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"lam hong kong" Discussed on Pod Save the World
"Let's talk about another great power trying to crush a protest movement this time in Hong Kong. So the Chinese government continues to use Hong. Kong's new National Security Law to just squeeze Hong Kong democracy. The latest example is the arrest Monday of Jimmy Lai who is one of Hong Kong's most prominent democracy activists. He's been called a media mogul founded the apple daily newspaper, which is. A staunchly, Pro Democracy newspaper, the charges against lie it's collusion with foreign forces whatever the hell that means. So they sent to honor cops to the the office, the Apple Daily Office they were searching it. They also arrested a additional members of the Apple Daily's staff. They arrested lies two sons who do not work at the paper they arrested executives at another one of lies media companies. Jimmy Lai's well-known by senior officials in Washington. He's met with Pelosi's met with. pompeo on Sunday. Mike Pompeo released a statement with the foreign ministers of Australia Canada. New Zealand in the UK criticizing Hong Kong's government for disqualifying pro democracy candidates from the upcoming legislative elections. Generally, clearer deciding their use of the new National Security Law late last week, the trump administration imposed sanctions on Carrie Lam Hong Kong's chief executive and ten other officials in Hong, Kong, and China for suppressing pro democracy activists in return China's sanctioned a bunch of Americans including Marco Rubio in Ted Cruz. So those are kind of things you would want the US doing Ben, but per usual trump made it clear that he doesn't actually care about democracy or freedom in Hong Kong He. was asked about these arrests today he rambled about how Hong Kong has been making a lot of money and now the US stock market is gonNA make more money. It was like truly bizarre morally bankrupt stuff that just shows he doesn't give a shit about democracy in Hong Kong and frankly we've known that for a while because he never talks about this stuff he leaves it to Pompeii owed to beat his chest futilely but like pause there Ben I was trying to think of an equivalent person in the US maybe getting arrested I don't know if it Jeff Bezos Ted Turner someone like that but this seems like a clear attempt to silence and intimidate the press in Hong Kong. How big a deal do you think this is in terms of their their slide into just becoming mainland China and what do you think the US should do in response. So this is an enormous deal and and I'll break it down based on my experience when I was in Hong Kong a talked to people a lot about the media and what they told me that the pro government forces either directly the government of the Chinese Communist Party or often kind of Chinese tycoons associated with the government have bought up all the media except apple daily except Jimmy Lai's properties and I said, well, what does that mean and? They said well for instance if you live in a big housing project, there is literally a government newspaper delivered to your door every day but you don't have a choice you get it right and there's this kind of force-feeding of a propaganda line that is friendly to Beijing that dominates the Hong Kong media space. Then there was another independent paper, the South China Morning Post, which isn't icon paper in that part of the world's English language daily. This is the daily delivered to like every hotel room and you know is generally services the ex pat community they're all I could what he said this is the daily. Sorry. Executive. Down the voice unfortunately but. That was bought by Alibaba. Which is The, basically, the Chinese Amazon yet they have no reason to buy it. It's not part of their business model to buy it and when they bought it, they said the reason they were buying it is because they thought they wanted to correct misperceptions about China. Right? So you you tells you a lot about the editorial line that they were shifting towards. The only source of independent news was apple daily. So to your question, who's it like it's actually like arresting everybody, The Washington Post and your time CNN because this is it if they get rid of Apple Daily and Jimmy Lai's media conglomerate, there is no independent media anymore they can actually reach people. So this is a huge deal. It's not shutting down one newspaper. It's like the last island of information that can reach people. Other than social media platforms, which might be next. and. So in terms of what the US should do I mean. Look. I've said time, and again we need to set a better example but in addition to that, just finding ways to to lift up Hong Kong voices and and to to lift up journalism and and frankly to to make sure that we're doing whatever we can to try to. Get information that is credible to two people in Hong. Kong. Whether that's our own broadcasting or whether that's through again, making trying to make sure that they're not able to to crack down on social media platforms needs to be a part of us and look the people that need to do more. Here are also the the multinational companies in Hong, Kong right like there's a ton of international business and banks and ex pats I think they want to be able to get news they want to be able to get uncensored information and like the Chinese are going to just. Snuff all that out. I think real thought has to be given to like again reassessing Hong Kong having the special economic status where they're treated differently than mainland. China. Yeah. This is no longer slippery slope. This is just a a sheet of ice in everyone's flying downhill into just becoming in China. I love to ask you questions at the end of these long description..
"lam hong kong" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Crease again likely to be held in July golf to Japanese prime minister Shinzo Ave said pace pavement may be unavoidable due to the coronavirus Bloomberg's Isabel Reynolds says Canada will send its athletes even if the games go ahead as planned the international Olympic committee said over the weekend it would make a decision within the next four weeks after athletes protested they were unable to prepare for the event amid virus related lockdowns Australia is reported to have told his athletes to prepare for a one year delay in Tokyo is about Reynolds Bloomberg daybreak Europe speaking in parliament this morning shouldn't so Ave re iterated that current state of the world is not appropriate for the Olympics as Europe struggles to get ahead of the virus with the death toll mounting the French government is consulting scientists today to assess whether the longtime period should indeed be expand extended it was initially set for fifteen days Bloomberg's Anya new sperm says day also debating whether sanctions should be stricter for those who didn't respect the oldest about confinement once the lockdown is lifted the government also wants to generalize testing so as to be able to isolate sick people right now even if you show symptoms of the virus inference you are unnecessary tested so it's a big change of strategy for France in line with the recommendations of the word health organisation in Paris and then just boom Bloomberg daybreak Europe Australia is also enforcing stringent controls to slow the spread of the corona virus as the country struggles to get residents to self isolate from today pumps casinos restaurants and other venues will close after the number of infections such post one thousand six hundred the prime minister Scott Morrison said the authorities were compelled to ramp up their response that's often many Australians flaunted a social distance guidelines with thousands of people flocking to the beaches at the weekend and indeed as socializing in bonds and finally in order to construct troll the spread of coronavirus Hong Kong is imposing a fourteen day ban on all non residents from entering the country this will come into effect from midnight on Wednesday the city will stop all transit services that's according to the chief executive Carrie lam Hong Kong is also asking all thing needs to stop selling alcohol global news twenty four hours a day on a and a QuickTake by Bloomberg powers by more than twenty seven hundred journalists and analysts symbol the one hundred and twenty countries I'm Hank Aaron's this is a Bloomberg of Raja Leon thanks for that matter clearly it's a global thing and the the shutting down the sports and everything else going on all around the world but they're also just assign the markets are not taking anything at the moment on the table in terms of risk off no definitely no I mean the failure for that bill of the Senate bill to pass overnight has really put the markets on a risk off tone but also in Europe concerns that heat is really on getting ahead of the corona virus crisis the stoxx six hundred is down four point six.
