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Three men guilty in Hong Kong explosives plot

Hong Kong - Three men were found guilty of possessing and conspiring to make explosives ahead of a contentious 2015 vote on political reform by a Hong Kong court Friday.

White powder found at US consulate in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - Police in hazmat suits entered the US Consulate General in Hong Kong Monday after an envelope containing white powder sparked a security alert at the complex.

Defiant Hong Kong football fans boo Chinese anthem

Hong Kong - Defiant Hong Kong football fans booed the Chinese national anthem at a home match against Bahrain Thursday, ahead of the implementation of a law making it illegal to disrespect the song.

Hong Kong democracy activist found guilty of sandwich 'attack'

Hong Kong - Hong Kong democracy activist Avery Ng was Tuesday found guilty of assault for throwing a sandwich towards the city's then-leader which hit a police officer.

Hong Kong to become first Asian host of Gay Games

Hong Kong - Hong Kong will become the first Asian city to host the Gay Games in 2022 with rights campaigners celebrating the winning bid for a city often criticised for lagging on LGBT rights.

Don't treat us as heroes says bailed Hong Kong activist Wong

Hong Kong - Ten weeks in jail has had an effect on Joshua Wong; he is pensive, reflective and thinner. It is an experience that has forced him to weigh up the cost of being the most recognised face of Hong Kong's democracy campaign.

Hong Kong schools in 'brainwashing' row over China speech

Hong Kong - The Hong Kong government was accused of "brainwashing" on Thursday after it suggested schools broadcast to students a live address by a Beijing official visiting the city.

Fears mount over bookseller 'freed' by China

Hong Kong - Concern was growing Wednesday over the whereabouts of dissident publisher Gui Minhai, who failed to contact his family after Chinese authorities said they had released him from detention.

Jailed Hong Kong pro-democracy activists released on bail

Hong Kong - Jailed Hong Kong democracy activists Joshua Wong and Nathan Law were released on bail Tuesday pending an appeal against sentences handed down for their role in the 2014 Umbrella Movement protests.

Jailed Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released on bail

Hong Kong - Jailed democracy activists Joshua Wong and Nathan Law were released on bail Tuesday pending an appeal against convictions for their role in the 2014 Umbrella Movement protests.

British human rights activist barred from entering Hong Kong

Hong Kong - A British human rights activist who has criticised the jailing of democracy campaigners in Hong Kong was barred Wednesday from visiting the semi-autonomous Chinese city.

Hong Kongers must stand up for China, says leader Lam

Hong Kong - Hong Kongers have a duty to stand up for China over threats to its sovereignty, the territory's leader Carrie Lam said Wednesday, months after Beijing warned against any challenge to its control over the semi-autonomous city.

Former Hong Kong leader appears in court over sandwich 'attack'

Hong Kong - Unpopular former Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying testified Wednesday in a case involving a sandwich thrown at him by a pro-democracy activist.

$37.7 million bowl sets Chinese ceramic auction record

Hong Kong - A 1,000-year-old bowl from China's Song Dynasty sold for US$37.7 million in Hong Kong on Tuesday, breaking the record for Chinese ceramics, auction house Sotheby's said.The small piece -- which dates from 960-1127 -- stole the previous record of $36.

Hong Kong democracy activist in court for throwing 'smelly' sandwich

Hong Kong - A Hong Kong pro-democracy activist who threw a "smelly fish sandwich" at a police officer as voters went to the polls last year pleaded not guilty to assault Tuesday.

Bowl sells for Chinese porcelain record $37.7 million: Sotheby’s

Hong Kong - A 1,000-year-old bowl from China's Song Dynasty sold at auction for $37.7 million on Tuesday, breaking the record for Chinese porcelain, auction house Sotheby’s said.The small piece -- which dates from 960-1127 -- broke the previous record of $36.

Hong Kong democracy rally marks China national day

Hong Kong - Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to mark China's national day with a pro-democracy rally, and voice growing fears that the city's liberties are under threat from Beijing.

Hong Kong democracy rally marks China national day

Hong Kong - Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to mark China's national day with a pro-democracy rally and voice growing fears that the city's liberties are under threat from Beijing.

Hundreds mark third anniversary of Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement

Hong Kong - Hundreds gathered outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong Thursday to mark the third anniversary of mass pro-democracy rallies known as the Umbrella Movement, as fears grow over Beijing's tightening grip on the city.

US commerce secretary hopeful about Trump-Xi trade talks

Hong Kong - US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Wednesday said he was optimistic about trade talks between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping when they meet in November.
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