Hong Kong

Pro-democracy lawmaker Nathan Law attacked at Hong Kong airport

Pro-independence Hong Kong legislator Nathan Law was attacked Sunday night at the city's international airport by a group of pro-Beijing, anti-independence protesters as he returned from Taiwan....

Northern China drops pollution warnings as smog moves south

People in northern China were Monday enjoying a rare respite from choking air pollution as the smog which choked the area for weeks moved to the country's south.

Hong Kong democrats secure record number of seats on leader committee

Hong Kong's democrats secured a record number of seats on a committee that will select the city's leader for the next five years, reports said on Monday.

Hong Kong begins process to elect next leader

Hong Kong residents began to cast ballots on Sunday to vote for the members of a committee that will select its leader for the next five years.

Lawmaker: Hong Kong government wants to unseat four more legislators

Four more lawmakers may be unseated from the city's legislature, as the government confirmed Friday it will launch a second legal challenge against pro-democractic legislators.

Hong Kong court bars pro-independence lawmakers from legislature

Two controversial advocates of Hong Kong's independence from China have been barred from taking their place on the city's legislature by the courts, reports said on Tuesday.

British banker found guilty of gruesome double murder in Hong Kong

A former banker was found guilty by a Hong Kong court Tuesday after brutally murdering two young Indonesians in a case that shocked the island.

Hong Kong moves to enact controversial law after China bars lawmakers

Hong Kong will move to enact a controversial piece of security legislation, amid political divisions in the territory over two opposition politicians banned from becoming legislators by Beijing,...

Police move in on Hong Kong protesters as Beijing plans intervention

Police have corralled protestors and were pushing them away from a police station in Hong Kong early Monday after an hours-long standoff.

Beijing reviews, defends intervention into Hong Kong council row

Chinese legislators have defended their intervention into a Hong Kong constitutional row saying they are tackling a "grave threat to national sovereignty and security" posed by two separatist...

Wozniacki claims 25th career title with Hong Kong victory

Caroline Wozniacki struggled over three sets with Kristina Mladenovic before finishing off a 6-1, 6-7 (4-7), 6-2 victory at the Hong Kong Open to earn the 25th title of her career on Sunday.

Hong Kong lawmakers demand independence from China during oath-taking

Several Hong Kong lawmakers disrupted the swearing-in ceremony of Hong Kong's legislative council on Wednesday to demand independence from China.

Thailand deports Hong Kong activist over "national security" concerns

Thailand deported Hong Kong student activist Joshua Wong on Wednesday over "national security" concerns, the Thai prime minister's office said in a statement.

Young protest movement activists win seats in Hong Kong elections

Fresh faces from the youth protest movement advocating more autonomy from Beijing were elected to Hong Kong's legislature on Monday.

Record number cast votes in crucial Hong Kong elections

Hong Kong saw a record number of voters turn out Sunday to take part in an election that could determine its democratic future, as the city comes under increased pressure from mainland China.