Like most people in the Philippines, we are waiting with some anxiety for the great collision – the moment when super typhoon Hagupit makes landfall on the archipelago’s eastern shore.
Nearly 300 Uighurs have been found sitting in silence on a mountain in Thailand. Asia correspondent John Sparks investigates and traces the escape route of thousands of Uighurs desperate to flee China.
As the protest numbers dwindle, it’s time to take stock. If the demonstrators decide to pack up their tents, what will they have to show for their efforts?
A senior member of a one of Hong Kong’s notorious gangs tells Channel 4 News triad members receive money to disrupt the protest movement and the police do not try to stop them.
Few people think the territory’s leaders – or their Chinese overlords in Beijing – are going to sit down and cut a deal with the protestors, but Hong Kong has changed.
Pro-democracy supporters struck camp in Hong Kong 52 days ago and have built themselves a village. Bailiffs have turned up to help with the government’s new “removal strategy”.
The father of one of the Burmese suspects accused of murdering British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand says the pair were tortured into confessing to the crime.
We saw both two sides of Hong Kong’s intractable political crisis through the steely eyes of the protagonists yesterday afternoon.
They tried to force them out with tear gas. They tried to scare them out with talk of ‘dire consequences’. Now Hong Kong’s police have quietly moved in to strip away barricades.
The main protest site in Hong Kong occupies a large inner-city motorway as well as side streets, bridges and squares and it has been turned into an extraordinary, open-air art gallery.
Will demonstrators return to work or stay out to prolong their protest? As China stiffens its tone, Hong Kong’s chief executive mulls a momentous decision.
Thousands of rival protesters face off in Hong Kong resulting in 19 arrests, prompting fears that the unrest could take a violent turn.
I am standing next to a hundred or so student protestors who look very young and very scared. Just 15 metres or so away are hundreds of angry people shaking their fists and screaming at them.
The underlining concern here is that a rapid escalation of the protests may provoke the authorities – and in particular the Chinese government – into using force against the demonstrators.
Hong Kong’s police force fired tear gas and pepper spray at demonstrators on Sunday. But officers have now withdrawn from the city centre, in a move that has disconcerted protesters.