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Hong Kong soccer fans stage protest against China

Thousands of Hong Kong football fans booed loudly and turned their backs when the Chinese national anthem was played before a World Cup qualifier match against Iran on Tuesday, taking the city's ...

Hong Kong soccer fans stage protest against China

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Hong Kong Soccer Fans Turn Their Backs And Boo Chinese National Anthem Fans at Hong Kong Stadium turned their backs on the Chinese national anthem prior to a World Cup qualifying match against Iran on Tuesday, bringing the long-running pro-democracy protests to the sporting world, per the Associated Press. The fans not only turned their backs, but also held up signs wi...
22:39 2019-09-10

Hong Kong ignores protest deadline to scrap extradition bill, sets stage for further protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the stage for a new wave of demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city....
11:13 2019-06-20

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that hardens ideological tensions between the rival powers....
01:26 2019-08-17

Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage in China An unknown assailant stabbed Hong Kong actor Simon Yam on Saturday during a promotional event in mainland China but Yam's injuries were not life-threatening, Chinese state media reported....
15:39 2019-07-20

If I protest in Hong Kong and travel to mainland China, will I be able to come home? In late May, two weeks before the first major anti-extradition bill march in Hong Kong, four high school friends and I took a day trip to the Chinese city of Shenzhen for a birthday celebration....
15:13 2019-08-22

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent......
00:26 2019-06-10

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the plan is also mounting, with criticism coming from the EU and the US....
08:52 2019-06-09

Hong Kong protest: China says violent demonstrations 'totally intolerable' Beijing’s liaison office says storming of parliament is ‘an extreme challenge’ to the rule of lawThe Chinese government has issued a strong condemnation of protesters who stormed and vandalised the Hong Kong’s legislature late on Monday, calling the act “totally intolerable”.In a statement carried b...
09:13 2019-07-02

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest bill that would allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and business executives off the streets without legal proceedings....
02:52 2019-06-10

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that would enable China to extradite fugitives from the city....
05:13 2019-06-09

Twitter accuses China of anti-Hong Kong protest campaign China sowed political discord and undermined the protest movement in Hong Kong on Twitter, the company has said. The social media platform notified Facebook, where a state-backed disinformation operation was also found....
04:00 2019-08-20

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public backlash against the city's pro-Beijing leadership in years....
16:26 2019-06-09

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong's laws and repeated President Donald Trump's warning that it would be harder for Washington to make a trade deal with Beijing if there was violence in the former British territory....
00:00 2019-08-20

| Hong Kong grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe Hong Kong grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a criminal probe into the unparalleled challenge to its authority....
23:13 2019-07-02

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest Hong Kong protest against China Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday to rally against the Beijing government.        ...
05:39 2019-08-19

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bringing the busiest parts of the city to a standstill and drawing the largest crowds seen here since pro-democracy demonstrations paralyzed its center fo...
14:26 2019-06-09

Hong Kong: tens of thousands protest as China condemns US 'gross interference' More than 100,000 people are expected to join rally after police denied permission for marchHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyTens of thousands of Hong Kong people flocked to a downtown park for a fresh rally after two months of increasingly violent clashes that have prompted severe war...
11:52 2019-08-18

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.        ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Several hundred thousand people jammed Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in the biggest rally for years to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
13:39 2019-06-09

Protest fears stalk Hong Kong businesses as China threat looms Walking a tightrope between anti-government protests and political masters in Beijing, many Hong Kong firms are opting to toe the Communist Party line to avoid potential repercussions having seen what happened at Cathay Pacific Airways....
09:13 2019-08-23

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a day after the city's biggest protest since its handover from British to Chinese rule in 1997....
00:52 2019-06-11

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets demanding it be scrapped and she resign in the biggest protest to shake the city in years....
13:00 2019-06-10

Hong Kong International Airport cancels all flights, China compares protest to 'terrorism' Hong Kong International Airport canceled all flights Monday after a swarm of pro-democracy demonstrators occupied the main terminal, prompting a fiery denunciation in which Chinese authorities likened the protest to "terrorism."...
22:13 2019-08-12

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

China's State Media Show Hong Kong Protest Images, Fanning Public Anger China’s state media aired images from the aftermath of Hong Kong’s latest antigovernment protests, a change in tack that appears aimed at fanning public anger against the demonstrations, as Beijing signaled support for a stronger crackdown by authorities in the city....
19:00 2019-07-22

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow extradition to mainland China....
07:26 2019-06-12

The Latest: Tunisian soccer fans protest over Africa final Supporters of Tunisian side Esperance are protesting outside a hotel in Paris where African soccer officials are deciding whether their Champions League final victory should stand        ...
14:26 2019-06-04

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFull story: thousands of protesters vow ‘no retreat’ after debate postponed 7.14am BST More pics from the #hongkong protests from the amazing and indefati...
08:26 2019-06-12

Portland Timbers, Seattle Sounders fans stage silent protest over MLS ban on political signs Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders fans were silent for the first 33 minutes of Friday's match between the two squads due to a new MLS policy.       ...
19:52 2019-08-24

China's Hong Kong office condemns 'near-terrorist acts' at Hong Kong airport China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned what it called "near-terrorist acts" at Hong Kong's airport and reiterated support for local authorities to severely punish those responsible amid an escalating crisis in the Chinese-controlled city....
07:52 2019-08-14

Then and Now: 79 Days of Protest in Hong Kong It has been 79 days since an estimated one million people took to the streets of Hong Kong to join a protest that kicked off a summer of upheaval, and the movement shows little sign of abating. The protests that gripped this semiautonomous region of China beginning on June 9 have become its longest ...
20:00 2019-08-27

Hong Kong protesters stage airport sit-in for international support Pro-democracy protesters held a sit-in in the arrivals hall of Hong Kong's airport. City leaders have said they will not concede to protesters' demands....
20:00 2019-08-09

Arrest of Hong Kong Activists, Rally Ban Set Stage for More Clashes As the city enters its 13th weekend of unrest, the political deadlock has no end in sight, with no concessions from local authorities to protester demands....
17:00 2019-08-30

Arrest of Hong Kong Activists, Rally Ban Set Stage for Clashes The arrests of prominent pro-democracy activists and the ban of a mass rally set the stage for a pivotal weekend showdown between protesters and the city’s authorities, as the confrontation showed no signs of abating....
04:13 2019-08-31

Hong Kong protesters stage sit-in to mark vicious attack A crowd of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong staged a silent sit-in at the Yuen Long MTR station on Wednesday evening, marking a month since a group of suspected organized crime group members violently attacked demonstrators there....
10:39 2019-08-22

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam’s comments on Tuesday came after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory over the weekend to...
06:52 2019-06-11

Hong Kong protest: Another day on the front lines Hong Kong’s summer has been defined by upheaval. Gigi, who is 16, has been a constant presence at anti-government demonstrations in the semiautonomous territory. She dons a helmet, goggles and respira......
00:52 2019-08-24

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize their dissent — with protest tattoos. Artists in the city say they have been inundated with requests for ink that includes symbols of outrage, in...
00:26 2019-08-19

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extradition law that critics say will allow mainland China to pursue its political opponents in the city,...
13:13 2019-06-09

Hundreds Protest At Hong Kong Airport, Day After Shutdown Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters staged a new rally on Tuesday at Hong Kong's airport, a day after a massive demonstration there triggered a shutdown at the busy international travel hub....
10:26 2019-08-13

Police use tear gas to quell Hong Kong protest Police carrying riot shields and firing tear gas moved in shortly after midnight to clear protesters, who hours earlier, swarmed into the legislature's main building. (July 1)        ...
23:52 2019-07-01

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer of dissent is showing no sign of abating....
00:39 2019-07-16

Opponents of Hong Kong extradition law plan another protest HONG KONG (AP) — Opponents of a proposed extradition law plan a protest Monday as Hong Kong marks the anniversary of the former British colony’s handover to China, and police said they were taking steps to prevent the possible disruption of a flag-raising ceremony. Hundreds of thousands of peo...
16:00 2019-06-29

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors about the political crisis that has rocked the city....
06:26 2019-07-08

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WATCH NOW....
08:00 2019-06-13

A Brief History of Protest in Post-Handover Hong Kong Demonstrations in Hong Kong over the past two weeks have been recognized as likely the largest in the city’s history. Sparked by a proposal to amend extradition laws to allow suspects to be transferred to mainland China for trial, two marches drew extraordinary numbers into the streets for wha...
12:26 2019-06-20

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill was suspended and she apologized....
11:26 2019-06-17

Hong Kong defies ban and sweep of arrests for yet another protest Police declined to authorize a march on Saturday and intensified their crackdown on Hong Kong activists, but thousands of protesters showed up anyway....
13:26 2019-08-31

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
12:52 2019-06-09

Hong Kong Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vandalized....
08:39 2019-07-04

Belting out karaoke is Hong Kong’s new protest method Thousands of Hong Kong people have belted out protest karaoke in shopping malls in the latest act of resistance of a movement pushing for democratic reforms...
08:52 2019-09-12

Hong Kong lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black have joined a silent march in Hong Kong to protest proposed amendments to an extradition law that critics say would erode the territory’s independent legal system...
17:39 2019-06-06

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protest shutdown Hong Kong's airport has reopened, but authorities have warned that dozens of flights would still be affected. The airport, one of the world's busiest, was shut down Monday due to anti-government protests....
04:26 2019-08-13

