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Labour secretary says Hong Kong government study into role overwork and exhaustion play in sudden deaths will be (...)
Labour secretary says Hong Kong government study into role overwork and exhaustion play in sudden deaths will be (...)
The findings of a government study looking into how physical exhaustion plays a role in sudden deaths at work will be available next year, Hong Kong’s labour chief revealed as he recognised the problems of long working hours in the city.Writing (...)
South China Morning Post - 9 June 2019
Hong Kong on edge as crowds gather for ultimate showdown against controversial extradition (...)
Hong Kong on edge as crowds gather for ultimate showdown against controversial extradition (...)
In what some have viewed as the ultimate showdown, tens of thousands of demonstrators poured into Hong Kong’s streets on Sunday to oppose the government’s extradition bill, in the most unified protest march in the city in more than a (...)
South China Morning Post - 9 June 2019
Artificial intelligence used in conservation project to study birds at Hong Kong’s Penfold Park and reduce sewage (...)
Artificial intelligence used in conservation project to study birds at Hong Kong’s Penfold Park and reduce sewage (...)
Armed with six eyes and the ability to hear and feel, a device powered by artificial intelligence lurks among waterbirds at Penfold Park in Sha Tin, as part of a government pilot project for conservation.The AI system identifies, tracks and (...)
South China Morning Post - 9 June 2019
Student nurses in Hong Kong reveal scale of violence and abuse while training, raising fears more will quit amid (...)
Student nurses in Hong Kong reveal scale of violence and abuse while training, raising fears more will quit amid (...)
Nursing student Chan Tsz-kwan can still recall the unpleasant experience of a patient swearing at him when he was trying to provide care.The man, who required tube feeding but was not allowed to eat before medical tests, got irritated when told (...)
South China Morning Post - 9 June 2019
Hong Kong’s domestic worker shortage: Bangladesh can help out, even if Indonesia can’t
Hong Kong’s domestic worker shortage: Bangladesh can help out, even if Indonesia can’t
Even before Tajmira received her engineering diploma three years ago, she had prepared herself for the likelihood she would not be able to get a job in the field.So she turned to a garment factory instead, becoming one of the estimated 3.5 (...)
South China Morning Post - 9 June 2019
Same-sex couple benefits ruling a step forward, but equality remains far off in Hong Kong
Same-sex couple benefits ruling a step forward, but equality remains far off in Hong Kong
The Court of Final Appeal ruled last Thursday that Angus Leung, a civil servant, and his husband were entitled to spousal benefits and a joint tax assessment – as with any other married couple in Hong Kong. This ruling is a giant step forward for (...)
South China Morning Post - 8 June 2019
High Court judge gets warning from Hong Kong’s chief justice after name appears on petition against extradition (...)
High Court judge gets warning from Hong Kong’s chief justice after name appears on petition against extradition (...)
A High Court judge and former classmate of a jailed Occupy leader has been given a warning by the city’s chief justice after his name was found on a petition against the government’s fugitive bill.The matter came to light when Judge Patrick Li (...)
South China Morning Post - 8 June 2019
How gay civil servant Angus Leung dashed back from Italy to hear victory ruling from Hong Kong’s top (...)
How gay civil servant Angus Leung dashed back from Italy to hear victory ruling from Hong Kong’s top (...)
When Angus Leung Chun-kwong and his husband Scott Adams left for a peaceful holiday in Tuscany, Italy, he did not imagine his trip would be cut short, requiring them to dash back to Hong Kong to receive a landmark court ruling.The verdict, a (...)
South China Morning Post - 8 June 2019
Could US-China trade war be solved by a 10-year-old playing a game online? The American consulate in Hong Kong is (...)
Could US-China trade war be solved by a 10-year-old playing a game online? The American consulate in Hong Kong is (...)
If the trading relationship between China and the United States had been formed by children, could a win-win situation have emerged instead of the present dispute between the two?That is the question an online game to be launched at the end of (...)
South China Morning Post - 8 June 2019
Hong Kong government’s plan to boost social welfare sector neglects much-needed mental wellness centres, advocates (...)
Hong Kong government’s plan to boost social welfare sector neglects much-needed mental wellness centres, advocates (...)
