Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong police arrest 289 at protests over election delay

Hundreds took to streets to show their opposition to the decision to delay key elections and the new security law.

Hong Kong

UN experts condemn Hong Kong security law in letter to China

Legal scholars say security legislation puts Hong Kong's freedoms at risk and urge China to reconsider.

UN experts condemn Hong Kong security law in letter to China

People & Power

Hong Kong: Endgame

Will a new Chinese government national security law finally spell an end to Hong Kong's cherished autonomy?

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong's Jimmy Lai cleared of intimidation charges

Case against media tycoon dates back to 2017 and is not related to his arrest under China-imposed national security law.

Hong Kong's Jimmy Lai cleared of intimidation charges

Europe

Germany presses China over Hong Kong security law, Uighurs

German foreign minister Heiko Maas held talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Berlin.

Germany presses China over Hong Kong security law, Uighurs

Hong Kong

Hong Kong begins coronavirus mass-testing amid calls for boycott

More than half a million people signed up for tests and at least 10,000 were tested in the first two hours on Tuesday.

Asia Pacific

Concerns for media as foreign journalist denied visa in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Free Press editor says visa denial seems to be reprisal for coverage 'under climate of national security law'.

Concerns for media as foreign journalist denied visa in Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Hong Kong police arrest two Legislative Council members

Lam Cheuk-ting and Ted Hui held under new security law over participation in last year's protests.

Hong Kong police arrest two Legislative Council members

AJ Impact

US sanctions Chinese national accused of trafficking fentanyl

US Treasury says Taotao Zhang, a chemist and chemical supplier, had shipped illicit synthetic opioids to the US.

US sanctions Chinese national accused of trafficking fentanyl

AJ Impact

Alibaba's Ant Group files for IPO in Hong Kong and Shanghai

Jack Ma's Ant Group is the crown jewel in the Alibaba empire and its listing could even top Saudi Aramco's record IPO.

Alibaba's Ant Group files for IPO in Hong Kong and Shanghai

Hong Kong

HK researchers report 'first documented coronavirus re-infection'

Researchers say findings indicate the disease may continue to spread across the globe even after herd immunity.

HK researchers report 'first documented coronavirus re-infection'

United States

US State Dept notifies Hong Kong it has ended three agreements

The move follows US President Donald Trump's order last month to end Hong Kong's special status under US law.

US State Dept notifies Hong Kong it has ended three agreements

Hong Kong

Hong Kong media tycoon Lai, activist Agnes Chow released on bail

Police had raided the office of a Lai's newspaper amid a crackdown under the new Beijing-imposed national security law.

Hong Kong media tycoon Lai, activist Agnes Chow released on bail

Asia Pacific

Critics accuse Hong Kong of crackdown on press freedom

The arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai under controversial national security law is expected to be the beginning of prominent people's targeting.

Hong Kong

China extends term of Hong Kong's LegCo by a year

Fate of four sitting lawmakers barred from running for re-election remains unclear.

China extends term of Hong Kong's Legislative Council by a year