Hong Kong panel advises 1 dose of BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for teens due to side effect

A panel of health experts advising the Hong Kong government has recommended children aged 12-17 should get only one dose of BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine after reports of heart inflammation side … Read More

9 arrested for allegedly plotting to plant homemade bombs around Hong Kong

Hong Kong police on Tuesday said they arrested nine people on suspicion of engaging in terrorist activity, after uncovering an attempt to make explosives and plant bombs across the city. … Read More

Hong Kong leader urges adults to monitor teens, report those who break security law

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday “ideologies” posed risks to national security and urged parents, teachers and religious leaders to observe the behavior of teenagers and report those … Read More

Asian countries forced to lock down again amid new spikes in COVID-19 cases, deaths

Taxi drivers are starved for customers, weddings are suddenly canceled, schools are closed, and restaurant service is restricted across much of Asia as the coronavirus makes a resurgence in countries … Read More

Hong Kong halts use of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine due to defective packaging

Hong Kong suspended use of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine Wednesday after its Chinese distributor informed the city that one batch had defective bottle lids. The city’s government said the suspension … Read More

China streamlines visas for domestic COVID-19 vaccine recipients in Hong Kong

China‘s foreign ministry office in Hong Kong said that it will simplify mainland China visa applications for foreigners in the city who have been inoculated with Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccines. The simplified process, effective from Monday, resumes … Read More

Hong Kong launches China-led mass coronavirus testing program, prompting concerns

Hong Kong began a voluntary mass-testing program for coronavirus Tuesday as part of a strategy to break the chain of transmission in the city’s third outbreak of the disease. The … Read More

Hong Kong leader warns city on brink of ‘large-scale’ coronavirus outbreak

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has warned the city is on the brink of a large-scale outbreak of the coronavirus and urged people to stay indoors as much as possible … Read More

Hong Kong to impose strict social distancing measures after spike in COVID-19 cases

Hong Kong will impose strict new social distancing measures from midnight Tuesday, the most stringent in the Asian financial hub since the coronavirus broke out, as authorities warn the risk … Read More

Trudeau once again dodges questions over action on Hong Kong, China, Huawei

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau once again dodged questions about whether his government will pursue any concrete action as China cracks down on pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong, or whether his … Read More

Coronavirus pandemic drives home why Canada needs to loosen ties with China

The coronavirus pandemic and the Chinese regime’s behaviour throughout are driving home the need for Canada and other Western allies to start “decoupling” from the country, says Canada’s former ambassador … Read More

Coronavirus pandemic drives home why Canada needs to loosen ties with China: former ambassador

The coronavirus pandemic and the Chinese regime’s behaviour throughout are driving home the need for Canada and other Western allies to start “decoupling” from the country, says Canada’s former ambassador … Read More

O’Toole vows to put ‘caveats’ on One China policy, urges ‘reckoning’ over coronavirus

Conservative leadership candidate Erin O’Toole says while he would not walk away from longstanding policies acknowledging Chinese claims over Hong Kong and Taiwan, he would modify them. In an interview … Read More

Hong Kong reports no new COVID-19 cases as India, Singapore see spike in infections

India and Singapore announced their biggest single-day spikes in new coronavirus cases on Monday, as the crisis intensifies in parts of Asia. India’s spike came after the government eased one … Read More

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