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Netizens call for China's national flag to be hung in place of Statue of Liberty at makeshift COVID-19 hospital AsiaWorld Expo

Netizens demanded that China's national flag be hung at the AsiaWorld Expo in Hong Kong, which has been turned into a makeshift hospital to treat COVID-19 patients, after a photo of the Statue of Liberty on the wall of the venue caused controversy online.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 9:55:52

Medical aid team arrives in HK, bringing skills, blessing

The first group of seven nucleic acid testing technicians from the Chinese mainland arrived in Hong Kong on Sunday to begin the task of assisting Hong Kong to curb the surging number of COVID-19 infections. They will be followed by a team of experts who specialize in building makeshift hospitals.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 21:38:40

Chinese mainland to help HK build new makeshift hospital to curb spread of epidemic

Hong Kong Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung Kin-chung revealed on Sunday that, in addition to assisting with the city's makeshift hospital at the AsiaWorld Expo, the central government will help build a completely new hospital in Hong Kong to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 19:00:33

Young people violating 'one country' principle have gloomy future: Carrie Lam

Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR),said that some young people have wrongly got the idea that opposing the local or central government will help them, and warned that if they violate the “one country” principle, their future could be gloomy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 14:12:56

HK opposition's criticism of postponed LegCo election ignores threat to public health: Leung Chun-ying

The Hong Kong opposition's criticism of the postponement of Legislative Council (LegCo)'s election ignores the threat to public health, says Leung Chun-ying, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 10:45:42

HK police seek 6 secessionists who fled overseas

Six HK secessionists who fled overseas are wanted by HK police for allegedly splitting the country or colluding with foreign forces, including Nathan Law, Wayne Chan Ka Kui, Honcques Laus and ex-UK consulate staff Simon Cheng.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 22:07:13

DPP 'will capitalize' on Lee Teng-hui's death

After the death of the "godfather of Taiwan secessionism," Lee Teng-hui, was announced on Thursday, several politicians tried to capitalize on the former Taiwan leader's death, including US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the current leader of the island, Tsai Ing-wen, with experts saying they continue to push for separatism and spread an anti-China sentiment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 21:08:40

Central govt to send COVID-19 testing personnel to HK, help build quarantine facility

The Chinese central government will send mainland testing personnel to Hong Kong to help expand nucleic acid tests and help the city build temporary quarantine and treatment centers to contain the COVID-19, the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 20:58:40

Central govt liaison office expresses understanding, support of HK election delay

Central govt liaison office expresses understanding, support of HK election delay
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 19:34:05

Central govt to send COVID-19 testing personnel to HK, help build quarantine facility

The central govt has decided to send Chinese mainland testing personnel to HK to help expand nucleic acid tests and help HK build a temporary quarantine and treatment center to contain COVID-19: Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 19:27:36

Central govt supports HKSAR decision to postpone LegCo election

The central govt has decided to send Chinese mainland testing personnel to HK to help expand nucleic acid tests and help HK build a temporary quarantine and treatment center to contain COVID-19: Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 19:24:22

HK LegCo election postponed: Chief Executive Carrie Lam

HK LegCo election postponed until 2021: Chief Executive Carrie Lam
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 18:09:15

HK junks 12 LegCo opposition candidates, reviews to remove secessionists

Twelve candidates, including secessionist Joshua Wong, for Hong Kong's Legislative Council (LegCo) election scheduled for September 6 have been disqualified (DQ) for failing the requirements of the elections. The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said it supports the decision of the Electoral Affairs Commission (EAC), the government said in a statement on its website on Thursday, adding that the 12 candidates do not satisfy the requirements of the Legislative Council Ordinance, and electoral officers' decision has nothing to do with a so-called political review or limiting freedom of speech, or depriving their candidacy as alleged by some members of the community.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 19:10:40

'Godfather of Taiwan secessionism' dies at 97

Former Taiwan leader, also known as the "Godfather of Taiwan secessionism," Lee Teng-hui, has died at the age of 97, a Taiwan hospital announced on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 22:32:51

Call for probe of more secessionists after 1st major operation

There's a call for more secessionists in Hong Kong, including Joshua Wong Chi-fung, Jimmy Lai Chee-ying and Tai Yiu-ting, to be investigated after four people who claimed to be students were arrested for suspected secessionist activities in the first major operation of the Hong Kong police's new national security unit on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 20:18:40

HKSAR govt supports disqualifying 12 nominees to LegCo election

HKSAR government voiced support to the decision by the electoral affairs commission to disqualify 12 candidates from the opposition camp in the LegCo election: HKSAR govt
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 16:29:23

EU's move over national security law in Hong Kong wrong: HKSAR gov't

China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said Wednesday night that European Union's (EU) conclusions and measures in response to the enactment of the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the HKSAR was a wrong decision.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/30 14:48:16

4 arrested for breaking security law in first major action from HKPF's new natl security unit

Four people who claimed to be students have been arrested for breaching the national security law for Hong Kong and suspected of secession by advocating for "Hong Kong independence," the Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF) announced on Wednesday night.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 2:25:22