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Sunday, July 6, 2014
Barely into the second half of 2014, Southeast Asia has already seen at least three massive protests that heightened the tension between people and their governments, two of which were at odds with the region's largest economy.
Friday, July 4, 2014
Ancient gene aids Tibetans with altitude
Tibetans living on the “roof of the world” can thank an extinct human relative for providing a gene that helps them adapt to the high altitude, a study suggests.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
US urges China to let Hong Kong's voices be heard
China must give Hong Kong the space to debate its political future and allow the "vigorous" voices of the city's residents to be heard, a top US diplomat said Wednesday.
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Police arrest more than 500 after massive Hong Kong protest
Hong Kong police arrested more than 500 protesters at a sit-in early Wednesday following a huge march that organizers said mobilized half a million people demanding democratic reforms.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Massive march for democracy in HK
Hundreds of thousands of protesters, some waving colonial-era flags and chanting anti-Beijing slogans, staged a pro-democracy rally in rain-soaked Hong Kong Tuesday that organizers say could be the largest since the city was handed back to China.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Hong Kong braces for angry democracy protest
Hundreds of thousands of protesters are set to take to the streets in Hong Kong on Tuesday in a pro-democracy rally that organisers say could be the largest since the city was handed back to China.
An annual protest march in Hong Kong is expected to draw three times as many people as usual, angered by Beijing's insistence on limiting residents' say in picking the southern Chinese financial hub's next leader.
Monday, June 30, 2014
China slams Hong Kong democracy poll despite 800,000 votes
Organisers Monday urged Hong Kong's government to take seriously an unofficial referendum on democratic reform after nearly 800,000 people voted in the Chinese city, but state media in Beijing dismissed the ballot as unpatriotic.
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Hong Kong braces for big rally after poll
Hong Kong residents voted Sunday on the last day of an unofficial referendum on electoral reform that has angered Beijing, days before an expected major protest seeking greater democracy for the southern Chinese city.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Two men charged with a savage knife attack on the former editor of a Hong Kong newspaper were denied bail on Friday as fears for press freedom in the city intensify.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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