Gulf Times - Hong-Kong
Hong Kong police fire tear gas as black-clad protesters return to streets

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as black-clad protesters return to streets

Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Saturday to disperse hundreds of black-clad protesters, some armed with petrol bombs, during a rally to mark six months ...

Hong Kong protesters rally against planned virus quarantine centres

Hong Kong protesters rally against planned virus quarantine centres

Hundreds of demonstrators rallied for a second day in Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against plans to turn some buildings into coronavirus quarantine centres, reviving anti-government protests in the Chinese-ruled city.

Thousands held on cruise ship in Hong Kong as authorities check for virus

Thousands held on cruise ship in Hong Kong as authorities check for virus

Thousands of passengers and crew on a cruise ship that docked in Hong Kong on Wednesday were being kept on board while they were tested for a coronavirus

China virus toll nears 500; flights to Hong Kong too hit

China virus toll nears 500; flights to Hong Kong too hit

The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China passed 490 on Wednesday, as two US airlines suspended flights to Hong Kong

Hong Kong records first virus death, Macau shuts casinos

Hong Kong records first virus death, Macau shuts casinos

Hong Kong reported its first death from the newly identified coronavirus on Tuesday, the second outside mainland China from an outbreak that has killed more than 420 people

Hong Kong recession deepens as virus outbreak darkens outlook

Hong Kong recession deepens as virus outbreak darkens outlook

Hong Kong's economy contracted for the first time in a decade in 2019 as violent anti-government protests and trade tariffs between Washington and Beijing took more steam out of the economy in the final quarter of last year.

Hong Kong medics strike for China border closure over virus fears

Hong Kong medics strike for China border closure over virus fears

Hundreds of Hong Kong medical workers walked off their jobs on Monday, demanding the city close its border with China to reduce the coronavirus spreading -

Hong Kong bans entry of visitors from China virus province

Hong Kong bans entry of visitors from China virus province

Residents of China's Hubei province, where the new coronavirus outbreak was first reported, will be banned from entering Hong Kong from Monday as China tries to halt the rapid spread of the outbreak.

Proposed Hong Kong virus quarantine building firebombed during protest

Proposed Hong Kong virus quarantine building firebombed during protest

Protesters threw petrol bombs on Sunday night at an empty public housing complex in Hong Kong that had been earmarked to become a temporary quarantine zone

HK leader declares virus emergency, halts official visits to mainland China

HK leader declares virus emergency, halts official visits to mainland China

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam declared a virus emergency on Saturday, announcing measures to limit links with mainland China and prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.

Police fire tear gas to disperse thousands in central Hong Kong

Police fire tear gas to disperse thousands in central Hong Kong

Police fired tear gas on Sunday to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters who gathered in a central Hong Kong park but later spilled onto the streets, briefly barricading roads and spray-painting buildings.

Tear gas fired at Hong Kong New Year's protests

Tear gas fired at Hong Kong New Year's protests

A march drawing tens of thousands of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on New Year's Day spiralled into chaotic scenes as police fired several rounds of tear gas