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| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam

Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversial extradition bill....

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam

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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 another weekend of clashes between protesters and...
14:00, 07/29/2019

Hong Kong leader says she never discussed resigning with Beijing Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she had never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the Chinese-ruled city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a record...
14:42, 09/03/2019

Chinese K-Pop Stars Voice Support for Beijing’s One-China Policy on Hong Kong (HONG KONG) — At least eight pop stars from mainland China and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of ...
23:42, 08/19/2019

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 is grappling with the city's greatest political cr...
16:14, 07/11/2019

Hong Kong leader says Beijing supports decision to withdraw extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that the decision to formally withdraw the controversial extradition bill that has led to months of violent protests in the city was her own....
18:42, 09/05/2019

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 historic anti-government protests rocked the city....
08:42, 06/17/2019

Responding to leaked recording, Hong Kong leader says she never tendered resignation to Beijing Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a voice recording...
15:00, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says No Need for Beijing to Intervene in Protests Amid Escalating Violence Following a weekend of escalating violence between pro-democracy demonstrators and police, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Tuesday insisted her administration has not “lost control.” While rep...
22:42, 08/27/2019

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 on Thursday....
17:28, 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 on Thursday....
12:42, 06/24/2019

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 in Hong Kong....
15:00, 06/11/2019

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 Conflict Zone meets Ronny Tong, an adviser to Lam....
16:42, 07/11/2019

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 vandals attacked his office and the graves of his pare...
09:42, 07/24/2019

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 Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising against chief ex...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Beijing Digs In on Hong Kong Extradition Bill China signaled no retreat from pursuing legislation to allow extradition from Hong Kong, despite massive weekend protests against the proposed law in the Chinese territory....
14:00, 06/10/2019

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 escalating trade tensions with the U.S....
10:00, 06/17/2019

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 semi-autonomous city....
12:42, 07/24/2019

| Merkel in Beijing says Hong Kong freedoms must be 'guaranteed' German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing....
18:00, 09/06/2019

Hong Kong Tycoon Warns Protesters and Beijing Against Violence Hong Kong’s richest man bought the full front pages of many local newspapers to run a pair of ads—one aimed at the Chinese government, the other at demonstrators....
05:42, 08/17/2019

Chinese pop stars back Beijing over Hong Kong protests Patriotic posts have been uploaded from some of the music industry's biggest stars in the region. They are seen as a show of support for China against the demonstrators in Hong Kong....
23:42, 08/19/2019

Chinese K-pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong At least eight K-pop stars from China and even one from Taiwan and one from Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and under...
11:14, 08/19/2019

The High School Course Beijing Accuses of Radicalizing Hong Kong Pro-Beijing officials say a course that teaches critical thinking has created a generation of rebels. Students and teachers say it has made them more engaged with society....
23:00, 09/01/2019

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong HONG KONG — At least eight pop stars from mainland China and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment...
02:28, 08/20/2019

Beijing’s reaction to Hong Kong protests has been muted. Will that continue? After suppressing information about the protests earlier this week, China’s state-controlled media started reporting some details Thursday, although they distorted some facts....
19:14, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Urge Governments to Confront Beijing at G-20 Bands of Hong Kong protesters are urging foreign governments to confront Beijing at the G-20 summit over moves they say infringe on the city’s autonomy, a strategy that risks antagonizing China’s gove...
01:14, 06/27/2019

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar comments provoked a tongue-lashing in Beijing....
02:56, 06/15/2019

With Hong Kong divided, Beijing tries new tactic to discredit protesters It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive week of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving an inch of ground....
02:28, 08/08/2019

Beijing says 'radical' Hong Kong protests are an 'undisguised challenge' The Chinese government has denounced Monday night's violent protests in Hong Kong as "radical," terming them an "undisguised challenge" to the city's system of governance....
14:28, 07/02/2019

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 controversial extradition bill after being released from priso...
11:14, 06/17/2019

Civil servants join Hong Kong protests as Beijing accuses US Hong Kong civil servants have joined anti-government street protests while China’s top diplomat accused the U.S. and other Western nations of “fanning the flames” of the demonstrations...
03:14, 08/03/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety and security.        ...
16:56, 08/16/2019

With Hong Kong divided, Beijing tries new tactic to discredit protest movement 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 an inch of ground....
03:14, 08/08/2019

Beijing says Hong Kong is facing its biggest crisis since 1997 handover Hong Kong is facing its biggest crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday....
07:14, 08/07/2019

Authorities Begin Arrests in Hong Kong as Beijing Ramps Up the Rhetoric Hong Kong police have arrested a suspect in relation to the July 1 ransacking of the legislature, while Beijing intensified its condemnation of the protests and of political leaders in Britain, who ha...
09:28, 07/04/2019

The Ransacking of Hong Kong’s Legislature Prompts a ‘Zero Tolerance’ Warning From Beijing While hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters, including families toting young children, marched through the sweltering Hong Kong afternoon on Monday to express their opposition to a divisive ext...
16:00, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong remains vital economic asset for Beijing, despite unrest ith mainland China’s economic rise, Hong Kong is no longer the undisputed center for business and finance in the region. But it still plays an indispensable role that Beijing will be loath to undermin...
02:00, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam says withdrawal of extradition bill own decision, not Beijing’s Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Thursday insisted the decision to withdraw the controversial extradition bill that sparked months of tense protests was her government’s own decision, and not t...
15:56, 09/05/2019

Hong Kong supporters ‘stunned' by pro-Beijing harassment in Australia and New Zealand College students who support Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activists have been “stunned” to find themselves harassed in other countries by counterprotesters aligned with the government in Beijing....
03:14, 07/31/2019

Hong Kong holds somber Tiananmen vigil as Beijing goes into lockdown Tens of thousands joined a somber candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of Chinese troops opening fire on student-led democracy protesters in and around Tiananmen Squa...
19:14, 06/04/2019

Hong Kong protesters risk arrest as Beijing steps up warnings Thousands gather in Kowloon as tension mounts in former British colonyThousands of demonstrators marched in Hong Kong on Saturday, facing the threat of arrest and increasingly severe warnings from Bei...
15:42, 08/03/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. Catha...
14:56, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam’s puzzling apology: Did Beijing blink? And, if so, why? On Sunday, another massive protest in Hong Kong rallied against chief executive Carrie Lam, demanding her to withdraw a controversial extradition bill and step down. Neither of those demands were met....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Beijing Denounces Hong Kong Protesters After Unrest Enters Its Ninth Week The top Chinese government department responsible for handling Hong Kong affairs denounced the ongoing unrest Monday, after another weekend of violent clashes between antigovernment demonstrators and ...
13:14, 07/29/2019

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at the worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping....
10:42, 06/13/2019

Beijing’s game plan for stifling the Hong Kong protests is now clear | Sebastian Veg Manipulation of public opinion and pressure on the region’s businesses, universities and judiciary are part of the strategyAs protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition law enter their ...
06:56, 08/16/2019

Beijing says the Hong Kong police are 'fully capable' of punishing criminal activities The Hong Kong government and police are "fully capable" of punishing criminal activities and restoring public order, a spokesperson for China's Hong Kong Affairs Office said on Tuesday....
11:14, 08/07/2019

