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HK residents can open mainland banking accounts in Hong Kong

Residents of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region can apply for mainland banking accounts easily here in Hong Kong, as a new service was launched by Bank of China (Hong Kong) (BOCHK) on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/21 2:33:10

Date set for Taiwan leader, legislative body elections next year

Elections for Taiwan's leader and legislative body will be held concurrently on Jan. 11, 2020, the island's election affairs authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/19 20:42:34

Hong Kong suspends import of poultry products from Denmark

The food safety authority of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) announced Monday to suspend the import of poultry products from Denmark's southern Middelfart Municipality.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/18 20:21:44

Plane from China's Taiwan slides off runway in central Philippines

A plane from China's Taiwan slid off the runway of an airport in central Philippine province of Aklan on Wednesday night, prompting airport authorities to temporarily halt the operation for over an hour as they remove the aircraft from the only runway.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/14 1:09:30

Hong Kong temporarily prohibits operation of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

The Civil Aviation Department (CAD) of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government announced that the operation of all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft into, out of and over Hong Kong will be temporarily prohibited from 6:00 p.m. local time Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/13 17:21:54

Macao suspends flight applications of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

The Civil Aviation Authority of China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) has decided to temporarily suspend the flight applications of Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 aircraft by any airlines, the authority said in a press release on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/13 17:19:46

Peaceful development of relations across Taiwan Strait not to be obstructed: spokesperson

The peaceful development of relations across the Taiwan Strait and peaceful reunification of the motherland will not be obstructed by any form of separatist activities for "Taiwan independence," a Chinese mainland spokesperson said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/13 0:15:19

Mainland spokesperson comments on US official attending meeting in Taiwan

A Chinese mainland spokesperson Tuesday expressed firm opposition to any countries that have diplomatic relations with China to engage in official contacts with the region of Taiwan in any forms.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/12 20:48:53

HKSAR gov't sees Greater Bay Area development as golden opportunity

The financial secretary of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government delivered Hong Kong's annual budget on Wednesday, saying the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area offers golden opportunities for Hong Kong to explore new directions and open up new horizons.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/28 18:08:20

China's HKSAR to open 3rd trade-promoting office in ASEAN

The chief executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) departed Wednesday for Thailand to unveil the HKSAR's third economic and trade office in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/27 21:22:59

Central government endorses Hong Kong's ban on "Hong Kong National Party"

The central government endorsed the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government's decision to ban the "Hong Kong National Party" from operating in an official letter to the HKSAR chief executive Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/27 5:06:57

Macao holds parade to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year

A parade was held in China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) on Thursday night to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, featuring float parade, dances, fireworks show and float exhibition.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/8 11:24:09

Mainland's Taiwan affairs chief stresses national reunification, rejuvenation

The Chinese mainland's Taiwan affairs chief Thursday called on Taiwan compatriots to join the mainland to pursue national reunification and rejuvenation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/18 9:42:07

HK, Macao, Taiwan residents allowed to apply for mainland teaching qualification

Residents of Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan are allowed to sign up and sit teaching qualification exams for primary and middle school teachers in the Chinese mainland, according to the website of the Ministry of Education (MOE) Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/11 14:05:50

Scholars see 3 ways to realize reunification with Taiwan

Chinese scholars predicted on Thursday that there will be three major ways to realize the reunification of the island of Taiwan with the Chinese mainland - war, peaceful negotiation and brinkmanship without actual violence, with brinkmanship the most likely option regarding the current situation across the Taiwan Straits.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/3 23:08:39

Xi speech shifts Taiwan focus from stability to reunification

President Xi Jinping proposed that the Chinese mainland and the island of Taiwan should conduct democratic consultation on cross-Straits relations and the future of the nation, and explore the plan of "two systems" for the island as well as establishing an institutional arrangement for peaceful development of cross-Strait relations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/2 22:48:40

Xi initiated to establish institutional arrangement for solving Taiwan question

President Xi Jinping's keynote speech on solving the Taiwan question on Wednesday marks a shift in the Chinese mainland's stance from focusing on maintaining stability across the Taiwan Straits to actively promoting the reunification of the country, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/2 17:33:39

Reunification of the country is only a matter of time: observer

The reunification of Taiwan with China is only a matter of time and the island will receive a "destructive impact" if it acts with hostility against the Chinese mainland, mainland analysts said on Tuesday, the 40th anniversary of the publication of an "Open Letter to Taiwan Compatriots."
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/1 23:28:34