Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Organizers of a pro-democracy group who vowed to take over Hong Kong's streets admitted Tuesday they were powerless to change China's plan to vet candidates for the city's next leader, but said their protest would go ahead.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Hong Kong activists launched their fight against Beijing's landmark decision to limit voting reforms on Monday, heckling a senior Chinese official during angry scenes after hopes for full democracy were crushed.
Monday, September 1, 2014
China Sunday announced rules giving it control over who can stand in Hong Kong's next leadership election, triggering tears and fury in the city where democracy activists vowed to stage a mass sit-in.
Taiwan's China policy planner expressed regret Sunday that candidates for the next leader of Hong Kong must be screened before they are eligible to run in the special administrative region's first popular election in 2017.
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Hong Kong democracy advocates expressed alarm Friday after Chinese army vehicles were photographed traveling down a major thoroughfare, in what they condemned as a show of “military might” ahead of expected protests.
Friday, August 29, 2014
Hong Kongers must accept Beijing's version of democracy even if they think it is imperfect because the interests of the city's business community have to be safeguarded, one of China's foremost legal experts said Thursday.
Hong Kong anti-corruption officials early Thursday raided the home of Jimmy Lai, an outspoken mogul whose media empire is often fiercely critical of Beijing.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Four people were arrested as police shut down voting facilities in Macau on Sunday after activists ignored strong objections from Beijing and held an unofficial referendum on electoral reform, the event organizer said.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Thousands protested in Hong Kong Sunday against plans by pro-democracy activists to paralyze the city center with a mass sit-in unless China grants acceptable electoral reforms.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
A Hong Kong pro-democracy media magnate appeared in a humorous video to counter an obituary of him published Thursday in a rival newspaper.