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Hundreds rally against Hong Kong police for arresting social workers trying to mediate during clashes with anti-government protesters

Police have accused social workers and lawmakers of obstructing them, but groups claim they were just trying to help people who had been arrested.

16 Sep 2019 - 10:58PM

Police have accused social workers and lawmakers of obstructing them, but groups claim they were just trying to help people who had been arrested.

Hundreds rally against Hong Kong police for arresting social workers trying to mediate during clashes with anti-government protesters
Hong Kong protests: hundreds of pupils hold peaceful rally in Central as parents, teachers and opposition lawmakers offer support

The six pupils who organised the event in Edinburgh Place said 500 people attended the rally, which lasted for more than three hours.

14 Sep 2019 - 11:34PM

The six pupils who organised the event in Edinburgh Place said 500 people attended the rally, which lasted for more than three hours.

Hong Kong protests: hundreds of pupils hold peaceful rally in Central as parents, teachers and opposition lawmakers offer support
Attacks reported at Lennon Walls in Hang Hau, Fortress Hill and Kowloon Bay as pro-government groups retaliate against Hong Kong protesters

Police say mob assault man in Hang Hau – and video shows pro-government group scuffling with residents in Fortress Hill.

15 Sep 2019 - 12:27AM

Police say mob assault man in Hang Hau – and video shows pro-government group scuffling with residents in Fortress Hill.

Attacks reported at Lennon Walls in Hang Hau, Fortress Hill and Kowloon Bay as pro-government groups retaliate against Hong Kong protesters
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam needs to be the public’s punching bag to quell anti-government protests, says former Legislative Council chief Jasper Tsang

Former president of the legislature says government needs to play catch-up in getting its message out to the public. Comments come as Carrie Lam invites local councillors for talks, a plan already criticised by a member of her own cabinet.

14 Sep 2019 - 11:34PM

Former president of the legislature says government needs to play catch-up in getting its message out to the public. Comments come as Carrie Lam invites local councillors for talks, a plan already criticised by a member of her own cabinet.

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam needs to be the public’s punching bag to quell anti-government protests, says former Legislative Council chief Jasper Tsang
In the line of fire: well-connected Hong Kong neighbourhood Prince Edward bears the brunt of anti-government unrest

Prince Edward’s convenient transport links were a good thing for residents and businesses, until they contributed to a wave of violent clashes between protesters and police. Unfounded rumours about deaths at a railway station have not helped either.

14 Sep 2019 - 2:00PM

Prince Edward’s convenient transport links were a good thing for residents and businesses, until they contributed to a wave of violent clashes between protesters and police. Unfounded rumours about deaths at a railway station have not helped either.

In the line of fire: well-connected Hong Kong neighbourhood Prince Edward bears the brunt of anti-government unrest
Tung Chung: another Hong Kong district turned into a front line for anti-government protests

Residents in the Lantau tourist and travel hub have complained in recent years over the influx of mainland Chinese visitors. But recent anti-government protests have brought disruption, and a different kind of problem: no one wants to visit.

14 Sep 2019 - 10:00AM

Residents in the Lantau tourist and travel hub have complained in recent years over the influx of mainland Chinese visitors. But recent anti-government protests have brought disruption, and a different kind of problem: no one wants to visit.

Tung Chung: another Hong Kong district turned into a front line for anti-government protests
Hongkongers march on US consulate to call for human rights help

Thousands of protesters march to US consulate in the city, calling on Washington officials to back Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act.

8 Sep 2019 - 8:25PM

Thousands of protesters march to US consulate in the city, calling on Washington officials to back Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act.

Hongkongers march on US consulate to call for human rights help
Anti-government protests could be causing insomnia as survey shows more than half of Hongkongers did not sleep enough in August

More than half of Hong Kong people suffered from sleep deprivation in August, finds survey conducted on 173 working people aged between 20 and 45.

7 Sep 2019 - 9:00AM

More than half of Hong Kong people suffered from sleep deprivation in August, finds survey conducted on 173 working people aged between 20 and 45.

Anti-government protests could be causing insomnia as survey shows more than half of Hongkongers did not sleep enough in August
Right to die: proposed changes to law would allow Hongkongers to choose treatment they want to receive if they become terminally ill

Proposal welcomed by those concerned with care of elderly and end-of-life issues, but they say more needs to be done including having many more doctors to explain options to patients and family members.

7 Sep 2019 - 8:27AM

Proposal welcomed by those concerned with care of elderly and end-of-life issues, but they say more needs to be done including having many more doctors to explain options to patients and family members.

Right to die: proposed changes to law would allow Hongkongers to choose treatment they want to receive if they become terminally ill
Hong Kong protests: school pupil injured after being chased by police during anti-government demonstrations in Tai Po

Schoolboy suffers injuries as policeman chases him in front of Confucian Tai Shing Ho Kwok Pui Chun College in Tai Po on second day of citywide strike.

