Arrest of outspoken media boss renews fears of Hong Kong clampdown | FT

Arrested media boss and democracy advocate Jimmy Lai pledged to continue his fight on his release on Wednesday. In April this year, the prominent newspaper owner talked exclusively to the FT about Beijing’s controversial national security law for the territory and called for action from the international community to protect Hong Kong’s freedoms. Read more … Read more Arrest of outspoken media boss renews fears of Hong Kong clampdown | FT

Beijing denounces Washington over official’s Taiwan visit

Beijing has once again criticized the United States over its failure to abide by its commitment to the one-China principle. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/CGTNOfficial/ … Read more Beijing denounces Washington over official’s Taiwan visit

Hong Kong Activist Agnes Chow Speaks Out Against Government After Release on Bail

Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow was released on bail late on Tuesday after being held in custody for approximately 24 hours. Chow was one of 10 people arrested by Hong Kong police on Monday in connection with the new national security law imposed by Beijing. “The political persecution this time was very ridiculous”, Chow told … Read more Hong Kong Activist Agnes Chow Speaks Out Against Government After Release on Bail

China accused of trying to turn Taiwan into next Hong Kong

Taiwan’s foreign minister has accused China of trying to turn the island into the next Hong Kong. Joseph Wu issued the warning on the third day of a visit by the US health secretary. Al Jazeera’s Katrina Yu reports from Beijing, China. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – … Read more China accused of trying to turn Taiwan into next Hong Kong

Beijing reaffirms stance on security in Hong Kong

China has reaffirmed its position on law and order in Hong Kong. This came after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denounced the arrest of ten people in the city. Media Tycoon Jimmy Lai was among those taken into custody under the new security law. The arrests have sparked condemnation from several countries. But China’s … Read more Beijing reaffirms stance on security in Hong Kong

China accused of carrying out political purge in Hong Kong under new security law | ABC News

China has been accused of carrying out a political purge in Hong Kong after more pro-democracy campaigners were arrested. All have been taken into custody under the new security law, which Australia says is eroding people’s fundamental rights. Other activists fear they could be next but many Hong Kong residents are continuing to defy Beijing. … Read more China accused of carrying out political purge in Hong Kong under new security law | ABC News

What is the U.S. seeking to gain by Taiwan visit?

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar arrived in Taiwan on August 9 for an official visit to the island. His trip is the first in six years by an American cabinet member, and the highest-level visit since 1979, when the U.S. established diplomatic ties with China. What is the U.S. seeking to gain … Read more What is the U.S. seeking to gain by Taiwan visit?

U.S. Health Chief Alex Azar Slams WHO For Taiwan ‘Political Bullying’

On the most senior visit by an American official in more than four decades, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar hailed Taiwan’s democracy and praised President Tsai Ing-wen’s response to the pandemic in comments likely to stoke tensions with China. Azar slammed the WHO for “political bullying. “I’ve been a witness to the harmful … Read more U.S. Health Chief Alex Azar Slams WHO For Taiwan ‘Political Bullying’

Beijing condemns U.S. official’s visit to Taiwan

U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar spent his first full day in Taiwan today. He met with Taiwan’s chief official in charge of health and welfare, Chen Shih-chung, and they witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on health cooperation. Azar said his visit shows U.S. recognition of friendship and partnership with Taiwan, and he … Read more Beijing condemns U.S. official’s visit to Taiwan

Hong Kong arrests: Jimmy Lai detained under security law

Lai’s arrest on Monday under a new national security law Beijing imposed on Hong Kong will come as little surprise to observers, including the publisher himself, who said he knew he would be a prime target. France 24 Oliver Farry tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all … Read more Hong Kong arrests: Jimmy Lai detained under security law

Beijing announces sanctions against 11 Americans

China announced sanctions on 11 U.S. officials Monday in response to U.S. sanctions against officials of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, said Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian at a daily news briefing. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): … Read more Beijing announces sanctions against 11 Americans

Hong Kong: Media Tycoon and Apple Daily Owner Jimmy Lai Arrested

Hong Kong police arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai and raided the offices of his flagship newspaper, the highest-profile case yet against the city’s democracy activists under a national security law that has fueled U.S.-China tensions. Lai was shown handcuffed as he was taken away by officers from his home on Monday morning. When a reporter … Read more Hong Kong: Media Tycoon and Apple Daily Owner Jimmy Lai Arrested

Hong Kong media tycoon arrested, newspaper raided

Hong Kong media tycoon, Jimmy Lai, has been detained, one of seven people arrested under the new, Beijing-imposed national security law. Lai is the most high-profile individual arrested yet under the new law. An executive in Lai’s media group says he was arrested on suspicion of “colluding with foreign powers”; he had already been facing … Read more Hong Kong media tycoon arrested, newspaper raided