20 October 2020
06:53: Police are blocking HKUST11 month ago
06:53: Police are blocking HKUST
11 month ago
US defence chief heads to Seoul to save security alliance to counter North Korea and China
04:44: now- CUHK students are clearing out part of the Tolo Highway as promised11 month ago
04:44: now- CUHK students are clearing out part of the Tolo Highway as promised
HK Police launched rounds of Teargas at Tsing Yi Cheung On Estate's On Tao House in an attempt to drive neighbourhood residents off the streets after 1am Fri.  [Photo Credit: Yim Ho-Yuen]11 month ago
HK Police launched rounds of Teargas at Tsing Yi Cheung On Estate's On Tao House in an attempt to drive neighbourhood residents off the streets after 1am Fri. [Photo Credit: Yim Ho-Yuen]
11 month ago
A 70-year-old man who was hit in the head by brick during clashes in Sheung Shui has died at 22:51, according to a spokesperson of Prince of Wales Hospital
The B1 exit of Yau Ma Tei has a fire on Nathan Road. (11:00 PM)11 month ago
The B1 exit of Yau Ma Tei has a fire on Nathan Road. (11:00 PM)
11 month ago
Police subdue and handcuff several people in Aberdeen. Journalists are not allowed to get closer
Protesters hurl petrol bombs onto rail tracks in Tuen Mun. Police fire tear gas in response.11 month ago
Protesters hurl petrol bombs onto rail tracks in Tuen Mun. Police fire tear gas in response.
A protester uses a welding tool to fix a roadblock in Hung Hom.  Video: SCMP/Lea Li11 month ago
A protester uses a welding tool to fix a roadblock in Hung Hom. Video: SCMP/Lea Li
Tear gas is fired at the Nathan Road — Argyle Street junction.  Photo: Apple Daily screenshot.11 month ago
Tear gas is fired at the Nathan Road — Argyle Street junction. Photo: Apple Daily screenshot.
With assistance from outsourced workers and dump trucks, roadblocks have been cleared on Pedder Street in Central.11 month ago
With assistance from outsourced workers and dump trucks, roadblocks have been cleared on Pedder Street in Central.
Tear gas is fired in locations including Tuen Mun and Tsuen Wan, as riot police clear road barricades on Thursday evening.11 month ago
Tear gas is fired in locations including Tuen Mun and Tsuen Wan, as riot police clear road barricades on Thursday evening.
At 21:12 in Tuen Mun Teargas fired11 month ago
At 21:12 in Tuen Mun Teargas fired
11 month ago
The government dismisses rumours of a curfew in Hong Kong, saying they are totally unfounded. Mainland tabloid Global Times said in a now-deleted tweet that the Hong Kong government was expected to announce a weekend curfew
(19:38) At Edinburgh Place, thousands attend a sit-in in support of firefighters and aid workers in HongKong.11 month ago
(19:38) At Edinburgh Place, thousands attend a sit-in in support of firefighters and aid workers in HongKong.
On Thursday evening, a pro-democracy rally in Central's Edinburgh Place - approved by the police - in support of firefighters and medics has attracted over 1,000 people.  Photo: HKFP.11 month ago
On Thursday evening, a pro-democracy rally in Central's Edinburgh Place - approved by the police - in support of firefighters and medics has attracted over 1,000 people. Photo: HKFP.
Two people in China have been reportedly diagnosed with pneumonic plague
A truck rushed through a roadblock on Chatham Road South, with protesters throwing petrol bombs at it in return. Its container was briefly on fire but protesters later helped put it out. An argument was triggered but protesters did not pursue.  Video: SCMP/Lea Li11 month ago
A truck rushed through a roadblock on Chatham Road South, with protesters throwing petrol bombs at it in return. Its container was briefly on fire but protesters later helped put it out. An argument was triggered but protesters did not pursue. Video: SCMP/Lea Li
Riot police are marching through the northern town of Sheung Shui on Thursday afternoon, where a pro-Beijing group attacked people with weapons in the morning. Some roadblocks were also set up by protesters in the interim.  Photo: Stand News screenshot.11 month ago
Riot police are marching through the northern town of Sheung Shui on Thursday afternoon, where a pro-Beijing group attacked people with weapons in the morning. Some roadblocks were also set up by protesters in the interim. Photo: Stand News screenshot.
