Hong Kong | Carrie Lam makes personal apology, but won’t resign

Pro-democracy lawmakers and activists rejected a new apology yesterday by the city’s leader over a highly unpopular extradition bill, demanding that she quit and that

Hong Kong leader: Extradition bill unlikely to be revived

Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized today (Tuesday) for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived during the current legislative session. But Chief Executive

Carrie Lam fighting for political life after bill fiasco

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer

Joshua Wong joins masses after release from prison

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong joined calls for Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s resignation after being released from a two-month jail sentence that sidelined him from some

Hong Kong | Massive protests draw apology from Carrie Lam

Hong Kong citizens marched for hours yesterday in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city’s top leader for her handling of legislation

Briefs | High-risk of Dengue predicted for Zhuhai

The Health Commission of Guangdong Province has evaluated Zhuhai to be a high-risk area for dengue fever transmission. The commission reported last week that, as of June 12, Guangdong

The latest: Hong Kong protest activists reject apology

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all timesMacau/HK time): 11:15 p.m. Pro-democracy activists helping to drive mass protests in Hong Kong over a

Hong Kong in limbo as extradition protests crisis deepens

Hong Kong’s legislature suspended meetings yesterday as leaders considered their next steps following violent clashes between police and protesters who oppose a bill that would

The long road since ’97

On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee- Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, “For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong

Hong Kong risks Occupy 2.0 as protesters vow to keep fighting

Protesters flooding downtown Hong Kong to stop the government’s proposed extradition law effectively presented the city’s leaders with an ultimatum: back down, or risk violent clashes that

Analysis | Hong Kong, standing for freedom and justice once more

On June 9, the march against the government sponsored extradition bill felt like a recast of the protest held on July 1 2003 against the enactment of

Financial fallout | Stock analyst spooked by extradition law may leave HK

Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill has at least one stock-market analyst considering a move out of the city. Gillem Tulloch, whose GMT Research Ltd.

Security firm warns businesses of counter protests

Hong Kong-based Steve Vickers & Associates (SVA) advised businesses yesterday to evaluate their risk profiles amid growing unrest in the HKSAR and the possibility of counter protests

HKD11 billion bid dropped on ‘instability’

Goldin Financial Holdings Ltd. is dropping its successful HKD11.1 billion (USD1.42 billion) bid for a land parcel located in the Kai Tak area in Kowloon, Hong Kong, the

Stories from the streets | Macau journalist says he was attacked by Hong Kong police during interview

A local journalist from All About Macau said he was attacked by a Hong Kong police officer yesterday while interviewing demonstrators in the neighboring SAR.

Hong Kong | Police fire tear gas, rubber bullets in ‘riot situation’

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and high-pressure water hoses against protesters who massed outside government headquarters today in opposition to a proposed extradition bill that has become a lightning

Political strife continues on eve of extradition bill second reading

Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strikes in an attempt

Hong Kong bracing for unprecedented strikes

Hong Kong braced for rare strikes and further protests amid an escalating standoff over a controversial bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China. Local companies

Student activist vows to resist extradition bill

Many Hong Kong residents were angered by a decision by the territory’s leader to move ahead with an extradition bill despite a massive weekend protest, a

Guangdong aims to bolster ties with San Francisco Bay Area

China’s Guangdong Province wants more cooperation with the San Francisco Bay Area on scientific innovation and the low carbon industry, a senior provincial official from the mainland

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