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China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. Navy ships amid tensions

China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy ships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened....

China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. Navy ships amid tensions

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Despite unrest, Hong Kong has its role as bridge between China and world With mainland China’s economic rise, Hong Kong is no longer the undisputed center for business and finance in the region. But it still plays an indis...
03:00, 08/15/2019

If I protest in Hong Kong and travel to mainland China, will I be able to come home? In late May, two weeks before the first major anti-extradition bill march in Hong Kong, four high school friends and I took a day trip to the Chinese...
09:48, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong protesters target traders from mainland China Thousands of Hong Kongers once again took to the streets in protest, this time to vent out their anger at traders from mainland China who buy goods i...
22:00, 07/13/2019

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

China Accuses Trump Of "Gross Interference" Over Hong Kong China on Tuesday rebuked Donald Trump for "gross interference" in Hong Kong's affairs after the US president said protesters who stormed the city's l...
18:00, 07/02/2019

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

Opinion: Could China send the military to occupy Hong Kong? The people of semiautonomous Hong Kong are right to be concerned about China's government. The FAZ journalist Peter Sturm explores the mainland's pot...
23:48, 07/27/2019

Hong Kong protests: China holds exercises near border The exercises are likely meant to send a message from Beijing to pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, although analysts believe the Chinese governm...
15:00, 08/15/2019

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

| China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' Protesters in Hong Kong must not "play with fire" and mistake China's restraint for weakness, Beijing has warned, in its sharpest rebuke yet of the d...
14:32, 08/08/2019

Donald Trump Says It's Up To China To Deal With Hong Kong "Riots" U.S. President Donald Trump has described protests in Hong Kong as "riots" that China will have to deal with itself, signalling a hands-off approach ...
11:00, 08/02/2019

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

Top China envoy: US ‘fanning flames’ of Hong Kong protests China’s top diplomat is accusing the U.S. and other unidentified Western nations of “fanning the flames” of street protests in Hong Kong targeting Be...
05:32, 08/02/2019

China warns Canada to 'stop meddling' in Hong Kong China's Embassy in Ottawa told Canada to "stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs" after the North American country made a statement with the European Uni...
10:00, 08/19/2019

China waits out Hong Kong protests, but backlash looms China’s international image has suffered from its mass incarceration of members of its Uighur Muslim minority and aggressive moves in the foreign pol...
09:32, 08/10/2019

US hits back at China for targeting diplomat in Hong Kong State department condemns ‘dangerous’ reports identifying US envoy after supposed meeting with activistsOfficial Chinese media reports about a US dip...
05:00, 08/10/2019

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 Leader Says China Extradition Bill "Dead" Hong Kong's embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday announced a widely loathed China extradition law that has sparked unprecedented political unrest ...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong prepares for more protests on anniversary of handover to China A protest march has been called for Monday, the third in three weeks, this one on the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China on July ...
18:32, 06/30/2019

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

Rights under threat: how China is bringing Hong Kong to heel Beijing has chipped away at the city’s autonomy for 22 years – and protests reflect growing angerIn the 22 years since Hong Kong reverted to Chinese ...
17:32, 07/05/2019

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

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

China Will Not "Sit And Watch" If Hong Kong Protests Worsen, Says Envoy China will not "sit by and watch" and is ready to "quell the unrest swiftly" if the crisis in Hong Kong becomes "uncontrollable", China's ambassador ...
20:32, 08/15/2019

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

Going From Hong Kong to Mainland China? Your Phone Is Subject to Search The searches are raising concerns that Beijing is trying to identify travelers sympathetic to the territory’s protest movement and further control wh...
01:32, 08/16/2019

China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of U.K.’s Hong Kong Consulate The detention of a trade officer has raised fears that the police in mainland China are arresting people to dampen support for protests in Hong Kong....
22:16, 08/21/2019

China Says It Won't "Sit By" On Hong Kong, Donald Trump Expresses Concern China warned Thursday that it will not "sit by and watch" the unrest unfolding in Hong Kong, as US President Donald Trump expressed concern over the ...
03:32, 08/16/2019

'China is in uncharted territory with Hong Kong protests': Ai Weiwei Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has told DW that Beijing could "crush" Hong Kong protesters anytime. The two sides have reached a deadlock in the ...
17:00, 08/07/2019

Elderly in Hong Kong looking to China for affordable care in retirement After spending time with his 84-year-old mother in a senior care home in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, David Lee walked up to the supervisor...
08:00, 08/20/2019

China tells Britain to stop 'gesticulating' about Hong Kong 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...
13:16, 07/01/2019

China Condemns "Terrorist-Like Actions" Of Hong Kong Protesters China reacted furiously Wednesday to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at ...
22:32, 08/14/2019

A military crackdown in Hong Kong would backfire on China's economy The idea of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on the streets of Hong Kong seemed unthinkable just a few weeks ago. Now it is being considered a ...
07:00, 08/07/2019

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

China tells U.S. to remove 'black hands' from Hong Kong China said on Tuesday that U.S. officials were behind violent chaos in Hong Kong and warned against interference, following a series of protests in t...
13:00, 07/23/2019

China blames US for backing Hong Kong 'violent separatists' The US should stop sending the wrong signals to "violent" protesters in Hong Kong, China has warned. Washington has raised a travel warning as furthe...
15:32, 08/08/2019

Britain tells China to honor Hong Kong freedoms Britain told China to honor its commitments to protect freedoms in Hong Kong on Tuesday, after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of proteste...
18:00, 07/02/2019

China pressuring corporations to crack down on Hong Kong protesters A major airline company is investigating “rumors circulating online” that employees are drafting a letter supporting the Hong Kong protests as China ...
15:16, 08/20/2019

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

Trump urges China's Xi to meet Hong Kong protesters U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday urged Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet personally with the protesters in Hong Kong, saying it would lead ...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Protests Put Hong Kong on Collision Course with China’s Communist Party The grand political experiment to marry Beijing’s brand of authoritarianism with a bastion of civil liberties appears to be facing a moment of reckon...
03:32, 08/13/2019

Protests Escalate As Hong Kong Marks Handover To China Anti-government protesters tried to ram their way into Hong Kong's parliament Monday, battling police armed with pepper spray, as the territory marke...
12:00, 07/01/2019

'A cop said I was famous': China accuses foreigners in Hong Kong of being 'agents' Chinese state media and pro-Beijing lawmakers post images of westerners to stoke suspicions of ‘external forces’ Westerners living in Hong Kong are b...
12:16, 07/31/2019