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific warns against protest outside its premises Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways warned against what it described as an illegal protest planned outside its facilities on Wednesday and that it had zero tolerance for "violent activities" and any staff who took part....
08:13 2019-08-28

30 Years After Tiananmen, the Future for Protest in Hong Kong Is Hazy As demonstrators in Hong Kong prepare to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, one question on people’s minds is: For how much longer? Many in this city fear Beijing’s increasingly heavy influence is starting to stifle their freedoms....
13:52 2019-06-02

Drone video shows massive protest in Hong Kong Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters on Wednesday, delaying a legislative session on a proposed extradition bill that has heightened fears over greater Chinese control. (June 12)        ...
20:39 2019-06-12

'P is for protest': Hong Kong families take to the streets in pro-democracy rally Event billed as rally to ‘guard our children’s future’ given permit by authorities, unlike others planned for weekendArmed with balloons and strollers, several hundred families took to the streets in Hong Kong on Saturday to show support for pro-democracy protests that are now in their third month.T...
12:13 2019-08-10

| 'P is for protest': Hong Kong families join pro-democracy rally Armed with balloons and strollers, several hundred families have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to show support for pro-democracy protests that are now in their third month....
11:00 2019-08-10

Flights resuming at Hong Kong airport after protest chaos Flights resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
12:39 2019-08-14

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges...
12:52 2019-06-09

The Latest: Hong Kong students protest bill in Taiwan HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 2 p.m. Dozens of people are protesting outside the Hong Kong Consulate in Taiwan to denounce proposed amendments to Hong Kong’s extradition laws. Hong Kong students sitting outside the consulate i...
09:26 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Thousands Take to the Streets Many protesters said they were no longer demonstrating only against a contentious extradition bill but also the city’s leadership and the police response to the protests....
09:13 2019-06-16

In Hong Kong, Protest Photo Evokes Memories of Tiananmen Era A New York Times photographer captured an image of an unarmed protester peacefully confronting a Hong Kong police officer. For many, it has brought back memories of 1989....
03:13 2019-08-27

WRAPUP 2-Hong Kong airport faces more protest turbulence Hong Kong braced for multiple anti-government demonstrations on Friday and a "stress test" of the airport this weekend, as weeks of protest in the Chinese-ruled city showed no signs of let-up amid rising tension between China and some Western nations....
11:13 2019-08-23

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters.        ...
05:13 2019-06-10

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful Hong Kong protest Hong Kong enjoyed a rare calm weekend after 10 weeks of civil unrest, with no violent clashes reported Sunday as up to 1.7 million protesters turned local streets into seas of umbrellas amid torrential rains. Riot police who have repeatedly clashed with pro-democracy demonstrators kept a low profile...
00:26 2019-08-19

Hong Kong leader sees 'way out' of chaos after peaceful protest Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore calm and that talks with non-violent protesters would provide "a way out" for the Chinese-ruled city....
10:13 2019-08-20

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquarters after his release from prison. (June 17)        ...
13:13 2019-06-17

Organizers: More than 1 million protest in Hong Kong against extradition plan Organizers estimated more than a million people turned out for a protest Sunday in Hong Kong against a government proposal that could allow extraditions to mainland China....
00:13 2019-06-10

Lithuania says Chinese diplomats interfered at pro-Hong Kong protest Lithuania said on Monday it had lodged an official protest to the Chinese embassy after some of its diplomats became involved in disruptions at a pro-Hong Kong demonstration in the capital Vilnius last month....
16:39 2019-09-02

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
04:26 2019-06-11

6 Arrested In Protest At Hong Kong's Popular Tourist Area Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors......
14:26 2019-07-08

Cathay Pacific CEO quits over Hong Kong protest blowback Rupert Hogg is the first major corporate casualty of the Hong Kong protests, as firms face pressure to support Beijing. The airline has been forced to clamp down after some of its staff joined the protests....
16:13 2019-08-16

The Latest: Hong Kong session delayed as protest gathers The start of a Hong Kong legislative session on a contentious extradition bill has been delayed as protesters massed outside to block entry to the chamber and government headquarters...
06:00 2019-06-12

Protest march in downtown Hong Kong erupts into violence A mixed crowd of hardcore protesters in black and wearing masks, along with families with children, spilled into the roads of the Causeway Bay shopping belt and marched for over 2 kilometres to the central business district....
14:26 2019-09-15

Hong Kong airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest Hong Kong International Airport said in a statement that the demonstration “seriously disrupted” airport operations. It said all check-in services for departing flights had been suspended.       ...
14:39 2019-08-12

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large HONG KONG (AP) — Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects to be tried in mainland Chinese courts. The prospect of further protests over the weekend loomed large, however, with demonstrators s...
05:00 2019-06-14

Hong Kong protesters stage fresh rallies as leader says bill withdrawal a first step Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Friday said measures announced this week to help restore order in the Chinese-ruled city were a first step, and disagreed with a credit downgrade by rating agency Fitch after months of sometimes violent protests....
13:39 2019-09-06

Hong Kong Airline Suspends 2 Pilots For Joining Airport Protest Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
03:52 2019-08-15

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing says he regrets protest comments were misrepresented Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing said on Friday he deeply regrets that recent comments he made regarding protests in the financial hub were misrepresented and reiterated that any actions that violate the rule of law cannot be tolerated....
14:26 2019-09-13

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Leader Pledges to Listen More Tense scenes as the police push back protesters attempting to disrupt an annual ceremony marking the anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese control from Britain....
06:13 2019-07-01

Hong Kong airport suspends all flight check-ins on 2nd day of mass protest A day after thousands of protesters brought the Hong Kong airport to a standstill, almost 350 more flights were canceled Tuesday as China accuses the United States of working to undermine the island's stability....
13:39 2019-08-13

Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extradition bill triggered clashes between police and activists and plunged the city into crisis....
15:52 2019-07-20

More than 50 arrested as Hong Kong's fiery 13th protest weekend began Police and protesters faced off in Hong Kong for the 13th consecutive weekend of pro-democracy protests, amid plumes of tear gas and scattered fires. Over a long night of violent clashes, police fired two warning shots skyward, and rolled out a water cannon for the second time this summer. Protester...
17:52 2019-09-01

Huge crowds defy police in peaceful Hong Kong protest Hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters of all ages returned to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, in a massive show of solidarity for a movement that appeared on the verge of losing popular support....
06:26 2019-08-19

With Hong Kong divided, Beijing tries new tactic to discredit protest movement It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving an inch of ground....
09:00 2019-08-08

Hong Kong: tens of thousands turn out to protest against new surveillance tactics Masked protesters gather to voice anger at surveillance culture that includes lampposts equipped with an array of sensorsTens of thousands of demonstrators have begun an anti-government protest in Hong Kong as the city’s 12th week of protests shows no sign of abating.Sunday’s rally – in Kowloon’s Kw...
10:26 2019-08-24

Hong Kong democracy activists arrested, protest march banned Hong Kong police have arrested well-known activist Joshua Wong and another core member of a pro-democracy group in a mounting crackdown on people involved in this summer’s protests...
09:39 2019-08-30

Thousands of Hong Kong students protest, call for democratic reforms Thousands of Hong Kong students boycotted the first day of school Monday to continue a series of protests that began in June over calls for autonomy from mainland China and democratic reforms....
00:39 2019-09-03

Activists push Sunday protest despite Hong Kong bill delay Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forward...
03:26 2019-06-16

Hong Kong: hundreds of thousands join protest in pouring rain Huge crowds fill downtown park and surrounding streets, forcing police to block roadsHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyHundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people flocked to a downtown park for a fresh rally after two months of increasingly violent clashes that have prompted severe warnin...
14:52 2019-08-18

Hong Kong airport operating normally despite planned "stress test" protest Hong Kong's airport and the roads and railways leading to it were operating normally early on Saturday despite plans by protesters to implement a "stress test" of transport links to the aviation hub early in the day....
07:39 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstration against the proposed extradition bill last Sunday. Police put that count at 240,000....
08:39 2019-06-16

Hong Kong democracy activists get bail, protest march banned A Hong Kong court has granted bail to well-known activist Joshua Wong and another core member of a pro-democracy group who were arrested in a mounting crackdown on this summer’s protests...
13:00 2019-08-30

The Latest: Hong Kong police mobilize amid protest calls HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a highly contentious extradition bill in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Local media reports in Hong Kong say police are mobilizing thousands of additional officers to keep order amid calls for protesters to begin gathering Tuesday night to oppose a highly conte...
12:00 2019-06-11

Hong Kong Protest Against Mainland Chinese Traders Turns Violent Several thousand demonstrators gathered on Saturday in the streets of a Hong Kong border town popular with mainlanders shopping for “parallel goods” to sell on....
17:52 2019-07-13

Hong Kong students plan class boycott for protest demands Hong Kong university student leaders say they will call for a two-week class boycott to press the government for a response to the demands of the protest movement that has gripped the city...
15:39 2019-08-22

Hong Kong Protest: Organizers Claim Record Turnout of Nearly 2 Million The day after Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, massive crowds of protesters filled the city’s streets, increasing public pressure on the government to eliminate the bill completely....
18:26 2019-06-16

Hong Kong’s Civil Servants Join a Widening Protest Movement Hong Kong’s civil servants symbolically turned against the city’s government Friday evening, joining forces with the protest movement that has rocked Asia’s financial center this summer. The staid two-hour gathering at a garden in the heart of the financial district reflects just h...
00:00 2019-08-03

