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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 Z...

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in?

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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 t...
2019-06-13, 15:52

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 ...
2019-07-02, 11:00

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

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

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...
2019-06-18, 07:13

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...
2019-06-09, 16:52

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspende...
2019-06-29, 06:39

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

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

| 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

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 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

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

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar comment...
2019-06-15, 00:00

In challenge to Beijing, Hong Kong activists attempt to take fight to mainland Hong Kong's faceless protest movement is embarking on a bold new strategy that poses a direct challenge to the city's political masters in Beijing: ac...
2019-07-11, 04:26

The Ransacking of Hong Kong’s Legislature Prompts a ‘Zero Tolerance’ Warning From Beijing While hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters, including families toting young children, marched through the sweltering Hong Kong afternoon on Mo...
2019-07-02, 08:13

Authorities Begin Arrests in Hong Kong as Beijing Ramps Up the Rhetoric Hong Kong police have arrested a suspect in relation to the July 1 ransacking of the legislature, while Beijing intensified its condemnation of the pr...
2019-07-04, 03:52

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who ...
2019-07-11, 10:26

Members of Hong Kong’s Pro-Beijing Bloc Say Extradition Bill Needs Delay A top adviser to Hong Kong’s chief executive said it would be impossible to rush through the bill after unrest in the wake of clashes between the poli...
2019-06-14, 05:39

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Commun...
2019-06-13, 04:39

Hong Kong Activist Walks Free, Calls On Pro-Beijing Leader To Resign Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong called on the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as h...
2019-06-17, 05:13

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at the worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Commun...
2019-06-13, 02:52

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam’s puzzling apology: Did Beijing blink? And, if so, why? On Sunday, another massive protest in Hong Kong rallied against chief executive Carrie Lam, demanding her to withdraw a controversial extradition bill...
2019-06-19, 02:52

Hong Kong marchers pelt Beijing Liaison Office with eggs in latest protest Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy marchers took the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, marking the sixth straight week of anti-government rallies in th...
2019-07-21, 12:26

Chinese state media slams attack on Beijing representative's office in Hong Kong An attack on the office of Beijing's representative in Hong Kong by protesters was a "blatant challenge to the central government" and will not be tol...
2019-07-21, 23:52

Beijing supports Hong Kong move to delay extradition bill, condemns violent acts The central government in Beijing has expressed its support, respect and understanding for Hong Kong's decision to suspend an extradition bill that wo...
2019-06-15, 09:01

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after...
2019-06-16, 05:52

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong, demand city leader step down Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city’s streets Sunday in a vehement show of ...
2019-06-16, 09:39

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...
2019-06-16, 21:52

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...
2019-06-12, 10:13

The Hong Kong Extradition Protests in Pictures Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent...
2019-06-12, 08:00

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 f...
2019-07-23, 13:13

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for more...
2019-07-05, 14:13

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 ha...
2019-06-28, 09:39

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about public...
2019-06-13, 12:26

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 agai...
2019-07-17, 08:13

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition b...
2019-06-19, 13:13

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify Hong Kong Protests Protesters in gas masks flooding the streets of Hong Kong might hope U.S. President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure against the former British colon...
2019-06-13, 14:26

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...
2019-06-20, 12:13

Hong Kong gears 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 annive...
2019-06-30, 09:39

Hong Kong protests expand to oppose China, with no end near 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 Ch...
2019-07-16, 22:01

Hong Kong readies for more protests on handover anniversary HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of prote...
2019-06-30, 07:52

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 nat...
2019-07-22, 08:01

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 th...
2019-06-18, 14:52

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 hundr...
2019-06-12, 20:52

'They will definitely take revenge': how China could respond to the Hong Kong protests Hong Kong has seen its biggest political crisis in decades, but Beijing cannot afford to let the dissent go unpunishedThe Communist Party has always b...
2019-06-30, 02:13

Hong Kong protests: What graffiti in the parliament conveys On Monday night, Hong Kong protesters broke into their parliamentary building, occupying the main chamber of the Legislative Council and vandalizing p...
2019-07-02, 23:13

British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the continuing protests in Hong Kong, a former British colony, in a meeting at her office with China's vi...
2019-06-17, 16:26

