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China premier says security law will support HK stability, security

1 month ago   |   By National Post

BEIJING - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday that national security legislation, which China's parliament voted overwhelmingly to impose on Hong Kong, would benefit the territory's long-term stability and prosperity.
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Beijing approves national security law seen as threatening Hong Kong's autonomy

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

China's top legislature on Thursday approved a controversial national security bill tailor-made for Hong Kong.
The National People's Congress , China's top political organ, voted to move forward with the law on the last day of its annual meeting in Beijing. Lawmakers in China will draft the legislation in the coming months, and it's expected to take effect in September.
The law bans sedition, secession, and subversion of China's central government. Critics say it threatens civil liberties in Hong Kong and undermines the “one country, two systems” arrangement that separates the region's...
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China Approves Hong Kong Security Legislation, Defying Trump

1 month ago   |   By Time

Chinese lawmakers approved a proposal for sweeping new national security legislation in Hong Kong, defying a threat by U.S. President Donald Trump to respond strongly to a measure that democracy advocates say will curb essential freedoms in the city.
The National People's Congress, China's rubber-stamp legislature, approved the draft decision by a vote of 2,878-1 on Thursday at its annual session in Beijing, with six abstentions. Chinese officials could now take months to sort of the details of laws banning subversion, secession, terrorism and foreign interference before they're given to...
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China's ceremonial legislature endorses national security law for Hong Kong that has strained relations with US, Britain

1 month ago   |   By ABC News


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Chinese lawmakers endorse Hong Kong national security law

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

China's ceremonial legislature has endorsed a national security law for Hong Kong that has strained relations with the United States and Britain
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China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

1 month ago   |   By RT

The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the draft's introduction.
The bill was approved by the National People's Congress in Beijing and will now go to the country's leadership to be enacted into law. The parliament session was attended by President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang.
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China's parliament approves Hong Kong national security bill

1 month ago   |   By National Post

BEIJING - China's parliament on Thursday overwhelmingly approved directly imposing national security legislation on Hong Kong to tackle secession, subversion, terrorism and foreign interference in a city roiled last year by months of anti-government protests.
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