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    In China, a factory is turning old wedding photographs into fuel

    By Matthew Walsh At a dusty warehouse in northern China, Liu Wei feeds photos of beaming...

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    Interview: One artist, many instruments and a 'melting pot' of genres - FKJ brings his unique style back to Hong Kong | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    By Martina Igini After an electrifying performance at last year’s Clockenflap, multi-instrumentalist FKJ is returning to...

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    Jimmy Lai provided HK$1.5 million loan to activists, court hears

    Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai was willing to provide “all kinds of help,” including a...

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    Multi-instrumentalist FKJ to release 2 new albums - exclusive

    By Martina Igini FKJ is to release two new albums – including a live record featuring...

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    US says China helping Moscow in biggest defence expansion since Soviet era

    China is helping Russia undertake its biggest military expansion since Soviet times, US officials said Friday,...

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    South China Sea: Beijing slams US-Japan-Philippines summit

    Beijing on Friday criticised the United States, Japan and the Philippines and defended its actions in...

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    93% of Hong Kong protest cases completed - Judiciary

    Hong Kong’s judiciary has handled around 90 per cent of cases on national security and the...

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    HK must remain vigilant against 'soft resistance' - Eric Chan

    The Hong Kong government will step up national security education through activities organised by disciplinary forces,...

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    China's top legislator, senior North Korean meet for talks

    China’s top legislator met with a senior North Korean official for talks on cooperation during a...

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    Hong Kong to host 8 events at 2025 National Games

    Hong Kong is to host eight competitions at the 2025 National Games, alongside events in Macau...

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    Most HK civil service dismissals in past 5 years over Covid vaccine rules

    More than 40 per cent of Hong Kong civil servants dismissed over the past five years...

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    RTHK using AI presenters to 'enhance productivity,' relieve staff shortage

    Hong Kong’s government-backed broadcaster RTHK has begun to use Artificial Intelligence-generated (AI) voices in place of...

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    HK drops push for law protecting mainland Chinese against discrimination

    Hong Kong’s equality watchdog has suspended plans for a legal amendment to protect mainland Chinese from...

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    HK activist says national security law designed to persecute 'political enemies'

    A detained activist has told the trial of media mogul Jimmy Lai that he believed a...

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    HK$71 million ketamine seized at HK airport, 24-year-old arrested

    A man has been arrested after 129 kilograms of suspected ketamine with an estimated market value...

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    China's consumer price rise slows in March

    China’s inflation rate slowed in March, official data showed Thursday, as policymakers struggle to jumpstart persistently...

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    Hong Kong teacher challenges dismissal over 2019 posts about police

    A Hong Kong teacher who lost her job at a government school over online comments about...

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    5 years' jail for Portuguese national in HK over 'demonising China'

    A Portuguese national has been sentenced to five years in prison for conspiring to incite secession...

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    Hongkonger faces jail over 'insult' to Chinese national anthem

    A Hong Kong man charged with insulting the Chinese national anthem at a volleyball match sang...

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    China's Xi tells Taiwan ex-president 'no force can separate us'

    By Matthew Walsh Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that “external interference” would not stop Beijing...

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    HK man jailed for 2 years 9 months over 2019 Yuen Long attacks

    A Hong Kong man has been sentenced to two years and nine months in jail for...

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    Reporters Without Borders rep. denied entry to HK, NGO says

    A representative for Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has been denied entry to Hong Kong, the French...

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    Jimmy Lai trial: Hong Kong activist says he never met mogul

    A Hong Kong activist allegedly instructed by media mogul Jimmy Lai to call for international sanctions...

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    Hong Kong firefighters battle construction site fire for over 24 hours

    A fire that broke out on Tuesday at a Tin Shui Wai construction site has raged...

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    China won't accept 'criticism or pressure' over Russian ties

    China vowed Wednesday it would not accept “criticism or pressure” over its ties with Russia, after...