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

China says Hong Kong protests 'near terrorism' as airport reopens China said Hong Kong's protest movement had reached "near terrorism" on Wednesday, after a night of ugly clashes at the city's airport where demonstr...
16:32, 08/14/2019

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

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest law to allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and business executives off Hong K...
18:00, 06/09/2019

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

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ex...
21:00, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong protests continue, expand to oppose China 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...
06:48, 07/17/2019

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

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 protests call for democracy, rally for China Pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrators have rallied in Hong Kong, highlighting the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
19:00, 08/17/2019

GOP senator calls for China boycott as Hong Kong rages Americans should boycott Chinese products in response to the intensifying political crisis in Hong Kong, a Republican lawmaker urged amid rumors Beij...
02:48, 08/14/2019

China Warns Hong Kong It Will Intervene if Situation Deteriorates A senior Chinese official in charge of Hong Kong affairs warned that Beijing would intervene if the local government proved unable to contain the vio...
19:00, 08/07/2019

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' Protesters in Hong Kong must not "play with fire" and mistake Beijing's restraint for weakness, China said on Tuesday in its sharpest rebuke yet of t...
13:32, 08/06/2019

China won’t turn Hong Kong’s protests into another Tiananmen Square. At least, not yet. Chinese President Xi Jinping and other high-ranking officials must wonder how long they’ll let Hong Kong’s young people continue to stand so defiantl...
10:03, 08/14/2019

Trump says China is sending troops to Hong Kong border Hong Kong descended further into chaos Tuesday as riot police clashed with protesters who had shut down the city’s airport for a second day and China...
04:16, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong protests approach border of mainland China Thousands protested in a mainland China border town Saturday against China traders, riding on the momentum of weeks of extradition bill protests in H...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Hong Kong youth vow to fight on as China gets tough on protest Democracy activists worry that Beijing’s hardline attitude will result in a vicious circle of violenceWhen hundreds of protesters stormed Hong Kong’s...
10:00, 07/07/2019

UK warns Hong Kong, China over anti-government protests Senior UK officials have said Hong Kong should not use protests as a "pretext for repression." The UK's foreign secretary said there would be "seriou...
04:16, 07/03/2019

China Vows to Punish Hong Kong Protesters Who Break the Law The Chinese government’s support for Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is “firm and steadfast,” a spokesman said, pledging to punish protesters wh...
16:00, 08/06/2019

| China slams Hong Kong airport protesters as 'terrorist-like' China reacted furiously to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong Kong'...
17:32, 08/14/2019

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

China accuses UK of supporting violent Hong Kong protests Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism" and reminded the former colonial power of Hong Kong's status. Fore...
10:32, 07/04/2019

US, China Exchange War Of Words Over Pro-Democracy Protests In Hong Kong The United States and China have stepped up an increasingly harsh war of words over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing seeks to push its...
20:00, 08/10/2019

China warns Hong Kong protesters of severe repercussions Demonstrators in Hong Kong should not underestimate China's "immense strength," a government official has warned. Unrest has reached new levels in re...
11:00, 08/06/2019

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

'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

West reluctant to criticize China over Hong Kong stance Clashes in Hong Kong have grown more violent and Beijing has ramped up its intimidation tactics as protests enter their 11th week. But so far, the We...
23:00, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage in China An unknown assailant stabbed Hong Kong actor Simon Yam on Saturday during a promotional event in mainland China but Yam's injuries were not life-thre...
15:16, 07/20/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over treaty with mainland China Lawmakers in Hong Kong pushed and shoved each other, requiring at least one to be carried off in a gurney, inside the island territory’s parlia...
23:16, 05/11/2019

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

China Says Hong Kong Protests Show "Signs Of Terrorism" China on Monday described unrest in Hong Kong as a sign of "terrorism emerging", as state media published a video of armoured personnel carriers purp...
00:00, 08/13/2019

Navy's State-Of-The-Art Frigate INS Tarkash Reaches Port In Spain INS Tarkash, a state-of-the-art stealth frigate of the Indian Navy equipped with a versatile range of weapons, arrived in Spain on Monday for a three...
21:00, 08/19/2019

UK's Hunt: we expect China to abide by the 1984 Hong Kong treaty Britain expects China to abide by a 1984 treaty which guarantees basic freedoms to the former British colony of Hong Kong for 50 years, Foreign Secre...
18:00, 07/02/2019

Protesters smash into Hong Kong Legislature on anniversary of handover to China Combative protesters in Hong Kong oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.  ...
18:48, 07/01/2019

Twitter, Facebook Ban China Accounts Over "State-Backed Ops" On Hong Kong Twitter and Facebook said Monday that they had taken action against China for using hundreds of fake accounts to sow political discord during the Hon...
04:00, 08/20/2019

China Accused Of Using Twitter, Facebook To Undermine Hong Kong Protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to und...
04:00, 08/20/2019

U.S. calls China 'thuggish regime' for singling out U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong A U.S. State Department spokeswoman on Thursday called China a "thuggish regime" for disclosing personal details and a photograph of a U.S. diplomat ...
23:00, 08/08/2019

UK's Hong Kong Mission Worker Detained In China Over Prostitution: Report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newsp...
14:48, 08/22/2019

China Hardens Line on Hong Kong Protests, Hinting It Could Intervene China’s government signaled its fraying patience with protesters in Hong Kong after they stormed the city’s legislature, calling the violent turn a d...
01:16, 07/03/2019

China's Military Warns Hong Kong Protestors With Propaganda Video China's military has released a slick propaganda video showing a drill of armed troops quelling a protest in Hong Kong, as its commander for the city...
17:32, 08/01/2019

Foreign Agents and Terrorists: How China Is Framing Hong Kong’s Protests For more than two months, antigovernment protests have gripped Hong Kong, with anger rising over China’s growing influence. Here are tactics the Chin...
05:00, 08/20/2019

UK summons China ambassador after he slams 'colonial' attitude to Hong Kong A diplomatic spat between the UK and China deepened Wednesday after London summoned the Chinese ambassador over what it said were "unacceptable and i...
06:48, 07/04/2019

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public ...
15:16, 06/09/2019

China state media runs footage of Hong Kong protests Chinese state media has run footage of police in Hong Kong clearing protesters from the streets in a break with its silence over the past several day...
07:00, 07/02/2019

