The Apple Daily’s chief editorial writer was arrested at Hong Kong’s airport, local media reported, the seventh person swept up this month in a national security probe into the now-shut pro-democracy newspaper. Fung Wai-kong was detained as he attempted to leave the city, media including ...
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Hundreds of police officers descended on the newspaper’s Hong Kong headquarters, media reports said.
The arrests of 47 opposition figures represented the most sweeping use of the national security law imposed by China last year.
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.
The courts are on the front lines of a clash between two very different legal systems.
The resignations came after China moved to disqualify unpatriotic lawmakers, one of Beijing’s strongest moves yet to stifle dissent in the territory.
When China passed its new Hong Kong security law on June 30, officials said it would only affect "extremely few criminals.” Less than two weeks later, it’s clear Beijing is trying to wipe away signs of the city’s protest movement from the streets. The law ...
The legislation fuels uncertainty not only among Hong Kong’s 7.5 million residents, but some 1,300 foreign companies with regional headquarters there.
The laws will shape the future of Hong Kong, raising questions about the autonomy of a city whose status is a underpinned by its distinction from the mainland.