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Asia shares tumble as Hong Kong unrest, Argentine peso crash unnerve investors

Asian shares slumped on Tuesday as fears about a drawn out Sino-U.S. trade war, protests in Hong Kong and a crash in Argentina's peso currency drove investors to safe harbors like bonds, gold, and the...

Asia shares tumble as Hong Kong unrest, Argentine peso crash unnerve investors

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip as Hong Kong unrest, Argentine peso crash rattle investors Asian shares fell on Tuesday as fears about a drawn out Sino-U.S. trade war, protests in Hong Kong and a crash in Argentina's peso currency drove investors to safe harbours like bonds, gold, and the yen....
2019-08-13, 04:26

What Hong Kong's unrest means for Asia's largest financial hub Hong Kong has witnessed clashes between police and young people since April, after the city attempted to amend extradition laws to allow criminal suspects to be tried in mainland China....
2019-08-07, 20:26

Stocks in Asia mixed as Hong Kong shares end lower after protests The Hang Seng index closed fractionally lower on Thursday at 27,294.71 amid uncertainty a day after violent clashes between protesters and riot police over a controversial extradition bill....
2019-06-13, 11:52

Asia stocks fall as investors await Fed rate decision, Hong Kong closes early ahead of typhoon Stocks in Asia slipped on Wednesday as investors awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve's announcement of its decision on interest rates. Meanwhile, markets in Hong Kong closed early as the city braced itself for a tropical storm....
2019-07-31, 22:26

Stocks, yields tumble as trade frictions unnerve traders A measure of stocks across the globe posted on Friday its largest weekly loss of the year while yields in U.S. and German debt were near or at multi-year lows, after China vowed to retaliate against a possible new round of U.S. tariffs....
2019-08-03, 04:01

Asia Pacific shares set to trade mixed as investors await Chinese inflation data China's inflation rate for the month of July is set to be released around 9:30 a.m. HK/SIN on Friday. Investors will be looking out for the impact of pork prices, which have been persistently high as a result of an outbreak African swine fever....
2019-08-09, 02:52

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a temporary respite, says DW's Philipp Bilsky....
2019-06-15, 16:52

How we got here: Hong Kong's fiery 13th weekend of unrest Police and protesters faced off in Hong Kong for the 13th consecutive weekend of pro-democracy protests, amid plumes of tear gas and scattered fires. For only the second time this summer, police rolled out a water cannon -- this time shooting a few jets of blue dye....
2019-08-31, 19:26

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers: Lam, not Xi, to blame for unrest Hong Kong's progressive lawmakers say they are seeking reform within the policy of "one country, two systems" that binds their city-state to mainland China....
2019-08-16, 12:52

Tiffany sales hurt by Hong Kong political unrest Political unrest in Hong Kong is hurting sales of Tiffany & Co.’s pricey baubles, the luxury jeweler said Wednesday. The retailer, known for its Robin’s egg blue boxes, recently lost six sales days in Hong Kong — its fourth-largest market — due to political protests that have overtaken the Chi...
2019-08-29, 12:52

Explainer: Can political unrest in Hong Kong break its currency peg? Three months of anti-government protests have thrown Hong Kong into its deepest crisis in decades, pounding the financial hub's economy and stock market and adding to its Sino-U.S. trade war woes....
2019-08-29, 11:39

How Hong Kong’s Sky-High Home Prices Feed the Unrest Hong Kong’s protests aren’t just about freedom and democracy. Widening inequality has long contributed to tension in the city, and nothing exemplifies the divide between the haves and have-nots better than the sky-high cost of residential property. Developers, mostly owned by local billionaire famil...
2019-09-09, 06:26

Australia sees rush of Hong Kong millionaires amid unrest Australia is seeing an increase in interest in its millionaires-only visa program from wealthy Hong Kong residents who are eyeing a safety net amid political turmoil in the Chinese-ruled territory, migration lawyers told Reuters....
2019-08-22, 10:13

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel calls for peaceful solution to unrest The German chancellor is seeking an end to the unrest in Hong Kong through amicable talks. She says the constitution, protecting residents' freedoms, must be at the heart of any dialogue....
2019-08-14, 23:26

Hong Kong remains vital economic asset for Beijing, despite unrest ith mainland China’s economic rise, Hong Kong is no longer the undisputed center for business and finance in the region. But it still plays an indispensable role that Beijing will be loath to undermine, according to bankers, economists and business leaders....
2019-08-16, 14:26

Hong Kong’s Leader Sticks to Her Plan to End the Unrest, Despite Its Poor Reception Hong Kong’s embattled top official, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, has stuck to her approach to ending Hong Kong’s political crisis, despite the poor reception shown to her announcement yesterday that she was formally withdrawing a divisive extradition bill. Appearing stiff and formal at a ...
2019-09-05, 12:52

Hong Kong's unrest could present a long-term opportunity: Citi Roger Bacon of Citi Private Bank discusses the impact of the protests in Hong Kong on financial assets. He also says it's too early to tell if there are opportunities in the real estate market....
2019-08-16, 22:00

Dueling protests rattle Hong Kong in 10th week of unrest Weeks of political unrest roiling the streets of Hong Kong reached across the globe to New York Saturday, with hundreds of demonstrators filling Lower Manhattan. As crowds of pro-democracy protesters marched through Hong Kong for the 10th week in a row, and pro-government supporters held their own r...
2019-08-18, 03:52

China slams UK over Hong Kong comments and warns against interfering in unrest China has launched a stinging attack on Britain for interfering in Hong Kong and said the Government has made "inappropriate remarks" on the country's unrest....
2019-07-03, 19:26

Offer My Most Sincere Apology: Hong Kong Leader After Political Unrest Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised Tuesday for the political unrest that has shaken Hong Kong, but the pro-Beijing chief executive refused to cave in to demands for her resignation....
2019-06-18, 15:00

Hong Kong's gold market is losing shine amid the political unrest Long-running and sometimes violent street protests in Hong Kong are helping tarnish its luster as the main physical gateway of gold to China, the world's top bullion buyer....
2019-09-13, 04:13

More protests as US raises Hong Kong travel warning amid growing unrest The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging travelers to exercise increased caution in the Chinese territory due to what it termed civil unrest after months of sometimes violent street protests....
2019-08-08, 19:00

Beijing Asserts Power to Declare Emergency to Quell Hong Kong Unrest China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs laid out specific measures for the city’s leader to address long-running protests. Earlier, the city’s leader, Carrie Lam, had insisted her government can deal with the unrest....
2019-09-03, 16:00

Hong Kong Leader Withdraws the Extradition Bill That Sparked Weeks of Unrest The embattled leader of Hong Kong, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, has formally withdrawn a divisive bill that sparked the worst political crisis the Chinese enclave has seen in decades. “The government will formally withdraw the bill in order to fully allay public concerns,” Lam said in a t...
2019-09-04, 12:39

Chinese state media says 'Western ideologues' to blame for Hong Kong unrest Chinese state media blamed meddling by Western governments on Thursday for unrest in Hong Kong amid an escalating diplomatic spat between China and the United Kingdom over protests in the former British colony....
2019-07-04, 07:52

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 frustration with city leader Carrie Lam....
2019-07-02, 01:39

Fitch cuts Hong Kong's credit rating amid unrest in the city A now withdrawn extradition bill has sparked protests that have occasionally degenerated into violence, creating Hong Kong's worst social unrest in decades and hurting the city's economy....
2019-09-06, 11:26

Hong Kong enters 15th week of mass protests as unrest continues Pro-democracy demonstrators clash with Beijing supporters as riot police subdue protestersRival groups of demonstrators clashed in Hong Kong and police made arrests in another weekend of mass protests after months of political unrest.Dozens of pro-Beijing protesters waved Chinese flags and chanted “...
2019-09-14, 13:39

Hong Kong protesters hurl petrol bombs in latest wave of unrest HONG KONG – Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters throwing petrol bombs at government buildings on Sunday, as months of sometimes violent demonstrations showed no sign of letting up. Some protesters threw bricks at police outside the Chinese People’...
2019-09-16, 22:26

Argentine Peso Dives on Peronists' Potential Return Argentina’s peso had its worst fall in at least a decade and stocks plunged amid investor concerns about the potential return to power of the country’s populist Peronist movement, which advocates greater state control of the economy and opposes a landmark trade deal with the EU....
2019-08-13, 04:00

Hong Kong protests: China military breaks silence to warn unrest should not be tolerated Chinese military garrison chief in Hong Kong says army is determined to protect China’s sovereignty, stoking fears of interventionThe head of the Chinese army in Hong Kong has spoken on the protests for the first time, saying the unrest has “seriously threatened the life and safety” of the people an...
2019-08-01, 11:13

Cathay Pacific C.E.O.’s Resignation Shows China’s Looming Power Over Hong Kong Unrest The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s influence over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
2019-08-17, 00:52

Resolving trade war and Hong Kong unrest more important to China than saving 'face,' StanChart says China's priorities right now are to resolve its trade dispute with the U.S. and settle the civil unrest in Hong Kong, said Becky Liu, head of China macro strategy at Standard Chartered Bank....
2019-08-30, 20:00

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to amend the city’s extradition law that would allow the transfer of suspects to mainland China. The bipartisan Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy A...
2019-06-14, 11:39

State Dept. 'deeply concerned' by China threats as unrest in Hong Kong grows Bipartisan U.S. concern over the discord in Hong Kong is growing, as the State Department on Wednesday issued a travel warning for the region and expressed support for pro-democracy demonstrators there.The bipartisan leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday condemned Chinese autho...
2019-08-15, 05:00

Hong Kong Leader Formally Withdraws the Extradition Bill That Sparked Weeks of Unrest The embattled leader of Hong Kong, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, has formally withdrawn a divisive bill that sparked the worst political crisis the Chinese enclave has seen in decades. The move satisfies one the protesters’ key demands. But critics say the concession is unlikely to bring an end ...
2019-09-04, 18:13

Yen, gold gain on trade war angst; Argentine peso sinks Investors piled into gold, safe-haven yen and bonds on Monday over nagging concerns about a prolonged U.S.-China trade war and global growth, while Argentina's peso plunged 22% after voters handed its president an election mauling....
2019-08-12, 22:00

Argentine peso crashes after Macri gets thumped in primary election Argentina's beleaguered peso currency collapsed 30.3% to record 65 per U.S. dollar on Monday, traders said, after market-friendly President Mauricio Macri's worse-than-expected performance in the country's Sunday primary election....
2019-08-12, 17:13

