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Human Rights

Missing Hong Kong booksellers could be out 'in days'

Several Hong Kong booksellers detained in China could be released for "good attitude" after confessing, reports say.

Human Rights

UK: Hong Kong bookseller probably abducted to China

British government says Lee Bo was "involuntarily removed" to mainland, accusing Beijing of "serious" treaty breach.

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong Lunar New Year celebrations erupt in violence

Riot police use batons to quell clashes after illegal hawkers mount "fishball revolution" in popular market.


Missing Hong Kong publisher turns up in China

State media says Gui Minhai, who vanished in Thailand, voluntarily returned for a drink-driving accident conviction.


Thousands march in Hong Kong over missing publishers

Protesters demand answers over disappearance of five employees of company specialising in books banned by China.


Answers sought on missing Hong Kong publishers

Protest held over disappearance of five employees of company specialising in books banned by Chinese government.

Human Rights

Wife sheds light on missing Hong Kong publisher

Disappearance of five employees of publisher of books critical of China, adds to unease in semi-autonomous Chinese city.


Chinese internet firm buys Hong Kong daily

Alibaba's acquisition stirs fears South China Morning Post will lose its independent voice amid press-freedom concerns.


Hong Kong vote tests protest movement's strength

Over 900 candidates vie for 431 seats in district councils in city's first vote since pro-democracy rallies of 2014.


Hong Kong-China game to test Xi's football reform plan

The 2018 World Cup qualifier seen as a crucial encounter between the former colony and the country that governs it.


Hong Kong coral reef thrives despite pollution

Amid major developments, territory's scientists make unexpectedly pleasant underwater discovery.


Rallies in Hong Kong mark anniversary of mass protests

Frustrated activists now say they need to regroup and come up with new strategies to confront Beijing.


Q&A: The Hong Kong teenager who confronted China

A year after the 'Umbrella Revolution' began, student leader Joshua Wong reflects on the mass protests - and jail time.

Human Rights

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.


Darts hitting the bull's-eye in Hong Kong

Hong Kong hopes to increasing the sport's following in the city and become an official leg of the world darts tour.