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It is illegal under Hong Kong law to use food, drink, or entertainment for the purpose of influencing how another person might vote.
HONG KONG (South China Morning Post): Is Apple Daily more than a newspaper?
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan judge Martha Koome has defended dissidents and helped to write women's rights into the constitution - now parliament has confirmed her to be the first female chief justice in a country where the role is particularly sensitive.
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's congress on Tuesday named two opposition-linked figures in a new elections council, the make-up of which is keenly observed by Western diplomats pressing for free and fair elections in the South American nation.
HONG KONG (Xinhua): The West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts of Hong Kong on Wednesday (March 10) ruled that nine defendants, including media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, Democratic Party founder Martin Lee Chu-ming and former legislator Albert Ho Chun-yan, have a case to answer for their involvement in an illegal assembly in 2019.
HONG KONG, Sept 6 (Reuters): Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in the Asian financial hub of Hong Kong on Sunday to demonstrate against a new national security law imposed by China and the postponement of legislative elections.
MANILA (AFP): A former Philippine congressman and religious cult leader was arrested Thursday over his wife's killing and corrupt practices, police said, ending a years-long manhunt.
(Reuters) - U.S. flags were flown at half-staff on Saturday at the White House, federal properties and several states as politicians and activists voiced an outpouring of grief and appreciation for civil rights career of U.S. Representative John Lewis, who died on Friday of pancreatic cancer at age 80.
TAIYUAN, July 10 (Xinhua): Zhang Jiehui, a former legislator of north China's Hebei Province, was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Friday for taking bribes.
HONG KONG: At the height of last year’s protests in Hong Kong, Daniel Wong Kwok-tung regularly received late-night requests from a mysterious group known as Spark Alliance to provide legal assistance to demonstrators rounded up in street battles with police.