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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...

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits

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Why Hong Kong Protesters Aren’t Calling It Quits After the Suspension of a Controversial Extradition Bill Twice in as many weeks protesters have thronged to Hong Kong’s streets in unprecedented numbers to demand the government withdraw a proposal th...
15:28 2019-06-19

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

'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 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

Hong Kong protesters continue to demonstrate as leader hides from public Hong Kong protestors in opposition to their legislation’s proceedings demonstrated outside their Department of Justice’s headquarters on Thursday to ...
19:14 2019-06-27

'We need to stay here:' Hong Kong protesters again demand city's leader quit Protesters in Hong Kong on Friday again hit the streets to press the city's leader to resign — just three days after she vowed to finish her ter...
15:42 2019-06-21

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

Hong Kong Leader Condemns Clashes, Calls Protesters "Rioters" Anti-government protesters who fought police inside a Hong Kong shopping mall were "rioters", the finance hub's pro-Beijing leader said Monday, as sh...
18:14 2019-07-15

Hong Kong leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called 'rioters' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she...
18:42 2019-07-15

"Calm Down," Emotional Hong Kong Leader Urges Protesters; Airport Reopens Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam said city's recovery from protests that have swept the Asian financial hub could take a long time and that she ...
11:14 2019-08-13

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 leader ignores protesters' deadline to pull controversial extradition bill Hong Kong's government ignored a Thursday deadline imposed by protesters to scrap controversial extradition legislation, setting the stage for additi...
11:14 2019-06-21

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

Hong Kong’s Embattled Leader Urges Protesters to ‘Restore Order’ Amid a Citywide Strike Addressing the public for the first time in weeks, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday lashed out at protesters for hurting the city as they moved ...
07:56 2019-08-05

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 leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands. ...
20:56 2019-07-09

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

Cathay Pacific CEO quits over Hong Kong protest blowback Rupert Hogg is the first major corporate casualty of the Hong Kong protests, as firms face pressure to support Beijing. The airline has been forced t...
16:56 2019-08-16

Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
00:28 2019-08-17

Cathay Pacific boss quits after Hong Kong protests hit share price Rupert Hogg resigns as China pressures airline to stand down staff who support ralliesThe head of Cathay Pacific has quit after protests in Hong Kong...
23:42 2019-08-16

What do the Hong Kong protesters want? The territory has been rocked by protests ending in violent clashes with police. Demonstrators have five key demandsHong Kong has been rocked by prot...
20:28 2019-08-13

Why are Hong Kong protesters at the airport? HKG, Hong Kong's international airport, is one of the busiest in Asia. And it had emerged as a key protest target before today's mass gathering, as a...
21:42 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened t...
16:42 2019-06-21

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent ...
15:14 2019-07-10

Hong Kong leader 'sorry' and 'should have done better' Hong Kong's leader has given her "sincere apology" following mass protests against a proposed extradition law, but has not said she will scrap the bi...
11:42 2019-06-18

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G-20 Leaders for Help Beijing has said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the Group of 20 summit meeting. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backin...
18:42 2019-06-27

China: Hong Kong protesters 'no different to terrorists' Flights have resumed at Hong Kong airport after two days of clashes between pro-democracy supporters and riot police, as China said anti-government p...
17:14 2019-08-14

Protesters take over Hong Kong's legislature A large group of protesters in Hong Kong has taken over the legislative chamber, spray painting slogans on the wall and over the territory's emb...
22:01 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protesters tie up newspaper reporter A man seized by protesters at Hong Kong’s airport and tied to a luggage cart has been identified as a reporter for a mainland China newspaper, the pu...
00:56 2019-08-14

On the Streets With Hong Kong’s Protesters: What Is the End Game? We saw scenes of violence, as well as hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators. There is still much unity in the face of mainland China’s encr...
12:14 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protesters shut down airport One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's main termi...
06:28 2019-08-13

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

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as co...
20:42 2019-06-21

Hong Kong’s Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions Carrie Lam’s administration is confident that it can weather further demonstrations, despite recent violent clashes and signs that the economy could ...
15:42 2019-07-19

Hong Kong protesters swarm Mong Kok Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march happening Saturday in one of the world's most densely populated...
13:42 2019-08-03

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 protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil soci...
14:28 2019-07-02

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

Hong Kong airport occupied by protesters Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series o...
06:56 2019-08-10

Police and protesters clash in downtown Hong Kong Hong Kong police fired tear gas at demonstrators, as petrol bombs exploded in the downtown bar district of Wan Chai on Sunday evening as clashes duri...
18:56 2019-08-11

Hong Kong police clash with protesters at airport Chaotic scenes were reported outside Hong Kong's airport after police used pepper spray on protesters who blocked a police van. Flights at the airpor...
03:42 2019-08-14

Why a pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker raised the ire of protesters A pro-Beijing lawmaker who has become a figure of hate among pro-democracy circles in Hong Kong has issued a direct threat to his opponents after van...
09:28 2019-07-24

Hong Kong protesters disperse one day after storming the legislature A day after angry protesters stormed and vandalized Hong Kong's legislature amid anger over a proposed extradition bill, the exterior of the bui...
05:00 2019-07-02

Hong Kong Protesters, Police Clash at Airport Police clashed with protesters at Hong Kong’s international airport late Tuesday, capping a second day of snarled travel plans with a bout of violenc...
22:56 2019-08-13

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. The city's embattled leader, Car...
05:56 2019-07-02

| WATCH: Chaos as Hong Kong protesters take over parliament It started with an attempt Monday by hundreds of protesters to force a street vendor's trolley through the glass frontage of Hong Kong's parliament b...
20:42 2019-07-01

More Than 20 Protesters Charged With Rioting Appear in Hong Kong Court (HONG KONG) — Supporters rallied outside a court in Hong Kong on Wednesday ahead of an appearance by 23 fellow protesters who have been charged...
19:00 2019-07-31

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests A march on Sunday in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong came one day after clashes broke out between police officers and protesters in a town near mainlan...
10:14 2019-07-14

Hong Kong protesters appear in court on riot charges Authorities have levied the most serious charges — with a 10-year sentence — against protesters since demonstrations began last month. Pro-democracy ...
02:28 2019-08-01

Hong Kong strike: Can protesters shut down the city? Protesters in Hong Kong are calling for civil servants to stay home on Monday as a sign of solidarity with the pro-democracy movement. However, civil...
23:28 2019-08-02

Hong Kong protesters condemned after being rushed by police Police in Hong Kong have gained back control of a government building by firing tear gas and charging at demonstrators after protests turned violent....
07:56 2019-07-02

Hong Kong Protesters Apologize After Chaos at Airport After ugly, violent scenes on Tuesday night, demonstrators promised to do better. “We apologize for our behavior but we are just too scared,” one pos...
10:56 2019-08-14

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

Hong Kong airport occupied by hundreds of protesters Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series o...
11:14 2019-08-09

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters hit and run Weeks of increasingly violent protests have plunged Hong Kong into its biggest political crisis for decades, posing a serious challenge to China'...
02:56 2019-08-11

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

The Latest: Hong Kong police fight with protesters Police in Hong Kong have fought with protesters as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the Chinese terr...
16:56 2019-07-14

China vows no ‘mercy’ for Hong Kong protesters Chinese authorities accused Hong Kong demonstrators of engaging in "terrorism" and promised to stamp out protests mercilessly after a weekend of brut...
01:14 2019-08-13

