Tag: Hong Kong

Hong Kong student who fell during protests dies, fresh unrest likely

A student at a Hong Kong university who fell during protests at the weekend died early on Friday morning, marking the first student death during the anti-government demonstrations that have roiled the city and set the stage for fresh unrest.

Hong Kong protesters trash Xinhua agency office in night of violence

Police fired tear gas at black-clad protesters across Hong Kong on Saturday after they set fire to metro stations and vandalised buildings...

Hong Kong govt pledges more aid to battered city, no end...

Hong Kong's embattled government announced extra financial support on Tuesday for the Chinese-ruled city battered by political unrest and facing its first...

Hundreds of shops trashed as Hong Kong police, protesters clash

 Hong Kong police and protesters exchanged tear gas and petrol bombs as an illegal anti-government march that attracted tens of thousands descended...

China stops couriers from shipping black clothing to Hong Kong amid...

China has banned the bulk shipment of black clothing and other items popularly used by Hong Kong protesters to the city, staff...

Jeers force Hong Kong leader to abandon address with no olive...

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam had to abandon her policy speech because of jeering lawmakers on Wednesday but later offered no direct...

Petrol bombs thrown in Hong Kong metro, no one injured –...

Petrol bombs were thrown inside a Hong Kong metro station on Saturday but no one was injured, the government said, as pro-democracy...

Apple pulls app used to track Hong Kong police, protesters

Apple Inc has removed an app that helped Hong Kong protesters track police movements, saying it was used to ambush law enforcement,...

Hong Kong leader says no plan to use emergency powers for...

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the government had no plans at present to use colonial-era emergency powers to...

Thousands defy anti-mask law and march in Hong Kong

Tens of thousands of protesters marched through central Hong Kong on Sunday wearing face masks in defiance of colonial-era emergency powers which...