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Hong Kong locks down Tiananmen vigil park amid tight security, arrests organiser

Jun 05 2021

HONG KONG (Reuters) -Police blocked off a Hong Kong park to prevent people gathering to commemorate the anniversary of China's 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on Friday and arrested the planned vigil's organiser. | Video

HK property tycoon Wu says land reclamation will solve social, housing woes

May 18 2021

HONG KONG Hong Kong real estate magnate Gordon Wu said an ambitious land reclamation project can help solve housing and social problems, while welcoming the enforcement of a national security law in the city as bringing stability to boost investment.

For China's property developers, Hong Kong is becoming Shenzhen's backyard

Apr 25 2021

Chinese property developers have turned their sights to Hong Kong's border districts as mainlanders from neighbouring boomtown Shenzhen consider parts of the former British colony as a more affordable long-term housing prospect.

For China's property developers, Hong Kong is becoming Shenzhen's backyard

Apr 25 2021

Chinese property developers have turned their sights to Hong Kong's border districts as mainlanders from neighbouring boomtown Shenzhen consider parts of the former British colony as a more affordable long-term housing prospect.

For China's property developers, Hong Kong is becoming Shenzhen's backyard

Apr 25 2021

HONG KONG, April 23 Chinese property developers have turned their sights to Hong Kong's border districts as mainlanders from neighbouring boomtown Shenzhen consider parts of the former British colony as a more affordable long-term housing prospect.

Beijing's top official in Hong Kong warns foreign powers not to interfere

Apr 14 2021

HONG KONG Beijing's top representative in Hong Kong warned foreign powers on Thursday that they would be taught a lesson if they tried to use the global financial centre as a "pawn", as tensions escalated between China and Western governments over the city.

Press freedom in Macau’s gambling hub under spotlight as China ramps up scrutiny

Apr 08 2021

HONG KONG At a meeting at the Portuguese unit of Macau's public broadcaster TDM on March 10, two senior journalists addressed about 25 staff, reading new editorial rules requiring them to promote "patriotism, respect and love" for mainland China.

China formalises sweeping electoral shake-up for Hong Kong, demands loyalty

Mar 30 2021

BEIJING/HONG KONG China finalised a sweeping overhaul of Hong Kong's electoral system on Tuesday, drastically curbing democratic representation in the city as authorities seek to ensure "patriots" rule the global financial hub. | Video

Hong Kong's Lam says China's planned electoral changes could prompt another vote delay

Mar 08 2021

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday China's planned changes to the electoral system, denounced by pro-democracy activists, could further delay a vote for the city's legislature, but she was still uncertain on the timing.

Hong Kong's Lam says China's planned electoral changes could prompt vote delay

Mar 08 2021

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday that China's planned changes to the electoral system could further delay a vote for the city's legislature, but she was still uncertain on the timing.

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