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China denies request for US Navy warships to visit a restive Hong Kong

China has rejected a request for two upcoming U.S. Navy warship visits to Hong Kong amid massive, weeks-long protests that are taking place in the former British colony, a U.S. defense official told Fox News....

China denies request for US Navy warships to visit a restive Hong Kong

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China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. Navy ships amid tensions China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy warships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the political crisis...
2019-08-13, 22:00

| China says army can be deployed at Hong Kong's request China issued a stark reminder that its army could be deployed in Hong Kong if city authorities requested support in maintaining "public order" after ...
2019-07-24, 15:48

China warships leave Sydney after surprise visit 'raises hackles' Three Chinese warships sailed out of Sydney on Friday after an unannounced visit that came amid a tussle for influence between Australia and China in...
2019-06-07, 09:16

Navy: Request made to hide USS John McCain during Donald Trump visit The U.S. has acknowledged a request was made to reduce the visibility of the USS John S. McCain during President Donald Trump's visit last weeke to ...
2019-06-02, 02:16

Navy confirms request to ‘minimize’ USS John McCain during Trump visit to Japan The Navy on Saturday confirmed that a request was made to “minimize the visibility” of the U.S.S. John McCain during President Trump’s recent visit t...
2019-06-01, 23:16

Navy acknowledges request was made to hide USS John S. McCain during Trump visit The U.S. Navy has acknowledged that a request was made to hide the USS John S. McCain during President Donald Trump’s recent state visit to Jap...
2019-06-02, 02:00

U.S. denies GM tariff relief request for China-made Buick SUV The Trump administration has denied a General Motors Co request for an exemption to a 25 percent U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport...
2019-06-05, 07:48

U.S. denies GM request for tariff relief on China-made Buick crossover The denial of the nearly year-old petition came in a May 29 letter from the U.S. Trade Representative's office saying the request concerns "a product...
2019-06-05, 02:16

U.S. denies Tesla request for tariff relief on China-made Model 3 'brain' The U.S. Trade Representative, in a May 29 letter denying petitions from the EV maker and a key supplier, said the request concerned "a product strat...
2019-06-13, 20:48

China's Hong Kong office condemns 'near-terrorist acts' at Hong Kong airport China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned what it called "near-terrorist acts" at Hong Kong's airport and reiterated support for local authorities t...
2019-08-14, 09:00

Is Hong Kong still safe to visit? Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and p...
2019-08-16, 23:00

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong amid protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests and led to the temporary closu...
2019-08-12, 20:32

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong while the city is being rocked by mass protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests. Here's what that means for vi...
2019-08-03, 08:00

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
2019-06-17, 17:16

Step aboard the USS Jason Dunham, one of the versatile destroyers the Navy uses to do everything from nabbing pirates to tracking Russian warships US Navy/Mass Comm Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Clay The destroyer USS Jason Dunham is one the Navy's newest warships, commissioned at the end of 20...
2019-07-06, 01:16

China says Turkey president offered support over restive Xinjiang Turkey recognizes the fact that the people of China's Xinjiang lead happy lives, Chinese state media on Tuesday cited Turkish President Tayip Erdogan...
2019-07-02, 15:48

China's new tactic in Hong Kong It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are givin...
2019-08-08, 13:32

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about publi...
2019-06-13, 17:00

China: Hong Kong protesters 'no different to terrorists' Flights have resumed at Hong Kong airport after two days of clashes between pro-democracy supporters and riot police, as China said anti-government p...
2019-08-14, 14:32

Hong Kong still has a future as China's middleman Hong Kong has long been a conduit between China and global business and finance. Now that unique status could be under threat from the gradual erosio...
2019-07-01, 10:48

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong and China 'will be able to work it out' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city agai...
2019-06-12, 23:16

China is blaming the US for Hong Kong protests The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States of influencing the increasingly violent pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hon...
2019-08-01, 02:48

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow peopl...
2019-06-10, 00:16

Disney denies dad’s request to put Spider-Man on 4-year-old son’s grave Disney reportedly refused to allow a grieving father in England to place an etching of Spider-Man on the grave of his 4-year-old son — because, the m...
2019-07-07, 00:16

China to Britain: Keep your 'colonial' hands off Hong Kong China told Britain to keep its hands off Hong Kong on Wednesday while London called for Beijing to honor the agreements made when the city was handed...
2019-07-03, 19:48

China interrupts Hong Kong pop star Denise Ho at UN Chinese diplomats repeatedly interrupted a Hong Kong pop star and activist as she accused Beijing of "preventing our democracy at all costs" in a spe...
2019-07-09, 05:00

China warns UK over Hong Kong: 'No country has right to intervene' China has dismissed the UK's concerns over Hong Kong, warning "no country has the right to intervene" - and insisted the former British colony was no...
2019-07-02, 20:32

British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the continuing protests in Hong Kong, a former British colony, in a meeting at her office with China's v...
2019-06-17, 22:32

China Says Hong Kong Protesters Who Break Law Will Be Punished China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs warned protesters in the city not to underestimate the strength of the central government and urged the loca...
2019-08-06, 16:32

Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain Anyone who loves the unique culture of Hong Kong can sympathize with the demonstrators who are protesting the latest step in a long process of Hong K...
2019-06-27, 19:48

China Will Not Allow Hong Kong Issue To Be Discussed At G20 Summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 to discuss the Hong Kong issue at it...
2019-06-24, 07:00

China says it will support Hong Kong to pass extradition law China said on Monday it will continue to support the Hong Kong government to pass an extradition law, after more than one million people protested in...
2019-06-10, 11:16

China says will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong iss...
2019-06-24, 05:48

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that harde...
2019-08-16, 13:32

Britain No Longer Has Any Responsibility For Hong Kong, Says China Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Mo...
2019-07-01, 16:32

China Says Hong Kong Protests "Absolutely Intolerable" China reacted furiously on Monday to anti-government protesters vandalising the walls of its representative's office in Hong Kong and defacing the na...
2019-07-22, 19:32

| At UN, Hong Kong activist calls for more pressure on China Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice ...
2019-07-09, 15:00

Tension in Hong Kong on eve of anniversary of China handover Pro- and anti-government demonstrators rally, with mass protest planned on MondayThousands of pro-government protesters have rallied outside the gove...
2019-06-30, 19:16

How China Can Recover Even If Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam Quits A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of peopl...
2019-06-18, 06:48

'They will definitely take revenge': how China could respond to the Hong Kong protests Hong Kong has seen its biggest political crisis in decades, but Beijing cannot afford to let the dissent go unpunishedThe Communist Party has always ...
2019-06-30, 05:48

China vows no ‘mercy’ for Hong Kong protesters Chinese authorities accused Hong Kong demonstrators of engaging in "terrorism" and promised to stamp out protests mercilessly after a weekend of brut...
2019-08-13, 10:32

| China tells US to stop trying to 'mess up' Hong Kong Beijing on Friday denounced what it called "violent interference" by US lawmakers critical of what they see as a worsening human rights environment i...
2019-06-14, 19:16

US and China row over 'dangerous' Hong Kong reports on diplomat The US has slammed Chinese-backed media in Hong Kong for their reports on a US envoy who met pro-democracy activists. China is trying to frame mass p...
2019-08-10, 10:32

Hong Kong critical to China but uncertainty reigns China doesn't need the former Crown colony quite as much as it did back in 1997 when it switched from British rule. But the Special Administrative Re...
2019-08-16, 19:32

UK's May urges China to respect autonomy in Hong Kong British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday China must respect the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong and that she had been in touch...
2019-07-03, 14:16

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle o...
2019-06-17, 03:16

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to th...
2019-06-10, 14:32

US denies GM request for tariff relief for Chinese-made Buick SUV The Trump administration has denied a General Motors request for an exemption to a 25% U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility v...
2019-06-05, 01:48

| Court denies IAAF’s request to re-impose regulations on Semenya The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has rejected the IAAF’s urgent request to be allowed to immediately re-impose its eligibility regulations on...
2019-06-13, 21:16

Judge denies request to dismiss lawsuits over church attack A federal judge has rejected a defense request to claims against the U.S. Air Force stemming from a 2017 massacre at a Texas church that left more th...
2019-05-24, 04:00

Hong Kong prepares for more protests on anniversary of handover to China A protest march has been called for Monday, the third in three weeks, this one on the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China on July ...
2019-06-30, 23:32

China accuses UK of supporting violent Hong Kong protests Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism" and reminded the former colonial power of Hong Kong's status. Fore...
2019-07-04, 12:16

US, China Exchange War Of Words Over Pro-Democracy Protests In Hong Kong The United States and China have stepped up an increasingly harsh war of words over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing seeks to push its...
2019-08-10, 16:32

