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Hong Kong Security Law Redraws Lines, Making Some Ideas Dangerous

Hong Kong Security Law Redraws Lines, Making Some Ideas Dangerous

Hong Kong Security Law Redraws Lines, Making Some Ideas Dangerous Hong Kong Security Law Redraws Lines, Making Some Ideas Dangerous HONG KONG — A barge draped with enormous red banners celebrating China’s new security law was sailing across Hong Kong’s famed Victoria Harbor only hours after the legislation passed. The police now hoist a purple sign warning protesters that their …

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Hong Kong, Australia Outbreak, Hagia Sophia: Your Friday Briefing

Hong Kong, U.K. Domestic Violence, Jeffrey Epstein: Your Friday Briefing

Hong Kong, Australia Outbreak, Hagia Sophia: Your Friday Briefing Hong Kong, Australia Outbreak, Hagia Sophia: Your Friday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering how China’s security apparatus is expanding to Hong Kong, an outbreak in Australia and worries about a holiday weekend in the U.S. Hong Kong: China’s security forces move …

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What Hong Kong’s Pandemic Experience Taught Uber About Other Cities

What Hong Kong’s Pandemic Experience Taught Uber About Other Cities

What Hong Kong’s Pandemic Experience Taught Uber About Other Cities What Hong Kong’s Pandemic Experience Taught Uber About Other Cities OAKLAND, Calif. — In late February, Uber executives were set to gather in San Francisco to form business plans for the year as the coronavirus steadily spread beyond China. While some executives who were initially invited had been told to …

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Hong Kong, U.K. Domestic Violence, Jeffrey Epstein: Your Friday Briefing

Hong Kong, U.K. Domestic Violence, Jeffrey Epstein: Your Friday Briefing

Hong Kong, U.K. Domestic Violence, Jeffrey Epstein: Your Friday Briefing Hong Kong, U.K. Domestic Violence, Jeffrey Epstein: Your Friday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering how China’s security apparatus is expanding to Hong Kong, rising domestic violence in Britain and locals enjoying a tourist-free Venice. Hong Kong: China’s security forces moving …

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Senate Sends Trump a Bill to Punish Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong

Senate Sends Trump a Bill to Punish Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong

Senate Sends Trump a Bill to Punish Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong Senate Sends Trump a Bill to Punish Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation to impose sanctions on Chinese officials trying to stamp out political dissent in Hong Kong, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk for his signature. The passage …

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Hong Kong Opens Door to China’s Hulking Security State

Hong Kong Opens Door to China’s Hulking Security State

Hong Kong Opens Door to China’s Hulking Security State Hong Kong Opens Door to China’s Hulking Security State China’s state security apparatus has largely worked in the shadows while the Communist Party leader, Xi Jinping, expanded it over recent years into a bulwark against threats to party rule, public order and national unity. Hong Kong could change that low profile. …

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Hong Kong’s New Weapon Against Protesters: A Purple Warning Flag

Hong Kong’s New Weapon Against Protesters: A Purple Warning Flag

Hong Kong’s New Weapon Against Protesters: A Purple Warning Flag Hong Kong’s New Weapon Against Protesters: A Purple Warning Flag Just hours after China imposed its tough new national security law on Hong Kong, the city’s police force deployed a new weapon in its running battle with protesters: a purple flag warning demonstrators that shouting certain slogans or carrying banners …

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‘We Have to Act Out Our Freedom’: Protesters Hit Streets in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Security Law Sends a Chill Over the City

‘We Have to Act Out Our Freedom’: Protesters Hit Streets in Hong Kong ‘We Have to Act Out Our Freedom’: Protesters Hit Streets in Hong Kong new video loaded: ‘We Have to Act Out Our Freedom’: Protesters Hit Streets in Hong Kong transcript Back transcript ‘We Have to Act Out Our Freedom’: Protesters Hit Streets in Hong Kong Hong Kong …

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As China Strengthens Grip on Hong Kong, Taiwan Sees a Threat

As China Strengthens Grip on Hong Kong, Taiwan Sees a Threat

As China Strengthens Grip on Hong Kong, Taiwan Sees a Threat As China Strengthens Grip on Hong Kong, Taiwan Sees a Threat TAIPEI, Taiwan — China’s leader, Xi Jinping, has long tried to convince Taiwan that unification was a historical inevitability, alternately enticing the democratic island with economic incentives while bluntly warning that any move toward formal independence would be …

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Trump administration ‘squandered’ Hong Kong to ‘sell soybeans’ to China, top Democrat says

Trump administration 'squandered' Hong Kong to 'sell soybeans' to China, top Democrat says

Trump administration ‘squandered’ Hong Kong to ‘sell soybeans’ to China, top Democrat says Trump administration ‘squandered’ Hong Kong to ‘sell soybeans’ to China, top Democrat says The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. A top House Democrat on Wednesday accused the Trump administration of having “squandered” the situation …

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