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Hong Kong Catholic cardinal denies charges over relief fund

HONG KONG (AP) — Former Hong Kong Catholic leader Cardinal Joseph Zen and five others have denied charges for allegedly failing to register a relief fund aimed at financially assisting protesters who ...

Hong Kong: Why Catholics are worried over free speech

The arrest of prominent pro-democracy figures in Hong Kong, including 90-year-old Cardinal Joseph Zen, is raising concerns among some members of the city's Catholic community that the national sec...

Arrested Hong Kong cardinal a fiery critic of Beijing

HONG KONG (AP) — Cardinal Joseph Zen, the 90-year-old Catholic cleric arrested by Hong Kong police on national security charges, has long been a fiery critic of Beijing's control of religion and polit...

Catholic cardinal, others arrested on Hong Kong security law

HONG KONG (AP) — A 90-year-old Roman Catholic cardinal, a singer and at least two others have been arrested in Hong Kong on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces to endanger China’s national secu...

Over 50% of people would turn to VPNs if social media platforms like Instagram were banned in Hong Kong

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 11 May 2022 - Digital Business Lab and Standard Insights conducted a survey campaign in Hong Kong to understand the active population's perception, preferences, and ...

Hong Kong leader says China patriots now firmly in charge

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Monday that Chinese patriots are now firmly in charge of the city following the election of its new leader, who ran unopposed in a process controlled ...

EXPLAINER: What comes next with John Lee leading Hong Kong?

HONG KONG (AP) — There was little doubt about John Lee's election as Hong Kong's next leader. The city's former security chief received more than 99% of the vote from a committee st...

Beijing loyalist John Lee elected as Hong Kong's next leader

HONG KONG (AP) — John Lee, a hard-line security chief who oversaw a crackdown on Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, was elected as the city’s next leader on Sunday in a vote cast by a largely pro-Bei...

Hong Kong's next leader set to be endorsed by pro-Beijing elites

(Reuters) - Hong Kong's leader-in-waiting, John Lee, is expected to be endorsed for the city's top job on Sunday by a committee stacked with pro-Beijing loyalists, as the financial hub attempt...

Hong Kong: Ex-security chief John Lee named new leader

Hong Kong elected a new leader, John Lee, on Sunday. Lee, 64, is set to replace Carrie Lamas Hong Kong's next chief executive on July 1. Lee was the former chief secretary of Hong Kong before h...

China installing former security chief as Hong Kong leader

HONG KONG (AP) — China is installing a career security official as the new leader of Hong Kong in the culmination of a sweeping political transformation that has gutted any opposition in the Asian fin...

Hong Kong election: Will the crackdown on rights and freedoms continue?

Around 1,500 members of Hong Kong's election committee are expected to cast their votes on Sunday to choose the next chief executive for the semi-autonomous Chinese city. Hong Kong's former c...

What's next in the investigation of the Supreme Court leak?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts, in ordering an investigation into an “egregious breach of trust” in the leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion on abortion, tasked a relatively unknown cou...

Hong Kong’s John Lee pledges to enact local security law

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s only candidate for the upcoming leadership elections pledged Friday to enact a long-shelved local legislation to protect against security threats and vowed to increase the...

2 S Koreans arrested for spying for N Korea, paid in crypto

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean army captain and a businessman have been arrested and indicted for allegedly stealing military secrets under the direction of a North Korean spy who lured them...