Top China envoy: US ‘fanning flames’ of Hong Kong protests China’s top diplomat is accusing the U.S. and other unidentified Western nations of “fanning the flames” of street protests in Hong Kong targeting Be...
2019-08-02, 06:16

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that wo...
2019-06-14, 13:48

US hits back at China for targeting diplomat in Hong Kong State department condemns ‘dangerous’ reports identifying US envoy after supposed meeting with activistsOfficial Chinese media reports about a US dip...
2019-08-10, 08:32

China waits out Hong Kong protests, but backlash looms China’s international image has suffered from its mass incarceration of members of its Uighur Muslim minority and aggressive moves in the foreign pol...
2019-08-10, 04:32

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ex...
2019-06-09, 21:48

The Latest: US expects China to follow Hong Kong obligations U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton says Washington expects China to adhere to its international obligations when it comes to handling matters...
2019-07-01, 12:32

If I protest in Hong Kong and travel to mainland China, will I be able to come home? In late May, two weeks before the first major anti-extradition bill march in Hong Kong, four high school friends and I took a day trip to the Chinese...
2019-08-22, 10:48

British Consulate staffer in Hong Kong detained in China A staffer at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong has been detained in mainland China for more than 10 days, according to his girlfriend, who c...
2019-08-20, 17:16

Donald Trump Says It's Up To China To Deal With Hong Kong "Riots" U.S. President Donald Trump has described protests in Hong Kong as "riots" that China will have to deal with itself, signalling a hands-off approach ...
2019-08-03, 03:00

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would re...
2019-06-15, 00:32

China reiterates support for Hong Kong government on extradition law China's central government firmly supports the Hong Kong government in passing an extradition law allowing people to be sent to mainland China for tr...
2019-06-12, 13:00

China tells Britain to stop 'gesticulating' about Hong Kong Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Mo...
2019-07-01, 13:16

Hong Kong marks handover to China with ceremony and protests HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong government has marked the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, as police faced off w...
2019-07-01, 07:00

China won’t turn Hong Kong’s protests into another Tiananmen Square. At least, not yet. Chinese President Xi Jinping and other high-ranking officials must wonder how long they’ll let Hong Kong’s young people continue to stand so defiantl...
2019-08-14, 09:00

China says will continue to support Hong Kong Chief Executive Lam China said on Monday it will continue to support Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, after two million protesters took to the streets with a de...
2019-06-17, 10:00

Protests Put Hong Kong on Collision Course with China’s Communist Party The grand political experiment to marry Beijing’s brand of authoritarianism with a bastion of civil liberties appears to be facing a moment of reckon...
2019-08-13, 03:32

China criticizes Britain for 'shameless' comments on Hong Kong China on Wednesday denounced British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt as "shameless", saying it had made a diplomatic complaint to London after he warne...
2019-07-03, 11:48

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition continued to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China. International conce...
2019-06-13, 09:32

Hong Kong protests continue, expand to oppose China What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed — and the role of the...
2019-07-17, 08:16

Elderly in Hong Kong looking to China for affordable care in retirement After spending time with his 84-year-old mother in a senior care home in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, David Lee walked up to the supervisor...
2019-08-21, 04:48

China Says Hong Kong Protests Show "Signs Of Terrorism" China on Monday described unrest in Hong Kong as a sign of "terrorism emerging", as state media published a video of armoured personnel carriers purp...
2019-08-12, 17:00

'Hong Kong' searches surge behind China's Great Firewall Chinese censors are working hard to erase or block news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms amid a surge in interest from ...
2019-06-14, 05:32

UK warns China of serious consequences if Hong Kong rights not honored Britain warned China on Tuesday there would be serious consequences if Beijing broke its promises to protect freedoms in Hong Kong, after police fire...
2019-07-02, 13:48

China protests to Britain over Hunt's Hong Kong comments China protested to Britain over Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt's warning that Beijing should honor its commitments to protect freedoms in Hong Kong or...
2019-07-03, 11:48

Hong Kong protests approach border of mainland China Thousands protested in a mainland China border town Saturday against China traders, riding on the momentum of weeks of extradition bill protests in H...
2019-07-14, 03:32

Hong Kong protesters target traders from mainland China Thousands of Hong Kongers once again took to the streets in protest, this time to vent out their anger at traders from mainland China who buy goods i...
2019-07-13, 23:48

Hong Kong protests call for democracy, rally for China Pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrators have rallied in Hong Kong, highlighting the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
2019-08-17, 18:32

UK Consulate Staffer Returns To Hong Kong After China Detention A British consulate employee detained in China has returned to Hong Kong, his family said Saturday, ending a two-week ordeal during which Beijing's s...
2019-08-25, 00:16

Protests Escalate As Hong Kong Marks Handover To China Anti-government protesters tried to ram their way into Hong Kong's parliament Monday, battling police armed with pepper spray, as the territory marke...
2019-07-01, 13:16

Valuations in China and Hong Kong look 'fairly decent': Investor Binay Chandgothia of Principal Global Investors says he would start looking to add exposure to stocks in Hong Kong and China as they sell off more. H...
2019-06-13, 20:32

China warns Canada to 'stop meddling' in Hong Kong China's Embassy in Ottawa told Canada to "stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs" after the North American country made a statement with the European Uni...
2019-08-19, 11:16

West reluctant to criticize China over Hong Kong stance Clashes in Hong Kong have grown more violent and Beijing has ramped up its intimidation tactics as protests enter their 11th week. But so far, the We...
2019-08-15, 00:00

Despite unrest, Hong Kong has its role as bridge between China and world With mainland China’s economic rise, Hong Kong is no longer the undisputed center for business and finance in the region. But it still plays an indis...
2019-08-15, 02:32

Hong Kong Protesters Egg China Office At End Of Massive Rally Masked protesters daubed the walls of China's office in Hong Kong with eggs and graffiti Sunday night following another massive rally, focusing anger...
2019-07-21, 23:48

Hong Kong lawmaker: China may ramp pressure after violence A pro-democracy lawmaker who tried to stop Hong Kong protesters from breaking into the legislature says China will likely use the vandalizing of the ...
2019-07-03, 11:16

China Condemns "Terrorist-Like Actions" Of Hong Kong Protesters China reacted furiously Wednesday to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at ...
2019-08-15, 04:00

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' Radical protesters in Hong Kong must not mistake China's restraint for weakness, China's Hong Kong affairs office said on Tuesday, vowing that the "...
2019-08-06, 11:32

Trump says China is sending troops to Hong Kong border President Trump on Tuesday tweeted out an alert on turmoil in Hong Kong, saying China is massing troops on the border. “Our Intelligence has informed...
2019-08-13, 22:32

China pressuring corporations to crack down on Hong Kong protesters A major airline company is investigating “rumors circulating online” that employees are drafting a letter supporting the Hong Kong protests as China ...
2019-08-20, 13:16

Sieren's China: Hong Kong is losing room to maneuver There is no doubt that Hong Kong belongs to China. But DW's Frank Sieren does not believe fugitives on the island should be extradited to the mainlan...
2019-06-14, 04:48

The Latest: China supports Hong Kong extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. China says it supports ...
2019-06-10, 12:01

Going From Hong Kong to Mainland China? Your Phone Is Subject to Search The searches are raising concerns that Beijing is trying to identify travelers sympathetic to the territory’s protest movement and further control wh...
2019-08-16, 13:00

China Accuses Trump Of "Gross Interference" Over Hong Kong China on Tuesday rebuked Donald Trump for "gross interference" in Hong Kong's affairs after the US president said protesters who stormed the city's l...
2019-07-02, 20:16

China says some forces seek to undermine stability of Hong Kong The Chinese government's top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, said on Wednesday that some forces are seeking to undermine stability in Hong Kong, ...
2019-06-19, 14:32

Hong Kong leader says protests are challenging China's sovereignty Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Monday recent protests disrupting the former British colony are pushing the city to the verge of an "...
2019-08-05, 04:48

China says Hong Kong matters purely an internal affair China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Hong Kong matters are purely a Chinese internal affair and China demands the United States stops interf...
2019-06-11, 10:00

China warns Hong Kong protesters of severe repercussions Demonstrators in Hong Kong should not underestimate China's "immense strength," a government official has warned. Unrest has reached new levels in re...
2019-08-06, 22:00

China blames US for backing Hong Kong 'violent separatists' The US should stop sending the wrong signals to "violent" protesters in Hong Kong, China has warned. Washington has raised a travel warning as furthe...
2019-08-08, 19:32

