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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 chamber and government headquarters...

The Latest: Hong Kong session delayed as protest gathers

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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 extradit...
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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 co...
2019-06-21, 07:13

Protesters take over Hong Kong's legislature A large group of protesters in Hong Kong has taken over the legislative chamber, spray painting slogans on the wall and over the territory's emb...
2019-07-01, 18:26

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil soci...
2019-07-02, 12:52

UK's May to raise Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise the issue of protests in Hong Kong with China's Vice Premier Hu Chunhua, who is on a visit to London to...
2019-06-17, 13:00

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 encr...
2019-07-02, 12:52

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradit...
2019-06-08, 13:26

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition ...
2019-06-19, 20:39

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, 20:39

Q&A: Why hundreds of thousands protested in Hong Kong Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspect...
2019-06-10, 15:39

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 erosio...
2019-07-01, 07:00

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 continu...
2019-06-17, 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 b...
2019-07-01, 21:39

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 for...
2019-07-09, 07:26

How China Can Recover Even If Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam Quits A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of peopl...
2019-06-18, 09:00

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. The city's embattled leader, Car...
2019-07-02, 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 governme...
2019-07-04, 01:13

Hong Kong protesters appeal to world leaders Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of t...
2019-06-27, 23:13

Hong Kong protesters disperse after blocking police HQ Protesters in Hong Kong have dispersed after the overnight siege of police headquarters, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader t...
2019-06-22, 11:13

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

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operati...
2019-06-18, 06:26

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 bui...
2019-07-02, 05:13

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, 20:13

China to Britain: Keep your 'colonial' hands off Hong Kong China told Britain to keep its hands off Hong Kong on Wednesday while London called for Beijing to honor the agreements made when the city was handed...
2019-07-03, 20:13

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 spe...
2019-07-09, 04:26

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 Mo...
2019-07-01, 13:26

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 he...
2019-07-09, 15:26

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...
2019-07-02, 00:26

Sound of Hong Kong's defiance reverberates in Beijing Beijing’s public support for Hong Kong leader likely hides private fury, but letting her go would be another humiliationThe most obvious casualty of ...
2019-06-18, 00:52

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

‘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 bullet...
2019-06-13, 14:39

Protesters March in Hong Kong Against Proposed Extradition Law The legislation, which would allow renditions to mainland China, has stirred fears of the growing reach of the ruling Communist Party into the semiau...
2019-06-09, 11:00

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 prot...
2019-06-30, 13:52

Christian hymn becomes unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests HONG KONG — The Christian hymn “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord” has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong’s protests against an extradition bill t...
2019-06-19, 02:26

| First charges against Hong Kong anti-government protester A Hong Kong street artist was charged with assaulting a police officer and criminal damage, the first prosecution against an anti-government proteste...
2019-07-06, 16:00

For Hong Kong Celebrities, Supporting Protests Comes With a Cost Denise Ho, a Cantopop singer, has championed the protesters. But she is blacklisted in mainland China, and few Hong Kong stars have been willing to f...
2019-07-06, 05:26

Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain Anyone who loves the unique culture of Hong Kong can sympathize with the demonstrators who are protesting the latest step in a long process of Hong K...
2019-06-27, 18:52

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing - Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong initial public offering, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2ICeJNR on Thursday, ...
2019-06-13, 09:39

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the n...
2019-06-07, 18:13

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 wide...
2019-06-15, 11:00

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

Hong Kong police pepper spray protesters Police in Hong Kong use pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters who had seized highways early Monday.     ...
2019-07-01, 18:26

'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 ...
2019-06-30, 07:52

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and ...
2019-06-09, 09:52

Hong Kong leader says sorry again after fury at extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized again on Tuesday and said she had heard the people "loud and clear" after some of the most violent protests in...
2019-06-18, 11:39

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

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

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 demonstration...
2019-06-20, 17:39

Hong Kong Interbank Rates Hit Highest Since 2008 The rates at which Hong Kong’s banks lend to one another surged to levels last seen during the global financial crisis, but economists said seasonal ...
2019-06-13, 12:39

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-Ha...
2019-06-27, 22:13

The Peacemaker at the Center of Hong Kong’s Turbulent Protests Roy Kwong, a 36-year-old legislator, has emerged as a hero for the city’s youth and a leading voice for moderation during the political crisis there....
2019-07-04, 14:52

| 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 ...
2019-07-09, 16:52

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 ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

