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More than 300 trapped in Hong Kong shopping center fire

Local media say more than 300 people, including elderly, trapped on a roof deck of the World Trade Centre building in Causeway Bay. Hundreds of people are trapped in Hong Kong’s World Trade Center following a fire on Wednesday, according…

Hong Kong government freezes tabloid’s assets

The Hong Kong government has frozen the tabloid’s assets, causing it to shut down in summer 2021. Mark Simon, founder assistant, and mastermind of Apple Daily talks about the struggles the newspaper and its employees went through during a…

Hong Kong, Singapore agree ‘travel bubble’

Hong Kong and Singapore on Thursday said they had agreed "in principle" to set up a bubble allowing residents to travel freely between the two financial hubs as long as they test negative for the coronavirus. The two cities released…

Hong Kong eases some coronavirus curbs

Hong Kong will expand the size of public gatherings to four people and re-open more sports venues from Friday as the Asian financial hub relaxes strict curbs against a third wave of the coronavirus. Restaurants will be allowed to seat…

Hong Kong records 44 new coronavirus cases

Hong Kong reported 44 new coronavirus cases on Monday as the government announced an extension to social distancing measures aimed at controlling further spreading of the virus, which has seen a resurgence in the Asian financial hub since…

Hong Kong reports 48 new coronavirus cases

On Friday, Hong Kong reported 48 new coronavirus cases as authorities advised residents in the global financial hub to remain vigilant in curbing the further spread of the virus. Out of the 48 cases, 46 were locally transmitted.

Hong Kong reports 69 new coronavirus cases

On Thursday, Hong Kong reported 69 new coronavirus cases, of which 65 were locally transmitted, as authorities cautioned the global financial hub still faced a critical period to control the virus, which has seen a resurgence since early…