05:36
Reported

News Briefs

  Tamuz 23, 5780 , 15/07/20

Trump ends Hong Kong's special status

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to Hong Kong’s special status under US law to punish China for what he called “oppressive actions” against the former British colony.

Citing China’s decision to enact a new national security law for Hong Kong, Trump signed an executive order that he said would end the preferential economic treatment Hong Kong has received for years.

Other archived news briefs:Jul 15, 05:36 AM, 7/15/2020