Hong Kong police detain democracy leader on Tiananmen anniversary
Four people identified themselves as plainclothes police officers to Chow outside her office building in the city Central district and said they were arresting her, according to an AFP reporter on the scene.She was placed in a black saloon car and driven away.A police source told AFP Chow had been arrested under section 17A of the Public Order Ordinance, which covers publicising unlawful assemblies.Chow, 37, is one of the vice chairs of the Hong Kong Alliance, the group that organises the huge hermes bag charm replica
candlelight vigils in the city Victoria Park each June 4 to mourn those killed in Beijing deadly 1989 crackdown on democracy supporters in Tiananmen Square.This year vigil has been banned by Hong Kong police, who cited the coronavirus pandemic even though the city has not recorded a case of unexplained local transmission in more than a month.After the ban, the Hong Kong Alliance said it would not run the vigil.Chow, who is works as a lawyer, had previously indicated in press interviews that she planned to go to Victoria Park on Friday night in a personal capacity.Last year vigil was also banned on the grounds of the coronavirus. Tens of thousands defied the ban and rallied anyway in the park. (See: Sea facing unit at V on Shenton for sale at $2.3 mil)The 1,055 sq ft corner unit on the ninth floor of V on Shenton is in the pipeline for a bank auction (Credit: Samuel Isaac Chua/ The Edge Singapore)Edmund Tie says until further instructions from the MiniAdThis Fruit Is An “Anti Aging Wonder”America Top Dietician, Dr. KellyAnn, explains the connection between this one fruit and your battle against agingAFP NewsHistory chasing Serena into French Open second week after Sabalenka exitSerena Williams continued her quest for a record equalling 24th Grand Slam title by reaching the French Open second week for the first time since 2018, after third seed Aryna Sabalenka surprise loss left the veteran American as the highest ranked player in her half of the draw.Reuters SGSingapore Hyflux files for liquidation after investor talks failThe judicial managers of Singapore Hyflux Ltd said they have applied to a court to liquidate the company after talks for an investment into the embattled water treatment firm failed. “Given the negotiations with the investor for an investment in the entire Hyflux Group were unsuccessful and consequently a restructuring not possible, the continuation of the judicial management of the company is no longer necessary,” the managers from Borrelli Walsh said in a stock exchange filing on Friday. They said the remaining value of Hyflux was best realised in a liquidation, adding that remaining bids to buy the company individual assets could be facilitated through winding its up.