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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

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Nov 18, 2019 15:53
The ERO permits the government to grant itself sweeping new powers, including the ability to censor publications and the internet, and arbitrarily detain people and search properties. Monday’s ruling raises questions about how far the government can... read more
Nov 13, 2019 19:38
China, facing the biggest challenge to its rule of the territory since it was handed back by the British in 1997, has insisted it will not buckle to the pressure and warned of even tougher security measures. read more
Nov 12, 2019 15:41
After protestors had dispersed, police fired tear gas at the remaining protesters on old, narrow Pedder Street. read more
Nov 05, 2019 16:54
China’s President Xi Jinping and Carrie Lam’s meeting in Shanghai came in the backdrop of a weekend of violence in the special administration region (SAR) of Hong Kong marked by a knife attack and the vandalising of Xinhua’s office in the city. read more
Nov 04, 2019 12:12
Within a few hours, developer Three Tops (HK) Ltd. had offloaded almost three-quarters of the 53 mainly one-bedroom units on offer, helping to push sales of new apartments over the weekend to the most since late August. read more
Oct 23, 2019 10:02
Leading candidates being considered to replace Carrie Lam reportedly include Norman Chan, former head of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, and Henry Tang, who has also served as the territory’s financial secretary and chief secretary for administrat... read more
Oct 17, 2019 06:37
The city’s unelected pro-Beijing leader, who has historic low approval ratings, tried twice to begin her policy address inside the Legislative Council, three months after the building was trashed by masked protesters. read more
Oct 15, 2019 09:53
Chief Executive Carrie Lam banned face masks after invoking emergency powers last used in 1967, many stations were left in tatters. The rail operator MTR Corporation shut the entire network for a whole day for the first time since 2007 before gradually... read more
Oct 11, 2019 18:44
Hong Kong’s establishment-shaking protest movement, which has plunged the international business hub into crisis and seemed to have boundless reserves of determination, energy, creativity and popular support, might finally be losing a little steam as... read more
Oct 08, 2019 17:32
The financial hub, Hong Kong, has been gripped by four months of rallies. Carrie Lam’s decision to impose the mask ban on protestors sparked some of the most violent scenes. read more
Oct 04, 2019 19:59
Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the New Territories district of Sha Tin on Friday, hours after the government imposed emergency laws designed to quell violent unrest that has roiled the city for four months. read more
Sep 26, 2019 22:25
The city is bracing itself for a fresh round of protests in coming days with Saturday marking five years since the pro-democracy Umbrella Movement kicked off and Tuesday being the 70th anniversary of communist China’s founding. read more
Sep 17, 2019 22:16
The firms responded that “the time is not right” as the violence and unrest in the semiautonomous Chinese territory have shown no sign of ending, Lam said at a news conference. She didn’t give details on the firms or when they were approached. read more
Sep 13, 2019 13:31
Under the proposed bill, if a new apartment remains unsold for 12 months after it’s completed, the developer will be subject to a vacancy tax unless the unit is rented out. The tax would be a flat rate of 200% of the unit’s estimated annual rental v... read more
Sep 06, 2019 18:28
Beijing administers Hong Kong as a special administrative region (SAR) under the “one country, two systems’’ principle, which gives local residents certain rights like the freedom to protest not enjoyed by Mainland residents. read more