‘Ten Years’: Dark vision of Hong Kong’s future proves surprise box office hit

CNN | 21 January 2016 A protester douses her body in petrol and sets herself alight outside the British consulate. Government assassins kill a local politician to spark a riot that will allow them to seize greater control. Uniformed “youth guards” attack a bookshop accused of selling banned materials. This is Hong Kong in 2025, …

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Xi Jinping ‘devastating’ for human rights in China: Rubio

CNN | 8 October 2015 U.S. Senator and Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio has blasted the human rights record of Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Rubio, who co-chairs the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), said that “human rights and the rule of law have suffered a devastating blow” since Xi assumed the presidency. “By nearly every …

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US President Barack Obama (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping have a drink after a toast at a lunch banquet in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing November 12, 2014.

White House should threaten Great Firewall to curb Chinese cyber attacks, experts say as Obama-Xi summit nears

SCMP | 28 August 2015 As the world recalls how two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan to end the second world war in Asia 70 years ago, a digital deterrent of a similar magnitude could be Washington’s only way to stop cyber attacks from the latest Asian aggressor, China, experts say. United States president …

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