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All but three of the 55 pro-democracy activists and former politicians arrested on Wednesday have been released on bail, Hong Kong media has reported.
Clips of the chaotic scenes from Washington have aired repeatedly on Chinese state television in a propaganda opportunity too good to miss.
The prominent anti-government voice and two other company executives were charged with fraud over accusations that they violated lease terms for office space.
Wong is a key figure in the protests over Beijing’s rising influence that consumed the global financial hub for more than 15 months.
The city state’s chief executive Carrie Lam said Hong Kong’s international reputation would be restored after the pandemic.
Wong’s continued pro-democracy activism has drawn the wrath of Beijing, which sees it as a “black hand” of foreign forces.
Britain says China has breached the joint Sino declaration by sacking four legislators from Hong Kong’s parliament.
Foreign Minister Marise Payne says the disqualification of four pro-democracy politicians “seriously undermines Hong Kong’s democratic processes”.
There are strong similarities between the Thai and Hong Kong protests, and not just with youth borrowing tactics from the city-state’s protest movement.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping says the technology hub will be a model city for economic, digital and social changes to be rolled out around China.
Westpac has insisted the decision to close its Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong branches is purely commercial.
Australian universities are experiencing a “significant” increase in interest from Hong Kong citizens seeking to leave the former British colony.
Australia’s biggest phone company will not leave the Hong Kong market as it does not anticipate the new security laws will apply to its business there.
Trade Minister Simon Birmingham continues to support the free trade agreement between Australia and Hong Kong despite Washington ending its preferential treatment for the former British colony.
Democracy leaders are praising 600,000 residents who cast ballots in a primary vote for the upcoming September election despite possibly breaching new national security laws.
Almost 230,000 people voted on Saturday at the event to select the candidates who stand the best chance of success in Legislative Council elections in September.
Acting Immigration Minister Alan Tudge says thousands of Hong Kong students and workers in Australia are “almost certainly” guaranteed permanent residency if they pass security and character tests.
The government had no choice but to respond to China’s new crackdown but it has done so carefully.
China has reacted furiously to Australia’s plan to recruit entire companies from Hong Kong and offer up to 10,000 students and workers a safe-haven visa.
A policy to welcome Hong Kong’s high-quality talent will be inherently a self-interested one of national gain.
From a Hong Kong jail cell, Australian-born Rebecca Louise Nunan urged her supporters to never give up hope despite Beijing’s latest crackdown.
Suspects arrested by Chinese agents may face trial on the mainland as per the new national security legislation.
Chinese-Australians accused of subversive activities will be subject to extraordinary new national security laws imposed by Beijing on Hong Kong if they return home.
The laws imposed by Beijing are broader than the extradition bill that triggered city-wide protests last year.
Mainland national security agencies will operate in Hong Kong for the first time as residents fear Beijing is moving to stamp out all dissent.
There are signs Chinese president Xi Jinping wants to push through in coming days a new national security law that would crack down on political dissent in Hong Kong.
Sunday’s march came as the Chinese Communist Party reviewed a draft bill of security laws, and a day after police refused permission for an annual march to mark the 1997 […]