Anniversary of Tiananmen Square. 24 people were arrested in Hong Kong

China tightened access to central Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on Sunday, the anniversary of a military crackdown on pro-democracy protests in 1989 that left an unknown number of people dead and banned discussions and commemorations inside the country. In Hong Kong, the last Chinese-controlled territory to hold commemorations, eight people, including activists and artists, were arrested … Read more

Hong Kong’s trade minister tells a US trade meeting that the WTO must overhaul its dispute settlement system after Washington froze operations in response to a national security law.

Algernon Yau told Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ministers responsible for trade at a meeting in the US that the dispute system is being undermined by Washington’s actions. Source link

Singapore has overtaken Hong Kong in terms of millionaires, China has 5 cities among the 50 richest in the world, ahead of Australia;

The number of millionaires in Hong Kong fell by 27 percent between 2012 and 2022, but rose by 40 percent in Singapore, while China ranks fifth in the list of the world’s 50 richest cities. Source link