NEWSW.WORLD: Latest World and US News of the Day 00:08, 2019-10-13

Public trust in police fading as Hong Kong protests continue

Protesters marching peacefully hit the rain-slickened streets of Hong Kong again in multiple locations on Saturday, defying police warnings that they...

Public trust in police fading as Hong Kong protests continue

Source: globalnews.ca

 

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

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

Hong Kong police stop airport protests, but rallies continue Police have thwarted pro-democracy protests at Hong Kong's airport. Instead, activists rallied at subway stations across the semiautonomous city-stat...
22:28, 2019-09-07

Police fire teargas and pepper spray as Hong Kong protests continue Riot officers confront crowds gathered in Causeway Bay shopping districtHong Kong police have used teargas and pepper spray on thousands of protester...
11:40, 2019-09-29

Police, demonstrators play cat-and-mouse game across Hong Kong as protests continue Protesters’ five major demands include the release of arrested demonstrators, an independent investigation into alleged police abuse and the dissolut...
00:48, 2019-08-05

Demonstrators block roads, clash with police as protests in Hong Kong continue Hong Kong protesters flooded the city’s streets on Sunday in defiance of a ban by the authorities on their march, setting up roadblocks and tossing f...
13:56, 2019-10-20

Hong Kong: Riot police block airport demonstrators as protests continue despite extradition bill withdrawal Riot police patrolled Hong Kong's airport as authorities blocked protesters from gathering at the busy transport hub in continued demonstrations acro...
17:08, 2019-09-07

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

Protests, clashes and lack of trust: the new normal for Hong Kong One of the world’s busiest cities has grown unusually quiet as more and more people stay at homeIt was the third night in a row that Biyanca Chu’s ne...
06:08, 2019-08-11

Hong Kong 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

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 protesters use money as a weapon as protests continue Digging in for the long haul against Hong Kong's government, protesters are expanding their struggle from the streets to their wallets, weaponizing t...
13:28, 2019-12-17

Hong Kong airport cancels flights as protests continue Officials have canceled flights at Hong Kong's airport. The territory's leader says demonstrations could push Hong Kong "down a path of no return" an...
12:32, 2019-08-13

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

Hong Kong leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust....
11:52, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong recession to continue as protests hit economy - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news 8.04am GMT Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the fin...
09:24, 2019-12-30

Hong Kong elders join youths, vow to continue pro-democracy protests Hundreds of silver-haired activists joined young Hong Kong protesters for a unity rally Saturday, vowing that their monthslong movement will not fade...
13:44, 2019-11-30

Hong Kong Open postponed indefinitely as pro-democracy protests continue A tennis tournament and a London musical are the latest events postponed in Hong Kong out of concerns over safety and disruptions from pro-democracy ...
18:20, 2019-09-13

Hong Kong protests continue amid rage at activist death Anti-government sentiment has been compounded by anger at a student activist's death and the arrests of several pro-democracy lawmakers. Protesters h...
18:20, 2019-11-10

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

Hong Kong protests continue after night of violence that halted rail services Protesters continued their pro-democracy demonstrations on Saturday, seemingly galvanized by a ban on the wearing of face masks. Inner-city train lin...
15:48, 2019-10-05

Hong Kong protesters continue marches in defiance of police ban HONG KONG — Protesters marched in two Hong Kong neighborhoods Saturday in defiance of a ban by police who have clashed repeatedly with government cri...
18:40, 2019-08-10

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Strikes and further protests were expe...
05:40, 2019-06-17

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

Hong Kong police the target of both anger, love as rallies continue Several thousand people, some making heart signs with their hands, turned out in Hong Kong on Sunday in an unusual display of support for the police ...
14:48, 2019-12-15

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

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

Hong Kong police say more than 6,000 people arrested since start of protests Hong Kong police say they have made 6,022 arrests and fired nearly 16,000 tear gas rounds during six months of anti-government protests that have sha...
14:32, 2019-12-09

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

Hong Kong protests: Police increase security after clashes Police have raised security levels around Hong Kong on Wednesday after violence escalating overnight. Authorities are targeting security at universit...
08:28, 2019-11-13

Hong Kong protests: Student in police clash is first protester to die A student died today after falling from a car park during clashes between police and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong....
10:52, 2019-11-08

Hong Kong protests: up to 800 trapped as police lay siege to university Tear gas stops protesters escaping despite president of Polytechnic University assuring them of safe passage Hong Kong police have trapped up to 800 ...
06:36, 2019-11-18

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

Hong Kong 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: reporter blinded covering protests on her bid to sue police Police cannot shoot people ‘because they are panicked or angry’, says Veby Mega IndahIn late September, the journalist Veby Mega Indah stood on a foo...
04:40, 2019-12-31

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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 protests: hundreds surrender to police after university standoff Carrie Lam says no children have been arrested but they may face further investigationAbout 600 protesters who were trapped by police inside a Hong K...
04:16, 2019-11-19

Hong Kong protests: hundreds trapped as police lay siege to university Teargas stops protesters escaping despite president of Polytechnic University assuring them of safe passage Live updates: police fire teargas at prot...
09:16, 2019-11-18

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

Hong Kong police fire teargas to disperse Christmas Eve protests Hundreds of officers guard main roads as thousands of shoppers and tourists look onHong Kong riot police fired rounds of teargas at thousands of anti...
18:00, 2019-12-24

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

Hong Kong police arrest pro-independence figure amid further protests Founder of the banned Hong Kong National party among eight arrests by police as public servants prepare to marchHong Kong police have arrested eight ...
08:52, 2019-08-02

Hong Kong protests: demonstrators build fire near police headquarters Firefighters on scene for 13th straight weekend of protestsProtesters in Hong Kong have piled barriers and other debris across a commercial street an...
14:48, 2019-08-31

