Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday to remember they are part of "one China", as pro-democracy campaigners in both semi-autonomous territories call for free leadership elections.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has officially pulled the plug on the Christmas release of the much-anticipated film “The Interview”, and the most disappointed person with the declaration is Charles Chun, who plays General Jong in the movie.
A Macau pro-democracy leader on Tuesday said he is being "watched" by authorities before a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, amid reports that Hong Kong students had been blocked from entering the territory.
A Macau pro-democracy leader said Tuesday he is being "watched" by authorities before a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, amid reports that Hong Kong students had been blocked from entering the territory.
Hong Kong`s leader declared an end to more than 11 weeks of sit-in protests by pro-democracy demonstrators after police cleared the last remaining camp and arrested a handful of peaceful protesters Monday.
Hong Kong authorities arrested several pro-democracy activists on Monday as they cleared the last of three protest sites, marking the closure of demonstration camps in the city that have blocked streets for more than two months.
The demolition of Hong Kong`s main protest camp ended a pro-democracy occupation that paralysed the city for two months, but the campaign has left the city deeply divided both politically and socially, analysts say.
The 75 day-long "Umbrella revolution" by pro-democracy protesters that shook Hong Kong and China has been "defeated", Chinese media claimed on Saturday sparking a raging debate about the future of democracy in the former British colony.
Hong Kong police said today that they would clear out the third and final pro-democracy protest camp next week, putting an end to demonstrations that have blocked traffic in the southern Chinese city's streets for 2 1/2 months.
Hong Kong publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai, an outspoken critic of Beijing, has stepped down as editor-in-chief of the Apple Daily after being arrested for refusing to leave a key pro-democracy protest site in the centre of the city.
Hong Kong workers cleared large parts of the main pro-democracy protest site on Thursday as police hauled activists away one by one, marking an end to more than two months of street demonstrations that have choked parts of the Chinese-controlled city.
A group of senior British lawmakers said on Wednesday that China`s refusal to allow them to visit Hong Kong was an insult and called on the government to formally summon China`s ambassador over the issue.
Hong Kong authorities started on Thursday clearing the main pro-democracy protest site that has choked roads into the city`s most economically and politically important district for more than two months as part of a campaign to demand free elections.
"We`ll be back" was the farewell message Wednesday from protesters in Hong Kong`s principal business and shopping districts where they were awaiting the final act of the unprecedented pro-democracy campaign they began over two months earlier.
Hong Kong`s student protest leaders said Wednesday that they would "stay to the end" as police prepared to swoop on the city`s main rally site after more than two months of mass pro-democracy demonstrations.