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Defying China, Hong Kongers rush to buy pro-democracy newspaper

Hong Kongers rushed to buy pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily on Tuesday in a show of support for its owner, who was arrested a day earlier as police rounded up critics of China. A crackdown on dissent in Hong Kong has gathered pace since China imposed a sweeping security law in June, with opposition politicians disqualified and activists arrested for social media posts. The moves have provoked outrage in the West and fear for millions who last year took to the streets to protest communist Ch...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Apple Daily, Defying China Hong Kongers


Apple Daily: Company sees huge rise in stock after crackdown

The holding company of Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper has seen its stock rise fourfold in a day.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Apple Daily, Apple Daily : Company


Hong Kong: Foster says Chinese meeting report 'misrepresented' her views

A report suggests Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill respect China's controversial security laws.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Foster, Arlene Foster, Michelle O Neill


Hong Kong remarks by O'Neill and Foster 'need clarified'

A report suggests Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill respect China's controversial security laws.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Foster, Arlene Foster, O Neill, Michelle O Neill


Hong Kong imports to be labelled 'Made in China': US customs

Goods imported from Hong Kong must be marked "Made in China" to be sold in the United States as part of Washington's punitive response to a sweeping clampdown on the city, US customs authorities were set to announce Tuesday. "With respect to imported goods produced in Hong Kong, such goods may no longer be marked to indicate 'Hong Kong' as their origin, but must be marked to indicate 'China'," said a draft document from US Customs and Border Protection due to be published Tuesday.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Washington, China, US, United States, Border Protection, US Customs


China Refrains From Ousting Hong Kong Lawmakers

Beijing allows four pro-democracy lawmakers to serve out their terms even after they were barred from running for re-election.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Beijing, Hong Kong Protests (2019


Apple Daily: The Hong Kong newspaper that pushed the boundary

China has arrested the founder of the Apple Daily, a rare paper unafraid to openly criticise Beijing.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Apple Daily


In Net Neutrality setback, South Korea lays service quality at content providers’ feet

We missed it earlier: South Korea on May 7 amended its Telecommunications Business Act that would essentially hold content providers like messaging apps and streaming services liable for network issues. This is a significant Net Neutrality issue, since this makes Quality of Service for individual services the content providers’ problem, as opposed to ISPs. While the amendment doesn’t specify what exactly content providers can do to avoid liability, lawyers Kim Jong-hyun and Lee Yunjoh indicated ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, South Korea, Hong Kong, News, Net Neutrality, India, Netflix, Korea, Airtel, SK Telecom, EBITDA, Sunil Mittal, Kim Jong hyun, OpenNet, Lee Yunjoh


Hong Kong rallies around Apple Daily after arrest of founder Jimmy Lai

Newspaper prints 500,000 copies, up from 100,000, as readers queue for hours to buy pro-democracy tabloidHong Kong residents have rallied behind the pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily after its founder Jimmy Lai was detained under a controversial national security law being used to crack down on dissent.Residents lined up around 2am on Tuesday, hours after the daily tabloid’s offices were raided by police following Lai’s arrest, to buy copies of the paper in a show of support. Many purchased th...
Tags: Hong Kong, Media, World news, Asia Pacific, Lai, Apple Daily, Jimmy Lai


Hong Kong: Ship Recycling In India – Hong Kong Convention - ZBA

India commands the largest share of the world's shipbreaking industry but has justifiably been criticised for environmental degradation and lax compliance towards worker safety and health issues
Tags: Hong Kong, News, India


Apple Daily prints half a million copies in defiance of founder Jimmy Lai's arrest in Hong Kong

Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily has increased its production and vowed to keep operating after police raided its headquarters and arrested its founder, Jimmy Lai, on Monday.
Tags: Hong Kong, Cnn, Apple Daily, Jimmy Lai


Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper vows to keep operating after founder arrested

Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily has increased its production and vowed to keep operating after police raided its headquarters and arrested its founder, Jimmy Lai, on Monday.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Stories, Apple Daily, Jimmy Lai


Hong Kong's security law is transforming the city even faster than expected

It's been less than six weeks since a security law banning secession, subversion and collusion came into force in Hong Kong. But it's already having a dramatic effect on the city's political, media and online spheres.
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, News


Hong Kong's new security law is transforming the city even faster than expected

It's been less than six weeks since a security law banning secession, subversion and collusion came into force in Hong Kong. But it's already having a dramatic effect on the city's political, media and online spheres.
Tags: Hong Kong, Cnn