Hong Kong police fend off airport protest after night of violence Police checked for tickets and passports to allow only airline passengers through to the Hong Kong airport to avoid the chaos of last weekend's protests....
21:26 2019-09-07

Hong Kong riot police fire teargas at protest groups Demonstrators break into multiple fronts in attempt to outrun police across cityHong Kong has been gripped by another night of violence after a peaceful afternoon march in Tai Po splintered into several fronts as protesters attempted to outrun the police.Riot police fired teargas at crowds in the ne...
21:52 2019-08-10

Latest Hong Kong Protest Plays to a Different Crowd: Mainland Chinese As thousands of protesters marched in their fourth mass demonstration in a month, their target is expanding beyond the city’s government to the more distant power they blame for their eroding freedoms: China itself....
18:52 2019-07-07

Hong Kong police draw guns in latest protest violence Hong Kong police drew their guns Sunday night after protesters attacked officers with sticks and rods, and brought out water cannon trucks for the first time....
05:52 2019-08-26

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

Fresh Hong Kong protest ends peacefully with demands unmet HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong have ended their overnight siege of police headquarters peacefully, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader to formally withdraw a contentious extradition bill and police to apologize for heavy handed tactics are unmet. By daybreak Sa...
04:00 2019-06-22

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
08:39 2019-06-10

Hong Kong artist offers free protest-themed tattoos A Hong Kong artist is offering free protest-themed tattoos to people who want to show their support for pro-democracy demonstrations in the Chinese territory....
14:00 2019-08-27

Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protest Bill On Chinese Extraditions Corporate lawyers and university students, housewives and religious leaders, migrant workers and artists - a seeming cross-section of society - rose up on Sunday in one of the largest demonstrations......
03:52 2019-06-10

Huge Crowd Takes Hong Kong Protest Message To US Consulate A huge crowd of pro-democracy activists marched to the United States consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to ramp up international pressure on Beijing following three months of huge and sometimes......
19:13 2019-09-08

Frustration of surviving pricey Hong Kong stirs protest anger Young people in Hong Kong have been at the forefront of violent protests over a proposed extradition law that have shaken the city and angered Beijing....
04:26 2019-07-04

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite suspects from the city to face charges in mainland China....
18:00 2019-06-09

Hong Kong police fire tear gas after fending off airport protest Hong Kong police prevented anti-government protesters from blocking access to the airport on Saturday, but fired tear gas for a second night running in the Chinese-ruled city's densely populated district of Mong Kok in the 14th week of unrest....
02:52 2019-09-08

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
18:00 2019-06-09

Hong Kong residents deface Chinese emblem in latest protest A blackened national Chinese emblem has become Hong Kong residents’ latest expression of protest against mainland authorities after tens of thousands of people took part in the city’s latest pro-democracy march...
15:13 2019-07-21

Hong Kong elite take tentative steps out of line over extradition law protest Business leaders fear their firms could be vulnerable if Carrie Lam’s stalled bill passesDays after Hong Kong’s first major protest against its stalled extradition law, a property firm decided to take a £2.5m hit and abandon an option to develop a slice of prime city land, blaming “social contradict...
23:26 2019-06-22

Hundreds protest outside Hong Kong government headquarters before debate on extradition law Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controversial extradition law that would allow accused people to be sent to China for trial....
10:13 2019-06-12

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
12:52 2019-06-10

45 Injured As Hong Kong Protest Escalates, Triad Gangs Seen On Streets Anger soared in Hong Kong on Monday over a vicious assault against pro-democracy protesters by suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded, in a dramatic escalation of the political turmoil......
14:39 2019-07-22

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protest Hong Kong’s government has signaled it will push forward on amending extradition laws despite a massive protest that underscored fears the public has about China’s broadening footprint in the semi-autonomous territory...
10:52 2019-06-10

Hong Kong braces for airport protest after night of violent clashes Hong Kong announced new curbs on rail travel on Sunday ahead of the latest in a series of planned protests targeting the airport after a night of widespread violent street clashes in the Chinese-ruled territory....
06:00 2019-09-22

Hong Kong tells US to stay out; students form protest chains Thousands of students formed human chains in schools across Hong Kong to show solidarity after violent weekend clashes to push for democratic reforms. The government told the U.S. to stay out of its affairs....
14:52 2019-09-09

Hong Kong cops fend off another massive protest inside airport A mass of Hong Kong police fended off an attempt by protesters to once again shut down the city’s airport. Police checked people traveling to the airport Saturday for passports and tickets, preventing demonstrators from making it to the airport. On buses and trains headed to the Chek Lap Kok A...
18:39 2019-09-07

Hong Kong Police Derail Another Airport Protest, But Battles Continue HONG KONG — Hong Kong police thwarted another disruption at the airport by pro-democracy activists but had to battle protesters at subway stations on Saturday, as the months-long unrest showed no signs of abating even after the government offered a concession days earlier. Police mounted road ...
22:13 2019-09-07

| Huge crowd takes Hong Kong protest message to US consulate A huge crowd of pro-democracy activists marched to the United States consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to ramp up international pressure on Beijing following three months of huge and sometimes violent protests....
15:13 2019-09-08

Hong Kong: thousands gather for fresh protest against extradition bill Sit-in outside Legislative Council offices is fourth demonstration in two weeks in the citySmall crowds of demonstrators, most of them young, gathered in central Hong Kong on Friday morning for their fourth protest in two weeks, to demand the government withdraw a controversial extradition law and h...
06:39 2019-06-21

Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear conscience.”...
12:13 2019-06-10

Hong Kong extradition bill: Thousands march in large-scale protest Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Hong Kong as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled leader to suspend a controversial extradition bill....
12:00 2019-06-16

Massive crowds storm Hong Kong’s streets to protest extradition bill A crowd estimated to be larger than 1 million took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow ​China to extradite people to mainland China in the most massive protests since Britain handed back control of the city in 1997. The throngs streaming th...
02:52 2019-06-10

Hong Kong horse races, fireworks called off amid protest threat Hong Kong's Jockey Club canceled all races planned for Wednesday after pro-democracy protesters said they would target the Happy Valley racecourse where a horse part-owned by a pro-China lawmaker was due to run....
16:13 2019-09-18

Hong Kong Officer Fires Shot, and Police Use Water Cannons at Protest The police drew their pistols and unleashed rounds of tear gas at protesters, who threw bricks and firebombs, as a weekend of violence followed nearly two weeks of relatively peaceful rallies....
18:13 2019-08-25

Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy on Friday, with banks re-opening branches closed during violent protests against a proposed extradition bill with mainland China....
05:00 2019-06-14

Hong Kong children form chains of protest as economic worries grow Hundreds of uniformed school students, many wearing masks, formed human chains in districts across Hong Kong on Monday in support of anti-government protesters after another weekend of clashes in the Chinese-ruled city....
01:13 2019-09-10

At Hong Kong Restaurant, Protest-Themed Menu Features "Eyeball" Mocktails Pro-democracy protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months are providing culinary inspiration for a restaurant that offers a themed menu with spicy wasabi-spiked "tear gas" eggs and......
06:00 2019-09-21

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the building Wednesday out of concern the measure signaled greater Chinese control and further erosion of civil liberties in the semiautonomous territory. The ov...
09:26 2019-06-12

Traveller24.com | UPDATE: Hong Kong Airport re-opens after pro-democracy protest paralysis One of the world's busiest airports has re-opened after the week kicked off with a throng of protests that turned violent - causing all flights to be cancelled for two days straight....
11:26 2019-08-14

Huge Hong Kong protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, organizers of the march said....
10:52 2019-06-08

Hong Kong lawyers protest "polarizing" extradition bill in rare march More than 3,000 Hong Kong lawyers held a rare protest march on Thursday against a proposed extradition bill that could see individuals sent to China to face trial in what the last British governor said would be a "terrible blow" to the rule of law....
15:00 2019-06-06

| WATCH: Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong is released from prison Joshua Wong, the student leader who became the face of Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" democracy protests in 2014, is released from prison. WATCH NOW....
09:13 2019-06-17

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas To Counter Protest Petrol Bombs Hong Kong police used tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after some activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as China freed a British consulate......
13:39 2019-08-24

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Police and Protesters in Tense Standoff After Clashes Demonstrators, protesting a contentious extradition bill, threw bricks, bottles and umbrellas at riot police guarding the city’s Legislative Council. The police responded with tear gas, pepper spray and batons....
13:52 2019-06-12

Tens of thousands march through Hong Kong to protest Chinese extradition bill Protests against the now-suspended bill have drawn millions of people to the streets in the former British colony in recent weeks, posing the biggest challenge Beijing has faced to its rule in the territory since Hong Kong returned to Chinese control in 1997....
22:39 2019-07-07

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing urges love, not violence, in first protest comments Li Ka-shing's message in front-page advertisements in major newspapers in Hong Kong urged the public to "cease the anger with love" and "stop the violence."...
15:26 2019-08-16

Hong Kong police fend off airport protest but tear gas fired again in Kowloon Hong Kong police prevented anti-government protesters from blocking access to the airport on Saturday, but fired tear gas for a second night running in the Chinese-ruled city's densely populated district of Mong Kok in the 14th week of unrest....
16:39 2019-09-07

Hong Kong Leader Suspends Extradtion Bill; Activists Say Sunday Protest Still On Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at a press conference in Hong Kong Saturday, June 15, 2019. Lam said she will suspend a proposed extradition bill indefinitely in response to widespread public unhappiness over the measure, which would enable authorities to send some suspects to st...
15:00 2019-06-15

