NEWSW.WORLD: Latest World and US News of the Day 09:00, 2019-08-16

French 'Spiderman' travels to Hong Kong and climbs tower to unfurl banner pleading for peace

French "Spiderman" freeclimber Alain Robert, who stunned London by scaling the Heron Tower bare-handed, has climbed a 68-storey Hong Kong skyscraper ...

French 'Spiderman' travels to Hong Kong and climbs tower to unfurl banner pleading for peace

Source: www.standard.co.uk

 

French 'Spiderman' Alain Robert travels to Hong Kong and climbs tower to unfurl banner pleading for peace French "Spiderman" freeclimber Alain Robert, who stunned London by scaling the Heron Tower bare-handed, has climbed a 68-storey Hong Kong skyscraper ...
09:40, 2019-08-16

French 'Spiderman' climbs Hong Kong tower with 'peace banner' Amid ongoing pro-democracy protests, French climber Alain Robert scaled a Hong Kong skyscraper with a reconciliation flag. Robert said he hoped to "r...
10:04, 2019-08-16

'French Spiderman' Scales Hong Kong Skyscraper With 'Peace Banner' Daredevil Alain Robert -- dubbed the 'French Spiderman' -- climbed a Hong Kong skyscraper on Friday and unfurled a "peace banner" as the financial hu...
05:24, 2019-08-16

Pleading Hong Kong protester draws comparisons to Tiananmen Square’s ‘Tank Man’ Photos and video of an unarmed Hong Kong protester pleading with a cop who has their pistol drawn have gone viral on social media — with users drawin...
05:08, 2019-08-27

Zenit Supporters Unfurl Racist Banner To Protest The Signing Of A Black Player During a match between Zenit St. Petersburg and FC Krasnodar, Zenir supporters revealed a banner with a message to those at the head of their club th...
23:20, 2019-08-04

Crystal Palace fans unfurl protest banner against Amazon Premier League deal Crystal Palace supporters staged a protest against the Premier League's deal with Amazon Prime Video during Tuesday's win over Bournemouth....
11:04, 2019-12-04

Rangers progress after Legia fans unfurl banner featuring Pope John Paul II • Alfredo Morelos wins it for Steven Gerrard’s side• Scottish champions Celtic go through 6-1 on aggregateAlfredo Morelos sparked jubilant scenes at ...
03:04, 2019-08-30

Hong Kong protesters sing Star Spangled Banner, appeal to Trump to ‘liberate’ city HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of Hong Kong protesters on Sunday sang the Star Spangled Banner and called on President Donald Trump to “liberate...
21:36, 2019-09-08

Hong Kong protesters march in peace after weeks of chaos Thousands of pro-democracy protesters march in peace in the city's center to "show the world that Hong Kong people can be totally peaceful." The day ...
13:16, 2019-08-18

Peace more distant than ever in Hong Kong as battle grips universities Some accuse government of stoking unrest as pretext for delaying electionsA burst of violence in Hong Kong has pushed the city, gripped by more than ...
16:20, 2019-11-13

Hong Kong’s peace prospects recede amid teargas and smoke As protests intensify it is hard to see how deadlock can end without death or serious injuryOver the last few weeks, protesters in Hong Kong have tak...
19:08, 2019-08-06

As government pleads for peace and calm, Hong Kong prepares for a big rally Hong Kong's new police commissioner, Chris Tang, said his force would take a flexible approach to demonstrations, using "both the hard and soft appro...
03:40, 2019-12-08

Why China fears sending the tanks into Hong Kong | Howard W French A crackdown could alienate the mainland’s middle class and damage Xi Jinping’s standingTwo decades ago, many scholars began predicting that as China’...
07:52, 2019-10-16

French ‘spiderman’ scales Hong Kong skyscraper amid mass protests French “spiderman” climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-story skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China ...
17:56, 2019-08-16

Eiffel Tower evacuated as man climbs the landmark The Eiffel Tower in Paris is being evacuated after a man was seen climbing up the side of the structure on Monday afternoon, officials told CNN....
17:08, 2019-05-20

Eiffel Tower evacuated after man climbs iconic structure The Eiffel Tower was evacuated Monday and surrounding streets blocked off after a man was seen scaling the iconic landmark in the heart of Paris. “Th...
17:52, 2019-05-20

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...
23:24, 2019-06-09

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...
11:40, 2019-05-08

China suspends review of US requests to send military ships and aircraft to Hong Kong in response to Hong Kong human rights bill Shutterstock / Lewis Tse Pui Lung China's Foreign Ministry on Monday said the country is suspending its review of requests made by US military ships ...
10:12, 2019-12-02

UK says it is 'shocked and appalled' after an ex-Hong Kong consulate employee alleged he was chained up and beaten in China in order to spill information on Hong Kong protests Vernon Yuen/NurPhoto via Getty Images British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on Wednesday condemned China's treatment of a former employee of Britain...
00:52, 2019-11-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug, French fighters in Iraq, Mediterranean migrant and Aden updates Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; break...
16:48, 2019-08-14

French 'Spider-Man' climbs Frankfurt skyscraper French free climber Alain Robert, known as "Spider-Man" for his exploits, succeeded in climbing the 153-meter Skyper skyscraper before being arrested...
04:32, 2019-09-29

French 'Spiderman' climbs Frankfurt skyscraper French free climber Alain Robert, known as "Spiderman" for his exploits, succeeded in climbing the 153-meter Skyper skyscraper before being arrested ...
15:52, 2019-09-28

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...
00:24, 2019-08-14

‘French Spider-Man’ busted climbing 500-foot tower in Germany His “Spidey sense” couldn’t get him out of this jam. Alain Robert, who earned the nickname “French Spider-Man” for his ...
16:56, 2019-09-28

Coming Clean: The French Government Has Admitted That The Eiffel Tower Is Meant To Be A Statue Of An Elephant But It Sucks A shocking truth has just emerged about one of the world’s most iconic landmarks: The French government has admitted that the Eiffel Tower is meant t...
19:40, 2019-08-19

What is it like to visit Hong Kong right now? Hong Kongers have been protesting for more than four months and demonstrations are becoming more violent and disruptive. The city's leaders have main...
07:20, 2019-10-15

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...
12:56, 2019-08-15

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...
19:20, 2019-08-13

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...
02:00, 2019-08-23

Balfron Tower flats: first look at the new revamp of Ernő Goldfinger's iconic Brutalist tower in Poplar Brutalist Balfron Tower in Poplar introduced East Enders to high-rise living. Now the modernist block has been refurbished with new flats on sale....
11:12, 2019-09-30

Balfron Tower flats: first look at the new revamp of Ernő Goldfinger's iconic Brutalist tower in Poplar Brutalist Balfron Tower in Poplar introduced East Enders to high-rise living. Now the modernist block has been refurbished with new flats on sale....
09:24, 2019-09-25

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...
13:36, 2019-06-12

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 ...
15:28, 2019-07-10

How Hong Kong has changed since handover In 1997, Britain handed Hong Kong back to China in a one-country, two-systems agreement. Learn how Hong Kong has changed since then, including for tr...
02:52, 2019-04-26

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...
23:32, 2019-06-19

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...
21:28, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Protests: Why It's a "BUY" Signal Protests in Hong Kong have now entered their 2nd month. The mainstream investment world is worried. Is it time to sell the Hang Seng and Shanghai Com...
22:52, 2019-08-26

What You Need to Know About the Hong Kong Airport Cancellations Nearly 200 flights to and from the airport on Monday have been canceled, rescheduled or rerouted....
12:48, 2019-08-13

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...
06:16, 2019-05-30

Hong Kong: ‘Revolution is war, and no war is without bloodshed’ Anger is rising as the state crackdown intensifies, and protesters say they are prepared for confrontation and sacrificeRyan Lee, a 27-year-old compu...
23:28, 2019-08-31

Hong Kong is still a 'very effective' aviation hub Andrew Herdman of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines says Hong Kong has been through tough times and crises before, and he has "every confidenc...
08:52, 2019-11-25

