Hong Kong

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.

Hong Kong election puts asylum seekers under surprise spotlight

As Hong Kong gears up for landmark elections this Sunday, asylum seekers have found themselves the subject of unexpected - and mostly unwelcome - attention.

China approves Hong Kong-Shenzhen stock exchange link

China has approved a long-awaited link between the Hong Kong and Shenzhen stock markets, state media reported on Tuesday, about two years after a similar link was established between the Shanghai...

Hundreds rally for Hong Kong independence after election controversy

More than 1,000 people filled the space of two football pitches in a Hong Kong park on Friday, showing support for independence from China after candidates running on a self-rule platform were...

North Korean defects in South Korean consulate in Hong Kong: reports

A North Korean defector was believed to be holed up Thursday inside the South Korean consulate in Hong Kong seeking refuge, news reports said.