Hong Kong

China boosts cadres in Hong Kong by 100, as Beijing tightens supervision of city, media report

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China sent an extra 100 cadres to work in its top Hong Kong office in the past year to make...
China Mainland

China to stop recognizing special U.K. passport for Hong Kong residents

China will no longer recognize the British National Overseas passport as a valid travel document or proof of identity, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian...
Hong Kong

Hong Kong imposes city’s first COVID-19 lockdown in Kowloon area

Hong Kong is locking down thousands of residents for the first time over the weekend to contain a worsening outbreak of the coronavirus. The...
Hong Kong

Pro-Beijing Hong Kong politicians to be vaccinated before city residents

A group of more than 200 pro-Beijing politicians in Hong Kong is set to be vaccinated against Covid-19 in mainland China, ahead of the...
Hong Kong

Hong Kong fourth quarter 2020 unemployment at 16-year high, hit by economic slowdown

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rose to a 16-year high of 6.6% in October-December 2020, as a new wave of...
Hong Kong

A Hong Kong website gets blocked, which would signal an end of Hong Kong’s ‘open Internet’

A Hong Kong website gets blocked, which would signal an end of Hong Kong’s ‘open Internet.’ Police blocked a Hong Kong website, The HKChronicles, ...
Hong Kong

HK judge cautious on calls for judicial reform

Hong Kong’s outgoing top judge said on Tuesday that calls for reform of the city’s judiciary cannot be based on dissatisfaction with court rulings,...
Hong Kong

New pro-Beijing Bauhinia Party in Hong Kong hopes to attract 250,000 members about 3.3% of the city population

The new grouping established by three mainland-born prominent businessmen, Li Shan, Clement Chen Jiawen, and Wang Chau-chi. The association has close ties with Beijing’s...