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...
08:48, 2019-06-15

Notting Hill fire: Blaze breaks out at west London tower block close to Grenfell Tower Seventy firefighters rushed to Notting Hill after a fire broke out on a twelfth floor balcony in a tower block close to Grenfell Tower....
16:48, 2019-08-23

Hong Kong protests halted in memory of 9/11 Hong Kong has been rocked by months of sometimes violent unrest, prompted by anger over planned legislation to allow extraditions to China, but broad...
13:24, 2019-09-11

Students in Hong Kong Strike on First Day of Classes Tens of thousands of students in Hong Kong participated in a widespread strike by boycotting their first day of classes Monday. They joined hundreds ...
21:00, 2019-09-02

Hong Kong protesters using Bluetooth Bridgefy app They want to communicate with each other while avoiding snooping from the Chinese authorities....
14:00, 2019-09-03

Pro-Beijing lawmaker 'stabbed' in Hong Kong Junius Ho hospitalised after attack that comes amid protests The pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho has been attacked in an apparent stabbing in Hong Kon...
06:08, 2019-11-06

Hong Kong chief says extradition law will go to legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition law will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam&#...
05:16, 2019-06-11

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she would ‘quit’ if she could HONG KONG – Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused “unforgivable havoc” by igniting the political crisis engulfi...
02:40, 2019-09-03

Hong Kong protests: about 100 still holed up at university 600 protesters surrendered to authorities at Polytechnic University overnight, says Carrie LamAbout 100 protesters remain holed up at a university su...
11:00, 2019-11-19

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 ...
12:36, 2019-06-24

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...
00:36, 2019-08-22

EU: Hong Kong developments are 'extremely worrying' The arrest of several prominent pro-democracy activists raised concern among EU foreign ministers. With Chinese soldiers stationed at the border with...
18:08, 2019-08-30

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...
03:48, 2019-08-19

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 ...
00:44, 2019-08-19

At Hong Kong Protests, Art That Imitates Life Instagram-ready works of art and graphic design — sometimes whimsical, mostly anonymous — are defining features of the city’s antigovernment demonstr...
16:48, 2019-10-11

2 Hong Kong protesters charged under new mask ban An 18-year-old student and a 38-year-old woman were the first to be prosecuted under the ban, which came into force Saturday under sweeping emergency...
13:40, 2019-10-07

Hong Kong Protests Are Growing Outside Of Blizzcon This year’s Blizzcon in Anaheim, California has only just begun, but already, a crowd of more than 30 protesters has gathered outside the convention ...
20:12, 2019-11-01

Demonstrators and police clash in Hong Kong Police use pepper spray and truncheons after peaceful march in border districtClashes broke out between police and protesters in Hong Kong on Saturda...
15:48, 2019-07-13

Firebombs set off near 2 Hong Kong police stations HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong are investigating apparent firebomb attacks outside the police headquarters and a police station. Police sa...
13:24, 2019-06-07

Hong Kong plunges into deep recession 3.2% quarterly fall rivals the worst three-month slide during the 2008 financial crisis Hong Kong has plunged into deep recession after its economy w...
17:36, 2019-10-31

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of H...
11:56, 2019-06-09

American War Machine Finds Its Way to Hong Kong As the world watches pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong get pelted with tear gas, it turns out Americans need to look closer to home. In an investi...
03:24, 2019-09-06

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...
05:08, 2019-06-21

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,...
09:56, 2019-07-11

Hong Kong protesters march against 'totalitarianism' Hong Kongers have taken to the streets as part of a coordinated day of global protests aimed at casting a shadow over communist China's upcoming 70th...
13:00, 2019-09-29

Hong Kong protesters take up self-defense classes HONG KONG — Before protests erupted across her Hong Kong hometown five months ago, 31-year-old Pino was a dancer, taking various types of eveni...
20:32, 2019-11-01

A Hong Kong stock just plunged 76% in 30 minutes Getty Images Another Hong Kong stock just plunged, shedding 76% of its value in 30 minutes of trading. China First Capital Group, an investment group...
11:48, 2019-11-27

Protesters in Hong Kong to take their message to U.S. consulate Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced concessions this week aimed at ending the protests, including formally scrapping a hugely unpopular extradition...
04:16, 2019-09-08

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against B...
16:12, 2019-06-23

At least five wounded during knife attack in Hong Kong Pro-democracy politician’s ear bitten off by attacker allegedly shouting in MandarinA man went on a knife rampage in Hong Kong leaving at least five ...
18:08, 2019-11-03

Hong Kong police end university siege The standoff at Hong Kong Polytechnic University was one of the most violent episodes in six months of protests. But the end of the siege saw activis...
21:12, 2019-11-29

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...
13:16, 2019-05-11

Why Gamers Are Protesting BlizzCon for Hong Kong Blizzard, the video game company, sparked a backlash after punishing a player who supported demonstrators in Hong Kong. Now, the company’s convention...
17:44, 2019-11-02

Hong Kong protesters take to streets despite police ban Activists bring traffic to standstill on 13th weekend of protests after wave of arrests on Friday Thousands of demonstrators have defied a police ban...
11:00, 2019-08-31

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...
14:56, 2019-08-17

Hong Kong police end unversity siege The standoff at Hong Kong Polytechnic University was one of the most violent episodes in six months of protests. But the end of the siege saw activis...
09:20, 2019-11-29

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...
20:16, 2019-08-13

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...
17:00, 2019-07-11

Hong Kong: 'For the protesters, this is a kind of end game' The mayhem in the streets of Hong Kong has reached its universities. Political scientist Stephan Ortmann, who teaches at one of them, does not believ...
00:16, 2019-11-16

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...
11:20, 2019-07-23

Overwatch's Mei Is Becoming A Symbol Of The Hong Kong Resistance After Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai called for the liberation of Hong Kong, Blizzard suspended the Hearthstone player and withheld any prize money. The d...
11:20, 2019-10-09

Hong Kong on 'brink of total breakdown' Police have raised security levels around Hong Kong on Wednesday after violence escalated overnight. Authorities are targeting security at university...
08:48, 2019-11-13

Flash mob protesters arrested in Hong Kong Demonstrators have used cat-and-mouse tactics with riot police, diffusing into small groups to complicate policing efforts. But police have also resp...
14:24, 2019-10-13

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...
17:00, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests: Man set on fire after row with campaigners The victim was reportedly doused in flammable liquid after telling them 'you're not Chinese'...
08:56, 2019-11-11

Hong Kong flash mob protesters arrested Demonstrators have used cat-and-mouse tactics with riot police, diffusing into small groups to complicate policing efforts. But police have also resp...
04:08, 2019-10-14

Hong Kong: why thugs may be doing the government’s work Sunday’s assault was blamed on criminals, but there are signs of links to pro-Beijing figuresAt a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker made ...
08:28, 2019-07-23

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...
16:48, 2019-08-15

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...
20:00, 2019-07-22

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 ...
17:00, 2019-07-23

Two German citizens detained in Hong Kong Two Germans have been detained during a police operation against protesters in Tuen Mun, a part of Hong Kong. They are receiving consular assistance....
18:40, 2019-11-15

Hong Kong: 'For the protesters, this is a kind of endgame' The mayhem in the streets of Hong Kong has reached its universities. Political scientist Stephan Ortmann, who teaches at one of them, does not believ...
15:56, 2019-11-16

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...
04:08, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong: the story of one protester – podcast A Hong Kong protester describes why he has returned to the streets, week in week out, in the face of an increasingly brutal crackdown by the authorit...
04:28, 2019-10-15

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...
14:44, 2019-06-28

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...
12:44, 2019-07-02

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...
16:20, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong lawmakers take mask ban to court Pro-democracy legislators are hoping for an injunction against the ban on face masks and government emergency powers. Metro stations have partially r...
05:52, 2019-10-06

