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Phones Light up in Hong Kong on Tiananmen Massacre Anniversary

Hundreds of people gathered in Hong Kong near the site of a banned candlelight vigil on Friday, lighting up their phone flashlights as thousands of police turned out to guard the area and prevent anyone from getting through. Without talking to each other, the bystanders lit up their phones at around 8.00 p.m. outside the […]Read More

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UK Kicks Off New Visa Scheme for Hong Kong Residents

The UK scheme to offer British citizenship to millions of Hong Kong residents kicks in on Sunday. According to the plan, anyone with a British National Overseas passport, a special status created under British law in 1987 that specifically relates to Hong Kong, will be able to apply for a visa to live and work […]Read More

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Hong Kong Arrests Over 50 Opposition Figures Under National Security

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Police in Hong Kong on Wednesday detained over 50 high-profile anti-Beijing activists and politicians, including one US national, in early morning raids, media reported. According to South China Morning Post, all former Democratic opposition lawmakers – who resigned in protest in November – were arrested along with high-profile political organizers who took […]Read More

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Chinese Authorities Release Details on Proposed Hong Kong Security Legislation

BEIJING (Sputnik) – The Chinese authorities revealed on Saturday the details of the proposed Hong Kong security bill after the three-day meeting of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee. The controversial legislature, which prompted strong criticism from Hong Kong citizens and abroad, comprises six chapters and 66 articles. The chapters, inter alia, cover general provisions, […]Read More

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China’s Plan to Impose Draconian Law on Hong Kong Sparks

China’s announcement it will bypass Hong Kong’s legislature to impose draconian security laws on the city to quell “subversion” and “foreign interference” during the year-long protest movement sparked criticism and concern on Friday from the U.S., U.K., and international rights organizations. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the move would be a “death knell” […]Read More

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Hong Kong Celebrities in Thailand for TV Series Filming

BANGKOK, Jan 17 (TNA) – Hong Kong actress, Michelle Yim Wai-Ling, also known by her Chinese stage name Mai Suet is in Thailand for shooting investigative drama series. Chattan Kunjara Na Ayudhya, the TAT’s deputy governor of marketing for Asia and South Pacific welcomed the production team, actors and actresses, shooting TVB’s drama series, “Sinister […]Read More

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Hong Kong Protesters Set Harbour Tunnel Bridge on Fire as

Protesters in Hong Kong set the Harbour Tunnel bridge on fire as the riot police were preparing to move in, Reuters has reported. According to the agency, the police had gathered at the end of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel bridge near the barricaded Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The protesters were reportedly shooting bows and arrows and […]Read More