Edward Snowden granted Russian citizenship

Edward Snowden is seen on the screen during a live remote interview at CeBIT 2015 in Hanover, Germany, on March 18, 2015. (ZHANG FAN / XINHUA) MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Monday granting Russian citizenship to former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. Snowden,...

HKU students granted bail in national security case

Three University of Hong Kong students charged under the national security law were granted bail by the High Court on Friday, after spending more than a month behind bars. Charles Kwok, Kinson Cheung and Chris Todorovski are accused of advocating terrorism. They were released on bail of HK$100,000 and ordered...

Ray Chan granted bail after months in custody

The High Court on Thursday granted bail to former legislator Ray Chan – one of a group of 47 people charged with subversion over Legco primary polls last year. He had been held in custody since being charged around half a year ago. After hearing submissions from lawyers, designated national...

Activist Chow Hang-tung released on bail

The High Court on Thursday granted bail to activist and barrister Chow Hang-tung, the vice-chairwoman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China. Chow is charged with inciting others to join an unauthorised rally on June 4. Chow was detained on June 4 on suspicion...

High Court bails 12th Legco primaries suspect

The High Court on Tuesday granted bail to another of the 47 people facing a subversion charge for taking part in the pro-democracy camp’s Legco primaries last year. Owen Chow, 24, was released on a cash bail of HK$50,000 and a surety of another HK$50,000. Justice Esther Toh ordered the...

Malaysia Permission Granted for COVID-19 Test Kit from China for Emergency Use; Homegrown Holista Colltech Receives Initial Order for 15,000 Units for Deployment

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 18, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Amid rising concerns about the threat and economic impact of COVID-19, Holista Colltech Limited has been granted permission for Special access under the Medical Device (Exemption) Order 2016, from the Medical Devices Authority ("MDA") of Malaysia's Ministry of Health...

June 4th vigil organisers ‘not hopeful’ this year

The group that regularly organises events to remember the Tiananmen Square massacre on Thursday said it is not hopeful of being granted permission to go ahead. Representatives of the Hong Kong Alliance In Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China were set to meet with the police on Thursday afternoon...