Hong Kong

China Vows to Retaliate Against U.S. for Supporting Hong Kong Human Rights, Condemns Congress' 'Shocking Hypocrisy'

11 minutes ago   |   Newsweek   |   3 articles

The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 bill would allow the U.S. to sanction Chinese and Hong Kong officials believed to be undermining the territory's autonomy.
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Hong Kong, China warn of harm to US interests in House vote

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

HONG KONG - Hong Kong's leader expressed "frustration and disappointment and regret" Wednesday over steps by the U.S. Congress to support pro-democracy protesters in the...
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Lebron James Commented on the NBA's China Crisis and Now He's the Target of Hong Kong Protests

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Over the last few months, Hong Kong's Southorn Playground has been both a contested protest zone and a continued favorite spot for Hong Kong's pick-up basketball players. On...
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Hong Kong Announces Housing Reforms As Government Faces 20th Week Of Protests

Hong Kong Announces Housing Reforms As Government Faces 20th Week Of Protests

1 hour ago   |   NPR

After being shouted down by opposition lawmakers, the Hong Kong chief executive announced new public housing projects in the notoriously expensive city.
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‘Strong Countermeasures': After U.S. House Passes Bills Backing Hong Kong Protests, China Threatens Retaliation

1 hour ago   |   Fortune   |   3 articles

The U.S. House of Representatives passed three measures on Tuesday in support of the protests in Hong Kong, and Beijing responded on Wednesday saying it will retaliate if the...
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China threatens retaliation after the US House passed a bill supporting Hong Kong protesters

China threatens retaliation after the US House passed a bill supporting Hong Kong protesters

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

China warned it would "take effective measures," against the US, after the House of Representatives passed a bill aimed at supporting protesters in Hong Kong. The bill which...
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Technical foul: Chinese traders in online sneaker market punish NBA after HK controversy

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

On Oct. 4, a Chinese trader noticed a sharp drop in the price of crypto tokens backed by Nike's Air Jordan sneakers on a U.S.-based exchange after the general manager of the...
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Chaos as Hong Kong lawmakers thwart leader's annual address

4 hours ago   |   NBC News

Even Even before Lam delivered the speech, one of the protesting lawmakers, Claudia Mo, dismissed the address as a "shame and a sham."
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Hong Kong's Leader Driven Out Of Legislature By Raucous Pro-Democracy Lawmakers

Hong Kong's Leader Driven Out Of Legislature By Raucous Pro-Democracy Lawmakers

5 hours ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

Embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam was unable to give her annual policy address before the territory's legislature amid shouts in support of anti-government protests and her...
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Hong Kong leader presents policy address via video after disruption

7 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

HONG KONG - Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam presented her annual policy address via video on Wednesday after some lawmakers disrupted the legislative session, shouting...
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Sen. Josh Hawley rips LeBron James for his comments on Hong Kong protests

Sen. Josh Hawley rips LeBron James for his comments on Hong Kong protests

A US senator ripped LeBron James after the Lakers great criticized NBA general manager Daryl Morey's tweet supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters. “Having just been in... Read more ...