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Hong Kong protests: Molotov cocktails thrown in metro station

Molotovs have been thrown inside Kowloon metro station, Hong Kong police say. The station was seriously damaged in the attack, they said, but no injuries were reported....

Hong Kong protests: Molotov cocktails thrown in metro station

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Hong Kong protesters bomb subway station with Molotov cocktails Thousands of pro-democracy protesters again took to the streets of Hong Kong Saturday, defying police warnings they were gathering illegally to express continued anger at what they believe is Beijing’s tightening grip on the city. While the march was...
00:42 2019-10-13

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas and water cannons at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside government office More violence has erupted in Hong Kong, with police firing tear gas and chemical-laced water after protesters lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the government headquarters....
15:28 2019-09-15

Hong Kong protests: Violence escalates as police hit protesters with batons in metro station Parts of the Hong Kong metro system ground to a halt after violence escalated between police and protesters as months of unrest in the former British territory continue....
00:28 2019-09-02

Materials used to make Molotov cocktails found in Hong Kong police raid Eight people have been arrested in Hong Kong, including the leader of a banned pro-independence party, for possession of offensive weapons and suspected bomb-making materials, as the city prepares for another weekend of anti-government demonstrations...
08:56 2019-08-02

Petrol bombs thrown in Hong Kong metro, no one injured - government Petrol bombs were thrown inside a Hong Kong metro station on Saturday but no one was injured, the government said, as pro-democracy protesters again took to the streets angry at what they believe is Beijing's tightening grip on the city....
13:42 2019-10-12

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

Petrol bombs thrown in Hong Kong metro, protesters defy face mask ban Petrol bombs were thrown inside a Hong Kong metro station on Saturday but no one was injured, the government said, as pro-democracy protesters again took to the streets angry at what they believe is Beijing's tightening grip on the city....
14:28 2019-10-12

Hong Kong Protesters Target Metro Station Again Amid Lantern Festival Hong Kong activists will combine pro-democracy protests with lantern celebrations marking the Mid-Autumn Festival this weekend after a brief lull in sometimes violent demonstrations which have rocked......
14:42 2019-09-12

Hong Kong metro stays shut after night of violent protests Hong Kong's metro system will stay shut on Saturday, the rail operator said, paralyzing transport in the Asian financial hub after a night of chaos in which police shot a teenage boy and pro-democracy protesters torched businesses and metro stations....
07:14 2019-10-05

Hong Kong shopping malls, metro close early as more protests planned Hong Kong protesters prepared for demonstrations around the city on Thursday as shopping malls said they would close early to avoid becoming targets and the city's metro, which has borne the brunt of the violent unrest, will close three hours early....
15:42 2019-10-10

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong metro stays shut after night of violent protests Hong Kong's metro system will stay shut on Saturday, the rail operator said, paralysing transport in the Asian financial hub after a night of chaos in which police shot a teenage boy and pro-democracy protesters torched businesses and metro stations....
05:14 2019-10-05

Hong Kong suspends metro system and closes banks after violent protests Carrie Lam’s ban on face masks provokes fury ahead of march on Sunday, although parts of the subway system were reopenedHong Kong’s metro system was suspended and many of its banks and shopping malls closed after a government decision to invoke sweep...
17:14 2019-10-06

Hong Kong metro system to remain shut as city reels from night of violent protests Hong Kong rail operator MTR Corp said all services would be suspended on Saturday due to "malicious vandalism" as violent protests erupted across the Chinese-ruled city hours after the government invoked emergency powers....
14:56 2019-10-05

Hong Kong cleans up after protests leave rail station vandalized ahead of Oct 1 anniversary The former British colony is on edge ahead of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic on Oct. 1, with authorities eager to avoid scenes that could embarrass the central government in Beijing....
07:28 2019-09-23

Hong Kong protests grow violent as masked assailants attack demonstrators, passengers at subway station Dozens of people were injured at a subway station in Hong Kong on Sunday when a mob of masked assailants attacked protesters and passengers in a dramatic escalation of violence amid ongoing protests in the Chinese territory....
20:56 2019-07-22

Molotov cocktail thrown into US Citizenship and Immigration office Woman, 35, arrested over attack in Oakland Park, FloridaNo one injured after fuse disconnects from bottle of gasolineA woman threw a lit Molotov cocktail into the lobby of a US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office in Oakland Park, Flor...
00:28 2019-09-01

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

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

Gasoline bombs thrown as thousands march in Hong Kong: police Protesters marching peacefully hit the rain-slickened streets of Hong Kong again in multiple locations on Saturday, defying police warnings that they were gathering illegally....
17:00 2019-10-12

Hong Kong metro partially open after weekend marked by arrests Scores of protesters were arrested and bussed away under the new emergency laws, which came into effect on Friday night, after some of the most violent clashes in four months of protests virtually shut the city down on Saturday....
08:42 2019-10-07

Hong Kong protesters attack metro stations after face mask ban – video Thousands of people swept into the streets of Hong Kong for a night of violent protests after the government activated sweeping colonial-era powers for the first time in over half a century, using them to ban face masks. After darkness fell, crowds s...
22:28 2019-10-04

Hong Kong protesters, police in chaotic clashes, as metro, shops targeted Hong Kong pro-democracy activists and riot police clashed in chaotic scenes around the city on Sunday with police in full riot gear chasing protesters through crowds of horrified lunchtime shoppers....
15:00 2019-10-13

Hong Kong's ban on masks at protests sparks night of violent protests Hong Kong woke to a city transformed Saturday, after protesters went on a rampage across the territory in reaction to the government's use of emergency powers to ban masks at demonstrations....
09:14 2019-10-05

Mob attacks demonstrators at Hong Kong train station Dozens were injured in Hong Kong early Monday after authorities said a mob of masked men used batons and bamboo rods to beat protesters at a train station....
17:14 2019-07-22

| WATCH: Clashes as Hong Kong protesters vandalise police station Hong Kong police have fired tear gas in confrontations with black-clad activists in a popular tourist district, as the Chinese-controlled territory was again rocked by anti-government protests....
16:42 2019-08-04

A shared train station symbolizes Hong Kong's fears about China A train station in the heart of Hong Kong could soon become a symbol of Hong Kongers' worst fears about China, after the detention of a UK consulate employee....
13:14 2019-08-22

Hong Kong protestors bomb subway station, vandalize property Some protesters in Hong Kong hurled several Molotov cocktails inside a subway station and vandalized property during demonstrations Saturday, local authorities said....
08:00 2019-10-13

Hong Kong Protesters Gather at Site of Subway Station Attack Thousands of protesters gathered outside a Hong Kong subway station where police beat people inside a train carriage last weekend, the first significant demonstration since the city’s leader began offering conciliatory measures earlier this week....
19:28 2019-09-06

Hong Kong riot police fire tear gas into subway station Dramatic video shows Hong Kong riot police firing tear gas and projectiles into a subway station during a violent crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators. The officers are seen launching the offensive Sunday night against the protesters inside the K...
00:28 2019-08-13

Mob Attack at Hong Kong Train Station Heightens Seething Tensions in City A group of club-wielding attackers apparently targeted people, including a pro-democracy lawmaker, who had participated in antigovernment protests, leaving dozens injured....
11:56 2019-07-22

China's arrest of Hong Kong man puts spotlight on shared rail station A train station in the heart of Hong Kong could soon become a symbol of Hong Kongers' worst fears about China, after the detention of a UK consulate employee....
14:00 2019-08-22

Hong Kong Protesters Trample Chinese Flag, Vandalize Subway Station (HONG KONG) — Protesters in Hong Kong trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized a subway station and set a fire across a wide street on Sunday, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn once again. The day’s action began peacefully, a...
05:00 2019-09-23

Hong Kong protesters trash subway station, stage mall rally Riot police were called after a small masked group vandalized ticket machines and smashed surveillance cameras. A planned airport takeover failed to materialize, but many stores shut when protesters rallied at a mall....
22:42 2019-09-22

Graphic video shows Hong Kong protesters viciously beat man in train station Chilling video emerged Monday of a man being viciously attacked by a group of demonstrators who stormed a subway station in Hong Kong after a peaceful protest turned ugly. In the footage captured by Hong Kong-based media outlet The Stand News, the ma...
21:56 2019-09-23

Hong Kong protesters gather in shopping district and vandalise rail station – video Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, in an area crowded with banks, jewellery shops and luxury shopping arcades, which became littered by graffiti, broken glass and bricks torn up from pathways. Protesters started street fi...
23:28 2019-09-08

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests turn violent again Police fire teargas at protesters after they deface a Chinese flag, set fires and vandalise a stationProtesters in Hong Kong trampled a Chinese flag, vandalised a subway station and set a fire across a wide street on Sunday as pro-democracy demonstra...
18:14 2019-09-22

| 148 arrested in Hong Kong during Monday's protests - police Hong Kong police say 148 people were arrested during running battles with protesters the day before, the largest daily toll since huge pro-democracy protests kicked off two months ago....
11:28 2019-08-07

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 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

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

Hong Kong's protests present a 'serious challenge': MTR chief Jacob Kam of MTR says the company respects the Hong Kong protesters' rights and freedom to express their views, but hopes they won't disrupt the freedom of travel for the others....
10:56 2019-08-09

Chinese gov't concerned for growing Hong Kong protests China's top political liaison to Hong Kong warned Wednesday the island territory faces its most serious threat since it returned to Beijing's control 22 years ago, over the outcry related to a proposed extradition bill....
10:56 2019-08-08

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

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 readies for more protests after night of clashes Hong Kong braces for another day of protest after a night of violent clashes in which the police used tear gas and 40mm rubber rounds against protesters who threw gasoline bombs toward them and set fires in streets...
08:28 2019-09-22

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 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

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

Investors keep their faith in Hong Kong markets despite protests As anti-government protesters fought pitched battles with police in Hong Kong streets last week, a group of bankers in another part of the city were busy taking in billions for the public float of the Asia unit of the world's largest brewer....
01:14 2019-10-03

