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Mike Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China

Asia Pacific May 28, 2020

Mike Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has notified Congress that the Trump administration no longer regards Hong Kong as autonomous from mainland China, setting the stage for the U.S. to withdraw the former British colony’s preferential trade and financial status it has enjoyed since ...

Taiwan president pledges humanitarian relief for Hong Kongers

Asia Pacific May 27, 2020

Taiwan president pledges humanitarian relief for Hong Kongers

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday pledged to draw up a plan to give humanitarian relief to people involved in pro-democracy protests in Taiwan's most concrete intervention since a renewal of unrest in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong. China's proposed new security legislation for the former British ...

Hong Kong police clamp down on national anthem law protests

Asia Pacific May 27, 2020

Hong Kong police clamp down on national anthem law protests

Hong Kong police cast a dragnet around the financial hub's legislature on Wednesday and fired pepper-pellet rounds in the commercial district as they stamped down on protests against a bill banning insults to China's national anthem. The latest unrest comes days after China announced separate ...

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