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West reluctant to criticize China over Hong Kong stance

Clashes in Hong Kong have grown more violent and Beijing has ramped up its intimidation tactics as protests enter their 11th week. But so far, the West has shie...

West reluctant to criticize China over Hong Kong stance

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‘Hong Kong Thing’ Is ‘Very Tough,’ but Trump Doesn’t Criticize China Critics and allies said President Trump’s relative disinterest in human rights and focus on economics have kept him from taking sides between China a...
06:56 2019-08-14

China state media criticize foreign 'hypocrisy' over Hong Kong after climbdown Foreign "meddling" in the affairs of Hong Kong is hypocritical and "ill-intentioned", and Beijing will continue to back embattled chief executive Car...
06:28 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protests fortify Taiwan, and the West, against China's expansion Mass protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s attempt to encroach on Hong Kong’s judicial system have fortified neighboring Taiwan and other U...
20:14 2019-06-27

The Latest: Hong Kong leader says Taiwan stance aids delay Hong Kong’s leader has said Taiwan’s insistence that it would not hand over a suspect in the slaying of a Hong Kong woman on the island helped her de...
11:56 2019-06-15

Disney’s Mulan star sparks call for boycott with Hong Kong stance Crystal Liu, the lead in Disney’s live-action remake, voiced support for police in the cityDisney’s live-action remake of Mulan is facing calls for a...
20:14 2019-08-17

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 t...
14:00 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Is a Rebel Enclave in a Sea of Totalitarianism. Welcome to the New West Berlin President Donald Trump has never been afraid to stir up a tempest, which is why he has already indicated that this weekend he will be discussing the ...
18:42 2019-06-28

| Chinese media blames Hong Kong demo on collusion with West Chinese media on has blamed foreign interference over the huge protest that brought central Hong Kong to a standstill, accusing opponents of the city...
09:00 2019-06-10

China says worker at British consulate in Hong Kong detained in China A worker at Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been detained in China's border city of Shenzhen for violating the law, the Chinese foreign ministry sa...
10:00 2019-08-21

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 givin...
13:14 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about publi...
23:56 2019-06-13

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 erosio...
07:28 2019-07-01

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 p...
15:42 2019-08-14

Why China won't send the tanks into Hong Kong There are reasons why the paramilitary troops of the Peoples Armed Police have not yet rolled across the border crossing at Shenzhen to crush the pro...
13:14 2019-08-16

China says Britain has no responsibility for Hong Kong China said on Monday that Britain had no responsibility for Hong Kong and was opposed to its gesticulating about the territory, on the anniversary of...
10:28 2019-07-01

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 Hon...
03:14 2019-08-01

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong and China 'will be able to work it out' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city agai...
21:56 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow peopl...
00:56 2019-06-10

Tension in Hong Kong on eve of anniversary of China handover Pro- and anti-government demonstrators rally, with mass protest planned on MondayThousands of pro-government protesters have rallied outside the gove...
23:00 2019-06-30

Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain Anyone who loves the unique culture of Hong Kong can sympathize with the demonstrators who are protesting the latest step in a long process of Hong K...
19:56 2019-06-27

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 na...
14:42 2019-07-22

China police exercises across from Hong Kong seen as threat Members of China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police marched and practiced crowd-control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Ko...
15:42 2019-08-16

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 iss...
08:28 2019-06-24

Employee at UK's consulate in Hong Kong detained in China Detention comes amid more than two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong An employee at the UK’s consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by ...
11:14 2019-08-20

Trump says it's up to China to deal with Hong Kong 'riots' U.S. President Donald Trump has described protests in Hong Kong as "riots" that China will have to deal with itself, signaling a hands-off approach t...
10:14 2019-08-02

'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 ...
05:01 2019-06-30

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 Mo...
15:56 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 harde...
14:00 2019-08-16

Employee of U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Held in China A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate in the partly autonomous Chinese city never returned from an Aug. 8 trip for a conference acros...
17:14 2019-08-20

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 no...
21:14 2019-07-02

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 spe...
05:00 2019-07-09

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...
19:56 2019-07-03

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to th...
11:56 2019-06-10

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle o...
19:42 2019-06-16

| 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 ...
14:28 2019-07-09

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 peopl...
07:42 2019-06-18

China vows no ‘mercy’ for Hong Kong protesters Chinese authorities accused Hong Kong demonstrators of engaging in "terrorism" and promised to stamp out protests mercilessly after a weekend of brut...
00:00 2019-08-13

Hong Kong critical to China but uncertainty reigns China doesn't need the former Crown colony quite as much as it did back in 1997 when it switched from British rule. But the Special Administrative Re...
14:28 2019-08-16

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...
18:56 2019-08-06

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 it...
05:00 2019-06-24

US and China row over 'dangerous' Hong Kong reports on diplomat The US has slammed Chinese-backed media in Hong Kong for their reports on a US envoy who met pro-democracy activists. China is trying to frame mass p...
11:14 2019-08-10

| 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 ...
13:14 2019-07-24

| 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 i...
23:14 2019-06-14

Despite unrest, Hong Kong has its role as bridge between China and world With mainland China’s economic rise, Hong Kong is no longer the undisputed center for business and finance in the region. But it still plays an indis...
02:28 2019-08-15

China won’t turn Hong Kong’s protests into another Tiananmen Square. At least, not yet. 30 years after the Communist regime snuffed out a democratic uprising in Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping and the rest of the leadership must wo...
02:28 2019-08-15

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest law to allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and business executives off Hong K...
17:28 2019-06-09

China criticizes Britain for 'shameless' comments on Hong Kong China on Wednesday denounced British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt as "shameless", saying it had made a diplomatic complaint to London after he warne...
15:14 2019-07-03

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 re...
14:28 2019-08-06

Hong Kong protesters target traders from mainland China Thousands of Hong Kongers once again took to the streets in protest, this time to vent out their anger at traders from mainland China who buy goods i...
20:00 2019-07-13

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 vandalizing of the ...
13:28 2019-07-03

China blames US for backing Hong Kong 'violent separatists' The US should stop sending the wrong signals to "violent" protesters in Hong Kong, China has warned. Washington has raised a travel warning as furthe...
21:14 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protests approach border of mainland China Thousands protested in a mainland China border town Saturday against China traders, riding on the momentum of weeks of extradition bill protests in H...
02:28 2019-07-14

Protests Put Hong Kong on Collision Course with China’s Communist Party The grand political experiment to marry Beijing’s brand of authoritarianism with a bastion of civil liberties appears to be facing a moment of reckon...
08:28 2019-08-13

UK warns Hong Kong, China over anti-government protests Senior UK officials have said Hong Kong should not use protests as a "pretext for repression." The UK's foreign secretary said there would be "seriou...
22:28 2019-07-02

'China is in uncharted territory with Hong Kong protests': Ai Weiwei Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has told DW that Beijing could "crush" Hong Kong protesters anytime. The two sides have reached a deadlock in the ...
20:00 2019-08-07

Why China Still Wins Even If Protests Oust Hong Kong’s Leader A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of peopl...
01:42 2019-06-18

Hong Kong Protesters Egg China Office At End Of Massive Rally Masked protesters daubed the walls of China's office in Hong Kong with eggs and graffiti Sunday night following another massive rally, focusing anger...
18:00 2019-07-21

The Latest: China supports Hong Kong extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. China says it supports ...
12:01 2019-06-10

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...
11:56 2019-07-02

If I protest in Hong Kong and travel to mainland China, will I be able to come home? In late May, two weeks before the first major anti-extradition bill march in Hong Kong, four high school friends and I took a day trip to Chinese cit...
08:28 2019-08-22

