Sunday, November 16, 2014
Three Hong Kong students who have led protests for greater democracy in the former British colony were denied in their attempt Saturday to go to Beijing to meet with top Chinese officials.2 Comments
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Hong Kong student leaders plan to fly to Beijing Saturday to try to meet China's top officials to press their case for a greater say in choosing the territory's next leader.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the U.S. had no role in fostering pro-democracy protests that have shut down parts of Hong Kong for six weeks, denying allegations in Chinese state media.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Hong Kong bailiffs and police are planning to take action at pro-democracy protest sites in the city as pressure grows on demonstrators to leave, the government said Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
A British banker charged with the grisly murders of two women flashed a smile as he left a Hong Kong court Monday, after his case was adjourned so he can undergo psychiatric evaluation.
China is opening its stock market wider to foreigners, approving a cross-border trading link Monday that will allow investors in Shanghai and Hong Kong to buy and sell shares on both exchanges.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters marched on Sunday to the Chinese government's offices in the semi-autonomous city, demanding direct talks with Beijing officials after six weeks of mass street rallies.
The murder of two young Indonesian women in Hong Kong allegedly by a British expatriate has sparked a backlash against wealthy Western bankers accused of treating the financial hub as their own personal playground.
Hong Kong farming villages bordering mainland China are locked in a bitter struggle against property developers accused of “land hoarding,” as resentment of the city's vast wealth gap fuels democracy protests.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Thousands of people marched through Hong Kong for the city's gay pride parade on Saturday, some of them wrapped in rainbow flags or dressed in drag.