(HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s top court granted a transgender woman the right to marry her boyfriend Monday in a watershed ruling that falls short of allowing same-sex marriage.
The surprise decision only covers the right of a transgender person who was born male to marry a man, and for one who was born female to marry a woman.
Tensions between Hong Kong people and their mainland Chinese compatriots have deteriorated further — and this time, it’s not over politics, clashing cultural attitudes or northern carpetbaggers driving up Hong Kong property …
The region’s major cities see them as critical vehicles for cultivating creative identities and developing world-class art scenes
Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying used his debut policy address Wednesday to announce plans to tackle air pollution and a chronic shortage of affordable housing
Mass demonstrations took place on New Year’s Day, with tens of thousands calling for the leader of China’s freest city to step down and demanding that the post be filled on a directly elected basis
China’s demand for elephant ivory, which is still widely seen as a status symbol on the mainland, has transformed the port city of Hong Kong into a major transit point for illegal trade
Three days of mourning have been declared, and crew members and both captains have been arrested, for a collision that claimed 38 lives
At least 38 people are dead, including five children, in Hong Kong’s worst ferry disaster since 1971
The Hong Kong government has backed down from its plan to implement “moral and national education” in public schools, in what is being construed as a major victory for civil society in the semiautonomous Chinese territory
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