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Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests

A march on Sunday in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong came one day after clashes broke out between police officers and protesters in a town near mainland China....

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests

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2019-06-15, 21:26

Hong Kong police force back protesters trying to storm parliament A peaceful mass protest in Hong Kong over an extradition bill descended into violence in the early hours of Monday as several hundred protesters clash...
2019-06-09, 13:52

How Hong Kong's Protesters Find Ways to Outwit the Surveillance State Hong Kong's protesters wore face masks to obscure themselves from CCTVs and in fear of facial recognition software, and bought fresh pay-as-you-go SIM...
2019-06-17, 06:13

Hong Kong protesters smash windows at legislature in fresh chaos Protesters used a metal trolley to try to storm Hong Kong's Legislative Council building on Monday and smashed windows in a fresh wave of demonstratio...
2019-07-01, 02:13

Hong Kong protesters smash up legislature in direct challenge to China Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters stormed the legislature on the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to China on Monday, destroying pictures and daub...
2019-07-01, 10:26

Protesters flood the streets in Hong Kong in march against proposed extradition law The massive protest came three days before Hong Kong’s government plans to bring the bill to the full legislature, bypassing the committee process, in...
2019-06-09, 07:52

Hong Kong police, protesters clash on anniversary of handover to China The group of mostly young protesters had planned to disrupt a ceremony marking the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from the British to the Ch...
2019-07-01, 00:26

Flag-waving 63-year-old gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance Alexandra Wong, 63, who has smaller Union Jack flags pinned to her clothes and bags, has been on the front lines of mass protests in the former Britis...
2019-07-03, 11:39

Hong Kong protesters urge world leaders to support them at G20 summit Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of th...
2019-06-27, 21:39

Watch: Hundreds of thousands of protesters fill Hong Kong streets A time-lapse video from June 9 shows hundreds of thousands of protesters streaming into Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay area to protest the government’s prop...
2019-06-10, 14:00

'We have the voice:' More than 150,000 Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters estimated by police to number more than 150,000 marched through Hong Kong on Sunday in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a local g...
2019-06-09, 08:13

Hong Kong Leader Condemns Clashes, Calls Protesters "Rioters" Anti-government protesters who fought police inside a Hong Kong shopping mall were "rioters", the finance hub's pro-Beijing leader said Monday, as she...
2019-07-15, 15:26

Protesters smash into Hong Kong Legislature on anniversary of handover to China Combative protesters in Hong Kong oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.  &...
2019-07-01, 12:26

Hong Kong protesters continue to demonstrate as leader hides from public Hong Kong protestors in opposition to their legislation’s proceedings demonstrated outside their Department of Justice’s headquarters on Thursday to s...
2019-06-27, 17:13

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Drum Up Support Among Mainland Chinese Tourists In their first major protest since an unprecedented break-in at the government complex nearly a week ago, Hong Kong demonstrators marched to a controv...
2019-07-07, 08:13

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters fire up fight in the suburbs Tens of thousands rallied in Hong Kong on Sunday driven by deep-seated anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill which has revived fea...
2019-07-14, 07:26

| WATCH: Hong Kong protesters smash windows, enter legislature Protesters stormed Hong Kong's parliament building as the territory marked its China handover anniversary, smashing through reinforced windows and ste...
2019-07-01, 14:39

Hong Kong’s Freedom Protesters Mourn Their Martyr at an Emotional Vigil A man being hailed as a martyr of the Hong Kong freedom movement was mourned at an impassioned memorial Sunday, with protesters accusing the city̵...
2019-06-16, 11:26

Hong Kong protesters seek to tell mainland Chinese visitors about their struggle Visitors from China accustomed to high end hotels and luxury stores were handed Hong Kong newspapers detailing the upheaval in the city over the past ...
2019-07-07, 15:26

Protesters clash with Hong Kong police in rally against Chinese traders A demonstration against traders from mainland China ended in clashes with the police in a town outside Hong Kong on Saturday. Thousands of people turn...
2019-07-13, 15:52

Hong Kong protesters rally to 'explain' demos to mainland Chinese Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong for a march through the city's tourist district to the high-speed railway station linking it to mainland China. ...
2019-07-07, 11:39

'Free Hong Kong': Protesters pressure China ahead of G-20 summit About 10,000 people in Hong Kong protested Wednesday to urge this week's G-20 summit to take up what they say is an urgent need for increased dem...
2019-06-27, 13:00

Clashes break out as Hong Kong protesters escalate fight in suburbs Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill that has ...
2019-07-14, 22:26

Police use batons and pepper spray on Hong Kong protesters – video Police have clashed with protesters on the streets of Hong Kong after after hundreds of thousands of people marched through the city in protest agains...
2019-06-11, 03:52

Hong Kong protesters take to Kowloon, in bid to appeal to mainland Chinese tourists Tens of thousands of people marched through the Kowloon side of Hong Kong on Sunday in the latest of a long series of protests against a proposed law ...
2019-07-07, 08:00

Hong Kong police clear streets as protesters move to park The activists have rejected an apology from Chief Executive Carrie Lam for her handling of the legislation, which has stoked fears of expanding contro...
2019-06-17, 19:13

Hong Kong leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called 'rioters' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she ...
2019-07-15, 11:13

Hong Kong protesters clash with police as summer of discontent continues A group of protesters have attempted to force their way into the Legislative Council building, the center of Hong Kong's government, as the semi-auton...
2019-07-01, 03:13

Hong Kong protesters begin rally demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam suspended an unpopular ...
2019-06-16, 02:52