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ex...
03:42 2019-06-10

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' Radical protesters in Hong Kong must not mistake China's restraint for weakness, China's Hong Kong affairs office said on Tuesday, vowing that the "...
12:42 2019-08-06

China Accuses Trump Of "Gross Interference" Over Hong Kong China on Tuesday rebuked Donald Trump for "gross interference" in Hong Kong's affairs after the US president said protesters who stormed the city's l...
18:56 2019-07-02

Elderly in Hong Kong looking to China for affordable care in retirement After spending time with his 84-year-old mother in a senior care home in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, David Lee walked up to the supervisor...
09:14 2019-08-20

Protests Escalate As Hong Kong Marks Handover To China Anti-government protesters tried to ram their way into Hong Kong's parliament Monday, battling police armed with pepper spray, as the territory marke...
15:56 2019-07-01

China pressuring corporations to crack down on Hong Kong protesters A major airline company is investigating “rumors circulating online” that employees are drafting a letter supporting the Hong Kong protests as China ...
07:42 2019-08-20

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 interf...
11:28 2019-06-11

China state media run footage of Hong Kong protests Chinese state media has run footage of police in Hong Kong clearing protesters from the streets in a break with its silence over the past several day...
07:42 2019-07-02

China says will continue to support Hong Kong Chief Executive Lam China said on Monday it will continue to support Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, after two million protesters took to the streets with a de...
10:14 2019-06-17

Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage in China An unknown assailant stabbed Hong Kong actor Simon Yam on Saturday during a promotional event in mainland China but Yam's injuries were not life-thre...
14:14 2019-07-20

Going From Hong Kong to Mainland China? Your Phone Is Subject to Search The searches are raising concerns that Beijing is trying to identify travelers sympathetic to the territory’s protest movement and further control wh...
13:42 2019-08-16

Hong Kong Craves Autonomy as China Demands Loyalty Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
02:56 2019-06-10

China says detains employee of British consulate in Hong Kong A Chinese national working at Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been detained in China's border city of Shenzhen for violating the law, the Chinese f...
11:14 2019-08-21

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 ...
06:28 2019-08-07

Sieren's China: Hong Kong is losing room to maneuver There is no doubt that Hong Kong belongs to China. But DW's Frank Sieren does not believe fugitives on the island should be extradited to the mainlan...
00:42 2019-06-14

Hong Kong youth vow to fight on as China gets tough on protest Democracy activists worry that Beijing’s hardline attitude will result in a vicious circle of violenceWhen hundreds of protesters stormed Hong Kong’s...
10:00 2019-07-07

GOP senator calls for China boycott as Hong Kong rages Americans should boycott Chinese products in response to the intensifying political crisis in Hong Kong, a Republican lawmaker urged amid rumors Beij...
09:14 2019-08-14

The Latest: China summons US envoy over Hong Kong criticism HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong extradition bill and protests (all times local): 8:20 p.m. China has summoned a U.S. envoy in Beijing to...
15:28 2019-06-14

Valuations in China and Hong Kong look 'fairly decent': Investor Binay Chandgothia of Principal Global Investors says he would start looking to add exposure to stocks in Hong Kong and China as they sell off more. H...
10:56 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests call for democracy, rally for China Pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrators have rallied in Hong Kong, highlighting the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
00:14 2019-08-18

Hong Kong protests continue, expand to oppose China What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed — and the role of the...
08:14 2019-07-17

| 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'...
16:28 2019-08-14

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would re...
00:14 2019-06-15

Hong Kong leader says protests are challenging China's sovereignty Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Monday recent protests disrupting the former British colony are pushing the city to the verge of an "...
09:14 2019-08-05

US hits back at China for targeting diplomat in Hong Kong State department condemns ‘dangerous’ reports identifying US envoy after supposed meeting with activistsOfficial Chinese media reports about a US dip...
18:56 2019-08-10

China says Hong Kong protests 'near terrorism' as airport reopens China said Hong Kong's protest movement had reached "near terrorism" on Wednesday, after a night of ugly clashes at the city's airport where demonstr...
15:14 2019-08-14

Top China envoy: US ‘fanning flames’ of Hong Kong protests China’s top diplomat is accusing the U.S. and other unidentified Western nations of “fanning the flames” of street protests in Hong Kong targeting Be...
06:00 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...
18:28 2019-08-10

Hong Kong is in danger. China’s promise of democracy was a lie | Anonymous The extradition bill would bulldoze our legal system and hurt our economy. As a former lawyer, I’m protesting to save themThe ninth of June 2019 was ...
18:56 2019-06-13

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 vio...
17:42 2019-08-07

China Condemns "Terrorist-Like Actions" Of Hong Kong Protesters China reacted furiously Wednesday to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at ...
15:42 2019-08-14

China waits out Hong Kong protests, but backlash looms China’s international image has suffered from its mass incarceration of members of its Uighur Muslim minority and aggressive moves in the foreign pol...
07:14 2019-08-10

Hong Kong prepares for more protests on anniversary of handover to China A protest march has been called for Monday, the third in three weeks, this one on the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China on July ...
14:42 2019-06-30

British Consulate staffer in Hong Kong detained in China A staffer at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong has been detained in mainland China for more than 10 days, according to his girlfriend, who c...
18:28 2019-08-20

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent d...
10:14 2019-06-14

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that wo...
15:14 2019-06-14

Hong Kong Leader Says China Extradition Bill "Dead" Hong Kong's embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday announced a widely loathed China extradition law that has sparked unprecedented political unrest ...
09:42 2019-07-09

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 Uni...
08:00 2019-08-19

| 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 d...
20:00 2019-08-07

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 support for independence for Taiwan, which Beijing claims as ...
11:28 2019-07-24

China Says It Supports Suspension Of Hong Kong Extradition Bill China's government said on Saturday it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to Chi...
02:01 2019-06-16

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 purp...
18:56 2019-08-12

Hong Kong marks handover to China with ceremony and protests HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong government has marked the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, as police faced off w...
03:56 2019-07-01

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition continued to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China. International conce...
06:56 2019-06-13

China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of U.K.’s Hong Kong Consulate The detention of a trade officer has raised fears that the police in mainland China are arresting people to dampen support for protests in Hong Kong....
16:00 2019-08-21

China accuses UK of supporting violent Hong Kong protests Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism" and reminded the former colonial power of Hong Kong's status. Fore...
11:56 2019-07-04

Donald Trump Says It's Up To China To Deal With Hong Kong "Riots" U.S. President Donald Trump has described protests in Hong Kong as "riots" that China will have to deal with itself, signalling a hands-off approach ...
18:28 2019-08-02

'Hong Kong' searches surge behind China's Great Firewall Chinese censors are working hard to erase or block news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms amid a surge in interest from ...
09:56 2019-06-14

China tells U.S. to remove 'black hands' from Hong Kong China accused U.S. officials on Tuesday of being behind violent protests in Hong Kong and advised them to remove their "black hands" from the territo...
10:00 2019-07-23

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspend...
20:56 2019-06-30

'Free Hong Kong': Protesters pressure China ahead of G-20 summit About 10,000 people in Hong Kong protested Wednesday to urge this week's G-20 summit to take up what they say is an urgent need for increased de...
19:28 2019-06-27

Twitter discloses China-backed interference in Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc said on Monday nearly a 1,000 accounts originating from China were "deliberately and specifically attempting to sow political discord in ...
20:56 2019-08-19

US Calls China "Thuggish Regime" For Singling Out Diplomat In Hong Kong A U.S. State Department spokeswoman on Thursday called China a "thuggish regime" for disclosing the photographs and personal details of a U.S. diplom...
14:28 2019-08-09

