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U.S. warning about Hong Kong signals Washington could do ‘a lot more,’ lawyer says

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The U.S. has issued a warning to U.S. companies operating in Hong Kong — signaling that Washington could take further action, says a lawyer who specializes in international trade compliance. Adam Smith, a partner at law firm Gibson, Dunn &......

U.S. warns companies about the risks of doing business in Hong Kong as China clamps down on rights

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The national flags of the U.S. and China waving outside a building. Teh Eng Koon | AFP via Getty Images WASHINGTON – The Biden administration on Friday warned businesses with operations in Hong Kong of sweeping financial and regulatory risks......

US warns businesses of risks in China and Hong Kong as Beijing promises to “respond strongly”

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The administration also sanctioned seven Chinese nationals under the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020. The release of the advisory and sanctions are likely to further inflame tensions between Washington and Beijing. A Chinese spokesman, asked about the pending......

The U.S. will warn companies about Hong Kong’s ‘deteriorating’ situation, Biden says

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Joe Biden speaks about voting rights at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 13, 2021. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images U.S. President Joe Biden said his administration will issue an advisory to warn American......

Hong Kong biotech start-up is set to list on the Nasdaq in a SPAC merger

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Signage for Prenetics, a Hong Kong-based biotechnology company, at the company’s laboratory in Hong Kong, China, on Jan. 26, 2018. Anthony Kwan| Bloomberg | Getty Images Hong Kong biotech company Prenetics is set to merge with Artisan Acquisition, a special......

An Officer Stabbed. A Bomb Plot Foiled. A Specter of Violence Divides Hong Kong.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here HONG KONG — Last week in Hong Kong, on the politically sensitive anniversary of the city’s return to China, a man stabbed a police officer on a busy commercial street, then killed himself. Then, on Tuesday, the police......

Shares of Chinese Tesla rival Xpeng rise on Hong Kong debut

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Xpeng P7 electric car is on display during the 18th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition at China Import and Export Fair Complex on November 20, 2020 in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province of China. VCG | Visual China Group | Getty Images......

Hong Kong police arrest nine suspected of terrorist activities

HONG KONG, July 6 (Reuters) – Hong Kong police said on Tuesday they had arrested nine people, including six secondary students, on suspicion of terrorist activities, the latest to be targeted under a sweeping national security law Beijing imposed on the financial hub last year. Police said at a press......

Hong Kong defends privacy law after Big Tech raises concerns

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-57730884 “The only way to avoid these sanctions for technology companies would be to refrain from investing and offering their services in Hong Kong, thereby depriving Hong Kong businesses and consumers, whilst also creating new barriers to trade,” the letter added. BBC – For more and to sign up click......

American Internet Giants Hit Back at Hong Kong Doxxing Law

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An industry group representing the largest American internet companies warned Hong Kong’s government that changes to the city’s data-protection laws could impact companies’ ability to provide services in the city. The June 25 letter, which took issue with broad new rules created to curb doxxing — the targeted disclosure of......

Canada’s Hong Kong diaspora helps new arrivals with jobs, housing, psychotherapy

OTTAWA, July 4 (Reuters) – Hong Kongers in Canada are banding together to help the latest wave of immigrants fleeing Beijing’s tightening grip on their city. Networks across the country, some descended from groups set up after China’s crackdown on Tiananmen Square protesters in 1989, are offering new arrivals everything......

Hong Kong drinks company Vitasoy faces China netizen calls for boycott

A policeman takes pictures at the site where a man allegedly stabbed a police officer in Causeway Bay, during the 24th anniversary of the former British colony’s return to Chinese rule and on the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China, in Hong Kong, China July 1, 2021.......

Hong Kong security law ‘a human rights emergency’ – Amnesty

HONG KONG, June 30 (Reuters) – Amnesty International said on Wednesday that Hong Kong authorities have used a new national security law to target dissent and justify “censorship, harassment, arrests and prosecutions that violate human rights” in the year since it was implemented. Beijing imposed a sweeping national security law......

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