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Two Sixers fans booted from game over ‘Free Hong Kong’ signs

A pair of fans holding “Free Hong Kong” signs were booted from a Philadelphia 76ers game against Chinese squad Guangzhou Loong Lions Tuesday night, according to new reports. Sam Wachs and his wife had attende...

Two Sixers fans booted from game over ‘Free Hong Kong’ signs

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Fans hold signs supporting Hong Kong at Wizards game during China-NBA spat Security approached a fans with a "Free Tibet'' and a Tibet flag. After refusing to give the sign, the fan was followed by security out of their seat....
16:28 2019-10-10

Pro-Hong Kong NBA fan booted from Philadelphia 76ers preseason game against Chinese team A Philadelphia 76ers fan said Wells Fargo Center security ejected him and his wife from the stands Tuesday after they brought in pro-Hong Kong signage for a preseason game against Guangzhou Loong Lions....
22:00 2019-10-09

Sixers: Fans tossed for disruption, not HK signs Two fans say they were removed from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia by arena security after holding signs and chanting in support of Hong Kong during an NBA preseason game....
21:14 2019-10-09

76ers say fans who held up signs supporting the protests in Hong Kong were ejected for verbal confrontations and 'disrupting the fan experience' AP Photo/Matt Rourke The NBA is still managing the fallout of Daryl Morey's tweet in support of the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. On Tuesday, the controversy made its way into the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, where two 76ers fans were escort...
06:28 2019-10-10

76ers fan says he and wife were kicked out of preseason game for supporting Hong Kong with signs, chant A 76ers fan said he and his wife were kicked out of the team's preseason game for bringing pro-Hong Kong signage and chanting "Free Hong Kong!"       ...
18:00 2019-10-09

Excited China fans cheer NBA game despite row over Hong Kong tweet Thousands of Chinese fans cheered and clapped through an NBA exhibition game in Shanghai on Thursday after days of controversy and online vitriol over a now-deleted tweet by a team manager backing anti-China protests in Hong Kong....
13:56 2019-10-11

Protesters Hand Out ‘Free Hong Kong’ Shirts at Wizards Game Protesters handed out T-shirts and held up signs in support of Hong Kong on Wednesday night when the Washington Wizards hosted a team from the Chinese Basketball Association. The Wizards beat the Guangzhou Long-Lions 137-98 in a game that included mo...
11:42 2019-10-10

NBA Shanghai game still scheduled amid Hong Kong free speech backlash The National Basketball Association (NBA) is pressing ahead with a exhibition game Thursday evening in Shanghai, despite backlash against the league from China after a Houston Rockets executive's tweet supporting Hong Kong protests....
10:28 2019-10-10

Sixers F Scott gets in fight with Eagles fans Philadelphia 76ers forward Mike Scott was wearing a Redskins jersey when he got involved in a fight with Eagles fans at a tailgate outside Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday....
22:56 2019-09-08

Sixers look scarier than ever after wild day of NBA free agency The Nets made the biggest splash. Philadelphia may have the last laugh. Though Brooklyn stole Sunday’s spotlight by landing Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving at the opening of free agency, the 76ers ended the night looking like the East’s best team — hav...
14:28 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protest signs confiscated as Chinese basketball team plays in D.C. Hong Kong protest signs were confiscated from fans during exhibition basketball game between the Washington Wizards and China’s Guangzhou Loong-Lions on Oct. 9,...
04:28 2019-10-10

Sixers forward Mike Scott fights tailgating Eagles fans at stadium Philadelphia 76ers forward Mike Scott scrapped with a couple of Eagles fans outside Lincoln Financial Field while wearing a Washington Redskins jersey. Footage of the fight before the Eagles-Redskins regular-season opener on Sunday shows the 6-foot-8...
17:42 2019-09-09

Hong Kong Soccer Fans Boo Chinese Anthem---While They Still Can Thousands of soccer fans booed China’s national anthem at the city’s international game against Iran, blatantly violating a now-stalled bill to criminalize insults to the anthem as protesters increasingly direct their ire at Beijing....
02:28 2019-09-11

Sixers’ Mike Scott Wears Washington Jersey To Eagles Tailgate, Gets Into Fight With Fans Though he was just a throw-in piece in the deal that brought Tobias Harris to Philadelphia last winter, Mike Scott has become quite the popular 76er in his short time with the team. A group of fans even call themselves the Mike Scott Hive and tailgat...
20:28 2019-09-08

Sixers forward Mike Scott wears Redskins jersey, gets in fight with Eagles fans 76ers forward Mike Scott was involved in a fight with Eagles fans while tailgating outside stadium after he wore Redskins jersey and hat to the party.       ...
04:56 2019-09-09

Beijing says Hong Kong protests 'show signs of terrorism.' If you only watch state media, you probably agree Out-of-control mobs beating up police. Crazed separatists throwing petrol bombs and vandalizing government buildings. The symbols of the country insulted and humiliated. Local authorities overwhelmed and in need of assistance....
14:56 2019-08-13

Hong Kong soccer fans stage protest against China Thousands of Hong Kong football fans booed loudly and turned their backs when the Chinese national anthem was played before a World Cup qualifier match against Iran on Tuesday, taking the city's months of protests into the sports realm. (Sept. 1...
14:14 2019-09-11

Sixers’ Mike Scott Wears Washington Jersey To Eagles Tailgate, Gets Into Fight With Fans [Updated] Though he was just a throw-in piece in the deal that brought Tobias Harris to Philadelphia last winter, Mike Scott has become quite the popular 76er in his short time with the team. A group of fans even call themselves the Mike Scott Hive and tailgat...
00:14 2019-09-09

Sixers’ Mike Scott Wears Washington Jersey To Eagles Tailgate, Gets Into Fight With Fans [Updates] Though he was just a throw-in piece in the deal that brought Tobias Harris to Philadelphia last winter, Mike Scott has become quite the popular 76er in his short time with the team. A group of fans even call themselves the Mike Scott Hive and tailgat...
09:28 2019-09-09

Heat Acquire Jimmy Butler In Trade With Sixers, Who Acquired Al Horford In Free Agency The writing was on the wall for the end of Jimmy Butler’s tenure with the Philadelphia 76ers when Tobias Harris agreed to a five-year, $180 million max contract with the team just one hour into the start of free agency. Now, that end is official with...
13:00 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Soccer Fans Turn Their Backs And Boo Chinese National Anthem Fans at Hong Kong Stadium turned their backs on the Chinese national anthem prior to a World Cup qualifying match against Iran on Tuesday, bringing the long-running pro-democracy protests to the sporting world, per the Associated Press. The fans not ...
22:56 2019-09-10

Hong Kong soccer fans boo Chinese national anthem at World Cup qualifier Hong Kong soccer fans loudly booed when the Chinese national anthem blared from the speakers prior to the start of a World Cup qualifier match against Iran on Tuesday....
09:56 2019-09-12

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14:56 2019-07-01

Hong Kong artist offers free protest-themed tattoos A Hong Kong artist is offering free protest-themed tattoos to people who want to show their support for pro-democracy demonstrations in the Chinese territory....
10:14 2019-08-27

'Free Hong Kong': Protesters pressure China ahead of G-20 summit About 10,000 people in Hong Kong protested Wednesday to urge this week's G-20 summit to take up what they say is an urgent need for increased democracy in the former British colony....
19:00 2019-06-27

Murder Suspect Whose Case Sparked Hong Kong’s Protests May Soon Be Free After four months of unprecedented violent demonstrations in Hong Kong and no end in sight, the city’s beleaguered leader has one more thing to worry about: the suspect in the murder case that led to the social unrest could soon walk free. When...
18:28 2019-09-27

'Free Hong Kong!': protesters' demands widen as rallies continue Demonstrators back on the streets for first time since last week’s storming of legislatureTens of thousands of protesters have marched to keep up the pressure on the Hong Kong government to withdraw a controversial extradition bill, in the latest of ...
12:14 2019-07-07

Free speech activists defend banned gamer after Hong Kong remark The maker of “Call of Duty” avoided China’s wrath Tuesday by suspending a professional gamer and seizing all his winnings after he shouted “Liberate Hong Kong” during a post-game interview. Santa Monica, Calif.-based Activision Blizzard, which is 5 %...
14:00 2019-10-09

Hong Kong Activist Walks Free, Calls On Pro-Beijing Leader To Resign Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong called on the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as historic anti-government protests rocked the city....
08:28 2019-06-17

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 encroaching influence, but it is less clear how this leaderless protest movement will advance....
14:42 2019-07-02

College Hearthstone Players Who Held Up 'Free Hong Kong' Sign Drop Out Of Tournament Earlier this week, three collegiate Hearthstone players on the American University team held up a sign that read “Free Hong Kong, Boycott Blizz” during a stream broadcasted on Blizzard’s official Hearthstone Twitch channel. They expected a suspension...
03:14 2019-10-11

NBA To Go Ahead With Shanghai Exhibition Game Despite Hong Kong Row NBA will go ahead with an exhibition game in Shanghai on Thursday that had looked in doubt after a team executive ignited a free speech row that has angered China....
09:14 2019-10-10

College Hearthstone Players Hold Up 'Free Hong Kong, Boycott Blizzard' Sign On Stream Blizzard’s acquiescence to the power of the Chinese government/market has seen the company eat a lot of shit over the last 24 hours. So it was, depending on how you look at it, either the worst or most perfect time imaginable to try and broadcast the...
18:00 2019-10-09

