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HK police fire pepper ball rounds, arrest 300 people

Channel NewsAsia Hong Kong (CNA): Hong Kong riot police fired pepper pellets to disperse protesters in the heart of the global financial centre today (May 27) and arrested 300 people as new national security laws proposed by Beijing revived anti-government demonstrations. Police also surrounded the Legislative Council where a bill was due to be debated

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6 Thai students returning from Saudi Arabia infected with coronavirus

OFFICIALS manning the Padang Besar checkpoint at Sadao district of southern Songkhla province found six Thai students returning from Saudi Arabia to have been infected with Covid-19 and quickly rushed them to the hospital, Naewna newspaper reported this morning (27.5.2020). All six students are from southern provinces, and aside from two from Songkhla itself, one

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