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Nearly 200 arrested after Hong Kong democracy rally

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 08:18

Hong Kong police have arrested nearly 200 people after tens of thousands of residents joined a massive march to push for democracy.

On day of Hong Kong mass protests, China`s Army opens barracks to public

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 15:29

As tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Tuesday to demand greater democracy and freedom from Beijing`s control, China`s military garrison stationed in the freewheeling capitalist hub launched its own offensive - to charm them.

Hong Kong rallies for democracy as govt says `doing its utmost`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 12:08

Pro-democracy protesters gathered for a mass march in Hong Kong on Tuesday, with one burning a photograph of the city`s leader and another calling for him to be sacked, in what could be the biggest challenge to Chinese Communist Party rule in more than a decade.

Hong Kong braces for angry democracy protest

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 10:11

Hundreds of thousands of protesters are set to take to the streets in Hong Kong on Tuesday in a pro-democracy rally that organisers say could be the largest since the city was handed back to China.

China media slams Hong Kong democracy poll despite 800,000 votes

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 13:56

Organisers Monday urged Hong Kong`s government to take seriously an unofficial referendum on democratic reform after nearly 800,000 people voted in the Chinese city, but state media in Beijing dismissed the ballot as unpatriotic.

China media slams Hong Kong democracy poll despite 800,000 votes

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 13:06

Organisers Monday urged Hong Kong`s government to take seriously an unofficial referendum on democratic reform after nearly 800,000 people voted in the Chinese city, but state media in Beijing dismissed the ballot as unpatriotic.

`3 Idiots` popular in Hong Kong, says Boman Irani

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 21:10

`3 Idiots` popular in Hong Kong, says Boman Irani

Big turnout in Hong Kong democracy vote as Beijing fumes

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:56

An informal referendum aimed at bolstering support for greater democracy in Hong Kong wound down today after drawing nearly 800,000 votes and the ire of Beijing, which denounced it as a political farce.

Taiwan rights activist denied entry by Hong Kong

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:25

A Taiwanese rights activist and outspoken critic of his government`s attempts to seek closer ties with Beijing criticised Chinese authorities after he was denied entry to Hong Kong Sunday.

Hong Kong braces for massive rally after democracy poll

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 13:03

Hong Kong residents voted Sunday on the last day of an unofficial referendum on electoral reform that has angered Beijing, days before an expected major protest seeking greater democracy for the southern Chinese city.

Hong Kong lawyers march against Beijing `interference`

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 17:23

More than a thousand lawyers all dressed in black took to the streets of Hong Kong in a silent march Friday against "interference" by Beijing in the city`s judiciary.

Activists predict biggest Hong Kong protest in 10 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 12:48

Activists said Wednesday they expect more than half a million people to take to the streets on Hong Kong`s annual protest day as fears grow over China`s increasing influence on the city.