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Hong Kong

Tear gas fired as Hong Kong riot police, protesters clash

Officers charged with batons out, detaining at least one protester.

24 Aug 2019 2:56 PM

Hong Kong protesters form human chain across city 30 years after ‘Baltic Way’

Avoiding the fate of the Soviet Union has been a preoccupation of the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, and other Chinese officials.

24 Aug 2019 10:40 AM

Watch: Largest rally in weeks, 1.7 million protesters throng Hong Kong streets

The unprecedented political crisis was sparked by opposition to a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland.

19 Aug 2019 8:17 AM

Defiant Hong Kong protesters vow huge rally despite Beijing threats

On Tuesday, protesters blocked passengers from boarding flights at city's airport and assaulted 2 men they accused of being Chinese spies.

18 Aug 2019 11:07 AM

‘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

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‘No need for China intervention,’ says bruised but unbowed Hong Kong police

Since the clashes began in early June, police have made more than 700 arrests but so far there appears to be no let up in the protests.

16 Aug 2019 12:49 PM

Hong Kong airport resumes operations

The airport was cleaned up and graffiti was covered up with white sheets of paper.

14 Aug 2019 7:51 AM

Hong Kong airport cancels all departures after blockade by protesters

‘Airport ops at Hong Kong International Airport have been seriously disrupted, all departure flights have been cancelled,’ a statement said.

13 Aug 2019 4:56 PM

More than 200 flights cancelled at Hong Kong airport as ops resume after protest

It was a dramatic escalation of a 10-week crisis, a biggest challenge to Chinese rule of Hong Kong since the 1997 British handover.

13 Aug 2019 8:05 AM

Hong Kong airport stops flights today as protesters storm arrivals halls

Decision came after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators flooded into airport holding 'Hong Kong is not safe', 'Shame on police' signs.

12 Aug 2019 2:16 PM

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Watch: Police in Hong Kong fire tear gas as street protests continue

Late on Saturday they flashed laser pointers at riot police, lifted bricks and scavenged building materials to barricade roads in Kowloon.

12 Aug 2019 10:49 AM

China urges Britain to stop interfering in its internal matters

‘Long gone are the days when it was under British colonial rule,’ Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said.

11 Aug 2019 3:06 PM

Violent protests pushed Hong Kong to dangerous situation: Carrie Lam

Demonstrators have put forth five demands, including calls for greater democracy in the region.

05 Aug 2019 2:31 PM

HK USD 1 million offered for clue on Hong Kong protester who threw China's flag

Since June, Hong Kong has been witnessing protests which were triggered by a now-suspended extradition bill.

05 Aug 2019 1:39 PM

HSBC says CEO Flint steps down, pre-tax profit up 15.8 per cent

Flint's departure was revealed as HSBC said it was facing an ‘increasingly complex and challenging global environment.’

05 Aug 2019 9:49 AM

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Amid protests, more than 100 flights cancelled in Hong Kong

At least 105 flights were listed as cancelled on the airport's departure page on Monday morning.

05 Aug 2019 8:30 AM

Hong Kong civil servants join anti-government protests

Organisers of the protest estimated the turnout to be around 40,000 while police put the figure at 13,000.

03 Aug 2019 11:59 AM

It's up to China to deal with Hong Kong ‘Riots’: Donald Trump

The protests are the most serious political crisis in Hong Kong since it returned to China 22 years ago.

02 Aug 2019 5:17 PM

Chaos in Hong Kong as protesters disrupt metro services

MTR (Mass Transit Rail), city's metro system, announced delay in services due to protest, urged commuters to allow more time for the trip.

30 Jul 2019 1:32 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

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