David Beckham Mistakes Hongkong For China, Infuriating Citizens

Football star and the other half of the iconic Beckham couple David Beckham received immense backlash from Hongkong citizens after he shared a Facebook status as having enjoyed his time in China when he was in Hongkong for two days. According to Indian ... ( read original story ...)

China convicts 2 activists who supported Hong Kong protests

BEIJING — Two Chinese rights activists who were detained after they supported pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong in 2014 were convicted and sentenced Friday on charges of inciting subversion of state power, their lawyer said. The convictions of women's ... ( read original story ...)

Two Hong Kong democracy activists jailed in southern China

The verdict made no mention of Hong Kong. At least four other Chinese activists who have been put behind bars for supporting Hong Kong's large pro-democracy, "umbrella movement" protests in 2014. At least 100 people in China had been detained for voicing ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong stocks fall despite solid China economic data

Reaction was largely muted to news that activity in China's manufacturing sector, as measured by the official purchasing managers' index (PMI), expanded at the fastest pace in nearly five years in March, beating expectations. Linus Yip, a Hong Kong-based ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong activist jailed over Umbrella Movement protest

Hong Kong: A Hong Kong democracy activist was jailed Thursday over Umbrella Movement mass protests while nine more campaigners face charges, as fears grow that freedoms are under threat in the semi-autonomous city. The cases come days after pro-Beijing ... ( read original story ...)