Transport groups to stage nationwide transport strike vs PUV modernization program

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 08:15:39 +0000

Transport groups are set to stage a nationwide strike against the government’s public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program.

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Mothers rally as Hong Kong’s divide shows no sign of closing

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 06 Jul 2019 01:17:04 +0000

Mothers rally as Hong Kong's divide shows no sign of closing

Hong Kong’s political divisions showed no sign of closing as students rebuffed an offer from city leader Carrie Lam to meet and a few thousand mothers rallied in support of young protesters who left a trail of destruction in the legislature’s building at the start of the week.

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Arrests in Hong Kong raise fears of more violent protests

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2019 05:57:14 +0000

Arrests in Hong Kong raise fears of more violent protests

HONG KONG – A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker is expressing fears that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people following protests earlier this week.

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Thousands gather at Stonewall 50 years after LGBTQ uprising

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 23:10:15 +0000

Thousands gather at Stonewall 50 years after LGBTQ uprising

Thousands of people converged Friday on the Stonewall Inn for the 50th anniversary of the rebellion that catalyzed a movement for LGBTQ liberation, marking the milestone with celebrity performances, speeches and personal reflections.

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Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 02:53:27 +0000

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders

HONG KONG – The largely youth-driven movement of black-clad protesters challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership structure.

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Flowers pile up for dead Hong Kong protester

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:25:23 +0000

Mourners place flowers and offer prayers at the site where a protester died, prior to the start of a rally in Hong Kong on June 16, 2019. - Hong Kong was braced for another mass rally, as public anger seethed following unprecedented clashes between protesters and police over an extradition law, despite a climbdown by the city's embattled leader in suspending the bill. Nearly 80 people were injured in this week's unrest, including 22 police officers, and one man died late on June 15, 2019 when he fell from a building where he had been holding an hours-long anti-extradition protest. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

Bouquets of white flowers, written tributes and origami cranes piled up Sunday outside a high-end Hong Kong shopping mall, where a young man plunged to his death protesting against a controversial extradition bill.

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Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2019 03:23:34 +0000

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill

Pressure on Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam was mounting Saturday, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition

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Calls mount for compromise over unpopular Hong Kong bill

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2019 01:41:19 +0000

Calls mount for compromise over unpopular Hong Kong bill

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam faced calls from both outside and within her government to delay extradition legislation that has spurred massive protests.

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