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Hong Kong Protest Against Mainland Chinese Traders Turns Violent

Several thousand demonstrators gathered on Saturday in the streets of a Hong Kong border town popular with mainlanders shopping for “parallel goods” to sell on....

Hong Kong Protest Against Mainland Chinese Traders Turns Violent

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Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China's President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leade...
17:48, 06/16/2019

Chinese state media blames 'Western ideologues' for Hong Kong protests Chinese official English-language newspapers blamed meddling by Western governments on Thursday for unrest in Hong Kong amid an escalating diplomatic...
04:32, 07/04/2019

On the Anniversary of Its Return to Chinese Sovereignty, Hong Kong Flies the Rebel Flag The 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s retrocession to China was marked Monday with violent street battles between riot police and protesters, who...
14:16, 07/01/2019

'Foreign forces' seeking to create havoc in Hong Kong, Chinese paper says Certain "foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the form...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continued to protest against a planned extradi...
20:32, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong ignores protest deadline to scrap extradition bill, sets stage for further protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, sett...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
17:32, 06/17/2019

Chinese state media slams attack on Beijing representative's office in Hong Kong An attack on the office of Beijing's representative in Hong Kong by protesters was a "blatant challenge to the central government" and will not be to...
04:48, 07/22/2019

Chinese foreign minister claims 'black hand' of Western involvement in Hong Kong Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has accused the "black hand" of Western forces of attempting to use recent mass demonstrations in Hong Kong to "stir...
03:16, 06/21/2019

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling ...
07:32, 07/09/2019

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10:32, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds block police headquarters in latest protest over extradition bill fallout Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside of Hong Kong's police headquarters in the latest round of protests over the fallout from the contro...
21:48, 06/21/2019

| Hong Kong protest | Trump walks into North Korea: WATCH the top world news videos for today Protesters block major highway in Hong Kong | Trump meets US troops soon after North Korea meeting; here are the top world news videos for today. WAT...
06:16, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial ext...
12:32, 06/12/2019

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
23:00, 06/13/2019

Apple Shutters Hong Kong Stores Early as Protests Against Chinese Government, Crackdowns Escalate Amid mounting unrest and a night of violence in Hong Kong, Apple is among the retailers that have chosen to shut stores or close them early citywide,...
09:32, 07/23/2019

“Free Hong Kong from China!” Hong Kong Protesters Call for Foreign Backing in Their Struggle to Preserve the City’s Freedoms Protesters in Hong Kong Wednesday directly appealed for foreign backing in their bid to defend the city’s political freedoms, in a risky move t...
12:32, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong Dispatch: A Trump Bump for Hong Kong’s Last Commercial Cantonese Opera Theater Seeking new audiences, a troupe goes for something other than the traditional realm of historic battles, lost loves and palace drama. And it found Pr...
12:32, 05/08/2019

Hong Kong demonstrators storm government building amid protests on anniversary of return of Chinese rule A group of protestors smashed a window and tore down parts of an exterior wall at Hong Kong's legislature building Monday amid another round of massi...
17:16, 07/01/2019

Legislation that sparked a brawl in Hong Kong parliament would legalize Chinese kidnapping of Americans, dissidents tell Congress China is pushing legislation that would “legalize kidnappings” of Americans in Hong Kong, a prominent pro-democracy activist warned Congress on Wedne...
02:32, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspend...
13:00, 06/29/2019

Hong Kong chief's 'bill is dead' pledge fails to satisfy protest leaders Protest leaders have vowed to keep up pressure on Hong Kong's administration despite its leader today declaring that a highly contentious extradition...
13:48, 07/09/2019

Mainland Chinese stocks tumble amid stimulus concerns; South Korean economy unexpectedly contracts Stocks in China tumbled on Thursday amid worries that Beijing could pull back on stimulus measures following recent better-than-expected economic dat...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Brooklyn HS turns violent again as administrators nowhere to be seen The hallways of Brooklyn’s Progress HS for Professional Careers again turned violent last week with staffers putting themselves in harm’s way to brea...
23:16, 05/04/2019

The secretive traders fulfilling demand for a Chinese delicacy | Geoffrey Kamadi Highly prized for its swim bladder – served in soups and stews – the fish could disappear altogether from Africa’s Lake Victoria thanks to the lucrat...
10:48, 05/27/2019

Unsettling, but Mansion House was not a violent protest As I joined the 350 or so guests arriving at the Lord Mayor of London's residence, at the Mansion House last night, there was little inkling of the d...
16:32, 06/21/2019

Antifa-Proud Boys confrontation in Portland turns violent; conservative writer injured At least three people were arrested and several others were reported injured, as members of Antifa and other leftist groups clashed with members of t...
09:32, 06/30/2019

Venezuela uprising turns violent after military armored vehicle plows into crowd of opposition supporters Emboldened supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido brutally clashed with Venezuelan security forces as dramatic footage from Caracas showed a mil...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of ...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Li Peng, Chinese premier during violent Tiananmen Square crackdown, dies at 91 "We are forced to take resolute and decisive measures to put an end to the turmoil," Li said of the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. &#...
01:00, 07/24/2019

