Macao to launch election for 4th-term Chief Executive

2014-08-31 07:00:08

The election for the fourth-term Chief Executive of China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) will be held at 10:00 local time on Sunday at Macao International Convention Center of Macao East Asian Games Dome.

Academic backs government's leadership of HK political reforms

2014-08-30 16:50:33

China's central government has unquestionable right to lead the upcoming political reform in Hong Kong as it is a local administrative region of China, an academic specializing in the field has said.

NPC to deliberate on HK suffrage

2014-08-27 19:03:44

A draft decision on the granting of universal suffrage in Hong Kong will be submitted to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, for deliberation before its bimonthly session closes on Sunday, according to a statement issued on Wednesday.

HK to screen blood donors to prevent Ebola

2014-08-27 16:27:04

The Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service (BTS) announced Wednesday that it will defer blood donation by those who have lived in or visited countries with Ebola virus outbreak.

Lawmakers stress Basic Law in HK electoral reform

2014-08-27 10:22:01

Chinese lawmakers examine a report from Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, discussing the electoral reform set for 2017 in the region.

HK to commemorate war victory, Nanjing Massacre

2014-08-27 06:58:01

Hong Kong is to start holding annual ceremonies to commemorate the Chinese people's victory in the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression and the victims of the Nanjing Massacre, the special administrative region's goverment announced on Tuesday.

HK to commemorate China's victory of anti-Japanese aggression

2014-08-26 19:20:05

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) announced Tuesday that starting from this year, official ceremonies will be held every year to commemorate the victory of the Chinese people's war of resistance against Japanese aggression and victims who died in the Nanjing Massacre respectively.

China's top legislature starts discussing HK electoral reform

2014-08-25 19:27:38

Hong Kong's electoral reform began its second stage Monday with the country's top legislature discussing whether to revise election methods for Hong Kong's chief executive and legislature.

Swimmers conquer the treacherous Taiwan Straits

2014-08-23 07:53:46

Fourteen swimmers from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan braved strong winds and waves to complete a five-day relay across the Taiwan Straits on Friday.

Central govt to try utmost for HK universal suffrage

2014-08-22 17:04:28

China's central government is resolute and sincere in realizing universal suffrage in Hong Kong's chief executive election in 2017, a senior official of the Chinese mainland said on Friday.

Finding way to prevent 'escaping to Hong Kong'

2014-08-20 15:48:09

Over a 30-year period about a million people made their way into Hong Kong from the Chinese mainland. This greatly contributed to the establishment of China's first special economic zone.

Anti-'Occupy' campaign has been good for HK

2014-08-11 05:43:35

Some commentators have recently expressed concern that the confrontation between "Occupy Central" and anti-"Occupy" movements could further polarize society. Others issued a statement warning the two sides against plunging Hong Kong into political chaos.