Hong Kong local polls tests support for ongoing protests

Hong Kong local polls tests 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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News Wrap: China urges U.S. to make a deal to end trade war

News Wrap: China urges U.S. to make a deal to end trade war

WILLIAM BRANGHAM: In day’s other news: Before President Trump spoke today, China calledfor the U.S. to meet it halfway on a trade deal.A Foreign Ministry spokesman in Beijing said the tariff war is hurting both countries.He said the U.S. should follow China’s example in approaching trade talks.GENG SHUANG, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson (through translator): China […]

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News Wrap: China condemns pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong

News Wrap: China condemns pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong

AMNA NAWAZ: In the day’s other news: President Trump announced later today that Congressand the White House have reached a budget deal.It would raise the debt ceiling, the government’s borrowing limit, and set government spendinglimits for two years.The spending blueprints are expected to include big increases for defense and domestic programs.Details are still coming out […]

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