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 Plans National Security Laws For Hong Kong After Last Year’s Unrest

Hong Kong was rocked by seven months of pro-democracy protests last year (File) Beijing: China’s parliament said on Thursday it will discuss a proposal for a national security law in Hong Kong at its annual session, in a move likely to stoke unrest in the financial hub. Beijing has made clear it wants new security …
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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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