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...
12:08, 2019-07-26

In Hong Kong, Life Goes On (Despite the Whiff of Tear Gas) Most Hong Kongers have never seen anything like this summer. But that doesn’t mean the city has come to a halt....
10:32, 2019-08-27

Pepe the Frog Means Something Different in Hong Kong—Right? Pepe is popping up all over Hong Kong—on walls, in forums, in sticker packs for apps—as a symbol of resistance against an authoritarian state....
23:36, 2019-08-23

Apple bans Hong Kong protest location app The smartphone app provides information about the location of police and where tear gas was being used....
14:12, 2019-10-03

Hong Kong police say university has become 'refuge for criminals' Students assemble with petrol bombs as riot police use tear gas and beat demonstratorsPolice have accused a Hong Kong university of being a “manufact...
15:24, 2019-11-13

Mystery American gets caught up in Hong Kong crackdown Video of the arrest by Hong Kong police of a man who appeared to an American went viral Saturday as social media users publicized the violence that a...
04:24, 2019-09-01

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...
17:00, 2019-08-04

'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...
21:32, 2019-08-19

Recession grips Hong Kong, protesters defiant Strife-torn Hong Kong's economy plunged into recession in the third quarter, falling 3.2% between July and September. Its administration blames "loca...
12:04, 2019-11-15

Blizzard Loses Sponsor Over Hong Kong Actions When Blizzard decided to take action against a pro Hearthstone player for speaking out over the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, they ate a lot of shit...
00:08, 2019-10-30

Hong Kong protesters in UK say they face pro-Beijing intimidation Police have had to intervene and separate groups at events in university citiesSupporters of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests say they are being in...
13:56, 2019-10-18

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...
13:16, 2019-06-30

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 ...
12:36, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong's favorite mango dessert is now in California Hui Lau Shan just opened its first US location in Irvine, California. This famous dessert shop originated in Hong Kong and specializes in desserts ma...
21:32, 2019-11-01

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...
06:04, 2019-08-04

Hong Kong: Record turnout for district elections The local elections are widely seen as a referendum on the popularity of top leadership after months of civil unrest. The district councils are the o...
07:52, 2019-11-24

We have a 'revival' plan for Hong Kong tourism: TICHK Alice Chan of the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong says the council needs to wait for the "appropriate time to relaunch" Hong Kong's tourism...
11:28, 2019-10-02

BlizzCon Is Today. Here’s Why Gamers Are Protesting It for Hong Kong. Blizzard, the video game company, sparked a backlash after punishing a player who supported demonstrators in Hong Kong. Now, the company’s convention...
19:56, 2019-11-01

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...
04:44, 2019-06-27

Jean Chrétien hospitalized in Hong Kong as a precaution Former Canadian prime minister Jean Chrétien was admitted to a Hong Kong hospital as a preventive measure....
17:04, 2019-07-09

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...
17:32, 2019-06-30

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 ...
14:08, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong protests show no signs of slowing down Protesters threw more than 20 petrol bombs at a police station in the gritty working class district of Mong Kok across the harbour in Kowloon....
04:20, 2019-10-14

'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 ...
04:12, 2019-06-30

Hong Kong is a SAR of China — What that means and how it affects protests Protesters in Hong Kong believe the civil rights granted to the special administrative region are at stake....
19:52, 2019-07-09

Opinion: The ball is now in Hong Kong government's court Hong Kongers sent a clear message to the city's government in the local elections held this weekend. But no one really believes Chief Executive Carri...
13:20, 2019-11-25

Second death in Hong Kong protests as Xi demands end to violence Victim is thought to have been hit by brick during clash between protesters and pro-Beijing residentsA second man has died during the protests in Hon...
20:16, 2019-11-14

Carrie Lam warns Hong Kong in a 'very dangerous situation' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has made her first media appearance in days amid mass anti-government protests. Lam condemned the violence and said that ...
07:32, 2019-08-05

Hong Kong court rejects bid to suspend mask ban A Hong Kong judge has rejected a bid from the city's pro-democracy legislators to suspend the government's ban on wearing face masks at protests. Fur...
09:04, 2019-10-06

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...
13:40, 2019-08-19

Portraits of Hong Kong's masked protesters – in pictures For many protesters in Hong Kong, identity is entwined with surveillance and their masks shield them from the dangers of government identification. C...
09:16, 2019-11-13

Few convinced by Apple's case for Hong Kong app removal Apple's removal of an app used to track Hong Kong police leads to claims it was bowing to Beijing pressure....
04:20, 2019-10-11

UK travellers' phones could be checked at Hong Kong border Devices may be examined at crossings to mainland China, Foreign Office saysHong Kong latest: protesters join hands in 30-mile human chainBritish trav...
21:36, 2019-08-23

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...
18:52, 2019-06-21

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...
11:04, 2019-08-10

Hong Kong protesters turn to Uber and Pokemon Demonstrators make use of high-tech services to keep their struggle alive and evade being tracked....
13:00, 2019-08-09

Hong Kong on edge after intense weekend of clashes Protesters have called for a general strike on Monday but the city appeared to return to relative calm with shops open and trains operating....
05:04, 2019-09-02

Hong Kong: Pro-democracy candidates win landslide victory A historic turnout voted heavily in favor of pro-democracy hopefuls in a ballot viewed as a referendum on support for anti-government protests. The d...
05:24, 2019-11-25

China and the NBA are coming to blows over a pro-Hong Kong tweet. Here's why. Will Newton/Getty Images The NBA and China are locked in an escalating feud sparked by a tweet that voiced support for protests in Hong Kong. The feu...
08:16, 2019-10-11

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...
13:40, 2019-08-04

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam announces face mask ban Chief Executive Carrie Lam held a news conference amid reports the government would introduce an anti-mask law. Protesters took to the street to demo...
09:28, 2019-10-04

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 ...
16:12, 2019-08-09

Hong Kong police shoot protester in chest A demonstrator was shot in the chest at point-blank range during a clash with the police. It is the first injury from a live round in nearly four mon...
14:16, 2019-10-01

Hong Kong extradition law opponents plan another protest Hong Kong was promised a "high degree of autonomy" when colonial rule ended in 1997, but residents complain that is being eroded....
16:28, 2019-06-29

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’...
15:20, 2019-06-29

Hong Kong: Protesters holed up in university campuses Protesters have taken over major university campuses in the city. Police announced on Friday that they will be treating the death of a man hit by a b...
07:44, 2019-11-15

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...
18:24, 2019-08-13

Flowertime and Hong Kong rallies: Monday’s best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading......
15:08, 2019-08-12

Pro-Beijing lawmaker stabbed while campaigning in Hong Kong After receiving initial medical treatment, Junius Ho told reporters the knife had been blocked by his rib cage and he was left with a minor 2-centime...
12:12, 2019-11-06

Pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho stabbed in Hong Kong A lawmaker known for his heated arguments with pro-democracy protesters has been injured by an unknown assailant. Police said the perpetrator was als...
07:20, 2019-11-06

Hong Kong universities: a new battleground between protesters and police As a political solution remains out of sight, violence between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong has escalated as many young people see themselve...
15:20, 2019-11-18

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...
17:48, 2019-08-06

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...
20:52, 2019-07-03

Former UK official in Hong Kong 'tortured in 15-day China ordeal' Simon Cheng, who worked at consulate, alleges repeated mental and physical abuseA former employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong has alleged h...
12:20, 2019-11-20

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...
17:24, 2019-06-24

Sieren's China: Beijing is coy about plans for Hong Kong There's an apocalyptic feeling in Hong Kong. Dialogue between the city-state's government and the protesters seems further off than ever. DW's Frank ...
16:16, 2019-11-20

Opinion: No political solution in sight in Hong Kong Hong Kong police is threatening to use live ammunition, but applying more force will not solve the situation. Hong Kong is facing a political crisis ...
11:00, 2019-11-18