"lam hong kong" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Tomorrow from the diamond princess says samples have been taken from all passengers on board it says the process could take a couple of days this is Carrie lam Hong Kong is a speaking now at a news conference what I've been able to glean from the headlines is that she is asking for more funding he says it is needed right now to try to fight the out there China is considering delaying its most high profile annual meeting the national people's Congress standing committee will meet in a week to consider a delay until March fifth the standing committee will also look at the corona vice virus global news twenty four hours a day on air and a quick pick by Bloomberg power by more than twenty seven hundred journalists and analysts in more than one hundred twenty countries in San Francisco I'm at Baxter are usually up thank you so much ad I'm joined here in the simple studio by telling the Kelly head of Asia Pacific economics at Scotiabank always great to see you totally of course we're looking at the impact of the corona virus on economies in Asia yeah it was causing oppose budget coming down today as well as how you viewing the impacts and I guess where I sort of looking about whether or not there's going to be some kind of V. shaped recovery once we see a peak here too well looks ahead depends on the next few weeks how the virus outbreak it falls but it is clear that the first quarter will be a hit hard and then assuming that things will start stabilizing by the end of this quarter and and threw outside the second quarter then he could see a the economy is recovering but I think it's it's not a sharp recovery some of the activity verbal based simply lost you don't you don't get to have cuts in a protest because you missed your previous appointments so some of the activities simply will not be there so it it sounds like you're in the camp that is not expecting any kind of a V. shape to the recovery truly get stuck by the way in New York and I want to get your your view on what we're just hearing now from a south Korean president moon jae and he's ordered his cabinet to mobilize all special means to handle the emergency economic situations I mean they're going to be situations where governments need to throw as much of their resources at this problem as possible and then there may be ill in the case of China a more gradualist approach is that what we're seeing across the region kind of a diversified response yeah this really highlights see how policymakers concerns across the region on the significance adverse impact you know there's an impact coming from weaker demand in China you know China is the key trading partner for most countries in the region and then this country cells of facing the virus at home so that really adds to the challenges and there seems to be a lot of a lot of decisive actions coming out Tom from countries like South Korea today will see Singapore announcing significant stimulus measures that's what I X. I expect to see so yeah it really highlights the severity of the situation and I guess it highlights the fact that we are going to see an impact to to supply chains quite sharply as well we already had apple saying they would make their quarterly revenue targets absolutely it you know if you look at the promise of obey the key industries such technology automotive iron and steel and petrochemical so those will be feeling the biggest impact but of course because of regional supply chains it will be impossible spread well beyond the prevent supporters of will pay all right Chile will continue the conversation with you shortly to let Michael is with me here announcing a full studio head of Asia Pacific economics at Scotiabank on what we say here in Singapore as we look at markets the Nikkei two to five down one point one percent of course we continue to monitor see.
"lam hong kong" Discussed on KOMO
"Coronavirus living health officials scrambling to treat the rapidly growing number of patients Carrie lam Hong Kong's chief executive says people need to obey the rules for people who come in and if they failed to declare hello if they are this ordinance in a decoration they will be subject to a penalty maximum of five thousand dollars fine and six months imprisonment international health commission reported a jump in the number of infected people to one thousand two hundred eighty seven with forty one deaths representative Adam Schiff closing the opening statement in favor of impeaching president trump telling senators Friday night the president trump has no standing to criticize the house impeachment investigation or set a trial it is not the president's place to tell us how to conduct an impeachment proceeding anymore than it is the presence place to tell you how you should try it the trial set to resume this morning at ten AM eastern Todd anti BC news one thousand and ninety seven seven thirty one minutes past the hour here komo news on Ryan Harris with top stories from the como twenty four seven news center we now know the name of the woman who killed in Wednesday evening's shooting in downtown Seattle the medical examiner identified her as fifty year old Tanya Jackson one of eight people shot in the area of third in pine also shot was a nine year old boy who was released from harbor view Friday afternoon meanwhile police continue to search for two of the three suspected shooter's marquees Tolbert and William Toliver a woman claiming to be tolerant mother spoke to calm all sorry about everything on his toes sorry I'm at a loss for words I just want William MRS used to turn their selves and Sir distracted shooter is in police custody it's time to clean up the streets that's the message from residents and business owners downtown after this week's mass shooting the bandaids of the last two decades that I've been applied to this part of town haven't worked we need a new approach that's John schools president in the downtown Seattle association meanwhile city leaders including the mayor have said they're working on better enforcement and an increased police presence downtown Seattle officials as they respond to public anxiety over the recent downtown shooting stressed that the city is safer than ever rod Kaufman disputes that he's president of the building owners and managers association security costs in the buildings as captain of doubling some cases triple because the crime situations gotten worse not better conferences even when police find and arrest those who commit property crimes they're back out on the streets the next day if you paid an extremely high fare to get home after the shooting in downtown Seattle you're right your provider promises a refund both uber and lift a released statement saying anyone who use their service to get home after the shooting will likely paid much higher surge pricing which automatically kicks in when demand is high uber was able to disable that surge pricing by six PM both companies say you will be refunded the difference cut to being made to the food stamp program under a rule change ordered by president trump effectively the change would kick out nearly seven hundred thousand people that rely on the supplemental nutrition assistance program or snap according to NPR tags secretary Sonny Perdue made the announcement the rule restores a system that was assistance through difficult times not away alive but Democrat came Schreier a pediatrician by trade says it's the wrong thing to do hello you're your honor forty for me on almost I would consider this incredibly and this is in the wrong.
"lam hong kong" Discussed on News Radio 690 KTSM
"Four rifle but investigators don't believe that he had any magazines or ammunition several agencies were looking for a man his body was found on the west point grounds no foul play is suspected chasing camper Donia NBC news radio the food and drug administration is calling for a new boxed warning label on breast implants according to reports the recommendation is for a warning that says breast implants have been associated with the development of a cancer of the immune system they also recommend stating that implants are not meant to be lifetime devices another suggestion by officials is for doctors to implement a decision checklist for patients to make sure they understand the risks there could be a leadership change coming in Hong Kong correspondent bills infer has details after months of protests in Hong Kong the Financial Times is now reporting that China is making plans to replace Carrie lam Hong Kong's chief executive the post is filled by appointment by Beijing and according to the report a new chief executive could be appointed by next spring lamb has been at the center of the ongoing protests in Hong Kong that started over a controversy extradition bail but I've transformed into pro democracy and anti police brutality demonstrations all the time protesters have been calling for lamb to step down bills and for NBC news radio the National Park Service says they have temporarily and done officially renamed the national mall to nationals mall in Washington DC the NPS share their support by posting a picture of a curly W. mode into the national mall's grass the image appears to be photo shopped it's one of many tributes extended to the nationals during their World Series run Brian shook NBC news radio.
