A demonstrator holding a Chilean flag walks towards an armoured police vehicle during an anti-government march in Santiago on October 22. Photo: AP

For a Chilean student in Hong Kong, protests and uncertainty hit home

  • Expatriates in Hong Kong from countries rocked by unrest, like Chile, find their worry and attention split
  • The protests in both Hong Kong and Chile are the result of frustrations that run deeper than the immediate trigger of the unrest
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A demonstrator holding a Chilean flag walks towards an armoured police vehicle during an anti-government march in Santiago on October 22. Photo: AP
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Xi and Trump were expected to meet immediately after the Apec summit to sign a “phase one” trade deal. Photo: AFP

Chile’s Apec gathering cancelled, throwing Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s planned trade war agreement signing into question

  • Trump announced earlier this month that he and Xi would sign ‘phase one’ of a trade war accord at Apec in November
  • But unrest in Chile has led to the cancellation of the meeting as well as December’s COP25 UN climate change conference
Topic |   US-China relations

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Xi and Trump were expected to meet immediately after the Apec summit to sign a “phase one” trade deal. Photo: AFP
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