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US suspends extradition and tax agreements with Hong Kong
The Trump administration on Wednesday suspended or terminated three bilateral agree...
Hong Kong tycoon and activist Jimmy Lai arrested
Hong Kong authorities broadened their enforcement of a new national security law on Monday, ...
Covid-19 re-infection: How concerned should you be?
Researchers at the University of Hong Kong on Monday said that a man who has recovered from COVID-19 was infected again four-and-a-half mont...
China warns Norway against granting Nobel Peace Prize to Hong Kong democracy activists
Wang's visit comes in the backdrop of Norway preparing to take up a rotational seat on the United Nations Security Council, of which China is a permanent member. Wang also held talks with Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide on Thursday.
COVID-19: Hong Kong researchers report first documented coronavirus re-infection
The findings indicate the disease, which has killed more than 800,000 people worldwide, may continue to spread amongst the global population despite herd immunity, they said. The 33-year-old male was cleared of COVID-19 and discharged from a hospital in April, but tested positive again after returning from Spain via Britain on Aug. 15.
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under new security law
Jimmy Lai, a media tycoon and critic of the Chinese Communist Party, was arrested on August 10 on charges of "collusion with a foreign count...
Hong Kong bars Air India flights till October 3 after passengers test positive for COVID
Passengers from India can arrive in Hong Kong only if they have a COVID-19 negative certificate from a test done within 72 hours prior to the journey, according to rules issued by the Hong Kong government in July. Moreover, all international passengers are required to undergo a post-flight COVID-19 test at the Hong Kong airport.
Global human rights bodies urge UN chief to appoint special envoy to probe violations by Chinese state
Earlier June 26, an unprecedented 50 United Nations experts called for “decisive measures to protect fundamental freedoms in China.” They highlighted China’s mass human rights violations in Hong Kong, Tibet, and Xinjiang, suppression of information in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.
China announces new restrictions on US diplomats' activities
In a statement posted online late Friday, a foreign ministry spokesperson said the rules would apply to senior diplomats and all other personnel at the American Embassy in Beijing and consulates throughout China.
Hong Kong bans restaurant dining as it battles new wave of coronavirus
The measures, which take effect from Wednesday, are the first time the densely populated city has completely banned dining in restaurants. Since late January, more than 2,700 people have been infected in Hong Kong, 20 of whom have died.
Crypto Yuan will meet the Dollar — in Hong Kong
Major battle in the U.S.-China financial cold war could be fought over a decades-old currency peg.
Why is China coming after Americans like me in the US?
My surprising new status as an international fugitive illustrates the imminent threat to free expression that pro-democracy activists have consistently warned about over the past year.
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law, bearing out 'worst fears'
Lai, 71, has been one of the most prominent democracy activists in the Chinese-ruled city and an ardent critic of Beijing, which imposed the sweeping new law on Hong Kong on June 30, drawing condemnation from Western countries.