Xi meets Lam in ‘vote of confidence’ over Hong Kong protests
Tuesday, 5 November 2019 HONG KONG (AP) — A senior Hong Kong official says Chinese President Xi Jinping’s surprise meeting with the territory’s leader, Carrie Lam, is a “vote of confidence” in her government’s ability to tackle five months of anti-government protests. Xi met Lam on the sidelines of a trade event in Shanghai on Monday night amid signals […]
Hong Kong police fired volley after volley of tear gas to break up anti-government protesters after night fall on Saturday, as protest in the China-ruled city entered its 22nd week. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Hit by a projectile fired by Hong Kong police while covering an anti-government protest nearly two months ago, Indonesian journalist Veby Mega Indah was blinded in one eye, but that has not blotted out..
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says that clashes between protesters and police last weekend have dampened her hopes that a recent lull in the... SeattlePI.com Also reported by •Seattle Times