Campaigner Joshua Wong (right) greets Nathan Law as supporters share their joy at Law’s recent legislative council election victory. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong is running late for our interview at the Open University. The 19-year-old, whose youthful, open features and (...)

Protesters from the group Civic Action marching in the streets of Yuen Long district in Hong Kong this month. Photograph: EPA/Jerome Favre

The Hong Kong government is seeking to increase security after the Occupy Central pro-democracy protests in late 2014, which led to widespread unrest (...)

A policewoman stops an anti-Occupy protester from breaking a police cordon to charging at pro-democracy protesters  in Hong Kong yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Bobby Yip

A group of masked men armed with crowbars and cutting equipment clashed with pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong yesterday as they tried to re(...)

Pro-democracy protesters hold up their mobile phones during a campaign to kick off the Occupy Central civil disobedience event in front of the financial Central district in Hong Kong yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Bobby Yip

China’s parliament said it will tightly control the nomination of candidates for 2017 elections in Hong Kong, dashing hopes of greater democracy and r(...)

Vietnamese protesters shout anti-China slogans at Ly Thai To park in Hanoi. Photograph: EPA/Luong Thai Linh

China has sent four more oil rigs into a disputed area of the South China Sea less than two months after it placed a giant drilling platform in wat(...)

Vietnamese protesters shout anti-China slogans at Ly Thai To park in Hanoi. Photograph: EPA/Luong Thai Linh

China has sent four more oil rigs into a disputed area of the South China Sea less than two months after it placed a giant drilling platform in water(...)