In Pictures: Hong Kong fabric traders face material losses as they bid farewell to decades-old market
Nostalgic stallholders packed up and left as the Pang Jai fabric market closed for good after some 45 years.
Burning issue: Don’t divert Hong Kong’s betting revenue from charity projects like the fire dragon dance
“Profits from betting go to projects in which the market is not interested and which the government is not ready to support,” writes Chloe Lai. “Increasing betting duty will only hurt people and services that are gravely in need of funds.”
Hong Kong’s largest national security trial to begin Monday as 47 democrats face up to life behind bars
The proceedings are expected to last more than four months, and the defendants face sentences of up to life imprisonment if convicted.
Top Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer tweeted Saturday that US experts now “can collect the equipment and analyze the technology used by the CCP,” referring to the Chinese Communist Party.
Ai’s love of artefacts and traditional craftsmanship will be at the heart of the show which will feature hundreds of thousands of objects collected by the Chinese artist since the 1990s.
In Pictures: Plain sailing? Hongkongers worry fare hike won’t be enough to save beleaguered Star Ferry
A more than 50 per cent fare rise for Hong Kong’s inconic Star Ferry will come into effect in April, but commuters told HKFP they were worried it would not be enough to keep the indebted company afloat.
Environmental protesters rally against illegal concrete plant in Hong Kong amid heavy police presence
A group of fewer than 10 protesters, including rally organiser James Ockenden and Patrick Fung, CEO of Clean Air Network, marched from Yau Tong Fire Station to China Concrete Company’s plant on Saturday.