What will be left of Hong Kong’s autonomy in 2047?

For all the years since 1997, Hong Kong has lived by the governing principles spelt out in its post-colonial Basic Law constitution. This was drafted under Beijing’s… Read more "What will be left of Hong Kong’s autonomy in 2047?"

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In Pictures: ‘Democracy and freedom’ – Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen shores up dwindling allies on Pacific tour

Visiting Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has pledged a tourism boost and gifted a coast guard vessel to the remote Pacific microstate of Palau, as she works to… Read more "In Pictures: ‘Democracy and freedom’ – Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen shores up dwindling allies on Pacific tour"

‘Conservation first, development later’: Green groups urge Hong Kong to scrap HK$624bn Lantau reclamation plan

Seven environmental groups have urged the Hong Kong government to abandon its land reclamation plan around Lantau island owing to the “ecological importance” of its eastern waters.… Read more "‘Conservation first, development later’: Green groups urge Hong Kong to scrap HK$624bn Lantau reclamation plan"

HKFP Lens: Rudmer Hoekstra ventures up to the clouds for his breathtaking Yunnan photo series

Dutch photographer Rudmer Hoekstra has shared with HKFP his breathtaking Yunnan photo series. Photo: Rudmer Hoeskstra. Hoekstra moved to Hong Kong about 12 years ago from the Netherlands… Read more "HKFP Lens: Rudmer Hoekstra ventures up to the clouds for his breathtaking Yunnan photo series"

Cultural icons with dirty secrets: how should we treat artists with major personal flaws?

The new documentary on Michael Jackson’s history of child abuse has resurrected an old head-scratcher. Popular is a stingy adjective to describe Jackson’s history-making music and expansive… Read more "Cultural icons with dirty secrets: how should we treat artists with major personal flaws?"

In Pictures: Top-ups, toilets or teleportal – How to repurpose Hong Kong’s 2,900 payphone booths?

A toilet. A torture chamber. A teleportation booth. These are some of the repurposing proposals for Hong Kong’s 2,900 indoor and outdoor public payphone booths. Hong Kong… Read more "In Pictures: Top-ups, toilets or teleportal – How to repurpose Hong Kong’s 2,900 payphone booths?"

Event: Goodbye fast fashion, hello up-cycled luxury – learn how to be a savy entrepreneur with Christina Dean

Want to know how to tackle the fashion industry’s biggest problem – waste? Look no further than social entrepreneur Christina Dean, founder of Redress and The R… Read more "Event: Goodbye fast fashion, hello up-cycled luxury – learn how to be a savy entrepreneur with Christina Dean"

US report says China’s meddling in Hong Kong has increased, but special trade policy still justified

The US State Department’s annual report on Hong Kong has said China’s intervention in the city’s affairs has increased, but the city still has sufficient autonomy to justify… Read more "US report says China’s meddling in Hong Kong has increased, but special trade policy still justified"