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Xi Visits Hong Kong as Propaganda Touts Chinese Regime’s ‘Strong Leadership’ in Handling the City
Chinese leader Xi Jinping visited Hong Kong on Thursday, June 30 to mark the city’s 25th year since its handover from British rule on July 1, 1997.  During the two-day trip, he met with more...
Now Banned in Hong Kong, Vigil Honoring Victims of Tiananmen to Be Moved to Taiwan
Since 1990, tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong’s iconic Victoria Park to commemorate the hundreds of student protesters who died fighting for democratic rights in Beijing’s Tiannanmen square on June 4,...
COVID-19, Lockdowns Have Many Hongkongers Suffering From PTSD: Study
A growing number of Hong Kong residents have reported experiencing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns that have been implemented across China.  According to...
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United Nations Warns of ‘Hellstorm on Earth’ Amidst Compounding Crises Driving Global Food Scarcity
The executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme, David Beasly, on the sidelines of this year's World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland said compounding crises are resulting in a “hellstorm on...
Incoming Hong Kong Leader John Lee Strengthens Xi’s Authority Over City
John Lee Ka-chiu, Hong Kong’s former Security Security and a career policeman, has been selected to replace the city’s outgoing Chief Executive Carrie Lam.Lee, 64, was the sole candidate and received 99 percent of the...
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Hong Kong, Once a Bastion for Free Press, Now Ranks Dismally in Annual Press Freedoms Report
An annual report on press freedoms across the globe published by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) indicates that Hong Kong, once a bastion for free press, has plummeted in the rankings. The dismal performance is being...
Chinese State-linked Newspaper Brands Hong Kong Journalist Association as ‘Anti-China,’ Calls for Its Disbandment
A newspaper backed by the Chinese regime has called on a prominent journalists' association in Hong Kong to disband, criticizing the organization for its “anti-China” reporting on issues such as human rights and press freedom. ...
Hong Kong will appoint a new Chief Executive in May after Carrie Lam announced she would not run for a second term.
Hong Kong to Appoint New Leader in May After Carrie Lam Announces Her Departure
Hong Kong will appoint a new chief executive in May after Carrie Lam announced she will not run for a second term.  Lam revealed her decision to the public during a regularly-scheduled Coronavirus Disease 2019...
Amid a devastating wave of COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations, Hong Kong awoke to a 4.1 earthquake the morning of March 14.
4.1 Earthquake Strikes Pandemic-stricken Hong Kong
News Analysis Over 8,000 Hong Kong residents reported feeling an earthquake in the early morning hours of March 14. The quake was mild, weighing in at 4.1 on the Richter scale. Some residents reported seeing...
Hong Kong Authorities Announce New COVID Preventive Measures as Cases and Deaths Rise
As the number of infected people continued to increase in the past week, Hong Kong authorities set up an online system on March 7 to record the results of rapid testing administered by residents themselves...
Hong Kong Hospitals Placing Body Bags Under Patients’ Beds as COVID-19 Surges Out of Control
There are no funeral ceremonies for some of the hundreds of Hong Kong residents dying everyday due to a recent rise in COVID-19 cases. Their bodies are instead sealed in plastic bags and then quickly...
While the world watches Hong Kong, COVID-19 cases and deaths are skyrocketing quietly in Hong Kong.
Meanwhile In Hong Kong: COVID Cases and Deaths Touch the Sky
While the entire world has its eyes focused on the military conflict between the Russian Federation and an alliance formed by neighboring Ukraine, NATO, and numerous other countries and corporations, in Hong Kong, a pseudo-democracy...