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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...

College Hearthstone Players Hold Up 'Free Hong Kong, Boycott Blizzard' Sign On Stream

Source: kotaku.com

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

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...
01:44, 2019-10-11

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...
20:08, 2019-10-16

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

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...
17:52, 2019-10-17

'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

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....
17:04, 2019-10-09

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...
22:48, 2019-10-09

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...
20:08, 2019-10-08

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...
03:40, 2019-10-12

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...
09:04, 2019-10-08

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 ...
01:04, 2019-10-10

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

Blizzard nets more Hearthstone and World of Warcraft players while Overwatch keeps stable World of Warcraft and Hearthstone had more players in the second quarter of 2019 than in the first, but Overwatch was flat.Read More...
02:40, 2019-08-09

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': 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...
10:04, 2019-10-09

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...
12:45, 2019-10-07

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...
14:24, 2019-10-07

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

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

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....
14:08, 2019-10-09

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 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....
06:16, 2019-10-14

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, ...
06:24, 2019-10-12

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

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...
20:56, 2019-10-12

I'm a Blizzard gamer. I am boycotting them over their Hong Kong censorship | Dylan Curran The company won’t change unless we make them. We have to speak in the only language it knows: moneyThere’s a unifying factor between companies; it br...
08:44, 2019-10-11

Lawmakers express “deep concern” over Blizzard’s Hong Kong protest response Enlarge / Mei from Overwatch has become a grass roots symbol of the Hong Kong protests in the wake of Blizzard's decision. (credit: r/hongkong) A bip...
16:20, 2019-10-19

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....
12:16, 2019-10-09

US game maker Activision Blizzard's ban of pro-Hong Kong player draws criticism The U.S.-based gaming giant Activision Blizzard -- which made a player forfeit $10,000 in prize money and banned him from a game for one year after h...
11:44, 2019-10-10

Blizzard denies reports that it's banning Twitch viewers for pro-Hong Kong chat Blizzard has denied reports it was banning Twitch users who expressed support for the Hong Kong protesters via chat. Twitch viewers complained that t...
12:56, 2019-10-21

Blizzard's Hong Kong Missteps Prove Video Games Aren't Neutral On Monday night, professional Hearthstone player and Grandmasters tournament competitor Chung “blitzchung” Ng Wai gave an interview. At the end of hi...
19:44, 2019-10-09

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...
20:00, 2019-10-08

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

3 reasons why Activision Blizzard punished an esports star for backing Hong Kong protesters Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images Activision Blizzard stripped a "Hearthstone" champion of his prize money and slapped him with a yearlong ban from compe...
20:16, 2019-10-14

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

‘Mulan’ Star’s Support for Hong Kong Police Prompts Call for Boycott The actress Liu Yifei said on social media that she backed the police, who have been criticized for their use of force against protesters....
16:04, 2019-08-16

Hong Kong students boycott classes as Chinese media warns 'end is coming' School and university students call for democracy after weekend that saw some of the most violent clashes so farPro-democracy demonstrators have disr...
08:16, 2019-09-02

Disney’s Mulan star sparks call for boycott with Hong Kong stance Crystal Liu, the lead in Disney’s live-action remake, voiced support for police in the cityDisney’s live-action remake of Mulan is facing calls for a...
00:44, 2019-08-17

‘Mulan’ star Liu Yifei’s support for Hong Kong police sparks Disney boycott Disney doesn’t need this right now. Nor do protesters in Hong Kong, who for months have been embroiled in a government boycott. They’re u...
17:48, 2019-08-16

Calls to Boycott ‘Mulan’ Erupt After Star Voices Support for Hong Kong Police The actress Liu Yifei said on social media that she backed the Hong Kong police, who have been criticized for their use of force against protesters....
18:52, 2019-08-16

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

Hong Kong Protesters Urge Boycott of Disney's Mulan Remake After Star's Pro-Police Comments Hong Kong is in the midst of political turmoil as anti-government protesters clash with police, and now Disney’s Mulan remake has become an unlikely ...
23:04, 2019-08-18

Boycott ‘Mulan’: Social media users outraged after star backs Hong Kong police 'Mulan' Actress Crystal Liu Yifei is under fire for sharing a message supporting Hong Kong police in their crackdown against protesters....
17:56, 2019-08-16