'We need to stay here:' Hong Kong protesters again demand city's leader quit Protesters in Hong Kong on Friday again hit the streets to press the city's leader to resign — just three days after she vowed to finish her term...
2019-06-21, 14:13

Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people persevered with a protest against an extradition la...
2019-06-13, 08:00

'They don’t want to be subjugated': US backs Hong Kong protesters gathering in historic numbers Top U.S. officials and bipartisan lawmakers are backing the protesters gathering in massive numbers in Hong Kong to stop legislation to allow extradit...
2019-06-13, 18:13

Hong Kong protesters storm government building as tensions rise Hong Kong protesters on Monday marked the 22nd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese rule by bursting into the legislative building amid widespr...
2019-07-01, 12:13

| WATCH: Violence breaks out as police try to clear Hong Kong protesters Police fight with protesters in Hong Kong, using batons and pepper spray as they try to clear demonstrators from the city's parliament after a massive...
2019-06-09, 21:26

Hong Kong: Protesters surround police headquarters, demand resignations Protests erupted in Hong Kong's political center Wan Chai district Friday after the government failed to squash a controversial extradition bill by a ...
2019-06-21, 10:52

Hong Kong protesters clash with police on mainland over Chinese traders Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of C...
2019-07-13, 10:13

China Condemns Hong Kong Protests As "Undisguised Challenge" To Its Rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after polic...
2019-07-02, 12:52

‘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 ...
2019-07-11, 03:52

Traffic flowing in heart of Hong Kong as rain curbs protests 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...
2019-06-13, 04:13

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 ...
2019-06-13, 00:13

Extradition bill that prompted mass protests in Hong Kong is dead, Lam says The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s largest protest in more than a decade was declared dead on Tuesday by the former British colony’s embatt...
2019-07-09, 09:13

Officials concerned that arrests in Hong Kong could aggravate violent protests A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker expressed fears Thursday that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen pe...
2019-07-04, 08:26

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city again...
2019-06-12, 18:39

Hong Kong Celebrities Who Support Protests Pay a Heavy Price From China For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low to...
2019-07-05, 11:01

Hong Kong pupils petition against extradition bill as protests build Thousands of Hong Kong secondary school students are expected to boost numbers at a large rally being planned for Sunday to block sweeping legal chang...
2019-06-04, 18:13

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 ...
2019-06-12, 15:26

Hong Kong protests: police make first arrests after storming of parliament At least 11 men and one woman detained on suspicion of attempting disrupt celebrations marking the 22nd anniversary of the handover At least 12 people...
2019-07-04, 02:00

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing’s influence in the f...
2019-06-14, 03:00

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...
2019-06-13, 08:00

Hong Kong may pause controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong's leader is expected to make an announcement Saturday on the future of a controversial China extradition bill, in an apparent bid to quell f...
2019-06-15, 01:52

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 hitSubs...
2019-06-10, 07:39

Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat aft...
2019-06-15, 05:00

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 sai...
2019-07-09, 05:39

Hong Kong leader seeks meeting with students after mass protests Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has asked to meet with the city's university students, her office said on Thursday evening, as the embattled le...
2019-07-04, 13:39

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 offe...
2019-06-18, 16:13

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...
2019-06-11, 03:26

Hong Kong Protests Drag Nike, Other Global Companies Into Upheaval A broad stripe of businesses from global titan Nike to a local bakery is finding that taking sides, or even appearing to, in Hong Kong’s protests agai...
2019-07-17, 16:26

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, 06:52

China Hardens Line on Hong Kong Protests, Hinting It Could Intervene China’s government signaled its fraying patience with protesters in Hong Kong after they stormed the city’s legislature, calling the violent turn a di...
2019-07-02, 11:00

Hundreds rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests against extradition bill Hundreds braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be s...
2019-06-11, 11:39

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...
2019-06-16, 14:39

‘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 fiel...
2019-07-19, 04:00

Hong Kong protests descend into chaos in direct challenge to China Hong Kong protesters stormed the legislature on the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday in a direct challenge to Beijing, ...
2019-07-01, 08:52

China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests China redoubled its support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday after days of protests against a planned extradition bill, and a source close to...
2019-06-17, 16:26

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 offe...
2019-06-18, 10:39

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 ...
2019-07-20, 08:13

Thousands rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests against 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 ...
2019-06-11, 12:26

Protesters, police clash on 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China Anti-extradition protesters police clashed with police Monday in downtown Hong Kong on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's return to C...
2019-07-01, 03:13

Riot police clash with protesters in Hong Kong shopping centre – video Officers dressed in riot gear have fought with demonstrators inside a shopping centre in the residential district of Sha Tin, as they tried to dispers...
2019-07-16, 11:39

China Calls Hong Kong Protesters Who Stormed Legislature ‘Extreme Radicals’ The remarks were a stern warning after weeks of demonstrations in Hong Kong against a contentious bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China...
2019-07-02, 08:52

Hong Kong: Police, protesters injured as peaceful march turns violent Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong's northern town of Sha Tin for a peaceful march that turned violent Sunday after poli...
2019-07-15, 13:26

Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Preparing to Return to the Streets After a Key Ultimatum Expires Today Hong Kong is bracing for more protests as a key deadline approaches for the government to withdraw a divisive extradition bill. Protesters have issued...
2019-06-20, 03:13

Hong Kong protesters, police clash as demonstrations target Chinese traders Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of C...
2019-07-13, 08:52

