NEWSW.WORLD: Latest World and US News of the Day 04:44, 2019-09-11

'We can't do anything': China accused of muffling voices of Hong Kong supporters

Advocacy groups say activists in mainland China are being threatened or detained for posting messages of support or retweeting news stories Chen Simi...

'We can't do anything': China accused of muffling voices of Hong Kong supporters

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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...
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Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas as pro-China supporters tear down 'Lennon Walls' Hong Kong erupted in further clashes after pro-China supporters tore down "Lennon Walls" of anti-government protest messages....
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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 ...
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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...
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Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Disney film after lead actress voices support for police force Protesters in Hong Kong have taken aim at a new target amid calls for political reform after actress Crystal Liu took to social media to voice her su...
20:36, 2019-08-16

California-based game company Blizzard bans pro esports player and confiscates his prize money after he voices support for Hong Kong protesters Invent Global Blizzard Entertainment has sent a professional esports player home from a tournament and handed him a 12-month ban after he voiced supp...
16:56, 2019-10-08

Hong Kong protesters accused of 'reckless' violence over Christmas Police and activists clash for third day in row with leader saying holiday ‘ruined’Hong Kong protesters and police clashed for a third day in a row o...
16:24, 2019-12-26

China warns US: 'Hong Kong belongs to China' China took a belligerent tone amid a torrent of condemnations of the beatings inflicted by pro-Beijing gangs who attacked protesters in Hong Kong....
21:40, 2019-07-23

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...
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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...
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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...
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China replaces top envoy to Hong Kong China has fired its Hong Kong liaison office chief Wang Zhimin — in Beijing's most significant personnel shakeup since political unrest began in the ...
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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

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 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'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...
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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 ...
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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...
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'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 ...
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Hong Kong to further tighten mainland China border Hong Kong will close two cruise terminals and will put anyone coming from mainland China into compulsory quarantine for 14 days, its leader Carrie La...
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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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

China 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

Hong Kong Is the Latest Tripwire for Tech Firms in China Blizzard, Apple, and Google remove signs of support for pro-democracy protesters, in apparent concessions to the politics underlying the Chinese mark...
00:48, 2019-10-11

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15:28, 2019-11-25

Taiwan rejects Hong Kong model for unity with China Taiwan's president has rejected a Chinese offer of a Hong Kong like model for unity with China. She said democracy and authoritarianism cannot co-exi...
09:08, 2020-01-01

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

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 prepares for China's National Day amid protests As China's National Day approaches, Hong Kong's pro-democracy demonstrators are hoping to cast a shadow over celebrations. The city's authorities hav...
15:16, 2019-09-30

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

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

Hong Kong sees first death from coronavirus, second outside mainland China A man in Hong Kong has died from coronavirus, it was revealed Tuesday, the second person outside of mainland China killed by the virus. The 39-year-o...
05:28, 2020-02-04

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

China Plays ‘Fight the Landlord’ to Tame Hong Kong State media puts pressure on Li Ka-shing, a powerful property tycoon, showing the Communist Party’s view of business as a means of control....
12:08, 2019-09-30

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 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 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

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

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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

Coronavirus: Hong Kong records 2nd death outside mainland China Hong Kong becomes the second place outside mainland China to record a death from a mysterious new disease as Chinese government officials announce 64...
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Hong Kong protesters rally against China's Uighur crackdown Many Hong Kongers are watching with fear the scale of China's crackdown in Xinjiang. A protest in support of Uighurs was violently put down by riot p...
13:00, 2019-12-22

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

China’s military to implement ‘new’ contributions to Hong Kong’s stability The announcement, which was cited by the People's Liberation Army garrison, comes after a routine troop rotation of fresh Chinese troops into Hong Ko...
05:56, 2019-08-29

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

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

China threatening autonomy of Hong Kong, says Chris Patten Last British governor of region urges Foreign Office to object to Chinese remarksChris Patten, the last British governor of Hong Kong, has warned tha...
21:56, 2019-11-21

Hong Kong rejects democracy rally on China's National Day A Hong Kong appeals board has upheld a ban on an anti-government demonstration planned for Tuesday's 70th anniversary of the founding of communist Ch...
13:36, 2019-09-30

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

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

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

China criticizes Apple for app that tracks Hong Kong police HONG KONG — Apple Inc. has become the latest company targeted for Chinese pressure over protests in Hong Kong after the ruling Communist Party’...
13:32, 2019-10-09

China sure of slaying 'devil' virus, Hong Kong to cut links President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday China was sure of defeating a "devil" coronavirus that has killed 106 people, spread across the world and rattle...
15:28, 2020-01-28

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

Hong Kong government must 'restore order,' says China's premier Li Keqiang has placed the responsibility of ensuring Hong Kong's "long-term prosperity and stability" with Carrie Lam. Hong Kong has seen its economy...
09:00, 2019-12-16

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

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 takes aim at Apple over map app that helps Hong Kong protesters Apple is the latest American company to find itself under attack by China over the Hong Kong protest movement after the tech giant approved an app th...
17:36, 2019-10-09

Hong Kong: China slams US bill backing 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...
11:52, 2019-11-21

China's shuttering of Hong Kong ports is merely symbolic, official says China’s decision to block the United States military from Hong Kong is a symbolic gesture that will not deter operations, according to a former Navy ...
23:08, 2019-12-02

Coronavirus: Hong Kong reports 2nd death outside mainland China Hong Kong became the second place outside mainland China to record a death from a mysterious new disease on Tuesday as the Chinese government announc...
11:44, 2020-02-04

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

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

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

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

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

Coronavirus: Hong Kong on alert as China lockdown tightens As the number of global cases tops 1,300 with 41 deaths reported, Hong Kong has declared an emergency. China, which has already instigated a lockdown...
15:32, 2020-01-25

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

China replaces top Hong Kong envoy after months of unrest China has fired its Hong Kong liaison office chief Wang Zhimin — in Beijing's most significant personnel shakeup since political unrest began in the ...
13:20, 2020-01-04

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

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

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

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 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

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

'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

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 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

Hong Kong Takes a Symbolic Stand Against China Tech The first major place in China to rebel against Beijing’s technologies of control is one of the last not yet fully under their thrall....
11:24, 2019-10-03

Sieren's China: Clear message from Hong Kong voters Hong Kong voters have sent a clear message to the establishment. District councilors may have very little political power, but DW's Frank Sieren says...
01:08, 2019-11-29

China furious after Trump signs Hong Kong bills into law The new legislation requires the State Department to ensure that Hong Kong retains sufficient autonomy to enjoy favorable US trading terms that have ...
10:00, 2019-11-28

China furiously summons US ambassador over Hong Kong bills BEIJING — China reacted furiously Thursday to President Donald Trump’s signing two bills aimed at supporting human rights in Hong Kong, summoning the...
16:20, 2019-11-28

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

Hospitals put on alert as mystery plague spreads from China to Hong Kong The unexplained respiratory illness could be caused by a virus that was previously unknown to science, a top doctor has said...
11:40, 2020-01-06

Hong Kong faced ‘grimmest and most complex year’ since handover, China’s Xi says Xi praised Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam for holding fast to the principle of ``one country, two systems,`` and for courage during an ``extrao...
12:52, 2019-12-16

