Leading Hong Kong activists charged for Tiananmen vigil gathering

Leading Hong Kong activists charged for Tiananmen vigil gathering

Thirteen prominent Hong Kong democracy activists appeared in court on Monday charged with holding an unauthorised gathering to mark the Tiananmen Square crackdown ...

Shot HK protester charged by police, as govt moves to 'ban face masks'

Shot HK protester charged by police, as govt moves to 'ban face masks'

A teenage pro-democracy protester shot by a Hong Kong police officer was on Thursday charged with rioting, as authorities were reportedly set to ban the wearing of face masks at public rallies.

Years of ignoring peaceful protests fuels Hong Kong violence: jailed activist

Years of ignoring peaceful protests fuels Hong Kong violence: jailed activist

Hong Kongers are becoming more accepting of violent protests because the city's pro-Beijing leaders have ignored years of peaceful demonstrations, a leading democracy activist has told AFP ...

Two killed as Hong Kong schoolbus mounts pavement, trapping passers-by

Two killed as Hong Kong schoolbus mounts pavement, trapping passers-by

Two people were killed when a schoolbus mounted a pavement in a crowded Hong Kong neighbourhood on Monday, trapping passers-by underneath and injuring 13, police said.

Thousands march in Hong Kong as restrictions grow

Thousands march in Hong Kong as restrictions grow

Protesters marched through central Hong Kong on Sunday in one of the city's major annual pro-democracy rallies as organisers said the event was coming under unprecedented pressure from authorities.

Massive beach clean-up for Hong Kong sea turtles

Massive beach clean-up for Hong Kong sea turtles

There has been increasing concern over the amount of rubbish in Hong Kong waters which washes up on its numerous beaches. Authorities and environmentalists have pointed the finger at southern mainland China as the source.

Pakistan Star wins Queen Elizabeth II Cup

Pakistan Star wins Queen Elizabeth II Cup

Pakistan Star clinched the Queen Elizabeth II Cup for jockey William Buick in Hong Kong Sunday, the highlight of three Group One spring races with a total purse of HK$58 million ($7.4 million).

Hong Kong democracy rally marks China national day

Hong Kong democracy rally marks China national day

Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to mark China's national day with a pro-democracy rally and voice growing fears that the city's liberties are under threat from Beijing.

Hong Kong maids march against window-cleaning after deaths

Hong Kong maids march against window-cleaning after deaths

Domestic helpers in Hong Kong marched in protest Sunday after several maids fell to their death from tower block windows as they tried to clean them.