China proposes changes to Hong Kong’s electoral system

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China proposes changes to Hong Kong’s electoral system

MAR 4 2021

Yen Nee Lee

The flag of Hong Kong flies from a ferry boat on July 2, 1997, a day after the former British colony returned to Chinese rule.
The flag of Hong Kong flies from a ferry boat on July 2, 1997, a day after the former British colony returned to Chinese rule.
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Hong Kong to place tens of thousands in lockdown for first time: report

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Hong Kong to place tens of thousands in lockdown for first time: report

JANUARY 21, 2021

By Reuters Staff

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong will place tens of thousands of its residents in a lockdown to contain a new outbreak of the coronavirus, the first such measure the Chinese-ruled city has taken since the pandemic began, a local newspaper reported on Friday.

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U.S. announces new sanctions on six linked to Hong Kong mass arrests

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U.S. announces new sanctions on six linked to Hong Kong mass arrests

JANUARY 15, 2021

By Humeyra PamukDavid Brunnstrom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States announced sanctions on Friday against six Hong Kong or Chinese officials it blamed for implementing a new security law in Hong Kong, following the mass arrests of pro-democracy activists this month.

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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai jailed after bail revoked

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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai jailed after bail revoked

Hong Kong’s highest court has revoked media tycoon Jimmy Lai’s bail after prosecutors succeeded in asking the judges to send him back to detention

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Hong Kong Activists Caught Fleeing Sentenced to Up to 3 Years in Prison by Mainland Court

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Hong Kong Activists Caught Fleeing Sentenced to Up to 3 Years in Prison by Mainland Court

BY NATALIE LUNG AND KARI LINDBERG / BLOOMBERG

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: DECEMBER 29, 2020

hina sentenced Hong Kong activists detained on the mainland to up to three years in prison over a dramatic attempt to flee by boat, a verdict that defied international calls for their release.

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