Hong Kong, Hong Kong - Law professor Benny Tai (L) and Sociology Professor Chan Kin-man are escorted by Correctional Services Department guards as they are taken to Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre after being sentenced to a 16-month imprisonment in Hong Kong on April 24, 2019 for their role in the 2014 Occupy Movement. The three high profile leaders of Occupy Central, one of the greatest experiences of civil disobedience in the history of the territory, were sentenced to 16 months in prison; six other collaborators were handed down lighter sentences. Benny Tai and Sociology Professor Chan Kin-man, received 16 months and are already in prison. Pastor Chu Yiu-ming, 75, also sentenced to 16 months, was sentenced due to his age and health. All of them are convicted of conspiring to disturb public order and inciting others to this.
Tokyo, Japan - Japan's new Imperial era name Reiwa on display at WAKO department store in Ginza on April 01, 2019, Tokyo, Japan. The Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga announced ''Reiwa'' as new Imperial era name today, April 1st. The new era will start on May 1st when the Crown Prince Naruhito ascends the throne, after his father, Emperor Akihito, formally abdicates on April 30.
Tokyo, Japan - Miho Takeda a member the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo2020) shows the Torch Relay emblem during a news conference to unveil the Olympic Torch and the emblem on March 20, 2019, Tokyo, Japan. The torch shaped as cherry blossom flower will be used for depicting the Torch Relay. The Olympic flame is scheduled to arrive from Greece in Japan on March 20, 2020.
Hanoi, Vietnam - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's armored limousine, surrounded by his phalanx of burly bodyguards, rolled into Vietnam's capital Hanoi Tuesday Feb 26, 2019 ahead of a summit with U.S President Donald Trump. (Alan Siu/EyePress)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Inter Europol Competition team of Poland competes during the Asian Le Mans Series Finale at Sepang F1 International Circuit in Selangor outside of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on February 24, 2019. (EyePress Newswire/FL Wong)
Palu, Indonesia - Earthquake and tsunami wage the city of Palu, Indonesia's Central Sulawesi, on Friday, September 28, 2018. Food and supplies are trickling into Indonesia as the official death toll from last week's earthquake and tsunami has now topped 1,400 people. In Palu, the situation is increasingly desperate, but 17 countries including the U.S. have promised to send aid. The city of more than 350,000 people has no running water or electricity. Food and water is scarce, as are the tools to recover the dead. (Jafar Bua/EP Image)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Malaysian soldiers march during the 61st Malaysia Independence Day celebrations in Putrajaya outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 31, 2018. Hari Merdeka (Independence Day) is a national day of Malaysia to commemorate the independence of the Federation of Malaya from the British colonial rule on August 31, 1957 and is celebrated on August 31 each year. (EyePress Newswire/FL Wong)
Hong Kong, Hong Kong - Health workers with radiation protective suit stand by at a pier as evacuees arrive for radiation monitoring during a Codenamed Checkerboard II, the Daya Bay Contingency Plan (DBCP) exercise in Hong Kong on Dec 20 2017. The drill which tested the response capabilities of the Government in dealing with serious nuclear incidents continued this afternoon. The starting scenario of the exercise this morning simulated fault events at the Guangdong Daya Bay Nuclear Power Station (GNPS), which led to an off-site emergency situation involving a release of radioactive materials. Relevant government bureaux and departments co-ordinated various measures to respond to the incident. (Alan Siu/EyePress)
Palu, Indonesia - Unit of Mobile Brigade, an elite forces belonging to the Indonesian National Police, take part in the hunt for terrorists group, Easteren Indonesian Mujaheddin, led by Santoso in Poso, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, on March 25, 2016. Not less than 2000 personnel of the Armed Forces of Indonesia and the Indonesian National Police of all units joined in Operation Tinombala 2016 to hunt the terrorist leader, Santoso and his group. Operation Tinombala 2016, 2nd will be over the next two months. (Jafar G Bua/EyePress)
13TH ASIAN FILM AWARDS WINNERS
March 18, 2019 > China By Alan Siu/EyePress
South Korea singer-actor Kim Jae-joong poses after winning the AFA Next Generation Award of the 13th Asian Film Awards in TVB City, Hong Kong, Sunday, March 17, 2019
RENAULT, NISSAN AND MITSUBISHI MOTORS ALLIANCE
March 12, 2019 > Asia By Rodrigo Reyes Marin/EyePress
March 12, 2019, Yokohama, Japan - (L to R) Renault CEO Thierry Bollore and Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard join hands with Nissan Motor President and CEO Hiroto Saikawa and Mitsubishi Motors Chairman and CEO Osamu Masuko during a news conference at Nissan Global Headquarters in Yokohama. Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors announced a new start for the Alliance Opera ...
CHINA FASHION WEEK
October 26, 2018 > China By John Sun/EyePress
A model wearing a creation inspired by the Yi minority during the A Niu A Ga collection at China Fashion Week in Beijing on October 26, 2018. (John Sun/EyePress) ...
2019 WTA SHENZHEN OPEN
January 4, 2019 > China By Alan Siu/EyePress
Russia 's Maria Sharapova serves against Belarus 's Aryna Sabalenka during the 2019 WTA Shenzhen Open tennis tournament in Shenzhen city, China , 4 January 2019. ...
March 18, 2019 > Europe By Alan Siu/EyePress
British and EU flags in London.. Britain could ask the European Union for a Brexit delay even after the blocís March 21-22 summit, a senior diplomat said, suggesting that the decisive moment for the stalled divorce deal might still be some time ahead. (Alan Siu/EYEPRESS) ...
DONALD TRUMP ATTENDS APEC
November 11, 2017 > Asia By Pool/EyePress
U.S President Donald Trump attends the APEC meeting in Hanoi, Vietname, on Nov 11, 2017. (Pool/EyePress) ...