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Actors paid to protest for Huawei exec’s release: media

Protestors outside a Canadian courtroom pressing for the release of a senior Chinese telecommunications executive fighting extradition to the US were paid actors, they told local media. It was not clear, however, who footed the bill. A dozen men and women on Monday, at the start...

Tale of two cities: Hong Kong turmoil may boost Singapore

Singapore, Singapore | AFP | Thursday 6/20/2019 REFILES TO ADD DROPPED WORD IN PAR 2 by Sam Reeves / Martin Abbugao Hong Kong's reputation as a stable financial hub has been shaken by a controversial extradition bill that prompted massive protests, and its loss might just be Singapore's gain, experts say. The Chinese...