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BBC: Tiananmen: Police ban Hong Kong vigil for victims of 1989 crackdown

Hong Kong police have banned a vigil marking the Tiananmen Square crackdown for the first time in 30 years.

CNN: China is embracing a new brand of foreign policy. Here’s what wolf warrior diplomacy means

There is a new brand of diplomacy taking hold in Beijing and its chief architects have a suitably fierce nickname to match...

NPR: 4 Takeaways From Beijing’s Hong Kong Power Grab

China is moving closer toward imposing a sweeping national security law on Hong Kong, which activists and pro-democracy lawmakers say would effectively...

CNN: China approves controversial national security law for Hong Kong

Hong Kong (CNN) China's legislature has approved a proposal to impose a highly contentious national security law in Hong Kong, in an...

BBC: Hong Kong: US and allies defend ‘bastion of freedom’

The US, UK, Australia and Canada have issued fresh condemnation of Beijing's new security law for Hong Kong, which they say has...

VOA: Pompeo Says Hong Kong ‘No Longer Autonomous from China’

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that he has reported to the U.S. Congress that Hong Kong is “no...

VOA: US-China Tensions Rise as Beijing Signals Tightening Controls on Hong Kong

China's decision to propose new legislation tightening control over Hong Kong has sparked a wave of condemnation from American lawmakers and officials,...

BBC: China proposes controversial Hong Kong security law

China is proposing to introduce a new security law in Hong Kong that could ban sedition, secession and subversion.

VOA: China Rejects Blame for Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON - China has lashed out at Australia and the United States for what it calls political manipulation of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Australia has been at the forefront of calls for...

VOA: China Imposes Massive Tariffs on Australia Barley Imports, Sparking Fears of Trade War

Australia is considering taking China to the World Trade Organization over Beijing’s decision to impose massive tariffs on Australian barley imports.   
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