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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...

French 'Spiderman' climbs Hong Kong tower with 'peace banner'

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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 ...
09:00, 2019-08-16

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' 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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: 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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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 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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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'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

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

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

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 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: 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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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 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

'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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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 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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

Joshua Wong: Carrie Lam 'incapable' of leading Hong Kong Speaking to DW, activist Joshua Wong said the city's Chief Executive Lam must step down following orders to shoot at people protesting the extraditio...
13:36, 2019-06-18

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

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

Companies to take ‘disciplinary action’ against employees protesting in Hong Kong Hong Kong International Airport said in a statement that the demonstration "seriously disrupted'' airport operations....
18:36, 2019-08-12

Hong Kong airport shut down after protesters storm inside Hong Kong’s airport canceled all flights Monday after thousands of pro-democracy protesters stormed into the main terminal of one of the world’s busi...
16:12, 2019-08-12

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...
16:04, 2019-08-12

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 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 leader Carrie Lam warns of 'path of no return' Hong Kong's embattled leader foresees a lengthy recovery process for the Asian financial hub following weeks of protests. Carrie Lam spoke after oper...
07:32, 2019-08-13

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

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...
20:44, 2019-08-12

Hong Kong’s leader shelves extradition bill but won’t resign Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would shelve a controversial extradition bill that sparked days of protests by millions of pe...
15:08, 2019-06-18

Nearly 2,000 Hong Kong seniors march in support of young protesters "They are young people and they are doing the right thing. Why are they being mistreated?"...
14:32, 2019-07-17

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 protesters target traders from mainland China Thousands of Hong Kongers once again took to the streets in protest, this time to vent out their anger at traders from mainland China who buy goods i...
17:16, 2019-07-13

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...
19:00, 2019-08-09

Thousands rally in Hong Kong suburb Sha Tin against extradition bill Thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong's suburban Sha Tin town in the latest protests sparked by the draft law for extraditions to main...
15:20, 2019-07-14

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

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 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 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

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

Protesters apologize after days of chaos at Hong Kong airport Flights have resumed at Hong Kong’s airport after two days of chaos and violence involving pro-democracy demonstrators, who offered their apologies W...
15:44, 2019-08-14

Flights restart at Hong Kong airport as protesters apologize About three dozen protesters remained camped in the airport’s arrivals area a day after a mass demonstration and frenzied mob violence forced m...
13:52, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong lawmakers meet with no-confidence vote set to fail HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong lawmakers are meeting for the first time in a week, after massive protests over an extradition bill that eventually was su...
06:56, 2019-06-19

Hong Kong protests continue, expand to oppose China What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed — and the role of the...
04:52, 2019-07-17

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

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

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 airport: Flights resume 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 ...
04:32, 2019-08-14

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 ...
13:28, 2019-05-26

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

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protest shutdown Hong Kong's airport has reopened, but authorities have warned that hundreds of flights would still be affected. The airport, one of the world's busie...
06:16, 2019-08-13

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 leader urges for calm while airport re-opens Hong Kong's airport reopened on Tuesday but its administrator warned that flight movements would still be affected....
06:24, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong’s Economy Shudders as Its Airport Descends into Chaos Clashes at one of the world’s busiest transportation hubs could cast further doubt on the city’s future as a business capital on China’s doorstep....
15:36, 2019-08-14

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

Fueling the Hong Kong Protests: A World of Pop-Culture Memes The protest movement’s cultural touchstones include Japanese anime, “The Hunger Games” and “Les Misérables.”...
12:08, 2019-08-02

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...
15:32, 2019-07-23

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...
12:56, 2019-07-26

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...
17:36, 2019-07-26

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. Hong Kong authorities have b...
12:00, 2019-07-27

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

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...
10:48, 2019-07-31

'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...
09:20, 2019-07-31

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

Fresh unrest in Hong Kong after 44 protesters charged with rioting Demonstrators angered by the charges chanted slogans and threw eggs at police station Protesters have clashed with police again in Hong Kong after re...
03:36, 2019-07-31

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

Hong Kong police fire teargas as protests enter third day Demonstrators defy ban on marching and set up barricades as unrest deepensA very modern protest: Hongkongers take struggle to UK Police fired several...
18:04, 2019-07-28

