The Straits Times (Singapore)
BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) - China has rejected the Hong Kong High Court's decision to overturn a controversial mask ban aimed at quelling violent protests.
WASHINGTON (The Straits Times/ANN) - The United States Senate unanimously passed a Bill in support of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong on Tuesday evening (Nov 19), setting up diplomatic and economic sanctions if Washington deems Beijing to have crossed the line in eroding Hong Kong’s autonomy.
HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) - The stand-off between anti-government protesters barricaded inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and riot police continued without a resolution into the early hours of Tuesday (Nov 19).
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - On political culture, Mr Chan said that while political systems need to represent the diverse interests of people, what is more important is to find ways for these different interests to co-exist.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Electronics could see further stabilisation into year end and manufacturing might emerge from recession in 2020