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Hong Kong protests send stocks lower, spark scramble for cash

Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protests against the territory's controversial extradition shut ...

Hong Kong protests send stocks lower, spark scramble for cash

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Hong Kong leads Asian stocks lower, oil near five-month lows Asian shares were led lower on Thursday as the Hong Kong market fell for second consecutive session following a day of massive street protests, while...
06:00, 06/13/2019

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 peopl...
23:42, 06/09/2019

Markets Right Now: Trade jitters send stocks sharply lower NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are falling sharply on Wall Street as the U.S. a...
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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 publi...
17:00, 06/13/2019

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 ...
20:00, 06/19/2019

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 dissen...
22:14, 06/12/2019

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 continu...
05:28, 06/17/2019

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 dissen...
13:56, 06/12/2019

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 allo...
11:56, 06/12/2019

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 confid...
02:28, 06/14/2019

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 havi...
16:42, 06/14/2019

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 t...
20:28, 06/18/2019

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. ...
14:14, 06/14/2019

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 ...
15:14, 06/09/2019

British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the continuing protests in Hong Kong, a former British colony, in a meeting at her office with China's v...
21:42, 06/17/2019

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 wide...
15:42, 06/15/2019

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 hund...
01:56, 06/13/2019

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the c...
22:56, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong authorities shut government offices due to protests Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extr...
05:14, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong braces for protests as government shuts offices Hong Kong braced for another day of anti-government protests on Thursday after scenes of violence and chaos shook the normally peaceful global trade ...
02:28, 06/13/2019

Why China Still Wins Even If Protests Oust Hong Kong’s Leader A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of peopl...
00:42, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leadership meets as protests loom HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against extradition bill (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s chief executive has met...
07:14, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong in limbo as extradition protests crisis deepens Hong Kong’s legislature has suspended meetings as leaders consider their next steps following violent clashes between police and protesters who oppos...
11:56, 06/13/2019

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 dem...
04:56, 06/18/2019

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Cracks have appeared in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law to allow extraditions to China, with local media reporting the city's governmen...
09:56, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong police arrest 11 during protests against extradition bill Hong Kong authorities arrested 11 people during protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, police ch...
12:14, 06/13/2019

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 t...
23:14, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Suspends Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests Hong Kong’s leader suspended an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial center, a back...
10:14, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong protests show first chink in armour of Xi Jinping The crisis will provide immediate ammunition for his elite enemies inside China’s Communist partyThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordina...
21:28, 06/17/2019

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 ag...
22:42, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent d...
08:56, 06/14/2019

Telegram hit by massive Chinese cyberattack during Hong Kong protests The app, which says it has 200 million users worldwide, has been widely used in Hong Kong to coordinate demonstrations against a controversial extrad...
17:42, 06/13/2019

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 controversia...
13:56, 06/18/2019

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fuelling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland Chin...
10:14, 06/12/2019

'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 dra...
14:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activist...
22:00, 06/13/2019

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 h...
15:28, 06/15/2019

Beijing’s reaction to Hong Kong protests has been muted so far. Will that continue? After suppressing information about the protests earlier this week, China’s state-controlled media started reporting some details on Thursday, though...
15:14, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong leader to press on with extradition bill despite protests Hong Kong's chief executive has promised to move forward with a controversial extradition bill that it is feared could be used by China to make criti...
07:00, 06/10/2019

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, ...
13:42, 06/17/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong to commemorate June 4 protests HONG KONG (AP) — More than 2,000 people are marching in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ...
18:00, 05/26/2019

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 Ko...
03:28, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong may pause controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong's leader is expected to make an announcement Saturday on the future of a controversial China extradition bill, in an apparent bid to quell ...
08:28, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong gears up for protests, strikes as extradition anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow peopl...
11:42, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong Rocked by Fresh Protests Over Its Proposed Extradition Bill Thousands of demonstrators poured into streets surrounding Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday morning, choking major thoroughfares with barricad...
05:00, 06/12/2019

US briefing: Kushner company, Hong Kong protests and US-Mexico deal Monday’s top story: Firm part-owned by president’s son-in-law received $90m from offshore investors. Plus, San Francisco’s fog is an Instagram hitSub...
13:14, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests an...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Trump To Raise Hong Kong Protests With Xi Jinping At G20: Mike Pompeo US President Donald Trump will discuss the mass protests in Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, Secretary o...
22:28, 06/16/2019

What’s happening in Hong Kong? Scenes from the biggest protests in half a decade. Clashes in Hong Kong turn violent as protesters challenge a new extradition bill that would effectively apply China’s justice system to the people of...
11:56, 06/13/2019

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong after mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not off...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Leader Faces Growing Pressure to Resign After Protests Pressure mounted on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam as protesters called for her to step down and members of her cabinet urged her to personally...
17:00, 06/17/2019

Traffic flowing in heart of Hong Kong as rain curbs protests Traffic has been restored in the heart of Hong Kong a day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow crimina...
08:14, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong pupils petition against extradition bill as protests build Thousands of Hong Kong secondary school students are expected to boost numbers at a large rally being planned for Sunday to block sweeping legal chan...
14:56, 06/04/2019

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests 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 agai...
00:42, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the street...
20:28, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing’s influence in the ...
08:42, 06/14/2019

China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests China doubled down on its support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday after days of protests in the Chinese-ruled city over a planned extraditi...
16:00, 06/17/2019

China state media blames Hong Kong protests on 'lawlessness' Protests in Hong Kong over planned new extradition laws with China are "hammering" the city's reputation, with outbreaks of "lawlessness" undermining...
05:14, 06/13/2019

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill ...
11:56, 06/14/2019

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protec...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests as China extradition bill moves forward Society organizations, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radica...
13:42, 06/11/2019

Thousands brave rain in fresh protests against Hong Kong extradition bill Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be...
19:56, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong 'riot' protests force delay of controversial extradition bill Riot-like demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday forced the government to postpone a vote on a controversial extradition bill, and drew tear gas and r...
18:42, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited t...
16:14, 06/15/2019

Violence rocks Hong Kong protests while China, U.S. clash over extradition bill The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.   ...
16:42, 06/12/2019

Joshua Wong, Leader of Hong Kong Protests in 2014, Is Freed From Prison The release of Mr. Wong, a then teenager who became the face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, comes as the city is once again gripped by protes...
10:42, 06/17/2019