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...
15:40, 2019-07-28

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...
20:40, 2019-07-27

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 actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage in China An unknown assailant stabbed Hong Kong actor Simon Yam on Saturday during a promotional event in mainland China but Yam's injuries were not life-thre...
13:28, 2019-07-20

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition continued to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China. International conce...
06:56, 2019-06-13

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

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 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

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

Thousands protest in Hong Kong as democracy movement marches on Protest that began over extradition bill sees citizens come out against government for seventh weekendThousands of demonstrators have marched in Hong...
12:00, 2019-07-21

Hong Kong protesters back on streets after explosives discovery For the seventh weekend, thousands of people are protesting and demanding more autonomy from China. Two more people have been arrested in connection ...
10:04, 2019-07-21

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

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

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislat...
06:00, 2019-06-13

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

Why Hong Kong protesters are afraid of China’s creeping ‘justice’ Activists and business leaders are afraid a new extradition law in Hong Kong will destroy the freedoms that set it apart from mainland China....
19:56, 2019-06-12

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...
18:00, 2019-07-22

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

The horrifying moment as Hong Kong reporter livestreams being attacked A man in a pink shirt and jeans is seen hitting out at people with a stick over the barrier of a train’s passenger gantry. In the next moment, he run...
17:44, 2019-07-22

100s of protesters surround Hong Kong HQ before bill debate HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters have surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong as the territory’s legislature prepare to open dis...
03:00, 2019-06-12

The Latest: Crowd blocks Hong Kong HQ trying to halt bill HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Hundreds of protesters have blocked acce...
04:56, 2019-06-12

The Latest: Hong Kong students protest bill in Taiwan HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 2 p.m. Dozens of people are protesting outside the ...
09:16, 2019-06-12

A lost elephant and Hong Kong protests: Wednesday's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading......
15:32, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong restaurant owner strikes to support protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong restaurant owner Kelvin Chung has joined other small businesses in closing their doors to show solidarity with thousands o...
15:40, 2019-06-12

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...
10:40, 2019-07-22

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

Anger as Hong Kong protesters appear in court on rioting charges Detained protesters, including teenage students, each face up to 10 years in prisonA pilot, a nurse and several teenage students were among 40 people...
21:20, 2019-07-31

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work her hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promis...
12:04, 2019-06-18

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

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 protests: Carrie Lam says priority is to stop violence City’s leader rules out political concessions as demonstrations continue with sit-in at airportThe Hong Kong leader, Carrie Lam, has said her priorit...
17:32, 2019-08-09

Rally at airport kicks off three days of protests in Hong Kong Police warn against violence or disruption as demonstrators gather in arrivals hall Pro-democracy protesters have held a demonstration at Hong Kong’s...
10:44, 2019-08-09

Taiwan open to granting Hong Kong protesters asylum Taiwan's government has said it would provide assistance to Hong Kong protesters on humanitarian grounds. The pledge risks straining the already tens...
11:40, 2019-07-19

Taiwan pledges help for Hong Kong protesters seeking sanctuary More than 30 protesters arrive in Taiwan to seek shelter from prosecutionTaiwan’s government has said it will provide assistance to Hong Kong protest...
13:56, 2019-07-19

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

China blames US for backing Hong Kong 'violent separatists' The US should stop sending the wrong signals to "violent" protesters in Hong Kong, China has warned. Washington has raised a travel warning as furthe...
13:20, 2019-08-08

U.S. Issues Travel Warning for Hong Kong Due to ‘Confrontational’ Protests The warning said that most demonstrations in the city have been peaceful, “but some have turned confrontational or resulted in violent clashes.”...
05:16, 2019-08-08

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 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

'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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

U.S. Issues Travel Warning to Hong Kong Due to ‘Confrontational’ Protests The warning said that most demonstrations in the city have been peaceful, “but some have turned confrontational or resulted in violent clashes.”...
03:32, 2019-08-08

Chinese Yuan, Hong Kong's Hang Seng: What the Two Have in Common China's currency is in the news -- "It's falling!" -- but as it's often the case, it's the kind of move that was in the cards long ago. Watch as our ...
21:20, 2019-08-07