Trump Says Beijing Should Resolve the Hong Kong Crisis ‘Humanely’ if It Wants a Trade Deal President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to tie a peaceful resolution of the unrest gripping Hong Kong to a trade deal with the Chinese government, the same day the State Department raised concern...
14:01, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong protests, Beijing's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through the business community, which worries about the imp...
09:14, 07/03/2019

Some in Hong Kong’s Pro-Beijing Camp Break Ranks, Calling for Delay of Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s leader said it would be impossible to rush through an extradition bill after unrest in the wake of clashes between the police and protesters....
11:56, 06/14/2019

Beijing says the Hong Kong police is 'fully capable' of punishing criminal activities The Hong Kong government and police are "fully capable" of punishing criminal activities and restoring public order, a spokesperson for China's Hong Kong Affairs Office said on Tuesday....
15:42, 08/06/2019

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping....
13:42, 06/13/2019

Beijing Asserts Power to Declare Emergency to Quell Hong Kong Unrest China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs laid out specific measures for the city’s leader to address long-running protests. Earlier, the city’s leader, Carrie Lam, had insisted her government can deal...
18:42, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong's black-clad protesters target Beijing's representative office Thousands of protesters descended on China's representative office in Hong Kong on Sunday, as anger over an extradition bill morphs into a fresh front against what many see as a broader erosion of fre...
15:00, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Beijing Warnings, as Police Fire Tear Gas A day of protest began with a “family friendly” rally but ended with fires on a busy shopping street, tear gas and a tunnel under the harbor blocked....
19:56, 08/10/2019

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong airport as Beijing condemns 'terrorism' Almost 200 flights were canceled to and from Hong Kong Monday, as thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down one of the busiest airports in Asia following violent clashes with police over the wee...
20:33, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong Police Draw Protester Rage, but Beijing Doesn't Think They're Tough Enough Hong Kong’s police are caught between a local population that accuses them of inflaming protests by using excessive force and mainland authorities who are urging them to get tougher to end the crisis....
13:42, 08/08/2019

Thousands resume Hong Kong protests, China media warns Beijing won't 'sit idly by' Thousands of protesters took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday, a day after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police, and as China's official news agency warned Beijing will not le...
12:28, 08/04/2019

Hong Kong marchers pelt Beijing Liaison Office with eggs in latest protest Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy marchers took the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, marking the sixth straight week of anti-government rallies in the Chinese city....
19:14, 07/21/2019

Chinese state media slams attack on Beijing representative's office in Hong Kong An attack on the office of Beijing's representative in Hong Kong by protesters was a "blatant challenge to the central government" and will not be tolerated, state news agency Xinhua said in an editor...
04:42, 07/22/2019

Hong Kong could lose special trade status if Beijing intervenes in protests: official A 1992 U.S. law affords Hong Kong preferential treatment in matters of trade and economics compared with China. Areas of special treatment include visas, law enforcement and investment....
10:15, 08/14/2019

'Prepared to Die': Hong Kong Protesters Embrace Hard-Core Tactics, Challenge Beijing Some activists have largely rejected the strategies of veteran leaders of past pro-democracy movements. The shift in attitude means the city’s resistance has become the biggest open rebellion against ...
07:14, 08/06/2019

Trump may raise Hong Kong protests with Xi as city remains a thorn in Beijing's side Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after protesters swarmed the city's streets for the third ...
10:14, 06/17/2019

McConnell warns Beijing any violent crackdown of Hong Kong protests 'unacceptable' – live Senate majority leader says: ‘The world is watching’USCIS announces new ‘public charge rule’ on green cardsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.27am BST FBI agents are furious with...
02:14, 08/13/2019

Beijing supports Hong Kong move to delay extradition bill, condemns violent acts The central government in Beijing has expressed its support, respect and understanding for Hong Kong's decision to suspend an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China to f...
14:28, 06/15/2019

Chinese diplomat warns Beijing ‘will not sit on its hands’; military runs drills near Hong Kong border The Chinese ambassador in the United Kingdom issued a stern warning Thursday, saying that Beijing will “not sit on its hands” amid ongoing near-daily street protests in Hong Kong....
11:14, 08/16/2019

Beijing Dismisses Hong Kong’s Radical Protesters as Separatist ‘Thugs’ Bent on ‘Political Intimidation’ China has doubled down on what it has termed a “color revolution” in the restive enclave of Hong Kong, dismissing a hardline minority of protesters as “thugs” attempting to tur...
21:42, 09/03/2019

Beijing says Hong Kong protests 'show signs of terrorism.' If you only watch state media, you probably agree Out-of-control mobs beating up police. Crazed separatists throwing petrol bombs and vandalizing government buildings. The symbols of the country insulted and humiliated. Local authorities overwhelmed ...
12:14, 08/13/2019

‘Any Attempt to Play With Fire Will Only Backfire.’ Beijing Issues Stern Warning to Hong Kong Protesters The Chinese government issued its harshest rebuke of Hong Kong’s protests to date Tuesday, condemning recent actions as a threat to the city’s rule of law and warning that the “handf...
17:42, 08/06/2019

Hong Kong leader 'sorry' and 'should have done better' Hong Kong's leader has offered her "sincere apology" following mass protests against a proposed extradition law, but has not said she will scrap the bill....
12:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Call for U.S. Support Tens of thousands of demonstrators called on the U.S. to protect human rights in Hong Kong, capping a weekend of smaller, heated protests that continued even after the government’s recent attempt at c...
11:28, 09/08/2019

China says it will support Hong Kong to pass extradition law China said on Monday it will continue to support the Hong Kong government to pass an extradition law, after more than one million people protested in the city to thwart a proposal that would allow sus...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters ask Angela Merkel for support Activist Joshua Wong urged the German Chancellor to use her trip to China to speak on behalf of pro-democracy protesters. Meanwhile, reports suggest Lam is expected to withdraw the controversial extra...
10:28, 09/04/2019

Beijing issues ominous warning after 'atrocities,' but Hong Kong protesters undeterred Protests rocking Hong Kong were condemned by China's mainland government as a challenge to Beijing's authority, but activists were undeterred.        ...
21:42, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will not resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam maintained that she has no plans to resign in the face of a turbulent pro-democracy movement that held a general strike leading to more than 100 flight cancellations and ma...
09:14, 08/05/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she would ‘quit’ if she could HONG KONG – Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused “unforgivable havoc” by igniting the political crisis engulfing the city and would quit if she had a choice, acc...
00:42, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she would 'quit' if she could Hong Kong has been convulsed by sometimes violent protests and mass demonstrations since June, in response to a proposed law that would allow people suspected of crimes on the mainland to be extradite...
03:28, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong's elderly march in support of young protesters Senior citizens in Hong Kong have taken to the streets in support of the youths at the forefront of month-long protests against a widely-hated extradition bill....
03:42, 07/18/2019

Hong Kong protesters stage airport sit-in for international support Pro-democracy protesters held a sit-in in the arrivals hall of Hong Kong's airport. City leaders have said they will not concede to protesters' demands....
23:14, 08/09/2019

