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'Protecting rioters': China warns Apple over app that tracks Hong Kong police

State media says ‘poisonous’ app made Apple an accomplice in the Hong Kong protestsChina’s state media has accused Apple of endorsing and protecting “rioters” in Hong Kong’s increasingly violent prote...

'Protecting rioters': China warns Apple over app that tracks Hong Kong police

Source: theguardian.com

China criticizes Apple for app that tracks Hong Kong police HONG KONG — Apple Inc. has become the latest company targeted for Chinese pressure over protests in Hong Kong after the ruling Communist Party’s main newspaper criticized the tech giant for a smartphone app that allows activists to report police movements. The People’s Daily said Wednesd...
01:00 2019-10-10

China Criticizes Apple For App That Tracks Hong Kong Police Movements (BEIJING) — Apple became the latest company targeted for Chinese pressure over protests in Hong Kong when the ruling Communist Party’s main newspaper criticized the tech giant Wednesday for a smartphone app that allows activists to report police movements. HKmap.live, designed by an outs...
15:00 2019-10-09

Apple bans app that warns Hong Kong citizens about police activity, again Apple has banned HKmap.live — a Waze-like crowdsourced maps app used by protestors in Hong Kong to track police movements in the city state — merely days after approving it. The company told Reuters it made the decision after consulting with local authorities and that the “app violated its rules bec...
11:13 2019-10-10

China Warns Apple Of "Reckless" Support Of Hong Kong Protests: Report China's state media accused Apple on Wednesday of supporting pro-democracy protesters, warning the US tech giant would suffer consequences for its "unwise and reckless" decision, in an echo of......
07:39 2019-10-09

Apple attacked by China for keeping crowdsourced police activity app in Hong Kong Apple is under fire in China after an article in the state-owned media China Daily accused the tech giant of "helping [Hong Kong] rioters engage in more violence."...
21:26 2019-10-09

China's grip on Apple tightens as it boots a Hong Kong police-tracking app and news app Quartz REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha It looks like Apple has kow-towed to Chinese censorship demands twice this week, taking an app off the App Store which lets Hong Kong protesters track police activity, and the app for US publication Quartz. Apple initially rejected HKMap Live's map app for facilitating a...
13:52 2019-10-10

Hong Kong leader condemns 'rioters' for Sunday's violence Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, on Monday condemned the protesters who clashed with police the night previous inside an upscale shopping mall as "rioters" while defending the actions of law enforcement....
08:26 2019-07-16

Rioters in Hong Kong protests bomb subway station, vandalize Some protesters in Hong Kong hurled several Molotov cocktails inside a subway station and vandalized property during demonstrations Saturday, local authorities said....
22:26 2019-10-12

Hong Kong leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called 'rioters' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she supported the police in upholding the law and seeking perpetrators....
19:26 2019-07-15

Hong Kong Leader Condemns Clashes, Calls Protesters "Rioters" Anti-government protesters who fought police inside a Hong Kong shopping mall were "rioters", the finance hub's pro-Beijing leader said Monday, as she threw her support behind the city's beleaguered......
17:00 2019-07-15

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 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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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’s leader warns China’s military could step in if ‘situation becomes so bad’ Lam urges foreign critics to accept the reality that the four months of protests marked by a sharp escalation in violence was no longer "a peaceful movement for democracy.''...
10:52 2019-10-08

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

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

"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

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 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

Hong Kong lawmaker who relied on the banned HKMap Live app warns Apple from becoming an 'accomplice for Chinese censorship' Axios on HBO/YouTube A prominent Hong Kong legislator and IT entrepreneur, Charles Mok, has warned Apple from becoming "an accomplice for Chinese censorship and oppression" in an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook. Apple has come under fire in recent days for withdrawing a map app which showed the...
14:39 2019-10-11

Apple Removes App That Tracked Hong Kong Police Apple said it was removing the HKmap.live app, which was criticized by Chinese state media, because Hong Kong authorities said protesters used it to attack police....
07:26 2019-10-10

China scolds Britain over Hong Kong, warns Johnson over future ties China scolded Britain on Wednesday for interfering in Hong Kong and warned the main contender vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May that there would be consequences unless he stopped meddling in Chinese internal affairs....
18:26 2019-07-03

Taiwan warns citizens not to travel to Hong Kong and China after businessman detained Taiwan's ruling party has warned citizens against traveling to Hong Kong or mainland China, saying the situation is "severe," after a Taiwanese businessman was detained following a visit to the protest-wracked city....
10:26 2019-09-12

U.S. senator warns China on Hong Kong trade status if it intervenes in protests A prominent U.S. senator warned China on Tuesday Hong Kong could lose its special U.S. trade status if Beijing intervenes directly to crack down on increasingly violent pro-democracy protests in the city....
07:52 2019-08-14

'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

Hong Kong police-tracking app removed from Apple store Apple justified the removal of the app, saying that it violated its rules because it was used to ambush police and by criminals who used it to victimize residents in areas with no law enforcement....
12:13 2019-10-10

Apple yanks police-tracking app used by Hong Kong protesters Apple has removed an app that helped Hong Kong protesters track police movements, saying it was used to ambush law enforcement – a move that follows sharp criticism of the US tech giant by a Chinese state newspaper for allowing the software. The decision to bar the HKmap.live app, which crowds...
16:13 2019-10-10

Apple pulls app used to track Hong Kong police, protesters Apple Inc has removed an app that helped Hong Kong protesters track police movements, saying it was used to ambush law enforcement, following sharp criticism of the U.S. tech giant by a Chinese state newspaper for allowing the software....
23:26 2019-10-10

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' as demonstrators 'prepared to die for the movement' Two-months of growing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong that have become increasingly violent have drawn a stark warning from China on Tuesday, which said it will be "only a matter of time" before it punishes those behind the demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
19:00 2019-08-06

Apple Removes App That Helps Hong Kong Protesters Track the Police Apple said it was removing the HKmap.live app, which was criticized by Chinese state media, because Hong Kong authorities said protesters used it to attack the police....
19:52 2019-10-10

Apple CEO Cook defends removal of police-tracking app used in Hong Kong Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook on Thursday defended the iPhone maker's decision to remove from its app store a police-tracking app used by protesters in Hong Kong, according to a copy of a letter to employees seen by Reuters and confirmed by Apple....
23:26 2019-10-10

Apple removes police-tracking app used in Hong Kong protests from its app store Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements, saying the app violated its rules because it was used to ambush police and by criminals who used it to victimize residents in areas with no law enforcement....
06:26 2019-10-10

Apple Removes App Used By Hong Kong Protesters To Track Police Movements Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements, saying the app violated its rules because it was used to ambush police and by criminals who used......
13:00 2019-10-10

China warns Canada to ‘stop its wrongdoing’ over Meng Wanzhou arrest, Hong Kong comments China issued a stern warning over the detention of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou and comments about Hong Kong, stating that Canada should “stop its wrongdoing before it's too late.”...
00:39 2019-08-22

Apple Pulls Hong Kong Cop-Tracking Map App After China Uproar Apple removed from its app store an app that citizens and protesters in Hong Kong used to track police activity, thrusting the tech giant deeper into the furor engulfing U.S. companies over the protests....
07:00 2019-10-10

China takes aim at Apple over map app that helps Hong Kong protesters Apple is the latest American company to find itself under attack by China over the Hong Kong protest movement after the tech giant approved an app that lets protesters locate police....
06:26 2019-10-10

Apple Angers China by Approving Cop-Tracking Map App for Hong Kong Apple is the latest American company to come under fire in China after the iPhone maker approved a map app that allows Hong Kong protesters to track police movements....
23:00 2019-10-09

Apple pulls police-tracking app used in Hong Kong protests after consulting authorities Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protesters in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store, saying it violated rules because it was used to ambush police....
10:26 2019-10-10

Apple Removes Hong Kong Protesters’ Crowdsourced Police-Tracking Map From App Store Apple on Thursday took down a smartphone app that protesters in Hong Kong use to track police whereabouts, a move that comes one day after Chinese state media criticized the company for acting as an “accomplice” to the pro-democracy movement. The tech giant is the latest U.S. company to ...
15:26 2019-10-10

UPDATE 1-Apple removes police-tracking app used in Hong Kong protests from its app store Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements, saying the app violated its rules because it was used to ambush police and by criminals who used it to victimize residents in areas with no law enforcement....
06:26 2019-10-10

Apple pulls police-tracking app used by Hong Kong protesters after consulting authorities Apple Inc has removed an app that helped Hong Kong protesters track police movements, saying it was used to ambush law enforcement - a move that follows sharp criticism of the U.S. tech giant by a Chinese state newspaper for allowing the software....
12:13 2019-10-10

Apple pulls app used to track Hong Kong police, Cook defends move Apple Inc has removed an app that helped Hong Kong protesters track police movements, saying it was used to target officers, after a Chinese state newspaper sharply criticized the U.S. tech giant for allowing the software....
00:13 2019-10-11