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

A coach in Blizzard's Overwatch League was told to delete a tweet condemning the company for censoring an esports competitor from Hong Kong An assistant coach in Blizzard's Overwatch League was instructed to delete a tweet criticizing Blizzard's punishment of Hong Kong-based esports compe...
19:28, 2019-10-10

On College Basketball: Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their shar...
21:00, 2019-04-09

Here's a timeline of Activision Blizzard's terrible week, as it faces fan protests after an esports athlete was punished for voicing support for Hong Kong (ATVI) A vocal group of fans are boycotting Activision Blizzard after the company punished an esports competitor who spoke out in support of the protests in...
16:12, 2019-10-12

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

Disney's Mulan: Boycott called for live-action remake after star backs Hong Kong police Disney's live-action remake of Mulan is facing calls for a boycott after its star reportedly voiced support for police in Hong Kong....
02:36, 2019-08-17

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

U.S. Congress Members Request Blizzard Reverse Hearthstone Pro's Suspension Today, United States Congressmen Ron Wyden and Marco Rubio signed a bi-partisan letter addressed to Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, over th...
21:48, 2019-10-18

Blizzard Responds To Accusations Of Censorship In Hearthstone's Latest Patch In the lead-up to Hearthstone’s upcoming “Saviors of Uldum” expansion, Blizzard Entertainment released a patch yesterday that ran a couple housekeepi...
16:40, 2019-07-03

Blizzard Will Release Significant Hearthstone Buffs For The First Time Since 2014 Yesterday, Blizzard announced that it would be nerfing some of the most powerful cards in Hearthstone in an attempt to break up the dominance of two ...
22:20, 2019-05-21

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

Staff at Hong Kong hospital hold rally in support of protesters HONG KONG — Hundreds of medical staff at one of Hong Kong’s main public hospitals rallied Monday to support months of protests for democratic reforms...
21:16, 2019-09-16

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the pu...
07:56, 2019-06-16

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Senators Call On Blizzard To Reverse Hearthstone Suspension Today, United States Senators Ron Wyden and Marco Rubio signed a bi-partisan letter with support from Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Mike ...
23:20, 2019-10-18

Hong Kong protesters and Chinese officials hold rival press conferences Beijing authorities issue strongest warning yet to demonstrators in rare media briefingChinese authorities and masked protesters have held rival pres...
13:48, 2019-08-06

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen Square vigil on 30th anniversary A vigil commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown has attracted thousands of activists and residents. Organizers say the a...
18:48, 2019-06-04

Hong Kong extradition bill debate on hold after police, protesters clash Critics say the measure, now on hold, would undermine the city’s cherished legal autonomy....
15:16, 2019-06-13

Halifax residents hold duelling protests over political unrest in Hong Kong Hundreds of people rallied at the Halifax waterfront on Saturday in two duelling protests over the political unrest in Hong Kong....
15:40, 2019-08-18

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

Blizzard Finally Comments On Hearthstone Debacle, Reduces Suspensions And Returns Prize Money After a week of controversy surrounding its decision to boot Hearthstone pro Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai from a tournament and suspend him for a year f...
03:04, 2019-10-12

Hong Kong leader to hold crisis talks with public in bid to end the months of protests and clashes Hong Kong's embattled leader will today hold crisis talks with the public in a bid to resolve the political unrest that has fuelled months of protest...
04:52, 2019-09-26

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

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 ...
13:32, 2019-10-14

Blizzard gamers complain they cannot boycott firm over China Players say they are not able to delete their accounts to show solidarity for a punished gamer....
16:12, 2019-10-10

Hong Kong artist offers free protest-themed tattoos A Hong Kong artist is offering free protest-themed tattoos to people who want to show their support for pro-democracy demonstrations in the Chinese t...
10:08, 2019-08-27

'Free Hong Kong!': protesters' demands widen as rallies continue Demonstrators back on the streets for first time since last week’s storming of legislatureTens of thousands of protesters have marched to keep up the...
12:56, 2019-07-07

Two Sixers fans booted from game over ‘Free Hong Kong’ signs A pair of fans holding “Free Hong Kong” signs were booted from a Philadelphia 76ers game against Chinese squad Guangzhou Loong Lions Tues...
15:52, 2019-10-09