Adam Silver addresses NBA's China, Hong Kong controversy and says league won't regulate free speech Amid growing backlash against NBA owners for siding with deep-pocketed Beijing powerbrokers over one of their own employees -- who was rebuked for a pro-Hong Kong protest tweet -- the league's commissioner released a statement Tuesday morning seeking...
21:14 2019-10-08

Keep calm and trust in free-market democracy: Hong Kong shows how America can defeat China In our globalized economy, highly mobile capital works in favor of investors and consumers who value democratic protections. That dooms China's authoritarian model unless Beijing can force the world to submit to its peculiar form of feudal mercantili...
04:28 2019-08-23

College Hearthstone Players Hold Up "Free Hong Kong, Boycott Blizzard" Sign On Stream Blizzard’s acquiescence to the power of the Chinese government/market has seen the company eat a lot of shit over the last 24 hours. So it was, depending on how you look at it, either the worst or most perfect time imaginable to try and broadcast the...
08:28 2019-10-09

The Hong Kong Protester's Toolkit for a Cat-and-Mouse Game With Authorities Protesters in Hong Kong fear they are being monitored by the local government and potentially by China, a country at the cutting edge of mass surveillance. So demonstrators have developed hacks to avoid arrest and hide their digital tracks....
13:28 2019-09-16

China Is Playing a Cautious Waiting Game in Hong Kong Hong Kong’s protests continue. The unrest began in response to a proposed law that would allow Hong Kong to extradite its citizens to face prosecution in mainland China’s court system, a plan that stoked fears China could use the law to s...
16:28 2019-09-05

NBA in China: Pro-Hong Kong protesters cause disruptions in crowd during Wizards game While the Chinese government continues its strict censorship of media interactions surrounding NBA exhibition games in the Communist country, league-linked entities have also taken steps to crack down on potential protests in the U.S....
22:56 2019-10-10

NBA game to go ahead in Shanghai amid growing backlash to comments on Hong Kong The National Basketball Association (NBA) is pressing ahead with a exhibition game on Thursday in Shanghai, despite a Chinese backlash against the league after a Houston Rockets executive's tweet supporting pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
13:14 2019-10-10

Police, demonstrators play cat-and-mouse game across Hong Kong as protests continue Protesters’ five major demands include the release of arrested demonstrators, an independent investigation into alleged police abuse and the dissolution of the current legislature, which is only partially composed of lawmakers who were directly elect...
01:42 2019-08-05

Hong Kong anti-government protests spill into Manchester City game Hong Kong soccer fans sang protest songs and waved anti-government banners as politics spilled into the sporting arena on Wednesday during a friendly game involving English Premier League champions Manchester City in the China-ruled city....
01:42 2019-07-25

US game maker Activision Blizzard's ban of pro-Hong Kong player draws criticism The U.S.-based gaming giant Activision Blizzard -- which made a player forfeit $10,000 in prize money and banned him from a game for one year after he voiced support for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong -- was slammed by critics Tuesday who accuse...
17:42 2019-10-10

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
05:56 2019-06-10

Four people booted from Baltimore Orioles game after displaying pro-Donald Trump banner In first Baltimore home game since Donald Trump attacked the city, four people escorted from Camden Yards for "Trump 2020" banner at Orioles game.       ...
23:42 2019-08-02

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspended bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China....
11:42 2019-06-29

California-based game company Blizzard bans pro esports player and confiscates his prize money after he voices support for Hong Kong protesters Invent Global Blizzard Entertainment has sent a professional esports player home from a tournament and handed him a 12-month ban after he voiced support for Hong Kong protesters during a post-game interview. The esports player, known as Blitzchung &...
16:56 2019-10-08

Xbox Live FREE Game Download: Get this Xbox One free game all weekend on Microsoft! This weekend, Microsoft and Xbox are continuing their trend of providing players with titles to try out and play - here's what you need to know about GRIP: Combat Racing...
11:28 2019-07-06

The Division 2 Free Weekend Start Time: PS4, Xbox and PC game goes free to play today The Division 2 is free to play for the next few days. Don't miss your chance to jump into one of the best games of the year without penny a single penny....
14:42 2019-06-13

Seattle Sounders Fans Walk Out Of Match Due To MLS Ban Of Protest Signs Following months of ideological clashing and semantic disagreements on the meaning of the word “political,” the largest Seattle Sounders supporter group took a more disruptive approach to its fight against MLS’s ban on protest signs, represented most...
19:00 2019-09-16

EU signs free trade agreement with Vietnam The European Union has signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam. With concerns from some lawmakers about the country's human rights record, the agreement needs approval from the European Parliament....
06:56 2019-07-01

Free PS4 Game Update: Download a huge new PlayStation game and PS Plus bundle Today Dauntless is a fantastic new free game available to play on the PS4 without needing PS Plus. But if you have got an active PlayStation Plus subscription, you can also grab some excellent freebies....
11:14 2019-06-01

Franck Ribery signs for Fiorentina on free transfer Franck Ribery has joined Italian club Fiorentina in another big signing for a team under new American ownership       ...
17:14 2019-08-21

Portland Timbers, Seattle Sounders fans stage silent protest over MLS ban on political signs Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders fans were silent for the first 33 minutes of Friday's match between the two squads due to a new MLS policy.       ...
21:00 2019-08-24

Walmart Pulls Violent Video Game Signs The move came as Republican leaders have blamed video games for mass shootings, despite a lack of evidence. Democrats have pushed Walmart to stop selling guns, but it does not plan to do so....
22:56 2019-08-09

Xbox Live Free Game Update: Download Borderlands Game of the Year Edition on Xbox One NOW The latest Free Play Days game is now live - and you can play it for free on your Xbox One right now. Here's what you need to know about this week's offering....
17:14 2019-07-18

Netflix signs a $200 million deal with 'Game of Thrones' showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss, whom you probably know as the showrunners for that little HBO series Game of Thrones, are moving to a new home. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the duo has signed a $200 million multiyear film and TV deal with Netfli...
18:28 2019-08-08

Chinese fans fume at NBA as fallout from free speech row spreads Basketball followers on mainland China expressed anger at the U.S. National Basketball Association on Wednesday after a fan event in Shanghai was cancel led, amid a row over free speech that has hurt the league's reputation in a key overseas market....
17:42 2019-10-09

Warner Bros. signs publishing deal with Hitman dev IO Interactive for new game Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today that it has entered a publishing agreement with IO Interactive for its next project, a new game.Read More...
19:42 2019-10-10

Mets Bullpen Shows Signs of Life in 2-Game Sweep of the Twins The Mets’ beleaguered relievers stifled Minnesota over two days, but the victories came with bad news: An injury to Zack Wheeler, a potential trade asset....
03:00 2019-07-18

Banning fans' free speech is not consistent with our vision of sport. Or democracy MLS fans have been banned for displaying flags with the anti-fascist Iron Front symbol. But it is crucial that peaceful political statements are allowed in sports“Push ‘em back, push ‘em back, waaay back!” is a classic American football chant encoura...
12:42 2019-09-17

Walmart removing violent video game displays, signs from stores but still selling guns Following two shootings inside its stores, Walmart is removing violent video game displays and signs from stores, the retailer confirmed Thursday.       ...
06:56 2019-08-09

What Jets fans should look out for in first preseason game Three things to watch when the Jets play the Giants in their first preseason opener Thursday night: Sam I am Sam Darnold has lit up the practice field on most days in training camp. Can he keep it up in a game? Darnold and the starters likely will on...
11:42 2019-08-08

What Giants fans should look out for in first preseason game Three things to watch when the Giants play the Jets in their first preseason opener Thursday night: Passing the test Eli Manning historically is so-so in the preseason. If he plays, it would be comforting for the Giants to see him get off to a fast s...
11:42 2019-08-08

PS Plus August 2019: Great news for PlayStation Plus fans ahead of free PS4 games reveal PS Plus August 2019 is coming soon, but if you need to renew, good news, a retailer has pushed a good deal on 12 month PlayStation Plus subscription - and you could save money if you buy now. Here's what you need to know....
05:14 2019-07-23

Boston chain Papa Gino’s helping Bruins fans cope with free pizza One Boston-area chain is stepping up to help the city remember how to get over that losing feeling. A day after the Bruins fell to the St. Louis Blues in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final — denying Boston its 13th pro sports title since the turn ...
04:28 2019-06-14

Butler intends to opt out with Sixers Philadelphia 76ers forward Jimmy Butler intends to test free agency by opting out of a $19.8 million player option, according to a report from Yahoo Sports, citing NBA sources....
06:28 2019-06-15

Chinese fans miffed at NBA, but not enough to skip a game Thousands of Chinese basketball fans cheered on the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets at an NBA exhibition game in the city of Shenzhen on Saturday night - but some warned the organization to stay out of politics....
17:56 2019-10-12

What Jets fans should look for in final preseason game Here are three things to watch for in the Jets’ final preseason game on Thursday. They face the Eagles. 1. Taylor Bertolet answered the bell against the Saints last week with two long field goals and an extra point. Now, he has to do it again t...
14:00 2019-08-29

What Giants fans should look for in final preseason game Here are three things to watch for in the Giants’ final preseason game on Thursday. They face the Patriots. 1. Young offensive linemen Brian Mihalik, Nick Gates, Chad Slade and Victor Salako will all get plenty of work in this game. With Chad W...
14:00 2019-08-29

Neymar responds to PSG fans' boos - Every match is an away game "Neymar scored a remarkable last-minute overhead kick to secure a win on his return for PSG then slammed the home fans who booed him throughout the game."...
21:42 2019-09-14

