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HK man pleads guilty to desecrating national flag, awaits sentence

A man in Hong Kong pleaded guilty to desecrating the national flag on Tuesday at a court in Sha Tin, in a series of recent flag-related offences cases amid the time of Hong Kong unrest since June.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 0:00:55

Hong Kong chief executive tackles social, economic woes in policy speech

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Wednesday announced a slew of policy initiative to address social and economic challenges in the city and urged society to stop attacking each other and return to normalcy for the sake of Hong Kong's future.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 21:03:40

Chinese netizens slam US double standards in attacking LeBron

Chinese internet users slammed the double standards of US politicians and international media commentators for criticizing basketball superstar LeBron James over his calls to punish Houston Rockets General Manager Darly Morey for tweeting support for Hong Kong riots.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 23:23:40

Dress-up game changes face masks in design to counter Hong Kong rioters

The developer of Shining Nikki on Wednesday told the Global Times it changed the way of mask wearing on its characters' faces to "maintain a healthy and harmonious game environment" after some players used the game to back Hong Kong rioters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 23:18:40

A mainland student stands against radical HK youth that insulted her in CUHK

In the wake of the months-long turmoil in Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) organized a public dialogue on Thursday that was attended by students and alumni, with an attempt at opening a communication gateway between the university leaders and protesting students. During this forum, a mainland student's speech criticizing the extremity of Hong Kong's anti-government students garnered wide-scale support online, especially among mainland netizens.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 21:13:40

HK urged to ban face masks during protests

Hong Kong lawmaker Junius Ho Kwan-yiu on Monday urged the Hong Kong government to enact a law banning face masks during protests after black-clad rioters attacked police officers and residents over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 20:18:40

Lam announces 220 new initiatives in policy address to tackle economic, social woes despite disruption

Hong Kong Chief Executive on Wednesday announced a raft of initiatives, particularly measures to tackle housing issues, in a bid to address economic and social woes and restore order in the city which has been engulfed with the months-long anti-government protests and chaos.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 16:18:40

HKSAR chief executive stresses 'one country, two systems' in resolving impasse in Hong Kong

Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said on Wednesday that Hong Kong will be able to get out of the impasse as long as the principle of "one country, two systems" is accurately implemented.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/16 13:18:45

Game removes full-face masks leaving no room for secessionist players

An mobile game changed the way characters wear masks, which many say was because some players in Hong Kong were making use of the game to circulate secessionist slogans.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 12:47:17

China warns of countermeasures to US bill on HK

China warned of effective countermeasures after the US House of Representatives approved legislation that authorizes the US government to launch diplomatic action and economic sanctions against officials and law-enforcement personnel from China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 11:35:23

China strongly opposes US house passing of HK bill, vows to take countermeasures

The Hong Kong SAR Govt expressed regret over the passage of the "Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act" by the US Congress, and reiterated that foreign legislatures should not interfere in any form in the internal affairs of HK.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 9:01:14

HKSAR govt may consider drawing from discipline services quarters as 'special constable'

Hong Kong Special Administration Region government may consider seconding discipline services quarters as "temporary police" to help quell months of citywide anti-government violence and chaos.
Source: | 2019/10/16 1:18:56

US moves to lend support as demonstrations lose steam

The US House of Representative is expected to pass the so-called “Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act” on Tuesday (US time), almost the same time with Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor's policy address scheduled for Wednesday morning, which intended to solve underlying problem for the Hong Kong society.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 23:33:41

HK lawmakers call for social network curbs to stop inciting riots

Outspoken Hong Kong lawmaker Junius Ho Kwan-yiu on Tuesday urged the authorities to block LIHKG, a major social network platform used by protesters to incite violence and spread false information.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 22:08:40

HK police denounce unfair treatment, determined to fight for rule of law

The Hong Kong police will continue to fight for the rule of law and the future of Hong Kong, despite unfair treatment, said the head of a police association on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 20:13:40

'Too horrible' to see attacks, damages by masked rioters: HKSAR chief executive

Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that masked rioters' acts of vandalism, arson and attacks over the weekend were "extremely dangerous."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/15 15:39:37

Rioters use terror-like device

“They can be retired military, armed police and police officers from the mainland, or retired police officers from other parts of the world.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 0:13:39

HK rioters use terror-like phone-powered IED targeting police

An improvised explosive device (IED) linked to a mobile phone exploded Sunday night in Kowloon, the first such case in Hong Kong, police said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 19:16:58