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Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain

Anyone who loves the unique culture of Hong Kong can sympathize with the demonstrators who are protesting the latest step in a long process of Hong Kong being absorbed by mainland China. The subjugation of Hong Kong to the full we...

Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain

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Snipping away at the Iron Curtain: when Hungary opened its Austrian border - archive, 1989 The cutting of the border fence between Hungary and Austria in June 1989 showed the division of post-war Europe was coming to an end, and heralded the region’s evolutionOn 27 June 1989, the then foreign ministers of Hungary, Gyula Horn, and Austria, ...
12:16, 06/12/2019

“Free Hong Kong from China!” Hong Kong Protesters Call for Foreign Backing in Their Struggle to Preserve the City’s Freedoms Protesters in Hong Kong Wednesday directly appealed for foreign backing in their bid to defend the city’s political freedoms, in a risky move that is certain to draw the ire of Beijing. Several hundred protesters gathered in the heart of the fo...
00:16, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong’s Retreat Chips Away at Xi Jinping’s Iron Image The suspension of legislation to extradite suspects to China was the biggest political reversal of Xi Jinping’s years in power. Will it undermine his rule?...
09:00, 06/16/2019

From Iron Lady to lame duck: Hong Kong leader's departure seen as mere matter of time Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's apologies and explanations for a doomed extradition bill have failed to quell political tension and her departure is now seen by many in the Chinese-ruled city as merely a matter of time in a drawn-out, long goodbye....
00:16, 07/10/2019

‘We Are Risking Everything.’ Hong Kong’s Young Rebels Stake Everything on Their Struggle Law enforcement would inevitably arrive to evict the hundreds of young, black-shirted demonstrators who broke in and defiled the Hong Kong legislature. A rumor that police were already there briefly dispersed the sea of anti-government protesters fro...
04:00, 07/05/2019

Hong Kong protesters seek to educate mainland Chinese visitors about their struggle Visitors from China accustomed to high end hotels and luxury stores were handed Hong Kong newspapers detailing the upheaval in the city over the past weeks....
07:32, 07/07/2019

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activists matter to us? Because their cause is universal. Aerial images of vast crowds flooding the streets o...
08:48, 06/19/2019

Pope says emigration, low birth rates have brought 'Ice Curtain' on Europe Pope Francis urged European leaders on Sunday to address wealth inequality and low birth rates which he said had created an "ice curtain" between Europe's richer and poorer states and was fuelling emigration....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Google pulls back the curtain on all the features and improvements of Android Q An hour into its keynote address at Google I/O 2019 on Tuesday, Google finally dove into Android Q — the next big update for the company’s mobile operating system. The developer beta for Android Q actually rolled out months ago, so we kno...
01:32, 05/08/2019

This Inflatable Curtain Turned a Bath Tub Into the Most Spacious Shower in my Home If you live in a tiny apartment or condo, it’s doubtful you have the luxury of a walk-in shower. A cramped tub probably does double-duty for all your bath time needs, but it doesn’t have to be that way. The Aircurv is an expanding inflatable curtain ...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Glastonbury 2019: The Killers bring the curtain down with Mr Brightside on penultimate day of festival The Killers brought the curtain down on Glastonbury's penultimate day with a memorable performance featuring stunning guest appearances and a finale of the band's biggest hit, Mr Brightside....
01:00, 06/30/2019

Watch: Angels' Albert Pujols earns curtain call after homering against Cardinals in St. Louis Los Angeles Angels first baseman and former St. Louis Cardinals great Albert Pujols takes a curtain call after hitting his first home run in St. Louis since 2011 on Saturday....
19:48, 06/22/2019

Sally Challen's son says witnessing abuse ordeal was like 'seeing curtain fall' The son of a woman who killed her coercive and controlling husband with a hammer has said watching his mother's ordeal was "like seeing a curtain fall"....
14:32, 06/08/2019

No One Should Sit On The Iron Throne There are only two more episodes left in Game Of Thrones. The marketing material for this season has been focused on who will take the throne and lead all of Westeros. I don’t think anyone should....
14:48, 05/10/2019

The Iron Throne Is Gone, and the Game Is Over A dragon passed final judgment regarding the jagged, twisted chair that made everyone so power hungry. But perhaps the throne was a good judge as well....
22:48, 05/19/2019

Hamill's 'Force Ghost' curtain call Actor Mark Hamill ponders whether his character Luke Skywalker will make another appearance in the "Star Wars" universe. (June 20)        ...
02:48, 06/20/2019

Iron Man in limited-run Hyundai Kona Hyundai is rolling out the limited-run Iron Man Edition of the Kona crossover, the world's first production vehicle to be themed after a Marvel character....
17:00, 05/15/2019

The first 'Iron Man': The story of Götz von Berlichingen Was The Avengers' Tony Stark inspired by a 16th century German knight? As "Avengers: Endgame" premieres, we explore the legend of 'Götz of the Iron Hand,' the prosthetic-wearing warrior immortalized by the poet Goethe....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Emilia Clarke Was Once Set to Appear in an Early Version of Iron Man 3 Drew Pearce is a writer and director who, among other things, co-wrote the script of Iron Man 3 with Shane Black. Recently, he dropped some trivia about his time working in Marvel’s sandbox—and who could have worked there alongside him.Read more......
11:16, 05/26/2019

Analyze Your Lifting Videos With 'Iron Path' The most efficient way to lift a weight is to pick it up, and then put it down. Sounds easy, right? But sometimes we struggle to move our bodies in the right way to accomplish that. If your coach keeps talking about how your “bar path” is going all o...
17:16, 06/04/2019

Iron Man lives on in limited-run Hyundai Kona Hyundai is rolling out the limited-run Iron Man Edition of its Kona crossover, the world's first production vehicle to be themed after a Marvel character....
12:32, 05/15/2019

Scientists think they’ve found all the ‘missing’ iron in the universe These days, scientists think they have a pretty good idea of what the universe is made of. By detecting the telltale signatures of various elements in celestial bodies like stars, asteroids, and other planets, scientists can estimate how abundant or ...
10:48, 07/11/2019

The Iron Throne’s History, and Its Final Judgment A dragon passed final judgment regarding the jagged, twisted chair that made everyone so power hungry. But perhaps the throne was a good judge as well....
14:48, 05/21/2019

Iron-Ore Prices Have Surged Almost 70%, Hitting Steelmakers Iron-ore prices have soared by more than 68% this year, a resurgence driven by falling supplies that has led to challenging times once again for steel mills that use the material....
06:16, 07/10/2019

The Iron Lady could keep stumm when it suited her | Brief letters Huawei | IAAF ruling | Emma Thompson films | Gender inequality in salons | The royal babyThe US secretary of state says: “Ask yourself: would the Iron Lady be silent when China violates the sovereignty of nations through corruption or coercion?” (Wha...
09:48, 05/12/2019

Biologists name new rat snake species after little-known Iron Age kingdom Scientists have identified a new species of rat snake living in Eastern Europe. The team of herpetologists decided to name the snake after the often overlooked Iron Age kingdom of Urartu....
17:16, 05/28/2019

Lithuanians choose a president to take over from ‘Iron Lady’ VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Voters are going to the polls in Lithuania to elect a president to succeed Dalia Grybauskaite, who has completed her maximum two terms in office. Nine candidates are taking part in Sunday’s vote, which could require a ...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Mindy Kaling's 'Late Night' pulls back the curtain on late-night TV Written, produced by and starring Mindy Kaling, "Late Night" is such an interesting premise as to make one wish it had been more ambitious about pulling back the curtain on a late-night TV show. As is, the movie stands out most for Emma Thompson's pe...
16:32, 06/07/2019

Iron Man himself will help promote the OnePlus 7 Pro in 'long-term' ad campaign In case you were wondering what Tony Stark was up to after the dramatic conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Infinity Saga (spoiler alert, I guess), the answer is closely related to the biggest smartphone launch of the past couple of months....
03:48, 05/16/2019

Marvel fans can stay in Iron Man’s cabin outside Atlanta CAMPBELLTON, Ga. (AP) — Marvel fans can now live out a fantasy in Georgia if they’re willing to shell out almost $1,000 a night. WSB-TV reports the cabin where Tony Stark, better known as Iron Man, lived during the “Avenge...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Guinea iron ore prospectors set sights on ArcelorMittal rail The race to mine Guinea's iron ore has started although the focus is not on its giant Simandou deposits but on smaller finds whose output could be transported via Liberia if ArcelorMittal shares its railway, banking and industry sources said....
09:00, 06/05/2019

Romans in Pompeii Repaired the Roads with Molten Iron The buried city of Pompeii continues to provide many insights into Roman society, economy, and culture. The ash and pumice, that fell on Pompeii from Mount Vesuvius, froze the city in time. A recent study of its road system, however, has provided ano...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Who will sit on the Iron Throne? Share your Game of Thrones theories The finale is almost upon us. Tell us who you think will be left to rule WesterosThe penultimate episode of Game of Thrones, The Bells, blew up, torched and incinerated all previous predictions of how the season will end.There’s just one episode to g...
22:32, 05/14/2019

What Went Behind Avengers: Endgame Final Battle, Iron Man Scenes The directors Anthony and Joe Russo and producer Kevin Feige expand upon the behind-the-scenes challenges of the final battle in Avengers: Endgame and Tony Stark / Iron Man's funeral....
00:00, 05/02/2019

This 2,400-year-old bark shield took a beating in an Iron Age fight Enlarge / This is what the shield looked like after being excavated and conserved. (credit: Michael Bamforth) When they found the shield, University of York archaeologists Michael Bamforth and his colleagues thought it must have been ceremonial, be...
12:32, 05/31/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ recap: Battle for the Iron Throne A dramatic ambush at sea by Euron Greyjoy (Pilou Asbaek) and his fleet upon Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) and hers as they sailed toward Kings Landing was the climax of Season 8, Episode 4 of “Game of Thrones.” It’s obvious now from the ...
20:32, 05/05/2019

Take the Iron Throne (and a bunch of other Game Of Thrones stuff) for yourself The game of thrones is over, and we’re not going to even hint at who won—if anyone. No, this post is a spoiler-free zone, unless you count the unveiling of the final enamel pin in HBO’s series of same, which is being revealed exclusively here at The ...
10:48, 05/20/2019

Robert Downey Jr. talks life after Iron Man, 'Avengers': 'I am not my work' Robert Downey Jr. opened up about life after Iron Man now that he’s finished playing the superhero in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe with “Avengers: Endgame.” ...
08:16, 07/15/2019

'Starving' fungus of iron may treat drug-resistant infection New research in mice finds that repurposing a drug for blood disorders can lower iron levels and thus starve Candida albicans of its essential nutrient....
05:32, 06/05/2019

