The security chief on Wednesday announced the bill's withdrawal in the city's legislature.
23 Oct 2019 12:12 PM
In pre-recorded televised address on Wednesday, Lam said extradition bill had been withdrawn, conceding to one of protesters' five demands.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
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
An intervention by Chinese troops could seriously damage Hong Kong's standing as a stable international financial centre.
05 Sep 2019 1:28 PM
It was not immediately clear if the announcement, due later on Wednesday, would help end the unrest.
04 Sep 2019 1:03 PM
Protests began as opposition to now-suspended extradition bill and have swelled into wider calls for democracy.
16 Aug 2019 3:38 PM
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
The demonstrations were triggered by a controversial bill which would have allowed extraditions to mainland China.
27 Jul 2019 4:57 PM
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
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
‘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
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
Police were previously criticized for their use of force but this time waited out the protesters.
23 Jun 2019 11:51 AM
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
A protestor who had collapsed during the massive protests on Sunday, was being taken to a hospital.
19 Jun 2019 1:36 PM
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
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