Hold on to your decks: Dramatic ‘Hearthstone’ competitive changes still to come GamesBeat talked with Sam Braithwaite, senior global esports franchise lead for Hearthstone, who explained the reasons for the changes -- and why mor...
02:36, 2019-07-30

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 ...
05:12, 2019-10-09

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

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

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

LeBron James’ comments on free speech face harsh criticism in Hong Kong The player for the Los Angeles Lakers touched a nerve among protesters for suggesting that free speech can have negative consequences...
19:40, 2019-10-15

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

LeBron James says he doesn't think Daryl Morey was 'educated' before sending pro-Hong Kong tweet, says there are ramifications to free speech Joe Robbins/Getty Images On Monday, LeBron James responded to the NBA's controversy in China stemming from Daryl Morey's pro-Hong Kong tweet by sayin...
06:36, 2019-10-15

Hearthstone’s Latest Single-Player Addition Isn’t Free, But It Might Be The Best With every new Hearthstone expansion, Blizzard makes a habit of releasing free single-player content, mostly as an added draw to bring players back t...
00:20, 2019-05-18

Zimbabwe players threatening to boycott African Cup opener Zimbabwe players are threatening to boycott the opening game of the African Cup of Nations against host Egypt because they haven’t been paid. Z...
12:52, 2019-06-21

Hearthstone: Rise of the Mech event adds a free Legendary, buffs 18 cards, and ushers in Arena rotation Hearthstone's next event is Rise of the Mech, which begins June 3 and ends July 1. It comes with a free Legendary, card buffs, and Arena changes.Read...
19:08, 2019-05-21

Players boycott Australian national anthem before State of Origin opener Indigenous players stand silent during Advance Australia FairRetired Queensland great Johnathan Thurston delivers welcome to countryPlayers from both...
13:48, 2019-06-05

200 Women's Hockey Players Pledge To Boycott North American Pro Leagues In an announcement today, 200 women’s hockey players—among them Team USA stars Hilary Knight and Kendall Coyne Schofield—pledged to boycott all North...
19:28, 2019-05-02

Phil Neville: Players should boycott social media to combat racist abuse "England women\u0027s coach Phil Neville has urged the football community to boycott social media for six months and \"send a powerful message\" in r...
16:08, 2019-08-20

Female pro hockey players boycott all leagues over lack of health insurance, resources The group includes players such as Team USA stars Kendall Coyne Sheffield and Hilary Knight, as well as Marie Philip-Poulin of Team Canada....
21:00, 2019-05-02

2019 NBA free agency: 50 under-the-radar players on the free-agent market, from Patrick Beverley to Derrick Rose Let's talk about Dewayne Dedmon and Delon Wright instead of Kawhi Leonard and Kevin Durant...
21:52, 2019-06-26

2019 NBA Free Agency: Predicting where Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard sign; picking which free agents offer best, worst value Also in the latest 3-Man Weave, our NBA experts offer up one free agent ready to turn heads next season...
17:40, 2019-06-25

Kevin Durant free agency update: Star free agent plans to sign $164M max deal with Nets, per report Durant is expected to miss all of next season after suffering a torn Achilles tendon during the Finals...
23:16, 2019-06-30

Kevin Durant free agency update: Star free agent announces he will sign max deal with Nets worth reported $164 million Durant is expected to miss all of next season after suffering a torn Achilles tendon during the Finals...
03:28, 2019-07-01

Sky Sports TV for FREE: How to stream Liverpool vs Norwich for free with PS4 PS Plus deal PS4 PS PLUS members can grab themselves an epic deal on Sky Sports and it means you can enjoy the start of the Premier League season without paying a...
17:32, 2019-08-09

Sky Sports TV is FREE: How to stream Arsenal vs Newcastle for free with PS4 PS Plus deal? PS4 PS PLUS members can grab themselves an epic deal on Sky Sports and it means you can enjoy the start of the Premier League season without paying a...
15:48, 2019-08-11

Sky Sports TV for FREE: How to stream Spurs vs Villa for free with PS4 PS Plus deal? PS4 PS PLUS members can grab themselves an epic deal on Sky Sports and it means you can enjoy the start of the Premier League season without paying a...
13:32, 2019-08-10

Activision Blizzard sees uptick in live games from Blizzard and King in strong Q2 Activision Blizzard reported its earnings for the second quarter ended June 30 beat Wall Street's expectations on both earnings and revenues.Read Mor...
22:40, 2019-08-08