Bjerregaard aces 17th hole with six-iron at Bethpage Black Dane Lucas Bjerregaard gave the raucous gallery at the par-three 17th hole something to cheer about with a hole-in-one in the final round at the PGA Championship on Sunday....
16:48, 05/19/2019

China iron ore imports in June fall to lowest since Feb 2016 China's iron ore imports in June fell from a year ago, touching their lowest since February 2016, customs data showed on Friday, as supply declined from top miners in Brazil and Australia....
05:32, 07/12/2019

‘Game of Thrones’: Who still stands a chance to claim the Iron Throne And then there were some. The multiple deaths in last week’s “Game of Thrones” have leveled the playing field of those in contention for the Iron Throne to a select pool of scrappy individuals. If they didn’t suffer post-traumatic stress disorder fro...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Lithuania vote to succeed 'Iron Lady' president goes to runoff A former finance minister and an economist have defeated Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, who has said he will resign. The popular President Dalia Grybauskaite has reached the end of Lithuania's term limits....
17:32, 05/12/2019

2,300-Year-Old Bark Shield Showcases a Previously Unknown Iron Age Technology A one-of-a-kind bark shield dating back to the Iron Age has been unearthed in England. Archaeologists have never seen anything like it, describing the artifact as “lost technology.”Read more......
15:00, 05/24/2019

Fingerprints of Ancient Masons Reveal Advanced Iron Age Construction Technique Sometimes a discovery really brings the past alive. One such is the recent discovery of 3000-year old fingerprints that have been found in the United Arab Emirates.  ...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Ancient Romans used molten iron to repair streets before Vesuvius erupted Ancient workers used molten iron to repair Pompeii's streets before the historic and devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79, a team of archaeologists has discovered....
09:16, 05/15/2019

Watch Alita: Battle Angel's Iron City Get Built From the Ground Up When the actors in Alita: Battle Angel walk through Iron City, they really are walking through Iron City. Director Robert Rodriguez and his team physically built a nearly 10,000 square foot set for the futuristic city in under two months. That may so...
12:32, 07/02/2019

Game of Thrones finale: who will sit on the Iron Throne? Follow the action – live Will Daenerys, Jon Snow, Arya Stark and Tyrion make it out alive? Join us as the biggest show on Earth bows out. Warning: there will be spoilers 12.12am BST Now, my head is telling me that we all understand this, but my heart is well aware that about...
16:32, 05/19/2019

You Won't Need a Loan From The Iron Bank To Afford Game of Thrones Catan Today If you’re getting bored of trading wheat and sheep back and forth, Game of Thrones Catan is a completely new take on the classic party game:...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Huami Amazfit GTR targets Apple Watch with 74-day battery and Iron Man model Chasing the premium smartwatch segment, Huawei-owned Huami is offering two different Amazfit GTR watch sizes, including one with crazy battery life.Read More...
10:48, 07/16/2019

Man awaits sentencing in 2017 Iron Horse Park shooting death TUCSON – A man convicted for murdering a 53-year-old man in 2017 is expected to be sentenced Tuesday. On May 23, Daren Encinas-Pablo was found guilty in the robbery and shooting that left Nicholas Encalade dead on Oct. 12, 2017, in Iron Horse Park, 7...
08:48, 07/16/2019

A Player Recreated The Iron Man Vs. Captain America Fight Scene In Dreams The early access Dreams Creator has been out for a few weeks and that seems to have been enough time to let players start creating some really cool stuff. For example, a wonderful recreation of the famous fight scene from Captain America: Civil War....
10:48, 05/05/2019

‘Game of Thrones’: Joe Dempsie on Gendry, Arya and His Shot at the Iron Throne The actor discussed this week’s promotion and proposal, and why it was strange to shoot a sex scene “with someone you’ve known since they were so young.”...
12:16, 05/08/2019

Bengal Serial Killer Murdered 5 Women With Cycle Chain, Iron Rod: Police An alleged serial killer, who targeted middle-aged women when they were alone at home, has been arrested in Bengal's East Burdwan district, the police said Tuesday....
03:16, 06/04/2019

China iron ore imports fall to 18-month low in April as Brazil shipments slide China's iron ore imports in April fell to the lowest level in 18 months as poor weather in Brazil, the country's second-biggest supplier, disrupted shipments and some production by miner Vale SA was halted after a mine accident....
21:48, 05/07/2019

How Iron Man’s Legacy — and BARF Technology — Plays a Major Role in Spider-Man: Far From Home Iron Man haunts Spider-Man: Far From Home. The movie begins with a haphazardly constructed in memoriam for Tony Stark and the other fallen Avengers that plays at Peter Parker’s high school. Iron Man’s visage is pained on just about every ...
06:00, 07/02/2019

Monday's Best Deals: Osprey Hiking Gear, Cuisinart Cast Iron Cookware, Roomba, and More An Osprey hiking gear gold box, an Alexa-compatible Roomba, and a Cuisinart cast iron cookware gold box lead off Monday’s best deals from around the web....
08:48, 07/08/2019

Heartwarming: Stan Lee Is Set To Make His Final Marvel Movie Cameo In ‘Avengers: Endgame’ As Iron Man Marvel fans were heartbroken last year when Stan Lee passed away at 95, but thanks to the people at Disney, fans are going to get to see the legendary comic book writer one last time. Stan Lee is set to make his final Marvel Cameo in Avengers: Endgam...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Trump order for federal purchases of iron and steel may come too late to lift U.S. metals producers Trump's efforts to shore up U.S. steel industry have widened the gap between companies like U.S. Steel, that use costly legacy blast furnaces, and companies like Nucor, that use cheaper, more efficient electric-arc furnaces....
12:32, 07/15/2019

Ruin the magic of Marvel by watching Iron Man's climactic snap against a boring green screen Movie magic’s one thing, but the MCU’s a whole other beast. That much is evident in the climactic battle of Avengers: Endgame, when the film gathers just about every single character, from The Hulk to Captain Marvel, for a massive, franchise-rattling...
14:48, 06/21/2019

Massive ‘Game of Thrones leak tells us who lives, who dies, and who takes the Iron Throne The Game of Thrones finale is almost upon us, as a single episode remains in the incredibly disappointing season 8. Fans had such great expectations for this final season, but the show came nowhere close to meeting them. There’s no denying that...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
18:00, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong Dispatch: A Trump Bump for Hong Kong’s Last Commercial Cantonese Opera Theater Seeking new audiences, a troupe goes for something other than the traditional realm of historic battles, lost loves and palace drama. And it found President Trump....
03:48, 05/08/2019

Global Stocks Struggle for Direction Global stocks struggled for direction ahead of the next key event for global trade discussions, the highly anticipated G-20 meeting in Japan later in the week where the Chinese and U.S. presidents plan to meet....
03:00, 06/24/2019

Huawei's struggle in the US has led to it cancel a new MateBook Huawei CEO Richard Yu has confirmed an indefinite hold on the release of a new MateBook laptop, CNBC reports.Huawei is a brand still making a name for itself in the US, even though it's already made some of the best laptops and best phones. One ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Bet responsibly? A struggle for some as sportsbook ads widen ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — It’s hard enough for compulsive gamblers to stop betting. Now, in a growing number of places, they’re bombarded with ads urging them to gamble on sports. It’s a temptation they didn’t face a year ago...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Cop’s gun fires during struggle with suspect in Brooklyn An NYPD officer’s gun went off while the cop was wrestling over it with a burglary suspect on Wednesday afternoon in Brooklyn, police and law enforcement sources told The Post. Authorities were conducting a home visit in response to a report of...
02:16, 07/04/2019

How Women Are Leading the Class Struggle On Wednesday, 25,000 teachers in Oregon walked off their jobs, shutting down at least 600 schools across the state as part of a campaign for smaller class sizes, more nurses and guidance counselors, and better funding for public education (paid for b...
09:32, 05/13/2019

Many Adults Would Struggle to Find $400, the Fed Finds Household finances are improving in a strong job market, but just six in 10 adults still could cover a surprise expense without selling something or borrowing money....
09:48, 05/23/2019

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspended bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China....
11:00, 06/30/2019

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear back together with no anesthetic....
07:16, 06/05/2019

U.S.-EU talks struggle, threatening a new front in trade war Ten months after President Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker struck a truce meant to clear the way for negotiations to reduce tariffs and eliminate regulatory hurdles, those talks are showing few meaningful signs....
06:16, 05/30/2019

The Londoner: Olympian Struggle for the Brexit Party Remainer owner of Olympia Exhibition Hall donates Brexit Party fees to charity / ERG draws redlines for Tory leadership hopefuls / Hopes inflated to relaunch Trump blimp / Boris Johnson's billionaire ambitions...
06:00, 05/20/2019

‘All we know is MONEY!’: US cities struggle to fight hackers Baltimore this month joined Atlanta, San Diego and Newark in the list of US cities hit by ransomware attacks as the cyber intrusions are expected to continue“We won’t talk more, all we know is MONEY! Hurry up!”This was the ransom note that confronted...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Big-name 2020 Democrats struggle to stand out in the Biden era As Joe Biden set out on his first 2020 campaign swing this week atop polls and swarmed by cameras, Beto O'Rourke traveled a gravel road here in Central California on an ATV, off on a fact-finding mission that included inspecting a series of irrigatio...
21:16, 05/05/2019

CNN continues to struggle in key prime-time slot CNN’s prime-time ratings are cratering. The cable news titan founded by Ted Turner in 1980 dropped to 15th place in the coveted 8 p.m.-to-11 p.m. time slot last quarter after losing 20% of its viewers, according to TV ratings tracker Nielsen. That’s ...
23:16, 07/04/2019

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecutors haven't come close to matching the success their federal counterparts have had in winning cases....
11:16, 05/26/2019

Big city developers struggle to sell real estate Managing Director at The Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group Jason Meister said Wednesday big city developers struggle to sell real estate, especially in New York, because “blue states need to shape up. They're fiscally irresponsible.” ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Sucher leads Travelers Championship as big names struggle Zack Sucher shoots 65 on Friday to move to 11 under par, takes two-stroke lead midway through second round of the Travelers Championship        ...
13:16, 06/21/2019

