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China confirms detention of British consulate trade officer Simon Cheng Man-kit for 15 days

Foreign ministry says Simon Cheng held over violation of public security management regulations.

22 Aug 2019 - 5:59AM

Foreign ministry says Simon Cheng held over violation of public security management regulations.

China confirms detention of British consulate trade officer Simon Cheng Man-kit for 15 days
Chinese state media labels Hong Kong pro-democracy figures ‘new Gang of Four’ in fresh attacks

Jimmy Lai, Martin Lee, Anson Chan and Albert Ho labelled as ‘new Gang of Four’ that ‘colludes’ with Western forces to instigate unrest.

20 Aug 2019 - 9:05AM

Jimmy Lai, Martin Lee, Anson Chan and Albert Ho labelled as ‘new Gang of Four’ that ‘colludes’ with Western forces to instigate unrest.

Chinese state media labels Hong Kong pro-democracy figures ‘new Gang of Four’ in fresh attacks
Blindsided: why does Beijing keep getting Hong Kong wrong?

In a series of in-depth articles on the unrest rocking Hong Kong, the Post goes behind the headlines to look at the underlying issues, current state of affairs and where it is all heading. Here, we look at how Beijing fails to grasp the sentiment of the city.

21 Aug 2019 - 3:22PM

In a series of in-depth articles on the unrest rocking Hong Kong, the Post goes behind the headlines to look at the underlying issues, current state of affairs and where it is all heading. Here, we look at how Beijing fails to grasp the sentiment of the city.

Blindsided: why does Beijing keep getting Hong Kong wrong?
‘Risks still too big’ for China to send in troops to quell Hong Kong unrest

Chinese government advisers say Beijing has not reached direct intervention point but that could change if the violence continues.

15 Aug 2019 - 9:45AM

Chinese government advisers say Beijing has not reached direct intervention point but that could change if the violence continues.

‘Risks still too big’ for China to send in troops to quell Hong Kong unrest
Hong Kong airport attacks trigger nationalist frenzy in mainland China

State media praises the two injured men, but some commentators criticise the central government over its perceived failure to take tougher action.

15 Aug 2019 - 2:19AM

State media praises the two injured men, but some commentators criticise the central government over its perceived failure to take tougher action.

Hong Kong airport attacks trigger nationalist frenzy in mainland China
Hong Kong airport shutdown could give Shenzhen the edge as top air hub in Greater Bay Area

Chaos at Hong Kong International Airport comes as neighbouring centres press ahead with big plans.

14 Aug 2019 - 9:55AM

Chaos at Hong Kong International Airport comes as neighbouring centres press ahead with big plans.

Hong Kong airport shutdown could give Shenzhen the edge as top air hub in Greater Bay Area
Flash mob protests fan out across Hong Kong

The anti-government protests continued into the night in Hong Kong on August 10.  Multiple ‘flash mob’ style protests erupted across the city with protesters emerging from the MTR system, blocking roads, then retreating when police appear.

11 Aug 2019 - 1:49AM

The anti-government protests continued into the night in Hong Kong on August 10.  Multiple ‘flash mob’ style protests erupted across the city with protesters emerging from the MTR system, blocking roads, then retreating when police appear.

Flash mob protests fan out across Hong Kong
Chinese tycoon Li Jianhua fights daughter over Canada real estate fortune in lawsuits depicting knife violence, fraud and corporate turmoil

The former Chinese politician denies ‘each and every allegation’ by daughter Carol Li Xiaoqi in their fight over Vancouver assets worth millions.

8 Aug 2019 - 7:56AM

The former Chinese politician denies ‘each and every allegation’ by daughter Carol Li Xiaoqi in their fight over Vancouver assets worth millions.

Chinese tycoon Li Jianhua fights daughter over Canada real estate fortune in lawsuits depicting knife violence, fraud and corporate turmoil
Hundreds attack Hong Kong police station after Tseung Kwan O march turns ugly, with police warning they will disperse protesters

Event follows night of chaos in Mong Kok, Tsim Sha Tsui and Wong Tai Sin.

4 Aug 2019 - 11:50PM

Event follows night of chaos in Mong Kok, Tsim Sha Tsui and Wong Tai Sin.

Hundreds attack Hong Kong police station after Tseung Kwan O march turns ugly, with police warning they will disperse protesters
Lingnan University president attends Yuen Long protest with colleagues as ‘observer’, says he is worried about dangers facing students and staff

University president Leonard Cheng said he attended protest not to show support but to ensure safety of students, staff and alumni.

27 Jul 2019 - 11:46PM

University president Leonard Cheng said he attended protest not to show support but to ensure safety of students, staff and alumni.

Lingnan University president attends Yuen Long protest with colleagues as ‘observer’, says he is worried about dangers facing students and staff
Will China send in the troops to stamp out protests in Hong Kong?

Fears are growing in the city that the military could be called in to quell unrest, but the costs and complexities of doing so mean Beijing is highly unlikely to give the orders, observers say.

