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US State Department slams ‘spurious’ Jimmy Lai fraud conviction in Hong Kong

Under US policy, Washington determined in 2020 that Hong Kong was no longer autonomous from Beijing because of the national security law. Price said the move against Lai “undermines” China’s obligations under the Sino-British Joint Declaration, which was supposed to guarantee Hong Kong a “high degree of autonomy” after the …

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China must ‘think of strategic bottom line’ in US relations, expert says

China needs to consider its “strategic bottom line” in its relationship with the United States and be prepared for challenges, a prominent international relations expert says.“We must see the internal and external changes as we seek to safeguard US-China ties,” said Yang Jiemian, president of the Shanghai Institutes for International …

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