Riot police arrive at Polytechnic University but retreat as students build bigger barricades around campus11 month ago
Riot police arrive at Polytechnic University but retreat as students build bigger barricades around campus
Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Riot police arrive as hundreds of student protestors bunker down11 month ago
Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Riot police arrive as hundreds of student protestors bunker down
Roadblocks have again been erected at the Hung Hom entrance to the Cross Harbour Tunnel.  Photo: HKFP.11 month ago
Roadblocks have again been erected at the Hung Hom entrance to the Cross Harbour Tunnel. Photo: HKFP.
From the editor-in-chief of global times11 month ago
From the editor-in-chief of global times
Building brick walls at Polytechnic University in Kowloon11 month ago
Building brick walls at Polytechnic University in Kowloon
Putin, Xi meet on sidelines of Brasilia summit
HKU students have just been told that classes have been cancelled for the remainder of the semester and coursework will be completed online instead  The university has also advised non-local students of the resources available should they wish to leave Hong Kong11 month ago
HKU students have just been told that classes have been cancelled for the remainder of the semester and coursework will be completed online instead The university has also advised non-local students of the resources available should they wish to leave Hong Kong
Protesters takeover Chatham Road South in Hung Hom as members of the PLA stationed in the Gun Club Hill Barracks look on HongKongProtests11 month ago
Protesters takeover Chatham Road South in Hung Hom as members of the PLA stationed in the Gun Club Hill Barracks look on HongKongProtests
11 month ago
#cuhk student union said at least 3 dormitories have asked people to leave, but stressed the arrangements are not compulsory. There has not been announcement from the school's management on closing student hostels yet
The hkpolice cleared out Pedder Street left to boos (and worse) and then. blocked again.11 month ago
The hkpolice cleared out Pedder Street left to boos (and worse) and then. blocked again.
Earlier one moment it was peaceful slogan chanting,then this happened. A man was beaten up, said to hv been caused by an argument. An office worker tried to escort him away & he escaped into Dah Sing Bank. Police reportedly called & officers soon arrived11 month ago
Earlier one moment it was peaceful slogan chanting,then this happened. A man was beaten up, said to hv been caused by an argument. An office worker tried to escort him away & he escaped into Dah Sing Bank. Police reportedly called & officers soon arrived
11 month ago
Hong Kong police confirm man in black died after falling from height in Kwai Chung
Outside the University of Hong Kong, residents are clearing the barricades set by protesters. Protesters thought the police have arrived when they heard of the sound of the barricades clearing.  Video: SCMP/Zoe Low11 month ago
Outside the University of Hong Kong, residents are clearing the barricades set by protesters. Protesters thought the police have arrived when they heard of the sound of the barricades clearing. Video: SCMP/Zoe Low
Police have fired tear gas at Hong Kong Polytechnic University's Chatham Road South entrance, near Tsim Sha Tsui East. There are cars on the road below.  Video: SCMP/Kathleen Magramo11 month ago
Police have fired tear gas at Hong Kong Polytechnic University's Chatham Road South entrance, near Tsim Sha Tsui East. There are cars on the road below. Video: SCMP/Kathleen Magramo
11 month ago
Two others are in critical condition: A 70yo FEHD worker hit in the head with a brick earlier yesterday (11/13) in Sheung Shui & a 15yo hit in the head by a teargas canister in Tin Shui Wai. Both underwent extensive surgery
11 month ago
The MTR Corporation has announced that all services apart from the Airport Express will stop running at 10pm, with several stations and parts of various lines unavailable during the morning rush hour
.@StandNewsHK report: The 15 year old student who was hit by a tear gas canister is still in grave condition after a 4-hour surgery, according to this social worker at Tuen Mun Hospital.11 month ago
[email protected] report: The 15 year old student who was hit by a tear gas canister is still in grave condition after a 4-hour surgery, according to this social worker at Tuen Mun Hospital.