‘Chaotic’ video shows Hong Kong police using batons, tear gas against protesters While many demonstrators remained peaceful, pockets of protesters charged police with umbrellas. Police responded with tear gas, rubber bullets and ba...
2019-06-12, 17:13

Activists in Hong Kong make pitch to extradition protesters: register to vote Campaigners in Hong Kong have registered thousands of new voters during mass protests against controversial extradition law reform, pouncing on an opp...
2019-06-20, 06:52

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

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray at anti-extradition protesters Hong Kong police have fired pepper spray at protesters angry about an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-12, 05:00

Hong Kong police attack protesters with tear gas amid political unrest The sharp escalation in law enforcement tactics came on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China — a city holiday — and reflected mounting ...
2019-07-01, 19:13

Hong Kong Police Fire Pepper Spray At Protesters Amid Scuffles Hong Kong police fired pepper spray at protesters near government buildings on Wednesday as tensions ramped up over an extradition bill that would all...
2019-06-12, 05:00

Angry Core of Hong Kong Protesters Storms Legislature, Dividing the Movement After weeks of protest that took the high road, a smaller group’s use of force to enter and deface government chambers raises questions about directio...
2019-07-01, 15:52

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and demand withdrawal of extradition bill Protests that began in opposition to a proposed extradition law have swelled to include complaints about an influx of mainland Chinese into Hong Kong ...
2019-07-14, 12:13

Hong Kong protesters march again, hope to explain grievances to Chinese visitors Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of one of Hong Kong's main tourism districts on Sunday to explain to mainland Chinese visitors the...
2019-07-07, 05:52

Armed With Metal Rods, Hong Kong Protesters Break Parliament Doors Hong Kong protesters streamed into the legislature building on the 22nd anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday in a direct ch...
2019-07-01, 11:00

China says Hong Kong protesters' storming of government building 'totally intolerable' China has issued a scathing condemnation of Honk Kong protesters who stormed the Hong Kong’s legislature on Monday, saying the acts “trample on the ru...
2019-07-02, 11:52

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Police and Protesters in Tense Standoff After Clashes Demonstrators, protesting a contentious extradition bill, threw bricks, bottles and umbrellas at riot police guarding the city’s Legislative Council. ...
2019-06-12, 08:00

Hong Kong leader condemns violence against police, labels protesters 'rioters' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters involved in the latest clashes with the police could be described as "rioters" and that she supp...
2019-07-15, 03:39

No credit cards, no selfies: How Hong Kong’s protesters are evading the surveillance state Today's movement is intentionally leaderless, with participants using cash, encrypted apps and face masks to leave no trace for authorities to follow....
2019-06-15, 22:39

Telegram founder claims China hacked the app to disrupt Hong Kong protesters As Hong Kong battles against the proposed extradition bill that would China more power over the autonomous territory, protesters in the city are said ...
2019-06-13, 01:52

Hong Kong protesters march to train station to send message to China Demonstrators back on the streets for first time since last week’s storming of legislatureTens of thousands of protesters have marched to keep up the ...
2019-07-07, 10:00

Protesters seek Hong Kong leader's ouster despite apology on extradition plan Protesters turned out in immeasurable numbers Sunday in Hong Kong seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the b...
2019-06-16, 13:39

Hong Kong protesters create Lennon Walls in opposition to extradition bill Inspired by the Beatles singer, so-called Lennon Walls have become lightning rods for conflict between Hong Kong protesters and police as the fight ov...
2019-07-11, 10:39

Umbrella Movement leader joins Hong Kong protests after jail time A leading member of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will "join the fight" against the city's leader over her handling of a controversia...
2019-06-17, 08:13

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...
2019-07-01, 01:26

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill v...
2019-06-14, 06:00

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, 06:52

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 entere...
2019-06-17, 10:13

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, 19:00

Hong Kong government building a 'big crime scene' after night of violent protests A senior Hong Kong official has described the city's legislative council as a "big crime scene," just hours after hundreds of masked, mainly young pro...
2019-07-02, 06:01

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...
2019-06-11, 00:39

Hong Kong 'riot' protests force delay of controversial extradition bill Riot-like demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday forced the government to postpone a vote on a controversial extradition bill, and drew tear gas and ru...
2019-06-12, 14:39

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...
2019-07-07, 08:52

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...
2019-06-17, 15:26

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 —...
2019-07-14, 10:52

Hong Kong braces for mass protests against bill allowing extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people ...
2019-06-11, 07:52

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill is dead following mass protests In mid-June Lam responded to huge protests by suspending the bill, but that move failed to mollify critics, who continued to demonstrate against the b...
2019-07-08, 22:26

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 ...
2019-06-16, 13:26

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 ...
2019-06-16, 04:52

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Legislature Postpones Extradition Debate Again Following clashes between protesters and riot police, lawmakers said they would not meet on Thursday to discuss the bill that would allow extradition ...
2019-06-13, 02:26

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 Wedne...
2019-06-12, 02:39

Hong Kong Protests' Violent Turn Tests Limits of Public Support As they rampaged through Hong Kong’s legislature, the young protesters of the city’s antigovernment uprising fulfilled a dream of having their revolut...
2019-07-02, 07:39

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, 08:26

China condemns violent Hong Kong protests as 'undisguised challenge' to its rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after polic...
2019-07-02, 22:00

Thousands Besiege Hong Kong’s Police Headquarters After a Day of Anti-Government Protests A day of mostly peaceful protests in Hong Kong turned ugly Friday as crowds laid siege to the city’s police headquarters, barricading officers i...
2019-06-21, 13:52

