Cannabis compound CBD now banned in Hong Kong – 7-year jail term for possession to match meth, cocaine
The trafficking and manufacturing of CBD will now be subject to a maximum penalty of life imprisonment and a HK$5 million fine.
Hong Kong’s John Lee opposes investigation into gov’t Covid response; masks to stay until after ‘winter surge’
“Over the past seven months, we have taken stock of our experience and we’ve been enhancing our measures,” Chief Executive John Lee said in response to health experts’ suggestions that an independent inquiry be conducted into the government’s Covid-19 response.
68-year-old Hong Kong woman to serve 3 month jail term over ‘seditious’ words after giving up appeal
Chiu Mei-ying removed the shoelaces from her shoes before entering the courtroom to prepare for her custodial sentence over comments made about a magistrate.
Hong Kong police watchdog dismisses complaint filed by reporter hit by projectile during 2019 protest
The former reporter for Commercial Radio was allegedly shot with a sponge grenade during a protest in 2019, but the Independent Police Complaints Council had concluded that there was insufficient evidence to support his accusation of excessive use of force.
77-year-old Hong Kong activist ordered to pay gov’t HK$510,000 after attempt to launch legal bid against police failed
Chan Ki-Kau – commonly known as Grandpa Chan – filed a challenge in June 2019, alleging it was “unlawful and/or unconstitutional” for the police Special Tactical Contingent not to display their unique identification numbers during operations on June 12, 2019.
Beijing is trying to keep Taiwan isolated on the world stage and opposes countries having official exchanges with Taipei.
“Tightening the expansionary fiscal policy adopted in recent years is inevitable and necessary,” finance chief Paul Chan said, adding that the city racked up HK$600 billion in anti-Covid expenses.
Protesters charged at a motorcyclist, assaulting him and tying him up after he drove into roadblocks at a Tuen Mun protest in 2019, the court heard.