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei turns to opera with 'Turandot' Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, known for his politically charged contemporary works, will try his hand at opera by directing "Turandot", which is set in h...
16:16, 06/21/2019

From Mao to Beckham, Chinese barber turns heads with his scalp sculptures Wang Jianfeng is no ordinary barber. The 39-year-old from Shaoxing in eastern China specializes in sculpting images of famous faces on to the backs o...
00:48, 04/29/2019

Chinese crackdown on foreign names draws protest BEIJING (AP) — The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain. To the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-so...
06:16, 06/21/2019

Australian swimmer in podium protest against Chinese rival Australian swimmer Mack Horton has reignited his feud with Chinese swimming star Sun Yang -- and most of China -- by refusing to share the podium wit...
12:32, 07/22/2019

The Latest: Hong Kongers, in black, jam streets in protest Thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, have jammed streets and subway stations to protest the government’s handling of a proposed extradi...
10:48, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
09:16, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, a...
12:48, 06/15/2019

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city’s 7.5 million people regularly display a penchant for protest. Recent demonstration...
06:00, 07/02/2019

Let's try the food at the Hong Kong McDonald's I’m spending time in one of the world’s indisputably great food cities and here I am sitting with a shamefully large order of food at a Hong Kong McD...
09:16, 05/30/2019

On the Streets With Hong Kong’s Protesters We saw scenes of violence, as well as hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators. There is still some unity in the face of mainland China’s encr...
16:32, 07/02/2019

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning ...
14:00, 06/24/2019

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the countr...
12:16, 06/15/2019

How Hong Kong has changed since handover Hong Kong is a city that never stops moving -- but midway through a 50-year political experiment as it transitions to Chinese rule, not everyone here...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Trouble in Hong Kong: What Stocks Can Tell You About What's Next Hong Kong protests have been in the news lately. Analysts often blame any trouble in the stock market on the trouble in the streets -- but in Hong Ko...
00:16, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters besieged the city’s police headquarters, extending a political crisis in the city sparked by a proposed extradition law that ...
01:32, 06/22/2019

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent ...
03:32, 07/11/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally l...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradit...
09:32, 06/06/2019

Why Hong Kong thugs may be doing the government’s work Sunday’s assault was blamed on criminals, but there are signs of links to pro-Beijing officialsAt a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker mad...
23:16, 07/22/2019

Hong Kong's Next-Gen Protesters: 'We Can't Stay Out of the Way Anymore' The demonstrators who have jammed Hong Kong’s streets over the past week or more have been overwhelmingly young and impatient about shaping the futur...
20:48, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters who oppose a contentious extradition bill. Wednesday's protests delayed a debate over the legi...
12:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong's Lennon walls - in pictures Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous embrace of political graffiti in the form of Post-it notes documenting their anger and hope,...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about publi...
21:16, 06/13/2019

The Hong Kong Extradition Protests in Pictures Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissen...
11:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's...
17:48, 07/11/2019

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences h...
16:16, 06/28/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against extradition law Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Hong Kong amid fear that changes to an extradition law will threaten the territory's independent leg...
21:16, 04/28/2019

A Guide to the Extradition Law That Has Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mas...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a t...
17:00, 06/15/2019

Protesters take over Hong Kong's legislature A large group of protesters in Hong Kong has taken over the legislative chamber, spray painting slogans on the wall and over the territory's emb...
20:16, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong still has a future as China's middleman Hong Kong has long been a conduit between China and global business and finance. Now that unique status could be under threat from the gradual erosio...
14:48, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong’s Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions Carrie Lam’s administration is confident that it can weather further demonstrations, despite recent violent clashes and signs that the economy could ...
16:32, 07/19/2019

What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from B...
09:16, 07/01/2019

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as co...
06:48, 06/21/2019

Q&A: Why hundreds of thousands protested in Hong Kong Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspect...
15:32, 06/10/2019

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople ...
16:48, 06/11/2019

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradit...
12:32, 06/08/2019

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continu...
09:48, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers scuffle in parliament One person apparently fainted during melee prompted by row over extradition lawHong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos on Saturday as l...
13:00, 05/11/2019

China 'won't allow' Hong Kong discussion at G20 summit China has insisted that protests in Hong Kong will not be on the G20 agenda in Japan this weekend. US President Donald Trump intends to bring up the ...
15:32, 06/24/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong and the broken promise The Special Administrative Region is in turmoil. For weeks, activists have been protesting against a now withdrawn extradition bill. But the protests...
11:16, 07/23/2019

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong protests to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning ...
15:00, 06/24/2019

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition ...
19:32, 06/19/2019

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring ...
15:16, 05/28/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for mor...
22:48, 07/05/2019

Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissen...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G20 Leaders for Help Beijing has already said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the upcoming G20 summit. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backi...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Everything You Need to Know About the Extradition Bill Rocking Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mas...
08:16, 06/13/2019

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong and China 'will be able to work it out' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city agai...
21:48, 06/12/2019

Are Hong Kong protests a warning for Taiwan? One of the largest social movements in Hong Kong's history has also fueled more anti-Beijing sentiment in Taiwan. Do the protests serve as a warning ...
16:48, 07/23/2019

