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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...

Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights

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Hong Kong may pause controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong's leader is expected to make an announcement Saturday on the future of a controversial China extradition bill, in an apparent bid to quell ...
06:42 2019-06-15

Britain praises Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt welcomed a decision by the Hong Kong government to suspend a proposed law that would allow people to be extrad...
15:28 2019-06-15

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 ...
18:14 2019-06-14

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...
10:28 2019-06-10

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 mas...
09:56 2019-06-13

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence ...
04:42 2019-06-12

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to th...
19:28 2019-06-10

Hong Kong to Suspend Controversial Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s leader plans to suspend a contentious extradition bill that sparked violent confrontations between protesters and police, signaling a des...
09:56 2019-06-15

Hong Kong businesses vow to strike over extradition bill Protesters worried that Hong Kong freedoms and civil rights will be erodedHong Kong’s top political leader has urged people to refrain from “radical ...
13:14 2019-06-11

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...
14:28 2019-06-10

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow Chi...
15:14 2019-06-14

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill 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...
07:56 2019-06-10

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam said in a press conference her government would indefinitely 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the bi...
16:14 2019-06-15

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...
07:14 2019-06-15

Hong Kong media say controversial extradition bill may be suspended Hong Kong media reported on Saturday the city's government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread ange...
08:14 2019-06-15

China Says It Supports Suspension Of Hong Kong Extradition Bill China's government said on Saturday it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to Chi...
14:28 2019-06-15

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the c...
23:42 2019-06-10

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent d...
09:42 2019-06-14

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 th...
07:42 2019-06-10

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition continued to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China. International conce...
06:42 2019-06-13

Protesters vow to keep marching in Hong Kong until extradition bill nixed Pro-democracy protesters plan to keep marching in Hong Kong to make sure, they say, that the government makes good on promises to nix a bill giving m...
20:42 2019-06-15

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence ove...
22:28 2019-06-12

The Latest: China supports Hong Kong extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. China says it supports ...
12:42 2019-06-10

Hong Kong Chief Executive halts extradition bill After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill. ...
00:00 2019-06-16

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters. &#...
23:14 2019-06-09

Hong Kong Legislature Fast-Tracks Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s legislature will fast-track its consideration of a widely unpopular proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to China, as op...
22:28 2019-06-11

After Protests, Hong Kong Suspends Divisive Extradition Bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from h...
12:28 2019-06-15

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill TOKYO (AP) — A prominent Hong Kong student activist says many residents were angered by a decision by the territory’s leader to move ahead with...
13:42 2019-06-10

| 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 ...
15:56 2019-06-10

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...
15:28 2019-06-15

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests an...
19:28 2019-06-11

Protests Over a Divisive Extradition Bill Turn Violent in Hong Kong Hong Kong police unleashed rounds of tear gas and fired bean bag pellets at protesters Wednesday, dispersing large crowds that had assembled around t...
12:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after wide...
10:28 2019-06-15

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...
10:28 2019-06-15

Hong Kong pupils petition against extradition bill as protests build Thousands of Hong Kong secondary school students are expected to boost numbers at a large rally being planned for Sunday to block sweeping legal chan...
23:42 2019-06-04

| 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 cam...
17:56 2019-06-11

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...
13:28 2019-06-10

Hundreds of thousands are protesting an extradition bill in Hong Kong. Here's why. Crowds of protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demonstrate against a proposed extradition bill.       &...
23:14 2019-06-09

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite...
17:28 2019-06-09

International Pressure Is Growing on Hong Kong Over the Controversial Extradition Bill International pressure on Hong Kong is mounting after police Wednesday deployed tear gas and rubber bullets against protesters opposing a controversi...
12:42 2019-06-13

Huge crowds again march in Hong Kong over proposed extradition bill Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents marched Sunday in opposition to proposed legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing...
14:56 2019-06-16

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...
09:56 2019-06-09

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...
18:00 2019-06-15

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...
15:28 2019-06-15

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 ...
22:14 2019-06-15

Thousands of protesters paralyze Hong Kong's financial hub over extradition bill Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong on Wednesday as tens of thousands of demonstrators stormed key roads next to government offices to protest agains...
05:00 2019-06-12

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 ...
18:56 2019-06-14

Thousands brave rain in fresh protests against Hong Kong extradition bill Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be...
20:00 2019-06-11

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 ...
19:00 2019-06-16

Hong Kong leader apologizes to public after massive protests over extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the public on Sunday with "utmost sincerity and humility" after the second massive protest in a week over ...
16:00 2019-06-16

Large-scale protests return to Hong Kong despite suspension of extradition bill Protesters crammed subway stations and turned roads into a sea of black, in another massive demonstration against a proposal to allow extraditions to...
16:00 2019-06-16

Thousands rally as Hong Kong readies for mass strikes over extradition bill Hong Kong braced for mass strikes on Wednesday after thousands braved thunderstorms overnight to stage a wave of fresh protests against a proposed ex...
02:14 2019-06-12

Hong Kong slams brakes on extradition bill amid massive protests The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.   ...
19:56 2019-06-12

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...
12:01 2019-06-08

| 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...
11:14 2019-06-15

Tens of thousands gather in Hong Kong for rally against China extradition bill Tens of thousands of people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in a last bid to block a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be s...
09:56 2019-06-09

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...
10:42 2019-06-12

EU lodges formal diplomatic note against contentious Hong Kong extradition bill The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong issued a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest note to Hong Kong's leader on Friday over a propos...
11:42 2019-05-24

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’...
10:14 2019-06-15

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...
06:28 2019-06-10

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 ...
12:56 2019-06-09

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...
01:56 2019-06-10

Hong Kong delays debate on extradition bill amid intensifying protests Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wedn...
08:14 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited t...
10:42 2019-06-15

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader of government refuses to withdraw the bill, which critics fear could lead to abuse by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she...
09:42 2019-06-10

