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Hong Kong activists get asylum in Germany; denounce extradition law

Added: 23.05.2019 10:57 | 8 views | 0 comments

Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city.

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Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany

Added: 22.05.2019 20:04 | 13 views | 0 comments

Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city.

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Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany, one says

Added: 22.05.2019 14:22 | 9 views | 0 comments

Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing charges at home, one of them said on Wednesday, in what is apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city.

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8 Arrested In Connection With Faked Robbery In Hong Kong

Added: 21.05.2019 23:45 | 15 views | 0 comments

Eight men have been arrested in Hong Kong over a faked HK$1.8 million (US$229,300) robbery after their plot fell apart when one suspect was seen being forced into a car following a money dispute with the others, the South China Morning Post reported. Revealing the details on Tuesday, police said the eight suspects were detained for misleading police officers and conspiracy to rob. Some were also held for unlawful detention. The drama unfolded when one suspect, 38, reported to police he had been robbed on his way to a currency exchange shop on Ma Tau Chung Road, Kowloon City at around 1 p.m. on Monday. The man claimed his briefcase, carrying about HK$1.78 million in cash, had been snatched....

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A landmark legacy: I M Pei's most iconic buildings

Added: 21.05.2019 13:18 | 5 views | 0 comments

His works range from the famous Louvre Museum pyramid in Paris, to Hong Kong's Bank of China Tower.

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Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics

Added: 21.05.2019 7:00 | 14 views | 0 comments

Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that could see individuals sent back to mainland China for trial, despite mounting opposition locally and internationally.

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Chinese Pranksters' Subway Landmine Stunt Blows Up In Their Faces

Added: 21.05.2019 0:39 | 13 views | 0 comments

Three young men have been detained by police in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen after they caused panic on the subway as part of a prank, the South China Morning Post reports. Surveillance footage shows passengers on the city’s subway caught up in a mini-stampede on Friday after two of the men ran through a train shouting “Get down! Be careful of the landmines!” Police in the city, which lies on the border with Hong Kong, said in a statement passengers had been told to get off the train at the next stop while it was taken out of service to be inspected. Police said two men – a 24-year-old surnamed Xiang and a 20-year-old named Wu – had been detained over the prank, which they had...

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I M Pei's iconic buildings across the globe

Added: 19.05.2019 17:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

His works range from the famous Louvre Museum pyramid in Paris, to Hong Kong's Bank of China Tower.

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Daniel Wu's unusual journey to movie stardom

Added: 18.05.2019 7:00 | 16 views | 0 comments

Daniel Wu took an unconventional path to becoming a major movie star in Asia. The "Into The Badlands" star grew up in California and got his first commercial gig while finishing university in Hong Kong. (May 17)

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Man Reportedly Attacked For Leaking ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Spoilers

Added: 18.05.2019 6:17 | 45 views | 0 comments


While Avengers: Endgame might have officially released today, that doesn't mean plenty of people haven't already seen Marvel's latest cinematic masterpiece. Understandably, the hype and anticipation for the latest MCU film are at an all-time high, and it seems one Hong Kong man may have gotten himself into trouble by trying to reveal crucial plot details and spoilers for other moviegoers.
As reported by , an unnamed man was reportedly beaten up outside a movie theater in Hong Kong for allegedly trying to spoil plot details. The incident was said to have happened outside of a theater in Causeway Bay. The man in question apparently left the theater after having watched Avengers: Endgame for himself and proceeded to loudly reveal important plot details and spoilers near the theater's entrance.

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