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Hong Kong Urged To Call Time On ‘archaic’ Indigenous Land Policy Supporting Male Residents Only

Hong Kong Urged To Call Time On ‘archaic’ Indigenous Land Policy Supporting Male Residents Only

A government policy that favours male residents and was introduced to improve living conditions of indigenous inhabitants, has been criticised for exacerbating a chronic housing shortage Hong Kong must end a discriminatory land policy that favours indigenous men, land rights campaigners said on Thursday, after a top court upheld a minor law that has long […]

China Warns New Hong Kong politicians Not To Back Independence

China Warns New Hong Kong politicians Not To Back Independence

Beijing has told newly elected politicians in Hong Kong not to back independence for the semi-autonomous territory, after young anti-China activists won seats for the first time at the weekend. Sunday’s vote saw activists pushing for more autonomy from Beijing secure a crucial foothold in the city’s Legislative Council (LegCo), as fears grow that China […]

Hong Kong Elections: Anti-Beijing Activists Gain Foothold In Power

Hong Kong Elections: Anti-Beijing Activists Gain Foothold In Power

Two years after tens of thousands of young people poured onto the streets of Hong Kong to issue an unprecedented call for political change, a new generation of pro-democracy activists has gained a foothold in power in the former British colony. At least four radical young activists who support greater political autonomy or outright independence […]

Typhoon Nida: Cities On High Alert In China As Storm Makes Landfall

Typhoon Nida: Cities On High Alert In China As Storm Makes Landfall

Typhoon Nida has swept across Southern China , with the city of Guangzhou issuing its first-ever red storm alert and Hong Kong braced for flooding and landslides. Those living in the storm’s projected path on the mainland were told by the the National Commission for Disaster Reduction to prepare three days’ worth of food and […]