Hong Kong

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Evergrande faces fresh debt deadline as property market woes widen
Expectations are slim that the troubled Chinese developer will make $148m worth of payments due on Monday, as it wrestles with more than $300bn in liabilities

Martin Farrer

11, Oct, 2021 @5:58 AM

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Hong Kong plans megacourt to deal with protest arrests backlog
City’s leader announces initiative as thousands still await trial, and also reveals project for new metropolis

Helen Davidson in Taipei

07, Oct, 2021 @9:27 AM

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Hong Kong seeks to resurrect legislation to further crush dissent
Article 23, shelved in 2003, may target foreign organisations and bans ‘subversion’ against Chinese government

Helen Davidson in Taipei

30, Sep, 2021 @8:48 AM

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UK warns Hong Kong security law critics of extradition risk posed by China
Activist Bill Browder warns of global reach of controversial law after being contacted by Foreign Office

Helen Davidson in Taipei

23, Sep, 2021 @9:03 AM

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Hong Kong leader defends election after single non-establishment figure picked for 1,500-strong committee
Carrie Lam rejects criticism over the lack of opposition figures in the election committee, saying ‘non-patriots’ may undermine Hong Kong

Helen Davidson in Taipei

21, Sep, 2021 @5:46 AM

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Covid live news: Alberta facing ‘crisis of the unvaccinated’; China has vaccinated 1bn people — as it happened
Warnings Alberta facing collapse of healthcare system; Figures for people aged 16 to 24 in UK take in those who have been infected or vaccinated; more than 70% of China’s population now fully vaccinated

Lucy Campbell (now); Nicola Slawson, Damien Gayle and Helen Livingstone (earlier)

16, Sep, 2021 @10:45 PM

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Hong Kong police raid Tiananmen massacre museum
Crackdown follows arrest of four members of civil society group that ran June 4th Museum

Helen Davidson in Taipei

09, Sep, 2021 @7:29 AM

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Hong Kong: international companies reconsider future in wake of security law
Businesses reassess presence in territory amid curbs on movement and doubts about legal system’s reliability, with many building up offices in Singapore

Martin Farrer

07, Sep, 2021 @12:00 AM

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European banks storing €20bn a year in tax havens
Barclays and HSBC among banks booking money equivalent to 14% of annual profits in offshore entities

Daniel Boffey

06, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Hong Kong police investigate organisers of Tiananmen Square vigil
Longstanding group accused of being ‘agent of foreign forces’ and is asked for information about its membership

Helen Davidson in Taipei

26, Aug, 2021 @7:48 AM

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‘Law and order collapsed’: Hong Kong artist Kacey Wong on finding freedom in Taiwan
A familiar face at pro-democracy rallies in the city, Wong felt forced to flee after being named in a hit list of cultural undesirables

Helen Davidson in Taichung

19, Aug, 2021 @10:07 PM

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Hong Kong protest pair swept up in national security crackdown plead guilty
Andy Li and Chan Tsz-wah were accused of conspiring with media mogul Jimmy Lai to call for sanctions on China and Hong Kong

Helen Davidson in Taipei

19, Aug, 2021 @5:47 AM

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