Hong Kong protests: Australia issues travel alert as China warns of worst crisis since 1997 Australia tells tourists there is a risk of violence between protesters and police or ‘criminally linked individuals’ Australians travelling to Hong Kong have been warned to exercise a “high degree of caution” as China said Hong Kong was facing its worst crisis since the former British colony was ha...
17:39 2019-08-07

'I'll take the blow for them': the volunteers protecting Hong Kong protesters Informal group including social workers, pastors, lawyers and medics have banded together to support demonstratorsLast Saturday, as Hong Kong braced for another weekend of youth-led mass pro-democracy protests, a group of middle-aged and elderly volunteers prepared for their own rebellion. Gathered ...
14:00 2019-09-13

China state newspaper criticizes Apple for app use by Hong Kong protesters The Chinese Communist Party's official newspaper, the People's Daily, lashed out on Tuesday at Apple Inc for allowing an app on its app store that tracks the movement of police around Hong Kong and is used by protesters in ongoing and sometimes violent demonstrations....
02:26 2019-10-09

China state newspaper criticizes Apple for app used by Hong Kong protesters In a commentary the newspaper did not mention the name of the location app, but it decried what it said was Apple's complicity in helping the protesters....
02:00 2019-10-09

China accuses Apple of aiding Hong Kong protests with tracking app Beijing's main state newspaper has said an app available for iPhones allows Hong Kongers to track the whereabouts of police. The paper has accused the app of promoting violence and "illegal acts."...
03:39 2019-10-10

Hong Kong protests: Apple pulls tracking app after China criticism Creators of HKmap.Live accused Apple of ‘political decision to suppress freedom’ in Hong KongApple has pulled an app that tracked the movements of Hong Kong police through crowdsourced data, after it became the latest company to be put under pressure by China this week.The creators of HKmap.Live sai...
15:00 2019-10-10

Apple pulls police-tracking app in Hong Kong after facing pressure from state-run media Apple removed an app that allowed protesters in Hong Kong to track police after facing pressure from local state-run media.       ...
16:39 2019-10-10

Apple pulls controversial Hong Kong app again after being attacked by China state-run media Less than 24 hours after Apple received criticism from a state-run media company in China for reinstating the HKMap app in the App Store the tech giant has pulled the app again....
18:39 2019-10-10

Apple, Google Pull Hong Kong Protest Apps After China Uproar Apple and Google both removed apps associated with Hong Kong’s antigovernment protests from their digital stores in recent days, thrusting the two Silicon Valley giants into controversy related to the unrest....
16:39 2019-10-10

Police shoot protester in Hong Kong on China's National Day On China's National Day, widespread protests in Hong Kong escalated to a new level of violence that saw police shoot a protester in the chest with a live round....
02:13 2019-10-02

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

Hong Kong Legislature Fast-Tracks Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s legislature will fast-track its consideration of a widely unpopular proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to China, as opposition groups vowed renewed protests and some unions said they supported a strike Wednesday....
20:13 2019-06-11

Apple is getting slammed by both Republicans and Democrats for pulling an app used by Hong Kong protesters to monitor police activity (AAPL) Both Democrats and Republicans in Congress slammed Apple on Thursday for the company's decision to pull a Hong Kong protest app from the App Store. The app, HKmap.live, allowed protesters to share the location of police activity. Apple pulled the app, saying the app was "used in ways that endanger l...
01:00 2019-10-11

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 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 police, protesters clash ahead of China’s National Day Riot police repeatedly fired blue liquid — used to identify protesters — from a water cannon truck and multiple volleys of tear gas after demonstrators hurled Molotov cocktails at officers and targeted the government office complex....
14:00 2019-09-29

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

| Police shoot Hong Kong protester as China celebrates 70th birthday Hong Kong police have shot a pro-democracy protester, as the city was lashed by its worst unrest of the year, hours after China celebrated 70 years of Communist Party rule with a massive military parade....
03:26 2019-10-02

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

Protesters, police clash on 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China Anti-extradition protesters police clashed with police Monday in downtown Hong Kong on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese sovereignty....
14:52 2019-07-01

Live Updates: Hong Kong Police Shoot Protester on China’s National Day Clashes reach their most intense point in four months of protests as the police use a live round against a protester for the first time, on a day Beijing celebrated 70 years of Communist Party rule....
14:13 2019-10-01

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

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind bipartisan legislation to require the Trump administration to certify Beijing is maintaining its special treatment of Hong Kong....
20:13 2019-06-19

Ugly Clashes as Hong Kong Protesters Battle Police Ahead of China Anniversary Violent clashes portend an even bigger showdown on Tuesday as multiple demonstrations have been called to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China....
15:39 2019-09-29

Hong Kong protests: China warns activists 'the end is coming' as students boycott schools Chinese state media today warned "the end is coming" for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters as students boycotted schools after another weekend of chaos gripped the city....
20:39 2019-09-02

Trump lauds China; police chief laments one of Hong Kong's 'most violent and chaotic days' Violence breaks out in Hong Kong as China marked National Day with a military parade. Meanwhile, President Trump congratulates the country        ...
21:26 2019-10-01

Hong Kong protesters clash with riot police as China marks 70 years of Communist Party rule Hong Kong protesters clash with riot police on China's National Day marking 70 years of Communist Party rule        ...
21:26 2019-10-01

Hong Kong violence leaves 1 shot by police as China marks 70th anniversary of Communist Party A pro-democracy protester was shot by police in Hong Kong on Tuesday — a new escalation in widespread violence the country has seen that comes as China marks its 70th anniversary of the Communist Party....
18:13 2019-10-01

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon to halt protest as China National Day nears Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday to disperse anti-government protesters who threw rocks, broke government office windows and blocked a key road near the local headquarters of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA)....
22:13 2019-09-28

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

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon at protesters, days ahead of China's 70th anniversary celebrations Hong Kong police fired blue dye from a water cannon and rounds of tear gas as protesters threw petrol bombs and bricks in clashes ahead of celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China....
15:39 2019-09-29

Hong Kong's leader warns US not to interfere in protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has warned the United States and other countries against interfering in the city's domestic affairs, two days after thousands of protesters gathered outside the US consulate to ask President Donald Trump to "liberate" the city....
11:26 2019-09-10

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

Hong Kong protesters return to airport as Lam warns of 'abyss' Hundreds of demonstrators stage new rally a day after shutdown at major transport hub Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters have staged a new rally at Hong Kong’s airport, a day after a massive demonstration triggered a shutdown at the busy international travel hub.Several hundred demonstrators retur...
11:39 2019-08-13

Hong Kong leader warns against interference, escalation of violence Interference by foreign parliaments in Hong Kong's affairs is deeply regrettable, the leader of the Chinese-ruled city said on Tuesday, adding that an escalation of violence cannot solve social issues in the Asian financial hub....
13:00 2019-09-10

Hong Kong leader warns city in a 'very dangerous situation' Protesters should "say no to chaos," city leader Carrie Lam said in her first media appearance in days. Police said they had made a record 82 arrests after demonstrations held as part of a general strike turned violent....
05:52 2019-08-06

Hong Kong Tycoon Warns Protesters and Beijing Against Violence Hong Kong’s richest man bought the full front pages of many local newspapers to run a pair of ads—one aimed at the Chinese government, the other at demonstrators....
15:26 2019-08-16

U.S. warns extradition law changes may jeopardize Hong Kong's special status The United States said on Monday it was gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China and warned that such a move could jeopardize the special status Washington affords the territory....
03:39 2019-06-11

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam Warns US, Says "Inappropriate To Interfere" Hong Kong's embattled leader warned the United States on Tuesday not to "interfere" with her government's response to the city's pro-democracy movement, after fresh protests called on Washington to......
12:13 2019-09-10

Hong Kong protesters boo Chinese anthem, as leader warns against interference Anti-government protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months spread to the sports field on Tuesday, as many local fans defied Chinese law to boo the country's national anthem ahead of a soccer World Cup qualifier against Iran....
19:13 2019-09-10

Chinese Official Warns Hong Kong Protesters Against ‘Color Revolution’ “The violence is getting more and more intense” in Hong Kong, the mainland official said just days after protests and a citywide strike resulted in clashes with the police....
09:00 2019-08-08

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

Economic downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', city's leader warns Hong Kong's protests could hit the economy like a tsunami, the city's leader said on Friday, pledging daring economic reforms in response, even as activists geared up for marches through the sweltering weekend....
14:52 2019-08-09

Protesters could push Hong Kong into a 'very dangerous situation,' government warns The Hong Kong government has warned protesters could push the city into a "very dangerous situation" after another weekend of demonstrations paralyzed traffic and transformed an iconic shopping district into a battleground....
19:26 2019-08-04

Washington warns Hong Kong to watch for vessel carrying Iranian oil The United States has warned Hong Kong to be on alert for a vessel carrying Iranian petroleum that may seek to stop in the Asia financial hub, and said that any entity providing services to the vessel will be violating U.S. sanctions....
18:13 2019-05-28

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

Chinese state media warns conflicts could hurt Hong Kong 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 Communist Party newspaper the People's Daily said in an editorial on Wednesday....
04:00 2019-07-03

