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Hong Kong: Chinese special administrative region
Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (HKSAR), is a special administrative region on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in southern China. With over 7.4 million people of various nationalities in a 1,104-square-kilometre (426 sq mi) territory, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world.

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Protesters left on besieged Hong Kong campus weigh options

At least eight protesters who had been holding out at a trashed Hong Kong university surrendered on Friday, while others searched for escape routes past the riot police surrounding the campus.
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Trump says administration to take 'good look' at Hong Kong rights bill

President Donald Trump said on Friday his administration would take a "good luck" at a Hong Kong bill that passed the U.S. Congress nearly unanimously, as lawmakers awaited his decision on whether he..
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Videos for Hong Kong


Trump Takes Credit For Troops Not 'Obliterating' Hong Kong [Video]Trump Takes Credit For Troops Not 'Obliterating' Hong Kong

President Donald Trump said he is the reason China has not “obliterated” Hong Kong. According to Politico, protesters have been marching against Beijing for months. He said: “A million soldiers..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Hong Kong holds local elections amid crisis [Video]Hong Kong holds local elections amid crisis

Voting is likely to be dominated by the struggle over the territory’s relationship with mainland China as anti-Beijing protests continue.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:25Published

Hong Kong Protests: violence escalates at Polytechnic University Campus [Video]Hong Kong Protests: violence escalates at Polytechnic University Campus

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 09:19Published

How are the Hong Kong protests affecting the economy? [Video]How are the Hong Kong protests affecting the economy?

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:59Published

Hong Kong designer turns protest umbrellas into instruments [Video]Hong Kong designer turns protest umbrellas into instruments

When government workers began clearing Harcout Road in central Hong Kong at the start of the long-running protest in June, Kevin Cheung rushed over and salvaged over 36 umbrellas from the refuse...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

Ex-British consulate worker says he was tortured after arrest in China [Video]Ex-British consulate worker says he was tortured after arrest in China

A former employee of the UK consulate in Hong Kong claims he was tortured by Chinese authorities, reports CNN.

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Wall Street ends slightly lower [Video]Wall Street ends slightly lower

U.S. stock indexes dipped slightly Thursday as investors moved to the sidelines with mixed messages and no concrete signs of progress on U.S.-China relations. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

Hong Kong demonstrators remain holed up inside university campus [Video]Hong Kong demonstrators remain holed up inside university campus

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:40Published

Protesters stay holed up in Hong Kong campus [Video]Protesters stay holed up in Hong Kong campus

Fewer than 100 protesters remained holed up in a Hong Kong university on Thursday as riot police encircled the campus, with some activists desperately searching for ways to escape while others hid...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

Alibaba raises up to $12.9 bln in HK listing [Video]Alibaba raises up to $12.9 bln in HK listing

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group raised up to $12.9 billion in a landmark listing in Hong Kong, the largest share sale in the city in nine years. David Pollard reports.

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Former UK consulate employee says Chinese secret police tortured him [Video]Former UK consulate employee says Chinese secret police tortured him

A former employee of Britain’s Hong Kong consulate said Chinese secret police beat him, deprived him of sleep and chained him as they pressed him for information about activists leading the..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:17Published

Raab summons Chinese ambassador over employee torture claims [Video]Raab summons Chinese ambassador over employee torture claims

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has summoned the Chinese ambassador after a former employee of the UK's Hong Kong consulate alleged he was tortured in China. Simon Cheng, a Hong Kong citizen who..

