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Google Has Stopped Responding To Data Requests from Hong Kong Authorities

Google will stop responding to requests for data from Hong Kong authorities with the search giant instead directing requests for user data to a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty with the United States that is done in conjunction with the Department of Justice. From a report: The move comes after a new national security law imposed by China curbed political expression. Although Hong Kong officials have said that the law would only target a "small minority," human rights groups such as Amnesty Intern...
Tags: Google, Hong Kong, China, Tech, United States, Amnesty International, Department Of Justice, Cnet, Google Facebook, Hong Kong Authorities


China Sets Trial Run For Digital Yuan in Top City Hubs

Chinese authorities will expand test use of the country's prototype digital currency across the nation's three leading urban clusters centered on Beijing, Shanghai and the southern cities of Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. From a report: The move, announced by the Ministry of Commerce, expands the coverage area for testing the cyber currency to a potential user base of around 400 million, or 29% of the country's population. It has been trialed since April in four cities with a combined popula...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, Washington, China, Tech, Beijing, Ministry of Commerce, BEIJING SHANGHAI, Guangzhou Shenzhen, Digital Yuan, Top City Hubs, Andrew Collier, Orient Capital Research


Hong Kong media tycoon says 'the fight has to go on' after 'symbolic' arrest under new law

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has called his arrest a "symbolic exercise" by local authorities to demonstrate that the sweeping national security law imposed by Beijing last month has "teeth."
Tags: Hong Kong, Cnn, Beijing, Jimmy Lai


United States: US Sanctions On Hong Kong Government Officials And Its Impact On The Insurance Market Under US Law - Clyde & Co

In the latest round of steps taken between the US and Mainland China, last Friday (7 August 2020) the US Department of the Treasury's economic sanctions unit, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, listed eleven individuals ...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, US, United States, Mainland China, Office of Foreign Assets Control, US Department of the Treasury, US Law Clyde


Worldwide: Bermuda Courts Answer Key Questions Relating To 'soft Touch' Provisional Liquidation - Carey Olsen

Today 'soft touch' provisional liquidation is one of the most commonly deployed tools for facilitating a restructuring of offshore incorporated companies listed in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Bermuda, Carey Olsen


Worldwide: US Sanctions On Hong Kong Government Officials And Its Impact On The Banking Communities - Clyde & Co

On 7 August 2020 the US Department of the Treasury's economic sanctions unit, the Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC"), listed the HKSAR Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, and ten other individuals...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, US, Carrie Lam, HKSAR, US Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control OFAC


Worldwide: HKMA Provides Explanations On Its Expectations For AIs And SVF Licensees In Light Of The Financial Sanctions Imposed By The US Government - Mayer Brown

In light of the unprecedented imposition of financial sanctions on certain individuals and entities in Hong Kong and Mainland China by the US government (US Sanctions)
Tags: Hong Kong, News, US, Mainland China, Mayer Brown, HKMA


Google stops responding directly to data requests from Hong Kong government

"As always, authorities outside the U.S. may seek data needed for criminal investigations through diplomatic procedures," Google said in an emailed statement. Google reviewed all requests for user data and pushed back on "overly broad ones" to protect the privacy of users, it added. The Washington Post newspaper reported earlier on Friday that Google would stop responding directly to data requests from Hong Kong authorities, implying the company would now treat Hong Kong effectively the same a...
Tags: Google, Hong Kong, News, Washington Post, China


A California appeals court just ruled that Amazon is legally liable for defective products sold on its site by third parties (AMZN)

An appeals court in California ruled Thursday that Amazon is legally liable for defective products sold on its site by third parties. The court said Amazon "was pivotal in bringing the product," a defective replacement laptop battery, to a customer, who alleged she was burned when it exploded. The ruling reverses an earlier court's decision in favor of Amazon, and could open up Amazon to huge legal costs or force it to police sellers on its site more strictly.  Visit Business Insider's homepag...
Tags: Amazon, Hong Kong, Navy, California, China, Trends, Trump, Guerrero, AMZN, Fourth District Court of Appeals, Bolger, Patricia Guerrero, state s Supreme Court Amazon, Angela Bolger, Lenoge Technology, Lenoge