Arsenal players hold ‘blind vote’ for next captain "Arsenal players were asked to vote on their next captain by head coach Unai Emery, defender Rob Holding revealed."...
19:56, 2019-09-26

Border Patrol agents forced migrant to hold sign that said ‘I like men’: report Texas Border Patrol agents allegedly demeaned a migrant in their custody by forcing him to walk around the detention facility carrying a sign that re...
04:36, 2019-07-05

Jets hold players-only powwow to avoid nasty breaking point Several Jets veterans tried to save their season Monday by delivering speeches to the team about sticking together and finding a way out of this 0-4 ...
00:48, 2019-10-08

Emery aiming to sign ‘three or four players’ for Arsenal "Arsenal boss Unai Emery has tried to restore confidence in the club’s transfer strategy by saying he intends to sign three or four more players this...
18:08, 2019-07-17

Jaguars sign 5 tryout players following 3-day rookie camp JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed five tryout players, including two tight ends, following a three-day rookie minicamp S...
19:28, 2019-05-12

FIFA 20 wonderkids: The young players you must sign in career mode FIFA 20 is almost here which means now is the perfect time to start planning your Ultimate Team or career mode....
10:28, 2019-09-27

FIFA 20 top 100 wonderkids: The young players you must sign in career mode FIFA 20 is almost here which means now is the perfect time to start planning your Ultimate Team or career mode....
09:28, 2019-09-27

FIFA 20 wonderkids: The young star players you must sign in career mode FIFA 20 is almost here which means now is the perfect time to start planning your Ultimate Team or career mode....
17:28, 2019-10-07

'Messi doesn't sign players' - Barca chief responds to rumours "Josep Maria Bartomeu has responded to suggestions that Lionel Messi is influencing Barcelona club policy."...
10:20, 2019-07-06

PACC to hold free microchip, drive-through clinic Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center TUCSON – Ahead of the Fourth of July festivities, Pima Animal Care Center will be hosting a free microchip clinic. ...
23:24, 2019-06-12

Denver Nuggets will hold open competition for starting small forward spot; Four players named as candidates The Nuggets might be changing their starting lineup despite earning the No. 2 seed last season...
20:56, 2019-09-30

Fifteen Canada Women players sign up for Juan Mata’s charity Common Goal • Players have more than 1,200 senior caps between them • This is what our Canadian legacy is all about, says McLeodFifteen players and one member of...
13:12, 2019-05-21

Tim Tebow fired up over California college players getting paid Tim Tebow is fed up. A day after the California senate passed a vote making it illegal for schools in the state to take scholarships or eligibility a...
00:00, 2019-09-14

Lori Loughlin's daughters' USC status on hold amid college admissions scandal investigation While Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli's future is in limbo from their alleged involvement in the college admissions scandal, their daught...
16:12, 2019-04-09

London set for biggest ever car-free day as 24 boroughs sign up London is set for its biggest ever car-free day after 24 boroughs agreed to close streets to join the global event....
13:40, 2019-09-20

Watford sign free agent Welbeck "Watford have signed England forward Danny Welbeck on a free transfer after his release from fellow London side Arsenal, the Premier League club said...
18:08, 2019-08-07

Sign Up For Butcher Box, Get Your Thanksgiving Turkey For Free Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and Butcher Box is marking the occasion by throwing in a free turkey with your first delivery....
21:24, 2019-10-16

Here’s how to sign up for a free month of T-Mobile service Over the past three years, T-Mobile has made investments in its business that include adding 1 million square miles of new LTE coverage, plus more th...
19:40, 2019-08-28

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

Hong Kong crisis — What you need to know The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solut...
02:00, 2019-08-23

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

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

Bundesliga bargain basement: The five best players still available for free With the season just days away, most Bundesliga clubs are fine-tuning their squads. But with World Cup, Champions League and Premier League winners a...
18:00, 2019-08-14

In an effort to find more players, Evolve is now free After struggling for over a year to make Evolve work as a traditional, paid title, the developers at Turtle Rock are making a radical shift to a free...
12:24, 2019-05-02

California passes bill that would allow college players to make money Student athletes would earn money from endorsementsBill still needs to be approved by California’s governorThe California assembly has passed legisla...
19:28, 2019-09-10

