Coronavirus: Hong Kong Tourism Board predicts ‘zero visitors’ for coming months after visitor entry...

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) on Tuesday predicted the city will see “zero visitors” over the coming months after the government announced a...

Coronavirus: Hong Kong to ban all foreign visitors as 8,600 businesses barred from selling...

Hong Kong will ban all foreign visitors from entry from Wednesday due to a spike in imported coronavirus cases, Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced...

Safe haven? Hongkongers should remain vigilant as residents return from hard-hit countries

Hong Kong has one foot on safe ground and the other balanced precariously on a banana peel. Our cases of Covid-19 remain relatively few,...

‘Battle mode’: Brace for spike in coronavirus cases as Hongkongers return from hard-hit countries,...

Leading Hong Kong microbiologist Ho Pak-leung has predicted that the city will see a spike of at least 400 coronavirus cases over the coming...

Coronavirus: Hong Kong school closures extended as Cathay adds flights for students returning from...

Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Tuesday that schools in Hong Kong will not resume classes in April as planned due to the coronavirus...

Coronavirus: Hong Kong issues travel alert for all territories apart from China, Taiwan and...

Hong Kong has issued a red outbound travel alert for all countries and territories other than mainland China, Macau and Taiwan amid a surge...

Coronavirus: Hong Kong expands quarantine policy to arrivals from UK, US, Ireland, Egypt as...

Hong Kong has expanded quarantine restrictions to arrivals from over 30 countries and regions after cases of the coronavirus surged globally. The measures came...

HKFP Lens: ‘Tokyo 2020’ – Robert Gerhardt’s candid shots of Japanese street life as...

By Robert Gerhardt Tokyo 2020 is a series of candid monochromes shot by American photographer Robert Gerhardt during his visit to the capital of Japan last...

Coronavirus: Hongkonger infected 11 Thais with virus, authorities say, as WHO declares pandemic

A group of 11 people in Thailand have been tested positive for coronavirus following contact with an infected Hong Kong tourist, Thai authorities said...

Coronavirus: Hong Kong imposes mandatory quarantine for arrivals from Italy, and parts of France,...

The Hong Kong government is set to impose mandatory quarantine on anyone arriving from coronavirus-hit Italy as well as regions of France, Spain, Germany...

Coronavirus: Countries impose travel restrictions upon Hongkongers, including top destination Japan

Japan halted its visa-free policy for Hongkongers on Thursday, as a response to the coronavirus outbreak. Thailand, meanwhile, announced a 14-day self-quarantine order for...

Hong Kong train derailed following screw failure because staff lacked knowledge, says MTR

MTR maintenance staff lacked the knowledge to assess the effectiveness of their repairs resulting in a dramatic train derailment last year, the Hong Kong rail...

Coronavirus: Hong Kong cruise ship passengers return on charter flight for further quarantine, as...

A charter plane carrying 106 passengers from the coronavirus-hit cruise ship quarantined in Japan has arrived in Hong Kong. The first Cathay Pacific plane...

Coronavirus: Stranded by Manila’s travel ban, Hong Kong domestic workers face financial havoc and...

Mimi Rios has to pay 5,000 Philippine pesos (HK$768) for her son’s college exam fee this week – a small fortune she can only...

Hong Kong authorities find excessive levels of Legionella in MTR cooling towers after 11...

The Centre for Health Protection has found excessive levels of Legionella bacteria in tested samples of cooling towers at Choi Hung MTR station following 11...

Exclusive: ‘Anxious and intimidated’ – Hongkonger on quarantined cruise ship faces nervous wait for...

Two cruise ships carrying thousands of passengers have been stranded in Hong Kong and Japan having been caught up in the coronavirus outbreak. The Diamond...

Cathay Pacific asks Hong Kong staff to take unpaid leave amid coronavirus fears

Hong Kong’s flagship carrier Cathay Pacific is asking its entire workforce to take up to three weeks of unpaid leave, its CEO announced Wednesday,...

Hong Kong to open three MTR stations connecting Tai Wai and Kai Tak on...

Two new MTR stations and an extension on the Tuen Ma Line phase one will be opened on Friday, February 14. The Tuen Ma Line connects...

Hong Kong gov’t reveals HK$10bn pension, holiday and transport sweeteners; denies link to recent...

The Hong Kong government has announced a HK$10 billion welfare package, though has denied the relief measures are connected to the city’s seven months...

Is your photo album subversive? How border phone checks are intimidating visitors to China

By Ariel Lai, Tiffany Chong and Ada Chung Visiting Shenzhen for a culinary tour or enjoying a hipster lifestyle used to be a quick getaway...

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