Hong Kong Activists Urge Mass Protest amid 'Whole New Level of Intimidation, Violence' - The News Lens International (press release)

Democracy activists, alleging police brutality and widespread harassment from pro-Beijing thugs, have called on Hong Kongers to take to the streets this afternoon. Listen. powerd by Cyberon. Loader. [Additional reporting by AFP]. Pro-democracy ...

20 years of Chinese rule: Xi warns Hong Kong to toe the line, swears in new leader - Hindustan Times

The Chinese President was addressing dignitaries after swearing in Hong Kong's first female leader, Carrie Lam. world Updated: Jul 01, 2017 10:36 IST. Reuters, Hong Kong. Xi Jinping. Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers his speech during the 20th ...

Chinese President Xi Jinping inspects troubled HK$117 billion mega bridge on final day of Hong Kong trip - South China Morning Post

Chinese President Xi Jinping inspected the construction site of the controversy-ridden Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge on Saturday morning before wrapping up his three-day visit in Hong Kong. Hong Kong News. Get updates direct to your inbox. E-mail *.

How Long Can Hong Kong Continue to Check Beijing's Conscience? - Townhall

This July 1st marks the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China. Chinese President Xi is visiting Hong Kong to commemorate the occasion. He'll attend a series of highly choreographed events, including overseeing the swearing-in ceremony of ...

Development top priority for HK: Xi - Xinhua

HONG KONG, July 1 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping said Saturday Hong Kong should always focus on development as the top priority. "Development, an abiding pursuit, is crucial for Hong Kong's survival, and it holds the golden key to resolving various ...

Hong Kong in Photos: 1997 to 2017 - Voice of America

On Saturday, Hong Kong marked 20 years since the end of British colonial rule, when the Asian financial hub was handed back to mainland China. The territory has seen tumultuous times since July 1, 1997, with economic turmoil, outbreaks of disease and ...