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...
08:14 2019-06-15

Hong Kong 'riot' protests force delay of controversial extradition bill Riot-like demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday forced the government to postpone a vote on a controversial extradition bill, and drew tear gas and r...
02:56 2019-06-13

Hong Kong braces for more protests as China extradition bill moves forward Society organizations, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radica...
13:42 2019-06-11

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.  ...
22:42 2019-06-16

Proposed extradition bill could get Hong Kong entangled in the US-China tussle, research firm says Hong Kong runs the risk of losing its special customs status with the U.S. if its autonomy is seen to be eroded with the contentious extradition bill...
11:28 2019-06-14

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 del...
06:28 2019-06-15

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...
08:42 2019-06-12

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that ma...
01:14 2019-06-11

B.C. experts predict ‘mass migration’ of expats from Hong Kong over extradition bill protests Vancouver immigration lawyers say they're preparing for a spike in document requests, as protests against a proposed extradition law rock the country...
09:28 2019-06-14

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...
06:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong gears up for mass strikes as thousands rally overnight against extradition bill Hong Kong braced for mass strikes on Wednesday after thousands braved thunderstorms overnight to stage fresh protests against a proposed extradition ...
22:14 2019-06-11

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...
13:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong police use tear gas against protesters opposing extradition bill outside government building HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police use tear gas against protesters opposing extradition bill outside government building. The post Hong Kong police us...
10:56 2019-06-12

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 ...
10:42 2019-06-15

Hong Kong protests: Government buildings closed after days of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong authorities have shut down some government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after another day of violence ...
06:56 2019-06-13

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...
08:56 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...
06:28 2019-06-12

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...
15:28 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay. The post Hong Kong...
09:00 2019-06-13

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...
20:00 2019-06-13

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill th...
13:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that ...
18:42 2019-06-14

UPDATE 18-Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill th...
16:14 2019-06-12

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...
08:28 2019-06-17

Hong Kong extradition protests: demonstrators vow to keep fighting proposed bill after clashes outside government HQ leave at least 72 injured Hong Kong students and civil rights activists have vowed to continue protesting a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, following a da...
23:14 2019-06-12

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...
06:28 2019-06-12

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 extraditi...
09:14 2019-06-16

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 peopl...
00:42 2019-06-10

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. The post Hon...
13:14 2019-06-11

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...
05:56 2019-06-12

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, a...
13:14 2019-06-15

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 dissen...
14:42 2019-06-12

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradit...
12:01 2019-06-08

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 mas...
19:42 2019-06-11

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 H...
12:28 2019-06-09

Hong Kong lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black have joined a silent march in Hong Kong to protest proposed amendments to an extrad...
17:56 2019-06-06

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill w...
11:56 2019-06-17

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after wide...
15:28 2019-06-15

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
14:00 2019-06-14

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the n...
05:42 2019-06-07

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes...
06:00 2019-05-29

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and ...
09:56 2019-06-09

Protesters Mass in Hong Kong Against Proposed Extradition Law The legislation, which would allow renditions to mainland China, has stirred fears of the growing reach of the ruling Communist Party into the semiau...
10:00 2019-06-09

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make ...
17:56 2019-06-09

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fuelling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland Chin...
09:28 2019-06-12

Organizers: More than 1 million protest in Hong Kong against extradition plan Organizers estimated more than a million people turned out for a protest Sunday in Hong Kong against a government proposal that could allow extraditi...
19:14 2019-06-09

Massive extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through Hong Kong to voice their opposition to government-sponsored legislation that would allow people ...
16:28 2019-06-09

Hong Kong extradition law: protesters rally outside government offices Citywide shutdown expected on Wednesday as hundreds of businesses call for a boycottHundreds of demonstrators have rallied outside government offices...
23:14 2019-06-11

U.S. warns extradition law changes may jeopardize Hong Kong's special status The United States said on Monday it was gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to m...
04:28 2019-06-11

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people t...
14:14 2019-06-09

Hong Kong in limbo as extradition protests crisis deepens Hong Kong’s legislature has suspended meetings as leaders consider their next steps following violent clashes between police and protesters who oppos...
13:42 2019-06-13

UK PM May says Hong Kong extradition must be in line with Sino-British declaration British Prime Minister Theresa May said extradition rules in Hong Kong had to respect the rights and freedoms set out in the 1984 Sino-British Joint...
14:42 2019-06-12

Extradition law is 'final nail' in Hong Kong's coffin: activist A Hong Kong independence activist said on Tuesday that proposed amendments to the city's legal system that would allow captured fugitives to be sent ...
21:00 2019-06-04

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
19:56 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow peopl...
12:42 2019-06-10

China reiterates support for Hong Kong government on extradition law China's central government firmly supports the Hong Kong government in passing an extradition law allowing people to be sent to mainland China for tr...
13:28 2019-06-12

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland Chin...
13:28 2019-06-12

'We have the voice': More than 200,000 Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters estimated by police to number more than 200,000 marched through Hong Kong on Sunday in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a local ...
17:28 2019-06-09

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...
08:14 2019-06-12

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....
20:14 2019-06-13

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...
18:14 2019-06-15

U.S. gravely concerned by proposed amendments to Hong Kong extradition laws The United States is gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a U....
00:56 2019-06-11

Protesters flood the streets in Hong Kong in march against proposed extradition law The massive protest came three days before Hong Kong’s government plans to bring the bill to the full legislature, bypassing the committee process, i...
15:00 2019-06-09

| 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 ...
16:14 2019-06-09

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...
20:42 2019-06-09

Hong Kong's independence advocates fear reach of proposed extradition law Some Hong Kong independence activists say they may be forced to leave the city if a proposed extradition law allowing suspects to be sent to mainland...
13:00 2019-05-31

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...
02:00 2019-06-11

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 ...
19:00 2019-06-16

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Legislature Postpones Extradition Debate Again In the wake of clashes between protesters and riot police, officials said lawmakers would not meet on Thursday to discuss the bill that would allow e...
06:28 2019-06-13

