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Violence threatens livelihood of Hong Kong families: official

Continued violent activities targeting shops and passersby have disrupted business order and led to job losses, threatening the livelihood of numerous families in Hong Kong, the financial chief said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/23 14:24:25

Overhaul necessary to stop violence, ensure long-term stability: experts

As Hong Kong continues to grapple with declining yet persistent political unrest that has plunged the city into what officials call the biggest crisis since its return to China more than 22 years ago, the path to heal and reconstruct appears bumpy, as secessionists in the city and their foreign backers remain largely unchecked, and deep-seated political and social issues in the city persist.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/22 20:58:39

HK government condemns secession protesters

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government condemned radical protesters for waving the Hong Kong secession flag, shouting pro-secession slogans, and desecrating China's national flag, and said that for anyone who has committed such violations will bear the penalties, Hong Kong media reported Sunday.
Source: | 2019/12/23 3:58:59

Macao's cybersecurity law takes effect, addresses digital threats

Macao's cybersecurity law took effect and related government departments started operations on Sunday, which experts said could help ensure the free and safe flow of information and safeguard national security in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/22 23:43:40

Forum debates Taiwan options

Experts and former officials reflected on methods to win the hearts of Taiwan residents and to handle the US messing with the Taiwan question after a retired lieutenant general warned the door to peaceful reunification "had been closed" and called for military action to solve it as soon as possible.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/22 22:38:40

Chinese internet applauds Zara statement after Hong Kong store incident

The Spanish fashion giant Zara reiterated its support for the "one country, two systems" principle after some Hong Kong rioters broke in and occupied a store, an attitude that was applauded by Chinese internet users and analysts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/22 21:33:39

Violence sparks crisis of confidence of rule of law in Hong Kong: senior official of HKSAR gov't

The so-called "justice lawbreaking" or "civil disobedience" is never justified under the law, Secretary for Justice of the HKSAR government Teresa Cheng said, adding, "I urge all of you not to engage in any illegal activities."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/22 16:56:16

Hong Kong official reiterates firm stance on teachers' misconduct

Hong Kong's education chief said Friday that the government will take a firm stance on the misconduct of teachers including misleading students and using biased teaching materials amid rising concerns about politicized campuses.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/22 15:05:33

Macao's success built on "one country, two systems" principle, say Chinese diplomats

The 20th anniversary of Macao's return to China is a celebration of prosperity and stability after its return as well as the successful implementation of the "one country, two systems" principle there, Chinese diplomats abroad have said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/22 10:16:13

Experts have heated discussion over reunification with Taiwan

Focusing on whether 2020 is a crucial year for the reunification of the Chinese mainland and Taiwan and if this will be realized via a peaceful process or armed conflict, many experts across the board from both the mainland and Taiwan had an ardent and erudite discussion, during the annual Global Times forum on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/21 21:38:03

Violence-hit metro station reopens after month-long repair in Hong Kong

The metro station adjacent to the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) reopened on Saturday, more than a month after being trashed by rioters.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/21 19:46:01

Reunification only acceptable option for Taiwan question: experts

China's reunification is an irreversible trend and the only acceptable option for the Taiwan question, but it is not necessary that it will be achieved in a peaceful way, experts said at the annual forum of the Global Times in Beijing on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/21 15:14:12

Article 23 onus lies in HKSAR govt

The onus of passing Article 23 of the Basic Law in Hong Kong as soon as possible lies in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government, experts said at the Global Times annual forum on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/21 12:39:18

Central bank supports yuan remittances in SAR

Officials and business representatives in Macao say they are confident that the special administrative region is able to build up its financial industry with its own characteristics for future development, with the central government providing firm support.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/20 22:33:40

No external forces should point fingers at HK, Macao affairs: Xi

After Hong Kong and Macao returned to China, handling affairs of these two special administrative regions (SAR) is absolutely China's internal affairs, thus any external forces should not point the finger at them, and we won't tolerate any external forces to interfere in Hong Kong and Macao affairs, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/20 11:26:41

President Xi urges PLA garrison in Macao to better perform duties

Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday urged the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Garrison in Macao to comprehensively raise its ability to perform duties and contribute more to the successful practice of "one country, two systems" in Macao.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/20 20:51:53

President Xi leaves for Beijing after attending return anniversary celebrations in Macao

Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his trip to Macao and left for Beijing Friday afternoon, after attending celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland and the inauguration of the fifth-term government of Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR), among other activities.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/20 19:59:04

Central govn't fully supports Macao chief executive's work: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that the central government will "fully support" the work of the fifth-term chief executive of Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) and the new SAR government.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/20 18:14:48