Hong Kong protests: Thousands march through Yuen Long despite police ban Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in defiance of a police ban in the latest round of civil action over the Chinese extra...
12:40, 2019-07-27

Hong Kong police show 'alarming pattern' of violence in protests Amnesty International report cites beatings, arbitrary arrests and ‘thirst for retaliation’Amnesty International has warned of an “alarming pattern” ...
19:12, 2019-09-19

Hong Kong protests: tech war opens up with doxxing of protesters and police Campaigns to expose personal details of those on both sides of protests skyrocket, with nearly 1,000 cases being investigatedHong Kong has seen an un...
09:08, 2019-09-20

Experts quit Hong Kong police probe into handling of protests The move is a major setback for Hong Kong's government. The international experts were called in as part of a bid to address protesters' demands for ...
07:12, 2019-12-11

Wave of arrests in new push by Hong Kong police to thwart protests Former student leaders among dozens detained in move critics say is attempt to deter protesters from planned rallyHong Kong police have launched a wa...
21:04, 2019-08-30

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

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists charged as police crackdown on protests Police have been rejecting more applications for rallies and marches, and conducting more arrests....
15:12, 2019-08-30

Hong Kong police fire teargas amid New Year's Eve protests Authorities responded quickly after activists set fire to barricades as city prepares for a huge march on New Year’s DayHong Kong police fired tearga...
03:56, 2020-01-01

Robberies rise in Hong Kong as protests stretch police resources thin Hong Kong’s 30,000-strong police force has been so stretched by a half year of anti-government protests that it is struggling to keep the peace....
17:00, 2019-12-23

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas in renewed flare of violence Hong Kong riot police rushed pro-democracy protesters who had built a barricade near a police station. The clashes broke a fragile peace between auth...
20:32, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas at demonstrators in fresh clashes Protesters have launched bricks and petrol bombs at police in Hong Kong as chaotic scenes returned to the streets for the first time in two weeks....
17:16, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protests: riot police storm metro station with batons Unrest deepens on anniversary of Beijing’s move to limit democratic reforms in territoryHong Kong riot police have stormed a metro station, using bat...
20:44, 2019-08-31

Hong Kong protests: man shot by police and burns victim in critical condition Police fire at unarmed student and middle-aged man set on fire in day of violent clashesTwo people are in a critical condition in Hong Kong after ano...
13:56, 2019-11-11

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas in renewed flair of violence Hong Kong riot police rushed pro-democracy protesters who had built a barricade near a police station. The clashes broke a fragile peace between auth...
13:40, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protests: brutal undercover police tactics spark outcry Footage of helmeted protesters suddenly making arrests causes concern after weekend of intense clashesRights groups and democracy activists have accu...
10:40, 2019-08-12

Hong Kong demonstrators, police clash in mall protests ahead of Christmas Hong Kong riot police swept into several shopping malls on Saturday, chasing off and arresting some anti-government Hong Kong demonstrators who had g...
15:48, 2019-12-21

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas at pro-democracy activists in second day of clashes Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at unauthorised protests near the Chinese government office as concerns grow about an increasing cycle of violen...
15:40, 2019-07-28

Hong Kong police defend firing live round during latest protests Twelve-year-old among those detained after violent clashes with demonstratorsHong Kong police say they arrested dozens of people, including a 12-year...
17:40, 2019-08-26

Hong Kong police conduct security blitz at airport to thwart protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced Wednesday that her government would withdraw the bill, but that failed to appease protesters who have expanded ...
15:00, 2019-09-07

‘Shopping protests’ in Hong Kong target malls, attract riot police While the turnout on Thursday was smaller than on the previous two days, riot police stepped up patrols at shopping centres on the Kowloon peninsula ...
16:24, 2019-12-26

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 protests: police fire water cannon with blue dye as crowds defy ban Protestors hurl petrol bombs and smash pro-Beijing businesses as crowds descend on luxury shopping areaHong Kong police have fired water cannon and t...
02:28, 2019-10-21

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

Hong Kong protests: police fire teargas at demonstrators in triad-linked district March through Tsuen Wan after 29 protesters arrested in overnight clashesPolice have fired teargas at protesters after tens of thousands of people po...
14:08, 2019-08-25

Hong Kong protests: Violence escalates as police hit protesters with batons in metro station Parts of the Hong Kong metro system ground to a halt after violence escalated between police and protesters as months of unrest in the former British...
13:12, 2019-09-01

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

Hong Kong protests: Police officer shot by arrow during violent siege at university A police officer in Hong Kong was hit by an arrow as authorities used tear gas and water cannons to try to drive back protesters occupying a universi...
14:32, 2019-11-17

Hong Kong protests: Rioters clash with police as thousands rally against Chinese traders Hong Kong protesters have clashed with police in a town near the boundary with mainland China....
16:16, 2019-07-13

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

Hong Kong protests escalate dramatically as demonstrators use acid on the police, and officers shot a man in the chest Getty The Hong Kong protests escalated Tuesday after activists threw acid on police. Separately, police used live rounds for the first time, reported...
13:08, 2019-10-01

Teenager shot by police in chest during Hong Kong protests is charged with rioting and assaulting an officer A teenager who was shot in the chest by police during protests in Hong Kong has been charged with rioting and assaulting an officer....
09:00, 2019-10-03

Hong Kong protests: Teenager shot by police in chest is charged with rioting and assaulting an officer A teenager who was shot in the chest by police during protests in Hong Kong has been charged with rioting and assaulting an officer....
09:40, 2019-10-03

Hong Kong protests: Flights resume at airport after violent clashes between demonstrators and riot police Flights have resumed at Hong Kong's airport after two days of disruption marked by violent clashes between pro-democracy protesters and riot police....
06:20, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas at activists as demonstrations enter ninth week Police and protesters have clashed in Hong Kong as demonstrations enter a ninth consecutive week....
20:36, 2019-08-03

