On May 19, 1985, China were stunned 2-1 at home by neighbours Hong Kong, then still under British rule, on one of the most infamous nights in Chinese football history.
The dead birds littering the streets of Hong Kong are an apposite symbol for the broken state of the city. The tear gas used by police is being blamed for the deaths, with the birds
Brutal attacks on election candidates in recent weeks have thrust the lowest tier of government in the Chinese-ruled city into the world spotlight as the government struggles to quieten angry demands for universal suffrage.
Major news outlets in China have largely avoided detailed reporting of district council election results in Hong Kong, where pro-democracy candidates scored a landslide victory
The announcement came as university leaders called for police to lift their siege given the sprawling facility appeared to be deserted.
Impeachment proceedings have overshadowed another riveting drama half a world away: ongoing pro-democracy protests in an iconic city. Peaceful marches of millions
The stunning victory scored by the pro-democracy camp at community-level elections in Hong Kong unmistakably reveals wide public support for the protest movement
Alibaba Group’s Hong Kong shares made a solid debut on Tuesday, trading 6.9% higher than their issue price and at a small premium to pricing in New York after marking the world’s largest stock sale this year.
Hong Kong protesters held a vigil for “martyrs” on Saturday and many demanded “revenge” after a student died in hospital this week following a high fall, fuelling anger among pro-democracy demonstrators who first took to the streets in June.
An uneasy calm settled over Hong Kong on Saturday as the city prepared to go to the polls for local elections seen as a referendum on months of anti-government protests, after weeks of especially violent clashes between police and demonstrators.