18 June 2021
China demands that Donald Trump veto bills on HongKong, saying Beijing will definitely take strong countermeasures if the US "continues to make the wrong moves"
Yesterday in Soura, Srinagar, suspected militants/ their supporters torched multiple carts of street vendors. When Kashmir was shut for 3 months, vendors continued doing business.
The VA Student Canteen is a regular gathering place for protesters who remain at PolyU.   Volunteer chefs have been serving food, which has continued to Thursday despite the police siege.  Video: HKFP.1 year ago
The VA Student Canteen is a regular gathering place for protesters who remain at PolyU. Volunteer chefs have been serving food, which has continued to Thursday despite the police siege. Video: HKFP.
One protestor leaves the campus at Polytechnic University escorted by police1 year ago
One protestor leaves the campus at Polytechnic University escorted by police
China expresses willingness to respond firmly to US draft law on supporting Hong Kong protesters
North Korea says leader Kim will not attend upcoming ASEAN summit in South Korea
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 - 31km ESE of Chaloem Phra Kiat, Thailand
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 9km NE of Columbio, Philippines
US House passes Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act (S. 1838), sending the bill directly to desk of @POTUS for his signature
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 36km ESE of Chaloem Phra Kiat, Thailand
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 - 21km SE of Chaloem Phra Kiat, Thailand
Armed robbers target mainland visitors at currency exchange, make off with HK$10 million in Tsim Sha Tsui attack
Spoke to some hardcore frontline protesters aged 16, 17 & 20. They said they'd rather get shot & die than get arrested, bc you don't know what you'd face. They joked that if the police threatened to shoot (live rounds), they'd point to their foreheads & ask for them to aim there1 year ago
Spoke to some hardcore frontline protesters aged 16, 17 & 20. They said they'd rather get shot & die than get arrested, bc you don't know what you'd face. They joked that if the police threatened to shoot (live rounds), they'd point to their foreheads & ask for them to aim there
Workers are cleaning up Hong Kong's PolyU campus. Volunteers urged by China's liaison office are also helping to clear the nearby Cross-Harbour Tunnel entrance — although most take photos rather than remove debris.1 year ago
Workers are cleaning up Hong Kong's PolyU campus. Volunteers urged by China's liaison office are also helping to clear the nearby Cross-Harbour Tunnel entrance — although most take photos rather than remove debris.
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 76km WSW of Kuril'sk, Russia
According to @StandNewsHK, this 16-year-old, accompanied by Bishop Joseph Ha, surrendered himself to the police this morning (Nov 20) after staying at @HongKongPolyU for six days. He told that he is also a Catholic and that he was moved by Bishop Ha.1 year ago
According to @StandNewsHK, this 16-year-old, accompanied by Bishop Joseph Ha, surrendered himself to the police this morning (Nov 20) after staying at @HongKongPolyU for six days. He told that he is also a Catholic and that he was moved by Bishop Ha.
Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on social media expressed his condolences to the family and friends of Wahid Muzhda, a political analyst who was killed this evening in Kabul1 year ago
Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on social media expressed his condolences to the family and friends of Wahid Muzhda, a political analyst who was killed this evening in Kabul
Hong Kong Department of Justice asks High Court to suspend ruling that anti-mask law is unconstitutional – as it scrambles to defend the legislation
Osama bin Laden's WMD scientist, Yazid Sufaat, is freed by Malaysia. The Malaysian had also hosted two 9/11 hijackers at his apartment in 2000 to discuss future terror plots
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 274km ESE of Port Blair, India
1 year ago
TWO unknown attackers on a motorbike opened fire and critically wounded Wahid Muzhda Outside his home, adjacent to the Russian embassy in west Kabul, multiple sources tells
Duterte cites the "peculiar situation" of the country re vaping, says he doesn't want young people getting poisoned. "Do not destroy my country because I will kill you."
Sri Lanka's new president names brother Mahinda as PM: official
Sri Lanka PM announces resignation, dissolves cabinet
PolyU president Teng Jin-guang earlier visited campus besieged by police. He said no information if police had set deadline and called his plan to let protesters leave peacefully successful. He said he was given assurance by police not to use force as long as protesters don't1 year ago
PolyU president Teng Jin-guang earlier visited campus besieged by police. He said no information if police had set deadline and called his plan to let protesters leave peacefully successful. He said he was given assurance by police not to use force as long as protesters don't
@hkpoliceforce said they arrested + registered about 1000 protesters from PolyU, including 300 under the age of 18. Police previously said they would arrest everyone aged 18 or above on rioting charges
6 people, including 2 men who climbed out of a sewage tunnel under Cheong Wan Flyover outside PolyU, were arrested at 10am this morning, for rioting and assisting criminals, after police noticed 4 people opened a lid and extended a robe into the sewage1 year ago
6 people, including 2 men who climbed out of a sewage tunnel under Cheong Wan Flyover outside PolyU, were arrested at 10am this morning, for rioting and assisting criminals, after police noticed 4 people opened a lid and extended a robe into the sewage
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 - 267km NW of Ozernovskiy, Russia
ANA forces seized cars, a Ranger, some bullets and a bike in Sherzad area SW Nangarhar1 year ago
ANA forces seized cars, a Ranger, some bullets and a bike in Sherzad area SW Nangarhar
China has warned the US that it would retaliate if the Hong Kong democracy bill is signed into law, shortly after it was passed by the US Senate
@AFPgraphics: Map of Hong Kong locating the Polytechnic University where dozens of protesters are still barricaded1 year ago
@AFPgraphics: Map of Hong Kong locating the Polytechnic University where dozens of protesters are still barricaded
1 year ago
Thirteen security personnel killed and 5 injured in Taliban attack on military base in Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 131km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia
13:20: sit-in demonstration at True Light College, a girls' secondary school on Ap Lei Chau.1 year ago
13:20: sit-in demonstration at True Light College, a girls' secondary school on Ap Lei Chau.
Two US soldiers killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan, does not appear to have been caused by enemy fire1 year ago
Two US soldiers killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan, does not appear to have been caused by enemy fire
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 155km ESE of Mohean, India
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 138km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill backing Hong Kong protesters that would require annual reviews of the city's special status under U.S. law and sanction Chinese officials who undermine its "fundamental freedoms and autonomy"
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