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Blizzard Sets Off Backlash for Penalizing Hearthstone Gamer in Hong Kong

The gaming company suspended the player and made him forfeit his prize money after he expressed support for the protest movement in Hong Kong....

Blizzard Sets Off Backlash for Penalizing Hearthstone Gamer in Hong Kong

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Blizzard Sets Off a Backlash for Penalizing a Hong Kong Gamer The gaming company suspended the player and made him forfeit his prize money after he expressed support for the protest movement in Hong Kong....
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Blizzard, a Gaming Company, Stirs a Backlash for Penalizing Hong Kong Player The company suspended the gamer and made him forfeit his prize money after he expressed support for the protest movement in Hong Kong....
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Blizzard dials down punishment for Hong Kong gamer amid backlash China has accused the West of stirring up anti-Beijing sentiment in Hong Kong and reacted strongly to expressions of support for the protests....
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'No regrets': Hong Kong Hearthstone gamer banned over pro-democracy support Chung ‘Blitzchung’ Ng Wai was expelled from Hearthstone eventOrganizers announce one-year suspension and pull prize moneyChinese holding company Tenc...
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Blizzard suspends pro gamer from competition over Hong Kong comments A top professional gamer has been yanked from a tournament and stripped of his prize money for making pro-Hong Kong comments, according to new report...
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Blizzard to return winnings to gamer who sided with Hong Kong protesters Ng “blitzchung” Wai Chung fell into the company's crosshairs after voicing his support for the months-long demonstration while playing on the Blizzar...
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Popular Hearthstone Caster Quits In Protest Of Blizzard’s Hong Kong Punishment Collectible card game legend Brian Kibler, who casts for Hearthstone, announced today that he will no longer be involved in the digital card game’s G...
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Blizzard belatedly punishes college Hearthstone team for Hong Kong protest Enlarge / The on-stream moment that eventually earned the AU Hearthstone team a six-month suspension from tournament play. The American University He...
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Blizzard Entertainment Bans Professional Gamer for Supporting Hong Kong Protestors Blizzard Entertainment has banned a professional Hearthstone player who expressed support for protestors in Hong Kong during a live broadcast followi...
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Blizzard president J. Allen Brack issues statement on Hearthstone’s Hong Kong controversy After a few days of silence, Blizzard has responded to the anger and controversy over its punishments of a Hearthstone player and two casters.Read Mo...
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Blizzard Subreddit Closes After Devs Suspend Hearthstone Player For Pro-Hong Kong Statements Hearthstone player Chung “blitzchung” Ng Wai recently made waves when, during an official competition, he voiced support for Hong Kong amidst ongoing...
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Blizzard Suspends Hearthstone Player For Hong Kong Support, Pulls Prize Money Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai, a pro Hearthstone player from Hong Kong, ended a stream earlier this week with a statement of support for those engaged in...
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Blizzard bans 3 more 'Hearthstone' players for holding up pro-Hong Kong protest signs during a livestream Blizzard risks triggering a fresh censorship furore after banning three more 'Hearthstone' players from participating in tournaments after the trio h...
12:52, 2019-10-17

College Hearthstone Players Hold Up 'Free Hong Kong, Boycott Blizzard' Sign On Stream Blizzard’s acquiescence to the power of the Chinese government/market has seen the company eat a lot of shit over the last 24 hours. So it was, depen...
17:16, 2019-10-09

College Hearthstone Players Hold Up "Free Hong Kong, Boycott Blizzard" Sign On Stream Blizzard’s acquiescence to the power of the Chinese government/market has seen the company eat a lot of shit over the last 24 hours. So it was, depen...
07:04, 2019-10-09

Blizzard is under scrutiny from lawmakers, gamers, and maybe even its own employees after punishing a 'Hearthstone' competitor who voiced his support for protesters in Hong Kong Invent Global Blizzard Entertainment, the company behind video games like "World of Warcraft" and "Overwatch," is under scrutiny for its decision to ...
00:48, 2019-10-09

Blizzard's former 'World of Warcraft' lead is boycotting the firm for punishing a ‘Hearthstone’ competitor who supported the Hong Kong protests Invent Global A prominent former employee at Blizzard has said he is boycotting the firm after it banned gamer Chung Ng Wai, a pro esports player who...
13:28, 2019-10-10

