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Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests

Scuffles broke out on Sunday between protesters and police officers in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong, one day after similar clashes at another protest....

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests

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'They don’t want to be subjugated': US backs Hong Kong protesters gathering in historic numbers Top U.S. officials and bipartisan lawmakers are backing the protesters gathering in massive numbers in Hong Kong to stop legislation to allow extradit...
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Hong Kong’s Freedom Protesters Mourn Their Martyr at an Emotional Vigil A man being hailed as a martyr of the Hong Kong freedom movement was mourned at an impassioned memorial Sunday, with protesters accusing the city̵...
19:32, 06/16/2019

| WATCH: Violence breaks out as police try to clear Hong Kong protesters Police fight with protesters in Hong Kong, using batons and pepper spray as they try to clear demonstrators from the city's parliament after a massive...
00:48, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters smash windows at legislature in fresh chaos Protesters used a metal trolley to try to storm Hong Kong's Legislative Council building on Monday and smashed windows in a fresh wave of demonstratio...
10:00, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called 'rioters' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she ...
16:32, 07/15/2019

Protesters block Hong Kong building access, plan new action Protesters fearing an erosion of Hong Kong’s legal autonomy blocked access to a government building for nearly two hours and plan more demonstrations ...
11:00, 06/24/2019

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

Protesters flood the streets in Hong Kong in march against proposed extradition law The massive protest came three days before Hong Kong’s government plans to bring the bill to the full legislature, bypassing the committee process, in...
13:32, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters storm government building as tensions rise Hong Kong protesters on Monday marked the 22nd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese rule by bursting into the legislative building amid widespr...
19:00, 07/01/2019

'We have the voice': More than 150,000 Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters estimated by police to number more than 150,000 marched through Hong Kong on Sunday in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a local g...
14:48, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters scuffle with police, government offices shut Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people kept up a protest against a planned extradition law...
00:16, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters fire up fight in the suburbs Tens of thousands rallied in Hong Kong on Sunday driven by deep-seated anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill which has revived fea...
13:32, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong protesters call on foreign leaders to raise crisis at G20 Demonstrators march on consulates to petition overseas governments to assist in fight against ‘authoritarian regime’ Hundreds have gathered at a rally...
07:48, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong police force back protesters trying to storm parliament A peaceful mass protest in Hong Kong over an extradition bill descended into violence in the early hours of Monday as several hundred protesters clash...
19:32, 06/09/2019

'We need to stay here:' Hong Kong protesters again demand city's leader quit After a brief respite, Hong Kong protesters Friday again pressed the city's leader to resign over an unpopular plan to allow extraditions to main...
10:16, 06/21/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong protesters smash windows, enter legislature Protesters stormed Hong Kong's parliament building as the territory marked its China handover anniversary, smashing through reinforced windows and ste...
18:32, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong protesters take to the streets in seventh week of mass marches Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong have taken to the streets for the seventh consecutive weekend amid an ongoing political crisis in the semi-autono...
14:48, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Drum Up Support Among Mainland Chinese Tourists In their first major protest since an unprecedented break-in at the government complex nearly a week ago, tens of thousands of Hong Kong demonstrators...
15:16, 07/07/2019

Hong Kong police, protesters clash on anniversary of handover to China The group of mostly young protesters had planned to disrupt a ceremony marking the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from the British to the Ch...
06:00, 07/01/2019

Police use batons and pepper spray on Hong Kong protesters – video Police have clashed with protesters on the streets of Hong Kong after after hundreds of thousands of people marched through the city in protest agains...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Watch: Hundreds of thousands of protesters fill Hong Kong streets A time-lapse video from June 9 shows hundreds of thousands of protesters streaming into Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay area to protest the government’s prop...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Protesters smash into Hong Kong Legislature on anniversary of handover to China Combative protesters in Hong Kong oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.  &...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong protesters hold vigil ahead of Sunday march A vigil is being held in Hong Kong for a woman who fell to her death this week, one of three apparent suicides linked to ongoing protests over fears t...
17:00, 07/06/2019

Flag-waving 63-year-old gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance Alexandra Wong, 63, who has smaller Union Jack flags pinned to her clothes and bags, has been on the front lines of mass protests in the former Britis...
22:16, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong protesters urge world leaders to support them at G20 summit Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of th...
23:16, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong protesters continue to demonstrate as leader hides from public Hong Kong protestors in opposition to their legislation’s proceedings demonstrated outside their Department of Justice’s headquarters on Thursday to s...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Hong Kong protesters clash with police as summer of discontent continues Hundreds of protesters have clashed with riot police in Hong Kong, as the city prepares to mark the anniversary of its return to Chinese rule amid an ...
08:16, 07/01/2019

Protesters clash with Hong Kong police in rally against Chinese traders A demonstration against traders from mainland China ended in clashes with the police in a town outside Hong Kong on Saturday. Thousands of people turn...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Hong Kong protesters rally to 'explain' demos to mainland Chinese Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong for a march through the city's tourist district to the high-speed railway station linking it to mainland China. ...
11:48, 07/07/2019