China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests China redoubled its support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday after days of protests against a planned extradition bill, and a source close t...
23:00, 06/17/2019

China's top paper warns 'turbulence' could hurt Hong Kong's economy Confrontations and outbreaks of lawlessness in Hong Kong could damage its reputation as an international business hub and seriously hurt its economy,...
08:48, 07/03/2019

The man taking on Hong Kong from deep inside China's propaganda machine The editor of one of China's most outspoken state media outlets has doubled down on accusations that the United States is instigating a revolution in...
12:00, 08/17/2019

China Urges U.S. to Remove ‘Black Hand’ From Hong Kong Protests China said the U.S. should remove its “black hand” from Hong Kong’s protests, in some of its most pointed criticism yet against wha...
12:48, 07/24/2019

China's Army Signals It Will Keep Hong Kong-Based Troops In Barrack The Chinese military commander responsible for Hong Kong has assured a Pentagon official that Chinese troops will not interfere in the city's affairs...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Twitter is displaying China-made ads attacking Hong Kong protesters Twitter is finding itself at the heart of a heated political battle. Pinboard and other users have observed Twitter running ads from China's st...
08:00, 08/19/2019

China says Hong Kong does not need meddling by 'black hand' Western forces Hong Kong does not need meddling by "black hand" Western forces who are trying to destroy its stability, the Chinese government's top diplomat said o...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Twitter discloses China-backed interference in Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc said on Monday nearly a 1,000 accounts originating from China were "deliberately and specifically attempting to sow political discord in ...
22:00, 08/19/2019

China hints at military options to quell Hong Kong protests China’s defense spokesman called the protests’ challenge to China’s rule over Hong Kong “intolerable,” and noted that the People’s Liberation Army ga...
12:00, 07/24/2019

China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle. Beijing wants global companies to back its power over the city, even as their workers join protests calling for greater say in the fate of their home...
20:32, 08/18/2019

'We have the voice': More than 150,000 Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters estimated by police to number more than 150,000 marched through Hong Kong on Sunday in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a local ...
14:48, 06/09/2019

Facebook and Twitter: It Sure Looks Like China's Spreading Bullshit About Hong Kong Protesters Social media giants Facebook and Twitter this week disclosed their responses to what they characterized as coordinated disinformation campaigns origi...
00:32, 08/20/2019

'Free Hong Kong' : Protesters pressure China ahead of G-20 summit About 10,000 people in Hong Kong protested Wednesday to urge this week's G-20 summit to take up what they say is an urgent need for increased de...
23:16, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong protesters smash up legislature in direct challenge to China Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters stormed the legislature on the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to China on Monday, destroying pictures and dau...
17:16, 07/01/2019

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition l...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protest: China says violent demonstrations 'totally intolerable' Beijing’s liaison office says storming of parliament is ‘an extreme challenge’ to the rule of lawThe Chinese government has issued a strong condemnat...
09:16, 07/02/2019

China Intervention Not Needed: Hong Kong Police On Pro-Democracy Protests Hong Kong's police are confident they have the resources to continue battling pro-democracy protesters, even if violence escalates further, pouring c...
13:00, 08/16/2019

China Condemns Hong Kong Protests As "Undisguised Challenge" To Its Rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after poli...
18:00, 07/02/2019

China accuses Hong Kong protesters of committing 'evil acts' The Chinese government has accused pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong of committing "evil and criminal acts" that have seriously damaged the semi-...
11:48, 07/29/2019

Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Lam stabbed at event in China BEIJING — Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam has been stabbed while attending an event in southern China. Police say his injuries are not life-threate...
10:16, 07/20/2019

"Those Who Play With Fire Perish By It": China Warns Hong Kong Protesters Protesters in Hong Kong must not "play with fire" and mistake Beijing's restraint for weakness, China said on Tuesday in its sharpest rebuke yet of t...
21:32, 08/06/2019

Trump suggests 'personal meeting' with China's Xi on Hong Kong protests President Trump in a tweet Wednesday evening suggested a “personal meeting” with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid tensions in Hong Kong and fears th...
08:32, 08/15/2019

| Hong Kong braces for mass rally on China handover anniversary Hong Kong braced for another mass rally Monday as the city marks the anniversary of its handover to China, with attendance at an annual pro-democracy...
00:32, 07/01/2019

A shared train station symbolizes Hong Kong's fears about China A train station in the heart of Hong Kong could soon become a symbol of Hong Kongers' worst fears about China, after the detention of a UK consulate ...
09:48, 08/22/2019

Downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', as China slaps warning on Cathay Hong Kong's protests are hitting its economy, the city's leader Carrie Lam said on Friday, echoing warnings from business leaders including powerful ...
01:00, 08/10/2019

UK "Concerned" By Reports Hong Kong Consulate Employee Detained In China Britain's Foreign Office said Tuesday it was "extremely concerned" by reports that a Hong Kong consulate employee had been detained by mainland Chine...
18:16, 08/20/2019

Hong Kong braces for new mass protests against planned extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people...
15:16, 06/11/2019

China backs Hong Kong, calls for swift punishment for rioters After eight weeks of protests in Hong Kong, the Chinese government made a rare statement Monday to support leaders and police on the island territory...
16:16, 07/29/2019

China Backs Hong Kong Chief and Police Crackdown on Protesters China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs used a rare news conference to endorse the territory’s leader and the police’s handling of increasingly viol...
11:16, 07/30/2019

China accuses Britain of intervening in its 'internal affairs' in Hong Kong The diplomatic spat between China and the United Kingdom spilled into the open this week, after Beijing criticized the British government for "gross ...
12:48, 07/04/2019

U.S. 'deeply concerned' by reports of China paramilitary movement near Hong Kong The United States is "deeply concerned" about Chinese paramilitary movement along the Hong Kong border, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on W...
20:32, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong Celebrities Who Support Protests Pay a Heavy Price From China For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low t...
17:00, 07/05/2019

China likens protesters to 'terrorists', Hong Kong airport reopens China's Hong Kong Liaison office said on Wednesday that anti government protesters were no different to "terrorists", as U.S. President Donald Trump ...
12:32, 08/14/2019

‘Hong Kong Thing’ Is ‘Very Tough,’ but Trump Doesn’t Criticize China Critics and allies said President Trump’s relative disinterest in human rights and focus on economics have kept him from taking sides between China a...
02:48, 08/14/2019