Hong Kong protests: Police and activists clash as violence erupts for 24th consecutive weekend Violence erupted on the streets of Hong Kong as clashes broke out during the 24th consecutive weekend of protests....
18:08, 2019-11-10

Hong Kong protests LIVE: Violent clashes as riot police descend on airport during second day of disruption Violent clashes have broken out after riot police descended on Hong Kong airport where protesters have caused flights to be cancelled for a second da...
18:48, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protests: Riot police hit the streets after thousands march through city for latest demonstration Riot police took to the streets of Hong Kong today after thousands of schoolteachers marched through the Chinese territory in the latest weekend of p...
14:32, 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds of thousands fill streets in first police-approved rally since August Vast crowds of black-clad demonstrators filled the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday for the first protest approved by authorities since August....
21:00, 2019-12-08

Hong Kong protests as it happened: Violent clashes as riot police descend on airport during second day of disruption Violent clashes broke out after riot police descended on Hong Kong airport where protesters caused flights to be cancelled for a second day....
01:36, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas and use force to clear demonstrators during Yuen Long rally Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas and swung batons as they forcefully cleared out demonstrators at an unauthorised protest....
23:48, 2019-07-27

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds block police headquarters in latest protest over extradition bill fallout Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside of Hong Kong's police headquarters in the latest round of protests over the fallout from the contro...
17:44, 2019-06-21

Hong Kong protests: Major violence breaks out after police fire tear gas during anti-government demonstrations Violence has broken out in Hong Kong after police used tear gas and a water cannon in an attempt to drive back a fresh wave of pro-democracy proteste...
13:44, 2019-08-31

Hong Kong protests: Police threaten protesters with guns and water cannons as both sides pass the blame for violence A policeman has fired a gunshot in Hong Kong, the first time a live round has been used to warn demonstrators since anti-government protests broke ou...
13:00, 2019-08-26

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas and water cannons at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside government office More violence has erupted in Hong Kong, with police firing tear gas and chemical-laced water after protesters lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the go...
14:00, 2019-09-15

Hong Kong protests: Chinese flag desecrated as riot police fire tear gas in 16th straight week of demonstrations Police have fired tear gas at brick-throwing protesters in Hong Kong as other activists desecrated a Chinese flag on the 16th straight weekend of ant...
18:08, 2019-09-22

Google said it wasn't responding to a request by the Chinese government or police when it pulled a game about the Hong Kong protests from its app store (GOOG, GOOGL) Anthony Kwan/Getty Images Google recently removed a mobile game about the Hong Kong protests from its Google Play app store. The Wall Street Journal ...
22:12, 2019-10-10

Hong Kong protests: Student dies after 'falling from car park' as demonstrators clashed with police A university student has died after falling from a car park as police and protesters clashed in Hong Kong, authorities have said....
06:04, 2019-11-08

Hong Kong protests: Police 'ready to crush violence' as city gears up for elections Police will be out in force at polling stations in Hong Kong this weekend as keenly-contested local elections take place amid continuing anti-governm...
11:04, 2019-11-22

Hong Kong protests latest: Schoolboy, 14, shot in the leg after more protests erupt A 14-year-old boy has been shot in the thigh after a police officer opened fire in Hong Kong today....
21:48, 2019-10-04

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

'Too late' for Hong Kong government to gain citizens' trust Tensions in Hong Kong soared after the death of a student activist and the police's use of live rounds. DW talks to professor Ma Ngok from Hong Kong'...
14:52, 2019-11-11

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas as pro-China supporters tear down 'Lennon Walls' Hong Kong erupted in further clashes after pro-China supporters tore down "Lennon Walls" of anti-government protest messages....
13:08, 2019-09-21

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

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

‘It doesn’t matter if it’s Christmas’: Hong Kong protesters continue marching Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leaders have made no concessions to the protesters, despite acknowledging their defeat in November's council elections....
14:00, 2019-12-25

'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

Hong Kong recession to continue; European markets drop -- as it happened Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news Introduction: Hong Kong recession to deepenGDP expected to shrink in fourth quarter of 201...
18:08, 2019-12-30

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

Protesters call on Trump to ‘liberate’ Hong Kong as violent clashes continue A group of protesters sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” before handing over an appeal letter to a U.S. Consulate official....
14:48, 2019-09-08

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong kicks off huge NYE protests Police have deployed 6,000 officers to deal with potential unrest during the city's NYE pro-democracy protests. Fireworks have been canceled due to t...
10:20, 2019-12-31

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

Hong Kong protesters leave the streets, but continue demonstration stay in nearby parks Protesters cleared out of Hong Kong’s streets Monday, averting possible clashes with police, but stayed near government headquarters...
13:48, 2019-06-17

'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

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

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

Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong during New Year’s Day protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong police arrested about 400 people in New Year’s Day protests after what started as a peaceful pro-democracy march of tens of tho...
22:12, 2020-01-02

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

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 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

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

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

Hong Kong: Christmas Eve protests grip mall Riot police in Hong Kong have released tear gas in a mall as pro-democracy protesters chanted slogans among a busy Christmas Eve crowd. This year's p...
16:52, 2019-12-24

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong: Several arrested in protests against mainland shoppers Fifteen pro-democracy demonstrators who targeted a shopping mall near the border with mainland China have been detained. Hong Kong's protest movement...
16:04, 2019-12-28

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

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

Hong Kong is a SAR of China — What that means and how it affects protests Protesters in Hong Kong believe the civil rights granted to the special administrative region are at stake....
19:52, 2019-07-09