Hong Kong protesters march near border to target traders from China Thousands of Hong Kong people marched on Saturday to protest against mainland Chinese traders in a town near the border, tapping into anger behind hug...
13:32, 07/13/2019

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters rally again near government offices More than 1,000 people, mostly students dressed in black, rallied outside government offices in Hong Kong on Friday as protests over a controversial e...
16:00, 06/28/2019

'Free Hong Kong:' Protesters pressure China ahead of G-20 summit About 10,000 people in Hong Kong protested Wednesday to urge this week's G-20 summit to take up what they say is an urgent need for increased dem...
18:32, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong police clear streets as protesters move to park The activists have rejected an apology from Chief Executive Carrie Lam for her handling of the legislation, which has stoked fears of expanding contro...
12:32, 06/17/2019

Thousands of protesters paralyze Hong Kong's financial hub over extradition bill Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong on Wednesday as tens of thousands of demonstrators stormed key roads next to government offices to protest against...
05:16, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong gears up for fresh protests, strikes as anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people...
07:16, 06/11/2019

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...
19:00, 06/16/2019

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 pe...
13:32, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong gears up for protests, strikes as extradition anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people...
09:16, 06/11/2019

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...
14:48, 06/13/2019

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 embatt...
07:16, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader says police exercised restraint with latest protests Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that police had exercised restraint in dealing with the latest wave of protests to rock the ci...
01:32, 07/02/2019

Hundreds rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests against extradition bill Hundreds braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be s...
17:48, 06/11/2019

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 cache of high-powered explosives uncovered in the city, in a raid Friday night ...
19:16, 07/20/2019

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...
22:00, 06/11/2019

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 ...
06:16, 07/09/2019

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 legisla...
07:16, 07/02/2019

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 di...
01:00, 07/03/2019

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 ...
00:32, 06/13/2019

Conflict breaks out in Hong Kong after latest extradition bill protests Police in riot gear beat protesters as demonstration continued into late eveningConflict has broken out between hundreds of protesters and police in r...
19:48, 07/07/2019

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 ...
02:16, 06/13/2019

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 hitSubs...
12:48, 06/10/2019

Stocks in Asia slide with Hong Kong shares falling following protests Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 1.01% in early trade. The benchmark index closed 1.73% lower on Wednesday, amid violent clashes between proteste...
04:16, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Chinese media calls Hong Kong protests a ‘riot’ HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 11 a.m. After days of silence, Chinese s...
05:48, 06/13/2019

Traffic flowing in heart of Hong Kong as rain curbs protests HONG KONG (AP) — Traffic has been restored in the heart of Hong Kong a day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that wou...
05:48, 06/13/2019

‘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 fiel...
10:48, 07/19/2019

Hong Kong Celebrities Who Support Protests Pay a Heavy Price From China For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low to...
16:32, 07/05/2019

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 agai...
17:32, 07/17/2019

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 politi...
09:32, 07/18/2019

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 polic...
17:48, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong leader seeks meeting with students after mass protests Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has asked to meet with the city's university students, her office said on Thursday evening, as the embattled le...
23:00, 07/04/2019

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 again...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Britain bans sales of tear gas to Hong Kong after violence at protests Britain banned sales of crowd-control equipment such as tear gas to Hong Kong on Tuesday and called for an investigation after police clashed with dem...
18:32, 06/25/2019

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 offe...
22:16, 06/18/2019

Fresh protests rock Hong Kong as activists seek a voice at G20 Hong Kong was plunged into chaos again on Thursday as protesters rallied outside the justice secretary's offices, blocking roads and forcing workers t...
09:48, 06/27/2019

‘It’s Not a Fight About Money.’ Why Bankers and Entrepreneurs Have a Stake in Hong Kong’s Protests Conrad Wu is a serial entrepreneur. He rarely takes a day off or a vacation. His days and nights are spent working on a transportation app he started ...
11:16, 07/11/2019

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.  &...
15:32, 07/01/2019

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 f...
08:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat aft...
11:00, 06/15/2019

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 offe...
13:48, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing’s influence in the f...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong Braces for Big Protests on Anniversary of Return to Chinese Rule Protesters and police clashed just hours before a mass rally—likely to be the largest in the former British colony’s history—on the anniversary of Hon...
08:00, 07/01/2019

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 chang...
22:32, 06/04/2019

After Protests, Hong Kong’s Leader Faces More Calls to Delay Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s leader said it would be impossible to rush through an extradition bill in the wake of clashes between the police and prot...
13:32, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong protests signal alarm special freedoms fading HONG KONG (AP) — China promised that for 50 years after Britain gave up control of its last colony in 1997, this shimmering financial enclave would ge...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong's Continuing Protests Risk Alienating Public Support Bands of Hong Kong protesters are urging foreign governments to confront Beijing at the G-20 summit over moves they say infringe on the city’s autonom...
17:16, 06/26/2019

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....
14:32, 06/26/2019

Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy on Friday, with banks re-opening branches closed duri...
08:48, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong protesters run riot in legislature, smashing paintings, doors and walls Hong Kong protesters ran riot in the legislature building on the 22nd anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday, smashing up pai...
15:48, 07/01/2019

