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Chinese leaders endorsed a resolution at their annual parliamentary meeting – the ‘two sessions’– to tailor-make a national security law for Hong Kong. This series examines the unpredecented move and the questions it has sparked.
A national security law was imposed on Hong Kong on June 30. This series looks at how it is affecting the city 100 days after it was introduced.
The Hong Kong protests began in 2019 in opposition to a proposed extradition law, before escalating into a much wider and prolonged anti-government movement. The social unrest continues to simmer amid the coronavirus pandemic now afflicting the city.
The city is now experiencing a third wave of coronavirus infections after social-distancing regulations were eased after the apparent successful containment of Covid-19. Our dedicated microsite contains comprehensive coverage of the global pandemic.
According to experts, a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections is looming in Hong Kong. We look at when and why a spike in infections is expected, potential high-risk groups, and technologies being used to curb a new outbreak.
From Jackie Chan’s action comedies to Stephen Chow’s mo lei tau classics, from Wong Kar-wai’s swooning romances to Donnie Yen’s martial arts epics, read features, interviews and reviews about movies both classic and new from Hong Kong.
Occupy Central – also known as the Occupy movement and the “umbrella movement” – was a large-scale show of civil disobedience that began in Hong Kong on September 28, 2014. Explore everything you need to know with our dedicated topic page.
In a special series, we revisit the controversial Tiananmen Square crackdown of a student-led uprising 30 years after the fateful day of June 4, 1989, including the enduring role of Hong Kong as the only place on Chinese soil where the anniversary is commemorated.
The severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars) epidemic of nearly two decades ago was one of the city’s darkest chapters.
A letter to our readers, from the South China Morning Post’s editor-in-chief, Tammy Tam.
Keep informed on Hong Kong’s economy, including its GDP, economic outlook, impact of the coronavirus outbreak, macroeconomic indicators, the local government finance and budget, retail sales, consumption, employment and monetary policy.
Navigate the world’s most expensive retail market with the latest news, features and analysis on Hong Kong housing, including policy and efforts to find a solution to the problem of a shortage of homes.
More than 700,000 foreign professionals call this vibrant city home. How have recent events impacted their situation and where does their future lie?
Hong Kong returned to Chinese control on July 1, 1997 under the ‘one country, two systems’ policy. It was agreed that Hong Kong would become a special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China, with Hong Kong’s way of life to remain unchanged for 50 years.