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Hong Kong police rush protesters after brief stand-off

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Riot officers carrying shields have chased protesters through a busy district in Hong Kong to end a brief stand-off outside a police station. Pro-democracy protesters gathered outside the station in Mong Kok after an approved rally ended on Saturday evening. Videos and photos posted to social media showed demonstrators pointing lasers as they passed the Read More

Hong Kong teachers march against police brutality

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Thousands of protesters are marching through the streets of Hong Kong for a tenth week, demanding democratic reforms and a halt to police brutality. In the first of three protests planned for today, black-clad teachers gathered in a public square in the city’s central district, before marching toward the home of chief executive Carrie Lam. Read More

Hong Kong: More protesters take to the streets to defy Beijing

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Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Hong Kong calling for democratic reforms. A protest march by teachers is currently under way. It will be followed by another anti-government march in Hung Hom at 3.30pm and a pro-government rally at 5pm at Tamar Park in Admiralty. The latest protests come days after Hong Read More

Exclusive: U.S. set to give Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers – sources

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SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers, two sources familiar with the situation said. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo is pictured at the Shenzhen International Airport Read More

Exclusive: U.S. to extend Huawei’s partial reprieve on supply curbs – sources

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SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers, sources familiar with the situation said. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo is pictured at the Shenzhen International Airport in Read More

Between F-16 sale to Taiwan, Hong Kong and tariffs, China has no reason to trust US

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Word that US President Donald Trump is pushing for a sale of F-16 fighters to Taiwan worth $8 billion is unlikely to help a ‘deal’ with China, as Beijing’s already blaming Washington for the Hong Kong protests and the tariff war. The proposed sale of 66 modernized jet fighters is still a rumor, as no Read More

Hong Kong banks say threat of massive cash withdrawals by protesters won’t cause problems

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Banks in Hong Kong say they can cope with a sudden increase in demand for cash after reported calls by protesters to take out and convert their money to dollars in a bid to put pressure on the local authorities. After several weeks of chaos in the streets and a shutdown of the city’s airport, Read More

Alibaba and the $15 billion question: Amid Hong Kong’s protests, when to list?

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N) on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with sources saying China’s biggest e-commerce company is now considering several timetables. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Alibaba Group is seen at an exhibition during Read More

Trump says trade war with China will be fairly short

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, New Jersey U.S. August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst MORRISTOWN, N.J. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he believes China wants to make a trade deal and the trade war with Beijing will be fairly Read More

#BoycottMulan: Disney star faces wave of liberal rage online over support for Hong Kong police

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In the span of a few weeks, the star of Disney film ‘Mulan’ has gone from feminist icon to authoritarian monster in the eyes of progressives, after Liu Yifei voiced support for Hong Kong’s police force amid heated protests there. Only a little over a month ago the Chinese-American actress was heralded as a feminist Read More