HONG KONG - Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades. Full Article
SYDNEY - Asian markets were in hesitant mood on Tuesday as investors wondered what China's response would be to civil unrest in Hong Kong, while the U.S. dollar was on track to post its biggest monthly gain in well over a year.
“They used to think of us as snake charmers!” boomed Narendra Modi, shortly after receiving an electrifying welcome in New York City. “Now they know we play with mice, not snakes,” he said, in a well-received reference to India’s booming IT industry. Commentary