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...
07:48, 2019-08-05

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 protesters use flashmob tactics to evade police Mass demonstrations continue ahead of city-wide strike and protests in seven districtsProtesters have taken to the streets of Hong Kong for another r...
22:16, 2019-08-04

Hong Kong protesters return to streets a day after violent clashes Thousands march in Tseung Kwan O area as separate rally is held in Western districtProtesters have taken to the streets of Hong Kong for another roun...
15:24, 2019-08-04

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...
07:08, 2019-08-04

Hong Kong police fire teargas in clashes with protesters Thousands of demonstrators defy police orders by deviating from approved routeDemonstrators in Hong Kong clashed with riot police on Saturday evening...
18:24, 2019-08-03

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

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 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 ...
09:20, 2019-06-06

Hong Kong leader warns city 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 ...
10:08, 2019-08-05

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...
16:08, 2019-08-05

In Hong Kong, a Publisher Struggles to Document Tiananmen’s Carnage The semiautonomous Chinese city has long been a keeper of the memories of the crackdown, but growing mainland influence is making it harder....
18:20, 2019-06-04

'China is in uncharted territory with Hong Kong protests': Ai Weiwei Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has told DW that Beijing could "crush" Hong Kong protesters anytime. The two sides have reached a deadlock in the ...
17:04, 2019-08-07

China to Hong Kong protesters: Do not ‘mistake restraint for weakness’ Protests have swelled into a broader backlash against the government of the Asian financial hub and its political masters in Beijing....
14:28, 2019-08-06

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...
09:56, 2019-08-06

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

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

Hong Kong descends into chaos as violent protests intensify After two months of demonstrations, Hong Kong ground to a halt Monday during a violence-filled general strike that saw protesters blocking trains dur...
20:24, 2019-08-05

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...
19:52, 2019-08-05

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...
17:44, 2019-06-04

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and group of armed men Citywide general strike descends into chaos as officers fire teargas and rubber bulletsHong Kong protesters have clashed with police and fought off a...
18:56, 2019-08-05

Hong Kong: Banned pro-independence party chief arrested The Hong Kong National Party's Andy Chan was detained along with seven others. Civil servants are due to rally in support of the weekslong anti-gover...
11:12, 2019-08-02

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam calls for dialogue with citizens Leader says she hopes calm will now be restored, but protesters dismiss offer as trapHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has said she will “imm...
10:40, 2019-08-20

Hong Kong protesters overrun parliament, spraying graffiti A group of protesters have taken over the territory's legislative chamber, spray painting graffiti onto the walls....
16:16, 2019-07-01

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

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

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’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...
18:36, 2019-07-03

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

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 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 ...
04:48, 2019-07-09

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...
11:40, 2019-07-04

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

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 prepares for more protests on anniversary of handover to China A protest march has been called for Monday, the third in three weeks, this one on the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China on July ...
14:20, 2019-06-30

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

Cathay Pacific CEO quits over Hong Kong protest blowback Rupert Hogg is the first major corporate casualty of the Hong Kong protests, as firms face pressure to support Beijing. The airline has been forced t...
15:08, 2019-08-16

Hong Kong handover anniversary: march and protests – in pictures Frustration among opposition protesters in Hong Kong boiled over on Monday, with one group laying siege to the legislative council building and tens ...
16:24, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong police arrest 12 following protest that stormed legislature Hong Kong police say they have arrested 18 people, including 12 for a July 1 morning protest that preceded the storming of the city's legislature....
19:52, 2019-07-03

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam wants ‘communication.’ Protesters want her resignation Carrie Lam also said Tuesday a fact-finding study will look at the causes of the protests and the police response to them....
08:00, 2019-08-20

Carrie Lam calls for 'dialogue' with citizens to find 'way out for Hong Kong' Territory’s leader says she will ‘immediately’ set up platform to tackle complaints against policeHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has said ...
07:28, 2019-08-20

US briefing: Border facility conditions, Antarctic ice and Hong Kong Tuesday’s top story: Democrats describe ‘horrifying’ conditions at Texas migrant detention facility. Plus, the rise of the CEO as social justice warr...
13:08, 2019-07-02