Now Game Developers Have To Ask Fans Not To Harass Them Over The Epic Store One of the easiest bits of news to miss on Monday’s Gamescom Opening Night Live show was tucked away in an ad for the Epic Games Store. A simple sizzle reel that showcased a number of games exclusive to the controversial digital PC game storefront in...
10:14 2019-08-21

Sorry, Game of Thrones Fans! It Looks Like Arya Stark Isn't Getting a Spinoff Winter is coming...but not for Arya Stark. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter published Tuesday, HBO programming president Casey Bloys shot down rumors the Game of Thrones fan......
14:42 2019-05-22

‘Game of Thrones’ fans are fuming about its 32 Emmy nominations The 2019 Emmy Award nominations are out — and “Game of Thrones” is leading the pack with a whopping 32 nods. Since the final season was controversial, some of the choices within these categories are already igniting fires online. “Emmy folks nominate...
02:28 2019-07-17

Sophie Turner wants ‘Game of Thrones’ fans to get a grip The Queen of the North has issued a ruling on pissed-off “Game of Thrones” critics. Sophie Turner, who plays Winterfell’s newly-crowned Sansa Stark in the late record-smashing series, responded to fans’ petition to have the writers re-do the sh...
18:28 2019-05-21

Raptors or ‘Game of Thrones’? Fans faced with tough TV choice The most critical moments of the Raptors' Game 3 will almost certainly overlap with the first half-hour or so of the "Game of Thrones" 80-minute finale on Sunday....
14:38 2019-05-21

‘Game of Thrones’ fans in China outraged as finale gets delayed Forget the Great War — the biggest disaster in the “Game of Thrones” finale may have been the US-China trade war. Millions of Chinese fans of HBO’s epic fantasy series got blocked from watching the show’s hotly anticipated finale by Tencent Video — t...
14:56 2019-05-21

‘Game of Thrones’ fans almost got to see Arya fight her way to the Night King Among the massive pile of Emmy nominations Game of Thrones has garnered (a record 32) heading into next month’s awards ceremony, one of them is a nod for “Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series” for the Miguel Sapochnik-helmed epis...
16:56 2019-08-14

Four dead as rival fans riot at Honduras soccer game Four people died and others injured, including three players, as a result of violence that broke out at a soccer game in Honduras.       ...
18:14 2019-08-19

Poll shows most ‘Game of Thrones’ fans actually enjoyed the finale A new poll showed that a majority of Game of Thrones fans enjoyed the show’s recent finale, despite online outrage over the HBO drama’s conclusion. The Hollywood Reporter/Morning Consult poll released Wednesday found that 61 percent of vi...
04:42 2019-05-23

Two wild brouhahas flare up among fans during Cubs-White Sox game Several people in the stands at Guarantee Rate Field were seen fighting during a game between the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs on Saturday night....
21:56 2019-07-08

Zelda Fans Protest, Smash PS4 Over Very Similar Chinese Game Open-world game Genshin Impact has been described as an anime Breath of the Wild. Some Zelda fans in China are not happy about it. At all.Read more......
23:00 2019-08-05

‘Game of Thrones’ fans, rejoice: HBO could greenlight a second prequel series soon We’re only a little more than a week away from the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards, when HBO and the team behind Game of Thrones will most assuredly scoop up an impressive haul of golden statuettes. Fitting, then, that the news has begun to leak out...
04:56 2019-09-13

Fans elect historically young NL lineup for All-Star Game NEW YORK (AP) — Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich have been elected starters for one of the youngest All-Star Game lineups ever, leading the millennial-heavy National League for this year’s Midsummer Classic in Cleveland. Major League Basebal...
04:14 2019-06-28

‘Game of Thrones’ script ‘leaks’ and angry fans are fired up again The “Game of Thrones” finale aired months ago, but the controversy around the contentious final season is not. The series finale script is now online — and although some social media watchdogs are claiming it’s “leaked,” that’...
19:28 2019-08-01

‘Game of Thrones’ fans go wild over Robin Arryn’s ‘glow up’ Here’s one shock ending “Game of Thrones” fans never saw coming — Robin Arryn’s transformation into a sex symbol. The once sickly looking, shaggy-haired Lord of the Vale, played by Lino Facioli, sent fans wild with his &...
17:42 2019-05-21

Horford leaves Celtics to join Sixers for $109M Horford is leaving the Boston Celtics to join their division rivals and fortify the Sixers as one of the NBA's best defensive teams, league sources tell ESPN. The Sixers imagine a lineup with Horford at the power forward alongside center Joel Embiid....
04:56 2019-07-01

Sixers retain Harris with five-year, $180M deal Free-agent forward Tobias Harris has agreed to a five-year, $180 million contract to return to the Philadelphia 76ers, his agent and father, Torrel Harris of Unique Sports Management, told ESPN....
04:56 2019-07-01

Watch: Sixers' Ben Simmons hits first 3-pointer of NBA career Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons pulled up and made the first 3-point shot of his career Tuesday night during a preseason thrashing of the Guangzhou Long-Lions....
21:42 2019-10-09

| Dutch police arrest 100 Lille fans ahead of Ajax game Dutch police arrested at least 100 unruly Lille fans ahead of the French club's Champions League game against Ajax, for "disturbing the public order," police said....
21:42 2019-09-17

Baldur’s Gate and Modern Warfare fans prepare for a 00s game revival Game developers across the industry apparently have spontaneously decided to have a late 90s/new millennium revival all on the same day. Three games revealed today hearken to the childhoods and teen years of millennial gamers everywhere: a new Baldur...
06:28 2019-05-31

Local Weatherman Is Fed Up With NBA Fans Complaining About A Tornado Warning Interrupting Game 7 Last month, Michael Wilbon got his undies in a bunch when a local CBS affiliate interrupted a Masters rerun with a tornado warning, and it turns out he’s not the only cranky sports fan out who can’t be bothered to think about potentially life-threate...
21:28 2019-05-23

The Witcher's Showrunner on Getting Video Game Fans Into the Series, and Season 2 Hints When Netflix first pitched Lauren Schmidt Hissrich the idea of doing a series based on The Witcher, she turned it down. She was a fan of the books and video games—so much so she even included a bathtub Easter egg in the first season—but was afraid of...
21:00 2019-07-23

Sex, dragons and dirty tricks – video games for Game of Thrones fans From royal role-playing to battle simulators, these games will satisfy Westeros refugees as the TV saga nears its endPC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Continue reading......
18:14 2019-05-21

NFL game a ‘rip-off’; Manitoba fans disappointed by Raiders and Packers pre-season bout Local fans and personalities say Thursday's NFL pre-season match between the Oakland Raiders and the Green Bay Packers at IG Field was disappointing, although the province's premier had kinder words....
11:28 2019-08-24

Batman and 'Game of Thrones' latest recipients of cold shoulder from fans Winter is over, but that lingering chill in the air comes from the winds that buffeted "Game of Thrones'" final season, illustrating an increasingly vocal and not always pretty side of fandom....
18:14 2019-05-21

Romelu Lukaku racially abused by Cagliari fans during Serie A game Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku was the subject of monkey chants from Cagliari fans Sunday, the latest in a string of racist incidents that have marred the Italian club in recent years....
13:14 2019-09-02

Kit Harington donates $10G to charity after 'Game of Thrones' fans create fundraiser On Wednesday, Jon Snow himself gave back in a big way, donating nearly $10,000 to the U.K. charity Royal Mencap Society. This comes after an online fundraiser in Harington's name was established by "Game of Thrones" fans earlier this month....
22:28 2019-06-27

Drone seized as soccer fans held in Kosovo before Euro game Officials say police in Kosovo have arrested eight Czech soccer fans who were allegedly planning to fly a drone with a pro-Serbia banner during Saturday's 2020 European Championship qualifier       ...
15:00 2019-09-07

Counselors on call to give ‘Game of Thrones’ fans grief therapy For many “Game of Throne” super fans, last night’s series finale felt more like losing a loved one than the end of a television show. That’s why Bark.com, a UK-based social network that helps match users match with service pro...
17:42 2019-05-21

Red Sox, Big Papi fans rally around David Ortiz during Game at Fenway Park The team asked fans to observe a moment of reflection shortly before its game against the Rangers at Fenway Park and posted on the videoboard.       ...
06:14 2019-06-11

‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Gripe About the Finale’s Pointy End (and a Water Bottle) Many had questions: That’s the person to lead the realm? Did the women of Westeros get shortchanged? And was that a water bottle under Samwell’s chair?...
17:14 2019-05-21

'Jeopardy' fans can play this game while they drive. Experts aren't sure that's safe A Google and Amazon-backed startup believes its Jeopardy trivia app is safe for drivers to play while behind the wheel, but experts on distracted driving aren't convinced....
17:28 2019-09-19

Gwendoline Christie Submitted Herself for an Emmy and Game of Thrones Fans Are Bowing Down Game of Thrones broke the record for most Emmy nominations for any show in a single year on Tuesday by picking up 32 nods for its eighth and final season. But without the help of Gwendoline Christie, who submitted herself for consideration in the Sup...
04:56 2019-07-18

Fans brawl in stands during Chicago White Sox-Texas Rangers game Fans in the stands at the Chicago White Sox versus Texas Rangers game at Guaranteed Rate Field on Saturday sparked a massive brawl that was caught on camera....
01:42 2019-08-28

Yandex will stream every NHL game for free in Russia Over the last couple of years, we've seen more and more major tech companies step into sports streaming, from Facebook and Twitch to Twitter and Amazon. Yandex has just landed a major deal on that front, as it will stream every NHL game for free...
00:42 2019-09-06

