21 October 2019


Hong Kong protesters defy ban, clash with police after pro-democracy rally (3)
By Associated Press facebook icon Twitter icon Linkedin icon Flipboard icon Email icon Comment icon Text Resize Print icon Police fire tear gas, water cannons as demonstrators erect street barricades Associated Press Protestors set fire on a street to prevent police from approaching in Hong Kong on Sunday. By AssociatedPress HONG KONG - Hong Kong streets descended into chaotic scenes following an
Hong Kong protesters target Chinese businesses in latest demonstrations (3)
Photo: Protesters prepare to throw tear gas cannisters during Sunday's protest in Hong Kong. (Reuters: Tyrone Siu) Hong Kong riot police and protesters have clashed again, exchanging tear gas and petrol bombs during an illegal anti-government march that attracted tens of thousands of people and descended into chaos. Key points: Police used water canon trucks and sprayed jets of blue dye to disperse protesters
'Abominable' skips Malaysia (1)
posted October 21, 2019 at 01:10 am by AFP Kuala Lumpur-Animated film "Abominable" will not be shown in Malaysia after its distributor Sunday said it could not comply with censors' demands to cut a controversial scene showing Beijing's disputed claims in the South China Sea. The decision comes after Vietnam pulled the Universal Pictures movie from theaters days ago and the Philippines' foreign secretary called for the
Indonesia's popular president sworn in for 2nd term (1)
Indonesia is a bastion of democracy in Southeast Asia, a diverse and economically bustling region of authoritarian regimes, police states and nascent democracies By Associated Press 2019/10/20 22:03 Indonesian President Joko Widodo salutes shortly after take his presidential oath for his second five-year term during the Inauguration ceremony at th JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who rose from
Chile protests continue after gov't backs down on fare hike (2)
October 20, 2019 Firefighters spray water on a looted supermarket in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Chilean President Sebasti'an Pi~nera on Saturday announced the suspension of a subway fare hike that had prompted violent student protests, less than a day after he declared a state of emergency amid rioting and commuter chaos in the capital.
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