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 wides...
2019-06-15, 05:00

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...
2019-07-14, 03:52

Q&A: Why bill proposed in Hong Kong set off huge protests Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters Wednesday, delaying a debate over a legislative proposal that would allow...
2019-06-12, 06:00

The Peacemaker at the Center of Hong Kong’s Turbulent Protests Roy Kwong, a 36-year-old legislator, has emerged as a hero for the city’s youth and a leading voice for moderation during the political crisis there....
2019-07-04, 09:26

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was havin...
2019-06-14, 21:13

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

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, 04:26

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 confide...
2019-06-13, 15:52

How house prices are linked to Hong Kong's protests One of the big things behind the protests in Hong Kong is the "terrible affordability" of housing in the city, which is upsetting young people and the...
2019-07-23, 10:39

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

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

More Hong Kong protests planned ahead of G-20 Japan summit HONG KONG (AP) — Leaders of recent protests in Hong Kong say they plan more demonstrations for Wednesday, hoping to draw the attention of world leader...
2019-06-24, 03:13

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 de...
2019-06-14, 03:26

EU calls for restraint, dialogue amid Hong Kong protests The European Union on Monday called for restraint and dialogue to find a way forward as hundreds of Hong Kong protesters smashed up the legislature in...
2019-07-01, 11:13

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 ...
2019-07-17, 06:39

Hong Kong braces for protests as government shuts offices Hong Kong braced for another day of anti-government protests on Thursday after scenes of violence and chaos shook the normally peaceful global trade a...
2019-06-12, 20:52

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 hand...
2019-07-14, 03:00

Protests escalate as Hong Kong marks handover to China HONG KONG — A small group of protesters smashed out the bottom of a floor-to-ceiling window at Hong Kong’s legislature Monday as a crowd of thou...
2019-07-01, 09:26

Fresh Hong Kong Protests End in Chaotic Clashes With Police Protests demanding accountability for alleged police violence in Hong Kong descended into more chaotic clashes Sunday night as angry, black-clad demon...
2019-07-21, 12:00

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...
2019-06-30, 08:39

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

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 t...
2019-06-30, 22:26

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 po...
2019-07-01, 02:13

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 stor...
2019-07-01, 07:13

Hong Kong political strife continues with protests, strikes Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strik...
2019-06-11, 09:26

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 he...
2019-06-15, 05:39

Hong Kong restaurant owner strikes to support protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong restaurant owner Kelvin Chung has joined other small businesses in closing their doors to show solidarity with thousands of...
2019-06-12, 10:00

Why China Still Wins Even If Protests Oust Hong Kong’s Leader 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...
2019-06-17, 21:52

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...
2019-06-13, 15:00

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, a...
2019-06-17, 07:26

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 ...
2019-06-14, 23:39

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 extradi...
2019-06-13, 11:39

'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 draw...
2019-06-19, 04:52

"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 draw...
2019-06-19, 05:26

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 gr...
2019-07-14, 12:39

Hong Kong protests flare anew after demands unmet Several hundred mainly student protesters have gathered outside Hong Kong government offices, with some blocking traffic on a major thoroughfare and o...
2019-06-21, 04:39

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 o...
2019-07-01, 13:13

Hong Kong Suspends Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests Hong Kong’s leader suspended indefinitely an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial ce...
2019-06-15, 10:00

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 ci...
2019-06-10, 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 Ho...
2019-07-13, 15:01

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

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 ...
2019-06-13, 11:00

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...
2019-06-18, 05:39

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 ...
2019-07-03, 08:00

Calm returns to Hong Kong after protests erupt into violence A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legisla...
2019-07-02, 00:39

Hong Kong in limbo as extradition protests crisis deepens Hong Kong’s legislature has suspended meetings as leaders consider their next steps following violent clashes between police and protesters who oppose...
2019-06-13, 07:52

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 e...
2019-05-26, 11:13

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 to...
2019-07-05, 15:52

After a day of violent protests, Hong Kong starts to make arrests Hong Kong police said on Wednesday they had arrested 12 people in connection with incidents on July 1, although it was unclear if they were among prot...
2019-07-03, 14:00

