"Hong Kong has had a special trading relationship with different types of tariffs and regulations that have allowed it to trade in a freer way, particularly in relation to capital markets," said Dr Rebecca Harding, independent trade expert and CEO of Coriolis Technologies. … [Read more...] about What if the US removes Hong Kong’s special status?
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The UK sees the new security law in Hong Kong as a "clear and serious" violation of the terms agreed between London and Beijing before the UK gave back its one-time colony to China. In response, London has announced that millions of Hong Kong residents who still hold British National (Overseas) passports would now be given a path to full UK citizenship. … [Read more...] about China rebukes UK, Canada on Hong Kong; pressures France on Huawei
December 1 - Protests continue to escalate as armed cops launch tear gas into rioting crowds December 5 - Psychologists issue major warning that teenagers involved in the protests will be very different from other developed countries' youths. December 7 - Pro-China supporters gather for counter protest and denounce anti-government demonstrators December 8 - Hundreds of thousands of protesters take to the streets to mark six months of unrest 2020 … [Read more...] about Hong Kong protests: What’s happening and why are people rioting?
In the 1980s the British and Chinese governments came to an agreement known as “one country, two systems” on the island’s future. When this country handed Hong Kong back in 1997, the Chinese promised they would preserve Hong Kong’s legal system, and would not cancel the rights that made the island a beacon of freedom and prosperity. … [Read more...] about I’ve had to leave my friends and family back in Hong Kong to warn the world of China’s brutal regime
Its parent company, Facebook, followed soon afterwards. “We believe freedom of expression is a fundamental human right and support the right of people to express themselves without fear for their safety or other repercussions,” a spokesperson said. “We have a global process for government requests, and in reviewing each individual request, we consider Facebook’s policies, local laws and international human rights standards.” … [Read more...] about Facebook and WhatsApp pause Hong Kong user data requests