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London Stock Exchange Rejects Takeover Bid From Hong Kong

London officials, citing “fundamental flaws” in the unsolicited $37 billion offer from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, said they saw “no merit in further engageme...

London Stock Exchange Rejects Takeover Bid From Hong Kong

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London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong takeover offer London Stock Exchange has rejected Hong Kong Exchange's $39 billion takeover offer, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analyt...
22:56 2019-09-13

London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong takeover approach – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, the LSE rejects proposed merger with HKEXLatest: LSE rejects Hong Kong’s approachChina dr...
19:14 2019-09-13

Hong Kong Exchanges Propose $39 Billion London Stock Exchange Takeover "The board of HKEX believes a proposed combination with LSEG represents a highly compelling strategic opportunity to create a global market infrastru...
17:14 2019-09-11

London Stock Exchange Rejects Bid From Hong Kong Rival The U.K. exchange operator rejected a $36.6 billion bid from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, saying it had “fundamental concerns” about the price a...
15:42 2019-09-13

London Stock Exchange rejects approach by Hong Kong counterpart ‘Fundamental flaws’ in £32bn takeover proposal mean LSE board sees no merit in itThe board of the London Stock Exchange has “unanimously rejected” an...
23:14 2019-09-13

Stock exchange spurns £30bn Hong Kong takeover bid The London Stock Exchange has firmly rejected an unsolicited takeover bid by its Hong Kong rival, citing "fundamental flaws" in the £30bn offer....
18:00 2019-09-13

Hong Kong stock exchange could find London exchange 'unaffordable,' says strategist The Hong Kong stock exchange could find the London stock exchange "potentially unaffordable," according to a chief strategist at Bank of Communicatio...
15:42 2019-09-12

Hong Kong stock exchange makes £32bn bid for London counterpart Proposal to LSE board will only proceed if deal for Refinitiv is terminated or voted down The Hong Kong stock exchange has made a surprise £32bn bid ...
21:14 2019-09-11

A Hong Kong-London Stock Exchange Bid Ties 2 Cities in Turmoil The nearly $37 billion offer from the Hong Kong exchange to buy its London counterpart faces tough odds. If sealed, it could transform turbulent mark...
02:56 2019-09-12

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Makes $36.6 Billion Offer for London Rival A deal would unite two of the world’s major stock exchanges when both regions are under political pressure, with Hong Kong reeling from a summer of v...
21:14 2019-09-11

Hong Kong exchange set to fall 3.3% after $39 billion takeover bid for LSE Shares of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX) were set to fall 3.3% on Thursday after the bourse unveiled a $39 billion takeover approach t...
03:42 2019-09-12

U.K. Could Block Hong Kong Bid for London Exchange The U.K. government is unlikely to approve a potential $36.6 billion takeover of London Stock Exchange Group PLC by its Hong Kong rival because it fo...
09:14 2019-09-12

Hong Kong stock exchange proposes surprise £32bn merger with LSE – as it happened Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsBreaking: Hong Kong wants to take over London stock exchangeProposal values LSE at £32bnDea...
19:42 2019-09-11

Cboe Global Markets Recognized in Hong Kong As Approved Stock Exchange CHICAGO – January 23, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, toda...
00:28 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-London Stock Exchange CEO says 'hard to think' about big mergers Big cross-border mergers in stock exchanges look "hard" given political opposition to opening up bourses to foreign ownership, London Stock Exchange ...
15:42 2019-06-05

London Stock Exchange agrees to buy Refinitiv in $27 bln deal London Stock Exchange has agreed to buy financial information firm Refinitiv, the company said on Thursday, in a $27 billion deal that will transform...
10:14 2019-08-01

London Stock Exchange hit by worst outage since 2011 Software glitch prevented investors trading for more than an hour and a halfThe London stock market has experienced its worst outage in eight years a...
22:28 2019-08-16

Now the London Stock Exchange Is Back to Life, It’s Investigation Time Ex-Goldman banker David Schwimmer has laid down a big strategic marker since becoming CEO, but operational matters are the lifeblood of this business...
15:42 2019-08-16

Seeds of London Stock Exchange deal planted at flower show The London Stock Exchange Group Plc’s expected $27 billion purchase of financial-data business Refinitiv has its origins in May 2013, amid the crocu...
06:56 2019-08-01

CBOE Stock Exchange Completes Acquisition of National Stock Exchange CHICAGO, January 9, 2012 - CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that it completed the acquisition of all-electronic National Stock Exchange (NS...
17:28 2019-05-22

CBOE Stock Exchange to Acquire National Stock Exchange CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Nat...
17:28 2019-05-22

Hong Kong airport cancels flights again amid protester takeover Hong Kong’s airport suspended check-in services for departing flights on Tuesday as protesters pushing for democratic reforms took over the terminals...
15:14 2019-08-13

Video: Hong Kong protesters belt out 'Do You Hear The People Sing?' from 'Les Misérables' during airport takeover AP Photo/Kin Cheung Protesters in Hong Kong have adopted a popular protest anthem in recent days as they enter into their 10th week of anti-governme...
16:28 2019-08-14

Hong Kong exchange vows to press on with $39 billion LSE bid after rebuff Hong Kong's exchange refused to give up on its bid to take over the London Stock Exchange after the British bourse emphatically rejected its $39 bil...
21:42 2019-09-13

Former Hong Kong Exchange Official Arrested in Graft Probe Hong Kong’s anticorruption watchdog arrested a former high-ranking official at the city’s stock exchange for allegedly rigging the approval system fo...
19:56 2019-06-27

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 Exchange faces uphill battle with $39 billion bid for LSE Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX) unveiled a $39 billion takeover approach to the London Stock Exchange Plc (LSE) on Wednesday that recei...
03:42 2019-09-12

Charles Li, Hong Kong's charismatic exchange chief, leads charge for LSE When Hong Kong Exchange chief executive Charles Li described his company's surprise offer for the London Stock Exchange this week as a "a corporate t...
13:14 2019-09-12

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam rejects claims she has lost control Territory’s leader condemns violence, rejects protesters’ demands and vows to ‘restore law and order’Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has co...
13:28 2019-08-27

China rejects Hong Kong's plan to appease protesters, sources say Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam submitted a report to Beijing that assessed protesters' demands and found that withdrawing a contentious ex...
19:42 2019-08-30

LSE board poised to decide fate of Hong Kong exchange's $39 billion offer The London Stock Exchange's board will meet in coming days to make a decision on the Hong Kong bourse's surprise $39 billion takeover proposal, a so...
15:42 2019-09-12

