Hong Kong police arrest protesters in main camp

Dec 11, 2014

Hong Kong police arrest protesters in main camp

Hong Kong police on Thursday took away demonstrators who refused to leave the main prodemocracy protest camp and tore down their tents in a final push to retake streets occupied by activists for two and a half months. The first person arrested was carried ...

Shutdown of Hong Kong protest camp looms

Dec 9, 2014

Shutdown of Hong Kong protest camp looms

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists have until Thursday morning to leave a sprawling protest camp that has blocked traffic in the Chinese financial hub for more than two months before authorities clear it out, a lawyer said Tuesday. Authorities are set to move in after ...

Dec 9, 2014

China investigates another military official for graft

China’s military is investigating a general who worked at a prominent military university on suspicion of graft, Chinese media reported on Tuesday, as Beijing widens its crackdown on corruption in its armed forces. Major General Dai Weimin, 52, was “taken away” in the middle ...

Dec 4, 2014

Obama assesses Xi's power, Chinese rights and nationalism

U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that Chinese President Xi Jinping has consolidated power more quickly than any Chinese leader in decades, raising concerns over human rights and worrying China’s neighbors. Obama, who met Xi last month in Beijing, told the Business Roundtable ...