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Tear gas and Molotovs as Hong Kong rally descends into multi-district skirmishes

2 months ago

China blames lack of tough security laws in Hong Kong for continuation of protests

2 months ago

Video: Sexy tutors - the cram school entrepreneurs with a risqué side-business

4 months ago

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong seeks support from Donald Trump and US congress

4 months ago

It's #MeToo and all of us: Hongkongers will not accept oppression, subjugation or sexual violence

3 months ago

Hong Kong chief sec. tells Taiwan not to 'complicate' murder suspect transfer with politics

3 months ago

Video: Water cannon truck was deployed to protect Kowloon mosque, Hong Kong police claim

3 months ago

Lantau Tomorrow Vision: Student green group asks why Hong Kong wants to spoil an exquisite natural habitat

2 months ago

Beijing fully recognises Hong Kong Chief Exec. Carrie Lam's courage and responsibility during crisis, says Chinese Pres. Xi Jinping

1 month ago

Hong Kong Justice Dept. mulls emergency legislation and ban on protesters from wearing masks

4 months ago

Hong Kong's protests: where do we go from here?

2 months ago

Hong Kong police accused of indecent assault after protester strip searched days after arrest

4 months ago

Hong Kong's controversial copyright law opens the door for mainland-style 'lawfare'

12 minutes ago

Pro-democracy voices should not be exploiting riots for political gain

2 months ago

Paradise or prison: Hong Kong is a city with an image problem, and a warning to liberal world order

8 months ago

How to help children cope with difficult emotions amid media reports on suicides

9 months ago

We need to get this off our chests: Hong Kong's breast assault case

4 days ago

Mystery pneumonia outbreak could have been spread between family members - Chinese officials

10 days ago

'LOL!': China's informal, confrontational Twitter diplomacy

12 days ago

China facial-recognition case puts Big Brother on trial

14 days ago

Grand Theft Protest: Hong Kongers and Chinese gamers battle online

29 days ago

Video: Chinese children learn to code amid gov't tech drive

1 month ago

Chinese tech firm Huawei's bullying attitude fails to win over hearts and minds

1 month ago

Chinese netizens slam Huawei's legal bullying of former employee with a series of codes

1 month ago

China tightens cyberspace controls by introducing mandatory face scans for phone users

1 month ago

Beijing to use facial recognition technology in metro security checks - state media

2 months ago

'Harmful' to young people: Hong Kong Free Press website blacklisted on public ASUS PCs at airport

2 months ago

China 'great firewall' blocks almost a quarter of accredited foreign news sites, watchdog says

3 months ago

Apple boss Cook meets Chinese regulator after Hong Kong app criticism

3 months ago

Exclusive: CEO of world's largest e-sports firm ESL warns staff not to discuss Hong Kong protests

3 months ago

'Revolution of Our Times': Hong Kong protester role-playing game suspended from Google Play Store

3 months ago

Apple pulls Hong Kong app used by protesters for 'endangering police' after China warning

3 months ago

China warns Apple against 'unwise and reckless' support of Hong Kong protesters

3 months ago

Taiwan flag emoji disappears from latest Apple iPhone keyboard

3 months ago

Hong Kong police intelligence division install private line connecting HQ to a court in China

3 months ago

Explainer: How Hong Kong's 'self-learning, open source' protest movement decides what to do next

4 months ago

Enacting emergency laws to block websites would signal an end to Hong Kong's 'open internet', warns industry body

4 months ago

Tear gas in Kwun Tong after Hong Kong protesters surround police station, dismantle 'surveillance' lampposts

5 months ago

China backing online campaign against Hong Kong protests, Twitter and Facebook say

5 months ago

What are click farms? A shadowy internet industry is booming in China

5 months ago

What happened when I opted out of face scanning at Hong Kong International Airport

6 months ago

Hong Kong gov't deactivates functions on new smart lampposts amid privacy concerns

6 months ago

Donald Trump says he wants a review of Google's ties to China

6 months ago

As Hong Kong protesters embrace Telegram, when will the messaging app fix one of its biggest security flaws?