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

Arrests in Hong Kong raise fears of more violent protests A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker is expressing fears that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people ...
2019-07-04, 03:00

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

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. Forei...
2019-07-04, 05:00

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 beco...
2019-07-22, 10:26

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 o...
2019-07-04, 14:39

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...
2019-07-02, 14:39

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

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

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 Chines...
2019-07-20, 11:39

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

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

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

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 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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protests descend into chaos Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in chaotic scenes late on Sunday as anger over an extradition bill morphs into a fresh front ag...
2019-07-21, 11:52

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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 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

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 aga...
2019-06-11, 20:52

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 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

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

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 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 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 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

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 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

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...
2019-07-21, 23:52

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

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

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...
2019-07-21, 11:26

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 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’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

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

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 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

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

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

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets, tear gas as protests descend into chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas in running clashes with protesters late on Sunday amid chaotic scenes as anger over an extradition ...
2019-07-21, 14:13

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

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

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

'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

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters gather, government offices shut after violent protests A few thousand protesters in Hong Kong on Thursday readied for potentially more clashes with police over a planned extradition law with mainland China...
2019-06-13, 00:13

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

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

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

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 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 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

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 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

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

| 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 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

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

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

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

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

Apple Shutters Hong Kong Stores Early as Protests Against Chinese Government, Crackdowns Escalate Amid mounting unrest and a night of violence in Hong Kong, Apple is among the retailers that have chosen to shut stores or close them early citywide, ...
2019-07-23, 00:39

Hong Kong protests grow violent as masked assailants attack demonstrators, passengers at subway station Dozens of people were injured at a subway station in Hong Kong on Sunday when a mob of masked assailants attacked protesters and passengers in a drama...
2019-07-22, 13:13

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 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

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 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

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 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

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

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about Ch...
2019-06-04, 23:52

Anti-riot police step back from Honduras protests, fueling demonstrations Members of a Honduran riot police that have dealt with weeks of protests stood down in Tegucigalpa on Wednesday, allowing adversaries of President Jua...
2019-06-20, 02:13

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demonst...
2019-07-20, 01:52

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

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’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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent c...
2019-07-10, 11:39

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened to...
2019-06-21, 09:39

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

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 Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions Carrie Lam’s administration is confident that it can weather further demonstrations, despite recent violent clashes and signs that the economy could s...
2019-07-19, 11:13

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

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G-20 Leaders for Help Beijing has said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the Group of 20 summit meeting. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backing...
2019-06-27, 13:26

Opinion: Hong Kong and the broken promise The Special Administrative Region is in turmoil. For weeks, activists have been protesting against a now withdrawn extradition bill. But the protests ...
2019-07-23, 08:00

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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's Next-Gen Protesters: 'We Can't Stay Out of the Way Anymore' The demonstrators who have jammed Hong Kong’s streets over the past week or more have been overwhelmingly young and impatient about shaping the future...
2019-06-17, 13:26

On the Streets With Hong Kong’s Protesters: What Is the End Game? We saw scenes of violence, as well as hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators. There is still some unity in the face of mainland China’s encro...
2019-07-02, 06:26

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

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

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil socie...
2019-07-02, 07:39

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

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

Why Hong Kong thugs may be doing the government’s work Sunday’s assault was blamed on criminals, but there are signs of links to pro-Beijing officialsAt a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker made...
2019-07-22, 16:39

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters who oppose a contentious extradition bill. Wednesday's protests delayed a debate over the legis...
2019-06-12, 05:52

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

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as com...
2019-06-21, 00:00

Hong Kong protesters condemned after being rushed by police Police in Hong Kong have gained back control of a government building by firing tear gas and charging at demonstrators after protests turned violent....
2019-07-01, 19:26

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

The Latest: Hong Kong police fight with protesters Police in Hong Kong have fought with protesters as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the Chinese terri...
2019-07-14, 10:52

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

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

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

Hong Kong protesters march in new outpouring of grievances Protesters in Hong Kong demand investigation of complaints of police violence, resignation of territory’s leader in new outpouring of grievances again...
2019-07-14, 10:52

How Hong Kong maids became caught in a ‘humanitarian tsunami’ Migrant workers who become pregnant by their employers face dismissal, homelessness and a swift return home The sun had not yet risen in Hong Kong whe...
2019-07-22, 03:13

