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The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, officially the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China, is the permanent body of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China.
China has passed a new legislation to strengthen the power of its maritime safety authorities sparking fears that tensions between Beijing and other Asian countries, including Japan, may escalate in the Indo-Pacific region.
Some pro-Beijing lawmakers in Hong Kong have joined political rivals in a rare show of unity to warn against possible abuse of a proposed bill that seeks to ensure the allegiance of public office holders.
China on Tuesday approved the most controversial and sweeping overhaul of Hong Kong's electoral system, which will slash the number of directly elected seats in the city's legislature from half to about one-fifth.
The debate in Chinese society over whether the criminal responsibility age should be lowered has renewed once again following the alleged murder of a six-year-old boy by a 13-year-old.
In a move that is expected to escalate tensions between China and its neighbours, Beijing has passed a law that gives power to its coastguard to fire on foreign vessels and demolish structures built in disputed waters, South China Morning Post reported.
Top Beijing officials discussed proportionate ways to retaliate against London's new pathway for Hong Kong (HK) residents to acquire British citizenship through British overseas passport, as well as overhauling the city's electoral system on Friday ahead of its next leadership race in 2022, reported South China Morning Post (SCMP).
London has lambasted Beijing over its threat to stop recognising the British National (Overseas) [BN (O)] passport as a valid travel document, a proposed reprisal against the Western nation for offering Hongkongers a pathway to citizenship in order to escape the draconian National Security Law.
In order to put a check on dissenting voices, China is planning against British National (Overseas) passport [BN (O)] owners from holding public office in Hong Kong, reported South China Morning Post (SCMP).
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