Hong Kong police use water cannon in latest clashes

Hong Kong police fired water cannon towards protesters for the first time on Sunday in a significant escalation of clashes that have rocked the city for the past three months.

After night of clashes, Hong Kong braces for fresh rally

After night of clashes, Hong Kong braces for fresh rally

Protesters gathered at a sports stadium Sunday as Hong Kong braced for more anti-government rallies, a day after clashes returned to the city's streets following several days of...

Tear gas fired as Hong Kong police, protesters clash

Tear gas fired as Hong Kong police, protesters clash

Hong Kong riot cops fired tear gas and baton-charged protesters who retaliated with a barrage of stones, bottles and bamboo poles on Saturday, as a standoff in a working-class...

Tension spikes in Hong Kong as police square off with protesters

Tension spikes in Hong Kong as police square off with protesters

Tension flickered across Hong Kong Saturday as riot cops squared off with protesters near a police station in a working-class neighbourhood, as an uneasy peace lasting several...

UK consulate staffer Simon Cheng returns to Hong Kong after China detention: family

UK consulate staffer Simon Cheng returns to Hong Kong after China detention: family

A British consulate employee detained in China has returned to Hong Kong, his family said Saturday.

Chain, Chain, Chain: Hongkongers link hands across city in homage to ‘Baltic Way’

Chain, Chain, Chain: Hongkongers link hands across city in homage to ‘Baltic Way’

Hongkongers tonight lined sidewalks and linked hands as protesters made good on plans — or at least tried — to replicate 1989’s famed “Baltic Way” anti-Soviet...

Leader of Cathay’s flight attendant union says she was fired over protest-related Facebook posts

Leader of Cathay’s flight attendant union says she was fired over protest-related Facebook posts

The head of Cathay Pacific’s flight attendants union today said that she was fired over posts made on social media pertaining to the city’s ongoing protest movement,...

Judge extends ban on airport protests, protesters shrug amid calls to target ground transport

Judge extends ban on airport protests, protesters shrug amid calls to target ground transport

In response to plans circulating to paralyze transportation to Hong Kong International Airport, the High Court today ruled that the temporary injunction prohibiting demonstrations...

Detained UK consulate staffer’s family rejects state-media’s ‘prostitute’ spiel

Detained UK consulate staffer’s family rejects state-media’s ‘prostitute’ spiel

The family of a staffer at the UK consulate in Hong Kong have rejected a “made-up” report by Chinese state media that he was detained in the mainland for visiting...

Off the Rails: MTR says it will shut stations in event of violence after outcry from mainland

Off the Rails: MTR says it will shut stations in event of violence after outcry from mainland

The MTR Corp — finding itself taking fire from all sides over its unintentionally (and also, if you think about it, unavoidably) prominent role in Hong Kong’s...


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