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State Department Reiterates Assessment That Hong Kong Is No Longer Autonomous
On March 31, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reported to Congress that Hong Kong — the former British colony administered by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) — does not warrant preferential treatment under U.S....
The Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda and ideologies have received a boost from U.S. companies that self-censor and comply with the CCP’s demands in order to access and compete in China’s market.
How the CCP Intimidates US Companies
The Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda and ideologies have received a boost from U.S. companies that self-censor and comply with the CCP’s demands to access and compete in China’s market. The expectation that U.S. companies will...
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Beijing Pushes for the ‘Patriots Governing Hong Kong’ Plan
The Director of Hong Kong and Macau Affairs, Xia Baolong, announced in a speech on February 22 that “Patriots should govern Hong Kong. Patriots governing Hong Kong” is the fundamental principle that must be followed...
Hong Kong Holds Thanksgiving Rally After US Enacts Bills
Thousands of people waved American flags and lights in Hong Kong’s business district on the evening of November 28 as a mass expression of gratitude to the U.S. government following the passage of two bills...
Hong Kong Officially Withdraws Extradition Bill
After over 20 weeks into massive protests that have rocked the semi-autonomous city of Hong Kong, the extradition bill that set off the unrest has finally been withdrawn. This spring, Hong Kong authorities proposed a...
Hong Kong Protesters Allegedly Died in Clashes With Police
The protests in Hong Kong may have turned lethal at the end of August, when police officers clashed with demonstrators in the Prince Edward subway station, striking people indiscriminately with batons and raiding trains to...
Employee of British Consulate in Hong Kong Detained While in China
Simon Cheng Man-kit, a Hong Kong resident working as a consultant for the UK Consulate, went missing Aug. 8 while attending a business meeting in Shenzhen, the southern Chinese city that borders Hong Kong. Cheng...
Hong Kong Protesters Unyielding as Threat of Military Crackdown Looms
More observers warn of a possible violent crackdown by the mainland Chinese authorities in Hong Kong as millions of residents continue to resist what they see as the dismantling of their city’s autonomy and rule...
Ahead of Taiwan Elections, Opposition Party Denies Pro-China Leanings
The Chinese Nationalist Party, or Kuomintang (KMT), long seen as a pro-Beijing force in the self-governed island of Taiwan, has recently been making attempts to repair its public image in preparation for the upcoming presidential...
Why Hong Kongers Are So Desperate to Stop the Mainland Extradition Law
A Hong Kong bill that would allow the extradition of suspects to mainland China has sparked what are by far the biggest protests in the city since 1997, when the United Kingdom handed its colony...