NEWSW.WORLD: Latest World and US News of the Day 14:20, 2019-11-08

Alibaba Resumes Plan for Hong Kong Listing in a Boost for the City

The offering, valued at $10 billion to $15 billion, could help restore confidence after protests shook the territory’s economy....

Alibaba Resumes Plan for Hong Kong Listing in a Boost for the City

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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

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

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 airport resumes flights after protest shutdown Hong Kong's airport has reopened, but authorities have warned that hundreds of flights would still be affected. The airport, one of the world's busie...
06:16, 2019-08-13

Alibaba will reportedly kick off its Hong Kong IPO tomorrow, and could raise up to $15 billion Alibaba Multiple news reports say Alibaba got the go-ahead to go public for the second time with a Hong Kong listing later this month and could raise...
13:32, 2019-11-13

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 protests: Carrie Lam to deliver key annual speech as Legislative Council resumes – live Hong Kong leader to give policy address after months of protests in troubled city 3.52am BST Images coming in from Hong Kong show serious security me...
05:04, 2019-10-16

Alibaba plans $15 billion listing in late November Chinese retail titan Alibaba plans to list in Hong Kong in the final week of November, two people with direct knowledge said, aiming to raise up to $...
16:04, 2019-11-08

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

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

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

US briefing: Trump's 'secret' Mexico plan, Hong Kong and ExxonMobil Wednesday’s top story: President brandishes agreement already largely revealed by Mexican officials. And Team USA’s perfect World Cup openerSubscribe...
13:44, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protesters plan to disrupt travel routes to airport Protest organizers have urged the public to overwhelm road and rail links to the airport on Sunday and Monday, potentially disrupting flights....
05:36, 2019-09-01

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong protesters plan rally to show solidarity with Catalan demonstrators The protests in Catalonia share some noticeable comparisons with the demonstrations in Hong Kong, where millions have taken to the streets for five m...
06:08, 2019-10-24

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong’s Leader Pleads for Order in a City on Edge 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...
07:48, 2019-08-13

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong set to formally withdraw extradition bill from city’s legislature The protests, which were sparked by the bill erupted in early June and snowballed into the city's biggest political crisis in decades, expanding to d...
07:30, 2019-10-23

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

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

Hong Kong cancels all flights in and out of the city as protesters fill the airport for 4th day Hong Kong airport has cancelled all flights going in and out of the city for the rest of the day as protesters occupy the arrival and departure halls...
16:52, 2019-08-12

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 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

More than 200 arrested in Hong Kong as city reels from worst violence in weeks Demonstrators are angry at perceived Chinese meddling with Hong Kong's freedoms since the city returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, a charg...
04:20, 2019-11-03

Hong Kong protesters and police clash across city with renewed tactics Demonstrators, who at one point lobbed two petrol bombs, retaliated with a flash-mob strategy: withdrawing when pressed, only to re-appear elsewhere....
22:16, 2019-08-11

‘We believe it is a PR stunt’: Hong Kong students reject talks with city leader The invitations followed a pledge by the city leader to do a better job of listening to the voices of young people....
13:36, 2019-07-05

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 protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstr...
04:48, 2019-06-16

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

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong, demand city leader step down Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city’s streets Sunday in a vehement show of...
13:52, 2019-06-16

Hong Kong protesters fired on by police as chaos erupts across city: reports A video posted to social media appears to show a protester shot with what looks like a handgun....
02:32, 2019-11-11

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

Hong Kong protesters shot by police as chaos erupts across city: Cable TV HONG KONG – Hong Kong police opened fire and hit at least one protester on Monday, media reported, as chaos erupted across the city a day after...
03:44, 2019-11-11

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

12 photos of Hong Kong's cemeteries that show how the city is running out of space for its dead Finbarr Fallon Singapore-based photographer Finbarr Fallon spent five years photographing Hong Kong's vertical cemeteries. His photo series, titled...
21:04, 2019-09-26

Pro-democracy activist barred from Hong Kong election as city nears recession Hong Kong authorities barred pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong from an election as the city's leader warned Tuesday that months of violent protests ...
13:08, 2019-10-29

Hong Kong protest: Clashes with officials spread to police stations in the city Some reactions on China's social media platforms called for Beijing to intervene while many others urged calm....
17:20, 2019-08-14

Alibaba is leveraging its Singles' Day holiday to boost sales amid a revenue decline This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your...
16:44, 2019-11-04

Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope....
11:52, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong protest news: 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...
10:24, 2019-08-05

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 201...
08:16, 2019-06-12

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

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

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces a ban on anything that covers a person's face as violence in the city's protests intensifies Anthony Kwan/Getty Images Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has invoked colonial-era emergency powers and banned facial coverings as a "deterrent" against ...
10:56, 2019-10-04

