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China’s CCTV suspends Houston Rockets broadcasts

Team's general manager Daryl Morey posted a tweet in show of support for Hong Kong's democracy fight.

HK metro partially reopens, city struggles after violent weekend

MTR Corp operator says most of the stations temporarily closed due to 'serious vandalism'.

Best for HK’s Carrie Lam to resign, says Dr M

The prime minister expects the Chinese government to act sternly against protesters, citing the Tiananmen Square protests

HK mops up after 180 arrested in violent China National Day...

96 people charged in court on Tuesday for rioting.

HK protesters rebuild ‘Lennon Walls’ ahead of China National Day

A protestor says 'Lennon Walls' carry the civil disobedience spirit from Umbrella movement.

Malaysia cancel friendly with Hong Kong over safety fears

This comes after Hong Kong refused to move the match to Malaysia.

Hong Kong cleans up after latest violence ahead of Oct 1

Train services at MTR stations return to normal.

Hong Kong a ‘police state’, say prominent protesters

Hong Kong's prominent figures are raising awareness on its crisis globally.

Pro-Beijing groups tear down HK’s protest walls, raising possible clashes

Pro-Beijing supporters are seen tearing down democracy posters across the city.

Hong Kong horse races, fireworks called off amid protest

The Oct 1 fireworks last faced cancellation during the 2014 Umbrella movement.

Stand up to Beijing, HK singer tells US lawmakers, companies

Singer Denise Ho says Beijing was using its power and influence to quash dissent around the world.

Hong Kong’s biggest developer reports 7% jump in profit

Sun Hung Kai Properties underlying profit increased to HK$32.4 billion (US$4.1 billion) in the year end June 30.

Minister links HK protests to housing woes?

Zuraida Kamaruddin made the startling claim while defending her proposal to promote Malaysian properties in crisis-hit Hong Kong.

Fashion brand Zara seeks to distance itself from Hong Kong controversy

Zara supports China's 'one country, two systems' policy and is distancing itself from the Hong Kong controversy.

HK commercial centres paralysed as protesters, police clash

The protests came on the fifth anniversary of a Chinese decision to curtail democratic reforms and rule out universal suffrage in Hong Kong.

HK protesters expected to regroup despite police ban

The Civil Human Rights Front has cancelled Saturday's demonstration after being denied permission, but this has not stopped protestors in the past.

Messaging app Telegram moves to protect HK protesters’ identities

The move by Telegram comes as Hong Kong police arrested a number of prominent activists and three lawmakers on Friday.

Amid crisis, China rejects Hong Kong’s plan to appease protesters

A report submitted by Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam detailing the protestor's demands was rejected by Beijing, and she was ordered not to yield.

HK activist Joshua Wong arrested

Wong’s arrest comes the day after a Hong Kong protest leader was attacked by two unidentified armed masked men.

Hong Kong protesters say they have nothing to lose

The protests pose a direct challenge to Chinese leader Xi Jinping, whose government has sent a clear warning that forceful intervention to quell violent demonstrations is possible.

Hong Kong police arrest 36, youngest aged 12, as turmoil escalates

Sunday's violent protests between the Hong Kong police force and demonstrators has resulted in more arrests, including that of a minor.

Harvard’s economist warns Hong Kong could trigger world recession

Economist Carmen Reihart believes the Hong Kong protests could cause a significant global economic slowdown in the long run.

Hong Kong students to boycott new term as protests continue

Student leaders representing most of the city's major universities say students will miss lectures for the first two weeks.

China accused of using social media against Hong Kong protests

Twitter and Facebook claims China is creating confusion in relation to the Hong Kong protests through 'virtual private networks' backed by the government.