UK consulate worker detained in China is freed in Hong Kong, says family Simon Cheng is back in Hong Kong, say relatives and friends, after weeks of detention in mainland ChinaA staff member at the British consulate in Hon...
06:40, 2019-08-24

China's new top Hong Kong official hopes city will return to 'right path' Luo Huining, newly installed head of Beijing’s liaison office, gave little away in his first public statementBeijing’s new top envoy to Hong Kong has...
08:40, 2020-01-06

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel says China must 'guarantee' rights and freedoms ‘In the current situation, everything must be done to avoid violence,’ German chancellor says in BeijingThe German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has sai...
06:44, 2019-09-07

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

Hong Kong police, protesters clash ahead of China’s National Day Riot police repeatedly fired blue liquid — used to identify protesters — from a water cannon truck and multiple volleys of tear gas after demonstrato...
14:08, 2019-09-29

Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Lam stabbed at event in China BEIJING — Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam has been stabbed while attending an event in southern China. Police say his injuries are not life-threate...
10:04, 2019-07-20

Hong Kong protests: China blames 'black hands' of US for unrest Foreign affairs ministry and state media accuse US of seeking to bring down the region Beijing has blamed political unrest in Hong Kong on “black han...
07:40, 2019-07-24

Former Hong Kong politician tells Trudeau to have courage in dealing with China Over the last six months, Hong Kong has seen massive waves of often violent pro-democracy protests that have debilitated the special administrative r...
22:00, 2019-11-24

China asserts authority to declare state of emergency in Hong Kong China said it has the legal power to declare a state of emergency in Hong Kong if unrest continues and cited specific measures the city’s chief...
18:56, 2019-09-03

Hong Kong activist's visit to Berlin draws anger from China Beijing criticises German foreign minister over meeting with Joshua WongThe Chinese government has expressed its anger with Germany’s foreign ministe...
19:28, 2019-09-10

China Criticizes Apple For App That Tracks Hong Kong Police Movements (BEIJING) — Apple became the latest company targeted for Chinese pressure over protests in Hong Kong when the ruling Communist Party’s ma...
14:52, 2019-10-09

Protesters supporting China are expected to rally in Hong Kong this weekend Pro-China protesters have gathered before, but in far smaller numbers than those angry at Communist Party rulers in Beijing....
03:52, 2019-11-16

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

Fears of China’s reach fuel Hong Kong protesters’ use of masks As paranoid as that sounds, the lengths to which Hong Kong protesters go to conceal their identities are a consequence of living in the shadow of Big...
04:52, 2019-10-05

Here’s how Hong Kong protests could give China a chance to tighten its grip Millions of people have taken to Hong Kong’s streets in recent weeks to protest against a now-suspended extradition bill....
17:40, 2019-07-02

‘Panic Shopping’ In Hong Kong, While Mainland China Depends On E-Commerce Meanwhile, JD.com says mainlanders are buying everything from baking flour to rice online in record numbers due to coronavirus lockdowns....
01:24, 2020-02-12

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 protests fortify Taiwan, and the West, against China's expansion Mass protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s attempt to encroach on Hong Kong’s judicial system have fortified neighboring Taiwan and other U...
13:04, 2019-06-26

China’s Xi meets Lam in ‘vote of confidence’ amid protests in Hong Kong When asked if China's leader, Xi Jinping, had voiced concern about Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's handling of the unrest in a surprise meeting, Hong K...
13:04, 2019-11-05

Hong Kong a ‘vital’ test case for the West on China: experts "Hong Kong is a vital human rights test case for Canadian foreign policy," says former diplomat....
23:44, 2019-08-13

China’s Soft-Power Failure: Condemning Hong Kong’s Protests Beijing wants greater sway over global public opinion. Instead, its propaganda outlets make Chinese leaders look like bullies....
19:44, 2019-08-20

DC Comics deletes Batman poster after China claims it’s pro-Hong Kong Chinese critics claimed the image of Batwoman holding a Molotov cocktail was a subtle nod to the student-led protests in Hong Kong....
21:20, 2019-11-29

China attacks Pelosi for siding with pro-democracy Hong Kong activists “We urge the US to stop bolstering radical violent forces in Hong Kong that advocate Hong Kong independence and stop intensifying words and actions t...
20:32, 2019-09-19

Hong Kong protests: Apple pulls tracking app after China criticism Creators of HKmap.Live accused Apple of ‘political decision to suppress freedom’ in Hong KongApple has pulled an app that tracked the movements of Ho...
11:04, 2019-10-10

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

China warns Canada to ‘stop meddling’ in Hong Kong affairs Canada's foreign ministry had no immediate response. Canada has about 300,000 citizens living in Hong Kong, the ministry has said....
02:20, 2019-08-19

US official says China trade deal possible but Trump won't ignore Hong Kong Robert O’Brien’s comments add to growing worries Chinese crackdown on protests could complicate efforts to end trade warUS national security adviser ...
21:32, 2019-11-23

Blizzard reinstates Hong Kong protestor’s prize, says “China had no influence” Blizzard banned pro Hearthstone winner for supporting free Hong Kong and took away his prize money. It would be SUCH A SHAME if Mei became a symbol o...
04:08, 2019-10-12

Trump said he prevented China from crushing Hong Kong pro-democracy protests AP Photo/Susan Walsh President Trump said in an interview on Fox & Friends on Friday that he prevented the Chinese government from crushing pro-democ...
11:04, 2019-11-23

Jeremy Hunt warns China on Hong Kong freedom pact Britain warned China today that there would be "serious consequences" if it breaches a historic pact protecting freedoms in Hong Kong....
14:52, 2019-07-02

China replaces head of its Hong Kong and Macau affairs office China has replaced the head of its office overseeing matters in Hong Kong, making him the most senior Beijing-appointed official to lose his job in t...
07:12, 2020-02-13

‘Rocky’ shock for China makes Trump Hong Kong hero President Trump is Hong Kong’s sudden hero. Hours after he signed two bills to support human rights in Hong Kong, angering Chinese government officia...
03:56, 2019-11-29

Hong Kong bans entry of visitors from China virus province Residents of China's Hubei province, where the new coronavirus outbreak was first reported, will be banned from entering Hong Kong from Monday as Chi...
18:08, 2020-01-26

Hong Kong halts trains from mainland China as coronavirus spreads Hong Kong's leader has announced that all rail links to mainland China will be cut starting Friday as fears grow about the spread of a new virus. Chi...
12:28, 2020-01-28

China signals desire to bring Hong Kong under tighter control Beijing issues strongly-worded warning it will not tolerate ‘any actions that split the country’China has issued unusually tough warnings for Hong Ko...
16:40, 2019-11-05

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

Hong Kong courts have no power to rule on face mask ban, says China Mainland weighs in after high court in Hong Kong strikes down colonial-era emergency lawsChina’s top legislature has said Hong Kong courts have no po...
03:56, 2019-11-19

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 officials unaware if China is preparing to send in military ​T​op Hong Kong police officials on Thursday said they were not aware of any plan to use Chinese troops to crush mass protests that have paralyzed th...
20:16, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong singer-protester faces China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, denouncing “deceitful promises” by ...
16:24, 2019-07-08

China replaces its top official in Hong Kong as protests enter 8th month China replaced its top official in Hong Kong on Saturday, state media said, as anti-government protests in the semi-autonomous territory enter their ...
13:44, 2020-01-04

