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Hong Kong web celebrities rally support for security legislation

Hong Kong internet idols like Jacky Chung Kit Ko used slogans and short videos to rally support for the new Hong Kong national security legislation and promote it to local residents: "If you never commit treason, you do not need to be afraid of the legislation," said one slogan.
Source: | 2020/5/29 0:20:02

Over 1.85 mln Hong Kong residents, including HKSAR chief executive, sign petition supporting national security legislation

More than 1.85 million Hong Kong residents, including Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam, have signed a petition in support of the national security legislation as of Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/28 23:42:10

Approval of HK national security legislation aims for HK's prosperity:  Premier Li

Approval of HK national security legislation aims for HK's prosperity:  Premier Li
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/28 17:12:33

China to promote peaceful reunification: premier

China will promote the peaceful reunification of the country, Premier Li Keqiang said Thursday in response to a question related to Taiwan.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/28 17:08:42

China's top legislature adopts draft decision on HK national security legislation

China's top legislature adopts draft decision on HK national security legislation
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/28 15:12:34

US cancellation of HK special status 'beneath notice'

The US' move to announce that Hong Kong is "no longer autonomous from China" and threatening to cancel the city's special status in trade won't shake China's determination to finish national security legislation for Hong Kong to crack down on anti-China activities in the city sponsored by the US and other foreign interests, said Chinese analysts.
Source: | 2020/5/28 4:03:34

Education on Chinese history and national identity needs to be boosted in Hong Kong: experts

As the Ministry of Education is in its annual process of selecting and dispatching teachers from the Chinese mainland to Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, some experts and officials are calling for a boost to education on Chinese history and national identity among students and teachers.
Source: | 2020/5/28 3:22:55

Doubt remains over building 'Hong Kong town' in Greater Bay Area

A yearning for home seems to have in many cases left a bitter taste in the mouths of dream chasers in Hong Kong, the most expensive city on the planet in which to own a home. The bitterness is apparently intensified by a long waiting list for public rental housing.
Source: | 2020/5/27 23:36:59

China ready for looming financial war initiated by US

China should prepare for a potential financial showdown with the US, as the Trump administration appears to be waging a financial war on China, with crackdowns on US-listed Chinese companies and threats of sanctions over national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), financial sector experts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/27 19:03:40

HK real estate tycoons voice support for national security legislation

Hong Kong real estate tycoons are “patriotic businesspeople” as they showed firm support and have the correct stance on the national security legislation proposed by the Chinese central government, experts said. And their confidence in the Hong Kong economy and business environment in the future differs from pessimistic predictions from the West, who claim the legislation will weaken the city's role as an economic hub and financial center.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/27 15:09:52

HK's foreign judges should be barred from national security trials: NPC deputy

"Potential or actual conflict of interests may occur if a foreign judge or a judge with dual nationality is involved in national security cases,” said Maggie Chan Man-ki, who is currently in Beijing to attend the annual two sessions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/27 14:18:40

More than 1.1 mln Hong Kong residents sign petition supporting national security legislation

The number of Hong Kong residents signing a petition in support of the national security legislation has surpassed 1.1 million as of Tuesday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/27 10:41:27

Fujian's GDP surpassing Taiwan a historic breakthrough with significance for Taiwan work: NPC deputy

GDP in East China's Fujian Province reached 4.23 trillion yuan ($592.9 billion) in 2019, surpassing that of the island of Taiwan for the first time, which is a "historic breakthrough" having "far-reaching significance for efforts toward Taiwan," said Zhang Zhijun, president of The Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits, and also a deputy to the National People's Congress this year.
Source: | 2020/5/26 23:38:40

HK measures to hurt US badly

The US may be able to launch a vicious word war against China on the Hong Kong issue, but it's impossible for the US to strike heavily at China at a low cost. Most measures cost the US too much with little benefit, which would make the West suffer significantly, a top Hong Kong think tank advisor told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 23:23:40

Central govt has full legal rights to set up national security law for HK: Ex-Secretary of Justice

The central government has the legal power and responsibility to establish a national security law anytime, and even if Hong Kong establishes Article 23, the central government could enact a new national security law, Elsie Leung Oi-sie, deputy director of Hong Kong Basic Law Committee of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and former Secretary of Justice told the Global Times on Tuesday in rebuking questions raised by the Hong Kong Bar Association on whether China's top legislator has the legal power to draft the law.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 22:02:26

HK national security law sheds light on Taiwan question: deputies

National People's Congress (NPC) deputies from Taiwan said Hong Kong's national security legislation sheds light on a future solution to the Taiwan question.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 19:53:40

Netizens call for national security law to bring HK protesters to justice

Chinese netizens have called for the immediate introduction of the national security law to Hong Kong to bring to justice a dozen protesters who asked US troops to "land in" Hong Kong in protest at the national anthem bill, which will receive its second reading on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 14:04:40

PLA HK Garrison supports national security legislation for HK, confident in safeguarding national sovereignty: commander

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison firmly supports the draft decision to introduce national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region(HKSAR) and the troops have the determination, confidence and capability to safeguard the national sovereignty, security, development interests and long-term prosperity and stability in Hong Kong, affirmed the commander of the garrison.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 12:18:03