A Worker from the British Consulate in Hong Kong Has Been Detained in China, Reports Say Mainland Chinese authorities have confirmed that they are holding a 28-year-old Hong Kong citizen who works at the British consulate in Hong Kong, ac...
14:16, 08/21/2019

Hong Kong protesters march near border to target traders from China Several thousand Hong Kong people marched on Saturday to protest against mainland Chinese traders in a border town, tapping into sentiment behind hug...
12:32, 07/13/2019

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
23:48, 06/13/2019

China tells UK to back off after minister's call for Hong Kong probe Beijing on Saturday told the United Kingdom to stay out of China's internal affairs after Britain's foreign minister called for an independent invest...
22:00, 08/10/2019

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban o...
20:16, 05/22/2019

China condemns violent behavior in Hong Kong, supports government China's foreign ministry said on Thursday the central government strongly condemns the violent behavior of protesters in Hong Kong and supports the g...
10:16, 06/13/2019

China Backs Hong Kong Officials, but Leaves Protests for Them to Solve Officials in Beijing defended the Hong Kong government but failed to address demonstrators’ demands for more police accountability and greater democr...
17:16, 07/29/2019

China slams UK over Hong Kong comments and warns against interfering in unrest China has launched a stinging attack on Britain for interfering in Hong Kong and said the Government has made "inappropriate remarks" on the country'...
21:48, 07/03/2019

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Activist Hong Kong singer faces down China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, pitting her star power against its ...
03:48, 07/09/2019

Protesters Shut Down Hong Kong Airport; China Warns Of "Terrorism" Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong's international airport Monday, defying an intensifying police crackdown as China issued ominous warnings...
10:00, 08/13/2019

China calls on U.S. politicians to stop colluding with Hong Kong separatists The Chinese foreign ministry's commissioner in Hong Kong said on Tuesday the city belongs to China and that it will firmly respond to any action that...
13:32, 08/06/2019

China calls for Hong Kong to swiftly punish ‘radical’ protesters Beijing offers full support to region’s leader in rare remarks from government officeChina has offered its full support to Hong Kong’s embattled lead...
19:16, 07/29/2019

China foreign ministry says Hong Kong affairs an internal matter China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to ...
15:32, 06/15/2019

Protests escalate as Hong Kong marks anniversary of handover to China Combative protesters and marchers oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.  ...
11:16, 07/01/2019

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s govern...
20:32, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong police, protesters clash on anniversary of handover to China The group of mostly young protesters had planned to disrupt a ceremony marking the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from the British to the C...
11:48, 07/01/2019

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that wo...
03:16, 06/09/2019

US Calls China "Thuggish Regime" For Singling Out Diplomat In Hong Kong A U.S. State Department spokeswoman on Thursday called China a "thuggish regime" for disclosing the photographs and personal details of a U.S. diplom...
08:00, 08/09/2019

Hong Kong protests fortify Taiwan, and the West, against China's expansion Mass protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s attempt to encroach on Hong Kong’s judicial system have fortified neighboring Taiwan and other U...
14:32, 06/26/2019

UK: Hong Kong staff member missing after visiting China's Shenzhen A Hong Kong British consulate employee remains missing after a trip to mainland China, according to Britain’s Foreign Office. It says it’s "extremely...
11:32, 08/20/2019

Twitter accuses China of anti-Hong Kong protest campaign China sowed political discord and undermined the protest movement in Hong Kong on Twitter, the company has said. The social media platform notified F...
11:32, 08/20/2019

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests 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...
23:48, 06/12/2019

China's Paramilitary Police Flex Muscles Opposite Hong Kong In recent days, thousands of young paramilitary recruits have moved into a sports stadium in a residential district of this southern Chinese border c...
19:00, 08/15/2019

China state media blames Hong Kong protests on 'lawlessness' Protests in Hong Kong over planned new extradition laws with China are "hammering" the city's reputation, with outbreaks of "lawlessness" undermining...
08:16, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong protests: envoy says China has 'power to quell unrest' China’s ambassador to UK also accuses British politicians of ‘colonial mindset’China has issued its most pointed threat yet to pro-democracy proteste...
18:32, 08/15/2019

| US navy says received distress calls from two ships in Gulf of Oman The US Fifth Fleet has said that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of ...
23:00, 06/13/2019

US Navy Receives Distress Calls From 2 Ships In Gulf Of Oman The US Fifth Fleet said on Thursday that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the ...
10:32, 06/13/2019

Royal Navy to protect British ships from Iran attack The Royal Navy has been tasked with accompanying British-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz to protect them from Iranian attack, Sky News has...
17:16, 07/25/2019

Hong Kong braces for huge rally as China condemns US 'gross interference' More than 100,000 people are expected to hold rally after police denied permission for marchHong Kong is bracing for a fresh rally by more than 100,0...
09:32, 08/18/2019

China condemns violent Hong Kong protests as 'undisguised challenge' to its rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after poli...
18:00, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong protests: China releases dramatic army propaganda video Chinese military garrison chief in Hong Kong says army is determined to protect China’s sovereignty, stoking fears of interventionChina has released ...
13:32, 08/01/2019

Hong Kong: tens of thousands protest as China condemns US 'gross interference' More than 100,000 people are expected to join rally after police denied permission for marchHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyTens of th...
11:00, 08/18/2019

Fashion firms apologise for implying Taiwan and Hong Kong separate from China Coach and Givenchy among brands criticised on Chinese social media as Hong Kong protests fan nationalism A number of global brands have apologised to...
03:00, 08/13/2019

Thousands gather in Hong Kong for China's lone Tiananmen Square memorial Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong on Tuesday for the lone memorial in China commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Squar...
09:00, 06/05/2019

| Hong Kong grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe Hong Kong grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a cr...
22:48, 07/02/2019

China's envoy to Britain laments 'Cold War mentality' over Hong Kong protests China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kon...
16:32, 07/07/2019

Hong Kong’s Last British Governor Says China Sending in Troops Would Be ‘Appalling Error’ Mass demonstrations have pushed the Chinese-ruled territory of Hong Kong into its most serious crisis in decades. The international airport has been ...
20:48, 08/13/2019

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in H...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Violence rocks Hong Kong protests while China, U.S. clash over extradition bill The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.   ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after more than half a million people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ex...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest Hong Kong protest against China Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday to rally against the Beijing government.  ...
06:32, 08/19/2019

