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Politics | Censorship

Zoom admits to shutting down activist accounts at the request of the Chinese government

Zoom, the wildly successful video chat service that has been a ubiquitous feature of life during the COVID-19 pandemic, said that it shut down three accounts at the request of the Chinese government for holding memorials for the victims of China’s violent

Politics | The China Threat

Communist China Using COVID Crisis to Crack Down on Hong Kong

China's communist government remains bent on destroying Hong Kong's democratic forces and controlling the population. Bejing is using COVID-19's crisis to take advantage.

Politics | Politics

Trump signs Hong Kong bill denounced by Beijing

The measure is a signal of support to pro-democracy protesters but is likely to heighten tensions with China's government.

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

WATCH: NBA Team Takes Microphone Away From CNN Reporter Asking About Chinese Censorship

The NBA’s latest shameful kowtowing to Communist China was on full display during a Thursday press conference as CNN reporter Christina Macfarlane was shut down when she asked star players James Harden and Russell Westbrook about potential Chinese c

Politics | POLITICS

How the NBA censored me on American soil

At this point, it’s fair to wonder: What values does the NBA really stand for? In recent years, the league has taken pains to exhibit a concern for “social justice,” with prominent players speaking out in favor of almost exclusively progressive political

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

‘Free Hong Kong’ Sign Confiscated During National Anthem At NBA Team’s Game

On Wednesday night, a group of people decided to support the protesters in Hong Kong challenging the government of Communist China by wearing “Free Hong Kong” T-shirts and  carrying aloft signs reading “Free Hong Kong” and “Google Uyghurs” at the Washingt

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple pulls police-tracking app used by Hong Kong protesters after consulting authorities

Apple Inc has removed an app that helped Hong Kong protesters track police movements, saying it was used to ambush law enforcement - a move that follows sharp criticism of the U.S. tech giant by a Chinese state newspaper for allowing the software.

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

Activists have their ‘Free Hong Kong’ sign confiscated during national anthem at Wizards game

There's something poetic about confiscating a pro-democracy sign during the Star-Spangled Banner.

News | The News

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam formally withdraws extradition bill | Fox News

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s embattled chief executive, formally withdrew the controversial extradition bill that sparked months of tense protests that played out on an international stage.

Politics | From CNN

Twitter and Facebook take down covert Chinese accounts that tried to undermine Hong Kong demonstrators - CNN

A covert state-backed social media campaign run from China has sought to undermine ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong, according to information released by Twitter and Facebook on Monday.

Style & Fashion | Fashion & Beauty

Versace, Givenchy and Coach Apologize to China After T-Shirt Row

The luxury brands are the latest businesses to come under pressure from Chinese internet users for appearing to flout Beijing’s territorial claims.

News | News

Beijing to US: Don’t ‘stick your nose’ in China’s Hong Kong affairs — RT World News

China rebuked Donald Trump for his Twitter-conveyed alarm over the amassment of troops near Hong Kong. The US should mind its own business and let China’s domestic affairs be, it said.

Politics | Politics

China’s “Soviet Disease”

In light of the escalating trade war with the United States, a contracting economy, rising food prices, the ...

Music | Music

White Noise Records is a Hub for Hong Kong’s DIY Underground

“In Western culture, it’s almost a rite of passage to rebel—to join a band, to be an artist. That’s not Hong Kong’s reality.”

Entertainment | Culture/Art

Hong Kong Hustle best blog in HK | Hong Kong Hustle

Hong Kong Hustle - the best blog about music, fashion, nightlife, art, film, culture and cool in HK. Your guide to the city!

Sports | Paddle craft other than SUP

VRC Race Series 9 South Side Challenge Aug 29, 2015 , OC 1 , SS

VRC Race Series 9 South Side Challenge Aug 29, 2015 , Out Rigger Surf Ski, Hong Kong

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

SUP Downwinder - Hong Kong - Port Shelter Express Run - Part 2

This shows the 2nd 1/2 of the Port Shelter Run in Sai Kung in Oct 2015 in 21 knot winds from the North. Conditions get bigger. Boards are SIC F16s and SIC Bu...

News | In The News

The Art of the Umbrella Movement

HONG KONG -- Born of political frustrations, Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement has blossomed into a vibrant exhibition of the artistry and inventiveness of the city's youth. Pro-democracy demonstrators are transforming a major swath of the city into a ca...

Politics | From CNN

Hong Kong protesters prepare for police crackdown - CNN.com

Hong Kong streets are packed with thousands of demonstrators bracing for the possibility of a police crackdown.

Travel | Travel

Hong Kong's 'neon glow' is fading

Hong Kong's characteristic street scenes are becoming a little less 'neon,' as citizens and business owners opt for more efficient LED lighting.

News | The News

NBC Ignores Protests in Hong Kong; CBS and ABC Cover, But Won't Label Chinese Govt. Communist

NBC's morning and evening newscasts have yet to cover the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong on Tuesday.