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Chinese mainland, Macao negotiate on comprehensively upgrading CEPA

The negotiation between the Chinese mainland and Macao on comprehensively upgrading Closer Economic Partnership Arrangements (CEPA) has entered its final stage, with an upgraded version expected to be signed at the end of this year, a statement by Macao's Office of Economy and Finance said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/28 7:44:20

China opposes any official contact, military links between US and Taiwan

China resolutely opposes any official contact and military links between the United States and Taiwan, Ma Xiaoguang, spokesman for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/27 13:46:08

Hong Kong ranked sixth most competitive economy

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has been ranked as the sixth most competitive economy in the world, according to the latest World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/27 13:27:02

Hong Kong suspends import of raw oysters from Australia's Tasmania

The food safety authority of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) announced Saturday that the import into and sale within Hong Kong of raw oysters and shellfish from Australia's Tasmania has been suspended with immediate effect.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/23 22:17:17

Sea goddess statue crosses Taiwan Strait for blessing tour

A golden statue of the Chinese sea goddess Matsu traveled on a ferry Saturday from Meizhou in eastern China's Fujian Province to Taiwan for a mass blessing tour.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/23 13:45:00

Three dead, over 20 injured in bus accident in Hong Kong

At least three people were killed and more than 20 others injured in a bus accident on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/22 22:09:00

Hong Kong police to deploy anti-terrorism team for US singer's concert

Heavy police presence including an anti-terrorism team will be deployed Thursday night for US singer Ariana Grande's concert in Hong Kong, the police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/21 17:10:30

CUHK launches first biomedical engineering department in Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Wednesday launched the department of biomedical engineering (BME), the first in Hong Kong, to nurture biomedical engineering professionals.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/21 2:43:49

5.5-magnitude earthquake hits waters off Taiwan

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck the waters off Hualien County of Taiwan at 10:29 p.m. Wednesday (Beijing Time), reported the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/21 2:24:32

HKSAR chief executive heads for London to promote Hong Kong's advantages of economy, trade

Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Wednesday departed for London, hoping to promote trade ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 19:18:25

Hong Kong Customs combats unfair trade practice at medicine shop

Hong Kong Customs arrested on Tuesday two saleswomen of a medicine shop suspected to have engaged in unfair trade practice by applying a false trade description on a proprietary medicine.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 8:22:32

Macao SAR chief executive congratulates newly-elected legislators

China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) Chief Executive Chui Sai On on Tuesday congratulated the 26 newly-elected legislators.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 2:34:30

Hong Kong-ASEAN FTA to enhance cooperation under Belt and Road Initiative: expert

The upcoming signing of a free trade agreement between China's Hong Kong and ASEAN will further boost cooperation between the two sides under the Belt and Road Initiative, said a speaker at a forum on Hong Kong-ASEAN economic relations held on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/19 21:41:13

China's Hong Kong, ASEAN to sign FTA, investment agreement soon: chief executive

Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said in Yangon Saturday that Hong Kong SAR and ASEAN are about to sign a free trade agreement and a related investment agreement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/16 15:26:37

China urges UK to stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs

China on Friday urged the United Kingdom to stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs after the UK government released its latest six-monthly report on Hong Kong.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/15 20:14:12

High school removes honorable mention of student who vilified his countrymen

A high school in Southwest China's Sichuan Province removed the name of a student on its website after the student vilified his compatriots in Chinese mainland as "Chinese maggot."
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/13 23:38:40

Hong Kong to hold fireworks display to celebrate National Day

The Hong Kong Commerce and Industry Associations announced on Wednesday that Hong Kong will hold a 23-minute fireworks display at the Victoria Harbor on Oct. 1 to celebrate the 68th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/13 21:11:19

Hong Kong-ASEAN FTA to tap opportunities under Belt and Road Initiative: experts

A free trade agreement (FTA) to be signed in November by China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will help businesses better explore opportunities under the Belt and Road Initiative, according to experts in Hong Kong.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/13 18:02:10