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North Korea supports China’s measures on Hong Kong

SEOUL (Asia) – On Saturday, North Korea showed its support for the decision to impose new national security laws by China in Hong Kong labelling it a “legitimate step” to safeguard its security. “Since Hong Kong issue is an issue pertaining thoroughly to the internal affairs of China, any country or force has no rights […]

UK, U.S., Australia, Canada reprimand China on Hong Kong law

LONDON (Asia) – The United Kingdom, the United States, Australia and Canada criticised China on Thursday for imposing a new security law on Hong Kong that they said would breach the 1984 Sino-British agreement on the former colony and threaten its freedoms. “Hong Kong has flourished as a bastion of freedom,” the four countries said […]

Stocks down as markets wait for Trump’s Hong Kong response

SINGAPORE/NEW YORK (Finance) – Asia’s stock markets pulled back and major currencies were held in check on Friday, as investors await the U.S. response to China tightening control over the city of Hong Kong. China’s parliament on Thursday pressed ahead with national security legislation for the city, raising fears over the future of its democratic […]

Rich Chinese skirt Hong Kong seeking asset safety elsewhere

HONG KONG (Asia) – Rich Chinese are expected to park fewer funds in Hong Kong on worries that Beijing’s proposed national security law for the city could allow mainland authorities to track and seize their wealth, bankers and other industry sources said. More than half of Hong Kong’s estimated private wealth of over $1 trillion […]

U.S. business urge Trump to go slow on Hong Kong response

WASHINGTON (U.S.) – Business groups are urging U.S. President Donald Trump to go slowly in responding to Beijing’s planned imposition of new national security laws on Hong Kong, warning revoking the city’s special U.S. privileges will hurt the territory and its people. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared on Wednesday China’s actions had