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Strikes and further protests were expe...
05:42 2019-06-17

Hong Kong leader says she's committed to finishing her term and rejects calls for her to quit Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday she's committed to completing her term despite massive protests demanding that she resi...
13:56 2019-06-18

Political risks of Hong Kong exchange's $39 billion LSE approach takes toll on shares Hong Kong stock exchange shares fell more than 3% on Thursday as investors raised concerns about the political and regulatory risks involved in its $...
13:42 2019-09-12

Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) Authorized to Provide Automated Trading Services in Hong Kong CHICAGO – December 5, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today anno...
00:28 2019-05-22

How Badly Will the Hong Kong Protests Shake Global Stock Markets? Unrest continues in Hong Kong. China’s paramilitary forces are massing near the border. What if there’s more violence? Or an authoritarian invasion? ...
03:14 2019-08-23

Hong Kong commercial centers paralyzed as protesters, police exchange petrol bombs and tear gas Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday and pro-democracy protesters threw petrol bombs in the latest in a series of chaotic cla...
06:28 2019-09-01

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

Alibaba shareholders approve stock split that could boost shares ahead of reported Hong Kong IPO The one-to-eight stock split would mean the current number of ordinary shares — which stands at 4 billion — will increase to 32 billion. It comes ahe...
07:14 2019-07-16

Alibaba seeks stock split to boost available shares ahead of reported Hong Kong listing Under Alibaba's proposal, one share would be split into eight with the number of shares available for investors increasing from 4 billion to 32 ...
08:28 2019-06-17

Aramco Plans Split IPO, Shunning London, Hong Kong Saudi Aramco is considering a plan to split the world’s largest IPO into two stages, debuting a portion of its shares on the Saudi stock exchange lat...
03:14 2019-08-30

Germany's IG Metall union rejects AMS takeover offer for Osram Germany's powerful union IG Metall, which represents the interests of Osram employees in the tussle over the German lighting group's future, on Monda...
16:56 2019-08-19

Top Osram investor rejects takeover offer at "knock-down" price The biggest shareholder in German lighting group Osram Allianz Global Investors, has rejected a 3.4 billion euro ($3.8 billion) takeover offer from...
21:14 2019-08-07

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE (CBSX) VOLUME TOPS 3 BILLION SHARES TRADED DURING 2008Growth in Volume, Listings and Participation; 2008 Highlights Include Lime Brokerage Investment, Functionality to Facilitate Automated Stock and Options Orders Chicago, January 15, 2009 - The CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that more than three billion shares were traded at the Exchange during 200...
06:28 2019-05-23

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

NASA Went to the Stock Exchange to Try to Sell the ISS The Trump administration is trying to turn the International Space Station into a business. It could learn from the first guy to try that: Ronald Rea...
21:00 2019-06-07

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 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

Cboe Seeks to Add 'Speed Bump' to Stock Exchange Cboe is proposing to hit the brakes on high-frequency trading by introducing a split-second delay to one of its stock exchanges, according to a new r...
02:56 2019-06-08

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE CELEBRATES FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION; NEW YORK and CHICAGO, March 5, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced today ...
07:00 2019-05-23

Slack Is Heading to the Stock Exchange With an Unusual — and Risky — Strategy As 2019’s bumper crop of initial public offerings either languishes or wildly exceeds expectations, Slack Technologies Inc. is taking a route t...
15:28 2019-06-20

The EU may be overplaying its hand in Swiss stock exchange standoff, experts say Switzerland looks likely to have outmaneuvered the European Union, after the latter ended its recognized stock exchange equivalence with the country....
18:42 2019-07-10

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE (CBSX) DROPS TAKER FEE SIGNIFICANTLY Chicago, September 22, 2009 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today announced that the Exchange will significantly reduce its fee for taking liqu...
06:28 2019-05-23

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Introduces Two New Strategic Initiatives: CHICAGO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) has announced two new strategic initiatives -- combining faster trading executi...
17:28 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-NYSE to help Israel create secondary tech stock exchange Israel and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) have begun talks on setting up a secondary stock exchange for high-tech companies in Israel that would ...
19:14 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-NYSE to help Israel create secondary tech stock exchange Israel and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) have begun talks on setting up a secondary stock exchange for high-tech companies in Israel that would ...
18:28 2019-07-09

Argentina's peso, stock exchange plunge after Macri vote defeat Argentina's currency and the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange have plummeted, a day after President Mauricio Macri suffered a crushing defeat in a primary...
01:14 2019-08-13

LIME BROKERAGE TO ACQUIRE MINORITY INTEREST IN CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE, LLC ##GlossaryLink value='1'##NEW YORK and CHICAGO - January 8, 2008 - CBSX and Lime Brokerage announced today that Lime has acquired a minority interest...
07:00 2019-05-23

The National Stock Exchange Appoints William Karsh as Special Advisor CHICAGO, IL, June 12, 2012 - National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), wholly-owned by the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), announced today the appointmen...
12:42 2019-05-22

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Sets Record Daily Volume CHICAGO, August 13, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today reported that trading volume on Thursday, August 12 was a record for any day at ...
20:14 2019-05-22

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES RECORD DAY OF TRADING ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23 CHICAGO - January 24, 2008 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that the excha...
07:00 2019-05-23

Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget Proposes Creating A "Social Stock Exchange" Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced the setting up of a social stock exchange under the Securities and Exchange Board of India (S...
17:56 2019-07-05

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Sets Record Monthly Volume in July CHICAGO, Aug 02, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today announced that CBSX trading volume in July re...
20:14 2019-05-22

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Offers New Taker Rebates on Select Group of Securities CHICAGO, August 13, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) on Monday, August 16 will institute new pricing in 24 of the most-active, lower-priced...
20:14 2019-05-22

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Daily Volume Exceeds 100 Million Shares for the First Time CHICAGO, August 25, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today reported that trading volume on Tuesday, August 24 totaled a daily record of 118...
20:14 2019-05-22

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Establishes New Daily Volume Record with 90.8 Million Shares Traded CHICAGO, August 23, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today reported that trading volume on Friday, August 20 was a record for any day at CB...
20:14 2019-05-22

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at th...
15:42 2019-06-14

London Metal Exchange Bans Daytime Drinking by Traders The London Metal Exchange, a 142-year-old trading venue where traders set prices for metals by shouting orders across a ring of red sofas, has banned...
17:00 2019-06-14

London court rejects challenge to PM Johnson's suspension of parliament London's High Court on Friday rejected a legal challenge against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament before Bre...
13:42 2019-09-06