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 ...
2019-06-11, 13:26

Hong Kong's leader apologizes after extradition bill fuels massive protests The embattled leader of Hong Kong apologized over the handling of a controversial extradition bill after hundreds of thousands of people took to the s...
2019-06-16, 15:13

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protect...
2019-06-13, 16:26

Hong Kong protests: government vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader Carrie Lam refuses to withdraw law, which critics fear could be abused by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she remains dete...
2019-06-10, 07:39

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 t...
2019-07-03, 03:26

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 dur...
2019-06-12, 05:52

Hong Kong protests: Dramatic images of destruction draw both condemnation and support Days after masked protesters stormed Hong Kong's legislature, the city continues to be divided on whether it was unjustifiable violence or the underst...
2019-07-04, 04:13

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...
2019-06-15, 05:52

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’...
2019-06-15, 07:00

Hong Kong police call protesters 'illegal, irrational and unreasonable' over siege of headquarters Hong Kong police on Saturday condemned protesters that surrounded its headquarters as "illegal, irrational and unreasonable" as tensions over the city...
2019-06-22, 02:52

Tensions Mount in Hong Kong as Protesters Call for Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s Resignation (HONG KONG) — Police in Hong Kong fought with protesters on Sunday as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resigna...
2019-07-14, 13:26

Nike pulls line of shoes from China after designer supports Hong Kong protesters Nike has canceled the sale of a new line of shoes in China after its designer posted an image online supporting mass protests in Hong Kong against an ...
2019-06-27, 14:13

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in running battles after protesters trash legislature Hong Kong police fired tear gas early on Tuesday to disperse hundreds of defiant protesters, some of whom had stormed and ransacked the city's legisla...
2019-07-02, 00:39

China extradition bill debate postponed as protesters swarm Hong Kong streets Hong Kong lawmakers have postponed a debate over a controversial bill that would allow fugitives to be extradited to China after protesters blocked ro...
2019-06-12, 04:26

Hong Kong: Protesters block seat of government, delaying extradition bill reading Thousands of protesters descended on the government headquarters and blocked at least two major roads in central Hong Kong to oppose a new extradition...
2019-06-12, 04:26

Hong Kong police say 11 protesters arrested, 22 officers injured in Wednesday demonstration against extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police say 11 protesters arrested, 22 officers injured in Wednesday demonstration against extradition law. The post Hong Ko...
2019-06-13, 08:52

Hong Kong protesters push ahead with mass rally despite suspension of controversial bill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled l...
2019-06-16, 07:13

Hong Kong leader ignores protesters' deadline to pull controversial extradition bill Hong Kong's government ignored a Thursday deadline imposed by protesters to scrap controversial extradition legislation, setting the stage for additio...
2019-06-21, 05:52

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

| Hong Kong protesters | Trump, Kim Jong Un progress: WATCH the top world new videos for today Hong Kong protesters prepare barricades near government offices | A year since Singapore, has Trump made progress?; here are the top world news videos...
2019-06-12, 05:13

Why Hong Kong Protesters Aren’t Calling It Quits After the Suspension of a Controversial Extradition Bill Twice in as many weeks protesters have thronged to Hong Kong’s streets in unprecedented numbers to demand the government withdraw a proposal tha...
2019-06-19, 03:01

Hong Kong Protesters Release a Video Appeal to World Leaders Meeting at the G20 Summit In a video appeal, a Hong Kong pro-democracy party urged world leaders assembling today at the G20 Summit to push China on a controversial bill that h...
2019-06-28, 03:26

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Protesters once again occupied the political heart of Hong Kong Friday morning and shut down government offices after the embattled administration of ...
2019-06-21, 02:39

Police repeatedly fire tear gas on protesters as confrontation turns violent in Hong Kong Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Wednesday with large crowds of protesters gathering around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed debate on p...
2019-06-12, 07:39

After scuffles, Hong Kong police warn protesters to refrain from violence, leave scene Hong Kong police appealed to protesters on Saturday to refrain from violence and leave the area after scuffles in the town of Sheung Shui, where thous...
2019-07-13, 08:52

Hong Kong protesters storm parliament and hang old UK colonial flag in defiance of China PROTESTERS angered over China’s increasing attempts to overrule Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms have hung the UK’s former colonial flag in the territo...
2019-07-02, 05:52

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in Ho...
2019-06-16, 23:52

Hong Kong police use tear gas against protesters opposing extradition bill outside government building HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police use tear gas against protesters opposing extradition bill outside government building. The post Hong Kong police use...
2019-06-12, 06:39

Hong Kong police say they want to begin clearing streets of protesters after letting them stay all night. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police say they want to begin clearing streets of protesters after letting them stay all night. . The post Hong Kong police...
2019-06-16, 20:13

Trump may raise Hong Kong protests with Xi as city remains a thorn in Beijing's side Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after pr...
2019-06-17, 09:13

Fresh protests erupt as Hong Kong braces for annual rally to mark handover Hundreds of protesters faced off with riot police early on Monday, the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, ahead of an annual rally tha...
2019-06-30, 21:13

Fears Hong Kong protests could turn violent amid calls to 'escalate action' Protesters have given authorities until Thursday afternoon to answer demands to retract extradition billHong Kong is bracing for fresh rallies on Frid...
2019-06-19, 11:00

Violent protests in Hong Kong force government to delay vote on extradition bill Riot-like demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday forced the government to postpone a vote on a controversial extradition bill, and drew tear gas and ru...
2019-06-12, 11:13

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that mai...
2019-06-10, 19:26