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

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

Hong Kong protesters appeal to world leaders Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of th...
2019-06-28, 04:13

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

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

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation, ...
2019-07-07, 20:39

Hong Kong at a Standstill as Protesters Return to the Streets Hundreds of thousands marched through city streets as unrest stretched into a seventh weekend, with crowds registering their support for both sides in...
2019-07-21, 11:00

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

| 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 use tougher tactics against protesters Hong Kong police have resorted to harsher-than-usual tactics to suppress protesters this week in the city’s most violent turmoil in decades. Pol...
2019-06-13, 08:52

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned violence that broke out Monday when weapon-wielding, masked assailants attacked pro-democracy protesters, journa...
2019-07-23, 13:39

| 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

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

Hong Kong police pepper spray protesters Police in Hong Kong use pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters who had seized highways early Monday.     ...
2019-07-01, 12:26

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

Police and protesters clash in second Hong Kong town Standoff in Shatin over extradition bill comes one day after unrest in Sheung ShuiClashes erupted again between police and protesters in Hong Kong aft...
2019-07-14, 09:52

| WATCH: Chaos as Hong Kong protesters take over parliament It started with an attempt Monday by hundreds of protesters to force a street vendor's trolley through the glass frontage of Hong Kong's parliament bu...
2019-07-01, 14:39

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

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

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 Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters Police fired tear gas and used rubber bullets on protesters in Hong Kong, in an attempt to drive away thousands of demonstrators who had blocked roads...
2019-06-12, 05:39

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

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

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

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

‘If All of Us Come Out, We Can Win.’ Hong Kong Protesters Call for Even Bigger March Hong Kong activists are calling for renewed protests with an even bigger turnout this weekend after police yesterday fired tear gas and rubber bullets...
2019-06-13, 06:39

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

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

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

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

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

6 men, with link to triads, held over Hong Kong mob attack Hong Kong police have detained six men, some with links to triads, following a violent attack on pro-democracy protesters at a subway station that saw...
2019-07-23, 02:26

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. China's central government urged ...
2019-07-02, 04:26

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

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

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

Mob attacks demonstrators at Hong Kong train station Dozens were injured in Hong Kong early Monday after authorities said a mob of masked men used batons and bamboo rods to beat protesters at a train sta...
2019-07-22, 17:26

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Protesters Mass in Hong Kong Against Proposed Extradition Law The legislation, which would allow renditions to mainland China, has stirred fears of the growing reach of the ruling Communist Party into the semiaut...
2019-06-09, 03:26

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

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

| 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

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

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's protesters dig in for long summer of discontent Hong Kong's extradition bill demonstrations have mutated into a much bigger and more complex animal, ripping open old wounds and expanding a political...
2019-07-18, 07:00

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

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

Fears of thugs-for-hire in Hong Kong after mob attack Six men have been arrested in Hong Kong in connection with a seemingly unprovoked and indiscriminate mob attack that injured 45 people at a metro stat...
2019-07-23, 05:39

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

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

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

Hong Kong Protesters Say 'Dead' Isn't Enough for Extradition Bill Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam came under pressure to pull a controversial bill to legalize extradition to China, after opponents criticized her...
2019-07-09, 09:13

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

Hong Kong protesters disperse one day after storming the legislature A day after angry protesters stormed and vandalized Hong Kong's legislature amid anger over a proposed extradition bill, the exterior of the buil...
2019-07-01, 23:39

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

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

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

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over he...
2019-06-16, 13:26

| 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

Why aren't Hong Kong's protesters backing down? – podcast Millions of people have taken to the streets over the past three weeks in opposition to an extradition law. The Guardian correspondent Emma Graham-Har...
2019-06-27, 14:13

'Hong Kong' searches surge behind China's Great Firewall Chinese censors are working hard to erase or block news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms amid a surge in interest from m...
2019-06-13, 23:00

Hong Kong Protesters Adjust Tactics With Lessons From 2014 The Hong Kong demonstrations of the past week have been haunted by the ghosts of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, with protesters drawing lessons about how...
2019-06-13, 22:52

