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MAJOR: Japan Quietly Sides With China on Hong Kong Issue

BEIJING/TOKYO – Jun 10, 2020 – Japan reportedly decided not to join the United States, the United Kingdom and some other countries in “condemning” China over a recently-passed law to safeguard national security in Hong Kong, the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. According to a report by Japan’s Kyodo news agency on Sunday, Tokyo refused to be […]

Hong Kong Rejects US Criticism of Human Rights Situation

Hong Kong, China – Hong Kong roundly rejected the criticism of its human rights practices leveled by the United States, stressing that the international financial hub is “firmly committed to upholding and safeguarding freedoms”. China’s special administrative region was rocked by months of anti-government protests, which began in June last year over a controversial extradition […]

Poll: Hong Kong Residents Overwhelmingly Against Independence From China

Hong Kong, China – Only 17 percent of Hong Kong residents are in favor of seeking independence from China and almost half blame the city government for civil unrest, rather than the government in Beijing, a new poll showed. The Reuters survey conducted by the Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute shows that, while 59 […]

Xi: Hong Kong, Macau Nobody’s Business But China’s

BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping stated on Friday that Hong Kong and Macau affairs are exclusively China’s internal affair, noting that Beijing will not allow foreign influences to interfere. “I want to emphasize here that, after the return of Hong Kong and Macao to the homeland, the affairs of the two special administrative regions […]