China reiterates support for Hong Kong government on extradition law China's central government firmly supports the Hong Kong government in passing an extradition law allowing people to be sent to mainland China for trial, the foreign ministry reiterated on Wednesday....
13:14, 06/12/2019

Mainland Chinese Sneak Into Hong Kong's Protests---to Support the Cause A cohort of mainland Chinese have joined the demonstrations in Hong Kong, taking extraordinary risks to support a society that offers freedoms unavailable back home....
13:56, 08/28/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Flood Streets to Call for U.S. Support Tens of thousands of demonstrators called on the U.S. to protect human rights in Hong Kong, capping a weekend of smaller, heated protests that continued even after the government’s recent attempt at c...
17:00, 09/08/2019

China says will continue to support Hong Kong Chief Executive Lam China said on Monday it will continue to support Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, after two million protesters took to the streets with a demand for her to step down....
09:42, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong leader: U.S. involvement 'unnecessary, 'inappropriate' After a weekend that saw protesters call on the United States to support their pro-democracy movement, Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam called U.S. involvement "extremely inappropriate."...
16:00, 09/10/2019

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 her handling of a bill that would allow citizens to ...
20:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader: U.S. involvement "unnecessary" and "inappropriate" After a weekend that saw protesters call on the United States to support their pro-democracy movement and pass a proposed bill in Congress that would support human rights in Hong Kong, the city's emba...
09:43, 09/10/2019

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 over....
19:56, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong's leader warns US not to interfere in protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has warned the United States and other countries against interfering in the city's domestic affairs, two days after thousands of protesters gathered outside the US consulat...
12:28, 09/10/2019

Hong Kong leader says she'd quit if she could, according to leaked tape Hong Kong's beleaguered leader Carrie Lam has said she would quit if she had a choice and blamed herself for causing "unforgivable havoc" that has led to months of anti-government protests in the city...
23:28, 09/02/2019

| '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 onslaught....
23:42, 08/13/2019

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 charged to scatter the crowd....
02:28, 07/02/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam apologizes but won’t resign HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has apologized for an extradition bill that set off massive protests and indicated it is u...
11:28, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived during the current legislative session....
13:28, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the escalation of violence is becoming more serious Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the escalation of violence in anti-government protests that have rocked the Asian financial center for three months is becoming more serious....
05:00, 08/27/2019

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 protests...
07:14, 08/20/2019

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 seek to derail a proposed extradition law pushed b...
06:14, 05/17/2019

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, journalists and citizens at a subway station....
20:00, 07/23/2019

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 dialogue with peaceful protesters would provide a ...
06:00, 08/20/2019

Hong Kong leader: U.S. involvement 'unnecessary, inappropriate' After a weekend that saw protesters call on the United States to support their pro-democracy movement, Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam called U.S. involvement "extremely inappropriate."...
11:14, 09/11/2019

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 formal withdrawal....
16:28, 07/09/2019

"Serious" Hong Kong Violence In Government Control, Says Leader Lam Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the embattled leader of the former British colony said on......
00:14, 08/28/2019

| Will Hong Kong leader's climbdown calm the chaos? A surprise concession to protesters by Hong Kong's leader may have eased tensions and reduced the likelihood of China sending in troops, but it is unlikely to halt the huge rallies or end clashes....
13:28, 09/05/2019

Hong Kong children form human chains in support of protesters Schoolchildren in Hong Kong have formed human chains to show their support for the pro-democracy movement after violent clashes between police and protesters at the weekend....
21:28, 09/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters urge world leaders to support them at G20 summit Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of the Group of 20 major economies in Osaka, Japan, thi...
01:00, 06/27/2019

Hong Kong mothers march in support of anti-extradition students Thousands of mothers marched in Hong Kong on Friday in support of students who have taken to the streets in recent weeks to protest against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to ma...
19:28, 07/05/2019

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong seeks U.S. support for protests Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said on Saturday he was seeking the support of U.S. lawmakers for the demands of his fellow protesters who have led months of streets demonstrations, inclu...
05:00, 09/15/2019

Hong Kong Celebrities Who Support Protests Pay a Heavy Price From China For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low tolerance for political dissent....
17:42, 07/05/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Drum Up Support Among Mainland Chinese Tourists In their first major protest since an unprecedented break-in at the government complex nearly a week ago, tens of thousands of Hong Kong demonstrators marched to a controversial railway terminus Sunda...
15:14, 07/07/2019

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
13:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
09:00, 06/10/2019

| WATCH | Hong Kong leader announces withdrawal of extradition law Hong Kong's embattled leader has announced that she will permanently shelve a loathed extradition bill that lit the fuse for three months of pro-democracy protests which have plunged the city into cri...
22:00, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong: I would quit if I had choice, says leader in leaked audio Carrie Lam’s comments further demonstrate it is Beijing directing response to crisisA leaked audio recording has emerged in which Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, can be heard saying she would quit if ...
03:56, 09/03/2019

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 mainland China....
12:56, 07/09/2019

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....
14:00, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong leader pulls extradition bill, but too little too late, say some Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can move forward from a "highly vulnerable and dangerous...
03:42, 09/05/2019

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 extradition bill and refused to apologize for prom...
06:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes, suspends extradition bill Moving to restore calm, apparently with Beijing’s backing, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she was putting on hold an extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protest...
13:42, 06/15/2019

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 suspend a proposed bill on extradition to mainland China...
11:28, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader suspends unpopular bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said she will suspend a proposed extradition bill...
11:28, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Leader Announces Withdrawal Of Extradition Bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can move forward from a "highly vulnerable and......
14:00, 09/04/2019

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-democracy protesters, journalists and citizens at a subway...
07:28, 07/23/2019

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 despite huge protests....
07:28, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forward...
17:28, 06/15/2019

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 government work to amend the bill was a "total fail...
06:42, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong’s first female leader Carrie Lam is fighting for her political life, vulnerable to a public that never truly backed her and a leadership in Beijing eager for an end to destabilizing protests...
17:28, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill, but too little too late, say some Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can move forward from a "highly vulnerable and dangerous...
15:14, 09/04/2019

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 had demanded she withdraw the bill entirely....
04:56, 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 "is dead" -- but she stopped short of demands to......
09:00, 07/09/2019

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 on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking ...
17:56, 06/15/2019

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 not back down, with Joshua Wong telling DW: "Now ...
17:56, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong protesters march demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding that the city's leader completely withdraw an extradition bill and step down. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only suspended the bill and refused to apologize for ...
14:00, 06/16/2019

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 critics "disappear"....
07:56, 06/10/2019

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 mall as "rioters" while defending the actions of law ...
05:42, 07/16/2019

Hong Kong leader: We are prepared to ‘stamp out’ violent protests Hong Kong’s chief executive said her government is prepared to use police to “stamp out” violent protests — two days after a weekend of tumultuous demonstrations led to the arr...
18:42, 08/27/2019

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 extradition bill with China....
14:56, 06/18/2019

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 while in office. Donald Tsang was released in Januar...
06:28, 06/26/2019

