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Updated : 3 weeks, 5 days ago IST
Hong Kong, May 28 (ANI): With the overhauling of election rules in Hong Kong, China has stamped out the opposition by reducing public voting rights. The Hong Kong legislature passed a bill amending electoral laws that drastically curtails islanders' right to vote as the majority of lawmak
Updated : 3 weeks, 6 days ago IST
Washington DC [US], May 27 (ANI): The Chinese government continues to undermine the democratic institutions of Hong Kong and denies the residents the rights that China itself has guaranteed, said US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday after the city's Legislative Council approved t
Updated : 4 weeks ago IST
Hong Kong, May 27 (ANI): The Hong Kong Legislative Council has approved the controversial bill to reform the city's electoral system, which is set to increase the number of pro-Beijing lawmakers in the city and reduces the public's ability to choose elected representatives.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Brussels [Belgium], April 16 (ANI): The European Union is preparing new measures to punish Beijing for overhauling Hong Kong's electoral system that will further clamp down on opposition voices in the region.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Hong Kong, April 4 (ANI): Under China's overhaul of the electoral system of Hong Kong, a vetting committee has been set up to screen out 'unpatriotic' candidates, which will consider previous actions and words by an individual, according to the city's justice minister.
Hong Kong, April 1 (ANI): China's drastic overhaul of Hong Kong's electoral system would neither produce any "meaningful democratic results" nor represent the inclusive and credible will of Hongkongers, the United States' top envoy to the city said on Thursday.
Hong Kong, March 30 (ANI): China on Tuesday approved the most controversial and sweeping overhaul of Hong Kong's electoral system, which will slash the number of directly elected seats in the city's legislature from half to about one-fifth.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
Washington [US], March 20 (ANI): Despite fierce international condemnation, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) approved a contentious resolution on the reform of Hong Kong's electoral system on March 11, which, critics say, could further smother opposition voices in Hong Kong.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington [US], March 18 (ANI): Ahead of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's meeting with top Chinese diplomats in Alaska later this week, Washington has imposed sanctions on 24 Chinese and Hong Kong officials over Beijing's ongoing crackdown on the city.
Hong Kong, March 18 (ANI): As China's national legislature plans to rewrite election rules in Hong Kong to ensure that the city is run by 'patriots', the most lingering question of this move is over the concern that Beijing might be rejecting the 'one country two systems' made to Hong Kong i
Tokyo [Japan], March 14 (ANI): Japan has said that it “cannot overlook” the resolution passed by China’s National People’s Congress on Thursday to change the electoral system in Hong Kong, with Tokyo calling the new laws requiring all political candidates to be &ld
London [UK], March 13 (ANI): The United Kingdom on Saturday said it considers China to be in a "state of ongoing non-compliance" with the Sino-British joint declaration after Beijing approved sweeping changes for tighter control over Hong Kong.