Fights later broke out between pro-China and pro-democracy supporters in Amoy Plaza, a shopping centre on the other side of the harbour.
14 Sep 2019 2:37 PM
Beijing has slammed the protests as effort by criminals to split the territory from China, backed by what it said were hostile foreigners.
10 Sep 2019 12:31 PM
The withdrawal was one of the protesters' key demands and both she and Beijing had previously refused to budge on the issue.
07 Sep 2019 12:30 PM
Students in blue school dresses held hands Friday outside the Maryknoll Convent School, a Catholic girls' school.
06 Sep 2019 2:14 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In pre-recorded televised address on Wednesday, Lam said extradition bill had been withdrawn, conceding to one of protesters' five demands.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
Lam also announced the addition of a former education bureau chief and former judge to the IPCC, according to CNN.
05 Sep 2019 9:08 AM
It was not immediately clear if the announcement, due later on Wednesday, would help end the unrest.
04 Sep 2019 1:03 PM
In addition, Lam said that the primary goal for the city's government is to stop the violence.
03 Sep 2019 1:11 PM
Police said they arrested 40 people inside Prince Edward metro station on suspicion of obstructing officers, and criminal damage.
01 Sep 2019 1:15 PM
The police commander of Hong Kong island, Kwok Pak Chung, appealed to people to stay away from any unauthorized rallies.
31 Aug 2019 8:31 AM
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
VIPKid dismissed the news as untrue and said it was in fundraising talks with Tencent and other investors.
30 Aug 2019 1:39 PM
While the activist has not played a central role in the recent weeks of protests, he is still an important figurehead in democracy movement.
30 Aug 2019 9:23 AM
The territory is grappling with this crisis since its handover to Beijing, many residents fret over what they see as China's closing grip.
28 Aug 2019 8:03 PM
Later, water cannons were used against a makeshift barricade, marking the first time water cannon vans had ever been used in the city.
27 Aug 2019 10:02 AM
Asked about the protests in Hong Kong, the 62-year-old Ho said they would end eventually, like a major typhoon.
26 Aug 2019 8:53 AM
Hong Kong has been gripped by three months of street demonstrations that started against a proposed extradition bill to China.
25 Aug 2019 3:09 PM
Officers charged with batons out, detaining at least one protester.
24 Aug 2019 2:56 PM