Hong Kong police pepper spray protesters Police in Hong Kong use pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters who had seized highways early Monday.     ...
16:56 2019-07-01

Police and protesters clash in second Hong Kong town Standoff in Sha Tin over extradition bill comes one day after unrest in Sheung ShuiClashes have erupted again between police and protesters in Hong K...
16:42 2019-07-14

Why aren't Hong Kong's protesters backing down? – podcast Millions of people have taken to the streets over the past three weeks in opposition to an extradition law. The Guardian correspondent Emma Graham-Ha...
20:42 2019-06-27

Hong Kong protesters march in new outpouring of grievances Opponents of a proposed Hong Kong extradition law are staging their latest protest, adding to an outpouring of complaints that the Chinese territory’...
12:00 2019-07-14

Hong Kong at a Standstill as Protesters Return to the Streets Hundreds of thousands marched through city streets as unrest stretched into a seventh weekend, with crowds registering their support for both sides i...
16:56 2019-07-21

Hong Kong protesters appeal to world leaders Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of t...
19:14 2019-06-27

Hong Kong Protesters Converge on the International Airport for a Three-Day Sit-In Protesters converged on Hong Kong’s international airport Friday, kicking off a three-day sit-in and the first of several rallies planned for t...
16:28 2019-08-09

| 'It's humanitarian': The medics helping Hong Kong's protesters In the early days of Hong Kong's protests, Jonathan put out a call on a messaging app seeking fellow medics to aid demonstrators - within a day, 4 00...
14:28 2019-08-09

Hong Kong: Police fire tear gas at protesters Protesters in Hong Kong have defied police demonstration bans and taken to the streets. Police used tear gas on protesters at a number of locations a...
18:28 2019-08-11

Hong Kong police to mark protesters with colored dye Police in Hong Kong say they will spray protesters for identification purposes. China's official news agency has warned that Beijing will not let the...
22:14 2019-08-04

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

The Moment a Hong Kong Policeman Pulled His Gun on Protesters A Wall Street Journal video shows an embattled officer pulling his sidearm to chase off assailants. Here’s how a day that began with a quiet protest ...
17:14 2019-08-14

A day after street chaos, Hong Kong protesters march again A day after one of Hong Kong's most iconic shopping districts was transformed into a tear gas-filled battleground, protesters have again taken to the...
12:28 2019-08-04

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation,...
06:00 2019-07-08

‘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

Hong Kong protesters call for 'Mulan' boycott Liu Yifei, the actress starring in Disney's upcoming live-action "Mulan", waded into the Hong Kong protest controversy on Thursday by expressing supp...
20:00 2019-08-16

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will not resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam maintained that she has no plans to resign in the face of a turbulent pro-democracy movement that held a general strike l...
09:28 2019-08-05

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Inquiry Into Police Violence Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demo...
10:14 2019-07-21

Taiwan open to granting Hong Kong protesters asylum Taiwan's government has said it would provide assistance to Hong Kong protesters on humanitarian grounds. The pledge risks straining the already tens...
14:28 2019-07-19

Police fire tear gas at pockets of protesters across Hong Kong Police in Hong Kong clashed with pro-democracy protesters at a number of locations across the territory on Sunday, during the 10th straight weekend o...
20:28 2019-08-11

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

Hong Kong police and protesters refine battle tactics Hong Kong police and protesters clashed in cat-and-mouse encounters across the city on Sunday, marking a shift in tactics during a tenth straight wee...
18:56 2019-08-11

Taiwan pledges help for Hong Kong protesters seeking sanctuary More than 30 protesters arrive in Taiwan to seek shelter from prosecutionTaiwan’s government has said it will provide assistance to Hong Kong protest...
15:00 2019-07-19

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters, airport sit-in marks second day A planned three-day sit-in at Hong Kong International Airport continued for a second day Saturday, while police used tear gas on protesters at two ot...
08:14 2019-08-11

Exclusive: President Trump Says Hong Kong Protesters Are Having A ‘Big Impact’ President Donald Trump called the protesters on the streets of Hong Kong “very effective,” but declined to voice support for their specif...
22:14 2019-06-18

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

Hong Kong protesters back on streets after explosives discovery For a seventh weekend, tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong are protesting and demanding more autonomy from China. Two more people have been arre...
14:14 2019-07-21

Hong Kong Protesters Battle Police, Despite Beijing's Warnings Police made dozens of arrests late Sunday amid bloody clashes with protesters across the city, cracking down hard on antigovernment demonstrators who...
22:28 2019-08-11

Hong Kong's elderly march in support of young protesters Senior citizens in Hong Kong have taken to the streets in support of the youths at the forefront of month-long protests against a widely-hated extrad...
19:14 2019-07-17

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

Hong Kong protesters overrun parliament, spraying graffiti Protesters took over the territory's legislative chamber on Monday, smashing reinforced glass and spray painting graffiti onto the walls. Their anger...
22:56 2019-07-01

Hong Kong extradition protesters escalate fight in suburbs Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill that has...
15:56 2019-07-14

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

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

Hong Kong grounds flights as protesters swarm airport Early Monday, all departing flights were cancelled in Hong Kong as thousands of anti-government protesters flooded the city’s International Air...
20:28 2019-08-12

Hong Kong Protesters Egg China Office At End Of Massive Rally Masked protesters daubed the walls of China's office in Hong Kong with eggs and graffiti Sunday night following another massive rally, focusing anger...
21:00 2019-07-21

Clashes break out as Hong Kong protesters escalate fight Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill. Cl...
04:42 2019-07-15

Hong Kong Protesters Are Taking Their Message to Chinese Tourists A march planned for Sunday is the first major action since protesters concerned about Beijing’s influence broke into the Hong Kong legislature last w...
09:42 2019-07-07

Hong Kong protesters take aim at Chinese visitors to explain grievances Thousands of protesters are expected to take to the streets in the heart of Hong Kong’s tourism district on Sunday to explain to mainland Chinese vis...
08:28 2019-07-07

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 Cancels Flights as Protesters Fill Airport Hong Kong’s airport authority canceled more than 100 flights Monday afternoon as demonstrators converged after a night of violence to protest authori...
13:00 2019-08-12

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas To Disperse Protesters Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters on Saturday - sending tourists fleeing weeping in Kowloon - only fo...
08:00 2019-08-12

By swarming Hong Kong airport, protesters take their message to the world Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong were packing the city's international airport Monday as hundreds more were queuing to get in and express their o...
08:00 2019-08-12

Hong Kong police fire teargas and charge at protesters Officers move to disperse crowds after breakaway group stormed parliament buildingHong Kong police have fired teargas at demonstrators and moved to d...
00:28 2019-07-02

Tear gas fired as police and protesters clash in Hong Kong Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters - hours after a largely peaceful rally against a now-suspended extraditi...
19:28 2019-07-21

Anger as Hong Kong protesters appear in court on rioting charges Detained protesters, including teenage students, each face up to 10 years in prisonA pilot, a nurse and several teenage students were among 40 people...
21:28 2019-07-31

China warns Hong Kong protesters of severe repercussions Demonstrators in Hong Kong should not underestimate China's "immense strength," a government official has warned. Unrest has reached new levels in re...
20:28 2019-08-06

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' Radical protesters in Hong Kong must not mistake China's restraint for weakness, China's Hong Kong affairs office said on Tuesday, vowing that the "...
12:42 2019-08-06

Hong Kong Protesters Converge Outside Police Headquarters, Parliament Thousands of protesters converged on Hong Kong's police headquarters and blocked major roads Friday, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beij...
09:14 2019-06-21

