• 14 July, 2024
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Nancy Pelosi: Helen of Troy or Angel of Peace?

Many years hence, someone will look at a Nancy Pelosi sculpture in a museum and burst into poetry, like Christopher Marlowe did, “Was this the face that launched a thousand…

By TP Sreenivasan

Record Hong Kong COVID infections strain hospitals, China pledges support

By Farah Master HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong reported a record number of new daily COVID-19 infections on Friday and China said it would fully support the city with…

Hong Kong residents raid supermarket shelves as COVID surge disrupts supplies

By Sara Cheng HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong residents crowded supermarkets and neighbourhood fresh food markets on Monday to stock up on vegetables, noodles and other necessities after a…

Hong Kong university covers up Tiananmen crackdown memorial slogan

By Jessie Pang HONG KONG (Reuters) - A leading Hong Kong university on Saturday covered a painted slogan commemorating China's Tiananmen Square crackdown, the latest instance of a public June…

‘Whack-a-mole’: Experts call Hong Kong’s zero-COVID policy unsustainable

By Farah Master HONG KONG (Reuters) - With thousands of people locked down in tiny apartments, government quarantine centres filling up and many businesses shuttered, Hong Kong is scrambling to…

Hong Kong’s top judge defends city’s rule of law in face of international concern

By James Pomfret and Greg Torode HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's top judge on Monday said the city's vaunted judicial independence was "a fact", acknowledging international and local concerns…

Hong Kong democracy activist Edward Leung released from prison

By Jessie Pang and Joyce Zhou HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong activist Edward Leung, 30, who first used one of the most popular protest chants of the 2019 pro-democracy…

Hong Kong leader says she cannot accept claims press freedom faces ‘extinction’

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she could not accept suggestions that press freedom in the city faces "extinction", just days after police raided…

Hong Kong Stand News arrests ‘beyond reproach’ – Chinese embassy

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The police raid on Hong Kong media organisation Stand News this week was "completely lawful and beyond reproach", said a spokesperson with the Chinese embassy in Britain,…

Hong Kong court denies bail to former Stand News editors charged with sedition

By Clare Jim and Sara Cheng HONG KONG (Reuters) -Two former senior editors of Hong Kong's Stand News were charged with conspiring to publish seditious materials and denied bail by…

Historic conclave: Chinese bishops, priests brief Hong Kong clerics on Xi’s view of religion

By Greg Torode HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese bishops and religious leaders briefed senior Hong Kong Catholic clergymen on President Xi Jinping's vision of religion with "Chinese characteristics" in an…

Factbox: Stand News, Hong Kong’s most prominent remaining pro-democracy publication

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hundreds of Hong Kong national security police raided the office of online pro-democracy media outlet Stand News on Wednesday and arrested six people, including senior staff,…