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Hong Kong's largest national security trial to begin with 47 in dock
by Su Xinqi - February 3, 2023 - 12:21pm
The trial of 47 of Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy figures begins on Monday, in the largest prosecution under a national security law that has crushed dissent in the city.
With Tiananmen gatherings banned, Hong Kongers remember in private
by Su Xinqi - June 6, 2022 - 8:11am
This is the third consecutive year that the vigil at Victoria Park has been banned, with the park closed late on Friday. 
Hong Kong TV show ignites 'brownface' row with Filipina role
by Su Xinqi - April 14, 2022 - 9:07am
A Hong Kong television show has ignited anger over a Filipina character played by a local actress who darkened her skin, in the latest incident of "brownface" in Asia.
Hong Kong to lift ban on flights from nine countries
by Su Xinqi - March 22, 2022 - 11:43am
Hong Kong will resume international flights from the United States, Britain and seven other countries, the government said Monday as it announced a loosening of some of the world's toughest...
How Covid-wracked Hong Kong is reeling two years into pandemic
by Su Xinqi - February 20, 2022 - 8:47am
The city's strict but successful "zero-Covid" policy had largely kept the virus out for months.
Amnesty to shutter Hong Kong offices, blames security law
by Su Xinqi - October 25, 2021 - 6:12pm
The decision came the same day a court in the Chinese city convicted a former food delivery driver of inciting secession by shouting slogans in the second national security case to come to trial.
'Unstoppable storm': Rights take back seat under Hong Kong security law
by Su Xinqi - June 29, 2021 - 11:15am
Authorities have arrested 114 people under the security law, and 64 of them have been prosecuted.
No jury for first Hong Kong 'national security' trial as columnist arrested
by Su Xinqi - June 23, 2021 - 4:58pm
The opening of the closely-watched court case came as police also arrested a senior columnist from the pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily under the same law.
Hong Kong pro-democracy media executives denied bail under security law
by Su Xinqi - June 19, 2021 - 2:05pm
Two executives from Hong Kong's pro-democracy Apple Daily appeared in court on Saturday on charges of collusion and were denied bail after authorities deployed a sweeping security law to target the newspaper, a scathing...
Hong Kong democracy vigil leader detained on Tiananmen anniversary
by Su Xinqi - June 4, 2021 - 5:42pm
Hong Kong police detained one of the organizers of the annual vigil commemorating Beijing's deadly Tiananmen Square crackdown, as authorities sought to prevent any show of pro-democracy people power on Friday's sensitive...
Hong Kong journalist convicted over database search for mob attack probe
by Su Xinqi - April 22, 2021 - 7:09pm
An award-winning Hong Kong journalist was found guilty on Thursday of improperly searching a public vehicle licence database to help track down the perpetrators of an attack on democracy supporters by government...
Supporters rally as Hong Kong dissidents charged with subversion
by Su Xinqi - March 2, 2021 - 7:34am
The dissidents were charged Sunday with conspiracy to commit subversion — the broadest use yet of China's sweeping security law imposed on the city last year. It criminalises any act considered to be subversion,...
Hong Kong reels after the year that free speech died
by Su Xinqi - December 21, 2020 - 2:29pm
Hong Kong is now a place where Beijing increasingly calls the shots and where voicing certain opinions can now carry up to a lifetime prison sentence.
China opens Hong Kong headquarters for its secret police
by Su Xinqi - July 9, 2020 - 7:31am
China opened a new office on Wednesday for its intelligence agents to operate openly in Hong Kong for the first time under a tough new security law, in a public display of its tightening control over the finance...
Hong Kong to lead Tiananmen mourning despite virus vigil ban
by Su Xinqi - June 4, 2020 - 7:20am
Hong Kong will Thursday lead global remembrance of China's deadly Tiananmen crackdown, with people lighting candles in neighbourhoods across the restless city after authorities banned a mass vigil because of the...
China threatens US counter measures if punished for Hong Kong law
by Su Xinqi - May 26, 2020 - 7:53am
Beijing plans to pass the new security law for Hong Kong that bans treason, subversion and sedition after months of massive, often-violent pro-democracy protests last year.
Mission impossible for disabled Hong Kongers hunting face masks
by Su Xinqi - February 19, 2020 - 5:43pm
For the last fortnight, queues have sprung up across the densely-packed business hub as Hong Kongers jostle for the latest delivery of face masks, toilet rolls and cleaning products.
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