The next big ‘Pokemon’ mobile game is out now for free on iOS and Android There were Pokemon games on mobile devices before Pokemon Go arrived, and several have been released in the years since, but none have had even a fraction of the impact as Niantic’s mega-hit. That might change this week, as DeNA and The Pokemon...
00:28 2019-08-30

Fans Find Huge List Of New Games Coming To Xbox One And PC Game Pass It seems Microsoft has released some E3 news a bit early. Fans have found a large list of games that are now available to play via Game Pass, ahead of an official announcement later today at their E3 Media Briefing....
23:42 2019-06-09

New Orleans Saints fans still demanding answers from NFL over blown call in title game These long-time fans of the New Orleans Saints will not move on from the blown pass interference call that likely cost the team Super Bowl appearance.       ...
17:14 2019-09-03

Game of Thrones petitions and Star Wars trolls? Fans have become far too entitled | Seb Patrick Enjoy, criticise, analyse – yes. But demanding to have a say in the work itself isn’t part of the dealIt’s a common refrain from franchise movie directors when a film fails to set the critical world on fire that they have, in fact, not made it for th...
19:42 2019-06-06

Fans Spotted a Plastic Water Bottle Lurking in the Game of Thrones Finale Just weeks after a stray Starbucks cup was accidentally left in a Game of Thrones episode, eagle-eyed viewers spotted another modern-day artifact lingering in the show’s Sunday night finale. At least one water bottle made its way into the show&...
14:38 2019-05-21

Raptors fans overload Toronto’s Jurassic Park for Game 6, spill onto street Jurassic Park couldn't contain the long lineup of fans that snaked around Scotiabank Arena and past neighbouring Union Station in downtown Toronto, so police had to shut down nearby streets to make up for the overflow....
06:42 2019-05-26

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 airport earlier in the week, escalating matters considerably. Why It Matters: To recap, the initial ...
00:14 2019-08-17

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 law has expanded into something much bigger....
16:14 2019-08-14

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 idea of what an exchange should look like....
12:14 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 to choose their top leader, neither as part of China since 1997 nor as an outpost of the British Emp...
04:42 2019-06-10

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, and both the local and central governments appear to have a greater degree of flexibility or patience ...
14:14 2019-06-15

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 deep, festering problems with the city’s economic model....
21:14 2019-08-08

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 solution in sight, but what, exactly, is at stake? DW explains....
22:00 2019-08-22

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 challenge to Beijing’s grip on the city....
06:00 2019-08-07

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 challenge to Beijing’s grip on the city. The local government suspended the bill in June and declared it “dea...
22:42 2019-09-04

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 police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thousands of demonstrators occupied the city's airport....
15:28 2019-08-16

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 demonstrations forced the local government to suspend consideration of a bill that would have allowed extraditions...
04:42 2019-07-02

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 protests since early June, many of which have ended in violent clashes between police and demonstrators. ...
00:56 2019-08-14

PS Plus Free Game WARNING: PS4 bonus download is set to disappear soon PS4 owners can download a fantastic game this weekend, but the offer runs out soon – so be quick before the Borderlands 2 DLC Commander Lilith & the Fight for the Sanctuary disappears....
11:42 2019-07-07

UA Volleyball Red-Blue game on Saturday is free to public TUCSON – Coach Dave Rubio and the Arizona Wildcat volleyball team will play its “Red-Blue” game on Saturday at 2 p.m.  Tickets are free. Here’s more from Thursday’s sportscast:...
03:28 2019-08-24

The Morning After: Google's free game that makes new games Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. E3 2019 is finally over and our team is heading home after a long week. Of course, there's still plenty of news to catch up on and a few stories popping up today, but two intriguing ones involve a Google in...
17:14 2019-06-14

Who's on second? All-Star Game set to trot out free runners The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is set to trot out a new rule this week if the game goes to extra innings       ...
11:00 2019-07-08

New Free Steam Demo Is A Modern-Day Superman Game The problem with making a game about a superhero like Superman is figuring out ways to impose limits on the character to make sure he’s not overpowered. Undefeated, a free superhero PC game created by a trio of students from Japan’s Vantan Game Acade...
08:00 2019-08-13

‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin says outspoken fans won’t influence book ending "Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin won’t let outspoken fans of the acclaimed HBO show dictate how he writes the book ending of his epic fantasy saga....
04:28 2019-07-16

Elden Ring from George R.R. Martin could be the Dark Souls Game of Thrones fans dream of Gamers are already getting something huge from E3 2019 in the form of Star Wars Jedi: The Fallen Order. But, for gamers that don't want to go to space, Microsoft's E3 keynote also brings with it another game to get hyped for: Elden Ring.Thi...
00:01 2019-06-10

'Game of Thrones' finale left water bottles in key scene, further inciting diehard fans Just two weeks after a coffee cup was spotted in an episode of "Game of Thrones," eagle-eyed fans have spotted another major gaffe in the show's finale — water bottles....
15:28 2019-05-21

UA b-ball greats enjoy game at “East Coast Subs” alongside dreamer fans TUCSON – The Lute Olson Fantasy Basketball Camp allows die-hard fans to get “up close & personal” with some of the best Arizona hoops stars of all time.   Apart from play with them on the court, fantasy campers got the chance to wat...
16:28 2019-08-25

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 on Thursday....
19:56 2019-06-27

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 campaign seeking to preserve the city's civil liberties....
16:14 2019-07-10

Another weekend of Hong Kong violence Hong Kong police fired blue dye from a water cannon, rounds of tear gas and a live warning shot as protesters lit fires and threw petrol bombs and bricks on Sunday in clashes ahead of the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China....
18:56 2019-09-30

How Far Hong Kong’s Emergency Law Can Go (Online Too) Escalating violence in Hong Kong, including the shooting of an 18-year-old protester, has led the city’s leader to invoke a colonial-era law -- still on the books -- to try to quell months of unrest with a ban on face masks. The powers the ordinance,...
20:56 2019-10-03

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 police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thousands of demonstrators occupied the city's airport....
18:42 2019-08-16

The evolution of Hong Kong’s protests Hong Kong's demonstrations and demands have been shaped week by week. Another pivotal moment could come Tuesday as counterpoint to celebrations in Beijing....
19:14 2019-09-27

Hong Kong Protesters to Trump: We're Not Done Yet Thousands of antigovernment protesters in Hong Kong marched from a historic clock tower through a shopping district in a demonstration that some hoped would show the U.S. president the movement still has momentum....
06:14 2019-10-13

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 Composite? For a different take, watch this Bloomberg TV interview with our Asian-Pacific Opportunities ...
22:00 2019-08-26

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 legitimate, says Alexander Görlach....
15:00 2019-06-12

Hong Kong hit by another weekend of protests Hong Kong began another volatile weekend on Saturday, with anti-government protests taking place across the city, including one at the international airport for a second day....
09:56 2019-08-10

Why are Hong Kong protesters at the airport? HKG, Hong Kong's international airport, is one of the busiest in Asia. And it has emerged as a key protest target as anti-government demonstrators looked to take their message directly to the international community....
16:14 2019-08-14

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 country’s futureAs the United States engages in an increasingly heated debate over policy towards China – t...
16:00 2019-06-15

Then and Now: 79 Days of Protest in Hong Kong It has been 79 days since an estimated one million people took to the streets of Hong Kong to join a protest that kicked off a summer of upheaval, and the movement shows little sign of abating. The protests that gripped this semiautonomous region of ...
11:00 2019-08-27

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 challenge to Beijing’s grip on the city. The local government suspended the bill in June and declared it “d...
15:42 2019-08-29

China's new tactic in Hong Kong It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving an inch of ground....
01:42 2019-08-09

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: protests....
20:14 2019-09-13

Hong Kong: ‘Revolution is war, and no war is without bloodshed’ Anger is rising as the state crackdown intensifies, and protesters say they are prepared for confrontation and sacrificeRyan Lee, a 27-year-old computer engineer, only started taking part in Hong Kong’s demonstrations in June. Since then, it has been...
22:14 2019-08-31

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,” Reuters reported, citing an audio recording presented to a group of businesspeople....
14:00 2019-09-03

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 McDonald’s. Why? Because I find it a fascinating anthropological exercise. McDonald’s is a global unit o...
06:14 2019-05-30

'Now or never': Hong Kong protesters say they have nothing to lose Exasperated with the government's unflinching attitude to escalating civil unrest, Jason Tse quit his job in Australia and jumped on a plane to join what he believes is a do-or-die fight for Hong Kong's future....
04:56 2019-08-28

Hong Kong could be at 'tipping point' The Chinese military garrison in Hong Kong offered a rare public reaction in the face of taunts from protesters Sunday, as violence escalated across the city over the weekend....
19:14 2019-10-07

Key dates in Hong Kong's protests A young demonstrator was shot and police fired tear gas and water cannon at petrol-bomb throwing protesters, as violence flared in Hong Kong as the city's Chinese rulers celebrated the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic....
17:42 2019-10-01

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 Beijing....
08:42 2019-08-15

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 to include authorities’ response to last week’s mass demonstrations....
17:56 2019-06-21

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 Kong, it's been precisely the other way around. Watch, it's a fascinating, quick story....
00:14 2019-06-20

'Iron Man VR' developers explain the game's free-roaming flight Gamers have been eagerly awaiting Marvel's Iron Man VR game since a hands-on demo was made available in February, and now more details have been revealed about the upcoming title. Developer Camouflaj talked to PlayStation Blog during San Diego C...
16:56 2019-07-19

