Proper use of fire gear urged

The Fire Services Department today urged the public not to remove or use fire service installations and equipment unless there is a fire.   The department...

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...

BREAKING: Hong Kong security chief John Lee announces further concessions to extradition bill after...

Hong Kong’s Secretary for Security John Lee has announced three main changes to the government’s extradition bill – which hew closely to requests previously...

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam survives first no confidence vote, as democrats cite ‘lies’...

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers have put forward the first no-confidence vote against Chief Executive Carrie Lam, which took place amid escalating international concern about...

University of Hong Kong to lodge formal complaint to police over officers’ entry onto...

The University of Hong Kong has expressed concern over the presence of police officers on its premises, after several were spotted on campus shortly after...

Explainer: The Yuen Long mob attacks and Hong Kong’s triads – why do some...

On July 21, an armed mob indiscriminately attacked returning demonstrators, journalists and civilians at Yuen Long MTR station in one of the most violent...

Jailed Hong Kong Umbrella Movement leader Benny Tai released on bail pending appeal

Benny Tai, one of the nine leaders jailed for participation in the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement, has been allowed bail pending an appeal. Legal scholar...

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong confirms arrest for ‘bail breach’ after trip to Taiwan

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong said Sunday he had been arrested for breaching bail conditions on returning home from a trip to Taiwan. Wong, 22,...

Hong Kong gov’t HQ and Admiralty MTR station to remain closed as protesters disperse...

Hong Kong’s Central Government Offices and Admiralty MTR station will remain closed on Thursday as the area remains on police lockdown. Police in Central. Photo:...

Hong Kong gov’t announces three new concessions to extradition bill after pressure from pro-Beijing...

Hong Kong’s Secretary for Security John Lee has announced three main changes to the government’s extradition bill – which hew closely to requests previously...

In Pictures: Police-protester skirmishes across Hong Kong, as officers clear Tsim Sha Tsui with...

Police-protester skirmishes and spontaneous road blockades broke out across Kowloon on Saturday evening, as Tsim Sha Tsui police station was surrounded on the tenth...

Hong Kong trainee solicitor asked by Dept. of Justice to explain online ‘hate speech’...

Hong Kong’s Department of Justice (DOJ) has demanded an explanation from a trainee solicitor regarding online comments where he told police officers and their...

In Pictures: Protesters stage hit-and-run demos in defiance of ban, as police fire tear...

Tear gas was deployed in the New Territories town of Tai Wai on Saturday evening, after anti-government demonstrators defied a police ban on the weekend’s...

Hong Kong police shoot projectiles at close range in Tai Koo, as protester suffers...

A Hong Kong police officer was seen shooting pepper balls at close range against protesters on Sunday as they were leaving the scene via...

Hong Kong’s missing leader: Whatever happened to the new-look Carrie Lam?

They seek her here, they seek her there, they seek her everywhere, but where is the new-look, caring, sharing, new leaf turned over Carrie...

Beijing’s top office on Hong Kong affairs backs city’s gov’t and police, condemning recent...

China’s top office for handling Hong Kong affairs held a press conference in Beijing on Monday to express “its stance and views on Hong Kong’s...

‘A way to help’: The Hong Kong medics aiding frontline protesters

By Yan Zhao In the early days of Hong Kong’s protests, Jonathan put out a call on a messaging app seeking fellow medics to aid demonstrators – within a...

Hong Kong police deny ‘double standards’ after accusations of leniency towards anti-protester mob

Pro-democracy lawmakers have accused the Hong Kong police force of adopting “double standards” in their treatment of anti-government demonstrators and counter-protesters in North Point...

As protests ebb and flow, Hong Kong’s battle-weary activists bank on creativity

by Yan Zhao and Emma Clark Notifications for the “War Room” WhatsApp group ping relentlessly as an organiser of HongKong’s biggest political rallies in decades explains...

In Pictures: Physical clashes and injuries at Hong Kong’s legislature amid uproar over China...

Hong Kong’s legislature descended into chaos on Saturday morning as pro-Beijing and pro-democracy lawmakers fought for control over the vetting process of a controversial...

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