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European Union calls for 'inclusive dialogue' over Hong Kong tensions

Hong Kong democracy activists kicked off new round of protests that began over a plan to allow extraditions to mainland China.

published on : 17th August 2019

Not aware of any military plans by China: Hong Kong police

The officers added that they are unsure whether they would be informed ahead of time if Chinese paramilitary or army forces were deployed in Hong Kong.

published on : 15th August 2019

US President Donald Trump urges Chinese leader Xi to meet Hong Kong protesters

Trump has been reticent to criticize China's stance on Hong Kong, indicating he regards the unrest as an internal matter for Beijing.

published on : 15th August 2019

China slams Hong Kong airport protesters, US 'deeply concerned'

It was the second time this week that China had sought to frame the protests as 'terrorism' which have raised fears it may deploy force to quell the unrest.

published on : 15th August 2019

Flights restart at Hong Kong airport as protesters apologize

Protesters circulated letters and promotional materials apologizing to travellers and the general public for inconveniences during the past five days of airport.

published on : 14th August 2019

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific sacks two pilots for supporting anti-government rallies

Hong Kong has been gripped by ten weeks of protests that have seen millions take to the streets, sparked by opposition to a planned law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China.

published on : 14th August 2019

Trump confirms China moving troops to Hong Kong border

Chinese state and social media had earlier aired video of security forces gathering across the border from the enclave.

published on : 14th August 2019

'When will you die?' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam grilled at press conference

Under the 'One country, two systems' principle, the media in Hong Kong enjoys freedoms unheard of in mainland China.

published on : 13th August 2019

US President Donald Trump official urges 'all sides to refrain from violence' in Hong Kong

US President Donald Trump has so far been muted on the growing unrest in Hong Kong, saying it is an internal affair for China.

published on : 13th August 2019

US stocks fall on Hong Kong protests, trade worries

Authorities said more than 5,000 people descended on the Hong Kong airport carrying placards and chanting slogans about police violence.

published on : 12th August 2019

Tear gas fired in Hong Kong with no end in sight to protests

Tear gas was also deployed in central Hong Kong, in the Tsim Sha Tsui area on the Kowloon side and in Wan Chai on Hong Kong Island.

published on : 12th August 2019

China demands Britain stop 'meddling' in Hong Kong

The pro-democracy protests, which are partly fuelled by widespread anger at an erosion of liberties in Hong Kong, have become the biggest threat to Beijing's rule.

published on : 11th August 2019

Hong Kong protests: More than 20 charged with rioting appear in city court

The protests have been propelled by an underlying distrust for the ruling Communist Party on the mainland, where speech is tightly controlled and dissenters are routinely jailed.

published on : 31st July 2019

Hong Kong protesters hit subway to disrupt morning commute

Angry commuters argued with protesters in a stopped train and on the platform at Tiu Keng Leng station.

published on : 30th July 2019

China calls for swift punishment of Hong Kong violence; supports pro-Beijing leader, city police

Pro-democracy protesters fought a second consecutive day of running battles with police in a well-heeled residential district of Hong Kong.

published on : 29th July 2019
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