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Twitter, Facebook Act Against Disinformation on Hong Kong Protests

Twitter took down more than 900 accounts that it said were part of a Chinese government campaign to discredit protesters in Hong Kong by spreading misinformation....

Twitter, Facebook Act Against Disinformation on Hong Kong Protests

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Facebook, Twitter: Chinese accounts spreading disinformation on Hong Kong protests China has been mobilizing fake social media accounts to spread false information online about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, both Facebook and Tw...
08:45 2019-08-20

Facebook, Twitter remove China-linked accounts for spreading disinformation on Hong Kong protests Facebook and Twitter recently removed accounts that originated out of China. The accounts reportedly spread disinformation about Hong Kong protesters...
00:45 2019-08-21

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook together suspended hundreds of accounts that were tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign that targeted pro-democracy proteste...
04:15 2019-08-20

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of running disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook have suspended numerous accounts that are believed to be tied to a state-backed information campaign originating from inside Chi...
22:15 2019-08-19

After Twitter and Facebook blame China for Hong Kong disinformation, government defends its right to online speech China pushed back against claims by Twitter and Facebook that the government had run disinformation operations aimed at the Hong Kong protests. The c...
18:15 2019-08-20

China Accused Of Using Twitter, Facebook To Undermine Hong Kong Protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to und...
11:15 2019-08-20

Facebook, Twitter Target Fake Accounts Undermining Hong Kong Protests Twitter and Facebook said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine p...
07:45 2019-08-20

UPDATE 3-Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to und...
02:15 2019-08-20

Hong Kong protests: YouTube takes down 200 channels spreading disinformation Google-owned service says it discovered channels ‘behaved in a coordinated manner’ against pro-democracy protestsYouTube has disabled 210 channels th...
10:15 2019-08-23

YouTube Disables 200 Videos Believed to Be Spreading Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinforma...
04:45 2019-08-23

Twitter Shuts Down 200,000 Chinese Accounts Targeting Hong Kong Protests WASHINGTON — Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campa...
02:15 2019-08-20

Twitter, Facebook Ban China Accounts Over "State-Backed Ops" On Hong Kong Twitter and Facebook said Monday that they had taken action against China for using hundreds of fake accounts to sow political discord during the Hon...
11:15 2019-08-20

Facebook and Twitter: It Sure Looks Like China's Spreading Bullshit About Hong Kong Protesters Social media giants Facebook and Twitter this week disclosed their responses to what they characterized as coordinated disinformation campaigns origi...
00:15 2019-08-20

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital ...
20:45 2019-05-23

Twitter and Facebook crack down on accounts linked to Chinese campaign against Hong Kong Company also suspends thousands of accounts as it reports ‘state-backed information operation’Twitter has removed nearly 1,000 accounts and suspended...
08:15 2019-08-20

Twitter and Facebook take first actions against China for using fake accounts to sow discord in Hong Kong The social media giants said they were taking action against what Twitter called a "significant state-backed information operation" related to the pr...
05:45 2019-08-20

Facebook, Twitter remove Chinese accounts attacking Hong Kong protesters China has been mobilizing fake social media accounts to spread false information online about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, both Facebook and Tw...
17:45 2019-08-21

Fired Over Facebook Posts On Hong Kong Protests: Cathay Flight Attendant A flight attendant on Friday accused Cathay Pacific of summarily firing her over Facebook posts linked to Hong Kong's political crisis, adding to con...
00:45 2019-08-24

China Resists Charge by Twitter, Facebook of Disinformation Effort China’s government pushed back against moves by Twitter and Facebook to curb accounts the companies said were part of a state-sponsored disinformatio...
11:15 2019-08-21

China's Biggest Propaganda Agency Buys Ads on Facebook and Twitter to Smear Protesters in Hong Kong China’s largest state-run news agency, Xinhua News, is buying ads on Facebook and Twitter to smear protesters in Hong Kong, a new tactic being used t...
15:15 2019-08-19

In accusing China of disinformation, Twitter and Facebook take on a role they’ve long rejected China pushed back against claims by Twitter and Facebook that the government had run disinformation operations aimed at the Hong Kong protests. The c...
03:15 2019-08-21

Facebook, Twitter's China Accounts Action Show Disinformation Going Global Facebook and Twitter's decision to crack down on fake accounts tied to China underscores how Silicon Valley's disinformation challenges have gone glo...
05:15 2019-08-22

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...
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YouTube disables channels over 'Chinese disinformation' on Hong Kong YouTube has disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days after similar campaign...
04:15 2019-08-23

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...
13:30 2019-06-29

Google Disables YouTube Channels for Alleged Disinformation Campaigns in Hong Kong Google pulled 210 YouTube channels from its platform, saying that they appeared to be part of a coordinated disinformation campaign in response to pr...
13:45 2019-08-23

Hong Kong protests gear up for a 13th weekend of protests Thousands of Hong Kongers took to the streets Saturday for a series of wildcat protests as police locked down and barricaded major streets around the...
11:15 2019-08-31

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15:15 2019-08-16

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22:15 2019-08-14

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15:15 2019-08-27

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked ...
17:45 2019-08-30

China is blaming the US for Hong Kong protests The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States of influencing the increasingly violent pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hon...
06:30 2019-08-01

Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march scheduled to take place Saturday in one of the world's most den...
08:45 2019-08-03

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition ...
02:00 2019-06-20

Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissen...
00:15 2019-06-13

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn toward China-styl...
04:30 2019-08-01

IN PHOTOS: Hong Kong protests around the world Pro-democracy demonstrations in support of Hong Kong sprouted in major cities across the world this weekend, ranging from Paris to Tokyo to Vancouver...
09:45 2019-08-19

Protests Take a Toll on Hong Kong's Economy A worsening spiral of violence and demonstrations—Hong Kong’s worst social and political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997—is denting ...
18:45 2019-07-31

Hong Kong protests are smaller but uglier Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-governme...
17:45 2019-09-16

Are Hong Kong protests a warning for Taiwan? One of the largest social movements in Hong Kong's history has also fueled more anti-Beijing sentiment in Taiwan. Do the protests serve as a warning ...
19:00 2019-07-23

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.     ...
18:00 2019-07-31

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20:45 2019-09-11

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18:45 2019-06-13

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10:30 2019-06-17

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21:45 2019-09-02

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09:30 2019-08-09

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07:45 2019-09-11

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08:45 2019-08-12

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16:00 2019-06-14

Hong Kong's leader warns US not to interfere in protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has warned the United States and other countries against interfering in the city's domestic affairs, two days after thous...
16:45 2019-09-11

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13:45 2019-06-14

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01:00 2019-08-07

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02:15 2019-08-13

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18:45 2019-08-22

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03:30 2019-08-10

British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the continuing protests in Hong Kong, a former British colony, in a meeting at her office with China's v...
22:15 2019-06-17

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after wide...
18:15 2019-06-15

Hong Kong on alert for planned airport protests Hong Kong protesters have said they will disrupt transport to the city's airport following another night of demonstrations and clashes with police. C...
11:45 2019-09-07

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

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08:15 2019-09-22

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09:15 2019-08-17

'They are fighting for nothing': the view on Hong Kong protests from Shenzhen Armed troops are barracked in a stadium in Shenzhen, where citizens seem to back themThere was an uneasy sense of calm on Sunday in Shenzhen, the Chi...
05:15 2019-08-19

Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining departing flights for the second day after protesters took over the terminals.   ...
21:45 2019-08-13

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20:30 2019-07-04

Christian hymn becomes unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests HONG KONG — The Christian hymn “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord” has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong’s protests against an extradition bill t...
20:30 2019-06-18

China Says Hong Kong Protests "Absolutely Intolerable" China reacted furiously on Monday to anti-government protesters vandalising the walls of its representative's office in Hong Kong and defacing the na...
15:45 2019-07-22

How house prices are linked to Hong Kong's protests One of the big things behind the protests in Hong Kong is the "terrible affordability" of housing in the city, which is upsetting young people and th...
20:30 2019-07-23

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10:45 2019-08-23

Hong Kong's police describe their side of the protests On Thursday, more than two months into the worst unrest this city has seen in decades, senior police officers invited a group of journalists to the t...
22:15 2019-08-16

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and ...
14:45 2019-06-09

'Mom Says Come Home': Hong Kong Protests Divide Families Public unrest over China’s authority is taking a personal toll, worrying parents of the young protesters who are propelling the opposition movement a...
09:45 2019-09-03

