By Katie Tam, Associated Press
The bill would have allowed Hong Kong residents to be sent to mainland China for trials.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday she has never tendered her resignation to China over the anti-government protests that have roiled the city for three months.
In our news wrap Friday, authorities in Hong Kong moved to head off new pro-democracy protests, denying permission for a planned major march. But two veteran activists who had been arrested were released, vowing to “continue to fight.” Also, Australian…
In our news wrap Friday, democracy advocates in Hong Kong formed a human chain stretching 25 miles to show solidarity and appeal for international support. It was inspired by a human chain in the Baltic states 30 years ago that…
By Bruce Harrison
In Hong Kong, nearly two million people took to the streets in a sweeping show of support for democracy in the Chinese territory. The demonstrations remained peaceful, and Hong Kong police praised the absence of violence. But Chinese military forces…
Chinese military exercises Thursday near the border with Hong Kong reiterated the country’s waning patience with months of pro-democracy demonstrations, some turning violent. Beijing officials have referred to the protests as “terrorism,” and even some Hong Kong residents have grown…
Although Hong Kong's airport is back up and running, the city’s political unrest is far from settled. Local police and the Chinese government both condemned protesters Wednesday, saying they had “crossed the line” and would be prosecuted accordingly. Beijing also…
After two days of heightened violence, demonstrations in Hong Kong partially receded Wednesday, and the city's airport resumed operations. Now questions are surfacing about whether Hong Kong will prosecute protesters it arrested -- and whether China itself intervene. Amna Nawaz…
By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press
Lam said traffic disruptions and confrontations between police and protesters have hurt the economy, particularly the retail and food and beverage sectors.
In our news wrap Monday, more violence erupted in Hong Kong after a strike by pro-democracy forces disrupted commuter traffic. Police fired tear gas to disperse the crowds, while Chief Executive Carrie Lam urged restraint by the protesters. Meanwhile, stocks…
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