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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Hong Kong

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Mob attack in Hong Kong leaves dozens wounded following protest march
Police in Hong Kong have been criticised for not doing enough to stop the violence.
Tens of thousands march in another huge anti-government rally in Hong Kong
The protests have been sparked by years of rising anger over Beijing’s influence.
Ireland underage goalkeeper Bazunu included in Man City's pre-season tour squad
The former Shamrock Rovers netminder will join Pep’s side on their tour of Asia.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead'
However, she stopped short of demands to immediately withdraw the bill.
Hong Kong police arrest five after new night of clashes
Police said the protest group was taking part in an “unlawful assembly”
'Hands off Hong Kong': China sends warning to Britain
Anti-Beijing demonstrations have rocked Hong Kong in recent weeks.
Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters
Meanwhile, China’s central government has condemned the ransaking of the legislature yesterday.
Hong Kong protest: Riot police fire tear gas on crowd hours after group breaches parliament
Today is the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong from UK to Chinese rule.
How is Hong Kong different to China and what do protesters worry might happen?
After the biggest mass demonstration in years last month, there is more violence in the city today.
Hong Kong leader apologises for extradition crisis but refuses to resign
Hong Kong Leader Carrie Sham apologised at a press conference today.
Hong Kong leader apologises for handling of extradition bill
Lam’s apology fell short of protester demands that she resign.
Tens of thousands hit Hong Kong streets in anger at extradition law
Protesters are calling for the city’s leader Carrie Lam to step down; Lam apologised again today.
Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests
More mass protests are expected today, forcing politicians to consider putting the bill on hold to “cool citizens down”.
Hong Kong police face brutality claims after violent clashes over extradition bill
Protesters were met yesterday with police officers who sprayed tear gas and fired rubber bullets.
Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters amid clashes over extradition plans
Black-clad demonstrators, most of them young people and students, have surrounded government offices.
Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite protests
Huge crowds took to the streets in opposition yesterday.
Demonstrators clash with police after more than a million people turn out for Hong Kong protests
People took to the streets en masse to protest a new law that would allow extradition to China from Hong Kong.
Photos: Anarchy in Hong Kong parliament as politicians scuffle over extradition row
Two sides of the row were arguing over who was leading a meeting to discuss the proposed extradition policy.
Ex-Connacht prop Wilkinson ready for Rapid Rugby as he builds reputation in Hong Kong
Brett Wilkinson traveled from South Africa to forge his playing career in Connacht, and he’s not letting Geography hold back his coaching prospects.
A German WWI hand grenade from a French trench ended up in a Hong Kong crisp factory
The grenade was then detonated by police.
Dublin bowler wins first ever Irish medal at World Championships in Hong Kong
The Swords native beat the defending world champion along the way.
World's longest sea bridge - that cost an estimated €17 billion - officially opened
The €12 billion bridge took almost a decade to build while incurring major delays and cost overruns
World's longest sea bridge finally set to open this week
Construction of the massive Chinese project began nearly a decade ago and it has been dogged by delays.
World's first human case of rat disease discovered in Hong Kong
Rat hepatitis E was found in a 56-year-old man who persistently produced abnormal liver function tests.
Man killed wife and daughter with yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide
The professor was accused of hatching the murder plot because he was having an affair with a student.
Hope fades in finding survivors after Typhoon Mangkhut unleases landslides in Philippines
Mangkhut already is confirmed to have killed 66 people in the Philippines and four in China.
'It’s nice to have the feeling that you belong to a club and I don’t think there are any better than Bohs'
Former Bohemians captain Kevin Hunt looks back at a decade with the Gypsies, playing in Asia and life after retirement.
Anaesthetist 'killed wife and daughter using yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide', court told
His wife and 16-year-old daughter were found on a roadside in a locked yellow Mini Cooper in 2015.
'Surprising' level of interest in direct flight from Dublin to Asia
The new Dublin to Hong Kong route has attracted interest from Chinese, Japanese and Filipino globetrotters.
World Cup a primary focus for Ireland men's 7s after Hong Kong heartbreak
The Irish side will have to wait until next season for another shot at qualifying for the World Series.
Ireland men's 7s go after World Series qualification in Hong Kong
Billy Dardis and his team get their bid underway in Hong Kong early tomorrow morning.
'It would change the whole Irish rugby pathway' - Men's 7s have World Series shot
The Ireland men’s sevens team can secure a place on the World Sevens Series in Hong Kong next month.
Driver arrested after 19 die in Hong Kong bus crash
The double-decker bus overturned, flipping onto its side and crashing into a lamppost.
Former CIA agent arrested in New York with top secret info listing real identities of undercover spies
The man was found with documents in JFK International Airport.
South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea
It follows US President Donald Trump’s tweets about the alleged transfer of oil.
Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere
The airline’s general manager said crew described seeing the missile “blow up and fall apart”.
Ireland will soon have a direct flight to one of Asia's most famous cities
The flights will begin next June.
Wonderful Woodman lands eight tries as New Zealand smash triple figures in Hong Kong demolition
The game finished 121-0 as the four-time champions march on, truly enjoying their World Cup experience.
This photo of the tallest player in the Women's Rugby World Cup standing next to the shortest player is delightful
Proof that rugby is for everyone.
This photo of the tallest player in the Women's Rugby World Cup standing next to the shortest player is delightful
Proof that rugby is for everyone.