6 months ago

Telegram CEO pins cyber-attack on China hackers during Hong Kong extradition unrest

7 months ago

Facebook to cut off Huawei to comply with US sanctions

7 months ago

Hong Kong scientist pins hopes to revive 'Pearl of the Orient' past on cutting-edge technology

7 months ago

Chinese cartoonist Badiucao slams Twitter for refusing Tiananmen Massacre emoji

7 months ago

Twitter apologises after suspending accounts critical of China ahead of Tiananmen Massacre anniversary

7 months ago

Why Xi Jinping's tech 'Long March' could be road to nowhere

8 months ago

China berates US for 'bullying,' as firms step away from embattled Huawei

8 months ago

No easy fix: Hundreds of millions of smartphone users to be affected by Huawei-Google debacle

8 months ago

Huawei will not bow to US pressure: founder

8 months ago

New deputy director role proposed for public broadcaster RTHK, but critics fear gov't influence

8 months ago

Huawei chief Liang Hua says firm is ready to sign a 'no-spy, no back-door' deal with UK

8 months ago

Singapore passes 'fake news' law despite fierce criticism, with fines and 10-year jail terms for offenders

8 months ago

5G conference warns on security as Huawei controversy rages

8 months ago

China uses mobile surveillance app to jail Xinjiang Muslims over lawful behaviour, Human Rights Watch says

8 months ago

UK's foreign minister urges caution over Huawei role in 5G network

8 months ago

Amnesty International Hong Kong says it has been targeted by sophisticated state hackers

9 months ago

Britain 'approves' China's Huawei in 5G network roll-out, despite security warnings

9 months ago

China to launch asteroid probe, calls for partners

9 months ago

Why the breakthrough image of a black hole is both mind-boggling and humbling

9 months ago

US telecoms regulator chairman urges gov't to block China Mobile over national security 'risk'

9 months ago

Archive reveals scale of China's Tiananmen Massacre blackout as netizens fight to evade censors

9 months ago

Microsoft's work with Chinese military university raises eyebrows

9 months ago

Singapore's 'fake news' laws upset tech giants

9 months ago

Chinese woman arrested at Trump resort with malware on USB drive

9 months ago

Canned air and water-spraying drones: The smog remedies aiming to lift the haze

9 months ago

US officials order Chinese company to sell gay dating app Grindr over fears of blackmail - report

9 months ago

Apple's Tim Cook urges China to continue to open up its economy

9 months ago

Video: 'Pandemia' questions Hong Kong's mobile phone addiction and social 'disconnection'

9 months ago

China is overtaking US in artificial intelligence, researchers say

9 months ago

China's model of internet censorship is being copied across the world, says author James Griffiths

9 months ago

'A proper and last resort': China's Huawei sues US over federal ban on using its products

9 months ago

China's Huawei opens its gates in widening PR assault

9 months ago

'Don't believe everything you hear': Huawei invites foreign media to see for itself on spy claims

9 months ago

China's TikTok app fined in US for illegally gathering children's data

9 months ago

Hong Kong Budget 2019: HK$5.5bn set aside for IT development at Cyberport; HK$16bn for university campus tech refurb

9 months ago

China considers bans and fines for rogue scientists following gene-editing uproar

9 months ago

Censored on WeChat: As tensions in China-US trade conflict rose, so did WeChat censorship

9 months ago

'The US market can be ignored by us': Huawei shrugs off threat of US ban

9 months ago

'The party will go wherever the people are.': Xi Jinping 'cult' app is China's red hot hit

9 months ago

Exclusive: Standard Chartered closes accounts linked to fintech startup Neat as customers left in limbo