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil soci...
13:32, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned violence that broke out Monday when weapon-wielding, masked assailants attacked pro-democracy protesters, journ...
16:32, 07/23/2019

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments Hong Kong's government says it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid concerns over proposed amendments to the terr...
12:16, 06/03/2019

China Will Not Allow Hong Kong Issue To Be Discussed At G20 Summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 to discuss the Hong Kong issue at it...
06:16, 06/24/2019

How Hong Kong maids became caught in a ‘humanitarian tsunami’ Migrant workers who become pregnant by their employers face dismissal, homelessness and a swift return home The sun had not yet risen in Hong Kong wh...
08:48, 07/22/2019

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow c...
00:48, 07/01/2019

Fresh Hong Kong protests planned for Friday Calls for new demonstrations come as government fails to respond to a list of protester demandsHong Kong is braced for another round of demonstration...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over h...
20:48, 06/16/2019

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle o...
01:48, 06/17/2019

Tension in Hong Kong on eve of anniversary of China handover Pro- and anti-government demonstrators rally, with mass protest planned on MondayThousands of pro-government protesters have rallied outside the gove...
18:00, 06/30/2019

Protesters Mass in Hong Kong Against Proposed Extradition Law The legislation, which would allow renditions to mainland China, has stirred fears of the growing reach of the ruling Communist Party into the semiau...
09:16, 06/09/2019

US Comments On Hong Kong "Gross Interference": China China on Monday lashed out at the United States for voicing alarm over the jailing of leaders of Hong Kong's democracy movement, calling Washington's...
20:16, 04/29/2019

Massive Crowds Take To Streets in 'Last Fight' For Hong Kong Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand tri...
12:32, 06/09/2019

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Ins...
19:32, 06/21/2019

Protesters gather again outside Hong Kong government offices HONG KONG (AP) — Several hundred mainly student protesters have begun gathering outside Hong Kong government offices after a deadline passed for meet...
06:16, 06/21/2019

Britain No Longer Has Any Responsibility For Hong Kong, Says China Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Mo...
14:48, 07/01/2019

Factbox: What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British to Chines...
14:32, 07/01/2019

Fears of thugs-for-hire in Hong Kong after mob attack Six men have been arrested in Hong Kong in connection with a seemingly unprovoked and indiscriminate mob attack that injured 45 people at a metro sta...
18:16, 07/23/2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More The extradition bill has been suspended, but calls for new protests foreshadow more upheaval in Hong Kong and signal that Mrs. Lam’s troubles are not...
20:32, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Ex-Hong Kong governor: UK must take firm stand Chris Patten, who served as Hong Kong’s final governor while it was a British colony, says the UK must take a “much firmer line” against China amid f...
11:48, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong march shortened due to disruption HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Organizers of a protest ...
11:00, 07/01/2019

Budweiser Brewer Plans $7 Billion Hong Kong IPO The Asian business of beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev filed an application to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange, moving closer toward a multibilli...
11:32, 05/10/2019

China says will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong iss...
07:32, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong protesters disperse after blocking police HQ Protesters in Hong Kong have dispersed after the overnight siege of police headquarters, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader t...
11:32, 06/22/2019

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before ...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in chaotic scenes as anger continues over what many see as a broader erosion of freedoms by Be...
18:32, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and ...
16:48, 06/09/2019

Chaotic scenes at Hong Kong legislature over extradition law There have been chaotic scenes at Hong Kong's legislative assembly as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory's extraditi...
04:16, 05/11/2019

UK to suspend crowd control supplies to Hong Kong LONDON (AP) — Britain’s foreign secretary says the country will refrain from issuing export licenses for crowd control equipment to Hong Kong u...
17:32, 06/25/2019

2 more Hong Kong leaders apologize for extradition bill More Hong Kong leaders are apologizing for a controversial extradition bill that's sparked some of the largest demonstrations the Chinese territory h...
15:48, 06/19/2019

British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the continuing protests in Hong Kong, a former British colony, in a meeting at her office with China's v...
23:00, 06/17/2019

WeLab: A fintech experiment succeeds in Hong Kong Ex-Citibanker Simon Loong is playing a long game – he has assembled some powerful backers for his Hong Kong fintech and now, armed with a new virtual...
11:32, 06/28/2019

6 men, some with triad links, held over Hong Kong mob attack Hong Kong police have detained 6 men, some with links to triads, following a violent attack on pro-democracy protesters at a subway station that saw ...
08:48, 07/23/2019

Sound of Hong Kong's defiance reverberates in Beijing Beijing’s public support for Hong Kong leader likely hides private fury, but letting her go would be another humiliationThe most obvious casualty of ...
23:32, 06/17/2019

Protesters urge discussion of Hong Kong issues at G-20 Protesters In Hong Kong opposed to contentious extradition legislation are calling on leaders of the U.S., the EU and others to raise the issue with ...
06:32, 06/26/2019

