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China accuses US of ‘political plot’ to thwart its development after House okays Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act

The legislation paves the way for sanctions against individuals deemed responsible for actions to undermine Hong Kong’s autonomy.
A worker removes a large poster from a building ahead of NBA Shanghai Game 2019 between Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers at the Lujiazui Zhengda Plaza on October 9, 2019 in Shanghai, China.

All of the NBA’s partners in China have suspended ties as the firestorm over Daryl Morey’s Hong Kong tweet heats up

All 11 of the NBA's Chinese sponsors have suspended ties with the league as the feud over a Hong Kong tweet continues to escalate.

An NBA executive is facing major backlash in China after tweeting support for the Hong Kong protests

Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets, voiced support for the Hong Kong protests. Fans, sponsors, and partners in China hit back.
A protester makes a gesture during a protest on June 12, 2019 in Hong Kong China. Large crowds of protesters gathered in central Hong Kong as the city braced for another mass rally in a show of strength against the government over a divisive plan to allow extraditions to China.

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces a ban on anything that covers a person’s face as violence in the city’s protests intensifies

At a press conference on Friday local time, Lam said her decision to ban face masks was necessary as protests have caused "serious public danger."
A still from a video of a Hong Kong Police officer just before he shot Tsang Chi-kin, 18, in the chest on Tuesday.

An 18-year-old protester who was shot in the chest at point-blank range by Hong Kong police will be charged with assault

The man was shot during clashes with police in Tsuen Wan on Tuesday, marking the first time that live fire was used since protests began in June.
A still from a video of a Hong Kong Police officer just before he shot Tsang Chi-kin, 18, in the chest on Tuesday.

Hong Kong Police say shooting an 18-year-old student protester in the chest was ‘reasonable and lawful’ as he recovers in hospital

Fellow protesters prayed for Tsang Chi-kin, 18, on Wednesday after he was shot in the lung by a cornered police office in Tseun Wan on Tuesday.

Hong Kong protests: Unarmed man seriously hurt after anti-government demonstrators attack him while others clapped

The man is seen kneeling down in surrender. But his attackers continue raining blows, cheered on by others who clap their hands.

A China state-run newspaper has claimed Hong Kong protesters are planning terror attacks on 9/11

One commenter said it was "insanely inappropriate to spread false information like this. Horribly wrong”.

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing calls on those in power to show humanity and provide a ‘way out’ for young people in protest crisis

The billionaire says ‘both sides should try to put their feet in another’s shoes’, to turn big troubles into small ones.