A Digital Cat-and-Mouse Battle Between Police and Protesters in Hong Kong An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophistication...
2019-06-13, 08:52

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 quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects ...
2019-06-14, 00:52

Hong Kong's digital battle: tech that helped protesters now used against them Wary of being tracked and targeted like activists inside China, protesters are keeping a low profile onlineIn early June, Ivan Ip, 22, joined a public...
2019-06-14, 04:13

Imagine all the Post-its: Hong Kong protesters come together with 'Lennon Walls' During Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" of 2014, colorful Post-it notes of support covered a wall near where protesters camped in the streets calling f...
2019-07-12, 18:39

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would req...
2019-06-15, 05:39

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology The protesters trying to block a Hong Kong extradition law are seeking to safeguard their identities from potential punishment by authorities who empl...
2019-06-13, 22:00

‘We Are Risking Everything.’ Hong Kong’s Young Rebels Stake Everything on Their Struggle Law enforcement would inevitably arrive to evict the hundreds of young, black-shirted demonstrators who broke in and defiled the Hong Kong legislature...
2019-07-05, 09:39

Hong Kong protesters clash with police on handover anniversary Police have faced off with protesters outside the Hong Kong government as the former British colony marks the 22nd anniversary of its handover to Chin...
2019-07-01, 04:26

Did Hong Kong Police Abuse Protesters? What Videos Show Tear-gassed, beaten and dragged. Experts in crowd control say the Hong Kong police used excessive force on protesters during a demonstration in June....
2019-06-30, 09:52

Britain closely monitoring events in Hong Kong: Hunt Britain will closely monitor events in Hong Kong and continue to press the Chinese government to respect the terms under which the former colony was h...
2019-06-30, 08:26

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: Extradition bill is 'dead' The pro-Beijing leader said her government's handling of the controversial extradition bill had been a "total failure." Pro-democracy protesters had d...
2019-07-09, 01:39

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

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

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

Hong Kong Leader Says China Extradition Bill "Dead" Hong Kong's embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday announced a widely loathed China extradition law that has sparked unprecedented political unrest "...
2019-07-09, 03:39

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

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill 'is dead' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam declared an extradition law that has caused mass protests throughout the island "dead" Tuesday, while protesters vow to co...
2019-07-09, 05:26

Hong Kong Leader, Carrie Lam, Says Extradition Bill Is ‘Dead’ Mrs. Lam’s remarks did not satisfy protesters, who have demanded a full withdrawal of the bill that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainla...
2019-07-09, 06:52

Hong Kong protesters disperse after blockading police headquarters Thousands of protesters who had blockaded police headquarters in Asia's leading financial center had mostly dispersed by Saturday morning with some ro...
2019-06-22, 00:52

Hong Kong Protesters Converge Outside Police Headquarters, Parliament Thousands of protesters converged on Hong Kong's police headquarters and blocked major roads Friday, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beiji...
2019-06-21, 02:13

Hong Kong protesters block major highway near parliament Protesters have gathered near Hong Kong’s main government complex, blocking most of a major city highway. Demonstrators insist that a controversial la...
2019-06-21, 01:13

Hong Kong protesters smash windows and try to storm legislature Protesters smashed the windows Hong Kong's legislature on Monday as they attempted to storm the building on the 22nd anniversary of the former Br...
2019-07-01, 07:52

The Latest: Protesters dismantle Hong Kong legislature wall HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 6:35 p.m. A group of protesters in ...
2019-07-01, 08:39

In Hong Kong, colonial flag still a symbol of prized values Of all the dramatic photos showing hundreds of young protesters storming Hong Kong’s legislature this week, one image makes for particularly uncomfort...
2019-07-05, 01:39

Hong Kong protesters take aim at Chinese visitors to explain grievances Thousands of protesters are expected to take to the streets in the heart of Hong Kong’s tourism district on Sunday to explain to mainland Chinese visi...
2019-07-07, 04:39

Hong Kong protesters march again, reaching out to Chinese visitors Tens of thousands of protesters marched through one of Hong Kong's most touristy areas on Sunday, trying to gain support from mainland Chinese visitor...
2019-07-07, 08:52

