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Hong Kong Exchanges Propose $39 Billion London Stock Exchange Takeover

"The board of HKEX believes a proposed combination with LSEG represents a highly compelling strategic opportunity to create a global market infrastructure leader," the Hong Kong exchange said in a......

Hong Kong Exchanges Propose $39 Billion London Stock Exchange Takeover

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Hong Kong Exchanges proposes $39 billion London Stock Exchange takeover The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited has proposed a 31.6 billion pound ($39 billion) takeover of the London Stock Exchange , it said on Wednesday, just weeks after the London bourse announced a plan to merge with data company Refinitiv....
11:43, 09/11/2019

Hong Kong Exchanges bids $39 billion to take over London Stock Exchange Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has made an unsolicited $39 billion takeover approach for the London Stock Exchange , a proposal contingent on the LSE ditching its acquisition of data company Refinitiv....
15:14, 09/11/2019

London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong's $39 billion takeover offer London Stock Exchange has rejected Hong Kong Exchange's $39 billion takeover offer, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analytics group Refinitiv....
14:28, 09/13/2019

London Stock Exchange flatly rejects Hong Kong's $39 billion takeover offer The London Stock Exchange emphatically rejected the Hong Kong bourse's $39 billion takeover offer on Friday, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analytics group Refinitiv....
16:28, 09/13/2019

Hong Kong Exchanges bids to buy London Stock Exchange Brexit and ongoing protests in Hong Kong have created political turmoil in both markets, but a deal could secure London's status as a global financial hub. There is, however, one potential stumbling block....
16:00, 09/11/2019

London Stock Exchange Rejects Takeover Bid From Hong Kong London officials, citing “fundamental flaws” in the unsolicited $37 billion offer from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, said they saw “no merit in further engagement.”...
18:14, 09/13/2019

London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong takeover offer London Stock Exchange has rejected Hong Kong Exchange's $39 billion takeover offer, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analytics group Refinitiv....
14:56, 09/13/2019

London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong takeover approach – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, the LSE rejects proposed merger with HKEXLatest: LSE rejects Hong Kong’s approachChina drops some tariffs on pork and soybeansIntroduction: ECB’s stimulus package lifts marketsBut Austria th...
14:56, 09/13/2019

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Makes $36.6 Billion Offer for London Rival A deal would unite two of the world’s major stock exchanges when both regions are under political pressure, with Hong Kong reeling from a summer of violent protests and London gripped by political paralysis....
22:00, 09/11/2019

Stock exchange spurns £30bn Hong Kong takeover bid The London Stock Exchange has firmly rejected an unsolicited takeover bid by its Hong Kong rival, citing "fundamental flaws" in the £30bn offer....
04:00, 09/14/2019

Hong Kong stock exchange could find London exchange 'unaffordable,' says strategist The Hong Kong stock exchange could find the London stock exchange "potentially unaffordable," according to a chief strategist at Bank of Communications International....
11:14, 09/12/2019

London Stock Exchange Rejects Bid From Hong Kong Rival The U.K. exchange operator rejected a $36.6 billion bid from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, saying it had “fundamental concerns” about the price and Hong Kong’s long-term future as a financial gateway....
20:42, 09/13/2019

A Hong Kong-London Stock Exchange Bid Ties 2 Cities in Turmoil The nearly $37 billion offer from the Hong Kong exchange to buy its London counterpart faces tough odds. If sealed, it could transform turbulent markets in Asia and Europe....
23:14, 09/11/2019

Hong Kong stock exchange makes £32bn bid for London counterpart Proposal to LSE board will only proceed if deal for Refinitiv is terminated or voted down The Hong Kong stock exchange has made a surprise £32bn bid to take over the 300-year old London Stock Exchange (LSE).The bid was tabled by Hong Kong Exchanges a...
09:42, 09/12/2019

London Stock Exchange rejects approach by Hong Kong counterpart ‘Fundamental flaws’ in £32bn takeover proposal mean LSE board sees no merit in itThe board of the London Stock Exchange has “unanimously rejected” an approach by its Hong Kong rival after the Asian bourse made a surprise £32bn bid to take over the 32...
20:14, 09/13/2019

London Stock Exchange Eyes $15 Billion Bet for Refinitiv The London Stock Exchange is in talks to buy financial-information business Refinitiv for almost $15 billion, in a deal that would help the exchange operator expand its business as a data provider....
16:14, 07/27/2019

London Stock Exchange in talks to buy Refinitiv for $27 billion The London Stock Exchange Group Plc said on Friday it was in discussions to acquire financial data analytics provider Refinitiv Holdings Ltd for $27 billion, including debt....
05:56, 07/27/2019

London Stock Exchange in talks to combine with Refinitiv in a $20 billion deal AFP Contributor / Getty Contributor The London Stock Exchange is in talks to acquire data analytics platform Refinitiv in a $20 billion deal, according to a person familiar with the matter. The deal would come less than a year after Blackstone Group...
10:56, 07/27/2019

U.K. Could Block Hong Kong Bid for London Exchange The U.K. government is unlikely to approve a potential $36.6 billion takeover of London Stock Exchange Group PLC by its Hong Kong rival because it forms too critical a part of the country’s financial infrastructure,....
22:00, 09/11/2019

Cboe Global Markets Recognized in Hong Kong As Approved Stock Exchange CHICAGO – January 23, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced Hong Kong’s Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA) has included Cboe BZX...
16:56, 05/01/2019

UK finance ministry to scrutinize Hong Kong Exchange $39 billion bid for LSE Britain's finance ministry has said it will scrutinize Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing's attempted takeover of the London Stock Exchange, after the Asian bourse made a surprise $39 billion approach on Wednesday....
21:14, 09/11/2019

Hong Kong exchange vows to press on with $39 billion LSE bid after rebuff Hong Kong's exchange refused to give up on its bid to take over the London Stock Exchange after the British bourse emphatically rejected its $39 billion takeover offer on Friday....
21:56, 09/13/2019

Hong Kong Exchange faces uphill battle with $39 billion bid for LSE Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX) unveiled a $39 billion takeover approach to the London Stock Exchange Plc (LSE) on Wednesday that received a cool response from investors concerned about its regulatory and financial hurdles....
01:28, 09/12/2019

Hong Kong Exchange makes surprise $39 billion offer for Britain's LSE Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing made a surprise $39 billion takeover approach for the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday, aiming to sabotage the LSE's acquisition of data company Refinitiv and create a global trading powerhouse....
21:14, 09/11/2019

LSE board poised to decide fate of Hong Kong exchange's $39 billion offer The London Stock Exchange's board will meet in coming days to decide on the Hong Kong bourse's surprise $39 billion takeover proposal, a source close to the British company said on Thursday, as the market poured cold water on the deal....
22:00, 09/12/2019

Political risks of Hong Kong exchange's $39 billion LSE approach takes toll on shares Hong Kong stock exchange shares fell more than 3% on Thursday as investors raised concerns about the political and regulatory risks involved in its $39 billion approach to take over London Stock Exchange (LSE) ....
13:14, 09/12/2019

London Stock Exchange's Big Bet Is Profitable but Risky For now, investors are more focused on the profit potential of the LSE’s $15 billion acquisition of Refinitiv than on the financial and operational hurdles....
19:00, 07/29/2019

London Stock Exchange hit by worst outage since 2011 Software glitch prevented investors trading for more than an hour and a halfThe London stock market has experienced its worst outage in eight years after a systems failure prevented trading in the shares of Britain’s biggest companies.A software glit...
01:28, 08/17/2019

London Stock Exchange in talks to combine with Refinitiv - FT The London Stock Exchange Group Plc is in talks to combine with financial data analytics and trading platform Refinitiv, the Financial Times reported https://www.ft.com/content/ddf40314-afc6-11e9-8030-530adfa879c2 on Friday, citing people briefed on ...
20:42, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 5-London Stock Exchange in talks to buy Refinitiv for $27 bln The London Stock Exchange Group Plc said on Friday it was in discussions to acquire financial data analytics provider Refinitiv Holdings Ltd for $27 billion, including debt....
07:42, 07/27/2019

UPDATE 7-London Stock Exchange in talks to buy Refinitiv for $27 bln The London Stock Exchange Group Plc said on Friday it was in discussions to acquire financial data analytics provider Refinitiv Holdings Ltd for $27 billion, including debt....
00:42, 07/28/2019

London Stock Exchange agrees to buy Refinitiv in $27 bln deal London Stock Exchange has agreed to buy financial information firm Refinitiv, the company said on Thursday, in a $27 billion deal that will transform the British group into a market data and analytics giant....
08:42, 08/01/2019

Now the London Stock Exchange Is Back to Life, It’s Investigation Time Ex-Goldman banker David Schwimmer has laid down a big strategic marker since becoming CEO, but operational matters are the lifeblood of this business....
17:28, 08/16/2019

London Stock Exchange in talks to combine with Refinitiv: source The London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LSE) is in talks to combine with Refinitiv, less than a year after Blackstone Group Inc bought a majority stake in the data analytics platform in a $20 billion deal, a person familiar with the matter said on Fri...
23:42, 07/26/2019

London stock exchange could delist Swiss companies like UBS amid EU standoff The London stock exchange (LSE) has warned investors they could be forced to delist Swiss stocks from Monday due to a political standoff between Switzerland and the European Union (EU)....
13:28, 06/26/2019

'Extinction Rebellion' disrupts London Stock Exchange, traffic on final day Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion activists stopped traffic across London Thursday, continuing a large-scale movement to protest climate change and pollution....
22:42, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-London Stock Exchange in talks to combine with Refinitiv -source The London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LSE) is in talks to combine with Refinitiv, less than a year after Blackstone Group Inc bought a majority stake in the data analytics platform in a $20 billion deal, a person familiar with the matter said on Frida...
22:28, 07/26/2019

FOCUS-Seeds of London Stock Exchange deal planted at flower show The London Stock Exchange Group Plc’s expected $27 billion purchase of financial-data business Refinitiv has its origins in May 2013, amid the crocuses, champagne and corporate hobnobbing of London’s Chelsea Flower Show....
06:42, 08/01/2019

