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China's Xi calls Hong Kong unrest 'urgent' in rare comment on protests

China's Xi calls Hong Kong unrest 'urgent' in rare comment on protests

Recent violent demonstrations in the semi-autonomous region pose one of the most serious challenges to the president since he came to power in 2012. Read full article: China's Xi calls Hong Kong unrest 'urgen...→

China's Xi calls Hong Kong unrest 'urgent' in rare comment on protests

China's Xi calls Hong Kong unrest 'urgent' in rare comment on protests

Recent violent demonstrations in the semi-autonomous region pose one of the most serious challenges to the president since he came to power in 2012. Read full article: China's Xi calls Hong Kong unrest 'urgen...→

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

BEIJING (AP) — China’s leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak’s epicenter in... Read full article: Xi calls situation grave as China scramb...→

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

BEIJING (AP) — The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, already on lockdown, banned most vehicle use downtown and Hong Kong said it would close schools... Read full article: Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes school...→

China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade | WTOP

BEIJING (AP) — The outbreak of a new virus linked to a wildlife market in central China is prompting renewed calls for enforcement of laws against the trade in and consumption of exotic species. It’s… Read full article: China virus outbreak revives calls to st...→

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, already on lockdown, banned most vehicle use downtown and Hong Kong said it would close schools for two weeks as authorities scrambled Saturday to stop the... Read full article: Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes school...→

Major Chinese New Year Events have been canceled in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai amid coronavirus outbreak fears

Major Chinese New Year Events have been canceled in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai amid coronavirus outbreak fears

All major Chinese New Year celebrations and large-scale activities in Beijing as well as two Chinese New Year events in Hong Kong have been canceled. Read full article: Major Chinese New Year Events have been ...→

Ohio customs agents seize 3,700 'invasive' mitten crabs hidden in shipments from China, Hong Kong: officials

Customs agents in Cincinnati have seized approximately 3,700 mitten crabs, considered among the world’s most invasive species, from several shipments heading to the U.S. from China and Hong Kong. Read full article: Ohio customs agents seize 3,700 'invasiv...→

Hong Kong Confirms First Wuhan Virus Case, Endangering Protests

Hong Kong Confirms First Wuhan Virus Case, Endangering Protests

Hong Kong confirmed its first case of a mystery coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China, on Wednesday after weeks of expanding its power. Read full article: Hong Kong Confirms First Wuhan Virus Cas...→

Officers beaten after police disband Hong Kong democracy rally - Breitbart

Officers beaten after police disband Hong Kong democracy rally - Breitbart

Hong Kong (AFP) – Several police officers were beaten bloody by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong Sunday as violence erupted at a rally calling Read full article: Officers beaten after police disband Hon...→

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Communist Party | WTOP

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Communist Party | WTOP

HONG KONG (AP) — A public park in Hong Kong on Sunday overflowed with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party. Sporting their movement’s… Read full article: Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of...→

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands rally

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands rally

Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at a public park that was overflowing with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party Read full article: Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousa...→

Hong Kong Protesters Call for Boycott of Communist Party

Hong Kong Protesters Call for Boycott of Communist Party

A public park in Hong Kong on Sunday overflowed with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party. Sporting their movement’s trademark black clothing and face masks, rally participants packed into Chater Garden, not far from the city’s Legislative Council building. They held up signs that read “Free Hong Kong” and waved American and British flags. Read full article: Hong Kong Protesters Call for Boycott of...→

Kyle Bass Says Hong Kong Headed for 'Full-Fledged' Bank Crisis

Kyle Bass Says Hong Kong Headed for 'Full-Fledged' Bank Crisis

Kyle Bass, the hedge fund manager who's been shorting Hong Kong's currency, said the former British colony faces a banking crisis in 2020, mirroring the struggles of Iceland and Ireland a decade ago. Read full article: Kyle Bass Says Hong Kong Headed for 'Ful...→

Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism

Visitor numbers to Hong Kong fell by nearly 40% in the second half of last year amid clashes between police and anti-government protesters. Read full article: Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism...→

US no longer calls China a ‘currency manipulator’

US no longer calls China a ‘currency manipulator’

The action announced Monday comes five months after the Trump administration had branded China a currency manipulator — the first time that any country had been so named since 1994 during the Clint… Read full article: US no longer calls China a ‘currency man...→

