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HKSAR gov't urges political figures to stop asking for foreign intervention in Hong Kong affairs

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government expressed on Friday deep regret over the spreading of untrue claims overseas in recent days by some Hong Kong political figures who urged foreign governments or legislatures to interfere with the affairs of the HKSAR.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/6 23:41:31

Public security minister meets with HK police chief in show of support

The central government and Ministry of Public Security always firmly back the Hong Kong police and will continue to support the Hong Kong police in law enforcement, China's State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Zhao Kezhi said while meeting with Hong Kong Police Commissioner Chris Tang Ping-keung in Beijing on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/6 21:40:41

Hong Kong police seize 59 bottles of dangerous chemicals stolen by rioters from university laboratories

The Hong Kong police said Friday that they have seized in a park 59 bottles of dangerous chemicals suspected to be stolen by rioters from university laboratories.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/6 20:11:23

Unrest causes over 2 pct GDP slip in Hong Kong: official

Out of the 2.9-percent gross domestic product slip in the third quarter in Hong Kong, over 2 percentage points were caused by the prolonged social unrest, a senior official of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/6 20:08:03

HK legislator Junius Ho granted honorary doctorate, criticizes 'flawed' Western academic freedom

Hong Kong lawmaker Junius Ho Kwan-yiu received an honorary doctorate in law at the China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) on Friday in Beijing, after a British university stripped him of one.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/6 20:03:40

Motion to unseat Lam blocked in HK LegCo

A motion initiated by opposition camp lawmakers to remove Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam from office failed to pass through the Legislative Council on Thursday, and pro-establishment lawmakers noted that passing the motion could only bring more chaos.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/5 23:53:40

Lam: HK must strengthen education on Constitution

Hong Kong people, especially civil servants, need to strengthen their national awareness and identity, and education on the Chinese Constitution and the Basic Law, Chinese officials and experts said Wednesday at a forum in Hong Kong to commemorate national Constitution Day, and they also said national security legislation in the city is necessary since the foreign forces continuously interfere in Hong Kong affairs in the months-long turmoil.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/4 23:03:41

HK police chief to pay courtesy call to Beijing

Hong Kong Police Commissioner Chris Tang Ping-keung will travel to Beijing on Friday for an expected visit to the Ministry of Public Security and the State Council.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/5 15:18:40

Game targeting Hong Kong 'traitors' popular on mainland social media

An online game calling on players to hunt down traitors who seek to separate Hong Kong from China and fuel street violence has reportedly begun to attract players across Chinese mainland social media platforms.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/4 23:53:41

HK police probes alleged neo-Nazis

Hong Kong police said they are investigating several alleged Ukrainian neo-Nazis, who have reportedly gained the support of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and participated in anti-government protests in the city that triggered public panic.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/4 22:13:40

NGOs get financial support from US govt, smear China

Since attacking China has become "politically correct" in the US, US NGOs now work with media, think-tanks and US politicians to hype sensitive topics, especially those on China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Tibet Autonomous Region and Taiwan. They have tried hard to make trouble for China and to contain China, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/4 2:01:40

National identity, legislation improvement behind success of Macao Basic Law

Against the backdrop of months of social unrest in Hong Kong, a grand forum to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the implementation of the Basic Law in Macao Special Administrative Region was held in Beijing on Tuesday with experts and officials discussing reasons for its success.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/3 23:43:40

Hong Kong to roll out more relief measures: chief executive

Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said Tuesday that more relief measures will be rolled out soon to help businesses and residents weather out economic hardship, following three rounds of such policies adopted during the past months.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/3 16:53:37

HK will follow central govt sanctions on US

The government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will act according to requirements of the central government in implementing countermeasures against the US that were announced by the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said at the press conference held on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/3 13:38:16

Beijing forum explores success of Macao Basic Law amid HK unrest

Against the backdrop of months of unrest in Hong Kong, a grand forum to memorialize the 20th anniversary of the implementation of the Basic Law in Macao was held in Beijing on Tuesday morning.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/3 12:50:25

Continued riots show HK opposition camp a pawn of external forces

Far from many people's expectations and predictions, rioters in Hong Kong continued setting fire, vandalizing public facilities, attacking police vehicles and officers over the weekend after the conclusion of city district council election.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/2 22:58:40

China sanctions US over HK

The Chinese Foreign Ministry announced the first wave of countermeasures against the US on Monday since the US passed and signed the so-called Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act and continued its interference in China's domestic affairs in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/2 20:13:40

Coast Guard intensifies maritime patrols near Hong Kong

The China Coast Guard has launched frequent patrols in waters between South China's Guangdong Province and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/2 17:25:49