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Hong Kong

Hong Kong's last pro-democracy paper, Apple Daily, sells out final edition

While pro-democracy media outlets still exist online, it was the only print newspaper of its kind left in the city

24 Jun 2021 7:00 PM

Hong Kong suspends Air India flights after passengers test COVID-19 positive

The Hong Kong government has banned all Air India flights till August-end, an official said

19 Aug 2020 2:21 PM

Taiwan to step up efforts to prevent Chinese spies settling

Taiwan has offered to welcome Hongkongers who wish to settle there after China's imposition of the controversial national security law

17 Aug 2020 12:22 PM

Hong Kong residents are mass buying Apple Daily newspaper to support free press

The public show of support came a day after police arrested HK's the pro-democracy newspaper’s founder, and raided its headquarters

12 Aug 2020 11:47 AM

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under national security law

Lai owns the Apple Daily newspaper and Next Magazine, two outlets unapologetically pro-democracy and critical of Beijing

10 Aug 2020 8:49 AM

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China enforces law imposed on Hong Kong, arrests four youngsters for online posts

The arrested are as young as 16 to 21 years of age and includes one female.

30 Jul 2020 5:38 PM

New Zealand suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty over Chinese security law

Australia, Canada and the UK suspended extradition treaties with Hong Kong earlier this month

28 Jul 2020 1:48 PM

China warns it 'must' retaliate after closure of Houston consulate

US gave China 72 hours to close the consulate, in order ‘to protect American intellectual property and Americans’ private information’

24 Jul 2020 8:53 AM

To avoid US ban, TikTok may sever ties with Chinese company ByteDance

A White House advisor says he expects TikTok to operate as an independent company in the US to skirt the proposed ban.

17 Jul 2020 5:31 PM

TikTok's astute exit from Hong Kong will likely keep it going in the US

It is a ‘win-win’ move for TikTok as it does not risk angering China by refusing to share user data, but it can focus on growing in the US.

09 Jul 2020 8:57 PM

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Hong Kong libraries remove books on democracy fearing it may violate China's national security law

The national security law is fundamentally a tool to incriminate speech, wrote author and activist Joshua Wong on Facebook.

04 Jul 2020 8:26 PM

'Hidden language': Hong Kongers get creative to mark dissent against security law

Apart from word plays, residents are using even Chinese Communist Party dogma to express their frustration through sarcasm

04 Jul 2020 3:09 PM

Hong Kong police make first arrest under new security law

Police force had issued statement that they would consider protesters promoting Hong Kong’s separation from China as illegal

01 Jul 2020 12:44 PM

China approves national security law for Hong Kong

Authorities in Beijing, Hong Kong have repeatedly said legislation is aimed at a few “troublemakers” and will not affect rights and freedoms

30 Jun 2020 12:07 PM

China to restrict visas for Americans over Hong Kong row

China is moving forward on a security law that would enforce punishment for subversion and other offences in Hong Kong

29 Jun 2020 2:44 PM

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China passes draft of controversial Hong Kong security law

The law is expected to bring about the most profound change to the former British colony’s way of life since it returned to Chinese rule

18 Jun 2020 4:48 PM

Hong Kong leader says city cannot bear further chaos, warns protesters

Global financial hub is on alert for unrest with larger gatherings planned for the evening to mark the first anniversary of a mass rally

09 Jun 2020 2:06 PM

AA Edit | Pushed to the edge

The new law undercuts Article 18 of Hong Kong’s Basic Law, which limits Beijing from applying national laws to the territory

05 Jun 2020 5:29 PM

Candles to light up Hong Kong on fraught Tiananmen anniversary

The anniversary strikes a sensitive nerve this year as Beijing moves to impose national security law that could crush freedoms in Hong Kong

04 Jun 2020 9:46 AM

Tensions simmer in Hong Kong as controversial anthem law back up for debate

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam accuse foreign governments on Tuesday of 'double standards' in their reaction to Beijing’s plans

03 Jun 2020 10:37 AM

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