Fitch Downgrades Hong Kong After Months of Protests Fitch Ratings downgraded Hong Kong, saying months of unrest were testing the city’s relationship with mainland China and had dented its reputation as...
11:45 2019-09-06

Hong Kong protests: airport suspends flights for second day Hundreds of demonstrators stage new rally a day after shutdown at key transport hub Hong Kong’s airport authority suspended flights for a second day ...
16:45 2019-08-13

Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the medi...
12:45 2019-08-16

More protests in Hong Kong after dismissal of controversial bill Two days after Hong Kong's government officially withdrew a controversial extradition bill that was at the center of numerous mass demonstrations thi...
05:15 2019-09-07

Hong Kong police use tear gas to try to disperse protests Hong Kong police used tear gas on Saturday to try to disperse anti-government protests on the eastern side of the Kowloon peninsula, across the harbo...
13:15 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protests: What graffiti in the parliament conveys On Monday night, Hong Kong protesters broke into their parliamentary building, occupying the main chamber of the Legislative Council and vandalizing ...
22:45 2019-07-02

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15:30 2019-07-14

Hong Kong protests challenge China with no end in sight What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed — and the role of the...
12:30 2019-07-16

Twitter accuses China of anti-Hong Kong protest campaign China sowed political discord and undermined the protest movement in Hong Kong on Twitter, the company has said. The social media platform notified F...
16:45 2019-08-20

Twitter is displaying China-made ads attacking Hong Kong protesters Twitter is finding itself at the heart of a heated political battle. Pinboard and other users have observed Twitter running ads from China's st...
08:45 2019-08-19

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent d...
10:15 2019-06-14

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in latest protests Tear gas has been fired by police at protesters in Hong Kong after anti-government marches took place in two areas where demonstrations had been bann...
19:30 2019-08-10

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam denies offering to resign Leader says she wants to remain in job, but doesn’t deny authenticity of leaked audio recording saying otherwise as arrests continueHong Kong’s embat...
16:45 2019-09-03

Protests Put Hong Kong on Collision Course with China’s Communist Party The grand political experiment to marry Beijing’s brand of authoritarianism with a bastion of civil liberties appears to be facing a moment of reckon...
07:45 2019-08-13

Fitch downgrades Hong Kong as city braces for more protests Global credit rating agency Fitch Ratings on Friday downgraded Hong Kong's long-term foreign currency issuer default rating to "AA" from "AA+" follow...
09:45 2019-09-06

Hong Kong braces for airport protests after overnight unrest Hong Kong authorities are limiting airport transport services and controlling access to terminals as they brace for a second weekend of disruption fo...
05:15 2019-09-07

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11:45 2019-08-19

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20:00 2019-08-10

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...
14:30 2019-06-18

Hong Kong airport sit-in continues in 10th weekend of protests Thousands of demonstrators on Saturday continued what is intended to be a peaceful three-day sit-in at Hong Kong's international airport -- the 10th ...
15:30 2019-08-10

'Sing Hallelujah to the Lord' an unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests The Christian hymn "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong's protests against an extradition bill that have dra...
14:00 2019-06-18

Hong Kong protests to target airport after night of violence Hong Kong protesters plan to block one of the world's busiest airports on Saturday after a night of violence in which police used tear gas and rubber...
06:45 2019-09-07

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involv...
19:45 2019-08-16

Hong Kong protests show first dent in armour of Xi Jinping Crisis will provide ammunition for his elite enemies inside China’s Communist partyThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising ag...
22:30 2019-06-17

Hong Kong's Airport Reopens After Protests But Over 200 Flights Cancelled Hong Kong's airport reopened on Tuesday but its administrator warned that flight movements would still be affected, after China said protests that ha...
12:45 2019-08-13

Hong Kong airport cancels flights as protests continue Officials have canceled flights at Hong Kong's airport. The territory's leader says demonstrations could push Hong Kong "down a path of no return" an...
13:15 2019-08-13

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

China waits out Hong Kong protests, but backlash looms China’s international image has suffered from its mass incarceration of members of its Uighur Muslim minority and aggressive moves in the foreign pol...
06:30 2019-08-10

Hong Kong protests move forward despite police objections Another day of protests in Hong Kong has started with a rally of parents calling for greater protection for their children as ordinary people have in...
07:30 2019-08-10

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

Hong Kong Suspends Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests Hong Kong’s leader suspended an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial center, a back...
10:15 2019-06-15

Uncertainty looms as Hong Kong protests drag into a new week About 2,000 protesters gathered outside the Hong Kong legislature on Monday, demanding to speak directly to the city's top official Carrie Lam, ...
13:30 2019-06-17

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as tensions mount Members of China's paramilitary police practiced crowd control in a stadium near Hong Kong as the city prepared for a new wave of protests. Activists...
07:45 2019-08-17

China won’t turn Hong Kong’s protests into another Tiananmen Square. At least, not yet. Chinese President Xi Jinping and other high-ranking officials must wonder how long they’ll let Hong Kong’s young people continue to stand so defiantl...
10:15 2019-08-14

Alibaba delays Hong Kong listing due to protests: sources Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have s...
17:15 2019-08-17

Hong Kong hit by more violence as protests enter 10th week Police fire teargas and beat demonstrators during fierce clashes across cityHong Kong has once more descended into violence, with police firing tearg...
22:15 2019-08-11

Hong Kong: three rallies mark 11th weekend of protests Demonstrators aim to show public support for movement remains strongThousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong, as they sought to sh...
22:15 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protests turn chaotic but avoid violence Protests turned chaotic Saturday but ultimately ended without violence, as Hong Kong's long summer of discontent continued to simmer for an 11th stra...
05:15 2019-08-18

Hong Kong airport: Flights resume after violent protests Hong Kong airport has reopened after being shut down by two days of violent clashes between police and protesters. Airport authorities said they had ...
15:15 2019-08-14

Hong Kong airport authority cancels flights over protests All flights not checked in by Monday afternoon have been grounded as rallies continueHong Kong’s airport authority has cancelled departure flights af...
11:45 2019-08-12

Massive protests draw apology from Hong Kong leadership Hong Kong citizens marched for hours in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city’s top leader for her handling of legislat...
01:30 2019-06-17

Hong Kong to Pull Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests In a major concession to protesters, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she would withdraw the China extradition bill that sparked unrest in t...
07:45 2019-09-05

"Sing Hallelujah To The Lord" An Unlikely Anthem Of Hong Kong Protests The Christian hymn "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong's protests against an extradition bill that have dra...
16:15 2019-06-19

China Says Hong Kong Protests Show "Signs Of Terrorism" China on Monday described unrest in Hong Kong as a sign of "terrorism emerging", as state media published a video of armoured personnel carriers purp...
22:15 2019-08-12

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...
19:15 2019-06-18

Hong Kong to Kill Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests In a major concession to protesters, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam plans to withdraw the China extradition bill that sparked months of at time...
11:45 2019-09-04

| Hong Kong protests: Flights suspended, tear gas fired All flights in and out of Hong Kong have been cancelled after thousands of pro-democracy protesters flooded the city's airport to denounce police vio...
00:45 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Tightens Airport Security After Days of Protests Authorities stepped up security to bar protesters from entering the airport, a day after violent clashes between police and pro-democracy demonstrato...
14:15 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protests call for democracy, rally for China Pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrators have rallied in Hong Kong, highlighting the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
15:45 2019-08-17

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

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam denies she considered resigning Leader says she wants to remain in job, but doesn’t deny authenticity of leaked audio recording saying otherwiseHong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie L...
05:15 2019-09-03

Protests, clashes and lack of trust: the new normal for Hong Kong One of the world’s busiest cities has grown unusually quiet as more and more people stay at homeIt was the third night in a row that Biyanca Chu’s ne...
13:00 2019-08-11

More Hong Kong protests planned ahead of G-20 Japan summit HONG KONG (AP) — Leaders of recent protests in Hong Kong say they plan more demonstrations for Wednesday, hoping to draw the attention of world leade...
10:45 2019-06-24

Hong Kong’s Airport Is Shut Down Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters occupied Hong Kong’s airport on Monday, prompting officials to cancel thousands of flights, causing tra...
14:45 2019-08-12

China Claims U.S. 'Black Hand' Is Behind Hong Kong Protests Beijing stepped up its accusations of U.S. involvement in fomenting protests in Hong Kong, as authorities and protesters in the restive Chinese city ...
20:30 2019-08-09

