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The Latest: Hong Kong session delayed as protest gathers

The start of a Hong Kong legislative session on a contentious extradition bill has been delayed as protesters massed outside to block entry to the chamber and g...

The Latest: Hong Kong session delayed as protest gathers

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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...
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23:42 2019-07-01

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13:42 2019-06-15

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11:42 2019-06-18

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07:42 2019-07-02

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06:42 2019-05-30

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

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13:42 2019-06-15

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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...
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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...
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01:42 2019-06-20

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21:42 2019-06-20

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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, 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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

| 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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

| 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

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

'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

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

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as ...
15:42 2019-05-21

| 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 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

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal ...
14:32 2019-05-21

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Hong Kong extradition law: protesters rally outside government offices Citywide shutdown expected on Wednesday as hundreds of businesses call for a boycottHundreds of demonstrators have rallied outside government offices...
22:56 2019-06-11

U.S. warns extradition law changes may jeopardize Hong Kong's special status The United States said on Monday it was gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to m...
03:56 2019-06-11

China says Hong Kong matters purely an internal affair China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Hong Kong matters are purely a Chinese internal affair and China demands the United States stops interf...
11:28 2019-06-11

Hong Kong Legislature Fast-Tracks Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s legislature will fast-track its consideration of a widely unpopular proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to China, as op...
22:28 2019-06-11

Hong Kong court: Denying same-sex spousal benefits unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples in a ruling ...
10:42 2019-06-06

Hong Kong raises $1 billion in oversubscribed first green bond Hong Kong raised $1 billion from the sale of its first green bond on Wednesday, as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center fo...
07:14 2019-05-22

Tiananmen Square massacre marked with Hong Kong vigil More than 100,000 gather for anniversary but many fear for future of commemorationMore than 100,000 people have gathered in Hong Kong for a candlelig...
21:42 2019-06-04

Hong Kong authorities shut government offices due to protests Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extr...
08:42 2019-06-13

'Sing Hallelujah to the Lord' an unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests The Christian hymn "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong's protests against an extradition bill that have dra...
17:56 2019-06-18

Uncertainty looms as Hong Kong protests drag into a new week About 2,000 protesters gathered outside the Hong Kong legislature on Monday, demanding to speak directly to the city's top official Carrie Lam, ...
13:14 2019-06-17

Joshua Wong: Carrie Lam 'incapable' of leading Hong Kong Speaking to DW, activist Joshua Wong said the city's Chief Executive Lam must step down following orders to shoot at people protesting the extraditio...
16:56 2019-06-18

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

Hong Kong’s Leader Publicly Apologizes for Extradition Bill Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, said that she was personally responsible for introducing legislation that set off huge protest marches....
14:42 2019-06-18

Hong Kong’s leader shelves extradition bill but won’t resign Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would shelve a controversial extradition bill that sparked days of protests by millions of pe...
14:56 2019-06-18

Hong Kong's leader 'sincerely sorry' after record-breaking protests Hong Kong's leader has issued a rare public apology in the wake of repeated record-breaking protests that called for the withdrawal of a controversia...
20:56 2019-06-18

Hong Kong Chief Executive halts extradition bill After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill. ...
20:56 2019-06-15

Hong Kong leader signals extradition bill will go forward Hong Kong’s leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a massive protest against th...
07:00 2019-06-10

Hong Kong lawmaker gets suspended sentence over 'Occupy' charges Legislator Tanya Chan was handed a suspended sentence on Monday after she was found guilty of inciting public nuisance during the 2014 pro-democracy ...
09:14 2019-06-10

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

Hong Kong protests show first dent in armour of Xi Jinping Crisis will provide ammunition for his elite enemies inside China’s Communist partyThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising ag...
21:56 2019-06-17

Hong Kong activists prepare for Tiananmen candlelight vigil Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong were preparing for a candlelight vigil Tuesday commemorating the 30th anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen crackd...
12:28 2019-06-04

Hong Kong Remembers Tiananmen Square Victims 30 Years On More than 180,000 people attended a Hong Kong vigil remembering victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre 30 years ago, organizers said, equaling the ...
21:42 2019-06-04

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill TOKYO (AP) — A prominent Hong Kong student activist says many residents were angered by a decision by the territory’s leader to move ahead with...
14:00 2019-06-10

Exclusive: 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 special administrative region's government pushes for sweepin...
06:14 2019-05-29

