Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong's lame duck? Leader Lam faces fight for political life

As calls for her resignation become louder, analysts say Carrie Lam pays the price for political miscalculations.

Hong Kong's lame duck? Leader Lam faces fight for political life

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from jail

The 22-year-old pledges to join extradition bill protests and calls for beleaguered leader Carrie Lam to step down.

AJ Impact

Plunge in Singapore's exports highlights Asian economic troubles

Analysts blame a fall in demand from China as it adjusts to an ongoing trade war with the United States.

Plunge in Singapore's exports highlights Asian economic troubles

Hong Kong protests

'Two million' march against extradition bill

Hong Kong leader apologises after about two million people march demanding her resignation and bill's full withdrawal.

Hong Kong leader apologises for handling of extradition bill

Inside Story

How will Hong Kong deal with growing public discontent?

Anger over Hong Kong's controversial extradition bill isn't going away, even after it was suspended.

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong protesters rally despite government climbdown

Protesters demand extradition bill be scrapped permanently a day after city government suspended it indefinitely.

Human Rights

'Deep concerns' over UN official's trip to China's Xinjiang

US says China could use UN visit to Xinjiang to portray repression of Uighurs as 'legitimate counterterrorism'.

'Deep concerns' over UN official's trip to China's Xinjiang

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong to suspend divisive extradition bill, say reports

Leader Carrie Lam is expected to address local media after several pro-Beijing politicians called for pause on bill.

Hong Kong to suspend divisive extradition bill, say reports

AJ Impact

Ex-chemistry teacher becomes richest self-made woman in Asia

She founded a drug company and is now wealthier than Christy Walton, the widow of Walmart founder Sam Walton's son.

Ex-chemistry teacher becomes richest self-made woman in Asia

AJ Impact

UBS chief economist 'on leave' over China comments

The Swiss investment bank is struggling to contain the fallout over his remarks on pork in China.

UBS chief economist 'on leave' over China comments

AJ Impact

'A financial fight': Hong Kong protesters target the economy

Some protesters say damaging parts of the economy in the short term will help save Hong Kong's autonomy for the future.

'A financial fight': Hong Kong protesters target the economy

Inside Story

What difference does the Eurasian SCO bloc make on world stage?

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation holds yet another summit on the heels of a global trade war.

What difference does the Eurasian SCO bloc make on world stage?

Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Leader Lam under pressure as weekend protests loom

Key adviser to Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam pours caution on extradition bill plan amid political crisis.

Hong Kong: Leader Lam under pressure as weekend protests loom

Hong Kong

Deep divisions over what Hong Kong bill will do to rights

Protesters and government dig in over controversial extradition bill that critics fear will destroy Hong Kong freedoms.

Deep divisions over what Hong Kong bill will do to rights

China

China flood death toll jumps to 61: Ministry

Nearly 4 million hectares of farmland damaged and 356,000 evacuated due to heavy rains and flooding, government says.

China flood death toll jumps to 61: Ministry