A resident photographed a large number of Molotov cocktails hurled into the local police station in Tin Shui Wai on Wednesday night.11 month ago
A resident photographed a large number of Molotov cocktails hurled into the local police station in Tin Shui Wai on Wednesday night.
A serious injury has been reported in Tin Shui Wai on Wednesday night as a man was apparently shot with a police tear gas cannister in the head. He is reportedly undergoing an urgent operation.11 month ago
A serious injury has been reported in Tin Shui Wai on Wednesday night as a man was apparently shot with a police tear gas cannister in the head. He is reportedly undergoing an urgent operation.
Protesters at the University of HongKong have set up barricades from Bonham Road at its eastern end to Pokfulam Road at its west. After midnight, police came to clear some of the barricades, but stopped short of entering the campus11 month ago
Protesters at the University of HongKong have set up barricades from Bonham Road at its eastern end to Pokfulam Road at its west. After midnight, police came to clear some of the barricades, but stopped short of entering the campus
11 month ago
A black-clad protester suspected to have fallen from height in Tsuen Wan was pronounced dead around 11pm on Wednesday. Initially he was thought to be injured in a knife attack
Protesters set fire to a Sa Sa store in Mong Kok after breaking into the cosmetic retail outlet.11 month ago
Protesters set fire to a Sa Sa store in Mong Kok after breaking into the cosmetic retail outlet.
There is a fire in Tuen Mun. (11:55 PM)11 month ago
There is a fire in Tuen Mun. (11:55 PM)
23:52: 30 minutes ago, police were pointing guns at the east gate of HKU . They have left the scene.11 month ago
23:52: 30 minutes ago, police were pointing guns at the east gate of HKU . They have left the scene.
Police headed for the subway that connects Aberdeen to the waterfront11 month ago
Police headed for the subway that connects Aberdeen to the waterfront
Lawmaker Claudia Mo has filed an injunction request to stop police from entering the HKU campus11 month ago
Lawmaker Claudia Mo has filed an injunction request to stop police from entering the HKU campus
Protesters in Mong Kok have set an electricity box at Nathan Road on fire. It emits sparks and repeatedly explodes as it burns11 month ago
Protesters in Mong Kok have set an electricity box at Nathan Road on fire. It emits sparks and repeatedly explodes as it burns
11 month ago
Hong Kong court rejects CUHK injunction against police entry and crowd control weapon use without approval
The riot police in Yuen Long have cleared the roadblocks, and the floor tiles seen at the scene have basically been fully up. (8:55 PM)11 month ago
The riot police in Yuen Long have cleared the roadblocks, and the floor tiles seen at the scene have basically been fully up. (8:55 PM)
11 month ago
Protesters have set fire to at least three toll booths of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel in Hung Hom. Staff quickly put out the fire
More than 20 protesters have been arrested on a side street near Queen's Road Central11 month ago
More than 20 protesters have been arrested on a side street near Queen's Road Central
They stopped this young man entering Landmark a few min later (lots of older/non-Han folks not stopped). Appeared to be searching his phone (see 0:28 to end), but moved when they realized they were being filmed.11 month ago
They stopped this young man entering Landmark a few min later (lots of older/non-Han folks not stopped). Appeared to be searching his phone (see 0:28 to end), but moved when they realized they were being filmed.
Right outside PLA barracks in Kln Tong, BaptistUniversity students set up roadblocks that stretch over two blocks, to block roads & defend the uni from police. Msgs like 'Liberate HongKong' on clear display.11 month ago
Right outside PLA barracks in Kln Tong, #BaptistUniversity students set up roadblocks that stretch over two blocks, to block roads & defend the uni from police. Msgs like 'Liberate HongKong' on clear display.