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...
08:28 2019-06-09

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...
16:56 2019-06-09

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters storm key road as extradition protests mount Hundreds of demonstrators tried to occupy an important arterial road near the offices of the Hong Kong government on Wednesday as protests mounted ag...
04:00 2019-06-12

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.  ...
15:42 2019-06-10

Outrage in Hong Kong as Extradition Plan Exposes Deep Fears of China’s Rule Petitions have drawn support from lawyers, teachers and even anime fans. Groups say the plan could hurt Hong Kong’s reputation as an international bu...
19:28 2019-06-07

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 ...
12:28 2019-06-10

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...
12:28 2019-06-16

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the lates...
19:42 2019-06-17

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples,...
11:56 2019-06-06

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&...
06:42 2019-06-11

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...
19:28 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...
13:56 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...
06:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 201...
12:14 2019-06-12

100s of protesters surround Hong Kong HQ before bill debate Hundreds of protesters have surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong as the legislature prepare to open discussion on highly controversial ext...
04:28 2019-06-12

The Latest: Hong Kong police mobilize amid protest calls HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a highly contentious extradition bill in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Local media reports in Hong Kong say p...
13:14 2019-06-11

The Latest: Chinese media calls Hong Kong protests a ‘riot’ HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 11 a.m. After days of silence, Chinese ...
05:42 2019-06-13

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill Pressure on Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition bill that has d...
05:42 2019-06-15

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protes Hong Kong's leader signaled Monday that her government will push ahead with amendments to extradition laws despite a massive protest against the...
18:42 2019-06-10

The Latest: Hong Kong sets June 20 vote on contentious bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy over Hong Kong’s extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The head of Hong Kong’s leg...
13:14 2019-06-11

Activists push Sunday protest despite Hong Kong bill delay Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forw...
04:01 2019-06-16

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 con...
11:14 2019-06-10

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protest HONG KONG — A highly controversial legislative measure in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China has pushed ...
23:56 2019-06-10

Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protest Bill On Chinese Extraditions Corporate lawyers and university students, housewives and religious leaders, migrant workers and artists - a seeming cross-section of society - rose ...
07:56 2019-06-10

After bill fiasco, Hong Kong chief fights for political life Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has found herself in a precarious position after she was forced to back down from an unpopular extradition bill seen as e...
04:01 2019-06-16

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the street...
15:14 2019-06-13

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 ...
05:42 2019-06-17

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 p...
12:28 2019-06-14

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow...
13:28 2019-06-15

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 ...
11:42 2019-06-14

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 mainlan...
23:14 2019-06-15

Hong Kong braces for mass protests against bill allowing extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people...
14:28 2019-06-11

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China has made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-r...
20:28 2019-05-25

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 fres...
14:01 2019-06-17

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to am...
06:56 2019-06-14

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after th...
16:56 2019-06-10

Hong Kong protesters push ahead with mass rally despite suspension of controversial bill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled ...
08:42 2019-06-16

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters and forced it to postpone a second round of debate on a controversial law ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial ext...
10:42 2019-06-12

Britain signs U.S. extradition order for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will receive an extradition hearing after Britain's chief immigration official signed an order Thursday that could u...
15:14 2019-06-13

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ if E.U. Does Not Concede to Its Demands President Trump subverted diplomatic norms in a newspaper interview, also suggesting that the far-right populist Nigel Farage be sent in to negotiate...
04:14 2019-06-02

Resisting calls to resign, Britain's May will campaign for EU elections British Prime Minister Theresa May resisted growing calls to resign on Wednesday, vowing to press on despite mounting opposition from lawmakers and e...
21:28 2019-05-22

Britain's Corbyn calls for general election or second referendum Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the British public should be asked again to give its verdict on Brexit, either through a general el...
03:00 2019-05-27

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-foun...
17:42 2019-05-31

Trump calls London mayor 'stone cold loser' as he lands in Britain Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday, calling him a "stone-cold loser" after the mayor criticized the British government for ...
12:56 2019-06-03

U.N. rights body calls for release of Chinese lawyer A Chinese lawyer held for more than 16 months without trial is being unlawfully detained for his human rights work and should be released, a United N...
19:14 2019-05-31

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
06:56 2019-06-10

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapport...
15:56 2019-05-21

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 l...
18:56 2019-06-12

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 countr...
12:56 2019-06-15

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language...
18:28 2019-05-27

Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s access to abortion services. Gov....
16:14 2019-06-11

Stacey Abrams Calls on Hollywood to #StayAndFight About Georgia Abortion Rights Instead of Boycotting Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is just as outraged as many about Georgia’s decision to virtually outlaw abortions in the state,...
10:56 2019-06-05

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 ...
13:14 2019-06-11

Trump says is sure Hong Kong and China will be able to work it out U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is sure China and Hong Kong will be able to work things out after mass protests against an extraditi...
18:56 2019-06-12

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...
03:28 2019-06-17

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 t...
16:14 2019-06-15

Q&A: Why hundreds of thousands protested in Hong Kong Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspect...
13:42 2019-06-10

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...
17:56 2019-06-13

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 agai...
22:28 2019-06-12

Sea of protesters bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled ...
23:28 2019-06-16

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 sa...
13:28 2019-06-07

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 ...
14:28 2019-05-28

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 legi...
12:42 2019-06-12

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 futur...
12:56 2019-06-17

UPDATE 2-Canada tackles flight overbooking with passenger bill of rights All airlines flying in and out of Canada will be required to compensate travelers for incidents like denied boarding or lost luggage, starting on Jul...
20:42 2019-05-24

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by re...
15:56 2019-05-21

Hong Kong Interbank Rates Hit Highest Since 2008 The rates at which Hong Kong’s banks lend to one another surged to levels last seen during the global financial crisis, but economists said seasonal ...
11:00 2019-06-13

Hong Kong ex-JPMorgan princeling case gets personal A case by Hong Kong’s ICAC against an individual on bribery charges is another example of Asia-Pacific regulators targeting the person as well as the...
14:33 2019-05-21

