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Mass Hong Kong democracy protest looms
Half a million people expected to join rally marking the July 1 anniversary of transfer of island's sovereignty.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2014 10:53 GMT
Hong Kong irks China with democracy vote
Many more citizens cast ballots in three days of unofficial referendum on political independence that Beijing opposes.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 16:28 GMT
Democracy push as Hong Kong marks handover
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters march in semi-autonomous Chinese territory denouncing its leaders.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2013 17:36 GMT
Hong Kong protests China 'patriotism' classes
Parents and activists protest against plan to introduce Chinese national education lessons, labelling it propaganda.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2012 05:53 GMT
Hong Kong leader sworn in as protests swell
Leung Chun-ying inaugurated as chief executive, as tens of thousands stage annual pro-democracy protest.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2012 15:16 GMT
Protests mar Chinese leader’s Hong Kong visit
Police use pepper spray and erect barriers to discourage protests denouncing President Hu Jintao and Beijing's policies.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2012 23:11 GMT
Hong Kong elite set to choose new leader
Property consultant faces textiles heir for chief executive role, but just 1,200 out of 7-million population can vote.
Last updated: 24 Mar 2012 10:48 GMT
Manila hostage rescuers suspended
Philippines SWAT commanders ordered on leave pending probe into deaths of tourists.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2010 07:05 GMT
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