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Hong Kong office workers begin week of lunchtime protests

Hong Kong office workers begin week of lunchtime protests

Hundreds of office workers in Hong Kong's business district gathered on Monday for the first in a week of lunchtime protests backing the pro-democracy movement

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands take to the streets in fresh wave of protests

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands take to the streets in fresh wave of protests

Police fired tear gas to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday, after a rare lull in violence

Hong Kong seniors take to streets to back students as activists decry police

Hong Kong seniors take to streets to back students as activists decry police

Secondary-school students and retirees joined forces to protest in Hong Kong on Saturday, the first of several weekend rallies planned across the city

Humiliated at polls, Hong Kong's Lam acknowledges discontent with government

Humiliated at polls, Hong Kong's Lam acknowledges discontent with government

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam acknowledged on Tuesday that the record turnout in local elections won by pro-democracy candidates highlighted dissatisfaction with her administration ...

China fans desert K-pop star for 'liking' Hong Kong tweet

China fans desert K-pop star for 'liking' Hong Kong tweet

A South Korean pop star has become the latest celebrity to spark anger on the Chinese internet after he ‘liked’ a tweet about the divisive issue of pro-democracy unrest in Hong Kong.

Landslide democratic win in HK election raises pressure on city's leader

Landslide democratic win in HK election raises pressure on city's leader

Hong Kong's democrats scored a landslide majority in district council elections, which saw a record turnout after six months of anti-government protests ...

Record turnout for Hong Kong council elections amid calls for full democracy

Record turnout for Hong Kong council elections amid calls for full democracy

Polls closed in Hong Kong with no major disruptions on Sunday after people turned out in huge numbes to vote in district council elections seen as a test of support for chief executive Carrie Lam

More than a million turn out in Hong Kong test of support for China-backed leader

More than a million turn out in Hong Kong test of support for China-backed leader

More than a million voters thronged polling stations across Hong Kong on Sunday in district elections viewed as a key barometer of support for city leader Carrie Lam ...

'Time to calm down': Hong Kong protests simmer ahead of local elections

'Time to calm down': Hong Kong protests simmer ahead of local elections

A Hong Kong university campus under siege for more than a week was a deserted wasteland on Saturday, with a handful of protesters holed up in hidden refuges across the trashed grounds ...

Trump: Hong Kong would be 'obliterated in 14 minutes' if not for me

Trump: Hong Kong would be 'obliterated in 14 minutes' if not for me

US President Donald Trump said Friday he had saved Hong Kong from being destroyed by persuading Chinese President Xi Jinping to hold off

'Too scared to escape': Isolated protesters hold out on trashed Hong Kong campus

'Too scared to escape': Isolated protesters hold out on trashed Hong Kong campus

Inside the increasingly empty and trashed campus of a Hong Kong university only a handful of activists held out on Thursday as they desperately searched for ways to escape or hide while squads of police encircled the grounds.

Former UK consulate employee says Chinese secret police tortured him

Former UK consulate employee says Chinese secret police tortured him

A former employee of Britain’s Hong Kong consulate said Chinese secret police beat him, deprived him of sleep and chained him as they pressed him for information about activists