China imposed sanctions on former Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and six others on Friday, in response to recent U.S. actions over Chinese threats to Hong Kong's autonomy.
Last week, the Biden administration warned American companies against doing...
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After studying cash transfer programs conducted by its neighbors, Hong Kong is experimenting with putting money in people’s hands to help its struggling retailers.More than 6 million people have registered to receive Hong Kong’s HK$5000 (US$640)...
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Regulators' harsh response to Didi's IPO has forced the 20 or so Chinese companies that had plans to go public in New York to re-evaluate, according to a Financial Times report.
34 Chinese firms raised $12.4...
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"The arrests, during which hooded suspects were led away by officials, came after three books, published by the General Association of Hong Kong Speech Therapists, described Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activists as sheep who were protecting their...
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Hong Kong police have arrested five trade union members and a court has denied bail for four editors and journalists held on charges of endangering national security, as part of a widening crackdown on dissent in the city
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A coalition of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists in exile has issued an urgent public plea to the U.S. Congress to pass legislation that will grant refugee status to Hong Kong citizens with “well-founded fears of persecution” by the...
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Hong Kong’s legislature today began debating new legal rules that would criminalize doxxing, the practice of publicly disclosing someone’s private information. While the government has said the rules are meant to protect individuals from having...
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Hong Kong authorities 'alarmed by unsubstantiated remarks' Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam has slammed a US government advisory that warns business of warrantless surveillance and the potential for forced surrender of corporate and customer...
Beijing's Grip Means Hong Kong Is No Longer Special
By Ye Xie, Bloomberg report and macro commentator
Three things we learned last week:
1. Beijing signals that Hong Kong is preferable to New York for Chinese IPOs
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Identifying a problem is at best only half the job of fixing the world. Responsibility demands that we must determine whether any proposed solution to the problem will result in actual betterment.
No one made this point more strongly that Edmund...
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U.S. Treasury blacklists seven Chinese officials under Trump-era Hong Kong Autonomy Act.
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Along with the sanctions, the US Treasury issued advice, warning businesses not to operate in the special administrative region.
* Catastrophic flooding in Germany has killed at least 93 people
* US set to warn companies about Hong Kong’s ‘deteriorating’ situation, Biden says
* Treasury Sec. Yellen expects ‘several more months of rapid inflation’
* Yields are low...
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President Biden speaks to reporters on July 8.
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At a White House press briefing on Thursday, Biden said the situation in Hong Kong is "deteriorating."
The White House is set to issue a business advisory - expected...
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Prepares to enact its anti-doxxing laws – without amendments requested by Big Tech Hong Kong’s Customs and Excise Department yesterday arrested four men over alleged money-laundering using cryptocurrency.…
An Instagram influencer in Hong Kong reportedly died after slipping while taking a selfie at a waterfall.
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An influencer by the name of Sofia Cheung and three of her friends visited Ha Pak Lai park on Saturday,...
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