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Renowned HK culture scholar Jao Tsung-I passes away

Renowned Hong Kong culture scholar Jao Tsung-I passed away here on Tuesday at the age of 101.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 11:18:18

Taiwan military helicopter falls into sea

A military helicopter from Taiwan fell into the sea Monday night and six people on board are still missing.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 11:11:57

Taiwan nuclear power plant seeks to restart reactor

Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) said Monday that it had applied to Taiwan's atomic energy authority to restart the second reactor at the No. 2 nuclear power plant, which has been shut down for about 600 days.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 1:40:50

Mainland pledges new policies to facilitate development of Taiwan businesses

The Chinese mainland will introduce new policies to ensure equal treatment for Taiwanese compatriots and businesses, a mainland official said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 1:31:00

6.4-magnitude quake hits Taiwan: CENC

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted waters near Hualien County of Taiwan at 9:56 p.m. Sunday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/4 22:37:58

4.7-magnitude quake hits Taiwan: CENC

A 4.7-magnitude earthquake jolted waters near Hualian County of Taiwan at 9:12 p.m. Sunday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/4 22:36:45

Another unexploded WWII bomb defused in Hong Kong

Another World War II bomb was disposed of at a construction site in Hong Kong by the police on Thursday, which triggered a mass evacuation of over 4,000 people.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/2 13:32:12

Hong Kong's retail sales grow for first time since 2014

Hong Kong's value of total retail sales in 2017 rose 2.2 percent from a year earlier to 446.1 billion HK dollars (57.19 billion US dollars), the first growth since 2014.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/1 22:23:37

HKSAR gov't has duty to ensure elections conducted in accordance with Basic Law: spokesman

The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said on Thursday that it has a duty to ensure all elections in Hong Kong are conducted in accordance with the Basic Law and relevant electoral laws.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/1 18:06:44

HK police defuse second WWII bomb in Wan Chai construction site

Hong Kong Police bomb disposal experts on Thursday defused a second World War II bomb found at a construction site in Wan Chai after a 24-hour operation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/1 17:26:37

Mainland denounces Taiwan's move to obstruct extra cross-Strait holiday flights

A Chinese mainland spokesperson Wednesday denounced Taiwan's move to obstruct extra holiday flights across the Taiwan Strait, saying it was a grave deviation from the humanitarian needs of millions of families and tourists.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/31 21:36:46

HKSAR gov't tells foreign organization, politicians not to interfere in HK affairs

China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government has told foreign organization and politicians not to interfere in Hong Kong affairs.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/31 14:59:17

Separatist who refused to uphold HK's Basic Law faces election ban

Separatists in Hong Kong should get used to Hong Kong society being less tolerant of behavior that challenges the "one country, two systems" policy, warned experts after a separatist in the Special Administrative Region was banned from running in a Legislative Council by-election.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 23:43:40

World War II bomb defused in downtown Hong Kong

Police of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Sunday afternoon successfully defused a World War II bomb found in Wanchai district, downtown Hong Kong after a long-hour operation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/28 18:04:51

Hong Kong crime cases down 7.6 pct in 2017, lowest since 1975

The crime number of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) in 2017 fell 7.6 percent to 56,017, the lowest figure since 1975, Hong Kong's Commissioner of Police Lo Wai-chung said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/24 8:22:09

IMF reiterates Hong Kong well placed to address challenges, continue moving forward

Hong Kong is well placed to navigate through challenges inside and outside, given its strong policy frameworks and ample buffers, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/23 17:29:13

Mainland confident, capable of tackling growing risks over cross-Strait relations

The Chinese mainland is fully confident and capable of dealing with challenges and pushing forward the development of relations across the Taiwan Strait in 2018, a mainland spokesperson said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 7:14:49

National security provision needs to be passed in Hong Kong's Basic Law: expert

Hong Kong's legislative body needs to pass the national security provision of Article 23 of the Basic Law to maintain stability and order, experts said, after the region's high court sentenced "Occupy Central" activists to a few months in jail on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 18:43:39