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Hong Kong to shut down several mainland-bound ports, including Luohu, Lok Ma Chau and Huanggang ports effective Tuesday

As part of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus, HongKong will shut down several mainland-bound customs, including Luohu, Lok Ma Chau, and Huanggang port effective Tuesday, only Shenzhen Bay and HK-Zhuhai-Macao bridge ports will continue to function: CarrieLam
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/3 17:36:24

Two homemade bombs found on train in Hong Kong: police

The Hong Kong police said two homemade bombs were found Sunday on a train arriving at Hong Kong's Lo Wu station, condemning the perpetrators for "taking a big step towards terrorism."
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/3 9:40:20

Tsai's WHO call 'repetitive manipulation'

Observers in the Chinese mainland said that Tsai Ing-wen's "repetitive" political manipulation is doomed to fail, after the Taiwan regional leader cried out for Taiwan to join the World Health Organization (WHO) but snubbed the mainland regarding medical cooperation and banned mask exports amid the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/3 0:38:39

Hong Kong suspends high-speed train service to mainland amid coronavirus outbreak

HK government said the authorities will halt issuing entry permit to mainland individual tourists and suspend high-speed railway service to and from the mainland amid the coronavirus outbreak: Carrie Lam
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/28 17:15:04

Hong Kong police condemn violent acts on Lunar New Year's day

Hong Kong police condemned violent acts of rioters who blocked roads and assaulted police officers in Mong Kok on Saturday, the first day of the Lunar New Year.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/26 14:50:14

Confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia rise to 5 in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has reported three more cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to five.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/25 10:35:16

Hong Kong police make 4 arrests for explosion in December

Hong Kong police have arrested another four suspects involved in an explosion last month in Tuen Mun and seized weapons from imitation firearms to bows and arrows that threaten public security.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/24 16:18:24

Should Chinese mainland's preferential policies toward Taiwan continue?


Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 13:54:36

Is there any chance of decoupling between ties across the Taiwan Straits?


Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 13:43:18

HK rioters tired due to shortage of funding

The Hong Kong turmoil has continued for more than seven months, and now, a few days ahead of Chinese New Year, many protesters and rioters have expressed their tiredness and sense of failure, with observers noting that due to the public desire to restore peace, firm law enforcement by the police and national sanctions against foreign forces, the source of chaos has been effectively contained.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 20:23:40

Hong Kong suspends import of poultry products from areas in Hungary, Poland

The food safety authority of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) announced Thursday to suspend the import of poultry products from areas in Hungary and Poland due to bird flu outbreaks there.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 19:40:34

Retail giants to close HK stores amid shrinking tourism, sales

Hong Kong retail giants Chow Tai Fook (CTF) and Sa Sa announced they would close stores in the city while actively exploring the market in the mainland and surrounding countries amid the shrinking tourism market in Hong Kong from the impact of months-long social unrest.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 18:43:40

Adhering to 1992 Consensus unshakable foundation for peaceful, stable cross-Strait ties: spokesman

Adhering to the 1992 Consensus that embodies the one-China principle is the unshakable foundation for the peaceful and stable development of relations between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait, a mainland spokesperson said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 9:07:00

Taiwan's RMB deposits rise in December

The renminbi-denominated deposit balance of Taiwan's financial institutions increased to 261.03 billion yuan (about 37.9 billion U.S. dollars) at the end of December, according to the island's monetary authority.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 9:03:07

Police arrest HK students in bomb-making lab

Hong Kong police raid powerful pipe bomb lab in a residential building on Tuesday.
Source: People's Daily | 2020/1/16 8:45:55

'Reunification by force' sentiment provoked by DPP: spokesperson

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Taiwan secessionist forces have provoked a growing sentiment in the Chinese mainland to reunify the island of Taiwan by military force, a spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 0:43:40

Hong Kong calls off Lunar New Year fireworks display amid unrest

China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government announced on Wednesday the cancellation of the 2020 Lunar New Year Fireworks Display.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/15 15:52:44

'Reunification by force' sentiment provoked by DPP: spokesperson

The growing sentiment of reunifying the island of Taiwan by military force among some Chinese mainland netizens is a result provoked by actions of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Taiwan secessionist forces, spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council said on Wednesday, urging the latter to introspect upon where they want to lead cross-Straits relations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 13:17:48