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Hong Kong

Special administrative region of China

Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (HKSAR), is a metropolitan area and special administrative region of China in the eastern Pearl River Delta by the South China Sea. With over 7.4 million people of various nationalities in a 1,104-square-kilometre (426 sq mi) territory, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world.

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Last summer, pro-democracy protesters harassed Chinese traders in Sheung Shui and smashed storefronts that catered to them in the Hong Kong border town, angry at..
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Hong Kong's security and police chiefs said "terrorism" was growing in the city, as government departments rallied on Monday behind Beijing's plans to introduce..
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Hong Kong's security chief said "terrorism" was growing in the city, as government departments rallied on Monday behind Beijing's plans to introduce national..
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Long divided between those pushing for a hardline stance and others advocating cautious engagement, President Donald Trump’s China advisers - under the shadow..
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Taiwan will provide the people of Hong Kong with "necessary assistance", President Tsai Ing-wen said, after a resurgence in protests in the Chinese ruled..
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The United Kingdom should ensure that China's efforts to impose a new national security law on Hong Kong are on the agenda for the G7 meeting in June, Chris..
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Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands of people who rallied on Sunday to protest against Beijing's plan to impose national..
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China's proposed national security legislation for Hong Kong could lead to U.S. sanctions and threaten the city's status as a financial hub, White House National..
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China's proposed national security legislation for Hong Kong could lead to U.S. sanctions and threaten the city's status as a financial hub, White House National..
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China's proposed national security legislation for Hong Kong could lead to U.S. sanctions and threaten the city's status as a financial hub, White House National..
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Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands who, in defiance of curbs imposed to contain the coronavirus, gathered on Sunday to..
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Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands protesting on Sunday against Beijing’s plan to directly impose national security laws on..
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The Chinese government's top diplomat Wang Yi said on Sunday new China legislation on Hong Kong that is being considered would target a narrow category of acts..
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Hong Kong police fired tear gas and pepper spray to disperse thousands protesting on Sunday against Beijing’s plan to directly impose national security laws on..
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Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters on Sunday, as thousands thronged the streets to protest against Beijing’s plan to..
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Hundreds of people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday against Beijing’s controversial new plan to directly impose national security laws on the city, where a..
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Hong Kong braced on Sunday for its first protests since Beijing’s controversial plan to directly impose national security laws on the city, in what could..
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Nearly 200 political figures from around the world on Saturday decried Beijing's proposed national security laws for Hong Kong, including 17 U.S. Congress..
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China's foreign ministry branch in Hong Kong dismissed concerns that its proposed national security laws for the city would harm foreign investors, hitting back..
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For Chinese leader Xi Jinping it is a high-stakes power play. His move to impose tough national security laws on Hong Kong risks reigniting pro-democracy..
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China's foreign ministry branch in Hong Kong hit back on Saturday at "meddling" countries and said proposed national security laws would not harm the interests..
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China's new national security law may be used to establish a domestic intelligence agency in Hong Kong similar to the colonial-era Special Branch, the..
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China has betrayed the people of Hong Kong so the West should stop kowtowing to Beijing for an illusory great pot of gold, said Chris Patten, the last governor..
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Newspaper vendor Man, 60, was speechless when she saw the headline that Beijing plans to impose national security laws on Hong Kong, and worried what the future..
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China has betrayed the people of Hong Kong so the West should stop kowtowing to Beijing for an illusory great pot of gold, said Chris Patten, the last governor..
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China has betrayed the people of Hong Kong so the West should stop kowtowing to Beijing for an illusory great pot of gold, said Chris Patten, the last governor..
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Hong Kong's pro-Beijing politicians sought to allay worries about the impact of China's proposed national security legislation on the Asian financial hub's..
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Australia, the UK and Canada say China's proposed security laws for Hong Kong would undermine the legally binding "One Country, Two Systems" principle.
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said late on Friday the Chinese proposal to impose national security laws on Hong Kong will improve business confidence in the city..
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Chinese plans to impose national security laws on Hong Kong could see mainland intelligence agencies set up bases there, raising fears of direct law enforcement..
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Britain, Canada and Australia issued a joint statement on Friday expressing their concern at China's proposals for legislation on national security in Hong Kong.
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White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett on Friday said Beijing's move to impose a new security law on Hong Kong after last year's pro-democracy unrest would..
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Canada is concerned about China's proposal to impose national security laws on Hong Kong and called for real dialogue in order to de-escalate tensions, the prime..
