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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.

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will not seek second term: Reports

Hong Kong: Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam has said she will not seek a second term in the office, media reports said on Monday.

Hong Kong witnessing sharp drop in water collection amid COVID-19

Hong Kong: An environment expert has said Hong Kong is witnessing a sharp drop in the amount of water collected in the city's reservoirs despite a spike in consumption.

Hong Kong activist arrested for making online comment that may endanger 'national security'

Hong Kong/IBNS: A Hong Kong activist hospital worker was arrested for suspected violation of her bail conditions by making comments online that could endanger national security, media reports said.

Hong Kong births sink to lowest in 56 years: Reports

Hong Kong: The number of births in Hong Kong hit a record low last year, falling below 40,000 for the first time in more than five decades as experts warned of wide-reaching implications for the city’s ageing population, media reports said.

China slams Canada over Hong Kong, Ottawa protests

Ottawa/UNI/Sputnik: China's diplomatic mission in Canada slammed Ottawa for the "stark double standard" in the way the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau portrayed the Freedom Convoy in Canada and the violent protests in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong: 21 nations express concern over media suppression

Washington: A coalition of 21 countries from around the world, including the United States and the United Kingdom, issued a joint statement in which they expressed a deep concern over alleged suppression of independent media in Hong Kong.

COVID-19: Vegetable prices continue to rise in Hong Kong as more cross-border truckers quarantined

Hong Kong: Vegetable prices in Hong Kong are moving up and shelves at some supermarkets remained empty as retailers blamed transport disruptions at the mainland China border due to Covid-19.

Majority of Hongkongers holding BN(O) visas in UK are university educated, married, don’t plan on coming back: Survey

London: A survey conducted by the British Home Office has shown most of the Hong Kong residents who successfully applied for a pathway to UK citizenship are university educated, married or in a relationship with children, and have no plans to return to the city.

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.