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UPDATE 5-Trump hopes 'tricky' Hong Kong situation works out 'for liberty'

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the situation in Hong Kong was tricky, but he hoped it would work out for everybody, including China, and "for liberty" without anyone getting hur...

UPDATE 5-Trump hopes 'tricky' Hong Kong situation works out 'for liberty'

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Trump hopes 'tricky' Hong Kong situation works out 'for liberty' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the situation in Hong Kong was tricky, but he hoped it would work out for everybody, including China, and...
03:16, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong leader warns city in a 'very dangerous situation' Protesters should "say no to chaos," city leader Carrie Lam said in her first media appearance in days. Police said they had made a record 82 arrests...
17:32, 08/05/2019

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

Trump on Hong Kong protests: 'It's a tough situation … but I'm sure it'll work out' – live President says: ‘The Hong Kong thing is a very tough situation’Officials announce delays on China tariffsSign up for the US briefing and get a new pe...
20:49, 08/13/2019

Protesters could push Hong Kong into a 'very dangerous situation,' government warns The Hong Kong government has warned protesters could push the city into a "very dangerous situation" after another weekend of demonstrations paralyze...
22:00, 08/04/2019

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

Hong Kong leader says she hopes non-violent protest puts city on road to peace Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hopes a non-violent weekend protest that saw hundreds of thousands take to the streets in a...
10:32, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong hit by another weekend of protests Hong Kong began another volatile weekend on Saturday, with anti-government protests taking place across the city, including one at the international ...
10:32, 08/10/2019

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

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow peopl...
08:48, 06/10/2019

“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

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-MetLife to sell Hong Kong insurance business to FWD U.S. insurer MetLife Inc will sell its Hong Kong operations to FWD, the insurance firm owned by tycoon Richard Li, the companies said in a joint stat...
13:48, 06/29/2019

China's Hong Kong office condemns 'near-terrorist acts' at Hong Kong airport China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned what it called "near-terrorist acts" at Hong Kong's airport and reiterated support for local authorities t...
14:00, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 4-Economic downturn to hit Hong Kong like a "tsunami", city's leader warns Hong Kong's protests could hit the economy like a tsunami, the city's leader said on Friday, pledging daring economic reforms in response, even as ac...
16:32, 08/09/2019

Traveller24.com | UPDATE: Hong Kong Airport re-opens after pro-democracy protest paralysis One of the world's busiest airports has re-opened after the week kicked off with a throng of protests that turned violent - causing all flights to be...
16:00, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 2-YouTube finds influence campaign tied to Hong Kong protests Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influ...
01:16, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 1-ESR plans to raise up to $1.24 bln in Hong Kong's biggest IPO this year -term sheet Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman Ltd has opened the books on an initial public offering (IPO) that could raise up to $1.24 billion, in what...
09:00, 06/05/2019

Tesla rolls out Model S and X battery software update after Hong Kong fire Tesla has responded to reports about a Model S bursting in flames in Hong Kong by rolling out a software update to beef up its vehicles' battery...
15:48, 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

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 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

UPDATE 1-Sales decline slows at Liberty Global's Swiss arm UPC UPC, the Swiss arm of telecoms company Liberty Global and target of a 6.3 billion Swiss franc ($6.2 billion) takeover bid by Sunrise Communications, ...
13:32, 05/07/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug breakthrough, French fighters face Iraq execution; Europe pushed on stranded migrants and Aden update Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; break...
05:16, 08/14/2019

First look: New Statue of Liberty Museum is crown jewel of Liberty Island upgrade More than two years after breaking ground, and funded by a $100 million public campaign, the new Statue of Liberty Museum opens Thursday.  ...
01:32, 05/15/2019

P Chidambaram Statement: "Between Life And Liberty, I Pick Liberty" Former Union minister P Chidambaram - sought by investigative agencies for nearly 24 hours in connection with a corruption case -- appeared dramatica...
21:48, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Vodafone agrees Telefonica Deutschland wholesale deal to ease Liberty merger Vodafone will give Telefonica Deutschland wholesale access to its high-speed broadband network to help secure approval for its acquisition of Liberty...
09:16, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Readerlink works towards higher bid for Barnes & Noble - WSJ Book distribution company Readerlink LLC is working towards making a bid for Barnes & Nobles Inc that would top hedge fund Elliott Management Corp's ...
01:32, 06/11/2019

Stephen Colbert bashes Ken Cuccinelli for Statue of Liberty poem 'update' Amid Ken Cuccinelli's controversial comments about the famous Emma Lazarus Statue of Liberty sonnet, Stephen Colbert has an edit of his own. &#...
20:32, 08/14/2019

YouTube Music update adds new Smart Downloads feature, here is how it works Google's music streaming service, YouTube Music is bringing users a brand new feature that will allow them to listen to their favorite songs even whe...
03:16, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Vale says hopes to reach dam burst global settlements by year-end Brazil's Vale said on Thursday that it expects to reach global settlements covering economic and environmental damages from the January collapse of i...
02:00, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Italy's economy minister hopes Atlantia will buy stake in Alitalia Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Friday he hoped infrastructure group Atlantia would buy a stake in Alitalia, the troubled airline comp...
11:48, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican president pushes hopes for pipeline deal into next week Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday a deal could be reached next week with companies to end a contractual dispute over sev...
15:48, 08/22/2019

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

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 crisis — What you need to know The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solut...
23:16, 08/22/2019