Telegram founder claims China disrupted the app to sabotage Hong Kong protesters As Hong Kong battles against the proposed extradition bill that would China more power over the autonomous territory, protesters in the city are said...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong protests play into China fears, upend stock markets Wall Street’s summertime slump continued as dramatic protests in Hong Kong dimmed hopes that the US will come to a trading truce with China. The Dow ...
09:00, 08/13/2019

China says Hong Kong protesters' storming of government building 'totally intolerable' China has issued a scathing condemnation of Honk Kong protesters who stormed the Hong Kong’s legislature on Monday, saying the acts “trample on the r...
18:16, 07/02/2019

China Calls Hong Kong Protesters Who Stormed Legislature ‘Extreme Radicals’ The remarks were a stern warning after weeks of demonstrations in Hong Kong against a contentious bill that would allow extraditions to mainland Chin...
16:32, 07/02/2019

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bri...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong airport grinds to halt as China likens protests to terrorism Hong Kong's airport canceled all flights on Monday, blaming demonstrators for the disruptions, while China said the anti-government protests that hav...
16:01, 08/12/2019

'Vile threats': China’s military warns Hong Kong protesters of 'consequences' China’s attempt to stamp out pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong is taking an ominous turn, with local military officials raising the specter of a br...
16:32, 08/02/2019

Trump tells China to address Hong Kong protests before talking trade Donald Trump has suggested China resolve ongoing tension with Hong Kong before hashing out a trade deal with the US. The remarks follow his decision ...
15:00, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong crisis deepens as China extradition bill moves forward Society organizations, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radica...
14:48, 06/11/2019

Phone Checks at Hong Kong’s Border Worry Travelers to Mainland China The searches are raising concerns that Beijing is trying to identify travelers sympathetic to the territory’s protest movement and further control wh...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
19:00, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.  ...
14:48, 06/10/2019

China scolds Britain over Hong Kong, warns Johnson over future ties China scolded Britain on Wednesday for interfering in Hong Kong and warned the main contender vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May that there ...
18:32, 07/03/2019

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would indefinitely delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferr...
12:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow...
12:16, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited t...
16:00, 06/15/2019

China Allows Hong Kong Protest Images to Circulate, Fanning Public Anger China allowed images of Hong Kong’s antigovernment protests to spread on social media, a change in tack that appears aimed at fanning public anger, a...
15:00, 07/22/2019

China state media criticize foreign 'hypocrisy' over Hong Kong after climbdown Foreign "meddling" in the affairs of Hong Kong is hypocritical and "ill-intentioned", and Beijing will continue to back embattled chief executive Car...
04:00, 06/17/2019

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law to allow extraditions to China, and opponents of the bill said they would ...
18:48, 06/14/2019

Trump implies trade deal with China can wait for Hong Kong resolution Trump has previously said little about the protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, except to make it clear he believes that Hong Kong and China...
12:32, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong: flights resume at airport as China condemns 'near-terrorist acts' Beijing steps up war of words and airport obtains injunction against protesters to prevent further disruption of flightsFlights have resumed in and o...
07:48, 08/14/2019

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protec...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong facing worst crisis since handover: senior China official Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office s...
17:32, 08/07/2019

U.S. senator warns China on Hong Kong trade status if it intervenes in protests A prominent U.S. senator warned China on Tuesday Hong Kong could lose its special U.S. trade status if Beijing intervenes directly to crack down on i...
09:33, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong protesters offer apologies, China doubles down after airport clash China said on Wednesday Hong Kong's protest movement had reached "near terrorism", as more street clashes followed ugly scenes a day earlier at the a...
20:00, 08/14/2019

Cathay Pacific, Icon of Hong Kong’s Rise, Now Reflects China’s Grip The airline agreed to bar employees who support or join protests from working on flights to mainland China, though it didn’t say how they would be id...
20:03, 08/11/2019

Hong Kong protests: Head of China's military garrison condemns violence The commander of the Chinese military garrison in Hong Kong has addressed the city's ongoing protest movement for the first time, warning that violen...
21:32, 08/01/2019

Satellite photos appear to show China's paramilitary vehicles near Hong Kong Satellite photos show armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China's paramilitary People's Armed Police near Hong K...
19:32, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the...
08:32, 06/09/2019

U.S. 'deeply concerned' by reports of China paramilitary movement along Hong Kong border The United States is deeply concerned about Chinese paramilitary movement along the Hong Kong border, a U.S. State Department spokesperson said on We...
20:00, 08/14/2019

Trump says China should treat Hong Kong 'humanely' before trade deal can be agreed President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China wants to make a trade deal but it should treat Hong Kong "humanely" first, explicitly tying a tra...
05:01, 08/15/2019

China warns it could quell Hong Kong protesters; Trump urges Xi to meet them Hong Kong braced for more mass protests over the weekend, even as China warned it could use its power to quell demonstrations and U.S. President Dona...
07:32, 08/16/2019

China's State Council calls for Shenzhen integration with Hong Kong, Macau China's State Council has called for greater development of the southern city of Shenzhen and the integration of its culture and economy with neighbo...
09:32, 08/19/2019

China's arrest of Hong Kong man puts spotlight on shared rail station A train station in the heart of Hong Kong could soon become a symbol of Hong Kongers' worst fears about China, after the detention of a UK consulate ...
13:48, 08/22/2019

"All The Forces": China's Global Social Media Push In Hong Kong Protests While little news or video footage of the Hong Kong protests made its way into mainland China in the early weeks, the subject now dominates the news ...
14:48, 08/22/2019

Employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission held in China over prostitution: report An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, the state-backed Global Times newspaper...
13:48, 08/22/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against proposed law allowing extraditions to mainland China Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the local government scrap a plan that would allow extraditions to mainl...
09:32, 04/29/2019

China lashes out at Taiwan for offering asylum to Hong Kong democracy protesters Taiwan lacks a formal legal mechanism for assessing and granting asylum requests, although it has granted residency to several vocal opponents of the...
13:32, 08/19/2019

Hong Kong protesters appeal to world leaders as China tries to smother debate Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of t...
03:48, 06/27/2019

Chinese K-Pop Stars Voice Support for Beijing’s One-China Policy on Hong Kong (HONG KONG) — At least eight pop stars from mainland China and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijin...
22:00, 08/19/2019

Twitter suspends accounts as it accuses China of coordinating against Hong Kong protesters Twitter said Monday it was suspending nearly a thousand Chinese accounts and banning advertising from state-owned media companies, citing a “signific...
22:00, 08/19/2019

