Cardinal Zen, barrister Margaret Ng and 4 others deny charges over failure to register protester relief fund as society

Cardinal Joseph Zen, barrister Margaret Ng, singer-activist Denise Ho and three others have pleaded not guilty to charges over an alleged failure to register a defunct protester relief fund as a society in Hong Kong between 2019 and 2021. (From left) Scholar Hui Po Keung, Cardinal Joseph Zen, barrister Margaret Ng, singer-activist Denise Ho at … Read more

John Claridge’s Cafe Society | Spitalfields Life

Commercial Cafe, Commercial Rd 1965 “This was one of those places you could just pop in from the cold and warm up,” photographer John Claridge recalled affectionately while contemplating this beloved cafe of yesteryear, “I love the front of it – it was just beautiful, especially the typography. The window above the curtain used to … Read more

What is the point of Hong Kong civil society existing?

What’s happening while Hong Kong awaits new CE John Lee and his priority of passing Article 23 local National Security laws? Activist Benny Tai pleads guilty to ‘illegal election spending’ – placing ads advising the public on tactical voting to boost pro-dem candidates’ chances in 2016. Pleading not guilty (the ads were surely just an … Read more