Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt leaves 10 Downing Street in London on October 9, 2018. Photo: AFP

‘Face reality,’ China tells Britain in response to report expressing fears over rights and freedoms in Hong Kong

  • Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says he is concerned that city’s high degree of autonomy is being reduced, citing HKNP and Victor Mallet controversies
  • Beijing and Hong Kong governments insist that human rights and freedom have been fully protected
Topic |   Britain

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Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt leaves 10 Downing Street in London on October 9, 2018. Photo: AFP
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Hong Kong has enjoyed a special trading status with the United States since 1992. Photo: AFP

US voices concern over Beijing’s ‘increased intervention’ in Hong Kong, but will maintain special trading status

  • Washington decision outlined in 2019 Hong Kong Policy Act Report
  • Act has given Hong Kong special status to be treated separately from mainland China on matters of trade and economic policy since 1992
Topic |   United States

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Hong Kong has enjoyed a special trading status with the United States since 1992. Photo: AFP
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