Hong Kong's leader on Tuesday warned one of the city's top legal bodies against getting involved in politics, in the latest sign of the government telling professional bodies to toe Beijing's line.
China's anti-sanctions law will be implemented in some form in Hong Kong, the city's leader confirmed Tuesday, a move that will add fresh regulatory pressure on international companies in the finance hub.
Hong Kong's national security police on Friday raided buildings at the city's top university after its student leaders paid tribute to a man who stabbed a policeman.
21 Dec 2020
The Hong Kong government's decision to use a colonial-era emergency law to ban face masks at protests last year was both proportionate and legal, the city's top court ruled Monday.
1 Jul 2020
Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday hailed a sweeping national security law imposed by Beijing as the "most important development" since the city was handed back to China.
9 Jun 2020
Hong Kong on Tuesday marked a year since pro-democracy protests erupted, as mass arrests, coronavirus bans on gatherings and a looming national security law kept a lid on any return to city-wide unrest.
2 Jun 2020
Hong Kong's leader accused the United States on Tuesday of applying "double standards" in its response to violent protests as she warned Washington's plan to place trade restrictions on the financial hub would "only hurt themselves".
26 May 2020
China's plans to impose a new security law on Hong Kong will not erode freedoms, the city's leader said Tuesday, as she tried to reassure international businesses and foreign governments alarmed by the proposal.
11 May 2020
Hong Kong police arrested hundreds of people during weekend democracy protests -- including a 12-year-old boy -- officials said Monday, in the first major political unrest since the coronavirus outbreak began.
11 May 2020
Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader on Monday vowed to overhaul the city's education system, arguing its liberal studies curriculum helped fuel last year's violent pro-democracy protests.
16 Jan 2020
Hong Kong may be allowed to keep its unique freedoms beyond their 2047 expiry date, its leader said Thursday, but only if inhabitants remain loyal to Beijing's vision of how the city should be run.
16 Dec 2019
Chinese President Xi Jinping told beleaguered Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday that she had Beijing's "unwavering support" despite another huge pro-democracy rally earlier this month and her government's thrashing at recent local elections.