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 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

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 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

'They will definitely take revenge': how China could respond to the Hong Kong protests Hong Kong has seen its biggest political crisis in decades, but Beijing cannot afford to let the dissent go unpunishedThe Communist Party has always been aware of the power of mass protests.Mao Zedong in 1930 famously used the traditional saying: “a ...
08:28 2019-06-30

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

Christian hymn becomes unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests HONG KONG — The Christian hymn “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord” has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong’s protests against an extradition bill that have drawn millions of people onto the streets. Protests around the world often develop their own...
22:14 2019-06-18

Hong Kong leader bans masks at protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Oct. 4, 2019 that her government would ban face masks in public in a bid to end the city's protests.        ...
20:28 2019-10-04

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

Protests Erupt Across Hong Kong, Overshadowing Xi’s Big Parade The contrast of National Day pageantry in Beijing versus anti-government mayhem in Hong Kong was almost certainly infuriating to President Xi Jinping....
19:42 2019-10-01

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests A march on Sunday in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong came one day after clashes broke out between police officers and protesters in a town near mainland China....
12:00 2019-07-14

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

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

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

How house prices are linked to Hong Kong's protests One of the big things behind the protests in Hong Kong is the "terrible affordability" of housing in the city, which is upsetting young people and the middle-income population, says Peter Churchouse of Portwood Capital....
09:56 2019-07-23

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 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

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

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and urging the Australian government to condemn the proposed new law....
10:56 2019-06-09

Hong Kong protests expand to oppose China, with no end near What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed and the role of the Chinese government in the city’s affairs...
03:28 2019-07-17

Fresh Hong Kong protests planned for Friday Calls for new demonstrations come as government fails to respond to a list of protester demandsHong Kong is braced for another round of demonstrations after the government failed to respond to a list of protester demands including an investigation in...
17:28 2019-06-20

China waiting out Hong Kong protests, but backlash may come China has dismissed Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters as clowns and criminals while bemoaning growing violence surrounding the monthslong demonstrations...
05:28 2019-08-10

Hong Kong's police describe their side of the protests On Thursday, more than two months into the worst unrest this city has seen in decades, senior police officers invited a group of journalists to the towering police headquarters in Hong Kong's Wan Chai district. In the first face-to-face background br...
14:42 2019-08-16

Joshua Wong: Hong Kong protests 'must continue' Campaigner Joshua Wong has used his trip to Germany to call for an end to police brutality and a broadening of democratic rights in Hong Kong. Talking to DW, he outlined his solution to the ongoing protests....
10:42 2019-09-11

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

After weekend of violence Hong Kong braces for more protests The increasingly violent protests since June have emerged as Hong Kong's most serious crisis in decades and become one of the biggest challenges to Chinese leader Xi Jinping since he took power in 2012....
09:42 2019-08-12

Hong Kong airport cancels flights due to protests A protest at the arrivals terminal of Hong Kong's airport has prompted authorities to cancel all flights for the remainder of the day. Protesters rallied against police brutality after another weekend of demonstrations....
14:42 2019-08-12

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

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

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong amid protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests and led to the temporary closure of its international airport. Here's what that means for visitors to one of Asia's most popular de...
17:28 2019-08-12

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

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

Here's how NYC real estate could benefit from Hong Kong protests Dolly Lenz, number one U.S. broker by dollar amount in sales, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how New York real estate could benefit from the ongoing conflict in Hong Kong....
21:00 2019-08-30

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off: QuickTake Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked the city for months -- including invoking a colonial-era law that grants her broad powers similar to ...
15:42 2019-08-30

The 2019 Hong Kong protests, explained in 30 seconds Chris McGrath/Getty Images Protests erupted in Hong Kong in June over a proposed extradition bill by which Hong Kong residents would be brought to mainland China to be tried. US companies, executives, and even cartoons have gotten involved in the pr...
16:42 2019-10-12

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

Hong Kong on alert for planned airport protests Hong Kong protesters have said they will disrupt transport to the city's airport following another night of demonstrations and clashes with police. City authorities responded by limiting access to airport transportation....
16:14 2019-09-07

Hong Kong protests continue, despite airport setback Hong Kong demonstrators marked an annual festival by gathering at local police stations to denounce the heavy-handed tactics officers used against protesters at the city's international airport over the weekend....
06:42 2019-08-15

Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the medium....
12:42 2019-08-16

School's Out for Prolonged Summer of Hong Kong Protests Government authorities had hoped that the unrest and upheaval of the past few months would recede after youthful protesters returned to school on Monday. Thousands of students proved them wrong by boycotting class....
14:42 2019-09-02

'They are fighting for nothing': the view on Hong Kong protests from Shenzhen Armed troops are barracked in a stadium in Shenzhen, where citizens seem to back themThere was an uneasy sense of calm on Sunday in Shenzhen, the Chinese city on the other side of the bay from Hong Kong where hundreds of troops from the People’s Arme...
05:14 2019-08-19

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

Twitter, Facebook Act Against Disinformation on Hong Kong Protests Twitter took down more than 900 accounts that it said were part of a Chinese government campaign to discredit protesters in Hong Kong by spreading misinformation....
03:56 2019-08-20

Hong Kong's leader warns US not to interfere in protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has warned the United States and other countries against interfering in the city's domestic affairs, two days after thousands of protesters gathered outside the US consulate to ask President Donald Trump to "liberate" the ...
14:00 2019-09-10

Hong Kong protests: Police in no mood for compromise now The Hong Kong police have been slammed by the protest groups for being too violent and then criticised from above for being too weak; in the last 24 hours they have clearly decided that they aren't going to be seen as weak anymore....
02:14 2019-08-12

'Mom Says Come Home': Hong Kong Protests Divide Families Public unrest over China’s authority is taking a personal toll, worrying parents of the young protesters who are propelling the opposition movement and causing turmoil between generations....
02:56 2019-09-03

Hong Kong latest: Officers fire tear gas and flood streets in riot gear at hundreds of protesters gather outside police station There were more scenes of chaos today in Hong Kong as police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who had gathered outside a police station in Kowloon....
17:42 2019-08-14

Hong Kong bans masks to quell escalating protests Hong Kong banned the wearing of masks in public on Friday as the embattled government attempts to quell escalating protests that have destabilized the semi-autonomous region....
13:28 2019-10-04

The Latest: Accountants march to support Hong Kong protests Accountants in Hong Kong have demonstrated in support of the city’s pro-democracy protests, becoming the latest profession to back the movement publicly...
10:28 2019-08-23

The Latest: Hong Kong leader bans masks at protests Hong Kong leader bans protesters from wearing masks to conceal their identities in a hardening of the government’s stance against the 4-month-old demonstrations...
09:56 2019-10-04

Protests Escalate As Hong Kong Marks Handover To China Anti-government protesters tried to ram their way into Hong Kong's parliament Monday, battling police armed with pepper spray, as the territory marked the anniversary of its handover to China....
12:14 2019-07-01

A Provocateur of the Hong Kong Protests Gains Growing Stature In a city roiled by political animus, Junius Ho, a pro-Beijing lawmaker, is gleefully fueling the divide by praising the police and demonizing the protesters....
17:42 2019-10-05

More Hong Kong protests planned ahead of G-20 Japan summit HONG KONG (AP) — Leaders of recent protests in Hong Kong say they plan more demonstrations for Wednesday, hoping to draw the attention of world leaders attending the Group of 20 summit. The leaders of the Civil Human Rights Front said they hope the w...
09:14 2019-06-24

China FM: Protests are Hong Kong's worst crisis since 1997 Hong Kong's ongoing protests are the city's biggest crisis in more than two decades of Chinese rule, a top Beijing official said Tuesday, following a weekend of violent clashes between protesters and police....
08:00 2019-08-28

Chinese-Canadian community divided over Hong Kong protests As many as 300,000 Canadians live in Hong Kong, according to the Asia Pacific Foundation, and more than 200,000 people living in Canada were born in Hong Kong....
18:56 2019-08-28

"Sing Hallelujah To The Lord" An Unlikely Anthem Of Hong Kong Protests The Christian hymn "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong's protests against an extradition bill that have drawn millions of people onto the streets....
12:56 2019-06-19

Mainland Chinese Sneak Into Hong Kong's Protests---to Support the Cause A cohort of mainland Chinese have joined the demonstrations in Hong Kong, taking extraordinary risks to support a society that offers freedoms unavailable back home....
21:28 2019-08-28

Hong Kong protests: group tries to storm government building Demonstrators surround legislature as city prepares for mass protestsHong Kong protests - live updatesPro-democracy protesters have attempted to storm the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, as the city prepares for major protests across the c...
15:42 2019-07-01

Hong Kong accountants join protests, but they're 'civilized and calm' Accountants in Hong Kong took to the streets on Friday to call for the government to accept five demands of the people, including the complete withdrawal of a now-suspended extradition bill....
11:14 2019-08-23

Hong Kong marks anniversary of Chinese rule with protests Police used batons and pepper spray on overnight protesters near the government complex. Inside the building, embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam led commemoration ceremonies....
06:56 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protests: police use water cannon on demonstrators Hundreds of thousands had braved rain to stage peaceful march in triad-linked districtHong Kong police have fired teargas and for the first time used a water cannon to disperse protesters as a weekend of violent clashes dashed hopes of a return to pe...
01:28 2019-08-26

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam calls for dialogue with citizens Leader says she hopes calm will now be restored, but protesters dismiss offer as trapHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has said she will “immediately” set up a platform for dialogue with citizens and tackle complaints against the police, afte...
13:56 2019-08-20

Hong Kong’s Lam bans masks in hardening stance on protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam banned protesters from wearing masks Friday in a hardening of the government's stance on the territory's most disruptive crisis since it reverted to Chinese rule in 1997....
15:00 2019-10-04

Hong Kong high schoolers rally as more protests planned High school students have thronged a square in downtown Hong Kong to rally for political reforms as residents gird for further anti-government protests...
11:14 2019-08-22

