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HONG KONG POLICE FIRE TEAR GAS AT PROTESTERS, ARRESTED MANY

Hong Kong riot police fired repeated tear gas rounds on Saturday evening at pro-democracy protesters in a popular tourist district, during the latest violence to rock the global finance hub despite increasingly stern warnings from China.   The semi-autonomous southern Chinese city has seen two months of protests and clashes triggered by opposition to a… Continue reading HONG KONG POLICE FIRE TEAR GAS AT PROTESTERS, ARRESTED MANY

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HONG KONG PROTESTERS DEFY POLICE BAN, RETURN TO GANG-ATTACK SCENE

Police fire tear gas as demonstrators rally to denounce assault by suspected gangsters, in defiance of police order.   In defiance of a police order, thousands of protesters in Hong Kong have convened in a small rural town where suspected gang members assaulted pro-democracy protesters and passersby last weekend.   What on Saturday began as… Continue reading HONG KONG PROTESTERS DEFY POLICE BAN, RETURN TO GANG-ATTACK SCENE

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HONG KONG LEADER CARRIE LAM SUSPENDS CONTROVERSIAL CHINA EXTRADITION BILL AFTER MASS PROTESTS AND VIOLENCE

Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has announced the indefinite postponement of a proposed law allowing extraditions to mainland China that sparked widespread anger and protests.   The unpopular bill would be suspended, she told a press conference, adding that she wanted to restore public order following a week of violent demonstrations.   Critics of… Continue reading HONG KONG LEADER CARRIE LAM SUSPENDS CONTROVERSIAL CHINA EXTRADITION BILL AFTER MASS PROTESTS AND VIOLENCE

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NIGERIAN INVOLVED IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR INTERNATIONAL MONEY LAUNDERING SCHEME JAILED IN SINGAPORE

A Nigerian man involved in a scheme to swindle Citibank in New York City was jailed and fined by a Singapore court on Thursday (May 16) for money laundering and other offences.   Amos Paul Gabriel, a 47-year-old Singapore permanent resident, was sentenced to three years' jail and fined S$4,200. He had also pleaded guilty… Continue reading NIGERIAN INVOLVED IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR INTERNATIONAL MONEY LAUNDERING SCHEME JAILED IN SINGAPORE