China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of U.K.’s Hong Kong Consulate The detention of a trade officer has raised fears that the police in mainland China are arresting people to dampen support for protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-21, 18:48

China Says It Supports Suspension Of Hong Kong Extradition Bill China's government said on Saturday it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to Chi...
2019-06-15, 14:00

China Warns Hong Kong It Will Intervene if Situation Deteriorates A senior Chinese official in charge of Hong Kong affairs warned that Beijing would intervene if the local government proved unable to contain the vio...
2019-08-08, 11:00

UK warns Hong Kong, China over anti-government protests Senior UK officials have said Hong Kong should not use protests as a "pretext for repression." The UK's foreign secretary said there would be "seriou...
2019-07-02, 21:32

| China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' Protesters in Hong Kong must not "play with fire" and mistake China's restraint for weakness, Beijing has warned, in its sharpest rebuke yet of the d...
2019-08-07, 21:32

'China is in uncharted territory with Hong Kong protests': Ai Weiwei Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has told DW that Beijing could "crush" Hong Kong protesters anytime. The two sides have reached a deadlock in the ...
2019-08-07, 20:00

Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage in China An unknown assailant stabbed Hong Kong actor Simon Yam on Saturday during a promotional event in mainland China but Yam's injuries were not life-thre...
2019-07-20, 15:48

GOP senator calls for China boycott as Hong Kong rages Americans should boycott Chinese products in response to the intensifying political crisis in Hong Kong, a Republican lawmaker urged amid rumors Beij...
2019-08-14, 03:00

Hong Kong Leader Says China Extradition Bill "Dead" Hong Kong's embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday announced a widely loathed China extradition law that has sparked unprecedented political unrest ...
2019-07-09, 15:32

A military crackdown in Hong Kong would backfire on China's economy The idea of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on the streets of Hong Kong seemed unthinkable just a few weeks ago. Now it is being considered a ...
2019-08-07, 10:00

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent d...
2019-06-14, 09:01

| China slams Hong Kong airport protesters as 'terrorist-like' China reacted furiously to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong Kong'...
2019-08-14, 21:32

Hong Kong Craves Autonomy as China Demands Loyalty Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
2019-06-10, 04:16

Why China Still Wins Even If Protests Oust Hong Kong’s Leader A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of peopl...
2019-06-18, 00:32

Russian and US warships almost collide in East China Sea – video Washington and Moscow blame each other for a near-collision between warships in East China Sea on Friday morning. A US guided missile cruiser, the US...
2019-06-11, 06:16

U.S. and Russia Blame Each Other for Warships’ Near Collision in East China Sea (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. and Russia accused each other of unsafe actions on Friday after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destro...
2019-06-07, 18:00

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspend...
2019-06-29, 14:32

Gillibrand denies de Blasio’s request to join presser for 9/11 victim’s fund Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s office smacked down Mayor Bill de Blasio when hizzoner asked if he could attend Tuesday’s press conference to celebrate the...
2019-07-24, 04:16

China Intervention Not Needed: Hong Kong Police On Pro-Democracy Protests Hong Kong's police are confident they have the resources to continue battling pro-democracy protesters, even if violence escalates further, pouring c...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Twitter, Facebook say China used fake accounts to sow discord in Hong Kong The social media giants said they were taking action against what Twitter called a “significant state-backed information operation” related to the pr...
2019-08-20, 16:16

China Condemns Hong Kong Protests As "Undisguised Challenge" To Its Rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after poli...
2019-07-02, 20:16

Facebook and Twitter: It Sure Looks Like China's Spreading Bullshit About Hong Kong Protesters Social media giants Facebook and Twitter this week disclosed their responses to what they characterized as coordinated disinformation campaigns origi...
2019-08-20, 06:16

Twitter accuses China of anti-Hong Kong protest campaign China sowed political discord and undermined the protest movement in Hong Kong on Twitter, the company has said. The social media platform notified F...
2019-08-20, 10:48

Twitter is displaying China-made ads attacking Hong Kong protesters Twitter is finding itself at the heart of a heated political battle. Pinboard and other users have observed Twitter running ads from China's st...
2019-08-19, 17:16

Embattled Hong Kong leader Lam suspends China extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after widesp...
2019-06-15, 11:16

Twitter discloses China-backed interference in Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc said on Monday nearly a 1,000 accounts originating from China were "deliberately and specifically attempting to sow political discord in ...
2019-08-19, 20:48

U.K. consular official in Hong Kong disappears while returning from mainland China Simon Cheng, a 28-year-old trade and investment officer at the British consulate, vanished Aug. 8 as he tried to pass through Chinese immigration, hi...
2019-08-20, 09:48

Foreign Agents and Terrorists: How China Is Framing Hong Kong’s Protests For more than two months, antigovernment protests have gripped Hong Kong, with anger rising over China’s growing influence. Here are tactics the Chin...
2019-08-20, 13:48

UK: Hong Kong staff member missing after visiting China's Shenzhen A Hong Kong British consulate employee remains missing after a trip to mainland China, according to Britain’s Foreign Office. It says it’s "extremely...
2019-08-20, 10:48

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban o...
2019-05-23, 00:00

China foreign ministry says Hong Kong affairs an internal matter China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to ...
2019-06-15, 16:48

China lashes back over British remarks on Hong Kong protests China’s foreign ministry has lashed back at remarks by Britain’s foreign secretary about the causes of recent anti-government protests in the former ...
2019-07-03, 11:16

China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle. Beijing wants global companies to back its power over the city, even as their workers join protests calling for greater say in the fate of their home...
2019-08-18, 19:48

Hong Kong protest: China says violent demonstrations 'totally intolerable' Beijing’s liaison office says storming of parliament is ‘an extreme challenge’ to the rule of lawThe Chinese government has issued a strong condemnat...
2019-07-02, 13:48

China Hardens Line on Hong Kong Protests, Hinting It Could Intervene China’s government signaled its fraying patience with protesters in Hong Kong after they stormed the city’s legislature, calling the violent turn a d...
2019-07-03, 00:32

China's top paper warns 'turbulence' could hurt Hong Kong's economy Confrontations and outbreaks of lawlessness in Hong Kong could damage its reputation as an international business hub and seriously hurt its economy,...
2019-07-03, 06:16

Hong Kong police, protesters clash on anniversary of handover to China The group of mostly young protesters had planned to disrupt a ceremony marking the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from the British to the C...
2019-07-01, 12:32

China won't allow Hong Kong leader to step down despite mass unrest: HK official Beijing won't let Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, step down even if she wanted to, a senior city government official close to her said on Monday, add...
2019-06-17, 14:48

China likens protesters to 'terrorists', Hong Kong airport reopens China's Hong Kong Liaison office said on Wednesday that anti government protesters were no different to "terrorists", as U.S. President Donald Trump ...
2019-08-14, 09:32

A Worker from the British Consulate in Hong Kong Has Been Detained in China, Reports Say Mainland Chinese authorities have confirmed that they are holding a 28-year-old Hong Kong citizen who works at the British consulate in Hong Kong, ac...
2019-08-21, 13:16

The man taking on Hong Kong from deep inside China's propaganda machine The editor of one of China's most outspoken state media outlets has doubled down on accusations that the United States is instigating a revolution in...
2019-08-17, 06:32

UK "Concerned" By Reports Hong Kong Consulate Employee Detained In China Britain's Foreign Office said Tuesday it was "extremely concerned" by reports that a Hong Kong consulate employee had been detained by mainland Chine...
2019-08-20, 22:48

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s govern...
2019-06-15, 19:48

China detains employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission, UK urged to act A Chinese national working at Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been detained in China's border city of Shenzhen for violating the law, the Chinese f...
2019-08-21, 12:48

Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Lam stabbed at event in China BEIJING — Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam was stabbed in the stomach Saturday while attending an event in southern China, with police saying his in...
2019-07-20, 15:48

China calls on U.S. politicians to stop colluding with Hong Kong separatists The Chinese foreign ministry's commissioner in Hong Kong said on Tuesday the city belongs to China and that it will firmly respond to any action that...
2019-08-06, 11:32

"Those Who Play With Fire Perish By It": China Warns Hong Kong Protesters Protesters in Hong Kong must not "play with fire" and mistake Beijing's restraint for weakness, China said on Tuesday in its sharpest rebuke yet of t...
2019-08-06, 16:00

Hong Kong protests fortify Taiwan, and the West, against China's expansion Mass protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s attempt to encroach on Hong Kong’s judicial system have fortified neighboring Taiwan and other U...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that wo...
2019-06-09, 02:16

China Warns Hong Kong Protesters, Signals Growing Impatience China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs signaled Beijing’s waning patience with protesters in Hong Kong, warning them not to underestimate the stren...
2019-08-07, 00:00

