Arts & Culture

Hong Kong’s indigenous fight to save heritage

Hong Kong is renowned for its aggressive real estate market, but there are those who want to save their heritage from being bought up by big developers.

China

China criminalises disrespecting national anthem

Law adopted by parliament raises fear it could be used to undermine freedom of speech in Hong Kong and Macau.

China: Booing national anthem a criminal offence

China

China's silk embroidery culture gets a makeover

Silk embroidery is an ancient craft in China and a staple of its national culture.

Arts & Culture

Hong Kong adapts to sustainable fashion

The fashion industry in Hong Kong is trying to cut a more sustainable dash by reducing waste.

Human Rights

'Deep concerns' over Hong Kong bookseller's whereabouts

Gui Minhai was reportedly released after two years in Chinese jail, but her daughter says his whereabouts are unknown.

Concerns raised over Gui Minhai's whereabouts

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong protesters use China National Day to call for democracy

In Hong Kong, protest organisers say 40,000 people marched on Sunday through heavy rain to rally against Chinese National Day celebrations. Demonstrators defied the celebrations to call for more democracy and an end to political persecution.

Reporter's Notebook

Why Hong Kong has a culture of protest

The Chinese-governed territory has witnessed bouts of protests in past decades amid Beijing's growing influence over the city.

Why Hong Kong has a culture of protest

Asia Pacific

Tropical storm sweeps into southern China

Pakhar brings strong winds and heavy rain to Hong Kong and Macau, just days after deadly typhoon Hato.

Storm Pakhar hits southern China days after deadly Hato

Asia Pacific

Typhoon Hato leaves deadly trail in Macau and Guangdong

At least 12 people have been killed as hurricane-strong winds head towards the mainland.

Typhoon Hato leaves deadly trail in Macau and Guangdong

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.