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New York Times to move part of Hong Kong office to Seoul in wake of security law

16 Jul 2020

HONG KONG The New York Times will shift part of its Hong Kong office to Seoul, the latest sign of the chill spreading in the global financial centre just two weeks after Beijing imposed a new national security law.

New York Times to move part of Hong Kong office to Seoul in wake of security law

16 Jul 2020

HONG KONG The New York Times will shift part of its Hong Kong office to Seoul, the latest sign of the chill spreading in the global financial centre just two weeks after Beijing imposed a new national security law.

Hong Kong police search pollster's office days after security law introduced

11 Jul 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong police searched the office of an independent political pollster on Friday, 10 days after Beijing imposed sweeping national security legislation that has sent a chill across the former British colony.

Hong Kong details new powers under controversial China law

06 Jul 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong released additional details of China's new national security law for the former British colony on Monday, saying security forces had overriding authority to enter and search properties for evidence and stop people from leaving the city.

Hong Kong details new powers under controversial China law

06 Jul 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong released additional details of China's new national security law for the former British colony on Monday, saying security forces had overriding authority to enter and search properties for evidence and stop people from leaving the city.

Hong Kong man accused of terrorism in first use of new China security law

03 Jul 2020

HONG KONG A man carrying a "Liberate Hong Kong" sign as he drove a motorcycle into police at a protest against the territory's Chinese rulers became on Friday the first person charged with inciting separatism and terrorism under a new security law. | Video

British PM Johnson tells China: We'll not walk away from Hong Kong people

03 Jun 2020

LONDON/HONG KONG Britain will not walk away from the people of Hong Kong if China imposes a national security law that would conflict with its international obligations under a 1984 accord, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday.

U.S. businesses awake to 'sad day' in Hong Kong as Trump moves to squeeze economic ties

30 May 2020

HONG KONG The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong said on Saturday it was a sad day for the global financial centre, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump moved towards stripping the city of its special treatment in a bid to punish China.

Lam courts Davos elite with dim sum, as Hong Kong scrambles to contain virus

24 Jan 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland With dim sum, cocktails and gold chocolate coins, Hong Kong wrapped up its Davos charm offensive confident the financial hub is back on track, even as officials fly home to tackle a deadly flu-like virus.

Hong Kong leader Lam insists to stay on to tackle crises

22 Jan 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland A confident Carrie Lam said on Wednesday that Hong Kong had several crises to manage, but insisted she was staying on as the Chinese-ruled city's leader, dismissing calls to step down.

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