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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

Rioters use terror-like device

“They can be retired military, armed police and police officers from the mainland, or retired police officers from other parts of the world.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 0:13:39

HK rioters inflict brutal assault on commoners

Rioters have continued assaulting ordinary Hong Kong residents who hold different political views or oppose their illegal acts as the hit-and-run mob reached a new height of lawlessness.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/6 20:34:53

HK to start first session of dialogue next week

The Hong Kong government will start its first session of open dialogue in communities next week, during which people from all walks of life will be invited to participate, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor announced at Tuesday's press briefing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 12:14:07

Hong Kong residents voice support for police, national unity

Hundreds of Hong Kong residents gathered at the Amoy Plaza in Kowloon on Saturday despite a heat wave, who sang China's national anthem to show their support to a teacher beaten by protesters for singing that song days ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/15 10:38:34

Mainland to ease service procedures for overseas Chinese nationals

Citizens of Hong Kong and Macao and other overseas Chinese nationals with exit-entry permits will enjoy equally convenient services as mainland citizens using identity cards.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/14 10:07:02

HK riots exacerbate life of drifters

It's a city full of vitality and opportunities where people have high hopes of living a successful life. And throughout the years they have been studying and working here. It could be said that the global financial hub and Fragrant Harbor lived up to their expectations before the months-long unrests sowed the seeds of distress among them.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/13 14:07:27

HKers sing national anthem to support patriotic local resident attacked by anti-government protesters

Hundreds of Hong Kong residents gathered at IFC shopping mall in Central on Thursday noon to sing the Chinese national anthem to support a man who had been beaten by anti-government protesters Wednesday night.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/12 13:49:28

Carrie Lam warns US Congress not to interfere in HK affairs

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has chastised the US Congress' passing of a bill to support the city's radical protesters, saying that it is “extremely inappropriate,” and warning the US not to interfere in the city's internal affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 14:43:40

HK must also tackle social issues

As the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government takes concrete measures to end months of political unrest in the city, it must also tackle an array of deep-seated social problems to ensure long-term stability, some local residents and community and business leaders said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 20:23:40

Mainland set to defend HK

If you ask Hong Kong residents who have been working in business since the city returned to China in 1997, they can tell countless stories of how the city and the mainland helped each other over the years.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 23:58:40

Fitch's HK downgrade 'politically motivated'

US ratings agency Fitch's decision to downgrade Hong Kong's long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating (IDR) was a "politically motivated move" that attacks the city's rule of law and the "one country, two system" model and ignores the resilience and potential of the city's economy, experts said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/6 20:43:40

HK eyes greater opportunity with regional integration

Hong Kong, as an international center for trade, finance and shipping, could help enterprises in the Pearl River Delta Region expand their presence in the international market and help Chinese mainland cities attract foreign investment, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/6 19:53:40

Lam defends four-action plan, pushes dialogue to look to future

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Thursday firmly defended a comprehensive four-action plan she put forward a day earlier, and pushed back against criticism that the move was too little, too late.
Source: | 2019/9/5 13:10:28

Hong Kong riots in one day: Timeline Aug 31

Hong Kong protesters started demonstrations Saturday noon even though the police had rejected their plan. Violent protests took place at several places in Hong Kong Island, and some rioters tried to lay siege to the government and police headquarters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/1 1:26:22

Police brace for violence as illegal protesters gather on HK streets

Despite Hong Kong police's objection to a march organized by the opposition group, rioters brazenly flouted the law and order by inciting protesters and vowing to stage a large-scale demonstration on Hong Kong Island on Saturday. The radical protesters published a detailed plan encouraging the use of hazardous weapons to counter the police.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/31 15:25:57

Frontline HK officers confident in handling violence, condemn fake reporters

Frontline law enforcement officers met with Chinese and Western reporters separately at Hong Kong Police Force headquarters on Friday before a banned rally on Saturday for the fifth anniversary of the National People's Congress landmark 831 Decision.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/31 10:07:18

Shenzhen police stage new drill using water cannons to deal with riot

The People's Armed Police staged a new drill that featured an apparent large-scaled anti-riot exercises in Shenzhen's Bay Sports Center on Thursday, near Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/29 23:21:49

Arrests of three secessionist leaders indicate stricter and firmer enforcement from Hong Kong police

Hong Kong police arrested three backbone young activists ahead of Saturday's march which is widely expected to lead to violence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/30 12:02:14

Guidelines draw HK start-ups to Shenzhen

The fast-rising technology hub of Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, will attract more young entrepreneurs from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) under a central government plan to make the city a demonstration area of socialism with Chinese characteristics, Hong Kong entrepreneurs who do business in Shenzhen told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/29 20:13:42

Hong Kong parents object to children going to protests

"The thing I disapprove of the most is their saying 'I'm not Chinese,'" said Lun Yeung (pseudonym), 60, who was born and grew up in Hong Kong and whose father was from South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/29 18:54:34

