I don’t have Beijing’s blessing, says CE hopeful

The only person so far to declare an intention to stand in the Chief Executive election in March, Checkley Sin, says he didn't receive any blessing from Beijing before throwing his hat into the ring. Speaking at a luncheon at the Foreign Correspondents' Club on Monday, the businessman, film producer...

Top court upholds Small House Policy in full

Hong Kong's top court has upheld the exclusive right of male indigenous villagers to build their own homes under the Small House Policy, saying the policy is constitutional in its entirety. The policy, which dates back to 1972, allows for three-storey houses to be built on private land. Male villagers...

Carrie Lam delivers policy address in Legco

Chief Executive Carrie Lam delivered the fifth policy address of her term on Wednesday, with the focus on housing and economic development. Lam began by explaining how Hong Kong has entered "a new era", saying this is thanks to the introduction of the national security law and Beijing's overhaul of...

Communications Association of Hong Kong (CAHK) supports the new initiatives on telecommunications industry in the Chief Executive’s 2021 Policy Address

New initiatives will be beneficial to the further development of 5G and the implementation of the Smart City HONG KONG, Oct 6, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Communications Association of Hong Kong (CAHK) has expressed positive support to the Chief Executive’s 2021 Policy Address, in particular its new initiatives on Smart...

Carrie Lam downplays surge in emigration

Chief Executive Carrie Lam has played down the wave of emigration following the enactment of the national security law, saying people who are leaving will eventually realise how good Hong Kong is, adding the administration will recruit talents from the mainland and overseas to maintain its status as an “international...

Govt loses court fight over same-sex housing snub

A gay man on Friday won his second judicial challenge against the government – this time over a policy that barred same-sex couples from officially living together in subsidised housing. The High Court on Friday ruled in favour of Henry Li and his now-deceased partner Edgar Ng, saying the Housing...