Argentine Peso Collapses as Macri’s Re-election Chances Drop Stocks and bonds also slid as voters flirted with a return to interventionist economics by snubbing President Mauricio Macri and his market-friendly approach in primary voting....
2019-08-13, 00:26

Argentine peso, bonds whiplashed after capital controls imposed Argentine bond prices fell to record lows on Monday and a jittery peso see-sawed between losses and gains after the country imposed capital controls on Sunday in a bid to stem a currency rout that is sharpening the risk of default....
2019-09-02, 21:13

Argentine Peso Strengthens Against Dollar After Currency Controls Introduced The Argentine peso gained against the dollar after the government announced measures on Sunday to try to slow an outflow of the currency amid a crisis of confidence....
2019-09-02, 17:52

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov Links DDoS Cyber-Attack to Hong Kong Unrest, China Telegram suffered a major cyber-attack that appeared to originate from China, the company's CEO said Thursday, linking it to the ongoing political unrest in Hong Kong....
2019-06-13, 11:26

Protesters clash with police, chant 'liberate Hong Kong' as unrest continues for 10th week Hong Kong police fired tear gas and charged with batons, marking a shift in tactics during a tenth straight weekend of unrest in the former British colony where many are chafing at Chinese rule....
2019-08-12, 00:13

Hong Kong protesters hurl petrol bombs at government buildings in latest wave of unrest Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters throwing petrol bombs at government buildings on Sunday, as months of sometimes violent demonstrations showed no sign of letting up....
2019-09-15, 17:13

UPDATE 6-Argentine peso, bonds whiplashed after capital controls imposed Argentine bond prices fell to record lows on Monday and the official and black market pesos diverged after the country imposed capital controls in a bid to stem a currency rout that is sharpening the risk of default....
2019-09-02, 22:13

UPDATE 7-Argentine peso, bonds whiplashed after capital controls imposed Argentine bond prices fell to record lows on Monday and the official and black market pesos diverged after the country imposed capital controls in a bid to stem a currency rout that is sharpening the risk of default....
2019-09-03, 04:26

Macri vows to win second term after Argentine peso crashes on primary results Argentine President Mauricio Macri vowed on Monday to win a second term despite a surprisingly strong performance by the opposition in the primary election that set off a shockwave through markets, crashing the peso currency and sending stocks and bonds tumbling....
2019-08-13, 02:26

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks up, Argentine peso closes up before Fitch downgrade Most Latin American stocks rose on Monday, joining a rebound in global markets on hopes of fiscal and monetary stimulus in major economies, while Argentina was handed a fresh blow as Fitch downgraded its credit rating, pushing it deeper into junk territory. Stocks in the region, besides those i...
2019-08-17, 04:26

Wall Street traders pump up Argentine peso as currency controls hit home Argentina's peso surged on Tuesday, pumped up by Wall Street traders cheering President Mauricio Macri's capital controls that are aimed at protecting the beleaguered currency....
2019-09-03, 23:52

Argentine peso edges up, but falls on black market after currency controls imposed Argentina's peso edged up in early trading on Monday, but weakened in the black market after the country imposed capital controls on Sunday in a bid to protect the beleaguered currency amid a sharpening debt crisis....
2019-09-02, 16:39

Taiwan Denies Stoking Hong Kong Unrest and Blasts Communist Party for Refusing to Meet Protesters’ Demands (Bloomberg) — Taiwan denied interfering in Hong Kong’s affairs to support protesters, rejecting such claims by Beijing as “talking nonsense.” The Taipei-based Mainland Affairs Council said in a statement Sunday that unrest in the former British colony stemmed from the Communi...
2019-09-02, 17:52

Hong Kong police deploy water cannons amid clashes with protesters in 15th consecutive weekend of unrest The streets of downtown Hong Kong turned into the site of clashes between protesters and police on Sunday as the political turmoil continues in the global financial center for a 15th straight weekend....
2019-09-16, 05:00

UPDATE 7-Wall Street traders pump up Argentine peso as currency controls hit home Argentina's peso surged on Tuesday, pumped up by Wall Street traders cheering President Mauricio Macri's capital controls that are aimed at protecting the beleaguered currency....
2019-09-04, 03:00

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real pauses after rally, Argentine peso hit by Moody's revision Most Latin American currencies weakened on Monday, halting the Brazilian real's recent run-up as investors looked for progress in the government's pension reform bill, while the Argentine peso was hit hard by Moody's outlook cut. The real fell about 0.5% after posting its strongest weekly gain s...
2019-07-15, 23:26

REFILE-UPDATE 8-Macri vows to win second term after Argentine peso crashes on primary results Argentine President Mauricio Macri vowed on Monday to win a second term despite a surprisingly strong performance by the opposition in the primary election that set off a shockwave through markets, crashing the peso currency and sending stocks and bonds tumbling....
2019-08-13, 04:26

EMERGING MARKETS-Argentine peso steadies on capital controls, broader Latam hit by trade woes The Argentine peso steadied and the Merval stock index jumped on Monday as the country imposed capital controls to stem losses in the currency, outperforming its Latin American peers held back by worries over new U.S.-China tariffs. The peso closed up 0.88% at 59 per dollar in official trading a...
2019-09-02, 22:13

Asia stocks set to trade lower as Hong Kong crisis grows Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Hong Kong authorities will attempt to restart flights at the airport after operations were crippled on Monday due to protests....
2019-08-13, 02:00

From 'Asia's finest' to 'black dogs': Hong Kong police under pressure Hong Kong's vaunted police force is facing a crisis of confidence and leadership amid the city's worsening political tensions, according to serving and retired officers, politicians and security analysts....
2019-07-17, 17:52

Chinese stocks jump as investors watch Hong Kong developments Mainland Chinese markets and Hong Kong stocks jumped on Thursday morning as investors closely watched geopolitical developments. The Hang Seng index had surged on Wednesday following the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill....
2019-09-05, 04:39

Hong Kong investors face uncertainty as Chinese questions mount Huge demonstrations in Hong Kong saw a controversial extradition bill shelved, but fears over potential Chinese interference in the self-governing territory continue to raise doubts among business leaders there....
2019-06-21, 14:39

Asia falls after Trump announces more tariffs on China; Hong Kong, Japan drop more than 2% Asia stocks dropped on Friday after a surprise tariff announcement from the United States overnight escalated trade tensions between Washington and Beijing....
2019-08-04, 00:13

Hang Seng index clings on to gains as investors watch Hong Kong developments Hong Kong stocks mostly held on to gains on Thursday after seeing a surge on Wednesday following reports surrounding the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill....
2019-09-05, 13:13

Investors to focus on the peso after CFK's shock VP announcement Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s announcement won’t immediately change demand for Argentine assets, but it might give some short-term relief to the peso, according to experts.  ...
2019-05-21, 15:26

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam markets struggle as recession fears grow; Argentine peso down again The Argentine peso declined for a third day on Wednesday and most Latin American markets weakened as worrying economic data from China and Germany and moves in U.S. bond markets suggested a recession for major global economies is on the horizon as a bruising U.S.-China trade war drags on. The Br...
2019-08-14, 18:13

EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latam markets rebound on China relief, Argentine peso extends falls Most Latin American markets rebounded on Tuesday as fears of further escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions eased slightly after the United States delayed tariffs on certain Chinese goods, while Argentina's peso continued its slide on rising fears of a return to populist policies. Equities and...
2019-08-14, 00:13

Chinese markets tumble; investors await Trump-Xi meeting Stocks in Asia slipped on Tuesday, while investors looked toward a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping set to happen later in the week....
2019-06-27, 19:39

Asian shares up as Brexit, Hong Kong progress lifts mood Asian stocks perked up on Thursday, as apparent progress in the political crises in Britain and Hong Kong gave investor confidence a shot in the arm, with easing fears of a hard Brexit lifting the battered pound....
2019-09-05, 05:00

Political risks of Hong Kong exchange's $39 billion LSE approach takes toll on shares Hong Kong stock exchange shares fell more than 3% on Thursday as investors raised concerns about the political and regulatory risks involved in its $39 billion approach to take over London Stock Exchange (LSE) ....
2019-09-12, 12:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares up as Brexit, Hong Kong progress lifts mood Asian stocks perked up on Thursday, as apparent progress in the political crises in Britain and Hong Kong gave investor confidence a shot in the arm, with easing fears of a hard Brexit lifting the battered pound....
2019-09-05, 06:52

Hong Kong exchange shares fall as political risks of $39 billion LSE approach weigh Shares in the Hong Kong stock exchange fell more than 3% on Thursday as investors cast doubt on the merits of its $39 billion takeover approach to London Stock Exchange Plc (LSE) , a deal that would create a global financial giant....
2019-09-12, 10:13

Asia stocks decline as Chinese economic data disappoints; Japan's automakers tumble Stocks in Asia declined in Friday morning trade as Chinese economic data came in below expectations amid rising trade tensions between the U.S. and Mexico....
2019-05-31, 03:39

Slack shares tumble after dismal forecast Shares of Slack Technologies Inc tumbled 14%, wiping out nearly all their gains since the company's listing in July, after the workplace messaging firm warned of slower revenue growth amid intensifying competition....
2019-09-05, 17:00

Alibaba seeks stock split to boost available shares ahead of reported Hong Kong listing Under Alibaba's proposal, one share would be split into eight with the number of shares available for investors increasing from 4 billion to 32 billion....
2019-06-17, 09:52

Alibaba shareholders approve stock split that could boost shares ahead of reported Hong Kong IPO The one-to-eight stock split would mean the current number of ordinary shares — which stands at 4 billion — will increase to 32 billion. It comes ahead of a reported Hong Kong listing....
2019-07-16, 07:52

Japanese shares jump to 1-month high on Hong Kong, Brexit, US-China trade news Japanese shares advanced to a one month-high on Thursday as investors cheered some easing tension in Hong Kong, British lawmakers' vote against a "no-deal" Brexit and signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks....
2019-09-05, 06:52

Micro Focus shares tumble 34% after revenue warning Micro Focus International will miss its full-year revenue target, prompting an accelerated operations review, sending the British IT group's shares plunging....
2019-08-29, 20:39

Eton's conjunctivitis treatment fails to win FDA nod; shares tumble Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its treatment for conjunctivitis, sending its shares tumbling nearly 20 percent in extended trading....
2019-07-13, 04:00

Japan's Nikkei gains as yen retreats, tech shares tumble Japan's Nikkei share average gained on Tuesday morning as a retreat in the yen helped to lift some exporters while Apple suppliers and other technology firms dropped, in step with Apple....
2019-07-09, 05:26