25 Jul 2019 - 7:20AM

Fears are growing in the city that the military could be called in to quell unrest, but the costs and complexities of doing so mean Beijing is highly unlikely to give the orders, observers say.

Will China send in the troops to stamp out protests in Hong Kong?
‘Liberal’ policy chief unlikely to mean a softening on Xinjiang from China

Appointment of Wang Yang seen as ‘calculated move’ to assuage international concerns, but analysts doubt it will mean a change in Beijing’s hardline approach to the region.

18 Jul 2019 - 12:38AM

Appointment of Wang Yang seen as ‘calculated move’ to assuage international concerns, but analysts doubt it will mean a change in Beijing’s hardline approach to the region.

‘Liberal’ policy chief unlikely to mean a softening on Xinjiang from China
How US-trained telecoms entrepreneur Bill Huang turned to China for a wireless technology America couldn’t offer

‘There’s no need for a confrontation in technology because science has no borders,’ says the founder of CloudMinds.

2 Jul 2019 - 8:44PM

‘There’s no need for a confrontation in technology because science has no borders,’ says the founder of CloudMinds.

How US-trained telecoms entrepreneur Bill Huang turned to China for a wireless technology America couldn’t offer
China calls Xinjiang camps training centres, but government’s own documents say otherwise, researcher finds

A researcher’s review of government documents not intended for international audiences finds evidence of coercive internment, police presence and political brainwashing.

2 Jul 2019 - 9:51PM

A researcher’s review of government documents not intended for international audiences finds evidence of coercive internment, police presence and political brainwashing.

China calls Xinjiang camps training centres, but government’s own documents say otherwise, researcher finds
US slams China’s ‘extreme hostility’ towards religious freedom in new report, citing ‘abuse’ of Uygur Muslims in Xinjiang

US government condemns China’s ‘intense persecution’ of religious faiths, days before Donald Trump’s meeting with Xi Jinping at the G20 summit.

22 Jun 2019 - 7:08PM

US government condemns China’s ‘intense persecution’ of religious faiths, days before Donald Trump’s meeting with Xi Jinping at the G20 summit.

US slams China’s ‘extreme hostility’ towards religious freedom in new report, citing ‘abuse’ of Uygur Muslims in Xinjiang
US sanctions over Xinjiang’s Uygur internment camps are ‘ready to go’ except for Treasury hold-up due to trade war, sources say

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is ‘delaying action’ favoured by others in Trump administration because of concerns it will disrupt trade talks.

21 Jun 2019 - 11:21PM

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is ‘delaying action’ favoured by others in Trump administration because of concerns it will disrupt trade talks.

US sanctions over Xinjiang’s Uygur internment camps are ‘ready to go’ except for Treasury hold-up due to trade war, sources say
Donald Trump and Xi Jinping confirm G20 meeting and restarting of US-China trade war talks

Trump tweets that he and Xi will meet at the G20 summit, while Xi is quoted as saying he will meet Trump to ‘exchange opinions’ on Sino-US relations.

20 Jun 2019 - 3:56PM

Trump tweets that he and Xi will meet at the G20 summit, while Xi is quoted as saying he will meet Trump to ‘exchange opinions’ on Sino-US relations.

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping confirm G20 meeting and restarting of US-China trade war talks
Hong Kong protests go global as marchers take to streets in US, Europe and Australia in show of solidarity

Demonstrations draw hundreds in New York and Washington as Hongkongers abroad show their support, in display that Chief Executive Carrie Lam has failed to appease the public at home or abroad.

18 Jun 2019 - 5:09AM

Demonstrations draw hundreds in New York and Washington as Hongkongers abroad show their support, in display that Chief Executive Carrie Lam has failed to appease the public at home or abroad.

Hong Kong protests go global as marchers take to streets in US, Europe and Australia in show of solidarity
Donald Trump expresses confidence that despite massive protests over extradition bill, Hong Kong and Beijing can ‘work it out’

But asked whether the demonstrators were sending a message to the Chinese government, the US president said: ‘I don’t know what they’re sending.’

13 Jun 2019 - 3:40PM

But asked whether the demonstrators were sending a message to the Chinese government, the US president said: ‘I don’t know what they’re sending.’

Donald Trump expresses confidence that despite massive protests over extradition bill, Hong Kong and Beijing can ‘work it out’
For Pelosi, it’s personal: US House Speaker meets Tiananmen survivors, blasts China’s ‘moral injustices’

To Nancy Pelosi, whose advocacy of human rights in China is long-standing, the US must remember the protesters ‘because China still shamefully tries to hide the history of the atrocity it inflicted on its own people’.

5 Jun 2019 - 10:42PM

To Nancy Pelosi, whose advocacy of human rights in China is long-standing, the US must remember the protesters ‘because China still shamefully tries to hide the history of the atrocity it inflicted on its own people’.

