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Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests

Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the first time, after chaotic protests by tens of thousands of people....

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests

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Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ex...
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| 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 ...
01:16 2019-06-10

Hong Kong to press on with extradition bill despite fears people will 'disappear' Hong Kong's chief executive has promised to move forward with a controversial extradition bill that it is feared could be used by China to make criti...
04:16 2019-06-10

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill is effectively ‘dead’ Carrie Lam conceded that her government’s work on the legislation was a “complete failure,” and dismissed fears that the legislature would take up th...
08:48 2019-07-09

U.S. consulate welcomes Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill The United States Consulate in Hong Kong on Saturday welcomed a decision by Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to suspend a proposed law that would allow pe...
07:00 2019-06-15

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public ...
11:00 2019-06-09

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition l...
05:32 2019-06-09

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 widesp...
07:00 2019-06-15

Hong Kong leader formally withdraws controversial extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday announced the formal withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill that has plunged the Chinese-ruled city ...
07:16 2019-09-04

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
14:16 2019-06-13

Lack Of Extradition Process From Hong Kong To China Flagged By Watchdog The lack of a mechanism in Hong Kong to extradite suspects to other parts of China was cited as an obstacle to tackling money laundering and terroris...
18:16 2019-09-04

Hong Kong Official Predicts Delay on Unpopular Extradition Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s chief executive said it would be impossible to rush through the bill after unrest in the wake of clashes between the pol...
04:48 2019-06-14

Carrie Lam: A ‘Good Fighter’ in the Crisis Over the Hong Kong Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s chief executive is known for being a workaholic and for practically never backing down in a fight. Faced with protests over the proposed ...
13:48 2019-06-14

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 ...
10:32 2019-06-14

What's next for Hong Kong? Controversial extradition bill suspended, not scrapped After almost a week of massive street protests, Hong Kong's chief executive said Saturday that she has suspended a controversial extradition bil...
13:48 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Protester Dies After Unfurling Anti-Extradition Banner A man has died after unfurling a banner protesting Hong Kong’s extradition bill on the side of a shopping mall, local media reports. The man, d...
14:32 2019-06-15

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 pr...
02:48 2019-09-06

Brusque to bruised: Hong Kong's Lam caves to pressure on extradition bill With an escalating U.S. trade war, a faltering economy and tensions in the South China Sea vexing her bosses in Beijing, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ...
03:32 2019-06-16

Hundreds protest outside Hong Kong government headquarters before debate on extradition law Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controv...
04:32 2019-06-12

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 ret...
03:32 2019-06-16

'We have the voice': More than 150,000 Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters estimated by police to number more than 150,000 marched through Hong Kong on Sunday in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a local ...
08:32 2019-06-09

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-suspend...
15:00 2019-06-30

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the...
09:48 2019-06-09

Hong Kong protesters clash with police on Chinese mainland over extradition bill Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of ...
09:16 2019-07-13

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bri...
18:32 2019-06-09

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Several hundred thousand people jammed Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in a last bid to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to ...
05:32 2019-06-09

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and demand withdrawal of extradition bill Protests that began in opposition to a proposed extradition law have swelled to include complaints about an influx of mainland Chinese into Hong Kong...
11:48 2019-07-14

Hong Kong protesters create Lennon Walls in opposition to extradition bill Inspired by the Beatles singer, so-called Lennon Walls have become lightning rods for conflict between Hong Kong protesters and police as the fight o...
11:16 2019-07-11

Hong Kong vows to press ahead with extradition bill despite huge protest Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament on Monday after authorities said they would go ahead with a proposed extradition law, which would allow...
00:00 2019-06-10

Massive crowds storm Hong Kong’s streets to protest extradition bill A crowd estimated to be larger than 1 million took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow ​C...
02:48 2019-06-10

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 mo...
08:00 2019-09-05

Exclusive: Hong Kong police 'trapped in the middle' by polarizing extradition bill Several senior Hong Kong police officials feel caught between a rock and a hard place as city leader Carrie Lam tries to ram through contentious ext...
07:00 2019-06-15

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill amid protest pressure Carrie Lam says legislation that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China ‘caused a lot of division’Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has been...
14:48 2019-06-15

| 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 h...
05:16 2019-06-15

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 ...
11:32 2019-06-16

Hong Kong government apologizes for extradition bill, but defiant crowds pressing on As thousands of Hong Kong residents jammed the city’s streets Sunday, the government apologized for the handling of an extradition bill.  ...
16:32 2019-06-16

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the buildi...
02:48 2019-06-12

As Hong Kong Erupted Over Extradition Bill, City’s Tycoons Waited and Worried Business titans who have prospered in the global financial center feared the wrath of China. They spoke out only after Beijing wavered. China’s rise ...
14:32 2019-06-20

Hong Kong crisis deepens as China extradition bill moves forward Advocacy groups, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radical acti...
19:48 2019-06-11

Black-clad, anti-extradition protesters flood streets of Hong Kong Thousands dressed in black blocked Hong Kong roads and surrounded police headquarters on Friday in the latest wave of demonstrations over an extradit...
05:32 2019-06-21

U.S. State Department Expresses ‘Grave Concern’ Over Hong Kong Extradition Proposal The U.S. State Department expressed “grave concern” over a proposed law in Hong Kong that would allow extraditions to mainland China, war...
22:16 2019-06-10

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.  ...
13:48 2019-06-10

Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights Britain urged the Hong Kong government to "pause and reflect" on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests, and said the former Britis...
08:16 2019-06-12

Thousands gather in Hong Kong in latest protest against controversial extradition bill Thousands of people have gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong for the latest in a series of mass protests over the extradition bill that sparked ...
06:16 2019-07-21

