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Will Biden ease the sky-high tension between the U.S. and China?

Beijing — When it comes to U.S.-China relations, the Biden administration has inherited a relationship under enormous strain. The two powers have clashed over issues...

China likens Pompeo to a ‘mantis’ after latest US sanctions

HONG KONG: China on Monday likened outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to a "praying mantis" in a colourful condemnation of the latest US...

Hong Kong government slams US for ‘insane’ sanctions

HONG KONG: Hong Kong on Saturday (Jan 16)...

Lawyer among latest group of people arrested under Hong Kong national security law – National

Hong Kong national security police on Thursday arrested a lawyer and 10 others on suspicion of helping 12 Hong Kongers try to flee the...

Hong Kong grants bail to arrested pro-democracy activists

HONG KONG - Authorities in Hong Kong said Friday they have granted bail to most of the 55 pro-democracy activists who were arrested this...

Exiled Hong Kong politician says U.S. “should be very concerned” about mass-arrest of democracy advocates

London — Hong Kong pro-democracy politician Nathan Law, who lives in exile in the U.K., told CBS News on Wednesday that, had he not fled...

U.S. Human Rights Lawyer Arrested in Hong Kong Granted Bail

HONG KONG — An American human...

EU calls for ‘immediate release’ of Hong Kong activists

The European Union called for the immediate release Wednesday of the 53 former lawmakers and pro-democracy activists who have been arrested in Hong Kong...

About 50 Hong Kong activists arrested under new security law

About 50 former lawmakers and democracy activists were arrested in Hong Kong on Wednesday for allegedly violating a new national security law imposed by...

Dozens of Hong Kong pro-democracy figures reportedly arrested

Hong Kong police arrested about 50 pro-democracy figures on Wednesday, according to political parties and local media. The individuals were reportedly arrested for allegedly...

Hong Kong Police Arrest 50 in National Security Law Sweep

Hong Kong democracy activists and opposition...

VC/PE investments from US double in 2020

Due to the uncertainty over Indian regulators’ outlook towards investment from China, VC/PE investment from both Mainland China and Hong Kong, put together, into...

China sentences 10 seeking to flee Hong Kong to prison terms

A Chinese court has sentenced 10 pro-democracy activists who sought to flee Hong Kong by speedboat earlier this year to between seven months and...

Hong Kong florist helps prisoners send Christmas gifts

HONG KONG: Samantha burst into tears when she...

Hong Kong activists to face trial in China next week, say their families

BEIJING: At least seven of 12 Hong Kong activists arrested...

India May Ease Rules for Non-Chinese Investments From Hong Kong: Report

<!-- -->The discussions are at a preliminary stage, people with knowledge of the matter said. (Representational)India may reduce scrutiny of deals by Hong Kong-based...

The lingering trauma of Hong Kong’s exiled protesters | Hong Kong Protests News

This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. Taipei, Taiwan – The night was once Ted’s* greatest enemy. For months, after fleeing to Taiwan...

US sanctions Chinese legislators for national security law on Hong Kong

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced sanctions on top officials in China’s legislature for the body’s enforcement of a controversial national security...

Hong Kong: Seven pro-democracy lawmakers arrested

Hong Kong police arrested seven people Sunday over scuffles that broke out in the city’s legislature during a faceoff between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers...

Chinese language Communist Social gathering’s key conclave approves Xi’s Imaginative and prescient 2035

BEIJING: China's ruling Communist Party on Thursday concluded its key annual conclave during which it approved the 14th Five-Year Plan and Vision 2035, a...

Naresh Jain earned Rs 450 crore for rotating black cash of businessmen, netas

(This story originally appeared in on Oct 27, 2020)NEW DELHI: Many Indians wanted for money laundering here have fled the country to safe...

Hong Kong police raids outspoken media tycoon’s office

Hong Kong police have raided the personal workplaces of media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy LaiBy ZEN SOO Related PressOctober 15, 2020, 7:01 AM•...

Rare Flawless Diamond Fetches $15.7 Million In Hong Kong Auction

The 102-carat flawless white diamond was bought for $15.7 million.Hong Kong, China: An exceedingly uncommon 102-carat flawless white diamond bought for $15.7 million at...

US issues sweeping new travel warning for China, Hong Kong

BEIJING: The US on Tuesday issued a sweeping new advisory warning in opposition to journey to mainland China and Hong Kong, citing the danger...

