Hong Kongers head to the polls Sunday to choose candidates for the semiautonomous city’s legislature, in the first major election since 2014 pro-democracy street protests.
Photos by Kin Cheung Asia’s biggest exhibition of modern and contemporary art brought together 239 galleries from 35 countries and territories in Hong Kong, which has emerged as the region’s top art trading hub.
Photos by Kin Cheung In tightly packed Hong Kong, the dead are causing a problem for the living.
Photos by Vincent Yu As other diners in the McDonald’s enjoyed their Big Macs past midnight early last month, no one noticed the middle-aged woman who appeared to be sleeping at her table.
Photos by Vincent Yu A year ago, Hong Kong’s famously busy streets were shut down by pro-democracy protesters in the so-called “Umbrella Movement” — a moniker that came from the umbrellas used by demonstrators to fend off pepper spray used by police early in the nearly 80-day face-off.
Photos by Vincent Yu and Kin Cheung A year ago, Hong Kong’s famously busy streets were shut down by pro-democracy activists who occupied them for 79 days in what became known as the “Umbrella Movement.”
Photos by Vincent Yu On the evening of Sept. 28, Hong Kong police struggling to hold back thousands of democracy protesters unleashed dozens of rounds of tear gas in a failed attempt to disperse them.
Throughout the day, Associated Press photo editors comb through and designate a selection of the most newsworthy and visually breathtaking images as APTOPIX.