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised t...
16:56 2019-06-18

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the c...
22:00 2019-06-10

U.S. senators propose law for annual certification of Hong Kong autonomy U.S. lawmakers on Thursday responded to the crisis in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law with China by introducing legislation that would req...
12:14 2019-06-14

Police, protesters face off ahead of Hong Kong law debate Government officials in Hong Kong are bracing for a showdown as protesters and police face off into the early morning hours ahead of Wednesday’s deba...
23:01 2019-06-11

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

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

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activist...
00:42 2019-06-14

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

Hong Kong Protesters Adjust Tactics With Lessons From 2014 The Hong Kong demonstrations of the past week have been haunted by the ghosts of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, with protesters drawing lessons about ho...
23:28 2019-06-13

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forw...
16:28 2019-06-15

Beijing’s reaction to Hong Kong protests has been muted. Will that continue? After suppressing information about the protests earlier this week, China’s state-controlled media started reporting some details Thursday, although ...
20:00 2019-06-13

Protesters vow to keep marching in Hong Kong until extradition bill nixed Pro-democracy protesters plan to keep marching in Hong Kong to make sure, they say, that the government makes good on promises to nix a bill giving m...
18:56 2019-06-15

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the...
18:56 2019-06-13

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying...
23:14 2019-06-15

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

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

Hong Kong Suspends Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests Hong Kong’s leader suspended indefinitely an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial c...
13:01 2019-06-15

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar commen...
01:14 2019-06-15

Hong Kong media say controversial extradition bill may be suspended Hong Kong media reported on Saturday the city's government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread ange...
07:00 2019-06-15

Hong Kong’s Leader Is Set to Delay Extradition Bill Indefinitely Postponing the bill, which would allow extradition to mainland China, would be a remarkable reversal for the city’s leader, who had vowed to press on...
07:42 2019-06-15

Hong Kong leader Lam to meet media at 3 p.m. on Saturday: statement Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will meet the media at 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Saturday, a government statement said, amid reports the government will suspe...
08:00 2019-06-15

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

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fuelling protests Cracks have appeared in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law to allow extraditions to China, with local media reporting the city's governmen...
09:28 2019-06-15

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Cracks have appeared in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law to allow extraditions to China, with local media reporting the city's governmen...
10:14 2019-06-15

How this Hong Kong CEO from a billionaire family is reinventing hotels for millennials "When I look at Rosewood, I see myself as a target customer. So, that makes it quite easy to kind of craft the experiences, because I would be lookin...
09:42 2019-05-31

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam held a press conference saying her government would 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest pro...
10:28 2019-06-15

Hong Kong's digital battle: tech that helped protesters now used against them Wary of being tracked and targeted like activists inside China, protesters are keeping a low profile onlineIn early June, Ivan Ip, 22, joined a publi...
13:42 2019-06-14

After Protests, Hong Kong Suspends Divisive Extradition Bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from h...
02:01 2019-06-16

Hong Kong protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology HONG KONG (AP) — Young Hong Kong residents protesting a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China for trial are seeking ...
15:42 2019-06-13

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
18:14 2019-06-12

The long road: Hong Kong's democratic struggles since 1997 On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will b...
14:42 2019-06-12

UK PM May says Hong Kong extradition must be in line with Sino-British declaration British Prime Minister Theresa May said extradition rules in Hong Kong had to respect the rights and freedoms set out in the 1984 Sino-British Joint...
14:42 2019-06-12

As Protesters Fill Hong Kong’s Streets, Businesses Are Alarmed, Too A wave of concern has spread through a community of foreign consultants, investors and executives who have made the territory their home and regional...
12:01 2019-06-12

Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police and protesters are facing off Monday morning as authorities try to clear the streets of a few hundred people who st...
04:14 2019-06-17

Nikkei tick up in sympathy with Hong Kong, outlook cloudy Japanese share prices ticked up on Monday, erasing initial losses, after Hong Kong shares gained after Hong Kong's leader indefinitely delayed an unp...
05:42 2019-06-17

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released from prison HONG KONG (AP) — Joshua Wong, a leading figure in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, has been released from prison. Wong’...
06:14 2019-06-17

Hong Kong police face off with protesters while trying to clear streets Hong Kong police and protesters faced off early Monday as authorities began trying to clear the streets of a few hundred who remained near the city g...
07:00 2019-06-17

Timeline: Unease grows in Hong Kong about eroding freedoms Steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have raised unease among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst ...
08:14 2019-06-12

