Both Beijing and city leader Carrie Lam have accused those opposed to the testing as being politically motivated and 'anti-China'
07 Sep 2020 3:28 PM
The officials are accused of cooperating with Beijing’s effort to undermine autonomy and crack down on freedom in Hong Kong
08 Aug 2020 10:12 AM
This comes as a huge blow to Hong Kong's democracy supporters as China welcomed the move as 'necessary, reasonable and legal'.
31 Jul 2020 7:04 PM
Global financial hub is on alert for unrest with larger gatherings planned for the evening to mark the first anniversary of a mass rally
09 Jun 2020 2:06 PM
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam calls on citizens to wait to see the details of the legislation
26 May 2020 11:45 AM
Pro-democracy unions and social media posts have called for people to gather and shout slogans in their neighbourhoods on Friday afternoon
01 May 2020 12:33 PM
The university on Kowloon peninsula is the last of 5 that protesters had occupied to use as bases from which to disrupt the city.
21 Nov 2019 2:32 PM
The security chief on Wednesday announced the bill's withdrawal in the city's legislature.
23 Oct 2019 12:12 PM
The pro-Beijing leader has faced sustained criticism from protesters in the semi-autonomous city.
23 Oct 2019 11:00 AM
But chaos erupted once more as her political opponents chanted slogans and were dragged one by one from the chamber.
17 Oct 2019 1:27 PM
Earlier, fellow Republican senator Ted Cruz had accused the Chinese government of trying to impose 'dictatorship' on Hong Kong.
15 Oct 2019 12:51 PM
Police have repeatedly denied using excessive force and Lam insisted they had exercised restraint.
24 Sep 2019 2:05 PM
Beijing has slammed the protests as effort by criminals to split the territory from China, backed by what it said were hostile foreigners.
10 Sep 2019 12:31 PM
Lam made the statement while responding to a question about Beijing's role in the withdrawal of the controversial bill.
05 Sep 2019 3:13 PM
Lam also announced the addition of a former education bureau chief and former judge to the IPCC, according to CNN.
05 Sep 2019 9:08 AM
It was not immediately clear if the announcement, due later on Wednesday, would help end the unrest.
04 Sep 2019 1:03 PM
The demonstrations have evolved into a wider democracy campaign involving clashes between protesters and police.
03 Sep 2019 3:49 PM
In addition, Lam said that the primary goal for the city's government is to stop the violence.
03 Sep 2019 1:11 PM
Demonstrators have put forth five demands, including calls for greater democracy in the region.
05 Aug 2019 2:31 PM
'I come to the conclusion that there are some fundamental and deep-seated problems in Hong Kong society,' Lam said.
09 Jul 2019 1:17 PM