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Local media outlet announces its closure after Hong Kong police raid

After Apple Daily, which shut down in June after its assets were blocked under the national security law, Stand News is the second Hong Kong media company to be targeted by the government.

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Memorial commemorating victims of Tiananmen Square massacre removed from Hong Kong varsity

The 8-metre-tall (26ft) Pillar of Shame, which shows 50 torn and twisted bodies piled on top of each other, was created by Danish sculptor Jens Galschiøt to symbolise those who lost their lives…

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Hong Kong passes law that can censor even past films, to safeguard 'national security'

It also empowers Hong Kong's chief secretary to revoke the screening license of past and current films that are deemed 'contrary to the interests of national security'

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'US would stand with people of Hong Kong', tweets Blinken; later deletes it

A day later, Blinken sent a more moderate tweet, removing the US offer to stand with Hong Kong residents and the obvious exhortation to Beijing to listen to the voices of all Hong Kong residents…

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Nine Hong Kong activists sentenced to prison for unauthorised Tiananmen vigil

Several activists saw the ban as an attempt to shut down any display of defiance to Beijing. The authorities in Hong Kong denied that it was the reason. 

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Hong Kong censorship law to check old films for national security breaches

A new China-imposed security law and an official campaign dubbed "Patriots rule Hong Kong" has since criminalised much dissent and strangled the democracy…

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Biden offers Hong Kongers in US safe haven

Joe Biden cited the 'politically motivated arrests' of more than 100 opposition politicians, activists and protestors on charges under the national security law, including allegations of secession…

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Hong Kong authorities arrest pro-democracy singer Anthony Wong for ‘corrupt conduct’

Anthony Wong, 59, first came into the public limelight with pop duo, Tat Ming Pair, in the 1980s. 

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Hong Kong broadcaster bans 'Taiwan' references, falling in line with mainland China

Hong Kong broadcaster RTHK has been banned from making any references to Taiwan that paint it as an independent territory

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China appoints new Hong Kong leader: Who is John Lee?

John Lee was the only candidate in the fray and is due to become Hong Kong's chief executive from July 1 as Carrie Lam ends her term.

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Local media outlet announces its closure after Hong Kong police raid

After Apple Daily, which shut down in June after its assets were blocked under the national security law, Stand News is the second Hong Kong media company to be targeted by the government.

Read Article

Memorial commemorating victims of Tiananmen Square massacre removed from Hong Kong varsity

The 8-metre-tall (26ft) Pillar of Shame, which shows 50 torn and twisted bodies piled on top of each other, was created by Danish sculptor Jens Galschiøt to symbolise those who lost their lives…

Read Article

Hong Kong passes law that can censor even past films, to safeguard 'national security'

It also empowers Hong Kong's chief secretary to revoke the screening license of past and current films that are deemed 'contrary to the interests of national security'

Read Article

'US would stand with people of Hong Kong', tweets Blinken; later deletes it

A day later, Blinken sent a more moderate tweet, removing the US offer to stand with Hong Kong residents and the obvious exhortation to Beijing to listen to the voices of all Hong Kong residents…

Read Article

Nine Hong Kong activists sentenced to prison for unauthorised Tiananmen vigil

Several activists saw the ban as an attempt to shut down any display of defiance to Beijing. The authorities in Hong Kong denied that it was the reason. 

Read Article

Hong Kong censorship law to check old films for national security breaches

A new China-imposed security law and an official campaign dubbed "Patriots rule Hong Kong" has since criminalised much dissent and strangled the democracy…

Read Article

Biden offers Hong Kongers in US safe haven

Joe Biden cited the 'politically motivated arrests' of more than 100 opposition politicians, activists and protestors on charges under the national security law, including allegations of secession…

Read Article

Hong Kong authorities arrest pro-democracy singer Anthony Wong for ‘corrupt conduct’

Anthony Wong, 59, first came into the public limelight with pop duo, Tat Ming Pair, in the 1980s. 

Read Article

Hong Kong broadcaster bans 'Taiwan' references, falling in line with mainland China

Hong Kong broadcaster RTHK has been banned from making any references to Taiwan that paint it as an independent territory

Read Article

China appoints new Hong Kong leader: Who is John Lee?

John Lee was the only candidate in the fray and is due to become Hong Kong's chief executive from July 1 as Carrie Lam ends her term.

Read Article

Local media outlet announces its closure after Hong Kong police raid

After Apple Daily, which shut down in June after its assets were blocked under the national security law, Stand News is the second Hong Kong media company to be targeted by the government.

Read Article

Memorial commemorating victims of Tiananmen Square massacre removed from Hong Kong varsity

The 8-metre-tall (26ft) Pillar of Shame, which shows 50 torn and twisted bodies piled on top of each other, was created by Danish sculptor Jens Galschiøt to symbolise those who lost their lives…

Read Article

Hong Kong passes law that can censor even past films, to safeguard 'national security'

It also empowers Hong Kong's chief secretary to revoke the screening license of past and current films that are deemed 'contrary to the interests of national security'

Read Article

'US would stand with people of Hong Kong', tweets Blinken; later deletes it

A day later, Blinken sent a more moderate tweet, removing the US offer to stand with Hong Kong residents and the obvious exhortation to Beijing to listen to the voices of all Hong Kong residents…

Read Article

Nine Hong Kong activists sentenced to prison for unauthorised Tiananmen vigil

Several activists saw the ban as an attempt to shut down any display of defiance to Beijing. The authorities in Hong Kong denied that it was the reason. 

Read Article

Hong Kong censorship law to check old films for national security breaches

A new China-imposed security law and an official campaign dubbed "Patriots rule Hong Kong" has since criminalised much dissent and strangled the democracy…

Read Article

Biden offers Hong Kongers in US safe haven

Joe Biden cited the 'politically motivated arrests' of more than 100 opposition politicians, activists and protestors on charges under the national security law, including allegations of secession…

Read Article

Hong Kong authorities arrest pro-democracy singer Anthony Wong for ‘corrupt conduct’

Anthony Wong, 59, first came into the public limelight with pop duo, Tat Ming Pair, in the 1980s. 

Read Article

Hong Kong broadcaster bans 'Taiwan' references, falling in line with mainland China

Hong Kong broadcaster RTHK has been banned from making any references to Taiwan that paint it as an independent territory

Read Article