CHINA

Hong Kong-linked hospital joins national organ transplantation platform


The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital (HKU-SZ Hospital) in South China's Guangdong Province has officially been linked with the country's major organ donation volunteer online registration platform, which is administered by the China Organ Transplant Development Foundation.

Lam announces 220 new initiatives in policy address to tackle economic, social woes despite disruption

Hong Kong Chief Executive on Wednesday announced a raft of initiatives, particularly measures to tackle housing issues, in a bid to address economic and social woes and restore order in the city which has been engulfed with the months-long anti-government protests and chaos.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 16:18:40

HKSAR chief executive stresses 'one country, two systems' in resolving impasse in Hong Kong

Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said on Wednesday that Hong Kong will be able to get out of the impasse as long as the principle of "one country, two systems" is accurately implemented.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/16 13:18:45

Game removes full-face masks leaving no room for secessionist players

An mobile game changed the way characters wear masks, which many say was because some players in Hong Kong were making use of the game to circulate secessionist slogans.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 12:47:17

China warns of countermeasures to US bill on HK

China warned of effective countermeasures after the US House of Representatives approved legislation that authorizes the US government to launch diplomatic action and economic sanctions against officials and law-enforcement personnel from China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 11:35:23

Xi, Macron agree to jointly uphold multilateralism, tackle global challenges

Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed in a phone conversation Tuesday to join hands to uphold multilateralism and tackle global challenges.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/16 9:36:43

China strongly opposes US house passing of HK bill, vows to take countermeasures

The Hong Kong SAR Govt expressed regret over the passage of the "Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act" by the US Congress, and reiterated that foreign legislatures should not interfere in any form in the internal affairs of HK.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 9:01:14

HKSAR govt may consider drawing from discipline services quarters as 'special constable'

Hong Kong Special Administration Region government may consider seconding discipline services quarters as "temporary police" to help quell months of citywide anti-government violence and chaos.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/10/16 1:18:56

China-Nepal border town in Tibet welcomes visitors to festival

A festival on border trade and tourism will kick off on Sunday in Gyirong, Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, which is expected to boost regional economic cooperation between China and South Asia countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 23:53:40

State Council loosens rules on overseas financial firms

The Chinese government amended two financial management regulations seeking to expand business scope and ease market access for foreign-invested insurance companies and banks, media reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 23:43:40

US moves to lend support as demonstrations lose steam

The US House of Representative is expected to pass the so-called “Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act” on Tuesday (US time), almost the same time with Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor's policy address scheduled for Wednesday morning, which intended to solve underlying problem for the Hong Kong society.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 23:33:41

China's second aircraft carrier's eighth sea trial could lead to commissioning: report

China's second aircraft carrier, the first one domestically built, appears to have embarked on its eighth sea trial on Tuesday, judging from online photos and an announcement of a military exercise.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 22:43:40

Civil service exam highlights political quality, moral conduct

Applications for the 2020 China's national civil service exam began on Tuesday, which puts a premium on the candidates' political qualities and will recruit for the country's grassroots departments.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 22:33:40

Netizens call for China to receive Nobel Economics Prize for poverty reduction

The announcement of the winners of the Nobel prize in economics set Chinese internet abuzz, with some Chinese netizens posting their support for China to receive the Nobel Economics Prize for lifting more than 850 million people out of extreme poverty and contributing to 70 percent of worldwide poverty reduction.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 22:26:32