Hong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos Saturday as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory’s extradition law clashed over access to the chamber.
By Alice Fung, Associated Press
Hong Kong police said around 22,800 protesters marched through downtown on Sunday in opposition to changes to an extradition law widely seen as eroding the territory’s independent legal system.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump vowed to fight congressional Democrats all the way over the series of investigations and subpoenas targeting those in his close circle. He called the investigation efforts “nonsense.” Also, the UN reports that Afghan…
A court handed down prison sentences of up to 16 months to leaders of the massive pro-democracy protests on public nuisance offenses.
By Katie Tam, Veta Chan, Associated Press
Data showing apartment costs compared to the average income suggests investors are causing housing prices to spike in cities like Hong Kong and London.
By Jim Gomez, Vincent Yu, Associated Press
Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into southern China on Sunday after lashing the northern Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 64 people dead.
By James M. Lindsay, Council on Foreign Relations
Millions of people around the world went to the polls this year. The results provided plenty of surprises. British voters defied the pollstersand voted to leave the European Union. Colombians did much the same in …
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, Kurdish-led forces pressed toward the Islamic State’s de facto capital Raqqa after announcing the offensive Sunday. Also, the Justice Department announced it is sending 500 staffers to 28 states to watch for civil rights violations…
By Corinne Segal
Growing up in Hong Kong, where he is still based, Andy Yeung saw geometric repetition and patterns of light hidden in the sky-high structures of the city.
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