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Biden administration offers ‘temporary safe haven’ to HK residents in US

President Joe Biden is offering a temporary “safe haven” to Hong Kong residents in the U.S. in response to the sweeping Hong Kong National Security Law passed last year.

Unwavering support: In a memo issued on Thursday, Biden tasked the Department of Homeland Security to enact a “deferral of removal” for up to 18 months for people from Hong Kong living in the U.S., enabling them to extend their stay due to “compelling foreign policy reasons,” reported Reuters

Hong Kong Teen Found Dead, Naked in the Sea During Protests Sparks Ongoing Debate Over Cause

Chan Yin-lam

Chan Yin-lam is a 15-year-old student whose death last year ignited a wave of conspiracy theories that are still being circulated today.  

Cause of death unknown: Following Chan’s death, authorities were quick to determine it as suicide, according to CNN. South China Morning Post reported that there have been multiple demonstrations and rallies calling for transparency and continued investigation.

Hong Kong Bakery Survives Pandemic by Making Incredible ‘Slipper’ and ‘Fried Chicken’ Cakes

illusion cakes

A Hong Kong bakery studio has come up with a way to recover financially from the COVID-19 pandemic by making “illusion cakes” that look like common objects.

Dear Harley Cake Studio, located in the Central and Western District of Hong Kong, is now offering made-to-order cakes that look like slippers, bananas, KFC fried chicken and luxury brand bags, to name a few, according to Reuters.

Cardboard Cutout of Hong Kong’s Leader Becomes a Joke on Conan O’Brien’s Talk Show

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam made a surprise appearance on Conan O’Brien’s self-titled talk show in the form of a cardboard cutout.

In a “Conan Highlight” segment, posted on Tuesday, the 57-year-old veteran talk show host said he asked viewers to send in photographs of themselves to fill up the Los Angeles theater seats as people continue to practice social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Coconuts Hong Kong reported.