Hong Kong students boycott classes as Chinese media warns 'end is coming' School and university students call for democracy after weekend of violent clashesThousands of students in Hong Kong have boycotted the first day of the new term in a fresh wave of protests, after a tense weekend of violent clashes between police and demonstrators.On Monday, university and secondary...
15:52 2019-09-02

Hong Kong Protests Spread To Subway As Bank Warns Of Economic Fallout A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as demonstrators prepared a sit-in at a subway and site......
22:13 2019-08-21

Hong Kong protesters gather at mob-attack subway as bank warns of economic fallout A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as demonstrators began to gather for a sit-in at the subway site of a mid-summer mob attack....
13:52 2019-08-21

Hong Kong protester app banned by Apple Apple has banned an app allowing protesters in Hong Kong to track the movements of police, despite growing international condemnation against the violence deployed by police against pro-democracy activists....
18:00 2019-10-03

Tim Cook Warns Trump China Tariffs Help Samsung Over Apple Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had spoken with Apple CEO Tim Cook about the impact of US tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics....
09:13 2019-08-19

Apple CEO warns Trump about China tariffs, Samsung competition U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he has spoken with Apple Inc's Chief Executive Tim Cook about the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd....
03:39 2019-08-19

Chinese diplomat warns Beijing ‘will not sit on its hands’; military runs drills near Hong Kong border The Chinese ambassador in the United Kingdom issued a stern warning Thursday, saying that Beijing will “not sit on its hands” amid ongoing near-daily street protests in Hong Kong....
15:26 2019-08-16

UPDATE 1-Apple CEO warns Trump about China tariffs, Samsung competition President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had spoken with Apple Inc's Chief Executive Tim Cook about the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd....
03:39 2019-08-19

Apple removes Taiwan flag emoji from iOS in Hong Kong Apple appears to have removed the Taiwan flag from the emoji keyboard of users that have their iOS region set to Hong Kong or Macau, according to a number of local websites, including Hiraku. The change, implemented via a software update, comes not l......
12:39 2019-10-09

Tim Cook defends Apple's removal of Hong Kong mapping app Apple chief said in a letter HKmap.live was ‘used maliciously to target’ officers as claim was disputed by protesters on the groundTim Cook has written to Apple employees defending the company’s decision to remove an app used by Hong Kong protesters to coordinate movements and avoid concentrations o...
00:13 2019-10-11

Apple drops Hong Kong tracking app following Chinese criticism iPhone manufacturer Apple has removed a smartphone app criticized by China for aiding anti-government protesters in Hong Kong. Apple said the app had "been used to target and ambush police."...
15:52 2019-10-10

| China warns its citizens of police harassment, crime in US China issued a pair of travel alerts to its citizens going to the United States, warning them of police harassment and crime as tensions soar between the global powers....
14:52 2019-06-04

Tim Cook Explains Why Apple Sold Out Hong Kong Protestors, Doubles Down Apple CEO Tim Cook has explained why his company decided to succumb to China’s pressure and remove an app that was being used by Honk Kong pro-democracy protestors. Read more......
05:00 2019-10-11

Tim Cook defends Apple’s decision to remove Hong Kong protest app Less than a day after Apple sparked controversy by removing a Hong Kong protest app, CEO Tim Cook has defended the decision. Apple removed the HKmap.live app after China Daily -- owned by the Communist Party of China -- criticized the company for lis......
09:52 2019-10-11

Firebombs set off near 2 Hong Kong police stations HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong are investigating apparent firebomb attacks outside the police headquarters and a police station. Police say a man threw an ignited glass bottle toward a police vehicle Friday morning before fleeing in a car. The bottle landed next to the vehicle, which was ...
13:52 2019-06-07

Demonstrators and police clash in Hong Kong Police use pepper spray and truncheons after peaceful march in border districtClashes broke out between police and protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday after thousands took part in a peaceful march in an out-of-town district in Hong Kong.After the end of the Reclaim Sheung Shui protest against parall...
15:52 2019-07-13

Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters after sit-in Hong Kong riot police have faced off with protesters who were occupying a suburban train station to commemorate a violent attack there by masked assailants against supporters of the anti-government movement...
05:52 2019-08-22

Hong Kong Protesters Square Off With Police Violence between protesters and police spread across five districts late Saturday, with several police stations besieged and hundreds of residents pouring on to the streets to drive riot police from their neighborhood....
22:26 2019-08-03

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters who oppose a contentious extradition bill. Wednesday's protests delayed a debate over the legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China. (June 12)        ...
14:00 2019-06-12

Apple Shuts Hong Kong Stores Early as Fears of Lawlessness Rise Tech giant Apple shut its stores early citywide on Monday, as fears of escalating violence and spiraling lawlessness linked to weekslong protests spurred concern among businesses and the public....
14:26 2019-07-22

Apple Sells Out Pro-Democracy Protesters in Hong Kong to Appease Chinese Government Apple removed a smartphone app used by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong late Wednesday in the tech giant’s latest capitulation to China’s authoritarian government. The app, HKmap.live, allowed users to see Hong Kong police movements via crowdsourced information as cops in the region continue t...
16:13 2019-10-10

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters hit and run Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters on Saturday - sending tourists fleeing weeping in Kowloon - only for demonstrators to regroup and gather elsewhere during another tense, hot and restive weekend....
23:00 2019-08-11

Hong Kong Protesters Clash With Police After Defying Ban In the most intense day of clashes since June, the police unleashed tear gas, pepper spray and blue dye against demonstrators who ignored warnings to stay home....
13:26 2019-08-31

Hong Kong protesters expected to regroup despite police ban Protesters were expected to gather in downtown Hong Kong on Saturday in the latest of a series of anti-government demonstrations that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades....
07:00 2019-08-31

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. The city's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, said that she was angry and saddened by the violence....
05:26 2019-07-02

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

Hong Kong Protesters March Again, Defying the Police The procession, while not as vast as other marches this summer, showed the staying power of a movement that has produced 15 straight weekends of unrest....
11:13 2019-09-15

Protesters and riot police clash in Hong Kong Clashes broke out between police and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday as tensions boiled over on the city's streets. (August 24)        ...
03:26 2019-08-25

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 police arrest 20 as protests continue On Saturday police fired multiple tear gas rounds in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, the latest escalation after more than two months of protests....
17:13 2019-08-04

Hong Kong 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

Hong Kong protesters in fresh standoff with police The banned march marks the fifth anniversary of Beijing's rejection of a call for universal suffrage. Some protesters threw petrol bombs at police, who responded with tear gas and water cannon....
19:26 2019-08-31

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters Police fired tear gas and used rubber bullets on protesters in Hong Kong, in an attempt to drive away thousands of demonstrators who had blocked roads and forced the closure of the city’s legislature before lawmakers could debate a controversial extradition bill....
11:26 2019-06-12

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation, saying it only took action "after repeated but futile warnings."...
14:00 2019-07-08

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

Hong Kong police clash with protesters at airport Chaotic scenes were reported outside Hong Kong's airport after police used pepper spray on protesters who blocked a police van. Flights at the airport have been cancelled due to ongoing pro-democracy protests....
20:52 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protesters condemned after being rushed by police Police in Hong Kong have gained back control of a government building by firing tear gas and charging at demonstrators after protests turned violent....
04:26 2019-07-02

Hong Kong Protesters, Police Clash at Airport Protesters’ takeover of Hong Kong’s international airport turned into a fight with police late Tuesday, capping a second day of snarled travel plans with a bout of violence....
19:00 2019-08-13

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

Hong Kong police shoot protester in chest A demonstrator was shot in the chest at close range during a clash with the police. It is the first injury from a live round in nearly four months of protests....
19:39 2019-10-01

Hong Kong: Police fire tear gas at protesters Protesters in Hong Kong have defied police demonstration bans and taken to the streets. Police used tear gas on protesters at a number of locations across the city....
17:39 2019-08-11

The Latest: Hong Kong police, protesters clash Protesters have burned a Chinese flag and police fired pepper spray during a march in an outlying district of Hong Kong in renewed clashes over anti-government grievances...
12:39 2019-09-21

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

| Sit-in at school of Hong Kong protester shot by police Hundreds of Hong Kongers staged a sit-in outside the school of a teenage protester who was shot by police on China's National Day in a dramatic escalation of the violent unrest that has engulfed the territory for months....
16:26 2019-10-02

Hong Kong police pepper spray protesters Police in Hong Kong use pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters who had seized highways early Monday.        ...
21:39 2019-07-01

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

Hong Kong protesters disperse after blocking police HQ Protesters in Hong Kong have dispersed after the overnight siege of police headquarters, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader to formally withdraw a contentious extradition bill have gone unmet...
10:26 2019-06-22

Police and protesters clash in second Hong Kong town Standoff in Sha Tin over extradition bill comes one day after unrest in Sheung ShuiClashes have erupted again between police and protesters in Hong Kong after a demonstration against a controversial extradition bill, this time in Sha Tin, a bustling town between Hong Kong island and the border with ...
16:52 2019-07-14

