An organiser of the New Year's Day pro-government rally distanced himself yesterday from a businessman who was allegedly seen in the company of a teenager handing out money to participants in the march.Friday, 4 January, 2013, 3:30am 1 comment
A flag maker whose business has benefited from recent rallies in Hong Kong always reminds his young buyers of the history behind their purchases - especially when it comes to a certain British colonial banner.3 Jan 2013 - 10:12am
Organisers of Tuesday's march in support of the chief executive have insisted that those reported to have received a cash reward in exchange for their participation in the protest were not their affiliates.3 Jan 2013 - 12:39pm
Protesters arrested in Tuesday night's standoff accused police of acting with a political motive, with two lawmakers saying the crowd had already dispersed when they were taken away.3 Jan 2013 - 9:36am 3 comments
Fledgling activist groups - both for and against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying - have heated up Hong Kong with more radical ideas and antics of late.3 Jan 2013 - 9:35am
Indian police are expected to formally charge five of six suspects with murder in the death of 23-year-old woman who was raped on a moving bus in New Delhi.
The sixth suspect is under 18 and a juvenile.
A police officer says they have ordered a bone test for the sixth accused to confirm his age. He spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not authorised to talk to reporters.1 Jan 2013 - 4:06pm
A group of 400 anti-CY Leung protesters were engaged in a stand-off with police in Central on Tuesday, after they attempted to march to the former government headquarters.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Two journalists were surrounded and attacked at the starting point of yesterday's pro-government march in Victoria Park, Now TV's news channel reported. It was just one incident in which the crowd targeted the media.
Following the attack, police said a 61-year-old was arrested for assaulting a 31-year-old man.31 Dec 2012 - 7:04am 1 comment
Thousands of protesters attempted to steal the thunder of an anti-government rally planned for tomorrow with a march through the city yesterday in support of the besieged chief executive.
Caring Hong Kong Power, an online group, organised the rally that was attended predominantly by middle-aged and elderly people.31 Dec 2012 - 7:04am
As supporters and opponents of the chief executive prepare to stage rival marches on New Year's Day, it has come to light that an organiser of the pro-Leung Chun-ying rally belongs to a political party, despite saying he had no such affiliation.30 Dec 2012 - 4:55am 2 comments
Organisers of the January 1 march demanding Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's resignation say poor police arrangements could cause chaos.27 Dec 2012 - 2:49am 1 comment
Hong Kong's political divisions will literally play out in black and white next week.
On Sunday supporters of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying will march from Victoria Park in Causeway Bay to government headquarters in Admiralty. The organiser, internet-based group Caring Hong Kong Power, has asked participants to wear white.23 Dec 2012 - 4:55am
Land seizures, pollution and labour disputes have been the three main causes of tens of thousands of mass protests in recent years, according to a top think-tank.20 Dec 2012 - 4:12am
New Communist Party chief Xi Jinping continued his low-profile tour of southern China yesterday with a trip to Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong, after stopping over in Zhuhai and Foshan.
The vice-president's first stop in Shenzhen coincided with a strike by about 3,000 workers at a printing factory on Friday evening, witnesses told the South China Morning Post yesterday.10 Dec 2012 - 11:10am 3 comments
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets yesterday urging Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down, on the eve of his public accounting for illegal structures at his home on The Peak.
Leung is expected to be questioned by lawmakers from across the political spectrum for at least 1-1/2 hours in the Legislative Council today.10 Dec 2012 - 8:14am 20 comments