"lam hong kong" Discussed on News Radio 690 KTSM
"The Republicans so afraid of from ongoing testimony that they want to interrupt it public hearings are expected to start once the private depositions are completed two associates of Rudy Giuliani are pleading not guilty to campaign finance charges you are from and left partners have been accused of funneling money from foreign sources to try and influence U. S. politics actor Cuba Gooding junior is being indicted on a new criminal charge related to his sexual misconduct case the New York Post reports the third woman has accused him of sexual misconduct former vice president Joe Biden's days introducing his economic policy in the battleground state of Pennsylvania Biden returned to his hometown of Scranton for speech today too many middle class working class folks can't look for kids nine longer and say it's going to be okay in media that's why I'm running Biden says proof president trump has forgotten about the middle class is the tax cut law Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being awarded the twenty nineteen Burgruine price for pioneering gender equality and strengthening the rule of law the annual prizes for philosophy and culture you're listening to the latest from NBC news radio there could be a leadership change coming in Hong Kong after months of protests in Hong Kong the Financial Times is now reporting that China is making plans to replace Carrie lam Hong Kong's chief executive the post is filled by appointment by Beijing and according to the report a new chief executive could be appointed by next spring lamb has been at the center of the ongoing protests in Hong Kong that started over a controversy L. extradition bail but I've transformed into pro democracy and anti police brutality demonstrations all the time protesters have been calling for lamb to step down bills and for NBC news radio every five days in America youth aged nineteen and under is killed by a train that's according to safe kids worldwide which is issued a report telling parents that it can take a mile for a heavy freight train to stop once a locomotive engineer spots a car or people on the tracks the nonprofit group urges parents to teach their kids to obey railroad crossing gates and lights and to avoid using cell phones or headphones near railroad tracks New York mayor bill de Blasio is rolling out the night owl etiquette campaign the mayor wants new Yorkers partying downtown to keep quiet when they're walking the streets outside clubs in bars but many who live in the neighborhood say the loud drunks at night or just part of the charm of living on the Lower East Side let's see close is.
"lam hong kong" Discussed on News Radio 690 KTSM
"NBC news radio I'm Lisa Carter Facebook founder and CEO mark Zuckerberg is in the spotlight on Capitol Hill California democratic representative Maxine waters saying the hearing will look at one particular area today we here to examine the impact of Facebook on the financial services and housing sectors soccer Berg is lead witness at a house hearing he's counting Facebook's controversy plan for digital currency called libra some lawmakers have raised concerns about digital currency in privacy the second work is also expected to be press about ongoing controversies involving political content and hate speech in social media president trump is expected to make a statement from the White House this morning on the Turkey Syria border situation and actually today trump said the ceasefire has held and the Kurds are safe the president said ISIS prisoners being held in the area have been secured William Taylor the acting US ambassador to Ukraine says president trump was held military aid to Ukraine for his own political and personal gain bill Taylor a top U. S. diplomat in Ukraine told Congress yesterday that there were two channels for trump administration policy making on Ukraine one regular one irregular Taylor said the regular channel would be through traditional state department channels the irregular channel he told lawmakers was through European Union ambassador Gordon Sunland former special envoy Kurt Volker trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani and outgoing energy secretary Rick Perry that means Giuliani may have conducted US foreign policy in violation of the Logan act which prohibits any private American citizen from gauging on authorized negotiations with foreign governments might power NBC news radio the sheriff who was fired after the parkland Florida school shooting could get his job back today the state Senate will vote on whether to reinstate suspended Broward county sheriff's gone Israel governor Rhonda Santa suspended as well for his handling of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school last year and Stanford is topping a list of the world's most innovative universities you're listening to the latest from NBC news radio there could be a leadership change coming in Hong Kong course one of those center has more after months of protests in Hong Kong the Financial Times is now reporting that China is making plans to replace Carrie lam Hong Kong's chief executive the post is filled by appointment by Beijing and according to the report a new chief executive could be appointed by next spring lamb has been at the center of the ongoing protests in Hong Kong that started over a controversy L. extradition bail but I've transformed into pro democracy and anti police brutality demonstrations all the time protesters have been calling for lamb to step down bills and for NBC news radio Boeing is reporting a huge drop in profits for the third quarter the airplane maker is reporting a fifty one percent drop in third quarter profits to one point two billion Boeing is grounded at seven thirty seven manic since March after two fatal accidents that killed hundreds supporters hope South Carolina will become the next day to pass a tough anti abortion law John Jeffries reports the state Senate medical affairs subcommittee met on Tuesday to discuss house bill thirty twenty better known as the fetal heart be bill if it becomes law it would restrict abortions after the baby's heartbeat can be detected the subcommittee you're sure to set off another debate since they decided to remove exceptions for rape and incest from the bill the bill has been approved in the state house with those exceptions but it is not yet been voted on in the state Senate which is likely to vote on it in early twenty twenty John Jeffries NBC news radio and Pennsylvania will observe a day of remembrance Sunday the one year anniversary of a deadly attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue the shooting a tree of life left eleven worshippers dad governor with a signed a proclamation which also order state flags on Commonwealth facilities to have staff from sunrise until sunset on Sunday wolf honored the eleven victims of the attack last month during a trip to AJ was writing their names in the guest book at the memorial site Lisa Carter NBC news radio our I heart.
"lam hong kong" Discussed on News Radio 690 KTSM
"In privacy the second work is also expected to be press about ongoing controversies involving political content and hate speech in social media president trump is expected to make a statement from the White House this morning on the Turkey Syria border situation and actually today trump said the ceasefire has held and the Kurds are safe the president said ISIS prisoners being held in the area have been secured William Taylor the acting US ambassador to Ukraine says president trump was held military aid to Ukraine for his own political and personal gain bill Taylor a top U. S. diplomat in Ukraine told Congress yesterday that there were two channels for trump administration policy making on Ukraine one regular one irregular Taylor said the regular channel would be through traditional state department channels the irregular channel he told lawmakers was through European Union ambassador Gordon Sunland former special envoy Kurt Volker trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani and outgoing energy secretary Rick Perry that means Giuliani may have conducted US foreign policy in violation of the Logan act which prohibits any private American citizen from gauging on authorized negotiations with foreign governments Mike power NBC news radio the sheriff who was fired after the parkland Florida school shooting could get his job back today the state Senate will vote on whether to reinstate suspended Broward county sheriff's gone Israel governor Rhonda Santa suspended as well for his handling of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school last year and Stanford is topping a list of the world's most innovative universities you're listening to the latest from NBC news radio there could be a leadership change coming in Hong Kong course one of those center has more after months of protests in Hong Kong the Financial Times is now reporting that China is making plans to replace Carrie lam Hong Kong's chief executive the post is filled by appointment by Beijing and according to the report a new chief executive could be appointed by next spring lamb has been at the center of the ongoing protests in Hong Kong that started over a controversy L. extradition bail but I've transformed into pro democracy and anti police brutality demonstrations all the time protesters have been calling for lamb to step down bills and for NBC news radio Boeing is reporting a huge drop in profits for the third quarter the airplane maker is reporting a fifty one percent drop in third quarter profits to one point two billion Boeing is grounded at seven thirty seven MAX since March after two fatal accidents that killed hundreds supporters hope South Carolina will become the next day to pass a tough anti abortion law John Jeffries reports the state Senate medical affairs subcommittee met on Tuesday to discuss house bill thirty twenty better known as the fetal heart be bill if it becomes law it would restrict abortions after the baby's heartbeat can be detected the subcommittee you're sure to set off another debate since they decided to remove exceptions for rape and incest from the bill the bill has been approved in the state house with those exceptions but it is not yet been voted on in the state Senate which is likely to vote on it in early twenty twenty John Jeffries NBC news radio and Pennsylvania will observe a day of remembrance Sunday the one year anniversary of a deadly attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue the shooting a tree of life left eleven worshippers dad governor what the signed a proclamation which also order state flags on Commonwealth facilities to have staff from sunrise until sunset on Sunday wolf honored the eleven victims of the attack last month during a trip to AJ was writing their names in the guest book at the memorial site Lisa Carter NBC news radio.
