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7 Sep
Two men were killed and at least six others injured after a Hong Kong tower crane collapsed at a construction site on Wednesday, authorities said. One man was certified dead at the site in eastern Kowloon and the other man died on the way to the hospital, police told AFP. Six injured construction workers were…
6 Sep
Hong Kong recorded its first case of monkeypox in a 30-year-old man who had travelled into the city and showed symptoms during hotel quarantine, health officials said Tuesday.
3 Jul
A Hong Kong lawmaker who posed for a group photo with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the leader's visit to the financial hub this week confirmed Sunday he has since tested positive for coronavirus.
1 Jul
Freedom and democracy have disappeared in Hong Kong, Taiwan's premier said Friday, as Chinese leader Xi Jinping visited the business hub to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its handover from Britain.
1 Jul
President Xi Jinping hailed China's rule over Hong Kong on Friday as he led 25th anniversary celebrations of the city's handover from Britain, insisting that democracy was flourishing despite a years-long political crackdown that has silenced dissent.
9 May
Western multinationals and local tycoons published newspaper adverts on Monday congratulating John Lee on becoming Hong Kong's next leader, following a rubber-stamp selection process condemned by critics as anti-democratic.
4 Apr
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced Monday that she will not seek another term as the city's political elite prepares to elect a new leader next month.
4 Apr
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed to heal divisions when she took office, but instead spearheaded Beijing's campaign to dismantle a pro-democracy uprising in the Chinese business hub.
4 Apr
Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam announced Monday that she will step down in June, ending a divisive term that saw democracy protests squashed and strict pandemic curbs plunge the business hub into international isolation.
17 Mar
Hong Kong's leader said Thursday she was mulling easing some of the city's coronavirus restrictions due to waning public tolerance, but could not provide a roadmap out of the current Omicron-fuelled crisis.
1 Mar
Hong Kongers stripped shop shelves bare Tuesday as panic buying set in following mixed messages from the government over whether it plans a China-style hard lockdown this month.
28 Feb
Hong Kong may impose a China-style hard lockdown that confines people to their homes, authorities signalled Monday, with the city's zero-Covid strategy in tatters and bodies piling up in hospitals.

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