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE (CBSX) VOLUME TOPS 3 BILLION SHARES TRADED DURING 2008Growth in Volume, Listings and Participation; 2008 Highlights Include Lime Brokerage Investment, Functionality to Facilitate Automated Stock and Options Orders Chicago, January 15, 2009 - The CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that more than three billion shares were traded at the Exchange during 2008, its first full year of trading.The Exchange, now 22 months old, had sustained growth in trading vo...
11:14, 05/02/2019

CBOE Stock Exchange Completes Acquisition of National Stock Exchange CHICAGO, January 9, 2012 - CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that it completed the acquisition of all-electronic National Stock Exchange (NSX) on December 30. The acquisition, approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission, allows CBSX t...
06:28, 05/02/2019

CBOE Stock Exchange to Acquire National Stock Exchange CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), an all-electronic stock exchange which is owned primarily by severa...
06:28, 05/02/2019

China Brokerage's $2 Billion Offering Kick-Starts London Stock Link Chinese brokerage Huatai Securities plans to raise as much as $2 billion selling London-listed share-backed instruments this week, reviving the postponed Shanghai-London Stock Connect program....
11:28, 06/12/2019

Video: Hong Kong protesters belt out 'Do You Hear The People Sing?' from 'Les Misérables' during airport takeover AP Photo/Kin Cheung Protesters in Hong Kong have adopted a popular protest anthem in recent days as they enter into their 10th week of anti-government demonstrations. Video posted on social media by pro-democracy leader Joshua Wong showed protester...
13:56, 08/14/2019

US, China Exchange War Of Words Over Pro-Democracy Protests In Hong Kong The United States and China have stepped up an increasingly harsh war of words over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing seeks to push its accusations that the mass demonstrations are being......
11:42, 08/10/2019

Former Hong Kong Exchange Official Arrested in Graft Probe Hong Kong’s anticorruption watchdog arrested a former high-ranking official at the city’s stock exchange for allegedly rigging the approval system for companies applying to go public....
17:42, 06/27/2019

Charles Li, Hong Kong's charismatic exchange chief, leads charge for LSE When Hong Kong Exchange chief executive Charles Li described his company's surprise offer for the London Stock Exchange this week as a "a corporate tale of Romeo and Juliet," listeners outside Asia may have been surprised by the colorful analogy....
13:14, 09/12/2019

Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) Authorized to Provide Automated Trading Services in Hong Kong CHICAGO – December 5, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) recently received approval in Hong Kong to allow corporations ...
16:56, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong commercial centers paralyzed as protesters, police exchange petrol bombs and tear gas Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday and pro-democracy protesters threw petrol bombs in the latest in a series of chaotic clashes that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades....
23:00, 08/31/2019

How Badly Will the Hong Kong Protests Shake Global Stock Markets? Unrest continues in Hong Kong. China’s paramilitary forces are massing near the border. What if there’s more violence? Or an authoritarian invasion? Or a peaceful resolution? Investors all over the world want to know how much impact the Hong Kong cha...
03:14, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong protests play into China fears, upend stock markets Wall Street’s summertime slump continued as dramatic protests in Hong Kong dimmed hopes that the US will come to a trading truce with China. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 391.00 points — or 1.5% — Monday, with losses accelerating late in the ...
17:28, 08/13/2019

Aramco Plans Split IPO, Shunning London, Hong Kong Saudi Aramco is considering a plan to split the world’s largest IPO into two stages, debuting a portion of its shares on the Saudi stock exchange later this year, and following up with an international offering in 2020 or 2021....
19:14, 08/29/2019

Alibaba shareholders approve stock split that could boost shares ahead of reported Hong Kong IPO The one-to-eight stock split would mean the current number of ordinary shares — which stands at 4 billion — will increase to 32 billion. It comes ahead of a reported Hong Kong listing....
06:14, 07/16/2019

Alibaba seeks stock split to boost available shares ahead of reported Hong Kong listing Under Alibaba's proposal, one share would be split into eight with the number of shares available for investors increasing from 4 billion to 32 billion....
09:42, 06/17/2019

Exchanges Vie With Ultrafast Traders for Mom-and-Pop Stock Orders Exchanges are challenging high-speed traders in the battle for mom-and-pop investors’ stock orders, looking to gain market share in the fiercely competitive business of U.S. equities trading....
14:28, 09/18/2019

No recent contacts with Switzerland over stock exchanges - EU The European Commission has had no contacts with Switzerland in the past few days to avoid the expiration at the end of this week of the equivalence regime that allows Swiss stock exchanges to access the EU market, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday....
13:56, 06/26/2019

Budweiser Brewer Plans $7 Billion Hong Kong IPO The Asian business of beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev filed an application to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange, moving closer toward a multibillion-dollar initial public offering later this year....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance....
21:56, 05/21/2019

Stock exchanges face hit in Bern-Brussels spat Bern has failed to meet a twice-delayed EU deadline to sign off on a trade pact after four years of talks as stock markets across Europe brace for a rocky first week of July. DW explains how they arrived at the impasse....
00:28, 06/28/2019

Alibaba plans $20 billion Hong Kong listing: sources Alibaba Group is considering raising as much as $20 billion through a second listing and has picked Hong Kong as the venue, three sources told Reuters, in another blockbuster deal after its record $25 billion public float in New York in 2014....
05:00, 05/28/2019

Hong Kong raises $1 billion in oversubscribed first green bond Hong Kong raised $1 billion from the sale of its first green bond on Wednesday, as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance....
07:42, 05/22/2019

AB InBev files for Hong Kong IPO of Asia business to raise $5 billion The world's biggest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, filed plans on Friday to spin off its Asian business via a Hong Kong initial public offering, in a deal which two sources with knowledge of the matter said could be worth at least $5 billion....
10:56, 05/10/2019

Alibaba and the $15 billion question: Amid Hong Kong's protests, when to list? Hong Kong's political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with sources saying China's biggest e-commerce company is now considering several timetables....
18:42, 08/16/2019

Alibaba plans $20 billion blockbuster Hong Kong listing: sources Alibaba is considering raising as much as $20 billion through a secondary listing in Hong Kong, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, lining up a second blockbuster deal following its 2014 record $25 billion float in New York....
06:14, 05/28/2019

AB InBev's Asia business files for Hong Kong IPO of at least $5 billion: sources The Asia business of Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, filed on Friday a draft prospectus for an initial public offering (IPO), which two sources with knowledge of the matter said could be worth at least $5 billion....
07:14, 05/10/2019

Affle India Makes Strong Debut On Stock Exchanges, Surges Nearly 29% Affle India share price: The Gurugram-based mobile marketing platform, Affle India's shares opened at Rs 929.90 on the BSE, up 24.81 per cent from its issue price of Rs 745....
11:28, 08/08/2019

Alibaba reportedly files for a Hong Kong listing that may raise $20 billion as soon as the third quarter Alibaba has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the third quarter of this year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said....
14:56, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong unveils $2.4 billion economic support package as protests weigh Hong Kong's government announced an economic support package worth $2.44 billion on Thursday as escalating political protests and the Sino-U.S. trade war weigh heavily on the Asian financial center....
11:56, 08/15/2019

Stock Exchanges Accuse Government of Ethics Lapse in Market-Data Fight The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq accused a senior regulator who supervises them of having ethical conflicts, raising the ante in a battle with Washington over how the companies sell market data....
09:14, 06/25/2019

Exclusive: Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests - sources China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has delayed its up to $15 billion listing in Hong Kong amid growing political unrest in the Asian financial hub, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
08:56, 08/21/2019

PG&E Bondholders Propose $30 Billion Turnaround Plan PG&E bondholders have challenged the California utility over control of its bankruptcy proceeding, offering Wall Street’s version of a solution to wildfire liabilities that are estimated at $30 billion or more....
00:42, 06/26/2019

U.S. Drug distributors propose $10 billion to end state lawsuits over opioids: Bloomberg Drug wholesalers AmerisourceBergen Corp , McKesson Corp and Cardinal Health Inc have proposed a $10 billion settlement for claims that they played a part in the U.S. opioid epidemic, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with negoti...
21:00, 08/06/2019

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
01:14, 06/10/2019

“Free Hong Kong from China!” Hong Kong Protesters Call for Foreign Backing in Their Struggle to Preserve the City’s Freedoms Protesters in Hong Kong Wednesday directly appealed for foreign backing in their bid to defend the city’s political freedoms, in a risky move that is certain to draw the ire of Beijing. Several hundred protesters gathered in the heart of the fo...
11:14, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong Dispatch: A Trump Bump for Hong Kong’s Last Commercial Cantonese Opera Theater Seeking new audiences, a troupe goes for something other than the traditional realm of historic battles, lost loves and palace drama. And it found President Trump....
11:56, 05/08/2019

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
17:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspended bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China....
19:14, 06/30/2019

World Federation of Exchanges and the International Options Market Association Assemble Exchange and Clearinghouse Leaders at the NASDAQ MarketSite to Discuss Coordination of International Regul NEW YORK (April 19, 2010) - Leaders of the derivatives exchanges and clearinghouse members of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) who have gathered this week for the annual International Options Market Association (…...
07:56, 05/02/2019

NASA Went to the Stock Exchange to Try to Sell the ISS The Trump administration is trying to turn the International Space Station into a business. It could learn from the first guy to try that: Ronald Reagan....
19:56, 06/07/2019

Mexican stock exchange down more than 1 pct on U.S.-China tensions Mexico's benchmark S&P/BVM IPC stock index fell more than 1 percent in morning trading on Friday, weighed down by worries over the outcome of ongoing U.S.-China trade talks. (Reporting by Noe Torres)...
17:56, 05/10/2019

Deal-hungry Takeaway.com delivers $10 billion Just Eat takeover Amsterdam-based online food delivery firm Takeaway.com has agreed to buy Just Eat in an all-share deal valuing the combined group, which will be one of the sector's largest, at about 8.2 billion pounds ($10.1 billion)....
12:14, 07/29/2019

Roche, Spark again extend $4.3 billion takeover offer Roche Holding and Spark Therapeutics announced on Tuesday another extension of the Swiss drugmaker's $4.3 billion takeover offer for the U.S. gene therapy specialist as regulatory reviews continue....
08:28, 09/03/2019

U.S. stock exchange competition to heat up in 2020 with new entrants At least three new U.S. stock exchanges are expected in 2020, executives from the companies said on Thursday, potentially lowering trading costs as the upstarts try to take business from the incumbents, while also adding complexity to the marketplace...
23:56, 09/19/2019

