Police Brutality: Hong Kong Arrested 100 Children in Anti-China Protests

The broad descriptions of these “crimes,” critics fear, allows for the criminalization of nearly every identifiable trait of the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement. The Communist Party can, for example, interpret the slogan – “Liberate Hong Kong, Revolution of Our Times” – as an attempt to “split the country.” Hong Kong protesters often also carry the […]

Chinese army issues chilling warning to Hong Kong protesters as it says it’s ready to ‘smash’ any demonstrations against new national security law

Lord Patten said: ‘The statement shows growing and widespread international outrage at the decision by the Chinese government to unilaterally impose national security legislation in Hong Kong. The breadth of support, which spans all political parties and four continents, reflects both the severity of the situation and ongoing unified international support for the principle of […]

HCMC newspaper pays steep price for criticizing property developer

Between September and October last year the newspaper published seven stories in print or online criticizing the company for harming the environment. The stories featured Sun Group’s projects at the Ba Na-Nui Chua nature reserve in the central city of Da Nang and Tam Dao national park in the northern province of Vinh Phuc.

Hong Kong’s richest man, 91, who owns UK mobile network Three backs new national security law and says it will give the city long-term stability

The introduction of the Hong Kong bill was the most controversial move at the opening of National People’s Congress (NPC) . Pictured, delegates gather before the start of the opening session of China’s National People’s Congress held in Beijing on May 22

Cyclone Amphan: Is Bangladesh prepared?

Environmentalists say that mangrove forests can help mitigate the impact of cyclones on coastal areas. When the southern parts of Bangladesh were hit hard by cyclones Sidr in 2007 and Aila in 2009, a mangrove forest called the Sundarbans, which spreads over 10,000 square kilometers, acted as a natural barrier against the storms before they […]

Hong Kong police arrest hundreds and fire pepper pellets amid fresh unrest

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump said the US would announce a “very powerful” response to the proposed legislation before the end of the week. China’s plans had already been condemned by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who described them as a “death knell” for the city’s freedoms.