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New national security office in HK to target foreign forces

With the passage of the law on safeguarding national security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), several new departments and units will be established to handle national security cases. Experts said these arrangements showed the spirit of the "one country, two systems" and the cooperation between the central government and the HKSAR government for better law enforcement.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/1 3:12:27

Natl security law for HK deters foreign troublemakers 

The highly anticipated national security law for Hong Kong has begun to have a powerful deterrent effect on foreign forces, which have been meddling in Hong Kong affairs, and they would become the prime targets of the law for their interfering in the city and endangering China's national security. The law goes after acts of secession, subversion of state power, terrorist activities, and collusion with foreign or external forces to endanger national security.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/1 1:36:07

Life sentence maximum under natl security law for HK

Life sentence maximum under natl security law for HK
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 23:13:42

HKSAR prepared for shocks from suspension of preferential status

China will take “necessary countermeasures” to firmly protect its national interests after the wrongful move by the US to revoke the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR)'s special status in a bid to pressure China to drop its new National Security Law, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian told a routine press conference on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 20:28:40

Timeline of National Security Law for Hong Kong

October 31, 2019: Communiqué issued at conclusion of fourth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the CPC, which said legal system and law-enforcement mechanism in SARs for safeguarding national security should be established, improved.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 22:58:40

China to keep monitoring a new H1N1 virus strain: Foreign Ministry

Chinese researchers have issued an early warning over another potential pandemic caused by an influenza virus in pigs, coming after the COVID-19, but disease control experts said the public should not overreact and hog farms have shown no signs of related disease.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 21:23:40

US urged to do more for success of phase one trade deal: experts

Washington should do more to ensure the smooth implementation of the phase one China-US trade deal, rather than talking it down, smearing China to divert domestic attention amid the pandemic and provoking new conflicts, Chinese experts urged. China is carrying out the deal firmly for now, they noted.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 21:20:29

Natl security law for HK to cut off the 'dark hands' of Taiwan DPP creating trouble in HK: Taiwan Affairs Office

The Taiwan separatist authority, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), made irresponsible criticism of the national security law for HK, and this has revealed its toxic purpose - making trouble in Hong Kong and realizing its separatist goal: Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 20:46:38

Modi government needs to prevent economic conflict

In an apparent move to boycott Chinese products and services, the Indian government on Monday imposed a ban on 59 Chinese mobile applications including TikTok, WeChat, UC Browser and CamScanner.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 20:40:05

50% cut in Chinese FDI poses bleak prospect for Indian economy

Double blows from the COVID-19 pandemic and hostility of the Indian government may turn 2020 into a turning point for Chinese investment to India, according to a Global Times survey of experts on China-India economic and trade relations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 19:43:40

HK chief executive urges international community to respect need for national security law

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said at the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday that the national security law for Hong Kong will not undermine the city's judiciary or autonomy, and urged the international community to respect the mainland's right to safeguard its national security.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 18:38:40

Indian ban on Chinese apps will backfire on tech sector

Analysts said that the Indian government's ban on 59 apps developed by Chinese companies will hurt India's technology and internet start-ups as they lose Chinese investment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 19:28:40

President Xi Jinping signs a presidential decree unveiling the national security law for HK

President Xi Jinping signs a presidential decree unveiling the national security law for HK
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 18:13:55

China's new-generation fighter jet scheduled to make maiden flight in 2021: report

China's new-generation fighter jet is scheduled to make its maiden flight in 2021, an aviation industry report revealed on Monday. Analysts speculate that it will be China's new aircraft carrier-based fighter jet.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 18:08:39

Pompeo 'lying through his teeth' on Xinjiang affairs: Chinese FM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who claimed that China is trying to reduce Uygur births using IUDs, abortion and sterilization, is “lying through his teeth,” said a spokesperson from China's Foreign Ministry (FM) on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 16:56:51

UPDATE 1 – Ban on Chinese apps will hurt Indian start-ups, deter Chinese investment: analysts

Analysts say the Indian government's ban on 59 apps developed by Chinese companies will eventually hurt India's technology and internet startups when they lose Chinese investment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 12:31:44

HK extremists, secessionists flee, disband groups after security law passed

The deterrent effect of the National Security Law for Hong Kong has begun to show, as three infamous secessionist leaders in Hong Kong - Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Agnes Chow - announced their withdrawal from anti-government group Demosisto Tuesday morning, hours after China's top legislature reportedly voted to pass the law, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 13:33:22

Hainan raises duty-free shopping quota, expands commodities category to stimulate consumption, tourism

China's tax-free related stocks opened higher on Tuesday morning, with some rising by the daily limit of 10 percent. Investors were cheered overnight by a new policy that expands the per capita quota for offshore duty-free shopping in South China's Hainan Province from a previous 30,000 yuan ($4,239) to 100,000 yuan a year.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 11:47:57