As one of Hong Kong's most outspoken democracy advocates, media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been on the receiving end of everything from rotten animal entrails to Molotov cocktails in the past 12 months.
Hong Kong lawmakers on Thursday rejected a Beijing-backed electoral reform package derided as "fake democracy" during mass protests last year, leaving the city in deadlock over how its leader should be chosen.2 Comments
Hong Kong lawmakers rejected a Beijing-backed political reform package Thursday as pro-democracy legislators united to vote down a contentious electoral roadmap that has sparked mass protests.
Hong Kong lawmakers laid bare the city's entrenched political divide Wednesday as they locked horns over a reform package ahead of a key vote that pits democracy campaigners against the government.
China warned Tuesday against "radical forces" in Hong Kong after police arrested 10 people on suspicion of making explosives ahead of a vote on a controversial political reform package.
Hong Kong police said Monday they had arrested nine members of a "local syndicate" involved in making explosives and said at least one claimed to be a member of a radical group.
Pro-democracy campaigners took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday, but in far smaller numbers than expected, before a vote on a political reform package that has divided the city and sparked mass protests.
With days to go before lawmakers vote on a controversial political reform package that has split Hong Kong, pro-democracy protesters who have camped out at the legislature for months are preparing to go home.
A senior foreign banker was arrested in Hong Kong after his Ferrari was involved in a crash in a car park which killed a security guard, reports said Wednesday.
Two Hong Kong journalists who just returned from a news coverage mission in South Korea have been quarantined for fear of contracting the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), according to a report on the Apple Daily's website Sunday.