Island Pacific Hotel abruptly suspends operations

2021-04-11 HKT 21:30" title="The Island Pacific Hotel is said to have been rented by a company for its staff. Photo: RTHK"> The Island Pacific Hotel is said to have been rented by a company for its staff. Photo: RTHK The Island Pacific Hotel in Sai Ying Pun has abruptly suspended...

More residents evacuated from Tuen Mun block

2021-04-10 HKT 21:09" title="Residents living in units 10, 31 and 32 of Oi Fai House are being sent to quarantine. ​Photo: RTHK"> Residents living in units 10, 31 and 32 of Oi Fai House are being sent to quarantine. ​Photo: RTHK Health authorities said on Saturday that they are sending...

Step up regulation of pork products: FTU

2021-04-10 HKT 13:40" title="The FTU said it is 'very worried' about the safety of Taiwanese meat products. Photo: RTHK"> The FTU said it is 'very worried' about the safety of Taiwanese meat products. Photo: RTHK The Federation of Trade Unions (FTU) on Saturday expressed concern about pork from Taiwan which...

Chief Secretary hails electoral reform, security law

2021-04-11 HKT 08:15" title="Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says Hong Kong has largely reverted to the "Hong Kong that we all know and love". Photo: RTHK"> Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says Hong Kong has largely reverted to the "Hong Kong that we all know and love". Photo: RTHK Chief Secretary Matthew...

Six arrested in swoop on illicit cigarettes

2021-04-11 HKT 03:48" title="Customs officials say they've seized about 120 million suspected illicit cigarettes so far this year. File photo: RTHK"> Customs officials say they've seized about 120 million suspected illicit cigarettes so far this year. File photo: RTHK Customs officials say they seized 21 million suspected illicit cigarettes with...

Driver, passenger in car chase arrested for burglary

Driver, passenger in car chase arrested for burglary 2021-04-10 HKT 18:42" title="A male motorist was shot in the shoulder on Thursday after the car chase. File photo: RTHK"> A male motorist was shot in the shoulder on Thursday after the car chase. File photo: RTHK Police said on Saturday that...

Countries will pay for harbouring ‘criminals’: govt

2021-04-09 HKT 18:15" title="The government says any country that harbours Hong Kong 'criminals' grossly disrespects Hong Kong's legal systems and barbarically interferes in the SAR's affairs. File photo: AFP"> The government says any country that harbours Hong Kong 'criminals' grossly disrespects Hong Kong's legal systems and barbarically interferes in the...

Travel industry hopes ‘seacations’ will make waves

2021-04-09 HKT 17:41" title="The Hong Kong Travel Agents' Relief Alliance says Hong Kong should follow in the footsteps of Taiwan and Singapore and reopen local cruises. Photo: RTHK"> The Hong Kong Travel Agents' Relief Alliance says Hong Kong should follow in the footsteps of Taiwan and Singapore and reopen local...

Two more Covid cases emerge at Tuen Mun block

Two more Covid cases emerge at Tuen Mun block Wendy Wong reports Health officials on Friday said experts will investigate whether there might be environmental transmission of Covid-19 at a public housing block in Tuen Mun, after two more residents there tested preliminary positive for the virus. Two Covid cases...

Democratic Party pair hit with contempt charges

2021-04-10 HKT 01:55" title="The pair are due to appear at Eastern Magistrates. File photo: RTHK"> The pair are due to appear at Eastern Magistrates. File photo: RTHK The Democratic Party says two of its former lawmakers were charged on Friday with contempt under the Legislative Council (Powers and Privileges) Ordinance....

Tuen Mun block partially evacuated over Covid

Tuen Mun block partially evacuated over Covid Health authorities on Friday partially evacuated a public housing block in Tuen Mun after four residents tested positive for Covid-19, and an expert determined that the virus likely was transmitted via the building's pipes. Residents living in units 09 on every floor of...

UK harbouring ‘wanted criminals’, says Beijing

UK harbouring 'wanted criminals', says Beijing Vicky Wong reports Beijing on Thursday accused the UK of sheltering "wanted criminals" after prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law said he had been granted political asylum there. Law, 27, fled the SAR when the national security law was imposed on the SAR...

Man jailed for rioting in Mong Kok in 2016

2021-04-08 HKT 16:40" title="Chan Chun-lok earlier pleaded guilty to rioting during the 2016 Mong Kok unrest. File photo: AFP"> Chan Chun-lok earlier pleaded guilty to rioting during the 2016 Mong Kok unrest. File photo: AFP A 29-year-old man has been jailed for three years after pleading guilty to rioting in...

Pepper gun defendant now a national security suspect

2021-04-08 HKT 16:10" title="Lui Sai-yu has been held in custody since last September. File photo: RTHK"> Lui Sai-yu has been held in custody since last September. File photo: RTHK Damon Pang reports A university student accused of possessing a pepper ball gun has now also been charged with violating the...

Customs says raids were not an act of “repression”

2021-04-09 HKT 01:32" title="Customs says the case is still under investigation. Photo: RTHK"> Customs says the case is still under investigation. Photo: RTHK Hong Kong Customs says it's seized a batch of 14 brands of shower gel, detergents and bleaches from a chain retailer – and insisted that the action...

Flights bringing back HKers from UK sold out

2021-04-08 HKT 21:49" title="The government has said more flights may be arranged to bring back Hong Kong residents stranded in the UK. Image: Shutterstock"> The government has said more flights may be arranged to bring back Hong Kong residents stranded in the UK. Image: Shutterstock Cathay Pacific says seats on...

Unlinked Covid cases raise jitters in Tuen Mun

Unlinked Covid cases raise jitters in Tuen Mun Wendy Wong reports Health officials on Wednesday said there could be silent transmission of coronavirus in Tuen Mun after two residents in the district were confirmed with Covid-19 and a third tested preliminary positive. Two of the patients live in the same...

Security suspect Andy Li resurfaces for court case

Security suspect Andy Li resurfaces for court case Timmy Sung reports National security suspect Andy Li was remanded in custody on Wednesday after making his first court appearance since he was brought back to Hong Kong from the mainland last month. Security was exceptionally tight and Li was escorted to...

‘Land Registry curbs hinder ownership research’

2021-04-07 HKT 16:18" title="A research group says restricting access to the Land Registry would hamper investigations into land and housing policies. Image: Shutterstock"> A research group says restricting access to the Land Registry would hamper investigations into land and housing policies. Image: Shutterstock Brian Wong speaks to Richard Pyne Local...

UK has approved my asylum bid, Nathan Law says

2021-04-07 HKT 22:38" title="Nathan Law says his asylum application has been approved by the UK Home Office. File photo: AFP"> Nathan Law says his asylum application has been approved by the UK Home Office. File photo: AFP Former lawmaker Nathan Law said on Wednesday that he has been granted political...