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China Strikes Back Against America! | China Uncensored China Strikes Back Against America! | China Uncensored

China strikes back against the US No Trade Deal till 2020? And the Chinese Communist Party’s new nemesis is… Batman?! That and more on this week’s China Uncensored. This is China Uncensored. I’m Chris Chappell. This week’s China news headlines! …has been sponsored by Surfshark. Because if you’re interested in the kind of subversive news…

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Hong Kong protests overshadow China’s anniversary parade | Understanding Hong Kong Hong Kong protests overshadow China’s anniversary parade | Understanding Hong Kong

The contrast couldn’t be more stark. In Beijing, you have tanks, you have goose-stepping soldiers marching through the centre of the city, through Tiananmen Square, in front of chairman Xi Jinping. While in Hong Kong you have hundreds of thousands of black-shirted protesters calling for freeing Hong Kong. Now 22 years after Hong Kong was…

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An Inside Look into the Hong Kong Protests & Uprising (w/ Joseph Cheng) An Inside Look into the Hong Kong Protests & Uprising (w/ Joseph Cheng)

SUNIL BERI: Hi, we’re sitting here today with Professor Joseph Cheng in Hong Kong, formerly a university professor of political science at City University Hong Kong, and also a member of Civic Party, which is a pro-democratic party. What we’re going to do today is basically talk about the protests in Hong Kong, the genesis…

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Why Hong Kong Is Facing a Recession Amid Protests and Trade Wars | WSJ Why Hong Kong Is Facing a Recession Amid Protests and Trade Wars | WSJ

– [Narrator] Hong Kong is facing its first recession since the global financial crisis in 2008. Influenced by unprecedented factors. Including its own ongoing anti-government protests and the trade stalemate between Washington and Beijing. In February, the government predicted Hong Kong’s economy would grow up to 3% this year. Six months later, that forecast was…

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Meet Hong Kong’s Teenage Protesters | The Dispatch Meet Hong Kong’s Teenage Protesters | The Dispatch

We’re following Kent. On weekdays, he works a summer job at a convenience store. On weekends, he protests. It’s been a summer of chaos. People here are enraged about China’s growing influence. They have paralyzed the city. Staging strikes, barricading streets and occupying the international airport. The government has dug in its heels. The police…

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Why doctors, lawyers, artists back the Hong Kong protests | FT Why doctors, lawyers, artists back the Hong Kong protests | FT

My name is Angeline. I’m a solicitor here in Hong Kong. And in our free time, myself and a lot of colleagues, we go and assist people who are arrested because of the protests. My name is Alfred. I’m a cardiologist in a public hospital. Many of these injured protesters are actually afraid of getting…

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Hong Kong’s huge protests, explained Hong Kong’s huge protests, explained

The people of Hong Kong are out in the streets. Hundreds of thousands are demonstrating against a deeply unpopular bill. But this is about a whole lot more than a bill. It’s about the status of Hong Kong and the power China has over it. It’s a fight to preserve the freedoms people have here.…

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