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| 'When will you die?' Hong Kong leader grilled at press conference

When Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam appeared before the press, she appeared to be expecting to deliver a brief statement and move on. Instead she faced a media o...

| 'When will you die?' Hong Kong leader grilled at press conference

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Masked Hong Kong protesters hold rare press conference Three masked youngsters from Hong Kong's anti-government movement took the unusual step of holding a press conference to demand democracy, condem...
04:00, 08/07/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader to hold news conference HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against extradition bill (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The Hong Kong government says Chief Executi...
08:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader to press on with extradition bill despite protests 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 critic...
07:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes as protesters press demands for her to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handlin...
16:42, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong Leader Apologises As Protesters Press Demands For Her To Quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handlin...
19:00, 06/16/2019

Umbrella Movement leader joins 'fight' against Hong Kong leader 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...
11:14, 06/17/2019

Black-clad protesters in Hong Kong press for extradition bill to be axed Thousands dressed in black marched in Hong Kong on Friday to press for the full withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill that has triggered viol...
08:14, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong vows to press ahead with extradition bill despite huge protest Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament on Monday after authorities said they would go ahead with a proposed extradition law, which would allow ...
05:42, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader 'sorry' and 'should have done better' Hong Kong's leader has given her "sincere apology" following mass protests against a controversial extradition law proposal, but has not said she will...
10:42, 06/18/2019

Pompeo meets with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists ...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Hong Kong leader promises dialogue to help end protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she’s setting up a “communication platform” to resolve differences in the city after months of anti-government protes...
06:56, 08/20/2019

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 ...
21:00, 06/15/2019

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...
16:14, 07/23/2019

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 ...
10:56, 06/18/2019

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 ...
00:28, 07/02/2019

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...
09:28, 07/09/2019

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...
18:56, 06/16/2019

| 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...
05:42, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader sees 'way out' of chaos through dialogue Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore peace and that ...
06:28, 08/20/2019

Hong Kong court throws out ex-leader’s misconduct conviction HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court has thrown out former Chief Executive Donald Tsang’s conviction for misconduct relating to a property deal wh...
09:56, 06/26/2019

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&...
11:42, 07/22/2019

Hong Kong leader signals extradition bill will go forward Hong Kong's leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a massive protest against the...
06:28, 06/10/2019

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 ...
05:28, 06/16/2019

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 ...
03:42, 06/16/2019

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 g...
09:56, 07/09/2019

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 "...
09:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns Sunday's violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday condemned the violence that broke out hours earlier when weapon-wielding masked assailants attacked pro-democrac...
07:14, 07/23/2019

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...
11:00, 07/09/2019

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...
11:00, 06/15/2019

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...
19:00, 06/15/2019

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 h...
05:14, 07/09/2019

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...
00:28, 06/18/2019

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 ...
08:56, 06/15/2019

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...
11:42, 06/16/2019

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader Lam after mass protest Hong Kong's political crisis enters its second week on Monday as uncertainty mounts over the fate of government leader Carrie Lam and an extradition b...
03:00, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong leader warns city in a 'very dangerous situation' Protesters should "say no to chaos," city leader Carrie Lam said in her first media appearance in days. Police said they had made a record 82 arrests ...
19:42, 08/05/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says protests have hit business like a 'tsunami' Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Friday the business community was very worried about the long-term consequences of protests in the Asian...
15:56, 08/09/2019

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....
11:28, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Activists reject Hong Kong leader’s apology Activists and pro-democracy lawmakers have rejected an apology from Hong Kong’s leader despite her pledge not to override public opinion by reviving a...
13:00, 06/18/2019

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 mal...
07:14, 07/16/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader pledges to listen to the people HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s leader ...
04:14, 07/01/2019

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...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Pleads for Order in a City on Edge Carrie Lam, the embattled leader of the Asian financial hub, said at a news conference that the “stability and well-being of seven million people are ...
08:00, 08/13/2019

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....
13:56, 07/15/2019

'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...
12:56, 06/16/2019

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...
14:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong protesters push ahead as territory’s leader unseen HONG KONG (AP) — A small group of protesters opposed to legislation they fear would reduce Hong Kong’s judicial independence have rallied outsid...
09:14, 06/27/2019

Protesters In Latest Clashes Can Be Called "Rioters": Hong Kong Leader Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters involved in the latest clashes with the police could be described as "rioters" and that she supp...
11:56, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong Leader Makes Televised Apology in Bid to Defuse Crisis Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam made her first public apology after a record number of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday, but stopped s...
12:42, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill but refuses to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the mos...
16:14, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill 'dead', but critics not satisfied The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong's biggest crisis in decades is dead, the territory's leader said on Tuesday, adding that the government's ...
08:28, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead, but critics unconvinced Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the Chinese-ruled city's biggest crisis in decades is dead and that gove...
11:56, 07/09/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong government will not withdraw extradition bill: leader Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has said she had no plans to withdraw a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after h...
10:56, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear cons...
13:14, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes, says she has heard the people 'loud and clear' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday said she had heard the people "loud and clear" and apologized again for recent upheaval after some of the ...
10:56, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong court quashes conviction of former leader Donald Tsang Hong Kong's top court on Wednesday quashed a conviction against former leader Donald Tsang for misconduct in public office, bringing to a close a lega...
06:28, 06/26/2019

Offer My Most Sincere Apology: Hong Kong Leader After Political Unrest Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised Tuesday for the political unrest that has shaken Hong Kong, but the pro-Beijing chief executive refused to cave...
22:14, 06/18/2019

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 ...
12:28, 07/11/2019

Hong Kong Leader Faces Growing Pressure to Resign After Protests Pressure mounted on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam as protesters called for her to step down and members of her cabinet urged her to personally ...
15:14, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called 'rioters' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters involved in the latest clashes with the police could be described as "rioters" and that she supp...
11:28, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong Leader Apologizes Amid Mounting Pressure to Resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a public apology Tuesday amid a spiraling political crisis, stopping far short of demands from demonstrators that s...
11:14, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill is effectively ‘dead’ Carrie Lam conceded that her government’s work on the legislation was a “complete failure,” and dismissed fears that the legislature would take up the...
15:56, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill, but refuses to step down Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the mos...
11:56, 06/18/2019

Adviser to Hong Kong leader calls for extradition bill delay Pro-Beijing politician also urges pause and diplomat distances China from lawThe pressure of Hong Kong public opinion against a proposed extradition l...
22:14, 06/14/2019