RPT-Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong on Friday as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy, with banks re-opening branches closed during violent protests against a proposed extradition bill with mainland China....
08:52 2019-06-14

US Upgrades Hong Kong Travel Warning Ahead Of Planned Airport Protest Washington on Thursday warned US citizens to "exercise increased caution" when travelling to Hong Kong, as protesters announced three days of new demonstrations at the city's airport....
04:52 2019-08-09

Thousands gather in Hong Kong in latest protest against controversial extradition bill Thousands of people have gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong for the latest in a series of mass protests over the extradition bill that sparked crisis and violent clashes....
09:52 2019-07-21

Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony, after Beijing targeted the airline over staff involvement in mass protests....
13:26 2019-08-16

China will not tolerate attempts to separate Hong Kong from China: state media Hong Kong is an inseparable part of China and any form of secessionism "will be crushed", state media said on Monday, a day after demonstrators rallied at the U.S. consulate to ask for help in bringing democracy to city....
06:00 2019-09-09

Hong Kong lets protesters' deadline to scrap extradition bill pass, setting stage for further demos Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared to ignore a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the stage for a new wave of demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city....
13:52 2019-06-20

Pro-Beijing groups tear down Hong Kong's protest walls, raising risk of clashes Groups of China supporters pulled down "Lennon Walls" of anti-government protest messages across Hong Kong on Saturday, raising the possibility of clashes with democracy supporters and another weekend of trouble....
07:39 2019-09-21

Protest chaos grips Hong Kong with tear gas, water cannon and pouring rain Police fired water cannon and tear gas in running battles with brick-throwing anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday, the second day of violent clashes in the Chinese-ruled city....
23:00 2019-08-25

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh protests against a controversial bill allowing extradition to China....
12:52 2019-06-17

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 2014’s Occupy Central protests, thousands of anti-government protesters surrounded the Hong Kong government offices and Legislative Council building at Ad...
08:26 2019-06-12

Hong Kong leader says she hopes non-violent protest puts city on road to peace Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hopes a non-violent weekend protest that saw hundreds of thousands take to the streets in an anti-government rally was the beginning of efforts to restore peace in the Chinese-ruled city....
10:13 2019-08-20

Hong Kong diners offered protest-inspired 'eyeball' mocktails and 'tear gas' eggs Pro-democracy protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months are providing culinary inspiration for a restaurant that offers a themed menu with spicy wasabi-spiked "tear gas" eggs and......
17:39 2019-09-20

Hong Kong marchers pelt Beijing Liaison Office with eggs in latest protest Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy marchers took the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, marking the sixth straight week of anti-government rallies in the Chinese city....
22:52 2019-07-21

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

Hong Kong families form peaceful human chains ahead of airport protest Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined hands to form human chains on Friday in a peaceful protest, with almost three months of anti-government demonstrations showing no sign of let-up across the Chinese-ruled territory....
09:13 2019-08-24

Hong Kong leader urges calm as protest tensions rise; airport reopens Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the city's recovery from protests that have swept the Asian financial hub could take a long time and that she would be responsible for rebuilding its economy "after the violence eases"....
07:13 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protest news: Car ploughs into protesters as strikes bring city to a standstill The leader of Hong Kong said she had no plans to resign as strikes brought the city to a standstill, with a car ploughing into protesters at one roadblock....
02:26 2019-08-06

‘A Platform for Dialogue.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Promises to Listen to a Community Torn Apart by Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s embattled top official, held out an olive branch to anti-government protesters Tuesday, promising “a platform for dialogue with people from all walks of life.” She added: “This is something that we want to do in a very sincere and humble manner.”...
13:26 2019-08-20

| WATCH | Students form 'human chains' around schools in latest Hong Kong protest Hong Kong's secondary schools have become the latest ideological battleground for pro-democracy protesters with thousands of students taking part in human chain rallies since the new academic year kicked off....
03:39 2019-09-11

Police launch tear gas, protesters throw eggs as Hong Kong protest turns violent Walking in sweltering heat, Hong Kong protesters dressed in black carried a large banner that read “Independent Inquiry for Rule of Law.”        ...
00:52 2019-07-22

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay. The post Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay appeared first on LEX18.com....
08:26 2019-06-13

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continued to protest against a planned extradition law with mainland China....
15:26 2019-06-13

Hong Kong police draw guns, fire tear gas and water cannons in latest protest violence The confrontations were the latest violence in a summer of protests that have shaken the city's government and residents. Police also brought out water cannon trucks for the first time, though they did not use them directly on protesters....
18:39 2019-08-25

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial extradition bill that has tensions on high on the island....
12:13 2019-06-12

Hoping to ‘Make Hong Kong People Happy Again,’ This Bakery’s Mooncakes Now Feature Protest Movement Slogans (HONG KONG) — A Hong Kong bakery is doing its part to support the city’s pro-democracy protest movement by making mooncakes with a message. At Wah Yee Tang, the traditional Chinese harvest festival treat comes with a twist: slogans opposing the city’s Beijing-backed government and ...
15:52 2019-08-20

| Hong Kong protest fallout | Trump re-election kickoff: WATCH the top world news videos for today Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers call on Carrie Lam to step down | In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, Aids cures; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
07:39 2019-06-19

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of massive demonstrations and other protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling political crisis “is dead.” Lam acknowledged that the government’s work on the bill, which would hav...
06:26 2019-07-09

Hong Kong protest escalation: Tear gas, water cannons and a police officer firing a warning shot The tension between law enforcement and pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong escalated over the weekend as police used tear gas, deployed water cannons and drew their guns at protesters — including one officer who fired his weapon in what authorities said was a warning shot....
23:39 2019-08-26

| Hong Kong protest | Trump walks into North Korea: WATCH the top world news videos for today Protesters block major highway in Hong Kong | Trump meets US troops soon after North Korea meeting; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:39 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds block police headquarters in latest protest over extradition bill fallout Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside of Hong Kong's police headquarters in the latest round of protests over the fallout from the controversial extradition bill....
18:26 2019-06-21

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:00 2019-06-13

Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest. The post Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:00 2019-06-11

China's new tactic in Hong Kong It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving an inch of ground....
13:52 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protest: Demonstrations are 'the worst crisis since end of British rule' Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, a senior Beijing official said today, as the city braced for more pro-democracy protests....
20:26 2019-08-07

Hong Kong airport protest: Riot police clash with demonstrators as airport crippled for a second day Riot police armed with pepper spray and swinging batons clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong airport as departing flights were suspended for a second day....
04:13 2019-08-14

Dozens of Designers Work in Shifts to Create Hong Kong Protest Art. Here Are Some Examples of Their Work When he heard that people in Hong Kong were forming a human chain to call for democracy on Aug. 23, a local designer who goes by the name Phesti borrowed from the imagery of local subway signs to create a logo of figures holding hands. Underneath, in typography identical to that used by the train sy...
07:13 2019-09-19

China: Hong Kong protesters 'no different to terrorists' Flights have resumed at Hong Kong airport after two days of clashes between pro-democracy supporters and riot police, as China said anti-government protesters were no different to "terrorists"....
12:39 2019-08-14

Hong Kong still has a future as China's middleman Hong Kong has long been a conduit between China and global business and finance. Now that unique status could be under threat from the gradual erosion of political freedoms....
09:13 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Is Unique---China Needs It to Stay That Way Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems” has always been viewed with deep ambivalence in the ultra-capitalist city and Beijing alike, but maintaining the arrangement is paramount to the success of both....
14:00 2019-09-09

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

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

UK's Labour says government must talk to China over Hong Kong Britain's opposition Labour Party said the government should talk directly with China over Hong Kong and urged Chinese authorities to respect the 'one country, two systems' principle in the former British province....
11:13 2019-08-19

Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain Anyone who loves the unique culture of Hong Kong can sympathize with the demonstrators who are protesting the latest step in a long process of Hong Kong being absorbed by mainland China. The subjugation of Hong Kong to the full weight of the PRC’s oppressive legal system is like watching a beautiful...
18:39 2019-06-27

China vows to crack down on Hong Kong protesters ​China on Tuesday warned the criminals they claim are behind weeks-long protests in Hong Kong not to “play with fire” and ​vowed to crack down on the ​organizers, signaling that Beijing has no intention of giving in to their demands. “We would like to make it clear to the very small grou...
20:39 2019-08-06

US and China row over 'dangerous' Hong Kong reports on diplomat The US has slammed Chinese-backed media in Hong Kong for their reports on a US envoy who met pro-democracy activists. China is trying to frame mass protests in Hong Kong as being fueled by the West....
13:13 2019-08-10

How Important Is Hong Kong To The Rest Of China? An Explainer Concerns over Hong Kong's political and economic future are growing as pro-democracy protests drag on and turn increasingly violent, and China makes clear that forceful intervention is possible....
10:00 2019-09-05

Explainer: How important is Hong Kong to the rest of China? Concerns over Hong Kong's political and economic future are growing as pro-democracy protests drag on and turn increasingly violent, and China makes clear that forceful intervention is possible....
04:13 2019-09-05

| China says army can be deployed at Hong Kong's request China issued a stark reminder that its army could be deployed in Hong Kong if city authorities requested support in maintaining "public order" after weeks of sometimes violent protests....
16:13 2019-07-24

