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Beijing: Municipality in People's Republic of China
Beijing, alternatively romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's third most populous city proper, and most populous capital city. The city, located in northern China, is governed as a municipality under the direct administration of central government with 16 urban, suburban, and rural districts. Beijing Municipality is surrounded by Hebei Province with the exception of neighboring Tianjin Municipality to the southeast; together the three divisions form the Jingjinji metropolitan region and the national capital region of China.

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Hong Kong justice secretary due in Beijing on Wednesday amid protests

Hong Kong's secretary for justice, Teresa Cheng, will travel to Beijing on Wednesday, the city government said, as protests in the Asian financial center against an extradition bill she had supported..
Reuters - Published

Move over Trump: China's tweeting diplomats open fresh front in propaganda fight

Tweets from Chinese diplomats abroad, including seasoned ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai, have opened a fresh front in Beijing's increasingly assertive approach to diplomacy and propaganda..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Beijing

In a snub to China, Taiwan's leader visits U.S. [Video]In a snub to China, Taiwan's leader visits U.S.

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended and that the island faced threats from “overseas..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:20Published

Freed Australian denies North Korean spy charges [Video]Freed Australian denies North Korean spy charges

Australian student Alek Sigley, who was released from North Korea last week, says that Pyongyang's allegation that he was spying was 'pretty obviously false', but also said he would not be returning to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

China's PLA hints it will stay out of HK turmoil [Video]China's PLA hints it will stay out of HK turmoil

The Chinese military commander responsible for Hong Kong has assured a Pentagon official that Chinese troops will not interfere in the city's affairs – an apparent signal that they will stay in their..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:42Published

China ship tracked ahead of U.S.-Australia drills [Video]China ship tracked ahead of U.S.-Australia drills

Australian defence officials said on Sunday (July 7) they were tracking a Chinese surveillance ship that is expected to position itself just outside of its territorial waters to monitor military..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:43Published

Don't return to North Korea, Australia warns student [Video]Don't return to North Korea, Australia warns student

After assuring the safe return to Tokyo of Alek Sigley, an Australian student studying in North Korea and who had been unreachable for days in Pyongyang, Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton warns him..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:51Published

Colonial 'fantasy': UK, China clash over Hong Kong [Video]Colonial 'fantasy': UK, China clash over Hong Kong

China told the UK it's living a "fantasy of British colonizers," while London warned Beijing of "serious consequences" if agreements over Hong Kong were not honored, escalating a diplomatic spat over..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:29Published

Morrison confirms return of student missing in N. Korea [Video]Morrison confirms return of student missing in N. Korea

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australian student Alek Sigley, who had gone missing in North Korea, is now safe. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Grandma Wong shows Hong Kong youth how to protest [Video]Grandma Wong shows Hong Kong youth how to protest

Among the hundreds of thousands of protesters who have clogged the streets of Hong Kong in recent weeks, silver-haired, bespectacled "Grandma Wong", usually seen waving a large British flag, stands..

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Inside HK's legislature after protesters storm the building [Video]Inside HK's legislature after protesters storm the building

(WARNING: CONTAINS GRAPHIC LANGUAGE) Reuters footage shows the extent of damage to Hong Kong's legislative council after protesters stormed the building before being cleared by police. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:49Published

Protesters attempt to storm Hong Kong's legislature [Video]Protesters attempt to storm Hong Kong's legislature

Protesters in Hong Kong are trying to break into the city's legislative building, smashing windows on the anniversary of the handover to Chinese rule. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:47Published

Chinese forces show off power as Hong Kong gears up for protests [Video]Chinese forces show off power as Hong Kong gears up for protests

Critics speculate this is a deliberate ploy by China to make its presence felt in Hong Kong and a reminder that Beijing holds the ultimate authority over this former British territory.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:42Published

U.S.-China trade talks back on track after G20 [Video]U.S.-China trade talks back on track after G20

The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks and that Washington would hold off on imposing new tariffs on Chinese exports, signaling a pause in the trade hostilities between..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published

Data and cheap labor fuel China's AI dreams [Video]Data and cheap labor fuel China's AI dreams

An industry surrounding data collection is flourishing in China as Beijing pursues its ambitions for a future in AI. Michelle Hennessy reports.

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Wall Street rises on G20 trade hopes [Video]Wall Street rises on G20 trade hopes

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed higher Thursday as investors looked to the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan this weekend for progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute. Fred Katayama reports.

