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HK chief announces four-action plan to end unrest

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Wednesday announced a four-action plan, including formal withdrawal of an extradition bill, and responded to "five demands" made by protesters, in what she calls a starting point for moving the city forward from months of unrest that have "shocked and saddened" Hong Kong residents.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/9/4 19:15:44

Mainland students unite amid HK turbulence

Mainland students who have studied hard to get enrolled at prestigious Hong Kong universities are trying to focus on studies and finding a way out amid the simmering tensions across campuses.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 19:08:40

Hong Kong has not acted enough to detach from colonial past, experts argue

Chan Man Hung, director of the One Belt One Road Research Institute at Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Hong Kong, wrote last year that the colonial system had largely remained in Hong Kong and the necessary decolonization work had not been done, adding that this work should start with education and young students.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 17:59:52

How Reuters reveals its bias over HK unrest with two 'exclusive' reports

On Friday afternoon, as radical elements in Hong Kong were planning for massive protests in the city the next day, Reuters dropped what it billed as an exclusive report that suggested that China's central government earlier in the summer had rejected a proposal from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR)'s Chief Executive Carrie Lam to drop an extradition bill to appease protesters.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/9/4 0:49:12

Liverpool FC asks HK fan group to remove statement of boycotting police fans

Liverpool FC, the current UEFA Champion League's holder, has asked their Official Liverpool Supporters Club Hong Kong to remove statements on their Facebook page in support of boycotting fan members who are Hong Kong police.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 0:23:12

Hong Kong mob gets harsh warning

Chinese State Council's Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office on Tuesday issued harsh warning to radical protesters, saying some of the radical protesters have shown clear signs of color revolution and terrorism.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 23:38:40

Central govt reaffirms strong support for Lam

The Chinese central government on Tuesday reiterated its firm support for Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor's efforts to put an end to violence, and said the situation in Hong Kong has improved but remained grim.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 22:33:40

Beijing reiterates firm support for HK Chief Executive Carrie Lam

China's Hong Kong affairs office on Tuesday reiterated its firm support for Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor's efforts to put an end to violent protests and said the central government hopes order will be restored in the SAR as soon as possible.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 17:10:08

Zara faces Chinese boycott after suspected support for strike in HK

The Spanish fashion giant Zara is the subject of a boycott from Chinese consumers after media reported the brand was suspected of supporting Hong Kong's radical protests by suspending business on Monday amid a wider-range of strikes in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 0:13:21

Hong Kong bakery faces boycott for board member's pro-riot posts

Chinese mainland internet users called for a boycott and mainland e-commerce platforms?removed the products of Taipan Bread&Cakes, a Hong Kong-based snowy moon cake manufacturer, after the company founder's son posted pictures on social media in support of ongoing Hong Kong riots.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/2 23:43:41

Mainland netizens slam HK fans for sacrificing soccer for politics by boycotting police members

Chinese football fans were furious after screenshots from Facebook went viral on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo on Sunday showing that more than 20 European soccer clubs' Hong Kong fans groups are collectively boycotting their members who are Hong Kong Police.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/2 23:20:11

Beijing urges better school military training

China's central authorities issued a notice to educational institutions, schools and military organs to strengthen military training and patriotic education among students this year amid escalating Hong Kong riots.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/2 20:48:40

HK govt reiterates opposition to school strikes

The Hong Kong Special Administration Region (HKSAR) government on Monday reiterated its opposition to school strikes as around 70,000 primary and secondary school students welcomed their first day of new school year following the weekend unrest which left the city in chaos.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/2 17:16:36

Hong Kong organization appeals to local schools to end bullying of children of police officers

A widely-supported Hong Kong alliance that advocates for stability and eradicating violence published a letter on Monday, the first day of the new semester, calling for an end to school bullying targeting the children of police officers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/2 17:13:39

Commissioner's office of Chinese foreign ministry rejects US congressmen's remarks on Hong Kong

The Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Sunday rejected some US congressmen's remarks on Hong Kong and strongly condemned their blatant interference in China's internal affairs.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/2 10:53:59

HK university urges students to cancel in-campus assembly

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has urged students to cancel Monday's planned in-campus assembly out of security concerns.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/2 9:33:39

Flight safely departs from HK after bomb threat

An outbound Shenzhen Airlines flight departing from Hong Kong International Airport that was reportedly carrying explosives left Sunday night after being cleared by police and airport security.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/1 23:44:39

HK govt, MTR, Airport authorities condemn continuous violent protests

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government, the MTR Corporation and the Hong Kong airport authority have condemned the continuous vandalism at MTR stations and airport, saying that these acts have endangered the safety of local residents and challenged the bottom line of "one country, two systems" principle.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/1 21:03:41