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Hong Kong Exchanges bids to buy London Stock Exchange

Brexit and ongoing protests in Hong Kong have created political turmoil in both markets, but a deal could secure London's status as a global financial hub. There is, however, one potential stumbling b...

Hong Kong Exchanges bids to buy London Stock Exchange

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Hong Kong Exchanges bids $39 billion to take over London Stock Exchange Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has made an unsolicited $39 billion takeover approach for the London Stock Exchange , a proposal contingent on the LSE ditching its acquisition of data company Refinitiv....
2019-09-11, 14:39

Hong Kong Exchanges Propose $39 Billion London Stock Exchange Takeover "The board of HKEX believes a proposed combination with LSEG represents a highly compelling strategic opportunity to create a global market infrastructure leader," the Hong Kong exchange said in a......
2019-09-11, 16:39

Hong Kong stock exchange could find London exchange 'unaffordable,' says strategist The Hong Kong stock exchange could find the London stock exchange "potentially unaffordable," according to a chief strategist at Bank of Communications International....
2019-09-12, 12:39

London Stock Exchange Rejects Takeover Bid From Hong Kong London officials, citing “fundamental flaws” in the unsolicited $37 billion offer from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, said they saw “no merit in further engagement.”...
2019-09-13, 19:39

London Stock Exchange Rejects Bid From Hong Kong Rival The U.K. exchange operator rejected a $36.6 billion bid from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, saying it had “fundamental concerns” about the price and Hong Kong’s long-term future as a financial gateway....
2019-09-14, 05:39

London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong takeover bid London Stock Exchange has rejected Hong Kong Exchange's $39 billion takeover offer, opting to stick with its planned purchased of data and analytics group Refinitiv....
2019-09-13, 15:13

London Stock Exchange rejects approach by Hong Kong counterpart ‘Fundamental flaws’ in £32bn takeover proposal mean LSE board sees no merit in itThe board of the London Stock Exchange has “unanimously rejected” an approach by its Hong Kong rival after the Asian bourse made a surprise £32bn bid to take over the 321-year-old City institution earlier this week.In a...
2019-09-13, 20:26

London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong takeover offer London Stock Exchange has rejected Hong Kong Exchange's $39 billion takeover offer, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analytics group Refinitiv....
2019-09-13, 18:52

Hong Kong stock exchange makes £32bn bid for London counterpart Proposal to LSE board will only proceed if deal for Refinitiv is terminated or voted down The Hong Kong stock exchange has made a surprise £32bn bid to take over the 300-year old London Stock Exchange (LSE).The bid was tabled by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX), which said it would create an ...
2019-09-11, 23:26

A Hong Kong-London Stock Exchange Bid Ties 2 Cities in Turmoil The nearly $37 billion offer from the Hong Kong exchange to buy its London counterpart faces tough odds. If sealed, it could transform turbulent markets in Asia and Europe....
2019-09-12, 00:39

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Makes $36.6 Billion Offer for London Rival A deal would unite two of the world’s major stock exchanges when both regions are under political pressure, with Hong Kong reeling from a summer of violent protests and London gripped by political paralysis....
2019-09-11, 17:52

Hong Kong Stock Exchange makes £32bn move for London counterpart Proposal to LSE board will only proceed if deal for Refinitiv is terminated or voted down The Hong Kong Stock Exchange has made a surprise £32bn bid approach to take over the London Stock Exchange Group.It comes weeks after LSE agreed a $27bn (£22bn) all-share deal to take control of Refinitiv, a mo...
2019-09-11, 12:13

London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong takeover approach – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, the LSE rejects proposed merger with HKEXLatest: LSE rejects Hong Kong’s approachChina drops some tariffs on pork and soybeansIntroduction: ECB’s stimulus package lifts marketsBut Austria thinks it’s a mistakeBild: Dracula Draghi strikes ag...
2019-09-13, 15:39

UPDATE 3-London Stock Exchange flatly rejects Hong Kong's $39 bln takeover offer The London Stock Exchange emphatically rejected the Hong Kong bourse's $39 billion takeover offer on Friday, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analytics group Refinitiv....
2019-09-13, 15:13

Stock exchange spurns £30bn Hong Kong takeover bid The London Stock Exchange has firmly rejected an unsolicited takeover bid by its Hong Kong rival, citing "fundamental flaws" in the £30bn offer....
2019-09-14, 05:13

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

Hong Kong stock exchange proposes surprise £32bn merger with LSE – as it happened Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsBreaking: Hong Kong wants to take over London stock exchangeProposal values LSE at £32bnDeal would supplant LSE’s merger with RefinitivExpert: It’s not going to happenEarlier:Bond yields rally as prices start to fall 4.47pm BST Finally, the F...
2019-09-11, 19:52

Cboe Global Markets Recognized in Hong Kong As Approved Stock Exchange CHICAGO – January 23, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced Hong Kong’s Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA) has included Cboe BZX Exchange, Inc. in its List of Approved Stock Exch...
2019-05-21, 16:39

