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Australia poised to offer Tiananmen-style visas to Hongkongers - Sydney Morning Herald

25 days ago   |   By FXCM

Amid the Pacific major's tussle with China, Australia shows readiness to offer Tiananmen-style visas to Hong Kong residents currently in the nation, per the Sydney Morning Herald. The news also mentions that the move comes up as the federal cabinet considers tearing up an extradition treaty with the Chinese territory.
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The move will mark the most significant offer to Chinese migrants from an Australian Prime Minister since Bob Hawke offered 27,000 students in Australia places following the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989.
Scott Morrison will on Wednesday night assess cabinet...
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