Four ex-Apple Daily staff charged under security law

Police late on Wednesday officially charged four people, all connected to the defunct Apple Daily newspaper, with conspiracy to collude with foreign forces under the national security law. The four, aged 51 to 57, will all appear before West Kowloon Court for mention on Thursday morning. It's understood the four...

Fujitsu Named “Noteworthy DX Company” for 2021

TOKYO, Jun 7, 2021 - (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Fujitsu today announced its recognition as one of Japan's digital transformation leaders with its selection as a "Noteworthy DX Company 2021" under the Digital Transformation (DX) Stock program jointly managed by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and...

Pro-Beijing barrister Priscilla Wong named IPCC head

The Chief Executive on Friday appointed barrister Priscilla Wong as the new chairperson of the Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC), for a term of two years from June 1. Wong is also the wife of executive councillor and the convenor of the pro-Beijing camp, Martin Liao. She will succeed Anthony...

Jimmy Lai’s assets frozen under national security law

The government has frozen media tycoon Jimmy Lai's personal assets, using new powers available to authorities under the Beijing-imposed national security law for the first time. Lai is facing three security-related charges, and is already serving a 14-month sentence after being convicted of taking part in unauthorised assemblies in August...

Govt renews existing social distancing measures

The government is extending social distancing measures currently in place for another two weeks. In a statement issued early on Thursday, the Food and Health Bureau said the government had relaxed social distancing measures last month, introducing a 'vaccine bubble' as part of a move to "resume normal daily lives...

Sham Tseng residential block put under lockdown

Sham Tseng residential block put under lockdown A residential block at Lido Garden in Sham Tseng was put under lockdown on Tuesday night, with all residents required to undergo mandatory Covid-19 testing overnight. Officials decided to put Tower 2 of Lido Garden under lockdown after a resident there came down...

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...

Shimao Services Announces 2020 Annual Results

HONG KONG, Mar 15, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Shimao Services Holdings Limited ("Shimao Services" or the "Company"; HKEX stock code: 873.HK), a leading comprehensive property management and community living services provider in China, today announced the first annual results since its listing. In 2020, Shimao Services recorded...

Swiss look set to approve ban on facial coverings

This photograph taken on March 6, 2021 in Gland shows a placard reading "We vote on Sunday" ahead of a nationwide vote by Swiss citizen on March 7, 2021 on whether to ban full facial coverings in public places, despite women in Islamic full-face veils being an exceptionally rare sight...

Power for Democracy disbands in ‘new political era’

2021-02-27 HKT 20:05" title="Power for Democracy's convenor, Andrew Chiu, says the group has ceased operation in light of developments under "the new political era". File photo: RTHK"> Power for Democracy's convenor, Andrew Chiu, says the group has ceased operation in light of developments under "the new political era". File photo:...