9 months ago

Reddit users rebel after China-owned Tencent said to be leading funding round

9 months ago

Huawei 'shocked, amused' by 'ungrounded and senseless' espionage accusations

9 months ago

Data breaches hit record high in 2018, says Hong Kong's privacy watchdog

9 months ago

'Brazen and persistent': US charges China's Huawei in technology theft, sanctions violations

9 months ago

It's time for Canada and China to tone down the rhetoric

9 months ago

China's second gene-edited foetus is 12-14 weeks old: scientist

9 months ago

Chinese authorities go after citizens for using VPNs to skirt online censorship

9 months ago

Huawei founder's protests mean nothing – independent Chinese companies simply don't exist

9 months ago

Chinese elderly jump on live streaming bandwagon

9 months ago

Tesla recalls more than 14,000 cars in China over Takata airbags

9 months ago

Hong Kong gov't procured 190 Huawei products worth HK$1.76m amid global espionage row

9 months ago

Over one hundred Chinese children given expired polio vaccines in latest scare

9 months ago

The 'like' economy: Who are behind the illicit click farms shaping your social media feeds?

9 months ago

China lands on the far side of moon – here is the science behind the mission

9 months ago

China lands probe on far side of the moon, says state media

9 months ago

As TikTok videos take hold with teens, parents raise concerns over abuse and sexual predators

9 months ago

A bright future? Why solar energy in Hong Kong still has a long way to go

9 months ago

What's wrong with Huawei, and why are countries banning the Chinese telecommunications firm?

9 months ago

What do Chinese internet users think of Google's 'Dragonfly' project?

9 months ago

US charges two Chinese over alleged state-sponsored hacking

9 months ago

Video - US indicts Chinese gov't hackers over attacks in 12 countries

9 months ago

China warns US against 'weaponising' space as Donald Trump orders creation of military space command HQ

9 months ago

US believe Chinese intelligence behind Marriott hack

9 months ago

Google's plan for a censored search engine in China is an affront to human rights

9 months ago

Open letter: Over 50 NGOs urge Google not to aid China's censorship and surveillance regime

9 months ago

Huawei exec. arrest threatens China's global tech ambitions

9 months ago

Apple iPhone sales banned in China over patent dispute, Qualcomm says

9 months ago

'Severe violation of rights': China summons Canada envoy over detained Huawei exec - report

9 months ago

Europeans should worry about Huawei and other Chinese firms, senior EU official says

9 months ago

Hong Kong surveillance watchdog reports spike in cases of police obtaining confidential legal material

9 months ago

Filipino gamer banned from China eSports tournament over alleged racism

9 months ago

How will Google plug into China's all-encompassing internet censorship regime?

9 months ago

China's Weibo eyes global expansion, foreign-language products

3 months ago

'Shocking and unacceptable': China puts a stop to experiments by baby gene-editing scientist He Jiankui

9 months ago

Hong Kong broadcaster RTHK in the spotlight as gov't audit report cites shrinking audience

9 months ago

Hong Kong conference slams 'deeply disturbing' baby gene-editing claim by Chinese scientist

9 months ago

Video: Trials for world's first genetically-edited babies 'paused,' China scientist tells Hong Kong conference

2 months ago

Video: 'A dangerous precedent' - Google workers want plug pulled on plan for censored China search

9 months ago

Beijing orders probe into scientists' claim to world's first genetically-edited babies

9 months ago

Stealth crackdown: Chinese censorship extends to Twitter as activists' accounts disappear

9 months ago

China ups cash rewards to US$86,000 for citizens who report porn

7 months ago

Video: A.I. news anchors debut on Chinese state news broadcasters

9 months ago

Apple censors sensitive names and phrases from gadget engraving offer on Hong Kong and China websites

9 months ago

Apple Watch supplier forced Chinese students 'to work like robots,' says labour NGO

9 months ago

No law to force firms to reveal data leaks, says Hong Kong privacy chief amid Cathay scandal

