Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam acknowledged on Tuesday that the poll result revealed public dissatisfaction with her government. Photograph: Getty

The Chinese government, still coming to terms with a stunning electoral victory for the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, is directing its ire at a(...)

 Protesters are seen in the  Hong Kong Polytechnic University  on Wednesday, the fourth day of a stand-off with police in Hong Kong. Photograph: EPA

Several Hong Kong schoolchildren in uniform were arrested on Wednesday morning, following calls from activists to “paralyse the whole of the city” dur(...)

Students wearing gas masks and helmets hold a banner which reads ‘Five major demands are indispensable’, at St Francis’ Canossian College on Monday. Photograph: AP Photo

Hundreds of Hong Kong university and school students swapped classes for democracy demonstrations on Monday, the latest act of defiance in an anti-gov(...)

Those with a big stake in Hong Kong’s future need to do more than fall meekly in line with China and become Beijing’s enforcers

Li Ka-shing, the 91-year-old Hong Kong tycoon, is a veteran of communicating with symbols and allusions. So when his property company CK Asset Holding(...)

Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong’s richest man, has racked up paper losses of more than €2.7 billion since the end of July when the protests started catching wider global attention. Photograph: Bloomberg

Hong Kong’s stock market rout has lopped about €13.5 billion off the net worth of its 10 richest tycoons, as clashes between police and protesters tha(...)

 Occupy Central activists (L-R) Benny Tai, Dr Chan Kin-man and Reverend Chu Yiu-ming prepare to enter court in Hong Kong. PhotograohL Alex Hofford/EPA

A Hong Kong court found leaders of the 2014 “Occupy” civil disobedience movement guilty on Tuesday of public nuisance charges during the mass protests(...)

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing announces his retirement in Hong Kong

Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong’s richest man, has announced his retirement, formally passing the reins of his $100bn retail, infrastructure and property empir(...)

Pro-democracy protesters gather on a main street they occupy at Mongkok shopping district in Hong Kong today. Photograph: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

Public support for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters appears to be growing, especially among young people, according to a survey, highlighting the (...)