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the c...
20:15 2019-06-10

After a day of violent protests, Hong Kong starts to make arrests Hong Kong police said on Wednesday they had arrested 12 people in connection with incidents on July 1, although it was unclear if they were among pro...
19:30 2019-07-03

Trump says China's Xi has acted responsibly on Hong Kong protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he believed Chinese President Xi Jinping has acted "very responsibly" with the protests in Hong Kong over ...
20:30 2019-07-22

Hong Kong accountants join protests, but they're 'civilized and calm' Accountants in Hong Kong took to the streets on Friday to call for the government to accept five demands of the people, including the complete withdr...
11:45 2019-08-23

Business fears for Hong Kong after protests turn violent Violent demonstrations Monday that saw protesters vandalize Hong Kong's main government complex have drawn a swift condemnation from business leaders...
14:15 2019-07-03

China protests to Britain over Hunt's Hong Kong comments China protested to Britain over Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt's warning that Beijing should honor its commitments to protect freedoms in Hong Kong or...
11:45 2019-07-03

Hong Kong restaurant owner strikes to support protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong restaurant owner Kelvin Chung has joined other small businesses in closing their doors to show solidarity with thousands o...
15:45 2019-06-12

Hong Kong leader to press on with extradition bill despite protests Hong Kong's chief executive has promised to move forward with a controversial extradition bill that it is feared could be used by China to make criti...
06:45 2019-06-10

China FM: Protests are Hong Kong's worst crisis since 1997 Hong Kong's ongoing protests are the city's biggest crisis in more than two decades of Chinese rule, a top Beijing official said Tuesday, following a...
14:15 2019-08-28

Beijing says 'radical' Hong Kong protests are an 'undisguised challenge' The Chinese government has denounced Monday night's violent protests in Hong Kong as "radical," terming them an "undisguised challenge" to the city's...
14:30 2019-07-02

| SEE | 100 days later: How Hong Kong activists sustain protests with creativity With Hong Kong shaken by 100 days of huge pro-democracy protests, activists have adopted a host of creative ways to fuel their movement away from the...
14:45 2019-09-16

Police arrest eight as Hong Kong gears up for another weekend of protests Hong Kong police said on Friday they had arrested eight people, with a leading pro-independence figure reportedly among them, after seizing weapons a...
05:45 2019-08-02

Hong Kong protests are growing smaller but more violent and ugly Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-governme...
08:45 2019-09-16

Hong Kong reopens after violent weekend of clashes and protests Hong Kong's businesses and underground rail stations re-opened as usual on Monday morning, after a chaotic Sunday that saw police fire water cannon,...
08:15 2019-09-16

Calm returns to Hong Kong after protests erupt into violence A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legisl...
06:30 2019-07-02

China’s National Day fireworks cancelled in Hong Kong due to protests The city issued a terse statement saying the show over its famed Victoria Harbour had been canceled “in view of the latest situation and having regar...
17:15 2019-09-18

Hong Kong protests: Is the government losing control of law and order? After dozens of protesters were beaten by a mob at a train station, experts are warning that the escalating violence between opposing camps could bec...
18:30 2019-07-22

Chinese-Canadian community divided over Hong Kong protests As many as 300,000 Canadians live in Hong Kong, according to the Asia Pacific Foundation, and more than 200,000 people living in Canada were born in ...
19:45 2019-08-28

Mainland Chinese Sneak Into Hong Kong's Protests---to Support the Cause A cohort of mainland Chinese have joined the demonstrations in Hong Kong, taking extraordinary risks to support a society that offers freedoms unavai...
03:15 2019-08-29

Hong Kong protests approach border of mainland China Thousands protested in a mainland China border town Saturday against China traders, riding on the momentum of weeks of extradition bill protests in H...
23:15 2019-07-13

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's han...
15:00 2019-07-14

Hong Kong protests have sparked a new level of Chinese paranoia Up to 2 million people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong to protest in recent weeks. The immediate trigger was an “extradition agreement” that C...
16:45 2019-07-06

Hong Kong police demand better protection ahead of more protests A Hong Kong police officers' union has urged police chiefs to better protect rank-and-file staff as the city braces for rolling protests in coming we...
10:30 2019-07-15

What Denise Ho, Jackie Chan and Other Celebrities Think About the Hong Kong Protests For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low t...
22:45 2019-07-05

Hong Kong protests: police use water cannon on demonstrators Hundreds of thousands had braved rain to stage peaceful march in triad-linked districtHong Kong police have fired teargas and for the first time used...
20:45 2019-08-25

Hong Kong protests continue, expand to oppose China What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed — and the role of the...
09:15 2019-07-17

Hong Kong Protests: Police Use Water Cannons Against Demonstrators Tens of thousands of people protested across Hong Kong amid a debate in the city’s Legislative Council on a contentious bill that would permit extra...
05:15 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Police Make Wave of Arrests After Protests Hong Kong police have arrested and charged a dozen protesters suspected of involvement in antigovernment clashes, as authorities widen a manhunt for ...
16:45 2019-07-04

China accuses UK of supporting violent Hong Kong protests Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism" and reminded the former colonial power of Hong Kong's status. Fore...
15:15 2019-07-04

Arrests in Hong Kong raise fears of more violent protests A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker is expressing fears that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people...
08:30 2019-07-04

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland Chin...
11:15 2019-06-12

Hong Kong authorities shut government offices due to protests Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extr...
05:45 2019-06-13

Fire and fear: Hong Kong lit by protests after dark – in pictures In a continuation of the waves of demonstrations and sometimes violent clashes between police and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong since 9 June,...
19:45 2019-09-02

Alibaba is said to have postponed a Hong Kong listing amid protests Alibaba held a board meeting before its latest quarterly earnings release last week, during which the board decided to postpone the Hong Kong listing...
08:15 2019-08-21

Hong Kong handover anniversary: march and protests – in pictures Frustration among opposition protesters in Hong Kong boiled over on Monday, with one group laying siege to the legislative council building and tens ...
18:15 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activist...
21:45 2019-06-13

Hong Kong in limbo as extradition protests crisis deepens Hong Kong’s legislature has suspended meetings as leaders consider their next steps following violent clashes between police and protesters who oppos...
12:15 2019-06-13

Hong Kong marks handover to China with ceremony and protests HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong government has marked the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, as police faced off w...
03:45 2019-07-01

Hong Kong marks anniversary of Chinese rule with protests Police used batons and pepper spray on overnight protesters near the government complex. Inside the building, embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam le...
07:45 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protests: group tries to storm government building Demonstrators surround legislature as city prepares for mass protestsHong Kong protests - live updatesPro-democracy protesters have attempted to stor...
14:30 2019-07-01

'China is in uncharted territory with Hong Kong protests': Ai Weiwei Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has told DW that Beijing could "crush" Hong Kong protesters anytime. The two sides have reached a deadlock in the ...
01:30 2019-08-08

Telegram hit by massive Chinese cyberattack during Hong Kong protests The app, which says it has 200 million users worldwide, has been widely used in Hong Kong to coordinate demonstrations against a controversial extrad...
15:15 2019-06-13

Protests escalate as Hong Kong marks handover to China Combative protesters tried to break into the Hong Kong legislature as a crowd of thousands were marching in that direction on the 22nd anniversary of...
10:45 2019-07-01

U.S. Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Due to ‘Confrontational’ Protests The U.S. raised its travel warning for Hong Kong on Wednesday, advising visitors to exercise increased caution if they plan to visit due to “ci...
06:30 2019-08-08

Hong Kong women's tennis event postponed due to protests "Hong Kong\u0027s premier women\u0027s tennis event scheduled for October has been postponed due to the pro-democracy protests, organisers announced ...
14:15 2019-09-13

Hong Kong Students Go Back to School, but Protests Won't Cool Officials in Hong Kong had hoped that antigovernment demonstrations would recede after youthful protesters returned to school. But thousands of stude...
05:45 2019-09-02

Hong Kong prepares for more protests on anniversary of handover to China A protest march has been called for Monday, the third in three weeks, this one on the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China on July ...
14:30 2019-06-30

EU calls for restraint, dialogue amid Hong Kong protests The European Union on Monday called for restraint and dialogue to find a way forward as hundreds of Hong Kong protesters smashed up the legislature i...
18:45 2019-07-01

