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    3 charged over Hong Kong protests

    Associated Press/ United News of Bangladesh . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:18pm on February 28, 2020

    Outspoken Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai and two prominent opposition politicians were charged Friday with illegal assembly over a pro-democracy march last year as the...

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    Mission impossible for disabled Hong Kongers hunting face masks

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:50pm on February 19, 2020

    Hong Kong’s disabled residents and their carers say they feel increasingly trapped in their apartments and abandoned by authorities as the coronavirus-struck city is engulfed...

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    Armed gang steals toilet rolls in panic-buying Hong Kong

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:46pm on February 17, 2020

    A gang of knife-wielding men jumped a delivery driver in Hong Kong and stole hundreds of toilet rolls, police said Monday, in a city wracked...

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    Nine members of Hong Kong family feared infected after ‘hotpot’

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:41pm on February 09, 2020

    Nine members of a Hong Kong family are feared to be infected with the coronavirus after sharing a hotpot meal, officials said Sunday. Two members...

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    1st death in HK as more countries report cases

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 04:45pm on February 04, 2020

    Three more Asian countries confirmed coronavirus infections on Tuesday among citizens who had not travelled to China, as Hong Kong reported its first death from...

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    A deadly virus is out, loose

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2020

    REMEMBER the 1970s television thriller, ‘Survivors’? The entire city remained glued to their screens, mesmerised by the intensity of the absorbing drama. The script and...

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    Bangladesh on high alert over coronavirus fear

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2020

    The health ministry has started preparations for treating returnees infected with coronavirus at restricted health facilities in the capital as well as at the district-level...

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    Protest violence won’t work: Hong Kong activist

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 12:10am on January 26, 2020

    Escalating protest violence is not the way to bring about change, Hong Kong democracy activist Jason Ng has said, urging demonstrators to embrace non-violent means...

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    Officers beaten after police disband Hong Kong democracy rally

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:23am on January 20, 2020

    Two police officers were beaten bloody by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong Sunday as violence erupted at a rally calling for greater democratic freedoms in...

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    Hong Kong teachers living in fear over protest support

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 11:27pm on January 16, 2020

    Hong Kong’s teachers say they are living in fear as the city’s democracy protests rumble on, with some not daring to discuss the movement and...