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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.

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.