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Dueling protests rattle Hong Kong in 10th week of unrest

Weeks of political unrest roiling the streets of Hong Kong reached across the globe to New York Saturday, with hundreds of demonstrators filling Lower Manhattan. As crowds of pro-democracy protesters ...

Dueling protests rattle Hong Kong in 10th week of unrest

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Protesters clash with police, chant 'liberate Hong Kong' as unrest continues for 10th week Hong Kong police fired tear gas and charged with batons, marking a shift in tactics during a tenth straight weekend of unrest in the former British colony where many are chafing at Chinese rule....
10:39 2019-08-12

Hong Kong hit by more violence as protests enter 10th week Police fire teargas and beat demonstrators during fierce clashes across cityHong Kong has once more descended into violence, with police firing teargas at protesters across the city as mass demonstrations calling for democracy entered their 10th consecutive week.Clashes with police were particularly...
06:00 2019-08-12

Hong Kong enters 15th week of mass protests as unrest continues Pro-democracy demonstrators clash with Beijing supporters as riot police subdue protestersRival groups of demonstrators clashed in Hong Kong and police made arrests in another weekend of mass protests after months of political unrest.Dozens of pro-Beijing protesters waved Chinese flags and chanted “...
20:39 2019-09-14

Hong Kong protests, Beijing's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through the business community, which worries about the impact on the city's status as a financial hub....
07:52 2019-07-03

Hong Kong protests and China's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through the business community, which worries about the impact on the city's status as a financial hub....
11:39 2019-07-03

Hong Kong airport sit-in continues in 10th weekend of protests Thousands of demonstrators on Saturday continued what is intended to be a peaceful three-day sit-in at Hong Kong's international airport -- the 10th straight weekend of protests across the financial hub....
16:00 2019-08-10

Hong Kong braces for airport protests after overnight unrest Hong Kong authorities are limiting airport transport services and controlling access to terminals as they brace for a second weekend of disruption following overnight demonstrations that turned violent...
06:52 2019-09-07

Hong Kong protests: China blames 'black hands' of US for unrest Foreign affairs ministry and state media accuse US of seeking to bring down the region Beijing has blamed political unrest in Hong Kong on “black hands” from the US, advising America to remember that “Hong Kong is China’s Hong Kong”.“We can see that US officials are behind such incidents. Can US off...
08:13 2019-07-24

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests mark 10th weekend with violence, tear gas Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters hit the streets for the tenth weekend in a row. Demonstrators used fire extinguishers and a water hose against riot police who fired tear gas into the train station in Kwai Fong and some accused plainclothes officers of disguising as protesters to make arrests. &#...
00:26 2019-08-13

More protests as U.S. raises Hong Kong travel warning amid growing unrest The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging travelers to exercise increased caution in the Chinese territory due to what it described as civil unrest after months of sometimes violent street protests....
08:39 2019-08-08

More protests as US raises Hong Kong travel warning amid growing unrest The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging travelers to exercise increased caution in the Chinese territory due to what it termed civil unrest after months of sometimes violent street protests....
16:39 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protests: China military breaks silence to warn unrest should not be tolerated Chinese military garrison chief in Hong Kong says army is determined to protect China’s sovereignty, stoking fears of interventionThe head of the Chinese army in Hong Kong has spoken on the protests for the first time, saying the unrest has “seriously threatened the life and safety” of the people an...
08:39 2019-08-01

Uncertainty looms as Hong Kong protests drag into a new week About 2,000 protesters gathered outside the Hong Kong legislature on Monday, demanding to speak directly to the city's top official Carrie Lam, as protests entered a second straight week....
15:52 2019-06-17

Violence spreads as Hong Kong protests enter 16th week There were more scenes of violence and destruction across Hong Kong over the weekend as protesters targeted subway stations and shopping malls in an apparent escalation as the city enters its sixteenth consecutive week of unrest....
20:13 2019-09-23

Violence and chaos spreads through Hong Kong as protests enter 16th week There were more scenes of violence and destruction across Hong Kong over the weekend as protesters targeted subway stations and shopping malls in an apparent escalation as the city enters its sixteenth consecutive week of unrest....
06:13 2019-09-23

A Narwhal-Beluga Hybrid, Hong Kong Protests, and Jean-Luc Picard: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Another week, another crisis—The U.S. is reportedly launching cyberattacks on assets tied to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, including a group of hackers believed to spy on ships passing through the Gulf of Oman and on computer-controlled rocket and missile launchers, in retaliation for a series ...
05:26 2019-06-24

Hong Kong protests: Chinese flag desecrated as riot police fire tear gas in 16th straight week of demonstrations Police have fired tear gas at brick-throwing protesters in Hong Kong as other activists desecrated a Chinese flag on the 16th straight weekend of anti-government protests....
13:26 2019-09-23

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
23:00 2019-06-09

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....
12:26 2019-06-29

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a temporary respite, says DW's Philipp Bilsky....
18:13 2019-06-15

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers: Lam, not Xi, to blame for unrest Hong Kong's progressive lawmakers say they are seeking reform within the policy of "one country, two systems" that binds their city-state to mainland China....
15:26 2019-08-16

How we got here: Hong Kong's fiery 13th weekend of unrest 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. For only the second time this summer, police rolled out a water cannon -- this time shooting a few jets of blue dye....
03:52 2019-09-01

Despite unrest, Hong Kong has its role as bridge between China and world With 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, say experts and business leaders....
08:13 2019-08-15

Hong Kong Unrest Persists With Violence Between Protesters, Police Protesters threw petrol bombs and police fired tear gas and made several arrests during a march in Hong Kong, presenting a big challenge to the city’s leaders ahead of China’s upcoming 70th anniversary....
00:26 2019-09-22

What Hong Kong's unrest means for Asia's largest financial hub Hong Kong has witnessed clashes between police and young people since April, after the city attempted to amend extradition laws to allow criminal suspects to be tried in mainland China....
19:39 2019-08-07

How Hong Kong’s Sky-High Home Prices Feed the Unrest Hong Kong’s protests aren’t just about freedom and democracy. Widening inequality has long contributed to tension in the city, and nothing exemplifies the divide between the haves and have-nots better than the sky-high cost of residential property. Developers, mostly owned by local billionaire famil...
11:39 2019-09-09

Tiffany sales hurt by Hong Kong political unrest Political unrest in Hong Kong is hurting sales of Tiffany & Co.’s pricey baubles, the luxury jeweler said Wednesday. The retailer, known for its Robin’s egg blue boxes, recently lost six sales days in Hong Kong — its fourth-largest market — due to political protests that have overtaken the Chi...
09:39 2019-08-29

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel calls for peaceful solution to unrest The German chancellor is seeking an end to the unrest in Hong Kong through amicable talks. She says the constitution, protecting residents' freedoms, must be at the heart of any dialogue....
05:00 2019-08-15

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....
01:00 2019-08-15

Protesters Face Off With Police at Hong Kong Malls as Unrest Persists A peaceful rally at a major suburban shopping mall turned into a battle scene Sunday, after riot police showed up and protesters built barricades and lighted fires....
02:39 2019-09-23

Offer My Most Sincere Apology: Hong Kong Leader After Political Unrest Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised Tuesday for the political unrest that has shaken Hong Kong, but the pro-Beijing chief executive refused to cave in to demands for her resignation....
20:39 2019-06-18

Stocks Fall as Hong Kong Unrest Fuels Investors' Concerns Equities dropped around the world as protests in Hong Kong, a political shake-up in Argentina and trade tensions added to investors’ concerns about the global economy....
13:39 2019-08-13

Hong Kong’s Leader Sticks to Her Plan to End the Unrest, Despite Its Poor Reception Hong Kong’s embattled top official, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, has stuck to her approach to ending Hong Kong’s political crisis, despite the poor reception shown to her announcement yesterday that she was formally withdrawing a divisive extradition bill. Appearing stiff and formal at a ...
08:26 2019-09-05

Hong Kong's unrest could present a long-term opportunity: Citi Roger Bacon of Citi Private Bank discusses the impact of the protests in Hong Kong on financial assets. He also says it's too early to tell if there are opportunities in the real estate market....
17:26 2019-08-16

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....
03:52 2019-07-04

Australia sees rush of Hong Kong millionaires amid unrest Australia is seeing an increase in interest in its millionaires-only visa program from wealthy Hong Kong residents who are eyeing a safety net amid political turmoil in the Chinese-ruled territory, migration lawyers told Reuters....
12:13 2019-08-22

Hong Kong protests gear up for a 13th weekend of protests Thousands of Hong Kongers took to the streets Saturday for a series of wildcat protests as police locked down and barricaded major streets around the Chinese government's offices in the city....
10:13 2019-08-31

Hong Kong airport occupied by protesters as demonstrations enter 10th weekend Hundreds of pro-democracy activists began on Friday what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series of demonstrations marking the 10th straight weekend of protests across the Asian financial hub....
22:52 2019-08-09

Hong Kong police attack protesters with tear gas amid political unrest The sharp escalation in law enforcement tactics came on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China — a city holiday — and reflected mounting frustration with city leader Carrie Lam....
00:39 2019-07-02

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....
18:52 2019-09-03

Fitch cuts Hong Kong's credit rating amid unrest in the city A now withdrawn extradition bill has sparked protests that have occasionally degenerated into violence, creating Hong Kong's worst social unrest in decades and hurting the city's economy....
09:13 2019-09-06

Riot police fire teargas at Hong Kong protesters as unrest escalates Police condemn ‘radical’ protesters using petrol bombs and vow to restore order across cityHong Kong riot police have fired teargas, sponge rounds and arrested a number of protesters as peaceful demonstrations in several districts turned ugly at the end of the 15th week of unrest in the city’s drawn...
22:26 2019-09-21

Hong Kong protesters hurl petrol bombs in latest wave of unrest HONG KONG – Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters throwing petrol bombs at government buildings on Sunday, as months of sometimes violent demonstrations showed no sign of letting up. Some protesters threw bricks at police outside the Chinese People’...
21:00 2019-09-16

Hong Kong’s Summer of Unrest Has Been Drawing Inspiration From Ukraine’s Winter on Fire Just outside a Hong Kong subway station, dozens are gathered around a projector screen, transfixed. They watch footage of riot police advancing towards protestors. After 16 weeks of protests, many in the audience know this type of scene well. They are gathered — along with people at about a do...
09:52 2019-09-24

