Hong Kong society is going to all lengths for Sunday's district elections, although uncertainty still looms large over voters' safety and the city's future amid violence.
The remains of the senior off-duty sanitation worker who died after being hit in the head by a brick hurled by a rioter in Hong Kong last week will be sent to the mainland, and will be buried next to his father's grave, Hong Kong media reported.
Hong Kong's new police chief said on Friday that the police haven't set any deadline for the peaceful resolution of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University incident, and urged those still inside the campus, including rioters, protesters and others, to come out and surrender as soon as possible.
China is mulling potential countermeasures against a new US bill that shows Washington's intention to blatantly interfere in China's internal affairs related to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), with some calling for possible sanctions on individuals and entities that aid the US' attack on China's national security and interests.
The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) has the final say on Hong Kong laws and the recent remarks of this legislative body of China on the mask ban ruling are a reiteration of this long-held fact, said a Hong Kong legislative councillor.
A video Shenzhen police sent to the Global Times on Thursday showed the former employee of the British Consulate General in Hong Kong visited a massage club three times before his detention in August, and he told police he chose not to inform his family as he felt shame.
Escalating unrest in Hong Kong has further outraged Chinese netizens after several concerts and festivals scheduled in the city were canceled over safety concerns, including dates by local favorite Eason Chan and the Clockenflap annual music festival, which always attracts a raft of top international acts to the city.
Chinese Ambassador Liu Xiaoming said the anti-China elements seeking to disrupt Hong Kong are taking violence abroad and into the UK.
Seven crew members have been rescued and two remained missing after a Taiwanese cargo ship sank off the coast of the Chinese mainland province of Fujian Wednesday night.
Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday stressed that the Chinese public security department guaranteed former British Consulate General employee Simon Cheng Man-kit's legal rights during his custody and he has confessed his guilt, after media reports said Cheng was tortured by police.
China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism is soliciting ideas for cultural and tourism projects between the mainland and Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions (SARs) in 2020, a move experts hailed will facilitate mutual understanding.
The wife of the man who was set on fire in Hong Kong last week called for an end to ongoing violence and thanked Hongkongers and Chinese mainland people who have expressed concern about his health.
Chinese Foreign Ministry Wednesday summoned William Klein, Minister Counsellor at US embassy in Beijing to lodge solemn representations and strong protest against the US passing the HK bill.
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 even Western media courageously saying no to violence or devoting more space to recent radical violence.
US senators are encouraging Washington to carry out a “self-damaging mission” in pushing forward a Hong Kong-related bill that may lead to sanctions on China and a review of the trade status of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, experts said. They warned that China would come up with equivalent countermeasures if Washington enforces the measure.
Chinese FM condemned the passage of of Human Rights and Democracy Act, claiming the US disregarded facts, openly interefered in Hong Kong affairs and domestic affairs of China, violating international rules and principles.
As rioters inside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have begun surrendering to police, an expert noted that the law enforcement operation to deal with the campus occupation has been a successful campaign of stopping violence and chaos for the city.
The postponement of popular Taiwan singer Jay Chou's concert in Hong Kong for safety reasons has triggered public concern that the city's robust cultural environment would be damaged as the city has suffered months of riots and violence.