BEIJING (AP) — Publishers and bookstores say Chinese authorities have ordered books by Chinese-American scholar Yu Ying-shih to be removed from sale, as Beijing expresses displeasure with a writer who has shown support for pro-democracy movements in Hong Kong and elsewhere. It was not possible to immediately confirm the ban,
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian police have detained three men believed to be linked to the shooting death of a local journalist who was investigating illegal logging in the country’s east.
HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese state-run newspaper is blaming an American organization for being behind the pro-democracy protests that have rattled Hong Kong.
It was hardly a good National Holiday to begin with: Beijing was soaked in rain, a gray sky looming low on a wet capital. It was made even worse for Chinese policymakers by Hong Kong’s present to the motherland: the biggest protest to challenge the central government since the days of Tiananmen.
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