China mandates negative virus tests for air arrivals

Passengers of China-bound flights must provide negative Covid-19 test results before boarding, the aviation authority on the mainland said on Tuesday, as the government looks to further reduce the risk…

Trump ends preferential status for Hong Kong

President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to Hong Kong’s special status under US law to punish China for what he called “oppressive actions” against the former British colony,…

UK looking at help for young Hongkongers who want to flee

The UK home secretary, Priti Patel, has said she is looking at giving young Hongkongers a new right to come to the UK. Britain has made an offer of citizenship to…

Hong Kong schools struggling to teach Chinese to ethnic minority students, sparking calls for more government funding to tackle problem

Three in five teachers are not confident in teaching Chinese to ethnic minority students, a survey has found, sparking calls for schools to be given more support. The poll, commissioned…

Hong Kong to repatriate 5,200 citizens from India, Pakistan

The Hong Kong government is planning to fly home about 5,200 of its citizens scattered across India or Pakistan after earlier repatriating its people from Wuhan and Hubei province in…

Coronavirus: Hong Kong reports no new cases of Covid-19 for second day in a row, as government announces HK$111 million in research funding

Hong Kong again reported zero new coronavirus cases on Monday, the second day in a row and the fourth time in eight days, as the government said it had approved…

CBFC is helping the lower middle class families in Bangladesh in this Covid-19 Lock down

Bangladesh has been affected by COVID-19 seriously and Bangladesh Government has declared a month-long public holiday (lockdown) among the whole country to reduce the spread of this virus. As for…

800 tear gas rounds fired, 148 arrested in clashes

The police said 148 people were arrested following clashes with protesters yesterday, the largest daily toll since pro-democracy protests began off two months ago, RTHK reports. “During the operation, the police arrested 148…

Protesters warned not to play with fire

Beijing warned Hong Kong protesters today that those who play with fire will perish by it. The strongest warning yet from Beijing came from a second rare briefing held at…

Hong Kong police fire tear gas with city roiled by protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) — Hong Kong police fired multiple tear gas rounds on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city’s Kowloon area, as the Chinese-controlled territory was again…