Extradition bill fury likely to fuel numbers at Hong Kong annual rally Hong Kong is gearing up for an annual pro-democracy march on Monday, the anniversary of its handover to Beijing, that could draw large crowds amid wi...
06:48 2019-06-30

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 extraditio...
05:00 2019-09-05

Huge Hong Kong protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition l...
13:16 2019-06-08

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam says extradition bill is 'dead' but stops short of withdrawal City’s leader says legislation a ‘total failure’ but does not confirm protester demand that it be scrapped completelyHong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam ha...
23:48 2019-07-08

Fearing China’s Rule, Hong Kong Residents Resist Extradition Plan The fight against the proposal has become the most serious showdown between the public and the authorities since the Umbrella protests in 2014 demand...
16:48 2019-06-07

Hong Kong lawyers protest "polarizing" extradition bill in rare march More than 3,000 Hong Kong lawyers held a rare protest march on Thursday against a proposed extradition bill that could see individuals sent to China ...
10:48 2019-06-06

Crowds demand Hong Kong's top official quit after only pausing on China extradition plan Hong Kong protesters took to the streets Sunday to demand the city's top official resign a day after she suspended — but did not withdraw —conte...
09:16 2019-06-16

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 ...
03:16 2019-09-04

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 Chi...
20:16 2019-09-04

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill 'is dead' but still refuses to formally withdraw it Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said that a controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, ...
23:16 2019-07-08

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces China extradition bill is suspended Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced at a press conference on Saturday afternoon that a contentious bill to allow extraditions to mainland ...
04:48 2019-06-15

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 additi...
03:16 2019-06-21

Tens of thousands of protesters force delay in Hong Kong extradition bill debate Tens of thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong surrounded the city's legislature on Wednesday, forcing it to postpone a second round of debate on an...
02:48 2019-06-12

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 ...
03:48 2019-06-10

Black-clad protesters demand full withdrawal of Hong Kong extradition bill Thousands of people dressed in black rallied in Hong Kong on Friday after the expiry of a deadline protesters set for the government to scrap a contr...
23:48 2019-06-20

Hong Kong government apologizes for extradition bill as defiant crowds pack streets As thousands of Hong Kong residents jammed the city’s streets Sunday, the government apologized for the handling of an extradition bill.  ...
12:32 2019-06-16

Why Hong Kong Protesters Aren’t Calling It Quits After the Suspension of a Controversial Extradition Bill Twice in as many weeks protesters have thronged to Hong Kong’s streets in unprecedented numbers to demand the government withdraw a proposal th...
04:00 2019-06-19

Hong Kong: Protesters block seat of government, delaying extradition bill reading Thousands of protesters descended on the government headquarters and blocked at least two major roads in central Hong Kong to oppose a new extraditio...
09:32 2019-06-12

China extradition bill debate postponed as protesters swarm Hong Kong streets Hong Kong lawmakers have postponed a debate over a controversial bill that would allow fugitives to be extradited to China after protesters blocked r...
04:32 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Police Accountability, Full Withdrawal of Extradition Bill Protests demanding accountability for alleged police violence in Hong Kong ended with more clashes Sunday night, as angry, black-clad demonstrators h...
10:48 2019-07-21

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 ...
09:16 2019-06-18

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continued to protest against a planned extradi...
08:32 2019-06-13

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 w...
07:00 2019-06-15

Hong Kong extradition bill debate delayed as police reveal they used over 150 rounds of tear gas on protesters The debate over Hong Kong's controversial extradition bill that has fueled massive and sometimes violent protests was delayed for a second time on Th...
11:48 2019-06-13

Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law Some Hong Kong tycoons have started moving personal wealth offshore as concern deepens over a local government plan to allow extraditions of suspects...
15:00 2019-06-14

Hundreds of protesters surround government headquarters in Hong Kong as officials prepare to table extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters surround government headquarters in Hong Kong as officials prepare to table extradition law. The post Hundred...
20:48 2019-06-11

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 wi...
01:48 2019-06-16

Protesters block access to government headquarters in Hong Kong in bid to scupper debate on extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters block access to government headquarters in Hong Kong in bid to scupper debate on extradition bill. The post Protesters bl...
23:32 2019-06-11

Hong Kong lets protesters' deadline to scrap extradition bill pass, setting stage for further demos Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared to ignore a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then post...
09:16 2019-06-20

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 prote...
23:16 2019-06-17

Hong Kong delays start of legislative session on extradition bill as protesters try to block entry to building HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong delays start of legislative session on extradition bill as protesters try to block entry to building. The post Hong Kong d...
23:32 2019-06-11

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling ...
00:48 2019-07-09

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...
00:00 2019-08-17

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 Be...
17:00 2019-08-16

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 Com...
16:32 2019-08-26

Hong Kong hit by another weekend of protests Hong Kong began another volatile weekend on Saturday, with anti-government protests taking place across the city, including one at the international ...
04:16 2019-08-10

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 den...
04:32 2019-08-03

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 h...
10:48 2019-06-28

Hong Kong protests are smaller but uglier Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-governme...
18:32 2019-09-16

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 publi...
14:16 2019-06-13

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition ...
18:32 2019-06-19

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 mor...
19:48 2019-07-05

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 Hon...
21:00 2019-07-31

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn toward China-styl...
03:48 2019-08-01

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continu...
23:48 2019-06-16

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 ...
13:16 2019-07-31

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.     ...
19:48 2019-07-31

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 ...
10:48 2019-07-23

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) &...
13:00 2019-08-26

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...
12:16 2019-07-11

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 ...
13:32 2019-08-30

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 t...
00:16 2019-09-02

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...
01:48 2019-08-19

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow ...
23:32 2019-06-11

Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining departing flights for the second day after protesters took over the terminals.   ...
18:00 2019-08-13

