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UPDATE 1-Thousands protest in Hong Kong, China media warns Beijing will not let situation continue

Thousands of protesters took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday, a day after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police, and as China's official news agency warned Beijing will not let the situation in the Asian f...

UPDATE 1-Thousands protest in Hong Kong, China media warns Beijing will not let situation continue

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China Warns Hong Kong It Will Intervene if Situation Deteriorates A senior Chinese official in charge of Hong Kong affairs warned that Beijing would intervene if the local government proved unable to contain the violent protests, the most explicit threat of intervention to date from the central government....
16:17, 2019-08-07

Beijing’s reaction to Hong Kong protests has been muted. Will that continue? After suppressing information about the protests earlier this week, China’s state-controlled media started reporting some details Thursday, although they distorted some facts....
18:00, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong leader warns city in a 'very dangerous situation' Protesters should "say no to chaos," city leader Carrie Lam said in her first media appearance in days. Activists have called for her resignation, along with expanded democratic rights and further autonomy from China....
13:17, 2019-08-05

The Latest: Beijing condemns Hong Kong protest actions China’s foreign ministry has condemned the occupation and vandalization of Hong Kong’s legislature by pro-democracy protesters as “serious illegal acts that trample on the rule of law and endanger social order”...
11:34, 2019-07-02

Protesters could push Hong Kong into a 'very dangerous situation,' government warns The Hong Kong government has warned protesters could push the city into a "very dangerous situation" after another weekend of demonstrations paralyzed traffic and transformed an iconic shopping district into a battleground....
16:34, 2019-08-04

Hong Kong Tycoon Warns Protesters and Beijing Against Violence Hong Kong’s richest man bought the full front pages of many local newspapers to run a pair of ads—one aimed at the Chinese government, the other at demonstrators....
01:00, 2019-08-17

With Hong Kong divided, Beijing tries new tactic to discredit protest movement It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving an inch of ground....
05:34, 2019-08-09

Pro-Beijing groups tear down Hong Kong's protest walls, raising risk of clashes Groups of China supporters pulled down "Lennon Walls" of anti-government protest messages across Hong Kong on Saturday, raising the possibility of clashes with democracy supporters and another weekend of trouble....
07:00, 2019-09-21

Hong Kong marchers pelt Beijing Liaison Office with eggs in latest protest Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy marchers took the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, marking the sixth straight week of anti-government rallies in the Chinese city....
23:01, 2019-07-21

Hong Kong Police Derail Another Airport Protest, But Battles Continue HONG KONG — Hong Kong police thwarted another disruption at the airport by pro-democracy activists but had to battle protesters at subway stations on Saturday, as the months-long unrest showed no signs of abating even after the government offered a concession days earlier. Police mounted road ...
22:00, 2019-09-07

Chinese state media slams attack on Beijing representative's office in Hong Kong An attack on the office of Beijing's representative in Hong Kong by protesters was a "blatant challenge to the central government" and will not be tolerated, state news agency Xinhua said in an editorial on Monday....
02:17, 2019-07-22

UPDATE 5-Trump hopes 'tricky' Hong Kong situation works out 'for liberty' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the situation in Hong Kong was tricky, but he hoped it would work out for everybody, including China, and "for liberty" without anyone getting hurt or killed....
02:17, 2019-08-14

UPDATE 3-Trump hopes 'tricky' Hong Kong situation works out 'for liberty' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the situation in Hong Kong was tricky, but he hoped it would work out for everybody, including China, and "for liberty" without anyone getting hurt or killed....
20:51, 2019-08-13

Beijing says Hong Kong protests 'show signs of terrorism.' If you only watch state media, you probably agree Out-of-control mobs beating up police. Crazed separatists throwing petrol bombs and vandalizing government buildings. The symbols of the country insulted and humiliated. Local authorities overwhelmed and in need of assistance....
18:17, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific warns against protest outside its premises Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways warned against what it described as an illegal protest planned outside its facilities on Wednesday and that it had zero tolerance for "violent activities" and any staff who took part....
08:51, 2019-08-28

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is grappling with the city's greatest political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
09:17, 2019-07-12

Chinese K-Pop Stars Voice Support for Beijing’s One-China Policy on Hong Kong (HONG KONG) — At least eight pop stars from mainland China and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans. Many of the statements came after protesters opposed to ...
19:17, 2019-08-19

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 Chinese government in the city’s affairs....
11:17, 2019-07-17

Hong Kong students boycott classes as Chinese media warns 'end is coming' School and university students call for democracy after weekend that saw some of the most violent clashes so farPro-democracy demonstrators have disrupted public transport links as students took part in a city-wide class boycott, following a tense weekend marked by some of the most violent clashes o...
07:17, 2019-09-02

Chinese State Media Warns of Intervention as Hong Kong Protests Turn Violent In the wake of violent clashes in Hong Kong on Sunday, during which a live gunshot was fired for the first time since protests began in early June, Chinese state media used its harshest rhetoric yet to condemn the unrest and warned that Beijing could soon intervene. The 12th straight weekend of prot...
09:17, 2019-08-26

China will not tolerate attempts to separate Hong Kong from China: state media Hong Kong is an inseparable part of China and any form of secessionism "will be crushed", state media said on Monday, a day after demonstrators rallied at the U.S. consulate to ask for help in bringing democracy to city....
04:34, 2019-09-09

Traveller24.com | UPDATE: Hong Kong Airport re-opens after pro-democracy protest paralysis One of the world's busiest airports has re-opened after the week kicked off with a throng of protests that turned violent - causing all flights to be cancelled for two days straight....
10:51, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong soccer fans stage protest against China Thousands of Hong Kong football fans booed loudly and turned their backs when the Chinese national anthem was played before a World Cup qualifier match against Iran on Tuesday, taking the city's months of protests into the sports realm. (Sept. 10)        ...
10:34, 2019-09-11

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent......
22:17, 2019-06-09

If I protest in Hong Kong and travel to mainland China, will I be able to come home? In late May, two weeks before the first major anti-extradition bill march in Hong Kong, four high school friends and I took a day trip to Chinese city of Shenzhen for a birthday celebration....
07:17, 2019-08-22

UPDATE 4-Economic downturn to hit Hong Kong like a "tsunami", city's leader warns Hong Kong's protests could hit the economy like a tsunami, the city's leader said on Friday, pledging daring economic reforms in response, even as activists geared up for marches through the sweltering weekend....
14:17, 2019-08-09

China warns UK over Hong Kong: 'No country has right to intervene' China has dismissed the UK's concerns over Hong Kong, warning "no country has the right to intervene" - and insisted the former British colony was none of its business....
19:51, 2019-07-02

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest bill that would allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and business executives off the streets without legal proceedings....
01:00, 2019-06-10

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that would enable China to extradite fugitives from the city....
03:17, 2019-06-09

Hong Kong protest: China says violent demonstrations '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 condemnation of protesters who stormed and vandalised the Hong Kong’s legislature late on Monday, calling the act “totally intolerable”.In a statement carried b...
17:01, 2019-07-02

Twitter accuses China of anti-Hong Kong protest campaign China sowed political discord and undermined the protest movement in Hong Kong on Twitter, the company has said. The social media platform notified Facebook, where a state-backed disinformation operation was also found....
15:17, 2019-08-20

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public backlash against the city's pro-Beijing leadership in years....
15:34, 2019-06-09

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 "serious consequences" if China failed to respect the city's independence....
23:17, 2019-07-02

China warns Hong Kong protesters of severe repercussions Demonstrators in Hong Kong should not underestimate China's "immense strength," a government official has warned. Unrest has reached new levels in recent days and punishment is "only a matter of time."...
11:00, 2019-08-06

| China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' Protesters in Hong Kong must not "play with fire" and mistake China's restraint for weakness, Beijing has warned, in its sharpest rebuke yet of the demonstrations in the semi-autonomous city....
21:51, 2019-08-07

China warns Canada to 'stop meddling' in Hong Kong China's Embassy in Ottawa told Canada to "stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs" after the North American country made a statement with the European Union in support of the right to peaceful assembly in Hong Kong....
12:34, 2019-08-19

UK warns China of serious consequences if Hong Kong rights not honored Britain warned China on Tuesday that there would be serious consequences if the Sino-British declaration on Hong Kong was not honored, saying Britain stood behind the people in the former British colony....
12:34, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.        ...
13:17, 2019-06-10

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bringing the busiest parts of the city to a standstill and drawing the largest crowds seen here since pro-democracy demonstrations paralyzed its center fo...
14:17, 2019-06-09

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest Hong Kong protest against China Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday to rally against the Beijing government.        ...
12:34, 2019-08-19

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong's laws and repeated President Donald Trump's warning that it will be harder for the United States to make a trade deal with Beijing if there was violence in the Chinese-ruled city....
19:17, 2019-08-19

Protest fears stalk Hong Kong businesses as China threat looms Walking a tightrope between anti-government protests and political masters in Beijing, many Hong Kong firms are opting to toe the Communist Party line to avoid potential repercussions having seen what happened at Cathay Pacific Airways....
10:51, 2019-08-23

| Hong Kong grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe Hong Kong grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a criminal probe into the unparalleled challenge to its authority....
02:51, 2019-07-03

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Several hundred thousand people jammed Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in a last bid to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, with police bracing for the biggest march in the city in 15 years....
12:17, 2019-06-09

China Allows Hong Kong Protest Images to Circulate, Fanning Public Anger China allowed images of Hong Kong’s antigovernment protests to spread on social media, a change in tack that appears aimed at fanning public anger, as Beijing signaled support for a stronger crackdown by authorities in the city....
16:34, 2019-07-22

China Warns Hong Kong Protesters, Signals Growing Impatience China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs signaled Beijing’s waning patience with protesters in Hong Kong, warning them not to underestimate the strength of the central government and urging the local police to punish those who break the law. ​...
21:00, 2019-08-06

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
20:17, 2019-06-13

China's Military Warns Hong Kong Protestors With Propaganda Video China's military has released a slick propaganda video showing a drill of armed troops quelling a protest in Hong Kong, as its commander for the city voiced determination to maintain law and order......
00:34, 2019-08-02

Protesters Shut Down Hong Kong Airport; China Warns Of "Terrorism" Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong's international airport Monday, defying an intensifying police crackdown as China issued ominous warnings that described the protests as "terrorism" and......
18:51, 2019-08-13

"Those Who Play With Fire Perish By It": China Warns Hong Kong Protesters Protesters in Hong Kong must not "play with fire" and mistake Beijing's restraint for weakness, China said on Tuesday in its sharpest rebuke yet of the "criminals" behind demonstrations in the city......
03:00, 2019-08-07

China slams UK over Hong Kong comments and warns against interfering in unrest China has launched a stinging attack on Britain for interfering in Hong Kong and said the Government has made "inappropriate remarks" on the country's unrest....
01:51, 2019-07-04