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....
11:00, 06/18/2019

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

Hong Kong’s leader shelves extradition bill but won’t resign Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would shelve a controversial extradition bill that sparked days of protests by millions of people but defied calls to step down. “Because this b...
15:00, 06/18/2019

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 bill she postponed at the weekend....
03:28, 06/17/2019

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 financial hub....
15:14, 08/09/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam warns of 'path of no return' Protests have resumed at Hong Kong's airport. The territory's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, says she foresees a lengthy recovery process for the Asian financial hub following weeks of demonstrations....
10:42, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong leader says protests are challenging China's sovereignty Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Monday recent protests disrupting the former British colony are pushing the city to the verge of an "extremely dangerous situation" and posing a challen...
06:00, 08/05/2019

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 in jeopardy.”...
06:42, 08/13/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam to speak at news conference The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 3 p.m. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam plans a news conference Tuesday afternoon following massive protests against an extradition bill and calls for...
13:28, 06/18/2019

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” protesters who vandalized a Chinese governm...
14:00, 07/22/2019

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 have taken to the streets to demand the chief exe...
05:14, 06/18/2019

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. Activists have called for her resignation, along with expanded democratic rights and further aut...
10:56, 08/05/2019

Hong Kong unveils $2.4 billion economic support package as protests weigh Hong Kong's government announced an economic support package worth $2.44 billion on Thursday as escalating political protests and the Sino-U.S. trade war weigh heavily on the Asian financial cent...
12:28, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong Activist Seeks Donald Trump's Support For Democracy Movement Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong urged US President Donald Trump on Friday to include a "human rights clause" in any trade agreement with China, and sought Washington's backing for the city's democracy....
03:00, 09/15/2019

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong seeks U.S. support for pro-democracy protests Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said on Saturday he was seeking the support of U.S. lawmakers for the demands of his fellow protesters who have led months of streets demonstrations, inclu...
00:56, 09/15/2019

North Korea blasts Nancy Pelosi for support of Hong Kong protests North Korean media is singling out U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after she expressed opposition to the use of force against protesters in Hong Kong....
18:14, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong protests: Dramatic images of destruction draw both condemnation and support Days after masked protesters stormed Hong Kong's legislature, the city continues to be divided on whether it was unjustifiable violence or the understandable actions of desperate young protesters with...
08:15, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong Unveils $2.4 Billion Economic Support Package Amid Protests The Hong Kong government unveiled a HK$19.1 billion ($2.4 billion) package on Thursday to support a slowing economy as escalating political protests and the prolonged U.S.-China trade war weigh......
02:00, 08/16/2019

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill vowed further demonstrations after hundreds of thou...
13:00, 06/14/2019

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 mainland China for trial, despite mounting opposit...
10:56, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong’s leader says she won’t revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done “well.” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says she won’t revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done “well.”...
11:28, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong protesters push ahead as territory’s leader unseen A small group of protesters opposed to legislation they fear would reduce Hong Kong’s judicial independence have rallied outside the Justice Department...
09:28, 06/27/2019

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 respond, a day after a mass rally triggered by her...
18:00, 06/17/2019

After months of protests, Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam has finally fully withdrawn a controversial bill that allowed extradition to mainland China and sparked three months of dramatic protests in the financial hub....
22:56, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill that sparked protests The bill sparked massive protests that have become increasingly violent and caused the airport to shut down earlier this month.        ...
01:42, 09/05/2019

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 she completely cancel a controversial extradition b...
12:28, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader to meet media after killing extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is expected to address the media on Thursday, a day after she withdrew a controversial extradition bill that has triggered mass protests and plunged the Chinese territory i...
03:42, 09/05/2019

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 most violent protests since the former British colony...
13:56, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong protests may give Taiwan’s leader a boost vs China Recent anti-government protests in Hong Kong may give a lift to Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s campaign to resist pressure from Beijing for political unification and win a second term in next year...
05:56, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong leader to prioritize housing, jobs to try to appease protesters Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam promised to prioritize housing and jobs to try to appease deep-rooted discontent about the way the Asian financial hub has been governed, as scuffles broke out between pro-...
09:01, 09/13/2019

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 support judicial independence against China – their...
19:42, 06/27/2019

China won't allow Hong Kong leader to step down despite mass unrest: HK official Beijing won't 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, adding that a divisive extradition law she delayed on ...
14:42, 06/17/2019

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 not be reintroduced, according to a report....
23:28, 06/20/2019

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 would withdraw the legislation....
07:56, 07/09/2019

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 extradition bill, and a source close to Lam said Beijing was...
14:42, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong leader warns protests could push city 'into the abyss' Hong Kong's leader has said the territory has been pushed into a "state of panic and chaos" and warned demonstrators that it could enter "the abyss"....
09:00, 08/13/2019

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 control from Britain....
05:56, 07/01/2019

'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 mainland China, three days after after she vowed to fi...
07:14, 06/21/2019

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 activists geared up for marches through the...
15:56, 08/09/2019

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 law appears to be causing cracks in the unity of pr...
16:28, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong leader says dialogue and 'mutual respect' offer way out of chaos Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of efforts to restore calm and that talks with non-violent protesters would provide "a wa...
06:42, 08/21/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill 'dead', students not satisfied Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the city's biggest political crisis in decades was dead and the government's work on the bill a "total failure"....
08:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong Leader To Announce Withdrawal Of Extradition Bill: Reports Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will announce on Wednesday the formal withdrawal of an extradition bill that triggered months of unrest and has thrown the Chinese-controlled city into its worst crisis in....
11:42, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong protesters take to the hills, as leader pledges housing reform Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters took to the hills to form flashlight-carrying human chains on Friday, using the Mid-Autumn Festival as a backdrop for the latest in more than three months of demonst...
15:56, 09/13/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Sticks to Her Plan to End the Unrest, Despite Its Poor Reception Hong Kong’s embattled top official, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, has stuck to her approach to ending Hong Kong’s political crisis, despite the poor reception shown to her announcement yeste...
12:14, 09/05/2019

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 that the government's work on the bill had been a ...
04:42, 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 government work on the legislation had been a "total f...
12:28, 07/09/2019

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 conscience.”...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters boo Chinese anthem, as leader warns against interference Anti-government protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months spread to the sports field on Tuesday, as many local fans defied Chinese law to boo the country's national anthem ahead o...
19:14, 09/10/2019

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 government....
19:56, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader says escalation of violence will not solve social issues An escalation of violence cannot solve social issues in Hong Kong, the leader of the Chinese-ruled city, Carrie Lam, said on Tuesday, adding that she deeply regretted interference by foreign parliamen...
06:28, 09/10/2019

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 protests there in years. “The chief executive a...
20:42, 06/16/2019

| 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 out to oppose the proposal....
14:56, 06/11/2019

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 leader tries to fend off pressure from a month-long ...
23:28, 07/04/2019

| 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 huge crowds came out to oppose the proposal....
10:56, 06/10/2019

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 supported police upholding the law and seeking those r...
11:00, 07/15/2019