6 Sep 2019 - 1:46PM

Schoolboy suffers injuries as policeman chases him in front of Confucian Tai Shing Ho Kwok Pui Chun College in Tai Po on second day of citywide strike.

Hong Kong protests: school pupil injured after being chased by police during anti-government demonstrations in Tai Po
Thousands attend Hong Kong rally to kick off university class boycott

Sit-in at Chinese University draws an estimated 30,000 at start of two-week strike. School pupils at separate event in Central demand the government listen to protesters’ demands.

2 Sep 2019 - 7:45PM

Sit-in at Chinese University draws an estimated 30,000 at start of two-week strike. School pupils at separate event in Central demand the government listen to protesters’ demands.

Thousands attend Hong Kong rally to kick off university class boycott
Widow of Nobel physics laureate Charles Kao Kuen tells of his battle with Alzheimer’s disease ahead of Hong Kong exhibition celebrating his life

Gwen Kao Wong says keeping active and helping run foundation named for her husband has helped her deal with bereavement.

31 Aug 2019 - 12:00PM

Gwen Kao Wong says keeping active and helping run foundation named for her husband has helped her deal with bereavement.

Widow of Nobel physics laureate Charles Kao Kuen tells of his battle with Alzheimer’s disease ahead of Hong Kong exhibition celebrating his life
Off-duty Hong Kong police officer stabbed in ‘despicable’ attack by three men after leaving work

Masked men, one armed with a knife, attacked him in Kwai Fong MTR station, leaving the officer with bone-deep stab wounds. City’s police chief condemns ‘despicable’ attack.

31 Aug 2019 - 3:20PM

Masked men, one armed with a knife, attacked him in Kwai Fong MTR station, leaving the officer with bone-deep stab wounds. City’s police chief condemns ‘despicable’ attack.

Off-duty Hong Kong police officer stabbed in ‘despicable’ attack by three men after leaving work
Hong Kong police provide personal alarms to children of officers in response to cyberbullying and threats of attack amid worsening protest violence

Thousands of the personal alarms have been dished out at various police stations ahead of the new academic year next week.

31 Aug 2019 - 11:47AM

Thousands of the personal alarms have been dished out at various police stations ahead of the new academic year next week.

Hong Kong police provide personal alarms to children of officers in response to cyberbullying and threats of attack amid worsening protest violence
Hong Kong anti-government protests: class boycott organisers claim support of thousands

Education secretary calls on secondary students not to join the Monday strike, saying schools should be free from politics. But campus groups are already making plans.

30 Aug 2019 - 5:19AM

Education secretary calls on secondary students not to join the Monday strike, saying schools should be free from politics. But campus groups are already making plans.

Hong Kong anti-government protests: class boycott organisers claim support of thousands
Cathay Pacific warns workers against protesting at its Hong Kong International Airport offices on union’s orders

Airline orders staff to report ignore protest, insisting that court injunction on airport security includes its operations hub.

24 Aug 2019 - 11:44PM

Airline orders staff to report ignore protest, insisting that court injunction on airport security includes its operations hub.

Cathay Pacific warns workers against protesting at its Hong Kong International Airport offices on union’s orders
Greenpeace scheme aims to turn Hong Kong into a plastic-free city one community at a time

Business owners and residents in Sha Tin take part in picnic without plastic as green group launches awareness campaign, and restauranter Joyce Ho is happy to give customers incentive to bring own containers.

24 Aug 2019 - 11:00AM

Business owners and residents in Sha Tin take part in picnic without plastic as green group launches awareness campaign, and restauranter Joyce Ho is happy to give customers incentive to bring own containers.

Greenpeace scheme aims to turn Hong Kong into a plastic-free city one community at a time
Demonstrators offer sparkling visions of unity as an estimated 210,000 people form 60km of human chains to encircle city in ‘Hong Kong Way’

Human chains stretched across city, pushing for five demands the government has rejected – some used lights and lasers to create a spectacular sight.

24 Aug 2019 - 11:06AM

Human chains stretched across city, pushing for five demands the government has rejected – some used lights and lasers to create a spectacular sight.

Demonstrators offer sparkling visions of unity as an estimated 210,000 people form 60km of human chains to encircle city in ‘Hong Kong Way’
More than 40 per cent of Hongkongers have low sense of belonging to China, university survey finds

Chinese University study says more than 40 per cent Hongkongers have low or very low sense of belonging to mainland, where their ancestors come from.

22 Aug 2019 - 10:38AM

Chinese University study says more than 40 per cent Hongkongers have low or very low sense of belonging to mainland, where their ancestors come from.

More than 40 per cent of Hongkongers have low sense of belonging to China, university survey finds
Hong Kong protests: man arrested over stabbing of journalist and two other victims at Lennon Wall in Tseung Kwan O tunnel

Accused allegedly asked victims their views on extradition bill protests before launching knife attack.

20 Aug 2019 - 11:25PM

Accused allegedly asked victims their views on extradition bill protests before launching knife attack.

