Chinese President Xi Jinping warns against challenges to China’s sovereignty over Hong Kong

Chinese President Xi Jinping Chinese President Xi Jinping has cautioned against “impermissible” challenges to Beijing’s authority over Hong Kong as the city celebrates the 20th anniversary of the former British colony’s handover to China. Xi made the remark in a televised speech on Saturday after the inauguration ceremony of a new chief executive for Hong […]

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Thousands of demonstrators hold pro-China rally in Hong Kong

Pro-China demonstrators attend a rally outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong on November 13, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) Thousands of pro-Beijing demonstrators have rallied in Hong Kong in support of China’s decision to effectively bar two pro-independence legislators from taking office. On Sunday, large crowds of people gathered outside Hong Kong’s Legislative Council in […]

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying will implement China ruling on rebel lawmakers

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying (Photo by AFP) Hong Kong’s leader says he would “fully implement” a ruling by the Chinese parliament, which effectively bars two newly-elected pro-independence lawmakers from the city’s local legislature after they deliberately misread their oaths of office. During a swearing-in ceremony last month, the young lawmakers Yau Wai-ching and […]

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