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China’s Xi Reportedly Plans To Hit Trump With A List Of Demands At Their G20 Meeting [Video]China’s Xi Reportedly Plans To Hit Trump With A List Of Demands At Their G20 Meeting

Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to head into his meeting with President Donald Trump in Japan on Saturday armed with a set of conditions. Beijing is reportedly set to insist that Washington lift all..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

China's Xi To Make Trump An Offer [Video]China's Xi To Make Trump An Offer

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives at Kansai international airport ahead of the start of G20 leaders summit in Izumisano, Osaka prefecture, Japan, June 27, 2019. President Donald Trump with a set of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

UK Says 1984 Hong Kong Rights Treaty With China Is As Valid As Ever [Video]UK Says 1984 Hong Kong Rights Treaty With China Is As Valid As Ever

According to Reuters, Britain’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday it would continue to defend its position over Hong Kong after Beijing accused the UK of interfering in China’s internal affairs...

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Hong Kong activists call on G20 to 'liberate' city [Video]Hong Kong activists call on G20 to 'liberate' city

Protesters have marched on foreign consulates in Hong Kong to ask countries involved in this week's G20 meet to help "liberate" the city. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

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Cambodia building collapse deaths rise to 18 [Video]Cambodia building collapse deaths rise to 18

Search and rescue efforts continue after a building collapses in Cambodia, claiming the lives of at least eighteen people. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

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Huawei Files Lawsuit Against U.S. Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment [Video]Huawei Files Lawsuit Against U.S. Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment

According to Reuters, Huawei Technologies filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un hold summit in Pyongyang [Video]Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un hold summit in Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's Xi Jinping meet in Pyongyang on Thursday for a summit, as tensions flare between the US and North Korea over efforts to get the North to stop its nuclear..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:29Published

Trudeau pressed case of detained Canadians with Trump [Video]Trudeau pressed case of detained Canadians with Trump

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau turns to U.S. President Donald Trump for help in the case of two Canadians detained by Beijing. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

Is China's electric dream in danger? [Video]Is China's electric dream in danger?

A once thriving electric vehicle industry in China is starting to feel the pinch from Beijing putting the breaks on its generous subsidy plans and a slowing performance from established rivals like..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:24Published

 

Indo-China ties could be impacted if New Delhi doesn't recongnise Beijing appointed Dalai Lama: China-based think tank

Zha Luo, Professor CTRC said, "if the Indian government refuse to recognise it (next china appointed Dalai Lama) it would be a major political difference that would impact Sino-Indian ties."
DNA - Published

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters fire up fight in the suburbs

Tens of thousands rallied in Hong Kong on Sunday driven by deep-seated anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill which has revived fears of Beijing attempting to erode freedoms in the..
Reuters - Published

Beijing objects to Dalai Lama’s birthday celebration close to LAC


IndiaTimes - Published

Four British nationals arrested in eastern China

Four British nationals have been arrested in eastern China, the British Embassy in Beijing said Friday, amid escalating diplomatic tension between the two countries.
Reuters - Published

Taiwan president in U.S. after warning of threat from 'overseas forces'

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended and the island faced threats from "overseas..
Reuters - Published

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader

China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is grappling with the city's greatest political..
Reuters - Published

In challenge to Beijing, Hong Kong activists attempt to take fight to mainland

Hong Kong's faceless protest movement is embarking on a bold new strategy that poses a direct challenge to the city's political masters in Beijing: activists want to export their "revolution" to..
Reuters - Published

Slovakia's new president takes aim at China's rights record

Slovakia's new president, a former activist lawyer, used a meeting with China's top diplomat on Wednesday to criticize Beijing's human rights record, in a rare departure for an east European politician..
Reuters - Published

Sweden rejects China's request to extradite former official

Sweden has decided not to extradite a man wanted by Beijing on suspicion of having embezzled millions of dollars due to the risk that the former Chinese official would face persecution, a Swedish court..
Reuters - Published

World cannot shut China out, vice president says, in jab at U.S.

China and the rest of the world must co-exist, Vice President Wang Qishan said on Monday, in an indirect jab at the United States, with which Beijing is trying to resolve a bitter trade war.
Reuters - Published

In jab at U.S., China vice president says world cannot shut China out

China and the rest of the world must co-exist, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan said on Monday, in an indirect jab at the United States with which Beijing is currently trying to resolve a bitter..
Reuters - Published

China committed to opening up, but other nations must contribute more to world peace: vice president

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan told a forum in Beijing on Monday that China was committed to opening up, but called on major countries to contribute more to world peace and stability.
Reuters - Published

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