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Hong Kong Protesters Rally Despite Attacks and Police Ban

The Sunday demonstration, which follows 20 weeks of antigovernment protests, is a test of the movement’s strength amid increasing violence
Tags: Hong Kong Protests (2019, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Lam, Carrie (1957-, Hong Kong, China, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations


Hong Kong Protesters Plan to March Despite Attacks and Police Ban

The Sunday demonstration, which follows 20 weeks of antigovernment protests, will be a test of the movement’s strength amid increasing violence
Tags: Hong Kong Protests (2019, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Lam, Carrie (1957-, Hong Kong, China, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations


Protest Leaders Ignore Ban, Call for March: Hong Kong Update

(Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong protest organizers said they would lead demonstrators through Kowloon on Sunday in a march despite losing an appeal against a police ban on the procession.The Appeal Board on Public Meetings and Processions supported the police’s refusal to approve the march because of the potential for violence, Radio Television Hong Kong reported. The rally was originally called to protest a government ban on masks and comes after Wednesday’s attack on Civil Human Rights Front’s organi...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Disney, Taiwan, Mong Kok, CHAN, CNA, Carrie Lam, Executive Council, Tsim Sha Tsui, Lam, West Kowloon, Stanley, Kowloon, Chinese University


Hong Kong protesters pray, gird for unauthorized rally

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters are set for another weekend of civil disobedience as they prepare to hold an unauthorized protest march to press their demands. Supporters are holding a prayer rally on Saturday night. The protest march is planned for Sunday, with organizers vowing to hold the event even though it […]
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Ap, Nation, Nation & World


Hong Kong protests: NBA fans join anti-China display

Spectators at a US basketball match don t-shirts and masks in support of the Hong Kong protests.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, US, Nba


Protesters Lose Appeal on Police’s March Ban: Hong Kong Update

(Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong protest organizers lost an appeal against a banned march on Sunday, which could still attract thousands of demonstrators after one of their leaders was brutally assaulted.The Appeal Board on Public Meetings and Processions supported the police’s refusal to approve the march because of the potential for violence, Radio Television Hong Kong reported. The rally was originally called to protest a government ban on masks and comes after Wednesday’s attack on Civil Human Right...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Disney, Taiwan, Mong Kok, CHAN, CNA, Carrie Lam, Executive Council, Tsim Sha Tsui, Lam, Stanley, Kowloon, Chinese University, Criminal Investigation Bureau


Hong Kong leader defends police use of force

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday said the police have used "appropriate force of weapon" to respond to protesters in large-scale events and that the government will not tolerate any unlawful or violent acts, even by the police.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Stories, Carrie Lam


Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam defends police use of force

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday said the police have used "appropriate force of weapon" to respond to protesters in large-scale events and that the government will not tolerate any unlawful or violent acts, even by the police.
Tags: Hong Kong, Cnn, Carrie Lam


AP Photos: Hong Kongers use masquerade as new protest tactic

HONG KONG (AP) — Winnie the Pooh, Guy Fawkes, Pepe the Frog — these are the new faces of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest movement. Demonstrators masqueraded Friday night as their favorite characters in defiance of the government’s ban this month on face coverings at public gatherings. Protesters in the semi-autonomous Chinese city took a humorous […]
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Ap, Winnie, Hong Kongers, Nation & World


Hong Kong says murder suspect wants to surrender to Taiwan

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says the murder suspect whose case inadvertently helped ignite the city’s protest movement wants to surrender to authorities in Taiwan. Carrie Lam told reporters Saturday that she had received a letter from Chan Tong-kai requesting help to give himself up. Chan is wanted by Taiwan authorities for allegedly […]
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Ap, Taiwan, Nation, CHAN, Carrie Lam, Nation & World, Chan Tong


Hundreds Flood Brooklyn Nets Game In ‘Stand With Hong Kong’ T-Shirts

Protesters slam NBA for kowtowing to China.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Nba, Brooklyn Nets