9 months ago

Who am I? Hunt for heritage drives Chinese to DNA tests

9 months ago

In Pictures: Armed drones and iris scanners - the boom in China's high-tech security gadgets

9 months ago

Shares nosedive and questions mount over delay as Cathay Pacific admits huge data leak

9 months ago

Cathay Pacific hit by data leak affecting 9.4m passengers

9 months ago

Event: Microwave Festival 2018 presents a futuristic dreamscape using cutting-edge technology

9 months ago

China's Xi Jinping opens Hong Kong-mainland mega bridge

9 months ago

China-backed hydroelectric dam threatens world's rarest orangutan

9 months ago

China accused of mass cyber spying - but working out the truth is just the start of the problem

9 months ago

'Always out of the picture': Secrecy surrounding opening of Hong Kong mega bridge prompts backlash

9 months ago

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says it is 'important to explore' China project amid criticism over censorship

9 months ago

Carbon catastrophe: air-freighted fruit at Hong Kong supermarkets is a disaster for the planet

9 months ago

Video: Shortage of doctors in China prompts rush for AI healthcare

9 months ago

Got a problem? Ask China's online agony aunts for help

9 months ago

'It looks adorable and children love it': Robot teachers invade Chinese kindergartens

9 months ago

China to limit number of online games over myopia fears

9 months ago

Robot wars: China shows off automated doctors, teachers and combat stars

9 months ago

Australia blocks China's Huawei, ZTE from 5G network citing security risks

9 months ago

Apple removes 25,000 apps in China as firm comes under scrutiny amid trade tensions

9 months ago

Chinese police nab 3 suspects after US$87m cryptocurrency theft

9 months ago

Google employees sign protest letter over China search engine - report

9 months ago

'Suspected malware' shuts down press club's website amid controversial speech by pro-independence speaker

9 months ago

'Project Dazzling Snow': How China's total surveillance experiment will cover the country

9 months ago

If Google goes back to China, it will be on the government's terms. What will that mean for human rights?

9 months ago

Chip labour: Robots replace waiters in China restaurant

9 months ago

China's latest vaccine scandal sparks fear, rage, and censorship

9 months ago

'Total radio silence' - Googlers bristle at censoring search for China: report

9 months ago

'Profit before human rights': NGOs slam Google's reported plan to launch censored service in China

9 months ago

China's former top censor Lu Wei charged with taking bribes

9 months ago

In Hong Kong's gig economy, freedom remains elusive for most 'slashies'

9 months ago

Facebook sets up US$30m subsidiary in mainland China

9 months ago

Censors jump into action as China's latest vaccine scandal ignites

9 months ago

In pictures: Yellow robots deliver snacks to your home in China

9 months ago

Hyperloop company to build 10km test track in rural China

9 months ago

There's no real 'sharing' in the platform-based economy, but cooperatives offer a solution

9 months ago

'Big Brother' surveillance state? As facial recognition use grows, so do privacy fears

9 months ago

Washington moves to block China Mobile from US market, citing national security concerns

9 months ago

China aims to outstrip NASA with super-powerful rocket

9 months ago

Freedom segregated: China to set up open internet zone on tourist island

9 months ago

Time to implement a simple idea that could save our planet: stop eating meat

9 months ago

Chinese island eyes oasis from web censorship for foreigners

9 months ago

In Pictures: Chinese parents-to-be go abroad in search of IVF treatments

9 months ago

130km from Hong Kong, Taishan's troubled nuclear plant secretly comes online despite defects

9 months ago

Fanny Law's departure as Science Park chair a political decision to remove CY Leung-era influence, claims veteran lawmaker

9 months ago

'iPal' - a robot companion for China's lonely children

9 months ago

Jogging through Tiananmen Square: What happens when Facebook meets China's censorship regime?

