HK to cull about 20,000 poultry after H7N9 case

2014-01-28 15:01:40

Hong Kong's food and health authority on Monday evening confirmed a H7N9 bird flu case was found at a local agricultural products wholesale market and announced it will cull about 20,000 poultry in the market Tuesday morning.

Taiwan's mainland affairs chief to visit mainland

2014-01-28 14:07:49

Wang Yu-chi, Taiwan's mainland affairs chief, will lead a delegation to visit the Chinese mainland next month, a mainland spokesman announced on Tuesday.

Mainland vows further cross-Straits development

2014-01-27 22:13:20

The mainland's Taiwan affairs chief said that more opportunities will be provided for the peaceful development of cross-Straits relations with the mainland's deepening reform.

Taiwan opposition leader's speeches criticized

2014-01-27 20:15:36

The leader of Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party is maintaining a confrontational attitude toward the Chinese mainland, which threatens the peaceful development of cross-Straits relations.

Air travel to Taiwan continues to take off

2014-01-20 01:08:59

The mainland and Taiwan have agreed not to set any limits on the number of cross-Straits flights added during the Spring Festival to deal with the travel peak.

New exam-free policy attracts HK students to mainland

2014-01-20 00:23:10

The exam-free admissions policy has made universities on the Chinese mainland attractive destinations for Hong Kong students.

HK govt strives to improve air quality

2014-01-15 15:48:58

Hong Kong Chief Executive C Y Leung said Wednesday in his second policy address that environmental protection is one of the priorities of the current- term government and the plan of phasing out old diesel commercial vehicles will start in March.

HK chief pledges universal suffrage for next leader

2014-01-15 15:18:38

Hong Kong Chief Executive C Y Leung on Wednesday stressed that rule of law is vital for safeguarding people's rights and freedoms in Hong Kong, and reassured citizens that universal suffrage will be achieved in selecting the next leader in 2017 through an ongoing five-step process.

HK to develop Lantau Island as transfer point

2014-01-15 15:07:23

Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung said Wednesday that the government endeavors to establish Lantau Island as an essential connecting point for journeys to and from Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao.

HK to assist local students studying in mainland

2014-01-15 14:34:34

Hong Kong Chief Executive C Y Leung said Wednesday in his second policy address that the government is to introduce a subsidy scheme to assist needy students who further their studies in the mainland.

HK to introduce low-income working family allowance

2014-01-15 13:54:17

Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung said Wednesday that the city's government proposes the introduction a Low-income Working Family Allowance to help keep low-income families from falling into the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) safety net.

Leung: HK to effectively attract mainland visitors

2014-01-15 13:53:20

Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung said that tourism is one of Hong Kong economy's pillar industries but an excessive number or over-concentration of visitors may exert pressure on Hong Kong.