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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

Hong Kong police action justified: report

Hong Kong police resorted to force only on occasions of violence during last year's social unrest, while there were "areas for improvement" during officers' clashes with protesters, according to a report on public order events since June last year and the police response.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/15 20:33:41

Chinese FM slams Taiwan DPP for colluding with US to seek WHA attendance

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday slammed the island of Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) for colluding with some countries to seek attendance as an observer at the World Health Assembly (WHA), saying it was politicizing a health problem to serve a secessionist agenda that will never succeed.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/15 18:38:40

Extremism threatens HK students

Extreme political ideology that would incite Hong Kong youth to conduct illegal activities and discriminate against mainlanders is back at school, as Hong Kong residents are worried that the teenagers would be infused with radical anti-government and separatist views.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/13 21:13:41

US bill won't help Taiwan attend WHA

The reason why China firmly prohibits separatist Taiwan authority from participating in the World Health Assembly (WHA) as an observer is due to the fact such authority has abandoned the one-China principle, and no matter how the US politicians and their allies exploit the issue to encourage Taiwan separatism, the only consequence that may ensue is the mainland considering ending this senseless game by solving the Taiwan question once and for all via non-peaceful means.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/13 0:13:40

New wave of unrest risks further sinking HK

Illegal public gatherings are staging a comeback in Hong Kong, while experts warned that a resurgence of unrest would further damage the city's economy and social order, which had been showing signs of recovery after the double blow of months of riots followed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/11 20:08:40

HK needs central govt support

Under the combined impact of social unrest and the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is facing another tough year in 2020, with anti-government and separatist forces preparing to take more action in June to extend the turmoil.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/7 20:58:40

Pulitzer Prize loses reputation in China by awarding one-sided report on HK turmoil

The most influential annual prize for US journalists has once again showed the double standards and bias of mainstream Western media, and it has lost its reputation among the Chinese public, as the 2020 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Breaking News Photography was awarded to Reuters, which delivered extremely one-sided information about the Hong Kong turmoil in 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/6 20:42:04

Black-clad rioters must be eliminated for Hong Kong to enjoy peace: spokesperson

Hong Kong will not enjoy a peaceful day unless black-clad rioters are eliminated, and the central government will not sit and watch this destructive force wantonly do whatever they crazily wish, the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/6 13:52:08

HKSAR chief executive vows more measures to prop up economy in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's GDP contracted 8.9 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of this year, the largest recorded decline since the reference period of the first quarter of 1974, as the COVID-19 pandemic dealt another blow to Hong Kong's economy yet to recover from months of violent incidents last year.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/5 13:31:28

Central govt's liaison office in HK condemns radicals for re-instigating dangerous unrest during May Day holiday

The Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Saturday strongly condemned radical protesters for re-instigating violence while ignoring civilians' sufferings.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/2 16:22:04

HKSAR gov't slams foreign politicians for their serious intervention in HK affairs

China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region(HKSAR)government Friday refuted remarks by some foreign officials and politicians, saying that they were totally unfounded and amounted to a serious intervention in Hong Kong's affairs. The HKSAR government strongly disagreed with the grossly irresponsible remarks and expressed deep regret about them.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/2 8:10:04