Geopolitics
Hong Kong City: In a major development,  Hong Kong's legislature has formally withdrawn a controversial extradition bill which had triggered violent protests in the city for the past several months.   more
Hong Kong leader agrees to declare scrapping of extradition bill

Hong Kong City: Amid weeks of protests, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is all set to formally withdraw on Wednesday afternoon the much-despised extradition bill, media reports said.

Hong Kong police use tear gas to disperse protesters in city's Northwest

Beijing (Sputnik/UNI) Hong Kong police said on Monday it had resorted to using tear gas to disperse violent protesters, who were hurling stones at law enforcement officers in the Tin Shui ...

Hong Kong leader apologizes over Extradition Bill

Beijing (Sputnik/UNI) - Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has apologized over a controversial extradition bill and vowed to accept all criticism, in a statement published on Sunday.

Hong Kong police use pepper spray, tear gas against Extradition Bill protesters - Reports

Moscow (Sputnik/UNI): Anti-riot police in Hong Kong have used pepper spay and tear gas against activists as thousands of people have gathered near the Legislative Council (LegCo) on Wedne ...

Over 1Mln protest in Hong Kong against amendment to extradition bill: Reports

Beijing (Sputnik/UNI) Over one million people took to the streets of the Chinese special administrative region of Hong Kong to protest against the new amendment to government’s extr ...

RTHK replaces BBC World Service with China National Radio, subscribers see red

Victoria, Sep 4 (JEN): Hong Kong's public broadcaster Radio Television Hong Kong has scraped BBC World Service channel from its air wave on Monday, replacing it with Chinese state-run China ...