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Política Reuters Política Internacional

China passes security law for Hong Kong giving Beijing sweeping powers

29/06 - 22:37 - China’s parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the former British colony’s way of life since it returned to Chinese rule almost exactly 23 years ago.
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Internacional LAURA KELLY

US puts visa restrictions on Chinese officials over tensions with Hong Kong

26/06 - 14:16 - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday announced that the U.S. will impose visa restrictions on Chinese officials found to be involved in Beijing’s efforts to exert more control over Hong Kong
Política South China Morning Post - China Política Internacional

China to put visa restrictions on US officials over Hong Kong

Any American efforts to undermine introduction of national security law for the city will not succeed, foreign ministry says. Beijing silent on what officials and how many will be targeted.
Política The New York Times - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Patricia Zengerle

U.S. Senate Backs Bill to Punish China Over Hong Kong

14:56 - The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Thursday that would impose mandatory sanctions on individuals or companies that back efforts by China to restrict Hong Kong's autonomy, pushing back against Beijing's new security law for the city.
Política France 24 - Francia Política Internacional

China, EU exchange threats over proposed new security law in Hong Kong

The European Union told China on Monday to make good on a promise to open up its economy and warned of "very negative consequences" if Beijing goes ahead with a new security law on Hong Kong that the West says will curtail basic rights.
Política South China Morning Post - China Política Internacional Stuart Lau

EU leaders expected to raise Hong Kong in virtual summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping

Coronavirus pandemic puts paid to face-to-face meetings and rapport building as annual summit convenes by phone. Joint statement unlikely this year with European Union determination to raise its concerns with Chinese leadership.
Política The Guardian - Reino Unido Política Internacional Patrick Wintour

G7 urges China to reconsider new Hong Kong security laws

17/06 - 16:34 - Britain persuades all G7 nations including Japan to sign joint statement.
Política The Irish Times - Irlanda Política Internacional

EU response to latest China- Hong Kong crisis cowardly and unprincipled

This week’s plenary of the European Parliament provides major opportunity to save both the integrity of the EU and the autonomy of Hong Kong.
Política South China Morning Post - China Política Internacional Stuart Lau

EU parliament mulling UN court action against China’s national security law for Hong Kong

A draft resolution urges the EU to file suit with the International Court of Justice, contending that Beijing is violating Sino-British Joint Declaration. While the 27 EU states would find it difficult to act on the motion, it demonstrates the union’s disapproval over Beijing’s legal move on Hong Kong
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

Japan says it wants to take lead with G7 on Hong Kong security laws

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday that Japan hopes to “take the lead” in a Group of Seven statement on the turmoil in Hong Kong, where China has vowed to impose strict new security laws.
Política The Guardian - Reino Unido Política Internacional Verna Yu

Hong Kong protests: dozens arrested marking first anniversary in defiance of police ban

Fifty-three demonstrators arrested after ignoring ban on gatherings to mark one year of protests.
Política Global Times - China Política Internacional

US loses core allies' support on sanctioning China over HK issue

Japan's and Germany's decision to not back sanctions proposed by the US against China over the Hong Kong national security law further demonstrates that US' "ganged sanction" will not put pressure on China as was its intention, but rather hurt US' own economy and international influence, Chinese experts warned.
Economía Express - Reino Unido Economía Internacional Steven Brown

China threatens to scrap UK trade deal after Boris stands up to Beijing over Hong Kong law

18:28 - A Chinese state-run newspaper has warned the UK could face ‘substantial damage' to the economy after Prime Minister Boris Johnson stood up to Beijing over Hong Kong's security law.
Política Deutsche Welle (DW) - Alemania Política Internacional

Hong Kong: Parlamento aprueba polémica ley que castiga insultos al himno chino

La sesión estuvo marcada por boicot de la oposición prodemocracia. Quien ultraje la Marcha de los Voluntarios puede ser condenado hasta a tres años de cárcel.
Política Deutsche Welle (DW) - Alemania Política Internacional

Taiwán y Hong Kong recuerdan la masacre de Tiananmen ante el silencio de China

En la ciudad semiautónoma las velas blancas cobran protagonismo en recuerdo de los fallecidos. Taiwán llamó a Pekín a pedir disculpas por lo ocurrido en 1989.
Política The Telegraph - Reino Unido Política Internacional

Boris Johnson says 3m people in Hong Kong will get path to British citizenship

PM offered to make what he says would be one of the "biggest changes" in the history of the British visa system.
Política Global Times - China

UK’s interference in China’s HK national security legislation could have ‘serious consequences’

The UK should understand that China is not the former Yugoslavia, and 2020 is not the 1990s when the West dominated the world order and was able to intervene in the Balkans issue and break up a sovereign country into pieces, so its plan to form an international alliance to interfere in China's national security legislation for Hong Kong will definitely see tough retaliation from China, said Chinese analysts.
Política The Guardian - Reino Unido Política Internacional Helen Davidson

US may take in Hongkongers ahead of China security laws, Pompeo suggests

Secretary of state says he is considering immigration option similar to move announced last week by UK. es un sitio web oficial del Gobierno Argentino