HONG KONG

  • Hong Kong government, democracy protest leaders begin talks 2 days ago

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong authorities and pro-democracy protest leaders sat down for talks aimed at ending weeks of rallies that have paralysed the city's streets, on the same day the city's leader ruled out democratic reforms. The crucial talks began just hours after Hong Kong chief executive Leung Chun-ying said...
  • China says Hong Kong protests an attempt to seek independence 3 days ago

    Beijing: China has termed the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong an attempt to seek self-determination and independence, as it grappled to deal with the student-led movement that has occupied parts of the financial hub for more than three weeks. For the first time, the ruling Communist Party's official organ the People's...
  • Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes, talks set for Tuesday 3 days ago

    Hong Kong: A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong as pro-democracy protests entered their fourth week, with the government having limited options to end the crisis and demonstrators increasingly willing to confront police. Dozens of people were reportedly injured in two nights of clashes that began late on Friday in...
  • 20 injured in new Hong Kong protest violence 4 days ago

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong police clashed with protesters, with the government saying 20 people were injured in a fourth night of violence after nearly three weeks of largely peaceful pro-democracy rallies. Dozens of police with shields and helmets pushed into a crowd of protesters gathered at barricades in the northern...
  • Fifth-place finish for SSP Chowrasia in Hong Kong 4 days ago

    Hong Kong: SSP Chowrasia's superb comeback continued with yet another fine finish as he ended a creditable tied fifth at the Hong Kong Open golf here on Sunday. The 36-year-old two-time winner of joint-sanctioned events carded a final round of three-under 67, despite a closing bogey that ultimately proved costly. It was...
  • Hong Kong activists regroup; police chief warns safety at risk 4 days ago

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong pro-democracy activists recaptured parts of a core protest zone from police early on Saturday after hours of turmoil that the city's police chief warned undermined order and jeopardised public safety. Dozens of people were injured in the skirmishes, including 18 police, which raged through the night as...
  • Jyoti Randhawa tied 6th at Hong Kong Open 5 days ago

    Hong Kong: Jyoti Randhawa, in tied sixth, was the best placed Indian golfer after the third round of the $1.3 million Hong Kong Open on Saturday. Randhawa battled to a 68 while overnight leader Ernie Els of South Africa registered a disappointing 71 in a rollercoaster round to slip to tied...
  • Hong Kong police arrest 26 amid street clashes 5 days ago

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong riot police battled with thousands of pro-democracy protesters for control of the city's streets, using pepper spray and batons to hold back defiant activists who returned to a protest zone that officers had partially cleared. Police and activists engaged in running clashes in Mong Kok's dense grid...
  • Hong Kong police swoop in on democracy protest site 6 days ago

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong police partially cleared a democracy protest site in a raid on Friday, tearing down tents and barricades hours after the city's embattled leader reopened his offer of talks to end nearly three weeks of disruptive demonstrations. The Mongkok site has seen violent scuffles between demonstrators calling for...
  • Hong Kong police move in against protest zone 6 days ago

    Hong Kong: Dozens of Hong Kong police arrived at a pro-democracy protest zone to remove barricades in a dawn raid. Officers in riot helmets and shields descended on the district of Mong Kok to take down some of the tents and canopies there. Police said they were not trying to...
  • Jyoti Randhawa turns clock back, leads in Hong Kong Open 1 week ago

    Hong Kong: Jyoti Randhawa turned the clock back as he holed 23 putts en-route to a six-under-par 64 to grab the first round lead at the US 1.3 million Dollars Hong Kong Open on Thursday. The 2002 Asian Tour number one said he 'putted his heart out' in a round of...
  • Hong Kong Police pepper sprays protesters, China blocks BBC's website 1 week ago

    Hong Kong police used pepper spray on Thursday to stop pro-democracy protesters from blocking a major road near the office of the city's embattled leader amid public anger over the police beating of a protester a day earlier. At police headquarters in the nearby entertainment district of Wan Chai, hundreds of...
  • China says no need 'so far' for PLA deployment in Hong Kong 1 week ago

    Hong Kong: China sees no need "so far" for its army to be deployed in Hong Kong to contain democracy protests, a Beijing official said today, without ruling out the prospect after violent overnight clashes. Rumours have frequently swept protest camps that the People's Liberation Army (PLA), which maintains a garrison...
  • Hong Kong tycoon calls for protests to end after tension over police beating 1 week ago

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong's most prominent tycoon, Li Ka-shing, on Wednesday urged protesters who have occupied parts of the city since late last month to go home, after police mounted their toughest action against the democracy activists in more than a week. Police arrested about 45 protesters in the early hours...
  • Anirban Lahiri, Rahil Gangjee upbeat about Hong Kong Open October 15, 2014

