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AseanPlus News 04 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

Hong Kong activist in court for throwing ‘smelly’ sandwich at police officer

Hong Kong: A Hong Kong pro-democracy activist who threw a “smelly fish sandwich” at a police officer as voters went to the polls last year pleaded not guilty to assault.

AseanPlus News 12 Aug 2017 | 8:55 AM

Hong Kong activist claims Chinese agents attacked him

HONG KONG: A prominent member of Hong Kong’s Democratic Party said on Friday he was beaten and “stapled” by mainland agents in the Chinese-controlled city before being dumped on a beach in what activists said was the latest warning to the democracy movement.

AseanPlus News 22 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Hong Kong protester jailed for police assault

Hong Kong: A Hong Kong activist who was attacked by seven police officers during mass pro-democracy rallies in 2014 was jailed after he dropped an appeal bid.

Thailand 05 Oct 2016 | 1:24 AM

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong ‘held in Thailand’

BANGKOK: Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong has been detained on arrival in junta-run Thailand, his party and activists said Wednesday, where he was due at events marking the anniversary of a military crackdown.

World 31 Jul 2016 | 11:08 PM

Hong Kong activist candidates disqualified from election

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A second local activist in Hong Kong has been disqualified from running in next month's Legislative Council elections after declining to sign a new form saying the city is an "inalienable" part of China.

China 22 Jun 2016 | 12:00 PM

Hong Kong activist Wong denied chance to stand for election

Hong Kong (AFP) - Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was on Wednesday denied the chance to stand for election after a court threw out his bid to lower the candidate age limit from 21, as fears mount over China's influence on the city.

AseanPlus News 29 Feb 2016 | 12:47 AM

Pro-democracy candidate wins key Hong Kong election

HONG KONG: A pro-democracy candidate won a Hong Kong by-election Monday in a closely-watched vote that highlighted the city’s political faultlines.

AseanPlus News 29 Feb 2016 | 12:00 AM

Anti-China activist stands in key vote

HONG KONG: A Hong Kong activist who promotes independence from China and was involved in recent street battles with police stood for office in a key by-election that highlights the city’s political faultlines.

Nation 29 May 2015 | 8:06 PM

No entry for Hong Kong activist ‘Long Hair’

PETALING JAYA: Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Leung Kwok-hung, also known as “Long Hair”, has been denied entry into Malaysia.

Nation 26 May 2015 | 7:36 PM

Hong Kong activist: My fight is with China, not Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Joshua Wong does not understand why he was barred from entering Malaysia as he is fighting for rights within China and not anywhere else.