Gulf Times - Hong-Kong
Hong Kong's leader backs police use of force as protesters plan 'illegal' march

Hong Kong's leader backs police use of force as protesters plan 'illegal' march

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam took to the airwaves on Saturday to back the use of force by police ahead of a major anti-government march planned this weekend

Murder suspect linked to HK extradition protests plans to surrender

Murder suspect linked to HK extradition protests plans to surrender

The murder suspect whose extradition case led to reform plans that sparked months of anti-government protests in Hong Kong has said he will voluntarily surrender to Taiwanese authorities, according to the Hong Kong government.

Hong Kong leader aims to ease the housing crunch inflaming protests

Hong Kong leader aims to ease the housing crunch inflaming protests

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced measures aimed at easing a housing shortage on Wednesday as she battles to restore confidence in her administration and address widespread discontent ...

Hong Kong makes police housing areas off limits to protesters

Hong Kong makes police housing areas off limits to protesters

A Hong Kong court has granted an injunction to ban anyone from blocking or damaging areas used to house married police officers and other disciplined services that have been targeted ...

Hong Kong police make arrests as small flashmob protests erupt

Hong Kong police make arrests as small flashmob protests erupt

Hong Kong riot police spent much of Sunday afternoon skirmishing with small groups of masked pro-democracy protesters who held flashmob gatherings in multiple locations ...

Petrol bombs thrown in Hong Kong metro, no one injured: govt

Petrol bombs thrown in Hong Kong metro, no one injured: govt

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

Hundreds take to Hong Kong streets ahead of weekend protests

Hundreds take to Hong Kong streets ahead of weekend protests

Hundreds of mask-wearing pro-democracy protesters marched through Hong Kong's central business district on Friday, occupying a main thoroughfare and disrupting traffic

Hundreds of black-clad activists chant ‘Liberate Hong Kong’ outside High Court

Hundreds of black-clad activists chant ‘Liberate Hong Kong’ outside High Court

Hundreds of black clad pro-democracy demonstrators outside Hong Kong's High Court on Wednesday chanted ‘Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times’, as a leading activist appeared to appeal a six-year jail sentence ...

China accuses Apple of aiding Hong Kong protests through 'toxic apps'

China accuses Apple of aiding Hong Kong protests through 'toxic apps'

Apple is the latest in a series of foreign companies and organizations to have come under fire in China for their alleged support of Hong Kong protesters.

Hong Kong lashed by fresh violence as thousands defy mask ban

Hong Kong lashed by fresh violence as thousands defy mask ban

Hong Kong was rocked by fresh violence Sunday as tens of thousands hit the streets to defy a ban on face masks, sparking clashes with police, street fights and vandalism across the strife-torn city.

Hong Kong leader invokes emergency powers to ban protester face masks

Hong Kong leader invokes emergency powers to ban protester face masks

Hong Kong's leader invoked colonial-era emergency powers Friday to ban protesters wearing face masks, but the move aimed at quelling months of unrest sparked immediate fresh rallies and vows to defy the new law.

Hong Kong police fire live round in clashes on China National Day

Hong Kong police fire live round in clashes on China National Day

An 18-year-old student was critically injured after Hong Kong police fired a live round into a group during mass anti-government protests taking place on China's National Day.