|Beijing reserves right to handle ‘rare’ cases involving Hong Kong’s new national security law
Direct control expected to be utilised in ‘very, very few’ instances, according to Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office deputy director Deng Zhonghua
|China adopts decision to make Hong Kong national security laws
China is set to make Hong Kong national security laws as a related decision was adopted at the national legislature on Thursday.
|Highlights of China's decision on Hong Kong national security legislation
The following are the highlights of the NPC decision on establishing and improving the legal system and enforcement mechanisms for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to safeguard national security.
|Commissioner Xie Feng: national security legislation for Hong Kong is of greatest urgency, the Central Government has both power and obligation to safeguard national security, and the international community can rest assured
On 25 May 2020, Commissioner Xie Feng briefed foreign consular corps, chambers of commerce, international organizations and media in Hong Kong on national security legislation for Hong Kong and took questions from the audience.
|Two sessions: national security law will not damage Hong Kong’s freedoms, Chinese foreign minister says
Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong will not damage the city’s autonomy or freedoms, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday, as protesters and police clashed on the streets of the former British colony over what many see as a crushing blow to its pro-democracy movement.
|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson's Remarks on the Hong Kong-related Agenda of the National People's Congress
The spokesperson for the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council and the spokesperson for the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) both issued statements on the draft decision to establish and improve a legal framework and enforcement mechanism for safeguarding national security in the HKSAR, which was submitted to the third session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) for deliberation.