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Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law, bearing out 'worst fears'

8:37am BST

HONG KONG Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai became the highest-profile person arrested under a new national security law on Monday, detained over suspected collusion with foreign forces as around 200 police searched the offices of his Apple Daily newspaper. | Video

Exclusive: Global banks scrutinize their Hong Kong clients for pro-democracy ties

20 Jul 2020

HONG KONG Global wealth managers are examining whether their clients in Hong Kong have ties to the city's pro-democracy movement, in an attempt to avoid getting caught in the crosshairs of China's new national security law, according to six people with knowledge of the matter. | Video

EXCLUSIVE-Global banks scrutinize their Hong Kong clients for pro-democracy ties -sources

20 Jul 2020

HONG KONG, July 20 Global wealth managers are examining whether their clients in Hong Kong have ties to the city's pro-democracy movement, in an attempt to avoid getting caught in the crosshairs of China's new national security law, according to six people with knowledge of the matter.

Special Report: Hong Kong's top cop overshadows embattled leader Lam as China cracks down

08 Jul 2020

HONG KONG As Hong Kong fretted over tough new national security legislation Beijing was fashioning earlier this year, Chris Tang enthusiastically supported the move. It was needed, Hong Kong's combative police chief said, to extinguish calls for the city's independence and restore order.

China's security law upends freewheeling Hong Kong's legal landscape

02 Jul 2020

HONG KONG Leading Hong Kong lawyers are warning of a stark new era of mainland justice as they digest the full impact of China's new national security law imposed directly by Communist Party leaders in Beijing.

What you need to know about Hong Kong's national security law

01 Jul 2020

HONG KONG China's sweeping new national security law for Hong Kong took effect in the global financial hub at 11 p.m. local time (1500 GMT) - the same moment the city authorities published the law. It is expected to mark the biggest change in the freewheeling former British colony since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997. | Video

Explainer: What you need to know about Hong Kong's national security law

01 Jul 2020

HONG KONG China's sweeping new national security law for Hong Kong took effect in the global financial hub at 11 p.m. local time (1500 GMT) - the same moment the city authorities published the law. It is expected to mark the biggest change in the freewheeling former British colony since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997. | Video

What you need to know about Hong Kong's national security law

01 Jul 2020

HONG KONG China's sweeping new national security law for Hong Kong took effect in the global financial hub at 11 p.m. local time (1500 GMT) - the same moment the city authorities published the law. It is expected to mark the biggest change in the freewheeling former British colony since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997. | Video

From renditions to closed-door trials, China's security law upends Hong Kong legal landscape

01 Jul 2020

HONG KONG, July 1 Leading Hong Kong lawyers are warning of a stark new era of mainland justice as they digest the full impact of China's new national security law imposed directly by Communist Party leaders in Beijing.

EXPLAINER-What you need to know about Hong Kong's national security law

30 Jun 2020

HONG KONG, July 1 China's sweeping new national security law for Hong Kong took effect in the global financial hub at 11 p.m. local time (1500 GMT) - the same moment the city authorities published the law. It is expected to mark the biggest change in the freewheeling former British colony since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997.

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