Hong Kong billionaire media tycoon arrested in newsroom

New York (CNN Business)A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. From Hong Kong to Belarus, we are witnessing new infringements on the public and on freedom of the press. I asked Joel Simon, the executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, to put this moment into […]

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Trump attempt to wield Hong Kong dollar against China would backfire: Economists

China continues to ‘undermine’ every facet of US, global economy: Rep. Devin Nunes Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., provides insight into China’s attempt to grow its global influence. Attempts to end the Hong Kong dollar’s longstanding peg to the U.S. greenback would likely backfire and do more harm than good, according to economists. Continue Reading Below The idea has been floated by […]

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Hong Kong police stamp out protests against national anthem bill

Hong Kong (CNN)Around 300 people were arrested across Hong Kong Wednesday, as sporadic protests over a controversial new national security law were met by a massive police presence and zero tolerance approach, with pepper spray, kettling and searches used to quickly contain any potential unrest. Riot police detained and arrested dozens of people in the busy shopping area of Causeway […]

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House Set to Back China Sanctions Amid Rising Tensions With U.S.

The House of Representatives is poised to give final passage Wednesday to legislation that would sanction Chinese officials for human rights abuses against Muslim minorities, the latest in a series of moves by Congress and the White House to put pressure on the Beijing government. The measure was approved by unanimous consent in the Senate earlier this month, and it […]

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Hong Kong's economic success at risk as Beijing tightens grip

Hong Kong residents protest new Chinese security bill China is looking to pass a bill that would change security rules and criminalize activities ‘subversive’ to the government and allow Chinese security agencies to work in Hong Kong. FOX Business’ Edward Lawrence with more. Hong Kong’s future as a global city hangs in the balance as Beijing considers a national security bill […]

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