Another Tesla may have spontaneously caught fire in Hong Kong Whether you’re a fan of Tesla or convinced that the company is destined to fail spectacularly, it’s impossible to deny that Tesla manufac...
02:48, 05/14/2019

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operati...
04:32, 06/18/2019

How China Can Recover Even If Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam Quits A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of peopl...
09:32, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader: Extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong’s leader has apologized for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated that it will not be revived during the c...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Pompeo meets Hong Kong pro-democracy leader U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists...
11:32, 05/17/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived dur...
12:48, 06/18/2019

UBS Hong Kong sponsor ban settles misconduct case After years of investigation, the Hong Kong SFC has come up with its verdict against UBS and three other banks for errant past IPOs. The fines are in...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Christian hymn becomes unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests HONG KONG — The Christian hymn “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord” has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong’s protests against an extradition bill t...
21:16, 06/18/2019

Britain says Hong Kong is a litmus test for China Britain urged an independent investigation into the violence against protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a bill that would allow people to be sent to ...
15:48, 06/25/2019

30 Years Later, Hong Kong Still Harbors the Spirit of Tiananmen The center of one of the densest metropolises in the world fell momentarily quiet Tuesday night, as well over a hundred thousand people gathered in H...
22:32, 06/04/2019

Hong Kong protesters apologize for disrupting lives HONG KONG (AP) — A small group of Hong Kong protesters have handed out flyers and bowed to passers-by to apologize for a demonstration that jammed th...
14:48, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong readies for more protests on handover anniversary HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of prot...
15:16, 06/30/2019

Hong Kong ex-JPMorgan princeling case gets personal A case by Hong Kong’s ICAC against an individual on bribery charges is another example of Asia-Pacific regulators targeting the person as well as the...
13:32, 05/20/2019

Hong Kong legislators brawl over contentious extradition law Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong's legislature on Saturday between pro-democracy lawmakers and those loyal to Beijing over an extradition law that wil...
07:32, 05/11/2019

China will not allow G20 to discuss Hong Kong, says foreign minister Foreign powers have no right to interfere in ‘internal affair’, says Zhang Jun, as Beijing also calls for trade compromise China has said it will not...
18:00, 06/24/2019

How house prices are linked to Hong Kong's protests One of the big things behind the protests in Hong Kong is the "terrible affordability" of housing in the city, which is upsetting young people and th...
13:48, 07/23/2019

Why aren't Hong Kong's protesters backing down? – podcast Millions of people have taken to the streets over the past three weeks in opposition to an extradition law. The Guardian correspondent Emma Graham-Ha...
07:32, 06/27/2019

'They will definitely take revenge': how China could respond to the Hong Kong protests Hong Kong has seen its biggest political crisis in decades, but Beijing cannot afford to let the dissent go unpunishedThe Communist Party has always ...
07:48, 06/30/2019

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extr...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong Upheaval Puts Beijing in a Bind Massive protests over an extradition bill present a serious challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping, already facing an economic slowdown and escala...
10:16, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain Anyone who loves the unique culture of Hong Kong can sympathize with the demonstrators who are protesting the latest step in a long process of Hong K...
00:16, 06/25/2019

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the n...
05:00, 06/07/2019

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversia...
16:32, 06/17/2019

A few Hong Kong protesters apologize for disrupting lives A small group of Hong Kong protesters has handed out flyers and bowed to passers-by to apologize for a demonstration that jammed the entrance of a go...
14:32, 06/25/2019

China Says Hong Kong Protests "Absolutely Intolerable" China reacted furiously on Monday to anti-government protesters vandalising the walls of its representative's office in Hong Kong and defacing the na...
16:48, 07/22/2019

Mob attacks demonstrators at Hong Kong train station Dozens were injured in Hong Kong early Monday after authorities said a mob of masked men used batons and bamboo rods to beat protesters at a train st...
18:48, 07/22/2019

Activists Call On G20 Leaders To Help "Liberate" Hong Kong More than a thousand protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G20 summit to raise the plight of...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Say 'Dead' Isn't Enough for Extradition Bill Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam came under pressure to pull a controversial bill to legalize extradition to China, after opponents criticized he...
16:16, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong Interbank Rates Hit Highest Since 2008 The rates at which Hong Kong’s banks lend to one another surged to levels last seen during the global financial crisis, but economists said seasonal ...
10:16, 06/13/2019

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing: source Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing, according to one source familiar with the matter...
09:48, 06/13/2019

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence ...
06:48, 06/12/2019

Backstory: Covering an unprecedented uprising in Hong Kong On the afternoon of July 1, before protesters in Hong Kong trashed the city's legislature and riot police countered with tear gas, there was a moment...
11:32, 07/05/2019

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing - Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong initial public offering, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2ICeJNR on Thursday, ...
09:16, 06/13/2019

| At UN, Hong Kong activist calls for more pressure on China Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice ...
14:16, 07/09/2019

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify the Hong Kong Protests Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow that would undermine confid...
03:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong protesters disperse one day after storming the legislature A day after angry protesters stormed and vandalized Hong Kong's legislature amid anger over a proposed extradition bill, the exterior of the bui...
05:16, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. The city's embattled leader, Car...
03:01, 07/02/2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and...
00:48, 07/02/2019