Will low lobster prices whet Kenyans’ appetite?

Meals & Drinks Will low lobster costs whet Kenyans’ urge for food? Friday, September 11, 2020 8:00 By EUNICE MURATHE Freshly cooked scampi. PHOTO | NMG  What do you...

“Boycott Mulan” trends on Twitter after credits reveal region of China where movie was filmed

"Boycott Mulan" was trending on Twitter following the discharge of the live-action movie on the Disney+ streaming service Friday. Many critics identified that the...

Hong Kong starts mass COVID-19 testing as China distrust swirls

HONG KONG: Hong Kong launched a mass coronavirus testing...

Why the West Needs to Stop its Moralising against China

The good German thinker Leibniz put it effectively over three...

Hong Kong police arrest media tycoon Jimmy Lai under new Chinese security law – National

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai and raided the writer’s headquarters Monday within the highest-profile use but of...

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai arrested under security law

HONG KONG: Hong Kong pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy...

US, UK and allies call for prompt Hong Kong elections

LONDON: Britain, the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand urged Hong Kong Sunday to carry elections as quickly as doable, warning the authorities about...

China suspends extradition agreement with New Zealand

BEIJING: China mentioned on Monday (Aug 3) it can...

Hong Kong woman jailed five years for strangling grandson, six

The Excessive Courtroom heard the cleaner admitted to strangling Countless Cheng Ting-hin with a strap lower from her backpack in a room on the...

New Zealand suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong

New Zealand is following the lead of its intelligence allies by suspending its extradition treaty with Hong KongBy NICK PERRY Related PressJuly 28, 2020,...

coronavirus: Hong Kong bans restaurant dining as it battles new wave of coronavirus

HONG KONG: Hong Kong banned gatherings of greater than two individuals on Monday, closed down restaurant eating and launched obligatory face masks in public...

China: White Knights rescuing damsels in distress live in fairy tales, not in China

By Shuli Ren When was the final time you encountered a white knight? Hiding out from Hong Kong’s newest wave of the coronavirus, I have...

Coronavirus Situation Critical, Out Of Control, Says Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam

On Sunday 108 new infections have been recorded by well being authorities, a each day excessive for Hong KongHong Kong: The lethal coronavirus is...

Hong Kong third wave: as city’s hospitals overflow, officials eye transfer of recovering Covid-19 patients to community facilities

There are greater than 370 Covid-19 sufferers receiving care at 14 public hospitals.A Hospital Authority supply mentioned {that a} group isolation facility might presumably...

Apple Blocks Hong Kong Voting App as Beijing Declares Unofficial Primary ‘Illegal’

The professional-democracy builders behind PopVote, an digital voting platform designed for Hong Kong’s latest unofficial main, are accusing Apple of censorship after the tech...

US sanctions Chinese officials over repression of minorities in Xinjiang; Beijing vows to retaliate

WASHINGTON/ BEIJING: The US has imposed sanctions and visa restrictions on three senior Chinese language officers, together with the regional boss of the ruling...

China rebukes UK for its ‘gross interference’ over Hong Kong

LONDON: China's ambassador to London accused Britain on Monday...

Hongkongers on China’s crackdown: ‘I feel helpless and hopeless’ | World news

In late Might, every week after Chinese language officers introduced a plan to impose a sweeping nationwide safety legislation on Hong Kong, the Guardian...

Hong Kong activists planning ‘parliament in exile’ after China brings in security law | World news

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists are discussing a plan to create an unofficial parliament-in-exile to protect democracy and ship a message to China that freedom...

China to foreign critics: Hong Kong law ‘none of your business’

BEIJING: China on Wednesday slammed worldwide criticism over a controversial new nationwide safety legislation for Hong Kong, saying different international locations ought to preserve...

Details of China’s national security law for Hong Kong unveiled | China News

A controversial nationwide safety regulation imposed by China on Hong Kong has come into drive, punishing crimes of secession, sedition and collusion with overseas...

China vows “countermeasures” for U.S. ban on military exports to Hong Kong as controversial new security law approved

Beijing — China mentioned Tuesday it should retaliate after the U.S. introduced it was ending the export of delicate army gadgets to Hong Kong in...

US ends arms exports, China restricts visas in Hong Kong row

WASHINGTON: The US on Monday ended delicate protection exports to Hong Kong, additional ramping up stress in a row over the monetary capital's autonomy...