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 m...
2019-06-17, 01:39

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader as democracy activist vows to join protests Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass prote...
2019-06-17, 01:39

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as protests turn to violent chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill tha...
2019-06-12, 05:52

Hong Kong protests give Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen a boost as elections approach The sentiment that has overwhelmed Hong Kong over the China extradition bill in the past weeks has spilled over to neighboring Taiwan, pushing relatio...
2019-06-21, 07:26

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

Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the city...
2019-07-09, 05:26

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the g...
2019-07-09, 12:26

Hong Kong leader defiant as city gears up for fresh protests over extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam remained defiant on Tuesday, pledging to push ahead with a proposed extradition bill that would allow fugitive...
2019-06-10, 23:13

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive ...
2019-06-10, 14:52

Thousands march in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since 1989 Tiananmen Square protests More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed....
2019-05-26, 14:39

Nike pulled a shoe line from China after its designer supported Hong Kong protests Japanese designer Undercover posted on its Instagram account a photo of protesters with the slogan "no extradition to China," the Financial Times repo...
2019-06-27, 14:00

A 1974 Hymn Called ‘Sing Hallelujah to the Lord’ Has Become the Anthem of the Hong Kong Protests On a footbridge leading to the Hong Kong’s Legislative Council building, about three dozen people are intoning “Sing Hallelujah to the Lor...
2019-06-18, 23:13

B.C. experts predict ‘mass migration’ of expats from Hong Kong over extradition bill protests Vancouver immigration lawyers say they're preparing for a spike in document requests, as protests against a proposed extradition law rock the country....
2019-06-14, 01:00

Hong Kong protesters have swarmed into legislature building after nightfall; police back off, avoiding confrontation HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protesters have swarmed into legislature building after nightfall; police back off, avoiding confrontation. The post Hong K...
2019-07-01, 09:26

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continued to protest against a planned extradit...
2019-06-13, 05:13

Protesters in Hong Kong take over legislative chamber, spray paint slogans on wall and over the territory’s emblem HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong take over legislative chamber, spray paint slogans on wall and over the territory’s emblem. The post Pr...
2019-07-01, 10:26

Hong Kong demonstrators storm government building, police fire tear gas to disperse protesters A group of protesters smashed a window and stormed Hong Kong's legislature building Monday amid another round of massive demonstrations in the city on...
2019-07-01, 13:26

Protesters storm Hong Kong legislative chamber; police fire tear gas to break siege Combative protesters in Hong Kong oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.  &...
2019-07-02, 10:52

Hundreds of protesters surround government headquarters in Hong Kong as officials prepare to table extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters surround government headquarters in Hong Kong as officials prepare to table extradition law. The post Hundreds...
2019-06-11, 22:13

How Hong Kong protesters used hand signals and human chains to storm government – video explainer This week protesters in Hong Kong stormed the legislative council building and vandalised its main chamber on the anniversary of the island's 1997 ret...
2019-07-04, 10:52

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely wit...
2019-06-16, 03:13

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice...
2019-06-09, 23:52

Hong Kong ignores protest deadline to scrap extradition bill, sets stage for further protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setti...
2019-06-20, 06:52

A Narwhal-Beluga Hybrid, Hong Kong Protests, and Jean-Luc Picard: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Another week, another crisis—The U.S. is reportedly launching cyberattacks on assets tied to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, including a group of ha...
2019-06-24, 04:13

| Hong Kong protests | Carter talks Trump: WATCH the top World news videos for today Hong Kong police force back protesters trying to storm parliament | Carter talks Trump, China and leadership at church; here are the top World news vi...
2019-06-10, 01:26

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that h...
2019-06-14, 11:39

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hong...
2019-06-13, 10:13

Hong Kong’s Embattled Leader Appeals for Calm in the Wake of Violent Anti-Government Protests Hong Kong was struggling to come to terms this morning with the violent ransacking of the legislature on July 1—the 22nd anniversary of the form...
2019-07-02, 02:13

The untold story of Hong Kong's protests is how one simple slogan connects us | Jacky Chan Man Hei and Jun Pang We’ve developed an understanding that though our strategies may differ, we will never walk aloneLast week images of Hong Kong citizens storming the Le...
2019-07-11, 05:39

Fresh Protests Force Hong Kong Lawmakers to Postpone the Debate of a Divisive Extradition Bill Thousands of demonstrators poured into the streets surrounding Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday morning, choking major thoroughfares with barri...
2019-06-12, 04:39

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill tha...
2019-06-12, 08:26

Hong Kong police fire tear gas to evict protesters from parliament building as violent riots intensify Hong Kong police have fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of defiant protesters from the city's legislature just hours after the building was stormed ...
2019-07-01, 18:26

Hong Kong lets protesters' deadline to scrap extradition bill pass, setting stage for further demos Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared to ignore a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postp...
2019-06-20, 08:26

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial extr...
2019-06-12, 03:00

Hong Kong extradition bill: Organizers claim 2 million march as protesters demand leader's resignation A temporary calm had returned to Hong Kong Monday Morning, hours after the city stunned its leaders and the world with a second record-breaking protes...
2019-06-17, 00:52

Hong Kong extradition protests: demonstrators vow to keep fighting proposed bill after clashes outside government HQ leave at least 72 injured Hong Kong students and civil rights activists have vowed to continue protesting a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, following a day...
2019-06-12, 21:00

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a m...
2019-06-17, 02:39

Britain denies supporting violent Hong Kong protests as China media slam 'Western ideologues' British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that he had not backed violent protests in Hong Kong, after Chinese state media blamed "Western...
2019-07-04, 06:13

