Post Profile

New crisis looms as HK legislators walk out to shun pro-independence activists

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Dozens of pro-Beijing lawmakers staged a walk-out from the Hong Kong legislature on Wednesday to stall the swearing-in of two pro-independence lawmakers, setting the scene for a looming constitutional crisis in the Chinese-ruled city.
read more

See more about: Hong Kong

Related Posts

China growing confident as Hong Kong democracy vote looms: sources

News : Reuters: World News

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Senior Chinese officials are privately expressing confidence that Hong Kong will pass a contentious, Beijing-vetted electoral reform package next week, potentially setting the scene for a fresh wave of pro-demo...

Hong Kong democracy activist 'Long Hair' charged as elections loom

News : Reuters: World News

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung has been charged with failing to declare a donation of HK$250,000 ($32,000) from a media tycoon and outspoken critic of China, the Chinese-ruled city...

Hong Kong democrats stick to their guns as reform vote looms

News : Reuters: World News

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hundreds of Beijing supporters converged outside government buildings in Hong Kong on Thursday as city legislators prepared to resume debate on a Beijing-backed electoral package that will define the Chinese-co...

My oath - new generation of Hong Kong lawmakers defies Beijing

News : Reuters: World News

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Three newly elected Hong Kong legislators used their swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday to raise the contentious issues of independence and more democracy, highlighting growing defiance of Beijing among the city...

Hong Kong government fails in bid to block swearing in of pro-independence lawmakers

News : Reuters: World News

(Reuters) - The Hong Kong government failed in a unprecedented legal attempt on Tuesday night to block the swearing-in of two newly elected lawmakers seeking to push independence for the autonomous territory.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC