Thousands of people march on the first day of 2017 at a downtown street in Hong Kong Sunday, Jan. 1. Nearly 5,000 people marched in the New Year's Day protest against an attempt by the semi-autonomous Chinese city's government to disqualify four pro-democracy lawmakers, police said.
Hong Kong on Friday confirmed its second human case of bird flu this season, days after an elderly man died of the virus.
Busy traffic, loud noise and constant passersby? Not a problem for these cats.
Two ousted pro-independence Hong Kong lawmakers on Wednesday announced they were making a final bid to overturn a controversial Beijing-linked ban preventing them from taking up their seats in parliament.
Trade protectionism measures targeting Chinese goods will continue to be "severe" in 2017 as anti-globalization forces are likely to keep growing in the United States. Also, many European politicians may play the "China Card" in their elections, senior trade officials said on Thursday.
Hong Kong's financial chief quit Monday, in what is widely seen as a prelude to a leadership bid for the southern Chinese city's top job.
Hong Kong's finance chief resigned Monday ahead of what is widely expected to be a tilt at the city leadership.
Around a thousand protesters rallied in Hong Kong Saturday against a crackdown on pro-democracy lawmakers and an electoral system skewed toward Beijing ahead of elections for a new city leader.
Hong Kong's unpopular leader Leung Chun-ying, who has been vilified by critics as a puppet of Beijing, said Friday he would not run again for office after a term marked by anti-China protests and political divisions.
Seventy-five years ago, a handful of idealistic "Free French" took up arms to defend the British colony of Hong Kong in a futile battle against Japanese invaders.1 Comment