Teenage Hong Kong protester on why he won’t surrender to police “Even if you get arrested or die, you know that you’ve tried your best and you’ve got no regrets,” he said....
17:48, 2019-11-20

Protesters urge discussion of Hong Kong issues at G-20 HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters In Hong Kong opposed to contentious extradition legislation are calling on leaders of the U.S., the European Union and ot...
06:16, 2019-06-26

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...
23:40, 2019-08-12

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...
14:08, 2019-06-25

Hong Kong: Will violence kill the pro-democracy movement? HK student activist Joey Siu tells DW's Conflict Zone: "It is the government that forces us to take on the streets and to break the laws."...
20:28, 2019-11-06

We Put Hong Kong on the 52 Places to Go List. Things Got Complicated. The planned stops on the 52 Places Traveler’s trip around the world included a mainland China ski area, and the vibrant former British colony. Neithe...
11:48, 2019-11-19

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...
15:56, 2019-08-12

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...
16:00, 2019-06-25

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...
14:52, 2019-08-12

Hong Kong: police say surrender is only option for protesters Hundreds trapped inside Polytechnic as demonstrators try to break campus siegeHong Kong police have fought running battles with protesters trying to ...
19:32, 2019-11-18

Hong Kong: How Chinese media are reporting the crisis The months-long unrest in Hong Kong has been escalating over the past few weeks. Mainland China's state-run media sharply criticize the protesters' a...
15:16, 2019-11-19

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....
01:16, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong airport cancels flights over protest Hong Kong International Airport said in a statement that the demonstration “seriously disrupted” airport operations. It said all check-in...
14:04, 2019-08-12

Sieren's China: Learning from the mistakes in Hong Kong Beijing, wanting to learn from the mistakes made in Hong Kong, intends to develop more affordable public housing in Shenzhen. But this will not be a ...
16:44, 2019-11-07

'A nuclear option': Hong Kong and the threat of the emergency law Analysts say use of draconian law that would allow censorship, arrest and deportation could push city into bigger crisisThe Hong Kong government’s hi...
09:17, 2019-08-28

China may flex legal muscles over Hong Kong BEIJING — Criticism from China’s rubber-stamp parliament of a Hong Kong court decision is raising concerns that Beijing may move to flex its legal mu...
19:52, 2019-11-19

Hong Kong police detain seven pro-democracy lawmakers The arrests come a day after the death of a student during a police clampdown. The Chinese territory is bracing for the 24th weekend of disruption....
10:04, 2019-11-09

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 ...
09:12, 2019-08-20

Hong Kong extradition bill: What is it and why are people protesting? Protesters said on Sunday that they do not trust that China would not use the law to extradite political and religious prisoners....
19:32, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong: US Congress throws weight behind protesters In a nod to pro-democracy protesters, US Congress has passed two bills supporting human rights in Hong Kong. China has threatened unspecified counter...
03:24, 2019-11-21

Hong Kong lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black have joined a silent march in Hong Kong to protest proposed amendments to an extrad...
18:08, 2019-06-06

Hong Kong: Violence erupts at university campus Fresh clashes have broken out at a besieged Hong Kong university where anti-government protesters have been camping out for the past several days. Th...
07:20, 2019-11-17

Hong Kong protesters ask for British help in pressuring China The Chinese-ruled territory has been rocked by weeks of sometimes violent pro-democracy protests, with demonstrators angry about what they see as cre...
05:16, 2019-09-15

Hong Kong: Police fire tear gas at protesters Protesters in Hong Kong have defied police demonstration bans and taken to the streets. Police used tear gas on protesters at a number of locations a...
16:44, 2019-08-11

Hong Kong protesters in fresh standoff with police Demonstrators went ahead with a banned march to mark the fifth anniversary of Beijing's move to curtail elections. A hardcore of protesters threw pet...
12:56, 2019-08-31

'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...
04:20, 2019-06-07

Hong Kong Protests Are Growing Outside Of BlizzCon [Update] When this year’s BlizzCon in Anaheim, California kicked off this morning, a crowd of more than 30 protesters gathered outside the convention center t...
02:52, 2019-11-02

Hong Kong protesters defy the mask ban – in pictures Masked protesters streamed onto the streets of Hong Kong after the city’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, employed colonial-era emergency powers to out...
04:24, 2019-10-07

'We must defend our city': A day in the life of a Hong Kong protester As demonstrations entered their 11th week, the Guardian shadowed a protester for the day at a major anti-government rally banned by the police It is ...
06:00, 2019-08-23

The Latest: Protesters try to break into Hong Kong building HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Combative protesters are...
09:00, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong: city on edge after day of unprecedented violence Universities and schools closed and officers deployed to metro stations after police shooting and man set on fire while arguing with protestersHong K...
04:20, 2019-11-12

The key ingredient in Hong Kong spaghetti is ketchup, and it’s brilliant Today I am going to suggest you cook a dish that puts ketchup on spaghetti. Your instincts might tell you to close this recipe’s tab immediately and ...
18:04, 2019-10-16

Sieren's China: In Hong Kong, it's time for compromise Beijing is not doing itself any favors with its current tactics dealing with protesters in Hong Kong. Frank Sieren thinks the concerns of the protest...
00:16, 2019-08-31

Thousands on streets of Hong Kong rage against mask ban Peaceful protests in heavy rain descend into violence after police try to disperse crowdsThousands of people turned out in heavy rain across Hong Kon...
16:52, 2019-10-06

Hong Kong police shoot man during morning protests Chaos erupted in Hong Kong when security forces cracked down on an early morning protest. Footage showed a police officer shooting a protester at clo...
03:40, 2019-11-11

The 2019 Hong Kong protests, explained in 30 seconds Chris McGrath/Getty Images Protests erupted in Hong Kong in June over a proposed extradition bill by which Hong Kong residents would be brought to ma...
17:12, 2019-10-12

Hong Kong media succumbing to Chinese pressure Reporting has become increasingly difficult in Hong Kong since pro-democracy protests erupted in the city four months ago. Many media organizations w...
16:52, 2019-10-11

Hong Kong's lawyers march against 'political prosecutions' Around 3,000 legal professionals pile pressure on justice department in ninth week of protests Thousands of Hong Kong’s legal professionals have stag...
19:12, 2019-08-07

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...
05:24, 2019-08-12

Politician's ear bitten off during knife attack in Hong Kong Pro-democracy councillor among five wounded by alleged attacker shouting pro-Beijing slogansA man went on a knife rampage in Hong Kong leaving at lea...
21:28, 2019-11-03

Hong Kong: Police threaten to use live rounds Hong Kong police threatened to use live ammunition if protesters continued to wield "deadly weapons" against them, after a policeman suffered an arro...
22:12, 2019-11-17

Hong Kong protests: Knife attacker bites man's ear off A pro-democracy politician who had part of his ear bitten off was among those injured in a knife fight on Sunday. This weekend's clashes marked some ...
17:52, 2019-11-03

Formula E 2019/20 calendar revised, with Hong Kong out Hong Kong has dropped off the final 2019/20 Formula E calendar, which features 12 cities holding 14 races - a record for the electric-powered single-...
22:40, 2019-10-04

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...
18:56, 2019-06-24

Hong Kong shopping mall clashes end in bloodshed HONG KONG — Hong Kong anti-government protesters crowded shopping malls in running clashes with police on Sunday, with several suffering bloody...
15:52, 2019-11-03

Hong Kong protests: airport suspends flights for second day Hundreds of demonstrators stage new rally a day after shutdown at major transport hub Hong Kong’s airport authority has suspended flights for a secon...
12:08, 2019-08-13

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,...
02:44, 2019-07-08

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...
04:52, 2019-06-18

U.S. Navy visits to Hong Kong suspended by China over new law While the nature of the sanctions remained unclear, the move appeared to back up Chinese threats that the U.S. would bear the costs of the decision....
14:04, 2019-12-02

Hong Kong police end dramatic 12-day siege of university Hong Kong police pulled out of a university campus Friday after a 12-day blockade during which they sought to arrest pro-democracy activists holed up...
15:56, 2019-11-29

