Armored vehicles belonging to China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police were parked in the sports complex across the border in Hong Kong, in what some have interpreted as a threat against pro-democracy protesters. Photograph: AP Photo/Dake Kang

Hong Kong braced for more mass protests over the weekend, even as China warned it could use its power to quell demonstrations and US president Donald (...)

Demonstrators use slingshots to fire projectiles towards riot police on Gloucester Road during a protest in the Causeway Bay district of Hong Kong, on Sunday. Photograph: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

As tear gas fogged the central streets of Hong Kong once more this weekend – and the city braces for a general strike on Monday – Beijing issued a war(...)

Demonstrators walk past tear gas during a protest in the Sheung Wan area of Hong Kong on Sunday. Photograph:  Kyle Lam/Bloomberg

China reiterated on Monday its support for Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, and its police, and called on Hong Kong people to oppose violence following(...)

 Protesters clash with police amid tear gas after taking part in an anti-extradition Bill march on Sunday. Photograph:  Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas in running clashes with protesters late on Sunday amid chaotic scenes as anger over an extradition (...)

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest political crisis in decades was dead and the government’s work on the bill a “total failure”.Photographer: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

Protesters in Hong Kong vowed to escalate their efforts on Tuesday after the city’s leader said the controversial extradition Bill was “dead” and her (...)

A placard is displayed during a protest following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, near the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong. Photograph: Jorge Silva/Reuters

Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has said she will suspend a proposed extradition bill indefinitely following widespread anger and violent prote(...)

Riot police block demonstrators from approaching the legislative council building in Hong Kong on Thursday. Photograph: Lam Yik Fei/The New York Times

Before the return of Hong Kong in July 1997 to the People’s Republic of China, the latter signed an international agreement in 1984 known as the Sino-(...)

Chris Yeung, chairman of the Hong Kong Journalist Association, with Foreign Correspondents’ Club president Florence de Changy  outside government headquarters in Hong Kong on Monday. They handed over petitions calling for an explanation of its visa rejection of Financial Times journalist Victor Mallet. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images

When Financial Times journalist Victor Mallet flew home to Hong Kong this week, he was given seven days to pack his things and quit the territory. Day(...)

Andy Chan,  founder of the Hong Kong National Party, surrounded by members of the media as he leaves the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Hong Kong  on Tuesday. Photograph:  Philip Fong/AFP/Getty Images

Beijing has stepped up its demands for Hong Kong’s democratic movement to be brought to heel after an activist called for independence for the territo(...)

Hong Kong’s financial secretary Paul Chan Mo-po met with officials from Enterprise Ireland and some of its key fintech clients during his visit to Dublin

Hong Kong’s most senior financial official was in Dublin on Thursday to cement trading ties between the two jurisdictions and showcase the opportuniti(...)

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