New York Times - 4 hours 24 min ago
Even after protesters took to the streets in Hong Kong in opposition to an extradition law, the city's powerful business interests largely stayed silent. Above, a demonstration on June 16.
CBS News - 4 hours 38 min ago
Protesters in Hong Kong are refusing to back down after the city's embattled leader Carrie Lam ignored a deadline to permanently scrap a controversial extradition bill. CBS News foreign correspondent Ramy Inocencio reports from Hong Kong.
The Guardian - 8 hours 12 min ago
Calls for new demonstrations come as government fails to respond to a list of protester demands Hong Kong is braced for another round of demonstrations after the government failed to respond to a list of protester demands, including an investigation into police brutality and the complete withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill by a Thursday afternoon deadline. After the late afternoon cut-off set by protest leaders passed without a word from the government, messages began circulating on social...
CBS News - 8 hours 13 min ago
Chinese-appointed Chief Executive Carrie Lam faces fresh groundswell of fury after ignoring demands to retract proposed extradition law...
Canoe News - 8 hours 26 min ago
HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared to ignore a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the stage for a new wave of demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city. Lam suspended the bill, which would allow criminal suspects in the former British colony […]...
Variety - 9 hours 20 min ago
The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFS) and China's Heaven Pictures announced a new collaboration in which they will award six Asian filmmakers RMB1 million ($145,000) in a project that seeks to demonstrate how high-quality films can still be made inexpensively. The six films coming out of the new initiative, titled "Back to Basics […]...
The Raw Story - 10 hours 13 min ago
Hong Kong student groups were preparing to mobilise support for another major demonstration, a union leader said, as a Thursday deadline approached for the pro-Beijing government to respond to demands of protesters who have shaken the city with massive rallies. Millions have marched this month to oppose a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions […]...
Time - 10 hours 19 min ago
Smelling blood, the protesters thronged in greater numbers. Demonstrations against an extradition bill in Hong Kong swelled on June 16 even after the city’s political leader, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, suspended the controversial legislation. March organizers say nearly 2 million people, young and old, packed the city center demanding the bill’s complete withdrawal and Lam’s…...
Reuters - 10 hours 39 min ago
When Carrie Lam was selected for Hong Kong's top job two years ago, she pledged to "unite and move forward", a sign she would balance the desires of the city's free-wheeling citizens against the demand for control from the Communist Party in Beijing.
Reuters - 10 hours 39 min ago
When Hong Kong residents took to the streets to protest a controversial extradition law on consecutive weekends this month, observers on all sides agreed the crowds were huge.
NY Post - 11 hours 8 min ago
HANOI, Vietnam Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governments fear has gone out of control. Smaller outbreaks have been reported in Hong Kong, Taiwan, North...
CNBC - 11 hours 14 min ago
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the stage for a new wave of demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city.
Reuters - 12 hours 55 min ago
Campaigners in Hong Kong have registered thousands of new voters during mass protests against controversial extradition law reform, pouncing on an opportunity to bolster the democratic opposition's prospects in upcoming elections.
Quartz - 13 hours 21 min ago
Clever puns, catchy rhymes, and vivid imagery have helped create powerful symbols and slogans of resistance.
Los Angeles Times - 13 hours 24 min ago
Hong Kong's leader ignored a deadline imposed by student groups to retract an unpopular extradition bill Thursday, raising the specter of more demonstrations and civil unrest nearly a week after 2 million people took to the streets to repudiate her leadership. Student unions from various universities,...
Time - 13 hours 26 min ago
The current protest over the extradition bill is merely one of many...
Time - 16 hours 20 min ago
Hong Kong's protests are quickly snowballing into a mass repudiation of the territory's sovereign power, Beijing.
New York Times - 16 hours 22 min ago
People praying outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong Wednesday.
Fox News - 16 hours 35 min ago
Amid violent demonstrations protesting an extradition bill, Hong Kong's leader Wednesday refused to say the bill would be withdrawn but said it would not be reintroduced, according to a report.
Los Angeles Times - 18 hours 4 min ago
Ethan Chu was volunteering at an aid station near government headquarters here last week for what started out as a peaceful demonstration. Then, without warning, the 18-year-old high school student heard the pop and hiss of tear gas canisters and the shrieks of fellow protesters being pelted by...
CNN - 18 hours 46 min ago
In an effort to learn Chinese, photographer Romain Jacquet-Lagreze has been taking photos of Hong Kong's street signs -- and turning them into poems.
Financial Times - 20 hours 33 min ago
Territory's extradition bill unnerves city's super-rich and businesses...