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AseanPlus News 02 Nov 2016 | 5:10 AM

Pro-independence lawmakers brawl in Hong Kong parliament

HONG KONG: Two lawmakers who want Hong Kong to split from China wrestled with security in parliament Wednesday, with one of them dragged from the chamber, as fears grow Beijing will step in over the saga.

China 01 Jul 2016 | 4:35 AM

Hong Kong protests mark day city handed back to China

Hong Kong (AFP) - Tens of thousands of protesters are due to march in Hong Kong Friday to mark the anniversary of the city's handover from Britain to China, with pro-independence groups rallying for the first time amid fears Beijing is tightening its grip.

China 18 Jun 2016 | 9:22 AM

Hong Kong bookseller defies Beijing by leading protest

HONG KONG: A Hong Kong bookseller who said he was blindfolded, interrogated and detained in China led a protest march Saturday defying Beijing as pressure grows for authorities to answer questions over the case

China 18 Jun 2016 | 8:26 AM

Pressure grows for answers in Hong Kong bookseller saga

HONG KONG: Pressure is growing on Hong Kong’s authorities to give clear answers over the case of five city booksellers who disappeared and resurfaced in China, with protesters due to march Saturday.

AseanPlus News 19 May 2016 | 5:10 AM

Hong Kong protesters detained after bid to stop China official

HONG KONG: Hong Kong student pro-democracy leader Joshua Wong was among five protesters detained Thursday after they ran onto a motorway to intercept the motorcade of a top Chinese official during a highly-charged visit to the city.

China 17 May 2016 | 4:11 AM

Top China official visit stirs anger in Hong Kong

Hong Kong (AFP) - One of China's most powerful officials lands in Hong Kong Tuesday in an attempt to build bridges in the divided city, but the trip has already stirred anger among opponents.

AseanPlus News 02 Apr 2016 | 7:58 AM

Thousands flock to screening of provocative Hong Kong film

Hong Kong (AFP) - Thousands of moviegoers on Friday flocked to mass screenings of Hong Kong film "Ten Years", a provocative futuristic portrayal of the city that has riled China.

AseanPlus News 27 Mar 2016 | 11:07 AM

‘Nothing has changed’ says abused Hong Kong maid Erwiana

HONG KONG: It is just over a year since Erwiana Sulistyaningsih’s Hong Kong employer was jailed for horrific abuse of her maid in a case that made headlines around the world.

AseanPlus News 11 Jan 2016 | 12:00 AM

Thousands in Hong Kong call for release of missing booksellers

HONG KONG: Thousands of protesters marched through central Hong Kong, demanding the release of five missing booksellers who are feared to have been detained by authorities in mainland China.

AseanPlus News 30 Nov 2015 | 12:42 AM

Hong Kong's dolphins at risk of disappearing

Hong Kong (AFP) - As Hong Kong seeks to expand its international airport and with a major new bridge project under way, campaigners warn that the dwindling number of much-loved pink dolphins in surrounding waters may disappear altogether.