24 September 2021
Hong Kong passes law to criminalise insult of Chinese national anthem
Members of the @hka8964 distribute candles to people to commemorate the #TiananmenSquareMassacre 31 years ago, after police ban the candlelight vigil at Victoria Park
National anthem bill abruptly put to vote and passed, by 41-1. Pro-democracy lawmakers protested and boycotted the vote
Legco President Andew Leung has announced that he will not let lawmakers speak anymore and will put the anthem bill to a vote before 5pm, after Democratic Party lawmaker Ted Hui splashed some liquid in the meeting room
China must allow the people of Hong Kong and Macau to commemorate the bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing, the European Union said on Wednesday, despite health concerns because of COVID19
The third reading of the National Anthem Law is underway in LegCo Andrew Leung has allocated six hours for debate before voting, so the law should cross its final parliamentary hurdle by 6pm this evening
Under police ban on candlelight vigil tonight, Victoria Park, HK's Central Park where the annual commemoration took place for decades, is closed with extra barriers and a notice dated June 3
1 year ago
Hong Kong leader says China will not back down on new security law
- الخارجية_الصينية: التهديد لاستقرار هونغ كونغ مصدره قوى خارجية
1 year ago
Chinese Foreign Ministry: The United Kingdom has no jurisdiction or oversight over Hong Kong
Extending immigration control to 18th Sep affects overseas Hong Kongers who plan to return for Legco election on 6th Sep. They need to arrive at Hong Kong at least 14 days before in order to be able to vote
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam accuses Washington of "double standards" in its response to violent protests
Pompeo says U.S. considers welcoming Hong Kong people, entrepreneurs
China has asked its state-owned firms to halt purchases of soybeans and pork from the United States, two people familiar with the matter said, after Washington said it would eliminate special U.S. treatment for Hong Kong to punish Beijing
For the first time HongKong police deny permission for June 4th #TiananmenSquareMassacre anniversary vigil, saying such a gathering would be a "major threat to public health."
Protesters wave a colonial-era Hong Kong flag during a protest against China's NationalSecurity law on Monday
1 year ago
Japan govt spokesman: Hong Kong situation is deeply concerning, stability is needed
The Hong Kong Journalists Association has complained to Chief Executive Carrie Lam over new rules restricting which journalists can access the electoral register, saying it is a violation of media freedom
1 year ago
Serbia firmly supports China in safeguarding national sovereignty, security regarding Hong Kong, said Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic in a recent letter sent to Chinese President Xi Jinping
Statement from @RepMcCaul on @POTUS' announcements regarding US action in response to China crackdown on freedoms #HongKong
China nationals already in the US on F or J visas could also be affected
Most members of the UN Security Council did not support the idea of Britain and the United States to discuss Hong Kong - Deputy Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations Dmitry Polyansky
1 year ago
Trump says US to sanction Chinese officials responsible for eroding autonomy of Hong Kong
Trump says US to eliminate Hong Kong trade privileges
1 year ago
Actions by China undermine autonomy of HongKong, agreed @BorisJohnson and @POTUS in phone call, according to @10DowningStreet
Source says EU was informed in advance of the U.K.-US-Aus-Canada Hong Kong statement and taken through main messages. Was left open to them to sign on. They didn't. As @JosepBorrellF put it today "We have our own statements. We do not need to join other people's statements."
European Union: Sanctions are not the solution to problems with Beijing over Hong Kong
China threatens UK with 'countermeasures' for saying it could offers Hong Kongers a pathway to British citizenship
1 year ago
China says won't let US 'kidnap' UN over Hong Kong
US consul general Hanscom Smith said in a briefing: "We have a very simple message- that is let Hong Kong be Hong Kong." He did not offer details of US response to national security law, only to stress any response will be targeted to mitigate any effect on HK people
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