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    Zhang Peng | LightRocket | Getty Images Despite the economic shock of the coronavirus, analysts say Chinas demand for luxury goods hasnt waned much – and its drawing top brands from Hong Kong to the mainland. Consulting firm Bain estimated Chinese consumers accounted for about 35% of 281 billion euros ($317 billion) last year in global luxury spending, most of which has typically occurred overseas or in Hong Kong. Now that the coronavirus is keeping most Chinese from traveling, several analysts expect them...
    People wearing face masks as a precautionary measure against the spread of the Covid-19 novel coronavirus, walk down a street decorated with Chinese lanterns in Hong Kong on February 29, 2020.VIVEK PRAKASH The Australian government has advised its citizens not to travel to Hong Kong, and to reconsider their need to remain in Hong Kong, due to uncertainties surrounding the new national security law there. The new national security legislation for Hong Kong could be interpreted broadly. Under the law, you...
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Beijing opened its new national security office in Hong Kong on Wednesday, turning a hotel in the bustling shopping and commercial district of Causeway Bay into its new headquarters. The office will oversee the Hong Kong governments enforcement of Beijings sweeping national security legislation that will punish acts of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces with up to life in prison. The offices chief, Zhang Yanxiong, and Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam attended the...
    By ZEN SOO and ELAINE KURTENBACH HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam offered scant reassurance Tuesday over a new national security law that critics say undermines liberties and legal protections promised when China took control of the former British colony. A year ago, Hong Kong residents felt secure enough in their freedoms under the territory’s “one-country, two-systems” regime to bring their children to mass protests. Now, after the June 30 implementation of the security law, some are...
    By Cate Cadell BEIJING (Reuters) - Hong Kongs new National Security Law will shake up digital surveillance in the city, with strict new company compliance measures that echo the mainlands years-long crackdown on anti-government content. Foreign tech companies have balked at the laws, with Facebook, Twitter and Google among those saying they would suspend requests for data pending clarification of what is required. Experts on Chinese internet laws say the legislation hews closely to mainland policies on national security in...
    By ZEN SOO and ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP Business Writers HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam offered scant reassurance Tuesday over a new national security law that critics say undermines liberties and legal protections promised when China took control of the former British colony. A year ago, Hong Kong residents felt secure enough in their freedoms under the territory’s “one-country, two-systems” regime to bring their children to mass protests. Now, after the June 30 implementation of the security...
    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam offered scant reassurance Tuesday over a new national security law that critics say undermines liberties and legal protections promised when China took control of the former British colony. A year ago, Hong Kong residents felt secure enough in their freedoms under the territory’s “one-country, two-systems” regime to bring their children to mass protests. Now, after the June 30 implementation of the security law, some are worrying they might be punished...
    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed sanctions against Mainland China as the government in Beijing begins to enforce an oppressive new law imposed against dissenters in Hong Kong. Having passed unanimously in the House, the measure — which penalizes banks that do business with Mainland China officials — will need to go to the U.S. Senate for approval, and if it approved by the Senate, will go to President Donald Trump’s desk. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, according to the...
    A lady reacts to pepper spray as law enforcement ended up clearing protesters in Hong Kong on Wednesday, July 1.Dale De La Rey/AFP/Getty Images Up to date 3:06 AM ET, Thu July 2, 2020A woman reacts to pepper spray as law enforcement were being clearing protesters in Hong Kong on Wednesday, July 1.Dale De La Rey/AFP/Getty Illustrations or photos For a next summer in a row, political unrest has returned to the streets of Hong Kong. Hundreds of protesters had...
    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaiian Airlines will resume some flights between Honolulu and U.S. mainland cities next month, after halting them because of the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement released Wednesday, the airline said it will soon offer daily nonstop service between Honolulu and Boston, New York, Las Vegas, Phoenix, San Jose, and Oakland. It will also increase inter-island flights and service from the mainland to Maui, Kauai and the Big Island. The airline has been operating on a once-daily schedule...
    Reuters July 1, 2020 0 Comments Hong Kong police fired water cannon and tear gas and arrested more than 300 people on Wednesday as protesters took to the streets in defiance of sweeping security legislation introduced by China to snuff out dissent. Beijing unveiled the details of the much-anticipated law late on Tuesday after weeks of uncertainty, pushing China’s freest city and one of the world’s most glittering financial hubs on to a more authoritarian path. As thousands of...
