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Hong Kong protests: petrol bombs thrown in MTR station as demonstrators take to streets again

Petrol bombs thrown into Kowloon Tong MTR station at about 3pm on Saturday, seriously damaging facilities, police said, warning “rioters” to stop all illegal activities.

13 Oct 2019 - 12:02PM

Petrol bombs thrown into Kowloon Tong MTR station at about 3pm on Saturday, seriously damaging facilities, police said, warning “rioters” to stop all illegal activities.

Hong Kong protests: petrol bombs thrown in MTR station as demonstrators take to streets again
China’s internet regulator praises whistle-blowers for keeping cyberspace free of ‘harmful’ content

Work of public army of censors has become a crucial part of the country’s online governance, Cyberspace Administration of China says.

12 Oct 2019 - 11:07PM

Work of public army of censors has become a crucial part of the country’s online governance, Cyberspace Administration of China says.

China’s internet regulator praises whistle-blowers for keeping cyberspace free of ‘harmful’ content
‘Extremely necessary’: Beijing backs Hong Kong’s mask ban

Central government says chaos in the city can’t go on forever and action must be taken to stop Hong Kong version of a colour revolution.

5 Oct 2019 - 12:07AM

Central government says chaos in the city can’t go on forever and action must be taken to stop Hong Kong version of a colour revolution.

‘Extremely necessary’: Beijing backs Hong Kong’s mask ban
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters declare ‘We are back’ in poster campaign from Victoria Park to Admiralty on fifth anniversary of Occupy movement

Activists stick posters – on walls, escalators, footbridges and the pavement – all the way from Causeway Bay to government headquarters in Admiralty.

29 Sep 2019 - 2:12AM

Activists stick posters – on walls, escalators, footbridges and the pavement – all the way from Causeway Bay to government headquarters in Admiralty.

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters declare ‘We are back’ in poster campaign from Victoria Park to Admiralty on fifth anniversary of Occupy movement
Hong Kong protests: plan mulled to partially cancel district council elections if polling stations targeted, as Joshua Wong announces candidacy

Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau is looking into the possibility of cancelling polls in areas where serious protests are taking place, a source says.

29 Sep 2019 - 12:00AM

Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau is looking into the possibility of cancelling polls in areas where serious protests are taking place, a source says.

Hong Kong protests: plan mulled to partially cancel district council elections if polling stations targeted, as Joshua Wong announces candidacy
China confirms detention and release of American FedEx pilot after airgun pellets allegedly found in luggage

Foreign ministry says the US pilot was released on bail pending further investigation.

21 Sep 2019 - 5:38AM

Foreign ministry says the US pilot was released on bail pending further investigation.

China confirms detention and release of American FedEx pilot after airgun pellets allegedly found in luggage
US Senate passes Uygur Human Rights Policy Act calling for sanctions on Chinese officials over Xinjiang camps

Bill also urges Trump administration to prohibit export of goods and services to state agents in Chinese region where upwards of 1 million Uygurs are being held.

13 Sep 2019 - 4:08AM

Bill also urges Trump administration to prohibit export of goods and services to state agents in Chinese region where upwards of 1 million Uygurs are being held.

US Senate passes Uygur Human Rights Policy Act calling for sanctions on Chinese officials over Xinjiang camps
China’s internet regulator orders online AI algorithms to promote ‘mainstream values’

Systems should direct users to approved material on subjects like Xi Jinping Thought, or which showcase the country’s economic and social development, Cyberspace Administration of China says.

11 Sep 2019 - 10:28PM

Systems should direct users to approved material on subjects like Xi Jinping Thought, or which showcase the country’s economic and social development, Cyberspace Administration of China says.

China’s internet regulator orders online AI algorithms to promote ‘mainstream values’
Communist Party names Wang Hao new chief of scandal-hit Chinese city Xian

Wang Hao, 55, has been transferred from Tangshan in Hebei to take up top job in important economic centre that was vacant for over six months.

4 Sep 2019 - 12:27PM

Wang Hao, 55, has been transferred from Tangshan in Hebei to take up top job in important economic centre that was vacant for over six months.

Communist Party names Wang Hao new chief of scandal-hit Chinese city Xian
‘I wanted to test the rule of law’: first-time anti-government protester enters the fray – unmasked and motivated

‘I just want to test the rule of law in Hong Kong,” said the 25-year-old accountant as she walked from Causeway Bay to Wan Chai.

1 Sep 2019 - 1:32AM

‘I just want to test the rule of law in Hong Kong,” said the 25-year-old accountant as she walked from Causeway Bay to Wan Chai.

‘I wanted to test the rule of law’: first-time anti-government protester enters the fray – unmasked and motivated
Two Hong Kong lawmakers arrested for protest-related offences released on bail after being held by police overnight

Status not known of third pro-democracy politician held following wave of arrests targeting several lawmakers and high-profile activists.

