With love from Taiwan: Supporters send gas masks and filters to Hong Kong protesters

Dissatisfaction and distrust in the Hong Kong government and law enforcement agencies have run through the semi-autonomous city after months of civil unrest, triggered...

‘Million scream’: Hong Kong protesters belt out slogans from their windows every night at...

“I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore,” cried Howard Beale, the ranting television anchor in Sidney Lumet’s 1976 flick Network, as...

Video: Sexy tutors – the cram school entrepreneurs with a risqué side-business

Community & Education • HKFP Features • HKFP Reports • Hong Kong • Video 1 September 2019 09:301 min read [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5iBvkYcpIA?feature=oembed&w=810&h=456] Miss Pun and Emilia...

‘I can’t sleep, I can’t eat’: How Hong Kong’s extradition bill crisis is affecting...

On Sunday, August 11, Nathan Road resembled a war zone. Swarms of riot police fired rounds of tear gas at protesters, as anger over...

HKFP Lens: ‘Small city, big people’ – Matthieu Bout’s tilt-shift images of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Free Press is a non-profit English language news source seeking to unite critical voices. Free and independent, HKFP launched in 2015 amid...

Hong Kong’s high-pressure education system has failed us all, but there’s still hope

By Millie Fung Hong Kong is notorious for its high-stress education system. From as early as age 6, Hong Kong students have hours of homework...

We know breastfeeding is a good thing – so why does Hong Kong need...

By Liz Thomas, founder #Ittasteslikelove, Hong Kong’s normalise breastfeeding campaign We all know breastfeeding is a good thing – the World Health Organisation (WHO) says so,...

Hong Kong raises T8 storm signal as tropical cyclone Wipha skirts the city

The Observatory raised the T8 storm signal at 1:40pm on Wednesday, as tropical cyclone Wipha approaches Hong Kong. “According to the present forecast track, Wipha...

Australian universities face probe over deals with Chinese-state run Confucius Institutes

Australian universities are being investigated over their contracts with Chinese-state run Confucius Institutes, officials said on Thursday (Jul 25), amid fresh revelations over the...

Children of Chinese elite walk red line to ‘perfection’

By Peter Stebbings with Kelly Wang Danielle Liu stares straight ahead, a book balanced precariously on her head, and carefully walks along a red line...

Taiwanese ‘graffiti village’ eases elderly loneliness

Nestled in the mist-covered foothills of Taiwan’s central mountain range, Ruan Chiao village is virtually devoid of young people, but artist Wu Tsun-hsien is...

HKU head Zhang Xiang promises dialogue with students after criticism over statement on LegCo...

The head of the University of Hong Kong met with his critics again on Friday night, promising to appear at a public forum within...

Journalism watchdog says past year among the worst for Hong Kong press freedom since...

Hong Kong’s journalism watchdog has said the government has damaged freedom of expression in what they describe as one of the worst years in...

China’s Xi Jinping has muzzled social sciences, says French sinologist Chloé Froissart

By Filip Noubel Understanding social issues in China is essential to the survival of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Thirty years ago, its survival was...

HKFP Lens: Alexis Ip and Stefan Irvine capture Hong Kong’s disappearing architecture and street...

An upcoming duo exhibition, titled RECONSTRUCT, features Alexis Ip‘s scenes of nostalgic street vendors, juxtaposed with Stefan Irvine‘s scientifically accurate panoramas of the disappearing tong laus. ‘Waterloo...

Arrest threats and fake car crashes: How China blocks journalists in Xinjiang

By Eva Xiao The three men were so busy staging a fake car crash they failed to notice the very people they were trying to block: foreign journalists...

‘This is my home, I want to be here’: Hong Kong’s ethnic minority protesters...

Beneath the surface of any Hong Kong protest lies the question of identity. Pro-democracy and anti-extradition protesters often use elements of local culture, like...

Social workers, psychologists offer emotional support to Hong Kong protesters after four deaths

Online groups have offered emotional support to protesters after four people linked to the campaign against the extradition bill died. Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung,...

‘Sing Hallelujah to the Lord’: Religion on the forefront of Hong Kong’s protests

By Yan Zhao and Catherine Lai Held aloft above a sea of protesters marching through the heart of Hong Kong, the hand-written cardboard sign made...

Video: Hong Kong journalism watchdog condemns obstruction of TVB cameraman at anti-extradition law demo

The Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) has condemned the obstruction of journalists at work after a TVB cameraman was driven away by anti-extradition law...

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