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Hong Kong protests: police seize powerful pipe bomb and arrest 10 members of radical anti-government group in two-day operation...
Ten members of a radical anti-government group were arrested on Tuesday and Wednesday by Hong Kong police, who also seized a powerful pipe bomb.Officers made the first arrests on Tuesday in a subdivided flat in Mong Kok and Ho Par village in Sheung Shui,
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-15 16:19 UTC
Fears grow that mystery virus behind killer outbreak in China may spread...
The World Health Organization has advised hospitals what to do in the event of the unidentified virus spreading. A total of 41 cases have been identified in China, and one in Thailand.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-14 21:14 UTC
Taiwan Rejects Communist China as Hong Kong Watches...
Taiwan's voters went to the polls Saturday and sent a strong message to Beijing. The island also known as the Republic of China since 1945 re-elected President Tsai Ing-wen in a massive landslide. Tsai earned nearly 58% of the vote with more than 99%
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-13 03:26 UTC
Pneumonia Outbreak in China Spurs Fever Checks From Singapore to Taiwan...
A mysterious pneumonia outbreak thats sickened dozens of people in China has prompted airports in Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan to introduce fever screening, as scientists search for the infectious source.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-03 07:02 UTC
Trump speculates on 'Christmas gift' from North Korea: 'I may get a vase'...
President Trump likes to believe the best of his foreign dictator friends.In a teleconference to U.S. military members on Tuesday, Trump was asked about the "Christmas gift" that North Korean officials threatened the U.S. with ahead of year-end nu
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-25 19:04 UTC
U.S. flies four spy planes over North Korea amid Christmas threat: report...
The United States flew four surveillance planes over the Korean peninsula Wednesday according to an aviation tracker, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-25 19:03 UTC
China will not let foreign forces interfere in Hong Kong, Macau: Xi...
President Xi Jinping said on Friday China would never allow foreign forces to interfere with its special regions of Hong Kong and Macau, as he swore in a new pro-Beijing government for the gambling hub of Macau.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-21 07:07 UTC
UK urges China to open dialogue with Hong Kong on 1984 declaration anniversary...
Britain urged China on Thursday to open dialogue with Hong Kong protesters and r...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-19 17:18 UTC
Ozone hole recovery will probably be delayed by banned gas from China...
The recovery of the ozone hole over Antarctica looks likely to be delayed at least two years by the illegal production of an ozone-destroying gas in China
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-19 17:08 UTC
Expert: China Touts Its 'Poverty Alleviation' Policies, But They're Actually Cover For Forced Labor...
One of the United States' most respected experts on China's oppression of Muslim minorities says the communist nation's touted "poverty alleviation" is nothing more than forced labor. Adrian Zenz, a senior fellow in China studies at th
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-13 18:17 UTC
Hong Kong protest arrests surges past 6,000, say police...
Hong Kong police say they have made 6,022 arrests and fired nearly 16,000 tear gas rounds during six months of anti-government protests.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-10 06:51 UTC
Tear Gas Is Now a Fact of Life in Hong Kong. Residents Are Wondering What It's Doing to Their Health...
Over 10,000 rounds of tear gas have been fired in the crowded city since June
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-05 07:03 UTC
Why Hong Kong's Still Protesting and Where It May Go...
What began in early 2019 as peaceful marches against a bill to allow extraditions to mainland China has exploded into a direct challenge to Beijing's grip on Hong Kong. The local government eventually withdrew the legislation, but the protests continu
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-05 07:02 UTC
China bans US military ships and aircraft from visiting Hong Kong, places sanctions US human rights orgs amid Washington's support for protesters...
China has banned U.S. warships and military aircraft from stopping in Hong Kong after the U.S. passed legislation supporting pro-democracy protesters in the country. Last week, President Donald Trump signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, wh
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-02 17:42 UTC
Hong Kong protesters celebrate after Trump signs bill backing their civil rights...
Protesters in Hong Kong are celebrating after US President Donald Trump signed legislation that effectively backs their civil rights.Crowds of several thousand pro-democracy activists waved the US national flag in Hong Kong's central district on Thurs
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-28 19:11 UTC
Hong Kong police clearing campus of hazardous material as 10-day siege ends...
A search of the Hong Kong Polytechnic campus found just one woman, in weak condition, and a senior university official said it's unlikely anyone else remains
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-27 17:59 UTC
'Joined up': US leads effort to fortify Taiwan against Chinese election interference...
American and British officials are fighting the Chinese "cyber army" attempting to interfere in Taiwan's upcoming presidential elections, the Washington Examiner has learned.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-27 17:56 UTC
The Uyghur Emergency...
The Chinese government has rounded up more than a million Uyghurs and other minorities, throwing them into concentration camps.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-27 17:00 UTC
Trump: Hong Kong would have been 'obliterated' if not for me...
Washington (dpa) - US President Donald Trump says that if not for him, China would have sent troops into Hong Kong and killed "thousands of people," adding that Beijing is worried about how such a move would affect a potential trade deal.al.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-22 16:15 UTC
Police to guard polls for vote in protest-wracked Hong Kong...
Police will be out in force at polling stations in Hong Kong this weekend as keenly contested local elections take place amid ongoing anti-government protests
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-22 06:37 UTC
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