Hong Kong

Pakistan bans travel from 6 African countries, Hong Kong amid concern over new Covid variant Omicron

However, Pakistani passengers travelling from these countries "on extreme emergency" will only be allowed after obtaining exemptions, the NCOC said.

published on : 27th November 2021

Hong Kong to allow residents of mainland China to vote in election

After voting, they must return immediately and will not need to undergo coronavirus quarantines in mainland China, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said at a regular news conference.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Hong Kong declares wild boars fair game after animal attacks

Last week, a wild boar knocked down an auxiliary police officer and bit his leg before plunging to its death from a residential car park.

published on : 18th November 2021

China, US to ease restrictions on each other's media workers

The official China Daily newspaper on Wednesday said the agreement was reached ahead of Tuesday’s virtual summit between Chinese leader Xi Jinping and U.S. President Joe Biden.

published on : 17th November 2021

Hong Kong refuses work visa for Australian journalist Sue-Lin Wong

Hong Kong authorities have refused to renew the work visa for Australian journalist Sue-Lin Wong without providing any explanation.

published on : 16th November 2021

Hong Kong customs seize smuggled lobsters amid Australia ban

China’s lobster ban came after the Australian government pushed for an international investigation into the origins of the coronavirus.

published on : 16th November 2021

Biden, Xi try to tamp down tension in long virtual meeting

Facing domestic pressures at home, both Biden and Xi seemed determined to lower the temperature in what for both sides is their most significant — and frequently turbulent — relationship.

published on : 16th November 2021

Biden and Xi meet virtually as US-China chasm widens

Biden would have preferred to meet Xi in person, but the Chinese leader has not left his country since before the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 16th November 2021

Hong Kong authorities deny visa to Economist journalist

They said they were concerned about a decline in press freedoms under a sweeping national security law imposed by Beijing following massive anti-government protests in 2019.

published on : 13th November 2021

Hong Kong approves Bharat Biotech's Covaxin on approved COVID vaccine list

Canada, the US, Australia, Spain, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, Russia, and Switzerland, are among the 96 nations who have given approval of both India manufactured vaccines.

published on : 10th November 2021

Legislature smoother without opposition: Hong Kong official

Andrew Leung, president of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council, said lawmakers this year have passed 46 government bills, more than double the number last year.

published on : 28th October 2021

Harmanpreet Kaur to lead team in Hong Kong's FairBreak T20 Invitational Tournament

The tournament will be played in Hong Kong from May 1-15.

published on : 26th October 2021

Hong Kong convicts second person under national security law

Ma Chun-man was convicted of inciting secession on Monday after he was found to have chanted slogans such as "Hong Kong independence, the only way out" on 20 occasions in 2020.

published on : 26th October 2021

Hong Kong to tighten COVID-19 rules, seeks to open to China

Hong Kong has not had a major local outbreak since the beginning of the year, with virtually no local transmission in recent months.

published on : 26th October 2021

Amnesty International to close Hong Kong offices this year

Hong Kong implemented a sweeping national security law in 2020 following months of massive anti-government protests.

published on : 25th October 2021
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