China warns UK over Hong Kong: 'No country has right to intervene' China has dismissed the UK's concerns over Hong Kong, warning "no country has the right to intervene" - and insisted the former British colony was no...
13:00, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests Scuffles broke out on Sunday between protesters and police officers in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong, one day after similar clashes at another protes...
12:48, 07/14/2019

China to Britain: Keep your 'colonial' hands off Hong Kong China told Britain to keep its hands off Hong Kong on Wednesday while London called for Beijing to honor the agreements made when the city was handed...
16:16, 07/04/2019

The Latest: Protesters against Hong Kong legislation gather HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy over Hong Kong’s extradition laws (all times local): 11 p.m. Protesters in Hong Kong opposed to ...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong protests: What graffiti in the parliament conveys On Monday night, Hong Kong protesters broke into their parliamentary building, occupying the main chamber of the Legislative Council and vandalizing ...
21:32, 07/02/2019

Alibaba Files Plans to List in Hong Kong Alibaba Group Holding has filed confidential paperwork for a Hong Kong listing, according to people familiar with the matter, kicking off a process t...
14:16, 06/13/2019

‘If All of Us Come Out, We Can Win.’ Hong Kong Protesters Call for Even Bigger March Hong Kong activists are calling for renewed protests with an even bigger turnout this weekend after police yesterday fired tear gas and rubber bullet...
12:16, 06/13/2019

Police and protesters clash in second Hong Kong town Standoff in Shatin over extradition bill comes one day after unrest in Sheung ShuiClashes erupted again between police and protesters in Hong Kong af...
16:00, 07/14/2019

The Latest: Analyst says pressure rising on Hong Kong’s Lam HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong extradition bill and protests (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A noted Hong Kong political analyst says the ...
10:48, 06/14/2019

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow Chi...
13:48, 06/14/2019

The Peacemaker at the Center of Hong Kong’s Turbulent Protests Roy Kwong, a 36-year-old legislator, has emerged as a hero for the city’s youth and a leading voice for moderation during the political crisis there....
13:48, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes...
09:16, 05/29/2019

Q&A: Why bill proposed in Hong Kong set off huge protests Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters Wednesday, delaying a debate over a legislative proposal that would allo...
12:32, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was havi...
17:16, 06/14/2019

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests agai...
19:00, 07/11/2019

| Goodbye Hong Kong: Uncertainty forces some to consider leaving Justin Chan, a 20-year-old student, is anxious, both about the future of his native Hong Kong and his role in it. So much so, that he's considering l...
05:48, 07/17/2019

Beijing Digs In on Hong Kong Extradition Bill China signaled no retreat from pursuing legislation to allow extradition from Hong Kong, despite massive weekend protests against the proposed law in...
15:16, 06/10/2019

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after wide...
11:16, 06/15/2019

| China tells US to stop trying to 'mess up' Hong Kong Beijing on Friday denounced what it called "violent interference" by US lawmakers critical of what they see as a worsening human rights environment i...
18:16, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation,...
04:32, 07/08/2019

The Latest: 1 arrested in Hong Kong legislature break-in Police say a 31-year-old man has been arrested for storming into Hong Kong’s legislature building in a July 1 break-in involving hundreds of proteste...
21:16, 07/03/2019

China interrupts Hong Kong pop star Denise Ho at UN Chinese diplomats repeatedly interrupted a Hong Kong pop star and activist as she accused Beijing of "preventing our democracy at all costs" in a spe...
05:00, 07/09/2019

| WATCH: Chaos as Hong Kong protesters take over parliament It started with an attempt Monday by hundreds of protesters to force a street vendor's trolley through the glass frontage of Hong Kong's parliament b...
22:32, 07/01/2019

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong, China will be able to work things out U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is sure China and Hong Kong will be able to work things out after mass protests against an extraditi...
20:32, 06/12/2019

| First charges against Hong Kong anti-government protester A Hong Kong street artist was charged with assaulting a police officer and criminal damage, the first prosecution against an anti-government proteste...
08:35, 07/06/2019

1 arrested after protesters damage Hong Kong legislature Police said they have arrested at least 13 people for Monday’s pro-democracy protests, including one man accused of storming into Hong Kong’s legisla...
21:16, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong protests challenge China with no end in sight What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed — and the role of the...
13:00, 07/16/2019

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to th...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong Police Vow Action Over Parliament Storming Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed governme...
00:16, 07/04/2019

Lam says Hong Kong bill is ‘dead’ but unclear if demand met Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the effort to amend a highly contentious extradition bill is dead, but it isn’t clear if the legislation is being wi...
09:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong police pepper spray protesters Police in Hong Kong use pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters who had seized highways early Monday.     ...
18:48, 07/01/2019

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland Chin...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised t...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Exclusive: President Trump Says Hong Kong Protesters Are Having A ‘Big Impact’ President Donald Trump called the protesters on the streets of Hong Kong “very effective,” but declined to voice support for their specif...
22:48, 06/18/2019

