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18 arrested for unlawful assemblies, violent acts at Hong Kong airport: police

The Hong Kong police said Friday that a total of 18 people have been arrested for unlawful assemblies and violent acts at the Hong Kong International Airport on Aug. 13 and Sept. 1.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/7 8:54:38

HK eyes greater opportunity with regional integration

Hong Kong, as an international center for trade, finance and shipping, could help enterprises in the Pearl River Delta Region expand their presence in the international market and help Chinese mainland cities attract foreign investment, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/6 19:53:40

Fake reporters attack HK police officers

As if Hong Kong police officers are not busy enough dealing with months of unrest, a group of self-proclaimed reporters, who police say have "ulterior motives," have become a serious problem: they verbally attacked police officers, and some even tried to obstruct police work apparently to protect illegal protesters, Police Public Relations Branch officers told reporters at the Hong Kong police headquarters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/6 19:38:40

HK chief's plan lifts spirits

A comprehensive action plan put forward by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Wednesday to end unrest has injected much-needed optimism in Hong Kong society, which has been rattled by seemingly endless violence and disruption, and has aroused calls, even from some anti-government people, to begin a dialogue and end violence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 18:07:04

Officer injured in knife attack still in ICU: Hong Kong police

The Hong Kong police said at a press conference on Thursday that the police officer injured in a knife attack a week ago is still being treated in ICU.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/6 9:45:36

Hong Kong public voice support for chief executive's call for dialogue

Members of the public in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) have expressed support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam's call for dialogue to find a way out of the current impasse.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/6 8:25:51

Taiwan-based author slammed by media for defending protesters

Taiwan-based author Lung Ying-tai's Facebook post defending radical protesters in Hong Kong was slammed by media and netizens for glorifying radical protesters and inciting conflict between the mainland and Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 23:43:40

Yuen Long bill pioneers to restore rule of law, address social problems: expert

Hong Kong's Yuen Long District Council became the first council in Hong Kong to pass a bill to curb violence, which experts hailed as a pioneering step to restore the rule of law and address social problems.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 23:14:55

HK bakery likely to destroy moon cakes

A Hong Kong moon cake maker and its mainland distributors are being hit hard by an online boycott after one of its board members was targeted by patriotic web users for posting support for the city protests.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 22:28:40

Impossible Foods eyes China

A US company that hopes to introduce a plant-based meat substitute to the Chinese dining table amid sky-rocketing pork prices must first overcome government regulatory hurdles before it can hope to convince a skeptical Chinese public, Chinese experts say.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 22:03:41

Chinese FM slams Pelosi's comments on HK, stressing it is China's domestic affairs

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Thursday slammed US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's comments on the withdrawal of extradition bill by the chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, stressing that no outside power has the right to intervene in Chinese domestic affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 17:33:40

HK bakery's moon cakes may be destroyed due to boycott

Hong Kong-based bakery Taipan Bread & Cakes is facing a boycott in the Chinese mainland due to its board member's pro-riot online posts. Distributors in the Chinese mainland said on Thursday that all related products have been removed from shelves and will be returned to the company's mainland general agency, which may have no option but to destroy them.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 11:53:23

Mainland netizens urge boycott of pro-riot cosmetics company

Chinese mainland netizens have launched a social media campaign to expose and boycott enterprises suspected of supporting radical Hong Kong protests, with the latest list including Hong Kong-based cosmetics retail chain Sa Sa and one of the largest snack food franchises in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 23:58:40

Outrage pours in after HK Liverpool soccer group's statement on police fans

Soccer fans from the Chinese mainland are infuriated after a Liverpool fan group in Hong Kong refused to remove its statement on Facebook calling for a boycott of team fans who are police officers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 23:48:40

Lam announces four actions

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Wednesday afternoon announced a four-action plan, including the formal withdrawal of an extradition bill and the creation of a platform for dialogue, in a bid to move the city forward from over two months of unrest that has "shocked and saddened" the Hong Kong residents
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 23:03:40

Wong's Taiwan visit mocked

The visit of Joshua Wong Chi-fung, a Hong Kong activist and student leader of the Occupy Central Movement in 2014, to the island of Taiwan was mocked and blasted by net users, who called Wong a "political clown" and urged residents in Taiwan to see the nature of his secessionist activities.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 21:48:41

Netizens mock double standard of HK Journalists Association

Netizens tut-tutted the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA)'s double standard when the latter jumped out to side with radical protesters, who were disguised as "reporters."
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 21:28:41

HK chief announces complete withdrawal of extradition bill as part of efforts to end unrest

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Wednesday announced that the regional government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that has been used by radicals as an excuse to start violent protests, in an apparent move to end months of unrest that has rocked the city.
Source: | 2019/9/4 18:26:59