Main roads in various locations in Hong Kong remained blocked as "Occupy Central" movement continued on Monday, leading to school suspension and traffic disruption in busy districts.
The Hong Kong government Monday announced cancellation of National Day fireworks on Oct. 1.
The central government is fully confident that the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) can handle the Occupy Central movement according to law.
Taiwanese academics and media are busy analyzing remarks made by Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, to a visiting Taiwanese delegation of pro-reunification groups on Friday.
Hong Kong's government is resolute in opposing the unlawful occupation actions by "Occupy Central", said Hong Kong Chief Executive C Y Leung on Sunday.
Crowds of people sat huddled outside the mobile phone shops across Taipei for hours early Friday as they eagerly await the release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the newest models of Apple Inc's smartphone.
A series of celebration activities will be held in Hong Kong to mark the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government said Friday.
Hong Kong Customs said Friday that 286 iPhone 6 smartphones, with a total value of about 1.6 million HK dollars (about $206,451), were seized during an operation.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, said China took "a firm and unwavering stance" on national reunification.
Chinese mainland negotiator Chen Deming on Thursday met with a pro-reunification group led by Taiwan New Alliance Association chairman Hsu Li-nung and New Party Chairman Yok Mu-ming.
Kaohsiung city prosecutors on Thursday summoned mayor Chen Chu for questioning on alleged dereliction of duty in a deadly gas blast that claimed dozens of lives in Taiwan in late July.
A 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck southeastern part of Taiwan at 6:35 p.m. on Thursday, the China Earthquake Networks Center said.