China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests China doubled down on its support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday after days of protests in the Chinese-ruled city over a planned extraditio...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says Extradition Bill Is 'Dead,' Withdrawal Not Mentioned Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said a controversial bill to legalize extradition to mainland China is “dead,” though she didn’t say whether she ...
05:56, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader suggests end to extradition bill, refuses to resign Amid violent demonstrations protesting an extradition bill, Hong Kong’s leader Wednesday refused to say the bill would be withdrawn but said it would ...
23:43, 06/20/2019

China won't allow Hong Kong leader to step down despite mass unrest: HK official Beijing will not let Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, step down even if she wanted to, a senior city government official close to her said on Monday, a...
12:28, 06/17/2019

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retr...
14:42, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong protesters continue to demonstrate as leader hides from public Hong Kong protestors in opposition to their legislation’s proceedings demonstrated outside their Department of Justice’s headquarters on Thursday to s...
20:14, 06/27/2019

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s governm...
21:00, 06/15/2019

'We need to stay here:' Hong Kong protesters again demand city's leader quit After a brief respite, Hong Kong protesters Friday again pressed the city's leader to resign over an unpopular plan to allow extraditions to main...
08:56, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Leader Pledges to Listen More Tense scenes as the police push back protesters attempting to disrupt an annual ceremony marking the anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese contr...
05:28, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead after mass protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was dead, admitting ...
05:00, 07/09/2019

Huge crowds march in Hong Kong, piling pressure on leader Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, jammed the city's streets Sunday in a march protesting the government's handling of a propo...
13:14, 06/16/2019

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...
20:28, 07/04/2019

| Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds came...
17:28, 06/11/2019

Economic downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', city's leader warns Hong Kong's protests could hit the economy like a tsunami, the city's leader said on Friday, pledging daring economic reforms in response, even as act...
14:28, 08/09/2019

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 pro...
21:14, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstra...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that could see individuals sent back to ...
11:56, 05/21/2019

Embattled Hong Kong leader Lam suspends China extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after widespr...
11:00, 06/15/2019

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...
11:00, 06/15/2019

Tens of thousands expected to rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the city's leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extr...
07:56, 06/16/2019

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...
10:42, 06/17/2019

Thousands dressed in black rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader steps down, a day after she susp...
08:56, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong airport suspends check-in as leader bemoans 'panic and chaos' Flights leaving Hong Kong were disrupted for a second day on Tuesday, plunging the former British colony deeper into turmoil as its stockmarket fell t...
14:56, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong students reject closed-door talks with city leader Student unions from two Hong Kong universities have turned down invitations from city leader Carrie Lam for talks about the recent unrest over her pro...
08:42, 07/05/2019

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 ...
14:14, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes to public after massive protests over extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the public on Sunday with "utmost sincerity and humility" after the second massive protest in a week over a...
15:42, 06/16/2019

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader with democracy activist set to leave jail Hong Kong's political crisis enters its second week on Monday as uncertainty grows over the fate of government leader Carrie Lam and the extradition b...
05:56, 06/17/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong is released from prison Joshua Wong, the student leader who became the face of Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" democracy protests in 2014, is released from prison. WATCH NOW....
08:14, 06/17/2019

Protesters seek Hong Kong leader's ouster despite apology on extradition plan Protesters turned out in immeasurable numbers Sunday in Hong Kong seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the b...
23:00, 06/16/2019

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...
22:14, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader says she's committed to finishing her term and rejects calls for her to quit Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday she's committed to completing her term despite massive protests demanding that she resig...
14:14, 06/18/2019

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’...
13:28, 06/15/2019

"Calm Down," Emotional Hong Kong Leader Urges Protesters; Airport Reopens Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam said city's recovery from protests that have swept the Asian financial hub could take a long time and that she w...
14:56, 08/13/2019

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...
04:42, 07/09/2019

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would indefinitely delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferre...
10:42, 06/15/2019

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...
12:28, 06/17/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong's embattled leader 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...
11:14, 06/15/2019

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...
06:56, 06/11/2019

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...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to t...
08:56, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader ignores protesters' deadline to pull controversial extradition bill Hong Kong's government ignored a Thursday deadline imposed by protesters to scrap controversial extradition legislation, setting the stage for additio...
05:28, 06/21/2019

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...
07:42, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong leader says she hopes non-violent protest puts city on road to peace Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hopes a non-violent weekend protest that saw hundreds of thousands take to the streets in an...
04:28, 08/20/2019

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 ...
23:14, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader may delay extradition bill as Biden warns 'world is watching' Carrie Lam expected to speak on Saturday afternoon for first time since protest crisis erupted in earnestHong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, plans to dela...
06:28, 06/15/2019

Strike grips Hong Kong as leader warns protests challenge China's sovereignty Hong Kong was plunged into fresh chaos on Monday as a general strike followed another weekend of violent protests, paralyzing transport, leading to mo...
09:42, 08/05/2019

China’s Government Shows Support for Hong Kong Police and Leader as Protests Continue “Hong Kong cannot afford to have instability,” a government official said, adding if the unrest continues, “the entire Hong Kong society will suffer.”...
11:00, 07/29/2019

Freed Hong Kong democracy activist joins mass calls for leader to quit 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...
10:42, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh...
15:56, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere apology’ after massive march against extradition bill Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam will not fully withdraw the legislation as demonstrators have demanded, and said she wants to continue to serve t...
16:14, 06/18/2019

'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...
14:28, 07/09/2019

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...
06:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters return to streets; leader apologizes but doesn’t withdraw 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 ...
20:56, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong’s Embattled Leader Urges Protesters to ‘Restore Order’ Amid a Citywide Strike Addressing the public for the first time in weeks, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday lashed out at protesters for hurting the city as they moved t...
08:28, 08/05/2019

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...
09:00, 07/02/2019

From Iron Lady to lame duck: Hong Kong leader's departure seen as mere matter of time Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's apologies and explanations for a doomed extradition bill have failed to quell political tension and her departure is now...
00:42, 07/11/2019

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...
06:56, 06/16/2019

Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work....
13:42, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong University Students Reject Invitation to Meet City’s Leader for Closed-Door Talks Representatives from two Hong Kong universities rejected an invitation Friday to meet privately with the city’s leader and discuss the political...
19:28, 07/05/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill: Organizers claim 2 million march as protesters demand leader's resignation A temporary calm had returned to Hong Kong Monday Morning, hours after the city stunned its leaders and the world with a second record-breaking protes...
06:56, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong protests: Thousands gather to demand leader quits despite government turnaround on extradition bill Thousands of activists have gathered in Hong Kong for another day of protests despite a stunning turnaround by the government on a proposed extraditio...
09:56, 06/16/2019