Human rights organization head denied entry into Hong Kong

Human rights organization head denied entry into Hong Kong

Hong Kong authorities on Sunday denied entry to the executive director of Human Rights Watch. Read full article: Human rights organization head denied en...→

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

BEIJING (AP) — China's leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak's epicenter in central China to Hong Kong scrambled to contain an illness that has infected more than... Read full article: Xi calls situation grave as China scramb...→

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

China's leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak's epicenter in central China to Hong Kong scrambled to stop the... Read full article: Xi calls situation grave as China scramb...→

Wuhan Bans Cars, Hong Kong Closes Schools as Virus Spreads

Wuhan Bans Cars, Hong Kong Closes Schools as Virus Spreads

China’s most festive holiday began in the shadow of a worrying new virus Saturday as the death toll surpassed 40, an unprecedented lockdown kept 36 million people from traveling and authorities canceled a host of Lunar New Year events. Read full article: Wuhan Bans Cars, Hong Kong Closes School...→

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan is banning most vehicles from downtown, and Hong Kong is closing schools for two weeks as authorities try to stem the spread of an illness that has infected more than 1,200 people and killed 41. Read full article: Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes school...→

Hong Kong declares virus emergency, 2-week school closure

Hong Kong has declared the virus outbreak an emergency and will close primary and secondary schools for two more weeks after the Lunar New Year holiday. City leader Carrie Lam also announced... Read full article: Hong Kong declares virus emergency, 2-we...→

Report: China imprisons UMN student for tweets about President Xi

Report: China imprisons UMN student for tweets about President Xi

China has imprisoned a University of Minnesota student for unflattering social media posts about President Xi Jinping, according a report on the news website Axios. Chinese court records reportedly… Read full article: Report: China imprisons UMN student for ...→

9 people traveling from Hong Kong screened at Logan Airport for new virus

9 people traveling from Hong Kong screened at Logan Airport for new virus

They were evaluated by Boston medics and a nurse who was in contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read full article: 9 people traveling from Hong Kong screen...→

The Latest: Hong Kong chief in Davos as city mired in crises

4:05 p.m.... Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, who is facing multiple crises back home, has made an appearance at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to talk about the Asian financial center's future. Read full article: The Latest: Hong Kong chief in Davos as ...→

Thousands-strong Hong Kong protest cut short by clashes

Clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Sunday, cutting short a rally after thousands had gathered at a park to call for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese... Read full article: Thousands-strong Hong Kong protest cut s...→

Hong Kong airline stops pregnancy tests for Saipan travelers

Hong Kong airline stops pregnancy tests for Saipan travelers

Hong Kong Express has apologized for requiring some passengers bound for the U.S. territory of Saipan to take pregnancy tests Read full article: Hong Kong airline stops pregnancy tests ...→

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands rally

Hong Kong police fired tear gas Sunday at a public park that was overflowing with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party. Read full article: Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousa...→

Hong Kong leader says special status can endure beyond 2047

Hong Kong leader says special status can endure beyond 2047

Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam says the ''one country, two systems'' framework under which the city enjoys freedoms unknown in China could continue after a 2047 deadline if loyalty to Beijing is upheld Read full article: Hong Kong leader says special status can...→

Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism

Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism

Visitor numbers to Hong Kong fell by nearly 40% in the second half of last year amid clashes between police and anti-government protesters Read full article: Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism...→

Hong Kong Creates Judicial ‘Task Force’ to Handle Protester Trials

Hong Kong Creates Judicial ‘Task Force’ to Handle Protester Trials

Hong Kong Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma announces a special task force will be created to expedite trials for protesters. Read full article: Hong Kong Creates Judicial ‘Task Force’ ...→

China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from Hong Kong | Breitbart

China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from Hong Kong | Breitbart

Hong Kong's Chinese-controlled authorities blocked the entry of the executive director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth, on Sunday. Read full article: China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from ...→

Human Rights Watch chief says barred from entering Hong Kong - Breitbart

Human Rights Watch chief says barred from entering Hong Kong - Breitbart

Hong Kong (AFP) – Human Rights Watch chief Kenneth Roth said Sunday he had been denied entry into Hong Kong, where he had arrived to launch the Read full article: Human Rights Watch chief says barred fro...→

Hong Kong rally seeks voting rights, international support

Hong Kong rally seeks voting rights, international support

More than a thousand people have attended a rally in Hong Kong to urge people and governments abroad to support the city's pro-democracy movement and oppose China's ruling Communist Party Read full article: Hong Kong rally seeks voting rights, int...→

