Taiwan Kaohsiung mayor's meeting with Chinese official draws flak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Critics in Hong Kong and Taiwan slammed Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) after he met a Chinese government official in the former British colony Friday. Han is on a tour...

Hong Kong top court overturns prison sentences for activists

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's highest court on Tuesday overturned prison sentences for three young pro-democracy activists convicted for their roles in kicking off 2014's "Umbrella Movement" protests i...

China slams US lawmakers for nominating activists for prize

BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday criticized U.S. Congress members who nominated Hong Kong's 2014 pro-democracy protest movement and three of its most prominent student leaders for the Nobel Peace Prize....

Young Hong Kong activists in court to appeal prison terms

HONG KONG (AP) — Three young Hong Kong activists, including Joshua Wong, are making a last-ditch attempt to overturn prison sentences for their roles in sparking 2014's massive pro-democracy protests ...

Hong Kong court grants activist Wong's prison appeal bid

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's top court has granted a bid by young democracy activist Joshua Wong to appeal his prison sentence. Tuesday's decision gives Wong and fellow activist Nath...

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CHINA-PARTY CONGRESS — The ruling Communist Party formally lifted Xi Jinping's status to China's most powerful ruler in decades, setting the stage for the authoritarian leader to tighten his grip over...

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong freed on bail pending appeal

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's highest court has freed pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong and Nathan Law on bail pending an appeal of their prison sentences after they were convicted of sparking massiv...

Hong Kong democracy activists Joshua Wong, Nathan Law freed on bail pending appeal of case related to 2014 protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong democracy activists Joshua Wong, Nathan Law freed on bail pending appeal of case related to 2014 protests.

Hong Kong leader denies interference in court's decision

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader has denied there was any political interference in a court's decision last week to send three young protest leaders to jail. Hong Kong Chief Execu...

The Latest: Court sends Hong Kong activists to prison

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong protest leaders (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A court has overturned the earlier sentences of young Hong Kong activist Jo...

One Hong Kong, two sentiments after 20 years of Chinese rule

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is planning a big party as it marks 20 years under Chinese rule. But many people in the former British colony are not in the mood to celebrate. Fireworks, ...