BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities say a Cathay Pacific flight from New York to Hong Kong was stranded for more than 16 hours in a Chinese city because of bad weather and limits on the crew’s work hours.
Two of Hong Kong’s most prominent pro-democracy citizens, Anson Chan, former chief secretary under Chris Patten, and Martin Lee, one of the city’s most prominent democracy advocates, have spent the past week in the United States holding a series of panel discussions on the territory’s future in the face of what critics call the increasing encroachment of Beijing on its politics, press and business activities, and looking for American support.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has dropped by a meeting at the White House with two of Hong Kong’s leading pro-democracy advocates. White House officials say in a statement that Biden met Friday with former Legislative Council member Martin Lee and former Chief Secretary Anson Chan. They are
The students who have taken over Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan to fight a yet-to-be ratified service trade agreement with China in what has come to be called the “sunflower occupation” have to be shaking up the councils in Beijing.
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