Hong Kong International Airport cancels all flights, China compares protest to 'terrorism' Hong Kong International Airport canceled all flights Monday after a swarm of pro-democracy demonstrators occupied the main terminal, prompting a fiery denunciation in which Chinese authorities likened the protest to "terrorism."...
01:17, 2019-08-13

Four Hong Kong stations close to head off protest as China frees UK consulate worker Hong Kong's rail operator shut down four stations ahead of a planned protest on Saturday as the Chinese-ruled city braced for further unrest and as China released an employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong whose detention had fueled tension....
07:17, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after the city's biggest protest since its handover from British to Chinese rule in 1997....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets demanding it be scrapped and she resign in the biggest protest to shake the city in years....
10:00, 2019-06-10

China state media blames Hong Kong protests on 'lawlessness' Protests in Hong Kong over planned new extradition laws with China are "hammering" the city's reputation, with outbreaks of "lawlessness" undermining rule of law, Chinese state media said in editorials published on Thursday....
02:51, 2019-06-13

'Vile threats': China’s military warns Hong Kong protesters of 'consequences' China’s attempt to stamp out pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong is taking an ominous turn, with local military officials raising the specter of a brutal crackdown....
02:51, 2019-08-02

U.S. senator warns China on Hong Kong trade status if it intervenes in protests A prominent U.S. senator warned China on Tuesday Hong Kong could lose its special U.S. trade status if Beijing intervenes directly to crack down on increasingly violent pro-democracy protests in the city....
07:51, 2019-08-14

Taiwan warns citizens not to travel to Hong Kong and China after businessman detained Taiwan's ruling party has warned citizens against traveling to Hong Kong or mainland China, saying the situation is "severe," after a Taiwanese businessman was detained following a visit to the protest-wracked city....
16:51, 2019-09-12

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 people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
01:17, 2019-06-10

"All The Forces": China's Global Social Media Push In Hong Kong Protests While little news or video footage of the Hong Kong protests made its way into mainland China in the early weeks, the subject now dominates the news and most-read topic lists on China's Twitter-like......
03:17, 2019-08-23

China state media criticize foreign 'hypocrisy' over Hong Kong after climbdown Foreign "meddling" in the affairs of Hong Kong is hypocritical and "ill-intentioned", and Beijing will continue to back embattled chief executive Carrie Lam despite calls for her to resign, the official China Daily said on Monday....
06:00, 2019-06-17

China rotates new batch of troops into Hong Kong: Chinese state media China's military has rotated a new batch of troops into Hong Kong describing the move as routine, state media said on Thursday, as protests continue to rock the Asian financial hub....
05:00, 2019-08-29

"Hey Democracy, Get Foreign Agents Outta Town": China Media On Hong Kong "Get those foreign agents outta town", roars a music video by a patriotic Chinese rap group, one of a slew of creative efforts by Beijing attacking Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement as violent and......
14:34, 2019-08-19

Strike grips Hong Kong as leader warns protests challenge China's sovereignty Hong Kong was plunged into fresh chaos on Monday as a general strike followed another weekend of violent protests, paralyzing transport, leading to more than 200 flight cancellations and bringing the city to an unprecedented standstill....
11:00, 2019-08-05

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' as demonstrators 'prepared to die for the movement' Two-months of growing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong that have become increasingly violent have drawn a stark warning from China on Tuesday, which said it will be "only a matter of time" before it punishes those behind the demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
04:51, 2019-08-07

China warns Canada to ‘stop its wrongdoing’ over Meng Wanzhou arrest, Hong Kong comments China issued a stern warning over the detention of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou and comments about Hong Kong, stating that Canada should “stop its wrongdoing before it's too late.”...
23:17, 2019-08-21

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow extradition to mainland China....
06:51, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFull story: Tens of thousands join protests as debate looms 5.58am BST Pro-democracy legislator Claudia Mo has addressed the crowds after leading them in ...
07:17, 2019-06-12

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning on Thursday....
19:51, 2019-06-27

Hong Kong protests: China warns activists 'the end is coming' as students boycott schools Chinese state media today warned "the end is coming" for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters as students boycotted schools after another weekend of chaos gripped the city....
17:51, 2019-09-02

The date which has both Hong Kong and Beijing on edge For months, October 1 has loomed over the mass pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, as a whispered deadline for the ruling Chinese Communist Party to take action to end the unrest....
04:17, 2019-09-15

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople in Hong Kong....
22:00, 2019-06-11

Clashes during pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong Another confrontation in Hong Kong on Saturday – this time between a flag-waving flash mob of Beijing supporters and a crowd of locals at a suburban shopping centre. (Sept. 14)        ...
20:17, 2019-09-15

China's Hong Kong office condemns 'near-terrorist acts' at Hong Kong airport China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned what it called "near-terrorist acts" at Hong Kong's airport and reiterated support for local authorities to severely punish those responsible amid an escalating crisis in the Chinese-controlled city....
07:51, 2019-08-14

| Merkel in Beijing says Hong Kong freedoms must be 'guaranteed' German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing....
16:00, 2019-09-06

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversial extradition bill....
12:34, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong leader says she never discussed resigning with Beijing Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she had never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the Chinese-ruled city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a recording of her saying she would step down if she could....
15:51, 2019-09-03

Hong Kong Upheaval Puts Beijing in a Bind Massive protests over an extradition bill present a serious challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping, already facing an economic slowdown and escalating trade tensions with the U.S....
05:34, 2019-06-17

Beijing suggests it could mobilize troops in Hong Kong if necessary China's defense ministry on Wednesday indicated that the People's Liberation Army could be deployed in Hong Kong as protests continue in the semi-autonomous city....
11:51, 2019-07-24

Sound of Hong Kong's defiance reverberates in Beijing Beijing’s public support for Hong Kong leader likely hides private fury, but letting her go would be another humiliationThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising against chief executive, Carrie Lam, and her campaign to tie the city more closely to China, will be the bureaucrat-...
23:34, 2019-06-17

Beijing Digs In on Hong Kong Extradition Bill China signaled no retreat from pursuing legislation to allow extradition from Hong Kong, despite massive weekend protests against the proposed law in the Chinese territory....
17:00, 2019-06-10

Trump hopes 'tricky' Hong Kong situation works out 'for liberty' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the situation in Hong Kong was tricky, but he hoped it would work out for everybody, including China, and "for liberty" without anyone getting hurt or killed....
03:51, 2019-08-14

Taiwan Urges China To Renounce Use Of Force As Beijing Warns Of War Taiwan on Wednesday called on China to renounce the use of force against the self-ruled island, hours after Beijing warned that it was ready for war if there was a move toward Taiwan's independence....
20:17, 2019-07-24

Taiwan urges China to renounce the use of force as Beijing warns of war Taiwan on Wednesday called on China to renounce the use of force against the self-ruled island, hours after Beijing warned that it was ready for war if there was a move toward Taiwan's independence....
09:34, 2019-07-24

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 against the demonstrators in Hong Kong....
20:34, 2019-08-19

The High School Course Beijing Accuses of Radicalizing Hong Kong Pro-Beijing officials say a course that teaches critical thinking has created a generation of rebels. Students and teachers say it has made them more engaged with society....
02:00, 2019-09-02

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, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans...
16:00, 2019-08-19

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar comments provoked a tongue-lashing in Beijing....
05:51, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Protesters Battle Police, Despite Beijing's Warnings Police made dozens of arrests amid bloody clashes with protesters across the city, cracking down hard on antigovernment demonstrators who defied warnings from Beijing and took to the streets for a 10th consecutive weekend....
23:34, 2019-08-11

Beijing says 'radical' Hong Kong protests are an 'undisguised challenge' The Chinese government has denounced Monday night's violent protests in Hong Kong as "radical," terming them an "undisguised challenge" to the city's system of governance....
22:00, 2019-07-02

Dozens of Hong Kong protesters arrested as officials warn of ‘very dangerous situation’ Hong Kong wrapped up a weekend of tumultuous protests that resulted in 86 people — including one as young as 12 — arrested and a stern warning from the government. “The escalating illegal and violent acts of radical protesters are not only outrageous, they also push Hong Kong to th...
21:17, 2019-08-26

Stand up to Beijing, Hong Kong singer tells U.S. lawmakers, companies Hong Kong singer and activist Denise Ho wants U.S. lawmakers and companies to criticize Beijing's actions in Hong Kong, to help change the Chinese Communist Party's behavior....
07:34, 2019-09-17

Hong Kong protesters risk arrest as Beijing steps up warnings Thousands gather in Kowloon as tension mounts in former British colonyThousands of demonstrators marched in Hong Kong on Saturday, facing the threat of arrest and increasingly severe warnings from Beijing.Protesters clad head to toe in black, carrying umbrellas and orange helmets, deviated from the ...
14:51, 2019-08-03

Authorities Begin Arrests in Hong Kong as Beijing Ramps Up the Rhetoric Hong Kong police have arrested a suspect in relation to the July 1 ransacking of the legislature, while Beijing intensified its condemnation of the protests and of political leaders in Britain, who have voiced support for them. Local government-run radio reported in the early hours of Thursday that ...
10:34, 2019-07-04

Civil servants join Hong Kong protests as Beijing accuses US Hong Kong civil servants have joined anti-government street protests while China’s top diplomat accused the U.S. and other Western nations of “fanning the flames” of the demonstrations...
05:17, 2019-08-03

The High School Class Beijing Accuses of Radicalizing Hong Kong Pro-Beijing officials say a course that teaches critical thinking has created a generation of rebels. Students and teachers say it has made them more engaged with society....
18:51, 2019-09-01

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety and security.        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam says withdrawal of extradition bill own decision, not Beijing’s Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Thursday insisted the decision to withdraw the controversial extradition bill that sparked months of tense protests was her government’s own decision, and not the central Chinese government’s....
22:00, 2019-09-05

Beijing says Hong Kong is facing its biggest crisis since 1997 handover Hong Kong is facing its biggest crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday....
10:51, 2019-08-07

The Ransacking of Hong Kong’s Legislature Prompts a ‘Zero Tolerance’ Warning From Beijing While hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters, including families toting young children, marched through the sweltering Hong Kong afternoon on Monday to express their opposition to a divisive extradition bill, a separate group took more forceful swings against the government On the 22nd anniver...
16:17, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong justice secretary due in Beijing on Wednesday amid protests Hong Kong's secretary for justice, Teresa Cheng, will travel to Beijing on Wednesday, the city government said, as protests in the Asian financial center against an extradition bill she had supported showed no sign of easing....
13:17, 2019-07-16

Hong Kong remains vital economic asset for Beijing, despite unrest ith mainland China’s economic rise, Hong Kong is no longer the undisputed center for business and finance in the region. But it still plays an indispensable role that Beijing will be loath to undermine, according to bankers, economists and business leaders....
00:17, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong supporters ‘stunned' by pro-Beijing harassment in Australia and New Zealand College students who support Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activists have been “stunned” to find themselves harassed in other countries by counterprotesters aligned with the government in Beijing....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.        ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