Employee at Britain's Hong Kong mission detained in China over prostitution: report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newsp...
13:16, 08/22/2019

‘We have no other choice’: as China erodes democracy Hong Kong citizens prepare to leave The extradition bill, exorbitant house prices and high cost of living are driving a rise in emigrationElisa Wong had always thought she would move aw...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Twitter removes nearly 1,000 accounts tied to China's campaign against Hong Kong protesters Company also suspends thousands of accounts as it reports ‘state-backed information operation’Twitter has removed nearly 1,000 accounts and suspended...
21:32, 08/19/2019

Hong Kong braces for huge protests on anniversary of China handover – live Anti-Beijing protesters block key streets as key date marking 1997 transition coincides with anger about controversial extradition lawFull story: Ant...
03:16, 07/01/2019

Donald Trump: Hong Kong crackdown would hurt China trade deal The US president has said that he'd "like to see Hong Kong worked out in a very humanitarian fashion." Trump warned that a Tiananmen Square-style cra...
13:32, 08/19/2019

Wealth managers head to Singapore as China concerns dim Hong Kong's lure Some foreign wealth managers are scrapping plans to open offices in Hong Kong in favor of Singapore, as the rich begin to move funds from the Chinese...
13:32, 06/28/2019

Protesters, police clash on 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China Anti-extradition protesters police clashed with police Monday in downtown Hong Kong on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's return to ...
12:16, 07/01/2019

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook together suspended hundreds of accounts that were tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign that targeted pro-democracy proteste...
01:32, 08/20/2019

Twitter and Facebook take first actions against China for using fake accounts to sow discord in Hong Kong The social media giants said they were taking action against what Twitter called a "significant state-backed information operation" related to the pr...
01:32, 08/20/2019

Catfish, rice, Navy ships: Cochran spending leaves legacy JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran was a master of the federal budget process, quietly shrugging off criticism about pork-barrel spe...
17:48, 06/01/2019

UK's Royal Navy might not have the ships required to safeguard Strait of Hormuz from Iran The United Kingdom is planning an ambitious joint operation with European partners to help secure shipping through the strategically crucial Strait o...
01:32, 07/25/2019

UK will not escort all its ships near Iran, does not want to escalate tensions -source Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Roy...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Outrage in Hong Kong as Extradition Plan Exposes Deep Fears of China’s Rule Petitions have drawn support from lawyers, teachers and even anime fans. Groups say the plan could hurt Hong Kong’s reputation as an international bu...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong protesters run riot in legislature, smashing paintings, doors in challenge to China Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters stormed the legislature on the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to China on Monday, destroying pictures and dau...
16:00, 07/01/2019

Police fire tear gas at protests in small town in Hong Kong near border with China Hong Kong police fired tear gas and made arrests during an unauthorized demonstration of about 10,000, some of whom were injured, in a small town on ...
20:48, 07/27/2019

UK Foreign Office 'extremely concerned' for Hong Kong staffer reportedly detained in China The United Kingdom Foreign Office is "extremely concerned" by reports that a British Consulate staff member in Hong Kong has been detained in mainlan...
09:32, 08/20/2019

Amazon faces online backlash in China for T-shirts with Hong Kong democracy slogans Chinese social media users directed their fury at online retailer Amazon.com on Thursday, after discovering T-shirts on its website sporting slogans ...
12:32, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to ...
10:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong British consulate employee detained in China; officials 'extremely concerned' British officials are “extremely concerned” after a consulate employee in Hong Kong disappeared several days ago after making a business trip to main...
01:16, 08/21/2019

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of running disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook have suspended numerous accounts that are believed to be tied to a state-backed information campaign originating from inside Chi...
21:00, 08/19/2019

China orders Cathay Pacific to suspend staff backing Hong Kong protests China's aviation regulator on Friday demanded Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways suspend personnel who have engaged in illegal protests i...
16:32, 08/09/2019

State Dept. 'deeply concerned' by China threats as unrest in Hong Kong grows Bipartisan U.S. concern over the discord in Hong Kong is growing, as the State Department on Wednesday issued a travel warning for the region and exp...
05:01, 08/15/2019

Proposed extradition bill could get Hong Kong entangled in the US-China tussle, research firm says Hong Kong runs the risk of losing its special customs status with the U.S. if its autonomy is seen to be eroded with the contentious extradition bill...
11:32, 06/14/2019

Asia falls after Trump announces more tariffs on China; Hong Kong, Japan drop more than 2% Asia stocks dropped on Friday after a surprise tariff announcement from the United States overnight escalated trade tensions between Washington and B...
13:00, 08/02/2019

Thousands protest in Hong Kong, China media warns Beijing will not let situation continue Thousands of protesters took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday, a day after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police, and as Chin...
10:00, 08/04/2019

Cathay Pacific C.E.O.’s Resignation Shows China’s Looming Power Over Hong Kong Unrest The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s influence over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainl...
06:00, 08/17/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong protesters seize roads and tunnel in defiance of China warnings Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong erected barricades in a popular shopping district and blocked a major tunnel, defying increasingly stern warn...
16:32, 08/03/2019

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces China extradition bill is suspended Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced at a press conference on Saturday afternoon that a contentious bill to allow extraditions to mainland ...
12:48, 06/15/2019

Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to u...
10:32, 08/20/2019

U.K. Government ‘Extremely Concerned’ by Reports of China Detaining Hong Kong Consulate Employee (Bloomberg) — The U.K. said it was “extremely concerned” by reports that a Hong Kong consulate worker was detained during a recent ...
02:16, 08/21/2019

China extradition bill debate postponed as protesters swarm Hong Kong streets Hong Kong lawmakers have postponed a debate over a controversial bill that would allow fugitives to be extradited to China after protesters blocked r...
07:48, 06/12/2019

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China has made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-r...
16:16, 05/25/2019

Nike pulls line of shoes from China after designer supports Hong Kong protesters Nike has canceled the sale of a new line of shoes in China after its designer posted an image online supporting mass protests in Hong Kong against an...
18:32, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a day after t...
00:00, 06/11/2019

China’s Government Shows Support for Hong Kong Police and Leader as Protests Continue “Hong Kong cannot afford to have instability,” a government official said, adding if the unrest continues, “the entire Hong Kong society will suffer....
09:48, 07/29/2019