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

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence ove...
22:00 2019-06-12

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

A Digital Cat-and-Mouse Battle Between Police and Protesters in Hong Kong An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophisticatio...
14:42 2019-06-13

Telegram hit by massive Chinese cyberattack during Hong Kong protests The app, which says it has 200 million users worldwide, has been widely used in Hong Kong to coordinate demonstrations against a controversial extrad...
14:28 2019-06-13

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

Hong Kong set for street march, mourns death of protester HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is bracing for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 mi...
07:14 2019-06-16

The long road: Hong Kong autonomy has been tested since 1997 On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will b...
08:56 2019-06-13

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day afte...
14:14 2019-06-16

Hong Kong protesters march demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding that the city's leader completely withdraw an extradition bill and step down. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has on...
14:14 2019-06-16

Hong Kong’s Retreat Chips Away at Xi Jinping’s Iron Image The suspension of legislation to extradite suspects to China was the biggest political reversal of Xi Jinping’s years in power. Will it undermine his...
17:28 2019-06-16

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislat...
08:14 2019-06-13

'Fighting for our freedom': protesters flood into Hong Kong's streets Authorities urged to withdraw extradition bill as Carrie Lam apology fails to calm ireA wave of protesters hundreds of thousands strong, most dressed...
17:42 2019-06-16

100s of protesters surround Hong Kong HQ before bill debate HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters have surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong as the territory’s legislature prepare to open dis...
03:14 2019-06-12

Exclusive: President Trump Says Hong Kong Protesters Are Having A ‘Big Impact’ President Donald Trump called the protesters on the streets of Hong Kong “very effective,” but declined to voice support for their specif...
22:56 2019-06-18

UK warns China of serious consequences if Hong Kong rights not honored Britain warned China on Tuesday that there would be serious consequences if the Sino-British declaration on Hong Kong was not honored, saying Britain...
11:56 2019-07-02

Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislature, Dividing the Movement After weeks of protest that took the high road, a smaller group’s use of force to enter and deface government chambers raises questions about directi...
01:00 2019-07-02

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill 'is dead' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam declared an extradition law that has caused mass protests throughout the island "dead" Tuesday, while protesters vow to c...
13:42 2019-07-09

Hong Kong marks anniversary of Chinese rule with protests Police used batons and pepper spray on overnight protesters near the government complex. Inside the building, embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam le...
08:14 2019-07-01

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill...
20:42 2019-06-28

Chinese Military Gets Hong Kong Harbour Dock, Despite Tensions The Chinese military received official ownership of a piece of prime Hong Kong waterfront land on Saturday, even as the city is rocked by anti-Beijin...
06:28 2019-06-29

Hong Kong Leader, Carrie Lam, Says Extradition Bill Is ‘Dead’ Mrs. Lam’s remarks did not satisfy protesters, who have demanded a full withdrawal of the bill that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainl...
10:42 2019-07-09

UK's Hunt denies he supported violent protests in Hong Kong Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that he had not backed violent protests in Hong Kong after Chinese state media blamed interf...
10:28 2019-07-04

Hong Kong protesters overrun parliament, spraying graffiti Protesters took over the territory's legislative chamber on Monday, smashing reinforced glass and spray painting graffiti onto the walls. Their anger...
20:14 2019-07-01

Japan's Shinzo Abe raises Hong Kong freedom issue Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the issue of Hong Kong's freedom in a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid extradition bill protes...
23:00 2019-06-29

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

Hong Kong police fire teargas and charge at protesters Officers move to disperse crowds after breakaway group stormed parliament buildingHong Kong police have fired teargas at demonstrators and moved to d...
02:42 2019-07-02

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

Activists lay sunflowers at memorial site for Hong Kong protester Hong Kong activists on Thursday lay sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site for a man who fell to his death during recent protests against an ...
11:28 2019-07-11

Imagine all the Post-its: Hong Kong protesters come together with 'Lennon Walls' During Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" of 2014, colorful Post-it notes of support covered a wall near where protesters camped in the streets calling ...
11:28 2019-07-11

US Student Wrote, "I'm From Hong Kong." Intense Chinese Anger Followed Sitting on a bus in Boston, thousands of miles from her home in Hong Kong, college student Frances Hui crossed paths with an inquisitive fellow passe...
14:42 2019-05-26