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

Rail Services Across Hong Kong Suspended After Violent Protests All train services in Hong Kong including the line to the airport were suspended on Saturday, the city's rail operator said, after violent clashes between police and pro-democracy protesters saw......
13:42 2019-10-05

All Hong Kong rail services suspended as protests erupt Shots have been fired as protesters continued their pro-democracy protests, seemingly galvanized by a ban on the wearing of face masks. Inner-city train lines have also been halted....
14:00 2019-10-05

Hong Kong leader: We are prepared to ‘stamp out’ violent protests Hong Kong’s chief executive said her government is prepared to use police to “stamp out” violent protests — two days after a weekend of tumultuous demonstrations led to the arrests of 86 people. “If violence continues, the onl...
20:14 2019-08-27

Alibaba is said to have postponed a Hong Kong listing amid protests Alibaba held a board meeting before its latest quarterly earnings release last week, during which the board decided to postpone the Hong Kong listing, Reuters reported....
09:28 2019-08-21

Activists target airport as Hong Kong braces for more protests Multiple protests are planned for Friday, including a march by accountants to government headquarters and a "Baltic Chain" event where protesters will join hands across different districts in the Chinese territory....
14:00 2019-08-23

Hong Kong prepares for more protests on anniversary of handover to China A protest march has been called for Monday, the third in three weeks, this one on the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China on July 1, 1997....
15:42 2019-06-30

U.N. calls for probe into violence related to Hong Kong protests The United Nations human rights chief called on Saturday for an independent probe into the violence during anti-government protests in Hong Kong, saying the injuries were alarming....
16:28 2019-10-05

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

Hong Kong Leader Makes Televised Apology After Protests Hong Kong’s embattled leader signaled that her government is unlikely to resurrect a proposed extradition law, which she suspended following mass protests, in an effort to quell the biggest public unrest in 22 years of Chinese rule....
15:42 2019-06-18

Beijing’s reaction to Hong Kong protests has been muted. Will that continue? After suppressing information about the protests earlier this week, China’s state-controlled media started reporting some details Thursday, although they distorted some facts....
16:42 2019-06-13

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the freedoms of a democracy except the right to choose their leaders. The city’s last British governor, ...
16:28 2019-06-13

Telegram hit by massive Chinese cyberattack during Hong Kong protests The app, which says it has 200 million users worldwide, has been widely used in Hong Kong to coordinate demonstrations against a controversial extradition bill....
14:56 2019-06-13

Hong Kong authorities shut government offices due to protests Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
07:00 2019-06-13

Fire and fear: Hong Kong lit by protests after dark – in pictures In a continuation of the waves of demonstrations and sometimes violent clashes between police and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong since 9 June, protesters have blocked the freeway leading to the city’s airport, and the operator of the express t...
19:42 2019-09-02

Hong Kong braces for protests as government shuts offices Hong Kong braced for another day of anti-government protests on Thursday after scenes of violence and chaos shook the normally peaceful global trade and finance center a day earlier....
03:42 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam denies she considered resigning Leader says she wants to remain in job, but doesn’t deny authenticity of leaked audio recording saying otherwise as arrests continueHong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam has said that she has never offered to step down, a day after an audio recordi...
08:28 2019-09-03

UPDATE 2-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....
15:14 2019-10-07

Top Website For Organizing Hong Kong Protests Hit With DDoS Attack LIHKG, one of the most important websites used to organize pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, has been hit with a DDoS attack that temporarily took the forum offline this past weekend. And while no one knows for sure who’s behind the attack, we can...
16:28 2019-09-03

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the first time, after chaotic protests by tens of thousands of people....
14:42 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam denies offering to resign Leader says she wants to remain in job, but doesn’t deny authenticity of leaked audio recording saying otherwise as arrests continueHong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam has said that she has never offered to step down, a day after an audio recordi...
20:56 2019-09-03

Hong Kong on brink of recession as protests and trade war take toll Business activity shows sharpest drop since global financial crisis amid increasingly bleak outlook for territoryHong Kong is on the verge of a recession as its private sector activity plunged to a decade-low in August amid an escalating trade war an...
11:56 2019-09-04

Hong Kong to Kill Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests In a major concession to protesters, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she would withdraw the China extradition bill that sparked a summer of unrest in the city....
20:14 2019-09-04

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the city’s leader vowed to push ahead with the bill despite hundreds of thousands of people marching again...
00:56 2019-06-11

Hong Kong Students Go Back to School, but Protests Won't Cool Officials in Hong Kong had hoped that antigovernment demonstrations would recede after youthful protesters returned to school. But thousands of students plan to prove them wrong by boycotting class....
12:42 2019-09-02

Timeline: Key dates for Hong Kong extradition bill and protests Millions of people have taken to the streets in the past three weeks to protest against a proposed extradition bill that has plunged Hong Kong into political crisis and triggered calls for embattled leader Carrie Lam to step down....
07:28 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activists and opposition lawmakers....
21:28 2019-06-13

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised to not back down, with Joshua Wong telling DW: "Now is the time."...
13:42 2019-06-18

Hong Kong's leader 'sincerely sorry' after record-breaking protests Hong Kong's leader has issued a rare public apology in the wake of repeated record-breaking protests that called for the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill with China that she introduced and championed....
11:28 2019-06-18

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The demonstrations persisted into early Tuesday but by midmorning most of the protesters had gone home. A ro...
08:00 2019-06-18

Why China Still Wins Even If Protests Oust Hong Kong’s Leader A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand the chief executive’s resignation -- and even establishment fig...
04:56 2019-06-18

Hong Kong protests show first dent in armour of Xi Jinping Crisis will provide ammunition for his elite enemies inside China’s Communist partyThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising against chief executive, Carrie Lam, and her campaign to tie the city more closely to China, will be th...
23:14 2019-06-17

Uncertainty looms as Hong Kong protests drag into a new week About 2,000 protesters gathered outside the Hong Kong legislature on Monday, demanding to speak directly to the city's top official Carrie Lam, as protests entered a second straight week....
14:42 2019-06-17

After Protests, Hong Kong Suspends Divisive Extradition Bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented......
19:28 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Suspends Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests Hong Kong’s leader suspended indefinitely an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial center, a backdown aimed at defusing unrest sparked by public fears that their rights are being eroded...
14:14 2019-06-15

Hong Kong protesters set fires in 13th weekend of protests Protesters in Hong Kong have thrown gasoline bombs at government headquarters and set fires in the street, while police fired tear gas and blue-colored water at them in the 13th consecutive weekend of anti-government and anti-police demonstrations...
18:42 2019-08-31

In Hong Kong’s Crackdown on Protests, Face Mask Ban May Be the Start The ban, punishable by up to a year in prison, was a measured approach. It avoided for now the more extreme options, like a curfew or running courthouses 24 hours a day....
22:28 2019-10-06

Hong Kong braces for airport protests after overnight unrest Hong Kong authorities are limiting airport transport services and controlling access to terminals as they brace for a second weekend of disruption following overnight demonstrations that turned violent...
06:14 2019-09-07

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent demonstrations drew international condemnation....
17:56 2019-06-14

Hong Kong protests to target airport after night of violence Hong Kong protesters plan to block one of the world's busiest airports on Saturday after a night of violence in which police used tear gas and rubber bullets to break up crowds, the latest clashes in 14 weeks of unrest in the Chinese-ruled city....
05:14 2019-09-07

Train to Hong Kong airport suspended after violent protests The operator of the express train to Hong Kong's airport has suspended service as pro-democracy protesters gathered there following a day of violent clashes with police....
13:42 2019-09-01

Hong Kong leader to press on with extradition bill despite protests Hong Kong's chief executive has promised to move forward with a controversial extradition bill that it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
06:42 2019-06-10

Hong Kong handover anniversary: march and protests – in pictures Frustration among opposition protesters in Hong Kong boiled over on Monday, with one group laying siege to the legislative council building and tens of thousands of others marching through the city to demand expanded democracy on the 22nd anniversary...
15:42 2019-07-01

China waits out Hong Kong protests, but backlash looms China’s international image has suffered from its mass incarceration of members of its Uighur Muslim minority and aggressive moves in the foreign policy sphere....
06:14 2019-08-10

Hong Kong protests descend into chaos during citywide strike Police fire teargas and rubber bullets in clashes with thousands of demonstratorsHong Kong protesters have clashed with police and fought off a group of men armed with poles as the city’s political unrest continues.A citywide strike accompanied by ra...
21:00 2019-08-05

Hong Kong hit by more violence as protests enter 10th week Police teargas and beat demonstrators during fierce clashes across cityHong Kong has once more descended into violence, with police firing teargas at protesters across the city as mass demonstrations calling for democracy entered their 10th consecuti...
21:56 2019-08-11

Hong Kong mops up after weekend of violence, braces for more protests Metro stations in Hong Kong resumed regular service on Monday and streets were being cleaned of debris as the city recovered from another night of violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police, with more protests planned this week....
04:14 2019-08-12

Hong Kong protests: police arrest more than 20 after violent clashes Tense standoffs follow peaceful march with police resorting to teargas and pepper spray on third consecutive day of mass protest Demonstrators in Hong Kong have clashed with riot police as the city entered its third consecutive day of mass protests.O...
09:28 2019-08-04

Hours after street chaos, more protests loom in Hong Kong Mere hours after one of Hong Kong's most iconic shopping districts was transformed into a tear gas-filled battleground, protesters are again preparing to take to the streets....
08:42 2019-08-04

Hong Kong’s Airport Is Shut Down Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters occupied Hong Kong’s airport on Monday, prompting officials to cancel thousands of flights, causing travel chaos. All departures from Hong Kong International Airport were canceled Monday, and arrivals fac...
15:14 2019-08-12

