Hong Kong Polytechnic University siege officially ends, ready to reopen in new year

By Helene Fung On Friday, the Hong Kong Police officially ended the lockdown around Polytechnic University. It was a low key affair without any formal announcement. Police guarding the campus gradually walked off after around 11:30 am, and people, including many university officials, were soon allowed to enter. The university campus became a battleground earlier…

Hong Kong Social Service About to Come to a Halt as Fill Buster Continues

The Hong Kong Legislative Council’s debate on the 2014-2015 fiscal years’ budget is still continuing, as multiple pan-democratic lawmakers continue to take drastic action to respond to the ‘poorly constructed budget’. Those who are responsible for the fill buster said they do not believe in the Financial Secretary’s ability in constructing the budget. This is…