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Promise of change: Hong Kong councillors begin new term

Al Jazeera talks to new young councillors in Hong Kong, who hope to rise through the ranks and bring about more political change.

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'Strengths and resilience': Hong Kong leader touts city's prowess

Carrie Lam says months of pro-democracy protests have not undermined Hong Kong's financial stability.

'Strengths and resilience': Hong Kong leader touts city's prowess

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Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights Watch director

Authorities bar group's head Kenneth Roth from entering Chinese territory before the launch of its new report.

Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights Watch director

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Tsai faces choppy China waters after Taiwan election landslide

Emphatic victory underlines growing sense of identity on island that China has vowed to take back by force if necessary.

Tsai faces choppy China waters after Taiwan election landslide

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Hong Kong finance chief pledges to spend 'boldly' to boost growth

Financial Secretary Paul Chan said Hong Kong's budget due on February 26 will 'help those disadvantaged'.

Hong Kong finance chief pledges to spend 'boldly' to boost growth

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Hong Kong's Lam promises to work closely with Beijing's new envoy

City's chief executive makes no mention of prolonged protests and pledges to return Hong Kong to 'right path'.

Hong Kong's Lam promises to work closely with Beijing's new envoy

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Tea and tear gas: Hong Kong's shops on the economic front lines

As visitor numbers and retail sales figures plunge due to protests, some Hong Kong shop owners stand their ground.

Tea and tear gas: Hong Kong's shops on the economic front lines

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'Return to right path': Beijing's new envoy tells Hong Kong

Luo Huining, who was appointed at the weekend, gave little indication of whether China would change approach to city.

'Return to right path': Beijing's new envoy tells Hong Kong

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China replaces Hong Kong liaison office head amid protests

Beijing's top envoy in Hong Kong dismissed as the city grapples with ongoing mass pro-democracy demonstrations.

China replaces Hong Kong liaison office head amid protests

Hong Kong

First Hong Kong rally of 2020 ends in clashes

As thousands gather to take movement into new year, police fire tear gas and arrest 'pro-democracy' protesters.

First Hong Kong rally of 2020 ends in clashes

Asia Pacific

Taiwan leader spurns China's offer to unify under Hong Kong model

Tsai Ing-wen, who is seeking re-election in a January 11 vote, promises to safeguard island's freedom and democracy.

Taiwan leader spurns China's offer to unify under Hong Kong model

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World ushers in 2020 amid protests, wildfires

Revellers celebrate New Year, but protests in Asia, along with wildfires in Australia, dampen the festive mood.

2020: World rings in New Year amid wildfires, protests

Asia Pacific

A decade in the Asia-Pacific region: 2010 to 2019

2019 marks the end of a decade defined by natural disasters, political upheavals and mass displacements in the region.

A decade in the Asia-Pacific region: 2010 to 2019

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Hong Kong's year of protest set to continue into 2020

Protests that began in June over a now-shelved extradition bill likely to continue without political response.

Hong Kong's year of protest set to continue into 2020