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she isn't ruling out Chinese military intervention as the city's violence appears unending Kin Cheung/AP/INSIDER Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam told a Tuesday news conference she would not rule out a Chinese military intervention in the city i...
15:20, 2019-10-08

The richest man in Hong Kong just pledged $127 million to help small, local businesses struggling because of the mass protests that have been sweeping through the city Tan Daming/China News Service/Visual China Group via Getty Images Li Ka-shing, the richest man in Hong Kong, has pledged to donate HK$1 billion ($127...
18:48, 2019-10-04

Hong Kong latest: Thousands of protesters form human chain across city as Foreign Office warns travellers of further disruption Thousands of chanting Hong Kong Protesters have joined hands to form human chains across the city....
22:08, 2019-08-23

Hong Kong leader claims controversial extradition bill is 'dead' but stops short of withdrawing plan Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam has said a controversial extradition bill that sparked a huge month-long protest movement in the region was "dead"....
06:12, 2019-07-09

200 Hong Kong restaurants have permanently shuttered since the protests started 5 months ago — and the city's richest billionaire just pledged $25 million to help local eateries Tan Daming/China News Service/Visual China Group via Getty Images Li Ka-shing, the richest man in Hong Kong, has pledged to donate HK$1 billion ($127...
19:28, 2019-10-30

CBOE and C2 Plan to List Options on Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Opti...
14:12, 2019-05-01

Extinction Rebellion London City Airport protests LIVE: Flights under threat as activists stage 'Hong Kong-style' demonstration Extinction Rebellion activists have descended on London City Airport as a three-day "Hong Kong-style" demonstration gets under way....
13:44, 2019-10-10

Alibaba hit $13 billion in sales in the first hour of Singles' Day. Meet the event's creator and Alibaba cofounder Jack Ma, the richest person in China. VCG/VCG via Getty Images On Monday, Alibaba sales hit $13 billion in the first hour of Single's Day, an annual shopping extravaganza created by the c...
17:00, 2019-11-11

Extinction Rebellion London City Airport protests LIVE: Activists descend on airport for 'Hong Kong-style' demonstration Extinction Rebellion activists have descended on London City Airport as a three-day "Hong Kong-style" demonstration gets under way....
12:00, 2019-10-10

Extinction Rebellion London City Airport protests LIVE: Activists prepare to 'shut down' terminals today in 'Hong Kong-style' demonstration Extinction Rebellion activists are today set to begin a three-day "Hong Kong-style" occupation of London City Airport....
09:52, 2019-10-10

Trump backs plan that would boost biofuel quotas 10% in 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump has tentatively approved a plan to increase the amount of biofuels that oil refiners are required to blend each year to c...
15:48, 2019-09-16

Boris Johnson embraces Trumpism with tax cut plan to boost UK economy The front-runner to become Britain’s next prime minister is planning to mirror one of President Trump’s signature tax cuts as he looks to secure econ...
13:52, 2019-07-03

U.S. unveils $50B boost for Palestinians as part of its Middle East peace plan Palestinian leaders have rejected the Trump administration's approach to peace in the Middle East, saying the U.S. is biased toward Israel....
20:36, 2019-06-22

Iran escalation, new Middle East plan boost State Department deputy for NSC job The escalation of U.S.-Iran tensions over the weekend attack on key Saudi oil facilities, and the pending unveiling of the administration’s Middle Ea...
18:36, 2019-09-16

The most popular Obamacare plan will see premiums drop 4% next year, coupled with a boost in insurers Associated Press/Evan Vucci The premium for the most popular health insurance plan in federal exchanges set up under the Affordable Care Act is set t...
17:12, 2019-10-22

Boris Johnson's Brexit bill backed by Parliament in major boost for his plan to leave the EU UK Parliament Boris Johnson's Brexit bill has passed its first stage in the UK Parliament after months of delay. The vote is a major boost for the pr...
20:20, 2019-10-22

Freezing plan prices and a Boost sale may put T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track UPDATE: Bloomberg's insiders are now tipping that the rumored merger approval concessions have now taken shape. T-Mobile or Sprint will have to spin ...
09:44, 2019-05-20

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

What do the Hong Kong protesters want? The territory has been rocked by protests ending in violent clashes with police. Demonstrators have five key demandsHong Kong has been rocked by prot...
19:20, 2019-08-13

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

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

Freezing plan prices and a Boost sale puts T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track UPDATE: The rumored merger approval concessions have now taken shape. T-Mobile and Sprint will have to spin off Boost, and complete their 5G network ...
16:48, 2019-05-20