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: ‘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

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

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 protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent ...
15:28, 2019-07-10

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

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

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

Will a California bill give players a slice of college sports' $14bn pie? California’s governor is on the verge of signing the Fair Pay to Play Act, which promises to end the exploitation of student-athletes by the multibil...
11:36, 2019-09-15

Raiders sign free agent tight end Erik Swoope ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent tight end Erik Swoope. The Raiders released quarterback Landry Jones on Wednesday t...
00:08, 2019-05-23

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16:24, 2019-10-03

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

Hong Kong 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

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

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's...
17:00, 2019-07-11

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong lawmakers scuffle in parliament One person apparently fainted during melee prompted by row over extradition lawHong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos on Saturday as l...
13:16, 2019-05-11

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

Stand-off in Hong Kong: ‘Get out of the airport,’ they said. ‘Something’s going to happen’ The comedian describes how he was caught up in ‘extraordinary’ scenes at Hong Kong airport as protesters’ anger boiled overWhen I first landed in Hon...
14:56, 2019-08-17

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

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

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about publi...
17:00, 2019-06-13

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

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

Opinion: Hong Kong and the broken promise The Special Administrative Region is in turmoil. For weeks, activists have been protesting against a now withdrawn extradition bill. But the protests...
11:20, 2019-07-23

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 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 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

Are Hong Kong protests a warning for Taiwan? One of the largest social movements in Hong Kong's history has also fueled more anti-Beijing sentiment in Taiwan. Do the protests serve as a warning ...
17:00, 2019-07-23

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

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

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

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A technology-driven quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn...
12:08, 2019-07-26

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

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

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

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize ...
00:44, 2019-08-19

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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21:16, 2019-05-29

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: PS4 players get free exclusive PS Plus content Sony and Rockstar are giving away this essential Red Dead Online item for a limited time only....
16:12, 2019-07-13

2019-20 CBS Sports Preseason All-America teams: College basketball's best and most talented players Michigan State's Cassius Winston and Marquette's Markus Howard lead the CBS Sports All-America teams...
16:44, 2019-10-16

Everton to sign Huddersfield goalkeeper Jonas Lössl on free transfer • Dane will move to Goodison after Terriers’ relegation• Lössl signs three-year deal and joins on 1 JulyHuddersfield goalkeeper Jonas Lössl has signe...
13:44, 2019-05-24

Panthers sign free agent wide receiver Aldrick Robinson CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have signed free agent wide receiver Aldrick Robinson to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were no...
17:36, 2019-05-17

NHL free agency roundup: Canadiens sign Sebastian Aho to $42.3M offer sheet Hurricanes GM Don Waddell says team officials will discuss whether to match the offer sheet the Canadiens tendered to restricted free agent forward S...
00:40, 2019-07-02

Nets sign Buffalo guard CJ Massinburg as undrafted free agent Former Buffalo guard CJ Massinburg posted Friday night on social media that he will join the Nets as an undrafted free agent. “I asked God to t...
10:24, 2019-06-22

Charlton call for compensation after Tottenham sign Kit Graham on free transfer Charlton Women have called for changes to rules in the women's game after the FA allowed Kit Graham to join Tottenham despite being under contract....
14:32, 2019-08-15

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19:16, 2019-05-16

Watford sign former Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck on free transfer Watford have completed the signing of former Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck on a three-year contract....
17:20, 2019-08-07

Hundreds of thousands sign petitions to save free TV licences for the elderly Hundreds of thousands of people have signed petitions to save free TV licenses for those above the age of 75....
03:56, 2019-06-12

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

'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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

Hong Kong protesters 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong'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

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

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

Hong Kong police to mark protesters with colored dye Police in Hong Kong say they will spray protesters for identification purposes. China's official news agency has warned that Beijing will not let the...
17:00, 2019-08-04

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

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

Hong Kong police arrest 20 as protests continue On Saturday police fired multiple tear gas rounds in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, the latest escalation after...
06:04, 2019-08-04

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

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

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 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 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 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

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

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

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

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

'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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

'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 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

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

'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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

Hong Kong 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 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 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

Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain Anyone who loves the unique culture of Hong Kong can sympathize with the demonstrators who are protesting the latest step in a long process of Hong K...
18:56, 2019-06-24

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Hong Kong protesters 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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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 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 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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

