Hong Kong

China Sanctions Wilbur Ross, Others In Response To U.s. Warnings On Hong Kong

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...
Related topics: China, Joe Biden

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Hong Kong’s $4.6 Billion Spending Stimulus Can’t Revive Retail Without Tourists

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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Why Hong Kong Is The Most Expensive Housing Market In The World

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Banks Are Reportedly Scrambling To Move Ipos Of Chinese Companies From New York To Hong Kong After...

Martin Puddy/Getty Images 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...
Related topics: Banking, Initial Public Offering

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"five Speech Therapists Were Arrested This Morning By Hong Kong’s National Security Police,...

"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...
Related topics: Police, Activism

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Hong Kong Jails Seven Over Notorious Mob Attack During 2019 Protests

The incident became a turning point in Hong Kong’s months-long uprising and fueled public distrust in the police force.
Related topics: Protests, Police

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Hong Kong Police Arrest 5 Trade Union Members For Sedition

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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Hong Kong Pro-democracy Activists Beg Congress For Refugee Status

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...
Related topics: Activism

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Why Hong Kong’s Proposed Doxxing Law Alarms Google And Facebook

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...
Related topics: Google, Social Media, Facebook

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In Cuba, In Hong Kong

Racism, censorship, etc.
Related topics: Cuba, Censorship

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Usa Warns Hong Kong Government May Demand Business And Customer Data, Run Surveillance Without...

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...

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Beijing's Grip Means Hong Kong Is No Longer Special

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 China plans...
Related topics: China, Beijing, Bloomberg

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China, Hong Kong, And The Danger Of Tyrannical Ideology

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...
Related topics: China

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China Threatens To Deal A “head-on Blow” To U.s. Over Sanctions On Chinese Officials

U.S. Treasury blacklists seven Chinese officials under Trump-era Hong Kong Autonomy Act. The post China Threatens to Deal a “Head-on Blow” to U.S. Over Sanctions on Chinese Officials first appeared on Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion.
Related topics: China

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Us Hits Seven Individuals With Hong Kong-related Sanctions

Along with the sanctions, the US Treasury issued advice, warning businesses not to operate in the special administrative region.

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Macro Briefing: 16 July 2021

* 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...
Related topics: Germany, Joe Biden, Inflation

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Biden Says Hong Kong Is 'deteriorating,' And The Administration Is Set To Release An Advisory For...

President Biden speaks to reporters on July 8. Alex Wong/Getty Images 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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Hong Kong Busts $150m Crypto Money-laundering Ring

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.…

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Yikes: Influencer Reportedly Dies After Slipping While Taking A Selfie At A Waterfall In Hong Kong

An Instagram influencer in Hong Kong reportedly died after slipping while taking a selfie at a waterfall. Source: EXTREME-PHOTOGRAPHER / Getty An influencer by the name of Sofia Cheung and three of her friends visited Ha Pak Lai park on Saturday,...
Related topics: Selfies, Instagram, Photography

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Hong Kong Exodus Gathers Pace As Thousands Vote With Their Feet

Tearful scenes at the city’s airport have become a daily occurrence as families move abroad for good.
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