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Taiwan's Leader Urges More Nations to Press China Over Hong Kong

6 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen called on the international community to speak out against Beijing's crackdown on Hong Kong while boasting that she leads a “bastion of...
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US-China tit-for-tat sanctions are ‘largely symbolic,' chief executive tells RT's Boom Bust

US-China tit-for-tat sanctions are ‘largely symbolic,' chief executive tells RT's Boom Bust

28 minutes ago   |   RT

Relations between the United States and China continued to deteriorate as the two countries exchanged another round of sanctions. Boom Bust explores what those restrictions...
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Hong Kong Media Tycoon Jimmy Lai Asks Staff To ‘Fight On' After Being Released On Bail

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

Lai was arrested on Monday along with 10 others under Hong Kong's new controversial national security law.
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Hong Kong's chilling summer

Hong Kong's chilling summer

1 hour ago   |   Post Gazette

Historians will mark it as the season when free speech officially died in Hong Kong.
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Joshua Wong: Hong Kong Still Has Many Ways to Resist

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

We will respond to repression by demonstrating our solidarity creatively.
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Luxury Homes Tie Chinese Communist Elite to Hong Kong's Fate

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

Three top leaders of China's Communist Party have relatives who own assets in Hong Kong, including more than $51 million in luxury real estate, a New York Times investigation...
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Shares mostly lower in Asia after retreat on Wall Street

11 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By ELAINE KURTENBACH Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday after Wall Street pumped the brakes on its recent rally. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index edged higher while the...
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Canada must move quickly to stand up for democracy in Hong Kong, activists say

19 hours ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Activists say Canada must swiftly censure China's ruling Communist Party over its crackdown on democracy in Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong Police Mix Colonial and Communist Brutality

Hong Kong Police Mix Colonial and Communist Brutality

19 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy

As Beijing cracks down, it turns to familiar tools of repression.
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Critics accuse Hong Kong of crackdown on press freedom

21 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

The arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai under controversial national security law is expected to be the beginning of prominent people's targeting.
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