2 more Hong Kong leaders apologize for extradition bill More Hong Kong leaders are apologizing for a controversial extradition bill that's sparked some of the largest demonstrations the Chinese territory h...
2019-06-19, 15:13

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over h...
2019-06-16, 20:39

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, 11:52

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation,...
2019-07-08, 02:39

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 ...
2019-06-12, 03:52

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 ...
2019-07-03, 04:00

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

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 th...
2019-06-10, 11:13

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 iss...
2019-06-24, 08:00

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 ...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments Hong Kong's government says it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid concerns over proposed amendments to the terr...
2019-06-03, 12:13

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, 13:00

Timeline: A growing unease in Hong Kong about the future A series of steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have prompted a growing uneasiness among Hong Kong residents about their f...
2019-06-11, 16:52

Hong Kong protesters: Desperation led to legislature attack Four protesters who took part in the storming of Hong Kong’s legislature on Monday have spoken to The Associated Press, explaining why they felt comp...
2019-07-04, 13:52

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 mainlan...
2019-07-14, 10:39

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 extr...
2019-06-20, 13:00

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 agai...
2019-07-12, 08:52

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 no...
2019-07-03, 00:00

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 Chi...
2019-06-14, 13:52

Hong Kong protesters condemned after being rushed by police Police in Hong Kong have gained back control of a government building by firing tear gas and charging at demonstrators after protests turned violent....
2019-07-02, 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 B...
2019-07-01, 08:13

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 escala...
2019-06-17, 09:26

30 Years Later, Hong Kong Still Harbors the Spirit of Tiananmen The center of one of the densest metropolises in the world fell momentarily quiet Tuesday night, as well over a hundred thousand people gathered in H...
2019-06-04, 18:00

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle o...
2019-06-16, 22:00

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 havi...
2019-06-14, 16:26

| 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 controversia...
2019-06-17, 18:26

Protesters in Black Crowd Hong Kong Streets Again The day after Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, hundreds of thousands of prote...
2019-06-16, 15:26

UK's May urges China to respect autonomy in Hong Kong British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday China must respect the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong and that she had been in touch...
2019-07-03, 14:13

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 tri...
2019-06-09, 12:52

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, 17:52

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify the Hong Kong Protests Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow that would undermine confid...
2019-06-14, 01:13

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, 14:52

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes...
2019-05-29, 07:39

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, 10:39

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activist...
2019-06-13, 23:52

Hong Kong Approves Over $9 Million 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...
2019-07-05, 23:52

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, 15:39

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

China tells Britain to stop 'gesticulating' about Hong Kong Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Mo...
2019-07-01, 13:00

UPDATE 1-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, 09:39

Valuations in China and Hong Kong look 'fairly decent': Investor Binay Chandgothia of Principal Global Investors says he would start looking to add exposure to stocks in Hong Kong and China as they sell off more. H...
2019-06-13, 10:13

Hong Kong descends into chaos as protesters storm legislature Hong Kong protesters stormed the Legislative Council on the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday amid widespread anger ove...
2019-07-01, 13:00

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 C...
2019-07-06, 19:26

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 fo...
2019-06-27, 18:39

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, 17:13

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

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

Hong Kong protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology Young Hong Kong residents protesting a proposed law that would allow suspects to be sent to China for trial are seeking to safeguard their identities...
2019-06-13, 17:13

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

Protests Escalate As Hong Kong Marks Handover To China Anti-government protesters tried to ram their way into Hong Kong's parliament Monday, battling police armed with pepper spray, as the territory marke...
2019-07-01, 13:26

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 a...
2019-07-07, 18:26

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 leade...
2019-06-24, 08:26

Hong Kong Protesters Are Taking Their Message to Chinese Tourists A march planned for Sunday is the first major action since protesters concerned about Beijing’s influence broke into the Hong Kong legislature last w...
2019-07-07, 10:00

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 sweepin...
2019-05-29, 06:26

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 vis...
2019-07-07, 09:00

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

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 extrad...
2019-06-13, 14:52

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 k...
2019-06-13, 18:26

Hong Kong is in danger. China’s promise of democracy was a lie | Anonymous The extradition bill would bulldoze our legal system and hurt our economy. As a former lawyer, I’m protesting to save themThe ninth of June 2019 was ...
2019-06-13, 17:13

Hong Kong court: Denying same-sex spousal benefits unlawful Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples in a ruling hailed as a major step ...
2019-06-06, 09:39

