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Saturday, August 15, 2020
Govt refuses legal aid to student shot by police

Govt refuses legal aid to student shot by police RTHK - 19 hours ago

  • The Legal Aid Department has refused to grant funding to a teenager pursuing a personal injury claim against the police after he was shot in the chest during an anti-government protest on Nation…

Hong Kong protests: first person prosecuted over Prince Edward MTR Station chaos jailed for a year for possession of weapons and unlicensed radio gear South China Morning Post - 18 hours ago

  • The first person to be prosecuted over violence in Prince Edward MTR Station during the social unrest in Hong Kong last year has been jailed for 12 months for possession of offensive weapons and…
Google to reject direct data requests from Hong Kong gov’t, treat city same as China – report

Google to reject direct data requests from Hong Kong gov’t, treat city same as China – report Hong Kong Free Press - 24 hours ago

  • Google will stop responding directly to requests from the Hong Kong government for data after China imposed a sweeping new national security law on the city, according to the Washington Post and…
HK 'not out of the woods yet' as Covid stabilises

HK 'not out of the woods yet' as Covid stabilises RTHK - 22 hours ago

  • Despite a drop in the number of local coronavirus infections that have no known source of transmission, health officials insisted the people of Hong Kong need to stay vigilant because "silent tr…
How much a company is worth (2): Human intelligence.

How much a company is worth (2): Human intelligence. 立場新聞 machine translated - 5 hours ago

  • As mentioned above , cash flow-free and unlisted companies are very unliquidated and there are not many investors , and the " price " is a big gap in the eyes of different people . In reality, e…

Hong Kong reports 48 new coronavirus cases, including 46 local transmissions The Straits Times - 23 hours ago

  • August 14, 2020 4:54 PM HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Hong Kong reported 48 new coronavirus cases on Friday (Aug 14) as authorities advised residents in the global financial hub to remain vigilant in cu…

New chairman of Hong Kong public broadcaster RTHK’s board a former lawmaker with strong ties to Beijing South China Morning Post - August 14, 2020

  • Two pro-establishment figures with ties to Beijing have been handed roles on the board of advisers to Hong Kong’s public broadcaster.Former pro-establishment lawmaker Lam Tai-fai has been named …

Hong Kong man freed after judge rules that six-month jail sentence for assaulting officer, drunken attack in park too hefty South China Morning Post - 21 hours ago

  • A Hong Kong man jailed for six months for assaulting a police officer and attacking another man during a drunken argument over politics has been freed after winning an appeal over his prison sen…
Protests, strikes continue in Belarus

Protests, strikes continue in Belarus RTHK - 16 hours ago

  • The main challenger in Belarus's disputed presidential election called for mass weekend rallies and factory workers walked off the job on Friday as defiance mounted against strongman leader Alex…