A group of assistants to members of the Legislative Council speak to the media as they hold placards outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday. Reuters/Thomas Peter
Beijing on Tuesday slammed what it called “irresponsible and erroneous comments” by Washington about a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, after the United States expressed concerns about the legislation.
“We demand that the US side... be cautious and stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs and China’s internal affairs in any form,” foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said at a regular press briefing.
China’s Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its summit this week.
US President Donald Trump has described protests in Hong Kong as “riots” that China will have to deal with itself, signalling a hands-off approach to the biggest political crisis gripping
In a series of tweets, the US president linked a possible trade deal with Beijing to a peaceful resolution to the political unrest that has roiled the semi-autonomous Chinese city for 10 weeks.
The United States would do better to look at its own domestic problems like gun violence rather than turning its ire on China, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, lambasting US Vice President Mike Pence for a critical speech on China.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received, at the Qasr Al Bahar, the first group of National Senior Reactor Operators, SROs, and Reactor Operators, ROs, licensed by the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, FANR.
Roula Khalaf will become the first woman to edit the Financial Times (FT) in its 131-year history after Lionel Barber, Britain’s most senior financial journalist, said he would step down.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has confirmed that the Emirate of Sharjah has taken care of the “Rights of Future Generations” and paid attention to building human beings and creating a generation with knowledge and innovative thoughts, able to work hard to enjoy a better life.