Some Blizzard employees reportedly walked out to protest the punishment of a 'Hearthstone' competitor who spoke up in support of the Hong Kong protests (ATVI) Reuters About 30 Activision Blizzard employees staged a walkout to protest the company's punishment of a Hong Kong-based esports competitor who made ...
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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

The banned 'Hearthstone' gamer at the centre of a China censorship furore spoke out for the first time after Blizzard reduced his ban https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=344&v=bHiXZ3r63LM The pro 'Hearthstone' player banned by US game giant Blizzard has spoken out after his ...
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Blizzard cancelled an event at Nintendo's New York superstore amid a fan backlash to its Hong Kong controversy Blizzard Entertainment Blizzard Entertainment cancelled an October 16 event in New York City meant to celebrate the launch of "Overwatch" on the Nint...
21:00, 2019-10-15

'Fortnite' creator says it won't punish players for speaking out about politics, as Blizzard faces backlash and calls for a boycott after banning competitor for supporting Hong Kong protests Epic Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney says the company will not punish "Fortnite" players who choose to comment on politics or human rights. Sweeney's stat...
20:20, 2019-10-09

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

'No regrets' for professional gamer banned over Hong Kong support Chung ‘blitzchung’ Ng Wai was expelled from Hearthstone eventOrganizers announce one-year suspension and pull prize moneyChinese holding company Tenc...
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Hong Kong professional gamer banned from tournament over pro-democracy comments Chung ‘blitzchung’ Ng Wai was expelled from Hearthstone eventOrganizers announce one-year suspension and pull prize moneyChinese holding company Tenc...
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In Post-Game Interview, Hearthstone Player Calls For The Liberation Of Hong Kong During the Hearthstone Grandmasters, Hong Kong player Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai appeared on an official Taiwanese Hearthstone stream in a gas mask an...
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Free speech activists defend banned gamer after Hong Kong remark The maker of “Call of Duty” avoided China’s wrath Tuesday by suspending a professional gamer and seizing all his winnings after he shouted “Liberate ...
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College Hearthstone Players Who Held Up 'Free Hong Kong' Sign Drop Out Of Tournament Earlier this week, three collegiate Hearthstone players on the American University team held up a sign that read “Free Hong Kong, Boycott Blizz” duri...
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Blizzard stays silent on Hong Kong cop-out while the world reacts While Blizzard doesn't seem to have anything else to say, its players, competitors, and even employees have been reacting to the controversy.Read Mor...
22:28, 2019-10-09

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...
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Protests Are Coming To BlizzCon In The Wake Of Blizzard's Hong Kong Fiasco Multiple groups are in the process of organizing protests set to take place outside BlizzCon, the annual convention held by game developer Blizzard, ...
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Blizzard Gives 6-Month Ban To College Team That Held Up 'Free Hong Kong' Sign American University Hearthstone players who recently held up a sign calling for Hong Kong’s freedom during a livestream have been officially discipli...
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Customers over the moon with messages on Hong Kong cakes A Hong Kong bakery is doing a roaring trade in mooncakes stamped with messages asking residents to keep up pro-democracy protests....
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Apple bans Hong Kong protest location app The smartphone app provides information about the location of police and where tear gas was being used....
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07:32, 2019-08-05

Hong Kong protesters move back to the streets Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong shifted out of the airport and back into the streets on Wednesday — as the Chinese appeared to amass paramil...
04:20, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong protests continue, despite airport setback Hong Kong demonstrators marked an annual festival by gathering at local police stations to denounce the heavy-handed tactics officers used against pr...
00:16, 2019-08-15

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

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

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

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

Christian hymn becomes unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests HONG KONG — The Christian hymn “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord” has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong’s protests against an extradition bill t...
20:28, 2019-06-18

'They will definitely take revenge': how China could respond to the Hong Kong protests Hong Kong has seen its biggest political crisis in decades, but Beijing cannot afford to let the dissent go unpunishedThe Communist Party has always ...
04:12, 2019-06-30

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

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

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

China vows to crack down on Hong Kong protesters ​China on Tuesday warned the criminals they claim are behind weeks-long protests in Hong Kong not to “play with fire” and ​vowed to crack...
17:48, 2019-08-06