Top China envoy: US ‘fanning flames’ of Hong Kong protests China’s top diplomat is accusing the U.S. and other Western nations of “fanning the flames” of street protests in Hong Kong targeting Beijing and Hong Kong’s leadership...
07:56 2019-08-02

| Hong Kong protests: Flights suspended, tear gas fired All flights in and out of Hong Kong have been cancelled after thousands of pro-democracy protesters flooded the city's airport to denounce police violence....
00:56 2019-08-13

Protests Put Hong Kong on Collision Course with China’s Communist Party The grand political experiment to marry Beijing’s brand of authoritarianism with a bastion of civil liberties appears to be facing a moment of reckoning....
04:28 2019-08-13

Hong Kong's airport reopens after protests but more than 200 flights canceled Hong Kong's airport reopened on Tuesday but its administrator warned that flight movements would still be affected, after China said protests that have swept the city over the past two months had begun to show the "sprouts of terrorism"....
05:14 2019-08-13

Hong Kong airport slowly reopens after crippling protests Some flights started taking off again from Hong Kong’s airport, though more than 100 remained cancelled a day after pro-democracy protesters forced one of the world’s busiest transport hubs to shut down...
10:00 2019-08-13

Hong Kong airport cancels flights as protests continue Officials have canceled flights at Hong Kong's airport. The territory's leader says demonstrations could push Hong Kong "down a path of no return" and claimed that protesters had created "a state of panic and chaos."...
15:42 2019-08-13

China won’t turn Hong Kong’s protests into another Tiananmen Square. At least, not yet. Chinese President Xi Jinping and other high-ranking officials must wonder how long they’ll let Hong Kong’s young people continue to stand so defiantly against them....
11:00 2019-08-14

Hong Kong airport: Flights resume after violent protests Hong Kong airport has reopened after being shut down by two days of violent clashes between police and protesters. Airport authorities said they had obtained a judicial order to stop further protests....
11:56 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Tightens Airport Security After Days of Protests Authorities stepped up security to bar protesters from entering the airport, a day after violent clashes between police and pro-democracy demonstrators paralyzed one of the world’s busiest travel hubs....
17:14 2019-08-14

China’s National Day fireworks cancelled in Hong Kong due to protests The city issued a terse statement saying the show over its famed Victoria Harbour had been canceled “in view of the latest situation and having regard to public safety.”...
16:28 2019-09-18

Hong Kong descends into chaos as violent protests intensify After two months of demonstrations, Hong Kong ground to a halt Monday during a violence-filled general strike that saw protesters blocking trains during the morning rush hour and more than 200 flights getting canceled when ground workers walked off t...
23:56 2019-08-05

China Claims U.S. 'Black Hand' Is Behind Hong Kong Protests Beijing stepped up its accusations of U.S. involvement in fomenting protests in Hong Kong, as authorities and protesters in the restive Chinese city prepared for a critical tenth weekend of demonstrations....
18:00 2019-08-09

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam says priority is to stop violence City’s leader rules out political concessions as demonstrations continue with sit-in at airportThe Hong Kong leader, Carrie Lam, has said her priority is to “stop the violence” rather than make political concessions, as the city’s two- month-long pro...
18:00 2019-08-09

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says protests have hit business like a 'tsunami' Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Friday the business community was very worried about the long-term consequences of protests in the Asian financial hub....
14:00 2019-08-09

Hong Kong protests move forward despite police objections Another day of protests in Hong Kong has started with a rally of parents calling for greater protection for their children as ordinary people have increasingly become caught in skirmishes between anti-government demonstrators and police...
08:42 2019-08-10

Hong Kong protests are growing smaller, but more violent and ugly 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....
06:14 2019-09-16

More Hong Kong companies say business impacted by mass protests Conglomerate Swire Pacific became the latest major Hong Kong company to voice concern about the impact of protests in the city on business activity, saying they are having direct and indirect impact on demand on a number of its businesses....
13:42 2019-08-08

More Hong Kong protests planned as U.S. raises travel warning The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging increased caution by visitors to the Chinese territory in the face of what it described as civil unrest after months of sometimes violent street protests....
13:42 2019-08-08

Hong Kong airport sit-in continues in 10th weekend of protests Thousands of demonstrators on Saturday continued what is intended to be a peaceful three-day sit-in at Hong Kong's international airport -- the 10th straight weekend of protests across the financial hub....
13:56 2019-08-10

U.S. Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Due to ‘Confrontational’ Protests The U.S. raised its travel warning for Hong Kong on Wednesday, advising visitors to exercise increased caution if they plan to visit due to “civil unrest.” The State Department raised its advisory to a level two on a four-point scale, rep...
07:14 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protests are growing smaller but more violent and ugly 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....
06:42 2019-09-16

'China is in uncharted territory with Hong Kong protests': Ai Weiwei Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has told DW that Beijing could "crush" Hong Kong protesters anytime. The two sides have reached a deadlock in the conflict, he said....
22:14 2019-08-07

US, China Exchange War Of Words Over Pro-Democracy Protests In Hong Kong The United States and China have stepped up an increasingly harsh war of words over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing seeks to push its accusations that the mass demonstrations are being......
15:28 2019-08-10

| SEE | 100 days later: How Hong Kong activists sustain protests with creativity With Hong Kong shaken by 100 days of huge pro-democracy protests, activists have adopted a host of creative ways to fuel their movement away from the barricades....
16:42 2019-09-16

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in latest protests Tear gas has been fired by police at protesters in Hong Kong after anti-government marches took place in two areas where demonstrations had been banned....
19:56 2019-08-10

Protests, clashes and lack of trust: the new normal for Hong Kong One of the world’s busiest cities has grown unusually quiet as more and more people stay at homeIt was the third night in a row that Biyanca Chu’s neighbourhood, Wong Tai Sin, a working-class residential district in Hong Kong, had been taken over by ...
12:42 2019-08-11

Hong Kong women's tennis event postponed due to protests "Hong Kong\u0027s premier women\u0027s tennis event scheduled for October has been postponed due to the pro-democracy protests, organisers announced on Friday."...
13:14 2019-09-13

Carrie Lam Meets With Hong Kong Residents in Bid to Quell Protests Mrs. Lam met with 150 residents on Thursday inside a heavily guarded stadium. She said she wanted to heal divisions and hear “constructive suggestions.”...
14:00 2019-09-26

Hong Kong protests turn chaotic but avoid violence Protests turned chaotic Saturday but ultimately ended without violence, as Hong Kong's long summer of discontent continued to simmer for an 11th straight weekend....
19:14 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protests call for democracy, rally for China Pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrators have rallied in Hong Kong, highlighting the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Protesters are demanding the resignation of leader Carrie Lam....
21:14 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protests have sparked a new level of Chinese paranoia Up to 2 million people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong to protest in recent weeks. The immediate trigger was an “extradition agreement” that China had demanded the city’s usually complaisant Legislative Council to pass. The agreement would put...
20:28 2019-07-06

What Denise Ho, Jackie Chan and Other Celebrities Think About the Hong Kong Protests For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low tolerance for political dissent....
22:28 2019-07-05

More Protests Erupt in Hong Kong Over Student Shot by Police The shooting of an 18-year-old student set off a wave of recriminations in Hong Kong, as protesters vented fresh outrage against the police while others searched for ways to keep the violence from pushing the city into even more dangerous territory....
21:14 2019-10-02

China accuses UK of supporting violent Hong Kong protests Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism" and reminded the former colonial power of Hong Kong's status. Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt appeared to back down on previous comments....
18:42 2019-07-04

Hong Kong readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes....
12:14 2019-08-19

Hong Kong Police Make Wave of Arrests After Protests Hong Kong police have arrested and charged a dozen protesters suspected of involvement in antigovernment clashes, as authorities widen a manhunt for others who joined a rampage through the city’s legislature on Monday....
15:42 2019-07-04

UK's Hunt denies he supported violent protests in Hong Kong Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that he had not backed violent protests in Hong Kong after Chinese state media blamed interference by Western governments for unrest in the former British colony....
11:14 2019-07-04

Arrests in Hong Kong raise fears of more violent protests A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker is expressing fears that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people following protests earlier this week...
07:42 2019-07-04

Chinese pop stars back Beijing over Hong Kong protests Patriotic posts have been uploaded from some of the music industry's biggest stars in the region. They are seen as a show of support for China against the demonstrators in Hong Kong....
23:56 2019-08-19

China protests to Britain over Hunt's Hong Kong comments China protested to Britain over Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt's warning that Beijing should honor its commitments to protect freedoms in Hong Kong or face serious consequences, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday....
10:14 2019-07-03

Business fears for Hong Kong after protests turn violent Violent demonstrations Monday that saw protesters vandalize Hong Kong's main government complex have drawn a swift condemnation from business leaders worried about damage to the city's reputation....
08:56 2019-07-03

UK warns Hong Kong, China over anti-government protests Senior UK officials have said Hong Kong should not use protests as a "pretext for repression." The UK's foreign secretary said there would be "serious consequences" if China failed to respect the city's independence....
23:14 2019-07-02

Beijing says 'radical' Hong Kong protests are an 'undisguised challenge' The Chinese government has denounced Monday night's violent protests in Hong Kong as "radical," terming them an "undisguised challenge" to the city's system of governance....
16:00 2019-07-02

Protests Erupt Across Hong Kong, Overshadowing China’s Big Parade The contrast of National Day pageantry in Beijing versus anti-government mayhem in Hong Kong was almost certainly infuriating to President Xi Jinping....
20:28 2019-10-01

Hong Kong: three rallies mark 11th weekend of protests Demonstrators aim to show public support for movement remains strongThousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong, as they sought to show their movement still had public support even after two months of increasingly violent clashes.Prot...
18:28 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protests: Is the government losing control of law and order? After dozens of protesters were beaten by a mob at a train station, experts are warning that the escalating violence between opposing camps could become an ongoing threat to stability and the rule of law in Hong Kong....
17:14 2019-07-22

Alibaba delays Hong Kong listing due to protests: sources Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have shuttered the airport and captivated the world. The Chinese online retailer had been working toward a ...
12:42 2019-08-16