SEC approves a stock exchange built for tech startups For tech companies, going public is often fraught with pressure -- they're suddenly expected to deliver positive news every quarter, and they might push innovation to the wayside in the quest to become proftiable. They should soon have a better...
00:56, 05/13/2019

Cboe Seeks to Add 'Speed Bump' to Stock Exchange Cboe is proposing to hit the brakes on high-frequency trading by introducing a split-second delay to one of its stock exchanges, according to a new regulatory filing....
10:00, 06/08/2019

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE CELEBRATES FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION; NEW YORK and CHICAGO, March 5, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced today that the exchange has successfully completed its first year of operation. ......
12:28, 05/02/2019

Britain to investigate $5 billion U.S. takeover of defense firm Cobham Britain will investigate the national security impact of the purchase of defense company Cobham by U.S. private equity firm Advent International, potentially delaying or even blocking the $5 billion deal....
17:14, 09/18/2019

LSE's $27 billion Refinitiv takeover plan lifts its shares to record London Stock Exchange shares rose more than 14% to a record high on Monday after it said it was in talks to buy financial data firm Refinitiv, in a deal worth $27 billion including debt....
12:14, 07/29/2019

Roche, Spark extend $4.3 billion takeover again, this time to September 3 Roche and Spark Therapeutics announced another extension of the Swiss drugmaker's $4.3 billion takeover offer for the U.S. gene therapy specialist as regulatory reviews in the United States and Britain continue....
08:14, 07/31/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's $9.4 billion takeover of Walmart's ASDA Britain's competition regulator on Thursday blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart-owned Asda - a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine to overtake market leader Tesco....
07:14, 04/29/2019

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE (CBSX) DROPS TAKER FEE SIGNIFICANTLY Chicago, September 22, 2009 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today announced that the Exchange will significantly reduce its fee for taking liquidity, beginning on October 1, 2009. ......
11:14, 05/02/2019

High-Speed Traders Agree to Back New Stock Exchange Some large high-speed trading firms are teaming up with options-exchange operator Miami International Holdings to create next year what could be the 15th U.S. stock exchange....
00:28, 05/18/2019

Slack Is Heading to the Stock Exchange With an Unusual — and Risky — Strategy As 2019’s bumper crop of initial public offerings either languishes or wildly exceeds expectations, Slack Technologies Inc. is taking a route to the trading floor that it hopes will yield a much more boring outcome. Following in the footsteps o...
17:28, 06/20/2019

The EU may be overplaying its hand in Swiss stock exchange standoff, experts say Switzerland looks likely to have outmaneuvered the European Union, after the latter ended its recognized stock exchange equivalence with the country....
11:42, 07/10/2019

Mexico's main stock exchange extends gains, rises by more than 1% Mexico's main stock exchange S&P/BMV IPC, which is composed of the country's 35 most liquid companies, on Friday extended gains and rose by more than 1% after five consecutive days of losses. (Reporting by Abraham Gonzalez; Writing by Stefanie Eschen...
17:00, 08/16/2019

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Introduces Two New Strategic Initiatives: CHICAGO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) has announced two new strategic initiatives -- combining faster trading execution and a highly competitive single-price fee structure -- aimed at optimizing the trading experience ...
06:28, 05/02/2019

Warren Buffett commits $10 billion in Occidental Petroleum for Anadarko takeover Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will invest $10 billion in Occidental Petroleum if it beats out Chevron in its bid to takeover Anadarko Petroleum.        ...
19:42, 04/30/2019

Roche, Spark push back takeover deadline in $4.3 billion deal Roche and Spark Therapeutics agreed to extend the deadline for the Swiss drugmaker's $4.3 billion takeover bid for the U.S. gene therapy specialist, Roche said, adding it remains "fully committed" to a deal it sees closing this year....
21:14, 07/08/2019

Argentina's peso, stock exchange plunge after Macri vote defeat Argentina's currency and the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange have plummeted, a day after President Mauricio Macri suffered a crushing defeat in a primary election. The peso has shed 15% of its value against the dollar....
01:15, 08/13/2019

LIME BROKERAGE TO ACQUIRE MINORITY INTEREST IN CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE, LLC ##GlossaryLink value='1'##NEW YORK and CHICAGO - January 8, 2008 - CBSX and Lime Brokerage announced today that Lime has acquired a minority interest in the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). ....
12:28, 05/02/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget Proposes Creating A "Social Stock Exchange" Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced the setting up of a social stock exchange under the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for listing of organisations which work for......
19:14, 07/05/2019

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Sets Record Daily Volume CHICAGO, August 13, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today reported that trading volume on Thursday, August 12 was a record for any day at CBSX. More than 63.7 million shares changed hands, surpassing the previous daily record of 59.8 milli...
07:56, 05/02/2019

The National Stock Exchange Appoints William Karsh as Special Advisor CHICAGO, IL, June 12, 2012 - National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), wholly-owned by the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), announced today the appointment of William Karsh as Special Advisor....
03:42, 05/02/2019

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES RECORD DAY OF TRADING ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23 CHICAGO - January 24, 2008 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that the exchange experienced the busiest day in its 10-month history as reported volume totaled 24,351,356 shares ...
12:28, 05/02/2019

Beirut stock exchange suspends trading, cites c. bank worker strike The Beirut Stock Exchange suspended trading until further notice on Monday because clearance and settlement processes could not be carried out on time during a strike by central bank employees, the stock exchange said on its website....
13:28, 05/06/2019

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Sets Record Monthly Volume in July CHICAGO, Aug 02, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today announced that CBSX trading volume in July reached an all-time monthly high with 598.0 million shares traded, an average daily volume (ADV) of 28....
07:56, 05/02/2019

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Daily Volume Exceeds 100 Million Shares for the First Time CHICAGO, August 25, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today reported that trading volume on Tuesday, August 24 totaled a daily record of 118.8 million shares. This is the first time since CBSX launched in 2007 that daily volume has exceeded ...
07:56, 05/02/2019

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Offers New Taker Rebates on Select Group of Securities CHICAGO, August 13, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) on Monday, August 16 will institute new pricing in 24 of the most-active, lower-priced securities traded on CBSX. The pricing will pay "takers" a substantial rebate to remove liquidity wh...
07:56, 05/02/2019

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at the metals center....
20:56, 06/14/2019

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Establishes New Daily Volume Record with 90.8 Million Shares Traded CHICAGO, August 23, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today reported that trading volume on Friday, August 20 was a record for any day at CBSX. More than 90.8 million shares changed hands, surpassing the previous daily record of 63.7 million...
07:56, 05/02/2019

London Metal Exchange Bans Daytime Drinking by Traders The London Metal Exchange, a 142-year-old trading venue where traders set prices for metals by shouting orders across a ring of red sofas, has banned drinking on the job....
05:56, 06/15/2019

EU fines banks over $1 billion over foreign exchange cartel BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union regulators have fined five banks a total of more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) for allegedly colluding in the trade of large sums of foreign currency. The EU Commission said Thursday that investigators found that ...
13:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Aquis buys London-based NEX in pursuit of European exchange ambition Aquis Exchange moved to create a pan-European listings venue by buying British growth stocks platform NEX Exchange from CME Group for a nominal one pound on Friday....
14:28, 07/05/2019

Europe Fines 5 Banks $1.2 Billion for Their Roles in Foreign Exchange Cartels Traders at Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland engaged in anti-competitive behavior, the European Commission found....
20:56, 05/16/2019

EU-Swiss trading dispute has Brexit implications, says Swiss stock exchange boss A stock exchange dispute between Switzerland and the European Union could be a sign of things to come for the U.K., according to the CEO of Switzerland's biggest exchange....
20:00, 09/09/2019

London stock market rallies after worst outage in eight years - as it happened London traders were unable to buy and sell shares in Britain’s top companies this morning, as unexplained glitch strikes the CityLatest: Trading underway, after longest glitch since 2011BREAKING: Trading glitch hits London Stock ExchangeSecond outage...
20:14, 08/16/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange And DRW Trading Group Complete Agreement To Create Stock Index Variance Futures CHICAGO, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) and DRW Trading Group have completed an agreement that will allow CFE to use DRW's patent-pending methodology to create variance futures that, for the first time, match the ...
03:42, 05/02/2019

Tesla to get up to $2.7 billion from upsized offering, Musk to buy more stock Tesla Inc on Friday was set to raise up to $2.7 billion in a record-setting capital raising for the electric carmaker, as investors scooped up a mix of new stock and convertible notes that will recharge the company's cash-depleted balance sheet....
17:00, 05/03/2019

Tesla Looks to Raise $2.3 Billion Through a Bond and Stock Sale Tesla is looking to raise as much as $2.3 billion through a bond sale and public offering of its shares, after a worse-than-expected quarter heightened concerns about the company’s cash on hand....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Tesla Completes $2.35 Billion Stock and Bond Sale Tesla has completed a $2.35 billion stock and bond sale, giving the company a much-needed boost of liquidity as it continues its quest to become the first mass producer of electric cars....
02:28, 05/04/2019

London stock market suffers worst outage in eight years - business live London traders were unable to buy and sell shares in Britain’s top companies this morning, as unexplained glitch strikes the CityLatest: Trading underway, after longest glitch since 2011BREAKING: Trading glitch hits London Stock ExchangeSecond outage...
13:56, 08/16/2019

Alibaba proposes one-to-eight stock split ahead of up to $20 billion HK listing China's Alibaba Group Holding has proposed a one-to-eight stock split ahead of a listing in Hong Kong later this year that is expected to raise up to $20 billion....
08:28, 06/17/2019

Slack stock surges at debut, values company at more than $25 billion Shares of Slack Technologies Inc, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, soared nearly 60% in their public trading debut on Thursday, valuing the company at more than $25 billion....
20:28, 06/20/2019

Slack stock surges at debut, values company at more than $23 billion Shares of Slack Technologies Inc, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, soared nearly 50% in their public trading debut on Thursday, valuing the company at more than $23 billion....
01:42, 06/21/2019

Jeff Bezos just sold $1.8 billion worth of Amazon stock. Here's why Jeff Bezos has sold more than $1.8 billion worth of stock, as the world's richest person continues to sell his Amazon stake to fund his space venture....
17:28, 08/02/2019

