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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
HK police in fresh assault on protest barricades
Hong Kong police vowed Tuesday to tear down more street barricades manned by pro-democracy protesters, hours after hundreds of officers armed with chainsaws and boltcutters partially cleared two major roads occupied for a fortnight.
Attacks by masked men on Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters have shone an uncomfortable spotlight on the city's pervasive and shadowy “triad” crime gangs, renewing accusations they are working in collusion with the government.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Hong Kong police remove more protest zone barriers
Hong Kong police removed some barricades on Tuesday from the edge of pro-democracy protest zones that have choked off roads for weeks, the second straight day they have taken such action and signaling their growing impatience with the student-led demonstrators.
Chaos erupted in central Hong Kong Monday as dozens of masked men rushed barricades at the city's main pro-democracy site, sparking renewed accusations that authorities are using hired thugs to disperse demonstrators.
Monday, October 13, 2014
A Chinese scholar and rights advocate who founded an influential non-governmental think tank has been detained on the criminal charge of provoking troubles, his lawyer said Sunday.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Two members of a Chinese cult group were sentenced to death and another to life imprisonment for beating a woman to death in a McDonald's outlet after they unsuccessfully tried to recruit her into their "all-powerful spirit" cult.
Thousands of pro-democracy supporters took to Hong Kong's streets Friday night after protest leaders implored them to dig in for the long haul following the collapse of talks with the government.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Crunch talks between Hong Kong democracy protesters and the government were called off Thursday just hours after demonstrators vowed to ratchet up their occupation of key parts of the city if their demands were not met.
Hong Kong demonstrators vow to fight on as talks collapse
Thursday, October 9, 2014
HK leader under pressure to explain Australian windfall
Hong Kong's embattled leader faces a "huge integrity problem", opposition politicians said Thursday as they called on him to explain why he kept large payments from an Australian company secret.
HK protest leaders vow to 'stay on the streets'
Hong Kong pro-democracy protest leaders pledged to stay on the streets Wednesday in a bid to keep pressure on the government ahead of already fraught talks on political reform.
  
  
  
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