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Carrie Lam calls for views for annual Policy Address as stalemate remains

July 10, 2019 7:01 PM

HONG KONG - While the deadlock between the government and the anti-extradition supporters drags on, the city's legislators are calling for views for the annual Policy Address to be delivered in October.

Hong Kong broadcaster TVB accused of pro-Beijing protests coverage

July 10, 2019 3:16 PM

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - Television Broadcasts Ltd (TVB), Hong Kong's dominant broadcaster, has come under attack on social media for its alleged pro-Beijing bias in the coverage of recent political protests in the city, with campaigners urging companies to pull their commercials.

Lam says extradition Bill is 'dead', but impasse continues

July 10, 2019 5:00 AM

The stalemate between the Hong Kong government and anti-extradition groups looks set to stay as Chief Executive Carrie Lam's clarification that the highly controversial extradition Bill is "dead" failed to win over her harshest critics and prompted fresh calls for protests.

China slams foreign interference after US meeting with critic

July 10, 2019 5:00 AM

China firmly opposes foreign interference in Hong Kong affairs and will never tolerate attempts by others to undermine its national sovereignty and security, as well as Hong Kong's prosperity and stability, said the Commissioner's Office of China's Foreign Ministry in the city.

12 arrested as HK police crack down on violence

July 04, 2019 5:00 AM

Demonstrators fearful of repercussions from Monday's violence when protesters stormed and vandalised the Legislative Council (LegCo) building had their worst fears confirmed last night when police announced the arrest of at least 12 protesters.

Lull in Hong Kong demonstrations as protesters evaluate next step

July 03, 2019 7:49 PM

HONG KONG - A lull has crept over the protest movement in Hong Kong, as protesters ponder the next step in their fight against the government over an extradition bill.

Lesson from Hong Kong: Governments need thriving alternative voices

July 03, 2019 5:43 PM

HONG KONG - If there is one lesson governments around the world can take away from the recent series of protests in Hong Kong, it is that alternative voices must thrive, observers believe, adding that groupthink can backfire.

China protests to Britain over Jeremy Hunt's Hong Kong comments

July 03, 2019 3:37 PM

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China protested to Britain over Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt's warning that Beijing should honour its commitments to protect freedoms in Hong Kong or face serious consequences, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday (July 3).

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