China says violent Hong Kong protests are 'totally intolerable' Beijing’s liaison office says storming of parliament is ‘an extreme challenge’ to the rule of lawThe Chinese government has issued a strong condemnat...
08:12, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over controversial extradition bill A fight broke out between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers in the city's Legislative Council. The proposed law would permit extraditions to ne...
09:36, 2019-05-11

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 official tells US to mind its own business on Hong Kong One of China’s top diplomats said Wednesday that Americans like Mitch McConnell should heed President Trump’s view that the demonstrations rocking Ho...
05:56, 2019-08-22

Hong Kong police fire teargas and charge at protesters Officers move to disperse crowds after breakaway group stormed parliament buildingHong Kong police have fired teargas at demonstrators and moved to d...
00:04, 2019-07-02

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 ...
16:36, 2019-05-10

Hong Kong police arrest 6 protesters during demonstration in Kowloon Critics say the extradition law could threaten Hong Kong's rule of law and its international reputation as an Asian financial hub....
04:24, 2019-07-08

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...
18:48, 2019-05-11

Elderly in Hong Kong looking to China for affordable care in retirement After spending time with his 84-year-old mother in a senior care home in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, David Lee walked up to the supervisor...
06:24, 2019-08-20

Chinese armed police flex muscles across from Hong Kong Members of China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police practiced crowd control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Kong on Friday...
22:04, 2019-08-16

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

Hong Kong marks anniversary of Chinese rule with protests Large demonstrations were expected to take place on the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule. Embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam led t...
05:08, 2019-07-01

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 ...
15:08, 2019-07-05

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...
16:44, 2019-07-06

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

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

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

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...
19:16, 2019-05-22

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

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

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...
07:24, 2019-07-12

More Hong Kong protests planned ahead of G-20 Japan summit HONG KONG (AP) — Leaders of recent protests in Hong Kong say they plan more demonstrations for Wednesday, hoping to draw the attention of world leade...
09:36, 2019-06-24

Protests escalate as Hong Kong marks handover to China HONG KONG — A small group of protesters smashed out the bottom of a floor-to-ceiling window at Hong Kong’s legislature Monday as a crowd of tho...
12:28, 2019-07-01

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 protests: group tries to storm government building Demonstrators surround legislature as city prepares for major protestsHong Kong protests - live updatesPro-democracy protesters have attempted to sto...
13:16, 2019-07-01

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...
21:00, 2019-07-05

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 ...
14:52, 2019-05-22

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 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...
05:20, 2019-05-22

Pop Star’s Illicit Kiss Becomes Fodder for Government Ads in Hong Kong A married singer was caught on video embracing an actress, and then apologized abjectly. Officials were quick to put his humiliation to use....
15:52, 2019-04-19

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...
21:40, 2019-07-02

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 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...
12:04, 2019-07-07

International Real Estate: House Hunting in … Hong Kong Even as world events conspire to dent its prices and sales volume, Hong Kong remains the world’s most expensive housing market....
16:12, 2019-04-17

British Consulate staffer in Hong Kong detained in China A staffer at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong has been detained in mainland China for more than 10 days, according to his girlfriend, who c...
16:16, 2019-08-20

Hong Kong marks handover to China with ceremony and protests HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong government has marked the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, as police faced off w...
03:36, 2019-07-01

The Latest: Hong Kong leader pledges to listen to the people HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s leader...
03:36, 2019-07-01

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 brought to a standstill as city-wide strikes and protests hit More than 150 flights cancelled and train services suspended as city braces for fresh marchesTransport across Hong Kong has been brought to a standst...
04:12, 2019-08-05

China slams UK over Hong Kong comments and warns against interfering in unrest China has launched a stinging attack on Britain for interfering in Hong Kong and said the Government has made "inappropriate remarks" on the country'...
18:32, 2019-07-03

Hong Kong protests kick off amid China army concerns Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong to demand expanded democratic rights and autonomy from mainland China. Some are worried that police might use v...
12:12, 2019-08-03

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere and humble’ apology to her people Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a “humble” apology Sunday for her handling of an extradition law that sparked the biggest pr...
18:20, 2019-06-16

UK: Hong Kong staff member missing after visiting China's Shenzhen A Hong Kong British consulate employee remains missing after a trip to mainland China, according to Britain’s Foreign Office. It says it’s "extremely...
11:12, 2019-08-20

