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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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

Campaign trails and the French Spiderman: Wednesday's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading......
15:44, 2019-11-13

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

German police detain 'French Spiderman' after Frankfurt feat Urban climber Alain Robert scales 153-metre Skyper building in financial capitalAn urban climber known as the “French Spiderman” has been detained by...
16:52, 2019-09-28

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

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

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow peopl...
23:24, 2019-06-09

Hong Kong Dispatch: A Trump Bump for Hong Kong’s Last Commercial Cantonese Opera Theater Seeking new audiences, a troupe goes for something other than the traditional realm of historic battles, lost loves and palace drama. And it found Pr...
11:40, 2019-05-08

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

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

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

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

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug breakthrough, French fighters face Iraq execution; Europe pushed on stranded migrants and Aden update Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; break...
00:24, 2019-08-14

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

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

What 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

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

Traveling to Hong Kong? Here's what you need to know Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and p...
12:56, 2019-08-15

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

Let's try the food at the Hong Kong McDonald's I’m spending time in one of the world’s indisputably great food cities and here I am sitting with a shamefully large order of food at a Hong Kong McD...
06:16, 2019-05-30

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

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

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

Trouble in Hong Kong: What Stocks Can Tell You About What's Next Hong Kong protests have been in the news lately. Analysts often blame any trouble in the stock market on the trouble in the streets -- but in Hong Ko...
23:32, 2019-06-19

The Hong Kong Protests, Explained The Hong Kong protests arose out of a seemingly-innocuous bill, exposing longstanding tensions between residents of the quasi-independent city and Be...
21:28, 2019-08-14

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences h...
14:44, 2019-06-28

Hong Kong protesters tie up newspaper reporter A man seized by protesters at Hong Kong’s airport and tied to a luggage cart has been identified as a reporter for a mainland China newspaper, the pu...
20:16, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong 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

IN PHOTOS: Hong Kong protests around the world Pro-democracy demonstrations in support of Hong Kong sprouted in major cities across the world this weekend, ranging from Paris to Tokyo to Vancouver...
03:48, 2019-08-19

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

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

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

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

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

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

Why China won't send the tanks into Hong Kong There are reasons why the paramilitary troops of the Peoples Armed Police have not yet rolled across the border crossing at Shenzhen to crush the pro...
16:48, 2019-08-15

Why Hong Kong thugs may be doing the government’s work Sunday’s assault was blamed on criminals, but there are signs of links to pro-Beijing officialsAt a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker mad...
20:00, 2019-07-22

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as co...
05:08, 2019-06-21

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a t...
16:20, 2019-06-15

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Opponents of Hong Kong extradition law plan another protest HONG KONG (AP) — Opponents of a proposed extradition law plan a protest Monday as Hong Kong marks the anniversary of the former British colony’...
15:20, 2019-06-29

Hong Kong 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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building....
01:16, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

Hong Kong’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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong critical to China but uncertainty reigns China doesn't need the former Crown colony quite as much as it did back in 1997 when it switched from British rule. But the Special Administrative Re...
14:04, 2019-08-16

Hong Kong protesters 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Five Hong Kong teenagers arrested over death of man during protests The three males and two females face charges over the killing of a 70-year-old who was hit with a brick during disturbances in NovemberFive Hong Kong...
09:08, 2019-12-14

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong police arrest 20 people after protests The first of two protests planned for Sunday has kicked off after a night of violent demonstrations. China's official news agency has warned that Bei...
13:40, 2019-08-04

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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 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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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 activist Joshua Wong to run for local office Prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has revealed plans to contest local elections in Hong Kong. His announcement comes ahead of a major rall...
13:00, 2019-09-28

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

Hong Kong protests 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

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

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

More violence grips Hong Kong ahead of China’s National Day HONG KONG — Protesters and police clashed in Hong Kong for a second straight day on Sunday, throwing the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s business ...
20:48, 2019-09-29

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

Hong Kong 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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

Pro-China supporters tear down Hong Kong's 'Lennon Walls' Action against symbol of democracy protests could lead to renewed trouble on city’s streets Groups of pro-China supporters have pulled down “Lennon W...
06:48, 2019-09-21

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

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 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 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 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

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 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: 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 '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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong'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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

Hong Kong leader Lam criticized in first town hall with protesters The community dialogue was the first since massive demonstrations began in June over an extradition bill that the government has now promised to with...
05:16, 2019-09-27

Hong Kong anti-government protesters take to the hills – in pictures Thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists used torches, lanterns and laser pens to light up Lion Hill on 13 September. Pro-democracy protesters ...
13:32, 2019-09-16

Exiled Hong Kong protesters forced to demonstrate from abroad Dozens of young Hong Kong demonstrators have been forced to leave the city due to fears over their security. Two pro-democracy leaders say they will ...
17:56, 2019-09-25

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

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

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

Hong Kong: eight injured as train derails during rush hour Three carriages left the tracks and zigzagged across the rails near Hung Hom station in KowloonA passenger train has derailed during the morning rush...
08:20, 2019-09-17

'Snowden refugees' in Hong Kong dream of safety in Canada As Edward Snowden releases his memoir, refugees who sheltered him in Hong Kong in 2013 are still stuck in limbo. Now facing deportation, they hope Ca...
13:28, 2019-09-17

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

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

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

China’s National Day fireworks cancelled in Hong Kong due to protests The city issued a terse statement saying the show over its famed Victoria Harbour had been canceled “in view of the latest situation and having regar...
13:00, 2019-09-18

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

What’s at stake for China’s economy as Hong Kong protests drag on? Concerns over Hong Kong's political and economic future are growing as pro-democracy protests drag on and turn increasingly violent....
21:56, 2019-09-05

Clashes as fresh anti-government protests hit Hong Kong An anti-government protest in Hong Kong has turned violent, with police and protesters exchanging tear gas and petrol bombs. The march took place des...
12:04, 2019-10-20

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

'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

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

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

Hong Kong files charges against teenager shot by police The 18-year-old shot by police in a pro-democracy protest will face two charges. Tsang Chi-Kin will be charged with rioting, which carries a maximum ...
10:52, 2019-10-03

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

Hong Kong protesters 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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