Slack Stock Soars, Putting Company’s Public Value at $19.5 Billion The workplace messaging company’s shares rose on the stock market on Thursday, putting its value at nearly triple that of when it was a private firm....
23:28, 06/20/2019

Jeff Bezos just sold $1.8 billion worth of Amazon stock Jeff Bezos has sold more than $1.8 billion worth of stock, as the world's richest person continues to sell his Amazon stake to fund his space venture....
11:28, 08/02/2019

Tesla boosts capital raise to $2.7 billion, Musk buys more stock Tesla Inc on Friday was set to raise up to $2.7 billion in a record-setting capital raising for the electric carmaker, as investors scooped up a mix of new stock and convertible notes that will recharge the company's cash-depleted balance sheet....
17:14, 05/03/2019

Tesla readies $2 billion capital boost in stock, bond offerings Tesla plans to raise about $2 billion through debt and stock offerings, after Elon Musk overestimated the ability of the Model 3 sedan to generate enough cash for the company to be self-sustaining....
15:56, 05/02/2019

Jeff Bezos sells Amazon stock worth $2.8 billion last week Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos offloaded $990 million worth of shares in the company last Thursday and Friday, taking the total value of shares sold last week to $2.8 billion....
06:14, 08/06/2019

Bayer stock continues rout after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Shares in Bayer fell as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a jury awarded more than $2 billion to a California couple in the largest U.S. jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
17:14, 05/14/2019

China's Xiaomi plans $1.5 billion buyback to arrest stock tumble Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp announced a HK$12 billion ($1.53 billion) share buyback plan on Tuesday, in a reversal of its cash-management strategy that is aimed at boosting its floundering stock....
09:42, 09/03/2019

Bayer stock seen at lowest in nearly seven years after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Shares in Bayer were down 6.8 percent in early trade on Tuesday after a jury awarded more than $2 billion to a California couple in the largest U.S. jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
08:56, 05/14/2019

Bayer stock at lowest in nearly seven years after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Shares in Bayer were down 5.9 percent in early trade on Tuesday after a jury awarded more than $2 billion to a California couple in the largest U.S. jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
11:28, 05/14/2019

Uber strike London: UK drivers launch nine-hour boycott ahead of app's stock market flotation Uber drivers in London and across the UK are set to launch a nine-hour boycott of the app today in the run-up to its stock market flotation on Thursday....
12:14, 05/08/2019

Eldorado Resorts clinches $18 billion cash and stock deal for Caesars: sources U.S. casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to merge with Caesars Entertainment Corp in a cash and stock deal that values its peer at about $18 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
23:00, 06/23/2019

Salesforce stock drops sharply after announcing $15.3 billion Tableau deal, biggest in its history Salesforce finally pulled the trigger on a deal it's been considering for some years, but investors weren't happy. It's expected to impact full-year EPS by $0.37 to $0.39....
16:00, 06/10/2019

Why Facebook's stock jumped despite facing a record-breaking $5 billion FTC penalty: 'A slap on the wrist' (FB) AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana Facebook's stock rose around 1% after news broke that it is facing a record-breaking $5 billion penalty from the Federal Trade Commission. Investors are breathing a collective sigh of relief that the settlement isn't more s...
13:56, 07/13/2019

Microsoft hits record high after announcing $40 billion stock buyback plan, dividend boost (MSFT) Beck Diefenbach/Reuters Microsoft's stock price rose 2.8% to an intraday record high on Thursday after the company announced an 11% increase to its dividend and a $40 billion share buyback program. This is the third time Microsoft has pursued a buyb...
05:42, 09/20/2019

Bharti Airtel Plans $1 Billion London IPO For Africa Unit To Cut Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwaves auction....
05:56, 05/29/2019

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX h...
11:14, 05/02/2019

CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE (CBOE) AND KOREA EXCHANGE (KRX) SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING CHICAGO, June 9, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the Korea Exchange (KRX) announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") which will establish a collaborative business relationship between the two exch...
12:28, 05/02/2019

Chicago Board Options Exchange and China Financial Futures Exchange Sign Memorandum of Understanding CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX) announced today that they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which establishes an open channel of communication and lays the f...
03:42, 05/02/2019

Intel stock soars 5% after announcing the $1 billion sale of its smartphone modem business to Apple and reporting numbers that crushed Wall Street estimates (INTC, AAPL) Intel Intel said Apple is buying its smartphone modem chip business for $1 billion. Intel shares were rallying after the chip giant reported better-than-expected results, including a strong outlook. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories...
03:42, 07/26/2019

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power to choose their top leader, neither as part of China since 1997 nor as an outpost of the British Emp...
06:28, 06/10/2019

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city’s 7.5 million people regularly display a penchant for protest. Recent demonstrations forced the local government to suspend consideration of a bill that would have allowed extraditions...
10:42, 07/02/2019

What Happens Next in the Hong Kong Protests Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong rolled into their 11th week, but things took a dramatic turn after protestors decided to occupy Hong Kong’s airport earlier in the week, escalating matters considerably. Why It Matters: To recap, the initial ...
17:00, 08/16/2019

How Hong Kong Can Save Itself Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on deep, festering problems with the city’s economic model....
19:56, 08/08/2019

Why Hong Kong is protesting Hong Kong is facing a major political crisis as it heads into a 10th week of mass demonstrations. What started as a movement against a controversial law has expanded into something much bigger....
10:43, 08/14/2019

Why Hong Kong’s Still Protesting and Where It May Go What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has grown into a broader challenge to Beijing’s grip on the city. The local government suspended the bill in June and declared it “dea...
23:14, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong crisis — What you need to know The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solution in sight, but what, exactly, is at stake? DW explains....
07:42, 08/23/2019

Why Hong Kong Is Still Protesting and Where It May Go Next What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has erupted into a broader challenge to Beijing’s grip on the city....
01:28, 08/07/2019

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, and both the local and central governments appear to have a greater degree of flexibility or patience ...
13:28, 06/15/2019

Traveling to Hong Kong? Here's what you need to know Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thousands of demonstrators occupied the city's airport....
15:28, 08/15/2019

What do the Hong Kong protesters want? The territory has been rocked by protests ending in violent clashes with police. Demonstrators have five key demandsHong Kong has been rocked by protests since early June, many of which have ended in violent clashes between police and demonstrators. ...
22:28, 08/13/2019

Why Hong Kong’s bid for the LSE must struggle The bid by HKEX for the London Stock Exchange is bold and has scale on its side, but faces regulatory barriers – and the fact the LSE has a different idea of what an exchange should look like....
00:56, 09/17/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened to include authorities’ response to last week’s mass demonstrations....
16:28, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong’s Lam says she’d quit if she could: report Carrie Lam, the embattled chief executive of Hong Kong, on Monday said she would “quit” if she could and said she caused “unforgivable havoc,” Reuters reported, citing an audio recording presented to a group of businesspeople....
10:00, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong’s Protests: ‘We Need to Resist’ As protests in Hong Kong increasingly escalate into violent clashes, demonstrators, government supporters and others reflect on where the movement is headed....
09:56, 07/28/2019

Why are Hong Kong protesters at the airport? HKG, Hong Kong's international airport, is one of the busiest in Asia. And it had emerged as a key protest target before today's mass gathering, as anti-government demonstrators looked to take their message directly to the international community....
01:00, 08/14/2019

Is Hong Kong still safe to visit? Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thousands of demonstrators occupied the city's airport....
17:56, 08/16/2019

What Is the Chinese Military Doing in Hong Kong? The People’s Liberation Army has kept a low profile in the city since China resumed control. But the recent protests have some fearing it could emerge from the barracks....
13:42, 07/25/2019

Hong Kong Unrest: ‘We Cannot Give Up’ As protests in Hong Kong increasingly escalate into violent clashes, demonstrators, government supporters and others reflect on where the movement is headed....
07:00, 07/29/2019

Hong Kong Paralyzed by Strike Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said the city was becoming dangerous and unstable, condemning violent protests in her first public comments in two weeks on the political turmoil engulfing the city, as the financial center was thrown into further chaos ...
06:14, 08/05/2019

Hong Kong Protests: Why It's a "BUY" Signal Protests in Hong Kong have now entered their 2nd month. The mainstream investment world is worried. Is it time to sell the Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite? For a different take, watch this Bloomberg TV interview with our Asian-Pacific Opportunities ...
23:42, 08/26/2019

Let's try the food at the Hong Kong McDonald's I’m spending time in one of the world’s indisputably great food cities and here I am sitting with a shamefully large order of food at a Hong Kong McDonald’s. Why? Because I find it a fascinating anthropological exercise. McDonald’s is a global unit o...
11:28, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent campaign seeking to preserve the city's civil liberties....
15:28, 07/10/2019

China's new tactic in Hong Kong It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving an inch of ground....
13:56, 08/08/2019

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the country’s futureAs the United States engages in an increasingly heated debate over policy towards China – t...
15:00, 06/15/2019

Trouble in Hong Kong: What Stocks Can Tell You About What's Next Hong Kong protests have been in the news lately. Analysts often blame any trouble in the stock market on the trouble in the streets -- but in Hong Kong, it's been precisely the other way around. Watch, it's a fascinating, quick story....
23:56, 06/19/2019

The Hong Kong Protests, Explained The Hong Kong protests arose out of a seemingly-innocuous bill, exposing longstanding tensions between residents of the quasi-independent city and Beijing....
20:42, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong hit by another weekend of protests Hong Kong began another volatile weekend on Saturday, with anti-government protests taking place across the city, including one at the international airport for a second day....
12:00, 08/10/2019

'Now or never': Hong Kong protesters say they have nothing to lose Exasperated with the government's unflinching attitude to escalating civil unrest, Jason Tse quit his job in Australia and jumped on a plane to join what he believes is a do-or-die fight for Hong Kong's future....
04:28, 08/28/2019

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning on Thursday....
12:42, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong protesters have a new anthem Mid Autumn Festival is typically celebrated with lanterns, lion dances and mooncakes, but this year Hong Kong is adding a more recent tradition: protests....
21:00, 09/13/2019

Hong Kong: ‘Revolution is war, and no war is without bloodshed’ Anger is rising as the government crackdown intensifies, and protesters say they are prepared for confrontation and sacrificeRyan Lee, a 27-year-old computer engineer, only started taking part in Hong Kong’s demonstrations in June. Since then, it has...
01:14, 09/02/2019