London Court Rejects Bid To Stop PM Boris Johnson's Parliament Suspension London's High Court on Friday rejected a legal challenge against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament before Brexit, but s...
12:00 2019-09-06

UPDATE 1-Aquis buys London-based NEX in pursuit of European exchange ambition Aquis Exchange moved to create a pan-European listings venue by buying British growth stocks platform NEX Exchange from CME Group for a nominal one p...
14:42 2019-07-05

London Mayor Rejects Plans For 1000-Feet High 'Tulip' Skyscraper London Mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked a plan for the construction of a 1000-ft-high tower, known as the 'Tulip', saying that the high-rise would be of ...
08:28 2019-07-17

EU-Swiss trading dispute has Brexit implications, says Swiss stock exchange boss A stock exchange dispute between Switzerland and the European Union could be a sign of things to come for the U.K., according to the CEO of Switzerla...
18:00 2019-09-09

London stock market rallies after worst outage in eight years - as it happened London traders were unable to buy and sell shares in Britain’s top companies this morning, as unexplained glitch strikes the CityLatest: Trading unde...
19:14 2019-08-16

CBOE Futures Exchange And DRW Trading Group Complete Agreement To Create Stock Index Variance Futures CHICAGO, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) and DRW Trading Group have completed an agreement that will allow CFE to...
12:42 2019-05-22

China Brokerage's $2 Billion Offering Kick-Starts London Stock Link Chinese brokerage Huatai Securities plans to raise as much as $2 billion selling London-listed share-backed instruments this week, reviving the postp...
11:42 2019-06-12

London stock market suffers worst outage in eight years - business live London traders were unable to buy and sell shares in Britain’s top companies this morning, as unexplained glitch strikes the CityLatest: Trading unde...
13:42 2019-08-16

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that ...
06:28 2019-05-23

CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE (CBOE) AND KOREA EXCHANGE (KRX) SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING CHICAGO, June 9, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the Korea Exchange (KRX) announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of ...
07:00 2019-05-23

Chicago Board Options Exchange and China Financial Futures Exchange Sign Memorandum of Understanding CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX) announced today that they signed a...
12:42 2019-05-22

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’s Still Protesting and Where It May Go What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has grown into a broader challeng...
00:28 2019-09-05

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

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

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

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’s bid for the LSE must struggle The bid by HKEX for the London Stock Exchange is bold and has scale on its side, but faces regulatory barriers – and the fact the LSE has a different...
21:28 2019-09-16

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

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

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

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 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

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

Hong Kong protesters have a new anthem Mid Autumn Festival is typically celebrated with lanterns, lion dances and mooncakes, but this year Hong Kong is adding a more recent tradition: prot...
18:00 2019-09-13

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

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

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

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: ‘Revolution is war, and no war is without bloodshed’ Anger is rising as the government crackdown intensifies, and protesters say they are prepared for confrontation and sacrificeRyan Lee, a 27-year-old ...
03:42 2019-09-01

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

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

Then and Now: 79 Days of Protest in Hong Kong It has been 79 days since an estimated one million people took to the streets of Hong Kong to join a protest that kicked off a summer of upheaval, an...
17:00 2019-08-27

Hong Kong’s Lam says she’d quit if she could: report Carrie Lam, the embattled chief executive of Hong Kong, on Monday said she would “quit” if she could and said she caused “unforgivable havoc,” Reuter...
12:56 2019-09-03

Hong Kong Protests: Why It's a "BUY" Signal Protests in Hong Kong have now entered their 2nd month. The mainstream investment world is worried. Is it time to sell the Hang Seng and Shanghai Com...
21:56 2019-08-26

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

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

Why Hong Kong’s Still Protesting and Where It May Go: QuickTake 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...
13:42 2019-08-30

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

GE was the most popular industrial stock for hedge funds last quarter. Here are 9 firms that likely took a beating after the stock tanked on fraud claims. (GE) AP Images / Richard Drew Hedge funds scooped up more shares of General Electric in the second quarter than any other company in the industrial secto...
23:14 2019-08-16

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 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

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

Hong Kong Protesters Spy a New Enemy: Lampposts Hong Kong protesters, fearing increased government surveillance, recently took down more than a dozen smart lampposts equipped with Bluetooth connect...
16:28 2019-08-30

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

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

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

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

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

Protesters are calling for a run on the Hong Kong dollar Pro-democracy protesters are preparing to take to the streets of Hong Kong this weekend, and they're calling on supporters to withdraw their salaries...
16:56 2019-09-09

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

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate Thousands of Hong Kong protesters waving US flags are marching on the city's US Consulate Sunday to call for help from the Trump administration in en...
09:56 2019-09-08

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

Hong Kong Is Unique---China Needs It to Stay That Way Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems” has always been viewed with deep ambivalence in the ultra-capitalist city and Beijing alike, but maintaining t...
19:14 2019-09-09

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

She’s a Hong Kong Protester. Her Husband Is a Cop. It’s Complicated. The Hong Kong protests have driven a wedge into the homes of some families of police officers and into the ranks of the force, where some feel their ...
23:14 2019-09-09

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’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

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked ...
00:00 2019-08-31

Hong Kong protests halted in memory of 9/11 Hong Kong has been rocked by months of sometimes violent unrest, prompted by anger over planned legislation to allow extraditions to China, but broad...
17:42 2019-09-11

Hong Kong protesters take to streets despite police ban Activists bring traffic to standstill on 13th weekend of protests following wave of arrests on Friday Thousands of demonstrators have defied a police...
10:56 2019-08-31

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

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

Hong Kong's Dollar Peg: How It Works and Why It's In Question Hong Kong’s standing as a financial center rests partly on its decadeslong currency peg to the U.S. dollar. But street protests, trade tensions and a...
20:14 2019-08-26

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

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

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

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

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

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

Countdown to 2047: What Will Happen to Hong Kong? When China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong from the British in 1997, it was under an agreement to allow the city a “high degree of autonomy” for ...
02:42 2019-08-28

What Hong Kong's masked protesters fear And the more Hong Kong officials do to quiet the city's unrest, the more their methods are scrutinized by citizens for any whiff of the mainland's mo...
14:28 2019-09-10

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

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

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 is not having an existential crisis: Analyst Phillip Zhong of Morningstar Investment Management Asia says the Hong Kong protesters are seeking a higher degree of economic opportunity, and the un...
09:56 2019-08-27

EU: Hong Kong developments are 'extremely worrying' The arrest of several prominent pro-democracy activists raised concern among EU foreign ministers. With Chinese soldiers stationed at the border with...
06:56 2019-08-31