Weak dog food sales hit Smucker results; shares tumble J. M. Smucker Co cut its full-year earnings forecast and reported disappointing quarterly results on Tuesday, as sales of its Nutrish dog food brand were hit by fierce competition, triggering a 10% drop in its shares....
2019-08-27, 19:39

UPDATE 2-Coty to write down $3 bln in assets as it restructures, shares tumble Coty Inc said on Monday it would write down about $3 billion in value of brands acquired from Procter & Gamble Co, as the struggling cosmetics maker laid out a four-year restructuring plan, sending its shares down as much as 19%....
2019-07-01, 19:00

BASF shares tumble after chemicals giant slashes outlook BASF shares fell almost 6% on Tuesday after an overnight profit warning in which the German chemicals giant citing trade friction forecast a 30% fall in adjusted annual operating profit instead of a rise....
2019-07-09, 15:13

Fitbit Shares Tumble After Company Lowers Revenue Outlook Fitbit lowered its full-year-revenue outlook as sales of smartwatches declined, sending the company’s shares down more than 18% in after-hours trading....
2019-08-01, 02:00

Google shares tumble amid looming US antitrust investigation Google, the search engine giant fined $5.1 billion over anticompetitive practices in Europe last year, tumbled in New York trading after reports that prosecutors are planning an antitrust investigation of the company in the U.S....
2019-06-04, 09:13

Shares of Huawei suppliers tumble amid ongoing turmoil Shares of Chinese telecommunications heavyweight Huawei's suppliers took a hit on Thursday afternoon amid the ongoing fallout surrounding the Chinese telecommunications giant....
2019-05-23, 09:13

Coach-owner Tapestry shares tumble as its sales and forecast disappoint Tapestry forecast a surprise fall in first-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, as the high-end fashion house struggles with sluggish demand for its Kate Spade handbags, sending its shares down 6%....
2019-08-16, 14:00

Shares of Nintendo tumble after it announces a delay in a closely-watched video game Shares of Japanese video game maker Nintendo plunged on Wednesday after the company announced a delay in the launch of a highly-anticipated video game, "Animal Crossing: New Horizons."...
2019-06-12, 10:00

Shares of Nintendo tumble after it announces a delay in a closely watched video game Shares of Japanese video game maker Nintendo plunged on Wednesday after the company announced a delay in the launch of a highly anticipated video game, "Animal Crossing: New Horizons."...
2019-08-03, 22:26

Slack forecasts bigger third-quarter loss, slowing revenue growth; shares tumble Slack Technologies Inc forecast slowing revenue growth in the second half and a bigger-than-expected third-quarter loss in its first report as a public company on Wednesday, as it faces intense competition from Microsoft Corp and others....
2019-09-05, 02:53

UPDATE 2-Pot company Cronos warns of wider H2 loss on higher costs; shares tumble Canada's Cronos Group shares reversed course to trade down after the pot company forecast a wider second-half loss compared to the first, even as sales soar, as it spends on developing new products and expanding abroad....
2019-08-08, 20:13

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....
2019-06-09, 23:13

China's Hong Kong office condemns 'near-terrorist acts' at Hong Kong airport China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned what it called "near-terrorist acts" at Hong Kong's airport and reiterated support for local authorities to severely punish those responsible amid an escalating crisis in the Chinese-controlled city....
2019-08-14, 10:00

Investors are excited about Southeast Asia. Here's their advice for start-ups Silicon Valley has long been the epicenter of global start-up innovation, but investors are now looking further afield to emerging start-up hubs like Southeast Asia. They shared their advice for hopeful entrepreneurs....
2019-07-02, 09:13

Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala exposed to carbon monoxide in fatal plane crash, investigators say Argentine soccer star Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before their small plane crashed in the English Channel earlier this year, investigators said Wednesday....
2019-08-16, 12:52

Asia stocks mostly higher as investors await Powell's testimony Stocks in Asia mostly edged up on Wednesday as investors awaited comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for possible clues on the central bank's next move on interest rates....
2019-07-10, 12:00

Asia stocks mixed as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia were mixed on Friday as investors watched yields on longer duration U.S. Treasurys as well as for developments on the U.S.-China trade front....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Sovereign investors shun Europe for Asia, emerging markets Nearly three times as many sovereign investors plan to raise exposure to emerging markets rather than Europe this year as the continent's attraction wanes due to slowing economic growth and rising political risk, a study by asset manager Invesco showed....
2019-07-08, 03:13

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States and China....
2019-05-24, 06:52

Asia stocks struggle for direction as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday following an overnight inversion of a closely watched U.S. Treasury yield curve to its worst level in more than a decade....
2019-08-28, 12:26

Asia stocks edge lower as investors watch for G-20 summit developments Stocks in Asia Pacific dipped in Friday morning trade as investors watched for developments from the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, where U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set to meet amid the ongoing trade standoff....
2019-06-28, 05:26

Asia Pacific stocks advance as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Markets in Asia Pacific advanced on Thursday as investors awaited the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
2019-06-27, 19:39

Asia stocks subdued as investors look ahead to jobs report stateside Stocks in Asia were muted on Friday morning ahead of the upcoming release of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report, which may provide clues on whether the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates at its monetary policy meeting later this month....
2019-07-05, 03:13

As unrest deepens, Hong Kongers eye exits from Vancouver to Melbourne As protests in Hong Kong stretch from summer into autumn with little sign of resolution, a surge in migration applications suggests more locals are making plans to leave the special administrative region....
2019-09-13, 05:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks hit 6-mth low as investors flee to safety, yuan slumps Asian shares suffered their steepest daily drop in nine months on Monday, as Sino-U.S. trade friction sent the yuan slumping to a more than decade trough and stampeded investors into safe harbours including the yen, bonds and gold....
2019-08-05, 09:00

Asia stocks rise as stimulus, policy hopes calm nervous investors Asian stocks rose on Monday as hopes of more stimulus from central banks around the world and steps being taken by major economies such as Germany and China soothed investors' fears of a sharp global economic slump....
2019-08-19, 04:00

Asia markets trade lower as investors await China's growth data Investors will be watching out for Chinese gross domestic product data for the second quarter, set to be released at 10:00 a.m. HK/SIN, for clues as to whether policy makers will introduce more stimulus measures in the coming months....
2019-07-15, 03:26

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks at 6-mth lows, yuan slumps as investors flee to safety Asian shares suffered their steepest daily drop in 10 months on Monday, as Sino-U.S. trade friction sent the yuan slumping to a more than decade trough and stampeded investors into safe harbours including the yen, bonds and gold....
2019-08-05, 09:00

Asia stocks subdued as investors await Chinese trade data; Singapore GDP falls 3.4% Preliminary data released Friday showed gross domestic product in Singapore dropping 3.4% in the April-June period, badly missing analyst expectations....
2019-07-12, 03:39

Asia stocks rise as investors watch US-China trade developments, Shenzhen jumps more than 2% Stocks in Asia traded higher Tuesday afternoon as investors watch for developments on the U.S.-China trade front following a recent escalation in tensions....
2019-08-27, 07:26

Stocks in Asia mixed as investors await ECB interest rate decision; Apple suppliers jump Shares of Apple suppliers in Asia traded higher on Wednesday following the unveiling of the Cupertino-based tech giant's latest products on Tuesday....
2019-09-11, 06:52

Asia shares slip, long for clarity on Fed policy Asian shares drifted off on Thursday as uncertainty over the outlook for both U.S. interest rates and the chance of global fiscal stimulus sucked the life out of markets....
2019-08-22, 10:39

Asia shares hit four-month low on risk of endless trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a prolonged technology cold war between the world's two largest economies....
2019-05-23, 08:39

Asia shares find support, still waiting on stimulus Asian shares edged ahead on Thursday after Wall Street got a boost from strong retail results, while bonds retreated as U.S. policy makers sounded conflicted on whether to cut interest rates as sharply as markets were wagering....
2019-08-22, 04:26

Asia shares drift lower, wait on U.S. inflation Asian share markets took a step back on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could shuffle the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
2019-06-12, 07:13

Asia shares count on Powell to stay accommodative Asian shares pulled ahead on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as investors waited anxiously to hear if the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for U.S. easing this month....
2019-07-10, 09:13

Asia shares sink to four-month low, yen a safe harbor Asian shares carved out a four-month trough on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies....
2019-05-23, 05:52

Activist Investors Circling Groupon as Shares Slump Groupon investors and a few outsiders—including several activist groups—are targeting shareholders who are dissatisfied with Groupon’s strategy of boosting its valuation by growing subscriptions....
2019-08-30, 11:39

Tesla shares, bonds take a hit as investors fear 'code red' Investors worry about the automaker's cash burn, sales outlook and problems with an Autopilot system that CEO Elon Musk has held out as key to the electric carmaker's future. One analyst called the company's predicament a "code red situation."...
2019-05-21, 15:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares sit still, await clarity on Fed policy Asian shares went flat on Thursday as uncertainty over the outlook for both U.S. interest rates and the chance of global fiscal stimulus sucked the life out of markets....
2019-08-22, 05:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares pin all on dovish Fed, risk disappointment Asian shares hit five-week highs on Wednesday as investors wagered the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day....
2019-06-19, 10:39

Asia shares subdued, dollar supported as sterling suffers Asian shares drifted off on Wednesday as anxious investors awaited more earnings reports from corporate America, while the dollar held firm in the wake of robust U.S. retail data and a Brexit-driven dive in the pound....
2019-07-17, 10:52

Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S. jobs report that could sway the course of interest rates there....
2019-06-07, 02:52

Asia shares slump to four-month low on risk of interminable trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a prolonged technology cold war between the world's two largest economies....
2019-05-23, 10:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares hit 4-mth low on risk of endless trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a prolonged technology cold war between the world's two largest economies....
2019-05-23, 06:26

Asia shares slip, dollar gains as sterling slides Asian shares drifted lower on Wednesday after a lacklustre performance by Wall Street, while the dollar got a lift from robust U.S. retail data and a Brexit-driven dive in the pound....
2019-07-17, 05:00

Asia shares come off four-month low, euro steady after fragmented EU vote Asia stocks inched up but remained near four-month lows on Monday amid concerns about U.S.-China tensions while the euro stayed in a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections....
2019-05-27, 08:26

Asian shares rise as investors watch trade war, economies Asian shares are higher as investors continue to rejigger their read on President Donald Trump’s trade war and growing worries about slowing economies around the world...
2019-08-19, 09:39

Asian shares inch up as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Share markets in Asia edged higher early on Friday morning as investors clung on to hopes that a highly anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend could lead to an easing of trade tensions....
2019-06-28, 04:39