Large-scale protests return to Hong Kong despite suspension of extradition bill Protesters crammed subway stations and turned roads into a sea of black, in another massive demonstration against a proposal to allow extraditions to...
11:14, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes to public after massive protests over extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the public on Sunday with "utmost sincerity and humility" after the second massive protest in a week over ...
15:28, 06/16/2019

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests – video report Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes...
19:42, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong's leader apologizes after extradition bill fuels massive protests The embattled leader of Hong Kong apologized over the handling of a controversial extradition bill after hundreds of thousands of people took to the ...
20:56, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Strikes and further protests were expe...
04:42, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong activist released from jail, immediately joins latest protests A well-known Hong Kong protest leader was released from jail Monday — immediately joining the latest mass demonstrations trying to oust embattl...
16:56, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong slams brakes on extradition bill amid massive protests The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.   ...
20:56, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’...
10:14, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Legislature Postpones Extradition Debate Again In the wake of clashes between protesters and riot police, officials said lawmakers would not meet on Thursday to discuss the bill that would allow e...
06:42, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the lates...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters storm key road as extradition protests mount Hundreds of demonstrators tried to occupy an important arterial road near the offices of the Hong Kong government on Wednesday as protests mounted ag...
07:28, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protests: government vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader Carrie Lam refuses to withdraw law, which critics fear could be abused by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she remains det...
13:14, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong delays debate on extradition bill amid intensifying protests Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wedn...
08:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong government reportedly set to suspend China extradition bill after mass protests The Hong Kong government is set to suspend a contentious proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China after mass protests and street clashes shoo...
07:28, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a ...
05:42, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that ma...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Trump may raise Hong Kong protests with Xi as city remains a thorn in Beijing's side Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after p...
10:42, 06/17/2019

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader as democracy activist vows to join protests Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass prot...
06:56, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive...
13:42, 06/10/2019

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters gather, government offices shut after violent protests A few thousand protesters in Hong Kong on Thursday readied for potentially more clashes with police over a planned extradition law with mainland Chin...
06:28, 06/13/2019

B.C. experts predict ‘mass migration’ of expats from Hong Kong over extradition bill protests Vancouver immigration lawyers say they're preparing for a spike in document requests, as protests against a proposed extradition law rock the country...
07:42, 06/14/2019

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
16:28, 06/17/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since 1989 Tiananmen Square protests More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed...
17:28, 05/26/2019

Fears Hong Kong protests could turn violent amid calls to 'escalate action' Protesters have given authorities until Thursday afternoon to answer demands to retract extradition billHong Kong is bracing for fresh rallies on Fri...
10:42, 06/19/2019

A 1974 Hymn Called ‘Sing Hallelujah to the Lord’ Has Become the Anthem of the Hong Kong Protests On a footbridge leading to the Hong Kong’s Legislative Council building, about three dozen people are intoning “Sing Hallelujah to the Lo...
05:14, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong protests: Government buildings closed after days of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong authorities have shut down some government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after another day of violence ...
11:28, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Police Fire Rubber Bullets As Protests Turn To Violent Chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill th...
14:56, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill th...
17:14, 06/12/2019

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08:42, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that ...
17:28, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice&#...
05:56, 06/10/2019

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hon...
16:14, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 18-Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill th...
16:14, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong extradition protests: demonstrators vow to keep fighting proposed bill after clashes outside government HQ leave at least 72 injured Hong Kong students and civil rights activists have vowed to continue protesting a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, following a da...
03:42, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong protests: Thousands gather to demand leader quits despite government turnaround on extradition bill Thousands of activists have gathered in Hong Kong for another day of protests despite a stunning turnaround by the government on a proposed extraditi...
09:42, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong government issues apology over handling of politically-charged legislation that sparked massive protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong government issues apology over handling of politically-charged legislation that sparked massive protests....
15:28, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a ...
06:00, 06/17/2019

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 Pr...
11:42, 05/08/2019

Hong Kong leader's apology is 'fake,' more protests are coming, foes say Leaders of a massive protest in Hong Kong rejected Chief Executive Carrie Lam's apology for a contentious extradition bill, demand her resignati...
18:42, 06/18/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges lower at open as energy and mining stocks weigh Canada's main stock index edged lower at open on Monday, led by losses in energy and mining stocks, as investors remained on the sidelines ahead of t...
17:00, 04/29/2019

U.S. stocks fall as trade concerns spark growth fears U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing just above key support levels, as worries that a lengthy U.S.-China trade war woul...
03:42, 05/30/2019

US STOCKS-Futures drop as trade tensions spark recession fears, flight to safety U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday, signaling Wall Street's main indexes would extend last month's losses at the open, as the multi-front trade ...
14:42, 06/03/2019

Energy Stocks and Bonds Follow Oil Lower The recent slide in oil prices has prompted investors to scale back on shares and bonds of energy companies when markets broadly remain strong—a dive...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Markets Right Now: US stocks veer lower at midday NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are veering lower in midday trading on Wall Stre...
19:42, 06/12/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as oil prices slip Canada's main stock index slipped at open on Wednesday, as energy stocks tumbled on falling oil prices, while investors awaited a Bank of Canada inte...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks open lower as chipmakers fall NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. A sell-off in shares of chipmakers is pushing U.S. stock...
16:56, 05/20/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as Fed signals lower rates NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks rose modestly on Wall Street after the Federal Reser...
22:42, 06/19/2019

U.S. Stocks Close Lower as Trade Tensions Simmer Major indexes fell, as the dimming likelihood of an imminent trade deal upended earlier gains and sent investors seeking less risky assets like U.S. ...
23:56, 05/28/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks open lower on Wall Street NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street as trade...
16:14, 05/10/2019

Global Stocks Follow Wall Street Lower Global stocks dropped after Wall Street indexes broke a weeklong winning streak amid lingering trade tensions and questions over the direction of Fed...
11:00, 06/12/2019

US STOCKS-Futures edge lower ahead of inflation data U.S. stocks were on course to open lower on Monday after hitting another closing high in the previous session, as investors awaited inflation data an...
14:42, 04/29/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges lower as material shares weigh Canada's main stock index edged lower on Wednesday, as shares of precious metal miners fell in the wake of a decline in gold prices ahead of the U.S....
17:14, 05/01/2019

Dow, stocks poised for a lower open after higher tariffs kicked in Stocks were poised for a lower open on Friday after higher tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods kicked in after midnight.    ...
16:00, 05/10/2019

