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
Major quake strikes northern Japan... NHK | 2019-06-18 17:08 UTC
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.
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
Hong Kong Protesters Demand Chief Exec's Resignation... VOA | 2019-06-17 13:02 UTC
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.
Pressure mounts on Hong Kong leader from her own allies... AFP | 2019-06-14 13:44 UTC
Hong Kong's embattled leader faced mounting pressure on Friday to abandon a deeply unpopular plan to allow extraditions to China as key allies urged a rethink following unprecedented political unrest.The global network of Agence France-Presse covers 1
Revoke HK's special status, NPP says...
New Power Party (NPP) legislators and a coalition of civic groups yesterday urged the government to cancel the special legal status granted to Hong Kong officials and investors with Chinese ties amid growing concerns over a Hong Kong extradition bill.