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Die-hard Hong Kong protesters defend tactics as unity cracks

Aug 20, 2019

Protesters on the front lines in Hong Kong explain how largely peaceful marches against proposed changes to the city's extradition law morphed into a summer of tear gas and rubber bullets

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong

Aug 19, 2019

At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing's one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans

Judge postpones 2nd corruption trial of Malaysia's former PM

Aug 19, 2019

A judge has delayed by a week the second trial of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak for alleged corruption linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure

Aug 16, 2019

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns following pressure by Beijing on Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests

China threatens retaliation if US tariff hikes go ahead

Aug 15, 2019

China threatens retaliation if Washington steps up their war over trade and technology by going ahead with planned Sept. 1 tariff hikes on additional Chinese imports

Global stocks lower after US falls on recession fear

Aug 15, 2019

Global stock markets mostly lower after Wall Street falls on recession fears

Hong Kong Umbrella Movement leader released on bail

Aug 15, 2019

A leader of 2014 pro-democracy protests has been released on bail as Hong Kong's government attempts to quell a movement that has paralyzed parts of the city and its airport and led to hundreds of arrests

The Latest: Protesters sorry for HK airport disruptions

Aug 14, 2019

Protesters in Hong Kong are apologizing to the public after they disrupted flights for two consecutive days at one of the busiest airports in the world

Riot police clash with protesters at Hong Kong airport

Aug 13, 2019

Pro-democracy demonstrators severely crippled Hong Kong's international airport for a second day, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights as the city's pro-Beijing leader warned that the protesters had pushed events onto a "path of no return"

China's Xi gets tougher on Trump after new tariff threat

Aug 13, 2019

Facing another US tariff hike, President Xi Jinping is getting tougher instead of backing down

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Netflix announces deal for film about Thailand's cave boys

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