NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Saturday the league expects to lose “several hundred million dollars” due to a row with China over a tweet by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey supporting Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters.
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If you haven’t paid much attention to Hong Kong before, it must have somehow received your attention over the past six months.
Xi Jinping told beleaguered Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam yesterday that she had Beijing’s “unwavering support”.
The last two weeks has seen a dramatic drop-off in clashes and vandalism.
Asian markets mostly fell as optimism over the China-US trade talks took a jolt.
The National Police has expressed support for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’s measures to put an end to violence and to restore public order.
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The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act passed by the US Senate on Tuesday requires Washington to review Hong Kong’s autonomy annually to justify the special trading status the city receives under United States law.
Cambodia’s misfortunes in international football are back with losing to Hong Kong.
Singaporean leaders tend to be blunt when it comes to Chinese affairs. The ongoing turmoil in Hong Kong is no exception.
Extreme acts of violence are shaking our world. Whether they’re happening in Chile, Bolivia, Syria or Hong Kong — violence levels seem to be rising on a daily basis.
To those claiming the rioters in Hong Kong are peaceful protesters, the question is how violent do the rioters need to be for them to describe things as they really are, rather than how they try to portray them.
As the recent social civil unrests in Baghdad, Barcelona, Hong Kong and Quito will attest, riots have not only become more frequent but the damage that they inflict have become much more considerable.
Cambodia national football team is in Hong Kong preparing for the second round.
Dan Albertson has a different take on Hong Kong’s recent wave of violence.
Hong Kong has been critically hit by a series of violent protests and riots since June. This vibrant city is now faced with a severe political crisis leading to economic slowdown and social unrest.
Urban Village has recently opened a showflat in Hong Kong.
Globalisation has many winners, but there are losers too, and they are taking to the streets around the world. The list of countries where there is unrest spans the globe: Hong Kong, Lebanon, France, Chile and Ecuador.
The violent protests in Hong Kong over the past seven months have significantly rocked the economy, legitimacy, and society of this financial centre of Asia. It is very alarming and a challenge for the Hong Kong government to take appropriate and effective intervention to curb the protests.
When Daryl Morey tweeted in support of the violent protests that have raged in Hong Kong for months, he probably did not foresee a huge backlash from China.
China’s state television kept the NBA’s season-opening games off the air on Wednesday in the latest fallout from a row over a team executive’s support for pro-democracy protests Hong Kong.
But this weekend, at least three important cities in the world witnessed serious violence, and Hong Kong was just one of them. Similar violent attacks also took place in Catalonia of Spain and Santiago of Chile.
After nine Catalan separatist leaders were sentenced to up to 12 years of imprisonment, Catalan separatists, unhappy with the verdict, began to express their dissatisfaction through protests.
Prestige Homes is making waves after it won a prestigious award in Hong Kong.
The actress was brutally assaulted by masked mobs and suffered multiple injuries, merely because she took photos of the rioters vandalizing a bank outlet.
Daryl Morey, general manager of the US’ National Basketball Association (NBA) team the Houston Rockets, has obviously got himself into trouble. He tweeted a photo saying “fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong” on Saturday while accompanying his team in Tokyo.