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over h...
20:14 2019-06-16

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...
22:28 2019-06-13

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WA...
15:56 2019-06-13

How China Can Recover Even If Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam Quits A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of peopl...
07:56 2019-06-18

Hong Kong Upheaval Puts Beijing in a Bind Massive protests over an extradition bill present a serious challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping, already facing an economic slowdown and escala...
08:56 2019-06-17

The Latest: Police, protesters clash in Hong Kong HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Police equipped with riot shields have pu...
10:56 2019-06-12

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...
02:56 2019-06-13

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...
14:56 2019-06-14

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 ...
23:42 2019-06-17

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as ...
15:56 2019-05-21

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle o...
23:14 2019-06-16

Timeline: A growing unease in Hong Kong about the future A series of steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have prompted a growing uneasiness among Hong Kong residents about their f...
16:28 2019-06-11

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversia...
18:14 2019-06-17

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters Police fired tear gas and used rubber bullets on protesters in Hong Kong, in an attempt to drive away thousands of demonstrators who had blocked road...
12:42 2019-06-12

Alibaba Files Plans to List in Hong Kong Alibaba Group Holding has filed confidential paperwork for a Hong Kong listing, according to people familiar with the matter, kicking off a process t...
15:28 2019-06-13

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operati...
06:42 2019-06-18

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal ...
18:14 2019-05-21

30 Years Later, Hong Kong Still Harbors the Spirit of Tiananmen The center of one of the densest metropolises in the world fell momentarily quiet Tuesday night, as well over a hundred thousand people gathered in H...
16:42 2019-06-04

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...
20:56 2019-06-15

| China tells US to stop trying to 'mess up' Hong Kong Beijing on Friday denounced what it called "violent interference" by US lawmakers critical of what they see as a worsening human rights environment i...
18:14 2019-06-14

‘If All of Us Come Out, We Can Win.’ Hong Kong Protesters Call for Even Bigger March Hong Kong activists are calling for renewed protests with an even bigger turnout this weekend after police yesterday fired tear gas and rubber bullet...
12:42 2019-06-13

Massive Crowds Take to Streets in 'Last Fight' for Hong Kong Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand tri...
14:00 2019-06-09

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing: source Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing, according to one source familiar with the matter...
09:28 2019-06-13

Protesters in Black Crowd Hong Kong Streets Again The day after Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, hundreds of thousands of prote...
14:00 2019-06-16

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong, China will be able to work things out U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is sure China and Hong Kong will be able to work things out after mass protests against an extraditi...
20:28 2019-06-12

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...
19:00 2019-06-13

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian citizenship oath Hussen says the proposal demonstrates the Liberal government's commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and a renewed relationship based ...
09:28 2019-05-29

Bernie Sanders leans into socialist label, touts 'economic bill of rights' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Wednesday outlined his vision for a new "21st century economic bill of righ...
22:14 2019-06-12

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...
06:00 2019-06-15

Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police and protesters are facing off Monday morning as authorities try to clear the streets of a few hundred people who st...
02:42 2019-06-17

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 ...
14:00 2019-05-26

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 ...
02:56 2019-06-17

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen candlelight vigil Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are holding a candlelight vigil commemorating the Tiananmen protests and remembering the victims of the crackdow...
16:42 2019-06-04

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar commen...
00:56 2019-06-15

Hong Kong protesters march demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and completely withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only su...
11:56 2019-06-16

The Latest: Protesters refuse to leave Hong Kong streets HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Protesters in Hong Kong have refused po...
03:00 2019-06-17

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest law to allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and businessmen off Hong Kong’s st...
15:00 2019-06-09

Hong Kong activists prepare for Tiananmen candlelight vigil Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong were preparing for a candlelight vigil Tuesday commemorating the 30th anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen crackd...
11:42 2019-06-04

30 Years After Tiananmen, the Future for Protest in Hong Kong Is Hazy As demonstrators in Hong Kong prepare to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, one question on people’s minds is: For how much...
00:42 2019-06-03

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would re...
21:28 2019-06-14

Hong Kong police face off with protesters while trying to clear streets Hong Kong police and protesters faced off early Monday as authorities began trying to clear the streets of a few hundred who remained near the city g...
04:28 2019-06-17

Hong Kong leader Lam to meet media at 3 p.m. on Saturday: statement Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will meet the media at 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Saturday, a government statement said, amid reports the government will suspe...
08:14 2019-06-15

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

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 ...
18:28 2019-06-13

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...
22:56 2019-06-13

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former Britis...
17:42 2019-06-15

'Hong Kong' searches surge behind China's Great Firewall Chinese censors are working hard to erase or block news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms amid a surge in interest from ...
06:56 2019-06-14

U.S. senators propose law for annual certification of Hong Kong autonomy U.S. lawmakers on Thursday responded to the crisis in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law with China by introducing legislation that would req...
11:28 2019-06-14

Hong Kong’s Retreat Chips Away at Xi Jinping’s Iron Image The suspension of legislation to extradite suspects to China was the biggest political reversal of Xi Jinping’s years in power. Will it undermine his...
16:00 2019-06-16

Hong Kong court: Denying same-sex spousal benefits unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples in a ruling ...
11:56 2019-06-06

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down Hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters in Hong Kong demanded on Sunday that the city's leader step down over her handling of a bill that woul...
16:00 2019-06-16

Hong Kong set for street march, mourns death of protester HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is bracing for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 mi...
06:00 2019-06-16

Hong Kong's digital battle: tech that helped protesters now used against them Wary of being tracked and targeted like activists inside China, protesters are keeping a low profile onlineIn early June, Ivan Ip, 22, joined a publi...
14:00 2019-06-14

Hong Kong Remembers Tiananmen Square Victims 30 Years On More than 180,000 people attended a Hong Kong vigil remembering victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre 30 years ago, organizers said, equaling the ...
21:14 2019-06-04

The Latest: Hong Kong leader to hold news conference HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against extradition bill (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The Hong Kong government says Chief Execut...
08:28 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Protesters Adjust Tactics With Lessons From 2014 The Hong Kong demonstrations of the past week have been haunted by the ghosts of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, with protesters drawing lessons about ho...
22:00 2019-06-13

