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HK elects 36 new-term deputies to China's top legislature

Thirty-six people, out of a total of 49 candidates, from different sectors of the Hong Kong society were elected on Tuesday as deputies to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/19 18:11:23

Tibet to build more funeral homes

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region will build five funeral homes and renovate two by 2020, as cremation is increasingly accepted by Tibetan people.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/18 17:15:41

Macao holds int'l parade to mark 18th anniversary of return to motherland

The government of China's Macao Special Administrative Region on Sunday afternoon held an international parade to mark the 18th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/17 20:08:15

HK mulls stock listing rules reform to woo tech firms

The Hong Kong stock market has decided to take a big step forward to broaden its listing regime, in a bid to embrace new economy.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 23:23:36

Xi underscores unswerving adherence to "one country, two systems"

President Xi Jinping on Friday reaffirmed the central government's long-term and unswerving adherence to the principle of "one country, two systems" in Hong Kong and Macao, when he met with chief executives of the two special administrative regions.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 21:52:21

Premier Li meets with Hong Kong and Macao chief executives

Premier Li Keqiang Friday pledged full support for law-based governance by the governments of Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions (SARs) when meeting with the leaders of the two regions.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 21:50:04

Yearender: Macao making strong recovery from Typhoon Hato disaster

Walking on the jogging trail circling Colina da Guia, the highest hill on the Macao peninsula, tourists would probably be surprised to find that the hill, once covered in rich and varied vegetation, now has fewer trees and thinner grass on its southeastern slope.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 11:28:59

Mainland, Hong Kong renew notification mechanism on criminal cases

The Chinese mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Thursday signed new arrangements for a notification mechanism on criminal cases.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 8:05:55

Mainland voices opposition to 'Taiwan independence' secessionist activities: spokesperson

The Chinese mainland resolutely opposes "Taiwan independence" secessionist activities in any form, including the so-called referendum, a spokesperson said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/13 19:17:09

Top political advisor calls for peaceful reunification across Taiwan Strait

Chinese top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng said Monday the mainland will uphold "peaceful reunification" and the "one country, two systems" principle.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/11 22:32:34

Mainland envoy's Taiwan 'unifying' statement to become official warning: experts

The remarks of a senior Chinese diplomat on "unifying" Taiwan island by force is expected to be an official warning from the mainland, experts said Sunday, suggesting that the island's media, who appear in shock, should study China's Anti-Secession Law.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/10 22:33:40

Taiwan's exports up 14 pct in November

Taiwan's exports grew at a double-digit pace in November on the back of solid demand for electronic parts ahead of the holiday season, local finance authority statistics showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/9 16:39:10

Hong Kong immigration department smashes bogus marriage syndicate

The Immigration Department of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government Friday said a bogus marriage syndicate was smashed in an operation in Hong Kong on Wednesday, when five people were arrested.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/8 22:40:49

HKSAR chief executive orders probe into athlete's sexual abuse complaint

Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said on Thursday that she has asked the police to look into a sexual abuse complaint raised by a female athlete.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 1:38:08

Smog to continue in southern Taiwan

Smog is likely to continue to shroud southern Taiwan into the weekend, after the island Wednesday experienced its worst air pollution since August this year, the island's environment watchdog said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/30 16:24:10

Mainland spokesman says trial of Taiwanese man used to create "political hype"

A spokesperson of the Chinese mainland said any attempt to use the trial and sentencing of Taiwanese Lee Ming-che for "political hype" would fail.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/29 14:41:30

Hong Kong hosts forum to promote cultural cooperation in Asia

Cultural ministers and senior officials of 10 Asian countries gathered on Tuesday at a cultural cooperation forum hosted by the government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) to exchange views on the furtherance of cultural cooperation in Asia.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/29 3:51:56

Mainland stands as evolving magnet for Taiwan entrepreneurs

Just one year after Taiwan authorities allowed Taiwanese to visit their relatives in the Chinese mainland in 1987, Foxconn Founder and Chairman Terry Gou answered the call of Chinese mainland to encourage Taiwanese to invest in its vast market by setting up the company's first factory in the coastal city of Shenzhen.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/28 16:50:14