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

Hong Kong Was Once Passionate About China. Now, It’s Indifferent or Contemptuous. Hong Kong’s intellectual and emotional links with the mainland, once strong, are withering, and this distance and disinterest could be the biggest threat facing Beijing....
09:52 2019-09-03

How China Can Recover Even If Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam Quits A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand the chief executive’s resignation -- and even establishment figures are questioning her judgment -- after she pus...
08:39 2019-06-18

China says Hong Kong situation still complex and grim The situation in Hong Kong remains complex and grim but there have been positive changes, Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office spokesman Yang Guang said on Tuesday....
09:52 2019-09-03

China Says It Firmly Supports Hong Kong Leader Beijing on Tuesday threw its backing behind Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam after an audio recording emerged of her saying she wanted to quit over three months of unrest in the semi-autonomous city....
20:39 2019-09-03

China says will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its summit this week....
05:52 2019-06-24

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

'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

Tension in Hong Kong on eve of anniversary of China handover Pro- and anti-government demonstrators rally, with mass protest planned on MondayThousands of pro-government protesters have rallied outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong as tensions rose on the eve of what is expected to be Hong Kong’s fourth mass protest in a month against a controversi...
19:13 2019-06-30

China Will Not Allow Hong Kong Issue To Be Discussed At G20 Summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its upcoming summit....
05:26 2019-06-24

Employee at UK's consulate in Hong Kong detained in China Detention comes amid more than two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong An employee at the UK’s consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by mainland Chinese authorities on his way back to the city, his girlfriend has said.Simon Cheng, 28, was returning from a trip in Shenzhen to his native ...
13:00 2019-08-20

China rotates new batch of troops into Hong Kong China's military has rotated a new batch of troops into Hong Kong describing the move as routine, state media said on Thursday, as protests against Beijing continue to rock the Asian financial hub....
03:13 2019-08-29

China vows no ‘mercy’ for Hong Kong protesters Chinese authorities accused Hong Kong demonstrators of engaging in "terrorism" and promised to stamp out protests mercilessly after a weekend of brutal crackdowns by police....
02:52 2019-08-13

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle of "one country, two systems" is in jeopardy, says Dang Yuan....
23:39 2019-06-16

China interrupts Hong Kong pop star Denise Ho at UN Chinese diplomats repeatedly interrupted a Hong Kong pop star and activist as she accused Beijing of "preventing our democracy at all costs" in a speech to the United Nations on Monday....
04:39 2019-07-09

China accuses G7 of 'meddling with ill intentions' in Hong Kong China condemned a joint statement by leaders of the Group of 7 who called for calm amid ongoing protests in Hong Kong, warning that the semi-autonomous region belongs to China....
11:39 2019-08-28

China Releases Employee of U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Simon Cheng, a Hong Kong citizen who works as a trade and investment officer at the British consulate, has returned to the city after being detained in China for 15 days....
01:52 2019-08-26

| At UN, Hong Kong activist calls for more pressure on China Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice by a diplomat from Beijing....
15:13 2019-07-09

| China tells US to stop trying to 'mess up' Hong Kong Beijing on Friday denounced what it called "violent interference" by US lawmakers critical of what they see as a worsening human rights environment in Hong Kong....
23:13 2019-06-14

China deploys fresh troops to Hong Kong China's military deployed fresh troops to Hong Kong on Thursday in what it called a routine rotation amid speculation that it might intervene in the city's pro-democracy protests....
22:00 2019-08-29

China warns UK over Hong Kong: 'No country has right to intervene' China has dismissed the UK's concerns over Hong Kong, warning "no country has the right to intervene" - and insisted the former British colony was none of its business....
04:52 2019-07-03

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to the streets to demand parliament nix the controversial law....
02:00 2019-06-11

Hong Kong critical to China but uncertainty reigns China doesn't need the former Crown colony quite as much as it did back in 1997 when it switched from British rule. But the Special Administrative Region remains a valuable conduit for Beijing....
16:13 2019-08-16

UK's May urges China to respect autonomy in Hong Kong British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday China must respect the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong and that she had been in touch with China's government to raise concerns about the situation in the former British colony....
13:52 2019-07-03

China to Britain: Keep your 'colonial' hands off Hong Kong China told Britain to keep its hands off Hong Kong on Wednesday while London called for Beijing to honor the agreements made when the city was handed over in 1997, escalating a diplomatic spat over the former British colony....
14:00 2019-07-04

Britain No Longer Has Any Responsibility For Hong Kong, Says China Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after the British government reiterated its......
13:39 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protesters ask for British help in pressuring China The Chinese-ruled territory has been rocked by weeks of sometimes violent pro-democracy protests, with demonstrators angry about what they see as creeping interference by Beijing in their city's affairs despite a promise of autonomy....
06:00 2019-09-15

Hong Kong Leader Says China Extradition Bill "Dead" Hong Kong's embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday announced a widely loathed China extradition law that has sparked unprecedented political unrest "is dead" -- but she stopped short of demands to......
09:26 2019-07-09

West reluctant to criticize China over Hong Kong stance Clashes in Hong Kong have grown more violent and Beijing has ramped up its intimidation tactics as protests enter their 11th week. But so far, the West has shied away from openly chiding China....
05:00 2019-08-15

GOP senator calls for China boycott as Hong Kong rages Americans should boycott Chinese products in response to the intensifying political crisis in Hong Kong, a Republican lawmaker urged amid rumors Beijing is ready to use military force to shut down protests....
08:39 2019-08-14

'We can't do anything': China accused of muffling voices of Hong Kong supporters Advocacy groups say activists in mainland China are being threatened or detained for posting messages of support or retweeting news stories Chen Siming, a 58-year-old Chinese activist, has followed the protests in Hong Kong from afar, feeling inspired but also helpless.From across the border in the ...
13:13 2019-09-11

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

Trump says China is sending troops to Hong Kong border President Trump on Tuesday tweeted out an alert on turmoil in Honk Kong, saying China is massing troops the border. “Our Intelligence has informed us that the Chinese Government is moving troops to the Border with Hong Kong. Everyone should be calm and safe!” the president tweeted, aboard Air Force ...
21:13 2019-08-13

Sieren's China: Hong Kong is losing room to maneuver There is no doubt that Hong Kong belongs to China. But DW's Frank Sieren does not believe fugitives on the island should be extradited to the mainland, where they would be subject to a problematic legal system....
03:52 2019-06-14

Going From Hong Kong to Mainland China? Your Phone Is Subject to Search The searches are raising concerns that Beijing is trying to identify travelers sympathetic to the territory’s protest movement and further control what its people see about the unrest....
21:00 2019-08-16

'A cop said I was famous': China accuses foreigners in Hong Kong of being 'agents' Chinese state media and pro-Beijing lawmakers post images of westerners to stoke suspicions of ‘external forces’ Westerners living in Hong Kong are being targeted online by China’s state-owned media and local pro-Beijing politicians who have accused them of stoking demonstrations that have now run i...
18:52 2019-07-31

China Is Playing a Cautious Waiting Game in Hong Kong Hong Kong’s protests continue. The unrest began in response to a proposed law that would allow Hong Kong to extradite its citizens to face prosecution in mainland China’s court system, a plan that stoked fears China could use the law to seize political dissidents and journalists deemed i...
14:26 2019-09-05

China Vows to Punish Hong Kong Protesters Who Break the Law The Chinese government’s support for Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is “firm and steadfast,” a spokesman said, pledging to punish protesters who break the law....
12:52 2019-08-06

China warns Hong Kong protesters of severe repercussions Demonstrators in Hong Kong should not underestimate China's "immense strength," a government official has warned. Unrest has reached new levels in recent days and punishment is "only a matter of time."...
11:26 2019-08-06

China Expresses "Strong Dissatisfaction" With G7 Statement On Hong Kong Beijing on Tuesday voiced "strong dissatisfaction" with a joint statement from the G7 leaders which backed Hong Kong's autonomy and called for calm after months of civil unrest....
12:26 2019-08-27

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

Many in Hong Kong, fearful of China's grasp, flee to Taiwan For Hong Kong resident Yung Xiu Kwan, 67, a proposed extradition law that would allow people in the former British colony to be sent to mainland China for trial was the final straw....
17:26 2019-06-18

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

China criticizes Britain for 'shameless' comments on Hong Kong China on Wednesday denounced British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt as "shameless", saying it had made a diplomatic complaint to London after he warned of consequences if China neglected commitments made when it took back Hong Kong in 1997....
12:00 2019-07-03

| China slams Hong Kong airport protesters as 'terrorist-like' China reacted furiously to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong Kong's airport that turned violent....
16:39 2019-08-14

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

China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of U.K.’s Hong Kong Consulate The detention of a trade officer has raised fears that the police in mainland China are arresting people to dampen support for protests in Hong Kong....
21:00 2019-08-21

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

China Accuses Trump Of "Gross Interference" Over Hong Kong China on Tuesday rebuked Donald Trump for "gross interference" in Hong Kong's affairs after the US president said protesters who stormed the city's legislature wanted democracy for the financial hub....
16:26 2019-07-02

China reiterates support for Hong Kong government on extradition law China's central government firmly supports the Hong Kong government in passing an extradition law allowing people to be sent to mainland China for trial, the foreign ministry reiterated on Wednesday....
12:52 2019-06-12

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

China pressuring corporations to crack down on Hong Kong protesters A major airline company is investigating “rumors circulating online” that employees are drafting a letter supporting the Hong Kong protests as China pressures business leaders to help stifle the political crisis....
18:39 2019-08-20

