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Hong Kong pro-independence duo lose appeal over council seats

/ Aug 25, 2017

Hong Kong pro-independence duo lose appeal over council seats

Hong Kong's highest court dismissed an appeal by two pro-independence lawmakers contesting their disqualification from the legislature last year on Friday, effectively ruling out their return to the political fold in the Chinese-ruled city. China's parliament made a controversial interpretation of Hong Kong's mini-constitution that ...

Scandal-hit Malaysian leader Najib to visit White House

/ Aug 24, 2017

Scandal-hit Malaysian leader Najib to visit White House

U.S. President Donald Trump has invited Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to Washington, officials said Thursday, despite a Justice Department investigation into a major corruption scandal that has ensnared the leader. A White House statement said that Trump will welcome Najib to Washington on Sept. ...