Hong Kong Activist Walks Free, Calls On Pro-Beijing Leader To Resign Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong called on the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as historic anti-government protests rocked the city....
13:51, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong leader says Beijing supports decision to withdraw extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that the decision to formally withdraw the controversial extradition bill that has led to months of violent protests in the city was her own....
01:34, 2019-09-06

Hong Kong's black-clad protesters target Beijing's representative office Thousands of protesters descended on China's representative office in Hong Kong on Sunday, as anger over an extradition bill morphs into a fresh front against what many see as a broader erosion of freedoms by the city's political masters in Beijing....
15:00, 2019-07-21

Beijing says the Hong Kong police are 'fully capable' of punishing criminal activities The Hong Kong government and police are "fully capable" of punishing criminal activities and restoring public order, a spokesperson for China's Hong Kong Affairs Office said on Tuesday....
10:51, 2019-08-07

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam’s puzzling apology: Did Beijing blink? And, if so, why? On Sunday, another massive protest in Hong Kong rallied against chief executive Carrie Lam, demanding her to withdraw a controversial extradition bill and step down. Neither of those demands were met......
23:34, 2019-06-18

Responding to leaked recording, Hong Kong leader says she never tendered resignation to Beijing Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a voice recording of her saying she would step down if she could....
13:17, 2019-09-03

Beijing Asserts Power to Declare Emergency to Quell Hong Kong Unrest China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs laid out specific measures for the city’s leader to address long-running protests. Earlier, the city’s leader, Carrie Lam, had insisted her government can deal with the unrest....
18:51, 2019-09-03

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Beijing Warnings, as Police Fire Tear Gas A day of protest began with a “family friendly” rally but ended with fires on a busy shopping street, tear gas and a tunnel under the harbor blocked....
01:34, 2019-08-11

Hong Kong Leader Says No Need for Beijing to Intervene in Protests Amid Escalating Violence Following a weekend of escalating violence between pro-democracy demonstrators and police, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Tuesday insisted her administration has not “lost control.” While repeating much of her rhetoric from earlier press conferences, a defiant Lam said the semi-autonomous c...
02:34, 2019-08-28

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping....
11:51, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Police Draw Protester Rage, but Beijing Doesn't Think They're Tough Enough Hong Kong’s police are caught between a local population that accuses them of inflaming protests by using excessive force and mainland authorities who are urging them to get tougher to end the crisis....
22:51, 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protesters target Beijing-friendly businesses in latest demonstrations The new tactic revealed a simmering anger toward a small group of tycoons and cronies who have accumulated enormous wealth and political clout, often through cozy relationships with the mainland....
20:51, 2019-09-22

Beijing says the Hong Kong police is 'fully capable' of punishing criminal activities The Hong Kong government and police are "fully capable" of punishing criminal activities and restoring public order, a spokesperson for China's Hong Kong Affairs Office said on Tuesday....
14:34, 2019-08-06

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at the worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping....
09:00, 2019-06-13

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. Cathay Pacific said Rupert Hogg resigned Friday “to take responsibility” following “rec...
13:17, 2019-08-17

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong airport as Beijing condemns 'terrorism' Almost 200 flights were canceled to and from Hong Kong Monday, as thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down one of the busiest airports in Asia following violent clashes with police over the weekend....
18:17, 2019-08-13

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. Talking to DW, he outlined his solution to the ongoing protests....
23:17, 2019-09-10

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 more than two months of protests....
05:34, 2019-08-04

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 protesters at the city's international airport over the weekend....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Hong Kong could lose special trade status if Beijing intervenes in protests: official A 1992 U.S. law affords Hong Kong preferential treatment in matters of trade and economics compared with China. Areas of special treatment include visas, law enforcement and investment....
10:17, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas as Protesters Target Beijing’s Office in City Officers in riot gear dispersed protesters from outside the Chinese liaison office, and some demonstrators defaced a crest of the Beijing government with black ink and sprayed graffiti....
17:00, 2019-07-21

Beijing Dismisses Hong Kong Protesters as Separatist ‘Thugs’ Bent on ‘Political Intimidation’ China has doubled down on what it has termed a “color revolution” in the restive enclave of Hong Kong, dismissing a hardline minority of protesters as “thugs” attempting to turn the territory into an “independent or semi-independent political entity.” At a press c...
10:17, 2019-09-03

In Hong Kong, Employees Hide Their Political Leanings as Beijing Forces Companies to Take Sides By day, Lucy is a flight attendant. Dressed in a neat uniform, she politely offers passengers meals and drinks while they cruise at 35,000 feet. Recently though, she’s been switching shifts to make sure that she’s in town to join the protests that have rocked Hong Kong for the last 15 we...
15:51, 2019-09-16

Beijing will not rest until it controls Hong Kong. We must keep fighting | Joshua Wong and Johnson Yeung In Hong Kong, we have pushed back against the extradition bill. But China is finding other ways to attack our freedomLet’s put it in plain words: the people of Hong Kong haven’t defeated the proposed extradition law to China yet – we have only earned a small window to catch our breath. And so have t...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Trump may raise Hong Kong protests with Xi as city remains a thorn in Beijing's side Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after protesters swarmed the city's streets for the third time in one week....
11:51, 2019-06-17

'Prepared to Die': Hong Kong Protesters Embrace Hard-Core Tactics, Challenge Beijing Some activists have largely rejected the strategies of veteran leaders of past pro-democracy movements. The shift in attitude means the city’s resistance has become the biggest open rebellion against China’s government since President Xi Jinping took power in 2012....
10:34, 2019-08-06

Hong Kong protesters to continue after bill declared ‘dead’ Protesters opposed to the administration of Carrie Lam say they will continue their demonstration movement even after she declared that the effort to amend a highly contentious extradition bill is “dead.”...
10:34, 2019-07-09

Hong Kong protesters continue past march’s end point Hong Kong protesters have pressed on past the designated end point for a march in which tens of thousands repeated demands for direct elections and an independent investigation into police tactics used in previous demonstrations...
13:51, 2019-07-21

Beijing supports Hong Kong move to delay extradition bill, condemns violent acts The central government in Beijing has expressed its support, respect and understanding for Hong Kong's decision to suspend an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China to face trial, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday....
12:34, 2019-06-15

Beijing Dismisses Hong Kong’s Radical Protesters as Separatist ‘Thugs’ Bent on ‘Political Intimidation’ China has doubled down on what it has termed a “color revolution” in the restive enclave of Hong Kong, dismissing a hardline minority of protesters as “thugs” attempting to turn the territory into an “independent or semi-independent political entity.” At a press c...
20:17, 2019-09-03

Hong Kong pushed to the 'brink of no return' as airport protests continue Passengers in Hong Kong were still experiencing disruptions Tuesday as ongoing pro-democracy protests at the world's eighth biggest airport look set to enter their fifth day....
18:17, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protesters continue to demonstrate as leader hides from public Hong Kong protestors in opposition to their legislation’s proceedings demonstrated outside their Department of Justice’s headquarters on Thursday to support judicial independence against China – their leader has remained out of public sight for a second week in a row....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Hong Kong police stop airport protests, but rallies continue Police have thwarted pro-democracy protests at Hong Kong's airport. Instead, activists rallied at subway stations across the semiautonomous city-state as months of unrest show no signs of abating....
22:34, 2019-09-07

'Free Hong Kong!': protesters' demands widen as rallies continue Demonstrators back on the streets for first time since last week’s storming of legislatureTens of thousands of protesters have marched to keep up the pressure on the Hong Kong government to withdraw a controversial extradition bill, in the latest of a series of mass rallies that have drawn millions ...
12:34, 2019-07-07

Tiffany says sales could miss estimates if Hong Kong protests continue Tiffany & Co warned on Wednesday of the impact the ongoing protests in Hong Kong are having on the company's sales, and said any deterioration in the situation may result in the jeweler's full-year sales coming in below its own forecasts....
16:34, 2019-08-28

Thousands Take to the Streets of Hong Kong as Anti-Extradition Protests Continue Thousands of protesters withstood sweltering heat in Hong Kong Sunday for the seventh consecutive week of mass demonstrations that have plunged the city into a political crisis and galvanized resistance to Beijing’s growing influence in the China-ruled territory. Since early June, organizers s...
12:51, 2019-07-21

UPDATE 3-China denounces U.S. "rumours" and "lies" about Huawei ties to Beijing China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumours after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
14:00, 2019-05-24

Then and Now: 79 Days of Protest in Hong Kong It has been 79 days since an estimated one million people took to the streets of Hong Kong to join a protest that kicked off a summer of upheaval, and the movement shows little sign of abating. The protests that gripped this semiautonomous region of China beginning on June 9 have become its longest ...
02:34, 2019-08-28

Police, demonstrators play cat-and-mouse game across Hong Kong as protests continue Protesters’ five major demands include the release of arrested demonstrators, an independent investigation into alleged police abuse and the dissolution of the current legislature, which is only partially composed of lawmakers who were directly elected....
23:51, 2019-08-04

Hong Kong protest: Another day on the front lines Hong Kong’s summer has been defined by upheaval. Gigi, who is 16, has been a constant presence at anti-government demonstrations in the semiautonomous territory. She dons a helmet, goggles and respira......
04:51, 2019-08-24

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 their dissent — with protest tattoos. Artists in the city say they have been inundated with requests for ink that includes symbols of outrage, in...
00:51, 2019-08-19

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 Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extradition law that critics say will allow mainland China to pursue its political opponents in the city,...
16:51, 2019-06-09

A Rift Reportedly Opens Between Hong Kong Prosecutors and Police as Protests Continue Unabated The head of Hong Kong Court Prosecutors Association has reportedly taken the extraordinary step of accusing the police of lying, potentially opening a unprecedented rift in the legal and security establishment as unrest in the territory enters its 14th week. According to government broadcaster RTHK,...
20:17, 2019-09-03

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WATCH NOW....
10:51, 2019-06-13

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
15:00, 2019-06-09

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors about the political crisis that has rocked the city....
07:17, 2019-07-08

Hong Kong airport faces more protest turbulence Hong Kong braced for multiple anti-government demonstrations on Friday and a "stress test" of the airport this weekend, as weeks of protest in the Chinese-ruled city showed no signs of let-up amid rising tension between China and some Western nations....
10:51, 2019-08-23

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill was suspended and she apologized....
11:17, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer of dissent is showing no sign of abating....
00:51, 2019-07-16

Police use tear gas to quell Hong Kong protest Police carrying riot shields and firing tear gas moved in shortly after midnight to clear protesters, who hours earlier, swarmed into the legislature's main building. (July 1)        ...
22:00, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vandalized....
09:51, 2019-07-04

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 services for departing flights had been suspended.        ...
11:34, 2019-08-12

