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Australia to offer residency to 10,000 Hong KongersPrime Minister Scott Morrison's government says it will offer around 10,000 Hong Kong passport holders currently living in Australia a chance to apply for permanent residence once their current visas..
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Australia considering 'safe haven' offer to Hong KongersAustralia is actively considering providing safe haven to Hong Kong residents in response to China's sweeping new security law, it said Thursday, a move likely to further inflame tensions with Beijing.
China lawmakers review draft of Hong Kong national security billHundreds of Hong Kongers marched silently through the city's streets on Sunday to protest the bill.
Police pepper spray Hong Kongers defying ban to mark TiananmenPolice pepper-sprayed some Hong Kong protesters on Thursday who defied a ban to stage candlelight rallies in memory of China's bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square democracy crackdown, accusing Beijing of..
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Hong Kongers to mark Tiananmen anniversary with "candles everywhere", online vigilPeople in Hong Kong planned to light candles across the city on Thursday to commemorate the bloody 1989 crackdown by Chinese troops in and around Tiananmen Square, circumventing a ban imposed on the..
British PM Boris Johnson offers visas for millions in Hong KongAbout 350,000 people in Hong Kong currently hold British National (Overseas) passports, which allow visa-free access to Britain for up to six months, British PM Johnson wrote in an editorial piece..
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Taiwan president pledges humanitarian relief for Hong KongersTaiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday pledged to draw up a plan to give humanitarian relief to people involved in pro-democracy protests in Taiwan's most concrete intervention since a renewal..
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