China announces regulations for 'unreliable entity' list

HONG KONG (AP) — China’s Ministry of Commerce on Saturday issued regulations for its “unreliable entity” list, aimed at foreign companies it says endanger its national sovereignty, security or develop...

Hong Kong: No information on reported detentions in Taiwan

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that Taiwan has not disclosed information about the reported detentions of five Hong Kongers who may have attempted to flee there by boat to e...

China confirms it detained 12 Hong Kongers at sea last month

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese authorities have confirmed the criminal detention of 12 Hong Kongers who were allegedly attempting to travel illegally to Taiwan by boat last month, while the foreign ministry...

China becoming battleground for plant-based meat makers

HONG KONG (AP) — China has become a battleground for plant-based meat companies looking to tap into the world’s largest market for meat-consumption. American plant-based meat compan...

Hong Kong arrests 15 on suspicion of stock manipulation

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police have arrested 15 people on suspicion of manipulating the stock price of media tycoon Jimmy Lai’s company Next Digital and making millions in profit. ...

China launches initiative for global data security issues

HONG KONG (AP) — China has launched an initiative to address global data security issues, a countermove to the U.S. “clean network” program that is aimed at discouraging other countries from using Chi...

UN experts raise concerns over Hong Kong security law

HONG KONG (AP) — Seven human rights experts affiliated with the U.N. raised concerns over Hong Kong’s national security law in a letter addressed to Chinese authorities, saying that the law infringed ...

Hong Kong begins mass-testing for virus amid public doubts

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong began a voluntary mass-testing program for coronavirus Tuesday as part of a strategy to break the chain of transmission in the city's third outbreak of the disease. ...

Arrests made at Hong Kong protest a year after police clash

HONG KONG (AP) — Police in Hong Kong used pepper spray and made several arrests as dozens of protesters gathered Monday at a subway station to mark the anniversary of a violent clash last year that st...

China intercepts boat with activists suspected on board

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese authorities have arrested at least 10 people, including a Hong Kong pro-democracy activist, after its coast guard intercepted a speedboat believed to be heading to Taiwan, med...

Hong Kong police arrest 2 opposition lawmakers over protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested 16 people Wednesday on charges related to anti-government protests last year, including two opposition lawmakers. Pro-de...

Hit by virus surge, Hong Kong offers free tests to everyone

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong will offer free coronavirus tests to its residents starting Sept. 1 as it grapples with its worst outbreak since the pandemic began, leader Carrie Lam said Friday. ...

Hong Kong government slams US decision to suspend treaties

HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong government on Thursday condemned the U.S.’s decision to suspend bilateral extradition and tax exemption treaties with the semi-autonomous Chinese city, saying it was bei...

Hong Kong media tycoon relieved he wasn't sent to China

HONG KONG (AP) — Jimmy Lai had just finished his morning exercise and was catching up on the news when the police arrived. “There were 15, 20 policemen there, and they said I was und...

As Hong Kongers seek to emigrate, some simply can’t leave

HONG KONG (AP) — Pamela Lam’s 6-year-old son fell in love with the Hong Kong protest anthem, ‘Glory to Hong Kong’, the first time he heard it, and he loves singing it, at home, in the shower, and some...