Hong Kong Current Affairs, GK & News

John Lee: Hong Kong’s Next Leader

John Lee Ka-chiu, a former security chief has recently been elected as the next leader of Hong Kong. This move is being widely regarded as the Chinese government’s move to tighten its grip on the city. Who will be replaced by John Lee? Carrie Lam is being replaced by John Lee after the city’s chief ..

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Gulf Business Summit

Delegates from 33 companies from Hong Kong, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia arrived in Srinagar to instill and gauge the growing situation in Jammu & Kashmir for investments and will also see that the MoUs amounting to Rs. 3,000 crores, signed earlier this year, are utilized properly. Overview: On 22nd March, Gulf Business Summit will ..

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Hong Kong’s ‘Zero COVID’ policy

On December 6, 2021, Hong Kong implemented its new ‘Zero Covid Policy’. Highlights With the implementation of new rules, travellers from the United States will be subject to highest tier of quarantine measures in semi-autonomous city, having some of the strictest anti-Covid policies worldwide. Hongkong will make the US the first country outside Africa to ..

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Hong Kong to adopt China’s anti-sanctions law

Hong Kong is all set to implement China’s anti-sanctions law. It will be implemented in some form in the country and will add fresh regulatory pressure on international companies. Highlights Anti-sanctions law was passed in China by its rubber-stamp legislature passed in June 2021 to counter Western penalties that were imposed after crackdowns in Hong ..

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Hong Kong People’s Freedom and Choice Act

The Senator of United States recently blocked a bill that would give refugee status to Hong Kong people. The bill is called the Hong Kong People’s Freedom and Choice Act. About the Act Hong Kong People’s Freedom and Choice Act is a US bill that seeks to give special refugee status, called ‘Temporary Protected Status’ ..

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What is Five Eyes Alliance?

The Five Eyes countries recently issued a joint statement expressing their concern about increasing Chinese curbs on the autonomy of Hong Kong. The joint statement was issued following the postponement of Legislative Council elections that was due in September 2020 and imposition of national security law in Hong Kong. According to the countries the decisions ..

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