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 c...
20:00 2019-08-16

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public ...
16:42 2019-06-09

'We have the voice:' More than 150,000 Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters estimated by police to number more than 150,000 marched through Hong Kong on Sunday in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a local ...
14:14 2019-06-09

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition l...
11:28 2019-06-09

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban o...
19:42 2019-05-22

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 C...
05:28 2019-07-01

Hong Kong braces for new mass protests against planned extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people...
16:28 2019-06-11

| Hong Kong braces for mass rally on China handover anniversary Hong Kong braced for another mass rally Monday as the city marks the anniversary of its handover to China, with attendance at an annual pro-democracy...
00:14 2019-07-01

Twitter is displaying China-made ads attacking Hong Kong protesters Twitter is finding itself at the heart of a heated political battle. Pinboard and other users have observed Twitter running ads from China's st...
09:42 2019-08-19

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...
08:28 2019-08-13

China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle. Beijing wants global companies to back its power over the city, even as their workers join protests calling for greater say in the fate of their home...
19:42 2019-08-18

Hong Kong protesters smash up legislature in direct challenge to China Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters stormed the legislature on the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to China on Monday, destroying pictures and dau...
16:42 2019-07-01

Protesters smash into Hong Kong Legislature on anniversary of handover to China Combative protesters in Hong Kong oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.  ...
17:14 2019-07-01

Downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', as China slaps warning on Cathay Hong Kong's protests are hitting its economy, the city's leader Carrie Lam said on Friday, echoing warnings from business leaders including powerful ...
17:42 2019-08-09

Canadian Consulate suspends travel to China for Hong Kong staff The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said on Friday it has suspended travel to mainland China for local staff, just days after an employee of the city...
09:42 2019-08-23

China is paying Twitter to publish propaganda against Hong Kong protesters Twitter has caught itself in a propaganda war after it was found running ads from China’s state-backed media outlet Xinhua News attacking the Hong Ko...
14:28 2019-08-19

UK's Hong Kong Mission Worker Detained In China Over Prostitution: Report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newsp...
02:56 2019-08-23

The man taking on Hong Kong from deep inside China's propaganda machine The editor of one of China's most outspoken state media outlets has doubled down on accusations that the United States is instigating a revolution in...
06:28 2019-08-17

Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Lam stabbed at event in China BEIJING — Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam was stabbed in the stomach Saturday while attending an event in southern China, with police saying his in...
12:28 2019-07-20

China says violent actions in Hong Kong an 'undisguised challenge': state TV China regarded the violent actions of some protesters in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the one country, two systems formula under which ...
06:56 2019-07-02

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Thousands have taken to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that would enable China to extradite fugitives fro...
10:14 2019-06-09

Protests escalate as Hong Kong marks anniversary of handover to China Combative protesters and marchers oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.  ...
12:42 2019-07-01

A shared train station symbolizes Hong Kong's fears about China A train station in the heart of Hong Kong could soon become a symbol of Hong Kongers' worst fears about China, after the detention of UK consulate em...
08:28 2019-08-22

Exclusive: China's PLA signals it will keep Hong Kong-based troops in barracks The Chinese military commander responsible for Hong Kong has assured a Pentagon official that Chinese troops will not interfere in the city's affairs...
15:00 2019-07-09

UK: Hong Kong staff member missing after visiting China's Shenzhen A Hong Kong British Consulate employee remains missing after a trip to mainland China, according to Britain's Foreign Office. It says it's "extremely...
20:56 2019-08-20

UK summons China ambassador after he slams 'colonial' attitude to Hong Kong A diplomatic spat between the UK and China deepened Wednesday after London summoned the Chinese ambassador over what it said were "unacceptable and i...
09:42 2019-07-04

China foreign ministry says Hong Kong affairs an internal matter China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to ...
13:01 2019-06-15

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city agai...
02:00 2019-06-13

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 stren...
19:42 2019-08-06

"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 t...
15:14 2019-08-06

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s govern...
21:42 2019-06-15

China accuses Hong Kong protesters of committing 'evil acts' The Chinese government has accused pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong of committing "evil and criminal acts" that have seriously damaged the semi-...
22:42 2019-07-31

Twitter, Facebook Ban China Accounts Over "State-Backed Ops" On Hong Kong Twitter and Facebook said Monday that they had taken action against China for using hundreds of fake accounts to sow political discord during the Hon...
13:14 2019-08-20

UK "Concerned" By Reports Hong Kong Consulate Employee Detained In China Britain's Foreign Office said Tuesday it was "extremely concerned" by reports that a Hong Kong consulate employee had been detained by mainland Chine...
13:14 2019-08-20

U.S. calls China 'thuggish regime' for singling out U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong A U.S. State Department spokeswoman on Thursday called China a "thuggish regime" for disclosing the photographs and personal details of a U.S. diplom...
00:00 2019-08-09

Hong Kong protests kick off amid China army concerns Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong to demand expanded democratic rights and autonomy from mainland China. Some are worried that police might use v...
13:14 2019-08-03

China accuses Britain for intervening in its 'internal affairs' in Hong Kong The diplomatic spat between China and the United Kingdom spilled into the open this week, after Beijing criticized the British government for "gross ...
11:28 2019-07-04

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who...
11:28 2019-07-11

China likens protesters to 'terrorists', Hong Kong airport reopens China's Hong Kong Liaison office said on Wednesday that anti government protesters were no different to "terrorists", as U.S. President Donald Trump ...
14:00 2019-08-14

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...
19:28 2019-08-01

China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of Britain’s Hong Kong Consulate The detention of a trade officer has raised fears that the police in mainland China are arresting people to dampen support for protests in Hong Kong....
14:00 2019-08-21

Activist Hong Kong singer faces down China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, pitting her star power against its ...
00:00 2019-07-09

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
20:56 2019-06-13

China's Army Signals It Will Keep Hong Kong-Based Troops In Barrack The Chinese military commander responsible for Hong Kong has assured a Pentagon official that Chinese troops will not interfere in the city's affairs...
22:56 2019-07-09

Hong Kong Celebrities Who Support Protests Pay a Heavy Price From China For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low t...
18:28 2019-07-05

China Urges U.S. to Remove ‘Black Hand’ From Hong Kong Protests China said the U.S. should remove its “black hand” from Hong Kong’s protests, in some of its most pointed criticism yet against wha...
16:42 2019-07-24

Embattled Hong Kong leader Lam suspends China extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after widesp...
10:14 2019-06-15

China state media blames Hong Kong protests on 'lawlessness' Protests in Hong Kong over planned new extradition laws with China are "hammering" the city's reputation, with outbreaks of "lawlessness" undermining...
08:42 2019-06-13

China hints at military options to quell Hong Kong protests China’s defense spokesman called the protests’ challenge to China’s rule over Hong Kong “intolerable,” and noted that the People’s Liberation Army ga...
12:00 2019-07-24

China's top official in Hong Kong again backs leader amid crisis China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing continues to support Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is gr...
10:14 2019-07-11

U.K. consular official in Hong Kong disappears while returning from mainland China Simon Cheng, a 28-year-old trade and investment officer at the British consulate, vanished Aug. 8 as he tried to pass through Chinese immigration, hi...
10:28 2019-08-20

China Accused Of Using Twitter, Facebook To Undermine Hong Kong Protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to und...
02:28 2019-08-20

China Condemns Hong Kong Protests As "Undisguised Challenge" To Its Rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after poli...
18:56 2019-07-02