Mental health care advocates have expressed concern over the government’s plan to purchase local properties for use as social welfare facilities, saying it ignores the plight of Hongkongers with mental illnesses and the public misconceptions that (...)
South China Morning Post - 8 June 2019
Hong Kong diver, 66, wages marine war against ocean’s silent killers – ghost nets
Hong Kong diver, 66, wages marine war against ocean’s silent killers – ghost nets
At 66, Hong Kong diver Harry Chan Tin-ming could be seeking a serene life after retirement. But instead, he is fighting a war against what he calls the oceans’ silent killers – ghost nets, or abandoned fishing gear that trap marine life.About (...)
South China Morning Post - 8 June 2019
Opera, gangsters and swordplay: the rise and fall of Hong Kong cinema
Opera, gangsters and swordplay: the rise and fall of Hong Kong cinema
It could be the dreamy neon-drenched images that won Wong Kar-wai a Lumière, or maybe it’s the kung fu magistery of Bruce Lee that come to mind when one thinks of Hong Kong movies. Regardless of what precisely it might be, it is undeniable (...)
South China Morning Post - 8 June 2019
Hong Kong marine life under-valued, says Bloom Association boss, who wants fish to be seen as more than just (...)
Hong Kong marine life under-valued, says Bloom Association boss, who wants fish to be seen as more than just (...)
Fish are friends – not just food.That is the message marine researcher Stan Shea Kwok-ho, 36, hopes will hit home with Hongkongers.“We recognise the need to protect endangered terrestrial species, but tend to associate fish and marine animals with (...)
South China Morning Post - 8 June 2019
Born in Hong Kong but living on the mainland: for the city’s cross-border commuter schoolchildren, obstacles to (...)
Born in Hong Kong but living on the mainland: for the city’s cross-border commuter schoolchildren, obstacles to (...)
For around three years, social worker Alex Lui Lap-shan has been trying to get a teenager to return to school in Hong Kong after dropping out when in Primary Six.But because of the teen’s special situation – as a Hong Kong-born child living in (...)
South China Morning Post - 8 June 2019
Organisers hope half a million protesters or more will join mass rally against Hong Kong government’s controversial (...)
Organisers drumming up support for a mass rally on Sunday against the government’s extradition bill are hoping up to half a million people or more will join, matching the turnout at an anti-establishment protest in 2003 that led to a previous (...)
South China Morning Post - 8 June 2019
Police arrest four men linked to bomb attacks
Police arrested four men in connection with two petrol bomb attacks that took place at Wanchai and Happy Valley respectively on Friday. Officers intercepted a black car in North Point and arrested one man after a chase. The other three men were (...)
RTHK - 7 June 2019
‘You are not alone’: Hongkongers abroad mobilise to oppose extradition law changes
Hongkongers around the world are mobilising to protest against the controversial extradition bill, which is set for its second reading at the legislature next week. The bill, if passed, will allow Hong Kong to transfer fugitives to jurisdictions (...)
HKFP - 7 June 2019
Carrie Lam met by protesters at dragon boat race
The Chief Executive Carrie Lam was met by opponents of the government's extradition bill - as well as supporters of the legislation - when she officiated at a dragon boat race in Tuen Mun on Friday morning. About 10 members of the League of (...)
RTHK - 7 June 2019
Anti-extradition bill banners fly at universities
Banners opposing the government's proposed changes to the extradition laws were strung up at universities across the territory on Friday. Similar banners reading oppose extradition to China have appeared at the University of Hong Kong, the (...)
RTHK - 7 June 2019
HKFP Voices: Hong Kong’s extradition law plan is a threat to human rights, say over 70 NGOs in open (...)
Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Monitor and more than 70 other NGOs have written to Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam, stating that the looming extradition law bill is a threat to human rights and should be dropped. Dear Chief (...)
HKFP - 7 June 2019
Hong Kong extradition law: the current process and what will change under the proposed bill
Hong Kong extradition law: the current process and what will change under the proposed bill
The current regulations state Hong Kong can sign a transfer agreement with any country, except the Central People’s Government, or any other part of the government of the People’s Republic of China, and therefore cannot extradite fugitives to (...)
South China Morning Post - 7 June 2019



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