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Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong

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    Sporadic  protests as HK democracy movement faces triple threat

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:57pm on June 09, 2020

    Several thousand demonstrators marched in Hong Kong on Tuesday evening — defying authorities a year after huge pro-democracy protests erupted — as the movement struggles...

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    Hong Kong protesters defy Tiananmen vigil ban

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:33pm on June 04, 2020

    Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters defied a ban against gathering at a park to commemorate Thursday’s anniversary of China’s deadly Tiananmen crackdown, with tensions seething in...

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    Hong Kong leader accuses US of double standards

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 09:55pm on June 02, 2020

    Hong Kong’s leader accused the United States on Tuesday of applying ‘double standards’ in its response to violent protests as she warned Washington’s plan to...

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    Virus misinformation fuels panic in Asia

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 11:07pm on May 29, 2020

    False alerts about a man shot dead at a coronavirus checkpoint, old footage of a supermarket stampede in reports of panic buying, and a 2015...

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    Outrage in Hong Kong as China pushes security law

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 09:31pm on May 22, 2020

    China has launched its fiercest assault on Hong Kong's treasured autonomy with its move to impose a security law, pro-democracy campaigners said Friday as they...

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    Hamster tests show masks reduce coronavirus spread

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:02pm on May 17, 2020

    Tests on hamsters reveal the widespread use of facemasks reduces transmission of the deadly coronavirus, a team of leading experts in Hong Kong said Sunday....

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    Facebook apologises for role in 2018 Sri Lanka unrest

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:04am on May 14, 2020

    Facebook has apologised for its role in the deadly communal unrest that shook Sri Lanka two years ago after an investigation found that hate speech...

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    Macau bans Tiananmen exhibition for first time in 30 years

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:56pm on May 13, 2020

    Macau has refused permission for an annual photo exhibition of the Tiananmen crackdown for the first time in three decades, activists said Tuesday, accusing the...

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    Hong Kong economy shrinks record 8.9pc in Q1

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:40pm on May 04, 2020

    Hong Kong suffered its worst quarterly contraction since modern records began, official figures showed Monday, as the coronavirus outbreak hammered an economy already mired in...

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    Oil lifted by Iran-US tension but virus impact hits stocks

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:51am on April 24, 2020

    United States oil prices were set to end a historically bad week on a positive note, extending gains on Friday owing to rising Iran-US tensions,...

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