How Hong Kong has changed since handover In 1997, Britain handed Hong Kong back to China in a one-country, two-systems agreement. Learn how Hong Kong has changed since then, including for tr...
02:52, 2019-04-26

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

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the countr...
08:48, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong 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

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally l...
13:36, 2019-06-12

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

What You Need to Know About the Hong Kong Airport Cancellations Nearly 200 flights to and from the airport on Monday have been canceled, rescheduled or rerouted....
12:48, 2019-08-13

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

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

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

Microsoft hits record high after announcing $40 billion stock buyback plan, dividend boost (MSFT) Beck Diefenbach/Reuters Microsoft's stock price rose 2.8% to an intraday record high on Thursday after the company announced an 11% increase to its ...
18:44, 2019-09-19

Liberian President credits UN for ‘16 years of unbroken peace’, outlines plan to reduce poverty, boost growth “Liberia is a UN success story”, President George Manneh Weah told the annual United Nations high-level generalral debate in New York on Wednesday....
22:00, 2019-09-25

China 'won't allow' Hong Kong discussion at G20 summit China has insisted that protests in Hong Kong will not be on the G20 agenda in Japan this weekend. US President Donald Trump intends to bring up the ...
12:36, 2019-06-24

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of H...
11:56, 2019-06-09

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil soci...
12:44, 2019-07-02

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

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

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

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

Opinion: Another Tiananmen Square in Hong Kong? The protests in Hong Kong are increasingly becoming a thorn in Beijing's side. How much longer will the Communist Party leadership sit back and watch...
00:36, 2019-08-22

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

Pepe the Frog Means Something Different in Hong Kong—Right? Pepe is popping up all over Hong Kong—on walls, in forums, in sticker packs for apps—as a symbol of resistance against an authoritarian state....
23:36, 2019-08-23

Hong Kong's Lennon walls - in pictures Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous embrace of political graffiti in the form of Post-it notes documenting their anger and hope,...
09:56, 2019-07-11

Demonstrators and police clash in Hong Kong Police use pepper spray and truncheons after peaceful march in border districtClashes broke out between police and protesters in Hong Kong on Saturda...
15:48, 2019-07-13

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

US and China row over 'dangerous' Hong Kong reports on diplomat The US has slammed Chinese-backed media in Hong Kong for their reports on a US envoy who met pro-democracy activists. China is trying to frame mass p...
11:04, 2019-08-10

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

China vows no ‘mercy’ for Hong Kong protesters Chinese authorities accused Hong Kong demonstrators of engaging in "terrorism" and promised to stamp out protests mercilessly after a weekend of brut...
23:40, 2019-08-12

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that harde...
05:52, 2019-08-15

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

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle o...
20:08, 2019-06-16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tension in Hong Kong on eve of anniversary of China handover Pro- and anti-government demonstrators rally, with mass protest planned on MondayThousands of pro-government protesters have rallied outside the gove...
17:32, 2019-06-30

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

Hong Kong 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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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 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

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

Man City set for triple defensive injury boost against Atalanta as Pep Guardiola calls for improvement Manchester City's defensive injury crisis is clearing, with Nicolas Otamendi, John Stones and Kyle Walker all in contention to play against Atalanta ...
16:32, 2019-10-21

West Ham injury boost with Lukasz Fabianski fit to face Man City in season opener West Ham have been handed a major boost after Lukasz Fabianski was declared fit for their opener against Manchester City....
15:44, 2019-08-08

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

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful Hong Kong protest Hong Kong enjoyed a rare calm weekend after 10 weeks of civil unrest, with no violent clashes reported Sunday as up to 1.7 million protesters turned ...
00:44, 2019-08-19

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

Meet the Canadians standing with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong Around 300,000 Canadians have made Hong Kong their home — the largest Canadian diaspora in any city outside of Canada....
00:52, 2019-08-19

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

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

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

Hong Kong protesters pledge to stand up to thugs after attack Anger growing against police and authorities after masked men left 45 people in hospitalProtesters in Hong Kong have pledged to stand up to thugs who...
15:32, 2019-07-23

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 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 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

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

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

China pressuring corporations to crack down on Hong Kong protesters A major airline company is investigating “rumors circulating online” that employees are drafting a letter supporting the Hong Kong protests as China ...
01:16, 2019-08-20

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

Hong Kong 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

Facebook and Twitter Say China Is Spreading Disinformation in Hong Kong The social media companies removed accounts and said they were sowing divisive messages about the Hong Kong protests....
21:40, 2019-08-19

Chinese armed police flex muscles across from Hong Kong Members of China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police practiced crowd control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Kong on Friday...
22:04, 2019-08-16

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

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 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