Hong Kong 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

From Hong Kong to Chile — was 2019 the year of protests? It might strike some as a banner year, but there are critical parts of history in which protests and large social movements made waves. So what stood...
13:08, 2019-12-26

China willing to use military to crush Hong Kong protests China is willing to use military force in Hong Kong to quell anti-Beijing protests if the local government cannot contain the political crisis....
23:00, 2019-07-24

Hong Kong protests: 'It doesn't matter if it's Christmas' Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong marched through busy shopping districts and police used batons and tear gas to disperse them. A 16-year-old m...
15:16, 2019-12-25

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

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

Hong Kong 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 police claim without providing evidence that hardcore groups of protesters have called for 'murdering' police Screenshot/Hong Kong Police Hong Kong police warned that planned protests on Tuesday would bring "extreme danger" to the city. China on Tuesday is ma...
10:04, 2019-10-01

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

Hong Kong enters its first recession in a decade after months of protests Anthony Kwan/Getty Images Hong Kong officially entered its first recession since the financial crisis after posting a 3.2% GDP contraction in the thi...
15:08, 2019-10-31

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong protests call for democracy, rally for China Pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrators have rallied in Hong Kong, highlighting the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
15:28, 2019-08-17

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

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

Second death in Hong Kong protests as Xi Jinping demands end to violence Victim said to have been hit by brick as protesters and pro-Beijing residents clashedA second man has died during the protests in Hong Kong, hours af...
21:40, 2019-11-14

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

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

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

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

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

UK warns Hong Kong, China over anti-government protests Senior UK officials have said Hong Kong should not use protests as a "pretext for repression." The UK's foreign secretary said there would be "seriou...
21:40, 2019-07-02

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 Airport Suspends Check-Ins in 2nd Day of Disruptive Protests Protesters stopped some travelers from reaching their departure gates, hours after the city’s leader pleaded for order amid escalating unrest....
12:48, 2019-08-13

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

Hong Kong airport slowly reopens after crippling protests Thousands took over the facility’s main terminal on Monday, leading to the cancellation of more than 200 flights.     ...
12:56, 2019-08-13

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as tensions mount Members of China's paramilitary police practiced crowd control in a stadium near Hong Kong as the city prepared for a new wave of protests. Activists...
07:00, 2019-08-17

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

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

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

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

K-pop top awards show skips Hong Kong due to protests: source An annual K-pop festival is not happening in Hong Kong this year due to months-long political unrest, a source with direct knowledge of the matter sa...
13:24, 2019-11-11

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

Hong Kong: arrest of 750 children during protests sparks outcry Hong Kong officials say a third of 2,379 protesters arrested during four months of protests are under 18Hong Kong officials have revealed that 750 of...
08:44, 2019-10-11

China will not ‘sit on its hands’ if Hong Kong protests get worse: U.K. ambassador He would not go into detail about what measures Beijing might take, or when the situation might be judged to be out of control....
14:24, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong 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

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

Hong Kong protests: China holds exercises near border The exercises are likely meant to send a message from Beijing to pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, although analysts believe the Chinese governm...
15:12, 2019-08-15

Alibaba delays Hong Kong listing due to protests: sources Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have s...
17:52, 2019-08-15

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

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

Burberry says impact of coronavirus worse than Hong Kong protests British brand closes 24 of its 64 stores in mainland China as shopper numbers plummetBurberry has said the coronavirus is having a devastating effect...
14:36, 2020-02-07

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

Hong Kong Airport Suspends Check-Ins Amid Protests Protesters disrupted operations at the airport for a second day, hours after the city’s leader pleaded for order....
12:00, 2019-08-13

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

Hong Kong’s local elections have become a referendum on support for protests The election usually gets little attention but this year has shaped up as a pivotal battleground for protesters....
13:56, 2019-11-22

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

After 70th anniversary clashes, Hong Kong wakes up to more protests After the heaviest day of clashes since the Hong Kong protests began, people hit the streets to protest the heavy police response. Criticisms center ...
18:44, 2019-10-02

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 braces for fresh protests during new year festivities Official issues stark warning to protesters planning to target shopping and business districts Hong Kong will end 2019 with multiple protests planned...
20:00, 2019-12-30

First love on the front lines: Coming of age in the Hong Kong protests Many years from now, far from the spray of water cannons and the unmistakable smell of tear gas, they will look back on their season of protest and r...
03:12, 2020-01-29

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

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

Hong Kong protests: Man fighting for life after being set on fire by activists A man has been set on fire in a shocking display of violence following an apparent dispute over national identity in Hong Kong....
11:00, 2019-11-11

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

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

Hong Kong: three rallies mark 11th weekend of protests Demonstrators aim to show public support for movement remains strongThousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong, as they sought to sh...
14:56, 2019-08-17

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

China waits out Hong Kong protests, but backlash looms China’s international image has suffered from its mass incarceration of members of its Uighur Muslim minority and aggressive moves in the foreign pol...
04:16, 2019-08-10

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

‘It’s very dangerous’: Pro-government demonstrators denounce Hong Kong protests Chief among the demonstrators' complaints was that they have grown scared of the black-clad, frequently violent hard core of the anti-government move...
14:00, 2019-12-07

Hong Kong protests: Man arrested after politician has part of ear bitten off A 48-year-old man has been arrested after five people were injured in a knife attack outside a Hong Kong mall during a pro-democracy protest....
23:44, 2019-11-04

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

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

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

Chinese soldiers help clean up debris after Hong Kong protests China’s People’s Liberation Army soldiers made a surprise appearance in some Hong Kong streets on Saturday, helping to clean up debris and barricades...
22:44, 2019-11-16

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

Hong Kong airport: Flights resume after violent protests Hong Kong airport has reopened after being shut down by two days of violent clashes between police and protesters. Airport authorities said they had ...
04:32, 2019-08-14

