Xi warns Hong Kong and Macau in 'one China' message

Dec 20, 2014

Xi warns Hong Kong and Macau in 'one China' message

Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday to remember they are part of “one China,” as pro-democracy campaigners in both semiautonomous territories call for free leadership elections. Security has been tight during Xi’s two-day visit to Macau to mark the ...

Hong Kong tycoon, ex-deputy leader found guilty of massive corruption

Dec 19, 2014

Hong Kong tycoon, ex-deputy leader found guilty of massive corruption

Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok and the government’s former deputy leader, Rafael Hui, were found guilty of corruption Friday in a blockbuster trial that shocked a city known for clean governance. Kwok’s billionaire brother Raymond was cleared after a seven-month trial over payments ...

Hong Kong police to shut down last pro-democracy protest site

Dec 13, 2014

Hong Kong police to shut down last pro-democracy protest site

Hong Kong police said Saturday that they would clear out the third and final pro-democracy protest camp this week, putting an end to demonstrations that have blocked traffic in the southern Chinese city’s streets for 2½ months. Police spokesman Steve Hui said authorities were ...

Dec 11, 2014

Timeline of Hong Kong pro-democracy protests

Hong Kong police swooped on the city’s main pro-democracy protest site on Thursday, clearing away tents and barricades after more than two months of rallies. Here is a timeline of key dates in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement: June 10: Beijing issues a “white paper” ...

Hong Kong police arrest protesters in main camp

Dec 11, 2014

Hong Kong police arrest protesters in main camp

Hong Kong police on Thursday took away demonstrators who refused to leave the main prodemocracy protest camp and tore down their tents in a final push to retake streets occupied by activists for two and a half months. The first person arrested was carried ...