Hong Kong Unrest Leads to Cancellation of Horse Races at Iconic Track The popular horse races — which draw a mix of Cantonese bettors and beer-swilling expats — had until now been largely unhurt by the unrest roiling the city....
12:26 2019-09-18

Hong Kong's gold market is losing shine amid the political unrest Long-running and sometimes violent street protests in Hong Kong are helping tarnish its luster as the main physical gateway of gold to China, the world's top bullion buyer....
05:13 2019-09-13

Trump seeks meeting with Xi Jinping amid Hong Kong and market unrest President Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to request a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid growing unrest in Hong Kong. “I know President Xi of China very well,” the president tweeted. “He is a great leader who very much has the respect of his people. He is also a good man ...
07:00 2019-08-15

Cathay Pacific C.E.O.’s Resignation Shows China’s Looming Power Over Hong Kong Unrest The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s influence over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
01:52 2019-08-17

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to amend the city’s extradition law that would allow the transfer of suspects to mainland China. The bipartisan Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy A...
06:13 2019-06-14

Hong Kong’s Leader Is to Withdraw the Extradition Bill That Sparked Weeks of Unrest, Reports Say The embattled leader of Hong Kong, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, is to formally withdraw a divisive bill that has caused 13 weeks of unrest, according to a local media report. Citing unnamed sources, the South China Morning Post said Wednesday that Lam was set to scrap proposed legislation that would ...
12:13 2019-09-04

Hong Kong Leader Formally Withdraws the Extradition Bill That Sparked Weeks of Unrest The embattled leader of Hong Kong, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, has formally withdrawn a divisive bill that sparked the worst political crisis the Chinese enclave has seen in decades. The move satisfies one the protesters’ key demands. But critics say the concession is unlikely to bring an end ...
15:00 2019-09-04

Resolving trade war and Hong Kong unrest more important to China than saving 'face,' StanChart says China's priorities right now are to resolve its trade dispute with the U.S. and settle the civil unrest in Hong Kong, said Becky Liu, head of China macro strategy at Standard Chartered Bank....
13:52 2019-08-30

State Dept. 'deeply concerned' by China threats as unrest in Hong Kong grows Bipartisan U.S. concern over the discord in Hong Kong is growing, as the State Department on Wednesday issued a travel warning for the region and expressed support for pro-democracy demonstrators there.The bipartisan leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday condemned Chinese autho...
23:26 2019-08-14

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov Links DDoS Cyber-Attack to Hong Kong Unrest, China Telegram suffered a major cyber-attack that appeared to originate from China, the company's CEO said Thursday, linking it to the ongoing political unrest in Hong Kong....
12:52 2019-06-13

Hong Kong police deploy water cannons amid clashes with protesters in 15th consecutive weekend of unrest The streets of downtown Hong Kong turned into the site of clashes between protesters and police on Sunday as the political turmoil continues in the global financial center for a 15th straight weekend....
19:39 2019-09-15

Taiwan Denies Stoking Hong Kong Unrest and Blasts Communist Party for Refusing to Meet Protesters’ Demands (Bloomberg) — Taiwan denied interfering in Hong Kong’s affairs to support protesters, rejecting such claims by Beijing as “talking nonsense.” The Taipei-based Mainland Affairs Council said in a statement Sunday that unrest in the former British colony stemmed from the Communi...
13:13 2019-09-02

What Happens Next in the Hong Kong Protests Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong rolled into their 11th week, but things took a dramatic turn after protestors decided to occupy Hong Kong’s airport earlier in the week, escalating matters considerably. Why It Matters: To recap, the initial round of Hong Kong protests were kicked off by the...
21:00 2019-08-16

Protests Over Incinerator Rattle Officials in Chinese City Riot police were deployed in the city of Wuhan after days of street protests. But officials are also promising that residents’ concerns will be heard....
20:26 2019-07-05

The Hong Kong Protests, Explained The Hong Kong protests arose out of a seemingly-innocuous bill, exposing longstanding tensions between residents of the quasi-independent city and Beijing....
04:13 2019-08-15

Hong Kong Protests: Why It's a "BUY" Signal Protests in Hong Kong have now entered their 2nd month. The mainstream investment world is worried. Is it time to sell the Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite? For a different take, watch this Bloomberg TV interview with our Asian-Pacific Opportunities Expert....
02:26 2019-08-27

Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march scheduled to take place Saturday in one of the world's most densely populated areas....
06:26 2019-08-03

Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
15:26 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences have caused tensions in many Hong Kong families. Chermaine Lee reports....
14:39 2019-06-28

Hong Kong protests halted in memory of 9/11 Hong Kong has been rocked by months of sometimes violent unrest, prompted by anger over planned legislation to allow extraditions to China, but broadening into calls for democracy and for Communist rulers in Beijing to leave the city alone....
13:39 2019-09-11

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continue to "resist and fight back" against Chinese encroachment....
09:00 2019-06-17

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

Hong Kong protests are smaller but uglier Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests....
06:26 2019-09-17

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition bill has been widely shared on social media platforms....
23:13 2019-06-19

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's Conflict Zone meets Ronny Tong, an adviser to Lam....
16:52 2019-07-11

Protests Take a Toll on Hong Kong's Economy A worsening spiral of violence and demonstrations—Hong Kong’s worst social and political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997—is denting the city’s economic growth, business sentiment and financial markets....
21:00 2019-07-31

The Hong Kong Extradition Protests in Pictures Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
13:52 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protests take violent turn Police drew their guns as protesters threw bricks and petrol bombs during one of the most violent nights Hong Kong has seen over 12 consecutive weekends of protests....
06:13 2019-08-26

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....
02:13 2019-08-01

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn toward China-style surveillance....
07:26 2019-08-01

Are Hong Kong protests a warning for Taiwan? One of the largest social movements in Hong Kong's history has also fueled more anti-Beijing sentiment in Taiwan. Do the protests serve as a warning for Taipei as it considers the future of relations with mainland China?...
17:13 2019-07-23

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?...
16:52 2019-06-13

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked the city for months -- including invoking a colonial-era law that grants her broad powers similar to martial law. The last time it was used, in 1967, t...
17:52 2019-08-30

Hong Kong tollbooths vandalized during protests A small group of what appeared to be protesters on Sunday vandalized a toll station at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel in Kowloon in Hong Kong. (Aug. 26)        ...
23:39 2019-08-26

What the Hong Kong protests could mean for NYC real estate Dolly Lenz, number one U.S. broker by dollar amount in sales, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how New York real estate could benefit from the ongoing conflict in Hong Kong....
08:26 2019-09-02

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for more potential trouble this weekend....
22:00 2019-07-05

'Mom Says Come Home': Hong Kong Protests Divide Families Public unrest over China’s authority is taking a personal toll, worrying parents of the young protesters who are propelling the opposition movement and causing turmoil between generations....
13:26 2019-09-03

Hong Kong police use tear gas to try to disperse protests Hong Kong police used tear gas on Saturday to try to disperse anti-government protests on the eastern side of the Kowloon peninsula, across the harbor from Hong Kong island....
15:39 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protests: What graffiti in the parliament conveys On Monday night, Hong Kong protesters broke into their parliamentary building, occupying the main chamber of the Legislative Council and vandalizing property. As the protesters entered the building, police initially retreated to avoid confrontation and give the demonstrators the run of the building....
21:26 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protests: The police lost the battle, but the war's not over Even as we put on our gas masks and walked towards the throng of "black shirts", the youths who are the driving force behind this anti-government protest movement in Hong Kong, I knew this was going to be a hectic day....
06:52 2019-08-06

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......
14:39 2019-07-22

'They are fighting for nothing': the view on Hong Kong protests from Shenzhen Armed troops are barracked in a stadium in Shenzhen, where citizens seem to back themThere was an uneasy sense of calm on Sunday in Shenzhen, the Chinese city on the other side of the bay from Hong Kong where hundreds of troops from the People’s Armed Police [PAP] have been deployed in a show of for...
02:26 2019-08-19

| 148 arrested in Hong Kong during Monday's protests - police Hong Kong police say 148 people were arrested during running battles with protesters the day before, the largest daily toll since huge pro-democracy protests kicked off two months ago....
21:52 2019-08-06

Christian hymn becomes unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests HONG KONG — The Christian hymn “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord” has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong’s protests against an extradition bill that have drawn millions of people onto the streets. Protests around the world often develop their own soundtrack, usually songs with lyrics of defiance...
21:13 2019-06-18

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off: QuickTake Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked the city for months -- including invoking a colonial-era law that grants her broad powers similar to martial law. The last time it was used, in 1967, t...
15:00 2019-08-30

Hong Kong's protests present a 'serious challenge': MTR chief Jacob Kam of MTR says the company respects the Hong Kong protesters' rights and freedom to express their views, but hopes they won't disrupt the freedom of travel for the others....
09:13 2019-08-09

Here's how NYC real estate could benefit from Hong Kong protests Dolly Lenz, number one U.S. broker by dollar amount in sales, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how New York real estate could benefit from the ongoing conflict in Hong Kong....
01:00 2019-08-31

'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...
07:39 2019-06-30

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong’s Protests While the battle lines seem clearly drawn, views are often less absolute and loyalties not so predictable. On Australian campuses, this uncertainty is producing a deepening anxiety....
10:39 2019-09-16

Violent protests broke out in Hong Kong — Here's what happened Large crowds of protesters gathered around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed a debate on a legal change that's been condemned by hundreds of thousands in the city. The protesters are vowing to stop a government plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, but the heart of the demons...
03:26 2019-06-13

Fitch Downgrades Hong Kong After Months of Protests Fitch Ratings downgraded Hong Kong, saying months of unrest were testing the city’s relationship with mainland China and had dented its reputation as a well-governed, stable place to do business....
17:00 2019-09-06

Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining departing flights for the second day after protesters took over the terminals.        ...
19:26 2019-08-13

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify Hong Kong Protests Protesters in gas masks flooding the streets of Hong Kong might hope U.S. President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure against the former British colony’s China-backed leadership. Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow...
19:00 2019-06-13

Hong Kong readies for more protests on handover anniversary HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of protests on the anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China. The large crowd filled a park in front of the legislature Sunday and chan...
14:13 2019-06-30

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....
13:52 2019-08-16

Hong Kong braces for more protests on handover anniversary More than 50,000 people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of protests on the anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China...
17:39 2019-06-30

