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Pompeo describes proposed law as a “death knell for the high degree of autonomy Beijing promised for Hong Kong.”Pompeo describes proposed law as a “death knell for the high degree of autonomy Beijing promised for Hong Kong.”

US mulls ‘nuclear option’ as China moves to curtail Hong Kong autonomy - Newspaper - DAWN.COM

Pompeo called for Beiing to reconsider the move and warned of an unspecified US response if it proceeds.Pompeo called for Beiing to reconsider the move and warned of an unspecified US response if it proceeds.

China measure a ‘death knell’ for Hong Kong autonomy, says Pompeo - world news - Hindustan Times

New details of Hong Kong’s national security law emerged on Friday, detailing the now-blurred lines between the territory and mainland China despite a promise of autonomy.New details of Hong Kong’s national security law emerged on Friday, detailing the now-blurred lines between the territory and mainland China despite a promise of autonomy.

Hong Kong is dealt a decisive blow by China. What will the Trump administration do? - The Washington Post

The%20Guardian%20view%20on%20Hong%20Kong%3A%20a%20broken%20promise%20%7C%20Hong%20Kong%20%7C%20The%20GuardianEditorial: The city is not the only place that should take heed of China reneging on its agreement

The Guardian view on Hong Kong: a broken promise | Hong Kong | The Guardian

“1/ On the eve of HK's Tiananmen massacre vigil, Beijing is now scrapping its promise of #1country2systems by circumventing HK’s legislature and directly imposing the most controversial national security law #article23 upon Hong Kong.”

Joshua Wong 黃之鋒 😷 on Twitter: "1/ On the eve of HK's Tiananmen massacre vigil, Beijing is now scrapping its promise of #1country2systems by circumventing HK’s legislature and directly imposing the most controversial national security law #article23 upon Hong Kong."

“China continues to use the global pandemic it caused as cover for a crackdown against opponents of the Communist Party. Hong Kong is next to pay the price. The US must impose sanctions against Chinese officials, banks & business that enforce any new crackdown laws.”

John Bolton on Twitter: "China continues to use the global pandemic it caused as cover for a crackdown against opponents of the Communist Party. Hong Kong is next to pay the price. The US must impose sanctions against Chinese officials, banks & business that enforce any new crackdown laws."

“My cartoon Saturday @TheTimes on #HongKong and #China: one country with #Xi’s version of two systems”

Peter Brookes on Twitter: "My cartoon Saturday @TheTimes on #HongKong and #China: one country with #Xi’s version of two systems… "

“We stand with the people of Hong Kong! 🇭🇰🇺🇸 https://t.co/zWOvWkQoVt”

Sen. Marsha Blackburn on Twitter: "We stand with the people of Hong Kong! 🇭🇰🇺🇸… "

Nathan Law Kwun-chung is a former Hong Kong legislator and founding chairperson of pro-democracy activist group Demosisto. He is currently studying foChina is betraying its promises and trying to instill fear in city

National security law is end of Hong Kong's freedom - Nikkei Asian Review

Yonden Lhatoo blames blatant interference by the US for the state of affairs prompting Beijing’s new legislation to protect national security, even as he expresses concerns about its unknown implications for the city.Yonden Lhatoo blames blatant interference by the US for the state of affairs prompting Beijing’s new legislation to protect national security, even as he expresses concerns about its unknown implications for the city.

The Chinese National People's Congress is set to pass a new law designed to force Hong Kong into submission. The move clearly shows the world that Beijing intends to have the last word, says DW editor Dang Yuan.The Chinese National People's Congress is set to pass a new law designed to force Hong Kong into submission. The move clearly shows the world that Beijing intends to have the last word, says DW editor Dang Yuan.

Opinion: Beijing flexing its muscle in Hong Kong | Opinion | DW | 22.05.2020

Hong Kong residents are rushing to download VPNs before China's new security law is passed at this year's National People's Congress.New law could lead to increased surveillance and censorship

VPN downloads soar in Hong Kong following new China law | TechRadar

HONG KONG, May 23 — Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing politicians sought to allay worries about the impact of China’s proposed national security legislation on the Asian financial hub’s business environment, saying it would boost investor sentiment. The legislation aims to tackle secession,...HONG KONG, May 23 — Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing politicians sought to allay worries about the impact of China’s proposed national security legislation on the Asian financial hub’s business environment, saying it would boost investor sentiment. The legislation aims to tackle secession,...

Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing politicians say national security law good for business | World | Malay Mail

Beijing's rubber-stamp legislature is poised to adopt new "national security" laws that could doom the "One Country-Two Systems" policy.Beijing's rubber-stamp legislature is poised to adopt new "national security" laws that could doom the "One Country-Two Systems" policy.