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

Why Hong Kong is protesting Hong Kong is facing a major political crisis as it heads into a 10th week of mass demonstrations. What started as a movement against a controversial ...
06:48, 08/14/2019

Traveling to Hong Kong? Here's what you need to know Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and p...
12:32, 08/15/2019

How Hong Kong Can Save Itself Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on de...
18:00, 08/08/2019

Why Hong Kong Is Still Protesting and Where It May Go Next What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has erupted into a broader challe...
13:00, 08/08/2019

What do the Hong Kong protesters want? The territory has been rocked by protests ending in violent clashes with police. Demonstrators have five key demandsHong Kong has been rocked by prot...
20:49, 08/13/2019

What Happens Next in the Hong Kong Protests Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong rolled into their 11th week, but things took a dramatic turn after protestors decided to occupy Hong Kong’s...
23:32, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazilian markets surge on rate cut hopes, stocks hit record high Brazilian markets rose strongly on Friday, as the increasing likelihood of lower domestic and overseas interest rates in the coming months boosted in...
19:00, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 4-Nissan pours cold water on hopes for quick fix to Renault strain Nissan Motor on Tuesday threw cold water on hopes for a quick fix to its strained relations with France's Renault SA, saying inequality between the p...
10:00, 06/25/2019

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

Is Hong Kong still safe to visit? Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and p...
16:32, 08/16/2019

What Is the Chinese Military Doing in Hong Kong? The People’s Liberation Army has kept a low profile in the city since China resumed control. But the recent protests have some fearing it could emerg...
13:00, 07/25/2019

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

The Hong Kong Protests, Explained The Hong Kong protests arose out of a seemingly-innocuous bill, exposing longstanding tensions between residents of the quasi-independent city and Be...
00:01, 08/15/2019

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

Hong Kong’s Protests: ‘We Need to Resist’ As protests in Hong Kong increasingly escalate into violent clashes, demonstrators, government supporters and others reflect on where the movement is...
21:16, 07/28/2019

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

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 Unrest: ‘We Cannot Give Up’ As protests in Hong Kong increasingly escalate into violent clashes, demonstrators, government supporters and others reflect on where the movement is...
05:16, 07/29/2019

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

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

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

Why are Hong Kong protesters at the airport? HKG, Hong Kong's international airport, is one of the busiest in Asia. And it had emerged as a key protest target before today's mass gathering, as a...
23:16, 08/13/2019

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

China's new tactic in Hong Kong It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are givin...
00:32, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. hopes to re-launch China trade talks, won't accept conditions on tariffs -official The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washi...
00:00, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 2-Canada ethics watchdog says Trudeau broke rules, finding could hit election hopes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and officials in his government improperly tried to influence a corporate legal case, Canada's top ethics watchdog said...
20:00, 08/14/2019

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

Stand-off in Hong Kong: ‘Get out of the airport,’ they said. ‘Something’s going to happen’ The comedian describes how he was caught up in ‘extraordinary’ scenes at Hong Kong airport as protesters’ anger boiled overWhen I first landed in Hon...
17:00, 08/17/2019

Democracy, Property and Oligarchy in Hong Kong Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on de...
12:32, 08/08/2019

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionsHundreds of thousands of people marched through the streets o...
19:00, 06/09/2019

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

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

IN PHOTOS: Hong Kong protests around the world Pro-democracy demonstrations in support of Hong Kong sprouted in major cities across the world this weekend, ranging from Paris to Tokyo to Vancouver...
04:00, 08/19/2019

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize ...
02:37, 08/19/2019

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

Hong Kong airport occupied by protesters Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series o...
03:32, 08/10/2019

More than 100 flights canceled as Hong Kong goes on strike People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong, in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Fol...
07:00, 08/05/2019

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

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

U.S. Raises Travel Advisory on Hong Kong The U.S. raised the level of its advisory for citizens traveling to Hong Kong, asking them to exercise increased caution and citing nearly two months...
23:32, 08/08/2019

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

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

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

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

A recession in Hong Kong is 'inevitable,' says economist Andy Xie, an independent economist, says Hong Kong's business people have political power and are "running the place," and that's what'...
15:00, 08/14/2019

What's Happening In Hong Kong? Key Questions, Answered. Hong Kong's airport is one of the busiest in the world. On Monday and Tuesday, protesters effectively shut it down with sit-ins that forced officials...
22:32, 08/14/2019

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

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

China: Hong Kong protesters 'no different to terrorists' Flights have resumed at Hong Kong airport after two days of clashes between pro-democracy supporters and riot police, as China said anti-government p...
14:32, 08/14/2019

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

Strikes bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong was hit by widespread strikes Monday that brought chaos to much of the city's transport network, including Hong Kong International Airport,...
17:00, 08/06/2019

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

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

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

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

Next Door to Hong Kong, Little Sympathy for the Protesters Shenzhen residents are more culturally linked to Hong Kong than many in China, but conversations with citizens revealed no taste for the kind of anti...
19:00, 08/19/2019

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 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

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam&...
09:16, 06/11/2019

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

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

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

Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march scheduled to take place Saturday in one of the world's most den...
08:00, 08/03/2019

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

CNN reporter and crew hit by tear gas in Hong Kong While covering the ongoing mass protests in Hong Kong, originally sparked by a controversial and now-shelved bill that would have allowed extradition...
00:16, 07/29/2019