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill...
2019-06-28, 20:39

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, 07:52

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-Beijin...
2019-06-29, 05:26

China state media run footage of Hong Kong protests Chinese state media has run footage of police in Hong Kong clearing protesters from the streets in a break with its silence over the past several day...
2019-07-02, 08:26

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 warne...
2019-07-03, 14:13

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 cautio...
2019-07-03, 14:13

Hong Kong Craves Autonomy as China Demands Loyalty 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, 04:13

China says violent Hong Kong protests are 'totally intolerable' Beijing’s liaison office says storming of parliament is ‘an extreme challenge’ to the rule of lawThe Chinese government has issued a strong condemnat...
2019-07-02, 08:13

Tiananmen Square massacre marked with Hong Kong vigil More than 100,000 gather for anniversary but many fear for future of commemorationMore than 100,000 people have gathered in Hong Kong for a candlelig...
2019-06-04, 20:00

Eight arrested for suspected Hong Kong police data breaches Hong Kong police on Wednesday announced the arrest of eight people suspected of disclosing officers' private information online and making threats ag...
2019-07-03, 14:13

Hong Kong Remembers Tiananmen Square Victims 30 Years On More than 180,000 people attended a Hong Kong vigil remembering victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre 30 years ago, organizers said, equaling the ...
2019-06-04, 20:39

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 ...
2019-06-12, 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 protest...
2019-07-03, 16:52

Hong Kong Protests: Police Use Water Cannons Against Demonstrators Tens of thousands of people protested across Hong Kong amid a debate in the city’s Legislative Council on a contentious bill that would permit extra...
2019-06-12, 05:26

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 dis...
2019-06-12, 03:00

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 "seriou...
2019-07-03, 01:00

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 m...
2019-06-11, 01:52

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 ...
2019-06-28, 18:13

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 l...
2019-07-02, 18:52

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 warr...
2019-07-02, 19:52

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill A prominent Hong Kong student activist says many residents were angered by a decision by the territory’s leader to move ahead with a controversial ex...
2019-06-10, 13:52

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, 14:39

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 stat...
2019-06-28, 15:00

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 mas...
2019-06-10, 07:00

Hong Kong activists prepare for Tiananmen candlelight vigil Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong were preparing for a candlelight vigil Tuesday commemorating the 30th anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen crackd...
2019-06-04, 13:13

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 op...
2019-06-11, 20:26

Police, protesters face off ahead of Hong Kong law debate Government officials in Hong Kong are bracing for a showdown as protesters and police face off into the early morning hours ahead of Wednesday’s deba...
2019-06-11, 22:13

Hong Kong extradition law: protesters rally outside government offices Citywide shutdown expected on Wednesday as hundreds of businesses call for a boycottHundreds of demonstrators have rallied outside government offices...
2019-06-12, 00:52

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 interf...
2019-06-11, 12:00

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fuelling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland Chin...
2019-06-12, 09:13

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 ...
2019-07-04, 15:26

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence ove...
2019-06-12, 22:13

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 ...
2019-06-30, 14:26

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 uncomfor...
2019-07-05, 05:26

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 i...
2019-07-01, 17:39

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

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 ...
2019-06-30, 14:39

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 extr...
2019-06-13, 06:52

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 ...
2019-07-01, 04:39

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition continued to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China. International conce...
2019-06-13, 07:13

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 t...
2019-07-05, 20:39

Hong Kong marks anniversary of Chinese rule with protests Large demonstrations were expected to take place on the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule. Embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam led t...
2019-07-01, 06:13

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, 13:13

How 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 lookin...
2019-05-31, 10:26

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 c...
2019-06-10, 20:39

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...
2019-07-02, 03:26

Hong Kong handover anniversary: march and protests – in pictures Frustration among opposition protesters in Hong Kong boiled over on Monday, with one group laying siege to the legislative council building and tens ...
2019-07-01, 15:39

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 pro...
2019-07-03, 20:13

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 d...
2019-07-02, 01:00

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 protes...
2019-06-29, 23:39

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

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

Hong Kong lawmaker: China may boost pressure after violence A pro-democracy lawmaker who tried to stop Hong Kong protesters from breaking into the legislature says China will likely use the vandalism as a reas...
2019-07-04, 04:13