Hong Kong protests: Violent clashes break out on handover anniversary amid extradition bill outrage Hong Kong has been blighted by violent clashes again after protests broke out on the anniversary of its handover to Chinese rule amid widespread anger...
2019-07-01, 05:39

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds block police headquarters in latest protest over extradition bill fallout Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside of Hong Kong's police headquarters in the latest round of protests over the fallout from the controv...
2019-06-21, 11:52

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds of thousands gather to demand leader quits despite government turnaround on extradition bill Hundreds of thousands of activists have gathered in Hong Kong for another day of protests despite a stunning turnaround by the government on a propose...
2019-06-16, 06:13

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of violent protests, is 'dead' Screenshot/Bloomberg Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday morning local time that a controversial extradition bill that was previously being m...
2019-07-09, 02:52

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds storm government building and spray paint walls as extradition bill demonstrations turn violent Hundreds of activists in Hong Kong smashed their way into one of the territory's main government buildings and spray painted the walls as they protest...
2019-07-01, 12:39

Beijing issues ominous warning after 'atrocities,' but Hong Kong protesters undeterred Protests rocking Hong Kong were condemned by China's mainland government as a challenge to Beijing's authority, but activists were undeterre...
2019-07-02, 10:52

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands. &...
2019-07-09, 13:26

Protesters in Hong Kong dismantling section of glass and metal wall of legislature building, carting away metal strips HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong dismantling section of glass and metal wall of legislature building, carting away metal strips. The post Prot...
2019-07-01, 08:39

Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam condemns 'use of extreme violence' as calm returns to streets Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned what she called the "extreme use of violence and vandalism" by protesters who stormed the city's legislature yes...
2019-07-02, 03:52

Hong Kong leader's apology is 'fake,' more protests are coming, foes say Leaders of a massive protest in Hong Kong rejected Chief Executive Carrie Lam's apology for a contentious extradition bill and demanded her resig...
2019-06-18, 16:00

Minor clashes break out on 30th weekend of French 'yellow vests' protests Minor clashes broke out on Saturday during the 30th consecutive weekend of "yellow vests" anti-government protests in France, although the numbers of ...
2019-06-08, 16:00

Protesters, police clash in second night of post-election protests in Indonesia Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters setting fires and trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday as demons...
2019-05-22, 15:00

Sudanese protesters, military leaders agree to power-sharing deal amid ongoing protests Following weeks of negotiations and a deadly crackdown last month by security forces, a Sudanese pro-democracy movement and the ruling military counci...
2019-07-17, 15:39

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power ...
2019-06-10, 06:01

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city’s 7.5 million people regularly display a penchant for protest. Recent demonstrations...
2019-07-01, 22:52

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, an...
2019-06-15, 07:13

Trouble in Hong Kong: What Stocks Can Tell You About What's Next Hong Kong protests have been in the news lately. Analysts often blame any trouble in the stock market on the trouble in the streets -- but in Hong Kon...
2019-06-19, 17:13

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mass...
2019-06-11, 09:26

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the country...
2019-06-15, 05:52

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning o...
2019-06-27, 21:39

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally le...
2019-06-12, 07:52

Let's try the food at the Hong Kong McDonald's I’m spending time in one of the world’s indisputably great food cities and here I am sitting with a shamefully large order of food at a Hong Kong McDo...
2019-05-30, 02:13

Donald Trump protests: Massive security operation begins with '250,000' protesters set to descend on London A massive security operation today came into force in central London as protesters said up to 250,000 demonstrators will take to the streets to "disru...
2019-06-03, 06:26

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring i...
2019-05-28, 06:39

Hong Kong’s Uprising Rattles the Mainland Smelling blood, the protesters thronged in greater numbers. Demonstrations against an extradition bill in Hong Kong swelled on June 16 even after the ...
2019-06-20, 07:26

Firebombs set off near 2 Hong Kong police stations HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong are investigating apparent firebomb attacks outside the police headquarters and a police station. Police say...
2019-06-07, 10:00

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting: QuickTake Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mass...
2019-06-11, 05:52

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extraditi...
2019-06-08, 05:52

Hong Kong's Lennon walls - in pictures Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous embrace of political graffiti in the form of Post-it notes documenting their anger and hope, ...
2019-07-11, 05:39

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Ho...
2019-06-09, 09:39

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong and China 'will be able to work it out' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city again...
2019-06-12, 16:39

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople i...
2019-06-11, 07:26

Everything You Need to Know About the Extradition Bill Rocking Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mass...
2019-06-12, 21:39

Trump says is sure Hong Kong and China will be able to work it out U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is sure China and Hong Kong will be able to work things out after mass protests against an extraditio...
2019-06-12, 13:00

Hong Kong still has a future as China's middleman Hong Kong has long been a conduit between China and global business and finance. Now that unique status could be under threat from the gradual erosion...
2019-07-01, 18:00

A Guide to the Extradition Law That Has Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mass...
2019-06-11, 11:13

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a te...
2019-06-15, 11:26

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extraditi...
2019-06-06, 09:26

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against Be...
2019-06-23, 12:13

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence i...
2019-06-11, 23:26

China warns UK over Hong Kong: 'No country has right to intervene' China has dismissed the UK's concerns over Hong Kong, warning "no country has the right to intervene" - and insisted the former British colony was non...
2019-07-02, 15:13

