Washington: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an order ending the preferential treatment enjoyed by Hong Kong, as his administration adopts an increasingly tough stance on China.
Hong Kong: Hong Kong journalists have expressed concern over unintentionally violating the new national security law which China has imposed on the city.
Tokyo: People from different regions of the world, including Hong Kong, Tibet and East Turkestan, demonstrated against China in the Japanese capital Tokyo on Sunday.
Hong Kong: Despite violent protests and agitations, Chinese authorities have opened a new agency in Hong Kong city which will be engaged in monitoring the implementation of the newly enacted law on national security in the special administrative region, media reports said.
Geneva: The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has said it is analysing the contents of the new National Security Law that was adopted very carefully by China recently in terms of its compliance with the international human rights obligations applicable to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Chinese video-sharing social networking service TikTok will exit the Hong Kong market within days, Reuters reported.
Hong Kong: In what seems to be yet another attempt by Beijing to muzzle democratic voices, Hong Kong libraries have taken at least nine titles written by localist or democracy advocates out of circulation pending a review of whether the books run afoul of the new national security law, media reports said.
Ottawa: The Canadian government has expressed its concern over China's move of passing national security legislation for Hong Kong.
New York: The UN human rights office, OHCHR, has expressed alarm at the arrest of demonstrators in Hong Kong, following China’s adoption of a national security law for the Special Administrative Region (SAR).
Hong Kong: Just days after China secretly drafted and introduced a new controversial security law for Hong Kong, a prominent democracy activist fled the region, vowing to continue the fight from foreign shores.
Beijing/Sputnik: China's State Council has appointed Luo Huining as national security adviser to the Committee for Safeguarding National Security of Hong Kong set up by fresh security law, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Friday.
As China imposes law on national security in Hong Kong, city's pro-democracy group Demosisto has announced it will disband, media reports said.
Beijing/Sputnik: The Hong Kong police on Wednesday announced the first arrest for violating the new national security law, just a day after Beijing enacted the legislation.
Moscow/Sputnik: The Chinese law on national security in Hong Kong entails punishment of three-year to lifetime imprisonment for activities related to separatism, according to freshly-published details of the legislation that has reignited protests in the peninsula and caused a backlash abroad.
Beijing/UNI: Beijing on Tuesday unanimously passed the controversial security law for Hong Kong that will not only criminalise secession, subversion and collusion with foreign forces, but also effectively curtail protests and freedom of speech.