Hong Kong stock exchange proposes surprise £32bn merger with LSE – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsBreaking: Hong Kong wants to take over London stock exchangeProposal values LSE at £32bnDeal would supplant LSE’s merger with RefinitivEarlier:Bond yields are bouncing back as prices start to fallInvestors less worried about trade wars and Br...
2019-09-11, 12:13

London Stock Exchange hit by worst outage since 2011 Software glitch prevented investors trading for more than an hour and a halfThe London stock market has experienced its worst outage in eight years after a systems failure prevented trading in the shares of Britain’s biggest companies.A software glitch struck the London Stock Exchange early on Frida...
2019-08-17, 00:00

UPDATE 1-London Stock Exchange CEO says 'hard to think' about big mergers Big cross-border mergers in stock exchanges look "hard" given political opposition to opening up bourses to foreign ownership, London Stock Exchange Group Chief Executive David Schwimmer said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05, 15:39

Now the London Stock Exchange Is Back to Life, It’s Investigation Time Ex-Goldman banker David Schwimmer has laid down a big strategic marker since becoming CEO, but operational matters are the lifeblood of this business....
2019-08-16, 14:26

Seeds of London Stock Exchange deal planted at flower show The London Stock Exchange Group Plc’s expected $27 billion purchase of financial-data business Refinitiv has its origins in May 2013, amid the crocuses, champagne and corporate hobnobbing of London’s Chelsea Flower Show....
2019-08-01, 07:26

FOCUS-Seeds of London Stock Exchange deal planted at flower show The London Stock Exchange Group Plc’s expected $27 billion purchase of financial-data business Refinitiv has its origins in May 2013, amid the crocuses, champagne and corporate hobnobbing of London’s Chelsea Flower Show....
2019-08-01, 06:13

CBOE Stock Exchange Completes Acquisition of National Stock Exchange CHICAGO, January 9, 2012 - CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that it completed the acquisition of all-electronic National Stock Exchange (NSX) on December 30. The acquisition, approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission, allows CBSX to expand its footprint in the securities exchange ...
2019-05-22, 02:00

CBOE Stock Exchange to Acquire National Stock Exchange CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), an all-electronic stock exchange which is owned primarily by several nationally-known broker-dealers. The acquisitio...
2019-05-22, 02:00

Former Hong Kong Exchange Official Arrested in Graft Probe Hong Kong’s anticorruption watchdog arrested a former high-ranking official at the city’s stock exchange for allegedly rigging the approval system for companies applying to go public....
2019-06-27, 20:00

US, China Exchange War Of Words Over Pro-Democracy Protests In Hong Kong The United States and China have stepped up an increasingly harsh war of words over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing seeks to push its accusations that the mass demonstrations are being......
2019-08-10, 12:00

Hong Kong exchange vows to press on with $39 billion LSE bid after rebuff Hong Kong's exchange refused to give up on its bid to take over the London Stock Exchange after the British bourse emphatically rejected its $39 billion takeover offer on Friday....
2019-09-13, 22:00

Hong Kong Exchange's Salesman in Chief Confronts China Challenge Charles Li, the head of Hong Kong’s stock exchange, has built his career and company’s success on China. Now that could prove to be his biggest challenge....
2019-09-12, 19:00

Charles Li, Hong Kong's charismatic exchange chief, leads charge for LSE When Hong Kong Exchange chief executive Charles Li described his company's surprise offer for the London Stock Exchange this week as a "a corporate tale of Romeo and Juliet," listeners outside Asia may have been surprised by the colorful analogy....
2019-09-12, 12:39

LSE board poised to decide fate of Hong Kong exchange's $39 billion offer The London Stock Exchange's board will meet in coming days to make a decision on the Hong Kong bourse's surprise $39 billion takeover proposal, a source close to the British company said on Thursday, as the market poured cold water on the deal....
2019-09-12, 15:00

Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) Authorized to Provide Automated Trading Services in Hong Kong CHICAGO – December 5, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) recently received approval in Hong Kong to allow corporations that are licensed by the Hong Kong Securities and ...
2019-05-21, 16:39

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

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

How Badly Will the Hong Kong Protests Shake Global Stock Markets? Unrest continues in Hong Kong. China’s paramilitary forces are massing near the border. What if there’s more violence? Or an authoritarian invasion? Or a peaceful resolution? Investors all over the world want to know how much impact the Hong Kong chaos will have on global equities. Discover the surp...
2019-08-23, 02:26

Hong Kong commercial centers paralyzed as protesters, police exchange petrol bombs and tear gas Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday and pro-democracy protesters threw petrol bombs in the latest in a series of chaotic clashes that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades....
2019-09-01, 11:13

