January 23, 2022 11:26 (IST)
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Hong Kong police arrest two former Cathay Pacific staffers for violating COVID-19 quarantine rules

Hong Kong: Hong Kong police have arrested and charged two former Cathay Pacific staffers as they violated COVID-19 quarantine rules, media reports said.

Hong Kong: Activist convicted over Tiananmen massacre

Hong Kong/UNI: Hong Kong's pro-democracy activist Chow Hang Tung was on Tuesday sentenced for 15 months for organising vigil in 2021 to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen massacre.

Chinese crackdown: Taiwan witnessing rise in immigration from Hong Kong

Taipei, Taiwan: Taiwan is witnessing a rise in immigrants arriving from Hong Kong in recent times amid intensified crackdown by China.

Hong Kong: Independent news website Citizen News to shut down tomorrow over 'safety fears'

Hong Kong: Independent news website Citizen News has announced it will shut down from Tuesday (Jan 4) due to deteriorating media environment in the city and the need to protect its staff.

Hong Kong media outlet closes after police arrests

Hong Kong/UNI/Sputnik: Stand News, an independent publication popular among Hong Kong opposition supporters, said on Wednesday that it had stopped working, following a massive raid and arrests of its employees.

Hong Kong police arrests six people from an independent news outlet

Beijing/UNI: Police in Hong Kong have arrested six people working for an online media outlet allegedly for "conspiracy to publish seditious publications", BBC reported here on Wednesday.

Hong Kong: Media baron Jimmy Lai, six former Apple Daily employees hit with fresh sedition charge

Hong Kong: Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai and six former employees of his now defunct Apple Daily are now facing sedition charges while awaiting trial under the Beijing-imposed national security law.

Sri Lanka’s exports to China, Hong Kong declined: Expert

Colombo, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka’s trade with China, including tea shipments, has moved downward in 2020, experts said.

Two more Hong Kong varsities remove Tiananmen monuments

Hong Kong/UNI: Two Hong universities on Friday removed monuments commemorating the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, days after the University of Hong Kong removed a 24-year-old sculpture marking victims of the crackdown.

National security breaches: Hong Kong censorship law to check old films

Hong Kong: Hong Kong authorities will start scrutinizing past films for national security breaches under a tough new censorship law announced on Tuesday, a move that will give a massive blow to the region's political and artistic freedoms.

Hong Kong residents vote in Legislative Council election

Beijing/UNI/Sputnik: Polling stations opened on Sunday in Hong Kong where people are voting in the Legislative Council election, the first one since the major reform of the city’s electoral system.

100 people trapped on top of Hong Kong World Trade Centre as fire breaks out 

Hong Kong: Over 100 people are trapped on the top of Hong Kong World Trade Centre and are waiting to be rescued as a fire broke out in the building on Wednesday, media reports said.

Hong Kong public libraries purge 29 titles about the Tiananmen Massacre from shelves: Reports

Hong Kong public libraries have removed 29 out of 149 books about the Tiananmen Massacre from their shelves in the past 12 years, media reports said.

Joe Biden expresses 'concern' over China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong during virtual meet with Xi Jinping

Washington: US President Joe Biden raised concerns about China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong, as well as human rights more broadly during his virtual meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Joe Biden expresses 'concern' over China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong during virtual meet with Xi Jinping

Washington: US President Joe Biden raised concerns about China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong, as well as human rights more broadly during his virtual meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.