Hong Kong’s ‘death fighters’: young protesters with nothing to lose Group who stormed legislative building defend their action as last resort after being ignored for yearsAs midnight approached on Monday, four proteste...
2019-07-03, 13:13

China criticizes Britain for 'shameless' comments on Hong Kong China on Wednesday denounced British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt as "shameless", saying it had made a diplomatic complaint to London after he warned...
2019-07-03, 09:26

UK PM candidate Johnson says he backs Hong Kong people 'every inch of the way' Boris Johnson, who could be Britain's prime minister by the end of the month, said he backed the people of Hong Kong every inch of the way and caution...
2019-07-03, 09:26

8 arrested in Hong Kong for posting personal data on police Hong Kong police have arrested eight people for posting personal data about police officers on the internet as massive protests against the government...
2019-07-03, 08:26

China Accuses Trump Of "Gross Interference" Over Hong Kong China on Tuesday rebuked Donald Trump for "gross interference" in Hong Kong's affairs after the US president said protesters who stormed the city's le...
2019-07-02, 12:52

US briefing: Border facility conditions, Antarctic ice and Hong Kong Tuesday’s top story: Democrats describe ‘horrifying’ conditions at Texas migrant detention facility. Plus, the rise of the CEO as social justice warri...
2019-07-02, 08:01

Hong Kong police fire teargas and charge at protesters Officers move to disperse crowds after breakaway group stormed parliament buildingHong Kong police have fired teargas at demonstrators and moved to di...
2019-07-01, 20:00

Hong Kong Protesters Storm 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, 20:00

Hong Kong protesters overrun parliament, spraying graffiti Protesters took over the territory's legislative chamber on Monday, smashing reinforced glass and spray painting graffiti onto the walls. Their anger ...
2019-07-01, 15:39

Riot Police Baton Charge Hong Kong Protesters Fresh political violence broke out in Hong Kong Sunday evening as riot police baton charged protesters in a bid to disperse demonstrators following an...
2019-07-07, 23:26

6 Arrested In Protest At Hong Kong's Popular Tourist Area 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, 09:13

Hong Kong Protesters Are Fueled by a Broader Demand: More Democracy Underlying the opposition to a bill allowing extraditions to mainland China is public dissatisfaction with a political system that leaves many people ...
2019-07-08, 10:13

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

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

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 Chief Executive halts extradition bill After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill.  ...
2019-06-15, 14:13

Protesters vow to keep marching in Hong Kong until extradition bill nixed Pro-democracy protesters plan to keep marching in Hong Kong to make sure, they say, that the government makes good on promises to nix a bill giving ma...
2019-06-15, 13:13

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying ...
2019-06-15, 12:39

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British...
2019-06-15, 11:00

Hong Kong leader apologizes, suspends extradition bill Moving to restore calm, apparently with Beijing’s backing, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she was putting on hold an extradition b...
2019-06-15, 09:39

China Says It Supports Suspension Of Hong Kong Extradition Bill China's government said on Saturday it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to Chin...
2019-06-15, 08:00

Hong Kong leader Lam to meet media at 3 p.m. on Saturday: statement Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will meet the media at 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Saturday, a government statement said, amid reports the government will suspen...
2019-06-15, 05:00

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam said in a press conference her government would 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest protests...
2019-06-15, 05:00

The Latest: Hong Kong leader suspends unpopular bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has...
2019-06-15, 04:26

Hong Kong’s Leader Is Set to Delay Extradition Bill Indefinitely Postponing the bill, which would allow extradition to mainland China, would be a remarkable reversal for the city’s leader, who had vowed to press on ...
2019-06-15, 03:13

Parents of dead Hong Kong protester urge others to carry on The parents of a Hong Kong man who plunged to his death after putting up banners against divisive extradition legislation have urged young people to c...
2019-07-11, 21:52

Hong Kong media say controversial extradition bill may be suspended Hong Kong media reported on Saturday the city's government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread anger...
2019-06-15, 01:00

Hong Kong police make 'largest seizure' of explosives Hong police have made the "largest seizure" of explosives on the eve of the latest protests of extradition bill allowing some extradition to mainland ...
2019-07-20, 13:26

Are artificial islands the answer to Hong Kong’s housing crisis? Will a $60bn development to house 1.1 million people help to ease the world’s most unaffordable property market or is it simply ‘pouring money into th...
2019-07-12, 01:26