Incredible scenes of police and protesters clashing in Hong Kong The demonstrators are demanding direct elections for the semi-autonomous Chinese territory's leader.        ...
03:42 2019-08-01

Police battle protesters as strike paralyses Hong Kong Police fired tear gas at protesters in multiple parts of Hong Kong on Monday after a general strike hit transport and the city's Beijing-backed leade...
20:42 2019-08-05

Hong Kong protesters clash with police on handover anniversary Police have faced off with protesters outside the Hong Kong government as it marks the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chin...
06:28 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protesters rally in luxury shopping area Hong Kong’s summer of protests continued Sunday as demonstrators occupied various neighborhoods and a high-end shopping area before being pushed back...
14:28 2019-08-05

Hong Kong police fire teargas in clashes with protesters Thousands of demonstrators defy police orders by deviating from approved routeDemonstrators in Hong Kong clashed with riot police on Saturday evening...
17:56 2019-08-03

Hong Kong’s ‘death fighters’: young protesters with nothing to lose Group who stormed legislative building defend their action as last resort after being ignored for yearsAs midnight approached on Monday, four protest...
19:28 2019-07-03

Hong Kong protesters return to streets a day after violent clashes Demonstrators and police shift tactics ahead of city-wide strike and protests in seven districtsProtesters have taken to the streets of Hong Kong for...
20:42 2019-08-04

Hong Kong protesters defy warnings with weekend rallies Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong hold a mass rally as they face down increasingly stern warnings from China over weeks of unrest that have plu...
20:56 2019-08-03

Hong Kong protesters and police face off in familiar cycle Hong Kong protesters streamed past the designated endpoint for a rally in the latest of a series of demonstrations targeting the government of the se...
00:56 2019-08-04

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

Hong Kong Tycoon Warns Protesters and Beijing Against Violence Hong Kong’s richest man bought the full front pages of many local newspapers to run a pair of ads—one aimed at the Chinese government, the other at d...
04:00 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protesters stage airport sit-in for international support Pro-democracy protesters held a sit-in in the arrivals hall of Hong Kong's airport. City leaders have said they will not concede to protesters' deman...
20:00 2019-08-09

Attackers beat Hong Kong autonomy protesters in subway Media in Hong Kong have released video footage showing masked assailants attacking commuters in a subway station. For a seventh weekend, thousands de...
06:28 2019-07-22

| WATCH | 'It's humanitarian': The medics helping Hong Kong's protesters In the early days of Hong Kong's protests, Jonathan put out a call on a messaging app seeking fellow medics to aid demonstrators - within a day, 4 00...
18:28 2019-08-09

Hundreds of protesters sit in at Hong Kong airport to reiterate their 'five demands' Several hundreds of protesters handed out anti-government flyers in more than 16 languages to arrival passengers at the Hong Kong International Airpo...
14:28 2019-08-09

The Latest: Protesters dismantle Hong Kong legislature wall HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 6:35 p.m. A group of protesters in...
14:42 2019-07-01

‘Desperate:’ Hong Kong protesters detail legislature assault Four protesters who took part in the storming of Hong Kong’s legislature on Monday have spoken to The Associated Press, explaining why they felt comp...
15:00 2019-07-04

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

Did Hong Kong Police Abuse Protesters? What Videos Show Tear-gassed, beaten and dragged. Experts in crowd control say the Hong Kong police used excessive force on protesters during a demonstration in June....
12:42 2019-06-30

Hong Kong protesters continue past march’s end point Hong Kong protesters have pressed on past the designated end point for a march in which tens of thousands repeated demands for direct elections and a...
13:42 2019-07-21

| China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' Protesters in Hong Kong must not "play with fire" and mistake China's restraint for weakness, Beijing has warned, in its sharpest rebuke yet of the d...
21:00 2019-08-07

Hong Kong protesters pledge to stand up to thugs after attack Anger growing against police and authorities after masked men left 45 people in hospitalProtesters in Hong Kong have pledged to stand up to thugs who...
18:28 2019-07-23

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 protesters charged with rioting as violence flares Supporters gather outside court where accused appeared, chanting ‘liberate Hong Kong’ More than 20 people have appeared in court in Hong Kong charged...
17:42 2019-07-31

Hong Kong protesters move to luxury shopping district Demonstrators in Hong Kong have moved en masse to a luxury shopping district after riot police used tear gas to clear out an area they were previousl...
16:56 2019-08-04

Imagine all the Post-its: Hong Kong protesters come together with 'Lennon Walls' During Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" of 2014, colorful Post-it notes of support covered a wall near where protesters camped in the streets calling ...
00:00 2019-07-13

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

Soul Searching Among Hong Kong Protesters After Chaos at Airport After ugly, violent scenes on Tuesday night, demonstrators promised to do better. “We apologize for our behavior but we are just too scared,” one pos...
13:56 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protesters disperse after blockading police headquarters Thousands of protesters who had blockaded police headquarters in Asia's leading financial center had mostly dispersed by Saturday morning with some r...
04:14 2019-06-22

Hong Kong Protesters Are Fueled by a Broader Demand: More Democracy Underlying the opposition to a bill allowing extraditions to mainland China is public dissatisfaction with a political system that leaves many people...
20:00 2019-07-08

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Withdrawal of Extradition Bill Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam came under pressure to pull a controversial bill to legalize extradition to China, after opponents criticized he...
21:42 2019-07-09

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong International Airport Protesters occupied the Hong Kong International Airport Monday, forcing officials to cancel flights. The airport is the eighth largest in the world. ...
16:56 2019-08-12

Flights Canceled for a Second Day as Protesters Reoccupy Hong Kong’s Airport Demonstrators invaded the terminal building at Hong Kong International Airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing the cancellation of all flights out ...
13:14 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protesters target traders from mainland China Thousands of Hong Kongers once again took to the streets in protest, this time to vent out their anger at traders from mainland China who buy goods i...
18:28 2019-07-13

Protesters and police clash in Hong Kong after peaceful march Police use pepper spray and truncheons after protest about cross-border tradersClashes broke out between police and protesters in Hong Kong on Saturd...
19:00 2019-07-13

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

Protesters clash with riot police at Hong Kong airport In a chaotic end of a second day marked by flight disruptions, protesters clashed with riot police at Hong Kong’s airport late Tuesday — as par...
00:56 2019-08-14

Flights resume at Hong Kong airport after protesters restricted The Hong Kong Airport Authority said it has obtained an interim court order barring protesters from demonstrating at the island's airport except in t...
01:42 2019-08-15

Hong Kong riot police clash with airport protesters Batons and pepper spray used on demonstrators as flights suspended for second dayPolice armed with batons and pepper spray have clashed with thousand...
22:00 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protesters return to airport as Lam warns of 'abyss' Hundreds of demonstrators stage new rally a day after shutdown at major transport hub Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters have staged a new rally at...
11:42 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protesters march again, reaching out to Chinese visitors Tens of thousands of protesters marched through one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, trying to gain support from mainland Chinese...
18:14 2019-07-07

Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislature, Dividing the Movement After weeks of protest that took the high road, a smaller group’s use of force to enter and deface government chambers raises questions about directi...
02:14 2019-07-02

| China slams Hong Kong airport protesters as 'terrorist-like' China reacted furiously to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong Kong'...
18:00 2019-08-14

