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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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 02 Sep 2014 | 12:35 PM

Hong Kong activist's newspaper column scrapped amid democracy row

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A well-respected Hong Kong newspaper has axed a weekly column by a political activist and hedge fund manager as the Asian financial centre braces for a wave of protests against China's decision to rule out full democracy.