    Hong Kong: Indian golfers Anirban Lahiri and Rahil Gangjee on Wednesday spoke of their eagerness to play in the Hong Kong Open, expressing their confidence of putting up a good show in the $1.3 million tournament. "I had a really good outing last year. I played really well and had my...
  • Police and protesters in violent clashes in Hong Kong October 15, 2014

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong police and protesters clashed early on Wednesday in some of the most violent scenes since pro-democracy demonstrations began more than a fortnight ago, leading to several arrests. Hundreds of officers scuffled with protesters guarding newly erected barricades on a main road next to the city's government headquarters,...
  • Messi, Higuain score twice as Argentina thrash Hong Kong 7-0 October 14, 2014

    Lionel Messi scored twice after coming off the bench as an experimental Argentina side destroyed Hong Kong 7-0 in an international friendly mismatch on Tuesday. Argentina fielded a completely different line-up from the one which lost to Brazil last week but the World Cup finalists still waltzed to a facile triumph. The...
  • Hong Kong sympathisers plan 'Occupy Tiananmen' campaign October 9, 2014

    Beijing: The "Occupy Tiananmen" movement has posted a request on Twitter for Beijing residents to take to the streets with umbrellas next Saturday in a show of solidarity with the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement that has the umbrella as its symbol. The tweet recommends that supporters come out from 11 am...
  • Hong Kong government 'calls off student talks' October 9, 2014

    Hong Kong: The Hong Kong government has called off talks with the Federation of Students scheduled for Friday. The cancellation was in response to recent remarks made by student representatives which "undermined the basis for a constructive dialogue", Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said at a press briefing, South China...
  • Ten-foot statue of a man with an umbrella becomes symbol of Hong Kong protest October 9, 2014

    In Hong Kong, the pro democracy protests may be shrinking in size with each passing day, but student protesters say they have not given up yet. CNN's Ivan Watson reports how a ten foot statue of a man holding a umbrella and graffiti on the walls of city buildings- have...
  • Hong Kong protest numbers dwindle as talks make slow progress October 8, 2014

    Hong Kong: Small groups of pro-democracy demonstrators remained on Hong Kong's streets after protest leaders agreed to talks with the government and students returned to school for exams. Talks between the government and student leaders are progressing at a snail's pace, although even protest organisers are now acutely worried that...
  • Hong Kong protests at crossroads as traffic, frustration pile up October 7, 2014

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong's dwindling pro-democracy protesters relaxed blockades of key places on Tuesday, allowing some business supplies in and out, although traffic was still largely snarled and talks with the government offered little hope of a quick solution. Hundreds of protesters in the second week of their campaign for greater...
  • Hong Kong activists agree to talks as protests shrink October 7, 2014

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong protest leaders said late on Monday they had agreed to hold talks with the government as their numbers dwindled and they faced growing pressure to end their pro-democracy sit-in. The mass rallies that had drawn tens of thousands evaporated on Sunday night in the face of a...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 6, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle October 6, 2014

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  • News 360: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, India retaliates October 6, 2014

    Pakistan violated ceasefire yet again on Monday as its troops fired on Indian villages killing five people and injuring 30 others. ...
  • Chinese media warns against Hong Kong-style protests in China October 5, 2014

    Beijing: Wary over the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong spreading to China, the official media said that any attempt to launch a "colour revolution" in the mainland would be futile and a day dream. "Any intention among a small number of people to hold a colour revolution on the mainland...
  • Hong Kong protesters stage massive, defiant rally October 5, 2014

    Hong Kong: Pro-democracy protesters were defiant in the face of attacks by opponents and warnings by the Hong Kong government to clear the streets, staging a massive rally on Saturday evening in the downtown business district they've occupied for a week. "Democracy now! Democracy in Hong Kong!" thousands chanted as speakers...
  • Hong Kong protesters be cleared by Monday: Chief executive October 5, 2014

    Hong Kong: In the wake of further violent clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive Leung Chun-ying on Saturday said the streets must be cleared of the pro-democracy protests by Monday, the Guardian reported. Leung said it in a TV address as legislators suggested government might act to clear streets no later than...
  • Hong Kong protests: Student leaders call off talks with government October 4, 2014

    Protests continue in Hong Kong as student leaders call off talks with the government. On Friday night pro-democracy protestors and opponents clashed in Hong Kong. "Police are allowing violence, students claim that they were beaten and molested," said a student. ...