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Hong Kong leader dismisses demands to drop controversial bill...
HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, said Monday that she had no intention of withdrawing contentious legislation that would allow extraditions to mainland China, despite hundreds of thousands of people demonstrating against it the day before.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-10 21:35 UTC
U.S. gravely concerned by proposed amendments to Hong Kong extradition laws...
The United States is gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Monday.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-10 21:34 UTC
US Assures Manila over Chinese Moves in Disputed Sea...
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Washington is ready to invoke 1951 Mutual Defense Treaty.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-01 21:36 UTC
9 hurt as car rams into crowd at famed Tokyo street on New Year...
Nine people were hurt, one seriously, when a man deliberately ploughed his car into crowds celebrating New Year's Eve along a famous Tokyo street, ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-01 05:19 UTC
Japanese submarine conducts drill in South China Sea...
TOKYO -- A Japanese submarine conducted a drill in the South China Sea alongside three other vessels, the Maritime Self-Defense Force said i
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-17 18:04 UTC
Hokkaido nuclear plant on backup power after quake, reviving memories of Fukushima disaster...
A nuclear power station in Hokkaido is relying on emergency backup power after a powerful earthquake knocked out electricity on the northern island Thursday, offering ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-06 20:27 UTC
'Independence is a Way Forward' For Hong Kong, Student Leader Tells University...
The government hits out at discussion of the topic at a university inauguration ceremony, saying independence 'is not feasible' for the city.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-03 19:18 UTC
China wants to track every driver by putting RFID chips on car windshields...
China will soon begin tracking the movements of all new cars.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-15 04:26 UTC
Hong Kong Journalists Protest Detention of News Cameraman in Beijing...
Journalism groups hit out at the 'violent arrest' of Now TV video journalist Chui Chun-ming, who has since been released following 'mediation.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-16 19:28 UTC
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