'They are fighting for nothing': the view on Hong Kong protests from Shenzhen Armed troops are barracked in a stadium in Shenzhen, where citizens seem to back themThere was an uneasy sense of calm on Sunday in Shenzhen, the Chi...
04:16 2019-08-19

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was havi...
10:32 2019-06-14

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests A march on Sunday in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong came one day after clashes broke out between police officers and protesters in a town near mainlan...
05:48 2019-07-14

Hong Kong Airport Resumes Flights After Protests Flights were departing Hong Kong airport largely on schedule on Wednesday morning, a day after pro-democracy protesters caused chaos with a disruptiv...
23:16 2019-08-13

Chinese army condemns Hong Kong protests China's military chief in Hong Kong condemned ongoing protests on the island, stating in his first public comments on the months of unrest that they ...
02:48 2019-08-01

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests turn violent again Police fire teargas at protesters after they deface a Chinese flag, set fires and vandalise a stationProtesters in Hong Kong trampled a Chinese flag,...
12:00 2019-09-22

Hong Kong protests: airport suspends flights for second day Hundreds of demonstrators stage new rally a day after shutdown at key transport hub Hong Kong’s airport authority has suspended flights for a second ...
10:16 2019-08-13

Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the medi...
13:32 2019-08-16

Chinese gov't concerned for growing Hong Kong protests China's top political liaison to Hong Kong warned Wednesday the island territory faces its most serious threat since it returned to Beijing's control...
06:32 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protests: What graffiti in the parliament conveys On Monday night, Hong Kong protesters broke into their parliamentary building, occupying the main chamber of the Legislative Council and vandalizing ...
23:48 2019-07-02

Hong Kong's police describe their side of the protests On Thursday, more than two months into the worst unrest this city has seen in decades, senior police officers invited a group of journalists to the t...
12:32 2019-08-16

British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the continuing protests in Hong Kong, a former British colony, in a meeting at her office with China's v...
17:00 2019-06-17

Joshua Wong: Hong Kong protests 'must continue' Campaigner Joshua Wong has used his trip to Germany to call for an end to police brutality and a broadening of democratic rights in Hong Kong. Talkin...
15:16 2019-09-10

Hong Kong police arrest 20 people after protests The first of two protests planned for Sunday has kicked off after a night of violent demonstrations. China's official news agency has warned that Bei...
01:32 2019-08-05

More protests in Hong Kong after dismissal of controversial bill Two days after Hong Kong's government officially withdrew a controversial extradition bill that was at the center of numerous mass demonstrations thi...
01:16 2019-09-07

More Than 100 Flights Cancelled In Hong Kong Amid Protests More than 100 flights were cancelled in Hong Kong on Monday morning with airport authorities warning passengers of potential disruption, as pro-democ...
03:48 2019-08-05

Hong Kong on alert for planned airport protests Hong Kong protesters have said they will disrupt transport to the city's airport following another night of demonstrations and clashes with police. C...
02:16 2019-09-07

Hong Kong Protests: Another Weekend of Demonstrations Begins A peaceful rally led by teachers began a weekend of planned protests, days after demonstrators and the police were both criticized for escalating vio...
02:32 2019-08-17

Hong Kong Cancels More Flights After Protests Hit Airport Thousands of passengers remain stranded in Hong Kong for a second straight day, as hundreds of flights were canceled after antigovernment demonstrato...
05:16 2019-08-13

Twitter, Facebook Act Against Disinformation on Hong Kong Protests Twitter took down more than 900 accounts that it said were part of a Chinese government campaign to discredit protesters in Hong Kong by spreading mi...
20:00 2019-08-19

Violent protests broke out in Hong Kong — Here's what happened Large crowds of protesters gathered around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed a debate on a legal change that's been condemned by hund...
20:16 2019-06-12

| 148 arrested in Hong Kong during Monday's protests - police Hong Kong police say 148 people were arrested during running battles with protesters the day before, the largest daily toll since huge pro-democracy ...
14:16 2019-08-06

Fitch Downgrades Hong Kong After Months of Protests Fitch Ratings downgraded Hong Kong, saying months of unrest were testing the city’s relationship with mainland China and had dented its reputation as...
05:00 2019-09-06

Hong Kong police use tear gas to try to disperse protests Hong Kong police used tear gas on Saturday to try to disperse anti-government protests on the eastern side of the Kowloon peninsula, across the harbo...
08:00 2019-08-24

Flights Resume At Hong Kong Airport After Protests Flights resumed Tuesday at Hong Kong airport a day after a massive pro-democracy rally there forced the shutdown of the busy international transport ...
02:00 2019-08-13

'Mom Says Come Home': Hong Kong Protests Divide Families Public unrest over China’s authority is taking a personal toll, worrying parents of the young protesters who are propelling the opposition movement a...
18:48 2019-09-02

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong’s Protests While the battle lines seem clearly drawn, views are often less absolute and loyalties not so predictable. On Australian campuses, this uncertainty i...
06:48 2019-09-16

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify Hong Kong Protests Protesters in gas masks flooding the streets of Hong Kong might hope U.S. President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure against the former British colo...
13:00 2019-06-13

How house prices are linked to Hong Kong's protests One of the big things behind the protests in Hong Kong is the "terrible affordability" of housing in the city, which is upsetting young people and th...
09:16 2019-07-23

