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Bill targeting banks over China's Hong Kong law passes U.S. Senate

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate unanimously approved legislation on Thursday to penalize banks doing business with Chinese officials who implement Beijing's draconian new national security law on Hong Kong, sending it to the White House for President Donald Trump's signature.
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Senate Sends Trump a Bill to Punish Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The legislation would impose sanctions on officials responsible for instituting and enforcing China's new security law targeting Hong Kong's autonomy.
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Senate sends Hong Kong sanctions bill to Trump

Senate sends Hong Kong sanctions bill to Trump

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The Senate on Thursday finalized passage of a sanctions bill to penalize China for its new national security law for Hong Kong that U.S. lawmakers say effectively ends the island's autonomous legal status.
What happened: The Senate voted Thursday to finalize the Hong Kong Autonomy Act to penalize individuals, banks and other entities that enable China's security law. The Senate approved a nearly identical bill earlier this week, but a final vote was necessary Thursday after the House made minor changes to the sanctions proposal when it passed unanimously Wednesday night .
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