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Hong Kong’s First Covid-19 Lockdown Exposes Deep-Rooted Inequality

Hong Kong’s First Covid-19 Lockdown Exposes Deep-Rooted Inequality

Hong Kong’s First Covid-19 Lockdown Exposes Deep-Rooted Inequality Hong Kong’s First Covid-19 Lockdown Exposes Deep-Rooted Inequality HONG KONG — When Shirley Leung, 60, woke up enclosed in Hong Kong’s first coronavirus lockdown, she surveyed the tiny room she shares with her adult son, which fits a single bed and cardboard boxes and plastic tubs for storing clothes. She tried to ignore …

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Hong Kong locks down a neighborhood for the first time since the pandemic began.

Hong Kong locks down a neighborhood for the first time since the pandemic began.

Hong Kong locks down a neighborhood for the first time since the pandemic began. Hong Kong locks down a neighborhood for the first time since the pandemic began. The Hong Kong authorities said on Saturday that they had locked down part of a densely packed neighborhood and started to test everyone there, one of the most dramatic measures the Chinese …

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The Times’s 24-Hour Global Relay: New York to Hong Kong and Seoul to London

The Times's 24-Hour Global Relay: New York to Hong Kong and Seoul to London

The Times’s 24-Hour Global Relay: New York to Hong Kong and Seoul to London The Times’s 24-Hour Global Relay: New York to Hong Kong and Seoul to London Editors in both the Asia hub and in London also handle various live briefings on a variety of topics, with Russell Goldman, Jennifer Jett, Mike Ives and Dan Powell in Hong Kong, …

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Effort to Climb Skyscraper in Wheelchair Captivates Hong Kong

Effort to Climb Skyscraper in Wheelchair Captivates Hong Kong

Effort to Climb Skyscraper in Wheelchair Captivates Hong Kong Effort to Climb Skyscraper in Wheelchair Captivates Hong Kong HONG KONG — Racked by cold and dizzy with vertigo, Lai Chi-wai struck his helmet again and again to stay alert. On he went, pull after hand-searing pull, as he tried to scale a Hong Kong skyscraper by rope while seated in …

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Hong Kong Elvis Impersonator Dies at 68

Hong Kong Elvis Impersonator Dies at 68

Hong Kong Elvis Impersonator Dies at 68 Hong Kong Elvis Impersonator Dies at 68 “I cried a long time,” he told The Times, recalling the first time he saw the film, “Elvis: That’s the Way It Is.” Mr. Kwok won a pair of Elvis-impersonation contests in the early 1980s, The South China Morning Post reported, but local Chinese fans often …

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In Hong Kong, a New Party Calls for Stability (and Raises Suspicions)

In Hong Kong, a New Party Calls for Stability (and Raises Suspicions)

In Hong Kong, a New Party Calls for Stability (and Raises Suspicions) In Hong Kong, a New Party Calls for Stability (and Raises Suspicions) BEIJING — They are businessmen, born in mainland China, who serve on top advisory committees to Beijing and profess patriotism for the motherland. One recently traveled to an obscure village in southeastern China to study Xi …

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Hong Kong Protesters to Seek Asylum in U.S.

Hong Kong Protesters to Seek Asylum in U.S.

Hong Kong Protesters to Seek Asylum in U.S. Hong Kong Protesters to Seek Asylum in U.S. Last July, five young men boarded a recreational boat in a remote harbor in Hong Kong. They passed through waters patrolled by the Chinese authorities and headed east, across the South China Sea. When they neared Taiwan, they cut off their motor, hoping to …

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Hong Kong Website Doxxing Police Gets Blocked, Raising Censorship Fears

Hong Kong Website Doxxing Police Gets Blocked, Raising Censorship Fears

Hong Kong Website Doxxing Police Gets Blocked, Raising Censorship Fears Hong Kong Website Doxxing Police Gets Blocked, Raising Censorship Fears At one internet provider, China Mobile Hong Kong, the disconnection — of a type known as a drop action — indicates direct involvement by the telecom company. “A drop action is a specifically configured element of a D.N.S. firewall environment” …

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Protesters Given Prison Terms for Beating Reporter at Hong Kong Airport

Protesters Given Prison Terms for Beating Reporter at Hong Kong Airport

Protesters Given Prison Terms for Beating Reporter at Hong Kong Airport Protesters Given Prison Terms for Beating Reporter at Hong Kong Airport HONG KONG — A Hong Kong court on Friday sentenced two men and one woman to several years in prison for assaulting a Chinese state media reporter during a protest that paralyzed the territory’s international airport in 2019. …

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Hong Kong’s Three Week Quarantine Frustrates Travelers

Hong Kong's Three Week Quarantine Frustrates Travelers

Hong Kong’s Three Week Quarantine Frustrates Travelers Hong Kong’s Three Week Quarantine Frustrates Travelers HONG KONG — Before boarding her flight to Hong Kong for a new job last month, Tanja Cunz made sure she had met all of the government’s stringent entry requirements. Ms. Cunz, a 34-year-old museum curator from Switzerland, took a coronavirus test, paid for two weeks …

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