Xi meets Lam in ‘vote of confidence’ over Hong Kong protests

11/05/2019

HONG KONG – Chinese President Xi Jinping’s surprise meeting with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was a “vote of confidence” in her government’s ability to tackle five months of anti-government protests that have rocked the semi-autonomous Chinese…

Hong Kong withdraws extradition bill that sparked protests

Associated Press 09/05/2019

HONG KONG – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam withdrew the extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations, bowing to one of the protesters’ demands in the hope of ending the increasingly violent unrest. But activists rejected Wednesday’s…

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