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PLA Hong Kong Garrison starts 2020 training sessions

Multiple units of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison conducted training sessions at the start of 2020, with the aim of having the capability to win wars.
Source: | 2020/1/8 0:14:46

No Hong Kong case contracts the unidentified pneumonia so far

The Hong Kong government has stepped up precautions against an unidentified pneumonia found in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, which has hospitalized 59 people in the mainland city.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/7 22:53:41

No patients in HK affected by unnamed pneumonia: Lam

No patient being treated in Hong Kong hospitals has been found to contract viral pneumonia of unknown cause originating in Wuhan, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said at a press conference on Tuesday, slamming fear-mongering, fake information that has been posted on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/7 12:55:56

Hong Kong police refute rumor about officers disguising as rioters

A senior officer of Hong Kong police on Monday refuted again accusations by a Hong Kong lawmaker that undercover officers disguised as rioters and committed violent acts on the New Year's Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/7 10:44:47

US media show double standards when reporting on Hong Kong -- Swiss daily

There is a lot of double-standards coverage on Hong Kong from the U.S. media, according to an article published recently by a Swiss daily newspaper.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/6 14:16:12

New director of liaison office says "one country, two systems" is Hong Kong's greatest advantage

The "one country, two systems" principle is Hong Kong's greatest advantage, Luo Huining, the new director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/6 14:04:13

Motherland is Hong Kong's biggest support: new head of liaison office

The "One Country, Two Systems" is the biggest advantage for Hong Kong and the motherland is Hong Kong's biggest supporter, Luo Huining, the new chief of the liaison office of the central government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region said at a brief and highly anticipated press conference on Monday, his first day in office.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/6 12:13:39

HK LegCo education panel applauded for textbook review initiative

Hong Kong netizens and teachers applauded a new measure establishing a textbook review subcommittee aimed at the city's education system to prevent future violence.
Source: | 2020/1/6 3:20:48

Senior HKSAR official says stopping violence crucial to economic recovery

A senior official of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said Saturday that stopping violence and restoring order are crucial to the recovery of Hong Kong economy.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/5 15:37:41

New liaison office head to usher in new period in HK: expert

Luo Huining will replace Wang Zhimin as the head of liaison office of the central government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Xinhua News Agency reported Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/4 18:30:24

Hong Kong holds farmers' market to showcase local precision-agriculture products

The largest outdoor farmers' market in Hong Kong opened on a warm winter Friday, inviting tides of crowds to enjoy a variety of local agricultural and fishery products.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/4 17:20:24

Hong Kong moves into dim 2020

Tear gas, hit-and-run, rampage and vandalism… Hong Kong's black-clad protesters spent the first day of 2020 in a reckless way while people across the world celebrated New Year's Day with shining fireworks, flowers, family reunion to embrace the beginning of the new decade.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/2 23:03:41

Taiwan incident might bring uncertainty to regional election

The crash of a US-made Taiwan military helicopter on Thursday killed three senior officers including the "chief of the general staff" of the island's defense forces.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/2 22:58:40

Taiwan's senior military officer confirmed dead in helicopter crash: reports

A Taiwan military Black Hawk helicopter carrying 13 people including three senior military officers crashed in a mountainous area in northern Taiwan on Thursday, killing eight people including the island's "Chief of the General Staff" Shen Yi-ming.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/2 15:01:19

Commissioner's office of Chinese foreign ministry in HKSAR slams foreign interference in Hong Kong

The Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) on Wednesday urged foreign politicians to stop confusing right and wrong and interfering in Hong Kong affairs.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/2 10:09:17

Hong Kong rioters go on rampage in protest on New Year's Day

Rioters wreak havoc again in Hong Kong on New Year's day, smashing HSBC and China Life Insurance branches, setting barricades and fire on streets, hurling petrol bombs on roads, and spray-painting insulting words on a High Court wall.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/1 23:45:47

HKSAR gov't rejects foreign interference in Hong Kong's affairs

The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) rejected foreign interference in Hong Kong's affairs in a statement in the small hours on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/1 14:29:55

Visitors to Hong Kong drop 10 pct in first 11 months of 2019 for prolonged social unrest

The number of visitors to Hong Kong dropped 10 percent year-on-year to 52.72 million in the first 11 months of year 2019, according to the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/1 12:58:05