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Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 00:36

China’s Military Can’t Deliver on Humanitarian Promises
Foreign Policy, February 26, 2020

Dear Chairman Xi, It’s Time for You to Go
China File, February 26, 2020

What Ails The People’s Daily?
China Media Project, February 24, 2020

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 05:46

【 10.6 深水埗】撞人的士司機至今未被起訴 許智峯提私人檢控危險駕駛 (Legislator Ted Hui files private prosecution on taxi driver who drove into protest crowd but has not been put to criminal investigation)
Stand News, February 24, 2020

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Hong Kong police watchdog has no power to scrutinise complaint about officer ‘ramming’ motorbike into protesters
Hong Kong Free Press, February 21, 2020

Acting vice-principal at Hong Kong school suspended for sharing poem that wished death on police and their families
South China Morning Post, February 24, 2020

何君堯等發起聯署促 23 條立法 聲稱逾 10 萬人參與 光頭警長微博籲全國全民聯署 (Junius Ho starts public petition to urge art.23 legislation)
Stand News, February 24, 2020

《蘋果》指林鄭向北京呈報告 賴暴亂、醫護罷工阻抗疫 篤建制派、行會成員背脊 (In leaked report to Beijing, Carrie Lam blames protests for failures in anti-outbreak policies; accuses pro-establishment camp for abandoning her; orders Hospital Authority to fire medical staff who took part in strike; and says outbreak in Hong Kong is "precious chance for U-turn for September elections")
Stand News, February 22, 2020

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港《蘋果》密件揭林鄭向北京獻計 藉抗疫令建制選情轉危為機 (Leaked report reveals Carrie Lam proposed to Beijing to use viral outbreak as opportunity to help pro-establishment camp win LegCo elections in September)
Apple Daily, February 22, 2020

【武漢肺炎】員工陣線批抗疫物資數字不盡不實 醫管局:數字準確 裝備夠一個月使用 (Union slams Hospital Authority for misleading figures on supply of protective gear amidst clear shortage, concerned as procedural standards are lowered to make up for lack of supplies, risking patient and staff safety)
Stand News, February 20, 2020

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醫管局降低隔離病房保護衣規格 Dirty team醫生黃任匡:打擊前線士氣 埋身護理Level 1未必夠阻隔病毒 (Hospital Authority lowers standards for protective clothing worn in quarantine wards but denies shortage)
Citizen News, February 23, 2020

張超雄斥300億抗疫基金「救市不救人」 朱凱廸:香港俾功能組別害死 (Funding aid from government saves the market not the people, slams pan-dems)
Inmediahk.net, February 21, 2020

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政府斥15億資助本地生產口罩 民主派質疑明益工聯會 (Government allots funding for local facemasks production, but face accusations of profiting pro-Beijing camp)
Inmediahk.net, February 21, 2020

Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s low-income families struggling to afford masks and disinfectant, new study claims
South China Morning Post, February 23, 2020

Protests over Yuen Long feature beer, champagne as some celebrate Hong Kong police officer’s coronavirus infection
South China Morning Post, February 21, 2020

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 15:01

To Tame Coronavirus, Mao-Style Social Control Blankets China
The New York Times, February 19, 2020

Talking Out of Both Sides of the Face Mask: Propaganda and Practice in the Age of Coronavirus
Human Rights in China, February 14, 2020

Facial recognition: Concerns over China's widespread surveillance
The New York Times, February 19, 2020

China reports 1,300 more coronavirus cases among medical workers
South China Morning Post, February 18, 2020

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China's Doctors, Fighting the Coronavirus, Beg for Masks
Radio France Internationale, February 15, 2020

Coronavirus: vital to stop human-to-human spread in Wuhan, says China’s top expert as death toll hits 1,868
South China Morning Post, February 18, 2020

'Don't be kidnapped by China': Taiwan tells WHO in bid for separate virus tally
Reuters, February 18, 2020

广西网民订购4000只口罩 竟来自“武汉总工会”及“救援物资” (Guangxi netizens order 4,000 masks and “rescue materials” from Wuhan Federation of Trade Unions
rfa.org, February 18, 2020

China sees fall in coronavirus deaths but WHO urges caution
Reuters, February 17, 2020

Scared and exposed: Rise in virus cases among China's medics
Al Jazeera, February 17, 2020