Hong Kong’s Uprising Rattles the Mainland Smelling blood, the protesters thronged in greater numbers. Demonstrations against an extradition bill in Hong Kong swelled on June 16 even after the...
21:00, 06/20/2019

China is blaming the US for Hong Kong protests The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States of influencing the increasingly violent pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hon...
02:16, 08/01/2019

Hong Kong isn't just battling on the streets: There is also a war on misinformation While Hong Kong protesters wage pitched battles with police on the street, fake news and misinformation are being spread online, fueling fear and sus...
00:32, 08/13/2019

A Hong Kong ‘Troublemaker’ With a Clean Conscience Jimmy Lai, alone among the territory’s elite, supports the protests and refuses to pay even token obeisance to Beijing, which calls him a “black hand...
08:48, 08/23/2019

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.     ...
00:48, 07/29/2019

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

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

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

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

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 protesters tie up newspaper reporter A man seized by protesters at Hong Kong’s airport and tied to a luggage cart has been identified as a reporter for a mainland China newspaper, the pu...
04:16, 08/14/2019

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

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

Protests Take a Toll on Hong Kong's Economy A worsening spiral of violence and demonstrations—Hong Kong’s worst social and political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997—is denting ...
21:16, 07/31/2019

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

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

Why China won't send the tanks into Hong Kong There are reasons why the paramilitary troops of the Peoples Armed Police have not yet rolled across the border crossing at Shenzhen to crush the pro...
05:00, 08/16/2019

Opinion: Another Tiananmen Square in Hong Kong? The protests in Hong Kong are increasingly becoming a thorn in Beijing's side. How much longer will the Communist Party leadership sit back and watch...
07:16, 08/22/2019

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

Girl, 16, among 44 charged with rioting in Hong Kong Hong Kong police have charged 44 people, including more than a dozen students, with rioting after an illegal protest Sunday spiraled into chaos and b...
16:16, 07/31/2019

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 protesters shut down airport One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's main termi...
23:00, 08/12/2019

More than 20 charged with rioting appear in Hong Kong court A Hong Kong court has heard the charges against more than 20 Hong Kong protesters who have been accused of rioting — the most serious charge brought ...
07:48, 07/31/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Square Off With Police Protesters and police skirmished into the night after thousands marched in opposition to mainland China’s growing influence on Hong Kong, with no sig...
18:32, 08/03/2019

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A technology-driven quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn...
13:00, 07/26/2019

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

Hong Kong Protests: Another Weekend of Demonstrations Begins A peaceful rally led by teachers began a weekend of planned protests, days after demonstrators and the police were both criticized for escalating vio...
10:00, 08/17/2019

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

Tear gas fired in Hong Kong with no end in sight to protests Police have fired tear gas inside a train station and in several other Hong Kong neighborhoods where protesters occupied roads in another weekend of ...
17:17, 08/11/2019

Hong Kong protests: Police in no mood for compromise now The Hong Kong police have been slammed by the protest groups for being too violent and then criticised from above for being too weak; in the last 24 ...
23:18, 08/11/2019

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that harde...
04:34, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong protests continue, despite airport setback Hong Kong demonstrators marked an annual festival by gathering at local police stations to denounce the heavy-handed tactics officers used against pr...
04:34, 08/15/2019

| 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WA...
23:00, 06/13/2019

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

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

Hong Kong Cancels More Flights After Protests Hit Airport Thousands of passengers remain stranded in Hong Kong for a second straight day, as hundreds of flights were canceled after antigovernment demonstrato...
10:00, 08/13/2019

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

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

Hong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefully After 11 weeks of demonstrations, weary protesters fear only their ebbing stamina or Chinese troops will break the stalemateEllie Lau, a 21-year-old ...
11:00, 08/18/2019

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

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

After weekend of violence Hong Kong braces for more protests The increasingly violent protests since June have emerged as Hong Kong's most serious crisis in decades and become one of the biggest challenges to C...
10:01, 08/12/2019

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong protesters move back to the streets Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong shifted out of the airport and back into the streets on Wednesday — as the Chinese appeared to amass paramil...
10:00, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Converge on the International Airport for a Three-Day Sit-In Protesters converged on Hong Kong’s international airport Friday, kicking off a three-day sit-in and the first of several rallies planned for t...
12:00, 08/10/2019

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

Hong Kong airport occupied by hundreds of protesters Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series o...
17:32, 08/09/2019

Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the medi...
02:32, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong's police describe their side of the protests On Thursday, more than two months into the worst unrest this city has seen in decades, senior police officers invited a group of journalists to the t...
00:00, 08/16/2019

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

Hong Kong airport cancels flights due to protests A protest at the arrivals terminal of Hong Kong's airport has prompted authorities to cancel all flights for the remainder of the day. Protesters ral...
01:32, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong protesters appear in court on riot charges Authorities have levied the most serious charges — with a 10-year sentence — against protesters since demonstrations began last month. Pro-democracy ...
12:48, 07/31/2019

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

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

| 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

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

Ai Weiwei has ‘no trust’ UK can intervene in Hong Kong crisis Artist fears Britain will take no responsibility and is seen by China as ‘nothing’ Ai Weiwei, the Chinese dissident artist and activist, has said he ...
02:00, 08/10/2019

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

Trump says does not want to see a violent crackdown by China in Hong Kong U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would not want to see China violently suppressing protesters in Hong Kong and that President Xi Jinpi...
07:32, 08/16/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters hit and run Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters on Saturday - sending tourists fleeing weeping in Kowloon - only fo...
22:00, 08/10/2019