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling p...
07:14, 07/09/2019

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...
00:56, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong Dispatch: A Trump Bump for Hong Kong’s Last Commercial Cantonese Opera Theater Seeking new audiences, a troupe goes for something other than the traditional realm of historic battles, lost loves and palace drama. And it found Pre...
12:00, 05/08/2019

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...
15:00, 07/09/2019

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...
12:28, 06/29/2019

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands. &...
02:00, 07/10/2019

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...
12:42, 07/02/2019

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, demand her resignatio...
17:00, 06/18/2019

The E3 2019 Press Conference Schedule It is nearly time for E3, the annual convention where companies from around the world unite to show trailers for video games that don’t actually exist...
22:14, 05/09/2019

Would Be Great for the Pentagon to Hold a Press Conference Right About Now There are a few pressing questions facing the United States military and foreign policy apparatus right now. On Sunday, the Trump administration annou...
05:00, 05/07/2019

E3’s first VR-exclusive gaming press conference was actually pretty rad E3 hasn't even begun, and we're already a bit weary about so many gaming publishers and companies hosting press conferences at the event. What's one m...
02:14, 06/11/2019

'I'm not everyone's cup of tea': Steve Bruce's first Newcastle press conference – video Newly appointed Newcastle boss Steve Bruce is quietly confident he will do a good job at the club despite admitting he is "not everyone's cup of tea."...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Watch the Xbox E3 2019 press conference in under 15 minutes Sony skipped E3 this year, and my gosh Microsoft made the most of it. The company used its Xbox briefing to tease Project Scarlett, a powerful new con...
19:14, 06/10/2019

We're Liveblogging Microsoft's E3 2019 Press Conference [Update: Over!] Josh Rivera and Gita Jackson are here to walk you through the highs, lows, and awkward cheering of Microsoft’s E3 2019 press conference! You can watch...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Michael Cohen will hold a press conference Monday US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says he will hold a press conference before he enters prison on Monday. (May 4)  &#...
22:42, 05/04/2019

Congressman Nadler falls ill at Manhattan press conference Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, nearly collapsed while attending a Manhattan press conference with Mayor Bill de Blasi...
18:42, 05/24/2019

Red Sox call ominous Dustin Pedroia press conference Another setback. And now a news conference. The Red Sox announced that Dustin Pedroia, manager Alex Cora and team president Dave Dombrowski will addre...
20:28, 05/27/2019

We're Liveblogging Bethesda's E3 2019 Press Conference [Update: We're Done!] Riley MacLeod and Heather Alexandra are here to bring you the highs and lows of Bethesda’s E3 press conference! You can watch the show here or follow ...
05:14, 06/10/2019

| Thiem rages at press conference eviction for Serena Dominic Thiem was left fuming after being kicked out of his own Roland Garros media conference so that a defeated Serena Williams could be accommodate...
08:42, 06/02/2019

De Blasio holds press conference at Trump Tower — and gets heckled Supporters of Donald Trump disrupted Mayor Bill de Blasio’s press conference in Trump Tower on Monday while he announced a potential $2 million in fin...
20:42, 05/13/2019

Trump and May hold joint press conference – video highlights The US president criticises Sadiq Khan and Jeremy Corbyn while backing Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt as candidates to be next prime minister. Speaking...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Xbox E3 2019: The 16 biggest announcements and trailers from the press conference Microsoft promised a big show for E3 2019, and for the most part, it delivered. Over 60 games were shown off during the media briefing on Sunday after...
01:56, 06/10/2019

Exclusive: Thiem slams Serena's 'bad personality' after press conference row "Dominic Thiem has accused Serena Williams of showing a \"bad personality\" after his Roland Garros press conference was pulled to accomodate the Amer...
19:42, 06/02/2019

Watch the EA Play E3 2019 press conference live stream right here Electronic Arts is once again kicking off E3 a weekend of livestreams and press conferences with its EA PLAY event on Saturday, June 8th at 9:15 AM PT...
18:00, 06/08/2019

Steve Ballmer lost his mind at Kawhi Leonard press conference A typical press conference — even one of this stature — is usually somewhat quiet and uneventful, but not when Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Steve Ballm...
18:14, 07/25/2019

Dominic Thiem says Serena Williams has ‘bad personality’ after press conference diss Serena Williams’ third-round loss at the French Open also had a big impact on Dominic Thiem. The Austrian, fresh off a Round of 32 win, had his ...
19:28, 06/03/2019

Dominic Thiem says Serena Williams has 'bad personality' after press conference interruption Austrian tennis star Dominic Thiem blasted Serena Williams as having “a bad personality” over the weekend after being booted out of his press conferen...
23:56, 06/03/2019

Accidental cat filter turns press conference live stream into a meme In something of a ridiculous and yet lighthearted story, a Pakistani politician’s press briefing with journalists recently became comedic fodder...
04:42, 06/18/2019

"Excellent Press Conference": Rahul Gandhi Mocks PM Modi's Briefing Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not taking any questions at his first press conference in since t...
22:42, 05/17/2019

Prashant Kishor To Skip Mamata Banerjee's Press Conference Today Mamata Banerjee, the West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chairperson, will hold a press conference in Kolkata on Monday, which is her fi...
10:42, 07/29/2019

De Blasio holds press conference during Cuomo event he wasn’t invited to Gov. Andrew Cuomo came to Manhattan Thursday to announce a major domestic terrorism initiative, and while he invited City Council Speaker Corey Johnso...
07:56, 08/16/2019

Bethesda’s E3 2019 press conference: Start time, how to watch, and live stream No press conference at E3 2019 has me more intrigued than this one. On Sunday, June 9th at 5:30 PM PT / 8:30 PM ET, Bethesda — publisher of the ...
01:56, 06/10/2019

Watch: Giannis Antetokounmpo storms out of postgame press conference after Game 6 loss Milwaukee star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo stormed out of his news conference after the Bucks' Game 6 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night....
21:56, 05/26/2019

Jesse Watters: Trump 'won' the 'squad' press conference, Dems just want to 'impeach him for tweeting' President Trump emerged the victor after four freshmen Democratic lawmakers held a press conference responding to his criticisms of them, according to...
02:00, 07/16/2019

'Thiem is owed an apology' - Croft & Cash weigh in on Serena press conference row "Annabel Croft believes that Dominic Thiem has been treated \"disrespectfully\" after having to cut short his press conference to accomodate Serena Wi...
11:42, 06/03/2019

RCMP Apologizes After Streaming Press Conference on Double Slaying With Cat Filter Activated The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in British Columbia have apologized after livestreaming a press conference on the murder of an American woman and an...
01:56, 07/22/2019

