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Jokowi visits Papua after unrest, inaugurates bridge

Jakarta— President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo landed in West Papua and Papua on Sunday in his first visit to the restive region after violent unrest broke...

Ho Ching: Obsessing with Hong Kong-Singapore rivalry “misses the point”

Singapore—While Ho Ching, the chief executive officer of Temasek Holdings and wife of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, frequently posts on her Facebook page,...

Four killed as police fire on Bangladesh protesters

At least four people were killed and nearly 50 injured Sunday after police fired on thousands of Bangladeshi Muslims protesting a Facebook post by...

Democracy crowds defy Hong Kong police after activists attacked

by Yan ZHAO / Xinqi SU Large crowds of Hong Kongers defied a police ban and held an illegal march on Sunday, their numbers swollen...

Hong Kong defies China anniversary with ‘Day of Grief’ rallies

by Jerome TAYLOR / Yan ZHAO Strife-torn Hong Kong marked the 70th anniversary of communist China's founding with defiant "Day of Grief" protests on Tuesday...

Hong Kong’s summer of protests leaves economy bruised and battered

by Yan ZHAO / Sean GLEESON As pro-democracy protests grind on for a fourth month, Hong Kong has been left counting the cost, with the...
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Due to continuing protests, 91% of Hong Kong businesses aim to move to Singapore,...

A survey reveals that 120 Hong Kong businesses intend to move out from the beleaguered city and that 91% of these firms have eyed...

Joshua Wong: Hong Kong’s pro-democracy poster child

by Jerome TAYLOR Joshua Wong, the Hong Kong activist soon to visit the United States, was the unlikely hero of the Umbrella Movement that inspired...

Clashes after peaceful crowd takes Hong Kong message to US consulate

by Jerome TAYLOR / Yan ZHAO Pro-democracy activists jammed Hong Kong streets in a march to the United States consulate on Sunday in a bid to...

Scorned in China, the Hong Kong singer who chose politics over career

by Jacques CLEMENT Denise Ho has been pulled from concerts, her records are banned in China and she has been smeared as "poison", but the...
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