Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 | Last Update : 07:20 PM IST


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

As Fed rate cut looms, HSBC favours China shares over India

Shanghai shares have gained 17 per cent so far this year. But they slid about 7.6 per cent between early May and early June.

11 Jul 2019 12:30 PM

Hong Kong leader Lam says China extradition bill 'dead'

'I come to the conclusion that there are some fundamental and deep-seated problems in Hong Kong society,' Lam said.

09 Jul 2019 1:17 PM

Hong Kong leader Lam says China extradition bill 'dead'

'I come to the conclusion that there are some fundamental and deep-seated problems in Hong Kong society,' Lam said.

09 Jul 2019 1:16 PM

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


Hong Kong: State controlled Chinese paper calls for 'zero tolerance' over protests

Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of defiant protesters who had occupied the city's legislature.

02 Jul 2019 5:44 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 protests: Early clashes witnessed between police and demonstrators

At about 7:20 am (local time), police charged towards protesters who had camped out on the street since 4 am.

01 Jul 2019 9:18 AM

Hong Kong prepared for more protests on handover anniversary

Activists have also said they will try to disrupt an annual flag-raising ceremony attended by senior officials.

30 Jun 2019 7:47 PM

China to not allow Hong Kong protests to be brought up at G20

‘Hong Kong affairs are Chinese domestic affairs, any foreign force has no right to interfere,’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang said.

24 Jun 2019 7:36 PM


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

Hong Kong protesters threaten more demos if demands not met

The protesters have also demanded release of those detained during sporadic clashes with police last week.

20 Jun 2019 1:06 PM

Hong Kong's 'leaderless' protesters mull next move

‘Bottom line is that people are trying to figure things out as they go," said one of the protesters camped outside Hong Kong's legislature.

19 Jun 2019 2:12 PM

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

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


Everything you need to know about the on-going Hong Kong protests

These protests are the largest in Hong Kong since the Umbrella Movement in 2014.

17 Jun 2019 2:23 PM

Protests still underway despite suspension of controversial bill in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam made a reversal on Saturday and halted the extradition law, only days after voicing strong support.

16 Jun 2019 4:34 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

Hong Kong police use tougher tactics against protesters

The violence left 79 people injured, Hong Kong's Hospital Authority said. Police said 22 officers were among the injured.

13 Jun 2019 5:58 PM

Hong Kong shuts govt offices after violence ensues in protests over extradition bill

Hong Kong's China-backed Chief Executive Carrie Lam condemned the violence late on Wednesday and urged a swift restoration of order.

13 Jun 2019 1:46 PM