Ousted pro-dem lawmaker just puttering around, doing Chinese New Year portraits of pets

He may have lost his seat in the Legislative Council, but if his career in politics proves to be stalled for good, Gary Fan can apparently fall back on a career as a pretty damn good pet portrait artist. In an effort to get out and press the flesh, it’s common in the lead-up to ...

Hong Kong identifies first confirmed case of deadly Wuhan coronavirus: report

Hong Kong identifies first confirmed case of deadly Wuhan coronavirus: report

Hong Kong has identified its first confirmed case of the mysterious Wuhan coronavirus, after isolating scores of suspected cases over the past few weeks, RTHK is reporting. The...

A Banner Week: 2 pro-democracy messages unfurled on Beacon Hill in five days

A Banner Week: 2 pro-democracy messages unfurled on Beacon Hill in five days

Two huge banners calling for an investigation into police brutality and urging Hongkongers to keep resisting were unfurled on a prominent rock face in Kowloon over the last five...

Equality watchdog slams online slurs aimed at local journalist of South Asian descent

Equality watchdog slams online slurs aimed at local journalist of South Asian descent

Hong Kong’s Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has hit back at racially-charged online comments targeting a local journalist, saying there was “no room for verbal...

Anti-virus measures reinforced as Hong Kong experts warn Wuhan illness may be worse than thought

Anti-virus measures reinforced as Hong Kong experts warn Wuhan illness may be worse than thought

Hong Kong has stepped up detection measures for the new Wuhan coronavirus after Chinese officials acknowledged what many experts had feared: that the contagion appears to be...

Construction worker accused of abusing stray village dog found with gaping wound on face

Construction worker accused of abusing stray village dog found with gaping wound on face

Police have arrested a 50-year-old construction worker on suspicion of abusing a stray dog that was found with a large gash on its right cheek over the weekend. Speaking to...

8 people to sue police commissioner for negligence over Yuen Long attack

8 people to sue police commissioner for negligence over Yuen Long attack

Eight people have announced they will sue Hong Kong’s police chief for negligence in relation to the July 21 mob attack at Yuen Long MTR station. The group — led by...

Scuffle at Hong Kong rally after protesters surround man accused of taking attendees’ photos

Scuffle at Hong Kong rally after protesters surround man accused of taking attendees’ photos

A rally in Tin Shui Wai ended with scuffles last night after protesters surrounded and allegedly beat a man they accused of taking their photographs. About 300 people had gathered...

Hong Kong eyeing high-tech upgrades in forever war on rat-kind

Hong Kong eyeing high-tech upgrades in forever war on rat-kind

In Chinese astrological circles, the Year of the Rat (which starts on Saturday) is commonly considered to be a very good year, bringing with it great opportunities and success...

Hong Kong man treated by new district councillor after knife attack by 2 men in Whampoa

Hong Kong man treated by new district councillor after knife attack by 2 men in Whampoa

A 23-year-old man was rushed to hospital on Monday night after he was attacked by two knife-wielding men in Whampoa — and after being administered first aid by a newly...


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