Fitch downgrades Hong Kong as city braces for more protests Global credit rating agency Fitch Ratings on Friday downgraded Hong Kong's long-term foreign currency issuer default rating to "AA" from "AA+" following months of unrest and protests in the Asian financial hub....
09:28 2019-09-06

The Latest: Clashes involving Hong Kong protests get violent Clashes involving Hong Kong’s protest movement escalated violently as police launch tear gas and subway riders were attacked by masked assailants who appeared to target pro-democracy demonstrators...
04:56 2019-07-22

Protests split Hong Kong entertainment world; many keep silent The anti-government protests that have roiled Hong Kong for four months have also split the city's influential entertainment community, with stars who weigh in doing so at the risk of alienating fans on either side of the often-bitter divide....
12:00 2019-09-28

Thousands Rally in Hong Kong to Commemorate 2014 Protests (HONG KONG) — Thousands of people gathered Saturday for a rally in downtown Hong Kong, belting out songs, speeches and slogans to mark the fifth anniversary of the 2014 protest movement that called for democratic reforms in the semiautonomous C...
22:28 2019-09-28

Hong Kong protests continue, expand to oppose China What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed — and the role of the Chinese government in the city’s affairs....
06:42 2019-07-17

Mid-Autumn Festival lantern protests to light up Hong Kong Hong Kong activists will combine anti-government protests with lantern celebrations marking the Mid-Autumn Festival this weekend after a brief lull in sometimes violent demonstrations which have rocked the Chinese-ruled city since June....
09:28 2019-09-12

Hong Kong police demand better protection ahead of more protests A Hong Kong police officers' union has urged police chiefs to better protect rank-and-file staff as the city braces for rolling protests in coming weeks over a controversial planned extradition treaty to mainland China....
10:56 2019-07-15

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involvement in protests against the city’s government....
21:56 2019-08-16

Hong Kong Demonstrators Broaden Agenda as Protests Spread Protests that began six weeks ago as a challenge to Beijing’s growing reach are broadening into a movement pursuing a range of political and social grievances, with demonstrations—and clashes with police—spreading to more parts of the city....
18:42 2019-07-14

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

Hong Kong protests approach border of mainland China Thousands protested in a mainland China border town Saturday against China traders, riding on the momentum of weeks of extradition bill protests in Hong Kong....
08:01 2019-07-14

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as tensions mount Members of China's paramilitary police practiced crowd control in a stadium near Hong Kong as the city prepared for a new wave of protests. Activists hope to regain their stride after violence at Hong Kong airport....
08:28 2019-08-17

Crowds Pack Hong Kong Streets for Another Weekend of Protests A peaceful rally led by teachers began a weekend of planned protests, days after demonstrators and the police were both criticized for escalating violence....
12:14 2019-08-17

Hong Kong to Invoke Emergency Powers to Tackle Protests Hong Kong’s cabinet will meet to invoke emergency powers to tackle spiraling protests, starting with a ban on masks that protesters use to protect themselves from tear gas or hide their identities....
18:00 2019-10-03

Hong Kong: arrest of 750 children during protests sparks outcry Hong Kong officials say a third of 2,379 protesters arrested during four months of protests are under 18Hong Kong officials have revealed that 750 of the protesters arrested during four months of unrest are children, sparking outrage in the city, as ...
09:28 2019-10-11

Hong Kong protests have 'given a bounce to Tsai Ing-wen' in Taiwan, says professor Ahead of Taiwan's presidential elections in January, President Tsai Ing-wen has seen a huge bump in voter support since the Hong Kong protests started more than four months ago....
08:56 2019-10-10

Hong Kong Imposes Ban With Jail Time for Wearing Masks at Protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam invoked emergency powers to impose a ban on people covering their faces at public gatherings, with punishment for offenders of up to one year in prison....
16:56 2019-10-04

U.S. lawmakers lash 'shameful' NBA response to Hong Kong protests tweet U.S. lawmakers joined a chorus of criticism of the National Basketball Association (NBA) after the organization distanced itself from a tweet by the manager of the Houston Rockets in support of the Hong Kong protests for democracy....
14:28 2019-10-07

Protests Are Coming To BlizzCon In The Wake Of Blizzard's Hong Kong Fiasco Multiple groups are in the process of organizing protests set to take place outside BlizzCon, the annual convention held by game developer Blizzard, in response to its suspension of a Hearthstone player for expressing support for Hong Kong during a l...
05:14 2019-10-12

Flights Are Still Being Canceled At Hong Kong’s Airport Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters continued their occupation of Hong Kong’s airport into Tuesday, in an act of civil disobedience that has caused hundreds of flights to be delayed or canceled, causing travel chaos. All departures from Hon...
16:56 2019-08-13

Hong Kong airport reopens after overnight clashes, mass protests Hong Kong's airport resumed operations on Wednesday, rescheduling hundreds of flights that had been disrupted over the past two days as protesters clashed with riot police in a deepening crisis in the Chinese-controlled city....
03:42 2019-08-14

What’s happening in Hong Kong? Scenes from the biggest protests in half a decade. Clashes in Hong Kong turn violent as protesters challenge a new extradition bill that would effectively apply China’s justice system to the people of Hong Kong...
22:42 2019-06-12

Alibaba and the $15 billion question: Amid Hong Kong's protests, when to list? Hong Kong's political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with sources saying China's biggest e-commerce company is now considering several timetables....
14:42 2019-08-16

Hong Kong protests: security tight at airport after night of violence Riot police posted at main entrances and only travellers with passports and boarding passes admittedHong Kong authorities implemented tight security measures in and around the airport after protesters planned to paralyse the travel hub following a ni...
10:56 2019-09-07

Hong Kong flight bookings drop 10% as protests continue, says Qantas CEO Flight bookings to Hong Kong have fallen 10%, hit by the unrest in the city, said Alan Joyce, the chief executive of Australian carrier Qantas Airways....
07:56 2019-08-22

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
01:42 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests fortify Taiwan, and the West, against China's expansion Mass protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s attempt to encroach on Hong Kong’s judicial system have fortified neighboring Taiwan and other U.S. allies, according to lawmakers and analysts....
21:42 2019-06-27

Ten dramatic images from the Hong Kong airport protests and clashes with police Protests at Hong Kong International Airport escalated for a second day, causing flights to be canceled at one of the busiest airports in the world.        ...
16:56 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Protests Explode on 70th Anniversary of Communist China China’s Communist Party celebrated its 70th anniversary on Tuesday. But while President Xi Jinping was overseeing a massive military parade in Tiananmen Square, huge protests continued in Hong Kong....
14:56 2019-10-02

China state media blames Hong Kong protests on 'lawlessness' Protests in Hong Kong over planned new extradition laws with China are "hammering" the city's reputation, with outbreaks of "lawlessness" undermining rule of law, Chinese state media said in editorials published on Thursday....
07:00 2019-06-13

Hong Kong leader seeks meeting with students after mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has asked to meet students in the Chinese-ruled city as she tries to fend off pressure from a month of protests over a proposed law that would allow extradition to mainland China....
10:00 2019-07-05

Hong Kong protests: China blames 'black hands' of US for unrest Foreign affairs ministry and state media accuse US of seeking to bring down the region Beijing has blamed political unrest in Hong Kong on “black hands” from the US, advising America to remember that “Hong Kong is China’s Hong Kong”.“We can see that ...
07:56 2019-07-24

Alibaba Postpones Hong Kong Listing as Protests Roil Markets The Chinese e-commerce giant delayed plans to sell potentially billions of dollars worth of shares in the market, which has fallen as tensions have worsened....
16:28 2019-08-22

Traffic flowing in heart of Hong Kong as rain curbs protests Traffic restored in the heart of Hong Kong day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial...
05:01 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Protests Force Companies to Choose: Their Employees or China Employers early on supported their workers’ desire to protest but have started to shift under pressure from Beijing. “Every company in Hong Kong is in a delicate situation.”...
03:56 2019-08-26

Crowds 'baying for blood' as violence mars Hong Kong protests Protests in Hong Kong have descended into violence once again - with demonstrators trampling on a Chinese flag, vandalising a train station and setting a fire across a street on Sunday....
16:14 2019-09-22

Will Hong Kong’s Democracy Protests Spread to Its Close Neighbor Macau? Huge screens live-streamed Beijing’s grandiose military parade, and colorful fireworks flashed above the city’s glitzy casinos, as Macau commemorated China’s National Day on Oct. 1. Not everyone, however, was in the mood to celebrat...
14:28 2019-10-07

Hong Kong airport cancels all departing flights for the second day amid protests It came after thousands of protesters took over the facility’s main terminal on Monday, leading to the cancellation of more than 200 flights.        ...
20:00 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Mops Up, Braces For Fresh Protests After National Day Violence Hong Kong awoke to widespread damage on Wednesday and calls for more protests following some of the most violent clashes in nearly four months of unrest, including the shooting of a teenage......
06:28 2019-10-02

Hong Kong protests kick off amid China army concerns Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong to demand expanded democratic rights and autonomy from mainland China. Some are worried that police might use violence to crack down on the march — or even bring in the military....
14:28 2019-08-03

Hong Kong's embattled leader denies offering to resign over protests Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam has insisted she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis – despite a leaked voice recording of her saying she would step down if she could....
14:56 2019-09-03

Heavy police presence in Hong Kong after threats of new airport protests Attempts by Hong Kong protesters to hold demonstrations at the city's international airport were stalled by a huge police presence around the global transport hub Saturday....
12:28 2019-09-07

Eight dramatic images from the Hong Kong airport protests and clashes with police Protests at Hong Kong International Airport escalated for a second day, causing flights to be canceled at one of the busiest airports in the world.        ...
20:28 2019-08-13

Frontline view: Making the case for violence in Hong Kong protests Pun sees himself as a peaceful, middle-class Hong Kong student. Yet since the beginning of June, he has been building barricades and throwing bricks at police, risking his own liberty to fight, as he sees it, for the city's freedoms....
03:14 2019-08-22