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify the Hong Kong Protests Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow that would undermine confid...
17:32 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests: activists call for further action People urged to continue protests after day of violent clashes with policeWhat are the Hong Kong protests about?Activists in Hong Kong have called fo...
10:48 2019-06-13

Organizers postpone Hong Kong WTA event due to protests Local organizers and the Women's Tennis Association say the Hong Kong Open has been postponed indefinitely because of widespread protests in the...
13:32 2019-09-13

China Says Hong Kong Protests "Absolutely Intolerable" China reacted furiously on Monday to anti-government protesters vandalising the walls of its representative's office in Hong Kong and defacing the na...
15:00 2019-07-22

Hong Kong protests: Police in no mood for compromise now The Hong Kong police have been slammed by the protest groups for being too violent and then criticised from above for being too weak; in the last 24 ...
23:00 2019-08-11

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 thous...
13:48 2019-09-10

Hong Kong protests continue, despite airport setback Hong Kong demonstrators marked an annual festival by gathering at local police stations to denounce the heavy-handed tactics officers used against pr...
02:00 2019-08-15

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong amid protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests and led to the temporary closu...
11:00 2019-08-12

After weekend of violence Hong Kong braces for more protests The increasingly violent protests since June have emerged as Hong Kong's most serious crisis in decades and become one of the biggest challenges to C...
23:00 2019-08-11

The Peacemaker at the Center of Hong Kong’s Turbulent Protests Roy Kwong, a 36-year-old legislator, has emerged as a hero for the city’s youth and a leading voice for moderation during the political crisis there....
07:48 2019-07-04

Hong Kong's protests present a 'serious challenge': MTR chief Jacob Kam of MTR says the company respects the Hong Kong protesters' rights and freedom to express their views, but hopes they won't disrup...
09:00 2019-08-09

Hong Kong protests expand to oppose China, with no end near What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed and the role of the C...
22:01 2019-07-16

Hong Kong readies for more protests on handover anniversary HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of prot...
07:48 2019-06-30

Hong Kong airport cancels flights due to protests A protest at the arrivals terminal of Hong Kong's airport has prompted authorities to cancel all flights for the remainder of the day. Protesters ral...
06:16 2019-08-12

Hong Kong braces for more protests on handover anniversary More than 50,000 people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of protests on the a...
09:48 2019-06-30

Here's how NYC real estate could benefit from Hong Kong protests 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 t...
17:48 2019-08-30

School's Out for Prolonged Summer of Hong Kong Protests Government authorities had hoped that the unrest and upheaval of the past few months would recede after youthful protesters returned to school on Mon...
17:16 2019-09-02

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. ...
19:16 2019-07-09

Parents, friends remember Hong Kong protester 'Raincoat Man' who died fighting extradition law Parents of Hong Kong man who plunged to his death putting up banners against extradition legislation urged young people to continue their struggle. ...
09:32 2019-07-11

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFul...
23:32 2019-06-11

'China is in uncharted territory with Hong Kong protests': Ai Weiwei Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has told DW that Beijing could "crush" Hong Kong protesters anytime. The two sides have reached a deadlock in the ...
11:00 2019-08-07

Hong Kong’s Airport Is Shut Down Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters occupied Hong Kong’s airport on Monday, prompting officials to cancel thousands of flights, causing tra...
04:00 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protests call for democracy, rally for China Pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrators have rallied in Hong Kong, highlighting the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
12:48 2019-08-17

China’s National Day fireworks cancelled in Hong Kong due to protests The city issued a terse statement saying the show over its famed Victoria Harbour had been canceled “in view of the latest situation and having regar...
13:00 2019-09-18

Hong Kong protests turn chaotic but avoid violence Protests turned chaotic Saturday but ultimately ended without violence, as Hong Kong's long summer of discontent continued to simmer for an 11th stra...
14:16 2019-08-17

Crowds Pack Hong Kong Streets for Another Weekend of Protests A peaceful rally led by teachers began a weekend of planned protests, days after demonstrators and the police were both criticized for escalating vio...
09:16 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protests to target airport after night of violence Hong Kong protesters plan to block one of the world's busiest airports on Saturday after a night of violence in which police used tear gas and rubber...
22:16 2019-09-06

Hong Kong mops up after weekend of violence, braces for more protests Metro stations in Hong Kong resumed regular service on Monday and streets were being cleaned of debris as the city recovered from another night of vi...
23:32 2019-08-11

Uncertainty looms as Hong Kong protests drag into a new week About 2,000 protesters gathered outside the Hong Kong legislature on Monday, demanding to speak directly to the city's top official Carrie Lam, ...
10:48 2019-06-17

Hong Kong airport sit-in continues in 10th weekend of protests Thousands of demonstrators on Saturday continued what is intended to be a peaceful three-day sit-in at Hong Kong's international airport -- the 10th ...
09:16 2019-08-10

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activist...
15:32 2019-06-13

Thousands march in Hong Kong to commemorate June 4 protests HONG KONG (AP) — More than 2,000 people are marching in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ...
08:16 2019-05-26

Hong Kong protests descend into chaos during citywide strike Police fire teargas and rubber bullets in clashes with thousands of demonstratorsHong Kong protesters have clashed with police and fought off a group...
22:32 2019-08-05

Hong Kong Police Make Wave of Arrests After Protests Hong Kong police have arrested and charged a dozen protesters suspected of involvement in antigovernment clashes, as authorities widen a manhunt for ...
09:48 2019-07-04

Hong Kong braces for protests as government shuts offices Hong Kong braced for another day of anti-government protests on Thursday after scenes of violence and chaos shook the normally peaceful global trade ...
21:32 2019-06-12