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'Clear message': US Senate backs Hong Kong human rights bill [Video]'Clear message': US Senate backs Hong Kong human rights bill

China condemns passage of bill and says US should stop interfering in affairs of Hong Kong and China.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:32Published

US Senate unanimously passes bill on Hong Kong [Video]US Senate unanimously passes bill on Hong Kong

The United States Senate unanimously passed a bill on Wednesday that would protect human rights in Hong Kong, coming as anti-government protesters continue to be trapped at the Polytechnic University..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:15Published

Hong Kong students leave besieged university campus [Video]Hong Kong students leave besieged university campus

A group of student protesters appeared to leave Hong Kong Polytechnic University on Tuesday night, Reuters footage showed.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:43Published

Hundreds of protesters leave Hong Kong university, scores remain [Video]Hundreds of protesters leave Hong Kong university, scores remain

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:33Published

Arrests and dramatic escapes at Hong Kong's under-siege university [Video]Arrests and dramatic escapes at Hong Kong's under-siege university

Hundreds of protesters have left the under-siege Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, most handing themselves in to police but some through daring escapes. David Doyle reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:25Published

Hong Kong protesters hunker down as police cordon off campus [Video]Hong Kong protesters hunker down as police cordon off campus

About 100 people are thought to be holding out after night of confrontations between protesters and police.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:55Published

Hong Kong leader urges protesters to leave campus peacefully [Video]Hong Kong leader urges protesters to leave campus peacefully

Hong Kong leader urges protesters to leave campus peacefully

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:17Published

Hong Kong police arrest protesters amid violence [Video]Hong Kong police arrest protesters amid violence

Hong Kong police laid siege to a university on Monday, arresting anti-government protesters while firing rubber bullets and tear gas to pin back them back.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

Around 100 protesters surrounded by police at Hong Kong university [Video]Around 100 protesters surrounded by police at Hong Kong university

About 100 anti-government protesters remain holed up at a Hong Kong university as a police siege of the campus entered its third day. City leader Carrie Lam said 600 people had left the Hong Kong..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:03Published

China must honor Hong Kong freedoms -Pompeo [Video]China must honor Hong Kong freedoms -Pompeo

The U.S. is gravely concerned about deepening political unrest and violence in Hong Kong, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday, urging the city's government to take clear steps to address..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Students leave Hong Kong university siege [Video]Students leave Hong Kong university siege

Some of the protesting students sieged by police at a Hong Kong university have been seen voluntarily leaving the building while others staged daring escapes on motorcycles.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

Hong Kong protesters reportedly attempt a daring escape at Polytechnic University [Video]Hong Kong protesters reportedly attempt a daring escape at Polytechnic University

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:12Published

 

Trump vague about whether he will veto bills that back Hong Kong protesters

U.S. President Donald Trump was vague on Friday about whether he would sign or veto legislation to back protesters in Hong Kong as he tries to strike a trade deal with China, and boasted that he alone..
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China envoy warns of 'very bad damage' if Canada follows U.S. lead on Hong Kong

China's new ambassador to Canada on Friday warned Ottawa not to follow the U.S. lead and formally back protesters in Hong Kong, saying such a move would cause "very bad damage" to already poor ties..
Reuters - Published

Trump says he alone stopped massive Chinese crackdown on Hong Kong protests

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he alone was preventing China from crushing protesters in Hong Kong with a million soldiers, as he defended his attempts to strike a trade deal with..
Reuters - Published

Trump says we have a deal with China, 'potentially very close'

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that a trade deal with China is "potentially very close" and that he stands with both the people of Hong Kong and Chinese President Xi Jinping amid massive..
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong's piano man changes his tune to protest anthem

When government workers began to clear up a street back in June, after one of Hong Kong's largest and most violent protests in decades, Kevin Cheung rushed to salvage 36 umbrellas from the debris.
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: Blacklisted Megvii's $500 million HK IPO hit by regulatory setback - sources

Chinese AI firm Megvii Technology's plans for a $500 million listing in Hong Kong have been dealt a setback, with regulators in the city asking the company - which has been blacklisted by the U.S...
Reuters - Published

Few protesters left on trashed HK campus as siege nears end

At least eight protesters who had been holding out at a trashed Hong Kong university surrendered on Friday, while others searched for escape routes past riot police who surrounded the campus but said..
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong's clouds of tear gas spark health panic

Hong Kong residents have become distracted this week by fears of dioxin poisoning, as worry grows about the effects of about 10,000 rounds of tear gas fired across the financial hub over more than five..
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong holds its breath ahead of polls amid lull in violence