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

China calls for Hong Kong to swiftly punish ‘radical’ protesters Beijing offers full support to region’s leader in rare remarks from government officeChina has offered its full support to Hong Kong’s embattled lead...
13:36, 2019-07-29

Hong Kong hospital workers to strike in bid for closure of China borders Thousands of Hong Kong Hospital workers voted to strike in an effort to pressure the government to close all borders with China to prevent the corona...
16:40, 2020-02-01

Hong Kong official unaware if China is preparing to send in military ​T​op Hong Kong police officials on Thursday said they were not aware of any plan to use Chinese troops to crush mass protests that have paralyzed th...
19:52, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong protests: envoy says China has 'power to quell unrest' China’s ambassador to UK also accuses British politicians of ‘colonial mindset’China has issued its most pointed threat yet to pro-democracy proteste...
18:48, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong protest against China explained: Why is there an airport shut down? What do demonstrators want? Hong Kong has been hit by a series of anti-government protests recently over a perceived erosion of freedoms under Chinese rule....
15:52, 2019-08-13

Versace apologizes to China after Hong Kong, Macau T-shirt gaffe A Versace T-shirt caused an international stir after it listed Hong Kong and Macau as countries....
18:36, 2019-08-12

China’s Soft-Power Fail: Condemning Hong Kong’s Protests Beijing wants greater sway over global public opinion. Instead, its propaganda outlets make Chinese leaders look like bullies....
17:36, 2019-08-20

Hong Kong's 'be water' protests leave China casting about for an enemy Beijing’s worldview cannot conceive of a leaderless movement: there have to be saboteurs behind itOn Friday morning, as Hong Kong woke up, the news c...
10:04, 2019-08-30

Hong Kong Protests Explode on 70th Anniversary of Communist China China’s Communist Party celebrated its 70th anniversary on Tuesday. But while President Xi Jinping was overseeing a massive military parade in Tianan...
01:44, 2019-10-02

Activist Hong Kong singer faces down China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, pitting her star power against its ...
03:08, 2019-07-09

China bans imports of black clothes to Hong Kong — report China has banned exports of black clothing to Hong Kong, media report. On Thursday, security dragged lawmakers out of the regional parliament for dem...
22:12, 2019-10-17

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam refuses to rule out asking China for help to quell protests Leader feels city authorities can handle situation but says no option can be ruled out Hong Kong’s leader has said she would not rule out asking for ...
07:32, 2019-10-08

China accuses Apple of aiding Hong Kong protests with tracking app Beijing's main state newspaper has said an app available for iPhones allows Hong Kongers to track the whereabouts of police. The paper has accused th...
10:48, 2019-10-09

Cathay denounced for firing Hong Kong staff on China’s orders Airline sacks pilot and union official under pressure from Beijing over support for protestsHundreds of demonstrators gathered in Hong Kong on Wednes...
17:32, 2019-08-28

Anti-government protests in Hong Kong on anniversary of China handover Mostly young, masked demonstrators block key roads as city braces for rally on landmark dateAnti-government protesters in Hong Kong took over key roa...
02:32, 2019-07-01

Apple’s Tim Cook meets China regulator after pulling Hong Kong app Apple CEO Tim Cook met the chief of China’s market regulator in Beijing on Thursday, the Chinese agency said, a week after the US firm was thrust int...
17:00, 2019-10-18

Hong Kong's 'be water' protests leaves China casting about for an enemy Beijing’s worldview cannot conceive of a leaderless movement: there have to be saboteurs behind itOn Friday morning, as Hong Kong woke up, the news c...
09:08, 2019-08-30

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

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

Coronavirus cases in China surpass 20,000 as first death confirmed in Hong Kong The first coronavirus death has been reported in Hong Kong as the total number of people infected by the illness in China surpassed 20,000....
07:40, 2020-02-04

Hong Kong tense as China marks 70 years of Communist rule Festivities have begun to celebrate 70 years of Communist Party rule in the People's Republic of China. The semiautonomous territory of Hong Kong has...
05:16, 2019-10-01

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 to cut rail links to stop coronavirus spread from China Wearing a green surgical mask, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday announced the suspension of high-speed rail and ferry links with mainland China...
15:56, 2020-01-28

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’s leader warns China’s military could step in if ‘situation becomes so bad’ Lam urges foreign critics to accept the reality that the four months of protests marked by a sharp escalation in violence was no longer "a peaceful m...
06:24, 2019-10-08

Trump signs bills backing Hong Kong protesters despite China's opposition Trump had been vague about whether he would approve measures as he seeks to end trade war with BeijingDonald Trump has signed into law legislation ba...
03:00, 2019-11-28

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds march through London for #standwithHK and pro-China demonstrations Hundreds have turned out in central London for two separate marches over the ongoing protests in Hong Kong....
18:44, 2019-08-17

Hong Kong: tens of thousands protest as China condemns US 'gross interference' More than 100,000 people are expected to join rally after police denied permission for marchTens of thousands of protesters gathered at a Hong Kong p...
10:08, 2019-08-18

Hong Kong Takes Symbolic Stand Against China’s High-Tech Controls The first major place in China to rebel against Beijing’s technologies of control is one of the last not yet fully under their thrall....
14:04, 2019-10-03

Fashion firms apologise for implying Taiwan and Hong Kong separate from China Coach and Givenchy among brands criticised on Chinese social media as Hong Kong protests fan nationalism A number of global brands have apologised to...
19:08, 2019-08-12

Hong Kong protesters rebuild ‘Lennon Walls’ ahead of China National Day The walls, scattered throughout the city at bus stops and on the sides of buildings, are covered with sticky notes that are placed in patterns or for...
19:52, 2019-09-28

China vows to retaliate with ‘firm counter measures’ over U.S. Hong Kong rights law U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law congressional legislation which supported the protesters despite angry objections from Beiji...
06:32, 2019-11-28

Hong Kong reports first coronavirus death as mainland China cases cross 20,000 Although other countries have reported their own cases, the vast majority are still located in China....
15:40, 2020-02-04

Satellite photos appear to show China's paramilitary vehicles near Hong Kong Satellite photos show armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China's paramilitary People's Armed Police near Hong K...
20:08, 2019-08-14

China's Xi Jinping expresses 'high degree of trust' in Hong Kong's Carrie Lam Xi says ‘ending violence and chaos’ is priority following pair’s meeting in Shanghai amid speculation over Lam’s future China’s President Xi Jinping ...
07:56, 2019-11-05

Hong Kong braces for huge rally as China condemns US 'gross interference' More than 100,000 people are expected to hold rally after police denied permission for marchHong Kong is bracing for a fresh rally by more than 100,0...
08:16, 2019-08-18

Hong Kong braces for huge protests on anniversary of China handover – live Anti-Beijing protesters block key streets as key date marking 1997 transition coincides with anger about controversial extradition lawFull story: Ant...
03:08, 2019-07-01

China backs Hong Kong’s chief, condemns ‘violent attacks’ and protests “The violent attacks are serious illegal acts that trample on the rule of law and endanger social order."...
13:56, 2019-07-02

Trump tells China to address Hong Kong protests before talking trade Donald Trump has suggested China resolve ongoing tension with Hong Kong before hashing out a trade deal with the US. The remarks follow his decision ...
05:00, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong: flights resume at airport as China condemns 'near-terrorist acts' Beijing steps up war of words and airport obtains injunction against protesters to prevent further disruption of flightsFlights have resumed in and o...
15:44, 2019-08-14