Sam Adams beer buys Dogfish Head for $300m in cash and stocks Combined company will be led by Boston Beer chief executive and maintain a significant presence in DelawareThe hip craft beer company Dogfish Head is...
18:28, 05/10/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as U.S.-China trade tensions mount Canada's main stock index fell at the open on Thursday, as anxious investors awaited the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks amid signs that negotiatio...
16:28, 05/09/2019

Global stocks edge lower on data, oil rises on geopolitical fears Equity markets lost ground on Friday as weak Chinese data stoked investor anxieties over a global growth slowdown and mounting fears of a U.S.-Iran c...
22:00, 06/14/2019

Sri Lanka stocks extend falls to over 2-week low; rupee edges lower Sri Lankan shares fell for a third straight session on Tuesday and closed at their lowest in more than two weeks in dull trade, while the rupee ended...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Wall St. lower as tech stocks sell-off on Huawei fallout worries U.S. stocks fell on Monday, as Washington's crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies stoked fears about a hit to the broader technology sector and ra...
18:00, 05/20/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as U.S.-China trade concerns linger Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, as investors worried over the fate of a prolonged U.S.-China trade dispute, with U.S. President Donald Trum...
16:28, 05/10/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends lower on trade uncertainty; Dow down for 4th week Wall Street ended lower on Friday as continuing trade tensions pulled industrial and tech shares down, and the Dow capped a fourth straight week of l...
01:28, 05/18/2019

Asia stocks edge up cautiously as Fed jitters build, Europe seen lower Most Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday but gains were capped by investor caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision, while crude oil p...
09:14, 06/18/2019

Dow, stocks end lower on threat of tariffs on Mexican imports and recession fears The Dow closed lower Friday as stock investors were spooked by Trump's tariff hikes on Mexican goods and renewed recession fears.   &...
01:56, 06/01/2019

Sri Lanka stocks snap 2 days of falls; rupee edges lower Sri Lankan shares snapped two consecutive sessions of falls on Tuesday in high turnover, led by Hatton Plantations Plc, while the rupee closed slight...
15:00, 05/28/2019

Stocks edge lower, gold gains on slowdown, geopolitical fears Equity markets struggled and safe-haven assets like gold were in demand on Friday as weak Chinese data stoked investor anxieties over a global growth...
20:56, 06/14/2019

Markets Right Now: Jobs report, earnings send stocks higher NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street as inve...
15:56, 05/03/2019

Markets Right Now: Trade deal hopes send US stocks higher NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street as traders...
22:28, 06/18/2019

Wall Street opens lower as Broadcom warning hits tech stocks U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, weighed down by technology stocks, as the long-feared hit to global growth from President Donald Trump's trade wa...
16:14, 06/14/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Tech selloff sends Wall St lower, Nasdaq enters correction The three major U.S. stock indexes declined on Monday and Nasdaq confirmed it was in a correction, dragged down by Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon.com ...
23:42, 06/03/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Chinese shares drag stocks lower as Sino-U.S. rift deepens Chinese shares pulled emerging-market stocks lower on Monday after hopes for an end to a trade war between the United States and China were dashed. M...
12:28, 05/13/2019

Auto stocks lead European shares lower amid U.S.-China trade standoff European shares extended losses early on Monday from the biggest weekly slump this year as the U.S.-China standoff quelled hopes that the two largest...
12:28, 05/13/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai ends lower on property, banking as Gulf markets mixed Dubai's stock market closed down on Sunday, dragged lower by property and banking shares as Gulf markets ended the day mixed amid rising geopolitical...
22:28, 05/19/2019

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...
06:14, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader 'sorry' and 'should have done better' Hong Kong's leader has given her "sincere apology" following mass protests against a controversial extradition law proposal, but has not said she wil...
11:00, 06/18/2019

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, a...
12:42, 06/15/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. sanctions on Huawei send stocks reeling; yields fall European stocks fell, government bond yields slipped and the Japanese yen firmed on Thursday after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Hua...
11:28, 05/16/2019

European stocks close lower amid trade war, political worries; Stoxx 600 hits 2½-month low European shares ended Wednesday's session in negative territory amid worries over the U.S.-China trade war and a potential budget standoff betwe...
03:42, 05/30/2019

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 McD...
06:14, 05/30/2019

How Hong Kong has changed since handover Hong Kong is a city that never stops moving -- but midway through a 50-year political experiment as it transitions to Chinese rule, not everyone here...
18:14, 04/28/2019

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 countr...
09:42, 06/15/2019

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 l...
13:28, 06/12/2019

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 t...
16:14, 06/15/2019

Firebombs set off near 2 Hong Kong police stations HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong are investigating apparent firebomb attacks outside the police headquarters and a police station. Police sa...
15:28, 06/07/2019

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 legi...
16:42, 06/12/2019

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 leg...
19:42, 04/28/2019

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 ...
18:28, 06/11/2019

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 extradit...
11:42, 06/08/2019

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 suspect...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong's Next-Gen Protesters: 'We Can't Stay Out of the Way Anymore' The demonstrators who have jammed Hong Kong’s streets over the past week or more have been overwhelmingly young and impatient about shaping the futur...
23:14, 06/17/2019

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting: QuickTake 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 mas...
12:00, 06/11/2019

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 mas...
22:28, 06/11/2019

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 mas...
04:00, 06/13/2019

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 H...
14:14, 06/09/2019

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 ...
12:42, 05/28/2019

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 agai...
22:28, 06/12/2019

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&...
06:14, 06/11/2019

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 manufac...
02:42, 05/14/2019

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 h...
23:28, 06/16/2019

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 wil...
06:56, 05/11/2019

Timeline: A growing unease in Hong Kong about the future A series of steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have prompted a growing uneasiness among Hong Kong residents about their f...
17:14, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Police say 11 arrested during Hong Kong protest Hong Kong’s police commissioner says 11 protesters were arrested and 22 officers injured in demonstrations against a proposed extradition law that at...
12:42, 06/13/2019

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 th...
06:28, 05/11/2019

‘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 bullet...
15:42, 06/13/2019

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 o...
22:42, 06/16/2019

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 ...
14:28, 06/13/2019

Budweiser Brewer Plans $7 Billion Hong Kong IPO The Asian business of beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev filed an application to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange, moving closer toward a multibilli...
09:00, 05/10/2019

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...
15:28, 05/20/2019

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 t...
14:28, 06/13/2019

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 Chi...
14:14, 06/14/2019

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 ...
10:00, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong apologizes for handling of situation Hong Kong’s China-backed government has apologized over the handling of politically charged legislation that sparked massive street protests over the...
17:00, 06/16/2019

| 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 i...
18:42, 06/14/2019

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 th...
15:14, 06/10/2019

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 ...
12:42, 05/21/2019

China says it will support Hong Kong to pass extradition law China said on Monday it will continue to support the Hong Kong government to pass an extradition law, after more than one million people protested in...
11:14, 06/10/2019