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 front against what many see as a broader erosion of freedoms by the city's political masters in Beijing....
17:17, 2019-07-21

A Brief History of Protest in Post-Handover Hong Kong Demonstrations in Hong Kong over the past two weeks have been recognized as likely the largest in the city’s history. Sparked by a proposal to amend extradition laws to allow suspects to be transferred to mainland China for trial, two marches drew extraordinary numbers into the streets for wha...
14:34, 2019-06-20

Hong Kong defies ban and sweep of arrests for yet another protest Police declined to authorize a march on Saturday and intensified their crackdown on Hong Kong activists, but thousands of protesters showed up anyway....
13:17, 2019-08-31

Hundreds Protest At Hong Kong Airport, Day After Shutdown Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters staged a new rally on Tuesday at Hong Kong's airport, a day after a massive demonstration there triggered a shutdown at the busy international travel hub....
18:51, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black joined a silent march in Hong Kong on Thursday to protest proposed amendments to an extradition law that critics say would erode the territory's independent legal system....
21:00, 2019-06-06

The Latest: Hong Kong session delayed as protest gathers HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 11 a.m. 11:03 a.m. The secretariat of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council says it has delayed the start of a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as protesters massed outside to block...
06:34, 2019-06-12

6 Arrested In Protest At Hong Kong's Popular Tourist Area Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors......
16:34, 2019-07-08

Hong Kong airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest One of the world’s busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong’s main terminal, while the central government in Beijing ominously characterized the protests as approaching “terrorism”...
18:34, 2019-08-12

In Hong Kong, Protest Photo Evokes Memories of Tiananmen Era A New York Times photographer captured an image of an unarmed protester peacefully confronting a Hong Kong police officer. For many, it has brought back memories of 1989....
00:51, 2019-08-27

Protest march in downtown Hong Kong erupts into violence A mixed crowd of hardcore protesters in black and wearing masks, along with families with children, spilled into the roads of the Causeway Bay shopping belt and marched for over 2 kilometres to the central business district....
15:17, 2019-09-15

| 'P is for protest': Hong Kong families join pro-democracy rally Armed with balloons and strollers, several hundred families have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to show support for pro-democracy protests that are now in their third month....
18:34, 2019-08-10

Belting out protest song is latest act of Hong Kong movement Thousands of Hong Kong people belted out a protest song karaoke-style in the latest act of resistance that highlights the creativity of those fighting for democratic freedoms in the semi-autonomous Chinese city...
13:17, 2019-09-12

Flights resuming at Hong Kong airport after protest chaos Flights resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
22:51, 2019-08-14

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 busiest, was shut down Monday due to anti-government protests....
06:34, 2019-08-13

30 Years After Tiananmen, the Future for Protest in Hong Kong Is Hazy As demonstrators in Hong Kong prepare to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, one question on people’s minds is: For how much longer? Many in this city fear Beijing’s increasingly heavy influence is starting to stifle their freedoms....
18:17, 2019-06-02

Police keep low profile at huge, peaceful Hong Kong protest Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain in the Chinese territory, where massive pro-democracy demonstrations have become a regular weekend activity...
22:17, 2019-08-18

Organizers: More than 1 million protest in Hong Kong against extradition plan Organizers estimated more than a million people turned out for a protest Sunday in Hong Kong against a government proposal that could allow extraditions to mainland China....
17:51, 2019-06-09

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquarters after his release from prison. (June 17)        ...
15:00, 2019-06-17

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 local streets into seas of umbrellas amid torrential rains. Riot police who have repeatedly clashed with pro-democracy demonstrators kept a low profile...
00:51, 2019-08-19

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
12:34, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong averts airport protest with security blitz Hong Kong authorities have mounted a security blitz at and near the airport, averting a second straight weekend of disruptions by pro-democracy activists who have refused to yield even after gaining a concession from the government this week....
14:34, 2019-09-07

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
15:34, 2019-06-09

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 to clamp down after some of its staff joined the protests....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters.        ...
01:34, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong: Riot police block airport demonstrators as protests continue despite extradition bill withdrawal Riot police patrolled Hong Kong's airport as authorities blocked protesters from gathering at the busy transport hub in continued demonstrations across the territory....
16:34, 2019-09-07

Hong Kong's leader warns US not to interfere in protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has warned the United States and other countries against interfering in the city's domestic affairs, two days after thousands of protesters gathered outside the US consulate to ask President Donald Trump to "liberate" the city....
12:34, 2019-09-10

Beijing issues ominous warning after 'atrocities,' but Hong Kong protesters undeterred Protests rocking Hong Kong were condemned by China's mainland government as a challenge to Beijing's authority, but activists were undeterred.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protest ends in chaotic clashes between police and demonstrators Standoff in Sha Tin over extradition bill came one day after unrest in Sheung ShuiViolent clashes have erupted between Hong Kong police and protesters at the end of a peaceful demonstration against the controversial extradition bill. The incidents took place late on Sunday in a bustling town between...
22:34, 2019-07-14

Hong Kong activists freed on bail, protest march banned Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong and another core member of a pro-democracy group have been granted bail after being charged with inciting people to join a protest in June...
04:34, 2019-08-31

Hundreds protest outside Hong Kong government headquarters before debate on extradition law Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controversial extradition law that would allow accused people to be sent to China for trial....
03:51, 2019-06-12

Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protest Bill On Chinese Extraditions Corporate lawyers and university students, housewives and religious leaders, migrant workers and artists - a seeming cross-section of society - rose up on Sunday in one of the largest demonstrations......
06:00, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong cops fend off another massive protest inside airport A mass of Hong Kong police fended off an attempt by protesters to once again shut down the city’s airport. Police checked people traveling to the airport Saturday for passports and tickets, preventing demonstrators from making it to the airport. On buses and trains headed to the Chek Lap Kok A...
19:00, 2019-09-07

New limits on rail travel as Hong Kong braces for airport protest Anti-government protesters have targeted the airport before, occupying the arrivals hall, blocking approach roads and setting street fires in the nearby town of Tung Chung....
08:00, 2019-09-22

Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extradition bill triggered clashes between police and activists and plunged the city into crisis....
01:34, 2019-07-21

The Latest: Hong Kong police mobilize amid protest calls The Latest on a highly contentious extradition bill in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Local media reports in Hong Kong say police are mobilizing thousands of additional officers to keep order amid calls for protesters to begin gathering Tuesday night to oppose a highly contentious extraditio...
14:17, 2019-06-11

Hong Kong police draw guns, arrest 36 from latest protest Police in Hong Kong have drawn their guns and fired a warning shot after a small group of protesters attacked officers with sticks and rods in escalation of summerlong protests...
05:17, 2019-08-26

The Latest: Taiwan groups rally to support Hong Kong protest Thousands of people have gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament in solidarity with Hong Kong protesters who are marching against a proposed extradition bill...
13:51, 2019-06-16

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
20:51, 2019-06-09

Fresh Hong Kong protest ends peacefully with demands unmet HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong have ended their overnight siege of police headquarters peacefully, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader to formally withdraw a contentious extradition bill and police to apologize for heavy handed tactics are unmet. By daybreak Sa...
04:17, 2019-06-22

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
10:17, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong: tens of thousands turn out to protest against new surveillance tactics Masked protesters gather to voice anger at surveillance culture that includes lampposts equipped with an array of sensorsTens of thousands of demonstrators have begun an anti-government protest in Hong Kong as the city’s 12th week of protests shows no sign of abating.Sunday’s rally – in Kowloon’s Kw...
09:51, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong police fend off airport protest after night of violence Police checked for tickets and passports to allow only airline passengers through to the Hong Kong airport to avoid the chaos of last weekend's protests....
19:34, 2019-09-07

Hong Kong police in position at airport ahead of planned protest Hong Kong police searched public transport heading for the airport on Saturday ahead of another "stress test" of road and rail links by anti-government protesters, the latest in 14 weeks of sometimes violent demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city....
10:00, 2019-09-07

Hong Kong airport operating normally despite planned "stress test" protest Hong Kong's airport and the roads and railways leading to it were operating normally early on Saturday despite plans by protesters to implement a "stress test" of transport links to the aviation hub early in the day....
05:51, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protest continues despite withdrawal of controversial extradition bill About 2,000 angry protesters surrounded the police station in the crowded, working-class district of Mong Kok late Friday for a second straight night, demanding accountability over a violent police raid on the nearby Prince Edward subway station on Aug. 31....
01:00, 2019-09-07

Hong Kong: hundreds of thousands join protest in pouring rain Huge crowds fill downtown park and surrounding streets, forcing police to block roadsHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyHundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people flocked to a downtown park for a fresh rally after two months of increasingly violent clashes that have prompted severe warnin...
15:34, 2019-08-18

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing says he regrets protest comments were misrepresented Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing said on Friday he deeply regrets that recent comments he made regarding protests in the financial hub were misrepresented and reiterated that any actions that violate the rule of law cannot be tolerated....
13:51, 2019-09-13

Hong Kong police storm mall as protest turns violent Hong Kong police stormed a shopping mall where a pro-democracy protest turned violent on Sunday, and activists trashed fittings at the rail station next door....
13:00, 2019-09-22

Hong Kong Airline Suspends 2 Pilots For Joining Airport Protest Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong police fire tear gas after fending off airport protest Hong Kong police prevented anti-government protesters from blocking access to the airport on Saturday, but fired tear gas for a second night running in the Chinese-ruled city's densely populated district of Mong Kok in the 14th week of unrest....
01:00, 2019-09-08

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite suspects from the city to face charges in mainland China....
17:51, 2019-06-09

Latest Hong Kong Protest Plays to a Different Crowd: Mainland Chinese As thousands of protesters marched in their fourth mass demonstration in a month, their target is expanding beyond the city’s government to the more distant power they blame for their eroding freedoms: China itself....
19:01, 2019-07-07

Events, Including WTA Open, Cancelled In Protest-Wracked Hong Kong One of Hong Kong's most prestigious sporting tournaments on Friday became the latest victim of the huge protests convulsing the city as a growing roster of events and entertainment acts pull out of......
07:51, 2019-09-13

Frustration of surviving pricey Hong Kong stirs protest anger Young people in Hong Kong have been at the forefront of violent protests over a proposed extradition law that have shaken the city and angered Beijing....
04:34, 2019-07-04

Hong Kong’s Civil Servants Join a Widening Protest Movement Hong Kong’s civil servants symbolically turned against the city’s government Friday evening, joining forces with the protest movement that has rocked Asia’s financial center this summer. The staid two-hour gathering at a garden in the heart of the financial district reflects just h...
06:00, 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 demonstration against the proposed extradition bill last Sunday. Police put that count at 240,000....
05:17, 2019-06-16

