China hands over cases of detained Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig to prosecutors

Map. History of China conflict

25 February 2020
"We remain deeply concerned"by China actions against Uyghurs in Xinjiang and working with @StateDept on a "whole of government" further response, says a senior administration official
Trump administration reportedly plans to delay China tariffs set to take effect Sunday
China hands over cases of detained Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig to prosecutors
Around 200 people are in attendance at Tuesday evening's International Human Rights Day rally - approved by police in advance - at Admiralty's Lennon Wall. Photo: Jimmy Lam / USP2 month ago
Around 200 people are in attendance at Tuesday evening's International Human Rights Day rally - approved by police in advance - at Admiralty's "Lennon Wall". Photo: Jimmy Lam / USP
HK Court of Appeal refuses to continue suspending ruling that mask ban is unconstitutional but will still allow govt to proceed with appeal of the ruling.
House and Senate Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on language in a bill that would bar the use of federal funds to buy buses and railcars from China, reports @WSJ
00:52: police arrested 3 males and 2 females in Tin Shui Wai.2 month ago
00:52: police arrested 3 males and 2 females in Tin Shui Wai.
Police announce they have defused two explosive devices found near Wah Yan College in Wan Chai this evening  Police say the devices consisted of 10kg of explosives with nails added for shrapnel, meaning a blast radius of 50-100m if detonation had occurred2 month ago
Police announce they have defused two explosive devices found near Wah Yan College in Wan Chai this evening Police say the devices consisted of 10kg of explosives with nails added for shrapnel, meaning a blast radius of 50-100m if detonation had occurred
Police are stopping and searching young people in Mong Kok on Monday night, after makeshift roadblocks were reported on Shantung Street earlier in the evening.  Photo: RTHK screenshot.2 month ago
Police are stopping and searching young people in Mong Kok on Monday night, after makeshift roadblocks were reported on Shantung Street earlier in the evening. Photo: RTHK screenshot.
In Taipo, residents were blocking the roads and confronting the police; Tai Wo rd is  blocked by police.2 month ago
In Taipo, residents were blocking the roads and confronting the police; Tai Wo rd is blocked by police.
Dec 9, 22:55 HKT in Taipo,  Hong Kong Police point pepper spray shouting at reporters again, don't cross the line which no clear indication where the line is2 month ago
Dec 9, 22:55 HKT in Taipo, Hong Kong Police point pepper spray shouting at reporters again, don't cross the line which no clear indication where the line is
40 riot police officers in standoff against residents in Taipo, upsetting residents, while pepper rounds fired2 month ago
40 riot police officers in standoff against residents in Taipo, upsetting residents, while pepper rounds fired
2 month ago
Bomb disposal officers were sent to Wan Chai on Monday evening after police said they found suspected home-made bombs near Wah Yan College on Queen's Road East.
2 month ago
Bomb disposal officers have been deployed after two suspected home-made devices were found on a slope in Hong Kong. The objects were spotted in Wan Chai near Wah Yan College Hong Kong on Queen’s Road East at about 5.30pm on Monday.
Chinese officials visited Mongla, Myanmar on Dec. 5 to pressure Northern Alliance (NA) groups [AA, MNDAA & TNLA] to withdrawal support for Gambia's genocide allegations against Burma Govt2 month ago
Chinese officials visited Mongla, Myanmar on Dec. 5 to pressure Northern Alliance (NA) groups [AA, MNDAA & TNLA] to withdrawal support for Gambia's genocide allegations against Burma Govt
2 month ago
At Monday afternoon's press conference, police also said they arrested 12 people in Sheung Shui in the morning for alleged possession of tools that officers suspected they would use to puncture vehicle tyres.
2 month ago
Police confirmed an "embarrassing" case that an officer on leave was stopped from leaving HK yesterday at airport as an extendable baton was found in his luggage. Police said the officer was "careless" and already reprimanded
2 month ago
Hundreds of democrats and district councillors urge Hong Kong gov't to scrap police pay rise plans
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 9km WNW of Yongchang, China
2 month ago
VW says of its Xinjiang plant: "We assume there is no forced labor"
Riot police are stopping and searching youngsters in Shatin during lunch hours.  Photo: Apple Daily screenshot.2 month ago
Riot police are stopping and searching youngsters in Shatin during lunch hours. Photo: Apple Daily screenshot.
2 month ago
[email protected]: ..Biden on the board of the largest natural gas company in Ukraine, getting paid $83,000 a month, 10 times as much as a board member of @exxonmobil." Thank you Ted. He also made a fortune from China and others, but zero before his father became V.P. @MeetThePress
Frontline protesters are setting up increasingly elaborate barricades on Des Voeux Road Central as riot police begin to converge upon the designated end of the march.  Photo: May James / HKFP. hongkong2 month ago
Frontline protesters are setting up increasingly elaborate barricades on Des Voeux Road Central as riot police begin to converge upon the designated end of the march. Photo: May James / HKFP. hongkong
The frontline long since fell back to Peddar St, the police seem not to have changed stance at all and are happy to remain blocking the road to the Liaison Office, so still hopeful it remains peaceful today as these  CHRF marches always have been2 month ago
The frontline long since fell back to Peddar St, the police seem not to have changed stance at all and are happy to remain blocking the road to the Liaison Office, so still hopeful it remains peaceful today as these CHRF marches always have been
With most protesters having completed Sunday's march, increasing numbers of riot police are converging in Central, where a standoff continues2 month ago
With most protesters having completed Sunday's march, increasing numbers of riot police are converging in Central, where a standoff continues
Chanting one, two, one, two to coordinate their pace, frontline protesters are cautiously retreating, while making sure they leave no one behind2 month ago
Chanting "one, two, one, two" to coordinate their pace, frontline protesters are cautiously retreating, while making sure they leave no one behind
The end of the march is finally passing Sogo, 3.5 hours after the official start (keeping in mind the crowd spilled over from Vic Park way before 3pm)2 month ago
The end of the march is finally passing Sogo, 3.5 hours after the official start (keeping in mind the crowd spilled over from Vic Park way before 3pm)
In Central, riot police at all intersections Connaught/Harcourt Rd; many black bloc protesters waiting around checking phones; first aid crews waiting at the ready2 month ago
In Central, riot police at all intersections Connaught/Harcourt Rd; many black bloc protesters waiting around checking phones; first aid crews waiting at the ready
[CWB. Outside Victoria Park] 4:55PM. Jammed. Every street.2 month ago
[CWB. Outside Victoria Park] 4:55PM. Jammed. Every street.
Black-clad protesters are telling each other to retreat from the riot police cordon on Des Voeux Road Central as demonstrators from the authorised march continue to arrive.  Photo: May James / HKFP. hongkong2 month ago
Black-clad protesters are telling each other to retreat from the riot police cordon on Des Voeux Road Central as demonstrators from the authorised march continue to arrive. Photo: May James / HKFP. hongkong
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