China leader calls coronavirus outbreak a gave situation as officials scramble to contain disease

China leader calls coronavirus outbreak a gave situation as officials scramble to contain disease

China's leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak's epicenter in central China to Hong Kong scrambled to stop the spread of an illness that has infected more than 1,200 people and killed 41. Read full article: China leader calls coronavirus outbreak ...→

Hong Kong shuts down schools as death toll rises amid coronavirus crisis

Hong Kong shuts down schools as death toll rises amid coronavirus crisis

Hong Kong will close its schools for two weeks as authorities scrambled Saturday to stop the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. The two-week shutdown of primary and secondary schools will come on top… Read full article: Hong Kong shuts down schools as death to...→

China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade

China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade

The outbreak of a new virus linked to a wildlife market in central China is prompting renewed calls for enforcement of laws against the trade in and consumption of exotic species Read full article: China virus outbreak revives calls to st...→

Hong Kong Lawmakers Demand Executive Does More to Stop Virus

Hong Kong Lawmakers Demand Executive Does More to Stop Virus

Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong protested against the city's Beijing-controlled executive on Thursday over its inadequate response to the coronavirus. Read full article: Hong Kong Lawmakers Demand Executive Doe...→

Hong Kong Protest Attracts 150,000 Before Police Violently Crack Down

Hong Kong Protest Attracts 150,000 Before Police Violently Crack Down

Local media reported that 150,000 people in Hong Kong attended a protest Sunday demanding the world impose sanctions on China. Read full article: Hong Kong Protest Attracts 150,000 Befor...→

Clashes cut short Hong Kong protest

Clashes cut short Hong Kong protest

“We want real universal suffrage,” the protesters chanted. “Disband the police force, free Hong Kong!” Read full article: Clashes cut short Hong Kong protest ...→

Hong Kong Protesters Call for Boycott of Communist Party

A public park in Hong Kong on Sunday overflowed with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party.Sporting their movement's trademark black clothing and face masks, rally participants packed into Chater Garden, not far... Read full article: Hong Kong Protesters Call for Boycott of...→

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Communist Party

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Communist Party

A public park in Hong Kong is overflowing with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party Read full article: Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of...→

Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism

Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism

Visitor numbers to Hong Kong fell by nearly 40% in the second half of last year amid clashes between police and anti-government protesters Read full article: Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism...→

The Starting 5: Democratic Debate, Trump rally, Iran, Hong Kong and tariffs on European wine

The Starting 5: Democratic Debate, Trump rally, Iran, Hong Kong and tariffs on European wine

We're still playing will-she-or-won't-she when it comes to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sending those articles of impeachment to the Senate. Read full article: The Starting 5: Democratic Debate, Trump...→

Human Rights Watch director denied entry into Hong Kong, group claims

Human Rights Watch director denied entry into Hong Kong, group claims

"I had hoped to spotlight Beijing's deepening assault on international efforts to uphold human rights. The refusal to let me enter Hong Kong vividly illustrates the problem," HRW's executive director said. Read full article: Human Rights Watch director denied entry...→

Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights Watch director

Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights Watch director

Human Rights Watch says Hong Kong authorities have barred its executive director from entering the territory Read full article: Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights W...→

China leader calls coronavirus outbreak a gave situation as officials scramble to contain disease

China leader calls coronavirus outbreak a gave situation as officials scramble to contain disease

China's leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak's epicenter in central China to Hong Kong scrambled to stop the spread of an illness that has infected more than 1,200 people and killed 41. Read full article: China leader calls coronavirus outbreak ...→

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

China's leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak's epicenter in central China to Hong Kong scrambled to stop the... Read full article: Xi calls situation grave as China scramb...→

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

BEIJING (AP) — The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, already on lockdown, banned most vehicle use downtown and Hong Kong said it would close schools... Read full article: Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes school...→

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan is banning most vehicles from downtown, and Hong Kong is closing schools for two weeks as authorities try to stem the spread of an illness that has infected more than 1,200 people and killed 41. Read full article: Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes school...→

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, already on lockdown, banned most vehicle use downtown and Hong Kong said it would close schools for two weeks as authorities scrambled Saturday to stop the... Read full article: Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes school...→