Police struggle to solve gangland reporter’s killing, others CHICAGO (AP) — The killing of a pioneering gangland journalist remains unsolved one year later despite multiple potential witnesses to the drive-by shooting and what led up to it on a Chicago street lined with surveillance cameras. Police have made n...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Prime Day will struggle to match this PlayStation Plus discount from Amazon Gamers won't need to wait for Amazon Prime Day to find fantastic savings on PlayStation Plus memberships. For a limited time, Amazon is offering a $20 discount on a 12-month PlayStation Plus membership. This is the best price we've found an...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Emergency services still struggle with GDPR — but the regulation could be a benefit GDPR is an incredible piece of legislation that protects our personal data from being abused by companies and organizations. It keeps data handlers in check and gives us a say in the process, but it’s effectiveness is only ensured because it applies ...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Dems struggle to secure testimony from a wary Mueller House Democrats are scrambling to secure Robert Mueller’s public testimony amid concerns from the special counsel and his staff about what he can share publicly related to his Russia investigation, according to key lawmakers and sources familiar with...
00:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest economic attack accordingly....
22:16, 05/20/2019

Vettel's 13-race run without a win reflects Ferrari struggle Sebastian Vettel's barren spell with Ferrari stretches to a dismal 13 Formula One races without a win dating back to the Belgian Grand Prix last August        ...
10:48, 05/24/2019

DTM teams confused over Hankook wet tyre after drivers struggle Audi has been left confused after tyre-performance issues affected its chances of challenging BMW's Marco Wittmann for victory in the Hockenheim DTM opener...
12:48, 05/04/2019

Faces of war: Kurdistan’s armed struggle against Islamic State Since March 2015, the photographer and author Joey Lawrence has had unprecedented access to Kurdish guerrilla organisations fighting Isis, embedding himself into the Iraq and Syrian civil war. His powerful portraits of the fighters give a different p...
03:32, 06/26/2019

As 2020 Candidates Struggle to Be Heard, Their Grumbling Gets Louder There’s only so much room in the spotlight in the Democratic presidential race, leaving some candidates feeling left out. “It’s a ‘Hunger Games’ situation,” one said....
18:00, 06/11/2019

The shutdown has ended, yet some small businesses still struggle to move on Post-shutdown, the Small Business Administration faces a backlog of loans to process. Here's what to consider if you're waiting for much-needed capital to come through....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Texas officer kills woman after stun-gun struggle Residents of an apartment complex in the Houston area describe the moments that led to an officer fatally shooting a woman who police said had taken the officer's Taser. (May 14)        ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Lauren Conrad's Struggle to Breastfeed Made Her Feel Like a "Bad Mom" Lauren Conrad knew what to expect while expecting, but when she finally became a mom, she was hit with the unexpected. In her new podcast Asking For a Friend, the mom of Liam Tell, 22......
14:32, 05/08/2019

Japanese shares struggle on trade, economic uncertainties Japanese share prices struggled to make headway on Monday as uncertainties over the global economy, U.S.-China trade frictions and the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy stance kept many investors on sidelines....
01:48, 06/17/2019

3 things brands can learn from Apple’s struggle to stay on top Steve Jobs and Jony Ive called the small design studio I worked at asking for help back in 1997. They wanted us to create a new desktop computer that would save Apple from going under. We accepted the challenge and created the multi-colored iMac. App...
12:00, 05/18/2019

After the floods: the struggle for survival in a tiny Mississippi town Residents of Tchula feel abandoned. Now, with the Rev William Barber, it’s ‘time to make noise’When Tchula lake overran its banks, after heavy rains, Walter Coats’s home was one of the first to succumb.“I left that morning when I saw the waters start...
06:32, 05/12/2019

Queen Elizabeth Is The Reason UK PM Would Struggle To Suspend Parliament Boris Johnson is threatening to suspend Britain's Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit if he becomes prime minister -- and some politicians are planning to fight him in court. But he would......
18:48, 07/12/2019

Mexican Shelters Strained by Migrants Struggle With U.S. Returnees Migrant shelters in Mexico are already overcrowded and resources are thin in border communities facing a rising number of asylum seekers sent back from the U.S. after a deal to avert President Trump’s tariffs....
04:48, 06/17/2019

Armenia's jailed ex-president: I'll join struggle against new leaders Armenia's imprisoned former president Robert Kocharyan told Reuters powerful opposition forces were coming together to challenge the ex-Soviet state's new leadership soon, and that he hoped to be among them....
00:48, 05/08/2019

Why do 3 million students struggle to keep up with homework? They don't have internet In what has become known as the "homework gap," an estimated 17% of U.S. students do not have access to computers at home.       ...
09:32, 06/10/2019

Rwanda: Genocide widows struggle to forgive killers The month of July officially marks the end of the mourning period for genocide victims in Rwanda. Between April - July, different activities are held countrywide to remember victims....
14:48, 07/14/2019

Camille Billops, Who Filmed Her Mother-Daughter Struggle, Dies at 85 A sculptor, painter and filmmaker, she gave up her daughter for adoption and documented the reunion they had 20 years later — only to reject her again....
17:00, 06/09/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
17:00, 04/30/2019

AI Weekly: China, the United States, and the struggle for global leadership No matter who wins the 2020 presidential election, a better world with AI in business and society may depend on adherence to our own values.Read More...
19:16, 06/28/2019

Opinion: Georgia caught up in Russia's geopolitical power struggle Georgia is in turmoil. Hundreds of people were injured in protests earlier this week in Tbilisi, and the parliamentary speaker was forced to resign. A veritable political crisis might be looming, says Christian Trippe....
05:32, 06/23/2019

Hardware Startups Struggle to Cope With Tariffs on Chinese Goods Venture-backed companies, including makers of educational robots, at-home health devices and electronic scooters, have seen significant cost increases as many rely heavily on Chinese manufacturers....
18:32, 06/22/2019

Wayne LaPierre re-elected NRA chief, survives power struggle Wayne LaPierre was re-elected chief executive and executive vice president of the National Rifle Association on Monday, surviving a power struggle in which he was challenged by former NRA President Oliver North, who stepped down over the weekend....
18:16, 04/29/2019

A ‘Dark Lord’ Falls in Russia’s Growing Power Struggle The arrest of a powerful law enforcement official highlights the deepening rivalries of the country’s security services as President Vladimir V. Putin approaches another term limit....
07:32, 07/13/2019

Leak of UK ambassador's US telegrams plays into wider power struggle Mail on Sunday disclosure of Kim Darroch’s criticism of Trump administration spurred calls for his removal Sometimes leaks from within the government are striking not just for their content, but also for the motive behind them.The content of telegram...
13:00, 07/07/2019

Moldova’s police chief fires 6 officers in power struggle CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s police chief has dismissed six officers who publicly backed a rival government, reflecting a continuing power struggle that has heightened political tensions in the impoverished ex-Soviet nation. Alexandru Pan...
03:32, 06/12/2019

Swedes struggle with rejection after bitter Winter Games defeat A devastated Swedish bid team struggled with rejection on Monday after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) snubbed their promise of a sustainable Winter Games, instead awarding the 2026 event to Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo....
12:48, 06/24/2019

Gen Zers struggle to save their sanity with social media breaks For Lent, “People usually give up chips or ice cream, something bad for you,” Vincent Opalewski tells The Post. “I decided to give up social media — cold-turkey.” The 25-year-old had been feeling disenchanted with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Sna...
21:48, 05/29/2019

Gaza parents struggle to join kids for treatment in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — The death of a 5-year-old Palestinian girl has drawn attention to Israel’s vastly complex system for issuing travel permits to Gaza medical patients and their families. The system has Israeli and Palestinian authorities blaming...
00:32, 06/12/2019

In Virginia Beach, a struggle to return to routine less than 72 hours after tragedy Virginia Beach residents try to piece together a sense of normalcy going back to work and school less than 72 hours after a gunman killed 12.        ...
11:00, 06/03/2019

Moldova's police chief fires 6 officers in power struggle Moldova's police chief has dismissed six officers who publicly backed a rival government, reflecting a continuing power struggle that has heightened political tensions in the impoverished ex-Soviet nation....
04:32, 06/12/2019

Van Wagenen is managing Mets games from home in ‘unusual’ struggle PHILADELPHIA — As general manager Brodie Van Wagenen continues to insist his manager has full autonomy on game decisions for the Mets, a specific example has surfaced that indicates otherwise. According to an industry source, it was the rookie GM who...
05:16, 06/25/2019

Insurgents Seek to Oust Wayne LaPierre in N.R.A. Power Struggle A rift between Mr. LaPierre, the chief executive, and Oliver North, the president, threatened to turn the N.R.A.’s annual convention into outright civil war....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Baku quiet as Europa League fans struggle with travel As Arsenal and Chelsea fans scramble for flights and buses to get to the Europa League final, Baku's streets are quiet        ...
04:48, 05/28/2019

Many parents struggle to adjust after learning child is gay, study finds Pride flag / Getty Images Stacy Feintuch, a mother of two in suburban New Jersey, said she didn’t know what was wrong when her oldest daughter, Amanda, 17, began to withdraw. “I confronted her and said, ‘You need to talk to me,’” Feintuch said: “She ...
12:32, 06/24/2019

G20 heads struggle to narrow differences beyond their concern on global growth Many leaders of the world's top 20 economies on Friday voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose to global growth, but were at loggerheads on key issues such as World Trade Organization (WTO) reform, Japanese and Russian delegates sai...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Pierre Gasly blames French GP qualifying struggle on set-up choice Red Bull Racing's Pierre Gasly says he made the wrong set-up choice in qualifying for the French Grand Prix, leaving him struggling for pace and ninth on the grid...
16:00, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest economic attack accordingly....
11:32, 05/21/2019

Opinion: European Socialists struggle with black sheep Romania The Party of European Socialists wants to distance itself from its Romanian comrades — but there's still no consensus over how to do so. This hasn't done any favors for the party's credibility, writes Robert Schwartz....
12:00, 05/05/2019

Texas officer in fatal Taser struggle had crisis training State records show a Texas police officer who fatally shot a woman who shocked him with his Taser had completed dozens of hours of crisis intervention training before the deadly arrest attempt....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Texas officer fatally shoots woman after struggle over Taser BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — A Texas police officer fatally shot a woman moments after she seems to say “I’m pregnant” in an altercation captured on video. The shooting happened late Monday in Baytown, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) east o...
04:48, 05/14/2019

SpaceX, Boeing Continue to Struggle With Manned Spacecraft Designs Getting astronauts to the International Space Station was supposed to become routine, so much so that NASA was confident enough to hire a pair of contractors....
02:00, 06/21/2019

CORRECTED-RPT-U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest economic attack accordingly....
11:32, 05/21/2019

On Senate floor, Tina Smith describes struggle with depression Minnesota Democrat Sen. Tina Smith discussed her trials with depression Wednesday on the Senate floor, saying that she hoped to reduce the stigma of mental illness....
15:16, 05/15/2019

India’s Women Still Struggle for Representation in World’s Largest Democracy With just over 11 percent of Parliament held by women, and little chance for that to improve in these elections, many are asking what needs to change....
02:48, 05/15/2019