Hong Kong protests play into China fears, upend stock markets Wall Street’s summertime slump continued as dramatic protests in Hong Kong dimmed hopes that the US will come to a trading truce with China. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 391.00 points — or 1.5% — Monday, with losses accelerating late in the session, to close at 25,896.44. Monday’s Dow dip f...
2019-08-13, 15:39

Exchanges Vie With Ultrafast Traders for Mom-and-Pop Stock Orders Exchanges are challenging high-speed traders in the battle for mom-and-pop investors’ stock orders, looking to gain market share in the fiercely competitive business of U.S. equities trading....
2019-09-18, 17:13

Stock exchanges face hit in Bern-Brussels spat Bern has failed to meet a twice-delayed EU deadline to sign off on a trade pact after four years of talks as stock markets across Europe brace for a rocky first week of July. DW explains how they arrived at the impasse....
2019-06-27, 19:13

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

Aramco Plans Split IPO, Shunning London, Hong Kong Saudi Aramco is considering a plan to split the world’s largest IPO into two stages, debuting a portion of its shares on the Saudi stock exchange later this year and following up with an international offering in 2020 or 2021....
2019-08-30, 06:00

Affle India Makes Strong Debut On Stock Exchanges, Surges Nearly 29% Affle India share price: The Gurugram-based mobile marketing platform, Affle India's shares opened at Rs 929.90 on the BSE, up 24.81 per cent from its issue price of Rs 745....
2019-08-08, 13:00

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE (CBSX) VOLUME TOPS 3 BILLION SHARES TRADED DURING 2008Growth in Volume, Listings and Participation; 2008 Highlights Include Lime Brokerage Investment, Functionality to Facilitate Automated Stock and Options Orders Chicago, January 15, 2009 - The CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that more than three billion shares were traded at the Exchange during 2008, its first full year of trading.The Exchange, now 22 months old, had sustained growth in trading volume and the number of trades executed and continu...
2019-05-22, 05:01

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
2019-06-09, 23:13

World Federation of Exchanges and the International Options Market Association Assemble Exchange and Clearinghouse Leaders at the NASDAQ MarketSite to Discuss Coordination of International Regul NEW YORK (April 19, 2010) - Leaders of the derivatives exchanges and clearinghouse members of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) who have gathered this week for the annual International Options Market Association (…...
2019-05-22, 02:26

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

NASA Went to the Stock Exchange to Try to Sell the ISS The Trump administration is trying to turn the International Space Station into a business. It could learn from the first guy to try that: Ronald Reagan....
2019-06-08, 02:13

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE CELEBRATES FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION; NEW YORK and CHICAGO, March 5, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced today that the exchange has successfully completed its first year of operation. ......
2019-05-22, 12:26

Cboe Seeks to Add 'Speed Bump' to Stock Exchange Cboe is proposing to hit the brakes on high-frequency trading by introducing a split-second delay to one of its stock exchanges, according to a new regulatory filing....
2019-06-08, 01:39

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Introduces Two New Strategic Initiatives: CHICAGO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) has announced two new strategic initiatives -- combining faster trading execution and a highly competitive single-price fee structure -- aimed at optimizing the trading experience at CBSX. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prn...
2019-05-22, 02:00

The EU may be overplaying its hand in Swiss stock exchange standoff, experts say Switzerland looks likely to have outmaneuvered the European Union, after the latter ended its recognized stock exchange equivalence with the country....
2019-07-10, 12:00

First vegan investment fund coming to New York Stock Exchange NEW YORK, Aug 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An investment fund designed for animal rights advocates and environmentalists, the first of its kind according to financial experts, is set to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) next month....
2019-08-20, 03:52

Slack Is Heading to the Stock Exchange With an Unusual — and Risky — Strategy As 2019’s bumper crop of initial public offerings either languishes or wildly exceeds expectations, Slack Technologies Inc. is taking a route to the trading floor that it hopes will yield a much more boring outcome. Following in the footsteps of music-streaming service Spotify Technology SA la...
2019-06-20, 15:13

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE (CBSX) DROPS TAKER FEE SIGNIFICANTLY Chicago, September 22, 2009 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today announced that the Exchange will significantly reduce its fee for taking liquidity, beginning on October 1, 2009. ......
2019-05-22, 05:01

LIME BROKERAGE TO ACQUIRE MINORITY INTEREST IN CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE, LLC NEW YORK and CHICAGO - January 8, 2008 - CBSX and Lime Brokerage announced today that Lime has acquired a minority interest in the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). ......
2019-05-22, 12:26

The National Stock Exchange Appoints William Karsh as Special Advisor CHICAGO, IL, June 12, 2012 - National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), wholly-owned by the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), announced today the appointment of William Karsh as Special Advisor....
2019-05-21, 22:52

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES RECORD DAY OF TRADING ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23 CHICAGO - January 24, 2008 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that the exchange experienced the busiest day in its 10-month history as reported volume totaled 24,351,356 shares yesterday, January 23. This new high surpassed the...
2019-05-22, 12:26

