Hong Kong police say missing book editor Lee Bo returns home

Mar 24, 2016

Hong Kong police say missing book editor Lee Bo returns home

A book editor whose disappearance nearly three months ago rattled civil liberties advocates in Hong Kong returned home from the Chinese mainland Thursday, police said. Lee Bo met with Hong Kong immigration and police officers as part of an investigation upon his return but ...

Mar 6, 2016

Second 'missing' Hong Kong bookseller returns home from China: police

The second of five “missing” Hong Kong booksellers who was detained on the mainland returned to the city Sunday, authorities said, in a case that has triggered fears of increasing Chinese interference in the semi-autonomous region. Cheung Chi-ping’s return to Hong Kong comes a ...

Mar 5, 2016

Hong Kong police dismantle World War II bombs

Hong Kong police said Saturday they disposed of eight World War II explosives, after a hiker found the unexploded devices on a trail. Unexploded bombs are usually found by unsuspecting hikers or at construction sites in the southern Chinese city, which was the scene ...

'Missing' bookseller back in Hong Kong: government

Mar 4, 2016

'Missing' bookseller back in Hong Kong: government

One of five “missing” Hong Kong booksellers who was detained on the mainland returned to the city Friday and met police, the government said, in a case that has provoked fears of increasing Chinese interference in the semiautonomous region. Lui Por, who has been ...

Beijing blames 'radical separatists' for Hong Kong riot

Feb 14, 2016

Beijing blames 'radical separatists' for Hong Kong riot

A senior Beijing official on Sunday blamed “radical separatists” for a riot in Hong Kong last week, the worst clashes the city has seen since mass pro-democracy protests. In unusually blunt remarks on a local Hong Kong matter, Zhang Xiaoming, Beijing’s top representative in ...

Hong Kong activists face riot charges after holiday protest

Feb 11, 2016

Hong Kong activists face riot charges after holiday protest

Several dozen people appeared in a Hong Kong court Thursday to face rioting charges following a violent clash earlier this week between protesters and police sparked by a clampdown on holiday street food vendors. Hong Kong police and local media reports said 37 people ...