US issues travel advisory for Hong Kong over ‘civil unrest,’ urges travellers to exercise...

The United States has issued a travel advisory for Hong Kong, urging visitors to “exercise increased caution” because of civil unrest. The alert from the State...

Video: Student tackled in playground by Hong Kong police, as class boycott enters second...

Hong Kong’s citywide class boycott was met with police action for the second day in a row on Tuesday, as footage emerged of an...

Traffic enforcement enhanced

The Police today said a new version of the Automatic Number Plate Recognition system has enhanced traffic enforcement efficiency.   The new system has been equipped...

Hong Kong church worker and Demosisto member left severely injured by Yuen Long attackers

A Catholic church worker was among passengers severely injured by attackers at a West Rail MTR station on Sunday night. Hours after an anti-extradition march ended in police-protester...

Dozens of police in riot gear remove flyers with officers’ personal info from Tai...

Hong Kong police have removed several posters from the “Lennon Wall” message board in Tai Po after they were found to include the personal...

Hong Kong police lift ban on Sunday’s Tsuen Wan protest after organisers change route

Sunday’s anti-extradition march from Kwai Chung to Tsuen Wan has been approved by the police after being initially banned. The authorities and organisers were able...

Public meeting mostly peaceful

The Government said the public meeting held in Victoria Park today was generally peaceful.   In a statement tonight, the Government noted that protest participants occupied...

China slams criticism of verdict against Hong Kong Umbrella Movement activists, as pro-Beijing activist...

The Chinese foreign ministry has said foreigners should not distort the Hong Kong government’s effort to uphold public order as being harmful to freedoms....

Hong Kong police restrict protest for third time as Mong Kok march banned

The Hong Kong police have banned a pro-democracy protest march planned for Saturday in Mong Kok, only allowing protesters to gather in a park. The...

Hong Kong police chief backs down on categorisation of unrest, saying only five people...

Hong Kong’s police chief has backed down over his labelling of last Wednesday’s unrest as a “riot,” after protesters and the police clashed during an...

Democracies and dictatorships: What is the most ‘ideal’ political system?

A friend of mine recently told me about her quest to find a country with the “perfect democracy” ⁠— a system that has fewer...

Hong Kong leader promises ‘open, direct’ dialogue, offers no concessions to protesters’ demands

Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday promised to set up a platform for dialogue to “find a way out” for Hong Kong, adding that...

Police condemn airport violence

The Police condemned violent acts that occurred at the airport yesterday and pledged to bring those who committed such acts to justice.   Assistant Commissioner of...

Falun Gong members from Taiwan barred from Hong Kong ahead of extradition protest –...

Hong Kong immigration authorities reportedly denied entry to 33 Falun Gong members from Taiwan who were planning to protest on Sunday, according to Taiwan’s Central...

Thousands of Hongkongers urge US to pass bill defending human rights, amid more MTR...

Brandishing a sea of American flags, tens of thousands of Hongkongers marched in Central on Sunday urging Washington to pass a bill that would...

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam warns of ‘fake news’ after top adviser’s free sex...

Chief Executive Carrie Lam has distanced herself from a claim repeated by a senior government adviser that young women are providing free sex to...

Hong Kong eager for progress on new law against voyeurism, says security chief

Secretary for Security John Lee has said that the government was anxious to bring forward a new law against voyeurism as soon as possible....

Jailed Hong Kong localist Edward Leung withdraws bid to overturn legislative election ban

Jailed localist figurehead Edward Leung has received the High Court’s approval to withdraw his election petition over the 2016 Legislative Council election, meaning he...

In Pictures: ‘Flow like water’ – Hong Kong protesters converge on police HQ after...

by Elaine Yu & Yan Zhao Thousands of protesters blockaded Hong Kong’s police headquarters Friday evening, demanding the resignation of the city’s pro-Beijing leader and...

Hong Kong’s journalism watchdog says police ‘trampled on reporters’ rights’ during extradition protest clashes

The Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) has condemned the police, saying it drove away journalists from reporting duties during scenes of unrest in the...

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