How Hong Kong has changed since handover Hong Kong is a city that never stops moving -- but midway through a 50-year political experiment as it transitions to Chinese rule, not everyone here knows which way they want it to move....
21:39, 04/28/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally legitimate, says Alexander Görlach....
14:42, 06/12/2019

Why Hong Kong’s Still Protesting and Where It May Go: QuickTake What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has erupted into a broader challenge to Beijing’s grip on the city. The local government suspended the bill in June and declared it “d...
15:42, 08/29/2019

Then and Now: 79 Days of Protest in Hong Kong It has been 79 days since an estimated one million people took to the streets of Hong Kong to join a protest that kicked off a summer of upheaval, and the movement shows little sign of abating. The protests that gripped this semiautonomous region of ...
17:42, 08/27/2019

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize their dissent — with protest tattoos. Artists in the city say they have been inundated with req...
02:00, 08/19/2019

Protesters in Hong Kong to take their message to U.S. consulate Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced concessions this week aimed at ending the protests, including formally scrapping a hugely unpopular extradition bill, but many said the concessions were too little, too late....
08:14, 09/08/2019

How we got here: Hong Kong's 13th weekend of unrest Police and protesters faced off from a distance outside central government offices in Hong Kong on Saturday. For only the second time in 13 consecutive weekends of protest, police used a water cannon -- this time shooting a few jets of brilliant blue...
13:28, 08/31/2019

Hong Kong activists urge US to aid movement Activists involved in months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong are appealing to U.S. lawmakers to block the export by American companies of weapons and equipment used against peaceful demonstrators. (Sept. 17)       ...
22:42, 09/17/2019

Hong Kong isn't just battling on the streets: There is also a war on misinformation While Hong Kong protesters wage pitched battles with police on the street, fake news and misinformation are being spread online, fueling fear and suspicion....
11:28, 08/13/2019

Are Hong Kong protests a warning for Taiwan? One of the largest social movements in Hong Kong's history has also fueled more anti-Beijing sentiment in Taiwan. Do the protests serve as a warning for Taipei as it considers the future of relations with mainland China?...
16:14, 07/23/2019

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.        ...
04:14, 07/29/2019

Hong Kong’s Uprising Rattles the Mainland Smelling blood, the protesters thronged in greater numbers. Demonstrations against an extradition bill in Hong Kong swelled on June 16 even after the city’s political leader, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, suspended the controversial legislation. ...
15:28, 06/20/2019

IN PHOTOS: Hong Kong protests around the world Pro-democracy demonstrations in support of Hong Kong sprouted in major cities across the world this weekend, ranging from Paris to Tokyo to Vancouver....
05:00, 08/19/2019

Hong Kong protest: Another day on the front lines Hong Kong’s summer has been defined by upheaval. Gigi, who is 16, has been a constant presence at anti-government demonstrations in the semiautonomous territory. She dons a helmet, goggles and respira......
00:14, 08/24/2019

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about public anger toward China's role in the city's affairs?...
16:28, 06/13/2019

What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British to Chinese rule, as anger over an extradition bill plunges the city into political turmoil....
08:42, 07/01/2019

American War Machine Finds Its Way to Hong Kong As the world watches pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong get pelted with tear gas, it turns out Americans need to look closer to home. In an investigation published Thursday, BuzzFeed News reported that western Pennsylvania company Nonlethal Technol...
05:42, 09/06/2019

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam’s comments on Tuesday came after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in the sem...
05:42, 06/11/2019

Why Hong Kong thugs may be doing the government’s work Sunday’s assault was blamed on criminals, but there are signs of links to pro-Beijing officialsAt a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker made a disconcerting proposal for disciplining Hong Kong’s young protesters. “Do we have canes at home? ...
20:42, 07/22/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for more potential trouble this weekend....
00:56, 07/06/2019

Protests Take a Toll on Hong Kong's Economy A worsening spiral of violence and demonstrations—Hong Kong’s worst social and political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997—is denting the city’s economic growth, business sentiment and financial markets....
18:14, 07/31/2019

Hong Kong Airport Faces Second Day of Disruption Protesters swamped Hong Kong International Airport for a second straight day, blocking the gates to the security and immigration areas and snarling the busy transit hub....
11:56, 08/13/2019

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition bill has been widely shared on social media platforms....
00:56, 06/20/2019

Q&A: Why hundreds of thousands protested in Hong Kong Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China....
13:42, 06/10/2019

CNN reporter and crew hit by tear gas in Hong Kong While covering the ongoing mass protests in Hong Kong, originally sparked by a controversial and now-shelved bill that would have allowed extradition from Hong Kong to China, CNN's Anna Coren and her crew were hit by tear gas....
03:28, 07/29/2019

Hong Kong still has a future as China's middleman Hong Kong has long been a conduit between China and global business and finance. Now that unique status could be under threat from the gradual erosion of political freedoms....
07:14, 07/01/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong and the broken promise The Special Administrative Region is in turmoil. For weeks, activists have been protesting against a now withdrawn extradition bill. But the protests are really about Hong Kong’s future, says Alexander Görlach....
09:42, 07/23/2019

Why Hong Kong's Currency Is Still Rock Solid The Hong Kong government decided to peg its currency to the dollar during a time of turmoil to restore confidence. The exchange-rate system put in place then should once again weather the turmoil the city is facing....
22:01, 09/20/2019

EU: Hong Kong developments are 'extremely worrying' The arrest of several prominent pro-democracy activists raised concern among EU foreign ministers. With Chinese soldiers stationed at the border with Hong Kong, Europe has warned against any further escalation....
08:14, 08/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong hit by another weekend of protests Hong Kong began another volatile weekend on Saturday, with anti-government protests taking place across the city, including one at the international airport for a second day....
12:00, 08/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters take aim at Chinese traders Hong Kong activists gathered to protest against mainland Chinese traders in a town near the border on Saturday, seeking to channel energy from huge demonstrations against an extradition bill to another problem they say the government has mismanaged....
10:28, 07/13/2019

Hong Kong's Next-Gen Protesters: 'We Can't Stay Out of the Way Anymore' The demonstrators who have jammed Hong Kong’s streets over the past week or more have been overwhelmingly young and impatient about shaping the future of the city they love....
00:28, 06/18/2019

Everything You Need to Know About the Extradition Bill Rocking Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally....
05:42, 06/13/2019

China is blaming the US for Hong Kong protests The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States of influencing the increasingly violent pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hong Kong for two months....
07:00, 08/01/2019

The Hong Kong Extradition Protests in Pictures Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
11:14, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences have caused tensions in many Hong Kong families. Chermaine Lee reports....
14:00, 06/28/2019

A Hong Kong ‘Troublemaker’ With a Clean Conscience Jimmy Lai, alone among the territory’s elite, supports the protests and refuses to pay even token obeisance to Beijing, which calls him a “black hand” and a C.I.A. agent....
09:42, 08/23/2019

U.S. Raises Travel Advisory on Hong Kong The U.S. raised the level of its advisory for citizens traveling to Hong Kong, asking them to exercise increased caution and citing nearly two months of protests that have bitten into the city’s tourism....
23:00, 08/08/2019

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G20 Leaders for Help Beijing has already said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the upcoming G20 summit. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backing....
12:00, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters who oppose a contentious extradition bill. Wednesday's protests delayed a debate over the legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China. (June 12) &#...
11:56, 06/12/2019

The date which has both Hong Kong and Beijing on edge For months, October 1 has loomed over the mass pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, as a whispered deadline for the ruling Chinese Communist Party to take action to end the unrest....
05:14, 09/15/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against extradition law Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Hong Kong amid fear that changes to an extradition law will threaten the territory's independent legal system....
21:38, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong airport occupied by protesters Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series of demonstrations marking the tenth straight weekend of protests across the Asian financial hub....
05:42, 08/10/2019

Countdown to 2047: What Will Happen to Hong Kong? When China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong from the British in 1997, it was under an agreement to allow the city a “high degree of autonomy” for 50 years. That arrangement, known as “one country, two systems,” is almost halfway to its expiration ...
04:28, 08/28/2019

Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
19:14, 06/12/2019

Why China won't send the tanks into Hong Kong There are reasons why the paramilitary troops of the Peoples Armed Police have not yet rolled across the border crossing at Shenzhen to crush the protests in Hong Kong. Chiefly because China needs Hong Kong....
17:56, 08/15/2019

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong and China 'will be able to work it out' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
22:00, 06/12/2019

Girl, 16, among 44 charged with rioting in Hong Kong Hong Kong police have charged 44 people, including more than a dozen students, with rioting after an illegal protest Sunday spiraled into chaos and brought parts of the city to a standstill, amid a deepening political crisis that shows little signs o...
09:00, 07/31/2019

Clashes during pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong Another confrontation in Hong Kong on Saturday – this time between a flag-waving flash mob of Beijing supporters and a crowd of locals at a suburban shopping centre. (Sept. 14)        ...
23:42, 09/14/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a temporary respite, says DW's Philipp Bilsky....
17:42, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong is not having an existential crisis: Analyst Phillip Zhong of Morningstar Investment Management Asia says the Hong Kong protesters are seeking a higher degree of economic opportunity, and the unrest is not a fundamental crisis. He says the future of Hong Kong lies in a "greater degree of integr...
10:56, 08/27/2019

What Hong Kong's masked protesters fear And the more Hong Kong officials do to quiet the city's unrest, the more their methods are scrutinized by citizens for any whiff of the mainland's more heavy-handed, surveillance-first approach to law and order....
15:56, 09/10/2019

She’s a Hong Kong Protester. Her Husband Is a Cop. It’s Complicated. The Hong Kong protests have driven a wedge into the homes of some families of police officers and into the ranks of the force, where some feel their loyalties torn....
23:28, 09/09/2019

Hong Kong Is Unique---China Needs It to Stay That Way Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems” has always been viewed with deep ambivalence in the ultra-capitalist city and Beijing alike, but maintaining the arrangement is paramount to the success of both....
22:56, 09/09/2019

Hong Kong protests are smaller but uglier Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests....
19:56, 09/16/2019

