Hong Kong's leader called on the city to unite behind its current political system Saturday in the face of increasing calls for independence from mainland China, as protesters were bundled from the auditorium where he was speaking.
Hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy supporters holding yellow umbrellas held three minutes' silence outside the city's government offices Wednesday to mark the second anniversary of mass protests challenging Beijing.
Hong Kong police have arrested more than 2,000 people in raids on suspected criminal triad gangs, with the city's underworld in the spotlight after a lawmaker received death threats.
Hong Kong police Wednesday arrested six people with suspected triad links over death threats to a newly-elected lawmaker who advocates greater autonomy from China.
China said Tuesday it had secured the return of a corruption suspect from France, the first such case since the two countries signed an extradition treaty that took effect in 2015.
A Hong Kong lawmaker advocating more autonomy from China who won a seat in landmark elections last weekend said Thursday he had received "death threats" before and since the polls as he reported them to police.
Beijing has warned new Hong Kong lawmakers not to back independence for the semi-autonomous city after young anti-China activists won seats for the first time in key weekend elections.1 Comment
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that ties with Beijing had entered a new era following a charm offensive which saw 56 business deals signed.
A new generation of young Hong Kong politicians advocating a break from Beijing became lawmakers for the first time Monday in the biggest poll since mass pro-democracy rallies in 2014.
Young Hong Kong independence activists calling for a complete break from China stood for the first time Sunday in city-wide legislative elections, the biggest polls since mass pro-democracy protests in 2014.