Tag: Hong Kong

Hong Kong to impose first Covid-19 lockdown on virus-hit district: reports

Thousands of Hong Kongers will be ordered to stay in their homes for the city's first coronavirus lockdown, local media reported Friday, as authorities...

Hong Kong government slams US for ‘insane’ sanctions

Hong Kong on Saturday hit back at the United States over its latest sanctions on six pro-China officials, slamming the move as "insane, shameless...
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Chinese state-owned companies debt defaults send investors into a tizzy

India, Dec. 14 — Despite claims of an economic recovery, Chinese state-owned companies are defaulting on their debts. A string of missed debt repayments...
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HK media mogul and Beijing critic Jimmy Lai charged under security law

Hong Kong -- The city's media tycoon and Beijing critic Jimmy Lai was charged under a new national security law on Friday (Dec 11),...
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Hong Kong police make national security arrests over campus protest

Hong Kong police arrested three people on Monday for chanting banned slogans at a university campus last month, accusing them of violating a draconian...
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Can sworn enemies Umno and DAP work together? Kadir Jasin says if Dr M...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 6 — To Datuk Kadir A. Jasin, the former press secretary and a close ally of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, life-long...
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US ends China-funded exchange programs, calls them ‘propaganda tools’

The US State Department said Friday it was terminating five Chinese-funded exchange programs with the United States, calling them propaganda tools for Beijing. Secretary...

Hong Kong, Singapore ‘travel bubble’ delayed indefinitely

Hong Kong and Singapore on Tuesday indefinitely delayed a "travel bubble" in a new blow to their hard-hit tourism and aviation industries as the...

Donald Low: Why Singaporeans and Hongkongers reacted differently to travel bubble suspension

Academic Donald Low pointed out the differences in how residents of Singapore and Hong Kong reacted to the suspension of the travel bubble between...

Hong Kong reimposes strict social distancing as fourth wave strikes

Hong Kong reimposed social distancing measures at some of their strictest levels in the city since the start of the coronavirus pandemic on Monday,...