More than 50 arrested as Hong Kong's fiery 13th protest weekend began Police and protesters faced off in Hong Kong for the 13th consecutive weekend of pro-democracy protests, amid plumes of tear gas and scattered fires. Over a long night of violent clashes, police fired two warning shots skyward, and rolled out a water cannon for the second time this summer. Protester...
19:51, 2019-09-01

45 Injured As Hong Kong Protest Escalates, Triad Gangs Seen On Streets Anger soared in Hong Kong on Monday over a vicious assault against pro-democracy protesters by suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded, in a dramatic escalation of the political turmoil......
14:34, 2019-07-22

Hong Kong police draw guns in latest protest violence Hong Kong police drew their weapons and deployed water cannons for the first time as the civil unrest in the Chinese city entered its 11th week. Pro-democracy protesters hurled gasoline bombs, sticks and rods at police in riot gear in the latest confrontation, which erupted at the end of a protest m...
00:17, 2019-08-26

Lithuania raps Chinese diplomats for role at pro-Hong Kong protest Lithuania said on Monday it had lodged a protest to the Chinese embassy after some of its diplomats were involved in disruptions at a pro-Hong Kong protest in the capital Vilnius last month....
17:51, 2019-09-02

| Huge crowd takes Hong Kong protest message to US consulate A huge crowd of pro-democracy activists marched to the United States consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to ramp up international pressure on Beijing following three months of huge and sometimes violent protests....
17:34, 2019-09-08

Hong Kong: thousands gather for fresh protest against extradition bill Demonstrators blocks key road and mass outside police headquarters in fourth protest in two weeksProtestors in Hong Kong have blocked a key road through the city centre and massed outside police headquarters to demand the total withdrawal of a controversial extradition law, the release of detained a...
09:51, 2019-06-21

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protest HONG KONG — A highly controversial legislative measure in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China has pushed the former British colony to its biggest political crisis in years. A march to protest the measure drew hundreds of thousands of people to the streets ...
06:17, 2019-06-11

Hong Kong artist offers free protest-themed tattoos A Hong Kong artist is offering free protest-themed tattoos to people who want to show their support for pro-democracy demonstrations in the Chinese territory....
15:34, 2019-08-27

Huge crowds defy police in peaceful Hong Kong protest Hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters of all ages returned to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, in a massive show of solidarity for a movement that appeared on the verge of losing popular support....
05:34, 2019-08-19

Hong Kong riot police fire teargas at protest groups Demonstrators break into multiple fronts in attempt to outrun police across cityHong Kong has been gripped by another night of violence after a peaceful afternoon march in Tai Po splintered into several fronts as protesters attempted to outrun the police.Riot police fired teargas at crowds in the ne...
23:17, 2019-08-10

Thousands of Hong Kong students protest, call for democratic reforms Thousands of Hong Kong students boycotted the first day of school Monday to continue a series of protests that began in June over calls for autonomy from mainland China and democratic reforms....
18:17, 2019-09-03

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
17:51, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong airport operating normally despite planned 'stress test' protest Hong Kong's airport and the roads and railways leading to it were operating normally early on Saturday despite plans by protesters to implement a "stress test" of transport links to the aviation hub early in the day....
03:51, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong in security lockdown as it braces for latest mass protest Hong Kong police locked down the city center on Sunday as it braced for yet another mass protest over an extradition bill that has plunged the Chinese-ruled financial hub into crisis and triggered violent clashes....
08:51, 2019-07-21

Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear conscience.”...
13:17, 2019-06-10

Political crisis builds in Hong Kong after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after several hundred thousand people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
16:17, 2019-06-09

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: City Braces for More Demonstrations A march was planned against an unpopular extradition bill, one day after the government agreed to postpone a vote and less than a week after protests turned violent....
08:17, 2019-06-16

Huge Crowd Takes Hong Kong Protest Message To US Consulate A huge crowd of pro-democracy activists marched to the United States consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to ramp up international pressure on Beijing following three months of huge and sometimes......
13:34, 2019-09-08

Hong Kong Protest Against Mainland Chinese Traders Turns Violent Several thousand demonstrators gathered on Saturday in the streets of a Hong Kong border town popular with mainlanders shopping for “parallel goods” to sell on....
16:34, 2019-07-13

Cathay Pacific warns against Hong Kong protesters outside offices Cathay has been caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters who have staged sometimes violent demonstrations since June that have grown to pose the city's biggest challenge since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
09:17, 2019-08-28

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam Warns US, Says "Inappropriate To Interfere" Hong Kong's embattled leader warned the United States on Tuesday not to "interfere" with her government's response to the city's pro-democracy movement, after fresh protests called on Washington to......
11:34, 2019-09-10

U.S. warns extradition law changes may jeopardize Hong Kong's special status The United States said on Monday it was gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China and warned that such a move could jeopardize the special status Washington affords the territory....
01:17, 2019-06-11

Hong Kong leader warns against interference, escalation of violence Interference by foreign parliaments in Hong Kong's affairs is deeply regrettable, the leader of the Chinese-ruled city said on Tuesday, adding that an escalation of violence cannot solve social issues in the Asian financial hub....
17:34, 2019-09-10

Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the medium....
17:00, 2019-08-16

China warns tourists, companies about risks in U.S.: state media China's foreign ministry has warned companies operating in the United States they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, state media reported on Tuesday....
10:51, 2019-06-04

Hong Kong extradition bill: Thousands march in large-scale protest Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Hong Kong as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled leader to suspend a controversial extradition bill....
11:17, 2019-06-16

Hong Kong Officer Fires Shot, and Police Use Water Cannons at Protest The police drew their pistols and unleashed rounds of tear gas at protesters, who threw bricks and firebombs, as a weekend of violence followed nearly two weeks of relatively peaceful rallies....
15:34, 2019-08-25

| WATCH: Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong is released from prison Joshua Wong, the student leader who became the face of Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" democracy protests in 2014, is released from prison. WATCH NOW....
08:17, 2019-06-17

RPT-Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong on Friday as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy, with banks re-opening branches closed during violent protests against a proposed extradition bill with mainland China....
07:00, 2019-06-14

US Upgrades Hong Kong Travel Warning Ahead Of Planned Airport Protest Washington on Thursday warned US citizens to "exercise increased caution" when travelling to Hong Kong, as protesters announced three days of new demonstrations at the city's airport....
14:17, 2019-08-09

Hong Kong children form chains of protest as economic worries grow Hundreds of uniformed school students, many wearing masks, formed human chains in districts across Hong Kong on Monday in support of anti-government protesters after another weekend of clashes in the Chinese-ruled city....
01:00, 2019-09-10

Hong Kong horse races, fireworks called off amid protest threat Hong Kong's Jockey Club canceled all races planned for Wednesday after pro-democracy protesters said they would target the Happy Valley racecourse where a horse part-owned by a pro-China lawmaker was due to run....
21:17, 2019-09-18

Panic spreads through Hong Kong protest as riot officers fire tear gas Hong Kong police have fired pepper spray at protesters angry about an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
12:34, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the building Wednesday out of concern the measure signaled greater Chinese control and further erosion of civil liberties in the semiautonomous territory. The ov...
11:17, 2019-06-12

Massive crowds storm Hong Kong’s streets to protest extradition bill A crowd estimated to be larger than 1 million took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow ​China to extradite people to mainland China in the most massive protests since Britain handed back control of the city in 1997. The throngs streaming th...
04:34, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing urges love, not violence, in first protest comments Li Ka-shing's message in front-page advertisements in major newspapers in Hong Kong urged the public to "cease the anger with love" and "stop the violence."...
17:00, 2019-08-16

At Hong Kong Restaurant, Protest-Themed Menu Features "Eyeball" Mocktails Pro-democracy protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months are providing culinary inspiration for a restaurant that offers a themed menu with spicy wasabi-spiked "tear gas" eggs and......
13:00, 2019-09-21

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas To Counter Protest Petrol Bombs Hong Kong police used tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after some activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as China freed a British consulate......
19:17, 2019-08-24

In Sudan and Hong Kong, protest is changing – and hope is rising | Antoine Buyse Often in the face of of brutal crackdowns, street protesters are finding new ways to challenge repressive regimes• Antoine Buyse is a professor of human rights and director of the Netherlands Institute of Human RightsThe massive demonstrations of recent weeks in Hong Kong and Sudan may seem to be to...
15:51, 2019-06-18

Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony, after Beijing targeted the airline over staff involvement in mass protests....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Hong Kong horse races, fireworks abandoned amid protest threat Hong Kong's Jockey Club canceled all races planned for Wednesday after pro-democracy protesters said they would target the Happy Valley racecourse where a horse part-owned by a pro-China lawmaker was due to run....
12:17, 2019-09-18

Huge Hong Kong protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, organizers of the march said....
19:34, 2019-06-08

Riot Police At Hong Kong Airport To Prevent New Anti-Government Protest Hong Kong riot police took up position at the main rail station serving the airport on Sunday to prevent a new anti-government protest targeting air travel after a night of violent street clashes in......
14:34, 2019-09-22

Hong Kong protesters boo Chinese anthem, as leader warns against interference Anti-government protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months spread to the sports field on Tuesday, as many local fans defied Chinese law to boo the country's national anthem ahead of a soccer World Cup qualifier against Iran....
03:51, 2019-09-11

Washington warns Hong Kong to watch for vessel carrying Iranian oil The United States has warned Hong Kong to be on alert for a vessel carrying Iranian petroleum that may seek to stop in the Asia financial hub, and said that any entity providing services to the vessel will be violating U.S. sanctions....
17:00, 2019-05-28

Chinese Official Warns Hong Kong Protesters Against ‘Color Revolution’ “The violence is getting more and more intense” in Hong Kong, the mainland official said just days after protests and a citywide strike resulted in clashes with the police....
18:17, 2019-08-08

Economic downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', city's leader warns Hong Kong's protests could hit the economy like a tsunami, the city's leader said on Friday, pledging daring economic reforms in response, even as activists geared up for marches through the sweltering weekend....
15:17, 2019-08-09

Hong Kong leader Lam to meet media at 3 p.m. on Saturday: statement Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will meet the media at 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Saturday, a government statement said, amid reports the government will suspend a proposed bill on extradition to mainland China that sparked protests....
12:34, 2019-06-15

German media call to name Berlin's new pandas Hong and Kong A Berlin newspaper polled readers to ask for possible names for the zoo's new panda cubs. The top result? Hong and Kong. Now Germany's most popular tabloid is calling for the cubs' names to send a signal to China....
18:00, 2019-09-06

Students Boycott Classes on the First Day of the School Year in Hong Kong’s Latest Democracy Protest The Demosisto party of high-profile activist Joshua Wong called a student strike Monday—the first day of the new school year—in a bid to maintain momentum in Hong Kong’s intensifying democratic rebellion. Local media estimated that as many as 10,000 students from some 200 secondary...
13:51, 2019-09-02

| WATCH | Students form 'human chains' around schools in latest Hong Kong protest Hong Kong's secondary schools have become the latest ideological battleground for pro-democracy protesters with thousands of students taking part in human chain rallies since the new academic year kicked off....
18:00, 2019-09-10

