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US warship sails near Chinese-controlled South China Sea islands

The busy waterway is one of a number of flashpoints in the US-China relationship, which include a trade war, US sanctions, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

By REUTERS
05/02/2021
Leaving Hong Kong: A family makes a wrenching decision

UK opens special visa route for Hong Kong residents to become citizens

Britain and China have been arguing for months about what London and Washington say is an attempt to silence dissent in Hong Kong after pro-democracy protests in 2019 and 2020.

By REUTERS
31/01/2021
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UK offers Hong Kong residents a route to citizenship, angering China

"Britain is trying to turn large numbers of Hong Kong people into second-class British citizens. This has completely changed the original nature of BNO," Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said.

By REUTERS
29/01/2021
Protesters take part in a candlelight vigil to mark the 31st anniversary of the crackdown of pro-dem

Hong Kong national security law used to block protest-related website

The South China Morning Post said that Hong Kong police had invoked the city's national security law for the first time to block HKChronicles.

By REUTERS
10/01/2021

Nuns arrested as Beijing turns up heat on Church in Hong Kong

And now the mission – and the Church as a whole in Hong Kong – is coming under mounting pressure as Beijing moves to extinguish opposition voices in the city under a new national security law.

By REUTERS
30/12/2020
China’s national flag is seen waving at the China Consulate General in Houston, Texas

US preparing new sanctions on Chinese officials over Hong Kong - sources

Up to 14 people, including officials of China's parliament, or National People's Congress, and members of the CCP, would likely be targeted.

By REUTERS
07/12/2020
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Israeli Cellebrite halts phone-hacking services to Hong Kong and China

The change comes after new US regulations restricting technology and other exports, meant to curb Beijing's acquisition of technology under civilian pretenses.

Is social distancing enough to prevent coronavirus spread on long flights?

"Long flights not only can lead to importation of COVID-19 cases but also can provide conditions for superspreader events," significant findings show as countries resume international travel.

20/09/2020
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