Hong Kong braces for new mass protests against planned extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people...
2019-06-11, 15:00

Activist Hong Kong singer faces down China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, pitting her star power against its ...
2019-07-09, 05:48

U.S. calls China 'thuggish regime' for singling out U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong A U.S. State Department spokeswoman on Thursday called China a "thuggish regime" for disclosing personal details and a photograph of a U.S. diplomat ...
2019-08-08, 23:00

US Calls China "Thuggish Regime" For Singling Out Diplomat In Hong Kong A U.S. State Department spokeswoman on Thursday called China a "thuggish regime" for disclosing the photographs and personal details of a U.S. diplom...
2019-08-09, 09:00

Canadian Consulate suspends travel to China for Hong Kong staff The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said on Friday it has suspended travel to mainland China for local staff, just days after an employee of the city...
2019-08-23, 08:16

'Free Hong Kong': Protesters pressure China ahead of G-20 summit About 10,000 people in Hong Kong protested Wednesday to urge this week's G-20 summit to take up what they say is an urgent need for increased de...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', as China slaps warning on Cathay Hong Kong's protests are hitting its economy, the city's leader Carrie Lam said on Friday, echoing warnings from business leaders including powerful ...
2019-08-09, 23:32

China's Army Signals It Will Keep Hong Kong-Based Troops In Barrack The Chinese military commander responsible for Hong Kong has assured a Pentagon official that Chinese troops will not interfere in the city's affairs...
2019-07-09, 22:32

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who...
2019-07-11, 15:48

China Urges U.S. to Remove ‘Black Hand’ From Hong Kong Protests China said the U.S. should remove its “black hand” from Hong Kong’s protests, in some of its most pointed criticism yet against wha...
2019-07-24, 11:16

China hints at military options to quell Hong Kong protests China’s defense spokesman called the protests’ challenge to China’s rule over Hong Kong “intolerable,” and noted that the People’s Liberation Army ga...
2019-07-24, 14:32

China Backs Hong Kong Officials, but Leaves Protests for Them to Solve Officials in Beijing defended the Hong Kong government but failed to address demonstrators’ demands for more police accountability and greater democr...
2019-07-31, 22:48

Hong Kong protests met with tear gas; China frees UK mission staffer Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petro...
2019-08-24, 18:16

China's Military Warns Hong Kong Protestors With Propaganda Video China's military has released a slick propaganda video showing a drill of armed troops quelling a protest in Hong Kong, as its commander for the city...
2019-08-01, 20:48

'We have the voice': More than 150,000 Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters estimated by police to number more than 150,000 marched through Hong Kong on Sunday in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a local ...
2019-06-09, 16:48

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest bill that would allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and business executives off the st...
2019-06-10, 00:48

UK consulate worker detained in China is freed in Hong Kong, says family Simon Cheng is back in Hong Kong, say relatives and friends, after weeks of detention in mainland ChinaA staff member at the British consulate in Hon...
2019-08-24, 08:48

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition l...
2019-06-10, 02:16

Hong Kong protests kick off amid China army concerns Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong to demand expanded democratic rights and autonomy from mainland China. Some are worried that police might use v...
2019-08-03, 11:32

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public ...
2019-06-10, 06:16

China says Hong Kong does not need meddling by 'black hand' Western forces Hong Kong does not need meddling by "black hand" Western forces who are trying to destroy its stability, the Chinese government's top diplomat said o...
2019-06-19, 15:32

China tells UK to back off after minister's call for Hong Kong probe Beijing on Saturday told the United Kingdom to stay out of China's internal affairs after Britain's foreign minister called for an independent invest...
2019-08-10, 21:32

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
2019-06-13, 20:32

A shared train station symbolizes Hong Kong's fears about China A train station in the heart of Hong Kong could soon become a symbol of Hong Kongers' worst fears about China, after the detention of a UK consulate ...
2019-08-22, 10:48

China accuses Britain of intervening in its 'internal affairs' in Hong Kong The diplomatic spat between China and the United Kingdom spilled into the open this week, after Beijing criticized the British government for "gross ...
2019-07-04, 14:16

UK's Hong Kong Mission Worker Detained In China Over Prostitution: Report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newsp...
2019-08-22, 17:48

China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests China doubled down on its support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday after days of protests in the Chinese-ruled city over a planned extraditi...
2019-06-17, 14:48

‘Hong Kong Thing’ Is ‘Very Tough,’ but Trump Doesn’t Criticize China Critics and allies said President Trump’s relative disinterest in human rights and focus on economics have kept him from taking sides between China a...
2019-08-14, 07:00

| Hong Kong braces for mass rally on China handover anniversary Hong Kong braced for another mass rally Monday as the city marks the anniversary of its handover to China, with attendance at an annual pro-democracy...
2019-07-01, 03:48

China slams UK over Hong Kong comments and warns against interfering in unrest China has launched a stinging attack on Britain for interfering in Hong Kong and said the Government has made "inappropriate remarks" on the country'...
2019-07-04, 02:32

Hong Kong Celebrities Who Support Protests Pay a Heavy Price From China For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low t...
2019-07-05, 18:48

Protesters Shut Down Hong Kong Airport; China Warns Of "Terrorism" Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong's international airport Monday, defying an intensifying police crackdown as China issued ominous warnings...
2019-08-13, 07:00

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city agai...
2019-06-13, 04:00

UK summons China ambassador after he slams 'colonial' attitude to Hong Kong A diplomatic spat between the UK and China deepened Wednesday after London summoned the Chinese ambassador over what it said were "unacceptable and i...
2019-07-04, 16:32

China state media blames Hong Kong protests on 'lawlessness' Protests in Hong Kong over planned new extradition laws with China are "hammering" the city's reputation, with outbreaks of "lawlessness" undermining...
2019-06-13, 06:32

Navy issues final request for next-generation frigate proposals The U.S. Navy released the final solicitation for companies to bid on the design and construction of the FFG(X), the next generation guided-missile f...
2019-06-22, 02:16

Nepal denies Tibetans' request to hold Dalai Lama birthday celebration The Tibetan community in Nepal called off plans to mark the birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama after their request for a public celebr...
2019-07-07, 13:16

Second judge denies DOJ request to swap lawyers in census immigration question case A second judge denied a Trump administration request to swap out the legal team for a case related to whether a question about citizenship will be in...
2019-07-11, 03:32

Judge denies DOJ request to change lawyers in census citizenship question case A new York judge barred the Justice Department on Tuesday from changing its legal team in its push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. ...
2019-07-10, 03:32

Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
2019-08-16, 21:32

Trump, Trudeau discussed developments in Hong Kong, Canadians held in China U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed the Hong Kong protests and the ongoing detention of two Canadians by...
2019-08-17, 03:32

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest Hong Kong protest against China Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday to rally against the Beijing government.  ...
2019-08-19, 16:16

Hong Kong protests: Head of China's military garrison condemns violence The commander of the Chinese military garrison in Hong Kong has addressed the city's ongoing protest movement for the first time, warning that violen...
2019-08-01, 10:00

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in H...
2019-06-13, 14:48

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill ...
2019-06-14, 12:32

'Vile threats': China’s military warns Hong Kong protesters of 'consequences' China’s attempt to stamp out pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong is taking an ominous turn, with local military officials raising the specter of a br...
2019-08-02, 05:32

Refinitiv removes Reuters story on Hong Kong protests from screens in China Under pressure from Chinese regulators, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminals in China a Reuters story detail...
2019-08-02, 19:48

Donald Trump Confirms China Moving Troops To Hong Kong Border US intelligence has confirmed that China is moving troops to the border with Hong Kong, US President Donald Trump said Tuesday, appealing for calm am...
2019-08-14, 08:00

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the...
2019-06-09, 10:48

China condemns violent Hong Kong protests as 'undisguised challenge' to its rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after poli...
2019-07-02, 13:48

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow...
2019-06-15, 13:32

"Hey Democracy, Get Foreign Agents Outta Town": China Media On Hong Kong "Get those foreign agents outta town", roars a music video by a patriotic Chinese rap group, one of a slew of creative efforts by Beijing attacking H...
2019-08-19, 13:16

China Hints It Could Send Troops to Quell Hong Kong Protests, if Requested In a new defense strategy, China warned against efforts to divide the country, citing support for independence for Taiwan, which Beijing claims as it...
2019-07-24, 14:32

China's State Council calls for Shenzhen integration with Hong Kong, Macau China's State Council has called for greater development of the southern city of Shenzhen and the integration of its culture and economy with neighbo...
2019-08-19, 03:48