Hong Kong protestors hurl Chinese national flag into harbor Protesters hurled a Chinese national flag into Victoria Harbor Saturday as a part of ongoing pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, where the gov...
04:44, 2019-08-04

U.K. ‘extremely concerned’ about reports consulate worker detained in Hong Kong Reports say he was at a business event in Shenzhen on Aug. 8 but never returned to Hong Kong, despite plans to do so the same day....
14:16, 2019-08-20

Hong Kong protesters call on foreign leaders to raise crisis at G20 Demonstrators march on consulates to petition overseas governments to assist in fight against ‘authoritarian regime’ Hundreds have gathered at a rall...
08:08, 2019-06-26

Violence, strikes and chaos as protests sweep Hong Kong – in pictures For the ninth consecutive weekend pro-democracy protesters rallied on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill. As clashes b...
09:36, 2019-08-05

Queen’s English heralds a taste of Hong Kong in Columbia Heights FIRST BITE | This mom and pop is making noodles by hand and pouring drinks with Asian inflections....
14:20, 2019-05-10

Hong Kong protesters call on G20 leaders to take extradition issue to Xi Jinping Groups of Hong Kong protesters gathered outside the U.S. and EU consulates Wednesday morning to deliver petitions stating their requests....
06:20, 2019-06-26

‘People are getting scared’: riot police clash with protesters in Hong Kong Tense standoffs follow peaceful march with police resorting to teargas and pepper spray on third consecutive day of mass protest Demonstrators in Hon...
23:04, 2019-08-03

Hong Kong protesters risk arrest as Beijing steps up warnings Thousands gather in Kowloon as tension mounts in former British colonyThousands of demonstrators marched in Hong Kong on Saturday, facing the threat ...
15:40, 2019-08-03

Hong Kong protesters begin rally 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...
08:44, 2019-06-16

Hong Kong police fire teargas at protesters as two cars ram crowds Tensions escalate with swaths of city paralysed by its first general strike in 50 yearsHong Kong protests – live updatesRiot police in Hong Kong have...
16:00, 2019-08-05

Hong Kong Protesters Descend on Airport, With Plans to Stay for Days Activists said the demonstration, expected to last through Sunday, would be nonviolent. But technically, at least, it is an illegal assembly....
08:44, 2019-08-09

Canada upgrades travel warning as Hong Kong protests take over airport The Canadian government said there are "identifiable safety and security concerns" in the city that could "change with little notice." ...
14:28, 2019-08-09

Hong Kong protesters storm government headquarters over extradition bill Riot police in helmets and carrying batons fired pepper spray as the standoff continued into the sweltering heat of the evening....
13:52, 2019-07-01

‘Act with restraint’ UN urges Hong Kong authorities and protestors, as airport is disrupted for a second day After two consecutive days of chaos at Hong Kong International Airport, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet expressed...
18:24, 2019-08-13

The Guardian view on Hong Kong’s crisis: the people have spoken | Editorial The extradition bill and its mishandling have sparked such outrage that the process has been paused. What now?When hundreds of thousands of people ha...
20:08, 2019-06-17

Officials concerned that arrests in Hong Kong could aggravate violent protests A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker expressed fears Thursday that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen p...
13:08, 2019-07-04

Hong Kong protests signal alarm special freedoms fading HONG KONG (AP) — China promised that for 50 years after Britain gave up control of its last colony in 1997, this shimmering financial enclave would g...
12:16, 2019-06-25

Protesters march in Hong Kong in defiance of police ban in 9th week of demonstrations Protesters marched in two Hong Kong neighbourhoods Saturday in defiance of a ban by police who have clashed repeatedly with government critics....
15:36, 2019-08-10

‘We believe it is a PR stunt’: Hong Kong students reject talks with city leader The invitations followed a pledge by the city leader to do a better job of listening to the voices of young people....
13:36, 2019-07-05

Hong Kong riot police fire teargas at protest groups Demonstrators break into multiple fronts in attempt to outrun police across cityHong Kong has been gripped by another night of violence after a peace...
18:40, 2019-08-10

Hong Kong Celebrities Who Support Protests Pay a Heavy Price From China For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low t...
17:12, 2019-07-05

