Voter turnout plunges in Hong Kong under new election laws

Voter turnout plunges in Hong Kong under new election laws

HONG KONG — Voter turnout in Hong Kong sank to 30 percent Sunday in the first legislative election since Beijing amended the laws to reduce the number of directly elected… Read more
Major fire traps dozens in Hong Kong skyscraper, 12 injured

Major fire traps dozens in Hong Kong skyscraper, 12 injured

HONG KONG — Firefighters on Wednesday rescued hundreds of people who fled to the rooftop of a Hong Kong skyscraper and became trapped there after a major fire broke out.… Read more