Tag : Hong Kong
50013868556_b13da8bbff_c.jpg title : China's National Security Law Enacted in Hong Kong, Overriding 'One Country, Two Systems'
summary : China's President Xi Jinping has signed into law a controversial national security legislation for Hong Kong on Monday, according to Xinhua News Agency. The law was passed without consultation and oversight by Hong Kong's Legislative Council, overriding the principle of 'one country, two systems' in the Basic Law.
date : Jun 30, 2020 04:25 PM EDT
Joshua Wong title : Joshua Wong's Mother Urges Son to 'Be Courageous' Like Old Testament Heroes After Prison Sentence
summary : August 18, 2017: After Christian pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was sentenced to six months in prison for his role in the 2014 street demonstrations for freer elections of Hong Kong's leader, his mother reminded him to be courageous like his namesake, Joshua of the Old Testament.
date : Aug 18, 2017 12:51 PM EDT
1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown title : China: Thousands Gather to Commemorate 28th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square Massacre
summary : Over the weekend, tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong for a candlelight vigil to mark the 28th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, which left thousands of people dead and all but snuffed out the democratic movement,
date : Jun 05, 2017 02:34 PM EDT
Marco Rubio title : Marco Rubio Introduces Legislation Punishing Chinese Officials for Suppressing Freedom in Hong Kong
summary : Former Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio has introduced new legislation that would punish Chinese officials who abducted five Hong Kong booksellers in 2015 as basic freedoms continue to be suppressed within the country.
date : Nov 17, 2016 01:39 PM EST
Nathan Law title : Hong Kong: 23 Y/O 'Umbrella Protest' leader Wins Election Seat Following 'Miraculous' Vote
summary : In a "miraculous" turn of events, Nathan Law, a 23-year-old pro-independence leader of Hong Kong's 2014 "Umbrella Movement", has won a seat in Hong Kong's legislative election.
date : Sep 07, 2016 10:55 AM EDT
Pokemon Go title : Pokémon Go Release Date in Hong Kong, Japan and India
summary : After Pokémon Go released on July 6, it become an instant hit to mobile users. From social media feeds to news reports, it seems like the game is all everyone could talk about. However, in other parts of the world, gamers have question: When is it going to be released in Hong Kong, Japan and India?
date : Jul 22, 2016 09:45 AM EDT
China Communist Party title : China Bans Religion For Retired Communist Party Officials, Military Members
summary : Chinese Communist Party rulers issued new guidelines that ban its members from following any religion, even after they retire from official service, according to media reports on Friday. The number of retired Chinese party officials has increased significantly in recent years, presenting a new set of situations.
date : Feb 08, 2016 01:02 PM EST
Chinese Priest title : China's Open Church Priests May Be Required To Be Certified: Will They Go Underground?
summary : China's State Administration for Religious Affairs representatives are expected to make identification papers mandatory for Taoist and Catholic priests this year, following the compulsory certifications of Buddhist monks during 2015.
date : Jan 26, 2016 12:48 PM EST
China Church Cross Removal Protests title : Protests Spring Up as China Continues Cross Demolition on Churches, Arrests Christians: ‘These Charges Are False’
summary : Police in China have detained seven members of a Christian church on charges of embezzlement and other suspected crimes. A lawyer representing one of the members claimed that they resisted a government campaign to take down their church’s cross.
date : Aug 05, 2015 06:31 AM EDT
Seattle Mayor Proposes Sharia-Compliant Loans title : Seattle Mayor Has Plan for Muslims to Get Home Loans Compliant With Sharia Law: ‘They Don’t Want to Pay Interest’
summary : Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has come up with a proposal to allow Muslims to obtain home loans that are compliant with Sharia law. He made the suggestion as part of recommendations on increasing housing in the city.
date : Jul 21, 2015 01:58 PM EDT
Jeremy Lin title : Jeremy Lin Releases Inspirational Video On YouTube, Issues Prayer Requests: ‘I’ll Trust God’
summary : NBA All-Star Jeremy Lin has released a video on how he was “redefining success.” He also sent out an email full of various prayer requests after his annual trip to China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
date : Jul 01, 2015 08:52 PM EDT
Jeremy Lin title : Jeremy Lin Reveals How Relationship With God Strengthened Despite 'Toughest Year' Of His Life
summary : Speaking to fans in Hong Kong, Los Angeles point guard Jeremy Lin has revealed that while this past season in the NBA was "possibly the toughest year" of his life, his Christian faith served as a tremendous source of strength and comfort.
date : Jun 29, 2015 04:54 PM EDT
Hong Kong June 4th Tiananmen Square Anniversary title : Tens of Thousands in Hong Kong Remembers Tiananmen Square Massacre of June 4, 1989; But Generational Split Opens Up
summary : The Tiananmen Square Massacre of 1989 has taken on a special meaning this year in Hong Kong, the only city in China where commemorations can be openly held. That’s because it is occurring under the backdrop of pro-democracy protests that have placed the city at odds in mainland China and even divided the protesters themselves.
date : Jun 05, 2015 12:45 AM EDT
Hong Kong Maid Abuse Case title : Hong Kong Woman Found Guilty of Indonesian Maid Abuse, Sentenced to Six Years in Jail
summary : In a case that has highlighted the treatment of migrant workers mainly from Indonesia and the Philippines, a Hong Kong woman has been sentenced to six years in prison for assaulting her Indonesian maid.
date : Feb 27, 2015 06:11 PM EST
Thomas Kwok title : Hong Kong Christian Billionaire Tycoon Thomas Kwok Jailed Five Years for Corruption
summary : A Christian billionaire property developer in Hong Kong has been sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison after being found guilty in a corruption trial that showed his wide influence over that city’s government.
date : Dec 23, 2014 06:37 PM EST
Joshua Wong Arrest title : Hong Kong Police Arrest Christian Student Protest leader Joshua Wong
summary : Police arrested key student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests as they cleared barricades in the city's Mong Kok district on Wednesday.
date : Nov 26, 2014 10:55 AM EST
rbtop01.jpg title : Super Typhoon Usagi, 2013's Strongest Storm on Earth, Impacts Philippines, Taiwan, and Hong Kong
summary : Super Typhoon Usagi, the most powerful storm on earth in 2013, was on route towards Southern China, lashing Philippines and Taiwan on its way, and enveloping Hong Kong on Sunday. Authorities in each region issued alerts, cautioning residents living in areas that will experience the brunt of the storm to remain indoors and cancel all outdoor activities. Soldiers have been mobilized in Taiwan in preparation for the worst.
date : Sep 20, 2013 01:53 PM EDT