Tag Archives: Hong Kong

  • 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 a proposed extradition law that will extend Beijing’s powers. ...

  • Huge Hong Kong protest against China extradition plan

    Tens of thousands of people hit Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest against a government plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, the crowds swollen by anger. ...

  • Xi Jinping launches mega bridge connecting Hong Kong to mainland

    China's President officially opened the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China Tuesday, at a time when Beijing is tightening its grip on its territories. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Hongkong and Tibet – China’s vulnerable spots

    Hong Kong and Tibet are two territories that are coming in the way of China's efforts to occupy a world leadership role. ...

  • Tight security in Hong Kong as Xi leads celebrations

    Tight security contained protesters in Hong Kong Friday night as China's President Xi Jinping led lavish celebrations to mark 20 years since the politically divided city was handed back. ...

  • Hong Kong anti-China activists celebrate vote victory

    A new generation of young Hong Kong politicians advocating a break from Beijing became lawmakers for the first time Monday, in a result likely to rattle China. ...

  • Young activists take on China as Hong Kong goes to polls

    Hong Kong goes to the polls on Sunday in the biggest vote since 2014 pro-democracy rallies, with young independence activists calling for a complete break from China running for office. ...

  • Thousands attend Hong Kong’s first pro-independence rally

    Candidates banned from standing for election in Hong Kong because they are advocating a split from mainland China led the city's first pro-independence rally Friday as tension over the upcoming vote escalates. ...

  • Chinese official expresses concern over missing Hong Kong bookseller

    The comments were the most detailed yet from a Chinese official on the case that has alarmed many in Hong Kong and sparked a string of protests. ...

  • Internet giant Alibaba to buy South China Morning Post

    Chinese internet giant Alibaba said Friday it would buy Hong Kong's South China Morning Post, pledging to maintain the newspaper's objectivity. ...