• Thu
  • Oct 2, 2014
  • Updated: 7:49pm

From riot police and tear gas to umbrellas and democracy dogs, the ongoing protests in Hong Kong have produced some incredibly iconic images. As the protests enter their fifth day, we choose 25 of...

2 Oct 2014 - 5:34pm

Theses bold art works offer an insight into conditions on the ground in Hong Kong as well as showing how events are being viewed from abroad.

2 Oct 2014 - 6:38pm

Thousands of people from around the world have voiced support for ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong at solidarity events in more than 64 cities.

2 Oct 2014 - 6:41pm

Hacker group Anonymous has declared war on the Hong Kong government and hacked into a number of Hong Kong websites, citing the treatment of protesters during Occupy Central as the main impetus for...

2 Oct 2014 - 12:11pm

Events were held on dozens of university and college campuses across North America on October 1st in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

2 Oct 2014 - 6:13pm

The dramatic scenes of mass protest on the streets of Hong Kong this week mark a defining moment in the city's political development. It is not just a question of how the city's leader should be...

2 Oct 2014 - 9:56am

Good afternoon and welcome to our continuing 24-hour Occupy Central coverage. The city awoke today to its fifth consecutive day of protest, with students warning that demonstrations could be...

Updated 2 Oct 2014 - 7:49pm


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The sun may rise as usual, but Occupy Central hasn't felt any warmth from Beijing.

2 Oct 2014 - 5:55pm

The National Day "golden week" holiday began yesterday on a quiet note, with prospects of the usual strong sales at prime shopping districts clouded by the spreading Occupy Central civil...

2 Oct 2014 - 6:34pm

With no police around, protesters in Mong Kok have created a vigilante patrol, beefing up security around Nathan Road and Argyle Street, a spillover of the main occupation site in Admiralty.

2 Oct 2014 - 3:37am

Protesters in Causeway Bay agreed to clear makeshift barriers from a section of the rallying site outside the Sogo shopping mall yesterday to allow fire engines to pass.

2 Oct 2014 - 2:58pm

The occupation of Tsim Sha Tsui late on Tuesday and the flag- raising ceremony a few hours later revealed splits in strategies and frictions emerging among the growing number of protesters against...

2 Oct 2014 - 8:09am

Police chief Andy Tsang Wai-hung has praised his frontline officers for their handling of the Occupy Central protests on Sunday.

2 Oct 2014 - 3:37am

From the South China Sea to Tibet and Xinjiang, the mainland is beset by problems brought on by foreign interference. Now Hong Kong has become part of the country's volatile frontier, experiencing...

2 Oct 2014 - 8:12am

Tributes have been paid to an "experienced and well liked" police officer who died after he shot himself in North Point police station.

2 Oct 2014 - 2:44am

Parallel-goods traders are under pressure to slash prices for the iPhone 6, with demand from over the border expected to fall after Apple said it would start selling the smartphone on the mainland...

2 Oct 2014 - 6:44pm

The premiere of Hong Kong's first symphonic musical will go ahead tonight, its composer and conductor have pledged, offering a moment of catharsis from the heat of the protests outside.

2 Oct 2014 - 3:37am

Luxury watchmakers in the city this week to show their latest designs were disappointed by the turnout, with the streets of Wan Chai around the Convention and Exhibition Centre lacking their usual...

2 Oct 2014 - 8:32am

A 25-year-old driver died after his car crashed into the concrete barrier on a Tai Po highway yesterday - the fifth death on the roads in four days.

2 Oct 2014 - 3:37am

As founding chairman of the Democratic Party, Martin Lee Chu-ming has taken part in countless protests and rallies for democracy over the past three decades.

2 Oct 2014 - 3:54am

As the stench of pepper spray and tear gas faded from Hong Kong streets and Occupy Central protests took on an increasingly festive mood, many Hongkongers have brought their four-legged friends to...

2 Oct 2014 - 6:08pm

A group of Hong Kong artists have been transmitting messages of support from around the world for pro-democracy protesters in the city.

1 Oct 2014 - 6:27pm

Hong Kong’s two main political groups are no closer to compromise despite a week of protests that continue to draw hundreds of thousands of demonstrators out onto the streets.

1 Oct 2014 - 6:02pm

US congressman Chris Smith, chairman of the House of Representatives’ subcommittee on global human rights, has vowed to establish a Hong Kong Caucus to monitor human rights in the city.

1 Oct 2014 - 10:14pm

CY Leung acknowledged that the protests would likely last "a long time" but said Beijing would not back down on calls for full universal suffrage.

1 Oct 2014 - 4:22pm

Filipino nationals in Hong Kong were avoiding Occupy Central protests on the National Day holiday after receiving warnings that they could be jailed, fined or possibly even "deported".

1 Oct 2014 - 7:01pm

Student leaders of pro-democracy protests say that if Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying does not resign by Thursday they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government...

1 Oct 2014 - 7:52pm


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