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'...
19:28 2019-07-03

China calls on U.S. politicians to stop colluding with Hong Kong separatists The Chinese foreign ministry's commissioner in Hong Kong said on Tuesday the city belongs to China and that it will firmly respond to any action that...
12:42 2019-08-06

China Hardens Line on Hong Kong Protests, Hinting It Could Intervene China’s government signaled its fraying patience with protesters in Hong Kong after they stormed the city’s legislature, calling the violent turn a d...
20:56 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protest: China says violent demonstrations 'totally intolerable' Beijing’s liaison office says storming of parliament is ‘an extreme challenge’ to the rule of lawThe Chinese government has issued a strong condemnat...
12:01 2019-07-02

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After China Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involv...
12:28 2019-08-16

Foreign Agents and Terrorists: How China Is Framing Hong Kong’s Protests For more than two months, antigovernment protests have gripped Hong Kong, with anger rising over China’s growing influence. Here are tactics the Chin...
05:42 2019-08-20

China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests China doubled down on its support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday after days of protests in the Chinese-ruled city over a planned extraditi...
15:14 2019-06-17

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...
12:28 2019-08-16

China won't allow Hong Kong leader to step down despite mass unrest: HK official Beijing won't let Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, step down even if she wanted to, a senior city government official close to her said on Monday, add...
15:14 2019-06-17

Twitter accuses China of anti-Hong Kong protest campaign China sowed political discord and undermined the protest movement in Hong Kong on Twitter, the company has said. The social media platform notified F...
05:42 2019-08-20

Facebook and Twitter: It Sure Looks Like China's Spreading Bullshit About Hong Kong Protesters Social media giants Facebook and Twitter this week disclosed their responses to what they characterized as coordinated disinformation campaigns origi...
07:42 2019-08-20

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,...
07:28 2019-07-03

China's envoy to Britain laments 'Cold War mentality' over Hong Kong protests China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kon...
14:14 2019-07-07

Chinese K-Pop Stars Voice Support for Beijing’s One-China Policy on Hong Kong (HONG KONG) — At least eight pop stars from mainland China and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijin...
02:28 2019-08-20

Hong Kong braces for huge rally as China condemns US 'gross interference' More than 100,000 people are expected to hold rally after police denied permission for marchHong Kong is bracing for a fresh rally by more than 100,0...
09:00 2019-08-18

Hong Kong: tens of thousands protest as China condemns US 'gross interference' More than 100,000 people are expected to join rally after police denied permission for marchHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyTens of th...
11:14 2019-08-18

Hong Kong protests and China's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through ...
20:56 2019-07-03

China condemns violent Hong Kong protests as 'undisguised challenge' to its rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after poli...
11:56 2019-07-02

"All The Forces": China's Global Social Media Push In Hong Kong Protests While little news or video footage of the Hong Kong protests made its way into mainland China in the early weeks, the subject now dominates the news ...
11:14 2019-08-22

Twitter and Facebook take first actions against China for using fake accounts to sow discord in Hong Kong The social media giants said they were taking action against what Twitter called a "significant state-backed information operation" related to the pr...
00:56 2019-08-20

Thousands gather in Hong Kong for China's lone Tiananmen Square memorial Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong on Tuesday for the lone memorial in China commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Squar...
00:56 2019-06-05

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill is ‘dead,’ but not fully withdrawn Carrie Lam conceded that her government’s work on the legislation was a “complete failure,” and dismissed fears that the legislature would take up th...
06:42 2019-07-09

Hong Kong facing worst crisis since handover: senior China official Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office s...
09:42 2019-08-07

Washington cannot influence China's decisions on Hong Kong: Global Times tabloid The United States cannot influence China's decisions in handling the situation in Hong Kong, China's influential state-controlled tabloid Global Time...
20:56 2019-08-19

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook together suspended hundreds of accounts that were tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign that targeted pro-democracy proteste...
02:56 2019-08-20

| Hong Kong grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe Hong Kong grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a cr...
22:56 2019-07-02

Donald Trump: Hong Kong crackdown would hurt China trade deal The US president has said that he'd "like to see Hong Kong worked out in a very humanitarian fashion." Trump warned that a Tiananmen Square-style cra...
14:00 2019-08-19

China's State Council calls for Shenzhen integration with Hong Kong, Macau China's State Council has called for greater development of the southern city of Shenzhen and the integration of its culture and economy with neighbo...
09:14 2019-08-19

Hong Kong Facing Worst Crisis Since Handover, Says Senior China Official Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned to China from British rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office sai...
20:56 2019-08-08

China lashes out at Taiwan for offering asylum to Hong Kong democracy protesters Taiwan lacks a formal legal mechanism for assessing and granting asylum requests, although it has granted residency to several vocal opponents of the...
17:42 2019-08-19

Thousands pour into the streets of Hong Kong to mark 22 years since its handover to China Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Monday to demonstrate against a recent proposed extradition bill, as the city marked the ...
08:56 2019-07-01

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong's laws and repeated President Donald Trump's warning that ...
20:56 2019-08-19

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest Hong Kong protest against China Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday to rally against the Beijing government.  ...
01:14 2019-08-19

Canada's Trudeau says won't back down in dispute with China, urges restraint in Hong Kong Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday he would not escalate a deepening trade and diplomatic dispute with China but added that his...
07:42 2019-08-22

China says Hong Kong protesters' storming of government building 'totally intolerable' China has issued a scathing condemnation of Honk Kong protesters who stormed the Hong Kong’s legislature on Monday, saying the acts “trample on the r...
17:14 2019-07-02

Twitter removes nearly 1,000 accounts tied to China's campaign against Hong Kong protesters Company also suspends thousands of accounts as it reports ‘state-backed information operation’Twitter has removed nearly 1,000 accounts and suspended...
21:14 2019-08-19

China's arrest of Hong Kong man puts spotlight on shared rail station A train station in the heart of Hong Kong could soon become a symbol of Hong Kongers' worst fears about China, after the detention of a UK consulate ...
12:56 2019-08-22

China Calls Hong Kong Protesters Who Stormed Legislature ‘Extreme Radicals’ The remarks were a stern warning after weeks of demonstrations in Hong Kong against a contentious bill that would allow extraditions to mainland Chin...
22:28 2019-07-02

"Hey Democracy, Get Foreign Agents Outta Town": China Media On Hong Kong "Get those foreign agents outta town", roars a music video by a patriotic Chinese rap group, one of a slew of creative efforts by Beijing attacking H...
11:14 2019-08-19

Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
16:28 2019-08-16

Hong Kong crisis deepens as China extradition bill moves forward Advocacy groups, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radical acti...
15:56 2019-06-11

Hong Kong protesters offer apologies, China doubles down after airport clash China said on Wednesday Hong Kong's protest movement had reached "near terrorism" and more street clashes followed ugly scenes the previous day when ...
05:14 2019-08-15

Fashion firms apologise for implying Taiwan and Hong Kong separate from China Coach and Givenchy among brands criticised on Chinese social media as Hong Kong protests fan nationalism A number of global brands have apologised to...
22:28 2019-08-12

Trump says China should treat Hong Kong 'humanely' before trade deal can be agreed President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China wants to make a trade deal but it should treat Hong Kong "humanely" first, explicitly tying a tra...
04:00 2019-08-15

Violence rocks Hong Kong protests while China, U.S. clash over extradition bill The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.   ...
18:14 2019-06-12

Trump implies trade deal with China can wait for Hong Kong resolution Trump has previously said little about the protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, except to make it clear he believes that Hong Kong and China...
04:28 2019-08-15

