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USA POLITICS: Steve Bannon Greeted By Protesters at Hong Kong

USA POLITICS: Steve Bannon Greeted By Protesters at Hong Kong

“No Bannon, no racism,” chanted the group of about 15 demonstrators, who also held up a large black banner carrying the words, “Nazis are not welcome here”.

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HONG KONG POLITICS: ‘Hong Kong Independence’ Displayed at Chinese University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, China

HONG KONG POLITICS: ‘Hong Kong Independence’ Displayed at Chinese University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam criticized the posters as a violation of China’s sovereignty, while urging university administrators to take “appropriate action”.

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HONG KONG POLITICS: Arrested And Jailed! Umbrella Movement Leaders Wong, Law, Chow Take Center Stage

HONG KONG POLITICS: Arrested And Jailed! Umbrella Movement Leaders Wong, Law, Chow Take Center Stage

Umbrella Movement leaders Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow were sentenced to six to eight months in prison for their role in a protest that sparked the mass demonstrations. Joshua Wong captured the attention of the world as David against the Goliath of the Chinese Communist Party, and was hailed as one of the world’s most influential figures by Time, Fortune and Foreign Policy magazines. Softly spoken 24-year-old Nathan Law often stood beside Wong as they addressed protest crowds camped out in Hong Kong during the Umbrella Movement. Along with Wong and Law, Alex Chow was also at the forefront of the mass protests in 2014, as one of the main organisers of the Umbrella Movement.

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HONG KONG POLITICS: Carrie Lam Offers Condolences to Wife of Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo

HONG KONG POLITICS: Carrie Lam Offers Condolences to Wife of Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo

“Hong Kong people are compassionate and so I share that compassion of Hong Kong people by sending my condolences to the wife and family of Mr Liu,” Lam.

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CHINA POLITICS: Chinese Aircraft Carrier ‘Enters Taiwan Defense Zone’

CHINA POLITICS: Chinese Aircraft Carrier ‘Enters Taiwan Defense Zone’

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense added in a statement on Wednesday that the 60,000-ton carrier had entered the ADIZ at 02:40 a.m. local time and had steered north via the western side of the Taiwan Strait, China’s side of the strait.

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CHINA POLITICS: Xi Jinping Talks Tough on Hong Kong

CHINA POLITICS: Xi Jinping Talks Tough on Hong Kong

“Attempt to use Hong Kong to sabotage activities against the mainland is an act that crosses the red line,” Chinese President Xi Jinping said.

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HONG KONG POLITICS: Carrie Lam Calls For ‘Smooth and Effective’ Transfer of Power

HONG KONG POLITICS: Carrie Lam Calls For ‘Smooth and Effective’ Transfer of Power

“I have every confidence that we will have a very smooth transition,” said Hong Kong’s chief executive-elect Carrie Lam, after shaking hands with Leung.

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HONG KONG POLITICS: 20 Months in Prison For Donald Tsang

HONG KONG POLITICS: 20 Months in Prison For Donald Tsang

Donald Tsang, 72, who held the leadership post of chief executive for seven years from 2005, is the most senior city official ever to be convicted in a criminal trial and the highest ranking one to be put behind bars.

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THAILAND: Joshua Wong Detained In Bangkok ‘At China’s Request’

THAILAND: Joshua Wong Detained In Bangkok ‘At China’s Request’

“Thailand’s arrest of Joshua Wong, a pro-democracy activist in Hong Kong, sadly suggests Bangkok is willing to do Beijing’s bidding,” Sophie Richardson.

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HONG KONG: Young Anti-China Activists Win In Hong Kong Vote

HONG KONG: Young Anti-China Activists Win In Hong Kong Vote

It was the highest turnout since Hong Kong was returned to China by Britain in 1997 and comes as tensions have reached highs over Beijing interference.

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HONG KONG: New Hong Kong Election China Pledge Rule Faces First Legal Challenge

HONG KONG: New Hong Kong Election China Pledge Rule Faces First Legal Challenge

Ng and Chan also said that they objected to what they saw as “unlawful political screening of candidates in an election”.

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HONG KONG: Delegation Heading To Beijing On Detainee Notification

HONG KONG: Delegation Heading To Beijing On Detainee Notification

The meeting comes after five Hong Kong booksellers went missing under mysterious circumstances, then later appeared in mainland Chinese custody.

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HONG KONG: Donald Tsang Biography And Profile

HONG KONG: Donald Tsang Biography And Profile

Donald Tsang, also called Tsang Yam-kuen was born October 7, 1944, Hong Kong. Read Donald Tsang Biography And Profile.

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HONG KONG: Donald Tsang Charged With Misconduct

Each charge against Donald Tsang carries a maximum sentence of seven years.

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HONG KONG: Yellow Umbrellas Protesters Ignite One Year After Huge Pro-Democracy Rallies

Some Yellow Umbrellas protesters expressed their anger at the lack of progress. “We have not achieved universal suffrage,”

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