Extradition bill that prompted mass protests in Hong Kong is dead, Lam says The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s largest protest in more than a decade was declared dead on Tuesday by the former British colony’s embattled leader who called the process a “total failure.”...
09:14 2019-07-09

Rare Hong Kong train derailment injures at least 8 amid protests At least eight people were hurt in a derailment of a train owned by a Hong Kong company targeted by pro-democracy protesters earlier this month, according to reports....
08:56 2019-09-18

Trump To Raise Hong Kong Protests With Xi Jinping At G20: Mike Pompeo US President Donald Trump will discuss the mass protests in Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday....
17:56 2019-06-16

Not Discussed Resigning With China, Says Hong Kong Leader Amid Protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a voice recording of......
19:14 2019-09-03

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety and security.       ...
16:42 2019-08-16

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong while the city is being rocked by mass protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests. Here's what that means for visitors to one of Asia's most popular destinations....
08:56 2019-08-03

Asked about Hong Kong, U.N. calls for peaceful protests, restraint by security United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres always calls for protests to be peaceful and for security services to exercise restraint, a U.N. spokesman said when asked about anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong on Tuesday....
02:00 2019-10-02

Hong Kong leader uses colonial-era emergency law to ban wearing masks at protests Hong Kong's leader invoked rarely-used emergency powers to ban people from wearing face masks during public assemblies, a move that enraged thousands of protesters who marched through streets across the territory on Friday night....
20:28 2019-10-04

Hong Kong Open postponed indefinitely as pro-democracy protests continue A tennis tournament and a London musical are the latest events postponed in Hong Kong out of concerns over safety and disruptions from pro-democracy protests....
08:00 2019-09-14

Civil servants join Hong Kong protests as Beijing accuses US Hong Kong civil servants have joined anti-government street protests while China’s top diplomat accused the U.S. and other Western nations of “fanning the flames” of the demonstrations...
03:14 2019-08-03

Jackie Chan sparks outrage over comments on Hong Kong protests Chan, who was born in Hong Kong, broke his silence on the pro-democracy demonstrations and said he hoped the semi-autonomous territory “can return to peace soon.”...
15:28 2019-08-16

Street Battles Break Out After Hong Kong Bans Masks at Protests Street battles raged and the city’s subway operator suspended its entire network after Chief Executive Carrie Lam invoked emergency measures and banned people wearing masks in an effort to quell monthslong protests....
01:42 2019-10-05

China accuses Apple of aiding Hong Kong protests with tracking app Beijing's main state newspaper has said an app available for iPhones allows Hong Kongers to track the whereabouts of police. The paper has accused the app of promoting violence and "illegal acts."...
10:56 2019-10-09

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead after mass protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was dead, admitting that the government's work on the bill had been a "total failure"....
06:14 2019-07-09

Students in Hong Kong form human chains across city after protests The protesters' demands include the retraction of the word "riot" to describe demonstrations, the release of all those arrested and the right for Hong Kong people to choose their own leaders....
07:56 2019-09-09

Hong Kong Protests: Senior Official Urges Protesters to Disperse The police used pepper spray and water cannons against thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s streets and forced the Legislative Council to suspend debate on a contentious extradition bill....
08:56 2019-06-12

Expat Chinese Embrace Freedom---Marching Against Hong Kong Protests Hong Kong’s summer of political unrest is going global. In countries like the U.S., Canada, Australia and the U.K., the sometimes aggressive tactics of Chinese demonstrators rallying to support Beijing risk a backlash in the West and raises questions...
17:42 2019-08-22

Tense calm returns to Hong Kong after protests erupt into violence A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legislature in chaotic scenes to protest against an extradition bill in a direct challenge to Beijing....
07:56 2019-07-02

Australia Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Amid Protests Australia elevated its travel warning for Hong Kong overnight Tuesday, citing the increasingly unpredictable nature of protests in the Chinese enclave. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade amended its travel advice on the recommendation of con...
14:14 2019-08-07

Hong Kong protests: YouTube takes down 200 channels spreading disinformation Google-owned service says it discovered channels ‘behaved in a coordinated manner’ against pro-democracy protestsYouTube has disabled 210 channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kon...
14:00 2019-08-23

China lashes out at Western businesses as it tries to cut support for Hong Kong protests China has long been sensitive about its image at home, controlling what it allows Western businesses and its own citizens to say or do there. Now, however, with Hong Kong in its fourth month of street protests, China is increasingly imposing the same...
04:28 2019-10-09

Protests escalate as Hong Kong marks anniversary of handover to China Combative protesters and marchers oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.        ...
15:28 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Reopens After Weekend Of Clashes, Anti-Government Protests Hong Kong's businesses and metro stations reopened as usual on Monday after a chaotic Sunday when police fired water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters who blocked roads and threw......
19:00 2019-09-16

Hong Kong protests: Apple pulls tracking app after China criticism Creators of HKmap.Live accused Apple of ‘political decision to suppress freedom’ in Hong KongApple has pulled an app that tracked the movements of Hong Kong police through crowdsourced data, after it became the latest company to be put under pressure...
11:42 2019-10-10

Hong Kong’s undercover medics reveal hidden toll of protests An underground medical network is treating injured protesters in Hong Kong who fear arrest if they go to government hospitals, underscoring the level of fear and indicating the injury toll may be significantly higher...
06:00 2019-10-09

Hong Kong Tennis Open postponed amid ongoing protests The 2019 Hong Kong Tennis Open (HKTO) has been postponed after organizers claimed they would be unable to guarantee "a smooth running of the tournament" amid ongoing protests in the city....
14:28 2019-09-13

Hong Kong pushed to the 'brink of no return' as airport protests continue Passengers in Hong Kong were still experiencing disruptions Tuesday as ongoing pro-democracy protests at the world's eighth biggest airport look set to enter their fifth day....
14:56 2019-08-13

China Condemns Hong Kong Protests As "Undisguised Challenge" To Its Rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of......
18:28 2019-07-02

China Hardens Line on Hong Kong Protests, Hinting It Could Intervene China’s government signaled its fraying patience with protesters in Hong Kong after they stormed the city’s legislature, calling the violent turn a direct challenge to Beijing’s authority and suggesting it would have to be answered....
17:28 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protests descend into chaos in direct challenge to China Hong Kong protesters stormed the legislature on the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday in a direct challenge to Beijing, amid widespread anger over laws that would allow extraditions to China....
15:28 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protests may give Taiwan’s leader a boost vs China Recent anti-government protests in Hong Kong may give a lift to Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s campaign to resist pressure from Beijing for political unification and win a second term in next year’s elections...
05:56 2019-07-02

Apple bans app which tracks police movements in Hong Kong protests 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....
12:00 2019-10-03

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing's influence in the former British colony and undermine freedoms promised when China took control over the territory (all times local): 1:55 p.m...
10:56 2019-06-14

Hong Kong mask ban leads to weekend of violent and destructive protests Hong Kong is entering its fourth day of unprecedented subway closures after a weekend of destructive protests in the wake of new emergency legislation left the city reeling....
05:28 2019-10-07

China Backs Hong Kong Officials, but Leaves Protests for Them to Solve Officials in Beijing defended the Hong Kong government but failed to address demonstrators’ demands for more police accountability and greater democracy....
18:28 2019-07-31

Student Arrested During Hong Kong Protests Had a Butter Knife, University Says Classmates marched through campus and broke doors to protest the detention. His school said he had been carrying the implement to cut cake for a festival....
15:56 2019-09-16

Hong Kong Braces For Strike After Worst Violence Amid Protests Hong Kong braced for more disruption Monday with calls for a general strike and university students threatening a boycott of classes after a weekend featuring some of the worst violence in three......
02:00 2019-09-02

More Protests at Hong Kong Airport as City’s Leader Pleads for Calm Carrie Lam, the embattled leader of the Asian financial hub, said at a news conference that the “stability and well-being of seven million people are in jeopardy.”...
10:42 2019-08-13

Hong Kong: airport protests descend into violence – video report Mass protests at Hong Kong's international airport descended into chaos as riot police used pepper spray and batons in an attempt to disperse the thousands of demonstrators who had grounded flights for a second consecutive day. Hong Kong riot police ...
06:14 2019-08-15

Hong Kong protests met with tear gas; China frees UK mission staffer Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as China freed a British consulate worker whose detention had fueled tensions....
16:14 2019-08-24

Hong Kong leader bans masks in hardening stance on protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam banned protesters from wearing masks in a hardening of the government’s stance on the territory’s most disruptive crisis since it reverted to Chinese rule in 1997...
09:56 2019-10-04

Hong Kong businesses fear protests will push economy into recession Amid mass demonstrations and a trade war, financial observers say the city’s slowdown could deepenHong Kong is a free marketer’s dream. The tiny island has a GDP bigger than many industrialised countries, low tax and abundant cheap labour, and is a w...
05:42 2019-08-23

China hints at military options to quell Hong Kong protests China’s defense spokesman called the protests’ challenge to China’s rule over Hong Kong “intolerable,” and noted that the People’s Liberation Army garrison operates under a law that would mobilize troops to restore public order if requested by the Ho...
14:56 2019-07-24

Hong Kong Police Use Water Cannon for First Time Since Protests Began The police also fired rounds of tear gas at protesters, who threw bricks, as a weekend of violence followed nearly two weeks of relative calm and peaceful rallies....
14:56 2019-08-25

YouTube disables more than 200 channels for inauthentic activity around Hong Kong protests Google announced Thursday it had taken down 210 channels on YouTube after discovering they "behaved in a coordinated manner while uploading videos" related to the protests in Hong Kong, an effort that the tech giant linked to recent, Chinese-backed o...
02:28 2019-08-23

Hong Kong police storm subway with batons as protests rage Protesters in Hong Kong throw gasoline bombs at government headquarters and set fires in the street; police storm a subway car and hit passengers with batons and pepper spray...
04:56 2019-09-01