NBA postpones media sessions in China as rift over Hong Kong tweet simmers Pre-season games in Shanghai and Shenzen also in doubtCompanies cut ties with league after argument over free speechThe NBA has postponed Wednesday’s...
15:40, 2019-10-09

China virus toll nears 500; cruise ships, Hong Kong flights hit The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China passed 490 on Wednesday, as two U.S. airlines suspended flights to Hong Kong following the first ...
05:52, 2020-02-05

Hong Kong protesters are calling for massive ATM withdrawals in an economic warning to China Thomas Peter / Reuters Hong Kong protesters are trying something new on August 16 — withdrawing their money from banks or converting it to US ...
02:12, 2019-08-16

Hong Kong marks handover to China anniversary as protests rage closeby A flag-raising ceremony, in which the Chinese and Hong Kong flags are raised together, was held under unusually high security....
04:40, 2019-07-01

Arrests and rising tension as Hong Kong prepares for protests on China's national day Crackdown begins on high-profile activists in Hong Kong and the mainland ahead of 70th anniversaryAuthorities have arrested at least two high-profile...
07:28, 2019-09-30

Apple attacked by China for keeping crowdsourced police activity app in Hong Kong Apple is under fire in China after an article in the state-owned media China Daily accused the tech giant of "helping [Hong Kong] rioters engage in m...
14:44, 2019-10-09

Trump promised China US silence on Hong Kong protests during trade talks US officials banned from supporting pro-democracy protestsCNN reports Trump gave Xi pledge in personal phone callUS officials have been banned from s...
21:08, 2019-10-04

'Protecting rioters': China warns Apple over app that tracks Hong Kong police State media says ‘poisonous’ app made Apple an accomplice in the Hong Kong protestsChina’s state media has accused Apple of endorsing and protecting ...
13:04, 2019-10-09

As Hong Kong suffers, China risks losing its financial window on the world The territory’s recession is getting deeper and the US is threatening its special trading status, bringing serious consequences for Beijing Almost si...
01:40, 2019-11-27

China denies it demanded NBA fire Daryl Morey over Hong Kong tweet NBA commissioner says China wanted Rockets executive firedChina’s foreign ministry insists no such demand was madeThe rift between the NBA and China ...
16:36, 2019-10-18

Trump implies trade deal with China can wait for Hong Kong resolution Trump has previously said little about the protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, except to make it clear he believes that Hong Kong and China...
05:24, 2019-08-15

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protec...
18:20, 2019-06-13

China accuses UN human rights chief of inflaming Hong Kong unrest China has criticized the UN high commissioner for human rights after she suggested Hong Kong authorities should launch an investigation into the use ...
04:36, 2019-12-01

As Coronavirus Spreads, Hong Kong Limits Border Traffic With Mainland China Facing heavy pressure even from some pro-establishment politicians, Chief Executive Carrie Lam shuts down train lines and limits flights and tourism....
10:20, 2020-01-28

Coronavirus Updates: Languishing Industry in Mainland China, and an Evacuation in Hong Kong President Xi Jinping, accused of being aloof amid the crisis, made a very public appearance in Beijing....
23:16, 2020-02-10

United response critical in confronting China on Hong Kong, detainees: U.K. commissioner The British High Commissioner to Canada stressed the need for a "united front" in dealing with an increasingly aggressive China....
17:32, 2019-08-25

Hong Kong protester shot with live round during China National Day rally Violence erupts as thousands protest on 70th anniversary of communist rule in ChinaHong Kong police have shot a protester with live ammunition for th...
17:04, 2019-10-01

Satellite photos appear to show China’s armed police force near Hong Kong Chinese state media claimed that the exercises had been planned before hand and were not directly related to the unrest in Hong Kong....
15:20, 2019-08-14

Lebron James’ comment on China-Hong Kong conflict criticized by protesters The player for the Los Angeles Lakers touched a nerve among protesters for suggesting that free speech can have negative consequences...
19:56, 2019-10-15

China to suspend US Navy visits to Hong Kong over human rights legislation China is suspending U.S. Navy visits to Hong Kong and instituting a host of sanctions in retaliation for Congress’ passage of legislation supporting ...
11:04, 2019-12-02

China blocks US Navy from docking in Hong Kong over support for democracy protesters China said it would prevent U.S. Navy ships from stopping in Hong Kong, just days after President Trump signed legislation supporting pro-democracy d...
14:36, 2019-12-02

Canada suspends travel to China for local staff at Hong Kong consulate The decision comes after China confirmed it has detained a Hong Kong resident who worked at the British consulate in the region....
22:40, 2019-08-22

Hong Kong protests play into China fears, upend stock markets Wall Street’s summertime slump continued as dramatic protests in Hong Kong dimmed hopes that the US will come to a trading truce with China. The Dow ...
05:00, 2019-08-13

China, officials report ‘confidence’ in Hong Kong leader despite recent violence When asked if China's leader, Xi Jinping, had voiced concern about Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's handling of the unrest in a surprise meeting, Hong K...
05:56, 2019-11-05

Coronavirus: Hong Kong reports first death as China's leadership admits ‘shortcomings’ Carrie Lam says measures would be taken ‘to reduce movement across the border’ as death toll growsCoronavirus - live updatesHong Kong has reported it...
12:48, 2020-02-04

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook together suspended hundreds of accounts that were tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign that targeted pro-democracy proteste...
01:48, 2019-08-20

China's news agency condemns attack on its Hong Kong office as 'barbaric' Protesters plan more action after violent night that saw attack on state-owned Xinhua agencyChina’s state-owned news agency, Xinhua, has denounced th...
08:24, 2019-11-03

‘South Park’ episode banned in China screened on Hong Kong street On Tuesday night, passersby in Hong Kong stopped to watch a recent 'South Park' episode that was banned in China as it was screened on a projector in...
18:28, 2019-10-10

Defiant Hong Kong leader vows to push ahead with China extradition law Hong Kong's leader has defied mass protests and vowed to press ahead with a controversial law allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China....
13:40, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong rail operator to suspend some ticket sales to China's Wuhan Hong Kong rail operator MTR Corp Ltd said on Thursday it would suspend sales of high speed tickets to and from China's Wuhan city, the source of an o...
05:24, 2020-01-23

Chinese K-Pop Stars Voice Support for Beijing’s One-China Policy on Hong Kong (HONG KONG) — At least eight pop stars from mainland China and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijin...
23:00, 2019-08-19

Hong Kong cuts China transport links as coronavirus toll mounts Nations scramble to extract citizens from Wuhan as first death is recorded in BeijingCoronavirus deaths in China pass 100 – latest updatesHong Kong h...
13:24, 2020-01-28

Donald Trump: Hong Kong crackdown would hurt China trade deal The US president has said that he'd "like to see Hong Kong worked out in a very humanitarian fashion." Trump warned that a Tiananmen Square-style cra...
10:00, 2019-08-19

China replaces top Hong Kong official as protests enter eighth month Beijing offers no explanation for appointing of Luo Huining to head its liaison officeChina has replaced a top official in Hong Kong as anti-governme...
16:44, 2020-01-04

