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Security tight as Hong Kong set to debate China national anthem bill

The anthem bill is set for a second reading today and is expected to be turned into law next month

27 May 2020 9:34 AM

Chinese security laws will not affect rights and freedoms: Hong Kong leader

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam calls on citizens to wait to see the details of the legislation

26 May 2020 11:45 AM

Hong Kong security chief warns of growing 'terrorism'

More than 180 people were arrested on Sunday as authorities fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse pro-democracy protesters

25 May 2020 11:15 AM

Hong Kong police fire volleys of tear gas at protesters

Hundreds took to the streets on Sunday to march against China’s proposed tough national security legislation for the city

24 May 2020 12:03 PM

Leaders around the world issue joint statement against China’s new Hong Kong laws

186 law and policy leaders said the laws are a “flagrant breach” of Sino-British Joint Declaration that returned Hong Kong to China in 1997

24 May 2020 11:52 AM

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Hong Kong witnesses more protests over Chinese security law

The newly imposed national security laws could provide a litmus test of public opposition to China’s tightening grip over the financial hub

24 May 2020 11:31 AM

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

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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

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

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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

'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

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