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Leaving Hong Kong to Escape the Chinese Communist Regime

Another young person has fled Hong Kong in order to avoid the brutality of the Chinese Communist regime.  The 19-year-old youth, who goes by the pseudonym “Hammer,” has endured being arrested, beaten, and harassed by police, as well as having his house illegally searched — all for participating in Hong Kong’s anti-extradition movement in 2019.  […]

How Do Hongkongers Celebrate Chinese New Year? Hint: Flowers

We all like flowers, but for Hongkongers, flowers mean so much more. Especially on Chinese New Year’s Day, since giving flowers and potted plants as gifts is a very important tradition. Every year, lots of flower markets are held in different districts in Hong Kong for Chinese New Year. One of the most popular markets is in […]

Pro-Beijing Curriculum Targets Hong Kong Schoolchildren for Reeducation

Hong Kong’s controversial National Security Law is making itself further felt, this time in the city’s schools with a drastic revamp to the education that includes instigating a pro-Beijing curriculum that includes the targeting of liberal studies. Included in new measures issued February 4 are an increase in monitoring of teaching staff as well as […]

Hong Kong National Security Law Fallout: HSBC Brought Before UK Parliament for Freezing Assets of Pro-Democracy Account Holders

On June 30, 2020, Hong Kong’s National Security Law was passed, which was opposed by both the UK and U.S. governments and which negated the promised “One Country, Two Systems” balance between Hong Kong and Beijing. The Chinese government said it was necessary to instate it following a year of protests against continued encroachment on […]

Hong Kong Finally Lifts Lockdown Restrictions in Kowloon

The government of Hong Kong has lifted lockdown restrictions that were imposed in the Jordan area of Yau Tsim Mong District in Kowloon. The lockdown was placed after incidents of coronavirus infections came to light. The Jordan area, which is home to roughly 7,000 people, is a densely populated region, which raised further concerns that […]

More Sanctions Put on Chinese Officials Involved in Crackdown on Pro-democracy Activists

On Monday, Dec. 7, 14 more Chinese officials were sanctioned for taking part in the Chinese government’s draconian crackdown on Hong Kong pro-democracy activists.  Sanctions...

Hong Kong Leader Says She Has Piles of Cash at Home After US Sanctions

In early August, the Trump administration blacklisted 11 officials from China and Hong Kong for their roles in eroding the autonomy of Hong Kong....

Hong Kong Holds Thanksgiving Rally After US Enacts Bills

Thousands of people waved American flags and lights in Hong Kong’s business district on the evening of November 28 as a mass expression of...

Hong Kong Officially Withdraws Extradition Bill

After over 20 weeks into massive protests that have rocked the semi-autonomous city of Hong Kong, the extradition bill that set off the unrest...

Hong Kong Protesters Allegedly Died in Clashes With Police

The protests in Hong Kong may have turned lethal at the end of August, when police officers clashed with demonstrators in the Prince Edward...

Employee of British Consulate in Hong Kong Detained While in China

Simon Cheng Man-kit, a Hong Kong resident working as a consultant for the UK Consulate, went missing Aug. 8 while attending a business meeting...

Hong Kong Protesters Unyielding as Threat of Military Crackdown Looms

More observers warn of a possible violent crackdown by the mainland Chinese authorities in Hong Kong as millions of residents continue to resist what...

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