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  • China Nov 26, 2019

    Hong Kong Leader Refuses to Give Ground Despite Poll Setback

    Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam refused to offer any concessions to anti-government protesters despite a local election trouncing, saying Tuesday that she will instead accelerate dialogue and identify ways to address societal grievances. Lam said the central government in Beijing didn’t blame her for the election outcome that gave the pro-democracy bloc a landslide victory with 90 percent of...

  • China Nov 16, 2019

    Chinese Troops Join Hong Kong Cleanup as Protesters Retreat

    Chinese troops came out of the barracks in Hong Kong on Saturday — not to quell protests but to help clean up. It was a rare public appearance by the People’s Liberation Army on the streets of the semiautonomous territory, where the local government’s inability to end more than five months of often violent protest has fueled speculation that Beijing...

  • California Nov 15, 2019

    Georgetown Students in Hong Kong Headed Home Amid Unrest

    Georgetown University students who planned to spend the rest of the fall semester in Hong Kong will be headed home early amid violent clashes between pro-democracy protesters and police.

  • China Nov 14, 2019

    Hong Kong Endures More Transit Disruptions, Campus Violence

    Hong Kong residents endured a fourth day of traffic snarls and mass transit disruptions Thursday as protesters closed some main roads and rail networks while police skirmished with militant students at major universities. Police said protesters shot several arrows at them near Hong Kong Polytechnic University. None of the officers were injured, and six arrows were seized at the scene,...

  • Donald Trump Sep 29, 2019

    Could Washington’s Impeachment Drama Spark China Trade Deal?

    The Democratic impeachment inquiry may do at least one thing for President Donald Trump: It could give him more incentive to resolve his trade war with China. As the political heat rises in Washington, a deal with Beijing would allow Trump to claim a much-needed victory and divert some attention from an explosive congressional investigation into his dealings with Ukraine....

  • King Sep 2, 2019

    Hong Kong Students, Workers Strike as Commutes Disrupted

    Clad in gas masks along with their formal white school uniforms, tens of thousands of students in Hong Kong boycotted the first day of classes Monday as part of a citywide strike following a violent weekend of demonstrations. High school students added gas masks, goggles and hard hats to their traditional uniforms, while university pupils crowded into a square at...

  • Facebook Jun 15, 2019

    Activists Push Sunday Protest Despite Hong Kong Bill Delay

    Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are planning a mass protest Sunday even after the territory’s embattled leader Carrie Lam sought to quell public anger by shelving an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted apprehension about relations with mainland China. Activists said Lam’s announcement on Saturday is not enough. Over the past week, hundreds of thousands marched to demand Lam drop...

  • Facebook Jun 15, 2019

    Activists Push Sunday Protest Despite Hong Kong Bill Delay

    Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are planning a mass protest Sunday even after the territory’s embattled leader Carrie Lam sought to quell public anger by shelving an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted apprehension about relations with mainland China. Activists said Lam’s announcement on Saturday is not enough. Over the past week, hundreds of thousands marched to demand Lam drop...

  • Donald Trump May 6, 2019

    China Economy Czar Heading for Washington Tariff War Talks

    China confirmed Tuesday its economy czar will go to Washington for trade talks despite fears he might cancel after President Donald Trump threatened to escalate a tariff war over Beijing’s technology ambitions. The announcement suggests President Xi Jinping’s government is putting its desire to end a conflict that has battered Chinese exporters ahead of the political need to look tough...

  • Donald Trump Dec 6, 2018

    China Demands Canada Release Executive of Tech Giant Huawei

    China on Thursday demanded that Canada release an executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei who was arrested in a case that compounds tensions with the U.S. and threatens to complicate trade talks. Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Ltd., faces possible extradition to the United States, according to Canadian authorities. The Globe and Mail newspaper, citing law enforcement...

  • Donald Trump Aug 31, 2017

    China Accuses Outspoken Tycoon in US of Rape

    Escalating efforts to repatriate one of the ruling Communist Party’s most wanted exiles, Chinese police have opened an investigation on a new allegation, rape, against New York-based billionaire Guo Wengui, who has been releasing what he calls official secrets ahead of a pivotal party leadership conference. Two Chinese officials with direct knowledge of the investigation told The Associated Press that...

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