"lam hong kong" Discussed on KYW Newsradio 1060
"Directed their anger towards Beijing targeting Chinese owned businesses and burning a banner celebrating China's seventieth anniversary the protests at first peace will begin almost immediately after Carrie lam Hong Kong's chief executive announced a ban on wearing masks and future rallies under newly enacted in controversial emergency powers CBS is roomy Inocencio in Hong Kong pro democracy campaigner Bonnie deal young has helped organize several of those demonstration a lot of people feel that state cannot seated on off tomorrow morning and that is so desperate and so hopeless demonstrators continue to fill the streets shouting slogans such as Hong Kong resist going on CBS news back here the unity Cup is a World Cup style soccer tournament in it let's fill it out. Fiennes who were foreign born or want to represent their ethnic background to do it at the same time get to know a little bit about the competition were those people from what they have to offer it all makes up the fabric of Philadelphia's we hear from KYW stressed the noodle Kevin Curran is a local kid who's played soccer most of his life but even playing in college did not give him the cultural experience he's getting is captain of team USA during the unity Cup while you're on the field you know if there's a down time in the game you can you know talk to some of the players and you know learn a little bit more about them for current each game of the tournament is a social studies lesson on a different country a lesson he uses to learn being able to see their flag C. summer their cultural values you know listening to their anthems staying how they represent themselves in the field does say a lot about you know their own country where they come from he says the twenty eight shows just how much of a melting pot Philadelphia is that I've honestly played against a few countries that I've got is I've never heard of in a lot of our players are you know are experiencing for the first time but when carnitine USA take the field October twelfth against Liberian team for the championship he wants a W. more than another lesson we are as motivated as ever and we're ready to get things right Justin who'd okay why W. newsradio do you own a pocket knife if so a company called harbor freight tools now re calling over one million folding pocket knives and here's why according to the recall notice posted on the consumer products safety commission's website the locking mechanism in Gordon folding knives can fail to engage on extension of the blade posing a laceration hazard on the C. P. S. C. website the company said consumers should immediately stop using the recall knives and return them to a harbor freight tools store for a full refund in the form of a five dollar store gift card plus sales tax I'm like for me to us about nine hundred years ago the Catholic Church ban married men from the priesthood. but now some bishops were considering a change to that.
Hong Kong leader pulls extradition bill that sparked massive protests
"And now to Hong Kong where the leader Carrie lam today has fully withdrawn a controversial bill that allowed extradition to mainland China sparking three months of often dramatic protest in the financial help of Hong Kong the decision to cave in to the protesters one of five core demands marking a dramatic U. turn for Carrie lam for months she refused to withdraw the bill the refusal to give ground to protesters on four other demands including greater democracy for the city and an independent commission into police conduct though saying all investigations would be carried out by the existing independent police complaints council known as the I. P. C. C. we'll get some background on all of this from The Washington Post Asia editor but first carry lands announcement. of the five two months raised by the public we have in fact responded on various locations. best on withdrawing the bill. on June fifteenth I announced that the bill was expended. and later re iterated that the bill is that. and that all the legislative work had come to a complete halt. second on setting up a commission of enquiring. the government believes that matters relating to police enforcement actions are best handled by the existing and well established independent police complaints council I. P. C. C. which was set up for exactly this purpose. in addition to handling complaints against individual police officers the I. P. C. C. has undertaken a fact finding study under its power. on the handling of large scale public all the events that took place after June nine. one focus will be the UN long incident on July twenty first which attracted Sears public concern. this study aims to ascertain the facts to assess the police handling of protest and to make recommendations to the government. the I. P. C. C. has established a panel of international experts to assist in its work I will make its findings and recommendations public. but on the metal of the protest being a riot. we have explained that in fact there is no legal effect on how such incidents are described all categorized. the department of justice has a show to the public that each and every prosecution decision is based on the evidence collected as in strict accordance with the relevant local and the prosecution cult. full on dropping charges against protesters and riot and shelving prosecutions. I have explained that this is contrary to the rule of law and it's not acceptable. it also goes against the basic law which states that criminal prosecutions must be handled by the department of justice free from any interference those comments by Carrie lam Hong Kong's leader those remarks on local television earlier today but the Washington post is reporting that that today's move was widely seen as falling short on many fronts including a deep concern over the use of force by riot police Brian Murphy is the Asia editor for The Washington Post. well it's been a rather dizzying twenty four hours will begin with very violent and disruptive protest on the weekend today Carrie lam then withdrew a proposal which had been pretty much put on hold anyway but now it's officially withdrawn and this would have allowed extradition to mainland China this is what triggered the protests back in the spring of but the demands of the protesters have gone far beyond this now and they're saying this this isn't close to even being enough to to get them off the streets CSP from some have given the analogy of Tiananmen Square that this is a modern day Tiananmen Square isn't that. I do think that analogy is a little bit flawed in the sense that this is not really a protest to try to change much what this is trying to do is preserve at least in the minds of the protesters the freedoms that political openness and other special status considerations that Hong Kong has had since ninety eight since nineteen ninety seven when it was returned to Chinese control so it's it's different in a fundamental sense it isn't protesters demanding change as much as seeking a kind of assurance that China isn't going to accelerate or rolled back what they already have we're talking with Brian Murphy he is Asia editor for The Washington Post if you could explain the title special status with that is meant for Hong Kong and how China has dealt with Hong Kong. yeah okay the special status is rather broad but in in the the pillars of it would be a pretty much open western style press much less state control on the financial sector certainly much more political openness and all that radiates from most retailers but those are kind of the the mainstays what China has been doing is in small ways but significant ways to the protesters has been exerting its pressure on the former British colony the idea of the extradition bill was was certainly one of these things saying that they would be able to prosecute crimes that happened in in Hong Kong and this special status like I described before is enshrined at least in the deal to hand over from Britain isn't trying for fifty years so that brings us to twenty forty seven the protesters of course fear that that China is impatient to to on that time line and and is and is. in a systematic way trying to a road some of these some of the things that make Kankan different and you mentioned the Hong Kong leader Carrie lam who is she what's her background and how much authority does she ultimately have the ultimate question of of everyone she is a a career politician in the sense that she was hand picked by Beijing she has been very much a vetted by Beijing which would lead many people to think that she takes all her cues from from the Chinese leadership there is some level of autonomy but. this is again one of the pivot points of of all the arrests now the protesters are saying that she is more or less a puppet of Beijing the Hong Kong administration says no we have the ability to to set our own agenda and but the truth probably lies somewhere in between all that and bottom line the protesters message to Hong Kong and to China too little too late exactly in in those exact words as she was announcing the formal withdrawal of the extradition bill social media came alive with it at that exact message the protesters have essentially a five point. list of demands this was just one of them and the other four are are far from being resolved and in fact some members of Carrie lam his own cabinet say this is as far as they can go in concessions so it doesn't really look like it's going to cool down anything we will follow the development into the evening at a Washington post dot com Brian Murphy Asia editor here in Washington thank you for being with us my pleasure.