Radical HK protesters vandalize station as MTR obtains injunction

Radical protesters vandalized the Kwai Fong station in Hong Kong on Friday night, after the Mass Transit Railway (MTR) shut down the station around 9 pm and applied for an interim injunction to restrain those who intentionally damaged public property and trains.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/24 0:40:13

Hong Kong to rekindle Lion Rock spirit of hard work

While young protesters in Hong Kong call for massive strikes across the city to paralyze public transport and to disrupt businesses and schools, many diligent Hongkongers continue to stand their ground, calling for the rekindling of a core value – “Lion Rock spirit,” a value that has shaped the city's economic phenomenon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/23 23:03:40

Twitter, Facebook action sparks backlash

Facebook and Twitter faced a strong backlash after the two platforms started to take down accounts from China in relation to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 23:08:40

Lam to establish platform for talks with protesters

Observers wondered if the surprisingly non-violent protest on Sunday signalled a turning point for the months-long chaos or was simply a tactic used by opposition forces to pressure the government and upgrade violence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 22:58:40

Hong Kong to establish mechanism to hold dialogue with protesters

The Hong Kong government will establish a communication and dialogue platform to hold talks with protesters, said Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor at a press conference on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 11:28:39

HK youth deceived by West

In the past two months, the radical protesters in Hong Kong, who consist of many young people and students who are infatuated with the West, have continuously showed their extremism through cyber bullying and real violence by provoking other residents of the city and people from the mainland, which prompted local experts and even many young students who disagree with them to speak out.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 23:23:40

Riot leaders in Hong Kong use freedom and democracy as a guise, young students as cannon fodder

The "Gang of Four" in Hong Kong have been criticized for using freedom and democracy as a guise and young students as cannon fodder.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 18:03:39

Hong Kong police keep high morale

Dozens of water barriers are set up around a residential building for Hong Kong police officers and their relatives. When a stranger approaches the entrance, two security guards ask him his identity and the purpose of his visit.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 23:43:39

Hong Kong opposition-camp media confuse right and wrong

During the Hong Kong riots, the local journalists association has been accused of calling white black
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 18:33:39

US playing Hong Kong card dangerous: analyst

The US is openly playing Hong Kong as a card to exert strategic pressure on China amid the trade negotiations and escalating contention between the two countries, said Chinese experts, as senior US officials, institutions and foundations have increasingly lent support to prolonged riots in the special administrative region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 23:23:41

Who is messing with Hong Kong?

Some foreign forces have had a hand in what is happening in Hong Kong. The list includes the US Democratic politician Nancy Pelosi, Senate MajorityLeader Mitch McConnell and Republican senator Marco Rubio as well as staff from the Consulate General of the US in Hong Kong and think tanks from the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 18:28:41

Hong Kong has had enough of violent acts

"Enough for Hong Kong!" Sickened by growingly violent and rampant rioting mobs, Hong Kong residents published a signed petition on the front pages of multiple local newspapers on Thursday, calling on the Hong Kong government to suspend the approval of any public demonstration until social order is restored in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 17:58:41

Hong Kong violence faces backlash

Violent activities carried out by radical protesters in Hong Kong are "purely Nazi" actions, observers said on Wednesday after the rioters' attack on a reporter and a mainland traveller Tuesday midnight at Hong Kong International Airport, which triggered outrage across the mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 0:03:39

Condemnation pours in over brutal attack on GT reporter

Condemnation for violence poured in after Global Times reporter Fu Guohao was illegally seized and brutally assaulted by rioters at the Hong Kong International Airport around midnight Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 2:32:04

Hong Kong airport paralyzed for 2nd day

Hong Kong airport was seriously disrupted again on Tuesday by illegal assemblies as all check-in services for departing flights were suspended after 4:30 pm as announced by airport authorities.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 1:58:39

HK business suffers 'chilly winter' from radical protests

As illegal assemblies in Hong Kong continue to disrupt normal life in the city and protesters paralyzed the Hong Kong airport for two consecutive days, business representatives and local residents called the anti-government movement a "suicide mission" that will destroy the local economy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 17:28:40

Hong Kong riots have 'signs of terrorism': official

Hong Kong police vowed on Monday to push efforts to fight illegal protesters who use more dangerous weapons and endanger the public, with the mobs' violent actions have shown "signs of terrorism."
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 0:23:39

HKSAR gov't condemns violence as protesters hurl petrol bombs

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government in early morning of Monday condemned violent acts of protesters occurring on Sunday, with some even hurling petrol bombs, causing injuries of a police officer.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/12 14:15:40

Illegal rallies hurt life in Hong Kong

More and more Hongkongers urged police to strictly enforce the law and bring all violent rioters to justice after the city suffered another weekend of chaos and public transport disruption.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/11 17:13:39