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong amid protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests and led to the temporary closure of its international airport. Here's what that means for visitors to one of Asia's most popular destinations....
07:39 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Protests: Another Weekend of Demonstrations Begins A peaceful rally led by teachers began a weekend of planned protests, days after demonstrators and the police were both criticized for escalating violence....
09:26 2019-08-17

How house prices are linked to Hong Kong's protests One of the big things behind the protests in Hong Kong is the "terrible affordability" of housing in the city, which is upsetting young people and the middle-income population, says Peter Churchouse of Portwood Capital....
12:00 2019-07-23

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....
17:13 2019-08-04

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....
11:26 2019-09-10

The Peacemaker at the Center of Hong Kong’s Turbulent Protests Roy Kwong, a 36-year-old legislator, has emerged as a hero for the city’s youth and a leading voice for moderation during the political crisis there....
22:26 2019-07-04

More protests in Hong Kong after dismissal of controversial bill Two days after Hong Kong's government officially withdrew a controversial extradition bill that was at the center of numerous mass demonstrations this year, protesters again rallied in the streets Friday....
07:39 2019-09-07

Chinese gov't concerned for growing Hong Kong protests China's top political liaison to Hong Kong warned Wednesday the island territory faces its most serious threat since it returned to Beijing's control 22 years ago, over the outcry related to a proposed extradition bill....
22:39 2019-08-07

Organizers postpone Hong Kong WTA event due to protests Local organizers and the Women's Tennis Association say the Hong Kong Open has been postponed indefinitely because of widespread protests in the region        ...
18:26 2019-09-13

Hong Kong's police describe their side of the protests On Thursday, more than two months into the worst unrest this city has seen in decades, senior police officers invited a group of journalists to the towering police headquarters in Hong Kong's Wan Chai district. In the first face-to-face background briefing of its kind with reporters, commanders spok...
20:13 2019-08-16

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....
01:26 2019-09-11

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades....
11:00 2019-06-15

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his arms were red from an allergic reaction after he was...
15:00 2019-06-14

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests Scuffles broke out on Sunday between protesters and police officers in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong, one day after similar clashes at another protest....
14:00 2019-07-14

Twitter, Facebook Act Against Disinformation on Hong Kong Protests Twitter took down more than 900 accounts that it said were part of a Chinese government campaign to discredit protesters in Hong Kong by spreading misinformation....
04:26 2019-08-20

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
11:52 2019-06-14

Chinese army condemns Hong Kong protests China's military chief in Hong Kong condemned ongoing protests on the island, stating in his first public comments on the months of unrest that they threaten the life and safety of the people....
10:00 2019-08-01

Hong Kong protests: Police in no mood for compromise now The Hong Kong police have been slammed by the protest groups for being too violent and then criticised from above for being too weak; in the last 24 hours they have clearly decided that they aren't going to be seen as weak anymore....
05:39 2019-08-12

Hong Kong airport cancels flights due to protests A protest at the arrivals terminal of Hong Kong's airport has prompted authorities to cancel all flights for the remainder of the day. Protesters rallied against police brutality after another weekend of demonstrations....
12:26 2019-08-12

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and urging the Australian government to condemn the proposed new law....
13:39 2019-06-09

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify the Hong Kong Protests Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow that would undermine confidence in the Asian financial hub. ...
23:13 2019-06-13

After weekend of violence Hong Kong braces for more protests The increasingly violent protests since June have emerged as Hong Kong's most serious crisis in decades and become one of the biggest challenges to Chinese leader Xi Jinping since he took power in 2012....
06:52 2019-08-12

Q&A: Why bill proposed in Hong Kong set off huge protests Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters Wednesday, delaying a debate over a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China....
10:13 2019-06-12

Hong Kong on alert for planned airport protests Hong Kong protesters have said they will disrupt transport to the city's airport following another night of demonstrations and clashes with police. City authorities responded by limiting access to airport transportation....
08:26 2019-09-07

Meet the Students Fueling Hong Kong’s Protests: ‘We May Die’ Antigovernment protests have raged all summer, aided by student activists. How will they be heard after they go back to school? Here’s what they told us....
12:39 2019-08-22

School's Out for Prolonged Summer of Hong Kong Protests Government authorities had hoped that the unrest and upheaval of the past few months would recede after youthful protesters returned to school on Monday. Thousands of students proved them wrong by boycotting class....
17:26 2019-09-02

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....
22:39 2019-06-17

FBI to assist in Portland as city braces for dueling Antifa, right-wing protests Portland, Ore., is gearing up for a set of dueling rallies this weekend that is expected to bring an informal coalition of right-wing groups-- some of which have been decried as white nationalists and white supremacists-- and so-called anti-fascists, who have violently opposed these right-wing demon...
11:26 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam calls for dialogue with citizens Leader says she hopes calm will now be restored, but protesters dismiss offer as trapHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has said she will “immediately” set up a platform for dialogue with citizens and tackle complaints against the police, after a weekend of peaceful protests that she hoped wo...
13:00 2019-08-20

Hong Kong protests are growing smaller but more violent and ugly Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests....
07:13 2019-09-16

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says protests have hit business like a 'tsunami' Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Friday the business community was very worried about the long-term consequences of protests in the Asian financial hub....
15:39 2019-08-09

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the freedoms of a democracy except the right to choose their leaders. The city’s last British governor, Chris Patten, described it as a place that enjoyed...
16:52 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Suspends Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests Hong Kong’s leader suspended indefinitely an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial center....
15:00 2019-06-15

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's handling of an extradition bill revives other......
09:39 2019-07-14

Mainland Chinese Sneak Into Hong Kong's Protests---to Support the Cause A cohort of mainland Chinese have joined the demonstrations in Hong Kong, taking extraordinary risks to support a society that offers freedoms unavailable back home....
15:39 2019-08-28

Hong Kong leader: We are prepared to ‘stamp out’ violent protests Hong Kong’s chief executive said her government is prepared to use police to “stamp out” violent protests — two days after a weekend of tumultuous demonstrations led to the arrests of 86 people. “If violence continues, the only thing that we should do is to stamp out that vio...
18:52 2019-08-27

Hong Kong Airport Suspends Check-Ins Amid Protests Protesters disrupted operations at the airport for a second day, hours after the city’s leader pleaded for order amid escalating unrest in the Asian financial hub....
12:26 2019-08-13

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the first time, after chaotic protests by tens of thousands of people....
12:52 2019-06-12

U.S. Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Due to ‘Confrontational’ Protests The U.S. raised its travel warning for Hong Kong on Wednesday, advising visitors to exercise increased caution if they plan to visit due to “civil unrest.” The State Department raised its advisory to a level two on a four-point scale, reports Reuters. “Most [of the protests] have b...
09:00 2019-08-08

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....
09:39 2019-08-28

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...
00:26 2019-06-18

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....
17:52 2019-06-14

Alibaba delays Hong Kong listing due to protests: sources Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have shuttered the airport and captivated the world. The Chinese online retailer had been working toward a September listing on the Hong Kong exchange as rec...
12:39 2019-08-16

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....
11:26 2019-07-17

More Hong Kong companies say business impacted by mass protests Conglomerate Swire Pacific became the latest major Hong Kong company to voice concern about the impact of protests in the city on business activity, saying they are having direct and indirect impact on demand on a number of its businesses....
15:00 2019-08-08

Protests, clashes and lack of trust: the new normal for Hong Kong One of the world’s busiest cities has grown unusually quiet as more and more people stay at homeIt was the third night in a row that Biyanca Chu’s neighbourhood, Wong Tai Sin, a working-class residential district in Hong Kong, had been taken over by police and protesters. The ground was littered wit...
06:39 2019-08-11

Hong Kong to Kill Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests In a major concession to protesters, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam plans to withdraw the China extradition bill that sparked months of at times violent street demonstrations....
10:52 2019-09-04

Beijing’s reaction to Hong Kong protests has been muted so far. Will that continue? After suppressing information about the protests earlier this week, China’s state-controlled media started reporting some details on Thursday, though they distorted some facts....
15:13 2019-06-13

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involvement in protests against the city’s government....
13:52 2019-08-16

Hong Kong’s Airport Is Shut Down Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters occupied Hong Kong’s airport on Monday, prompting officials to cancel thousands of flights, causing travel chaos. All departures from Hong Kong International Airport were canceled Monday, and arrivals faced delays — though officials said inbound fl...
23:39 2019-08-12

Hong Kong protests turn to violent clashes in two towns Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters on Saturday after pro-China groups pulled down some of the "Lennon Walls" of anti-government messages posted in the Chinese-ruled city in more than three months of unrest....
17:13 2019-09-21

Activists target airport as Hong Kong braces for more protests Multiple protests are planned for Friday, including a march by accountants to government headquarters and a "Baltic Chain" event where protesters will join hands across different districts in the Chinese territory....
04:00 2019-08-23

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activists and opposition lawmakers....
21:00 2019-06-13

More Hong Kong protests planned as U.S. raises travel warning The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging increased caution by visitors to the Chinese territory in the face of what it described as civil unrest after months of sometimes violent street protests....
11:52 2019-08-08

Telegram hit by massive Chinese cyberattack during Hong Kong protests The app, which says it has 200 million users worldwide, has been widely used in Hong Kong to coordinate demonstrations against a controversial extradition bill....
16:26 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Demonstrators Broaden Agenda as Protests Spread Protests that began six weeks ago as a challenge to Beijing’s growing reach are broadening into a movement pursuing a range of political and social grievances, with demonstrations—and clashes with police—spreading to more parts of the city....
18:52 2019-07-14

After Protests, Hong Kong Suspends Divisive Extradition Bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented......
13:13 2019-06-15

China's defense ministry says Hong Kong protests must respect law China's defense ministry said on Thursday that protests in Hong Kong must respect the law, and that China's military garrison there had the determination to defend the territory....
10:52 2019-08-29

Hong Kong Leader Makes Televised Apology After Protests Hong Kong’s embattled leader signaled that her government is unlikely to resurrect a proposed extradition law, which she suspended following mass protests, in an effort to quell the biggest public unrest in 22 years of Chinese rule....
15:13 2019-06-18

| Hong Kong protests: Flights suspended, tear gas fired All flights in and out of Hong Kong have been cancelled after thousands of pro-democracy protesters flooded the city's airport to denounce police violence....
06:13 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protests: Is the government losing control of law and order? After dozens of protesters were beaten by a mob at a train station, experts are warning that the escalating violence between opposing camps could become an ongoing threat to stability and the rule of law in Hong Kong....
18:26 2019-07-22

