Tag archive for ‘Leung Chun-ying’
Associated Press On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Obama says US had no role in Hong Kong protests 

–   President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the U.S. had no role in fostering pro-democracy protests that have shut down parts of Hong Kong for six weeks, denying allegations in Chinese state More...

Reuters On Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Hong Kong’s loud American defies pro-Beijing ‘smear campaign’

– HONG KONG (Reuters) – China has often accused “foreign forces” of trying to destabilize free-wheeling Hong Kong during the current pro-democracy protests, with a garrulous expat More...

Reuters On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

China could ‘punish’ Hong Kong over protests, says ex-HK central bank chief

– By Clare Jim HONG KONG (Reuters) – A member of China’s central bank’s advisory body warned on Wednesday that Beijing will punish Hong Kong if pro-democracy protests that have paralyzed More...

Reuters On Friday, October 24th, 2014

Protesters in Hong Kong to Vote on Government Proposals

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong say they will hold a straw poll on government proposals they had rejected earlier in the week as the campaign in the Chinese-controlled city entered the fifth week on Friday. With More...

Jewish Business News Service On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Sin-ming Shaw, former fellow at Oxford University: China’s Hong Kong Follies

– HONG KONG – The massive public demonstrations by students and young members of the middle-class that have roiled Hong Kong in recent weeks are ostensibly demands for democracy. But they actually reflect More...

Reuters On Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Hong Kong Street Clashes Erupt Despite Imminent Talks

Violent clashes erupted in Hong Kong early on Sunday for a second night, deepening a sense of impasse between a government with limited options and a pro-democracy movement increasingly willing to confront More...

Reuters On Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Hong Kong street clashes erupt despite imminent talks

– By James Pomfret and Elzio Barreto HONG KONG (Reuters) – Violent clashes erupted in Hong Kong early on Sunday for a second night, deepening a sense of impasse between a government with limited More...

Reuters On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Hong Kong democracy street battles rage on despite imminent talks

– HONG KONG (Reuters) – Violent clashes erupted early on Sunday in a Hong Kong protest hotspot as unarmed pro-democracy activists once again confronted riot police despite the confirmation of talks More...

Reuters On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Hong Kong police clear protesters, barricades at key site

– /By Clare Baldwin and James Pomfret/ HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hundreds of Hong Kong police staged their biggest and boldest raid yet on a pro-democracy protest camp before dawn on Friday, charging More...

Reuters On Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Hong Kong police use pepper spray on protesters, anger simmers over beating

– /By Clare Baldwin and Carlos Barria/ HONG KONG  – Hong Kong police used pepper spray on Thursday to stop pro-democracy protesters from blocking a major road near the office of the city’s More...

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