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Hong Kong to censor films that ‘endanger national security’

Added: 11.06.2021 13:47 | 2 views | 0 comments

Censors have been given the power to vet films that authorities say may endanger national security.

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Hong Kong pro-democracy opposition lawmakers all to quit in protest after four members ousted

Added: 10.06.2021 19:17 | 17 views | 0 comments

pro-democracy opposition lawmakers are set to resign in a protest against the dismissal of four of their colleagues.

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[Ticker] EU keen to send top officials on Hong Kong mission

Added: 10.06.2021 6:27 | 9 views | 0 comments

"A visit of high-level EU officials will be considered" to Hong Kong to deter Chinese authorities from electoral law reform, EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell said Wednesday, in a move that comes amid high tension, after Europe and China launched sanctions against each other over China's human-rights abuses. The EU will also step up support for free media and NGOs there and observer trials of pro-democracy activists, Borrell said.

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Germany and Hungary clash on EU-China relations

Added: 08.06.2021 6:10 | 11 views | 0 comments

Germany and Hungary have butted heads over EU policy on Hong Kong, in a dispute which made the EU foreign service look silly.

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Someone just paid $1.3M for a single parking space - Roadshow

Added: 08.06.2021 1:56 | 36 views | 0 comments

That number is a record, even in the sky-high world of Hong Kong real estate.

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Beijing says US must not meddle in Hong Kong

Added: 12.03.2021 8:46 | 14 views | 0 comments

China again warned the United States to stop interfering in its affairs, including Hong Kong, a foreign ministry...

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China wraps up annual session, paves way for Xi's third term

Added: 12.03.2021 2:13 | 14 views | 0 comments

China wrapped up this year's annual session of the country's parliament after paving the way for a controversial third term for President Xi Jinping, with its neighbor Japan increasingly on guard against the Asian power's ambition. In a bid to cement the authority of the Communist Party, the National People's Congress on Thursday adopted a resolution to alter Hong Kong's electoral system so that the mainland can exclude pro-democracy activists from the political arena in the territory. Also at the parliament, the Chinese government pledged to take measures to surpass the United States as the world's biggest economy by 2035, highlighting Xi's eagerness to remain in power at least for the next...

China approves plan to veto Hong Kong election candidates

Added: 11.03.2021 8:09 | 8 views | 0 comments

The Chinese parliament has voted for changes to Hong Kong's electoral system including powers to veto candidates, as Beijing moves to establish a "patriotic" government after huge pro-democracy rallies in the city. Beijing has acted decisively to dismantle Hong Kong's democratic pillars after massive and sometimes violent protests tremored through the financial hub in 2019. At last year's meeting of the National People's Congress, the Communist Party leadership imposed a sweeping...

Wang Yi backs improving HK electoral system, urges U.S. reset, rejects Xinjiang 'lies'

Added: 08.03.2021 2:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday said improvements to Hong Kong's electoral system were necessary to ensure stability, urged U.S. President Joe Biden to make a "clear departure" from his predecessor's approach to the Taiwan region and dismissed allegations of genocide in Xinjiang as "a lie through and through." Speaking via video link from the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Wang covered a wide range of hot button issues as he answered questions from journalists of the global media on the sidelines of the fourth session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC). COVID solidarity The backdrop of the press conference was the...

Crypto companies are trying to cash in at a really bad time

Added: 04.10.2018 4:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

The world's top makers of bitcoin mining technology hope to raise money from investors by selling shares in Hong Kong.


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