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Two pro-democracy lawmakers to face charges over protests at LegCo

Hong Kong Free Press South China Morning Post

Eddie Chu barred from standing in village election

Hong Kong Free Press

Pro-establishment candidate wins West Kowloon by-election

RTHK Rebecca Chan: 106,457 votes Lee Cheuk-yan: 93,047 Frederick Fung: 12,509 Why the pan-democrats lost: Hong Kong Free Press

More than 1.37 million people living below the poverty line

South China Morning Post Hong Kong Poverty Situation Report 2017

Trial of nine Occupy figures opens

Four years since the Occupy protests, the trial of nine of the movement's organisers starts. Hong Kong Free Press South China Morning Post Hong Kong Free Press (Kong Tsung-gan commentary) Who's being tried for what (South China Morning Post)

Hong Kong's GDP up 2.9% yoy at end of Q3

Reuters Figures for the year to date (%): Q1   4.6 Q2   3.5 Q3   2.9

Tai Kwun cancels Ma Jian talks at literary festival ...

Hong Kong Free Press ... and then it uncancels them. South China Morning Post Hong Kong Free Press interview with Ma Jian

Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge opens

Formal opening with Xi Jinping - Tuesday, 23 October 2018. South China Morning Post Opens to traffic - Wednesday, 24 October 2018. South China Morning Post

Lau Siu-lai barred from running in Kowloon West by-election

South China Morning Post

Financial Times journalist denied journalist visa

Hong Kong Economic Journal

Government bans Hong Kong Independence Party

Hong Kong Free Press South China Morning Post

High-speed rail link to Shenzhen opens

Guardian (AFP)

Lau Siu-lai says she will run in Legislative Council by-election

Hong Kong Free Press

Yau Wai-ching opinion piece in the New York Times

New York Times

Carrie Lam attacks all talk of independence

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong Independence Pary's Andy Chan Ho-tin speaks at FCC

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong's GDP up 3.5% yoy at end of Q2

Donald Tsang loses appeal against conviction for misconduct in office

Hong Kong Free Press

Police recommend banning pro-independence party

South China Morning Post Hong Kong Free Press Addenda: Police handover 700 pages of documents on Hong Kong National Party - HKFP What crackdown on HKNP means for Hong Kong - SCMP

Record number of financial firms set up in Hong Kong

South China Morning Post

Legislative Council passes highspeed rail checkpoint scheme

Hong Kong Free Press Background on how the bill was pushed through the Legislative Council

Edward Leung sentenced to six years in jail for rioting

Hong Kong Free Press Guardian Facebook statement by Edward Leung on his trial (posted before his sentence was announced).

Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching sentenced to four weeks in jail


Beijing's Liaison Office in Hong Kong indirectly owns more than half the city's bookshops


Demosisto switches strategy from fighting elections to backing social movements

South China Morning Post

Edward Leung convicted of rioting

Hong Kong Free Press

Nathan Law resigns as Demosisto chairperson


Hong Hong's GDP up 4.7% yoy at end of Q1

Reuters Leaving Guangzhou in the shade - SCMP Growth for the quarter was subsequently revised down to 4.6%; see Reuters   (10 Aug 2018)

Agnes Chow files petition with High Court challenging her election ban

Hong Kong Free Press

Democrat Party legislator arrested for snatching phone from civil servant

Hong Kong Free Press

Whatever happend to Hong Kong's independence movement?

AFP feature .

Chief Executive refuses to say if calls for an end to one-party rule in China will not be prosecuted


Most young Hong Konger's don't want to live or work in the mainland - poll

South China Morning Post

Pro-Beijing groups attack Benny Tai for Hong Kong independence comments

Reuters Related: Benny Tai says attacks may be aimed at paving the way for a national security law which includes a ban on discussing Hong Kong independence. Hong Kong Free Press (3 Apr 18). South China Morning Post editorial on why best way to keep free speech is not to use it (5 Apr 18).

Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow win appeal against jail sentences

Hong Kong Free Press Guardian SCMP

Agnes Chow barred from running in Legislative Council by-electionb

SCMP Guardian profile of Agnes Chow

Joshua Wong, Raphael Wong jailed over umbrella movement site clearance

Hong Kong Free Press

On first day of job, new justice secretary apologises for illegal structures at her home

South China Morning Post