Refinitiv removes Reuters story on Hong Kong protests from screens in China Under pressure from Chinese regulators, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminals in China a Reuters story detail...
19:14 2019-08-02

Hong Kong airport grinds to halt; China likens protests to terrorism Hong Kong's airport halted flights on Monday, blaming demonstrators for the disruption, while China said the anti-government protests that have swept...
18:28 2019-08-12

Satellite photos appear to show China's paramilitary vehicles near Hong Kong Satellite photos show armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China's paramilitary People's Armed Police near Hong K...
19:42 2019-08-14

Canada's Trudeau extremely concerned about Hong Kong, urges China to be careful Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday said he was very worried about events in Hong Kong, which has a large Canadian population, and urged...
00:28 2019-08-13

China denies request for US Navy warships to visit a restive Hong Kong China has rejected a request for two upcoming U.S. Navy warship visits to Hong Kong amid massive, weeks-long protests that are taking place in the fo...
04:00 2019-08-14

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Several hundred thousand people jammed Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in a last bid to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to ...
11:28 2019-06-09

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bri...
15:00 2019-06-09

Chinese paper says 'foreign forces' using Hong Kong havoc to hurt China "Foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the former Briti...
09:14 2019-06-10

Hong Kong protests play into China fears, upend stock markets Wall Street’s summertime slump continued as dramatic protests in Hong Kong dimmed hopes that the US will come to a trading truce with China. The Dow ...
12:28 2019-08-13

Trump cites intelligence that China moving troops to Hong Kong border U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, citing U.S. intelligence, said China's government was moving troops to its border with Hong Kong and he urged...
00:28 2019-08-14

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.  ...
14:56 2019-06-10

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the...
08:14 2019-06-09

Trump tells China to address Hong Kong protests before talking trade Donald Trump has suggested China resolve ongoing tension with Hong Kong before hashing out a trade deal with the US. The remarks follow his decision ...
07:14 2019-08-15

Hong Kong: 348 flights canceled; China accuses United States of 'interfering' A day after thousands of protesters brought the Hong Kong airport to a standstill, almost 350 more flights were canceled Tuesday as China accuses the...
06:28 2019-08-13

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in H...
16:01 2019-06-13

Donald Trump Confirms China Moving Troops To Hong Kong Border US intelligence has confirmed that China is moving troops to the border with Hong Kong, US President Donald Trump said Tuesday, appealing for calm am...
08:00 2019-08-14

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protec...
22:28 2019-06-13

Protest fears stalk Hong Kong businesses as China threat looms Walking a tightrope between anti-government protests and political masters in Beijing, many Hong Kong firms are opting to toe the Communist Party li...
09:42 2019-08-23

Telegram founder claims China disrupted the app to sabotage Hong Kong protesters As Hong Kong battles against the proposed extradition bill that would China more power over the autonomous territory, protesters in the city are said...
14:42 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests: Head of China's military garrison condemns violence The commander of the Chinese military garrison in Hong Kong has addressed the city's ongoing protest movement for the first time, warning that violen...
13:14 2019-08-01

Trump, Trudeau discussed developments in Hong Kong, Canadians held in China U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed the Hong Kong protests and the ongoing detention of two Canadians by...
04:00 2019-08-17

Hong Kong’s Last British Governor Says China Sending in Troops Would Be ‘Appalling Error’ Mass demonstrations have pushed the Chinese-ruled territory of Hong Kong into its most serious crisis in decades. The international airport has been ...
08:56 2019-08-14

Cathay Pacific, Icon of Hong Kong’s Rise, Now Reflects China’s Grip The airline agreed to bar employees who support or join protests from working on flights to mainland China, though it didn’t say how they would be id...
22:28 2019-08-11

'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 br...
00:56 2019-08-02

U.S. senator warns China on Hong Kong trade status if it intervenes in protests A prominent U.S. senator warned China on Tuesday Hong Kong could lose its special U.S. trade status if Beijing intervenes directly to crack down on i...
09:42 2019-08-14

Hong Kong facing biggest crisis since handover-senior China official Hong Kong is facing its biggest crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office...
05:14 2019-08-07

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would indefinitely delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferr...
11:56 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited t...
11:56 2019-06-15

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill ...
10:42 2019-06-14

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow...
10:42 2019-06-15

Hong Kong braces for huge protests on anniversary of China handover – live Anti-Beijing protesters block key streets as key date marking 1997 transition coincides with anger about controversial extradition lawFull story: Ant...
04:56 2019-07-01

China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. Navy ships amid tensions China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy ships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the political crisis in...
00:28 2019-08-14

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of running disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook have suspended numerous accounts that are believed to be tied to a state-backed information campaign originating from inside Chi...
22:56 2019-08-19

China's Hong Kong PLA garrison releases video with scenes of 'anti-riot' operations As Hong Kong's political crisis simmers amidst heated protests, China's People's Liberation Army in Hong Kong released a video showing footage of "an...
07:56 2019-08-01

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill 'is dead' but still refuses to formally withdraw it Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said that a controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, ...
05:00 2019-07-09

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after th...
15:56 2019-06-10

Hong Kong protesters storm parliament and hang old UK colonial flag in defiance of China PROTESTERS angered over China’s increasing attempts to overrule Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms have hung the UK’s former colonial flag in the territ...
08:00 2019-07-02

UK Foreign Office 'extremely concerned' for Hong Kong staffer reportedly detained in China The United Kingdom Foreign Office is "extremely concerned" by reports that a British Consulate staff member in Hong Kong has been detained in mainlan...
14:56 2019-08-21

Amazon faces online backlash in China for T-shirts with Hong Kong democracy slogans Chinese social media users directed their fury at online marketplace Amazon.com on Thursday, after discovering T-shirts on its website sporting sloga...
14:00 2019-08-16

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to ...
10:42 2019-06-10

Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to u...
03:14 2019-08-20

U.K. Government ‘Extremely Concerned’ by Reports of China Detaining Hong Kong Consulate Employee (Bloomberg) — The U.K. said it was “extremely concerned” by reports that a Hong Kong consulate worker was detained during a recent ...
20:56 2019-08-20

Hong Kong British consulate employee detained in China; officials 'extremely concerned' British officials are “extremely concerned” after a consulate employee in Hong Kong disappeared several days ago after making a business trip to main...
18:28 2019-08-20

China accuses UK of 'basking in the faded glory of British colonialism' after Hong Kong criticism China’s foreign ministry lashed back Wednesday at criticism by Britain’s foreign secretary on the recent protests in Hong Kong, saying the region’s f...
02:42 2019-07-04

Hong Kong protestors demand China be held to account for 1989 Tiananmen crackdown Thousands of protesters marched through central Hong Kong on Sunday as part of annual demonstrations demanding that China be held accountable for its...
18:42 2019-05-26

State Dept. 'deeply concerned' by China threats as unrest in Hong Kong grows Bipartisan U.S. concern over the discord in Hong Kong is growing, as the State Department on Wednesday issued a travel warning for the region and exp...
22:56 2019-08-14

China extradition bill debate postponed as protesters swarm Hong Kong streets Hong Kong lawmakers have postponed a debate over a controversial bill that would allow fugitives to be extradited to China after protesters blocked r...
12:00 2019-06-12

Crowds demand Hong Kong's top official quit after only pausing on China extradition plan Hong Kong protesters took to the streets Sunday to demand the city's top official resign a day after she suspended — but did not withdraw —conte...
13:42 2019-06-16

UPDATE 1-Refinitiv removes Reuters story on Hong Kong protests from screens in China Under pressure from Chinese regulators, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminals in China a Reuters story detail...
21:00 2019-08-02