Beijing’s reaction to Hong Kong protests has been muted so far. Will that continue? After suppressing information about the protests earlier this week, China’s state-controlled media started reporting some details on Thursday, though...
15:32, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong is in danger. China’s promise of democracy was a lie | Anonymous The extradition bill would bulldoze our legal system and hurt our economy. As a former lawyer, I’m protesting to save themThe ninth of June 2019 was ...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong's leader 'sincerely sorry' after record-breaking protests Hong Kong's leader has issued a rare public apology in the wake of repeated record-breaking protests that called for the withdrawal of a controversia...
13:16, 06/18/2019

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the...
17:00, 06/13/2019

EU tells Hong Kong leader of its concerns at extradition plans The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong told Hong Kong's leader of its concerns on Friday over a proposed extradition law that could see...
10:16, 05/24/2019

Many in Hong Kong, fearful of China's grasp, flee to Taiwan For Hong Kong resident Yung Xiu Kwan, 67, a proposed extradition law that would allow people in the former British colony to be sent to mainland Chin...
15:16, 06/18/2019

'Sing Hallelujah to the Lord' an unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests The Christian hymn "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong's protests against an extradition bill that have dra...
15:16, 06/18/2019

Tiananmen Square massacre marked with Hong Kong vigil More than 100,000 gather for anniversary but many fear for future of commemorationMore than 100,000 people have gathered in Hong Kong for a candlelig...
09:16, 06/05/2019

China reiterates support for Hong Kong government on extradition law China's central government firmly supports the Hong Kong government in passing an extradition law allowing people to be sent to mainland China for tr...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Leader Makes Televised Apology After Protests Hong Kong’s embattled leader signaled that her government is unlikely to resurrect a proposed extradition law, which she suspended following mass pro...
18:32, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers meet with no-confidence vote set to fail HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong lawmakers are meeting for the first time in a week, after massive protests over an extradition bill that eventually was su...
09:32, 06/19/2019

A Digital Cat-and-Mouse Battle Between Police and Protesters in Hong Kong An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophisticatio...
15:16, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong authorities shut government offices due to protests Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extr...
08:16, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong restaurant owner strikes to support protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong restaurant owner Kelvin Chung has joined other small businesses in closing their doors to show solidarity with thousands o...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Government Shuts Offices Ahead of Rally Hong Kong’s government said it would close its central offices Friday after protest groups called for demonstrators to surround the complex, as tensi...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence ove...
21:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong traffic flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic restored in the heart of Hong Kong day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects ...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong marks handover to China with ceremony and protests HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong government has marked the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, as police faced off w...
04:48, 07/01/2019

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition continued to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China. International conce...
07:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong protests flare anew after demands unmet Several hundred mainly student protesters have gathered outside Hong Kong government offices, with some blocking traffic on a major thoroughfare and ...
10:16, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong activists mark Tiananmen anniversary Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have gathered to mark 30 years since China’s bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen...
16:00, 06/04/2019

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislat...
08:48, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Germany reviews its Hong Kong extradition accord HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The German government says it...
16:00, 06/12/2019

"Sing Hallelujah To The Lord" An Unlikely Anthem Of Hong Kong Protests The Christian hymn "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong's protests against an extradition bill that have dra...
12:32, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong Remembers Tiananmen Square Victims 30 Years On More than 180,000 people attended a Hong Kong vigil remembering victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre 30 years ago, organizers said, equaling the ...
09:00, 06/05/2019

The Latest: China backs Hong Kong’s handling of protests HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 4:45 p.m. China’s government says...
11:32, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen candlelight vigil Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are holding a candlelight vigil commemorating the Tiananmen protests and remembering the victims of the crackdow...
16:48, 06/04/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the special administrative region's government pushes for sweepin...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Valuations in China and Hong Kong look 'fairly decent': Investor Binay Chandgothia of Principal Global Investors says he would start looking to add exposure to stocks in Hong Kong and China as they sell off more. H...
09:32, 06/13/2019

Extradition law is 'final nail' in Hong Kong's coffin: activist A Hong Kong independence activist said on Tuesday that proposed amendments to the city's legal system that would allow captured fugitives to be sent ...
22:00, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing - source Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing, according to one source familiar with the matter...
09:16, 06/13/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong to commemorate June 4 protests HONG KONG (AP) — More than 2,000 people are marching in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ...
13:32, 05/26/2019

UK PM May says Hong Kong extradition must be in line with Sino-British declaration British Prime Minister Theresa May said extradition rules in Hong Kong had to respect the rights and freedoms set out in the 1984 Sino-British Joint...
15:48, 06/12/2019

Joshua Wong: Carrie Lam 'incapable' of leading Hong Kong Speaking to DW, activist Joshua Wong said the city's Chief Executive Lam must step down following orders to shoot at people protesting the extraditio...
12:48, 06/18/2019