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 proposed extradition bill....
10:56, 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 demonstration against the proposed extradition bill last Su...
05:14, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong's embattled leader denies offering to resign over protests Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam has insisted she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis – despite a leaked voice recording of her say...
12:14, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong Leader Condemns Clashes, Calls Protesters "Rioters" Anti-government protesters who fought police inside a Hong Kong shopping mall were "rioters", the finance hub's pro-Beijing leader said Monday, as she threw her support behind the city's beleaguered.....
14:28, 07/15/2019

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 retreat after anger over the bill triggered the city's...
14:28, 06/15/2019

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 in to demands for her resignation....
15:14, 06/18/2019

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 widespread anger and large-scale protests in the Asian fi...
11:28, 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 after widespread anger over the bill sparked the bigg...
11:28, 06/15/2019

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 legal battle that had tarnished his reputation after w...
06:42, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong protesters begin rally 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 suspended the bill and refused to apologize for promo...
09:28, 06/16/2019

‘Mulan’ star Liu Yifei’s support for Hong Kong police sparks Disney boycott Disney doesn’t need this right now. Nor do protesters in Hong Kong, who for months have been embroiled in a government boycott. They’re urging fans to discontinue their support of the upco...
18:28, 08/16/2019

Clashes Erupt in Hong Kong as Thousands March on the U.S. Consulate to Call for Washington’s Support Clashes took place in the heart of Hong Kong Sunday as thousands of protesters marched on the U.S. consulate, calling for Washington’s help in their struggle for greater political freedom. What ...
16:42, 09/08/2019

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 bill she postponed at the weekend....
05:42, 06/17/2019

"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 would be responsible for rebuilding its economy......
15:01, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong leader says rule of law being damaged, city's recovery will take long time Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that "lawbreaking activities in the name of freedom" were damaging the rule of law and that the Asian financial hub's recovery from anti-government protests...
11:00, 08/13/2019

Thousands Dressed In Black Rally To Demand Hong Kong Leader Steps Down Tens of 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 suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic......
12:42, 06/16/2019

| 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 her government after a week of unprecedented protest...
10:42, 06/15/2019

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 resign....
14:42, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill is ‘dead,’ but not fully withdrawn 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 bill at a later date....
07:00, 07/09/2019

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 to be sent to China for trial, even as the city's...
06:14, 06/11/2019

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 extradition bill following the most violent protests i...
06:42, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader says China 'respects and supports' withdrawal of extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that China "understands, respects and supports" her government's move to formally withdraw an extradition bill, part of measures she hoped would help the c...
11:42, 09/05/2019

| 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....
18:56, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says escalation of violence will not solve social issues Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday an escalation of violence cannot solve social issues in the Chinese-ruled city and that she deeply regrets foreign parliaments' interference in the fin...
10:28, 09/10/2019

Hong Kong protests unleash 'panic and chaos', leader says as airport reopens A state of "panic and chaos" exists in Hong Kong, the city's embattled leader said on Tuesday, defying calls to quit as the stock market tumbled, airlines flagged further flight disruptions and anti-g...
11:00, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says increasing violence will not solve social issues Lam was speaking after another weekend of sometimes violent clashes in the former British colony, with police firing tear gas to disperse protesters in cat-and-mouse skirmishes, at times smashing wind...
06:28, 09/10/2019

Hong Kong protests: government leader Carrie Lam condemns 'blatant riot' Lam denies she is ‘selling out’ to Beijing; city is quiet on Thursday as just a handful of protestors remain and many roads reopenHong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has condemned protesters for “d...
05:56, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong's leader withdraws extradition bill that ignited mass protests Chief executive did not concede to other demands including an inquiry into police violenceHong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, has said her government will formally withdraw an extradition bill th...
14:56, 09/04/2019

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 delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferred to mainland China....
13:14, 06/15/2019

After months of protests, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam withdraws bill that started it all Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam has finally fully withdrawn a controversial bill that allowed extradition to mainland China and sparked three months of dramatic protests in the financial hub....
13:14, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong braces for weekend of protests as leader fails to appease activists Protesters plan to block traffic to the city's international airport on Saturday, a week after thousands of demonstrators disrupted transport links, sparking some of the worst violence since the ...
06:42, 09/06/2019

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....
11:00, 06/17/2019

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’s biggest public protests in years. Lam told repor...
16:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong braces for weekend protests as leader fails to appease activists Hong Kong is bracing for more demonstrations this weekend, with protesters threatening to disrupt transport links to the airport, after embattled leader Carrie Lam's withdrawal of a controversial extr...
06:42, 09/06/2019

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 proposal to allow the extradition of suspects to main...
08:28, 07/05/2019

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 bill was suspended and she apologized....
20:42, 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 streets Sunday as outrage over the legislation cont...
18:00, 06/16/2019

Chinese state media urge action, voice support for Hong Kong police after clashes Chinese state media called on Beijing on Wednesday to deal with protests in Hong Kong more decisively after a reporter from one of China's largest government-backed newspapers was caught up in overnig...
12:28, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust....
11:28, 06/18/2019

Tens of thousands dressed in black rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Tens of 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 suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic re...
10:28, 06/16/2019

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 the public....
14:28, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam Makes Televised Apology in Bid to Defuse Political Crisis The city’s embattled leader made her first apology in person after a record number of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday, but stopped short of fully withdrawing controversial extradition legisla...
10:42, 06/18/2019

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 delay efforts to pass a controversial new extradition ...
06:14, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope....
11:28, 06/18/2019

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 protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-back...
09:42, 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 protests against a controversial bill allowing ex...
12:42, 06/17/2019

'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 government's work on the bill had been a 'total fai...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong Leader Formally Withdraws the Extradition Bill That Sparked Weeks of Unrest The embattled leader of Hong Kong, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, has formally withdrawn a divisive bill that sparked the worst political crisis the Chinese enclave has seen in decades. The move satisfie...
17:14, 09/04/2019

Strike grips Hong Kong as leader warns protests challenge China's sovereignty Hong Kong's embattled leader warned on Monday that protests gripping the Asian financial center are a challenge to China's sovereignty as strikes crippled transport across the city and led to the canc...
06:00, 08/05/2019

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 the streets demanding it be scrapped and she resign...
09:56, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam withdraws extradition bill that sparked mass protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday formally withdrew the controversial extradition bill that sparked months of massive protests. Lam, 62, made the announcement in a televised address Wednesday, ...
13:42, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader, Carrie Lam, to Meet With Lawmakers Amid Pressure to Withdraw Bill The meeting was made public as local media said Mrs. Lam would withdraw an unpopular extradition bill, one of the Hong Kong protesters’ main demands....
10:00, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Is to Withdraw the Extradition Bill That Sparked Weeks of Unrest, Reports Say The embattled leader of Hong Kong, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, is to formally withdraw a divisive bill that has caused 13 weeks of unrest, according to a local media report. Citing unnamed sources, th...
09:42, 09/04/2019

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 fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to mainland Chi...
05:00, 06/11/2019

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 anti-government rally was the beginning of effort...
06:00, 08/20/2019

