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US sanctions Hong Kong's pro-China leader, other officials

The officials are accused of cooperating with Beijing’s effort to undermine autonomy and crack down on freedom in Hong Kong

08 Aug 2020 10:12 AM

New Zealand suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty over Chinese security law

Australia, Canada and the UK suspended extradition treaties with Hong Kong earlier this month

28 Jul 2020 1:48 PM

Hong Kong protesters adapt signs, slogans to skirt new law

Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong have adapted their methods to try to make their voices heard without violating the law

21 Jul 2020 1:43 PM

China says US blocking its development, summons ambassador in Beijing

China accuses that US president Donald Trump's recent Hong Kong Autonomy Act is an attempt to curb its developments

16 Jul 2020 10:25 AM

Young activists, localists top Hong Kong's unofficial pro-democracy polls

Leader Carrie Lam warned that the election could be considered subverting state power under the city’s new national security law

15 Jul 2020 11:41 AM

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Hong Kongers pour in to vote in unofficial election held by pro-democracy camp

The pro-democracy elections were held despite government warnings that it may be in breach of new security law imposed by China

12 Jul 2020 2:07 PM

Australia extends visas for Hong Kongers in response to China’s security law

Countries like Canada and Britain too looking at options to accommodate Hong Kong residents fleeing the country

09 Jul 2020 12:06 PM

WHO halts hydroxychloroquine, HIV drugs in COVID trials

Another branch of the WHO-led trial is also looking at the potential effect of Gilead’s antiviral drug remdesivir on COVID-19

05 Jul 2020 10:21 AM

'Hidden language': Hong Kongers get creative to mark dissent against security law

Apart from word plays, residents are using even Chinese Communist Party dogma to express their frustration through sarcasm

04 Jul 2020 3:09 PM

Hong Kongers worried about being targeted by national security law scrub social media history

With mainland China enforcing the law, views such as wanting independence became outlawed overnight.

03 Jul 2020 8:41 PM

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Hong Kongers clean up their chat histories in face of security law

Certain political views such as wanting independence became illegal and rights groups warn this will choke civil liberties and free speech

03 Jul 2020 1:11 PM

'The world should stand up to China over Hong Kong'

Pro-democracy activist Nathan Law explains how Hong Kong’s fate shows China’s true authoritarianism

03 Jul 2020 10:11 AM

Australia considering to provide 'safe haven' for Hong Kongers

China’s parliament passed the controversial national security law for Hong Kong on Tuesday against disapproval from international community

02 Jul 2020 10:45 AM

Hong Kong police make first arrest under new security law

Police force had issued statement that they would consider protesters promoting Hong Kong’s separation from China as illegal

01 Jul 2020 12:44 PM

Hong Kong unions, students fail to get support for strikes against security law

Anti-government demonstrations have lost momentum due to higher risk of arrest and failing to get approval for crowd gathering due to corona

21 Jun 2020 12:03 PM

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China passes draft of controversial Hong Kong security law

The law is expected to bring about the most profound change to the former British colony’s way of life since it returned to Chinese rule

18 Jun 2020 4:48 PM

Candles to light up Hong Kong on fraught Tiananmen anniversary

The anniversary strikes a sensitive nerve this year as Beijing moves to impose national security law that could crush freedoms in Hong Kong

04 Jun 2020 9:46 AM

UK to change immigration rules if China imposes security law on Hong Kong

About 350,000 Hong Kongers currently hold British National Overseas passports and another 2.5 million would be eligible to apply for them

03 Jun 2020 1:13 PM

Tensions simmer in Hong Kong as controversial anthem law back up for debate

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam accuse foreign governments on Tuesday of 'double standards' in their reaction to Beijing’s plans

03 Jun 2020 10:37 AM

US firms in Hong Kong awake to 'sad day' as Trump vows to curb economic ties

Trump said Beijing had broken its word over Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy by proposing new national security legislation

30 May 2020 8:32 AM

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