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

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

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

Hong Kong suffers first recession in a decade - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Hong Kong’s economy tumbles into recessionBreaking: Hong Kong in recessionGDP plunged ...
11:20, 2019-10-31

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

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

Police say Hong Kong protester shot in chest had been warned An 18-year-old Hong Kong protester injured by a live round was among a group who had been warned to stop attacking police officers before he was stru...
18:44, 2019-10-01

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

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

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

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

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

Cathay Pacific CEO quits over Hong Kong protest blowback Rupert Hogg is the first major corporate casualty of the Hong Kong protests, as firms face pressure to support Beijing. The airline has been forced t...
15:08, 2019-08-16

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

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters clash with police over mask ban HONG KONG — Furiously yelling “Wearing a mask is not a crime,” tens of thousands of masked protesters hit Hong Kong’s rain-drenched...
17:24, 2019-10-06

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

At BlizzCon, most fans found a reason to move on from Hong Kong Most of Blizzard's fans were at BlizzCon to have fun, and they were happy to take Brack's apology as a reason to move on.Read More...
22:28, 2019-11-06

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

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

Hong Kong protesters march in peace after weeks of chaos Thousands of pro-democracy protesters march in peace in the city's center to "show the world that Hong Kong people can be totally peaceful." The day ...
13:16, 2019-08-18

Hong Kong protesters defy ban on masks as they clash with police Petrol bomb thrown at metro station and government offices vandalised as unrest continuesThousands of protesters are continuing to defy a ban on wear...
16:36, 2019-10-12

Hong Kong protesters fight law banning face masks Hong Kong protesters defied a new law banning face masks, coming out in force Saturday in a continuation of demonstrations that have left the self-go...
19:40, 2019-10-05

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

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

Hong Kong divided as protesters rally for democracy, China The dueling demonstrations highlighted the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
17:00, 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protesters stage sit-in at shooting victim's school Hong Kong demonstrators staged a sit-in at the school of an 18-year-old who was shot by police during a protest. It followed some of the most intense...
05:28, 2019-10-02

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

Riot Says It Hasn't Banned Casters From Saying 'Hong Kong Attitude' With all the protests going on in Hong Kong, League of Legends casters appear to be avoiding saying the team name “Hong Kong Attitude” and seem to ev...
16:56, 2019-10-11

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

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

Riot Says It Hasn't Banned Casters From Saying "Hong Kong Attitude" With all the protests going on in Hong Kong, League of Legends casters appear to be avoiding saying the team name “Hong Kong Attitude” and seem to ev...
13:24, 2019-10-11

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong protests 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

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

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

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

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

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

Blizzard won’t reverse Hearthstone pro’s Hong Kong protest suspension Enlarge / Ng "Blitzchung" Wai Chung declares his support for Hong Kong while two announcers duck behind their desks. (credit: Blizzard) Blizzard pres...
17:12, 2019-11-04

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

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

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

Hong Kong protest-themed cake disqualified from UK competition A Hong Kong protest-themed cake got a frosty reception in the UK, where it was disqualified from a cake-decorating competition for being “offensive” ...
17:32, 2019-11-04

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

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

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

Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage in China An unknown assailant stabbed Hong Kong actor Simon Yam on Saturday during a promotional event in mainland China but Yam's injuries were not life-thre...
13:28, 2019-07-20

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

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

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

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: thousands protest over police shooting of teenager Anger and grief fuel fresh demonstrations after injury of 18-year-old Tsang Chi-kinDriven by anger and grief, thousands of people came on to the stre...
19:08, 2019-10-02

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

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

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: thousands protest over shooting of teenager by police Anger and grief fuel fresh demonstrations after injury of 18-year-old Tsang Chi-kinDriven by anger and grief, thousands of people came out across Hon...
17:08, 2019-10-02

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

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

British Consulate staffer in Hong Kong detained in China A staffer at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong has been detained in mainland China for more than 10 days, according to his girlfriend, who c...
16:16, 2019-08-20

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong raises $1 billion in oversubscribed first green bond Hong Kong raised $1 billion from the sale of its first green bond on Wednesday, as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center fo...
05:20, 2019-05-22

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

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

Hong Kong youth vow to fight on as China gets tough on protest Democracy activists worry that Beijing’s hardline attitude will result in a vicious circle of violenceWhen hundreds of protesters stormed Hong Kong’s...
12:04, 2019-07-07

Hong Kong 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

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

Germany grants asylum to 2 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists BERLIN (AP) — Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory. In ...
14:52, 2019-05-22

Hong Kong: Thousands of protesters demand 'real autonomy' Thousands of black-clad masked protesters defied a police ban and entered Hong Kong's central shopping district. Protesters are making an "emergency ...
09:56, 2019-11-02

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rig...
19:16, 2019-05-22