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

Opponents of Hong Kong extradition law plan another protest HONG KONG (AP) — Opponents of a proposed extradition law plan a protest Monday as Hong Kong marks the anniversary of the former British colony’...
18:48, 06/29/2019

Violent protests broke out in Hong Kong — Here's what happened Large crowds of protesters gathered around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed a debate on a legal change that's been condemned by hund...
08:48, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong's protests present a 'serious challenge': MTR chief Jacob Kam of MTR says the company respects the Hong Kong protesters' rights and freedom to express their views, but hopes they won't disrup...
07:00, 08/09/2019

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

How Trump Could Quickly Raise the Stakes in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have flooded the streets of Hong Kong for weeks and even forced the airport to close, but U.S. President Donald Trump has la...
17:32, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong critical to China but uncertainty reigns China doesn't need the former Crown colony quite as much as it did back in 1997 when it switched from British rule. But the Special Administrative Re...
02:32, 08/17/2019

'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

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

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

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's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer o...
12:48, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong protesters call for 'Mulan' boycott Liu Yifei, the actress starring in Disney's upcoming live-action "Mulan", waded into the Hong Kong protest controversy on Thursday by expressing supp...
21:32, 08/16/2019

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

'Democracy now': Protesters stage sit-in at Hong Kong airport Demonstrators crowded the arrivals hall at Hong Kong airport on Friday, handing out anti-government leaflets and waving banners in a dozen languages ...
14:00, 08/09/2019

China vows no ‘mercy’ for Hong Kong protesters Chinese authorities accused Hong Kong demonstrators of engaging in "terrorism" and promised to stamp out protests mercilessly after a weekend of brut...
04:32, 08/13/2019

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers: Lam, not Xi, to blame for unrest Hong Kong's progressive lawmakers say they are seeking reform within the policy of "one country, two systems" that binds their city-state to mainland...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong airport struggles to reopen after protests One of the world’s busiest airports was struggling to reopen the morning after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong’s main...
04:32, 08/13/2019

US and China row over 'dangerous' Hong Kong reports on diplomat The US has slammed Chinese-backed media in Hong Kong for their reports on a US envoy who met pro-democracy activists. China is trying to frame mass p...
11:01, 08/11/2019

| 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

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

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 Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vanda...
14:16, 07/04/2019

Employee at UK's consulate in Hong Kong detained in China Detention comes amid more than two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong An employee at the UK’s consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by ...
15:48, 08/20/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Take Their Grievances to City's Airport Travelers to Hong Kong were greeted by more than a thousand black-clad protesters, as antigovernment demonstrators took their grievances to the city’...
20:16, 07/26/2019

Hundreds Protest At Hong Kong Airport, Day After Shutdown Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters staged a new rally on Tuesday at Hong Kong's airport, a day after a massive demonstration there triggered a shut...
10:00, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong police arrest 20 as protests continue On Saturday police fired multiple tear gas rounds in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, the latest escalation after...
10:00, 08/04/2019

Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining departing flights for the second day after protesters took over the terminals.   ...
04:48, 08/14/2019

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

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make ...
12:48, 06/09/2019

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

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

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

Police use tear gas to quell Hong Kong protest Police carrying riot shields and firing tear gas moved in shortly after midnight to clear protesters, who hours earlier, swarmed into the legislature...
22:48, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong police clash with protesters at airport Chaotic scenes were reported outside Hong Kong's airport after police used pepper spray on protesters who blocked a police van. Flights at the airpor...
20:50, 08/13/2019

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

Hong Kong police tear gas protest against mob violence Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas and swung batons at protesters who defied warnings not to march in a neighborhood where last weekend a mob br...
04:16, 07/28/2019

A day after street chaos, Hong Kong protesters march again A day after one of Hong Kong's most iconic shopping districts was transformed into a tear gas-filled battleground, protesters have again taken to the...
15:00, 08/04/2019

Hong Kong police arrest 20 people after protests The first of two protests planned for Sunday has kicked off after a night of violent demonstrations. China's official news agency has warned that Bei...
16:32, 08/04/2019

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

Employee of U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Held in China A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate in the partly autonomous Chinese city never returned from an Aug. 8 trip for a conference acros...
18:16, 08/20/2019

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

Protesters scuffle with police at Hong Kong airport Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Tuesday operations at the city's international airport had been "seriously disrupted" by a public assembly, as ...
18:00, 08/13/2019

Beijing suggests it could mobilize troops in Hong Kong if necessary China's defense ministry on Wednesday indicated that the People's Liberation Army could be deployed in Hong Kong as protests continue in th...
12:32, 07/24/2019

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

| China says army can be deployed at Hong Kong's request China issued a stark reminder that its army could be deployed in Hong Kong if city authorities requested support in maintaining "public order" after ...
13:16, 07/24/2019

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

'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

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

Hong Kong Police Ban a March to Protest Mob Violence The march was planned for a satellite town where a gang of men targeted protesters, injuring dozens. The police said it was too dangerous to go ahead...
00:32, 07/26/2019

| 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

Hong Kong police to mark protesters with colored dye Police in Hong Kong say they will spray protesters for identification purposes. China's official news agency has warned that Beijing will not let the...
19:32, 08/04/2019

