19 October 2019


Bipartisan Lawmakers Call Out Apple, Blizzard for Enforcing Chinese Regime Censorship (7)
By Eva Fu October 18, 2019 Share A bipartisan group of lawmakers criticized Apple and Blizzard on Oct. 18 for their recent decisions to censor the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement for the sake of business interests in China. Apple recently pulled a popular crowd-sourced app that maps out the protest development in Hong Kong from its app store.
Hong Kong braces for weekend of fresh anti-government protests (9)
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong is preparing for a weekend of demonstrations, including a human chain at major subway lines on Friday and a democracy march on Sunday, the latest moves in more than four months of anti-government protests. FILE PHOTO: Anti-government protesters sit during a demonstration in Tiu Keng Leng in Hong Kong, China October 17, 2019.
Hong Kong protesters don cartoon masks to defy face mask ban (3)
October 18, 2019 Protesters takes selfies while wearing masks during a protest in Hong Kong, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters are donning cartoon/superhero masks as they formed a human chain across the semiautonomous Chinese city, in defiance of a government ban on face coverings.
Hong Kong says murder suspect wants to surrender to Taiwan (4)
HONG KONG Hong Kong's leader says the murder suspect whose case inadvertently helped ignite the city's protest movement wants to surrender to authorities in Taiwan. Carrie Lam told reporters Saturday that she had received a letter from Chan Tong-kai requesting help to give himself up. Chan is wanted by Taiwan authorities for allegedly killing his girlfriend during a trip to the self-ruled island.
Qatar start as favourites against India (2)
October 18 2019 11:03 PM Qatar thrashed Hong Kong 49-14 in their opening match of Asian handball qualification tournament for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. By Sports Reporter/ Doha Asian champions Qatar will look for their second successive win in the men's handball Asian qualification tournament for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, when they take on India at the Al Duhail Indoor Arena today.
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