For Hong Kong residents wondering what sort of behavior might breach the Beijing-imposed national security law, one of the city’s top police officers says it’s the wrong question to ask.
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Hong Kong institutions are further restricting public access to information, raising concerns over transparency as China increases its grip over the Asian financial hub. The most significant change is a government proposal to restrict public access to the Companies Registry, limiting the information to correspondence ...
Confidence in both the Sinovac shot and the government’s vaccine drive has plummeted.
For almost a quarter of a century, the city stood as the one place under Beijing’s rule with open elections. Now, China may have been convinced to end the experiment in democracy.
India's pharmaceutical industry had already made the South Asian nation the main supplier of essential medicines to the developing world.
On Jan. 31, the U.K. will begin accepting visa applications for as many as 2.9 million eligible Hong Kong residents and 2.3 million additional dependents.
The nations quickest to enact social distancing and contact-tracing systems have mostly kept COVID-19 in check, but their citizens now find themselves lagging in receiving vaccinations.
The People’s Daily newspaper said in a commentary Tuesday that those found to be disloyal must not be allowed to seek office.
By the time Biden becomes U.S. president, there might not be much democracy left to save in the Asian financial hub.
That uncertainty presents another roadblock in China’s efforts to extend its political influence across Asia, Africa and South America.