Berlin throws shade at China by voting to name panda cubs ‘Hong’ and ‘Kong’ Berlin residents are throwing some shade at the Chinese government by voting to name their new panda babies “Hong” and “Kong.”...
18:16, 2019-09-07

Ex-British consulate worker alleges he was tortured by China over Hong Kong protests “I was blindfolded and hooded during the whole torture and interrogations, I sweated a lot, and felt exhausted, dizzy and suffocated,” Cheng wrote....
19:00, 2019-11-20

American Airlines suspends China and Hong Kong flights until late April American Airlines Group Inc , the largest U.S. carrier, said on Tuesday it would extend the suspension of its China and Hong Kong flights through Apr...
01:00, 2020-02-12

‘We have no other choice’: as China erodes democracy Hong Kong citizens prepare to leave The extradition bill, exorbitant house prices and high cost of living are driving a rise in emigrationElisa Wong had always thought she would move aw...
00:48, 2019-06-25

China lashes out at Taiwan for offering asylum to Hong Kong democracy protesters Taiwan lacks a formal legal mechanism for assessing and granting asylum requests, although it has granted residency to several vocal opponents of the...
13:00, 2019-08-19

'Vile threats': China’s military warns Hong Kong protesters of 'consequences' China’s attempt to stamp out pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong is taking an ominous turn, with local military officials raising the specter of a br...
01:20, 2019-08-02

Hong Kong’s leader insists China supports withdrawal of extradition bill Carrie Lam said this full withdrawal of the bill was a decision made by her government with Beijing's backing....
08:24, 2019-09-05

Hong Kong protests: China releases dramatic army propaganda video Chinese military garrison chief in Hong Kong says army is determined to protect China’s sovereignty, stoking fears of interventionChina has released ...
13:20, 2019-08-01

Apple pulls controversial Hong Kong app again after being attacked by China state-run media Less than 24 hours after Apple received criticism from a state-run media company in China for reinstating the HKMap app in the App Store the tech gia...
15:00, 2019-10-10

Hong Kong ramps up coronavirus fight by quarantining visitors from mainland China Visitors from mainland China to Hong Kong will be quarantined for 14 days as the semi-autonomous region aims to prevent the coronavirus from spreadin...
23:28, 2020-02-05

Appetite for 'warm meat' drives risk of disease in Hong Kong and China A wet market, where animals are freshly slaughtered rather than chilled was identified as the source of the coronavirus outbreak. But experts have lo...
10:24, 2020-01-23

Threatening China will end in 'crushed bodies', says Xi Jinping amid Hong Kong protests President sends warning to ‘external forces’ as country faces criticism over Hong Kong and repression in Xinjiang Chinese president Xi Jinping has wa...
04:48, 2019-10-14

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

Twitter removes nearly 1,000 accounts tied to China's campaign against Hong Kong protesters Company also suspends thousands of accounts as it reports ‘state-backed information operation’Twitter has removed nearly 1,000 accounts and suspended...
22:20, 2019-08-19

Cowardly kowtowing to China means Hong Kong blood is on Apple’s hands Apple has given into Chinese government demands yet again, this time imperiling the safety of Hong Kong residents in the process.Read More...
19:40, 2019-10-10

China National Day: Hong Kong protests begin after Beijing military parade – live Celebrations to mark 70 years of Communist party rule could be overshadowed by unrest that has roiled Hong Kong for 17 weeks 5.52am BST Large crowds ...
07:04, 2019-10-01

I felt the fear of abduction by China in Hong Kong. Appeasing Bejing has to stop | Ma Jian People in the territory have shown huge courage. G20 leaders must do the sameWhen I moved to Hong Kong in 1987, after my books had been permanently b...
16:52, 2019-06-28

The NBA is trying to play both sides of the controversial Hong Kong tweet and hoping their long history in China will help KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP via Getty Images The NBA is attempting to balance competing interests in the wake Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweet...
23:12, 2019-10-08

China bans cars in Wuhan, Hong Kong closes schools as coronavirus spreads Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said her government has declared the outbreak an emergency and will close primary and secondary schools for two more week...
13:04, 2020-01-25

Coronavirus: Hong Kong cuts border crossings with mainland China – live updates US updates travel warning to China to highest level as mayor of Wuhan admits authorities were too slow in releasing information about virus. Follow t...
12:16, 2020-01-28

American Airlines won't resume flights to China, Hong Kong until late April at earliest The airline, which had been scheduled to resume flights to China and Hong Kong by late March, now says it won't fly there until at least April 23. &#...
01:00, 2020-02-12

Hong Kong closes most border crossings with mainland China, coronavirus death toll at 362 China's National Health Commission said the country's total is 361 deaths and 17,205 confirmed coronavirus cases, as of the end of Sunday....
15:04, 2020-02-03

Hong Kong cuts trains to mainland China in attempt to limit spread of coronavirus China's death toll from a new viral disease that is causing mounting global concern rose by 25 to at least 106 on Tuesday as the United States and ot...
12:08, 2020-01-28

Coronavirus updates: Hong Kong reports first death as mainland China cases cross 20,000 Although other countries have reported their own cases, the vast majority are still located in China....
04:36, 2020-02-04

An NBA executive is facing major backlash in China after he tweeted support for Hong Kong protests Pat Sullivan/AP Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets, sparked backlash in China after he tweeted his support for protests in Hong ...
06:36, 2019-10-07

Hong Kong: anger in China as US Senate passes bill protecting protesters' rights Beijing says human rights bill, which Trump has yet to approve, ‘interferes in Hong Kong’s affairs’The US Senate has unanimously passed legislation a...
04:40, 2019-11-20

State Dept. 'deeply concerned' by China threats as unrest in Hong Kong grows Bipartisan U.S. concern over the discord in Hong Kong is growing, as the State Department on Wednesday issued a travel warning for the region and exp...
20:48, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protesters slam LeBron James for comments about China, free speech The King no longer reigns supreme in Hong Kong. Lakers superstar LeBron James took a hit in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory, where basketball f...
19:00, 2019-10-15

‘Barbaric’: China’s state news agency denounces attack on Hong Kong office Xinhua in a brief statement late Saturday strongly condemned the “barbaric acts of mobs” that had vandalized and set fire to the lobby of its Asia-Pa...
13:36, 2019-11-03

Donald Trump signs bills backing Hong Kong protesters despite opposition from China Donald Trump has signed a bill into law that backs pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, despite angry objections from Beijing....
03:28, 2019-11-28

Nike pulls line of shoes from China after designer supports Hong Kong protesters Nike has canceled the sale of a new line of shoes in China after its designer posted an image online supporting mass protests in Hong Kong against an...
17:12, 2019-06-26

Hong Kong protesters storm parliament and hang old UK colonial flag in defiance of China PROTESTERS angered over China’s increasing attempts to overrule Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms have hung the UK’s former colonial flag in the territ...
06:52, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong activates ‘serious response’ level amid fears of unknown disease from China The serious response level indicates a moderate impact on Hong Kong's population of 7.5 million people....
03:24, 2020-01-05

China threatens retaliation after the US House passed a bill supporting Hong Kong protesters China warned it would "take effective measures," against the US, after the House of Representatives passed a bill aimed at supporting protesters in H...
10:48, 2019-10-16

China’s army warns Hong Kong protesters ‘we use force’ in anti-riot video One part of the video, titled "anti-riot drill footage," shows ranks of troops advancing on protesters and firing rifles into the air....
15:36, 2019-08-01

