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Hong Kong protests: Dramatic images of destruction draw both condemnation and support

Days after masked protesters stormed Hong Kong's legislature, the city continues to be divided on whether it was unjustifiable violence or the understandable actions of desperate young protesters with...

Hong Kong protests: Dramatic images of destruction draw both condemnation and support

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Ten dramatic images from the Hong Kong airport protests and clashes with police Protests at Hong Kong International Airport escalated for a second day, causing flights to be canceled at one of the busiest airports in the world.        ...
2019-08-14, 02:52

'Wanton destruction' and economic costs on Hong Kong may make people less sympathetic to protests Thousands of demonstrators blocked roads and public transportation routes to the Hong Kong International Airport on Sunday, saying they hope to draw the world's attention to their movement....
2019-09-02, 08:52

China releases dramatic army propaganda video in wake of Hong Kong protests with 'anti-riot' drills As the summer of protests continues to escalate in Hong Kong, the Chinese army released a video on Thursday for its troops based in the city showing footage of an "anti-riot drill" as a top commended warned of punishment against "violent criminals. ...
2019-08-01, 18:13

Hong Kong Police Draw Weapons, Deploy Water Cannons in Latest Night of Violent Protests (HONG KONG) — Police in Hong Kong drew their guns Sunday night after a small group of protesters attacked officers with sticks and rods, and used tear gas to clear pro-democracy demonstrators who had taken over a street The confrontations were the latest violence in a summer of protests that h...
2019-08-26, 00:52

The Latest: Accountants march to support Hong Kong protests Accountants in Hong Kong have demonstrated in support of the city’s pro-democracy protests, becoming the latest profession to back the movement publicly...
2019-08-23, 10:26

Mainland Chinese Sneak Into Hong Kong's Protests---to Support the Cause A cohort of mainland Chinese have joined the demonstrations in Hong Kong, taking extraordinary risks to support a society that offers freedoms unavailable back home....
2019-08-29, 02:00

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong seeks U.S. support for pro-democracy protests Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said on Saturday he was seeking the support of U.S. lawmakers for the demands of his fellow protesters who have led months of streets demonstrations, including a call for free elections....
2019-09-15, 01:00

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill vowed further demonstrations after hundreds of thousands took to the streets this week....
2019-06-14, 13:13

North Korea blasts Nancy Pelosi for support of Hong Kong protests North Korean media is singling out U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after she expressed opposition to the use of force against protesters in Hong Kong....
2019-08-13, 17:13

Hong Kong Protests' Violent Turn Tests Limits of Public Support As they rampaged through Hong Kong’s legislature, the young protesters of the city’s antigovernment uprising fulfilled a dream of having their revolution televised—but the vivid images seen around the world have jeopardized public goodwill....
2019-07-02, 13:39

Hong Kong unveils $2.4 billion economic support package as protests weigh Hong Kong's government announced an economic support package worth $2.44 billion on Thursday as escalating political protests and the Sino-U.S. trade war weigh heavily on the Asian financial center....
2019-08-16, 13:13

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

Hong Kong protests gear up for a 13th weekend of protests Thousands of Hong Kongers took to the streets Saturday for a series of wildcat protests as police locked down and barricaded major streets around the Chinese government's offices in the city....
2019-08-31, 12:00

Trump administration unlikely to move on Hong Kong barring dramatic escalation: U.S. official The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramatic escalation by China in response to street protests there, a senior U.S. official said....
2019-06-14, 21:13

Hong Kong police draw guns in latest protest violence Hong Kong police drew their weapons and deployed water cannons for the first time as the civil unrest in the Chinese city entered its 11th week. Pro-democracy protesters hurled gasoline bombs, sticks and rods at police in riot gear in the latest confrontation, which erupted at the end of a protest m...
2019-08-25, 20:52

Hong Kong Police Draw Protester Rage, but Beijing Doesn't Think They're Tough Enough Hong Kong’s police are caught between a local population that accuses them of inflaming protests by using excessive force and mainland authorities who are urging them to get tougher to end the crisis....
2019-08-08, 15:26

Police draw guns, fire water canons on Hong Kong protesters Police in Hong Kong deployed water cannons and an officer fired a live shot into the air as violence erupted in the ongoing pro-democracy protests on Sunday....
2019-08-26, 01:39

China's State Media Shows Hong Kong Protest Images, Fanning Public Anger China’s state media aired images from the aftermath of Hong Kong’s latest antigovernment protests, a change in tack that appears aimed at fanning public anger against the demonstrations, as Beijing signaled support for a stronger crackdown by authorities in the city....
2019-07-22, 16:52

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

Chinese military vehicles stashed across Hong Kong border in soccer stadium, satellite images appear to show Satellite images this week apparently captured more than 500 Chinese military vehicles in and around a soccer stadium near the border with Hong Kong in what many speculate was a response to several days of violent protests that disrupted operations at one of the world’s busiest international airport...
2019-08-14, 22:26

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 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

Hong Kong hit by another weekend of protests Hong Kong began another volatile weekend on Saturday, with anti-government protests taking place across the city, including one at the international airport for a second day....
2019-08-10, 10:13

Hong Kong 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 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

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

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

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 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 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

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

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked the city for months -- including invoking a colonial-era law that grants her broad powers similar to martial law. The last time it was used, in 1967, t...
2019-08-30, 23:39

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continue to "resist and fight back" against Chinese encroachment....
2019-06-17, 04:00

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

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

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 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

Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
2019-06-12, 14:52

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's Conflict Zone meets Ronny Tong, an adviser to Lam....
2019-07-11, 21:52

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

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

Protests Take a Toll on Hong Kong's Economy A worsening spiral of violence and demonstrations—Hong Kong’s worst social and political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997—is denting the city’s economic growth, business sentiment and financial markets....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Hong Kong 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

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

| 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

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

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades....
2019-06-15, 15:13

Hong Kong 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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

More protests in Hong Kong after dismissal of controversial bill Two days after Hong Kong's government officially withdrew a controversial extradition bill that was at the center of numerous mass demonstrations this year, protesters again rallied in the streets Friday....
2019-09-07, 01:52

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

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

Hong Kong on alert for planned airport protests Hong Kong protesters have said they will disrupt transport to the city's airport following another night of demonstrations and clashes with police. City authorities responded by limiting access to airport transportation....
2019-09-07, 13:52

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

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'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

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

Organizers postpone Hong Kong WTA event due to protests Local organizers and the Women's Tennis Association say the Hong Kong Open has been postponed indefinitely because of widespread protests in the region        ...
2019-09-13, 16:52

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong police arrest 20 as protests continue On Saturday police fired multiple tear gas rounds in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, the latest escalation after more than two months of protests....
2019-08-04, 20:13

Hong Kong 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

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

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

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

'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

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

Shocking images show Dorian’s path of destruction in Bahamas Photos and video from the Bahamas reveal the staggering damage caused by Hurricane Dorian, with cars thrown around like toys, homes ripped apart and whole swaths of the archipelago inundated by storm surges. Photos show children desperately trying to reach safety through waist-deep floodwaters, incl...
2019-09-04, 00:13

Hong Kong protesters stage airport sit-in for international support Pro-democracy protesters held a sit-in in the arrivals hall of Hong Kong's airport. City leaders have said they will not concede to protesters' demands....
2019-08-09, 19:52

Hong Kong's elderly march in support of young protesters Senior citizens in Hong Kong have taken to the streets in support of the youths at the forefront of month-long protests against a widely-hated extradition bill....
2019-07-17, 19:26

China says will continue to support Hong Kong Chief Executive Lam China said on Monday it will continue to support Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, after two million protesters took to the streets with a demand for her to step down....
2019-06-17, 11:39

Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate Hundreds of demonstrators are rallying outside the British Consulate in Hong Kong again, stepping up calls for international support in their months-long campaign for democratic reforms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory...
2019-09-15, 08:13

China reiterates support for Hong Kong government on extradition law China's central government firmly supports the Hong Kong government in passing an extradition law allowing people to be sent to mainland China for trial, the foreign ministry reiterated on Wednesday....
2019-06-12, 10:39

Hong Kong Protesters Flood Streets to Call for U.S. Support Tens of thousands of demonstrators called on the U.S. to protect human rights in Hong Kong, capping a weekend of smaller, heated protests that continued even after the government’s recent attempt at conciliation....
2019-09-08, 12:52

More Hong Kong protests planned as U.S. raises travel warning The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging increased caution by visitors to the Chinese territory in the face of what it described as civil unrest after months of sometimes violent street protests....
2019-08-08, 15:00

U.S. Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Due to ‘Confrontational’ Protests The U.S. raised its travel warning for Hong Kong on Wednesday, advising visitors to exercise increased caution if they plan to visit due to “civil unrest.” The State Department raised its advisory to a level two on a four-point scale, reports Reuters. “Most [of the protests] have b...
2019-08-08, 06:39

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activists and opposition lawmakers....
2019-06-13, 21:52

Hong Kong protests: police arrest more than 20 after violent clashes Tense standoffs follow peaceful march with police resorting to teargas and pepper spray on third consecutive day of mass protest Demonstrators in Hong Kong have clashed with riot police as the city entered its third consecutive day of mass protests.On Sunday, the police said they had arrested 20 peo...
2019-08-04, 07:13

'China is in uncharted territory with Hong Kong protests': Ai Weiwei Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has told DW that Beijing could "crush" Hong Kong protesters anytime. The two sides have reached a deadlock in the conflict, he said....
2019-08-07, 21:52

Hong Kong protests take a toll as companies flag impact Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd and the owner of Hong Kong's luxury Peninsula hotel became the latest companies to highlight the impact of recent protests on their business, as an escalating cycle of violence clouds the outlook for the city....
2019-08-07, 11:13

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent demonstrations drew international condemnation....
2019-06-14, 09:00