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in latest protests Tear gas has been fired by police at protesters in Hong Kong after anti-government marches took place in two areas where demonstrations had been bann...
19:16 2019-08-10

China waits out Hong Kong protests, but backlash looms China’s international image has suffered from its mass incarceration of members of its Uighur Muslim minority and aggressive moves in the foreign pol...
00:48 2019-08-10

Top Website For Organizing Hong Kong Protests Hit With DDoS Attack LIHKG, one of the most important websites used to organize pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, has been hit with a DDoS attack that temporarily took...
11:16 2019-09-03

US, China Exchange War Of Words Over Pro-Democracy Protests In Hong Kong The United States and China have stepped up an increasingly harsh war of words over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing seeks to push its...
06:16 2019-08-10

Hong Kong hit by more violence as protests enter 10th week Police fire teargas and beat demonstrators during fierce clashes across cityHong Kong has once more descended into violence, with police firing tearg...
20:32 2019-08-11

After a day of violent protests, Hong Kong starts to make arrests Hong Kong police said on Wednesday they had arrested 12 people in connection with incidents on July 1, although it was unclear if they were among pro...
13:16 2019-07-03

China FM: Protests are Hong Kong's worst crisis since 1997 Hong Kong's ongoing protests are the city's biggest crisis in more than two decades of Chinese rule, a top Beijing official said Tuesday, following a...
14:00 2019-08-28

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 Asia...
12:48 2019-08-09

China Claims U.S. 'Black Hand' Is Behind Hong Kong Protests Beijing stepped up its accusations of U.S. involvement in fomenting protests in Hong Kong, as authorities and protesters in the restive Chinese city ...
12:16 2019-08-09

China accuses UK of supporting violent Hong Kong protests Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism" and reminded the former colonial power of Hong Kong's status. Fore...
05:48 2019-07-04

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 unavai...
19:00 2019-08-28

Hong Kong women's tennis event postponed due to protests "Hong Kong\u0027s premier women\u0027s tennis event scheduled for October has been postponed due to the pro-democracy protests, organisers announced ...
06:16 2019-09-13

Hong Kong reassures visitors of safety as protests continue Hong Kong is seeking to reassure visitors to the city after several countries issued travel safety warnings related to ongoing pro-democracy protests...
01:00 2019-08-09

China protests to Britain over Hunt's Hong Kong comments China protested to Britain over Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt's warning that Beijing should honor its commitments to protect freedoms in Hong Kong or...
05:48 2019-07-03

| Hong Kong protests: Flights suspended, tear gas fired All flights in and out of Hong Kong have been cancelled after thousands of pro-democracy protesters flooded the city's airport to denounce police vio...
15:00 2019-08-12

The Latest: Hong Kong leadership meets as protests loom HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against extradition bill (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s chief executive has met...
00:16 2019-06-15

Arrests in Hong Kong raise fears of more violent protests A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker is expressing fears that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people...
02:32 2019-07-04

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the...
10:48 2019-06-13

Hong Kong's Airport Reopens After Protests But Over 200 Flights Cancelled Hong Kong's airport reopened on Tuesday but its administrator warned that flight movements would still be affected, after China said protests that ha...
02:00 2019-08-13

Protests Put Hong Kong on Collision Course with China’s Communist Party The grand political experiment to marry Beijing’s brand of authoritarianism with a bastion of civil liberties appears to be facing a moment of reckon...
20:00 2019-08-12

Protests, clashes and lack of trust: the new normal for Hong Kong One of the world’s busiest cities has grown unusually quiet as more and more people stay at homeIt was the third night in a row that Biyanca Chu’s ne...
03:48 2019-08-11

Telegram hit by massive Chinese cyberattack during Hong Kong protests The app, which says it has 200 million users worldwide, has been widely used in Hong Kong to coordinate demonstrations against a controversial extrad...
12:32 2019-06-13

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 ...
12:32 2019-06-13

Hong Kong: three rallies mark 11th weekend of protests Demonstrators aim to show public support for movement remains strongThousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong, as they sought to sh...
14:16 2019-08-17

Activists target airport as Hong Kong braces for more protests Multiple protests are planned for Friday, including a march by accountants to government headquarters and a "Baltic Chain" event where protesters wil...
05:00 2019-08-23

Business fears for Hong Kong after protests turn violent Violent demonstrations Monday that saw protesters vandalize Hong Kong's main government complex have drawn a swift condemnation from business leaders...
02:32 2019-07-03

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam says priority is to stop violence City’s leader rules out political concessions as demonstrations continue with sit-in at airportThe Hong Kong leader, Carrie Lam, has said her priorit...
13:32 2019-08-09

Hong Kong accountants join protests, but they're 'civilized and calm' Accountants in Hong Kong took to the streets on Friday to call for the government to accept five demands of the people, including the complete withdr...
06:33 2019-08-23

U.S. Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Due to ‘Confrontational’ Protests The U.S. raised its travel warning for Hong Kong on Wednesday, advising visitors to exercise increased caution if they plan to visit due to “ci...
02:00 2019-08-08

China Says Hong Kong Protests Show "Signs Of Terrorism" China on Monday described unrest in Hong Kong as a sign of "terrorism emerging", as state media published a video of armoured personnel carriers purp...
11:32 2019-08-12

Hong Kongers mark Mid Autumn Festival with protests and 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: prot...
05:00 2019-09-13

Hong Kong students skip first day of school to join in protests ​The months-long protests in Hong Kong spread to the schools on Monday when thousands of students skipped the first day of class to call for democrat...
09:16 2019-09-02

