The US Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation that would impose mandatory sanctions on individuals and companies the United States deems to have impinged on Hong Kong’s autonomy. Photo: EPA-EFEThe US Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation that would impose mandatory sanctions on individuals and companies the United States deems to have impinged on Hong Kong’s autonomy. Photo: EPA-EFE
The US Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation that would impose mandatory sanctions on individuals and companies the United States deems to have impinged on Hong Kong’s autonomy. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong slams US’ Autonomy Act, urges Washington to refrain from measures that could affect financial institution operations

  • Any sanctions imposed under the act ‘will not create an obligation for financial institutions under Hong Kong law’, spokesman says
  • Local observers, meanwhile, say targeted sanctions likely to affect those with property or large amounts of assets tied up in the US
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
The US Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation that would impose mandatory sanctions on individuals and companies the United States deems to have impinged on Hong Kong’s autonomy. Photo: EPA-EFEThe US Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation that would impose mandatory sanctions on individuals and companies the United States deems to have impinged on Hong Kong’s autonomy. Photo: EPA-EFE
The US Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation that would impose mandatory sanctions on individuals and companies the United States deems to have impinged on Hong Kong’s autonomy. Photo: EPA-EFE
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