'The end of Hong Kong'? China's new plan for the region has Trump fuming
China's action could spark fresh protests in Hong Kong, which enjoys many freedoms not allowed on the mainland
China politics | Hong Kong
Last Updated at May 22, 2020 14:30 IST
China is set to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong after last year’s pro-democracy unrest, a Chinese official said on Thursday, drawing a warning from President Donald Trump that Washington would react “very strongly” against the attempt to gain more control over the former British colony.
The US State Department also warned China, saying a high-degree of autonomy and respect for human rights were key to preserving the territory’s special status in US law, which has helped it maintain its position as a world financial centre, the Reuters ...
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First Published: Fri, May 22 2020. 13:54 IST