Aug 21, 7:08 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By James Patterson 08/21/19 AT 5:28 AM An unemployed man was sentenced to four weeks in jail for his Aug. 18 attempt to spray paint “China will Prevail” in Chinese on the front gate of the U.S. consulate general in Hong Kong.Qin Jingjun, age … [Read more...] about Hong Kong Jails Chinese Tourist For Defacing US Consulate
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Kelvin Chan, Ap Business Writer Updated 1:44 pm CDT, Monday, August 12, 2019 Australian Penny Tilley, center, reacts next to stranded travelers at the closed check-in counters at the Hong Kong International Airport, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters crowded into … [Read more...] about Hong Kong airport protest shutdown tarnishes business image
An angry mob carrying bamboo sticks and metal rods returned to the scene of the Hong Kong protests Monday night for the first time in weeks, openly attacking protesters in plain sight of police and journalists and, unlike their last attack, not bothering to wear masks. The mob attack was the second such incident and the first since a group of armed thugs beat political … [Read more...] about Violent Mob Returns to Hong Kong, Beating Protesters with Sticks
This story is being published for POLITICO as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on July 24, 2019. It is a prospect dreaded by many in Hong Kong, but debate is growing in mainland China about whether the central government should end weeks of upheaval in the city by sending in the People’s Liberation Army … [Read more...] about Will China send in troops to stamp out protests in Hong Kong?
Yanan Wang and Alice Fung, Associated Press Updated 5:20 am CDT, Tuesday, July 16, 2019 FILE - In this Monday, June 10, 2019, file photo, police officers use pepper spray against protesters in a rally against the proposed amendments to the extradition law at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned … [Read more...] about Hong Kong protests challenge China with no end in sight