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Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong pleads guilty to protest charges

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Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has pleaded guilty to inciting and organizing an unauthorized assembly, his spokesperson confirmed on Monday. Wong was charged with...
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Reports: 7 die, more critically injured in Hong Kong residential fire

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Seven people, including a 9-year-old, were killed on Sunday night in a fire in a four-storey residential block in Hong Kong, local media reported. The...
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Hong Kong lawmakers’ disqualification prompts mass resignation

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A group of 15 Hong Kong politicians resigned en masse on Wednesday in protest against the disqualification of four lawmakers by the National People's...
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Hong Kong police arrest 9 for aiding fleeing protesters

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Hong Kong police arrested nine people on Saturday suspected of assisting 12 protesters and activists who were arrested at sea as they attempted to...
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Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai arrested amid security law crackdown

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Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai was arrested on Monday on suspicion of breaching a national security law imposed by Beijing on the territory,...
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China sanctions 11 U.S. officials with egregious records on Hong Kong affairs

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China on Monday announced sanctions against 11 U.S. officials with egregious records on Hong Kong affairs, according to Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian...
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Hong Kong police arrest 4 people on suspicion of breach of national security law

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Hong Kong police said on late Wednesday that they had arrested four people on suspicion of breach of the national security law in...
Syrian soldiers are seen on the Damascus-Aleppo highway near the administrative border of Aleppo province, Syria, on Feb. 12, 2020. For the first time since 2012, the Syrian army wrested control of the strategic Damascus-Aleppo highway following battles against the rebel groups, a war monitor reported on Tuesday. (Str/Xinhua)

Time to remember war and peace amid political absurdity

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On the 106th anniversary of the beginning of WWI, it is time to recollect how a series of reckless mistakes and irresponsible behaviors dragged...
A vessel heads for the Star Ferry Pier at the Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong, July 27, 2019. Photo by DuanChangzheng/People’s Daily online

Hong Kong residents feel safer with national security law implemented

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"Since the passage of the national security law, I have felt a huge sense of relief," Dan Albertson, a U.S. freelancer and translator, said. ...
A flag-raising ceremony is held by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong, south China, July 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Pressuring China over Hong Kong not in Britain’s interests

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by Xinhua writer Gao Wencheng In response to Britain's suspension of its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday urged Britain...
The graphics shows an appendix released in the document titled "The Facts and China's Position Concerning the Indian Border Troops' Crossing of the China-India Boundary in the Sikkim Sector into the Chinese Territory." (Xinhua/Qu Zhendong)

China opens first cross-border trade tribunal

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A tribunal for handling cases related to cross-border trade was set up on Wednesday in the e-commerce hub of Hangzhou, capital of east...
A flag-raising ceremony is held by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong, south China, July 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Newly passed national security law a seawall safeguarding long-term prosperity, stability of Hong Kong

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The Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR)adopted on June 30 by...
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Hong Kong national security law helps ensure long-term stability of “one country, two systems”

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On June 30, the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) passed the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding...
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Hong Kong celebrates 23rd anniversary of return to motherland

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China's Hong Kong celebrated Wednesday the 23rd anniversary of its return to the motherland. The national flag was hoisted and the national anthem played at...
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Chinese lawmakers deliberate draft national security law for Hong Kong

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Chinese lawmakers Sunday held group discussions to deliberate a draft law on safeguarding national security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), during...
National Security Legislation For Hong Kong Not To Affect Its High Autonomy

National security legislation for Hong Kong not to affect its high autonomy

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The draft decision of China's top legislature to introduce national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will not affect HKSAR's...
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Hong Kong to require travelers from U.S., Europe to have virus tests upon arrival

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Hong Kong will require air travelers from the United States and Europe to have coronavirus tests upon their arrival, and aims at expanding the...
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Hong Kong expects deficit surge with unprecedented economic relief measures

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The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government's deficit for this fiscal year is expected to increase remarkably as it rolls out unprecedented rounds...
On March 15, 2020, Poly Mori Mansion, Guan Street, Wuhan Donghu High-tech Development Zone, disinfection staff of the property center disinfected public places in the community. Photo by Zheng Chuanhai from People’s Daily Online

Wuhan lockdown significantly effective in curbing COVID-19 spread

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The lockdown of Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, was effective in containing the COVID-19 spread during the early stages of the outbreak and significatnly...
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Hong Kong biotech firm develops rapid detection method for new coronavirus

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A Hong Kong biotechnology company said it has successfully developed a rapid detection method for novel coronavirus that is highly accurate and sensitive and...
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Hong Kong extends school suspension for 2 more weeks over COVID-19 outbreak

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The education secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government decided on Thursday to extend the class suspension of Hong Kong schools...
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Number of confirmed new coronavirus infection cases in Hong Kong rises to 8

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The total number of novel coronavirus infection cases confirmed in Hong Kong has risen to eight, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government's...

Confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia rise to 5 in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong has reported three more cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases here to five. ...

Coronavirus: China expands travel ban to 2 more cities

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Chinese officials expanded travel restrictions on Thursday to include two more cities, one of which was also ordered to lock down to mitigate the...
Hong Kong extends suspension of schools to Tuesday

Rioters turn campus into wasteland as standoff in Hong Kong PolyU continues

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Shards of glass, empty bottles, charred chairs, smell of trash and buzzing flies make the campus barely recognizable. Only a red banner at the...
Hong Kong extends suspension of schools to Tuesday

Black-clad rioters only perpetrators of violence, not “defenders of democracy”

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After more than five months of chaos that has plagued the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), black-clad rioters almost lost control of themselves...
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Whom do U.S. politicians stand with?

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On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate passed the so-called Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019. The U.S. politicians who proposed the bill...
Hong Kong extends suspension of schools to Tuesday

19 people charged with rioting, other offenses outside Hong Kong’s PolyU

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The case of 19 people charged with rioting and other offenses for their acts outside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) was heard by...

China’s stability is threatened by Western countries-Chinese Ambassador

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Mr. Shi Ting Wang, Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, says western countries want to take undue advantage of the issue of Hong Kong to undermine...

GHACHIFA condemns Hong Kong demonstrations

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The Ghana China friendship Association(GHACHIFA) has condemned on-going violent protests in Hong Kong, "GHACHIFA as a principle recognises and supports China's determination to safeguard...