"lam hong kong" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist
"Invoking this law you know international business has options singapore's pores of tempting option you know law and order in singapore <hes> and and you know the smoothly functioning economies so i think that <hes> you know rather rather than face many moments of of this kind of crackdown a lot of people's would simply vote with their feet and not only international business student the number of applications from rich hong kong hong kong residents for golden visas in in the u._k. For example despite the political condition additionally the u._k. President have soared so people do have options. They'll when it was invoked in the nineteen twenties. This law caused the economy to crash. We're in a very a different situation now but i i don't really see that. The economy wouldn't crash. It's a growth is already down. It might depend to some some extent on the reaction of the united states which has the option of withdrawing the privileged access to the u._s. Economy that hong kong currently enjoys you know there through any number of potential international consequences for beijing again a big consideration and one of the reasons that they've still very keen that carrie lam frontal this is that beijing seeks to present itself as a benign and and reasonable power and the mortgage oranges obliged to us or feels obliged use force in in hong kong the heart rate is to maintain that we've just had in the last few moments that <hes> carrie harry lam hong kong's leader has insisted. She is going to withdraw the extradition bill. This is the bill which started off. All the protests in the first place and james brings us up to date with that. Would you please that's right. It's breaking news here in hong kong being reported by this outshot morning post that <hes> the kalem going to withdraw the extradition bill this afternoon <hes> as you said this is this is the bill that started all of the protests <hes> but he's only one one of five demands that the the protesters are making of the government <hes> for for them to stop their protests so <hes> it's supposedly sounds like it's a positive step forward carrie lam finally <hes> agreed to to kill the bill <hes> once and for all but <hes> it may be a case ace of a little too late <hes> for for the protesters on they'll be wanting waiting for her to answer the other four demands james chambers in in hong kong and isabel hilton here in the studio. Thank you very much indeed for joining us on monocle twenty four breath ah eighth thirteen in paris seven thirteen if you are in london last night britain's parliament voted to take temporary control from the government in the first round of a forty data battle to stop a no deal brexit immediately after losing the votes the prime minister boris johnson vowed to call a snap general election minutes later the twenty one conservative m._p.'s had rebelled against the government including two former chances of the exchequer and the grandson of winston churchill told there were to be suspended from the party well to try to make sense of another eventful night at westminster delights to save vincent mcilvanney from a urine easter into in the studio. Welcome back vincent you in the thick of it not in the commons last night but down on the part of the proceedings as in the debate for the commons and then on the green as well running back and forth frantically because the mother of all parliaments elements can serve some real fitter and yesterday we saw that one in real time we wash johnson lose his majority when philip dramatically got up and crossed the island was a real day of parliamentary history. It was one of those as just reading that introduction now i thought britain's parliament taking temporary control troll from the the executive would be a huge headline in itself. The prime minister boris johnson losing his first vote as prime minister would be an enormous headline best british prime minister to lose their first vote in the house of commons of by the end of the day..
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"There were many stations where police swooped in and begin pepper spraying people who just happen to be there and that's further infuriated people and unfortunately <hes> the purchasers feel that carrie lam hong kong's chief executive has not listened to their demands for direct democracy and <hes> carrie lam and the people who backing her in beijing also have given no indication that they will back down. That's n._p._r. Beijing correspondent emily chang in hong kong. Emily thank you so much. Thanks robin so we've all seen the pills and yogurts that promote themselves as probiotic supplements but new research shows that perhaps the most probiotic aide out there is the one your grandmother promoted voted the apple and other fresh fruits and vegetables aren't far behind probiotics are alive bacteria that are important for gut health. Yes the many microorganisms microorganisms inside us known collectively as the microbiome over the past couple decades. We've come to better appreciate the need to have diverse kinds of bacteria. Don't kill them all with antibiotics. They're essential but it can be difficult to know what kind of bacteria your gut needs or how much it needs. Probiotic supplements say they boost good bacteria offset antibiotics but they're not always effective. Many are barely regulated and what's good for one person may not be good for another plus. It can change over of course of life. Dr james hamlin writes about all of this in a recent issue of the atlantic where he's a staff writer. His article is the best probiotics joins us from new york and jim. You're taking it all the research you conclude there is an alternative to supplements. <hes> probiotics like yogurts and fermented foods like sauerkraut and that is fresh produce produce in particular. The apple corps explained that yeah well that happens to be what this latest study was done on. We've known that that produce contains microbes and we're starting to quantify that and figure out which sorts are in which kinds and how they should be consumed into ideally get the best microbes. That's far off but an apple itself. An average apple has about one hundred million different microbes in it so it's not a ton hon on the scale that we're talking about but it's still a lot and it's a reminder that we've had these enduring questions like why shouldn't apple be healthier than taking a multivitamin that has the same nutrients in it and you realize there are all these components to it like the fiber and the microbes they're interacting with our gut by omen stimulating relating our immune system in ways that they're still mysterious to us but they're they're sort of confirming the old wisdom that we knew it was healthier to eat a lot of good food and this is a mechanism that might explain why well in part because the apple as opposed to apple juice a processed food has fiber fiber feeds microbes and when we're talking about again microbes inside the app we're not talking about a dirty apple preface kennedy appalachia inside and the corn particular and you write that you have argued..