Hong Kong protesters are using Pepe the Frog as part of pro-democracy movement In Hong Kong, as millions of citizens are fighting a battle to protect its democracy, protesters have turned to the smug frog cartoon as a mascot....
21:56, 2019-08-19

Hong Kong singer Anthony Wong scores hit with Tiananmen song HONG KONG (AP) — Thirty years after it was crushed by China’s army, the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement is being commemorated in art, l...
12:44, 2019-06-02

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam calls for 'dialogue' with citizens to find 'way out' Territory’s leader says she will ‘immediately’ set up platform to tackle complaints against policeHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has said ...
08:40, 2019-08-20

Hong Kong culls 6,000 pigs after African swine fever found Incurable virus detected in a pig imported from Guangdong province in mainland ChinaHong Kong will cull 6,000 pigs after its first ever case of Afric...
06:52, 2019-05-11

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from prison A prominent pro-democracy activist has been released from prison. Joshua Wong's release comes a day after a record-breaking protest in the former Bri...
06:04, 2019-06-17

Facebook and Twitter: It Sure Looks Like China's Spreading Bullshit About Hong Kong Protesters Social media giants Facebook and Twitter this week disclosed their responses to what they characterized as coordinated disinformation campaigns origi...
06:40, 2019-08-20

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protest HONG KONG — A highly controversial legislative measure in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China has pushed ...
22:40, 2019-06-10

China Attacks Hong Kong Protesters With Fake Social Posts Twitter and Facebook say they’ve taken down misinformation campaigns from China that cast pro-democracy activists as ISIS members and cockroaches....
03:00, 2019-08-20

Twitter accuses China of anti-Hong Kong protest campaign China sowed political discord and undermined the protest movement in Hong Kong on Twitter, the company has said. The social media platform notified F...
02:28, 2019-08-20

Hong Kong reports second swine fever case, to cull 4,700 pigs Hong Kong has confirmed its second case of African swine fever, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China, with ...
07:08, 2019-06-01

Chinese ambassador lambasts British ‘interference’ in Hong Kong – video China’s ambassador to the UK has warned that Britain’s approach to the Hong Kong protests has damaged the relationship between the two countries. Liu...
22:40, 2019-07-03

More protests planned in Hong Kong as U.S., Australia raise travel warnings The began with opposition to a now-suspended extradition law and have evolved into a direct challenge to the city's government and calls for full dem...
13:12, 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protests: police make first arrests after storming of parliament At least 11 men and one woman detained on suspicion of attempting disrupt celebrations marking the 22nd anniversary of the handover At least 12 peopl...
08:00, 2019-07-04

Versace apologises after tops imply Hong Kong and Macau are countries One of China’s best-known actors, Yang Mi, ends contract over controversyThe luxury fashion label Versace and its artistic director, Donatella Versac...
18:12, 2019-08-11

Chinese cyberattack hits encrypted messaging app used by Hong Kong protestors BEIJING — An encrypted messaging app said Thursday that it was hit by a powerful cyberattack from China as a major protest unfolded in Hong Kong. The...
20:04, 2019-06-13

Adviser to Hong Kong leader calls for extradition bill delay Pro-Beijing lawmaker also urges pause and diplomat distances China from lawThe pressure of Hong Kong public opinion against a proposed extradition la...
15:44, 2019-06-14

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests HONG KONG — Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chine...
12:04, 2019-07-20

Hong Kong braces for further political turmoil as extradition law pushes forward The legislation has become a lightning rod for concerns about Beijing’s increasing control over the former British colony....
15:52, 2019-06-11

Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed in stomach at event in China Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam has been stabbed while attending an event in southern China....
11:40, 2019-07-20

The Latest: Hong Kong sets June 20 vote on contentious bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy over Hong Kong’s extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The head of Hong Kong’s leg...
12:16, 2019-06-11

The Latest: Hong Kong police mobilize amid protest calls HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a highly contentious extradition bill in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Local media reports in Hong Kong say p...
11:32, 2019-06-11

Hong Kong businesses vow to strike as anger over extradition bill grows Protest groups to stage fresh rally and #612strike movement spreads before MPs scrutinise legislation on WednesdayScores of Hong Kong businesses have...
06:36, 2019-06-11

