Lowest rating yet for a Hong Kong leader: Popularity of Carrie Lam plunges to...

The popularity of Hong Kong’s Chief Executive has plunged to a historic low, according to a regular University of Hong Kong (HKU) survey released...

Event: Hong Kong Social Enterprise showcase – how to give back to the community

Are you a social entrepreneur dedicated to giving back to the community? Learn all about how to maximise your impact at the Social Enterprise...

Sing Hallelujah to the Lord: How the church is reminding Hong Kong’s gov’t to...

Every day after the first march against the government’s extradition bill on June 9, there was a group of Christians singing and praying outside the...

A language under attack: China’s campaign to sever the Uighur tongue

By Rustem Shir, Research Associate with the Uyghur Human Rights Project Of the 7,111 languages being spoken around the world, 41 per cent can be...

‘Happy to see Hong Kong become part of China’: Social media alarmed over Google...

Hong Kong social media lit up on Friday when protesters noticed Google’s translation software was briefly churning out a rather odd suggestion during a week that...

Hong Kong lacks hospitality, but can you do service with a smile on a...

By Regina Chen, Charleen Chen and Iris Yeung. Jacqueline Wang, a 20-year-old Chinese student who studies in the United Kingdom, travelled to Hong Kong earlier this year. High...

Solemn commemorations around the world mark 30 years since the Tiananmen Massacre

Groups across the world gathered on Tuesday to commemorate 30 years since the Tiananmen crackdown in a series of poignant spectacles. Hundreds, perhaps thousands,...

Hong Kong school head called police over student-backed petition opposing controversial extradition bill

The principal of a Hong Kong secondary school has asked the police to intervene after finding out someone made him a signatory to a...

Hundreds of petitions appear in protest of Hong Kong’s controversial China extradition bill

Hundreds of petitions have appeared over recent days in opposition to the Hong Kong government’s controversial extradition bill, attracting thousands of signatories from Hong Kong...

Bogus prince, real frog: Hong Kong’s Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan is a decades-old fairy...

Hong Kongers are being told a fairy tale about an imaginary land called Lantau Tomorrow Vision that will magically resolve our housing problems and...

Event: #24HourProject in Hong Kong – Documenting humanity in the ‘largest street photography event...

Global photography movement the 24HourProject is coming to Hong Kong on Saturday, with a special focus on women’s rights. Founded by photographers Renzo Grande and...

Environmental activist becomes first Hongkonger to climb Mount Lhotse – world’s fourth-highest peak

Environmental activist Wong Wai-kin has become the first Hongkonger to climb Mount Lhotse, the fourth-highest mountain in the world. Wong, 47, reached the 8,516-metre high peak...

In Pictures: Shots of Hong Kong’s Bank of China under construction, following the death...

US architect I.M. Pei, known for his distinct modern style of bold lines and unique structures, died last week in New York, aged 102. Embed...

New deputy director role proposed for public broadcaster RTHK, but critics fear gov’t influence

The Hong Kong government is looking to set up a deputy director position at Hong Kong’s public broadcaster RTHK, which it said will be...

HKFP Lens: Thien-Ty Ly returns with a panoramic take on everyday 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...

HKFP Lens: Lisa Ross dives into the heart of Uighur identity with shots from...

Community & Education • HKFP Lens 13 May 2019 17:004 min read Lisa Ross is a New York-based photographer, video artist and educator. Her latest body of work I...

Hong Kong’s social ‘safety net’? Perverse, half-baked schemes to help people who already have...

The government has a congenital fear of establishing a social safety net that prioritizes helping people in need. So it has come up with...

How China’s overseas Confucius Institutes pose a powerful threat to academic freedom

China is waging a global propaganda war in an attempt to silence overseas critics, while it has unleashed the most repressive crackdown on internal...

HKFP Lens: Xinyu Liu takes a sombre look at Hong Kong’s crowded burial spaces

Xinyu Liu is a Chinese undergraduate student at Hong Kong Baptist University studying journalism. Tsuen Wan Chinese Permanent Cemetery. Photo: Xinyu Liu. Liu has shared her...

Hong Kong education chief says law for special needs students unnecessary despite lawmakers’ proposal

Hong Kong’s education minister has said there is no need for a new law to help special education needs (SEN) students, dismissing a member’s...

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