Hong Kong consulate employee 'detained for prostitution' A British consulate employee detained in China was arrested for soliciting prostitutes, the country's state-backed Global Times newspa...
12:16, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong protesters, police ready for another likely clash Protesters and police are preparing for a likely showdown in central Hong Kong, one day after clashes led to 11 arrests and left at least two dozen i...
08:16, 07/28/2019

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chinese army condemns Hong Kong protests China's military chief in Hong Kong condemned ongoing protests on the island, stating in his first public comments on the months of unrest that they ...
11:32, 08/01/2019

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

More Than 20 Protesters Charged With Rioting Appear in Hong Kong Court (HONG KONG) — Supporters rallied outside a court in Hong Kong on Wednesday ahead of an appearance by 23 fellow protesters who have been charged...
11:16, 07/31/2019

Hong Kong Protesters, Police Clash at Airport Police clashed with protesters at Hong Kong’s international airport late Tuesday, capping a second day of snarled travel plans with a bout of violenc...
01:16, 08/14/2019

China backs police in Hong Kong unrest Beijing has urged protesters to renounce violence, saying it's having a "disheartening" effect on the economy. The mainland government said it "stron...
12:16, 07/29/2019

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 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 strike: Can protesters shut down the city? Protesters in Hong Kong are calling for civil servants to stay home on Monday as a sign of solidarity with the pro-democracy movement. However, civil...
01:32, 08/03/2019

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill w...
12:00, 06/17/2019

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

| 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

Meet the Students Fueling Hong Kong’s Protests: ‘We May Die’ Antigovernment protests have raged all summer, aided by student activists. How will they be heard after they go back to school? Here’s what they told...
18:48, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong banks take out newspaper ads to call for order Major Hong Kong banks including HSBC and Standard Chartered have published newspaper ads calling for the preservation of law and order and condemning...
20:48, 08/22/2019

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

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, signaling a hands-off approach t...
17:00, 08/02/2019

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

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

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 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

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

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

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
14:16, 06/14/2019

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

| 'When will you die?' Hong Kong leader grilled at press conference When Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam appeared before the press, she appeared to be expecting to deliver a brief statement and move on. Instead she face...
16:00, 08/14/2019

China vows to crack down on Hong Kong protesters ​China on Tuesday warned the criminals they claim are behind weeks-long protests in Hong Kong not to “play with fire” and ​vowed to crack...
19:32, 08/06/2019

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong amid protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests and led to the temporary closu...
11:32, 08/13/2019

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 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

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

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

Hong Kong protests: airport suspends flights for second day Hundreds of demonstrators stage new rally a day after shutdown at key transport hub Hong Kong’s airport authority has suspended flights for a second ...
14:01, 08/13/2019

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

| 148 arrested in Hong Kong during Monday's protests - police Hong Kong police say 148 people were arrested during running battles with protesters the day before, the largest daily toll since huge pro-democracy ...
23:32, 08/06/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at demonstrators Hong Kong police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who had gathered outside a police station in the residential area of Sham Shui Po in Kowloo...
16:32, 08/14/2019

'They are fighting for nothing': the view on Hong Kong protests from Shenzhen Armed troops are barracked in a stadium in Shenzhen, where citizens seem to back themThere was an uneasy sense of calm on Sunday in Shenzhen, the Chi...
11:32, 08/19/2019

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

Denise Ho, the pop icon of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement Cantopop singer Denise Ho was successful in the Chinese market until she joined Hong Kong's democracy movement. Although her music is now banned in C...
13:32, 08/19/2019

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

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

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

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

'Hong Kong mob' — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their r...
01:00, 08/20/2019

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

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

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 lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black joined a silent march in Hong Kong on Thursday to protest proposed amendments to an extradition law ...
19:48, 06/06/2019

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

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

| Pro-democracy push causes transport chaos in Hong Kong Peak-hour morning train travel and international flights in Hong Kong were thrown into chaos as pro-democracy protesters launched an attempted city-w...
00:32, 08/06/2019

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

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

UK summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong dispute Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism." The United Kingdom says China is violating agreements made before...
21:00, 07/03/2019

Twitter, Facebook Act Against Disinformation on Hong Kong Protests Twitter took down more than 900 accounts that it said were part of a Chinese government campaign to discredit protesters in Hong Kong by spreading mi...
02:00, 08/20/2019

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

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 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

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

Chinese gov't concerned for growing Hong Kong protests China's top political liaison to Hong Kong warned Wednesday the island territory faces its most serious threat since it returned to Beijing's control...
21:00, 08/07/2019

Flights Canceled for a Second Day as Protesters Reoccupy Hong Kong’s Airport Hundreds of flights were cancelled on Tuesday at Hong Kong’s international airport as demonstrators invaded the terminal building for a second ...
10:32, 08/13/2019

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

Riot Police Baton Charge Hong Kong Protesters Fresh political violence broke out in Hong Kong Sunday evening as riot police baton charged protesters in a bid to disperse demonstrators following a...
19:48, 07/07/2019

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

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

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

Hong Kong's Airport Reopens After Protests But Over 200 Flights Cancelled Hong Kong's airport reopened on Tuesday but its administrator warned that flight movements would still be affected, after China said protests that ha...
10:00, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong protesters return to airport as Lam warns of 'abyss' Hundreds of demonstrators stage a new rally one day after shutdown at major transport hub Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters have staged a new rall...
10:32, 08/13/2019

US Official Urges "All Sides To Refrain From Violence" In Hong Kong A senior official in the administration of US President Donald Trump on Monday urged "all sides" to avoid violence in Hong Kong, while calling for po...
00:00, 08/13/2019