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 extraditi...
19:42, 06/12/2019

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...
06:14, 05/17/2019

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 dur...
14:14, 06/18/2019

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...
20:14, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong activist angry over decision on law HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Prominent Hong Kong act...
14:28, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters Hong Kong police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to clear protesters demonstrating against China’s encroachment on the city’s legal autonomy, signa...
17:14, 06/12/2019

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, ...
08:56, 06/13/2019

| 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. WA...
09:00, 06/13/2019

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 prote...
14:14, 06/16/2019

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...
09:42, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong police use tougher tactics against protesters Hong Kong police have resorted to harsher-than-usual tactics to suppress protesters this week in the city’s most violent turmoil in decades. Po...
14:14, 06/13/2019

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal ...
15:28, 05/21/2019

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...
18:42, 04/29/2019

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 operati...
04:56, 06/18/2019

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 ...
17:42, 06/06/2019

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 escala...
09:14, 06/17/2019

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 w...
11:00, 06/17/2019

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 ...
13:56, 06/09/2019

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 peopl...
07:14, 06/18/2019

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 tri...
13:00, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong leader: Extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong’s leader has apologized for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated that it will not be revived during the c...
11:42, 06/18/2019

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 H...
19:14, 06/04/2019

Protesters March 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 semiau...
11:14, 06/09/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam apologizes but won’t resign HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has apologized for an extradition bill ...
11:14, 06/18/2019

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 h...
15:14, 06/19/2019

| 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 controversia...
13:28, 06/17/2019

'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 n...
04:42, 06/07/2019

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 in...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Stocks close sharply lower as an escalating trade war with China rattles markets; Nasdaq sinks 3.4%, worst drop of year NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks close sharply lower as an escalating trade war with China rattles markets; Nasdaq sinks 3.4%, worst drop of year....
22:42, 05/13/2019

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 suspe...
09:56, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong media say controversial extradition bill may be suspended Hong Kong media reported on Saturday the city's government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread ange...
09:56, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam held a press conference saying her government would 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest pro...
09:42, 06/15/2019

China says some forces seek to undermine stability of Hong Kong The Chinese government's top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, said on Wednesday that some forces are seeking to undermine stability in Hong Kong, ...
14:42, 06/19/2019

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that wo...
15:28, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Is Set to Delay Extradition Bill Indefinitely Postponing the bill, which would allow extradition to mainland China, would be a remarkable reversal for the city’s leader, who had vowed to press on...
07:42, 06/15/2019

Tesla updates software following Model S fire in Hong Kong Tesla said the over-the-air updates will revise the charge and thermal-management settings for the Model S and Model X. The company said it is acting...
12:28, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong’s richest man to pay tuition for undergrads at Chinese university Hong Kong’s richest man, 90-year-old Li Ka-shing, has pledged to pay the full tuition for all undergraduates at a Chinese university — just a month a...
19:42, 06/19/2019

Drone video shows massive protest in Hong Kong Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters on Wednesday, delaying a legislative session on a proposed extradit...
19:42, 06/12/2019

US Student Wrote, "I'm From Hong Kong." Intense Chinese Anger Followed Sitting on a bus in Boston, thousands of miles from her home in Hong Kong, college student Frances Hui crossed paths with an inquisitive fellow passe...
06:56, 05/26/2019

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow peopl...
19:14, 06/10/2019

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar commen...
05:42, 06/15/2019

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would re...
00:28, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Adjust Tactics With Lessons From 2014 The Hong Kong demonstrations of the past week have been haunted by the ghosts of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, with protesters drawing lessons about ho...
22:56, 06/13/2019

UK PM May says Hong Kong extradition must be in line with Sino-British declaration British Prime Minister Theresa May said extradition rules in Hong Kong had to respect the rights and freedoms set out in the 1984 Sino-British Joint...
17:14, 06/12/2019

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people t...
14:56, 06/09/2019

The long road: Hong Kong's democratic struggles since 1997 On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will b...
14:56, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Remembers Tiananmen Square Victims 30 Years On More than 180,000 people attended a Hong Kong vigil remembering victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre 30 years ago, organizers said, equaling the ...
21:00, 06/04/2019

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 headquar...
13:42, 06/17/2019

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...
17:56, 06/15/2019

As Protesters Fill Hong Kong’s Streets, Businesses Are Alarmed, Too A wave of concern has spread through a community of foreign consultants, investors and executives who have made the territory their home and regional...
13:56, 06/12/2019

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. ...
21:00, 06/15/2019

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people...
18:28, 04/28/2019

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 m...
22:28, 06/15/2019

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters. &#...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest law to allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and businessmen off Hong Kong’s st...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Alibaba plans $20 billion Hong Kong listing: sources Alibaba Group is considering raising as much as $20 billion through a second listing and has picked Hong Kong as the venue, three sources told Reuter...
04:56, 05/28/2019

Hong Kong extradition law seen raising risks for U.S. interests: commission A proposed new extradition law in Hong Kong could extend China's "coercive reach" into the financial hub and create serious risks for U.S. national s...
13:14, 05/08/2019

How this Hong Kong CEO from a billionaire family is reinventing hotels for millennials "When I look at Rosewood, I see myself as a target customer. So, that makes it quite easy to kind of craft the experiences, because I would be lookin...
09:14, 05/31/2019

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill A prominent Hong Kong student activist says many residents were angered by a decision by the territory’s leader to move ahead with a controversial ex...
13:56, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes, suspends extradition bill Moving to restore calm, apparently with Beijing’s backing, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she was putting on hold an extradition ...
14:14, 06/15/2019

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
16:42, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong officials call on protesters to leave HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Hong Kong officials are calling on protes...
10:00, 06/12/2019

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 Chi...
15:28, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong lawmaker gets suspended sentence over 'Occupy' charges Legislator Tanya Chan was handed a suspended sentence on Monday after she was found guilty of inciting public nuisance during the 2014 pro-democracy ...
09:14, 06/10/2019

The long road: Hong Kong autonomy has been tested since 1997 On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will b...
09:14, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong’s leader shelves extradition bill but won’t resign Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would shelve a controversial extradition bill that sparked days of protests by millions of pe...
16:00, 06/18/2019

