Senator Josh Hawley made the remark as more than 100,000 protesters gathered in downtown Hong Kong, urging the U.S. Congress to pass legislation to sanction officials and police over human rights violations in the Chinese city.

NBA Says Tweet Supporting Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protesters ‘Regrettable’

An official for the Houston Rockets basketball team posted, and quickly deleted, a tweet that read, “Fight for Freedom. Stand with Hong Kong.” In response, China’s basketball association said it was suspending its relationship with the Rockets, and Chinese broadcasters said they would no longer air the team’s games. NBA broadcasts attract a huge audience in China.

Check Your Eyesight and Your Conscience

Hong Kong police have been accused of demonizing pro-democracy protesters by calling them various names, including a mob, cockroaches and yellow objects.

Pork becomes a luxury in China

African swine flu has hit China's pig herds quite hard, causing prices for the country's most popular meat to shoot up.

Love Laced With Hatred

Chinese patriots' professed love for China comes with a lot of fanatical, violent hatred toward other countries and regions.

Closing a back door for China

U.S. senators warn the Trump administration that Hong Kong's special treatment under U.S. law. could enable China to skirt export controls to acquire sensitive technologies.

What Do You Want?

Activists say “too little, too late” after Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam withdraws extradition bill

Dictator’s Toolbox

Cartoonist Rebel Pepper depicts how Beijing has opted to use force, instead of negotiation, when dealing with opposition within China.

Looking at the Sky from the Bottom of a Well

Rebel Pepper comments on Chinese students studying overseas who continue to support Beijing’s policies.

Mexico Seizes Huge Fentanyl Shipment from China

U.S. officials say China is the main source of illicit fentanyl. But China says the U.S. government should do more to reduce demand for the drug.

China Detains British Consulate Staff Member from Hong Kong

Chinese state media say Simon Cheng was detained in Shenzhen for soliciting prostitution. His detention comes after weeks of tension between the U.K. and China. Beijing has warned London not to "interfere" in its internal affairs by commenting on anti-extradition protests in Hong Kong.

Soar Like Hong Kong!

China wants its commercial centers to overtake Hong Kong, but stark differences between the cities remain.

“I Hate My Job”

Chief executive Carrie Lam is under growing pressure as tensions rise in Hong Kong after weekend violence left dozens injured.

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