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(UPDATED) The move is triggered by China's failure to act on American carriers' requests to resume passenger service
The United States and Britain have enraged Beijing with their criticism of planned national security legislation that critics fear would destroy the semi-autonomous city's limited freedoms
'It behooves the Filipino people to stand for Hong Kong and to fight for our own freedom.... We must fight to preserve...the priceless opportunity to live as free men and women in our own land, and not slaves to some foreign power.'
'If China proceeds to justify [Hongkongers'] fears, then Britain could not in good conscience shrug our shoulders and walk away,' says the prime minister
The United States also calls on China cease its 'provocative activities' in the South China Sea
More than 9.8 million people are tested in the city of 11 million people between May 14 and June 1, officials say, adding the 300 positive results were among asymptomatic patients
Retired Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio says raising the landmark ruling is the 'best and most effective' argument under international law to thwart China's encroachment of Southeast Asian states' waters
Hu Weifeng, a urologist at Wuhan Central Hospital, dies on Friday, May 29, after being treated for COVID-19 and allied issues for more than 4 months
Analysts say markets have historically shrugged off civil disruptions
Police reject permission for this year's rally saying it would 'constitute a major threat to the life and health of the general public'
(UPDATED) 'Any words and actions that harm the interests of China will be met with counter-attacks on the Chinese side,' says foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian at a regular briefing, without providing details
Beijing has long been infuriated by criticism from Western capitals, especially Washington, over its handling of the pro-democracy protests that shook Hong Kong last year
China's National Bureau of Statistics says foreign market demand is still shrinking as countries continue to combat the coronavirus pandemic
The harbor, along with other new structures on the island, will make both civilian and military visits easier – a small but significant step forward in establishing Filipino presence in the West Philippine Sea
The US president attacks China over its treatment of the former British colony, saying it was 'diminishing the city's longstanding and proud status'
Read the communication where Indonesia backs the 2016 Hague ruling the Philippines won against China
The US, Britain, Canada, and Australia lead criticism of the planned law, which would punish secession, subversion of state power, terrorism, and acts that endanger national security
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Chinese students 'shouldn't be here in our schools spying'
At the most drastic, Trump could abolish all special commercial privileges and treat the financial hub as any other Chinese city
(UPDATED) China makes the security law a top priority at its annual National People's Congress session, after huge pro-democracy protests rocked the financial hub for 7 months in 2019
Hong Kong police say nearly 9,000 people have been arrested since the often violent protests kicked off last June with 1,600 proceeding to trial so far
The photos attached in this claim were taken from footage of a gas leak in India
(UPDATED) The move provides an 'important building block' for Manila, which won the historic award against Beijing, says Asia maritime expert Greg Poling
'This is another example of the Chinese Communist Party's fear of transparency and international accountability for its actions,' Washington's UN mission says
Rights groups say at least one million Uighurs and other Turkic Muslims in China's northwestern Xinjiang region have been incarcerated in camps in a massive brainwashing campaign with few modern parallels
Chinese workers at the resort complex are included in a list of OFWs who’ve tested negative for COVID-19, even though their swab samples were taken later than some Filipino repatriates still waiting for their results
(UPDATED) 'No reasonable person can assert today that Hong Kong maintains a high degree of autonomy from China, given facts on the ground,' says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Starting June 2020, the number of permitted flights in China will nearly triple to 407 per week
'The cabinet will come up with a Hong Kong humanitarian assistance action plan...to provide complete planning for Hong Kong people's residency, accommodation and care,' says Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen
Hundreds of secondary schools open their doors for senior students, the first classes in the state sector since late January
The Google-owned platform responds to a tweet by tech entrepreneur Palmer Luckey who said that 'YouTube has deleted every comment I ever made about the Wumao, an internet propaganda division of the Chinese Communist Party'
(UPDATED) In a statement police say they 'respect the right of residents to express their views peacefully, but it must be carried out legally'
Trump promises a 'very interesting' US response within days
The footage is old and appeared as early as February 2020. Reports said the bodies in the video died of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Pro-democracy activists say China's proposed national security law spells the end of the one country, two system agreement
Beijing wants to enact legislation banning 'seccession, subversion, terrorism and foreign interference' in the international finance hub after months of massive, often-violent pro-democracy protests last year
China plans to impose a national security law on the city's financial hub, with the Hong Kong security chief backing it as needed in defeating 'terrorism'
The statement is part of a flurry of coordinated messages from the city's different security services embracing the law
Called 'Tianwen,' the Chinese mission will put a probe into orbit around Mars and land the robotic rover to explore and analyze the surface.
As the coronavirus hits trade across the globe, exporters in China are forced to look to domestic markets after years of selling overseas
Foreign Minister Wang Yi also blasts what he called efforts by US politicians to 'fabricate rumors' about the pathogen's origins and 'stigmatize China'
(UPDATED) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says 'there is also a political virus spreading through the US,' involving 'the use of every opportunity to attack and smear China'
(3rd UPDATE) Police say at least 180 people were arrested on Sunday, May 24, majority in Causeway Bay and Wan Chai districts
But Wuhan Institute of Virology director Wang Yanyi says the highest similarity to COVID-19 of the 3 strains of live coronaviruses from bats 'only reaches 79.8%'
In separate statements, the European Union, Britain, Australia, Canada, and the US , urge China not to pass the proposed Hong Kong security law
Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam says she 'firmly' believes the law is aimed at 'effectively preventing and curbing actions that seriously endanger national security'
Investors flee for the hills on Friday, May 22, worried about China's increasing influence in Hong Kong
Given 'great uncertainty' caused by the coronavirus pandemic, China will not set a 2020 economic growth target but 'give priority to stabilizing employment and ensuring living standards'
(3rd UPDATE) The most controversial move at the National People's Congress in China is a measure that would impose security legislation in Hong Kong
(UPDATED) '#HongKong has been the safe harbor for dissent; it's the light, the conscience, the voice that speaks truth to an increasingly powerful China,' tweets Maya Wang, senior China researcher for Human Rights Watch