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn cancels hastily arranged Tokyo press conference Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn abruptly canceled plans on Friday for what would have been his first press conference since his arrest in November, af...
14:28, 06/28/2019

Trump tells reporters he's 'always right' during Oval Office press conference with Polish president President Trump said he's "ultimately ... always right" during a Wednesday press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda, and called the press "...
23:56, 06/12/2019

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn to hold press conference in Tokyo at 1200 GMT - source Nissan ex-Chairman Carlos Ghosn will hold a press conference in Tokyo at 9 p.m. (1200 GMT) on Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter....
08:42, 06/28/2019

Trump rips Dems' emotional press conference on Israel: ‘I don’t buy Rep. Tlaib’s tears’ President Trump tore into Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Tuesday for her emotional press conference alongside Rep. Ilhan Omar in which they condemned Israel fo...
20:14, 08/20/2019

E3 2019 schedule: Press conference live streams, start times, and what to expect There is no weekend of the year that gamers anticipate more than the weekend before E3. Over the next few days, the likes of Microsoft, Nintendo, EA, ...
16:28, 06/06/2019

Canadian Police Accidentally Livestream Double Homicide Press Conference Using Facebook’s Cat Filter Canada’s national police force live-streamed a press conference regarding a double homicide on Friday and added animated cat-like features to th...
19:28, 07/21/2019

Xbox E3 2019 press conference to feature ‘Halo Infinite’ gameplay, xCloud demos We’re less than a week away from the first press conferences of E3 2019, and although leaks have been few and far between up to this point, some...
02:28, 06/05/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta to hold press conference to address handling of Jeffrey Epstein Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon to address his handling the of the prosecution for...
18:42, 07/10/2019

Naomi Osaka abruptly ends press conference after first-round defeat at Wimbledon: 'Can I leave?' Naomi Osaka was upset in the first round at Wimbledon and overwhelming emotions appeared to be getting to her as she took part in the post-match news ...
20:00, 07/02/2019

'Worst mayor ever': Bill de Blasio heckled by protesters during Trump Tower press conference New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's press conference on his city's version of the "Green New Deal," which took place within the lobby of Trump Tower,...
00:42, 05/14/2019

Lionel Messi to give first Barcelona press conference in four years as club close ranks for Copa del Rey Final Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique will join Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde in the team's pre-match press conference ahead of the Copa del Rey Final again...
09:28, 05/24/2019

Chelsea news LIVE: Frank Lampard press conference and today's transfer gossip and rumours After kicking off the Frank Lampard era with a pair of pre-season fixtures in Ireland, Chelsea touched down in Tokyo on Tuesday morning as they step u...
09:14, 07/16/2019

Nintendo E3 2019 live stream: Watch Nintendo’s E3 press conference right here With just left hours to go before the doors to the LACC open for everyone planning to attend E3 2019, Nintendo will stream its latest Nintendo Direct ...
22:28, 06/11/2019

Watch Live: Donald Trump and Theresa May’s Joint Press Conference Live From the U.K. State Visit President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May are holding a joint press conference in London, after a key meeting between the two lead...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Bellator London: James Gallagher reveals what was said during press conference row with Jeremiah Labiano 'coach' James Gallagher accused a man he believed to be Jeremiah Labiano's coach of disrespecting him and urged him to sit there 'and shut your f****** mouth'...
00:42, 06/21/2019

Rahul Gandhi Press Meet Passes Sold For A Lakh: Suspended Congress Leader Suspended Congress leader Karate R Thiagarajan on Saturday alleged security lapse during party chief Rahul Gandhi's recent visit to Chennai, claiming ...
21:00, 06/29/2019

Square Enix E3 2019 live stream: Watch Square Enix’s E3 press conference here Closing out the third day of press conferences at E3 2019, Square Enix is going to take the stage on Monday night at 6 PM PT / 9 PM ET to show us all ...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Xbox E3 live stream: Watch the Xbox E3 2019 press conference live right here With Sony sitting E3 out for the first time this year, Microsoft has the opportunity to dictate the narrative of the show. This is, by default, the bi...
21:42, 06/09/2019

Ubisoft E3 2019 live stream: Watch Ubisoft’s E3 press conference live right here The E3 2019 show floor still isn’t open yet, but the press conferences are still going strong, with Ubisoft set to take the stage at 1 PM PT / 4...
05:00, 06/11/2019

What Happens Next in the Hong Kong Protests Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong rolled into their 11th week, but things took a dramatic turn after protestors decided to occupy Hong Kong’s ...
14:42, 08/16/2019

Why Hong Kong Is Still Protesting and Where It May Go Next What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has erupted into a broader challen...
13:14, 08/07/2019

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...
12:42, 06/15/2019

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city regularly displays its penchant for protest. Recent demonstrations forced the local ...
03:56, 07/02/2019

Why Hong Kong is protesting Hong Kong is facing a major political crisis as it heads into a 10th week of mass demonstrations. What started as a movement against a controversial l...
03:00, 08/14/2019

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 ...
06:28, 06/10/2019

Traveling to Hong Kong? Here's what you need to know Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and po...
19:00, 08/15/2019

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...
13:42, 06/12/2019

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...
14:56, 06/11/2019

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...
11:56, 06/24/2019

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...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong hit by another weekend of protests Hong Kong began another volatile weekend on Saturday, with anti-government protests taking place across the city, including one at the international a...
14:00, 08/10/2019

What Is the Chinese Military Doing in Hong Kong? The People’s Liberation Army has kept a low profile in the city since China resumed control. But the recent protests have some fearing it could emerge...
12:14, 07/25/2019

How Hong Kong has changed since handover Hong Kong is a city that never stops moving -- but midway through a 50-year political experiment as it transitions to Chinese rule, not everyone here ...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Why are Hong Kong protesters at the airport? HKG, Hong Kong's international airport, is one of the busiest in Asia. And it had emerged as a key protest target before today's mass gathering, as an...
03:00, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters besieged the city’s police headquarters, extending a political crisis in the city sparked by a proposed extradition law that t...
07:56, 06/22/2019

Is Hong Kong still safe to visit? Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and po...
00:42, 08/17/2019

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...
10:14, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Unrest: ‘We Cannot Give Up’ As protests in Hong Kong increasingly escalate into violent clashes, demonstrators, government supporters and others reflect on where the movement is ...
06:14, 07/29/2019

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...
18:42, 07/10/2019

Hong Kong’s Protests: ‘We Need to Resist’ As protests in Hong Kong increasingly escalate into violent clashes, demonstrators, government supporters and others reflect on where the movement is ...
09:56, 07/28/2019

