Hong Kong protests: Art guardians to save creative works

Art guardians to save creative works

Sax and the City: Kenny G hits sour note in China with Hong Kong visit

Best-selling US jazz musician Kenny G struck a bum note in China on Wednesday when he appeared among Hong Kong`s pro-democracy protesters, prompting the country`s foreign ministry to warn foreigners once again to keep their noses out.

China Communist body ponders action against Hong Kong stars

The powerful Youth League of China`s ruling Communist party has opened a poll on possible sanctions against Hong Kong celebrities who support the city`s pro-democracy demonstrators -- including boycotts, bans and Internet censorship.

Hong Kong protesters march after fruitless talks with government

About 200 Hong Kong protesters marched to the home of the city`s Beijing-backed leader on Wednesday to push their case for greater democracy a day after talks between student leaders and senior officials failed to break the deadlock.

No end in sight for Hong Kong protests after talks

Hong Kong student leaders said on Wednesday they may shun further talks with the government, accusing it of failing to make any meaningful offers to end weeks of mass pro-democracy rallies and roadblocks.

China Communist body ponders action against Hong Kong stars

The powerful Youth League of China`s ruling Communist party has opened a poll on possible sanctions against Hong Kong celebrities who support the city`s pro-democracy demonstrators -- including boycotts, bans and Internet censorship.

Hong Kong protesters plan march after fruitless talks with government
Hong Kong protesters plan march after fruitless talks with government

Hong Kong protesters planned to march to the home of the city`s Beijing-backed leader on Wednesday to push their case for greater democracy a day after talks between student leaders and senior officials failed to break the deadlock.

Hong Kong netizens lampoon government negotiators

Hong Kong government negotiators who sat down to crunch talks with student leaders have become figures of online derision with netizens mocking them as empty vases, garbage bins and Teletubbies.

Hong Kong government hopeful for more talks with protesters

Hong Kong`s government held its first talks Tuesday with pro-democracy protest leaders after three weeks of mass rallies and roadblocks which have posed a challenge to Beijing, and said it hopes for more discussions.

Hong Kong government hopeful for more talks with protesters

Hong Kong`s government held its first talks Tuesday with pro-democracy protest leaders after three weeks of mass rallies and roadblocks which have posed a challenge to Beijing, and said it hopes for more discussions.

Hong Kong government hopeful for more talks with protesters

Hong Kong`s government held its first talks Tuesday with pro-democracy protest leaders after three weeks of mass rallies and roadblocks which have posed a challenge to Beijing, and said it hopes for more discussions.

Hong Kong leader extends olive branch to democracy protesters

Hong Kong`s embattled leader Tuesday said he was open to creating a more democratic committee to vet his successor before elections in 2017, extending a potential olive branch to democracy protesters as crunch talks to end weeks of disruptive rallies got underway.

Hong Kong government, democracy protest leaders begin talks

Hong Kong authorities and pro-democracy protest leaders sat down on Tuesday for talks aimed at ending weeks of rallies that have paralysed the city`s streets, on the same day the city`s leader ruled out democratic reforms.

Room for more democracy in panel that chooses candidates for election: Hong Kong leader

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said on Tuesday there was room for the committee that selects candidates for the territory`s 2017 election to be made "more democratic".

Hong Kong protesters add helmets to their umbrellas
Hong Kong protesters add helmets to their umbrellas

When Anson Lau first joined Hong Kong`s pro-democracy rallies he carried little more than a raincoat and a bottle of water. But as police began wielding pepper spray and batons, the 20-year-old insurance agent has donned a hard hat and home-made body armour -- symbols of a new and dangerous phase.

Hong Kong crisis: Student leaders, officials to hold talks today
Hong Kong crisis: Student leaders, officials to hold talks today

In a bid to end the ongoing deadlock, the student leaders and Hong Kong officials will meet on Tuesday as the pro-democracy protests entered into its third week.

Hong Kong leader: Democracy would see poor people dominate vote

Hong Kong`s Beijing-backed leader Leung Chun-ying told media that if the government met pro-democracy protesters` demands it would result in the city`s poorer people dominating elections.

Hong Kong apex court bans protestors from blocking roads

The Supreme Court of Hong Kong Monday enacted a preliminary injunction to ban demonstrators from occupying roads in Mong Kok.

Hong Kong crisis: Leung blames 'external forces' for movement, protesters deny charge
Hong Kong crisis: Leung blames 'external forces' for movement, protesters deny charge

Hong Kong leader CY Leung on Monday blamed the influence of 'external forces' as the reason behind the pro-democracy movement in the city, which has entered into its third week.

`Critical moment` for Hong Kong protests after new clashes

Pro-democracy activists Sunday accused police of using excessive force against protesters after violent clashes in Hong Kong, as a senior politician said weeks of rallies have reached a "critical moment".