Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Hong Kong marks 20 years since handover to China

The Chinese president has sworn in the new leader of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, as the territory marks 20 years since its handover to China from Britain. Xi Jinping joined a series of lavish events, including a flag-raising ceremony, amid tight police security. But clashes have taken place between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing demonstrators close to the site, with several arrests ...

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British rock band TTNG detained in Hong Kong over visas

British band TTNG and US musician Mylets have been briefly detained in Hong Kong over alleged visa offences. According to media reports, the band members were held after a raid by police and immigration officers on a warehouse venue hosting their gig. The founder of concert organisers Hidden Agenda was also arrested, the agency told the BBC. Hidden Agenda events ...

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Hong Kong ex-leader found guilty of misconduct

Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang has been found guilty of misconduct in office, in a case related to his use of a luxury flat in China. Mr Tsang, who led Hong Kong from 2005 to 2012, had faced three charges of misconduct and bribery. He was cleared of a second count of misconduct and the jury failed to ...

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