'The next Hong Kong': Taiwan's foreign minister sounds warning over China

Joseph Wu tells visiting US health secretary Taiwan lives under constant threat of its freedoms being quashed by BeijingChina is trying to turn Taiwan into another Hong Kong, the island’s foreign minister warned on Tuesday as he met with a senior US official making a historic diplomatic trip.A crackdown on dissent in Hong Kong has gathered pace since China imposed a sweeping security law on the financial hub in June, with opposition politicians disqualified and activists arrested. Continue readi...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, US, World news, Taiwan, Asia Pacific, Joseph Wu, Trump Administration, BeijingChina


Hong Kong paper Apple Daily defiant after arrest

In an apparent show of solidarity for the paper queues to bulk buy copies began forming at 0230.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Apple Daily


Apple Daily: Hong Kong newspaper defiant after crackdown

The pro-democracy paper vows to fight on after the arrest of owner Jimmy Lai under a new security law.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Apple Daily, Jimmy Lai


Hong Kong paper Apple Daily defiant after arrest

The pro-democracy paper vows to fight on after the arrest of owner Jimmy Lai under a new security law.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Apple Daily, Jimmy Lai


From Belarus to Hong Kong, journalists 'are bearing the brunt of the global surge in repression'

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Tags: Hong Kong, Cnn, Belarus


Hong Kong's Apple Daily vows to fight on after arrest of Jimmy Lai

Readers queued for hours to get a copy of the pro-democracy tabloid, as US secretary of state says China has ‘eviscerated Hong Kong’s freedoms’Hong Kong’s Apple Daily tabloid has responded with defiance to the arrest of owner Jimmy Lai under a new national security law imposed by Beijing, promising to “fight on” in a front-page headline above an image of Lai being detained..Readers queued from the early hours to get a copy of the pro-democracy paper a day after police raided its offices and took...
Tags: Hong Kong, Media, China, US, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, State, Lai, Apple Daily, Jimmy Lai




Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, known for his support of the city's pro-democracy movement and criticism of China, has been arrested on suspicion of "colluding" with foreign forces, according to local police.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Stories, Jimmy Lai


Activists launch London legal action against UK officers in Hong Kong police

Pro-democracy activists allege five British officers have taken part in brutal actions against protestersPro-democracy activists have launched a private prosecution in London against five British officers working for the Hong Kong police, alleging they have taken part in brutal actions against protesters.The officers – who have not been named – occupy senior roles inside Hong Kong’s local police force. They are accused of torturing anti-government demonstrators, who have been protesting since Ju...
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, London, Human Rights, Law, Police, UK News, World news, Beijing Continue


Jimmy Lai: Hong Kong media tycoon held amid sweep of arrests

The arrests of Jimmy Lai and other prominent pro-democracy activists raise fears of a broad crackdown.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Jimmy Lai


China sanctions 11 US citizens including Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz

NGOs also targeted in tit-for-tat measure arising from Hong Kong security crackdownChina has placed sanctions on 11 US citizens, including legislators and the heads of several US-based non-governmental organisations, in the latest tit-for-tat measure over a national security law imposed on Hong Kong by Beijing.In response to a similar move by the US last week, China’s foreign ministry said on Monday it would target US citizens who have “behaved egregiously on Hong Kong-related issues”. Continue ...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio


China sanctions Cruz, Rubio and other US officials for 'Hong Kong-related issues'

China said on Monday it has imposed sanctions on 11 Americans, including four US officials, for "behaving badly on Hong Kong-related issues."
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, US, Stories, Cruz Rubio


China sanctions Rubio, Cruz and other US officials for 'Hong Kong-related issues'

China said on Monday it has imposed sanctions on 11 Americans, including six US lawmakers, for "behaving badly on Hong Kong-related issues."
Tags: Hong Kong, China, US, Cnn, Rubio Cruz


Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai predicted that he would be arrested under China's new national security law, but said he would still stay and fight

Lai predicted his arrest in May, when Beijing first outlined Hong Kong's draconian new law. He is the most high-profile arrest under this law so far.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Beijing, Lai, Jimmy Lai


Hong Kong: Handling Data Access Requests In Hong Kong Employment Disputes - Mayer Brown

The Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO) provides every data subject, among other things, the right to access their personal data held by a data user. By making a data access request (DAR)...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Mayer Brown, Personal Data Privacy Ordinance PDPO


China sanctions 11 US politicians, including Cruz and Rubio, and heads of pro-democracy organizations

The number of Americans named exactly equals the number of Chinese officials placed on a sanctions list by the U.S. over the crackdown on Hong Kong.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Hong Kong, Usa, News, China, US, Usa Today, Cruz, Rubio



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