Protesters apologize after days of chaos at Hong Kong airport Flights have resumed at Hong Kong’s airport after two days of chaos and violence involving pro-democracy demonstrators, who offered their apologies W...
16:28 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protesters block major highway near parliament Protesters have gathered near Hong Kong’s main government complex, blocking most of a major city highway. They insist that a controversial law allowi...
11:56 2019-06-21

Riot Police Baton Charge Hong Kong Protesters Fresh political violence broke out in Hong Kong Sunday evening as riot police baton charged protesters in a bid to disperse demonstrators following a...
00:56 2019-07-08

Flights restart at Hong Kong airport as protesters apologize About three dozen protesters remained camped in the airport’s arrivals area a day after a mass demonstration and frenzied mob violence forced m...
14:56 2019-08-14

| 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

| 'When will you die?' Hong Kong leader grilled at press conference When Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam appeared before the press, she appeared to be expecting to deliver a brief statement and move on. Instead she face...
07:14 2019-08-14

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned violence that broke out Monday when weapon-wielding, masked assailants attacked pro-democracy protesters, journ...
16:28 2019-07-23

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and...
02:14 2019-07-02

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived dur...
15:42 2019-06-18

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

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam apologizes but won’t resign HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has apologized for an extradition bill ...
12:00 2019-06-18

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

Protesters could push Hong Kong into a 'very dangerous situation,' government warns The Hong Kong government has warned protesters could push the city into a "very dangerous situation" after another weekend of demonstrations paralyze...
16:56 2019-08-04

‘People are getting scared’: riot police clash with protesters in Hong Kong Tense standoffs follow peaceful march with police resorting to teargas and pepper spray on third consecutive day of mass protest Demonstrators in Hon...
03:56 2019-08-04

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

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

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

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 protesters take to the streets in seventh week of mass marches Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong have taken to the streets for the seventh consecutive weekend amid high tensions in the semi-autonomous Chinese ...
12:42 2019-07-21

Hong Kong police, protesters clash on anniversary of handover to China The group of mostly young protesters had planned to disrupt a ceremony marking the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from the British to the C...
06:28 2019-07-01

Protesters block Hong Kong building access, plan new action Protesters fearing an erosion of Hong Kong’s legal autonomy blocked access to a government building for nearly two hours and plan more demonstrations...
10:14 2019-06-24

Protesters smash into Hong Kong Legislature on anniversary of handover to China Combative protesters in Hong Kong oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.  ...
16:56 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protesters storm government building as tensions rise Hong Kong protesters on Monday marked the 22nd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese rule by bursting into the legislative building amid widesp...
17:56 2019-07-01

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters rally again near government offices More than 1,000 people, mostly students dressed in black, rallied outside government offices in Hong Kong on Friday as protests over a controversial ...
15:14 2019-06-28

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

Protesters in Hong Kong Occupy Shopping District on Eve of General Strike Sunday is the second of three straight days of large-scale actions intended to increase pressure on the government, culminating in a citywide walkout...
15:28 2019-08-04

| WATCH: Clashes as Hong Kong protesters vandalise police station Hong Kong police have fired tear gas in confrontations with black-clad activists in a popular tourist district, as the Chinese-controlled territory w...
15:00 2019-08-04

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

Protesters march in Hong Kong as rival rally supports police Thousands of mostly black-clad activists set off on a protest march in Hong Kong's Mong Kok district on Saturday, as the Chinese-controlled city brac...
14:56 2019-08-03

Hong Kong police criticized over failure to stop attacks on protesters Hong Kong police faced criticism on Monday for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters and passersby from attack by what opposition...
12:28 2019-07-22

Hong Kong police officer threatens protesters with shotgun – video Police have clashed with protesters outside Kwai Chung police station where dozens of demonstrators are being held. Protesters gathered outside the p...
01:42 2019-08-01

China accuses Hong Kong protesters of committing 'evil acts' The Chinese government has accused pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong of committing "evil and criminal acts" that have seriously damaged the semi-...
19:14 2019-07-31

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

"Those Who Play With Fire Perish By It": China Warns Hong Kong Protesters Protesters in Hong Kong must not "play with fire" and mistake Beijing's restraint for weakness, China said on Tuesday in its sharpest rebuke yet of t...
15:14 2019-08-06

Hong Kong protesters smash windows at legislature in fresh chaos Protesters used a metal trolley to try to storm Hong Kong's Legislative Council building on Monday and smashed windows in a fresh wave of demonstrati...
09:42 2019-07-01

'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

China likens protesters to 'terrorists', Hong Kong airport reopens China's Hong Kong Liaison office said on Wednesday that anti government protesters were no different to "terrorists", as U.S. President Donald Trump ...
13:28 2019-08-14

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 protesters clash with police as summer of discontent continues A group of protesters have attempted to force their way into the Legislative Council building, the center of Hong Kong's government, as the semi-auto...
13:42 2019-07-01

China Warns Hong Kong Protesters, Signals Growing Impatience China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs signaled Beijing’s waning patience with protesters in Hong Kong, warning them not to underestimate the stren...
20:28 2019-08-06

Chinese Official Warns Hong Kong Protesters Against ‘Color Revolution’ “The violence is getting more and more intense” in Hong Kong, the mainland official said just days after protests and a citywide strike resulted in c...
09:14 2019-08-08

Masked Hong Kong protesters hold rare press conference Three masked youngsters from Hong Kong's anti-government movement took the unusual step of holding a press conference to demand democracy, conde...
21:42 2019-08-06

Hong Kong police criticized for failing to stop attacks on protesters HONG KONG – Hong Kong police faced criticism on Monday for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters and passersby from attack ...
19:56 2019-07-22

| WATCH: Anger soars over vicious mob attack on Hong Kong protesters Anger has soared in Hong Kong over a vicious assault against pro-democracy protesters by a mob of suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded,...
18:14 2019-07-22

Protesters aim to disrupt Hong Kong airport in latest show of opposition Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong held a mass demonstration at the city's main airport Friday, at the start of three consecutive days of planne...
13:42 2019-08-09

Airport sit-in as Hong Kong protesters kick off latest round of protests Hundreds of pro-democracy demonstrators have kicked off three days of rallies at Hong Kong's airport in the hopes of winning international support fr...
14:28 2019-08-09

Hong Kong's Protesters Test Riot Police With Cat-and-Mouse Tactics Protesters led riot police on a dangerous game of cat and mouse, splitting up and moving throughout Hong Kong blocking roads and tunnels as they went...
16:56 2019-08-10

'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

Hong Kong Airport Cancels All Departures As Protesters Squat Inside Hong Kong airport authorities on Tuesday suspended all check-ins, but reversed a previous statement saying that all departing flights had been cancel...
16:56 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Airport Cancels All Flights For Today As Protesters Swarm Hong Kong airport authorities canceled remaining flights on Monday after protesters swarmed the main terminal building for a fourth day, the biggest ...
18:00 2019-08-12

'Free Hong Kong': Protesters pressure China ahead of G-20 summit About 10,000 people in Hong Kong protested Wednesday to urge this week's G-20 summit to take up what they say is an urgent need for increased de...
19:14 2019-06-27

Hong Kong protesters resume chorus of opposition to extradition bill Tens of thousands of Hong Kong people rallied for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers, as deep-seated anger and ...
11:42 2019-07-14

Clashes break out as Hong Kong protesters escalate fight in suburbs Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill that has...
06:28 2019-07-15

| WATCH: Hong Kong protesters smash windows, enter legislature Protesters stormed Hong Kong's parliament building as the territory marked its China handover anniversary, smashing through reinforced windows and st...
20:42 2019-07-01