The Hong Kong Protests, Explained The Hong Kong protests arose out of a seemingly-innocuous bill, exposing longstanding tensions between residents of the quasi-independent city and Bei...
01:56, 08/15/2019

China's new tactic in Hong Kong It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving...
14:28, 08/08/2019

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...
23:28, 06/19/2019

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...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong braces for further political turmoil Hong Kong residents are bracing for further political turmoil as the territory’s government prepares to send the legislature a widely opposed bill tha...
12:14, 06/11/2019

U.S. Raises Travel Advisory on Hong Kong The U.S. raised the level of its advisory for citizens traveling to Hong Kong, asking them to exercise increased caution and citing nearly two months ...
17:14, 08/08/2019

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...
11:28, 06/11/2019

What's Happening In Hong Kong? Key Questions, Answered. Hong Kong's airport is one of the busiest in the world. On Monday and Tuesday, protesters effectively shut it down with sit-ins that forced officials ...
06:14, 08/14/2019

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...
17:28, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers scuffle in parliament One person apparently fainted during melee prompted by row over extradition lawHong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos on Saturday as la...
11:56, 05/11/2019

Protesters cripple Hong Kong airport for a 2nd day Pro-democracy demonstrators severely crippled Hong Kong’s international airport for a second day, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights ...
18:28, 08/13/2019

Strikes bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong was hit by widespread strikes Monday that brought chaos to much of the city's transport network, including Hong Kong International Airport, ...
14:00, 08/06/2019

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...
17:42, 06/11/2019

Democracy, Property and Oligarchy in Hong Kong Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on dee...
11:42, 08/08/2019

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 suspects...
18:28, 06/10/2019

China 'won't allow' Hong Kong discussion at G20 summit China has insisted that protests in Hong Kong will not be on the G20 agenda in Japan this weekend. US President Donald Trump intends to bring up the i...
12:56, 06/24/2019

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong protests 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...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong isn't just battling on the streets: There is also a war on misinformation While Hong Kong protesters wage pitched battles with police on the street, fake news and misinformation are being spread online, fueling fear and susp...
18:01, 08/12/2019

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...
13:14, 07/01/2019

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...
14:56, 06/28/2019

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam&#...
09:42, 06/11/2019

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...
16:00, 06/08/2019

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...
16:14, 06/07/2019

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...
14:28, 07/02/2019

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G20 Leaders for Help Beijing has already said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the upcoming G20 summit. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backin...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong protesters shut down airport One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's main termin...
02:00, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong hit by another weekend of protests Hong Kong began another volatile weekend on Saturday, with anti-government protests taking place across the city, including one at the international a...
12:00, 08/10/2019

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 embl...
20:28, 07/01/2019

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, according to people familiar with the matter, a move that...
12:14, 05/28/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Square Off With Police Violence between protesters and police spread across five districts late Saturday, with several police stations besieged and hundreds of residents pou...
01:28, 08/04/2019

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...
23:14, 07/23/2019

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...
03:14, 06/13/2019

IN PHOTOS: Hong Kong protests around the world Pro-democracy demonstrations in support of Hong Kong sprouted in major cities across the world this weekend, ranging from Paris to Tokyo to Vancouver....
04:56, 08/19/2019

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...
20:14, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong's Government Faces Dissent From Within A contentious extradition bill, and the public unrest it has triggered, have helped provoke a rare wave of dissent from within the government’s own ra...
19:00, 08/02/2019

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...
22:28, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protesters take aim at Chinese traders Hong Kong activists gathered to protest against mainland Chinese traders in a town near the border on Saturday, seeking to channel energy from huge de...
11:14, 07/13/2019

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...
19:00, 06/12/2019

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...
17:14, 06/15/2019

Girl, 16, among 44 charged with rioting in Hong Kong Hong Kong police have charged 44 people, including more than a dozen students, with rioting after an illegal protest Sunday spiraled into chaos and br...
11:00, 07/31/2019

Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march scheduled to take place Saturday in one of the world's most dens...
14:42, 08/03/2019

China is blaming the US for Hong Kong protests The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States of influencing the increasingly violent pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hong...
11:28, 08/01/2019

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...
19:28, 07/22/2019

Demonstrators and police clash in Hong Kong Police use pepper spray and truncheons after peaceful march in border districtClashes broke out between police and protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday...
15:56, 07/13/2019

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 ...
18:00, 07/11/2019

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 ...
09:14, 07/23/2019

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, ...
14:00, 07/11/2019

Why China won't send the tanks into Hong Kong There are reasons why the paramilitary troops of the Peoples Armed Police have not yet rolled across the border crossing at Shenzhen to crush the prot...
19:00, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong protesters swarm Mong Kok Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march happening Saturday in one of the world's most densely populated ...
14:42, 08/03/2019

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize t...
05:14, 08/19/2019

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 ...
14:00, 06/20/2019

A recession in Hong Kong is 'inevitable,' says economist Andy Xie, an independent economist, says Hong Kong's business people have political power and are "running the place," and that's what'...
16:42, 08/14/2019

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...
05:14, 06/21/2019

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...
19:28, 07/05/2019

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...
19:28, 06/17/2019

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A technology-driven quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn ...
11:14, 07/26/2019

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...
04:42, 06/17/2019

Sea of protesters bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled l...
23:56, 06/16/2019

Stand-off in Hong Kong: ‘Get out of the airport,’ they said. ‘Something’s going to happen’ The comedian describes how he was caught up in ‘extraordinary’ scenes at Hong Kong airport as protesters’ anger boiled overWhen I first landed in Hong...
16:14, 08/17/2019

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...
21:56, 06/11/2019

More than 20 charged with rioting appear in Hong Kong court A Hong Kong court has heard the charges against more than 20 Hong Kong protesters who have been accused of rioting — the most serious charge brought s...
10:14, 07/31/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against extradition law Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Hong Kong amid fear that changes to an extradition law will threaten the territory's independent lega...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.     ...
23:28, 07/28/2019

China: Hong Kong protesters 'no different to terrorists' Flights have resumed at Hong Kong airport after two days of clashes between pro-democracy supporters and riot police, as China said anti-government pr...
12:42, 08/14/2019

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...
11:42, 06/12/2019

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...
20:00, 06/19/2019

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...
15:28, 06/12/2019

Next Door to Hong Kong, Little Sympathy for the Protesters Shenzhen residents are more culturally linked to Hong Kong than many in China, but conversations with citizens revealed no taste for the kind of anti-...
00:28, 08/20/2019