Hong Kong marks handover to China with ceremony and protests HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong government has marked the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, as police faced off w...
01:16 2019-07-01

| SEE | 100 days later: How Hong Kong activists sustain protests with creativity With Hong Kong shaken by 100 days of huge pro-democracy protests, activists have adopted a host of creative ways to fuel their movement away from the...
08:00 2019-09-16

Hong Kong protests continue, expand to oppose China What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed — and the role of the...
07:16 2019-07-17

Hong Kong protests: police use water cannon on demonstrators Hundreds of thousands had braved rain to stage peaceful march in triad-linked districtHong Kong police have fired teargas and for the first time used...
18:00 2019-08-25

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as tensions mount Members of China's paramilitary police practiced crowd control in a stadium near Hong Kong as the city prepared for a new wave of protests. Activists...
01:00 2019-08-17

Alibaba delays Hong Kong listing due to protests: sources Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have s...
07:32 2019-08-16

Hong Kong marks anniversary of Chinese rule with protests Protesters tried to smash into Hong Kong's legislature ahead of a pro-democracy rally that is expected to draw hundreds of thousands. Tensions are ru...
03:48 2019-07-01

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 agains...
03:00 2019-08-20

Hong Kong Demonstrators Broaden Agenda as Protests Spread Protests that began six weeks ago as a challenge to Beijing’s growing reach are broadening into a movement pursuing a range of political and social g...
11:32 2019-07-14

UK warns Hong Kong, China over anti-government protests Senior UK officials have said Hong Kong should not use protests as a "pretext for repression." The UK's foreign secretary said there would be "seriou...
18:48 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam denies she considered resigning Leader says she wants to remain in job, but doesn’t deny authenticity of leaked audio recording saying otherwise as arrests continueHong Kong’s embat...
03:16 2019-09-03

Hong Kong airport cancels flights as protests continue Officials have canceled flights at Hong Kong's airport. The territory's leader says demonstrations could push Hong Kong "down a path of no return" an...
21:48 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Students Go Back to School, but Protests Won't Cool Officials in Hong Kong had hoped that antigovernment demonstrations would recede after youthful protesters returned to school. But thousands of stude...
04:48 2019-09-02

Hong Kong airport: Flights resume after violent protests Hong Kong airport has reopened after being shut down by two days of violent clashes between police and protesters. Airport authorities said they had ...
02:16 2019-08-14

Fire and fear: Hong Kong lit by protests after dark – in pictures In a continuation of the waves of demonstrations and sometimes violent clashes between police and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong since 9 June,...
17:48 2019-09-02

Hong Kong protests: Is the government losing control of law and order? After dozens of protesters were beaten by a mob at a train station, experts are warning that the escalating violence between opposing camps could bec...
11:32 2019-07-22

Trump says China's Xi has acted responsibly on Hong Kong protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he believed Chinese President Xi Jinping has acted "very responsibly" with the protests in Hong Kong over ...
15:48 2019-07-22

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...
15:16 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protests are growing smaller, but more violent and ugly Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-governme...
23:48 2019-09-15

Hong Kong reopens after violent weekend of clashes and protests Hong Kong's businesses and underground rail stations re-opened as usual on Monday morning, after a chaotic Sunday that saw police fire water cannon,...
04:48 2019-09-16

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involv...
20:48 2019-08-16

Hong Kong prepares for more protests on anniversary of handover to China A protest march has been called for Monday, the third in three weeks, this one on the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China on July ...
12:00 2019-06-30

China won’t turn Hong Kong’s protests into another Tiananmen Square. At least, not yet. 30 years after the Communist regime snuffed out a democratic uprising in Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping and the rest of the leadership must wo...
09:32 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protests have sparked a new level of Chinese paranoia Up to 2 million people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong to protest in recent weeks. The immediate trigger was an “extradition agreement” that C...
09:16 2019-07-07

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam calls for dialogue with citizens Leader says she hopes calm will now be restored, but protesters dismiss offer as trapHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has said she will “imm...
13:48 2019-08-20

Hong Kong protests approach border of mainland China Thousands protested in a mainland China border town Saturday against China traders, riding on the momentum of weeks of extradition bill protests in H...
15:16 2019-07-13

Hong Kong protests flare anew after demands unmet More than 1,000 protesters are blocking Hong Kong police headquarters while others take over major streets as the tumult over the city’s future shows...
11:16 2019-06-21

What Denise Ho, Jackie Chan and Other Celebrities Think About the Hong Kong Protests For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low t...
16:01 2019-07-05

Train to Hong Kong airport suspended after violent protests The operator of the express train to Hong Kong's airport has suspended service as pro-democracy protesters gathered there following a day of violent ...
10:48 2019-09-01

Hong Kong protests: group tries to storm government building Demonstrators surround legislature as city prepares for mass protestsHong Kong protests - live updatesPro-democracy protesters have attempted to stor...
08:16 2019-07-01

Hong Kong readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacef...
19:32 2019-08-19

Hong Kong's leader 'sincerely sorry' after record-breaking protests Hong Kong's leader has issued a rare public apology in the wake of repeated record-breaking protests that called for the withdrawal of a controversia...
09:48 2019-06-18

Hong Kong protests are growing smaller but more violent and ugly Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-governme...
23:32 2019-09-16

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 peopl...
21:48 2019-06-17

Protests Escalate As Hong Kong Marks Handover To China Anti-government protesters tried to ram their way into Hong Kong's parliament Monday, battling police armed with pepper spray, as the territory marke...
08:32 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The dem...
00:32 2019-06-18

'Sing Hallelujah to the Lord' an unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests The Christian hymn "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong's protests against an extradition bill that have dra...
08:48 2019-06-18

