Two men are charged with plotting to assassinate former Hong Kong Democratic Party Chairman Martin Lee.
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The chairman of the Democratic Party in Hong Kong, Albert Ho, apologises and says he will resign due to the election result. [http:--www.thestandard.com.hk-breaking_news_detail.asp?id=24758&icid=3&d_str= ("The Standard")']
Over 1 million people gather in the streets of Hong Kong to protest a new controversial law which would allow the city to extradite fugitives to China.
Tens of thousands of people gather in Hong Kong to mark the 30th anniversary of the crackdown on protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Hong Kong is one of the two places in China where people can openly commemorate the event, the other being Macau, to a lesser extent; elsewhere in China, the authorities have banned and blocked any reference to the crackdown.
Hong Kong confirms its second case of African swine fever, indicating the virus continues to spread beyond mainland China. Sheung Shui slaughterhouse is temporarily closed while 4,100 animals are culled from the facility.
A Vietnam-registered oil tanker explodes off Hong Kong's southern coast, killing at least one person and leaving three others missing.