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...
12:28, 06/12/2019

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...
15:42, 07/19/2019

Police, protesters prepare for another showdown in Hong Kong Protesters and police are preparing for a likely showdown in central Hong Kong, one day after clashes led to 11 arrests and left at least two dozen in...
07:00, 07/28/2019

Hong Kong protesters, police ready for another likely clash Protesters and police are preparing for a likely showdown in central Hong Kong, one day after clashes led to 11 arrests and left at least two dozen in...
09:28, 07/28/2019

Police and protesters clash throughout Hong Kong on third day of unrest Authorities fire teargas and rubber bullets at demonstrators who defied ban on rallyingA very modern protest: Hongkongers take struggle to UKHong Kong...
02:42, 07/29/2019

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...
14:00, 07/22/2019

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....
02:42, 07/02/2019

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 ...
14:00, 05/20/2019

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, Carr...
05:42, 07/02/2019

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...
05:28, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong's protests present a 'serious challenge': MTR chief Jacob Kam of MTR says the company respects the Hong Kong protesters' rights and freedom to express their views, but hopes they won't disrupt...
07:42, 08/09/2019

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...
10:14, 07/22/2019

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...
04:56, 07/02/2019

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...
16:00, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong airport occupied by hundreds of protesters Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series of...
10:56, 08/09/2019

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...
15:56, 07/22/2019

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...
14:28, 07/01/2019

Beijing suggests it could mobilize troops in Hong Kong if necessary China's defense ministry on Wednesday indicated that the People's Liberation Army could be deployed in Hong Kong as protests continue in the...
13:14, 07/24/2019

China waiting out Hong Kong protests, but backlash may come China has dismissed Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters as clowns and criminals while bemoaning growing violence surrounding the monthslong demonstrati...
05:14, 08/10/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Take Their Grievances to City's Airport Travelers to Hong Kong were greeted by more than a thousand black-clad protesters, as antigovernment demonstrators took their grievances to the city’s...
21:00, 07/26/2019

| China says army can be deployed at Hong Kong's request China issued a stark reminder that its army could be deployed in Hong Kong if city authorities requested support in maintaining "public order" after w...
19:56, 07/24/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong march shortened due to disruption Organizers of a protest march in Hong Kong have changed the ending point because of an ongoing protest by a smaller group trying to smash its way into...
10:42, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong Police Ban a March to Protest Mob Violence The march was planned for a satellite town where a gang of men targeted protesters, injuring dozens. The police said it was too dangerous to go ahead....
17:56, 07/25/2019

Hong Kong lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black joined a silent march in Hong Kong on Thursday to protest proposed amendments to an extradition law t...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Police and protesters clash in downtown Hong Kong Hong Kong police fired tear gas at demonstrators, as petrol bombs exploded in the downtown bar district of Wan Chai on Sunday evening as clashes durin...
17:29, 08/11/2019

Why a pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker raised the ire of protesters A pro-Beijing lawmaker who has become a figure of hate among pro-democracy circles in Hong Kong has issued a direct threat to his opponents after vand...
10:00, 07/24/2019

The Latest: Police say they will clear Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Hong Kong police have an...
17:14, 07/01/2019

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...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Police use tear gas to quell Hong Kong protest Police carrying riot shields and firing tear gas moved in shortly after midnight to clear protesters, who hours earlier, swarmed into the legislature&...
00:28, 07/02/2019

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.     ...
17:28, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Converge on the International Airport for a Three-Day Sit-In Protesters converged on Hong Kong’s international airport Friday, kicking off a three-day sit-in and the first of several rallies planned for th...
16:42, 08/09/2019

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...
10:28, 07/23/2019

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...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Ai Weiwei has ‘no trust’ UK can intervene in Hong Kong crisis Artist fears Britain will take no responsibility and is seen by China as ‘nothing’ Ai Weiwei, the Chinese dissident artist and activist, has said he h...
17:00, 08/09/2019

| 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...
22:42, 07/01/2019

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...
23:00, 05/21/2019

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...
02:14, 07/01/2019

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 ...
23:56, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong police to mark protesters with colored dye Police in Hong Kong say they will spray protesters for identification purposes. China's official news agency has warned that Beijing will not let the ...
20:00, 08/04/2019

Hong Kong police arrest 20 as protests continue On Saturday police fired multiple tear gas rounds in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, the latest escalation after ...
14:28, 08/04/2019

First of 2 Hong Kong rallies underway after clashes, arrests The first of two planned protests in Hong Kong on Sunday has kicked off from a public park just hours after police said they arrested more than 20 peo...
10:28, 08/04/2019

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 terri...
11:42, 06/03/2019

Group of Hong Kong activists says will not back down on demands: TV A group of activists dressed in the Hong Kong protest uniform of masks and hard hats held a widely televised news conference Tuesday and urged the cit...
10:00, 08/06/2019

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...
23:28, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong's lawyers march against 'political prosecutions' Around 3,000 legal professionals pile pressure on justice department in ninth week of protests Thousands of Hong Kong’s legal professionals have stage...
22:28, 08/07/2019

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...
20:42, 07/02/2019

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...
09:28, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong police arrest 20 people after protests The first of two protests planned for Sunday has kicked off after a night of violent demonstrations. China's official news agency has warned that Beij...
20:00, 08/04/2019

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, ...
06:14, 07/08/2019

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 ...
06:00, 07/08/2019

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...
07:14, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong protests: The police lost the battle, but the war's not over Even as we put on our gas masks and walked towards the throng of "black shirts", the youths who are the driving force behind this anti-government prot...
08:56, 08/06/2019

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...
21:56, 07/03/2019

Another Tesla may have spontaneously caught fire in Hong Kong Whether you’re a fan of Tesla or convinced that the company is destined to fail spectacularly, it’s impossible to deny that Tesla manufact...
03:28, 05/14/2019

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....
13:42, 07/04/2019

| Pro-democracy push causes transport chaos in Hong Kong Peak-hour morning train travel and international flights in Hong Kong were thrown into chaos as pro-democracy protesters launched an attempted city-wi...
23:42, 08/05/2019

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 ...
20:00, 07/03/2019

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 ...
08:14, 07/05/2019

| 148 arrested in Hong Kong during Monday's protests - police Hong Kong police say 148 people were arrested during running battles with protesters the day before, the largest daily toll since huge pro-democracy p...
21:42, 08/06/2019

| 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...
15:56, 07/09/2019

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 ...
07:42, 05/29/2019

Chinese gov't concerned for growing Hong Kong protests China's top political liaison to Hong Kong warned Wednesday the island territory faces its most serious threat since it returned to Beijing's control ...
00:28, 08/08/2019

