Hong Kong has made sure that its voice is heard in Beijing
Monday, 17 June 2019 If the organisers’ estimates are to be believed, the two million people who turned out on Hong Kong’s streets on Sunday may have constituted not just the biggest demonstration in the city-state’s history. Given that Hong Kong is home to seven million, it may have been the largest protest ever, in terms of the proportion of the overall population who attended, at around 29 per cent. They were there to demand, principally, the retraction of a proposed bill that would allow extradition from the territory to mainland China – a move that critics complained would undermine Hong Kong’s protected autonomous status and expose individuals and businesses to what they view as the People’s Republic’s...
Hong Kong's extradition bill demonstrations have mutated into a much bigger and more complex animal that has ripped open old wounds and expanded a political fight as the city battens down for a long,..
Eager booklovers waiting at the entrance of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) for the opening of the week-long HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair,... ACN Newswire Also reported by •Seattle Times