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'Soft' Merkel told to show some backbone and challenge China security crackdown

09.07.2020 5:59

ANGELA MERKEL has been accused of being too soft on China after introducing a sweeping national security law over Hong Kong.


China sparks panic with promise to take action against Australia after grave law violation

09.07.2020 4:03

CHINA has warned it will "take action" against Australia after the country announced it will offer visas to some Hong Kong residents and has suspended its extradition treaty with the city following the new state security law imposed on it.


National security law: Australia suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty

09.07.2020 2:05

China's new national security law "undermines" Hong Kong's current freedoms says Canberra.


Australia steps up Hong Kong action in wake of China security law

09.07.2020 1:30

PM Scott Morrison suspends extradition pact with territory and extends visas for Hong Kong people already in Australia.


Hong Kong Institute of Architects Announces Young Architect Award

09.07.2020 1:00

The has announced the winning design of the HKIA Young Architect Award. The competition theme centered on affordable housing and asked local architects aged 35 or below to propose innovative and unique design proposals for local housing. Arnold Yok Fai Wong's winning design reimagines the adaptability, livability and build-ability of affordable housing through modular construction in urban air space.


Australia suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong over security law

09.07.2020 0:49

The country also unveiled changes to visas for Hong Kong citizens who want "to start a new life"


Christie's previews relay-style hybrid auction

08.07.2020 17:20

The art world is poised to experience a new type of auction as Christie's prepares to hold a relay-style version of its spring sale postponed by the pandemic. Auctioneers will pass the gavel from Hong Kong, to New York City, London, and Paris. (July 8)


Big tech firms face dilemma over new HK powers

08.07.2020 17:00

July 09, 2020 5:00 AM
NEW YORK • Facebook, Google and Twitter - all blocked in the mainland - are now headed towards a showdown with China that could end up making Hong Kong feel more like Beijing.


China issues sinister threat to Canada as furious row breaks out – ‘Just wait and see!'

08.07.2020 15:42

CHINA has issued a stern warning to Canada after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced sweeping changes to the country's foreign policy in response to a new controversial security law imposed on Hong Kong.


Hong Kong pupils banned from political activity

08.07.2020 12:40

Thousands of secondary school students have been involved in Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests.


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