Covid vaccine hesitancy could see Hong Kong throw away doses

Hong Kong could soon be throwing away Covid-19 vaccine doses because not enough people are taking them before they expire, a health official has warned, saying it’s “not right” while other countries are scrambling for them. The city of 7.5 million people

Hong Kong hires British QC to prosecute pro-democracy activists

A British barrister has agreed to act for the Hong Kong government next month in its efforts to convict Jimmy Lai and eight other pro-democracy activists accused of taking part in an illegal assembly in 2019. David Perry’s decision has been challenged by the chair of

Hong Kong opposition lawmakers all quit after four members ousted

Hong Kong plunged further into crisis on Wednesday as a new law imposed by Beijing allowing the disqualification of “unpatriotic” opposition members prompted the entire pro-democracy caucus to announce their resignation. Four sitting legislators were disqualified with immediate effect, with the move heralded

Hong Kong informers’ hotline receives 2,500 tip-offs within hours

Hong Kong police have received more than 2,500 tip-offs since the launch of a hotline for people to report suspected breaches of the city’s sweeping national security law. The multi-platform hotline, which opened on Thursday, allows Hong Kongers to report information directly to national