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Committee elects Carrie Lam as Hong Kong’s first female leader By Ellie Ng - Hong Kong Free PressFormer chief secretary Carrie Lam has been elected as chief executive, becoming the first female leader of Hong Kong. A 1,194-member election committee chose Lam over rivals...
Interview with David Zweig from HK University of Science and Technology
How Hong Kong’s Once-Thriving Portuguese Community Nearly Vanished The Portuguese were one of the most important ethnic groups in Hong Kong. Now the community has nearly disappeared. What happened? By Christopher Dewolf  It’s a question that comes only after you begin to dig...
China-US relations the hidden key to Hong Kong's leadership race Will Xi take a hard or soft line on Trump? By YASUO AWAI - Nikkei Asian ReviewA Beijing favorite and two democratic rivals will vie for the top political job here...
Hong Kong chief executive hopeful Regina Ip hits out at Carrie Lam as she struggles to secure nominations Lawmaker casts doubt on whether former chief secretary would make a good chief executive, saying she is not qualified to be a...
About half of Hong Kong MTR trains have no CCTV; calls for safety rethink after firebomb attack MTR operations director admits half of city’s trains not fitted with CCTV, as company forms investigation panel into handling of incident In the aftermath...
Hong Kong’s justice minister rejects idea that political pressure has stalled action against Occupy protesters The justice minister has rejected suggestions by pro-establishment lawmakers that political pressure is behind the slow progress in prosecuting Occupy Central leaders and says his...
Cross-boundary cooperation keeping crime low It has long been known that Hong Kong's reputation as one of the safest cities in the world is indebted not only to the efficiency of the local police force but also to the crucial...
Hong Kong Shares Fall as Market Reopens to U.S. Policy Concerns By JUSTINA LEE - Bloomberg Hong Kong stocks fell as markets opened after a holiday, catching up with equity losses worldwide amid increasing concerns over U.S. President Donald Trump’s policies. The...
Hong Kong should brace itself for impact of Trump measures, says financial secretary Paul Chan Finance leaders sound the alarm with policies promised if global economy turns turbulent By Phila Siu - South China Morning Post The city’s top two finance officials have issued...

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