China plans a new security law in Hong Kong that could end its dreams of democracy - CBS News

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How the UK may change its approach towards China in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Political battle looming over UK China relations - BBC News

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - New Chinese national security restrictions imposed on Hong Kong could draw a US revocation of the former British colony's "special status" under US law, a move that would have far-reaching trade and investment implications.. Read more at straitstimes.com.East Asia News -WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - New Chinese national security restrictions imposed on Hong Kong could draw a US revocation of the former British colony's "special status" under US law, a move

How ending Hong Kong's 'special status' could affect US companies, East Asia News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Joint statement issued in opposition to Beijing’s attempt to strip Hong Kong of autonomyJoint statement issued in opposition to Beijing’s attempt to strip Hong Kong of autonomy

UK, Canada, and Australia 'deeply concern... | Taiwan News

Look to Europe for lessons.Look to Europe for lessons.

How Should Biden Handle China? - The Atlantic

Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners yesterday vowed to take to the streets in protest over what they said was China’s fiercest assault on the territory’s treasured autonomy with its move to impose a security law. The proposal for the legislation — expected to ban treason, subversion and sedition — was introduced at the opening of the National People’s Congress in Beijing yesterday. It followed repeated warnings from Chinese leaders that they would no longer tolerate dissent in Hong Kong, which endured seven months of pro-democracy protests last year. “This is the largest nuclear weapon the Chinese Communist Party has used in its mutual destructionHong Kong pro-democracy campaigners yesterday vowed to take to the streets in protest over what they said was China’s fiercest assault on the territory’s treasured autonomy with its move to impose a security law. The proposal for the legislation — expected to ban treason, subversion and sedition — was introduced at the opening of the National People’s Congress in Beijing yesterday. It followed repeated warnings from Chinese leaders that they would no longer tolerate dissent in Hong Kong, which endured seven months of pro-democracy protests last year. “This is the largest nuclear weapon the Chinese Communist Party has used in its mutual destruction

Outrage in HK over security law - Taipei Times

New legislation proposed in Beijing signals the likely end of the "one country, two systems" policy that has allowed Hong Kong to flourish.New legislation proposed in Beijing signals the likely end of the "one country, two systems" policy that has allowed Hong Kong to flourish.

A Huge Blow to Hongkongers’ Freedoms – Reason.com

Beijing promised to implement the phase one deal, despite renewed tensions with Washington.Beijing promised to implement the phase one deal, despite renewed tensions with Washington.

China Pledges To Uphold Phase One Trade Deal That Includes $200 Billion Purchase Of U.S. Goods

(Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong police warned protesters against unauthorized marches against China’s plans to impose a sweeping national security law, as the measure drew criticism from the U.S., the U.K. and other Western governments.The foreign ministers of the U.K., Australia and Canada said they were “(Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong police warned protesters against unauthorized marches against China’s plans to impose a sweeping national security law, as the measure drew criticism from the U.S., the U.K. and other Western governments.The foreign ministers of the U.K., Australia and Canada said they were “

City Braces for Rallies; Police Issue Warning: Hong Kong Update

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What happened: China’s National People’s Congress started its annual meeting.  On the political side Premier Li Keqiang announced that the country will introduce a security law for Hong Kong, which added to US-China tensions and generated a risk-off sentiment in global markets.What happened: China’s National People’s Congress started its annual meeting.  On the political side Premier Li Keqiang announced that the country will introduce a security law for Hong Kong, which

Focus: China and Hong Kong | Arab News

Milestone comes a day after Communist Party leaders celebrated 'major achievements' in fight against virus. Milestone comes a day after Communist Party leaders celebrated 'major achievements' in fight against virus.

China reports no new coronavirus cases for first time | Coronavirus pandemic News | Al Jazeera

Oil prices tumbled and global equity markets fell on Friday as China's move to impose a new security law on Hong Kong further strained U.S.-China relations and clouded economic recovery prospects.Oil prices tumbled and global equity markets fell on Friday as China's move to impose a new security law on Hong Kong further strained U.S.-China relations and clouded economic recovery prospects.

Hong Kong tensions rattle world stock markets, oil tumbles - Reuters

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...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...

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

A draft decision on establishing and improving the legal system and enforcement mechanisms for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to safeguard national security was submitted to China's national legislature for deliberation on Friday.

NPC to discuss draft decision on national security legislation for HK - CGTN

China's decision to propose new legislation tightening control over Hong Kong has sparked a wave of condemnation from American lawmakers and officials, in yet another sign of worsening relations between the economic superpowers. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a statement Friday saying he "condemns" China's parliament for proposing legislation that he claimed "would be a death knell for the high degree of autonomy Beijing promised for Hong Kong." FILE - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a press briefing at the State Department in Washington, May 20, 2020.He also vowed thatChina's decision to propose new legislation tightening control over Hong Kong has sparked a wave of condemnation from American lawmakers and officials, in yet another sign of worsening relations between the economic superpowers. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a statement Friday saying he "condemns" China's parliament for proposing legislation that he claimed "would be a death knell for the high degree of autonomy Beijing promised for Hong Kong." FILE - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a press briefing at the State Department in Washington, May 20, 2020.He also vowed that

US-China Tensions Rise as Beijing Signals Tightening Controls on Hong Kong | Voice of America - English

This year, the National People’s Congress and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Congress are turning into a self-congratulatory pageant in which the Party’s emboldened leadership celebrates itself.This year, the National People’s Congress and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Congress are turning into a self-congratulatory pageant in which the Party’s emboldened leadership celebrates itself.