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"I'm David green that I made to Martin give us your tired your poor those lines etched on the statue of liberty by poet Emma Lazarus are part of our common understanding about what America is what it has stood for since its founding yesterday a top immigration official in the White House can Cuccinelli said he's quote certainly not prepared to take anything down off the statue of liberty but at the same time a new administration rule will fundamentally change who gets to come to this country yes this rule targets immigrants who use public assistance like food stamps housing vouchers Medicaid under the new regulation those immigrants will find it far more difficult to extend their visas or get permanent legal status in the United States here's her Cuccinelli the acting director of citizenship and immigration services outlined the reasons behind the move yesterday at the White House president trump administration is reinforcing the ideals of self sufficiency and personal responsibility insuring that immigrants are able to support themselves and become successful here in America and here's Pam Fessler has been following this and joins us good morning good morning so we just heard Ken Cuccinelli say their this is about self sufficiency personal responsibility I mean these are things that the trump administration is talked about for a while why is this happening now well we've always had a policy on in the U. S. of restricting immigrants who or who might become a public charge as somebody who relies primarily on the government to survive but the law was well we're very vague and with the trump administration is doing is greatly expanding the kinds of aid that can be held against a green card applicant to conclude on nutrition aid healthcare if there looks like they're gonna use it at any time their application could be denied and we should note that we're talking about individuals who are in the country legally right people who have already come through legal means right they just need some help from from the government to make ends meet and legally yeah and legally entitled to these band right so immigration activists I imagine they're not too pleased with this thing that's right there but they're really angry they predict that millions of immigrants and their families are gonna be affected and that this is part of a broader campaign by the trump administration to target both illegal and legal immigration and that is a specially targeted at low income individuals right this is about poor immigrants right there that the advocates say these people are basically being told they are not welcome here's Maria Elena and cop yeah who was executive director of the national immigration law center part and parcel of the larger strategy that this administration has which is basically let's make immigrants lives so horrific and impossible that they will either hi aid because of fear or that they will self deport us and a rich we're already seen an impact on even when rumors began spreading that the administration was going to do this a social service providers health care provider started seen immigrant families pulling out of programs like Medicaid and food stamps even if they were for their American born children because they were worried about what impact it might have on their status so what happens to any of these groups try to challenge this role yeah we're expecting lots of leg litigation the national immigration law center announce within seconds of Cuccinelli announcement that it plans to sue to block the role from going into effect October fifteenth they say the administration did not give sufficient weight to the tens of thousands of objections raised during the rules process they also contend that it's racially motivated that it's meant to discourage people of color from entering the United States which is something that the administration to nice right impairs Pam Fessler force this morning on the story thanks family appreciate it thank you NPR has been investigating the conditions that prisoners and guards face at a jail where Jeffrey abstain died yes so this is called the metropolitan correctional center it's a detention facility in Manhattan and this is where obscene was being held on charges of sex trafficking before he was found dead in his cell on Saturday the department of justice is now demanding an investigation this is Attorney General William Barr speaking yesterday I was appalled and frankly angry to learn of the M. C. C.'s failure to adequately secure this prisoner we are now learning of serious irregularities at this facility they are deeply concerning and demand a thorough investigation and here's national security correspondent Greg my re has been looking into this and joins us Hey Greg Hey Richard so broadly what kind of reputation does this jail half well it's really known for a lot of these high profile figures that have been held there before any before and during their trials we're talking about the mob boss John Gotti the financial fraud stir Bernie made off the drug lord el Chapo while what key goose mine in and out Jeffrey up steam it's also known for pretty tough conditions there prisoners usually stay six to twelve months while they're going through the legal process a very limited data education a recreation facilities I spoke with David Patten he's the head of the federal defenders of New York now this is a non profit that represents several hundred of the roughly eight hundred prisoners that are they are at any given time it he said some of their clients are actually many of the clients are often initially held at Ryker's island now this is the New York City jail notorious for rough conditions and here's what he said about it when we first meet them now after if there's any way they can go back to reikers because this terrible was the conditions are there it can be worth the DMC say well they'd rather go back to writers but getting back to the security element of this Greg L. chapel I mean this is a guy who's famous for for breaking out of of prisons at the so security you would expect to be airtight well it exactly in in in addition to the the cases I've just mentioned like el el Chapo I'm you've had high profile terrorism cases me dating back to the first attack on the World Trade Center in in nineteen ninety three and then more after a nine eleven but the MCC as it's known like many other federal jails and prisons is considered understaffed and this is according to Eric young he heads the the federal union that represents correctional officers he says are simply too few officers working too many hours in overtime shifts he says his problem is cry onyx and there's thousands that need to be higher nationwide and here's what he said about the MCC we didn't ring a bell I could tell you there are dozens and dozens of missing correction officers that if the city so they feel like they've been raising the red flag here Attorney General Barr has promised a thorough investigation but what about all this what you talk to are they expect expecting any changes to come down the pike the really quite skeptical Eric young the union leader we just hope to talk to he said that he had raised these concerns with el Chapo that that we needed they needed more staffing there they had to bring in additional officers from elsewhere and David Patten the defense attorney said he's been doing this work for eighteen years it's been chronic problems a medical problem for medical issues in mental health issues for the prisoners have never been sufficiently addressed in his view well lots of problems and here's Greg Larry on that story thanks Greg sure thing Richard it we're gonna focus in on Hong Kong again because anti government protesters are back occupying the International Airport for a fifth consecutive day yeah this is a major airports a big mess for passengers travelers all flights were grounded there yesterday because of these demonstrations and in the face of these escalating tensions propaganda outlets in China have now been releasing video showing military vehicles gathering near Hong Kong's border it was got merry way on the line she's a reporter with courts magazine based in Hong Kong and she was at the airport watching all this on full two joins us on Skype up merry so that the protesters are back at the airport I understand not as many as before but still they clearly see occupying this particular space as a good way to get their message across why do you think I am back comes down to really two reasons one it really hits the Gulf network pocket at the airport it's direct indirect at associate the impact of really adds up to about five percent of the city's TV so that's why they want to hit the government at the same time it's also highly symbolic place they can get the message across out to international travelers and yes the internationally people all fascinated by airport as a hub of as the symbol of globalization right sure and as soon as people across the world are inconvenienced by in a particular hub of being closed down and people pay more attention I mean let's talk about China's response to this David mentioned that there's this video circulating with that shows Chinese military vehicle vehicles apparently assembling at this border city of you know an hour and a half or so away from from Hong Kong what are we to make it out yes China really has been ramping up their rhetoric over the past two weeks the cooling the Prozac radical and violent it's **** to show signs of terrorism and and kind of within that context what seen more kind of saber rattling of them with the news of this on the trucks gathering earlier we had reports of about a hundred ninety thousand offices police officers during a drill head of the sun yes and the best rate of the people's Republic of China I think old fat of course need to be taken with a grain of salt China really won't stand to gain anything from sending it up people's Liberation Army tricks and the home home and that at the moment I think a loss of less I'll talk about tree and Trixie across the border is just just will say broccoli I mean we talk about this the other day but what is the breaking point here I mean protesters are digging in Carrie lam Hong Kong's chief executive of doesn't appear to be giving in to any of their demands me mainly they want her out right exactly I think come events have occurred the escalation in police tactics this Sunday there's been some talk on forms and in all my transcripts about whether this is the way to go that this kind of destructive a false moving unpredictable forms of protests with a loss of traction and I we have a major March planned for this Sunday and people have also to have it be completely peaceful and perhaps that is where the protesters need to focus our energies on just briefly of is there one protester who stood out to any anecdote you could hear about what these people are telling one woman yes they at the airport toward made in response to the violent scenes on Sunday she cried herself to sleep woke up crying and every time she thinks about the violent she cried again that was quite touching and that this is such an emotional moment for everyone in Hong Kong Hey how reporters sports magazine based in Hong Kong merry we appreciate.
