China's President Xi Jinping warned on Saturday that any challenge to Beijing's control over Hong Kong crossed a "red line", as thousands calling for more democracy marched through the city 20 years since it was handed back by Britain. Xi spoke in a televised address after swearing in new Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, who is already being cast by critics as a China stooge in a city where many are angry at Beijing's tightening grip on the freedoms of its nearly eight million people.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Over 4,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Saturday to protest against China's detention of five booksellers whose shop published gossipy books about Chinese leaders, including President Xi Jinping.
HONG KONG (AP) — Seventeen years after taking back control of Hong Kong, China faced the biggest challenge to its authority Tuesday as tens of thousands of residents joined a march to push for democracy.
China’s president Xi Jinping has marked 20 years since Britain’s hand over of Hong Kong – by warning that any activities which threaten Chinese sovereignty or authority are “absolutely impermissible”. President Xi was speaking as Ho...
Xi Jingping says that Hong Kong residents must not cross a "red line" that would "endanger the sovereignty and security" of China.