Hong Kong suspends trains, again rallies after 'dark day'

HONG KONG (AP) — All subway and train services were suspended, lines formed at the cash machines of shuttered banks, and shops were closed as Hong Kong dusted itself off and then started marchin...

Wong says 'This is war' after HK cop uses protester as human shield

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Sunday (Sept. 29) of a Hong Kong protester being pinned down by a police officer and used as a human shield, prompting activist Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) to writ...

Hong Kong pro-democracy rally ends early as violence erupts

A massive pro-democracy rally Saturday in downtown Hong Kong ended early after violence broke out, with police firing tear gas and a water cannon after protesters threw bricks and Molotov cocktails at...

Thousands rally to commemorate 2014 Hong Kong protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people gathered Saturday for a rally in downtown Hong Kong, belting out songs, speeches and slogans to mark the fifth anniversary of the start of the 2014 Umbrella ...

The Latest: Thousands gather at Hong Kong park for protest

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Thousands of people have started to gather at a park in downtown Hong Kong, beltin...

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong to run in local election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) announced Saturday (September 28) he will run for a district council seat in November and warned any attempt to disqualify h...

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong to run for local office

HONG KONG (AP) — Prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong has announced plans to contest local elections and warns that any attempt to disqualify him will only spur more support for monthslong pro-dem...

China attacks Pelosi for meeting Hong Kong activists

China’s foreign ministry on Thursday accused U.S. congressional leader Nancy Pelosi of making irresponsible remarks about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, one day after she welcomed activist...

'This is a plea for democracy': HK protest leaders urge US lawmakers to take action

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pro-democracy Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Denise Ho testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday (Sept. 17), pleading with lawmakers to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and De...

In leaderless Hong Kong movement, Joshua Wong just 1 voice

HONG KONG (AP) — Overseas, Joshua Wong has emerged as a prominent face of Hong Kong's months-long protests for full democracy. At home, he is just another protester. The activist known fo...

In leaderless Hong Kong movement, Joshua Wong just 1 voice

HONG KONG (AP) — Overseas, Joshua Wong has emerged as a prominent face of Hong Kong's months-long protests for full democracy. At home, he is just another protester. The activist kno...

Photo of the Day: One country, one system, one-eye point-of-view

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Thursday (Sept. 12), an American illustrator on social media posted his latest cartoon, which refers to a female Kong Kong protestor who suffered severe damage to her eye as...

The Latest: Joshua Wong defends meeting with German official

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 9 p.m. Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong is defending the decision of Germany's f...

Merkel: Germany must engage in rights dialogue with China

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it's important for her country to engage in dialogue with China, including on issues such as human rights. Speaking to lawmakers du...

The Latest: China hits Germany over Hong Kong activist visit

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:50 p.m. China has sharply criticized Germany for a meeting with Hong Kong pro-democrac...