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Beijing says that Germany’s “public sympathy” for extradition bill protesters had “incited the violent entry” into Hong Kong’s legislature building. https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3019789/german-politicians-blasted-china-visit-over-hong-kong-unrest?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563895884
Beijing says that Germany’s “public sympathy” for extradition bill protesters had “incited the violent entry” into Hong Kong’s legislature building.

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3019789/german-politicians-blasted-china-visit-over-hong-kong-unrest?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563895884 - POPme!
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“We trusted Americans to help us in the war against terror, and now Trump is threatening us with genocide,” a Facebook user in Afghan said. https://www.scmp.com/news/world/middle-east/article/3019775/afghan-president-ashraf-ghani-seeks-clarification-after?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563895301
“We trusted Americans to help us in the war against terror, and now Trump is threatening us with genocide,” a Facebook user in Afghan said.

https://www.scmp.com/news/world/middle-east/article/3019775/afghan-president-ashraf-ghani-seeks-clarification-after?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563895301 - POPme!
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Fining those who fail to provide financial support for their aging parents is the government's way of saying it’s done caring for the elderly, said one netizen. (Via Inkstone) https://www.inkstonenews.com/society/chinese-countys-plan-punish-unfilial-children-sparks-elderly-care-debate/article/3019753?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563886961
Fining those who fail to provide financial support for their aging parents is the government's way of saying it’s done caring for the elderly, said one netizen. 

(Via Inkstone)

https://www.inkstonenews.com/society/chinese-countys-plan-punish-unfilial-children-sparks-elderly-care-debate/article/3019753?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563886961 - POPme!
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“When Xi says ‘I can fish,’ who can prevent him?” Duterte asks. He adds that allowing China to fish in the West Philippine Sea helps avoid war. https://www.facebook.com/scmp/videos/459859244794631/
“When Xi says ‘I can fish,’ who can prevent him?” Duterte asks. He adds that allowing China to fish in the West Philippine Sea helps avoid war.

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Fake news and viral rumours are coming out of both camps, with academics warning it could fuel fears and deepen the split in the city even further. https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3019813/rumours-and-fake-news-shared-online-risk-further-polarising?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563888501
Fake news and viral rumours are coming out of both camps, with academics warning it could fuel fears and deepen the split in the city even further.

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3019813/rumours-and-fake-news-shared-online-risk-further-polarising?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563888501 - POPme!
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Harrowing footage showed victims begging the mob for mercy and blood smeared on the ground of the MTR station.

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3019669/how-marauding-gang-struck-fear-yuen-long-leaving-pregnant?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563889357 - POPme!
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Alex Lo believes the "disturbing" reaction from authorities to Sunday's brutal attack will only plunge the government into an even deeper crisis. https://www.scmp.com/comment/opinion/article/3019776/police-must-not-forget-they-protect-everyone?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563888685
Alex Lo believes the
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In Pictures: The Wonders Of Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu, the ancient citadel high up in Peru’s Andes mountains, was rediscovered by American explorer Hiram Bingham 109 years ago. Built six centuries ago, the once-forgotten city in the Cusco region is a rare surviving example of the ancient Inca civilisation, and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Full Gallery: https://sc.mp/botn https://sc.mp/botn
In Pictures: The Wonders Of Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu, the ancient citadel high up in Peru’s Andes mountains, was rediscovered by American explorer Hiram Bingham 109 years ago. Built six centuries ago, the once-forgotten city in the Cusco region is a rare surviving example of the ancient Inca civilisation, and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

Full Gallery: https://sc.mp/botn

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With the world watching the protests and several countries issuing travel alerts, tourist footfall is dropping sharply. https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/hong-kong-economy/article/3019808/hong-kong-bracing-dip-hotel-occupancy-amid-series?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563886147
With the world watching the protests and several countries issuing travel alerts, tourist footfall is dropping sharply.