Hong Kong protests descend into chaos during citywide strike Police fire teargas and rubber bullets in clashes with thousands of demonstratorsHong Kong protesters have clashed with police and fought off a group of men armed with poles as the city’s political unrest continues.A citywide strike accompanied by rallies in seven districts descended into chaos on M...
2019-08-05, 19:52

The Latest: Hong Kong leadership meets as protests loom HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against extradition bill (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s chief executive has met with her Executive Council as pressure mounts for her to delay or withdraw an unpopular extradition bill. Carrie Lam, who was appointed by Beijing, is...
2019-06-15, 06:26

Hong Kong protests force airports to cancel more than 200 flights Protesters snarled the Monday morning rush hour by blocking train and platform doors, preventing subway and commuter rail trains from leaving their stations....
2019-08-05, 15:13

After Protests, Hong Kong Suspends Divisive Extradition Bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented......
2019-06-15, 11:52

Hong Kong Leader Backs Down on China Law But More Protests Planned Hong Kong’s leader suspended indefinitely an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial center....
2019-06-15, 20:52

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the freedoms of a democracy except the right to choose their leaders. The city’s last British governor, Chris Patten, described it as a place that enjoyed...
2019-06-13, 18:26

More Hong Kong companies say business impacted by mass protests Conglomerate Swire Pacific became the latest major Hong Kong company to voice concern about the impact of protests in the city on business activity, saying they are having direct and indirect impact on demand on a number of its businesses....
2019-08-08, 15:00

China waits out Hong Kong protests, but backlash looms China’s international image has suffered from its mass incarceration of members of its Uighur Muslim minority and aggressive moves in the foreign policy sphere....
2019-08-10, 15:00

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 airport slowly reopens after crippling protests Thousands took over the facility’s main terminal on Monday, leading to the cancellation of more than 200 flights.       ...
2019-08-13, 13:13

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the city’s leader vowed to push ahead with the bill despite hundreds of thousands of people marching against it....
2019-06-11, 02:39

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fuelling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the first time, after chaotic protests by tens of thousands of people....
2019-06-12, 10:39

China Claims U.S. 'Black Hand' Is Behind Hong Kong Protests Beijing stepped up its accusations of U.S. involvement in fomenting protests in Hong Kong, as authorities and protesters in the restive Chinese city prepared for a critical tenth weekend of demonstrations....
2019-08-09, 19:52

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the first time, after chaotic protests by tens of thousands of people....
2019-06-12, 13:13

Hong Kong authorities shut government offices due to protests Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-13, 03:26

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says protests have hit business like a 'tsunami' Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Friday the business community was very worried about the long-term consequences of protests in the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-09, 18:26

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam says priority is to stop violence City’s leader rules out political concessions as demonstrations continue with sit-in at airportThe Hong Kong leader, Carrie Lam, has said her priority is to “stop the violence” rather than make political concessions, as the city’s two- month-long protest movement pressed on with a demonstration at t...
2019-08-09, 17:52

Telegram hit by massive Chinese cyberattack during Hong Kong protests The app, which says it has 200 million users worldwide, has been widely used in Hong Kong to coordinate demonstrations against a controversial extradition bill....
2019-06-13, 17:52

Hong Kong airport sit-in continues in 10th weekend of protests Thousands of demonstrators on Saturday continued what is intended to be a peaceful three-day sit-in at Hong Kong's international airport -- the 10th straight weekend of protests across the financial hub....
2019-08-10, 16:39

Hong Kong leader says protests are challenging China's sovereignty Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Monday recent protests disrupting the former British colony are pushing the city to the verge of an "extremely dangerous situation" and posing a challenge to China's sovereignty....
2019-08-05, 07:00

Beijing says 'radical' Hong Kong protests are an 'undisguised challenge' The Chinese government has denounced Monday night's violent protests in Hong Kong as "radical," terming them an "undisguised challenge" to the city's system of governance....
2019-07-02, 15:39

UK warns Hong Kong, China over anti-government protests Senior UK officials have said Hong Kong should not use protests as a "pretext for repression." The UK's foreign secretary said there would be "serious consequences" if China failed to respect the city's independence....
2019-07-02, 23:52

Business fears for Hong Kong after protests turn violent Violent demonstrations Monday that saw protesters vandalize Hong Kong's main government complex have drawn a swift condemnation from business leaders worried about damage to the city's reputation....
2019-07-03, 09:13

UK's Hunt denies he supported violent protests in Hong Kong Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that he had not backed violent protests in Hong Kong after Chinese state media blamed interference by Western governments for unrest in the former British colony....
2019-07-04, 11:00

China accuses UK of supporting violent Hong Kong protests Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism" and reminded the former colonial power of Hong Kong's status. Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt appeared to back down on previous comments....
2019-07-04, 11:26

Hong Kong Police Make Wave of Arrests After Protests Hong Kong police have arrested and charged a dozen protesters suspected of involvement in antigovernment clashes, as authorities widen a manhunt for others who joined a rampage through the city’s legislature on Monday....
2019-07-04, 21:13

Trump says China's Xi has acted responsibly on Hong Kong protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he believed Chinese President Xi Jinping has acted "very responsibly" with the protests in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that could see people from the territory sent to China for trial....
2019-07-22, 21:52

Hong Kong protests: Is the government losing control of law and order? After dozens of protesters were beaten by a mob at a train station, experts are warning that the escalating violence between opposing camps could become an ongoing threat to stability and the rule of law in Hong Kong....
2019-07-22, 17:39

What Denise Ho, Jackie Chan and Other Celebrities Think About the Hong Kong Protests For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low tolerance for political dissent....
2019-07-05, 20:52

Hong Kong protests have sparked a new level of Chinese paranoia Up to 2 million people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong to protest in recent weeks. The immediate trigger was an “extradition agreement” that China had demanded the city’s usually complaisant Legislative Council to pass. The agreement would put every Hong Konger who got on the wrong side of th...
2019-07-06, 17:13

Hong Kong protests approach border of mainland China Thousands protested in a mainland China border town Saturday against China traders, riding on the momentum of weeks of extradition bill protests in Hong Kong....
2019-07-14, 07:13

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's handling of an extradition bill revives other......
2019-07-14, 13:26

Hong Kong Demonstrators Broaden Agenda as Protests Spread Protests that began six weeks ago as a challenge to Beijing’s growing reach are broadening into a movement pursuing a range of political and social grievances, with demonstrations—and clashes with police—spreading to more parts of the city....
2019-07-14, 19:26

Hong Kong handover anniversary: march and protests – in pictures Frustration among opposition protesters in Hong Kong boiled over on Monday, with one group laying siege to the legislative council building and tens of thousands of others marching through the city to demand expanded democracy on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China. C...
2019-07-01, 16:26

Protests Escalate As Hong Kong Marks Handover To China Anti-government protesters tried to ram their way into Hong Kong's parliament Monday, battling police armed with pepper spray, as the territory marked the anniversary of its handover to China....
2019-07-01, 14:39

Uncertainty looms as Hong Kong protests drag into a new week About 2,000 protesters gathered outside the Hong Kong legislature on Monday, demanding to speak directly to the city's top official Carrie Lam, as protests entered a second straight week....
2019-06-17, 13:13

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The demonstrations persisted into early Tuesday but by midmorning most of the protesters had gone home. A routine meeting of the Executive Council was called ...
2019-06-18, 05:26

Hong Kong's leader 'sincerely sorry' after record-breaking protests Hong Kong's leader has issued a rare public apology in the wake of repeated record-breaking protests that called for the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill with China....
2019-06-18, 14:01

'Sing Hallelujah to the Lord' an unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests The Christian hymn "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong's protests against an extradition bill that have drawn millions of people onto the streets....
2019-06-18, 14:39

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised to not back down, with Joshua Wong telling DW: "Now is the time."...
2019-06-18, 22:26

Hours after street chaos, more protests loom in Hong Kong Mere hours after one of Hong Kong's most iconic shopping districts was transformed into a tear gas-filled battleground, protesters are again preparing to take to the streets....
2019-08-04, 10:26

More Hong Kong protests planned ahead of G-20 Japan summit Leaders of recent protests in Hong Kong say they plan more demonstrations in hopes of drawing the attention of world leaders who will be attending the G-20 summit in Japan this week...
2019-06-24, 09:01

Hong Kong prepares for more protests on anniversary of handover to China A protest march has been called for Monday, the third in three weeks, this one on the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China on July 1, 1997....
2019-06-30, 15:26

Hong Kong marks handover to China with ceremony and protests The Hong Kong government has marked the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, as police faced off with protesters outside the venue...
2019-07-01, 04:26

Timeline: Key dates for Hong Kong extradition bill and protests Millions of people have taken to the streets in the past three weeks to protest against a proposed extradition bill that has plunged Hong Kong into political crisis and triggered calls for embattled leader Carrie Lam to step down....
2019-07-01, 05:39

Hong Kong marks anniversary of Chinese rule with protests Police used batons and pepper spray on overnight protesters near the government complex. Inside the building, embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam led commemoration ceremonies....
2019-07-01, 08:00

Top China envoy: US ‘fanning flames’ of Hong Kong protests China’s top diplomat is accusing the U.S. and other unidentified Western nations of “fanning the flames” of street protests in Hong Kong targeting Beijing and Hong Kong’s leadership...
2019-08-02, 05:39

Hong Kong protests: group tries to storm government building Demonstrators surround legislature as city prepares for major protestsHong Kong protests - live updatesPro-democracy protesters have attempted to storm the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong as the city prepares for major protests across the city.Hundreds and perhaps thousands of anti-governm...
2019-07-01, 12:52

Hong Kong protests continue, expand to oppose China What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed — and the role of the Chinese government in the city’s affairs....
2019-07-17, 07:26