1 Sep 2019 - 12:15AM

Status not known of third pro-democracy politician held following wave of arrests targeting several lawmakers and high-profile activists.

Two Hong Kong lawmakers arrested for protest-related offences released on bail after being held by police overnight
China forces out Wall Street Journal reporter Chun Han Wong after report on Xi Jinping’s cousin

Beijing denies application to renew press credentials for journalist after warning newspaper not to publish article on Ming Chai.

31 Aug 2019 - 1:08PM

Beijing denies application to renew press credentials for journalist after warning newspaper not to publish article on Ming Chai.

China forces out Wall Street Journal reporter Chun Han Wong after report on Xi Jinping’s cousin
Is affluent, quiet Macau China’s new unification golden child?

While Hong Kong struggles through its long summer of discontent, its smaller neighbour is positioning itself as the very model of a modern ‘one country, two systems’ metropolis.

27 Aug 2019 - 11:33PM

While Hong Kong struggles through its long summer of discontent, its smaller neighbour is positioning itself as the very model of a modern ‘one country, two systems’ metropolis.

Is affluent, quiet Macau China’s new unification golden child?
China confirms detention of British consulate trade officer Simon Cheng Man-kit for 15 days

Foreign ministry says Simon Cheng held over violation of public security management regulations.

22 Aug 2019 - 5:59AM

Foreign ministry says Simon Cheng held over violation of public security management regulations.

China confirms detention of British consulate trade officer Simon Cheng Man-kit for 15 days
Chinese state media labels Hong Kong pro-democracy figures ‘new Gang of Four’ in fresh attacks

Jimmy Lai, Martin Lee, Anson Chan and Albert Ho labelled as ‘new Gang of Four’ that ‘colludes’ with Western forces to instigate unrest.

20 Aug 2019 - 9:05AM

Jimmy Lai, Martin Lee, Anson Chan and Albert Ho labelled as ‘new Gang of Four’ that ‘colludes’ with Western forces to instigate unrest.

Chinese state media labels Hong Kong pro-democracy figures ‘new Gang of Four’ in fresh attacks
Blindsided: why does Beijing keep getting Hong Kong wrong?

In a series of in-depth articles on the unrest rocking Hong Kong, the Post goes behind the headlines to look at the underlying issues, current state of affairs and where it is all heading. Here, we look at how Beijing fails to grasp the sentiment of the city.

21 Aug 2019 - 3:22PM

In a series of in-depth articles on the unrest rocking Hong Kong, the Post goes behind the headlines to look at the underlying issues, current state of affairs and where it is all heading. Here, we look at how Beijing fails to grasp the sentiment of the city.

Blindsided: why does Beijing keep getting Hong Kong wrong?
‘Risks still too big’ for China to send in troops to quell Hong Kong unrest

Chinese government advisers say Beijing has not reached direct intervention point but that could change if the violence continues.

15 Aug 2019 - 9:45AM

Chinese government advisers say Beijing has not reached direct intervention point but that could change if the violence continues.

‘Risks still too big’ for China to send in troops to quell Hong Kong unrest
Hong Kong airport attacks trigger nationalist frenzy in mainland China

State media praises the two injured men, but some commentators criticise the central government over its perceived failure to take tougher action.

15 Aug 2019 - 2:19AM

State media praises the two injured men, but some commentators criticise the central government over its perceived failure to take tougher action.

Hong Kong airport attacks trigger nationalist frenzy in mainland China
Hong Kong airport shutdown could give Shenzhen the edge as top air hub in Greater Bay Area

Chaos at Hong Kong International Airport comes as neighbouring centres press ahead with big plans.

14 Aug 2019 - 9:55AM

Chaos at Hong Kong International Airport comes as neighbouring centres press ahead with big plans.

Hong Kong airport shutdown could give Shenzhen the edge as top air hub in Greater Bay Area
Flash mob protests fan out across Hong Kong

The anti-government protests continued into the night in Hong Kong on August 10.  Multiple ‘flash mob’ style protests erupted across the city with protesters emerging from the MTR system, blocking roads, then retreating when police appear.

11 Aug 2019 - 1:49AM

The anti-government protests continued into the night in Hong Kong on August 10.  Multiple ‘flash mob’ style protests erupted across the city with protesters emerging from the MTR system, blocking roads, then retreating when police appear.

Flash mob protests fan out across Hong Kong
Chinese tycoon Li Jianhua fights daughter over Canada real estate fortune in lawsuits depicting knife violence, fraud and corporate turmoil

The former Chinese politician denies ‘each and every allegation’ by daughter Carol Li Xiaoqi in their fight over Vancouver assets worth millions.

