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Supporters of protesters still holed up in Hong Kong Polytechnic University flash their smartphone lights near the campus

Supporters of protesters still holed up in Hong Kong Polytechnic University flash their smartphone lights near the campus on Monday, Nov 25. ⁠ ⁠ Hong Kong’s pro-democracy candidates rose to a landslide victory in the district council elections in a record voter turnout the day before, sending a strong message…...

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Tens of thousands of Hongkongers returned to the streets a week after the pro-democracy camp’s landslide election victory

A police officer aims pepper spray at a group appearing to comprise only journalists on Sunday.⁠ ⁠ Tens of thousands of Hongkongers returned to the streets a week after the pro-democracy camp’s landslide election victory, but their procession rapidly descended into stand-offs with police and, by nightfall, mobs once again…...

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The “Aqua Luna II ” junk boat passes through Victoria Harbour along the Central skyline

The “Aqua Luna II ” junk boat passes through Victoria Harbour along the Central skyline.⁠ ⁠ Tourist arrivals to Hong Kong in October took the sharpest plunge in a single month since May 2003, when the city was plagued by the severe acute respiratory syndrome.⁠ ⁠ According to the latest…...

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An Indonesian journalist hit in the eye by a rubber bullet whilst covering anti-government protests

Veby Mega Indah, an Indonesian journalist living and working in Hong Kong, was hit in the eye by a rubber bullet whilst covering anti-government protests in September.⁠ ⁠ In an emotional interview with the Post this week, she recalled collapsing into the arms of a journalist behind her, hearing voices…...

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Bomb disposal officers in Hong Kong have defused two home-made devices containing 10kg of high explosives

Bomb disposal officers in Hong Kong have defused two home-made devices containing 10kg of high explosives.⁠ ⁠ They were found on school grounds and designed to kill large numbers of people, police said on Monday.⁠ ⁠ Officers said the bombs were “complete, fully functional and ready to be used” radio-controlled…...

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As night falls in Hong Kong on Sunday, roads on Hong Kong Island are still covered

As night falls in Hong Kong on Sunday, roads on Hong Kong Island are still covered in a sea of protesters.⁠ ⁠ Many turn on the lights on their phones outside Pacific Place in Admiralty. ⁠ ⁠ The head of the rally reached the endpoint, Chater Road in Central, before…...

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Tens of thousands of people are marching in Hong Kong on the eve of the six-month anniversary of the anti-government protests.

Tens of thousands of people are marching in Hong Kong on the eve of the six-month anniversary of the anti-government protests.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ The mass march is starting at Victoria Park and is due to end in Central on Hong Kong Island.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ It is organisers Civil Human Rights Front’s first…...

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Expect adventure, sea views, temples and a meal of seafood in Cheung Chau

The sunset over Shek Kwu, Cheung Chau.⁠ ⁠ It’s the perfect time of year to explore the island, which lies 10km southwest of Hong Kong Island.⁠ ⁠ Expect adventure, sea views, temples and a meal of seafood in Cheung Chau, an oasis of peace and quiet.⁠ ⁠ Read more at…...

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Meet Lance Lau Hin-yi

Meet Lance Lau Hin-yi.⁠ ⁠ He’s 10, 1.48 metres tall, and since September has been conducting a solo protest at school in Hong Kong every Friday to draw attention to issues harmful to the environment.⁠ ⁠ Inspired by Greta Thunberg, Lance’s campaign also includes beach clean-ups, making cleaning fluid at…...

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Thousands of Hongkongers from all walks of life attended a memorial service on Thursday for Chow Tsz-lok

Thousands of Hongkongers from all walks of life attended a memorial service on Thursday for Chow Tsz-lok.⁠ ⁠ The 22-year-old university student died a month ago after falling from a car park in unexplained circumstances near a police operation.⁠ ⁠ His funeral will be held on Friday.⁠ ⁠ Read more…...

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