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White House signing 'Taipei act' could alienate US, China farther away

US President Donald Trump signing the "Taipei Act" into law and hours later communicating with China over containing the COVID-19 pandemic are deemed not contradictory, Chinese analysts say.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 15:28:38

No force can block China's reunification: mainland spokesperson

A Chinese mainland spokesperson has voiced firm opposition to the signing of the so-called "2019 Taipei Act" into law by the United States, saying China's national reunification and rejuvenation will not be stopped by any force.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/28 16:59:48

Mainland has been sharing COVID-19 info with Taiwan all along: spokesperson

A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Tuesday said the mainland has been sharing the coronavirus outbreak information with Taiwan all along, dismissing the "covering-up" slander drummed up by certain Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) officials.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/25 11:01:52

HK extends travel ban to all non-locals amid pandemic

Hong Kong will ban all non-local residents from entering the city through flights and suspend transit services at the airport starting Wednesday, Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Monday, which analysts believe to be the "strictest-ever" measure to deal with the mounting pressure of COVID-19 in the city as an international hub with a prosperous service sector.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/23 21:28:40

Hong Kong bans all visitors from its airport for 14 days

Hong Kong bans all visitors from its airport for 14 days to curb surging imported cases of COVID-19 starting from Wednesday.
Source: Agencies | 2020/3/23 16:05:56

Taiwan facing risk of infection wave due to flawed control effort: experts

The island of Taiwan's epidemic control efforts against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) are seriously flawed and Taiwan is facing the risk of another wave of COVID-19 infections, as the island's authority previously only focused on preventing cases from the Chinese mainland but not those from the rest of the world, multiple experts from the island said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/19 17:06:51

PLA warplanes conduct rare nighttime exercises near Taiwan: reports

Warplanes of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) reportedly conducted rare nighttime exercises near the island of Taiwan on Monday, and mainland analysts on Tuesday predicted that similar drills will become more frequent if Taiwan secessionist forces remain stubborn and continue their secessionist activities.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/17 17:00:17

Hong Kong to quarantine all arrivals from outside starting Thursday: chief executive

China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will quarantine for 14 days all people entering from outside starting midnight Thursday to prevent the spread of the COVID-19, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/17 10:54:44

Fake online account claims Taiwan donated face masks to Japan amid COVID-19

Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono expressed outrage Saturday over a fake Twitter account under his name that claimed the island of Taiwan donated 500,000 masks to Japan amid the COVID-19 epidemic.
Source: www.ridqi.com | 2020/3/16 0:08:04

HK uses smartbands to ensure compliance with 14-day quarantine

The Hong Kong government is promoting a new type of smartband from this week for those under quarantine and observation amid the threat of the coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/9 21:13:42

Rare trip to US by HK pro-establishment figures helps present true story of HK: analysts

The visit, financed by the US Department of State, was the first since US President Donald Trump signed into law the “Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act” in November, a period marked by anti-government violent protests in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/9 20:23:40

US deal with Taiwan may trigger China-US military conflict

To provoke China by playing the “Taiwan card” is not only a strategic approach of the US approved by both Republicans and Democrats, but is also a “dirty business” between Taiwan separatists and US politicians that serves the interests of US defense contractors at the expense of peace and stability in the West Pacific region, said analysts on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/7 11:19:47

Political motivation of some US politicians laid bare over comments on Jimmy Lai: commissioner's office of Chinese foreign ministry

Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) said on Friday that some US politicians' comments on the HKSAR government's legal action against Jimmy Lai and several others are attempting to sow trouble in Hong Kong.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/6 17:45:50

Carrie Lam says Hong Kong can win battle against COVID-19

Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Carrie Lam said Wednesday that she is confident that Hong Kong can win the battle against the COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/5 8:38:09

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hong Kong increase to 100

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hong Kong has increased to 100 as of 8:00 p.m. local time Monday, Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reported on Monday night.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/3 7:56:38

Commissioner's office of Chinese foreign ministry urges US to stop condoning anti-China suspects in Hong Kong

The Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Saturday urged the United States to immediately stop condoning anti-China and trouble making suspects in Hong Kong.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/1 8:26:45

Jimmy Lai is a force of evil, not a 'hero' for democracy

Hysteria from some in the West predictably hit after Hong Kong police on Friday arrested Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai Chee-ying and two other anti-government figures, who last year instigated one of the most violent and chaotic riots in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/28 16:45:15

National security law drive launched in HK

An online signature drive to push for national security legislation – passing Article 23 of the Basic Law – in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) began on Sunday, with the initiator saying there is an urgent need for the city to pass the law because separatists and anti-government forces are using the epidemic to harm the security of the country, the stability of the city, and public health.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 21:48:40