Hong Kong: three rallies mark 11th weekend of protests Demonstrators aim to show public support for movement remains strongThousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong, as they sought to show their movement still had public support even after two months of increasingly violent clashes.Protesters, clad in their signature black and holding ...
11:52 2019-08-18

Hong Kong authorities shut government offices due to protests Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
02:39 2019-06-13

Hong Kong airport authority cancels flights over protests All flights not checked in by Monday afternoon have been grounded as rallies continueHong Kong’s airport authority has cancelled departure flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators flooded into one of the world’s busiest air travel hubs holding signs reading “Hong Kong is not safe” and ...
14:39 2019-08-12

Trump says China's Xi has acted responsibly on Hong Kong protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he believed Chinese President Xi Jinping has acted "very responsibly" with the protests in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that could see people from the territory sent to China for trial....
20:52 2019-07-22

Hong Kong restaurant owner strikes to support protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong restaurant owner Kelvin Chung has joined other small businesses in closing their doors to show solidarity with thousands of protesters who besieged the legislature Wednesday. The 30-year-old said he felt obliged to join the strike because he cared about the future of Hong ...
16:52 2019-06-12

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......
14:39 2019-08-12

"Sing Hallelujah To The Lord" An Unlikely Anthem Of Hong Kong Protests The Christian hymn "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong's protests against an extradition bill that have drawn millions of people onto the streets....
14:13 2019-06-19

Hong Kong protests show first chink in armour of Xi Jinping The crisis will provide immediate ammunition for his elite enemies inside China’s Communist partyThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising against chief executive, Carrie Lam, and her campaign to tie the city more closely to China, will be the bureaucrat-turned-politician’s own...
21:39 2019-06-17

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised to not back down, with Joshua Wong telling DW: "Now is the time."...
17:13 2019-06-18

'Sing Hallelujah to the Lord' an unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests The Christian hymn "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong's protests against an extradition bill that have drawn millions of people onto the streets....
13:26 2019-06-18

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....
09:52 2019-08-10

Hong Kong readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes....
11:13 2019-08-19

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The demonstrations persisted into early Tuesday but by midmorning most of the protesters had gone home. A routine meeting of the Executive Council was called ...
05:00 2019-06-18

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....
03:39 2019-08-13

Hong Kong to Pull Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests In a major concession to protesters, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she would withdraw the China extradition bill that sparked unrest in the city....
04:39 2019-09-05

Hong Kong's leader 'sincerely sorry' after record-breaking protests Hong Kong's leader has issued a rare public apology in the wake of repeated record-breaking protests that called for the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill with China....
14:26 2019-06-18

Chinese pop stars back Beijing over Hong Kong protests Patriotic posts have been uploaded from some of the music industry's biggest stars in the region. They are seen as a show of support for China against the demonstrators in Hong Kong....
04:00 2019-08-20

Hong Kong protests turn chaotic but avoid violence Protests turned chaotic Saturday but ultimately ended without violence, as Hong Kong's long summer of discontent continued to simmer for an 11th straight weekend....
03:00 2019-08-18

Hong Kong reassures visitors of safety as protests continue Hong Kong is seeking to reassure visitors to the city after several countries issued travel safety warnings related to ongoing pro-democracy protests...
06:26 2019-08-09

Hong Kong braces for protests as government shuts offices Hong Kong braced for another day of anti-government protests on Thursday after scenes of violence and chaos shook the normally peaceful global trade and finance center a day earlier....
03:26 2019-06-13

'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....
01:13 2019-08-08

Hong Kong's Airport Reopens After Protests But Over 200 Flights Cancelled Hong Kong's airport reopened on Tuesday but its administrator warned that flight movements would still be affected, after China said protests that have swept the city over the past two months had......
10:26 2019-08-13

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

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the city’s leader vowed to push ahead with the bill despite hundreds of thousands of people marching against it....
22:26 2019-06-10

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....
04:52 2019-07-14

Hong Kong protests flare anew after demands unmet More than 1,000 protesters are blocking Hong Kong police headquarters while others take over major streets as the tumult over the city’s future shows no signs of abating...
15:00 2019-06-21

Hong Kong women's tennis event postponed due to protests "Hong Kong\u0027s premier women\u0027s tennis event scheduled for October has been postponed due to the pro-democracy protests, organisers announced on Friday."...
11:39 2019-09-13

YouTube Disables More Than 200 Channels Targetting Hong Kong Protests Google on Thursday said it disabled a series of YouTube channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
08:52 2019-08-23

Hong Kong accountants join protests, but they're 'civilized and calm' Accountants in Hong Kong took to the streets on Friday to call for the government to accept five demands of the people, including the complete withdrawal of a now-suspended extradition bill....
08:52 2019-08-23

Hong Kong protests: police use water cannon on demonstrators Hundreds of thousands had braved rain to stage peaceful march in triad-linked districtHong Kong police have fired teargas and for the first time used a water cannon to disperse protesters as a weekend of violent clashes dashed hopes of a return to peace after a week of relative calm.Hundreds of thou...
21:26 2019-08-25

Hong Kong leader to press on with extradition bill despite protests Hong Kong's chief executive has promised to move forward with a controversial extradition bill that it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
07:52 2019-06-10

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....
18:39 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protests descend into chaos during citywide strike Police fire teargas and rubber bullets in clashes with thousands of demonstratorsHong Kong protesters have clashed with police and fought off a group of men armed with poles as the city’s political unrest continues.A citywide strike accompanied by rallies in seven districts descended into chaos on M...
01:13 2019-08-06

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......
23:00 2019-08-10

EU calls for restraint, dialogue amid Hong Kong protests The European Union on Monday called for restraint and dialogue to find a way forward as hundreds of Hong Kong protesters smashed up the legislature in a direct challenge to China....
17:52 2019-07-01

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as tensions mount Members of China's paramilitary police practiced crowd control in a stadium near Hong Kong as the city prepared for a new wave of protests. Activists hope to regain their stride after violence at Hong Kong airport....
07:52 2019-08-17

Hong Kong descends into chaos as violent protests intensify After two months of demonstrations, Hong Kong ground to a halt Monday during a violence-filled general strike that saw protesters blocking trains during the morning rush hour and more than 200 flights getting canceled when ground workers walked off the job, according to reports. Police fired tear ga...
21:01 2019-08-05

| SEE | 100 days later: How Hong Kong activists sustain protests with creativity With Hong Kong shaken by 100 days of huge pro-democracy protests, activists have adopted a host of creative ways to fuel their movement away from the barricades....
15:52 2019-09-16

Hong Kong protests: police arrest more than 20 after violent clashes Tense standoffs follow peaceful march with police resorting to teargas and pepper spray on third consecutive day of mass protest Demonstrators in Hong Kong have clashed with riot police as the city entered its third consecutive day of mass protests.On Sunday, the police said they had arrested 20 peo...
07:26 2019-08-04

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....
11:26 2019-08-14

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....
01:13 2019-07-03

Britain calls for credible investigation into Hong Kong protests British foreign minister Dominic Raab called on Tuesday for a credible independent investigation into the behavior of the police during the recent protests in its former colony Hong Kong....
16:26 2019-09-03

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....
21:26 2019-07-02

Hong Kong marks handover to China with ceremony and protests HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong government has marked the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, as police faced off with protesters outside the venue. A flag-raising ceremony was held under high security Monday morning with police using riot shields to push back demon...
03:26 2019-07-01

Hong Kong airport cancels flights as protests continue Officials have canceled flights at Hong Kong's airport. The territory's leader says demonstrations could push Hong Kong "down a path of no return" and claimed that protesters had created "a state of panic and chaos."...
20:52 2019-08-13

Arrests made over Hong Kong protests, legislature break-in Police arrested 13 people over the protests on Monday’s anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China, including 1 man accused of crimes related to the break-in and vandalism of the legislature by hundreds of protesters...
05:26 2019-07-04

Hong Kong protests have sparked a new level of Chinese paranoia Up to 2 million people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong to protest in recent weeks. The immediate trigger was an “extradition agreement” that China had demanded the city’s usually complaisant Legislative Council to pass. The agreement would put every Hong Konger who got on the wrong side of th...
23:39 2019-07-06

Police arrest eight as Hong Kong gears up for another weekend of protests Hong Kong police said on Friday they had arrested eight people, with a leading pro-independence figure reportedly among them, after seizing weapons and suspected bomb-making material as the city braces for another weekend of anti-government protests....
05:39 2019-08-02

What Denise Ho, Jackie Chan and Other Celebrities Think About the Hong Kong Protests For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low tolerance for political dissent....
21:52 2019-07-05

Hong Kong protesters set fires in 13th weekend of protests Protesters in Hong Kong have thrown gasoline bombs at government headquarters and set fires in the street, while police fired tear gas and blue-colored water at them in the 13th consecutive weekend of anti-government and anti-police demonstrations...
18:13 2019-08-31

Hong Kong activist seeks U.S. support for pro-democracy protests Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said on Saturday he was seeking the support of U.S. lawmakers for the demands of his fellow protesters who have led months of streets demonstrations, including a call for free elections....
21:52 2019-09-14

Hong Kong Police Make Wave of Arrests After Protests Hong Kong police have arrested and charged a dozen protesters suspected of involvement in antigovernment clashes, as authorities widen a manhunt for others who joined a rampage through the city’s legislature on Monday....
14:13 2019-07-04

Hong Kong Students Go Back to School, but Protests Won't Cool Officials in Hong Kong had hoped that antigovernment demonstrations would recede after youthful protesters returned to school. But thousands of students plan to prove them wrong by boycotting class....
08:00 2019-09-02

Hong Kong prepares for more protests on anniversary of handover to China A protest march has been called for Monday, the third in three weeks, this one on the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China on July 1, 1997....
15:00 2019-06-30

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....
11:52 2019-07-04

Cathay Pacific says has fired two pilots over Hong Kong protests 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....
13:52 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam denies offering to resign Leader says she wants to remain in job, but doesn’t deny authenticity of leaked audio recording saying otherwise as arrests continueHong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam has said that she has never offered to step down, a day after an audio recording emerged of her saying she would quit if she had...
19:52 2019-09-03

