Nick Wadhams

Government, Business, Logistics

US Says Hong Kong’s Autonomy Is Gone

Demonstrators are detained by riot police in front of a shopping mall in Hong Kong on May 27. Demonstrators are detained by riot police in front of a shopping mall in Hong Kong on May 27. (Lam Yik/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. has certified that Hong Kong is no longer politically autonomous from China, a move that could have far-reaching consequences on the former British colony’s special trading status with the U.S., Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said.

Nick Wadhams | Bloomberg News
May 27, 2020