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

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 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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

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

How Hong Kong's local elections have become a proxy vote on the protests This weekend the government and protest movement claims of public support will be put to the test at the polling boothThis Sunday Hong Kong holds dis...
04:52, 2019-11-22

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

Students in India decry police as citizenship bill protests continue Police fired tear gas Tuesday in the Seelampur area of New Delhi to push back protesters who swarmed to barricades and threw stones Protests were als...
12:16, 2019-12-17

Climate activists continue protests but move site after police order The Metropolitan Police had said Extinction Rebellion protesters and their tents must leave Trafalgar Square. The force said it was a “proportionate ...
20:32, 2019-10-15

Hong Kong: airport protests descend into violence – video report Mass protests at Hong Kong's international airport descended into chaos as riot police used pepper spray and batons in an attempt to disperse the tho...
15:44, 2019-08-14

University students flee Hong Kong as violent protests escalate For the third day in a row, protesters caused major train service disruptions Wednesday, blocked streets and rallied in the central business district...
12:32, 2019-11-13

Hong Kong protests: airport security tightened after night of violence Riot police at entrances and only travellers with passports and boarding passes admittedFresh protests broke out in several areas of Hong Kong on Sat...
13:32, 2019-09-07

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

US commerce secretary says Hong Kong protests are an 'internal matter' – live Wilbur Ross: Trump is ‘watching very carefully what’s happening’ Ken Cuccinelli faces backlash over Statue of Liberty commentSign up for the US brief...
20:32, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong airport re-opens after protests force unprecedented closure Hong Kong's airport reopened on Tuesday but its administrator warned that flight movements would still be affected....
03:08, 2019-08-13

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

Hong Kong airport cancels all flights for second straight day due to ongoing protests Passengers have been forced to seek accommodation in the city while airlines struggle to find other ways to get them to their destinations....
14:16, 2019-08-13

Huge crowd forms as Hong Kong protests extend into new year The protests began in June over proposed legislation that could have allowed residents to be extradited to China where they could face possible tortu...
12:32, 2020-01-01

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

Hong Kong office workers begin week of lunchtime protests HONG KONG – Hundreds of office workers in Hong Kong’s business district gathered on Monday for the first in a week of lunchtime protests backin...
18:44, 2019-12-02

Hong Kong protests brought ‘sadness, anxiety’ in 2019, Carrie Lam says In a News Year's address, Carrie Lam said that 2019 brought ``challenges not seen before,'' and that she would ``listen humbly'' to help bring an end...
13:08, 2019-12-31

Hong Kong withdraws Chinese extradition bill that sparked protests Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday scrapped the controversial extradition bill that launched months of violent protest in the semi-autonomous Chinese...
21:00, 2019-10-23

Trump comments on Hong Kong protests: ‘I hope it works out, for liberty’ Donald Trump also urged calm as he said, citing U.S. intelligence, that China's government was moving troops to its border with Hong Kong....
20:08, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead after mass protests The leader of Hong Kong said Tuesday the extradition bill that set off a firestorm of protests in the region was dead. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam sa...
07:32, 2019-07-09

Hong Kong protests descend into chaos, leaving 15 hurt, one critically Video footage of a police officer firing at a protester at close range went viral, but there was not immediate verification of its authenticity....
13:36, 2019-10-01

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong protests: Joshua Wong and other pro-democracy figures arrested Activist Agnes Chow held by police as Andy Chan, head of a now banned pro-independence party, is also detainedThree prominent pro-democracy figures h...
08:00, 2019-08-30

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

Xi Jinping backs Hong Kong's Carrie Lam amid ongoing protests Xi Jinping has said he "highly trusts" Carrie Lam's Hong Kong government as the city enters its 22nd week of protests. The Chinese president has call...
21:04, 2019-11-04

Hong Kong protests: hundreds arrested as university standoff enters third day Fears of bloody clashes as up to 200 remain trapped inside Polytechnic University Fears of a potential crackdown or bloody clashes have risen in Hong...
06:24, 2019-11-19

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

Hong Kong’s Economy Shudders After Protests Plunge Airport Into Chaos Clashes at one of the world’s busiest transportation hubs could cast further doubt on the city’s future as a business capital on China’s doorstep....
18:24, 2019-08-14

Attacker bit off local politician's ear at Hong Kong protests that descended into chaos REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Pro-democracy protests turned bloody Sunday after a man bit a local politician's ear off and reportedly stabbed four people. The a...
17:36, 2019-11-03

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

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

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

US briefing: impeachment inquiry, Hong Kong protests and Irish border Tuesday’s top story: Trump scandal widens to reveal roles for Barr and Pompeo. Plus: why are so many black children being shot dead in one US city?Su...
12:36, 2019-10-01

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

‘A Day of Grief’: Hong Kong protests begin with scuffle, pepper spray The semi-autonomous city's government marked the anniversary in a morning ceremony on what is expected to be a day of protests demanding democratic r...
12:08, 2019-10-01

Hong Kong protests drag economy into recession – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Hong Kong’s economy tumbles into recessionBreaking: Hong Kong in recessionGDP plunged ...
11:52, 2019-10-31

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

Students in Hong Kong form human chains across city after protests The protesters' demands include the retraction of the word "riot" to describe demonstrations, the release of all those arrested and the right for Hon...
05:40, 2019-09-09

Trump on Hong Kong protests: 'It's a tough situation … but I'm sure it'll work out' – live President says: ‘The Hong Kong thing is a very tough situation’Officials announce delays on China tariffsSign up for the US briefing and get a new pe...
19:20, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong at a standstill as protests cause fourth day of traffic, transit jams Life in this city of 7.5 million has been under strain as thousands of commuters were unable to make it to work and the government appealed on Thursd...
04:24, 2019-11-14

