Taiwan said seven employees of its trade office in Hong Kong left the financial hub on Sunday after authorities there demanded they sign a pledge recognising China’s sovereignty over the self-ruled island.
Macau said Wednesday it was closing its representative office in Taiwan, following neighbouring Hong Kong which made the same move last month in protest at Taipei’s support for pro-democracy activists.
A Taiwan court ruled in favour of a Taiwanese-Macanese gay couple on Thursday in a legal test case greeted by activists as a first step towards getting full recognition of same-sex unions with foreigners.
The US Treasury slapped sanctions Wednesday on a notorious Chinese organized crime leader known as “Broken Tooth”, alleging he is expanding criminal activities throughout Southeast Asia on the back of a major Beijing infrastructure initiative.
Rare pink dolphins are returning to the waters between Hong Kong and Macau after the coronavirus pandemic halted ferries, but scientists remain deeply concerned about their long-term survival in one of the world’s busiest sea lanes.
An annual World Press Photo exhibition featuring images from Hong Kong’s huge pro-democracy protests last year has been shut down in Macau without explanation, sparking speculation of political pressure from Beijing.
Stanley Ho, the Hong Kong-born tycoon who made billions transforming neighboring Macau from a sleepy Portuguese outpost into the world’s biggest gambling hub, died on Tuesday at the age of 98, his family said.
Hong Kong’s government on Wednesday said it will give a HK$10,000 ($1,280) handout to seven million permanent residents in a bid to jump-start a recession-hit economy now compounded by the coronavirus outbreak.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping lavished praise on Macau Thursday for instilling patriotism and rejecting political strife, in stark contrast to his tough words for neighboring Hong Kong as it convulses with unrest.
The former Portuguese colony of Macau will this week celebrate 20 years since its return to China, with Beijing’s leaders praising a pliant city that has grown rich on gambling and deference to authoritarian rule.
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