China Calls Hong Kong Protesters Who Stormed Legislature ‘Extreme Radicals’ The remarks were a stern warning after weeks of demonstrations in Hong Kong against a contentious bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China...
15:48, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Preparing to Return to the Streets After a Key Ultimatum Expires Today Hong Kong is bracing for more protests as a key deadline approaches for the government to withdraw a divisive extradition bill. Protesters have issued...
10:32, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong protesters create Lennon Walls in opposition to extradition bill Inspired by the Beatles singer, so-called Lennon Walls have become lightning rods for conflict between Hong Kong protesters and police as the fight ov...
00:00, 07/12/2019

Black-clad, anti-extradition protesters flood streets of Hong Kong Thousands dressed in black blocked Hong Kong roads and surrounded police headquarters on Friday in the latest wave of demonstrations over an extraditi...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Riot police clash with protesters in Hong Kong shopping centre – video Officers dressed in riot gear have fought with demonstrators inside a shopping centre in the residential district of Sha Tin, as they tried to dispers...
20:48, 07/16/2019

Hong Kong protesters seek to educate mainland Chinese visitors about their struggle Visitors from China accustomed to high end hotels and luxury stores were handed Hong Kong newspapers detailing the upheaval in the city over the past ...
16:32, 07/07/2019

Hong Kong protesters march again, hope to explain grievances to Chinese visitors Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of one of Hong Kong's main tourism districts on Sunday to explain to mainland Chinese visitors the...
12:32, 07/07/2019

China says Hong Kong protesters' storming of government building 'totally intolerable' China has issued a scathing condemnation of Honk Kong protesters who stormed the Hong Kong’s legislature on Monday, saying the acts “trample on the ru...
01:16, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong protesters appeal to world leaders as China tries to smother debate Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of th...
03:00, 06/27/2019

Hong Kong protesters storm legislature as thousands rally to mark handover Hong Kong protesters stormed the Legislative Council on the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday amid widespread anger over...
12:16, 07/01/2019

Activists in Hong Kong make pitch to extradition protesters: register to vote Campaigners in Hong Kong have registered thousands of new voters during mass protests against controversial extradition law reform, pouncing on an opp...
13:16, 06/20/2019

Protesters seek Hong Kong leader's ouster despite apology on extradition plan Protesters turned out in immeasurable numbers Sunday in Hong Kong seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the b...
18:48, 06/16/2019

Protesters, police clash on 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China Anti-extradition protesters police clashed with police Monday in downtown Hong Kong on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's return to C...
12:32, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and demand withdrawal of extradition bill Protests that began in opposition to a proposed extradition law have swelled to include complaints about an influx of mainland Chinese into Hong Kong ...
16:16, 07/14/2019

Flag-waving Grandma Wong gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance Among the hundreds of thousands of protesters who have clogged the streets of Hong Kong in recent weeks, silver-haired, bespectacled "Grandma Wong", u...
22:16, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong protesters clash with police on Chinese mainland over extradition bill Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of C...
14:48, 07/13/2019

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray at anti-extradition protesters Hong Kong police have fired pepper spray at protesters angry about an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
10:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray at protesters amid scuffles Hong Kong police fired pepper spray at protesters near government buildings on Wednesday as tensions ramped up over an extradition bill that would all...
10:00, 06/12/2019

No credit cards, no selfies: How Hong Kong’s protesters are evading the surveillance state Today's movement is intentionally leaderless, with participants using cash, encrypted apps and face masks to leave no trace for authorities to follow....
03:48, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong police attack protesters with tear gas amid political unrest The sharp escalation in law enforcement tactics came on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China — a city holiday — and reflected mounting ...
03:32, 07/02/2019

Armed With Metal Rods, Hong Kong Protesters Break Parliament Doors Hong Kong protesters streamed into the legislature building on the 22nd anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday in a direct ch...
00:16, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong's black-clad protesters target Beijing's representative office Thousands of protesters descended on China's representative office in Hong Kong on Sunday, as anger over an extradition bill morphs into a fresh front...
14:32, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong: Police, protesters injured as peaceful march turns violent Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong's northern town of Sha Tin for a peaceful march that turned violent Sunday after poli...
06:48, 07/15/2019

As Protesters Fill Hong Kong’s Streets, Businesses Watch Quietly With Alarm A wave of concern has spread through a community of foreign consultants, investors and executives who have made the territory their home and regional ...
10:32, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protesters, police clash as demonstrations target Chinese traders Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of C...
16:32, 07/13/2019

Telegram founder claims China disrupted the app to sabotage Hong Kong protesters As Hong Kong battles against the proposed extradition bill that would China more power over the autonomous territory, protesters in the city are said ...
11:48, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong protesters gearing up for G20 demonstrations amid fears of dwindling freedoms Hong Kong activists are preparing for more protests this weekend in the hope of sending a message to world leaders gathering for the G20 summit in nea...
02:32, 06/26/2019

