Hong Kong

Amid Crisis, China Rejected Hong Kong Plan to Appease Protesters – Sources

Concrete evidence shows the extent to which China is controlling the Hong Kong government’s response to the unrest

An anti-extradition bill protester carries a barricade for blocking the road during a protest in Hong KongEarlier this summer, Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, submitted a report to Beijing that assessed protesters’ five key demands and found that withdrawing a contentious extradition bill could help defuse the mounting political crisis in the territory.

Hong Kong Government Warns of Great Danger After Weekend of Violence

Clashes included first gun-shot, arrest of 86 people

An anti-extradition bill protester carries a barricade for blocking the road during a protest in Hong KongHONG KONG (Reuters) - Illegal violence is pushing Hong Kong to the brink of great danger, the city government said on Monday, after a weekend of clashes that included the first gun-shot and the arrest of 86 people, the youngest just 12.

How to Help Hong Kong

Column: Start by defending Taiwan

In October 1950 the People's Liberation Army entered Tibet. The communists made short work of the Tibetan military. The following year, representatives of the Dalai Lama signed a treaty with the People's Republic of China (then all of two years old).

Twitter Restricts State-Sponsored Media Ads

Policy updated in response to Chinese disinformation campaign

Twitter will no longer support advertisements created by state-sponsored media entities, the social media company announced in a blog post on Monday.