Tag: Hong Kong

Hong Kong lawmakers pass rental control law to protect the poorest from landlord exploitation

Hong Kong lawmakers pass rental control law to protect the poorest from landlord exploitation

Hong Kong lawmakers have decided to protect some of the city's poorest from exploitation by unscrupulous landlords by passing a law increasing rent ...
Hong Kong needs a poverty leader to solve the problems of the city’s poor, says a large union group

Hong Kong needs a poverty leader to solve the problems of the city’s poor, says a large union group

A major establishment union has called on the Hong Kong government to eradicate poverty by hiring a commissioner to revise the city's existing poli ...
Do young Chinese people fall in love with marriage?

Do young Chinese people fall in love with marriage?

Young Chinese dare to marry less and less, according to a new poll - a trend that threatens to worsen the country's bleak demographic outlook. Des ...
Hong Kong’s National Security Law: Teenage activist released on bail before subversion process, but 3 other members of the student group said they must be kept behind bars

Hong Kong’s National Security Law: Teenage activist released on bail before subversion process, but 3 other members of the student group said they must be kept behind bars

A member of a student activist group was bailed ahead of her trial on subversion charges under national security law, but three of her three co-def ...
Quirky China: Man collapses because his daughter failed in math, stabbed publisher because he mistook a bee and a fly, Prada PR disaster

Quirky China: Man collapses because his daughter failed in math, stabbed publisher because he mistook a bee and a fly, Prada PR disaster

A Chinese father lay down in the middle of a street and asked the police to hold him - his daughter could not do a simple math calculation. The ma ...
The tropical cyclone Kompasu causes deaths, landslides and floods in the Philippines

The tropical cyclone Kompasu causes deaths, landslides and floods in the Philippines

At least nine people were killed and eleven more went missing after heavy rains in the Philippines flooded villages and triggered landslides, autho ...
China’s tutelage ban increases the number of PhD students competing for high school apprenticeships and renews the debate on job competition and qualifications

China’s tutelage ban increases the number of PhD students competing for high school apprenticeships and renews the debate on job competition and qualifications

The revelation that most newly hired teachers in a high school in China have PhDs has sparked a national debate over the highly competitive job mar ...
The Hong Kong government gives the men’s rugby sevens team a quarantine exemption

The Hong Kong government gives the men’s rugby sevens team a quarantine exemption

Hong Kong's men's rugby sevens team received a rare mandatory quarantine waiver upon arrival from their World Rugby Sevens Series campaign in Canad ...