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...
19:00 2019-08-09

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam says priority is to stop violence City’s leader rules out political concessions as demonstrations continue with sit-in at airportThe Hong Kong leader, Carrie Lam, has said her priorit...
18:30 2019-08-09

Timeline: Key dates for Hong Kong extradition bill and protests Millions of people have taken to the streets in the past three weeks to protest against a proposed extradition bill that has plunged Hong Kong into p...
06:45 2019-07-01

Train to Hong Kong airport suspended after violent protests The operator of the express train to Hong Kong's airport has suspended service as pro-democracy protesters gathered there following a day of violent ...
16:15 2019-09-01

Hong Kong protests force airports to cancel more than 200 flights Protesters snarled the Monday morning rush hour by blocking train and platform doors, preventing subway and commuter rail trains from leaving their s...
15:00 2019-08-05

Beijing’s reaction to Hong Kong protests has been muted. Will that continue? After suppressing information about the protests earlier this week, China’s state-controlled media started reporting some details Thursday, although ...
18:45 2019-06-13

Hours after street chaos, more protests loom in Hong Kong Mere hours after one of Hong Kong's most iconic shopping districts was transformed into a tear gas-filled battleground, protesters are again preparin...
08:15 2019-08-04

Hong Kong students skip first day of school to join in protests ​The months-long protests in Hong Kong spread to the schools on Monday when thousands of students skipped the first day of class to call for democrat...
20:45 2019-09-02

Twitter removes nearly 1,000 accounts tied to China's campaign against Hong Kong protesters Company also suspends thousands of accounts as it reports ‘state-backed information operation’Twitter has removed nearly 1,000 accounts and suspended...
01:15 2019-08-20

China’s garrison in Hong Kong closely watches as protests churn on After months of protests in the semiautonomous territory calling for greater political freedoms, the mainland’s military presence came under renewed ...
04:15 2019-08-30

Hong Kong protests met with tear gas; China frees UK mission staffer Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petro...
19:15 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protests: Joshua Wong and other pro-democracy figures arrested Wong and fellow activist Agnes Chow subsequently releasedSeveral prominent pro-democracy figures have been arrested in Hong Kong in an apparent crack...
13:15 2019-08-30

Hong Kong Protests: Senior Official Urges Protesters to Disperse The police used pepper spray and water cannons against thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s streets and forced the Legislative Council to ...
09:00 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Police Use Water Cannon for First Time Since Protests Began The police also fired rounds of tear gas at protesters, who threw bricks, as a weekend of violence followed nearly two weeks of relative calm and pea...
14:45 2019-08-25

Living With Hong Kong Protests: Tips on Tear Gas, Tracking Children More than two months of marches, demonstrations and sit-ins in one of Asia’s most densely populated cities are forcing everyday people to change thei...
19:15 2019-08-17

China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests China doubled down on its support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday after days of protests in the Chinese-ruled city over a planned extraditi...
15:15 2019-06-17

Hong Kong Braces for Another Weekend of Protests Despite Extradition Bill Withdrawal Hong Kong is bracing for its latest weekend of unrest, despite the government announcing Wednesday that it will officially withdraw the extradition b...
12:15 2019-09-06

Hong Kong gears up for protests, strikes as extradition anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow peopl...
10:30 2019-06-11

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests an...
20:15 2019-06-11

Hong Kong braces for new mass protests against planned extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people...
15:30 2019-06-11

Hong Kong Protests Force Companies to Choose: Their Employees or China Employers early on supported their workers’ desire to protest but have started to shift under pressure from Beijing. “Every company in Hong Kong is i...
23:45 2019-08-25

Thousands rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests against extradition bill Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be...
18:30 2019-06-11

Google Disables 210 YouTube Channels That Targeted Hong Kong Protests Google on Thursday said it disabled a series of YouTube channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy p...
05:15 2019-08-23

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing's influence in the former British colony a...
08:30 2019-06-14

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety an...
04:45 2019-08-17

Alibaba and the $15 billion question: Amid Hong Kong's protests, when to list? Hong Kong's political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with so...
01:45 2019-08-17

Hong Kong Leader Faces Growing Pressure to Resign After Protests Pressure mounted on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam as protesters called for her to step down and members of her cabinet urged her to personally...
15:30 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam rejects claims she has lost control Territory’s leader condemns violence, rejects protesters’ demands and vows to ‘restore law and order’Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has co...
10:45 2019-08-27

Hong Kong Official Says ‘Elements of Terror’ Pervade Antigovernment Protests Riot police took positions around schools and subway stations as Hong Kong students, many of who participated in this summer’s demonstrations, return...
14:15 2019-09-02

Hong Kong's 'be water' protests leave China casting about for an enemy Beijing’s worldview cannot conceive of a leaderless movement: there have to be saboteurs behind itOn Friday morning, as Hong Kong woke up, the news c...
13:15 2019-08-30

YouTube finds influence campaign tied to Hong Kong protests Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influ...
03:45 2019-08-23

Hong Kong may pause controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong's leader is expected to make an announcement Saturday on the future of a controversial China extradition bill, in an apparent bid to quell ...
07:45 2019-06-15

Hong Kong gears up for fresh protests as activists target airport Hong Kong braced on Friday for further demonstrations and a "stress test" of the city's international airport at the weekend, as nearly three months ...
03:45 2019-08-23

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city agai...
23:45 2019-06-12

YouTube disables more than 200 channels for inauthentic activity around Hong Kong protests Google announced Thursday it had taken down 210 channels on YouTube after discovering they "behaved in a coordinated manner while uploading videos" r...
02:15 2019-08-23

How Badly Will the Hong Kong Protests Shake Global Stock Markets? Unrest continues in Hong Kong. China’s paramilitary forces are massing near the border. What if there’s more violence? Or an authoritarian invasion? ...
22:45 2019-08-22

What’s happening in Hong Kong? Scenes from the biggest protests in half a decade. Clashes in Hong Kong turn violent as protesters challenge a new extradition bill that would effectively apply China’s justice system to the people of...
03:15 2019-06-13

Expat Chinese Embrace Freedom---Marching Against Hong Kong Protests Hong Kong’s summer of political unrest is going global. In countries like the U.S., Canada, Australia and the U.K., the sometimes aggressive tactics ...
19:15 2019-08-22

Traffic flowing in heart of Hong Kong as rain curbs protests Traffic has been restored in the heart of Hong Kong a day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow crimina...
05:00 2019-06-13

Hong Kong police storm subway with batons as protests rage Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs at government headquarters and set fires in the streets, while police stormed a subway car and hit passe...
16:15 2019-09-01

Foreign Agents and Terrorists: How China Is Framing Hong Kong’s Protests For more than two months, antigovernment protests have gripped Hong Kong, with anger rising over China’s growing influence. Here are tactics the Chin...
07:15 2019-08-20

Alibaba Postpones Hong Kong Listing as Protests Roil Markets The Chinese e-commerce giant delayed plans to sell potentially billions of dollars worth of shares in the market, which has fallen as tensions have w...
18:15 2019-08-22

Hong Kong protests: subway to airport shut down as activists out in force Demonstrators plan to choke the city’s international hub in the wake of clashes with riot police on Saturday nightThousands of pro-democracy demonstr...
10:15 2019-09-01

Hong Kong's embattled leader denies offering to resign over protests Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam has insisted she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis ...
16:45 2019-09-03

Hong Kong protests: demonstrators build fire near police headquarters Police use water cannon and teargas to disperse protestersProtesters in Hong Kong have piled barriers and other debris across a commercial street and...
16:15 2019-08-31

Dueling protests rattle Hong Kong in 10th week of unrest Weeks of political unrest roiling the streets of Hong Kong reached across the globe to New York Saturday, with hundreds of demonstrators filling Lowe...
06:15 2019-08-18

Hong Kong businesses fear protests will push economy into recession Amid mass demonstrations and a trade war, financial observers say the city’s slowdown could deepenHong Kong is a free marketer’s dream. The tiny isla...
11:45 2019-08-23

Trump To Raise Hong Kong Protests With Xi Jinping At G20: Mike Pompeo US President Donald Trump will discuss the mass protests in Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, Secretary o...
22:15 2019-06-16

Wave of arrests in new push by Hong Kong police to thwart protests Former student leaders among dozens detained in move critics say is attempt to deter protesters from planned rallyHong Kong police have launched a wa...
21:45 2019-08-30

Worried Hong Kong Residents Are Moving Money Out as Protests Escalate The local currency has weakened rapidly since early July, a move analysts attribute partly to outflows. Some businesses say they are seeing money mov...
18:15 2019-08-18

Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill that sparked protests The bill sparked massive protests that have become increasingly violent and caused the airport to shut down earlier this month.    &#...
16:45 2019-09-04

After months of protests, Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam has finally fully withdrawn a controversial bill that allowed extradition to mainland China and sparked three...
14:45 2019-09-04

Hong Kong protests show no sign of slowing as 1.7 million rally The organizers of a rally on Sunday afternoon in Hong Kong's Victoria Park claimed that at least 1.7 million protesters turned out in a massive show ...
02:45 2019-08-19

Frontline view: Making the case for violence in Hong Kong protests Pun sees himself as a peaceful, middle-class Hong Kong student. Yet since the beginning of June, he has been building barricades and throwing bricks ...
07:15 2019-08-22

ANALYSIS: Violence returns to Hong Kong protests — is the region safe? The people of Hong Kong are definitely fighting — but for the most part, it appears they are doing so without violence, writes Global News' Eric Mark...
22:45 2019-08-30

Hong Kong flight bookings drop 10% as protests continue, says Qantas CEO Flight bookings to Hong Kong have fallen 10%, hit by the unrest in the city, said Alan Joyce, the chief executive of Australian carrier Qantas Airway...
07:45 2019-08-22

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the street...
14:30 2019-06-13

Christians lend anthem, pacifist spirit to Hong Kong protests Since protests began more than 12 weeks ago over an extradition bill that would allow Hong Kong residents to be sent to mainland China for trial, the...
18:45 2019-08-28

China state media blames Hong Kong protests on 'lawlessness' Protests in Hong Kong over planned new extradition laws with China are "hammering" the city's reputation, with outbreaks of "lawlessness" undermining...
05:45 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Tennis Open postponed amid ongoing protests The 2019 Hong Kong Tennis Open (HKTO) has been postponed after organizers claimed they would be unable to guarantee "a smooth running of the tourname...
13:15 2019-09-13

Tense calm returns to Hong Kong after protests erupt into violence A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legisl...
06:45 2019-07-02

Students in Hong Kong form human chains across city after protests The protesters' demands include the retraction of the word "riot" to describe demonstrations, the release of all those arrested and the right for Hon...
05:45 2019-09-09

Student Arrested During Hong Kong Protests Had a Butter Knife, University Says Classmates marched through campus and broke doors to protest the detention. His school said he had been carrying the implement to cut cake for a fest...
16:45 2019-09-16

Hong Kong Reopens After Weekend Of Clashes, Anti-Government Protests Hong Kong's businesses and metro stations reopened as usual on Monday after a chaotic Sunday when police fired water cannon, tear gas and rubber bull...
20:15 2019-09-16

China Condemns Hong Kong Protests As "Undisguised Challenge" To Its Rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after poli...
17:30 2019-07-02

China Hardens Line on Hong Kong Protests, Hinting It Could Intervene China’s government signaled its fraying patience with protesters in Hong Kong after they stormed the city’s legislature, calling the violent turn a d...
17:30 2019-07-02

Eight dramatic images from the Hong Kong airport protests and clashes with police Protests at Hong Kong International Airport escalated for a second day, causing flights to be canceled at one of the busiest airports in the world. ...
21:45 2019-08-13

Hong Kong digital banks launch may face delays due to protests Most of the eight newly licensed digital banks in Hong Kong, including joint ventures involving Standard Chartered and Bank of China Hong Kong, had a...
10:15 2019-09-17

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as marchers set to defy police ban Hong Kong protesters readied to take to the streets again on Sunday, defying a police ban on marches in the Chinese-controlled territory and continui...
05:30 2019-08-11

China hints at military options to quell Hong Kong protests China’s defense spokesman called the protests’ challenge to China’s rule over Hong Kong “intolerable,” and noted that the People’s Liberation Army ga...
16:15 2019-07-24

China Urges U.S. to Remove ‘Black Hand’ From Hong Kong Protests China said the U.S. should remove its “black hand” from Hong Kong’s protests, in some of its most pointed criticism yet against wha...
12:15 2019-07-24

Hong Kong justice secretary due in Beijing on Wednesday amid protests Hong Kong's secretary for justice, Teresa Cheng, will travel to Beijing on Wednesday, the city government said, as protests in the Asian financial ce...
12:15 2019-07-16

Rare Hong Kong train derailment injures at least 8 amid protests At least eight people were hurt in a derailment of a train owned by a Hong Kong company targeted by pro-democracy protesters earlier this month, acco...
10:15 2019-09-18

Hong Kong protests: tech war opens up with doxxing of protesters and police Campaigns to expose personal details of those on both sides of protests skyrocket, with nearly 1,000 cases being investigatedHong Kong has seen an un...
10:45 2019-09-20

Hong Kong police stop airport protests, but rallies continue Police have thwarted pro-democracy protests at Hong Kong's airport. Instead, activists rallied at subway stations across the semiautonomous city-stat...
10:45 2019-09-08

Hong Kong protests: police make first arrests after storming of parliament At least 11 men and one woman detained on suspicion of attempting disrupt celebrations marking the 22nd anniversary of the handover At least 12 peopl...
10:30 2019-07-04

Flights Resume at Hong Kong Airport After a Violent Night of Protests Flights at Hong Kong International Airport mostly resumed on Wednesday morning, after violent clashes broke out between demonstrators and police on T...
12:45 2019-08-14

Hong Kong airport halts check-ins as U.N. urges restraint over protests Flights leaving Hong Kong were disrupted for a second day on Tuesday, plunging the former British colony deeper into turmoil as its stockmarket fell ...
16:15 2019-08-13

Flights Are Still Being Canceled At Hong Kong’s Airport Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters continued their occupation of Hong Kong’s airport into Tuesday, in an act of civil disobedience that ha...
15:15 2019-08-13

More protests planned in Hong Kong as U.S., Australia raise travel warnings The began with opposition to a now-suspended extradition law and have evolved into a direct challenge to the city's government and calls for full dem...
13:30 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protests fortify Taiwan, and the West, against China's expansion Mass protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s attempt to encroach on Hong Kong’s judicial system have fortified neighboring Taiwan and other U...
20:30 2019-06-27

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...
16:30 2019-08-10

Cathay Pacific Suspends Pilot Arrested In Hong Kong Protests Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Saturday it had suspended a pilot arrested during anti-government protests in Hong Kong and...
20:00 2019-08-10

Australia Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Amid Protests Australia elevated its travel warning for Hong Kong overnight Tuesday, citing the increasingly unpredictable nature of protests in the Chinese enclav...
12:30 2019-08-07

Hong Kong Open postponed indefinitely as pro-democracy protests continue A tennis tournament and a London musical are the latest events postponed in Hong Kong out of concerns over safety and disruptions from pro-democracy ...
21:15 2019-09-13

Flights canceled, roads blocked as Hong Kong protests escalate People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong, in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Fol...
15:30 2019-08-06

Hong Kong Protests Called Off Today To Mark 9/11 Attacks Anniversary Hong Kong activists called off protests on Wednesday in remembrance of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States and denounced a Chinese s...
15:15 2019-09-11

Hong Kong Braces for Big Protests on Anniversary of Return to Chinese Rule Protesters and police clashed just hours before a mass rally—likely to be the largest in the former British colony’s history—on the anniversary of Ho...
06:45 2019-07-01

Fights break out at Hong Kong mall amid counter protests The situation turned chaotic as groups of people traded blows and some used umbrellas to hit their opponents. Police later moved in to defuse the sit...
13:45 2019-09-14

Conflict Breaks Out in Hong Kong Mall Amid Counter Protests (HONG KONG) — Skirmishes broke out Saturday at a shopping mall in Hong Kong between supporters of the ongoing protests for democratic reforms i...
19:45 2019-09-14

Flight disruptions continue as Hong Kong airport protests enter fifth day Passengers in Hong Kong were still experiencing disruptions Tuesday as ongoing pro-democracy protests at the world's eighth biggest airport look set ...
03:15 2019-08-13

United States issues travel advisory over Hong Kong protests The United States has become the latest country to issue a travel warning over Hong Kong's ongoing protests, which have at times turned violent and s...
17:00 2019-08-08

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...
09:15 2019-08-13

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as city is again roiled by protests Hong Kong police fired multiple tear gas rounds on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, as the Chin...
20:30 2019-08-03

