Simon Cheng went missing on 8 August during a business trip to the city of Shenzhen. File photo/ Reuters
An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in China’s border city of Shenzhen amid accusations of outside interference in pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong was released on Saturday, Chinese police said.
Simon Cheng was detained for 15 days for violating public security management regulations, police in Shenzhen’s Luohu district said on their Twitter-like Weibo account.
Police said Cheng was released as scheduled on Saturday and that his legal rights and interests had been observed. They also said Cheng had confessed to the accusations against him.
The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said on Friday it has suspended travel to mainland China for local staff, just days after an employee of the city’s British Consulate was confirmed
"The bill stands suspended because it it had resulted in "conflicts in society," said Secretary for Security John Lee.
This week has seen a dramatic escalation of police violence in Hong Kong. While Britain remains endlessly distracted by Brexit, the rest of the world was watching its former colony
His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, on Sunday, visited Thumbay Medicity, in the Emirate, and the newly opened Thumbay University Hospital, the latest academic hospital in the region. He was received by founder president of Thumbay Group Dr. Thumbay Moideen and vice-president of Thumbay Group Healthcare Division Akbar Moideen Thumbay.
The UAE has stepped up measures and shall continually seek ways to keep any fraud at bay and not seep into sectors and industries.
The Sharjah Criminal Court has adjourned a case in which five Asians were charged with killing another by hitting him with a sharp tool.
Tenants of Duja Tower, which caught fire on Thursday, began moving back to their respective apartments on Saturday evening after Nasser Lootah Real Estate, the management company of the Tower, opened all apartments deemed habitable by the Dubai Civil Defence, within 36 hours.