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8.4.2021 | Quarantine paintings for a good cause.
It’s upsetting to see that beautiful spots in the city have been tarnished over the Easter holiday by litterbugs tossing their rubbish left and right. Please do your best to leave public spaces as clean (or cleaner) than it was when you arrived! Those sharing the spaces with you – animals and humans alike – will thank you.
Andy Li made his first court appearance on Wednesday after his return from Shenzhen and was remanded in custody afterwards. Li was one of the Hong Kong 12 imprisoned in China after they were caught attempting to escape by boat to Taiwan.
Jimmy Lai has plead guilty to participating in an unauthorised march that went violent on 31 August, 2019. Two others, ex-lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan and former Democratic Party chairman Yeung Sum also plead guilty to the same charge. They will receive their sentences on 16 April.
Nathan Law has been granted political asylum in the UK. You can read his commentary in the full Twitter thread below:
A dance party organiser has been sentenced to a two-month prison sentence for violation COVID-19 restrictions; the license holder was fined HK$48,000. The party was linked to a large outbreaks in the city last November.
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The rescue shelter Sai Kung Stray Friends (SKSF) is struggling to stay afloat, and will only be able to stay open for another two months with the current funds it has. Over 100 dogs rely on the kindness of those who run the shelter; if you have the means to, please consider donating to SKSF so they can continue caring for HK’s abandoned and stray pups.
Learn about how the latest updates to Hong Kong’s anti-money laundering compliance guidelines will affect licensed money lenders in this free webinar on Friday.
“One View, Many Moods”
During artist' Michael Lever’s 14 days in hotel quarantine, he created a series of paintings inspired by his time confined to a single room, which you can view on his website. Proceeds from print sales will go to ImpactHK, a charity helping the homeless in the city.