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

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

Riot Police Baton Charge Hong Kong Protesters Fresh political violence broke out in Hong Kong Sunday evening as riot police baton charged protesters in a bid to disperse demonstrators following another massive rally, an AFP reporter on the scene......
18:52 2019-07-07

Hong Kong Protesters Converge Outside Police Headquarters, Parliament Thousands of protesters converged on Hong Kong's police headquarters and blocked major roads Friday, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beijing leader and the release of anti-government......
07:52 2019-06-21

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

Police fire tear gas at pockets of protesters across Hong Kong Police in Hong Kong clashed with pro-democracy protesters at a number of locations across the territory on Sunday, during the 10th straight weekend of protests....
04:52 2019-08-12

Hong Kong protesters defy ban on masks as they clash with police Petrol bomb thrown at metro station and government offices vandalised as unrest continuesThousands of protesters are continuing to defy a ban on wearing masks in Hong Kong as clashes have again taken place between demonstrators and authorities.A petrol bomb was thrown at the gate of a metro station,...
18:26 2019-10-12

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters, airport sit-in marks second day A planned three-day sit-in at Hong Kong International Airport continued for a second day Saturday, while police used tear gas on protesters at two other locations in the city....
04:39 2019-08-11

Defying ban, protesters march in Hong Kong, clash with police Defying a police ban on a scheduled march and rally Sunday, tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters took to the streets for the 15th straight weekend on a day that saw some of the worst violence in weeks....
08:13 2019-09-16

Hong Kong riot police clash with airport protesters Batons and pepper spray used on demonstrators as flights suspended for second dayPolice armed with batons and pepper spray have clashed with thousands of protesters at Hong Kong’s international airport after they blockaded the departures area, forcing flights to be suspended for a second day.After a...
23:26 2019-08-13

Tear gas fired as police and protesters clash in Hong Kong Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters - hours after a largely peaceful rally against a now-suspended extradition bill....
19:13 2019-07-21

Hong Kong protesters clash with police for 17th week Protesters continue to clash with police for the 17th consecutive week, launching petrol bombs and bricks in clashes ahead of celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. CNN's Will Ripley reports live from Hong Kong....
06:39 2019-09-30

Eight arrested for suspected Hong Kong police data breaches Hong Kong police on Wednesday announced the arrest of eight people suspected of disclosing officers' private information online and making threats against them....
13:52 2019-07-03

Police use rubber bullets as Hong Kong protesters vow ‘no retreat’ Major roads blocked and city centre shuts down after tens of thousands turn out to protestHong Kong protests – live updatesWhat are the protests about?Riot police have used rubber bullets, batons and teargas against people in Hong Kong protesting against a controversial extradition bill that would t...
23:13 2019-06-12

Violence Erupts in Hong Kong as Protesters Defy Police Hong Kong police fired water cannons and tear gas to disperse protesters besieging the city’s government headquarters, as tens of thousands took to the streets in defiance of a police ban on antigovernment demonstrations....
13:00 2019-08-31

Hong Kong police clash with protesters at shopping mall Clashes erupted between pro-democracy protesters and supporters of the Chinese regime at a Hong Kong shopping mall Saturday. Tensions began when hundreds of the pro-Beijing crowd sang the national anthem, waved red flags and chanted slogans at the packed mall. Opposing protesters quickly assembled, ...
17:52 2019-09-14

The Latest: Hong Kong protesters retreat as police arrive Many of the protesters outside Hong Kong government headquarters have retreated as large contingents of police arrive on the streets in what looks like preparation for a clearing operation...
13:26 2019-08-31

She’s a Protester, He’s a Police Officer: In Hong Kong, Spouses Spar Too What happens when families find themselves divided across police barricades? As protests continue in Hong Kong, and distrust between the public and the police grows, the tension continues at home....
13:52 2019-09-03

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

Hong Kong protesters block traffic, taunt police Hong Kong protesters blocked a key road next to the Hong Kong headquarters of China's People's Liberation Army on Saturday, just yards from a peaceful pro-democracy rally....
15:00 2019-09-28

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters clash with police over mask ban HONG KONG — Furiously yelling “Wearing a mask is not a crime,” tens of thousands of masked protesters hit Hong Kong’s rain-drenched streets Sunday in defiance of a new ban on facial coverings. Riot police later swept in with volleys of tear gas and muscular arrests as peaceful rall...
19:26 2019-10-06

Hong Kong protesters clash with police on handover anniversary Police have faced off with protesters outside the Hong Kong government as it marks the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's return to China....
07:13 2019-07-01

Chinese armed police flex muscles across from Hong Kong Members of China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police practiced crowd control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Kong on Friday, in what some interpreted as a threat against pro-democracy protesters....
04:13 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protesters disperse after blockading police headquarters Thousands of protesters who had blockaded police headquarters in Asia's leading financial center had mostly dispersed by Saturday morning with some roads reopened for traffic as normal but it remained unclear whether further mass protests would take place....
07:39 2019-06-22

Hong Kong police fire teargas and charge at protesters Officers move to disperse crowds after breakaway group stormed parliament buildingHong Kong police have fired teargas at demonstrators and moved to disperse crowds after protesters stormed the legislative council building and raised the territory’s former colonial flag on the 22nd anniversary of its...
04:00 2019-07-02

Hong Kong police and demonstrators clash as tensions escalate Confrontations come in run-up to 70th anniversary of People’s Republic of ChinaProtesters and police have clashed in Hong Kong in another weekend of unrest as tensions escalate in the run-up to a significant political anniversary for Beijing.Riot police fired teargas, pepper spray and bean bag round...
06:39 2019-09-23

More Protests Erupt in Hong Kong Over Student Shot by Police The shooting of an 18-year-old student set off a wave of recriminations in Hong Kong, as protesters vented fresh outrage against the police while others searched for ways to keep the violence from pushing the city into even more dangerous territory....
06:13 2019-10-03

Hong Kong police and protesters refine battle tactics Hong Kong police and protesters clashed in cat-and-mouse encounters across the city on Sunday, marking a shift in tactics during a tenth straight weekend of unrest in the former British colony where many are chafing at Chinese rule....
23:00 2019-08-11

Hong Kong police arrest 36 protesters, including 12-year-old Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas in running battles with brick-throwing protesters on Sunday, the second day of violent clashes in the Chinese-ruled city. Six officers drew their pistols, police said in a statement....
01:13 2019-08-27

Hong Kong police fire teargas in clashes with protesters Thousands of demonstrators defy police orders by deviating from approved route Demonstrators in Hong Kong clashed with riot police on Saturday as the city entered its third consecutive day of mass protests.Police fired teargas and pepper spray, and pinned protesters to the ground after tense standof...
19:52 2019-08-03

Police battle protesters as strike paralyses Hong Kong Police fired tear gas at protesters in multiple parts of Hong Kong on Monday after a general strike hit transport and the city's Beijing-backed leader warned its prosperity was at risk....
17:39 2019-08-05

Hong Kong police make 'largest seizure' of explosives Hong police have made the "largest seizure" of explosives on the eve of the latest protests of extradition bill allowing some extradition to mainland China....
21:52 2019-07-20

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
16:52 2019-06-12

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

Police, protesters face off ahead of Hong Kong law debate Government officials in Hong Kong are bracing for a showdown as protesters and police face off into the early morning hours ahead of Wednesday’s debate over changes allowing extradition to the Chinese mainland....
23:00 2019-06-11

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in clash with protesters Hong Kong police fired tear gas at demonstrators Saturday in a dramatic escalation of protests that have consumed the city for more than two months. The altercation took place on Hong Kong’s Kowloon peninsula and came after demonstrators threw bricks and Molotov cocktails at police, according ...
16:00 2019-08-24

Hong Kong Protesters Battle Police, Despite Beijing's Warnings Police made dozens of arrests amid bloody clashes with protesters across the city, cracking down hard on antigovernment demonstrators who defied warnings from Beijing and took to the streets for a 10th consecutive weekend....
08:00 2019-08-12

Hong Kong journalists warn of rising police violence against them Reporters covering protests say officers using pepper spray and teargas, among other abusesJournalists covering the protests in Hong Kong are experiencing increasing violence at the hands of the police, according to media groups and first-hand accounts from reporters.A range of abuses have been repo...
16:52 2019-09-09

Riot police clash with protesters at Hong Kong airport Pro-democracy demonstrators severely crippled Hong Kong’s international airport for a second day, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights as the city’s pro-Beijing leader warned that the protesters had pushed events onto a “path of no return”...
19:26 2019-08-13

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

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas To Disperse Protesters Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters on Saturday - sending tourists fleeing weeping in Kowloon - only for demonstrators to regroup and gather elsewhere......
11:00 2019-08-12

Protesters clash with riot police at Hong Kong airport In a chaotic end of a second day marked by flight disruptions, protesters clashed with riot police at Hong Kong’s airport late Tuesday — as paramedics evacuated a man accused of being an undercover cop, according to reports. The man, who appeared to lose consciousness, was earlier surrounded b...
21:13 2019-08-13

