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Hong Kong
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

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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

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By AP in

World  /  Published 01.07.20

China approves HK law in secrecy

China passed a contentious new law for Hong Kong on Tuesday that would empower the authorities to crack down on opposition to Beijing, risking deeper rifts with western governments that have warned ab...
By Chris Buckley, Keith Bradsher and Tiffany May in New York

World  /  Published 04.06.20

Mocking China’s anthem a crime in Hong Kong

Hong Kong made mocking China’s national anthem a crime on Thursday, passing a contentious law on the anniversary of the Chinese military’s bloody crackdown on the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy mo...
By New York Times News Service in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 03.06.20

Britain will not walk away from Hong Kong: Boris

Britain will not walk away from the people of Hong Kong if China imposes a national security law that would conflict with its international obligations under a 1984 accord, Prime Minister Boris Johnso...
By Reuters in London

World  /  Published 01.06.20

Hong Kong police block Tiananmen vigil

Hong Kong police rejected an application on Monday for an annual candlelight vigil marking the anniversary this week of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, as residents rushed to apply for passports ...
By AP in Hong Kong


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