Foreign Investors Continue To Sell Shares Despite Surcharge Rollback Following the FPI tax surcharge announcement on July 5, the key indices fell sharply from their lifetime highs owing due to outflow of foreign funds....
2019-09-02, 19:52

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares sink to 4-month low, yen a safe harbour Asian shares carved out a four-month trough on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies....
2019-05-23, 05:39

Asia Pacific shares trade mixed as Dow winning streak ends Shares in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Wednesday morning following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's winning streak....
2019-06-12, 02:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares count on Powell to stay accommodative Asian shares pulled ahead on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as investors waited anxiously to hear if the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for U.S. easing this month....
2019-07-10, 09:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares find support, still waiting on stimulus Asian shares edged ahead on Thursday after Wall Street got a boost from strong retail results, while bonds retreated as U.S. policy makers sounded conflicted on whether to cut interest rates as sharply as markets were wagering....
2019-08-22, 04:00

Shares across Asia fall sharply amid US-Chinese trade tensions Australia’s ASX200 index down 1.46%, Tokyo off 2% and Hong Kong falls 3.3% as fears grow about a global recessionShares in Australia and across Asia Pacific have fallen sharply amid a new flare-up of US-Chinese trade tensions.The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index in Sydney was down 99 points on Monday, or ...
2019-08-26, 06:00

Asia shares cautious in case Powell closes rate door Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for U.S. policy easing this month....
2019-07-10, 06:39

Shares flat as investors parse economic data, dollar dips for third day World shares came within a whisker of posting their first weekly loss since May on Friday and the dollar was down for a third day running, as even a stronger-than-expected U.S. inflation print failed to shake bets on Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
2019-07-12, 12:52

Asian shares inch up as cautious investors await U.S. data, earnings Major Asian equity indicators nudged higher on Monday as investors awaited U.S. retail sales data and corporate earnings to gauge the health of the world's biggest economy, with markets remaining focused on a likely U.S. rate cut this month....
2019-07-16, 07:26

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S. jobs report that could sway the course of interest rates there....
2019-06-07, 06:52

Asia shares slip amid dampened expectations for Fed to slash interest rates Stocks in Asia were lower in Monday morning trade after a strong jobs report last Friday stateside moderated expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could soon be making a move on interest rates....
2019-07-08, 02:26

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip, dollar gains as sterling slides Asian shares drifted lower on Wednesday after a lacklustre performance by Wall Street, while the dollar got a lift from robust U.S. retail data and a Brexit-driven dive in the pound....
2019-07-17, 03:52

Asia shares up on policy easing hopes, yuan slips on PBOC signals Asian shares were slightly higher on Friday on expectations global central banks will soon embark on an easing cycle in the face of international trade frictions and fears of a world recession....
2019-06-07, 11:13

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares inch up as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Share markets in Asia edged higher early on Friday morning as investors clung on to hopes that a highly anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend could lead to an easing of trade tensions....
2019-06-28, 07:39

Asian shares creep higher as wary investors await U.S. data, earnings Most Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday, but gains were limited as investors awaited U.S. retail sales data and corporate earnings to gauge the health of the world's biggest economy ahead of a likely U.S. rate cut later this month....
2019-07-16, 10:52

Asia shares mixed as Chinese food inflation soars, Japan GDP beats expectations China's consumer inflation for the month of July rose at its fastest year-on-year pace since February 2018, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics....
2019-08-09, 13:13

Asia shares mixed as China sets the yuan midpoint slightly weaker than expected Asia Pacific stocks were subdued in Wednesday afternoon trade as investors kept a close watch on the Chinese yuan amid escalating U.S.-China trade tensions....
2019-08-07, 07:39

Shares in Asia trade mixed as European central bank delays rate hike Stocks in Asia were mixed in early trade on Friday as the European Central Bank said it would delay its first post-crisis interest rate hike till at least the middle of next year....
2019-06-07, 05:26

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares muted, trade risk offsets rate hopes Asian markets were in a mixed mood on Thursday as fears the U.S. trade tussle with Mexico would further depress global growth, warred with wagers central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus....
2019-06-06, 07:52

Surprise rise in Chinese exports boosts shares in Europe and Asia – business live Greek unemployment drops to 8-year lowGold, a safe-haven asset, hovers near $1,500 an ounce 11.47am BST Craig Erlam, senior market analyst UK and EMEA at trading platform Oanda, has sent us his thoughts.It’s been a wild ride in the markets so far this week and there’s little reason to expect anythin...
2019-08-08, 13:52

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares cautious in case Powell closes rate door Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for U.S. policy easing this month....
2019-07-10, 06:52

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares flat as investors parse economic data, dollar dips for third day World shares came within a whisker of posting their first weekly loss since May on Friday and the dollar was down for a third day running, as even a stronger-than-expected U.S. inflation print failed to shake bets on Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
2019-07-12, 12:39

Asia shares rise on trade talks hope, firm U.S. data; safe havens sold Asian stocks gained on Friday, joining a global trend as investors took heart from firm U.S. economic data plans hopes a meeting between U.S. and Chinese negotiators next month signals an easing in trade tensions....
2019-09-06, 10:26

Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the president’s own national security adviser....
2019-05-26, 04:13

Neurotrope shares crash after Alzheimer's drug fails in trial Drug developer Neurotrope Inc's shares tumbled nearly 80% on Monday after the company said its experimental treatment for Alzheimer's disease did not meet the main goal of a mid-stage study....
2019-09-09, 22:26

Boeing shares rise after report that a bird strike may have caused 737 Max crash Boeing shares rose Tuesday after a Wall Street Journal report said aviation officials believe a bird strike may have caused the crash of a 737 Max in Ethiopia in March....
2019-05-21, 15:26

Tocagen's brain cancer treatment fails late-stage study, shares crash Tocagen Inc's shares fell nearly 80% after its experimental treatment failed to extend life of brain cancer patients in a study, the latest in a series of setbacks for patients awaiting new treatment options for the condition....
2019-09-12, 17:52

Dale Earnhardt Jr. shares update on plane crash injuries two days before he races at Darlington Dale Earnhardt Jr. says swelling on back has gone down since plane crash: 'I think I'm going to be OK' to drive in Xfinity Series race in Darlington.       ...
2019-08-30, 14:00

NTSB shares details from Dale Earnhardt Jr. plane crash: Hard landing before catching fire NTSB investigators say plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr. and family "bounced at least twice" upon landing Thursday before skidding off the runway.       ...
2019-08-17, 00:26

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations from their predecessors. That is a great opportunity, but it requires private banks to be nimble, thoughtful and technologically adept....
2019-05-21, 15:01

Private banking: Who stays in Asia, wins in Asia For many private banks that set up in Asia in the last decade, the cost of doing business kept them locked out of the vast expansion of wealth in the region; those that didn’t leave are settling into a more mature industry, but they are a long way from being able to relax....
2019-05-21, 15:01

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 round of Hong Kong protests were kicked off by the...
2019-08-16, 15:13

Why Hong Kong Is Still Protesting and Where It May Go Next What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has erupted into a broader challenge to Beijing’s grip on the city....
2019-08-07, 13:00

Traveling to Hong Kong? Here's what you need to know Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thousands of demonstrators occupied the city's airport....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, and both the local and central governments appear to have a greater degree of flexibility or patience on these issues as well....
2019-06-15, 17:13

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city’s 7.5 million people regularly display a penchant for protest. Recent demonstrations forced the local government to suspend consideration of a bill that would have allowed extraditions to the mainland for the first time. Chinese Presi...
2019-07-02, 04:39

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power to choose their top leader, neither as part of China since 1997 nor as an outpost of the British Empire for 156 years before that. In 2014, the prospe...
2019-06-10, 06:13

What do the Hong Kong protesters want? The territory has been rocked by protests ending in violent clashes with police. Demonstrators have five key demandsHong Kong has been rocked by protests since early June, many of which have ended in violent clashes between police and demonstrators. Continue reading......
2019-08-13, 23:26

Hong Kong crisis — What you need to know The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solution in sight, but what, exactly, is at stake? DW explains....
2019-08-23, 08:00

Why Hong Kong is protesting Hong Kong is facing a major political crisis as it heads into a 10th week of mass demonstrations. What started as a movement against a controversial law has expanded into something much bigger....
2019-08-14, 02:52

How Hong Kong Can Save Itself Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on deep, festering problems with the city’s economic model....
2019-08-08, 17:26

Why Hong Kong’s bid for the LSE must struggle The bid by HKEX for the London Stock Exchange is bold and has scale on its side, but faces regulatory barriers – and the fact the LSE has a different idea of what an exchange should look like....
2019-09-16, 12:13

Why Hong Kong’s Still Protesting and Where It May Go What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has grown into a broader challenge to Beijing’s grip on the city. The local government suspended the bill in June and declared it “dead” in July, but protests continued -- as did erupt...
2019-09-04, 20:13

Why Hong Kong’s Still Protesting and Where It May Go: QuickTake What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has erupted into a broader challenge to Beijing’s grip on the city. The local government suspended the bill in June and declared it “dead” in July, but protests continued -- as did out...
2019-08-29, 14:00

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent campaign seeking to preserve the city's civil liberties....
2019-07-10, 15:52

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning on Thursday....
2019-06-27, 23:39

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally. Nonetheless, the administration is pressing ahead...
2019-06-11, 17:00

Then and Now: 79 Days of Protest in Hong Kong It has been 79 days since an estimated one million people took to the streets of Hong Kong to join a protest that kicked off a summer of upheaval, and the movement shows little sign of abating. The protests that gripped this semiautonomous region of China beginning on June 9 have become its longest ...
2019-08-28, 00:00

Why are Hong Kong protesters at the airport? HKG, Hong Kong's international airport, is one of the busiest in Asia. And it had emerged as a key protest target before today's mass gathering, as anti-government demonstrators looked to take their message directly to the international community....
2019-08-13, 22:00

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....
2019-08-14, 22:26

'Now or never': Hong Kong protesters say they have nothing to lose Exasperated with the government's unflinching attitude to escalating civil unrest, Jason Tse quit his job in Australia and jumped on a plane to join what he believes is a do-or-die fight for Hong Kong's future....
2019-08-28, 04:13

Is Hong Kong still safe to visit? Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thousands of demonstrators occupied the city's airport....
2019-08-17, 14:52

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened to include authorities’ response to last week’s mass demonstrations....
2019-06-21, 17:52

