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Hong Kong police vow action over parliament ransacking

Jul 03, 2019 - 9:53 PM

(UPDATED) Authorities are analyzing DNA samples and fingerprints to identify suspects and are planning raids to arrest them 'in the near future,' according to a report

SCENES AFTER. Police arrive in the Legislative Council main chamber after protesters stormed the government headquarters hours before in Hong Kong early on July 2, 2019. Filephoto by Anthony Wallace/AFP

Hong Kong gov't to 'pause' divisive extradition bill – reports

Jun 15, 2019 - 12:06 PM

'Shouldn't we cool the citizens down? I think to postpone it for a little bit is not a bad thing. At this moment, the government should self-examine,' says Ann Chiang, a hardcore pro-Beijing lawmaker

PARALYZED. Protesters block roads during a rally against a controversial extradition law proposal outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on June 12, 2019. Photo by Dale de la Rey/AFP

Hong Kong protesters mark Christmas Eve with democracy march

Dec 24, 2014 - 9:24 PM

Protesters holding metres long banners that read We want true universal suffrage walked to the city s government headquarters to signal that the democracy movement was far from over

Protesters carry a long banner and yellow umbrellas - the recent symbol of Hong Kong's democracy movement - during a march to mark Christmas Eve on December 24, 2014. The city's democracy campaigners took to the streets in the first large rally after pro-democracy protest camps, which occupied major streets for over two months, were swept away. AFP PHOTO/ AARON TAM

Erap to issue formal apology for 2010 hostage-taking

Oct 23, 2013 - 4:59 PM

This is not to go against the stand of President Benigno Aquino III but to have closure on the controversy says the secretary of the Manila city council

STILL WAITING. In this 2011 file photo, relatives of the 8 dead Hong Kong nationals attend a ceremony at the Quirino grandstand, the site of the hostage-taking tragedy. File photo by EPA/Dennis M Sabangan