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    Hong Kong Security Plan Is Approved, Tightening China's Hold

    Beijing ordered that a new law be written to extend many of mainland China’s security practices...

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    Despite Coronavirus, Hong Kong Protesters Rally Against China

    Marchers defied social distancing rules and a water cannon to demonstrate against Beijing’s plan for new...

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    Hong Kong Protesters Return to Streets as New Year Begins

    Weeks of relative calm ended on Wednesday, as people marched in large numbers and the police...

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    Santa Hats and Tear Gas: Hong Kong Protests Flare Again

    Christmas took on a new cast in a city pushing back against Beijing. Here are photographs...

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    In Macau, China Sees a Model for a Rebellious Hong Kong

    The former Portuguese colony, now a global gambling hub, has been more willing than its neighbor...

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    Soccer Broadcast Pulled After Arsenal Star Criticized China as Anti-Muslim

    A state-run television network pre-empted an English Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal after...

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    Beijing Backs Hong Kong Leader Despite Election Setback

    China’s premier endorses Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, despite the rout of her political allies...

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    From 500,000 Photos to 116: How Our Editors Distill the Year in Pictures

    A painstaking selection process ensures that The Times’s annual visual review highlights the biggest news events...

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    Foreign Experts Quit Inquiry of Hong Kong Police Over Lack of Powers

    The panel’s withdrawal is a blow to the government’s effort to meet public demands for an...

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    Protesters Are Fleeing Hong Kong. A Secret Network Is Helping Them.

    Risk years of imprisonment or flee? We traced the journey along a covert pipeline helping Hong...

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    China Condemns U.S. Over Hong Kong. That Won’t Stop Trade Talks.

    Legislation signed by Trump poses a direct challenge to Beijing’s rule, but trade and the softening...

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    Alibaba’s Hong Kong Shares Rise, Despite Protests

    The Chinese e-commerce giant raised $11.2 billion, the territory’s biggest tally since 2010, showing investor enthusiasm...

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    China Hits Back at U.S. Over Hong Kong Bill in a Mostly Symbolic Move

    Beijing said it would suspend visits to Hong Kong by American warships and impose sanctions on...

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    Hong Kong Democracy Backers Win Big as Voters Flock to Polls

    A surge in voting, especially by young people, allowed democracy advocates to win many more seats...

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    Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas as Protesters Return in Force

    After a week of relative calm and a vote that boosted protesters’ cause, officers fired tear...

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    Hong Kong Protests: Tens of Thousands Turn Out for Largest March in Weeks

    Large crowds poured into Hong Kong’s major thoroughfares for a march organized by the Civil Human...

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    ‘We Are Fleeing the Law’: Hong Kong Protesters Escape to Taiwan

    Worried they won’t be treated fairly in court, some demonstrators are seeking refuge on the self-ruled...

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    Protesters Are Fleeing Hong Kong. A Secret Network Is Helping Them.

    Risk years of imprisonment or flee? We traced the journey along a covert pipeline helping Hong...

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    Hong Kong Police End 2-Week Campus Siege

    The police found no protesters during a final search of Polytechnic University, the site of some...

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    Senate Passes Bill to Support Hong Kong Protesters, Putting Pressure on Trump

    The House and Senate both passed the bill with a veto-proof majority. It compels the U.S....

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    Pompeo Warns China to Honor ‘Human Rights Standards’ in Hong Kong

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did not explicitly endorse legislation to support pro-democracy activists from Chinese-backed...

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    Beijing Was Confident Its Hong Kong Allies Would Win. After the Election, It Went Silent.

    Since the big loss for the pro-Beijing camp, Chinese state media has resorted to a favorite...

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    Pompeo Calls for Restraint in Hong Kong, and McConnell Asks Trump to Speak Up

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the police and protesters should refrain from violence. Senator Mitch...

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    Taiwan Detains 2 Executives of Firm Accused of Spying for China

    The executives were detained as officials look into accusations that the company’s workers intervened in Taiwan’s...

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    Alibaba Raises Billions of Dollars in Hong Kong, Despite Protests

    The $11.2 billion raised is the territory’s largest fund-raising since 2010, showing investor enthusiasm despite worsening...

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    Hong Kong Election Landslide Signals More Frictions With Beijing

    Democracy supporters were emboldened by capturing most of the seats in local elections, but Beijing and...

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    Meet 5 of Hong Kong’s Newest Politicians

    The pro-democracy camp’s stunning victory in citywide district elections means a younger class of political neophytes...

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    Hong Kong to Vote After Months of Protests and Rising Violence

    The citywide district council election, normally a quiet, local affair, is expected to be a referendum...

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    Hong Kong Court Reinstates Mask Ban Before Citywide Election

    The ruling came just days before a vote that is being seen as a referendum on...

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    Highways on Fire. Semesters Cut Short. A Recession. Can Hong Kong Heal?

    Months of antigovernment protests and increasingly violent clashes with the police have upended daily life, with...