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Hong Kong leader's race pits Beijing's pick vs 'Uncle Chips'

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 05:44:54 GMT2017-03-25T05:44:54Z

HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong's next leader will be chosen Sunday by an election committee stacked with pro-Beijing elites who heed the wishes of China's communist leaders rather than the semiautonomous region's voters....

Photo gallery: New Hong Kong leader, as anointed by Beijing

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:38:26 GMT2017-03-24T06:38:26Z

HONG KONG (AP) -- On Sunday morning, a select group of tycoons, business leaders, politicians and trade and industry group representatives will gather in a cavernous exhibition center to vote for the next leader of Hong Kong....

Hong Kong tycoon Li chokes up as he reflects on economy

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:53:20 GMT2017-03-22T12:53:20Z

HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing had an emotional moment Wednesday as he reflected on the weak state of the financial hub's economy....

Hong Kong set to pick new leader anointed by Beijing

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:39:59 GMT2017-03-21T06:39:59Z

HONG KONG (AP) -- The three candidates vying to be Hong Kong's next leader squared off in a feisty debate in front of hundreds of voters who peppered them with questions....