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China ready for looming financial war initiated by US

China should prepare for a potential financial showdown with the US, as the Trump administration appears to be waging a financial war on China, with crackdowns on US-listed Chinese companies and threats of sanctions over national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), financial sector experts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/27 19:03:40

HK real estate tycoons voice support for national security legislation

Hong Kong real estate tycoons are “patriotic businesspeople” as they showed firm support and have the correct stance on the national security legislation proposed by the Chinese central government, experts said. And their confidence in the Hong Kong economy and business environment in the future differs from pessimistic predictions from the West, who claim the legislation will weaken the city's role as an economic hub and financial center.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/27 15:09:52

HK's foreign judges should be barred from national security trials: NPC deputy

"Potential or actual conflict of interests may occur if a foreign judge or a judge with dual nationality is involved in national security cases,” said Maggie Chan Man-ki, who is currently in Beijing to attend the annual two sessions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/27 14:18:40

More than 1.1 mln Hong Kong residents sign petition supporting national security legislation

The number of Hong Kong residents signing a petition in support of the national security legislation has surpassed 1.1 million as of Tuesday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/27 10:41:27

Fujian's GDP surpassing Taiwan a historic breakthrough with significance for Taiwan work: NPC deputy

GDP in East China's Fujian Province reached 4.23 trillion yuan ($592.9 billion) in 2019, surpassing that of the island of Taiwan for the first time, which is a "historic breakthrough" having "far-reaching significance for efforts toward Taiwan," said Zhang Zhijun, president of The Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits, and also a deputy to the National People's Congress this year.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/5/26 23:38:40

HK measures to hurt US badly

The US may be able to launch a vicious word war against China on the Hong Kong issue, but it's impossible for the US to strike heavily at China at a low cost. Most measures cost the US too much with little benefit, which would make the West suffer significantly, a top Hong Kong think tank advisor told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 23:23:40

Central govt has full legal rights to set up national security law for HK: Ex-Secretary of Justice

The central government has the legal power and responsibility to establish a national security law anytime, and even if Hong Kong establishes Article 23, the central government could enact a new national security law, Elsie Leung Oi-sie, deputy director of Hong Kong Basic Law Committee of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and former Secretary of Justice told the Global Times on Tuesday in rebuking questions raised by the Hong Kong Bar Association on whether China's top legislator has the legal power to draft the law.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 22:02:26

HK national security law sheds light on Taiwan question: deputies

National People's Congress (NPC) deputies from Taiwan said Hong Kong's national security legislation sheds light on a future solution to the Taiwan question.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 19:53:40

Netizens call for national security law to bring HK protesters to justice

Chinese netizens have called for the immediate introduction of the national security law to Hong Kong to bring to justice a dozen protesters who asked US troops to "land in" Hong Kong in protest at the national anthem bill, which will receive its second reading on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 14:04:40

PLA HK Garrison supports national security legislation for HK, confident in safeguarding national sovereignty: commander

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison firmly supports the draft decision to introduce national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region(HKSAR) and the troops have the determination, confidence and capability to safeguard the national sovereignty, security, development interests and long-term prosperity and stability in Hong Kong, affirmed the commander of the garrison.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 12:18:03

UK offer of 'rubber check' for Hongkongers brazen interference in China's internal affairs: observers

Some UK politicians' promise to expand the “right of abode” to tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents was dubbed void promises and brazen interference in China's internal affairs by Chinese mainland experts and Hong Kong residents interviewed by the Global Times on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 20:08:40

China's top legislator confident of completing Hong Kong national security legislative task

China's top legislator confident of completing Hong Kong national security legislative task
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 15:32:00

HK Secretary for Security and six disciplinary forces support national security law in HK

Hong Kong's Secretary for Security and six disciplinary forces have pledged their full support for the national legislature's deliberation on national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 12:10:40

Rioters resume protests against national security law in 'deathbed struggle'

Various black-clad protesters descended into the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday, taking part in illegal protests, defying the proposed national security law, claiming it erodes the "one country, two systems" principle and infringes upon their legitimate rights. The Sunday protests have been rapidly dispersed by Hong Kong police.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 0:23:39

US should not underestimate Chinese people's determination for reunification: Wang Yi

The Taiwan question is China's internal affair and the US should recognize its high sensitivity and abide by the one-China principle and three joint communiqués, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/24 18:02:53

The proposed national security law won't affect Hong Kong's financial status: Chinese Foreign Minister

The proposed national security law won't affect Hong Kong's financial status: Chinese Foreign Minister
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/24 15:36:15

Taiwan separatists panic as mainland drops 'peaceful' in reunification narrative

Taiwan separatists and foreign forces that attempt to meddle in the reunification of China are becoming panicked and nervous as the Chinese mainland changes slightly the wording regarding the approach to reunification in the Friday's government work report by omitting the word "peaceful" ahead of "reunification," analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/23 20:45:55

How many national security laws does the US have?

No country would allow internal forces to collude with foreign forces to jeopardize national security. Before US politicians point fingers at HK's national security law to be enacted, they should first look at how many national security laws the US has.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/5/23 15:12:44