Hong Kong arrested 19 people, some believed to have organized crime ties, during a night of running brawls stretching into Saturday as mobs tried to drive pro-democracy protesters from the streets where they’ve held a weeklong, largely peaceful demonstration.
By Nestor Corrales
The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday deployed 10,000 policemen to secure Metro Manila as President Benigno Aquino III delivers his State of the Nation Address (Sona).
By Erika Sauler
The director of the Quezon City Police District urged protesters during President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday (July 28) to “be mature enough” so as not to create unnecessary trouble or injuries.
Thailand’s army is deploying thousands of troops and police officers across Bangkok to stop protesters from gathering to rally against the country’s May 22 coup.
Some 2,000 people demonstrated in support of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in his northwestern home state Wednesday, chanting “release him” following his weekend arrest.