China, Hong Kong homebuyers play cross-border musical chairs in Bay Area An ambitious plan to transform the industrial towns of China's Pearl River Delta into a modern economic zone powered by new technology ventures has t...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong International Airport cancels all flights, China compares protest to 'terrorism' Hong Kong International Airport canceled all flights Monday after a swarm of pro-democracy demonstrators occupied the main terminal, prompting a fier...
12:00, 08/13/2019

I felt the fear of abduction by China in Hong Kong. Appeasing Bejing has to stop | Ma Jian People in the territory have shown huge courage. G20 leaders must do the sameWhen I moved to Hong Kong in 1987, after my books had been permanently b...
16:16, 06/28/2019

China accuses UK of 'basking in the faded glory of British colonialism' after Hong Kong criticism China’s foreign ministry lashed back Wednesday at criticism by Britain’s foreign secretary on the recent protests in Hong Kong, saying the region’s f...
20:00, 07/03/2019

US calls China ‘thuggish regime’ for targeting American diplomat who met Hong Kong protesters State department angered by Beijing’s apparent release of personal information about diplomat’s familyA US official has described China as a “thuggis...
04:32, 08/09/2019

Crowds demand Hong Kong's top official quit after only pausing on China extradition plan Hong Kong protesters took to the streets Sunday to demand the city's top official resign a day after she suspended — but did not withdraw —conte...
15:16, 06/16/2019

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' as demonstrators 'prepared to die for the movement' Two-months of growing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong that have become increasingly violent have drawn a stark warning from China on Tuesday, whi...
18:32, 08/06/2019

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill 'is dead' but still refuses to formally withdraw it Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said that a controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, ...
05:00, 07/09/2019

Trump says China ‘moving troops’ to Hong Kong border as police clash with protesters President Trump said Tuesday that he's learned the Chinese government is sending its military to the Hong Kong border amid mounting clashes between r...
21:50, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong protests will be 'settled or crushed' ahead of China national celebrations, analyst says The way China responds to the situation in Hong Kong will be crucial in determining how markets and U.S.-China trade talks will be affected, said Dav...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Twitter and Facebook suspend accounts as they accuse China of coordinating against Hong Kong protesters Twitter said Monday it was suspending nearly a thousand Chinese accounts and banning advertising from state-owned media companies, citing a “signific...
23:32, 08/19/2019

Hong Kong protesters storm parliament and hang old UK colonial flag in defiance of China PROTESTERS angered over China’s increasing attempts to overrule Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms have hung the UK’s former colonial flag in the territ...
11:00, 07/02/2019

Royal Navy to escort British ships through Strait of Hormuz after tanker seizure The British government announced Wednesday that the Royal Navy will provide escort for British-flagged ships traveling through the Strait of Hormuz a...
23:48, 07/25/2019

Cyclone Fani Live Updates: Navy Prepares Ships, Aircraft For Assistance With cyclone Fani having intensified into a severe cyclonic storm, the Indian Navy today said it has started preparations to provide assistance in ca...
04:32, 04/30/2019

Navy Deploys 3 Ships For Rescue Operations Ahead Of Cyclone Fani Landfall As Cyclone Fani is due to make landfall on Friday, the Indian Navy has deployed three naval ships so that it can launch rescue operation after the cy...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Eliot Engel, Michael McCaul condemn China threats as unrest in Hong Kong grows Bipartisan U.S. concern over the discord in Hong Kong is growing, as the State Department on Wednesday issued a travel warning for the region. The bi...
19:32, 08/14/2019

China delivers its most explicit threat to use military force in Hong Kong if protests get bigger and more violent REUTERS/Damir Sagolj Senior Chinese officials on Wednesday offered stern warnings to Hong Kong about China's ability to step in to handle protests t...
14:32, 08/08/2019

After Twitter and Facebook blame China for Hong Kong disinformation, government defends its right to online speech China pushed back against claims by Twitter and Facebook that the government had run disinformation operations aimed at the Hong Kong protests. The c...
23:16, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to und...
22:00, 08/19/2019

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill is ‘dead,’ but stops short of full withdrawal Carrie Lam conceded that her government’s work on the legislation was a “complete failure,” and dismissed fears that the legislature would take up th...
09:00, 07/09/2019

China warns Canada to ‘stop its wrongdoing’ over Meng Wanzhou arrest, Hong Kong comments China issued a stern warning over the detention of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou and comments about Hong Kong, stating that Canada should “stop its wrongdo...
23:48, 08/21/2019

Facebook, Twitter remove China-linked accounts for spreading disinformation on Hong Kong protests Facebook and Twitter recently removed accounts that originated out of China. The accounts reportedly spread disinformation about Hong Kong protesters...
16:16, 08/20/2019

Trump floats personal meeting with China’s Xi Jinping to resolve the Hong Kong crisis ‘humanely’ PERSONAL MEETING?: With Chinese paramilitary forces massing on the border with Hong Kong and the trade war with China sending U.S. markets into a tai...
00:00, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong: Protesters cannot be allowed to drag territory into dangerous abyss, says China's UK ambassador China's ambassador to the UK has said protesters in Hong Kong cannot be allowed to drag the territory into a "dangerous abyss" amid continued clashes...
22:32, 08/15/2019

Nike reportedly pulled a shoe line from China after its designer supported Hong Kong protests Japanese designer Undercover posted on its Instagram account a photo of protesters with the slogan "no extradition to China," the Financial Times rep...
10:48, 06/26/2019

China's Biggest Propaganda Agency Buys Ads on Facebook and Twitter to Smear Protesters in Hong Kong China’s largest state-run news agency, Xinhua News, is buying ads on Facebook and Twitter to smear protesters in Hong Kong, a new tactic being used t...
18:32, 08/19/2019

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hon...
15:48, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong protests condemned by China as 'horrendous' as state media calls on 'forceful' action to end unrest Another weekend of violent clashes between protestors and police in Hong Kong spurred officials in China on Monday to blame Western forces while also...
22:16, 07/29/2019

Coach and Versace sparked fury in China by selling t-shirts that listed Hong Kong as a separate country Scott Olson/Staff/Getty Images Luxury fashion labels Versace and Coach stoked fury in China over the weekend after images of t-shirts which describe...
01:16, 08/14/2019

'Missing' British Hong Kong consulate employee detained in China for violating 'public order': officials The British consulate employee in Hong Kong that was reported missing after making a business trip to mainland China has been detained for 15 days af...
18:16, 08/21/2019

