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HK vows to further sharpen edges after being ranked as world's 2nd most competitive economy

The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) vowed on Thursday to consolidate Hong Kong's competitive edges after an annual global competitiveness ranking listed it as the world's second most competitive economy.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/24 11:12:59

Macao holds traditional Drunken Dragon Festival

The traditional Drunken Dragon Festival kicked off here in China's Macao Special Administrative Region on Tuesday, featuring Chinese drunken dragon performance, sacrifice offering, as well as providing dragon boat rice to audiences.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/22 18:04:43

DPP administration responsible for Taiwan's WHA absence: experts

Taiwan's current Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) administration should be held responsible for the island's absence from the ongoing World Health Assembly (WHA), according to Taipei-based experts.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/22 9:33:49

Hong Kong to refine regulation as complaints against drones double in 2 yrs

HONG KONG, May 17 (Xinhua) -- The number of complaints against drone operations received by Hong Kong's aviation authority more than doubled in 2017 compared with two years ago, latest figures from the aviation authority showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/17 13:05:53

Military exercises clear warning against "Taiwan independence": spokesperson

The recent military exercises performed by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) serve as a clear warning to "Taiwan independence" separatists, a Chinese mainland spokesperson said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/17 7:40:44

Mainland official pledges more development opportunities for Taiwan compatriots

The Chinese mainland's Taiwan affairs chief Wednesday said that the mainland would continue to advance cross-Strait exchanges and cooperation, and provide Taiwanese compatriots with more development opportunities.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/17 7:35:53

DPP administration should reflect on Taiwan's WHA absence: spokesperson

Taiwan's current Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) administration should reflect on the island's absence from the World Health Assembly (WHA) for two consecutive years, a Chinese mainland spokesperson said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/17 7:34:17

Chinese mainland promotes implementation of preferential policies for Taiwan: spokesperson

The Chinese mainland will continue to promote the implementation of the 31 preferential policies for Taiwan, An Fengshan, spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, said at a press conference Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/16 23:40:31

China to unveil Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao development plan soon: official

China will soon unveil and implement the development plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area to promote mutual beneficial cooperation in the region, China's top economic planner said on Wednesday. "Related policies are currently being formulated and will be released soon when the work is complete," Meng Wei, spokesperson for the National Development and Reform Commission, told a press briefing.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/16 23:40:03

More institutions in Macao offer vocational training

A total of 57 institutions in China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) offered vocational training courses last year, an increase of six compared with that in 2016, the SAR's statistics service said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/16 10:29:40

Macao to hold int'l infrastructure investment forum in June

The 9th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum (IIICF) will open on June 7, the special administrative region (SAR)'s Trade and Investment Promotion Institute said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/15 21:19:30

Hong Kong students achieve outstanding results at Asian Physics Olympiad

Hong Kong middle school students have won one gold, one silver and three bronze medals and an honourable mention at the 19th Asian Physics Olympiad (APhO), according to a press release from China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on May 14.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/15 11:34:32

Xi supports HKSAR to contribute to national sci-tech development

President Xi Jinping has called for enhanced cooperation in science and technology between the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the mainland, vowing support for the region to become an international center of innovative technology and for HKSAR scientists to contribute to national strength building in this regard.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/14 20:15:06

Taiwan groups protest US arms sales to Taiwan

Pro-reunification groups in Taiwan gathered in Kaohsiung Thursday to protest US arms sales to the island and ask for peaceful development across the Taiwan Strait.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/11 1:33:42

Hong Kong to launch tech talent scheme

China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government Tuesday announced that it will launch the Technology Talent Admission Scheme (TechTAS) to meet the demand for talent in the innovation and technology sector.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 1:41:55

Cross-Strait scholars asked to do more for national reunification

Scholars from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan have been asked to do more to promote national reunification.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/6 6:44:02

5.2-magnitude quake hits waters near Taiwan: CENC

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolted the waters off Taiwan's Hualien County at 7:47 a.m. Wednesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/2 9:17:19

Cross-strait book fair to be held in Taiwan

The 14th Cross-Strait Book Fair will be held in Taiwan from Aug. 16 to 23, organizers announced Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/27 11:02:33