Hong Kong Leader Makes Televised Apology After Protests Hong Kong’s embattled leader signaled that her government is unlikely to resurrect a proposed extradition law, which she suspended following mass pro...
13:00 2019-06-18

Britain calls for credible investigation into Hong Kong protests British foreign minister Dominic Raab called on Tuesday for a credible independent investigation into the behavior of the police during the recent pr...
10:32 2019-09-03

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's han...
04:32 2019-07-14

Hong Kong protests show first dent in armour of Xi Jinping Crisis will provide ammunition for his elite enemies inside China’s Communist partyThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising ag...
16:32 2019-06-17

China says violent Hong Kong protests are 'totally intolerable' Beijing’s liaison office says storming of parliament is ‘an extreme challenge’ to the rule of lawThe Chinese government has issued a strong condemnat...
02:16 2019-07-02

Hong Kong handover anniversary: march and protests – in pictures Frustration among opposition protesters in Hong Kong boiled over on Monday, with one group laying siege to the legislative council building and tens ...
14:32 2019-07-01

"Sing Hallelujah To The Lord" An Unlikely Anthem Of Hong Kong Protests The Christian hymn "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong's protests against an extradition bill that have dra...
10:32 2019-06-19

Hong Kong protests: police arrest more than 20 after violent clashes Tense standoffs follow peaceful march with police resorting to teargas and pepper spray on third consecutive day of mass protest Demonstrators in Hon...
08:48 2019-08-04

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 t...
00:32 2019-06-19

Calm returns to Hong Kong after protests erupt into violence A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legisl...
23:32 2019-07-01

The Latest: Clashes involving Hong Kong protests get violent Clashes involving Hong Kong’s protest movement escalated violently as police launch tear gas and subway riders were attacked by masked assailants who...
00:16 2019-07-22

Hong Kong braces for airport protests after overnight unrest Hong Kong authorities are limiting airport transport services and controlling access to terminals as they brace for a second weekend of disruption fo...
00:16 2019-09-07

Hong Kong Open postponed indefinitely as pro-democracy protests continue A tennis tournament and a London musical are the latest events postponed in Hong Kong out of concerns over safety and disruptions from pro-democracy ...
15:00 2019-09-13

Hong Kong police make 'largest ever' seizure of explosives on eve of protests Police in Hong Kong have seized what is thought to be the largest ever cachet of high-powered explosives uncovered in the city, in a raid Friday nigh...
06:00 2019-07-20

China Hardens Line on Hong Kong Protests, Hinting It Could Intervene China’s government signaled its fraying patience with protesters in Hong Kong after they stormed the city’s legislature, calling the violent turn a d...
16:48 2019-07-02

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests HONG KONG — Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chine...
06:16 2019-07-20

Tense calm returns to Hong Kong after protests erupt into violence A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legisl...
03:32 2019-07-02

Cathay Pacific suspends pilot arrested in Hong Kong protests Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Saturday it had suspended a pilot arrested during anti-government protests in Hong Kong an...
12:48 2019-08-10

Mooncakes, hymns and post-it notes: the color of Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong's protests have drawn millions of people to the city's streets in recent months and thrown the former British colony into its biggest polit...
05:16 2019-07-18

Conflict Breaks Out in Hong Kong Mall Amid Counter Protests (HONG KONG) — Skirmishes broke out Saturday at a shopping mall in Hong Kong between supporters of the ongoing protests for democratic reforms i...
16:16 2019-09-14

Hong Kong protests: police make first arrests after storming of parliament At least 11 men and one woman detained on suspicion of attempting disrupt celebrations marking the 22nd anniversary of the handover At least 12 peopl...
03:32 2019-07-04

China state media runs footage of Hong Kong protests Chinese state media has run footage of police in Hong Kong clearing protesters from the streets in a break with its silence over the past several day...
00:48 2019-07-02

Calm falls on Hong Kong after protests erupt into extraordinary violence A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legisl...
22:48 2019-07-01

China Condemns Hong Kong Protests As "Undisguised Challenge" To Its Rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after poli...
10:48 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protests descend into chaos in direct challenge to China Hong Kong protesters stormed the legislature on the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday in a direct challenge to Beijing,...
09:16 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Protests Called Off Today To Mark 9/11 Attacks Anniversary Hong Kong activists called off protests on Wednesday in remembrance of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States and denounced a Chinese s...
11:48 2019-09-11

Christians lend anthem, pacifist spirit to Hong Kong protests Since protests began more than 12 weeks ago over an extradition bill that would allow Hong Kong residents to be sent to mainland China for trial, the...
09:32 2019-08-28

Hong Kong Protests Drag Nike, Other Global Companies Into Upheaval A broad stripe of businesses from global titan Nike to a local bakery is finding that taking sides, or even appearing to, in Hong Kong’s protests aga...
11:01 2019-07-17

Students in Hong Kong form human chains across city after protests The protesters' demands include the retraction of the word "riot" to describe demonstrations, the release of all those arrested and the right for Hon...
11:16 2019-09-09

Hong Kong police arrest pro-independence figure amid further protests Founder of the banned Hong Kong National party among eight arrests by police as public servants prepare to marchHong Kong police have arrested eight ...
03:32 2019-08-02

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam rejects claims she has lost control Territory’s leader condemns violence, rejects protesters’ demands and vows to ‘restore law and order’Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has co...
01:16 2019-08-27

Student Arrested During Hong Kong Protests Had a Butter Knife, University Says Classmates marched through campus and broke doors to protest the detention. His school said he had been carrying the implement to cut cake for a fest...
12:00 2019-09-16

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 “fannin...
22:32 2019-08-02

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong while the city is being rocked by mass protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests. Here's what that means for vi...
23:32 2019-08-02