Fire and fear: Hong Kong lit by protests after dark – in pictures In a continuation of the waves of demonstrations and sometimes violent clashes between police and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong since 9 June, protesters have blocked the freeway leading to the city’s airport, and the operator of the express train to the airport suspended service. Others prot...
15:52 2019-09-02

Timeline: Key dates for Hong Kong extradition bill and protests Millions of people have taken to the streets in the past three weeks to protest against a proposed extradition bill that has plunged Hong Kong into political crisis and triggered calls for embattled leader Carrie Lam to step down....
10:13 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protests: group tries to storm government building Demonstrators surround legislature as city prepares for mass protestsHong Kong protests - live updatesPro-democracy protesters have attempted to storm the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, as the city prepares for major protests across the city.Hundreds and perhaps thousands of anti-governm...
15:13 2019-07-01

Top Website For Organizing Hong Kong Protests Hit With DDoS Attack LIHKG, one of the most important websites used to organize pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, has been hit with a DDoS attack that temporarily took the forum offline this past weekend. And while no one knows for sure who’s behind the attack, we can take an educated guess. The Chinese government is...
15:39 2019-09-03

Top China envoy: US ‘fanning flames’ of Hong Kong protests China’s top diplomat is accusing the U.S. and other Western nations of “fanning the flames” of street protests in Hong Kong targeting Beijing and Hong Kong’s leadership...
08:39 2019-08-02

Hong Kong marks anniversary of Chinese rule with protests Protesters tried to smash into Hong Kong's legislature ahead of a pro-democracy rally that is expected to draw hundreds of thousands. Tensions are running high over a controversial bill to allow extraditions to China....
15:00 2019-07-01

Hong Kong handover anniversary: march and protests – in pictures Frustration among opposition protesters in Hong Kong boiled over on Monday, with one group laying siege to the legislative council building and tens of thousands of others marching through the city to demand expanded democracy on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China. C...
15:13 2019-07-01

China protests to Britain over Hunt's Hong Kong comments China protested to Britain over Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt's warning that Beijing should honor its commitments to protect freedoms in Hong Kong or face serious consequences, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday....
11:39 2019-07-03

Business fears for Hong Kong after protests turn violent Violent demonstrations Monday that saw protesters vandalize Hong Kong's main government complex have drawn a swift condemnation from business leaders worried about damage to the city's reputation....
08:39 2019-07-03

Thousands march in Hong Kong to commemorate June 4 protests HONG KONG (AP) — More than 2,000 people are marching in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed. Demonstrators took to the streets Sunday afternoon holding yellow umbrellas that read “Support Freedom, Oppose Evil Laws.R...
13:01 2019-05-26

Train to Hong Kong airport suspended after violent protests The operator of the express train to Hong Kong's airport has suspended service as pro-democracy protesters gathered there following a day of violent clashes with police....
11:52 2019-09-01

Protests escalate as Hong Kong marks handover to China A small group of protesters has smashed out the bottom of a floor-to-ceiling window at Hong Kong’s legislature as a crowd of thousands marched through the city demanding democracy on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China...
12:26 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Braces For Strike After Worst Violence Amid Protests Hong Kong braced for more disruption Monday with calls for a general strike and university students threatening a boycott of classes after a weekend featuring some of the worst violence in three......
10:26 2019-09-02

Hong Kong: airport protests descend into violence – video report Mass protests at Hong Kong's international airport descended into chaos as riot police used pepper spray and batons in an attempt to disperse the thousands of demonstrators who had grounded flights for a second consecutive day. Hong Kong riot police clash with airport protesters Continue reading......
21:26 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Reopens After Weekend Of Clashes, Anti-Government Protests Hong Kong's businesses and metro stations reopened as usual on Monday after a chaotic Sunday when police fired water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters who blocked roads and threw......
19:26 2019-09-16

Hong Kong Open postponed indefinitely as pro-democracy protests continue A tennis tournament and a London musical are the latest events postponed in Hong Kong out of concerns over safety and disruptions from pro-democracy protests....
19:39 2019-09-13

More Protests at Hong Kong Airport as City’s Leader Pleads for Calm Carrie Lam, the embattled leader of the Asian financial hub, said at a news conference that the “stability and well-being of seven million people are in jeopardy.”...
10:52 2019-08-13

Hong Kong leader says police exercised restraint with latest protests Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that police had exercised restraint in dealing with the latest wave of protests to rock the city over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
22:52 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Police Use Water Cannon for First Time Since Protests Began The police also fired rounds of tear gas at protesters, who threw bricks, as a weekend of violence followed nearly two weeks of relative calm and peaceful rallies....
14:13 2019-08-25

Hong Kong pupils petition against extradition bill as protests build Thousands of Hong Kong secondary school students are expected to boost numbers at a large rally being planned for Sunday to block sweeping legal changes that would allow fugitives captured in the city to be sent mainland China for trial....
22:52 2019-06-04

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....
04:52 2019-08-20

How Badly Will the Hong Kong Protests Shake Global Stock Markets? Unrest continues in Hong Kong. China’s paramilitary forces are massing near the border. What if there’s more violence? Or an authoritarian invasion? Or a peaceful resolution? Investors all over the world want to know how much impact the Hong Kong chaos will have on global equities. Discover the surp...
08:26 2019-08-23

US commerce secretary says Hong Kong protests are an 'internal matter' – live Wilbur Ross: Trump is ‘watching very carefully what’s happening’ Ken Cuccinelli faces backlash over Statue of Liberty commentSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.48pm BST Several Democratic presidential candidates are arguing that Representative Steve King’s comments on abortion u...
21:26 2019-08-14

Extradition bill that prompted mass protests in Hong Kong is dead, Lam says The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s largest protest in more than a decade was declared dead on Tuesday by the former British colony’s embattled leader who called the process a “total failure.”...
05:52 2019-07-09

Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades....
13:00 2019-06-15

YouTube takes action on campaigns targeting Hong Kong protests The move follows similar action by Twitter and Facebook, which said China was behind the campaigns. Google, YouTube's parent company, said VPNs and other methods were used to disguise the origin of the accounts....
06:52 2019-08-23

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protests paralyzed operations REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Flight operations resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence. The airport had closed check-in for remaining flights late Tuesday afternoon as protesters swarmed the terminal and blocked access to immigration for...
20:39 2019-08-14

Hong Kong gears up for protests, strikes as extradition anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, even as the city's leader vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with the bill....
09:00 2019-06-11

Hong Kong gears up for fresh protests, strikes as anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, even as the city's leader vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with the bill....
07:13 2019-06-11

China Backs Hong Kong Officials, but Leaves Protests for Them to Solve Officials in Beijing defended the Hong Kong government but failed to address demonstrators’ demands for more police accountability and greater democracy....
18:01 2019-07-31

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead after mass protests The leader of Hong Kong said Tuesday the extradition bill that set off a firestorm of protests in the region was dead. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that the government’s work on the bill, which would have allowed people in Hong Kong to be sent to mainland China to face trial, had been a......
07:39 2019-07-09

Thousands rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests against extradition bill Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial, but the Chinese-ruled city's leader said she would not back down....
18:26 2019-06-11

Hong Kong leader warns protests could push city 'into the abyss' Hong Kong's leader has said the territory has been pushed into a "state of panic and chaos" and could enter "the abyss" - as several thousand protesters again descended on the airport....
10:52 2019-08-13

Living With Hong Kong Protests: Tips on Tear Gas, Tracking Children More than two months of marches, demonstrations and sit-ins in one of Asia’s most densely populated cities are forcing everyday people to change their routines and develop contingency plans....
11:26 2019-08-17

China state media runs footage of Hong Kong protests Chinese state media has run footage of police in Hong Kong clearing protesters from the streets in a break with its silence over the past several days of demonstrations against Beijing’s rule...
06:52 2019-07-02

Calm falls on Hong Kong after protests erupt into extraordinary violence A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legislature in chaotic scenes to protest against an extradition bill in a direct challenge to Beijing....
04:13 2019-07-02

Hong Kong Protests Force Companies to Choose: Their Employees or China Employers early on supported their workers’ desire to protest but have started to shift under pressure from Beijing. “Every company in Hong Kong is in a delicate situation.”...
01:52 2019-08-26

Hong Kong protests threaten to rain on China’s anniversary parade The months-long standoff between the Communist Party and the millions of Hong Kong protesters is set to come to a head Oct. 1, when the demonstrators plan to stage a counter-rally....
14:13 2019-09-23

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as marchers set to defy police ban Hong Kong protesters readied to take to the streets again on Sunday, defying a police ban on marches in the Chinese-controlled territory and continuing a restive weekend of demonstrations which saw police fire teargas overnight....
08:13 2019-08-11

Hong Kong Celebrities Who Support Protests Pay a Heavy Price From China For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low tolerance for political dissent....
16:52 2019-07-05

US briefing: Kushner company, Hong Kong protests and US-Mexico deal Monday’s top story: Firm part-owned by president’s son-in-law received $90m from offshore investors. Plus, San Francisco’s fog is an Instagram hitSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:13 2019-06-10

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protests again roil the city Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, as the Chinese-controlled territory was again rocked by anti-government protests....
17:00 2019-08-03

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...
06:39 2019-08-03

Hong Kong Protests Resume After Carrie Lam Offers Olive Branch The protests on Friday were an early test of public reaction to Mrs. Lam’s four-point plan to ease the tensions that have plunged Hong Kong into crisis....
21:26 2019-09-06

Flights Resume at Hong Kong Airport After a Violent Night of Protests Flights at Hong Kong International Airport mostly resumed on Wednesday morning, after violent clashes broke out between demonstrators and police on Tuesday night. “We are trying to clear the backlog of passengers through flight rescheduling,” an Airport Authority representative told TIME...
11:52 2019-08-14

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong after mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not offer her resignation as demonstrators had demanded....
21:13 2019-06-18

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam vows to use 'stern law enforcement' to stamp out protests Leader refuses to resign and backs police handling of protests despite widespread claims of brutalityHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has vowed to use “stern law enforcement” to stamp out violent protests, a day after she made a dramatic announcement to formally withdraw an extradition bill...
18:13 2019-09-05

More mass protests planned in Hong Kong after peaceful weekend of rallies Hong Kong is gearing up for more protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes....
04:52 2019-08-19

