(HONG KONG) -- Hong Kong and Singapore have agreed to launch a travel bubble from May 26. If all goes to plan, the long-delayed scheme will allow travelers to fly between two of Asia’s largest financial hubs without having to undergo quarantine. Both Hong Kong and... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Hong Kong's rebel media tycoon Jimmy Lai was sentenced to 14 months in prison in Hong Kong District Court Friday after being found guilty of charges related to pro-democracy protests in 2019. Lai, a 73-year-old billionaire and founder of pro-democracy paper Apple Daily,... Read More.
By BRITT CLENNETT, ABC News (HONG KONG) -- China’s parliament has endorsed electoral reforms that pave the way for Hong Kong's biggest shake-up since the former British colony was handed back to Chinese rule in 1997.As expected, the “patriots governing Hong... Read More.
By BRITT CLENNETT, ABC News (BEIJING) -- Beijing is poised to block any remaining avenues for the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement, leaving the opposition with no way to attain elected office in the Chinese territory.China's decision-makers are expected to grant Beijing... Read More.
By BRITT CLENNETT, ABC News (HONG KONG) -- Hong Kong is a step closer to being left without a democratic opposition camp as authorities brought charges against 47 activists for conspiracy to commit subversion under the national security law.It’s the most... Read More.
By BRITT CLENNETT and KARSON YIU, ABC News (HONG KONG) -- Dozens of Hong Kong opposition figures, including an American lawyer, were detained on subversion charges Wednesday in what activists see as a brazen attempt to clamp down on any remaining dissent in... Read More.
By BRITT CLENNETT and KARSON YIU, ABC News (HONG KONG) -- Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been charged under the city's controversial national security law, accused of colluding with foreign forces, as a crackdown on Beijing critics intensifies.Lai is... Read More.
By BRITTYN CLENNETT, ABC News(HONG KONG) -- Hundreds of revelers gathered at Hong Kong Disneyland on Friday to witness the opening of the resort's reimagined Castle of Magical Dreams.The 167-foot-tall structure, nestled into the hills of Lantau Island,... Read More.
By BRITT CLENNETT and KARSON YIU, ABC News(HONG KONG) -- "Today," said pro-democracy legislator Fernando Cheung, "is definitely the darkest day in Hong Kong so far."Cheung is among 19 lawmakers who announced they'll resign en masse on Thursday... Read More.
By BRITT CLENNETT, ABC News(HONG KONG) -- Teen activist Tony Chung has become the second person to be charged under Hong Kong’s deeply controversial national security law.The former leader of pro-independence group Studentlocalism was denied bail after appearing... Read More.
By BRITT CLENNETT and KARSON YIU, ABC News(HONG KONG) -- Once seen as the bastion of free press and speech in Asia, Hong Kong now appears to be changing day by day. Police detained the city's most prominent... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN and KARSON YIU, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. has sanctioned Hong Kong's chief executive, its police commissioner, mainland China's top official for the territory and other senior leaders for "undermining Hong Kong's autonomy and restricting the freedom... Read More.