"They bombed our livelihoods": Sri Lanka's tourism firms struggle after attacks Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka's most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two months after suicide bombers attacked churches and hotels on the island on Easter Sunday, killing about 250 people. It had no customers as tourists c...
04:16, 07/15/2019

The Morning After: NASA's struggle to keep its Voyager probes working in space Welcome to July 15th! For most of us, the summer has begun, so what better time to offer our new guide to outdoor gear for places that don't have WiFi (gasp!). As we do some preparatory stretches for Prime Day (more on that later), you might hav...
04:48, 07/15/2019

Nice guys don't riot: The struggle of the 'good' Canadian sports fan We Canadians are often branded as the world’s nicest people. The thing about stereotypes is that, like sports fandom, the performance can become self-targetedThe morning after the Raptors won the NBA championship, bringing home Toronto’s first major ...
02:16, 06/19/2019

‘It’s Like the Wild West’: Sexual Assault Victims Struggle in K-12 Schools While college campuses have become the battleground for Title IX debates, the mishandling of sexual assault cases in primary and secondary schools receives less attention....
07:48, 05/11/2019

Tesla Forced to Raise Over $2 Billion Amid Profitability Struggle Tesla is looking to raise $2 billion, Ford is scaling back V8 production, electric vehicles have to fight solar companies for supplies, and Jaguar has a plan in these trying times. It’s all here in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 3, 2019....
08:32, 05/03/2019

"Bombed Our Livelihoods": Sri Lanka Tourism Firms Struggle After Attacks Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka's most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two months after suicide bombers attacked churches and hotels on the island on Easter Sunday, killing......
04:48, 07/15/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest economic attack accordingly....
11:32, 05/21/2019

'Game of Thrones' finale: Who ended up on the Iron Throne? Spoiler alert: The answer to one of the biggest 'Game of Thrones' questions - Who ended up on the Iron Throne? - was surprising and complicated.        ...
23:32, 05/19/2019

'Game of Thrones': Fans would support the Night King over Cersei to win the Iron Throne After Sunday's episode of "Game of Thrones," fans on Reddit voted overwhelmingly against Cersei winning the long game, even against the Night King.        ...
10:32, 05/08/2019

Iron Maiden file $2m lawsuit over 'Ion Maiden' video game Heavy metal rock band Iron Maiden has filed a $2 million lawsuit against a gaming company for trademark infringement over a video game named "Ion Maiden."...
13:16, 05/30/2019

In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment Poor people with opioid use disorders may struggle to find doctors to prescribe the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates, a new study suggests....
18:16, 06/03/2019

Our forgotten towns: struggle, resilience, love and respect in 'back-row America' In his new book, Chris Arnade lays bare what life is like for America’s marginalized poor – and exposes the broken social systems that have betrayed themRead Chris Arnade’s Guardian dispatches across AmericaIn the Bronx’s Hunts Point neighborhood, I ...
22:32, 06/04/2019

For Democrats, Trump impeachment question is a personal struggle transcending politics The Washington Post interviewed 45 Democrats spanning the caucus’s divides and found lawmakers struggling with how to respond to a norm-smashing president....
17:00, 06/08/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares struggle for footing after tough week Asian shares were trying to end a bleak week in the black on Friday as upbeat U.S. economic news and solid company earnings offered a respite from the interminable Sino-U.S. trade saga....
20:16, 05/16/2019

School closures, frozen bananas and faith: Europeans struggle with heatwave French authorities announced school closures and traffic restrictions on Wednesday as swathes of Europe continued to wither under a powerful heatwave....
17:32, 06/26/2019

Women still struggle to find a job, let alone reach the top: new UN report calls for 'quantum leap' Women’s job opportunities have barely improved since the early 1990s, UN labour experts said on Thursday, warning that female workers are still penalized for having children and looking after them....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Tibet Issue "No Longer Struggle For Political Independence": Dalai Lama The Tibetan issue is no longer a struggle for political independence, the Dalai Lama has said, asserting that there is a need to focus on preservation of Tibet's cultural, religious and linguistic......
12:48, 07/04/2019

After ousting Bashir, Sudan's activists struggle to loosen military's grip After spearheading the rallies that toppled former President Omar al-Bashir, Sudan's main protest group is now locked in a stand-off with the country's new military rulers that is testing its clout as a political force....
02:16, 05/10/2019

Former pro golfer Kendra Little describes gender-identity struggle and why she left sport Former golfer Kendra Little revealed her secret last week, discussing her AIS. She was born with appearance of a female but genetic makeup of a male.       ...
00:00, 07/14/2019

Osaka flirts with early exit as top players struggle at French Open Naomi Osaka's quest for a third consecutive Grand Slam title almost came to an abrupt end on Tuesday as a number of top players struggled to book their spots in the second round of the French Open....
13:32, 05/28/2019

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment arriving on the market is built to be updated online to work at full capacity....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Metta World Peace: ‘I wish I had trusted more people’ with my mental health struggle Metta World Peace insists he’s not “misunderstood.” “That’s saying that I am somehow different from what people say I am,” the retired hoopster tells The Post. “I am that person. I’m from the streets.” The 39-year-old Queens-bred hoops star, who chan...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Companies Struggle to Adapt to the Justice Department's Stance on Instant Messaging Companies are facing tough decisions about how to comply with U.S. Justice Department guidelines on employees’ use of disappearing-message apps after officials reversed a ban on the apps in a program for businesses accused of foreign bribery, lawyers...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Colorado grows annual cannabis sales to $1 billion as other states struggle Colorado residents are spending $280 on marijuana, the highest average in states where marijuana legalization has passed. The cannabis market has already delivered $1 billion in revenue to Colorado and a first-mover advantage over other states....
05:16, 07/10/2019

China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world's biggest pork producer, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday....
09:32, 05/28/2019

Iron Maiden Is Suing The Video Game Ion Maiden Ageing British metal band Iron Maiden (or at least the band’s holding company) are suing video game publisher 3D Realms over retro shooter Ion Maiden, claiming the game’s logo and marketing is “an effort to confuse consumers into believing Defendant’...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Power Struggle at Rich Energy Continues as It's Accused of Stiffing Whyte Bikes $45,000 Rich Energy, the mysterious British energy-drink company plastered across the Haas Formula One Team’s cars, is having quite the week. From a later-refuted statement that it would end its Haas partnership over “poor performance” and “PC attitude,” to...
12:16, 07/12/2019

They fought at D-Day, now they're fighting rust: Veterans struggle to save World War II ships The Navy allowed groups around the country to take World War II ships, but scant attention was given to the multimillion-dollar maintenance costs.        ...
09:00, 06/04/2019

Six months after California's Camp Fire, survivors still struggle to find temporary homes The Camp Fire disaster in November 2018 displaced nearly 35,000 residents in Paradise, California area, and even six months later, a large number of families are still unable to find homes....
12:32, 05/16/2019

‘Monstrous’: Indigenous rangers’ struggle against the plastic ruining Arnhem Land beaches The Gulf of Carpentaria is being inundated with some of the highest densities of rubbish in the worldThe Gulf of Carpentaria hosts some of Australia’s most remote coastline, but Indigenous rangers say it is being inundated with some of the highest de...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Germany's Opel town shows struggle for Europe to plug in electric cars Carmakers and policymakers in Europe are staking their futures on a race to electric vehicles. But the vast charging network needed to sustain their vision is patchy, and it's not clear who'll pay for it....
00:16, 06/07/2019

Catelynn Lowell Candidly Details Her Post-Miscarriage Struggle With Suicidal Thoughts Catelynn Lowell is opening up about what led her to seek treatment for depression in 2017. Although the star's life is widely discussed and shared thanks to her participation in Teen......
19:48, 06/14/2019

Midwest farmers continue to struggle as bankers tighten credit standards, report says The slump in the farm economy continued to cause financial stress in the first quarter, resulting in a further deterioration of agricultural credit conditions, according to a report released Thursday....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Start-Ups Hoping to Fight Climate Change Struggle as Other Tech Firms Cash In A number of small companies are looking for ways to remove carbon from the atmosphere. But investors, burned by the clean-tech boom a decade ago, are leery....
04:16, 05/07/2019

As Kenya's herding communities struggle to adapt to drought, new land management deals could help Droughts have left herders in Laikipia desperate to find pasture for their cattle, and brought them into conflict with landowners. But better land management is showing that these pastoralist communities can adapt....
06:48, 05/28/2019

Netanyahu’s struggle to form a coalition spells trouble for Kushner’s Mideast peace plan President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, might have to shelve his long-awaited plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace due to a dispute in Jerusalem that's put Benjamin Netanyahu's political future at stake....
21:00, 05/29/2019

As Democratic voters warm to free trade, White House candidates struggle for positions Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren is churning out reams of policy proposals on everything from daycare to manufacturing. But despite her piles of written plans, she has yet to tackle trade....
04:00, 06/13/2019

Jets Fire GM Mike Maccagnan, Who Apparently Lost Power Struggle With Adam Gase Less than a month after the NFL Draft, and long after any notable free-agent signings, the New York Jets have decided to get rid of GM Mike Maccagnan. The team also fired VP of player personnel Brian Heimerdinger, Maccagnan’s right-hand man and presu...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wade....
21:00, 05/13/2019

All 73 'Game of Thrones' episodes ranked, including series finale 'The Iron Throne' From epic battles to annoying side characters, we rank all 73 episodes (to date) of HBO's "Game of Thrones" from worst (anything in Dorne) to best (Red Weddings, great battles, Hodor).        ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, saying his administration is “undeniably” supportive of white supremacy. The website publ...
15:32, 06/24/2019

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Round 1 'stress-free' for some, but big names struggle Late alternate Nate Lashley leads the field with a 63, but Gary Woodland and Dustin Johnson struggled in Round 1 of the Rocket Mortgage Classic.       ...
18:48, 06/27/2019

Lava, sulfur and steam: After the Hawaii volcano eruption, Hawaii residents struggle to recover A year after lava began flowing in what would become Hawaii's most destructive volcano eruption in decades, thousands are still struggling to recover.        ...
15:16, 06/20/2019

Katie Lee writes raw post about infertility struggle, constantly fielding 'baby questions' The 37-year-old chef opened up in a lengthy Instagram post saying that she thought getting pregnant would be easy because she's a "healthy woman."        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Tough talk and wish fulfillment struggle for control of Mindy Kaling's talk-show comedy Late Night The hook of the new comedy Late Night is supposed to be the sight of Emma Thompson, as a veteran network talk show host, reacting with flinty skepticism to a scrappy novice writer played by Mindy Kaling, who also wrote the film. But the project’s rea...
07:16, 06/03/2019

Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are trying to lay a new foundation for prosperity....
15:16, 07/16/2019

Iron Maiden sue video game company for $2m over Ion Maiden game Band argue that game ‘is attempting to trade off on Iron Maiden’s notoriety’ and is confusing customersIron Maiden are suing video game company 3D Realms over the game Ion Maiden, which they describe as an “incredibly blatant” infringement on their t...
06:16, 05/30/2019

'Today' show's Dylan Dreyer opens up about miscarriage and secondary infertility struggle The 'Today' show meteorologist and her husband decided to talk about their struggle to have a second baby in an effort to get rid of the stigma attached to secondary infertility.        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

'I'm not Iron Man': Spider-Man juggles love, heroism after 'Endgame' in 'Far From Home' "Avengers: Endgame" rocked the Marvel movie universe, and Tom Holland's web-swinger tries to find his way forward in "Spider-Man: Far From Home."        ...
10:48, 07/01/2019

North London headteachers ask parents for 'patience' as they 'struggle to run schools the way children deserve' A number of headteachers in north London have written to parents pleading for patience as they struggle to "run schools in the way the children deserve"....
00:16, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power to choose their top leader, neither as part of China since 1997 nor as an outpost of the British Emp...
19:16, 06/09/2019

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city’s 7.5 million people regularly display a penchant for protest. Recent demonstrations forced the local government to suspend consideration of a bill that would have allowed extraditions...
22:32, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, and both the local and central governments appear to have a greater degree of flexibility or patience ...
03:48, 06/15/2019

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally....
06:00, 06/11/2019

On the Streets With Hong Kong’s Protesters We saw scenes of violence, as well as hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators. There is still some unity in the face of mainland China’s encroaching influence, but it is less clear how this leaderless protest movement will advance....
06:48, 07/02/2019

Trouble in Hong Kong: What Stocks Can Tell You About What's Next Hong Kong protests have been in the news lately. Analysts often blame any trouble in the stock market on the trouble in the streets -- but in Hong Kong, it's been precisely the other way around. Watch, it's a fascinating, quick story....
16:00, 06/19/2019

How Hong Kong has changed since handover In 1997, Britain handed Hong Kong back to China in a one-country, two-systems agreement. Learn how Hong Kong has changed since then, including for travelers, and where the city might be headed....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Let's try the food at the Hong Kong McDonald's I’m spending time in one of the world’s indisputably great food cities and here I am sitting with a shamefully large order of food at a Hong Kong McDonald’s. Why? Because I find it a fascinating anthropological exercise. McDonald’s is a global unit o...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent campaign seeking to preserve the city's civil liberties....
16:32, 07/10/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened to include authorities’ response to last week’s mass demonstrations....
05:32, 06/21/2019

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning on Thursday....
05:32, 06/24/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally legitimate, says Alexander Görlach....
05:48, 06/12/2019

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the country’s futureAs the United States engages in an increasingly heated debate over policy towards China – t...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Protesters take over Hong Kong's legislature A large group of protesters in Hong Kong has taken over the legislative chamber, spray painting slogans on the wall and over the territory's emblem. (July 1)        ...
09:32, 07/01/2019

Q&A: Why hundreds of thousands protested in Hong Kong Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China....
05:32, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences have caused tensions in many Hong Kong families. Chermaine Lee reports....
06:16, 06/28/2019

Hong Kong still has a future as China's middleman Hong Kong has long been a conduit between China and global business and finance. Now that unique status could be under threat from the gradual erosion of political freedoms....
03:48, 07/01/2019

The Hong Kong Extradition Protests in Pictures Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
04:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters who oppose a contentious extradition bill. Wednesday's protests delayed a debate over the legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China. (June 12) &#...
04:32, 06/12/2019

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong protests to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning on Thursday....
06:32, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil society, while resisting intervention from Beijing. William Yang reports....
03:48, 07/02/2019

UK's May to raise Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise the issue of protests in Hong Kong with China's Vice Premier Hu Chunhua, who is on a visit to London to boost economic and financial cooperation, May's spokesman said on Monday....
04:16, 06/17/2019

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong and China 'will be able to work it out' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
13:32, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about public anger toward China's role in the city's affairs?...
08:32, 06/13/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a temporary respite, says DW's Philipp Bilsky....
12:48, 06/15/2019

Everything You Need to Know About the Extradition Bill Rocking Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally....
18:32, 06/12/2019

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition bill has been widely shared on social media platforms....
10:48, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continue to "resist and fight back" against Chinese encroachment....
19:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against Beijing in the long struggle to maintain their rights....
08:00, 06/23/2019

A Guide to the Extradition Law That Has Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally....
08:16, 06/11/2019

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople in Hong Kong....
07:32, 06/11/2019

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extradition law that critics say will allow mainland Ch...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam’s comments on Tuesday came after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in the sem...
22:48, 06/10/2019

China 'won't allow' Hong Kong discussion at G20 summit China has insisted that protests in Hong Kong will not be on the G20 agenda in Japan this weekend. US President Donald Trump intends to bring up the issue when he meets with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping....
04:32, 06/24/2019

Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
06:32, 06/12/2019

Trump says is sure Hong Kong and China will be able to work it out U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is sure China and Hong Kong will be able to work things out after mass protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial descended into chaos....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong’s Uprising Rattles the Mainland Smelling blood, the protesters thronged in greater numbers. Demonstrations against an extradition bill in Hong Kong swelled on June 16 even after the city’s political leader, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, suspended the controversial legislation. ...
05:16, 06/20/2019

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as coming from mainland China....
20:48, 06/20/2019

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G20 Leaders for Help Beijing has already said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the upcoming G20 summit. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backing....
02:32, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers scuffle in parliament One person apparently fainted during melee prompted by row over extradition lawHong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos on Saturday as lawmakers for and against amendments to the territory’s extradition law clashed over access to the cha...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the borde...
03:32, 06/08/2019

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's Conflict Zone meets Ronny Tong, an adviser to Lam....
08:32, 07/11/2019

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the borde...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against extradition law Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Hong Kong amid fear that changes to an extradition law will threaten the territory's independent legal system....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong's Lennon walls - in pictures Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous embrace of political graffiti in the form of Post-it notes documenting their anger and hope, during their huge anti-government rallies. Walls adorned with messages targeting city leaders, cleve...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for more potential trouble this weekend....
12:16, 07/05/2019

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring in more investors from the region....
04:16, 05/28/2019

UBS Hong Kong sponsor ban settles misconduct case After years of investigation, the Hong Kong SFC has come up with its verdict against UBS and three other banks for errant past IPOs. The fines are inconsequential; the disclosure of embarrassing due diligence lapses more significant....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Q&A: Why bill proposed in Hong Kong set off huge protests Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters Wednesday, delaying a debate over a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China....
02:16, 06/12/2019

China will not allow G20 to discuss Hong Kong, says foreign minister Foreign powers have no right to interfere in ‘internal affair’, says Zhang Jun, as Beijing also calls for trade compromise China has said it will not allow the G20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its summit this week, assistant foreign mini...
11:32, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors about the political crisis that has rocked the city....
00:16, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation, saying it only took action "after repeated but futile warnings."...
05:00, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters Police fired tear gas and used rubber bullets on protesters in Hong Kong, in an attempt to drive away thousands of demonstrators who had blocked roads and forced the closure of the city’s legislature before lawmakers could debate a controversial extr...
04:00, 06/12/2019

Extradition bill 'is dead,' Hong Kong leader says Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that a controversial extradition bill which spurred weeks of protest "is dead" -- but stopped short of a formal withdrawal....
21:16, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes that would for the first time allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to China for trial....
01:00, 05/29/2019

Lam says Hong Kong bill is ‘dead’ but unclear if demand met Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the effort to amend an extradition bill is dead, but it wasn’t clear if the legislation was being withdrawn as protesters have demanded...
20:32, 07/08/2019

China interrupts Hong Kong pop star Denise Ho at UN Chinese diplomats repeatedly interrupted a Hong Kong pop star and activist as she accused Beijing of "preventing our democracy at all costs" in a speech to the United Nations on Monday....
19:16, 07/08/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters Hong Kong police have used tear gas, pepper spray and high-pressure water hoses against protesters who have laid siege to government buildings to oppose a contentious extradition bill...
01:48, 06/12/2019

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversial extradition bill....
06:16, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong Protests: Demonstrators Block Roads Thousands of people occupied roads around Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Wednesday, defiantly protesting a bill that would permit extradition to mainland China....
19:16, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong Upheaval Puts Beijing in a Bind Massive protests over an extradition bill present a serious challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping, already facing an economic slowdown and escalating trade tensions with the U.S....
21:00, 06/16/2019

Why aren't Hong Kong's protesters backing down? – podcast Millions of people have taken to the streets over the past three weeks in opposition to an extradition law. The Guardian correspondent Emma Graham-Harrison discusses covering the demonstrations and what could happen next. Plus: Angie Zelter on why sh...
22:48, 06/26/2019

30 Years Later, Hong Kong Still Harbors the Spirit of Tiananmen The center of one of the densest metropolises in the world fell momentarily quiet Tuesday night, as well over a hundred thousand people gathered in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park bowed their heads and held flickering candles to observe a minute of s...
13:48, 06/04/2019

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill was suspended and she apologized....
01:16, 06/17/2019

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify the Hong Kong Protests Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow that would undermine confidence in the Asian financial hub. ...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Activists Call On G20 Leaders To Help "Liberate" Hong Kong More than a thousand protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G20 summit to raise the plight of Hong Kong with China and to support the full......
02:32, 06/26/2019

| First charges against Hong Kong anti-government protester A Hong Kong street artist was charged with assaulting a police officer and criminal damage, the first prosecution against an anti-government protester since the city was rocked by unprecedented demonstrations....
05:33, 07/06/2019

In Hong Kong, science of crowd counting comes into focus When Hong Kong residents took to the streets to protest a controversial extradition law on consecutive weekends this month, observers on all sides agreed the crowds were huge....
05:16, 06/20/2019

Protesters urge discussion of Hong Kong issues at G-20 Protesters In Hong Kong opposed to contentious extradition legislation are calling on leaders of the U.S., the EU and others to raise the issue with Chinese President Xi Jinping at this week’s G-20 summit in Japan...
20:48, 06/25/2019

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify Hong Kong Protests Protesters in gas masks flooding the streets of Hong Kong might hope U.S. President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure against the former British colony’s China-backed leadership. Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a prefe...
11:48, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong protesters apologize for disrupting lives HONG KONG (AP) — A small group of Hong Kong protesters have handed out flyers and bowed to passers-by to apologize for a demonstration that jammed the entrance of a government tax office. Those who apologized Tuesday said they are trying to maintain ...
04:48, 06/25/2019

