U.S. Weighs Limited Options to Punish China Over Hong Kong

WASHINGTON—As U.S. officials weigh sanctioning China above its latest moves in Hong Kong, the city’s position as a international economical centre restrictions the menu of successful levers out there to Washington.

Important actions against Hong Kong’s economical system hazard hitting U.S., Western and Hong Kong providers and individuals, officials and analysts say. Much more focused sanctions against Chinese officials and trade actions against goods manufactured in Hong Kong would have very little impact on Beijing’s integration of the metropolis into the mainland’s…

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Hundreds of Thousands Vote in Hong Kong’s Democratic Primaries

HONG KONG—Hundreds of 1000’s of people voted in primaries held by the city’s pro-democracy camp in excess of the weekend, reflecting steely assistance for the motion in spite of Beijing’s imposition of a nationwide-safety legislation that has curbed public expressions of dissent in latest months. Pro-democracy parties held the primaries, […]