A run on gas masks: Hong Kong protesters circumvent crackdown on protective gear Items crucial for withstanding violent clashes and tear gas are in short supply, as authorities disrupt the flow of protective equipment into the ter...
14:00 2019-08-16

Hong Kong Airport Cancels All Departures As Protesters Occupy Terminal Anti-government protesters brought chaos to Hong Kong's airport for a second consecutive day Tuesday, forcing airlines to suspend check-in for depart...
16:56 2019-08-13

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters fire up fight in the suburbs Tens of thousands rallied in Hong Kong on Sunday driven by deep-seated anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill which has revived fe...
15:00 2019-07-14

Hong Kong cancels all flights in and out of the city as protesters fill the airport for 4th day Hong Kong airport has cancelled all flights going in and out of the city for the rest of the day as protesters occupy the arrival and departure halls...
15:42 2019-08-12

Hong Kong protesters seek to tell mainland Chinese visitors about their struggle Visitors from China accustomed to high end hotels and luxury stores were handed Hong Kong newspapers detailing the upheaval in the city over the past...
17:56 2019-07-07

Hong Kong protesters take to Kowloon, in bid to appeal to mainland Chinese tourists Tens of thousands of people marched through the Kowloon side of Hong Kong on Sunday in the latest of a long series of protests against a proposed law...
14:56 2019-07-07

Hong Kong protesters urge world leaders to support them at G20 summit Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of t...
20:42 2019-06-27

'Free Hong Kong!': protesters' demands widen as rallies continue Demonstrators back on the streets for first time since last week’s storming of legislatureTens of thousands of protesters have marched to keep up the...
14:14 2019-07-07

Hong Kong protesters rally to 'explain' demos to mainland Chinese Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong for a march through the city's tourist district to the high-speed railway station linking it to mainland China....
15:42 2019-07-07

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

Hong Kong: Protesters surround police headquarters, demand resignations Protests erupted in Hong Kong's political center Wan Chai district Friday after the government failed to squash a controversial extradition bill by a...
11:28 2019-06-21

Hong Kong police clash with protesters in chaotic scenes at airport Scenes of chaos erupted at Hong Kong's airport on Tuesday evening as riot police clashed with protesters who continued to block security gates at one...
21:42 2019-08-13

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at anti-government protesters Hong Kong police fired tear gas at demonstrators in the working class district of Sham Shui Po on Sunday, as yet another day of protest marches turne...
18:56 2019-08-11

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters as Marchers Defy Ban HONG KONG —After the protesters evacuated, the residents took their place. In one Hong Kong neighborhood on Saturday, riot police fired multipl...
09:28 2019-08-11

Protesters Shut Down Hong Kong Airport; China Warns Of "Terrorism" Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong's international airport Monday, defying an intensifying police crackdown as China issued ominous warnings...
11:14 2019-08-13

Protesters clash with Hong Kong police in rally against Chinese traders A demonstration against traders from mainland China ended in clashes with the police in a town outside Hong Kong on Saturday. Thousands of people tur...
21:56 2019-07-13

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

Hong Kong protesters and police clash across city with renewed tactics Demonstrators, who at one point lobbed two petrol bombs, retaliated with a flash-mob strategy: withdrawing when pressed, only to re-appear elsewhere....
19:42 2019-08-11

Hong Kong protesters clash with police on mainland over Chinese traders Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of ...
15:42 2019-07-13

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

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

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Drum Up Support Among Mainland Chinese Tourists In their first major protest since an unprecedented break-in at the government complex last week, tens of thousands of Hong Kong demonstrators marche...
18:00 2019-07-07

| 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

Hong Kong leader condemns 'rioters' for Sunday's violence Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, on Monday condemned the protesters who clashed with police the night previous inside an upscale shopping ma...
07:14 2019-07-16

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns Sunday's violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday condemned the violence that broke out hours earlier when weapon-wielding masked assailants attacked pro-democra...
05:42 2019-07-23

Hong Kong leader warns city in a 'very dangerous situation' Protesters should "say no to chaos," city leader Carrie Lam said in her first media appearance in days. Police said they had made a record 82 arrests...
17:56 2019-08-05

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

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

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 Leader, Carrie Lam, Says Extradition Bill Is ‘Dead’ Mrs. Lam’s remarks did not satisfy protesters, who have demanded a full withdrawal of the bill that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainl...
17:00 2019-07-09

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: Extradition bill is 'dead' The pro-Beijing leader said her government's handling of the controversial extradition bill had been a "total failure." Pro-democracy protesters said...
11:42 2019-07-09

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill 'is dead' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam declared a controversial extradition law that has caused mass protests throughout the island "dead" Tuesday, stating the ...
10:14 2019-07-09

The Latest: Hong Kong leader pledges to listen to the people HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s leader...
04:00 2019-07-01

Hong Kong’s Leader, Faced With More Clashes, Condemns Violence Carrie Lam is scrambling to assert her government’s authority after several increasingly volatile demonstrations and a surge in anti-police sentiment...
16:42 2019-07-15

Hong Kong’s Leader Pleads for Order in a City on Edge Carrie Lam, the embattled leader of the Asian financial hub, said at a news conference that the “stability and well-being of seven million people are...
06:28 2019-08-13

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam warns of 'path of no return' Hong Kong's embattled leader foresees a lengthy recovery process for the Asian financial hub following weeks of protests. Carrie Lam spoke after oper...
08:56 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Leader Says China Extradition Bill "Dead" Hong Kong's embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday announced a widely loathed China extradition law that has sparked unprecedented political unrest ...
10:00 2019-07-09

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 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's leader 'sincerely sorry' after record-breaking protests Hong Kong's leader has issued a rare public apology in the wake of repeated record-breaking protests that called for the withdrawal of a controversia...
13:42 2019-06-18

Hong Kong’s Leader Offers No Solutions After Night of Violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam failed Monday to allay public anger over violent attacks in the city overnight, condemning what she called “riotous...
13:14 2019-07-22

Hong Kong’s leader shelves extradition bill but won’t resign Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would shelve a controversial extradition bill that sparked days of protests by millions of pe...
16:00 2019-06-18

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

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 leader Carrie Lam says protests have hit business like a 'tsunami' Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Friday the business community was very worried about the long-term consequences of protests in the Asia...
14:00 2019-08-09

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 leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised t...
19:56 2019-06-18

Hong Kong’s Leader Publicly Apologizes for Extradition Bill Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, said that she was personally responsible for introducing legislation that set off huge protest marches....
13:42 2019-06-18

'Vile threats': China’s military warns Hong Kong protesters of 'consequences' China’s attempt to stamp out pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong is taking an ominous turn, with local military officials raising the specter of a br...
06:28 2019-08-02

Hong Kong airport to resume all flights after protesters cause chaos by flooding terminal Hong Kong airport has said it will restart flights after thousands of pro-democracy protesters occupied its main terminal and forced it to shut down....
02:28 2019-08-13

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

Protesters, police clash on 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China Anti-extradition protesters police clashed with police Monday in downtown Hong Kong on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's return to ...
09:00 2019-07-01

Hong Kong: 36 injured as weapon-wielding mob attacks pro-democracy protesters, journalists At least 36 people were injured Sunday as pro-democracy protesters, journalists and bystanders were attacked by a mob of weapon-wielding masked assai...
15:28 2019-07-22

Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters in Hong Kong Ahead of General Strike Sunday is the second of three straight days of large-scale actions intended to increase pressure on the government, culminating in a citywide walkout...
15:00 2019-08-04

