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HKSAR govt to tighten up food inspections

Hong Kong will tighten up inspection of food imported by sea after reports that radioactive produce from Japan may have passed through Kwai Chung Container Terminal, the city's Food and Environmental Hygiene Department said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-5 18:32:21

Former head of HK, Macao affairs office dies

Lu Ping, former director of State Council's Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office, died on Sunday in Beijing after an illness, according to a statement on the website of the office Monday. He was 88.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-4 18:08:14

Hong Kong's new police chief to target cybercrime, terrorism

Hong Kong's new Police Commissioner Stephen Lo said on Monday that he will focus on fighting cybercrime and terrorism to maintain Hong Kong's safety and stability.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-4 18:06:18

Xi calls on building community of shared destiny across Taiwan Strait

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, called for both sides of the Taiwan Strait to build a community of shared destiny and settle political differences through equal consultations.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-4 15:45:26

China appoints new police chief of HK

China's State Council on Monday appointed Lo Wai Chung as police chief of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-4 11:03:13

Top political advisor supports proper AIIB role for Taiwan

Top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng on Sunday said the Chinese mainland and Taiwan should discuss ways for the island to participate in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
Source: Global Times | 2015-5-3 14:38:50

Cross-Strait economic forum opens in Shanghai

The 10th Cross-Strait Economic, Trade and Culture Forum, a regular forum between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan, opened Sunday in China's eastern metropolis of Shanghai.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-3 10:02:37

Eric Chu arrives in Shanghai

Eric Chu, Chairman of Taiwan's Kuomintang Party, arrived in Shanghai on Saturday for a cross-Strait forum.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-2 15:47:36

Swiss to return Taiwan ex-leader Chen Shui-bian's corrupt coffers

A Swiss supreme court on Wednesday ruled that 205 million new Taiwan dollars ($6.74 million) held in the name of relatives of Taiwan's former leader Chen Shui-bian in Switzerland should be returned to Taiwan.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-30 12:49:22

1992 Consensus vital to cross-Straits relations: spokesperson

The Chinese mainland and Taiwan should uphold the 1992 Consensus and oppose "Taiwan independence" to consolidate their peaceful relations, a mainland official said on Wednesday, following events marking the 10th anniversary of a landmark cross-Straits communique.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-29 21:04:49

Former HK leader describes proposed reform package as ‘starting point’

Tung Chee-hwa, vice chairman of China's top political advisory body, said on Wednesday that the proposed electoral reform package for choosing the Hong Kong's next leader marks the "starting point" of the "one man, one vote" election.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-29 20:59:39

HK should install more water dispensers to reduce bottled water consumption: think tank

Hong Kong should install more water dispensers with high quality water in prominent locations to help reduce bottled water consumption and plastic waste, a local think tank Civic Exchange said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-28 20:05:27

Military drill disrupts traffic in north Taiwan

An air defense drill involving all cities and counties in northern parts of Taiwan stopped traffic in populated areas for a half an hour on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-28 15:37:04

HK raises travel alert for Nepal to red

The Hong Kong government on Tuesday raised the Outbound Travel Alert for Nepal to red because of the devastating earthquake there on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-28 10:55:15

Fire shuts down Taiwan nuclear power reactor

A fire broke out at a nuclear power station in southern Taiwan shortly before midnight on Sunday, forcing the shutdown of one of its two reactors.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-27 14:05:41

Fire in Taiwan nuclear power station

A fire broke out at a nuclear power station in southern Taiwan shortly before midnight on Sunday, forcing the shutdown of one of its two reactors.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-27 11:24:25

3 killed, 7 injured in Hong Kong parking lot explosion

Three persons were killed and seven others injured on Sunday in a fire triggered by an explosion at an underground parking lot in Hong Kong.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-26 20:02:32

China's Hong Kong to ink FTA with ASEAN by 2016: chief executive

China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is expected to sign a free trade agreement ( FTA) with the Association of Southeastern Asian Nations (ASEAN) by 2016, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-26 19:44:15