UPDATE 2-NYSE to help Israel create secondary tech stock exchange Israel and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) have begun talks on setting up a secondary stock exchange for high-tech companies in Israel that would compete with venture capital funds....
2019-07-09, 20:26

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Sets Record Daily Volume CHICAGO, August 13, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today reported that trading volume on Thursday, August 12 was a record for any day at CBSX. More than 63.7 million shares changed hands, surpassing the previous daily record of 59.8 million shares traded on July 23, 2010. CBSX, which pos...
2019-05-22, 02:26

Argentina's peso, stock exchange plunge after Macri vote defeat Argentina's currency and the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange have plummeted, a day after President Mauricio Macri suffered a crushing defeat in a primary election. The peso has shed 15% of its value against the dollar....
2019-08-13, 00:00

Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget Proposes Creating A "Social Stock Exchange" Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced the setting up of a social stock exchange under the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for listing of organisations which work for......
2019-07-05, 17:39

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Sets Record Monthly Volume in July CHICAGO, Aug 02, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today announced that CBSX trading volume in July reached an all-time monthly high with 598.0 million shares traded, an average daily volume (ADV) of 28.0 million shares. This surpasses the previous mont...
2019-05-22, 02:26

Brazil's stock exchange operator B3 says revenue service maintains fine over merger Brazilian stock exchange operator B3 SA said on Wednesday that the country's federal revenue service was maintaining a fine over a 2010-2011 merger, according to a securities filing....
2019-09-12, 02:13

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Daily Volume Exceeds 100 Million Shares for the First Time CHICAGO, August 25, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today reported that trading volume on Tuesday, August 24 totaled a daily record of 118.8 million shares. This is the first time since CBSX launched in 2007 that daily volume has exceeded 100 million shares in a single day. CBSX share vol...
2019-05-22, 02:26

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Offers New Taker Rebates on Select Group of Securities CHICAGO, August 13, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) on Monday, August 16 will institute new pricing in 24 of the most-active, lower-priced securities traded on CBSX. The pricing will pay "takers" a substantial rebate to remove liquidity when the security's price is above one dollar, creat...
2019-05-22, 02:26

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Establishes New Daily Volume Record with 90.8 Million Shares Traded CHICAGO, August 23, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today reported that trading volume on Friday, August 20 was a record for any day at CBSX. More than 90.8 million shares changed hands, surpassing the previous daily record of 63.7 million shares traded on August 12, 2010. CBSX, launch...
2019-05-22, 02:26

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at the metals center....
2019-06-14, 19:26

London Metal Exchange Bans Daytime Drinking by Traders The London Metal Exchange, a 142-year-old trading venue where traders set prices for metals by shouting orders across a ring of red sofas, has banned drinking on the job....
2019-06-14, 17:52

EU-Swiss trading dispute has Brexit implications, says Swiss stock exchange boss A stock exchange dispute between Switzerland and the European Union could be a sign of things to come for the U.K., according to the CEO of Switzerland's biggest exchange....
2019-09-09, 17:39

London stock market rallies after worst outage in eight years - as it happened London traders were unable to buy and sell shares in Britain’s top companies this morning, as unexplained glitch strikes the CityLatest: Trading underway, after longest glitch since 2011BREAKING: Trading glitch hits London Stock ExchangeSecond outage in 14 monthsThird major UK systems failure this m...
2019-08-16, 18:00

CBOE Futures Exchange And DRW Trading Group Complete Agreement To Create Stock Index Variance Futures CHICAGO, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) and DRW Trading Group have completed an agreement that will allow CFE to use DRW's patent-pending methodology to create variance futures that, for the first time, match the quoting conventions and economic performance of ov...
2019-05-21, 22:52

London stock market suffers worst outage in eight years - business live London traders were unable to buy and sell shares in Britain’s top companies this morning, as unexplained glitch strikes the CityLatest: Trading underway, after longest glitch since 2011BREAKING: Trading glitch hits London Stock ExchangeSecond outage in 14 monthsThird major UK systems failure this m...
2019-08-16, 16:00

China Brokerage's $2 Billion Offering Kick-Starts London Stock Link Chinese brokerage Huatai Securities plans to raise as much as $2 billion selling London-listed share-backed instruments this week, reviving the postponed Shanghai-London Stock Connect program....
2019-06-12, 11:39

Exclusive: London Metal Exchange to delay ban on tainted metal until 2025 - sources The London Metal Exchange (LME) will postpone plans to ban metal tainted by human rights abuses until 2025, giving producers three more years to comply with guidelines and the exchange time to rethink its approach, industry sources said....
2019-09-18, 19:00

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX has surpassed 50 million shares traded. ......
2019-05-22, 05:01

CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE (CBOE) AND KOREA EXCHANGE (KRX) SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING CHICAGO, June 9, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the Korea Exchange (KRX) announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") which will establish a collaborative business relationship between the two exchanges. ......
2019-05-22, 12:26

