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Support Hong Kong Free Press

Whilst English-language journalism in Hong Kong can be tough and expensive, supporting us needn’t be! In just a couple of minutes, you can ensure our independence and help safeguard press freedom with a donation to HKFP.

Not-for-profit, run by journalists and completely independent, the HKFP team relies on readers to keep us going and to help safeguard press freedom. Learn more about our achievements in our latest Annual Report. Our Transparency Report shows how carefully we spend every cent.

More ways to support our team

donate by cheque

Cheques save us on fees. Payable to Hong Kong Free Press Limited and sent to: Hong Kong Free Press, The Hive Kennedy Town, 6/F, Cheung Hing Industrial Building, 12P Smithfield Road, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong. [Please do not send cash.] Please include your name and address - donations are confidential; a paper-trail is required for our internal accountancy records. US$ cheques over US$100 are accepted, though involve high fees for HKFP.

Donate by Transfer, direct debit or FPS donations

For bank transfers, please email a screenshot or phone photo of the receipt/confirmation to [email protected], after you have made arrangements. Supporters may also set up a regular standing order/direct debit with a form from your bank: HSBC, Standard Chartered, or Hang Seng.

Faster Payment Service: [email protected] or Tel: 9447-3443.

Our local HSBC account details:

  • Account name: Hong Kong Free Press Limited. Account no: 817887532-838
  • Bank name: HSBC Hong Kong. Bank address: 1 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong.
  • Bank code: 004. Branch number: 817. SWIFT address: HSBCHKHHHKH

Donations are confidential - a paper-trail is required for our internal accountancy records.

Donate by PayMe

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Donate leftover coins at Coin Dragon machines

Do you have a big jar or bag of coins at home? Donate leftover 10c, 20c, 50c, HK$1, HK$2 and HK$5 coins to HKFP at Coin Dragon machines across the city.

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Advertise with us

Support us and promote your business or cause at the same time. Request our rate card and consider our affordable range of digital marketing solutions.

Buy HKFP Merch

Buy HKFP tote bags, t-shirts, mugs, pens and keyrings from our online store.

Shop at the Book Depository with our depository link

Shop at the Book Depository using this HKFP referral link. We will receive 5 per cent of each book purchase. Free delivery to Hong Kong.

Download Brave Browser and donate Brave Crypto

Use the Brave browser to donate Basic Attention Token crypto for free when you visit HKFP. Try the privacy-conscious software with our referral link.

Donate gear or sponsor us

We welcome donations of new computer or audio-visual equipment. We also welcome sponsorship of key website sections or our ongoing operational costs - please get in touch if you can support us.

'Tip' with a Flattr microdonation

You can 'tip' Hong Kong Free Press with a micro-donation via Flattr. The Flattr button is available at the top of every HKFP article.

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Help spread the word

Help us grow - invite your friends to follow us on social media. We are on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Or share this page on your profile page or send it to friends.

Donate Bitcoin

Help us eliminate processing fees or make a fully anonymous contribution by donating Bitcoin via our QR code.

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FAQ

You may cancel your monthly donation at any time by emailing [email protected] – we aim to respond within 1-2 business days. From the email address you set up your recurring donation, simply state “CANCEL” in the subject line. (We cannot change your payment details or amount – please cancel your regular payment and set up a new one.) If you donated via PayPal, you may cancel/adjust the payment yourself.

No. Your payment card details are stored securely on the Stripe/PayPal servers. We do not sell, trade, or rent users’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic, anonymised aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification or payment information regarding visitors/users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers. For example, we use Google Analytics to identify where visitors click on the website and what browser they may be using – we may use this anonymous information to promote our site to advertisers. Read our full T&Cs and Privacy Policy here.

If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, you can return the product and get a full refund. You can return a product for up to 30 days from the date you purchased it. Any product you return must be in the same condition you received it, unused and in the original packaging. Please keep any receipt. Refunds through stripe.com may take 5-10 business days. Read our full T&Cs and Privacy Policy here.

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Hong Kong Free Press

The HKFP team relies on readers to keep us going and to help safeguard press freedom. You can ensure our

independence and help safeguard press freedom with a donation to HKFP.

Why trust us?

Immune to censorship

HKFP is answerable only to readers – we have no investors, no shareholders, no tycoons, no mainland owners or umbrella company behind us. Our independence means we are fully resistant to censorship and self-censorship.

Transparent & efficient

We are the city’s most transparent news outlet – we undergo an external audit each year and publish an annual Transparency Report. 84 per cent of income comes from donations, whilst 81 per cent of spending goes simply towards paying journalists. Teamwork, automation, partnerships and the use of free digital tools keep our costs down.

Non-profit model

As a non-profit, limited by guarantee company, any surplus we make is recycled back into the company. We are run by journalists and immune to commercial and political pressure.

Accurate & accountable

We ensure everything we publish includes a balance of viewpoints in order to avoid any bias. All facts, quotes and figures are properly attributed to the source, often with links to the original material. Our own opinions are kept out of our copy, whilst we act quickly and transparently to correct errors. HKFP avoids sensationalism and clickbait, and clearly marks paid-for content as “sponsored.” Accuracy and fairness are our top priorities.