Hong Kong leader says escalation of violence is becoming more serious Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the escalation of violence in anti-government protests that have rocked the Asian financial center for th...
04:42 2019-08-27

Hong Kong protests take violent turn Police drew their guns as protesters threw bricks and petrol bombs during one of the most violent nights Hong Kong has seen over 12 consecutive weeke...
10:28 2019-08-26

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

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

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

Students in Hong Kong Strike on First Day of Classes Tens of thousands of students in Hong Kong participated in a widespread strike by boycotting their first day of classes Monday. They joined hundreds ...
02:28 2019-09-03

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 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 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 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

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

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

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

Clashes during pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong Another confrontation in Hong Kong on Saturday – this time between a flag-waving flash mob of Beijing supporters and a crowd of locals at a sub...
21:28 2019-09-14

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

Hong Kong Chief Carrie Lam Says She Never Tried to Resign Hong Kong’s embattled leader said she has never tendered her resignation to Beijing and is committed to leading the city out of its monthslong politi...
15:14 2019-09-03

Hong Kong protesters using offline app to get around authorities Protesters in Hong Kong are staying off the grid and making themselves harder for the authorities to trace by using a Bluetooth-based messaging app t...
20:56 2019-09-03

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

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

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 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 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

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 protests are smaller but uglier Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-governme...
04:14 2019-09-17

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

American War Machine Finds Its Way to Hong Kong As the world watches pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong get pelted with tear gas, it turns out Americans need to look closer to home. In an investi...
07:14 2019-09-06

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

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

The date which has both Hong Kong and Beijing on edge For months, October 1 has loomed over the mass pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, as a whispered deadline for the ruling Chinese Communist Pa...
02:42 2019-09-15

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'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

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 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

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

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

How we got here: Hong Kong's 13th weekend of unrest Police and protesters faced off from a distance outside central government offices in Hong Kong on Saturday. For only the second time in 13 consecuti...
16:28 2019-08-31

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong protesters regroup under sea of umbrellas Tens of thousands of Hong Kong anti-government protesters marched in pouring rain on Sunday, regrouping under a sea of umbrellas after sometimes viol...
11:42 2019-08-25

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

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

What the Hong Kong protests could mean for NYC real estate Dolly Lenz, number one U.S. broker by dollar amount in sales, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how New York real estate could benefit from t...
07:42 2019-09-02

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

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

Hong Kong activists urge US to aid movement Activists involved in months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong are appealing to U.S. lawmakers to block the export by American companies of weap...
21:00 2019-09-17

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

Cboe Futures Exchange and American Financial Exchange Announce Planned Launch of AMERIBOR® Futures CHICAGO – June 27, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced plans to lau...
00:14 2019-06-28

Aquis Exchange to buy NEX Exchange from CME Group Bourse services group Aquis Exchange will buy British growth stocks platform NEX Exchange from CME Group for a nominal one pound plus 2.7 million pou...
08:56 2019-07-05

Chinese intervention in Hong Kong would be a 'catastrophe', Patten says Hong Kong’s last British governor Chris Patten on Tuesday cautioned that if China intervened in Hong Kong it would be a catastrophe and that Chinese ...
10:56 2019-08-13

| Goodbye Hong Kong: Uncertainty forces some to consider leaving Justin Chan, a 20-year-old student, is anxious, both about the future of his native Hong Kong and his role in it. So much so, that he's considering l...
06:56 2019-07-17

Hong Kong Cancels More Flights After Protests Hit Airport Thousands of passengers remain stranded in Hong Kong for a second straight day, as hundreds of flights were canceled after antigovernment demonstrato...
07:42 2019-08-13

| 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

Violence Erupts in Hong Kong as Protesters Defy Ban Hong Kong police fired water cannons and tear gas to disperse protesters besieging the city’s government headquarters, as tens of thousands took to t...
14:28 2019-08-31

The massive impact of Hong Kong's airport shutdown Authorities in Hong Kong canceled nearly 200 flights Monday because of a major protest at the city's international airport. That's terrible news for ...
06:56 2019-08-13

Flights Resume At Hong Kong Airport After Protests Flights resumed Tuesday at Hong Kong airport a day after a massive pro-democracy rally there forced the shutdown of the busy international transport ...
04:28 2019-08-13

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

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong amid protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests and led to the temporary closu...
22:00 2019-08-12

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off: QuickTake Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked ...
15:14 2019-08-30

Lam says Hong Kong bill is ‘dead’ but unclear if demand met Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the effort to amend an extradition bill is dead, but it wasn’t clear if the legislation was being withdrawn as prote...
06:42 2019-07-09

| Will Hong Kong leader's climbdown calm the chaos? A surprise concession to protesters by Hong Kong's leader may have eased tensions and reduced the likelihood of China sending in troops, but it is un...
16:00 2019-09-05

Hundreds Protest At Hong Kong Airport, Day After Shutdown Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters staged a new rally on Tuesday at Hong Kong's airport, a day after a massive demonstration there triggered a shut...
09:42 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protesters ask Angela Merkel for support Activist Joshua Wong urged German Chancellor Angela Merkel to use her upcoming trip to China to speak on behalf of the pro-democracy protesters. Wong...
06:00 2019-09-04

Hong Kong protests: airport suspends flights for second day Hundreds of demonstrators stage new rally a day after shutdown at key transport hub Hong Kong’s airport authority has suspended flights for a second ...
12:28 2019-08-13

Hong Kong leader says she never discussed resigning with Beijing Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she had never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the Chinese-ruled city's political cr...
13:42 2019-09-03

Here's how NYC real estate could benefit from Hong Kong protests Dolly Lenz, number one U.S. broker by dollar amount in sales, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how New York real estate could benefit from t...
23:42 2019-08-30

Hong Kong protesters march in new outpouring of grievances Opponents of a proposed Hong Kong extradition law are staging their latest protest, adding to an outpouring of complaints that the Chinese territory’...
12:28 2019-07-14

Hong Kong lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black joined a silent march in Hong Kong on Thursday to protest proposed amendments to an extradition law ...
19:42 2019-06-06

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests A march on Sunday in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong came one day after clashes broke out between police officers and protesters in a town near mainlan...
10:28 2019-07-14

Hong Kong defies ban and sweep of arrests for yet another protest Police declined to authorize a march on Saturday and intensified their crackdown on Hong Kong activists, but thousands of protesters showed up anyway...
11:14 2019-08-31

Hong Kong demonstrators rally after activist arrests This is the 13th consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong. It all started in June over a controversial extradition bill, but evolved into a broad...
11:42 2019-08-31

