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Hong Kong: East Asian city
Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a special administrative region on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in southern China. With over 7.4 million people of various nationalities in a 1,104-square-kilometre (426 sq mi) territory, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world.

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Hong Kong justice secretary due in Beijing on Wednesday amid protests

Hong Kong's secretary for justice, Teresa Cheng, will travel to Beijing on Wednesday, the city government said, as protests in the Asian financial center against an extradition bill she had supported..
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Hong Kong leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called 'rioters'

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters involved in the latest clashes with the police could be described as "rioters" and that she supported police upholding the law and seeking those..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Hong Kong

Riot police clash with protesters inside Hong Kong mall [Video]Riot police clash with protesters inside Hong Kong mall

Hong Kong riot police clashed with protesters inside a mall on Sunday night (July 14) as they tried to disperse tens of thousands rallying against a controversial extradition bill in the residential..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

AB InBev shares slide after demise of IPO plans [Video]AB InBev shares slide after demise of IPO plans

AB InBev shares fell Monday after the demise of its planned Hong Kong IPO. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:43Published

Hong Kong leader calls protesters Hong Kong leader calls protesters "rioters"

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she supported the police in upholding the law and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:44Published

Thousands back on Hong Kong streets to keep up pressure [Video]Thousands back on Hong Kong streets to keep up pressure

Protests' focus veers from extradition bill to broader issues increasing tension between HK people and mainland Chinese.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:09Published

Hong Kong protests: Journalists hold 'silent march' against alleged police violence [Video]Hong Kong protests: Journalists hold 'silent march' against alleged police violence

10,000 people also marched in the border town of Sha Tin calling for genuinely democratic voting in the former British colony. A handful called for an independent Hong Kong.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:15Published

Hong Kong protesters take aim at Chinese traders [Video]Hong Kong protesters take aim at Chinese traders

Demonstrators protest Chinese middlemen buying bulk quantities of duty-free goods at border town to sell on mainland.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:30Published

Protesters and police clash in Hong Kong after peaceful march [Video]Protesters and police clash in Hong Kong after peaceful march

Police used pepper spray and batons to disperse the crowd as fleeing protesters scrambled over each other, with some falling to the ground.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Hong Kong protests: Several thousand march against mainland Chinese traders in town near border [Video]Hong Kong protests: Several thousand march against mainland Chinese traders in town near border

Demonstrators in the Hong Kong territorial town of Sheung Shui seized on another grievance following major unrest over an extradition bill.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:05Published

Budweiser’s IPO swagger turns into a drunk stumble [Video]Budweiser’s IPO swagger turns into a drunk stumble

Budweiser Brewing Company APAC, the Asia-Pacific business of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has guided potential investors towards the bottom of a marketed pricing range for its up to $9.8 billion Hong Kong..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

Hong Kong activists promise more protests [Video]Hong Kong activists promise more protests

For many protesters their movement is more than the extradition bill, it's about Hong Kong's relationship with China.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:41Published

'We will not step back!' Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure [Video]'We will not step back!' Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure

Hong Kong protesters are vowing to keep up the pressure on their government over democracy and human rights.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 06:23Published

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam says controversial extradition bill is 'dead' [Video]Hong Kong's Carrie Lam says controversial extradition bill is 'dead'

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam says controversial extradition bill is 'dead'

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 08:27Published

China's PLA hints it will stay out of HK turmoil [Video]China's PLA hints it will stay out of HK turmoil

The Chinese military commander responsible for Hong Kong has assured a Pentagon official that Chinese troops will not interfere in the city's affairs – an apparent signal that they will stay in their..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:42Published

Protesters firm as HK says extradition bill 'dead' [Video]Protesters firm as HK says extradition bill 'dead'

Carrie Lam's climbdown comes as protesters vow more rallies to demand complete withdrawal of the controversial bill.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:41Published

'Bill is dead': Hong Kong's Lam after protests [Video]'Bill is dead': Hong Kong's Lam after protests

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the extradition bill that's sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades is "dead", but for some protesters that's too little, too late. Michelle..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill 'dead' [Video]Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill 'dead'

Carrie Lam stops short of withdrawing the bill which has triggered unprecedented streets protests in the city.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 09:23Published

Thousands march in Hong Kong to draw mainland Chinese attention [Video]Thousands march in Hong Kong to draw mainland Chinese attention

Tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators march to show Chinese visitors the reasons for their mass protests.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:29Published

Huge march in Hong Kong against extradition bill [Video]Huge march in Hong Kong against extradition bill

Protesters in Hong Kong took their message to visitors from mainland China on Sunday in a march to a high-speed rail station that connects to Guangdong city and other mainland destinations.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:20Published

China says existing U.S. tariffs must be removed for a trade deal [Video]China says existing U.S. tariffs must be removed for a trade deal

Trump officials say trade talks with China to continue next week as China says existing U.S. tariffs will have to be removed for an agreement. Pascale Davies reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

Colonial 'fantasy': UK, China clash over Hong Kong [Video]Colonial 'fantasy': UK, China clash over Hong Kong

China told the UK it's living a "fantasy of British colonizers," while London warned Beijing of "serious consequences" if agreements over Hong Kong were not honored, escalating a diplomatic spat over..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:29Published