Chicago Board Options Exchange and China Financial Futures Exchange Sign Memorandum of Understanding CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX) announced today that they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which establishes an open channel of communication and lays the foundation for future collaborative efforts between...
2019-05-21, 22:52

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: ‘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

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

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

GE was the most popular industrial stock for hedge funds last quarter. Here are 9 firms that likely took a beating after the stock tanked on fraud claims. (GE) AP Images / Richard Drew Hedge funds scooped up more shares of General Electric in the second quarter than any other company in the industrial sector. The funds were most likely trying to buy the dip as the stock has shed more than 60% of its market value over the last two years. It's possible som...
2019-08-16, 21:39

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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'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

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 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'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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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’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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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: '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

Cboe Futures Exchange and American Financial Exchange Announce Planned Launch of AMERIBOR® Futures CHICAGO – June 27, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced plans to launch futures on the AMERIBOR® (American Interbank Offered Rate) interest rate benchmark on Cboe Futures ExchangeSM (CFE), subject to regulatory review. ...
2019-06-27, 21:26

Aquis Exchange to buy NEX Exchange from CME Group Bourse services group Aquis Exchange will buy British growth stocks platform NEX Exchange from CME Group for a nominal one pound plus 2.7 million pounds ($3.4 million) to cover NEX's working capital, Aquis said on Friday....
2019-07-05, 09:13

Hong Kong leader sees 'way out' of chaos through dialogue Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore peace and that dialogue with peaceful protesters would provide a "way out" for the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-08-20, 05:52

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

Chinese army condemns Hong Kong protests China's military chief in Hong Kong condemned ongoing protests on the island, stating in his first public comments on the months of unrest that they threaten the life and safety of the people....
2019-08-01, 08:52

Twitter, Facebook Act Against Disinformation on Hong Kong Protests Twitter took down more than 900 accounts that it said were part of a Chinese government campaign to discredit protesters in Hong Kong by spreading misinformation....
2019-08-20, 01:52

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

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

Hong Kong Interbank Rates Hit Highest Since 2008 The rates at which Hong Kong’s banks lend to one another surged to levels last seen during the global financial crisis, but economists said seasonal swings in cash demands likely played a bigger role in the move than political unrest in the city....
2019-06-13, 11:26

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

Fears of thugs-for-hire in Hong Kong after mob attack Six men have been arrested in Hong Kong in connection with a seemingly unprovoked and indiscriminate mob attack that injured 45 people at a metro station on Sunday night and outraged a city not used to such violent scenes....
2019-07-23, 15:00

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

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

Violent protests broke out in Hong Kong — Here's what happened Large crowds of protesters gathered around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed a debate on a legal change that's been condemned by hundreds of thousands in the city. The protesters are vowing to stop a government plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, but the heart of the demons...
2019-06-13, 11:52

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

‘If All of Us Come Out, We Can Win.’ Hong Kong Protesters Call for Even Bigger March Hong Kong activists are calling for renewed protests with an even bigger turnout this weekend after police yesterday fired tear gas and rubber bullets in an attempt to quell demonstrations amid a spiraling political crisis. A leading pro-democracy organization announced a mass march against a bill t...
2019-06-13, 13:39

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

Alibaba Files Plans to List in Hong Kong Alibaba Group Holding has filed confidential paperwork for a Hong Kong listing, according to people familiar with the matter, kicking off a process that could see the Chinese internet giant raise billions of dollars from a large stock sale in the coming months....
2019-06-13, 15:39

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

| 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 protesters pledge to stand up to thugs Public anger grows after police fail to protect protesters from masked men who left 45 people hospitalisedProtesters in Hong Kong have pledged to stand up to thugs who attacked demonstrators at the weekend as public anger grows towards the government and police.Demonstrators have filed for a permit ...
2019-07-23, 15:00

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

'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 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

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

"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

'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 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

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

Mob attacks demonstrators at Hong Kong train station Dozens were injured in Hong Kong early Monday after authorities said a mob of masked men used batons and bamboo rods to beat protesters at a train station....
2019-07-22, 20:39

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

How house prices are linked to Hong Kong's protests One of the big things behind the protests in Hong Kong is the "terrible affordability" of housing in the city, which is upsetting young people and the middle-income population, says Peter Churchouse of Portwood Capital....
2019-07-23, 15:39

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

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned violence that broke out Monday when weapon-wielding, masked assailants attacked pro-democracy protesters, journalists and citizens at a subway station....
2019-07-23, 17:00

Beijing suggests it could mobilize troops in Hong Kong if necessary China's defense ministry on Wednesday indicated that the People's Liberation Army could be deployed in Hong Kong as protests continue in the semi-autonomous city....
2019-07-24, 11:13