Alibaba plans $20 billion Hong Kong listing: sources Alibaba Group is considering raising as much as $20 billion through a second listing and has picked Hong Kong as the venue, three sources told Reuter...
04:28 2019-05-28

US Student Wrote, "I'm From Hong Kong." Intense Chinese Anger Followed Sitting on a bus in Boston, thousands of miles from her home in Hong Kong, college student Frances Hui crossed paths with an inquisitive fellow passe...
07:56 2019-05-26

Hong Kong Craves Autonomy as China Demands Loyalty Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
03:28 2019-06-10

How this Hong Kong CEO from a billionaire family is reinventing hotels for millennials "When I look at Rosewood, I see myself as a target customer. So, that makes it quite easy to kind of craft the experiences, because I would be lookin...
08:14 2019-05-31

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that wo...
14:42 2019-06-14

Sieren's China: Hong Kong is losing room to maneuver There is no doubt that Hong Kong belongs to China. But DW's Frank Sieren does not believe fugitives on the island should be extradited to the mainlan...
00:42 2019-06-14

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...
02:42 2019-06-16

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislat...
05:56 2019-06-13

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...
18:14 2019-06-13

Hong Kong is in danger. China’s promise of democracy was a lie | Anonymous The extradition bill would bulldoze our legal system and hurt our economy. As a former lawyer, I’m protesting to save themThe ninth of June 2019 was ...
15:42 2019-06-13

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...
06:42 2019-06-18

Hong Kong authorities shut government offices due to protests Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extr...
07:00 2019-06-13

The long road: Hong Kong autonomy has been tested since 1997 On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will b...
10:14 2019-06-13

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 ...
02:56 2019-06-13

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rig...
20:00 2019-05-22

Valuations in China and Hong Kong look 'fairly decent': Investor Binay Chandgothia of Principal Global Investors says he would start looking to add exposure to stocks in Hong Kong and China as they sell off more. H...
13:28 2019-06-13

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...
05:01 2019-06-18

As Protesters Fill Hong Kong’s Streets, Businesses Are Alarmed, Too A wave of concern has spread through a community of foreign consultants, investors and executives who have made the territory their home and regional...
14:28 2019-06-12

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...
14:42 2019-06-13

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germa...
21:28 2019-05-22

A Digital Cat-and-Mouse Battle Between Police and Protesters in Hong Kong An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophisticatio...
16:00 2019-06-13

The Latest: Hong Kong police defend dispersal of ‘riot’ Hong Kong’s police commissioner says the scene around the city’s government headquarters was “chaotic” and is appealing for protesters to leave the a...
12:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology HONG KONG (AP) — Young Hong Kong residents protesting a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China for trial are seeking ...
16:14 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Standoff With Police After Clashes Demonstrators, protesting a contentious extradition bill, threw bricks, bottles and umbrellas at riot police guarding the city’s Legislative Council....
14:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquar...
15:28 2019-06-17

The Latest: Hong Kong session delayed as protest gathers HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 11 a.m. 11:03 a.m. The secretariat of Hong KongR...
06:28 2019-06-12

Timeline: Unease grows in Hong Kong about eroding freedoms Steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have raised unease among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst ...
08:14 2019-06-12

Germany grants asylum to 2 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists BERLIN (AP) — Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory. In ...
14:42 2019-05-22

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, ...
15:42 2019-06-17

The long road: Hong Kong's democratic struggles since 1997 On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will b...
15:00 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Activist Granted Asylum by Germany: 'I Had No Choice' Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, a sign of waning international confidence in the city’s political freedoms and ...
14:00 2019-05-22

Hong Kong raises $1 billion in oversubscribed first green bond Hong Kong raised $1 billion from the sale of its first green bond on Wednesday, as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center fo...
07:00 2019-05-22

Nikkei tick up in sympathy with Hong Kong, outlook cloudy Japanese share prices ticked up on Monday, erasing initial losses, after Hong Kong shares gained after Hong Kong's leader indefinitely delayed an unp...
05:42 2019-06-17

Drone video shows massive protest in Hong Kong Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters on Wednesday, delaying a legislative session on a proposed extradit...
18:56 2019-06-12

Tiananmen Square massacre marked with Hong Kong vigil More than 100,000 gather for anniversary but many fear for future of commemorationMore than 100,000 people have gathered in Hong Kong for a candlelig...
22:42 2019-06-04

Hong Kong restaurant owner strikes to support protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong restaurant owner Kelvin Chung has joined other small businesses in closing their doors to show solidarity with thousands o...
15:42 2019-06-12

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCH...
15:56 2019-05-21

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere and humble’ apology to her people Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a “humble” apology Sunday for her handling of an extradition law that sparked the biggest pr...
20:14 2019-06-16

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from Hong Kong prison Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison and has vowed to join ongoing protests demanding that the head of the isla...
11:56 2019-06-17

Hong Kong’s Freedom Protesters Mourn Their Martyr at an Emotional Vigil A man being hailed as a martyr of the Hong Kong freedom movement was mourned at an impassioned memorial Sunday, with protesters accusing the cityR...
13:56 2019-06-16

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 dold...
13:42 2019-06-10

China foreign ministry says Hong Kong affairs an internal matter China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to ...
15:28 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: City Braces for More Demonstrations A march was planned against an unpopular extradition bill, one day after the government agreed to postpone a vote and less than a week after protests...
08:14 2019-06-16

Alibaba plans $20 billion blockbuster Hong Kong listing: sources Alibaba is considering raising as much as $20 billion through a secondary listing in Hong Kong, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, lining ...
06:01 2019-05-28

How Hong Kong's Protesters Find Ways to Outwit the Surveillance State Hong Kong's protesters wore face masks to obscure themselves from CCTVs and in fear of facial recognition software, and bought fresh pay-as-you-go SI...
08:28 2019-06-17

