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Hong Kong's new security law inhibits anxious artists

Aug 26 2020

HONG KONG Fearing their work may violate a national security law recently imposed by Beijing, some Hong Kong artists are turning to self-censorship while others are moving their creations abroad or are planning to leave the city themselves. | Video

'Evolving like Pokemon', Hong Kong women step up to protest frontlines

Mar 07 2020

HONG KONG University student 'A', says she used to be a 'typical girl' who liked to shop, drink bubble tea and watch Korean soap operas but all that changed as Hong Kong's anti-government protests gained momentum and she stepped up to take a place in the frontlines.

Hong Kong police arrest media tycoon Jimmy Lai on illegal assembly charges

Feb 28 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong police arrested publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai, an outspoken critic of Beijing, and two other pro-democracy activists on Friday on charges of illegal assembly, drawing condemnation from international rights groups.

Fearing coronavirus, Hong Kong's 'coffin home' dwellers stay indoors

Feb 27 2020

HONG KONG To escape the confines of his Hong Kong "coffin home", or two square meters (21.5 square feet) of living space, Simon Wong usually spends his days in the park playing mahjong with friends, only returning at night to sleep. | Video

RPT-Fearing coronavirus, Hong Kong's "coffin home" dwellers stay indoors

Feb 25 2020

HONG KONG, Feb 25 To escape the confines of his Hong Kong "coffin home", or two square metres (21.5 square feet) of living space, Simon Wong usually spends his days in the park playing mahjong with friends, only returning at night to sleep.

Pampered pooches take to the sky in travel niche

Mar 23 2018

HONG KONG Ding Dong and Fun Fun, a pair of 12-year-old Yorkshire terriers, know how to enjoy the high life - literally. | Video

Hong Kong court rules pro-independence stance must bar standing for election

Feb 13 2018

HONG KONG Hong Kong's High Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of barring a pro-independence activist from standing in an election, saying it is "fundamental" for lawmakers to accept the city as an inalienable part of China.

Former British banker denied new trial in Hong Kong double murder case

Feb 08 2018

HONG KONG A former British banker who was jailed for life in 2016 for the murder of two Indonesian women he tortured and raped will not be given a new trial, Hong Kong's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday.

Wheelchair-bound athlete honored for climbing up mountain

Jan 11 2018

HONG KONG A car accident seven years ago stripped professional Hong Kong rock climber Lai Chi-wai of his ability to walk, but this did not stop him climbing up a mountain that is roughly the height of New York's Empire State Building.

Thinking outside the box to ease Hong Kong's housing crisis

Dec 21 2017

HONG KONG Hong Kong's soaring property prices have pushed tens of thousands of families into tiny, partitioned apartments, sparking calls for creative solutions, including converting shipping containers and even water pipes into temporary homes. | Video

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