ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Hong Kong protests

China backs down on Hong Kong extradition bill ahead of G-20

Xi seeks to control optics before meeting world leaders

Members of Civil Human Rights Front hold a news conference in response to the announcement by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam regarding the proposed extradition bill, outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, Jun.15.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- A controversial bill that would allow extraditions from Hong Kong to mainland China has been delayed for now, as opposition spread like wildfire among the city's residents, corporations and on the international stage.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more