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UK offer of 'rubber check' for Hongkongers brazen interference in China's internal affairs: observers

Some UK politicians' promise to expand the “right of abode” to tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents was dubbed void promises and brazen interference in China's internal affairs by Chinese mainland experts and Hong Kong residents interviewed by the Global Times on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 20:08:40

China's top legislator confident of completing Hong Kong national security legislative task

China's top legislator confident of completing Hong Kong national security legislative task
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 15:32:00

HK Secretary for Security and six disciplinary forces support national security law in HK

Hong Kong's Secretary for Security and six disciplinary forces have pledged their full support for the national legislature's deliberation on national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 12:10:40

Rioters resume protests against national security law in 'deathbed struggle'

Various black-clad protesters descended into the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday, taking part in illegal protests, defying the proposed national security law, claiming it erodes the "one country, two systems" principle and infringes upon their legitimate rights. The Sunday protests have been rapidly dispersed by Hong Kong police.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 0:23:39

US should not underestimate Chinese people's determination for reunification: Wang Yi

The Taiwan question is China's internal affair and the US should recognize its high sensitivity and abide by the one-China principle and three joint communiqués, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/24 18:02:53

The proposed national security law won't affect Hong Kong's financial status: Chinese Foreign Minister

The proposed national security law won't affect Hong Kong's financial status: Chinese Foreign Minister
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/24 15:36:15

Taiwan separatists panic as mainland drops 'peaceful' in reunification narrative

Taiwan separatists and foreign forces that attempt to meddle in the reunification of China are becoming panicked and nervous as the Chinese mainland changes slightly the wording regarding the approach to reunification in the Friday's government work report by omitting the word "peaceful" ahead of "reunification," analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/23 20:45:55

How many national security laws does the US have?

No country would allow internal forces to collude with foreign forces to jeopardize national security. Before US politicians point fingers at HK's national security law to be enacted, they should first look at how many national security laws the US has.
Source: | 2020/5/23 15:12:44

HK national security law 'almost ready to be enacted'

After a draft decision on establishing and improving the legal system and enforcement mechanisms for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to safeguard national security was submitted to China's top legislature on Friday, the work of formulating the national security legislation would be accelerated, which would be signed into the law as early as in the coming weeks considering the urgency, some national lawmakers, top political advisors and lawyers said, as the central government prepared to set up national security agencies in Hong Kong to enhance information collecting and evidence to deal with acts like splitting the country, subverting state power, organizing and perpetrating terrorist activities.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/22 22:23:01

China warns DPP for 'baseless accusations' at HK national security law

China warned Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to stop baseless accusations and slandering the newly proposed national security law in Hong Kong, and warned secessionists on the island of Taiwan and Hong Kong against colluding.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/22 20:52:09

'Imperative' to plug national security loopholes in HK: spokespersons

Safeguarding national security does not contradict the principles of "one country, two systems," and deliberations on improving the legal system and enforcement mechanisms for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) at the ongoing legislature session are imperative, said the liaison office of the central government in HKSAR and the State Council's Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/22 18:24:21

National security law in HK may be completed within half year: experts

The 3rd session of 13th NPC will address draft decision of the National People's Congress on the Establishment and Improvement of the Legal System and Implementation Mechanism for the Safeguarding of National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/21 21:45:16

Commissioner's office of Chinese foreign ministry in HKSAR condemns US politicians' groundless remarks

The Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Thursday firmly opposed and condemned the groundless comments by certain US politicians against the Chinese central government and the HKSAR government.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/21 17:33:33

Former HK security secretary advocates introducing health code to city

Hong Kong could learn from the Chinese mainland and introduce color health codes to monitor residents' health in order to allow movement during the COVID-19 epidemic and share relevant information with the mainland with the aim of easing border controls, Lai Tung-kwok, former secretary for security of the Hong Kong government and member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/20 16:14:26

Taiwan proposal meets major setback at WHA, 'will never work'

The US' attempt to get Taiwan a position at the ongoing World Health Assembly was met with a setback as the WHA has announced that it will not discuss the proposal on “inviting Taiwan to join WHA as an observer”.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/19 17:58:35

Central govt should set up special agencies in HK to enhance Chinese history education: NPC deputy

The central government should establish special agencies in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to improve Chinese history education and enhance the sense of national identity among local students. These could be either government agencies or non-profit organizations through which the mainland could dispatch teachers or experts to the SAR, a Hong Kong deputy to the National People's Congress (NPC) told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/19 13:15:06

HK judicial affairs interrupted as Jimmy Lai's case postponed

The founder of Hong Kong-based anti-government and pro-separatist tabloid Apple Daily Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, who is suspected of being the mastermind behind illegal assemblies and riots during the 2019-2020 political turmoil in Hong Kong, was released on bail after a court arraignment was postponed at Hong Kong's West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/18 23:53:40

HK politicians to propose correcting anti-mainland education at national two sessions

An inappropriate question in the Hong Kong special administrative region's college entrance exam regarding China's modern history has been met with a backlash from both the authorities and society, calling into question the city's long-term flawed national education and inviting proposals from officials for change.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/18 14:08:40