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TECH 16 Jul 2019 | 10:54 AM

Google warns Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong of government-backed hackers

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong said that Google Inc warned him about government-backed hacking attempts as the former British colony’s historic protests continue to draw global attention – and China’s ire.

World 09 Jul 2019 | 1:35 AM

Hong Kong singer-activist urges U.N. rights body to defend territory

GENEVA (Reuters) - China is tightening its grip on Hong Kong and the territory's autonomy and democratic freedoms are slipping away, a prominent Hong Kong activist told the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday in a plea for international action.

World 18 Jan 2019 | 2:21 PM

Taiwan steps up probe into surveillance by pro-China media on island

TAIPEI/HONGKONG (Reuters) - Taiwan will step up its investigation of pro-Beijing newspapers accused by politicians on the self-ruled island of spreading fake news and surveillance activities that infringe national security, a security official said on Friday.

World 14 Aug 2018 | 3:30 PM

Pro-China groups protest outside Hong Kong press club over 'separatist' speech

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Pro-China groups rallied outside Hong Kong's Foreign Correspondents' Club (FCC) on Tuesday over a speech by an independence activist that has riled Beijing and sparked debate about the viability of the city's freedoms.

World 27 Jan 2018 | 2:38 PM

Hong Kong activist banned from by-election in what pro-democracy party calls 'payback'

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong on Saturday banned a 21-year-old pro-democracy activist from running in a by-election in March, dealing a blow to the youth-led push for universal suffrage and prompting accusations of political interference.

AseanPlus News 24 Oct 2017 | 2:17 AM

Jailed Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released on bail

Hong Kong (AFP) - Jailed democracy activists Joshua Wong and Nathan Law were released on bail Tuesday pending an appeal against convictions for their role in the 2014 Umbrella Movement protests.

AseanPlus News 13 Oct 2017 | 12:14 AM

Jailed Hong Kong activist Wong back in court on 21st birthday

HONG KONG: Jailed Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong will mark his 21st birthday in court Friday to face more charges over his role in pro-democracy protests as his parents say they are standing by him.