Google Stadia Pro subscribers will get ‘roughly one free game per month’ It’s not long until Google Stadia’s launch in November 2019 and to clear up some of the uncertainties around what the streaming service will offer, product director, Andrey Doronichev, has taken to Reddit for an AMA. One of the big...
13:42 2019-07-20

Google's $10 Stadia Pro plan includes one free game per month During a Reddit "Ask me Anything" session, Director of Product Andrey Doronichev dished some more details about Google's Stadia online gaming service coming in November. Questions covered number of subjects, from social features to technical det...
16:56 2019-07-19

You can download Nintendo’s ‘Dr. Mario World’ mobile game for free right now Shortly after Nintendo announced that Dr. Mario World would launch on iOS and Android on, Wednesday, July 10th, the mobile puzzle game suddenly went live on the iOS App Store a day early. Nintendo announced its partnership with Line Corp. for a Dr. M...
20:28 2019-07-09

Free PS4 Games Download: Get this amazing PlayStation 4 game today before it's gone PLAYSTATION 4 owners are being treated to a new game totally for free this weekend – It’s the perfect time to test out an exciting game that's well worth your attention....
07:42 2019-06-08

Popular Soccer App Spied on Fans Through Phone Microphone to Catch Bars Pirating Game Streams Spain’s data protection agency has fined La Liga, the nation’s top professional soccer league, 250,000 euros ($283,000 USD) for using the league’s phone app to spy on its fans. With millions of downloads, the app was reportedly being used to surveil ...
14:42 2019-06-13

Saying ‘Game of Thrones' fans should regret naming kids after Daenerys is sexist. Stop it! No one suggested parents regret choosing Dexter, a serial killer, or Kylo (Ren), a warrior committed to the Dark Side, when their names were popular.        ...
14:32 2019-05-21

Game Of Thrones fans are helping Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington raise tons of money for charity There was a lot of noise surrounding the finale of Game of Thrones, but while a certain sect of fans were demanding a reshoot of the whole last season (yikes), another was actually raising money for Emilia Clarke’s charity, SameYou, and folks it’s th...
06:14 2019-06-08

MLB fans crush umpire Angel Hernandez over brutal calls in Yankees-Blue Jays game Home plate umpire Angel Hernandez had one of the worst blown strike calls of the season on Tuesday night during the Yankees-Blue Jays game.        ...
20:56 2019-06-05

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 the course of an hour July 21 in a train station, with police nowhere to be seen. The police say some...
14:28 2019-07-24

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 pouring on to the streets to drive riot police from their neighborhood....
23:14 2019-08-03

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 50 years. That arrangement, known as “one country, two systems,” is almost halfway to its expiration ...
04:28 2019-08-28

Protesters in Hong Kong to take their message to U.S. consulate Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced concessions this week aimed at ending the protests, including formally scrapping a hugely unpopular extradition bill, but many said the concessions were too little, too late....
06:28 2019-09-08

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 have caused tensions in many Hong Kong families. Chermaine Lee reports....
16:56 2019-06-28

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 of demonstrations marking the tenth straight weekend of protests across the Asian financial hub....
16:42 2019-08-10

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 ranks—civil servants, who are supposed to be politically neutral in public....
19:14 2019-08-02

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 more potential trouble this weekend....
20:42 2019-07-05

Hong Kong Protests Put N.B.A. on Edge in China A tweet from the Houston Rockets general manager prompted backlash in China, making things uncomfortable for a league used to its players and representatives speaking out on politics....
06:56 2019-10-08

Stenson to headline Hong Kong Open Former British Open champion Henrik Stenson will be the headline act at the Hong Kong Open in November as organizers press on with the tournament despite violent protests that have seen a raft of other events in the city canceled....
12:56 2019-10-09

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 densely populated areas....
07:28 2019-08-03

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 that does not require the internet to run....
01:42 2019-09-04

Hong Kong protest: Another day on the front lines Hong Kong’s summer has been defined by upheaval. Gigi, who is 16, has been a constant presence at anti-government demonstrations in the semiautonomous territory. She dons a helmet, goggles and respira......
04:14 2019-08-24

UK says use of live ammunition in Hong Kong is disproportionate Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Tuesday that the use of live ammunition by Hong Kong police was disproportionate, after a teenage demonstrator was shot....
17:42 2019-10-01

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 Party to take action to end the unrest....
02:56 2019-09-15

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 in more investors from the region....
13:00 2019-05-28

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 connectivity, sensors and cameras that were being tested by the government....
19:56 2019-08-30

Funeral money used in Hong Kong protests Protesters paved the streets of Hong Kong with funeral banknotes Tuesday. The notes reflected what many protesters said felt like a day of mourning for them as Communist leaders in Beijing celebrated 70 years in power. (Oct. 1)    ...
01:42 2019-10-02

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 suburban shopping centre. (Sept. 14)        ...
21:14 2019-09-14

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” and a C.I.A. agent....
08:28 2019-08-23

Overwatch's Mei Is Becoming A Symbol Of The Hong Kong Resistance After Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai called for the liberation of Hong Kong, Blizzard suspended the Hearthstone player and withheld any prize money. The decision has been widely criticized. Fans have now started posting images of Overwatch hero Mei suppor...
11:42 2019-10-09

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 extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the borde...
13:14 2019-06-08

Timeline: Key dates in Hong Kong's protests A young demonstrator was shot and police fired tear gas and water cannon at petrol-bomb throwing protesters, as violence flared in Hong Kong as the city's Chinese rulers celebrated the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic....
02:00 2019-10-02

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong hit by another weekend of protests Hong Kong began another volatile weekend on Saturday, with anti-government protests taking place across the city, including one at the international airport for a second day....
11:00 2019-08-10

2 Hong Kong protesters charged under new mask ban An 18-year-old student and a 38-year-old woman were the first to be prosecuted under the ban, which came into force Saturday under sweeping emergency powers aimed at quashing violence in the protests for more democratic freedoms....
17:14 2019-10-07

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 consecutive weekends of protest, police used a water cannon -- this time shooting a few jets of brilliant blue...
13:28 2019-08-31

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.        ...
21:28 2019-07-31

Hong Kong lawmakers take mask ban to court Pro-democracy legislators are hoping for an injunction against the ban on face masks and government emergency powers. Metro stations have partially reopened, with further protests planned in defiance of the ban....
08:00 2019-10-06

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, during their huge anti-government rallies. Walls adorned with messages targeting city leaders, cleve...
10:28 2019-07-11

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 society, while resisting intervention from Beijing. William Yang reports....
15:14 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protester app banned by Apple Apple has banned an app allowing protesters in Hong Kong to track the movements of police, despite growing international condemnation against the violence deployed by police against pro-democracy activists....
17:14 2019-10-03

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 Conflict Zone meets Ronny Tong, an adviser to Lam....
18:28 2019-07-11

Hong Kong Shuts Down After Night of Violence Citywide disruptions stretched into a second day as Hong Kong’s subway network remained closed, along with many storefronts, banks and shopping malls, a day after the government invoked emergency measure....
12:28 2019-10-05

The Latest: Lam decries ‘very dark day’ for Hong Kong Hong Kong’s embattled leader has described overnight rioting “as a very dark day” for the semi-autonomous territory and says “everyone is worried and scared.”...
10:00 2019-10-05

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 broadening into calls for democracy and for Communist rulers in Beijing to leave the city alone....
21:00 2019-09-11

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 the ongoing conflict in Hong Kong....
06:56 2019-09-02

Protests Take a Toll on Hong Kong's Economy A worsening spiral of violence and demonstrations—Hong Kong’s worst social and political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997—is denting the city’s economic growth, business sentiment and financial markets....
18:42 2019-07-31

Strikes bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong was hit by widespread strikes Monday that brought chaos to much of the city's transport network, including Hong Kong International Airport, in the most ambitious day of demonstrations since the movement began in June....
10:28 2019-08-06

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-government rebellion that has gripped their neighbors since June....
05:56 2019-08-20

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 emblem. (July 1)        ...
18:42 2019-07-01

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 brought parts of the city to a standstill, amid a deepening political crisis that shows little signs o...
17:56 2019-07-31

Hong Kong still has a future as China's middleman Hong Kong has long been a conduit between China and global business and finance. Now that unique status could be under threat from the gradual erosion of political freedoms....
06:56 2019-07-01

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 looming recession have pressured the Hong Kong dollar, and some investors are preparing for a ruptur...
18:56 2019-08-26

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-government protests....
18:42 2019-09-16

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 leading to more than 100 flight cancellations and major traffic disruptions...
08:28 2019-08-05

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 backing....
19:14 2019-06-27

Firebombs set off near 2 Hong Kong police stations HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong are investigating apparent firebomb attacks outside the police headquarters and a police station. Police say a man threw an ignited glass bottle toward a police vehicle Friday morning before fleeing in a car....
14:56 2019-06-07

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 investigation published Thursday, BuzzFeed News reported that western Pennsylvania company Nonlethal Technol...
03:00 2019-09-06

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong While the battle lines seem clearly drawn, views are often less absolute and loyalties not so predictable. On Australian campuses, this uncertainty is producing a deepening anxiety....
09:00 2019-09-16

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize their dissent — with protest tattoos. Artists in the city say they have been inundated with req...
05:14 2019-08-19

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 forms too critical a part of the country’s financial infrastructure,....
23:00 2019-09-11

Hong Kong says not trying to stop protests, just violence Hong Kong's embattled government, which has enacted colonial-era emergency powers, said on Thursday it would not take any further measures to counter violent protests and rejected rumors that mainland Chinese security forces were involved in the city...
17:14 2019-10-10

