Hong Kong

Special administrative region of China

Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (HKSAR), is a metropolitan area and special administrative region of the People's Republic of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta of the South China Sea. With over 7.5 million people of various nationalities in a 1,104-square-kilometre (426 sq mi) territory, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world.

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China slammed the United States for imposing "barbarous" sanctions in response to Beijing's crackdown in Hong Kong.
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Carrie Lam vowed to heal divisions when she became Hong Kong’s leader, but her tenure has been marred by massive democracy protests and a crackdown by Beijing..
10 hours ago • WorldNews
The head of mainland China’s Liaison Office in Hong Kong, Luo Huining, pointed out that the recent personal US sanctions will have zero effect on him and only..
13 hours ago • WorldNews
The Trump administration is imposing a new round of sanctions on top officials in Hong Kong, including leader Carrie Lam. The move is in response to Lam..
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The US on Friday (US time) imposed sanctions on Hong Kong officials, including the pro-China leader of the government, accusing them of cooperating with..
1 day ago • New Zealand Herald
The U.S. imposed a fresh round of sanctions on Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam and 10 other officials over China's crackdown on the territory.
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The sanctions are the latest in a string of actions the Trump administration has taken targeting China.
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US imposes sanctions on Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam and other top officials for undermining territory's autonomy
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Cathay Pacific’s HK$11.7 billion (US$1.5 billion) rights issue has been oversubscribed, wrapping up the only item of the three-part HK$39 billion..
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Hong Kong: Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong filed a court challenge on Friday against his disqualification from district polls, in a move which may..
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The US consulate in Hong Kong on Friday said it was "ludicrous" to suggest its diplomats meeting with pro-democracy politicians could breach the city's new..
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The annual vigil had been banned for the first time in 30 years, with officials citing coronavirus rules.
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The Foreign Correspondents' Club warns pressure from Beijing could jeopardise press freedom.
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Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday amid investor concern about U.S. stimulus spending and a trade agreement with Beijing. Shanghai and Hong Kong advanced..
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(Bloomberg) — China aims to boost Hong Kong’s coronavirus testing capacity to 20 times its current ability, said the leader of a support team sent from..
4 days ago • WorldNews
After Beijing enacted a sweeping national security law for Hong Kong, the city’s leader tried to allay fears of a broad crackdown on dissent by promising the..
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Shares France on Monday said it was halting ratification of an extradition treaty with Hong Kong after Beijing introduced a controversial new security law in the..
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Hong Kong's government is tightening restrictions as coronavirus cases surge in the city. Wall Street Journal social media editor Joyu Wang is based in Hong Kong..
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Local councillors fear China could use the trip to collect DNA samples for surveillance purposes.
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Dissidents urge united stand against Chinese and look to eastern bloc tactics for inspiration Prominent Hong Kong democracy activists have responded to China’s..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Shares Hong Kong opened a temporary field hospital with 500 beds on Saturday to house stable COVID-19 patients as the city battles a new wave of virus..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Six activists, including some now in the UK, are reportedly wanted under the new security law.
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HONG KONG — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced Friday that the government will postpone highly anticipated legislative elections by one year, citing a..
1 week ago • WorldNews
The move comes weeks after China imposed a controversial national security law on Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong (CNN)Hong Kong's decision to bar 12 pro-democracy candidates from standing in forthcoming local elections has raised serious concerns over whether..
1 week ago • WorldNews
China’s new security law in Hong Kong has caused alarm. But what’s it all about?
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Hong Kong’s government barred 12 pro-democracy activists including Joshua Wong from running in September elections and said more could be disqualified,..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Pro-democracy campaigners had hoped to capitalise on anger over a controversial security law.
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