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests – video report Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes ...
21:32, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong braces for mass protests against bill allowing extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people ...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong protests: Dramatic images of destruction draw both condemnation and support Days after masked protesters stormed Hong Kong's legislature, the city continues to be divided on whether it was unjustifiable violence or the underst...
09:00, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong 'riot' protests force delay of controversial extradition bill Riot-like demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday forced the government to postpone a vote on a controversial extradition bill, and drew tear gas and ru...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Fresh Protests Force Hong Kong to Postpone Extradition Bill Debate Thousands of demonstrators poured into the streets surrounding Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday morning, choking major thoroughfares with barri...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Thousands brave rain in fresh protests against Hong Kong extradition bill Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be ...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’...
10:16, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong protests: government vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader Carrie Lam refuses to withdraw law, which critics fear could be abused by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she remains dete...
12:48, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader defiant as city gears up for fresh protests, strikes Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong protests send stocks lower, spark scramble for cash Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protests against the territory's c...
10:00, 06/12/2019

Joshua Wong, Leader of Hong Kong Protests in 2014, Is Freed From Prison The release of Mr. Wong, a then teenager who became the face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, comes as the city is once again gripped by protest...
11:32, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong on security alert as thousands march in fresh wave of protests Tens of thousands marched in sweltering heat in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong on Sunday as anti-government protests show no signs of let-up, with anger over...
12:16, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong protests and China's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through t...
10:00, 07/03/2019

Umbrella Movement leader joins Hong Kong protests after jail time A leading member of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will "join the fight" against the city's leader over her handling of a controversia...
12:48, 06/17/2019

Heated Hong Kong protests dent stocks, spike cash demand Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protesters clashed with police dur...
11:48, 06/12/2019

Violence rocks Hong Kong protests while China, U.S. clash over extradition bill The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.    ...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Thousands Besiege Hong Kong’s Police Headquarters After a Day of Anti-Government Protests A day of mostly peaceful protests in Hong Kong turned ugly Friday as crowds laid siege to the city’s police headquarters, barricading officers i...
21:00, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Strikes and further protests were expec...
06:00, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong braces for huge protests on anniversary of China handover – live Anti-Beijing protesters block key streets as key date marking 1997 transition coincides with anger about controversial extradition lawFull story: Anti...
04:00, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited to...
12:32, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong slams brakes on extradition bill amid massive protests The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.    ...
20:00, 06/12/2019

China condemns violent Hong Kong protests as 'undisguised challenge' to its rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after polic...
13:48, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Legislature Postpones Extradition Debate Again In the wake of clashes between protesters and riot police, officials said lawmakers would not meet on Thursday to discuss the bill that would allow ex...
07:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong government building a 'big crime scene' after night of violent protests A senior Hong Kong official has described the city's legislative council as a "big crime scene," just hours after hundreds of masked, mainly young pro...
12:16, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest...
23:32, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes to public after massive protests over extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the public on Sunday with "utmost sincerity and humility" after the second massive protest in a week over a...
15:48, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong Protests' Violent Turn Tests Limits of Public Support As they rampaged through Hong Kong’s legislature, the young protesters of the city’s antigovernment uprising fulfilled a dream of having their revolut...
13:16, 07/02/2019

Riot police fire tear gas as Hong Kong protests turn violent Police in Hong Kong have gained back control of a government building by firing tear gas and charging at demonstrators after protests turned violent....
23:48, 07/01/2019

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill v...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protect...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong's leader apologizes after extradition bill fuels massive protests The embattled leader of Hong Kong apologized over the handling of a controversial extradition bill after hundreds of thousands of people took to the s...
20:32, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong activist released from jail, immediately joins latest protests A well-known Hong Kong protest leader was released from jail Monday — immediately joining the latest mass demonstrations trying to oust embattle...
17:00, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong activists target mainland shoppers in latest wave of protests 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 hand...
09:00, 07/14/2019

As protests expand reach, Hong Kong residents demand right to vote for leaders Organizers rallied demonstrators around calls for universal suffrage, the latest indication of how the movement has grown to include broader demands —...
23:48, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong protesters push ahead with mass rally despite suspension of controversial bill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled l...
10:48, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong police call protesters 'illegal, irrational and unreasonable' over siege of headquarters Hong Kong police on Saturday condemned protesters that surrounded its headquarters as "illegal, irrational and unreasonable" as tensions over the city...
10:32, 06/22/2019

Tens of thousands of protesters force delay in Hong Kong extradition bill debate Tens of thousands of Hong Kong demonstrators surrounded the Chinese-ruled city's legislature on Wednesday, forcing it to postpone a second round of de...
10:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong police use tear gas against protesters opposing extradition bill outside government building HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police use tear gas against protesters opposing extradition bill outside government building....
12:16, 06/12/2019

Tensions Mount in Hong Kong as Protesters Call for Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s Resignation (HONG KONG) — Police in Hong Kong fought with protesters on Sunday as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resigna...
00:16, 07/15/2019

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08:32, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protesters storm parliament and hang old UK colonial flag in defiance of China PROTESTERS angered over China’s increasing attempts to overrule Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms have hung the UK’s former colonial flag in the territo...
07:32, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Police Accountability, Full Withdrawal of Extradition Bill An estimated tens of thousands of protesters withstood sweltering heat in Hong Kong Sunday for the seventh consecutive week of mass demonstrations tha...
14:32, 07/21/2019

