Young Hong Kong independence activists calling for a complete break from China stood in major elections for the first time Sunday, the biggest vote since 2014 pro-democracy rallies.
Hong Kongers are heading to the polls Sunday in the first major election since 2014 pro-democracy street protests.
Two years after the end of chaotic pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a number of young activists who were politically awakened by the movement hope to keep its spirit alive by running for political office on Sunday.
U.S. actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger cheers on a young participant on a stationary bicycle while officiating the Arnold Classic Asia Multi-Sport Festival in Hong Kong on Saturday, Aug. 20.
Three leaders of Hong Kong's "Umbrella Revolution" avoided jail Monday over 2014 pro-democracy protests as a court said political tension would not sway its judgement, in a city divided by Beijing's tightening grip.
A British banker accused of murdering two Indonesian women who were found mutilated in his upscale Hong Kong apartment appeared at the High Court Thursday, ahead of his October trial.
Candidates banned from standing for election in Hong Kong because they are advocating a split from mainland China led the city's first pro-independence rally Friday as tension over the upcoming vote escalates.
A high-profile Hong Kong pro-independence leader said Tuesday he had been barred from standing in upcoming parliamentary elections -- the latest candidate backing separation from mainland China to be disqualified.
Hong Kong and southern China hunkered down Monday as Typhoon Nida swirled towards the region, with hundreds of flights canceled, schools closed and ferries halted.
Eight men who kidnapped a Hong Kong fashion heiress and held her in a cave as they negotiated a multimillion-U.S.-dollar ransom were sentenced to up to 15 years in prison Friday, a mainland court said.