Hong Kong student pro-democracy leader Joshua Wong was among five protesters detained Thursday after they ran onto a motorway to intercept the motorcade of a top Chinese official during a highly-charged visit to the city.
One of China's most powerful officials said he would listen to political demands from Hongkongers in a conciliatory start to a visit Tuesday that has stirred anger in a city resentful of Beijing's tightening grip.
For the majority of Hong Kongers, the notion of breaking away from mainland China is far-fetched -- but pro-independence leader Andy Chan insists it can become a reality as fears grow Beijing is tightening its grip.
Luxury fashion brand Gucci has warned Hong Kong shops selling paper handbags and other goods as offerings for the dead not to market items resembling their products.
Hong Kong's Beijing-friendly leader warned Tuesday the city will lose investment and job opportunities if residents continue to seek independence, painting a bleak economic picture of the former British colony without Chinese support.
Unpopular Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying gave evidence Tuesday in an assault case against a legislator who threw a glass at him in parliament, the first time a sitting chief executive has testified in court.
China announced its first-ever "fix" for the gold price on Tuesday, as the world's biggest producer and consumer of the yellow metal seeks to establish its own benchmark.
A book detailing the life of former Hong Kong shipping magnate Yue-kong Pao has entered its second edition, aiming to give readers a better understanding of his work and achievements.
The Hong Kong government has threatened to "take action" against a new independence party and China slammed the group, which said Thursday it had been blocked from registering for political reasons.
Young Hong Kongers who set up a party calling for independence from the mainland were labeled "political hooligans" by Chinese media on Wednesday, which questioned the legality of their ideas.