Presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren is seen following the fourth Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

Top US Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren backs Hong Kong pro-democracy bill

  • With Warren and two other US senators aboard, the number of cosponsors of the controversial legislation is now at 28, more than a quarter of the chamber
  • Passed by the House, the bill may go to a Senate vote as soon as next week
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren is seen following the fourth Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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The House of Representatives passed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act on Tuesday, moving it one step closer to becoming US law. Photo: Reuters

China warns of ‘countermeasures’ over US bill supporting Hong Kong protesters

  • Foreign ministry says it will damage American interests in the city, while Chief Executive Carrie Lam calls it ‘totally unjustified and unwarranted’
  • Analysts warn the proposed legislation, which was passed in the House of Representatives, could inflame the situation in Hong Kong
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The House of Representatives passed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act on Tuesday, moving it one step closer to becoming US law. Photo: Reuters
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