The Latest: China supports Hong Kong extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. China says it supports ...
11:32, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong set for street march, mourns death of protester HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is bracing for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 mi...
09:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader signals extradition bill will go forward HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a mas...
06:16, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader Lam to meet media at 3 p.m. on Saturday: statement Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will meet the media at 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Saturday, a government statement said, amid reports the government will suspe...
08:32, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong media say controversial extradition bill may be suspended Hong Kong media reported on Saturday the city's government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread ange...
08:32, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong raises $1 billion in oversubscribed first green bond Hong Kong raised $1 billion from the sale of its first green bond on Wednesday, as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center fo...
17:32, 05/22/2019

This Hong Kong CEO from a billionaire family is reinventing hotels for millennials "When I look at Rosewood, I see myself as a target customer. So, that makes it quite easy to kind of craft the experiences, because I would be lookin...
13:32, 05/31/2019

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar commen...
02:00, 06/15/2019

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day afte...
11:32, 06/16/2019

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would re...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germa...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong protesters march demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding that the city's leader completely withdraw an extradition bill and step down. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has on...
13:16, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill Many Hong Kong residents were angered by a decision by the territory's leader to move ahead with an extradition bill despite a massive weekend protes...
15:32, 06/10/2019

Germany grants asylum to 2 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists BERLIN (AP) — Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory. In ...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying...
00:16, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong Suspends Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests Hong Kong’s leader suspended indefinitely an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial c...
14:16, 06/15/2019

China Says It Supports Suspension Of Hong Kong Extradition Bill China's government said on Saturday it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to Chi...
15:32, 06/15/2019

After Protests, Hong Kong Suspends Divisive Extradition Bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from h...
15:32, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Craves Autonomy as China Demands Loyalty Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
09:16, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam held a press conference saying her government would 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest pro...
10:16, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader suspends unpopular bill for now HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam ha...
09:48, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Is Set to Delay Extradition Bill Indefinitely Postponing the bill, which would allow extradition to mainland China, would be a remarkable reversal for the city’s leader, who had vowed to press on...
08:32, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong’s first female leader Carrie Lam is fighting for her political life, vulnerable to a public that never truly backed her and a leadership in...
17:48, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Chief Executive halts extradition bill After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill. ...
20:00, 06/15/2019

Protesters vow to keep marching in Hong Kong until extradition bill nixed Pro-democracy protesters plan to keep marching in Hong Kong to make sure, they say, that the government makes good on promises to nix a bill giving m...
20:32, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Activist Granted Asylum by Germany: 'I Had No Choice' Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, a sign of waning international confidence in the city’s political freedoms and ...
15:48, 05/22/2019

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the c...
00:32, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong’s Retreat Chips Away at Xi Jinping’s Iron Image The suspension of legislation to extradite suspects to China was the biggest political reversal of Xi Jinping’s years in power. Will it undermine his...
15:48, 06/16/2019

'Hong Kong' searches surge behind China's Great Firewall Chinese censors are working hard to erase or block news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms amid a surge in interest from ...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Sieren's China: Hong Kong is losing room to maneuver There is no doubt that Hong Kong belongs to China. But DW's Frank Sieren does not believe fugitives on the island should be extradited to the mainlan...
03:48, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong court: Denying same-sex spousal benefits unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples in a ruling ...
09:32, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activist...
22:48, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Adjust Tactics With Lessons From 2014 The Hong Kong demonstrations of the past week have been haunted by the ghosts of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, with protesters drawing lessons about ho...
21:48, 06/13/2019

Timeline: Unease grows in Hong Kong about eroding freedoms Steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have raised unease among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst ...
12:32, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The dem...
07:48, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam to speak at news conference The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 3 p.m. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam plans a news conference Tuesday afternoon following massive...
09:48, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam to address protesters in person Move follows concession in private that extradition bill at centre of protests is deadHong Kong’s embattled chief executive is expected to offer an a...
10:32, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Publicly Apologizes for Extradition Bill Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, said that she was personally responsible for introducing legislation that set off huge protest marches....
10:48, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Lawmakers Cancel Extradition-Law Debate for the Week The city’s legislature scrapped plans to debate a contentious extradition law through Friday, as opponents called for another mass demonstration to k...
18:32, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong protesters block major highway near parliament Protesters have gathered near Hong Kong’s main government complex, blocking most of a major city highway. Demonstrators insist that a controversial l...
07:16, 06/21/2019

Uncertainty looms as Hong Kong protests drag into a new week About 2,000 protesters gathered outside the Hong Kong legislature on Monday, demanding to speak directly to the city's top official Carrie Lam, ...
13:48, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong extradition law: protesters rally outside government offices Citywide shutdown expected on Wednesday as hundreds of businesses call for a boycottHundreds of demonstrators have rallied outside government offices...
01:48, 06/12/2019

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rig...
23:16, 05/22/2019

U.S. warns extradition law changes may jeopardize Hong Kong's special status The United States said on Monday it was gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to m...
01:16, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong Marchers Flood Streets Over Extradition Bill Protests rocked the city for a second Sunday despite the suspension of a controversial bill to expand the government’s extradition powers, prompting ...
21:00, 06/16/2019

China says Hong Kong matters purely an internal affair China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Hong Kong matters are purely a Chinese internal affair and China demands the United States stops interf...
09:48, 06/11/2019

