News Brief: Hong Kong Protests, China Tariffs, Placido Domingo
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 () Mainland China seems to be ramping up efforts against Hong Kong protesters. The U.S. is delaying some new tariffs against China. One of opera's most popular stars faces sexual misconduct allegations.
French "Spiderman" climber Alain Robert on Friday scaled up Hong Kong's Cheung Kong Center and unfurled a banner with "a message of peace", as the territory geared up for further mass pro-democracy demonstrations over the weekend. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Hong Kong has seen a series of increasingly tense protests since the proposal of an extradition law that would give China power over Hong Kong criminal prosecutions. Canadians across the country have..