Hong Kong protests: police use water cannon on demonstrators Hundreds of thousands had braved rain to stage peaceful march in triad-linked districtHong Kong police have fired teargas and for the first time used a water cannon to disperse protesters as a weekend of violent clashes dashed hopes of a return to peace after a week of relative calm.Hundreds of thou...
2019-08-26, 06:26

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam denies offering to resign Leader says she wants to remain in job, but doesn’t deny authenticity of leaked audio recording saying otherwise as arrests continueHong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam has said that she has never offered to step down, a day after an audio recording emerged of her saying she would quit if she had...
2019-09-03, 19:26

Hong Kong on brink of recession as protests and trade war take toll Business activity shows sharpest drop since global financial crisis amid increasingly bleak outlook for territoryHong Kong is on the verge of a recession as its private sector activity plunged to a decade-low in August amid an escalating trade war and its worst political crisis in decades.The busine...
2019-09-04, 09:00

Hong Kong to Kill Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests In a major concession to protesters, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she would withdraw the China extradition bill that sparked a tumultuous summer of unrest in the city....
2019-09-04, 13:52

Hong Kong protests call for democracy, rally for China Pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrators have rallied in Hong Kong, highlighting the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
2019-08-18, 05:52

Hong Kong: three rallies mark 11th weekend of protests Demonstrators aim to show public support for movement remains strongThousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong, as they sought to show their movement still had public support even after two months of increasingly violent clashes.Protesters, clad in their signature black and holding ...
2019-08-18, 00:39

Hong Kong to Pull Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests In a major concession to protesters, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she would withdraw the China extradition bill that sparked unrest in the city....
2019-09-05, 10:00

Hong Kong protests turn chaotic but avoid violence Protests turned chaotic Saturday but ultimately ended without violence, as Hong Kong's long summer of discontent continued to simmer for an 11th straight weekend....
2019-08-17, 20:13

Crowds Pack Hong Kong Streets for Another Weekend of Protests A peaceful rally led by teachers began a weekend of planned protests, days after demonstrators and the police were both criticized for escalating violence....
2019-08-17, 14:26

Alibaba delays Hong Kong listing due to protests: sources Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have shuttered the airport and captivated the world. The Chinese online retailer had been working toward a September listing on the Hong Kong exchange as rec...
2019-08-16, 21:39

Chinese pop stars back Beijing over Hong Kong protests Patriotic posts have been uploaded from some of the music industry's biggest stars in the region. They are seen as a show of support for China against the demonstrators in Hong Kong....
2019-08-19, 21:00

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involvement in protests against the city’s government....
2019-08-16, 14:00

Hong Kong readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Hong Kong accountants join protests, but they're 'civilized and calm' Accountants in Hong Kong took to the streets on Friday to call for the government to accept five demands of the people, including the complete withdrawal of a now-suspended extradition bill....
2019-08-23, 08:26

Chinese-Canadian community divided over Hong Kong protests As many as 300,000 Canadians live in Hong Kong, according to the Asia Pacific Foundation, and more than 200,000 people living in Canada were born in Hong Kong....
2019-08-28, 20:26

China's defense ministry says Hong Kong protests must respect law China's defense ministry said on Thursday that protests in Hong Kong must respect the law, and that China's military garrison there had the determination to defend the territory....
2019-08-29, 11:39

China FM: Protests are Hong Kong's worst crisis since 1997 Hong Kong's ongoing protests are the city's biggest crisis in more than two decades of Chinese rule, a top Beijing official said Tuesday, following a weekend of violent clashes between protesters and police....
2019-08-28, 08:39

Train to Hong Kong airport suspended after violent protests The operator of the express train to Hong Kong's airport has suspended service as pro-democracy protesters gathered there following a day of violent clashes with police....
2019-09-01, 10:52

Hong Kong Students Go Back to School, but Protests Won't Cool Officials in Hong Kong had hoped that antigovernment demonstrations would recede after youthful protesters returned to school. But thousands of students plan to prove them wrong by boycotting class....
2019-09-02, 05:39

Activists target airport as Hong Kong braces for more protests Multiple protests are planned for Friday, including a march by accountants to government headquarters and a "Baltic Chain" event where protesters will join hands across different districts in the Chinese territory....
2019-08-23, 07:39

Hong Kong students skip first day of school to join in protests ​The months-long protests in Hong Kong spread to the schools on Monday when thousands of students skipped the first day of class to call for democratic reforms after a weekend of violent unrest. The university and secondary school students wearing helmets, goggles and masks gathered on a hilltop at ...
2019-09-02, 15:52

Fire and fear: Hong Kong lit by protests after dark – in pictures In a continuation of the waves of demonstrations and sometimes violent clashes between police and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong since 9 June, protesters have blocked the freeway leading to the city’s airport, and the operator of the express train to the airport suspended service. Others prot...
2019-09-03, 05:00

China protests to Britain over Hunt's Hong Kong comments China protested to Britain over Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt's warning that Beijing should honor its commitments to protect freedoms in Hong Kong or face serious consequences, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03, 10:52

Alibaba is said to have postponed a Hong Kong listing amid protests Alibaba held a board meeting before its latest quarterly earnings release last week, during which the board decided to postpone the Hong Kong listing, Reuters reported....
2019-08-21, 13:00

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam calls for dialogue with citizens Leader says she hopes calm will now be restored, but protesters dismiss offer as trapHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has said she will “immediately” set up a platform for dialogue with citizens and tackle complaints against the police, after a weekend of peaceful protests that she hoped wo...
2019-08-20, 11:52

Hong Kong Tightens Airport Security After Days of Protests Authorities stepped up security to bar protesters from entering the airport, a day after violent clashes between police and pro-democracy demonstrators paralyzed one of the world’s busiest travel hubs....
2019-08-14, 16:00

Hong Kong airport: Flights resume after violent protests Hong Kong airport has reopened after being shut down by two days of violent clashes between police and protesters. Airport authorities said they had obtained a judicial order to stop further protests....
2019-08-14, 10:52

Protests, clashes and lack of trust: the new normal for Hong Kong One of the world’s busiest cities has grown unusually quiet as more and more people stay at homeIt was the third night in a row that Biyanca Chu’s neighbourhood, Wong Tai Sin, a working-class residential district in Hong Kong, had been taken over by police and protesters. The ground was littered wit...
2019-08-11, 17:52

Hong Kong airport grinds to a halt as protests swell Hong Kong's airport canceled all flights on Monday, with authorities blaming demonstrators for the disruption of one of the world's busiest terminals, a dramatic escalation of anti-government protests that have roiled the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-12, 13:00

Hong Kong airport authority cancels flights over protests All flights not yet checked in by Monday afternoon have been cancelled, authority saysHong Kong’s Airport Authority has cancelled all departure flights not yet checked in by Monday afternoon, after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators flooded into the airport holding signs reading “Hong Kong is ...
2019-08-12, 11:26

Hong Kong airport cancels flights as protests continue Officials have canceled flights at Hong Kong's airport. The territory's leader says demonstrations could push Hong Kong "down a path of no return" and claimed that protesters had created "a state of panic and chaos."...
2019-08-13, 14:52

Thousands march in Hong Kong to commemorate June 4 protests HONG KONG (AP) — More than 2,000 people are marching in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed. Demonstrators took to the streets Sunday afternoon holding yellow umbrellas that read “Support Freedom, Oppose Evil Laws.R...
2019-05-26, 13:26

Protests Put Hong Kong on Collision Course with China’s Communist Party The grand political experiment to marry Beijing’s brand of authoritarianism with a bastion of civil liberties appears to be facing a moment of reckoning....
2019-08-13, 06:00

Hong Kong's Airport Reopens After Protests But Over 200 Flights Cancelled Hong Kong's airport reopened on Tuesday but its administrator warned that flight movements would still be affected, after China said protests that have swept the city over the past two months had......
2019-08-13, 13:13

| SEE | 100 days later: How Hong Kong activists sustain protests with creativity With Hong Kong shaken by 100 days of huge pro-democracy protests, activists have adopted a host of creative ways to fuel their movement away from the barricades....
2019-09-16, 18:00

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam denies she considered resigning Leader says she wants to remain in job, but doesn’t deny authenticity of leaked audio recording saying otherwise as arrests continueHong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam has said that she has never offered to step down, a day after an audio recording emerged of her saying she would quit if she had...
2019-09-03, 09:26

China Says Hong Kong Protests Show "Signs Of Terrorism" China on Monday described unrest in Hong Kong as a sign of "terrorism emerging", as state media published a video of armoured personnel carriers purportedly driving towards a city bordering the......
2019-08-12, 18:52

| Hong Kong protests: Flights suspended, tear gas fired All flights in and out of Hong Kong have been cancelled after thousands of pro-democracy protesters flooded the city's airport to denounce police violence....
2019-08-13, 02:00

Hong Kong protests are growing smaller but more violent and ugly Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests....
2019-09-16, 11:26

Hong Kong women's tennis event postponed due to protests "Hong Kong\u0027s premier women\u0027s tennis event scheduled for October has been postponed due to the pro-democracy protests, organisers announced on Friday."...
2019-09-13, 12:26

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in latest protests Tear gas has been fired by police at protesters in Hong Kong after anti-government marches took place in two areas where demonstrations had been banned....
2019-08-11, 00:13

Hong Kong’s Airport Is Shut Down Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters occupied Hong Kong’s airport on Monday, prompting officials to cancel thousands of flights, causing travel chaos. All departures from Hong Kong International Airport were canceled Monday, and arrivals faced delays — though officials said inbound fl...
2019-08-12, 16:13

Hong Kong mothers march in support of anti-extradition students Thousands of mothers marched in Hong Kong on Friday in support of students who have taken to the streets in recent weeks to protest against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-07-05, 18:39

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Drum Up Support Among Mainland Chinese Tourists In their first major protest since an unprecedented break-in at the government complex last week, tens of thousands of Hong Kong demonstrators marched to a controversial railway terminus Sunday in a symbolic attempt to bring their grievances to Beijing’s doorstep. As the day drew to a close, t...
2019-07-07, 19:52