Lantern-waving Hong Kong protesters take to hills, as leader pledges housing reform Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters took to the hills to form flashlight-carrying human chains on Friday, using the colorful Mid-Autumn Festival as a backdrop to the latest in more than three months of...
17:56, 09/13/2019

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 additional protests this weekend....
04:28, 06/21/2019

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 protest that gripped the city over the weekend. Sp...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Chinese state media urge action, voice support for Hong Kong police after overnight clashes "Using the sword of the law to stop violence and restore order is overwhelmingly the most important and urgent task for Hong Kong!" a front-page commentary on the overseas edition of the Communist Par...
12:01, 08/14/2019

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 to immobilize Asia’s financial center with a ...
08:28, 08/05/2019

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 seen by many in the Chinese-ruled city as merely ...
09:00, 07/10/2019

Exclusive: The Chief Executive ‘has to serve two masters’, says Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam – full transcript This is a transcript of a talk given in late August by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam to a group of businesspeople in the city. The transcript is taken from an audio recording of Lam's remarks t...
11:14, 09/12/2019

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 former British colony’s retrocession to China. O...
11:28, 07/02/2019

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 withdrawn and the city’s leader step down, a da...
07:42, 06/16/2019

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”...
08:56, 06/10/2019

‘Total failure’: 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 bill and call for Lam's resignation....
05:56, 07/09/2019

Special Report: Hong Kong leader says she would 'quit' if she could, fears her ability to resolve crisis now 'very limited' Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused "unforgivable havoc" by igniting the political crisis engulfing the city and would quit if she had a choice, according to an audio recording o...
01:00, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Disney film after lead actress voices support for police force Protesters in Hong Kong have taken aim at a new target amid calls for political reform after actress Crystal Liu took to social media to voice her support for the city’s police. ...
03:14, 08/17/2019

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 crisis that has flared over a controversial extra...
12:00, 07/05/2019

‘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 mass demonstrations and other protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling political crisis R...
04:56, 07/09/2019

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 protest in a week against a controversial extradition bi...
10:14, 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 extradition bill....
10:14, 06/16/2019

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 mulled over by the territory's governing body is "d...
16:14, 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 to be extradited to mainland China to face charge...
23:00, 06/09/2019

“Free Hong Kong from China!” Hong Kong Protesters Call for Foreign Backing in Their Struggle to Preserve the City’s Freedoms Protesters in Hong Kong Wednesday directly appealed for foreign backing in their bid to defend the city’s political freedoms, in a risky move that is certain to draw the ire of Beijing. Several ...
13:56, 06/26/2019

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 President Trump....
11:42, 05/08/2019

Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest....
12:56, 06/11/2019

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-suspended bill that would allow extraditions to mainland C...
13:28, 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.        ...
03:28, 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 yesterday....
07:00, 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 resignation.        ...
20:56, 06/18/2019

China's first-half fiscal spending up 10.7% as Beijing boosts support for economy China's fiscal spending increased 10.7% in the first six months from a year earlier, the finance ministry said on Tuesday, underlining the government's bid to support the slowing economy....
07:14, 07/16/2019

China Data Suggest Economy Is Still Weak, Boosting Case for Beijing Support An official gauge of China’s manufacturing activity picked up in July, though it remained anemic, building the case for fresh policy support from Beijing to counter economic headwinds....
12:56, 07/31/2019

Don't 'mess up Macau': gambling hub set to choose Beijing-backed leader The Chinese territory of Macau is set to elect as leader the only candidate for which it is allowed to vote: a Beijing-backed former legislator who is expected to cement China's control over the speci...
11:28, 08/21/2019

Don't 'mess up Macau' — gambling hub set to choose Beijing-backed leader The Chinese territory of Macau is set to elect as leader the only candidate for which it is allowed to vote: a Beijing-backed former legislator who is expected to cement China's control over the ...
14:14, 08/21/2019

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Hong Kong Protest Updates: Police and Protesters in Tense Standoff After Clashes Demonstrators, protesting a contentious extradition bill, threw bricks, bottles and umbrellas at riot police guarding the city’s Legislative Council. The police responded with tear gas, pepper spray a...
12:28, 06/12/2019

"No Animosity, No Friendship": KCR's Party Leader On Support To NDA The TRS would give issue-based support to the BJP-led NDA government, a senior leader of the ruling party in Telangana said Friday, ahead of the commencement of the Lok Sabha session next week....
18:14, 06/14/2019

DUP leader: Won't support Brexit deal dividing internal UK market The leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), the Northern Irish party which backs British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government, said the party will not support a Brexit deal that "divides t...
04:14, 09/13/2019

The Latest: Dem leader confirms climate bill lacks support SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by Republican state senators in Oregon over a proposed climate legislation (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick confirms that th...
00:28, 06/26/2019

Iran supreme leader urges support for Yemen’s Houthi rebels Iran’s state TV reports that the country’s supreme leader is urging support for Yemen’s rebels against a Saudi-led coalition that he says is trying to “disintegrate” the country...
20:02, 08/13/2019

Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell wants Trump support before pledging to take up gun control Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday answered calls to take up new gun control legislation by saying he'll allow them on the chamber floor if President Donald Trump is OK with them....
03:42, 09/04/2019

Firmly planted Automakers are unleashing capital across North America to get ready for the next product wave, namely light trucks and electrified vehicles. Here are some major investments that are planned or underwa...
06:56, 06/03/2019

Hong Kongers Go On Strike to Support the ‘Revolution of Our Time’ For the third consecutive day, police unleashed rounds of tear gas on Hong Kong demonstrators Monday, shrouding protesters staging a general strike in all too familiar clouds of stinging smoke. At the...
13:42, 08/05/2019

Iran says it will respond firmly to any U.S. threat: Tasnim Iran will respond firmly to any U.S. threat against it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday, citing foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi....
09:28, 06/22/2019

China keeps global tech leadership firmly in sight China has toned down any reference to its MIC25 plan of seeking global technological supremacy in a number of core industries. But a new Merics study points out the Asian giant hasn't moved an inch aw...
14:42, 07/02/2019

SKODA AUTO has sights firmly set on Indian car market They laconically call it the INDIA 2.0 project — on behalf of Germany's Volkswagen Group, Czech-based Skoda Auto is out to secure a stronger foothold on the subcontinent. Doing things locally is its p...
16:42, 05/07/2019

China firmly opposes currency manipulator label: PBOC China firmly opposes a U.S. decision to label it a currency manipulator, its central bank said on Tuesday, adding that Beijing has not used and will not use the yuan to cope with trade frictions with ...
10:00, 08/06/2019

Iran says it will 'firmly confront' US aggression as Trump sows confusion Tehran summons UAE envoy to complain over drone launchOpinion: Trump is trying to make war with Iran inevitableIran has said it will not hesitate to respond to any repeated attempt to violate its sove...
18:00, 06/22/2019

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 to choose their top leader, neither as part of Chi...
05:28, 06/10/2019

How Hong Kong Can Save Itself Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on deep, festering problems with the city’s economic mod...
19:14, 08/08/2019

Why Hong Kong’s Still Protesting and Where It May Go What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has grown into a broader challenge to Beijing’s grip on the city. The local governme...
21:42, 09/04/2019

