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China passes sweeping national security laws for Hong Kong, further crushing the city"s autonomy

REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo China on Tuesday morning unilaterally passed .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 29th, 2020

Chinese Parliament To Impose National Security Laws That Will End Hong Kong Autonomy

In a move that can be construed as ending Hong Kong’s autonomy, the parliament of China has passed controversial national security laws for the territory, similar to the ones in place on the mainland. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 29th, 2020

U.S. likely to sanction China if Hong Kong law is passed, top Trump aide says

White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien said Sunday that the U.S. will likely sanction China if it approves a bill reining in Hong Kong’s autonomy, adding that the law could erase the city’s standing as a global financial hub......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2020

China"s new national security law in Hong Kong is a gut punch to the city"s freedoms. It could mark the end of Hong Kong as we know it.

Anthony Kwan/Getty Images The new national security law.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider2 hr. 57 min. ago

Australia moves to suspend its extradition agreement with Hong Kong over the city"s harsh new national security law

Australia has taken steps to suspend its extradition with Hong Kong and has proposed new visa protections for Hong Kong residents in response to the city's sweeping ne.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 9th, 2020

Here"s how big tech companies like Facebook, Google, and TikTok are reacting to Hong Kong"s harsh new national security law

Last week, China unilaterally passed an overarching new national security law in Hong Kong that experts say further erodes the semi-autonomous city's waning freedoms. The legislation criminalizes what it deems secession, subversion, terrorism, a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 7th, 2020

China imposed a sweeping and sinister national security law on Hong Kong, but what it actually says is still a secret

ISAAC LAWRENCE/AFP via Getty Images China has imposed a sweeping security law on Hong Kong in the wake of mass pro-democracy protests, passing it on T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 30th, 2020

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are disbanding and deleting their social media accounts hours after China passed a sweeping national security law

Alberto Buzzola/LightRocket via Getty Images Activists in Hong Kong are deleting anti-China content from their social media and disbanding political organizations in the wake of a new n.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 30th, 2020

China"s secretive spy agency, known for kidnapping and torturing dissidents, could operate openly in Hong Kong under new national security laws

Reuters China's secretive Ministry of State Security could establish a more official presence in Hong Kong if new national security laws are passed. Last month, China voted to move forward with new national securit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 10th, 2020

HK residents rush for offshore bank accounts on China law worries: sources

Banks including HSBC, Standard Chartered and Citigroup have seen a spike in enquiries from Hong Kong residents about opening offshore accounts amid concerns stemming from China's decision to impose a national security law on the city, five people said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 8th, 2020

HSBC, StanChart shares rise as support for China law eases Hong Kong impact worries

Hong Kong shares of HSBC and Standard Chartered rose on Thursday after the banks backed China's national security law for the city, allaying worries about their businesses getting hurt by any potential political crossfire in their largest market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 4th, 2020

HSBC, StanChart shares rise in Hong Kong after backing China security law

Hong Kong-listed shares of HSBC and Standard Chartered rose on Thursday after the banks backed China's imposition of a national security law on the city, even as a pro-democracy and newly formed financial workers' union criticized the move......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 4th, 2020

China votes to override Hong Kong’s autonomy on national security

China's national security resolution undercuts the "one country, two systems" framework......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 28th, 2020

U.S. business to Trump: Go slowly on Hong Kong response

Business groups are urging U.S. President Donald Trump to go slowly in responding to Bejing's planned imposition of new national security laws on Hong Kong, warning revoking the city's special U.S. privileges will hurt the territory and its people......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 27th, 2020

China is set to pass a draconian new law in Hong Kong that would effectively stifle all dissent. Here"s what could happen to people in the city.

Anthony Kwan/Getty Images China is moving to increase its control over Hong Kong with a new national-security law that have sparked a new round of protests in the city. The law would erode the cit.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 27th, 2020

Asian shares defy global rally as Hong Kong unrest rattles investors

Fresh political unrest in Hong Kong over Beijing's proposed national security laws in the city hit Asian share markets on Wednesday, even as optimism about the re-opening of the world economy supported a broader global stock rally......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 27th, 2020

China"s aggressive push for Hong Kong national security laws could lead to US sanctions, White House official says

Screenshot/NBC News White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien said on Sunday that China's aggressive move to force national security laws on Hon.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 25th, 2020

China"s aggressive push for Hong Kong national security laws could lead to US sanctions, White House says

Screenshot/NBC News White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien said on Sunday that China's aggressive move to force national security laws on Hon.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 25th, 2020

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon at protesters

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and a water cannon at protesters in a popular shopping district on Sunday, as thousands took to the streets to march against China's proposed tough national security legislation for the city......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 24th, 2020

‘The worst nightmare is happening before our eyes,’ says democratic legislator after Beijing moves to impose security laws on Hong Kong

Democratic activists in Hong Kong are expressing deep concern over news that China’s legislature is considering imposing new national security laws on the on the special administrative region......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 23rd, 2020

Hong Kong ETFs tumble as China moves to enact new security laws

Exchange-traded funds with exposure to Hong Kong sold off Friday after Beijing said it was considering new security laws that would curtail the territory's autonomy, increasing tensions between China and the U.S. T.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2020