How Badly Will the Hong Kong Protests Shake Global Stock Markets? Unrest continues in Hong Kong. China’s paramilitary forces are massing near the border. What if there’s more violence? Or an authoritarian invasion? Or a peaceful resolution? Investors all over the world want to know how much impact the Hong Kong cha...
22:56 2019-08-22

Hong Kong digital banks launch may face delays due to protests Most of the eight newly licensed digital banks in Hong Kong, including joint ventures involving Standard Chartered and Bank of China Hong Kong, had aimed to begin operating before the end of 2019....
08:14 2019-09-17

Amnesty calls on Hong Kong to investigate police action in protests Amnesty International on Tuesday urged the Hong Kong government to investigate police use of force during nearly four months of protests, and to encourage Beijing to safeguard protesters' right to peaceful assembly....
04:14 2019-09-24

Hong Kong Protests Resume After Carrie Lam Offers Olive Branch The protests on Friday were an early test of public reaction to Mrs. Lam’s four-point plan to ease the tensions that have plunged Hong Kong into crisis....
21:28 2019-09-06

YouTube takes action on campaigns targeting Hong Kong protests The move follows similar action by Twitter and Facebook, which said China was behind the campaigns. Google, YouTube's parent company, said VPNs and other methods were used to disguise the origin of the accounts....
05:42 2019-08-23

Flight disruptions continue as Hong Kong airport protests enter fifth day Passengers in Hong Kong were still experiencing disruptions Tuesday as ongoing pro-democracy protests at the world's eighth biggest airport look set to enter their fifth day....
03:00 2019-08-13

United States issues travel advisory over Hong Kong protests The United States has become the latest country to issue a travel warning over Hong Kong's ongoing protests, which have at times turned violent and seen parts of the city brought to a standstill....
18:28 2019-08-08

Violence spreads as Hong Kong protests enter 16th week There were more scenes of violence and destruction across Hong Kong over the weekend as protesters targeted subway stations and shopping malls in an apparent escalation as the city enters its sixteenth consecutive week of unrest....
09:00 2019-09-23

Macau's casinos count cost of Hong Kong's escalating protests Growing protests in the Asian financial center of Hong Kong are weighing on the neighboring Chinese territory of Macau as some visitors steer clear of the world's biggest gambling hub, worried over transport disruptions and safety concerns....
13:42 2019-08-08

Hong Kong airport halts check-ins as U.N. urges restraint over protests Flights leaving Hong Kong were disrupted for a second day on Tuesday, plunging the former British colony deeper into turmoil as its stockmarket fell to a seven-month low, and its leader said it had been pushed into a state of "panic and chaos"....
15:14 2019-08-13

Hong Kong may pause controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong's leader is expected to make an announcement Saturday on the future of a controversial China extradition bill, in an apparent bid to quell further unrest and mass demonstrations throughout the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
07:28 2019-06-15

China Urges U.S. to Remove ‘Black Hand’ From Hong Kong Protests China said the U.S. should remove its “black hand” from Hong Kong’s protests, in some of its most pointed criticism yet against what it says is American interference in the city’s affairs. There are “signs of foreign for...
16:56 2019-07-24

Google Disables 210 YouTube Channels That Targeted Hong Kong Protests Google on Thursday said it disabled a series of YouTube channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
10:28 2019-08-23

More protests planned in Hong Kong as U.S., Australia raise travel warnings The began with opposition to a now-suspended extradition law and have evolved into a direct challenge to the city's government and calls for full democracy....
18:00 2019-08-08

A battle for the soul of the city: why violence has spiralled in the Hong Kong protests Escalating brutality has been central to the long standoff between the city’s authorities and its peopleWhen Hong Kong’s summer of protests began in June, the city was so shocked by police unleashing 150 canisters of tear gas and using their batons, ...
21:14 2019-10-06

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the streets again....
14:28 2019-06-13

Officials concerned that arrests in Hong Kong could aggravate violent protests A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker expressed fears Thursday that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people following protests earlier this week....
16:28 2019-07-04

Airport sit-in as Hong Kong protesters kick off latest round of protests Hundreds of pro-democracy demonstrators have kicked off three days of rallies at Hong Kong's airport in the hopes of winning international support from arriving passengers....
02:14 2019-08-10

Hong Kong's ban on masks at demonstrations sparks night of violent protests Hong Kong woke to a city transformed Saturday, after protesters went on a rampage across the territory in reaction to the government's use of emergency powers to ban masks at demonstrations....
03:14 2019-10-06

China’s garrison in Hong Kong closely watches as protests churn on After months of protests in the semiautonomous territory calling for greater political freedoms, the mainland’s military presence came under renewed focus on Thursday....
09:42 2019-08-30

Cathay Pacific Suspends Pilot Arrested In Hong Kong Protests Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Saturday it had suspended a pilot arrested during anti-government protests in Hong Kong and that "overly radical" staff would be barred from......
18:42 2019-08-10

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong after mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not offer her resignation as demonstrators had demanded....
01:14 2019-06-19

Hong Kong Protests Drag Nike, Other Global Companies Into Upheaval 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 a backlash....
17:56 2019-07-17

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

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam refuses to rule out asking China for help to quell protests Leader feels city authorities can handle situation but says no option can be ruled out Hong Kong’s leader has said she would not rule out asking for Chinese government help in putting down the long-running protests “if the situation becomes so bad”, ...
13:42 2019-10-08

Hong Kong protests show no sign of slowing as 1.7 million rally The organizers of a rally on Sunday afternoon in Hong Kong's Victoria Park claimed that at least 1.7 million protesters turned out in a massive show of force against government leaders and the police....
20:00 2019-08-18

Hong Kong readies for more protests as Trump and others seek peaceful resolution Hong Kong braced on Thursday for more mass demonstrations through the weekend, with the weeks-long crisis escalating after pro-democracy protests forced the cancellation of nearly 1,000 flights this week and world leaders urging calm....
07:28 2019-08-15

Hong Kong teachers rally in thunderstorm at start of weekend of protests Several thousand Hong Kong school teachers and supporters braved thunderstorms on Saturday to start a weekend of anti-government protests, despite fears that police could adopt tougher tactics to drive activists off the streets....
11:00 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protests: airport security tightened after night of violence Riot police at entrances and only travellers with passports and boarding passes admittedFresh protests broke out in several areas of Hong Kong on Saturday as tightened security measures were imposed at the airport in a bid to foil protesters’ plans t...
16:14 2019-09-07

Flights Resume at Hong Kong Airport After a Violent Night of Protests Flights at Hong Kong International Airport mostly resumed on Wednesday morning, after violent clashes broke out between demonstrators and police on Tuesday night. “We are trying to clear the backlog of passengers through flight rescheduling,...
08:14 2019-08-14

Apple removes police-tracking app used in Hong Kong protests from its app store The tech giant said the app violated its rules because it was used to ambush police and by criminals who used it to victimize residents in areas with no law enforcement....
07:42 2019-10-10

After months of protests, Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam has finally fully withdrawn a controversial bill that allowed extradition to mainland China and sparked three months of dramatic protests in the financial hub....
13:28 2019-09-04

China Accused Of Using Twitter, Facebook To Undermine Hong Kong Protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
02:42 2019-08-20

Hong Kong Leader Faces Growing Pressure to Resign After Protests Pressure mounted on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam as protesters called for her to step down and members of her cabinet urged her to personally respond, a day after a mass rally triggered by her handling of a contentious extradition bill....
17:28 2019-06-17

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong following mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not offer her resign as demonstrators had demanded....
15:42 2019-06-18

Twitter Shuts Down 200,000 Chinese Accounts Targeting Hong Kong Protests WASHINGTON — Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong. The company also said it will ban ads from state-bac...
02:14 2019-08-20

Hong Kong Police Arrest Activists Ahead of Weekend Protests Police arrested prominent opposition activists, including leading pro-democracy campaigner Joshua Wong, as authorities cracked down on dissent ahead of an anticipated 13th weekend of protests....
12:56 2019-08-30

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam vows to use 'stern law enforcement' to stamp out protests Leader refuses to resign and backs police handling of protests despite widespread claims of brutalityHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has vowed to use “stern law enforcement” to stamp out violent protests, a day after she made a dramatic ann...
09:28 2019-09-05

Hong Kong's 'be water' protests leave China casting about for an enemy Beijing’s worldview cannot conceive of a leaderless movement: there have to be saboteurs behind itOn Friday morning, as Hong Kong woke up, the news came in as thick as the incessant rain: Andy Chan Ho-tin, the head of the outlawed Hong Kong National ...
10:28 2019-08-30

‘Whenever There’s Trouble He Rushes There.’ Meet Legislator Roy Kwong, the God of Hong Kong Protests In a narrow office, just across the bay from mainland China, sits the God of Hong Kong Protests. Roy Kwong, a social worker turned politician, is fielding back-to-back interviews while writing a column about the police response to discontent flaring ...
14:14 2019-07-19

More mass protests planned in Hong Kong after peaceful weekend of rallies Hong Kong is gearing up for more protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes....
04:00 2019-08-19

Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill that sparked protests The bill sparked massive protests that have become increasingly violent and caused the airport to shut down earlier this month.        ...
21:56 2019-09-04

Hong Kong justice secretary due in Beijing on Wednesday amid protests Hong Kong's secretary for justice, Teresa Cheng, will travel to Beijing on Wednesday, the city government said, as protests in the Asian financial center against an extradition bill she had supported showed no sign of easing....
12:00 2019-07-16

Hong Kong 'one step closer to terrorism' ahead of national day protests Hong Kong police have warned the city has taken "one step closer to terrorism" as the city braces itself for violent protests on China's national day....
01:14 2019-10-01

Hong Kong police make 'largest ever' seizure of explosives on eve of protests Police in Hong Kong have seized what is thought to be the largest ever cachet of high-powered explosives uncovered in the city, in a raid Friday night on a suspected bomb-making factory....
11:56 2019-07-20