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protec...
2019-06-13, 21:16

China Allows Hong Kong Protest Images to Circulate, Fanning Public Anger China allowed images of Hong Kong’s antigovernment protests to spread on social media, a change in tack that appears aimed at fanning public anger, a...
2019-07-22, 15:16

Thousands gather in Hong Kong for China's lone Tiananmen Square memorial Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong on Tuesday for the lone memorial in China commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Squar...
2019-06-05, 04:48

Hong Kong protesters offer apologies, China doubles down after airport clash China said on Wednesday Hong Kong's protest movement had reached "near terrorism", as more street clashes followed ugly scenes a day earlier at the a...
2019-08-14, 18:00

Hong Kong: tens of thousands protest as China condemns US 'gross interference' More than 100,000 people are expected to join rally after police denied permission for marchHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyTens of th...
2019-08-18, 12:48

Donald Trump: Hong Kong crackdown would hurt China trade deal The US president has said that he'd "like to see Hong Kong worked out in a very humanitarian fashion." Trump warned that a Tiananmen Square-style cra...
2019-08-19, 16:16

China scolds Britain over Hong Kong, warns Johnson over future ties China scolded Britain on Wednesday for interfering in Hong Kong and warned the main contender vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May that there ...
2019-07-03, 18:16

China says Hong Kong protesters' storming of government building 'totally intolerable' China has issued a scathing condemnation of Honk Kong protesters who stormed the Hong Kong’s legislature on Monday, saying the acts “trample on the r...
2019-07-02, 15:32

U.S. senator warns China on Hong Kong trade status if it intervenes in protests A prominent U.S. senator warned China on Tuesday Hong Kong could lose its special U.S. trade status if Beijing intervenes directly to crack down on i...
2019-08-14, 09:00

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after more than half a million people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ex...
2019-06-10, 02:16

Hong Kong braces for more protests as China extradition bill moves forward Society organizations, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radica...
2019-06-11, 12:32

Hong Kong facing worst crisis since handover - senior China official Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office s...
2019-08-07, 09:32

Hong Kong: 348 flights canceled; China accuses United States of 'interfering' A day after thousands of protesters brought the Hong Kong airport to a standstill, almost 350 more flights were canceled Tuesday as China accuses the...
2019-08-13, 07:32

Trump cites intelligence that China moving troops to Hong Kong border U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, citing U.S. intelligence, said China's government was moving troops to its border with Hong Kong and he urged...
2019-08-13, 22:00

Hong Kong Facing Worst Crisis Since Handover, Says Senior China Official Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned to China from British rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office sai...
2019-08-08, 23:00

China Calls Hong Kong Protesters Who Stormed Legislature ‘Extreme Radicals’ The remarks were a stern warning after weeks of demonstrations in Hong Kong against a contentious bill that would allow extraditions to mainland Chin...
2019-07-02, 21:48

Hong Kong airport grinds to halt; China likens protests to terrorism Hong Kong's airport halted flights on Monday, blaming demonstrators for the disruption, while China said the anti-government protests that have swept...
2019-08-12, 18:32

China's envoy to Britain laments 'Cold War mentality' over Hong Kong protests China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kon...
2019-07-07, 15:48

Violence rocks Hong Kong protests while China, U.S. clash over extradition bill The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.   ...
2019-06-12, 14:16

Hong Kong protesters march to train station to send message to China Demonstrators back on the streets for first time since last week’s storming of legislatureTens of thousands of protesters have marched to keep up the...
2019-07-07, 14:48

| Hong Kong grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe Hong Kong grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a cr...
2019-07-03, 04:32

Hong Kong: flights resume at airport as China condemns 'near-terrorist acts' Beijing steps up war of words and airport obtains injunction against protesters to prevent further disruption of flightsFlights have resumed in and o...
2019-08-14, 14:32

Fashion firms apologise for implying Taiwan and Hong Kong separate from China Coach and Givenchy among brands criticised on Chinese social media as Hong Kong protests fan nationalism A number of global brands have apologised to...
2019-08-13, 09:00

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bri...
2019-06-09, 13:48

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited t...
2019-06-15, 13:48

Hong Kong’s Last British Governor Says China Sending in Troops Would Be ‘Appalling Error’ Mass demonstrations have pushed the Chinese-ruled territory of Hong Kong into its most serious crisis in decades. The international airport has been ...
2019-08-13, 16:32

Satellite photos appear to show China's paramilitary vehicles near Hong Kong Satellite photos show armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China's paramilitary People's Armed Police near Hong K...
2019-08-15, 06:32

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would indefinitely delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferr...
2019-06-15, 10:16

Chinese paper says 'foreign forces' using Hong Kong havoc to hurt China "Foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the former Briti...
2019-06-10, 08:32

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.  ...
2019-06-10, 14:01

Hong Kong protests play into China fears, upend stock markets Wall Street’s summertime slump continued as dramatic protests in Hong Kong dimmed hopes that the US will come to a trading truce with China. The Dow ...
2019-08-13, 13:00

Trump says China should treat Hong Kong 'humanely' before trade deal can be agreed President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China wants to make a trade deal but it should treat Hong Kong "humanely" first, explicitly tying a tra...
2019-08-15, 07:32

Trump tells China to address Hong Kong protests before talking trade Donald Trump has suggested China resolve ongoing tension with Hong Kong before hashing out a trade deal with the US. The remarks follow his decision ...
2019-08-15, 06:00

Hong Kong protests and China's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through ...
2019-07-03, 11:48

Cathay Pacific, Icon of Hong Kong’s Rise, Now Reflects China’s Grip The airline agreed to bar employees who support or join protests from working on flights to mainland China, though it didn’t say how they would be id...
2019-08-11, 20:32

Twitter and Facebook take first actions against China for using fake accounts to sow discord in Hong Kong The social media giants said they were taking action against what Twitter called a "significant state-backed information operation" related to the pr...
2019-08-20, 10:16

Twitter, Facebook find China-backed interference in Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to u...
2019-08-19, 21:16

"All The Forces": China's Global Social Media Push In Hong Kong Protests While little news or video footage of the Hong Kong protests made its way into mainland China in the early weeks, the subject now dominates the news ...
2019-08-22, 17:48

Canada's Trudeau says won't back down in dispute with China, urges restraint in Hong Kong Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said he would not escalate a deepening trade and diplomatic dispute with China but added that his...
2019-08-21, 22:48

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook together suspended hundreds of accounts that were tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign that targeted pro-democracy proteste...
2019-08-20, 09:16

UK warns China travelers of greater checks on Hong Kong/mainland border Britain updated its advice for travelers to China on Friday to warn them of stricter checks by mainland authorities at the border with the former Bri...
2019-08-23, 18:16

WRAPUP 5-Hong Kong protests met with tear gas; China frees UK mission staffer Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petro...
2019-08-25, 01:16

Thousands pour into the streets of Hong Kong to mark 22 years since its handover to China Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Monday to demonstrate against a recent proposed extradition bill, as the city marked the ...
2019-07-01, 07:48

Hong Kong braces for huge protests on anniversary of China handover – live Anti-Beijing protesters block key streets as key date marking 1997 transition coincides with anger about controversial extradition lawFull story: Ant...
2019-07-01, 03:48

China lashes out at Taiwan for offering asylum to Hong Kong democracy protesters Taiwan lacks a formal legal mechanism for assessing and granting asylum requests, although it has granted residency to several vocal opponents of the...
2019-08-20, 06:16

Twitter removes nearly 1,000 accounts tied to China's campaign against Hong Kong protesters Company also suspends thousands of accounts as it reports ‘state-backed information operation’Twitter has removed nearly 1,000 accounts and suspended...
2019-08-19, 21:16

Chinese K-Pop Stars Voice Support for Beijing’s One-China Policy on Hong Kong (HONG KONG) — At least eight pop stars from mainland China and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijin...
2019-08-20, 04:16

Washington cannot influence China's decisions on Hong Kong: Global Times tabloid The United States cannot influence China's decisions in handling the situation in Hong Kong, China's influential state-controlled tabloid Global Time...
2019-08-19, 20:48

Protest fears stalk Hong Kong businesses as China threat looms Walking a tightrope between anti-government protests and political masters in Beijing, many Hong Kong firms are opting to toe the Communist Party li...
2019-08-23, 14:16

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong's laws and repeated President Donald Trump's warning that ...
2019-08-19, 20:48

Mulvaney Says the Request to Move a Navy Ship Because Trump’s a Baby Is No Big Deal Acting White House Chief of Staff and Lead Gaslighter Mick Mulvaney had his talking points with him about the USS John S. McCain as he made the round...
2019-06-03, 02:32