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 roadblock....
11:51, 2019-08-05

Protest chaos grips Hong Kong with tear gas, water cannon and pouring rain Police fired water cannon and tear gas in running battles with brick-throwing anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday, the second day of violent clashes in the Chinese-ruled city....
23:51, 2019-08-25

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 2014’s Occupy Central protests, thousands of anti-government protesters surrounded the Hong Kong government offices and Legislative Council building at Ad...
08:17, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh protests against a controversial bill allowing extradition to China....
20:51, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong diners offered protest-inspired 'eyeball' mocktails and 'tear gas' eggs Pro-democracy protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months are providing culinary inspiration for a restaurant that offers a themed menu with spicy wasabi-spiked "tear gas" eggs and......
17:00, 2019-09-21

Hong Kong families form peaceful human chains ahead of airport protest Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined hands to form human chains on Friday in a peaceful protest, with almost three months of anti-government demonstrations showing no sign of let-up across the Chinese-ruled territory....
03:51, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong Protests Spread To Subway As Bank Warns Of Economic Fallout A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as demonstrators prepared a sit-in at a subway and site......
22:00, 2019-08-21

| Chinese media blames Hong Kong demo on collusion with West Chinese media on has blamed foreign interference over the huge protest that brought central Hong Kong to a standstill, accusing opponents of the city's pro-Beijing government of "collusion with the West"....
10:34, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong "Won't Be Repeat" Of Tiananmen Square Crackdown: Chinese Media Chinese state media vowed Friday there "won't be a repeat" of the Tiananmen Square crackdown if Beijing moves to quash Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests....
18:34, 2019-08-16

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continued to protest against a planned extradition law with mainland China....
20:51, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay. The post Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay appeared first on LEX18.com....
08:00, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong ignores protest deadline to scrap extradition bill, sets stage for further protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the stage for a new wave of demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city....
13:34, 2019-06-20

Hundreds of thousands of people join latest Hong Kong protest against controversial extradition bill Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong today, defacing a national Chinese emblem in their latest expression of protest against a controversial extradition bill....
15:51, 2019-07-21

Police launch tear gas, protesters throw eggs as Hong Kong protest turns violent Walking in sweltering heat, Hong Kong protesters dressed in black carried a large banner that read “Independent Inquiry for Rule of Law.”        ...
23:51, 2019-07-21

Hong Kong leader may delay extradition bill as Biden warns 'world is watching' Carrie Lam expected to speak on Saturday afternoon for first time since protest crisis erupted in earnestHong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, plans to delay efforts to pass a controversial new extradition law, local media reported, as US presidential hopeful Joe Biden praised protesters and warned that t...
07:34, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong airport protests: flight chaos as Carrie Lam warns of 'path of no return' Hundreds of flights cancelled ahead of further protests as territory’s leader says violence is pushing city into dangerHundreds of flights out of Hong Kong have been cancelled after Monday’s demonstrations as the territory’s leader, Carrie Lam, warned that violence will push Hong Kong “down a path o...
06:34, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protests planned for mob-attack subway as bank warns of economic fallout A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as demonstrators headed for a sit-in at the subway site of a mid-summer mob attack....
13:17, 2019-08-21

Chinese state media blames 'Western ideologues' for Hong Kong protests Chinese official English-language newspapers blamed meddling by Western governments on Thursday for unrest in Hong Kong amid an escalating diplomatic spat between China and the United Kingdom over protests in the former British colony....
04:34, 2019-07-04

Chinese media deny police plans to intervene at Hong Kong border China is denying claims its troops amassed near Hong Kong are signs of a plan to intervene in the ongoing protests in the special administrative region....
20:34, 2019-07-31

Chinese state media says 'Western ideologues' to blame for Hong Kong unrest Chinese state media blamed meddling by Western governments on Thursday for unrest in Hong Kong amid an escalating diplomatic spat between China and the United Kingdom over protests in the former British colony....
06:17, 2019-07-04

Family feuds and social media spats: Hong Kong's generational divide Young people in Hong Kong today feel priced out of the city. Their parents' generation grew up in a relative land of opportunity. That goes a long way to explaining the political divide....
10:51, 2019-07-10

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds block police headquarters in latest protest over extradition bill fallout Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside of Hong Kong's police headquarters in the latest round of protests over the fallout from the controversial extradition bill....
23:34, 2019-06-21

| Hong Kong protest | Trump walks into North Korea: WATCH the top world news videos for today Protesters block major highway in Hong Kong | Trump meets US troops soon after North Korea meeting; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
20:00, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Demonstrators Break Glass Doors in Attempt to Storm Legislature Demonstrators used a makeshift battering ram as they tried to storm the city’s Legislative Council, hours after a government ceremony commemorating the 22nd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese control....
09:00, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial extradition bill that has tensions on high on the island....
14:00, 2019-06-12

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling political crisis “is dead,” but it remains unclear if she will formally withdraw the legislation. Lam said the government’s work on t...
13:51, 2019-07-09

Hoping to ‘Make Hong Kong People Happy Again,’ This Bakery’s Mooncakes Now Feature Protest Movement Slogans (HONG KONG) — A Hong Kong bakery is doing its part to support the city’s pro-democracy protest movement by making mooncakes with a message. At Wah Yee Tang, the traditional Chinese harvest festival treat comes with a twist: slogans opposing the city’s Beijing-backed government and ...
08:00, 2019-08-21

| Hong Kong protest fallout | Trump re-election kickoff: WATCH the top world news videos for today Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers call on Carrie Lam to step down | In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, Aids cures; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
12:51, 2019-06-19

Hong Kong protest escalation: Tear gas, water cannons and a police officer firing a warning shot The tension between law enforcement and pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong escalated over the weekend as police used tear gas, deployed water cannons and drew their guns at protesters — including one officer who fired his weapon in what authorities said was a warning shot....
22:17, 2019-08-26

British Hong Kong consulate employee solicited a prostitute, Chinese media claims The British Consulate employee detained in China for 15 days after leaving Hong Kong on a business trip violated public law by soliciting a prostitute, state-backed media reported Thursday. ...
17:17, 2019-08-22

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
10:51, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing - source Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing, according to one source familiar with the matter....
09:34, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Apple CEO warns Trump about China tariffs, Samsung competition President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had spoken with Apple Inc's Chief Executive Tim Cook about the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd....
03:51, 2019-08-19

Chinese state media urge action, voice support for Hong Kong police after overnight clashes "Using the sword of the law to stop violence and restore order is overwhelmingly the most important and urgent task for Hong Kong!" a front-page commentary on the overseas edition of the Communist Party's official People's Daily newspaper said....
07:17, 2019-08-14

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-MetLife to sell Hong Kong insurance business to FWD U.S. insurer MetLife Inc will sell its Hong Kong operations to FWD, the insurance firm owned by tycoon Richard Li, the companies said in a joint statement on Friday, without disclosing financial details....
21:17, 2019-06-29

UPDATE 2-Hong Kong airport grinds to a halt as protests swell Hong Kong's airport cancelled all flights on Monday, with authorities blaming demonstrators for the disruption of one of the world's busiest terminals, a dramatic escalation of anti-government protests that have roiled the Asian financial hub....
12:34, 2019-08-12

China's new tactic in Hong Kong It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving an inch of ground....
20:17, 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protest: Demonstrations are 'the worst crisis since end of British rule' Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, a senior Beijing official said today, as the city braced for more pro-democracy protests....
14:17, 2019-08-07

Hong Kong airport protest: Riot police clash with demonstrators as airport crippled for a second day Riot police armed with pepper spray and swinging batons clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong airport as departing flights were suspended for a second day....
07:51, 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-Banks in Hong Kong condemn violence, urge restoration of 'harmony' Some of Hong Kong's biggest banks published full-page newspaper advertisements on Thursday calling for the preservation of law and order in the Chinese territory and condemning violence, as weeks of pro-democracy protests show no sign of abating....
08:17, 2019-08-22

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong airport on alert ahead of fresh wave of protests Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Friday only departing passengers with travel documents will be allowed to enter the terminal as anti-government activists gear up for a three-day rally to raise awareness among tourists entering the city....
06:34, 2019-08-09

UPDATE 1-ESR plans to raise up to $1.24 bln in Hong Kong's biggest IPO this year -term sheet Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman Ltd has opened the books on an initial public offering (IPO) that could raise up to $1.24 billion, in what would be Hong Kong's biggest float so far this year, showed a term sheet seen by Reuters on Wednesday....
05:34, 2019-06-05

Hong Kong leader says China backs her 'all the way' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that China "understands, respects and supports" her government's move to formally withdraw an extradition bill, part of measures she hoped would help the city "move forward" from months of unrest....
07:00, 2019-09-05

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong and China 'will be able to work it out' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
21:51, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong still has a future as China's middleman Hong Kong has long been a conduit between China and global business and finance. Now that unique status could be under threat from the gradual erosion of political freedoms....
07:17, 2019-07-01

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 public anger toward China's role in the city's affairs?...
18:00, 2019-06-13

China is blaming the US for Hong Kong protests The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States of influencing the increasingly violent pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hong Kong for two months....
06:51, 2019-08-01

China says Britain has no responsibility for Hong Kong China said on Monday that Britain had no responsibility for Hong Kong and was opposed to its gesticulating about the territory, on the anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule....
10:17, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Is Unique---China Needs It to Stay That Way Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems” has always been viewed with deep ambivalence in the ultra-capitalist city and Beijing alike, but maintaining the arrangement is paramount to the success of both....
19:00, 2019-09-09

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 protests in Hong Kong. Chiefly because China needs Hong Kong....
13:34, 2019-08-16

UPDATE 3-London Stock Exchange flatly rejects Hong Kong's $39 bln takeover offer The London Stock Exchange emphatically rejected the Hong Kong bourse's $39 billion takeover offer on Friday, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analytics group Refinitiv....
15:17, 2019-09-13

Explainer: How important is Hong Kong to the rest of China? Concerns over Hong Kong's political and economic future are growing as pro-democracy protests drag on and turn increasingly violent, and China makes clear that forceful intervention is possible....
07:00, 2019-09-05

China Says Hong Kong Protests "Absolutely Intolerable" China reacted furiously on Monday to anti-government protesters vandalising the walls of its representative's office in Hong Kong and defacing the national emblem, branding their actions "absolutely......
14:34, 2019-07-22

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 of "one country, two systems" is in jeopardy, says Dang Yuan....
00:34, 2019-06-17

China Says It Firmly Supports Hong Kong Leader Beijing on Tuesday threw its backing behind Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam after an audio recording emerged of her saying she wanted to quit over three months of unrest in the semi-autonomous city....
14:17, 2019-09-03

