If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Showers late. Morning clouds. Mild.
Police fire tear gas as demonstrators press calls for accountability and political rights.
The creators of "South Park" have issued a mock apology to China after censors scrubbed their popular animation from the Chinese web.
Hong Kong has been rocked by fresh violence as tens of thousands of protesters hit the streets to defy a ban on face masks, sparking clashes with police, street fights and vandalism across the strife-torn city.
Two South African Airways flight attendants have been arrested in Hong Kong after allegedly smuggling drugs worth R45m into the Chinese territory.
Hong Kong police have shot a pro-democracy protester, as the city was lashed by its worst unrest of the year, hours after China celebrated 70 years of Communist Party rule with a massive military parade.
Hong Kong's embattled leader endured a barrage of criticism at a town hall meeting Thursday night that laid bare anger coursing through the city after months of huge, sometimes violent pro-democracy protests.
A passenger train has derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong leaving three people injured, authorities have said.
The London Stock Exchange Group’s rejection of a takeover proposal from Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing shows that there are doubts around the world over Hong Kong’s development potential, according to a People’s Daily commentary.
A huge crowd of pro-democracy activists marched to the United States consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to ramp up international pressure on Beijing following three months of huge and sometimes violent protests.
Riot police guarded stations and rail service to the airport was restricted as flash mobs roamed streets and held sit-ins in malls. In Mong Kok, the police station was surrounded by barriers as officers issued repeated warnings for crowds to disperse.
The National Basketball Association lost almost all of its major Chinese sponsors as the Chinese government flexes its economic muscle after a tweet backing Hong Kong's protesters triggered a backlash.
China's state-run broadcaster said on Tuesday it would "immediately suspend" plans to broadcast a pair of NBA pre-season exhibition games being staged in China this week as the fallout grew over an NBA's executive's tweet in support of protesters in
Hong Kong's wealthiest man will donate more than $100m to local businesses, his foundation says, as Asia's once-calm financial hub was roiled by fresh protests.
As Hong Kong raged with the worst political violence so far this summer, many of those hitting the streets adopted a new symbol - smiling Guy Fawkes masks.
Starbucks has emerged as the latest brand to fall foul of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters after a family member of the restaurant chain that owns the local franchise spoke out against demonstrators.
Leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement have appealed directly to US lawmakers to exert pressure on Beijing, warning that an erosion of the city's special status would embolden China's leaders around the world.
With Hong Kong shaken by 100 days of huge pro-democracy protests, activists have adopted a host of creative ways to fuel their movement away from the barricades.
Hong Kong's secondary schools have become the latest ideological battleground for pro-democracy protesters with thousands of students taking part in human chain rallies since the new academic year kicked off.
"Grandpa Wong" holds a cane above his head as he pleads with riot police to stop firing tear gas -- an 85-year-old shielding protesters on the front lines of Hong Kong's fight for democracy.
Riot police fanned out across Hong Kong in a bid to thwart plans by pro-democracy protesters to target the airport in the movement's first mass mobilisation since the city's leader made a surprise concession earlier this week.
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