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Another unexploded WWII bomb defused in Hong Kong

Another World War II bomb was disposed of at a construction site in Hong Kong by the police on Thursday, which triggered a mass evacuation of over 4,000 people.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/2 13:32:12

Hong Kong's retail sales grow for first time since 2014

Hong Kong's value of total retail sales in 2017 rose 2.2 percent from a year earlier to 446.1 billion HK dollars (57.19 billion US dollars), the first growth since 2014.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/1 22:23:37

HKSAR gov't has duty to ensure elections conducted in accordance with Basic Law: spokesman

The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said on Thursday that it has a duty to ensure all elections in Hong Kong are conducted in accordance with the Basic Law and relevant electoral laws.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/1 18:06:44

HK police defuse second WWII bomb in Wan Chai construction site

Hong Kong Police bomb disposal experts on Thursday defused a second World War II bomb found at a construction site in Wan Chai after a 24-hour operation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/1 17:26:37

Mainland denounces Taiwan's move to obstruct extra cross-Strait holiday flights

A Chinese mainland spokesperson Wednesday denounced Taiwan's move to obstruct extra holiday flights across the Taiwan Strait, saying it was a grave deviation from the humanitarian needs of millions of families and tourists.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/31 21:36:46

HKSAR gov't tells foreign organization, politicians not to interfere in HK affairs

China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government has told foreign organization and politicians not to interfere in Hong Kong affairs.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/31 14:59:17

Separatist who refused to uphold HK's Basic Law faces election ban

Separatists in Hong Kong should get used to Hong Kong society being less tolerant of behavior that challenges the "one country, two systems" policy, warned experts after a separatist in the Special Administrative Region was banned from running in a Legislative Council by-election.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 23:43:40

World War II bomb defused in downtown Hong Kong

Police of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Sunday afternoon successfully defused a World War II bomb found in Wanchai district, downtown Hong Kong after a long-hour operation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/28 18:04:51

Hong Kong crime cases down 7.6 pct in 2017, lowest since 1975

The crime number of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) in 2017 fell 7.6 percent to 56,017, the lowest figure since 1975, Hong Kong's Commissioner of Police Lo Wai-chung said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/24 8:22:09

IMF reiterates Hong Kong well placed to address challenges, continue moving forward

Hong Kong is well placed to navigate through challenges inside and outside, given its strong policy frameworks and ample buffers, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/23 17:29:13

Mainland confident, capable of tackling growing risks over cross-Strait relations

The Chinese mainland is fully confident and capable of dealing with challenges and pushing forward the development of relations across the Taiwan Strait in 2018, a mainland spokesperson said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 7:14:49

National security provision needs to be passed in Hong Kong's Basic Law: expert

Hong Kong's legislative body needs to pass the national security provision of Article 23 of the Basic Law to maintain stability and order, experts said, after the region's high court sentenced "Occupy Central" activists to a few months in jail on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 18:43:39

Taiwan detains mainland ship crew members for "crossing the line"

Taiwan has seized a mainland ship and seven crew members for allegedly "crossing the line" in waters near Penghu County in southwest Taiwan.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 7:55:44

HKSAR chief executive underlines strengthened ties with mainland, innovation to ensure HK's growth

China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR)'s Chief Executive Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Monday underlined strengthened ties with the mainland and innovation to ensure the SAR's growth and competitiveness.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/16 8:14:05

Cold current brings snow to Taiwan's mountains

The arrival of the first cold current this year brought snow to a number of mountains in Taiwan Tuesday, with plain areas recording the lowest temperature this winter.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/10 7:59:16

Taiwan's exports surge in 2017 on recovering global economy

Taiwan's exports in 2017 totaled 317.39 billion US dollars, up 13.2 percent from a year earlier, and imports rose 12.6 percent year on year, both registering the highest growth rate in seven years.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/9 8:13:02

Taipei's rail service suspended due to protests

A rail service in Taipei was suspended Monday evening as protesters against an amendment to the labor rule laid on the tracks, with more than 10,000 travelers affected.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/9 8:10:09

State Council appoints new HKSAR Secretary for Justice

China's State Council, the country's cabinet, on Friday appointed Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah as Secretary for Justice of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/5 12:27:45