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New Chinese national security restrictions imposed on Hong Kong could draw a U.S. revocation of the former British colony's "special status" under U.S. law, a..
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The United States must lead the world in condemning China if it imposes new national security rules on Hong Kong, likely Democratic presidential nominee Joe..
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Friday she did not expect pro-democracy protests that have been taking place since June last year to end, even as the central..
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A Chinese proposal to impose national security laws on Hong Kong could see mainland intelligence agencies set up bases there, raising fears of direct law..
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday rebuked China for its proposed national security legislation on Hong Kong, calling it arbitrary and disastrous and..
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Britain expects China to respect the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong and is committed to ensuring the autonomy of the global financial hub, Prime Minister Boris..
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Beijing is set to impose a new national security law on Hong Kong following last year's often violent anti-China unrest that plunged the city into its deepest..
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China's plan to impose national security legislation in Hong Kong is expected to lead to the flight of capital and talent from the Asian financial hub, bankers..
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A proposal to impose national security laws in Hong Kong could see mainland intelligence agencies set up bases in the global financial hub, raising fears of..
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China said on Friday it opposed foreign interference in Hong Kong and that no country would allow separatists to endanger national security, responding to the..
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Hong Kong's government said on Friday that plans by Beijing to impose national security legislation in the Chinese-ruled city would not affect its judicial..
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Hong Kong activists called on Friday for people to rise up against Beijing's plans to impose national security legislation in the city, prompting alarm that the..
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China is set to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong after last year's pro-democracy unrest, a Chinese official said on Thursday, drawing a..
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Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Thursday they would introduce legislation to impose sanctions on Chinese officials for violating Hong Kong's..
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Taiwan urged China on Friday to "sincerely start a dialogue" with people in Hong Kong after China proposed new national security legislation for the former..
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Hong Kong activists called for a protest march on Friday against Beijing's plans to impose national security legislation in the semiautonomous city, raising..
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China's proposed new legislation for Hong Kong requires the territory to quickly finish enacting national security regulations under its mini-constitution, the..
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Taiwan's government urged China on Friday not to lead Hong Kong into "bigger turmoil" due to wrong policy decisions, after China proposed new national security..
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Beijing is moving to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong following last year's often violent anti-China unrest that plunged the city into its..
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China will establish a "sound" legal system and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in Hong Kong and Macau, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on..
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Hong Kong activists on Friday made online calls for a march against China's plans to impose national security legislation on the semi-autonomous city which many..
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U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday threatened to reexamine the U.S.-Chinese relationship if Beijing pursues a "further crackdown" on Hong..
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Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Thursday they would introduce legislation to impose sanctions on Chinese officials for violating Hong Kong's..
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The United States on Thursday warned China against imposing a new national security legislation on Hong Kong, saying a high-degree of autonomy and respect for..
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States would react strongly if China follows through on plans to impose new national security legislation..
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Beijing is moving to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong, it announced on Thursday, following last year's often violent anti-China unrest that..
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China is set to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong after last year's often violent pro-democracy unrest that plunged the city into its deepest..
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China will propose national security laws for Hong Kong in response to last year's often violent pro-democracy protests that plunged the city into its deepest..
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Safeguarding national security serves the fundamental interests of all Chinese and Hong Kong, the spokesman for China's parliament said on Thursday.
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China's annual meeting of parliament will propose national security legislation for Hong Kong at its annual session, state news agency Xinhua said on Thursday.
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China will propose national security laws for Hong Kong in response to last year's often violent pro-democracy protests that plunged the city into its deepest..
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China will propose national security laws for Hong Kong in response to last year's often violent pro-democracy protests that plunged the city into its deepest..
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China's government will put Hong Kong national security laws on the agenda of its parliamentary session that opens on Friday, a senior Hong Kong government..
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China will propose national security legislation for Hong Kong in response to last year's often violent pro-democracy protests that plunged the city into its..
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