China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade

China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade

The outbreak of a new virus linked to a wildlife market in central China is prompting renewed calls for enforcement of laws against the trade in and consumption of exotic species Read full article: China virus outbreak revives calls to st...→

Report: China imprisons UMN student for tweets about President Xi

Report: China imprisons UMN student for tweets about President Xi

China has imprisoned a University of Minnesota student for unflattering social media posts about President Xi Jinping, according a report on the news website Axios. Chinese court records reportedly… Read full article: Report: China imprisons UMN student for ...→

Ohio customs agents seize 3,700 'invasive' mitten crabs hidden in shipments from China, Hong Kong: officials

Customs agents in Cincinnati have seized approximately 3,700 mitten crabs, considered among the world’s most invasive species, from several shipments heading to the U.S. from China and Hong Kong. Read full article: Ohio customs agents seize 3,700 'invasiv...→

The Latest: Hong Kong chief in Davos as city mired in crises

4:05 p.m.... Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, who is facing multiple crises back home, has made an appearance at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to talk about the Asian financial center's future. Read full article: The Latest: Hong Kong chief in Davos as ...→

Officers beaten after police disband Hong Kong democracy rally - Breitbart

Officers beaten after police disband Hong Kong democracy rally - Breitbart

Hong Kong (AFP) – Several police officers were beaten bloody by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong Sunday as violence erupted at a rally calling Read full article: Officers beaten after police disband Hon...→

Clashes cut short Hong Kong protest

Clashes cut short Hong Kong protest

“We want real universal suffrage,” the protesters chanted. “Disband the police force, free Hong Kong!” Read full article: Clashes cut short Hong Kong protest ...→

Hong Kong airline stops pregnancy tests for Saipan travelers

Hong Kong airline stops pregnancy tests for Saipan travelers

Hong Kong Express has apologized for requiring some passengers bound for the U.S. territory of Saipan to take pregnancy tests Read full article: Hong Kong airline stops pregnancy tests ...→

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands rally

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands rally

Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at a public park that was overflowing with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party Read full article: Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousa...→

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Communist Party

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Communist Party

A public park in Hong Kong is overflowing with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party Read full article: Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of...→

Hong Kong leader says special status can endure beyond 2047

Hong Kong leader says special status can endure beyond 2047

Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam says the ''one country, two systems'' framework under which the city enjoys freedoms unknown in China could continue after a 2047 deadline if loyalty to Beijing is upheld Read full article: Hong Kong leader says special status can...→

Kyle Bass Says Hong Kong Headed for 'Full-Fledged' Bank Crisis

Kyle Bass Says Hong Kong Headed for 'Full-Fledged' Bank Crisis

Kyle Bass, the hedge fund manager who's been shorting Hong Kong's currency, said the former British colony faces a banking crisis in 2020, mirroring the struggles of Iceland and Ireland a decade ago. Read full article: Kyle Bass Says Hong Kong Headed for 'Ful...→

Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism

Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism

Visitor numbers to Hong Kong fell by nearly 40% in the second half of last year amid clashes between police and anti-government protesters Read full article: Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism...→

Hong Kong Creates Judicial ‘Task Force’ to Handle Protester Trials

Hong Kong Creates Judicial ‘Task Force’ to Handle Protester Trials

Hong Kong Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma announces a special task force will be created to expedite trials for protesters. Read full article: Hong Kong Creates Judicial ‘Task Force’ ...→

US no longer calls China a ‘currency manipulator’

US no longer calls China a ‘currency manipulator’

The action announced Monday comes five months after the Trump administration had branded China a currency manipulator — the first time that any country had been so named since 1994 during the Clint… Read full article: US no longer calls China a ‘currency man...→

Human Rights Watch director denied entry into Hong Kong, group claims

Human Rights Watch director denied entry into Hong Kong, group claims

"I had hoped to spotlight Beijing's deepening assault on international efforts to uphold human rights. The refusal to let me enter Hong Kong vividly illustrates the problem," HRW's executive director said. Read full article: Human Rights Watch director denied entry...→

Human Rights Watch chief says barred from entering Hong Kong - Breitbart

Human Rights Watch chief says barred from entering Hong Kong - Breitbart

Hong Kong (AFP) – Human Rights Watch chief Kenneth Roth said Sunday he had been denied entry into Hong Kong, where he had arrived to launch the Read full article: Human Rights Watch chief says barred fro...→

