Hong Kong woman jailed for attacking police with breast

A Hong Kong woman was sentenced to three-and-a-half months in jail today after a court found her guilty of using her breast to bump into a police officer during a chaotic protest.

2016 Twenty20 World Cup: Hong Kong, Netherlands book India ticket
2016 Twenty20 World Cup: Hong Kong, Netherlands book India ticket

Hong Kong and the Netherlands booked their respective 2016 Twenty20 World Cup tickets after registering contrasting wins in the qualifying play-offs in Dublin.

Hong Kong `bomb` suspects denied bail

Four suspects charged over an alleged bomb plot in Hong Kong were denied bail Wednesday in a case which has been met with scepticism by pro-democracy campaigners.

Top China leader tells Hong Kong youth to "promote stability"

The young of Hong Kong should be promoters of the territory`s stability and prosperity, the fourth most senior leader of China`s ruling Communist Party told a youth group on Friday.

Hong Kong protest leaders to stand trial

Two Hong Kong students who initiated the "Occupy Central" protest last year will stand trial on Friday for allegedly obstructing police officers from performing their duties.

Hong Kong activists plead `not guilty` over anti-China protest

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong and three other pro-democracy activists entered "not guilty" pleas in court on Friday over charges related to an anti-China protest last year.

Separatist yearning of Hong Kong youth spurs mainland bridge-building

On a recent Sunday night in the working class Hong Kong district of Mong Kok, a group of young, radical activists swore through loud-hailers and gestured rudely as they denounced mainland Chinese as "prostitutes" and "barbarians".

Hong Kong student leaders charged over democracy protest

Two Hong Kong students who rose to fame during pro-democracy demonstrations that angered Beijing last year were charged on Tuesday with obstructing police during a protest earlier in the year.

Hong Kong protester `beaten by police` wins first step in legal fight

A Hong Kong pro-democracy protester allegedly assaulted by police -- in a beating captured on video -- has been given the green light to challenge a decision not to identify his assailants.

Chinese journalist freed after nine month detention

A Chinese journalist detained for nine months after helping a German magazine report on democracy protests in Hong Kong has been released, she told AFP Friday, though associates said her lawyer was being held.

Democracy camp seeks new direction at Hong Kong protest march

 Tens of thousands joined a pro-democracy march on the anniversary of Hong Kong`s handover to China Wednesday in what organisers said was a chance to work out the movement`s next step as momentum wanes.

Hong Kong expects large pro-democracy rally as it marks 1997 handover

 Some seven months after Hong Kong police forcibly cleared pro-democracy street protesters from the streets, tens of thousands of people are expected to rally for free elections on Wednesday as the city marks the 18th anniversary of its return to China. 

Hong Kong students develop germ-free door handle

Two high school students in Hong Kong have built a door handle that kills germs to prevent the spread of disease through hand contact.

Hong Kong's pro-democracy street camps come to a quiet end
Hong Kong's pro-democracy street camps come to a quiet end

 Hong Kong authorities began clearing away the last pro-democracy encampments near government headquarters on Wednesday, watched by a handful of demonstrators in a quiet but poignant end to nine months of street protests.

Asia's richest man "disappointed" by Hong Kong democracy veto
Asia's richest man "disappointed" by Hong Kong democracy veto

Asia`s richest man, Li Ka-shing, said on Tuesday he was "very disappointed" by Hong Kong`s failure to pass a China-backed electoral blueprint that would have granted a one-man one-vote in the city but only for candidates pre-screened by Beijing.

Young Hong Kongers seek new path in democracy battle
Young Hong Kongers seek new path in democracy battle

With the defeat this week of the Beijing-backed political reform plan they slammed as "fake democracy", Hong Kong`s young protesters are questioning how to take their fight forward as the gulf between them and mainland China widens.

HK reportedly drops scrapping visa-free facility for Indians

 The Hong Kong government has reportedly dropped plans to scrap visa-free entry for Indians after representations from Indian officials and businessmen said such a move could seriously jeopardise businesses and tourism.

China state media calls Hong Kong opposition "destroyers" after electoral reform vetoed
China state media calls Hong Kong opposition "destroyers" after electoral reform vetoed

Chinese state media lashed out at Hong Kong`s opposition pro-democracy lawmakers on Friday after the legislature in the financial hub vetoed a Beijing-backed electoral reform package.

Mystery walk-out in Hong Kong vote brings heavy defeat for Beijing
Mystery walk-out in Hong Kong vote brings heavy defeat for Beijing

It was meant to be a major set-piece event, potentially the most important bill put to Hong Kong`s legislature since the former British colony`s 1997 handover to Chinese rule, but it ended in unscripted embarrassment for the pro-Beijing establishment.

China says decision on Hong Kong electoral proposal to stand despite veto
China says decision on Hong Kong electoral proposal to stand despite veto

 China`s parliament said on Thursday that its decision on Hong Kong electoral reforms issued last year will remain in force despite Hong Kong`s legislature vetoing a China-vetted electoral reform package, state news agency Xinhua said.