Fans hold signs supporting Hong Kong at Wizards game during China-NBA spat Security approached a fans with a "Free Tibet'' and a Tibet flag. After refusing to give the sign, the fan was followed by security out of their seat...
06:20, 2019-10-10

Hong Kong protests: China military breaks silence to warn unrest should not be tolerated Chinese military garrison chief in Hong Kong says army is determined to protect China’s sovereignty, stoking fears of interventionThe head of the Chi...
06:44, 2019-08-01

Hong Kong: police fire teargas at protesters outside China liaison office - video Hong Kong authorities stepped up security around China's main representative office on Sunday as crowds rallied and protests broke out, with anger si...
15:40, 2019-07-28

China Abruptly Pulls Away From Rockets Over Daryl Morey's Since-Deleted Hong Kong Tweet The backlash in China to a tweet from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey supporting Hong Kong protesters has accelerated over the weekend, n...
18:48, 2019-10-06

Coronavirus Live Updates: Soaring Death Toll in China and Run on Stores in Hong Kong The rise in the death toll and number of new cases came as China’s leader, Xi Jinping, ordered a crackdown on fake medical products and people who un...
07:44, 2020-02-06

China defends Hong Kong police, blames Western forces for violent protests A Chinese official said some in the West have applied "strange logic" that has made them sympathetic and tolerant to "violent crimes."...
16:16, 2019-07-29

Coronavirus: Hong Kong hospital staff strike to demand closure of China border Workers want the border with mainland China completely shut - but authorities insist it stays open....
09:04, 2020-02-03

China’s Foreign Minister says Hong Kong faces its worst crisis since 1997 handover Hong Kong has been engulfed in angry and sometimes violent protests against the government for three months, sparked by a now-suspended extradition b...
04:32, 2019-08-28

China warns against 'meddling' as US House passes bill backing Hong Kong protesters China expresses ‘strong indignation’ over act, which was welcomed by Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders The US House of Representatives has passed a bil...
07:52, 2019-10-16

Hong Kong suspends most of its border crossings with mainland China amid coronavirus outbreak Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam has announced that 10 of the 13 border crossings with mainland China have been suspended in a bid to curb the spread of...
19:20, 2020-02-03

US calls China ‘thuggish regime’ for targeting American diplomat who met Hong Kong protesters Anger at release of diplomat’s personal information as Hong Kong police bring back police chief who handled 2014 Occupy protestsA US official has des...
08:04, 2019-08-09

China suspends ties with Houston Rockets after general manager’s pro-Hong Kong tweet The Chinese Basketball Association said Sunday on its official Twitter-like Weibo account that Daryl Morey had made "improper remarks regarding Hong ...
22:52, 2019-10-06

Coronavirus: Hong Kong health workers to strike in China border row as deaths pass 300 Thousands of workers, including doctors and nurses, plan industrial action after calls to close border are rejectedThousands of Hong Kong medical wor...
04:40, 2020-02-02

Coronavirus Live Updates: Death Toll Soars in China; a Run on Stores in Hong Kong The rise in the death toll and number of new cases came as China’s leader, Xi Jinping, ordered a crackdown on fake medical products and people who un...
09:08, 2020-02-06

China virus deaths rise to 80 as Hong Kong bans visitors from worst-hit province The death toll from China's new coronavirus grew to 80 on Monday as residents of Hubei province, where the disease originated, were banned from enter...
02:36, 2020-01-27

‘Police violence against journalists’: China and Hong Kong arrest reporters who cover protests Chinese authorities are targeting journalists who cover protests in Hong Kong, press associations say, as the Beijing-backed local law enforcement wa...
22:24, 2019-10-29

Coronavirus: first Hong Kong death reported as China cases pass 20,000 – live updates Thirty-nine-year-old man in Hong Kong believed to have had underlying condition. Death is only second outside mainland ChinaChina’s leadership admits...
08:36, 2020-02-04

Trump suggests he could veto Hong Kong pro-democracy bill because of trade talks with China AP Photo/Andy Wong President Donald Trump suggested Friday he could veto bipartisan legislation that outlined US support for pro-democracy protests i...
17:32, 2019-11-22

Hong Kong protester shot in chest as China National Day demos intensify – live Violent protests break out across Hong Kong, overshadowing celebrations in Beijing to mark 70 years of Communist party rule Protester shot with live ...
13:08, 2019-10-01

Coronavirus: Norwegian, Royal Caribbean cruise lines ban China, Hong Kong passport holders The cruise industry is stepping up measures to fight the coronavirus outbreak, Cruise Lines International Association said Friday.    ...
02:40, 2020-02-08

The NBA has already felt 'economic impact' from Daryl Morey's pro-Hong Kong tweet — Here all the moves that have been made by China In light of Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey publishing a tweet that supported protesters in Hong Kong, several Chinese companies have suspended operat...
19:56, 2019-10-08

China's grip on Apple tightens as it boots a Hong Kong police-tracking app and news app Quartz REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha It looks like Apple has kow-towed to Chinese censorship demands twice this week, taking an app off the App Store which le...
11:48, 2019-10-10

Hong Kong: Protesters cannot be allowed to drag territory into dangerous abyss, says China's UK ambassador China's ambassador to the UK has said protesters in Hong Kong cannot be allowed to drag the territory into a "dangerous abyss" amid continued clashes...
17:52, 2019-08-15

Coronavirus Live Updates: Hong Kong Restricts Travel From Mainland China as Infections Exceed 4,500 The number of known cases of the new virus increased by nearly 60 percent overnight. A shortage of test kits has led experts to warn that the real nu...
11:20, 2020-01-28

Hong Kong protester reportedly shot in chest as China National Day demos intensify – live Violent protests break out across Hong Kong, overshadowing celebrations in Beijing to mark 70 years of Communist party rule Xi Jinping warns ‘no forc...
11:44, 2019-10-01

China’s coronavirus death toll hits 563 as Hong Kong, Japan quarantine 2 cruise ships Health officials said in the last 24 hours, the U.N. health agency has seen the biggest jump in cases since the start of the epidemic....
02:48, 2020-02-06

China warns Canada to ‘stop its wrongdoing’ over Meng Wanzhou arrest, Hong Kong comments China issued a stern warning over the detention of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou and comments about Hong Kong, stating that Canada should “stop its wrongdo...
19:40, 2019-08-21

Trump floats personal meeting with China’s Xi Jinping to resolve the Hong Kong crisis ‘humanely’ PERSONAL MEETING?: With Chinese paramilitary forces massing on the border with Hong Kong and the trade war with China sending U.S. markets into a tai...
13:20, 2019-08-15

Trump just congratulated China's dictators while police brutally crackdown on pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong Tyrone Siu/Reuters As President Donald Trump on Tuesday congratulated China on 70 years of Communist Party rule, Republicans in Congress slammed Beij...
22:36, 2019-10-01

Hong Kong protestor defiantly waves British flag as China crackdown turns violent A PROTESTOR in Hong Kong was seen waving a British flag to taunt Chinese authorities as police crack down on unrest in the city....
08:24, 2019-06-13

China anniversary: nation marks 70 years of communism amid Hong Kong protests – live Pomp and ceremony in Beijing could be overshadowed by unrest that has roiled Hong Kong for 17 weeks 2.32am BST Earlier today, Ilham Tohti, a Uygur ac...
03:44, 2019-10-01

