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Why are Chinese partaking in 'revenge observation' on US riots?

When the Western media depicts Chinese media coverage of the ongoing social unrest in the US as a “propaganda win” with a mixture of glee for the Western media's double standards on the Hong Kong protests, which has now backfired on its own, few of them are taking a deeper look into why China is closely watching these mass protests fueled by anger toward the murder of an African-American by US police.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/3 0:38:40

US attacks China's defense sector with more 'lies'

Even as the US political establishment is under siege amid nationwide riots that have plunged the country into chaos, US officials, instead of addressing profound domestic woes, waged a new series of attacks against China targeting Chinese students and companies based on what Chinese officials and experts dismiss as lies about nonexistent links between ordinary students, businesses and the Chinese military.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/2 20:18:40

HK chief executive to visit Beijing, prepare for national security legislation

The chief executive of Hong Kong and senior officials who are in charge of law enforcement, public security and justice will visit Beijing on Wednesday, and analysts in the Chinese mainland said that coming only five days after the NPC passed a decision on national security legislation for the city, this move shows that China wants to push the legislation as soon as possible.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/2 20:48:40

Xi stresses strong public health system to safeguard people's health

President Xi Jinping Tuesday called for efforts to develop a strong public health system to safeguard people's health.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/2 20:07:01

US riots may cause new COVID-19 cases: expert

Massive protests across the US over the death of George Floyd will almost certainly add fuel to the fire of the country's already severe coronavirus outbreak, a US expert predicted, while pointing out that there is a causality between the viral outbreak and the ongoing protests.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/2 19:02:32

HK Chief Executive Carrie Lam to visit Beijing Wednesday

HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam will visit Beijing Wednesday. The central government will listen to Lam's views on the national security legislation. The Secretary for Security, Mr John Lee and Commissioner of Police, Mr Tang Ping-keung will join the visit: HK govt
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/2 15:50:23

HK Chief Executive slams US double standards over domestic, HK riots

Some countries' high-profile criticism of the national security law in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) shows "double standards," as they pay attention to their own national security but are biased against HKSAR, HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said at a press conference on Tuesday, the US' recent dealing with its domestic riots has been tough.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/2 14:08:40

HSBC urged to react to national security law

The public has urged UK-based banking giant HSBC to speak out on the national security law, which would be implemented in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), to regain the trust of its clients after it allegedly played a role in funding Hong Kong riots and was involved in the arrest in Canada of Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/1 20:23:41

Xinjiang vice chairman under probe for suspected discipline violations

Ren Hua, vice chairman of the Xinjiang regional government, is being investigated for suspected severe violations of discipline and law: central anti-graft authorities
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/1 20:00:29

US double standards on domestic riots and Hong Kong turmoil mocked on Chinese internet

"Beautiful landscape" and "America Spring" became hot words used online in China to mock the double standard and hypocrisy of the Trump administration and some US Congress members, as well as US media outlets, for being critical and tough toward their domestic massive nationwide demonstrations but encouraging violent activities in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/31 22:33:40

China holds symposium to mark 15th anniversary of Anti-Secession Law implementation

Senior officials reiterated the Chinese mainland's stance at a symposium to oppose separatists in Taiwan island and promote the peaceful reunification of the country, which was held to mark the 15th anniversary of the implementation of the Anti-Secession Law in Beijing on Friday. The event was held a day after China's top legislature overwhelmingly passed the national security legislation for its Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/29 21:18:40

Ministry of Public Security to guide HKPF to end violence

Step by step, China's top legislature is accelerating the formulation of the highly anticipated national security law for Hong Kong, with more details emerging for the first time on how state-level authorities could coordinate with local authorities in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) in preventing, ending and punishing acts endangering national security, after the Ministry of Public Security vowed to give relevant instructions to Hong Kong police. By going forward with relevant laws, the country delivered a clear message to countries that have been trying to pressure Beijing over the law: any attempt to stop China from defending its sovereignty is doomed to fail, observers said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/29 23:13:40

Xi replies to letter from scientific, technological workers

President Xi Jinping on Friday encouraged scientific and technological workers across China to make new and greater contributions to building China into a global power in science and technology.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/29 12:06:34

China holds symposium to mark 15th anniversary of Anti-Secession Law implementation

A forum on the 15th anniversary of the enactment of the Anti-Secession Law kicked off at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/29 10:17:22

Li maintains focus on economy amid rising tensions

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday sent the clearest signal yet that China will maintain its strategic focus on keeping domestic social and economic development stable, even as the country faces an increasingly complex and challenging external environment marked by near "cold war" tensions with the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/28 21:08:40

China to finish HK national security legislation, reflecting strong will in defending sovereignty

China has taken the first crucial step regarding the national security legislation for Hong Kong as the country's top legislature passed the decision on Thursday, and experts noted that the next step will be finalizing the legislation in detail and make the law executable in the city within its common law legal system. The legislation will directly strike against the US-controlled proxies and political groups in Hong Kong, who had previously incited trouble in the city with little concern about the consequences.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/28 22:53:40

National security law enactment to start

Despite how hard some Western media outlets depict swarms of illegal protesters in Hong Kong as "heroically" anti-government, protesters' attempt to illegally besiege the Legislative Council (LegCo) and instigate more to join their radical movement failed on Wednesday. After months-long riots, illegal protesters have already lost the moral high ground as majority of the Hong Kong society oppose endless chaos that have disrupted their normal lives, and anticipate the upcoming new national security law, which will bring local radicals to justice.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/27 22:58:41

China's top political advisory body starts closing meeting of annual session

The third session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, China's top political advisory body, started its closing meeting on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/27 15:08:56