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China threatens response to new US sanctions over Hong Kong

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday said new U.S. sanctions on officials responsible for Hong Kong security are an attempt to undermine the city’s stability and threatened unspecified countermeasures. ...

US names 10 to be sanctioned under new Hong Kong Autonomy Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department on Wednesday (Oct. 14) presented Congress with a list of names of those it says have undermined Hong Kong's freedoms and warned that sanction...

Hong Kong: National security law targets overseas activists

Samuel Chu, a US citizen and the managing director of the Washington-based Hong Kong Democracy Council (HKDC) advocacy group, told DW he was surprised to learn that Hong Kong authorities wanted to arr...

US sanctions Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, Chinese officials

The United States announced sanctions on Friday targeting 11 Chinese Communist Party officials in mainland China and their affiliates in Hong Kong, including the territory's Chief Executive Carrie...

Overseas activists wanted by Hong Kong police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong police have reportedly put six overseas activists on the wanted list Friday (July 31), accusing them of violating the Special Administrative Region's nationa...

Congressman to introduce 'Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act' Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) on Tuesday (July 28) announced he will introduce a bill the next day that would authorize the U.S. to use military force if China invades ...

HK's surge of coronavirus cases resulted from not testing every arrival: Official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong's secretary for food and health bureau, Sophia Chan (陳肇始), admitted Tuesday (July 28) that the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in the city is due to a policy ...

US has 10 more ways to defeat China: Taiwanese economist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese economist Wu Chia-lung (吳嘉隆) stated on Friday (July 24) that the U.S. has at least 10 additional ways to counteract China's aggressive global expansion as te...

House to introduce Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) on Friday (July 17) announced that he will introduce a bill this week that would authorize the U.S. to use military force if China invades...

China summons US ambassador, says US blocks its development

BEIJING (AP) — China has accused the U.S. of seeking to obstruct its development with recent steps to sanction officials who undermine local autonomy in Hong Kong, summoning the U.S. ambassador in Bei...

Trump signs bill, order rebuking China, and slams Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed legislation and an executive order on Tuesday that he said will hold China accountable for its oppressive actions against the people of Hong Kong,...

Congress passes bill rebuking China over Hong Kong crackdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has approved a bill rebuking China over its crackdown in Hong Kong amid protests against a strict “national security” law that outlaws so-called subversive or terrorist acts...

China passes contentious Hong Kong national security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China on Tuesday (June 30) passed a controversial national security bill, which is widely believed to severely compromise human rights in Hong Kong, after a three-day revi...

US imposes visa curbs on Chinese officials over Hong Kong security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. is sanctioning Chinese officials for their involvement in curtailing freedoms in Hong Kong with their proposed national security law. U.S. Secretary of State M...

Rebuking China, US Senate moves to protect Hong Kong autonomy

In a bipartisan rebuke of China, the U.S. Senate on Thursday (June 25) unanimously approved a bill to impose sanctions on business and individuals — including the police — that undermine H...