Andrew Bogut appears to take shot at LeBron on Twitter

The NBA wants it to, and it will eventually fade some (only to flare up again later), but the NBA/China relationship issue is not going away. The latest spark comes from across the ocean, down in Australia, where former Warrior (and Buck and a couple other teams in the middle) Andrew Bogut takes what is a pretty clear a dig at LeBron James over the China issue. Let me sum up. Rockets GM Daryl Morey Tweeted support for the Hong Kong protesters just before the NBA was about to send the Lakers and ...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Australia, China, Nba, Rockets, Lebron James, Lakers, Daryl Morey, Andrew Bogut, NBA China


Hong Kong's leader backs police use of force as protesters plan 'illegal' march

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam took to the airwaves on Saturday to back the use of force by police ahead of a major anti-government march planned this weekend in the Chinese-ruled city, which has been battered by months of violent protests. Following a week of relative calm, Sunday's march will test the strength of the pro-democracy movement. The trigger for unrest in Hong Kong had been a now-withdrawn proposal to allow extradition to mainland China, as well as Taiwan and Macau.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Taiwan, Carrie Lam


Fans support Hong Kong, Tibet at Nets’ 1st game since China

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of fans held signs, wore shirts and chanted support for Hong Kong and Tibet in the Brooklyn Nets’ first game since returning from China. The fans sat behind the backboard near the Nets’ bench at Barclays Center in their 123-107 loss to Toronto on Friday night. The Nets returned […]
Tags: Hong Kong, New York, Tibet, News, China, Sports, Toronto, Ap, Nba, Brooklyn Nets, Nets, Barclays Center, Hong Kong Tibet


China legislature blasts US Congress over Hong Kong

BEIJING (AP) — China’s ceremonial legislature is attacking legislation in the U.S. Congress to support pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. A spokesman for the National People’s Congress says the legislation “violates the basic norms of international law and international relations” and “grossly interferes in China’s domestic politics.” The spokesman, Zang Tiewei, is the latest Chinese […]
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Beijing, Nation, US Congress, U S Congress, National People s Congress, Nation & World, Zang Tiewei


Democratic & Republican lawmakers criticize Apple, Blizzard in letter

In two joint letters, several lawmakers from both major political parties called out gaming and tech giants Apple and Blizzard amid the Hong Kong protests.
Tags: Apple, Gaming, Hong Kong, News, Trends, Blizzard, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Republican, Activision Blizzard, Blizzard Entertainment, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


Suspect in Case Behind Unrest to Surrender: Hong Kong Update

(Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong protesters flooded the city’s streets again on Friday and police banned a large pro-democracy march planned for Sunday, as the Asian financial hub prepared for yet another weekend of unrest. Meanwhile, the suspect in a Taiwan murder case that sparked Hong Kong’s crisis agreed to surrender himself.Protesters are seeking to keep the pressure on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam with a 20th-straight weekend of demonstrations. Earlier this week, Lam was twice shouted down...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Taiwan, Mong Kok, CHAN, Carrie Lam, Lam, Kowloon, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, Hong Kong Island, Sha Tsui, Iain Marlow, Sing Tao Daily, Brendan Scott, Dominic Lau


Andrew Bogut appears to take shot at LeBron James over China comments

LeBron James upset a lot of people with his recent comments on the ongoing situation between the NBA and China, and it appears Andrew Bogut is one of them. James made his first comments about the ongoing international saga Monday, and drew harsh criticism for saying he believed Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, who's tweet in support of protestors in Hong Kong started the ordeal, was "misinformed or not really educated on the situation." The Lakers star immediately backtracked, claiming ...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Nba, Rockets, Lebron James, James, Lakers, Daryl Morey, Morey, Andrew Bogut


Hong Kong protesters don cartoon masks to defy face mask ban

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters are donning cartoon character masks as they form a human chain across the semiautonomous Chinese city, in defiance of a government ban on face coverings. Gathering along the city’s subway lines on Friday night, protest supporters masqueraded as Winnie the Pooh and Guy Fawkes. The protesters were […]
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Ap, Nation, Winnie, Nation & World


NBA says Chinese wanted Morey's firing; China denies claim

The rift between the NBA and China appeared to widen again Friday, as the fallout over Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong continued. A day after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Chinese officials wanted Morey fired, a spokesman for China's foreign ministry told reporters that no such demand was made by the government there. That becomes the latest chapter in the now 2-week-old saga over Morey's tweet that was ...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Nba, Houston Rockets, Adam Silver, Daryl Morey, Morey


