China is pushing for sweeping new laws that would tighten its grip over Hong Kong, a move that could reignite protests in the city.

By guest authors Keith Bradsher and Austin Ramzy from New York Times. Keith Bradsher reported from Beijing and Austin Ramzy from Hong Kong.   Such rules would allow Beijing to take aim at the large, often violent antigovernment protests that roiled Hong Kong for much of last year — unrest that has posed a direct … More China is pushing for sweeping new laws that would tighten its grip over Hong Kong, a move that could reignite protests in the city.