Hong Kong medical workers strike to urge closure of China border to block virus Hundreds of medical workers went on strike in Hong Kong on Monday to demand the government shuts the border with mainland China to prevent the spread...
09:00, 2020-02-03

Coronavirus updates: Hong Kong closes most border crossings with mainland China, death toll at 361 China's National Health Commission said the country's total is 361 deaths and 17,205 confirmed coronavirus cases, as of the end of Sunday....
11:04, 2020-02-03

China delivers its most explicit threat to use military force in Hong Kong if protests get bigger and more violent REUTERS/Damir Sagolj Senior Chinese officials on Wednesday offered stern warnings to Hong Kong about China's ability to step in to handle protests t...
13:04, 2019-08-08

All of the NBA's partners in China have suspended ties as the firestorm over Daryl Morey's Hong Kong tweet heats up VCG/VCG via Getty Images All of the NBA's official Chinese partners have suspended ties with the league as the firestorm over an executive's tweet in...
11:08, 2019-10-10

Hong Kong suspends some rail, ferry links with China mainland to curb virus spread Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced on Tuesday a suspension of high-speed rail and ferry links with mainland China as the global financial hub scra...
13:24, 2020-01-28

'Full of arrogance': Trump angers China by signing bills backing Hong Kong protesters Beijing says ‘US plot doomed to fail’ after legislation approved that threatens sanctions if officials abuse human rightsDonald Trump has signed into...
06:04, 2019-11-28

Blocking the coronavirus: Hong Kong medical workers go on strike to demand closure of border with China Hong Kong medical workers launched a strike to pressure their government into closing the border with mainland China in a dramatic bid to slow the ou...
20:12, 2020-02-03

Hong Kong leader declares virus emergency, halts official visits to mainland China Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday declared a virus emergency in the Asian financial hub, announcing a package of measures to limit the city's l...
11:12, 2020-01-25

Eliot Engel, Michael McCaul condemn China threats as unrest in Hong Kong grows Bipartisan U.S. concern over the discord in Hong Kong is growing, as the State Department on Wednesday issued a travel warning for the region. The bi...
18:48, 2019-08-14

Keep calm and trust in free-market democracy: Hong Kong shows how America can defeat China In our globalized economy, highly mobile capital works in favor of investors and consumers who value democratic protections. That dooms China's autho...
22:40, 2019-08-22

Coronavirus Live Updates: Hong Kong Imposes Quarantines as China Death Toll Rises President Trump has pledged to work with China on the outbreak, while cruise ships get new scrutiny after infections are found on two....
14:24, 2020-02-05

Mark Zuckerberg just slammed China for allegedly censoring Hong Kong protest videos on TikTok: 'Is that the internet we want?' Georgetown/Facebook Mark Zuckerberg slammed China for its censorship Thursday, stating that Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp don't operate in the co...
20:56, 2019-10-17

China virus toll nears 500, airlines cut Hong Kong flights, cases found on cruise ship The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China passed 490 on Wednesday, as two U.S. airlines suspended flights to Hong Kong following the first ...
04:20, 2020-02-05

China threatens 'firm counter measures' in response to US legislation supporting pro-democracy Hong Kong protesters President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law congressional legislation which supported the protesters despite angry objections from Beijing, w...
05:32, 2019-11-28

Coach and Versace sparked fury in China by selling t-shirts that listed Hong Kong as a separate country Scott Olson/Staff/Getty Images Luxury fashion labels Versace and Coach stoked fury in China over the weekend after images of t-shirts which describe...
16:52, 2019-08-12

Trump signs bills supporting human rights in Hong Kong amid China trade spat “I signed these bills out of respect for President Xi, China and the people of Hong Kong,” Trump said in a statement....
02:52, 2019-11-28

Coronavirus Live Updates: Soaring Death Toll in China and a Toilet Paper Panic in Hong Kong The rise in the death toll and number of new cases came as China’s leader, Xi Jinping, ordered a crackdown on fake medical products and people who un...
07:28, 2020-02-06

Coronavirus live updates: first Hong Kong death reported as China cases pass 20,000 – latest news Thirty-nine year old man in Hong Kong believed to have had underlying condition. Death is only second outside mainland China – latest updatesChina’s ...
06:28, 2020-02-04

China actually started blocking US Navy port calls to Hong Kong months before its latest retaliatory move Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images China retaliated against US legislation supporting human rights in Hong Kong on Monday by suspending US Navy port ...
05:52, 2019-12-03

US committed to securing trade deal with China by year's end but can't turn blind eye to Hong Kong violence, top official says AP The US wants to secure a trade deal with China by year's end but can't overlook violence in Hong Kong, a senior official has said. "We're not goin...
11:28, 2019-11-24

Trump hints at vetoing Hong Kong human rights bill to ease trade talks with China President Trump suggested Friday that he might veto a bipartisan Hong Kong human rights bill because it could complicate a trade deal he is negotiati...
17:16, 2019-11-22

Hong Kong protests are like terrorism, says China as paramilitary forces gather amid fears army could be used against demonstrators Images emerged today of Chinese paramilitary forces assembling only 20 miles from Hong Kong as Beijing claimed the protests there were "no different ...
15:36, 2019-08-14

Coronavirus: Hong Kong medical workers strike to demand China border closure - live news Shanghai market is down nearly 8% on first day of trading after extended lunar new year break; more cases identified in US and VietnamFury in China a...
09:20, 2020-02-03

Hong Kong's pro-democracy parties win hundreds of seats in local elections as the city pushes back against China Pro-democracy candidates in Hong Kong made huge gains on Monday in district council elections, winning 344 of the 452 seats as of 2 p.m. local time, ...
07:24, 2019-11-25

'Crushed bodies and shattered bones': China’s Xi Jinping threatens dissidents amid Hong Kong protests Chinese President Xi Jinping raised the specter of a violent crackdown on protesters against the Communist government, as Beijing rebuffs internation...
20:56, 2019-10-14

Royal Caribbean bans China, Hong Kong, Macau passport holders from ships on coronavirus fears Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd said on Friday it would ban guests holding China, Hong Kong or Macau passports from boarding its ships amid concerns over...
21:48, 2020-02-07

‘Crushed bodies and shattered bones:’ China’s Xi Jinping threatens dissidents amid Hong Kong protests Chinese President Xi Jinping raised the specter of a violent crackdown on protesters against the Communist government, as Beijing rebuffs internation...
01:00, 2019-10-14

Coronavirus live updates: China tries to get back to work; Hong Kong pledges $3.2 billion to fight virus As of Friday, the COVID-19 coronavirus has infected more than 64,000 people in over two dozen countries, killing at least 1,380....
15:36, 2020-02-14

Canada bans Hong Kong consulate staff from travelling outside city after British worker detained in China It comes as the Chinese government announced that British Consulate employee Simon Cheng Man-kit has been held in neighbouring mainland city of Shenz...
10:00, 2019-08-23

Coronavirus live updates: 'compulsory quarantine' on all arrivals to Hong Kong from mainland China – latest news Thousands on board Diamond Princess cruise ship in offshore quarantine in Japan after 10 people test positive, as China death toll passes 490Thousand...
14:20, 2020-02-05

