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Riot police advance on extradition bill protesters and warn they will start clearance operation in Central and at Beijing’s liaison office

Crowds use barricades to block thoroughfares and some throw eggs at building. Thousands spill past mandated end point of shortened march. 

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Crowds use barricades to block thoroughfares and some throw eggs at building. Thousands spill past mandated end point of shortened march. 

Riot police advance on extradition bill protesters and warn they will start clearance operation in Central and at Beijing’s liaison office
Tens of thousands in Hong Kong kick off third major protest march against extradition bill, pushing for investigation into police actions, among other demands

Civil Human Rights Front, which organised two other massive marches in June, slams crowd control measures and questions effectiveness of shortened route.

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Civil Human Rights Front, which organised two other massive marches in June, slams crowd control measures and questions effectiveness of shortened route.

Tens of thousands in Hong Kong kick off third major protest march against extradition bill, pushing for investigation into police actions, among other demands
Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman: odds, predictions, fight date for Las Vegas showdown

Check the latest odds for Saturday night’s huge clash at the MGM Grand as Post reporters give their verdicts on who they think will have their hand raised.

21 Jul 2019 - 11:48AM

Check the latest odds for Saturday night’s huge clash at the MGM Grand as Post reporters give their verdicts on who they think will have their hand raised.

Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman: odds, predictions, fight date for Las Vegas showdown
Public increasingly backing radical Hong Kong protesters despite unease over violence, say academics, as Carrie Lam's government faces even greater resistance against extradition bill

Reluctance of moderates at Kowloon protest to condemn direct action stems from failure of government to respond to movement’s demands, say political experts.

8 Jul 2019 - 7:05AM

Reluctance of moderates at Kowloon protest to condemn direct action stems from failure of government to respond to movement’s demands, say political experts.

Public increasingly backing radical Hong Kong protesters despite unease over violence, say academics, as Carrie Lam's government faces even greater resistance against extradition bill
Widespread condemnation for protesters who stormed Hong Kong’s legislature while Carrie Lam vows to pursue those who unleashed chaos ‘to the end’

Beijing condemns violence and accuses Western governments of interference, but pro-democracy groups blame city’s leader for driving youngsters to despair.

8 Jul 2019 - 11:57AM

Beijing condemns violence and accuses Western governments of interference, but pro-democracy groups blame city’s leader for driving youngsters to despair.

Widespread condemnation for protesters who stormed Hong Kong’s legislature while Carrie Lam vows to pursue those who unleashed chaos ‘to the end’
Angry Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam emerges after day of unprecedented violence and slams protesters but says she is willing to listen

Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she is angry and saddened by the violence and chaos.

2 Jul 2019 - 5:39PM

Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she is angry and saddened by the violence and chaos.

Angry Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam emerges after day of unprecedented violence and slams protesters but says she is willing to listen
Hong Kong police clear protesters occupying legislature after day of unprecedented violence and chaos

Riot police finally swoop into action at midnight, firing tear gas at remaining pockets of protesters while those occupying Legco chamber flee in advance.

8 Jul 2019 - 11:56AM

Riot police finally swoop into action at midnight, firing tear gas at remaining pockets of protesters while those occupying Legco chamber flee in advance.

Hong Kong police clear protesters occupying legislature after day of unprecedented violence and chaos
A day of unprecedented violence in Hong Kong as protesters storm the Legislative Council and police fire tear gas

Police fired several rounds of tear gas to disperse radical protesters who stormed into Hong Kong's Legislative Council as a day of unprecedented violence and chaos marked the 22nd anniversary of the city’s return to China.

 

2 Jul 2019 - 1:25PM

Police fired several rounds of tear gas to disperse radical protesters who stormed into Hong Kong's Legislative Council as a day of unprecedented violence and chaos marked the 22nd anniversary of the city’s return to China.

 

A day of unprecedented violence in Hong Kong as protesters storm the Legislative Council and police fire tear gas
Explainer | G20 summit explained: what is it and why is it important?

World leaders from 19 countries and the European Union will meet between June 28-29 in Osaka, Japan for the latest Group of 20 summit.

28 Jun 2019 - 11:53AM

World leaders from 19 countries and the European Union will meet between June 28-29 in Osaka, Japan for the latest Group of 20 summit.

G20 summit explained: what is it and why is it important?
Hong Kong extradition bill protesters besiege police headquarters into Friday night after day of mobile rallies

Protesters return to press demands as police keep a hands-off approach and government officials are nowhere to be seen.

