Workers and students to go to polls on city-wide strike action against Beijing’s national security law today
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Workers and students to go to polls on city-wide strike action against Beijing’s national security law today

The first-ever referendum will determine whether the city is ready to go on strike in opposition to the national security law that could undermine Hong…

Cancelled Black Lives Matter march goes ahead despite confusion
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Cancelled Black Lives Matter march goes ahead despite confusion

The Black Lives Matter march went ahead on Sunday, despite an official cancellation. Attendance included students, teachers and politicians including Long Hair and Avery Ng…

Public lynching of George Floyd “hauntingly familiar”: activists call for Black Lives Matter action in Hong Kong
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Public lynching of George Floyd “hauntingly familiar”: activists call for Black Lives Matter action in Hong Kong

In light of the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and countless others, Black Lives Matter advocates and organizations are bringing attention to police brutality…

Hongkongers mourn the dead in Tiananmen Square Massacre despite the police’s ban on vigils for first time in decades
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Hongkongers mourn the dead in Tiananmen Square Massacre despite the police’s ban on vigils for first time in decades

The June 4th Museum allows people to honour the victims of the Tiananmen Square Massacre without attending the annual vigil, which was banned for the…

Supporting independent media integral to keeping Hong Kong’s press freedoms afloat
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Supporting independent media integral to keeping Hong Kong’s press freedoms afloat

Experts weigh in on how Hong Kong can protect the ailing state of its press freedoms.

Year in Review: Policies that shook Hong Kong in 2019
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Year in Review: Policies that shook Hong Kong in 2019

Hong Kong experienced a momentous year that affected all parts of its society. Harbour Times highlights the city’s top policy moments in 2019. Photo: A…

HK protesters reach targeted American audience, if not America’s masses
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HK protesters reach targeted American audience, if not America’s masses

Chants and songs at Monday’s rally called to the US for their aid – namely through passing the HK Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo:…

Ban on wearing masks at protests “thoroughly chilling”
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Ban on wearing masks at protests “thoroughly chilling”

Hong Kong government wields emergency law to ban mask-wearing and facial covering at public assemblies. Photo: Protester in London wears a hard hat with “Free…

Democracy dies in details: EIU ranking sees HK slip
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Democracy dies in details: EIU ranking sees HK slip

Hong Kong is letting its democracy dream slip away The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Democracy Index 2018 sees the city drops two places from 71st…

American concerns may limit tech exports to Hong Kong
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American concerns may limit tech exports to Hong Kong

On November 14, the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) issued a report that cites “challenges to freedom of speech and assembly in Hong…

Foreign governments watching Hong Kong freedoms, but not acting – yet
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Foreign governments watching Hong Kong freedoms, but not acting – yet

A slew of incidents concerning Hong Kong’s freedom of speech in the past few months has left many at home and abroad wonder if the…

Bright HK hosts Nobel Prize winning laureate Ramos-Horta
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Bright HK hosts Nobel Prize winning laureate Ramos-Horta

Nobel Peace laureate and former president of East Timor, Mr Jose Ramos-Horta, spoke to a fully packed room at University Museum and Art Gallery of…

Legco set to debate Benny Tai’s independence remark
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Legco set to debate Benny Tai’s independence remark

Legislators will be having a debate over Hong Kong University Law Professor Benny Tai’s comments concerning the possibility of Hong Kong independence on May 9….

湯家驊:爭取晤李飛談一國兩制
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湯家驊:爭取晤李飛談一國兩制

左為民主思路召集人湯家驊,右為民主思路總幹事袁彌昌

Race down the Path of Democracy: Ronnie Tong’s powerful message
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Race down the Path of Democracy: Ronnie Tong’s powerful message

Ronnie Tong (湯家驊) had a good night hosting a constellation of Hong Kong political stars – and raising 1.7 million dollars for his new political…

What if the law itself is unjust? Rethinking Basic Law
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What if the law itself is unjust? Rethinking Basic Law

Until last year, many believed that abiding by the Basic Law would deliver democracy and justice to Hong Kong. As frustration grows, some begin to…

Horses for Courses: CE Election 2017
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Horses for Courses: CE Election 2017

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Triple T Tragedy: The Nautical Disaster of Tsang, Tong, Tiens
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Triple T Tragedy: The Nautical Disaster of Tsang, Tong, Tiens

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Hong Kong Reform Voted Down as Pro-Est make historical blunder
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Hong Kong Reform Voted Down as Pro-Est make historical blunder

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Accountancy FC promises to veto reform package
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Accountancy FC promises to veto reform package

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歐盟駐港代表:與議員會面報導不實
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歐盟駐港代表:與議員會面報導不實

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EU Report: Occupy demonstrators were “overwhelmingly peaceful”
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EU Report: Occupy demonstrators were “overwhelmingly peaceful”

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Chris Yeung: Cracking up
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Chris Yeung: Cracking up

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27名泛民議員全體聯署 聲明否決「八三一」政改方案
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27名泛民議員全體聯署 聲明否決「八三一」政改方案

立法會27名泛民議員今午舉行記者招待會,發表聯署聲明重申,會否決人大「八三一」框架下的政改方案。泛民議員於記者會上,亦回應連日來引述中央消息人士的報道。

香港2020倡「候補人」方法 新民黨建議提委會增加女性席位
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香港2020倡「候補人」方法 新民黨建議提委會增加女性席位

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The Week Ahead March 2nd
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The Week Ahead March 2nd

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信不信由你:政改將靠勒索通過
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信不信由你:政改將靠勒索通過

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從小島看城市:長洲街坊選舉對香港政壇的啟示
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從小島看城市:長洲街坊選舉對香港政壇的啟示

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Hong Kong Nationalism student editors: Not advocating independence, but it’s an option
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Hong Kong Nationalism student editors: Not advocating independence, but it’s an option

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林鄭:即使政改通過 普選立會仍需商討
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林鄭:即使政改通過 普選立會仍需商討

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