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to the...
2019-06-10, 05:26

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong, China will be able to work things out U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is sure China and Hong Kong will be able to work things out after mass protests against an extraditio...
2019-06-12, 14:13

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 ...
2019-06-10, 05:52

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing: source Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing, according to one source familiar with the matter....
2019-06-13, 03:13

Lam says Hong Kong bill is ‘dead’ but unclear if demand met Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the effort to amend an extradition bill is dead, but it wasn’t clear if the legislation was being withdrawn as protes...
2019-07-09, 00:00

Beijing Digs In on Hong Kong Extradition Bill China signaled no retreat from pursuing legislation to allow extradition from Hong Kong, despite massive weekend protests against the proposed law in ...
2019-06-10, 09:52

Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain Anyone who loves the unique culture of Hong Kong can sympathize with the demonstrators who are protesting the latest step in a long process of Hong Ko...
2019-06-27, 14:26

Hong Kong leader: Extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong’s leader has apologized for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated that it will not be revived during the cu...
2019-06-18, 06:26

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam apologizes but won’t resign HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has apologized for an extradition bill t...
2019-06-18, 05:39

Sound of Hong Kong's defiance reverberates in Beijing Beijing’s public support for Hong Kong leader likely hides private fury, but letting her go would be another humiliationThe most obvious casualty of H...
2019-06-17, 22:39

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes ...
2019-05-29, 01:39

| 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...
2019-06-17, 11:13

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill wa...
2019-06-17, 05:52

Hong Kong Upheaval Puts Beijing in a Bind Massive protests over an extradition bill present a serious challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping, already facing an economic slowdown and escalat...
2019-06-17, 02:26

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle of...
2019-06-16, 13:39

Hong Kong Interbank Rates Hit Highest Since 2008 The rates at which Hong Kong’s banks lend to one another surged to levels last seen during the global financial crisis, but economists said seasonal s...
2019-06-13, 08:00

How China Can Recover Even If Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam Quits A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of people...
2019-06-18, 05:26

| At UN, Hong Kong activist calls for more pressure on China Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice b...
2019-07-09, 11:13

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More The extradition bill has been suspended, but calls for new protests foreshadow more upheaval in Hong Kong and signal that Mrs. Lam’s troubles are not ...
2019-06-15, 14:13

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government says it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid concerns over proposed ...
2019-06-03, 05:26

Extradition bill 'is dead,' Hong Kong leader says Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that a controversial extradition bill which spurred weeks of protest "is dead" -- but stopped short of a form...
2019-07-09, 08:13

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests again...
2019-07-11, 11:52

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived duri...
2019-06-18, 09:52

Factbox: What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from Br...
2019-07-01, 02:13

2 more Hong Kong leaders apologize for extradition bill More Hong Kong leaders are apologizing for a controversial extradition bill that's sparked some of the largest demonstrations the Chinese territory ha...
2019-06-19, 14:52

Hong Kong ex-JPMorgan princeling case gets personal A case by Hong Kong’s ICAC against an individual on bribery charges is another example of Asia-Pacific regulators targeting the person as well as the ...
2019-05-21, 10:39

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal C...
2019-05-21, 12:39

China says will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issu...
2019-06-23, 23:39

China will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its...
2019-06-23, 23:13

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

WeLab: A fintech experiment succeeds in Hong Kong Ex-Citibanker Simon Loong is playing a long game – he has assembled some powerful backers for his Hong Kong fintech and now, armed with a new virtual ...
2019-06-28, 05:39

Opponents of Hong Kong extradition law plan another protest HONG KONG (AP) — Opponents of a proposed extradition law plan a protest Monday as Hong Kong marks the anniversary of the former British colony’s...
2019-06-29, 11:00

| Goodbye Hong Kong: Uncertainty forces some to consider leaving Justin Chan, a 20-year-old student, is anxious, both about the future of his native Hong Kong and his role in it. So much so, that he's considering le...
2019-07-17, 03:26

Tension in Hong Kong on eve of anniversary of China handover Pro- and anti-government demonstrators rally, with mass protest planned on MondayThousands of pro-government protesters have rallied outside the gover...
2019-06-30, 14:39

In Hong Kong, science of crowd counting comes into focus When Hong Kong residents took to the streets to protest a controversial extradition law on consecutive weekends this month, observers on all sides agr...
2019-06-20, 08:26

Governing Hong Kong: the poisoned chalice of politics When Carrie Lam was selected for Hong Kong's top job two years ago, she pledged to "unite and move forward", a sign she would balance the desires of t...
2019-06-20, 06:52

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extra...
2019-06-20, 06:13

A Brief History of Protest in Post-Handover Hong Kong Demonstrations in Hong Kong over the past two weeks have been recognized as likely the largest in the city’s history. Sparked by a proposal to a...
2019-06-20, 06:00

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow cr...
2019-06-30, 21:13

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer of...
2019-07-15, 14:26

China interrupts Hong Kong pop star Denise Ho at UN Chinese diplomats repeatedly interrupted a Hong Kong pop star and activist as she accused Beijing of "preventing our democracy at all costs" in a spee...
2019-07-08, 22:39

30 Years Later, Hong Kong Still Harbors the Spirit of Tiananmen The center of one of the densest metropolises in the world fell momentarily quiet Tuesday night, as well over a hundred thousand people gathered in Ho...
2019-06-04, 10:52

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Inst...
2019-06-21, 16:39

| China tells US to stop trying to 'mess up' Hong Kong Beijing on Friday denounced what it called "violent interference" by US lawmakers critical of what they see as a worsening human rights environment in...
2019-06-14, 15:00

