Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong

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    Global panic buying follows coronavirus spread

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:14pm on March 05, 2020

    Shelves are being stripped bare of toilet rolls, hand sanitiser and surgical masks everywhere from Japan to France to the United States as panic buying...

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    Mission impossible for disabled Hong Kongers hunting face masks

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:50pm on February 19, 2020

    Hong Kong’s disabled residents and their carers say they feel increasingly trapped in their apartments and abandoned by authorities as the coronavirus-struck city is engulfed...

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    Armed gang steals toilet rolls in panic-buying Hong Kong

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:46pm on February 17, 2020

    A gang of knife-wielding men jumped a delivery driver in Hong Kong and stole hundreds of toilet rolls, police said Monday, in a city wracked...

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    ‘Return to right path’ Beijing’s new envoy to Hong Kong tells

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:06am on January 07, 2020

    Beijing’s new top envoy to Hong Kong said he hoped the protest ravaged city would ‘return to the right path’ as he took up his...

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    Former UK consulate worker says Chinese police tortured him

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:57pm on November 20, 2019

    A former employee of Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong said Wednesday that Chinese secret police tortured and interrogated him about London’s role in protests in...

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    Chaos in HK as protests ‘blossom everywhere’

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 09:01pm on November 13, 2019

    Pro-democracy protesters Wednesday stepped up a ‘blossom everywhere’ campaign of road blocks and vandalism across Hong Kong that has crippled the international financial hub this...

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    Police shoot protester, man set alight in day of HK fury

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:52pm on November 11, 2019

    A Hong Kong police officer shot a masked protester in an incident shown live on Facebook Monday while a man was set alight, during one...

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    Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong barred from election

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:45pm on October 29, 2019

    Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong was barred Tuesday from standing in an upcoming local election, after months of huge and frequently violent protests in...

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    Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters on harbour front

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 09:27pm on October 27, 2019

    Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets on Sunday at pro-democracy protesters who defied authorities to hold a rally on Hong Kong’s scenic harbour front,...

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    Hong Kong flash-mob rallies erupt

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2019

    Flash-mob rallies broke out in Hong Kong on Wednesday as anger mounted over police shooting a teenage protester who attacked officers in a dramatic escalation...