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Hong Kong police arrest 8 over university protest

By AP and published by Channel NewsAsia Hong Kong: Hong Kong authorities today (Dec. 7) arrested eight people in connection with an unauthorised protest at a university campus last month, police and local media said, amid a widening crackdown on dissent in the semi-autonomous territory. The arrests were reportedly made in relation to a demonstration

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Govt moves to extend visa-free entry to 45 days while allaying Covid-19 fears

THE Foreign Ministry is moving to increase visa free entry from 30 to 45 days in keeping with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s direction to further ease measures for foreigners entering the country, quoted Voice TV as saying today (Dec. 7, 2020). This easing of the visa regulation was mentioned at a meeting of an

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