A Guide to the Extradition Law That Has Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally....
18:00, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong tollbooths vandalized during protests A small group of what appeared to be protesters on Sunday vandalized a toll station at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel in Kowloon in Hong Kong. (Aug. 26)        ...
22:28, 08/26/2019

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting: QuickTake Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally....
14:14, 06/11/2019

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople in Hong Kong....
14:14, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers scuffle in parliament One person apparently fainted during melee prompted by row over extradition lawHong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos on Saturday as lawmakers for and against amendments to the territory’s extradition law clashed over access to the cha...
14:14, 05/11/2019

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong While the battle lines seem clearly drawn, views are often less absolute and loyalties not so predictable. On Australian campuses, this uncertainty is producing a deepening anxiety....
05:42, 09/16/2019

Hong Kong violence becoming more serious, but government in control, says Lam Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the city's embattled leader said on Tuesday....
06:00, 08/27/2019

Hong Kong’s Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions Carrie Lam’s administration is confident that it can weather further demonstrations, despite recent violent clashes and signs that the economy could suffer....
16:56, 07/19/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Spy a New Enemy: Lampposts Hong Kong protesters, fearing increased government surveillance, recently took down more than a dozen smart lampposts equipped with Bluetooth connectivity, sensors and cameras that were being tested by the government....
14:56, 08/30/2019

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked the city for months -- including invoking a colonial-era law that grants her broad powers similar to ...
16:00, 08/30/2019

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's Conflict Zone meets Ronny Tong, an adviser to Lam....
16:42, 07/11/2019

Next Door to Hong Kong, Little Sympathy for the Protesters Shenzhen residents are more culturally linked to Hong Kong than many in China, but conversations with citizens revealed no taste for the kind of anti-government rebellion that has gripped their neighbors since June....
00:42, 08/20/2019

Hong Kong's Lennon walls - in pictures Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous embrace of political graffiti in the form of Post-it notes documenting their anger and hope, during their huge anti-government rallies. Walls adorned with messages targeting city leaders, cleve...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Democracy, Property and Oligarchy in Hong Kong Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on deep, festering problems with the city’s economic model....
13:28, 08/08/2019

Hong Kong protesters shut down airport One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's main terminal Monday.        ...
23:14, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate Thousands of Hong Kong protesters waving US flags are marching on the city's US Consulate Sunday to call for help from the Trump administration in ending a three-month stand off with the government....
09:56, 09/08/2019

Who Are Triads and Are They Behind Hong Kong Attacks?: QuickTake Violent attacks against pro-democracy protesters by dozens of masked, stick-carrying men have shocked Hong Kong. The brazen assaults took place over the course of an hour July 21 in a train station, with police nowhere to be seen. The police say some...
12:42, 07/24/2019

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the borde...
16:42, 06/06/2019

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn toward China-style surveillance....
14:42, 07/26/2019

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring in more investors from the region....
14:28, 05/28/2019

On the Streets With Hong Kong’s Protesters: What Is the End Game? We saw scenes of violence, as well as hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators. There is still some unity in the face of mainland China’s encroaching influence, but it is less clear how this leaderless protest movement will advance....
13:28, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she would ‘quit’ if she could HONG KONG – Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused “unforgivable havoc” by igniting the political crisis engulfing the city and would quit if she had a choice, according to an audio recording of remarks she made l...
10:28, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continue to "resist and fight back" against Chinese encroachment....
04:56, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil society, while resisting intervention from Beijing. William Yang reports....
13:42, 07/02/2019

Strikes bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong was hit by widespread strikes Monday that brought chaos to much of the city's transport network, including Hong Kong International Airport, in the most ambitious day of demonstrations since the movement began in June....
06:42, 08/06/2019

Hong Kong protesters swarm Mong Kok Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march happening Saturday in one of the world's most densely populated areas. Follow here for the latest....
09:56, 08/03/2019

China says Britain has no responsibility for Hong Kong China said on Monday that Britain had no responsibility for Hong Kong and was opposed to its gesticulating about the territory, on the anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule....
10:42, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Square Off With Police Violence between protesters and police spread across five districts late Saturday, with several police stations besieged and hundreds of residents pouring on to the streets to drive riot police from their neighborhood....
00:28, 08/04/2019

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extradition law that critics say will allow mainland Ch...
12:28, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march scheduled to take place Saturday in one of the world's most densely populated areas....
09:56, 08/03/2019

On the Front Lines With Hong Kong Protesters: ‘We May Die’ Antigovernment protests have raged all summer, aided by student activists. How will they be heard after they go back to school? Here’s what they told us....
12:00, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong protesters using offline app to get around authorities Protesters in Hong Kong are staying off the grid and making themselves harder for the authorities to trace by using a Bluetooth-based messaging app that does not require the internet to run....
22:42, 09/03/2019

A recession in Hong Kong is 'inevitable,' says economist Andy Xie, an independent economist, says Hong Kong's business people have political power and are "running the place," and that's what's "causing the trouble" in the city....
11:29, 08/14/2019

China: Hong Kong protesters 'no different to terrorists' Flights have resumed at Hong Kong airport after two days of clashes between pro-democracy supporters and riot police, as China said anti-government protesters were no different to "terrorists"....
11:57, 08/14/2019

Firebombs set off near 2 Hong Kong police stations HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong are investigating apparent firebomb attacks outside the police headquarters and a police station. Police say a man threw an ignited glass bottle toward a police vehicle Friday morning before fleeing in a car....
15:00, 06/07/2019

Protesters take over Hong Kong's legislature A large group of protesters in Hong Kong has taken over the legislative chamber, spray painting slogans on the wall and over the territory's emblem. (July 1)        ...
17:28, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong leader says China backs her 'all the way' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that China "understands, respects and supports" her government's move to formally withdraw an extradition bill, part of measures she hoped would help the city "move forward" from months of unrest....
06:56, 09/05/2019

Over 100 flights canceled as Hong Kong goes on strike People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong, in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Follow here for the latest....
03:56, 08/05/2019

China 'won't allow' Hong Kong discussion at G20 summit China has insisted that protests in Hong Kong will not be on the G20 agenda in Japan this weekend. US President Donald Trump intends to bring up the issue when he meets with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping....
19:14, 06/24/2019

Students in Hong Kong Strike on First Day of Classes Tens of thousands of students in Hong Kong participated in a widespread strike by boycotting their first day of classes Monday. They joined hundreds of thousands of other protesters who have been calling for democracy and government accountability ov...
23:28, 09/02/2019

Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters after sit-in Hong Kong riot police have faced off with protesters who were occupying a suburban train station to commemorate a violent attack there by masked assailants against supporters of the anti-government movement...
02:56, 08/22/2019

What the Hong Kong protests could mean for NYC real estate Dolly Lenz, number one U.S. broker by dollar amount in sales, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how New York real estate could benefit from the ongoing conflict in Hong Kong....
06:56, 09/02/2019

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong protests to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning on Thursday....
12:00, 06/24/2019

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the borde...
13:14, 06/08/2019

Opinion: Another Tiananmen Square in Hong Kong? The protests in Hong Kong are increasingly becoming a thorn in Beijing's side. How much longer will the Communist Party leadership sit back and watch? Don't count out China making a rash decision, says Alexander Görlach....
14:00, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she would 'quit' if she could Hong Kong has been convulsed by sometimes violent protests and mass demonstrations since June, in response to a proposed law that would allow people suspected of crimes on the mainland to be extradited...
02:56, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong's Dollar Peg: How It Works and Why It's In Question Hong Kong’s standing as a financial center rests partly on its decadeslong currency peg to the U.S. dollar. But street protests, trade tensions and a looming recession have pressured the Hong Kong dollar, and some investors are preparing for a ruptur...
14:00, 08/26/2019

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as coming from mainland China....
07:28, 06/21/2019

What's Happening In Hong Kong? Key Questions, Answered. Hong Kong's airport is one of the busiest in the world. On Monday and Tuesday, protesters effectively shut it down with sit-ins that forced officials to take the extraordinary step of canceling......
07:28, 08/14/2019

More than 100 flights canceled as Hong Kong goes on strike People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong, in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Follow here for the latest....
05:00, 08/05/2019

How Trump Could Quickly Raise the Stakes in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have flooded the streets of Hong Kong for weeks and even forced the airport to close, but U.S. President Donald Trump has largely avoided getting involved. That doesn’t mean he has no leverage. Under a U.S. law, Trump has the...
11:56, 08/15/2019

Activists Call On G20 Leaders To Help "Liberate" Hong Kong More than a thousand protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G20 summit to raise the plight of Hong Kong with China and to support the full......
09:00, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong students plan second day of pro-democracy rallies Hong Kong school and university students on Tuesday are due to boycott classes and hold pro-democracy rallies for the second straight day, further fuelling the political crisis in the Chinese-ruled city....
05:28, 09/03/2019

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former British colony into turmoil....
10:28, 07/12/2019

Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the medium....
07:00, 08/16/2019

Trump says does not want to see a violent crackdown by China in Hong Kong U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would not want to see China violently suppressing protesters in Hong Kong and that President Xi Jinping could resolve the situation quickly if he met personally with protest leaders....
04:42, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong protesters pause to mark Sept. 11 Hong Kong activists called off protests on Wednesday in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States and denounced a Chinese state newspaper report that they were planning "massive terror" in the Chinese-ruled city....
13:14, 09/11/2019

Opponents of Hong Kong extradition law plan another protest HONG KONG (AP) — Opponents of a proposed extradition law plan a protest Monday as Hong Kong marks the anniversary of the former British colony’s handover to China, and police said they were taking steps to prevent the possible disruption of a f...
16:56, 06/29/2019

Protesters urge discussion of Hong Kong issues at G-20 Protesters In Hong Kong opposed to contentious extradition legislation are calling on leaders of the U.S., the EU and others to raise the issue with Chinese President Xi Jinping at this week’s G-20 summit in Japan...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong Airport Resumes Flights After Protests Flights were departing Hong Kong airport largely on schedule on Wednesday morning, a day after pro-democracy protesters caused chaos with a disruptive sit-in that paralysed the busy transport hub....
07:28, 08/14/2019

Britain No Longer Has Any Responsibility For Hong Kong, Says China Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop "gesticulating" about its former colony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after the British government reiterated its......
13:56, 07/01/2019