Hong Kong pushed to the 'brink of no return' as airport protests continue Passengers in Hong Kong were still experiencing disruptions Tuesday as ongoing pro-democracy protests at the world's eighth biggest airport look set ...
14:15 2019-08-13

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong while the city is being rocked by mass protests? "Don't shoot me." That was the message one pro-democracy protester held up, on the sort of sign usually reserved for the names of hotel guests, as de...
09:01 2019-08-03

Ten dramatic images from the Hong Kong airport protests and clashes with police Protests at Hong Kong International Airport escalated for a second day, causing flights to be canceled at one of the busiest airports in the world. ...
14:15 2019-08-14

Hong Kong pushed to the 'brink of no return' as airport protests enter fifth day Passengers in Hong Kong were still experiencing disruptions Tuesday as ongoing pro-democracy protests at the world's eighth biggest airport look set ...
05:45 2019-08-13

‘Whenever There’s Trouble He Rushes There.’ Meet Legislator Roy Kwong, the God of Hong Kong Protests In a narrow office, just across the bay from mainland China, sits the God of Hong Kong Protests. Roy Kwong, a social worker turned politician, is fie...
07:30 2019-07-19

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...
08:15 2019-07-09

Hong Kong Protests Drag Nike, Other Global Companies Into Upheaval A broad stripe of businesses from global titan Nike to a local bakery is finding that taking sides, or even appearing to, in Hong Kong’s protests aga...
16:15 2019-07-17

‘It’s Not a Fight About Money.’ Why Bankers and Entrepreneurs Have a Stake in Hong Kong’s Protests Conrad Wu is a serial entrepreneur. He rarely takes a day off or a vacation. His days and nights are spent working on a transportation app he started...
13:15 2019-07-11

Hong Kong protests: airport security tightened after night of violence Riot police at entrances and only travellers with passports and boarding passes admittedFresh protests broke out in several areas of Hong Kong on Sat...
15:15 2019-09-07

Hong Kong protests turn to violent clashes in multiple towns Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters on Saturday after pro-China groups pulled down some of the "Lennon Walls" of ant...
05:45 2019-09-22

Alibaba IPO plan at risk amid massive Hong Kong protests Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have s...
06:45 2019-08-15

Hong Kong On Brink Of Recession As Trade War, Political Protests Escalate Hong Kong is on the verge of its first recession in a decade as increasingly violent anti-government protests scare off tourists and bite into retail...
19:15 2019-08-16

Hong Kong Celebrities Who Support Protests Pay a Heavy Price From China For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low t...
16:30 2019-07-05

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong following mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not off...
12:15 2019-06-18

Heavy police presence in Hong Kong after threats of new airport protests Attempts by Hong Kong protesters to hold demonstrations at the city's international airport were stalled by a huge police presence around the global ...
14:45 2019-09-07

Crowds 'baying for blood' as violence mars Hong Kong protests Protests in Hong Kong have descended into violence once again - with demonstrators trampling on a Chinese flag, vandalising a train station and setti...
14:30 2019-09-22

Extradition bill that prompted mass protests in Hong Kong is dead, Lam says The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s largest protest in more than a decade was declared dead on Tuesday by the former British colony’s embat...
12:45 2019-07-09

Trump on Hong Kong protests: 'It's a tough situation … but I'm sure it'll work out' – live President says: ‘The Hong Kong thing is a very tough situation’Officials announce delays on China tariffsSign up for the US briefing and get a new pe...
19:45 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Protests Resume After Carrie Lam Offers Olive Branch The protests on Friday were an early test of public reaction to Mrs. Lam’s four-point plan to ease the tensions that have plunged Hong Kong into cris...
22:15 2019-09-06

Hong Kong police make 'largest ever' seizure of explosives on eve of protests Police in Hong Kong have seized what is thought to be the largest ever cachet of high-powered explosives uncovered in the city, in a raid Friday nigh...
12:45 2019-07-20

Hong Kong: airport protests descend into violence – video report Mass protests at Hong Kong's international airport descended into chaos as riot police used pepper spray and batons in an attempt to disperse the tho...
16:45 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protests threaten to rain on China’s anniversary parade The months-long standoff between the Communist Party and the millions of Hong Kong protesters is set to come to a head Oct. 1, when the demonstrators...
14:00 2019-09-23

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests HONG KONG — Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chine...
13:45 2019-07-20

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong after mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not off...
22:15 2019-06-18

'You Don't Have to Face It Alone.' Hong Kong Protests Propelled by Hidden Support Network The quiet backing of older, professional locals helps explain the longevity of the youth-led movement. Their assistance includes “school bus” rides h...
11:45 2019-09-21

Violence spreads as Hong Kong protests enter 16th week There were more scenes of violence and destruction across Hong Kong over the weekend as protesters targeted subway stations and shopping malls in an ...
14:00 2019-09-23

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protests paralyzed operations REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Flight operations resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence....
22:15 2019-08-14

Twitter's Disinformation Data Dumps Are Helpful—to a Point Twitter has released 30 million tweets from state-sponsored disinformation accounts. Researchers say the trove is useful, but they want more transpar...
14:15 2019-07-07

Alibaba Puts Hong Kong Listing on Hold as Protests Roil City Alibaba has postponed plans for a multibillion-dollar share listing in Hong Kong, as protests now in their third month exact a deepening economic cos...
11:45 2019-08-22

"All The Forces": China's Global Social Media Push In Hong Kong Protests While little news or video footage of the Hong Kong protests made its way into mainland China in the early weeks, the subject now dominates the news ...
16:15 2019-08-22

China's envoy to Britain laments 'Cold War mentality' over Hong Kong protests China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kon...
15:45 2019-07-07

Police, demonstrators play cat-and-mouse game across Hong Kong as protests continue Protesters’ five major demands include the release of arrested demonstrators, an independent investigation into alleged police abuse and the dissolut...
13:15 2019-08-05

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Fresh Calls for Carrie Lam to Resign Newly emboldened by protests and the delay of debate over the extradition law, some politicians and officials are calling on Hong Kong’s leader to st...
11:15 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Protests Disrupt Airport Access, Snarling Trains and Roads Authorities suspended an express rail link from the city center to the airport as hundreds of protesters began to gather outside the airport in a bid...
18:15 2019-09-01

Hong Kong Protests' Violent Turn Tests Limits of Public Support As they rampaged through Hong Kong’s legislature, the young protesters of the city’s antigovernment uprising fulfilled a dream of having their revolu...
13:45 2019-07-02

Hong Kong Leader Says No Need for Beijing to Intervene in Protests Amid Escalating Violence Following a weekend of escalating violence between pro-democracy demonstrators and police, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Tuesday insisted her administr...
22:15 2019-08-27

Hong Kong braces for annual handover rally as fresh protests erupt Thousands of protesters faced off with riot police early on Monday, the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, ahead of an annual rally t...
06:45 2019-07-01

Hong Kong activists target mainland shoppers in latest wave of protests Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's han...
10:45 2019-07-14

Violence rocks Hong Kong protests while China, U.S. clash over extradition bill The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.   ...
15:15 2019-06-12

More protests as U.S. raises Hong Kong travel warning amid growing unrest The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging travelers to exercise increased caution in the Chinese territory due to what it des...
08:00 2019-08-08

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong gears up for fresh protests as activists target airport Hong Kong is bracing for further anti-government demonstrations and a "stress test" of the city's international airport this weekend, as authorities ...
05:45 2019-08-23

More protests as US raises Hong Kong travel warning amid growing unrest The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging travelers to exercise increased caution in the Chinese territory due to what it ter...
15:00 2019-08-08

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protec...
19:30 2019-06-13

Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests: sources China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has delayed its up to $15 billion listing in Hong Kong amid growing political unrest in ...
06:45 2019-08-21

Hong Kong protests: government vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader Carrie Lam refuses to withdraw law, which critics fear could be abused by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she remains det...
10:45 2019-06-11

Massive street fires erupt amid violence at Hong Kong protests Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set massive street fires, trashed two subway stations and trampled the Chinese flag Sunday, in the fourth month...
01:30 2019-09-23

Hong Kong enters 15th week of mass protests as unrest continues Pro-democracy demonstrators clash with Beijing supporters as riot police subdue protestersRival groups of demonstrators clashed in Hong Kong and poli...
14:15 2019-09-14

Hong Kong Protests Move to Luxury Shopping District After Police Use Tear Gas (HONG KONG) — Demonstrators in Hong Kong moved en masse to a luxury shopping district Sunday evening after riot police used tear gas to clear o...
03:30 2019-08-05

