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Special administrative region of China

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Hong Kong: Special administrative region of China
Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (HKSAR), is a metropolitan area and special administrative region of the People's Republic of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta of the South China Sea. With over 7.5 million people of various nationalities in a 1,104-square-kilometre (426 sq mi) territory, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world.

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For Chinese Dissidents, Detractors, Hong Kong Is Now A Danger Zone [Video]

For Chinese Dissidents, Detractors, Hong Kong Is Now A Danger Zone

For many who were critical of the Chinese government, Hong Kong was a convenient place to be. But according to CNN, that bolthole is quickly closing, as China says that they can now be arrested there,..

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Equity indices close in the green, Eicher Motors up 4.2 pc [Video]

Equity indices close in the green, Eicher Motors up 4.2 pc

Equity benchmark indices continued their upward momentum on Friday but the gains in IT and realty sectors were capped by PSU banks. At the closing bell, the BSE SandP Sensex was up by 178 points or 0.5..

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Hong Kong activists discus parliament-in-exile [Video]

Hong Kong activists discus 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,..

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Starmer supports govt’s action on Hong Kong security law [Video]

Starmer supports govt’s action on Hong Kong security law

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said that his party agrees with the course of action that the government has set out following the announcement of Hong Kong’s “shocking” security law. Report..

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China adamant about enforcing Hong Kong security law [Video]

China adamant about enforcing Hong Kong security law

As international criticism grows over new measures threatening Hong Kong's autonomy, Beijing warns others to stay out of its affairs.

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Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong amid protests over new security law [Video]

Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong amid protests over new security law

Critics say the new law ends freedoms that were guaranteed for half a century when British rule ended in 1997.View on euronews

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Hundreds Arrested in Hong Kong as China Imposes New National Security Law [Video]

Hundreds Arrested in Hong Kong as China Imposes New National Security Law

The new law, which gives Beijing the power to crack down on separatism, collusion and various other political crimes, was passed on Tuesday.

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U.S. House passes China sanctions bill [Video]

U.S. House passes China sanctions bill

[NFA] The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (July 1) passed a bill with unanimous consent taking aim at China's new national security law for Hong Kong. Gloria Tso reports.

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Australia considering safe haven offer for Hong Kongers [Video]

Australia considering safe haven offer for Hong Kongers

Australia is considering safe haven proposals for Hong Kong residents, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, after China imposed a new national security law on the financial hub. Libby Hogan..

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Hong Kong: What is happening in the Asian economic hub? [Video]

Hong Kong: What is happening in the Asian economic hub?

Boris Johnson has accused China of breaching a key treaty with Britain by imposing a heavily criticised national security law on Hong Kong.But what is the background to the legislation, why is the UK..

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'Closely monitoring the developments in Hong Kong': India's Ambassador to UN in Geneva [Video]

'Closely monitoring the developments in Hong Kong': India's Ambassador to UN in Geneva

India's ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Rajiv Kumar Chander has commented on the ongoing developments in Hong Kong and stated that they are closely monitoring..

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Hong Kong: Hundreds arrested over China security law protests [Video]

Hong Kong: Hundreds arrested over China security law protests

Critics say new law that criminalises actions against China threatens the identity and freedoms of the former British territory and deepens fears of oppression.

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Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong protests [Video]

Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong protests

More than 300 people were arrested on Wednesday after thousands took to the streets protesting a day after a new national security law was passed in Hong Kong. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Explainer: inside Hong Kong's divisive new law [Video]

Explainer: inside Hong Kong's divisive new law

China's new Hong Kong security law has come into effect that heralds a more authoritarian path for China’s freest city. Megan Revell explains what you need to know.

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Hong Kong: Johnson and Raab promise 'new route' to UK citizenship for British nationals [Video]

Hong Kong: Johnson and Raab promise 'new route' to UK citizenship for British nationals

Hong Kong: Johnson and Raab promise 'new route' to UK citizenship for British nationals

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PMQs: UK to open citizenship path to Hong Kong nationals [Video]

PMQs: UK to open citizenship path to Hong Kong nationals

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the national security law introduced in Hong Kong by the Chinese government today "constitutes a clear and serious breach" of the joint declaration and violates Hong..

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Raab: Chinese security law violates Hong Kong autonomy [Video]

Raab: Chinese security law violates Hong Kong autonomy

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said national security legislation published by China constitutes a "clear violation" of the autonomy of Hong Kong and the joint declaration between the UK and China...

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PMQs: Boris Johnson announces new route for Hong Kong citizens to enter the UK [Video]

PMQs: Boris Johnson announces new route for Hong Kong citizens to enter the UK

Boris Johnson told MPs that he would introduce a new route for Hong Kongers with British National (Overseas) status to enter the UK following the introduction of Beijing’s new security law.

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Raab accuses China of ‘clear and serious violation’ of treaty over Hong Kong law [Video]

Raab accuses China of ‘clear and serious violation’ of treaty over Hong Kong law

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said national security legislation published by China constitutes a “clear violation” of the autonomy of Hong Kong and is a “clear and serious violation” of the..

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