Hong Kong’s local polls test support for ongoing protests

>>Sreenivasan: PRO-DEMOCRACY SUPPORT IN HONG KONG WAS TESTED AT THE POLLS TODAY AS RESIDENTS VOTED IN LOCAL DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTIONS. TURNOUT WAS HIGH AND THE VOTE WAS PEACEFUL, IN CONTRAST TO THE VIOLENT ANTI-GOVERNMENT DEMONSTRATIONS THAT HAVE PITTED HONG KONG’S GOVERNMENT AGAINST PRO-DEMOCRACY DEMONSTRATORS OVER THE PAST SIX MONTHS. 452 SEATS WERE AT STAKE IN […]

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2019 HONG KONG DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTION DAY DRIVING TOUR (ULTRA HD 4K)

https://hongkongwanderingtv.com Hundreds of videos on places in Hong Kong & Macau Subscribe today and click the bell for notifications Today is the 24th November 2019 Hong Kong District Council Election Day We thought this day momentous to shoot a video as never in history will there be so many voters The video was shot around […]

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How will Beijing respond to Hong Kong election results and leaked Uighur documents?

JUDY WOODRUFF: After months of protests in Hong Kong, yesterday brought an extraordinary rebuke of Chinese authority by Hong Kong’s voters in local elections, and another startling revelation about Chinese government persecution of Uyghur Muslims. Amna Nawaz takes a look at both stories. AMNA NAWAZ: Newly elected pro-democracy legislators walking today through debris from last […]

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After months of protest, Hong Kong’s interest in local elections soars

JUDY WOODRUFF: People in Hong Kong will vote on Sunday for members of the District Council. That’s a body that usually focuses on local community issues. But because this is the first election since the beginning of protests that have gripped Hong Kong since May, Sunday’s vote could show just how much support the demonstrators […]

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Hong Kong’s anti-government protests again turn violent

JUDY WOODRUFF: Anti-government protests in Hong Kong erupted into chaos today, leaving two people critically injured. One protester was shot at close range by police. Elsewhere, a pro-China supporter was doused in flammable liquid and set on fire. Hong Kong’s leader vowed to spare no effort to bring an end to the violent demonstrations that […]

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News Wrap: Lebanese government approves economic reforms amid mass protests

JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: Lebanon’s leaders approved economic reforms aimed at stopping mass protests. Vast crowds filled Central Beirut over the weekend in a revolt against the ruling elite. And, today, demonstrations shut down banks and businesses for a fifth day. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri met with his cabinet today, then […]

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