For God’s Sake: Extradition bill ‘tearing community apart,’ Hong Kong’s Catholic diocese says

If you were beginning to think that the divisions over Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill had grown so deep as to require divine intervention to sort out, you’re not alone. In a surprising move, The Hong Kong Catholic Diocese weighed in on the divisive legislation in a letter to priests and deacons on Friday, calling ...

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Sign of the Times: Party hangs huge banner on Beacon Hill telling Carrie Lam to resign

Sign of the Times: Party hangs huge banner on Beacon Hill telling Carrie Lam to resign

A pro-democracy party has claimed responsibility for a unfurling an enormous banner from a prominent hillside in Hong Kong calling on the city’s leader to resign. The banner...

Joshua Wong sent back to jail after losing appeal

Joshua Wong sent back to jail after losing appeal

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was sent back to jail today after losing an appeal against a court case related to the 2014 Umbrella Movement protests. Wong, 22, was among...

US senator teases bill to punish those ‘suppressing basic freedoms’ in Hong Kong

US senator teases bill to punish those ‘suppressing basic freedoms’ in Hong Kong

US Senator Marco Rubio yesterday announced his intentions to introduce legislation laying out concrete consequences for anyone involved in the suppression of Hong Kong’s basic...

Convicted pro-democracy lawmaker discharged from hospital following brain surgery

Convicted pro-democracy lawmaker discharged from hospital following brain surgery

Pro-democracy lawmaker Tanya Chan — one of the nine people found guilty on controversial public nuisance charges related to the 2014 Umbrella Movement protests last month...

Firefighters remove huge anti-extradition banner from Fei Ngo Shan peak as row drags on

Firefighters remove huge anti-extradition banner from Fei Ngo Shan peak as row drags on

Authorities were called to a popular hiking spot in Hong Kong yesterday, not to rescue an injured outdoorsman, but to remove a gigantic banner voicing opposition to a...

Lawmaker collapses as Hong Kong extradition row sparks parliament scuffles

Lawmaker collapses as Hong Kong extradition row sparks parliament scuffles

Anger over Hong Kong's controversial plans to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland boiled over in the city's legislature on Saturday as rival lawmakers scuffled with each...

Taiwan won’t seek suspect’s return if HK passes extradition law, shredding government’s rationale

Taiwan won’t seek suspect’s return if HK passes extradition law, shredding government’s rationale

Taiwan says it has no intention of asking Hong Kong to return a murder suspect from the financial hub if the government passes controversial extradition legislation that puts...

Man pleads guilty to filming nude men in swimming pool changing room

Man pleads guilty to filming nude men in swimming pool changing room

A student has admitted to filming naked men getting dressed in a men’s changing room at a swimming pool in Hong Kong. Lo Pui-hong, 20, pleaded guilty to one count of...

US commission warns proposed extradition amendments could violate key US-Hong Kong law

US commission warns proposed extradition amendments could violate key US-Hong Kong law

A US congressional commission has warned that controversial proposed changes to Hong Kong’s extradition law could put the city at greater risk of “political coercion” by the...


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