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

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

UK warns China of serious consequences if Hong Kong rights not honored Britain warned China on Tuesday that there would be serious consequences if the Sino-British declaration on Hong Kong was not honored, saying Britain stood behind the people in the former British colony....
12:39 2019-07-02

Donald Trump Says It's Up To China To Deal With Hong Kong "Riots" U.S. President Donald Trump has described protests in Hong Kong as "riots" that China will have to deal with itself, signalling a hands-off approach to the biggest political crisis gripping the former......
17:52 2019-08-02

UK Consulate Staffer Returns To Hong Kong After China Detention A British consulate employee detained in China has returned to Hong Kong, his family said Saturday, ending a two-week ordeal during which Beijing's state media smeared him with lurid allegations....
22:39 2019-08-24

Britain tells China to honor Hong Kong freedoms Britain told China to honor its commitments to protect freedoms in Hong Kong on Tuesday, after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters in the former British colony....
18:26 2019-07-02

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

China Says It Supports Suspension Of Hong Kong Extradition Bill China's government said on Saturday it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to China and which sparked a week of protests....
15:13 2019-06-15

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would require the government to justify the continuation of......
01:13 2019-06-15

Fitch Downgrades Hong Kong Over China’s Stronger Hand The ratings firm cited Beijing’s growing influence over the city, suggesting that the barriers separating their legal and financial systems were blurring....
15:13 2019-09-06

Hong Kong Protesters Egg China Office At End Of Massive Rally Masked protesters daubed the walls of China's office in Hong Kong with eggs and graffiti Sunday night following another massive rally, focusing anger towards the embodiment of Beijing's rule with no......
16:00 2019-07-21

Hong Kong police fire teargas as China says it will not 'sit idly by' Police fired multiple rounds of tear gas to disperse hundreds of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday after violent clashes a day earlier, and Beijing said it would not let the situation persist....
18:39 2019-08-04

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

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

US hits back at China for targeting diplomat in Hong Kong State department condemns ‘dangerous’ reports identifying US envoy after supposed meeting with activistsOfficial Chinese media reports about a US diplomat who met with student leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement “have gone from irresponsible to dangerous” and must stop, the US state depart...
12:13 2019-08-10

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

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

China says troop rotation in line with law, will protect Hong Kong China rotated troops in its People's Liberation Army garrison in Hong Kong on Thursday, days before protesters planned to hold a march calling for full democracy for the Chinese-ruled city after three months of sometimes violent demonstrations....
10:00 2019-08-29

'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

Valuations in China and Hong Kong look 'fairly decent': Investor Binay Chandgothia of Principal Global Investors says he would start looking to add exposure to stocks in Hong Kong and China as they sell off more. He says the markets could fall up to 10 percent further in the worst case....
12:39 2019-06-13

China tells U.S. to remove 'black hands' from Hong Kong China accused U.S. officials on Tuesday of being behind violent protests in Hong Kong and advised them to remove their "black hands" from the territory....
12:26 2019-07-23

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

Elderly in Hong Kong looking to China for affordable care in retirement After spending time with his 84-year-old mother in a senior care home in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, David Lee walked up to the supervisor and asked to reserve a place there for his own retirement....
09:52 2019-08-20

Hong Kong lawmaker: China may boost pressure after violence A pro-democracy lawmaker who tried to stop Hong Kong protesters from breaking into the legislature says China will likely use the vandalism as a reason to increase pressure on the Chinese territory...
05:26 2019-07-04

| China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' Protesters in Hong Kong must not "play with fire" and mistake China's restraint for weakness, Beijing has warned, in its sharpest rebuke yet of the demonstrations in the semi-autonomous city....
00:26 2019-08-08

China Warns Hong Kong It Will Intervene if Situation Deteriorates A senior Chinese official in charge of Hong Kong affairs warned that Beijing would intervene if the local government proved unable to contain the violent protests, the most explicit threat of intervention to date from the central government....
00:00 2019-08-08

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

Pro-China supporters tear down Hong Kong's 'Lennon Walls' Action against symbol of democracy protests could lead to renewed trouble on city’s streets Groups of pro-China supporters have pulled down “Lennon Walls” of anti-government protest messages in Hong Kong, raising the possibility of clashes with democracy supporters and another weekend of trouble.By ...
06:26 2019-09-21

Charles Li Linked Hong Kong and China but LSE Deal Could Be a Bridge Too Far Charles Li, the head of Hong Kong’s stock exchange, has built his career and company’s success on China. Now that could prove to be his biggest challenge....
06:00 2019-09-13

China warns Canada to 'stop meddling' in Hong Kong China's Embassy in Ottawa told Canada to "stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs" after the North American country made a statement with the European Union in support of the right to peaceful assembly in Hong Kong....
20:00 2019-08-19

China says will continue to support Hong Kong Chief Executive Lam China said on Monday it will continue to support Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, after two million protesters took to the streets with a demand for her to step down....
09:52 2019-06-17

China Hints at Use of Force in Hong Kong and Says U.S. Is Undermining Stability In a new defense strategy, Beijing warned against efforts to divide the country, citing protests in Hong Kong and support for independence for Taiwan, which Beijing claims as its own....
10:00 2019-07-24

China blames US for backing Hong Kong 'violent separatists' The US should stop sending the wrong signals to "violent" protesters in Hong Kong, China has warned. Washington has raised a travel warning as further demonstrations are planned....
16:39 2019-08-08

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 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 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

China Condemns "Terrorist-Like Actions" Of Hong Kong Protesters China reacted furiously Wednesday to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong Kong's airport that turned violent....
03:52 2019-08-15

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

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China continued. International concerns have also been expressed....
15:26 2019-06-13

Five Years Ago Saturday, a Turning Point for Hong Kong and China Beijing’s August 2014 offer to allow general elections — if it chose the candidates — ignited the Umbrella Movement. Protesters were hoping to mark the anniversary on Saturday....
17:00 2019-08-30

China says Hong Kong matters purely an internal affair China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Hong Kong matters are purely a Chinese internal affair and China demands the United States stops interfering in Hong Kong's affairs....
12:00 2019-06-11

A military crackdown in Hong Kong would backfire on China's economy The idea of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on the streets of Hong Kong seemed unthinkable just a few weeks ago. Now it is being considered a possibility....
12:00 2019-08-07

'Hong Kong' searches surge behind China's Great Firewall Chinese censors are working hard to erase or block news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms amid a surge in interest from mainland internet users....
05:00 2019-06-14

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

The Latest: China supports Hong Kong extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. China says it supports an extradition bill that has sparked massive protests in Hong Kong. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Monday that China firmly backs ...
11:52 2019-06-10

Hong Kong protesters target traders from mainland China Thousands of Hong Kongers once again took to the streets in protest, this time to vent out their anger at traders from mainland China who buy goods in Hong Kong and resell them across the border....
16:52 2019-07-13

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

| WATCH | China rotates new batch of troops into Hong Kong China's military is rotating its batch of troops deployed to Hong Kong in a rotation that may be routine, but is likely to strike some nerves in a city that has been embroiled in protests for the past three months....
13:00 2019-08-30

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that would require the government to justify the continuation of special treatment for the territory....
15:52 2019-06-14

UK's Hunt tells China to honor agreement over Hong Kong British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told China that it needed to honor and respect the agreement the countries had made over Hong Kong, as London and Beijing kept up a war of words over the former British colony....
18:26 2019-07-03

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

Rights under threat: how China is bringing Hong Kong to heel Beijing has chipped away at the city’s autonomy for 22 years – and protests reflect growing angerIn the 22 years since Hong Kong reverted to Chinese rule its citizens have enjoyed many freedoms and rights unheard of in mainland China. The territory was promised “a high degree of autonomy” under the ...
18:00 2019-07-05

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

‘Hong Kong Thing’ Is ‘Very Tough,’ but Trump Doesn’t Criticize China Critics and allies said President Trump’s relative disinterest in human rights and focus on economics have kept him from taking sides between China and the protesters....
04:13 2019-08-14

UK's Hunt: we expect China to abide by the 1984 Hong Kong treaty Britain expects China to abide by a 1984 treaty which guarantees basic freedoms to the former British colony of Hong Kong for 50 years, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told Reuters on Tuesday....
16:13 2019-07-02

Facebook and Twitter: It Sure Looks Like China's Spreading Bullshit About Hong Kong Protesters Social media giants Facebook and Twitter this week disclosed their responses to what they characterized as coordinated disinformation campaigns originating in China—specifically tied to pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong—that they believe may be linked to the Chinese government.Read more......
08:13 2019-08-20

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel says China must 'guarantee' rights and freedoms ‘In the current situation, everything must be done to avoid violence,’ German chancellor says in BeijingThe German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has said the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong “must be guaranteed” after meeting with the Chinese premier, Li Keqiang, in Beijing.Hong Kong has face...
06:26 2019-09-07

China's Military Warns Hong Kong Protestors With Propaganda Video China's military has released a slick propaganda video showing a drill of armed troops quelling a protest in Hong Kong, as its commander for the city voiced determination to maintain law and order......
01:39 2019-08-02

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

Twitter, Facebook Ban China Accounts Over "State-Backed Ops" On Hong Kong Twitter and Facebook said Monday that they had taken action against China for using hundreds of fake accounts to sow political discord during the Hong Kong protests, marking the first time the social......
05:39 2019-08-20

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, organizers of the march said....
13:39 2019-06-09

