The U.S., Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom on Thursday slammed the latest move by China to approve a strict national security law on Hong Kong, which critics say will infringe on the territory's autonomy. China's parliament hours earlier approved the controversial law on Hong Kong that Beijing says will
The Trump administration is considering suspending Hong Kong's preferential tariffs rates for exports to the United States as part of its response to China's plan to impose national security laws on the former British colony, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
Beijing’s move to take a direct hand in the territory’s affairs will pit the pro-democracy movement against an uncompromising Communist Party.
Beijing is attempting to take advantage of the lockdown.
A person familiar with the results of poll of NBA players taken by their union says there would be “overwhelming” support for any plan that has this season resuming in a safe way amid the coronavirus pandemic.
In a joint statement, the four countries said the new national security legislation would "curtail the Hong Kong people's liberties."
One leading pro-democracy figure thanked Washington, others said the move was bad news for Hong Kong people
A review of the status could be an opportunity for Washington to rebuke Beijing for its recent move.
The main ingredient is black peppercorns, a reminder of the pungent rounds fired by police on Hong Kong's streets during protests last year
It hinges on the power of a seldom-issued passport.
Hong Kong risks becoming a casualty in the emerging cold war between Washington and Beijing