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US imposes sanctions on Hong Kong chief executive

BBC News Friday, 7 August 2020
US imposes sanctions on Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam and other top officials for undermining territory's autonomy
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News video: HK vows it won't be intimidated by U.S. sanctions

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Beijing’s top representative office in Hong Kong said on Saturday that sanctions imposed by Washington on senior Hong Kong and Chinese officials were “clowning actions” that would not frighten or intimidate Chinese people. Olivia Chan reports.

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Hong Kong leader says U.S. sanctions an 'inconvenience' [Video]

Hong Kong leader says U.S. sanctions an 'inconvenience'

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday (August 18) that U.S. sanctions against her will cause 'inconvenience' in her personal affairs, but nothing she will take to heart.

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Beijing's top office in Hong Kong slams 'ridiculous' US sanctions [Video]

Beijing's top office in Hong Kong slams 'ridiculous' US sanctions

Officials subject to US sanctions include Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam and head of China's Liaison Office, Luo Huining.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:06Published
Hong Kong delays election by a year [Video]

Hong Kong delays election by a year

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Friday postponed a Sept. 6 election for the city's legislature for a year because of a spike in novel coronavirus cases, dealing a blow to the pro-democracy opposition hoping to make gains in the vote. Soraya Ali reports.

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Flip flop and handbag cakes take off online [Video]

Flip flop and handbag cakes take off online

An edible flip flop, handbag and a banana that tastes of chocolate - these are some of the creations by a bakery studio in Hong Kong helping it bounce back from a COVID-19 slump.

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Hong Kong pro-democracy activists appear in court [Video]

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists appear in court

More than 20 pro-democracy activists have appeared in a Hong Kong court accused of joining or organising a gathering on June 4 to mark the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre - the gathering was prohibited due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Hong Kong activists fear reverberations of Tiananmen Square vigil [Video]

Hong Kong activists fear reverberations of Tiananmen Square vigil

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Hong Kong's dolphins make comeback during pandemic

With maritime travel down, a vulnerable dolphin species returns to the waters around Hong Kong.
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China responds to US criticism over detained Hong Kong activists [Video]

China responds to US criticism over detained Hong Kong activists

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs refutes claims that the 12 detained people were democracy activists and said they were trying to separate Hong Kong from China.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:41Published

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