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,  that publishes material mainly related on anti-government protests in 2019. The website has warned its users to prepare for large-scale internet blocks, filters, and censorship in the future. Sources said the… Continue reading A Hong Kong website gets blocked, which would signal an end of Hong Kong’s ‘open Internet’

HK judge cautious on calls for judicial reform

Hong Kong Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma speaks to reporters at a news conference in the territory yesterday, ahead of his retirement on Sunday. Photo: AFP

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, as China state media and a growing host of pro-Beijing figures call for an overhaul of how the financial hub’s courts are run. Hong Kong’s chief justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li said… Continue reading HK judge cautious on calls for judicial reform

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 office in Hong Kong. The Bauhinia Party came about from a sense of disappointment at the “weak” government of the city. According to the platform of this new Bauhinia Part, it… Continue reading New pro-Beijing Bauhinia Party in Hong Kong hopes to attract 250,000 members about 3.3% of the city population