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 prop...
13:56 2019-06-16

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kon...
21:42 2019-05-21

'They don’t want to be subjugated': US backs Hong Kong protesters gathering in historic numbers Top U.S. officials and bipartisan lawmakers are backing the protesters gathering in massive numbers in Hong Kong to stop legislation to allow extradi...
00:28 2019-06-14

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-le...
18:14 2019-06-04

Traffic flowing in heart of Hong Kong as rain curbs protests HONG KONG (AP) — Traffic has been restored in the heart of Hong Kong a day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that wo...
04:28 2019-06-13

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city agai...
01:28 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi...
16:28 2019-05-22

Hong Kong police clear streets as protesters move to park The activists have rejected an apology from Chief Executive Carrie Lam for her handling of the legislation, which has stoked fears of expanding contr...
14:00 2019-06-17

ESR plans to raise up to $1.24 bln in Hong Kong's biggest IPO this year -term sheet Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman Ltd has opened the books on an initial public offering (IPO) that could raise up to $1.24 billion, in what...
06:28 2019-06-05

Chinese paper says 'foreign forces' trying to create havoc in Hong Kong "Foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the former Briti...
04:56 2019-06-10

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 dold...
10:00 2019-06-10

Hong Kong police force back protesters trying to storm parliament A peaceful mass protest in Hong Kong over an extradition bill descended into violence in the early hours of Monday as several hundred protesters clas...
20:42 2019-06-09

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Thousands have taken to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that would enable China to extradite fugitives fro...
11:56 2019-06-09

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support s...
13:56 2019-06-16

The Latest: Hong Kong police seek to defuse public anger HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 8 p.m. Hong Kong’s police commissioner says...
16:42 2019-06-17

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...
14:56 2019-06-17

What’s happening in Hong Kong? Scenes from the biggest protests in half a decade. Clashes in Hong Kong turn violent as protesters challenge a new extradition bill that would effectively apply China’s justice system to the people of...
03:00 2019-06-13

| WATCH: Violence breaks out as police try to clear Hong Kong protesters Police fight with protesters in Hong Kong, using batons and pepper spray as they try to clear demonstrators from the city's parliament after a massiv...
00:56 2019-06-10

Tensions simmer between Hong Kong riot police, protesters after day of violence Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced early on Thursday for possible further clashes across the city's financial district after a day of violen...
20:28 2019-06-12

| Chinese media blames Hong Kong demo on collusion with West Chinese media on has blamed foreign interference over the huge protest that brought central Hong Kong to a standstill, accusing opponents of the city...
15:56 2019-06-10

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...
00:56 2019-06-17

Watch: Hundreds of thousands of protesters fill Hong Kong streets A time-lapse video from June 9 shows hundreds of thousands of protesters streaming into Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay area to protest the government’s pro...
17:42 2019-06-10

Hong Kong braces for new mass protests against planned extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people...
15:14 2019-06-11

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from prison A prominent pro-democracy activist has been released from prison. Joshua Wong's release comes a day after a record-breaking protest in the former Bri...
05:56 2019-06-17

Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut down Scuffles broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people remained on the streets to protest a planned extradit...
11:28 2019-06-13

Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people persevered with a protest against an extradition l...
14:56 2019-06-13

China condemns violent behavior in Hong Kong, supports government China's foreign ministry said on Thursday the central government strongly condemns the violent behavior of protesters in Hong Kong and supports the g...
11:28 2019-06-13

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban o...
02:56 2019-05-23

Hong Kong reports second swine fever case, to cull 4,700 pigs Hong Kong has confirmed its second case of African swine fever, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China, with ...
06:56 2019-06-01

Police use batons and pepper spray on Hong Kong protesters – video Police have clashed with protesters on the streets of Hong Kong after after hundreds of thousands of people marched through the city in protest again...
01:14 2019-06-11

Hong Kong braces for second mass rally as protesters keep pressure on Carrie Lam Chief executive’s suspension of work on extraditions bill rejected by protest leaders as not enoughHong Kong is bracing for another mass rally on Sun...
03:42 2019-06-16

Chinese cyberattack hits encrypted messaging app used by Hong Kong protestors BEIJING — An encrypted messaging app said Thursday that it was hit by a powerful cyberattack from China as a major protest unfolded in Hong Kong. The...
20:42 2019-06-13

China state media blames Hong Kong protests on 'lawlessness' Protests in Hong Kong over planned new extradition laws with China are "hammering" the city's reputation, with outbreaks of "lawlessness" undermining...
07:00 2019-06-13

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing’s influence in the ...
08:28 2019-06-14

Hong Kong singer Anthony Wong scores hit with Tiananmen song HONG KONG (AP) — Thirty years after it was crushed by China’s army, the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement is being commemorated in art, l...
12:28 2019-06-02

City of dissent: How Hong Kong has a long and proud tradition of protesting From the Leftist riots of the 1960s to an uprising that fought a "brainwashing" National Education system, Hongkongers have always protested. But has...
06:42 2019-06-15

US briefing: Trump's 'secret' Mexico plan, Hong Kong and ExxonMobil Wednesday’s top story: President’s agreement already largely revealed by Mexican officials. And Team USA’s perfect World Cup openerSubscribe now to r...
17:56 2019-06-12

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 demonstr...
05:42 2019-06-16

Washington warns Hong Kong to watch for vessel carrying Iranian oil The United States has warned Hong Kong to be on alert for a vessel carrying Iranian petroleum that may seek to stop in the Asia financial hub, and sa...
12:42 2019-05-29

Hong Kong Leader Apologises As Protesters Press Demands For Her To Quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handli...
00:56 2019-06-17

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 govern...
20:42 2019-06-15

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extrad...
13:28 2019-06-12

| 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...
18:14 2019-06-17

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in H...
14:56 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-ESR plans to raise up to $1.24 bln in Hong Kong's biggest IPO this year -term sheet Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman Ltd has opened the books on an initial public offering (IPO) that could raise up to $1.24 billion, in what...
06:28 2019-06-05

