By Venus Wu

HK independence activists claim harassment from pro-China media

By Venus Wu HONG KONG (Reuters) - Activists who have advocated independence for Hong Kong say they have been harassed or followed by pro-China local newspapers in recent months, while Beijing has stepped up its rhetoric against what it calls the "...

Thursday, August 25, 2016, 9:36 AM

Hundreds swelter in Hong Kong protests at perceived election meddling

By Venus Wu HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters rallied on Sunday against Hong Kong's disqualification of six candidates from legislative elections, the latest outpouring of anger at a perceived tightening grip on the city's freedoms by China...

Sunday, August 21, 2016, 4:43 PM

Philippines seeks formal talks with China amid South China Sea tension: Ramos

By Venus Wu HONG KONG (Reuters) - The Philippines wants formal negotiations with China to explore pathways to peace and cooperation, the Southeast Asian nation's special envoy, Fidel Ramos, said on Friday, after a meeting with former Chinese deputy foreign...

Friday, August 12, 2016, 8:46 AM

Philippines envoy 'optimistic' about ice breaking China trip

By Venus Wu HONG KONG (Reuters) - Former Philippines President Fidel Ramos on Tuesday named the head of a Chinese government think-tank among the experts and officials he hoped to meet on a trip to rekindle ties with China soured by a maritime dispute in the...

Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 12:00 PM

Tens of thousands protest in Hong Kong as China tensions simmer over booksellers

By Venus Wu HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents marched in protest on the 19th anniversary of the financial hub's return to Chinese rule on Friday as tensions simmer against Chinese authorities over the abductions of Hong...

Friday, July 1, 2016, 3:36 PM