Hong Kong pro-democracy groups make record gains

Pro-democracy groups in Hong Kong have made record gains on the Election Committee, which will decide the territory's new leader. Amid a high turnout they have won more than 300 seats - about a quarter - reports say, although pro-Beijing groups will still ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong holds election for panel to pick next leader

Voting is under way in Hong Kong in elections for the territory's Election Committee, the panel that chooses the next leader. Only 6% of Hong Kong's voters can take part and those who are allowed to cast ballots are seen as mostly pro-China. The vote is ... ( read original story ...)

Is this proof Hong Kong’s 'Umbrella Protests' failed?

Hong Kong politics has been stormier than usual lately. There's been swearing and scuffling in parliament, court battles, and tens of thousands of protesters in the streets. And, to cap it all off, the Beijing government has intervened directly with a ... ( read original story ...)

Are democracy's days numbered in this former colony?

He has filed stories from every continent for CBC News. Instagram: @sasapetricic On the edge of Victoria Harbour, not far from the wharves where British naval ships used to dock in Hong Kong, the push is on to strengthen Chinese control of this former colony. ( read original story ...)

Are democracy's days numbered in Hong Kong?

He has filed stories from every continent for CBC News. Instagram: @sasapetricic On the edge of Victoria Harbour, not far from the wharves where British naval ships used to dock in Hong Kong, the push is on to strengthen Chinese control of this former colony. ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong leader CY Leung not to seek re-election

Hong Kong chief executive CY Leung has said he will not seek re-election in March, citing family reasons for the surprise announcement. Speaking at a news conference, Mr Leung said: "If I run my family will suffer an intolerable stress." Mr Leung has often ... ( read original story ...)