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Past articles by Ng:

Hong Kong’s longest day: national security law passed in 15 minutes, but Beijing takes its time revealing details

Even before the law came into force, its effects could be seen across the city Prominent activists resigned from their groups, while shops sympathetic to protesters took down political posters → Read More

Coronavirus: Hong Kong travel agencies cancel Thailand tours amid fresh confusion over quarantine requirements

Two major Hong Kong travel agencies have cancelled tours to Thailand for the rest of the month amid deepening confusion over the country’s quarantine requirements for arrivals from the city and other jurisdictions. → Read More

Hong Kong Disneyland urged to allow site earmarked for phase two expansion to be used for transitional housing

The city’s housing minister has urged Hong Kong Disneyland to give up a site reserved for the theme park’s future expansion to unlock land for transitional homes – a complete U-turn on the government policy of not allowing residential use there. → Read More

Highways Department waited two years before taking action on late safety documents for Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge

Hong Kong’s Highways Department knew as early as 2016 about overdue safety documents from a contractor working on a cross-border mega bridge but did not pursue the matter until two years later, it was revealed on Thursday.... → Read More

Search under way in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour for female Star Ferry passenger seen falling into water near Tsim Sha Tsui pier

A sea and air search was under way in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour for a woman who was seen falling into the water from a ferry on Thursday night. ... → Read More

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam tells critics there’s no room for compromise on any threats to city’s stability

Implementation of ‘one country, two systems’ policy is not up for discussion, chief executive warns, as she talks of the tests of her first 19 months in office → Read More

Mother of Hong Kong woman killed in Taiwan pleads for change to law to ensure justice for her daughter

The woman’s 20-year-old daughter was killed while on holiday in Taiwan with her boyfriend last February → Read More

Fugitives face extradition to Macau, Taiwan and mainland China under Hong Kong government proposal to amend law this year

The extradition of fugitives between Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and mainland China may be possible as early as the second half of this year under a government proposal to amend legislation and enable the surrender of suspects in criminal cases.... → Read More

Hong Kong’s ‘Dumpling Queen’ Chong Kin-wo, Wanchai Ferry company founder, dies aged 73

“Dumpling Queen” Chong Kin-wo, who started as dumpling hawker about 40 years ago at a Hong Kong ferry pier and eventually built up the internationally famous food brand Wanchai Ferry, has died. She was 73.... → Read More

Low-income households to get subsidies for digital TV sets when Hong Kong’s analogue era draws to a close next year

Hong Kong will finally pull the plug on analogue television services by the end of next year, eight years after the original target date as it catches up with the global trend of going fully digital.... → Read More

Polarising US President Donald Trump even has Chinese feng shui masters divided as predictions fly for Year of the Pig

So much has been said about polarisation under Donald Trump. And now even feng shui masters are divided over the US president, with contrasting outlooks on how he will perform in the Year of the Pig.... → Read More

Sinking economy, stock market setbacks, transport woes and infectious disease outbreaks: Hong Kong feng shui masters make their predictions for Year of the Pig

As the Pig wanders out of its pen into view and oinks goodbye to the Dog, Hong Kong fortune-tellers say it is too early to think Hong Kong will be in for easy times in the coming year.... → Read More

Don’t blame new migrants from mainland China for Hong Kong’s housing and health care woes, rights groups say while calling for race hate law

Rights groups have called for a race hate law in Hong Kong as new migrants from mainland China are being accused of “eating up” the city’s resources although most work for a living. ... → Read More

Public backs new waste charge in Hong Kong, but split remains over how much you should pay to get rid of your rubbish

About seven out of 10 Hongkongers agree a new scheme to charge for waste could help reduce domestic rubbish although residents remain split over how much they should pay, according to a poll released on Monday.... → Read More

Sheung Shui protesters urge cap on Hong Kong visits for Shenzhen residents in bid to fight parallel trading

Scores of protesters marched through the border town of Sheung Shui in Hong Kong on Sunday in a campaign against parallel trading and demanded urgent government action to stop the influx of mainlanders involved in such activities.... → Read More

Hong Kong hospital wards packed like Chinese restaurants, doctors complain as deadly flu surge grips city

Hong Kong doctors and nurses at overloaded public hospitals say they are having to set up beds in corridors and offer telephone consultations to free up space on wards stretched to breaking point as the winter flu surge grips the city.... → Read More

Union calls for 8 per cent pay rise for Hong Kong bus drivers ahead of talks with operators

A leading union representing over 10,000 drivers at Hong Kong’s five franchised bus companies have demanded an 8 per cent pay increase this year, ahead of a series of pay talks with the respective companies.... → Read More

Lunar New Year fireworks in Hong Kong: rings of Saturn and pigs’ noses to light up Victoria harbour in HK$10 million 23-minute extravaganza

Dazzling circles of fireworks in the shape of a pig’s nose and the rings of Saturn will wow revellers as Hong Kong celebrates the arrival of the Lunar New Year next month.... → Read More

Curtain raised on Hong Kong’s new Chinese opera venue but row over high rents for Xiqu Centre strikes sour note

Hong Kong’s new performing arts venue dedicated to Xiqu, or Chinese opera, hit a sour note, with a row over prohibitive rents getting louder as the theatre raised the curtain on Sunday.... → Read More

Mega project for 9,500 private flats in Sai Kung given go-ahead by Hong Kong Planning Department

An ambitious proposal for a 9,500-flat private residential development on a converted piece of farmland in Hong Kong’s countryside area of Sai Kung has been given the go-ahead by the Planning Department.... → Read More