Hong Kong protests: man arrested over stabbing of journalist and two other victims at Lennon Wall in Tseung Kwan O tunnel
Tycoons join tens of thousands to support Hong Kong government over handling of protest crisis

Tens of thousands brave bad weather, waving the national flag, singing the national anthem and chanting ‘No violence, save Hong Kong’.

18 Aug 2019 - 12:02AM

Tens of thousands brave bad weather, waving the national flag, singing the national anthem and chanting ‘No violence, save Hong Kong’.

Tycoons join tens of thousands to support Hong Kong government  over handling of protest crisis
After legal win for LGBT residents, Hong Kong Marriage Equality hopes city can follow in Taiwan’s footsteps

Outfit aims big by focusing on one issue, and looking to win over people who do not already sympathise with the cause.

20 Aug 2019 - 1:23PM

Outfit aims big by focusing on one issue, and looking to win over people who do not already sympathise with the cause.

After legal win for LGBT residents, Hong Kong Marriage Equality hopes city can follow in Taiwan’s footsteps
Pet exposure to tear gas during Hong Kong protests leads animal rights groups to demand restraint from police and demonstrators

Tear-gassed cat clawing at eyes among protest incidents leading animal groups to criticise police tactics, and urge all sides to consider impact on pets.

17 Aug 2019 - 9:00AM

Tear-gassed cat clawing at eyes among protest incidents leading animal groups to criticise police tactics, and urge all sides to consider impact on pets.

Pet exposure to tear gas during Hong Kong protests leads animal rights groups to demand restraint from police and demonstrators
Hong Kong police watchdog says force turned down requests for information on handling of anti-government protests

Independent Police Complaints Council received more than 23,000 items of information including photographs, articles, video clips and links.

15 Aug 2019 - 11:42PM

Independent Police Complaints Council received more than 23,000 items of information including photographs, articles, video clips and links.

Hong Kong police watchdog says force turned down requests for information on handling of anti-government protests
Hong Kong airport protest: how a terrifying night unfolded as demonstrators turned on mainland Chinese men and fought police

Previously peaceful demonstrations at terminal descended into acrimony on fifth day as protesters tried to prevent passengers from reaching departure gates.

15 Aug 2019 - 3:12PM

Previously peaceful demonstrations at terminal descended into acrimony on fifth day as protesters tried to prevent passengers from reaching departure gates.

Hong Kong airport protest: how a terrifying night unfolded  as demonstrators turned on mainland Chinese men and fought  police
Hong Kong police deny planting evidence and say protesters dropped sticks during course of arrest

Video footage of the incident circulated on social media sparking an outcry among protesters, while escalation in violence on Sunday has led to one former member of the police watchdog to suggest officers should be investigated.

13 Aug 2019 - 11:06PM

Video footage of the incident circulated on social media sparking an outcry among protesters, while escalation in violence on Sunday has led to one former member of the police watchdog to suggest officers should be investigated.

Hong Kong police deny planting evidence and say protesters dropped sticks during course of arrest
Hong Kong protests take toll on city’s tourism workers as earnings slump 74 per cent on average over past two months

Trade unions say the impact of continued unrest in Hong Kong is even more severe than the deadly 2003 Sars outbreak.

13 Aug 2019 - 9:29PM

Trade unions say the impact of continued unrest in Hong Kong is even more severe than the deadly 2003 Sars outbreak.

Hong Kong protests take toll on city’s tourism workers as earnings slump 74 per cent on average over past two months
Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Patrick Nip rejects calls for political and electoral reforms, saying ‘emotions are high and mutual mistrust runs deep’

Patrick Nip says restarting reforms at this time would be ‘irresponsible’ and dodges questions whether he and other city leaders should resign.

10 Aug 2019 - 11:31PM

Patrick Nip says restarting reforms at this time would be ‘irresponsible’ and dodges questions whether he and other city leaders should resign.

Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Patrick Nip rejects calls for political and electoral reforms, saying ‘emotions are high and mutual mistrust runs deep’
Catholics march to call for cooling-off period amid Hong Kong’s political unrest

Auxiliary bishop wants ‘both sides to sit down and come to an agreement to move society forward’. Four Christian organisations urge government to listen to protesters’ demands.

9 Aug 2019 - 2:44AM

Auxiliary bishop wants ‘both sides to sit down and come to an agreement to move society forward’. Four Christian organisations urge government to listen to protesters’ demands.

Catholics march to call for cooling-off period amid Hong Kong’s political unrest
Hong Kong hospital unveils plan to evacuate 600 inpatients if unexploded wartime bomb is found during excavations for redevelopment project

Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam is located on site targeted by air raids during World War II and has been forced to evacuate twice before. Three blocks are to be demolished to make way for new building, with excavations expected to begin in September.

7 Aug 2019 - 9:00AM

Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam is located on site targeted by air raids during World War II and has been forced to evacuate twice before. Three blocks are to be demolished to make way for new building, with excavations expected to begin in September.

Hong Kong hospital unveils plan to evacuate 600 inpatients if unexploded wartime bomb is found during excavations for redevelopment project