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Seeking Beijing's help is one option to end riots: ex-security official

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government needs to be more courageous in carrying out effective measures to end riots, said Hong Kong's former security minister.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/15 22:03:40

CUHK president urges rioters to leave campus immediately

As rioters' days-long occupation of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has turned the campus into a "terrorist base," the university president issued an open letter on Friday demanding that all outsiders leave the campus immediately as the university is not a "battlefield" to make and use weapons.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/15 21:08:40

Xi's remarks point way to stabilizing Hong Kong situation: spokesperson

President Xi Jinping's latest remarks on the Hong Kong situation are the strongest voice from the central government on the work of ending violence and chaos in Hong Kong, a spokesperson said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/15 20:35:30

HKSAR gov't reiterates foreign legislatures should not interfere in internal affairs of HKSAR

In response to a report issued by the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission, the government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) reiterated late on Thursday that foreign legislatures should not interfere in any form in the internal affairs of the HKSAR.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/15 19:27:33

Hong Kong police classify case as murder after death of man hit by rioter's brick

The Hong Kong police said on Friday noon that they are investigating a murder case in which a senior off-duty sanitation worker died in hospital late Thursday after being hit in his head by a brick hurled by a rioter.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/15 19:20:30

Liaison office of China's central gov't in Hong Kong severely condemns rioters' attacks that caused death of civilian

A principal official with the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Friday conveyed deep condolences to an innocent civilian who died of critical injury after being hit by rioters and expressed severe condemnation against extreme radicals' insane attacks.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/15 17:52:01

Carrie Lam condemns attack on HKSAR official in London

Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam on Friday strongly condemned the attack on a senior HKSAR official attending a conference in London.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/15 11:44:55

Hong Kong warns against foreign legislature's interference

Foreign legislatures should not interfere in any way in the internal affairs of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), and the Hong Kong government will continue to implement the "one country, two systems" principle resolutely, the Hong Kong government said in response to a report on Hong Kong issued by the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/15 12:08:40

Xi urges an end to violence in Hong Kong

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday night urged an end to violence and chaos in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), which he said is the most pressing task for the city, in his latest remarks that have been seen as a strong support for tougher actions against violent criminals.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/15 1:33:21

China to oppose external forces interfering in HK affairs: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping said the most pressing task for Hong Kong is to end violence and chaos and restore order, after the city was engulfed again by four days of violence which paralyzed public traffic, vandalized infrastructures and frightened ordinary people and lead universities to suspend classes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/15 1:03:40

Fake news targeting HK police risk split society further

As the situation in Hong Kong continues to escalate after 23 weeks of violence, fake news and rumors smearing the police have threatened to split the society as well as the relationship between the city and the mainland, Chinese experts noted, calling for legal measures to punish rumormongers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 23:38:40

HRSAR gov't announces appointment of special constables to enhance police manpower

The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said on Thursday that the Commissioner of Police has appointed a batch of officers of the Correctional Services Department (CSD) as special constables to enhance manpower of the police amid worsening social unrest.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/14 19:35:04

Religious leaders urge Hong Kong people to say no to violence

Religious leaders have jointly called on residents to say no to violence and help bring peace to Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) as soon as possible.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 14:38:34

Man in critical condition after being hit by HK rioters

An outsourced senior worker of the Hong Kong Food and Environmental Hygiene Department, suspected of being hit in the head by hard objects hurled by masked rioters on Wednesday, sustained serious injuries and is in critical condition, according to the Hong Kong government.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 13:08:40

Mobs turn campuses into Syria-like war zone

After days of rampage, black-clad rioters have turned Hong Kong universities into a Syria-like war zone, and more mainland students and professors escaped from Hong Kong universities on Wednesday. Some of them expressed their frustration against the schools' management, which they say have failed to protect them and indulged rioters. Many of the rioters are students, and observers urged tougher measures to end the violence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/13 22:28:40

China issues patriotism education guideline

China launched a guideline to implement patriotic education in a new era, calling for a focus on the youth, enhanced education on national unity and implementation of the "one country, two systems" principle amid ongoing riots in Hong Kong, for which some Chinese experts believe the city's twisted education on the mainland should take part of the responsibility.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/13 22:18:40

'Escape Day' for mainland students after HK university campus becomes war zone

The China University of Hong Kong (CUHK) turned into a war zone Tuesday night, dominated by a huge fire and smoke, road barricades and fierce confrontation between rioters and police. Such terror-like scenarios forced hundreds of students to escape from a city entangled in escalated violence.
Source: | 2019/11/13 5:14:38

Macao tycoon donates looted relic

Beijing on Wednesday welcomed the long-lost bronze horse-head treasure that Macao-based tycoon and collector Stanley Ho Hung-sun donated to the Chinese National Cultural Heritage Administration (NCHA) as a gift for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the 20th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/13 20:23:40