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China's government ditches Basic Law by trying to nix Hong Kong court's ruling on face mask ban Taiwan News Date: 2019/11/19 By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A day after Hong Kong's High Court ruled that a ban on face masks was unconstitutional, China's top legislature ignored the basic tenets of […]

China will only tolerate Hong Kong's defiance so far. The National Interest Date: November 15, 2019 By: Ted Galen Carpenter For months, transfixed populations around the world have watched as anti-government, pro-democracy demonstrations continue to convulse Hong Kong. The frequently violent disruptions are producing highly negative economic effects. More than a month ago, data indicated that hotel […]

Hundreds of pages of internal papers offer new insight into how the program began, how it was justified even as the damage it caused was clear, and how some officials resisted it. The New York Times Date: Nov. 16, 2019 By: Austin Ramzy HONG KONG — Internal Chinese government documents obtained by The New York Times have revealed […]

The News Lens Date: 2019/11/13 By: Deutsche Welle Protests are continuing in Hong Kong after a night of violence. Authorities are targeting security at university campuses, where many of the clashes with protesters took place. Authorities raised security levels on Wednesday around Hong Kong after a night of renewed violence. Many of the clashes took place at university […]

U.S. Department of State Date: November 11, 2019 By: Morgan Ortagus, Dwepartment Spokesperson PRESS STATEMENT The United States is watching the situation in Hong Kong with grave concern.  ‎We condemn violence on all sides, extend our sympathies to victims of violence regardless of their political inclinations, and call for all parties— police and protestors— to exercise […]

The target is a private company. But what about the state’s constant snooping? The Economist Date: Nov 9th 2019 Guo bing, a legal academic in the eastern city of Hangzhou, likes to spend his leisure time at a local safari park. But when the park informed season-pass holders like him that admission would require a […]

YouTube Date: November 11, 2019 It all started with a single tweet. To learn more, listen to this episode of Today Explained, a daily podcast from Vox:…   In October 2019, Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey posted a tweet supporting pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. In reaction, the Chinese government censored NBA broadcasts […]

South China Morning Post Date: Nov 12, 2019 By: David Zweig   Chinese leaders’ expression of confidence in Lam means that it is unlikely that the PLA or Chinese police will soon be seen on Hong Kong streets The attention paid to Hong Kong during the fourth plenum and news that central government officials will come […]

CNBC Date: Nov 11 2019 By: Natasha Turak ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — China’s heavy-handed response to an NBA general manager’s comments on the turbulent protests in Hong Kong represents a violation of U.S. sovereignty, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said during a panel event in the United Arab Emirates capital on Monday. “When China […]

African swine fever in world’s second largest economy has shaken global meat markets MarketWatch Date: Nov 11, 2019 By: Tanner Brown BEIJING (MarketWatch) — One doesn’t appreciate the magnitude and importance of the role pork plays in the Chinese diet until you spend a bit of time here. The meat is so widely consumed, and such […]