In a move that marks “a milestone advancing the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ framework,” China’s top legislature on Tuesday approved the Law on Safeguarding National Security in Hong Kong. While passage of the law has sparked a swirl of concerns from critics and local residents, legal experts say these concerns are neither justified nor necessary. … Read more HK National Security Law: Dispelling the myth from a legal perspective
(AP) Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law has left the city for an undisclosed location after testifying in a U.S. congressional hearing about a tough new security law imposed by mainland China on the semi-autonomous territory. Law, who declined to disclose his whereabouts for safety, said in an interview with The Associated Press on … Read more Activist Nathan Law Speaks Out on Fleeing Hong Kong
(AP) A former employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been granted political asylum in what he believes is the first successful U.K. asylum case from the former British colony. Simon Cheng, who alleges that he was detained and tortured in China last year, told The Associated Press that he hopes his successful … Read more Hong Kong Native Gets Political Asylum in U.K. After China Detention
Cuba made a joint statement on behalf of the 53 countries at the 44th Session of the United Nations Human Rights on Tuesday, welcoming the adoption of the law on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) by China’s top legislature. Representatives from over 20 countries also expressed their support for … Read more Many countries support China’s national security legislation for HKSAR
Parents living away from home for extended periods of time should contact their children at least once a month and stay informed on their lives and general wellbeing – that’s according to a new draft revision to a law to protect minors that have been submitted to China’s top legislature for a second reading. Supporters … Read more New draft law aims at helping parents stay connected to left-behind children in China
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks to media after the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the HKSAR was passed on Tuesday by the 20th session of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislature. #HK
The State Council Information Office holds a press conference to introduce national security legislation for HKSAR. The Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislature, on Tuesday passed a draft law on safeguarding national security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Zhang Xiaoming, deputy director of the State Council’s … Read more Live: SCIO Press conference on national security legislation for HKSAR
Further acknowledging that climate change is a growing concern in his state, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed into law a measure requiring public coastal construction projects to first be reviewed for impacts on the state’s fragile seashore because of rising sea levels. The signing was hailed by environmentalists as an important step in addressing … Read more DeSantis Signs Law to Protect Florida Coast from Rising Sea Levels
Mississippi came closer to changing its state flag Saturday when more than two-thirds of the state Legislature voted to suspend rules to allow a vote on removing the Confederate battle emblem from its design. For the first time Gov. Tate Reeves, a Republican, said he would sign a bill to change the flag. He previously … Read more Wayne Dupree Show | Will removing ‘Stars & Bars’ ease race tension across America?
Chinese lawmakers on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), a “resolute” effort taken by the central government that will make secession, subversion and collusion with foreign forces illegal. 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 … Read more China’s top legislature passes national security law for Hong Kong
The 20th session of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislature, unanimously passed the new national security law for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Tuesday. Four young leaders of separatist group Demosisto announced their resignations on the same day. Joshua Wong, Nathan Law, Jeffrey Ngo and … Read more Hong Kong protest leaders quit their political outfits
What laws are we talking about? The national security law is aimed at punishing acts of secession, subversion of state power, terrorism and “collusion with foreign and external forces to endanger national security.” (What would constitute collusion is unclear; Authorities in Beijing will have the final say on interpreting the law.) Separately, Hong Kong lawmakers … Read more What Does China’s Security Law Mean For Hong Kong?
China’s top legislative body approved new national security legislation for Hong Kong, a sweeping attempt to quell dissent that risks U.S. retaliation and the city’s appeal as a financial hub. The National People’s Congress Standing Committee voted unanimously to approve the law on the former British colony when it wrapped up a three-day meeting Tuesday … Read more Hong Kong Leader Speaks After China Passes National Security Law
The National People’s Congress, China’s top legislature, adopted a decision in May to institute Hong Kong national security laws. Legal professionals from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) say they are looking forward to the laws’ implementation to restore stability and safeguard national security and protect human rights. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA … Read more National security laws for HKSAR to protect human rights – HK legal professionals
A group of over 20 opposition lawmakers occupied the Taiwanese legislature overnight on Monday, protesting “government tyranny” and Democratic Progressive Party President Tsai Ing-Wen. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ … Read more Taiwan opposition protests ‘tyranny’ in parliament