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as ...
12:36, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operati...
04:52, 2019-06-18

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

Hong Kong police clash with protesters at airport Chaotic scenes were reported outside Hong Kong's airport after police used pepper spray on protesters who blocked a police van. Flights at the airpor...
18:24, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong readies for more protests on handover anniversary HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of prot...
13:16, 2019-06-30

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

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

Hong Kong 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

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before ...
14:08, 2019-05-21

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

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

'They are fighting for nothing': the view on Hong Kong protests from Shenzhen Armed troops are barracked in a stadium in Shenzhen, where citizens seem to back themThere was an uneasy sense of calm on Sunday in Shenzhen, the Chi...
03:20, 2019-08-19

Hong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefully After 11 weeks of demonstrations, weary protesters fear only their ebbing stamina or Chinese troops will break the stalemateEllie Lau, a 21-year-old ...
10:08, 2019-08-18

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

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

Police, protesters prepare for another showdown in Hong Kong Protesters and police are preparing for a likely showdown in central Hong Kong, one day after clashes led to 11 arrests and left at least two dozen i...
06:08, 2019-07-28

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

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the n...
04:20, 2019-06-07

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

Denise Ho, the pop icon of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement Cantopop singer Denise Ho was successful in the Chinese market until she joined Hong Kong's democracy movement. Although her music is now banned in C...
13:40, 2019-08-19

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

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

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

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

How Hong Kong maids became caught in a ‘humanitarian tsunami’ Migrant workers who become pregnant by their employers face dismissal, homelessness and a swift return home The sun had not yet risen in Hong Kong wh...
10:28, 2019-07-22

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to th...
11:08, 2019-06-10

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

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

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

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

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

Employee at UK's consulate in Hong Kong detained in China Detention comes amid more than two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong An employee at the UK’s consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by ...
09:12, 2019-08-20

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was havi...
15:16, 2019-06-14

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong strike: Can protesters shut down the city? Protesters in Hong Kong are calling for civil servants to stay home on Monday as a sign of solidarity with the pro-democracy movement. However, civil...
17:24, 2019-08-02

Hong Kong protesters appear in court on riot charges Authorities have levied the most serious charges — with a 10-year sentence — against protesters since demonstrations began last month. Pro-democracy ...
09:52, 2019-07-31

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

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

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

China backs police in Hong Kong unrest Beijing has urged protesters to renounce violence, saying it's having a "disheartening" effect on the economy. The mainland government said it "stron...
10:04, 2019-07-29

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

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

'Hong Kong mob' — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their r...
21:32, 2019-08-19

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

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

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

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

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

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

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Ins...
18:52, 2019-06-21

After weekend of violence Hong Kong braces for more protests The increasingly violent protests since June have emerged as Hong Kong's most serious crisis in decades and become one of the biggest challenges to C...
05:24, 2019-08-12

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

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

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

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

Another Tesla may have spontaneously caught fire in Hong Kong Whether you’re a fan of Tesla or convinced that the company is destined to fail spectacularly, it’s impossible to deny that Tesla manufac...
02:04, 2019-05-14

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

Ai Weiwei has ‘no trust’ UK can intervene in Hong Kong crisis Artist fears Britain will take no responsibility and is seen by China as ‘nothing’ Ai Weiwei, the Chinese dissident artist and activist, has said he ...
16:12, 2019-08-09

Protesters gather again outside Hong Kong government offices HONG KONG (AP) — Several hundred mainly student protesters have begun gathering outside Hong Kong government offices after a deadline passed for meet...
04:52, 2019-06-21

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation,...
02:44, 2019-07-08

Why aren't Hong Kong's protesters backing down? – podcast Millions of people have taken to the streets over the past three weeks in opposition to an extradition law. The Guardian correspondent Emma Graham-Ha...
04:44, 2019-06-27

UK summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong dispute Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism." The United Kingdom says China is violating agreements made before...
20:52, 2019-07-03

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

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

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

UK to suspend crowd control supplies to Hong Kong LONDON (AP) — Britain’s foreign secretary says the country will refrain from issuing export licenses for crowd control equipment to Hong Kong u...
16:00, 2019-06-25