China’s Communist Party Declares Victory Over the Coronavirus—and Its Critics—at the Biggest Political Event of the Year | The New Yorker

Commentary Yesterday evening, three faceless bureaucrats from the National People’s Congress filed into a nondescript conference room in ...Commentary Yesterday evening, three faceless bureaucrats from the National People’s Congress filed into a nondescript conference room in ...

Hong Kong on the Brink, as Beijing Goes In For the Kill

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers have sharply criticized China’s move to strengthen its grip on the city and limit opposition.Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers have sharply criticized China’s move to strengthen its grip on the city and limit opposition.

Hong Kong opposition slams China's national security law - Los Angeles Times

The European Union on Friday urged China to respect Hong Kong’s freedoms after Beijing proposed a new security law following pro-democracy protests in the semi-autonomous territory. After consulting EU capitals, Brussels’ diplomatic chief Josep Borrell issued a statement calling for “the preservation of Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy”. Earlier, Premier Li Keqiang had unveiled to China’s […]

EU urges China to respect Hong Kong autonomy | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

While the rest of the world is focused on fighting a deadly pandemic, China has launched another communist power grab.While the rest of the world is focused on fighting a deadly pandemic, China has launched another communist power grab.

China Makes Communist Power Grab: 'The Rule of Law in Hong Kong Is Over' | CBN News

Global stocks dropped Friday after China imposed new rules that seek to extend its powers over Hong Kong and allow it to crack down on dissent i... Global stocks dropped Friday after China imposed new rules that seek to extend its powers over Hong Kong and allow it to crack down on dissent i...

Global stocks dive after China sets up a fresh showdown with Trump and shocks investors by announcing a new Hong Kong security law | Markets Insider

Ever since Hong Kong was, rightly, relinquished by the British colonial authorities and restored to Chinese sovereignty more than two decades ago, Beijing has been playing cat and mouse with its inhabitants.  Now, once again comes a none-too-stealthy attempt to undermine Hong Kong’s right to determine its own affairs, with Beijing trying, as before, to impose its will on theEver since Hong Kong was, rightly, relinquished by the British colonial authorities and restored to Chinese sovereignty more than two decades ago, Beijing has been playing cat and mouse with its

China has sought to evade its international responsibilities for a quarter of a century | The Independent

A proposal to enact new Hong Kong security legislation was submitted to China's rubber-stamp on Friday, state media said, a move expected to fan fresh protests in the semi-autonomous financial hub.A proposal to enact new Hong Kong security legislation was submitted to China's rubber-stamp on Friday, state media said, a move expected to fan fresh protests in the semi-autonomous financial hub.

End Of Hong Kong: China Pushes For National Security Law After Unrest

Will a national security law that is to be implemented in Hong Kong undermine the “one country, two systems” principle? Before answering this question, we’d like to ask: Which country does not have national security laws? Which country would allow its administrative regions to become a void of national security where some internal forces collude with foreign forces and jeopardize national security?

National security law a 'death knell' for US intervention in HK: Global Times editorial - Global Times

This hybrid of East and West may have reached the limits of its middle ground.This hybrid of East and West may have reached the limits of its middle ground.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today condemned China's proposed national security law to be imposed on Hong Kong. Also Read: Decoding the new national security law China is set to impose on Hong KongUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today condemned China's proposed national security law to be imposed on Hong Kong. Also Read: Decoding the new national security law China is set to impose on Hong Kong

Condemn China's imposition of national security legislation on Hong Kong: US, World News | wionews.com

His much-touted trade victory has crashed and burned with the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump's Trade Deal With China Is Dead, Killed by the Coronavirus

China is planning to unilaterally modify Hong Kong's laws, and will likely outlaw the promotion of secession, subversion, and foreign interference.China is planning to unilaterally modify Hong Kong's laws, and will likely outlaw the promotion of secession, subversion, and foreign interference.

China's new national security laws for Hong Kong, explained - Insider

The pandemic has weakened China’s economy but not its leaders’ desire to assert powerThe pandemic has weakened China’s economy but not its leaders’ desire to assert power

Still aiming high - China paints a target on Hong Kong, but abandons one for growth | China | The Economist

The Chinese legislature’s adoption of a formal decision to directly impose national security legislation on Hong Kong threatens the basic rights and freedoms of the city’s people, Human Rights Watch said today.The Chinese legislature’s adoption of a formal decision to directly impose national security legislation on Hong Kong threatens the basic rights and freedoms of the city’s people, Human Rights Watch

Hong Kong: Beijing Threatens Draconian Security Law | Human Rights Watch

The warning from America’s top diplomat came as lawmakers in the National People’s Congress took up the controversial legislation.

Pompeo blasts Beijing’s national security bill as ‘death knell’ for Hong Kong’s autonomy - POLITICO