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    Suspected cocaine packages found on Hong Kong beaches

    Hong Kong police have seized two batches of suspected cocaine found on the city’s beaches in...

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    US will hold China responsible if Russia makes gains in Ukraine

    The United States warned Tuesday that it will hold China responsible if Moscow makes gains in...

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    At least 5 dead, 27 injured after fire in Hong Kong building

    At least five people have died and over 30 have been injured after a fire broke...

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    Do not delay HK waste tax further - ex-environment official, expert

    A former environment minister and a waste reduction expert have urged against delaying Hong Kong’s waste...

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    Beijing to 'strengthen strategic cooperation' with Moscow

    By Oliver Hotham China’s top diplomat said Tuesday that Beijing would strengthen strategic cooperation with Moscow...

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    Beijing security law prompted HK activists to consider 'gov't-in-exile'

    The enactment of a national security law in Hong Kong prompted activists to discuss the prospect...

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    HK student charged with loitering in store linked to 47 democrats

    A Hong Kong student charged with loitering at a chain store linked to the city’s largest...

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    Hong Kong protests: 2 students cleared of rioting in 2019

    Two university students have been acquitted of rioting in 2019 after a judge found the testimonies...

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    Tiananmen vigil trio turn to HK's top court to challenge convictions

    Three former organisers of the annual Tiananmen vigils in Hong Kong are seeking to take a...

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    Hong Kong buys broadcasting rights for Paris Olympics

    Hong Kong has purchased the broadcasting rights for the Paris Olympics this summer, with the games...

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    Pro-Beijing heavyweight urges HK to halt, delay waste tax scheme

    A pro-Beijing heavyweight has urged the Hong Kong government to halt or postpone its already-delayed waste...

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    HK seizes 'smuggled' gold, reshaped into air compressor parts

    Hong Kong customs said Monday it has made the biggest gold smuggling bust in its history,...

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    Activist lobbied for visa routes for Hongkongers, sanctions

    A Hong Kong activist worked with Japanese politicians to lobby for immigration schemes for city residents...

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    3 minors to face trial in China over child murder

    China will put three minors on trial for allegedly murdering another child, a provincial prosecutor said...

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    Hong Kong's Songkran water-splashing festival moved off streets

    Water-splashing celebrations for Songkran will be moved from the Kowloon City street that has long hosted...

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    US 'will not accept' flood of underpriced Chinese goods - Janet

    By Beiyi Seow The United States “will not accept” a situation where underpriced Chinese goods flood...

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    Hong Kong government to mull taxi fare rise of up to 18%

    The Hong Kong government will evaluate proposed hikes to taxi fares based on factors including public...

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    Limits on journalists’ access to car registry 'unreasonable' - HKJA

    A Hong Kong press group has sought to challenge the revised rules for accessing the government’s...

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    HK customs to stop items endangering national security entering city

    Hong Kong’s customs chief has said authorities will step up measures to prevent items threatening national...

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    Less than half of HK households involved in waste trial using gov't bags

    Only between 20 and 50 per cent of the households participating in a trial of Hong...

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    Netflix's '3 Body Problem' leaves Chinese sci-fi fans divided

    By Luna Lin Netflix’s blockbuster “3 Body Problem”, an adaptation of the crown jewel of Chinese...

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    Janet Yellen and Li Qiang express hope for US-China cooperation

    By Beiyi Seow US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Chinese Premier Li Qiang sounded a hopeful...

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    World Press Photo Contest announces regional winners for Asia

    The regional winners of the 2024 World Press Photo Contest were announced on Wednesday, honouring the...

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    Hong Kong struggles to win back long-haul tourists

    Along Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour on a March weekend, tourists armed with selfie sticks jostled for...

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    Taiwan lashes out after Bolivia expresses solidarity with China over quake

    Taiwan’s foreign minister lashed out at Bolivia Saturday for expressing solidarity with China following an earthquake...