A wartime bomb was defused in Hong Kong on Thursday after forcing a busy commercial district into lockdown, with roads closed and thousands evacuated from surrounding shops, hotels and offices.
Hundreds of Hong Kong students protested on Friday as tensions escalate on campuses over compulsory testing of Mandarin -- the dominant language of mainland China.
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was jailed for the second time Wednesday for his role in mass pro-democracy protests as concern grows that prison terms for young campaigners are shutting down debate in the semi-autonomous city as Beijing increases control.
Police rushed to the hotel after receiving a report on Sunday morning that a man and a woman, both aged 42, were fighting.
China's largely rubber-stamp parliament formally extended a law banning disrespect of the national anthem on Saturday to cover Hong Kong, a move that critics have said undermined the Chinese-ruled city's autonomy ...
China's largely rubber-stamp parliament is considering jail terms of up to three years for people who disrespect the national anthem or flag in public, while an existing anthem law will be applied in Hong Kong, state media said on Tuesday.
Typhoon Khanun is likely to hit southern China early on Monday with winds of up to 114 kph (70 mph), China's meteorological agency said, as authorities in Hong Kong eased weather warnings ...
A British human rights activist who has criticised the jailing of democracy campaigners in Hong Kong was barred Wednesday from visiting the semi-autonomous Chinese city.
China's top anti-corruption body has punished a former senior official based in Beijing's representative office in the Asian commercial hub of Hong Kong for what it called "serious disciplinary violations", the usual euphemism for corruption.