Hong Kong government reportedly set to suspend China extradition bill after mass protests The government has announced in a statement on Saturday afternoon that Lam will hold a press conference at 3 p.m. HK/SIN the same day, amid news repo...
08:56 2019-06-15

US calls China ‘thuggish regime’ for targeting American diplomat who met Hong Kong protesters Anger at release of diplomat’s personal information as Hong Kong police bring back police chief who handled 2014 Occupy protestsA US official has des...
08:00 2019-08-09

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, whi...
01:14 2019-08-07

China says some Hong Kong protesters' behavior 'intolerable' amid fears military could step in A spokesman for China's Defense Ministry said Wednesday that the behavior of some demonstrators during months-long protests in Hong Kong has been "ab...
22:56 2019-07-24

Hong Kong protests will be 'settled or crushed' ahead of China national celebrations, analyst says The way China responds to the situation in Hong Kong will be crucial in determining how markets and U.S.-China trade talks will be affected, said Dav...
13:14 2019-08-16

To Gain Leverage in China Trade Talks, Trump Shows Solidarity With Hong Kong In recent days, American officials have warned Beijing that a peaceful resolution of the pro-democracy protests may be necessary to allow negotiation...
12:28 2019-08-23

Hong Kong International Airport cancels all flights, China compares protest to 'terrorism' Hong Kong International Airport canceled all flights Monday after a swarm of pro-democracy demonstrators occupied the main terminal, prompting a fier...
22:00 2019-08-12

Nike pulled a shoe line from China after its designer supported Hong Kong protests Japanese designer Undercover posted on its Instagram account a photo of protesters with the slogan "no extradition to China," the Financial Times rep...
19:28 2019-06-27

Proposed extradition bill could get Hong Kong entangled in the US-China tussle, research firm says Hong Kong runs the risk of losing its special customs status with the U.S. if its autonomy is seen to be eroded with the contentious extradition bill...
11:56 2019-06-14

Thousands resume Hong Kong protests, China media warns Beijing won't 'sit idly by' Thousands of protesters took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday, a day after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police, and as Chin...
12:28 2019-08-04

China orders Cathay Pacific to suspend staff backing Hong Kong protests China's aviation regulator on Friday demanded Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways suspend personnel who have engaged in illegal protests i...
17:42 2019-08-09

Givenchy, Coach Join Versace To Apologise To China Amid Hong Kong Unrest As tensions in Hong Kong continue to escalate after months of political unrest, China has sought to rein in international brands that have mistakenly...
04:28 2019-08-13

| WATCH: Hong Kong protesters seize roads and tunnel in defiance of China warnings Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong erected barricades in a popular shopping district and blocked a major tunnel, defying increasingly stern warn...
07:56 2019-08-04

I felt the fear of abduction by China in Hong Kong. Appeasing Bejing has to stop | Ma Jian People in the territory have shown huge courage. G20 leaders must do the sameWhen I moved to Hong Kong in 1987, after my books had been permanently b...
18:56 2019-06-28

Strike grips Hong Kong as leader warns protests challenge China's sovereignty Hong Kong was plunged into fresh chaos on Monday as a general strike followed another weekend of violent protests, paralyzing transport, leading to m...
09:14 2019-08-05

Outrage in Hong Kong as Extradition Plan Exposes Deep Fears of China’s Rule Petitions have drawn support from lawyers, teachers and even anime fans. Groups say the plan could hurt Hong Kong’s reputation as an international bu...
18:42 2019-06-07

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China has made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-r...
19:28 2019-05-25

Asia falls after Trump announces more tariffs on China; Hong Kong, Japan drop more than 2% Asia stocks dropped on Friday after a surprise tariff announcement from the United States overnight escalated trade tensions between Washington and B...
13:28 2019-08-05

Cathay Pacific C.E.O.’s Resignation Shows China’s Looming Power Over Hong Kong Unrest The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s influence over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainl...
07:56 2019-08-17

China orders Cathay Pacific suspend staff backing Hong Kong protests China's aviation regulator on Friday demanded Cathay Pacific Airways suspend personnel who have engaged in illegal protests in Hong Kong from staffi...
16:28 2019-08-09

Nike pulls line of shoes from China after designer supports Hong Kong protesters Nike has canceled the sale of a new line of shoes in China after its designer posted an image online supporting mass protests in Hong Kong against an...
19:42 2019-06-27

After Twitter and Facebook blame China for Hong Kong disinformation, government defends its right to online speech China pushed back against claims by Twitter and Facebook that the government had run disinformation operations aimed at the Hong Kong protests. The c...
18:28 2019-08-20

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov Links DDoS Cyber-Attack to Hong Kong Unrest, China Telegram suffered a major cyber-attack that appeared to originate from China, the company's CEO said Thursday, linking it to the ongoing political un...
14:00 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests: US lawmakers warn China may be preparing Tiananmen Square-style crackdown U.S. officials warned Wednesday that China could be preparing for a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown in response to Hong Kong protests, as footage ca...
19:14 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-Thousands protest in Hong Kong, China media warns Beijing will not let situation continue Thousands of protesters took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday, a day after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police, and as Chin...
10:14 2019-08-04

Hong Kong leader to address city amid fury at bill allowing extraditions to China Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will address the city on Tuesday after some of the biggest and most violent protests seen in the financial hub ...
10:00 2019-06-18

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hon...
19:56 2019-06-13

Trump floats personal meeting with China’s Xi Jinping to resolve the Hong Kong crisis ‘humanely’ PERSONAL MEETING?: With Chinese paramilitary forces massing on the border with Hong Kong and the trade war with China sending U.S. markets into a tai...
14:00 2019-08-16

China's State Media Show Hong Kong Protest Images, Fanning Public Anger China’s state media aired images from the aftermath of Hong Kong’s latest antigovernment protests, a change in tack that appears aimed at fanning pub...
17:28 2019-07-22

China delivers its most explicit threat to use military force in Hong Kong if protests get bigger and more violent REUTERS/Damir Sagolj Senior Chinese officials on Wednesday offered stern warnings to Hong Kong about China's ability to step in to handle protests t...
18:28 2019-08-08

Keep calm and trust in free-market democracy: Hong Kong shows how America can defeat China In our globalized economy, highly mobile capital works in favor of investors and consumers who value democratic protections. That dooms China's autho...
08:56 2019-08-23

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 wrongdo...
20:00 2019-08-21

Facebook, Twitter remove China-linked accounts for spreading disinformation on Hong Kong protests Facebook and Twitter recently removed accounts that originated out of China. The accounts reportedly spread disinformation about Hong Kong protesters...
22:00 2019-08-20

Britain denies supporting violent Hong Kong protests as China media slam 'Western ideologues' British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that he had not backed violent protests in Hong Kong, after Chinese state media blamed "Wester...
11:42 2019-07-04

Hong Kong protests are like terrorism, says China as paramilitary forces gather amid fears army could be used against demonstrators Images emerged today of Chinese paramilitary forces assembling only 20 miles from Hong Kong as Beijing claimed the protests there were "no different ...
18:56 2019-08-14

Canada bans Hong Kong consulate staff from travelling outside city after British worker detained in China It comes as the Chinese government announced that British Consulate employee Simon Cheng Man-kit has been held in neighbouring mainland city of Shenz...
19:14 2019-08-23

Trump ties China trade deal to 'humane' Hong Kong resolution after troop buildup worry President Donald Trump on Wednesday tied a U.S. trade deal with China to humane resolution of the weeks of protests wracking Hong Kong, hours after t...
05:14 2019-08-15

