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
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
The unprecedented political crisis was sparked by opposition to a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland.
19 Aug 2019 8:17 AM
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
Protests began as opposition to now-suspended extradition bill and have swelled into wider calls for democracy.
16 Aug 2019 3:38 PM
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
The airport was cleaned up and graffiti was covered up with white sheets of paper.
14 Aug 2019 7:51 AM
‘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
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
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
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
‘Long gone are the days when it was under British colonial rule,’ Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said.
11 Aug 2019 3:06 PM
Demonstrators have put forth five demands, including calls for greater democracy in the region.
05 Aug 2019 2:31 PM
Since June, Hong Kong has been witnessing protests which were triggered by a now-suspended extradition bill.
05 Aug 2019 1:39 PM
Flint's departure was revealed as HSBC said it was facing an ‘increasingly complex and challenging global environment.’
05 Aug 2019 9:49 AM
At least 105 flights were listed as cancelled on the airport's departure page on Monday morning.
05 Aug 2019 8:30 AM
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