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...
13:00 2019-07-21

Hong Kong leader seeks meeting with students after mass protests Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has asked to meet with the city's university students, her office said on Thursday evening, as the embattled leader tries to fend off pressure from a month-long political crisis....
20:26 2019-07-04

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....
12:00 2019-09-08

‘It’s Not a Fight About Money.’ Why Bankers and Entrepreneurs Have a Stake in Hong Kong’s Protests Conrad Wu is a serial entrepreneur. He rarely takes a day off or a vacation. His days and nights are spent working on a transportation app he started in 2013, a car washing service app he co-founded in 2015, and brainstorming ideas for new businesses. What little spare time the 38-year-old has is of...
10:13 2019-07-11

Hong Kong Leader Faces Growing Pressure to Resign After Protests Pressure mounted on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam as protesters called for her to step down and members of her cabinet urged her to personally respond, a day after a mass rally triggered by her handling of a contentious extradition bill....
16:00 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protests: tech war opens up with doxxing of protesters and police Campaigns to expose personal details of those on both sides of protests skyrocket, with nearly 1,000 cases being investigatedHong Kong has seen an unprecedented wave of doxxing – the malicious spread of private information online – since anti-government protests began in early June.Social media foru...
12:39 2019-09-20

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protests descend into chaos Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in chaotic scenes late 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....
17:52 2019-07-21

Hong Kong police show 'alarming pattern' of violence in protests Amnesty International report cites beatings, arbitrary arrests and ‘thirst for retaliation’Amnesty International has warned of an “alarming pattern” of violence used by Hong Kong police at anti-government demonstrations over the past three months, with officers reportedly beating protesters before a...
21:13 2019-09-19

China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests China redoubled its support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday after days of protests against a planned extradition bill, and a source close to Lam said Beijing was unlikely to let her go even if she tried to resign....
22:39 2019-06-17

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong following mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not offer her resign as demonstrators had demanded....
14:39 2019-06-18

Hong Kong readies for more mass protests after huge, peaceful rally Hong Kong is gearing up for more protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes....
09:13 2019-08-19

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....
13:13 2019-08-03

Twitter Shuts Down 200,000 Chinese Accounts Targeting Hong Kong Protests WASHINGTON — Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong. The company also said it will ban ads from state-backed media companies, expanding a prohibition it fi...
01:13 2019-08-20

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....
15:39 2019-08-24

Australia Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Amid Protests Australia elevated its travel warning for Hong Kong overnight Tuesday, citing the increasingly unpredictable nature of protests in the Chinese enclave. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade amended its travel advice on the recommendation of consulate staff in Hong Kong who were concerned about...
17:13 2019-08-07

Officials concerned that arrests in Hong Kong could aggravate violent protests A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker expressed fears Thursday that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people following protests earlier this week....
13:39 2019-07-04

Trump To Raise Hong Kong Protests With Xi Jinping At G20: Mike Pompeo US President Donald Trump will discuss the mass protests in Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday....
17:13 2019-06-16

China Accused Of Using Twitter, Facebook To Undermine Hong Kong Protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
05:39 2019-08-20

Worried Hong Kong Residents Are Moving Money Out as Protests Escalate The local currency has weakened rapidly since early July, a move analysts attribute partly to outflows. Some businesses say they are seeing money move abroad, and individuals say they have either swapped money into other currencies or are considering doing so....
14:00 2019-08-18

Google Disables 210 YouTube Channels That Targeted Hong Kong Protests Google on Thursday said it disabled a series of YouTube channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
09:13 2019-08-23

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong while the city is being rocked by mass protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests. Here's what that means for visitors to one of Asia's most popular destinations....
08:00 2019-08-03

Hong Kong pushed to the 'brink of no return' as airport protests enter fifth day 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....
07:13 2019-08-13

Hong Kong police arrest 29 after overnight clashes, more protests planned Hong Kong police said on Sunday they arrested 29 people after clashes overnight in which volleys of tear gas were fired to disperse anti-government protesters, as the Asian financial hub braced for more demonstrations later in the day....
05:00 2019-08-25

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests HONG KONG — Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Hong Kong media reported Saturday that police also found banners against the extradition bill that has sparked more than a month of demon...
12:26 2019-07-20

Hong Kong digital banks launch may face delays due to protests Most of the eight newly licensed digital banks in Hong Kong, including joint ventures involving Standard Chartered and Bank of China Hong Kong, had aimed to begin operating before the end of 2019....
16:52 2019-09-17

'You Don't Have to Face It Alone.' Hong Kong Protests Propelled by Hidden Support Network The quiet backing of older, professional locals helps explain the longevity of the youth-led movement. Their assistance includes “school bus” rides home, protective gear and financial aid....
19:13 2019-09-20

Conflict Breaks Out in Hong Kong Mall Amid Counter Protests (HONG KONG) — Skirmishes broke out Saturday at a shopping mall in Hong Kong between supporters of the ongoing protests for democratic reforms in the semiautonomous Chinese territory and people backing the central government in Beijing. Hundreds of pro-Beijing demonstrators sang the Chinese nat...
19:39 2019-09-14

Hong Kong protests: YouTube takes down 200 channels spreading disinformation Google-owned service says it discovered channels ‘behaved in a coordinated manner’ against pro-democracy protestsYouTube has disabled 210 channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.The action by the Google-owned service came as T...
10:52 2019-08-23

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong seeks U.S. support for protests Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said on Saturday he was seeking the support of U.S. lawmakers for the demands of his fellow protesters who have led months of streets demonstrations, including a call for free elections....
02:52 2019-09-15

Hong Kong protests show no sign of slowing as 1.7 million rally The organizers of a rally on Sunday afternoon in Hong Kong's Victoria Park claimed that at least 1.7 million protesters turned out in a massive show of force against government leaders and the police....
21:13 2019-08-18

Hong Kong police make 'largest ever' seizure of explosives on eve of protests Police in Hong Kong have seized what is thought to be the largest ever cachet of high-powered explosives uncovered in the city, in a raid Friday night on a suspected bomb-making factory....
13:13 2019-07-20

Hong Kong police storm subway with batons as protests rage Protesters in Hong Kong throw gasoline bombs at government headquarters and set fires in the street; police storm a subway car and hit passengers with batons and pepper spray...
03:00 2019-09-01

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.        ...
14:39 2019-07-01

Alibaba Postpones Hong Kong Listing as Protests Roil Markets The Chinese e-commerce giant delayed plans to sell potentially billions of dollars worth of shares in the market, which has fallen as tensions have worsened....
16:39 2019-08-22

Hong Kong brought to a standstill as city-wide strikes and protests hit More than 150 flights cancelled and train services suspended as city braces for fresh marchesHong Kong protests – live updatesHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has warned that mass protests have pushed the region to the brink of a “very dangerous situation” as residents went on strike, paral...
11:39 2019-08-05

Crowds 'baying for blood' as violence mars Hong Kong protests Protests in Hong Kong have descended into violence once again - with demonstrators trampling on a Chinese flag, vandalising a train station and setting a fire across a street on Sunday....
15:26 2019-09-22

After months of protests, Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam has finally fully withdrawn a controversial bill that allowed extradition to mainland China and sparked three months of dramatic protests in the financial hub....
13:26 2019-09-04

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.        ...
15:00 2019-08-16

Airport sit-in as Hong Kong protesters kick off latest round of protests Hundreds of pro-democracy demonstrators have kicked off three days of rallies at Hong Kong's airport in the hopes of winning international support from arriving passengers....
09:00 2019-08-10

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....
00:39 2019-06-13

What’s happening in Hong Kong? Scenes from the biggest protests in half a decade. Clashes in Hong Kong turn violent as protesters challenge a new extradition bill that would effectively apply China’s justice system to the people of Hong Kong...
01:13 2019-06-13

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....
02:00 2019-06-13

Violence, strikes and chaos as protests sweep Hong Kong – in pictures For the ninth consecutive weekend pro-democracy protesters rallied on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill. As clashes between protestors and police became more violent, Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, apologised for introducing the extradition bill and declared...
11:39 2019-08-05

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......
20:00 2019-07-02

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....
18:13 2019-07-02

ANALYSIS: Violence returns to Hong Kong protests — is the region safe? The people of Hong Kong are definitely fighting — but for the most part, it appears they are doing so without violence, writes Global News' Eric Mark Do....
21:00 2019-08-30

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......
08:39 2019-09-03

Flights canceled, roads blocked as Hong Kong protests escalate People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong, in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Follow here for the latest....
15:00 2019-08-05

Hong Kong Protests Called Off Today To Mark 9/11 Attacks Anniversary Hong Kong activists called off protests on Wednesday in remembrance of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States and denounced a Chinese state newspaper report that they were planning......
11:13 2019-09-11

Jackie Chan sparks outrage over comments on Hong Kong protests Chan, who was born in Hong Kong, broke his silence on the pro-democracy demonstrations and said he hoped the semi-autonomous territory “can return to peace soon.”...
15:52 2019-08-16

Christians lend anthem, pacifist spirit to Hong Kong protests Since protests began more than 12 weeks ago over an extradition bill that would allow Hong Kong residents to be sent to mainland China for trial, the city's Christian community has taken an active role....
15:39 2019-08-28

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong charged in crackdown on protests Hong Kong authorities on Friday charged pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong with organizing an illegal protest as they tighten a clampdown on unrest that has plunged the Asian financial hub into its biggest political crisis in more than two decades....
19:52 2019-08-30

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing's influence in the former British colony and undermine freedoms promised when China took control over the territory (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Petitions are voicing anger over police use of r...
11:39 2019-06-14

Hong Kong protests turn to violent clashes in multiple towns Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters on Saturday after pro-China groups pulled down some of the "Lennon Walls" of anti-government messages posted in the Chinese-ruled city in more than three months of unrest....
21:13 2019-09-21

Alibaba IPO plan at risk amid massive Hong Kong protests Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have shuttered the airport and captivated the world. The Chinese online retailer had been working toward a September listing on the Hong Kong exchange as rec...
05:00 2019-08-15

Hong Kong "to ditch controversial extradition bill"after months of protests Hong Kong's government has backed down following months of protests over a controversial law that would have seen extradition to mainland China introduced, according to Government sources....
09:52 2019-09-04

Hong Kong protests fortify Taiwan, and the West, against China's expansion Mass protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s attempt to encroach on Hong Kong’s judicial system have fortified neighboring Taiwan and other U.S. allies, according to lawmakers and analysts....
19:26 2019-06-27

