U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that his country will offer 3 million Hong Kong residents refuge and a path to citizenship in the United Kingdom in retaliation to China's new national security law, which effectively ends autonomy in the city.
PM denounces new security law and promises bespoke visa for 2.9 million Hongkongers
Boris Johnson criticises a new "anti-protest" law imposed by Beijing in Hong Kong.
The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Thursday that would impose mandatory sanctions on individuals or companies that back efforts by China to restrict Hong Kong's autonomy, pushing back against Beijing's new security law for the city.
LONDON (AP) - Britain’s foreign secretary has announced that residence rights for Hong Kongers eligible for British National Overseas passports will be extended to five years. Dominic Raab told the House of Commons on Wednesday that the new rules will allow more than 3 million Hong Kongers the right to
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s foreign secretary has told reporters that China’s new national security law for Hong Kong “is a clear and serious violation” of the Sino-British Joint Declaration
Washington has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials responsible for eroding political freedoms in the financial center and suspended trade privileges.
The Trump administration ended transfers of sensitive U.S. technology to Hong Kong on Tuesday and is preparing further punitive actions after China Tuesday imposed a harsh new national security law on the former British possession. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the new Chinese law increases the risk that sensitive American
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The new law will stifle dissent in a city where millions of protesters demanded autonomy from China. Hong Kong's future as a global financial hub is now unclear.
China said the U.S. "will damage its own interests" if it restricts U.S. capital flows through the Hong Kong market, which the U.S. Treasury confirmed was being considered on Thursday, the Chinese Communist Party newspaper Global Times reported on Friday.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation on Wednesday that would penalize banks doing business with Chinese officials who implement Beijing's draconian new national security law imposed on the former British colony of Hong Kong.