Gulf Times - Hong-Kong
Hong Kong, China governments reject UK 'interference' and 'biased' criticism

Hong Kong, China governments reject UK 'interference' and 'biased' criticism

The Hong Kong government and China's foreign ministry branch in the city hit back on Friday at a report by Britain criticising Beijing's plans for national security legislation

A year on, Hong Kong democracy protesters torn between hope and fear

A year on, Hong Kong democracy protesters torn between hope and fear

Medical sector worker Tana has attended peaceful lunchtime rallies in Hong Kong regularly for months along with thousands of others protesting Beijing's influence and calling for greater democracy

‘I can't be silent’: Hong Kong people aim to mark Tiananmen despite ban

‘I can't be silent’: Hong Kong people aim to mark Tiananmen despite ban

Many Hong Kong people will find their own way to mark the 31st anniversary of Chinese troops opening fire on protesters in and around Tiananmen Square ...

Hong Kong leaders say Trump 'completely wrong' for curbing ties

Hong Kong leaders say Trump 'completely wrong' for curbing ties

Senior Hong Kong government officials lashed out on Saturday at moves by US President Donald Trump to strip the city of its special status in a bid to punish China for imposing national security laws ...

Hong Kong warns removing US special status is a 'double-edged sword'

Hong Kong warns removing US special status is a 'double-edged sword'

Hong Kong told the United States to keep out of the debate over national security legislation being imposed by China, and warned that withdrawal of the financial hub's special status under US law could backfire on the US

Hong Kong leader says security law will not hurt freedom amid global alarm

Hong Kong leader says security law will not hurt freedom amid global alarm

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday Beijing's proposed national security law for the city, which has raised alarm in the global financial centre and abroad, would not trample on its cherished rights and freedoms.

China official in Hong Kong says some protest acts "terrorist in nature"

China official in Hong Kong says some protest acts "terrorist in nature"

China's foreign ministry office in Hong Kong said on Monday some actions during last year's pro-democracy protests were "terrorist in nature" and "troublemakers" colluded with foreign forces

Hong Kong hit by fresh protest after China security proposal

Hong Kong hit by fresh protest after China security proposal

Police fired tear gas and pepper spray at hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters who gathered Sunday in opposition to a controversial security law proposed by China last week.

Hong Kongers fret over Beijing's planned new security laws

Hong Kongers fret over Beijing's planned new security laws

Newspaper vendor Man, 60, was speechless when she saw the headline that Beijing plans to impose national security laws on Hong Kong, and worried what the future holds for youth in the Chinese-ruled city.

US tells China not to interfere with its journalists in Hong Kong

US tells China not to interfere with its journalists in Hong Kong

The US on Sunday warned China against interfering with American journalists working in Hong Kong, in an escalating row between the two countries over press freedom and other issues.

China says Hong Kong will never be calm unless violent protesters removed

China says Hong Kong will never be calm unless violent protesters removed

China's Hong Kong affairs office warned on Wednesday that the city will never be calm unless ‘black-clad violent protesters’ were all removed, describing them as a ‘political virus’ that seeks independence from Beijing.

Arrests show Beijing sees Hong Kong crackdown as priority: activist

Arrests show Beijing sees Hong Kong crackdown as priority: activist

Suppressing Hong Kong's democracy movement is a priority for China, even in the midst of the coronavirus crisis, a top pro-democracy leader said on Sunday, a day after police arrested him and 14 others ...