Hong Kong imports must be labelled 'Made in China': US Customs

Hong Kong imports must be labelled 'Made in China': US Customs

Goods imported from Hong Kong must be marked "Made in China" to be sold in the United States as part of Washington's punitive response to a sweeping clampdown on the city, US customs authorities were set to announce on Tuesday. Last month, President Donald Trump retaliated to Beijing's imposition of ...

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Apple Daily’s core support comes out in force  

Apple Daily’s core support comes out in force  

HONG KONG: Hong Kongers rushed to buy pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily on Tuesday in a show of support for its owner, who was arrested a day earlier as police rounded up critics of China. A crackdown on dissent in the city has gathered pace since China imposed a sweeping security ...

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Caught in the crossfire

Caught in the crossfire

International banks in Hong Kong are caught in the crossfire of competing laws enacted by the United States and China as the superpowers clash over the city's future, with analysts warning businesses are being forced to pick a side. Lawyers working for the lenders have been busy. Their clients have ...

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Hong Kong turns Covid corner as new cases decline

Hong Kong turns Covid corner as new cases decline

The epidemic in Hong Kong showed signs of improvement on Sunday as new infections fell below 100 for the first time in 13 days. The Centre for Health Protection said Monday that 80 Covid-19 infections were recorded, comprising 66 with links to previous cases and 14 with unknown sources, in ...

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China slams EU export curbs on Hong Kong

China slams EU export curbs on Hong Kong over security law

China on Wednesday slammed a decision by the European Union to limit exports of surveillance equipment to Hong Kong over concerns about a controversial new security law in the city. The law, which was fast-tracked onto the statute books in June after months of pro-democracy protests in semi-autonomous Hong Kong, ...

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Macau casinos see huge losses as virus slams travel

Macau casinos see huge losses as virus slams travel

Casinos in the world's biggest gambling hub Macau are staring at heavy losses for the second quarter, with "not much hope" for a near-term recovery as a resurgence in coronavirus cases muddies the outlook for when China will reinstate travel visas. Visitors from greater China make up for over 90% ...

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UK suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong

UK suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong

Britain on Monday risked worsening strained ties with China, as it suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in protest at a controversial new security law in the territory. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab confirmed the widely expected move in parliament, despite Chinese warnings that Britain was making a grave foreign ...

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