A Digital Cat-and-Mouse Battle Between Police and Protesters in Hong Kong An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophisticatio...
15:56, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers meet with no-confidence vote set to fail HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong lawmakers are meeting for the first time in a week, after massive protests over an extradition bill that eventually was su...
07:42, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong Activist Granted Asylum by Germany: 'I Had No Choice' Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, a sign of waning international confidence in the city’s political freedoms and ...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong extradition law: protesters rally outside government offices Citywide shutdown expected on Wednesday as hundreds of businesses call for a boycottHundreds of demonstrators have rallied outside government offices...
00:42, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Activists reject Hong Kong leader’s apology Activists and pro-democracy lawmakers have rejected an apology from Hong Kong’s leader despite her pledge not to override public opinion by reviving ...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Lawmakers Cancel Extradition-Law Debate for the Week The city’s legislature scrapped plans to debate a contentious extradition law through Friday, as opponents called for another mass demonstration to k...
18:14, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over treaty with mainland China Lawmakers in Hong Kong pushed and shoved each other, requiring at least one to be carried off in a gurney, inside the island territory’s parlia...
21:14, 05/11/2019

Valuations in China and Hong Kong look 'fairly decent': Investor Binay Chandgothia of Principal Global Investors says he would start looking to add exposure to stocks in Hong Kong and China as they sell off more. H...
13:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Legislature Fast-Tracks Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s legislature will fast-track its consideration of a widely unpopular proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to China, as op...
18:56, 06/11/2019

Tesla car catches fire in Hong Kong parking lot: media A Tesla Inc electric car caught fire in a parking lot in a Hong Kong shopping mall, the Apple Daily newspaper said on Tuesday, but no one was injured...
10:28, 05/14/2019

Hong Kong court: Denying same-sex spousal benefits unlawful HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples in a ruling haile...
12:28, 06/06/2019

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China continued. International conce...
10:28, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany, one says Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing charges at home, one of them said on Wednesday, in what is apparently the first ...
17:42, 05/22/2019

Alibaba files to list in Hong Kong as soon as third quarter: source Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that will take place as soon as the third quarter...
10:42, 06/13/2019

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 specif...
01:42, 06/19/2019

30 Years After Tiananmen, the Future for Protest in Hong Kong Is Hazy As demonstrators in Hong Kong prepare to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, one question on people’s minds is: For how much...
16:14, 06/02/2019

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 rig...
21:14, 05/22/2019

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 extraditio...
23:14, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers raise complaints over police brutality Hong Kong lawmakers grill security secretary over allegations of police brutality during protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspen...
09:14, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology Young Hong Kong residents protesting a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China for trial are seeking to safeguard thei...
18:42, 06/13/2019

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislat...
05:56, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong reports African swine fever case Hong Kong government confirmed an African swine fever case on Friday night, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland ...
19:28, 05/10/2019

'Hong Kong' searches surge behind China's Great Firewall Chinese censors are working hard to erase or block news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms amid a surge in interest from ...
05:42, 06/14/2019

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....
11:42, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong's digital battle: tech that helped protesters now used against them Wary of being tracked and targeted like activists inside China, protesters are keeping a low profile onlineIn early June, Ivan Ip, 22, joined a publi...
08:14, 06/14/2019

U.S. senators propose law for annual certification of Hong Kong autonomy U.S. lawmakers on Thursday responded to the crisis in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law with China by introducing legislation that would req...
11:28, 06/14/2019

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence ove...
22:28, 06/12/2019

Timeline: Unease grows in Hong Kong about eroding freedoms Steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have raised unease among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst ...
08:00, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong session delayed as protest gathers The start of a Hong Kong legislative session on a contentious extradition bill has been delayed as protesters massed outside to block entry to the ch...
05:42, 06/12/2019

China says Hong Kong matters purely an internal affair China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Hong Kong matters are purely a Chinese internal affair and China demands the United States stops interf...
11:42, 06/11/2019

Sieren's China: Hong Kong is losing room to maneuver There is no doubt that Hong Kong belongs to China. But DW's Frank Sieren does not believe fugitives on the island should be extradited to the mainlan...
00:14, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam to speak at news conference 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...
11:56, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong legislators fight physically over extradition bill A fight broke out in the Hong Kong legislature Saturday as some lawmakers literally fought over a proposal allow criminal suspects there to be extrad...
16:28, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over controversial extradition bill A fight broke out between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers in Hong Kong's Legislative Council. The proposed law would permit extraditions to C...
14:14, 05/11/2019

Crowds Return to Hong Kong Streets to Protest Extradition Law Tens of thousands marched through Hong Kong in one of the strongest protest turnouts in recent years, a resurgence of activism as opposition grows ov...
21:56, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong raises $1 billion in oversubscribed first green bond Hong Kong raised $1 billion from the sale of its first green bond on Wednesday, as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center fo...
08:14, 05/22/2019

100s of protesters surround Hong Kong HQ before bill debate HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters have surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong as the territory’s legislature prepare to open dis...
04:14, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong is in danger. China’s promise of democracy was a lie | Anonymous The extradition bill would bulldoze our legal system and hurt our economy. As a former lawyer, I’m protesting to save themThe ninth of June 2019 was ...
22:42, 06/13/2019

Police, protesters face off ahead of Hong Kong law debate Government officials in Hong Kong are bracing for a showdown as protesters and police face off into the early morning hours ahead of Wednesday’s deba...
22:14, 06/11/2019

U.S. warns extradition law changes may jeopardize Hong Kong's special status The United States said on Monday it was gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to m...
01:42, 06/11/2019

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 g...
10:00, 06/17/2019

Exclusive: 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 special administrative region's government pushes for sweepin...
09:14, 05/29/2019

Weaving through the streets of Hong Kong with Sleeping Dogs’ designer I’m running after a bandit through North End’s night market, crashing over colorful stalls and sending skewers of meat flying as onlook...
18:42, 05/06/2019

Hong Kong introduces concessions to extradition bill, but critics say not enough Hong Kong will make concessions to a controversial extradition bill, Security Secretary John Lee said on Thursday, but opposition lawmakers called fo...
16:00, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong activists prepare for Tiananmen candlelight vigil Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are preparing for a candlelight vigil commemorating the Tiananmen protests and remembering the victims of the cr...
11:00, 06/04/2019

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 unp...
05:14, 06/17/2019

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 Chin...
16:28, 06/18/2019

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...
08:28, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader signals extradition bill will go forward Hong Kong’s leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a massive protest against th...
06:28, 06/10/2019

