Hong Kong
World  /  Published 07.08.19

Hong Kong ‘faces worst crisis since handover’

Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday, as more anti-government protest...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 03.08.19

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters

Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city’s Kowloon area, as the Chinese-controlled territory was again rocked by anti-government prot...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 28.07.19

Hong Kong protests clog roads

Hong Kong authorities stepped up security and fired tear gas around China’s main representative office on Sunday as several protests broke out, with anger among the crowds simmering over what many s...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

Opinion  /  Published 26.08.19

Adventure tourism over ecological concerns

Sir — The Union home ministry recently lifted mountaineering restrictions on 137 Himalayan peaks, including the Kanchenjunga. This has particularly miffed Sikkim, as 12 of the peaks are considered s...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 22.08.19

Alibaba postpones Hong Kong listing

Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, has postponed plans to list its shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, according to two people briefed on the matter, as protests continue to rock the Asian fin...
By Michael J. de la Merced and Alexandra Stevenson/New York Times News Service in London


World  /  Published 21.10.19

Hong Kong streets descended into chaotic scenes

By AP in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 27.05.20

Hong Kong police fire pepper pellets, arrest 300

Police in Hong Kong fired pepper pellets and made 300 arrests as thousands of people took to the streets on Wednesday to voice anger over national security legislation proposed by China, that has rais...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 25.05.20

Terrorism growing in HK: Police

Hong Kong’s security and police chiefs said “terrorism” was growing in the city, as government departments rallied on Monday behind Beijing's plans to introduce national security laws after thou...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 04.10.19

Carrie Lam bans masks at protests

As the Hong Kong government tries to quell increasingly violent protests, its embattled leader on Friday invoked emergency powers to ban face masks, deploying a rarely used law that could inflame tens...
By New York Times News Service in Hong Kong


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