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....
06:28 2019-08-19

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 Hong Kong, Europe has warned against any further escalation....
00:42 2019-08-31

2 protesters charged in 1st use of Hong Kong’s new mask ban Two protesters have been charged with violating Hong Kong’s new ban on wearing masks at rallies, a move likely to add to a backlash that has thrown the semi-autonomous Chinese territory into deeper crisis...
08:14 2019-10-07

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? Don't count out China making a rash decision, says Alexander Görlach....
06:00 2019-08-22

More than 100 flights canceled as Hong Kong goes on strike People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong, in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Follow here for the latest....
05:42 2019-08-05

Hong Kong tollbooths vandalized during protests A small group of what appeared to be protesters on Sunday vandalized a toll station at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel in Kowloon in Hong Kong. (Aug. 26)        ...
00:14 2019-08-27

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 of protests that have bitten into the city’s tourism....
18:56 2019-08-08

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling 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 extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the borde...
15:28 2019-06-06

China is blaming the US for Hong Kong protests The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States of influencing the increasingly violent pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hong Kong for two months....
04:28 2019-08-01

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-style surveillance....
01:28 2019-08-01

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 demonstrations against an extradition bill to another problem they say the government has mismanaged....
10:28 2019-07-13

Hong Kong protesters tie up newspaper reporter A man seized by protesters at Hong Kong’s airport and tied to a luggage cart has been identified as a reporter for a mainland China newspaper, the publication’s editor-in-chief said. “Fu Guohao, reporter of GT website is being seized by demonstrators...
02:00 2019-08-14

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 for Taipei as it considers the future of relations with mainland China?...
19:14 2019-07-23

In Hong Kong, all trust gone between police and protesters Public trust in the Hong Kong’s 30,000-strong police force, once considered among the finest in Asia, has been catastrophically damaged in the storm of protest gripping the international business hub...
00:14 2019-10-13

Flash mob protesters arrested in Hong Kong Demonstrators have used cat-and-mouse tactics with riot police, diffusing into small groups to complicate policing efforts. But police have also responded with new methods — and more arrests....
14:14 2019-10-13

At Hong Kong Protests, Art That Imitates Life Instagram-ready works of art and graphic design — sometimes whimsical, mostly anonymous — are defining features of the city’s antigovernment demonstrations....
16:14 2019-10-11

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 future of the city they love....
12:56 2019-06-17

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 dissent in years....
14:42 2019-06-12

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 suspicion....
02:14 2019-08-12

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 continue to "resist and fight back" against Chinese encroachment....
03:56 2019-06-17

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 massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally....
19:28 2019-06-11

Hong Kong protesters march against 'totalitarianism' Hong Kongers have taken to the streets as part of a coordinated day of global protests aimed at casting a shadow over communist China's upcoming 70th birthday. Rallies were also held in Sydney and Taipei....
19:14 2019-09-29

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 ending a three-month stand off with the government....
11:14 2019-09-08

Hong Kong Airport Faces Second Day of Disruption Protesters swamped Hong Kong International Airport for a second straight day, blocking the gates to the security and immigration areas and snarling the busy transit hub. The airport suspended all check-in, and advised people not to go to the airport....
14:56 2019-08-13

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting: QuickTake 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 massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally....
12:42 2019-06-11

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 more heavy-handed, surveillance-first approach to law and order....
14:00 2019-09-10

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 temporary respite, says DW's Philipp Bilsky....
16:42 2019-06-15

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about public anger toward China's role in the city's affairs?...
17:56 2019-06-13

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she would ‘quit’ if she could HONG KONG – Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused “unforgivable havoc” by igniting the political crisis engulfing the city and would quit if she had a choice, according to an audio recording of remarks she made l...
06:28 2019-09-03

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 of thousands of other protesters who have been calling for democracy and government accountability ov...
06:28 2019-09-03

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters who oppose a contentious extradition bill. Wednesday's protests delayed a debate over the legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China. (June 12) &#...
13:00 2019-06-12

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 loyalties torn....
01:42 2019-09-10

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 in Hong Kong....
16:56 2019-06-11

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 against China’s growing reach can spur popularity—or trigger an angry backlash....
14:14 2019-07-17

Clashes in Hong Kong as day of protests begins Police broke up a scuffle Tuesday between Beijing supporters and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong on the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China. (Oct. 1)        ...
11:14 2019-10-01

Hong Kong protesters shut down airport One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's main terminal Monday.        ...
19:42 2019-08-12

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's "causing the trouble" in the city....
09:28 2019-08-14

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 the city for months -- including invoking a colonial-era law that grants her broad powers similar to ...
16:42 2019-08-30

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 are really about Hong Kong’s future, says Alexander Görlach....
10:01 2019-07-23

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 massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally....
03:28 2019-06-13

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 to take the extraordinary step of canceling......
21:28 2019-08-14

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 made a disconcerting proposal for disciplining Hong Kong’s young protesters. “Do we have canes at home? ...
04:00 2019-07-23

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

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 bill has been widely shared on social media platforms....
02:42 2019-06-20

Hong Kong Protesters Call for U.S. Support Tens of thousands of demonstrators called on the U.S. to protect human rights in Hong Kong, capping a weekend of smaller, heated protests that continued even after the government’s recent attempt at conciliation....
11:42 2019-09-08

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 suffer....
16:42 2019-07-19

For China's Xi, the Hong Kong Crisis Is Personal The Chinese president has long stressed Beijing’s authority over the onetime British colony, and his father was involved in its reintegration with China decades ago. Now, unrest there seems likely to mar China’s October celebration of the 70th annive...
01:14 2019-09-28

Q&A: Why hundreds of thousands protested in Hong Kong Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China....
13:42 2019-06-10

Factbox: What's next for Hong Kong's protest movement Global media coverage of petrol bombs, tear gas and street clashes in Hong Kong days before China wants to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China present Beijing with a major PR challenge....
03:28 2019-09-24

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 city’s political leader, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, suspended the controversial legislation. ...
14:14 2019-06-20

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 unrest is not a fundamental crisis. He says the future of Hong Kong lies in a "greater degree of integr...
04:56 2019-08-28

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 the busy transit hub. The airport suspended all check-in, and advised people not to go to the airport....
16:28 2019-08-13

Why Hong Kong's Currency Is Still Rock Solid The Hong Kong government decided to peg its currency to the dollar during a time of turmoil to restore confidence. The exchange-rate system put in place then should once again weather the turmoil the city is facing....
14:00 2019-09-20

Hong Kong Is Unique---China Needs It to Stay That Way Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems” has always been viewed with deep ambivalence in the ultra-capitalist city and Beijing alike, but maintaining the arrangement is paramount to the success of both....
13:14 2019-09-09

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 against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
23:00 2019-06-12

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 coming from mainland China....
05:42 2019-06-21

Hong Kong flash mob protesters arrested Demonstrators have used cat-and-mouse tactics with riot police, diffusing into small groups to complicate policing efforts. But police have also responded with new methods — and more arrests....
03:42 2019-10-14

Google's Area 120 made a free, drag-and-drop 3D game builder Google's in-house incubator, Area 120, has produced things like an app that teaches coding and tools to boost literacy. Now it wants to help gamers create their own 3D games, no experience necessary. Today, it launched Game Builder, a free platf...
22:56 2019-06-13

Every free NES game added to Nintendo Switch Online in July 2019 One of the biggest disappointments of E3 2019 was that it came and went without Nintendo announcing any plans to bolster the Nintendo Switch Online free classic games library with SNES or N64 games. It did not seem all that likely, but it stings none...
20:42 2019-07-10

Every free NES game added to Nintendo Switch Online in June 2019 The selection of free NES games for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers has fluctuated rather drastically over the months, but the three “classic” titles being added to the library in June are easily the least exciting we’ve seen sin...
23:14 2019-06-05

PS4 Free Game UPDATE: Download this PlayStation exclusive now before time runs out PS4 players can download and play one of the best new games coming to the console. But you need to be quick, this PlayStation store exclusive isn't available for that much longer....
10:56 2019-06-30

Everyone’s Tapping Into Their Horrible Side Thanks to the Consequence-Free Untitled Goose Game The goose is loose in the new Untitled Goose Game and it’s causing quite the stir on the internet. After Untitled Goose was unleashed for Nintendo Switch, Mac, and PC on Sept. 20, the game’s titular bird protagonist quickly became a viral...
22:00 2019-09-30

Every game of Women's Super League to be streamed live for free on new FA app The FA have announced that every game of this season's Women's Super League will be available to watch live for free on their new streaming platform....
15:00 2019-08-06

Google’s Game Builder lets you create 3D titles without coding — for free! On its blog today, Google talked up Game Builder, its sandbox for desktops that lets you create 3D games without having to write any code (though you can if you want to). It’s available now on Steam, for Mac and Windows, for free. There are other too...
12:42 2019-06-14

Call of Duty: Mobile debuts as free-to-play game on Android and iOS Activision and Tencent announced today that Call of Duty: Mobile is now available in most countries where Google Play and App Store are supported.Read More...
16:28 2019-10-01

Emilia Clarke shares emotional tribute to Daenerys Targaryen and 'magical' fans as 'Game of Thrones' comes to a close Helen Sloan/HBO "Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, said goodbye and thank you to the show and to "magical fans" in an emotional Instagram post. "Game of Thrones has shaped me as a woman, as an actor and as a human b...
14:32 2019-05-21

Warriors owner's wife says Beyonce fans made death threats over Game 3 moment in NBA Finals Nicole Curran, wife of Warriors owner Joseph Lacob, says Beyonce fans have been making death threats after perceived drama in Game 3 of NBA Finals.       ...
04:56 2019-06-08

