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Hong Kong Protesters Call Off Talks With Government After Clashes

Get the latest on the situation in Hong Kong.

October 3, 2014

Hong Kong Activists Push Democracy Through Polling

By Stuart Leavenworth, McClatchy Foreign Staff BEIJING — Hong Kong’s 3.5 million registered voters are making a statement that they want ballot choices in 2017. China’s Communist Party is making a statement it wants to control those choices. Those entrenched positions are clashing this week as Hong Kong democracy advocates conclude an informal poll on […]

June 23, 2014

Strong Turnout For Referendum On Choosing Hong Kong’s Leader

By Julie Makinen, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — More than 400,000 Hong Kong residents cast electronic ballots Friday in a nonbinding referendum aimed at giving the Chinese city’s 7.2 million people more of a voice in how their chief executive is selected, organizers of the vote said. However, authorities in Beijing denounced the exercise as […]

June 20, 2014