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Hong Kong man accused of terrorism in first use of new...

A man carrying a “Liberate Hong Kong” sign as he drove a motorcycle into police at a protest against the territory’s Chinese...

China passes national security law in turning point for Hong Kong

China’s parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the former...

China tells state firms to halt purchases of major U.S. farm...

China has told state-owned firms to halt purchases of soybeans and pork from the United States, two people familiar with the matter...

US floats plan to expel thousands of Chinese college students

Visa revocation proposal faces opposition from US universities and scientific organisations that host Chinese students. In the latest sign...

Hong Kong government warns removing U.S. special status

Hong Kong told the United States to keep out of the internal debate over new national security laws being imposed by China,...

Taiwan pledges help for fleeing Hong Kongers

Taiwan promised on Thursday to settle Hong Kongers who flee the Chinese-ruled city for political reasons, offering help from employment to counselling,...

Hong Kong department store chain is changing its name

The name of Hong Kong department stores will be changed to Rusta in June. Swedish Rusta bought the chain two years ago.

China’s parliament approves Hong Kong national security bill

China’s parliament on Thursday overwhelmingly approved directly imposing national security legislation on Hong Kong to tackle secession, subversion, terrorism and foreign interference...

Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer warrants pre-1997 treatment

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had certified on Wednesday that Hong Kong no longer warrants special treatment under U.S....

Hong Kong police fire pepper pellets to disperse protests over security...

Hong Kong riot police fired pepper pellets to disperse protesters in the heart of the global financial centre on Wednesday, as new...
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