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and ...
2019-07-01, 20:00

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow Chin...
2019-06-14, 14:13

China to Britain: Keep your 'colonial' hands off Hong Kong China told Britain to keep its hands off Hong Kong on Wednesday while London called for Beijing to honor the agreements made when the city was handed ...
2019-07-03, 14:00

Alibaba Files Plans to List in Hong Kong Alibaba Group Holding has filed confidential paperwork for a Hong Kong listing, according to people familiar with the matter, kicking off a process th...
2019-06-13, 08:39

Massive Crowds Take To Streets in 'Last Fight' For Hong Kong Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand tria...
2019-06-09, 06:39

Hong Kong Police Vow Action Over Parliament Storming Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed governmen...
2019-07-03, 15:26

| First charges against Hong Kong anti-government protester A Hong Kong street artist was charged with assaulting a police officer and criminal damage, the first prosecution against an anti-government protester...
2019-07-06, 05:00

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to ...
2019-07-08, 00:13

Hong Kong Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vandal...
2019-07-04, 01:39

Hong Kong Approves Over $900,000 For Cyclone-Hit Odisha: Report The Hong Kong government has approved over $900,000 for relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Odisha that could benefit around 45,100 victims,...
2019-07-06, 02:39

Backstory: Covering an unprecedented uprising in Hong Kong On the afternoon of July 1, before protesters in Hong Kong trashed the city's legislature and riot police countered with tear gas, there was a moment ...
2019-07-05, 02:39

UK summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong dispute Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism." The United Kingdom says China is violating agreements made before ...
2019-07-03, 20:00

Britain No Longer Has Any Responsibility For Hong Kong, Says China Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Mon...
2019-07-01, 11:00

Explainer: Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extraditi...
2019-06-06, 04:00

Hong Kong lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black have joined a silent march in Hong Kong to protest proposed amendments to an extradi...
2019-06-06, 11:26

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make c...
2019-06-09, 08:39

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WAT...
2019-06-13, 05:00

Hong Kong Lawmakers Cancel Extradition Law Debate for the Week The city’s legislature scrapped plans to debate a contentious extradition law through Friday, as opponents called for another mass demonstration to ke...
2019-06-13, 11:13

As a former lawyer, I’m protesting to save the rule of law in Hong Kong | Anonymous The extradition bill would bulldoze our legal system and hurt our economy. I’ve lost faith in China’s promise of democracyThe ninth of June 2019 was a...
2019-06-13, 09:13

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislati...
2019-06-13, 08:13

Hong Kong’s richest man to pay tuition for undergrads at Chinese university Hong Kong’s richest man, 90-year-old Li Ka-shing, has pledged to pay the full tuition for all undergraduates at a Chinese university — just a month af...
2019-06-19, 15:26

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 tri...
2019-06-12, 05:52

Japan's Shinzo Abe raises Hong Kong freedom issue Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the issue of Hong Kong's freedom in a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid extradition bill protest...
2019-06-29, 20:26

Sieren's China: Hong Kong is losing room to maneuver There is no doubt that Hong Kong belongs to China. But DW's Frank Sieren does not believe fugitives on the island should be extradited to the mainland...
2019-06-13, 19:13

Former Hong Kong Exchange Official Arrested in Graft Probe Hong Kong’s anticorruption watchdog arrested a former high-ranking official at the city’s stock exchange for allegedly rigging the approval system for...
2019-06-27, 20:52

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China continued. International concer...
2019-06-13, 03:39

Valuations in China and Hong Kong look 'fairly decent': Investor Binay Chandgothia of Principal Global Investors says he would start looking to add exposure to stocks in Hong Kong and China as they sell off more. He...
2019-06-13, 04:52

Hong Kong Government Shuts Offices Ahead of Rally Hong Kong’s government said it would close its central offices Friday after protest groups called for demonstrators to surround the complex, as tensio...
2019-06-20, 22:13

Alibaba files to list in Hong Kong as soon as third quarter: source Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that will take place as soon as the third quarter ...
2019-06-13, 05:39

UPDATE 1-MetLife to sell Hong Kong insurance business to FWD U.S. insurer MetLife Inc will sell its Hong Kong operations to FWD, the insurance firm owned by tycoon Richard Li, the companies said in a joint state...
2019-06-28, 08:39

Hong Kong Is a Rebel Enclave in a Sea of Totalitarianism. Welcome to the New West Berlin President Donald Trump has never been afraid to stir up a tempest, which is why he has already indicated that this weekend he will be discussing the p...
2019-06-28, 19:13

Chinese Military Gets Hong Kong Harbour Dock, Despite Tensions The Chinese military received official ownership of a piece of prime Hong Kong waterfront land on Saturday, even as the city is rocked by anti-Beijing...
2019-06-28, 23:00

The long road: Hong Kong autonomy has been tested since 1997 On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will be...
2019-06-13, 04:13

Timeline: Unease grows in Hong Kong about eroding freedoms Steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have raised unease among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst o...
2019-06-12, 02:39

Hong Kong lawmakers raise complaints over police brutality Hong Kong lawmakers grill security secretary over allegations of police brutality during protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspend...
2019-06-19, 02:52

Hong Kong lawmakers meet with no-confidence vote set to fail HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong lawmakers are meeting for the first time in a week, after massive protests over an extradition bill that eventually was sus...
2019-06-19, 02:00

Hong Kong’s leader shelves extradition bill but won’t resign Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would shelve a controversial extradition bill that sparked days of protests by millions of peo...
2019-06-18, 11:13