300 Arrested As Thousands Protest In Hong Kong Over China’s Proposed Law

About 300 people were arrested, most for illegal assembly, in three districts, police said. Hong Kong: Police in Hong Kong fired pepper pellets and made 300 arrests as thousands of people took to the streets on Wednesday to voice anger over national security legislation proposed by China, that has raised international alarm over freedoms in …
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US White House Aide Robert O’Brien Renews Warning On China’s Proposed Law For Hong Kong

The new Chinese law would enforce punishment for “subversion, treason and sedition” in Hong Kong WASHINGTON: A top White House aide renewed a warning on Sunday that the US might revoke Hong Kong’s special trading privileges if China enacts a tough new security law covering the territory. The warning from national security advisor Robert O’Brien …
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Says, National Security Law A Death Knell For Hong Kong’s Autonomy

Mike Pompeo said that US urges China to reconsider its “disastrous proposal” (File) Washington: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday slammed Beijing over a proposed new security law for Hong Kong and warned that the semi-autonomous territory could lose its special trading privileges. “The decision to bypass Hong Kong’s well-established legislative processes and …
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Leader Carrie Lam Says, Hong Kong To Adopt National Security Law As Soon As Possible

Carrie Lam said that the proposed law would not affect the rights and freedoms of Hong Kongers(File) Beijing: Hong Kong’s leader vowed on Friday to “fully cooperate” with Beijing over a national security law for the semi-autonomous Chinese territory, after lawmakers introduced a draft proposal to the country’s parliament. The plan for the law was …
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China Set To Impose Hong Kong Security Law, US Warns Of Strong Reaction

Hong Kong/Beijing/Washington: 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 warning from President Donald Trump that Washington would react “very strongly” against the attempt to gain more control over the former British colony. The U.S. State Department also …
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China Pushes For National Security Law After Unrest

Beijing: China’s parliament said it will introduce a proposal Friday for a national security law in Hong Kong at its annual session, in a move the US warned would “highly destabilising” for the financial hub. The announcement late Thursday was quickly decried by pro-democracy lawmakers and activists as “the end of Hong Kong”, with fears …
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Amazon Calls for US Federal Law to Ban Price Gouging

Amazon called Wednesday for a US federal law to prohibit price gouging during a national emergency, saying new standards are needed to prevent profiteering from situations like the COVID-19 pandemic. The e-commerce leader, which has been hit with accusations that it has failed to prevent unfair pricing on its platform, said any liability for price-gouging …
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Celebrity Law Firm Representing Priyanka Chopra Hacked, Attackers Demand $42 Million Ransom: Reports

Hackers are demanding a ransom of $42 million (about Rs. 317 crores) from New York-based celebrity and entertainment law firm Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks, with a week-long deadline and looming threat of its clients’ personal details published online publicly. The hacking group “REvil” a.k.a. “Sodinokibi”, which is behind the attack according to cybersecurity firm …
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