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Beijing: Capital of China
Beijing, alternatively romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China. It is the world's most populous national capital city, with over 21 million residents within an administrative area of 16,410.5 km2. It is located in Northern China, and is governed as a municipality under the direct administration of the State Council with 16 urban, suburban, and rural districts. Beijing is mostly surrounded by Hebei Province with the exception of neighboring Tianjin to the southeast; together, the three divisions form the Jingjinji megalopolis and the national capital region of China.

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Biden aims to punish China over Hong Kong: sources [Video]

Biden aims to punish China over Hong Kong: sources

The United States is preparing to impose sanctions on Friday on a number of Chinese officials over Beijing's crackdown on democracy in Hong Kong, as well as a warning to international businesses..

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US bans all imports from China's Xinjiang over treatment of Uyghur Muslims | Oneindia News [Video]

US bans all imports from China's Xinjiang over treatment of Uyghur Muslims | Oneindia News

THE US senate has banned import of all products from China's Xinjiang region in a law meant to punish Beijing for its alleged treatment of Uyghur muslims. #Uyghur #Xinjiang #China

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EU governments approve plans to launch global investment strategy to counter Beijing's influence [Video]

EU governments approve plans to launch global investment strategy to counter Beijing's influence

China's Belt and Road initiative was launched in 2013 to expand the country's influence worldwide.

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CNN traces Taiwan's military past as Beijing warns island to 'prepare for war' [Video]

CNN traces Taiwan's military past as Beijing warns island to 'prepare for war'

As Beijing steps up its military propaganda and warns Taiwan to “prepare for war,” experts say the bigger threat to the island and western democracies is the large-scale cyberattacks that could..

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China Communist Party anniversary: Hong Kong silenced as Beijing celebrates centenary [Video]

China Communist Party anniversary: Hong Kong silenced as Beijing celebrates centenary

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See China's ruling Communist party celebrate centennial in Tiananmen Square [Video]

See China's ruling Communist party celebrate centennial in Tiananmen Square

The Chinese Communist Party marks its 100th anniversary with celebrations across the country. CNN’s Steven Jiang reports from the Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

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Amnesty says HK law crushes human rights [Video]

Amnesty says HK law crushes human rights

Hong Kong authorities have used the new national security law as a "pretext to curb dissent" and justify censorship, harassment, arrests and prosecutions that crush human rights, Amnesty International..

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Inside Hong Kong's biggest newspaper after news broke of its closing [Video]

Inside Hong Kong's biggest newspaper after news broke of its closing

Hong Kong’s biggest pro-democracy newspaper, Apple Daily, will close its print and digital production as Beijing tightens its grip.

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Dozens of Uighurs, Tibetans protest the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics [Video]

Dozens of Uighurs, Tibetans protest the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Dozens of Uighur and Tibetan activists gather outside the Olympic Museum in Lausanne to protest against the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing and to call for a boycott.

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China seeks probe into Canada's indigenous schools [Video]

China seeks probe into Canada's indigenous schools

China and its allies called on Tuesday for an investigation into the discovery of the remains of indigenous children in Canada at the site of a former boarding school, prompting an angry response from..

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The rise and fall of Hong Kong's Apple Daily [Video]

The rise and fall of Hong Kong's Apple Daily

Hong Kong tabloid Apple Daily has increasingly been under the scrutiny of the authorities since the arrest last August of owner Jimmy Lai. Megan Revell reports.

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Hong Kong press freedom 'hanging by a thread' as arrests mount [Video]

Hong Kong press freedom 'hanging by a thread' as arrests mount

Hong Kong's largest pro-democracy newspaper has warned the city's press freedom is ‘hanging by a thread’, after five of its executives were arrested under Beijing's national security law.

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Beijing accuses NATO of exaggerating 'China threat theory' [Video]

Beijing accuses NATO of exaggerating 'China threat theory'

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NATO says China presents ‘systemic’ challenges [Video]

NATO says China presents ‘systemic’ challenges

Beijing’s ‘assertive behaviour’ is challenging the ‘rules-based international order’, transatlantic security alliance says.

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NATO recognises China as a 'security challenge' for the first time [Video]

NATO recognises China as a 'security challenge' for the first time

The alliance's secretary-general said on Monday that NATO is concerned by Beijing's rapidly expanding nuclear arsenal.

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China expands Tibet's political education drive [Video]

China expands Tibet's political education drive

In a rare and tightly chaperoned government tour of the region last week, a Reuters journalist was invited to Tibet as China broadens its political education campaign. Olivia Chan reports.

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UK report says Hong Kong law curtails freedoms [Video]

UK report says Hong Kong law curtails freedoms

Beijing has broken its legal obligations by undermining Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy and used a national security law to "drastically curtail freedoms" in the global financial hub, according to..

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Bitcoin: Cryptocurrency accounts blocked on Chinese social network Weibo [Video]

Bitcoin: Cryptocurrency accounts blocked on Chinese social network Weibo

Several influential Bitcoin accounts on Weibo have been blocked in recent days as Beijing escalates its crackdown on cryptocurrency trading.

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U.S. Senate passes bill to address China tech threat [Video]

U.S. Senate passes bill to address China tech threat

The U.S. Senate voted 68-32 on Tuesday to approve a sweeping package of legislation intended to boost the country's ability to compete with Chinese technology. Flora Bradley-Watson reports.

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