Los Angeles Kings' Drew Doughty delivers explicit message to Calgary Flames fans after game-winner Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty gave an enthusiastic expletive message to Calgary Flames fans after he scored the game-winning goal during their matchup Tuesday....
22:00 2019-10-09

‘Game of Thrones’ and its creators score record-breaking Emmy nods despite fans hatred of final season “Game of Thrones” earned a record-breaking 32 Emmy nominations for its final season, including writing and directing nods for the series creators, despite fans maligning it as being poorly executed....
20:14 2019-07-16

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 this year, protesters again rallied in the streets Friday....
06:14 2019-09-07

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that hardens ideological tensions between the rival powers....
06:42 2019-08-15

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 crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a recording of her saying she would step down if she could...
14:56 2019-09-03

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 day as thousands of protesters staged another rally at the busy international travel hub.Tuesday’s ac...
15:14 2019-08-13

| 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 unlikely to halt the huge rallies or end clashes....
16:00 2019-09-05

| 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 Keqiang in Beijing....
21:00 2019-09-06

Hong Kong ‘Semi-Paralyzed’ as Marches Continue (HONG KONG) — With subway services shut down, the wearing of face masks criminalized at rallies and Hong Kong’s leader reaffirming her determination not to let rioters get the upper hand, anti-government protests that have shaken the city...
18:56 2019-10-05

Hong Kong protesters defy the mask ban – in pictures Masked protesters streamed onto the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend after the city’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, employed colonial-era emergency powers to outlaw face coverings at protests. Demonstrators defied the emergency regulation that c...
05:56 2019-10-07

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 accompanied the 13th week of protests against Chinese overreach in the city. “What charge is thi...
16:00 2019-09-01

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 the city changed hands in 1997....
00:00 2019-07-04

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 threaten the life and safety of the people....
10:14 2019-08-01

Hong Kong Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vandalized....
08:42 2019-07-04

Hong Kong faces more protests after night of violence Hundreds of protesters gathered in Hong Kong shopping malls on Monday demanding "freedom" ahead of expected new protests after overnight turmoil in the Asian financial hub brought a warning from the last British governor that people could be killed....
13:42 2019-10-07

Hong Kong protesters disperse one day after storming the legislature A day after angry protesters stormed and vandalized Hong Kong's legislature amid anger over a proposed extradition bill, the exterior of the building appeared calm on Tuesday....
05:14 2019-07-02

How China Can Recover Even If Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam Quits A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand the chief executive’s resignation -- and even establishment fig...
07:14 2019-06-18

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 situation in the former British colony continue....
23:28 2019-08-04

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 Beijing will not let the situation in the former British colony continue....
23:28 2019-08-04

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 government....
02:14 2019-07-04

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 travel hub....
16:00 2019-09-01

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 protesters filled the city’s streets, increasing public pressure on the government to eliminate the bill c...
13:56 2019-06-16

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 hundreds of thousands in the city. The protesters are vowing to stop a government plan to allow extraditi...
01:42 2019-06-13

| 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 controversial extradition bill....
14:42 2019-06-17

Freedoms make Hong Kong special, says UK's Hunt Britain said on Tuesday it would not compromise on its commitment to Hong Kong freedoms and cautioned China that repression was no way to solve the crisis in the former British colony....
15:14 2019-07-02

Blizzard is 'assessing the situation' after Hong Kong protest ban Blizzard is considering its options as fans around the globe react to its decision to ban Hearthstone esports player Ng Wai Chung, known professionally as Blitzchung, after he voiced support for the protests in Hong Kong during a live post-match inte...
23:42 2019-10-09

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 city's pro-democracy protests....
14:56 2019-08-29

China rotates new batch of troops into Hong Kong China's military has rotated a new batch of troops into Hong Kong describing the move as routine, state media said on Thursday, as protests against Beijing continue to rock the Asian financial hub....
07:56 2019-08-29

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-democracy protesters kick off a city-wide strike....
09:14 2019-08-05

| Pro-democracy push causes transport chaos in Hong Kong Peak-hour morning train travel and international flights in Hong Kong were thrown into chaos as pro-democracy protesters launched an attempted city-wide strike to ramp up pressure on the financial hub's embattled leaders....
16:14 2019-08-05

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 when Sally*, a domestic worker, was woken and told she needed to leave immediately. As she lay on the s...
11:56 2019-07-22

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 is in danger.        ...
06:28 2019-06-12

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.        ...
20:00 2019-08-13

The Latest: Hong Kong police say army deployment unlikely An official says Hong Kong’s police are fully supported by the government and there is no need to deploy China’s military to cope with increasingly violent anti-government protests...
13:28 2019-08-05

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 property. As the protesters entered the building, police initially retreated to avoid confrontation a...
00:14 2019-07-03

China warns UK over Hong Kong: 'No country has right to intervene' China has dismissed the UK's concerns over Hong Kong, warning "no country has the right to intervene" - and insisted the former British colony was none of its business....
00:14 2019-07-03

China Says Hong Kong Protests "Absolutely Intolerable" China reacted furiously on Monday to anti-government protesters vandalising the walls of its representative's office in Hong Kong and defacing the national emblem, branding their actions "absolutely......
14:28 2019-07-22

Clashes at Hong Kong airport after flights halted Police and protesters clashed at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday after flights were disrupted for a second day as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened....
22:28 2019-08-13

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 slowdown and escalating trade tensions with the U.S....
17:28 2019-06-17

UK's May urges China to respect autonomy in Hong Kong British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday China must respect the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong and that she had been in touch with China's government to raise concerns about the situation in the former British colony....
13:42 2019-07-03

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle of "one country, two systems" is in jeopardy, says Dang Yuan....
20:56 2019-06-16

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong, China will be able to work things out U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is sure China and Hong Kong will be able to work things out after mass protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial descended into chaos....
20:00 2019-06-12

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 her handling of a bill that would allow citizens to be sent to mainland China for trial....
21:42 2019-06-16

Hong Kong Protesters, Police Clash at Airport Police clashed with protesters at Hong Kong’s international airport late Tuesday, capping a second day of snarled travel plans with a bout of violence....
23:14 2019-08-13

'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 Kowloon, where we can meet in safety....
02:42 2019-09-07

British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the continuing protests in Hong Kong, a former British colony, in a meeting at her office with China's vice premier Hu Chunhua on Monday, her spokesman said....
22:14 2019-06-17

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters Police fired tear gas and used rubber bullets on protesters in Hong Kong, in an attempt to drive away thousands of demonstrators who had blocked roads and forced the closure of the city’s legislature before lawmakers could debate a controversial extr...
13:56 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Protests: Demonstrators Block Roads Thousands of people occupied roads around Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Wednesday, defiantly protesting a bill that would permit extradition to mainland China....
04:28 2019-06-12

China President Xi Jinping's balancing act over Hong Kong Hong Kong's summer of discontent has spilled over into fall, bringing with it tear gas, petrol bombs and widespread transport disruptions -- all the elements that have divided the city during four months of unrest....
07:42 2019-10-13

Hong Kong court rejects bid to suspend mask ban A Hong Kong judge has rejected a bid from the city's pro-democracy legislators to suspend the government's ban on wearing face masks at protests. Mass demonstrations have continued in defiance of the ban....
21:14 2019-10-06

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill was suspended and she apologized....
13:00 2019-06-17

Thousands on streets of Hong Kong rage against mask ban Peaceful protests in heavy rain descend into violence after police try to disperse crowdsThousands of people turned out in heavy rain across Hong Kong on Sunday to denounce a ban on face masks, brought in under sweeping colonial-era emergency powers ...
17:14 2019-10-06

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court says she was barred for hours from entering Hong Kong for unspecifie...
14:38 2019-05-21

China interrupts Hong Kong pop star Denise Ho at UN Chinese diplomats repeatedly interrupted a Hong Kong pop star and activist as she accused Beijing of "preventing our democracy at all costs" in a speech to the United Nations on Monday....
04:28 2019-07-09

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 in Hong Kong....
17:14 2019-08-23

Fitch Downgrades Hong Kong After Months of Protests Fitch Ratings downgraded Hong Kong, saying months of unrest were testing the city’s relationship with mainland China and had dented its reputation as a well-governed, stable place to do business....
11:00 2019-09-06

'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 noon on a muggy August day in Hong Kong. Patrick Wong*, 20, has just eaten a breakfast of instant noo...
14:00 2019-08-23

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at demonstrators Hong Kong police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who had gathered outside a police station in the residential area of Sham Shui Po in Kowloon....
16:56 2019-08-14

Hong Kong police use tear gas to try to disperse protests Hong Kong police used tear gas on Saturday to try to disperse anti-government protests on the eastern side of the Kowloon peninsula, across the harbor from Hong Kong island....
15:00 2019-08-24

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 elections....
18:14 2019-08-31

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 got to that point....
17:14 2019-08-14

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify Hong Kong Protests Protesters in gas masks flooding the streets of Hong Kong might hope U.S. President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure against the former British colony’s China-backed leadership. Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a prefe...
18:56 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 that would for the first time allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to China for trial....
06:28 2019-05-29

Violence Erupts in Hong Kong as Protesters Defy Ban Police fired blue dye from water cannons and volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters besieging Hong Kong’s government headquarters, as tens of thousands took to the streets in defiance of a ban on demonstrations....
22:42 2019-08-31

Merkel says peaceful solution needed for Hong Kong German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she discussed Hong Kong with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and that there needed to be a peaceful solution for the city....
09:28 2019-09-06

