Hong Kong

Joe Biden's first hit at China as President, voices concern over Hong Kong crackdown, human rights abuse in Xinjiang

During the phone call, Biden shared his greetings and well wishes with the Chinese people on the occasion of Lunar New Year. Biden affirmed his priorities of protecting the American people's security, prosperity, health, and way of life, and preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific, the White House said in a readout of the call.

Feb 11, 2021, 09:47 AM IST

China strips license from second lawyer for Hong Kong activists

A second Chinese lawyer who represented a Hong Kong pro-democracy activist was stripped of his license on Tuesday. Ren Quanniu, who represented one of 12 Hong Kong activists who tried to flee to Taiwan, said he had his license revoked by the Henan Provincial Justice Department.


Feb 03, 2021, 16:34 PM IST

Hong Kong protest-related website says users' access blocked

The website, HKChronicles, said it began receiving reports from Hong Kong-based users saying they could no longer access the site since Wednesday evening.

Jan 10, 2021, 14:07 PM IST

China uses national security as excuse to violate basic human rights, arrests over 50 in Hong Kong

This latest arrest of more than 50 pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong has signalled the death of the ‘one country two systems’.

Jan 09, 2021, 00:16 AM IST

Over 50 Hong Kong democracy activists arrested under national security law - Reports

Over 50 pro-democratic activists in Hong Kong were arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of breaking the city`s national security law, local media reported, in the biggest crackdown yet against the democratic opposition under the new law.

Jan 06, 2021, 07:09 AM IST

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed for 13-1/2 months for anti-government protest

Wong`s sentence comes as critics say the Beijing-backed government is intensifying a crackdown on Hong Kong`s opposition.

Dec 02, 2020, 14:38 PM IST

Hong Kong disqualifies four legislators for 'endangering security'

Hong Kong disqualified four opposition members of its legislature on Wednesday for endangering security.

Nov 11, 2020, 13:51 PM IST

Air India, Vistara flights banned by this nation after passengers test COVID-19 positive

This is the third time that Air India flights from India have been banned by the Hong Kong government for bringing passengers who tested positive for the infection after arrival.

Oct 16, 2020, 21:03 PM IST

National Day of China on one side, then Indian tricolor shown in Hong Kong

National Day of China on one side, then Indian tricolor shown in Hong Kong. Watch this special report!

Oct 02, 2020, 16:04 PM IST

Hong Kong leader says stability restored, riot police on alert over banned protest march

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam cheered the city`s "return to stability" during China national day celebrations on Thursday, as hundreds of police in riot gear patrolled the route of a banned anti-government march by pro-democracy activists.

Oct 01, 2020, 13:31 PM IST

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong arrested for 2019 illegal assembly

Hong Kong police arrested prominent democracy activist Joshua Wong on Thursday for participating in an unauthorised assembly in October 2019 and violating the city`s anti-mask law, according to a post on his official Twitter account.

Sep 24, 2020, 14:13 PM IST

US 'deeply concerned' about Hong Kong activists held in China, says Secretary Mike Pompeo

On Saturday, the Chinese foreign ministry’s Hong Kong office expressed "firm opposition" to Pompeo`s remarks and demanded that US politicians cease interfering with Hong Kong`s internal issues.

Sep 12, 2020, 15:25 PM IST

Hong Kong to resume face-to-face school classes from September 23

The Chinese government is also offering mass coronavirus testing for all Hong Kong residents starting this week.

Aug 31, 2020, 15:56 PM IST

US, UK and Germany corner China at UNSC on Uyghur minorities issue in Xinjiang province

The remarks were made at a UN Security Council Briefing on counterterrorism with all 3 countries advising Bejing not to use "counterterrorism" as a pretext to silence political dissent.

Aug 26, 2020, 17:04 PM IST

Hong Kong researchers record first documented coronavirus COVID-19 re-infection

The 33-year-old male was cleared of COVID-19 and discharged from a hospital in April, but tested positive again after returning from Spain via Britain on August 15.

Aug 24, 2020, 20:11 PM IST

Hong Kong will suspend some legal cooperation with US, says China

Hong Kong will suspend an agreement on mutual legal assistance with the United States, China`s foreign ministry said on Thursday, in a tit-for-tat response to Washington ending some agreements with Hong Kong.

Aug 20, 2020, 14:17 PM IST

US suspends three bilateral agreements with Hong Kong following China's new National Security Law

"These steps underscore our deep concern regarding Beijing’s decision to impose the National Security Law, which has crushed the freedoms of the people of Hong Kong," stated the US.

Aug 20, 2020, 00:31 AM IST

DNA: Why is China so scared of Jimmy Lai?

Daily News and Analysis (DNA) hosted by Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary, brings to you analysis of the top news of the day. In this segment of DNA, know why is China so scared of Jimmy Lai.

Aug 12, 2020, 23:48 PM IST

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai, pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow released on bail

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai and pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow were released on bail on Wednesday (August 12) after the duo was arrested as part of a crackdown under a new national security law implemented by China.

Aug 12, 2020, 09:18 AM IST

China firmly opposes US-Taiwan official interactions, urges US to stop official interactions with Taiwan

China said that they are ready to work with the US to build a relationship on coordination, cooperation and stability in the spirit of non-conflict, non-confrontation, mutual respect and win-win cooperation, but will never submit to "its bullying and power politics". 

Aug 10, 2020, 21:19 PM IST