Coach and Versace sparked fury in China by selling t-shirts that listed Hong Kong as a separate country Scott Olson/Staff/Getty Images Luxury fashion labels Versace and Coach stoked fury in China over the weekend after images of t-shirts which describe...
14:00 2019-08-12

'Missing' British Hong Kong consulate employee detained in China for violating 'public order': officials The British consulate employee in Hong Kong that was reported missing after making a business trip to mainland China has been detained for 15 days af...
18:56 2019-08-21

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 ...
17:42 2019-08-07

Hong Kong shelves proposed China extradition bill that caused mass riots in the semi-autonomous territory Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that ignited some of the most violent protests since the former...
14:01 2019-06-18

China releases dramatic army propaganda video in wake of Hong Kong protests with 'anti-riot' drills As the summer of protests continues to escalate in Hong Kong, the Chinese army released a video on Thursday for its troops based in the city showing ...
21:28 2019-08-01

China experts criticize Neil Bush for support of communist regime against Trump A son of the late President George H.W. Bush with business ties to the Chinese government is under fire from experts and human rights activists for d...
12:28 2019-07-20

China may be finally softening its VPN stance As part of China's ongoing efforts to attract foreign investment, the city of Beijing has unveiled its plans to allow overseas firms to invest i...
00:00 2019-08-17

Fears for British consulate worker 'held by China at Hong Kong border' The Foreign Office today said it was "extremely concerned" at reports a staff member from the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by Chi...
22:28 2019-08-20

Trump defends stance on China trade after new tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that things are going well with China, insisting U.S. consumers are not paying for import taxes he has i...
16:14 2019-08-03

China Strikes Defiant Stance on Trade Against Trump In a new white paper, Beijing blamed the United States for the breakdown in trade talks. Some companies, like FedEx, are already feeling pressure fro...
06:42 2019-06-02

China softens stance on trade after saying it has to take counter-measures to US tariffs "We hope the U.S. side will meet China half-way, and implement the consensus reached by the two leaders during their meeting in Osaka," China's ...
21:42 2019-08-16

U.S. adviser Bolton to urge tougher UK stance on Iran and China John Bolton, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, arrived in London on Sunday for talks at which he is expected to urge Britain t...
21:42 2019-08-11

UPDATE 1-U.S. adviser Bolton to urge tougher UK stance on Iran and China John Bolton, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, arrived in London on Sunday for talks at which he is expected to urge Britain t...
22:28 2019-08-11

China state media urges U.S. to drop win-at-all-costs trade stance Instead of waging a trade war with China, the United States should drop its win-at-all-costs mentality and consider the interests of its own people a...
06:56 2019-06-22

Risks aside, Trump's team sees China trade stance as strength in 2020 As trade talks resume between China and the United States, President Donald Trump's advisers are confident he can portray his stance against Beijing ...
08:28 2019-07-11

Trump presses China to reverse stance on structural reform if it wants trade deal President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again...
23:00 2019-06-11

Foreign Office 'extremely concerned' over Hong Kong consulate worker 'detained at China border' The Foreign Office has said it is "extremely concerned" over reports that a staff member, who has been been missing for 12 days, has been detained in...
22:28 2019-08-20

North West Is The Best Helper as Saint West Makes His Singing Debut at Kanye West's Sunday Service This is what big sisters are for, right? North West proved (once again) on Sunday that she's the ultimate big sister. North's little brother Saint W...
06:28 2019-06-03

West skeptical of investment from China: survey Chinese investment is causing disquiet in a number of places, particularly in the US and Europe, according to a new survey. The sentiment poses a pro...
16:14 2019-05-21

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city’s 7.5 million people regularly display a penchant for protest. Recent demonstration...
07:42 2019-07-02

What Happens Next in the Hong Kong Protests Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong rolled into their 11th week, but things took a dramatic turn after protestors decided to occupy Hong Kong’s...
16:00 2019-08-16

How Hong Kong Can Save Itself Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on de...
18:56 2019-08-08

Why Hong Kong Is Still Protesting and Where It May Go Next What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has erupted into a broader challe...
03:14 2019-08-07

Hong Kong leader 'sorry' and 'should have done better' Hong Kong's leader has given her "sincere apology" following mass protests against a proposed extradition law, but has not said she will scrap the bi...
11:42 2019-06-18

What do the Hong Kong protesters want? The territory has been rocked by protests ending in violent clashes with police. Demonstrators have five key demandsHong Kong has been rocked by prot...
23:42 2019-08-13

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, a...
13:42 2019-06-15

Traveling to Hong Kong? Here's what you need to know Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and p...
18:56 2019-08-16

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
14:42 2019-06-10

Hong Kong crisis — What you need to know The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solut...
05:42 2019-08-23

Why Hong Kong is protesting Hong Kong is facing a major political crisis as it heads into a 10th week of mass demonstrations. What started as a movement against a controversial ...
05:14 2019-08-14

How the West Got China's Social Credit System Wrong It occupies a spot next to 'Black Mirror' and Big Brother in popular imagination, but China’s social credit project is far more complicated than a si...
20:42 2019-07-31

Manchester City cruise past West Ham in China "Premier League Asia Trophy semi-final, Nanjing Olympic Sports Center – Manchester City 4 (D.Silva 33, Nmecha 36 pen, Sterling 59 72) West Ham 1 (Nob...
18:42 2019-07-17

Shunned by West and Wary of Russia, Belarus Gets Help From China A Chinese battery plant has raised the ire of some residents, but Belarus, like Russia, needs the economic lifeline and cannot expect much help from ...
16:42 2019-07-21

Democrats to face off against a reluctant Mueller House Democrats are facing a daunting challenge this week — goading Robert Mueller into offering testimony that could irreparably damage Donald Trump...
22:28 2019-07-21

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened t...
14:56 2019-06-21

Why are Hong Kong protesters at the airport? HKG, Hong Kong's international airport, is one of the busiest in Asia. And it had emerged as a key protest target before today's mass gathering, as a...
22:56 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent ...
16:00 2019-07-10

Trouble in Hong Kong: What Stocks Can Tell You About What's Next Hong Kong protests have been in the news lately. Analysts often blame any trouble in the stock market on the trouble in the streets -- but in Hong Ko...
23:28 2019-06-19

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning ...
19:00 2019-06-27

Is Hong Kong still safe to visit? Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and p...
04:28 2019-08-17

The Hong Kong Protests, Explained The Hong Kong protests arose out of a seemingly-innocuous bill, exposing longstanding tensions between residents of the quasi-independent city and Be...
01:42 2019-08-15

Let's try the food at the Hong Kong McDonald's I’m spending time in one of the world’s indisputably great food cities and here I am sitting with a shamefully large order of food at a Hong Kong McD...
06:42 2019-05-30

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally l...
18:28 2019-06-12

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the countr...
13:42 2019-06-15

Exclusive: West, Japan rebuke China at U.N. for detention of Uighurs Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the...
11:28 2019-07-11

Worn-down West Ham to sell disruptive Marko Arnautovic for €25m to China • Furious Manuel Pellegrini tells board to let Austrian leave• Club believe keeping forward would hurt squad moraleWest Ham have decided to cut their...
02:14 2019-07-05

Kashmir: Is the UN Security Council reluctant to get involved? Although the Security Council told India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally, it didn't call a formal meeting or issue a statemen...
00:14 2019-08-18

U.N. Urges Reluctant E.U. Nations to Help Stranded Migrants BRUSSELS (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency urgently appealed to European governments Tuesday to let two migrant rescue ships disembark m...
08:56 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil soci...
19:42 2019-07-02

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradit...
17:00 2019-06-08

Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissen...
15:01 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences h...
15:00 2019-06-28

