Activists say a ruling to outlaw the slogan will tighten limits on free speech.
For James Pomfret's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Thursday's early-morning raid by 500 police officers was a shock, not only to Apple Daily staffers but to journalists throughout China's freest city.
The comments come as other envoys, business people and activists have spoken about the chilling effect on their relationships and connections across China's most international city.
Observers said the action extended the tightening national security apparatus into elite tiers of the banking system for the first time.
The proposed reform will put further pressure on pro-democracy activists, who are already the subject of a crackdown, and has ruffled the feathers of some Beijing loyalists.
A year after young activists, veteran democrats and others formed the boldest revolt against Beijing in decades, Hong Kong is rapidly being "mainlandized," democracy advocates say.
Tightening its control over efforts to manage the upheaval in Hong Kong, the Chinese leadership has set up a crisis command center on the mainland side of the border and is considering replacing its official liaison to the restive semi-autonomous city, people familiar with ...
After months of sometimes violent unrest in Hong Kong, an election with record turnout handed a big victory to pro-democracy local district council candidates, posing a new conundrum for Beijing and adding pressure on the city's leader. In the run-up to the citywide elections Sunday, ...
The city’s leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday announced the withdrawal of an extradition bill that triggered months of unrest and threw the Chinese-ruled city into its worst crisis in decades.
Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused "unforgivable havoc" by igniting the political crisis engulfing the city and would quit if she had a choice, according to an audio recording of remarks she made last week to a group of businesspeople. At ...