'Hidden language': Hong Kongers get creative against security law

Asia Pacific Jul 4, 2020

'Hidden language': Hong Kongers get creative against security law

Hong Kongers are finding creative ways to voice dissent after Beijing blanketed the city in a new security law and police began arresting people displaying now forbidden political slogans. Faced with the sudden threat of prosecution for anything that might promote greater autonomy or independence ...

China clashes with U.S. over new Hong Kong security law

Asia Pacific / Politics Jul 3, 2020

China clashes with U.S. over new Hong Kong security law

China promised Thursday to take "strong countermeasures" if the U.S. presses ahead with tough new sanctions that target banks over infringements on Hong Kong's autonomy, after Beijing imposed a sweeping security law on the restless financial hub. Beijing has faced a groundswell of criticism from ...

Joe Biden blames 'weak' Trump for Hong Kong clampdown

World / Politics Jul 2, 2020

Joe Biden blames 'weak' Trump for Hong Kong clampdown

U.S. presidential contender Joe Biden on Wednesday blamed a "weak" Donald Trump for China's clampdown in Hong Kong, vowing a tougher stance on human rights if he wins the White House. "It's no wonder Beijing is acting with impunity. Time and again, President Trump has ...