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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

Standard Chartered faces fine for sanctions breaches: Sky News

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A logo of Standard Chartered is displayed at the financial Central district in Hong Kong, China November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip (Reuters) – Banking group Standard Chartered (STAN.L) is facing a fine for failing to prevent sanctions breaches, Sky News reported on Saturday. Britain’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation, which includes police and intelligence officers Read More

Standard Chartered faces fine in coming weeks for sanctions breaches: Sky News

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A logo of Standard Chartered is displayed at the financial Central district in Hong Kong, China November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip (Reuters) – Standard Chartered PLC (STAN.L) is facing a fine for failing to prevent sanctions breaches, Sky News reported on Saturday. Britain’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation, which includes police and intelligence officers as 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

China prepares its ‘nuclear option’ in trade war

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As the trade war continues to escalate, China is becoming increasingly active in Iran and is considering retaliating with what has long been described as the country’s ‘nuclear option’. For the first of these projects – Phase 11 of the supergiant South Pars non-associated gas field (SP11) – last week saw a statement from the chief executive Read More

WATCH China’s new commercial-use rocket delivers 3 satellites into orbit

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Published time: 17 Aug, 2019 08:23 Edited time: 17 Aug, 2019 08:24 Follow RT on A Chinese carrier rocket designed for commercial use has made its maiden flight, carrying three satellites into orbit. State media released footage of the successful launch. Weighing 23 tons, the new Smart Dragon-1 rocket was developed by a unit of Read More

‘Just fake news’: Huawei VP rejects WSJ report of employees spying on African politicians

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Huawei has never engaged in hacking activities, the company’s vice president of strategy, Andrew Williamson, told RT after a report claimed its technicians helped African governments to snoop on political opponents. RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca spoke with Williamson after traveling to the telecommunication giant’s headquarters in Shenzhen, China. The Wall Street Journal reported 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