23 October 2019


Hong Kong government withdraws bill that sparked protests (51)
KELVIN CHAN, Associated Press Updated 1:25 am PDT, Wednesday, October 23, 2019 FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2019, file photo, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, center, arrives at chamber of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. Hong Kong is feuding with Taiwan over a fugitive murder suspect whose case indirectly sparked the protests in Hong Kong over an extradition bill.
Hong Kong government withdraws bill that sparked protests (24)
By Kelvin ChanThe Associated Press Wed., Oct. 23, 2019timer4 min. read Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday withdrew an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests that have since morphed into a campaign for greater democratic change. Secretary for Security John Lee told the semi-autonomous Chinese territory's legislature that the government suspended the bill because it had resulted in "conflicts in society."
The Controversial Extradition Bill Was Withdrawn by the Hong Kong Parliament (17) Hong Kong authorities have formally withdrawn the controversial bill that allowed the extradition of citizens to mainland China, fulfilling one of five demands of pro-democracy protesters, BTA reported. However, protests in Hong Kong are expected to continue because, although triggered by the extradition bill, they have grown into demands for democratic reform and an investigation into police violence against demonstrators.
Face of medieval man reconstructed from 600-year-old skull dug up in Scotland (35)
Face reconstructed through the work of a forensic artist Topic | Science Tribune News Service Published: 1:06pm, 23 Oct, 2019 Updated: 1:05pm, 23 Oct, 2019 Advertisement TOP PICKS Link Copied The skull was dug up at the site of the Aberdeen Art Gallery in Aberdeen, Scotland amid construction of a new development on the site.
Hong Kong to blame should murder suspect escape: MAC (16)
23 October, 2019 Shirley Lin Hong Kong murder suspect Chan Tong-kai (Photo by Stand News) Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council says that Hong Kong should take full responsibility if Hong Kong murder suspect Chan Tong-kai escapes while en route to Taiwan. Chan murdered his girlfriend last year while the two were vacationing in Taiwan.
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