The Chinese Foreign Ministry has rejected criticism from Britain and the United States on Hong Kong affairs.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said it has been a huge challenge for police to withstand continuous illegal activities, which have been disrupting traffic and social order.
The Hong Kong government China hopes to have formal talks with representatives of students participating in Occupy movement next week, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced Thursday.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said that the "Occupy Central" movement was not initiated by the masses, and spontaneous acts indicated that the organizers had no control over the crowds.
Taiwan authorities should not make irresponsible remarks on the Occupy Central activities in Hong Kong, a spokeswoman for the State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office warned on Wednesday during a routine news conference.
The Chinese mainland has called on Taiwan authorities to adjust the regulation directed against Taiwan people's spouses from the Chinese mainland, said a senior official from the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council.
China on Wednesday again urged Britain to immediately stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs.
Police are set to let traffic flow again at protest sites in a busy area of Hong Kong after clearing lanes at two of three sites in an orderly and violence-free operation.
Queesway of Admiralty, in Hong Kong's city center, which had been blocked by Occupy Central protesters, was re-opened to traffic on Tuesday around 2 pm local time, following a clear-up of barricades by the Police.
Hong Kong police said they are ready to remove barricades and restore traffic to two main roads blockaded by protesters for more than two weeks.
Police started removing barricades set up by the Occupy protesters on both sides of Hong Kong's harbor Monday morning as the movement entered its third week.
A group of people against the "Occupy Central" movement in Hong Kong have initiated an assembly to gather people's signatures to demand demonstrators leave the streets.