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DPP's collusion with external forces 'root cause' of severe cross-Straits situation

The root cause of the increasingly complicated and serious cross-Straits situation is the Democratic Progressive Party authority's collusion with separatist and external forces, and their provocations, said Zhu Fenglian, spokesperson of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 12:03:45

Taiwan authorities slammed for 'inhumane act' of driving away mainland boats seeking shelter

The State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office has slammed the relevant authorities on the island of Taiwan as inhumane after they "savagely drove away" mainland fishing boats that were seeking shelter from gales, calling the act "infuriating."
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 11:58:00

Chinese military urges US to revoke Taiwan arms sales plan

A Chinese military spokesperson on Tuesday voiced firm opposition to U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, urging the United States to immediately stop military contact with and arms sales to the island.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/28 9:16:42

Central govt supports HK law enforcement agencies to perform duties: FM response to Tony Chung arrest

A spokesperson for China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday that China is a country under the rule of law and Hong Kong is a society ruled by law, stressing that the central government supports Hong Kong's law enforcement agencies to perform their duties.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 21:43:35

HKU choice of mainland heads 'first step' out of political hijacking: observers

A move by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) on Tuesday to appoint two professors from the mainland as its vice presidents, despite politically-motivated objections, was hailed by observers as a good progress in Hong Kong's academic field and a good start to shrugge off "political hijacking" to uphold academic freedom.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 18:03:48

US arms sales to Taiwan 'offensive, but useless'

The US has announced plans for a new round of arms sales to arm the secessionist Taiwan authorities with offensive Harpoon missiles that can attack the Chinese mainland, shortly after the Chinese central government announced on Monday sanctions against US military industrial firms and individuals involved in Taiwan arms sales.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 17:21:59

China slaps sanctions on Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon over arms sales to Taiwan island

China announces sanctions against Lockheed Martin, Boeing and Raytheon over arms sales to Taiwan island
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/26 15:36:13

Taiwan society commemorates 75th anniversary of recovery from Japanese occupation

With victorious songs sung, flowers presented and a parade marching through Taipei's main street, people of Taiwan commemorated the 75th anniversary of the island's recovery from Japanese occupation.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/26 11:23:28

Secessionist DPP, colluding with the US, pushes cross-Straits to brink of war: observer

The specter of military conflicts has blanketed the island of Taiwan, and increasingly so in the past few weeks, as Taiwan secessionist forces, led by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority, continue to pursue the opposite of peaceful development of cross-Straits ties and provoke the Chinese mainland with desperate dependence on the US, who offers nothing but empty promises and constantly creates deliberate chaos in the region, observers warned on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/25 19:35:59

DPP's arms-sales statement sends provocative message, but leads nowhere: spokesperson

A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Friday said that a recent statement by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority in Taiwan on its latest arms deals with the United States is a thinly-veiled military provocation and threat against the mainland.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/24 8:59:14

HK urges Taiwan to grant murder suspect entry a year after his release

One year after Hong Kong murder suspect Chan Tong-kai, whose case led to the proposed extradition bill that sparked months of social unrest in Hong Kong last year, was released from prison for money laundering, he still has not been able to get a visa to Taiwan to surrender.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/23 19:03:40

Lawyers from HK and Macao SARs can qualify to practice in the GBA

Qualified Hong Kong legal practitioners and Macao practicing lawyers who have passed the lawyer practice examination in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) and obtained qualifications to practice law in Chinese mainland may engage in legal affairs in nine cities in South China's Guangdong Province, according to an announcement of pilot measures published by China's State Council on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 23:33:23

GOP lawmakers use China Task Force to boost political careers

Anti-China politicians in the US House of Representatives once again proposed a bill to support Taiwan separatism, and to provoke the Chinese mainland by allowing Taiwan authority's personnel to perform official duties in the US, and requiring the Pentagon to prevent the Chinese mainland from reunifying with the island by force.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 22:07:27

HK rioters slammed for holding rallies in support of 12 suspects caught by mainland

Netizens from both the Chinese mainland and the Hong Kong Special Autonomous Region (HKSAR) slammed Hong Kong activists after Hong Kong riot leaders revealed that rallies will be held in 30 countries from Friday to Sunday in support of the 12 Hong Kong suspects detained by mainland police after illegally crossing into mainland waters while trying to escape to the island of Taiwan two months earlier.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 21:58:40

HK rioters criticized for meddling in Thai protests

Hong Kong separatists are using recent protests in Thailand to increase their public profile, as their separatist activities in Hong Kong have been strictly contained after the national security law for the city came into effect, and their support for the unrest in Thailand is being criticized and mocked by Hong Kong residents, as some said "they cheer for more turmoil elsewhere after they failed in Hong Kong."
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 22:22:44

Hong Kong health authority apologizes for Indian consulate staff's quarantine exemption

Hong Kong's health authority made an apology on Monday for a quarantine exemption arrangement of an Indian visitor, who was diagnosed as a confirmed case of COVID-19 on October 15 after arriving to and leaving the airport on the same day.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 18:29:26

Vlogger compares Taiwan healthcare with medical insurance in Chinese mainland, sparking debate

A vlogger from the island of Taiwan uploaded a video to compare the healthcare in Taiwan with the medical insurance of the Chinese mainland in accordance with her own experience, pointing out that the former has stood still for a long time, while the latter is developing and constantly improving.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 16:13:40

Mainland blasts DPP for distorting facts of espionage cases

The Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council on Friday blasted the mainland affairs council on the island of Taiwan for distorting facts of recently revealed espionage cases in an ill attempt to deflect responsibility and blame the mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/16 22:13:40