I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to substantially increase Sanctions on the country of Iran!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 18, 2019
Brawling broke out of the streets of Hong Kong’s North Point district on Sunday night after a day of anti-government protests.
US President Donald Trump has authorised the release of US oil reserves after Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities were attacked by drones.
Trump said on Sunday he authorised the release of oil from the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve if needed in a quantity to be determined because of Saturday’s attack.
“Based on the attack on Saudi Arabia, which may have an impact on oil prices, I have authorised the release of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, if needed, in a to-be-determined amount sufficient to keep the markets well-supplied,” Trump said on Twitter.
Source: Trump authorises US oil release
Uncle Wong is part of Protect the Children, a community group whose members put their bodies between the police and young Hongkongers protesting against the government.
Waving his walking stick in the air and wearing swimming goggles to protect against teargas, he tries to reason with police and provide a distraction to allow activists to evade arrest.
As tensions continue to rise between protesters and police, however, so does the emotional burden on Uncle Wong
Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters sang God Save the Queen and waved the union flag as they rallied outside the British consulate on Sunday to demand the UK ensures China honours its commitments to the city’s freedoms. The Sino-British joint declaration, signed in 1984, laid out a ‘one country, two systems’ formula ‘We will not surrender’: Hongkongers rally for support outside UK consulate