China Says Will Put Visa Restrictions On US Individuals Over Hong Kong

China warned that it could impose visa restrictions on US residents (Representational)Beijing: China warned Monday that it could impose visa restrictions on US residents...

UN human rights experts call for decisive measures to protect fundamental freedoms in China

Consultant pictureGENEVA: The UN human rights specialists have voiced issues over China's collective repression of its inhabitants, particularly non secular and ethnic minorities in...

Coronavirus fears are beginning to crash the great stock markets party

That is the online model of the Bull Sheet, Fortune’s no-BS each day e-newsletter on the markets. Signal as much as obtain it in your...

China may enact Hong Kong security law at end of June

China’s high lawmaking physique has introduced a three-day session for the top of this month, a transfer that raises the potential of the enactment...

Beijing to have sweeping powers over Hong Kong security law

BEIJING/HONG KONG: China could have overarching powers over the enforcement of a brand new nationwide safety regulation in Hong Kong, in response to particulars...

AP Interview: Martin Lee sees end of the Hong Kong he knows

The person nicknamed Hong Kong’s “Father of Democracy” says Beijing is making an attempt to take management of the semi-autonomous metropolis with an impending...

China inspects food imports over virus fears

BEIJING: China has launched a nationwide marketing campaign to examine meals imports after a brand new coronavirus outbreak emerged at a wholesale market in...

Trump warns of ‘complete decoupling’ from China despite talks

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump warned Thursday the USA had the choice to separate from China's deeply intertwined economic system, regardless of the powers' pledges...

Top U.S, China diplomats meet in Hawaii amid frayed ties

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met China’s high diplomat, Yang Jiechi, in Hawaii on Wednesday amid a deep deterioration...

Pompeo meets China’s top diplomat in Hawaii, State Department says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and China’s prime diplomat, Yang Jiechi started talks in Hawaii on Wednesday, the State...

Hong Kong riot cop rebuked for chanting ‘black lives matter’

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Hong Kong riot cop who was filmed chanting “black lives matter” and “I can’t breathe” on patrol throughout an...

Hong Kong, China governments reject UK ‘interference’ and ‘biased’ criticism

HONG KONG (Reuters) - The Hong Kong authorities and China’s overseas ministry department within the metropolis hit again on Friday at a report by...

The Fed says it’s standing pat through 2022—but markets don’t love the tune

Good morning, Bull Sheeters. That is Fortune finance reporter Rey Mashayekhi, filling in for Bernhard Warner for the remainder of this week. The Federal Reserve...

Hong Kong police arrest 53 pro-democracy activists, more rallies planned

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police arrested 53 folks throughout protests on Tuesday night that noticed a whole bunch of activists take to...

Hong Kong leader warns protesters that city cannot afford more ‘chaos’

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam warned on Tuesday town couldn't afford additional “chaos” as activists marked a yr of sustained...

Xi Jinping plays the nationalism card — it’s nothing new

He has successfully abrogated the treaty with the UK whereby China had promised to take care of a particular standing for Hong Kong underneath...

Hong Kong’s Tiananmen Square vigil banned for 1st time as China cracks down

For the primary yr in three many years, Hong Kong has been compelled to interrupt with a somber custom. There was no sea of...

Hong Kong protesters seek sanctuary overseas as noose tightens

HONG KONG: Hong Kong protester Crystal has but...

Tiananmen vigil: protesters and police clash as Hong Kong defies ban to mark ​anniversary of June 4 crackdown

Hong Kong is marking the anniversary of the Tiananmen Sq. crackdown on Thursday amid a police ban in opposition to the Victoria Park vigil...

Hongkongers Commemorate Tiananmen Anniversary Despite Ban

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters defied...

Could this be the best bull run ever?

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UK PM Boris Johnson confirms visa plans for 3 million Hong Kong citizens

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday reiterated the UK's plans for among the “greatest adjustments” to the nation's visa system so as...

UK asks China to step back from the brink in Hong Kong

LONDON: The UK authorities on Tuesday requested China to step again from the brink and respect Hong Kong's autonomy because it reiterated its plan...

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam Calls Out Double Standards On National Security, Points To US

Hong Kong: Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam accused overseas governments on Tuesday of "double requirements" of their response to Beijing's plans to impose nationwide...

Hong Kong leader calls out ‘double standards’ on national security, points to U.S.

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam accused international governments of “double requirements” of their response to Beijing’s plans to impose nationwide...

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