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 airport earlier in the week, escalating matters co...
22:00, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong crisis — What you need to know The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solution in sight, but what, exactly, is at stake? DW ex...
09:56, 08/23/2019

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 challenge to Beijing’s grip on the city....
07:14, 08/07/2019

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 police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thous...
13:42, 08/15/2019

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 law has expanded into something much bigger....
01:14, 08/14/2019

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, and both the local and central governments appear to...
12:14, 06/15/2019

What do the Hong Kong protesters want? The territory has been rocked by protests ending in violent clashes with police. Demonstrators have five key demandsHong Kong has been rocked by protests since early June, many of which have ended in ...
20:03, 08/13/2019

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city’s 7.5 million people regularly display a penchant for protest. Recent demonstrations forced the local government to suspend considerat...
05:42, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong: ‘Revolution is war, and no war is without bloodshed’ Anger is rising as the government crackdown intensifies, and protesters say they are prepared for confrontation and sacrificeRyan Lee, a 27-year-old computer engineer, only started taking part in Hong...
08:42, 09/01/2019

Why Hong Kong’s Still Protesting and Where It May Go: QuickTake What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has erupted into a broader challenge to Beijing’s grip on the city. The local govern...
13:28, 08/29/2019

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

'Now or never': Hong Kong protesters say they have nothing to lose Exasperated with the government's unflinching attitude to escalating civil unrest, Jason Tse quit his job in Australia and jumped on a plane to join what he believes is a do-or-die fight for Hong Kong...
01:28, 08/28/2019

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 anti-government demonstrators looked to take their m...
23:15, 08/13/2019

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 Beijing....
04:28, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong Paralyzed by Strike Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said the city was becoming dangerous and unstable, condemning violent protests in her first public comments in two weeks on the political turmoil engulfing the city, as t...
10:28, 08/05/2019

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 Kong, it's been precisely the other way around. Watch...
23:14, 06/19/2019

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 McDonald’s. Why? Because I find it a fascinating anthr...
06:42, 05/30/2019

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’s futureAs the United States engages in an increa...
08:56, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong protesters have a new anthem Mid Autumn Festival is typically celebrated with lanterns, lion dances and mooncakes, but this year Hong Kong is adding a more recent tradition: protests....
19:28, 09/13/2019

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 from the barracks....
11:56, 07/25/2019

Hong Kong Protests: Why It's a "BUY" Signal Protests in Hong Kong have now entered their 2nd month. The mainstream investment world is worried. Is it time to sell the Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite? For a different take, watch this Bloomberg ...
21:28, 08/26/2019

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 knows which way they want it to move....
18:56, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened to include authorities’ response to last week’s mass...
14:56, 06/21/2019

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 police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thous...
01:42, 08/17/2019

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 legitimate, says Alexander Görlach....
15:42, 06/12/2019

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 campaign seeking to preserve the city's civil liber...
17:28, 07/10/2019

Then and Now: 79 Days of Protest in Hong Kong It has been 79 days since an estimated one million people took to the streets of Hong Kong to join a protest that kicked off a summer of upheaval, and the movement shows little sign of abating. The pr...
22:42, 08/27/2019

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 headed....
14:56, 07/28/2019

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 an inch of ground....
15:14, 08/08/2019

'We reject any ultimatums': Europe responds firmly to Iran's nuclear deal threat The EU has responded firmly to Iran's threat to roll back its 2015 nuclear deal commitments, saying in a statement Thursday that it rejects any ultimatums but remained committed to the multilater...
10:28, 05/09/2019

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring in more investors from the region....
12:28, 05/28/2019

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 of protests that have bitten into the city’s touri...
15:14, 08/08/2019

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 suspicion....
20:33, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong is not having an existential crisis: Analyst Phillip Zhong of Morningstar Investment Management Asia says the Hong Kong protesters are seeking a higher degree of economic opportunity, and the unrest is not a fundamental crisis. He says the futur...
17:00, 08/27/2019

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's "causing the trouble" in the city....
08:42, 08/14/2019

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 toward China-style surveillance....
11:14, 07/26/2019

Countdown to 2047: What Will Happen to Hong Kong? When China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong from the British in 1997, it was under an agreement to allow the city a “high degree of autonomy” for 50 years. That arrangement, known as “one country, ...
01:28, 08/28/2019

Hong Kong airport occupied by 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 demonstrations marking the tenth straight weekend...
05:00, 08/10/2019

Hong Kong violence becoming more serious, but government in control, says Lam Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the city's embattled leader said on Tuesday....
09:28, 08/27/2019

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 terminal Monday.        ...
11:28, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong protesters tie up newspaper reporter A man seized by protesters at Hong Kong’s airport and tied to a luggage cart has been identified as a reporter for a mainland China newspaper, the publication’s editor-in-chief said. “Fu Guohao, repor...
04:00, 08/14/2019

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wa...
15:28, 06/06/2019

Opinion: Another Tiananmen Square in Hong Kong? The protests in Hong Kong are increasingly becoming a thorn in Beijing's side. How much longer will the Communist Party leadership sit back and watch? Don't count out China making a rash decision, say...
01:00, 08/22/2019

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 legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects...
12:28, 06/12/2019

CNN reporter and crew hit by tear gas in Hong Kong While covering the ongoing mass protests in Hong Kong, originally sparked by a controversial and now-shelved bill that would have allowed extradition from Hong Kong to China, CNN's Anna Coren and her ...
02:28, 07/29/2019

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.        ...
02:28, 07/29/2019

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....
06:00, 08/19/2019

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 their dissent — with protest tattoos. Artists...
23:42, 08/18/2019

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 a disconcerting proposal for disciplining Hong Ko...
20:28, 07/22/2019

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 since mass demonstrations began in the city last mo...
07:14, 07/31/2019

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 massive opposition and a series of protests including ...
17:28, 06/11/2019

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 in years....
15:14, 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-government rebellion that has gripped their neighb...
19:14, 08/19/2019

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’s comments on Tuesday came after hundreds of ...
08:00, 06/11/2019

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 anger toward China's role in the city's affairs?...
19:14, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters after sit-in Hong Kong riot police have faced off with protesters occupying a suburban train station following a commemoration of a violent attack there by masked assailants on supporters of the anti-government mo...
17:56, 08/21/2019

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 massive opposition and a series of protests including ...
08:56, 06/13/2019

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 for Taipei as it considers the future of relations ...
17:00, 07/23/2019

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 are really about Hong Kong’s future, says Alexande...
12:14, 07/23/2019

A Hong Kong ‘Troublemaker’ With a Clean Conscience Jimmy Lai, alone among the territory’s elite, supports the protests and refuses to pay even token obeisance to Beijing, which calls him a “black hand” and a C.I.A. agent....
19:56, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong protest: Another day on the front lines Hong Kong’s summer has been defined by upheaval. Gigi, who is 16, has been a constant presence at anti-government demonstrations in the semiautonomous territory. She dons a helmet, goggles and respira...
02:42, 08/24/2019