Nikkei tick up in sympathy with Hong Kong, outlook cloudy Japanese share prices ticked up on Monday, erasing initial losses, after Hong Kong shares gained after Hong Kong's leader indefinitely delayed an unp...
05:00, 06/17/2019

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that wo...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong police face off with protesters while trying to clear streets Hong Kong police and protesters faced off early Monday as authorities began trying to clear the streets of a few hundred who remained near the city g...
07:48, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong's digital battle: tech that helped protesters now used against them Wary of being tracked and targeted like activists inside China, protesters are keeping a low profile onlineIn early June, Ivan Ip, 22, joined a publi...
10:48, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent d...
10:00, 06/14/2019

UK, Canada express concern over proposed Hong Kong extradition changes Britain and Canada said on Thursday it was vital that extradition arrangements in Hong Kong fully respect the region's high degree of autonomy from C...
16:32, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong Legislature Fast-Tracks Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s legislature will fast-track its consideration of a widely unpopular proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to China, as op...
22:00, 06/11/2019

The long road: Hong Kong's democratic struggles since 1997 On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will b...
13:32, 06/12/2019

Attackers beat Hong Kong autonomy protesters in subway Media in Hong Kong have released video footage showing masked assailants attacking commuters in a subway station. For a seventh weekend, thousands de...
03:48, 07/22/2019

UK's Hunt tells China to honor agreement over Hong Kong British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told China that it needed to honor and respect the agreement the countries had made over Hong Kong, as London a...
18:32, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong protesters back on streets after explosives discovery For the seventh weekend, tens of thousands of people are protesting and demanding more autonomy from China. Two more people have been arrested in con...
13:16, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Inquiry Into Police Violence Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demo...
10:16, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong’s ‘death fighters’: young protesters with nothing to lose Group who stormed legislative building defend their action as last resort after being ignored for yearsAs midnight approached on Monday, four protest...
16:32, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over controversial extradition bill A fight broke out between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers in Hong Kong's Legislative Council. The proposed law would permit extraditions to C...
12:16, 05/11/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson says he backs Hong Kong people 'every inch of the way' Boris Johnson, who could be Britain's prime minister by the end of the month, said he backed the people of Hong Kong every inch of the way and cautio...
14:48, 07/03/2019

‘We Are Risking Everything.’ Hong Kong’s Young Rebels Stake Everything on Their Struggle Law enforcement would inevitably arrive to evict the hundreds of young, black-shirted demonstrators who broke in and defiled the Hong Kong legislatur...
14:00, 07/05/2019

China criticizes Britain for 'shameless' comments on Hong Kong China on Wednesday denounced British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt as "shameless", saying it had made a diplomatic complaint to London after he warne...
14:48, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong police make 'largest seizure' of explosives Hong police have made the "largest seizure" of explosives on the eve of the latest protests of extradition bill allowing some extradition to mainland...
19:00, 07/20/2019

Hong Kong extradition law seen raising risks for U.S. interests: commission A proposed new extradition law in Hong Kong could extend China's "coercive reach" into the financial hub and create serious risks for U.S. national s...
12:32, 05/08/2019

Did Hong Kong Police Abuse Protesters? What Videos Show Tear-gassed, beaten and dragged. Experts in crowd control say the Hong Kong police used excessive force on protesters during a demonstration in June....
17:16, 06/30/2019

Hong Kong lawmaker: China may ramp pressure after violence A pro-democracy lawmaker who tried to stop Hong Kong protesters from breaking into the legislature says China will likely use the vandalizing of the ...
11:32, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong protesters continue past march’s end point Hong Kong protesters have pressed on past the designated end point for a march in which tens of thousands repeated demands for direct elections and a...
13:16, 07/21/2019

Government supporters rally in Hong Kong to seek end to violence Thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday for a pro-government rally to call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extraditio...
12:48, 07/20/2019

Former Hong Kong Exchange Official Arrested in Graft Probe Hong Kong’s anticorruption watchdog arrested a former high-ranking official at the city’s stock exchange for allegedly rigging the approval system fo...
19:16, 06/27/2019

Protesters and police clash in Hong Kong after peaceful march Police use pepper spray and truncheons after protest about cross-border tradersClashes broke out between police and protesters in Hong Kong on Saturd...
19:32, 07/13/2019

Tear gas fired as police and protesters clash in Hong Kong Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters - hours after a largely peaceful rally against a now-suspended extraditi...
20:32, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Egg China Office At End Of Massive Rally Masked protesters daubed the walls of China's office in Hong Kong with eggs and graffiti Sunday night following another massive rally, focusing anger...
18:00, 07/21/2019

Fresh Hong Kong Protests End in Chaotic Clashes With Police Protests demanding accountability for alleged police violence in Hong Kong descended into more chaotic clashes Sunday night as angry, black-clad demo...
18:00, 07/21/2019

China Hints at Use of Force in Hong Kong and Says U.S. Is Undermining Stability In a new defense strategy, Beijing warned against efforts to divide the country, citing protests in Hong Kong and support for independence for Taiwan...
08:32, 07/24/2019

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill...
20:00, 06/28/2019