Hong Kong protesters urge world leaders to support them at G20 summit Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of the Group of 20 major economies in Osaka, Japan, this week....
2019-06-27, 23:39

The Latest: Taiwan groups rally to support Hong Kong protest Thousands of people have gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament in solidarity with Hong Kong protesters who are marching against a proposed extradition bill...
2019-06-16, 13:13

Hong Kong children form human chains in support of protesters Schoolchildren in Hong Kong have formed human chains to show their support for the pro-democracy movement after violent clashes between police and protesters at the weekend....
2019-09-10, 12:13

Joshua Wong urges Taiwanese to show support for Hong Kong Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong, a central figure in the territory’s ongoing mass anti-Beijing protests, has urged Taiwanese people to hold their own demonstrations as they face growing pressure from China...
2019-09-03, 13:39

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
2019-06-10, 09:39

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
2019-06-10, 13:39

Hong Kong Reopens After Weekend Of Clashes, Anti-Government Protests Hong Kong's businesses and metro stations reopened as usual on Monday after a chaotic Sunday when police fired water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters who blocked roads and threw......
2019-09-16, 18:26

Hong Kong's embattled leader denies offering to resign over protests Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam has insisted she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis – despite a leaked voice recording of her saying she would step down if she could....
2019-09-03, 13:13

Trump To Raise Hong Kong Protests With Xi Jinping At G20: Mike Pompeo US President Donald Trump will discuss the mass protests in Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday....
2019-06-16, 17:52

Hong Kong Leader Faces Growing Pressure to Resign After Protests Pressure mounted on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam as protesters called for her to step down and members of her cabinet urged her to personally respond, a day after a mass rally triggered by her handling of a contentious extradition bill....
2019-06-17, 14:52

Tiffany says sales could miss estimates if Hong Kong protests continue Tiffany & Co warned on Wednesday of the impact the ongoing protests in Hong Kong are having on the company's sales, and said any deterioration in the situation may result in the jeweler's full-year sales coming in below its own forecasts....
2019-08-28, 18:00

Hong Kong pupils petition against extradition bill as protests build Thousands of Hong Kong secondary school students are expected to boost numbers at a large rally being planned for Sunday to block sweeping legal changes that would allow fugitives captured in the city to be sent mainland China for trial....
2019-06-04, 22:13

Christians lend anthem, pacifist spirit to Hong Kong protests Since protests began more than 12 weeks ago over an extradition bill that would allow Hong Kong residents to be sent to mainland China for trial, the city's Christian community has taken an active role....
2019-08-28, 20:52

China’s garrison in Hong Kong closely watches as protests churn on After months of protests in the semiautonomous territory calling for greater political freedoms, the mainland’s military presence came under renewed focus on Thursday....
2019-08-30, 07:13

Hong Kong protests: Joshua Wong and other pro-democracy figures arrested Wong and fellow activist Agnes Chow subsequently releasedSeveral prominent pro-democracy figures have been arrested in Hong Kong in an apparent crackdown on protests that have plunged the city into its worst political crisis in decades.The democracy activists Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow, former stude...
2019-08-30, 12:00

Hong Kong Braces For Strike After Worst Violence Amid Protests Hong Kong braced for more disruption Monday with calls for a general strike and university students threatening a boycott of classes after a weekend featuring some of the worst violence in three......
2019-09-02, 11:13

Hong Kong's 'be water' protests leave China casting about for an enemy Beijing’s worldview cannot conceive of a leaderless movement: there have to be saboteurs behind itOn Friday morning, as Hong Kong woke up, the news came in as thick as the incessant rain: Andy Chan Ho-tin, the head of the outlawed Hong Kong National party, was arrested overnight at the airport as he...
2019-08-30, 12:00

Hong Kong police storm subway with batons as protests rage Protesters in Hong Kong throw gasoline bombs at government headquarters and set fires in the street; police storm a subway car and hit passengers with batons and pepper spray...
2019-08-31, 21:39

Wave of arrests in new push by Hong Kong police to thwart protests Former student leaders among dozens detained in move critics say is attempt to deter protesters from planned rallyHong Kong police have launched a wave of arrests against prominent democracy activists and protesters, marking a new phase in government efforts to stop mass protests that have plunged t...
2019-08-31, 23:00

Hong Kong Official Says ‘Elements of Terror’ Pervade Antigovernment Protests Riot police took positions around schools and subway stations as Hong Kong students, many of who participated in this summer’s demonstrations, returned to school....
2019-09-02, 14:26

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong following mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not offer her resign as demonstrators had demanded....
2019-06-18, 13:13

China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests China doubled down on its support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday after days of protests in the Chinese-ruled city over a planned extradition bill, and a source close to Lam said Beijing was unlikely to let her go even if she tried to resign....
2019-06-17, 15:39

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong after mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not offer her resignation as demonstrators had demanded....
2019-06-18, 23:52

Not Discussed Resigning With China, Says Hong Kong Leader Amid Protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a voice recording of......
2019-09-03, 17:00

Heavy police presence in Hong Kong after threats of new airport protests Attempts by Hong Kong protesters to hold demonstrations at the city's international airport were stalled by a huge police presence around the global transport hub Saturday....
2019-09-07, 15:52

Hong Kong police stop airport protests, but rallies continue Police have thwarted pro-democracy protests at Hong Kong's airport. Instead, activists rallied at subway stations across the semiautonomous city-state as months of unrest show no signs of abating....
2019-09-07, 22:13

Students in Hong Kong form human chains across city after protests The protesters' demands include the retraction of the word "riot" to describe demonstrations, the release of all those arrested and the right for Hong Kong people to choose their own leaders....
2019-09-09, 12:52

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the streets again....
2019-06-13, 15:26

Hong Kong Open postponed indefinitely as pro-democracy protests continue A tennis tournament and a London musical are the latest events postponed in Hong Kong out of concerns over safety and disruptions from pro-democracy protests....
2019-09-14, 04:52

Hong Kong Tennis Open postponed amid ongoing protests The 2019 Hong Kong Tennis Open (HKTO) has been postponed after organizers claimed they would be unable to guarantee "a smooth running of the tournament" amid ongoing protests in the city....
2019-09-13, 15:39

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

The Latest: Chinese media calls Hong Kong protests a ‘riot’ After days of silence, Chinese state media is characterizing the largely peaceful demonstrations in Hong Kong as a “riot” and accusing protesters of “violent acts”...
2019-06-13, 06:26

Traffic flowing in heart of Hong Kong as rain curbs protests HONG KONG (AP) — Traffic has been restored in the heart of Hong Kong a day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial. Heavy rain Thursday morning kept fresh protests from following those Wednesday by t...
2019-06-13, 04:39

China state media blames Hong Kong protests on 'lawlessness' Protests in Hong Kong over planned new extradition laws with China are "hammering" the city's reputation, with outbreaks of "lawlessness" undermining rule of law, Chinese state media said in editorials published on Thursday....
2019-06-13, 03:26

Hong Kong Protests Called Off Today To Mark 9/11 Attacks Anniversary Hong Kong activists called off protests on Wednesday in remembrance of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States and denounced a Chinese state newspaper report that they were planning......
2019-09-11, 14:39

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-12, 23:39

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

Hong Kong police check for air tickets to stop new airport protests Hong Kong police checked people traveling to the city's international airport for passports and air tickets on Saturday, preventing protesters gathering for another "stress test" of road and rail links in the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-09-07, 11:26

Fights break out at Hong Kong mall amid counter protests The situation turned chaotic as groups of people traded blows and some used umbrellas to hit their opponents. Police later moved in to defuse the situation, with several people detained....
2019-09-14, 18:26

Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill that sparked protests The bill sparked massive protests that have become increasingly violent and caused the airport to shut down earlier this month.        ...
2019-09-04, 13:52

US briefing: Kushner company, Hong Kong protests and US-Mexico deal Monday’s top story: Firm part-owned by president’s son-in-law received $90m from offshore investors. Plus, San Francisco’s fog is an Instagram hitSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
2019-06-10, 12:52

Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades....
2019-06-15, 10:52

Hong Kong may pause controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong's leader is expected to make an announcement Saturday on the future of a controversial China extradition bill, in an apparent bid to quell further unrest and mass demonstrations throughout the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
2019-06-15, 07:00

100 days in a minute: A snapshot of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests September 16 marks a hundred days since pro-democracy protesters took part in a massive rally against a proposed China extradition bill.       ...
2019-09-16, 17:39

After months of protests, Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam has finally fully withdrawn a controversial bill that allowed extradition to mainland China and sparked three months of dramatic protests in the financial hub....
2019-09-04, 17:52

Hong Kong gears up for protests, strikes as extradition anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, even as the city's leader vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with the bill....
2019-06-11, 09:39

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam vows to use 'stern law enforcement' to stamp out protests Leader refuses to resign and backs police handling of protests despite widespread claims of brutalityHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has vowed to use “stern law enforcement” to stamp out violent protests, a day after she made a dramatic announcement to formally withdraw an extradition bill...
2019-09-05, 10:00

Hong Kong braces for new mass protests against planned extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, as the Chinese-ruled city's leader vowed defiance....
2019-06-11, 15:26

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing’s influence in the former British colony and undermine freedoms promised when China took control over the territory (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Petitions are voicing ang...
2019-06-14, 08:39

Hong Kong Braces for Another Weekend of Protests Despite Extradition Bill Withdrawal Hong Kong is bracing for its latest weekend of unrest, despite the government announcing Wednesday that it will officially withdraw the extradition bill that kicked off the summer of dissent. “Five Demands, Not One Less!” has become the protester’s new rallying cry, indicating they...
2019-09-06, 13:00