China deploys fresh troops to Hong Kong China's military deployed fresh troops to Hong Kong on Thursday in what it called a routine rotation amid speculation that it might intervene in the city's pro-democracy protests....
00:51, 2019-08-30

Hong Kong Was Once Passionate About China. Now, It’s Indifferent or Contemptuous. Hong Kong’s intellectual and emotional links with the mainland, once strong, are withering, and this distance and disinterest could be the biggest threat facing Beijing....
00:51, 2019-09-04

| China tells US to stop trying to 'mess up' Hong Kong Beijing on Friday denounced what it called "violent interference" by US lawmakers critical of what they see as a worsening human rights environment in Hong Kong....
18:34, 2019-06-14

China accuses G7 of 'meddling with ill intentions' in Hong Kong China condemned a joint statement by leaders of the Group of 7 who called for calm amid ongoing protests in Hong Kong, warning that the semi-autonomous region belongs to China....
08:17, 2019-08-28

How China Can Recover Even If Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam Quits A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand the chief executive’s resignation -- and even establishment figures are questioning her judgment -- after she pus...
06:17, 2019-06-18

British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the continuing protests in Hong Kong, a former British colony, in a meeting at her office with China's vice premier Hu Chunhua on Monday, her spokesman said....
21:51, 2019-06-17

| China says army can be deployed at Hong Kong's request China issued a stark reminder that its army could be deployed in Hong Kong if city authorities requested support in maintaining "public order" after weeks of sometimes violent protests....
22:00, 2019-07-24

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 protesters should be addressed and resolved....
03:00, 2019-08-31

China interrupts Hong Kong pop star Denise Ho at UN Chinese diplomats repeatedly interrupted a Hong Kong pop star and activist as she accused Beijing of "preventing our democracy at all costs" in a speech to the United Nations on Monday....
11:51, 2019-07-09

Trump says it's up to China to deal with Hong Kong 'riots' U.S. President Donald Trump has described protests in Hong Kong as "riots" that China will have to deal with itself, signaling a hands-off approach to the biggest political crisis gripping the former British colony in decades....
16:51, 2019-08-02

How Important Is Hong Kong To The Rest Of China? An Explainer Concerns over Hong Kong's political and economic future are growing as pro-democracy protests drag on and turn increasingly violent, and China makes clear that forceful intervention is possible....
06:34, 2019-09-05

Britain No Longer Has Any Responsibility For Hong Kong, Says China Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after the British government reiterated its......
14:17, 2019-07-01

China police exercises across from Hong Kong seen as threat Members of China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police marched and practiced crowd-control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Kong, in what some interpreted as a threat against pro-democracy protesters...
15:00, 2019-08-16

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 Region remains a valuable conduit for Beijing....
16:00, 2019-08-16

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 brutal crackdowns by police....
23:17, 2019-08-12

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 mainland Chinese authorities on his way back to the city, his girlfriend has said.Simon Cheng, 28, was returning from a trip in Shenzhen to his native ...
14:17, 2019-08-20

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 government headquarters in Hong Kong as tensions rose on the eve of what is expected to be Hong Kong’s fourth mass protest in a month against a controversi...
22:51, 2019-06-30

'Hands off Hong Kong', China's ambassador tells UK China's ambassador has told the UK to keep its "hands off Hong Kong" as he accused London of forgetting the territory is no longer a "British colony"....
17:51, 2019-07-03

'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 been aware of the power of mass protests.Mao Zedong in 1930 famously used the traditional saying: “a single spark can start a prairie fire” to remind f...
08:34, 2019-06-30

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 protests in Hong Kong as being fueled by the West....
18:00, 2019-08-10

China says will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its summit this week....
09:17, 2019-06-24

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 the streets to demand parliament nix the controversial law....
11:34, 2019-06-10

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 creeping interference by Beijing in their city's affairs despite a promise of autonomy....
04:51, 2019-09-15

| At UN, Hong Kong activist calls for more pressure on China Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice by a diplomat from Beijing....
14:17, 2019-07-09

China Releases Employee of U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Simon Cheng, a Hong Kong citizen who works as a trade and investment officer at the British consulate, has returned to the city after being detained in China for 15 days....
01:17, 2019-08-26

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 hardens ideological tensions between the rival powers....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain Anyone who loves the unique culture of Hong Kong can sympathize with the demonstrators who are protesting the latest step in a long process of Hong Kong being absorbed by mainland China. The subjugation of Hong Kong to the full weight of the PRC’s oppressive legal system is like watching a beautiful...
22:51, 2019-06-27

Five Years Ago Saturday, a Turning Point for Hong Kong and China Beijing’s August 2014 offer to allow general elections — if it chose the candidates — ignited the Umbrella Movement. Protesters were hoping to mark the anniversary on Saturday....
14:17, 2019-08-30

Hong Kong Protesters Egg China Office At End Of Massive Rally Masked protesters daubed the walls of China's office in Hong Kong with eggs and graffiti Sunday night following another massive rally, focusing anger towards the embodiment of Beijing's rule with no......
17:34, 2019-07-21

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 pressures business leaders to help stifle the political crisis....
09:00, 2019-08-20

China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of U.K.’s Hong Kong Consulate The detention of a trade officer has raised fears that the police in mainland China are arresting people to dampen support for protests in Hong Kong....
01:17, 2019-08-22

China Says It Supports Suspension Of Hong Kong Extradition Bill China's government said on Saturday it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to China and which sparked a week of protests....
07:17, 2019-06-16

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that would require the government to justify the continuation of special treatment for the territory....
13:51, 2019-06-14

Protests Put Hong Kong on Collision Course with China’s Communist Party The grand political experiment to marry Beijing’s brand of authoritarianism with a bastion of civil liberties appears to be facing a moment of reckoning....
03:00, 2019-08-13

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 and asked to reserve a place there for his own retirement....
12:51, 2019-08-20

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-threatening, Chinese state media reported....
20:34, 2019-07-20

China Says Hong Kong Protests Show "Signs Of Terrorism" China on Monday described unrest in Hong Kong as a sign of "terrorism emerging", as state media published a video of armoured personnel carriers purportedly driving towards a city bordering the......
16:00, 2019-08-12

The Latest: China supports Hong Kong extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. China says it supports an extradition bill that has sparked massive protests in Hong Kong. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Monday that China firmly backs ...
12:51, 2019-06-10

China says Hong Kong matters purely an internal affair China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Hong Kong matters are purely a Chinese internal affair and China demands the United States stops interfering in Hong Kong's affairs....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Hong Kong leader says protests are challenging China's sovereignty Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Monday recent protests disrupting the former British colony are pushing the city to the verge of an "extremely dangerous situation" and posing a challenge to China's sovereignty....
05:17, 2019-08-05

'We can't do anything': China accused of muffling voices of Hong Kong supporters Advocacy groups say activists in mainland China are being threatened or detained for posting messages of support or retweeting news stories Chen Siming, a 58-year-old Chinese activist, has followed the protests in Hong Kong from afar, feeling inspired but also helpless.From across the border in the ...
06:17, 2019-09-11

| WATCH | China rotates new batch of troops into Hong Kong China's military is rotating its batch of troops deployed to Hong Kong in a rotation that may be routine, but is likely to strike some nerves in a city that has been embroiled in protests for the past three months....
17:34, 2019-08-30

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would require the government to justify the continuation of......
21:34, 2019-06-14

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 rule its citizens have enjoyed many freedoms and rights unheard of in mainland China. The territory was promised “a high degree of autonomy” under the ...
15:17, 2019-07-05

GOP senator calls for China boycott as Hong Kong rages Americans should boycott Chinese products in response to the intensifying political crisis in Hong Kong, a Republican lawmaker urged amid rumors Beijing is ready to use military force to shut down protests....
00:34, 2019-08-14

China accuses UK of supporting violent Hong Kong protests Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism" and reminded the former colonial power of Hong Kong's status. Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt appeared to back down on previous comments....
12:51, 2019-07-04

China tells Britain to stop 'gesticulating' about Hong Kong Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after the British government reiterated its commitment to the joint declaration with China on Hong Kong....
12:34, 2019-07-01

Protests escalate as Hong Kong marks handover to China HONG KONG — A small group of protesters smashed out the bottom of a floor-to-ceiling window at Hong Kong’s legislature Monday as a crowd of thousands marched through the city demanding democracy on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China. The protesters repeat...
12:34, 2019-07-01

Going From Hong Kong to Mainland China? Your Phone Is Subject to Search The searches are raising concerns that Beijing is trying to identify travelers sympathetic to the territory’s protest movement and further control what its people see about the unrest....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Fitch Downgrades Hong Kong Over China’s Stronger Hand The ratings firm cited Beijing’s growing influence over the city, suggesting that the barriers separating their legal and financial systems were blurring....
17:00, 2019-09-06

| China slams Hong Kong airport protesters as 'terrorist-like' China reacted furiously to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong Kong's airport that turned violent....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Why China Still Wins Even If Protests Oust Hong Kong’s Leader A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand the chief executive’s resignation -- and even establishment figures are questioning her judgment -- after she pus...
06:00, 2019-06-18

China won’t turn Hong Kong’s protests into another Tiananmen Square. At least, not yet. Chinese President Xi Jinping and other high-ranking officials must wonder how long they’ll let Hong Kong’s young people continue to stand so defiantly against them....
12:51, 2019-08-14

West reluctant to criticize China over Hong Kong stance Clashes in Hong Kong have grown more violent and Beijing has ramped up its intimidation tactics as protests enter their 11th week. But so far, the West has shied away from openly chiding China....
08:34, 2019-08-15

'A cop said I was famous': China accuses foreigners in Hong Kong of being 'agents' Chinese state media and pro-Beijing lawmakers post images of westerners to stoke suspicions of ‘external forces’ Westerners living in Hong Kong are being targeted online by China’s state-owned media and local pro-Beijing politicians who have accused them of stoking demonstrations that have now run i...
18:00, 2019-07-31

China Is Playing a Cautious Waiting Game in Hong Kong Hong Kong’s protests continue. The unrest began in response to a proposed law that would allow Hong Kong to extradite its citizens to face prosecution in mainland China’s court system, a plan that stoked fears China could use the law to seize political dissidents and journalists deemed i...
22:00, 2019-09-05

China Hints at Use of Force in Hong Kong and Says U.S. Is Undermining Stability In a new defense strategy, Beijing warned against efforts to divide the country, citing protests in Hong Kong and support for independence for Taiwan, which Beijing claims as its own....
09:51, 2019-07-24

Hong Kong marks handover to China with ceremony and protests The Hong Kong government has marked the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, as police faced off with protesters outside the venue...
05:17, 2019-07-01

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....
01:51, 2019-08-18

Hong Kong Craves Autonomy as China Demands Loyalty Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power to choose their top leader, neither as part of China since 1997 nor as an outpost of the British Empire for 156 years before that. In 2014, the prospe...
03:51, 2019-06-10