Frontline view: Making the case for violence in Hong Kong protests Pun sees himself as a peaceful, middle-class Hong Kong student. Yet since the beginning of June, he has been building barricades and throwing bricks at police, risking his own liberty to fight, as he sees it, for the city's freedoms....
03:00 2019-08-22

China hints at military options to quell Hong Kong protests China’s defense spokesman called the protests’ challenge to China’s rule over Hong Kong “intolerable,” and noted that the People’s Liberation Army garrison operates under a law that would mobilize troops to restore public order if requested by the Hong Kong government....
12:52 2019-07-24

Hong Kong police arrest pro-independence figure amid further protests Founder of the banned Hong Kong National party among eight arrests by police as public servants prepare to marchHong Kong police have arrested eight people, including a prominent pro-independence activist, on suspicion of having offensive weapons and explosives, ahead of a weekend of mass protests.O...
08:26 2019-08-02

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the streets again....
15:52 2019-06-13

China Urges U.S. to Remove ‘Black Hand’ From Hong Kong Protests China said the U.S. should remove its “black hand” from Hong Kong’s protests, in some of its most pointed criticism yet against what it says is American interference in the city’s affairs. There are “signs of foreign forces behind the protests,” Chinese Foreign Mi...
14:39 2019-07-24

Hong Kong's embattled leader denies offering to resign over protests Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam has insisted she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis – despite a leaked voice recording of her saying she would step down if she could....
12:13 2019-09-03

Ten dramatic images from the Hong Kong airport protests and clashes with police Protests at Hong Kong International Airport escalated for a second day, causing flights to be canceled at one of the busiest airports in the world.        ...
02:13 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Protests Drag Nike, Other Global Companies Into Upheaval A broad stripe of businesses from global titan Nike to a local bakery is finding that taking sides, or even appearing to, in Hong Kong’s protests against China’s growing reach can spur popularity—or trigger a backlash....
16:39 2019-07-17

Hong Kong protests: Joshua Wong and other pro-democracy figures arrested Wong and fellow activist Agnes Chow subsequently releasedSeveral prominent pro-democracy figures have been arrested in Hong Kong in an apparent crackdown on protests that have plunged the city into its worst political crisis in decades.The democracy activists Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow, former stude...
15:26 2019-08-30

Hong Kong flight bookings drop 10% as protests continue, says Qantas CEO Flight bookings to Hong Kong have fallen 10%, hit by the unrest in the city, said Alan Joyce, the chief executive of Australian carrier Qantas Airways....
07:52 2019-08-22

China Intervention Not Needed: Hong Kong Police On Pro-Democracy Protests Hong Kong's police are confident they have the resources to continue battling pro-democracy protesters, even if violence escalates further, pouring cold water on concerns that the authoritarian......
13:00 2019-08-16

"Cease Anger With Love": Hong Kong Tycoon's Message On Protests Hong Kong's richest man, Li Ka-shing, urged people to "love China, love Hong Kong and love yourself" on Friday in a bid to calm the city's escalating crisis as pop concerts and public events were......
13:00 2019-08-16

Hong Kong's 'be water' protests leave China casting about for an enemy Beijing’s worldview cannot conceive of a leaderless movement: there have to be saboteurs behind itOn Friday morning, as Hong Kong woke up, the news came in as thick as the incessant rain: Andy Chan Ho-tin, the head of the outlawed Hong Kong National party, was arrested overnight at the airport as he...
15:26 2019-08-30

Traffic flowing in heart of Hong Kong as rain curbs protests Traffic restored in the heart of Hong Kong day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial...
05:00 2019-06-13

Hong Kong on brink of recession as trade war, political protests escalate Hong Kong is on the verge of its first recession in a decade as increasingly violent anti-government protests scare off tourists and bite into retail sales in one of the world's most popular shopping destinations....
12:39 2019-08-16

China’s garrison in Hong Kong closely watches as protests churn on After months of protests in the semiautonomous territory calling for greater political freedoms, the mainland’s military presence came under renewed focus on Thursday....
09:39 2019-08-30

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong arrested in crackdown on protests Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested on Friday on suspicion of organizing illegal protests as authorities clampdown on a wave of unrest that has plunged the city into its biggest political crisis in more than two decades....
09:39 2019-08-30

Student Arrested During Hong Kong Protests Had a Butter Knife, University Says Classmates marched through campus and broke doors to protest the detention. His school said he had been carrying the implement to cut cake for a festival....
16:13 2019-09-16

Heavy police presence in Hong Kong after threats of new airport protests Attempts by Hong Kong protesters to hold demonstrations at the city's international airport were stalled by a huge police presence around the global transport hub Saturday....
21:52 2019-09-07

Hong Kong businesses fear protests will push economy into recession Amid mass demonstrations and a trade war, financial observers say the city’s slowdown could deepenHong Kong is a free marketer’s dream. The tiny island has a GDP bigger than many industrialised countries, low tax and abundant cheap labour, and is a world-class financial centre boasting a stock marke...
03:13 2019-08-23

Expat Chinese Embrace Freedom---Marching Against Hong Kong Protests Hong Kong’s summer of political unrest is going global. In countries like the U.S., Canada, Australia and the U.K., the sometimes aggressive tactics of Chinese demonstrators rallying to support Beijing risk a backlash in the West and raises questions about Xi Jinping’s approach to projecting soft po...
18:26 2019-08-22

Cathay Pacific Suspends Pilot Arrested In Hong Kong Protests Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Saturday it had suspended a pilot arrested during anti-government protests in Hong Kong and that "overly radical" staff would be barred from......
23:00 2019-08-10

United States issues travel advisory over Hong Kong protests The United States has become the latest country to issue a travel warning over Hong Kong's ongoing protests, which have at times turned violent and seen parts of the city brought to a standstill....
16:39 2019-08-08

‘Whenever There’s Trouble He Rushes There.’ Meet Legislator Roy Kwong, the God of Hong Kong Protests In a narrow office, just across the bay from mainland China, sits the God of Hong Kong Protests. Roy Kwong, a social worker turned politician, is fielding back-to-back interviews while writing a column about the police response to discontent flaring in the city this summer. He’s due for a live...
07:52 2019-07-19

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam rejects claims she has lost control Territory’s leader condemns violence, rejects protesters’ demands and vows to ‘restore law and order’Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has condemned renewed violent protests that erupted over the weekend but insisted that she would not give in to activists’ political demands.As the former Br...
09:13 2019-08-27

YouTube disables more than 200 channels for inauthentic activity around Hong Kong protests Google announced Thursday it had taken down 210 channels on YouTube after discovering they "behaved in a coordinated manner while uploading videos" related to the protests in Hong Kong, an effort that the tech giant linked to recent, Chinese-backed operations on Facebook and Twitter....
00:00 2019-08-23

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....
11:39 2019-08-13

Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill that sparked protests The bill sparked massive protests that have become increasingly violent and caused the airport to shut down earlier this month.        ...
21:00 2019-09-04

Hong Kong airport cancels all departing flights for the second day amid protests It came after thousands of protesters took over the facility’s main terminal on Monday, leading to the cancellation of more than 200 flights.        ...
14:26 2019-08-13

More protests planned in Hong Kong as U.S., Australia raise travel warnings The began with opposition to a now-suspended extradition law and have evolved into a direct challenge to the city's government and calls for full democracy....
13:00 2019-08-08

Hong Kong may pause controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong's leader is expected to make an announcement Saturday on the future of a controversial China extradition bill, in an apparent bid to quell further unrest and mass demonstrations throughout the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
06:52 2019-06-15

Hong Kong protests: security tight at airport after night of violence Riot police posted at main entrances and only travellers with passports and boarding passes admittedHong Kong authorities implemented tight security measures in and around the airport after protesters planned to paralyse the travel hub following a night of violence in which riot police fired tear ga...
11:13 2019-09-07

Hong Kong airport reopens amid warnings over pro-democracy protests Hong Kong's airport resumed operations on Wednesday, rescheduling hundreds of flights that had been disrupted over the past two days as protesters clashed with riot police in a deepening crisis in the Chinese-controlled city....
06:13 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Tennis Open postponed amid ongoing protests The 2019 Hong Kong Tennis Open (HKTO) has been postponed after organizers claimed they would be unable to guarantee "a smooth running of the tournament" amid ongoing protests in the city....
16:52 2019-09-13

Hong Kong Braces for Another Weekend of Protests Despite Extradition Bill Withdrawal Hong Kong is bracing for its latest weekend of unrest, despite the government announcing Wednesday that it will officially withdraw the extradition bill that kicked off the summer of dissent. “Five Demands, Not One Less!” has become the protester’s new rallying cry, indicating they...
12:26 2019-09-06

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as city is again roiled by protests Hong Kong police fired multiple tear gas rounds on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, as the Chinese-controlled territory was again rocked by anti-government protests....
21:52 2019-08-03

Alibaba and the $15 billion question: Amid Hong Kong's protests, when to list? Hong Kong's political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with sources saying China's biggest e-commerce company is now considering several timetables....
16:39 2019-08-16

Wave of arrests in new push by Hong Kong police to thwart protests Former student leaders among dozens detained in move critics say is attempt to deter protesters from planned rallyHong Kong police have launched a wave of arrests against prominent democracy activists and protesters, marking a new phase in government efforts to stop mass protests that have plunged t...
06:13 2019-08-31

Rare Hong Kong train derailment injures at least 8 amid protests At least eight people were hurt in a derailment of a train owned by a Hong Kong company targeted by pro-democracy protesters earlier this month, according to reports....
08:52 2019-09-18

Macau's casinos count cost of Hong Kong's escalating protests Growing protests in the Asian financial center of Hong Kong are weighing on the neighboring Chinese territory of Macau as some visitors steer clear of the world's biggest gambling hub, worried over transport disruptions and safety concerns....
11:52 2019-08-08

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years. Lam told reporters she took the move in response to widespread public unhappiness over the measure, which would en...
12:26 2019-06-15

Hong Kong on security alert as thousands march in fresh wave of protests Tens of thousands marched in sweltering heat in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong on Sunday as anti-government protests show no signs of let-up, with anger over an extradition bill morphing into a fresh front against what many see as an erosion of freedoms....
12:00 2019-07-21

Carrie Lam says Hong Kong economy faces 'risk of downturn' amid protests While Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam painted a bleak picture of the city's economy, she expressed hope that dialogue with protesters could provide "a way out."...
14:13 2019-08-20

