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Pepe and protest pig: Internet memes come to life at Hong Kong rally

by Su Xinqi Among the sea of faces on Hong Kong's streets on Sunday were more than one hundred people wearing quirky over-sized animal masks...

Hong Kong protesters vow weekend rally and ‘last chance’ for leader

by Su Xinqi Hong Kong pro-democracy activists on Friday vowed to hold another massive rally over the weekend and warned the city's pro-Beijing leader not...

Hong Kong set for fresh weekend protests as police end university siege

by Jerome TAYLOR / Yan ZHAO Hong Kong police on Friday ended their two-week siege of a university campus that became a battleground with pro-democracy...

Hong Kong police enter ransacked campus after protest siege

by Anthony WALLACE / Daniel SUEN Hong Kong police on Thursday entered a ransacked university campus where authorities faced off for days with barricaded pro-democracy...

Hong Kong college campus searched, just one protester found

Officials at a Hong Kong university where police and protesters clashed violently a week ago said Tuesday they had searched the entire campus and...

Hong Kong leader vows to ‘listen’ as voters send sharp rebuke to Beijing

by Yan ZHAO / Xinqi SU Hong Kong's deeply unpopular leader vowed Monday to "listen humbly" to voters after the pro-democracy camp scored a crushing...

Hong Kong university protesters defy surrender warnings

by Yan ZHAO / Catherine LAI Dozens of exhausted pro-democracy protesters occupying a Hong Kong university defied warnings to surrender Tuesday on the third day...

Chan Chun Sing: What has happened in Hong Kong can easily happen to Singapore

Singapore—The country’s Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing expressed concern over Hong Kong’s future, given that the city has experienced widespread and increasingly...

15 killed in suspected rebel attacks in Thailand’s south

by Tuwaedaniya MERINGING with Thanaporn PROMYAMYAI in Bangkok At least fifteen people were gunned down in an ambush by suspected Muslim militants in Thailand's violence-wracked...

Xi voices ‘high degree of trust’ in Hong Kong leader over unrest

Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed a "high degree of trust" in Hong Kong's unpopular leader Carrie Lam as the two met after months of...
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