Carrie Lam (pictured holding bouquet in center of photo), the candidate favored by China's Communist leadership was chosen as Hong Kong's first-ever female leader on Sunday, in the first such vote since huge pro-democracy protests erupted over the semiautonomous Chinese city's election system in 2014.
Hong Kong election panel picks Carrie Lam, Beijing's favored candidate, to be city's next leader.
A committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites is casting ballots Sunday to choose Hong Kong's next leader in the first such vote since 2014's huge pro-democracy protests.
Pro-democracy activists and hundreds of supporters marched in Hong Kong Saturday ahead of a vote for the city's next leader which they reject as a sham.
Chinese actress Fan Bingbing and Japanese actor Tadanobu Asano pose after winning the Best Actor and Actress Awards of the Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong on Tuesday, March 21.
The three candidates vying to be Hong Kong's next leader squared off in a feisty debate in front of hundreds of voters who peppered them with questions.
Ko Oi-sum's simple village home on the northwestern edge of Hong Kong is surrounded by trees planted by her mother -- she dries the leaves to make tea, espousing their health benefits.
Three young Hong Kong protesters were jailed for three years Friday on "riot" charges for their part in anti-China protests last year as tensions rise ahead of a vote for the city's next leader.
China has dismissed the Dalai Lama as "deceptive" after the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader criticized some Beijing leaders in an interview with British comedian John Oliver.
A Tibetan exile prays by touching a roll of multicolored prayer flags to her head on the third day of the Tibetan New Year called "Losar" in Dharmsala, India, Wednesday, March 1. Tibetans celebrated the third day of the Firebird year by tying multicolored prayer flags on high poles and praying.