China-U.S. ties plunge further over Hong Kong sanctions

Asia Pacific / Politics Aug 8, 2020

China-U.S. ties plunge further over Hong Kong sanctions

China on Saturday slammed the United States for imposing "barbarous" sanctions in response to Beijing's crackdown in Hong Kong, capping a dramatic week of deteriorating relations between the world's two biggest economies. In the toughest U.S. action on Hong Kong since China imposed a sweeping ...

Survey shows Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests may be losing steam

Asia Pacific Jun 26, 2020

Survey shows Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests may be losing steam

Support for yearlong pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong has slipped, now getting the backing of a slim majority, as the city braces for the imposition of Beijing-drafted national security legislation, a survey conducted for Reuters showed. Protests escalated last June over a since-withdrawn bill that ...