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    Hong Kong officials express sympathy after body of missing police officer found - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Hong Kong officials have expressed their condolences to the family of a police officer after her...

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    Ex-lawmaker's snatching of official's papers was not protected 'speech or debate,' top Hong Kong court rules - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Hong Kong’s top court dismissed an appeal on Monday made by former pro-democracy lawmaker “Long Hair”...

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    Hong Kong man jailed for 9 years for stabbing lawmaker Junius Ho - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    A Hong Kong man has been sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to...

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    Hong Kong's Democratic Party fails to reach conclusion on whether to run in overhauled legislative election - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Hong Kong’s largest pro-democracy political party has authorised its central committee to handle election matters for...

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    Lam hails Beijing's factsheet on US 'interference' in Hong Kong, says Washington sought to 'slander, vilify, smear' gov't - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Hong Kong has welcomed Beijing’s compilation of “ironclad evidence” showing that the US meddled in Hong...

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    China's tutoring ban hits overseas teachers and cultural links - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    By Laurie Chen and Poornima Weerasekara Every morning, Sam Josti logged on from her US home...

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    Beijing's pressure on Hong Kong tycoons may well be a miscalculation - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    It’s hard to find silver linings in the Chinese Communist Party’s virtual takeover of Hong Kong...

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    Telling the story of Taiwan beyond the cross-strait tensions - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    A government-funded streaming news platform launched just three weeks ago aims to tell the world that...

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    Huawei exec. Meng Wanzhou lands in China after deal with US - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    by Beiyi Seow with Don MacKinnon in Vancouver Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou returned to China Saturday shortly after...

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    Hong Kong Tiananmen Massacre vigil group disbands following pressure from authorities

    The group behind Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen Massacre vigil has decided to disband after 32 years...

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    The M&Ms threat to China: Why Hong Kong authorities' paranoia over political prisoners is not a good look - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Some interesting news is leaking out of local prisons, followed by lurid reactions from officials and...

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    Two Canadians released by China and headed home after Huawei exec. freed - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Two Canadians imprisoned in what China’s Western critics branded “hostage diplomacy” were headed home Friday after being...

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    Chinese label pulls clothing line over 'inappropriate' designs - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    A Chinese fashion label has pulled a children’s clothing line and apologised after consumer complaints surfaced...

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    Covid-19: Hong Kong to update vaccination records for int'l recognition, new vaccine centres at hospitals - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Hongkongers will be able to update their Covid-19 vaccination records to include date of birth, sex,...

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    Three University of Hong Kong student leaders granted bail pending 'terrorism' trial - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    A Hong Kong court has granted bail to three student leaders accused of a terrorism offence...

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    Hong Kong Democratic Party says it will stay relevant to voters regardless of election stance, calls for universal suffrage - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Hong Kong’s Democratic Party has set out a wide-ranging policy programme on the eve of a...

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    Hong Kong Tiananmen Massacre vigil group leader urges members to vote against disbanding in message from prison - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    A key member of the alliance which organised Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen Massacre vigil has sent...

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    More district councillors - inc. one facing security law charge - swear loyalty to Hong Kong gov't, while one refuses - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    District councillors from Kowloon have sworn an oath of allegiance to the Hong Kong government under...

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    British parliamentarians launch 'full inquiry' into whether UK banks in Hong Kong suppressed human rights - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    A group of British lawmakers are launching a “full international inquiry” into British banks in Hong...

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    China's central bank rules all crypto transactions are illegal - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    China’s central bank on Friday said all financial transactions involving cryptocurrencies are illegal, sounding the death...

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    24 Chinese jets fly near Taiwan as Beijing opposes island's trade deal bid - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    China voiced opposition on Thursday to Taiwan joining a major trans-Pacific trade deal as it flew...

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    Hong Kong security law: 47 democrats await trial over unofficial election, as case adjourned to Nov - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Dozens of Hong Kong pro-democracy figures facing national security charges will spend several more months in...

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    Hong Kong court denies bail to 19-year-old student leader over national security charge - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    A Hong Kong court has denied bail to a student leader after she was accused of...

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    Security chief warns Hongkongers against 'secession' ahead of Taiwan's national day - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Do not attempt to separate Taiwan from China or commit secession on “Double Ten Day,” Hong...

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    Hong Kong group supporting human rights lawyers in China is latest to disband amid police pressure - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    A Hong Kong group which supported human rights lawyers in mainland China has announced it is...

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    UK warned Hong Kong critics to avoid nations with China extradition deals, rights campaigner Bill Browder says - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    A prominent rights campaigner said Thursday Britain had warned him and other Beijing critics to avoid...