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

BEIJING (AP) — China's leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak's epicenter in central China to Hong Kong scrambled to contain an illness that has infected more than... Read full article: Xi calls situation grave as China scramb...→

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

BEIJING (AP) — China’s leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak’s epicenter in... Read full article: Xi calls situation grave as China scramb...→

Hong Kong shuts down schools as death toll rises amid coronavirus crisis

Hong Kong shuts down schools as death toll rises amid coronavirus crisis

Hong Kong will close its schools for two weeks as authorities scrambled Saturday to stop the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. The two-week shutdown of primary and secondary schools will come on top… Read full article: Hong Kong shuts down schools as death to...→

Wuhan Bans Cars, Hong Kong Closes Schools as Virus Spreads

Wuhan Bans Cars, Hong Kong Closes Schools as Virus Spreads

China’s most festive holiday began in the shadow of a worrying new virus Saturday as the death toll surpassed 40, an unprecedented lockdown kept 36 million people from traveling and authorities canceled a host of Lunar New Year events. Read full article: Wuhan Bans Cars, Hong Kong Closes School...→

China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade | WTOP

BEIJING (AP) — The outbreak of a new virus linked to a wildlife market in central China is prompting renewed calls for enforcement of laws against the trade in and consumption of exotic species. It’s… Read full article: China virus outbreak revives calls to st...→

Hong Kong declares virus emergency, 2-week school closure

Hong Kong has declared the virus outbreak an emergency and will close primary and secondary schools for two more weeks after the Lunar New Year holiday. City leader Carrie Lam also announced... Read full article: Hong Kong declares virus emergency, 2-we...→

Major Chinese New Year Events have been canceled in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai amid coronavirus outbreak fears

Major Chinese New Year Events have been canceled in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai amid coronavirus outbreak fears

All major Chinese New Year celebrations and large-scale activities in Beijing as well as two Chinese New Year events in Hong Kong have been canceled. Read full article: Major Chinese New Year Events have been ...→

Hong Kong Lawmakers Demand Executive Does More to Stop Virus

Hong Kong Lawmakers Demand Executive Does More to Stop Virus

Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong protested against the city's Beijing-controlled executive on Thursday over its inadequate response to the coronavirus. Read full article: Hong Kong Lawmakers Demand Executive Doe...→

9 people traveling from Hong Kong screened at Logan Airport for new virus

9 people traveling from Hong Kong screened at Logan Airport for new virus

They were evaluated by Boston medics and a nurse who was in contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read full article: 9 people traveling from Hong Kong screen...→

Hong Kong Confirms First Wuhan Virus Case, Endangering Protests

Hong Kong Confirms First Wuhan Virus Case, Endangering Protests

Hong Kong confirmed its first case of a mystery coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China, on Wednesday after weeks of expanding its power. Read full article: Hong Kong Confirms First Wuhan Virus Cas...→

Hong Kong Protest Attracts 150,000 Before Police Violently Crack Down

Hong Kong Protest Attracts 150,000 Before Police Violently Crack Down

Local media reported that 150,000 people in Hong Kong attended a protest Sunday demanding the world impose sanctions on China. Read full article: Hong Kong Protest Attracts 150,000 Befor...→

Thousands-strong Hong Kong protest cut short by clashes

Clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Sunday, cutting short a rally after thousands had gathered at a park to call for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese... Read full article: Thousands-strong Hong Kong protest cut s...→

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Communist Party | WTOP

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Communist Party | WTOP

HONG KONG (AP) — A public park in Hong Kong on Sunday overflowed with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party. Sporting their movement’s… Read full article: Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of...→

Hong Kong Protesters Call for Boycott of Communist Party

A public park in Hong Kong on Sunday overflowed with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party.Sporting their movement's trademark black clothing and face masks, rally participants packed into Chater Garden, not far... Read full article: Hong Kong Protesters Call for Boycott of...→

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands rally

Hong Kong police fired tear gas Sunday at a public park that was overflowing with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party. Read full article: Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousa...→

Hong Kong Protesters Call for Boycott of Communist Party

Hong Kong Protesters Call for Boycott of Communist Party

A public park in Hong Kong on Sunday overflowed with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party. Sporting their movement’s trademark black clothing and face masks, rally participants packed into Chater Garden, not far from the city’s Legislative Council building. They held up signs that read “Free Hong Kong” and waved American and British flags. Read full article: Hong Kong Protesters Call for Boycott of...→

Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism

Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism

Visitor numbers to Hong Kong fell by nearly 40% in the second half of last year amid clashes between police and anti-government protesters Read full article: Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism...→

Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism

Visitor numbers to Hong Kong fell by nearly 40% in the second half of last year amid clashes between police and anti-government protesters. Read full article: Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism...→

The Starting 5: Democratic Debate, Trump rally, Iran, Hong Kong and tariffs on European wine

The Starting 5: Democratic Debate, Trump rally, Iran, Hong Kong and tariffs on European wine

We're still playing will-she-or-won't-she when it comes to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sending those articles of impeachment to the Senate. Read full article: The Starting 5: Democratic Debate, Trump...→

China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from Hong Kong | Breitbart

China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from Hong Kong | Breitbart

Hong Kong's Chinese-controlled authorities blocked the entry of the executive director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth, on Sunday. Read full article: China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from ...→

Human rights organization head denied entry into Hong Kong

Human rights organization head denied entry into Hong Kong

Hong Kong authorities on Sunday denied entry to the executive director of Human Rights Watch. Read full article: Human rights organization head denied en...→

Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights Watch director

Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights Watch director

Human Rights Watch says Hong Kong authorities have barred its executive director from entering the territory Read full article: Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights W...→

Hong Kong rally seeks voting rights, international support

Hong Kong rally seeks voting rights, international support

More than a thousand people have attended a rally in Hong Kong to urge people and governments abroad to support the city's pro-democracy movement and oppose China's ruling Communist Party Read full article: Hong Kong rally seeks voting rights, int...→

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

BEIJING (AP) — China's leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak's epicenter in central China to Hong Kong scrambled to contain an illness that has infected more than... Read full article: Xi calls situation grave as China scramb...→

China leader calls coronavirus outbreak a gave situation as officials scramble to contain disease

China leader calls coronavirus outbreak a gave situation as officials scramble to contain disease

China's leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak's epicenter in central China to Hong Kong scrambled to stop the spread of an illness that has infected more than 1,200 people and killed 41. Read full article: China leader calls coronavirus outbreak ...→

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

BEIJING (AP) — China’s leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak’s epicenter in... Read full article: Xi calls situation grave as China scramb...→

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

China's leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak's epicenter in central China to Hong Kong scrambled to stop the... Read full article: Xi calls situation grave as China scramb...→

Hong Kong shuts down schools as death toll rises amid coronavirus crisis

Hong Kong shuts down schools as death toll rises amid coronavirus crisis

Hong Kong will close its schools for two weeks as authorities scrambled Saturday to stop the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. The two-week shutdown of primary and secondary schools will come on top… Read full article: Hong Kong shuts down schools as death to...→

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

BEIJING (AP) — The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, already on lockdown, banned most vehicle use downtown and Hong Kong said it would close schools... Read full article: Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes school...→

Wuhan Bans Cars, Hong Kong Closes Schools as Virus Spreads

Wuhan Bans Cars, Hong Kong Closes Schools as Virus Spreads

China’s most festive holiday began in the shadow of a worrying new virus Saturday as the death toll surpassed 40, an unprecedented lockdown kept 36 million people from traveling and authorities canceled a host of Lunar New Year events. Read full article: Wuhan Bans Cars, Hong Kong Closes School...→

China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade | WTOP

BEIJING (AP) — The outbreak of a new virus linked to a wildlife market in central China is prompting renewed calls for enforcement of laws against the trade in and consumption of exotic species. It’s… Read full article: China virus outbreak revives calls to st...→

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan is banning most vehicles from downtown, and Hong Kong is closing schools for two weeks as authorities try to stem the spread of an illness that has infected more than 1,200 people and killed 41. Read full article: Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes school...→

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, already on lockdown, banned most vehicle use downtown and Hong Kong said it would close schools for two weeks as authorities scrambled Saturday to stop the... Read full article: Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes school...→

Hong Kong declares virus emergency, 2-week school closure

Hong Kong has declared the virus outbreak an emergency and will close primary and secondary schools for two more weeks after the Lunar New Year holiday. City leader Carrie Lam also announced... Read full article: Hong Kong declares virus emergency, 2-we...→

