“Mainland” in the news

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The Wall Street Journal
· China’s Xi Moves to Tighten Grip on Hong Kong With New Laws  
At a meeting of mainland China’s National People’s Congress last week, authorities said they would go around Hong Kong’s own legislature and draft measures against secession, foreign influence and terrorism...
The New York Times
· On a Scottish Isle, Nursing Home Deaths Expose a Covid-19 Scandal  
Traffic emptied on the only bridge from the mainland.
The New York Times
· Virus Threatens Chinese Traditions of Chopsticks and Family-Style Meals  
But the campaign barely registered in mainland China.
The Age
· Xi's bullying has backfired so far but there's a good reason why he's trying again  
This included cutting the flow of mainland tourists to Taiwan.
The Wall Street Journal
· Swastikas Are Carved Into Three Military Gravestones. A Veteran Wants Them Removed.  
The World War II-era gravestones with Nazi symbols at military cemeteries in Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio and Fort Douglas in Salt Lake City, Utah, mark the graves of German troops who were among the thousands of Axis POWs sent to mainland America during the war.
CNA
· China threatens US counter measures if punished for Hong Kong law  
Hong Kong enjoys liberties unseen on the mainland, as well as its own legal system and trade status.
The Diplomat
· Hong Kong Is Becoming Ground Zero in the New Cold War  
Of course, it is an open secret that the extension of China’s long arm to Hong Kong will put an end to its infamous role as an offshore safe haven for mainland power elites to hide their private assets.
The Japan Times
· Beijing draws the line with Hong Kong  
Even more revealing is the decision by the NPC to adopt new national security legislation for Hong Kong, a bill that bypasses the city’s legislature and eviscerates the concept of “one country, two systems” that was designed to safeguard its independence upon its return to the mainland.
Malay Mail
· China warns US of countermeasures over Hong Kong trading threats  
Hong Kong residents enjoy rights — including freedom of speech — unseen on the mainland, and the city has its own legal system and trade status.
Hong Kong Free Press
· Hong Kong police embrace China’s security law plan  
Hong Kong enjoys liberties unseen on the Chinese mainland, as well as its own legal system and trade status.