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HK riots go on rampage

Black-clad protesters in Hong Kong again defied a police ban on Sunday, marching from the busy shopping hub of Causeway Bay to Central, vandalized subway facilities and caused some malls and stores to close early amid the tense atmosphere.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/15 19:58:39

Lawmaker claims Hong Kong rioters set office on fire

Hong Kong lawmaker Junius Ho Kwan-yiu on Saturday night said on Facebook and the Twitter-like Sina Weibo that "rioters had set fire" to his office in Tsuen Wan district, which was vandalized by protesters in July and was being renovated.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/15 23:08:39

Silent Hongkongers awakened by patriotic quick flashing

Hundreds of Hongkongers organized quick flashing on Saturday to show their patriotic sentiment, and in hopes of awakening silent Hongkongers to end the current chaos and bring prosperity back to the city.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/15 22:53:39

HK residents clean up anti-government messages in response to ongoing protests

As China was observing the Mid-Autumn Day festival holiday over the past three days, patriotic residents in Hong Kong staged various activities in response to the city's ongoing protests. The past weekend marked the 15th consecutive week of protests in the city. A Global Times reporter at the site of the protest noticed that the number of black-clad frontliners was fewer than in previous weekends.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/15 22:48:39

Hong Kong residents voice support for police, national unity

Hundreds of Hong Kong residents gathered at the Amoy Plaza in Kowloon on Saturday despite a heat wave, who sang China's national anthem to show their support to a teacher beaten by protesters for singing that song days ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/15 10:38:34

HK police recalls clash with rioters, calling end to violence

Hong Kong police officer surnamed Lau on Friday recalled the night he fended off rioters on July 30, saying he did not want to hurt anyone, though he was holding a rifle.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/13 18:02:41

Hong Kong residents gather at the Olympian City to chant Chinese national anthem

Source: Global Times | 2019/9/13 14:56:56

HK riots exacerbate life of drifters

It's a city full of vitality and opportunities where people have high hopes of living a successful life. And throughout the years they have been studying and working here. It could be said that the global financial hub and Fragrant Harbor lived up to their expectations before the months-long unrests sowed the seeds of distress among them.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/13 14:07:27

WTA Hong Kong Open is postponed following months of unrest

The WTA Hong Kong Open tennis tournament has been postponed, organizers said on Friday, citing the "present situation" after months of violent protests and unrest .
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/13 12:30:36

China's Hong Kong to explore more areas for cooperation with Myanmar: chief executive

China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and Myanmar are expected to further enhance their relations and explore more areas for cooperation, HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Thursday during a meeting with a visiting official from Myanmar.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/12 22:01:22

HKers sing national anthem to support patriotic local resident attacked by anti-government protesters

Hundreds of Hong Kong residents gathered at IFC shopping mall in Central on Thursday noon to sing the Chinese national anthem to support a man who had been beaten by anti-government protesters Wednesday night.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/12 13:49:28

Incoming chief executive vows to unite Macao society to take part in national development

Ho Iat Seng, incoming chief executive (CE) of China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR), has pledged to unite Macao society and lead Macao to participate in China's development.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/12 14:19:43

More Hong Kong students study in mainland for prospects

More and more Hong Kong students have decided to study at mainland universities mainly for opportunities, with some of them saying mainland universities could provide a more suitable and peaceful environment for them to focus on studies and a more diverse cultural and educational experience.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/12 0:18:39

HK messaging platforms urged to stop doxxing, hate speech

Social networks such as Telegram and LIHKG, which Hong Kong protesters use widely for communication in assemblies, have become platforms that spread hate speech and leak information of pro-establishment people. Analysts urged strict regulations to be adopted to curb terror-like activities on the platforms.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 23:33:40

Chinese mainland medical association in hunt for 'Mysterious Mike'

A Chinese association is searching for "Mysterious Mike," the moniker for a man who allegedly pretended to represent them at an international medical data meeting and led to the association get kicked out.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 20:13:40

Hong Kong Disneyland loses attraction

This photo taken on Tuesday at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort shows the once popular tourist destination with fewer visitors after months of violent protests which have pushed the city toward chaos. Photo: Cui Tianye/GT
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 23:48:40

Girl misled to offer sex to rioters: ex-official

"Fame, sex and peer recognition seem to have become more powerful 'incentives' on the 'battlefield' during the months-long protests in Hong Kong." Hong Kong Executive Councilor Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun reiterated on Tuesday that she had "trusted" sources to confirm that a 14-year-old student was misled into offering free sex to frontline warriors.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 23:43:40

Lam slams HK-related act

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam chastised the US Congress for introducing a bill in support of the city's radical protesters, saying that it is "extremely inappropriate," warning the US against interfering in the city's internal affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 22:58:42