U.S. judge denies Justice Dept. request to shake up legal team in census case A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday denied an effort by the U.S. Justice Department to shake up the legal team of civil division attorneys that h...
2019-07-10, 03:16

USA Basketball denies Carmelo Anthony's request to join FIBA World Cup roster Carmelo Anthony asked to play for Team USA through a representative, according to Jerry Colangelo, but the team moved forward with a new group. ...
2019-08-09, 06:32

US reportedly denies Tesla's request to waive tariffs on Chinese-made Model 3 parts The U.S. trade representative's office has reportedly denied electric car maker Tesla's requests to waive tariffs on the car company's...
2019-06-13, 18:48

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' as demonstrators 'prepared to die for the movement' Two-months of growing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong that have become increasingly violent have drawn a stark warning from China on Tuesday, whi...
2019-08-07, 06:32

Givenchy, Coach Join Versace To Apologise To China Amid Hong Kong Unrest As tensions in Hong Kong continue to escalate after months of political unrest, China has sought to rein in international brands that have mistakenly...
2019-08-13, 06:00

Cathay Pacific C.E.O.’s Resignation Shows China’s Looming Power Over Hong Kong Unrest The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s influence over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainl...
2019-08-17, 05:00

China extradition bill debate postponed as protesters swarm Hong Kong streets Hong Kong lawmakers have postponed a debate over a controversial bill that would allow fugitives to be extradited to China after protesters blocked r...
2019-06-12, 10:32

Crowds demand Hong Kong's top official quit after only pausing on China extradition plan Hong Kong protesters took to the streets Sunday to demand the city's top official resign a day after she suspended — but did not withdraw —conte...
2019-06-16, 13:32

Outrage in Hong Kong as Extradition Plan Exposes Deep Fears of China’s Rule Petitions have drawn support from lawyers, teachers and even anime fans. Groups say the plan could hurt Hong Kong’s reputation as an international bu...
2019-06-07, 18:32

Nike pulls line of shoes from China after designer supports Hong Kong protesters Nike has canceled the sale of a new line of shoes in China after its designer posted an image online supporting mass protests in Hong Kong against an...
2019-06-27, 20:16

Hong Kong International Airport cancels all flights, China compares protest to 'terrorism' Hong Kong International Airport canceled all flights Monday after a swarm of pro-democracy demonstrators occupied the main terminal, prompting a fier...
2019-08-13, 04:32

Amazon faces online backlash in China for T-shirts with Hong Kong democracy slogans Chinese social media users directed their fury at online marketplace Amazon.com on Thursday, after discovering T-shirts on its website sporting sloga...
2019-08-17, 00:32

China, Hong Kong homebuyers play cross-border musical chairs in Bay Area An ambitious plan to transform the industrial towns of China's Pearl River Delta into a modern economic zone powered by new technology ventures has t...
2019-06-13, 15:00

UPDATE 1-Refinitiv removes Reuters story on Hong Kong protests from screens in China Under pressure from Chinese regulators, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminals in China a Reuters story detail...
2019-08-02, 19:48

Hong Kong government reportedly set to suspend China extradition bill after mass protests The government has announced in a statement on Saturday afternoon that Lam will hold a press conference at 3 p.m. HK/SIN the same day, amid news repo...
2019-06-15, 08:48

U.K. Government ‘Extremely Concerned’ by Reports of China Detaining Hong Kong Consulate Employee (Bloomberg) — The U.K. said it was “extremely concerned” by reports that a Hong Kong consulate worker was detained during a recent ...
2019-08-20, 14:16

UK Foreign Office 'extremely concerned' for Hong Kong staffer reportedly detained in China The United Kingdom Foreign Office is "extremely concerned" by reports that a British Consulate staff member in Hong Kong has been detained in mainlan...
2019-08-20, 11:48

Asia falls after Trump announces more tariffs on China; Hong Kong, Japan drop more than 2% Asia stocks dropped on Friday after a surprise tariff announcement from the United States overnight escalated trade tensions between Washington and B...
2019-08-03, 23:48

Hong Kong British consulate employee detained in China; officials 'extremely concerned' British officials are “extremely concerned” after a consulate employee in Hong Kong disappeared several days ago after making a business trip to main...
2019-08-20, 20:48

| WATCH: Hong Kong protesters seize roads and tunnel in defiance of China warnings Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong erected barricades in a popular shopping district and blocked a major tunnel, defying increasingly stern warn...
2019-08-04, 00:32

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to ...
2019-06-10, 09:32

China accuses UK of 'basking in the faded glory of British colonialism' after Hong Kong criticism China’s foreign ministry lashed back Wednesday at criticism by Britain’s foreign secretary on the recent protests in Hong Kong, saying the region’s f...
2019-07-04, 01:48

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after th...
2019-06-10, 11:16

China says some Hong Kong protesters' behavior 'intolerable' amid fears military could step in A spokesman for China's Defense Ministry said Wednesday that the behavior of some demonstrators during months-long protests in Hong Kong has been "ab...
2019-07-25, 00:16

Hong Kong protestors demand China be held to account for 1989 Tiananmen crackdown Thousands of protesters marched through central Hong Kong on Sunday as part of annual demonstrations demanding that China be held accountable for its...
2019-05-26, 19:16

State Dept. 'deeply concerned' by China threats as unrest in Hong Kong grows Bipartisan U.S. concern over the discord in Hong Kong is growing, as the State Department on Wednesday issued a travel warning for the region and exp...
2019-08-16, 17:00

Hong Kong protests will be 'settled or crushed' ahead of China national celebrations, analyst says The way China responds to the situation in Hong Kong will be crucial in determining how markets and U.S.-China trade talks will be affected, said Dav...
2019-08-16, 20:32

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China has made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-r...
2019-05-25, 16:32

Proposed extradition bill could get Hong Kong entangled in the US-China tussle, research firm says Hong Kong runs the risk of losing its special customs status with the U.S. if its autonomy is seen to be eroded with the contentious extradition bill...
2019-06-14, 12:32

Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to u...
2019-08-20, 01:16

I felt the fear of abduction by China in Hong Kong. Appeasing Bejing has to stop | Ma Jian People in the territory have shown huge courage. G20 leaders must do the sameWhen I moved to Hong Kong in 1987, after my books had been permanently b...
2019-06-28, 16:32

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of running disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook have suspended numerous accounts that are believed to be tied to a state-backed information campaign originating from inside Chi...
2019-08-19, 22:48

Nike pulled a shoe line from China after its designer supported Hong Kong protests Japanese designer Undercover posted on its Instagram account a photo of protesters with the slogan "no extradition to China," the Financial Times rep...
2019-06-28, 01:48

Hong Kong protesters storm parliament and hang old UK colonial flag in defiance of China PROTESTERS angered over China’s increasing attempts to overrule Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms have hung the UK’s former colonial flag in the territ...
2019-07-02, 11:32

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill 'is dead' but still refuses to formally withdraw it Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said that a controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, ...
2019-07-09, 05:00

US calls China ‘thuggish regime’ for targeting American diplomat who met Hong Kong protesters State department angered by Beijing’s apparent release of personal information about diplomat’s familyA US official has described China as a “thuggis...
2019-08-09, 05:32

To Gain Leverage in China Trade Talks, Trump Shows Solidarity With Hong Kong In recent days, American officials have warned Beijing that a peaceful resolution of the pro-democracy protests may be necessary to allow negotiation...
2019-08-23, 05:16

Hong Kong protests: China military breaks silence to warn unrest should not be tolerated Chinese military garrison chief in Hong Kong says army is determined to protect China’s sovereignty, stoking fears of interventionThe head of the Chi...
2019-08-01, 09:32

Twitter and Facebook suspend accounts as they accuse China of coordination against Hong Kong protesters The social media giants said they were taking action against what Twitter called a "significant state-backed information operation" related to the pr...
2019-08-20, 00:16

Navy confirms request to hide USS John McCain during Trump’s Japan trip The Navy confirmed what President Trump all but admitted Thursday — that an unnamed White House staffer asked for the USS John McCain to be hidden fr...
2019-06-02, 11:48

Trump floats personal meeting with China’s Xi Jinping to resolve the Hong Kong crisis ‘humanely’ PERSONAL MEETING?: With Chinese paramilitary forces massing on the border with Hong Kong and the trade war with China sending U.S. markets into a tai...
2019-08-16, 13:32

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill is ‘dead,’ but stops short of full withdrawal Carrie Lam conceded that her government’s work on the legislation was a “complete failure,” and dismissed fears that the legislature would take up th...
2019-07-09, 10:16

Keep calm and trust in free-market democracy: Hong Kong shows how America can defeat China In our globalized economy, highly mobile capital works in favor of investors and consumers who value democratic protections. That dooms China's autho...
2019-08-22, 22:48

