Hawaii State News, evening edition, 06/15/2019


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Activists push Sunday protest despite Hong Kong bill delay

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are planning a mass protest Sunday even after the territory’s embattled leader Carrie Lam sought to quell public anger by shelving an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted apprehension about relations with mainland China. Read more

After bill fiasco, Hong Kong chief fights for political life

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to authority.Read more