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

Clashes in Hong Kong result in 29 arrests ahead of more planned protests Demonstrators' demands include an independent inquiry into what they call police brutality and a full withdrawal of the extradition bill....
06:40, 2019-08-25

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

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

Suspect in murder case that led to Hong Kong’s protests leaves prison Chan Tong-kai was released after serving a separate sentence for money laundering offences, but could not be sent to Taiwan for trial because Hong Ko...
05:45, 2019-10-23

ANALYSIS: Violence returns to Hong Kong protests — is the region safe? The people of Hong Kong are definitely fighting — but for the most part, it appears they are doing so without violence, writes Global News' Eric Mark...
21:20, 2019-08-30

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

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

More Protests at Hong Kong Airport as City’s Leader Pleads for Calm Carrie Lam, the embattled leader of the Asian financial hub, said at a news conference that the “stability and well-being of seven million people are...
09:20, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam misses her chance to restore calm Hong Kong's leadership has tried to win back public trust to calm protests, but the demands of the pro-democracy movement, and the chief executive st...
16:40, 2019-10-17

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

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam rejects claims she has lost control Territory’s leader condemns violence, rejects protesters’ demands and vows to ‘restore law and order’Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has co...
07:20, 2019-08-27

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong while the city is being rocked by mass protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests. Here's what that means for vi...
07:32, 2019-08-03

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protests paralyzed operations REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Flight operations resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence....
12:04, 2019-08-14

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

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

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam vows to use 'stern law enforcement' to stamp out protests Leader refuses to resign and backs police handling of protests despite widespread claims of brutalityHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has vo...
09:24, 2019-09-05

Hong Kong: protests prompt huge turnout for local elections Residents stand in long queues to have their say in polls expected to be a proxy referendum on pro-democracy campaignHong Kong residents have turned ...
09:24, 2019-11-24

A battle for the soul of the city: why violence has spiralled in the Hong Kong protests Escalating brutality has been central to the long standoff between the city’s authorities and its peopleWhen Hong Kong’s summer of protests began in ...
19:16, 2019-10-06

Goldman Sachs says $4 billion flowed out of Hong Kong to Singapore because of the protests REUTERS/Bobby Yip Protests in Hong Kong have raged on for months. Investors in the city are getting spooked and are taking their money to Singapore. ...
12:16, 2019-10-03

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety an...
16:36, 2019-08-16

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

Hong Kong protests bring chaos to city's shopping districts Police use teargas and rubber bullets as activists hurl bricks and molotov cocktailsSome of Hong Kong’s busiest shopping districts descended into cha...
17:36, 2019-09-29

Hong Kong prepares for more protests as metro system partially reopens Hong Kong's rail operator MTR Corp said that due to serious vandalism some stations will not be opened for service on Sunday, as damaged facilities n...
03:40, 2019-10-06

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

Hong Kong set to formally scrap extradition bill that sparked protests Hong Kong on Wednesday is set to formally scrap the extradition bill that ignited the months-long pro-democracy protests — the same day the mur...
09:05, 2019-10-23

Dueling protests rattle Hong Kong in 10th week of unrest Dueling protests Saturday marked the 10th week of unrest in Hong Kong, with marchers passing shops shuttered as worries grow that police will crack d...
17:48, 2019-08-17

Fights break out at Hong Kong mall amid counter protests The situation turned chaotic as groups of people traded blows and some used umbrellas to hit their opponents. Police later moved in to defuse the sit...
13:52, 2019-09-14

Hong Kong unrest: Huge rally marks 6 months of protests Demonstrators have planned a major march in Hong Kong for Sunday, a day before the city marks six months since the start of mass protests that have m...
10:52, 2019-12-08

Hong Kong: mammoth rally marks six months of pro-democracy protests Sea of protesters pour on to streets calling for elections and inquiry into police tacticsHundreds of thousands of demonstrators have once again pour...
13:20, 2019-12-08

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

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

Hong Kong protests: subway to airport shut down as activists out in force Demonstrators plan to choke the city’s international hub in the wake of clashes with riot police on Saturday nightTrains to Hong Kong’s international...
09:28, 2019-09-01

Hong Kong protests: Man doused in liquid, set on fire after shouting at protesters This is the moment a man was set on fire for disagreeing with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong on Monday. The man, who hurled expletives at the ...
20:00, 2019-11-11

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

Alibaba IPO plan at risk amid massive Hong Kong protests Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have s...
04:28, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong sees biggest protests since democrats’ election boost HONG KONG – Vast crowds of black-clad demonstrators thronged Hong Kong on Sunday in the largest anti-government protests since local elections ...
01:20, 2019-12-09

Jackie Chan sparks outrage over comments on Hong Kong protests Chan, who was born in Hong Kong, broke his silence on the pro-democracy demonstrations and said he hoped the semi-autonomous territory “can return to...
14:12, 2019-08-16

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

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

Hong Kong says murder suspect whose case sparked protests to turn himself in A Hong Kong man wanted in Taiwan for murdering his girlfriend says he'll hand himself in there, Hong Kong's leader says. His case sparked protests af...
13:00, 2019-10-19

100 days in a minute: A snapshot of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests September 16 marks a hundred days since pro-democracy protesters took part in a massive rally against a proposed China extradition bill.   ...
15:16, 2019-09-16

Hong Kong frees murder suspect whose case sparked protests Chan Tong-kai was released from a Hong Kong prison on Wednesday where he was serving a sentence for money laundering....
07:40, 2019-10-23

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

Hong Kong protests: journalist blinded in one eye as attacks on media escalate Journalists Association says it will investigate police shooting of reporter at relatively short range with rubber bulletAn Indonesian journalist hit...
10:12, 2019-10-03