Black-clad, anti-extradition protesters flood streets of Hong Kong Thousands dressed in black blocked Hong Kong roads and surrounded police headquarters on Friday in the latest wave of demonstrations over an extradit...
11:28 2019-06-21

'Frightened, angry and exhausted': Hong Kong protesters apologise for airport violence Protest group asks for understanding after clashes in which a reporter and policeman were attacked Hong Kong protesters have apologised to the public...
12:14 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and demand withdrawal of extradition bill Protests that began in opposition to a proposed extradition law have swelled to include complaints about an influx of mainland Chinese into Hong Kong...
16:42 2019-07-14

Hong Kong Protesters Fill Streets in District With History of Violent Clashes Thousands who oppose mainland China’s growing influence on Hong Kong marched through one of the semiautonomous city’s densest districts, with police ...
16:42 2019-08-03

Hong Kong On Brink, Protesters Unleash Travel Chaos: Chief Executive Lam Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters are close to creating a "very dangerous situation", the city's leader warned Monday as train travel and internat...
09:00 2019-08-05

Hong Kong protests: Car ploughs into protesters as strikes bring city to a standstill The leader of Hong Kong said she had no plans to resign as strikes brought the city to a standstill, with a car ploughing into protesters at one road...
09:00 2019-08-05

Flag-waving Grandma Wong gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance Among the hundreds of thousands of protesters who have clogged the streets of Hong Kong in recent weeks, silver-haired, bespectacled "Grandma Wong", ...
20:56 2019-07-03

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

‘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

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

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong airport as Beijing condemns 'terrorism' Almost 200 flights were canceled to and from Hong Kong Monday, as thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down one of the busiest airports in Asia...
20:28 2019-08-12

Riot police clash with protesters in Hong Kong shopping centre – video Officers dressed in riot gear have fought with demonstrators inside a shopping centre in the residential district of Sha Tin, as they tried to disper...
22:14 2019-07-16

China Calls Hong Kong Protesters Who Stormed Legislature ‘Extreme Radicals’ The remarks were a stern warning after weeks of demonstrations in Hong Kong against a contentious bill that would allow extraditions to mainland Chin...
16:14 2019-07-02

China says Hong Kong protesters' storming of government building 'totally intolerable' China has issued a scathing condemnation of Honk Kong protesters who stormed the Hong Kong’s legislature on Monday, saying the acts “trample on the r...
15:28 2019-07-02

Armed With Metal Rods, Hong Kong Protesters Break Parliament Doors Hong Kong protesters streamed into the legislature building on the 22nd anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday in a direct c...
21:28 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protesters create Lennon Walls in opposition to extradition bill Inspired by the Beatles singer, so-called Lennon Walls have become lightning rods for conflict between Hong Kong protesters and police as the fight o...
17:42 2019-07-11

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

Police and protesters clash amid huge democracy march in Hong Kong Riot police fire teargas after protesters ignore orders to restrict rally boundariesPolice and demonstrators have clashed after hundreds of thousands...
23:28 2019-07-21

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

Black-clad protesters in Hong Kong press for extradition bill to be axed Thousands dressed in black marched in Hong Kong on Friday to press for the full withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill that has triggered vio...
09:42 2019-06-21

Hong Kong airport occupied by protesters as demonstrations enter 10th weekend Hundreds of pro-democracy activists began on Friday what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a ser...
03:56 2019-08-10

Hong Kong Police Confront Protesters in Ninth Week of Demonstrations With No End in Sight (HONG KONG) — Police fired tear gas Sunday in confrontations with protesters in three parts of Hong Kong, as another evening of clashes began p...
21:14 2019-08-11

Hong Kong’s Airport Devolves Into Chaos as Riot Police Clash With Protesters (HONG KONG) — Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong’s airport late Tuesday night, moving into the terminal where...
22:56 2019-08-13

Hong Kong's black-clad protesters deface Beijing's Liaison Office Thousands of protesters descended on China's representative office in Hong Kong on Sunday, as anger over an extradition bill morphs into a fresh fron...
15:42 2019-07-21

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Beijing Warnings, as Police Fire Tear Gas A day of protest began with a “family friendly” rally but ended with fires on a busy shopping street, tear gas and a tunnel under the harbor blocked....
17:14 2019-08-10

Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Preparing to Return to the Streets After a Key Ultimatum Expires Today Hong Kong is bracing for more protests as a key deadline approaches for the government to withdraw a divisive extradition bill. Protesters have issue...
10:28 2019-06-20

Hong Kong protesters offer apologies, China doubles down after airport clash China said on Wednesday Hong Kong's protest movement had reached "near terrorism" and more street clashes followed ugly scenes the previous day ...
21:00 2019-08-14

Hong Kong police attack protesters with tear gas amid political unrest The sharp escalation in law enforcement tactics came on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China — a city holiday — and reflected mounting...
22:00 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protesters, police clash as demonstrations target Chinese traders Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of ...
18:14 2019-07-13

Hong Kong: Police, protesters injured as peaceful march turns violent Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong's northern town of Sha Tin for a peaceful march that turned violent Sunday after pol...
07:00 2019-07-15

Hong Kong Cancels All Flights as Thousands of Pro-Democracy Protesters Occupy Airport Hong Kong International Airport has cancelled flights for the day after 6 PM local time (6 AM ET) as pro-democracy protests in the city rage on for t...
14:56 2019-08-12

Angry Core of Hong Kong Protesters Storms Legislature, Dividing the Movement After weeks of protest that took the high road, a smaller group’s use of force to enter and deface government chambers raises questions about directi...
21:56 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protesters and Chinese officials hold rival press conferences Beijing authorities issue strongest warning yet to demonstrators in rare media briefingChinese authorities and masked protesters have held rival pres...
14:28 2019-08-06

Hong Kong protesters are calling for massive ATM withdrawals in an economic warning to China Thomas Peter / Reuters Hong Kong protesters are trying something new on August 16 — withdrawing their money from banks or converting it to US ...
15:14 2019-08-16

Hong Kong Leader Says Extradition Bill Is 'Dead,' Withdrawal Not Mentioned Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said a controversial bill to legalize extradition to mainland China is “dead,” though she didn’t say whether she...
07:00 2019-07-09

Hong Kong leader seeks meeting with students after mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has asked to meet students in the Chinese-ruled city as she tries to fend off pressure from a month of protests ...
11:28 2019-07-05

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 leader says extradition bill is dead, but critics unconvinced Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the Chinese-ruled city's biggest crisis in decades is dead and that gov...
12:14 2019-07-09

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 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 leader says extradition bill is dead after mass protests The leader of Hong Kong said Tuesday the extradition bill that set off a firestorm of protests in the region was dead. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam sa...
06:56 2019-07-09

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

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

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who...
16:42 2019-07-11

| 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

| 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

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

China's top official in Hong Kong again backs leader amid crisis China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing continues to support Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is gr...
10:56 2019-07-11

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill 'dead', but critics not satisfied The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong's biggest crisis in decades is dead, the territory's leader said on Tuesday, adding that the government's...
10:56 2019-07-09

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

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

Hong Kong Leader Makes Televised Apology in Bid to Defuse Crisis Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam made her first public apology after a record number of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday, but stopped ...
11:00 2019-06-18

Economic downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', city's leader warns Hong Kong's protests could hit the economy like a tsunami, the city's leader said on Friday, pledging daring economic reforms in response, ...
02:56 2019-08-10

