Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicHong Kong protests

Topic: Hong Kong protests

China releases new details of national security legislation for Hong Kong

Details of the measures to punish acts of secession, subversion and terrorism in Hong Kong had been kept secret since the drafting of the law was approved.

To stay or leave — Hong Kong’s 90,000 expats face quandary after toughest year in decades

If one continues to stay, it will mean facing renewed disruptions arising from political turmoil and to leave will involve risking relocation amid a recession.

Protests erupt in central Hong Kong on movement’s anniversary

The June 9, 2019 mass march against the extradition bill launched months of historic pro-democracy protests that rocked the former British colony.

Hong Kong’s protest movement is running out of cash

Many young protesters rely on funds from sympathizers to help pay their legal bills. But the pandemic and the Chinese govt are restricting the cash flow.

I wish Hong Kong were just another Chinese city

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China, allowing the Trump administration to strip the territory of some of its privileged trade status.

China trolls US over protests against Floyd death after Trump criticised Hong Kong

Chinese propaganda outlets played up violent scenes from US protests as the kind of chaos that plagues western democracies but would never be permitted in Mainland China.

Why Chinese President Xi Jinping thinks he can afford to take risks with Hong Kong now

In episode 483 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta explains why China decided to choose this moment to go ahead with the national security laws for Hong Kong.

China approves Hong Kong security legislation, defying Trump’s threat

The legislation allows China to bypass Hong Kong's local Legislative Council, jeopardising the city's autonomy that made it an international trade and banking hub.

As Hong Kong braces for protests over new security law, its leader defends China’s move

Pro-democracy groups have announced large scale protests against China's move to try and bypass Hong Kong’s legislature and implement a new security law.

Delhi, Hong Kong, Chile — how mass protests have changed shape after coronavirus outbreak

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests reduced to small flare-ups, Chileans are banging pots and pans from balconies in unified protest against inequality.

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

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Indian, American soldier during Yudh Abhyas 2022 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Hand-to-hand combat, memories of ‘Vietnam & dal tadka’ — US soldiers’ takeaways from Yudh Abhyas

Held in Uttarakhand’s Auli, aim of the annual India-US joint exercise, which ended Friday, was to increase interoperability between the 2 armies & allow them to exchange best practices.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.