Yale-NUS College cancelled the "Dialogue and Dissent in Singapore" programme two weeks before it was scheduled to start.
Meeting between Germany's foreign minister and Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong will damage Germany's ties with China, Beijing's envoy to Berlin says, in an unusually direct verbal attack on an important trade partner.
Rows of students and alumni joined hands chanting "Hong Kong people, add oil", a phrase which has become a rallying cry of encouragement for the anti-Beijing protest movement.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she never tendered her resignation to China over the anti-government protests because that would be the "easy way out".
Police fired tear gas from the other side of the barriers, then brought out a water cannon truck that fired regular water and then a blue liquid at protesters.
Au Nok-hin and Jeremy Tam were arrested on suspicion of obstructing police, Tam's Civic Party said on its verified Facebook page.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s statement on killing a controversial extradition bill has been met with more fury than pacification.
Protesters in Hong Kong left the streets, averting possible clashes after haggling for hours with police by moving to areas near the city's government headquarters.
Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow were jailed in August last year for their role in the 2014 Umbrella Movement mass pro-democracy protests, after Hong Kong's government pushed for harsher sentences.
The former British colony has been governed under the principle of "one country, two systems" since 1997, giving it some autonomy over its economic and social systems. But every New Year's Day pro-democracy forces show their frustration.
Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow helped lead the largely peaceful "Umbrella Movement" that blocked major roads for 79 days in 2014, demanding Beijing grant Hong Kong full democracy.
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