Hong Kong police have faced protester anger. Some would rather be on the other side. Once known as “Asia’s Finest,” the Hong Kong Police Force has been caught between a furious public — angered by officials’ plans to allow extraditions to mainland China — and Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing government....
21:39 2019-07-23

Hong Kong police face off with protesters while trying to clear streets Hong Kong police and protesters faced off early Monday as authorities began trying to clear the streets of a few hundred who remained near the city government headquarters after massive demonstrations that stretched deep into the night before....
06:00 2019-06-17

Police Shoot Hong Kong Protester In Chest During Clashes A Hong Kong police officer shot a protester in the chest with a live round on Tuesday after his unit was attacked by demonstrators during sustained clashes in the city, a police source said....
16:39 2019-10-01

Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police and protesters are facing off Monday morning as authorities try to clear the streets of a few hundred people who stayed near the city government headquarters after massive demonstrations that stretched deep into the night. The police asked for cooperation in clearin...
03:26 2019-06-17

Hong Kong teen shot by police charged with rioting Hong Kong police charged an 18-year-old student protester -- shot in the chest by an officer -- with rioting during Tuesday's violent anti-government protests....
16:26 2019-10-03

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

The Latest: Hong Kong police storm subway car with batons Hong Kong police have been seen storming into a subway car and hitting passengers with batons and pepper spray in video shot by local broadcaster TVB...
05:26 2019-09-01

Did Hong Kong Police Abuse Protesters? What Videos Show Tear-gassed, beaten and dragged. Experts in crowd control say the Hong Kong police used excessive force on protesters during a demonstration in June....
15:39 2019-06-30

Hong Kong protesters, police face off in renewed clashes Reporters saw at least one person arrested after violence erupted following an afternoon march by several thousand people in Tuen Mun, a district in the northwest of the Chinese territory....
00:26 2019-09-22

Hong Kong lawmakers raise complaints over police brutality Hong Kong lawmakers grill security secretary over allegations of police brutality during protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspended...
09:00 2019-06-19

A Digital Cat-and-Mouse Battle Between Police and Protesters in Hong Kong An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophistication on both sides....
14:52 2019-06-13

Hong Kong: thousands of protesters face off against police at airport Activists try to choke city’s international hub by blocking roads and filling bus terminusThousands of pro-democracy demonstrators have descended on Hong Kong’s international airport, blocking roads and filling a bus terminus, in the latest wave of political unrest to hit the city.Less than 24 hours...
11:26 2019-09-01

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Inquiry Into Police Violence Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demonstrations....
10:13 2019-07-21

Hong Kong files charges against teenager shot by police The 18-year-old shot by police in a protest has been charged with rioting, which carries a penalty of up to 10 years in prison. Tsang Chi-Kin also faces two additional counts of attacking two police officers....
18:26 2019-10-03

Incredible scenes of police and protesters clashing in Hong Kong The demonstrators are demanding direct elections for the semi-autonomous Chinese territory's leader.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

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

Hong Kong police fire tear gas to break up protesters Hong Kong police fired tear gas to break up protesters at Admiralty on Sunday, near the headquarters of the People's Liberation Army in the Chinese-ruled city....
14:26 2019-09-15

| Hong Kong's expat police become focus of protester rage A peculiar legacy of Hong Kong's colonial past has emerged as a focal point of rage for anti-government protesters: A dwindling band of expat police officers now vilified for doing the bidding of the city's pro-Beijing leaders....
09:39 2019-07-20

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

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

For China's Xi, the Hong Kong Crisis Is Personal The Chinese president has long stressed Beijing’s authority over the onetime British colony, and his father was involved in its reintegration with China decades ago. Now, unrest there seems likely to mar China’s October celebration of the 70th anniversary of Mao’s victory....
10:13 2019-09-28

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 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

Hong Kong Protests Put N.B.A. on Edge in China A tweet from the Houston Rockets general manager prompted backlash in China, making things uncomfortable for a league used to its players and representatives speaking out on politics....
10:52 2019-10-08

Apple Shutters Hong Kong Stores Early as Protests Against Chinese Government, Crackdowns Escalate Amid mounting unrest and a night of violence in Hong Kong, Apple is among the retailers that have chosen to shut stores or close them early citywide, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.Read more......
05:00 2019-07-23

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

Hong Kong police tactics baffle the experts as legislature is trashed As images of demonstrators pounding at the glass walls of Hong Kong's Legislative Council were beamed live to the world, with the notable exception of mainland China, police inside suddenly withdrew, allowing protesters to break in and ransack the place....
12:39 2019-07-02

Protesters gather in Hong Kong as rival rally supports police More than a thousand mostly black-clad activists gathered in Hong Kong's Mong Kok district ahead of a protest march on Saturday, as the Chinese-controlled city braced for another weekend of anti-government demonstrations....
10:00 2019-08-03

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

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Police Ban in Show of Strength After Tumult After days of violence and increasingly vehement warnings from the Chinese government, the movement was boosted by a big march and rallies around the world....
16:26 2019-08-18

Hong Kong police officer threatens protesters with shotgun – video Police have clashed with protesters outside Kwai Chung police station where dozens of demonstrators are being held. Protesters gathered outside the police station after authorities announced that 44 arrested protesters would appear in court. One officer was seen brandishing a shotgun at the proteste...
23:00 2019-07-31

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

Hong Kong protesters and police clash across city with renewed tactics Demonstrators, who at one point lobbed two petrol bombs, retaliated with a flash-mob strategy: withdrawing when pressed, only to re-appear elsewhere....
22:00 2019-08-11

Hong Kong: riot police pursue pro-democracy protesters from airport Activists take over shopping complex and vandalise rail station after trying to choke city’s international hubThousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong have paralysed traffic and shut down transport links between the city and the airport during another day of protests demanding democratic freedoms in ...
20:39 2019-09-01

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

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray to break up protests Hong Kong police fired pepper spray on Sunday to break up protesters in the Causeway Bay shopping district ahead of a series of planned anti-government demonstrations two days before China's National Day....
10:13 2019-09-29

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

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at anti-government protesters Hong Kong police fired tear gas at demonstrators in the working class district of Sham Shui Po on Sunday, as yet another day of protest marches turned into a confrontation between police and activists....
23:00 2019-08-11

Protesters march in Hong Kong as rival rally supports police Thousands of mostly black-clad activists set off on a protest march in Hong Kong's Mong Kok district on Saturday, as the Chinese-controlled city braced for another weekend of anti-government demonstrations....
14:13 2019-08-03

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

Hong Kong Erupts in Fresh Violence as Protesters, Police Brawl Protesters in helmets and gas masks clashed with riot police as the city’s pro-democracy movement took a confrontational turn after nearly two weeks of relatively peaceful turnouts....
16:52 2019-08-24

| WATCH: Violence breaks out as police try to clear Hong Kong protesters Police fight with protesters in Hong Kong, using batons and pepper spray as they try to clear demonstrators from the city's parliament after a massive crowds marched against plans to allow extraditions to China....
00:26 2019-06-10

Hong Kong police stop airport protests, but rallies continue Police have thwarted pro-democracy protests at Hong Kong's airport. Instead, activists rallied at subway stations across the semiautonomous city-state as months of unrest show no signs of abating....
12:00 2019-09-08

Hong Kong police force back protesters trying to storm parliament A peaceful mass protest in Hong Kong over an extradition bill descended into violence in the early hours of Monday as several hundred protesters clashed with a similar number of police outside the city's parliament....
21:39 2019-06-09

Hong Kong police break up scattered clashes between rival protesters Baton-wielding Hong Kong police moved in to break up scuffles on Saturday between pro-China protesters and those denouncing perceived Chinese meddling in the Asian financial hub, the latest in months of sometimes violent clashes....
13:13 2019-09-14

Explosives seized by police in Hong Kong as rival camps rally Police in Hong Kong discovered a stash of a powerful homemade explosive as the semi-autonomous Chinese city readied for another major pro-democracy protest on Sunday following a pro-Beijing rally that attracted thousands....
07:26 2019-07-21

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

Hong Kong: 1.7m people defy police to march in pouring rain An estimated quarter of the population fill downtown park and surrounding streetsHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyAn estimated 1.7 million people in Hong Kong – a quarter of the population – defied police orders to stage a peaceful march after a rally in a downtown park, after two mont...
00:00 2019-08-19

Hong Kong protesters denounce police ahead of flashpoint weekend Thousands of Hong Kong protesters rallied at the harbor side on Friday, chanting slogans accusing the police of brutality and setting the stage for a weekend of demonstrations leading up to the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China....
00:00 2019-09-28

Riot police, protesters clash briefly at Hong Kong airport Riot police clashed briefly with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong airport before calm returned to the transit hub after a second day of demonstrations that caused mass cancellations and disrupted travelers...
21:13 2019-08-13

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

Hong Kong police criticized over failure to stop attacks on protesters Hong Kong police faced criticism on Monday for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters and passersby from attack by suspected gang members at a train station on the weekend....
10:13 2019-07-22

