Hong Kong protester granted asylum in Germany was sexually assaulted in refugee camp

The protester has filed a report to German authorities.

Murder trial rejects manslaughter plea of man who stabbed woman on bus

Murder trial rejects manslaughter plea of man who stabbed woman on bus

The pair had met on an online app two months before the attack.

Chinese state media blasts climate activist Greta Thunberg for backing release of 12 detainees

Chinese state media blasts climate activist Greta Thunberg for backing release of 12 detainees

"#SAVE12HKYOUTHS," the Swedish activist hashtagged on Twitter.

Tickets for Hong Kong Airlines sunset ‘flight to nowhere’ sell out in 30 minutes

Tickets for Hong Kong Airlines sunset ‘flight to nowhere’ sell out in 30 minutes

Embrace "HOME" KONG, the airline unoriginally puns

The show will go on for Hong Kong’s State Theatre, with Adrian Cheng’s New World Development spearheading the heritage conservation project

The show will go on for Hong Kong’s State Theatre, with Adrian Cheng’s New World Development spearheading the heritage conservation project

| Coconuts Hong Kong x New World Development | It’s not time for a curtain call on the iconic building.

‘The Simpsons’ episode says don’t vote for Trump because he ‘lost Hong Kong’

‘The Simpsons’ episode says don’t vote for Trump because he ‘lost Hong Kong’

Pro-Trump protesters accused the US sitcom of being leftist.

Secondary student loses footing, falls to her death while taking photo at Kowloon Tong school

Secondary student loses footing, falls to her death while taking photo at Kowloon Tong school

No suicide note was found on the 17-year-old student.

48 cats and dogs rescued from abandoned Yuen Long village shack

48 cats and dogs rescued from abandoned Yuen Long village shack

Some of the dogs have severe ailments that have caused them to shed their fur.

No place for anti-extradition protests in new history museum exhibit, authorities decide

No place for anti-extradition protests in new history museum exhibit, authorities decide

The "Hong Kong Story" exhibit is slated to reopen in 2022.

Murder suspect not heading to Taiwan yet because his Mandarin is ‘not very good,’ priest says

Murder suspect not heading to Taiwan yet because his Mandarin is ‘not very good,’ priest says

Chan Tong-kai has spent the past year living at a safe house under police protection in Hong Kong.


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