Hong Kong

Type: Country
Name: Hong Kong
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 7 reports

Hong Kong chief faces new calls to step down as protests continue

A key pro-establishment Hong Kong politician on Friday urged the territory’s chief executive to step down, saying people had lost their trust in the government and a failure to resign would only exacerbate societal divisions.With democracy protests having ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 35 mins ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 33 reports

Hong Kong Students May Shun Furhter Talks with Government as Protests Continue

Hong Kong: Hong Kong student leaders said on Wednesday they may shun further talks with the government, accusing it of failing to make any meaningful offers to end weeks of mass pro-democracy protests and roadblocks. The comments are a blow to the city's ... [Published HighBeam Research - 17 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

Former HK chief executive calls for end of occupation

Hong Kong’s former Chief Executive, Tung Chee-hwa, has said the Occupy Central protest is tearing Hong Hong’s community apart and is severely affecting the city’s economy and livelihood. Tung, who is also vice-chairman of the Chinese People’s Political ... [Published CNTV - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 14 reports

Hong Kong protesters to vote on staying in streets

Anti-occupied protesters holding Chinese national flag, demand to remove the barricade …Anti-occupied protesters demand to remove the barricade in the occupied area in the …Protesters stand guard at an altar of Chinese Taoist God of War, Guan Yu, set ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 6 reports

China says U.N. rights covenant no measure for Hong Kong reform

China rebuffed a U.N. call for full political rights for Hong Kong on Friday, saying that an international covenant on such rights was not a "measure for reform" in the Chinese-ruled territory. The U.N. Human Rights Committee on Thursday said residents ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 3 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 11 reports

Hong Kong's Protesters Not Going Home, Says Former Government Official

“Time to go home,” former Hong Kong Chief Executive Tung Chee-hua told pro-democracy protesters today. The students “haven’t continued this for 20-odd days only to retreat with nothing in hand,” said Anson Chan, who served as Hong Kong chief secretary ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 31 reports

U.N. Human Rights Panel Urges China To Allow Free Elections in Hong Kong

Photo Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong's Mong Kok neighborhood on Thursday.  Credit Damir Sagolj/Reuters HONG KONG — The United Nations Human Rights Committee urged China on Thursday to allow elections in Hong Kong[1] without restrictions on who ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 18 reports

The Saxophone Player in Hong Kong

The pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have entangled an unlikely celebrity: Kenny G. On a recent visit, the saxophonist tweeted a photograph (since deleted, screenshot here ) of himself standing alongside several protesters and flashing the “victory” ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 21 reports

Anti-occupy demonstrators attempt to clear Hong Kong protests

Dozens of anti-occupy demonstrators attempted to clear out pro-democracy protesters from central Hong Kong on Wednesday October 22. However the pro-democracy supporters reinforced the barricades that remained, determined to continue a protest that has ... [Published EuroNews - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 23 reports

Hong Kong's isolated crusade

By Donald KirkThe demonstrations in Hong Kong are at a critical stage. In the spirit of democracy movements in Korea, the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand, these protesters are not giving up. Unlike demonstrators elsewhere, those in Hong Kong have ... [Published Korea Times - Oct 23 2014]
Entities: Hong Kong, Protest, Beijing
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 39 reports

UK says likely to review tear gas sales to Hong Kong after protests

LONDON, Oct 22 ( ) - Britain said on Wednesday it waslikely to consider whether it needed to block British firmsexporting tear gas to Hong Kong after police there used itagainst pro-democracy protesters.Britain disclosed it was reviewing the matter as ... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 28 reports

Hong Kong Protesters Plan March After Fruitless Talks With Government

MOSCOW, October 22 (RIA Novosti) - Hong Kong protesters plan to march to the residence of city leader Leung Chun-ying on Wednesday, to voice their demands for greater democracy, only a day after talks between student leaders and the government failed ... [Published Russia Profile - Oct 22 2014]

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