Hong Kong protesters ask for British help in pressuring China The Chinese-ruled territory has been rocked by weeks of sometimes violent pro-democracy protests, with demonstrators angry about what they see as creeping interference by Beijing in their city's affairs despite a promise of autonomy....
05:00 2019-09-15

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. Demonstrators waved the UK flag and sang in front of the UK Consulate....
09:56 2019-09-15

| 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 protester since the city was rocked by unprecedented demonstrations....
11:56 2019-07-06

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 widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades....
11:42 2019-06-15

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 a center for green finance....
14:38 2019-05-21

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-ruled city. The throngs, wearing black shirts and masks, waved American flags​, carried posters that re...
20:28 2019-09-08

Hearthstone player suspended over Hong Kong comment Blizzard Entertainment suspended Hong Kong-based Hearthstone player Chung "blitzchung" Ng Wai for his public support of pro-democracy protestors in the city during a postgame interview on Sunday....
20:56 2019-10-08

Lam says Hong Kong bill is ‘dead’ but unclear if demand met Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the effort to amend a highly contentious extradition bill is dead, but it isn’t clear if the legislation is being withdrawn as protesters have demanded...
08:42 2019-07-09

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 post read....
11:28 2019-08-14

Germany’s Merkel says Hong Kong’s rights should be protected Germany’s Merkel says in Beijing that the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents should be protected and a solution to the Chinese city’s political crisis can only be achieved through dialogue...
11:28 2019-09-06

The Latest: Analyst says pressure rising on Hong Kong’s Lam HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong extradition bill and protests (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A noted Hong Kong political analyst says the pressure on the territory’s chief executive to step down or back away from plans to push throug...
11:14 2019-06-14

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 servants supporting the demonstrations are taking a big risk....
22:14 2019-08-02

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.        ...
11:00 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 China to extradite people from the semi-autonomous territory....
16:28 2019-06-14

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 institution....
14:31 2019-05-21

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 travellers heading to Hong Kong have been told their electronic devices could be checked at the border wi...
10:14 2019-08-24

Hong Kong a priority for U.S. Senate Democrats, leader says Legislation addressing China's actions in Hong Kong will be among the top priorities pushed by U.S. Senate Democrats when Congress returns to work after a recess next week, their leader said on Thursday....
11:00 2019-09-06

Extradition bill 'is dead,' Hong Kong leader says Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that a controversial extradition bill which spurred weeks of protest "is dead" -- but stopped short of a formal withdrawal....
06:14 2019-07-09

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, saying it only took action "after repeated but futile warnings."...
03:28 2019-07-08

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 confidence in the Asian financial hub. ...
03:28 2019-06-14

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 having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his ar...
18:00 2019-06-14

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. For only the second time this summer, police rolled out a water cannon -- this time shooting a few j...
20:56 2019-08-31

| China tells US to stop trying to 'mess up' Hong Kong Beijing on Friday denounced what it called "violent interference" by US lawmakers critical of what they see as a worsening human rights environment in Hong Kong....
19:56 2019-06-14

'I'll take the blow for them': the volunteers protecting Hong Kong protesters Informal group including social workers, pastors, lawyers and medics have banded together to support demonstratorsLast Saturday, as Hong Kong braced for another weekend of youth-led mass pro-democracy protests, a group of middle-aged and elderly volu...
02:56 2019-09-14

Carrie Lam: China intervention in Hong Kong can't be ruled out Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said that she won't rule out intervention from Beijing to deal with protesters in Hong Kong. She stressed that she believes Hong Kong should 'find the solution' itself....
08:28 2019-10-08

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 that could see the Chinese internet giant raise billions of dollars from a large stock sale in the com...
14:42 2019-06-13

| 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 by a diplomat from Beijing....
14:56 2019-07-09

China Cries Foul Over NBA GM's Tweet About Hong Kong Chinese fans expressed outrage and online retailers raced to take down merchandise after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted support for demonstrators in Hong Kong....
19:14 2019-10-07

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 broader pro-democracy movement, with frequent violent clashes with riot police....
13:28 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 faced a media onslaught....
01:14 2019-08-14

NBA Events in China Disrupted Over Hong Kong Tweet A day before a scheduled tipoff of a Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers game in Shanghai, a crisis for the National Basketball Association appeared no closer to resolution....
15:42 2019-10-09

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....
19:56 2019-09-13

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing: source Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing, according to one source familiar with the matter....
09:42 2019-06-13

China to Britain: Keep your 'colonial' hands off Hong Kong China told Britain to keep its hands off Hong Kong on Wednesday while London called for Beijing to honor the agreements made when the city was handed over in 1997, escalating a diplomatic spat over the former British colony....
14:28 2019-07-04

The Latest: No debate set for Hong Kong bill after protests A Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no time has been set aside for debate on a highly controversial extradition law that has drawn large-scale protests...
06:42 2019-06-13

Hong Kong police clash with protesters at airport Chaotic scenes were reported outside Hong Kong's airport after police used pepper spray on protesters who blocked a police van. Flights at the airport have been cancelled due to ongoing pro-democracy protests....
00:56 2019-08-14

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....
13:42 2019-07-04

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....
12:00 2019-08-31

Hong Kong journalist hit by Molotov cocktail during protests A journalist covering demonstrations in Hong Kong was recovering Monday after being hit by a Molotov cocktail, which disturbing video shows left part of his head in flames. The man, on assignment for Hong Kong’s public broadcaster, is seen trying to ...
17:14 2019-10-07

Hong Kong Shaken After Long Weekend of Violence Hong Kong faces a major test Tuesday, as the city tries to return to its normal workday patterns after a long weekend of violence, shop closures, and transportation halts that in effect put a curfew on daily life....
17:14 2019-10-07

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 them....
11:56 2019-09-16

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 region        ...
17:28 2019-09-13

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 is producing a deepening anxiety....
11:56 2019-09-16

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 us....
16:28 2019-08-22

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WATCH NOW....
11:00 2019-06-13

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 violence, as pro-democracy protests showed no signs of stopping....
17:14 2019-08-22

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 a new bid to gain more freedoms from the Chinese government — but tensions flared later in the city ...
23:56 2019-09-15

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 Sunday, calling for support from Washington....
00:56 2019-09-09

What Denise Ho, Jackie Chan and Others 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 tolerance for political dissent....
19:28 2019-07-05

‘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 bullets in an attempt to quell demonstrations amid a spiraling political crisis. Opponents of a bill that w...
13:14 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. Police fired rubber bullets and beanbag rounds at the crowds, weapons that have not been widely used in...
13:14 2019-06-13

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 her description of the bill as “dead” as insufficient....
17:14 2019-07-09

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)        ...
20:14 2019-08-24

Hong Kong police arrest 20 as protests continue On Saturday police fired multiple tear gas rounds in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, the latest escalation after more than two months of protests....
06:28 2019-08-04

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 over....
19:28 2019-06-15

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 swings in cash demands likely played a bigger role in the move than political unrest in the city....
12:00 2019-06-13

China Says It Firmly Supports Hong Kong Leader Beijing on Tuesday threw its backing behind Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam after an audio recording emerged of her saying she wanted to quit over three months of unrest in the semi-autonomous city....
19:14 2019-09-03

NBA statements on Hong Kong tweet different in English and Chinese A statement posted in Chinese by the NBA on Weibo, China’s Twitter-like microblogging site, appeared different than the English version.       ...
03:42 2019-10-08

Hong Kong Protesters Clash With Police After Defying Ban In the most intense day of clashes since June, the police unleashed tear gas, pepper spray and blue dye against demonstrators who ignored warnings to stay home....
15:42 2019-08-31

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 that captured the city's state of flux....
08:14 2019-07-05

Hong Kong Protests Put Outspoken N.B.A. on Edge in China A tweet from the Houston Rockets general manager prompted backlash in China, making things uncomfortable for a league used to its players and representatives speaking out on politics....
02:00 2019-10-08

Hong Kong police say they were attacked by explosive device Hong Kong police say a homemade remote-controlled explosive device intended to “kill or to harm” police officers was detonated during violent protests across the territory on Sunday...
12:56 2019-10-14

Hong Kong Exchange considering options on LSE, to respond soon - source Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is considering its options and will respond later on Friday after the London Stock Exchange's emphatic rejection of its $39 billion takeover offer, a source close to the deal said....
17:00 2019-09-13

Explainer: Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling 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 extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the borde...
10:00 2019-06-06

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 the weekend. Chanting “free Hong Kong!” thousands of black-shirted pro-democracy activists...
13:00 2019-08-09

'Democracy now': Protesters stage sit-in at Hong Kong airport Demonstrators crowded the arrivals hall at Hong Kong airport on Friday, handing out anti-government leaflets and waving banners in a dozen languages in a bid to raise awareness among visitors ahead of weekend rallies planned across the city....
13:28 2019-08-09

'Each of us writes': Hong Kong's discontent fuels creative art Railings festooned with tear gas canisters and colorful postcards are artworks that protesters in Hong Kong have made from materials left over from recent demonstrations, hoping to spread their message in the Chinese-controlled territory....
13:28 2019-08-09

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-Harrison discusses covering the demonstrations and what could happen next. Plus: Angie Zelter on why sh...
20:01 2019-06-27

We have a 'revival' plan for Hong Kong tourism: TICHK Alice Chan of the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong says the council needs to wait for the "appropriate time to relaunch" Hong Kong's tourism industry. She also says she hopes the issues in the city will be resolved by the government rather t...
11:00 2019-10-02