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Hong Kong's pro-democracy bloc set to resign amid China crackdown

Asia Pacific Nov 12, 2020

Hong Kong's pro-democracy bloc set to resign amid China crackdown

Hong Kong's legislature opened Thursday ahead of the planned mass resignation of its pro-democracy bloc, one day after the government ousted four of its members. One of the pro-democracy lawmakers, Lam Cheuk-ting, unfurled a banner from a balcony of the legislative council building saying the ...

Asia Pacific Aug 6, 2020

China sentences Canadian to death for drugs amid strained ties

A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death on drug charges, a decision that follows capital punishment rulings handed down to other Canadians and comes as ties between Beijing and Ottawa remain fraught. The Guangzhou Intermediate People’s Court on Thursday sentenced Canadian Xu Weihong ...

Hong Kong ceases to be safe haven in gathering China-U.S. storm

Asia Pacific Jul 16, 2020

Hong Kong ceases to be safe haven in gathering China-U.S. storm

Hong Kong, until recently an oasis of political stability in Asia, is now gripped with unprecedented regulatory and legal uncertainty that threatens its position as one of the world’s top financial hubs. China’s recent imposition of a sweeping, but vaguely worded national security law has ...