‘If We Lose This, We Lose Everything’

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HONG KONG — Protests rumbled across the Chinese territory of Hong Kong as police and what authorities estimated were 9,000 pro-democracy demonstrators battled to control blocks and intersections in the financial capital. As the clashes spread, pitting …

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Hong Kong Showdown

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HONG KONG — The city’s youth were at it again. On the night of Oct. 15, hundreds of young democracy protesters converged on Lung Wo Road near the government center, prepared for what they hoped was …

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The Movement That Changed Hong Kong: A Timeline

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Hong Kong will never be the same — not after police tear gassed and pepper-sprayed pro-democracy demonstrators just over two weeks ago, galvanizing demonstrators and turning the financial center into a political hotbed. Although the causes of …

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Hong Kong Protesters Are Digging In

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HONG KONG — Outside of the Admiralty subway station in downtown Hong Kong, about 30 young people sat on the pavement near a large and dusty pile of plaster, plasterboard, and wood, which someone had scrounged …

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Where Are Hong Kong’s Expats?

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HONG KONG — A burly man with gray hair and a bit of stubble paused at Civic Square in the Chinese territory of Hong Kong late one night, holding aloft a pink umbrella. He was doing …

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Hong Kong’s Sour Deal

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An old song made the rounds in Hong Kong as World War II was ending, and it went like this: ”The fish will return to the ocean; The dog will have had his day; The hundred …

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‘A New Era for Hong Kong’

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[This article has been updated to reflect additional responses.] It’s been one day since Carrie Lam, the second-ranking official in the Hong Kong government, told pro-democracy protesters that she would not follow through with plans for Friday …

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