Hong Kong leader declares citywide virus emergency over coronavirus, cancels all official visits to mainland China Hong Kong health authorities have confirmed 5 cases of coronavirus, with an additional 122 people being treated as potentially infected....
11:40, 2020-01-25

Blizzard says its ‘relationships in China had no influence on our decision’ to punish an esports athlete who voiced his support for Hong Kong protestors Blizzard Entertainment Blizzard CEO J. Allen Brack has issued the company's first public statement since its decision to ban an esports competitor an...
03:36, 2019-10-12

Royal Caribbean forbids passport-holders from mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau from boarding its cruise ships Thomas Layer/Associated Press Passport-holders from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau have been banned from all Royal Caribbean cruise ships, rega...
19:48, 2020-02-07

Coronavirus live updates: all arrivals to Hong Kong from mainland China face 'compulsory quarantine' – latest news Thousands on board Diamond Princess cruise ship in offshore quarantine in Japan after 10 people test positive, as China death toll passes 490Thousand...
13:12, 2020-02-05

Trump signs bill to defend human rights in Hong Kong in a powerful act that is likely to put an additional strain on relations with China REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, taking a powerful stand against China...
01:00, 2019-11-28

Hong Kong shelves proposed China extradition bill that caused mass riots in the semi-autonomous territory Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that ignited some of the most violent protests since the former...
13:20, 2019-06-18

Trump's signing of a Hong Kong human rights bill reportedly slashed efforts towards a China trade deal Reuters/Jonathan Ernst President Donald Trump last week signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, a bill which requires the State Departme...
04:28, 2019-12-02

The NBA faces a billion-dollar crisis over one executive's tweet about Hong Kong. Here's why China is so hard for Western brands to break into. Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images; Dolce & Gabbana/Instagram; Evan Agostini/Invision via AP The NBA this week became the latest in a slew of foreign bran...
10:20, 2019-10-13

Simon Cheng missing: China confirms it has detained Foreign Office worker employed at British consulate in Hong Kong A Foreign Office employee detained in Shenzen has been held for violating Chinese law, according to the nation's foreign ministry....
10:52, 2019-08-21

United just extended China and Hong Kong cancellations as the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on airlines and the entire travel industry (UAL) ASSOCIATED PRESS United Airlines is extending its suspension of flights to China and Hong Kong until April 24, citing the ongoing coronavirus outbrea...
03:00, 2020-02-13

Blizzard broke its silence to say China didn't influence its decision to ban a professional gamer from Hong Kong, but fans aren't buying it Blizzard Blizzard Entertainment President J. Allen Brack said the company's relationships in China were not a factor in the decision to punish Blitzc...
20:16, 2019-10-14

Trump reportedly promised China's president that he'd stay quiet on Hong Kong protests as long as trade talks progressed Kevin Lamarque/Reuters President Donald Trump promised Chinese President Xi Jinping in a June that he would stay quiet on the protests in Hong Kong i...
10:56, 2019-10-04

Hong Kong mulls South East Asia pig imports as pork prices jump on China swine fever outbreak Hong Kong is looking into importing live pigs from countries in Southeast Asia, including Malaysia, to supplement a dwindling supply from mainland Ch...
04:44, 2019-11-21

9,000 Hong Kong hospital workers are threatening to strike amid coronavirus outbreak if the government doesn't close its border with mainland China THE CENTRAL HOSPITAL OF WUHAN VIA WEIBO /via REUTERS More than 3,000 doctors, nurses, and other hospital workers in Hong Kong voted in favor of strik...
17:32, 2020-02-01

China says it will stop broadcasting NBA games after Commissioner Adam Silver defended Daryl Morey's freedom to support Hong Kong protests Reuters; Tony Dejak/AP Daryl Morey, the general manager of the NBA's Houston Rockets, tweeted a graphic in support of the Hong Kong protests last wee...
14:00, 2019-10-08

The US House and Senate both passed bills to defend human rights in Hong Kong — a powerful act of defiance against China as pro-democracy protests rage Kyodo News via Getty Images The House on Wednesday rushed to pass a bill meant to protect human rights in Hong Kong as protests continued to rage in ...
00:24, 2019-11-21

The US Senate unanimously passed a bill to defend human rights in Hong Kong — a powerful act of defiance against China as pro-democracy protests rage Kyodo News via Getty Images The US Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill to protect human rights in Hong Kong as protests continue to rage in t...
05:04, 2019-11-20

UK warns China not to destroy 'precious' Hong Kong courts Britain today warned China that it would damage its own interests if it destroys the "very precious" trusted courts in Hong Kong....
12:32, 2019-07-04

Fears for British consulate worker 'held by China at Hong Kong border' The Foreign Office today said it was "extremely concerned" at reports a staff member from the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by Chi...
14:08, 2019-08-20

China warns Hong Kong activists that attempts 'to play with fire will only backfire' China today delivered its strongest warning yet to Hong Kong's protesters saying that attempts "to play with fire will only backfire"....
12:12, 2019-08-06

The NBA is in hot water after Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey supported the Hong Kong protests. Here are other times Western brands caved to China after offending the Communist Party. Lintao Zhang/Getty China's Communist Party is very sensitive to any content seen to jeopardize its grip on power, and regularly censors social media ...
18:28, 2019-10-08

US State Department blasts China as a 'thuggish regime' amid dispute over Hong Kong China was branded a "thuggish regime" by the US State Department after disclosing details of a US diplomat who met with pro-democracy activists....
23:44, 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protests: China warns activists 'the end is coming' as students boycott schools Chinese state media today warned "the end is coming" for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters as students boycotted schools after another weekend of ...
13:32, 2019-09-02

Foreign Office 'concerned' over Hong Kong consulate worker 'detained at China border' The Foreign Office has said it is concerned over reports that a staff member has been detained in China....
09:40, 2019-08-20

Foreign Office 'extremely concerned' over Hong Kong consulate worker 'detained at China border' The Foreign Office has said it is "extremely concerned" over reports that a staff member, who has been been missing for 12 days, has been detained in...
11:44, 2019-08-20

Trump voices optimism over US-China trade talks US President Donald Trump spoke of "very, very good negotiations with China" after a day of trade talks at the White House on Thursday. But experts s...
04:04, 2019-10-11

Google Cloud Text-to-Speech now has 187 voices and 95 WaveNet voices Thanks to a series of updates, Google's Cloud Text-to-Speech services now boasts 187 total voices and 95 total WaveNet voices.Read More...
17:36, 2019-08-27

China evacuations begin as WHO voices concern about virus spread The United States and Japan flew nationals out of China's coronavirus epicentre on Wednesday, as the number of deaths leapt to 133 and the World Heal...
19:32, 2020-01-29

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

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

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

Biden fans don't get Yang, Sanders supporters detest Buttigieg: Here's the rival that's most disliked by each 2020 candidate's supporters Associated Press/John Minchillo The first primary contests of the 2020 Democratic primary race are less than three months away. To help make sense of...
21:16, 2019-11-14

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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 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

Seeking the right balance for Hong Kong's future Hong Kong's special status makes it the freest place in the world to do business. As the economy slows and tensions over democracy protests linger, H...
09:28, 2020-01-08

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

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

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 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

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

Hong Kong protests 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 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

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

Hong Kong 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

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 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

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

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

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'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

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

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 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 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: '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 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

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