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Protests hurt Disneyland's popularity

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, as one of the most popular tourist attractions for Chinese mainland tourists, appeared to have lost its luster after months of violent protests which have pushed the city toward chaos.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 23:13:40

Carrie Lam warns US Congress not to interfere in HK affairs

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has chastised the US Congress' passing of a bill to support the city's radical protesters, saying that it is “extremely inappropriate,” and warning the US not to interfere in the city's internal affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 14:43:40

Violent HK protests cause billions in damage

Violent protests in Hong Kong in the past three months have led to vandalism of public properties and disruption of transportation, which caused damage estimated at multibillion Hong Kong dollars.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 20:43:40

No deaths were reported in Prince Edward case: HK authority

Hong Kong authorities reiterated on Tuesday that no deaths were reported at Prince Edward MTR station on August 31 and released relevant images from closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage to help dismiss widely-circulated rumors.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 16:58:40

Carrie Lam: HKSAR government sincere in dialogue initiative

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government is "very sincere" in initiating dialogue with all members of the public, including protesters, Chief Executive Carrie Lam told reporters on Tuesday, adding that communication is underway.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/10 15:01:10

Medical record of HK protester hurt in the eye under investigation

Hong Kong police confirmed with the Global Times that it has obtained the medical record of the female protester who got shot in the eye during a protest, saying it is under review.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 23:40:17

Mainland clients seeking IVF services in Taiwan probably to halve after suspension of individual trips

Taiwan's in vitro fertilization (IVF) industry, popular with some mainland patients seeking children, has been hit by suspension of visits for mainland individual trips to the island starting August 1.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 23:23:40

HK parents slam teachers for spreading police hatred in schools

Some Hong Kong parents and police groups filed a complaint against some teachers who were allegedly feeding their children with hatred toward the Hong Kong Police Force, and spreading stories about police brutality on Monday, vowing to take the incident seriously.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 22:58:40

HK must also tackle social issues

As the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government takes concrete measures to end months of political unrest in the city, it must also tackle an array of deep-seated social problems to ensure long-term stability, some local residents and community and business leaders said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 20:23:40

Girls misled to offer sex to HK protesters, urged to stay away from alcohol, marijuana

Hong Kong Executive Councilor Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun told the Global Times on Monday that she had "trusted" sources to prove that young girls have been misled into offering free sex to frontline protesters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 20:03:40

Foreign legislatures should not interfere in Hong Kong's internal affairs: HKSAR gov't

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on Monday expressed regret over the re-introduction of the so-called Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act at the US Congress and reiterated that foreign legislatures should not interfere in any form in the internal affairs of the HKSAR.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/9 15:36:35

Mainland set to defend HK

If you ask Hong Kong residents who have been working in business since the city returned to China in 1997, they can tell countless stories of how the city and the mainland helped each other over the years.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 23:58:40

US will never 'free' HK, only destabilize China: expert

As US politicians continue to fan the flames in Hong Kong, Sunday's mass rally, aimed at pushing the US into passing the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, showed how protesters broke the bottom line, observers noted.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 23:53:40

HK Mid-Autumn Festival takes on gloomy hue

Hongkongers are facing what is likely to be a cheerless Mid-Autumn Festival, an occasion for celebrating family reunions which falls on Friday, as many are unlikely to go out for dinner due to radical protests, some local residents and business representatives said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 20:32:47

PLA conducts joint land assault exercises near Taiwan

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) recently conducted a joint land assault exercise featuring multiple military branches near the island of Taiwan, which military experts said on Sunday shows the Chinese military is ready to unleash its full potential against Taiwan secessionist forces and intends to send a stern warning to countries that intervene in China's internal affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 19:23:39

Hongkongers visit PLA garrison for Mid-Autumn festival

More than 200 people from different walks of life in Hong Kong visited the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison on Saturday at Stonecutters Island naval base ahead of the Mid-Autumn Festival, chinanews.com reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 15:34:23

Behind Hong Kong's chaos lie deep-seated social problems

"Seclusion brings no development opportunity for Hong Kong," said economist Lau Pui-King. "Some youngsters don't understand that Hong Kong would be even worse if it is secluded from the Chinese mainland."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/8 8:36:35

Fitch's HK downgrade 'politically motivated'

US ratings agency Fitch's decision to downgrade Hong Kong's long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating (IDR) was a "politically motivated move" that attacks the city's rule of law and the "one country, two system" model and ignores the resilience and potential of the city's economy, experts said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/6 20:43:40