After scuffles, Hong Kong police warn protesters to refrain from violence, leave scene Hong Kong police appealed to protesters on Saturday to refrain from violence and leave the area after scuffles in the town of Sheung Shui, where thous...
16:32, 07/13/2019

Black-clad protesters demand full withdrawal of Hong Kong extradition bill Thousands of people dressed in black rallied in Hong Kong on Friday after the expiry of a deadline protesters set for the government to scrap a contro...
05:32, 06/21/2019

Jeremy Hunt bans tear gas sales to Hong Kong after violent crackdown on protesters Jeremy Hunt today banned sales of tear gas and other crowd control equipment to Hong Kong because of the violent crackdown on civil rights protesters....
19:48, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong: Protesters block seat of government, delaying extradition bill reading Thousands of protesters descended on the government headquarters and blocked at least two major roads in central Hong Kong to oppose a new extradition...
07:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Release a Video Appeal to World Leaders Meeting at the G20 Summit In a video appeal, a Hong Kong pro-democracy party urged world leaders assembling today at the G20 Summit to push China on a controversial bill that h...
13:00, 06/28/2019

Nike pulls line of shoes from China after designer supports Hong Kong protesters Nike has canceled the sale of a new line of shoes in China after its designer posted an image online supporting mass protests in Hong Kong against an ...
18:32, 06/26/2019

Police repeatedly fire tear gas on protesters as confrontation turns violent in Hong Kong Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Wednesday with large crowds of protesters gathering around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed debate on p...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong leader ignores protesters' deadline to pull controversial extradition bill Hong Kong's government ignored a Thursday deadline imposed by protesters to scrap controversial extradition legislation, setting the stage for additio...
11:00, 06/21/2019

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Protesters once again occupied the political heart of Hong Kong Friday morning after the embattled administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam refuse...
07:32, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in Ho...
07:32, 06/17/2019

Fate of 24 arrested Hong Kong protesters hangs in balance as anger turns on police Hong Kong protesters have managed to pull off an unlikely victory, forcing the city's Beijing-appointed leader to suspend an extradition bill that wou...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in running battles after protesters trash legislature Hong Kong police fired tear gas early on Tuesday to disperse hundreds of defiant protesters, some of whom had stormed and ransacked the city's legisla...
01:32, 07/02/2019

China extradition bill debate postponed as protesters swarm Hong Kong streets Hong Kong lawmakers have postponed a debate over a controversial bill that would allow fugitives to be extradited to China after protesters blocked ro...
12:32, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong police say they want to begin clearing streets of protesters after letting them stay all night. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police say they want to begin clearing streets of protesters after letting them stay all night. ....
06:16, 06/17/2019

Why Hong Kong Protesters Aren’t Calling It Quits After the Suspension of a Controversial Extradition Bill Twice in as many weeks protesters have thronged to Hong Kong’s streets in unprecedented numbers to demand the government withdraw a proposal tha...
11:32, 06/19/2019

Trump may raise Hong Kong protests with Xi as city remains a thorn in Beijing's side Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after pr...
09:16, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that mai...
01:32, 06/11/2019

Fresh protests erupt as Hong Kong braces for annual rally to mark handover Hundreds of protesters faced off with riot police early on Monday, the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, ahead of an annual rally tha...
02:48, 07/01/2019

A 1974 Hymn Called ‘Sing Hallelujah to the Lord’ Has Become the Anthem of the Hong Kong Protests On a footbridge leading to the Hong Kong’s Legislative Council building, about three dozen people are intoning “Sing Hallelujah to the Lor...
11:32, 06/19/2019

B.C. experts predict ‘mass migration’ of expats from Hong Kong over extradition bill protests Vancouver immigration lawyers say they're preparing for a spike in document requests, as protests against a proposed extradition law rock the country....
05:00, 06/14/2019

Fears Hong Kong protests could turn violent amid calls to 'escalate action' Protesters have given authorities until Thursday afternoon to answer demands to retract extradition billHong Kong is bracing for fresh rallies on Frid...
11:32, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive ...
17:48, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protests: Government buildings closed after days of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong authorities have shut down some government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after another day of violence o...
05:16, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong government reportedly set to suspend China extradition bill after mass protests The Hong Kong government is set to suspend a contentious proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China after mass protests and street clashes shook...
07:16, 06/15/2019

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the g...
15:48, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as protests turn to violent chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill tha...
11:48, 06/12/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since 1989 Tiananmen Square protests More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed....
16:48, 05/26/2019

Fresh wave of protests as Hong Kong ignores deadline to scrap extradition bill Several hundred people rallied in Hong Kong on Friday after the expiry of a deadline protesters set for the government to completely scrap a controver...
03:48, 06/21/2019

Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the city...
14:16, 07/09/2019