Police and protesters clash in second Hong Kong town Standoff in Sha Tin over extradition bill comes one day after unrest in Sheung ShuiClashes have erupted again between police and protesters in Hong K...
16:24, 2019-07-14

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...
12:00, 2019-06-20

The Hong Kong protesters have found an anthem in this song from ‘Les Miz’ “Do You Hear the People Sing?” is ringing out across the region, in the streets and in an airport sit-in....
23:36, 2019-08-13

Andy Hui apologizes over apparent infidelity in Hong Kong Hong Kong celebrity Andy Hui has apologized to his family and friends after reports about his apparent dalliance with an actress appeared in the medi...
06:48, 2019-04-17

How Hong Kong protests are inspiring movements worldwide From blocking airports to using encrypted messaging apps, the tactics used by anti-government demonstrators in Hong Kong have been increasingly adopt...
15:48, 2019-10-22

Alibaba soars more than 6% on Hong Kong debut (BABA) AP Photo/Kin Cheung Shares in Alibaba surged more than 6% on their first day of trading in Hong Kong. The Chinese e-commerce giant raised $11.3 billi...
12:04, 2019-11-26

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...
15:44, 2019-06-20

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...
02:04, 2019-05-14

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...
17:24, 2019-08-02

Hong Kong on alert for planned airport protests Hong Kong protesters have said they will disrupt transport to the city's airport following another night of demonstrations and clashes with police. C...
08:04, 2019-09-07

Hong Kong braces for latest in 14 weeks of demonstrations Hong Kong police were bracing for yet more transportation-crippling demonstrations on Saturday. The city’s Chek Lap Kok airport and its rail an...
13:00, 2019-09-07

Joshua Wong: Hong Kong protests 'must continue' Campaigner Joshua Wong has used his trip to Germany to call for an end to police brutality and a broadening of democratic rights in Hong Kong. Talkin...
22:20, 2019-09-10

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...
14:04, 2019-08-16

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...
04:20, 2019-08-15

What to Know About Blizzard, Hong Kong and the Controversy Over Politics in Esports Though video game culture is seldom a quiet, peaceful place, the uproar over Blizzard Entertainment punishing a popular gamer for showing support for...
06:16, 2019-10-21

Anti-mask law: Hong Kong moving toward 'martial law' Hong Kong has passed a new regulation threatening punishment for any protesters caught wearing masks. Expert Willy Lam told DW that the move could ha...
13:20, 2019-10-04

Hong Kong protests against police continue in third day of unrest Thousands gather after police charged peaceful demonstrators on SaturdayA very modern protest: Hongkongers take struggle to UK Thousands of demonstra...
15:40, 2019-07-28

China slaps first sanctions on US over Hong Kong bill US Navy visits to Hong Kong have been suspended. But sanctions on several pro-democracy US NGOs are more symbolic than substantive after China had th...
10:20, 2019-12-02

Hong Kong: Thousands protest extradition bill Thousands of protesters descended on China's representative office in Hong Kong on Sunday, as anger over an extradition bill morphs into a fresh fron...
17:20, 2019-07-21

Hong Kong protesters beg Trump to ‘liberate’ city ​Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday chanted the US national anthem and called on President Trump to “liberate” the Chinese-ru...
17:04, 2019-09-08

'I'll take the blow for them': the volunteers protecting Hong Kong protesters Informal group including social workers, pastors, lawyers and medics have banded together to support demonstratorsLast Saturday, as Hong Kong braced ...
13:16, 2019-09-13

Carrie Lam: China intervention in Hong Kong can't be ruled out Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced on Tuesday that she won't rule out intervention from Beijing to deal with protesters in Hong Kong. She stressed...
07:36, 2019-10-08

Hong Kong protesters sing 'God Save the Queen' Pro-democracy protesters are demanding former colonial power Britain take a stronger stance against China to ensure Hong Kong's special rights. Demon...
10:12, 2019-09-15

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 ...
09:52, 2019-07-31

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...
20:28, 2019-06-18

Fresh anti-government protests hit Hong Kong Some metro services and public facilities have been shuttered as an anti-government protest gets underway in Hong Kong. The march is taking place des...
09:20, 2019-10-20

More violence in Hong Kong as protesters defy marching ban Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters sang “God Save the Queen” and waved Union Jack flags outside the UK consulate in Hong Kong Sunday in...
19:20, 2019-09-15

Police and protesters clash throughout Hong Kong on third day of unrest Authorities fire teargas and rubber bullets at demonstrators who defied ban on rallyingA very modern protest: Hongkongers take struggle to UKHong Kon...
22:00, 2019-07-28

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...
10:28, 2019-07-22

Lawmaker taken to hospital after brawl in Hong Kong legislature Lawmakers clambered over tables, cursed and piled into each other as security personnel tried to maintain order....
18:40, 2019-05-11

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...
10:04, 2019-07-29

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...
00:16, 2019-08-15

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...
15:16, 2019-06-14

How Hong Kong protesters avoid police surveillance Protesters in Hong Kong use low and high-tech ways to avoid being monitored by the authorities....
01:24, 2019-09-26

The Inevitable Cosplay Of Overwatch's Mei Supporting Hong Kong Yesterday, when Kotaku reported that Overwatch’s Mei had been turned into a symbol of the Hong Kong resistance, one commenter wondered if there would...
12:04, 2019-10-10

Chaotic scenes at Hong Kong legislature over extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — There have been chaotic scenes at Hong Kong’s legislative assembly as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to th...
03:56, 2019-05-11

Hong Kong airport reopens after violent protests Hong Kong airport has reopened after being shut down by two days of violent clashes between police and protesters. Airport authorities said they had ...
04:16, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests turn violent again Police fire teargas at protesters after they deface a Chinese flag, set fires and vandalise a stationProtesters in Hong Kong trampled a Chinese flag,...
15:32, 2019-09-22

The Right's Freakout Over the NBA Hong Kong Scandal Is Dripping With Hypocrisy The main basketball story in the world right now is that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted his support of the ongoing protests in H...
21:28, 2019-10-07

Sieren’s China: A revolutionary spark in Hong Kong Clamping down hard on protests in Hong Kong will only help in the short term. Beijing has not yet understood that many young Hong Kong citizens are e...
22:36, 2019-10-10

Hong Kong protesters say they're prepared to fight for democracy 'until we win or we die' Anthony Kwan/Getty Images Millions of people have descended on Hong Kong for over 16 weeks of pro-democracy protests that have turned violent at tim...
15:48, 2019-09-28

Hong Kong journalist hit by Molotov cocktail during protests A journalist covering demonstrations in Hong Kong was recovering Monday after being hit by a Molotov cocktail, which disturbing video shows left part...
16:36, 2019-10-07

The Latest: No debate set for Hong Kong bill after protests HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A Hong Kong Legislative Coun...
06:24, 2019-06-13

Esports affected by Hong Kong-China opinions Not even the world of esports is immune from the effect of the Hong Kong-China protests. On October 8, a professional gamer was suspended and strippe...
05:20, 2019-10-25

Apple approves Hong Kong protest location app The firm had said the app, which shows protesters where the police are, "enabled illegal activity"....
15:24, 2019-10-07

Hong Kong: Lam to withdraw extradition bill, say reports Embattled chief executive will reportedly make announcement on Wednesday after meeting alliesThe Hong Kong leader, Carrie Lam, is expected to formall...
10:20, 2019-09-04

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters Authorities had warned protesters against gathering outside an authorized route, saying they would intervene if necessary. Protesters had gathered to...
16:12, 2019-08-03

Hong Kong university siege: staff say almost all protesters have gone Only one student was found during hours-long search of Polytechnic University campusStaff at Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, the site of a days-...
13:00, 2019-11-26

Hong Kong police use tougher tactics against protesters Hong Kong police have resorted to harsher-than-usual tactics to suppress protesters this week in the city’s most violent turmoil in decades. Po...
13:04, 2019-06-13

