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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 protests have sparked a new level of Chinese paranoia...
Up to 2 million people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong to protest in recent weeks. The immediate trigger was an "extradition agreement" that China had demanded the city's usually complaisant Legislative Council to pass. The agreement wo
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-06 15:08 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
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
Beijing Gives Warning To Hong Kong Protesters Over 'Serious Illegal Act'...
'They talk about the so-called right of freedom'
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-02 17:37 UTC
UK warns of consequences over Hong Kong freedoms...
Britain yesterday warned China that there would be serious consequences if Beijing broke its promises to protect freedoms in Hong Kong, after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-02 17:36 UTC
UK's Hunt: we expect China to abide by the 1984 Hong Kong treaty...
Britain expects China to abide by a 1984 treaty which guarantees basic freedoms to the former British colony of Hong Kong for 50 years, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday. In an interview with Reuters during a visit to Northern Ireland, Hunt al
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-02 17:35 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
Gordon G. Chang: Could Hong Kong protests topple China's Communist rulers?...
Xi Jinping may appear strong now but demonstrators in Hong Kong are forcing their leader to capitulate and China's leader has to be concerned what happens next.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-20 02:34 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
UPDATE 7-Hong Kong leader apologises as protesters press demands for her to quit...
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handling of a bill that would have allowed people to be sent to mainland China for trial.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-16 14:24 UTC

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