China Says Hong Kong Protests "Absolutely Intolerable" China reacted furiously on Monday to anti-government protesters vandalising the walls of its representative's office in Hong Kong and defacing the national emblem, branding their actions "absolutely......
2019-07-22, 16:13

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

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

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

Timeline: A growing unease in Hong Kong about the future A series of steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have prompted a growing uneasiness among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst out in a protest by hundreds of thousands of people last weekend....
2019-06-11, 15:39

| China says army can be deployed at Hong Kong's request China issued a stark reminder that its army could be deployed in Hong Kong if city authorities requested support in maintaining "public order" after weeks of sometimes violent protests....
2019-07-24, 13:13

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

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

'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

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
2019-06-12, 06:26

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters Police fired tear gas and used rubber bullets on protesters in Hong Kong, in an attempt to drive away thousands of demonstrators who had blocked roads and forced the closure of the city’s legislature before lawmakers could debate a controversial extradition bill....
2019-06-12, 12:52

Hong Kong at a Standstill as Protesters Return to the Streets Hundreds of thousands marched through city streets as unrest stretched into a seventh weekend, with crowds registering their support for both sides in a political battle sparked by a proposed extradition law....
2019-07-21, 16:26

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

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, 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

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

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 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

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

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

Why a pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker raised the ire of protesters A pro-Beijing lawmaker who has become a figure of hate among pro-democracy circles in Hong Kong has issued a direct threat to his opponents after vandals attacked his office and the graves of his parents....
2019-07-24, 12:13

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

How Hong Kong maids became caught in a ‘humanitarian tsunami’ Migrant workers who become pregnant by their employers face dismissal, homelessness and a swift return home The sun had not yet risen in Hong Kong when Sally*, a domestic worker, was woken and told she needed to leave immediately. As she lay on the sofa, confused, Sally saw her employer standing ove...
2019-07-22, 12:13

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

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

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong, China will be able to work things out U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is sure China and Hong Kong will be able to work things out after mass protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial descended into chaos....
2019-06-12, 20:13

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

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

China vows to crack down on Hong Kong protesters ​China on Tuesday warned the criminals they claim are behind weeks-long protests in Hong Kong not to “play with fire” and ​vowed to crack down on the ​organizers, signaling that Beijing has no intention of giving in to their demands. “We would like to make it clear to the very small grou...
2019-08-06, 19:13

| 148 arrested in Hong Kong during Monday's protests - police Hong Kong police say 148 people were arrested during running battles with protesters the day before, the largest daily toll since huge pro-democracy protests kicked off two months ago....
2019-08-06, 20:39

Hong Kong police pepper spray protesters Police in Hong Kong use pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters who had seized highways early Monday.        ...
2019-07-01, 19:13

| WATCH: Chaos as Hong Kong protesters take over parliament It started with an attempt Monday by hundreds of protesters to force a street vendor's trolley through the glass frontage of Hong Kong's parliament building....
2019-07-01, 23:00

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and charged to scatter the crowd....
2019-07-01, 23:39

Police use tear gas to quell Hong Kong protest Police carrying riot shields and firing tear gas moved in shortly after midnight to clear protesters, who hours earlier, swarmed into the legislature's main building. (July 1)        ...
2019-07-02, 01:52

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's lawyers march against 'political prosecutions' Around 3,000 legal professionals pile pressure on justice department in ninth week of protests Thousands of Hong Kong’s legal professionals have staged a march to put pressure on the city’s Department of Justice over what they say are political prosecutions of protesters, after China said the territ...
2019-08-07, 18:26

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

Chinese gov't concerned for growing Hong Kong protests China's top political liaison to Hong Kong warned Wednesday the island territory faces its most serious threat since it returned to Beijing's control 22 years ago, over the outcry related to a proposed extradition bill....
2019-08-07, 23:39

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 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

Britain No Longer Has Any Responsibility For Hong Kong, Says China Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after the British government reiterated its......
2019-07-01, 14:39

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

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

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

Group of Hong Kong activists says will not back down on demands: TV A group of activists dressed in the Hong Kong protest uniform of masks and hard hats held a widely televised news conference Tuesday and urged the city's leader Carrie Lam to "return power to the people"....
2019-08-06, 09:52

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

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

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

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 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

Tension in Hong Kong on eve of anniversary of China handover Pro- and anti-government demonstrators rally, with mass protest planned on MondayThousands of pro-government protesters have rallied outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on Sunday as tensions rose on the eve of what is expected to be Hong Kong’s fourth mass protest in a month against a c...
2019-06-30, 18:52

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

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party....
2019-07-01, 01:39

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

China Says Hong Kong Protesters Who Break Law Will Be Punished China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs warned protesters in the city not to underestimate the strength of the central government and urged the local police to crack down on those who break the law.​...
2019-08-06, 16:13

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

| 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

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 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

Hong Kong airport occupied by hundreds of 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....
2019-08-09, 12:00

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 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