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/hong-kong-economy/article/3019808/hong-kong-bracing-dip-hotel-occupancy-amid-series?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563886147 - POPme!
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To put it simply: they don’t know what Star Trek: Picard is or why they should care. https://www.abacusnews.com/digital-life/professor-x-helps-boost-his-dark-materials-china-country-baffled-picard/article/3019568
To put it simply: they don’t know what Star Trek: Picard is or why they should care.

https://www.abacusnews.com/digital-life/professor-x-helps-boost-his-dark-materials-china-country-baffled-picard/article/3019568 - POPme!
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Sales of secret filming gear is rampant in China, both online and offline, raising concerns about people’s privacy and safety. https://www.abacusnews.com/digital-life/illegal-spy-cameras-are-still-easy-find-shenzhens-gadget-paradise/article/3019689?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563883388
Sales of secret filming gear is rampant in China, both online and offline, raising concerns about people’s privacy and safety.

https://www.abacusnews.com/digital-life/illegal-spy-cameras-are-still-easy-find-shenzhens-gadget-paradise/article/3019689?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563883388 - POPme!
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These garish light extravaganzas have been called tacky and critics say they detract from a place’s rich history and culture. https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel-leisure/article/3019699/unsustainable-living-how-crazy-light-shows-are-damaging?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563877720
These garish light extravaganzas have been called tacky and critics say they detract from a place’s rich history and culture.

https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel-leisure/article/3019699/unsustainable-living-how-crazy-light-shows-are-damaging?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563877720 - POPme!
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The "loyal communist warrior" was known in China and abroad for his hardline backing of the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown. https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/3019792/former-chinese-premier-li-peng-dies-aged-90?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563880250
The
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Hong Kong is filled with tasty, wild plants that you can pick and eat. For more stories like this, follow Goldthread. https://www.facebook.com/scmp/videos/207066136912904/
Hong Kong is filled with tasty, wild plants that you can pick and eat.

For more stories like this, follow Goldthread.

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One image posted online showed someone aiming a middle finger at the graves, which had profanities spray-painted on them. https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3019750/pro-beijing-lawmaker-junius-ho-storms-out-live-tv-interview?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563879734
One image posted online showed someone aiming a middle finger at the graves, which had profanities spray-painted on them.

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3019750/pro-beijing-lawmaker-junius-ho-storms-out-live-tv-interview?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563879734 - POPme!
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The pair could be behind bars for more than a decade after police found a bag containing 1 gram of cocaine in one of their trouser pockets. https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/3019767/australian-duo-arrested-bali-nightclub-face-12-year-jail?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563874554
The pair could be behind bars for more than a decade after police found a bag containing 1 gram of cocaine in one of their trouser pockets.

https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/3019767/australian-duo-arrested-bali-nightclub-face-12-year-jail?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563874554 - POPme!
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A US admiral says there are "clear indicators" of Beijing’s increased presence in the Pacific, even in US territories there. https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/geopolitics/article/3019774/us-steps-its-activities-pacific-counter-chinas-growing?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563875745
A US admiral says there are
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In Yuen Long, where life is beginning to return to normal after unprecedented violence, residents say they have lost all faith in the city’s police. https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3019766/yuen-long-recovers-anxiety-looms-over-weekend-protest?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563873912
In Yuen Long, where life is beginning to return to normal after unprecedented violence, residents say they have lost all faith in the city’s police.

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3019766/yuen-long-recovers-anxiety-looms-over-weekend-protest?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563873912 - POPme!
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Every Hong Kong resident aged 18 and over could receive HK$8,000 as part of a plan to boost retail after the recent mass protests. https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3019760/hong-kong-government-should-hand-out-hk8000-cash-all?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563872596
Every Hong Kong resident aged 18 and over could receive HK$8,000 as part of a plan to boost retail after the recent mass protests.

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3019760/hong-kong-government-should-hand-out-hk8000-cash-all?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1563872596 - POPme!