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

Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill but refuses to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the mo...
12:42 2019-06-18

Offer My Most Sincere Apology: Hong Kong Leader After Political Unrest Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised Tuesday for the political unrest that has shaken Hong Kong, but the pro-Beijing chief executive refused to cav...
19:56 2019-06-18

More Protests at Hong Kong Airport as City’s Leader Pleads for Calm Carrie Lam, the embattled leader of the Asian financial hub, said at a news conference that the “stability and well-being of seven million people are...
10:28 2019-08-13

Protests disrupt Hong Kong work day as leader vows to remain Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam maintained that she has no plans to resign as protesters filled public parks and squares in several districts in a genera...
17:28 2019-08-05

Hong Kong’s leader says she won’t revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done “well.” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says she won’t revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done “well.” ...
12:00 2019-06-18

Hong Kong leader suggests end to extradition bill, refuses to resign Amid violent demonstrations protesting an extradition bill, Hong Kong’s leader Wednesday refused to say the bill would be withdrawn but said it would...
22:42 2019-06-20

Senate leader: Any violent crackdown in Hong Kong would be 'completely unacceptable' U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unaccep...
20:00 2019-08-12

Hong Kong Leader Apologizes Amid Mounting Pressure to Resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a public apology Tuesday amid a spiraling political crisis, stopping far short of demands from demonstrators that ...
13:56 2019-06-18

In direct challenge, black-clad protesters deface Beijing's Hong Kong office Thousands of protesters descended on China's representative office in Hong Kong on Sunday, as anger over an extradition bill morphs into a fresh fron...
17:14 2019-07-21

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

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

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Police Accountability, Full Withdrawal of Extradition Bill Organizers say hundreds of thousands of protesters withstood sweltering heat in Hong Kong Sunday to join in the seventh consecutive week of mass demo...
16:14 2019-07-21

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' as demonstrators 'prepared to die for the movement' Two-months of growing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong that have become increasingly violent have drawn a stark warning from China on Tuesday, whi...
18:42 2019-08-06

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

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

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

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Angry protesters once again stormed the political heart of Hong Kong on Friday. In a series of rolling occupations, they forced the hurried evacuatio...
12:14 2019-06-21

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

China says some Hong Kong protesters' behavior 'intolerable' amid fears military could step in A spokesman for China's Defense Ministry said Wednesday that the behavior of some demonstrators during months-long protests in Hong Kong has been "ab...
22:00 2019-07-24

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 police fire tear gas to disperse protesters in fresh wave of clashes Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters late on Sunday in the latest wave of violence to roil the financial center, hours after a larg...
17:14 2019-07-21

Hong Kong airport occupied by hundreds of protesters as demonstrations enter tenth weekend Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series o...
13:14 2019-08-09

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

Fate of 24 arrested Hong Kong protesters hangs in balance as anger turns on police Hong Kong protesters have managed to pull off an unlikely victory, forcing the city's Beijing-appointed leader to suspend an extradition bill that wo...
11:28 2019-06-21

| 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

Hong Kong protesters clash with riot police armed with pepper spray at airport More than 100 flights were canceled at Hong Kong International Airport Tuesday as thousands of demonstrators flooded the airport’s main terminal for ...
11:28 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protest news: Car ploughs into protesters as strikes bring city to a standstill The leader of Hong Kong said she had no plans to resign as strikes brought the city to a standstill, with a car ploughing into protesters at one road...
17:28 2019-08-05

| WATCH: Hong Kong protesters seize roads and tunnel in defiance of China warnings Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong erected barricades in a popular shopping district and blocked a major tunnel, defying increasingly stern warn...
17:56 2019-08-03

After scuffles, Hong Kong police warn protesters to refrain from violence, leave scene Hong Kong police appealed to protesters on Saturday to refrain from violence and leave the area after scuffles in the town of Sheung Shui, where thou...
18:14 2019-07-13

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

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in running battles after protesters trash legislature Hong Kong police fired tear gas early on Tuesday to disperse hundreds of defiant protesters, some of whom had stormed and ransacked the city's legisl...
01:56 2019-07-02

Hong Kong Airport Stops Flights Today As Protesters Storm Arrivals Halls Hong Kong airport authorities cancelled all remaining departing and arriving flights at the major travel hub on Monday after thousands of protesters ...
18:00 2019-08-12

Police reportedly go undercover as protesters in Hong Kong, fire tear gas into enclosed subway Video clips show armed officers wearing black tops and gas masks emerging from crowds and allegedly violently restraining protesters on the ground us...
05:28 2019-08-13

Tensions Mount in Hong Kong as Protesters Call for Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s Resignation (HONG KONG) — Police in Hong Kong fought with protesters on Sunday as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resign...
18:56 2019-07-14

Hong Kong protesters paralyze a range of neighborhoods ahead of a planned general strike The protests, now in their ninth weekend, sent police on a chase through the city Sunday night and showed signs of intensifying ahead of a general st...
18:28 2019-08-04

Hong Kong Protesters Release a Video Appeal to World Leaders Meeting at the G20 Summit In a video appeal, a Hong Kong pro-democracy party urged world leaders assembling today at the G20 Summit to push China on a controversial bill that ...
09:14 2019-06-28

Violence erupts at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters Violence erupted as riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong's airport late Tuesday night.      ...
21:42 2019-08-13

Hong Kong airport occupied by hundreds of protesters as demonstrations enter 10th weekend Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series o...
19:42 2019-08-09

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 protesters are using lasers to distract and confuse. Police are shining lights right back. Demonstrators point lasers at surveillance cameras to avoid being identified by facial-recognition software, and police use lights to identify protes...
22:14 2019-08-01

Hong Kong airport returns to calm, after riot police clashed with protesters earlier Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong's airport late Tuesday night, moving into the terminal where the demonstrators ha...
08:00 2019-08-14

Hong Kong police call protesters 'illegal, irrational and unreasonable' over siege of headquarters Hong Kong police on Saturday condemned protesters that surrounded its headquarters as "illegal, irrational and unreasonable" as tensions over the cit...
11:01 2019-06-22

Nike pulls line of shoes from China after designer supports Hong Kong protesters Nike has canceled the sale of a new line of shoes in China after its designer posted an image online supporting mass protests in Hong Kong against an...
21:56 2019-06-27

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

Hong Kong protesters storm parliament and hang old UK colonial flag in defiance of China PROTESTERS angered over China’s increasing attempts to overrule Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms have hung the UK’s former colonial flag in the territ...
06:56 2019-07-02

Hong Kong Protesters Bring Airport to Standstill as Anger Grows Over Police Violence Outbound travel was suspended at Hong Kong’s international airport Monday afternoon as thousands of black-clad protesters flooded the terminal,...
13:42 2019-08-12

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 says China extradition bill is ‘dead,’ but not fully withdrawn Carrie Lam conceded that her government’s work on the legislation was a “complete failure,” and dismissed fears that the legislature would take up th...
06:42 2019-07-09

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

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill is dead following mass protests In mid-June Lam responded to huge protests by suspending the bill, but that move failed to mollify critics, who continued to demonstrate against the ...
04:28 2019-07-09

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

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 leader says she's committed to finishing her term and rejects calls for her to quit Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday she's committed to completing her term despite massive protests demanding that she resi...
13:42 2019-06-18

| 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

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

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

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

UPDATE 4-Economic downturn to hit Hong Kong like a "tsunami", city's leader warns Hong Kong's protests could hit the economy like a tsunami, the city's leader said on Friday, pledging daring economic reforms in response, even as ac...
16:00 2019-08-09

