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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’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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China Responds with Restraint to Trump’s Move to End Hong Kong’s ‘Special Status’

China Responds with Restraint to Trump's Move to End Hong Kong's 'Special Status'

China Responds with Restraint to Trump’s Move to End Hong Kong’s ‘Special Status’ China Responds with Restraint to Trump’s Move to End Hong Kong’s ‘Special Status’ After staying quiet for days following President Trump’s move to curtail relations with Hong Kong, Beijing weighed in on Monday with a relatively measured response, suggesting that it might be waiting for details about …

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Beijing Threatens Hong Kong’s Companies and Workers

Beijing Threatens Hong Kong's Companies and Workers

Beijing Threatens Hong Kong’s Companies and Workers Beijing Threatens Hong Kong’s Companies and Workers HONG KONG — China and its allies are using threats and pressure to get business to back Beijing’s increasingly hard-line stance toward Hong Kong, leading companies to muzzle or intimidate workers who speak out in protest. Leung Chun-ying, Hong Kong’s former top leader, on Friday called …

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Hong Kong’s Protest Movement, Faced with Beijing’s Security Push, is In Crisis

Hong Kong's Protest Movement, Faced with Beijing's Security Push, is In Crisis

Hong Kong’s Protest Movement, Faced with Beijing’s Security Push, is In Crisis Hong Kong’s Protest Movement, Faced with Beijing’s Security Push, is In Crisis HONG KONG — Protesters have deleted their social media accounts, afraid that their messages could be used against them under China’s new national security laws. Young parents have scoured the internet for instructions on emigration. Organizers have …

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Why the U.S. May Remove Hong Kong’s ‘Special Status’

Why the U.S. May Remove Hong Kong's 'Special Status'

Why the U.S. May Remove Hong Kong’s ‘Special Status’ Why the U.S. May Remove Hong Kong’s ‘Special Status’ Hong Kong risks becoming collateral damage in the growing rivalry between China and the United States. Chinese leaders have moved to extend Beijing’s grip over the former British colony. In response, officials in Washington are considering whether to strip away the special …

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China’s Security Law Shakes Hong Kong’s Business World

China's Security Law Shakes Hong Kong's Business World

China’s Security Law Shakes Hong Kong’s Business World China’s Security Law Shakes Hong Kong’s Business World HONG KONG — China’s desire to take a stronger hand in running Hong Kong has imperiled its status as Asia’s financial capital, sending its stock market into its sharpest plunge in five years and spurring predictions that money and business could soon leave the …

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Filipino Musicians Drive Hong Kong’s Music Scene, but Gigs Have Dried Up

Filipino Musicians Drive Hong Kong’s Music Scene, but Gigs Have Dried Up

Filipino Musicians Drive Hong Kong’s Music Scene, but Gigs Have Dried Up Filipino Musicians Drive Hong Kong’s Music Scene, but Gigs Have Dried Up HONG KONG — The lively melodies were resounding off wood, glass and marble as the pianist performed jazz standards at a swanky hotel lobby. But there was no audience to hear Jezrael Lucero play. Even the …

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Who’s Making Hong Kong’s Ubiquitous Face Masks? Prisoners, Among Others.

Who’s Making Hong Kong’s Ubiquitous Face Masks? Prisoners, Among Others.

Who’s Making Hong Kong’s Ubiquitous Face Masks? Prisoners, Among Others. Who’s Making Hong Kong’s Ubiquitous Face Masks? Prisoners, Among Others. HONG KONG — When word came that a dangerous new virus was killing people in mainland China, the people of Hong Kong sprang into action. Virtually overnight, the schools were closed, posters appeared around the city reminding residents to wash …

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