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China sanctions U.S. lawmakers in dispute over Uighur Muslims

6:42pm BST

BEIJING China announced "corresponding sanctions" against the United States on Monday after Washington penalized senior Chinese officials over the treatment of Uighur Muslims in its Xinjiang region. | Video

China releases professor who criticised President Xi, friends say

12 Jul 2020

BEIJING A Beijing law professor who has been an outspoken critic of China's President Xi Jinping and the ruling Communist Party was released on Sunday after six days of detention, his friends said.

Chinese law professor who criticised leadership is detained, friends say

06 Jul 2020

BEIJING A Beijing law professor who has been an outspoken critic of China's ruling Communist Party and President Xi Jinping was taken away by authorities on Monday, several friends and colleagues told Reuters.

China names head of new national security office in Hong Kong

03 Jul 2020

BEIJING Beijing has appointed an official who became prominent during a clampdown on protests in a Chinese village as director of its new national security office in Hong Kong, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday.

China names head of new national security office in Hong Kong

03 Jul 2020

BEIJING Beijing has appointed an official who became prominent during a clampdown on protests in a Chinese village as director of its new national security office in Hong Kong, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday.

China passes sweeping Hong Kong security law, heralding authoritarian era

01 Jul 2020

HONG KONG/BEIJING Beijing on Tuesday unveiled new national security laws for Hong Kong that will punish crimes of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces with up to life in prison, heralding a more authoritarian era for China's freest city. | Video

Suspects arrested by Chinese agents in Hong Kong could be tried on mainland

01 Jul 2020

BEIJING/HONG KONG Suspects arrested by Beijing's new security office in Hong Kong could be tried on the mainland, a senior Chinese official said on Wednesday, a move certain to spark alarm in the Chinese-ruled city as a contentious new national security law takes effect. | Video

China passes national security law in turning point for Hong Kong

30 Jun 2020

HONG KONG/BEIJING China's parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the former British colony's way of life since it returned to Chinese rule 23 years ago. | Video

Wendepunkt für Hongkong - China verabschiedet Sicherheitsgesetz

30 Jun 2020

Hongkong Chinas Parlament hat das hoch umstrittene Sicherheitsgesetz für Hongkong verabschiedet und bereitet damit den radikalsten Einschnitt in die Autonomie der Finanzmetropole vor.

China taps World Bank official for U.S.-facing finance post: sources

25 Jun 2020

China is adding a new face to its trade negotiation team by appointing its chief representative at the World Bank to head the Finance Ministry's international cooperation department, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

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