China's parliament on Thursday overwhelmingly approved directly imposing national security legislation on Hong Kong to tackle secession, subversion, terrorism, and foreign interference in a city roiled..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had certified on Wednesday that Hong Kong no longer warrants special treatment under U.S. law as it did when it was under British rule. This report produced..
Douglas Ross has resigned from the Government over Dominic Cummings’ alleged breach of lockdown rules. Mr Ross was the parliamentary under-secretary of state for Scotland. It is the first resignation..
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denied knowing that the Office of the Inspector General was conducting any investigations into him, despite confirming that he answered a series of questions sent by the..
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Official figures show unemployment increased by 50,000 to 1.35 million in the three months to March. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Thérèse Coffey said there are "still vacancies out there"..
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman, who oversees voting in her state. Mail-in voting has been used there for decades — and Wyman says there's been little fraud. NPR - Published
Denver Newsroom, May 28, 2020 / 01:25 pm (CNA).- A Hong Kong cardinal told CNA that changes to Hong Kong’s status in China could threaten the religious freedom of Catholics and other religious.. CNA - Published
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that Hong Kong no longer maintains a high degree of autonomy from China. This comes as China's legislature approved a resolution to suppress unrest in Hong Kong. NPR - Published
CNA Staff, May 28, 2020 / 06:00 am (CNA).- The Vatican has ordered the prominent Italian Catholic layman Enzo Bianchi to leave the monastery he founded in 1965.
The Holy See made the ruling in a.. CNA - Published
· Most global stocks rose on Thursday, shrugging off the approval of a new security law in Hong Kong, which many fear will allow Beijing to rule the semi-autonomous region with greater control,.. Business Insider - Published
HONG KONG (AP) — A national security law proposed by China could imperil Hong Kong’s status as one of the world’s best places to do business.
The law, approved Thursday in Beijing, led.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Protests continue as Beijing moves closer to a national security law for Hong Kong. And, U.S.-China relations took a hit, when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared Hong Kong's autonomy is over. NPR - Published
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Hong Kong no longer qualifies for its special status under U.S. law, unnerving investors worried about the risk to the Chinese-ruled city's status as a global.. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed after an upbeat open on Thursday, as investors pinned their hopes on an economic rebound from the coronavirus crisis.
Shares rose in Tokyo, Sydney and Mumbai.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Asian shares are likely to dip on Thursday after remarks by United States (US) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Hong Kong no longer warranted special treatment under US law reignited worries about.. WorldNews - Published
US Secretary of State Pompeo said Hong Kong no longer operates autonomously from Beijing. Meanwhile, in Congress, proposed sanctions linked to China's repression of Uighur Muslims passed.. Deutsche Welle - Published
"No reasonable person can assert today that Hong Kong maintains a high degree of autonomy from China," US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
The US ambassador to Australia has sought to clarify remarks by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after he warned of potential damage to bilateral relations over Victoria's involvement in China's Belt.. SBS - Published
President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have repeatedly said they suspect the virus that was first detected in Wuhan was somehow released from the laboratory. Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
The US Secretary of State said the world is waking up to "the degree to which Beijing is ideologically and politically hostile to free nations". Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
Democrats assert that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recommended firing the Inspector General because he "had opened an investigation into wrongdoing by Secretary Pompeo himself". Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age •SBS