Hong Kong Protests Resume After Carrie Lam Offers Olive Branch The protests on Friday were an early test of public reaction to Mrs. Lam’s four-point plan to ease the tensions that have plunged Hong Kong into crisis....
2019-09-07, 03:52

What’s happening in Hong Kong? Scenes from the biggest protests in half a decade. Clashes in Hong Kong turn violent as protesters challenge a new extradition bill that would effectively apply China’s justice system to the people of Hong Kong...
2019-06-12, 21:39

Protests escalate as Hong Kong marks anniversary of handover to China Combative protesters and marchers oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.        ...
2019-07-01, 14:39

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as marchers set to defy police ban Hong Kong protesters readied to take to the streets again on Sunday, defying a police ban on marches in the Chinese-controlled territory and continuing a restive weekend of demonstrations which saw police fire teargas overnight....
2019-08-11, 08:39

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protests paralyzed operations REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Flight operations resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence. The airport had closed check-in for remaining flights late Tuesday afternoon as protesters swarmed the terminal and blocked access to immigration for...
2019-08-15, 02:39

Hong Kong on brink of recession as trade war, political protests escalate Hong Kong is on the verge of its first recession in a decade as increasingly violent anti-government protests scare off tourists and bite into retail sales in one of the world's most popular shopping destinations....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as city is again roiled by protests Hong Kong police fired multiple tear gas rounds on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, as the Chinese-controlled territory was again rocked by anti-government protests....
2019-08-03, 23:26

Hong Kong protests kick off amid China army concerns Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong to demand expanded democratic rights and autonomy from mainland China. Some are worried that police might use violence to crack down on the march — or even bring in the military....
2019-08-03, 11:52

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong while the city is being rocked by mass protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests. Here's what that means for visitors to one of Asia's most popular destinations....
2019-08-03, 05:39

Hong Kong police arrest pro-independence figure amid further protests Founder of the banned Hong Kong National party among eight arrests by police as public servants prepare to marchHong Kong police have arrested eight people, including a prominent pro-independence activist, on suspicion of having offensive weapons and explosives, ahead of a weekend of mass protests.O...
2019-08-02, 11:01

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety and security.        ...
2019-08-16, 14:26

Jackie Chan sparks outrage over comments on Hong Kong protests Chan, who was born in Hong Kong, broke his silence on the pro-democracy demonstrations and said he hoped the semi-autonomous territory “can return to peace soon.”...
2019-08-16, 15:39

Alibaba and the $15 billion question: Amid Hong Kong's protests, when to list? Hong Kong's political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with sources saying China's biggest e-commerce company is now considering several timetables....
2019-08-16, 17:13

China Backs Hong Kong Officials, but Leaves Protests for Them to Solve Officials in Beijing defended the Hong Kong government but failed to address demonstrators’ demands for more police accountability and greater democracy....
2019-07-31, 21:52

Living With Hong Kong Protests: Tips on Tear Gas, Tracking Children More than two months of marches, demonstrations and sit-ins in one of Asia’s most densely populated cities are forcing everyday people to change their routines and develop contingency plans....
2019-08-17, 19:00

Hong Kong gears up for fresh protests as activists target airport Hong Kong is bracing for further anti-government demonstrations and a "stress test" of the city's international airport this weekend, as authorities warn against acts that could disrupt travel operations....
2019-08-23, 05:39

China Urges U.S. to Remove ‘Black Hand’ From Hong Kong Protests China said the U.S. should remove its “black hand” from Hong Kong’s protests, in some of its most pointed criticism yet against what it says is American interference in the city’s affairs. There are “signs of foreign forces behind the protests,” Chinese Foreign Mi...
2019-07-24, 20:26

China hints at military options to quell Hong Kong protests China’s defense spokesman called the protests’ challenge to China’s rule over Hong Kong “intolerable,” and noted that the People’s Liberation Army garrison operates under a law that would mobilize troops to restore public order if requested by the Hong Kong government....
2019-07-24, 14:39

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

US commerce secretary says Hong Kong protests are an 'internal matter' – live Wilbur Ross: Trump is ‘watching very carefully what’s happening’ Ken Cuccinelli faces backlash over Statue of Liberty commentSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.00pm BST That’s it from me today. My West Coast colleague Maanvi Singh will be taking over the blog for the next few h...
2019-08-14, 23:26

Hong Kong brought to a standstill as city-wide strikes and protests hit More than 150 flights cancelled and train services suspended as city braces for fresh marchesTransport across Hong Kong has been brought to a standstill and more than 150 flights out of the city have been cancelled due to a city-wide strike, as protesters and residents engaged in mass civil disobedi...
2019-08-05, 04:00

Cathay Pacific Suspends Pilot Arrested In Hong Kong Protests Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Saturday it had suspended a pilot arrested during anti-government protests in Hong Kong and that "overly radical" staff would be barred from......
2019-08-11, 09:52

Airport sit-in as Hong Kong protesters kick off latest round of protests Hundreds of pro-democracy demonstrators have kicked off three days of rallies at Hong Kong's airport in the hopes of winning international support from arriving passengers....
2019-08-09, 15:13

More protests planned in Hong Kong as U.S., Australia raise travel warnings The began with opposition to a now-suspended extradition law and have evolved into a direct challenge to the city's government and calls for full democracy....
2019-08-08, 15:26

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

Macau's casinos count cost of Hong Kong's escalating protests Growing protests in the Asian financial centre of Hong Kong are weighing on the neighbouring Chinese territory of Macau as some visitors steer clear of the world's biggest gambling hub, worried over transport disruptions and safety concerns....
2019-08-08, 11:00

United States issues travel advisory over Hong Kong protests The United States has become the latest country to issue a travel warning over Hong Kong's ongoing protests, which have at times turned violent and seen parts of the city brought to a standstill....
2019-08-08, 09:52

Hong Kong pushed to the 'brink of no return' as airport protests enter fifth day Passengers in Hong Kong were still experiencing disruptions Tuesday as ongoing pro-democracy protests at the world's eighth biggest airport look set to enter their fifth day....
2019-08-13, 08:00

More Protests at Hong Kong Airport as City’s Leader Pleads for Calm Carrie Lam, the embattled leader of the Asian financial hub, said at a news conference that the “stability and well-being of seven million people are in jeopardy.”...
2019-08-13, 11:39

Australia Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Amid Protests Australia elevated its travel warning for Hong Kong overnight Tuesday, citing the increasingly unpredictable nature of protests in the Chinese enclave. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade amended its travel advice on the recommendation of consulate staff in Hong Kong who were concerned about...
2019-08-07, 13:00

Hong Kong airport cancels all departing flights for the second day amid protests It came after thousands of protesters took over the facility’s main terminal on Monday, leading to the cancellation of more than 200 flights.        ...
2019-08-13, 14:52

Flights Are Still Being Canceled At Hong Kong’s Airport Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters continued their occupation of Hong Kong’s airport into Tuesday, in an act of civil disobedience that has caused hundreds of flights to be delayed or canceled, causing travel chaos. All departures from Hong Kong International Airport were canceled on Mond...
2019-08-13, 16:52

Flights canceled, roads blocked as Hong Kong protests escalate People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong, in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Follow here for the latest....
2019-08-05, 17:52

Hong Kong pushed to the 'brink of no return' as airport protests continue Passengers in Hong Kong were still experiencing disruptions Tuesday as ongoing pro-democracy protests at the world's eighth biggest airport look set to enter their fifth day....
2019-08-13, 18:00

Violence, strikes and chaos as protests sweep Hong Kong – in pictures For the ninth consecutive weekend pro-democracy protesters rallied on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill. As clashes between protestors and police became more violent, Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, apologised for introducing the extradition bill and declared...
2019-08-05, 11:13

Hong Kong: airport protests descend into violence – video report Mass protests at Hong Kong's international airport descended into chaos as riot police used pepper spray and batons in an attempt to disperse the thousands of demonstrators who had grounded flights for a second consecutive day. Hong Kong riot police clash with airport protesters Continue reading......
2019-08-14, 15:39

Worried Hong Kong Residents Are Moving Money Out as Protests Escalate The local currency has weakened rapidly since early July, a move analysts attribute partly to outflows. Some businesses say they are seeing money move abroad, and individuals say they have either swapped money into other currencies or are considering doing so....
2019-08-18, 12:39

More mass protests planned in Hong Kong after peaceful weekend of rallies Hong Kong is gearing up for more protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes....
2019-08-19, 05:13

Hong Kong leader seeks meeting with students after mass protests Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has asked to meet with the city's university students, her office said on Thursday evening, as the embattled leader tries to fend off pressure from a month-long political crisis....
2019-07-04, 20:00

Google Disables 210 YouTube Channels That Targeted Hong Kong Protests Google on Thursday said it disabled a series of YouTube channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-23, 05:39

YouTube takes action on campaigns targeting Hong Kong protests The move follows similar action by Twitter and Facebook, which said China was behind the campaigns. Google, YouTube's parent company, said VPNs and other methods were used to disguise the origin of the accounts....
2019-08-23, 08:00

Hong Kong justice secretary due in Beijing on Wednesday amid protests Hong Kong's secretary for justice, Teresa Cheng, will travel to Beijing on Wednesday, the city government said, as protests in the Asian financial center against an extradition bill she had supported showed no sign of easing....
2019-07-16, 13:13

Hong Kong businesses fear protests will push economy into recession Amid mass demonstrations and a trade war, financial observers say the city’s slowdown could deepenHong Kong is a free marketer’s dream. The tiny island has a GDP bigger than many industrialised countries, low tax and abundant cheap labour, and is a world-class financial centre boasting a stock marke...
2019-08-23, 09:13

Hong Kong protests: YouTube takes down 200 channels spreading disinformation Google-owned service says it discovered channels ‘behaved in a coordinated manner’ against pro-democracy protestsYouTube has disabled 210 channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.The action by the Google-owned service came as T...
2019-08-23, 10:00