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 Commu...
14:56 2019-06-13

Telegram founder claims China disrupted the app to sabotage Hong Kong protesters As Hong Kong battles against the proposed extradition bill that would China more power over the autonomous territory, protesters in the city are said...
13:14 2019-06-13

‘Chaotic’ video shows Hong Kong police using batons, tear gas against protesters While many demonstrators remained peaceful, pockets of protesters charged police with umbrellas. Police responded with tear gas, rubber bullets and b...
00:56 2019-06-13

Umbrella Movement leader joins Hong Kong protests after jail time A leading member of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will "join the fight" against the city's leader over her handling of a controversi...
14:00 2019-06-17

China state media criticize foreign 'hypocrisy' over Hong Kong after climbdown Foreign "meddling" in the affairs of Hong Kong is hypocritical and "ill-intentioned", and Beijing will continue to back embattled chief executive Car...
07:42 2019-06-17

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 peopl...
06:00 2019-06-11

UPDATE 11-Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people kept up a protest against a planned extradition la...
19:00 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Strikes and further protests were expe...
04:42 2019-06-17

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong, demand city leader step down Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city’s streets Sunday in a vehement show of...
14:28 2019-06-16

Tens of thousands expected to rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets on Sunday to demand Hong Kong's leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bil...
03:28 2019-06-16

Nissan’s Infiniti brand to move back to Japan from Hong Kong: document Nissan Motor Co’s premium brand Infiniti is relocating its headquarters back to Japan from Hong Kong, its home since 2012, to create "more operationa...
09:28 2019-05-29

RPT-Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong on Friday as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy, with banks re-opening branches closed dur...
09:00 2019-06-14

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 protes...
11:14 2019-06-17

Alibaba Weighs a Hong Kong Listing as Trade Hawks Turn Up the Temperature The U.S.-traded Chinese company has long discussed such a move, but the news fuels debate as some inside and outside the White House call for weakeni...
19:56 2019-05-28

Joshua Wong released from prison day after hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong A day after organizers said 2 million Hong Kongers took to the streets to march against an extradition bill with China, one of the city's pro-democra...
08:28 2019-06-17

Veteran cleric and Hong Kong democrat keeps up quest for 'historical truth' of Tiananmen Veteran Hong Kong democracy campaigner and Baptist cleric Chu Yiu-ming was in his mid-40s when he joined demonstrators around Beijing's Tiananmen Squ...
08:42 2019-05-28

Filipino maids' dragon boat team makes splash in Hong Kong Filipino women are paddling for gold in this year’s dragon boat races in Hong Kong, with one thing separating them from the competition - they are al...
12:56 2019-06-03

Trump administration unlikely to move on Hong Kong barring dramatic escalation: U.S. official The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramat...
19:14 2019-06-14

Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy on Friday, with banks re-opening branches closed dur...
06:56 2019-06-14

Heated Hong Kong protests dent stocks, spike cash demand Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protesters clashed with police du...
13:28 2019-06-12

Thousands gather in Hong Kong for China's lone Tiananmen Square memorial Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong on Tuesday for the lone memorial in China commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Squar...
00:42 2019-06-05

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen Square vigil on 30th anniversary A vigil commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown has attracted thousands of activists and residents. Organizers say the a...
20:28 2019-06-04

Panic spreads through Hong Kong protest as riot officers fire tear gas Hong Kong police have fired pepper spray at protesters angry about an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial...
19:42 2019-06-12

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 Commu...
09:28 2019-06-13

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests – video report Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes...
18:28 2019-06-16

Hong Kong protests: government leader Carrie Lam condemns 'blatant riot' Lam denies she is ‘selling out’ to Beijing as Chinese state media say protests are pushing the city ‘towards backwardness’Hong Kong’s chief executive...
04:42 2019-06-13

Cboe Global Markets Recognized in Hong Kong As Approved Stock Exchange CHICAGO – January 23, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, toda...
03:56 2019-05-22

No credit cards, no selfies: How Hong Kong’s protesters are evading the surveillance state Today's movement is intentionally leaderless, with participants using cash, encrypted apps and face masks to leave no trace for authorities to follow...
04:01 2019-06-16

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protec...
18:00 2019-06-13

Thousands dressed in black rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader steps down, a day after she sus...
09:14 2019-06-16

Hong Kong protests send stocks lower, spark scramble for cash Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protests against the territory's ...
08:42 2019-06-12

Hong Kong activist released from jail, immediately joins latest protests A notorious Hong Kong protest leader was released from jail Monday — immediately joining the latest mass demonstrations trying to oust embattle...
16:00 2019-06-17

Hong Kong Hospitals Accused of Leaking Protestors' Patient Data to Cops A lawmaker and doctor in Hong Kong claimed on Monday that he received tips that the statutory body that runs all the hospitals in the region was leak...
03:42 2019-06-18

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray at protesters amid scuffles Hong Kong police fired pepper spray at protesters near government buildings on Wednesday as tensions ramped up over an extradition bill that would al...
09:56 2019-06-12

Alibaba reportedly files for a Hong Kong listing that may raise $20 billion as soon as the third quarter Alibaba has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the third quarter of this year, a person with...
15:28 2019-06-13

The Latest: Schumer calls for Senate to vote on gun bill VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Virginia Beach shooting Friday (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The Senate’s top Democrat says...
19:14 2019-06-02

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a ...
07:42 2019-06-17

Police repeatedly fire tear gas on protesters as confrontation turns violent in Hong Kong Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Wednesday with large crowds of protesters gathering around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed debate on ...
12:56 2019-06-12

Thousands march in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since 1989 Tiananmen Square protests More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed...
20:42 2019-05-26

| Hong Kong protesters | Trump, Kim Jong Un progress: WATCH the top world new videos for today Hong Kong protesters prepare barricades near government offices | A year since Singapore, has Trump made progress?; here are the top world news video...
07:00 2019-06-12

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that t...
08:56 2019-05-22

Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) Authorized to Provide Automated Trading Services in Hong Kong CHICAGO – December 5, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today anno...
03:56 2019-05-22

