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Hong Kong to cut democratically elected seats on local councils

The decision is another setback for the city's pro-democracy movement, which has been under pressure since Beijing's enactment of national security law in 2020.

Candidates would also need to go through a thorough vetting process to weed out those who oppose the Hong Kong or Chinese governments in addition to being nominated by local committees. (File)
Published on May 06, 2023 03:31 PM IST

China erodes Hong Kong’s judicial independence: US Secretary of State

The US has previously crticised China for suppressing free speech and denying Hong Kong residents the right to freely select their leader.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.(Reuters)
Updated on Apr 01, 2023 05:23 AM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta

Hong Kong holds first protest in two years under strict rules

Hong Kong protest: In mid-2020 Beijing imposed a National Security Law (NSL) to stamp out dissent in the southern Chinese city.

A group of residents hold the first authorised protest and march in two years in Hong Kong.(AFP)
Published on Mar 26, 2023 02:52 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta

Hong Kong's new plan to restore business confidence: Offices for…

Hong Kong government introduces measures to lure family offices including revamped investment scheme, tax concessions, and art storage facilities.

Hong Kong Finance Minister Paul Chan.(AP)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 01:09 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Animesh Chaturvedi

'Winnie the Pooh' film cancelled in Hong Kong. Reason? Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping: The reason behind the stopping of the release can be China's president Xi Jinping as Beijing's censors have targeted the movie earlier as well.

Chinese President Xi Jinping.(AP)
Published on Mar 22, 2023 12:11 PM IST
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