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India readies GIFT for Hong Kong investors
Govt mulling steps to make IFSC in Gujarat attractive for investors moving out of Hong Kong.
China passes Hong Kong security law: Reports
The National Standing Committee, unanimously approved the legislation on Tuesday morning, Now TV...
Taiwan to enhance scrutiny of Hong Kong, China investment, source says
Taiwan, claimed by China as its own, has traditionally treated investm...
Hong Kong’s richest man is losing friends in China and the West
The odds of success are getting smaller by the day, if the stock market is any guide. CK Hutchison Holdings, the largest piece of Li’s empire, now trades at less than half the value of its net assets, the most depressed level since 2015. The stock has tumbled 30% over the past year, versus a 7% decline for Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index.
Australia ends Hong Kong extradition treaty, extends visas
The move comes after China bypassed Hong Kong's Legislative Council to impose the sweeping security legislation without public consultation. Critics view it as a further deterioration of freedoms promised to the former British colony, in response to last year's massive protests calling for greater democracy and more police accountability.
Hong Kong to suspend all schools due to spike in coronavirus cases
Schools in the Asian financial hub have been mostly shut since February with many having switched to online learning and lessons by conference call. Many international schools are already on summer break.
TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises worries
The short-form video app's planned departure from Hong Kong comes as various social media platforms and messaging apps including Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram, Google and Twitter balk at the possibility of providing user data to Hong Kong authorities.
Hong Kong police make first arrests under new security law
Police said 10 people were arrested under the law, including a man with a Hong Kong independence flag and a woman holding a sign displaying the British flag and calling for Hong Kong's independence - all violations of the law that took effect Tuesday night. Others were detained for possessing items advocating independence.
US not to stand idle while China 'swallows' Hong Kong: Pompeo
Reacting to Beijing's move, Pompeo said, "The Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) decision to impose draconian national security legislation on Hong Kong destroys the territory's autonomy and one of China's greatest achievements." Pompeo said the United States will continue to stand with the freedom-loving people of Hong Kong and respond to Beijing's attacks.
TikTok says it will exit Hong Kong market within days
The short form video app owned by China-based ByteDance has made the decision to exit the region following China's establishment of a sweeping new national security law for the semi-autonomous city. "In light of recent events, we've decided to stop operations of the TikTok app in Hong Kong," a TikTok spokesman said.
After security law's passage, Hong Kong marks China rule
The law's passage Tuesday further blurs the distinction between the legal systems of semi-autonomous Hong Kong.
In seizing control, China sidelines its allies in Hong Kong
As the China’s Communist Party prepares to grab more power in Hong Kong after months of sometimes violent unrest last year, it has pushed aside even its own allies in the city. The party’s strategy sends a clear message to Hong Kong: In quashing challenges to its authority, Beijing won’t hesitate to upend the delicate political balance at the core of the city’s identity.
China says will restrict visas for some Americans over Hong Kong row
China said Monday it would impose visa restrictions on US citizens who had "behaved egregiously" over Hong Kong, ahead of the expected approval by Chinese lawmakers of a controversial national security law for the city.
UK-China ties freeze with debate over Huawei, Hong Kong
All that is pointing to a much tougher stance against China, with a growing number in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party taking a long, hard look at Britain's Chinese ties. Many are saying Britain has been far too complacent and naive in thinking it could reap economic benefits from the relationship without political consequences.