18 June 2021
EU expressed concern at HRC42 about human rights conditions in China includ. re-education camps & surveillance & restrict. on freedom of religion in Xinjiang and detentions of HRDs, and urges China to investigate torture of HRDs & families + other items
Almost exactly four hours after her dialogue session ended, Carrie Lam leaves the stadium as two dozen noisy protesters remain outside
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 275km E of Qiemo, China
Oil-tanker costs are surging after the U.S. slapped sanctions on Chinese companies it accused of hauling Iranian crude, prompting a scramble in freight markets to secure alternative vessels.
A small group of protesters have blocked a side entrance of the stadium with a trash bin, traffic cone and other items. A panel looks to have been smeared with some liquid
Carrie Lam said Hong Kong autonomy is not included in the "one country two system" in a public debate event.
Protesters on Queen's Rd East spread thinner to the junction with Wong Nai Chung Rd
Police backed off. Protesters starting to block roads with railings and bricks and rocks
A large crowd of protesters blocked roads outside the Queen Elizabeth Stadium following 2.5 hour talks between Carrie Lam and members of the public
Protesters called the police "triad" outside Hong Kong's Queen Elizabeth Stadium where leader Carrie Lam was conducting a dialogue with the public
Carrie Lam confirmed Sun Uk Ling Detention Centre will not be used from now on upon discussion with @hkpoliceforce high ranks
Carrie Lam again rejected to establish an independent inquiry. "It's only a matter of how to find out the truth, COI is one, IPCC is another," Lam said. "Couldn't we wait for a few months and let IPCC finish its work"
CE Carrie Lam kicked off the first dialogue session with a key message, "it's time to talk". "The entire saga was triggered by the government's legislative amendment, the greatest responsibility to find a way out rest on the govt," she said
More than 150 people outside Queen Elizabeth Stadium
18:16 at Wan Chai at Queen Elizabeth Stadium
More than 20,000 people applied to attend Thursday's two-hour meeting, which is being held in an indoor sports stadium. Authorities said they picked 150 people lottery with those attending banned form carrying items such as umbrellas, helmets, gas masks and banners
Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesman says importers have struck deals to buy U.S. soybeans and pork
The chain from Ruttonjee Hospital
Media security checks in Queen Elizabeth Stadium for HK chief executive Carrie Lam's dialogue with the public.
Glory to Hong Kong in human chain on Queen's Rd East
Human chain in making outside Tang Shiu Kin Hospital, near Queen Elizabeth Stadium
HongKong's main protest organiser, the Civil Human Rights Front, has received a letter of no objection from @hkpoliceforce for the Tamar Park rally on 9.28
Beijing rejects new sanctions imposed by Washington on Chinese companies accused of transporting oil from Iran
Airbus hit by a series of cyber attacks on its suppliers. Hackers searching for technical secrets, security sources say. China link suspected
Following Carrie Lam's "public dialogue" today, de facto curfew has been implemented in Wan Chai district. Many restaurants, clinics are forced to close ealier. Many schools release their puipils early. All cars are removed from the street.
The so far best images from the Type 075's launch this morning. (Images @燃烧的哈尔科夫 from Weibo)
China assault carrier on the move
Czech intelligence blames China for major cyber attack at a key government institution last year
"They should have transparency" about activities in China and Ukraine of @JoeBiden and his son, adds @POTUS
1 year ago
[email protected]: ..taken out of Ukraine and China. Additionally, I demand transparency from Democrats that went to Ukraine and attempted to force the new President to do things that they wanted under the form of political threat
US farmers and ranchers are "seeing tremendous orders coming in from China," according to @POTUS
Pompeo: We will impose sanctions on Chinese entities that transport Iranian oil
Flash mob #GloryToHongKong singing at multiple locations this evening
Happening Now: Messages projected onto the wall of Central Government Office to protest again Lantau Tomorrow Vision, apparently by Greenpeace
24 other activists accused of "rioting" in HongKong had their cases adjourned til 19th of November
PLARF new missile will be showcased in the National Day parade
1 year ago
Over 1500 arrested in Hong Kong's political crisis in its 4th month; over 200 already charged, 79 with rioting. The authorities hoping - as trials kick in&the reality of prison terms dawn on people - that this'll deter would be agitators from joining potentially violent gatherings
Foreign Minister Wang Yi tells the US to respect the Hong Kong government's efforts to bring the protests to an end, and not to try to impose its will on China
China imported 1.68 million tons of U.S. soybeans in August, the most in four months
China says it is investigating 'missing' Taiwanese scholar Tsai Chin-shu on security grounds
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