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Xi Jinping arrives in Hong Kong to mark 25 years of handover

Beijing/UNI: Hong Kong will mark 25 years since the city was handed back by the British to China, BBC reported on Friday.

Few newly introduced Hong Kong textbooks claim the region was never a British colony

Hong Kong: Few newly introduced Hong Kong textbooks have triggered a controversy as they claimed that the region was never a British colony.

Human Rights situation in Hong Kong has deteriorated, slides down in survey ranking

Hong Kong: A new survey has shown that the human rights situation in Hong Kong  has deteriorated rapidly since Beijing’s crackdown after the pro-democracy protests of 2019, media reports said on Sunday.

China breached city autonomy pledge ‘comprehensively’, says Hong Kong’s last British governor Chris Patten

London/Hong Kong: Hong Kong’s last British governor Chris Patten has targeted China and said it has “breached comprehensively” in recent years the promise of guaranteeing  a “high degree of autonomy” for Hong Kong for 50 years following its handover to Beijing's control.

Hong Kong: Popular floating Jumbo restaurant sinks

Hong Kong: The iconic floating restaurant of Hong Kong, which was popular among tourists over the years, has sunk, media reports said on Tuesday.

Hong Kong: China approves composition of new govt

Taipei/UNI/Sputnik: The Chinese State Council has approved the composition of Hong Kong's new government proposed by Hong Kong Chief Executive-elect John Lee, the Hong Kong government said on Sunday.

Hong Kong authorities bar multiple media outlets from inauguration of new chief executive John Lee

Hong Kong: Hong Kong authorities have cited COVID-19 restrictions as the reason behind barring several  media outlets from covering incoming leader John Lee’s inauguration, media reports said on Sunday.

Hong Kong: 6 arrested during Tiananmen Square massacre anniversary

Hong Kong:  At least six people were arrested in Hong Kong as the authorities attempt to restrict public commemoration of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

Tiananmen Event: Hong Kong students hide tiny 'democracy goddesses' statue on campus

Hong Kong: Hong Kong University students have hid the tiny figurines of a "democracy goddess" around campus in the lead-up to the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, media reports said.

Activist raises alarm over curb of free speech in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: A Hong Kong activist has raised alarm over the curb of free speech in Hong Kong at the Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF).

Hong Kong leader elections violated democratic principle, says EU

Brussels: The European Union on Sunday said that Hong Kong leader's elections violated the democratic principles and political pluralism.

John Lee becomes Hong Kong's new leader

John Lee has become the new leader of Hong Kong at the end of a voting process which only saw him as the candidate.

Hong Kong authorities 'brainwashing' convicted pro-democracy activists: Reports

Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Correctional Services Department is using "brainwashing" measures to "deradicalize" jailed pro-democracy protesters present in the prison, media reports said on Friday.

Explosion on oil tanker near Hong Kong kills one, injures 6

City of Victoria/UNI/Sputnik: One person has died and another six got injured in an explosion on board Panama-registered oil tanker Chuang Yi near Hong Kong, local media reported.

Veteran Hong Kong journalist Allan Au arrested over alleged sedition

Hong Kong: China's national security police have arrested Hong Kong journalist Allan Au on Monday over alleged sedition charges, media reports said.