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

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

Hong Kong protesters apologize for disrupting lives HONG KONG (AP) — A small group of Hong Kong protesters have handed out flyers and bowed to passers-by to apologize for a demonstration that jammed th...
14:08, 2019-06-25

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

China will not allow G20 to discuss Hong Kong, says foreign minister Foreign powers have no right to interfere in ‘internal affair’, says Zhang Jun, as Beijing also calls for trade compromise China has said it will not...
17:24, 2019-06-24

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong airport cancels flights due to protests A protest at the arrivals terminal of Hong Kong's airport has prompted authorities to cancel all flights for the remainder of the day. Protesters ral...
14:52, 2019-08-12

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

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extr...
12:00, 2019-06-20

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

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong amid protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests and led to the temporary closu...
15:56, 2019-08-12

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fresh Hong Kong protests planned for Friday Calls for new demonstrations come as government fails to respond to a list of protester demandsHong Kong is braced for another round of demonstration...
15:44, 2019-06-20

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong: I would quit if I had choice, says leader in leaked audio Carrie Lam’s comments further demonstrate it is Beijing directing response to crisisA leaked audio recording has emerged in which Hong Kong’s leader,...
20:36, 2019-09-02

Hong Kong braced for weekend of protests despite cancellation of march After 13 weeks of defiance, the movement faces a watershed amid wave of arrests and growing violence Hong Kong has braced for another weekend of mass...
10:16, 2019-08-31

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

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

Hong Kong prepares for airport protests after overnight violence The persistent violence has hurt Hong Kong’s economy and sparked fears of a Chinese military intervention....
05:32, 2019-09-07

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

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

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

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

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

'Glory to Hong Kong': pro-democracy anthem embraced by protesters Thousands have gathered this week in a football match and at shopping centres across the city to sing in solidarityA newly composed song has become t...
08:36, 2019-09-12

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in clash with protesters Hong Kong police fired tear gas at demonstrators Saturday in a dramatic escalation of protests that have consumed the city for more than two months. ...
17:32, 2019-08-24

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

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

Hong Kong leader Lam to stay in power despite leaked audio Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, has denied she considered resigning over months of protests. She has addressed reporters after an audio recording eme...
11:32, 2019-09-03

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam denies she considered resigning Leader says she wants to remain in job, but doesn’t deny authenticity of leaked audio recording saying otherwiseHong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie L...
05:20, 2019-09-03

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam denies offering to resign Leader says she wants to remain in job, but doesn’t deny authenticity of leaked audio recording saying otherwise as arrests continueHong Kong’s embat...
13:28, 2019-09-03

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong women's tennis event postponed due to protests "Hong Kong\u0027s premier women\u0027s tennis event scheduled for October has been postponed due to the pro-democracy protests, organisers announced ...
11:12, 2019-09-13

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

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

Chinese troop movement into Hong Kong prompts unease Movements, which have been portrayed as a scheduled troop rotation, come days ahead of anti-government protests Chinese military vehicles have been s...
05:16, 2019-08-29

Cathay Pacific warns against Hong Kong protesters outside offices Cathay has been caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters who have staged sometimes violent demonstratio...
06:56, 2019-08-28

What Denise Ho, Jackie Chan and Other Celebrities Think About the Hong Kong Protests For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low t...
21:00, 2019-07-05

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

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

Hong Kong students, workers disrupt commute with strike The nearly three months of youth-dominated protests — calling for democracy and an independent inquiry into police conduct — will be tested as classe...
13:32, 2019-09-02

Hong Kong students boycott classes, hold rallies Protesters have disrupted Hong Kong's morning commute. The action follows a weekend during which police used some of their harshest force yet in over...
13:24, 2019-09-02

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

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

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

Protesters, police skirmish in Hong Kong after pro-democracy march While a large crowd rallied in a nearby park, another group of protesters took over a main street, strewing bamboo poles on the pavement and lining u...
13:28, 2019-08-25

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

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

Chinese-Canadian community divided over Hong Kong protests As many as 300,000 Canadians live in Hong Kong, according to the Asia Pacific Foundation, and more than 200,000 people living in Canada were born in ...
17:40, 2019-08-28

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

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong arrested Pro-democracy campaigner Joshua Wong was "suddenly pushed into a car" and taken to a police station. He wasn't the only activist arrested ahead of an...
06:16, 2019-08-30

