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Who is Hong Kong’s ‘goddess of democracy' Agnes Chow?

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Who is Hong Kong’s ‘goddess of democracy' Agnes Chow?

Who is Hong Kong’s ‘goddess of democracy' Agnes Chow?

Agnes Chow, 23, a prominent Hong Kong democracy activist, was jailed on Wednesday for 10 months on charges related to unlawful assembly.

Megan Revell explains what we know about the activist.


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Three prominent Hong Kong activists jailed [Video]

Three prominent Hong Kong activists jailed

Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam were found guilty of unlawful assembly.

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Hong Kong activist Wong given 13 months prison [Video]

Hong Kong activist Wong given 13 months prison

Joshua Wong, 24, one of Hong Kong's most prominent democracy activists, was jailed on Wednesday for more than 13 months over an unlawful anti-government rally in 2019, the toughest and most high-profile sentence for an opposition figure this year. Maha Albadrawi reports.

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Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong taken into custody after guilty plea [Video]

Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong taken into custody after guilty plea

Wong, together with fellow activists Ivan Lam and Agnes Chow, pleaded guilty to charges related to organising, taking part in and inciting protesters to join an unauthorised protest outside police headquarters last June.

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Equity indices on firm footing, realty stocks surge [Video]

Equity indices on firm footing, realty stocks surge

Equity benchmark indices were upbeat during early hours on Tuesday with fresh buying from foreign and domestic buyers amid firm cues from their Asian peers. At 10:15 am, the BSE SandP Sensex was up by 422 points or 0.87 per cent at 48,986 while the Nifty 50 surged by 117 points or 0.82 per cent to 14,398. All sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the green zone with Nifty realty jumping by 4.5 per cent, PSU bank by 1.4 per cent, financial service by 0.9 per cent and auto by 0.8 per cent. Among stocks, Godrej Properties was up by 3.9 per cent to Rs 1,408.60 per share DLF Ltd surged ahead with gains of 6.3 per cent to Rs 294.20. Tata Motors moved up by 3.4 per cent, Grasim by 3 per cent, SBI Life by 2.6 per cent and Reliance Industries by 1.8 per cent. However, those which lost marginally were HDFC Bank, Mahindra and Mahindra, ITC, Hindustan Lever and Bharat Petroleum Corporation. Meanwhile, Asian shares climbed as investors wagered China's economic strength will help underpin growth in the region. MSCI's broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outside Japan firmed 0.98 per cent. Japan's Nikkei bounced 1.5 per cent while Hong Kong's Hang Seng advanced 1.8 per cent.

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This Michelin-starred chef makes West Bengal 'soul food' [Video]

This Michelin-starred chef makes West Bengal 'soul food'

Chef Palash Mitra has mastered a range of South Asian delicacies in his Hong Kong restaurants. But for the West Bengal-born chef, one dish is closer to the heart: Bengali fish curry.

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Paraplegic climber scales Hong Kong skyscraper [Video]

Paraplegic climber scales Hong Kong skyscraper

Strapped into his wheelchair, climber Lai Chi-wai pulled himself up the 980ft-tall Nina Tower, becoming the first man in Hong Kong's history to scale a building in a wheelchair.

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In wheelchair, paraplegic Lai Chi-wai climbs up skyscraper in Hong Kong

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This New Robo-Trash Hunter Could Clear Up The World's Waterways [Video]

This New Robo-Trash Hunter Could Clear Up The World's Waterways

A newly launched robot is designed to autonomously collect garbage from waterways. Clearbot uses ‘AI-Vision’ to detect & collect trash. The robots are solar-powered & work as a team to remove rubbish. Any floating waste is collected through a front entry point. When full of garbage, or if battery is low, Clearbot docks to prepare for its next outing. Hong Kong-based developers Open Ocean Engineering LTD say: “we're able to plough through some of the muddiest, trashiest water imaginable, without breaking a sweat!”

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