Clashes At Hong Kong Airport After Flights Disrupted For Second Day Police and protesters clashed at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday after flights were disrupted for a second day as the political crisis i...
08:00 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Airport Resumes Flights After Protests Flights were departing Hong Kong airport largely on schedule on Wednesday morning, a day after pro-democracy protesters caused chaos with a disruptiv...
08:00 2019-08-14

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests agai...
01:14 2019-07-13

30 Years Later, Hong Kong Still Harbors the Spirit of Tiananmen The center of one of the densest metropolises in the world fell momentarily quiet Tuesday night, as well over a hundred thousand people gathered in H...
16:28 2019-06-04

Hong Kong Protesters Squeeze Access to the Airport A day after clashes between the police and protesters, including inside a subway car, demonstrators tried to disrupt service at a critical Asian trav...
12:28 2019-09-01

Mystery American gets caught up in Hong Kong crackdown Video of the arrest by Hong Kong police of a man who appeared to an American went viral Saturday as social media users publicized the violence that a...
11:14 2019-09-01

How we got here: Hong Kong's fiery 13th weekend of unrest Police and protesters faced off in Hong Kong for the 13th consecutive weekend of pro-democracy protests, amid plumes of tear gas and scattered fires....
22:28 2019-08-31

Hong Kong police clash with protesters at airport Chaotic scenes were reported outside Hong Kong's airport after police used pepper spray on protesters who blocked a police van. Flights at the airpor...
02:00 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protesters in fresh standoff with police The banned march marks the fifth anniversary of Beijing's rejection of a call for universal suffrage. Some protesters threw petrol bombs at police, w...
20:56 2019-08-31

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defy ban Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defied a police ban Saturday against the march on the five-year anniversary of Bejing's decision to limit e...
20:56 2019-08-31

Police and protesters clash in second Hong Kong town Standoff in Sha Tin over extradition bill comes one day after unrest in Sheung ShuiClashes have erupted again between police and protesters in Hong K...
16:56 2019-07-14

School's Out for Prolonged Summer of Hong Kong Protests Government authorities had hoped that the unrest and upheaval of the past few months would recede after youthful protesters returned to school on Mon...
21:42 2019-09-02

China Says It Firmly Supports Hong Kong Leader Beijing on Tuesday threw its backing behind Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam after an audio recording emerged of her saying she wanted to quit over three ...
11:14 2019-09-03

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

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer o...
17:28 2019-07-15

Hong Kong Protesters Say 'Dead' Isn't Enough for Extradition Bill Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam came under pressure to pull a controversial bill to legalize extradition to China, after opponents criticized he...
14:42 2019-07-09

Hong Kong Was Once Passionate About China. Now, It’s Indifferent or Contemptuous. Hong Kong’s intellectual and emotional links with the mainland, once strong, are withering, and this distance and disinterest could be the biggest th...
10:56 2019-09-03

Hong Kong students plan second day of pro-democracy rallies Hong Kong school and university students on Tuesday are due to boycott classes and hold pro-democracy rallies for the second straight day, further fu...
08:56 2019-09-03

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

Hong Kong leader says has never tendered resignation to Beijing Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, respondi...
08:56 2019-09-03

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the n...
12:14 2019-06-07

Hong Kong protesters expected to regroup despite police ban Protesters were expected to gather in downtown Hong Kong on Saturday in the latest of a series of anti-government demonstrations that have plunged th...
06:00 2019-08-31

Sieren's China: In Hong Kong, it's time for compromise Beijing is not doing itself any favors with its current tactics dealing with protesters in Hong Kong. Frank Sieren thinks the concerns of the protest...
06:56 2019-08-31

Hong Kong leader says has not discussed resigning with Beijing Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, respondi...
08:56 2019-09-03

'Mom Says Come Home': Hong Kong Protests Divide Families Public unrest over China’s authority is taking a personal toll, worrying parents of the young protesters who are propelling the opposition movement a...
07:14 2019-09-03

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam: I 'never contemplated' discussing resignation Hong Kong's beleaguered leader Carrie Lam has said she would quit if she had a choice and blamed herself for causing "unforgivable havoc" that has le...
06:28 2019-09-03

Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining departing flights for the second day after protesters took over the terminals.   ...
15:14 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Protesters Clash With Police After Defying Ban In the most intense day of clashes since June, the police unleashed tear gas, pepper spray and blue dye against demonstrators who ignored warnings to...
14:28 2019-08-31

| 'When will you die?' Hong Kong leader grilled at press conference When Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam appeared before the press, she appeared to be expecting to deliver a brief statement and move on. Instead she face...
09:14 2019-08-14

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WA...
16:42 2019-06-13

Hong Kong police use tear gas to try to disperse protests Hong Kong police used tear gas on Saturday to try to disperse anti-government protests on the eastern side of the Kowloon peninsula, across the harbo...
14:28 2019-08-24

UK travellers' phones could be checked at Hong Kong border Devices may be examined at crossings to mainland China, Foreign Office saysHong Kong latest: protesters join hands in 30-mile human chainBritish trav...
13:14 2019-08-24

'They are fighting for nothing': the view on Hong Kong protests from Shenzhen Armed troops are barracked in a stadium in Shenzhen, where citizens seem to back themThere was an uneasy sense of calm on Sunday in Shenzhen, the Chi...
01:14 2019-08-19

| 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

WeLab: A fintech experiment succeeds in Hong Kong Ex-Citibanker Simon Loong is playing a long game – he has assembled some powerful backers for his Hong Kong fintech and now, armed with a new virtual...
11:42 2019-06-28

Denise Ho, the pop icon of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement Cantopop singer Denise Ho was successful in the Chinese market until she joined Hong Kong's democracy movement. Although her music is now banned in C...
14:00 2019-08-19

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

Why aren't Hong Kong's protesters backing down? – podcast Millions of people have taken to the streets over the past three weeks in opposition to an extradition law. The Guardian correspondent Emma Graham-Ha...
19:56 2019-06-27

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after wide...
13:01 2019-06-15

Twitter, Facebook Act Against Disinformation on Hong Kong Protests Twitter took down more than 900 accounts that it said were part of a Chinese government campaign to discredit protesters in Hong Kong by spreading mi...
02:56 2019-08-20

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was havi...
15:28 2019-06-14

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow Chi...
14:28 2019-06-14

Opponents of Hong Kong extradition law plan another protest HONG KONG (AP) — Opponents of a proposed extradition law plan a protest Monday as Hong Kong marks the anniversary of the former British colony’...
15:56 2019-06-29

