Day One: National Security Law for HKSAR Takes Effect

China’s top legislative body on Tuesday unanimously passed the national security law for Hong Kong. President Xi Jinping signed a presidential order to promulgate the law, which takes effect immediately. The 163 members of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress began the second deliberation of the bill during its 20th session in Beijing … Read more Day One: National Security Law for HKSAR Takes Effect

The world should stand up to China over Hong Kong, activist Nathan Law says

Hong Kong’s fate shows China’s true authoritarianism so the rest of the world should stand up to President Xi Jinping and start to put human rights above financial gain, pro-democracy activist Nathan Law told Reuters. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for … Read more The world should stand up to China over Hong Kong, activist Nathan Law says

Hong Kong Protester: ‘The New Law is Extremely Bad’ for Freedom

LATEST: Hong Kong woke up to a new reality on Wednesday, after China began enforcing a sweeping security law that could reshape the financial hub’s character 23 years after it took control of the former British colony. The law’s tough provisions went beyond what many investors, democracy advocates and even pro-Beijing politicians feared, prompting warnings … Read more Hong Kong Protester: ‘The New Law is Extremely Bad’ for Freedom

China Holds Hong Kong National Security Law Briefing As U.S. Rolls Back Special Trade Status

China released the details of its sweeping national security legislation for Hong Kong, as the U.S. took steps to roll back its special trade status and privileges that help maintain the former British colony’s status as an international commercial hub. The legislation, which was published in full only as it took effect, called for sentences … Read more China Holds Hong Kong National Security Law Briefing As U.S. Rolls Back Special Trade Status

Hong Kong Leader Says Security Law ‘Most Important Development’

Chief Executive Carrie Lam called sweeping new national security legislation the “most important development” in relations between Hong Kong and China since the city’s handover. The law came into force just ahead of the July 1 anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China from British rule in 1997, a symbolic occasion usually marked by mass … Read more Hong Kong Leader Says Security Law ‘Most Important Development’

China Imposes Hong Kong Security Law

Jun.30 — Today marks 23 years of Chinese rule in Hong Kong. President Xi Jinping signed a landmark security law for the city to quell dissent. The legislation takes effect and promises secret trials, life imprisonment for some cases of state subversion and terrorism and has been described by the U.S. as draconian. Bloomberg’s Stephen … Read more China Imposes Hong Kong Security Law

Xi emphasizes importance of reforms in opening up new prospects

Chinese President Xi Jinping underlined the importance of reforms in tackling problems and opening up new prospects while chairing the 14th meeting of the Central Committee for Deepening Overall Reform on Tuesday. During the meeting, participating officials passed reform guidelines in various areas, including IT, education and healthcare. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download … Read more Xi emphasizes importance of reforms in opening up new prospects

The Point: China-EU cooperation offers certainty in uncertain time

Chinese President Xi Jinping said “China wants peace instead of hegemony,” and presents “opportunities rather than threats” at the 22nd China-EU summit. Why the reassurance? Guests: Pieter Cleppe Head of Brussels office of Open Europe Jin Ling Senior Research Fellow China Institute of International Studies Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on … Read more The Point: China-EU cooperation offers certainty in uncertain time

John Bolton says Trump turned ‘blind eye’ to Covid-19

Former White House national security adviser John Bolton told CNN Wednesday that he does not have confidence in President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and his former boss was “turning a blind eye” at the onset of the outbreak because he did not want to hear “bad news” about his “friend,” Chinese President … Read more John Bolton says Trump turned ‘blind eye’ to Covid-19

Australians’ Trust in China Fallen to Record Lows: Lowy

Jun.23 — Natasha Kassam, research fellow at the Lowy Institute, talks about the political tensions between Australia and China. Australians’ trust in China has fallen even further and most Australians have little confidence in Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to a poll by the Institute. Kassam speaks with Paul Allen and Shery Ahn on “Bloomberg … Read more Australians’ Trust in China Fallen to Record Lows: Lowy

Xi: China, EU should expand common interests through cooperation

China and the European Union (EU) should expand common interests through cooperation and resolve difficulties in the process of development, Chinese President Xi Jinping told EU leaders on Monday. Xi made the remarks when meeting with President of the European Council Charles Michel and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen via video … Read more Xi: China, EU should expand common interests through cooperation

China Security Law to Override Hong Kong Legal System

China confirmed that a proposed national security law would allow Beijing to override Hong Kong’s independent legal system, shedding new light on a move that has stoked tensions with the U.S. and threatens the city’s status as a top financial center. The proposal said the central government will have jurisdiction over an “extremely small” number … Read more China Security Law to Override Hong Kong Legal System

China’s efforts against imported cases, domestic rebounds

As spring came, the coronavirus epidemic had been largely contained in China. Meanwhile, the outbreak was still spreading rapidly across the globe. In the final episode of CGTN’s special series “Strategic Decisions on COVID-19,” we look at the decisions made by Chinese President Xi Jinping under new circumstances to prevent an epidemic rebound amid rising … Read more China’s efforts against imported cases, domestic rebounds

Project Force What is behind China’s naval ambitions

The Chinese navy, or the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA Navy), now has two fully-functioning aircraft carriers, the Soviet-era Liaoning and the new, domestically-built Shandong. While seriously enhancing China’s ability to project combat power beyond its own coastline, they are also being used to train cadres of naval officers and pilots in the complex business … Read more Project Force What is behind China’s naval ambitions

African officials hail Xi’s speech at China-Africa summit

African officials spoke highly of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech at the China-Africa Summit, saying that the successful holding of the summit “demonstrated the coexistence of solidarity between China and Africa.” #XiJinping Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow … Read more African officials hail Xi’s speech at China-Africa summit