Veterans of the colonial-era Royal Hong Regiment (The Volunteers) strive to keep memories and traditions alive.
“Outdated notions of the nature of sexual assault and deep-rooted prejudices against migrant domestic workers have no place in a court of justice.” writes Cherry Ng. But a recent high-profile rape case showed “our systems barely did anything to disprove them.”
Credibility of mitigation from ex-leader of Hong Kong activist group Student Politicism questioned in national security case
The ex-convenor of Student Politicism Wong Yat-chin, who has pleaded guilty to conspiring to incite subversion under the Beijing-imposed national security law, said that he was remorseful in his mitigation. However, the prosecution questioned his credibility.
Hong Kong specifically criminalises disrespectful acts towards the anthem, with a maximum penalty of three years in jail.
“It seems we are approaching, with no signs of serious braking, several points at which current climate problems – floods, fires, droughts – will be joined by much more serious manifestations of planetary indisposition,” writes Tim Hamlett.
Even as the city begins to relax anti-epidemic measures, years of intermittent remote learning have left their mark on Hong Kong’s youngest generation, with many struggling to catch up and make friends with classmates.
‘Shrinking news industry’: Hong Kong press freedom index sinks to new low as media outlets disappear
The Hong Kong Journalists Association’s release of its annual press freedom index comes a day after Chief Executive John Lee told a select circle of media workers to deliver the “right Hong Kong message” to the world.
‘I’m down to my last dollar’: Hong Kong’s strict Covid curbs have left musicians struggling to make ends meet
The coronavirus has battered live performances around the world, especially in the first 18 months of the pandemic, but nowhere has that hardship lasted longer than in Hong Kong.