WeChat users in the US say the app is censoring their messages about Hong Kong Kyodo News via Getty Images Chinese-Americans using the Chinese app WeChat say they are being censored for writing messages in support of Hong Kong. ...
12:56, 2019-11-26

Hong Kong protesters ask Angela Merkel for support Activist Joshua Wong urged German Chancellor Angela Merkel to use her upcoming trip to China to speak on behalf of the pro-democracy protesters. Wong...
04:52, 2019-09-04

'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...
03:20, 2019-08-19

Depth of Field: Hong Kong's Flash Mob for Democracy In photographer Philip Fong's image, you can almost feel the people of Hong Kong reaching for a future that belongs to them....
00:32, 2019-09-20

Hong Kong riots: What law change do the protesters want, and what it will mean for the city? Violent protests have broken out across Hong Kong as fierce opposition mounts against a proposed bill that would allow extradition to china....
11:28, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong: What's the significance of the local election results? Pro-democracy groups in Hong Kong scored a stunning victory in the district council elections held this weekend. Despite the outcome, Beijing won’t g...
17:00, 2019-11-25

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...
05:52, 2019-08-15

Police, protesters prepare for another showdown in Hong Kong 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...
06:08, 2019-07-28

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...
20:08, 2019-06-16

Apple Removes App That Tracked Hong Kong Police Apple said it was removing the HKmap.live app, which was criticized by Chinese state media, because Hong Kong authorities said protesters used it to ...
06:08, 2019-10-10

Hong Kong police to take ‘flexible’ approach to protesters Hong Kong’s new police commissioner says his team will take a flexible approach when it comes to policing pro-democracy demonstrations Sunday. ...
16:20, 2019-12-07

Hong Kong may suspend controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam is scheduled to hold a press conference, with media reporting she will back down on the bill. The proposed law has triggered t...
08:44, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong parking space sells for nearly $1 million Is there anything more boss than primo parking? At the Center, a 73-story Hong Kong skyscraper, a well-placed parking space reserved for executives a...
19:28, 2019-10-24

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 ...
10:08, 2019-08-18

Protesters in Hong Kong rally for Catalan independence Most banners called for Catalan freedom or denounced perceived police brutality in clashes with Hong Kong protesters over five months of unrest....
18:16, 2019-10-24

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...
04:52, 2019-06-21

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...
11:08, 2019-06-10

Embrace the beautiful, colorful chaos that is Hong Kong From neon signs in the Ladies Market to murals on Hollywood Road to the Big Buddha on Lantau Island, Hong Kong can be a bit overwhelming at first. &...
16:32, 2019-04-15

China willing to use military to crush Hong Kong protests China is willing to use military force in Hong Kong to quell anti-Beijing protests if the local government cannot contain the political crisis....
23:00, 2019-07-24

Police say man who stabbed Hong Kong actor is schizophrenic Police in southern China say the man who stabbed veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam at an event suffers from paranoid schizophrenia...
06:16, 2019-07-21

Customers over the moon with messages on Hong Kong cakes A Hong Kong bakery is doing a roaring trade in mooncakes stamped with messages asking residents to keep up pro-democracy protests....
20:12, 2019-07-12

Hong Kong emergency law 'marks start of authoritarian rule' Analysts say Carrie Lam move could fuel protests and put city’s financial status at riskThe invocation of a draconian law to quell a four-month unres...
12:40, 2019-10-05

Alibaba delays Hong Kong listing due to protests: sources Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have s...
17:52, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong hit by more violence as protests enter 10th week Police fire teargas and beat demonstrators during fierce clashes across cityHong Kong has once more descended into violence, with police firing tearg...
22:32, 2019-08-11

Hong Kong protesters clash with police after student dies The death of a student protester in Hong Kong has spurred on the protest movement and heightened anger at police. Following multiple memorials, fresh...
19:00, 2019-11-08

Hong Kong protesters on frontlines turn to violence, because it was a ‘mistake’ not to Hong Kong protesters stood up to China in the largely peaceful Umbrella movement in 2014. This time, they're more confrontational....
08:28, 2019-08-22

US urges caution in travel advisory for Hong Kong travelers The US State Department issued a travel advisory Wednesday for Hong Kong, urging “increased caution” due to the ongoing civil unrest. Flights resumed...
20:00, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong: Protester in critical condition after being shot by police A Hong Kong protester is in a critical condition after he was shot by police in a terrifying scene caught on video amid demonstrators blocking roads ...
09:00, 2019-11-11

Blackpool sold to Hong Kong financier Simon Sadler for around £10m • League One club finally draw a line under Owen Oyston years• Supporters’ trust representative to act as adviser to the boardBlackpool have been sol...
19:44, 2019-06-13

Protest at Hong Kong Airport Forces More Than 100 Flight Cancellations The cancellations occurred after demonstrators descended on the airport in a show of anger over the police’s handling of unrest the night before....
13:40, 2019-08-12

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam to speak at news conference HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 3 p.m. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam plans a news conference Tuesday afternoon ...
09:32, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong court throws out ex-leader’s misconduct conviction HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court has thrown out former Chief Executive Donald Tsang’s conviction for misconduct relating to a property deal w...
08:04, 2019-06-26

Magic: The Gathering Pro Uses Victory To Spotlight Hong Kong, Is Not Banned At this weekend’s Magic: The Gathering Mythic Championship, pro Lee Shi Tian used his moment in the spotlight to draw attention to the protests in hi...
15:32, 2019-10-21

Hong Kong airport authority cancels flights over protests All flights not yet checked in by Monday afternoon have been cancelled, authority saysHong Kong’s Airport Authority has cancelled all departure fligh...
11:32, 2019-08-12

As a former lawyer, I’m protesting to save the rule of law in Hong Kong | Anonymous The extradition bill would bulldoze our legal system and hurt our economy. I’ve lost faith in China’s promise of democracyThe ninth of June 2019 was ...
15:00, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests show first dent in armour of Xi Jinping Crisis will provide ammunition for his elite enemies inside China’s Communist partyThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising ag...
22:24, 2019-06-17

A Digital Cat-and-Mouse Battle Between Police and Protesters in Hong Kong An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophisticatio...
14:32, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology HONG KONG (AP) — Young Hong Kong residents protesting a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China for trial are seeking ...
16:16, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The dem...
05:28, 2019-06-18

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the...
16:52, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests show first chink in armour of Xi Jinping The crisis will provide immediate ammunition for his elite enemies inside China’s Communist partyThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordina...
21:32, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong: thousands protest over shooting of teenager by police Anger and grief fuel fresh demonstrations after injury of 18-year-old Tsang Chi-kinDriven by anger and grief, thousands of people came out across Hon...
17:08, 2019-10-02

7 Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers detained or face arrest A police statement said one of the lawmakers was charged Saturday. All of them will appear in court on Monday....
05:40, 2019-11-09

Protesters in Hong Kong are now banned from police housing areas The government has refused to concede to the protesters' demand for an independent inquiry into accusations of police brutality....
05:04, 2019-10-15

After 70th anniversary clashes, Hong Kong wakes up to more protests After the heaviest day of clashes since the Hong Kong protests began, people hit the streets to protest the heavy police response. Criticisms center ...
18:44, 2019-10-02

Sieren's China: Hong Kong is losing room to maneuver There is no doubt that Hong Kong belongs to China. But DW's Frank Sieren does not believe fugitives on the island should be extradited to the mainlan...
00:24, 2019-06-14

Hong Kong protests: Man fighting for life after being set on fire by activists A man has been set on fire in a shocking display of violence following an apparent dispute over national identity in Hong Kong....
11:00, 2019-11-11

Hong Kong police shoot protester as violence escalates Two people were seriously injured in the latest uptick in violence in Hong Kong. An anti-government protester was shot and a pro-government man set o...
14:52, 2019-11-11

