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Enacting anti-mask law is legitimate move, echoing global practice

Enacting an anti-mask law is in line with global practice and a legitimate move which would help Hong Kong SAR government deal with spiraling violence and riot, which are leading the city into the abyss, legal experts and government representatives say.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/4 21:38:47

Central govt agencies firmly support HK's mask ban to end riots

Central government agencies, major political groups, lawmakers, and many ordinary Hongkongers on Friday voiced their support to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government for enacting the anti-mask law amid spiraling rampage in the city, which will help police handle rioters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/4 20:14:23

Liaison office of China's central govt in HK supports anti-mask law

Liaison office of China's central govt in HK supports anti-mask law
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/10/4 19:45:06

Hong Kong society hails mask ban to end violence

Major political groups, lawmakers, and ordinary Hongkongers applauded the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government for enacting the anti-mask law amid spiraling rampage in the city, which will help police handle rioters.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/10/4 19:26:33

Officer fires shot at rioter in self-defense: HK police chief

Hong Kong police chief confirmed late Tuesday night that a police officer was cornered to fire a shot at a rioter after he was besieged and attacked by radicals, which put the officer's life in danger.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/2 2:06:54

Violence leaves over 100 injured, 2 in critical condition in 18th week of HK riots

Violent protest injured 31 people and left two in critical condition from various parts of Hong Kong Tuesday, hospital sources said, as the city was engulfed by 18 consecutive weeks of riots that again descended into lawlessness.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/1 20:50:36

Patriotic display

A group of Hong Kong citizens wave the Chinese national flags and the flags of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as they gather at Victoria Park in Hong Kong on Sunday for a patriotic event to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
Source: VCG | 2019/9/30 1:28:40

HK govt condemns Sunday rampage of violence, arson

Black-clad protesters set fire to places across Hong Kong Sunday, following an illegal gathering kicking off at the Causeway Bay toward Admiralty. Such violent scenarios have continued over past months, putting the city on edge.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/29 23:41:12

HK riots and 'Occupy Central' a color revolution

Neither the Occupy Central in 2014 nor this year's anti-extradition bill protest has anything to do with Hong Kong's political reform but a well-plotted color revolution, labor union representatives and experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/29 22:28:40

Chinese netizens welcome HK police officer to Beijing for 70th anniversary

Hong Kong police sergeant Lau Chak-kei, who was invited to participate in the celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, said that he looks forward to seeing the fireworks, climbing the Great Wall and eating roast duck in Beijing, and many Chinese internet users extended a warm welcome to him.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/29 21:36:50

Denise Ho gets splashed with paint in Taiwan

Denise Ho Wan-see, a Hong Kong singer and Hong Kong secessionist of Canadian nationality, got red paint splashed on her by two masked men at an interview during an anti-Beijing parade held on the island of Taiwan on Sunday, and an expert said that collusion between separatist forces in Taiwan and Hong Kong will only cause instability and conflicts across the Taiwan Straits and will not gain people's support from both sides.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/29 21:18:40

Hong Kong people denounce Hong Kong-related act passed by US congressional committees

Passage of the so-called Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act 2019 by two US congressional committees showed endorsement to violent protesters and would further stoke violence in Hong Kong, said local residents and organizations.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/29 9:27:27

HK, Macao residents celebrate 70th PRC anniversary in creative events

As Tuesday marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, residents in Hong Kong and Macao organized various activities to celebrate and express their strong love for the motherland.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/28 19:28:40

China condemns US congressional approval of Hong Kong bill

China's Foreign Ministry expressed its anger and firm opposition to the US approval of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/26 13:49:08

Lam holds first dialogue to end unrest

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Thursday night held her first community dialogue session with residents, in an effort to end persistent political unrest in the city through peaceful dialogues.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/26 23:28:40

HK's New World Development donates farmland for building of new homes

New World Development, one of the Hong Kong's big four property conglomerates, announced it would donate 3 million square feet (270,000 sq m) of farmland to build new homes - nearly one-fifth of its farmland reserves - amid Hong Kong's housing crisis that has been partly blamed for violent protests in recent months.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/26 17:08:40

More HK lawmakers support anti-mask law

Hong Kong's law authority is studying the anti-mask law as more pro-establishment legislators and officials in Hong Kong called for invoking the law to forbid the use of masks in public gatherings to end the violence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/25 23:13:40

Taiwan-based airlines free to choose whether to use new Beijing airport: spokesperson

Airlines in Taiwan are free to choose whether to use the newly opened Beijing Daxing International Airport according to relevant civil aviation arrangements, said a Chinese mainland spokesperson Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/25 17:55:56