Trump To Raise Hong Kong Protests With Xi Jinping At G20: Mike Pompeo US President Donald Trump will discuss the mass protests in Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, Secretary o...
13:16 2019-06-16

Heavy police presence in Hong Kong after threats of new airport protests Attempts by Hong Kong protesters to hold demonstrations at the city's international airport were stalled by a huge police presence around the global ...
12:16 2019-09-07

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong after mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not off...
13:00 2019-06-18

Rare Hong Kong train derailment injures at least 8 amid protests At least eight people were hurt in a derailment of a train owned by a Hong Kong company targeted by pro-democracy protesters earlier this month, acco...
23:32 2019-09-17

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as city is again roiled by protests Hong Kong police fired multiple tear gas rounds on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, as the Chin...
23:48 2019-08-03

Hong Kong Protests Resume After Carrie Lam Offers Olive Branch The protests on Friday were an early test of public reaction to Mrs. Lam’s four-point plan to ease the tensions that have plunged Hong Kong into cris...
15:16 2019-09-06

Hong Kong digital banks launch may face delays due to protests Most of the eight newly licensed digital banks in Hong Kong, including joint ventures involving Standard Chartered and Bank of China Hong Kong, had a...
16:32 2019-09-17

Flights canceled, roads blocked as Hong Kong protests escalate People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong, in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Fol...
10:16 2019-08-05

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 extraditi...
09:00 2019-06-17

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 t...
11:32 2019-07-05

100 days in a minute: A snapshot of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests September 16 marks a hundred days since pro-democracy protesters took part in a massive rally against a proposed China extradition bill.   ...
10:16 2019-09-16

Hong Kong justice secretary due in Beijing on Wednesday amid protests Hong Kong's secretary for justice, Teresa Cheng, will travel to Beijing on Wednesday, the city government said, as protests in the Asian financial ce...
07:32 2019-07-16

‘It’s Not a Fight About Money.’ Why Bankers and Entrepreneurs Have a Stake in Hong Kong’s Protests Conrad Wu is a serial entrepreneur. He rarely takes a day off or a vacation. His days and nights are spent working on a transportation app he started...
05:16 2019-07-11

Airport sit-in as Hong Kong protesters kick off latest round of protests Hundreds of pro-democracy demonstrators have kicked off three days of rallies at Hong Kong's airport in the hopes of winning international support fr...
06:00 2019-08-09

Australia Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Amid Protests Australia elevated its travel warning for Hong Kong overnight Tuesday, citing the increasingly unpredictable nature of protests in the Chinese enclav...
11:32 2019-08-07

Hong Kong protests fortify Taiwan, and the West, against China's expansion Mass protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s attempt to encroach on Hong Kong’s judicial system have fortified neighboring Taiwan and other U...
12:32 2019-06-27

China hints at military options to quell Hong Kong protests China’s defense spokesman called the protests’ challenge to China’s rule over Hong Kong “intolerable,” and noted that the People’s Liberation Army ga...
08:48 2019-07-24

Hong Kong Protests Force Companies to Choose: Their Employees or China Employers early on supported their workers’ desire to protest but have started to shift under pressure from Beijing. “Every company in Hong Kong is i...
19:00 2019-08-25

Officials concerned that arrests in Hong Kong could aggravate violent protests A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker expressed fears Thursday that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen p...
10:48 2019-07-04

Hong Kong protests: YouTube takes down 200 channels spreading disinformation Google-owned service says it discovered channels ‘behaved in a coordinated manner’ against pro-democracy protestsYouTube has disabled 210 channels th...
09:00 2019-08-23

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 l...
13:00 2019-07-04

China Urges U.S. to Remove ‘Black Hand’ From Hong Kong Protests China said the U.S. should remove its “black hand” from Hong Kong’s protests, in some of its most pointed criticism yet against wha...
11:00 2019-07-24

More protests planned in Hong Kong as U.S., Australia raise travel warnings The began with opposition to a now-suspended extradition law and have evolved into a direct challenge to the city's government and calls for full dem...
07:48 2019-08-08

China Backs Hong Kong Officials, but Leaves Protests for Them to Solve Officials in Beijing defended the Hong Kong government but failed to address demonstrators’ demands for more police accountability and greater democr...
14:32 2019-07-31

Hong Kong Tennis Open postponed amid ongoing protests The 2019 Hong Kong Tennis Open (HKTO) has been postponed after organizers claimed they would be unable to guarantee "a smooth running of the tourname...
08:00 2019-09-13

Macau's casinos count cost of Hong Kong's escalating protests Growing protests in the Asian financial centre of Hong Kong are weighing on the neighbouring Chinese territory of Macau as some visitors steer clear ...
05:32 2019-08-08

United States issues travel advisory over Hong Kong protests The United States has become the latest country to issue a travel warning over Hong Kong's ongoing protests, which have at times turned violent and s...
04:32 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protests: security tight at airport after night of violence Riot police posted at main entrances and only travellers with passports and boarding passes admittedHong Kong authorities implemented tight security ...
05:48 2019-09-07

China’s garrison in Hong Kong closely watches as protests churn on After months of protests in the semiautonomous territory calling for greater political freedoms, the mainland’s military presence came under renewed ...
02:00 2019-08-30

Hong Kong police storm subway with batons as protests rage Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs at government headquarters and set fires in the streets, while police stormed a subway car and hit passe...
10:48 2019-09-01

YouTube disables more than 200 channels for inauthentic activity around Hong Kong protests Google announced Thursday it had taken down 210 channels on YouTube after discovering they "behaved in a coordinated manner while uploading videos" r...
18:32 2019-08-22