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After months of protests, Hong Kong govt formally withdraws extradition bill

The security chief on Wednesday announced the bill's withdrawal in the city's legislature.

23 Oct 2019 12:12 PM

Hong Kong braces for protests as leader fails to appease activists

In pre-recorded televised address on Wednesday, Lam said extradition bill had been withdrawn, conceding to one of protesters' five demands.

06 Sep 2019 10:24 AM

Carrie Lam says, 'Decision to withdraw extradition bill taken by Hong Kong govt not Beijing'

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

How important is Hong Kong to the rest Of China? An explainer

An intervention by Chinese troops could seriously damage Hong Kong's standing as a stable international financial centre.

05 Sep 2019 1:28 PM

Hong Kong leader to announce withdrawal of controversial extradition bill

It was not immediately clear if the announcement, due later on Wednesday, would help end the unrest.

04 Sep 2019 1:03 PM

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‘Cease anger with love’: Hong Kong tycoon's message on protests

Protests began as opposition to now-suspended extradition bill and have swelled into wider calls for democracy.

16 Aug 2019 3:38 PM

China says it remains committed to 'one country, two systems' policy

Yang's remarks have come after 8 consecutive weeks of anti-govt protests in Hong Kong, which began against now-suspended extradition bill.

29 Jul 2019 3:43 PM

Police fire tear gas at Hong Kongers defying ban on 'anti-triad' rally

The demonstrations were triggered by a controversial bill which would have allowed extraditions to mainland China.

27 Jul 2019 4:57 PM

45 injured as Hong Kong protest escalates, triad gangs seen on streets

Hospital authorities said 45 people were wounded in the attack, with one man in critical condition and five others with serious injuries.

22 Jul 2019 1:19 PM

Clashes erupt as Hong Kong protest targets Chinese traders

After issuing warning, police moved forward to disperse crowd of young protesters who say peaceful demonstrations failed to bring change.

14 Jul 2019 1:39 PM

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China calls for 'zero tolerance' post violent Hong Kong protests

‘Chinese society is all too aware that zero-tolerance policy is only remedy for such destructive behaviour,’ a Chinese party paper said.

02 Jul 2019 9:13 PM

Violence grips Hong Kong on anniversary of 1997 handover to China

Hong Kong returned to China under a "one country, two systems" formula that allows freedoms not enjoyed in mainland China.

01 Jul 2019 5:49 PM

Hong Kong protesters end police headquarters siege peacefully after demands unmet

Police were previously criticized for their use of force but this time waited out the protesters.

23 Jun 2019 11:51 AM

Protestors end 15-hour long siege of police headquarters in Hong Kong

People in Hong Kong are increasingly fearful of Beijing's tightening grip over the city and what they see as an erosion of civil liberties.

22 Jun 2019 10:41 AM

Watch: 2 mn strong Hong Kong protestors let ambulance pass, garners praise online

A protestor who had collapsed during the massive protests on Sunday, was being taken to a hospital.

19 Jun 2019 1:36 PM

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Hong Kong protests marked by demonstrators' coordinated efforts to outwit govt

The extent of the opposition to the bill is such that business groups in Hong Kong, who generally are neutral, have also spoken against it.

18 Jun 2019 1:51 PM

Pressure mounts on Hong Kong leader over extradition plan

Opposition to the extradition bill has united an unusually wide cross section of Hong Kong against the proposal and sparked huge rallies.

14 Jun 2019 6:53 PM

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