A team from the European External Action Service held talks with Hong Kong officials on Thursday. Photo: Getty

Hong Kong can rely on European Union’s support in ‘difficult times’

  • Officials representing the EU on diplomatic and foreign affairs tell local politicians ‘Hong Kong can count on the EU’ hours after US president signs act allowing sanctions against city’s government
  • Group discusses ‘various matters of mutual interest, including the latest developments’ during visit to city
Topic |   China-EU relations

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A team from the European External Action Service held talks with Hong Kong officials on Thursday. Photo: Getty
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Two American acts aimed at Hong Kong were signed into law on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Just bluster? Beijing angered after Trump signs Hong Kong acts, but little sign of trade talks fallout

  • China takes aim at US after president signs act allowing sanctions against Hong Kong government
  • But Beijing still not in a rush to sign an agreement that would end their year-long trade war, analyst says
Topic |   US-China relations

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Two American acts aimed at Hong Kong were signed into law on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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