Little resistance from Occupy protesters as police clear Mong Kok barricades, arrest leaders

Occupy protesters arrested during scuffles with police in Mong Kok

Abenomics faces confidence vote in Japan

Hong Kong bailiffs and police clear Mong Kok Occupy site

Little resistance from Occupy protesters as police clear Mong Kok barricades, arrest leaders

Wed, 26 Nov 2014

The operation to clear the barriers and tents from the thoroughfare got underway just after the morning rush hour, watched closely by police officers carrying tanks full of pepper spray solution and hand pumps. Several protesters were detained, including prominent student activists Joshua Wong Chi-fung and Lester Shum, and Raphael Wong Ho-ming from the League of Social Democrats.

 

Abenomics faces confidence vote in Japan

Wed, 26 Nov 2014

As Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe heads to the polls next month, the success of his war on deflation hinges on convincing people to shrug off fears about the future and start spending to kickstart the world's number three economy.

Hong Kong bailiffs and police clear Mong Kok Occupy site

Tue, 25 Nov 2014

Hong Kong bailiffs tasked to enforce a court order against a key protest camp have successfully torn down barricades at an intersection in Mong Kok, after a tense face-off with pro-democracy demonstrators.