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Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong set to record first budget deficit in 15 years

The city has been battered by 6 months of protests triggered by rising public anger over China's rule and police's response to protests.

03 Dec 2019 3:11 PM

Hong Kong: Protesters thank Trump over support to anti-govt protests

The protestors showed 'gratitude' for US support of anti-government protests that have roiled the financial hub for nearly 6 months.

01 Dec 2019 3:36 PM

Hong Kong would have been obliterated in 14 minutes if not for me, brags Trump

'I'll tell you we have to stand with Hong Kong but I'm also standing with President Xi. He is an incredible guy,' Trump said.

23 Nov 2019 8:29 AM

Hong Kong students' escape through 'smelly' sewer filled with snakes thwarted

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

Hong Kong mall clash ends in bloody knife attack, politician's ear bitten off

Police said protesters had vandalised restaurant after peaceful chanting of slogans by Hong Kong people.

04 Nov 2019 9:28 AM

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Amid looming recession, Hong Kong tycoon buys million dollar parking space

The HK USD 7.6 million (USD 970,000) price tag is more than 30 times the average annual wage in Hong Kong.

24 Oct 2019 4:18 PM

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

China plans to replace Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam: report

The pro-Beijing leader has faced sustained criticism from protesters in the semi-autonomous city.

23 Oct 2019 11:00 AM

Apple removes HKmap protest app

HKmap shared crowdsourced information about the protests in Hong Kong.

11 Oct 2019 7:47 AM

Subway stations, malls shut as Hong Kong braces protests against mask ban

Opponents and protesters saw it as the start of a slippery slope tipping the international finance hub into authoritarianism.

06 Oct 2019 12:32 PM

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'No force' can shake us, says Xi Jinping as China marks 70 years

'There is no force that can shake the foundation of this great nation,' Xi said, standing alongside party leaders in Tiananmen Square.

01 Oct 2019 9:10 AM

Hong Kong braces for fresh clashes ahead of China's 70th anniversary

School and university students also took part in a one-day class boycott on Monday.

30 Sep 2019 1:27 PM

Hong Kong braces for airport protest after violent clashes

Anti-government protesters have targeted the airport before, occupying the arrivals hall.

22 Sep 2019 3:31 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

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

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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

Love in a time of tear gas: Politics and romance on Hong Kong’s barricades

Like Abby and Nick - whose real names have been not been used - many are young, bookish and should be on fast-track to well-paying jobs.

30 Aug 2019 5:49 PM

'All forces': China's global social media push over Hong Kong protests

China denounced the moves by Twitter and Facebook on Tuesday, saying it had a right to put out its own views.

22 Aug 2019 2:55 PM

Twitter, FB accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests

Twitter said it suspended 936 accounts and the operations appeared to be a coordinated state-backed effort originating in China.

20 Aug 2019 10:32 AM

'Hey Democracy!' China releases rap song in retort to Hong Kong protests, see video

11 weeks of demonstrations have seen millions of people take to Hong Kong's streets in the biggest challenge to China's rule.

19 Aug 2019 1:38 PM

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