    Hong Kongs status as one of the worlds most prominent financial hubs appears to be under threat.  Beijing has unanimously passed a new national security law for the territory, which some experts warn has the potential to erode the very structures that grant the region major privileges on the international stage.  The legislation bans sedition, secession and treason against China, crimes that can mean life in prison. China constantly uses national security as a reason for saying, I dont have...
    The plant-based mostly protein maker unveiled a new partnership on Wednesday with Chinese tech large Alibaba (BABA), which will deliver Beyond Burgers to supermarket shelves in mainland China for the very first time.Alibaba is kicking off the offer by rolling out the products and solutions in 50 of its Freshippo stores in Shanghai, the company’s futuristic supermarkets wherever prospects use an application to order food stuff and invest in groceries. The tie-up marks Outside of Meat’s first placement in supermarkets...
    The plant-centered protein maker unveiled a new partnership on Wednesday with Chinese tech big Alibaba (BABA), which will carry Over and above Burgers to supermarket shelves in mainland China for the 1st time.Alibaba is kicking off the deal by rolling out the items in 50 of its Freshippo retailers in Shanghai, the firm’s futuristic supermarkets where buyers use an application to order food items and invest in groceries. The tie-up marks Over and above Meat’s 1st placement in supermarkets in...
    The plant-primarily based protein maker unveiled a new partnership on Wednesday with Chinese tech large Alibaba (BABA), which will deliver Further than Burgers to grocery store cabinets in mainland China for the 1st time.Alibaba is kicking off the deal by rolling out the merchandise in 50 of its Freshippo suppliers in Shanghai, the firm’s futuristic supermarkets exactly where customers use an application to buy food and obtain groceries. The tie-up marks Beyond Meat’s initial placement in supermarkets in mainland China,...
    BEIJING (Reuters) - Suspects arrested by the mainlands new office in Hong Kong on charges of violating the new national security law for the city will be tried in the mainland, a senior Chinese government official said on Wednesday. Zhang Xiaoming, Executive Deputy Director of Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office, told reporters during a briefing the mainlands national security office abides by Chinese law and that Hong Kongs legal system cannot be expected to implement the laws of the...
    Beyond Meat Beyond Burger patties made from plant-based substitutes for meat products sit on a shelf for sale on November 15, 2019 in New York City.Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images Beyond Meat announced Tuesday that Alibabas Freshippo grocery stores would start selling its meatless burger patties, marking its entry into supermarkets in mainland China.  The maker of meat alternatives first entered mainland China in April through a partnership with Starbucks. Yum Chinas KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut...
    CHINA has allegedly stolen US technology to develop space based weapons that can neutralize aircraft carrier groups and kill 90 percent of Americans on US soil.  The extraordinary claims are made in a report warning Beijing has secretly developed a network of satellites, missiles and electromagnetic pulse (EMP) weapons that could imminently unleash a “Pearl Harbor” style attack. 2China allegedly has been developing the capability to knock out power in the United States Credit: Getty Images - Getty The report...
    Kweichow Moutai, the Chinese business recognized for making the well-liked nationwide spirit, baijiu, is now the largest public firm in mainland China by industry cap following its shares obtained 23% so much this 12 months, in accordance to facts from Refinitiv.It is now valued at much more than 1.8 trillion yuan ($259 billion), surpassing a person of the country’s major banks, the Industrial and Industrial Financial institution of China (IDCBF), which is truly worth just under 1.8 trillion yuan ($253...
    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinas health authority reported on Thursday 19 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for June 24, up from 12 a day earlier. Of the new infections, 13 were in Beijing, the National Health Commission said, compared with seven cases a day earlier. As of June 24, mainland China had a total of 83,449 confirmed cases. (Reporting by Ryan Woo; Editing by Himani Sarkar) Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters.
    Cheers to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for offering millions of Hong Kongers visas and a path to UK citizenship if Beijing goes ahead with its horrible new “security law.” The mainland is inflicting the legislation on the city without going through Hong Kong’s own legislature, in blatant defiance of the 1997 handover, which guaranteed the city’s autonomy until 2047. The law will effectively criminalize dissent and empower the mainland’s security forces to operate openly in the city. It is,...