Tag: beijing

Pro-democracy, pro-government stage dueling protests in Hong Kong

CHILDREN THE MOST. ARTHEL: GILLIAN TURNER, THANK YOU VERY MUCH. ERIC? ERIC: SUPPORT FOR DEMOCRACY CAN DO TO ECHO. THERE WERE DUELING PROTESTS IN HONG KONG. PRO-DEMOCRACY ACTIVISTS TAKING TO THE STREETS FOR THE 11TH WEEKEND IN A ROW. THEY WERE JOINED BY THOUSANDS OF TEACHERS THIS TIME. MEANWHILE, ONE PRO-GOVERNMENT GROUP WAS OUTSIDE OF THE LEGISLATIVE ACCOUNTABILITY TO SHOW...

Hong Kong: Chinese ambassador to UK warns Beijing ‘will not sit on its hands’ over protests

A handful of extreme radicals have been undermining the rule of law, social order and one country, two systems in Hong Kong. But they have taken cover under the so-called pro-democracy movement to hide their real intentions and to whitewash their disruptive actions. Their moves are severe and violent offences and already show signs of terrorism. Central government of China...