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

Hong Kong Police Make Wave of Arrests After Protests Hong Kong police have arrested and charged a dozen protesters suspected of involvement in antigovernment clashes, as authorities widen a manhunt for ...
16:00, 07/04/2019

Beijing says 'radical' Hong Kong protests are an 'undisguised challenge' The Chinese government has denounced Monday night's violent protests in Hong Kong as "radical," terming them an "undisguised challenge" to the city's...
15:32, 07/02/2019

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

Hong Kong reports African swine fever case Hong Kong government confirmed an African swine fever case on Friday night, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland ...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong protesters march again, reaching out to Chinese visitors Tens of thousands of protesters marched through one of Hong Kong's most touristy areas on Sunday, trying to gain support from mainland Chinese visito...
16:32, 07/07/2019

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

In Hong Kong, colonial flag still a symbol of prized values Of all the dramatic photos showing hundreds of young protesters storming Hong Kong’s legislature this week, one image makes for particularly uncomfor...
07:32, 07/05/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Pleads for Order in a City on Edge Carrie Lam, the embattled leader of the Asian financial hub, said at a news conference that the “stability and well-being of seven million people are...
06:32, 08/13/2019

US briefing: Epstein investigation, Hong Kong and Canada fugitives Tuesday’s top story: Prosecutors could pursue new suspects following disgraced financier’s death. Plus, how Britain’s hardcore remainers were radical...
14:01, 08/13/2019

Business fears for Hong Kong after protests turn violent Violent demonstrations Monday that saw protesters vandalize Hong Kong's main government complex have drawn a swift condemnation from business leaders...
19:32, 07/03/2019

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

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

What Denise Ho, Jackie Chan and Other Celebrities Think About the Hong Kong Protests 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...
22:48, 07/05/2019

Hong Kong's airport says it will implement flight rescheduling on Tuesday Hong Kong's airport said on Tuesday it will implement flight rescheduling, with flight movements expected to be affected, after China said prote...
04:00, 08/13/2019

U.N. urges Hong Kong to investigate excessive force against protesters The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights urged Hong Kong on Tuesday to exercise restraint and investigate evidence of its forces firing ...
14:33, 08/13/2019

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

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 Cancels Flights as Protesters Shut Down Airport Antigovernment demonstrators shut down Hong Kong’s airport and stranded thousands of passengers as officials in Beijing responded to the weekend’s vi...
04:00, 08/13/2019

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 protests: Flights suspended, tear gas fired All flights in and out of Hong Kong have been cancelled after thousands of pro-democracy protesters flooded the city's airport to denounce police vio...
20:17, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong Approves Over $9 Million For Cyclone-Hit Odisha: Report The Hong Kong government has approved over $900,000 for relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Odisha that could benefit around 45,100 victims...
00:48, 07/06/2019

Opinion: Chinese military intervention in Hong Kong would be costly Protesters in Hong Kong seem undeterred by China's thinly veiled threat of sending in the armed forces. But Beijing would pay a steep price if it wer...
20:50, 08/13/2019

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

Hong Kong legislators fight physically over extradition bill A fight broke out in the Hong Kong legislature Saturday as some lawmakers literally fought over a proposal allow criminal suspects there to be extrad...
17:48, 05/11/2019

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

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

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

‘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

Hong Kong grounds flights as protesters swarm airport Early Monday, all departing flights were cancelled in Hong Kong as thousands of anti-government protesters flooded the city’s International Air...
03:00, 08/13/2019

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

Hong Kong protests have sparked a new level of Chinese paranoia Up to 2 million people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong to protest in recent weeks. The immediate trigger was an “extradition agreement” that C...
23:48, 07/06/2019

Hong Kong airport suspends flight check-ins -authority Flight check-in services have been suspended at Hong Kong's international airport, the airport authority said on Tuesday, citing disruptions caused b...
12:32, 08/13/2019

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

Hong Kong airport cancels flights as protests continue Officials have canceled flights at Hong Kong's airport. The UN's human rights chief called for an investigation into whether police in Hong Kong had ...
12:00, 08/13/2019

Clashes at Hong Kong airport; U.N. urges restraint over protests Protesters clashed with police at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday evening after flights were disrupted for a second day, plunging the fo...
18:00, 08/13/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong protesters target Chinese emblem A blackened national Chinese emblem has become Hong Kong residents’ latest expression of protest against mainland authorities after tens of thousands...
15:16, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong Crisis Escalates as Clashes Intensify and Spread Clashes between protesters and police became more violent and widespread and activists’ calls for a citywide strike shut down parts of Hong Kong on M...
23:00, 08/05/2019

Hong Kong police have faced protester anger. Some would rather be on the other side. Once known as “Asia’s Finest,” the Hong Kong Police Force has been caught between a furious public — angered by officials’ plans to allow extradition...
15:32, 07/23/2019

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

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

City-wide strikes bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong was hit by widespread strikes Monday that brought chaos to much of the city's transport network, including Hong Kong International Airport,...
19:32, 08/05/2019

Hong Kong protesters pledge to stand up to thugs after attack Anger growing against police and authorities after masked men left 45 people in hospitalProtesters in Hong Kong have pledged to stand up to thugs who...
20:00, 07/23/2019

Hong Kong protests force airports to cancel more than 200 flights Protesters snarled the Monday morning rush hour by blocking train and platform doors, preventing subway and commuter rail trains from leaving their s...
17:00, 08/05/2019

