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.
Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers joined a candlelight vigil Thursday night marking the crushing of the 1989 student-led Tiananmen Square protests, an annual commemoration that takes on greater meaning for the city's young after last autumn's pro-democracy demonstrations sharpened their sense of unease with Beijing.
Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers said on Sunday they would "definitely" veto the government's planned political reforms after a last-ditch meeting with Chinese officials failed to reach any agreement.1 Comment
Malaysia barred a veteran Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker from entering the country Friday branding him a "troublemaker," days after student leader Joshua Wong was denied entry over fears he would threaten ties with China.
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was on Tuesday refused admission to Malaysia, where he planned to speak about the city's pro-democracy movement and the anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square massacre.
A wild boar that strayed into Hong Kong's urban jungle caused havoc when it wandered into a shop and forced staff and customers to leave, authorities said on Monday.
Hong Kong police on Monday arrested one of six suspects who fled with millions in ransom money after a kidnapping, the city's new police commissioner Stephen Lo said.
Hong Kong police were hunting for up to six men who kidnapped a woman then reportedly fled with millions in ransom after their hostage was rescued, authorities said Wednesday.
Beijing on Thursday defended Hong Kong's plan to vet candidates for its 2017 leadership election, saying it represented public opinion "from all walks of life" in the territory despite mass pro-democracy protests on the issue last year.
Hong Kong activists stand up for democratic rights against mainland-backed election reform proposals
Hong Kong's government unveiled election reform proposals Wednesday, setting the stage for another round of confrontation with pro-democracy activists and lawmakers opposed to Beijing-mandated restrictions on candidates for the city's top job.