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  • A protester holds a placard July 29, 2012, during a march in a downtown street in Hong Kong to protest the upcoming introduction in schools of Chinese patriotism classes that they fear will lead to brainwashing. (Associated Press)

    Thousands in Hong Kong protest China patriotism classes

    Tens of thousands including teachers and parents pushing strollers took to Hong Kong streets Sunday to protest the upcoming introduction of Chinese patriotism classes they fear will lead to brainwashing, the latest sign of growing discomfort over Beijing's influence in the semiautonomous territory.

  • Bruce Lee museum proposal shelved in Hong Kong

    Efforts to build a Bruce Lee museum in the late kung fu movie star's hometown of Hong Kong have been stalled again.

  • Relatives of the eight Hong Kong tourists who were killed in the tourist bus hostage crisis, kiss the ground near the bullet-riddled tourist bus during a Buddhist ceremony Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at Rizal Park in Manila, Philippines. The Chinese authorities demanded answers from the Philippines on Tuesday after a 12-hour hostage drama in the heart of Manila ended with eight Hong Kong tourists and their Filipino hostage-taker dead following a day of botched negotiations. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

    China warns travelers after hostage killings in Philippines

    China warned travelers over travel to the Philippines and demanded answers Tuesday over how eight Hong Kong tourists were killed in a hostage stand-off in Manila following a day of botched negotiations.

  • Rolando Mendoza, a dismissed police officer, talks to negotiators during a standoff where he held hostages in a tour bus. Mendoza was later killed after he wounded a police sharpshooter. (Associated Press)

    Hijacker slays eight on Philippine bus

    A 12-hour hostage drama aboard a Philippine bus ended in bloodshed Monday, with at eight Hong Kong tourists dead along with the disgruntled ex-policeman who hijacked the vehicle and demanded his job back, officials said.

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