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Filmmaker Yonfan sends Hong Kong a love letter in “No. 7 Cherry Lane”

Seven years in the making, the film follows Ziming, an English literature student at Hong Kong University, as he begins to tutor beautiful student Meiling. He develops feelings for her mother, Mrs Yu, originally from Taiwan, taking her to see...

Hong Kong police target commuters with batons, pepper spray

Local TV footage showed police using batons and pepper spray on people in Prince Edward MTR station before making arrests. Some suspects were seen being beaten as they cowered on the floor with umbrellas. Hong Kong's MTR network has been...

Barricade burnt as Hong Kong protest heats up

The violence came on the fifth anniversary of a decision by China to curtail democratic reforms in the former British colony, which returned to China in 1997. Thousands took to the streets in the afternoon on a largely peaceful, meandering...

Trump welcomes China’s call for “calm” trade talks, wants same in Hong Kong

Concerns for the global economy have increased as trade tensions between Beijing and Washington mounted in recent days. Trump said the United States hadn't been happy with the World Trade Organization's (WTO) handling of trade disputes but that his country...

Hong Kong protesters clash with police outside airport

One police officer was beaten by demonstrators and fell to the floor before being helped to their feet by fellow officers. The officer in question pulled out a gun during the skirmish and pointed it at the protesters but no...

Trump hopes ‘tough’ Hong Kong situation will work out ‘for liberty’

Trump also said his administration decided to delay tariffs on some Chinese imports until mid-December to avoid hurting U.S. shoppers heading into the Christmas holiday. "We're doing this for the Christmas season" to avoid any adverse impact on U.S. shoppers,...

Hong Kong police fire tear gas into subway station

Police and protesters clashed in cat-and-mouse encounters across the city on Sunday, marking a shift in tactics during a tenth straight weekend of unrest in the former British colony where many are chafing at Chinese rule. Seeking to clear streets...

Thousands at airport demand “Free Hong Kong”

Hong Kong airport authorities said operations at one of Asia's biggest civil aviation hubs would not be affected, but advised passengers to arrive early given the risk of disruption. The former British colony, which returned to China in 1997, is...

Hong Kong police to ban march planned against gang violence on protesters

Organizers of the march planned to demonstrate against violence inflicted on anti-government protesters and commuters at a train station on Sunday by an apparent gang wielding batons. Marches, rallies and other political events in Hong Kong generally need to receive...

Chaos as protesters throng roads near government offices in Hong Kong

Tens of thousands of protesters had gathered peacefully outside the Chinese-ruled city's legislature before tempers flared, some charging police with umbrellas. Police used pepper spray, tear gas and batons to force crowds back, while some individuals were chased. Some injured...
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