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Self-proclaimed Chinese spy confesses to fraud involving $17,000, court video shows

The self-proclaimed Chinese spy Wang Liqiang who applied for political asylum in Australia confessed his fraud case involving 120,000 yuan ($17,000) in a Chinese court in 2016, admitting he had "a weak legal awareness," a video the court exclusively sent to the Global Times on Wednesday showed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/27 21:04:20

'One country, two systems' still starting point for HK work

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) should tackle all the issues in line with the "one country, two systems" principle in future and the so-called "victory for democracy" was just a slogan, Tam Yiu-chung, former chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/26 22:43:41

West launches public opinion war against China over HK

A report by Reuters alleging China's central government was considering replacing its liaison office in Hong Kong was slammed by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs commissioner office in Hong Kong on Tuesday, as Chinese observers noted that foreign interference won't stop and what China can do is to find a new way to strengthen its governance and safeguard national security in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/26 21:43:40

Western media's reports about HK too absurd to be true

On Tuesday, Reuters published a report that said a crisis command center for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region had been set up on the mainland, and the official liaison personnel to HKSAR were to be changed, citing as the source "people familiar with the matter".
Source: China Daily | 2019/11/26 20:10:54

HK elections spark reflection

While pan-democrats scored a big win in the 2019 Hong Kong District Council elections on Sunday, the pro-establishment group and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government called for a thorough introspection of deep-rooted social issues while saying the election was "entangled with emotion," which has also been highly politicized amid the ongoing social unrest.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/25 22:33:41

HK new councilors should help end riots: ex-police chief

Hong Kong's former police chief expects newly elected district councilors to cooperate with the government and police to end the riots and restore social order, saying the election result will not affect the direction of police work in ending riots.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/26 0:33:39

Chinese hip-hop song satirizes US hypocrisy on HK

A hip-hop video talking about the violent situation in Hong Kong has gone viral on Chinese social media with many netizens saying that it shows young people's reflections on the double standards used by Western media when reporting the riots in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/25 22:37:15

New district councilors should cooperate with govt to end riot: former HK police chief

Hong Kong's former police chief expects newly elected district councilors to cooperate with the government and police to end the riots and restore social order, saying the election result will not affect the direction of police work in ending riots.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/25 12:39:54

Pan-democracy win should end violence in HK

Experts noted the win is not an indication that voters support violence, as putting an end to the city's chaos is still the utmost priority among Hong Kong residents, and the elections should be a turning point in ending the riots.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/11/25 9:22:46

Pro-establishment candidate Starry Lee Wai-king beats rival Leung Kwok-hung

Pro-establishment candidate Starry Lee Wai-king beated rival Leung Kwok-hung in district council elections, Hong Kong, early on Monday.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/11/25 2:00:26

HK voters flock to polls

A record number of Hong Kong residents flocked to polling stations on Sunday to cast their vote in district council elections, as more people were encouraged to vote this year following months of protests that morphed into violent riots.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/24 9:45:57

Hong Kong celebrities call for voters to fulfill duties, oppose violence

Many celebrities from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region have called on local residents to vote rationally in the district council election to say no to violence and restore social order.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/24 23:23:41

Polling closes in Hong Kong after voter turnout hits record high

Polling closes in Hong Kong after voter turnout hits record high
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/24 22:42:51

Fall of Taiwan film awards mirrors island's instability

Without the participation of superlative films and talented actors from the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, the glory of this year's Taiwan Golden Horse Film Festival seems to have faded compared with the mainland's top film festival, the Golden Rooster Awards.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/24 22:28:41

Chinese Marine Corps conducts amphibious landing drills, aims to win wars

The Chinese Marine Corps recently conducted comprehensive amphibious landing drills, in a move which experts said on Sunday aimed at gathering experience and winning wars, and the naval arm is a vanguard in safeguarding China's sovereignty and territorial integrity in the South China Sea and the island of Taiwan.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/24 20:23:40

Egyptian experts say US HK-related bill violates int'l law, interferes in China's internal affairs

The so-called Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 passed by the US Senate violates international law and norms, said Egyptian experts and political analysts.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/23 17:42:49

Hong Kong gears for district elections

Hong Kong society is going to all lengths for Sunday's district elections, although uncertainty still looms large over voters' safety and the city's future amid violence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/22 23:03:40

Remains of man hit by HK rioter's brick to be buried in mainland

The remains of the senior off-duty sanitation worker who died after being hit in the head by a brick hurled by a rioter in Hong Kong last week will be sent to the mainland, and will be buried next to his father's grave, Hong Kong media reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/22 22:43:41