Tag: Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Renew Europe welcomes the withdrawal of controversial Extradition Bill

Hong Kong: Renew Europe welcomes the withdrawal of controversial Extradition Bill

| September 5, 2019

The Renew Europe Group in the European Parliament has welcomed the decision by the Hong Kong leader, Carrie Lam, to withdraw an extradition bill that has sparked month of demonstrations by pro-democracy campaigners. The permanent withdrawal of the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation (Amendment) Bill 2019 was the primary demand […]

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Human rights breaches in #HongKong, #Russia and at the US-Mexican border

Human rights breaches in #HongKong, #Russia and at the US-Mexican border

| July 18, 2019

On Thursday (18 July), the European Parliament adopted three resolutions taking stock of the human rights situation in Hong Kong, Russia and at the US-Mexican border. Hong Kong The European Parliament calls on the Hong Kong government (HKSAR) to withdraw the proposed and highly controversial amendments to its extradition law, which has caused people in […]

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UK warns #China of serious consequences if Hong Kong rights not honoured

UK warns #China of serious consequences if Hong Kong rights not honoured

| July 2, 2019

Britain warned China on Tuesday (2 July) that there would be serious consequences if the Sino-British declaration on Hong Kong was not honored, saying Britain stood behind the people in the former British colony, writes Alistair Smout. China has condemned violent demonstrations in Hong Kong as an “undisguised challenge” to the ‘one country, two systems’ formula […]

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#Beijing censorship of #HongKong protests will fail say Greens

#Beijing censorship of #HongKong protests will fail say Greens

| June 18, 2019

Around two million people took to the streets on Sunday (16 June) in Hong Kong against the extradition bill despite it being suspended by the territory’s chief executive Carrie Lam.  Reacting to the situation, the European Green Party co-chairs Reinhard Bütikofer and Monica Frassoni said:  “The events in Hong Kong are a turning point in […]

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#EcoTourism – Meridian Adventure Sail

#EcoTourism – Meridian Adventure Sail

| May 30, 2019

Hong Kong headquartered investment company Meridian Capital Limited invests in world-class hospitality assets in spectacular locations. Meridian Adventure, in the south east Asia pacific region, is no exception; funded by Meridian Capital, it is one of the world’s most exclusive adventure groups at the forefront of ocean experiences. It is also a dynamic eco-tourism company […]

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#HongKong and southern #China clean up after #SuperTyphoonMangkhut

#HongKong and southern #China clean up after #SuperTyphoonMangkhut

| September 19, 2018

The financial hub of Hong Kong began clearing up on Monday (17 September) after being battered by one of the strongest typhoons in recent years, with financial markets and offices operating as normal, write David Stanway in Shanghai and James Pomfret in Hong Kong. Super typhoon Mangkhut, with hurricane-force winds well over 200 kilometres per […]

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Global operation #CiconiaAlba delivers major blow to organized crime

Global operation #CiconiaAlba delivers major blow to organized crime

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fifty-two countries and four international organizations teamed up with Europol to deliver a major blow to organized crime groups operating across the European Union and beyond. Co-operation with partners from the private sector was also key to this successful operation. Focusing on disrupting the most dangerous criminal networks currently active, investigators put an emphasis on […]

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