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    Is China's pledge to cut overseas coal funding a game-changer? - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    By Poornima Weerasekara China’s pledge to stop funding overseas coal has been welcomed as a climate...

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    HKFP Lens: RTHK's ETV - exploring Hong Kong's abandoned TV centre - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Perched at the foot of Hong Kong’s Lion Rock for about half a century, Hong Kong...

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    Hong Kong's small-circle election: an incompetent, predictable farce - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Giving farce a bad name is rarely a good idea, and it gets a lot worse...

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    Explainer: How Hong Kong plans a series of new laws to further tighten its grip - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Fourteen months after Beijing imposed sweeping national security legislation on Hong Kong, the city’s government and...

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    Iron curtain falls on Hong Kong cinema as censors demand cuts - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    By Su Xinqi and Yan Zhao Once renowned for world-class cinema, Hong Kong’s film industry was...

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    Chief Exec. Lam hails Sunday polls, says Hong Kong will not ban 'patriots critical of gov't' from elections - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    A “patriot” who is critical of the Hong Kong government will not be barred from standing...

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    Radio 3 host Hugh Chiverton disappears from airwaves, RTHK refuses to comment - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    RTHK has refused to comment on the whereabouts of its English-language radio presenter Hugh Chiverton after...

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    Jailed Hong Kong democrats sign letter urging Tiananmen vigil group to disband - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Two jailed pro-democracy figures linked to the embattled group behind the annual Tiananmen Massacre vigils have...

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    Covid-19: Unvaccinated civil servants are 'extreme elements,' claims pro-gov't lawmaker - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    The majority of civil servants in Hong Kong have been vaccinated against Covid-19, with just six...

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    Hong Kong's Carrie Lam says developers 'willing to cooperate' on housing, but researchers say current schemes 'negligible' - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Hong Kong’s property tycoons have been “more willing to cooperate” with the government’s housing development policies,...

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    Hong Kong democrat Roy Tam was denied bail after prosecutors cited 'anti-gov't' stance, court docs reveal - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    A democrat charged under the national security law was denied bail after prosecutors alleged that he...

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    Q&A: Crunch time for Evergrande, but no 'Lehman moment' - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    With the future of Evergrande hanging in the balance, global markets have plunged on fears that...

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    Hong Kong students held for 'inciting subversion,' accused of providing M&Ms for prisoners and of urging people to shun gov't Covid app - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Three Hong Kong student leaders, aged 18 to 20, have been arrested under the national security...

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    In Pictures: 4,380 Hong Kong 'patriots' select powerful election committee, as ballot counting delayed by glitches - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Vote counting in Hong Kong’s small-circle election committee race closed at 7.30 a.m. on Monday, over...

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    Covid-19: Same-day vaccines open to all eligible Hongkongers starting Wednesday - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Hong Kong is to offer same-day Covid-19 vaccination appointments with no advance booking in an attempt...

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    Hong Kong's largest pro-democracy union coalition to disband, cites threats to safety - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Hong Kong’s largest pro-democracy union coalition says it will disband because of threats to members’ safety,...

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    Evergrande contagion fears hit Hong Kong stocks, with default expected - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    By Danny McCord Fears of a contagion from the potential collapse of battered Chinese real estate...

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    Cartoonist apologises for 'fake news' comic strip after Hong Kong police complaint - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    A Hong Kong cartoonist has apologised to police for a satirical comic strip which linked the...

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    Hong Kong national security police arrest student group leaders - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Hong Kong national security police have arrested at least two leaders of a pro-democracy student group,...

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    Explainer: How the narrative shifted among Hong Kong leaders on the Tiananmen massacre - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    The group which for decades helped Hongkongers remember the 1989 Tiananmen Massacre is on the verge...

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    Hong Kong elite selects powerful new 'patriots only' committee - voters reduced to 4,800, as 6,000 police deployed - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    by Yan Zhao and Su Xinqi Hong Kong’s political elite began selecting a powerful committee on...

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    'Ghost kitchens' boom in Asia as pandemic sparks huge demand - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    By Amber Wang and AFP reporters In an industrial unit on the outskirts of Taipei chefs...

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    Barely a democrat in sight as Hong Kong ushers in new political era on Sunday - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Hong Kong, for now, is a tale of two cities. In one part of town, demolition...

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    Exclusive: Hongkongers are on the right side of history, says artist Ai Weiwei - 'I am very proud of them' - Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

    Hong Kong artists can still find ways to express themselves despite the challenges posed by growing...