HONG KONG Hong Kong activists plan to combine pro-democracy protests with traditional lantern celebrations marking the Mid-Autumn Festival this weekend, after a brief lull in sometimes violent demonstrations that have rocked the Chinese-ruled city since June. | Video
HONG KONG, Sept 12 Hong Kong activists will
combine anti-government protests with lantern celebrations
marking the Mid-Autumn Festival this weekend after a brief lull
in sometimes violent demonstrations which have rocked the
Chinese-ruled city since June.
HONG KONG Every night at 10 p.m., Hong Kong neighbourhoods and university dorms echo with pro-democracy and anti-government chants, the latest form of protest in the Chinese-ruled city where a civil disobedience movement has been going on for more than 12 weeks.
HONG KONG Hong Kong police arrested a number of prominent pro-democracy activists including Joshua Wong and three lawmakers on Friday, seeking to rein in protests that have plunged the city into its worst political crisis for decades. | Video
HONG KONG, Aug 30 Hong Kong authorities on
Friday charged pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong with
organising an illegal protest as they tighten a clampdown on
unrest that has plunged the Asian financial hub into its biggest
political crisis in more than two decades.
HONG KONG Hundreds of people protested in Hong Kong on Wednesday to denounce Cathay Pacific Airways for dismissing crew taking part in or supporting anti-government rallies that have swept the Chinese-ruled city for weeks. | Video
* Cathay Pacific caught in crosswinds of pro-democracy
HONG KONG Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the embattled leader of the former British colony said on Tuesday. | Video
HONG KONG Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined hands to form human chains on Friday in a peaceful protest, with almost three months of anti-government demonstrations showing no sign of let-up across the Chinese-ruled territory.
HONG KONG Pun sees himself as a peaceful, middle-class Hong Kong student. Yet since the beginning of June, he has been building barricades and throwing bricks at police, risking his own liberty to fight, as he sees it, for the city's freedoms.