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These Are The Hong Kong Instagram Photos China Doesn't Want Its Citizens To See

Posted 10.06.2014 | World

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have taken to social media to distribute photos and videos of the mass demonstrations that have tak...

The 10 Longest Non-Stop Flights From Los Angeles | Posted 11.29.2014 | Travel

While in terms of total passenger traffic, LAX still sits somewhere in sixth or seventh place globally; it's always claimed the crown for the planet's busiest single origin and destination airport.

China Faces Tricky Balance In Hong Kong's Protests

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 09.30.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have handed China's Communist leadership a thorny political dilemma. Beijing cannot crack down...

White House Shows Support For Aspirations Of Hong Kong People

Reuters | Posted 11.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - The White House is watching democracy protests in Hong Kong closely and supports the "aspirations of the Hong Kong p...

These Photos Showcase Stunning Geometry Of Hong Kong's Public Housing

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 09.30.2014 | Arts

Hong Kong is among the most densely populated cities in the world, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the city's public housing structures. ...

Beijing Election Plan for Hong Kong Will Be Genuinely Competitive

Lawrence J. Lau | Posted 11.29.2014 | World
Lawrence J. Lau

Looking beyond 2017, one of the ways in which the composition of the Nominating Committee may change gradually is when more and more of its ex-officio members, for example, the members of the LegCo and the district councils, are elected by universal suffrage.

Video Captures Frantic Chaos At Hong Kong Protest

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 09.29.2014 | World

A new video making the rounds on social media captured chaotic scenes in Hong Kong on Sunday, as security forces fired volleys of tear gas to disperse...

Beijing's Man in Hong Kong Should Resign After Crackdown on Protesters

George Chen | Posted 11.29.2014 | World
George Chen

Last week, hundreds of students rallied outside Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's office and his Upper Albert Road residence in the central part of Hong Kong. Student leaders demanded a face-to-face dialogue with Leung. Leung chose to hide, earning him a new nickname as a "coward."

This Young Woman Explains What The Hong Kong Protests Are About

Posted 09.29.2014 | World

As tensions between protesters and security forces in Hong Kong remained tense on Monday, one young demonstrator took to YouTube to tell the world wha...

'Umbrella Revolution' Protests Spread In Hong Kong

AP | KELVIN CHAN | Posted 11.29.2014 | World

HONG KONG (AP) -- Police defended their use of tear gas and other methods to control the pro-democracy protests that have paralyzed Hong Kong's financ...

Taiwan President: Taiwanese People Are Watching Hong Kong Closely

Reuters | Posted 09.28.2014 | World

TAIPEI, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou has said the Taiwanese people are paying close attention to the events in Hong Kong and hope...

Massive Pro-Democracy Protest Rages In Hong Kong

Reuters | By James Pomfret and Yimou Lee | Posted 09.29.2014 | World

HONG KONG, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Riot police advanced on Hong Kong democracy protesters in the early hours of Monday, firing volleys of tear gas that se...

Instagram Reportedly Blocked In China Amid Hong Kong Protests

Reuters | By Ryan Vlastelica | Posted 11.29.2014 | Technology

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service owned by Facebook Inc, has been blocked in China, a...

Hong Kong Protesters To Retreat Over Fears Of Rubber Bullets

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2014 | World

Hong Kong pro-democracy students announce withdrawal from city center blockade due to speculation police will use rubber bullets. This is a develo...

Hong Kong Police Use Tear Gas To Clear Protesters

AP | KELVIN CHAN | Posted 11.28.2014 | World

HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong police used tear gas Sunday and warned of further measures as they tried to clear thousands of pro-democracy protesters wh...

Violent Protests In Hong Kong As Tens Of Thousands Flood Streets

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2014 | World

By James Pomfret and Yimou Lee HONG KONG, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Violent clashes between Hong Kong riot police and students galvanized tens of thousan...

Thousands Of Hong Kong Students Go On Strike In Democracy Battle

AP | KELVIN CHAN | Posted 09.22.2014 | World

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of Hong Kong college and university students boycotted classes Monday to protest Beijing's decision to restrict voting re...

These Gorgeous Photos Of Hong Kong In The Fifties Will Make You Nostalgic For An Era Long Gone

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 10.01.2014 | World

Photographer, actor and director Fan Ho began photographing Hong Kong as a student in the early 1950s. The dramatic black-and-white images he captured...

Hong Kong Is Not Just 'Another Chinese City'

George Chen | Posted 11.15.2014 | World
George Chen

Given the porous nature of communication between Hong Kong and the mainland, freedom granted to Hong Kong people to elect candidates not vetted by Beijing would have a subversive effect on China. Yet, frustrating Hong Kong people's aspirations by denying them the universal suffrage China promised may not bring the peace and stability that everybody desires.

The 10 Longest Non-Stop Flights from New York | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel

The team at Hopper has put together this list of the 10 longest non-stop flights from New York City; the ones that take passengers further afield than anywhere else, from the bubbling bazaars of Indian Mumbai, to the seething streets of China's megacities.

8 Under-The-Radar Foodie Cities

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

The lesser-known dining scenes below are ambitious and unconventional, they're buzzing with new and noteworthy chefs, and they're diverse and unexpected.

Fear and Loathing in Hong Kong

Matjaz Tancic | Posted 11.08.2014 | World
Matjaz Tancic

Everyone has their magic place. Mine is a small, dark karaoke place in downtown Hong Kong. I came across this place by accident when following a long-haired middle-aged guy wearing dark glasses and a colorful shirt tucked into elegant trousers at night.

The Best Economies In The World

24/7 Wall St. | Robert Serenbetz and Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 09.06.2014 | Business

After sliding for four consecutive years, the United States moved up two places for the second year in a row in the World Economic Forum’s competiti...

Hong Kong Faces Social Turmoil If Beijing Doesn't Change Course -- Fast

Anson Chan | Posted 11.03.2014 | World
Anson Chan

Something has got to give on the part of Beijing -- and quickly -- or Hong Kong faces increasing social turmoil and a complete breakdown of governance. It is vital that free societies in the international community stand up for Hong Kong and do not sacrifice their moral integrity in the face of intimidation from Beijing.

Britain Is Honor Bound To Speak Up For Hong Kong

The Financial Times | Chris Patten | Posted 09.02.2014 | World

The former British colony of Hong Kong has all the attributes of a liberal society except one: its people lack the ability to choose who governs them....