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Hong Kong’s Tiananmen museum shuts down amid investigation

A Hong Kong museum commemorating China’s deadly 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protests has closed just three days after opening. Hong Kong was the last place...

Hong Kong police arrest eight over university protest

Hong Kong authorities on Monday arrested eight people in connection with an unauthorised protest at a university campus last month, police and local media...

Pro-democracy Hong Kong activist plans to go into exile in Britain

A Hong Kong pro-democracy activist and former politician said that he will move to Britain in exile. “I hereby announce that I will go into...

Hong Kong disqualifies four pro-democracy legislators

Hong Kong has disqualified four pro-democracy legislators, after Beijing passed a resolution that would allow the local government to remove politicians from their positions...

700-year-old Chinese scroll sells for £30.5 million in Hong Kong

A 700-year-old Chinese painted scroll from the Yuan Dynasty fetched 306.6 million Hong Kong dollars (£30.5 million) at a Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong. The...

Hong Kong police arrest 289 at protests over elections delay

More than 280 people have been arrested at protests against the government’s decision to postpone elections for Hong Kong’s legislature. The elections were to have...

Mass testing programme for Covid-19 begins in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has begun a voluntary mass-testing programme for coronavirus as part of a strategy to break the chain of transmission in the city’s...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been arrested on suspicion of collusion with foreign powers, his aide said, in the highest-profile use yet...

US imposes sanctions on Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam

The US has imposed sanctions on Hong Kong officials, including the pro-China leader of the government, Carrie Lam, accusing them of roles in squashing...

Hong Kong government postpones elections, citing coronavirus

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced the postponement of highly-anticipated legislative elections by a year, citing a worsening coronavirus outbreak in the...

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