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The National Security Education Day opening ceremony in Hong Kong on Monday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Apr 15, 2024
China says Hong Kong must 'tightly hold' national security line to safeguard development
Some countries have criticized Hong Kong's new national security laws as a tool for authorities to clamp down on dissent.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 3, 2023
Scores evacuated as fire erupts in Hong Kong skyscraper
Firefighters battled the blaze at a redevelopment project in the Tsim Sha Tsui district throughout the early hours of Friday, the flames visible from the other side of Victoria Harbour.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Sep 29, 2020
Some of Hong Kong's poor finally feel at home in prefabricated 'modules'
When Lau Kai Fai, his wife and teenage son moved into a new Hong Kong flat last month, he thought the 290 square feet (27 square meters) of space in his "module home" felt like "winning the lottery."
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 27, 2019
To dodge U.S. trade war, Chinese exporters shift production to Myanmar and other low-cost nations
Pressured by a labor crunch and rising wages in China, Shu Ke'an, whose company supplies bulletproof vests, rifle bags and other tactical gear to the United States, first considered shifting some production to Southeast Asia a few years ago, but nothing came of it.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Society
Sep 27, 2018
From chat room to courtroom: China's #MeToo movement takes legal turn with case involving TV star
When a former intern at China's state broadcaster wrote in July about being groped and forcibly kissed by one of the country's most recognizable television stars, her story ignited a social media firestorm in a country where a backlash against sexual harassment was growing.

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