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The Stand News

Stand News is a Hong Kong-based Non-profit online media platform that is mainly supported by advertisement and public sponsorship. We offer news and in-depth analysis covering politics, business, lifestyle, arts, culture, nature, philosophy, LGBTQ and technology.

Latest posts by The Stand News

A Chinese city withdraws ‘civility code’ following online criticism

Suzhou – a Chinese city near Shanghai – launched a “civility code” in early September to rank citizens’ civility. As negative comments flooded in, the city called an end to...

Hong Kong artists burn protest gear, Winnie the Pooh, and ballot boxes on Ghost Day

"In the real world, no one answers our demands, so we have to seek other channels, such as communicating with the ghost realms."

Housewife, mother, frontliner: A look at women in Hong Kong's anti-China extradition protests

Women struggled against gender stereotypes and police violence to earn recognition on the frontlines of the movement.

What is it like to be a mainland Chinese living in Hong Kong and supporting the protests?

Pro-protest mainlanders get doxxed by hostile internet users at home and sometimes face discrimination in their adopted city.

Who are the ‘rioters’ facing jail time after the anti-China extradition protests in Hong Kong?

Around a third of the 612 rioters currently awaiting trial are younger than 20, while at least 14 are under 16-years-old.

Taking Hong Kong's temperature: What future for the protest movement?

From last year's two million protest to today's "yellow economic circle", local resistance has taken many shapes.

Google removes Hong Kong protester role-playing game from its Play Store

The mobile game, entitled "The Revolution of Our Times", provides details on the political context leading up to the protests with a map on key protest sites in Hong Kong.

‘Glory to Hong Kong': The anthem of a protest movement

Tens of thousands of Hongkongers are participating in flash mob performances of the new protest song “Glory to Hong Kong” in the streets and in shopping malls across the city.

In Hong Kong, authorities arrest the administrator of a Telegram protest group—and force him to hand over a list of its members

A list of members of the group-- which numbers between 20,000 and 30,000 people--, as well as all the messages exchanged in the secure chat, have been exposed to the...

Tencent's new game shows how censorship rules are implemented in China

The new regulation compels game publishers to promote Chinese values, culture and images through their games.

A Tibetan-Canadian student was attacked online after winning student council elections. She thinks Beijing is to blame.

Chemi Lhamo faced a barrage of threatening comments on social media from overseas students who appeared to be from mainland China.

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