Hong Kong activists discuss parliament-in-exile

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists are discussing a plan to create an unofficial parliament-in-exile to keep the flame of freedom alive and send a message to China that freedom cannot be crushed. 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 … Read more Hong Kong activists discuss parliament-in-exile

World leaders condemn China’s Hong Kong security law, US passes sanctions

China warns countries to stay out of domestic affairs, after Australia said it was actively considering offering safe haven to Hong Kong residents and the UK announced it could offer residency to Hong Kong citizens, as Beijing Parliament approved the controversial new “security law” for Hong Kong on Tuesday. “Countries that we hadn’t heard before, … Read more World leaders condemn China’s Hong Kong security law, US passes sanctions

No protests recorded in Hong Kong two days after security law approval

After Beijing Parliament approved the new controversial Hong Kong security law on Tuesday, over 380 hundred protesters were arrested the following day. But on Thursday, no protests were recorded, as FRANCE 24’s Oliver Farry reports from the territory. China has nevertheless warned of “consequences” after the UK announced it could offer residency to up to … Read more No protests recorded in Hong Kong two days after security law approval

UK to face ‘consequences’ on residency offers to Hong Kong citizens, China says

China warns countries to stay out of domestic affairs, after Australia said it was actively considering offering safe haven to Hong Kong residents and the UK announced it could offer residency to Hong Kong citizens, as Beijing Parliament approved the controversial new “security law” for Hong Kong on Tuesday. In the following day, hundreds of … Read more UK to face ‘consequences’ on residency offers to Hong Kong citizens, China says

UK will bear ‘consequences’ offering residency to Hong Kong citizens over security law, China says

China warns countries to stay out of domestic affairs, after Australia said it was actively considering offering safe haven to Hong Kong residents and the UK announced it could offer residency to Hong Kong citizens, as Beijing Parliament approved the controversial new “security law” for Hong Kong on Tuesday. In the following day, hundreds of … Read more UK will bear ‘consequences’ offering residency to Hong Kong citizens over security law, China says

China warns of ‘counter-measures’ as UK offers residency to Hong Kong citizens over security law

China warns of “consequences” after the UK announced it could offer residency to up to 3 million Hong Kong citizens, as Beijing Parliament approved the controversial new “security law” for Hong Kong on Tuesday. “These counter-measures tend to be proportional when it comes to this kind of matters, so we could imagine restrictions on British … Read more China warns of ‘counter-measures’ as UK offers residency to Hong Kong citizens over security law

China warns of ‘consequences’ if UK offers residency to Hong Kong citizens over security law

China warns countries to stay out of domestic affairs, after Australia said it was actively considering offering safe haven to Hong Kong residents, as Beijing Parliament approved the controversial new “security law” for Hong Kong on Tuesday. In the following day, hundreds of arrests were made in the territory. “There seems to be a political … Read more China warns of ‘consequences’ if UK offers residency to Hong Kong citizens over security law

In full: Air bridges scrapped as Grant Shapps answers questions in Parliament

Individual air bridges will be effectively abandoned by the Government, as it emerged that as many as 75 countries will be on the first quarantine exemption list for British holidaymakers. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps takes questions in the House of Commons Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the … Read more In full: Air bridges scrapped as Grant Shapps answers questions in Parliament

Putin Votes in Russia Referendum That Would Allow Him to Stay in Power Until 2036

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s main political project of the year — a constitutional vote that would allow him to extend his rule until 2036 — drew closer to completion as Russia held a nationwide ballot on Wednesday. Putin voted at a Moscow polling station Wednesday morning. He didn’t give any statement after he cast his … Read more Putin Votes in Russia Referendum That Would Allow Him to Stay in Power Until 2036

U.K. Lays Out “Bespoke Immigration Route” For Hong Kong BNO Passport Holders

U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the new “bespoke immigration route” will allow holders of British National (Overseas) status to come to the U.K. without the current six month limit, granting them five years limited leave to remain, with the ability to live and work in the U.K. After these five years, they will be able to apply … Read more U.K. Lays Out “Bespoke Immigration Route” For Hong Kong BNO Passport Holders

U.K. to Grant Hong Kong BNOs Path to Citizenship

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the U.K. will offer 3 million Hong Kong citizens with British National (Overseas) status the path to full British citizenship. Johnson tells Parliament China’s security law is a “clear and serious breach of the sino-British joint declaration. It violates Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy and is in conflict with Hong Kong’s … Read more U.K. to Grant Hong Kong BNOs Path to Citizenship

How the GST came to be – 20 years since the Goods and Services Tax came into being | ABC News

Today marks 20 years since the GST came into force. Jeremy Fernandez takes a look at how the proposal passed parliament. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-01/gst-20-years-old-is-it-time-to-increase-the-tax-rate/12407258 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our ABC News … Read more How the GST came to be – 20 years since the Goods and Services Tax came into being | ABC News

Is Boris Johnson’s ‘New Deal’ the big deal it sounds? | ITV News

“Build, build, build,” was the prime minister’s message. He delivered his speech with the urgency and gusto of a man who is spending big. And he is, it’s just not new money. Strip away the packaging, and Boris Johnson was serving-up the same investment promises which were first set out in the March Budget, when … Read more Is Boris Johnson’s ‘New Deal’ the big deal it sounds? | ITV News