Arrests made over Hong Kong protests, legislature break-in Police arrested 13 people over the protests on Monday’s anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China, including 1 man accused of crimes related to the ...
2019-07-04, 06:39

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 interf...
2019-07-04, 10:00

China accuses UK of supporting violent Hong Kong protests Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism" and reminded the former colonial power of Hong Kong's status. Fore...
2019-07-04, 10:26

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
2019-06-12, 16:13

Hong Kong protests: group tries to storm government building Demonstrators surround legislature as city prepares for mass protestsHong Kong protests - live updatesPro-democracy protesters have attempted to stor...
2019-07-01, 15:39

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

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 g...
2019-06-17, 04:52

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 ...
2019-07-13, 00:00

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The dem...
2019-06-18, 06:26

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 m...
2019-06-15, 18:26

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 han...
2019-07-14, 09:52

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 Britis...
2019-06-15, 21:13

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 fo...
2019-05-22, 07:13

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-Beij...
2019-06-21, 08:00

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 mainl...
2019-07-09, 11:13

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, 11:26

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, 09:00

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 commen...
2019-06-15, 01:00

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: Extradition bill is 'dead' The pro-Beijing leader has said her government's handling of the controversial extradition bill had been a "total failure." Pro-democracy protesters ...
2019-07-09, 05:39

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 st...
2019-06-17, 02:39

Protesters and police clash in Hong Kong after peaceful march Police use pepper spray and truncheons after protest about cross-border tradersClashes broke out between police and protesters in Hong Kong on Saturd...
2019-07-13, 19:39

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 t...
2019-07-12, 13:13

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 r...
2019-06-22, 04:26

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill 'is dead' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam declared a controversial extradition law that has caused mass protests throughout the island "dead" Tuesday, stating the ...
2019-07-09, 07:52

Hong Kong’s Leader, Faced With More Clashes, Condemns Violence Carrie Lam is scrambling to assert her government’s authority after several increasingly volatile demonstrations and a surge in anti-police sentiment...
2019-07-15, 17:52

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. Cl...
2019-07-15, 03:26

Hong Kong Protesters Gather Outside Government's Central Offices Hong Kong’s government closed its central offices as several hundred demonstrators gathered outside the complex, renewing protests over the handling ...
2019-06-21, 08:39

Hong Kong protesters target traders from mainland China Thousands of Hong Kongers once again took to the streets in protest, this time to vent out their anger at traders from mainland China who buy goods i...
2019-07-13, 16:39

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 ...
2019-05-26, 15:26

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 directi...
2019-07-02, 00:26

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, 21:00

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 H...
2019-07-14, 02:00

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, 19:26

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 h...
2019-06-15, 11:00

Hong Kong protests flare anew after demands unmet Several hundred protesters, mainly students, have gathered outside Hong Kong government offices, with some blocking traffic on a major thoroughfare a...
2019-06-21, 13:00

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

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany, one says Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing charges at home, one of them said on Wednesday, in what is apparently the first ...
2019-05-22, 16:00

Hong Kong Activist Granted Asylum by Germany: 'I Had No Choice' Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, a sign of waning international confidence in the city’s political freedoms and ...
2019-05-22, 13:52

Hong Kong protesters to continue after bill declared ‘dead’ Protesters opposed to the administration of Carrie Lam say they will continue their demonstration movement even after she declared that the effort to...
2019-07-09, 14:13

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 g...
2019-07-14, 16:52

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germa...
2019-05-22, 22:13

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, 09:26

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam held a press conference saying her government would 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest pro...
2019-06-15, 09:52

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’...
2019-06-17, 06:13

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 main...
2019-07-14, 23:26

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. They insist that a controversial law allowi...
2019-06-21, 11:13

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 rig...
2019-05-22, 18:52

Many in Hong Kong, fearful of China's grasp, flee to Taiwan For Hong Kong resident Yung Xiu Kwan, 67, a proposed extradition law that would allow people in the former British colony to be sent to mainland Chin...
2019-06-18, 15:39

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, 17:00

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 req...
2019-06-14, 11:26

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 publi...
2019-06-14, 12:26

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

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 wo...
2019-06-14, 14:13

Hong Kong leader condemns 'rioters' for Sunday's violence Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, on Monday condemned the protesters who clashed with police the night previous inside an upscale shopping ma...
2019-07-16, 05:52

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 suspe...
2019-06-15, 11:00

China says will continue to support Hong Kong Chief Executive Lam China said on Monday it will continue to support Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, after two million protesters took to the streets with a de...
2019-06-17, 10:39