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

'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

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

| 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

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

'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

Backstory: Covering an unprecedented uprising in Hong Kong On the afternoon of July 1, before protesters in Hong Kong trashed the city's legislature and riot police countered with tear gas, there was a moment that captured the city's state of flux....
2019-07-05, 08:13

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 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

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

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

Extradition bill 'is dead,' Hong Kong leader says Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that a controversial extradition bill which spurred weeks of protest "is dead" -- but stopped short of a formal withdrawal....
2019-07-09, 12:13

China warns UK over Hong Kong: 'No country has right to intervene' China has dismissed the UK's concerns over Hong Kong, warning "no country has the right to intervene" - and insisted the former British colony was none of its business....
2019-07-02, 22:52

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong protests: What graffiti in the parliament conveys On Monday night, Hong Kong protesters broke into their parliamentary building, occupying the main chamber of the Legislative Council and vandalizing property. As the protesters entered the building, police initially retreated to avoid confrontation and give the demonstrators the run of the building....
2019-07-03, 19:52

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

UK summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong dispute Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism." The United Kingdom says China is violating agreements made before the city changed hands in 1997....
2019-07-03, 20:39

Hong Kong Police Vow Action Over Parliament Storming Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed government....
2019-07-04, 03:52

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

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

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

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

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

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

How Trump Could Quickly Raise the Stakes in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have flooded the streets of Hong Kong for weeks and even forced the airport to close, but U.S. President Donald Trump has largely avoided getting involved. That doesn’t mean he has no leverage. Under a U.S. law, Trump has the power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferen...
2019-08-17, 02:00

Hong Kong strike: Can protesters shut down the city? Protesters in Hong Kong are calling for civil servants to stay home on Monday as a sign of solidarity with the pro-democracy movement. However, civil servants supporting the demonstrations are taking a big risk....
2019-08-02, 16:52

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

Hong Kong's protesters dig in for long summer of discontent Hong Kong's extradition bill demonstrations have mutated into a much bigger and more complex animal, ripping open old wounds and expanding a political fight as the city battens down for a summer of protests....
2019-07-18, 18:52

Hong Kong protests continue, despite airport setback Hong Kong demonstrators marked an annual festival by gathering at local police stations to denounce the heavy-handed tactics officers used against protesters at the city's international airport over the weekend....
2019-08-16, 17:39

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that hardens ideological tensions between the rival powers....
2019-08-16, 17:39

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

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

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

| Goodbye Hong Kong: Uncertainty forces some to consider leaving Justin Chan, a 20-year-old student, is anxious, both about the future of his native Hong Kong and his role in it. So much so, that he's considering leaving the Chinese territory for good....
2019-07-17, 06:39

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

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

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

'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 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

Denise Ho, the pop icon of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement Cantopop singer Denise Ho was successful in the Chinese market until she joined Hong Kong's democracy movement. Although her music is now banned in China, she’s still a superstar to demonstrators in her hometown....
2019-08-19, 17:00

Trump says it's up to China to deal with Hong Kong 'riots' U.S. President Donald Trump has described protests in Hong Kong as "riots" that China will have to deal with itself, signaling a hands-off approach to the biggest political crisis gripping the former British colony in decades....
2019-08-02, 09:26

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's Labour says government must talk to China over Hong Kong Britain's opposition Labour Party said the government should talk directly with China over Hong Kong and urged Chinese authorities to respect the 'one country, two systems' principle in the former British province....
2019-08-19, 10:00

| 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

'They are fighting for nothing': the view on Hong Kong protests from Shenzhen Armed troops are barracked in a stadium in Shenzhen, where citizens seem to back themThere was an uneasy sense of calm on Sunday in Shenzhen, the Chinese city on the other side of the bay from Hong Kong where hundreds of troops from the People’s Armed Police [PAP] have been deployed in a show of for...
2019-08-19, 06:52

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 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

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’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefully After 11 weeks of demonstrations, weary protesters fear only their ebbing stamina or Chinese troops will break the stalemateEllie Lau, a 21-year-old student, was one of thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s airport this week. There, she and a friend had an uneasy conversation about the fut...
2019-08-18, 11:26

Hong Kong protests challenge China with no end in sight What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed — and the role of the Chinese government in the city’s affairs...
2019-07-16, 13:00

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

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

Hong Kong protesters appeal to world leaders Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of the Group of 20 major economies in Osaka, Japan, this week....
2019-06-27, 19:13

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 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

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

The Latest: Protesters besiege Hong Kong police HQ Protesters in Hong Kong have thrown bricks and flaming bottles at the headquarters of the city police in the latest assault against law enforcement after more than 12 hours of anti-government demonstrations...
2019-08-05, 19:00

