The number of Americans named by Beijing exactly equals the number of Hong Kong and Chinese officials placed on a sanctions list by the US last week
Lai owns the Apple Daily newspaper and Next Magazine, two outlets unapologetically pro-democracy and critical of Beijing
France stops ratification of extradition agreement with Hong Kong, says treaty to remain 'as it stands'
Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the US suspended similar treaties with Hong Kong last month after China imposed a new national security law on the city
The sanctions freeze any assets the targets may have in US jurisdictions and bar Americans from doing business with them
The month-old law has curbed pro-democracy protests as activists along with academics and others wonder if their activities could be targeted
The revelations are certain to anger the Vatican as its relationship with the Chinese government has been enormously delicate, especially over China’s crackdown on Hong Kong
Foreign Minister Winston Peters said New Zealand can no longer trust that Hong Kong’s criminal justice system is sufficiently independent from China
After US orders China's Houston consulate closed, Beijing accuses law enforcement of 'improperly entering' premises
The Trump administration ordered the Houston consulate closed this week, saying Chinese agents tried to steal medical and other research in Texas
The Hong Kong International Film Festival was supposed to take place in the second half of August.
Those who come to the UK through the new pathway will be able to apply to settle in Britain permanently once they have lived in the UK for five years.
Britain is one of a growing number of countries to have denounced the security law in Hong Kong, which was introduced after months of pro-democracy demonstrations
UK indefinitely suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong over China's controversial national security law
UK will also extend its arms embargo to Hong Kong, stopping the export of equipments such as firearms, smoke grenades and shackles to the region.
Global COVID-19 toll crosses 6.02 lakh, cases climb to 1.42 crore; US continues to be worst-hit country
The US alone accounts for over 37 lakh COVID-19 cases, while Brazil has reported 20 lakh and India, 10 lakh.
When the US imposed sanctions on four Chinese officials over China’s crackdown on Uighurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang, Beijing reciprocated by announcing travel bans and sanctions on prominent Republican members of Congress
Donald Trump ends Hong Kong's preferential status citing Beijing's 'oppressive' actions against city
Acting on a Tuesday deadline, Trump also signed a bill approved by the US Congress to penalize banks doing business with Chinese officials who implement the new security law.
Lines are being drawn and US-China relations are in free fall, laying the foundation for a confrontation that will have many of the characteristics of the Cold War — and the dangers
Just half of the 70 seats in the Hong Kong legislature represent geographical districts that are directly elected by voters. The other half are so-called functional constituencies, most chosen by corporate voting and more likely to go to establishment candidates
Prime Minister Scott Morrison also made a pitch for international businesses with regional headquarters in Hong Kong to relocate to Australia
US considering additional actions against China on Hong Kong's new security law, COVID-19, says White House
US and China have sparred recently over China's imposition of new national security law in Hong Kong, treatment of Uighurs, and Beijing's handling of coronavirus
RTHK has also found itself caught in geopolitical wrangling between China and Taiwan, the self-governing island that Beijing claims as part of its territory