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All flights and trains from Wuhan to Hong Kong would be cancelled until further notice
Fil-Am guard Jeremiah Gray saves Alab Pilipinas from a late meltdown against Hong Kong Eastern
The international financial hub is on high alert for the virus, which has killed 17 people since the outbreak started in central China
'For those of us who have been fighting at the front lines, we feel we have not achieved anything,' says one frequent protestor
This is one of the airline's precautionary measures after reports surfaced that 4 family members of Hong Kong's first suspected case of the novel coronavirus arrived in Manila
Health secretary Sophia Chan says the 39-year-old man was 'preliminarily positive,' but a final test result would only be known on January 23
Jimcy Labio is one of the estimated 130,000 Filipinos working in Hong Kong. She shares what makes this region close to her heart.
The rating downgrade is a major blow to Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam, who has struggled to end more than 7 months of huge and often violent pro-democracy protests
'Such appalling acts are not to be condoned,' the police force says
Security officials are called in multiple times to force out pro-democracy lawmakers who shouted slogans and held placards, including one that portrayed the city's chief executive Carrie Lam as a vampire with bat wings
The president of Hong Kong's Professional Teachers' Union says the government is trying to silence teachers
Pro-democracy protesters reward shops and restaurants that support their cause, tagging them 'yellow'. Pro-government and pro-China businesses are tagged 'blue' and frequent targets for vandalism or boycotts.
Human Rights Watch accuses Chinese president Xi Jin Ping of overseeing 'the most brutal and pervasive oppression that China has seen for decades'
(3rd UPDATE) 'Allowing or not allowing someone's entry is China's sovereign right,' foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says
China's foreign affairs ministry accuses Human Rights Watch and other groups of having a 'great responsibility for the chaotic situation in Hong Kong'
The very fact that the protests are still ongoing suggests an acceptance by the populace. Yet, Carrie Lam and the Hong Kong government hold most of the cards in finding real practical solutions, much to Hongkongers' frustration
'One in 5 adults now report probable depression or suspected PTSD, which is comparable to those experiencing armed conflicts, large-scale disasters, or terrorist attacks,' the study says
Luo Huining replaces Wang Zhimin as head of Beijing's Liaison Office in Hong Kong – the most significant personnel change by China since violent pro-democracy protests erupted in the city nearly 7 months ago
May, who has regularly attended rallies as a peaceful protester, has seen violence firsthand. But she doesn't believe that her future husband – a frontline riot officer – would hurt anyone.
The wax figure will debut in Manila before flying off to Madame Tussauds Singapore, Bangkok, and Hong Kong
The marchers are protesting against parallel trading which sees thousands of mainlanders cross the border every day to bulk-buy goods such as infant formula to sell at a profit in China
Luo Huining replaces Wang Zhimin as the head of Hong Kong's Liaison Office
Louis Vuitton plans to shut its shop in the financial hub's Times Square mall
(UPDATED) After a peaceful start, violence erupts near the march within hours, with police and masked protesters facing off in several neighborhoods on the city's main island
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(UPDATED) Revellers watch fireworks display from Australia to the United Kingdom to welcome 2020
(UPDATED) Hong Kong police retaliate after protesters in the Mong Kong district set fire to barricades just after midnight
Riot police charge into the mall to reinforce the officers, and use pepper spray to disperse a crowd of residents who gathered to protest against the arrests
(UPDATED) Protest groups say they have been left with little choice but to return to the streets because Beijing and Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam continue to dig their heels in
Police use pepper spray and tear gas as activists held small flashmob protests in malls and multiple districts across the city
Riot police use pepper spray and batons to beat back angry crowds after plainclothes officers made arrests inside a luxury mall in Tsim Sha Tsui
A Japanese spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is 'very much concerned' about Hong Kong
(UPDATED) Hong Kong riot police breaks up the solidarity rally for China's Uighurs with one officer drawing a pistol
Authorities say a subsequent search of a nearby flat uncovered an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and more than 250 rounds of ammunition
Festivities center around the inauguration of a new leader for a city that China views as a shining example of its 'one country, two systems' mode
'It's utterly alarming,' says Joshua Wong, who claims police even presented text messages from his seized iPhone as evidence
Live footage shows firefighters trying to reach victims on the vehicle's top deck, which has been turned into a tangled mess of twisted metal and shattered glass
Manny Pacquiao is the second Filipino after Pia Wurtzbach to get a wax figure at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong
Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the anniversary celebrations in Macau, where the population of 700,000 has expressed little of the Hong Kong-style dissent
It is the first time mainland officers confirm arrests on the artificial island that connects an enormous tunnel and bridge system linking Hong Kong to the cities of Macau and Zhuhai on the other side of the Pearl River Delta
Protesters have called for the unpopular Carrie Lam to stand down as leader, but she receives the backing of China's leadership during a visit to Beijing on Monday, December 16
Flashmob protests and vandalism break out in multiple locations, prompting riot police to use pepper spray and make arrests in at least two shopping centers as members of the public heckled the officers
(UPDATED) The disappearance emerges Saturday when the man's son tells local media his father had texted to say he was being detained while passing through an artificial island manned by Chinese police on his way to Macau
(UPDATED) The 3 males and two females aged 15 to 18 are arrested on suspicion of murder, rioting and wounding, and have been detained pending further investigation, says police
(UPDATED) Although the precise chain of events leading to Alex Chow's fatal accident is unclear and disputed, protesters have made alleged police brutality one of the movement's rallying cries.
The resignation is seen as a major setback for the Hong Kong government
The 800,000-strong protest march on Sunday, December 8, is largely incident-free
(UPDATED) 'If a particular demand requires us to deviate from the law...I could not agree to accept those demands simply for the purpose of reaching people's aspirations,' says Carrie Lam
Bomb disposal officers rush to Wah Yan College in Wanchai district after a janitor noticed the devices
'In the face of police brutality and tyranny, we want Hong Kong people to carry on with humor, confidence and positive thinking,' says the stunt's brainchild