Photo taken on June 22, 2016 shows a view of the Victoria Bay in Hong Kong, South China. (QIN QING / XINHUA)
The head of a central government office in Hong Kong encouraged the city’s media practitioners to actively tell the world of the achievements of “one country, two systems” and authentically report on developments in the city and the nation.
Zheng Yanxiong, director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, made the remarks at a meeting with management from local media outlets, which was held at the Liaison Office’s building on Wednesday afternoon.
As Hong Kong advances from stability to prosperity, Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR Zheng Yanxiong said he hopes media outlets will continue to follow the successful implementation of “one country, two systems”, tell readers and audiences across the globe about Hong Kong’s unique advantages, and promote the city’s long-term stability and prosperity
The liaison office director thanked the city’s media outlets for their support in Hong Kong’s historical transition from chaos to order and the implementation of the “patriots administering Hong Kong” principle, noting that the news industry has been a significant contributor to clarifying misleading information and to putting society back on track.
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As Hong Kong advances from stability to prosperity, Zheng said he hopes media outlets will continue to follow the successful implementation of “one country, two systems”, tell readers and audiences across the globe about Hong Kong’s unique advantages, and promote the city’s long-term stability and prosperity.
He also encouraged local media to put a spotlight on China’s modernization, and to share more good stories about the nation’s rapid development to international communities.
He added that the SAR’s improved political environment has helped restore order and said that the city is now focusing on livelihood improvements and economic revival. It’s the right time for news media to deliver constructive opinions from various sectors to help the city get a new start, Zheng said.
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Zheng also said he will reflect the most authentic situation in Hong Kong to the central government. He hopes media practitioners will deliver true information, and said it was disappointing to see that some media outlets have been producing fake news.
He added that Hong Kong has incomparable advantages and is facing abundant development opportunities. The Liaison Office will continue to work with the news industry to promote the city’s prosperity and tell good Hong Kong stories to the world.