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Hong Kong facing more opportunities in development: Li Ka-shing

Hong Kong is now facing more opportunities in development, Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 7:31:16

China's HK bans frozen meat import from Brazil as "precaution"

The food safety authority of China's Hong Kong said Tuesday that it has banned the import of frozen meat from Brazil as a "precautionary measure" after the Brazilian meat scandal.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 8:01:25

3 HK rioters get prison term

Three people convicted of rioting in Mong Kok were each sentenced to three years in prison on Friday by Hong Kong's District Court.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/17 23:08:40

Three Hong Kong Mong Kok rioters jailed each for three years

Three people convicted of rioting in Mong Kok were each sentenced to three years in prison on Friday at Hong Kong's District Court.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/17 13:38:04

Ready to debate

Hong Kong’s three candidates for chief executive (from left) John Tsang, Carrie Lam and ex-judge Woo Kwok-hing join hands as they arrive at a studio before facing off in their first televised debate in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2017/3/15 0:23:40

Mainland denies setting stricter standards for Taiwan imports

China’s chief quality supervision official denied that the Chinese mainland had adopted a stricter supervision standard for imported Taiwan products while acknowledging that the Taiwan leader’s failure to recognize the one-China policy had hindered the flow of information between trade departments from both sides.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/14 21:28:39

HK to impose waste disposal charging in 2019

Hong Kong's long-awaited municipal solid waste (MSW) charging plan will soon be submitted to the Legislative Council (LegCo) for discussion, and is expected to go into force by the second half of 2019 at the earliest, Hong Kong's environment chief said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/14 7:52:22

Leung elected vice chairman of CPPCC National Committee

Leung Chun-ying, chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, was elected as a vice chairman of China's top political advisory body on Monday, making him a national official.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/14 0:13:39

New opportunities for Hong Kong in emerging city cooperation cluster

Hong Kong will gain new growth momentum with the emergence of the "Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area," an ambitious central government initiative aimed at boosting development in the Cantonese-speaking areas of southern China, local scholars and economic analysts say.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/13 18:43:39

Leung Chun-ying elected vice chairman of CPPCC National Committee

Leung Chun-ying, chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, was elected Monday vice chairman of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/13 9:51:09

Political advisor urges Taiwan authorities to acknowledge 1992 Consensus

A national political advisor Saturday called on Taiwan authorities to acknowledge the 1992 Consensus and conduct consultation and cooperation with the Chinese mainland under the one-China framework.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/11 22:43:57

Mainland official urges two-way openness in investment with Taiwan

A Chinese mainland official on Saturday called for two-way openness in investment across the Taiwan Strait.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/11 12:29:07

Overwork, speeding behind deadly Taiwan bus crash

The driver of the tour bus that overturned last month in Taipei and left 33 people dead had overworked and was driving too fast, local prosecutors said Friday at a press briefing on the investigation of the accident.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/10 22:49:41

Hong Kong's customer service industry in need of young talents: survey

Hong Kong's customer service industry is in need of young talents, a survey showed here Friday, noting that only about a third of local young job seekers consider working in the industry as full-time.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/10 20:45:11

Fire at Taiwan care center kills 4

A fire broke out at a long-term care center in Taiwan's Taoyuan city Friday morning, killing four and injuring 13, the local fire department said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/10 13:46:32

Hong Kong flower show to open at Victoria Park

Photo taken on March 9, 2017 shows the flower parterre during the preview of the Hong Kong Flower Show at Victoria Park in Hong Kong, south China. The flower show will be held from 10 to 19 this March. (Xinhua/Li Peng)HONG KONG, March 9 (Xinhua)
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/10 8:12:01

Taiwan Museum accused of downgrading Confucius in anti-mainland move

The Taipei Palace Museum said it plans to change the title of its upcoming Confucius-themed exhibition, a move strongly criticized by Taiwan media as “anti-Chinese mainland.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/9 22:48:39

SAR candidates must be loyal to China

Candidates standing for election to the National People’s Congress (NPC) from the Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative Regions (SARs) shall bear allegiance to China and declare that they have not received foreign funds in relation to the election, say drafts on election methods to be submitted to China’s national legislature.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/8 21:48:39