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China supports 'improvement' of Hong Kong's political system

Reuters India Thursday, 21 May 2020
China said on Thursday it supports improving the system and mechanism related to the constitution and basic law of Hong Kong and Macau, in comments likely to stir concern that it could take measures to tighten its grip on Hong Kong.
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Protest held in London against China's expansionist policies [Video]

Protest held in London against China's expansionist policies

Indian Diaspora and a group of demonstrators led by displaced Muslims of Iranian origin demonstrated outside the Chinese Embassy in London on Sunday demanding their rights. They were joined by a few activists from Pakistan occupied Kashmir. The demonstrators demanded that China should free Hong-Kong and stop exploiting resources in Gilgit-Baltistan, the part of erstwhile princely state of Jammu and Kashmir. They raised slogans 'Down with China' alleging it an occupier. Dr Amjad Ayub Mirza, a political activist from PoK said, "We are the victim of Chinese aggression as the China Pakistan Economic Corridor passes through Gilgit-Baltistan and over 6,000 Chinese army and engineers are present in PoK with an aim to expand CPEC project". Anti-China protests have erupted in parts of the world since after face-off between Indian and Chinese forces in Galwan on June 15.

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Hong Kong opposition holds primary to pick election candidates [Video]

Hong Kong opposition holds primary to pick election candidates

Police raid office of opinion pollster organising the election to pick pro-democracy candidates ahead of September vote.

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Hong Kong opposition kicks off primary elections [Video]

Hong Kong opposition kicks off primary elections

Hong Kong's opposition camp set up polling booths across the Chinese-ruled city on Saturday for primary elections aimed at selecting democracy candidates who stand the best chance of success in Legislative Council elections in September. Adam Reed reports.

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Australia steps up Hong Kong action in wake of China security law [Video]

Australia steps up Hong Kong action in wake of China security law

PM Scott Morrison suspends extradition pact with territory and extends visas for Hong Kong people already in Australia.

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Casinos Face New Safety Measures [Video]

Casinos Face New Safety Measures

Wynn Resorts has called on Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak to begin to reopen the Las Vegas Strip in mid- to late May. Wynn’s Macau casinos reopened on Feb. 20 after a mandatory, industry-wide two-week closure. Reuters reports Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox says extensive safety measures will be in place. That is, assuming the state is in line with certain benchmarks around the spread of the coronavirus.

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Macau's 'gambling godfather' dies [Video]

Macau's 'gambling godfather' dies

Stanley Ho transformed the former Portuguese colony near Hong Kong into the world's largest gambling hub.

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Macau gambling king Stanley Ho dies aged 98 [Video]

Macau gambling king Stanley Ho dies aged 98

Macau gambling king Stanley Ho, who built a business empire from scratch in the former Portuguese colony and became one of Asia's richest men, died peacefully at the age of 98. Ryan Brooks reports.

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