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Hong Kong Fears Communism Exodus Will Cause Doctor Shortage

Hong Kong may soon suffer from a medical staff shortage amid an “increasing loss of public sector medical staff due to emigration,” Henry Fan, the chairman of Hong Kong’s government-run Hospital Authority, warned in an interview with the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong published Friday.

This picture taken on February 13, 2020 shows doctor Alfred Wong walking out from a Hong Kong hospital following an interview with AFP in Hong Kong. - The 38-year-old volunteered to join staff on isolation wards -- dubbed "the dirty team" -- to avoid the risk of being called up …

Hong Kong Olympic Medalist Refuses Call from City Leader on TV

Hong Kong Olympian Sarah Lee Wai-sze, who won the bronze medal for women’s bicycle sprint on Sunday and brought Hong Kong’s medal total up to six, declined a congratulatory phone call from Hong Kong’s Beijing-controlled chief executive Carrie Lam while in the middle of a live television interview.

Hong Kong's Wai-Sze Lee competes in the Women's 500m time-trial Final at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, near Paris, on February 19, 2015. AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP via Getty Images)

Hong Kong Government: No, U.S. Big Tech Companies Not Threatening to Leave

The government of Hong Kong on Wednesday objected to U.S. media reports that several large tech companies are threatening to pull out of Hong Kong over new laws that would criminalize “doxxing,” the malicious exposure of private data, and hold platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Google liable for allowing the activity.

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during a press conference at the government headquarters in Hong Kong on April 13, 2021. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP) (Photo by ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP via Getty Images)

Hong Kong Arrests Six Minors for ‘Terrorism’

Hong Kong police announced the arrests Tuesday of nine people after the alleged discovery of a weapons, explosives, and chemical cache authorities suspect was meant for use in bombing public areas. Six of those arrested are children.

HONG KONG, CHINA - JULY 1 : Police officers use tape to cordon off areas on the 24th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from Britain in the Causeway Bay district on July 1, 2021 in Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong marks the 24th anniversary of the handover from Britain. (Photo …