Chaotic scenes at Hong Kong legislature over extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — There have been chaotic scenes at Hong Kong’s legislative assembly as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory’s extradition law clashed over access to the chamber. At least one person was taken...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments Hong Kong’s government says it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid concerns over proposed amendments to the territory’s extradition law...
02:48, 06/03/2019

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
01:16, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership structure. And that adds to its appeal for supporters disaffected from ...
21:32, 06/17/2019

China Will Not Allow Hong Kong Issue To Be Discussed At G20 Summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its upcoming summit....
00:32, 06/24/2019

How China Can Recover Even If Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam Quits A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand the chief executive’s resignation -- and even establishment fig...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived during the current legislative session....
07:00, 06/18/2019

Governing Hong Kong: the poisoned chalice of politics When Carrie Lam was selected for Hong Kong's top job two years ago, she pledged to "unite and move forward", a sign she would balance the desires of the city's free-wheeling citizens against the demand for control from the Communist Party in Beijing....
05:16, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong legislators brawl over contentious extradition law Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong's legislature on Saturday between pro-democracy lawmakers and those loyal to Beijing over an extradition law that will extend Beijing's powers over the financial hub....
23:32, 05/10/2019

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official response. The groups say they will call on support...
03:32, 06/20/2019

Christian hymn becomes unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests HONG KONG — The Christian hymn “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord” has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong’s protests against an extradition bill that have drawn millions of people onto the streets. Protests around the world often develop their own...
11:16, 06/18/2019

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing: source Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing, according to one source familiar with the matter....
00:16, 06/13/2019

A Brief History of Protest in Post-Handover Hong Kong Demonstrations in Hong Kong over the past two weeks have been recognized as likely the largest in the city’s history. Sparked by a proposal to amend extradition laws to allow suspects to be transferred to mainland China for trial, two marches d...
01:32, 06/20/2019

‘If All of Us Come Out, We Can Win.’ Hong Kong Protesters Call for Even Bigger March Hong Kong activists are calling for renewed protests with an even bigger turnout this weekend after police yesterday fired tear gas and rubber bullets in an attempt to quell demonstrations amid a spiraling political crisis. Opponents of a bill that w...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Another Tesla may have spontaneously caught fire in Hong Kong Whether you’re a fan of Tesla or convinced that the company is destined to fail spectacularly, it’s impossible to deny that Tesla manufactures some of the safest cars the automotive world has ever seen. With that said, it’s a bit pe...
19:48, 05/13/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests A march on Sunday in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong came one day after clashes broke out between police officers and protesters in a town near mainland China....
02:32, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong Interbank Rates Hit Highest Since 2008 The rates at which Hong Kong’s banks lend to one another surged to levels last seen during the global financial crisis, but economists said seasonal swings in cash demands likely played a bigger role in the move than political unrest in the city....
01:32, 06/13/2019

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing - Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong initial public offering, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2ICeJNR on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:00, 06/13/2019

2 more Hong Kong leaders apologize for extradition bill More Hong Kong leaders are apologizing for a controversial extradition bill that's sparked some of the largest demonstrations the Chinese territory has ever seen....
06:32, 06/19/2019

Fresh Hong Kong protests planned for Friday Calls for new demonstrations come as government fails to respond to a list of protester demandsHong Kong is braced for another round of demonstrations after the government failed to respond to a list of protester demands, including an investigation i...
06:32, 06/20/2019

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WATCH NOW....
04:32, 06/13/2019

Alibaba Files Plans to List in Hong Kong Alibaba Group Holding has filed confidential paperwork for a Hong Kong listing, according to people familiar with the matter, kicking off a process that could see the Chinese internet giant raise billions of dollars from a large stock sale in the com...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Say 'Dead' Isn't Enough for Extradition Bill Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam came under pressure to pull a controversial bill to legalize extradition to China, after opponents criticized her description of the bill as “dead” as insufficient....
06:16, 07/09/2019

| At UN, Hong Kong activist calls for more pressure on China Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice by a diplomat from Beijing....
08:32, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters disperse after blocking police HQ Protesters in Hong Kong have dispersed after the overnight siege of police headquarters, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader to formally withdraw a contentious extradition bill have gone unmet...
02:48, 06/22/2019

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Instead of swiping their cards through the turnstiles of the city’s subway system, they lined up to buy ...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong, China will be able to work things out U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is sure China and Hong Kong will be able to work things out after mass protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial descended into chaos....
12:00, 06/12/2019

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court says she was barred for hours from entering Hong Kong for unspecifie...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance....
04:32, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong ex-JPMorgan princeling case gets personal A case by Hong Kong’s ICAC against an individual on bribery charges is another example of Asia-Pacific regulators targeting the person as well as the institution....
08:00, 05/20/2019

Pompeo meets Hong Kong pro-democracy leader U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a proposed extradition law pushed by Beijing....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Pompeo meets with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a proposed extradition law pushed by Beijing....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former British colony into turmoil....
00:48, 07/12/2019

Violent protests broke out in Hong Kong — Here's what happened Large crowds of protesters gathered around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed a debate on a legal change that's been condemned by hundreds of thousands in the city. The protesters are vowing to stop a government plan to allow extraditi...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protesters march in new outpouring of grievances Opponents of a proposed Hong Kong extradition law are staging their latest protest, adding to an outpouring of complaints that the Chinese territory’s pro-Beijing government is eroding its freedoms...
03:00, 07/14/2019

WeLab: A fintech experiment succeeds in Hong Kong Ex-Citibanker Simon Loong is playing a long game – he has assembled some powerful backers for his Hong Kong fintech and now, armed with a new virtual banking licence, he wants WeLab to take on the territory’s established banking incumbents....
04:32, 06/28/2019

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to the streets to demand parliament nix the controversial law....
02:16, 06/10/2019

Beijing Digs In on Hong Kong Extradition Bill China signaled no retreat from pursuing legislation to allow extradition from Hong Kong, despite massive weekend protests against the proposed law in the Chinese territory....
06:32, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer of dissent is showing no sign of abating....
12:48, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong protesters disperse one day after storming the legislature A day after angry protesters stormed and vandalized Hong Kong's legislature amid anger over a proposed extradition bill, the exterior of the building appeared calm on Tuesday....
19:48, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his ar...
06:16, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Hong Kongers, in black, jam streets in protest HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 3 p.m. Thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, have jammed streets and subway stations to protest the government’s handling of a prop...
01:32, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. China's central government urged an investigation into "criminal responsibility of violent offenders."...
00:00, 07/02/2019

Britain No Longer Has Any Responsibility For Hong Kong, Says China Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after the British government reiterated its......
07:16, 07/01/2019

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow China to extradite people from the semi-autonomous territory....
04:32, 06/14/2019

| China tells US to stop trying to 'mess up' Hong Kong Beijing on Friday denounced what it called "violent interference" by US lawmakers critical of what they see as a worsening human rights environment in Hong Kong....
21:32, 06/14/2019

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party....
17:48, 06/30/2019

US Comments On Hong Kong "Gross Interference": China China on Monday lashed out at the United States for voicing alarm over the jailing of leaders of Hong Kong's democracy movement, calling Washington's comments a "gross interference"....
13:16, 04/29/2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and charged to scatter the crowd....
16:00, 07/01/2019

| WATCH: Chaos as Hong Kong protesters take over parliament It started with an attempt Monday by hundreds of protesters to force a street vendor's trolley through the glass frontage of Hong Kong's parliament building....
14:48, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong Police Vow Action Over Parliament Storming Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed government....
12:32, 07/03/2019

'They will definitely take revenge': how China could respond to the Hong Kong protests Hong Kong has seen its biggest political crisis in decades, but Beijing cannot afford to let the dissent go unpunishedThe Communist Party has always been aware of the power of mass protests.Mao Zedong in 1930 famously used the traditional saying: “a ...
19:48, 06/29/2019

Hong Kong police pepper spray protesters Police in Hong Kong use pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters who had seized highways early Monday.        ...
09:32, 07/01/2019

UK summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong dispute Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism." The United Kingdom says China is violating agreements made before the city changed hands in 1997....
11:32, 07/03/2019

Factbox: What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British to Chinese rule, as anger over an extradition bill plunges the city into political turmoil....
05:32, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
11:48, 06/14/2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More The extradition bill has been suspended, but calls for new protests foreshadow more upheaval in Hong Kong and signal that Mrs. Lam’s troubles are not over....
10:32, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong activist angry over decision on law Prominent Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow has expressed anger over a decision by the territory’s leader to move forward with a controversial extradition bill...
04:32, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vandalized....
22:32, 07/03/2019

Protesters Mass in Hong Kong Against Proposed Extradition Law The legislation, which would allow renditions to mainland China, has stirred fears of the growing reach of the ruling Communist Party into the semiautonomous territory....
00:00, 06/09/2019

Protesters in Black Crowd Hong Kong Streets Again The day after Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, hundreds of thousands of protesters filled the city’s streets, increasing public pressure on the government to eliminate the bill c...
04:16, 06/16/2019

Opponents of Hong Kong extradition law plan another protest HONG KONG (AP) — Opponents of a proposed extradition law plan a protest Monday as Hong Kong marks the anniversary of the former British colony’s handover to China, and police said they were taking steps to prevent the possible disruption of a f...
09:16, 06/29/2019

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle of "one country, two systems" is in jeopardy, says Dang Yuan....
15:48, 06/16/2019

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
07:48, 06/09/2019

The Peacemaker at the Center of Hong Kong’s Turbulent Protests Roy Kwong, a 36-year-old legislator, has emerged as a hero for the city’s youth and a leading voice for moderation during the political crisis there....
06:00, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong protests: What graffiti in the parliament conveys On Monday night, Hong Kong protesters broke into their parliamentary building, occupying the main chamber of the Legislative Council and vandalizing property. As the protesters entered the building, police initially retreated to avoid confrontation a...
12:16, 07/02/2019

China to Britain: Keep your 'colonial' hands off Hong Kong China told Britain to keep its hands off Hong Kong on Wednesday while London called for Beijing to honor the agreements made when the city was handed over in 1997, escalating a diplomatic spat over the former British colony....
07:16, 07/04/2019

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades....
03:48, 06/15/2019

Explainer: Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the borde...
00:48, 06/06/2019

Massive Crowds Take to Streets in 'Last Fight' for Hong Kong Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand trial in mainland China....
12:48, 06/09/2019

China warns UK over Hong Kong: 'No country has right to intervene' China has dismissed the UK's concerns over Hong Kong, warning "no country has the right to intervene" - and insisted the former British colony was none of its business....
11:00, 07/02/2019

