Skip to comments.China passes controversial Hong Kong security law
Posted on 06/29/2020 8:04:35 PM PDT by Jane Long
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinas parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the former British colonys way of life since it returned to Chinese rule almost exactly 23 years ago.
The legislation pushes Beijing further along a collision course with the United States, Britain and other Western governments, which have said it erodes the high degree of autonomy the global financial hub was granted at its July 1, 1997 handover.
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Hong Kong is the goose that lays the golden eggs for China.
Very stupid move.
china’s latest moves are as nutty and ill-fated as the norks
feet hurt so bad after repeatedly shooting themselves in them
And why not? We are busy with a not so civil ear.
I’m surprised it took the ChiComs this long to break their contract. The best and brightest need to get out while they still can.
Translation: the earlier de facto takeover of Hong Kong police and establishment of Chinese public security intelligence gathering on Hong Kong citizens is now de jure.
What does lebron James think?
Taiwan is next.
Timing is everything.
“...Very stupid move....”
Ruling over a pile of ashes, as opposed to having a winning resource, is more IMPORTANT TO COMMUNISTS. Afterall, look at our DEMOCRATS.
China wants the fools in the West to continue supporting them.
Of course China media can not be as complaisant as ours...
They must share the same water source.
Have the commie reds asked BLM for assistance in crushing dissent in HK yet.
The money already is and will continue to move to Singapore. But I think they will resist any influx of refugees. They’re very different from the Cantonese in Hong Kong and it would feel like an invasion. Besides the economic and housing considerations (it’s a small ultra-efficient island with an uncrowded garden like city center), the balance among the ethnicities in Singapore, Chinese, Indian, and Malay is delicate.
It used to be said that since they made the loans to the Chinese government (pre-1999) they were the sole untouchables in China.
Now ... ?
Hasn’t Boris Johnson put the welcome mat out for all HK citizens
I was wondering the same.
I thought I’d read that, a week, or so, ago.
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