People who take non-consensual photographs up a woman’s skirt face up to five years in jail in Hong Kong under a law passed Thursday aimed at tackling voyeurism.
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Four Sri Lankan refugees who hid Edward Snowden in their tiny Hong Kong apartments when he was on the run after exposing NSA spying landed in Canada on Tuesday where they were granted asylum, ending years in limbo.
Once renowned for world-class cinema, Hong Kong’s film industry was already struggling before the latest hurdle — Chinese mainland-style censorship as authorities take their purge of dissent into the cultural sphere.
Hong Kong police arrested three student activists on a national security charge of subversion on Monday, citing their group’s recent activities including speeches, social media content, street booths and collecting snacks for prisoners.
Hong Kong’s political elite began selecting a powerful committee on Sunday which will choose the city’s next leader and nearly half the legislature under a new “patriots only” system imposed by Beijing.
Organizers of Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen vigil said they had been ordered by national security police to delete their online presence as Chinese mainland-style internet curbs become more commonplace in the city.
The 2022 Gay Games will be pushed back a year, organisers announced Wednesday, citing anti-coronavirus travel restrictions to Hong Kong, the city chosen to host the event.
Dozens of local community politicians in Hong Kong swore a newly required loyalty oath to China on Friday after hundreds of their colleagues quit in protest as authorities try to purge the city of “unpatriotic” elements.
Hong Kong police on Thursday raided a museum that houses exhibits commemorating Beijing’s deadly crackdown on Tiananmen Square in 1989, a day after they arrested four members of the group that ran the venue.
Hong Kong police on Wednesday arrested four members of the group behind the city’s Tiananmen Square vigils, a day after they refused to cooperate with a national security investigation.
The pro-democracy group behind Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen Square vigils set up a showdown with authorities on Tuesday as they defied a police deadline to cooperate with a “national security” investigation into their activities.
A major tech conference has dropped plans to move to Malaysia and will remain in Hong Kong, organizers said Thursday, as the Southeast Asian nation faces a serious coronavirus outbreak.
Chinese housing giant Evergrande is one of the country’s largest and most indebted private conglomerates, teetering on the brink of bankruptcy after years of rapid growth and a buying spree.
China’s new data security law takes effect from Wednesday — the latest effort to tighten oversight of the country’s mammoth tech sector.
Hong Kong activists are working in the shadows to preserve digital backups of their democracy movement as the physical symbols of their resistance, including an opposition newspaper and a museum, are purged from the city’s streets.