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

| Hong Kong police, protesters clash in 16th weekend of rallies Riot police and protesters in Hong Kong have fought brief skirmishes near the Chinese border, the latest clashes during huge pro-democracy protests that have battered the financial hub for more than three months....
08:26 2019-09-22

Hong Kong: Protesters surround police headquarters, demand resignations Protests erupted in Hong Kong's political center Wan Chai district Friday after the government failed to squash a controversial extradition bill by a Thursday deadline set by protesters...
14:52 2019-06-21

Police shoot teen protester as Hong Kong violence escalates Hong Kong police shot a teenage protester on Tuesday, the first to be hit by live ammunition in almost four months of unrest in the Chinese-ruled city, amid violent clashes on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic....
00:39 2019-10-02

Hong Kong protesters clash with police as summer of discontent continues Hundreds of protesters have clashed with riot police in Hong Kong, as the city prepares to mark the anniversary of its return to Chinese rule amid an ongoing political crisis over a controversial extradition bill....
07:13 2019-07-01

Police defend warning shot as Hong Kong divide widens Hong Kong police have defended pulling out their guns during a weekend confrontation with protesters, and lawmakers on each side of the political divide say the other is to blame for the escalating violence...
19:26 2019-08-26

Police, protesters clash at Hong Kong airport after flights halted for second day Police and protesters clashed at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday after flights were disrupted for a second day as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened....
00:39 2019-08-14

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

Hong Kong riot police fire tear gas into subway station Dramatic video shows Hong Kong riot police firing tear gas and projectiles into a subway station during a violent crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators. The officers are seen launching the offensive Sunday night against the protesters inside the Kwai Fong MTR station during the 10th straight week...
21:26 2019-08-12

Hong Kong: flights resume at airport after clashes between protesters and police Airport obtains injunction against protesters to prevent them from returning to disrupt operationsFlights have resumed in and out of Hong Kong airport after two days of protests by pro-democracy activists caused chaos that paralysed the transport hub.Hundreds of flights were cancelled on Tuesday aft...
05:52 2019-08-14

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protests descend into chaos Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in chaotic scenes late on Sunday as anger over an extradition bill morphs into a fresh front against what many see as a broader erosion of freedoms by the city's political masters in Beijing....
17:52 2019-07-21

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

Hong Kong 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 police shoot teen as protest violence escalates Hong Kong police shot a teenager on Tuesday, the first time a protester has been hit by live ammunition during four months of demonstrations, as the Chinese-ruled city was rocked by widespread unrest on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic....
17:26 2019-10-01

Hong Kong police clear streets as protesters move to park The activists have rejected an apology from Chief Executive Carrie Lam for her handling of the legislation, which has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British colony.        ...
02:00 2019-06-18

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters as Marchers Defy Ban HONG KONG —After the protesters evacuated, the residents took their place. In one Hong Kong neighborhood on Saturday, riot police fired multiple rounds of tear gas, prompting demonstrators to flee after they started a fire outside a police station and threw eggs at its exterior. But while the ...
04:39 2019-08-11

Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull Hong Kong protesters have thrown bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests for the first time in nearly two weeks...
18:13 2019-08-24

Hong Kong Police Battle Protesters, Threatening to Escalate Force Police in Hong Kong battled with protesters on Sunday and threatened their strongest use of force yet as a 12th straight weekend of protests turned violent following nearly two weeks of relative calm....
13:26 2019-08-25

Hong Kong's Protesters Test Riot Police With Cat-and-Mouse Tactics Protesters led riot police on a game of cat and mouse, splitting up and moving throughout Hong Kong and blocking roads and tunnels, as the city’s summer of dissent stretched into a 10th weekend....
03:00 2019-08-11

From 'Asia's finest' to 'black dogs': Hong Kong police under pressure Hong Kong's vaunted police force is facing a crisis of confidence and leadership amid the city's worsening political tensions, according to serving and retired officers, politicians and security analysts....
13:26 2019-07-17

Hong Kong police slammed as ‘trigger-happy’ after teen shot Heads bowed and dressed in black, schoolmates of a teenage demonstrator shot in the chest by a Hong Kong riot officer condemned police tactics and demanded accountability...
06:13 2019-10-02

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

Hong Kong police clash with protesters in chaotic scenes at airport Scenes of chaos erupted at Hong Kong's airport on Tuesday evening as riot police clashed with protesters who continued to block security gates at one of the world's largest travel hubs....
22:26 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Protester Shot by Police Amid Widespread Violence Hong Kong police shot a protester in the chest in a day of bitter fighting that marked the worst and most widespread violence to hit the city in more than half a century....
17:00 2019-10-01

Hong Kong riot police curb airport protest after clashes Hong Kong riot police took up position at the main rail station serving the airport on Sunday to prevent a new anti-government protest targeting air travel after a night of violent street clashes in the Chinese-ruled territory....
11:39 2019-09-22

'Where were the police?' Hong Kong outcry after masked thugs launch attack Police accused of doing nothing to stop suspected triads storming train station and beating people including women and childrenPro-democracy activists and lawmakers in Hong Kong have accused the police of standing by as men dressed in white attacked commuters late on Sunday, leaving 45 hospitalised,...
08:52 2019-07-22

Riot Police Officers Spread Across Hong Kong in Wake of Violence Riot police took positions around schools and subway stations as Hong Kong students, many of who participated in this summer’s demonstrations, returned to school....
14:52 2019-09-02

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

Protesters clash with Hong Kong police in rally against Chinese traders A demonstration against traders from mainland China ended in clashes with the police in a town outside Hong Kong on Saturday. Thousands of people turned out in the border town of Sheung Shui, not far from the Chinese city of Shenzhen, to demand that traders from China stop buying goods in Hong Kong ...
20:52 2019-07-13

Hong Kong police change guidelines on use of force in protests: documents Hong Kong police loosened guidelines on the use of force officers should use in the run-up to demonstrations on Oct. 1, giving them greater power to deal with protesters in difficult situations, according to police documents seen by Reuters....
15:13 2019-10-03

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

Hong Kong riot police charge protesters at rally hotspot Anti-government protesters set up barricades and light fires in standoffs with officersRiot police have charged at hundreds of protesters in a busy downtown district in Hong Kong after some demonstrators had started a fire outside a police station.Earlier in the day, protests broke out in several ar...
23:13 2019-09-07

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

Amnesty International Says Hong Kong Police Using ‘Reckless and Indiscriminate Tactics’ Amnesty International on Friday accused Hong Kong police of employing “reckless and indiscriminate tactics” against protesters in what amounts to an alarming pattern of abuse, and called for an independent investigation. In a new report, Amnesty documented a series of arbitrary arrests a...
19:13 2019-09-20

Police Fire Water Cannon, Tear Gas At Hong Kong Protesters Police fired water cannon and tear gas to clear Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters from outside the city's parliament on Saturday, as demonstrators defied a ban on rallying and the arrests of leading......
02:39 2019-09-01

| WATCH: Clashes as Hong Kong protesters vandalise police station Hong Kong police have fired tear gas in confrontations with black-clad activists in a popular tourist district, as the Chinese-controlled territory was again rocked by anti-government protests....
14:52 2019-08-04

Gasoline bombs thrown as thousands march in Hong Kong: police Protesters marching peacefully hit the rain-slickened streets of Hong Kong again in multiple locations on Saturday, defying police warnings that they were gathering illegally....
18:26 2019-10-12

Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people persevered with a protest against an extradition law with mainland China, a day after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to break up big crowds....
14:13 2019-06-13

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

Police use batons and pepper spray on Hong Kong protesters – video Police have clashed with protesters on the streets of Hong Kong after after hundreds of thousands of people marched through the city in protest against a proposed extradition law critics say will let Beijing pursue its political enemies. A largely peaceful rally on Sunday outside the parliament and ...
00:00 2019-06-11

Tens of Thousands of Protesters Take to the Streets in Hong Kong in Defiance of a Police Ban Riot police clashed with demonstrators who defied a ban and staged a march through downtown Hong Kong Saturday to call for greater political freedom. In the late afternoon, live news footage showed police using water cannon and tear gas on protesters gathered at the government headquarters and Legis...
19:26 2019-08-31

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets At Protestors HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters who had massed outside government headquarters Wednesday in opposition to a proposed extradition bill that has become a lightning rod for concerns over greater Chinese control and erosion of civil liberties in the terr...
16:52 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protesters scuffle with police, government offices shut Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people kept up a protest against a planned extradition law with mainland China, a day after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to break up big crowds....
23:39 2019-06-13

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

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

Riot Police Deployed As Hong Kong Protesters Target Airport Riot police fanned out across Hong Kong on Saturday in a bid to thwart plans by pro-democracy protesters to target the airport in the movement's first mass mobilisation since the city's leader made a......
00:52 2019-09-08

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 police get more powers, masks to be banned in bid to end crisis: media Hong Kong has loosened guidelines on the use of force by police as it struggles to stamp out anti-government protests that have rocked the Asian financial hub for nearly four months, according to documents seen by Reuters on Thursday....
15:13 2019-10-03