Hong Kong protests met with tear gas; China frees UK mission staffer Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as China freed a British consulate worker whose detention had fueled tensions....
2019-08-24, 22:26

Hong Kong police arrest 29 after overnight clashes, more protests planned Hong Kong's police said on Sunday they arrested 29 people after clashes overnight in which volleys of tear gas were fired to disperse anti-government protesters, as the Asian financial hub braced for more demonstrations later in the day....
2019-08-25, 09:26

China Condemns Hong Kong Protests As "Undisguised Challenge" To Its Rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of......
2019-07-02, 18:00

China Hardens Line on Hong Kong Protests, Hinting It Could Intervene China’s government signaled its fraying patience with protesters in Hong Kong after they stormed the city’s legislature, calling the violent turn a direct challenge to Beijing’s authority and suggesting it would have to be answered....
2019-07-02, 17:00

Hong Kong Police Use Water Cannon for First Time Since Protests Began The police also fired rounds of tear gas at protesters, who threw bricks, as a weekend of violence followed nearly two weeks of relative calm and peaceful rallies....
2019-08-25, 14:26

Hong Kong Protests Force Companies to Choose: Their Employees or China Employers early on supported their workers’ desire to protest but have started to shift under pressure from Beijing. “Every company in Hong Kong is in a delicate situation.”...
2019-08-26, 03:13

Tense calm returns to Hong Kong after protests erupt into violence A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legislature in chaotic scenes to protest against an extradition bill in a direct challenge to Beijing....
2019-07-02, 07:39

China state media runs footage of Hong Kong protests Chinese state media has run footage of police in Hong Kong clearing protesters from the streets in a break with its silence over the past several days of demonstrations against Beijing’s rule...
2019-07-02, 07:26

Hong Kong leader says police exercised restraint with latest protests Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that police had exercised restraint in dealing with the latest wave of protests to rock the city over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-07-02, 01:39

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

YouTube disables more than 200 channels for inauthentic activity around Hong Kong protests Google announced Thursday it had taken down 210 channels on YouTube after discovering they "behaved in a coordinated manner while uploading videos" related to the protests in Hong Kong, an effort that the tech giant linked to recent, Chinese-backed operations on Facebook and Twitter....
2019-08-23, 01:39

Hong Kong protests show no sign of slowing as 1.7 million rally The organizers of a rally on Sunday afternoon in Hong Kong's Victoria Park claimed that at least 1.7 million protesters turned out in a massive show of force against government leaders and the police....
2019-08-19, 06:26

Hong Kong police make 'largest ever' seizure of explosives on eve of protests Police in Hong Kong have seized what is thought to be the largest ever cache of high-powered explosives uncovered in the city, in a raid Friday night on a suspected bomb-making factory....
2019-07-20, 14:52

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests HONG KONG — Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Hong Kong media reported Saturday that police also found banners against the extradition bill that has sparked more than a month of demon...
2019-07-20, 12:39

‘Whenever There’s Trouble He Rushes There.’ Meet Legislator Roy Kwong, the God of Hong Kong Protests In a narrow office, just across the bay from mainland China, sits the God of Hong Kong Protests. Roy Kwong, a social worker turned politician, is fielding back-to-back interviews while writing a column about the police response to discontent flaring in the city this summer. He’s due for a live...
2019-07-19, 07:26

Mooncakes, hymns and post-it notes: the color of Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong's protests have drawn millions of people to the city's streets in recent months and thrown the former British colony into its biggest political crisis since it was returned to China in 1997....
2019-07-18, 09:39

Twitter Shuts Down 200,000 Chinese Accounts Targeting Hong Kong Protests WASHINGTON — Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong. The company also said it will ban ads from state-backed media companies, expanding a prohibition it fi...
2019-08-20, 01:52

Foreign Agents and Terrorists: How China Is Framing Hong Kong’s Protests For more than two months, antigovernment protests have gripped Hong Kong, with anger rising over China’s growing influence. Here are tactics the Chinese government is using to frame the narrative....
2019-08-20, 02:39

Frontline view: Making the case for violence in Hong Kong protests Pun sees himself as a peaceful, middle-class Hong Kong student. Yet since the beginning of June, he has been building barricades and throwing bricks at police, risking his own liberty to fight, as he sees it, for the city's freedoms....
2019-08-22, 03:26

Frontline protesters make case for violence in Hong Kong protests Pun sees himself as a peaceful, middle-class Hong Kong student. Yet since the beginning of June, he has been building barricades and throwing bricks at police, risking his own liberty to fight, as he sees it, for the city's freedoms....
2019-08-22, 10:13

Alibaba Postpones Hong Kong Listing as Protests Roil Markets The Chinese e-commerce giant delayed plans to sell potentially billions of dollars worth of shares in the market, which has fallen as tensions have worsened....
2019-08-22, 18:26

‘It’s Not a Fight About Money.’ Why Bankers and Entrepreneurs Have a Stake in Hong Kong’s Protests Conrad Wu is a serial entrepreneur. He rarely takes a day off or a vacation. His days and nights are spent working on a transportation app he started in 2013, a car washing service app he co-founded in 2015, and brainstorming ideas for new businesses. What little spare time the 38-year-old has is of...
2019-07-11, 12:13

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead after mass protests The leader of Hong Kong said Tuesday the extradition bill that set off a firestorm of protests in the region was dead. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that the government’s work on the bill, which would have allowed people in Hong Kong to be sent to mainland China to face trial, had been a......
2019-07-09, 07:26

Extradition bill that prompted mass protests in Hong Kong is dead, Lam says The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s largest protest in more than a decade was declared dead on Tuesday by the former British colony’s embattled leader who called the process a “total failure.”...
2019-07-09, 06:52

Hong Kong flight bookings drop 10% as protests continue, says Qantas CEO Flight bookings to Hong Kong have fallen 10%, hit by the unrest in the city, said Alan Joyce, the chief executive of Australian carrier Qantas Airways....
2019-08-22, 19:13

YouTube finds influence campaign tied to Hong Kong protests Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday that its YouTube streaming service disabled 210 channels that showed signs of a coordinated influence operation around videos related to the Hong Kong protests....
2019-08-23, 00:00

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam rejects claims she has lost control Territory’s leader condemns violence, rejects protesters’ demands and vows to ‘restore law and order’Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has condemned renewed violent protests that erupted over the weekend but insisted that she would not give in to activists’ political demands.As the former Br...
2019-08-27, 11:13

Chinese K-Pop Stars Voice Support for Beijing’s One-China Policy on Hong Kong (HONG KONG) — At least eight pop stars from mainland China and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans. Many of the statements came after protesters opposed to ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Hong Kong Activist Seeks Donald Trump's Support For Democracy Movement Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong urged US President Donald Trump on Friday to include a "human rights clause" in any trade agreement with China, and sought Washington's backing for the city's democracy......
2019-09-15, 02:13

Hong Kong activist released from jail, immediately joins latest protests A notorious Hong Kong protest leader was released from jail Monday — immediately joining the latest mass demonstrations trying to oust embattled leader Carrie Lam. Joshua Wong, 22, walked free from the Lai Chi Kok correctional facility after completing a two-month sentence for his part in the ...
2019-06-17, 14:39

Hong Kong school children form human chain after weekend of protests Hundreds of uniformed school students, many wearing masks, formed human chains in districts across Hong Kong on Monday in support of anti-government protesters after another weekend of clashes in the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-09-09, 08:52

UPDATE 1-YouTube finds influence campaign tied to Hong Kong protests Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days after Twitter and Facebook said they dismantled a similar campaign originating in mainland China....
2019-08-23, 00:00

Hong Kong protests, Beijing's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through the business community, which worries about the impact on the city's status as a financial hub....
2019-07-03, 07:39

Home Credit to test Hong Kong IPO market as protests convulse city Consumer lender Home Credit is poised to offer the biggest test of Hong Kong's capital markets since China's Alibaba delayed plans for a $15 billion listing last month because of the political turmoil engulfing the city....
2019-09-09, 10:00

Hong Kong protests and China's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through the business community, which worries about the impact on the city's status as a financial hub....
2019-07-03, 10:52

UPDATE 2-YouTube finds influence campaign tied to Hong Kong protests Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days after Twitter and Facebook said they dismantled a similar campaign originating in mainland China....
2019-08-23, 00:52

Hong Kong school students form human chain after weekend of protests Hundreds of secondary school students, many wearing masks with their uniforms, formed human chains in districts across Hong Kong on Monday in support of anti-government protesters after another weekend of clashes in the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-09-09, 06:26

Hong Kong airport says aiming to restore normal service but more protests planned Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Tuesday it was working with its partners to restore normal operations as soon as possible but noted that more protests are planned....
2019-08-13, 09:13

Hong Kong Businesses Are Reeling Amid the Protests, But Their Workers Say ‘Freedom’ Is More Important On a recent weekday afternoon, twelve employees sat awaiting shoppers in a luxury jewelry store in Hong Kong’s prime tourist district, Tsim Sha Tsui—known to locals simply as “TST.” Next door, in a high-end watch shop, seven workers chatted with each other, no customers in si...
2019-09-03, 13:39

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Fresh Calls for Carrie Lam to Resign Newly emboldened by protests and the delay of debate over the extradition law, some politicians and officials are calling on Hong Kong’s leader to step down....
2019-06-13, 11:13

Chinese army masses in Shenzen just across border with Hong Kong after months of protests Large convoys of armoured vehicles, troops and personnel seen massing at border north of Hong Kong It comes after months of civil unrest in the region Chinese state media said the troops were present as part of a 'drill'...
2019-08-13, 14:52

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

China condemns violent Hong Kong protests as 'undisguised challenge' to its rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who stormed and trashed the legislature....
2019-07-02, 14:52

Alibaba Puts Hong Kong Listing on Hold as Protests Roil City Alibaba has postponed plans for a multibillion-dollar share listing in Hong Kong, as protests now in their third month exact a deepening economic cost....
2019-08-22, 17:13

