Big news roundup: 4 September, 2019

Big news roundup: 4 September, 2019

Complete withdrawal of the Fugitive Offenders Bill leaves one of five demands met, and other big news stories from today. Photo: Screenshot from Carrie Lam’s…

Dire economic consequences expected for airport closure

Dire economic consequences expected for airport closure

Photo Credit: Food Court in Terminal 1 by Malcolm Koo CC-BY-SA 4.0

Filipino domestic workers choose to remain in HK despite city conflict, survey finds

Filipino domestic workers choose to remain in HK despite city conflict, survey finds

Startup-led survey takes the perspective of an oft-overlooked group on how ExLaw drama has affected their lives. Photo Credit: Francisco Anzola A previously unexplored perspective…

Hong Kong Dollar at Stake Amid Ongoing Protest

Hong Kong Dollar at Stake Amid Ongoing Protest

The ongoing dispute surrounding the highly controversial extradition law could shock the Hong Kong Dollar, analysts and traders fear. The U.S. warned the continued erosion…

Massive Protests May Do Little to Stop HK’s New Extradition Law

Massive Protests May Do Little to Stop HK’s New Extradition Law

In a historical march, more than 1 million Hong Kongers took to the streets yesterday to protest against the government’s extradition bill that would allow…

Protest vs extradition law goes global

Protest vs extradition law goes global

16 cities confirmed to host protests against the extradition law, targeting HK offices and Chinese embassies and consulates. Update: As of June 9, 2019, 29…

Business groups win concessions on extradition law

Business groups win concessions on extradition law

Concern has increased within the business community in Hong Kong since the government proposed amendments to extradition legislation to allow the SAR to transfer suspects…