Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China, according to the US State Department. Photo: EPA Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China, according to the US State Department. Photo: EPA
Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China, according to the US State Department. Photo: EPA

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How Hong Kong ended up a pawn in US-China battleground – and Washington’s next move

  • Coming up next: President Donald Trump expected to issue order, choosing from an array of possible sanctions
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Topic |   Two Sessions 2020 (Lianghui)
Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China, according to the US State Department. Photo: EPA Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China, according to the US State Department. Photo: EPA
Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China, according to the US State Department. Photo: EPA
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