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Hong Kong Protesters are ‘Radical Activists’ Who Will Hurt the City, State Media Says

Hong Kong protesters who spent the night on city streets woke Tueday to claims in China’s major state-run media that they are “radical activists” who are damaging the city’s reputation.

Picture China: China Open, National Day Concert, Soybean Harvest

The day's China news in pictures: Serena Williams plays at the China Open, Xi Jinping and other leaders attend a concert celebrating the country's founding, a farmer harvests soybeans and more.

Hong Kong Protesters Unlikely to Find Compromise With Beijing

Since he took office two years ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping has been confronted by numerous acts of protest and resistance. Add to that list Joshua Wong, a skinny 17-year-old who has become a leading face of Hong Kong's campaign for universal suffrage.

Heard in the Hutong: Global Warming

As more than 100 world leaders gathered at the United Nations last week to talk about climate change, China Real Time hit the streets of Beijing to see what people make of global warming and what they're doing to try to reduce their carbon footprints.

Hong Kong Protests May Hurt Retailers

Clashes between thousands of pro-democracy protesters and police are set to deal a blow to Hong Kong’s retailers during one of the city’s busiest shopping periods.

Hong Kong Protests ‘Extremely Unhelpful’ for Beijing in Winning Over Hearts in Taiwan

The use of pepper spray and tear gas by the Hong Kong police has failed to intimidate pro-democracy protesters there, but it has managed to repel a group of people Beijing desperately wants to woo: the citizens of Taiwan.

5 Things to Understand About Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Protests

Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday, blocking major thoroughfares and causing key parts of the famously bustling city to grind to a halt, presenting Beijing with its biggest political challenge in Hong Kong since the former British colony was handed back to China in 1997. Here are five keys to understanding what’s happening there and why.

Instagram Dark in China for Many as Hong Kong Protests Grow

Popular photo-sharing app Instagram is experiencing outages in mainland China, according to several Internet censorship tracking organizations, as Hong Kong police attempted to disperse democracy protesters there.

Picture China: Confucius’ Birthday, Beijing Design Week, Lanterns

The day's China news in pictures: Pupils mark the 2,565th anniversary of the birth of Confucius, a giant mechanical horse is displayed during Beijing Design Week, a child looks at colorful lanterns and more.

China Wants to Know Why Foreigners Are Fleeing Beijing

Beijing’s government is taking an interest in why some foreigners are leaving the city.

Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Protests in Tweets

WSJ reporter Isabella Steger captures the escalation of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests in tweets.

Tesla’s China Challenge: Getting Chargers Installed

Tesla Motors has big ambitions for selling its electric cars in China. But first, it has to get its chargers accepted by skeptics, such as the property manager at the Tonghui Riverside residential complex.

Shanghai Free-Trade Zone, One Year On, Disappoints

One year after the launch of the Shanghai free-trade zone, promoted as a landmark effort to remake China's economy, the project has generated few significant reforms.

China’s One-Two Punch of Anticorruption, Reform Threatens Growth

The strength of China's long-term economic growth depends on whether it can accomplish two feats at the same time: purging corrupt officials while taking sweeping steps to restructure the economy.

Hong Kong Democracy Protests: CRT’s Live Blog

Welcome to China Real Time's live feed of what's happening as pro-democracy protests kick off the week in Hong Kong, which was rocked over the weekend by tens of thousands of protesters massing in the streets and volleys of tear gas fired by the police.

One Good Side Effect of China’s Anti-Corruption Drive: Better Wine

Could Xi Jinping’s crackdown on graft and push for austerity help Chinese wine?

Hong Kong Protests Bring Out Supporters in Taiwan

Hundreds of people gathered in Taiwan’s capital on Sunday night to support protests for democracy in Hong Kong, organizers said.

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Movement Gets Global Support

Prolonged pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have prompted increased international attention, with more than 100,000 people signing a petition asking U.S. President Barack Obama to support democratic elections in the former British colony.

Streaming Video of the Occupy Central Protests in Hong Kong

On Sept. 28, organizers of Occupy Central, a civil disobedience movement pushing for universal suffrage in Hong Kong, joined student protesters in calling for democracy in the city. The Wall Street Journal provides periodic live video from the site of the protests.

Stand Up, Get Down: Hong Kong’s Occupy Central Protests Launch Early

Hoping to capitalize on momentum generated by student protests, organizers of Occupy Central, a civil disobedience campaign pushing for universal suffrage in Hong Kong, have decided early Sunday morning to launch their own protests earlier than expected.

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