"lam hong kong" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Their shields ricocheted off the streets the area is called mom call described by the tourism board is one of Hong Kong's liveliest overnight skirmishes transformed this popular shopping back up into a violent tableau black clad demonstrators donning facemasks playing cat and mouse with the why it please advancing then retreating as police tried to disperse them once again raising the black flags and signifies they are firing tear gas and they are in the phone calls the summer of discontent began over proposed local legislation that would allow individuals to be extradited to mainland China were legal protections are weak it has grown into the biggest challenge to Beijing says the British handed over Hong Kong to China twenty two years ago Carrie lam Hong Kong to Beijing approve the chief executive said extremists were destroying Hong Kong's stability a young man you'll pick out they even call for a revolution to liberate Hong Kong and that has gone for the on the original political demands they are challenging the one country two systems formula she says many in Hong Kong respect the one country two systems arrangement but protesters do not trust lamb to defend the freedoms the second system extends and which protesters say Beijing is eroding they throw the burden of the spiraling disturbances on the police and alleged heavy handed tactics Janet who chose to be identified by her first name only for fear of police retaliation lives in an area caught up in the fighting the last few days a housewife and occasional demonstrator she says riot police pushed her up against a wall when she and other residents objected to their deployment in their area.
"lam hong kong" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Briefing
"Today. We don't know what it is <hes> but i agree with robert that you know the the the tim henman option is is massively high price gambit for beijing at a time when it's not obvious that the regime could survive if that you know you have a trade war you have slowing economy. You have people who are you know who tolerate if you like the regime but not there's not a lot of i love the party. The party has decided that you know muscular. Nationalism is it is the story that it will give the people but the longer this goes on the more it leaks into into china the more you know it gives people ideas about what what values are whether you know what what hong kong once couldn't we have it too so you know we're a long way off that but but the party obviously thinks about that a great deal and looks at its options and there will come a point when it it it has to take action again agree with robert that if you can find another way of dealing with this it absolutely will and that could be the you know stepping up the arrests of <hes> of activists that could be a mixture of of bribery and intimidation but it's gone a long way and i it's hard to see the people on the streets of hong kong being entirely satisfied with anything less than some cast iron guarantees that there will will be no further erosion of one country two systems and before its time robot. I is this past the point at which a face-saving compromise it's not a climbdown from beijing is an option whether it is formally announcing that they're just going to bury this extradition bill the the compromise originally originally put forward by carrie. Lam hong kong's chief executive was just that we'll we'll kind of. Put it on ice. We won't really pursue it. <hes> if beijing were to a sort of overrule her on that front fronton just say okay fair enough. We didn't really care about it all that much anyway. It wasn't that big a deal. Would that get everybody to go home at this point or because it often happens ends with protests they do start feeding on themselves and that's that's always quite a weird point as well because they can often lose sight of whatever point it was. They were actually trying and merck. I think that what i detect in the world media forum which they've done brilliantly the protesters is that they have a gain gain to use an absolutely key strategic principle they have identified at the center of gravity and the the weather carrie reliance stays or whether there's disagreement saying actually she had fulfilled our <hes> aims and objectives from beijing beyond that it's beyond the extradition addition law what they have got and they have thrown into a world jury very successfully. This is about a one country to to to systems and they've got that on the table. One wonders how much in beijing they really do realize this because i talked to two or three three absolutely they do exist <hes> in u._k..
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"Chanting never again a protest in New Jersey aimed at shutting down an immigrant detention center the group organizing the actions posted the following mission statement to Twitter what the US government is doing at the border and in immigrant communities all around the country is nothing short of a mass atrocity as Jews we were taught to never let anything like the Holocaust happen again we refused to wait and see what happens here now they're calling on Congress to permanently shut down the immigration and customs enforcement in other immigration news NBC news has obtained an internal report by the department of homeland security's office of inspector general revealing horrifying conditions for immigrants being detained on a border patrol facility in el Paso Texas according to N. B. C.'s assessment of the report only for showers were available for seven hundred and fifty six immigrants one half of the immigrants were being held outside and immigrants inside were being kept in cells maxed out and more than five times their capacity border patrol agents arm themselves against potential riots by the mistreated migrants also pro publica just published an investigative piece about a secret Facebook group boasting nine thousand five hundred border patrol agents with those tasked with monitoring the US border routinely make racist and misogynistic men somebody immigrants and others one sociologist quoted in the piece said that the Facebook groups postings reflect what quote seems to be a pervasive culture of cruelty aimed at immigrants within C. B. P. this isn't just a few rogue agents or bad apples in international news protesters in Hong Kong broke into their legislative councils main building and took over spray painting the insides they were cheered on by thousands of others on the outside police who were initially absent eventually cleared the buildings the protests are part of an ongoing uprising against a controversial treaty that would allow extradition to China although Carrie lam Hong Kong's chief executive put the bill on hold she is not completely withdrawn it Iran announced on Monday that it had violated a critical aspect of the two thousand fifteen nuclear deal pertaining to the stockpiling of Lloyd rich uranium international atomic energy agency later confirmed that Iran had indeed exceeded its limit according to The Washington Post Iran has repeatedly threatened to cross the limit laid out in the deal for its stockpile of low enriched uranium unless it receives some relief from sanctions arguing that it has been constrained by the accord but unable to reap the benefits of it since the United States pulled out last year at least forty people were killed in a brutal attack in Kabul Afghanistan on Monday the attack which the Taliban claimed responsibility for damage to school and injured school children it also nearly destroyed a war museum on the TV station it topped took place as Taliban negotiators and thirty third day of peace talks with the US in Qatar out of the forty killed with thirty four civilians but a Taliban spokesman said according to some reports some civilians have been slightly wounded civilians were not the target I don't sit down a mass demonstration in the capital Khartoum on Sunday resulted in seven deaths and nearly two hundred injuries protesters have been demanding a transition to civilian rule after democratic uprising recently over through the dictatorship of Omar al Bashir the Sudanese military has so far refused to relinquish control and Sunday's protest reportedly faced a sniper attacks from the transitional military councils militias and that does it for news headlines today we'll be back with the rest of the show after this break.