Trouble in Hong Kong: What Stocks Can Tell You About What's Next Hong Kong protests have been in the news lately. Analysts often blame any trouble in the stock market on the trouble in the streets -- but in Hong Kong, it's been precisely the other way around. Watch, it's a fascinating, quick story....
2019-06-20, 00:00

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 Expert....
2019-08-26, 22:26

Let's try the food at the Hong Kong McDonald's I’m spending time in one of the world’s indisputably great food cities and here I am sitting with a shamefully large order of food at a Hong Kong McDonald’s. Why? Because I find it a fascinating anthropological exercise. McDonald’s is a global unit of currency, and every territory has its interpreta...
2019-05-30, 07:00

On the Streets With Hong Kong’s Protesters We saw scenes of violence, as well as hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators. There is still some unity in the face of mainland China’s encroaching influence, but it is less clear how this leaderless protest movement will advance....
2019-07-03, 01:52

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the country’s futureAs the United States engages in an increasingly heated debate over policy towards China – the fight against Huawei, the trade war, talk of a ...
2019-06-15, 10:39

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....
2019-08-10, 10:13

Hong Kong protesters have a new anthem Mid Autumn Festival is typically celebrated with lanterns, lion dances and mooncakes, but this year Hong Kong is adding a more recent tradition: protests....
2019-09-13, 20:26

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally legitimate, says Alexander Görlach....
2019-06-12, 22:26

Hong Kong: ‘Revolution is war, and no war is without bloodshed’ Anger is rising as the state crackdown intensifies, and protesters say they are prepared for confrontation and sacrificeRyan Lee, a 27-year-old computer engineer, only started taking part in Hong Kong’s demonstrations in June. Since then, it has been a steep learning curve.He has tackled a police of...
2019-08-31, 23:00

China's new tactic in Hong Kong It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving an inch of ground....
2019-08-08, 19:00

Countdown to 2047: What Will Happen to Hong Kong? When China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong from the British in 1997, it was under an agreement to allow the city a “high degree of autonomy” for 50 years. That arrangement, known as “one country, two systems,” is almost halfway to its expiration date. Months of turmoil on Hong Kong’s streets, wi...
2019-08-28, 00:52

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....
2019-09-11, 16:39

Trump says is sure Hong Kong and China will be able to work it out U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is sure China and Hong Kong will be able to work things out after mass protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial descended into chaos....
2019-06-12, 18:52

Hong Kong protests take violent turn Police drew their guns as protesters threw bricks and petrol bombs during one of the most violent nights Hong Kong has seen over 12 consecutive weekends of protests....
2019-08-26, 10:00

Hong Kong is not having an existential crisis: Analyst Phillip Zhong of Morningstar Investment Management Asia says the Hong Kong protesters are seeking a higher degree of economic opportunity, and the unrest is not a fundamental crisis. He says the future of Hong Kong lies in a "greater degree of integration with China."...
2019-08-27, 18:00

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....
2019-08-03, 09:26

Hong Kong violence becoming more serious, but government in control, says Lam Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the embattled leader of the former British colony said on Tuesday....
2019-08-27, 15:39

Hong Kong Protesters Square Off With Police Violence between protesters and police spread across five districts late Saturday, with several police stations besieged and hundreds of residents pouring on to the streets to drive riot police from their neighborhood....
2019-08-04, 03:39

Hong Kong still has a future as China's middleman Hong Kong has long been a conduit between China and global business and finance. Now that unique status could be under threat from the gradual erosion of political freedoms....
2019-07-01, 08:13

A Guide to the Extradition Law That Has Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally. Nonetheless, the administration is pressing ahead...
2019-06-11, 18:26

Hong Kong leader says China backs her 'all the way' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that China "understands, respects and supports" her government's move to formally withdraw an extradition bill, part of measures she hoped would help the city "move forward" from months of unrest....
2019-09-05, 06:52

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep fighting extradition law Hong Kong students and civil rights activists vowed to keep protesting a proposed extradition bill that has become a lightning rod for concerns over greater Chinese control and erosion of civil liberties in the former British colony...
2019-06-12, 21:39

Clashes during pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong Another confrontation in Hong Kong on Saturday – this time between a flag-waving flash mob of Beijing supporters and a crowd of locals at a suburban shopping centre. (Sept. 14)        ...
2019-09-15, 04:52

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)        ...
2019-08-26, 22:00

Hong Kong's Dollar Peg: How It Works and Why It's In Question Hong Kong’s standing as a financial center rests partly on its decadeslong currency peg to the U.S. dollar. But street protests, trade tensions and a looming recession have pressured the Hong Kong dollar, and some investors are preparing for a rupture....
2019-08-26, 21:13

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong and China 'will be able to work it out' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-12, 22:52

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople in Hong Kong....
2019-06-11, 18:13

Hong Kong leader says escalation of violence is becoming more serious Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the escalation of violence in anti-government protests that have rocked the Asian financial center for three months is becoming more serious....
2019-08-27, 05:00

Hong Kong protesters swarm Mong Kok Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march happening Saturday in one of the world's most densely populated areas. Follow here for the latest....
2019-08-03, 12:13

The date which has both Hong Kong and Beijing on edge For months, October 1 has loomed over the mass pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, as a whispered deadline for the ruling Chinese Communist Party to take action to end the unrest....
2019-09-15, 10:52

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting: QuickTake Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally. Nonetheless, the administration is pressing ahead...
2019-06-11, 13:52

Hong Kong protesters shut down airport One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's main terminal Monday.        ...
2019-08-12, 21:39

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....
2019-07-05, 21:39

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....
2019-07-17, 14:13

Hong Kong Protesters Spy a New Enemy: Lampposts Hong Kong protesters, fearing increased government surveillance, recently took down more than a dozen smart lampposts equipped with Bluetooth connectivity, sensors and cameras that were being tested by the government....
2019-08-30, 14:00

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....
2019-09-16, 19:13

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....
2019-09-02, 11:39

Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters after sit-in Hong Kong riot police have faced off with protesters who were occupying a suburban train station to commemorate a violent attack there by masked assailants against supporters of the anti-government movement...
2019-08-22, 03:00

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 martial law. The last time it was used, in 1967, t...
2019-08-30, 23:39

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....
2019-06-17, 04:00

EU: Hong Kong developments are 'extremely worrying' The arrest of several prominent pro-democracy activists raised concern among EU foreign ministers. With Chinese soldiers stationed at the border with Hong Kong, Europe has warned against any further escalation....
2019-08-31, 04:52

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G-20 Leaders for Help Beijing has said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the Group of 20 summit meeting. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backing....
2019-06-27, 18:52

Hong Kong airport occupied by protesters Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series of demonstrations marking the tenth straight weekend of protests across the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-10, 01:39

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?...
2019-06-13, 16:52

Opinion: Another Tiananmen Square in Hong Kong? The protests in Hong Kong are increasingly becoming a thorn in Beijing's side. How much longer will the Communist Party leadership sit back and watch? Don't count out China making a rash decision, says Alexander Görlach....
2019-08-22, 10:13

U.S. Raises Travel Advisory on Hong Kong The U.S. raised the level of its advisory for citizens traveling to Hong Kong, asking them to exercise increased caution and citing nearly two months of protests that have bitten into the city’s tourism....
2019-08-08, 16:39

Students in Hong Kong Strike on First Day of Classes Tens of thousands of students in Hong Kong participated in a widespread strike by boycotting their first day of classes Monday. They joined hundreds of thousands of other protesters who have been calling for democracy and government accountability over the past three months....
2019-09-02, 21:39

Strikes bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong was hit by widespread strikes Monday that brought chaos to much of the city's transport network, including Hong Kong International Airport, in the most ambitious day of demonstrations since the movement began in June....
2019-08-06, 05:13

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she would ‘quit’ if she could HONG KONG – Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused “unforgivable havoc” by igniting the political crisis engulfing the city and would quit if she had a choice, according to an audio recording of remarks she made last week to a group of businesspeople. At the clos...
2019-09-03, 02:26

Everything You Need to Know About the Extradition Bill Rocking Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally. Nonetheless, the administration is pressing ahead...
2019-06-13, 05:52

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring in more investors from the region....
2019-05-28, 16:39

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam’s comments on Tuesday came after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory over the weekend to...
2019-06-11, 11:00

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will not resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam maintained that she has no plans to resign in the face of a turbulent pro-democracy movement that held a general strike leading to more than 100 flight cancellations and major traffic disruptions...
2019-08-05, 09:26

Hong Kong Chief Carrie Lam Says She Never Tried to Resign Hong Kong’s embattled leader said she has never tendered her resignation to Beijing and is committed to leading the city out of its monthslong political crisis....
2019-09-03, 16:00

U.K. Could Block Hong Kong Bid for London Exchange The U.K. government is unlikely to approve a potential $36.6 billion takeover of London Stock Exchange Group PLC by its Hong Kong rival because it forms too critical a part of the country’s financial infrastructure,....
2019-09-11, 22:13

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition bill has been widely shared on social media platforms....
2019-06-20, 06:52

Hong Kong isn't just battling on the streets: There is also a war on misinformation While Hong Kong protesters wage pitched battles with police on the street, fake news and misinformation are being spread online, fueling fear and suspicion....
2019-08-12, 07:13

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as coming from mainland China....
2019-06-21, 09:26

Hong Kong’s Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions Carrie Lam’s administration is confident that it can weather further demonstrations, despite recent violent clashes and signs that the economy could suffer....
2019-07-19, 16:13

Democracy, Property and Oligarchy in Hong Kong Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on deep, festering problems with the city’s economic model....
2019-08-08, 14:39

Hong Kong’s Uprising Rattles the Mainland Smelling blood, the protesters thronged in greater numbers. Demonstrations against an extradition bill in Hong Kong swelled on June 16 even after the city’s political leader, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, suspended the controversial legislation. March organizers say nearly 2 million people, youn...
2019-06-20, 20:52

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she would 'quit' if she could Hong Kong has been convulsed by sometimes violent protests and mass demonstrations since June, in response to a proposed law that would allow people suspected of crimes on the mainland to be extradited...
2019-09-03, 06:26

A day of striking sows chaos across Hong Kong 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...
2019-08-05, 20:39

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 Beijing in the long struggle to maintain their rights....
2019-06-23, 17:13

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong While the battle lines seem clearly drawn, views are often less absolute and loyalties not so predictable. On Australian campuses, this uncertainty is producing a deepening anxiety....
2019-09-16, 07:26

What Hong Kong's masked protesters fear And the more Hong Kong officials do to quiet the city's unrest, the more their methods are scrutinized by citizens for any whiff of the mainland's more heavy-handed, surveillance-first approach to law and order....
2019-09-10, 09:26

