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HK's new police chief could be 'more decisive' in stopping riots

China's State Council on Tuesday appointed Tang Ping-keung as Commissioner of Police of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), replacing Lo Wai-chung, as experts and retired senior police officers noted that Tang could be more decisive and tougher in helping stop violence and chaos in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 12:18:40

Central govt final arbiter of Basic Law issues

China's top legislature and the State Council, China's cabinet, voiced strong opposition to the latest ruling of Hong Kong High Court on the anti-mask law, indicating such ruling blatantly defies the authorities of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee and of the chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, thus circumventing the Basic law.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 12:10:35

Carrie Lam: Peacefully solving the unrest is a priority

Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Carrie Lam, emphasized that peacefully solving the unrest is the priority. The remarks were made on Tuesday at a press conference in Hong Kong.
Source: CGTN | 2019/11/19 11:03:19

New Hong Kong police commissioner appointed

China's State Council on Tuesday appointed Tang Ping-keung as Commissioner of Police of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), replacing Lo Wai-chung.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 9:50:31

HK High Court's ruling on anti-mask law will worsen situation: experts

A ruling on Monday by Hong Kong's High Court that the anti-mask law enforced by the city government to quell months-long radical protests was “unconstitutional” will only complicate the already tense situation in ignorance of how severe violence has spread in Hong Kong, legal experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 21:33:39

China's legislative body expresses deep concern over HK High Court's ruling on anti-mask law

The Legislative Affairs Commission of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress expresses deep concern over the Hong Kong's High Court ruling related to the Emergency Regulations Ordinance, a spokesperson said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 9:19:57

NPC spokesperson expresses deep concern over HK court ruling

The Legislative Affairs Commission of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress expresses deep concern over the Hong Kong's High Court ruling related to the Emergency Regulations Ordinance, a spokesperson said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 8:22:14

Hong Kong police correct campus standoff rumors

The Hong Kong police on Monday clarified rumors that it raided the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) on Sunday night and Monday morning, saying it only conducted arrests and dispersion operations after the rioters lingered on the campus despite police's warning and kept challenging police.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 20:58:39

HK rioters go 'completely hysterical' after turning PolyU into battlefield frontlines

Violence flared on Sunday as Polytechnic University (PolyU) of Hong Kong was turned into a warzone as clashes between rioters and police moved to the campus.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 1:25:04

Western media sensation over PLA on HK street blasted

Unwarranted speculation spread by Western media, which reported that soldiers with the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison who helped remove obstacles in front of their barracks on Saturday was an intrusion of the Basic Law, is an example of the media's "rhetorical trap," said an analyst.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 17:28:39

Student bodies slammed for protest support

Chinese students in the UK urged campuses not to serve political ends after student unions including those at the University of Cambridge, University of Oxford and Durham University posted details of events in support of Hong Kong rioters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 0:43:39

Central govt sends strongest signal over ending violence in HK

A daily prime-time news program in China that delivers the most important political signals to the public on Saturday spent one third of its time broadcasting four separate pieces that are related to President Xi Jinping's remarks on the current situation in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 23:48:40

Tougher actions urged after police officer shot by arrow

A police officer from the Force Media Liaison Cadre (FMLC) of Hong Kong Police Force was hit by an arrow on Sunday during a dispersal work, as calls for frontline police officers to be allowed to use tougher law enforcement measures amid malicious, potentially lethal mob attacks have been reinforced.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 19:23:39

Hong Kong school classes to remain suspended Monday

Education Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on Sunday announced to extend school class suspension to Monday over safety concerns.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/17 14:09:23

PLA cleaning up rioters' mess an appropriate move

Dozens of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison soldiers, in their casual clothes, cleaned up the mess on the road left by rioters on Saturday, nearby the Hong Kong Baptist University. Such social work was applauded by local residents passing by, and analysts said the cleaning up activity is in line with related laws.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/16 18:59:45

HK university heads criticized for condoning rioters

Heads of nine Hong Kong universities for the first time issued a joint statement on Friday accusing the government of not meeting protesting students' demands and not taking effective measures to stop violence on campuses in the past few days, which was criticized by experts and students from the mainland as a fence-sitting act by the university heads.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/16 16:44:23

GT exclusive interview with HK Legislative Council member Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee


Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/11/16 0:07:25

External meddling in HK 'doomed to fail'

The meddling of external forces in Hong Kong's affairs will surely face countermeasures from China and eventually backfire, as their interests were also tied to one of Asia's financial hubs, observers said while criticizing foreign forces' constant agitation of the city's five-month unrest.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/15 22:53:41