Hong Kong
World  /  Published 06.07.20

Hong Kong: Books of activists vanish

Books by prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy figures have become unavailable in the Chinese-ruled ciy’s public libraries as they are being reviewed to see whether they violate a new national secur...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.20

Unhappy birthday: Beijing's gift to HK

Birthday presents need not always be pleasant. Twenty-three years after China regained Hong Kong from Britain by committing to honour the ‘one country, two systems’ model, Beijing gifted i...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 04.07.20

HK residents hunt for jobs overseas

Many Hong Kong residents are scouring for new jobs and homes overseas, fearful that a new national security law imposed by Beijing will crush coveted rights not enjoyed on the mainland and herald a ne...
By Reuters in Sydney/Singapore

World  /  Published 04.07.20

HK extradition treaty frozen by Canada

Canada is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in the wake of new Chinese national security legislation and could boost immigration from the former British colony, top officials said on Fr...
By Reuters in Ottawa

World  /  Published 03.07.20

Beijing appoints HK security chief

Beijing has appointed an official who became prominent during a clampdown on protests in a Chinese village as director of its new national security office in Hong Kong, the official Xinhua news agency...
By Reuters in Beijing

World  /  Published 03.07.20

UK asylum for HK consulate ex-staffer

A former employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been granted political asylum in what he believes is the first successful UK asylum case from the former British colony. Simon Cheng, who a...
By AP in London

Photos  /  Published 03.07.20

Protesters get pepper pellets, posters purged

[{"id":1,"type":"image","value":"","src":"","caption":"Police detain protesters after a protest in Causeway Bay befo...
By AP in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 02.07.20

HK law defied, 300 arrested

Hong Kong police fired water cannon and tear gas and arrested more than 300 people on Wednesday as protesters took to the streets in defiance of sweeping security legislation introduced by China to sn...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 01.07.20

Boris in UK asylum offer

Britain adopted a  tough line with China over the introduction of a new security law in its former colony of Hong Kong. On Wednesday, Boris Johnson told the Commons that China was guilty of a &l...
By Amit Roy in London

Photos  /  Published 01.07.20

The world in pictures

[{"id":1,"type":"image","value":"","src":"","caption":"A protester detained after bering sprayed with pepper spra...
By AP in


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