Arrests in Hong Kong raise fears of more violent protests

Asia Pacific Jul 4, 2019

Arrests in Hong Kong raise fears of more violent protests

A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker expressed fears Thursday that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people following protests earlier this week. Legislative Council member Claudia Mo called on people to understand the frustration and anger of the ...

China spotlights military drill amid Hong Kong protests

Asia Pacific Jul 3, 2019

China spotlights military drill amid Hong Kong protests

An army-linked newspaper in China has run photos of a week-old military drill in Hong Kong, a move analysts described as a warning to Beijing's critics as the city grapples with a wave of anti-government protests. The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has maintained a garrison ...