On Thursday, Chinese lawmakers at the third session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), the top legislature, voted overwhelmingly to approve the NPC Decision on Establishing and Improving the Legal System and Enforcement Mechanisms for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to Safeguard National Security .
The mood in Taiwan towards China has further soured since China's parliament passed new national security legislation for Chinese-ruled Hong Kong on Thursday. Zhao warned that Beijing reserves the right to take "corresponding countermeasures". "The US should see clearly and stop interfering in Hong Kong".
Portland protests following Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd . "Give us the time to do this right, and we will bring you justice", County Attorney Mike Freeman told reporters. Demonstrators clashed with law enforcement, looted stores and set fires to shops and a construction site overnight Wednesday in the busy Lake Street corridor of Minneapolis, and were met with police tear gas and rubber bullets .
In a surprise move, Trump on Wednesday offered to "mediate or arbitrate" the raging border dispute between India and China, saying he was "ready, willing and able" to ease the tensions, amid the continuing standoff between the armies of the two Asian giants.
President Donald Trump responded Thursday to the news the coronavirus had claimed 100,000 American lives. "There are moments in our history so grim, so heart-rendering, that they're forever fixed in each of our hearts as shared grief". Trump called the university a "liberal, disgraceful institution" when asked about the study in an interview over the weekend. "I've come to a place where I've come to the conclusion that the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat", says Griffin to loud ...
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo invoked the Hong Kong Policy Act on Wednesday, declaring that Hong Kong no longer has "a high degree of autonomy" from China. Hong Kong was handed back to China, on a number of conditions. And so this is a really big deal if that status is revoked. That meant that Hong Kong no longer merited being treated differently from the mainland under USA law.