China figures Shenzhen for ‘socialist demonstration area’

Beijing is planning to develop the neighboring city of Shenzhen into a pilot demonstration area for socialism with Chinese characteristics, according to state media. Shenzhen

HK bakery’s mooncakes carry protest movement slogans

A Hong Kong bakery is doing its part to support the city’s pro-democracy protest movement by making mooncakes with a message. At Wah Yee Tang, the

Macau | UM hosts western Greater Bay technology alliance forum

The University of Macau played host to an inauguration ceremony yesterday for an alliance of technology-focused institutions from across the western side of the Greater Bay

Hong Kong | Protesters change tactics at huge, peaceful demonstration

Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain down a major road in

Briefs | Guangdong: Walmart to add 100 stores in next five years

Retail giant Walmart is expected to add 100 new stores in south China’s Guangdong Province in the next five years, according to the Shenzhen Special Zone Daily. The

What Hong Kong’s 1960s chaos could teach city’s besieged leaders

It was a 5-cent fare hike for Hong Kong’s iconic Star Ferry that set off the protests. Cars and buildings were set on fire. Riot police patrolled

China flexes muscle in Shenzhen amid more weekend rallies

Members of China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police marched and practiced crowd control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Kong in what some

Hong Kong’s tycoons call for calm as protests hit fortunes

Hong Kong’s corporate elite have come off the sidelines to oppose the violent protests that have disrupted businesses in the city and slashed billions of dollars

Hong Kong | Hotels in crisis as protests deter Chinese tourists

Hong Kong’s hotel industry is struggling with a collapse in bookings after thousands of protesters shut down flights from the territory’s airport this week in an escalation

HK cuts taxes to shore up economy amid protests

Hong Kong’s government announced tax cuts and higher social spending yesterday to reverse a deepening economic slump aggravated by anti-government protests and the U.S.-Chinese tariff war.

Flights restart at HKIA as protesters apologize

Flights resumed at Hong Kong’s airport yesterday after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the

Hong Kong | Satellite photos show Chinese military in Shenzhen

Satellite photos show what appear to be armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police parked in a sports complex in the

Thai air force devises contingency evacuation plan

Thailand’s military has prepared a plan to evacuate citizens living in Hong Kong in case the security situation there deteriorates. The nation’s air force is

As seen from the mainland | ‘I, too, support the Hong Kong police’ leads social media response

In the well, Taiwan wants independence; in the dream, Hong Kong wants democracy; being sober, Macau is dealing the cards,” goes a joke that has spread

China refuses US warships Hong Kong port call amid tensions

China has refused port visits to Hong Kong by two U.S. warships amid continued trade tensions and diplomatic spats between the two sides over

Day 2 | Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests

Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong’s international airport for a second day yesterday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after demonstrators

HK protesters show solidarity with injured woman

Protesters who have occupied Hong Kong International Airport wore bandages over one eye in a sign of solidarity with a comrade reportedly hit with a type of

Hong Kong | Airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest

One of the world’s busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong’s main terminal yesterday, while the central government

Greater Bay forum Mainland professor urges respect for HK, Macau culture

Ge Jianxiong, Professor at Fudan University, suggested during yesterday’s International Forum on the “Cultural Mission of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area”, that mainland

Greater Bay forum | Carrie Lam makes appearance alongside Chui and Guangdong Governor

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, together with Macau Chief Executive Chui Sai On and Guangdong Provincial Governor Ma Xingrui, attended yesterday’s International Forum on

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