A Hong Kong ‘Troublemaker’ With a Clean Conscience Jimmy Lai, alone among the territory’s elite, supports the protests and refuses to pay even token obeisance to Beijing, which calls him a “black hand” and a C.I.A. agent....
2019-08-23, 07:13

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize their dissent — with protest tattoos. Artists in the city say they have been inundated with requests for ink that includes symbols of outrage, in...
2019-08-19, 13:00

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....
2019-07-11, 21:52

The Hong Kong Extradition Protests in Pictures Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
2019-06-12, 10:52

Hong Kong Is Unique---China Needs It to Stay That Way Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems” has always been viewed with deep ambivalence in the ultra-capitalist city and Beijing alike, but maintaining the arrangement is paramount to the success of both....
2019-09-09, 15:39

Protesters in Hong Kong to take their message to U.S. consulate Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced concessions this week aimed at ending the protests, including formally scrapping a hugely unpopular extradition bill, but many said the concessions were too little, too late....
2019-09-08, 17:39

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....
2019-06-12, 14:52

Hong Kong's Next-Gen Protesters: 'We Can't Stay Out of the Way Anymore' The demonstrators who have jammed Hong Kong’s streets over the past week or more have been overwhelmingly young and impatient about shaping the future of the city they love....
2019-06-17, 21:52

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?...
2019-07-23, 17:26

Hong Kong protesters tie up newspaper reporter A man seized by protesters at Hong Kong’s airport and tied to a luggage cart has been identified as a reporter for a mainland China newspaper, the publication’s editor-in-chief said. “Fu Guohao, reporter of GT website is being seized by demonstrators at HK airport. I affirm this man being tied in th...
2019-08-14, 03:13

What's Happening In Hong Kong? Key Questions, Answered. Hong Kong's airport is one of the busiest in the world. On Monday and Tuesday, protesters effectively shut it down with sit-ins that forced officials to take the extraordinary step of canceling......
2019-08-14, 10:26

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extradition law that critics say will allow mainland China to pursue its political opponents in the city,...
2019-06-09, 18:00

A recession in Hong Kong is 'inevitable,' says economist Andy Xie, an independent economist, says Hong Kong's business people have political power and are "running the place," and that's what's "causing the trouble" in the city....
2019-08-14, 08:26

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters who oppose a contentious extradition bill. Wednesday's protests delayed a debate over the legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-12, 12:26

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.        ...
2019-07-31, 21:39

Who Are Triads and Are They Behind Hong Kong Attacks?: QuickTake Violent attacks against pro-democracy protesters by dozens of masked, stick-carrying men have shocked Hong Kong. The brazen assaults took place over the course of an hour July 21 in a train station, with police nowhere to be seen. The police say some of the handful of men later arrested in connectio...
2019-07-24, 13:13

Protesters are calling for a run on the Hong Kong dollar Pro-democracy protesters are preparing to take to the streets of Hong Kong this weekend, and they're calling on supporters to withdraw their salaries from bank machines and convert their cash to US dollars....
2019-09-09, 10:52

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....
2019-08-01, 04:26

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the border for trial for the first time....
2019-06-08, 16:39

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....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Hong Kong protest: Another day on the front lines Hong Kong’s summer has been defined by upheaval. Gigi, who is 16, has been a constant presence at anti-government demonstrations in the semiautonomous territory. She dons a helmet, goggles and respira......
2019-08-24, 03:26

Next Door to Hong Kong, Little Sympathy for the Protesters Shenzhen residents are more culturally linked to Hong Kong than many in China, but conversations with citizens revealed no taste for the kind of anti-government rebellion that has gripped their neighbors since June....
2019-08-19, 19:26

Girl, 16, among 44 charged with rioting in Hong Kong Hong Kong police have charged 44 people, including more than a dozen students, with rioting after an illegal protest Sunday spiraled into chaos and brought parts of the city to a standstill, amid a deepening political crisis that shows little signs of deescalating....
2019-07-31, 18:26

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....
2019-06-28, 15:52

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....
2019-07-31, 18:52

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....
2019-08-19, 04:52

American War Machine Finds Its Way to Hong Kong As the world watches pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong get pelted with tear gas, it turns out Americans need to look closer to home. In an investigation published Thursday, BuzzFeed News reported that western Pennsylvania company Nonlethal Technologies has been making the tear gas used in Hong Ko...
2019-09-06, 05:52

Hong Kong's Government Faces Dissent From Within A contentious extradition bill, and the public unrest it has triggered, have helped provoke a rare wave of dissent from within the government’s own ranks—civil servants, who are supposed to be politically neutral in public....
2019-08-02, 21:26

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil society, while resisting intervention from Beijing. William Yang reports....
2019-07-02, 14:13

Hong Kong protesters using offline app to get around authorities Protesters in Hong Kong are staying off the grid and making themselves harder for the authorities to trace by using a Bluetooth-based messaging app that does not require the internet to run....
2019-09-03, 19:00

Hong Kong's Lennon walls - in pictures Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous embrace of political graffiti in the form of Post-it notes documenting their anger and hope, during their huge anti-government rallies. Walls adorned with messages targeting city leaders, clever wordplays and Cantonese cursing have sprung up a...
2019-07-11, 11:26

Why Hong Kong thugs may be doing the government’s work Sunday’s assault was blamed on criminals, but there are signs of links to pro-Beijing officialsAt a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker made a disconcerting proposal for disciplining Hong Kong’s young protesters. “Do we have canes at home? Bring out your canes,” said Arthur Shek, a co-foun...
2019-07-23, 00:00

Opinion: Hong Kong and the broken promise The Special Administrative Region is in turmoil. For weeks, activists have been protesting against a now withdrawn extradition bill. But the protests are really about Hong Kong’s future, says Alexander Görlach....
2019-07-23, 09:13

She’s a Hong Kong Protester. Her Husband Is a Cop. It’s Complicated. The Hong Kong protests have driven a wedge into the homes of some families of police officers and into the ranks of the force, where some feel their loyalties torn....
2019-09-09, 21:13

Hong Kong protesters take aim at Chinese traders Hong Kong activists gathered to protest against mainland Chinese traders in a town near the border on Saturday, seeking to channel energy from huge demonstrations against an extradition bill to another problem they say the government has mismanaged....
2019-07-13, 11:13

Protesters take over Hong Kong's legislature A large group of protesters in Hong Kong has taken over the legislative chamber, spray painting slogans on the wall and over the territory's emblem. (July 1)        ...
2019-07-01, 18:00

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill was suspended and she apologized....
2019-06-17, 10:13

UK travellers' phones could be checked at Hong Kong border Devices may be examined at crossings to mainland China, Foreign Office saysHong Kong latest: protesters join hands in 30-mile human chainBritish travellers heading to Hong Kong have been told their electronic devices could be checked at the border with mainland China.The Foreign Office, which has up...
2019-08-23, 22:52

'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 nail in Hong Kong’s coffin”, a bill that activists say will “legitimise Chinese abduction” from the city. But the city’s legislators are pushing ahead w...
2019-06-07, 12:26

Hong Kong: Police fire tear gas at protesters Protesters in Hong Kong have defied police demonstration bans and taken to the streets. Police used tear gas on protesters at a number of locations across the city....
2019-08-11, 16:13

Ex-Filipino diplomat says he was barred entry to Hong Kong A former Philippine foreign secretary who accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court says he was barred from entering Hong Kong and held at the airport for hours...
2019-06-21, 09:00

Hong Kong protesters call for 'Mulan' boycott Liu Yifei, the actress starring in Disney's upcoming live-action "Mulan", waded into the Hong Kong protest controversy on Thursday by expressing support for the Hong Kong police....
2019-08-16, 12:52

Clashes At Hong Kong Airport After Flights Disrupted For Second Day Police and protesters clashed at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday after flights were disrupted for a second day as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened....
2019-08-14, 04:00

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....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Tear gas fired in Hong Kong with no end in sight to protests Police have fired tear gas inside a train station and in several other Hong Kong neighborhoods where protesters occupied roads in another weekend of anti-government demonstrations...
2019-08-11, 17:26

In some of Hong Kong’s neighborhoods, Chinese nationals are not welcome anymore Political protests in Hong Kong have aggravated already-tense relationships between Hong Kong’s citizens and mainland Chinese visitors and residents....
2019-09-14, 00:26

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters hit and run Weeks of increasingly violent protests have plunged Hong Kong into its biggest political crisis for decades, posing a serious challenge to China's central government in Beijing....
2019-08-11, 02:39

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 briefing of its kind with reporters, commanders spok...
2019-08-16, 12:52

Protesters March in Hong Kong Against Proposed Extradition Law The legislation, which would allow renditions to mainland China, has stirred fears of the growing reach of the ruling Communist Party into the semiautonomous territory....
2019-06-09, 10:52

Hong Kong banks take out newspaper ads to call for order Major Hong Kong banks including HSBC and Standard Chartered have published newspaper ads calling for the preservation of law and order and condemning violence, as pro-democracy protests showed no signs of stopping....
2019-08-22, 16:00

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 escalating trade tensions with the U.S....
2019-06-17, 09:26

Hong Kong Protesters, Police Clash at Airport Police clashed with protesters at Hong Kong’s international airport late Tuesday, capping a second day of snarled travel plans with a bout of violence....
2019-08-14, 02:00

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle of "one country, two systems" is in jeopardy, says Dang Yuan....
2019-06-16, 22:00

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over her handling of a bill that would allow citizens to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-16, 20:13

Violence Erupts in Hong Kong as Protesters Defy Ban Hong Kong police fired water cannons and tear gas to disperse protesters besieging the city’s government headquarters, as tens of thousands took to the streets in defiance of a police ban on demonstrations....
2019-08-31, 14:26

Hong Kong Protesters Clash With Police After Defying Ban In the most intense day of clashes since June, the police unleashed tear gas, pepper spray and blue dye against demonstrators who ignored warnings to stay home....
2019-08-31, 14:52

'Democracy now': Protesters stage sit-in at Hong Kong airport Demonstrators crowded the arrivals hall at Hong Kong airport on Friday, handing out anti-government leaflets and waving banners in a dozen languages in a bid to raise awareness among visitors ahead of weekend rallies planned across the city....
2019-08-09, 12:00

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. ...
2019-06-13, 22:00

| At UN, Hong Kong activist calls for more pressure on China Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice by a diplomat from Beijing....
2019-07-09, 15:52

Hong Kong leader Lam says priority is to stop violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says her priority is to “stop the violence” rather than make political concessions as the city’s 2-month-long protest movement continued with a demonstration at the airport...
2019-08-09, 13:13

