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National flag desecration punishable by law: analysts, public

In another patriotic move, Hong Kong residents raised the Chinese national flag in Victoria Harbor late Monday night, after protesters removed it from the Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry Pier and threw it into the harbor earlier the day. This was the second such act in two days.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/6 0:58:21

Strikes jeopardize life in Hong Kong

Life in Hong Kong was severely jeopardized by the "three strikes" campaign which started on Monday, after protests raged across the city over the weekend in a violent manner.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/5 23:03:40

Hong Kong society strongly condemns act of flinging Chinese national flag into sea

People from all walks of life in Hong Kong have expressed their indignation over the act by some radicals of flinging the Chinese national flag into the sea.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/5 13:23:27

HK leader warns HK on verge of 'dangerous situation'

“I don't think at this point in time resignation of myself or some of my colleagues will provide a better solution,” Lam told a press conference in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/5 13:08:39

Vandalizing symbol of Hong Kong's autonomy will be punished by law: expert

Experts on Sunday strongly condemned the rioters for vandalizing the Golden Bauhinia blakeana statue in Hong Kong, which is widely seen as a symbol of Hong Kong's autonomy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/5 1:50:03

Carrie Lam: Protests will push HK into a 'very dangerous situation'

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Monday condemned the latest string of violent acts that "disrespected national dignity" and said such acts will push Hong Kong into a "very dangerous" situation.
Source: CGTN | 2019/8/5 12:57:41

HKSAR gov't says protests beyond rational limit, not to condone illegal acts

A spokesman for China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said on Sunday that recent protests in Hong Kong have gone far beyond the limits of peaceful and rational protests for which the HKSAR government and general public will not condone under any circumstances.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/5 7:14:28

HK patriots come to the fore

A video featuring patriotic people raising the Chinese national flag and singing the national anthem at Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor early Sunday morning, which was recorded by a Global Times reporter, has become a hit on China's social media, with the topic "Hongkongers raise the national flag again" receiving 430 million views and prompting 99,000 comments as of press time.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/4 22:03:40

Hong Kong riots 'secessionist' movement in essence

Protests in Hong Kong hijacked by anti-mainland activists have escalated into riots and disrupted operations of a world financial and trade hub.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/4 19:13:39

Hong Kong residents rally to denounce violence, support police force

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents gathered at a park on Saturday afternoon to express their strong opposition to violence and firm support to the police force.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/4 9:32:04

Support pours in for Hong Kong police

Infuriated and frustrated over radical elements in Hong Kong and their foreign conspirators' persistent attacks on the city's police force, which has been under tremendous pressure since June, some police officers, even their family members, said they have been constantly attacked by radical anti-government protesters, while Western media and some Hong Kong press gave no voice to them.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/2 0:43:39

HK radical forces distort truth, smear police

As Hong Kong authorities moved forward with riot charges against dozens of radical protesters in their first major legal action after violence and chaos persisted in the city for weeks, anti-government forces in the city and beyond launched more physical and verbal attacks against the police.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/1 0:07:09

No compromise with "black sheep" attempting to disrupt Hong Kong's social order: Tung Chee-hwa

Tung Chee-hwa, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, said here Wednesday that continuous turmoil and violence have severely damaged Hong Kong's rule of law and business environment, while also spoiling the confidence of the international community in Hong Kong and even the relationship between the mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/1 10:25:03

Violence in HK touches bottom line, 'intolerable': PLA commander

The commander of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Garrison in Hong Kong on Wednesday condemned recent violence on the streets of Hong Kong and vowed to firmly safeguard China's sovereignty and national security.
Source: | 2019/7/31 23:49:46

White House should tell Hong Kong extremists to stop violence: FM

China mocked on Wednesday the US claim of Chinese military activities near Hong Kong as the Foreign Ministry demanded the White House contribute to peace rather than violence in the special administrative region of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/31 19:58:41

True story behind 'HK police pointing guns at protesters'

Source: Global Times | 2019/7/31 13:13:45

Hong Kong police charge 45 people following illegal assembly

Police force of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region said on Tuesday that 45 people were charged with rioting, assaulting police officer and possession of offensive weapons respectively after a recent illegal assembly.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/31 7:29:19

Central government hails Hong Kong police

The central government on Monday saluted the Hong Kong Police Force and stressed that the priority at the moment is to punish the violent criminals and bring peace and stability back to Hong Kong society.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/29 22:38:40