Hong Kong: Occupy Central anger over Beijing ruling

31 Aug 2014 | BBC

Democratic groups in Hong Kong have vowed to fight a Chinese government ruling that effectively gives China control over the candidates for the next leadership election.

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Were some Hong Kong marchers paid?

Juliana Liu | 19 August 2014 | BBC

Boisterous demonstrations are a feature of life in Hong Kong, a semi-autonomous Chinese city that enjoys the freedom of speech and assembly.

Citizens tend to be extremely politically savvy, as well as practical.

That’s why rallies tend to take place on Sundays and public holidays, when most people have time off.

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