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
15:00, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong protests give Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen a boost as elections approach The sentiment that has overwhelmed Hong Kong over the China extradition bill in the past weeks has spilled over to neighboring Taiwan, pushing relatio...
10:16, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong protesters return to streets; leader apologizes but doesn’t withdraw extradition bill Protesters crammed subway stations and turned roads into a sea of black, in another massive demonstration against a proposal to allow extraditions to ...
23:48, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill debate delayed as police reveal they used over 150 rounds of tear gas on protesters The debate over Hong Kong's controversial extradition bill that has fueled massive and sometimes violent protests was delayed for a second time on Thu...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong demonstrators storm government building, police fire tear gas to disperse protesters A group of protesters smashed a window and stormed Hong Kong's legislature building Monday amid another round of massive demonstrations in the city on...
00:00, 07/02/2019

Tension runs high as Hong Kong protesters smash windows ahead of handover rally Protesters tried to storm Hong Kong's legislature on the anniversary of the city's return to Chinese rule on Monday, using a metal trolley and poles t...
10:00, 07/01/2019

How Hong Kong protesters used hand signals and human chains to storm government – video explainer This week protesters in Hong Kong stormed the legislative council building and vandalised its main chamber on the anniversary of the island's 1997 ret...
17:16, 07/04/2019

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely wit...
08:00, 06/16/2019

Protesters storm Hong Kong legislative chamber; police fire tear gas to break siege Combative protesters in Hong Kong oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.  &...
03:32, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continued to protest against a planned extradit...
15:32, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong’s Embattled Leader Appeals for Calm in the Wake of Violent Anti-Government Protests Hong Kong was struggling to come to terms this morning with the violent ransacking of the legislature on July 1—the 22nd anniversary of the form...
12:32, 07/02/2019

Nike reportedly pulled a shoe line from China after its designer supported Hong Kong protests Japanese designer Undercover posted on its Instagram account a photo of protesters with the slogan "no extradition to China," the Financial Times repo...
09:16, 06/26/2019

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19:48, 06/10/2019

A Narwhal-Beluga Hybrid, Hong Kong Protests, and Jean-Luc Picard: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Another week, another crisis—The U.S. is reportedly launching cyberattacks on assets tied to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, including a group of ha...
07:48, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice...
10:32, 06/10/2019

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hong...
15:48, 06/13/2019

‘Total failure’: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill is dead following mass protests In mid-June Lam responded to huge protests by suspending the bill, but that move failed to mollify critics, who continued to demonstrate against the b...
06:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill tha...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that h...
16:48, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong ignores protest deadline to scrap extradition bill, sets stage for further protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setti...
21:48, 06/20/2019

The untold story of Hong Kong's protests is how one simple slogan connects us | Jacky Chan Man Hei and Jun Pang We’ve developed an understanding that though our strategies may differ, we will never walk aloneLast week images of Hong Kong citizens storming the Le...
15:32, 07/11/2019

Hong Kong delays start of legislative session on extradition bill as protesters try to block entry to building HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong delays start of legislative session on extradition bill as protesters try to block entry to building....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas to evict protesters from parliament building as violent riots intensify Hong Kong police have fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of defiant protesters from the city's legislature just hours after the building was stormed ...
01:16, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong lets protesters' deadline to scrap extradition bill pass, setting stage for further demos Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared to ignore a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postp...
13:16, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial extr...
09:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill: Organizers claim 2 million march as protesters demand leader's resignation A temporary calm had returned to Hong Kong Monday Morning, hours after the city stunned its leaders and the world with a second record-breaking protes...
09:16, 06/17/2019

Britain denies supporting violent Hong Kong protests as China media slam 'Western ideologues' British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that he had not backed violent protests in Hong Kong, after Chinese state media blamed "Western...
13:16, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a m...
05:48, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong protests: Violent clashes break out on handover anniversary amid extradition bill outrage Hong Kong has been blighted by violent clashes again after protests broke out on the anniversary of its handover to Chinese rule amid widespread anger...
09:48, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds block police headquarters in latest protest over extradition bill fallout Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside of Hong Kong's police headquarters in the latest round of protests over the fallout from the controv...
19:16, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong protests: Thousands gather to demand leader quits despite government turnaround on extradition bill Thousands of activists have gathered in Hong Kong for another day of protests despite a stunning turnaround by the government on a proposed extraditio...
09:16, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong extradition protests: demonstrators vow to keep fighting proposed bill after clashes outside government HQ leave at least 72 injured Hong Kong students and civil rights activists have vowed to continue protesting a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, following a day...
22:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of violent protests, is 'dead' Screenshot/Bloomberg Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday morning local time that a controversial extradition bill that was previously being m...
10:48, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong Dispatch: A Trump Bump for Hong Kong’s Last Commercial Cantonese Opera Theater Seeking new audiences, a troupe goes for something other than the traditional realm of historic battles, lost loves and palace drama. And it found Pre...
12:16, 05/08/2019

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds storm government building and spray paint walls as extradition bill demonstrations turn violent Hundreds of activists in Hong Kong smashed their way into one of the territory's main government buildings and spray painted the walls as they protest...
20:16, 07/01/2019

