Demonstrators hold up signs and US flags during a rally in Central district of Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
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We all lose if Donald Trump signs bills related to Hong Kong into law

  • At a time when pessimism and uncertainty have grown deeper roots, the US president’s only viable option is to veto the acts passed by Congress

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Demonstrators hold up signs and US flags during a rally in Central district of Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
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Anti-government protesters gather in Hong Kong last month to urge US congressmen to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: Felix Wong

US’ Hong Kong democracy act slanders China to a level close to madness, Foreign Minister Wang Yi says

  • Legislation aimed at China has ‘seriously poisoned the atmosphere’ between the countries, he says
  • China also summons US’ top Hong Kong envoy to warn of unspecified countermeasures over the act, a day after calling in top US official in Beijing
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government protesters gather in Hong Kong last month to urge US congressmen to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: Felix Wong
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