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Asian stocks rise on stimulus hopes

Expectations for additional support from the European Central Bank and the German government boosted European stocks

03 Jun 2020 9:03 AM

US firms in Hong Kong awake to 'sad day' as Trump vows to curb economic ties

Trump said Beijing had broken its word over Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy by proposing new national security legislation

30 May 2020 8:32 AM

Asia stocks rise as countries ease lockdown restriction, Hong Kong extends losses

Hong Kong sank again after the city was rocked by protests at the weekend over a controversial proposed security law

25 May 2020 10:21 AM

On quarantine, wearing a government-mandated location tracker, how does it feel?

An Associated Press reporter in Hong Kong describes her experience.

20 May 2020 8:37 PM

Hong Kong democracy rallies to make a comeback as pandemic eases

Pro-democracy unions and social media posts have called for people to gather and shout slogans in their neighbourhoods on Friday afternoon

01 May 2020 12:33 PM

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Hong Kong stocks finish with more losses

The Hang Seng Index slipped 2.61 percent, or 582.69 points, to 21,709.13

19 Mar 2020 2:14 PM

'Will fight for freedom until I die': Hong Kong protests cross half-year mark with rally

In a statement on Saturday, govt appealed for calm and said it has 'learned its lesson and will humbly listen to and accept criticism.'

08 Dec 2019 1:07 PM

18 Indians on Hong Kong vessel kidnapped by pirates off Nigerian coast

The Hong Kong-flagged 'VLCC, NAVE CONSTELLATION' was attacked by pirates during the evening hours of Dec 3 while transiting through Nigeria.

05 Dec 2019 2:52 PM

Hong Kong set to record first budget deficit in 15 years

The city has been battered by 6 months of protests triggered by rising public anger over China's rule and police's response to protests.

03 Dec 2019 3:11 PM

China bars US military ships, aircraft from Hong Kong for 'encouraging' violent acts

A US defence official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said China's move would not have an impact on US military operations.

03 Dec 2019 10:39 AM

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'This is not over': Hong Kong protesters return to the streets

Hong Kong's protests began in opposition to a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China.

01 Dec 2019 2:17 PM

'Clearly interfering': Furious China warns US of retaliation on backing Hong Kong protesters

More than 5,800 people have been arrested since June, the numbers increasing exponentially in October and November, as violence escalated.

28 Nov 2019 1:49 PM

Hong Kong part of China ‘no matter what happens’ in elections, says its FM Wang Yi

'Hong Kong is a part of China and a special administrative region of China,' Wang said.

25 Nov 2019 1:56 PM

Hong Kong would have been obliterated in 14 minutes if not for me, brags Trump

'I'll tell you we have to stand with Hong Kong but I'm also standing with President Xi. He is an incredible guy,' Trump said.

23 Nov 2019 8:29 AM

Hong Kong Protesters' daring escape from university on bikes; see video

The university siege has become a battle of wills between Hong Kong's stretched police force and the constantly innovating protest movement.

19 Nov 2019 10:47 AM

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China army in Hong Kong for first time since pro-democracy protests began

It was also the first time in over a year that the PLA local garrison has been involved in the public community work.

17 Nov 2019 10:49 AM

Hong Kong police shooting protesters point blank amid fresh clashes; viral goes video

Another masked individual then approached officer and was shot in the chest area, quickly falling to the ground, clutching their left side.

11 Nov 2019 3:09 PM

Hong Kong mall clash ends in bloody knife attack, politician's ear bitten off

Police said protesters had vandalised restaurant after peaceful chanting of slogans by Hong Kong people.

04 Nov 2019 9:28 AM

Candyman creates fantastical creatures from molten sugar

Hong Kong's candyman turns sweets into an art form.

01 Nov 2019 10:40 AM

Hong Kong court bans publishing police details, including photos

Earlier this month the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam used a colonial-era emergency law to ban protesters from wearing face masks.

26 Oct 2019 11:56 AM

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