Down-to-earth suggestions: Hong Kong watchdog urges tighter regulation of paragliding amid growing popularity

Hong Kong’s government watchdog has called for tighter regulation of paragliding, with flyers forced to register their names and equipment, so that accidents can be better investigated as the sport grows increasingly popular. The Ombudsman Winnie Chiu announced the results of a direct investigation on the Civil Aviation Department’s regulation of paragliding activities. Photo: GovHK. … Read more

Pro-Beijing party tops Hong Kong political popularity chart, poll finds

A pro-Beijing party has topped a popularity chart of political groups in Hong Kong, a poll has found. The Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute (HKPORI) published the results on Tuesday of a phone survey of 1,000 Hong Kong residents examining the city’s most popular political parties. Pro-Beijing labor and political group the Hong Kong … Read more