Trump signs bill, order rebuking China, and slams Biden

President Donald Trump signed legislation and an executive order Tuesday that he said will hold China accountable for its oppressive actions against the people of Hong Kong, then quickly

Hong Kong reports 28 more Covid-19 cases, 16 local

Health authorities confirmed 28 new cases of Covid-19 in Hong Kong today (Saturday), with another 33 cases pending confirmation, RTHK reported. The Centre for Health Protection said 16 of the 28

Hong Kong police granted sweeping powers under security law

HONG KONG  — In implementing the national security law for Hong Kong, police will have sweeping authority that allows them to take actions including conducting searches without a warrant, restricting

Crazy rich Asian: The former reporter behind a fugitive’s $8 billion fortune

When entertainment reporter Kimbie Chan Hoi-wan first met her future husband, billionaire mogul Joseph Lau, she reached out to a mole on his head and asked if it was real. So

Hundreds march in Hong Kong as Carrie Lam urges stability

HONG KONG — Hundreds of people marched in Hong Kong's streets today (Tuesday) to mark a year since the start of anti-government protests, as the leader of the semi-autonomous city

Chris Patten: China’s agenda ‘Orwellian’

The last British governor of Hong Kong criticized the Chinese government on Friday over proposed national security legislation, calling it part of an "Orwellian" drive to eliminate opposition in violation

Ho’s bold ideas for his homelands

A group of Hongkongers “led by casino tycoon Stanley Ho, is gathering support for the idea of leasing the territory to the United Nations after 1997 as a way to tackle

Pompeo says Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has notified Congress that the Trump administration no longer regards Hong Kong as autonomous from mainland China, setting the stage for U.S. to withdraw the

Hong Kong opposition slams China national security law move

HONG KONG — Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers sharply criticized China's move to take over long-stalled efforts to enact national security legislation in the semi-autonomous territory, saying it goes against the

Asia Today: Indian cases spike, Shanghai Disney park reopens

India reported its biggest daily increase in cases Monday as it prepares to gradually resume train service while easing its virus lockdown. India's train network was halted in late March as

Rumors caused rush to buy toilet paper

The rumors started first-hand on Chinese social media posts. But this view was supported by some American news outlets, including Bloomberg and the Washington Post, which wrote reports elaborating on

Hong Kong to shut most of mainland China border

Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam announced the city will shut almost all land and sea border control points to the mainland from midnight to stem the spread of the novel

Hong Kong latest: Protester shot at close range by police in hospital

HONG KONG — In a fearsome escalation of violence, Hong Kong police shot a protester at close range in the chest today (Tuesday), leaving the teenager bleeding and howling on

Hong Kong latest: Fierce clashes left one injured by live fire

HONG KONG — Fierce clashes between pro-democracy protesters and police broke out in multiple parts of Hong Kong today (Tuesday) in the most widespread violence challenging Chinese rule as its

Pro-democracy rallies hit Hong Kong on China’s National Day

Hong Kong - Tens of thousands of black-clad protesters marched in Hong Kong today (Tuesday) in multiple pro-democracy rallies urging China's Communist Party to "return power to the people" as

Editorial | Be bold to live

The secret of enjoying life to the full is to “get out of the comfort zone,” Jolian, a young Macau entrepreneur and skater told the Times yesterday in a captivating

More than 20 charged with rioting appear in Hong Kong court

HONG KONG — Charges were read today (Wednesday) against more than 20 Hong Kong protesters who have been accused of rioting — the most serious charge brought since mass demonstrations

Typhoon Wipha: Classes canceled, workers head home as storm hits Hong Kong

School classes in Hong Kong were canceled and workers advised to head home early as Tropical Storm Wipha swept by south of the city today (Wednesday), bringing heavy rain and

Mallet: Britain expresses concern over Hong Kong speech rights

Britain has expressed concern over freedom of speech in its former colony Hong Kong after authorities refused to renew the work visa of a senior editor of the Financial Times. A

Hong Kong: Police arrest two disqualified lawmakers

Authorities arrested Sixtus Leung and Yau Wai-ching today morning. They were questioned at a police station for several hours before being released on bail of HKD3,000 each. They told reporters

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