Q&A: Why bill proposed in Hong Kong set off huge protests Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters Wednesday, delaying a debate over a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China....
09:14, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protesters call for 'Mulan' boycott Liu Yifei, the actress starring in Disney's upcoming live-action "Mulan", waded into the Hong Kong protest controversy on Thursday by expressing support for the Hong Kong police....
10:14, 08/16/2019

Flights Resume At Hong Kong Airport After Protests Flights resumed Tuesday at Hong Kong airport a day after a massive pro-democracy rally there forced the shutdown of the busy international transport hub....
01:56, 08/13/2019

Chaotic scenes at Hong Kong legislature over extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — There have been chaotic scenes at Hong Kong’s legislative assembly as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory’s extradition law clashed over access to the chamber. At least one person was taken...
04:56, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong airport cancels flights due to protests A protest at the arrivals terminal of Hong Kong's airport has prompted authorities to cancel all flights for the remainder of the day. Protesters rallied against police brutality after another weekend of demonstrations....
01:15, 08/13/2019

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Instead of swiping their cards through the turnstiles of the city’s subway system, they lined up to buy ...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Freedoms make Hong Kong special, says UK's Hunt Britain said on Tuesday it would not compromise on its commitment to Hong Kong freedoms and cautioned China that repression was no way to solve the crisis in the former British colony....
15:00, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong Was Once Passionate About China. Now, It’s Indifferent or Contemptuous. Hong Kong’s intellectual and emotional links with the mainland, once strong, are withering, and this distance and disinterest could be the biggest threat facing Beijing....
10:00, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at demonstrators Hong Kong police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who had gathered outside a police station in the residential area of Sham Shui Po in Kowloon....
16:42, 08/14/2019

Chinese AI start-up Megvii files for Hong Kong IPO of at least $500 mln Chinese artificial intelligence provider Megvii Technology Ltd, backed by Alibaba , has filed for an IPO of at least $500 million in Hong Kong, two people said, coming at a time of political unrest in the city and potential first recession in a decad...
08:28, 08/26/2019

China Says It Firmly Supports Hong Kong Leader Beijing on Tuesday threw its backing behind Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam after an audio recording emerged of her saying she wanted to quit over three months of unrest in the semi-autonomous city....
12:14, 09/03/2019

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
07:56, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Squeeze Access to the Airport A day after clashes between the police and protesters, including inside a subway car, demonstrators tried to disrupt service at a critical Asian travel hub....
13:28, 09/01/2019

Hong Kong airport struggles to reopen after protests One of the world’s busiest airports was struggling to reopen the morning after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong’s main terminal and forced flight cancellations...
06:42, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong leader: U.S. involvement 'unnecessary, inappropriate' After a weekend that saw protesters call on the United States to support their pro-democracy movement, Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam called U.S. involvement "extremely inappropriate."...
04:14, 09/11/2019

Hong Kong protesters unimpressed by Lam’s ‘sincere’ apology Chief suggests extradition law effectively shelved but protesters say key demands ignoredHong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, has offered a “solemn” personal apology for the crisis that has engulfed the city since she tried to force a controversi...
15:28, 06/18/2019

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong amid protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests and led to the temporary closure of its international airport. Here's what that means for visitors to one of Asia's most popular de...
21:00, 08/12/2019

China will not allow G20 to discuss Hong Kong, says foreign minister Foreign powers have no right to interfere in ‘internal affair’, says Zhang Jun, as Beijing also calls for trade compromise China has said it will not allow the G20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its summit this week, assistant foreign mini...
20:28, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong legislators brawl over contentious extradition law Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong's legislature on Saturday between pro-democracy lawmakers and those loyal to Beijing over an extradition law that will extend Beijing's powers over the financial hub....
11:00, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived during the current legislative session....
13:14, 06/18/2019

China Releases Employee of U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Simon Cheng, a Hong Kong citizen who works as a trade and investment officer at the British consulate, has returned to the city after being detained in China for 15 days....
00:56, 08/26/2019

Hong Kong's police describe their side of the protests On Thursday, more than two months into the worst unrest this city has seen in decades, senior police officers invited a group of journalists to the towering police headquarters in Hong Kong's Wan Chai district. In the first face-to-face background br...
21:28, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong leader says sorry again after fury at extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized again on Tuesday and said she had heard the people "loud and clear" after some of the most violent protests in the Chinese-ruled city against an extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed....
11:42, 06/18/2019

'I'll take the blow for them': the volunteers protecting Hong Kong protesters Informal group including social workers, pastors, lawyers and medics have banded together to support demonstratorsLast Saturday, as Hong Kong braced for another weekend of youth-led mass pro-democracy protests, a group of middle-aged and elderly volu...
14:28, 09/13/2019

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer of dissent is showing no sign of abating....
12:28, 07/15/2019

"Serious" Hong Kong Violence In Government Control, Says Leader Lam Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the embattled leader of the former British colony said on......
01:42, 08/28/2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and charged to scatter the crowd....
02:42, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong protesters move back to the streets Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong shifted out of the airport and back into the streets on Wednesday — as the Chinese appeared to amass paramilitary vehicles in a nearby sports arena. Heavily armed Hong Kong police faced off with civilians Wedn...
15:56, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. The city's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, said that she was angry and saddened by the violence....
03:42, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong police pepper spray protesters Police in Hong Kong use pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters who had seized highways early Monday.        ...
18:56, 07/01/2019

What Happens to Hong Kong When ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Expires in 2047 When China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong from the British in 1997, it was under an agreement to allow the city a “high degree of autonomy” for 50 years. That arrangement, known as “one country, two systems,” is almost halfway to its expiration ...
14:14, 08/28/2019

China says will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its summit this week....
07:56, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong spends billions to avert recession Hong Kong is pumping billions of dollars into its economy in a bid to avert a recession as the city's political crisis disrupts business and slams financial markets....
19:00, 08/15/2019

| WATCH: Chaos as Hong Kong protesters take over parliament It started with an attempt Monday by hundreds of protesters to force a street vendor's trolley through the glass frontage of Hong Kong's parliament building....
21:14, 07/01/2019

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong, China will be able to work things out U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is sure China and Hong Kong will be able to work things out after mass protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial descended into chaos....
19:42, 06/12/2019

Why aren't Hong Kong's protesters backing down? – podcast Millions of people have taken to the streets over the past three weeks in opposition to an extradition law. The Guardian correspondent Emma Graham-Harrison discusses covering the demonstrations and what could happen next. Plus: Angie Zelter on why sh...
07:14, 06/27/2019

China accuses G7 of 'meddling with ill intentions' in Hong Kong China condemned a joint statement by leaders of the Group of 7 who called for calm amid ongoing protests in Hong Kong, warning that the semi-autonomous region belongs to China....
08:56, 08/28/2019

China will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its upcoming summit....
04:56, 06/24/2019

Organizers postpone Hong Kong WTA event due to protests Local organizers and the Women's Tennis Association say the Hong Kong Open has been postponed indefinitely because of widespread protests in the region        ...
16:56, 09/13/2019

'A nuclear option': Hong Kong and the threat of the emergency law Analysts say use of draconian law that would allow censorship, arrest and deportation could push city into bigger crisisThe Hong Kong government’s hint that it may use a draconian law to quell its biggest crisis in decades has sparked widespread conc...
09:42, 08/28/2019

Hong Kong leader: Extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong’s leader has apologized for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated that it will not be revived during the current legislative session...
12:00, 06/18/2019

US and China row over 'dangerous' Hong Kong reports on diplomat The US has slammed Chinese-backed media in Hong Kong for their reports on a US envoy who met pro-democracy activists. China is trying to frame mass protests in Hong Kong as being fueled by the West....
18:00, 08/10/2019

U.N. experts: Protect protesters’ rights in Hong Kong A panel of United Nations experts on Thursday called for China and Hong Kong to protect the rights of protesters and expressed alarm at reports of attacks on demonstrators and arrests of activists....
23:42, 09/12/2019

30 Years Later, Hong Kong Still Harbors the Spirit of Tiananmen The center of one of the densest metropolises in the world fell momentarily quiet Tuesday night, as well over a hundred thousand people gathered in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park bowed their heads and held flickering candles to observe a minute of s...
21:56, 06/04/2019

WeLab: A fintech experiment succeeds in Hong Kong Ex-Citibanker Simon Loong is playing a long game – he has assembled some powerful backers for his Hong Kong fintech and now, armed with a new virtual banking licence, he wants WeLab to take on the territory’s established banking incumbents....
12:00, 06/28/2019

School's Out for Prolonged Summer of Hong Kong Protests Government authorities had hoped that the unrest and upheaval of the past few months would recede after youthful protesters returned to school on Monday. Thousands of students proved them wrong by boycotting class....
21:00, 09/02/2019

Police and protesters clash in downtown Hong Kong Hong Kong police fired tear gas at demonstrators, as petrol bombs exploded in the downtown bar district of Wan Chai on Sunday evening as clashes during a tenth weekend of protests in the city intensified....
14:42, 08/11/2019

Hong Kong leader says she'd quit if she could, according to leaked tape Hong Kong's beleaguered leader Carrie Lam has said she would quit if she had a choice and blamed herself for causing "unforgivable havoc" that has led to months of anti-government protests in the city, according to a leaked audio recording obtained b...
21:28, 09/02/2019

Hong Kong protests continue, despite airport setback Hong Kong demonstrators marked an annual festival by gathering at local police stations to denounce the heavy-handed tactics officers used against protesters at the city's international airport over the weekend....
13:28, 08/15/2019

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that hardens ideological tensions between the rival powers....
13:28, 08/15/2019

'Mom Says Come Home': Hong Kong Protests Divide Families Public unrest over China’s authority is taking a personal toll, worrying parents of the young protesters who are propelling the opposition movement and causing turmoil between generations....
02:00, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong Protests: Another Weekend of Demonstrations Begins A peaceful rally led by teachers began a weekend of planned protests, days after demonstrators and the police were both criticized for escalating violence....
10:42, 08/17/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Apologize After Chaos at Airport After ugly, violent scenes on Tuesday night, demonstrators promised to do better. “We apologize for our behavior but we are just too scared,” one post read....
10:43, 08/14/2019

