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HK govt, police condemn rioters after police officer slashed in the neck amid Sunday rampage

A spokesperson for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government strongly condemned rioters after widespread violence erupted in the city Sunday, which saw a police officer slashed in the neck with sharp objects.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/10/14 1:24:25

Macao applies to set up exchange

The government of Macao is mulling setting up a securities exchange in the special administrative region, a move that Chinese experts said should boost the internationalization of the yuan.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 22:23:41

Cruz plays politics tricks, aims at inciting color revolution: observers

China on Sunday strongly condemned US Republican senator Ted Cruz for interfering in Hong Kong's affairs, harboring Hong Kong rioters and smearing Hong Kong police, warning him not to act wildly on Chinese territory.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 18:13:39

HKSAR justice secretary says due consideration given to human rights in devising anti-mask regulation

The secretary for justice of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government stressed on Sunday that the anti-mask regulation will help reduce act of violence and in devising the new regulation the HKSAR government has given due consideration to human rights guarantees.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/13 12:58:08

Hong Kong police dismiss abuse rumors

Hong Kong police on Friday refuted rumors which smear the police force and damage its credibility, accusing them of having ulterior motives and attempting to tear apart society.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/11 22:03:40

HK teacher pushes patriotic values despite violence

“Even in the darkest moment, I will still try my best to pass the patriotic value to my students,” said the Hong Kong Polytechnic University professor who was abused by radical students for calling for an end to violence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/11 21:13:40

Online petition launched in Hong Kong against "black terror"

An online petition was launched on Thursday in Hong Kong by a community group to express opposition to the violence by black-clad masked rioters and to rally public support for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government and police in ending violence and restoring order.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/11 15:14:28

Tsai blaming mainland for poor performance 'absurd,' experts say

Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen made a speech at the Double Tenth Day commemoration on Thursday, which was slammed by experts as being full of separatist absurdity and hostile thinking against the Chinese mainland, which will only bring instability and confrontation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 23:58:40

Street violence spills over to campus in HK

In a Hong Kong engulfed by the months-long protest and where radical protesters demand absolute freedom, one cannot even finish talks without being rudely interrupted by those holding different political views.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 23:53:40

Chinese fans tear up tickets to protest NBA game in Shanghai amid tweet backlash

Chinese fans boycotted a controversial US National Basketball Association (NBA) game in Shanghai on Thursday by tearing up tickets they bought, others attended it but showed patriotism and expressed discontent with NBA at the sports center.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 23:48:40

Foreign firms should adhere to China's laws

Foreign firms are welcomed to invest in China, but they should adhere to Chinese laws and respect Chinese people's sentiments, especially involving the riots in Hong Kong, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in response to Apple removing an app on Thursday that helps rioters track police movements and dodge them.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 21:38:40

Youth education makes Macao shining example of 'one country, two systems' principle

Macao is celebrating its 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) this year. It has been a shining example of the "one country, two systems" principle since its return to the motherland in 1999.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 15:28:40

Chinese netizens hail Apple's removal of app that aids HK rioters

Following massive backlash from the Chinese mainland, US tech giant Apple on Thursday removed a controversial app that can help Hong Kong rioters track police movements.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 14:23:45

HKSAR gov't shares S&P's observations on Hong Kong's near-future credit strength

The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said Wednesday that it shares S&P's observations on Hong Kong's strong economic and financial fundamentals, which will continue to underpin its credit strength in the near future.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/10 10:44:42

HK student radicals turn schools into political battlegrounds by insulting anti-protester teachers

A college professor in Hong Kong who supports the newly enacted anti-mask law was held up by a group of students who verbally insulted him and pointed laser pen toward him, turning the classroom into a battleground.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/10/10 2:54:06

HKFA fined as local fans boo national anthem

FIFA, the world football governing body, fined the Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) on Wednesday after local fans booed the Chinese national anthem at a 2022 World Cup qualifier against Iran last month.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/9 23:43:40

Chinese hail Blizzard for punishing player for supporting HK riots

US gaming company Blizzard is winning more support among Chinese players and netizens after the firm announced it would punish an e-sports player who voiced support for the Hong Kong riots at a company-sponsored tournament.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/9 22:43:41

HKers need 'pragmatic political view'

Months of anti-government protests and riots exposed the misunderstanding of some Hong Kong people on the "one country, two systems" principle, and it is time to establish a politically pragmatic view on where the central government draws the bottom line, a Hong Kong top think tank adviser told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/9 22:28:40