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Hong Kong activists arrested over last year's democracy rallies

Apr 18, 2020 - 3:44 PM

Among those arrested is media tycoon Jimmy Lai, founder of anti-establishment tabloid Apple Daily

Hong Kong media tycoon and founder of Apple Daily newspaper Jimmy Lai (C) leaves the Kowloon City police station in Hong Kong on February 28, 2020, after being arrested on the suspicion of taking part in an unauthorised assembly on August 31 last year. Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, a high profile critic of Beijing, was arrested on February 28 for taking part in last year's pro-democracy protests that rocked the city for seven months.  ISAAC LAWRENCE / AFP

Flying fists and brawling lawmakers: when politics gets physical

Jan 18, 2017 - 8:44 PM

In the world of politics heated debates on controversial issues can sometimes end in fist fights

'WAR.' Senators try to pacify Senators Antonio Trillanes IV and Juan Miguel Zubiri who were caught in a heated word war on the Senate floor. Photo by Jun Aniceta

Hong Kong launches legal bid against 4 pro-democracy lawmakers

Dec 02, 2016 - 8:52 PM

It comes as concerns grow that Beijing is stepping up interference in the semi autonomous city s politics after two lawmakers advocating a complete split from China were banned from taking up their seats in parliament

The flags of China (top) and Hong Kong are seen hoisted outside the Legislative Council (Legco) building in Hong Kong on November 16, 2016. Anthony Wallace/AFP

Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker charged with corruption

Jun 23, 2016 - 1:14 PM

Leung Kwok hung a prominent activist from the League of Social Democrats is accused of receiving HK 250 000 32 000 in relation to his public office from the founder of Apple Daily newspaper Jimmy Lai

Hong Kong activist and legislator Leung Kwok-hung (C) holds a placard as he marches in Hong Kong on May 18, 2016 to call for universal suffrage and an end to arrests of activists in China as a top Beijing official visits the city. Richard Brooks/AFP

Beijing envoy, Hong Kong lawmakers in landmark talks

Jul 16, 2013 - 5:42 PM

Zhang Xiaoming head of the city s mainland China liaison office was invited to the lunch by a pro Beijing lawmaker following the July 1 protest

In this file photo, Hong Kong's chief executive Leung Chun-ying addresses the Legislative Council, in Hong Kong, China, 16 January 2013. EPA/STR