Hong Kong

Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement' nominated for Nobel prize

China accuses US politicians of meddling after nominating pro-democracy activists for a Nobel Peace Prize.

Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement' nominated for Nobel prize

Hong Kong

Porcelain apprentices needed in Hong Kong

Master craftsmen in Hong Kong are all over 70 and have reached retirement age.

Environment

Report: Hong Kong's appetite for reef fish 'unsustainable'

Yvonne Sadovy, co-author of the eye-opening report on live reef food fish titled, Going, going gone, says Hong Kong's laws 'are ill-equipped to control the trade as its practiced today'.

Environment

Hong Kong bans domestic sale of ivory

The ban will be implemented in steps, with all domestic sales prohibited from 2021 onwards, officials say.

Hong Kong bans domestic sale of ivory

Hong Kong

Outrage in Hong Kong as activist is barred from polls

Agnes Chow, 21, was seeking to become Hong Kong's youngest council member for a pro-democracy party.

Outrage in Hong Kong as activist is barred from polls

Asia Pacific

China urged to release ailing Hong Kong bookseller

Rights group demand that Gui Minhai be allowed to leave China to seek medical help and reunite with his family.

China urged to release Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai

Hong Kong

Hong Kong activists jailed for role in 2014 protests

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists jailed for contempt of court for their role in the country's 2014 'Umbrella' protests.

Hong Kong activists jailed for role in 2014 protests

Reporter's Notebook

The year that shook Hong Kong's democracy

With arrests and tensions with mainland China, developments of 2017 seen by many as highly detrimental to city's democracy movement.

2017: The year that shook Hong Kong's democracy

Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Protesters call for democratic reform

Demonstrations in the streets of Hong Kong are calling for their government to resist pressures from mainland China to clamp down on democracy.

North Korea

South Korea seizes vessel over 'oil transfer to North'

Officials say customs authorities seized and searched Hong Kong-flagged Lighthouse Winmore for breaching UN resolutions.

South Korea seizes vessel over 'oil transfer to North'

Hong Kong

Jail in Hong Kong for booing China's national anthem

Beijing drafts legislation to imprison Hong Kong democracy activists for three years after football match outbursts.

Jail in Hong Kong for booing China's national anthem

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.