Hong Kong protests: Police increase security after clashes Police have raised security levels around Hong Kong on Wednesday after violence escalating overnight. Authorities are targeting security at universit...
08:28, 2019-11-13

The Latest: Hong Kong leader to hold news conference HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against extradition bill (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The Hong Kong government says Chief Execut...
07:28, 2019-06-15

Hearthstone Pro Blitzchung Says He'll Be More Careful About Expressing His Opinions On Hong Kong Late last week, Kotaku reported that Blizzard had reconsidered its decision to withhold Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai’s prize money and ban him for a yea...
12:04, 2019-10-14

Hong Kong protests are at 'life-threatening level', say police Warning follows another night of violent skirmishes between police and protesters in cityViolent pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have escalated t...
16:00, 2019-10-14

The Latest: Hong Kong leadership meets as protests loom HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against extradition bill (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s chief executive has met...
06:12, 2019-06-15

Protesters are pushing Hong Kong to brink of collapse, say police Riot police fire teargas and demonstrators throw petrol bombs as city is paralysed for second dayPolice in Hong Kong have accused protesters of bring...
13:44, 2019-11-12

The Latest: Protesters refuse to leave Hong Kong streets HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Protesters in Hong Kong have refused po...
02:56, 2019-06-17

British government's Hong Kong intervention riles China Dominic Raab, the foreign secretary, underlines ‘one country, two systems’ in call to Carrie Lam, the Hong Kong chief executiveChina has lashed out a...
18:28, 2019-08-11

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar commen...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam said in a press conference her government would 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest protest...
10:40, 2019-06-15

'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...
08:12, 2019-08-10

Magic: The Gathering pro uses win to show Hong Kong protest support Enlarge / Lee Shi Tian pumps his fist during an interview in which he highlighted the ongoing protests in his native Hong Kong. Magic: The Gathering ...
17:44, 2019-10-21

Hong Kong set for street march, mourns death of protester HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is bracing for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 mi...
05:12, 2019-06-16

Hong Kong expects more rallies demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam suspended an unpopular...
05:24, 2019-06-16

Protesters vow to keep marching in Hong Kong until extradition bill nixed Pro-democracy protesters plan to keep marching in Hong Kong to make sure, they say, that the government makes good on promises to nix a bill giving m...
18:08, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong protesters fight law banning face masks Hong Kong protesters defied a new law banning face masks, coming out in force Saturday in a continuation of demonstrations that have left the self-go...
19:40, 2019-10-05

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...
03:56, 2019-08-10

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former Britis...
16:52, 2019-06-15

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...
04:16, 2019-08-10

Hong Kong protesters march demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding that the city's leader completely withdraw an extradition bill and step down. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has on...
13:44, 2019-06-16

Hong Kong leader apologizes, suspends extradition bill Moving to restore calm, apparently with Beijing’s backing, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she was putting on hold an extradition ...
13:52, 2019-06-15

Trump wants meeting with Xi amid Hong Kong, market unrest President Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to request a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid growing unrest in Hong Kong. “I know Preside...
13:36, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong protesters stage sit-in at shooting victim's school Hong Kong demonstrators staged a sit-in at the school of an 18-year-old who was shot by police during a protest. It followed some of the most intense...
05:28, 2019-10-02

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...
18:40, 2019-08-10

Protests, clashes and lack of trust: the new normal for Hong Kong One of the world’s busiest cities has grown unusually quiet as more and more people stay at homeIt was the third night in a row that Biyanca Chu’s ne...
06:08, 2019-08-11

Activists target airport as Hong Kong braces for more protests Multiple protests are planned for Friday, including a march by accountants to government headquarters and a "Baltic Chain" event where protesters wil...
03:28, 2019-08-23

Hong Kong protester's shooting by policeman livestreamed on Facebook A Hong Kong news outlet livestreamed the moment a policeman shot a protester during a demonstration....
16:20, 2019-11-11

Hong Kong protesters seek support from G20 leaders over extradition law Thousands rally near City Hall to keep spotlight on opposition to controversial billThousands of people have gathered by the harbour front in the hea...
18:52, 2019-06-26

Hong Kong's digital battle: tech that helped protesters now used against them Wary of being tracked and targeted like activists inside China, protesters are keeping a low profile onlineIn early June, Ivan Ip, 22, joined a publi...
08:04, 2019-06-14

Hong Kong protests: China holds exercises near border The exercises are likely meant to send a message from Beijing to pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, although analysts believe the Chinese governm...
15:12, 2019-08-15

'Too late' for Hong Kong government to gain citizens' trust Tensions in Hong Kong soared after the death of a student activist and the police's use of live rounds. DW talks to professor Ma Ngok from Hong Kong'...
14:52, 2019-11-11

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large HONG KONG (AP) — Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that wou...
04:20, 2019-06-14

West reluctant to criticize China over Hong Kong stance Clashes in Hong Kong have grown more violent and Beijing has ramped up its intimidation tactics as protests enter their 11th week. But so far, the We...
23:52, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released from prison HONG KONG (AP) — Joshua Wong, a leading figure in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, has been released from prison. Wong’...
06:24, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong riot police on edge, fire tear gas Hong Kong riot police are on alert, a day after two protesters were critically wounded. The United States has expressed "grave concern" with recent d...
03:08, 2019-11-12

Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police and protesters are facing off Monday morning as authorities try to clear the streets of a few hundred people who st...
02:56, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong: police fire teargas as violence escalates Universities and schools closed after police shooting and man set on fire while arguing with protestersRiot police have fired teargas on anti-governm...
12:00, 2019-11-12

Violence grips Hong Kong as Lam activates emergency powers Thousands hit the streets, crowds set fire to stations and police fire live ammunitionThousands of people swept into the streets of Hong Kong for a n...
19:32, 2019-10-04

Hong Kong protesters to form a 'Baltic chain' across the city Activists in Hong Kong were preparing to lock hands across the city, echoing protests in the USSR three decades ago. Meanwhile, a Chinese daily repor...
10:52, 2019-08-23

US lawmakers urge Apple to restore HKMap app used in Hong Kong WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of seven US lawmakers including Senators Ted Cruz, Ron Wyden and Marco Rubio and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cor...
20:56, 2019-10-22

Hong Kong cop shoots student, man set ablaze as chaos continues An officer shot a protester in the stomach on Monday, leaving him in critical condition. Later, demonstrators set a man who had been critical of thei...
05:08, 2019-11-12

Hong Kong protesters form a 'Baltic chain' across the city Activists in Hong Kong have locked hands across the city, echoing protests in the USSR three decades ago. Meanwhile, a Chinese daily reported a detai...
17:44, 2019-08-23

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help ‘liberate’ city HONG KONG – Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined an evening protest and marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday, urging leaders gat...
22:48, 2019-06-26

China will not ‘sit on its hands’ if Hong Kong protests get worse: U.K. ambassador He would not go into detail about what measures Beijing might take, or when the situation might be judged to be out of control....
14:24, 2019-08-15

K-pop top awards show skips Hong Kong due to protests: source An annual K-pop festival is not happening in Hong Kong this year due to months-long political unrest, a source with direct knowledge of the matter sa...
13:24, 2019-11-11

Over 150 Flights Canceled as Hong Kong Airport Is Flooded by Protesters Hong Kong International Airport, one of the world’s busiest, was brought to a near halt by antigovernment demonstrators angered by police violence....
15:48, 2019-08-12

Hong Kong protesters return to airport as Lam warns of 'abyss' Hundreds of demonstrators stage new rally a day after shutdown at major transport hub Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters have staged a new rally at...
11:04, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong: Thousands of protesters demand 'real autonomy' Thousands of black-clad masked protesters defied a police ban and entered Hong Kong's central shopping district. Protesters are making an "emergency ...
09:56, 2019-11-02

Hong Kong’s richest man to pay tuition for undergrads at Chinese university Hong Kong’s richest man, 90-year-old Li Ka-shing, has pledged to pay the full tuition for all undergraduates at a Chinese university — just a month a...
19:32, 2019-06-19