Hong Kong freedom lovers deserve global support against Chinese Communist Party's new Red Terror

Hong Kong advocates for democracy are being targeted and arrested as China seeks to stamp out dissent.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Hong Kong, Usa, News, China, Chinese communist party, Usa Today


Hong Kong freedom lovers deserve global support against Chinese Communist Party's new Red Terror

Hong Kong advocates for democracy are being targeted and arrested as China seeks to stamp out dissent.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Chinese communist party


Agnes Chow, Mulan and a Hong Kong Protest Meme

Supporters of Ms. Chow, a 23-year-old activist detained under Hong Kong’s national security law, flooded Twitter with images comparing her to the Chinese folk heroine.
Tags: Hong Kong, Movies, News, China, Walt Disney Company, Occupy Central, Chow, Hong Kong Protests (2019, Mulan (Movie, Agnes (1996-, Agnes Chow Mulan


How U.S. Sanctions on Hong Kong Could Leave Banks Caught in the Middle

Finance houses operating in the global financial hub find themselves in a very difficult position.
Tags: Hong Kong, News


Hong Kong FilMart Working With RightsTrade on Historic Virtual Market

Leading online B2B licensing platform RightsTrade has been selected to provide the technological backbone for the upcoming FilMart in Hong Kong. Turning such a large and busy fair into a virtual market has been a long time coming. The film and TV market, a flagship event for the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, had been […]
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, News, Global, Markets & Festivals, Filmart, Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Rightstrade


Jimmy Lai says swift arrest points to 'great disorder' between Hong Kong and China police

Pro-democracy activist says he did not expect to be arrested so soon given the global outcry, and that it suggested chaos in the ranksJimmy Lai has said he was surprised to be arrested so quickly, and suggested there was “great disorder” among Chinese and Hong Kong authorities about how to handle the territory’s national security law.The 71-year-old media tycoon and prominent pro-democracy figure was arrested on Monday, on suspicion of committing foreign collusion crimes in breach of Beijing’s n...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Jimmy Lai


Inside Jimmy Lai's Apple Daily During Hong Kong's Media Crackdown

Apple Daily, a pro-democracy paper known for celebrity gossip and hard-hitting investigations, has become a target in Beijing’s new national security law in Hong Kong.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Media, Newspapers, Beijing, Computer Security, Lai, Jimmy, Apple Daily, Communist Party of China, Jimmy Lai, News Sources, Confidential Status of, Next Digital Ltd


Official: Taiwan worried it will be the next Hong Kong

CNN's Paula Hancocks spoke to Taiwan Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu about the US Health Secretary Alex Azar's visit to Taiwan and the island's concerns about China.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, US, Taiwan, Cnn, Stories, Joseph Wu, Paula Hancocks, Alex Azar


Jimmy Lai: Arrested Hong Kong tycoon tells protesters to be 'careful'

Jimmy Lai tells the BBC he has no regrets, but believes his arrest is "just the beginning".
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Bbc, Jimmy Lai


Jimmy Lai: Arrested Hong Kong tycoon tells protesters to be 'careful'

Jimmy Lai tells the BBC he has no regrets, but believes his arrest is "just the beginning".
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Bbc, Jimmy Lai


Everyday Parsi: Nazneen Thanawalla Spliedt

Our seventh author in the Everyday Parsi 2020 series is Nazneen Thanawalla Spliedt of Northern California, United States Nazneen writes about her Muktad memories from Karachi Pakistan. My earliest memories of celebrating the Muktad Days in Karachi were as a young child, when my Maternal Uncle passed away and my Grandmother had his Muktads performed at home. With tables laid with fruits, flowers, divo, and every day some delicious food prepared, we would remember the souls of the depar...
Tags: Hong Kong, Life, Pakistan, North America, Bombay, Curacao, KARACHI, KARACHI Pakistan, Parsi, Anklesaria, Nazneen, Ehler, Everyday Parsi, Nazneen Thanawalla Spliedt, Northern California United States, Hama Anjuman Muktad Hambandagi


Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai released on bail – video

The Hong Kong pro-democracy figure and media mogul Jimmy Lai has received a hero’s welcome on return to his newspaper after his arrest on allegations of foreign collusion. Chinese state media labelled him a 'genuine traitor'. Lai, his sons, senior executives from his Next Digital media company and others including the activist Agnes Chow were detained under Beijing’s national security law on Monday. Hundreds of police officers raided the offices and newsroom of Apple Daily, the tabloid Lai found...
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, Beijing, Lai, Agnes Chow, Jimmy Lai, Next Digital


Wanted by Beijing: An American Citizen Is Charged under Hong Kong National-Security Law

The Chinese Communist Party’s implementation of a new “national security law” in Hong Kong has been as draconian as expected, if not worse. In recent weeks, Beijing has worked swiftly to quash the burgeoning pro-democracy movement in the city, disqualifying candidates, delaying elections for the Legislative Council, and arresting participants in a memorial commemorating the June Fourth Massacre.The new law’s implications for Hong Kong are worrying enough, but it also contains the CCP’s claim of ...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Congress, White House, China, Beijing, Chinese communist party, Nsl, Nathan Law, States, Ccp, National Review, Legislative Council, Chu, Hong Kongers, Nathan


Joshua Wong: Hong Kong Still Has Many Ways to Resist

We will respond to repression by demonstrating our solidarity creatively.
Tags: Hong Kong, Elections, News, Media, China, Censorship, Taiwan, Police Brutality, Joshua Wong, Demonstrations, Freedom Of The Press, Lai, Jimmy, Lam, Apple Daily, Law and Legislation


Luxury Homes Tie Chinese Communist Elite to Hong Kong’s Fate

Three top leaders of China’s Communist Party have relatives who own assets in Hong Kong, including more than $51 million in luxury real estate, a New York Times investigation shows.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Xi Jinping, New York Times, Communist Party, Communist Party of China, Politics And Government, Qi Qiaoqiao, Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Li Zhanshu (1950-, Luxury Homes Tie Chinese Communist Elite


Hero's welcome for Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai after release on bail

Apple Daily founder and pro-democracy activist returns to office following arrest under national security lawThe Hong Kong pro-democracy figure and media mogul Jimmy Lai received a hero’s welcome as he returned to his newspaper after being arrested on allegations of foreign collusion, while Chinese state media labelled him a “genuine traitor”.Lai, his sons, senior executives from his Next Digital media company and others including the activist Agnes Chow were detained under Beijing’s national se...
Tags: Hong Kong, Media, China, World news, Newspapers & magazines, Newspapers, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Press freedom, Freedom Of Speech, Lai, Apple Daily, Agnes Chow, Jimmy Lai, Next Digital


Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai released on bail

Hero’s welcome for Apple Daily founder and pro-democracy activist on return to officeThe Hong Kong pro-democracy figure and media mogul Jimmy Lai has received a hero’s welcome on return to his newspaper after being arrested on allegations of foreign collusion, while Chinese state media has labelled him a “genuine traitor”.Lai, his sons, senior executives from his Next Digital media company and others including the activist Agnes Chow were detained under Beijing’s national security law on Monday....
Tags: Hong Kong, Media, China, World news, Newspapers & magazines, Newspapers, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Press freedom, Freedom Of Speech, Lai, Apple Daily, Agnes Chow, Jimmy Lai, Next Digital


Agnes Chow: Hong Kong activist hailed as the 'real Mulan'

The 23-year-old democracy activist arrested under a new security law is a folk hero to her supporters.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Agnes Chow


Agnes Chow: Hong Kong activist hailed as the 'real Mulan'

The 23-year-old democracy activist arrested under a new security law is a folk hero to her supporters.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Agnes Chow


‘Killing the chicken to scare the monkey’: what Jimmy Lai’s arrest means for Hong Kong’s independent media

Although self-censorship has long been a concern, Hong Kong has traditionally enjoyed a vibrant free press The post ‘Killing the chicken to scare the monkey’: what Jimmy Lai’s arrest means for Hong Kong’s independent media appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Hong Kong, Democracy, China, Journalism, World, Beijing, Press freedom, Journalists, Openaccess, Jimmy Lai, Top Six, Media Freedom