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China extends national anthem ‘disrespect’ law to Hong Kong

China extends national anthem ‘disrespect’ law to Hong Kong

China's largely rubber-stamp parliament formally extended a law banning disrespect of the national anthem on Saturday to cover Hong Kong, a move that critics have said undermined the Chinese-ruled city's autonomy ...

China considers three-year jail for disrespecting national anthem, flag

China considers three-year jail for disrespecting national anthem, flag

China's largely rubber-stamp parliament is considering jail terms of up to three years for people who disrespect the national anthem or flag in public, while an existing anthem law will be applied in Hong Kong, state media said on Tuesday.

Trump slams NFL for not making players stand for anthem

Trump slams NFL for not making players stand for anthem

US President Donald Trump criticized the National Football League on Wednesday for not forcing players to stand for the national anthem, firing back after league officials meeting in New York chose instead to effectively back players' right to political activism.

Indian community in Qatar celebrates 68th Republic Day

Indian community in Qatar celebrates 68th Republic Day

The Indian community celebrated their country's 68th Republic Day in a spirit of patriotism at various locations in Qatar on Thursday.

India arrests 20 over failure to stand for anthem

India arrests 20 over failure to stand for anthem

Around 20 people have been arrested in India, accused of failing to stand for the national anthem in cinemas, police said on Tuesday, two weeks after the country's top court made it compulsory.