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VOA:Nearly Four Dozen Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Appear in Court

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside a Hong Kong courthouse Monday in a show of support for 47 pro-democracy activists and political figures...

NPR: Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Lawmakers Quit Legislature Over Ouster Of Colleagues

Hong Kong's opposition lawmakers are resigning en masse to protest the expulsion of four fellow pro-democracy legislators that Beijing deems secessionist.

AP: US issues sweeping new travel warning for China, Hong Kong

The U.S. on Tuesday issued a sweeping new advisory warning against travel to mainland China and Hong Kong, citing the risk...

BBC: Hong Kong reports ‘first case’ of virus reinfection

Hong Kong scientists are reporting the case of a healthy man in his 30s who became reinfected with coronavirus four and a...

BBC: Hong Kong: US imposes sanctions on chief executive Carrie Lam

The US Treasury has imposed sanctions on Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam, and 10 other top officials from Hong Kong and...

CNN: Hong Kong postpones legislative elections for a year over coronavirus fears

Hong Kong will postpone legislative elections due to be held in September by one year because of the coronavirus outbreak, the city's leader said...

BBC: Hong Kong ‘seeking arrest’ of fleeing activists

Police in Hong Kong are seeking the arrest of six pro-democracy activists living in exile in Western countries, including the UK, media...

BBC: Hong Kong bars 12 opposition candidates from election

Hong Kong authorities have disqualified 12 pro-democracy candidates from upcoming elections, deepening political tensions in the Chinese territory. Opposition...

BBC: UK unveils new special visa for Hong Kong’s BNO holders

The UK government has unveiled the conditions under which almost three million Hong Kong residents will be able to start on a...

CNN: UK suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty and extends China arms embargo to the city

(CNN) The UK will suspend its extradition treaty with Hong Kong "immediately and indefinitely" due to the controversial national security law implemented in the city by...
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Sunday, October 9, 3-5 pmAt Lake House in Crystal Lake ParkFREE for All Ages Join your fellow park lovers...

Illinois students selected for inaugural Voyager Scholarships

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign juniors are among 100 students nationwide awarded the inaugural Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service, also...