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Lawyers for Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok and Rafael Hui pressed for leniency Monday as their clients faced seven years in prison.
Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok and the government's former deputy leader Rafael Hui were found guilty of corruption.
A Macau pro-democracy leader said he is being "watched" by authorities before a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Police prepared to clear Hong Kong's last remaining pro-democracy protest site where just a handful of demonstrators remain.
Rush-hour traffic streamed through the heart of Hong Kong for the first time in more than two months after police cleared the city's main pro-democracy protest camp.
Hong Kong police began dismantling the city's main pro-democracy site and hauling off a hard core of protesters who nevertheless vow that their struggle lives on.
The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement tearfully announced they would "surrender" by turning themselves in to police.
Joshua Wong, the teenage face of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement, and two other student demonstrators went on hunger strike.
Amnesty International warned Hong Kong police against "excessive force" ahead of a planned rally by pro-democracy demonstrators.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters are at a crossroads -- as public support fades after nearly two months of mass sit-ins and gridlocked traffic.
Hong Kong bailiffs and police are planning to take action at pro-democracy protest sites in the city, as pressure grows on demonstrators to leave.
A British banker appeared in a Hong Kong court charged with the grisly murder of two women whose bodies were found in his upmarket apartment.
A prominent businesswoman has sparked outrage in Hong Kong by comparing the city's pro-democracy protesters to African-American slaves.
A month on the streets has given young Hong Kong democracy protesters a taste of life outside the city's cramped shoebox apartments.
A senior Hong Kong lawmaker was expelled from a prestigious Chinese government body.
Hong Kong democracy activists marked one month of mass protests, calling on supporters to gather for an evening rally wearing the masks.
Leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests abruptly postponed a vote on their next steps due to differing opinions about how to move the month-long campaign forward.
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Hong Kong student leaders said they may not take part in further talks with the government after accusing city authorities of failing to make any meaningful offer.
Hong Kong's leader told media that if the government met pro-democracy protesters' demands it would result in the city's poorer people dominating elections.