China's Leader, Under Fire, Says He Led Coronavirus Fight Early On
Reuters, February 16, 2020

Coronavirus: China enacts tighter restrictions in Hubei
BBC, February 16, 2020

Coronavirus: 70 more cases on Japan cruise ship as China infections pass 68,000
The Guardian, February 15, 2020

Nepal Border Agreement With China Sparks Fears Among Tibetans
Radio Free Asia, February 14, 2020

Li Wenliang’s death exposes the costs of China’s authoritarianism
The Economist, February 13, 2020

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 13:24
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 05:49
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 13:40

Hong Kong protests: teachers who criticised government on social media say they are living in fear
South China Morning Post, February 10, 2020

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教師 FB 評政府遭截圖「篤灰」 校方判無專業失德 教育局拒接納 裁定投訴成立 (Teacher who questioned government's handling of protest on Facebook sanctioned by Education Bureau, even though school ruled there was no misconduct)
Stand News, February 10, 2020

報道指江永祥郭嘉銓酒家設宴 14K 成員同場 警方:報道失實 無與鄰房顧客溝通 (Prominent senior police officers caught dining in the same restaurant as triad elders, claim "no communication with guests in the next room")
Stand News, February 9, 2020

將軍澳行動警拘 119 人 最細僅 13 歲 兩記者被指盜竊、阻差辦公 (119 arrested, including 2 journalists, in Tseung Kwan O on 3-month anniversary of Chow Tsz-lok's death)
Stand News, February 9, 2020

Coronavirus: Hongkongers in outbreak epicentre running low on medicine, masks and food, but government has no plans for flights out while lockdown continues
South China Morning Post, February 10, 2020

Coronavirus: the frontline workers left to keep Hong Kong safe without adequate protection against deadly infection
South China Morning Post, February 10, 2020

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港鐵新工會向公司要求安全保障不果 通過表決擬進行工業行動 (MTR workers' union passes motion to consider strike after corporation fails to promise better protection for workers against coronavirus)
Inmediahk.net, February 9, 2020

港龍工會通過隨時發起工業行動 要求國泰全停內地航班 (Cathay Dragon to pass motion to start labor action pressing parent company, Cathay Pacific, to fully suspend mainland flights)
Radio Television Hong Kong, February 8, 2020

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 16:00

Coronavirus: Hong Kong medics tell gov’t to offer more support or face mass resignations
Hong Kong Free Press, February 6, 2020

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【不斷更新】數千罷工醫護留守醫管局 要求與高層會面未果 (Thousands of doctors and nurses hold sit-in at Hospital Authority asking for negotiations on last day of strike; officials refuse to meet)
Inmediahk.net, February 7, 2020

【武漢肺炎】梁卓偉:輸入個案要零風險只能全面封關 家居隔離單靠自律不可行 (Doctor on government's advisory panel says only full border closure can ensure zero risk for imported cases, quarantine based on "self-discipline" is not viable)
Stand News, February 7, 2020

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Coronavirus: Hong Kong students and civil servants asked to help monitor people returning from mainland China as mandatory quarantine comes into force
South China Morning Post, February 7, 2020

宣佈強制檢疫 政府留兩天半空窗期 入境香港內地人數翌日急升 3 成 經深圳灣升一倍 (In window before mandatory quarantine, number of incoming visitors through border surges 30%)
Stand News, February 7, 2020

眾新聞4度追問出售口罩予哪些NGO 懲教署3日後答:涉及第三者資料,不會披露 (Authorities say they donated facemasks made by inmates to local NGOs, but refuse to disclose which ones)
Citizen News, February 7, 2020

台停辦港澳入台證 港府:無必要 (Hong Kong government says it is "unnecessary" for Taiwan to cease entry-visa applications from Hong Kong and Macau)
Ming Pao, February 7, 2020

Coronavirus: give street cleaners surgical masks or risk them walking off the job, Hong Kong warned
South China Morning Post, February 6, 2020

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Coronavirus: single mother uses same mask for five days as grass roots priced out of Hong Kong’s frantic panic buying or too weak to queue overnight
South China Morning Post, February 5, 2020

元朗連儂牆遇襲者遭踢斷肋骨 指警察曾讚打得好 ("Good job": Victim of Yuen Long Lennon Wall beating says police officers praised attackers)
Inmediahk.net, February 6, 2020

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 01:38

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