Tuition-Free College Could Cost Less Than You Think Making a tuition-free college education available to everyone who wants one is an immensely worthwhile — and realistic — goal, a Harvard economist sa...
11:28, 2019-07-19

2019 NFL Free Agency Tracker: An updated list of where the Top 50 players have signed Where are the NFL's top free agents landing this offseason? Follow along with our updating tracker...
21:40, 2019-05-14

College Football Coach Accused Of Cramming 30 Players In One Apartment, Housing Others In Locker Room The athletic department of Pierce College is investigating head football coach Carlos Woods after a report from The Roundup News, a school publicatio...
04:04, 2019-10-11

A college football coach was placed on leave after the 30 players he reportedly crammed in a 3-bedroom apartment got evicted Pierce College Football / Facebook The head football coach at Pierce College in Los Angeles has been placed on leave after football players and staff...
23:40, 2019-10-11

Aspen Dental to offer veterans free care, sign ups begin Wednesday Getty Images TUCSON – Aspen Dental will open two of their Tucson locations on June 8 to provide free care for veterans. Veterans can start scheduling...
12:28, 2019-05-02

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 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

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

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

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

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow peopl...
10:20, 2019-06-10

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

China warns Hong Kong protesters of severe repercussions Demonstrators in Hong Kong should not underestimate China's "immense strength," a government official has warned. Unrest has reached new levels in re...
09:56, 2019-08-06

Hong Kong 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

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: Chaos ensues as fresh protests kick off Police have once again fired tear gas at protesters, the latest clashes in a weekslong political standoff. Authorities banned a rally through a popul...
15:40, 2019-07-28

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

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

Hong Kong protests 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 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

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

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 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 court: Denying same-sex spousal benefits unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples in a ruling ...
09:20, 2019-06-06

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

Hong Kong: Thousands mobilize for anti-triad rally Defying a police ban, protesters rallied through a New Territories' town where a mob brutally attacked people last week. Hong Kong authorities have b...
12:00, 2019-07-27

Hong Kong 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 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 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

Hong Kong startup challenges Android-Apple dominance The KaiOS is powering some of the world's cheapest, fastest-selling mobile phones, which are helping millions get online, especially in India and Afr...
17:36, 2019-07-26

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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 pro-democracy protesters gather in international airport Local airline workers joined the demonstrators, who convened in the main arrivals area. They intend to continue demonstrating on Hong Kong streets th...
12:56, 2019-07-26

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

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam hints at further measures to suppress protests Leader says she won’t condone increasingly violent acts but stops short of invoking further emergency powersHong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam has hinted ...
08:32, 2019-10-15

Hong Kong protests force airports to cancel more than 200 flights Protesters snarled the Monday morning rush hour by blocking train and platform doors, preventing subway and commuter rail trains from leaving their s...
16:08, 2019-08-05

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

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

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

'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...
23:16, 2019-10-08

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong protests: police arrest more than 20 after violent clashes Tense standoffs follow peaceful march with police resorting to teargas and pepper spray on third consecutive day of mass protest Demonstrators in Hon...
07:08, 2019-08-04

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

Hong Kong 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 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 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

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

Thousands march in Hong Kong to commemorate June 4 protests HONG KONG (AP) — More than 2,000 people are marching in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ...
13:28, 2019-05-26

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

Hong Kong protesters charged with rioting as violence flares Supporters gather outside court where accused appeared, chanting ‘liberate Hong Kong’ More than 20 people have appeared in court in Hong Kong charged...
10:48, 2019-07-31

From the US to Hong Kong, the right to protest peacefully is under attack | Arwa Mahdawi Pre-emptive police action against protesters is escalating across the world, as illustrated by the arrest last weekend of 10 Extinction Rebellion act...
14:40, 2019-10-08

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 drops £32bn bid for London Stock Exchange Bidder says it has been ‘unable to engage’ with the LSE management on the dealThe Hong Kong stock exchange has abandoned its £32bn takeover offer for...
10:04, 2019-10-08

'A cop said I was famous': China accuses foreigners in Hong Kong of being 'agents' Chinese state media and pro-Beijing lawmakers post images of westerners to stoke suspicions of ‘external forces’ Westerners living in Hong Kong are b...
09:20, 2019-07-31

Hong Kong 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: 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’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

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

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