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China's top legislature sets constitutional structure for disqualifying unpatriotic LegCo lawmakers

China's top legislature sets constitutional structure for disqualifying unpatriotic LegCo lawmakers
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/11 12:59:11

DPP returning to right track key to improving cross-Straits ties: Taiwan Affairs Office

Cross-Straits ties will only be improved when the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) returns to the right track of the 1992 Consensus and stops provoking the Chinese mainland by seeking “independence,” said the spokesperson of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, when asked to comment on whether the US election result will affect cross-Straits relations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/11 11:49:15

China condems US "sanctions" against officials over Hong Kong

China on Tuesday strongly condemned the so-called sanctions imposed by the United States on officials of Chinese central government agencies responsible for Hong Kong affairs and of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/11 11:29:34

Hong Kong suspends fugitive offender agreement with Netherlands, Ireland

Hong Kong suspends fugitive offender agreement with Netherlands, Ireland.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 20:04:27

HK officials shrug off US sanctions, vow to continue protecting national security

The US has imposed sanctions on four more Chinese officials in the Chinese mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) over the Hong Kong issue, which Hong Kong Chief Secretary called “barbaric.” The sanctioned officials shrugged off the sanctions, and pledged to continue to safeguard the security of Hong Kong in the future. On Monday, the US Department of State slapped sanctions against four officials from Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland for allegedly “threatening the peace, security and autonomy of Hong Kong.” The four sanctioned officials are Deng Zhonghua, deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office, Edwina Lau, deputy commissioner of police in Hong Kong, and Li Jiangzhou and Li Kwai-wah, officials from the Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF).
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 16:11:54

Hong Kong to extend social distancing measures for 7 days

Matthew Cheung, Acting Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), said on Tuesday that in view of the latest COVID-19 situation, the existing social distancing measures due to expire on Thursday will be extended for another seven days.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/10 13:59:32

Tourism industries across Taiwan Strait explore post-COVID-19 opportunities

Insiders of tourism industries across the Taiwan Strait on Monday joined an online conference to explore post-COVID-19 cooperation opportunities.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/10 13:26:15

Macao to lift entry ban on foreigners arriving from Chinese mainland

Macao will allow foreigners coming from the Chinese mainland to enter the special administrative region (SAR) starting from Dec. 1, the SAR's pandemic response center said here on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/10 13:18:21

Taiwan in awkward position to befriend Biden as DPP leaned toward Trump during election

After gambling on Donald Trump in the US presidential election, the island of Taiwan and its Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), whose members have been openly rooting for Trump and bashing Joe Biden on social media, found themselves in an embarrassing situation to congratulate the reported president-elect and became anxious as it may not have the same "support" from the US as in the past four years, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/9 20:57:53

Better integration into nation's overall development helps Hong Kong boost economy: senior HKSAR gov't official

Matthew Cheung, chief secretary for administration of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government, said on Sunday that Hong Kong's better integration into the overall development of the country is an important driving force for the resumption of Hong Kong's economic growth.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/9 13:48:30

DPP collusion with hostile US 'NGOs' open as ever

With intensifying cross-Straits relations, US-funded NGOs meddling in the Taiwan question will further erode the space for mutual trust and cooperation between the two sides of Straits and create more obstacles to the peaceful development, expert said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/9 1:08:53

DPP mocked for being 'grass on the wall which sways with wind' after Biden's win

Netizens from the Chinese mainland and the island of Taiwan mocked Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen and the Democratic Progressive Party for being "grass on the top of a wall which sways with every wind" after they congratulated Democrat Joe Biden on his election victory in a stark contrast with their previous "attention" to Donald Trump.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/8 21:49:50

HK radio 'to play Chinese national anthem every morning from mid-Nov' to enhance natl identity among residents

Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) plans to broadcast Chinese national anthem on its radio channels at 8:00 am every day from November 16, Hong Kong media Ming Pao said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/7 18:11:48

Central govt deepens trust in Lam

China's central government firmly supports Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and fully recognizes her efforts in leading the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government to overcome various difficulties this year, Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng said Friday while meeting Lam in Beijing. He noted that he hopes that Hong Kong will grasp opportunities from the overall development of the country.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/6 10:54:46

Eight HK lawmakers charged with contempt, interfering with legislative meeting

Eight current and former members of the Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo), who were arrested for violating the Legislative Council (LegCo) Ordinance by causing riots at the May 8 LegCo meeting, were summoned to court for a hearing on Friday afternoon.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/6 21:11:17

Central govt recognizes Lam's work in HK epidemic fight, national security law enforcement

Central govt fully recognizes HK Chief Executive Carrie Lam led SAR govt to overcome many difficulties like controlling epidemic and implementing National Security Law for HK. Her efforts yielded remarkable results: Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng meets with Lam in Beijing
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/6 9:50:48

Taiwan businesspeople, volunteers show real mainland to compatriots misguided by island media

Even as Taiwan authorities desperately try to obstruct normal cross-Straits communication and exchanges, begging favor from the US, businesspeople from the island of Taiwan more than ever feel the necessity to strengthen cooperation with the mainland despite facing pressure from local authorities.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/6 2:19:37

Lam meets ministers in Beijing, calls for resumption of flow of people between HK and mainland

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam met with Ma Xiaowei, head of the National Health Commission, on Thursday, saying she appreciates the commission's support for the city during the COVID-19 epidemic and called for a resumption in the flow of people between Hong Kong and mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/6 1:22:01