Grandma Wong shows Hong Kong youth how to protest [Video]Grandma Wong shows Hong Kong youth how to protest

Among the hundreds of thousands of protesters who have clogged the streets of Hong Kong in recent weeks, silver-haired, bespectacled "Grandma Wong", usually seen waving a large British flag, stands..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

Hong Kong protests: Opinion split on the violence [Video]Hong Kong protests: Opinion split on the violence

July 1 was the climax of months of protests. No more have been planned but protesters say they are not over, either.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:13Published

Images of June [Video]Images of June

(Warning: graphic content) Images taken by Reuters photographers around the world in June 2019, including the Women's World Cup, protests in Hong Kong, the migrant crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:28Published

 

Hong Kong police demand better protection ahead of more protests

A Hong Kong police officers' union has urged police chiefs to better protect rank-and-file staff as the city braces for rolling protests in coming weeks over a controversial planned extradition treaty..
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Hong Kong leader condemns violence against police, labels protesters 'rioters'

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters involved in the latest clashes with the police could be described as "rioters" and that she supported police upholding the law and seeking those..
Reuters - Published

Clashes break out as Hong Kong protesters escalate fight in suburbs

Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill that has revived fears of China tightening its grip over the..
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Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters fire up fight in the suburbs

Tens of thousands rallied in Hong Kong on Sunday driven by deep-seated anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill which has revived fears of Beijing attempting to erode freedoms in the..
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Hong Kong protesters resume chorus of opposition to extradition bill

Thousands rallied in Hong Kong for a second day on Sunday, in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers, as deep-seated anger and frustration at the government's handling of an extradition bill..
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Hong Kong activists target mainland shoppers in latest wave of protests

Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's handling of an extradition bill revives other..
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Hong Kong activists protesting Chinese traders clash with police

In panicky scenes, fleeing protesters scrambled over each other, some falling to the ground as police used pepper spray and batons
CBS News - Published

Hong Kong protesters, police clash as demonstrations target Chinese traders

Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of Chinese traders, seizing on another grievance..
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After scuffles, Hong Kong police warn protesters to refrain from violence, leave scene

Hong Kong police appealed to protesters on Saturday to refrain from violence and leave the area after scuffles in the town of Sheung Shui, where thousands of demonstrators had converged earlier in the..
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong protesters march near border to target traders from China

Several thousand Hong Kong people marched on Saturday to protest against mainland Chinese traders in a border town, tapping into sentiment behind huge demonstrations against an extradition bill to..
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Hong Kong protesters take aim at Chinese traders

Hong Kong activists gathered to protest against mainland Chinese traders in a town near the border on Saturday, seeking to channel energy from huge demonstrations against an extradition bill to another..
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Exclusive: Singapore cautions wealth managers on aggressively courting HK business

Singapore has cautioned wealth managers against aggressively marketing their services or making other efforts to woo clients to the city state by capitalizing on rival Hong Kong's political turmoil,..
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Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester

Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former..
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China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader

China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is grappling with the city's greatest political..
Reuters - Published

Imagine all the Post-its: Hong Kong protesters come together with 'Lennon Walls'

During Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" of 2014, colorful Post-it notes of support covered a wall near where protesters camped in the streets calling for democracy in the Chinese-controlled city,..
Reuters - Published

In challenge to Beijing, Hong Kong activists attempt to take fight to mainland

Hong Kong's faceless protest movement is embarking on a bold new strategy that poses a direct challenge to the city's political masters in Beijing: activists want to export their "revolution" to..
Reuters - Published

From Iron Lady to lame duck: Hong Kong leader's departure seen as mere matter of time

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's apologies and explanations for a doomed extradition bill have failed to quell political tension and her departure is now seen by many in the Chinese-ruled city as merely a..
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Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands.
USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Hong Kong protesters to continue after bill declared "dead"

Hong Kong protest leaders opposed to the administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday that they will continue their demonstrations, even after Lam declared the effort to amend a highly..
CBS News - Published

Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say

Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the city is not equipped to deal with, medical..
Reuters - Published

Breakingviews - Hong Kong chief's humiliating retreat comes late

Hong Kong’s embattled leader is beating a belated retreat. Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that a controversial bill allowing extraditions to the mainland was dead, calling the government’s work to..
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead, but critics unconvinced

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the Chinese-ruled city's biggest crisis in decades is dead and that government work on the legislation had been a "total..
Reuters - Published Also reported by •CBS News

Exclusive: China's PLA signals it will keep Hong Kong-based troops in barracks

The Chinese military commander responsible for Hong Kong has assured a Pentagon official that Chinese troops will not interfere in the city's affairs – an apparent signal that they will stay in their..
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong singer-activist urges U.N. rights body to defend territory

China is tightening its grip on Hong Kong and the territory's autonomy and democratic freedoms are slipping away, a prominent Hong Kong activist told the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday in a plea..
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Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest

Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors..
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China's envoy to Britain laments 'Cold War mentality' over Hong Kong protests

China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kong, China's ambassador to London said on Sunday.
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong protesters march again, hope to explain grievances to Chinese visitors

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of one of Hong Kong's main tourism districts on Sunday to explain to mainland Chinese visitors their opposition to an extradition bill that has..
Reuters - Published

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