Hong Kong is holding its breath ahead of elections on Sunday, which carry added significance after brutal attacks on candidates and months of unrest by protesters seeking the freedom to choose their..
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong hospitals find themselves on protest frontlines

Hong Kong's public hospitals, long known for professionalism, have become a new front in the anti-government protests that have engulfed the city for more than five months.
Reuters - Published

Handful of Hong Kong protesters surrender as university siege nears end

At least eight protesters who had been holding out at a trashed Hong Kong university surrendered early on Friday, while others searched for escape routes past riot police who surrounded the campus but..
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong police chief urges protesters to leave university campus

Protesters holed up at a Hong Kong university campus should leave and there is no deadline to clear them, the city's police chief said on Friday, adding that he hoped for a peaceful resolution to the..
Reuters - Published

Wall Street muted on doubts over progress in U.S.-China trade deal

The S&P 500 and Dow indexes treaded water on Thursday as mixed headlines on U.S-China trade relations and a diplomatic row over the Hong Kong protests added to uncertainty over the timing of a "phase..
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Wall Street slips on conflicting headlines on U.S.-China trade

Wall Street's main indexes fell on Thursday after conflicting headlines on U.S.-China trade relations and a row between the world's top two economies over the Hong Kong protest added to doubts whether..
Reuters - Published

'Too scared to escape': Isolated protesters hold out on trashed Hong Kong campus

Inside the increasingly empty and trashed campus of a Hong Kong university only a handful of activists held out on Thursday as they desperately searched for ways to escape or hide while squads of..
Reuters - Published

Wall Street edges lower after conflicting signals on trade

The three major U.S. indexes fell on Thursday after conflicting headlines on U.S-China trade relations and a row between the world's top two economies over the Hong Kong protest led to uncertainty over..
Reuters - Published

Boy, 12, is youngest person convicted in Hong Kong protests

The child was arrested on his way to school the day after a protest in October.
BBC News - Published

Alibaba, Aramco share sale bonanza fails to produce fee windfall for banks

A late-year rush of giant global share sales led by Alibaba's $13 billion Hong Kong listing and Aramco's $26 billion initial public offering is failing to deliver an equivalent payday for equities..
Reuters - Published

Senior China diplomat says Beijing will never allow anyone to destroy HK's stability

China resolutely opposes U.S. lawmakers' passing of a Hong Kong human rights bill and will never allow anyone to destroy Hong Kong's prosperity and stability, senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said on..
Reuters - Published

Shares falter as China-U.S. row over Hong Kong wrecks trade deal hopes

Global stocks took a beating on Thursday as a fresh row between Washington and Beijing over U.S. legislation on Hong Kong threatened to undermine their trade talks and delay a "phase one" deal that..
Reuters - Published

Explainer: U.S. legislation on Hong Kong: what does it mean?

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation to back protesters in Hong Kong and send a warning to China about human rights, sending two bills to the White House where President Donald..
Reuters - Published

Highlights: Protesters stay holed up on Hong Kong campus, surrounded by riot police

Fewer than 100 protesters remained holed up in a Hong Kong university on Thursday as riot police encircled the campus, with some activists still desperately searching for ways to escape while others..
Reuters - Published

U.S. House passes Hong Kong rights bills, Trump expected to sign

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills to back protesters in Hong Kong and send a warning to China about human rights, with President Donald Trump expected to sign them into..
Reuters - Published

Asian shares slide as Sino-U.S. spat on Hong Kong clouds trade deal outlook

Global shares slid on Thursday as a fresh row between Washington and Beijing over U.S. bills on Hong Kong could complicate their trade negotiation and delay a "phase one" deal that investors had..
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Trump expected to sign Hong Kong human rights legislation: source

U.S President Donald Trump is expected to sign legislation passed by Congress intended to support protesters in Hong Kong, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, a move sure to anger..
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Alibaba to pay banks up to $32.3 million in fees for Hong Kong listing

Alibaba will pay its investment banking syndicate up to $32.3 million for leading its Hong Kong listing which will raise up to $12.9 billion, according to documents filed with U.S. securities..
Reuters - Published

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