Thousands march in Hong Kong to commemorate June 4 protests HONG KONG (AP) — More than 2,000 people are marching in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ...
13:28 2019-05-26

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

After a day of violent protests, Hong Kong starts to make arrests Hong Kong police said on Wednesday they had arrested 12 people in connection with incidents on July 1, although it was unclear if they were among pro...
19:56 2019-07-03

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

Arrests made over Hong Kong protests, legislature break-in Police arrested 13 people over the protests on Monday’s anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China, including 1 man accused of crimes related to the ...
05:56 2019-07-04

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: Extradition bill is 'dead' The pro-Beijing leader said her government's handling of the controversial extradition bill had been a "total failure." Pro-democracy protesters had ...
06:28 2019-07-09

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

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

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany, one says Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing charges at home, one of them said on Wednesday, in what is apparently the first ...
15:56 2019-05-22

Hong Kong protesters clash with police on handover anniversary Police have faced off with protesters outside the Hong Kong government as it marks the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chin...
08:00 2019-07-01

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rig...
20:42 2019-05-22

Hong Kong protests: group tries to storm government building Demonstrators surround legislature as city prepares for mass protestsHong Kong protests - live updatesPro-democracy protesters have attempted to stor...
14:00 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protesters take aim at Chinese visitors to explain grievances Thousands of protesters are expected to take to the streets in the heart of Hong Kong’s tourism district on Sunday to explain to mainland Chinese vis...
08:28 2019-07-07

Hong Kong protests have sparked a new level of Chinese paranoia Up to 2 million people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong to protest in recent weeks. The immediate trigger was an “extradition agreement” that C...
20:14 2019-07-06

‘We Are Risking Everything.’ Hong Kong’s Young Rebels Stake Everything on Their Struggle Law enforcement would inevitably arrive to evict the hundreds of young, black-shirted demonstrators who broke in and defiled the Hong Kong legislatur...
03:28 2019-07-06

Hong Kong Approves Over $9 Million For Cyclone-Hit Odisha: Report The Hong Kong government has approved over $900,000 for relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Odisha that could benefit around 45,100 victims...
00:00 2019-07-06

Hong Kong handover anniversary: march and protests – in pictures Frustration among opposition protesters in Hong Kong boiled over on Monday, with one group laying siege to the legislative council building and tens ...
16:14 2019-07-01

Timeline: Key dates for Hong Kong extradition bill and protests Millions of people have taken to the streets in the past three weeks to protest against a proposed extradition bill that has plunged Hong Kong into p...
07:01 2019-07-01

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

Hong Kong Police Make Wave of Arrests After Protests Hong Kong police have arrested and charged a dozen protesters suspected of involvement in antigovernment clashes, as authorities widen a manhunt for ...
17:56 2019-07-04

Britain closely monitoring events in Hong Kong: Hunt Britain will closely monitor events in Hong Kong and continue to press the Chinese government to respect the terms under which the former colony was ...
16:28 2019-06-30

Riot Police Baton Charge Hong Kong Protesters Fresh political violence broke out in Hong Kong Sunday evening as riot police baton charged protesters in a bid to disperse demonstrators following a...
23:14 2019-07-07

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germa...
22:00 2019-05-22

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

Hong Kong protesters march again, reaching out to Chinese visitors Tens of thousands of protesters marched through one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, trying to gain support from mainland Chinese...
17:42 2019-07-07

In Hong Kong, colonial flag still a symbol of prized values Of all the dramatic photos showing protesters storming Hong Kong’s legislature, one image makes for particularly uncomfortable viewing in Beijing: Th...
09:56 2019-07-05

Hong Kong Activist Granted Asylum by Germany: 'I Had No Choice' Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, a sign of waning international confidence in the city’s political freedoms and ...
12:56 2019-05-22

What Denise Ho, Jackie Chan and Other Celebrities Think About the Hong Kong Protests For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low t...
22:42 2019-07-05

Did Hong Kong Police Abuse Protesters? What Videos Show Tear-gassed, beaten and dragged. Experts in crowd control say the Hong Kong police used excessive force on protesters during a demonstration in June....
17:56 2019-06-30

Hong Kong protesters block major highway near parliament Protesters have gathered near Hong Kong’s main government complex, blocking most of a major city highway. Demonstrators insist that a controversial l...
08:00 2019-06-21

Hong Kong Demonstrators Broaden Agenda as Protests Spread Protests that began six weeks ago as a challenge to Beijing’s growing reach are broadening into a movement pursuing a range of political and social g...
18:14 2019-07-14