Hong Kong Airport Resumes Flights After Protests Flights were departing Hong Kong airport largely on schedule on Wednesday morning, a day after pro-democracy protesters caused chaos with a disruptive sit-in that paralysed the busy transport hub....
2019-08-14, 04:00

'Each of us writes': Hong Kong's discontent fuels creative art Railings festooned with tear gas canisters and colorful postcards are artworks that protesters in Hong Kong have made from materials left over from recent demonstrations, hoping to spread their message in the Chinese-controlled territory....
2019-08-09, 12:00

Protesters in Black Crowd Hong Kong Streets Again The day after Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, hundreds of thousands of protesters filled the city’s streets, increasing public pressure on the government to eliminate the bill completely....
2019-06-16, 13:39

Hong Kong Protesters Converge on the International Airport for a Three-Day Sit-In Protesters converged on Hong Kong’s international airport Friday, kicking off a three-day sit-in and the first of several rallies planned for the weekend. Chanting “free Hong Kong!” thousands of black-shirted pro-democracy activists filled the arrivals hall by the middle of the aft...
2019-08-09, 12:00

Hong Kong demonstrators rally after activist arrests This is the 13th consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong. It all started in June over a controversial extradition bill, but evolved into a broader pro-democracy movement, with frequent violent clashes with riot police....
2019-09-01, 01:13

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defy ban Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defied a police ban Saturday against the march on the five-year anniversary of Bejing's decision to limit elections....
2019-09-01, 02:26

US and China row over 'dangerous' Hong Kong reports on diplomat The US has slammed Chinese-backed media in Hong Kong for their reports on a US envoy who met pro-democracy activists. China is trying to frame mass protests in Hong Kong as being fueled by the West....
2019-08-10, 13:13

| 'When will you die?' Hong Kong leader grilled at press conference When Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam appeared before the press, she appeared to be expecting to deliver a brief statement and move on. Instead she faced a media onslaught....
2019-08-14, 03:39

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....
2019-08-09, 22:39

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.        ...
2019-08-14, 02:52

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. Instead of swiping their cards through the turnstiles of the city’s subway system, they lined up to buy single-journey tickets with cash, apparently worri...
2019-06-21, 19:26

YouTube shuts down 210 channels posting about Hong Kong Google announced Thursday that it had disabled 210 YouTube channels that were uploading videos "in a coordinated manner" about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-23, 11:39

Beijing Digs In on Hong Kong Extradition Bill China signaled no retreat from pursuing legislation to allow extradition from Hong Kong, despite massive weekend protests against the proposed law in the Chinese territory....
2019-06-10, 18:13

Expat Chinese Take to the Streets---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 raise questions about Xi Jinping’s approach to projecting soft pow...
2019-08-23, 11:13

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....
2019-08-30, 20:26

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 against an extradition bill that has plunged the former British colony into turmoil....
2019-07-11, 17:52

'We must defend our city': A day in the life of a Hong Kong protester As demonstrations entered their 11th week, the Guardian shadowed a protester for the day at a major anti-government rally banned by the police It is noon on a muggy August day in Hong Kong. Patrick Wong*, 20, has just eaten a breakfast of instant noodles and vegetables with his parents at a nearby c...
2019-08-23, 10:26

Ai Weiwei has ‘no trust’ UK can intervene in Hong Kong crisis Artist fears Britain will take no responsibility and is seen by China as ‘nothing’ Ai Weiwei, the Chinese dissident artist and activist, has said he has “no trust” that the UK can or will respond to the recent Chinese crackdown on protesters in Hong Kong, and that Beijing thinks Britain is “nothing”...
2019-08-10, 07:52

Sieren's China: In Hong Kong, it's time for compromise Beijing is not doing itself any favors with its current tactics dealing with protesters in Hong Kong. Frank Sieren thinks the concerns of the protesters should be addressed and resolved....
2019-08-31, 04:52

Hong Kong protesters expected to regroup despite police ban Protesters were expected to gather in downtown Hong Kong on Saturday in the latest of a series of anti-government demonstrations that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades....
2019-08-31, 04:52

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 raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors about the political crisis that has rocked the city....
2019-07-08, 08:39

Protesters gather again outside Hong Kong government offices HONG KONG (AP) — Several hundred mainly student protesters have begun gathering outside Hong Kong government offices after a deadline passed for meeting their demands related to controversial extradition legislation. While the scene was peaceful Friday morning, protest leaders have said they are det...
2019-06-21, 05:00

Chinese intervention in Hong Kong would be a 'catastrophe', Patten says Hong Kong’s last British governor Chris Patten on Tuesday cautioned that if China intervened in Hong Kong it would be a catastrophe and that Chinese President Xi Jinping should see the wisdom of trying to bring people together....
2019-08-13, 09:13

Hong Kong airport struggles to reopen after protests One of the world’s busiest airports was struggling to reopen the morning after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong’s main terminal and forced flight cancellations...
2019-08-13, 04:26

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the escalation of violence is becoming more serious Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the escalation of violence in anti-government protests that have rocked the Asian financial center for three months is becoming more serious....
2019-08-27, 12:26

China vows no ‘mercy’ for Hong Kong protesters Chinese authorities accused Hong Kong demonstrators of engaging in "terrorism" and promised to stamp out protests mercilessly after a weekend of brutal crackdowns by police....
2019-08-13, 03:39

How China Can Recover Even If Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam Quits A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand the chief executive’s resignation -- and even establishment figures are questioning her judgment -- after she pus...
2019-06-18, 07:01

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership structure. And that adds to its appeal for supporters disaffected from the moneyed elites who run the former British colo...
2019-06-18, 05:26

Sound of Hong Kong's defiance reverberates in Beijing Beijing’s public support for Hong Kong leader likely hides private fury, but letting her go would be another humiliationThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising against chief executive, Carrie Lam, and her campaign to tie the city more closely to China, will be the bureaucrat-...
2019-06-18, 04:00

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....
2019-08-24, 22:26

| First charges against Hong Kong anti-government protester A Hong Kong street artist was charged with assaulting a police officer and criminal damage, the first prosecution against an anti-government protester since the city was rocked by unprecedented demonstrations....
2019-07-06, 21:26

Massive Crowds Take to Streets in 'Last Fight' for Hong Kong Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand trial in mainland China....
2019-06-09, 15:26

"Serious" Hong Kong Violence In Government Control, Says Leader Lam Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the embattled leader of the former British colony said on......
2019-08-28, 03:26

Hong Kong protesters march in new outpouring of grievances Opponents of a proposed Hong Kong extradition law are staging their latest protest, adding to an outpouring of complaints that the Chinese territory’s pro-Beijing government is eroding its freedoms...
2019-07-14, 12:39

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance....
2019-05-21, 18:52

Hong Kong police clash with protesters at airport Scenes of chaos erupted at Hong Kong's airport on Tuesday evening as riot police clashed with protesters who continued to block security gates at one of the world's largest travel hubs....
2019-08-13, 18:00

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
2019-06-09, 13:39

What Happens to Hong Kong When ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Expires in 2047 When China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong from the British in 1997, it was under an agreement to allow the city a “high degree of autonomy” for 50 years. That arrangement, known as “one country, two systems,” is almost halfway to its expiration date. Months of turmoil on Hong Kong’s streets, wi...
2019-08-28, 07:00

Protesters and riot police clash in Hong Kong Clashes broke out between police and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday as tensions boiled over on the city's streets. (August 24)        ...
2019-08-25, 04:26

Hong Kong protesters condemned after being rushed by police Police in Hong Kong have gained back control of a government building by firing tear gas and charging at demonstrators after protests turned violent....
2019-07-02, 03:52

Hong Kong protesters sing 'God Save the Queen' Pro-democracy protesters are demanding former colonial power Britain take a stronger stance against China to ensure Hong Kong's special rights. Demonstrators waved the UK flag and sang in front of the UK Consulate....
2019-09-15, 10:52

China Releases Employee of U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Simon Cheng, a Hong Kong citizen who works as a trade and investment officer at the British consulate, has returned to the city after being detained in China for 15 days....
2019-08-26, 03:13

In 1967, Hong Kong’s Protesters Were Communist Sympathizers When deadly riots rocked the city more than half a century ago, the Chinese Communist Party — which denounces today’s unrest — was quietly supporting them....
2019-09-16, 12:39

Explainer: Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the border for trial for the first time....
2019-06-06, 10:26

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 soundtrack, usually songs with lyrics of defiance...
2019-06-18, 20:26

The massive impact of Hong Kong's airport shutdown Authorities in Hong Kong canceled nearly 200 flights Monday because of a major protest at the city's international airport. That's terrible news for companies operating in the financial hub....
2019-08-13, 05:13

Hong Kong protesters unimpressed by Lam’s ‘sincere’ apology Chief suggests extradition law effectively shelved but protesters say key demands ignoredHong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, has offered a “solemn” personal apology for the crisis that has engulfed the city since she tried to force a controversial extradition law on to the books.The leader of t...
2019-06-18, 18:39

The Moment a Hong Kong Policeman Pulled His Gun on Protesters A Wall Street Journal video shows an embattled officer pulling his sidearm to chase off assailants. Here’s how a day that began with a quiet protest got to that point....
2019-08-14, 16:00

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 protesters staged another rally at the busy international travel hub.Tuesday’s action marked the fifth consecutive day of protests at the airpor...
2019-08-13, 12:26

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

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 during the current legislative session....
2019-06-18, 14:39

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....
2019-06-15, 15:13

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 extradition law that critics say would erode the territory’s independent legal system. The lawyers and other legal workers marched Thursday from the Co...
2019-06-06, 18:00

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More The extradition bill has been suspended, but calls for new protests foreshadow more upheaval in Hong Kong and signal that Mrs. Lam’s troubles are not over....
2019-06-15, 19:52

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam apologizes but won’t resign HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has apologized for an extradition bill that set off massive protests and indicated it is unlikely to be revived. She also said at a news conference on Tuesday that she intends to finish her ...
2019-06-18, 12:13

'A nuclear option': Hong Kong and the threat of the emergency law Analysts say use of draconian law that would allow censorship, arrest and deportation could push city into bigger crisisThe Hong Kong government’s hint that it may use a draconian law to quell its biggest crisis in decades has sparked widespread concern, with analysts saying it would plunge the city...
2019-08-28, 10:00

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....
2019-09-16, 12:39

The Latest: Hong Kong protesters cut down ‘smart lamppost’ Hong Kong protesters have cut down a “smart lamppost” that they feared would facilitate Chinese surveillance, in the city’s latest anti-government protest...
2019-08-24, 11:39

