June 25, 2021 1:09 pm
Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Secretary for Security John Lee would replace Matthew Cheung as the city’s chief secretary, while police chief Chris Tang would take over Lee’s role. Raymond Siu Chak-yee, Tang's deputy, will take over as head of the police force.
December 31, 2020 2:35 pm
Jimmy Lai is among a string of pro-democracy activists and supporters arrested by Hong Kong police in recent months as authorities step up their crackdown on dissent in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
December 02, 2020 4:43 pm
Their jailing comes as Beijing tightens control over the semi-autonomous city following months of anti-government protests last year, which occasionally saw violent clashes between protesters and police.
November 26, 2020 3:01 pm
Carrie Lam told a gathering of pro-Beijing lawmakers that pro-democracy protests and foreign interference were a danger to the former British colony's national security. Lam was hit by US sanctions in August.
November 25, 2020 7:07 pm
Beijing imposed the national security law on Hong Kong in June, aiming to crack down on dissent following months of anti-government protests in the city that at times descended into violence.
October 29, 2020 2:39 pm
Tony Chung, 19, who was denied bail, was arrested on Tuesday under the contentious legislation that punishes what Beijing broadly defines as secession, sedition, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces with up to life in jail.
October 10, 2020 12:51 pm
The government-run Macau Foundation, responsible for hosting the event annually, maintains that the event was called off due to “internal management problems”.
October 01, 2020 2:14 pm
Protesters wanted to march against Beijing’s imposition of a sweeping national security law on June 30 and demand the return of 12 Hong Kong people China arrested at sea in August on their way to self-ruled Taiwan.
July 23, 2020 7:13 am
Britain had made that decision despite opposition from Beijing and China would respond strongly if it was not reversed, the Chinese embassy said in a statement.
July 16, 2020 11:30 am
Xiaoming said some European politicians had made "irresponsible" comments on the law. "Stop interfering in Hong Kong's affairs," he said.
December 24, 2019 9:02 am
Protests swept the globe in 2019, with millions of people taking to the streets from Catalonia to Colombia, and Haiti to Hong Kong.
November 25, 2019 10:27 am
There has been a rare break in the violence in recent days as protesters, anxious to validate their cause through the ballot box, hit the pause button to ensure the polls won’t be postponed.
November 17, 2019 8:41 am
Chinese troops made a rare public appearance on the streets of Hong Kong on Saturday, joining an effort to clear streets of debris from the anti-government protests that are now in their sixth month. Here's a look at the People's Liberation Army role in the semiautonomous territory.
November 07, 2019 12:23 pm
Hong Kong protests: Today's attack on Ho marked a dark turn in the protests that began in early June, and demonstrators have accused police of being slow to respond or even colluding with the attackers.
October 10, 2019 7:16 am
The mask ban, which took effect Saturday under an emergency law, has led to more anger instead of deterring the anti-government demonstrations that have rocked the international financial hub for four months.
September 29, 2014 11:46 am
Police officers tried to negotiate with protesters camped out on a normally busy highway near the Hong Kong government headquarters.