Court dismisses Joshua Wong bid to challenge Hong Kong election ban
A Hong Kong court has thrown out a legal bid by opposition activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung to overturn an election ban in a municipal-level vote last November.The High Court on Wednesday dismissed Wong’s application for judicial review over his disqualification in last year’s district council elections, where he became the only person barred because of his political stance.
Attacks on courts will hit public faith: Geoffrey Ma
Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma on Wednesday made an impassioned plea against attacks on judiciary, saying levelling such charges is wrong and will lead to...
Students head to classes, with fear and excitement
A section of school students returned to the classrooms on Wednesday morning, after a longer-than-usual summer break forced by the pandemic situation....
'Change in media accreditation fair and objective'
The head of the Police Public Relations Branch, Kenneth Kwok, has defended a change in the force’s accreditation policy regarding journalists, saying...
Tycoon who criticised Xi Jinping jailed for 18 years
The former chairman of a state-owned real estate company who publicly criticized President Xi Jinping’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic was sente...
Ethnic minorities decry lack of quarantine services
Some ethnic minorities who returned to Hong Kong recently have complained about the lack of quarantine support services at the airport, with some sayi...