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Visitors to Hong Kong drop 10 pct in first 11 months of 2019 for prolonged social unrest

The number of visitors to Hong Kong dropped 10 percent year-on-year to 52.72 million in the first 11 months of year 2019, according to the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/1 12:58:05

HKSAR chief executive visits Police Headquarters

Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam cheered on frontline police officers in a visit to the Police Headquarters on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/1 11:14:41

After chaotic 2019, Hong Kong SAR gov't calls for order, harmony in new year

Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam and several principal officials of the HKSAR government on Tuesday made a New Year's Resolution for Hong Kong, that is, to restore order and harmony.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/31 17:51:45

HKSAR gov't welcomes IMF report on HK's financial resilience

The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said Monday that it welcomed a report of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) saying that Hong Kong is well-placed to address economic challenges.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/30 19:24:55

HKSAR gov't to implement new round of measures to support SMEs

HKSAR gov't to implement new round of measures to support SMEs
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/30 15:48:20

132 college departments, institutes in Taiwan enroll no local students in 2019

A total of 132 college departments and institutes in Taiwan did not enroll any local students in the 2019 academic year, according to local media.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/30 10:32:28

Law amended to protect and attract Taiwan investment

The National People's Congress Standing Committee on Saturday approved an amendment to a law on Taiwan compatriots' investment to protect and welcome more investment from the island of Taiwan.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/29 23:09:13

Hong Kong TV channel regrets over show containing cursing of police

A TV drama channel owned by the son of Hong Kong's richest man said it "regrets deeply" after a show broadcast on Wednesday night was revealed to contain curses at Hong Kong police and supportive slogans for Hong Kong independence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/26 22:28:40

Mainland implements measures to benefit Taiwan compatriots

A total of 102 local governments in the Chinese mainland have implemented preferential policies for Taiwan residents on housing, education, and travel, officials announced during a press conference at the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office on Wednesday.
Source: | 2019/12/26 2:21:20

Hong Kong police cleared of rumor in man's fall from shopping mall

An incident of a rioter falling from a shopping mall on Tuesday night, Christmas Eve, strained the Hong Kong situation, as some protesters spread rumors and smeared the city's police whom they claimed "pushed a protester to fall" while ignoring the video that clearly showed what actually happened.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/25 21:58:42

Hong Kong riots pollute online video games

Chinese mainland players resoundingly defeated Hong Kong rioters in online video games and said the latter are also doomed to fail in real life situations, as a game developed by a US-based company was questioned for providing game outfits resembling Hong Kong riots.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/25 20:18:42

HK rioters ruin Christmas Eve

Hong Kong rioters descended on the streets on Christmas Eve vandalizing traffic and public facilities, as residents and business owners endured the gloomy aura of the festival due to worsened business and security environment in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/24 23:48:41

Taiwan Envoy Act risks jeopardizing China-US relations: analysts

The US bill that seeks to grant the director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) the rank and status of an ambassador risks stepping on the red line of China-US relations, making it unlikely to pass neither in the House nor the Senate, Chinese mainland analysts said on Tuesday, after the bill was introduced in the US House of Representatives.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/24 21:24:32

New subsidies on electricity charges, housing to benefit millions in Hong Kong

A subsidy of 2,000 HKD will be provided to each eligible residential electricity account from January 2020. The HKSAR government has announced a package of relief measures from August.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/24 19:27:02

Hong Kong police seize replica guns, arrest four

Hong Kong police seized 12 replica guns and other offensive weapons and arrested four people on Monday afternoon in Yuen Long, police said in a statement on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/24 14:01:19

HKSAR unveils new subsidy plan to promote tourism amid social unrest

Travel agencies in Hong Kong can receive a government subsidy of up to 50,000 Hong Kong dollars for organizing eco-tours to promote tourism industry badly affected by current social events, according to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/24 10:20:16

Central govt appointing young HK officials to UN a breakthrough: Lam

The central government of China has appointed five Hong Kong young civil servants to work in the United Nations (UN), which is a breakthrough for the city of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/23 21:13:41

Crime rates rising in Hong Kong as outlaws sense 'public indulgence'

The number of crime offences in Hong Kong including break-ins, robberies and arson attacks has continued increasing amid a continuation of anti-government protests for half a year, the Hong Kong police said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/23 20:33:40