Hong Kong Protesters Are Fueled by a Broader Demand: More Democracy Underlying the opposition to a bill allowing extraditions to mainland China is public dissatisfaction with a political system that leaves many people...
15:14 2019-07-08

Hong Kong extradition protesters escalate fight in suburbs Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill that has...
17:14 2019-07-14

Hong Kong Protesters Gather Outside Government's Central Offices Hong Kong’s government closed its central offices as several hundred demonstrators gathered outside the complex, renewing protests over the handling ...
09:56 2019-06-21

Hong Kong protests flare anew after demands unmet Several hundred mainly student protesters have gathered outside Hong Kong government offices, with some blocking traffic on a major thoroughfare and ...
09:56 2019-06-21

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

Hong Kong Protesters Converge Outside Police Headquarters, Parliament Thousands of protesters converged on Hong Kong's police headquarters and blocked major roads Friday, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beij...
07:56 2019-06-21

Thousands rally in Hong Kong suburb Sha Tin against extradition bill Thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong's suburban Sha Tin town in the latest protests sparked by the draft law for extraditions to main...
02:28 2019-07-15

Clashes break out as Hong Kong protesters escalate fight Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill. Cl...
04:56 2019-07-15

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

Hong Kong lawmakers meet with no-confidence vote set to fail HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong lawmakers are meeting for the first time in a week, after massive protests over an extradition bill that eventually was su...
06:14 2019-06-19

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

Hong Kong lawmakers raise complaints over police brutality Hong Kong lawmakers grill security secretary over allegations of police brutality during protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspen...
08:14 2019-06-19

"Sing Hallelujah To The Lord" An Unlikely Anthem Of Hong Kong Protests The Christian hymn "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong's protests against an extradition bill that have dra...
17:56 2019-06-19

Hong Kong leader condemns 'rioters' for Sunday's violence Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, on Monday condemned the protesters who clashed with police the night previous inside an upscale shopping ma...
06:28 2019-07-16

Hong Kong lawmaker: China may boost pressure after violence A pro-democracy lawmaker who tried to stop Hong Kong protesters from breaking into the legislature says China will likely use the vandalizing of the ...
13:28 2019-07-03

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

Hong Kong’s Leader, Faced With More Clashes, Condemns Violence Carrie Lam is scrambling to assert her government’s authority after several increasingly volatile demonstrations and a surge in anti-police sentiment...
17:14 2019-07-15

UK PM candidate Johnson says he backs Hong Kong people 'every inch of the way' Boris Johnson, who could be Britain's prime minister by the end of the month, said he backed the people of Hong Kong every inch of the way and cautio...
15:14 2019-07-03

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's han...
09:42 2019-07-14

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

More Hong Kong protests planned ahead of G-20 Japan summit HONG KONG (AP) — Leaders of recent protests in Hong Kong say they plan more demonstrations for Wednesday, hoping to draw the attention of world leade...
08:42 2019-06-24

Hong Kong’s elite fear extradition law could harm their reputation Business leaders in the region take tentative steps in face of contentious billDays after Hong Kong’s first major protest against its stalled extradi...
01:56 2019-06-23

Are artificial islands the answer to Hong Kong’s housing crisis? Will a $60bn development to house 1.1 million people help to ease the world’s most unaffordable property market or is it simply ‘pouring money into t...
11:56 2019-07-12

Beijing says 'radical' Hong Kong protests are an 'undisguised challenge' The Chinese government has denounced Monday night's violent protests in Hong Kong as "radical," terming them an "undisguised challenge" to the city's...
14:00 2019-07-02

Protesters and police clash in Hong Kong after peaceful march Police use pepper spray and truncheons after protest about cross-border tradersClashes broke out between police and protesters in Hong Kong on Saturd...
18:14 2019-07-13

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

Hong Kong protesters disperse after blockading police headquarters Thousands of protesters who had blockaded police headquarters in Asia's leading financial center had mostly dispersed by Saturday morning with some r...
04:42 2019-06-22

US briefing: Border facility conditions, Antarctic ice and Hong Kong Tuesday’s top story: Democrats describe ‘horrifying’ conditions at Texas migrant detention facility. Plus, the rise of the CEO as social justice warr...
15:14 2019-07-02

Business fears for Hong Kong after protests turn violent Violent demonstrations Monday that saw protesters vandalize Hong Kong's main government complex have drawn a swift condemnation from business leaders...
09:00 2019-07-03

