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US takes action against China over Hong Kong

The United States will begin the process of withdrawing special trade benefits for Hong Kong because of the Chinese government’s imposition of a new...

Security law ‘puts Hong Kong’s appeal for business at risk’

Hong Kong’s status as a leading place to do business could be in peril following the adoption of a national security law. The legislation, which...

Chinese legislators endorse Hong Kong national security law

China’s ceremonial legislature has endorsed a national security law for Hong Kong that has strained relations with the UK and the US. The National People’s...

Politicians ejected in Hong Kong debate on Chinese anthem bill

Three pro-democracy politicians were ejected from Hong Kong’s legislative chamber on Thursday morning, disrupting the start of a second day of debate on a...

Protesters gather in Hong Kong before anthem law is debated

Thousands of protesters shouted pro-democracy slogans in Hong Kong before legislators later debate a bill criminalising abuse of the Chinese national anthem in the...

Patten urges Hong Kong protesters not to ‘lose faith’

Hong Kong’s last British governor, Chris Patten, has urged protesters not to “lose faith” over what he described as moves by Beijing to tighten...

Pro-Beijing politician wins key committee post in fractious Hong Kong vote

Clashes broke out in Hong Kong’s legislature for a second time this month as a pro-Beijing politician was elected as chair of a key...

Police ‘arrest more than 200 protesters in Hong Kong’

More than 200 people have been arrested in Hong Kong during anti-government protests on Sunday night, according to media reports. Police have not released a...

Publisher and politicians charged over Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai and two opposition politicians have been charged with illegal assembly over a pro-democracy march last year. The months of demonstrations...

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Communist Party

Thousands of protesters have flocked to a Hong Kong park calling for electoral reforms and a boycott of the Chinese Communist Party. Sporting their movement’s...

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