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Hong Kong marks China rule after security law’s passage

Hong Kong’s leader has strongly endorsed the new security law China’s central government is imposing on the semi-autonomous territory in her speech marking the...

China approves contentious Hong Kong national security law

China has approved a contentious law that would allow authorities to crack down on subversive and secessionist activity in Hong Kong. The legislation had sparked...

China passes draft of controversial Hong Kong security law

China’s ceremonial legislature has passed a draft of a national security bill for Hong Kong that has been strongly criticised as undermining faith in...

Hong Kong protest marks anniversary of violent police clash

Thousands of people across Hong Kong have sung protest songs and marched to mark the one-year anniversary of a clash with police outside the...

All sides should learn from year of protest, Hong Kong leader says

A year on from the start of Hong Kong’s anti-government protests, the leader of the semi-autonomous Chinese city said all sides should learn from...

Hong Kong legislature outlaws insults to China’s national anthem

Hong Kong’s legislature approved a contentious bill that makes it illegal to insult the Chinese national anthem. The legislation was approved after pro-democracy opposition politicians...

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam criticises ‘double standards’ over US protests

Hong Kong’s leader criticised the “double standards” of foreign governments regarding national security, pointing to the current unrest in the United States as an...

UK passports in demand in Hong Kong as police deny permission for vigil

Hong Kong police rejected an application for an annual candlelight vigil marking the anniversary this week of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, as residents...

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...

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