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U.S. move to end trading privileges for Hong Kong ‘doomed to fail,’ China says

The mouthpiece of China's ruling Communist Party said U.S. moves to end some trading privileges for Hong Kong ``grossly interfere'' in China's internal affairs and are ``doomed to fail.''

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‘Path to citizenship’: U.K. may extend visa rights to nearly 3 million in Hong Kong

"If China imposes [its] law, we will explore options to allow British Nationals Overseas to apply for leave to stay in the UK, including a path to citizenship," Home Secretary Priti Patel said in a statement.

U.S. businesses in Hong Kong mark ‘sad day’ as Trump says city’s special status is over

"We will take action to revoke Hong Kong's preferential treatment as a separate customs and travel territory from the rest of China," Trump said.

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U.S., Britain anger China at UN meeting after raising concerns on Hong Kong

China and Russia retaliated by criticizing the Unites States for excessive use of force against Black people.

Canada treading carefully as China moves to impose Hong Kong security law: experts.

Canada has expressed "deep concern" about the controversial Hong Kong bill but hasn't gone as far as to say it will act in any way.

China approves controversial Hong Kong security legislation.

Activists in Hong Kong say the law will undermine the region's autonomy and might be used to suppress political activity.

Canada, U.S., U.K. and Australia jointly reprimand China over Hong Kong security law

In a joint statement, the four countries said the new national security legislation would "curtail the Hong Kong people's liberties."

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Hong Kong legislature removes pro-democracy lawmakers from anthem bill debate.

The city’s pro-democracy opposition sees both the security legislation and the anthem law as assaults on that autonomy, and the U.S. has called on China to back off on the security law.

COMMENTARY: Ottawa equivocates as China imposes its will on Hong Kong.

If Canada truly supports democracy in Hong Kong, it must move far beyond pointless palaver about how China should 'talk more' with the people there, Matthew Fisher says.

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Hong Kong police protect city’s legislature as debate on Chinese anthem bill starts.

Protests have returned to the streets of the Chinese-ruled city after Beijing last week proposed national security laws that drew global condemnation amid fears they will curb the freedoms enjoyed in the global financial center.

Hong Kong leader says ‘no need for us to worry’ about China’s new security bill.

Carrie Lam said Beijing's proposed national security laws would not trample on the city's rights and freedoms and called on its citizens to wait to see the details of the legislation.

Police fire water cannon, tear gas at Hong Kong protesters.

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and a water cannon at protesters in a popular shopping district on Sunday, as thousands took to the streets to march against China's proposed tough national security legislation for the city.

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Hong Kong security bill ‘good for local investment,’ pro-China politicians argue.

U.S. government officials have said the legislation would end the Chinese-ruled city's autonomy and would be bad for both its and China's economies.

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New China law is ‘death knell’ for Hong Kong autonomy: Pompeo.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for Beiing to reconsider taking over Hong Kong's national security legislation and warned of an unspecified U.S. response if it proceeds.

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COMMENTARY: China shows off military strength as Beijing eyes new rules for Hong Kong.

China's National People’s Congress will soon rubber stamp Draconian new security legislation designed to strip Hong Kong of its last democratic vestiges, Matthew Fisher says.


‘The end of Hong Kong’: Activists call for protests against planned Chinese law.

China's proposed new legislation for Hong Kong requires the territory to quickly finish enacting national security regulations under its mini-constitution.

Trump vows strong reaction if China limits opposition activity in Hong Kong.

Trump's remarks come hours after a Chinese official said the National People's Congress is exercising its "constitutional power” to set up a new legal framework and enforcement mechanism to ensure national security in Hong Kong.

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Taste the protest: Hong Kong shop unveils ‘tear gas’ ice cream flavour.

The flavour is a sign of support for the pro-democracy movement, which is seeking to regain its momentum during the pandemic.

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Hong Kong protesters gather in shopping malls after Mother’s Day march denied.

Riot police in Hong Kong grappled with pro-democracy protesters who gathered in shopping malls on Sunday to sing, chant slogans and flash hand signs after permission for a Mother's Day march was denied.

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China calls Hong Kong protesters a ‘virus’, says city won’t be calm until they’re removed.

The Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office warned that China's central government will not sit idly by "with this recklessly demented force in place."

Hong Kong protests gain steam as China’s coronavirus infections dwindle.

Demonstrators chanted pro-democracy slogans in a luxury mall in Hong Kong on Wednesday, the latest in a string of small but determined protests as the city's coronavirus outbreak slows.

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Hong Kong protesters dispersed by police amid COVID-19 outbreak.

The protest was the first sizable gathering since the government imposed the ban on public meetings at the end of March to curb a spike in coronavirus infections.

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Hong Kong reports no new COVID-19 cases as India, Singapore see spike in infections.

India and Singapore announced their biggest single-day spikes in new coronavirus cases on Monday, as the crisis intensifies in parts of Asia.

U.S. condemns arrests of more than a dozen democracy advocates in Hong Kong

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a statement condemned the arrests.

Giant pandas mate under coronavirus lockdown, ending 10-year dry spell.

The coronavirus lockdown proved to be the ultimate slump buster for two giant pandas in Hong Kong.

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