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Hong Kong

  1. coronavirus
    Hong Kong’s Key to Keeping COVID Out Is in Its AirportWill the rapid, intensive screening at the Hong Kong airport continue to protect the densely populated city once traffic increases again?
  2. hong kong
    Hong Kong’s Media Crackdown Has Begun in EarnestA pro-democracy newspaper owner was arrested for colluding with a foreign power, a charge that could mean life in prison.
  3. international affairs
    Trump Has Already Put Himself in No Position to Help Hong KongEven if he wants to, the president has neither the leverage, the diplomatic skill, nor the credibility to stand up to China over its new power grab.
  4. international affairs
    Hong Kong’s Independence May Not Survive the PandemicA new law would give China unprecedented power to crack down on the city’s democratic movement, and there’s not much the U.S. can do to stop it.
  5. coronavirus
    Hong Kong Restaurant Group Shares Coronavirus Reopening PlaybookIt’s a manual for other operators navigating uncharted waters.
  6. animals
    Well, at Least the Pandas Are Having a Nice TimeTwo zoo pandas just mated for the first time in ten years. Congrats to the pandas!
  7. coronavirus
    Asian Areas Lauded for Coronavirus Response See a New Wave of CasesHong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan have a new lesson for the U.S. — don’t let up too soon.
  8. gallery
    14 Photos of What Public Life Looks Like During a Coronavirus OutbreakThe emptiness is eerie.
  9. president trump
    Trump: Xi Jinping Is a Bloodthirsty Tyrant – and an ‘Incredible’ FriendTrump said Friday that China would have killed “thousands” in Hong Kong if it wasn’t for him, then praised Xi as a “friend” and an “incredible guy.”
  10. foreign interests
    Hopes Dim for a Peaceful End to Hong Kong ProtestsIf foreign governments and businesses won’t go to bat for protesters, it may only be a matter of time before Beijing turns to deadly force.
  11. international affairs
    Everything You Need to Know About the Global Protest WaveFrom Lebanon to Chile, demonstrators are taking to the streets to demand changes from their governments.
  12. fashion
    Chanel Postpones Cruise Show in Hong KongThe brand is waiting for a “later and more appropriate moment.”
  13. foreign interests
    Trump’s Empty Threats to China Won’t Help Hong KongThe Trump administration’s tough talk on holding up already-stalled trade talks won’t keep Beijing from cracking down on protesters in Hong Kong.
  14. hong kong protests
    Massive Airport Protests Cause Cancellation of All Flights Leaving Hong KongAnger at the police has become a central theme of the city’s long-running demonstrations.
  15. foreign interests
    If China Cracks Down on Hong Kong, There’s Little Anyone Can Do to Stop ItBeijing has reason to tread carefully. But if it doesn’t, there’s not much the international community can do — especially with Trump standing aside.
  16. hong kong
    Hong Kong Protests: Photos and Videos of Massive Crowds and Police ClashesDemonstrations over an extradition bill turned violent in Hong Kong Wednesday.
  17. summer of scam
    Wedding Planner Says She Was Tricked Into Marrying a Stranger by Her CompanyA 21-year-old Hong Kong woman says she unknowingly signed a real marriage certificate during her job training.
  18. the chain gang
    Twitter Suspends Fake McDonald’s Account That Conned People for 9 MonthsIt even fooled @McDonaldsCorp — until it started tweeting about suicide.
  19. empire building
    Shake Shack Sets Its Sights on ChinaThe company will open its first Hong Kong location next year.
  20. One of New York’s Most Popular Bars Is Now Open in Hong Kong — Staff IncludedEmployees Only co-founder Igor Hadzismajlovic has opened two new locations of the iconic West Village cocktail bar.
  21. excess
    Here’s What a $22 Strawberry Looks LikeHint: a lot like other strawberries.
  22. Take A Virtual Vacation To Two Chinese CitiesLeaf Greener and Vivien Liu’s impressive Instagram followings prove they know how to get around their cities.
  23. Playing Action Video Games Might Make You a Better DriverFirst-person shooters: They’re good for you!
  24. Hong Kong Is Taking Micro Apartments to Another LevelLooks like “Transformer”-style furniture is the way of the future. 
  25. The Chain Gang
    This Fried-Chicken Okonomiyaki Is the Kind of Fast Food America NeedsToo bad the bonito-topped drumsticks are only available in Hong Kong.
  26. hotshot
    Please Don’t Stand Near Victoria BeckhamShe would prefer if you would remain behind a glass wall.
  27. There’s a New Least Affordable City EverHint: It is not Buffalo.
  28. The Hong Kong Dollar Is CrashingThe biggest two-day drop since 1992.
  29. Pranks
    Experiment Shows a ‘Chef’ Can Trick People Into Eating Bad FoodA good story can apparently hide a mountain of bouillon powder.
  30. Tie-Ins
    There’s an Official Hello Kitty Dim Sum Restaurant Opening in Hong KongBrace yourself for the cutest dim sum ever.
  31. Tough Bosses
    This Michelin-Starred Restaurant Fines Its Employees for YawningStretching and swearing also make the list of 23 prohibited things.
  32. international intrigue
    10 Images From the End of Hong Kong’s Protest MovementAfter 75 days.
  33. international intrigue
    Hong Kong’s 18-Year-Old Protest Leader Is Sticking to His Hunger StrikeJoshua Wong keeps going even as others bow out.
  34. occupy central
    Some Hong Kong Protesters Leave the Streets The government has demanded that the demonstrations be scaled back by Monday morning.
  35. international intrigue
    The Latest From Hong Kong: More Intense Images From the Occupy ProtestsThat’s one way to start the weekend.
  36. international intrigue
    Hong Kong Protests Are a U.S. Conspiracy Plot, Says RussiaJust like the ones in Kiev.
  37. Empire Building
    Carbone Will Open in Hong Kong Next MonthThe restaurant opens mid-August.
  38. Expansions
    Gordon Ramsay Will Open Hong Kong RestaurantHe’ll open near Jamie Oliver’s new place.
  39. Empire Building
    Jamie Oliver Opening Hong Kong Outpost of Jamie’s Italian“It’s going to be incredible,” naturally.
  40. Scotch Eggs
    The NoMad Will Serve Snacks From Hong Kong Restaurant YardbirdYou’ll have until the end of the year to try the snacks.
  41. Edward Snowden Lands in Moscow, Requests Asylum in Ecuador [Updated]He’s landed in Russia, apparently en route to Ecuador.
  42. international affairs
    Edward Snowden Is Still in Hong Kong [Updated]In a “safe place.”
  43. spy games
    Dick Cheney Says Maybe Edward Snowden Is a Chinese SpyThe Snowden saga continues.
  44. state secrets
    Edward Snowden’s Hong Kong ProblemWhere can the leaker hide?
  45. street science
    Stylist Tina Leung Wears Evening Gowns During the DayThe spontaneous dresser doesn’t plan her fashion month outfits in advance.
  46. Toro
    Chef Jamie Bissonnette Can Really EatWe’d hang out with this guy any time.
  47. Mediavore
    New Health Benefits Found in Curries; Freebird’s Flying to The MidwestTurns out the Indian mainstays are pros when it come to lowering blood triglyceride levels.
  48. The (Office) Rent in Hong Kong Is Too Damn HighBut commercial real estate in New York is pretty pricey, too.
  49. protests
    Dolce & Gabbana Apologized to Protesters in Hong KongSo finally, everyone can go home.
  50. protesters
    There Are Still Protesters Outside Dolce & Gabbana’s Hong Kong BoutiqueThey won’t give up until the fashion brand apologizes.
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