22 Jun 2019 - 3:14AM

Protesters return to press demands as police keep a hands-off approach and government officials are nowhere to be seen.

Hong Kong extradition bill protesters besiege police headquarters into Friday night after day of mobile rallies
As it happened: How Hong Kong extradition bill protesters continued siege of police headquarters into Friday night

A peaceful sit-in near the legislature escalated into a road occupation before heading to the Wan Chai headquarters.

22 Jun 2019 - 8:21AM

A peaceful sit-in near the legislature escalated into a road occupation before heading to the Wan Chai headquarters.

As it happened: How Hong Kong extradition bill protesters continued siege of police headquarters into Friday night
Tesla’s Chinese challenger Xpeng rolls out 10,000th SUV as electric vehicles chip away at China’s car market

The milestone puts Xpeng, whose investors include Alibaba Group and Foxconn, ahead of its start-up competitors in the past two months in deliveries to China’s growing legion of EV buyers

18 Jun 2019 - 11:02PM

The milestone puts Xpeng, whose investors include Alibaba Group and Foxconn, ahead of its start-up competitors in the past two months in deliveries to China’s growing legion of EV buyers

Tesla’s Chinese challenger Xpeng rolls out 10,000th SUV as electric vehicles chip away at China’s car market
‘Nearly 2 million’ people take to streets, forcing public apology from Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam as suspension of controversial extradition bill fails to appease protesters

A day after leader Carrie Lam suspended her push for the bill, expecting it to defuse a crisis that has seen violent clashes between mostly young protesters and police, the centre of Hong Kong was brought to a complete standstill.

18 Jun 2019 - 2:16AM

A day after leader Carrie Lam suspended her push for the bill, expecting it to defuse a crisis that has seen violent clashes between mostly young protesters and police, the centre of Hong Kong was brought to a complete standstill.

‘Nearly 2 million’ people take to streets, forcing public apology from Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam as suspension of controversial extradition bill fails to appease protesters
As it happened: A historic day in Hong Kong concludes peacefully as organisers claim almost 2 million people came out in protest against the fugitive bill

Estimated turnout almost double the previous week’s march as almost 30 per cent of Hongkongers turn out to call for the withdrawal of the controversial extradition bill and the resignation of Chief Executive Carrie Lam

17 Jun 2019 - 12:47PM

Estimated turnout almost double the previous week’s march as almost 30 per cent of Hongkongers turn out to call for the withdrawal of the controversial extradition bill and the resignation of Chief Executive Carrie Lam

As it happened: A historic day in Hong Kong concludes peacefully as organisers claim almost 2 million people came out in protest against the fugitive bill
As it happened: Carrie Lam backs down and 'suspends' Hong Kong extradition bill, sets no new time frame
Five must-see contemporary art exhibitions in Hong Kong, plus three in Macau

Summer solo exhibitions in Hong Kong include videos, paintings, sculptures and installations. The Macau galleries are showing multimedia exhibitions, and collections of ceramics.

15 Jun 2019 - 8:54PM

Summer solo exhibitions in Hong Kong include videos, paintings, sculptures and installations. The Macau galleries are showing multimedia exhibitions, and collections of ceramics.

Five must-see contemporary art exhibitions in Hong Kong, plus three in Macau
Hong Kong’s young protesters back with a vengeance as all-out chaos erupts on city’s streets following anger at extradition bill

Police fire tear gas and smoke bombs as protesters lay siege to downtown areas in clashes that leave more than 70 injured.

13 Jun 2019 - 5:32PM

Police fire tear gas and smoke bombs as protesters lay siege to downtown areas in clashes that leave more than 70 injured.

Hong Kong’s young protesters back with a vengeance as all-out chaos erupts on city’s streets following anger at extradition bill
As it happened: Hong Kong police and extradition protesters renew clashes as tear gas flies

Tension builds on border between Wan Chai and Admiralty after few hours of calm

13 Jun 2019 - 10:37AM

Tension builds on border between Wan Chai and Admiralty after few hours of calm

As it happened: Hong Kong police and extradition protesters renew clashes as tear gas flies
Violent clashes mar protest after ‘more than a million’ Hongkongers of all ages and backgrounds march against controversial extradition bill

Hundreds of diehard remnants of the daytime march remained camped out in front of the government headquarters compound into the night.

10 Jun 2019 - 1:47PM

Hundreds of diehard remnants of the daytime march remained camped out in front of the government headquarters compound into the night.