China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade

China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade

The outbreak of a new virus linked to a wildlife market in central China is prompting renewed calls for enforcement of laws against the trade in and consumption of exotic species Read full article: China virus outbreak revives calls to st...→

Major Chinese New Year Events have been canceled in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai amid coronavirus outbreak fears

Major Chinese New Year Events have been canceled in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai amid coronavirus outbreak fears

All major Chinese New Year celebrations and large-scale activities in Beijing as well as two Chinese New Year events in Hong Kong have been canceled. Read full article: Major Chinese New Year Events have been ...→

Report: China imprisons UMN student for tweets about President Xi

Report: China imprisons UMN student for tweets about President Xi

China has imprisoned a University of Minnesota student for unflattering social media posts about President Xi Jinping, according a report on the news website Axios. Chinese court records reportedly… Read full article: Report: China imprisons UMN student for ...→

Hong Kong Lawmakers Demand Executive Does More to Stop Virus

Hong Kong Lawmakers Demand Executive Does More to Stop Virus

Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong protested against the city's Beijing-controlled executive on Thursday over its inadequate response to the coronavirus. Read full article: Hong Kong Lawmakers Demand Executive Doe...→

Ohio customs agents seize 3,700 'invasive' mitten crabs hidden in shipments from China, Hong Kong: officials

Customs agents in Cincinnati have seized approximately 3,700 mitten crabs, considered among the world’s most invasive species, from several shipments heading to the U.S. from China and Hong Kong. Read full article: Ohio customs agents seize 3,700 'invasiv...→

9 people traveling from Hong Kong screened at Logan Airport for new virus

9 people traveling from Hong Kong screened at Logan Airport for new virus

They were evaluated by Boston medics and a nurse who was in contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read full article: 9 people traveling from Hong Kong screen...→

Hong Kong Confirms First Wuhan Virus Case, Endangering Protests

Hong Kong Confirms First Wuhan Virus Case, Endangering Protests

Hong Kong confirmed its first case of a mystery coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China, on Wednesday after weeks of expanding its power. Read full article: Hong Kong Confirms First Wuhan Virus Cas...→

The Latest: Hong Kong chief in Davos as city mired in crises

4:05 p.m.... Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, who is facing multiple crises back home, has made an appearance at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to talk about the Asian financial center's future. Read full article: The Latest: Hong Kong chief in Davos as ...→

Hong Kong Protest Attracts 150,000 Before Police Violently Crack Down

Hong Kong Protest Attracts 150,000 Before Police Violently Crack Down

Local media reported that 150,000 people in Hong Kong attended a protest Sunday demanding the world impose sanctions on China. Read full article: Hong Kong Protest Attracts 150,000 Befor...→

Officers beaten after police disband Hong Kong democracy rally - Breitbart

Officers beaten after police disband Hong Kong democracy rally - Breitbart

Hong Kong (AFP) – Several police officers were beaten bloody by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong Sunday as violence erupted at a rally calling Read full article: Officers beaten after police disband Hon...→

Thousands-strong Hong Kong protest cut short by clashes

Clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Sunday, cutting short a rally after thousands had gathered at a park to call for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese... Read full article: Thousands-strong Hong Kong protest cut s...→

Clashes cut short Hong Kong protest

Clashes cut short Hong Kong protest

“We want real universal suffrage,” the protesters chanted. “Disband the police force, free Hong Kong!” Read full article: Clashes cut short Hong Kong protest ...→

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Communist Party | WTOP

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Communist Party | WTOP

HONG KONG (AP) — A public park in Hong Kong on Sunday overflowed with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party. Sporting their movement’s… Read full article: Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of...→

Hong Kong airline stops pregnancy tests for Saipan travelers

Hong Kong airline stops pregnancy tests for Saipan travelers

Hong Kong Express has apologized for requiring some passengers bound for the U.S. territory of Saipan to take pregnancy tests Read full article: Hong Kong airline stops pregnancy tests ...→

Hong Kong Protesters Call for Boycott of Communist Party

A public park in Hong Kong on Sunday overflowed with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party.Sporting their movement's trademark black clothing and face masks, rally participants packed into Chater Garden, not far... Read full article: Hong Kong Protesters Call for Boycott of...→

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands rally

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands rally

Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at a public park that was overflowing with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party Read full article: Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousa...→

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands rally

Hong Kong police fired tear gas Sunday at a public park that was overflowing with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party. Read full article: Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousa...→

