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Hong Kong Police Crack Down on Dissent, Raid Pro-Democracy Newspaper ‘Apple Daily’, Arrest Five Executives

Hong Kong has changed.  Democracy is no longer permitted as well as freedom of speech. Pro-Democracy Newspaper ‘Apple Daily’ was raided by Hong Kong police and five of its top executives were arrested.  The raid and arrests are related to the recently imposed Beijing law that does not allow the printing or sharing of ideas…

China Nuclear Power Plant Near Hong Kong Is Dealing with “Performance Issue” After Potential Radioactive Leak Reported

WGN Radio is reporting this morning: The French joint operator of a Chinese nuclear plant near Hong Kong said Monday that the plant is dealing with a “performance issue” but is currently operating within safety limits, following a report of a potential radioactive leak. The Taishan Nuclear Power Plant is jointly owned by China Guangdong…

Hong Kong Imposes Unprecedented COVID Lockdown As China Scrambles To Protect Beijing

In the first sign of confirmation that the current COVID resurgence taking place in northeastern China might be more widespread than the Chinese state (and its attendant party-controlled press organs) have been letting on, the city of Hong Kong on Friday just announced its first-ever lockdown, a measure that is reminiscent of the harsher measures…

Futures Jump Ahead Of Yellen Hearing, Hong Kong Stocks Soar

Global markets and S&P futures rebounded overnight, continuing their advance during Monday’s MLK holiday and recouping all of their Friday losses, tracking gains for shares in most of Europe and Asia on the back of frenzied buying Hong Kong shares by mainland China investors, as traders awaited a speech by Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen…

Hong Kong Arrests 8 More Pro-Democracy Activists As Opposition Crackdown Intensifies

As Britain processes hundreds of visa applications for Hong Kongers seeking to flee the territory now that Beijing has extinguished its Democratic freedoms, local police on Tuesday continued their roundup of top opposition officials after sentencing two former student activists to brief prison terms and denying bail to one of the island’s most visible media…

HSBC Slides Amid Outrage Bank Froze Accounts Of Exiled Hong Kong Legislator

European banks were hits on monday, with the Stoxx 600 Bank Index dropping 2% on Monday, the biggest decliner on the European sector leaderboard, dragged by banking giant HSBC whose shares fell 2.1%, the biggest drag on the index, as the UK-based bank was once again swept into Hong Kong’s turmoil after a former pro-democracy…

Hong Kong Opposition Leader Seeks Asylum In UK As Dissident Publisher Jimmy Lai Denied Bail

The CCP’s destruction of the pro-democracy movement is nearly complete. And that crackdown on Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms – well, former democratic freedoms – continued Thursday as publisher Jimmy Lai was denied bail on fraud charges and so will be imprisoned until his trial, while a former opposition lawmaker moves to seek asylum in Britain….

Hong Kong Activists Joshua Wong & Agnes Chow Jailed For Defying Beijing

In the latest act of repression from the Hong Kong government, which recently presided over the expulsion of pro-democracy ‘opposition’ lawmakers from its Legislative Council, activists Agnes Chow and Joshua Wong have been sentenced to prison time for their roles in the 2019 pro-democracy movement. Wong on Wednesday was sentenced to 13.5 months in jail,…

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Lawmakers Quit En Masse After Beijing Moves To Stamp Out Last Bastion Of Political Dissent

Just like that, Hong Kong’s last remaining bastion of political dissent has been crushed by a swift stomp of the CCP jackboot. Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers, many of whom have been pepper-sprayed, beaten and arrested with their sympathizers in the streets of what was formerly Asia’s gateway to the West, have resigned en masse Wednesday…