Backstory: Covering an unprecedented uprising in Hong Kong On the afternoon of July 1, before protesters in Hong Kong trashed the city's legislature and riot police countered with tear gas, there was a moment that captured the city's state of flux....
00:48, 07/05/2019

The Latest: Analyst says pressure rising on Hong Kong’s Lam HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong extradition bill and protests (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A noted Hong Kong political analyst says the pressure on the territory’s chief executive to step down or back away from plans to push throug...
00:48, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over her handling of a bill that would allow citizens to be sent to mainland China for trial....
11:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong readies for more protests on handover anniversary Thousands of people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of protests on the anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China...
05:48, 06/30/2019

Tension in Hong Kong on eve of anniversary of China handover Pro- and anti-government demonstrators rally, with mass protest planned on MondayThousands of pro-government protesters have rallied outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong as tensions rose on the eve of what is expected to be Hong Kong’s fo...
10:00, 06/30/2019

Hong Kongers Alarmed by Google Translation Gaffe Hong Kong social media lit up on Friday when protesters noticed Google's translation software was briefly churning out a rather odd suggestion during a week...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black joined a silent march in Hong Kong on Thursday to protest proposed amendments to an extradition law that critics say would erode the territory's independent legal system....
09:16, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and urging the Australian government to condemn the proposed new law....
05:16, 06/09/2019

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the nail in Hong Kong’s coffin”, a bill that activists say will “legitimise Chinese abduction” from the ci...
20:48, 06/06/2019

After Protests, Hong Kong Suspends Divisive Extradition Bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented......
02:32, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to authority....
08:16, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police and protesters are facing off Monday morning as authorities try to clear the streets of a few hundred people who stayed near the city government headquarters after massive demonstrations that stretched deep into the ...
20:48, 06/16/2019

Exclusive: President Trump Says Hong Kong Protesters Are Having A ‘Big Impact’ President Donald Trump called the protesters on the streets of Hong Kong “very effective,” but declined to voice support for their specific demands of the Chinese government. “They’re obviously having a big impact,” Trum...
14:32, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong’s first female leader Carrie Lam is fighting for her political life, vulnerable to a public that never truly backed her and a leadership in Beijing eager for an end to destabilizing protests...
08:16, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised to not back down, with Joshua Wong telling DW: "Now is the time."...
06:32, 06/18/2019

Joshua Wong: Carrie Lam 'incapable' of leading Hong Kong Speaking to DW, activist Joshua Wong said the city's Chief Executive Lam must step down following orders to shoot at people protesting the extradition law. Lam's attitude is also symptomatic of China's interference....
06:32, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader condemns 'rioters' for Sunday's violence Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, on Monday condemned the protesters who clashed with police the night previous inside an upscale shopping mall as "rioters" while defending the actions of law enforcement....
20:48, 07/15/2019

Protesters vow to keep marching in Hong Kong until extradition bill nixed Pro-democracy protesters plan to keep marching in Hong Kong to make sure, they say, that the government makes good on promises to nix a bill giving mainland China extradition powers. The Civil Human Rights Front vowed Saturday to keep up the pressure...
09:48, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader Lam to meet media at 3 p.m. on Saturday: statement Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will meet the media at 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Saturday, a government statement said, amid reports the government will suspend a proposed bill on extradition to mainland China that sparked protests....
04:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forward...
08:16, 06/15/2019

'Sing Hallelujah to the Lord' an unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests The Christian hymn "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong's protests against an extradition bill that have drawn millions of people onto the streets....
06:16, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong protests show first dent in armour of Xi Jinping Crisis will provide ammunition for his elite enemies inside China’s Communist partyThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising against chief executive, Carrie Lam, and her campaign to tie the city more closely to China, will be th...
13:32, 06/17/2019

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in deca...
05:16, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquarters after his release from prison. (June 17)        ...
11:16, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong protesters march demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding that the city's leader completely withdraw an extradition bill and step down. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only suspended the bill and refused to apologize for promoting it....
05:16, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong police demand better protection ahead of more protests A Hong Kong police officers' union has urged police chiefs to better protect rank-and-file staff as the city braces for rolling protests in coming weeks over a controversial planned extradition treaty to mainland China....
04:16, 07/15/2019

Uncertainty looms as Hong Kong protests drag into a new week About 2,000 protesters gathered outside the Hong Kong legislature on Monday, demanding to speak directly to the city's top official Carrie Lam, as protests entered a second straight week....
04:16, 06/17/2019

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's handling of an extradition bill revives other......
10:32, 07/14/2019

Thousands rally in Hong Kong suburb Sha Tin against extradition bill Thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong's suburban Sha Tin town in the latest protests sparked by the draft law for extraditions to mainland China. Demonstrators want the bill formally withdrawn....
14:48, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong police face off with protesters while trying to clear streets Hong Kong police and protesters faced off early Monday as authorities began trying to clear the streets of a few hundred who remained near the city government headquarters after massive demonstrations that stretched deep into the night before....
22:48, 06/16/2019

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader Lam after mass protest Hong Kong's political crisis enters its second week on Monday as uncertainty mounts over the fate of government leader Carrie Lam and an extradition bill she postponed at the weekend....
17:48, 06/16/2019

Clashes break out as Hong Kong protesters escalate fight Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill. Clashes broke out as protesters hurled umbrellas and plastic bottles at police....
20:32, 07/14/2019

Nikkei tick up in sympathy with Hong Kong, outlook cloudy Japanese share prices ticked up on Monday, erasing initial losses, after Hong Kong shares gained after Hong Kong's leader indefinitely delayed an unpopular extradition bill that would allow citizens to be sent to mainland China for trial....
21:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong extradition protesters escalate fight in suburbs Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill that has revived fears of China tightening its grip over the former British colony and eroding its freedoms....
08:32, 07/14/2019

'Fighting for our freedom': protesters flood on to Hong Kong's streets Tens of thousands dressed in black march for full retraction of China extradition lawProtesters are flooding into central Hong Kong again over the postponed extradition bill, calling for a full retraction of the legislation amid fears authorities cou...
02:48, 06/16/2019

Many in Hong Kong, fearful of China's grasp, flee to Taiwan For Hong Kong resident Yung Xiu Kwan, 67, a proposed extradition law that would allow people in the former British colony to be sent to mainland China for trial was the final straw....
06:16, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Publicly Apologizes for Extradition Bill Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, said that she was personally responsible for introducing legislation that set off huge protest marches....
03:32, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Chief Executive halts extradition bill After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill.        ...
12:32, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong's leader 'sincerely sorry' after record-breaking protests Hong Kong's leader has issued a rare public apology in the wake of repeated record-breaking protests that called for the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill with China that she introduced and championed....
03:16, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam to address protesters in person Move follows concession in private that extradition bill at centre of protests is deadHong Kong’s embattled chief executive is expected to offer an apology to protesters in person, local media have reported, the day after she said in private that the...
01:00, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam to speak at news conference HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 3 p.m. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam plans a news conference Tuesday afternoon following massive protests against an extradition bill and calls for her to resign. Lam has become th...
00:32, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader, Faced With More Clashes, Condemns Violence Carrie Lam is scrambling to assert her government’s authority after several increasingly volatile demonstrations and a surge in anti-police sentiment....
06:32, 07/15/2019

China Says It Supports Suspension Of Hong Kong Extradition Bill China's government said on Saturday it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to China and which sparked a week of protests....
20:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong set for street march, mourns death of protester HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is bracing for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 million into the streets. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Saturday said she was suspending work...
20:16, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong expects more rallies demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam suspended an unpopular extradition bill and refused to apologize for promoting it....
22:16, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The demonstrations persisted into early Tuesday but by midmorning most of the protesters had gone home. A ro...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released from prison HONG KONG (AP) — Joshua Wong, a leading figure in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, has been released from prison. Wong’s release from the Lai Chi Kok Correctional Facility on Monday came as student demonstrators and poli...
20:48, 06/16/2019

China Accuses Trump Of "Gross Interference" Over Hong Kong China on Tuesday rebuked Donald Trump for "gross interference" in Hong Kong's affairs after the US president said protesters who stormed the city's legislature wanted democracy for the financial hub....
11:00, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong protesters smash windows and try to storm legislature Protesters smashed the windows Hong Kong's legislature on Monday as they attempted to storm the building on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's handover to China....
00:48, 07/01/2019

China accuses UK of supporting violent Hong Kong protests Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism" and reminded the former colonial power of Hong Kong's status. Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt appeared to back down on previous comments....
02:32, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong marks anniversary of Chinese rule with protests Large demonstrations were expected to take place on the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule. Embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam led the government's commemoration ceremonies....
20:16, 06/30/2019

Hong Kong marks handover to China with ceremony and protests HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong government has marked the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, as police faced off with protesters outside the venue. A flag-raising ceremony was held under high security Monday morning...
19:48, 06/30/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader pledges to listen to the people HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s leader says a series of protests that have rocked her city have taught her that she needs to listen better ...
19:48, 06/30/2019

UK's Hunt denies he supported violent protests in Hong Kong Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that he had not backed violent protests in Hong Kong after Chinese state media blamed interference by Western governments for unrest in the former British colony....
03:48, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong prepares for more protests on anniversary of handover to China A protest march has been called for Monday, the third in three weeks, this one on the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China on July 1, 1997....
10:48, 06/30/2019

Britain closely monitoring events in Hong Kong: Hunt Britain will closely monitor events in Hong Kong and continue to press the Chinese government to respect the terms under which the former colony was handed over, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday....
05:16, 06/30/2019

Did Hong Kong Police Abuse Protesters? What Videos Show Tear-gassed, beaten and dragged. Experts in crowd control say the Hong Kong police used excessive force on protesters during a demonstration in June....
03:48, 06/30/2019

Hong Kong handover anniversary: march and protests – in pictures Frustration among opposition protesters in Hong Kong boiled over on Monday, with one group laying siege to the legislative council building and tens of thousands of others marching through the city to demand expanded democracy on the 22nd anniversary...
08:48, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong Police Make Wave of Arrests After Protests Hong Kong police have arrested and charged a dozen protesters suspected of involvement in antigovernment clashes, as authorities widen a manhunt for others who joined a rampage through the city’s legislature on Monday....
05:32, 07/04/2019

Japan's Shinzo Abe raises Hong Kong freedom issue Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the issue of Hong Kong's freedom in a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid extradition bill protests....
15:00, 06/29/2019