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years. Lam told reporters she took the move in response to widespread public unhappiness over the measure, which would en...
2019-06-15, 11:13

YouTube Disables 200 Videos Believed to Be Spreading Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinformation about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. The video removals come just days after Twitter said it had suspended more than 200,000 accounts it linke...
2019-08-23, 04:00

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest in a string of protests over a proposed new extradition law — are an omen for the coming years and even decades, experts say. Organizers claim 2 mill...
2019-06-17, 18:00

Amid protests, U.S. lawmakers say Hong Kong rules could leak tech to China A group of U.S. senators asked President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday to assess U.S. export rules for Hong Kong, expressing concern China could acquire sensitive technologies because of the city's special treatment under U.S. law....
2019-09-11, 09:52

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protecting chats and voice communications. It’s also the kind of app that pisses off governments and intelligence services since they can’t get a...
2019-06-14, 00:13

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

Hong Kong police deploy water cannons as violence returns to protests The new police tactic came after the protest descended into a street battle that left a main thoroughfare littered with bricks and empty canisters of tear gas....
2019-08-25, 17:13

China's envoy to Britain laments 'Cold War mentality' over Hong Kong protests China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kong, China's ambassador to London said on Sunday....
2019-07-07, 17:39

WRAPUP 5-Hong Kong protests met with tear gas; China frees UK mission staffer Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as China freed a British consulate worker whose detention had fuelled tensions....
2019-08-25, 02:52

Hong Kong students skip first day of school to hold anti-government protests In the latest installment of the unrest convulsing Hong Kong, thousands of students bypassed the first day of the new school term on Monday to join the quest for democratic reforms....
2019-09-02, 19:13

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas in renewed flare of violence Hong Kong riot police rushed pro-democracy protesters who had built a barricade near a police station. The clashes broke a fragile peace between authorities and demonstrators that had lasted for several days....
2019-08-24, 21:13

Fired Over Facebook Posts On Hong Kong Protests: Cathay Flight Attendant A flight attendant on Friday accused Cathay Pacific of summarily firing her over Facebook posts linked to Hong Kong's political crisis, adding to concerns about a China-driven witch-hunt to root out......
2019-08-24, 10:52

In Latest Protests, Hong Kong Students Form Human Chains Across the City (HONG KONG) — Thousands of students formed human chains outside schools across Hong Kong on Monday to show solidarity after violent weekend clashes between police and activists seeking democratic reforms in the semiautonomous Chinese territory. The silent protest came as the Hong Kong governme...
2019-09-09, 20:00

Stocks Edge Lower Amid Hong Kong Protests, Trade Woes U.S. stock futures and European equities edged down as escalating tensions between Chinese authorities and protesters in Hong Kong added to investors’ concerns about global trade....
2019-08-12, 13:00

Hong Kong airport grinds to halt as China likens protests to terrorism Hong Kong's airport canceled all flights on Monday, blaming demonstrators for the disruptions, while China said the anti-government protests that have roiled the city through two summer months had begun to show "sprouts of terrorism"....
2019-08-12, 17:13

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader of government refuses to withdraw the bill, which critics fear could lead to abuse by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she remains determined to pass a controversial extradition bill, despite an estimated one million people marching against the legislation on Sunday.The hu...
2019-06-10, 09:13

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests mark 10th weekend with violence, tear gas Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters hit the streets for the tenth weekend in a row. Demonstrators used fire extinguishers and a water hose against riot police who fired tear gas into the train station in Kwai Fong and some accused plainclothes officers of disguising as protesters to make arrests. &#...
2019-08-12, 17:13

Split By Barricades by Night, Parenting by Day: Protests Divide Hong Kong Homes 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, 12:52

Eighth Busiest Airport in the World Shuts Down For Second Day Over Pro-Democracy Protests in Hong Kong Hong Kong International Airport has been shut down for the second time in two days after pro-democracy protests disrupted normal operations. The airport, which handles 75 million passengers a year, is the eighth busiest in the world and a major international hub in Asia. Hong Kong chief executive Ca...
2019-08-13, 17:13

"All The Forces": China's Global Social Media Push In Hong Kong Protests While little news or video footage of the Hong Kong protests made its way into mainland China in the early weeks, the subject now dominates the news and most-read topic lists on China's Twitter-like......
2019-08-22, 22:26

Hong Kong government building a 'big crime scene' after night of violent protests A senior Hong Kong official has described the city's legislative council as a "big crime scene," just hours after hundreds of masked, mainly young protesters stormed the building, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake....
2019-07-02, 10:26

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters storm key road as extradition protests mount Hundreds of demonstrators tried to occupy an important arterial road near the offices of the Hong Kong government on Wednesday as protests mounted against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to China for trial....
2019-06-12, 06:52

Hong Kong braces for weekend of protests as leader fails to appease activists Protesters plan to block traffic to the city's international airport on Saturday, a week after thousands of demonstrators disrupted transport links, sparking some of the worst violence since the unrest escalated three months ago....
2019-09-06, 11:26

Hong Kong 'riot' protests force delay of controversial extradition bill Riot-like demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday forced the government to postpone a vote on a controversial extradition bill, and drew tear gas and rubber bullets from police....
2019-06-12, 22:26

Hong Kong delays debate on extradition bill amid intensifying protests Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wednesday out concern the measure would allow Beijing to exert greater authority over the semiautonomous territory....
2019-06-12, 07:52

Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
2019-08-16, 17:39

Thousands Besiege Hong Kong’s Police Headquarters After a Day of Anti-Government Protests A day of mostly peaceful protests in Hong Kong turned ugly Friday as crowds laid siege to the city’s police headquarters, barricading officers inside, plastering the building with slogans and pelting it with eggs and other objects as they demanded that officials apologize for the force’s...
2019-06-21, 20:26

Cathay Pacific boss quits after Hong Kong protests hit share price Rupert Hogg resigns as China pressures airline to stand down staff who support ralliesThe head of Cathay Pacific has quit after protests in Hong Kong led to a plunge in the airline’s share price and it came under pressure from Chinese authorities to rein in employees who were supporting the pro-demo...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Hong Kong tense as weekend of protests begins with teachers' rally in rain Over a thousand Hong Kong school teachers braved thunderstorms on Saturday to start a weekend of anti-government demonstrations that some activists fear could see tougher police tactics on the city's streets....
2019-08-17, 09:52

| Hong Kong protests | US guns: WATCH the top world news videos for today Gas masks and hard hats at Hong Kong's protest pop-up store | Representative Schultz pushes for background checks for guns; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-08-17, 14:26

Twitter, Facebook find China-backed interference in Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-19, 21:52

Hong Kong protests send stocks lower, spark scramble for cash Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protests against the territory's controversial extradition shut down key parts of the city....
2019-06-12, 10:39

Hong Kong's leader withdraws extradition bill that ignited mass protests Chief executive did not concede to other demands including an inquiry into police violenceHong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has said her government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that has ignited months of protests and plunged the territory into its biggest political crisis in decades.In a...
2019-09-05, 05:26

Violence rocks Hong Kong protests while China, U.S. clash over extradition bill The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.        ...
2019-06-12, 15:26

Heated Hong Kong protests dent stocks, spike cash demand Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protesters clashed with police during a mass demonstration against legislation that would allow citizens to be extradited to China....
2019-06-12, 13:13

Hong Kong government to formally withdraw extradition bill after months of protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced the government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that sparked violent protests in the city.        ...
2019-09-04, 21:00

Facebook, Twitter: Chinese accounts spreading disinformation on Hong Kong protests China has been mobilizing fake social media accounts to spread false information online about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, both Facebook and Twitter said Monday....
2019-08-20, 08:39

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong on brink of recession as trade war, political protests escalate Hong Kong is on the verge of its first recession in a decade as increasingly violent anti-government protests scare off tourists and bite into retail sales in one of the world's most popular shopping destinations....
2019-08-16, 12:52

Fresh Protests Force Hong Kong to Postpone Extradition Bill Debate Thousands of demonstrators poured into streets surrounding Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday morning, choking major thoroughfares with barricades and human protest chains, and prompting the government to abruptly postpone a planned debate over a divisive extradition law. On Wednesday morning, ...
2019-06-12, 05:39

Hong Kong police conduct security blitz at airport to thwart protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced Wednesday that her government would withdraw the bill, but that failed to appease protesters who have expanded their goals to include other issues....
2019-09-07, 21:26

'All the forces': China's global social media push over Hong Kong protests Wang Ying has for the last four years identified herself as a diehard fan of Chinese boy band star Lay Zhang. Recently, the 17-year-old also started describing herself as a patriot who supports China's stance on Hong Kong....
2019-08-22, 10:13

Hong Kong leader defiant as city gears up for fresh protests, strikes Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, even as the city's leader vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with the bill....
2019-06-11, 06:13

Hong Kong Protests Spread To Subway As Bank Warns Of Economic Fallout A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as demonstrators prepared a sit-in at a subway and site......
2019-08-21, 23:13

Carrie Lam says Hong Kong economy faces 'risk of downturn' amid protests While Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam painted a bleak picture of the city's economy, she expressed hope that dialogue with protesters could provide "a way out."...
2019-08-20, 10:39

U.S. senator warns China on Hong Kong trade status if it intervenes in protests A prominent U.S. senator warned China on Tuesday Hong Kong could lose its special U.S. trade status if Beijing intervenes directly to crack down on increasingly violent pro-democracy protests in the city....
2019-08-14, 10:00

Thousands brave rain in fresh protests against Hong Kong extradition bill Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial, but the Chinese-ruled city's leader said she would not back down....
2019-06-11, 19:13