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

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

Hong Kong lawmaker says opponents walking 'path of not being alive' A pro-Beijing lawmaker who has become a figure of hate among pro-democracy circles in Hong Kong has issued a direct threat to his opponents after van...
13:00, 07/24/2019

US Student Wrote, "I'm From Hong Kong." Intense Chinese Anger Followed Sitting on a bus in Boston, thousands of miles from her home in Hong Kong, college student Frances Hui crossed paths with an inquisitive fellow passe...
07:48, 05/26/2019

These Are the Triad Gangs Linked to Hong Kong Protester Attacks Violent attacks against pro-democracy protesters by dozens of masked, stick-carrying men have shocked Hong Kong. The brazen assaults took place over ...
21:48, 07/24/2019

Hong Kong protests: police arrest more than 20 after violent clashes Tense standoffs follow peaceful march with police resorting to teargas and pepper spray on third consecutive day of mass protest Demonstrators in Hon...
10:32, 08/05/2019

Hong Kong protesters rally in luxury shopping area Hong Kong’s summer of protests continued Sunday as demonstrators occupied various neighborhoods and a high-end shopping area before being pushed back...
07:00, 08/05/2019

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns Sunday's violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday condemned the violence that broke out hours earlier when weapon-wielding masked assailants attacked pro-democra...
08:32, 07/23/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Latest: Clashes involving Hong Kong protests get violent Clashes involving Hong Kong’s protest movement escalated violently as police launch tear gas and subway riders were attacked by masked assailants who...
06:16, 07/22/2019

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

Hong Kong’s Leader Offers No Solutions After Night of Violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam failed Monday to allay public anger over violent attacks in the city overnight, condemning what she called “riotous...
15:16, 07/22/2019

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 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 protests descend into chaos during citywide strike Police fire teargas and rubber bullets in clashes with thousands of demonstratorsHong Kong protesters have clashed with police and fought off a group...
05:32, 08/06/2019

Police battle protesters as strike paralyses Hong Kong Police fired tear gas at protesters in multiple parts of Hong Kong on Monday after a general strike hit transport and the city's Beijing-backed leade...
03:32, 08/06/2019

The horrifying moment as Hong Kong reporter livestreams being attacked A man in a pink shirt and jeans is seen trying to hit people with a stick over the barrier of a train’s passenger gantry. In the next moment, he runs...
21:32, 07/22/2019

Protesters calling for 'free Hong Kong' converge on airport Several hundred protesters calling for democracy and some chanting "free Hong Kong" converged on the Chinese-ruled city's airport on Friday as neighb...
09:16, 07/26/2019

The Face of a Faceless Protest: Meet Hong Kong’s Ventus Lau Standing at the top of a staircase, a young man addresses a couple of thousand anti-government demonstrators. “Our protest today is peaceful an...
09:48, 07/26/2019

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

| Tear gas, rubber bullets fired at Hong Kong protesters Riot police in Hong Kong launched volleys of tear gas and rubber bullets during hours of running battles with pro-democracy protesters close to Beiji...
14:16, 07/29/2019

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

Incredible scenes of police and protesters clashing in Hong Kong The demonstrators are demanding direct elections for the semi-autonomous Chinese territory's leader.        ...
18:16, 07/29/2019

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

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

Beijing Presses Hong Kong Government to Quell Unrest 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...
02:48, 07/30/2019

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

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

New protest erupts as Hong Kong charges 44 activists with rioting Hundreds of people surrounded a police station in Hong Kong on Tuesday chanting "free the martyrs" after 44 activists were charged with rioting follo...
20:48, 07/30/2019

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

The Latest: Fireworks injure 6 in Hong Kong amid protests Hong Kong police say six men were hurt by an eruption of fireworks early Wednesday near a police station where protesters clashed with officers after...
01:16, 07/31/2019

'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 protesters charged with rioting as violence flares Supporters gather outside court where accused appeared, chanting ‘liberate Hong Kong’ More than 20 people have appeared in court in Hong Kong charged...
12:16, 07/31/2019

Protesters clash in Hong Kong as cycle of violence intensifies Hong Kong police clashed with thousands of protesters on Sunday, as they sought to defend China's main representative office from crowds seething ove...
03:16, 07/29/2019

Hong Kong: Chaos ensues as fresh protests kick off Police have once again fired tear gas at protesters, the latest clashes in a weekslong political standoff. Authorities banned a rally through a popul...
19:48, 07/28/2019

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters gather in international airport Local airline workers joined the demonstrators, who convened in the main arrivals area. They intend to continue demonstrating on Hong Kong streets th...
13:16, 07/26/2019

Hong Kong startup challenges Android-Apple dominance The KaiOS is powering some of the world's cheapest, fastest-selling mobile phones, which are helping millions get online, especially in India and Afr...
19:00, 07/26/2019

How Hong Kong’s Protestors Are Hindering (and Hijacking) the Tools of Surveillance Simply moving through the physical world in regions with massive, powerful surveillance systems threatens to strip one of their anonymity, and in pla...
22:48, 07/26/2019

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

Hong Kong Protests: Thousands Converge on Town Where Mob Rampaged Despite a police ban, protesters gathered on Saturday in Yuen Long, the place where suspected gang members attacked demonstrators and bystanders last...
10:32, 07/27/2019