Michael Wolf, photographer of mega-cities, dies in Hong Kong Michael Wolf, an award-winning Hong Kong-based photographer known for his work depicting mega-cities, has died...
10:08, 2019-04-26

Police use batons and pepper spray on Hong Kong protesters – video Police have clashed with protesters on the streets of Hong Kong after after hundreds of thousands of people marched through the city in protest again...
22:56, 2019-06-10

How Badly Will the Hong Kong Protests Shake Global Stock Markets? Unrest continues in Hong Kong. China’s paramilitary forces are massing near the border. What if there’s more violence? Or an authoritarian invasion? ...
23:36, 2019-08-22

YouTube Disables 210 Channels That Spread Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests Days after Facebook and Twitter cracked down on China-backed accounts that were spreading such disinformation, YouTube did the same....
23:20, 2019-08-22

Hong Kong vows to continue with extradition bill despite widespread protests Riot police ringed Hong Kong's legislature and fought back a hardcore group of several hundred protesters...
15:32, 2019-06-10

Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed at event in China Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam has been stabbed while attending an event in southern China...
10:28, 2019-07-20

US briefing: Kushner company, Hong Kong protests and US-Mexico deal Monday’s top story: Firm part-owned by president’s son-in-law received $90m from offshore investors. Plus, San Francisco’s fog is an Instagram hitSub...
13:04, 2019-06-10

Alibaba Postpones Hong Kong Listing as Protests Roil Markets The Chinese e-commerce giant delayed plans to sell potentially billions of dollars worth of shares in the market, which has fallen as tensions have w...
14:48, 2019-08-22

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests an...
19:12, 2019-06-11

Hong Kong police criticized for failing to stop attacks on protesters HONG KONG – Hong Kong police faced criticism on Monday for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters and passersby from attack ...
20:40, 2019-07-22

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
19:56, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protesters join hands in 30-mile human chain Event inspired by anti-Soviet ‘Baltic Way’ across Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in 1989 A human chain stretched for kilometres across both sides of H...
21:36, 2019-08-23

Protesters in Hong Kong form human chain that could span 25 miles Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong formed a human chain in their latest demonstration on Friday, which organizers hope will span 25 miles long. Or...
18:24, 2019-08-23

'They don’t want to be subjugated': US backs Hong Kong protesters gathering in historic numbers Top U.S. officials and bipartisan lawmakers are backing the protesters gathering in massive numbers in Hong Kong to stop legislation to allow extradi...
13:48, 2019-06-13

'Where were the police?' Hong Kong outcry after masked thugs launch attack Police accused of doing nothing to stop suspected triads storming train station and beating people including women and childrenPro-democracy activist...
10:28, 2019-07-22

YouTube disables 210 channels tied to Hong Kong disinformation campaigns Google's YouTube is the latest digital platform to confirm it has been manipulated to spread disinformation about the Hong Kong protests.Read More...
12:16, 2019-08-23

The Latest: Chinese media calls Hong Kong protests a ‘riot’ HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 11 a.m. After days of silence, Chinese ...
05:52, 2019-06-13

Traffic flowing in heart of Hong Kong as rain curbs protests HONG KONG (AP) — Traffic has been restored in the heart of Hong Kong a day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that wo...
04:40, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests: YouTube takes down 200 channels spreading disinformation Google-owned service says it discovered channels ‘behaved in a coordinated manner’ against pro-democracy protestsYouTube has disabled 210 channels th...
09:00, 2019-08-23

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing’s influence in the ...
08:16, 2019-06-14

US briefing: Trump's 'secret' Mexico plan, Hong Kong and ExxonMobil Wednesday’s top story: President brandishes agreement already largely revealed by Mexican officials. And Team USA’s perfect World Cup openerSubscribe...
13:44, 2019-06-12

YouTube takes action on campaigns targeting Hong Kong protests The move follows similar action by Twitter and Facebook, which said China was behind the campaigns. Google, YouTube's parent company, said VPNs and o...
04:40, 2019-08-23

Hong Kong businesses fear protests will push economy into recession Amid mass demonstrations and a trade war, financial observers say the city’s slowdown could deepenHong Kong is a free marketer’s dream. The tiny isla...
03:20, 2019-08-23