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

Burberry could take a $122 million hit on sales because of the Hong Kong protests, analysts warn ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images Analysts say that Burberry could take a £100 million ($122.4 million) hit to its sales in Hong Kong this year ...
15:08, 2019-10-09

Hong Kong airport cancels all departing flights for the second day amid protests It came after thousands of protesters took over the facility’s main terminal on Monday, leading to the cancellation of more than 200 flights. ...
14:24, 2019-08-13

The raging protests in Hong Kong have its retail sector shrinking the most in history Anthony Kwan/Getty Images Hong Kong's retail sector posted its largest year-over-year decline on record in October as ongoing protests hamper the cit...
16:04, 2019-12-02

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

Hong Kong protests: Molotov cocktails thrown in metro station Molotovs have been thrown inside Kowloon metro station, Hong Kong police say. The station was seriously damaged" in the attack, they said, but no inj...
12:28, 2019-10-12

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam faces public in dialogue session Carrie Lam is leading talks with members of the HK public in a special dialogue session to resolve the city's political unrest. The meeting comes aft...
14:40, 2019-09-26

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to face public in dialogue session Carrie Lam will talk to members of the Hong Kong public in a special dialogue session to resolve the city's political unrest. The meeting comes after...
12:08, 2019-09-26

Hong Kong protests: second car rams protesters as teargas deployed – live updates Second car rams into crowd as chief executive Carrie Lam warns city is being pushed to ‘the verge of a very dangerous situation’Full story: Hong Kong...
12:52, 2019-08-05

Hong Kong protests: Pro-democracy leader among three arrested ahead of planned demonstrations Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong is among three activists who have been arrested ahead of another weekend of planned protests....
05:04, 2019-08-30

Hong Kong activist released from jail, immediately joins latest protests A notorious Hong Kong protest leader was released from jail Monday — immediately joining the latest mass demonstrations trying to oust embattle...
14:48, 2019-06-17

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

High school students gather in Hong Kong square for more political protests Hundreds of teenagers, wearing black and holding umbrellas in the oppressive heat, turned out for the rally....
12:56, 2019-08-22

Man City 6 Kitchee 1: Champions ease to victory amid Hong Kong protests Manchester City eased to a 6-1 victory over Kitchee FC in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with the pre-season friendly marked by protests concering the ongoi...
17:16, 2019-07-24

Hong Kong protests: government leader Carrie Lam condemns 'blatant riot' Lam denies she is ‘selling out’ to Beijing as Chinese state media say protests are pushing the city ‘towards backwardness’Hong Kong’s chief executive...
05:08, 2019-06-13

Thousands in Hong Kong praise Trump with 'Thanksgiving' rally as more protests loom ‘We really appreciate the effort made by Americans,’ says one protester, as city braces for another weekend of protestThousands of protesters in Hong...
05:56, 2019-11-29

Hong Kong protests turn violent following announcement of mask ban under emergency powers Associated Press Protests in Hong Kong again turned violent Sunday, with police using rubber bullets and tear gas, and protestors throwing Molotov co...
19:20, 2019-10-06

YouTube Disables 200 Videos Believed to Be Spreading Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinforma...
03:20, 2019-08-23

Hong Kong's leader withdraws extradition bill that ignited mass protests Chief executive did not concede to other demands including an inquiry into police violenceHong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, has said her gover...
15:00, 2019-09-04

Hong Kong suspends metro system and closes banks after violent protests Carrie Lam’s ban on face masks provokes fury ahead of march on Sunday, although parts of the subway system were reopenedHong Kong’s metro system was ...
15:32, 2019-10-06

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

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

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

Hong Kong protests: dozens arrested as government warns of 'dangerous situation' Twelve-year-old among those held after violent clashes in which police fire warning shotDozens of people, including a 12-year-old child, have been ar...
13:00, 2019-08-26

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

Hong Kong: Lam withdraws extradition bill that sparked months-long protests Embattled chief executive makes announcement on Wednesday after meeting alliesHong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam formally withdrew an extradition bill on ...
14:04, 2019-09-04

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’...
10:16, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill is dead following mass protests In mid-June Lam responded to huge protests by suspending the bill, but that move failed to mollify critics, who continued to demonstrate against the ...
04:28, 2019-07-09

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader of government refuses to withdraw the bill, which critics fear could lead to abuse by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she...
07:04, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong protests: Dozens hold out inside a besieged university campus Dozens of anti-government protesters are still holed up inside a Hong Kong university after hundreds had fled deteriorating conditions. Authorities h...
08:12, 2019-11-20

Hong Kong leader abandons annual speech amid lawmakers' protests Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam was forced to abort her annual policy address amid chaotic scenes inside the city's legislature. She later de...
08:24, 2019-10-16

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

Hong Kong prepares for protests at malls, harbour front during Christmas holidays Protests planned throughout the week include evening demonstrations in five malls on Christmas eve....
04:48, 2019-12-23

Hong Kong suspends proposed extradition bill following mass protests and violence Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has said she will suspend a proposed extradition bill indefinitely following mass protests and violence....
09:52, 2019-06-15

Cathay Pacific boss quits after Hong Kong protests hit share price Rupert Hogg resigns as China pressures airline to stand down staff who support ralliesThe head of Cathay Pacific has quit after protests in Hong Kong...
17:48, 2019-08-16

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

Hong Kong protests: Thousands of schoolteachers march through streets in latest demonstration Thousands of schoolteachers took to the streets of Hong Kong as the latest weekend of protests got underway in the Chinese territory....
14:16, 2019-08-17

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the lates...
18:20, 2019-06-17

French ‘spiderman’ scales Hong Kong skyscraper amid mass protests French “spiderman” climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-story skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China ...
17:56, 2019-08-16

