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Kiribati becomes the second country in a week to sever ties with Taiwan

Kiribati severed “diplomatic relations” with the island of Taiwan on Friday, becoming the second country to do so in less than a week after the Solomon Islands government voted on a similar move on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/20 15:40:05

HK police turn to Weibo for support

While Hong Kong police are being blamed for so-called arbitrary arrests and torture by Western media and NGOs, some police officers are turning to Chinese Twitter-like Weibo to seek support from mainland netizens.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/20 17:53:40

Sino-British Joint Declaration has no paragraph about "dual universal suffrage": HKSAR gov't

The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has clarified that the Sino-British Joint Declaration does not have any paragraph which sets out the implementation of "dual universal suffrage."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/20 12:09:50

HKSAR chief executive to attend 1st community dialogue on Sept. 26

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said on Thursday that HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam will attend the first Community Dialogue session on the evening of Sept. 26, and 150 people from the community will be invited to the dialogue.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/20 8:37:22

Hong Kong riots lead to cancellation of horse races, hurt economy

Hong Kong legislator Junius Ho Kwan-yiu on Thursday expressed regret in a statement for the losses to the city's horse racing and race fans caused by the cancellation of a horse racing meet.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 22:33:40

Companies ready to help Hong Kong youths achieve success in Greater Bay Area

Hong Kong youths who have started up companies aim to help more Hongkongers become familiar with Greater Bay Area preferential polices
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 19:24:55

HK, Macao tour guides to work in Guangdong

Amid the ongoing Hong Kong riots, the first batch of tour guides from Hong Kong is expected to begin work at the Hengqin New Area of Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province for the upcoming National Day holidays.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 18:53:40

Mainland is HK's future: HK finance chief

Months-long social unrest has dampened Hong Kong's prospects, as the city has been struggling with cooling business, housing woes and limited opportunities for the youth. When foreign investors raised questions about the future of this international trade and financial hub, a top Hong Kong finance officer said the city could overcome the downturn only by deepening cooperation with the Chinese mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 23:23:40

Netizens call for civil servant who may be a protester to be fired

Chinese netizens have called on the Hong Kong customs department to fire one of its officers, who was recognized to be a protester after his mask was removed by a resident on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 20:48:40

HK cancels National Day fireworks show for security reasons: govt

The scheduled fireworks show for the National Day at Victoria Harbour will be canceled, Hong Kong news site hk01.com reported on Wednesday, citing Hong Kong's leisure and cultural services department.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 20:12:34

Train services partially resumed one day after derailment in Hong Kong

Train services connecting Hong Kong's Hung Hom with neighboring Shenzhen on the mainland were partially resumed on Wednesday, a day after a train derailment left eight passengers injured.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/18 17:43:24

Hong Kong residents condemn vandalism to WWII martyrs' monument

The day before the 88th anniversary of the "September 18 Incident", the start of Japan's invasion of China, several patriotic Hong Kong residents spontaneously organized a clean-up campaign after rioters on Tuesday vandalized the Wu Kau Tang monument, the only state-level monument to commemorate heroes who died in their resistance against Japanese invasion in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 1:53:49

Hong Kong social unrest reflects housing woes

Thousands of high-rise buildings, countless skyscrapers and Victoria Harbour illuminating the skyline reflect the economic success story of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 20:43:40

Lu Hsiu-lien's bid for regional leadership shows divisions among Taiwan secessionists: experts

Lu Hsiu-lien, the former vice regional leader of the island of Taiwan, announced on Monday that she will join the race for the 2020 Taiwan regional leadership election as an independent candidate, which shows the internal strife among Taiwan secessionists, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 23:33:40

HK lawmakers slams US over bill

Hong Kong lawmakers and media on Tuesday slammed the US for colluding with Hong Kong secessionists to pass the so-called Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, saying it is absurd and interferes in the city's internal affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 21:13:40

HK to start first session of dialogue next week

The Hong Kong government will start its first session of open dialogue in communities next week, during which people from all walks of life will be invited to participate, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor announced at Tuesday's press briefing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 12:14:07

Outrage forces BNP Paribas to alter HK, Taiwan labels

France-based international banking institution BNP Paribas late Tuesday altered its reference of Hong Kong and Taiwan after Chinese netizens called for a boycott of the bank and demanded that it be put on China's unreliable entity list, after the bank mislabeled Hong Kong and Taiwan as “independent countries.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 13:23:40

China appreciates Solomon Islands' break of 'diplomatic relations' with Taiwan

China highly appreciates the decision of the Solomon Islands' government to recognize the one-China principle and break the so-called "diplomatic ties" with the Taiwan authorities, Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
Source: CGTN | 2019/9/17 12:34:49