Ethnic minority Hongkongers arriving at airport made to wait over 30 hours, given only snacks and water

"We're just asking for dignity. We're just asking for basic human respect."

Court rules against Hong Kong domestic worker seeking change to ‘live-in’ rule

Court rules against Hong Kong domestic worker seeking change to ‘live-in’ rule

Activist groups have long argued that the "live-in" rule opens the door for abuse

Fisherman jumps into harbor to rescue drunk woman who lost footing at Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront

Fisherman jumps into harbor to rescue drunk woman who lost footing at Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront

The woman was conscious when rescued.

Nominate Hong Kong police for the Nobel Peace Prize: Junius Ho

Nominate Hong Kong police for the Nobel Peace Prize: Junius Ho

The petition was created by pro-Beijing groups affiliated with Ho.

Man who confessed to stabbing activist ‘Long Hair’ has ‘passion for society,’ magistrate says

Man who confessed to stabbing activist ‘Long Hair’ has ‘passion for society,’ magistrate says

'Long Hair' said the man had been brainwashed by the Communist Party.

Authorities drop animal abuse case against Hong Kong couple, citing ‘insufficient evidence’

Authorities drop animal abuse case against Hong Kong couple, citing ‘insufficient evidence’

One of the cats died under the care of the young couple

TVB director behind drama with suspected ‘5 demands’ protest reference forced to resign

TVB director behind drama with suspected ‘5 demands’ protest reference forced to resign

The director had reportedly been with TVB for eight years.

Bars, theme parks to reopen as Hong Kong announces zero local COVID-19 cases

Bars, theme parks to reopen as Hong Kong announces zero local COVID-19 cases

Hong Kong has seen a steady fall in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks.

PA speakers at MTR station hacked to play ‘Glory to Hong Kong’

PA speakers at MTR station hacked to play ‘Glory to Hong Kong’

A savvy MTR worker at Lai Chi Kok station reportedly toyed with the subway's PA system

Lawmakers urge support for caretakers after mother strangles disabled son before attempting suicide

Lawmakers urge support for caretakers after mother strangles disabled son before attempting suicide

The woman strangled her 21-year-old son with plastic bags in the middle of the night


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