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition ...
01:42 2019-06-20

A recession in Hong Kong is 'inevitable,' says economist Andy Xie, an independent economist, says Hong Kong's business people have political power and are "running the place," and that's what'...
09:14 2019-08-14

Hong Kong's Next-Gen Protesters: 'We Can't Stay Out of the Way Anymore' The demonstrators who have jammed Hong Kong’s streets over the past week or more have been overwhelmingly young and impatient about shaping the futur...
19:56 2019-06-17

Firebombs set off near 2 Hong Kong police stations HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong are investigating apparent firebomb attacks outside the police headquarters and a police station. Police sa...
16:14 2019-06-07

Hong Kong Protesters Overwhelm Airport Again Protesters swamped Hong Kong International Airport for a second straight day, blocking the gates to the security and immigration areas and snarling t...
15:42 2019-08-13

Protesters take over Hong Kong's legislature A large group of protesters in Hong Kong has taken over the legislative chamber, spray painting slogans on the wall and over the territory's emb...
17:42 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protesters shut down airport One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's main termi...
12:56 2019-08-13

U.S. Raises Travel Advisory on Hong Kong The U.S. raised the level of its advisory for citizens traveling to Hong Kong, asking them to exercise increased caution and citing nearly two months...
13:14 2019-08-09

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of H...
12:42 2019-06-09

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring ...
13:14 2019-05-28

On the Streets With Hong Kong’s Protesters: What Is the End Game? We saw scenes of violence, as well as hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators. There is still some unity in the face of mainland China’s encr...
13:00 2019-07-02

What's Happening In Hong Kong? Key Questions, Answered. Hong Kong's airport is one of the busiest in the world. On Monday and Tuesday, protesters effectively shut it down with sit-ins that forced officials...
08:00 2019-08-14

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople ...
17:56 2019-06-11

What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from B...
09:28 2019-07-01

A Guide to the Extradition Law That Has Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mas...
18:28 2019-06-11

The Hong Kong Extradition Protests in Pictures Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissen...
12:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize ...
03:42 2019-08-19

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 legi...
18:14 2019-06-12

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a t...
16:56 2019-06-15

Everything You Need to Know About the Extradition Bill Rocking Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mas...
05:56 2019-06-13

Hong Kong isn't just battling on the streets: There is also a war on misinformation While Hong Kong protesters wage pitched battles with police on the street, fake news and misinformation are being spread online, fueling fear and sus...
04:00 2019-08-12

Democracy, Property and Oligarchy in Hong Kong Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on de...
15:42 2019-08-08

Next Door to Hong Kong, Little Sympathy for the Protesters Shenzhen residents are more culturally linked to Hong Kong than many in China, but conversations with citizens revealed no taste for the kind of anti...
03:42 2019-08-20

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G-20 Leaders for Help Beijing has said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the Group of 20 summit meeting. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backin...
18:56 2019-06-27

IN PHOTOS: Hong Kong protests around the world Pro-democracy demonstrations in support of Hong Kong sprouted in major cities across the world this weekend, ranging from Paris to Tokyo to Vancouver...
09:42 2019-08-19

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for mor...
19:14 2019-07-05

Sea of protesters brings Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled ...
06:56 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continu...
06:42 2019-06-17

Hong Kong’s Uprising Rattles the Mainland Smelling blood, the protesters thronged in greater numbers. Demonstrations against an extradition bill in Hong Kong swelled on June 16 even after the...
21:42 2019-06-20

Hong Kong airport occupied by protesters Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series o...
10:00 2019-08-10

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as co...
14:56 2019-06-21

Hong Kong protest: Another day on the front lines Hong Kong’s summer has been defined by upheaval. Gigi, who is 16, has been a constant presence at anti-government demonstrations in the semiautonomou...
04:28 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protesters take aim at Chinese traders Hong Kong activists gathered to protest against mainland Chinese traders in a town near the border on Saturday, seeking to channel energy from huge d...
10:56 2019-07-13

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn toward China-styl...
19:56 2019-07-31

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.     ...
18:56 2019-07-31

Strikes bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong was hit by widespread strikes Monday that brought chaos to much of the city's transport network, including Hong Kong International Airport,...
11:00 2019-08-06

Hong Kong's Government Faces Dissent From Within A contentious extradition bill, and the public unrest it has triggered, have helped provoke a rare wave of dissent from within the government’s own r...
18:42 2019-08-02

Businesses Get Caught Up in Hong Kong Protests A broad stripe of businesses from global titan Nike to a local bakery is finding that taking sides, or even appearing to, in Hong Kong’s protests aga...
14:28 2019-07-17

Opinion: Hong Kong and the broken promise The Special Administrative Region is in turmoil. For weeks, activists have been protesting against a now withdrawn extradition bill. But the protests...
10:01 2019-07-23

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 po...
01:28 2019-08-04

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will not resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam maintained that she has no plans to resign in the face of a turbulent pro-democracy movement that held a general strike l...
08:00 2019-08-05

Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march scheduled to take place Saturday in one of the world's most den...
07:56 2019-08-03

Who Are Triads and Are They Behind Hong Kong Attacks?: QuickTake Violent attacks against pro-democracy protesters by dozens of masked, stick-carrying men have shocked Hong Kong. The brazen assaults took place over ...
14:01 2019-07-24

Hong Kong protesters swarm Mong Kok Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march happening Saturday in one of the world's most densely populated...
10:28 2019-08-03

Hong Kong's Lennon walls - in pictures Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous embrace of political graffiti in the form of Post-it notes documenting their anger and hope,...
10:01 2019-07-11

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 assa...
06:56 2019-08-22

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's...
20:00 2019-07-11

Girl, 16, among 44 charged with rioting in Hong Kong Hong Kong police have charged 44 people, including more than a dozen students, with rioting after an illegal protest Sunday spiraled into chaos and b...
22:42 2019-07-31

Are Hong Kong protests a warning for Taiwan? One of the largest social movements in Hong Kong's history has also fueled more anti-Beijing sentiment in Taiwan. Do the protests serve as a warning ...
17:56 2019-07-23

A Hong Kong ‘Troublemaker’ With a Clean Conscience Jimmy Lai, alone among the territory’s elite, supports the protests and refuses to pay even token obeisance to Beijing, which calls him a “black hand...
13:42 2019-08-23

Hong Kong’s Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions Carrie Lam’s administration is confident that it can weather further demonstrations, despite recent violent clashes and signs that the economy could ...
16:00 2019-07-19

Opinion: Another Tiananmen Square in Hong Kong? The protests in Hong Kong are increasingly becoming a thorn in Beijing's side. How much longer will the Communist Party leadership sit back and watch...
02:28 2019-08-22

Why Hong Kong thugs may be doing the government’s work Sunday’s assault was blamed on criminals, but there are signs of links to pro-Beijing officialsAt a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker mad...
20:28 2019-07-22

More than 100 flights canceled as Hong Kong goes on strike People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong, in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Fol...
08:28 2019-08-05

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government says it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid concerns over proposed...
13:42 2019-06-03

Q&A: Why bill proposed in Hong Kong set off huge protests Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters Wednesday, delaying a debate over a legislative proposal that would allo...
10:14 2019-06-12

Protesters in Black Crowd Hong Kong Streets Again The day after Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, hundreds of thousands of prote...
12:42 2019-06-16

UK summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong dispute Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism." The United Kingdom says China is violating agreements made before...
21:42 2019-07-03

Hong Kong Police Vow Action Over Parliament Storming Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed governme...
02:14 2019-07-04

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 pro...
07:14 2019-08-06