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Taiwanese staff to leave Hong Kong office in ‘one China’ row

TAIPEI: Taiwanese staff working at the island’s representative office in Hong Kong will begin leaving the Chinese-run city from Sunday, a senior official said, after the government there demanded its officials sign a document supporting Beijing’s claim to Taiwan. Chinese-ruled Hong Kong has become another bone of contention between Taipei and Beijing, especially after Taiwan […]

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Apple Daily Editor Ryan Law, CEO Cheung Kim-hung Denied Bail In Hong Kong

Apple Daily editor-in-chief Ryan Law being escorted by police. (File) Two executives of Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, charged under a national security law, were denied bail on Saturday in a case that has drawn international condemnation and stoked fears over media freedoms in the financial hub. Editor-in-chief Ryan Law 47 and chief executive […]

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Hong Kong pro-democracy media executives appear in court

HONG KONG: Two executives from Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Apple Daily appeared in court on Saturday charged with collusion after authorities deployed a sweeping security law to target the newspaper, a scathing critic of Beijing. Chief editor Ryan Law and CEO Cheung Kim-hung are accused of colluding with foreign forces to undermine China’s national security over […]

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Two Hong Kong Newspaper Apple Daily Editor-In-Chief Ryan Law And CEO Cheung Kim-Hung Charged Under Security Law, Says Police

Apple Daily editor-in-chief Ryan Law being escorted by police. (File) Hong Kong: Hong Kong police charged two executives from the pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper on Friday using a powerful new security law, a day after the company’s newsroom was raided over articles it had published. Police said a 47-year-old and a 59-year-old were charged with […]

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5 Apple Daily executives arrested under Hong Kong security law

HONG KONG: Hong Kong police on Thursday morning arrested the chief editor and four other senior executives of the pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper under the national security law on suspicion of collusion with a foreign country to endanger national security, according to media reports. Local media, including the South China Morning Post and Apple Daily, […]

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China Slams G7 Manipulation After Xinjiang, Hong Kong Human Rights Criticism

China accused G7 of “lies, rumours and baseless accusations”. (File) Beijing: China on Monday accused the G7 of “political manipulation” after it criticised Beijing over its human rights record in Xinjiang and Hong Kong. In a communique after a three-day summit in England, G7 leaders slammed China over abuses against minorities in the Xinjiang region […]

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China slams G7 ‘manipulation’ after Xinjiang, Hong Kong criticism

BEIJING: China on Monday accused the G7 of “political manipulation” after it criticised Beijing over its human rights record in Xinjiang and Hong Kong. In a communique after a three-day summit in England, G7 leaders slammed China over abuses against minorities in the Xinjiang region and pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, while US President Joe […]

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Worldwide demonstrations mark second anniversary of Hong Kong uprising

BANGKOK: Demonstrations were staged in several cities across the globe on Saturday to commemorate the second anniversary of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong. Since then, several pro-democracy protesters and activists have been arrested and sentenced to jail term. Since June last year, the sweeping national security law Beijing imposed on the city is being […]

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Beijing official says ‘real enemies’ want Hong Kong to be ‘pawn in geopolitics’

HONG KONG: The main representative of the Chinese government in Hong Kong said on Saturday people trying to turn the city into a “pawn in geopolitics” were the “real enemies” and Beijing was the true defender of the city’s special status. Luo Huining, director of China’s Hong Kong Liaison Office, told a forum that the […]