8 Aug 2019 - 7:56AM

The former Chinese politician denies ‘each and every allegation’ by daughter Carol Li Xiaoqi in their fight over Vancouver assets worth millions.

Chinese tycoon Li Jianhua fights daughter over Canada real estate fortune in lawsuits depicting knife violence, fraud and corporate turmoil
Hundreds attack Hong Kong police station after Tseung Kwan O march turns ugly, with police warning they will disperse protesters

Event follows night of chaos in Mong Kok, Tsim Sha Tsui and Wong Tai Sin.

4 Aug 2019 - 11:50PM

Event follows night of chaos in Mong Kok, Tsim Sha Tsui and Wong Tai Sin.

Hundreds attack Hong Kong police station after Tseung Kwan O march turns ugly, with police warning they will disperse protesters
Lingnan University president attends Yuen Long protest with colleagues as ‘observer’, says he is worried about dangers facing students and staff

University president Leonard Cheng said he attended protest not to show support but to ensure safety of students, staff and alumni.

27 Jul 2019 - 11:46PM

University president Leonard Cheng said he attended protest not to show support but to ensure safety of students, staff and alumni.

Lingnan University president attends Yuen Long protest with colleagues as ‘observer’, says he is worried about dangers facing students and staff
Will China send in the troops to stamp out protests in Hong Kong?

Fears are growing in the city that the military could be called in to quell unrest, but the costs and complexities of doing so mean Beijing is highly unlikely to give the orders, observers say.

25 Jul 2019 - 7:20AM

Fears are growing in the city that the military could be called in to quell unrest, but the costs and complexities of doing so mean Beijing is highly unlikely to give the orders, observers say.

Will China send in the troops to stamp out protests in Hong Kong?
‘Liberal’ policy chief unlikely to mean a softening on Xinjiang from China

Appointment of Wang Yang seen as ‘calculated move’ to assuage international concerns, but analysts doubt it will mean a change in Beijing’s hardline approach to the region.

18 Jul 2019 - 12:38AM

Appointment of Wang Yang seen as ‘calculated move’ to assuage international concerns, but analysts doubt it will mean a change in Beijing’s hardline approach to the region.

‘Liberal’ policy chief unlikely to mean a softening on Xinjiang from China
How US-trained telecoms entrepreneur Bill Huang turned to China for a wireless technology America couldn’t offer

‘There’s no need for a confrontation in technology because science has no borders,’ says the founder of CloudMinds.

2 Jul 2019 - 8:44PM

‘There’s no need for a confrontation in technology because science has no borders,’ says the founder of CloudMinds.

How US-trained telecoms entrepreneur Bill Huang turned to China for a wireless technology America couldn’t offer
China calls Xinjiang camps training centres, but government’s own documents say otherwise, researcher finds

A researcher’s review of government documents not intended for international audiences finds evidence of coercive internment, police presence and political brainwashing.

2 Jul 2019 - 9:51PM

A researcher’s review of government documents not intended for international audiences finds evidence of coercive internment, police presence and political brainwashing.

China calls Xinjiang camps training centres, but government’s own documents say otherwise, researcher finds
US slams China’s ‘extreme hostility’ towards religious freedom in new report, citing ‘abuse’ of Uygur Muslims in Xinjiang

US government condemns China’s ‘intense persecution’ of religious faiths, days before Donald Trump’s meeting with Xi Jinping at the G20 summit.

22 Jun 2019 - 7:08PM

US government condemns China’s ‘intense persecution’ of religious faiths, days before Donald Trump’s meeting with Xi Jinping at the G20 summit.

US slams China’s ‘extreme hostility’ towards religious freedom in new report, citing ‘abuse’ of Uygur Muslims in Xinjiang
US sanctions over Xinjiang’s Uygur internment camps are ‘ready to go’ except for Treasury hold-up due to trade war, sources say

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is ‘delaying action’ favoured by others in Trump administration because of concerns it will disrupt trade talks.

21 Jun 2019 - 11:21PM

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is ‘delaying action’ favoured by others in Trump administration because of concerns it will disrupt trade talks.

US sanctions over Xinjiang’s Uygur internment camps are ‘ready to go’ except for Treasury hold-up due to trade war, sources say
Donald Trump and Xi Jinping confirm G20 meeting and restarting of US-China trade war talks

Trump tweets that he and Xi will meet at the G20 summit, while Xi is quoted as saying he will meet Trump to ‘exchange opinions’ on Sino-US relations.

20 Jun 2019 - 3:56PM

Trump tweets that he and Xi will meet at the G20 summit, while Xi is quoted as saying he will meet Trump to ‘exchange opinions’ on Sino-US relations.

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping confirm G20 meeting and restarting of US-China trade war talks