Hong Kong activists released after handover protest

Hong Kong police have released several activists detained for staging ... They have not been charged, reported AFP news agency. Their protest was the second one this week at the monument - activists had earlier draped a large black flag over the sculpture ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong after the handover: 2 decades of Chinese rule

Hong Kong marks the 20th anniversary of the end of British rule this Saturday. The Asian financial hub was handed over to mainland China on July 1, 1997, after spending more than 150 years as a British colony. It has been a tumultuous two decades. ( read original story ...)

China flexes military muscle in Hong Kong during Xi’s visit

President Xi Jinping inspected troops based in Hong Kong on Friday as he asserts Chinese authority over the former British colony China took control of 20 years ago. Xi rode in an open-top jeep past rows of soldiers lined up on an airstrip on his visit to ... ( read original story ...)

China’s Xi Jinping greets Hong Kong troops in show of force

While in Hong Kong, Xi will spend little time near the public. Much of Wan Chai, a bustling business district in the city center where Xi is staying, is on partial lockdown, with 300, 2-ton barricades erected on roads around the Hong Kong Convention and ... ( read original story ...)