'Free Hong Kong': Protesters pressure China ahead of G-20 summit About 10,000 people in Hong Kong protested Wednesday to urge this week's G-20 summit to take up what they say is an urgent need for increased democracy in the former British colony....
19:26 2019-06-27

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

China is paying Twitter to publish propaganda against Hong Kong protesters Twitter has caught itself in a propaganda war after it was found running ads from China’s state-backed media outlet Xinhua attacking the Hong Kong protesters. The promoted tweets (aka ads) — which were captured on social bookmarking site Pinboard — talk about how the escalating violence in the terri...
12:39 2019-08-19

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

China accuses Britain of intervening in its 'internal affairs' in Hong Kong The diplomatic spat between China and the United Kingdom spilled into the open this week, after Beijing criticized the British government for "gross interference" in the Hong Kong protests....
12:26 2019-07-04

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

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

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

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 Bookseller Arrested In China Raises $100,000 To Open Store A Hong Kong bookseller who disappeared into Chinese custody for half a year raised nearly $100,000 in less than a day on Friday as he tries to open a new store in Taiwan....
20:39 2019-09-06

UK summons China ambassador after he slams 'colonial' attitude to Hong Kong A diplomatic spat between the UK and China deepened Wednesday after London summoned the Chinese ambassador over what it said were "unacceptable and inaccurate" comments made by Beijing regarding the UK's role in ongoing Hong Kong protests....
09:52 2019-07-04

China accuses Hong Kong protesters of committing 'evil acts' The Chinese government has accused pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong of committing "evil and criminal acts" that have seriously damaged the semi-autonomous city's "reputation" and "stability."...
21:00 2019-07-31

'We have the voice': More than 200,000 Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters estimated by police to number more than 200,000 marched through Hong Kong on Sunday in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a local government proposal to allow fugitives to be handed over to authorities in China....
17:13 2019-06-09

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

China's top paper warns 'turbulence' could hurt Hong Kong's economy Confrontations and outbreaks of lawlessness in Hong Kong could damage its reputation as an international business hub and seriously hurt its economy, China's top newspaper, the People's Daily, said in an editorial on Wednesday....
05:13 2019-07-03

Is Xi Mishandling Hong Kong Crisis? Hints of Unease in China’s Leadership Beijing’s halting response to the protests in Hong Kong has raised questions about President Xi Jinping’s imperious style and authoritarian policies....
12:26 2019-09-07

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

U.K. consular official in Hong Kong disappears while returning from mainland China Simon Cheng, a 28-year-old trade and investment officer at the British consulate, vanished Aug. 8 as he tried to pass through Chinese immigration, his girlfriend told local media. The disappearance threatens to further strain China’s already tense relations with the West....
11:52 2019-08-20

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

China's Paramilitary Police Flex Muscles Opposite Hong Kong In recent days, thousands of young paramilitary recruits have moved into a sports stadium in a residential district of Chinese border city Shenzhen—a show of force to a restive Hong Kong less than five miles away....
14:13 2019-08-16

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

Cathay denounced for firing Hong Kong staff after pressure from China City also sees separate rally against alleged sexual violence by police against participants in protest movement Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Hong Kong on Wednesday to denounce Cathay Pacific for firing staff after it came under pressure from Beijing – describing the case as symptomatic of ...
18:26 2019-08-28

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

UK's Hong Kong Mission Worker Detained In China Over Prostitution: Report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
09:13 2019-08-23

Canadian Consulate suspends travel to China for Hong Kong staff The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said on Friday it has suspended travel to mainland China for local staff, just days after an employee of the city's British Consulate was confirmed to have been detained in China....
09:13 2019-08-23

China Warns Hong Kong Protesters, Signals Growing Impatience China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs signaled Beijing’s waning patience with protesters in Hong Kong, warning them not to underestimate the strength of the central government and urging the local police to punish those who break the law. ​...
21:26 2019-08-06

China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle. Beijing wants global companies to back its power over the city, even as their workers join protests calling for greater say in the fate of their home....
21:13 2019-08-18

Downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', as China slaps warning on Cathay Hong Kong's protests are hitting its economy, the city's leader Carrie Lam said on Friday, echoing warnings from business leaders including powerful local property developers, as about 1,000 mostly young activists occupied the airport arrivals hall....
19:13 2019-08-09

"Those Who Play With Fire Perish By It": China Warns Hong Kong Protesters Protesters in Hong Kong must not "play with fire" and mistake Beijing's restraint for weakness, China said on Tuesday in its sharpest rebuke yet of the "criminals" behind demonstrations in the city......
17:52 2019-08-06

Protesters Shut Down Hong Kong Airport; China Warns Of "Terrorism" Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong's international airport Monday, defying an intensifying police crackdown as China issued ominous warnings that described the protests as "terrorism" and......
10:26 2019-08-13

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

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

UK consulate worker detained in China is freed in Hong Kong, says family Simon Cheng is back in Hong Kong, say relatives and friends, after weeks of detention in mainland ChinaA staff member at the British consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in mainland China has been released, his family said on Saturday, ending an ordeal that lasted more than two weeks.“Simon [Chen...
10:26 2019-08-24

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

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

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s government....
19:39 2019-06-15

China asserts authority to declare state of emergency in Hong Kong China said it has the legal power to declare a state of emergency in Hong Kong if unrest continues and cited specific measures the city’s chief executive can take to rein in the protests, according to a report on Tuesday. Beijing outlined steps it could take to curb the protests that escalated...
18:26 2019-09-03

Thousands march in Hong Kong; China frees UK mission worker Hong Kong shut four subway stations to head off an anti-government protest in a gritty industrial district on Saturday but thousands marched anyway, as China released a British consulate staffer whose detention had helped fuel tension....
09:13 2019-08-24

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

Hong Kong protesters urge former colonial power UK to stand up to China Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters singing "God Save the Queen" and waving Union Jack flags rallied outside the British Consulate on Sunday demanding that the former colonial power ensures China honours its commitments to the city's freedoms....
09:39 2019-09-15

A shared train station symbolizes Hong Kong's fears about China A train station in the heart of Hong Kong could soon become a symbol of Hong Kongers' worst fears about China, after the detention of a UK consulate employee....
15:13 2019-08-22

China's Army Signals It Will Keep Hong Kong-Based Troops In Barrack The Chinese military commander responsible for Hong Kong has assured a Pentagon official that Chinese troops will not interfere in the city's affairs - an apparent signal that they will stay in their......
06:26 2019-07-10

U.S. calls China 'thuggish regime' for singling out U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong A U.S. State Department spokeswoman on Thursday called China a "thuggish regime" for disclosing the photographs and personal details of a U.S. diplomat who met with student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement....
03:13 2019-08-09

| Hong Kong braces for mass rally on China handover anniversary Hong Kong braced for another mass rally Monday as the city marks the anniversary of its handover to China, with attendance at an annual pro-democracy march likely to be bolstered by huge recent anti-government protests....
23:39 2019-06-30

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

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on gender testing, an AFP investigation has found....
20:39 2019-05-22

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

Hong Kong police, protesters clash on anniversary of handover to China The group of mostly young protesters had planned to disrupt a ceremony marking the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from the British to the Chinese....
07:13 2019-07-01

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is grappling with the city's greatest political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
12:39 2019-07-11

US Calls China "Thuggish Regime" For Singling Out Diplomat In Hong Kong A U.S. State Department spokeswoman on Thursday called China a "thuggish regime" for disclosing the photographs and personal details of a U.S. diplomat who met with student leaders of Hong Kong's......
13:39 2019-08-09

The man taking on Hong Kong from deep inside China's propaganda machine The editor of one of China's most outspoken state media outlets has doubled down on accusations that the United States is instigating a revolution in Hong Kong, as increasingly violent protests enter their eleventh weekend....
05:00 2019-08-17

Exclusive: China's PLA signals it will keep Hong Kong-based troops in barracks The Chinese military commander responsible for Hong Kong has assured a Pentagon official that Chinese troops will not interfere in the city's affairs – an apparent signal that they will stay in their barracks amid renewed political upheaval....
12:39 2019-07-09

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

China rejects Hong Kong's plan to appease protesters, sources say Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam submitted a report to Beijing that assessed protesters' demands and found that withdrawing a contentious extradition bill could help defuse protests in the city....
13:52 2019-08-30

Hong Kong protesters smash up legislature in direct challenge to China Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters stormed the legislature on the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to China on Monday, destroying pictures and daubing walls with graffiti in a direct challenge to China as anger over an extradition bill spiraled out of control....
17:52 2019-07-01

China detains employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission, UK urged to act A Chinese national working at Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been detained in China's border city of Shenzhen for violating the law, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday, likely worsening already strained ties between Beijing and London....
13:52 2019-08-21

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

A Worker from the British Consulate in Hong Kong Has Been Detained in China, Reports Say Mainland Chinese authorities have confirmed that they are holding a 28-year-old Hong Kong citizen who works at the British consulate in Hong Kong, according to media reports. Simon Cheng, a trade and investment officer at the consulate, was reported missing after he failed to return from a business ...
12:13 2019-08-21

Hong Kong activist's visit to Berlin draws anger from China Beijing criticises German foreign minister over meeting with Joshua WongThe Chinese government has expressed its anger with Germany’s foreign minister over his meeting with the Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong, saying the encounter was “disrespectful” of Beijing’s sovereignty.Wong tweeted a ...
21:00 2019-09-10