Hong Kong braces for huge protests on anniversary of China handover – live Anti-Beijing protesters block key streets as key date marking 1997 transition coincides with anger about controversial extradition lawFull story: Anti-government protests underway in Hong Kong on anniversary 5.20am BST Christy Choi in Hong Kong reports that Hong Kong police say 13 of their officers...
2019-07-01, 06:52

Hong Kong police break up protests as summer of discontent shows no sign of let-up Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas on Friday to clear renewed protests outside a subway station on the densely populated Kowloon peninsula, the latest clashes in 14 weeks of sometimes violent anti-government unrest....
2019-09-06, 20:52

Hong Kong braces for annual handover rally as fresh protests erupt Thousands of protesters faced off with riot police early on Monday, the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, ahead of an annual rally that is expected to draw huge crowds amid widespread anger over a controversial extradition bill....
2019-07-01, 05:13

There's little evidence that money is fleeing Hong Kong amid protests, Credit Suisse and UBS say There's little evidence to suggest that money is being moved out of Hong Kong amid ongoing, protracted protests in the city, according to top executives from Credit Suisse and UBS Global Wealth Management....
2019-09-04, 11:26

Trump tells China to address Hong Kong protests before talking trade Donald Trump has suggested China resolve ongoing tension with Hong Kong before hashing out a trade deal with the US. The remarks follow his decision earlier this week to postpone imposing further tariffs on Beijing....
2019-08-15, 04:39

‘We Are at the Point of No Return’: How a Series of Protests Escalated Into an All-Out Battle for the Soul of Hong Kong How do you stop a city in its tracks? By bringing Hong Kong International Airport, one of the world’s busiest transit hubs, to a standstill. Hundreds of flights were canceled and countless travelers stranded in what appears to have been the largest-ever shutdown of a major airport. The occupat...
2019-08-15, 06:26

Hong Kong slams brakes on extradition bill amid massive protests The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.        ...
2019-06-12, 22:39

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. Cathay Pacific said Rupert Hogg resigned Friday “to take responsibility” following “rec...
2019-08-16, 12:52

Hong Kong leader withdraws China extradition bill that fueled protests Demonstrators’ demands have moved beyond just the bill, and even pro-establishment lawmakers believe the concession by Carrie Lam may be insufficient....
2019-09-04, 20:39

Hong Kong Protests Move to Luxury Shopping District After Police Use Tear Gas (HONG KONG) — Demonstrators in Hong Kong moved en masse to a luxury shopping district Sunday evening after riot police used tear gas to clear out an area they were previously occupying, as the 2-month-old protest movement showed no signs of easing. Clad in yellow helmets and black face masks, ...
2019-08-04, 20:13

Triad gangster attack in Hong Kong after night of violent protests: lawmaker Hong Kong's opposition Democratic Party is investigating attacks by suspected triad gangsters on train passengers on Sunday, after a night of violence opened new fronts in the political crisis now deepening across the city....
2019-07-22, 06:13

Large-scale protests return to Hong Kong despite suspension of extradition bill Protesters crammed subway stations and turned roads into a sea of black, in another massive demonstration against a proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China — even after the city’s leader backed off the bill. ...
2019-06-16, 11:13

Hong Kong Leader Says No Need for Beijing to Intervene in Protests Amid Escalating Violence Following a weekend of escalating violence between pro-democracy demonstrators and police, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Tuesday insisted her administration has not “lost control.” While repeating much of her rhetoric from earlier press conferences, a defiant Lam said the semi-autonomous c...
2019-08-28, 00:00

Joshua Wong, Leader of Hong Kong Protests in 2014, Is Freed From Prison The release of Mr. Wong, a then teenager who became the face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, comes as the city is once again gripped by protest....
2019-06-17, 11:00

Hong Kong government: protests are pushing city to 'extremely dangerous edge' Hong Kong's government said violence and illegal protests were pushing the city to an "extremely dangerous edge", as police fired multiple rounds of tear gas to disperse hundreds of anti-government protesters on Sunday and Beijing said it would not let the situation persist....
2019-08-04, 19:52

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

Hong Kong protests: Head of China's military garrison condemns violence The commander of the Chinese military garrison in Hong Kong has addressed the city's ongoing protest movement for the first time, warning that violence by pro-democracy groups "should not be tolerated."...
2019-08-01, 11:01

Hong Kong protests: Car ploughs into protesters as strikes bring city to a standstill The leader of Hong Kong said she had no plans to resign as strikes brought the city to a standstill, with a car ploughing into protesters at one roadblock....
2019-08-05, 09:26

As protests expand reach, Hong Kong residents demand right to vote for leaders Organizers rallied demonstrators around calls for universal suffrage, the latest indication of how the movement has grown to include broader demands — all squarely pointed at Beijing’s influence....
2019-07-14, 20:00

Hong Kong activists arrested including Joshua Wong in crackdown on protests Hong Kong police arrested a number of prominent pro-democracy activists including Joshua Wong and three lawmakers on Friday, seeking to rein in protests that have plunged the city into its worst political crisis for decades....
2019-08-31, 07:00

Leading Hong Kong Democracy Activist Arrested Ahead Of Weekend Protests Leading Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested Friday, his party said, a day ahead of a planned rally in the city that has been banned by police....
2019-08-30, 06:52

Hong Kong protests turn to chaos amid tear gas and petrol bombs Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday as pro-democracy protesters threw petrol bombs in the latest in a series of clashes that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades....
2019-08-31, 16:39

Hong Kong's leader apologizes after extradition bill fuels massive protests The embattled leader of Hong Kong apologized over the handling of a controversial extradition bill after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets Sunday as outrage over the legislation continues to boil over....
2019-06-16, 19:39

Hong Kong Protests Disrupt Airport Access, Snarling Trains and Roads Authorities suspended an express rail link from the city center to the airport as hundreds of protesters began to gather outside the airport in a bid to reprise an earlier occupation that brought the aviation hub to a standstill....
2019-09-01, 13:00

Police, demonstrators play cat-and-mouse game across Hong Kong as protests continue Protesters’ five major demands include the release of arrested demonstrators, an independent investigation into alleged police abuse and the dissolution of the current legislature, which is only partially composed of lawmakers who were directly elected....
2019-08-05, 00:13

Hong Kong Protests Rage for Ninth Weekend, Driven by Political Stalemate Protests in the city continued for a ninth weekend, spreading to new neighborhoods and turning violent once more as demonstrators railed against a government that has remained largely silent to their demands....
2019-08-04, 22:00

Hong Kong police make fresh arrests, city braces for further protests Hong Kong police said on Sunday they arrested more than 20 people after violent clashes with anti-government protesters overnight, as the Chinese-controlled territory braced for more protests and a general strike aimed to bring the city to a halt....
2019-08-04, 09:39

Hong Kong anti-government protests spill into Manchester City game Hong Kong soccer fans sang protest songs and waved anti-government banners as politics spilled into the sporting arena on Wednesday during a friendly game involving English Premier League champions Manchester City in the China-ruled city....
2019-07-25, 01:13

Thousands Of Hong Kong Civil Servants Defy Government To Join Protests Thousands of civil servants joined in the anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Friday for the first time since they started two months ago, defying a warning from the authorities to remain......
2019-08-02, 22:39

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited to China, after massive street protests that gripped the city this week descended into violence. Lam has faced unprecedented pressure to scrap the legis...
2019-06-15, 14:26

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants rally, wave of protests planned Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants rallied on Friday night to support protesters and urge authorities to rebuild confidence in the government as escalating protests rock the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-02, 16:52

Hong Kong leader apologizes to public after massive protests over extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the public on Sunday with "utmost sincerity and humility" after the second massive protest in a week over a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-16, 16:13

Man City 6 Kitchee 1: Champions ease to victory amid Hong Kong protests Manchester City eased to a 6-1 victory over Kitchee FC in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with the pre-season friendly marked by protests concering the ongoing political unrest in the region....
2019-07-24, 17:39

Hong Kong On Security Alert As Thousands March In Fresh Wave Of Protests Tens of thousands marched in sweltering heat in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong on Sunday as anti-government protests show no signs of let-up, with anger over an extradition bill morphing into a fresh front......
2019-07-21, 12:26

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing urges love in response to growing protests Hong Kong's richest man, Li Ka-shing, urged people to "love China, love Hong Kong and love yourself" on Friday in a bid to calm the city's escalating crisis as pop concerts and public events were canceled in response to anti-government protests....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests – video report Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes after Hong Kong's chief executive, Carrie Lam, announced an indefinite halt to the proposed bill, which would allow residents and visitors to be sent ...
2019-06-16, 17:52

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants to rally, wave of protests planned Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants are planning to rally on Friday night in support of protesters and to urge authorities to rebuild confidence in the government as escalating protests rock the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-02, 08:39

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Hong Kong’s political crisis has entered its second week, after protestors who had filled the city’s streets in record numbers on Sunday rejected an apology from leader Carrie Lam, and vowe...
2019-06-17, 06:52

Clashes Erupt in Hong Kong as Thousands March on the U.S. Consulate to Call for Washington’s Support Clashes took place in the heart of Hong Kong Sunday as thousands of protesters marched on the U.S. consulate, calling for Washington’s help in their struggle for greater political freedom. What began as as peaceful demonstration was cut short in the late afternoon as hardliners started fires a...
2019-09-08, 14:26

‘Mulan’ star Liu Yifei’s support for Hong Kong police sparks Disney boycott Disney doesn’t need this right now. Nor do protesters in Hong Kong, who for months have been embroiled in a government boycott. They’re urging fans to discontinue their support of the upcoming live-action “Mulan” remake, claiming the film’s star, Chinese-American actres...
2019-08-16, 17:13

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, to step down....
2019-06-17, 06:39

Steve Eisman says Hong Kong protests are his biggest worry with economy, a possible 'black swan' Steve Eisman's biggest worry are the Hong Kong protests, which he says could endanger any kind of trade deal with China and hurt the global economy....
2019-08-09, 00:13