In a series of tweets, the US president linked a possible trade deal with Beijing to a peaceful resolution to the political unrest that has roiled the semi-autonomous Chinese city for 10 weeks.
Increasingly violent protests have plunged Hong Kong into its most serious political crisis for decades, posing a serious challenge to the central government in Beijing.
A large group of mostly young protesters marched down the middle of Hennessey Road, a main shopping drag in the Causeway Bay area, as a rally was held in nearby Victoria Park.
Thousands of protesters faced off with riot police early on Monday, the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese rule, ahead of an annual rally that is expected to draw huge crowds amid widespread
Hong Kong’s Airport Authority has cancelled all flights not yet checked in by Monday afternoon, the agency said, as anti-government protesters peacefully demonstrated
Police fired volleys of tear gas at protesters across the territory on Sunday and staged baton charges in flashpoints in downtown Hong Kong and in working class districts.
They are calling it Hong Kong’s “last battle” — a David-versus-Goliath struggle to prevent China from encroaching on the city’s freedoms and autonomy. But with China’s increasingly assertive approach to Hong Kong, the battle may already be lost. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered late Tuesday
Those Americans who fear for the future of American democracy should be inspired by the massive pro-democracy demonstrations occurring this week in Hong Kong.
It has become clear that Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam greatly misjudged the public mood. Though she has taken the rare step of apologising, it does not seem to have convinced the hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters who have maintained calls for her to resign over her handling of a bill
Ethan Chu was volunteering at an aid station near government headquarters here last week for what started out as a peaceful demonstration. Then, without warning, the 18-year-old high school student heard the pop and hiss of tear gas canisters and the shrieks of fellow protesters being pelted by rubber bullets.