Beijing issues ominous warning after 'atrocities,' but Hong Kong protesters undeterred Protests rocking Hong Kong were condemned by China's mainland government as a challenge to Beijing's authority, but activists were undeterre...
18:48, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands. &...
22:16, 07/09/2019

Protesters in Hong Kong dismantling section of glass and metal wall of legislature building, carting away metal strips HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong dismantling section of glass and metal wall of legislature building, carting away metal strips....
14:48, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam condemns 'use of extreme violence' as calm returns to streets Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned what she called the "extreme use of violence and vandalism" by protesters who stormed the city's legislature yes...
10:32, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong leader's apology is 'fake,' more protests are coming, foes say Leaders of a massive protest in Hong Kong rejected Chief Executive Carrie Lam's apology for a contentious extradition bill, demand her resignatio...
18:00, 06/18/2019

Sudan protesters announce new protests in mid-July Sudan's main opposition coalition on Monday announced plans to step up protests this month to pressure the military council to hand over power to civi...
01:32, 07/02/2019

Minor clashes break out on 30th weekend of French 'yellow vests' protests Minor clashes broke out on Saturday during the 30th consecutive weekend of "yellow vests" anti-government protests in France, although the numbers of ...
00:16, 06/09/2019

Protesters, police clash in second night of post-election protests in Indonesia Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters setting fires and trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday as demons...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Sudanese protesters, military leaders agree to power-sharing deal amid ongoing protests Following weeks of negotiations and a deadly crackdown last month by security forces, a Sudanese pro-democracy movement and the ruling military counci...
19:48, 07/17/2019

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power ...
05:32, 06/10/2019

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city regularly displays its penchant for protest. Recent demonstrations forced the local ...
03:48, 07/02/2019

Everything You Need to Know About Hong Kong’s Extradition Law Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mass...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, an...
13:16, 06/15/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally le...
19:32, 06/12/2019

Trouble in Hong Kong: What Stocks Can Tell You About What's Next Hong Kong protests have been in the news lately. Analysts often blame any trouble in the stock market on the trouble in the streets -- but in Hong Kon...
00:16, 06/20/2019

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the country...
08:32, 06/15/2019

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning o...
12:48, 06/24/2019

How Hong Kong has changed since handover Hong Kong is a city that never stops moving -- but midway through a 50-year political experiment as it transitions to Chinese rule, not everyone here ...
21:32, 04/28/2019

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extraditi...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against Be...
17:00, 06/23/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against extradition law Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Hong Kong amid fear that changes to an extradition law will threaten the territory's independent lega...
21:48, 04/28/2019

What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from Br...
10:00, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers scuffle in parliament One person apparently fainted during melee prompted by row over extradition lawHong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos on Saturday as la...
13:48, 05/11/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a te...
18:32, 06/15/2019

China 'won't allow' Hong Kong discussion at G20 summit China has insisted that protests in Hong Kong will not be on the G20 agenda in Japan this weekend. US President Donald Trump intends to bring up the i...
13:48, 06/24/2019

Everything You Need to Know About the Extradition Bill Rocking Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mass...
02:48, 06/13/2019

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong and China 'will be able to work it out' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city again...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong’s Uprising Rattles the Mainland Smelling blood, the protesters thronged in greater numbers. Demonstrations against an extradition bill in Hong Kong swelled on June 16 even after the ...
13:32, 06/20/2019

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople i...
14:48, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong still has a future as China's middleman Hong Kong has long been a conduit between China and global business and finance. Now that unique status could be under threat from the gradual erosion...
09:16, 07/01/2019

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting: QuickTake Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mass...
11:32, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong's Lennon walls - in pictures Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous embrace of political graffiti in the form of Post-it notes documenting their anger and hope, ...
15:32, 07/11/2019

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring i...
13:16, 05/28/2019

A Guide to the Extradition Law That Has Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mass...
02:16, 06/12/2019

Firebombs set off near 2 Hong Kong police stations HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong are investigating apparent firebomb attacks outside the police headquarters and a police station. Police say...
15:48, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black have joined a silent march in Hong Kong to protest proposed amendments to an extradi...
18:32, 06/06/2019

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has ...
12:16, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong may suspend controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam is scheduled to hold a press conference, with media reporting she will back down on the bill. The proposed law has triggered th...
09:00, 06/15/2019

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the na...
05:32, 06/07/2019

Chaotic scenes at Hong Kong legislature over extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — There have been chaotic scenes at Hong Kong’s legislative assembly as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the...
04:00, 05/11/2019

Opponents of Hong Kong extradition law plan another protest HONG KONG (AP) — Opponents of a proposed extradition law plan a protest Monday as Hong Kong marks the anniversary of the former British colony’s...
16:00, 06/29/2019

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes ...
06:32, 05/29/2019

WeLab: A fintech experiment succeeds in Hong Kong Ex-Citibanker Simon Loong is playing a long game – he has assembled some powerful backers for his Hong Kong fintech and now, armed with a new virtual ...
13:48, 06/28/2019

Hong Kong legislators brawl over contentious extradition law Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong's legislature on Saturday between pro-democracy lawmakers and those loyal to Beijing over an extradition law that will...
07:16, 05/11/2019