Bud Light: Brewer Plans Slimmed-Down IPO in Hong Kong Two months after calling off a blockbuster initial public offering in Hong Kong, European beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev started shopping a slimmed-down version of its Asia business to investors in the city and is hoping to pull off a deal in the co...
09:42, 09/12/2019

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the nail in Hong Kong’s coffin”, a bill that activists say will “legitimise Chinese abduction” from the ci...
07:28, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong protesters march in new outpouring of grievances Opponents of a proposed Hong Kong extradition law are staging their latest protest, adding to an outpouring of complaints that the Chinese territory’s pro-Beijing government is eroding its freedoms...
11:56, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests A march on Sunday in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong came one day after clashes broke out between police officers and protesters in a town near mainland China....
11:14, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong protesters disperse after blocking police HQ Protesters in Hong Kong have dispersed after the overnight siege of police headquarters, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader to formally withdraw a contentious extradition bill have gone unmet...
12:00, 06/22/2019

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments Hong Kong's government says it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid concerns over proposed amendments to the territory's extradition law....
12:42, 06/03/2019

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers: Lam, not Xi, to blame for unrest Hong Kong's progressive lawmakers say they are seeking reform within the policy of "one country, two systems" that binds their city-state to mainland China....
23:56, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters hit and run Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters on Saturday - sending tourists fleeing weeping in Kowloon - only for demonstrators to regroup and gather elsewhere during another tense, hot and restive weekend....
00:42, 08/11/2019

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors about the political crisis that has rocked the city....
04:00, 07/08/2019

China deploys fresh troops to Hong Kong China's military deployed fresh troops to Hong Kong on Thursday in what it called a routine rotation amid speculation that it might intervene in the city's pro-democracy protests....
02:28, 08/30/2019

Hong Kong readies for more protests on handover anniversary HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of protests on the anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China. The large crowd filled ...
13:56, 06/30/2019

Christian hymn becomes unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests HONG KONG — The Christian hymn “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord” has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong’s protests against an extradition bill that have drawn millions of people onto the streets. Protests around the world often develop their own...
20:14, 06/18/2019

China to Britain: Keep your 'colonial' hands off Hong Kong China told Britain to keep its hands off Hong Kong on Wednesday while London called for Beijing to honor the agreements made when the city was handed over in 1997, escalating a diplomatic spat over the former British colony....
20:14, 07/03/2019

In Hong Kong, science of crowd counting comes into focus When Hong Kong residents took to the streets to protest a controversial extradition law on consecutive weekends this month, observers on all sides agreed the crowds were huge....
12:42, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong on alert for planned airport protests Hong Kong protesters have said they will disrupt transport to the city's airport following another night of demonstrations and clashes with police. City authorities responded by limiting access to airport transportation....
09:00, 09/07/2019

Governing Hong Kong: the poisoned chalice of politics When Carrie Lam was selected for Hong Kong's top job two years ago, she pledged to "unite and move forward", a sign she would balance the desires of the city's free-wheeling citizens against the demand for control from the Communist Party in Beijing....
12:42, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong leader says has never tendered resignation to Beijing Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a voice recording of her saying she would step down if she could....
05:28, 09/03/2019

Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining departing flights for the second day after protesters took over the terminals.        ...
15:57, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vandalized....
08:56, 07/04/2019

'You cannot arrest us all' - Hong Kong protesters defend use of violence A health worker, a civil servant, a business owner and a policeman's son are among the group of people filing upstairs to a secret address in Kowloon, where we can meet in safety....
22:28, 09/06/2019

| Merkel in Beijing says Hong Kong freedoms must be 'guaranteed' German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing....
20:42, 09/06/2019

| First charges against Hong Kong anti-government protester A Hong Kong street artist was charged with assaulting a police officer and criminal damage, the first prosecution against an anti-government protester since the city was rocked by unprecedented demonstrations....
09:56, 07/06/2019

UK summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong dispute Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism." The United Kingdom says China is violating agreements made before the city changed hands in 1997....
06:14, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain Anyone who loves the unique culture of Hong Kong can sympathize with the demonstrators who are protesting the latest step in a long process of Hong Kong being absorbed by mainland China. The subjugation of Hong Kong to the full weight of the PRC’s op...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Clash With Police After Defying Ban In the most intense day of clashes since June, the police unleashed tear gas, pepper spray and blue dye against demonstrators who ignored warnings to stay home....
13:56, 08/31/2019

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation, saying it only took action "after repeated but futile warnings."...
07:42, 07/08/2019

The Latest: 1 arrested in Hong Kong legislature break-in Police say a 31-year-old man has been arrested for storming into Hong Kong’s legislature building in a July 1 break-in involving hundreds of protesters who vandalized offices and the main chamber....
21:00, 07/03/2019

| 'When will you die?' Hong Kong leader grilled at press conference When Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam appeared before the press, she appeared to be expecting to deliver a brief statement and move on. Instead she faced a media onslaught....
23:56, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong Police Vow Action Over Parliament Storming Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed government....
22:28, 07/03/2019

Hundreds Protest At Hong Kong Airport, Day After Shutdown Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters staged a new rally on Tuesday at Hong Kong's airport, a day after a massive demonstration there triggered a shutdown at the busy international travel hub....
23:28, 08/13/2019

A Brief History of Protest in Post-Handover Hong Kong Demonstrations in Hong Kong over the past two weeks have been recognized as likely the largest in the city’s history. Sparked by a proposal to amend extradition laws to allow suspects to be transferred to mainland China for trial, two marches d...
10:28, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong protests: airport suspends flights for second day Hundreds of demonstrators stage new rally a day after shutdown at key transport hub Hong Kong’s airport authority has suspended flights for a second day as thousands of protesters staged another rally at the busy international travel hub.Tuesday’s ac...
13:57, 08/13/2019

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official response. The groups say they will call on support...
12:00, 06/20/2019

Explainer: Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the borde...
10:28, 06/06/2019

Fresh Hong Kong protests planned for Friday Calls for new demonstrations come as government fails to respond to a list of protester demandsHong Kong is braced for another round of demonstrations after the government failed to respond to a list of protester demands including an investigation in...
17:56, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefully After 11 weeks of demonstrations, weary protesters fear only their ebbing stamina or Chinese troops will break the stalemateEllie Lau, a 21-year-old student, was one of thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s airport this week. There, she and...
16:00, 08/18/2019

Hong Kong protesters in fresh standoff with police The banned march marks the fifth anniversary of Beijing's rejection of a call for universal suffrage. Some protesters threw petrol bombs at police, who responded with tear gas and water cannon....
16:14, 08/31/2019

The Peacemaker at the Center of Hong Kong’s Turbulent Protests Roy Kwong, a 36-year-old legislator, has emerged as a hero for the city’s youth and a leading voice for moderation during the political crisis there....
14:00, 07/04/2019

Violence Erupts in Hong Kong as Protesters Defy Ban Police fired blue dye from water cannons and volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters besieging Hong Kong’s government headquarters, as tens of thousands took to the streets in defiance of a ban on demonstrations....
00:42, 09/01/2019

Backstory: Covering an unprecedented uprising in Hong Kong On the afternoon of July 1, before protesters in Hong Kong trashed the city's legislature and riot police countered with tear gas, there was a moment that captured the city's state of flux....
12:14, 07/05/2019

UK travellers' phones could be checked at Hong Kong border Devices may be examined at crossings to mainland China, Foreign Office saysHong Kong latest: protesters join hands in 30-mile human chainBritish travellers heading to Hong Kong have been told their electronic devices could be checked at the border wi...
10:14, 08/24/2019

Pompeo meets with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a proposed extradition law pushed by Beijing....
04:28, 05/17/2019

Hong Kong police use tear gas to try to disperse protests Hong Kong police used tear gas on Saturday to try to disperse anti-government protests on the eastern side of the Kowloon peninsula, across the harbor from Hong Kong island....
12:42, 08/24/2019

Hong Kong critical to China but uncertainty reigns China doesn't need the former Crown colony quite as much as it did back in 1997 when it switched from British rule. But the Special Administrative Region remains a valuable conduit for Beijing....
17:28, 08/16/2019

| Will Hong Kong leader's climbdown calm the chaos? A surprise concession to protesters by Hong Kong's leader may have eased tensions and reduced the likelihood of China sending in troops, but it is unlikely to halt the huge rallies or end clashes....
16:28, 09/05/2019

China says it will support Hong Kong to pass extradition law China said on Monday it will continue to support the Hong Kong government to pass an extradition law, after more than one million people protested in the city to thwart a proposal that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
10:00, 06/10/2019

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defy ban Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defied a police ban Saturday against the march on the five-year anniversary of Bejing's decision to limit elections....
23:56, 08/31/2019

Hong Kong protesters: Desperation led to legislature attack Four protesters who took part in the storming of Hong Kong’s legislature on Monday have spoken to The Associated Press, explaining why they felt compelled to do so despite the risks...
13:42, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong demonstrators rally after activist arrests This is the 13th consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong. It all started in June over a controversial extradition bill, but evolved into a broader pro-democracy movement, with frequent violent clashes with riot police....
21:42, 08/31/2019

Hong Kong police clash with protesters at airport Chaotic scenes were reported outside Hong Kong's airport after police used pepper spray on protesters who blocked a police van. Flights at the airport have been cancelled due to ongoing pro-democracy protests....
19:28, 08/13/2019

Beijing Digs In on Hong Kong Extradition Bill China signaled no retreat from pursuing legislation to allow extradition from Hong Kong, despite massive weekend protests against the proposed law in the Chinese territory....
14:14, 06/10/2019

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to the streets to demand parliament nix the controversial law....
14:00, 06/10/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong activist angry over decision on law HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Prominent Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow has expressed anger over a decision by the territory’s leader to move forward ...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Explainer: How important is Hong Kong to the rest of China? Concerns over Hong Kong's political and economic future are growing as pro-democracy protests drag on and turn increasingly violent, and China makes clear that forceful intervention is possible....
06:56, 09/05/2019

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes that would for the first time allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to China for trial....
08:14, 05/29/2019

Fitch Downgrades Hong Kong After Months of Protests Fitch Ratings downgraded Hong Kong, saying months of unrest were testing the city’s relationship with mainland China and had dented its reputation as a well-governed, stable place to do business....
11:01, 09/06/2019