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Communist Party

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Communist Party

A public park in Hong Kong is overflowing with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party Read full article: Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of...→

Hong Kong Protesters Call for Boycott of Communist Party

Hong Kong Protesters Call for Boycott of Communist Party

A public park in Hong Kong on Sunday overflowed with thousands of protesters calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party. Sporting their movement’s trademark black clothing and face masks, rally participants packed into Chater Garden, not far from the city’s Legislative Council building. They held up signs that read “Free Hong Kong” and waved American and British flags. Read full article: Hong Kong Protesters Call for Boycott of...→

Hong Kong leader says special status can endure beyond 2047

Hong Kong leader says special status can endure beyond 2047

Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam says the ''one country, two systems'' framework under which the city enjoys freedoms unknown in China could continue after a 2047 deadline if loyalty to Beijing is upheld Read full article: Hong Kong leader says special status can...→

Kyle Bass Says Hong Kong Headed for 'Full-Fledged' Bank Crisis

Kyle Bass Says Hong Kong Headed for 'Full-Fledged' Bank Crisis

Kyle Bass, the hedge fund manager who's been shorting Hong Kong's currency, said the former British colony faces a banking crisis in 2020, mirroring the struggles of Iceland and Ireland a decade ago. Read full article: Kyle Bass Says Hong Kong Headed for 'Ful...→

Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism

Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism

Visitor numbers to Hong Kong fell by nearly 40% in the second half of last year amid clashes between police and anti-government protesters Read full article: Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism...→

Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism

Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism

Visitor numbers to Hong Kong fell by nearly 40% in the second half of last year amid clashes between police and anti-government protesters Read full article: Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism...→

Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism

Visitor numbers to Hong Kong fell by nearly 40% in the second half of last year amid clashes between police and anti-government protesters. Read full article: Protests take toll on Hong Kong tourism...→

Hong Kong Creates Judicial ‘Task Force’ to Handle Protester Trials

Hong Kong Creates Judicial ‘Task Force’ to Handle Protester Trials

Hong Kong Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma announces a special task force will be created to expedite trials for protesters. Read full article: Hong Kong Creates Judicial ‘Task Force’ ...→

The Starting 5: Democratic Debate, Trump rally, Iran, Hong Kong and tariffs on European wine

The Starting 5: Democratic Debate, Trump rally, Iran, Hong Kong and tariffs on European wine

We're still playing will-she-or-won't-she when it comes to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sending those articles of impeachment to the Senate. Read full article: The Starting 5: Democratic Debate, Trump...→

US no longer calls China a ‘currency manipulator’

US no longer calls China a ‘currency manipulator’

The action announced Monday comes five months after the Trump administration had branded China a currency manipulator — the first time that any country had been so named since 1994 during the Clint… Read full article: US no longer calls China a ‘currency man...→

China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from Hong Kong | Breitbart

China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from Hong Kong | Breitbart

Hong Kong's Chinese-controlled authorities blocked the entry of the executive director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth, on Sunday. Read full article: China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from ...→

Human Rights Watch director denied entry into Hong Kong, group claims

Human Rights Watch director denied entry into Hong Kong, group claims

"I had hoped to spotlight Beijing's deepening assault on international efforts to uphold human rights. The refusal to let me enter Hong Kong vividly illustrates the problem," HRW's executive director said. Read full article: Human Rights Watch director denied entry...→

Human rights organization head denied entry into Hong Kong

Human rights organization head denied entry into Hong Kong

Hong Kong authorities on Sunday denied entry to the executive director of Human Rights Watch. Read full article: Human rights organization head denied en...→

Human Rights Watch chief says barred from entering Hong Kong - Breitbart

Human Rights Watch chief says barred from entering Hong Kong - Breitbart

Hong Kong (AFP) – Human Rights Watch chief Kenneth Roth said Sunday he had been denied entry into Hong Kong, where he had arrived to launch the Read full article: Human Rights Watch chief says barred fro...→

Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights Watch director

Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights Watch director

Human Rights Watch says Hong Kong authorities have barred its executive director from entering the territory Read full article: Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights W...→

Hong Kong rally seeks voting rights, international support

Hong Kong rally seeks voting rights, international support

More than a thousand people have attended a rally in Hong Kong to urge people and governments abroad to support the city's pro-democracy movement and oppose China's ruling Communist Party Read full article: Hong Kong rally seeks voting rights, int...→