Chinese lawmakers examine a report from Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, discussing the electoral reform set for 2017 in the region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tens of thousands marched through the heart of Hong Kong to call for peace and democracy and denounce the "Occupy Central" campaign.
More than 190,000 people in Hong Kong took to the streets on Sunday to express their aspiration to achieve universal suffrage for the Chief Executive election in 2017 in a peaceful way and their opposition against the Occupy Central movement, according to the organizer of the activities.
The government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) held a cross-departmental meeting Wednesday to discuss ways to handle possible Ebola cases in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong's population has grown to 7,234,800 as of the end of June, from 7,187,500 a year earlier, according to latest official data.
The central government's representative in Hong Kong says political reform in the city is not only in the interest of different classes locally, it is also a matter of national security.