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that wou...
2019-06-14, 08:39

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forwa...
2019-06-15, 18:52

Hong Kong set for street march, mourns death of protester Hong Kong is bracing for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 million into the str...
2019-06-15, 22:39

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

Exclusive: President Trump Says Hong Kong Protesters Are Having A ‘Big Impact’ President Donald Trump called the protesters on the streets of Hong Kong “very effective,” but declined to voice support for their specifi...
2019-06-18, 16:52

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

Joshua Wong: Carrie Lam 'incapable' of leading Hong Kong Speaking to DW, activist Joshua Wong said the city's Chief Executive Lam must step down following orders to shoot at people protesting the extradition...
2019-06-18, 07:13

Hong Kong’s Leader Publicly Apologizes for Extradition Bill Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, said that she was personally responsible for introducing legislation that set off huge protest marches....
2019-06-18, 05:00

Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam to address protesters in person Move follows concession in private that extradition bill at centre of protests is deadHong Kong’s embattled chief executive is expected to offer an ap...
2019-06-18, 04:13

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquart...
2019-06-17, 10:52

Activists lay sunflowers at memorial site for Hong Kong protester Hong Kong activists on Thursday lay sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site for a man who fell to his death during recent protests against an e...
2019-07-11, 10:26

Hong Kong police face off with protesters while trying to clear streets Hong Kong police and protesters faced off early Monday as authorities began trying to clear the streets of a few hundred who remained near the city go...
2019-06-17, 01:52

Nikkei tick up in sympathy with Hong Kong, outlook cloudy Japanese share prices ticked up on Monday, erasing initial losses, after Hong Kong shares gained after Hong Kong's leader indefinitely delayed an unpo...
2019-06-16, 23:26

Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police and protesters are facing off Monday morning as authorities try to clear the streets of a few hundred people who sta...
2019-06-16, 23:13

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released from prison HONG KONG (AP) — Joshua Wong, a leading figure in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, has been released from prison. Wong’s...
2019-06-16, 23:13

Hong Kong’s Retreat Chips Away at Xi Jinping’s Iron Image The suspension of legislation to extradite suspects to China was the biggest political reversal of Xi Jinping’s years in power. Will it undermine his ...
2019-06-16, 11:52

Hong Kong protesters march demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and completely withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only sus...
2019-06-16, 05:39

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Thousands Take to the Streets Many protesters said they were no longer demonstrating only against a contentious extradition bill but also the city’s leadership and the police respo...
2019-06-16, 03:13

U.S. senators propose law for annual certification of Hong Kong autonomy U.S. lawmakers on Thursday responded to the crisis in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law with China by introducing legislation that would requ...
2019-06-14, 06:00

The Latest: Hong Kong police defend dispersal of ‘riot’ HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Hong Kong’s police commissioner says...
2019-06-12, 06:39

Thousands rally in Hong Kong suburb Sha Tin against extradition bill Thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong's suburban Sha Tin town in the latest protests sparked by the draft law for extraditions to mainl...
2019-07-15, 00:26

Clashes break out as Hong Kong protesters escalate fight 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. Cla...
2019-07-14, 23:13

The Latest: Hong Kong session delayed as protest gathers The start of a Hong Kong legislative session on a contentious extradition bill has been delayed as protesters massed outside to block entry to the cha...
2019-06-12, 01:13

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to...
2019-06-09, 06:13

Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage in China An unknown assailant stabbed Hong Kong actor Simon Yam on Saturday during a promotional event in mainland China but Yam's injuries were not life-threa...
2019-07-20, 08:26

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest law to allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and businessmen off Hong Kong’s str...
2019-06-09, 08:13

Hong Kong’s Leader Offers No Solutions After Night of Violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam failed Monday to allay public anger over violent attacks in the city overnight, condemning what she called “riotous&...
2019-07-22, 05:13

100s of protesters surround Hong Kong HQ before bill debate HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters have surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong as the territory’s legislature prepare to open disc...
2019-06-11, 22:13

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's expat police become focus of protester rage A peculiar legacy of Hong Kong's colonial past has emerged as a focal point of rage for anti-government protesters: A dwindling band of expat police o...
2019-07-20, 05:13

