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Hong Kong leader ‘sorry’ but does not abandon extradition bill amid fury

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Hong Kong’s leader has appeared in public to offer her “sincere apology” following mass protests against a proposed extradition law, but has not said she will abandon the bill. Chief executive Carrie Lam had been facing demonstrators’ calls to formally abandon the controversial plans and to resign but failed to do either in a news Read More

Umbrella Movement leader joins Hong Kong protests after jail time

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A leading member of Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will “join the fight” against the city’s leader over her handling of a controversial extradition bill after being released from prison. Joshua Wong was freed as demonstrators continued to call for the former British territory’s chief executive Carrie Lam to step down, with Read More

Protesters reject Hong Kong leader’s apology over extradition bill

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Protesters in Hong Kong have rejected an apology from the city’s leader for her handling of a controversial extradition bill. Tens of thousands of people have been demonstrating against the bill, which they claim would allow China to extradite Hong Kong residents to the mainland for political trials. On Monday police started clearing the streets Read More

Hong Kong leader apologises after mass protests

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The Hong Kong chief executive has issued an apology to the public after mass protests against a controversial extradition bill. Tens of thousands of people have been demonstrating against the bill, which they claim would allow China to extradite Hong Kong residents to the mainland for political trials. Recognising the “strong and different views in Read More

Huge protests in Hong Kong despite extradition bill suspension

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Hong Kong is preparing for more huge protests today over the controversial and unpopular extradition bill that has come under heavy criticism. Pro-democracy protesters said chief executive Carrie Lam’s decision to suspend the bill was not enough and are demanding it be scrapped altogether and for Ms Lam to resign. The bill would have meant Read More

More Hong Kong protests despite extradition bill suspension

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Hong Kong is preparing for more huge protests today over the controversial and unpopular extradition bill that has come under heavy criticism. Pro-democracy protesters said chief executive Carrie Lam’s decision to suspend the bill was not enough and are demanding it be scrapped altogether and for Ms Lam to resign. The bill would have meant Read More

Hong Kong set for more protests despite extradition bill suspension

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Hong Kong is preparing for more huge protests today over the controversial and unpopular extradition bill that has come under heavy criticism. Pro-democracy protesters said chief executive Carrie Lam’s decision to suspend the bill was not enough and are demanding it be scrapped altogether and for Ms Lam to resign. The bill would have meant Read More

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong’s extradition law fueled protests

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades. Protesters hold signs following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, outside the Read More

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong’s extradition law are fueling protests

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Cracks have appeared in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law to allow extraditions to China, with local media reporting the city’s government will suspend the bill after widespread anger and violent protests. Protesters hold signs following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, outside the Legislative Read More

Vietnam ramps up pressure on Google’s YouTube advertisers

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HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam has asked companies not to advertise on videos hosted by Google’s YouTube that contain “anti-state propaganda,” state media said on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up pressure on global tech giants. FILE PHOTO: People are silhouetted as they pose with mobile devices in front of a screen projected with Read More