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

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 specif...
2019-06-18, 22:39

Hong Kong lawmakers raise complaints over police brutality Hong Kong lawmakers grill security secretary over allegations of police brutality during protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspen...
2019-06-19, 07:39

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 su...
2019-06-16, 11:26

"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 dra...
2019-06-19, 12:13

'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 dra...
2019-06-19, 10:39

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 su...
2019-06-19, 09:52

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 mainlan...
2019-06-14, 01:26

Parents of Hong Kong protester who died urge others to live The parents of a Hong Kong man who plunged to his death after putting up banners against divisive extradition bills have urged young people to stay a...
2019-07-11, 15:00

'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 afte...
2019-06-16, 12:26

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 ho...
2019-06-14, 01:39

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, 16:00

Hong Kong’s elite fear extradition law could harm their reputation Business leaders in the region take tentative steps in face of contentious billDays after Hong Kong’s first major protest against its stalled extradi...
2019-06-23, 00:52

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 d...
2019-06-14, 19:13

Hong Kong set for street march, mourns death of protester HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is bracing for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 mi...
2019-06-16, 05:26

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 her hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promis...
2019-06-18, 11:52

Alibaba plans $20 billion Hong Kong listing: sources Alibaba Group is considering raising as much as $20 billion through a second listing and has picked Hong Kong as the venue, three sources told Reuter...
2019-05-28, 05:13

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 c...
2019-06-15, 12:52

‘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 legislatur...
2019-07-05, 15:00

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 re...
2019-06-15, 01:00

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 controversia...
2019-06-18, 15:13

Hong Kong Leader Makes Televised Apology After Protests Hong Kong’s embattled leader signaled that her government is unlikely to resurrect a proposed extradition law, which she suspended following mass pro...
2019-06-18, 15:26

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

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 ...
2019-07-12, 06:52

Hong Kong expects more rallies demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam suspended an unpopular...
2019-06-16, 08:26

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 pe...
2019-06-18, 15:52

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 passe...
2019-05-26, 06:39

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 extraditio...
2019-06-18, 15:39

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

Hong Kong singer Anthony Wong scores hit with Tiananmen song HONG KONG (AP) — Thirty years after it was crushed by China’s army, the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement is being commemorated in art, l...
2019-06-02, 16:00

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protes Hong Kong's leader signaled Monday that her government will push ahead with amendments to extradition laws despite a massive protest against the...
2019-06-10, 21:13

Protesters clash with Hong Kong police in rally against Chinese traders A demonstration against traders from mainland China ended in clashes with the police in a town outside Hong Kong on Saturday. Thousands of people tur...
2019-07-13, 22:00

Watch: Hundreds of thousands of protesters fill Hong Kong streets A time-lapse video from June 9 shows hundreds of thousands of protesters streaming into Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay area to protest the government’s pro...
2019-06-10, 18:52

Clashes erupt as thousands march in Hong Kong against Chinese traders Several thousand people marched in Hong Kong on Saturday against traders from mainland China in what is fast becoming a summer of unrest in the semi-...
2019-07-13, 19:52

US briefing: Kushner company, Hong Kong protests and US-Mexico deal Monday’s top story: Firm part-owned by president’s son-in-law received $90m from offshore investors. Plus, San Francisco’s fog is an Instagram hitSub...
2019-06-10, 12:39

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from Hong Kong prison Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison and has vowed to join ongoing protests demanding that the head of the isla...
2019-06-17, 10:52

Hong Kong to press on with extradition bill despite fears people will 'disappear' Hong Kong's chief executive has promised to move forward with a controversial extradition bill that it is feared could be used by China to make criti...
2019-06-10, 11:26

Hong Kong protesters march near border to target traders from China Several thousand Hong Kong people marched on Saturday to protest against mainland Chinese traders in a border town, tapping into sentiment behind hug...
2019-07-13, 11:39

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from prison A prominent pro-democracy activist has been released from prison. Joshua Wong's release comes a day after a record-breaking protest in the former Bri...
2019-06-17, 09:52

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters rally again near government offices More than 1,000 people, mostly students dressed in black, rallied outside government offices in Hong Kong on Friday as protests over a controversial ...
2019-06-28, 20:39

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere and humble’ apology to her people Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a “humble” apology Sunday for her handling of an extradition law that sparked the biggest pr...
2019-06-16, 21:52