King James accused of acting the fool with remarks on Hong Kong-NBA furor

Basketball megastar LeBron James has jumped into the NBA vs. China fray with both feet, suggesting that Houston GM Daryl Morey had been ignorant to express his support for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters, while apparently failing to stop and consider whether he was, in fact, saying something deeply ignorant himself. (Just give us a second ...

18-year-old charged with wounding police officer with sharp object

18-year-old charged with wounding police officer with sharp object

An 18-year-old has been formally charged for allegedly using a sharp object cut the neck of a police officer during a protest on Sunday. According to Headline Daily, suspect Hui...

‘She eats foreign sausage’: Junius Ho kicked out of LegCo meeting over sexist insult

‘She eats foreign sausage’: Junius Ho kicked out of LegCo meeting over sexist insult

Pro-Beijing firebrand Junius Ho was booted from a Legislative Council meeting this afternoon after suggesting pro-democracy convenor Claudia Mo, whose husband is British,...

3 pro-dem candidates asked to clarify stance on Hong Kong independence ahead of elections

3 pro-dem candidates asked to clarify stance on Hong Kong independence ahead of elections

Three candidates have been asked by election officials to clarify their stance on Hong Kong independence ahead of November’s district council elections. Joshua Wong, a...

‘Lady Liberty’ statue goes missing hours after being toppled over

‘Lady Liberty’ statue goes missing hours after being toppled over

The “Lady Liberty Hong Kong” statue installed at the top of Lion Rock on Sunday has gone missing, apparently just hours after it was knocked over and sprayed with red...

Tens of thousands gather in Central to urge US to pass bill on Hong Kong

Tens of thousands gather in Central to urge US to pass bill on Hong Kong

Hong Kong is sliding towards becoming a police state, US Senator Josh Hawley warned Monday, as tens of thousands filled the streets of Central waving American flags and calling on...

Cops say Now TV driver ‘accidentally’ shot in head with bean bag, office investigating beating claims

Cops say Now TV driver ‘accidentally’ shot in head with bean bag, office investigating beating claims

Police today found themselves under fire over reports that driver working for Hong Kong broadcaster Now TV was hospitalized after not only being shot in the head with a beanbag...

Police say remote-controlled bomb detonated in Mong Kok on Sunday targeted cops

Police say remote-controlled bomb detonated in Mong Kok on Sunday targeted cops

Police today confirmed that a remotely operated improvised explosive device, believed to have been intended to target and maim officers, was detonated in Mong Kok on Sunday...

Ain’t That a Kick in the Head: ‘Liu Kang kick’ protest video goes viral, sparks concerns

Ain’t That a Kick in the Head: ‘Liu Kang kick’ protest video goes viral, sparks concerns

Of the all the images of violence — on the part of both police and protesters — coming out of Hong Kong on a near-daily basis, one in particular has captured worldwide...

‘Lady Liberty’ statue toppled after being hauled to top of Lion Rock

‘Lady Liberty’ statue toppled after being hauled to top of Lion Rock

A statue that has become a symbol of the city’s ongoing pro-democracy protests has been found toppled over and vandalized one day after it was hauled to the top of a...


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