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

| 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

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

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

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

Hong Kong riot police, armed with pepper spray and batons, clash with protesters at airport Police intervened after protesters seized a suspected undercover officer from China, adding to chaos that forced the airport to cancel flights for a ...
23:14 2019-08-13

Police launch tear gas, protesters throw eggs as Hong Kong protest turns violent Walking in sweltering heat, Hong Kong protesters dressed in black carried a large banner that read “Independent Inquiry for Rule of Law.”...
02:28 2019-07-22

‘Any Attempt to Play With Fire Will Only Backfire.’ Beijing Issues Stern Warning to Hong Kong Protesters The Chinese government issued its harshest rebuke of Hong Kong’s protests to date Tuesday, condemning recent actions as a threat to the city...
12:14 2019-08-06

Protesters storm Hong Kong legislative chamber; police fire tear gas to break siege Combative protesters in Hong Kong oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.  ...
22:00 2019-07-01

Protesters clash with police, chant 'liberate Hong Kong' as unrest continues for 10th week Hong Kong police fired tear gas and charged with batons, marking a shift in tactics during a tenth straight weekend of unrest in the former British c...
23:42 2019-08-11

Riot police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters in seventh week of mass marches Riot police fired tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong Sunday evening after tens of thousands took to the street for the seventh consecutive weekend a...
18:14 2019-07-21

Hong Kong demonstrators storm government building, police fire tear gas to disperse protesters A group of protesters smashed a window and stormed Hong Kong's legislature building Monday amid another round of massive demonstrations in the city o...
20:14 2019-07-01

Tension runs high as Hong Kong protesters smash windows ahead of handover rally Protesters tried to storm Hong Kong's legislature on the anniversary of the city's return to Chinese rule on Monday, using a metal trolley and poles ...
09:42 2019-07-01

How Hong Kong protesters used hand signals and human chains to storm government – video explainer This week protesters in Hong Kong stormed the legislative council building and vandalised its main chamber on the anniversary of the island's 1997 re...
21:28 2019-07-04

Hong Kong protesters have swarmed into legislature building after nightfall; police back off, avoiding confrontation HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protesters have swarmed into legislature building after nightfall; police back off, avoiding confrontation. The post Hong ...
15:14 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas, rubber bullets; Protesters shield with umbrellas Police arrested 13 people, including protest organizer Max Chung, and 24 people were taken to the hospital as Hong Kong protests continue.  ...
03:42 2019-08-01

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 Protesters Urge Boycott of Disney's Mulan Remake After Star's Pro-Police Comments Hong Kong is in the midst of political turmoil as anti-government protesters clash with police, and now Disney’s Mulan remake has become an unlikely ...
02:28 2019-08-18

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

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

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 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

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the ...
15:14 2019-07-09

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

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 leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust. The post Hong Kong leader says she ...
12:00 2019-06-18

Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope. The post Hong Kong leader apologiz...
12:00 2019-06-18

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

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill 'is dead' but still refuses to formally withdraw it Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said that a controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, ...
05:00 2019-07-09

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

Hong Kong police fire tear gas to evict protesters from parliament building as violent riots intensify Hong Kong police have fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of defiant protesters from the city's legislature just hours after the building was stormed...
04:00 2019-07-02

Hong Kong lets protesters' deadline to scrap extradition bill pass, setting stage for further demos Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared to ignore a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then post...
15:14 2019-06-20

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 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

Hong Kong’s Embattled Leader Appeals for Calm in the Wake of Violent Anti-Government Protests Hong Kong was struggling to come to terms this morning with the violent ransacking of the legislature on July 1—the 22nd anniversary of the for...
08:42 2019-07-02

From Iron Lady to lame duck: Hong Kong leader's departure seen as mere matter of time Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's apologies and explanations for a doomed extradition bill have failed to quell political tension and her departure is no...
10:14 2019-07-10

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Disney film after lead actress voices support for police force Protesters in Hong Kong have taken aim at a new target amid calls for political reform after actress Crystal Liu took to social media to voice her su...
02:00 2019-08-17

Hong Kong University Students Reject Invitation to Meet City’s Leader for Closed-Door Talks Representatives from two Hong Kong universities rejected an invitation Friday to meet privately with the city’s leader and discuss the politica...
12:14 2019-07-05

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of massive demonstrations and other protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition ...
05:14 2019-07-09

Hong Kong latest: Officers fire tear gas and flood streets in riot gear at hundreds of protesters gather outside police station There were more scenes of chaos today in Hong Kong as police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who had gathered outside a police station in Ko...
17:42 2019-08-14

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of violent protests, is 'dead' Screenshot/Bloomberg Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday morning local time that a controversial extradition bill that was previously being ...
16:14 2019-07-09

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

Beijing issues ominous warning after 'atrocities,' but Hong Kong protesters undeterred Protests rocking Hong Kong were condemned by China's mainland government as a challenge to Beijing's authority, but activists were undeterr...
17:56 2019-07-02

China's Hong Kong office condemns 'near-terrorist acts' at Hong Kong airport China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned what it called "near-terrorist acts" at Hong Kong's airport and reiterated support for local authorities t...
13:56 2019-08-14

Protesters in Hong Kong dismantling section of glass and metal wall of legislature building, carting away metal strips HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong dismantling section of glass and metal wall of legislature building, carting away metal strips. The post Pro...
14:42 2019-07-01

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspend...
12:14 2019-06-29

Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam condemns 'use of extreme violence' as calm returns to streets Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned what she called the "extreme use of violence and vandalism" by protesters who stormed the city's legislature ye...
09:56 2019-07-02

Hong Kong leader's apology is 'fake,' more protests are coming, foes say Leaders of a massive protest in Hong Kong rejected Chief Executive Carrie Lam's apology for a contentious extradition bill, demand her resignati...
18:28 2019-06-18

German SPD leader Nahles quits as party's popularity hits low Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) chief Andrea Nahles said she would resign on Sunday as well giving up her position as head of its parliamenta...
12:00 2019-06-02

Theresa May Quits As Party Leader, Triggers Race For Successor British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of her Conservative Party on Friday, formally triggering the race for a successor who will tr...
11:56 2019-06-07

German Government Sways After Social Democrat Leader Quits BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Sunday to continue with her government after the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, a j...
05:14 2019-06-03

German SPD leader quits in blow to Merkel's loveless coalition Andrea Nahles said on Sunday she would resign as the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), raising new doubts about the durability of Chancello...
16:56 2019-06-02

India's Rahul Gandhi calls for change as he quits as Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, leader of India's opposition Congress party, said on Wednesday he had asked party bosses to find a successor after he took responsibili...
17:14 2019-07-03

Rahul Gandhi quits as India opposition leader after elections defeat Gandhi accepts responsibility for result and urges party to ‘radically transform’Rahul Gandhi, the political scion of India’s most powerful ruling dy...
19:28 2019-07-03

Samajwadi Leader Quits Party, Rajya Sabha; May Join BJP, Say Sources Samajwadi Party parliamentarian Neeraj Shekhar today quit the Rajya Sabha and his party too. Neeraj Shekhar, the son of former prime minister Chandra...
17:00 2019-07-15

Greek ex-Socialist leader quits party ahead of July 7 vote Evangelos Venizelos, a former Greek Socialist party leader and deputy prime minister, has quit the party, accusing its leader of aiming to turn the p...
19:14 2019-06-01