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Bus crash kills 5, injures over 30 in Hong Kong

Five people were killed and more than 30 others were injured as a bus crashed into a tree on Wednesday afternoon in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), according to Hong Kong Police and local media.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/18 18:30:42

President Xi arrives in Macao for 20th return anniversary

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived at the Macao International Airport on Wednesday afternoon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/18 16:03:36

Macao's development path leads to prosperity: experts

Enjoying the status of free port, independent financial, monetary and taxation policies, Macao has found its unique roles in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/18 10:34:01

HK protester hurt in the eye loses lawsuit against police

A female protester who was allegedly shot in the eye during an illegal protest in August, lost her lawsuit Tuesday after she objected to police obtaining her medical records from Hong Kong hospital authorities and requested a judicial review in September.
Source: | 2019/12/18 0:38:27

Hong Kong Customs seize huge amount of crystal meth at airport

Hong Kong Customs seized about 110 kilograms of suspected crystal meth with an estimated market value of HK$77 million ($9.88 million) in a recent drug bust at the Hong Kong International Airport, the largest haul of its kind since 2010, they said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/17 23:08:40

Taiwan DPP exploited YouTuber to canvass more support in upcoming election: analyst

The attempt by the Taiwan Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to co-opt popular YouTuber Potter King to canvass more support before the upcoming local election and provoke hatred between people across the Taiwan Straits was a lousy routine and Taiwan people should be wary of such tricks, a Chinese expert warned on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/17 22:53:40

NDI head meets riot leader

Observers have urged the Hong Kong government to implement sanctions against US organizations after the leader of a US-based nongovernmental organization (NGO) allegedly met riot leaders in Hong Kong to support violence earlier this month.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/17 21:53:40

Officials confirm HZM Bridge checkpoint to guarantee security and order

A security checkpoint has been set up at the east artificial island on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge to check personnel and vehicles that enter Macao and Zhuhai via Hong Kong, the Global Times learned from authorities on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/17 20:58:40

Xi and his firm support for Macao's prosperity, stability

President Xi Jinping is scheduled to arrive in Macao on Wednesday for the 20th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/17 20:54:06

HK murder suspect hasn't been recruited: close contact

A close contact of murder suspect Chan Tong-kai, whose case triggered the Hong Kong extradition bill and months-long unrest, denied on Tuesday online rumors that Chan had been recruited to work for a Hong Kong-based US company.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/17 11:33:40

Hong Kong police say over half of people arrested Sunday are students

Hong Kong police show rioters damaging a restaurant at a press briefing on Dec. 16, 2019 in Hong Kong, south China. (Xinhua)
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/17 8:37:50

Xi meets with HKSAR chief executive

President Xi Jinping on Monday met with Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam, who is on a duty visit to Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/16 19:22:14

Suspected HK smuggler captured by Zhuhai police

A Hong Kong resident surnamed Chung who was on the run for seven years was captured on Friday at a Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge security checkpoint, police in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province, announced on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/16 16:28:40

Wong, Thunberg engage in 'dangerous PR stunt'

Not only Chinese netizens, but also online users from around the world, harshly criticized an online interaction between Hong Kong separatist and activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung and Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg. The whole interaction is considered to be a PR stunt to attract more attention from international media without seriously taking the Hong Kong situation into account.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/16 16:26:11

Mainland-Macao cultural, tourism exchanges continue to deepen: vice minister

The mainland and Macao have enjoyed comprehensive and deep cooperation in areas including hosting major events, promoting and branding their culture and tourism, and boosting mutual development.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/16 11:08:55

Macao's moon, planetary lab to boost China's deep space exploration

China National Space Administration will set up Macao Space Exploration and Science Center to assist deep space exploration cooperation between China and international society.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/16 9:51:57

Netizens respond to Hong Kong writer's groundless Chinese mainland remarks

Hong Kong writer Chip Tsao has come under fire for comments posted on Saturday on Facebook where he blamed "rising pork prices" on the Chinese mainland that caused a "hungry" tiger to bite a horse at a circus in Cangzhou, North China's Hebei Province, adding to his ongoing prejudice against the mainland.
Source: | 2019/12/16 2:55:18

HKers call to support police as vandalism continues

More Hong Kong residents, particularly those who have been victims of brutal attacks, stood up on Sunday to condemn the violence and riots, calling for the support for Hong Kong police, even as black-clad protesters continued to commit acts of vandalism in several shopping centers, reflecting a more divided city.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/15 23:58:40