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.
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G7 leading economies calls on China to reconsider move to impose national security law in Hong Kong.
The chair of Parliament’s finance committee has warned Australia’s financial institutions against backing new national security legislation.
The former British colony is battling with questions over its judicial, corporate and now media freedom as Beijing imposes new laws that will punish dissent.
The activists broke through barricades to hold a candlelight vigil as China takes a tougher stance against semi-autonomous Hong Kong.
The Australian government should welcome the brave, young and smart Hong Kong residents who can no longer live in the husk of their city.
Australia’s first Chinese-born MP has accused Beijing of undermining Hong Kong’s autonomy.
“No reasonable person can assert today that Hong Kong maintains a high degree of autonomy from China,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.
Hong Kong police fired pepper-spray balls at office workers and arrested more than 50 people for protesting against controversial new laws to be imposed by Beijing.
At first glance, the Chinese President’s latest threats to Hong Kong and Taiwan don’t make much sense.
With the world distracted by the pandemic’s devastating toll, China has taken a series of aggressive actions in recent weeks and it makes no apology for them.
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Prominent activitist Tam Tak-chi was arrested during the protests for what police said was an unauthorised assembly.
China showed its true colours when in just one week it turned its economic prowess against Australia and its political might against Hong Kong.
China is set to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong, provoking fears of further protests as China recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.
Accusations of police brutality must not be used as “a weapon of political protest”, Hong Kong’s police watchdog said in its controversial report.
More than 200 people are estimated to have been arrested during anti-government protests on Sunday night.