As Hong Kong Protests Spread to U.S., Colleges See a Growing Divide Officials face the challenging task of supporting free expression without alienating the largest demographic of international students on American ca...
19:32, 2019-10-26

GOP senator calls for China boycott as Hong Kong rages Americans should boycott Chinese products in response to the intensifying political crisis in Hong Kong, a Republican lawmaker urged amid rumors Beij...
01:04, 2019-08-14

Daryl Morey’s Hong Kong tweet set off a Chinese ‘troll mob’ Daryl Morey’s tweet supporting Hong Kong protesters set off a pro-China “troll mob” on Twitter that resulted in notifications flood...
19:24, 2019-10-16

Murder suspect who sparked Hong Kong protests wants to turn himself in The murder suspect whose case sparked Hong Kong’s protest movement wants to surrender to authorities in Taiwan, Hong Kong’s leader said S...
18:40, 2019-10-19

Hong Kong Airport, a City’s Symbol of Pride, Is Now Its Hub of Unrest Hong Kong Airport, the site of two straight days of protests, is more than just a transit hub. It’s at the center of the city’s identity....
22:40, 2019-08-13

Demonstrators, police prepare for another weekend of protests in Hong Kong Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters are set for another weekend of civil disobedience as they prepare to hold an unauthorized protest march to press t...
14:36, 2019-10-19

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...
13:28, 2019-08-13

World's first Monopoly-themed attraction to open in Hong Kong If you love wheelin' and dealin' in Monopoly, has Hong Kong got a themed attraction for you. Monopoly Dreams is scheduled to open October 26....
05:16, 2019-10-17

Hong Kong divided as protesters rally for democracy, China The dueling demonstrations highlighted the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
17:00, 2019-08-17

China pressuring corporations to crack down on Hong Kong protesters A major airline company is investigating “rumors circulating online” that employees are drafting a letter supporting the Hong Kong protests as China ...
01:16, 2019-08-20

Hong Kong Airport Suspends Check-Ins Amid Protests Protesters disrupted operations at the airport for a second day, hours after the city’s leader pleaded for order....
12:00, 2019-08-13

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, e...
15:08, 2019-08-19

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as tensions mount Members of China's paramilitary police practiced crowd control in a stadium near Hong Kong as the city prepared for a new wave of protests. Activists...
07:00, 2019-08-17

Hong Kong braces for fresh anti-government protests Some metro services and public facilities have been shuttered ahead of a planned anti-government protest. The march is set to continue despite recent...
07:00, 2019-10-20

Hong Kong airport cancels flights as protests continue Officials have canceled flights at Hong Kong's airport. The territory's leader says demonstrations could push Hong Kong "down a path of no return" an...
12:32, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong extradition law: protesters rally outside government offices Citywide shutdown expected on Wednesday as hundreds of businesses call for a boycottHundreds of demonstrators have rallied outside government offices...
23:12, 2019-06-11

Hong Kong: three rallies mark 11th weekend of protests Demonstrators aim to show public support for movement remains strongThousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong, as they sought to sh...
14:56, 2019-08-17

Hong Kong Airport Suspends Check-Ins in 2nd Day of Disruptive Protests Protesters stopped some travelers from reaching their departure gates, hours after the city’s leader pleaded for order amid escalating unrest....
12:48, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong airport slowly reopens after crippling protests Thousands took over the facility’s main terminal on Monday, leading to the cancellation of more than 200 flights.     ...
12:56, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protests call for democracy, rally for China Pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrators have rallied in Hong Kong, highlighting the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
15:28, 2019-08-17

Chaos in Hong Kong chamber over violent attack on activist Carrie Lam abandons chamber again after lawmakers decry assault on protest leader The Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has again been forced from the legi...
09:56, 2019-10-17

Hong Kong enters its first recession in a decade after months of protests Anthony Kwan/Getty Images Hong Kong officially entered its first recession since the financial crisis after posting a 3.2% GDP contraction in the thi...
15:08, 2019-10-31

Protesters clash with riot police at Hong Kong airport In a chaotic end of a second day marked by flight disruptions, protesters clashed with riot police at Hong Kong’s airport late Tuesday — as par...
20:16, 2019-08-13

Macau: Is Hong Kong's neighbor China's 'poster child'? While civil unrest havocs through one city, the other, only an hour's ferry ride away, remains relatively unscathed by Hong Kong's protests. What mak...
15:36, 2019-10-28

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful Hong Kong protest Hong Kong enjoyed a rare calm weekend after 10 weeks of civil unrest, with no violent clashes reported Sunday as up to 1.7 million protesters turned ...
00:44, 2019-08-19

Hong Kong in recession after protests deal 'comprehensive blow' Financial secretary calls fall in tourism an ‘emergency’ and says it will be extremely difficult for city to achieve any annual growthHong Kong’s fin...
07:28, 2019-10-28

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...
18:56, 2019-08-13

Chinese K-pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong At least eight K-pop stars from China and even one from Taiwan and one from Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China poli...
09:36, 2019-08-19

Meet the Canadians standing with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong Around 300,000 Canadians have made Hong Kong their home — the largest Canadian diaspora in any city outside of Canada....
00:52, 2019-08-19

Hong Kong protesters defy face mask ban — with humor Many protesters took a mocking approach to challenge a recent ban on masks at rallies. Chinese leader Xi Jinping, cartoon characters and Guy Fawkes w...
17:32, 2019-10-18

Protests from Hong Kong to Chile highlight global frustrations Recent weeks have seen mass protests and clashes erupt in far-flung places triggered by seemingly minor actions that each came to be seen as the fina...
17:32, 2019-10-26

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets HONG KONG (AP) — A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that wou...
12:16, 2019-06-09

Hong Kong protesters block major highway near parliament Protesters have gathered near Hong Kong’s main government complex, blocking most of a major city highway. Demonstrators insist that a controversial l...
07:24, 2019-06-21

Hong Kong's reluctant police officer: 'It’s not for us to deliver punishment' The battle with protesters is splitting the police force between those seeking power and others protecting freedomsLarry Yeung* cuts a lonely figure ...
01:36, 2019-10-29

Trump says China is sending troops to Hong Kong border President Trump on Tuesday tweeted out an alert on turmoil in Honk Kong, saying China is massing troops the border. “Our Intelligence has informed us...
21:12, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill TOKYO (AP) — A prominent Hong Kong student activist says many residents were angered by a decision by the territory’s leader to move ahead with...
13:44, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong riot police clash with airport protesters Batons and pepper spray used on demonstrators as flights suspended for second dayPolice armed with batons and pepper spray have clashed with thousand...
20:56, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong suffers first recession in a decade - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Hong Kong’s economy tumbles into recessionBreaking: Hong Kong in recessionGDP plunged ...
11:20, 2019-10-31

Facebook and Twitter Say China Is Spreading Disinformation in Hong Kong The social media companies removed accounts and said they were sowing divisive messages about the Hong Kong protests....
21:40, 2019-08-19

Chinese pop stars back Beijing over Hong Kong protests Patriotic posts have been uploaded from some of the music industry's biggest stars in the region. They are seen as a show of support for China agains...
20:28, 2019-08-19

The Latest: China supports Hong Kong extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. China says it supports ...
11:36, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against 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...
10:20, 2019-06-10

How one Hong Kong bakery is cooking up support for pro-democracy protests The owner of Wah Yee Tang bakery hopes the cakes will bring about positivity during a time of political unrest....
15:32, 2019-08-19

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

Hong Kong Protests Spread to U.S. Colleges, and a Rift Grows Officials face the challenging task of supporting free expression without alienating the largest demographic of international students on American ca...
02:44, 2019-10-27

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...
07:48, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam to address protesters in person Move follows concession in private that extradition bill at centre of protests is deadHong Kong’s embattled chief executive is expected to offer an a...
10:16, 2019-06-18