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How Canadians are part of an underground network helping Hong Kong protesters in their struggle against Chinese control...
Hong Kong is Asia's most Canadian city, with 300,000 citizens among its residents, while more than 200,000 Hong Kong immigrants call Canada home. That close relationship is the reason why Canada is one hub of an international network supporting pro-de
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 13:31 UTC
Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead, but critics unconvinced...
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the Chinese-ruled city's biggest crisis in decades is dead and that government work on the legislation had been a "total failure", but critics accused her of playing
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-09 16:14 UTC
China demands US halt plan to sell 1.8bn of arms to Taiwan...
China has demanded the US halt its plan to sell $2.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-09 16:13 UTC
US State Department Approves Taiwan's Bid to Buy Military Equipment...
The U.S. State Department has approved a request by Taiwan to purchase an estimated $2.2 billion worth of military equipment.The deal, announced Monday by the Defense Department's Defense Security Cooperation Agency, inc
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-09 16:13 UTC
Hong Kong Protests Show Dangers of a Cashless Society...
It can be easy to take cash for granted, especially in a wealthy, developed economy. Those fortunate enough to live ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-06 23:28 UTC
UK not ruling out sanctions on China over Hong Kong: FM Hunt...
LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has refused to rule out sanctions on China, as he is keeping his
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-06 15:12 UTC
Hong Kong Activists Speak Out...
Young demonstrators speak of their passion, depression and steely determination to take to Hong Kong's streets again. They are clear in their opposition to Beijing's tightening grip on their city.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-06 15:06 UTC
Johnson says he backs Hong Kong people 'every inch of the way'...
Boris Johnson, who could be Britain's prime minister by the end of the mont...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-03 15:27 UTC
China and forced organ harvesting: Cruelty on a massive scale...
Last week, as the world focused attention on the Hong Kong protests, a report came out that gruesomely underscored why the protesters felt led to protest.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-03 15:27 UTC
Hong Kong police prepare citywide raids to hunt down and arrest protesters who stormed and vandalised Legislative Council complex...
Hong Kong police are hunting down hundreds of protesters who stormed and vandalised the city's legislature and are preparing to launch citywide raids to arrest them, the Post learned on Wednesday.To locate the suspects, officers from the Organised Cri
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-03 15:26 UTC
Hong Kong protesters storm government headquarters video...
Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters stormed the government HQ on the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to China on Monday, destroying pictures and painting walls with graffiti
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-01 16:03 UTC
HK activists plant powerful symbol...
Hundreds of protesters stormed Hong Kong's parliament late on Monday as the territory marked its China handover anniversary, ransacking the building and daubing its walls with graffiti as police warned they were poised to use "appropriate force
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-01 16:02 UTC
Hong Kong elite take tentative steps to join extradition law protest...
Business leaders fear their firms could be vulnerable if Carrie Lam's stalled bill passes
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-22 16:29 UTC
Major quake strikes northern Japan...
The Japan Meteorological Agency says a magnitude-6.7 quake struck the northern part of the country late Tuesday night. No fatalities have been reported. Tsunami advisories issued along the Sea of Japan coast have been lifted.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-18 17:30 UTC
Former Protest Leaders Call For Probe Into China's Tiananmen Rights Record...
Former 1989 student leader Wang Dan says the U.N. Human Rights Council should probe China's rights record linked to the Tiananmen massacre.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-18 16:56 UTC
US needs to join Hong Kong fight...
At least four times in the past few decades, a US president has been presented with opportunities and risks from a popular uprising against an oppressive foreign adversary that threatened US interests. Now, US President Donald Trump — who is still a
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-18 16:55 UTC
Hong Kong Protesters Reject Leader's Apology, Call For Independent Probe...
Protesters and journalists call for the authorities to be held accountable for last week's police violence.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-18 16:53 UTC
China won't allow Hong Kong leader to step down despite mass unrest - HK official...
Beijing won't let Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, step down even if she wanted to, a senior city government official close to her said on Monday, adding that a divisive extradition law she delayed on the weekend was effectively withdrawn. Oppositi
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-17 13:53 UTC
Hong Kong Protesters Demand Chief Exec's Resignation...
Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong joined those calling for the city's pro-Beijing leader's resignation, saying after his release from prison Monday that he would soon join massive protests against an extradition law.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-17 13:52 UTC
Tens of thousands of protesters return to streets in Hong Kong...
Hong Kong residents filled the streets on Sunday for the second week in a row, protesting a suspended bill that would allow some suspects to be extradited to the Chinese mainland, a
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-16 14:26 UTC
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