Hong Kong

HK student who fell during protests dies, fresh unrest likely

A student at a Hong Kong university who fell during protests at the weekend dies, marking the first student death during the anti-government demonstrations that have roiled the city and set the...

August 31, 2019
August 31, 2019

Hong Kong protesters join meandering march for democracy

Thousands march in a meandering tour of downtown Hong Kong in the pouring rain, the latest in a series of pro-democracy protests that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political...

August 4, 2019
August 4, 2019

HK police make fresh arrests, city braces for protests

Hong Kong police have said that they have arrested more than 20 people after violent clashes with anti-government protesters overnight, as the Chinese-controlled territory braced for more protests...

July 28, 2019
July 28, 2019

HK braces for new rally after fresh riot police clashes

Defiant pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong are readying for another big rally, a day after police fires rubber bullets and tear gas in the latest violent confrontation that has plunged the...

June 16, 2019
June 16, 2019

Demonstration chokes Hong Kong as extradition anger boils

Hundreds of thousands of people have rallied in central Hong Kong against a reviled extradition law, the latest huge demonstration to pile pressure on the city's embattled leader, despite her...

June 15, 2019
June 15, 2019

Hong Kong suspends controversial extradition bill

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked violent protests in...

June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019

Hong Kongers alarmed by Google translation gaffe

Hong Kong social media has lit up when protesters noticed Google's translation software was briefly churning out a rather odd suggestion during a week that has seen the worst political...

June 13, 2019
June 13, 2019

Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police

Scuffles breaks out between protesters and police in Hong Kong as hundreds of people remained on the streets to protest a planned extradition law with mainland China, a day after police fired tear...

June 12, 2019
June 12, 2019

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as protests turn to violent chaos

Hong Kong police have fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for...

June 9, 2019
June 9, 2019

Thousands protest China extradition bill in Hong Kong

Several hundred thousand people have jammed Hong Kong's streets in a last bid to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, with police...

February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019

Hong Kong snares record haul of rhino horns

Hong Kong customs seize a record 40 kg (88 pounds) of rhino horns worth around HK$8 million ($1 million) from Johannesburg en route to Vietnam, the latest bust for authorities trying to tackle the...