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Throughout the whole process, the Central People's Government took the position that they understood why we have to do it, they respected my view and they supported me all the way.

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, on the decision to withdraw the extradition Bill

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Our government continuously takes away our freedoms and that's why people are coming out.

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Now when you think about it, did (tech) create or destroy jobs? No, it changed the nature of jobs.

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No investor would put in money, no bank would give me a loan, the government wouldn’t issue permission for us to rebuild. Even if I reopen my business, we would have no customers. Bottom line is, nobody thinks Talise is safe.

A business owner at Talise in Indonesia’s Palu city, taking stock a year after the earthquake and tsunami

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They don’t just see me as a nurse. They see me as family. And I think it comes from seeing that we are genuinely here to help them for the long term.

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