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 the city to thwart a proposal that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
2019-06-10, 12:00

China official says Hong Kong is at a 'critical juncture' Hong Kong is at a critical juncture after two months of anti-government street protests and violence there must stop, China's Hong Kong and Macau affairs office said on Monday....
2019-08-12, 11:00

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....
2019-06-09, 11:52

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 amend extradition laws to allow suspects to be transferred to mainland China for trial, two marches drew extraordinary numbers into the streets for wha...
2019-06-20, 11:26

China rotates new batch of troops into Hong Kong China's military has rotated a new batch of troops into Hong Kong describing the move as routine, state media said on Thursday, as protests against Beijing continue to rock the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-29, 07:13

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official response. The groups say they will call on supporters to surround government headquarters if their d...
2019-06-20, 14:00

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 streets to demand parliament nix the controversial law....
2019-06-10, 12:26

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 into police brutality and the withdrawal of an extra...
2019-06-20, 18:00

Police and protesters clash in second Hong Kong town Standoff in Sha Tin over extradition bill comes one day after unrest in Sheung ShuiViolent clashes have erupted between Hong Kong police and protesters at the end of a peaceful demonstration against the controversial extradition bill. The incidents took place late on Sunday in a bustling town betwee...
2019-07-14, 18:26

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....
2019-08-11, 21:52

Police and protesters clash in downtown Hong Kong Hong Kong police fired tear gas at demonstrators, as petrol bombs exploded in the downtown bar district of Wan Chai on Sunday evening as clashes during a tenth weekend of protests in the city intensified....
2019-08-11, 18:13

Hong Kong protesters ask for British help in pressuring China The Chinese-ruled territory has been rocked by weeks of sometimes violent pro-democracy protests, with demonstrators angry about what they see as creeping interference by Beijing in their city's affairs despite a promise of autonomy....
2019-09-16, 00:26

Clashes at Hong Kong airport after flights halted Police and protesters clashed at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday after flights were disrupted for a second day as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened....
2019-08-13, 23:52

China deploys fresh troops to Hong Kong China's military deployed fresh troops to Hong Kong on Thursday in what it called a routine rotation amid speculation that it might intervene in the city's pro-democracy protests....
2019-08-29, 16:00

Hong Kong Protesters Apologize After Chaos at Airport After ugly, violent scenes on Tuesday night, demonstrators promised to do better. “We apologize for our behavior but we are just too scared,” one post read....
2019-08-14, 12:00

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation, saying it only took action "after repeated but futile warnings."...
2019-07-08, 03:13

| China tells US to stop trying to 'mess up' Hong Kong Beijing on Friday denounced what it called "violent interference" by US lawmakers critical of what they see as a worsening human rights environment in Hong Kong....
2019-06-14, 19:01

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.        ...
2019-06-14, 17:26

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversial extradition bill....
2019-06-17, 13:26

2 more Hong Kong leaders apologize for extradition bill More Hong Kong leaders are apologizing for a controversial extradition bill that's sparked some of the largest demonstrations the Chinese territory has ever seen....
2019-06-19, 18:26

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 destinations....
2019-08-12, 15:52

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....
2019-07-14, 13:39

What Happens to Hong Kong When ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Expires in 2047 When China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong from the British in 1997, it was under an agreement to allow the city a “high degree of autonomy” for 50 years. That arrangement, known as “one country, two systems,” is almost halfway to its expiration date. Months of turmoil on Hong Kong’s streets, wi...
2019-08-28, 13:13

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 arms were red from an allergic reaction after he was...
2019-06-14, 16:52

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 Hong Kong’s Victoria Park bowed their heads and held flickering candles to observe a minute of silence commemorating the bloodshed around Beijing&...
2019-06-04, 17:52

China accuses G7 of 'meddling with ill intentions' in Hong Kong China condemned a joint statement by leaders of the Group of 7 who called for calm amid ongoing protests in Hong Kong, warning that the semi-autonomous region belongs to China....
2019-08-28, 14:26

Hong Kong airport cancels flights due to protests The Hong Kong Airport Authority has canceled all flights on Monday as the island's airport has been engulfed with thousands of anti-government protesters....
2019-08-12, 13:00

Chinese AI start-up Megvii files for Hong Kong IPO of at least $500 mln Chinese artificial intelligence provider Megvii Technology Ltd, backed by Alibaba , has filed for an IPO of at least $500 million in Hong Kong, two people said, coming at a time of political unrest in the city and potential first recession in a decade....
2019-08-26, 09:39

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....
2019-08-22, 22:00

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....
2019-08-12, 12:13

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow China to extradite people from the semi-autonomous territory....
2019-06-14, 15:39

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 territory’s extradition law...
2019-06-03, 11:39

Employee of U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Held in China A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate in the partly autonomous Chinese city never returned from an Aug. 8 trip for a conference across the border in Shenzhen....
2019-08-20, 15:26

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....
2019-08-05, 05:26

Hong Kong protesters ask Angela Merkel for support Activist Joshua Wong urged German Chancellor Angela Merkel to use her upcoming trip to China to speak on behalf of the pro-democracy protesters. Wong said Merkel had "first-hand experience of a dictatorial government."...
2019-09-04, 06:39

Hong Kong protesters appear in court on riot charges Authorities have levied the most serious charges — with a 10-year sentence — against protesters since demonstrations began last month. Pro-democracy activists say reclaiming Hong Kong is the "revolution of our times."...
2019-07-31, 21:00

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....
2019-08-04, 20:13

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....
2019-08-04, 19:52

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 handover to China, and police said they were taking steps to prevent the possible disruption of a flag-raising ceremony. Hundreds of thousands of peo...
2019-06-29, 17:13

Lam says Hong Kong bill is ‘dead’ but unclear if demand met Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the effort to amend an extradition bill is dead, but it wasn’t clear if the legislation was being withdrawn as protesters have demanded...
2019-07-09, 06:52

Hong Kong police to mark protesters with colored dye Police in Hong Kong say they will spray protesters for identification purposes. China's official news agency has warned that Beijing will not let the situation in the former British colony continue....
2019-08-04, 19:52

Employee at UK's consulate in Hong Kong detained in China Detention comes amid more than two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong An employee at the UK’s consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by mainland Chinese authorities on his way back to the city, his girlfriend has said.Simon Cheng, 28, was returning from a trip in Shenzhen to his native ...
2019-08-20, 11:52

A day after street chaos, Hong Kong protesters march again A day after one of Hong Kong's most iconic shopping districts was transformed into a tear gas-filled battleground, protesters have again taken to the streets....
2019-08-04, 15:39

UK's May urges China to respect autonomy in Hong Kong British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday China must respect the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong and that she had been in touch with China's government to raise concerns about the situation in the former British colony....
2019-07-03, 13:39

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....
2019-09-07, 13:52

Global Stocks Rally, With Hong Kong Leading the Way U.S. stock futures were higher following strong gains for global stocks amid political developments around the world that countered a set of weak economic data....
2019-09-04, 14:13

Hong Kong leader kills bill but some say too little too late Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can move forward from a "highly vulnerable and dangerous" place and find solutions....
2019-09-04, 14:13

Hong Kong protesters pause to mark Sept. 11 Hong Kong activists called off protests on Wednesday in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States and denounced a Chinese state newspaper report that they were planning "massive terror" in the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-09-11, 18:39

Hong Kong braces for latest in 14 weeks of demonstrations Hong Kong police were bracing for yet more transportation-crippling demonstrations on Saturday. The city’s Chek Lap Kok airport and its rail and road links were being patrolled by police, who were limiting access to passengers only in hopes of avoiding the chaos of previous demonstrations, whe...
2019-09-07, 20:39

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-13, 08:00

'Hong Kong mob' — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their region. People in mainland China, however, have little sympathy....
2019-08-19, 21:00

Hong Kong Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vandalized....
2019-07-04, 14:39

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 banking licence, he wants WeLab to take on the territory’s established banking incumbents....
2019-06-28, 11:39

China interrupts Hong Kong pop star Denise Ho at UN Chinese diplomats repeatedly interrupted a Hong Kong pop star and activist as she accused Beijing of "preventing our democracy at all costs" in a speech to the United Nations on Monday....
2019-07-09, 02:52

The Latest: Hong Kong police say 420 protesters arrested Hong Kong police have arrested 420 protesters since June 9 on charges including rioting, unlawful assembly, possessing offensive weapons and assaulting officers and obstructing police operations...
2019-08-05, 12:13

Hong Kong critical to China but uncertainty reigns China doesn't need the former Crown colony quite as much as it did back in 1997 when it switched from British rule. But the Special Administrative Region remains a valuable conduit for Beijing....
2019-08-17, 05:26

Freedoms make Hong Kong special, says UK's Hunt Britain said on Tuesday it would not compromise on its commitment to Hong Kong freedoms and cautioned China that repression was no way to solve the crisis in the former British colony....
2019-07-02, 14:52

Hong Kong Was Once Passionate About China. Now, It’s Indifferent or Contemptuous. Hong Kong’s intellectual and emotional links with the mainland, once strong, are withering, and this distance and disinterest could be the biggest threat facing Beijing....
2019-09-03, 13:39

Hong Kong leader says she never discussed resigning with Beijing Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she had never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the Chinese-ruled city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a recording of her saying she would step down if she could....
2019-09-03, 14:39

More Than 20 Protesters Charged With Rioting Appear in Hong Kong Court (HONG KONG) — Supporters rallied outside a court in Hong Kong on Wednesday ahead of an appearance by 23 fellow protesters who have been charged with rioting. Standing in a heavy rain, they chanted “Reclaim Hong Kong, revolution of our times” in what has become a familiar refrain. T...
2019-07-31, 18:52

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam: I 'never contemplated' discussing resignation Hong Kong's beleaguered leader Carrie Lam has said she would quit if she had a choice and blamed herself for causing "unforgivable havoc" that has led to months of anti-government protests in the city, according to a leaked audio recording obtained by Reuters....
2019-09-03, 16:26

China Says It Firmly Supports Hong Kong Leader Beijing on Tuesday threw its backing behind Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam after an audio recording emerged of her saying she wanted to quit over three months of unrest in the semi-autonomous city....
2019-09-03, 17:00

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....
2019-09-10, 19:13

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....
2019-07-04, 13:39

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. The city's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, said that she was angry and saddened by the violence....
2019-07-02, 02:26

Hong Kong readies for more protests on handover anniversary Thousands of people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of protests on the anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China...
2019-06-30, 13:39