Amid protests, U.S. lawmakers say Hong Kong rules could leak tech to China A group of U.S. senators asked President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday to assess U.S. export rules for Hong Kong, expressing concern China could acquire sensitive technologies because of the city's special treatment under U.S. law....
01:26 2019-09-11

Joshua Wong, Leader of Hong Kong Protests in 2014, Is Freed From Prison The release of Mr. Wong, a then teenager who became the face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, comes as the city is once again gripped by protest....
11:26 2019-06-17

China denounces violent 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 protesters who stormed and trashed the legislature....
10:39 2019-07-02

Fresh Protests Force Hong Kong to Postpone Extradition Bill Debate Thousands of demonstrators poured into the streets surrounding Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday morning, choking major thoroughfares with barricades and human chains, and prompting the government to abruptly postpone a planned debate over a divisive extradition law. The mass turnout led the p...
05:52 2019-06-12

Thousands rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests, marchers defy police ban Thousands of Hong Kong protesters rallied on Sunday, defying a police ban on marches in the Chinese-controlled territory and continuing a restive weekend of demonstrations which saw police fire teargas overnight....
11:26 2019-08-11

Hong Kong airport grinds to halt; China likens protests to terrorism Hong Kong's airport halted flights on Monday, blaming demonstrators for the disruption, while China said the anti-government protests that have swept the city over the past two months had begun to show "sprouts of terrorism"....
18:26 2019-08-12

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest in a string of protests over a proposed new extradition law — are an omen for the coming years and even decades, experts say. Organizers claim 2 mill...
22:13 2019-06-17

YouTube Disables 200 Videos Believed to Be Spreading Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinformation about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. The video removals come just days after Twitter said it had suspended more than 200,000 accounts it linke...
05:39 2019-08-23

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader of government refuses to withdraw the bill, which critics fear could lead to abuse by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she remains determined to pass a controversial extradition bill, despite an estimated one million people marching against the legislation on Sunday.The hu...
07:52 2019-06-10

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....
04:26 2019-07-04

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong gears up for fresh protests as activists target airport Hong Kong is bracing for further anti-government demonstrations and a "stress test" of the city's international airport this weekend, as authorities warn against acts that could disrupt travel operations....
06:26 2019-08-23

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters storm key road as extradition protests mount Hundreds of demonstrators tried to occupy an important arterial road near the offices of the Hong Kong government on Wednesday as protests mounted against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to China for trial....
03:13 2019-06-12

Hong Kong activist released from jail, immediately joins latest protests A well-known Hong Kong protest leader was released from jail Monday — and immediately joined the latest mass demonstrations trying to oust embattled leader Carrie Lam. Joshua Wong, 22, walked free from the Lai Chi Kok correctional facility after completing a two-month sentence for his part in the Um...
18:52 2019-06-17

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Legislature Postpones Extradition Debate Again In the wake of clashes between protesters and riot police, officials said lawmakers would not meet on Thursday to discuss the bill that would allow extradition to mainland China....
06:26 2019-06-13

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......
22:13 2019-08-21

Hong Kong protests: government leader Carrie Lam condemns 'blatant riot' Lam denies she is ‘selling out’ to Beijing; city is quiet on Thursday as just a handful of protestors remain and many roads reopenHong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has condemned protesters for “dangerous and life-threatening acts” during a mass demonstration over a controversial bill that allow...
05:26 2019-06-13

Hong Kong shuts government offices, security tight after violent protests Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
05:26 2019-06-13

Hong Kong government building a 'big crime scene' after night of violent protests A senior Hong Kong official has described the city's legislative council as a "big crime scene," just hours after hundreds of masked, mainly young protesters stormed the building, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake....
11:52 2019-07-02

Alibaba Puts Hong Kong Listing on Hold as Protests Roil City Alibaba has postponed plans for a multibillion-dollar share listing in Hong Kong, as protests now in their third month exact a deepening economic cost....
10:39 2019-08-22

"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......
09:13 2019-08-23

Hong Kong students skip first day of school to hold anti-government protests In the latest installment of the unrest convulsing Hong Kong, thousands of students bypassed the first day of the new school term on Monday to join the quest for democratic reforms....
03:52 2019-09-03

Hong Kong protests: Head of China's military garrison condemns violence The commander of the Chinese military garrison in Hong Kong has addressed the city's ongoing protest movement for the first time, warning that violence by pro-democracy groups "should not be tolerated."...
19:52 2019-08-01

Hong Kong school students form human chain after weekend of protests Hundreds of secondary school students, many wearing masks with their uniforms, 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....
06:00 2019-09-09

Stocks Edge Lower Amid Hong Kong Protests, Trade Woes U.S. stock futures and European equities edged down as escalating tensions between Chinese authorities and protesters in Hong Kong added to investors’ concerns about global trade....
12:52 2019-08-12

Hong Kong protests: Dramatic images of destruction draw both condemnation and support Days after masked protesters stormed Hong Kong's legislature, the city continues to be divided on whether it was unjustifiable violence or the understandable actions of desperate young protesters without other options....
09:52 2019-07-04

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill vowed further demonstrations after hundreds of thousands took to the streets this week....
11:13 2019-06-14

Hong Kong Businesses Are Reeling Amid the Protests, But Their Workers Say ‘Freedom’ Is More Important On a recent weekday afternoon, twelve employees sat awaiting shoppers in a luxury jewelry store in Hong Kong’s prime tourist district, Tsim Sha Tsui—known to locals simply as “TST.” Next door, in a high-end watch shop, seven workers chatted with each other, no customers in si...
14:39 2019-09-03

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants defy government to join protests Thousands of civil servants joined in the anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Friday for the first time since they started two months ago, defying a warning from the authorities to remain politically neutral....
17:52 2019-08-02

Hong Kong delays debate on extradition bill amid intensifying protests Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wednesday out concern the measure would allow Beijing to exert greater authority over the semiautonomous territory....
10:13 2019-06-12

Large-scale protests return to Hong Kong despite suspension of extradition bill Protesters crammed subway stations and turned roads into a sea of black, in another massive demonstration against a proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China — even after the city’s leader backed off the bill. ...
11:39 2019-06-16

Heated Hong Kong protests dent stocks, spike cash demand Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protesters clashed with police during a mass demonstration against legislation that would allow citizens to be extradited to China....
12:52 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Protests' Violent Turn Tests Limits of Public Support As they rampaged through Hong Kong’s legislature, the young protesters of the city’s antigovernment uprising fulfilled a dream of having their revolution televised—but the vivid images seen around the world have jeopardized public goodwill....
14:39 2019-07-02

Refinitiv removes Reuters story on Hong Kong protests from screens in China Under pressure from Chinese regulators, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminals in China a Reuters story detailing how an official with Beijing's Liaison Office in Hong Kong had urged residents of a rural area to drive away anti-government protesters days before...
19:52 2019-08-02

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests – video report Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes after Hong Kong's chief executive, Carrie Lam, announced an indefinite halt to the proposed bill, which would allow residents and visitors to be sent ...
20:39 2019-06-16

Violence rocks Hong Kong protests while China, U.S. clash over extradition bill The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.        ...
16:52 2019-06-12

UPDATE 3-YouTube finds influence campaign tied to Hong Kong protests Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days after Twitter and Facebook said they dismantled a similar campaign originating in mainland China....
11:13 2019-08-23

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....
07:52 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Protests Disrupt Airport Access, Snarling Trains and Roads Antigovernment protests disrupted Hong Kong’s airport, with authorities canceling trains, which led to hourslong traffic jams on partially blocked roads that forced some travelers to walk miles with their luggage....
20:13 2019-09-01

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Strikes and further protests were expected in Hong Kong on Monday after protesters rejected an apology from leader Carrie Lam following a march that saw an estimated two million people fill...
04:39 2019-06-17

As protests expand reach, Hong Kong residents demand right to vote for leaders Organizers rallied demonstrators around calls for universal suffrage, the latest indication of how the movement has grown to include broader demands — all squarely pointed at Beijing’s influence....
06:39 2019-07-15

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protecting chats and voice communications. It’s also the kind of app that pisses off governments and intelligence services since they can’t get a...
20:13 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests play into China fears, upend stock markets Wall Street’s summertime slump continued as dramatic protests in Hong Kong dimmed hopes that the US will come to a trading truce with China. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 391.00 points — or 1.5% — Monday, with losses accelerating late in the session, to close at 25,896.44. Monday’s Dow dip f...
10:39 2019-08-14

Hong Kong slams brakes on extradition bill amid massive protests The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.        ...
20:13 2019-06-12

Hong Kong leader apologizes to public after massive protests over extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the public on Sunday with "utmost sincerity and humility" after the second massive protest in a week over a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
16:39 2019-06-16

Hong Kong's leader apologizes after extradition bill fuels massive protests The embattled leader of Hong Kong apologized over the handling of a controversial extradition bill after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets Sunday as outrage over the legislation continues to boil over....
22:00 2019-06-16

Hong Kong 'riot' protests force delay of controversial extradition bill Riot-like demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday forced the government to postpone a vote on a controversial extradition bill, and drew tear gas and rubber bullets from police....
18:52 2019-06-12

China condemns violent 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 protesters who stormed and trashed the legislature....
12:39 2019-07-02

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....
08:52 2019-08-09

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants rally, wave of protests planned Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants rallied on Friday night to support protesters and urge authorities to rebuild confidence in the government as escalating protests rock the Asian financial hub....
17:13 2019-08-02

Facebook, Twitter: Chinese accounts spreading disinformation on Hong Kong protests China has been mobilizing fake social media accounts to spread false information online about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, both Facebook and Twitter said Monday....
06:00 2019-08-20

Hong Kong tense as weekend of protests begins with teachers' rally in rain Over a thousand Hong Kong school teachers braved thunderstorms on Saturday to start a weekend of anti-government demonstrations that some activists fear could see tougher police tactics on the city's streets....
08:39 2019-08-17

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...
16:39 2019-08-16

In Latest Protests, Hong Kong Students Form Human Chains Across the City (HONG KONG) — Thousands of students formed human chains outside schools across Hong Kong on Monday to show solidarity after violent weekend clashes between police and activists seeking democratic reforms in the semiautonomous Chinese territory. The silent protest came as the Hong Kong governme...
04:00 2019-09-10

Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
16:39 2019-08-16