China Plans New National-Security Laws for Hong Kong

HONG KONG—China signaled it will impose new national-security guidelines on Hong Kong, dealing a blow to the territory’s autonomy as Beijing seeks to stamp out common professional-democracy protests that have challenged leader Xi Jinping.

Beijing’s lawmakers will evaluation a resolution to established up and boost authorized and enforcement mechanisms for national security in Hong Kong, with consideration to “new conditions and needs,” a spokesman for the legislature claimed at a briefing on Thursday, without the need of elaborating.