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Chinese FM condemns US bill on HK

Chinese FM condemned the passage of of Human Rights and Democracy Act, claiming the US disregarded facts, openly interefered in Hong Kong affairs and domestic affairs of China, violating international rules and principles.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 9:37:39

PolyU campus rioters surrender leaving chaos in their wake

As rioters inside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have begun surrendering to police, an expert noted that the law enforcement operation to deal with the campus occupation has been a successful campaign of stopping violence and chaos for the city.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 22:53:40

Riots damage Hong Kong's cultural status

The postponement of popular Taiwan singer Jay Chou's concert in Hong Kong for safety reasons has triggered public concern that the city's robust cultural environment would be damaged as the city has suffered months of riots and violence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 22:08:40

China urges US to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs

China on Tuesday urged the United States to earnestly respect China's sovereignty and stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs and interfering in China's internal affairs.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 21:50:30

Western media shifts tone on HK riots

As the months-long violence in Hong Kong entered a deadly level in the past two weeks, with radical rioters turning university campuses into "terror camps" to engage in clashes with police, a public opinion battle reached a turning point with more Hong Kong residents, media outlets and even Western media courageously saying no to violence or devoting more space to recent radical violence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 20:47:59

HK chief urges peaceful end to PolyU stand-off

Around 600 rioters and suspects involved in illegal activities have walked out of the besieged Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) campus, 200 of whom were under the age of 18 and allowed to return home, after rioters occupied the PolyU and engaged in fierce clashes with police over the last few days, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 13:15:33

HK's new police chief could be 'more decisive' in stopping riots

China's State Council on Tuesday appointed Tang Ping-keung as Commissioner of Police of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), replacing Lo Wai-chung, as experts and retired senior police officers noted that Tang could be more decisive and tougher in helping stop violence and chaos in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 12:18:40

Central govt final arbiter of Basic Law issues

China's top legislature and the State Council, China's cabinet, voiced strong opposition to the latest ruling of Hong Kong High Court on the anti-mask law, indicating such ruling blatantly defies the authorities of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee and of the chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, thus circumventing the Basic law.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 12:10:35

Carrie Lam: Peacefully solving the unrest is a priority

Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Carrie Lam, emphasized that peacefully solving the unrest is the priority. The remarks were made on Tuesday at a press conference in Hong Kong.
Source: CGTN | 2019/11/19 11:03:19

New Hong Kong police commissioner appointed

China's State Council on Tuesday appointed Tang Ping-keung as Commissioner of Police of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), replacing Lo Wai-chung.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 9:50:31

HK High Court's ruling on anti-mask law will worsen situation: experts

A ruling on Monday by Hong Kong's High Court that the anti-mask law enforced by the city government to quell months-long radical protests was “unconstitutional” will only complicate the already tense situation in ignorance of how severe violence has spread in Hong Kong, legal experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 21:33:39

China's legislative body expresses deep concern over HK High Court's ruling on anti-mask law

The Legislative Affairs Commission of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress expresses deep concern over the Hong Kong's High Court ruling related to the Emergency Regulations Ordinance, a spokesperson said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 9:19:57

NPC spokesperson expresses deep concern over HK court ruling

The Legislative Affairs Commission of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress expresses deep concern over the Hong Kong's High Court ruling related to the Emergency Regulations Ordinance, a spokesperson said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 8:22:14

Hong Kong police correct campus standoff rumors

The Hong Kong police on Monday clarified rumors that it raided the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) on Sunday night and Monday morning, saying it only conducted arrests and dispersion operations after the rioters lingered on the campus despite police's warning and kept challenging police.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 20:58:39

HK rioters go 'completely hysterical' after turning PolyU into battlefield frontlines

Violence flared on Sunday as Polytechnic University (PolyU) of Hong Kong was turned into a warzone as clashes between rioters and police moved to the campus.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 1:25:04

Western media sensation over PLA on HK street blasted

Unwarranted speculation spread by Western media, which reported that soldiers with the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison who helped remove obstacles in front of their barracks on Saturday was an intrusion of the Basic Law, is an example of the media's "rhetorical trap," said an analyst.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 17:28:39

Student bodies slammed for protest support

Chinese students in the UK urged campuses not to serve political ends after student unions including those at the University of Cambridge, University of Oxford and Durham University posted details of events in support of Hong Kong rioters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 0:43:39

Central govt sends strongest signal over ending violence in HK

A daily prime-time news program in China that delivers the most important political signals to the public on Saturday spent one third of its time broadcasting four separate pieces that are related to President Xi Jinping's remarks on the current situation in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 23:48:40