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US State Department worried by Beijing's hints it could use troops to put down Hong Kong protests...
The United States government has expressed concern about recent statements by a senior Chinese military official suggesting that mainland forces could be deployed in Hong Kong to quell dissent on the city's streets."We note with concern the Chines
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-25 23:31 UTC
North Korea says missile test was "solemn warning" to South...
A day after two North Korean missile launches rattled Asia, the nation said it had tested a "new-type tactical guided weapon" that was meant as a "solemn warning" about South Korean weapons development and its plan to hold military exercis
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-25 23:31 UTC
U.S. warship sails through strategic Taiwan Strait...
The U.S. military said on Wednesday it sent a Navy warship through the Taiwan Strait, which separates Taiwan from China, a move likely to anger China during a period of tense relations between Washington and Beijing.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-25 01:24 UTC
China Warns of War in Case of Move Towards Taiwan Independence...
China warned on Wednesday it was ready for war if there was any move toward Taiwan's independence, accusing the United States of undermining global stability and denouncing its arms sales to the self ruled island.This month, the United States approved
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-25 01:15 UTC
Mainland Chinese sentiment on protests 'may spur tougher line on Hong Kong'...
News of Sunday night's brutal attacks on protesters and journalists in suburban Hong Kong has been censored on the mainland, but vandalism at Beijing's liaison office received blanket coverage.As a result, while Hongkongers focused on an armed mob
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-22 21:51 UTC
Hong Kong braces for weekend of marches as pro-establishment camp to support police at Tamar Park ahead of Sunday's massive protest against the government...
Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of protests with the pro-Beijing camp set to stage its second major rally on Saturday to mobilise middle-of-the-road residents to condemn violence and support police, a day before yet another massive march against
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-18 14:43 UTC
Man shouting 'You die' kills 33 at Japan anime studio...
Police said the suspect started a fire in the three-story building in Japan's capital after spraying an unidentified liquid accelerant.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-18 14:42 UTC
Hong Kong protests: China has 'repeatedly refused' to let leader Carrie Lam resign...
Chief executive again uses loaded term 'rioters' to refer to protesters involved in clashes on Sunday
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-15 15:51 UTC
Network of Chinese Concentration Camps for Uighurs Uncovered...
China's crackdown on ethnic Uighurs in the western part includes a vast network of at least 124 concentration camps along with scores of labor camps
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-15 15:47 UTC
The staggering rise of Chinese power...
The arrival of a Chinese surveillance ship on Australia's doorstep as it kicks off defence exercises with the US has highlighted the massive investment China is making into its military.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-15 15:46 UTC
Organisers Say More Than 100,000 Participate in March Against Hong Kong Extradition Bill...
Organizers said that more than 100,000 people took part in an anti-extradition bill march on July 14 in Shatin, a city north of Kowloon, Hong Kong. Clashes between demonstrators and police were reported by local media, which said that police used pepper s
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 13:32 UTC
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
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