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’...
05:14, 06/17/2019

Tiananmen Square massacre marked with Hong Kong vigil More than 100,000 gather for anniversary but many fear for future of commemorationMore than 100,000 people have gathered in Hong Kong for a candlelig...
19:00, 06/04/2019

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...
18:42, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong set for street march, mourns death of protester 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 st...
05:00, 06/16/2019

China reiterates support for Hong Kong government on extradition law China's central government firmly supports the Hong Kong government in passing an extradition law allowing people to be sent to mainland China for tr...
10:14, 06/12/2019

Organizers: More than 1 million protest in Hong Kong against extradition plan Organizers estimated more than a million people turned out for a protest Sunday in Hong Kong against a government proposal that could allow extraditi...
00:00, 06/10/2019

Massive extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through Hong Kong to voice their opposition to government-sponsored legislation that would allow people ...
17:00, 06/09/2019

UK, Canada express concern over proposed Hong Kong extradition changes Britain and Canada said on Thursday it was vital that extradition arrangements in Hong Kong fully respect the region's high degree of autonomy from C...
14:56, 05/30/2019

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 on...
15:14, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Protesters refuse to leave Hong Kong streets HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Protesters in Hong Kong have refused po...
03:00, 06/17/2019

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down Hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters in Hong Kong demanded on Sunday that the city's leader step down over her handling of a bill that woul...
15:28, 06/16/2019

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ex...
03:28, 06/10/2019

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 forw...
23:56, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Craves Autonomy as China Demands Loyalty 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...
03:28, 06/10/2019

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 st...
03:00, 06/17/2019

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that wo...
05:00, 06/09/2019

Huge crowds march in Hong Kong, piling pressure on leader Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, jammed the city's streets Sunday in a march protesting the government's handling of a prop...
10:56, 06/16/2019

Chinese cyberattack hits encrypted messaging app used by Hong Kong protestors BEIJING — An encrypted messaging app said Thursday that it was hit by a powerful cyberattack from China as a major protest unfolded in Hong Kong. The...
20:56, 06/13/2019

US briefing: Trump's 'secret' Mexico plan, Hong Kong and ExxonMobil Wednesday’s top story: President’s agreement already largely revealed by Mexican officials. And Team USA’s perfect World Cup openerSubscribe now to r...
13:56, 06/12/2019

| Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds cam...
12:42, 06/11/2019

City of dissent: How Hong Kong has a long and proud tradition of protesting From the Leftist riots of the 1960s to an uprising that fought a "brainwashing" National Education system, Hongkongers have always protested. But has...
08:28, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong singer Anthony Wong scores hit with Tiananmen song HONG KONG (AP) — Thirty years after it was crushed by China’s army, the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement is being commemorated in art, l...
12:28, 06/02/2019

Hong Kong delays bill debate as protest crowds amass at HQ Hong Kong delayed a legislative session to debate extradition bill as protesters amassed to block entry to the building out of concern the measure si...
08:56, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong culls 6,000 pigs after African swine fever found Incurable virus detected in a pig imported from Guangdong province in mainland ChinaHong Kong will cull 6,000 pigs after its first ever case of Afric...
10:28, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill Pressure on Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition bill that has d...
05:42, 06/15/2019

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from Hong Kong prison Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison and has vowed to join ongoing protests demanding that the head of the isla...
09:28, 06/17/2019

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition l...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament early on Monday after what had been a peaceful million-strong protest against an extradition bill desce...
22:42, 06/09/2019

ESR plans to raise up to $1.24 bln in Hong Kong's biggest IPO this year -term sheet Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman Ltd has opened the books on an initial public offering (IPO) that could raise up to $1.24 billion, in what...
05:42, 06/05/2019

Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that could see individuals sent back to...
09:56, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite...
19:00, 06/09/2019

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
21:28, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support s...
10:56, 06/16/2019

Tens of thousands paralyze Hong Kong's financial hub over extradition bill Tens of thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong surrounded the city's legislature on Wednesday, forcing it to postpone a second round of debate on an...
07:28, 06/12/2019

AB InBev's Asia business files for Hong Kong IPO of at least $5 billion: sources The Asia business of Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, filed on Friday a draft prospectus for an initial public offering (IPO), which...
08:14, 05/10/2019

AB InBev files for Hong Kong IPO of Asia business to raise $5 billion The world's biggest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, filed plans on Friday to spin off its Asian business via a Hong Kong initial public offering, in a...
10:42, 05/10/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes as protesters press demands for her to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handli...
17:28, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong’s Freedom Protesters Mourn Their Martyr at an Emotional Vigil A man being hailed as a martyr of the Hong Kong freedom movement was mourned at an impassioned memorial Sunday, with protesters accusing the cityR...
15:14, 06/16/2019

Police use batons and pepper spray on Hong Kong protesters – video Police have clashed with protesters on the streets of Hong Kong after after hundreds of thousands of people marched through the city in protest again...
02:28, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong reports second swine fever case, to cull 4,700 pigs Hong Kong has confirmed its second case of African swine fever, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China, with ...
07:14, 06/01/2019

Hong Kong Leader Apologizes Amid Mounting Pressure to Resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a public apology Tuesday amid a spiraling political crisis, stopping far short of demands from demonstrators that ...
11:42, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong’s leader says she won’t revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done “well.” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says she won’t revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done “well.”...
11:14, 06/18/2019

Protesters flood the streets in Hong Kong in march against proposed extradition law The massive protest came three days before Hong Kong’s government plans to bring the bill to the full legislature, bypassing the committee process, i...
16:42, 06/09/2019

Chinese paper says 'foreign forces' trying to create havoc in Hong Kong "Foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the former Briti...
02:28, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong Leader Makes Televised Apology in Bid to Defuse Crisis Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam made her first public apology after a record number of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday, but stopped ...
11:28, 06/18/2019

Germany economy minister raises Hong Kong during China visit German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Wednesday that during talks in Beijing he raised the issue of Hong Kong, which has been racked by prot...
12:14, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protest HONG KONG — A highly controversial legislative measure in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China has pushed ...
23:42, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protes Hong Kong's leader signaled Monday that her government will push ahead with amendments to extradition laws despite a massive protest against the...
18:42, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong businesses vow to strike as anger over extradition bill grows Protest groups to stage fresh rally and #612strike movement spreads before MPs scrutinise legislation on WednesdayScores of Hong Kong businesses have...
11:56, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from prison A prominent pro-democracy activist has been released from prison. Joshua Wong's release comes a day after a record-breaking protest in the former Bri...
10:14, 06/17/2019