Some protesters are arrested at a backalley near Queen's Road Central. Some are seen pinned down to the floor. One police officer warns them: I told you to keep your head down.  Video: SCMP/Chris Lau11 month ago
Some protesters are arrested at a backalley near Queen's Road Central. Some are seen pinned down to the floor. One police officer warns them: "I told you to keep your head down." Video: SCMP/Chris Lau
More than a score of protesters are arrested at a backalley near Queen's Road Central. Some are seen pinned to the floor. Flashlight is deployed to disperse crowd. At least 2 protesters are arrested at Pedder Street11 month ago
More than a score of protesters are arrested at a backalley near Queen's Road Central. Some are seen pinned to the floor. Flashlight is deployed to disperse crowd. At least 2 protesters are arrested at Pedder Street
Police have commenced clearing operation in Central11 month ago
Police have commenced clearing operation in Central
Police launch a surprise siege on Central, barreling down Des Voeux Rd Central and shooting pepper-spray projectiles down Pedder St, while lots of office workers still milling around. (19:31, November 13)11 month ago
Police launch a surprise siege on Central, barreling down Des Voeux Rd Central and shooting pepper-spray projectiles down Pedder St, while lots of office workers still milling around. (19:31, November 13)
11 month ago
Both sides of Hong Chong Road outside the Cross-Harbour Tunnel entrance are blocked by barricades. There is a long queue of vehicles on the southbound side
Police officers from the Special Tactical Squad have arrived on Connaught Road Central to clear roadblocks.  Video: SCMP/Chris Lau11 month ago
Police officers from the Special Tactical Squad have arrived on Connaught Road Central to clear roadblocks. Video: SCMP/Chris Lau
CUHK has announced ending the semester early in light of the current situation. This comes as some mainland & overseas students studying in HongKong are finding ways to evacuate from the city11 month ago
CUHK has announced ending the semester early in light of the current situation. This comes as some mainland & overseas students studying in HongKong are finding ways to evacuate from the city
The centre of Sai Wan Ho, where police shot a protester on Monday morning, still looks a bit like a war zone tonight11 month ago
The centre of Sai Wan Ho, where police shot a protester on Monday morning, still looks a bit like a war zone tonight
Protesters at Chinese University have hurled petrol bombs from a footbridge which have set the tracks of the East Rail line on fire. Video: SCMP/Lea Li11 month ago
Protesters at Chinese University have hurled petrol bombs from a footbridge which have set the tracks of the East Rail line on fire. Video: SCMP/Lea Li
Tear gas fired at Tai Po Tiahe road11 month ago
Tear gas fired at Tai Po Tiahe road
11 month ago
Police said they fired 1,567 rounds of tear gas, 1312 rounds of rubber bullets and 380 bean bag rounds yesterday (Nov. 12)
Exit D1 of Central MTR station has been set on fire.  Video: SCMP/Chris Lau11 month ago
Exit D1 of Central MTR station has been set on fire. Video: SCMP/Chris Lau
This is what's happening to motor vehicles trying to transport supplies to CUHK. This driver was stopped at a police road block in Fo Tan & arrested. Most supplies   are coming by foot or bike by secret routes police have not detected11 month ago
This is what's happening to motor vehicles trying to transport supplies to CUHK. This driver was stopped at a police road block in Fo Tan & arrested. Most supplies are coming by foot or bike by secret routes police have not detected
SSP Wang Wai-shun presented a few arrows collected from the clash scene of CUHK. No officer was hit but Wang said, citing experts, these arrows can pierce through their protective gear if shot within 50m to 80m. Wang said officers were therefore facing lifethreatening situation11 month ago
SSP Wang Wai-shun presented a few arrows collected from the clash scene of CUHK. No officer was hit but Wang said, citing experts, these arrows can pierce through their protective gear if shot within 50m to 80m. Wang said officers were therefore facing lifethreatening situation
Protest zone outside Baptist University of Hong Kong  photo by: Bruce Lui11 month ago
Protest zone outside Baptist University of Hong Kong photo by: Bruce Lui
A protester has scattered shattered glass on Pedder Street where they earlier built a sophisticated barricade with bamboo sticks and bricks.  Video: SCMP/Stanley Shin11 month ago
A protester has scattered shattered glass on Pedder Street where they earlier built a sophisticated barricade with bamboo sticks and bricks. Video: SCMP/Stanley Shin
11 month ago
Four protesters arrested on Monday in CUHK, charged with rioting, have been released on bail at the local magistracy on Wednesday morning.