Alibaba Files Plans to List in Hong Kong Alibaba Group Holding has filed confidential paperwork for a Hong Kong listing, according to people familiar with the matter, kicking off a process t...
17:56 2019-06-13

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow c...
04:14 2019-07-01

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

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify the Hong Kong Protests Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow that would undermine confid...
22:14 2019-06-13

Hong Kong readies for more protests on handover anniversary HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of prot...
17:14 2019-06-30

Hong Kong banks take out newspaper ads to call for order Major Hong Kong banks including HSBC and Standard Chartered have published newspaper ads calling for the preservation of law and order and condemning...
01:14 2019-08-23

Protesters and riot police clash in Hong Kong Clashes broke out between police and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday as tensions boiled over on the city's streets. (August 24...
04:00 2019-08-25

'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

Hong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefully After 11 weeks of demonstrations, weary protesters fear only their ebbing stamina or Chinese troops will break the stalemateEllie Lau, a 21-year-old ...
11:14 2019-08-18

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
10:56 2019-06-14

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More The extradition bill has been suspended, but calls for new protests foreshadow more upheaval in Hong Kong and signal that Mrs. Lam’s troubles are not...
21:42 2019-06-15

'Hong Kong mob' — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their r...
05:42 2019-08-20

Hong Kong protesters appeal to world leaders Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of t...
18:42 2019-06-27

'We must defend our city': A day in the life of a Hong Kong protester As demonstrations entered their 11th week, the Guardian shadowed a protester for the day at a major anti-government rally banned by the police It is ...
10:00 2019-08-23

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversia...
14:14 2019-06-17

2 more Hong Kong leaders apologize for extradition bill More Hong Kong leaders are apologizing for a controversial extradition bill that's sparked some of the largest demonstrations the Chinese territory h...
15:14 2019-06-19

Christian hymn becomes unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests HONG KONG — The Christian hymn “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord” has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong’s protests against an extradition bill t...
00:42 2019-06-19

Hong Kong consulate employee 'detained for prostitution' A British consulate employee detained in China was arrested for soliciting prostitutes, the country's state-backed Global Times newspa...
12:28 2019-08-22

Meet the Students Fueling Hong Kong’s Protests: ‘We May Die’ Antigovernment protests have raged all summer, aided by student activists. How will they be heard after they go back to school? Here’s what they told...
12:28 2019-08-22

Hong Kong Upheaval Puts Beijing in a Bind Massive protests in Hong Kong over an extradition bill present a serious challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping, already facing an economic slowdo...
17:14 2019-06-17

YouTube shuts down 210 channels posting about Hong Kong Google announced Thursday that it had disabled 210 YouTube channels that were uploading videos "in a coordinated manner" about the ongoing protests i...
06:56 2019-08-23

Sound of Hong Kong's defiance reverberates in Beijing Beijing’s public support for Hong Kong leader likely hides private fury, but letting her go would be another humiliationThe most obvious casualty of ...
02:28 2019-06-18

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

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill w...
11:14 2019-06-17

A Brief History of Protest in Post-Handover Hong Kong Demonstrations in Hong Kong over the past two weeks have been recognized as likely the largest in the city’s history. Sparked by a proposal to ...
10:42 2019-06-20

Governing Hong Kong: the poisoned chalice of politics When Carrie Lam was selected for Hong Kong's top job two years ago, she pledged to "unite and move forward", a sign she would balance the desires of ...
12:28 2019-06-20

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

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

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

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

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

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Ins...
17:42 2019-06-21

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

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over h...
19:42 2019-06-16

Protesters gather again outside Hong Kong government offices HONG KONG (AP) — Several hundred mainly student protesters have begun gathering outside Hong Kong government offices after a deadline passed for meet...
05:14 2019-06-21

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extr...
12:42 2019-06-20

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived dur...
14:01 2019-06-18

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

What Happens to Hong Kong When ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Expires in 2047 When China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong from the British in 1997, it was under an agreement to allow the city a “high degree of autonomy” for ...
10:00 2019-08-28

Backstory: Covering an unprecedented uprising in Hong Kong On the afternoon of July 1, before protesters in Hong Kong trashed the city's legislature and riot police countered with tear gas, there was a moment...
12:42 2019-07-05

The Peacemaker at the Center of Hong Kong’s Turbulent Protests Roy Kwong, a 36-year-old legislator, has emerged as a hero for the city’s youth and a leading voice for moderation during the political crisis there....
17:14 2019-07-04

"Serious" Hong Kong Violence In Government Control, Says Leader Lam Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the embatt...
19:00 2019-08-27

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the escalation of violence is becoming more serious Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the escalation of violence in anti-government protests that have rocked the Asian financial center for three months is bec...
10:42 2019-08-27

Hong Kong Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vanda...
08:00 2019-07-04

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

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

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

Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the medi...
13:14 2019-08-16

Beijing Digs In on Hong Kong Extradition Bill China signaled no retreat from pursuing legislation to allow extradition from Hong Kong, despite massive weekend protests against the proposed law in...
18:00 2019-06-10

China accuses G7 of 'meddling with ill intentions' in Hong Kong China condemned a joint statement by leaders of the Group of 7 who called for calm amid ongoing protests in Hong Kong, warning that the semi-autonomo...
18:28 2019-08-28

What Happens to Hong Kong When ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Expires in 2047 When China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong from the British in 1997, it was under an agreement to allow the city a “high degree of autonomy” for ...
19:42 2019-08-28

Hong Kong Protesters Apologize After Chaos at Airport After ugly, violent scenes on Tuesday night, demonstrators promised to do better. “We apologize for our behavior but we are just too scared,” one pos...
10:00 2019-08-14

Protesters Mass in Hong Kong Against Proposed Extradition Law The legislation, which would allow renditions to mainland China, has stirred fears of the growing reach of the ruling Communist Party into the semiau...
08:42 2019-06-09

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and ...
11:28 2019-06-09

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation,...
06:28 2019-07-08

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to...
06:01 2019-07-08

Massive Crowds Take to Streets in 'Last Fight' for Hong Kong Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand tri...
16:56 2019-06-09

China deploys fresh troops to Hong Kong China's military deployed fresh troops to Hong Kong on Thursday in what it called a routine rotation amid speculation that it might intervene in the ...
14:28 2019-08-29

The Moment a Hong Kong Policeman Pulled His Gun on Protesters A Wall Street Journal video shows an embattled officer pulling his sidearm to chase off assailants. Here’s how a day that began with a quiet protest ...
16:56 2019-08-14

| First charges against Hong Kong anti-government protester A Hong Kong street artist was charged with assaulting a police officer and criminal damage, the first prosecution against an anti-government proteste...
08:42 2019-07-06

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

Timeline: A growing unease in Hong Kong about the future A series of steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have prompted a growing uneasiness among Hong Kong residents about their f...
19:28 2019-06-11

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence ...
04:56 2019-06-12

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

Police use tear gas to quell Hong Kong protest Police carrying riot shields and firing tear gas moved in shortly after midnight to clear protesters, who hours earlier, swarmed into the legislature...
23:14 2019-07-01

| WATCH: Chaos as Hong Kong protesters take over parliament It started with an attempt Monday by hundreds of protesters to force a street vendor's trolley through the glass frontage of Hong Kong's parliament b...
22:00 2019-07-01

Violent protests broke out in Hong Kong — Here's what happened Large crowds of protesters gathered around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed a debate on a legal change that's been condemned by hund...
05:14 2019-06-13

Hong Kong police pepper spray protesters Police in Hong Kong use pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters who had seized highways early Monday.     ...
17:14 2019-07-01

The Latest: No debate set for Hong Kong bill after protests HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A Hong Kong Legislative Coun...
07:28 2019-06-13

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

The Latest: Ex-Hong Kong governor: UK must take firm stand HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Chris Patten, who served...
12:00 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Interbank Rates Hit Highest Since 2008 The rates at which Hong Kong’s banks lend to one another surged to levels last seen during the global financial crisis, but economists said seasonal ...
13:28 2019-06-13

‘If All of Us Come Out, We Can Win.’ Hong Kong Protesters Call for Even Bigger March Hong Kong activists are calling for renewed protests with an even bigger turnout this weekend after police yesterday fired tear gas and rubber bullet...
13:42 2019-06-13

How Trump Could Quickly Raise the Stakes in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have flooded the streets of Hong Kong for weeks and even forced the airport to close, but U.S. President Donald Trump has la...
23:14 2019-08-16

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and...
23:42 2019-07-01

Hong Kong's police describe their side of the protests On Thursday, more than two months into the worst unrest this city has seen in decades, senior police officers invited a group of journalists to the t...
17:14 2019-08-16

China Releases Employee of U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Simon Cheng, a Hong Kong citizen who works as a trade and investment officer at the British consulate, has returned to the city after being detained ...
03:42 2019-08-26

Hong Kong protests continue, despite airport setback Hong Kong demonstrators marked an annual festival by gathering at local police stations to denounce the heavy-handed tactics officers used against pr...
14:00 2019-08-16

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

Hong Kong protests: What graffiti in the parliament conveys On Monday night, Hong Kong protesters broke into their parliamentary building, occupying the main chamber of the Legislative Council and vandalizing ...
22:14 2019-07-02

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

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers: Lam, not Xi, to blame for unrest Hong Kong's progressive lawmakers say they are seeking reform within the policy of "one country, two systems" that binds their city-state to mainland...
14:56 2019-08-16

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

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

The Latest: UK urges Hong Kong gov’t to listen to protesters HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Britain’s foreign secre...
14:42 2019-06-12

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. China's central government urged...
11:01 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protesters call for 'Mulan' boycott Liu Yifei, the actress starring in Disney's upcoming live-action "Mulan", waded into the Hong Kong protest controversy on Thursday by expressing supp...
17:14 2019-08-16

Hong Kong police use tougher tactics against protesters Hong Kong police have resorted to harsher-than-usual tactics to suppress protesters this week in the city’s most violent turmoil in decades. Po...
14:56 2019-06-13

Hong Kong ex-JPMorgan princeling case gets personal A case by Hong Kong’s ICAC against an individual on bribery charges is another example of Asia-Pacific regulators targeting the person as well as the...
16:00 2019-05-21

Belting out karaoke is Hong Kong’s new protest method Thousands of Hong Kong people have belted out protest karaoke in shopping malls in the latest act of resistance of a movement pushing for democratic ...
07:42 2019-09-12

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong’s Protests While the battle lines seem clearly drawn, views are often less absolute and loyalties not so predictable. On Australian campuses, this uncertainty i...
13:00 2019-09-16

In 1967, Hong Kong’s Protesters Were Communist Sympathizers When deadly riots rocked the city more than half a century ago, the Chinese Communist Party — which denounces today’s unrest — was quietly supporting...
13:00 2019-09-16

Bud Light: Brewer Plans Slimmed-Down IPO in Hong Kong Two months after calling off a blockbuster initial public offering in Hong Kong, European beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev started shopping a slimmed-...
09:14 2019-09-12

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters hit and run Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters on Saturday - sending tourists fleeing weeping in Kowloon - only fo...
20:56 2019-08-10

Hong Kong at a Standstill as Protesters Return to the Streets Hundreds of thousands marched through city streets as unrest stretched into a seventh weekend, with crowds registering their support for both sides i...
17:28 2019-07-21

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in chaotic scenes as anger continues over what many see as a broader erosion of freedoms by Be...
17:28 2019-07-21

Hong Kong police to mark protesters with colored dye Police in Hong Kong say they will spray protesters for identification purposes. China's official news agency has warned that Beijing will not let the...
20:28 2019-08-04

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned violence that broke out Monday when weapon-wielding, masked assailants attacked pro-democracy protesters, journ...
18:28 2019-07-23

U.N. experts: Protect protesters’ rights in Hong Kong A panel of United Nations experts on Thursday called for China and Hong Kong to protect the rights of protesters and expressed alarm at reports of at...
16:00 2019-09-12

Hong Kong braces for latest in 14 weeks of demonstrations Hong Kong police were bracing for yet more transportation-crippling demonstrations on Saturday. The city’s Chek Lap Kok airport and its rail an...
20:56 2019-09-07

'You cannot arrest us all' - Hong Kong protesters defend use of violence A health worker, a civil servant, a business owner and a policeman's son are among the group of people filing upstairs to a secret address in Ko...
02:56 2019-09-07

Hong Kong Protesters Converge on the International Airport for a Three-Day Sit-In Protesters converged on Hong Kong’s international airport Friday, kicking off a three-day sit-in and the first of several rallies planned for t...
12:28 2019-08-09

Hong Kong airport cancels flights over protest Hong Kong International Airport said in a statement that the demonstration “seriously disrupted” airport operations. It said all check-in...
13:14 2019-08-12

The Latest: Hong Kong police defend their use of force Hong Kong police have defended their use of force against protesters during another weekend of violent clashes, including using tear gas inside a tra...
12:56 2019-08-12

