China sanctions 11 US politicians, heads of organizations

BEIJING (AP) — China has announced unspecified sanctions against 11 U.S. politicians and heads of organizations promoting democratic causes, including Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, who have alrea...

China imposes sanctions against U.S. lawmakers over Hong Kong

China said it would apply sanctions against 11 U.S. citizens including officials from Monday (Aug. 10) in response to Washington’s move on Friday (Aug. 7) to impose sanctions on 11 Hong Kong and...

Asian shares mostly higher on stimulus moves, jobs data

Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Monday after President Donald Trump issued executive orders to provide tax relief and stopgap unemployment benefits for Americans hit by the fallout from the coron...

HK media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under national security for 'colluding with foreign powers'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong media mogul and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai (黎智英) has been arrested along with one of his sons under the contentious national security law, local media repo...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law

HONG KONG (AP) — An aide to Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai says Lai was arrested Monday morning under the city’s national security law on suspicion of collusion with foreign powers. ...

Aide says Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai arrested under national security law

HONG KONG (AP) — Aide says Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai arrested under national security law.

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai arrested

Lai was arrested on Monday for suspected collusion with foreign forces under the new national security law Beijing imposed on Hong Kong, the media tycoon's aide said on Twitter. "Jimmy La...

'Five Eyes alliance' slams postponement of Hong Kong polls

In a joint statement on Sunday, foreign ministers of the "core Anglosphere" nations condemned the Hong Kong government for postponing the legislative council elections. The statement said t...

HK markets watchdog says it does not think sanctions will affect financial firms

HONG KONG, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Hong Kong's markets watchdog is not aware of any aspect of U.S. sanctions imposed on Hong Kong officials that will affect how financial firms carry on their normal ope...

Hong Kong, Chinese officials jeer at US sanctions

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader and China's top representative in the city took pot shots at the United States on Saturday after the Trump administration sanctioned them and nine oth...

Letter to the Editor: China faces growing pact of nations

China has been violently suppressing human rights in Hong Kong and Xinjiang, as well as bullying its neighboring countries by encroaching upon their territories, using military might and economic coer...

US sanctions pro-China leader of Hong Kong, other officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong officials, including the pro-China leader of the government, accusing them of cooperating with Beijing’s effort to undermine autonom...

US sanctions pro-China leader of Hong Kong, other officials

The U.S. on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong officials, including the pro-China leader of the government, accusing them of cooperating with Beijing’s effort to undermine autonomy and crack ...

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...

89% of Taiwanese oppose China's 'one country, two systems': Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Close to 90 percent of Taiwanese do not support the "one country, two systems" framework proposed by China, according to a recent survey conducted by Taiwan'...