Earlier, a group of riot police chased after two 16-year-old students in uniforms down an alley in Central while they were clearing roadblocks on the Des Voeux Road, before releasing them after a search. The students say they were suddenly cornered after taking a glance at them11 month ago
Earlier, a group of riot police chased after two 16-year-old students in uniforms down an alley in Central while they were clearing roadblocks on the Des Voeux Road, before releasing them after a search. The students say they were suddenly cornered after taking a glance at them
Long queues of people work their way uphill to Chinese University as students, graduates and citizens bring supplies into the campus for protesters11 month ago
Long queues of people work their way uphill to Chinese University as students, graduates and citizens bring supplies into the campus for protesters
Tear gas was fired by police in Tai Shui Hang, near Ma On Shan, shortly after 2:30pm.11 month ago
Tear gas was fired by police in Tai Shui Hang, near Ma On Shan, shortly after 2:30pm.
Bricks and road blocks on Des Voeux Rd West11 month ago
Bricks and road blocks on Des Voeux Rd West
Protesters at CUHK have commandeered a vehicle found near the campus' sports ground.  Video: SCMP/Sum Lok-kei11 month ago
Protesters at CUHK have commandeered a vehicle found near the campus' sports ground. Video: SCMP/Sum Lok-kei
From earlier: Bank of Communications vandalized. An office worker taking part on the front line Office workers shielding protesters digging up bricks Police stormed CUHK, REVENGE sprayed painted at a Emporio Armani store11 month ago
From earlier: Bank of Communications vandalized. An office worker taking part on the front line Office workers shielding protesters digging up bricks "Police stormed CUHK, REVENGE" sprayed painted at a Emporio Armani store
After police have retreated  Connaught Road Central, protesters have set up a roadblock there11 month ago
After police have retreated Connaught Road Central, protesters have set up a roadblock there
Hong Kong riot police arrest and hold protesters down in Central HongKongProtests 香港11 month ago
Hong Kong riot police arrest and hold protesters down in Central #HongKongProtests #香港
Scores of office workers have continued to march in Central as they chant fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong. Meanwhile, police retreat along Connaught Road Central, and protesters move in trying to block the major thoroughfare11 month ago
Scores of office workers have continued to march in Central as they chant "fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong". Meanwhile, police retreat along Connaught Road Central, and protesters move in trying to block the major thoroughfare
Police have confirmed they have sent a marine vessel to CUHK after a some mainland students requested a means to leave the campus owing to the rail tracks and roads being blocked  The vessel will take them to a safe place, after which they will make their own travel arrangements11 month ago
Police have confirmed they have sent a marine vessel to CUHK after a some mainland students requested a means to leave the campus owing to the rail tracks and roads being blocked The vessel will take them to a safe place, after which they will make their own travel arrangements
11 month ago
Education Bureau says all schools in HongKong will be closed on Thursday
A view of policemen violently storming @hkbaptistu campus from Wed morning.11 month ago
A view of policemen violently storming @hkbaptistu campus from Wed morning.
11 month ago
Sha Tin district councillor Yau Man-chun says two pro-democracy camp councillors, Wong Hok-Lai and Chiu Chu-long, were arrested after tending to constituents into the early hours of Wednesday at Chinese University
Police clearing items off Des Voeux Road Central outside Alexandra House in Central  Video: SCMP/Stanley Shin11 month ago
Police clearing items off Des Voeux Road Central outside Alexandra House in Central Video: SCMP/Stanley Shin
For 3rd day in a row, crowd gathers in Central at junction between Pedder Street and Des Voeux Road Central. Stand with Hong Kong they chant. Their strategy is that finance workers can join during lunch time, while protest at heart of HK's commercial district can get attention11 month ago
For 3rd day in a row, crowd gathers in Central at junction between Pedder Street and Des Voeux Road Central. "Stand with Hong Kong" they chant. Their strategy is that finance workers can join during lunch time, while protest at heart of HK's commercial district can get attention
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