What options are available to the Trump administration to respond to moves by Beijing to erode Hong Kong’s autonomy?
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made history yesterday when he refused to certify that Hong Kong is autonomous from China. What’s the significance of that move?
China proposes a restrictive new law giving the CCP greater control over Hong Kong, and changes tack to support an investigation into the coronavirus’s origins. Meanwhile, the United States further restricts sales to Huawei, and TSMC plans a new semiconductor plant in Arizona.
This week I'm trying something different. I've been interviewing my friends across China about their Coronavirus experiences, 故事FM style. We start off with Dev from Shanghai who lived through the entire lockdown and has interesting reflections on the lasting effects of social distancing on interpersonal relationships.
Hong Kong voters’ resounding support for opposition candidates—despite the rising levels of violence over the past several weeks—should prompt critical reflection not only in Beijing but also among American commentators on China.
The House and the Senate have passed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. What is the significance of the Act?
Last week, a controversy in the National Basketball Association (NBA) ignited widespread public conversation about the perils of doing business in China. In a now-deleted post, Daryl Morey, who is the general manager of the Houston Rockets, tweeted a picture of an image that said “fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong.” The Rockets’s owner pushed back, tweeting that Morey “does not speak for” Houston’s team.
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Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Order from Chaos.
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