Why aren't Hong Kong's protesters backing down? – podcast Millions of people have taken to the streets over the past three weeks in opposition to an extradition law. The Guardian correspondent Emma Graham-Harrison discusses covering the demonstrations and what could happen next. Plus: Angie Zelter on why she doesn’t regret being arrested at an Extinction R...
2019-06-27, 21:13

| Pro-democracy push causes transport chaos in Hong Kong Peak-hour morning train travel and international flights in Hong Kong were thrown into chaos as pro-democracy protesters launched an attempted city-wide strike to ramp up pressure on the financial hub's embattled leaders....
2019-08-06, 00:26

Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain Anyone who loves the unique culture of Hong Kong can sympathize with the demonstrators who are protesting the latest step in a long process of Hong Kong being absorbed by mainland China. The subjugation of Hong Kong to the full weight of the PRC’s oppressive legal system is like watching a beautiful...
2019-06-28, 01:39

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

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

| '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

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

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

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

China says will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its summit this week....
2019-06-24, 05:52

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer of dissent is showing no sign of abating....
2019-07-15, 22:26

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

China will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its upcoming summit....
2019-06-24, 04:39

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

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

Hong Kong's leader warns US not to interfere in protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has warned the United States and other countries against interfering in the city's domestic affairs, two days after thousands of protesters gathered outside the US consulate to ask President Donald Trump to "liberate" the city....
2019-09-11, 07:13

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

Lam says PR firms declined to help restore Hong Kong’s image Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the government has asked international public relations firms to help restore the city’s reputation, battered by months of pro-democracy protests, but was rejected...
2019-09-17, 09:13

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

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

| Will Hong Kong leader's climbdown calm the chaos? A surprise concession to protesters by Hong Kong's leader may have eased tensions and reduced the likelihood of China sending in troops, but it is unlikely to halt the huge rallies or end clashes....
2019-09-05, 13:13

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong’s Protests While the battle lines seem clearly drawn, views are often less absolute and loyalties not so predictable. On Australian campuses, this uncertainty is producing a deepening anxiety....
2019-09-16, 12:39

School's Out for Prolonged Summer of Hong Kong Protests Government authorities had hoped that the unrest and upheaval of the past few months would recede after youthful protesters returned to school on Monday. Thousands of students proved them wrong by boycotting class....
2019-09-02, 14:52

U.N. experts: Protect protesters’ rights in Hong Kong A panel of United Nations experts on Thursday called for China and Hong Kong to protect the rights of protesters and expressed alarm at reports of attacks on demonstrators and arrests of activists....
2019-09-12, 15:52

Hong Kong leader says has not discussed resigning with Beijing Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a voice recording of her saying she would step down if she could....
2019-09-03, 07:52

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

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 a priority for U.S. Senate Democrats, leader says Legislation addressing China's actions in Hong Kong will be among the top priorities pushed by U.S. Senate Democrats when Congress returns to work after a recess next week, their leader said on Thursday....
2019-09-05, 19:52

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes that would for the first time allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to China for trial....
2019-05-29, 06:39

Hong Kong leader: U.S. involvement 'unnecessary, inappropriate' After a weekend that saw protesters call on the United States to support their pro-democracy movement, Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam called U.S. involvement "extremely inappropriate."...
2019-09-10, 18:52

Hong Kong Protesters Squeeze Access to the Airport A day after clashes between the police and protesters, including inside a subway car, demonstrators tried to disrupt service at a critical Asian travel hub....
2019-09-01, 18:13

Hong Kong protesters beg Trump to ‘liberate’ city ​Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday chanted the US national anthem and called on President Trump to “liberate” the Chinese-ruled city. The throngs, wearing black shirts and masks, waved American flags​, carried posters that read, “President Trump, please liberate Hong K...
2019-09-08, 19:13

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 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

Hong Kong leader says has never tendered resignation to Beijing Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a voice recording of her saying she would step down if she could....
2019-09-03, 05:26

Hong Kong students plan second day of pro-democracy rallies Hong Kong school and university students on Tuesday are due to boycott classes and hold pro-democracy rallies for the second straight day, further fuelling the political crisis in the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-09-03, 05:26

Explainer: How important is Hong Kong to the rest of China? Concerns over Hong Kong's political and economic future are growing as pro-democracy protests drag on and turn increasingly violent, and China makes clear that forceful intervention is possible....
2019-09-05, 06:52

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 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

'Mom Says Come Home': Hong Kong Protests Divide Families Public unrest over China’s authority is taking a personal toll, worrying parents of the young protesters who are propelling the opposition movement and causing turmoil between generations....
2019-09-02, 23:39

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

Hong Kong protesters march to U.S. Consulate in plea for help As protests spread across Hong Kong for a 14th straight weekend, massive numbers of demonstrators staged a rally near the U.S. Consulate General on Sunday, calling for support from Washington....
2019-09-08, 23:13

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

Hong Kong ex-JPMorgan princeling case gets personal A case by Hong Kong’s ICAC against an individual on bribery charges is another example of Asia-Pacific regulators targeting the person as well as the institution....
2019-05-21, 14:52