China tells U.S. to remove 'black hands' from Hong Kong China said on Tuesday that U.S. officials were behind violent chaos in Hong Kong and warned against interference, following a series of protests in the city, including bloody clashes on the weekend....
12:51, 2019-07-23

Hong Kong Leader Says China Extradition Bill "Dead" Hong Kong's embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday announced a widely loathed China extradition law that has sparked unprecedented political unrest "is dead" -- but she stopped short of demands to......
11:51, 2019-07-09

China criticizes Britain for 'shameless' comments on Hong Kong China on Wednesday denounced British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt as "shameless", saying it had made a diplomatic complaint to London after he warned of consequences if China neglected commitments made when it took back Hong Kong in 1997....
14:51, 2019-07-03

Hong Kong prepares for more protests on anniversary of handover to China A protest march has been called for Monday, the third in three weeks, this one on the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China on July 1, 1997....
20:00, 2019-06-30

China Accuses Trump Of "Gross Interference" Over Hong Kong China on Tuesday rebuked Donald Trump for "gross interference" in Hong Kong's affairs after the US president said protesters who stormed the city's legislature wanted democracy for the financial hub....
21:00, 2019-07-02

Donald Trump Says It's Up To China To Deal With Hong Kong "Riots" U.S. President Donald Trump has described protests in Hong Kong as "riots" that China will have to deal with itself, signalling a hands-off approach to the biggest political crisis gripping the former......
18:51, 2019-08-02

Top China envoy: US ‘fanning flames’ of Hong Kong protests China’s top diplomat is accusing the U.S. and other unidentified Western nations of “fanning the flames” of street protests in Hong Kong targeting Beijing and Hong Kong’s leadership...
06:17, 2019-08-02

China Condemns "Terrorist-Like Actions" Of Hong Kong Protesters China reacted furiously Wednesday to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong Kong's airport that turned violent....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Sieren's China: Hong Kong is losing room to maneuver There is no doubt that Hong Kong belongs to China. But DW's Frank Sieren does not believe fugitives on the island should be extradited to the mainland, where they would be subject to a problematic legal system....
05:00, 2019-06-14

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent demonstrations drew international condemnation....
11:17, 2019-06-14

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition continued to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China. International concerns have also been expressed....
07:34, 2019-06-13

Rotated China troops 'will defend Hong Kong prosperity' China rotated troops in its People's Liberation Army garrison in Hong Kong on Thursday, days before protesters planned to hold a march calling for full democracy for the Chinese-ruled city after three months of sometimes violent demonstrations....
13:34, 2019-08-29

A military crackdown in Hong Kong would backfire on China's economy The idea of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on the streets of Hong Kong seemed unthinkable just a few weeks ago. Now it is being considered a possibility....
15:51, 2019-08-07

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 in Hong Kong and resell them across the border....
21:51, 2019-07-13

China reiterates support for Hong Kong government on extradition law China's central government firmly supports the Hong Kong government in passing an extradition law allowing people to be sent to mainland China for trial, the foreign ministry reiterated on Wednesday....
15:17, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong is in danger. China’s promise of democracy was a lie | Anonymous The extradition bill would bulldoze our legal system and hurt our economy. As a former lawyer, I’m protesting to save themThe ninth of June 2019 was a Sunday. Any other Sunday in summer at Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, old men and women would do their usual walkabouts and maids would gather, spread out g...
19:51, 2019-06-13

Valuations in China and Hong Kong look 'fairly decent': Investor Binay Chandgothia of Principal Global Investors says he would start looking to add exposure to stocks in Hong Kong and China as they sell off more. He says the markets could fall up to 10 percent further in the worst case....
11:51, 2019-06-13

China Expresses "Strong Dissatisfaction" With G7 Statement On Hong Kong Beijing on Tuesday voiced "strong dissatisfaction" with a joint statement from the G7 leaders which backed Hong Kong's autonomy and called for calm after months of civil unrest....
18:34, 2019-08-27

UK Consulate Staffer Returns To Hong Kong After China Detention A British consulate employee detained in China has returned to Hong Kong, his family said Saturday, ending a two-week ordeal during which Beijing's state media smeared him with lurid allegations....
21:17, 2019-08-24

US, China Exchange War Of Words Over Pro-Democracy Protests In Hong Kong The United States and China have stepped up an increasingly harsh war of words over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing seeks to push its accusations that the mass demonstrations are being......
16:17, 2019-08-10

China FM: Protests are Hong Kong's worst crisis since 1997 Hong Kong's ongoing protests are the city's biggest crisis in more than two decades of Chinese rule, a top Beijing official said Tuesday, following a weekend of violent clashes between protesters and police....
12:00, 2019-08-28

China waits out Hong Kong protests, but backlash looms China’s international image has suffered from its mass incarceration of members of its Uighur Muslim minority and aggressive moves in the foreign policy sphere....
11:00, 2019-08-10

'China is in uncharted territory with Hong Kong protests': Ai Weiwei Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has told DW that Beijing could "crush" Hong Kong protesters anytime. The two sides have reached a deadlock in the conflict, he said....
18:34, 2019-08-07

China blames US for backing Hong Kong 'violent separatists' The US should stop sending the wrong signals to "violent" protesters in Hong Kong, China has warned. Washington has raised a travel warning as further demonstrations are planned....
14:51, 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protests approach border of mainland China Thousands protested in a mainland China border town Saturday against China traders, riding on the momentum of weeks of extradition bill protests in Hong Kong....
21:00, 2019-07-13

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspended bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China....
15:00, 2019-06-29

Hong Kong Exchange's Salesman in Chief Confronts China Challenge Charles Li, the head of Hong Kong’s stock exchange, has built his career and company’s success on China. Now that could prove to be his biggest challenge....
19:17, 2019-09-12

China Hardens Line on Hong Kong Protests, Hinting It Could Intervene China’s government signaled its fraying patience with protesters in Hong Kong after they stormed the city’s legislature, calling the violent turn a direct challenge to Beijing’s authority and suggesting it would have to be answered....
22:51, 2019-07-02

China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle. Beijing wants global companies to back its power over the city, even as their workers join protests calling for greater say in the fate of their home....
20:51, 2019-08-18

UK consulate worker detained in China is freed in Hong Kong, says family Simon Cheng is back in Hong Kong, say relatives and friends, after weeks of detention in mainland ChinaA staff member at the British consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in mainland China has been released, his family said on Saturday, ending an ordeal that lasted more than two weeks.“Simon [Chen...
07:17, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protests met with tear gas; China frees UK mission staffer Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as China freed a British consulate worker whose detention had fueled tensions....
19:17, 2019-08-24

U.K. consular official in Hong Kong disappears while returning from mainland China Simon Cheng, a 28-year-old trade and investment officer at the British consulate, vanished Aug. 8 as he tried to pass through Chinese immigration, his girlfriend told local media. The disappearance threatens to further strain China’s already tense relations with the West....
10:17, 2019-08-20

The man taking on Hong Kong from deep inside China's propaganda machine The editor of one of China's most outspoken state media outlets has doubled down on accusations that the United States is instigating a revolution in Hong Kong, as increasingly violent protests enter their eleventh weekend....
04:34, 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protests kick off amid China army concerns Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong to demand expanded democratic rights and autonomy from mainland China. Some are worried that police might use violence to crack down on the march — or even bring in the military....
12:17, 2019-08-03

UK's Hong Kong Mission Worker Detained In China Over Prostitution: Report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
03:17, 2019-08-23

US Calls China "Thuggish Regime" For Singling Out Diplomat In Hong Kong A U.S. State Department spokeswoman on Thursday called China a "thuggish regime" for disclosing the photographs and personal details of a U.S. diplomat who met with student leaders of Hong Kong's......
14:17, 2019-08-09

Foreign Agents and Terrorists: How China Is Framing Hong Kong’s Protests For more than two months, antigovernment protests have gripped Hong Kong, with anger rising over China’s growing influence. Here are tactics the Chinese government is using to frame the narrative....
07:51, 2019-08-20

Protests escalate as Hong Kong marks anniversary of handover to China Combative protesters and marchers oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.        ...
11:00, 2019-07-01

Facebook and Twitter: It Sure Looks Like China's Spreading Bullshit About Hong Kong Protesters Social media giants Facebook and Twitter this week disclosed their responses to what they characterized as coordinated disinformation campaigns originating in China—specifically tied to pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong—that they believe may be linked to the Chinese government.Read more......
07:17, 2019-08-20

Twitter is displaying China-made ads attacking Hong Kong protesters Twitter is finding itself at the heart of a heated political battle. Pinboard and other users have observed Twitter running ads from China's state-backed media outlet Xinhua attacking the Hong Kong protesters opposed to both a (since-suspended) extr......
10:00, 2019-08-19

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
23:34, 2019-06-12

China is paying Twitter to publish propaganda against Hong Kong protesters Twitter has caught itself in a propaganda war after it was found running ads from China’s state-backed media outlet Xinhua attacking the Hong Kong protesters. The promoted tweets (aka ads) — which were captured on social bookmarking site Pinboard — talk about how the escalating violence in the terri...
13:34, 2019-08-19

China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests China doubled down on its support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday after days of protests in the Chinese-ruled city over a planned extradition bill, and a source close to Lam said Beijing was unlikely to let her go even if she tried to resign....
14:17, 2019-06-17

China accuses Britain of intervening in its 'internal affairs' in Hong Kong The diplomatic spat between China and the United Kingdom spilled into the open this week, after Beijing criticized the British government for "gross interference" in the Hong Kong protests....
12:00, 2019-07-04

China won't allow Hong Kong leader to step down despite mass unrest: HK official Beijing won't let Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, step down even if she wanted to, a senior city government official close to her said on Monday, adding that a divisive extradition law she delayed on the weekend was effectively withdrawn....
14:17, 2019-06-17

China backs Hong Kong chief, slams protesters for violence China’s government has backed Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s embattled administration, saying the occupation and vandalizing of the city’s legislature by pro-democracy protesters were “serious illegal acts” that endangered the social order....
17:00, 2019-07-02

| Hong Kong braces for mass rally on China handover anniversary Hong Kong braced for another mass rally Monday as the city marks the anniversary of its handover to China, with attendance at an annual pro-democracy march likely to be bolstered by huge recent anti-government protests....
00:51, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong police, protesters clash on anniversary of handover to China The group of mostly young protesters had planned to disrupt a ceremony marking the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from the British to the Chinese....
05:17, 2019-07-01

China Condemns Hong Kong Protests As "Undisguised Challenge" To Its Rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of......
21:00, 2019-07-02

Not Discussed Resigning With China, Says Hong Kong Leader Amid Protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a voice recording of......
08:51, 2019-09-03

UK: Hong Kong staff member missing after visiting China's Shenzhen A Hong Kong British consulate employee remains missing after a trip to mainland China, according to Britain’s Foreign Office. It says it’s "extremely concerned" and is seeking information from China’s Guangdong province....
15:17, 2019-08-20