UPDATE 2-YouTube finds influence campaign tied to Hong Kong protests Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influ...
04:15 2019-08-23

WRAPUP 5-Hong Kong protests met with tear gas; China frees UK mission staffer Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petro...
19:15 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas in renewed flare of violence Hong Kong riot police rushed pro-democracy protesters who had built a barricade near a police station. The clashes broke a fragile peace between auth...
17:15 2019-08-24

Hong Kong slams brakes on extradition bill amid massive protests The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.   ...
20:30 2019-06-12

Fresh Protests Force Hong Kong to Postpone Extradition Bill Debate Thousands of demonstrators poured into the streets surrounding Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday morning, choking major thoroughfares with barr...
08:45 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protests, Beijing's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through ...
10:00 2019-07-03

Hong Kong protests and China's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through ...
11:45 2019-07-03

UPDATE 3-YouTube finds influence campaign tied to Hong Kong protests Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influ...
11:45 2019-08-23

Hong Kong activists arrested including Joshua Wong in crackdown on protests Hong Kong police arrested a number of prominent pro-democracy activists including Joshua Wong and three lawmakers on Friday, seeking to rein in prote...
01:15 2019-08-31

Hong Kong protests: Dramatic images of destruction draw both condemnation and support Days after masked protesters stormed Hong Kong's legislature, the city continues to be divided on whether it was unjustifiable violence or the unders...
15:45 2019-07-04

Heated Hong Kong protests dent stocks, spike cash demand Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protesters clashed with police du...
11:15 2019-06-12

Hong Kong On Security Alert As Thousands March In Fresh Wave Of Protests Tens of thousands marched in sweltering heat in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong on Sunday as anti-government protests show no signs of let-up, with anger ove...
12:30 2019-07-21

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong among three arrested before weekend protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested on Friday ahead of another weekend of planned protests in the Chinese-ruled city that is grappl...
04:45 2019-08-30

Hong Kong 'riot' protests force delay of controversial extradition bill Riot-like demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday forced the government to postpone a vote on a controversial extradition bill, and drew tear gas and r...
23:30 2019-06-12

Hong Kong police make fresh arrests, city braces for further protests Hong Kong police said on Sunday they arrested more than 20 people after violent clashes with anti-government protesters overnight, as the Chinese-con...
06:30 2019-08-04

As protests expand reach, Hong Kong residents demand right to vote for leaders Organizers rallied demonstrators around calls for universal suffrage, the latest indication of how the movement has grown to include broader demands ...
18:15 2019-07-14

Hong Kong police deploy water cannons as violence returns to protests The new police tactic came after the protest descended into a street battle that left a main thoroughfare littered with bricks and empty canisters of...
21:15 2019-08-25

Refinitiv removes Reuters story on Hong Kong protests from screens in China Under pressure from Chinese regulators, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminals in China a Reuters story detail...
20:45 2019-08-02

Thousands Of Hong Kong Civil Servants Defy Government To Join Protests Thousands of civil servants joined in the anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Friday for the first time since they started two months ago, defyi...
19:30 2019-08-02

Hong Kong shuts government offices, security tight after violent protests Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extr...
05:45 2019-06-13

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...
02:45 2019-06-12

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...
05:00 2019-06-13

Hong Kong government building a 'big crime scene' after night of violent protests A senior Hong Kong official has described the city's legislative council as a "big crime scene," just hours after hundreds of masked, mainly young pr...
10:45 2019-07-02

China condemns violent Hong Kong protests as 'undisguised challenge' to its rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after poli...
12:30 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protests: riot police storm metro station with batons Unrest deepens on anniversary of Beijing’s move to limit democratic reforms in territoryHong Kong riot police have stormed a metro station, using bat...
21:15 2019-08-31

Hong Kong protests: Head of China's military garrison condemns violence The commander of the Chinese military garrison in Hong Kong has addressed the city's ongoing protest movement for the first time, warning that violen...
14:00 2019-08-01

Leading Hong Kong Democracy Activist Arrested Ahead Of Weekend Protests Leading Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested Friday, his party said, a day ahead of a planned rally in the city that has been banned...
13:45 2019-08-30

Hong Kong students skip first day of school to hold anti-government protests In the latest installment of the unrest convulsing Hong Kong, thousands of students bypassed the first day of the new school term on Monday to join t...
20:15 2019-09-02

Large-scale protests return to Hong Kong despite suspension of extradition bill Protesters crammed subway stations and turned roads into a sea of black, in another massive demonstration against a proposal to allow extraditions to...
15:15 2019-06-16

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Hong Kong’s political crisis has enter...
10:30 2019-06-17

Hong Kong police conduct security blitz at airport to thwart protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced Wednesday that her government would withdraw the bill, but that failed to appease protesters who have expanded ...
19:45 2019-09-07

Normal operations resume at Hong Kong airport as city braces for more protests Hong Kong's Airport Authority said normal flight operations would resume on Thursday after pro-democracy protests forced the cancellation of nearly 1...
02:45 2019-08-15

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...
13:30 2019-06-17

‘We Are at the Point of No Return’: How a Series of Protests Escalated Into an All-Out Battle for the Soul of Hong Kong How do you stop a city in its tracks? By bringing Hong Kong International Airport, one of the world’s busiest transit hubs, to a standstill. Hu...
07:15 2019-08-15

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...
14:00 2019-06-17

World leaders call for calm, talks as Hong Kong braces for more protests Police and protesters faced off again on the streets of the financial hub overnight, with riot officers quickly firing tear gas as their response to ...
08:15 2019-08-15

Split By Barricades by Night, Parenting by Day: Protests Divide Hong Kong Homes The Hong Kong protests have driven a wedge into the homes of some families of police officers and into the ranks of the force, where some feel their ...
13:15 2019-09-09

Hong Kong airport says aiming to restore normal service but more protests planned Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Tuesday it was working with its partners to restore normal operations as soon as possible but noted that more p...
11:15 2019-08-13

Hong Kong unveils $2.4 billion economic support package as protests weigh Hong Kong's government announced an economic support package worth $2.44 billion on Thursday as escalating political protests and the Sino-U.S. ...
03:15 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protests unleash 'panic and chaos', leader says as airport reopens A state of "panic and chaos" exists in Hong Kong, the city's embattled leader said on Tuesday, defying calls to quit as the stock market tumbled, air...
11:15 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited t...
12:15 2019-06-15

Hong Kong government to formally withdraw extradition bill after months of protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced the government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that sparked violent protests in the city. ...
23:45 2019-09-04

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests – video report Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes...
18:45 2019-06-16

U.S. senator warns China on Hong Kong trade status if it intervenes in protests A prominent U.S. senator warned China on Tuesday Hong Kong could lose its special U.S. trade status if Beijing intervenes directly to crack down on i...
08:15 2019-08-14

After months of protests, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam withdraws bill that started it all Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam has finally fully withdrawn a controversial bill that allowed extradition to mainland China and sparked three...
13:15 2019-09-04

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 ...
19:30 2019-06-16

North Korea blasts Nancy Pelosi for support of Hong Kong protests North Korean media is singling out U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after she expressed opposition to the use of force against protesters in Hong Kong...
20:15 2019-08-13

Hong Kong's leader withdraws extradition bill that ignited mass protests Chief executive did not concede to other demands including an inquiry into police violenceHong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has said her government wil...
20:45 2019-09-04

Chinese army masses in Shenzen just across border with Hong Kong after months of protests Large convoys of armoured vehicles, troops and personnel seen massing at border north of Hong Kong It comes after months of civil unrest in the regio...
18:15 2019-08-13

There's little evidence that money is fleeing Hong Kong amid protests, Credit Suisse and UBS say There's little evidence to suggest that money is being moved out of Hong Kong amid ongoing, protracted protests in the city, according to top ex...
10:45 2019-09-04

Hong Kong Businesses Are Reeling Amid the Protests, But Their Workers Say ‘Freedom’ Is More Important On a recent weekday afternoon, twelve employees sat awaiting shoppers in a luxury jewelry store in Hong Kong’s prime tourist district, Tsim Sha...
03:45 2019-09-04

Home Credit to test Hong Kong IPO market as protests convulse city Consumer lender Home Credit is poised to offer the biggest test of Hong Kong's capital markets since China's Alibaba delayed plans for a $15 billion ...
10:15 2019-09-09