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
16:56 2019-06-17

Hong Kong Police Fire Rubber Bullets As Protests Turn To Violent Chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill th...
14:00 2019-06-12

China, Hong Kong homebuyers play cross-border musical chairs in Bay Area An ambitious plan to transform the industrial towns of China's Pearl River Delta into a modern economic zone powered by new technology ventures has t...
13:00 2019-06-13

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 p...
09:42 2019-06-17

REFILE-UPDATE 10-Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people persevered with a protest against an extradition l...
17:28 2019-06-13

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader as democracy activist vows to join protests Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass prot...
07:42 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protesters storm key road next to govt offices amid chaotic scenes Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong early on Wednesday as thousands of demonstrators stormed a key road next to government offices to protest against...
04:00 2019-06-12

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters gather, government offices shut after violent protests A few thousand protesters in Hong Kong on Thursday readied for potentially more clashes with police over a planned extradition law with mainland Chin...
07:00 2019-06-13

Freed Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Addresses Rally on the Day He Is Released From Prison Activists and striking students gathered outside Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Monday to listen to freed democracy campaigner Joshua Wong ...
09:42 2019-06-17

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in H...
08:56 2019-06-17

Hong Kong police say they want to begin clearing streets of protesters after letting them stay all night. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police say they want to begin clearing streets of protesters after letting them stay all night. . The post Hong Kong polic...
02:14 2019-06-17

A growing number of Chinese consumers are switching from Apple's iPhone, Hong Kong paper says Huawei is winning over more and more Apple fans in China as the escalated trade tensions stoked "nationalist sentiment," according to South China Mor...
15:28 2019-05-23

‘It’s Not the Final Battle.’ 10 Questions for Freed Hong Kong Democracy Campaigner Joshua Wong The international face of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, Joshua Wong was released from prison in Hong Kong Monday at a critical juncture in th...
12:28 2019-06-17

Trump calls for trade deal passage before infrastructure bill President Trump told Democratic lawmakers in a letter Tuesday that Congress should take up and pass a trade deal with Canada and Mexico before debati...
04:42 2019-05-22

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to 'shut it down' in Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon det...
22:56 2019-06-07

Oregon bill would allow victims of racially motivated 911 calls to sue the caller Victims of those police calls would be able to sue the caller for up to $250, under a measure overwhelmingly approved by state Senate.   &...
12:56 2019-06-05

Alibaba seeks stock split to boost available shares ahead of reported Hong Kong listing Under Alibaba's proposal, one share would be split into eight with the number of shares available for investors increasing from 4 billion to 32 ...
11:42 2019-06-17

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hon...
14:14 2019-06-13

Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful. The post Hong Kong...
11:56 2019-06-06

| Hong Kong protests | Carter talks Trump: WATCH the top World news videos for today Hong Kong police force back protesters trying to storm parliament | Carter talks Trump, China and leadership at church; here are the top World news v...
15:56 2019-06-10

Hong Kong government issues apology over handling of politically-charged legislation that sparked massive protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong government issues apology over handling of politically-charged legislation that sparked massive protests. The post Hong Ko...
18:00 2019-06-16

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a ...
07:14 2019-06-17

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
15:56 2019-06-13

Bill Maher calls political correctness 'cancer on progressivism,' says he doesn't trust media "Real Time" host Bill Maher blasted political correctness as a "cancer on progressivism" and slammed the media during his Monday night appearance on ...
09:56 2019-06-11

Pro-life group calls for Netflix boycott after streaming giant threatens to leave Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill A United Kingdom-based pro-life group has called for a boycott of Netflix after the streaming giant said it would consider shunning Georgia over the ...
20:28 2019-06-05

The reason Britain rolls out the red carpet for Trump? It’s what Britain does | Nesrine Malik I have bad news for the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. It is entirely British to welcome problematic alliesThis time it’s a full-blown state visit, rat...
21:42 2019-06-02

Britons Pause to Vote in an Election Many Did Not Want But voting for the European Parliament was an ideal way to cast protest ballots against the Tories and Labour, they said. Both parties seemed headed ...
00:14 2019-05-24

We Don't Need to 'Pause' Police Use of Face Recognition—We Need to Ban It Forever Facial recognition experts called to testify before a congressional hearing on Wednesday found themselves in broad agreement: Citing a litany of abus...
23:56 2019-05-22

Oil nearly flat in pause after previous session's gains Oil prices were near flat early Thursday in what was seen as a pause after gains in the two previous sessions, as traders considered geopolitical dev...
15:42 2019-05-21

Afro-Ecuadoreans Maintain Identity Through Spiritual Practices The photographer Johis Alarcón documented not just the indelible influence of African culture in Ecuador, but also how the descendants of enslaved wo...
10:28 2019-05-31

HII awarded $687M to modernize, maintain USS Gerald R. Ford Huntington Ingalls was awarded a five-year, $687 million contract for work on the USS Gerald R. Ford, which includes repair and modernization, as wel...
19:56 2019-06-13

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communicatio...
15:42 2019-05-24

| IAAF maintain ban on doping-tainted Russia - source Russia's participation at the Doha world championships remains on tenterhooks after the IAAF voted to maintain its ban on the track and field giants ...
21:56 2019-06-08

The US will maintain oil production despite falling prices, says deputy energy secretary The U.S. will maintain its oil production — or even ramp it up higher — despite low energy prices, Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said Wedne...
07:28 2019-06-12

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a ...
19:28 2019-05-30

North Korea's famed Mass Games put on pause after Kim Jong Un criticism North Korea's famed Mass Games is being put on pause, according to tour groups that organize visits to the country, two days after Kim Jong Un was re...
15:14 2019-06-05

Tariffs pause China's purchases of American soybeans, report says Tariffs have prompted China to halt its new purchases of soybeans from the U.S., according to a Bloomberg report.       ...
21:28 2019-05-30

The Latest: Rose makes 2 tough saves to maintain Open lead PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Justin Rose has made it through his opening five...
19:28 2019-06-14

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election...
15:56 2019-05-21