Hong Kong raises $1 billion in oversubscribed first green bond Hong Kong raised $1 billion from the sale of its first green bond on Wednesday, as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for...
2019-05-22, 07:13

Taiwan open to granting Hong Kong protesters asylum Taiwan's government has said it would provide assistance to Hong Kong protesters on humanitarian grounds. The pledge risks straining the already tense...
2019-07-19, 07:26

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

Taiwan pledges help for Hong Kong protesters seeking sanctuary More than 30 protesters arrive in Taiwan to seek shelter from prosecutionTaiwan’s government has said it will provide assistance to Hong Kong proteste...
2019-07-19, 12:26

Germany grants asylum to 2 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists BERLIN (AP) — Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory. In i...
2019-05-22, 08:52

The horrifying moment as Hong Kong reporter livestreams being attacked A man in a pink shirt and jeans is seen hitting out at people with a stick over the barrier of a train’s passenger gantry. In the next moment, he runs...
2019-07-22, 13:00

Taiwan says it will treat Hong Kong asylum seekers humanely Taiwan’s president says she will follow “humanitarian principles” in dealing with asylum seekers from Hong Kong, which has been roiled by pro-democrac...
2019-07-20, 01:52

30 Years After Tiananmen, the Future for Protest in Hong Kong Is Hazy As demonstrators in Hong Kong prepare to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, one question on people’s minds is: For how much ...
2019-06-02, 16:39

Hong Kong Legislature Fast-Tracks Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s legislature will fast-track its consideration of a widely unpopular proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to China, as opp...
2019-06-11, 14:26

Hong Kong protesters back on streets after explosives discovery For the seventh weekend, thousands of people are protesting and demanding more autonomy from China. Two more people have been arrested in connection w...
2019-07-21, 03:52

Organizers: More than 1 million protest in Hong Kong against extradition plan Organizers estimated more than a million people turned out for a protest Sunday in Hong Kong against a government proposal that could allow extraditio...
2019-06-09, 12:13

Hong Kong extradition 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, 11:52

Hundreds of thousands join democracy march in Hong Kong In seventh weekend of action, protesters ignore police orders to end march before reaching government HQHundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to...
2019-07-21, 07:39

Exclusive: 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 special administrative region's government pushes for sweeping...
2019-05-29, 02:39

The Latest: China supports Hong Kong extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. China says it supports a...
2019-06-10, 06:52

Hong Kong leader signals extradition bill will go forward HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a mass...
2019-06-10, 00:26

The Latest: Hong Kong protesters target Chinese emblem A blackened national Chinese emblem has become Hong Kong residents’ latest expression of protest against mainland authorities after tens of thousands ...
2019-07-21, 09:26

Hong Kong Protesters Egg China Office At End Of Massive Rally Masked protesters daubed the walls of China's office in Hong Kong with eggs and graffiti Sunday night following another massive rally, focusing anger ...
2019-07-21, 11:26

Hong Kong introduces concessions to extradition bill, but critics say not enough Hong Kong will make concessions to a controversial extradition bill, Security Secretary John Lee said on Thursday, but opposition lawmakers called for...
2019-05-30, 09:13

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Inquiry Into Police Violence Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demon...
2019-07-21, 06:52

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against 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...
2019-06-10, 20:39

US Student Wrote, "I'm From Hong Kong." Intense Chinese Anger Followed Sitting on a bus in Boston, thousands of miles from her home in Hong Kong, college student Frances Hui crossed paths with an inquisitive fellow passen...
2019-05-25, 23:52

China says Hong Kong matters purely an internal affair China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Hong Kong matters are purely a Chinese internal affair and China demands the United States stops interfe...
2019-06-11, 06:00

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting righ...
2019-05-22, 14:00

This Hong Kong CEO from a billionaire family is reinventing hotels for millennials "When I look at Rosewood, I see myself as a target customer. So, that makes it quite easy to kind of craft the experiences, because I would be looking...
2019-05-31, 07:26

U.S. warns extradition law changes may jeopardize Hong Kong's special status The United States said on Monday it was gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to ma...
2019-06-10, 21:00