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kon...
04:14, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong police mobilize amid protest calls The Latest on a highly contentious extradition bill in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Local media reports in Hong Kong say police are mobiliz...
13:28, 06/11/2019

Carrie Lam: A ‘Good Fighter’ in the Crisis Over the Hong Kong Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s chief executive is known for being a workaholic and for practically never backing down in a fight. Faced with protests over the proposed ...
19:14, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong protesters scuffle with police, government offices shut Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people kept up a protest against a planned extradition la...
01:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere and humble’ apology to her people Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a “humble” apology Sunday for her handling of an extradition law that sparked the biggest pr...
18:00, 06/16/2019

Tensions simmer between Hong Kong riot police, protesters after day of violence Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced early on Thursday for possible further clashes across the city's financial district after a day of violen...
20:28, 06/12/2019

Watch as hundreds of thousands of protesters fill Hong Kong streets A time-lapse video from June 9 shows hundreds of thousands of protesters streaming into Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay area to protest the government’s pro...
22:42, 06/10/2019

Adviser to Hong Kong leader calls for extradition bill delay Pro-Beijing politician also urges pause and diplomat distances China from lawThe pressure of Hong Kong public opinion against a proposed extradition ...
16:42, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong sent back to jail One of the young leaders of Hong Kong's 2014 "Umbrella" street protest movement was sent back to jail on Thursday after losing an appeal against a co...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong Official Predicts Delay on Unpopular Extradition Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s chief executive said it would be impossible to rush through the bill after unrest in the wake of clashes between the pol...
10:56, 06/14/2019

| Chinese media blames Hong Kong demo on collusion with West Chinese media on has blamed foreign interference over the huge protest that brought central Hong Kong to a standstill, accusing opponents of the city...
08:42, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the dold...
08:14, 06/10/2019

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban o...
19:56, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong extradition law could instill climate of fear, says Taiwan official Chinese-ruled Hong Kong's push for an extradition law with Beijing could further undermine the city's freedoms and rule of law and a instill a climat...
15:42, 05/03/2019

Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people persevered with a protest against an extradition l...
12:14, 06/13/2019

How Hong Kong's Protesters Find Ways to Outwit the Surveillance State Hong Kong's protesters wore face masks to obscure themselves from CCTVs and in fear of facial recognition software, and bought fresh pay-as-you-go SI...
08:28, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the dold...
11:42, 06/10/2019

Hundreds of thousands are protesting an extradition bill in Hong Kong. Here's why. Crowds of protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demonstrate against a proposed extradition bill.       &...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Tesla Model S Catches Fire In Hong Kong Parking Lot: Report A Tesla Inc electric car caught fire in a parking lot in a Hong Kong shopping mall, the Apple Daily newspaper said on Tuesday, but no one was injured...
09:14, 05/14/2019

Hundreds protest outside Hong Kong government headquarters before debate on extradition law Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controv...
04:28, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong police force back protesters trying to storm parliament A peaceful mass protest in Hong Kong over an extradition bill descended into violence in the early hours of Monday as several hundred protesters clas...
22:42, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear con...
13:14, 06/10/2019

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public ...
15:28, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi...
19:42, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong Protester Dies After Unfurling Anti-Extradition Banner A man has died after unfurling a banner protesting Hong Kong’s extradition bill on the side of a shopping mall, local media reports. The man, d...
21:42, 06/15/2019

Brusque to bruised: Hong Kong's Lam caves to pressure on extradition bill With an escalating U.S. trade war, a faltering economy and tensions in the South China Sea vexing her bosses in Beijing, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ...
21:14, 06/15/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong government will not withdraw extradition bill: leader Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has said she had no plans to withdraw a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after ...
08:42, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protest: police fire teargas at demonstrators – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaWha...
13:56, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong braces for second mass rally as protesters keep pressure on Carrie Lam Chief executive’s suspension of work on extraditions bill rejected by protest leaders as not enoughHong Kong is bracing for another mass rally on Sun...
03:14, 06/16/2019

International Pressure Is Growing on Hong Kong Over the Controversial Extradition Bill International pressure on Hong Kong is mounting after police Wednesday deployed tear gas and rubber bullets against protesters opposing a controversi...
10:14, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong police clear streets as protesters move to park The activists have rejected an apology from Chief Executive Carrie Lam for her handling of the legislation, which has stoked fears of expanding contr...
12:14, 06/17/2019

What's next for Hong Kong? Controversial extradition bill suspended, not scrapped After almost a week of massive street protests, Hong Kong's chief executive said Saturday that she has suspended a controversial extradition bil...
19:42, 06/15/2019

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s govern...
19:28, 06/15/2019

Britain praises Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt welcomed a decision by the Hong Kong government to suspend a proposed law that would allow people to be extrad...
18:28, 06/15/2019

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic ret...
18:28, 06/15/2019

Indian Artist To Present Largest Solo Show In Hong Kong The largest-ever solo Hong Kong exhibition of Indian artist NS Harsha, known for his multi-faceted artistic practice, would show how textile is a bla...
14:14, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstr...
05:28, 06/16/2019

Offer My Most Sincere Apology: Hong Kong Leader After Political Unrest Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised Tuesday for the political unrest that has shaken Hong Kong, but the pro-Beijing chief executive refused to cav...
14:28, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill but refuses to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the mo...
14:00, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong sets June 20 vote on contentious bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy over Hong Kong’s extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The head of Hong Kong’s leg...
14:14, 06/11/2019

Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protest Bill On Chinese Extraditions Corporate lawyers and university students, housewives and religious leaders, migrant workers and artists - a seeming cross-section of society - rose ...
03:56, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: City Braces for More Demonstrations A march was planned against an unpopular extradition bill, one day after the government agreed to postpone a vote and less than a week after protests...
08:56, 06/16/2019

'We have the voice:' Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters shouting slogans and carrying signs marched through Hong Kong in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a proposal that could see fugi...
13:42, 06/09/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader says Taiwan stance aids delay Hong Kong’s leader has said Taiwan’s insistence that it would not hand over a suspect in the slaying of a Hong Kong woman on the island helped her de...
12:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extrad...
17:14, 06/12/2019

'They don’t want to be subjugated': US backs Hong Kong protesters gathering in historic numbers Top U.S. officials and bipartisan lawmakers are backing the protesters gathering in massive numbers in Hong Kong to stop legislation to allow extradi...
16:42, 06/13/2019

