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Oil prices soar over 10 pc after drone attacks in Saudi cut output by half

Brent soared almost 20 per cent at one point on Monday, while WTI surged around 15 per cent before paring the gains.

16 Sep 2019 9:31 AM

Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate

Police also banned the group's August 31 march but protesters turned up anyway.

15 Sep 2019 2:49 PM

Fights break out as Hong Kong's polarisation deepens

Fights later broke out between pro-China and pro-democracy supporters in Amoy Plaza, a shopping centre on the other side of the harbour.

14 Sep 2019 2:37 PM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam renews appeal for dialogue with protesters

Beijing has slammed the protests as effort by criminals to split the territory from China, backed by what it said were hostile foreigners.

10 Sep 2019 12:31 PM

Hong Kong protesters aim to 'stress test' airport

The withdrawal was one of the protesters' key demands and both she and Beijing had previously refused to budge on the issue.

07 Sep 2019 12:30 PM

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Hong Kong students form human chains in continuing protests

Students in blue school dresses held hands Friday outside the Maryknoll Convent School, a Catholic girls' school.

06 Sep 2019 2:14 PM

Hong Kong braces for protests as leader fails to appease activists

In pre-recorded televised address on Wednesday, Lam said extradition bill had been withdrawn, conceding to one of protesters' five demands.

06 Sep 2019 10:24 AM

Carrie Lam says, 'Decision to withdraw extradition bill taken by Hong Kong govt not Beijing'

Lam made the statement while responding to a question about Beijing's role in the withdrawal of the controversial bill.

05 Sep 2019 3:13 PM

How important is Hong Kong to the rest Of China? An explainer

An intervention by Chinese troops could seriously damage Hong Kong's standing as a stable international financial centre.

05 Sep 2019 1:28 PM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam formally withdraws controversial extradition bill

Lam also announced the addition of a former education bureau chief and former judge to the IPCC, according to CNN.

05 Sep 2019 9:08 AM

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Hong Kong leader to announce withdrawal of controversial extradition bill

It was not immediately clear if the announcement, due later on Wednesday, would help end the unrest.

04 Sep 2019 1:03 PM

‘My choice is to not resign’: Hong Kong's Carrie Lam after audio leak

In addition, Lam said that the primary goal for the city's government is to stop the violence.

03 Sep 2019 1:11 PM

Hong Kong protesters choke travel routes to airport after night of chaos

Police said they arrested 40 people inside Prince Edward metro station on suspicion of obstructing officers, and criminal damage.

01 Sep 2019 1:15 PM

Hong Kong activists freed on bail, protest march banned

The police commander of Hong Kong island, Kwok Pak Chung, appealed to people to stay away from any unauthorized rallies.

31 Aug 2019 8:31 AM

Love in a time of tear gas: Politics and romance on Hong Kong’s barricades

Like Abby and Nick - whose real names have been not been used - many are young, bookish and should be on fast-track to well-paying jobs.

30 Aug 2019 5:49 PM

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Tencent scraps plan to invest USD 150 mn in VIPKid: sources

VIPKid dismissed the news as untrue and said it was in fundraising talks with Tencent and other investors.

30 Aug 2019 1:39 PM

Hong Kong police arrest leading democracy activist Joshua Wong

While the activist has not played a central role in the recent weeks of protests, he is still an important figurehead in democracy movement.

30 Aug 2019 9:23 AM

‘Now or never, will defend freedom at any cost': Hong Kong protesters say they have nothing to lose

The territory is grappling with this crisis since its handover to Beijing, many residents fret over what they see as China's closing grip.

28 Aug 2019 8:03 PM

Hong Kong police blames protestors possession of weapons, assaulting officers for firing

Later, water cannons were used against a makeshift barricade, marking the first time water cannon vans had ever been used in the city.

27 Aug 2019 10:02 AM

Hong Kong police draw guns, arrest 36 as protest enters 12th week

Asked about the protests in Hong Kong, the 62-year-old Ho said they would end eventually, like a major typhoon.

26 Aug 2019 8:53 AM

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