9 months ago

'This could be a very big problem': Facebook deals with Chinese firm draw ire from US lawmakers

9 months ago

Facebook says Chinese phone makers - deemed a national security threat - got access to data

9 months ago

Data protection: a global movement to protect personal data and expand business opportunities

1 month ago

Facebook data scandal is an opportunity to rethink our dependence on the social network

9 months ago

No laughing matter: demise of a humour app is part of China's tightening grip on new media

9 months ago

Smart card, dumb city: is Hong Kong laissez-faire, or just lazy?

9 months ago

Video: Technologically challenged - villagers and elderly on the frontline of Hong Kong's digital divide

9 months ago

Chinese private firm launches first space rocket

9 months ago

China's new internet industry group signals growing party involvement in private firms

9 months ago

Xi Jinping values Hong Kong scientists, Carrie Lam says after Chinese funding arrangement relaxed

9 months ago

Donald Trump says he is working with China's Xi Jinping to save telecom giant ZTE

9 months ago

Gov't to continue using Microsoft email system instead of Chinese one after contract granted to Shenzhen firm

9 months ago

Hong Kong gov't hires Shenzhen company to build new email system, raising security concerns

9 months ago

IT Bureau launches new scheme to fast-track 1,000 tech workers from mainland and overseas to Hong Kong

9 months ago

China gives 'subversive' Peppa Pig the chop, a year after Winnie the Pooh crackdown

9 months ago

China may avoid 94,000 deaths and save US$339bn by honouring Paris accord climate policies, study says

2 months ago

'Botmageddon': Surge in anonymous Asia Twitter accounts sparks fears of social media manipulation

9 months ago

China's Weibo backtracks on gay content ban after #IAmGay protests

9 months ago

China launches bilingual website to report foreign spies and thwart bids to 'overthrow the socialist system'

9 months ago

'I am gay' protests as China bans 'homosexual' content on Weibo

9 months ago

Defunct Chinese space lab plunges back to Earth over Pacific

9 months ago

Foreign companies in China brace for VPN crackdown

9 months ago

Airbnb China tells hosts it will share their data with the gov't from Friday

9 months ago

'The falling of a giant star': Millions in China mourn physicist Stephen Hawking

9 months ago

China delaying reports of software loopholes so intelligence agency can exploit them, researchers find

9 months ago

Interview: HKFP speaks to Sophia, Hong Kong's own social humanoid A.I. robot

9 months ago

Budget 2018: Cyberport gets $100m for e-sports as it has fast, stable internet facilities, says IT Sec.

9 months ago

Newly discovered light-emitting firefly named after 'brave and selfless' Hong Kong liver donor

9 months ago

Chinese man detained for 10 days after calling top Chinese nuclear submarine scientist 'unfilial'

9 months ago

US YouTube users to see 'gov't funded' labels on China's Xinhua, and US-backed RFA videos

9 months ago

China tightens screws on social media, taking aim at rap, crude cartoons, dirty jokes and celebrity gossip

9 months ago

9 out of 12 electrical cable samples from major brands in Hong Kong fail fire test

9 months ago

'There's no way to refuse': China's Alibaba under fire over use of customer data

9 months ago

China news app Toutiao hires 2,000 more content reviewers as internet regulator cracks down

9 months ago

Hong Kong government makes 123 data requests to Facebook in first half of 2017

9 months ago

China says its 'open' internet accounts for a third of GDP at Wuzhen cyberspace conference

9 months ago

Embattled US neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer finds a home in Hong Kong, as domain registry promises review

9 months ago

Chinese firm probes whether children are toiling in its African mines

9 months ago

Keystroke recording scripts found running on numerous Hong Kong websites, say researchers

9 months ago

Skype joins list of apps on China blacklist

9 months ago

China and the US are both shooting for the moon – but don't call it a space race

9 months ago

China says social media companies must punish staff who spread 'illegal content'

9 months ago

Sinister or safer? China takes the lead in using facial recognition technology

9 months ago