Tag: Guangdong Province (China)

A Father-Son Split on Hong Kong Protests Shows City’s Generational Divide

HONG KONG — Wong Yue-kui watched with dismay as a live feed on television showed anti-government protesters peacefully occupying an airport terminal in his city, Hong Kong. This is not going to end well, he thought. Then he saw his son, Kenny, a 38-year-old insurance agent, among the black-clad demonstrators. For weeks, he had been […]

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Carrie Lam: Yes, Hong Kong Does Have a Future

HONG KONG — Does Hong Kong have a future? It’s not the first time such a question has been asked. But the question is being asked more and more often as the city faces a 17th week of social unrest. The future certainly is on the minds of the hundreds of thousands of protesters who […]

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Worker at Britain’s Hong Kong Consulate Is Feared Detained in China

HONG KONG — China appears to have detained an employee of the British Consulate in Hong Kong after he crossed the border into the mainland, his girlfriend said, raising fears that the Chinese authorities might be targeting travelers they suspect of supporting the Hong Kong protests. The apparent detention of the employee, Cheng Man Kit, […]

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British Consular Worker From Hong Kong Feared Detained in China

HONG KONG — A trade officer at the British Consulate in Hong Kong went missing after crossing into mainland China this month, raising fears that the authorities might be targeting travelers suspected of supporting the protest movement. The officer, Cheng Man Kit, who also goes by Simon, traveled to Shenzhen, the city immediately over the […]

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