Violent clashes mar protest after ‘more than a million’ Hongkongers of all ages and backgrounds march against controversial extradition bill
As it happened: How Hong Kong's protest march against the extradition bill turned ugly

Mob storms metal barricades, police respond with batons and pepper spray
 

13 Jun 2019 - 4:32AM

Mob storms metal barricades, police respond with batons and pepper spray
 

As it happened: How Hong Kong's protest march against the extradition bill turned ugly
‘Record turnout of over 180,000’ at Hong Kong candlelight vigil to mark Tiananmen crackdown’s 30th anniversary but for many, city’s controversial extradition bill was extra spur

Many of those in record-breaking crowd in Victoria Park said they also felt compelled to attend the annual vigil to say ‘no’ to contentious bill.

5 Jun 2019 - 10:19PM

Many of those in record-breaking crowd in Victoria Park said they also felt compelled to attend the annual vigil to say ‘no’ to contentious bill.

‘Record turnout of over 180,000’ at Hong Kong candlelight vigil to mark Tiananmen crackdown’s 30th anniversary but for many, city’s controversial extradition bill was extra spur
As it happened: How ‘record crowds’ turned out for Tiananmen Square 30th anniversary vigil in Hong Kong

Organisers claim turnout exceeds 2012 and 2014 peaks but police estimate crowd was 37,000 at most

6 Jun 2019 - 7:25PM

Organisers claim turnout exceeds 2012 and 2014 peaks but police estimate crowd was 37,000 at most

As it happened: How ‘record crowds’ turned out for Tiananmen Square 30th anniversary vigil in Hong Kong
Tiananmen Square, 30 years after China’s crackdown

To mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, our editorial team brings you a special six-part series on one of the most controversial chapters of modern Chinese history.

6 Jun 2019 - 7:25PM

To mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, our editorial team brings you a special six-part series on one of the most controversial chapters of modern Chinese history.

Tiananmen Square, 30 years after China’s crackdown
The trade war face-off between CGTN’s Liu Xin and Fox’s Trish Regan

Both women are well known in their own countries and their debate could range from foreign policy to human rights.

30 May 2019 - 11:20AM

Both women are well known in their own countries and their debate could range from foreign policy to human rights.

The trade war face-off between CGTN’s Liu Xin and Fox’s Trish Regan
South China Morning Post bags three prizes and two honourable mentions at SOPA awards in Hong Kong

Top awards came in the Arts and Culture Reporting category and the Information Graphics category.

30 May 2019 - 12:02AM

Top awards came in the Arts and Culture Reporting category and the Information Graphics category.

South China Morning Post bags three prizes and two honourable mentions at SOPA awards in Hong Kong
Beijing rejects US warning to Hong Kong to avoid vessel carrying Iranian oil, saying energy relations between nations must be respected

American officials warn of consequences of engaging with Iran-linked vessel, but Chinese foreign ministry rails against rival’s ‘long arm jurisdiction’.

29 May 2019 - 11:15PM

American officials warn of consequences of engaging with Iran-linked vessel, but Chinese foreign ministry rails against rival’s ‘long arm jurisdiction’.

Beijing rejects US warning to Hong Kong to avoid vessel carrying Iranian oil, saying energy relations between nations must be respected
Australia Business Report - May 2019
Did the US-China trade war and Donald Trump just make bitcoin investors a small fortune?

Value of cryptocurrency has risen by 26.5 per cent since president announced he would raise tariffs on Chinese imports.

17 May 2019 - 9:29PM

Value of cryptocurrency has risen by 26.5 per cent since president announced he would raise tariffs on Chinese imports.

Did the US-China trade war and Donald Trump just make bitcoin investors a small fortune?
Trade war could slice 1 per cent off China’s economic growth, top party official says

Politburo Standing Committee member Wang Yang reveals ‘worst case scenario’ at business forum in Beijing but says dispute will not do any long-term damage.

17 May 2019 - 11:29PM

Politburo Standing Committee member Wang Yang reveals ‘worst case scenario’ at business forum in Beijing but says dispute will not do any long-term damage.

Trade war could slice 1 per cent off China’s economic growth, top party official says
Alibaba, Tencent earnings to be watched for clues on consumer sentiment in China as trade war swirls

China’s big tech companies are not huge exporters but could be affected by souring consumer sentiment going forward

15 May 2019 - 2:02PM

China’s big tech companies are not huge exporters but could be affected by souring consumer sentiment going forward

Alibaba, Tencent earnings to be watched for clues on consumer sentiment in China as trade war swirls