When activist and politician Sunny Cheung fled from Hong Kong to the US two years ago, he thought he would be free. But his troubles followed him there, where he says he's received threats on social media through what appear to be "fake accounts."
A controversial national security law for Hong Kong is set to take effect, as pro-democracy advocates warn of eroding freedoms in the semi-autonomous region. New reports say US President Donald Trump was briefed in February about suspected Russian bounties on US soldiers, contradicting the president's claims. An Iranian journalist has been sentenced to death. An Australian inquiry shows koalas in NSW could become extinct by 2050.
"The park is half-empty, but we have decided to let our daughter enjoy a few hours of daily sunshine. We are determined not to let ourselves be overwhelmed by fear."
Former Hong Kong politician Emily Lau explained the impact of Hong Kong's recent district council elections that were overwhelmingly won by pro-democracy candidates.
On the eve of an important anniversary in Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement, authorities arrested dozens of pro-democracy activists.
In Hong Kong, protesters are prepared to take to the streets on July 1, the day of Hong Kong's handover from the UK to China, to protest a controversial bill that would allow extradition from Hong Kong to mainland China. Joshua Wong is one of the leaders of the protest movement, and he spoke to The World's host, Marco Werman, about his experience advocating for Hong Kong's people.
Demonstrators in Hong Kong are calling for the repeal of a controversial new extradition bill with China. But that's just the last straw for many Hongkongers, whose resentment toward mainland China has been building for some time.
Not only are single women emerging as a growing and critical aspect of the economy in cities around the world, they are also driving increasingly unaffordable real estate markets. But women at the other end of the income spectrum, particularly single mothers, bear the brunt of gentrification.
Pro-Beijing lawmakers in Hong Kong introduced a bill to criminalize “disrespect” of China’s national anthem. Pro-democracy activists say it’s all about stifling dissent.
Jailed Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong spent his 21st birthday in court Friday where he was found guilty of contempt for obstructing the clearance of a major encampment during the city's 2014 mass Umbrella rallies.
Politics are a part of sports even in China.