The best original reporting from the Hong Kong Free Press team.
Covid-19: Jordan restaurant owners reel from Hong Kong’s first lockdown and an unending evening dine-in ban
Hong Kong’s first lockdown to combat the coronavirus ended two days ago but Temple Street remained quiet and uncongested on a sunny Tuesday afternoon, as restaurateurs reeled from the after-effects of the weekend shutdown and a continuing evening dining ban. Many restaurants and stores in formerly locked-down Jordan shut down for the Tuesday lunch hour […]
By Sebastian Skov Andersen It started over a beer and a chat. Less than a year later, Danish youth politicians Thomas Rohden and Anders Storgaard were threatened with potential extradition to the world’s most powerful dictatorship. They’re co-founders of the Danish China-Critical Society, an idea which came to them after a semi-drunken discussion about their […]
Some in Hong Kong’s S.Asian community report rise in discrimination after health official’s Covid-19 comments
Some members of Hong Kong’s South Asian communities have reported an uptick in discriminatory incidents this week, following suggestions by a senior health official that ethnic minorities were engaging in “behaviour that put them at risk” of contracting Covid-19. Reports include being singled out at work, being on the receiving end of derogatory remarks, and […]
At 63, Coby is decades older than many of the Hongkongers fleeing to the UK. But the energetic grandmother, who bursts into hearty cackles as she talks, is stoic about leaving the city behind. What matters now is supporting her family as they start again in England, she says. Coby, who had previously visited Britain […]