On Tuesday, the Senate unanimously agreed to a new bill fortifying U.S. support for Taiwan, which Beijing considers a future part of a unified China.
A drop in tourism has thinned the crowds, but locals assert the city is safer than you would think.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said China was "strongly indignant" after Pence delivered his speech.
Vice President Mike Pence has said that China is "exploiting corporate greed" by dealing with American companies such as Nike and the NBA, but as Indiana Governor in 2013 he approved millions of dollars in incentives to companies which offshored American jobs to China.
The November elections are for local councils but are set to become a proxy vote on the government's handling of the months-long protests and Beijing's encroaching influence in the territory.
The child baited a cameraman by holding a Clippers t-shirt, but as soon as the camera panned to him, he dropped the Clippers shirt and held up a shirt in support of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
Protestors clashed with police during an illegal protest on Sunday, where protesters vandalizing pro-China businesses were met with tear gas and water cannons.
Andrew Duncan, identified as a "producer and activist" by journalist Yashar Ali, bought 300 seats for Chinese pro-democracy activists to protest at NBA game.
The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 bill would allow the U.S. to sanction Chinese and Hong Kong officials believed to be undermining the territory's autonomy.
You, of all people, should know the difference between totalitarian countries and free ones.
At least 750 children have been arrested by Hong Kong police since mass anti-government protests broke out in June.
"We all have freedom of speech, but at times, there are ramifications for a negative that can happen," James said to reporters Monday night.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam pulled out of the meeting when she discovered that Ted Cruz had told reporters about the plans.
"I feel like the punishment for me is too harsh. I believe they ban me because of the pressure from China."
Denise Ho said China's aggressive approach to freedom of expression is only making its reputation worse and its situation more difficult.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's remarks reveal a growing respect for the sports community's right to advocate for the causes they care about. And yes, that includes international human rights.
The demonstrator's sign has resonated with many fans of J.K. Rowling's series.
Kerr later said he wasn't going to comment any further about the Hong Kong protests.
The 'South Park' episode banned in China titled "Band in China," was screened to a large gathering on a busy urban street in Hong Kong on Tuesday night.
"We have verified with the Hong Kong Cybersecurity and Technology Crime Bureau that the app has been used to target and ambush police," Apple said in a statement.
ESPN bans discussing politics
Fans of "Hearthstone" are outraged by Blitzchung's recent ban from competitive play.
The league's response to Morey's tweet, which has inflamed tensions in a key basketball market, has generated its own backlash in the U.S.
A large cast of Fox News figures and Republican lawmakers ridiculed the NBA for apologizing to China after the Houston Rockets general manager tweeted out his support for the Hong Kong protesters.
It follows tweets made by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey in support of Hong Kong protesters.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the ban was needed as a "deterrent to radical behavior" following months of anti-government protests.
Tsang Chi-kin, 18, is the first person to have been shot with live ammunition since the beginning of mass anti-government protests in June.
An 18-year-old protester was shot by a police officer during clashes on Tuesday—the first time an activist has been hit by live ammunition.
President Xi Jinping is running a ruthless police state dictatorship, and any fantasies claiming otherwise betray the people fighting for freedom in Hong Kong and elsewhere.