Hong Kong’s ‘death fighters’: young protesters with nothing to lose Group who stormed legislative building defend their action as last resort after being ignored for yearsAs midnight approached on Monday, four protest...
17:28 2019-07-03

Parents of dead Hong Kong protester urge others to carry on The parents of a Hong Kong man who plunged to his death after putting up banners against divisive extradition legislation have urged young people to ...
03:28 2019-07-12

Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people persevered with a protest against an extradition l...
16:01 2019-06-13

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

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets At Protestors HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters who had massed outside government headquarters Wednesday in opposit...
17:42 2019-06-12

Britain summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong comments: Reuters Britain has summoned China's ambassador following "unacceptable" comments he made over London's criticism of the situation in Hong Kong, a ...
19:28 2019-07-03

Hong Kong regulator bans former Goldman banker Leissner for life Hong Kong's financial regulator has banned former Goldman Sachs banker Tim Leissner from re-entering the industry for life for his crimes linked to t...
11:56 2019-07-03

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extrad...
14:42 2019-06-12

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

US briefing: Trump's 'secret' Mexico plan, Hong Kong and ExxonMobil Wednesday’s top story: President’s agreement already largely revealed by Mexican officials. And Team USA’s perfect World Cup openerSubscribe now to r...
14:28 2019-06-12

International Pressure Is Growing on Hong Kong Over the Controversial Extradition Bill International pressure on Hong Kong is mounting after police Wednesday deployed tear gas and rubber bullets against protesters opposing a controversi...
10:42 2019-06-13

Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut down Scuffles broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people remained on the streets to protest a planned extradit...
09:28 2019-06-13

China's top paper warns 'turbulence' could hurt Hong Kong's economy Confrontations and outbreaks of lawlessness in Hong Kong could damage its reputation as an international business hub and seriously hurt its economy,...
07:28 2019-07-03

Hong Kong singer Anthony Wong scores hit with Tiananmen song HONG KONG (AP) — Thirty years after it was crushed by China’s army, the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement is being commemorated in art, l...
15:42 2019-06-02

Hong Kong mothers march in support of anti-extradition students Thousands of mothers marched in Hong Kong on Friday in support of students who have taken to the streets in recent weeks to protest against an extrad...
16:28 2019-07-05

China slams UK over Hong Kong comments and warns against interfering in unrest China has launched a stinging attack on Britain for interfering in Hong Kong and said the Government has made "inappropriate remarks" on the country'...
19:28 2019-07-03

Mothers rally as Hong Kong’s divide shows no sign of closing Hong Kong’s societal divide shows no sign of closing as students rebuff an offer from city leader Carrie Lam to meet and a few thousand mothers rally...
16:28 2019-07-05

Another Hong Kong Protester Fell to Her Death After Leaving a Message for the Government A 28-year-old Hong Kong protester was found dead Wednesday near her home, local media reports. The woman, who has been identified only by the surname...
08:42 2019-07-05

Chinese ambassador lambasts British ‘interference’ in Hong Kong – video China’s ambassador to the UK has warned that Britain’s approach to the Hong Kong protests has damaged the relationship between the two countries. Liu...
23:28 2019-07-03

Traffic flowing in heart of Hong Kong as rain curbs protests HONG KONG (AP) — Traffic has been restored in the heart of Hong Kong a day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that wo...
04:42 2019-06-13

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

Hong Kong leads Asian stocks lower, oil near five-month lows Asian shares were led lower on Thursday as the Hong Kong market fell for second consecutive session following a day of massive street protests, while...
05:56 2019-06-13

'They don’t want to be subjugated': US backs Hong Kong protesters gathering in historic numbers Top U.S. officials and bipartisan lawmakers are backing the protesters gathering in massive numbers in Hong Kong to stop legislation to allow extradi...
14:00 2019-06-13

What’s happening in Hong Kong? Scenes from the biggest protests in half a decade. Clashes in Hong Kong turn violent as protesters challenge a new extradition bill that would effectively apply China’s justice system to the people of...
21:42 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protests: police make first arrests after storming of parliament At least 11 men and one woman detained on suspicion of attempting disrupt celebrations marking the 22nd anniversary of the handover At least 12 peopl...
11:00 2019-07-04

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

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

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill HONG KONG (AP) — Pressure on Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extr...
05:14 2019-06-15