Opinion

Hong Kong's election: A vote without voters

Although an election committee will choose Hong Kong's new Chief Executive, the vote has caused much debate in the city.

Yuen Chan

by Yuen Chan

Yuen Chan

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong’s chief executive to be elected through secret ballot

In a secret ballot on Sunday, an election committee of almost 1,200 members will choose which one of three candidates – all of whom are former public servants – will be Hong Kong’s new chief executive.

Edward Snowden

Asylum seekers pay price for sheltering Edward Snowden

At least four asylum seekers who hosted the US whistle-blower in Hong Kong say they have been targeted.

Asylum seekers pay price for sheltering Edward Snowden

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong ex-leader Tsang sentenced to 20 months

Tsang sentenced to 20 months in prison for corruption, becoming Hong Kong's highest-ranking official to be jailed.

Hong Kong ex-leader Donald Tsang jailed for corruption

Corruption

Former Hong Kong leader found guilty of corruption

Donald Tsang, who faces up to seven years in prison, is the most senior official to be found guilty in a criminal trial.

Donald Tsang found guilty of corruption

Asia

Jitters in Hong Kong over tycoon's disappearance

Reported abduction of Xiao Jianhua by Chinese agents unnerves businessmen with links to semi-autonomous territory.

Jitters in Hong Kong over billionaire's disappearance

Elections

Hong Kong votes to elect panel to choose next leader

Polling under way to elect committee which will be responsible for choosing the city's next chief executive.

Opinion

Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement changes strategy

Pro-democracy groups in Hong Kong seek seats in election committee hoping to influence the choice of chief executive.

Yuen Chan

by Yuen Chan

Yuen Chan

Opinion

Oathgate will hurt Hong Kong democracy

The oath crisis has given Beijing an opportunity to toughen its grip over Hong Kong.

Yuen Chan

by Yuen Chan

Yuen Chan

China

Hong Kong court upholds pro-independence MP bans

Two pro-independence MPs were disqualified from taking office after their oaths of allegiance were deemed invalid.

Hong Kong court upholds pro-independence MP bans

Hong Kong

Hong Kong lawyers to hold silent protest march

Move follows Chinese parliament's decision to bar territory's two pro-independence politicians from taking office.

Hong Kong lawyers to protest against China's decision

Politics

China bars two rebel Hong Kong MPs from retaking oath

Beijing's ruling follows deliberate misreading of oath by two elected pro-independence lawmakers last month.

Hong Kong

Mass protest in Hong Kong over China intervention

Police fire pepper spray at demonstrators after Beijing bars two pro-independence politicians from taking office.

Inside Story

How will Beijing deal with rising anti-China sentiment

China has described those calling for Hong Kong's independence a "threat to national security".

Hong Kong

Hong Kong legislators defy ban as standoff continues

Legislative Council's session adjourned after Yau Wai-ching and Sixtus Leung entered the chamber despite a ban.