China's Biggest Propaganda Agency Buys Ads on Facebook and Twitter to Smear Protesters in Hong Kong China’s largest state-run news agency, Xinhua News, is buying ads on Facebook and Twitter to smear protesters in Hong Kong, a new tactic being used t...
2019-08-19, 14:16

China warns Canada to ‘stop its wrongdoing’ over Meng Wanzhou arrest, Hong Kong comments China issued a stern warning over the detention of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou and comments about Hong Kong, stating that Canada should “stop its wrongdo...
2019-08-21, 20:48

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hon...
2019-06-13, 12:48

Hong Kong: Protesters cannot be allowed to drag territory into dangerous abyss, says China's UK ambassador China's ambassador to the UK has said protesters in Hong Kong cannot be allowed to drag the territory into a "dangerous abyss" amid continued clashes...
2019-08-16, 12:32

China delivers its most explicit threat to use military force in Hong Kong if protests get bigger and more violent REUTERS/Damir Sagolj Senior Chinese officials on Wednesday offered stern warnings to Hong Kong about China's ability to step in to handle protests t...
2019-08-09, 16:32

UPDATE 1-Thousands protest in Hong Kong, China media warns Beijing will not let situation continue Thousands of protesters took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday, a day after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police, and as Chin...
2019-08-04, 09:48

After Twitter and Facebook blame China for Hong Kong disinformation, government defends its right to online speech China pushed back against claims by Twitter and Facebook that the government had run disinformation operations aimed at the Hong Kong protests. The c...
2019-08-20, 23:48

UPDATE 3-Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to und...
2019-08-20, 05:48

Hong Kong leader to address city amid fury at bill allowing extraditions to China Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will address the city on Tuesday after some of the biggest and most violent protests seen in the financial hub ...
2019-06-18, 10:16

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov Links DDoS Cyber-Attack to Hong Kong Unrest, China Telegram suffered a major cyber-attack that appeared to originate from China, the company's CEO said Thursday, linking it to the ongoing political un...
2019-06-13, 12:00

Facebook, Twitter remove China-linked accounts for spreading disinformation on Hong Kong protests Facebook and Twitter recently removed accounts that originated out of China. The accounts reportedly spread disinformation about Hong Kong protesters...
2019-08-21, 03:48

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests, Canada stops staff travel to mainland China Hong Kong is bracing for more anti-government demonstrations and a "stress test" of its international airport this weekend, as protests in the Asian ...
2019-08-23, 08:16

'Missing' British Hong Kong consulate employee detained in China for violating 'public order': officials The British consulate employee in Hong Kong that was reported missing after making a business trip to mainland China has been detained for 15 days af...
2019-08-21, 16:48

Hong Kong protests: Australia issues travel alert as China warns of worst crisis since 1997 Australia tells tourists there is a risk of violence between protesters and police or ‘criminally linked individuals’ Australians travelling to Hong ...
2019-08-07, 17:32

Canada bans Hong Kong consulate staff from travelling outside city after British worker detained in China It comes as the Chinese government announced that British Consulate employee Simon Cheng Man-kit has been held in neighbouring mainland city of Shenz...
2019-08-23, 22:16

Coach and Versace sparked fury in China by selling t-shirts that listed Hong Kong as a separate country Scott Olson/Staff/Getty Images Luxury fashion labels Versace and Coach stoked fury in China over the weekend after images of t-shirts which describe...
2019-08-12, 15:00

Hong Kong protests are like terrorism, says China as paramilitary forces gather amid fears army could be used against demonstrators Images emerged today of Chinese paramilitary forces assembling only 20 miles from Hong Kong as Beijing claimed the protests there were "no different ...
2019-08-14, 16:00

Tlaib turns down family visit to West Bank after Israel grants request Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) said Friday she will not visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, hours after Israel’s interior ministry gran...
2019-08-16, 17:00

Owners of seized tanker preparing formal request to visit crew in Iran Stena Bulk, the Swedish-based owners of the UK-flagged tanker detained by Iran, said on Saturday they were preparing a formal request to visit its 23...
2019-07-20, 21:16

Hong Kong shelves proposed China extradition bill that caused mass riots in the semi-autonomous territory Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that ignited some of the most violent protests since the former...
2019-06-18, 14:48

China releases dramatic army propaganda video in wake of Hong Kong protests with 'anti-riot' drills As the summer of protests continues to escalate in Hong Kong, the Chinese army released a video on Thursday for its troops based in the city showing ...
2019-08-01, 22:16

Trump denies instructing Navy about McCain ship WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Navy warship named for the late Sen. John McCain (all times local): 9:25 a.m. Presiden...
2019-05-30, 18:32

The Latest: Trump denies instructing Navy about McCain ship WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Navy warship named for the late Sen. John McCain (all times local): 9:25 a.m. Presiden...
2019-05-30, 17:32

Trump says US Navy destroyed Iranian drone in 'defensive action'; Iran denies it Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes w...
2019-07-19, 11:48

Fears for British consulate worker 'held by China at Hong Kong border' The Foreign Office today said it was "extremely concerned" at reports a staff member from the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by Chi...
2019-08-20, 14:48

Acting Defense Secretary denies he hid USS McCain during Trump visit ​Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan ​torpedoed a report that he was aware of ​a directive to US Navy officials ​that the White House wanted th...
2019-05-30, 17:32

| On eve of UK visit, Trump denies his taped remark about 'nasty' Meghan Markle US President Donald Trump denied on Sunday that he had called Meghan Markle "nasty" just days before heading to Britain to be hosted, and lavishly fe...
2019-06-02, 22:32

Ahead Of UK Visit, Trump Denies Taped Remark About "Nasty" Meghan Markle US President Donald Trump denied on Sunday that he had called Meghan Markle "nasty" just days before heading to Britain to be hosted, and lavishly fe...
2019-06-02, 20:48

China denies Philippines' allegations of 'hit and run' in South China Sea China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pr...
2019-06-15, 08:48

Foreign Office 'extremely concerned' over Hong Kong consulate worker 'detained at China border' The Foreign Office has said it is "extremely concerned" over reports that a staff member, who has been been missing for 12 days, has been detained in...
2019-08-20, 14:48

Philippines' Duterte plans China visit to discuss South China Sea ruling Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will soon meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to discuss a 2016 arbitration case over the South China Sea, h...
2019-08-06, 11:32

AMD denies improperly sharing CPU tech with China AMD has been accused of feeding sensitive technology to China, and the company isn't having any of it. The chip designer has rejected Wall Stre...
2019-07-01, 10:16

China denies its vessel intentionally hit Filipino boat China has acknowledged its fishing vessel hit a Filipino boat in the disputed South China Sea in an incident that prompted an outcry in the Philippin...
2019-06-15, 05:48

China denies entry to German Greens party Germany's Green party says China has rejected a Bundestag delegation because one of its members is a vocal supporter of the Muslim Uighur minority. A...
2019-08-04, 11:00

China denies hit and run as pressure builds on Duterte to speak up China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pr...
2019-06-15, 08:48

China-owned SEZ in Cambodia denies transhipping to evade U.S. tariffs A China-owned special economic zone in Cambodia has denied that its firms have been fined by the United States for transhipping goods from China in a...
2019-06-21, 08:00

Gunmen kill family of seven in restive Ethiopian state Gunmen shot dead a family of seven people and injured three others on Thursday morning in the restive Ethiopian state of Oromia, the prime minister's...
2019-08-08, 21:00

Will democracy take hold in Pakistan's restive tribal areas? The first-ever democratic election is being held in the restive Pakistani tribal region on the border with Afghanistan. Will democracy help stabilize...
2019-07-19, 17:32

AMD Denies Report That It Improperly Shared Sensitive Processor Tech With China Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) denied on Friday the accuracy of a Wall Street Journal report that alleged its joint venture with Chinese companies gave...
2019-06-30, 04:48

Kenyan president's office denies claims he is 'missing' after China trip The chief spokesperson for Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta denied claims Kenyatta was absent at public events after speculation went rife about his w...
2019-05-21, 15:32

Australian Navy Pilots Were Hit With Lasers on the South China Sea Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly hit with laser beams from fishing boats during a recent military exercise on the South China Sea, l...
2019-05-29, 15:48

China denies Uighurs' Turkic descent and says 'hostile forces' trying to split country The government said ‘hostile forces’ wanted to break China apart and called the region of Xinjiang an ‘inseparable’ part of China The far northwester...
2019-07-22, 08:32

China's central bank denies it's devaluing country's currency to counter tariffs China has allowed its yuan to break through 7 against the dollar for the first time in 11 years, but it insists the move is not "competitive devaluat...
2019-08-06, 05:16

