Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicHong Kong protests

Topic: Hong Kong protests

Career policeman, controversial ex-security chief: Meet John Lee, the new leader of Hong Kong

Lee served as Secretary for Security in 2019 when there were violent crackdowns on pro-democracy protests. He was also key in implementing the national security law that criminalises most forms of protest.

Why protests can’t fight state power: Just check out Myanmar, Belarus, Hong Kong, Russia

It certainly seems easier to start revolutions than to influence their course. The 12-year era of street protests resulting in regime changes looks to be over.

Hong Kong’s big investors stay put, but keep flight option open

Rich investors are still assessing how the Chinese government’s tighter grip on Hong Kong will impact asset prices and the long-term business environment.

Hong Kong is arresting citizens under new security law over online comments, activity

Hong Kong Police detained four people ages 16 to 21 over comments posted in July. In a statement issued to the public, it 'reminded' them that the cyberworld is not beyond the law.

The US-China rivalry is broadening from trade to everything

From a possible ban on TikTok app to discussions of undermining the Hong Kong dollar’s peg to the greenback, the US-China tensions is moving into new, unpredictable areas.

Google, Facebook, Twitter stop sharing user data with Hong Kong govt

The companies' response come amid concerns that Hong Kong's new security law could criminalize protests. Police had last week arrested a man for waving an independence flag.

Hong Kong bans protest movement’s rallying cry for ‘revolution’

The Hong Kong government had earlier said banners and chants calling for 'Hong Kong independence' were now illegal, without specifying that this also applied to the 'Liberate Hong Kong!' slogan.

What Hong Kong’s new security law means for business

Continued uncertainty over the law’s implementation, response by protesters and retaliation from US may restrain Hong Kong’s economic recovery from Covid.

Sad day for Hong Kong, says Mike Pompeo, warning China of new countermeasures

Xi Jinping Tuesday signed controversial security law that gives China new powers over Hong Kong that are tailor-made to curb dissent, protests and criminalise sedition.

China approves Hong Kong security law, risking US anger

The measure to punish acts of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces comes on the eve of the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese rule.

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We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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