Germany economy minister raises Hong Kong during China visit German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Wednesday that during talks in Beijing he raised the issue of Hong Kong, which has been racked by protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
12:13 2019-06-19

Lack Of Extradition Process From Hong Kong To China Flagged By Watchdog The lack of a mechanism in Hong Kong to extradite suspects to other parts of China was cited as an obstacle to tackling money laundering and terrorism financing by an international monitoring group on......
22:26 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

UK "Concerned" By Reports Hong Kong Consulate Employee Detained In China Britain's Foreign Office said Tuesday it was "extremely concerned" by reports that a Hong Kong consulate employee had been detained by mainland Chinese authorities on his way back to the city....
17:52 2019-08-20

China Angered After German Minister Meets Hong Kong Activist China expressed anger on Tuesday after German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong, saying that no foreign country had a right to interfere in China's internal......
12:13 2019-09-10

China says Hong Kong does not need meddling by 'black hand' Western forces Hong Kong does not need meddling by "black hand" Western forces who are trying to destroy its stability, the Chinese government's top diplomat said on Wednesday, after mass protests there against a controversial extradition bill....
15:52 2019-06-19

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

Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Lam stabbed at event in China BEIJING — Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam was stabbed in the stomach Saturday while attending an event in southern China, with police saying his injuries were not life-threatening. The motive was unclear. A suspect was detained following the attack in the Zhongshan Huoju Development Zone in Guangd...
12:26 2019-07-20

China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of Britain’s Hong Kong Consulate The detention of a trade officer has raised fears that the police in mainland China are arresting people to dampen support for protests in Hong Kong....
13:26 2019-08-21

Activist Hong Kong singer faces down China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, pitting her star power against its economic power — and prompting a Chinese diplomat to interrupt her twice...
23:01 2019-07-08

Embattled Hong Kong leader Lam suspends China extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after widespread anger and large-scale protests in the Asian financial hub....
13:00 2019-06-15

Twitter is displaying China-made ads attacking Hong Kong protesters Twitter is finding itself at the heart of a heated political battle. Pinboard and other users have observed Twitter running ads from China's state-backed media outlet Xinhua attacking the Hong Kong protesters opposed to both a (since-suspended) extr......
04:52 2019-08-19

China foreign ministry says Hong Kong affairs an internal matter China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to interfere....
13:00 2019-06-15

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
19:52 2019-06-13

Hong Kong chief's 'bill is dead' pledge fails to satisfy protest leaders Protest leaders have vowed to keep up pressure on Hong Kong's administration despite its leader today declaring that a highly contentious extradition bill is "dead"....
12:13 2019-07-09

Telegram founder claims China disrupted the app to sabotage Hong Kong protesters As Hong Kong battles against the proposed extradition bill that would China more power over the autonomous territory, protesters in the city are said to have experienced an outage of Telegram‘s encrypted messaging service yesterday – and Beijing may have had something to do with it. Demonstrators in...
10:39 2019-06-13

Thousands gather in Hong Kong for China's lone Tiananmen Square memorial Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong on Tuesday for the lone memorial in China commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre....
02:52 2019-06-05

Cathay Pacific, Icon of Hong Kong’s Rise, Now Reflects China’s Grip The airline agreed to bar employees who support or join protests from working on flights to mainland China, though it didn’t say how they would be identified....
23:00 2019-08-11

Hong Kong Police Ban Huge Rally Aimed at China's Liaison Office Police banned a weekend rally and march planned by the organizers of the biggest turnouts in three months of protests, raising concerns that the city is dialing back on freedom of assembly rights and setting the stage for clashes....
14:00 2019-08-29

Employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission held in China released - police An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in China's border city of Shenzhen amid accusations of outside interference in pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong was released on Saturday, Chinese police said....
09:13 2019-08-24

Hong Kong Facing Worst Crisis Since Handover, Says Senior China Official Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned to China from British rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday amid more anti-government protests......
20:39 2019-08-08

China state media criticize foreign 'hypocrisy' over Hong Kong after climbdown Foreign "meddling" in the affairs of Hong Kong is hypocritical and "ill-intentioned", and Beijing will continue to back embattled chief executive Carrie Lam despite calls for her to resign, the official China Daily said on Monday....
05:13 2019-06-17

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

Hong Kong facing worst crisis since handover: senior China official Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned to China from British rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday amid more anti-government protests in the Asian financial hub....
11:52 2019-08-08

Fashion firms apologise for implying Taiwan and Hong Kong separate from China Coach and Givenchy among brands criticised on Chinese social media as Hong Kong protests fan nationalism A number of global brands have apologised to Chinese customers for implying that Taiwan and Hong Kong are independent countries, as tensions mount between Hong Kong and Beijing.The Coach and Give...
15:13 2019-08-13

"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

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

Berlin throws shade at China by voting to name panda cubs ‘Hong’ and ‘Kong’ Berlin residents are throwing some shade at the Chinese government by voting to name their new panda babies “Hong” and “Kong.” One of Berlin’s leading papers, Der Tagesspiegel, asked its readers to come up with name suggestions for the cubs, born Aug. 31 at the Berlin Z...
18:39 2019-09-07

Chinese K-Pop Stars Voice Support for Beijing’s One-China Policy on Hong Kong (HONG KONG) — At least eight pop stars from mainland China and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans. Many of the statements came after protesters opposed to ...
07:00 2019-08-20

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 Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited to China, after massive street protests that gripped the city this week descended into violence. Lam has faced unprecedented pressure to scrap the legis...
11:13 2019-06-15

Hong Kong leader says China 'respects and supports' withdrawal of extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that China "understands, respects and supports" her government's move to formally withdraw an extradition bill, part of measures she hoped would help the city "move forward" from months of unrest....
12:52 2019-09-05

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

Employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission held in China over prostitution: report An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, the state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday, as Britain said it continued to urgently seek information....
17:00 2019-08-22

Employee at Britain's Hong Kong mission detained in China over prostitution: report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
12:13 2019-08-22

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow extraditions to mainland China, according to the city leader's advisers.        ...
12:26 2019-06-15

Chinese troops in Hong Kong won't 'sit on hands' if situation worsens: China Daily Chinese soldiers stationed in Hong Kong are not there merely for symbolic purposes and they will have "no reason to sit on their hands" if the situation in the city worsens, an editorial in the China Daily newspaper said on Friday....
04:39 2019-08-30

Trump cites intelligence that China moving troops to Hong Kong border U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, citing U.S. intelligence, said China's government was moving troops to its border with Hong Kong and he urged calm as clashes continued between protesters and authorities in the former British colony....
00:39 2019-08-14

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook together suspended hundreds of accounts that were tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign that targeted pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong....
13:52 2019-08-20

Canada's Trudeau says won't back down in dispute with China, urges restraint in Hong Kong Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday he would not escalate a deepening trade and diplomatic dispute with China but added that his government had no intention of backing down as it defended its interests....
06:13 2019-08-22

WRAPUP 5-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 fuelled tensions....
08:13 2019-08-25

China denies request for US Navy warships to visit a restive Hong Kong China has rejected a request for two upcoming U.S. Navy warship visits to Hong Kong amid massive, weeks-long protests that are taking place in the former British colony, a U.S. defense official told Fox News....
00:13 2019-08-14

Hong Kong leader withdraws China extradition bill that fueled protests Demonstrators’ demands have moved beyond just the bill, and even pro-establishment lawmakers believe the concession by Carrie Lam may be insufficient....
19:39 2019-09-04

China's arrest of Hong Kong man puts spotlight on shared rail station A train station in the heart of Hong Kong could soon become a symbol of Hong Kongers' worst fears about China, after the detention of a UK consulate employee....
12:13 2019-08-22

Hong Kong’s Last British Governor Says China Sending in Troops Would Be ‘Appalling Error’ Mass demonstrations have pushed the Chinese-ruled territory of Hong Kong into its most serious crisis in decades. The international airport has been at a standstill since Monday, while an increasing number of shops have been shuttered and thoroughfares blockaded. In 1997, Hong Kong returned to Chine...
19:52 2019-08-13

'Vile threats': China’s military warns Hong Kong protesters of 'consequences' China’s attempt to stamp out pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong is taking an ominous turn, with local military officials raising the specter of a brutal crackdown....
01:52 2019-08-02

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in Hong Kong. However, this week the app has been the target of a massive cyber attack which founder Pave......
17:52 2019-06-13

A Hong Kong-based garment maker says it's doing more than moving out of China amid the trade war It's crucial for businesses to be flexible and to hedge one's bets amid the protracted and unpredictable trade war, according to a Hong Kong-based garment maker....
12:52 2019-09-02

Hong Kong facing worst crisis since handover - senior China official Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday, as more protests were set to rock the Asian financial hub....
08:00 2019-08-07

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would indefinitely delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferred to mainland China....
12:13 2019-06-15

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

Cathay Pacific’s Chairman Resigns as China Pressures Hong Kong Business The exit of John Slosar would be the second high-profile departure from the carrier, which has been rocked by protests in its home city, since last month....
23:39 2019-09-04

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

Wall Street buoyed by China data, Hong Kong and Brexit news Wall Street's main indexes rebounded on Wednesday, after robust economic data from China, easing tensions in Hong Kong and British lawmakers' approval of a law to delay Brexit provided some optimism to investors worried about global growth....
22:26 2019-09-04

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

China's envoy to Britain laments 'Cold War mentality' over Hong Kong protests China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kong, China's ambassador to London said on Sunday....
15:26 2019-07-07