Tag: #Hong Kong

Chinese officials, observers ‘not surprised, but prepared’ for US sanctions over HK

Chen Qingqing July 19, 2020

Chinese officials, observers ‘not surprised, but prepared’ for US sanctions over HK

Top Chinese legislators and veteran observers of Hong Kong affairs said they are not surprised to see the US president sign the Hong Kong Autonomy Act, which is considered "a piece of scrap paper" by the Chinese government. Observers said that Washington is shooting itself in the foot...More

Central govt’s natl security office in HK inaugurated, hailed as ‘envoy, gatekeeper’ for security

Chen Qingqing July 10, 2020

Central govt’s natl security office in HK inaugurated, hailed as ‘envoy, gatekeeper’ for security

The central government’s office for safeguarding national security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) was inaugurated on Wednesday morning. The office is located at Metropark Hotel Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island, according to news site hk.on.cc. During the inauguration ceremony, the central government’s liaison office director...More

National Security Law for Hong Kong: Bane to Subversives, Boon for Citizens

Thomas Hon Wing Polin July 08, 2020

National Security Law for Hong Kong: Bane to Subversives, Boon for Citizens

The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, will imminently enact a National Security Law (NSL) for Hong Kong. For many in the Special Administrative Region, especially patriots, this will be the most hopeful day in the life of Hong Kong since its return to...More

New national security office in HK to target foreign forces

Yang Sheng, Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi July 04, 2020

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...More

National Security Law for HK gives ‘final say’ to central govt

Left Review Online July 03, 2020

National Security Law for HK gives ‘final say’ to central govt

China's top lawmakers on Tuesday voted unanimously to enact a draft law to safeguard national security in Hong Kong at the 20th session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, which ended on Tuesday afternoon in Beijing. Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a presidential decree unveiling...More

National Security Law for HK is not a toothless tiger

Hu Xijin July 01, 2020

National Security Law for HK is not a toothless tiger

Hong Kong media reported that the Standing Committee of China's top legislature passed the national security law for Hong Kong Tuesday morning. The law will be effective from July 1, Wednesday. Wednesday is also the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China. The law will end the...More

Chinese netizens hail HK police’s restraint compared with US police in law enforcement

Left Review Online June 09, 2020

Chinese netizens hail HK police’s restraint compared with US police in law enforcement

A video pointing out the differences between the Hong Kong and US police on how they handled the riots went viral, with many Chinese netizens hailing HK law enforcement for showing restraint during the 2019 riots and condemning US police for being violent and the US government for...More

Why are Chinese partaking in ‘revenge observation’ on US riots?

Chen Qingqing, Liu Xin and Yang Sheng June 08, 2020

Why are Chinese partaking in ‘revenge observation’ on US riots?

When the Western media depicts Chinese media coverage of the ongoing social unrest in the US as a "propaganda win" with a mixture of glee for the Western media's double standards on the Hong Kong protests, which has now backfired on its own, few of them are taking...More

West launches public opinion war against China over HK

Yang Sheng & Deng Xiaoci November 30, 2019

West launches public opinion war against China over HK

Beijing. A report by Reuters alleging China's central government was considering replacing its liaison office in Hong Kong was slammed by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs commissioner office in Hong Kong on Tuesday, as Chinese observers noted that foreign interference won't stop and what China can do...More

American elites expose ulterior motives on China

Mu Lu November 29, 2019

American elites expose ulterior motives on China

There is a group of academic elites in the US who have kept a close watch on the situation in Hong Kong. These so-called scholars insist on the supremacy of their Western values and refuse to acknowledge the fact that China's system is more suitable to its current...More

Hong Kong Education System Fails to Teach Real Democracy

Ai Jun November 27, 2019

Hong Kong Education System Fails to Teach Real Democracy

What is a child supposed to do at the age of 11 or 12? The answer should be a list of beautiful things. But in Hong Kong, a child that young could be arrested for illegal acts in unlawful assemblies carrying offensive weapons such as Molotov cocktails or...More

Western media shifts tone on Hong Kong riots

Left Review Online November 20, 2019

Western media shifts tone on Hong Kong riots

Beijing. As the months-long violence in Hong Kong entered a deadly level in the past two weeks, with radical rioters turning university campuses into "terror camps" to engage in clashes with police, a public opinion battle reached a turning point with more Hong Kong residents, media outlets and...More

HK Police Shows Restraint as Those Around the World Use Force to Clamp Down on Protests

Zhao Yu and Zhao Tingjing November 01, 2019

HK Police Shows Restraint as Those Around the World Use Force to Clamp Down on Protests

From Spain to the UK and from Chile to Bolivia, protests have rocked the streets. Some of these countries include those considered democratic countries or development models for their regions. Despite the different reasons for the protests in these countries, the police and relevant departments hold the same...More

Western media smacks of double standards

Left Review Online October 26, 2019

Western media smacks of double standards

Beijing. In the recent few weeks, some Western companies and individuals have acted in line with the Chinese mainland's stance. For example, US gaming company Blizzard punished an e-sports player who voiced his support for the riots in Hong Kong, and Apple has taken off HKmap.live, an app...More

Hong Kong seeks opportunities in Greater Bay Area amid trade pressure, riots

Chen Qingqing & Song Lin for Global Times September 30, 2019

Hong Kong seeks opportunities in Greater Bay Area amid trade pressure, riots

Beijing. Hong Kong, as a global trade hub, has been suffering from the ongoing trade war between China and the US as well as the ongoing unrest in the region, as it saw its exports drop for nine consecutive months. Hong Kong authorities and business representatives aim to...More