China Will Not Allow Hong Kong Issue To Be Discussed At G20 Summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its...
10:48, 06/24/2019

A Brief History of Protest in Post-Handover Hong Kong Demonstrations in Hong Kong over the past two weeks have been recognized as likely the largest in the city’s history. Sparked by a proposal to a...
10:32, 06/20/2019

How China Can Recover Even If Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam Quits A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of people...
18:32, 06/18/2019

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow cr...
02:48, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments Hong Kong's government says it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid concerns over proposed amendments to the terri...
13:00, 06/03/2019

Tension in Hong Kong on eve of anniversary of China handover Pro- and anti-government demonstrators rally, with mass protest planned on MondayThousands of pro-government protesters have rallied outside the gover...
17:48, 06/30/2019

China will not allow G20 to discuss Hong Kong, says foreign minister Foreign powers have no right to interfere in ‘internal affair’, says Zhang Jun, as Beijing also calls for trade compromise China has said it will not ...
17:32, 06/24/2019

Explainer: Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extraditi...
11:16, 06/06/2019

Governing Hong Kong: the poisoned chalice of politics When Carrie Lam was selected for Hong Kong's top job two years ago, she pledged to "unite and move forward", a sign she would balance the desires of t...
13:16, 06/20/2019

Factbox: What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British to Chinese...
13:48, 07/01/2019

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests again...
17:32, 07/11/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong march shortened due to disruption HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Organizers of a protest m...
10:32, 07/01/2019

Activists Call On G20 Leaders To Help "Liberate" Hong Kong More than a thousand protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G20 summit to raise the plight of ...
10:16, 06/26/2019

UBS Hong Kong sponsor ban settles misconduct case After years of investigation, the Hong Kong SFC has come up with its verdict against UBS and three other banks for errant past IPOs. The fines are inc...
20:16, 04/28/2019

| At UN, Hong Kong activist calls for more pressure on China Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice b...
14:00, 07/09/2019

Budweiser Brewer Plans $7 Billion Hong Kong IPO The Asian business of beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev filed an application to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange, moving closer toward a multibillio...
09:48, 05/10/2019

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WAT...
20:16, 06/13/2019

UK to suspend crowd control supplies to Hong Kong Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Britain will refrain from issuing export licenses for crowd control equipment to Hong Kong unless it addresses huma...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More The extradition bill has been suspended, but calls for new protests foreshadow more upheaval in Hong Kong and signal that Mrs. Lam’s troubles are not ...
22:00, 06/15/2019

Britain says Hong Kong is a litmus test for China Britain urged an independent investigation into the violence against protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a bill that would allow people to be sent to m...
14:48, 06/25/2019

| China tells US to stop trying to 'mess up' Hong Kong Beijing on Friday denounced what it called "violent interference" by US lawmakers critical of what they see as a worsening human rights environment in...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived duri...
12:32, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain Anyone who loves the unique culture of Hong Kong can sympathize with the demonstrators who are protesting the latest step in a long process of Hong Ko...
01:32, 06/25/2019

Alibaba Files Plans to List in Hong Kong Alibaba Group Holding has filed confidential paperwork for a Hong Kong listing, according to people familiar with the matter, kicking off a process th...
17:48, 06/13/2019

In Hong Kong, science of crowd counting comes into focus When Hong Kong residents took to the streets to protest a controversial extradition law on consecutive weekends this month, observers on all sides agr...
13:16, 06/20/2019

Britain No Longer Has Any Responsibility For Hong Kong, Says China Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Mon...
00:16, 07/02/2019

30 Years Later, Hong Kong Still Harbors the Spirit of Tiananmen The center of one of the densest metropolises in the world fell momentarily quiet Tuesday night, as well over a hundred thousand people gathered in Ho...
21:00, 06/04/2019

China says will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issu...
06:00, 06/24/2019

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle of...
21:32, 06/16/2019

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence i...
05:16, 06/12/2019

Clashes in Hong Kong after vast protest against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionsRiot police have clashed with protesters in Hong Kong after hu...
02:32, 06/10/2019

Another Tesla may have spontaneously caught fire in Hong Kong Whether you’re a fan of Tesla or convinced that the company is destined to fail spectacularly, it’s impossible to deny that Tesla manufact...
07:16, 05/14/2019

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal C...
14:00, 05/21/2019

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Inst...
20:32, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong Upheaval Puts Beijing in a Bind Massive protests over an extradition bill present a serious challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping, already facing an economic slowdown and escalat...
07:48, 06/17/2019

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversial...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to ...
08:48, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a...
13:32, 05/21/2019

China warns UK over Hong Kong: 'No country has right to intervene' China has dismissed the UK's concerns over Hong Kong, warning "no country has the right to intervene" - and insisted the former British colony was non...
00:16, 07/03/2019

China says it will support Hong Kong to pass extradition law China said on Monday it will continue to support the Hong Kong government to pass an extradition law, after more than one million people protested in ...
12:00, 06/10/2019

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to the...
12:16, 06/10/2019

UK summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong dispute Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism." The United Kingdom says China is violating agreements made before ...
20:16, 07/03/2019