The diamond will be sold in a single-lot action without a reserve price at Sotheby's in Hong Kong on October 5.
Libraries in Hong Kong have removed books written by democracy activists and placed them under review.
As the criticism grew, it led to thousands of retweets saying that supporting Mulan is tantamount to being complicit in these human rights violations. Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong and internet users in Taiwan and Thailand are among those who promoted hashtags “#BoycottMulan” and “#BanMulan” on Twitter.
Genetic tests revealed that the 33-year-old Hong Kong man had a different strain of the coronavirus than the one he was previously been infected with.
Property agents said they sold more than double the number of apartments to Hong Kong buyers in the past two months, with the spike in purchases mainly for personal use.
Chow language skills have given her rare unmediated access to the Japanese public, and she has endeared herself to many with her love of anime and J-pop music.
Biden on Tuesday picked Harris as his running mate, recognising the crucial role Black voters and Indian-Americans could play in his bid to defeat Trump in the US presidential election in November.
The Ministry of Finance had on July 23 made amendments to the General Financial Rules 2017.
Relations between the two countries have deteriorated sharply in recent months over issues ranging from trade, to Hong Kong and China's handling of the novel coronavirus.
Jimmy Lai, a millionaire publishing tycoon, has been a key critic of Beijing and widely believed to be a target of the new legislation.
The sanctions were imposed under an executive order US President Donald Trump signed last month to punish China for its moves against dissent in Hong Kong and are the latest action by his administration against Beijing in the run-up to his November re-election bid.
Chinese academics have been honing the Communist Party’s authoritarian response in Hong Kong, rejecting the liberal ideas of their youth.
The following timeline summarises developments in the run-up to and since the legislation, which supporters hope will bring stability after a year of anti-government demonstrations, and critics say will crush wide-ranging freedoms.
The firm's announcement comes after China enacted a national security law for Hong Kong, which has stirred worries over its future as a hub for international business.
“Without going into the nuances of the move, I feel this move will possibly create opportunities for India in gems and jewellery trade," Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) Chairman Colin Shah said.
While Chinese authorities would be looking for further strengthening of the RMB in the post-COVID-19 world, whether Hong Kong will be able to play its part under the changed political circumstances will be watched with interest
British High Commissioner Sir Philip Barton also expressed concern over Chinese action in Hong Kong as well as cases of human rights abuses against Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang.
Doctors are seeing more cases a day than they had in previous outbreaks, and a number of infections with unknown origin have made the outbreak harder to contain.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said changes would be announced later on Monday to reflect concerns over the security law, but did not specify what those changes would be.
Some wealth managers in Hong Kong say they are worried about the regulatory and reputation risks to their banks if charges under the security law are brought against some of their politically linked clients.
As required by the government and health authorities in line with prevention efforts taking place across Hong Kong, Hong Kong Disneyland park will temporarily close from July 15, a Disney spokeswoman said in a statement.
China’s leaders have pushed the territory to revamp an education system they see as having bred young rebels who have helped drive pro-democracy protests.
Even as India reduces its trade gap with China, its balance with respect to the special administrative region of Hong Kong has changed from a surplus to a deficit.
India’s Hong Kong move has been noticed the world over, and Indian policy makers should use this moment in global politics to put China on notice
With deeper economic integration of Hong Kong, China will have the advantage of having two major financial centres: Shanghai and Hong Kong. This gives it an advantage in global financial markets by challenging US supremacy in the financial sphere