Hong Kong

June 28, 2022

Authorities yet to decide Hong Kong’s Jumbo Floating Restaurant’s fate

Maritime authorities look into what actions may be taken according to local and international rules.
June 28, 2022

3,000 guests, staff to start hotel quarantine in Hong Kong before Xi’s visit

Thousands will check into either the Grand Hyatt or Renaissance Harbour View, outgoing leader Carrie Lam checked in on Monday.
June 28, 2022

Hong Kong Palace Museum to open on July 2, with security checks in place

Visitors to pass through metal detectors at entrance and belongings to be scanned; daily shuttle service around West Kowloon Cultural District available.
June 28, 2022

Taiwanese drinks shop owners jailed over calls to flout Hong Kong’s Covid curbs

Social media posts published by owners suggested official endeavours to curb spread of Covid-19 were either politically motivated or driven by bad faith.
June 28, 2022

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will shut social media accounts after tenure

She says in her final social media posts that Chinese President Xi Jinping’s expected visit and speech will set a direction for Hong Kong.
June 28, 2022

BioNTech hopes to provide Covid-19 vaccine targeting Omicron to Hong Kong

According to clinical trial data those who have received two and three first-generation jabs should receive an extra dose of the second-generation booster.
June 28, 2022

No-fly zone above rail station part of Hong Kong’s security blanket for Xi visit

Other measures include multiple patrol posts lining perimeter of railway station, high-rise observation spots nearby and restricted area at Victoria Harbour.
June 28, 2022

Hong Kong opposition down and out, trying to find its place

Left out in the cold, activists are uncertain about the future, with colleagues behind bars or in exile.
June 28, 2022

Young Hongkongers turn to Greater Bay Area to afford homes

Twenty-five years after the handover, home ownership in Hong Kong is further out of reach than ever for first-time buyers, some of whom are finding value in Dongguan and other cities in the Pearl River Delta.
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