Asia Pacific

Thousands decry jailing of Hong Kong democracy leaders

Demonstrators rally in support of the three pro-democracy activists who were jailed for their role in 2014 protests.

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong jails three Umbrella Movement leaders

Joshua Wong, Alex Chow and Nathan Law given between six to eight months for their part in 2014 protests.

Hong Kong jails three Umbrella Movement leaders

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong activist allegedly stapled by Chinese agents

Pro-democracy activist says he was beaten by Mandarin-speaking men who stapled his skin for being 'unpatriotic'.

Hong Kong politician 'stapled' by Chinese agents

In the Field

Chris Patten: Hong Kong's freedoms under threat

Twenty years after the handover, Hong Kong's last British governor discusses Hong Kong-mainland China relations.

In the Field

Tsang Yok-sing on the rift between China and Hong Kong

In an exclusive interview, the founder of Hong Kong's biggest pro-Beijing party discusses political tensions with China.

Human Rights

Thousands in Hong Kong mourn death of Nobel laureate

The pro-democracy Chinese dissident died on Thursday while serving an 11-year prison sentence.

In the Field

What is driving Hong Kong-China tensions?

We look at Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement and ask if China can be trusted to run the world's freest economy.

Democracy

Joshua Wong: The teenager who defied China

Joshua Wong was one of the faces of Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution and now he has drawn a roadmap for democracy.

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong student leader to plead guilty

Pro-democracy leader of the 'Umbrella Movement' to not fight charge of obstructing justice in 2014 demonstrations.

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong to plead guilty

Asia Pacific

Lam sworn in as new Hong Kong leader amid protests

Hong Kong marks 20th anniversary of return to Chinese rule but over 100,000 protesters expected to take to the streets.

Carrie Lam sworn in as Hong Kong's new leader

Hong Kong

Hong Kong-China tension: Sheung Shui, a frontline town

How a once sleepy Hong Kong border town became a site of anti-mainland sentiment and a hotbed of localism.

Hong Kong-China tension: Sheung Shui, a frontline town

Asia

Hong Kong activists hold protest before Xi trip

Protesters drape black flag over a symbolic statue days before visit by Xi Jinping marking 20 years since the handover.

Hong Kong activists hold China protest before Xi trip

Asia Pacific

Many struggle over China’s extended fishing ban

Beijing’s annual fishing ban on all Chinese waters has been extended in a bid to revive depleting fish stocks.

Asia

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists appear in court

The activists charged for their role in the Umbrella Movement have criticised the case as an attack on free speech.

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists appear in court

Asia Pacific

China-backed Carrie Lam voted Hong Kong leader

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's former deputy chief and Beijing's choice, elected as city's new leader, Chinese media report.