Gulf Times - Hong-Kong
Hong Kong opposition kicks off primary elections under shadow of security law

Hong Kong opposition kicks off primary elections under shadow of security law

Hong Kong's opposition camp set up polling booths across the Chinese-ruled city on Saturday for primary elections aimed at selecting democracy candidates ...

Hong Kong police arrest more than 300 protesting China's security law

Hong Kong police arrest more than 300 protesting China's security law

Hong Kong police fired water cannon and tear gas and arrested more than 300 people on Wednesday as protesters took to the streets in defiance of sweeping security legislation introduced by China to snuff out dissent.

China passes national security law in turning point for Hong Kong

China passes national security law in turning point for Hong Kong

China's parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the former British colony's way of life since it returned to Chinese rule 23 years ago.

China to impose visa restrictions on US individuals over Hong Kong

China to impose visa restrictions on US individuals over Hong Kong

China said it will impose visa restrictions on US individuals as tensions rise over Hong Kong's autonomy, state media reported Monday.

Hong Kong police refuse permission for march to mark handover

Hong Kong police refuse permission for march to mark handover

The Hong Kong police department on Saturday denied permission for an annual march in the former British colony on July 1 to mark the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to China ...

Hong Kong, China governments reject UK 'interference' and 'biased' criticism

Hong Kong, China governments reject UK 'interference' and 'biased' criticism

The Hong Kong government and China's foreign ministry branch in the city hit back on Friday at a report by Britain criticising Beijing's plans for national security legislation

A year on, Hong Kong democracy protesters torn between hope and fear

A year on, Hong Kong democracy protesters torn between hope and fear

Medical sector worker Tana has attended peaceful lunchtime rallies in Hong Kong regularly for months along with thousands of others protesting Beijing's influence and calling for greater democracy

‘I can't be silent’: Hong Kong people aim to mark Tiananmen despite ban

‘I can't be silent’: Hong Kong people aim to mark Tiananmen despite ban

Many Hong Kong people will find their own way to mark the 31st anniversary of Chinese troops opening fire on protesters in and around Tiananmen Square ...

Hong Kong leaders say Trump 'completely wrong' for curbing ties

Hong Kong leaders say Trump 'completely wrong' for curbing ties

Senior Hong Kong government officials lashed out on Saturday at moves by US President Donald Trump to strip the city of its special status in a bid to punish China for imposing national security laws ...

Hong Kong warns removing US special status is a 'double-edged sword'

Hong Kong warns removing US special status is a 'double-edged sword'

Hong Kong told the United States to keep out of the debate over national security legislation being imposed by China, and warned that withdrawal of the financial hub's special status under US law could backfire on the US

Hong Kong leader says security law will not hurt freedom amid global alarm

Hong Kong leader says security law will not hurt freedom amid global alarm

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday Beijing's proposed national security law for the city, which has raised alarm in the global financial centre and abroad, would not trample on its cherished rights and freedoms.

China official in Hong Kong says some protest acts "terrorist in nature"

China official in Hong Kong says some protest acts "terrorist in nature"

China's foreign ministry office in Hong Kong said on Monday some actions during last year's pro-democracy protests were "terrorist in nature" and "troublemakers" colluded with foreign forces