Stories tagged: hong kong
Mon., Dec. 2, 2019
China said Monday it will suspend U.S. military ship and aircraft visits to Hong Kong and sanction several American pro-democracy and human rights groups in retaliation for the signing into …
Sat., Nov. 30, 2019
China has accused the UN high commissioner for human rights of emboldening “radical violence” in Hong Kong by suggesting the city’s leader conduct an investigation into reports of excessive use …
Fri., Nov. 29, 2019
Whatever their future, the determination of Hong Kong’s citizens to fight for rule of law should inspire Americans to defend their own rule of law against White House challenges.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 28, 2019
China has summoned the U.S. ambassador to strongly protest President Donald Trump’s signing of bills on human rights in Hong Kong
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
A weeklong police siege of a university in Hong Kong may be winding down, closing one of the more violent chapters in the city’s long-running anti-government protests.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
One year after Chinese scientist He Jiankui shocked the world by claiming he had helped make the first gene-edited babies, mystery surrounds his fate as well as theirs.
Mon., Nov. 25, 2019
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Monday she would “seriously reflect” on a stunning landslide victory by pro-democracy candidates in the city’s local election that was a clear rebuke of …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 24, 2019
HONG KONG – The pro-democracy opposition won a resounding victory in Hong Kong elections, according to media tallies, in a clear rebuke to city leader Carrie Lam and her handling …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 23, 2019
Voters are turning out in droves for a hotly contested election in Hong Kong that has become a referendum on support for anti-government protests.
Sat., Nov. 23, 2019
HONG KONG – Impeachment proceedings have overshadowed another riveting drama half a world away: ongoing pro-democracy protests in this iconic city.
Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
China’s ruling Communist Party’s newspaper published surveillance videos Thursday which it said prove the guilt and voluntary confession of a former British Consulate employee in Hong Kong who was detained …
Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
Hong Kong schools reopened Wednesday after a six-day shutdown, but students and commuters faced transit disruptions as the last anti-government protesters remained holed up on a university campus, surrounded by …
Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
A small band of anti-government protesters, their numbers diminished by surrenders and failed escape attempts, remained holed up at a Hong Kong university early Wednesday as they braced for the …
Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
Trudy Rubin: ‘We need help!’ Young protesters stand up for Hong Kong democracy against enormous odds
From the students at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 18, 2019
Police tightened their siege of a university campus where hundreds of protesters remained trapped overnight Tuesday in the latest dramatic episode in months of protests against growing Chinese control over …
Sun., Nov. 17, 2019
Police breached a Hong Kong university campus held by protesters after an all-night siege that included firing repeated barrages of tear gas and water cannons.
Sat., Nov. 16, 2019
Chinese troops come out of the barracks in Hong Kong – not to quell protests but to help clean up
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
Protesters holed up in a Hong Kong university have partially cleared a road they were blocking and demanded the government commit to holding local elections on Nov. 24
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019
University students from mainland China and Taiwan are fleeing Hong Kong, while those from three Scandinavian countries have been moved or urged to leave as college campuses become the latest …
Mon., Nov. 11, 2019
Following a day of violence in which one person was shot by police and another set on fire, Hong Kong’s leader pledged Monday to “spare no effort” to halt anti-government …
Tue., Nov. 5, 2019
Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she received the backing of Chinese President Xi Jinping in her handling of five months of anti-government protests in the Chinese territory and …
Sat., Nov. 2, 2019
Anti-government protesters have attacked the Hong Kong office of China’s official Xinhua News Agency for the first time after chaos broke out downtown, with police firing tear gas and demonstrators …
Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
Police and protesters engaged in a standoff in Hong Kong’s nightlife district on Thursday after pro-democracy demonstrators urged people to celebrate Halloween by wearing masks in defiance of a government …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 29, 2019
Activist Joshua Wong barred from election as Hong Kong on brink of recession
Mon., Oct. 28, 2019
China’s ruling Communist Party is holding a key meeting this week amid a drastically slowing economy, ongoing protests in Hong Kong and pushback abroad against Beijing’s global ambitions.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
A group of 30 fans at the Houston Rockets’ season opener against Milwaukee held signs and wore shirts in support of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Thursday night.
Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday withdrew an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests that have since morphed into a campaign for greater democratic change.
Sun., Oct. 20, 2019
Hong Kong protesters again flood streets on Sunday, ignoring a police ban on the rally and demanding the government meet their demands.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters donned cartoon character masks as they formed human chains across the semiautonomous Chinese city on Friday night, in defiance of a government ban on face coverings …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Chinese officials wanted Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to be fired for his tweet supporting anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, and the league emphatically …