Port visit canceled to speed aircraft carrier’s deployment to Mideast The decision to have the USS Abraham Lincoln skip a planned trip to Croatia was in response to “recent and clear indications” that Iran was preparing...
23:16, 05/07/2019

Hong Kong shelves proposed China extradition bill that caused mass riots in the semi-autonomous territory Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that ignited some of the most violent protests since the former...
05:48, 06/19/2019

China releases dramatic army propaganda video in wake of Hong Kong protests with 'anti-riot' drills As the summer of protests continues to escalate in Hong Kong, the Chinese army released a video on Thursday for its troops based in the city showing ...
21:32, 08/01/2019

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose trains guns on Iranian ships trying to divert British tanker in Gulf A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force an oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz, it emerged to...
14:48, 07/11/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchange emerges of Royal Navy frigate warning off Iranian ships An audio recording has emerged of the radio exchanges between a Royal Navy frigate and Iranian armed forces vessels prior to the seizure of a British...
09:16, 07/21/2019

Trump denies instructing Navy about McCain ship WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Navy warship named for the late Sen. John McCain (all times local): 9:25 a.m. Presiden...
17:32, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Hong Kong Protest Updates: Police and Protesters in Tense Standoff After Clashes Demonstrators, protesting a contentious extradition bill, threw bricks, bottles and umbrellas at riot police guarding the city’s Legislative Council....
12:32, 06/12/2019

Fears for British consulate worker 'held by China at Hong Kong border' The Foreign Office today said it was "extremely concerned" at reports a staff member from the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by Chi...
06:48, 08/21/2019

The Latest: Trump denies instructing Navy about McCain ship WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Navy warship named for the late Sen. John McCain (all times local): 9:25 a.m. Presiden...
16:16, 05/30/2019

The U.S. Issues a Warning Amid Reports of Ships Being Sabotaged off the UAE Coast (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) —Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in atta...
07:16, 05/13/2019

Trump says US Navy destroyed Iranian drone in 'defensive action'; Iran denies it Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes w...
11:48, 07/19/2019

Busiest US port hit by 7th straight month of export declines amid trade war America's top two busiest container ports, the Los Angeles and Long Beach, on Tuesday reported declines in export volumes in May amid an ongoing...
05:32, 06/12/2019

Philippines to protest Chinese ships presence amid troubled ties The Philippines will lodge a protest over the unannounced presence of two Chinese research vessels in its exclusive economic zone (EEZ), one of at le...
10:00, 08/09/2019

Croatia denies rights violations ahead of Merkel visit The chancellor and the German center-right candidate for the top EU post head to the Balkans before the European Parliament elections. Croatia plays ...
22:48, 05/17/2019

Acting Defense Secretary denies he hid USS McCain during Trump visit ​Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan ​torpedoed a report that he was aware of ​a directive to US Navy officials ​that the White House wanted th...
19:48, 05/30/2019

| On eve of UK visit, Trump denies his taped remark about 'nasty' Meghan Markle US President Donald Trump denied on Sunday that he had called Meghan Markle "nasty" just days before heading to Britain to be hosted, and lavishly fe...
18:32, 06/02/2019

Ahead Of UK Visit, Trump Denies Taped Remark About "Nasty" Meghan Markle US President Donald Trump denied on Sunday that he had called Meghan Markle "nasty" just days before heading to Britain to be hosted, and lavishly fe...
19:48, 06/02/2019

Foreign Office 'extremely concerned' over Hong Kong consulate worker 'detained at China border' The Foreign Office has said it is "extremely concerned" over reports that a staff member, who has been been missing for 12 days, has been detained in...
06:48, 08/21/2019

China denies U.S. accusations of South China Sea missile tests China's Defense Ministry on Friday denied U.S. accusations that the Chinese military had recently carried out missile tests in the disputed South Chi...
21:48, 07/05/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire: Dozens of sailors evacuated amid explosion after two ships hit in suspected attack Forty-four sailors have been evacuated from two ships in the Gulf of Oman this morning after the vessels were hit in a suspected attack, according to...
20:32, 06/13/2019

Navy: Request made to hide USS John McCain during Donald Trump visit The U.S. has acknowledged a request was made to reduce the visibility of the USS John S. McCain during President Donald Trump's visit last weeke to ...
16:48, 06/01/2019

Navy confirms request to ‘minimize’ USS John McCain during Trump visit to Japan The Navy on Saturday confirmed that a request was made to “minimize the visibility” of the U.S.S. John McCain during President Trump’s recent visit t...
22:00, 06/01/2019

Navy acknowledges request was made to hide USS John S. McCain during Trump visit The U.S. Navy has acknowledged that a request was made to hide the USS John S. McCain during President Donald Trump’s recent state visit to Jap...
06:48, 06/02/2019

China denies Philippines' allegations of 'hit and run' in South China Sea China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pr...
12:48, 06/15/2019

British minister to visit Iran on Sunday for talks on tensions Britain's Middle East minister Andrew Murrison will visit Iran on Sunday for "frank and constructive" talks, Britain said, as tensions between Tehran...
11:32, 06/22/2019

Xi Jinping’s Visit to Russia Accents Ties in Face of Tensions with U.S. Russia’s relations with China have improved gradually since 2014, when President Vladimir V. Putin announced a pivot to Asia after the Crimea crisis....
15:00, 06/05/2019

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo...
14:16, 05/25/2019

China Faces New Competition As India, Japan Eye Sri Lanka Port India, Japan and Sri Lanka are weighing the development of a terminal at the bustling port of Colombo in a country that's seen ongoing political cont...
10:16, 05/28/2019

Boxed in: $1 billion of Iranian crude sits at China's Dalian port Some 20 million barrels of Iranian oil sitting on China's shores in the northeast port of Dalian for the past six months now appears stranded as the ...
11:23, 04/30/2019

U.S., Russian naval ships narrowly avoid a collision in the East China Sea The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chancellorsville and its crew at risk.        ...
02:16, 06/08/2019

Philippines' Duterte plans China visit to discuss South China Sea ruling Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will soon meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to discuss a 2016 arbitration case over the South China Sea, h...
13:32, 08/06/2019

Navy searches for its next chief amid upheaval at the Pentagon The sudden retirement of Adm. William Moran, who was already confirmed by the Senate to be the next chief of naval operations and was set to take ove...
16:16, 07/10/2019