Tiffany sales hurt by Hong Kong political unrest Political unrest in Hong Kong is hurting sales of Tiffany & Co.’s pricey baubles, the luxury jeweler said Wednesday. The retailer, known for its Robi...
04:16, 2019-08-29

Hong Kong leader warns city in a 'very dangerous situation' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has made her first media appearance in days amid mass anti-government protests. Lam condemned the violence and said that ...
10:08, 2019-08-05

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

United Airlines suspends service between Chicago and Hong Kong United Airlines is suspending daily service from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Hong Kong starting next month, the company confirmed to CN...
09:32, 2019-08-25

Attackers beat Hong Kong autonomy protesters in subway Media in Hong Kong have released video footage showing masked assailants attacking commuters in a subway station. For a seventh weekend, thousands de...
10:40, 2019-07-22

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

Hong Kong police clash with protesters at shopping mall Clashes erupted between pro-democracy protesters and supporters of the Chinese regime at a Hong Kong shopping mall Saturday. Tensions began when hund...
18:12, 2019-09-14

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

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

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

Fire and fear: Hong Kong lit by protests after dark – in pictures In a continuation of the waves of demonstrations and sometimes violent clashes between police and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong since 9 June,...
15:00, 2019-09-02

Denise Ho: Hong Kong has reached 'a point of no turning back' Cantopop star says city has become a police state as young people fight for their lives “We are officially in a police state,” the Hong Kong Cantopop...
05:04, 2019-09-02

Hong Kong braces for strikes as protesters disrupt commute Protesters have disrupted Hong Kong's morning commute. The action follows a weekend during which police used some of their harshest force yet in over...
06:04, 2019-09-02

German media call to name Berlin's new pandas Hong and Kong A Berlin newspaper polled readers to ask for possible names for the zoo's new panda cubs. The top result? Hong and Kong. Now Germany's most popular t...
05:44, 2019-09-06

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

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

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

Rights under threat: how China is bringing Hong Kong to heel Beijing has chipped away at the city’s autonomy for 22 years – and protests reflect growing angerIn the 22 years since Hong Kong reverted to Chinese ...
15:08, 2019-07-05

Hong Kong students skip first day of school to join in protests ​The months-long protests in Hong Kong spread to the schools on Monday when thousands of students skipped the first day of class to call for democrat...
15:00, 2019-09-02

Protest march in downtown Hong Kong erupts into violence A mixed crowd of hardcore protesters in black and wearing masks, along with families with children, spilled into the roads of the Causeway Bay shoppi...
13:56, 2019-09-15

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

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

Are artificial islands the answer to Hong Kong’s housing crisis? Will a $60bn development to house 1.1 million people help to ease the world’s most unaffordable property market or is it simply ‘pouring money into t...
07:24, 2019-07-12

Hong Kong’s ‘death fighters’: young protesters with nothing to lose Group who stormed legislative building defend their action as last resort after being ignored for yearsAs midnight approached on Monday, four protest...
18:36, 2019-07-03

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

Hong Kong leader: We are prepared to ‘stamp out’ violent protests Hong Kong’s chief executive said that her government is prepared to use police to “stamp out” violent protests — two days a...
17:52, 2019-08-27

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam to withdraw controversial extradition bill Media reports suggest Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is expected to cave into pressure from protesters by withdrawing the bill later on Wednesd...
10:12, 2019-09-04

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong: violence follows calls for Trump to 'liberate' territory Protesters clash with police in shopping districts after rally to petition US to ‘resist Beijing’Hong Kong police have fired teargas to disperse prot...
16:00, 2019-09-08

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

Hong Kong 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 on brink of recession as protests and trade war take toll Business activity shows sharpest drop since global financial crisis amid increasingly bleak outlook for territoryHong Kong is on the verge of a reces...
08:44, 2019-09-04

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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 police arrest 28 activists on eve of planned protests Former student leaders among those detained in move critics say is attempt to deter protesters from planned rallyHong Kong police have launched a wav...
20:00, 2019-08-30

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

Hong Kong: thousands of protesters clash with police at airport Activists try to choke city’s international hub by blocking roads and filling bus terminusThousands of pro-democracy demonstrators have descended on ...
10:40, 2019-09-01

