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Hong Kong will not make vaccination compulsory for foreign domestic workers

Hong Kong officials have dropped a plan to mandate foreign domestic workers to be vaccinated against coronavirus amid international criticism that the move would...

Hong Kong court delays release of pro-democracy activists

A group of 11 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists accused of subversion will stay in jail for at least another five days while judges consider...

Pro-Beijing committee to elect some Hong Kong legislators

The largely pro-Beijing committee that elects Hong Kong’s leader will also choose some members of the legislature, a top Chinese official announced on Friday...

Pro-democracy activists brought to court in Hong Kong

Hong Kong police have brought 47 pro-democracy activists to court on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion under the national security law imposed on...

Hong Kong activist publisher Jimmy Lai appeals bail denial

Mr Lai is one of several activists facing charges and possible jail terms under the sweeping National Security Law that was imposed on the...

British Nationals Overseas visa scheme opens for Hongkongers

A new visa scheme allowing some Hong Kong residents the chance to live in the UK comes into force on Sunday. An estimated 300,000 Hongkongers...

UK, Australia, US and Canada criticise Hong Kong mass arrests

The foreign ministers of the UK, Australia, the US and Canada issued a joint statement on Sunday expressing “serious concern” about the arrest of...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai’s bail revoked

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has had his bail revoked after prosecutors succeeded in asking the city’s highest court to send him back...

China sentences 10 seeking to flee Hong Kong to prison terms

A Chinese court on Wednesday sentenced 10 pro-democracy activists who sought to flee Hong Kong by speedboat to between seven months and three years...

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...

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