Hong Kong airport sees dramatic drop in passengers amid protests Hong Kong saw a significant drop in air passenger numbers last month as political unrest in the Asian financial hub continues unabated....
05:48, 2019-09-16

Hong Kong falls into recession as protests deal ‘comprehensive blow’ to economy A preliminary estimate for third-quarter GDP on Thursday would show two successive quarters of contraction - the technical definition of a recession....
14:20, 2019-10-28

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

Hong Kong will reportedly suspend extradition bill that sparked violent protests Hong Kong's extradition bill has many concerned it may threaten the rule of law that underpins the area's international financial status....
05:36, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong protests: first charges brought under laws banning face masks Man and woman, arrested on Sunday, appeared in court after arrest for illegally covering their facesHong Kong authorities brought the first charges u...
08:36, 2019-10-07

Hong Kong protests: Car ploughs into protesters as strikes bring city to a standstill The leader of Hong Kong said she had no plans to resign as strikes brought the city to a standstill, with a car ploughing into protesters at one road...
08:48, 2019-08-05

Sen. Josh Hawley rips LeBron James for his comments on Hong Kong protests A US senator ripped LeBron James after the Lakers great criticized NBA general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet supporting Hong Kong’s pro-democracy prote...
19:48, 2019-10-15

Hong Kong civilians step in to save students trapped in violent protests Thousands of civilians clashed with police on the streets of Hong Kong overnight in an attempt to free hundreds of student activists cornered by auth...
21:56, 2019-11-18

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

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

Hong Kong protests: How peaceful demonstrations morphed into a summer of violent clashes The movement has reached a moment of reckoning after protesters occupying Hong Kong's airport last week held two mainland Chinese men captive....
16:08, 2019-08-20

Massive street fires erupt amid violence at Hong Kong protests Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set massive street fires, trashed two subway stations and trampled the Chinese flag Sunday, in the fourth month...
22:20, 2019-09-22

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests – video report Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes...
16:56, 2019-06-16

Hong Kong seniors join students to rally for democracy in new wave of protests Hundreds of seniors joined black-clad students and thronged the Central district to demand an end to police brutality and mass arrests....
20:32, 2019-11-30

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

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

Beijing’s game plan for crushing the Hong Kong protests is now clear | Sebastian Veg Manipulation of public opinion and pressure on the region’s businesses, universities and judiciary are part of the strategyAs protests in Hong Kong a...
07:44, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong enters 15th week of mass protests as unrest continues Pro-democracy demonstrators clash with Beijing supporters as riot police subdue protestersRival groups of demonstrators clashed in Hong Kong and poli...
13:04, 2019-09-14

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

Hong Kong leader to meet Chinese officials amid pressure to end protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam made her first visit to Beijing on Saturday, where she will meet with senior Chinese officials pressing her to find a way...
17:28, 2019-12-14

Hong Kong protests simmer as city prepares for crucial local elections After weeks of especially violent clashes between police and demonstrators, an uneasy calm has settled in Hong Kong as people prepare to go to the po...
15:12, 2019-11-23

Beijing’s game plan for stifling the Hong Kong protests is now clear | Sebastian Veg Manipulation of public opinion and pressure on the region’s businesses, universities and judiciary are part of the strategyAs protests in Hong Kong a...
14:40, 2019-08-15

'Society is suffering': Hong Kong protests spark mental health crisis Nine suicides have been linked to the wave of unrest as young people grow frustrated and exhausted by the intense, months-long standoff Niko Cheng wa...
02:20, 2019-10-22

Hong Kong protester shot with live round as protests descend into chaos Video footage of a police officer firing at a protester at close range went viral, but there was not immediate verification of its authenticity....
14:28, 2019-10-01

Beijing’s game plan for quelling the Hong Kong protests is now clear | Sebastian Veg Manipulation of public opinion and pressure on the region’s businesses, universities and judiciary are part of the strategyAs protests in Hong Kong a...
13:44, 2019-08-15

Chinese army masses in Shenzen just across border with Hong Kong after months of protests Large convoys of armoured vehicles, troops and personnel seen massing at border north of Hong Kong It comes after months of civil unrest in the regio...
15:52, 2019-08-13

YouTube pulls 210 channels linked to Hong Kong protests influence campaign YouTube, Twitter and Facebook have also come under fire from users for generating revenue and supporting state media and officials in China....
15:44, 2019-08-23

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam bans masks in hardening stance on protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam banned protesters from wearing masks in a hardening of the government’s stance on the territory’s most disrup...
16:32, 2019-10-04

World leaders call for calm, talks as Hong Kong braces for more protests Police and protesters faced off again on the streets of the financial hub overnight, with riot officers quickly firing tear gas as their response to ...
05:24, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong leader bans face masks amid violent protests The law passed by Chief Executive Carrie Lam was meant to deter anti-government protests, which have rocked the city for months, making it illegal fo...
00:04, 2019-10-05

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 leader Carrie Lam faces public anger in ‘dialogue session’ Openly critical audience call for independent inquiry into police brutality and handling of pro-democracy protests Hong Kong’s embattled leader has e...
22:36, 2019-09-26

B.C. experts predict ‘mass migration’ of expats from Hong Kong over extradition bill protests Vancouver immigration lawyers say they're preparing for a spike in document requests, as protests against a proposed extradition law rock the country...
04:44, 2019-06-14

Hong Kong could lose special trade status if Beijing intervenes in protests: official A 1992 U.S. law affords Hong Kong preferential treatment in matters of trade and economics compared with China. Areas of special treatment include vi...
06:20, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam withdraws extradition bill that sparked mass protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday formally withdrew the controversial extradition bill that sparked months of massive protests. Lam, 62, made ...
13:48, 2019-09-04