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

Hong Kong police 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: Tear gas and petrol bombs as police and protesters clash Hong Kong police have fired tear gas and used a water cannon on anti-government protesters - who responded by throwing petrol bombs toward police lines....
17:52 2019-08-31

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kong....
21:52 2019-05-21

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 protesters clash with riot police at metro station Peaceful rally descends into skirmishes as objects thrown and makeshift barriers erectedA peaceful rally at a metro station in Hong Kong descended into a clash between protesters and police as the city entered the 11th week of anti-government demonstrations.Hundreds of people took part in a sit-in a...
22:13 2019-08-21

Hong Kong protesters rampage across city as police call for curfew Hong Kong demonstrators clashed with police into the early hours of Thursday, throwing petrol bombs and venting their anger over the shooting of a teenager earlier in the week, as months of anti-government protests showed no sign of letting up....
08:00 2019-10-03

Delivery Of 100 Boxes Of Pasta With Raw Chicken Confuses Hong Kong Police Hong Kong police, embroiled in the 14th week of protests in the city, received a peculiar delivery Friday night: 100 boxes of pasta topped with chunks of raw, pink chicken....
06:00 2019-09-08

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

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

Hong Kong protester shot by cops to be charged with attacking police HONG KONG — Police say criminal charges will be filed against the 18-year-old Hong Kong student who was the first victim of police gunfire in the months-long pro-democracy protests. The shooting Tuesday on one of the most violent days of the demonstrations inflamed anger against police, who already ...
14:26 2019-10-03

Video of police beating protester sparks outrage in Hong Kong ‘Protect the children’ group contradicts police claims officers were only kicking a ‘yellow object’A video showing Hong Kong police officers beating a man who had been attempting to protect young protesters has given rise to another wave of outrage at police.Two widely shared videos filmed over the ...
14:13 2019-09-24

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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 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 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

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

Sieren’s China: A revolutionary spark in Hong Kong Clamping down hard on protests in Hong Kong will only help in the short term. Beijing has not yet understood that many young Hong Kong citizens are experiencing their own Woodstock, writes Frank Sieren....
23:26 2019-10-10

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

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 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

NBA Events in China Disrupted Over Hong Kong Tweet A day before a scheduled tipoff of a Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers game in Shanghai, a crisis for the National Basketball Association appeared no closer to resolution....
23:00 2019-10-09

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

China President Xi Jinping's balancing act over Hong Kong Hong Kong's summer of discontent has spilled over into fall, bringing with it tear gas, petrol bombs and widespread transport disruptions -- all the elements that have divided the city during four months of unrest....
15:52 2019-10-13

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 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

Carrie Lam: China intervention in Hong Kong can't be ruled out Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced on Tuesday that she won't rule out intervention from Beijing to deal with protesters in Hong Kong. She stressed that she believes Hong Kong should 'find the solution' itself....
07:00 2019-10-08

| 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

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

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

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

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

Violence erupts in Hong Kong on China's National Day A man was shot with a live round as violent protests erupted across Hong Kong on the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China, in one of the most chaotic days of almost four months of political unrest....
16:26 2019-10-02

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 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'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

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

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 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

'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

China and the NBA are coming to blows over a pro-Hong Kong tweet. Here's why. Will Newton/Getty Images The NBA and China are locked in an escalating feud sparked by a tweet that voiced support for protests in Hong Kong. The feud began on Friday after Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets, tweeted out an image that voiced support for protests in Hong Kong. ...
09:52 2019-10-11

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

Will Unrest in Hong Kong Spoil China’s Big Party? The streets are swept, the soldiers rehearsed and the stealth drones ready to be put on display. As Beijing prepares to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on Oct. 1, even the trade war will suspend hostilities, with the U.S. delaying additional tar...
13:26 2019-09-26

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

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

Violence Flares as Protesters Defy a Police Ban to March Through Hong Kong’s Streets Protesters in Hong Kong once again defied a police ban Sunday to march through the enclave’s downtown districts in their push for greater political freedom, but what began as a peaceful demonstration quickly turned violent. Shortly after the march began, protesters set up barricades on Harcour...
14:52 2019-09-15

Hong Kong police arrest 36, youngest aged 12, after running battles with protesters Hong Kong police said on Monday they arrested 36 people, the youngest aged 12, after violence during anti-government demonstrations escalated as protesters hurled Molotov cocktails at security forces who responded with water cannon and tear gas....
05:26 2019-08-26

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

Thousands Besiege Hong Kong’s Police Headquarters After a Day of Anti-Government Protests A day of mostly peaceful protests in Hong Kong turned ugly Friday as crowds laid siege to the city’s police headquarters, barricading officers inside, plastering the building with slogans and pelting it with eggs and other objects as they demanded that officials apologize for the force’s...
18:26 2019-06-21

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas in renewed flair of violence Hong Kong riot police rushed pro-democracy protesters who had built a barricade near a police station. The clashes broke a fragile peace between authorities and demonstrators that had lasted for several days....
16:00 2019-08-24

Materials used to make Molotov cocktails found in Hong Kong police raid Eight people have been arrested in Hong Kong, including the leader of a banned pro-independence party, for possession of offensive weapons and suspected bomb-making materials, as the city prepares for another weekend of anti-government demonstrations....
19:26 2019-08-02

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon in latest clashes Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday as pro-democracy protesters threw petrol bombs in the latest in a series of clashes that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades....
13:00 2019-08-31

Hong Kong police expect 'violent attack' on sensitive Chinese anniversary Police expect more violence on Hong Kong's streets on Tuesday, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, after a chaotic weekend in which they fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters who set fires and threw petrol bombs....
13:39 2019-09-30

Hong Kong authorities deny protester death claims after police raid Officials say there were no casualties during violent police clearance of subway stationThe Hong Kong government has denied persistent rumours that anti-government protesters may have died during a violent police clearance of a subway station last weekend.In the clarification – made in a rare joint ...
12:39 2019-09-10

Police fire tear gas in busy shopping district in new Hong Kong clashes Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at protesters to disperse crowds as both sides clashed for a second consecutive night in the bustling shopping district of Mong Kok....
06:00 2019-09-08

UPDATE 11-Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people kept up a protest against a planned extradition law with mainland China, a day after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to break up big crowds....
19:13 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Police Draw Protester Rage, but Beijing Doesn't Think They're Tough Enough Hong Kong’s police are caught between a local population that accuses them of inflaming protests by using excessive force and mainland authorities who are urging them to get tougher to end the crisis....
19:52 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protesters threaten new airport disruptions after street clashes with police Hong Kong protesters have called for demonstrations at the city's international airport after a night of heated clashes with police in one of the world's most populated districts....
05:13 2019-09-08

Exclusive: Hong Kong police 'trapped in the middle' by polarizing extradition bill Several senior Hong Kong police officials feel caught between a rock and a hard place as city leader Carrie Lam tries to ram through contentious extradition laws that have triggered violent clashes between police and protesters....
06:52 2019-06-15

Hong Kong: Opponents to crime bill fight police, smash windows Activists opposed to a proposed Hong Kong law allowing extraditions to China marked an annual protest tradition Monday with violence, vandalism and clashes with police....
16:13 2019-07-01

Hong Kong police make fresh arrests, city braces for further protests Hong Kong police said on Sunday they arrested more than 20 people after violent clashes with anti-government protesters overnight, as the Chinese-controlled territory braced for more protests and a general strike aimed to bring the city to a halt....
04:26 2019-08-04

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas in renewed flare of violence Hong Kong riot police rushed pro-democracy protesters who had built a barricade near a police station. The clashes broke a fragile peace between authorities and demonstrators that had lasted for several days....
03:00 2019-08-25

Hong Kong Police Threaten Use of Water Cannon on Protesters as Violence Escalates Police in Hong Kong battled with protesters on Sunday and threatened their strongest use of force yet as a 12th straight weekend of protests turned violent following nearly two weeks of relative calm....
15:26 2019-08-25

Hong Kong police stage show of force on streets, jeered by residents Hong Kong police staged a show of force on Monday night in a district hit by some of the most violent clashes with protesters in recent months, but instead of being confronted by demonstrators were jeered by onlookers....
21:13 2019-10-07

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

Hong Kong: Police fire rubber bullets, tear gas to scatter protesters After a peaceful march through an outlying area of Hong Kong, fresh clashes broke out between a group of activists and police. In another area, pro-Beijing residents ripped down the protest group's posters....
00:52 2019-09-22

Police draw guns, fire water canons on Hong Kong protesters Police in Hong Kong deployed water cannons and an officer fired a live shot into the air as violence erupted in the ongoing pro-democracy protests on Sunday....
07:52 2019-08-26

The Teenage Hong Kong Protester Shot by Police Is to Face Rioting Charges The Hong Kong teenager shot by police during anti-government protests on Tuesday is to be charged with rioting and assaulting police, local government-funded broadcaster RTHK reports. The news is sure to inflame tensions in the enclave, which is still recovering from its worst day of violence in ove...
08:52 2019-10-03

