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Hong Kongers march again, mourn death

Asia Pacific Jun 16, 2019

Hong Kongers march again, mourn death

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, jammed the city's streets Sunday, demanding an end to a proposed extradition bill and the resignation of the city's top leader. The crowds spilled into the streets from downtown Victoria Park and began marching toward ...

Asia Pacific Jun 16, 2019

Papua New Guinea vows to get rich in a decade

Papua New Guinea's new prime minister has an ambitious — cynics would say far-fetched — objective of turning one of the world's poorest countries into the "richest black nation" on Earth in just a decade. If national economies were like soccer teams, Papua New Guinea ...

Calls mount for Hong Kong extradition bill to be suspended

Asia Pacific Jun 15, 2019

Calls mount for Hong Kong extradition bill to be suspended

Hong Kong girded for another mass march against a China-backed extradition bill Sunday as the city's leader, Carrie Lam, faced new calls to withdraw the legislation after clashes between protesters and police. The government may suspend the controversial bill to defuse tensions, local media reported. ...

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