Hong Kong

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Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a special administrative region on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in southern China. With over 7.4 million people of various nationalities in a 1,104-square-kilometre (426 sq mi) territory, Hong Kong is the world's fourth-most densely populated region.

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Thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader steps down, a day after she suspended an..
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Hundreds of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader steps down, a day after she suspended an..
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Huge numbers are expected to take to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the city’s leader resigns, a day after she suspended an extradition bill..
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One often hears that Hong Kong people care only about making money and have little interest in how they are governed. A million people in the streets protesting..
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Protesters vow to gather on Sunday, despite the government's decision to suspend the extradition bill.
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Protests in Hong Kong over proposed changes to the extradition law follow reports of China illegally removing its opponents.
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After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill.
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With an escalating U.S. trade war, a faltering economy and tensions in the South China Sea vexing her bosses in Beijing, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared in..
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has suspended debate on a proposed bill that would allow those accused of any crimes to be extradited to mainland China. CBS..
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HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony,..
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Hong Kong’s leader suspended efforts to pass a bill allowing extraditions to China, in a dramatic reversal that she said was necessary to restore order in the..
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After almost a week of massive street protests, Hong Kong's chief executive said Saturday that she has suspended a controversial extradition bill.
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Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt welcomed a decision by the Hong Kong government to suspend a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to..
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Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's chief executive, said the government was backing down on the bill
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Lam Ka Lo was pictured meditating in front of shield-bearing police; the struggle goes on, she says.
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after..
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The city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam came under huge pressure to abandon the controversial legislation, including from her own political allies and advisers.
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China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to interfere.
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The central government in Beijing has expressed its support, respect and understanding for Hong Kong's decision to suspend an extradition bill that would allow..
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The United States Consulate in Hong Kong on Saturday welcomed a decision by Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to suspend a proposed law that would allow people to be..
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger..
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger..
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Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow extraditions..
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after widespread anger..
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will meet the media at 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Saturday, a government statement said, amid reports the government will suspend a..
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Hong Kong media reported on Saturday the city's government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread anger and..
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Hong Kong media reported on Saturday that the city’s government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread anger and..
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The Hong Kong government is ready to pause plans to change extradition laws, local media report.
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Hong Kong media reported on Saturday the city's government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread anger and..
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Hong Kong is one of the world's top financial hubs, but is this status now at risk?
1 day ago • BBC News
Hong Kong's government was facing pushback from other legislators over its controversial mainland China extradition bill on Friday after days of protests over..
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The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramatic..
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Protests continue in Hong Kong over a controversial bill that would allow extradition to China. CBS News correspondent Ramy Inocencio is in Hong Kong with the..
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Several of Carrie Lam's advisers urge her to pause a controversial extradition bill amid protests.
2 days ago • BBC News
As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that has triggered..
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China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that would require..
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Several senior Hong Kong police officials feel caught between a rock and a hard place as city leader Carrie Lam tries to ram through contentious extradition laws..
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U.S. lawmakers on Thursday responded to the crisis in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law with China by introducing legislation that would require the U.S...
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Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill vowed..
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China called on the United States on Friday not to pass legislation in response to a crisis in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law.
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Chinese censors are working hard to erase or block news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms amid a surge in interest from mainland..
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Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy on Friday, with banks re-opening branches closed during violent..
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Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people kept up a protest against a planned extradition law with..
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Thousands of people opposing a controversial extradition policy came together on the streets of Hong Kong.
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Tens of thousands of people have in recent days taken to the streets of Hong Kong to protest a contested bill that would open the way for extraditions to China...
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A human rights lawyer recently returned from Hong Kong describes the threat to liberty not only for Hong Kong residents but for Australians who travel there.
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Social media users around the world post pictures of wilted bauhinia leaves to show their solidarity.
3 days ago • BBC News
Up until Carrie Lam championed a Beijing-tainted law, Hong Kong’s chief executive labelled herself a protector of the “one country, two systems” principle...
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Telegram founder Pavel Durov has warned that Chinese authorities may have targeted the messaging app in an attempt to disrupt protestors in Hong Kong. Users of..
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The Australian Hong Kong community are urging the Federal Government - and in particular Liberal Minister Gladys Liu - to take stronger action after days of..
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China on Thursday hit out at the European Union for making 'irresponsible and erroneous' remarks about Hong Kong's controversial extradition bill.
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China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the..
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Hong Kong was facing growing international pressure Thursday over a controversial extradition bill that has prompted violent street protests.
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Hong Kong authorities arrested 11 people during protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, police chief Stephen..
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Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people persevered with a protest against an extradition law with..
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The messaging service suffered a massive cyber attack during violent protests in Hong Kong on Wednesday.
3 days ago • BBC News
Asian shares slumped on Thursday as the Hong Kong market was hit for the second straight session following a day of massive street protests, while oil prices..
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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that will take place as soon as the third quarter of this..
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China's foreign ministry said on Thursday the central government strongly condemns the violent behavior of protesters in Hong Kong and supports the government..
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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Thursday Hong Kong's planned extradition law has triggered concern about human rights.
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Scuffles broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people remained on the streets to protest a planned extradition law with..
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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing, according to one source familiar with the matter.
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Thousands of people filled streets of Hong Kong in recent days to oppose the proposed legislation on extradition of criminal suspects to be sent to mainland..
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Thousands of protesters readied in Hong Kong on Thursday for more potential clashes with police over a planned extradition law with mainland China, a day after..
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A few thousand protesters in Hong Kong on Thursday readied for potentially more clashes with police over a planned extradition law with mainland China, a day..
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