Hong Kong braces for 'violent attack' on sensitive Chinese anniversary: police Hong Kong authorities are preparing for a day of chaos on the city's streets on Tuesday, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, and metro stations and malls will close ahead of protests that they fear could turn violent....
19:13 2019-09-30

Beijing says the Hong Kong police is 'fully capable' of punishing criminal activities The Hong Kong government and police are "fully capable" of punishing criminal activities and restoring public order, a spokesperson for China's Hong Kong Affairs Office said on Tuesday....
17:52 2019-08-06

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Beijing Warnings, as Police Fire Tear Gas A day of protest began with a “family friendly” rally but ended with fires on a busy shopping street, tear gas and a tunnel under the harbor blocked....
17:52 2019-08-10

Hong Kong protester shot by police charged with rioting and assaulting an officer The teenager who was the first victim of police gunfire in Hong Kong's months-long pro-democracy protests is being charged with attacking police and rioting, police said Thursday....
10:52 2019-10-03

Hong Kong police deploy water cannons as violence returns to protests The new police tactic came after the protest descended into a street battle that left a main thoroughfare littered with bricks and empty canisters of tear gas....
18:39 2019-08-25

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas, Water Cannon To Disperse Protesters Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse anti-government protesters who threw rocks, broke windows and blocked a key road next to a huge pro-democracy rally, near the local......
17:00 2019-09-28

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas As Thousands Defy Mask Ban To Protest Hong Kong police fired tear gas at pro-democracy protesters on Sunday after tens of thousands hit the streets once more to defy a ban on face masks despite half the city's subway stations remaining......
13:52 2019-10-06

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray at anti-extradition protesters Hong Kong police have fired pepper spray at protesters angry about an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
10:39 2019-06-12

Chinese media deny police plans to intervene at Hong Kong border China is denying claims its troops amassed near Hong Kong are signs of a plan to intervene in the ongoing protests in the special administrative region....
22:13 2019-07-31

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray as protesters turn violent Hong Kong police used pepper spray on Saturday to try to disperse anti-government protesters who threw rocks and blocked a key road next to a huge pro-democracy rally, near the local headquarters of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA)....
15:00 2019-09-28

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon to disperse protests Police fired round after round of tear gas as protesters took cover behind umbrellas between the local headquarters of China's People's Liberation Army and government HQ....
15:26 2019-08-31

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

Riot police clash with protesters in Hong Kong shopping centre – video Officers dressed in riot gear have fought with demonstrators inside a shopping centre in the residential district of Sha Tin, as they tried to disperse tens of thousands of people rallying against an extradition bill that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial. Millions have...
00:52 2019-07-17

| WATCH | Riot police deployed as Hong Kong protesters target airport Riot police fanned out across Hong Kong in a bid to thwart plans by pro-democracy protesters to target the airport in the movement's first mass mobilisation since the city's leader made a surprise concession earlier this week....
14:00 2019-09-07

Hong Kong's police commissioner to retire amid continued political unrest Stephen Lo, the commissioner of Hong Kong's embattled police force, is set to retire next month -- prompting a reshuffle at the top of the department as it continues to face scrutiny for its handling of the city's ongoing protests....
15:00 2019-10-11

Amnesty accuses Hong Kong police of ‘disturbing pattern’ of abuse, torture Amnesty International accused Hong Kong police on Friday of torture and other abuses in their handling of more than three months of pro-democracy protests, but the police say they have shown restraint on the street in the face of increased violence....
02:52 2019-09-21

Police fire teargas and pepper spray as Hong Kong protests continue Riot officers confront crowds gathered in Causeway Bay shopping districtHong Kong police have used teargas and pepper spray on thousands of protesters as demonstrations enter the 17th week in the city’s most serious political crisis in decades.The protest, which was not sanctioned by police, was sch...
12:13 2019-09-29

Hong Kong protesters, police clash as demonstrations target Chinese traders Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of Chinese traders, seizing on another grievance following major unrest over an extradition bill....
17:13 2019-07-13

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 Police Confront Protesters in Ninth Week of Demonstrations With No End in Sight (HONG KONG) — Police fired tear gas Sunday in confrontations with protesters in three parts of Hong Kong, as another evening of clashes began playing out in the Asian financial capital. Protesters hurled bricks at officers and ignored warnings to leave before tear gas was deployed in the Sham ...
00:26 2019-08-12

| WATCH | Hong Kong police arrest activists as mass rally called-off Prominent democracy activists were arrested in a dragnet across Hong Kong - a move described by rights groups as a well-worn tactic deployed by Beijing to suffocate dissent ahead of key political moments....
13:00 2019-08-30

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

Riot Police At Hong Kong Airport To Prevent New Anti-Government Protest Hong Kong riot police took up position at the main rail station serving the airport on Sunday to prevent a new anti-government protest targeting air travel after a night of violent street clashes in......
15:26 2019-09-22

Hong Kong’s Airport Devolves Into Chaos as Riot Police Clash With Protesters (HONG KONG) — Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong’s airport late Tuesday night, moving into the terminal where the demonstrators had shut down operations at the busy transport hub for two straight days. Officers armed with pepper spray and batons confronted the...
19:52 2019-08-13

Hong Kong: Police, protesters injured as peaceful march turns violent Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong's northern town of Sha Tin for a peaceful march that turned violent Sunday after police attempted to disperse demonstrators from a nearby mall....
06:52 2019-07-15

'Liberate Hong Kong': protesters defy police ban to march on seat of government Police fire teargas as London urged to press Beijing to uphold ‘one country, two systems’Hong Kong riot police have fired teargas and deployed water cannon on pro-democracy demonstrators in the latest episode of political unrest to rock the city.Tens of thousands of demonstrators defied a police ban...
16:52 2019-09-15

Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters in Hong Kong Ahead of General Strike Sunday is the second of three straight days of large-scale actions intended to increase pressure on the government, culminating in a citywide walkout on Monday....
14:52 2019-08-04

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

Hong Kong riot police beat protesters at anti-surveillance rally Teargas thrown at masked protesters angry over lamp posts equipped with sensorsRiot police have thrown teargas at thousands of protesters and beat many of them after a tense stand-off in Hong Kong.Tens of thousands of demonstrators were holding an anti-government rally on Saturday, marking the city’...
13:39 2019-08-24

Hong Kong police fire water cannon, tear gas as protests spread Hong Kong protesters threw petrol bombs and police fired tear gas in street battles across the city on Tuesday, posing a direct challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic....
13:52 2019-10-01

Hong Kong Protests Move to Luxury Shopping District After Police Use Tear Gas (HONG KONG) — Demonstrators in Hong Kong moved en masse to a luxury shopping district Sunday evening after riot police used tear gas to clear out an area they were previously occupying, as the 2-month-old protest movement showed no signs of easing. Clad in yellow helmets and black face masks, ...
21:13 2019-08-04

Hong Kong police seize huge explosives cache ahead of rallies One man has been arrested after "very powerful" explosives were found at a storage unit used by a pro-independence group. Weeks of sometimes violent protests spurred a fresh rally calling on police to restore order....
15:39 2019-07-20

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas At Protesters Armed With Petrol Bombs Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to break up protesters throwing petrol bombs near the Legislative Council building and inside the Central Government Offices on Sunday, the......
13:13 2019-09-15

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and demand withdrawal of extradition bill Protests that began in opposition to a proposed extradition law have swelled to include complaints about an influx of mainland Chinese into Hong Kong and that local leaders are more responsive to the Beijing government than to the territory's people....
19:52 2019-07-14

Police, demonstrators play cat-and-mouse game across Hong Kong as protests continue Protesters’ five major demands include the release of arrested demonstrators, an independent investigation into alleged police abuse and the dissolution of the current legislature, which is only partially composed of lawmakers who were directly elected....
01:52 2019-08-05

Police secure stadium ahead of Hong Kong leader’s town hall Riot police have begun securing a stadium in downtown Hong Kong ahead of a town hall session by city leader Carrie Lam aimed at cooling down months of protests for greater democracy in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory...
11:39 2019-09-26

Cornered By "Violent" Protesters, Hong Kong Police Fire Warning Shots Hong Kong police on Monday said they were forced to fire water cannon and a warning shot to fend off "extremely violent" demonstrators, as months of pro-democracy protests veer deeper into violence....
08:13 2019-08-26

Hong Kong protesters clash with police on Chinese mainland over extradition bill Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of Chinese traders, seizing on another grievance following major unrest over an extradition bill....
14:26 2019-07-13

‘Chaotic’ video shows Hong Kong police using batons, tear gas against protesters While many demonstrators remained peaceful, pockets of protesters charged police with umbrellas. Police responded with tear gas, rubber bullets and batons....
22:13 2019-06-12

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

The NBA Feels a Backlash in China After a Tweet Supporting Hong Kong Chinese companies have suspended ties with the Rockets, one of the NBA’s most popular teams in China, after Houston’s general manager tweeted his support of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
12:26 2019-10-07

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

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

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 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 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

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 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

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

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

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

China 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

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

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

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