Pressenza Hong Kong

News published by the Pressenza Bureau in Hong Kong

Xi Jinping elected to third term in office

President Xi Jinping was re-appointed General Secretary of the Communist Party of China this past Saturday during the final session of the Communist Party’s National Congress, marking the beginning of Xi’s third term as leader of the Chinese giant. Lawmakers…

Xi Jinping calls for fight against corruption, bureaucracy and formalism

The leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Xi Jinping, opening the 20th Party Congress in Beijing, called for a relentless fight against corruption, bureaucracy and formalism until they are uprooted. He called corruption “the biggest tumour, malignant and…

Peace Boat to Receive Award as Lifetime Organizational War Abolisher of 2021

Today, September 13, 2021, World BEYOND War announces as the recipient of the Lifetime Organizational War Abolisher of 2021 award: Peace Boat. An online presentation and acceptance event, with remarks from representatives of Peace Boat will take place on October 6,…

Hong Kong 2020 Commemoration of the Tiananmen Square Massacre In Pictures

Defying a government ban, thousands of people in Hong Kong attended the traditional commemoration of the 1989 Tiananmen Massacre and suppression of the Chinese Students’ democratic movement. For the first time in 31 years, Hong Kong authorities refused to grant…

The Space In Between

by Marites Guingona-Africa In this in-between place of quarantine, our lives have been put on hold. For so many weeks we have waited and wondered when we can go out and return to our normal lives again, when we can…

Protests against Beijing’s National Security Law: A View from the Ground

In spite of the Corona-virus Pandemic that has swept throughout the planet, unrest in Hong Kong has remained unabated, with news of arrested activists and contentious wrangling among lawmakers even during the lockdown which has virtually paralyzed whole cities and…

Hong Kongers Protest against the National Security Law in spite of the Pandemic

After a pause due to Covid-19, Hong Kong is again in turmoil as thousands of activists, students and citizens took to streets to protest against China’s tightening grip. Protesters battled it out against the police in the business and shopping…

Nonviolent Afghans Bring a Breath of Fresh Air

By Dr Hakim* Grade 12th Afghan student Jamila Omary asked, “Do you have any plans to arm yourselves, because of the threats and dangers you have faced?” Iqbal Khyber answered, “No. Though it is easy to buy weapons today, arming…

Human Lives. Human Rights: President Duterte’s War on Drugs

By Karina Lagdameo President Duterte’s war on drugs is just that—a war and deadly. For over a year now, every day brings news of killings in the streets of the capital and in other parts of the archipelago. The pattern…

Northeast appears safe for scribes

By Nava Thakuria* Northeastern part of India, which often receives media headlines for relentless troubles and violent incidents, has completed one more year with no journo-casualty. For record, the region has not reported any murder of scribes in the last…

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