Shipping Out: Week in Review – proceed with caution as protests continue

Shipping Out: Week in Review – proceed with caution as protests continue

In this week’s travel advisory: protests continue all over the world, while a volcanic eruption in New Zealand’s volcanic has resulted in multiple deaths and…

Think tank urges the government to put Hong Kong’s inequality on the agenda

Think tank urges the government to put Hong Kong’s inequality on the agenda

A business group’s report directly addresses inequality in Hong Kong; it suggests that the government should do the same.

Legislation needed to validate SFC regulatory framework for crypto exchanges in Hong Kong

Legislation needed to validate SFC regulatory framework for crypto exchanges in Hong Kong

The SFC’s new regulatory framework is a start, but legislation should be undertaken to substantiate these measures. Photo: Bitcoin Blockchain Cryptocurrency by BeatingBetting.co.uk

Shipping Out: Week in Review – Non-Essential Travel OK to HK

Shipping Out: Week in Review – Non-Essential Travel OK to HK

In this week’s travel advisory: non-essential travel to Hong Kong is now OK, the SEA Games, and climate change protests.

Highlights of District Council elections 2019 – a historic turnout

Highlights of District Council elections 2019 – a historic turnout

What you need to know about this year’s District Council elections. Photo: Huge queues on Fortress Hill Road as people waited to vote on Sunday…

Shipping Out: Week in Review – elections, protests, natural disasters

Shipping Out: Week in Review – elections, protests, natural disasters

This week’s travel advisory column contains cautionary measures for Hong Kong’s upcoming district council elections, Australia’s wildfires, protest hotspots, and more.

Plastic bag levy scheme “wrong way” to handle waste reduction

Plastic bag levy scheme “wrong way” to handle waste reduction

Raising prices on plastic bags may not be the answer to solving HK’s single-use plastic woes. Photo: Hong Kong Street Garbage by Wilson Hui.

Hong Kong Police Force deploys unprecedented tactics at Polytechnic University lockdown

Hong Kong Police Force deploys unprecedented tactics at Polytechnic University lockdown

A siege strategy, live ammunition warning, and long-range acoustic device are all part of PolyU’s campus crackdown. Photo: Hong Kong University (pictured), along with other…

Crowdfunding to fight restriction of Internet, freedom of speech

Crowdfunding to fight restriction of Internet, freedom of speech

Pro-democracy advocates begin to crowdfund to fight current and future laws compromising Internet freedoms. Photo: University of Hong Kong (HKU) was left in shambles after…

Night of violence on CUHK campus becomes watershed moment in protest history

Night of violence on CUHK campus becomes watershed moment in protest history

Police charged onto the campus of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) on Tuesday, leading to the closures of university campuses and a night…