Friday, October 18, 2019
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Hong Kong airport faces new protests

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Hong Kong is gearing up for several anti-government protests on Friday and weekend airport unrest, while there were no signs that demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city would...
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Hong Kong students boycott study as protests continue

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Student leaders in Hong Kong Thursday announced a two-week boycott of the semester, in an effort to continue protests and pressure the government. Protests have been raging in...
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China announces detention of British consular officer in Hong Kong

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The fate of a British consulate official was unveiled on Wednesday, a day after London announced his disappearance in China, noting that he was in administrative detention...
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Hong Kong leader hopes for “way out of chaos” after peaceful protest

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped peaceful protest over the weekend would be the start of a push for calm and talks with...
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China wants to turn Shenzhen into a “better place” than Hong Kong

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Chinese government has unveiled plans to develop the city of Shenzhen and make it what the Chinese media call a "better place" than Hong Kong, which...
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Hong Kong protesters are demonstrating again to confirm their “peaceful” movement after the airport...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Demonstrators rallied in Hong Kong Sunday to prepare for a rally aimed at proving to city officials that the protest movement still enjoyed wide popular support despite...
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Despite rains, thousands take part in anti-government protest in Hong Kong

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Thousands joined an anti-government rally in a Hong Kong park on Sunday despite heavy rains, in the 11th week of demonstrations in the Asian financial center that...
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Hong Kong remains the gateway to the world despite China’s booming economy

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Hong Kong remains Beijing's main economic gateway to the world, although the city's weight in the Chinese economy has fallen from 1997 when it returned to China. Carrie...
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China did not let two US Navy ships into Hong Kong

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Earlier, Beijing demanded that US diplomats "stop interfering" in the affairs of Hong Kong. Chinese authorities refused to allow two US warships to call at the port of...
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Police use pepper gas while trying to unlock entry to Hong Kong airport

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Police used pepper gas against protesters outside the Hong Kong airport, which temporarily suspended the registration of passengers on all flights due to anti-government rallies taking place...
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United Nations calls on Hong Kong to exercise restraint

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet urged Hong Kong authorities on Tuesday to exercise restraint and investigate evidence that her forces fired tear...
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Black crowd occupies Hong Kong airport under the slogan ‘an eye for an eye’

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Protesters wearing black, the symbolic color of the pro-democracy movement shaking the former British colony that returned to China in 1997, were flooded at Hong Kong airport...
Hong Kong protesters denounce police brutality

Eye to eye: Hong Kong protesters denounce police brutality

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Protesters who flocked Monday to Hong Kong airport quickly flooded the arrivals hall with black, the color of the prodemocracy movement that shakes the former British colony...
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All flights canceled in Hong Kong, Beijing muscle its speech against protesters

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Hong Kong airport on Monday made the rare decision to cancel all its flights after thousands of pro-democracy protesters invaded the arrivals hall, while Beijing muscled...
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Hong Kong Airport: All scheduled flights for today are canceled

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Hong Kong's airport authority canceled all scheduled flights on Monday, as thousands demonstrated at the airport for the fourth consecutive day. "All scheduled flights for the day have...
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China: Hong Kong is at a critical stage

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Hong Kong is now at a "critical stage" after continued anti-government protests, the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office said on Monday, stressing the need to stop...
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Beijing calls on London to stop “interference” in Hong Kong

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- China has urged the United Kingdom to stop "interference" in Hong Kong after British Foreign Minister Dominique Rapp called Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam to express...
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Pro-democracy in Hong Kong on the street for the tenth week in a row

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday afternoon despite high temperatures and humidity, defying police who did not allow marches for the...
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Hong Kong police release tear gas to disperse protesters as renewed demonstrations

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Police in Hong Kong massively fired tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters on Saturday, as demonstrators quickly gathered elsewhere in a new day of unrest. Weeks of increasingly...
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Demonstrations are continuing in Hong Kong and mobilization continues

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong continued to press Saturday for an unauthorized march as their sit-in at the international airport continued to draw visitors' attention to their...