Australian navy pilots struck by lasers in South China Sea BEIJING (AP) — A witness says Australian navy helicopter pilots were hit by lasers while exercising in the South China Sea, forcing them to land as a...
2019-05-28, 15:48

Philippine president calls on Trump to park US Navy outside China President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines wants President Trump to park the Navy's 7th Fleet on China's doorstep in response to ongoing tensions i...
2019-07-18, 01:16

Gunmen kidnap Cameroon opposition leader in restive Anglophone region Unidentified gunmen in Cameroon's Anglophone region kidnapped the leader of one of the country's leading opposition parties on Friday for the second ...
2019-06-28, 22:16

Ethiopia premier's aide named to lead restive Amhara region Ethiopia's Amhara Democratic Party (ADP) named the security adviser to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as head of the restive Amhara region on Monday after...
2019-07-15, 18:32

Australian navy pilots hit with lasers during South China Sea military exercise ANU expert questions if beams came from fishing boats that are part of China’s maritime militiaAustralian navy helicopter pilots have been hit with l...
2019-05-29, 09:00

Indonesia Sends Police to Restive Region After Racial Slurs Ignite Protests Demonstrations erupted in distant Indonesian Papua after a video circulated showing Papuan students on Java being insulted as the police surrounded t...
2019-08-22, 14:48

'Peace through strength': Navy sails an aircraft carrier through disputed South China Sea The U.S. Navy sailed an aircraft carrier through the South China Sea in a show of force against China in the midst of disputes over the strategically...
2019-08-08, 01:00

China's Xi leaves on first state visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping departed for Pyongyang on Thursday on a state visit to North Korea, state media said, accompanied by a clutch of senior ...
2019-06-20, 06:00

| Caster pays Banyana a visit before China SWC clash Banyana Banyana might be in the middle of their pool matches at the women's Soccer World Cup but they had time to welcome a famous visitor on Tuesday...
2019-06-13, 04:00

China's Xi heads for NKorea for state visit, talks with Kim Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea, which he has said will strengthen the countries' strate...
2019-06-20, 14:00

China's President Xi to visit North Korea this week Chinese President Xi Jinping will go to North Korea on Thursday for two days, state media in both countries reported on Monday, making him the first ...
2019-06-17, 14:48

China says reached 'broad consensus' with U.N. after Xinjiang visit China and the United Nations have reached a "broad consensus" about counter-terror work, China's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday after a controversia...
2019-06-16, 07:16

What do the Hong Kong protesters want? The territory has been rocked by protests ending in violent clashes with police. Demonstrators have five key demandsHong Kong has been rocked by prot...
2019-08-14, 08:00

How Hong Kong Can Save Itself Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on de...
2019-08-09, 00:00

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
2019-06-10, 04:16

What Happens Next in the Hong Kong Protests Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong rolled into their 11th week, but things took a dramatic turn after protestors decided to occupy Hong Kong’s...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, a...
2019-06-15, 18:16

Traveling to Hong Kong? Here's what you need to know Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and p...
2019-08-16, 23:32

Why Hong Kong is protesting Hong Kong is facing a major political crisis as it heads into a 10th week of mass demonstrations. What started as a movement against a controversial ...
2019-08-14, 05:00

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city regularly displays its penchant for protest. Recent demonstrations forced the local...
2019-07-02, 04:00

Hong Kong crisis — What you need to know The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solut...
2019-08-22, 21:48

Why Hong Kong Is Still Protesting and Where It May Go Next What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has erupted into a broader challe...
2019-08-07, 09:32

Taiwan president to visit U.S. this month, move likely to anger China Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will spend four nights in the United States this month while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies, her government said ...
2019-07-01, 06:48

China's Xi arrives for state visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday in Pyongyang for a two-day state visit to North Korea. China's state broadcaster CCTV showed huge ...
2019-06-20, 20:48

China's Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea on a visit 'big on symbolism' China's President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday morning for a state visit to North Korea — the first by a Chinese state leader in ...
2019-06-20, 09:01

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar To Visit China Next Month: Report External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is expected travel to China next month to prepare ground for the second informal summit between Prime Minister...
2019-07-21, 03:32

Ahead of a visit to North Korea, China's Xi says he supports denuclearization President Xi Jinping's visit to North Korea this week will mark the first time in 14 years that a Chinese leader is visiting the reclusive count...
2019-06-19, 13:00

Trudeau to visit Trump next week to talk trade, China TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau will travel to Washington next week to meet with President Donald Trump to discuss the ratification of...
2019-06-13, 19:32

Trouble in Hong Kong: What Stocks Can Tell You About What's Next Hong Kong protests have been in the news lately. Analysts often blame any trouble in the stock market on the trouble in the streets -- but in Hong Ko...
2019-06-19, 23:16

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened t...
2019-06-21, 13:32

The Hong Kong Protests, Explained The Hong Kong protests arose out of a seemingly-innocuous bill, exposing longstanding tensions between residents of the quasi-independent city and Be...
2019-08-14, 22:00

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning ...
2019-06-27, 23:00

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mas...
2019-06-11, 15:48

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the countr...
2019-06-15, 09:48

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent ...
2019-07-10, 21:48

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally l...
2019-06-12, 13:48

Why are Hong Kong protesters at the airport? HKG, Hong Kong's international airport, is one of the busiest in Asia. And it had emerged as a key protest target before today's mass gathering, as a...
2019-08-14, 00:32

Let's try the food at the Hong Kong McDonald's I’m spending time in one of the world’s indisputably great food cities and here I am sitting with a shamefully large order of food at a Hong Kong McD...
2019-05-30, 07:32

Hong Kong Paralyzed by Strike Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said the city was becoming dangerous and unstable, condemning violent protests in her first public comments in two week...
2019-08-05, 09:16

China's Xi Jinping Ready To Visit India This Year After PM Modi's Invite Chinese president Xi Jinping has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to visit India later this year for an informal summit, the foreig...
2019-06-13, 15:16

Glum Pep Guardiola Says Manchester City's China Visit Mere "Survival" Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola, speaking to reporters in Shanghai, looked far from happy when asked about preparations ahead of another gruellin...
2019-07-19, 20:32

State Department says senior UN official’s visit to China 'highly inappropriate' The State Department criticized an upcoming visit of the UN’s counter-terrorism Czar to China as, “Highly inappropriate,” after it was revealed the o...
2019-06-15, 23:00

Xi Jinping Flexes China's Trade Muscle With Visit to Rare-Earths Hub By touring a region of China that calls itself a rare-earths kingdom, Chinese President Xi Jinping pinpointed a source of leverage his government has...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Pence and Trudeau talk trade, China, abortion during Canada visit The vice president expressed optimism for the North American trade deal and tried to put a more positive spin on U.S.-Canada ties, which have soured ...
2019-05-31, 06:00

Hong Kong's Government Faces Dissent From Within A contentious extradition bill, and the public unrest it has triggered, have helped provoke a rare wave of dissent from within the government’s own r...
2019-08-02, 18:48

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople ...
2019-06-11, 13:16

Hong Kong airport occupied by protesters Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series o...
2019-08-10, 00:32

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for mor...
2019-07-05, 20:48

A recession in Hong Kong is 'inevitable,' says economist Andy Xie, an independent economist, says Hong Kong's business people have political power and are "running the place," and that's what'...
2019-08-14, 12:32

Hong Kong isn't just battling on the streets: There is also a war on misinformation While Hong Kong protesters wage pitched battles with police on the street, fake news and misinformation are being spread online, fueling fear and sus...
2019-08-12, 04:32

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences h...
2019-06-29, 02:48

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's...
2019-07-12, 00:48

A Hong Kong ‘Troublemaker’ With a Clean Conscience Jimmy Lai, alone among the territory’s elite, supports the protests and refuses to pay even token obeisance to Beijing, which calls him a “black hand...
2019-08-23, 13:16

UK concerned at latest Hong Kong violence The British government is concerned about the latest violence in Hong Kong and wants calm from all sides, a spokesman for British Prime Minister Bori...
2019-08-12, 13:32

Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissen...
2019-06-12, 15:32

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G-20 Leaders for Help Beijing has said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the Group of 20 summit meeting. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backin...
2019-06-27, 23:16

Another protest underway in Hong Kong with no end in sight Protesters have begun gathering at a park in central Hong Kong for another day of demonstrations that have generally started peacefully but often end...
2019-08-11, 09:32

U.S. Raises Travel Advisory on Hong Kong The U.S. raised the level of its advisory for citizens traveling to Hong Kong, asking them to exercise increased caution and citing nearly two months...
2019-08-08, 19:00