Semiconductors are found everywhere in the modern world. Companies and countries are racing to position themselves in this vital market.
Hong Kong and Macau
President Donald Trump's remarks on China.
Congress requires the U.S. Secretary of State to report on the relative autonomy of Hong Kong and whether that autonomy warrants continued differential treatment by U.S. agencies. This report is issued by Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State.
PRC National People's Congress, Decision on the Selection Process of the Hong Kong Chief Executive, August 31, 2014
China's National People's Congress Standing Committee issues it decision regarding the method by which Hong Kong's Chief Executive Officer shall be chosen. This decision triggered the so-called Umbrella Movement demonstrations in Hong Kong that lasted until December 2014.
Congressional Research Service, "Prospects for Democracy in Hong Kong: The 2012 Election Reforms," February 1, 2011
The U.S. Congress mandates that the State Department prepare an annual report on religious freedom around the world.
The U.S. Dept of State Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism produces an annual report on terrorism.
Congressional Research Service, "Prospects for Democracy in Hong Kong: The 2012 Election Reforms," June 18, 2010
This report is produced annually by the State Department's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.
Congressional Research Service, "Prospects for Democracy in Hong Kong: The 2012 Election Reforms," December 10, 2009
The Commission Chair is Senator Byron L. Dorgan (D-ND) and the Cochairman is Representative Sander M. Levin (D-MI). The report includes a list of 1,279 political prisoners in China.