Chinese Military Gets Hong Kong Harbour Dock, Despite Tensions The Chinese military received official ownership of a piece of prime Hong Kong waterfront land on Saturday, even as the city is rocked by anti-Beijing protests just days before the anniversary of its......
13:00, 06/29/2019

Hong Kong Is a Rebel Enclave in a Sea of Totalitarianism. Welcome to the New West Berlin President Donald Trump has never been afraid to stir up a tempest, which is why he has already indicated that this weekend he will be discussing the political crisis gripping Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Chinese Assistant Foreig...
17:00, 06/28/2019

Hong Kong protesters clash with police on handover anniversary Police have faced off with protesters outside the Hong Kong government as the former British colony marks the 22nd anniversary of its handover to China....
01:00, 07/01/2019

The Latest: US expects China to follow Hong Kong obligations HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 6 p.m. U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton says Washington expects China to adhere to its international obligations when it come...
03:32, 07/01/2019

China tells Britain to stop 'gesticulating' about Hong Kong Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after the British government reiterated its commitment to the joint declaration with China on H...
03:32, 07/01/2019

Britain tells China to honor Hong Kong freedoms Britain told China to honor its commitments to protect freedoms in Hong Kong on Tuesday, after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters in the former British colony....
08:48, 07/02/2019

UK warns Hong Kong, China over anti-government protests Senior UK officials have said Hong Kong should not use protests as a "pretext for repression." The UK's foreign secretary said there would be "serious consequences" if China failed to respect the city's independence....
20:00, 07/02/2019

Business fears for Hong Kong after protests turn violent Violent demonstrations Monday that saw protesters vandalize Hong Kong's main government complex have drawn a swift condemnation from business leaders worried about damage to the city's reputation....
00:16, 07/03/2019

Beijing says 'radical' Hong Kong protests are an 'undisguised challenge' The Chinese government has denounced Monday night's violent protests in Hong Kong as "radical," terming them an "undisguised challenge" to the city's system of governance....
04:32, 07/02/2019

US briefing: Border facility conditions, Antarctic ice and Hong Kong Tuesday’s top story: Democrats describe ‘horrifying’ conditions at Texas migrant detention facility. Plus, the rise of the CEO as social justice warriorSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s e...
04:16, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong’s ‘death fighters’: young protesters with nothing to lose Group who stormed legislative building defend their action as last resort after being ignored for yearsAs midnight approached on Monday, four protesters stood their ground inside the battered interior of Hong Kong’s legislative council (LegCo) buildi...
08:00, 07/03/2019

China criticizes Britain for 'shameless' comments on Hong Kong China on Wednesday denounced British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt as "shameless", saying it had made a diplomatic complaint to London after he warned of consequences if China neglected commitments made when it took back Hong Kong in 1997....
09:32, 07/03/2019

UK warns China of serious consequences if Hong Kong rights not honored Britain warned China on Tuesday that there would be serious consequences if the Sino-British declaration on Hong Kong was not honored, saying Britain stood behind the people in the former British colony....
02:32, 07/02/2019

UK's Hunt tells China to honor agreement over Hong Kong British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told China that it needed to honor and respect the agreement the countries had made over Hong Kong, as London and Beijing kept up a war of words over the former British colony....
09:32, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong police fire teargas and charge at protesters Officers move to disperse crowds after breakaway group stormed parliament buildingHong Kong police have fired teargas at demonstrators and moved to disperse crowds after protesters stormed the legislative council building and raised the territory’s f...
19:00, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislature, Dividing the Movement After weeks of protest that took the high road, a smaller group’s use of force to enter and deface government chambers raises questions about direction and leadership....
16:00, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong protesters overrun parliament, spraying graffiti Protesters took over the territory's legislative chamber on Monday, smashing reinforced glass and spray painting graffiti onto the walls. Their anger is directed at what many see as China's tightening grip on the region....
12:32, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong descends into chaos as protesters storm legislature Hong Kong protesters stormed the Legislative Council on the anniversary of the former British colony's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday amid widespread anger over laws that would allow extraditions to China....
05:32, 07/01/2019

Protests Escalate As Hong Kong Marks Handover To China Anti-government protesters tried to ram their way into Hong Kong's parliament Monday, battling police armed with pepper spray, as the territory marked the anniversary of its handover to China....
04:00, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill that many see as an example of growing Chinese influence in the financial hub....
09:16, 06/28/2019

Rights under threat: how China is bringing Hong Kong to heel Beijing has chipped away at the city’s autonomy for 22 years – and protests reflect growing angerIn the 22 years since Hong Kong reverted to Chinese rule its citizens have enjoyed many freedoms and rights unheard of in mainland China. The territory w...
07:16, 07/05/2019

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rights in semi-autonomous Hong Kong....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says China Extradition Bill "Dead" Hong Kong's embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday announced a widely loathed China extradition law that has sparked unprecedented political unrest "is dead" -- but she stopped short of demands to......
00:32, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong Leader, Carrie Lam, Says Extradition Bill Is ‘Dead’ Mrs. Lam’s remarks did not satisfy protesters, who have demanded a full withdrawal of the bill that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China....
01:48, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill 'is dead' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam declared a controversial extradition law that has caused mass protests throughout the island "dead" Tuesday, stating the government work to amend the bill was a "total failure."...
02:00, 07/09/2019

Breakingviews - Hong Kong chief's humiliating retreat comes late Hong Kong’s embattled leader is beating a belated retreat. Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that a controversial bill allowing extraditions to the mainland was dead, calling the government’s work to amend the law a total failure. The humiliating climbdown ...
05:32, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters disperse after blockading police headquarters Thousands of protesters who had blockaded police headquarters in Asia's leading financial center had mostly dispersed by Saturday morning with some roads reopened for traffic as normal but it remained unclear whether further mass protests would take ...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Activists lay sunflowers at memorial site for Hong Kong protester Hong Kong activists on Thursday lay sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site for a man who fell to his death during recent protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former British colony into turmoil....
06:48, 07/11/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Converge Outside Police Headquarters, Parliament Thousands of protesters converged on Hong Kong's police headquarters and blocked major roads Friday, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beijing leader and the release of anti-government......
05:48, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong protesters block major highway near parliament Protesters have gathered near Hong Kong’s main government complex, blocking most of a major city highway. They insist that a controversial law allowing extradition to the Chinese mainland, be scrapped completely....
02:00, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong Government Shuts Offices Ahead of Rally Hong Kong’s government said it would close its central offices Friday after protest groups called for demonstrators to surround the complex, as tensions remained high even after the city’s leader suspended an unpopular extradition proposal....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Imagine all the Post-its: Hong Kong protesters come together with 'Lennon Walls' During Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" of 2014, colorful Post-it notes of support covered a wall near where protesters camped in the streets calling for democracy in the Chinese-controlled city, becoming a symbol of the movement....
14:00, 07/12/2019

Hong Kong activists call on G-20 leaders to help 'liberate' city More than 1,000 protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G-20 summit to raise the plight of Hong Kong with China....
23:00, 06/25/2019

Protesters and police clash in Hong Kong after peaceful march Police use pepper spray and truncheons after protest about cross-border tradersClashes broke out between police and protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday after thousands took part in a peaceful march in an out-of-town district in Hong Kong.After the en...
07:16, 07/13/2019

Hong Kong protesters target traders from mainland China Thousands of Hong Kongers once again took to the streets in protest, this time to vent out their anger at traders from mainland China who buy goods in Hong Kong and resell them across the border....
08:16, 07/13/2019

Hong Kong protests approach border of mainland China Thousands protested in a mainland China border town Saturday against China traders, riding on the momentum of weeks of extradition bill protests in Hong Kong....
12:48, 07/13/2019

More Hong Kong protests planned ahead of G-20 Japan summit HONG KONG (AP) — Leaders of recent protests in Hong Kong say they plan more demonstrations for Wednesday, hoping to draw the attention of world leaders attending the Group of 20 summit. The leaders of the Civil Human Rights Front said they hope the w...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: Extradition bill is 'dead' The pro-Beijing leader said her government's handling of the controversial extradition bill had been a "total failure." Pro-democracy protesters had demanded she withdraw the bill entirely....
23:16, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong activists renew protest against extradition bill More than 100 people blocked a Hong Kong government building on Monday in protest against proposed legislation allowing extraditions to mainland China that they want scrapped....
04:48, 06/24/2019

What Denise Ho, Jackie Chan and Other Celebrities Think About the Hong Kong Protests For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low tolerance for political dissent....
13:00, 07/05/2019

Former Hong Kong Exchange Official Arrested in Graft Probe Hong Kong’s anticorruption watchdog arrested a former high-ranking official at the city’s stock exchange for allegedly rigging the approval system for companies applying to go public....
05:32, 06/27/2019

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help ‘liberate’ city HONG KONG – Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined an evening protest and marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday, urging leaders gathering for this week’s summit of G20 nations to back their demand to scrap a controversial extraditio...
16:48, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help 'liberate' city Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined an evening protest and marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday, urging leaders gathering for this week's G20 summit to back their demand to scrap a much criticized extradition bill....
15:32, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Urge Governments to Confront Beijing at G-20 Bands of Hong Kong protesters are urging foreign governments to confront Beijing at the G-20 summit over moves they say infringe on the city’s autonomy, a strategy that risks antagonizing China’s government and alienating broad public support....
14:00, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong Approves Over $9 Million For Cyclone-Hit Odisha: Report The Hong Kong government has approved over $900,000 for relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Odisha that could benefit around 45,100 victims, China's official media reported on Friday....
15:16, 07/05/2019

Hong Kong protests have sparked a new level of Chinese paranoia Up to 2 million people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong to protest in recent weeks. The immediate trigger was an “extradition agreement” that China had demanded the city’s usually complaisant Legislative Council to pass. The agreement would put...
16:16, 07/06/2019

Hong Kong activists call on G20 leaders to help 'liberate' city More than a thousand protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G20 summit to raise the plight of Hong Kong with China and to support the full scrapping of a controversial extradition bill....
21:00, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Are Taking Their Message to Chinese Tourists A march planned for Sunday is the first major action since protesters concerned about Beijing’s influence broke into the Hong Kong legislature last week....
00:16, 07/07/2019

Hong Kong protesters take aim at Chinese visitors to explain grievances Thousands of protesters are expected to take to the streets in the heart of Hong Kong’s tourism district on Sunday to explain to mainland Chinese visitors their opposition to an extradition bill that has plunged the city into political turmoil....
00:32, 07/07/2019

Hong Kong protesters march again, reaching out to Chinese visitors Tens of thousands of protesters marched through one of Hong Kong's most touristy areas on Sunday, trying to gain support from mainland Chinese visitors for the city's opposition to an extradition bill which has caused political turmoil....
06:32, 07/07/2019