Hong Kong's Legislative Council overrun by protesters
"Massive protests in Hong Kong today move from the streets through a police line and into the city's Legislative Council building protesters broke the glass doors and pried open the gates the demonstrations coincide with the twenty two year anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China the protesters demands are many they want Carrie lam Hong Kong's chief executive to step down arrested protesters to be released and they want a controversial extradition bill permanently removed the protests have been mostly peaceful but police use pepper spray and batons in some instances tomorrow's legislative meetings and a flag raising ceremony had been canceled twenty six year old louver Tang has been at the protests most stock gets back into the main entrance of that just that calm so and they stopped moving the barricades I'm trying to match the gloss and also there's a like Medicaid inside the glass and they broke it did you go inside with other protesters no I didn't enter the building were there any police Erin where they pushing back they have us believe that there was like and you're right for you personally liver what was this day like for you it is of a trip on sort of course has to force the government to talk to us so I think for me all I'm just like that well one of the demands that the the protesters have made is to make sure that what happened in these demonstrations it's not called arrived but it's called the democratic movement this will never rights for you what difference does it make what the authorities call what you're doing the first was the peaceful one however it is the police who just like excessive violence yes he guessed palm to order peaceful protesters suit today protesters stormed into the Hong Kong legislature and that's after you know within several weeks of fairly peaceful protests are you worried that the authorities will now look at what you're doing and say no it really is a riot really all customers will walk they have different political charges anyway liver how did you get involved in these protests why were you out there demonstrating today we just don't want to get too close to China and be a very that people in Hong Kong can be sent to China you don't want to get too close to China you don't one Hong Kong to get too close to China but isn't that the whole underpinning of the two systems one nation concept that you are close not if according to the basic law and one country two systems only the national security China government can have right you're in charge what would seem national security is of huge interest right now for mainland China especially after protesters went into other Hong Kong legislature today your movement is supposedly without a leader it's a leader less how are you actually communicating how were people aware that they needed to storm the legislature today just by the media I didn't know and also by the media tell me what you heard from people coming out of the legislature what were they hoping to achieve by spray painting graffiti on the walls and hanging up the the colonial era flag of Hong Kong some of the protesters we are fighting for independence we spoke with Josh along last week who is one of the principal kind of organizer's of these demonstrations certainly something resembling a leader and he said that he does not want independence it was his choice I don't call you Melissa but he is one of the pocket is quite except perhaps are you worried about where all this could lead because there is a base and barracks for the Chinese military in Hong Kong I'm expecting for the Chinese army you come out like they were read at your excessive force by asking an army to clear the protests that intellectually comes up you're talking about June fourth nineteen eighty nine what happened in Beijing a chinaman square yeah yeah and you are concerned about that happening again in Hong Kong I was not concerned what will be expecting that that happened liver Tang one of the many protesters in Hong Kong thanks for being with us thank you
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"Were shaken up. I saw and heard I felt like I was there and I heard loud, boom and I thought collapsed on it felt like a demolition, man. If a LEGO, just drop everything clapsed, it was all up in flames, in the planes are so high so scary. The blast the fire, the gas leak soon after all of that will be investigated by borough police, and the Bergen county prosecutor's office in Ridgefield. Kevin cone WCBS NewsRadio eighty. Well, maybe I'm sorry will work in Hong Kong, or the leader, just apologize for pushing an extradition. Bill triggered all those days of protests, million showed up to protest, and now I public comments about it carry Lam, Hong Kong leader, says the work will not be revived if the current issues cannot be resolved because to spill over the last few months. Has closed so much science and worries and differences in opinion. I will not proceed a game with this legislative exercise, if these fears and anxieties could not be adequately addressed. So they will not send suspected criminals to mainland China. She says she has no plans to resign as demonstrators have been demanding six thirty six. His tensions with Iran, tens of intensify, the US, sending additional troops, one thousand additional troops to the Middle East CBS news. Correspondent Bill Raikov with the story. In a statement acting Defense Secretary, Patrick Shanahan says the additional one thousand troops will be used for defensive purposes in the Middle East against what he calls air naval, and ground base threats Shanahan reiterated that the US who's not trying to provoke Iran. But that the additional troops are to ensure the safety of the military already in the region, and to protect national interests. Particularly in the wake of the attacks onto oil, tankers the Gulf of Oman, those were attacks Iran has. Denied involvement in Bill, Rakoff, CBS news, Washington. It's Tuesday morning in his the eighteenth day.
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"Kong has it become a China style government mouthpiece? Good morning and worked Bancshares on your co host is. My name's huge Overton. I the head of English program services RTHK and also host of current affairs discussion program. King audits K is the public broadcaster. It's also the government broadcaster in that we are fully funded by the government. We're a branch of the government. I'm a civil servant or the employees are civil servants. Or freelancers has this led to some people viewing you as a mouthpiece for the Hong Kong government. It's a claim that sometimes made but not often we have editorial independence the more common complaint. Actually is that we are too critical of the government, and we sometimes get stick for not supporting the government, and people will say the government pays your wages. You should be doing what they want. He also thinks the climate has changed and is worried about the direction Hong Kong is taking the government has a point when it says the risen a problem. Very very few voices are muted in Hong Kong. I think the concern is justified concern that things are moving into worrying direction when people see political parties. Banned for the first time when people see prominent journalists kicked out of Hong Kong when people see authors allowed to speak it certain government, run venues, and so on then people are very concerned senior officials declined to comment citing full shekels when we asked to speak and concerns over freedom of expression, Hong Kong authorities deny media freedom is endangered. In regard to victim mallets case, they insisted it was an immigration matter. Here's chief executive Carrie Lam. Hong Kong's equivalent of prime minister speaking at a recent press conference, and I can assure you the freedom of expression freedom of reporting, our core values in Hong Kong as chief executive I and the Hong Kong government will save got all these rights as enshrined in the basic law, but could the law change, Emily Lau, a veteran politician in the opposition Democratic Party sees the current media controversies in the context of Hong Kong. Political direction. Well, I think many Hong Kong people are now becoming increasingly depressed, and I guess sprit about the prospects. Hong Kong has never had democracy, and we're still fighting for it. And could you just set up for our listeners who maybe don't know Hong Kong? So well, what does the basic low actually say about media freedom freedom of expression in Hong Kong, the basic set that we enjoy those freedoms. Of course, the government said these freedoms are not without limits. So one to say that if you come out to advocate independence, and crossing the red line, then you know, you cannot, but we go have local legislation saying we cannot do those things but against government or Beijing is very keen for Hong Kong to implement local legislation which will forbid acts of treason, sedition theft of state secret and anything that threaten national security. But even then our local legislation on national security should not. Criminalize free speech, which is very important. But the way things are developing people are very frighten that it could criminalize free speech as we were leaving Hong Kong. We heard victim was barred again from entering the region. This time on a tourist visa he was effectively blacklisted. I think there is concerned with Hong Kong because it has always been a bastion of free press. And we want to keep it that way. So that's why there is concern over a place that compared to the rest of Asia is still pretty free. This is Tom Grundy. Again, it is not exactly North Korea or composure Burma the Philippines or India where there are actual killings of journalists and things are a lot worse in other parts of Asia. And Emily Lau. I guess it really depends on whether they're good people who will continue to go into the profession, and who will stay and fight. And also people. At large where they will support these journalists and demand good journalism, but we have to live in hope. This is all we've got. So we just have to do our best. This edition of global business was presented by me. So you see the producer was Arlene gregorious and sound engineer was wrought Falker next in the series looking at global media. We will be hearing about the impact of digital technology. We're in a time that raises fundamental questions about where our country's going and what we stand for the nation. You rely on WNYC NPR for thoughtful, independent reporting and conversations that focus on the issues and confront these questions..