Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: Canada engaging in social media ‘caremongering’

Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: Canada engaging in social media ‘caremongering’

The consulate urges all fellow Canadians to follow official social media channels for up to date information, advice and positivity. Photo: Mr Jeff Nankivell, the…

Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: Italy holds firm despite troubles back home

Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: Italy holds firm despite troubles back home

This edition of Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19 features the Italian Consulate, which is bravely attempting to be ‘Business As Usual’ in Hong Kong…

Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: France continues to support Santé, Amitié, Solidarité (Health, Friendship, Solidarity)

Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: France continues to support Santé, Amitié, Solidarité (Health, Friendship, Solidarity)

The French consulate fights COVID-19 head on with optimism: “Hong Kong welcomes us, we must be exemplary.”

Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: No more visas for Scandinavia

Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: No more visas for Scandinavia

This edition of Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19 looks at the Finnish Consulate, which has indefinitely postponed all visa applications.

Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: Poland divides and conquers

Diplomacy in the time of COVID-19: Poland divides and conquers

“[My] family simply declined to be evacuated, saying that they feel safe in Hong Kong,” remarks Mr Aleksander Dańda, Polish Consul General.

Representation for Hongkongers in US Census: Write In Hongkonger Campaign

Representation for Hongkongers in US Census: Write In Hongkonger Campaign

A campaign is pushing for the representation of the 200,000 Hong Kong-Americans in the 2020 US Census.

Canada and Britain to co-host conference on media freedom; promoted in Hong Kong

Canada and Britain to co-host conference on media freedom; promoted in Hong Kong

Canada and the United Kingdom will co-host a global conference on media freedom in London. A joint press release states the aim is to, “shine…

Outgoing Austrian Envoy Says “Servus!” to Hong Kong

Outgoing Austrian Envoy Says “Servus!” to Hong Kong

Consul General of Austria Claudia Reinprecht talks human rights, Hong Kong’s future, and saying goodbyes in exit interview. Photo Credit: Jasmine Lee