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Hong Kong: Independent news website Citizen News has announced it will shut down from Tuesday (Jan 4) due to deteriorating media environment in the city and the need to protect its staff. more
Hong Kong media outlet closes after police arrests

Hong Kong/UNI/Sputnik: Stand News, an independent publication popular among Hong Kong opposition supporters, said on Wednesday that it had stopped working, following a massive raid and ar ...

Two more Hong Kong varsities remove Tiananmen monuments

Hong Kong/UNI: Two Hong universities on Friday removed monuments commemorating the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, days after the University of Hong Kong removed a 24-year-old sculpture m ...

Hong Kong residents vote in Legislative Council election

Beijing/UNI/Sputnik: Polling stations opened on Sunday in Hong Kong where people are voting in the Legislative Council election, the first one since the major reform of the city’s e ...

Hong Kong: 100 people trapped on top of World Trade Centre as fire breaks out 

Hong Kong: Over 100 people are trapped on the top of Hong Kong World Trade Centre and are waiting to be rescued as a fire broke out in the building on Wednesday, media reports said.

Hong Kong public libraries purge 29 titles about the Tiananmen Massacre from shelves: Reports

Hong Kong public libraries have removed 29 out of 149 books about the Tiananmen Massacre from their shelves in the past 12 years, media reports said.

Will close 2 offices in Hong Kong by end of year, says Amnesty International

London/UNI/Sputnik: Amnesty International announced on Monday that it would close its two offices in Hong Kong by the end of 2021 after 40 years of working there and will move operations ...

Hong Kong court jails 7 activists over illegal protest: Reports

Hong Kong/UNI/Sputnik: A district court judge in Hong Kong sentenced seven protesters to up to 12 months in jail on Saturday for their role in last year’s rally against China's ...

Alibaba founder Jack Ma resurfaces in Hong Kong: Reports

Hong Kong: Alibaba founder billionaire Jack Ma, who remained mostly out of public view ever since a regulatory clampdown started on his business empire late last year, is currently presen ...

Beijing's Evergrande suspending Hong Kong stock exchange trading

Beijing/UNI/Sputnik: China's second largest property developer, Evergrande Group, is suspending trading in its shares on the Hong Kong stock exchange.