China warns the UK ‘had better ask its people if they agree to let 3million Hong Kong people in’

China has demanded Downing Street ask the British people if they would welcome three million Hong Kong immigrants before allowing some citizens from the former colony to work and settle in the UK. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs called on No. 10 to ‘think twice’ before making a final call on an offer to … Read more China warns the UK ‘had better ask its people if they agree to let 3million Hong Kong people in’

Hong Kong police are handed power to raid people’s homes without a warrant

Hong Kong police have been granted permission to carry out warrant-less home searches under China‘s new national security law after the city’s government unveiled vastly expanded powers authorised by Beijing. Officers now also have the right to ban suspects from leaving the city, confiscate their assets, conduct secret surveillance and intercept communications, according to a … Read more Hong Kong police are handed power to raid people’s homes without a warrant

TikTok says it will stop its app from working in Hong Kong following ‘recent events’

TikTok says it will stop its app from working in Hong Kong due to introduction of China’s security law after insisting it does not share users’ information with Beijing TikTok said last night it would be stopping operations in Hong Kong within days  Beijing last week imposed a sweeping new national security law on Hong … Read more TikTok says it will stop its app from working in Hong Kong following ‘recent events’

China accuses UK of ‘gross interference’ over Hong Kong

Beijing’s ambassador to the UK has accused the British Government of a ‘gross interference in China‘s internal affairs’ after Boris Johnson offered up to three million Hong Kongers a route to citizenship.  Mr Johnson announced the move last week after China pressed ahead with imposing a controversial national security law on Hong Kong.  But Liu … Read more China accuses UK of ‘gross interference’ over Hong Kong

Hong Kong activist flees the city after testifying before US Congress

A prominent pro-democracy activist revealed he has fled Hong Kong for a secret overseas location after Beijing imposed draconian new security laws on the territory. Nathan Law, a founder of the pro-democracy Demosisto party and a figurehead of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, announced the move on Facebook late Thursday. It came just hours after he … Read more Hong Kong activist flees the city after testifying before US Congress