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Anger soars over vicious mob attack on Hong Kong protesters
by Elaine Yu - July 22, 2019 - 12:18pm
Anger soared in Hong Kong on Monday over a vicious assault against pro-democracy protesters by a mob of suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded, one critically, in a dramatic escalation of the political...
Violent clashes as Hong Kong marks China handover anniversary
by Elaine Yu - July 1, 2019 - 8:51pm
The angry scenes ramped up tensions in the financial hub which has been rocked by three weeks of historic demonstrations against a hugely unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland.
Roads seized as Hong Kong braces for rally on handover anniversary
by Elaine Yu - July 1, 2019 - 8:34am
Police in Hong Kong used pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters who had seized highways early Monday ahead of what is expected to be a huge pro-democracy rally on the anniversary of the city's...
Memes, cartoons and caustic Cantonese: the language of Hong Kong's protests
by Elaine Yu - June 24, 2019 - 3:47pm
Viral artwork pummelling city leaders, clever word plays and Cantonese cursing that would make a sailor blush -- Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous embrace of satire during their huge anti-government...
Surveillance-savvy Hong Kong protesters go digitally dark
by Elaine Yu - June 13, 2019 - 9:24pm
Hong Kong's tech-savvy protesters are going digitally dark as they try to avoid surveillance and potential future prosecutions, disabling location tracking on their phones, buying train tickets with cash and purging...
Violence mars end of huge Hong Kong protest against China extradition
by Elaine Yu - June 10, 2019 - 8:47am
A huge peaceful protest in Hong Kong against controversial plans to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland descended into violence early Monday as police fought running battles with small pockets of demonst...
United by fear of China, Hong Kongers staged record march
by Elaine Yu - June 10, 2019 - 8:25am
They came from all walks of life, a sea of white-clad Hong Kongers, braving hours in the tropical heat and galvanised by fear that their unique city is being subsumed by China.
Hong Kong government defends gay marriage ban in court
by Elaine Yu - May 29, 2019 - 6:23pm
Hong Kong's government is defending the city's ban on same-sex unions at a landmark court challenge days after neighboring Taiwan legalized gay marriage in an unprecedented first for Asia.
Filipino pastor takes new gay marriage fight to Hong Kong court
by Elaine Yu - May 7, 2019 - 1:04pm
In a filing with the city's High Court he argues that his congregation's freedom to worship—a right enshrined in Hong Kong's mini-constitution—is being trampled on by the city's ban on same-sex marr...
Filipino maid fired after being diagnosed with stage 3 cancer
by Elaine Yu - March 7, 2019 - 3:56pm
The case of a Filipina domestic worker in Hong Kong who was sacked after being diagnosed with cervical cancer -- leaving her without healthcare -- shines a light on the exploitation of tens of thousands of foreign...
WATCH: Tourists flock to Hong Kong's Instagram hotspots
by Elaine Yu - February 17, 2019 - 12:46pm
For smartphone-wielding hordes of tourists, Hong Kong boasts a host of must-have Instagram locations -- but crowds of snap-happy travellers are testing local patience and transforming once quaint pockets of the bustling...
Gotta gram 'em all: Must-snap locations testing Hong Kong's patience
by Elaine Yu - February 12, 2019 - 12:25pm
For smartphone-wielding hordes of tourists, HongKong boasts a host of must-have Instagram locations—but crowds of snap-happy travellers are testing local patience and transforming once quaint pockets...
Chinese communities around world welcome Year of the Pig
by Elaine Yu - February 5, 2019 - 8:28am
Chinese communities began welcoming the Year of the Pig on Tuesday, ushering in the Lunar New Year with prayers, family feasts and shopping sprees after embarking on the world's largest annual migration.
China's president inaugurates Hong Kong-mainland mega bridge
by Elaine Yu - October 24, 2018 - 2:03pm
China's President Xi Jinping officially opened the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China Tuesday, at a time when Beijing is tightening its grip on its semi-autonomous territo...
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