In Pictures: Hong Kong mothers take part in Int’l Women’s Day breastfeeding-awareness campaign

Local mothers have launched a photo project in an effort to banish the stigma surrounding public breastfeeding for International Women’s Day (IWD). To mark IWD 2021 on Monday, the “#ittasteslikelove” campaign arranged a photo shoot of Hong Kong mothers breastfeeding their children. In the images, mothers raised their palms to show solidarity with this year’s […]

Gay widower launches legal bid against Hong Kong gov’t for preventing him from identifying late husband’s body

A gay widower is taking the Hong Kong government to court over its refusal to recognise him as his partner’s surviving spouse. The decision prevented the widower from identifying his spouse’s body and from attending to administrative arrangements as a next-of-kin without having authorisation from the spouse’s mother. Edgar Ng, who took his own life […]

Hong Kong’s Lam unable to rule out another election delay, says ‘urgent’ electoral overhaul is an ‘improvement’

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam is unable to rule out another delay to the legislative election. The news comes as China’s parliament is expected to pass a resolution on Thursday on overhauling the city’s elections to ensure only “patriots” hold power. At a press conference on Monday following her visit to Beijing, Lam said […]

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