Hong Kong protesters appear in court on riot charges Authorities have levied the most serious charges — with a 10-year sentence — against protesters since demonstrations began last month. Pro-democracy ...
19:00 2019-07-31

Pro-democracy activists protest at Hong Kong airport Pro-democracy activists are rallying at Hong Kong’s airport even as the city sought to reassure visitors of their welcome despite the increasing leve...
11:42 2019-08-09

Hong Kong airport occupied by hundreds of 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...
11:14 2019-08-09

| Merkel in Beijing says Hong Kong freedoms must be 'guaranteed' German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqian...
20:56 2019-09-06

More Than 100 Flights Cancelled In Hong Kong Amid Protests More than 100 flights were cancelled in Hong Kong on Monday morning with airport authorities warning passengers of potential disruption, as pro-democ...
04:14 2019-08-05

Hong Kong protesters pause to mark Sept. 11 Hong Kong activists called off protests on Wednesday in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States and denounced a Chinese state ...
14:56 2019-09-11

Hong Kong's protests present a 'serious challenge': MTR chief Jacob Kam of MTR says the company respects the Hong Kong protesters' rights and freedom to express their views, but hopes they won't disrup...
08:00 2019-08-09

Hong Kong says dollar peg working well, no large outflows The Hong Kong dollar peg with the U.S. dollar is working normally and there are no signs of large capital flows in or out of the city, despite recent...
08:00 2019-08-08

Hong Kong police arrest 20 people after protests The first of two protests planned for Sunday has kicked off after a night of violent demonstrations. China's official news agency has warned that Bei...
15:42 2019-08-04

A day after street chaos, Hong Kong protesters march again A day after one of Hong Kong's most iconic shopping districts was transformed into a tear gas-filled battleground, protesters have again taken to the...
11:56 2019-08-04

Hong Kong protesters ask for British help in pressuring China The Chinese-ruled territory has been rocked by weeks of sometimes violent pro-democracy protests, with demonstrators angry about what they see as cre...
06:14 2019-09-15

Police and protesters clash in downtown Hong Kong Hong Kong police fired tear gas at demonstrators, as petrol bombs exploded in the downtown bar district of Wan Chai on Sunday evening as clashes duri...
13:42 2019-08-11

Hong Kong's lawyers march against 'political prosecutions' Around 3,000 legal professionals pile pressure on justice department in ninth week of protests Thousands of Hong Kong’s legal professionals have stag...
15:14 2019-08-07

Mob attacks demonstrators at Hong Kong train station Dozens were injured in Hong Kong early Monday after authorities said a mob of masked men used batons and bamboo rods to beat protesters at a train st...
18:14 2019-07-22

How Hong Kong maids became caught in a ‘humanitarian tsunami’ Migrant workers who become pregnant by their employers face dismissal, homelessness and a swift return home The sun had not yet risen in Hong Kong wh...
10:56 2019-07-22

In some of Hong Kong’s neighborhoods, Chinese nationals are not welcome anymore Political protests in Hong Kong have aggravated already-tense relationships between Hong Kong’s citizens and mainland Chinese visitors and residents....
18:56 2019-09-13

Hong Kong on alert for planned airport protests Hong Kong protesters have said they will disrupt transport to the city's airport following another night of demonstrations and clashes with police. C...
00:28 2019-09-08

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

Hong Kong: Police fire tear gas at protesters Protesters in Hong Kong have defied police demonstration bans and taken to the streets. Police used tear gas on protesters at a number of locations a...
20:28 2019-08-11

Hong Kong strike: Can protesters shut down the city? Protesters in Hong Kong are calling for civil servants to stay home on Monday as a sign of solidarity with the pro-democracy movement. However, civil...
21:56 2019-08-02

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

Organizers postpone Hong Kong WTA event due to protests Local organizers and the Women's Tennis Association say the Hong Kong Open has been postponed indefinitely because of widespread protests in the...
13:42 2019-09-13

How house prices are linked to Hong Kong's protests One of the big things behind the protests in Hong Kong is the "terrible affordability" of housing in the city, which is upsetting young people and th...
12:14 2019-07-23

Chinese gov't concerned for growing Hong Kong protests China's top political liaison to Hong Kong warned Wednesday the island territory faces its most serious threat since it returned to Beijing's control...
01:14 2019-08-08

More violence in Hong Kong as protesters defy marching ban Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters sang “God Save the Queen” and waved Union Jack flags outside the UK consulate in Hong Kong Sunday in...
19:56 2019-09-15

Fears of thugs-for-hire in Hong Kong after mob attack Six men have been arrested in Hong Kong in connection with a seemingly unprovoked and indiscriminate mob attack that injured 45 people at a metro sta...
11:56 2019-07-23

Hong Kong police arrest 20 as protests continue On Saturday police fired multiple tear gas rounds in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, the latest escalation after...
05:56 2019-08-04

Hong Kong protesters beg Trump to ‘liberate’ city ​Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday chanted the US national anthem and called on President Trump to “liberate” the Chinese-ru...
20:00 2019-09-08

Hong Kong protesters march to U.S. Consulate in plea for help As protests spread across Hong Kong for a 14th straight weekend, massive numbers of demonstrators staged a rally near the U.S. Consulate General on S...
19:42 2019-09-08

Tear gas fired in Hong Kong with no end in sight to protests Police have fired tear gas to try to disperse a demonstration in Hong Kong as protesters took over streets in two parts of the Asian financial capita...
13:14 2019-08-11

6 men, with link to triads, held over Hong Kong mob attack Hong Kong police have detained six men, some with links to triads, following a violent attack on pro-democracy protesters at a subway station that sa...
08:28 2019-07-23

Hong Kong protesters sing 'God Save the Queen' Pro-democracy protesters are demanding former colonial power Britain take a stronger stance against China to ensure Hong Kong's special rights. Demon...
10:14 2019-09-15

Hong Kong protests: Police in no mood for compromise now The Hong Kong police have been slammed by the protest groups for being too violent and then criticised from above for being too weak; in the last 24 ...
20:56 2019-08-11

| 148 arrested in Hong Kong during Monday's protests - police Hong Kong police say 148 people were arrested during running battles with protesters the day before, the largest daily toll since huge pro-democracy ...
20:28 2019-08-06

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

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes...
08:42 2019-05-29

More protests in Hong Kong after dismissal of controversial bill Two days after Hong Kong's government officially withdrew a controversial extradition bill that was at the center of numerous mass demonstrations thi...
21:42 2019-09-06