The looming decision, following China’s imposition of a new security law for the former colony, could be a prelude to even tougher U.S. actions against Beijing.
Hong Kong’s traditional opposition parties lose out to localist challengers in fierce weekend primary for coming Legislative Council election
Chief Executive Carrie Lam issues a strong warning to the candidates and organisers of the primaryBeijing’s liaison office also condemns opposition, accusing primary organiser Benny Tai and the camp of trying to stage a ‘Hong Kong colour revolution’
US President Donald Trump signs Hong Kong Autonomy Act, and ends the city’s preferential trade status
New law is the latest salvo from a united Washington as it retaliates against Beijing for further eroding Hong Kong’s autonomyThe executive order means ‘Hong Kong will now be treated the same as mainland China’, the US president says