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...
13:42, 07/15/2019

More Than 100 Flights Cancelled In Hong Kong Amid Protests More than 100 flights were cancelled in Hong Kong on Monday morning with airport authorities warning passengers of potential disruption, as pro-democr...
08:00, 08/05/2019

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...
03:28, 07/17/2019

| 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...
05:56, 07/17/2019

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...
12:28, 07/18/2019

China backs police in Hong Kong unrest Beijing has urged protesters to renounce violence, saying it's having a "disheartening" effect on the economy. The mainland government said it "strong...
12:42, 07/29/2019

Beijing reiterates support for Hong Kong's Lam, police China reiterated on Monday its support for Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, and its police, and called on Hong Kong people to oppose violence following...
11:28, 07/29/2019

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...
16:56, 06/04/2019

Beijing to speak out after weeks of Hong Kong protests China's top Hong Kong policy official will on Monday speak publicly for the first time about escalating protests in the semi-autonomous city over the ...
03:00, 07/29/2019

| 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...
09:43, 07/06/2019

Hong Kong protesters appear in court on riot charges Authorities have levied the most serious charges — with a 10-year sentence — against protesters since demonstrations began last month. Pro-democracy a...
12:42, 07/31/2019

More Than 20 Protesters Charged With Rioting Appear in Hong Kong Court (HONG KONG) — Supporters rallied outside a court in Hong Kong on Wednesday ahead of an appearance by 23 fellow protesters who have been charged ...
17:28, 07/31/2019

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...
17:56, 07/11/2019

Freedoms make Hong Kong special, says UK's Hunt Britain said on Tuesday it would not compromise on its commitment to Hong Kong freedoms and cautioned China that repression was no way to solve the cr...
14:42, 07/02/2019

Chaotic scenes at Hong Kong legislature over extradition law There have been chaotic scenes at Hong Kong’s legislative assembly as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory’s extraditio...
06:56, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong legislators brawl over contentious extradition law Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong's legislature on Saturday between pro-democracy lawmakers and those loyal to Beijing over an extradition law that will...
06:56, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong says dollar peg working well, no large outflows The Hong Kong dollar peg with the U.S. dollar is working normally and there are no signs of large capital flows in or out of the city, despite recent ...
07:14, 08/08/2019

Chinese army condemns Hong Kong protests China's military chief in Hong Kong condemned ongoing protests on the island, stating in his first public comments on the months of unrest that they t...
17:56, 08/01/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests Scuffles broke out on Sunday between protesters and police officers in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong, one day after similar clashes at another protest...
12:42, 07/14/2019

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...
16:56, 07/14/2019

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...
16:56, 07/14/2019

Budweiser Brewer Plans $7 Billion Hong Kong IPO The Asian business of beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev filed an application to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange, moving closer toward a multibillio...
14:28, 05/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters apologize for disrupting lives HONG KONG (AP) — A small group of Hong Kong protesters have handed out flyers and bowed to passers-by to apologize for a demonstration that jammed the...
14:42, 06/25/2019

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...
12:14, 06/12/2019

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...
14:14, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protesters move back to the streets Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong shifted out of the airport and back into the streets on Wednesday — as the Chinese appeared to amass paramili...
06:14, 08/15/2019

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that harden...
07:56, 08/15/2019

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...
14:00, 06/20/2019

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...
13:14, 06/20/2019

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...
13:14, 06/20/2019

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has ...
12:14, 06/20/2019

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...
19:28, 06/12/2019

How Trump Could Quickly Raise the Stakes in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have flooded the streets of Hong Kong for weeks and even forced the airport to close, but U.S. President Donald Trump has lar...
13:00, 08/15/2019

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...
04:14, 06/13/2019

The Latest: No debate set for Hong Kong bill after protests A Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no time has been set aside for debate on a highly controversial extradition law that has drawn large-sca...
06:42, 06/13/2019

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...
16:42, 06/19/2019

| 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...
08:00, 06/13/2019

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, c...
09:42, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong protests continue, despite airport setback Hong Kong demonstrators marked an annual festival by gathering at local police stations to denounce the heavy-handed tactics officers used against pro...
01:28, 08/15/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Hong Kong police have used tear gas, peppe...
10:28, 06/12/2019

Britain says Hong Kong is a litmus test for China Britain urged an independent investigation into the violence against protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a bill that would allow people to be sent to m...
14:28, 06/25/2019

Clashes at Hong Kong airport after flights halted Police and protesters clashed at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday after flights were disrupted for a second day as the political crisis in...
23:28, 08/13/2019

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...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong Protesters, Police Clash at Airport Police clashed with protesters at Hong Kong’s international airport late Tuesday, capping a second day of snarled travel plans with a bout of violence...
00:14, 08/14/2019

Clashes At Hong Kong Airport After Flights Disrupted For Second Day Police and protesters clashed at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday after flights were disrupted for a second day as the political crisis in...
01:00, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong Airport Resumes Flights After Protests Flights were departing Hong Kong airport largely on schedule on Wednesday morning, a day after pro-democracy protesters caused chaos with a disruptive...
06:14, 08/14/2019

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...
04:56, 06/24/2019

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 to...
11:28, 06/22/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Apologize After Chaos at Airport After ugly, violent scenes on Tuesday night, demonstrators promised to do better. “We apologize for our behavior but we are just too scared,” one post...
10:28, 08/14/2019

The Latest: Protesters against Hong Kong legislation gather HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy over Hong Kong’s extradition laws (all times local): 11 p.m. Protesters in Hong Kong opposed to l...
19:28, 06/11/2019

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...
16:56, 06/21/2019

The Moment a Hong Kong Policeman Pulled His Gun on Protesters A Wall Street Journal video shows an embattled officer pulling his sidearm to chase off assailants. Here’s how a day that began with a quiet protest g...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Ex-Filipino diplomat says he was barred entry to Hong Kong A former Philippine foreign secretary who accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court says he ...
09:14, 06/21/2019

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...
07:56, 06/12/2019

Protesters gather again outside Hong Kong government offices HONG KONG (AP) — Several hundred mainly student protesters have begun gathering outside Hong Kong government offices after a deadline passed for meeti...
05:14, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong spends billions to avert recession Hong Kong is pumping billions of dollars into its economy in a bid to avert a recession as the city's political crisis disrupts business and slams fin...
19:00, 08/15/2019

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...
22:42, 06/16/2019

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...
17:56, 06/14/2019

| 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...
18:56, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefully After 11 weeks of demonstrations, weary protesters fear only their ebbing stamina or Chinese troops will break the stalemateEllie Lau, a 21-year-old s...
12:56, 08/18/2019

