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  • In Hong Kong, the revolution will be catered

    In Hong Kong, the revolution will be catered
    Protesters showing up for Hong Kong's "umbrella revolution" without the eponymous accessory to shield themselves from rain, sun and tear gas need not fear — they can grab one of the hundreds of brand-new models in every hue hanging from pedestrian...
  • Police use tear gas as thousands of protesters persist in Hong Kong

    Police discharged tear gas and fired rubber bullets in the air Sunday in a failed attempt to scatter pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong who appear to pose the greatest test yet for China’s “one country, two systems” approach to...
  • Hong Kong protesters begin pullback at chief executive's office

    Some Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, many in tears, began leaving the Mong Kok area of the city late Sunday, pulling back from the scene of recent clashes with those who back the pro-Beijing government. Fearing a police crackdown may come within...
  • Hong Kong police: 'We have exercised maximum tolerance'

    Hong Kong police: 'We have exercised maximum tolerance'
    After stealing a short nap in a police van, the veteran officer was back on the streets early Sunday morning to kick off what would likely be his second consecutive 17-hour shift. Eyes puffy with fatigue, he kept his distance from the swarm of pro-...
  • Rival protesters face off in gritty Hong Kong

    Rival protesters face off in gritty Hong Kong
    More than a thousand rival protesters, some wearing helmets, faced off in a densely populated, gritty district of Hong Kong on Saturday, fuelling concerns that the Chinese-controlled city's worst unrest in decades could take a more violent turn. After...
  • Hong Kong merchants losing patience with protesters

    Hong Kong merchants losing patience with protesters
    If commerce is the lifeblood of this fast-dealing metropolis, Ben Pui was having little of it Saturday idling behind his glass shop counter filled with exotic medicinal herbs. “Business is down 90%,” said Pui, whose pharmacy is directly...
  • Posters and poetry: Hong Kong protesters show their creativity

    Posters and poetry: Hong Kong protesters show their creativity
    Hot pink and tangerine, chartreuse and bright blue, the Post-it notes flutter up the outdoor stairway like thousands of fragile Technicolor butterflies, clinging hopefully to the concrete wall of the government office. “We love Hong Kong.”...
  • Hong Kong businesses losing patience with protests

    HONG KONG If commerce is the lifeblood of this fast-dealing metropolis, Ben Pui was having little of it Saturday idling behind his glass shop counter filled with exotic medicinal herbs. "Business is down 90 percent," said Pui, whose pharmacy is...
  • Hong Kong clings to Chinese customs as it defies Beijing's dictates

    HONG KONG Less than a mile from where pro-government mobs clashed the day before with student protesters, Tin Hau temple was an oasis of calm on Saturday; birds chirping in trees, incense wafting from the altars. Every day, Hong Kong residents come to...
  • Hong Kong's leader tells protesters to clear streets by Monday

    Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong and the Beijing-backed government appeared to be on a collision course Saturday night as the city’s chief executive issued a stern warning that people should clear the streets and protest leaders staged a...
  • Clashes erupt in Hong Kong between supporters, opponents of protests

    Screaming until they were red in the face, arguing until they burst into tears, supporters and opponents of Hong Kong's democracy protests faced off Friday afternoon in the dense commercial district of Mong Kok. "Get out!" yelled dozens of men,...