More Protests In Hong Kong As Lawmakers Seek To Overturn Face Mask Ban The majority of Hong Kong's subway stations remained closed Sunday as the city braced for more protests with pro-democracy activists vowing to hit the streets and opposition lawmakers trying to......
10:28 2019-10-06

US briefing: Kushner company, Hong Kong protests and US-Mexico deal Monday’s top story: Firm part-owned by president’s son-in-law received $90m from offshore investors. Plus, San Francisco’s fog is an Instagram hitSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essenti...
14:28 2019-06-10

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong arrested in crackdown on protests Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested on Friday on suspicion of organizing illegal protests as authorities clampdown on a wave of unrest that has plunged the city into its biggest political crisis in more than two decades....
10:00 2019-08-30

Hong Kong protests: Joshua Wong and other pro-democracy figures arrested Activist Agnes Chow held by police as Andy Chan, head of a now banned pro-independence party, is also detainedThree prominent pro-democracy figures have been arrested in Hong Kong in an apparent crackdown amid protests that have plunged the city into...
10:28 2019-08-30

Dueling protests rattle Hong Kong in 10th week of unrest Dueling protests Saturday marked the 10th week of unrest in Hong Kong, with marchers passing shops shuttered as worries grow that police will crack down on activists in the streets. Pro-democracy demonstrators again marched demanding the resignation ...
19:14 2019-08-17

Burberry could take a $122 million hit on sales because of the Hong Kong protests, analysts warn ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images Analysts say that Burberry could take a £100 million ($122.4 million) hit to its sales in Hong Kong this year because of ongoing violent protests in the city. In a note to clients on Tuesday, a group of Jeffrie...
15:14 2019-10-09

Fights break out at Hong Kong mall amid counter protests The situation turned chaotic as groups of people traded blows and some used umbrellas to hit their opponents. Police later moved in to defuse the situation, with several people detained....
16:56 2019-09-14

Conflict Breaks Out in Hong Kong Mall Amid Counter Protests (HONG KONG) — Skirmishes broke out Saturday at a shopping mall in Hong Kong between supporters of the ongoing protests for democratic reforms in the semiautonomous Chinese territory and people backing the central government in Beijing. Hundreds...
18:00 2019-09-14

Burberry could take a $123 million hit on sales because of the Hong Kong protests, analysts warn ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images Analysts say that Burberry could take a £100 million ($123 million) hit to its sales in Hong Kong this year because of ongoing violent protests in the city. In a note to clients on Tuesday, a group of Jeffries ...
14:28 2019-10-09

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as marchers set to defy police ban Hong Kong protesters readied to take to the streets again on Sunday, defying a police ban on marches in the Chinese-controlled territory and continuing a restive weekend of demonstrations which saw police fire teargas overnight....
08:42 2019-08-11

China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests China doubled down on its support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday after days of protests in the Chinese-ruled city over a planned extradition bill, and a source close to Lam said Beijing was unlikely to let her go even if she tried to resig...
16:00 2019-06-17

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests HONG KONG — Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Hong Kong media reported Saturday that police also found banners against the extraditio...
15:28 2019-07-20

Hong Kong Protests Called Off Today To Mark 9/11 Attacks Anniversary Hong Kong activists called off protests on Wednesday in remembrance of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States and denounced a Chinese state newspaper report that they were planning......
11:28 2019-09-11

Hong Kong protests turn to violent clashes in multiple towns Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters on Saturday after pro-China groups pulled down some of the "Lennon Walls" of anti-government messages posted in the Chinese-ruled city in more than three months of unrest....
19:14 2019-09-21

Tiffany says sales could miss estimates if Hong Kong protests continue Tiffany & Co warned on Wednesday of the impact the ongoing protests in Hong Kong are having on the company's sales, and said any deterioration in the situation may result in the jeweler's full-year sales coming in below its own forecasts....
16:00 2019-08-28

Mooncakes, hymns and post-it notes: the color of Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong's protests have drawn millions of people to the city's streets in recent months and thrown the former British colony into its biggest political crisis since it was returned to China in 1997....
11:28 2019-07-18

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam rejects claims she has lost control Territory’s leader condemns violence, rejects protesters’ demands and vows to ‘restore law and order’Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has condemned renewed violent protests that erupted over the weekend but insisted that she would not give i...
13:56 2019-08-27

China Intervention Not Needed: Hong Kong Police On Pro-Democracy Protests Hong Kong's police are confident they have the resources to continue battling pro-democracy protesters, even if violence escalates further, pouring cold water on concerns that the authoritarian......
21:56 2019-08-16

Protests disrupt Hong Kong work day as leader vows to remain Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam maintained that she has no plans to resign as protesters filled public parks and squares in several districts in a general strike...
13:28 2019-08-05

Hong Kong pupils petition against extradition bill as protests build Thousands of Hong Kong secondary school students are expected to boost numbers at a large rally being planned for Sunday to block sweeping legal changes that would allow fugitives captured in the city to be sent mainland China for trial....
22:14 2019-06-04

Living With Hong Kong Protests: Tips on Tear Gas, Tracking Children More than two months of marches, demonstrations and sit-ins in one of Asia’s most densely populated cities are forcing everyday people to change their routines and develop contingency plans....
12:42 2019-08-17

US briefing: impeachment inquiry, Hong Kong protests and Irish border Tuesday’s top story: Trump scandal widens to reveal roles for Barr and Pompeo. Plus: why are so many black children being shot dead in one US city?Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essent...
20:28 2019-10-01

"Cease Anger With Love": Hong Kong Tycoon's Message On Protests Hong Kong's richest man, Li Ka-shing, urged people to "love China, love Hong Kong and love yourself" on Friday in a bid to calm the city's escalating crisis as pop concerts and public events were......
21:56 2019-08-16

Hong Kong On Brink Of Recession As Trade War, Political Protests Escalate Hong Kong is on the verge of its first recession in a decade as increasingly violent anti-government protests scare off tourists and bite into retail sales in one of the world's most popular shopping......
20:14 2019-08-16

Protests Erupt in Hong Kong, Overshadowing China’s National Day Parade The contrast of National Day pageantry in Beijing versus anti-government mayhem in Hong Kong was almost certainly infuriating to President Xi Jinping....
22:28 2019-10-01

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray to break up protests Hong Kong police fired pepper spray on Sunday to break up protesters in the Causeway Bay shopping district ahead of a series of planned anti-government demonstrations two days before China's National Day....
11:42 2019-09-29

Hong Kong protests bring chaos to city's shopping districts Police use teargas and rubber bullets as activists hurl bricks and molotov cocktailsSome of Hong Kong’s busiest shopping districts have descended into chaos after police used teargas, rubber bullets, pepper spray and water cannon against protesters.A...
19:14 2019-09-29

Wave of arrests in new push by Hong Kong police to thwart protests Former student leaders among dozens detained in move critics say is attempt to deter protesters from planned rallyHong Kong police have launched a wave of arrests against prominent democracy activists and protesters, marking a new phase in government...
00:14 2019-08-31

Violence Grips Hong Kong Protests Ahead of China’s National Day HONG KONG — Protesters and police clashed in Hong Kong for a second straight day on Sunday, throwing the city’s business and shopping belt into chaos and sparking fears of more ugly scenes leading up to China’s National Day this wee...
17:42 2019-09-29

Hong Kong police stop airport protests, but rallies continue Police have thwarted pro-democracy protests at Hong Kong's airport. Instead, activists rallied at subway stations across the semiautonomous city-state as months of unrest show no signs of abating....
03:42 2019-09-08

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as city is again roiled by protests Hong Kong police fired multiple tear gas rounds on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, as the Chinese-controlled territory was again rocked by anti-government protests....
22:00 2019-08-03

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after clashes, mass protests Hong Kong's airport resumed operations on Wednesday, rescheduling hundreds of flights that had been disrupted over the past two days as protesters clashed with riot police in a deepening crisis in the Chinese-controlled city....
04:00 2019-08-14

Man shot with live round in major escalation of Hong Kong protests A man was shot with a live round as violent protests erupted across Hong Kong on the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China on Tuesday, in one of the most chaotic days of almost four months of political unrest....
17:42 2019-10-01

Flights canceled, roads blocked as Hong Kong protests escalate 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....
17:42 2019-08-05

Hong Kong Spirals Deeper into Crisis as Protests Break Out for the Third Consecutive Day Anti-communist crowds marched through Hong Kong’s downtown areas Sunday to decry alleged police brutality and press their demands for political freedom. Many wore masks in open defiance of a government ban on facial coverings meant as a deterre...
09:14 2019-10-06

Hong Kong Plunges Deeper into Crisis as Protests Break Out for the Third Consecutive Day Anti-communist crowds marched through Hong Kong Sunday to decry the government’s emergency powers and press their demands for political freedom. Many wore masks in open defiance of a government ban on facial coverings meant as a deterrent to pr...
15:28 2019-10-06

Latest Hong Kong pro-democracy protests end early after violent turn A pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong which had reporetedly drawn hundreds of thousands ended early on Saturday after it took a violent turn, police said. ...
04:56 2019-09-29

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong charged in crackdown on protests Hong Kong authorities on Friday charged pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong with organizing an illegal protest as they tighten a clampdown on unrest that has plunged the Asian financial hub into its biggest political crisis in more than two decades....
13:14 2019-08-30

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam calls for 'dialogue' with citizens to find 'way out' Territory’s leader says she will ‘immediately’ set up platform to tackle complaints against policeHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has said she will “immediately” set up a platform for dialogue with citizens and tackle complaints against the...
08:42 2019-08-20

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

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strikes in an attempt to block the move, which they say endangers the territory’s judicial in...
19:42 2019-06-11

Hong Kong brought to a standstill as city-wide strikes and protests hit More than 150 flights cancelled and train services suspended as city braces for fresh marchesHong Kong protests – live updatesHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has warned that mass protests have pushed the region to the brink of a “very dange...
08:28 2019-08-05