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 temporary respite, says DW's Philipp Bilsky....
18:14, 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 brought parts of the city to a standstill, amid a de...
12:56, 07/31/2019

Protests Take a Toll on Hong Kong's Economy A worsening spiral of violence and demonstrations—Hong Kong’s worst social and political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997—is denting the city’s economic growth, business sentiment and ...
16:00, 07/31/2019

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 to take the extraordinary step of canceling......
09:02, 08/14/2019

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 to "resist and fight back" against Chinese encroa...
05:56, 06/17/2019

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 protests in Hong Kong. Chiefly because China needs Hon...
18:00, 08/15/2019

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 pouring on to the streets to drive riot police from t...
20:56, 08/03/2019

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 extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wa...
18:14, 06/08/2019

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 against an extradition bill that would allow people to ...
23:14, 06/12/2019

More than 100 flights canceled as Hong Kong goes on strike People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong, in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Follow here for the latest....
04:28, 08/05/2019

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 a man threw an ignited glass bottle toward a poli...
16:14, 06/07/2019

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 Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extra...
12:00, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong's Dollar Peg: How It Works and Why It's In Question Hong Kong’s standing as a financial center rests partly on its decadeslong currency peg to the U.S. dollar. But street protests, trade tensions and a looming recession have pressured the Hong Kong dol...
12:42, 08/26/2019

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 Kong for two months....
02:56, 08/01/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Spy a New Enemy: Lampposts Hong Kong protesters, fearing increased government surveillance, recently took down more than a dozen smart lampposts equipped with Bluetooth connectivity, sensors and cameras that were being tested b...
15:56, 08/30/2019

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, in the most ambitious day of demonstrations since ...
16:00, 08/06/2019

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 to be extradited to mainland China....
14:00, 06/10/2019

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 ranks—civil servants, who are supposed to be politic...
04:00, 08/03/2019

Police exercises across from Hong Kong seen as threat Members of China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police have been seen marching and practicing crowd-control tactics at a sports complex across from Hong Kong, in what some have interpreted as a threat ...
11:14, 08/16/2019

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 densely populated areas....
08:00, 08/03/2019

Hong Kong protests take violent turn Police drew their guns as protesters threw bricks and petrol bombs during one of the most violent nights Hong Kong has seen over 12 consecutive weekends of protests....
08:42, 08/26/2019

Hong Kong tollbooths vandalized during protests A small group of what appeared to be protesters on Sunday vandalized a toll station at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel in Kowloon in Hong Kong. (Aug. 26)        ...
01:28, 08/27/2019

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 emblem. (July 1)        ...
18:56, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate Thousands of Hong Kong protesters waving US flags are marching on the city's US Consulate Sunday to call for help from the Trump administration in ending a three-month stand off with the government....
11:00, 09/08/2019

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked the city for months -- including invoking a colonia...
19:56, 08/30/2019

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 backing....
12:00, 06/26/2019

Students in Hong Kong Strike on First Day of Classes Tens of thousands of students in Hong Kong participated in a widespread strike by boycotting their first day of classes Monday. They joined hundreds of thousands of other protesters who have been call...
01:56, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong protests halted in memory of 9/11 Hong Kong has been rocked by months of sometimes violent unrest, prompted by anger over planned legislation to allow extraditions to China, but broadening into calls for democracy and for Communist ru...
15:28, 09/11/2019

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, during their huge anti-government rallies. Walls a...
10:28, 07/11/2019

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 have caused tensions in many Hong Kong families. Che...
16:42, 06/28/2019

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 suffer....
15:56, 07/19/2019

U.K. Could Block Hong Kong Bid for London Exchange The U.K. government is unlikely to approve a potential $36.6 billion takeover of London Stock Exchange Group PLC by its Hong Kong rival because it forms too critical a part of the country’s financial ...
01:42, 09/12/2019

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 potential trouble this weekend....
23:00, 07/05/2019

American War Machine Finds Its Way to Hong Kong As the world watches pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong get pelted with tear gas, it turns out Americans need to look closer to home. In an investigation published Thursday, BuzzFeed News reported t...
05:56, 09/06/2019

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 of political freedoms....
14:42, 07/01/2019

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 issue when he meets with his Chinese counterpart Xi...
14:14, 06/24/2019

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 city’s political leader, Chief Executive Car...
17:00, 06/20/2019

EU: Hong Kong developments are 'extremely worrying' The arrest of several prominent pro-democracy activists raised concern among EU foreign ministers. With Chinese soldiers stationed at the border with Hong Kong, Europe has warned against any further e...
01:00, 08/31/2019

China says Britain has no responsibility for Hong Kong China said on Monday that Britain had no responsibility for Hong Kong and was opposed to its gesticulating about the territory, on the anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule...
11:00, 07/01/2019

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 encroaching influence, but it is less clear how this le...
13:14, 07/02/2019

What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British to Chinese rule, as anger over an extraditio...
11:00, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against Beijing in the long struggle to maintain their right...
16:42, 06/23/2019

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 bill has been widely shared on social media platfor...
20:28, 06/19/2019

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 legal system....
18:56, 04/28/2019

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 demonstrations against an extradition bill to anothe...
10:56, 07/13/2019

What the Hong Kong protests could mean for NYC real estate Dolly Lenz, number one U.S. broker by dollar amount in sales, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how New York real estate could benefit from the ongoing conflict in Hong Kong....
06:14, 09/02/2019

She’s a Hong Kong Protester. Her Husband Is a Cop. It’s Complicated. The Hong Kong protests have driven a wedge into the homes of some families of police officers and into the ranks of the force, where some feel their loyalties torn....
00:42, 09/10/2019

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 coming from mainland China....
10:42, 06/21/2019

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 of the city they love....
18:42, 06/17/2019

What Hong Kong's masked protesters fear And the more Hong Kong officials do to quiet the city's unrest, the more their methods are scrutinized by citizens for any whiff of the mainland's more heavy-handed, surveillance-first approach to law...
12:28, 09/10/2019

Hong Kong Is Unique---China Needs It to Stay That Way Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems” has always been viewed with deep ambivalence in the ultra-capitalist city and Beijing alike, but maintaining the arrangement is paramount to the success of both....
16:14, 09/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters using offline app to get around authorities Protesters in Hong Kong are staying off the grid and making themselves harder for the authorities to trace by using a Bluetooth-based messaging app that does not require the internet to run....
19:56, 09/03/2019

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 society, while resisting intervention from Beijing. Wil...
13:14, 07/02/2019

Protesters are calling for a run on the Hong Kong dollar Pro-democracy protesters are preparing to take to the streets of Hong Kong this weekend, and they're calling on supporters to withdraw their salaries from bank machines and convert their cash to US do...
16:14, 09/09/2019

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 lawmakers for and against amendments to the territor...
12:56, 05/11/2019

Iran says it will respond 'firmly' to US aggression amid retaliatory cyberattack, aborted military strike Iran cautioned Saturday that it will “firmly” respond to any aggression or threat by the U.S., a warning that comes after President Trump aborted a military attack while U.S. cyber team carried out a ...
16:14, 06/22/2019

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues appeared first on Boxing News....
12:42, 06/01/2019