Hong-kong

Peaceful Protesters Left Bloodied As Hong Kong Police Deny Triad Gang Link

The Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK

Hong Kong police have been forced to deny they had any connection to criminal gangs suspected of inciting attacks on peaceful demonstrators after harr...

'Britain Should Act Over Hong Kong'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK

One of Hong Kong's most influential political figures has called for the UK to "act honourably" and do more to help the struggle for democracy in the ...

30 Images Of Rage And Defiance As Ugly Clashes Break Out In Hong Kong

The Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK

Pushing, yelling, tears and rage; hundreds of Hong Kong residents furiously tried to force peaceful pro-democracy activists from the streets they were...

Hong Kong Leader's Daughter Mocks Taxpayers & Thanks Them For 'Beautiful Diamond Necklace'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK

Hong Kong is being rocked by waves of pro-democracy protests and calls for its leader to step down. So it’s all the more odious that Leung Chun-...

What Would Chinese Rule Mean for Hong Kong?

Jody-Lan Castle | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Politics
Jody-Lan Castle

The fight goes beyond the call for a full democracy. It is the protection of the very basic rights of a population, under threat of a state that finds the idea of human rights laughable. And to those who don't realise what that has meant yet, remember... you only know what you've got, when it's gone.

Louise Ridley

The 17-year-old Credited With Kicking Off Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

He's a skinny student who isn’t even old enough to vote, yet Joshua Wong is one of the most prominent figureheads in Hong Kong’s unprecedented pro...

This Video Of Police Brutality In Hong Kong Will Appall You

The Huffington Post UK/ AP | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK

A shocking video has emerged of police violently handling the protests in Hong Kong at the weekend. Disturbing footage, taken on Sunday by South Ch...

Hong Kong Protests - China's New Tiananmen Moment

Oggy Boytchev | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK
Oggy Boytchev

Karl Marx once famously said: 'History repeats itself, the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce.' I wonder if China's second Tiananmen moment would be a tragedy, too. Because I do believe that what's happening in Hong Kong at the moment bears all the hallmarks of a Greek tragedy.

50 Stunning Pictures Of The 'Umbrella Revolution' Weathering The Storm

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK

As Hong Kong's "umbrella revolution" enters its sixth day, thousands of pro-democracy protesters are continuing to peacefully show China they will not...

China Doesn't Want You To See These Incredible Photos

The Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK

As protesters continue to peacefully voice their discontent in a highly unusual show of mass civil disobedience in Hong Kong, China has hit back. ...

The Extraordinary Lengths Hong Kong's Protesters Are Going To Prepare For Expected Crackdown

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK

Wrapped in cling film and huddled under umbrellas, these are some of the extraordinary lengths Hong Kong's protesters are going to to protect themselv...

22 Incredible Pictures Of The Morning After Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK

Pro-Democracy protests in Hong Kong have continued into Monday morning with thousands of sleeping protesters still occupying the streets. While im...

Hong Kong Protester Spells Out Exactly What They Want

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK

Confused about what's going on in Hong Kong right now? Well let YouTuber Kaiser Ks spell it out for you. She says: "We are just innocent people ...

Drones Give Unbelievable View Of Hong Kong Protests

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Tech

A drone has captured incredible footage of the Hong Kong protestors who on Sunday night, brought the city to a standstill. The video shows the she...

27 Shockingly Surreal Photos Of Hong Kong Protests

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK

The normally calm streets of Hong Kong resembled a war zone on Sunday night as police tried to quell thousands of pro-democracy protesters on the city...

Where to Stay in Hong Kong for Backpackers: The Good, the Bad and the Bedbugs

Maria Sowter | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Sowter

For British citizens, a six-month stay is allowed visa free for Hong Kong (HK) and with cheap flights from London matching those of Bangkok around the £350 mark, Asia's international city is seeing more and more backpackers stop by on their travels.

April Fool's and Sweat in Hong Kong

Bytestories | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Comedy
Bytestories

I thought this was a very good April Fool's day prank that was played upon the passengers aboard Cunard's Queen Elizabeth, whilst I was on board in 2012.

China Rising

Gavin Devine | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Politics
Gavin Devine

Given the controversy roiling Hong Kong this week about the arrangements proposed for choosing the next Chief Executive of the territory, the news tha...

Welcome - Please Scan Your First Item...

Nick Compton | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Nick Compton

Through small simple acts of kindness such as a smile, people will naturally further that kindness to others. I have observed on several occasions people buying gifts for one another for no other reason than as an act of friendship and kindness. Surely we must be an inherently good species?

Moving to Hong Kong: On Being a Curiosity

Evie Burrows-Taylor | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Evie Burrows-Taylor

In the Hong Kong district of Sham Shui Po, Kowloon side, the market stalls play host to many a social gathering. Groups of older men, stylish in aviators, crisp white, or pastel, short-sleeved shirts and tailored trousers, stand in a cloud of imperial leather, discussing, well...I rarely know. But sometimes there's a clue in the shape of racing forms being passed around, or a grandchild being proudly held aloft - a champion at a sporting event.

There's An AI That's Controlling Thousands Of Humans

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Tech

Following the recent news that a company is ready to unveil its first sentient computer, it now transpires that artificial intelligence is already bei...

Hong Kong Defiant As 180,000 Remember Tiananmen

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK

It is the only place under Chinese control where people can gather to remember the bloodshed of Tiananmen Square. And as TV and newspapers reported th...

Hong Kong's Ivory Crush Is Much More Than a Symbolic Gesture

Rob Brandford | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK
Rob Brandford

This week Hong Kong officials incinerated the first batch of ivory, from a 29.6 tonne stockpile, which in January 2014 they committed to destroy over a two year period. There are those that will question this move, claiming that destroying ivory stockpiles acts to increase the value of remaining ivory. The reality however is very different.

Heineken Pit One Man Against The City In Epic Video Advertisement

Jonathan Heath | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK
Jonathan Heath

Heineken continue their Fantastic man video marketing series with another recent instalment featuring a guy trying to crack the code to a mysterious invitation via a selection of business cards.

Lord Patten Quits As BBC Chair

The Huffington Post UK/PA. | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK

BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten is standing down from the role with immediate effect on health grounds following major heart surgery. He said he was...