With anti-government protesters in Hong Kong seizing the parliament’s main debating chamber and daubing its walls with graffiti, the political situation in the territory has turned from bad to worse. The Hong Kong government has already declared that the storming of parliament amounts to “extreme violence.”
Hong Kong has for long been seen as one of the safest cities in the world, but its recent troubles in the form of protests show no sign of abating and that’s a huge cause for worry. The demonstrators are seeking direct elections for the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s leader, the resignation of the current leader and an investigation
Using his bare hands and without a harness, Robert clambered up Cheung Kong Centre and secured a large banner on the building's exterior.
Chinese state media vowed on Friday there “won’t be a repeat” of the Tiananmen Square crackdown if Beijing moves to quash Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests.
The 57-year-old adventurer, who specialises in unsanctioned ascents of tall buildings, shimmied up the 68-storey Cheung Kong Center in Hong Kong’s main business district in hot and humid conditions on Friday morning.
Over a thousand Hong Kong school teachers braved thunderstorms on Saturday to start a weekend of anti-government demonstrations that some activists fear could see tougher police tactics on the city’s streets.
Protesters in Hong Kong have shown that demonstrations about government policies can erupt anywhere, from outlying suburbs and shopping malls to government offices and one of the busiest airport terminals in the world. In Singapore, protests are restricted to a park the size of a softball field benignly called Speakers’ Corner. On most days,
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Hong Kong police fired tear gas at protesters on Monday as a general strike plunged the Asian financial hub into fresh chaos, paralysing transport and bringing the city to an