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7 dead in Hong Kong apartment fire

7 dead in Hong Kong apartment fire

World

Mon, Nov 16 2020

Deadly fires used to be a regular scourge, especially in poorer neighbourhoods

China: Removal of Hong Kong lawmakers...

China: Removal of HK lawmakers was right...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Nov 13 2020

The EU urged the ‘immediate reinstatement’ of the lawmakers

China: Hong Kong lawmaker resignations...

'HK lawmaker resignations a challenge...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Nov 12 2020

The exodus of opposition lawmakers neuters one of the last forums for dissent in Hong Kong

US warns of more China sanctions over...

US warns of more China sanctions

North America

Thu, Nov 12 2020

On Monday, the US imposed sanctions on four more officials accused of curbing freedoms in Hong Kong

All Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers...

All Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers...

World

Wed, Nov 11 2020

The move will raise further concern in the West about the level of Hong Kong's autonomy, promised...

Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers threaten...

HK pro-democracy MPs threaten to...

East Asia

Mon, Nov 9 2020

The inability of Hong Kongers to elect their leaders and all of their lawmakers has been at the heart...

Ant Group's IPO sees record $3 trillion...

Ant Group's IPO sees record $3tn

Business

Sat, Oct 31 2020

Investors, both retail and institutional, are rushing to buy into Ant, which operates China’s biggest...

A moving current: Thai protesters adopt...

Thai protesters adopt Hong Kong...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Oct 20 2020

One Hong Kong Twitter user named Crystaljel recommended using umbrellas as shields and carrying saline...

Young and restless: Protest parallels...

Protest parallels in Thailand, Hong...

Southeast Asia

Mon, Oct 19 2020

Voranai Vanijaka, a political analyst at Bangkok's Thammasat University, said tech-savvy youths in...

Hong Kong pink dolphins enjoy comeback...

Pink dolphins return in Hong Kong

East Asia

Fri, Oct 16 2020

According to the WWF, there are only an estimated 2,000 pink dolphins left in the Pearl River Delta --...

Macau exhibition showing Hong Kong protest...

Macau exhibition showing Hong Kong protest...

East Asia

Sat, Oct 10 2020

Both Macau and Hong Kong are former colonies that were granted certain freedoms unseen in the Chinese...

Two dozen Hong Kong activists in court...

Two dozen Hong Kong activists in court...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Sep 15 2020

The vigil has taken on particular significance in recent years as the semi-autonomous city chafes under...

Hong Kong police swoop on postponed...

Hong Kong police swoop on postponed...

Asia-Pacific

Sun, Sep 6 2020

One woman was detained under a new security law Beijing imposed on the city for chanting independence...

UN experts decry Hong Kong security...

UN experts decry Hong Kong security...

World

Fri, Sep 4 2020

The open letter reflected a detailed legal analysis of the national security law imposed in Hong Kong...

HK begins China-led mass Covid-19...

HK begins China-led mass Covid-19...

East Asia

Tue, Sep 1 2020

A group of pro-democracy politicians and lawmakers, including prominent activist Joshua Wong, have called...

Two Hong Kong opposition lawmakers among...

Two Hong Kong opposition lawmakers among...

East Asia

Wed, Aug 26 2020

'This is out-and-out political persecution,' says James To, a veteran lawyer and member of the...

Hong Kong offers free Covid-19 test...

Hong Kong offers free Covid-19 test...

East Asia

Fri, Aug 21 2020

Hong Kong had seen a resurgence of locally transmitted cases since the start of July

HK's Lam resigns from honorary role...

HK's Lam resigns from honorary role...

East Asia

Sun, Aug 16 2020

Lam said the accusations  were 'groundless' and she was 'deeply disappointed by the...

Tensions rise in Thailand ahead of fresh...

Tensions rise in Thailand ahead of fresh...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Aug 16 2020

The protesters, partly inspired by the Hong Kong democracy movement, claim to be leaderless, and have...

Released tycoon Lai says HK needs patient,...

Released tycoon Lai says HK needs patient,...

East Asia

Thu, Aug 13 2020

'The oxygen is getting thin, and we are all choking, but when we're choking we're still taking...

Arrested Hong Kong media tycoon tells...

Arrested Hong Kong media tycoon tells...

East Asia

Wed, Aug 12 2020

The 71-year-old was cheered by staff and handed a bouquet on Wednesday as he returned to the newsroom...