Hong Kong Court Rules Against Same-Sex Unions

The decision is a setback to efforts to expand recognition of such partnerships in Asia, after Taiwan’s recognition of gay marriage stirred hopes among many.
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Same-sex Marriage, News, Taiwan, Far East, Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships, South and Southeast Asia and Pacific Areas, Homosexuality and Bisexuality, Hong Kong Court Rules Against Same Sex Unions


Hong Kong’s Cathay says September passenger traffic slumps

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific says passenger traffic slumped last month on plummeting demand from mainland Chinese travelers. The carrier’s September traffic figures released Friday are the latest sign that mainland visitors are staying away from the semiautonomous Chinese city as pro-democracy protests continue. The company said flight bookings to mainland […]
Tags: Hong Kong, Business, News, Ap, Nation, Cathay Pacific, Cathay, Nation & World


Hong Kong court rejects legal challenge for same-sex marriage

A Hong Kong court has ruled against redefining the meaning of marriage that would have allowed same-sex unions and civil partnerships in the city.
Tags: Hong Kong, Cnn


China denies it asked for Morey’s firing over HK tweet

BEIJING (AP) — China is refuting NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s claim that it demanded the firing of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey over a tweet that supported anti-government protests in Hong Kong. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says the “Chinese government never posed this requirement.” During an appearance in New York on Thursday, […]
Tags: Hong Kong, New York, News, China, Sports, Ap, Beijing, Nation, Nba, Houston Rockets, Adam Silver, Daryl Morey, Chinese Foreign Ministry, Morey, Geng Shuang


Hong Kong protesters in UK say they face pro-Beijing intimidation

Police have been called to intervene and separate groups at events in university citiesSupporters of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests say they are being intimidated and harassed by pro-Beijing Chinese students and others at their events around the UK, forcing police to step in to separate them from counter-demonstrations.Below-the-radar tensions have boiled over into incidents that include the arrest of a 19-year-old Chinese student after bottles were thrown at a Sheffield event, while police ...
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, Protest, China, UK News, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Sheffield


Hong Kong: Warning Over Labels For Vegetarian 'Meat' - Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)

The production line being contaminated by the materials in question could also be a factor.
Tags: Hong Kong, News


Hong Kong: Advertising Moving Away From Idealised Human Stereotypes In Professional Modelling - Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)

Advertising has as much power to challenge perceptions and conventions as to reinforce bias and stereotypes.
Tags: Hong Kong, News


Taiwan Urges Hong Kong to Investigate Killing That Helped Stir Protests

A suspect in a Taiwan murder could be released in days. The case led to the extradition bill that set off Hong Kong’s protest movement.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Taiwan, Extradition, Murders, Lam, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Taipei (Taiwan, Carrie (1957-, Sing Tao Daily, Chan Tong-kai, Poon Hiu-wing (d 2018, Kowloon (Hong Kong


Cathay woes pile up as passenger figures dip again in September

Cathay Pacific cut its economic outlook on Friday following a second successive drop in monthly passenger traffic after the airline faced a backlash from Beijing over Hong Kong's heated pro-democracy protests. The marquee brand has had a torrid few months, coming under fire from Chinese state media and authorities because some of its 27,000 employees took part in -- or were sympathetic to -- the anti-government demonstrations. Overall passenger traffic fell 7.1 percent in September, the airlin...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Beijing, Cathay Pacific, Cathay


Murderer who triggered Hong Kong protests will go to Taiwan: pastor

A man who inadvertently triggered Hong Kong's huge protests after he murdered his girlfriend in Taiwan has agreed to return to the island to face justice, a clergyman who has visited him in prison said on Friday. Chan Tong-kai, 20, is wanted in Taiwan for the murder of his pregnant girlfriend during a holiday the two Hong Kongers took there in February last year. The case triggered an ill-fated proposal by Hong Kong's pro-Beijing government to ram through a sweeping extradition bill which woul...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Taiwan, Beijing, Hong Kongers, Chan Tong



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