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’...
15:30 2019-06-15

Hong Kong protests play into China fears, upend stock markets Wall Street’s summertime slump continued as dramatic protests in Hong Kong dimmed hopes that the US will come to a trading truce with China. The Dow ...
06:45 2019-08-13

Thousands Besiege Hong Kong’s Police Headquarters After a Day of Anti-Government Protests A day of mostly peaceful protests in Hong Kong turned ugly Friday as crowds laid siege to the city’s police headquarters, barricading officers ...
18:01 2019-06-21

Hong Kong airport grinds to halt; China likens protests to terrorism Hong Kong's airport halted flights on Monday, blaming demonstrators for the disruption, while China said the anti-government protests that have swept...
23:45 2019-08-12

Amid protests, U.S. lawmakers say Hong Kong rules could leak tech to China A group of U.S. senators asked President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday to assess U.S. export rules for Hong Kong, expressing concern China...
00:45 2019-09-11

Hong Kong braces for huge protests on anniversary of China handover – live Anti-Beijing protesters block key streets as key date marking 1997 transition coincides with anger about controversial extradition lawFull story: Ant...
04:45 2019-07-01

| Hong Kong protests | US guns: WATCH the top world news videos for today Gas masks and hard hats at Hong Kong's protest pop-up store | Representative Schultz pushes for background checks for guns; here are the top world ne...
20:15 2019-08-16

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong airport on alert ahead of fresh wave of protests Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Friday only departing passengers with travel documents will be allowed to enter the terminal as anti-government...
07:30 2019-08-09

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests mark 10th weekend with violence, tear gas Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters hit the streets for the tenth weekend in a row. Demonstrators used fire extinguishers and a water hose against rio...
15:15 2019-08-12

Man City 6 Kitchee 1: Champions ease to victory amid Hong Kong protests Manchester City eased to a 6-1 victory over Kitchee FC in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with the pre-season friendly marked by protests concering the ongoi...
20:45 2019-07-24

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill ...
11:30 2019-06-14

French ‘spiderman’ scales Hong Kong skyscraper amid mass protests French “spiderman” climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-story skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China ...
22:15 2019-08-16

Carrie Lam says Hong Kong economy faces 'risk of downturn' amid protests While Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam painted a bleak picture of the city's economy, she expressed hope that dialogue with protesters could provide ...
16:15 2019-08-20

Hong Kong braces for weekend of protests as leader fails to appease activists Protesters plan to block traffic to the city's international airport on Saturday, a week after thousands of demonstrators disrupted transport li...
15:45 2019-09-06

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the lates...
09:00 2019-06-18

In Latest Protests, Hong Kong Students Form Human Chains Across the City (HONG KONG) — Thousands of students formed human chains outside schools across Hong Kong on Monday to show solidarity after violent weekend cla...
12:15 2019-09-10

Hong Kong activist released from jail, immediately joins latest protests A well-known Hong Kong protest leader was released from jail Monday — and immediately joined the latest mass demonstrations trying to oust embattled ...
17:30 2019-06-17

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...
00:15 2019-08-17

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....
17:45 2019-08-16

Hong Kong police break up protests as summer of discontent shows no sign of let-up Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas on Friday to clear renewed protests outside a subway station on the densely populated Kowloon peni...
19:15 2019-09-06

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some ...
20:45 2019-08-16

Hong Kong cleans up after protests leave rail station vandalized ahead of Oct 1 anniversary The former British colony is on edge ahead of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic on Oct. 1, with authorities eager to avoi...
11:00 2019-09-23

Fears Hong Kong protests could turn violent amid calls to 'escalate action' Protesters have given authorities until Thursday afternoon to answer demands to retract extradition billHong Kong is bracing for fresh rallies on Fri...
12:30 2019-06-19

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam withdraws extradition bill that sparked mass protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday formally withdrew the controversial extradition bill that sparked months of massive protests. Lam, 62, made ...
16:15 2019-09-04

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets, tear gas as protests descend into chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas in running clashes with protesters late on Sunday amid chaotic scenes as anger over an extradition...
02:15 2019-07-22

'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 ...
15:30 2019-07-09

Hong Kong could lose special trade status if Beijing intervenes in protests: official A 1992 U.S. law affords Hong Kong preferential treatment in matters of trade and economics compared with China. Areas of special treatment include vi...
10:45 2019-08-14

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive...
13:30 2019-06-10

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that ma...
18:30 2019-06-10

Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the cit...
09:45 2019-07-10

Dota 2 Fans' Reactions To Hong Kong Protests Take Over Twitch Chat Of $33 Million Tournament We’re just days away from the biggest Dota 2 event of the year, the annual International tournament with its $33 million prize pool. Normally, this w...
15:15 2019-08-16

Hong Kong protests will be 'settled or crushed' ahead of China national celebrations, analyst says The way China responds to the situation in Hong Kong will be crucial in determining how markets and U.S.-China trade talks will be affected, said Dav...
12:45 2019-08-16

Hong Kong braces for weekend protests as German leader appeals for peaceful solution Hong Kong is bracing for more demonstrations this weekend, with protesters threatening to disrupt transport links to the airport, after embattled lea...
09:45 2019-09-06

Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests, Reuters reports Alibaba held a board meeting before its latest quarterly earnings release last week, during which the board decided to postpone the Hong Kong listing...
14:45 2019-08-21

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
15:30 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protesters confront tear gas with petrol bombs in 15th weekend of protests The unrest shows no signs of abating despite an intensifying police crackdown, limited concessions from the government and the sheer exhaustion of ma...
08:45 2019-09-16

Trump may raise Hong Kong protests with Xi as city remains a thorn in Beijing's side Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after p...
11:30 2019-06-17

Hong Kong leader defiant as city gears up for fresh protests over extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam remained defiant on Tuesday, pledging to push ahead with a proposed extradition bill that would allow fugitiv...
05:15 2019-06-11

Hong Kong protests fuel buyer interest in luxury Australia, New Zealand homes Hong Kong buying enquiries for expensive Australian and New Zealand homes have ramped up due to anti-government protests in the Chinese-ruled city, a...
09:15 2019-08-27

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a ...
10:15 2019-06-17

Hong Kong Protests Show Little Sign of Flagging as Large Crowds Rally for Democracy Hong Kong’s eleventh straight weekend of anti-government protests culminated in a large rally Sunday at the city’s Victoria Park. Tens of...
10:45 2019-08-18

Hong Kong leader says bill withdrawal a first step as city braces for weekend protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Friday said measures announced this week to help restore order in the Chinese-ruled city are a first step, and disagre...
10:45 2019-09-06

A 1974 Hymn Called ‘Sing Hallelujah to the Lord’ Has Become the Anthem of the Hong Kong Protests On a footbridge leading to the Hong Kong’s Legislative Council building, about three dozen people are intoning “Sing Hallelujah to the Lo...
13:45 2019-06-19

Hong Kong protests: China military breaks silence to warn unrest should not be tolerated Chinese military garrison chief in Hong Kong says army is determined to protect China’s sovereignty, stoking fears of interventionThe head of the Chi...
06:45 2019-08-01

'Wanton destruction' and economic costs on Hong Kong may make people less sympathetic to protests Thousands of demonstrators blocked roads and public transportation routes to the Hong Kong International Airport on Sunday, saying they hope to draw ...
09:45 2019-09-02

B.C. experts predict ‘mass migration’ of expats from Hong Kong over extradition bill protests Vancouver immigration lawyers say they're preparing for a spike in document requests, as protests against a proposed extradition law rock the country...
06:00 2019-06-14

As Protests Rage, Hong Kong Police Storm Subway With Batons, Pepper Spray (HONG KONG) — Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs at government headquarters and set fires in the streets on Saturday, while police st...
23:45 2019-08-31

Join TIME’s Senior Editor Feliz Solomon in a Reddit AMA on the Hong Kong Protests Hong Kong has been rocked by anti-government unrest since early June. The protests began as peaceful marches against a now suspended bill that would ...
16:15 2019-08-20

Hong Kong protests give Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen a boost as elections approach The sentiment that has overwhelmed Hong Kong over the China extradition bill in the past weeks has spilled over to neighboring Taiwan, pushing relati...
18:30 2019-06-21

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...
06:15 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests: Violence escalates as police hit protesters with batons in metro station Parts of the Hong Kong metro system ground to a halt after violence escalated between police and protesters as months of unrest in the former British...
00:15 2019-09-02