Thousands defy police ban, march in Hong Kong district Thousands of protesters are marching in a Hong Kong district despite police warnings that their presence would spark confrontations with local reside...
10:48, 07/27/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Clash With Police at March Against Mob Violence Police fired tear gas to disperse tens of thousands of demonstrators who defied an official ban and flooded the residential town of Yuen Long Saturda...
12:00, 07/27/2019

Hong Kong protests: Is the government losing control of law and order? After dozens of protesters were beaten by a mob at a train station, experts are warning that the escalating violence between opposing camps could bec...
18:48, 07/22/2019

Hong Kong protesters defy warnings with weekend rallies Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong hold a mass rally as they face down increasingly stern warnings from China over weeks of unrest that have plu...
18:32, 08/03/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas after protesters defy ban Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas at protesters who defied authorities’ warnings not to march in a neighborhood where six days earlier a mob ap...
15:48, 07/27/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Angry Over Mob Beatings Clash With Police Huge protests fueled by opposition allegations that authorities allowed attacks on demonstrators sparked violent skirmishes, as police fired tear gas...
21:16, 07/27/2019

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: Thousands mobilize for anti-triad rally Defying a police ban, protesters rallied through a New Territories' town where a mob brutally attacked people last week. Riot police fired dozens of ...
23:48, 07/27/2019

Parts of Hong Kong Paralyzed by Protests After Clashes With Police Huge demonstrations fueled by anger over the police’s reaction to protests over a controversial extradition bill sparked violent skirmishes on Saturd...
14:16, 07/28/2019

Hong Kong charges 44 protesters with rioting, grants bail More than 40 people appeared in a Hong Kong court on Wednesday charged with rioting for their role in a recent protest that turned violent when thous...
12:16, 07/31/2019

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

Hong Kong airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest Hong Kong International Airport said in a statement that the demonstration “seriously disrupted” airport operations. It said all check-in...
17:51, 08/12/2019

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

Tesla car catches fire in Hong Kong parking lot: media A Tesla Inc electric car caught fire in a parking lot in a Hong Kong shopping mall, the Apple Daily newspaper said on Tuesday, but no one was injured...
19:48, 05/14/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in latest protests Tear gas has been fired by police at protesters in Hong Kong after anti-government marches took place in two areas where demonstrations had been bann...
19:00, 08/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters continue marches in defiance of police ban HONG KONG — Protesters marched in two Hong Kong neighborhoods Saturday in defiance of a ban by police who have clashed repeatedly with government cri...
18:32, 08/10/2019

Activists lay sunflowers at memorial site for Hong Kong protester Hong Kong activists on Thursday lay sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site for a man who fell to his death during recent protests against an ...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Hong Kong airport sit-in continues in 10th weekend of protests Thousands of demonstrators on Saturday continued what is intended to be a peaceful three-day sit-in at Hong Kong's international airport -- the 10th ...
17:00, 08/10/2019

| 'P is for protest': Hong Kong families join pro-democracy rally Armed with balloons and strollers, several hundred families have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to show support for pro-democracy protests that ar...
14:00, 08/10/2019

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

'P is for protest': Hong Kong families take to the streets in pro-democracy rally Event billed as rally to ‘guard our children’s future’ given permit by authorities, unlike others planned for weekendArmed with balloons and stroller...
09:00, 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

Hong Kong protesters stage airport sit-in for international support Pro-democracy protesters held a sit-in in the arrivals hall of Hong Kong's airport. City leaders have said they will not concede to protesters' deman...
00:00, 08/10/2019

Parents of dead Hong Kong protester urge others to carry on The parents of a Hong Kong man who plunged to his death after putting up banners against divisive extradition legislation have urged young people to ...
05:32, 07/12/2019

Are artificial islands the answer to Hong Kong’s housing crisis? Will a $60bn development to house 1.1 million people help to ease the world’s most unaffordable property market or is it simply ‘pouring money into t...
08:16, 07/12/2019

| WATCH | 'It's humanitarian': The medics helping Hong Kong's protesters In the early days of Hong Kong's protests, Jonathan put out a call on a messaging app seeking fellow medics to aid demonstrators - within a day, 4 00...
20:32, 08/09/2019

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

Hong Kong shopping district shrouded in tear gas, demonstations Police in Hong Kong fire tear gas at pro-democracy protesters in the Tsim Sha Tsui district - famous destination for tourists and shoppers, after pro...
04:32, 08/11/2019

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong International Airport Protesters occupied the Hong Kong International Airport Monday, forcing officials to cancel flights. The airport is the eighth largest in the world. ...
17:51, 08/12/2019

6 Arrested In Protest At Hong Kong's Popular Tourist Area Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to...
14:16, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Are Fueled by a Broader Demand: More Democracy Underlying the opposition to a bill allowing extraditions to mainland China is public dissatisfaction with a political system that leaves many people...
15:00, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong’s Airport Is Shut Down Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters occupied Hong Kong’s airport on Monday, prompting officials to cancel thousands of flights, causing tra...
16:35, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: Extradition bill is 'dead' The pro-Beijing leader has said her government's handling of the controversial extradition bill had been a "total failure." Pro-democracy protesters ...
05:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill 'is dead' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam declared a controversial extradition law that has caused mass protests throughout the island "dead" Tuesday, stating the ...
06:32, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong airport suspends check-ins due to pro-democracy protest Hong Kong airport on Monday suspended check-ins for all remaining flights due to pro-democracy protests taking place inside arrival terminals, accord...
12:35, 08/12/2019