Asia

  1. Taiwan rebukes China for tourism ban amid rising tension

     Taiwan’s president on Thursday rebuked China over a ban on individual permits for its visitors to the self-ruled island, saying the move aimed to manipulate coming presidential elections, amid heightened tension with the giant neighbor.

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    Politics
    Taiwan rebukes China for tourism ban amid rising tension
  2. Clashes at latest Hong Kong anti-extradition march

    Tens of thousands rallied in Hong Kong on Sunday driven by deep-seated anger at the government’s handling of an extradition bill which has revived fears of Beijing attempting to erode freedoms in the former British colony.

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    Society
    Hong Kong activists protesting Chinese traders clash with police