Specter of extradition law spreads as Hong Kong bookseller flees to Taiwan A Hong Kong bookseller who was detained by China is seeking refuge in Taiwan, saying his home city will no longer be safe when new laws are enacted a...
20:00, 04/29/2019

| WATCH: Violence breaks out as police try to clear Hong Kong protesters Police fight with protesters in Hong Kong, using batons and pepper spray as they try to clear demonstrators from the city's parliament after a massiv...
23:42, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters begin rally demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and completely withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only su...
09:14, 06/16/2019

Embattled Hong Kong leader Lam suspends China extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after widesp...
09:56, 06/15/2019

After bill fiasco, Hong Kong chief fights for political life Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has found herself in a precarious position after she was forced to back down from an unpopular extradition bill seen as e...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Filipino maids' dragon boat team makes splash in Hong Kong Filipino women are paddling for gold in this year’s dragon boat races in Hong Kong, with one thing separating them from the competition - they are al...
09:56, 06/03/2019

Tesla is Updating Battery Software After Model S Catches Fire in Hong Kong A Tesla Model S caught fire in a Hong Kong parking lot on Sunday, less than a month after video of a Model S bursting into flames in Shanghai, China ...
03:14, 05/16/2019

Thousands rally as Hong Kong readies for mass strikes over extradition bill Hong Kong braced for mass strikes on Wednesday after thousands braved thunderstorms overnight to stage a wave of fresh protests against a proposed ex...
02:28, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray at protesters amid scuffles Hong Kong police fired pepper spray at protesters near government buildings on Wednesday as tensions ramped up over an extradition bill that would al...
10:14, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Activist Walks Free, Calls On Pro-Beijing Leader To Resign Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong called on the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as ...
06:14, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong leader says she's committed to finishing her term and rejects calls for her to quit Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday she's committed to completing her term despite massive protests demanding that she resi...
14:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray at anti-extradition protesters Hong Kong police have fired pepper spray at protesters angry about an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial...
10:42, 06/12/2019

RPT-Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong on Friday as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy, with banks re-opening branches closed dur...
08:28, 06/14/2019

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at the worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Commu...
16:28, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples,...
12:00, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the buildi...
11:14, 06/12/2019

Thousands protest in Hong Kong's largest demonstration in 5 years, political group says Protesters in Hong Kong have staged their biggest demonstration since the 2014 Occupy protests, against a proposed law they say will make it easier f...
09:28, 04/29/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers clash over what democrats call 'evil' extradition bill Hong Kong legislators clashed on Tuesday over a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, after ugly brawls in ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

'Foreign forces' seeking to create havoc in Hong Kong, Chinese paper says Certain "foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the form...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam’s puzzling apology: Did Beijing blink? And, if so, why? On Sunday, another massive protest in Hong Kong rallied against chief executive Carrie Lam, demanding her to withdraw a controversial extradition bil...
19:56, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong government apologizes for extradition bill, but defiant crowds pressing on As thousands of Hong Kong residents jammed the city’s streets Sunday, the government apologized for the handling of an extradition bill.  ...
19:56, 06/16/2019

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader with democracy activist set to leave jail Hong Kong's political crisis enters its second week on Monday as uncertainty grows over the fate of government leader Carrie Lam and the extradition ...
05:42, 06/17/2019

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Commu...
13:28, 06/13/2019

EU lodges formal diplomatic note against contentious Hong Kong extradition bill The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong issued a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest note to Hong Kong's leader on Friday over a propos...
10:42, 05/24/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong is released from prison Joshua Wong, the student leader who became the face of Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" democracy protests in 2014, is released from prison. WATCH NOW...
09:14, 06/17/2019

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in H...
14:42, 06/13/2019

Alibaba reportedly files for a Hong Kong listing that may raise $20 billion as soon as the third quarter Alibaba has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the third quarter of this year, a person with...
03:56, 06/14/2019

Massive crowds storm Hong Kong’s streets to protest extradition bill A crowd estimated to be larger than 1 million took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow ​C...
02:00, 06/10/2019

China state media criticize foreign 'hypocrisy' over Hong Kong after climbdown Foreign "meddling" in the affairs of Hong Kong is hypocritical and "ill-intentioned", and Beijing will continue to back embattled chief executive Car...
05:42, 06/17/2019

Protesters seek Hong Kong leader's ouster despite apology on extradition plan Protesters turned out in immeasurable numbers Sunday in Hong Kong seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the ...
17:28, 06/16/2019

Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China's President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leade...
17:28, 06/16/2019

Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy on Friday, with banks re-opening branches closed dur...
05:42, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong falls silent as authorities delay extradition bill debate Streets reopen after 70 injured in Wednesday’s rallies that were condemned by government leader Carrie Lam as ‘blatant riot’ Hong Kong fell silent on...
07:14, 06/13/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against proposed law allowing extraditions to mainland China Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the local government scrap a plan that would allow extraditions to mainl...
09:14, 04/29/2019

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the...
11:14, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill: Thousands march in large-scale protest Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Hong Kong as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the ...
13:28, 06/16/2019

Huge Hong Kong protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition l...
11:42, 06/08/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong's embattled leader 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 h...
14:28, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-ESR plans to raise up to $1.24 bln in Hong Kong's biggest IPO this year -term sheet Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman Ltd has opened the books on an initial public offering (IPO) that could raise up to $1.24 billion, in what...
05:42, 06/05/2019

Thousands Dressed In Black Rally To Demand Hong Kong Leader Steps Down Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader steps down, a day after...
11:56, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow...
13:42, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Leader Suspends Extradtion Bill; Activists Say Sunday Protest Still On Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at a press conference in Hong Kong Saturday, June 15, 2019. Lam said she will suspend a proposed ...
13:28, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen Square vigil on 30th anniversary A vigil commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown has attracted thousands of activists and residents. Organizers say the a...
20:28, 06/04/2019

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would indefinitely delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferr...
11:00, 06/15/2019

Thousands gather in Hong Kong for China's lone Tiananmen Square memorial Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong on Tuesday for the lone memorial in China commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Squar...
07:42, 06/05/2019

Tesla rolls out Model S and X battery software update after Hong Kong fire Tesla has responded to reports about a Model S bursting in flames in Hong Kong by rolling out a software update to beef up its vehicles' battery...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Tencent, Alibaba, Xiaomi units win Hong Kong online banking license Hong Kong's banking regulator has issued four more online-only banking licenses to units of Alibaba, PingAn and smartphone maker Xiaomi, as well as t...
13:28, 05/09/2019

Joshua Wong released from prison day after hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong A day after organizers said 2 million Hong Kongers took to the streets to march against an extradition bill with China, one of the city's pro-democra...
10:42, 06/17/2019