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...
22:14, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong may suspend controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam is scheduled to hold a press conference, with media reporting she will back down on the bill. The proposed law has triggered th...
08:28, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong to Suspend Controversial Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s leader plans to suspend a contentious extradition bill that sparked violent confrontations between protesters and police, signaling a desi...
10:00, 06/15/2019

UK's Labour says government must talk to China over Hong Kong Britain's opposition Labour Party said the government should talk directly with China over Hong Kong and urged Chinese authorities to respect the 'on...
10:28, 08/19/2019

Denise Ho, the pop icon of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement Cantopop singer Denise Ho was successful in the Chinese market until she joined Hong Kong's democracy movement. Although her music is now banned in Ch...
12:28, 08/19/2019

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...
07:00, 06/17/2019

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...
14:42, 06/15/2019

'Hong Kong mob' — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their re...
22:00, 08/19/2019

Twitter, Facebook Act Against Disinformation on Hong Kong Protests Twitter took down more than 900 accounts that it said were part of a Chinese government campaign to discredit protesters in Hong Kong by spreading mis...
02:56, 08/20/2019

US Comments On Hong Kong "Gross Interference": China China on Monday lashed out at the United States for voicing alarm over the jailing of leaders of Hong Kong's democracy movement, calling Washington's ...
20:14, 04/29/2019

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 protes...
13:28, 06/16/2019

Employee at UK's consulate in Hong Kong detained in China Detention comes amid more than two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong An employee at the UK’s consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by m...
09:42, 08/20/2019

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. &...
11:00, 06/14/2019

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 operatin...
05:00, 06/18/2019

‘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...
12:14, 06/13/2019

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers: Lam, not Xi, to blame for unrest Hong Kong's progressive lawmakers say they are seeking reform within the policy of "one country, two systems" that binds their city-state to mainland ...
21:00, 08/15/2019

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...
13:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong's police describe their side of the protests On Thursday, more than two months into the worst unrest this city has seen in decades, senior police officers invited a group of journalists to the to...
21:28, 08/15/2019

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...
13:42, 06/13/2019

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...
14:56, 06/13/2019

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...
18:14, 06/18/2019

Trump says does not want to see a violent crackdown by China in Hong Kong U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would not want to see China violently suppressing protesters in Hong Kong and that President Xi Jinpin...
03:28, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong protesters call for 'Mulan' boycott Liu Yifei, the actress starring in Disney's upcoming live-action "Mulan", waded into the Hong Kong protest controversy on Thursday by expressing suppo...
11:28, 08/16/2019

Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the mediu...
11:56, 08/16/2019

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...
19:28, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong critical to China but uncertainty reigns China doesn't need the former Crown colony quite as much as it did back in 1997 when it switched from British rule. But the Special Administrative Reg...
19:28, 08/16/2019

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...
00:14, 06/14/2019

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...
09:14, 06/18/2019

'They are fighting for nothing': the view on Hong Kong protests from Shenzhen Armed troops are barracked in a stadium in Shenzhen, where citizens seem to back themThere was an uneasy sense of calm on Sunday in Shenzhen, the Chin...
05:42, 08/19/2019

UBS Hong Kong sponsor ban settles misconduct case After years of investigation, the Hong Kong SFC has come up with its verdict against UBS and three other banks for errant past IPOs. The fines are inc...
18:56, 04/28/2019

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...
16:42, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong Cancels More Flights After Protests Hit Airport Thousands of passengers remain stranded in Hong Kong for a second straight day, as hundreds of flights were canceled after antigovernment demonstrator...
09:42, 08/13/2019

'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 na...
05:28, 06/07/2019

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...
08:56, 06/09/2019

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong amid protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests and led to the temporary closur...
00:56, 08/13/2019

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...
13:56, 06/27/2019

Hong Kong readies for more protests on handover anniversary Thousands of people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of protests on the annive...
14:28, 06/30/2019

Activists Call On G20 Leaders To Help "Liberate" Hong Kong More than a thousand protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G20 summit to raise the plight of ...
09:14, 06/26/2019

'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...
04:56, 06/30/2019

Hong Kong's airport reopens, more than 200 flights canceled Hong Kong's airport reopened on Tuesday but its administrator warned that flight movements would still be affected, after China said protests that hav...
04:00, 08/13/2019

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...
09:56, 06/09/2019

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...
13:28, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters hit and run Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters on Saturday - sending tourists fleeing weeping in Kowloon - only for...
17:29, 08/11/2019

Hundreds Protest At Hong Kong Airport, Day After Shutdown Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters staged a new rally on Tuesday at Hong Kong's airport, a day after a massive demonstration there triggered a shutd...
14:56, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong: Police fire tear gas at protesters Protesters in Hong Kong have defied police demonstration bans and taken to the streets. Police used tear gas on protesters at a number of locations ac...
19:44, 08/11/2019

Tear gas fired in Hong Kong with no end in sight to protests Police have fired tear gas in confrontations with protesters in three parts of Hong Kong, as another evening of clashes began playing out in the Asian...
14:30, 08/11/2019

Hong Kong airport cancels flights due to protests The Hong Kong Airport Authority has canceled all flights on Monday as the island's airport has been engulfed with thousands of anti-government protest...
00:00, 08/13/2019

UK to suspend crowd control supplies to Hong Kong LONDON (AP) — Britain’s foreign secretary says the country will refrain from issuing export licenses for crowd control equipment to Hong Kong un...
16:28, 06/25/2019

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...
18:56, 06/10/2019

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...
17:28, 06/30/2019

Hong Kong police clash with protesters at airport Chaotic scenes were reported outside Hong Kong's airport after police used pepper spray on protesters who blocked a police van. Flights at the airport...
19:15, 08/13/2019

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...
16:56, 06/29/2019

US and China row over 'dangerous' Hong Kong reports on diplomat The US has slammed Chinese-backed media in Hong Kong for their reports on a US envoy who met pro-democracy activists. China is trying to frame mass pr...
22:00, 08/10/2019

Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining departing flights for the second day after protesters took over the terminals.    ...
16:56, 08/13/2019

Protesters urge discussion of Hong Kong issues at G-20 HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters In Hong Kong opposed to contentious extradition legislation are calling on leaders of the U.S., the European Union and oth...
06:14, 06/26/2019

China vows no ‘mercy’ for Hong Kong protesters Chinese authorities accused Hong Kong demonstrators of engaging in "terrorism" and promised to stamp out protests mercilessly after a weekend of bruta...
23:14, 08/12/2019

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 ...
13:28, 06/28/2019

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...
09:14, 06/18/2019

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...
10:00, 06/14/2019