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Hong Kong leads Asian shares lower as Beijing readies new security law

Reuters Friday, 22 May 2020 ()
Hong Kong shares tumbled on Friday after Beijing moved to impose a new security law on the city after last year's pro-democracy unrest, risking fresh protests and further straining fast-deteriorating U.S.-China ties.
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