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

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

Angela Merkel calls for peaceful resolution in Hong Kong The protracted trade dispute between the US and China is affecting other countries as well, Merkel has told the Chinese premier. The German chancello...
11:24, 2019-09-06

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

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

Hong Kong: thousands of protesters face off against police at airport Activists try to choke city’s international hub by blocking roads and filling bus terminusThousands of pro-democracy demonstrators have descended on ...
11:36, 2019-09-01

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: Extradition bill is 'dead' The pro-Beijing leader has said her government's handling of the controversial extradition bill had been a "total failure." Pro-democracy protesters ...
04:48, 2019-07-09

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

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

Hong Kong protests have sparked a new level of Chinese paranoia Up to 2 million people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong to protest in recent weeks. The immediate trigger was an “extradition agreement” that C...
16:44, 2019-07-06

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

'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...
04:44, 2019-09-11

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

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

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

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

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 Exchanges bids to buy London Stock Exchange Brexit and ongoing protests in Hong Kong have created political turmoil in both markets, but a deal could secure London's status as a global financia...
15:40, 2019-09-11

China accuses UK of supporting violent Hong Kong protests Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism" and reminded the former colonial power of Hong Kong's status. Fore...
11:40, 2019-07-04

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam withdraws controversial extradition bill Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has caved into pressure from protesters by withdrawing the bill. Speaking in a video statement Lam cited the nee...
14:20, 2019-09-04

Hong Kong rips ‘radical protesters’ for asking Trump to intervene Hong Kong’s government warned the US to stay out of its affairs on Monday after thousands of protesters urged President Trump to “liberat...
21:00, 2019-09-09

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

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

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

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

12-year-old among 36 arrested by Hong Kong police after protests escalated Six officers drew their pistols and one officer fired a warning shot into the air, police said in a statement....
06:32, 2019-08-26

Hong Kong protests: police use water cannon on demonstrators Hundreds of thousands had braved rain to stage peaceful march in triad-linked districtHong Kong police have fired teargas and for the first time used...
21:36, 2019-08-25

Facial recognition startup Megvii files IPO in Hong Kong Megvii, maker of facial recognition software Face++, has filed IPO paperwork in Hong Kong with backing from Alibaba, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs.Rea...
19:48, 2019-08-26

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

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

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

Hong Kong protesters target airport to disrupt travel Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have blocked some routes to the city's airport after a night of violent protests marked by fires, tear gas and po...
14:12, 2019-09-01

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

Sunday’s best photos: Hong Kong protests and a flying whale The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading......
19:52, 2019-09-08

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

Hong Kong: Joshua Wong released and en route to Germany Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong has been released following his detention at the city airport on Sunday. He is now on his way to Germany....
11:08, 2019-09-09

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

Hong Kong journalists warn of rising police violence against them Reporters covering protests say officers using pepper spray and teargas, among other abusesJournalists covering the protests in Hong Kong are experie...
16:44, 2019-09-09

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

Hong Kong protests: Is the government losing control of law and order? After dozens of protesters were beaten by a mob at a train station, experts are warning that the escalating violence between opposing camps could bec...
18:00, 2019-07-22

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

Hong Kong protesters use new flashmob strategy to avoid arrest ‘Blossom everywhere’ tactic is a reaction to politicisation of MTR subway systemHong Kong protesters have deployed a new strategy of popping up in sm...
21:28, 2019-10-13

Hong Kong protests descend into chaos during citywide strike Police fire teargas and rubber bullets in clashes with thousands of demonstratorsHong Kong protesters have clashed with police and fought off a group...
19:52, 2019-08-05

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong leader threatens harsher crackdown under emergency law Carrie Lam refuses to rule out curfew or delaying elections after banning protesters’ face masksHong Kong’s leader has hinted that colonial-era power...
16:28, 2019-10-04

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

Hong Kong protesters rally in luxury shopping area Hong Kong’s summer of protests continued Sunday as demonstrators occupied various neighborhoods and a high-end shopping area before being pushed back...
07:48, 2019-08-05

All Hong Kong rail services suspended as protests erupt Shots have been fired as protesters continued their pro-democracy protests, seemingly galvanized by a ban on the wearing of face masks. Inner-city tr...
06:20, 2019-10-05

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