For Pelosi, it’s personal: US House Speaker meets Tiananmen survivors, blasts China’s ‘moral injustices’
China hits back at ‘arrogant’ Mike Pompeo after US Secretary of State attacks at human rights record on Tiananmen anniversary

Pompeo’s criticisms of ‘dark chapter in history’ echoed by European diplomats who urge Beijing to allow its citizens to mark the occasion.

4 Jun 2019 - 10:27PM

Pompeo’s criticisms of ‘dark chapter in history’ echoed by European diplomats who urge Beijing to allow its citizens to mark the occasion.

China hits back at ‘arrogant’ Mike Pompeo after US Secretary of State attacks at human rights record on Tiananmen anniversary
Washington Tiananmen vigil attracts first-timers for 30th anniversary

Biggest turnout in years for candlelight commemoration outside Chinese embassy and, for many, it is the first time they have spoken of the events of June 4, 1989.

4 Jun 2019 - 10:10AM

Biggest turnout in years for candlelight commemoration outside Chinese embassy and, for many, it is the first time they have spoken of the events of June 4, 1989.

Washington Tiananmen vigil attracts first-timers for 30th anniversary
Journalists with Chinese state broadcaster CGTN in US denied passes to cover Congress

Authorities deny CGTN America’s application for renewal of credentials that give reporters access to press galleries in Senate, House of Representatives.

2 Jun 2019 - 11:57AM

Authorities deny CGTN America’s application for renewal of credentials that give reporters access to press galleries in Senate, House of Representatives.

Journalists with Chinese state broadcaster CGTN in US denied passes to cover Congress
Fox’s Trish Regan and CGTN’s Liu Xin trade blows in TV debate

Battle of the anchors ends with polite and restrained on-air discussion but a rare opportunity to present Beijing’s stance on trade war and economy.

2 Jun 2019 - 4:01PM

Battle of the anchors ends with polite and restrained on-air discussion but a rare opportunity to present Beijing’s stance on trade war and economy.

Fox’s Trish Regan and CGTN’s Liu Xin trade blows in TV debate
Hong Kong extradition opponents take their case to the US Congress

Delegation, warning of dire consequences and seeking US help to derail bill, will also meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

16 May 2019 - 7:14AM

Delegation, warning of dire consequences and seeking US help to derail bill, will also meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Hong Kong extradition opponents take their case to the US Congress
Huawei will commit to ‘no-spy agreements’ to win government contracts, chairman says amid US pressure on allies over 5G fears

The concession comes as the US presses its allies not to include Huawei as they build 5G networks: ‘We have to protect our information,’ a State Department official says.

15 May 2019 - 11:24PM

The concession comes as the US presses its allies not to include Huawei as they build 5G networks: ‘We have to protect our information,’ a State Department official says.

Huawei will commit to ‘no-spy agreements’ to win government  contracts, chairman says amid US pressure on allies over 5G fears
China vows to fight ‘to the end’ as it raises tariffs on US$60 billion of US goods in trade war escalation

Ministry of Finance says the move, with duties to rise to ‘25, 20 and 10 per cent’, is a response to ‘unilateralism and trade protectionism’.

14 May 2019 - 10:01AM

Ministry of Finance says the move, with duties to rise to ‘25, 20 and 10 per cent’, is a response to ‘unilateralism and trade protectionism’.

China vows to fight ‘to the end’ as it raises tariffs on US$60 billion of US goods in trade war escalation
Hong Kong democracy advocates bring their protest against extradition bill to United States

Democratic Party founder Martin Lee and activist Nathan Law have been asked to testify about the bill before the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China.

10 May 2019 - 11:19AM

Democratic Party founder Martin Lee and activist Nathan Law have been asked to testify about the bill before the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China.

Hong Kong democracy advocates bring their protest against extradition bill to United States
‘A taste of freedom in China’: Tiananmen Square crackdown commemorated in New York

‘For many of us, this was the first and only time that we tasted freedom in China's sphere,’ Zhou Fengsuo, a protest leader, says as hundreds gather at the Cathedral of St John’s the Divine in Manhattan in tribute to the pro-democracy protests 30 years ago.

5 Jun 2019 - 6:49AM

‘For many of us, this was the first and only time that we tasted freedom in China's sphere,’ Zhou Fengsuo, a protest leader, says as hundreds gather at the Cathedral of St John’s the Divine in Manhattan in tribute to the pro-democracy protests 30 years ago.

‘A taste of freedom in China’: Tiananmen Square crackdown commemorated in New York
FBI director Christopher Wray making his mark as a loud and insistent China critic

Global Times, a Chinese Communist Party outlet, fires back after Wray says China tries to ‘steal its way up the economic ladder’.

4 May 2019 - 12:47AM

Global Times, a Chinese Communist Party outlet, fires back after Wray says China tries to ‘steal its way up the economic ladder’.

FBI director Christopher Wray making his mark as a loud and insistent China critic