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Beijing: Municipality in People's Republic of China
Beijing, formerly 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 the 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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Japan wants China to take 'positive actions' on Japanese detained in Beijing

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe requested China's government on Wednesday to take positive actions in the case of a Japanese man detained in Beijing, a top government spokesman said following a..
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China to give $21 million to Nepal army to help future disaster relief

Nepal said on Monday that China will give its army about $21 million in unspecified "disaster relief materials" over the next three years, as Beijing strengthens its ties with Kathmandu.
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China plans to replace Hong Kong's Lam - FT [Video]China plans to replace Hong Kong's Lam - FT

China is drawing up a plan to replace Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam with an "interim" chief executive, the Financial Times reported, citing people briefed on the deliberations, which would bring to a..

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American toy brand FAO Schwarz opens in Selfridges [Video]American toy brand FAO Schwarz opens in Selfridges

American toy brand FAO Schwarz has opened its first European outlet within Selfridges' flagship London store. The 157-year-old brand is best known to UK customers for its life-size piano keyboard which..

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China says world 'shocked' by Navarro fake name [Video]China says world 'shocked' by Navarro fake name

The world is "shocked" that White House trade adviser Peter Navarro made up a fictitious anti-China economist in his books, China's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, adding that it is absurd and..

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U.S.-China trade tensions still simmer after deal [Video]U.S.-China trade tensions still simmer after deal

The world's two biggest economies have announced an early-stage trade deal that has dialed down the rhetoric but tensions remain. Jillian Kitchener has more.

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Hong Kong police and protesters exchange tear gas and petrol bombs [Video]Hong Kong police and protesters exchange tear gas and petrol bombs

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters staged an illegal march on Sunday, leading to clashes with police. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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HK policy address halted after heckling [Video]HK policy address halted after heckling

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was forced to halt her annual policy address on Wednesday (October 16) after some lawmakers disrupted the session, shouting and jeering "five demands, not one less" as Lam..

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'Totally irresponsible': Lam slams U.S. senators [Video]'Totally irresponsible': Lam slams U.S. senators

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam condemned visits by U.S. senators whom she said had arrived with "preconceived views" about the Hong Kong situation, after senator Josh Hawley said the city is..

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Trump says China wants to make a trade deal [Video]Trump says China wants to make a trade deal

Following a day of trade negotiations with China, U.S. President Donald Trump sounded upbeat about the possibility of a deal. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

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Trump to meet with China negotiator at White House [Video]Trump to meet with China negotiator at White House

U.S. President Donald Trump announced a Friday meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He as teams for both sides met for the first time since July in an attempt to end a 15-month trade war. Conway G...

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Dueling headlines ahead of trade war talks [Video]Dueling headlines ahead of trade war talks

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Stocks rise on trade hopes [Video]Stocks rise on trade hopes

Wall Street rose Wednesday on hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks, but stocks pared gains after Chinese officials said Beijing had lowered expectations for negotiations. Fred Katayama reports.

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China slams NBA in dispute over free speech [Video]China slams NBA in dispute over free speech

Chinese state media slammed the NBA on Wednesday saying it is peddling in a "secessionist pipe dream" escalating an ongoing dispute between Beijing and the U.S. league. Sareena Dayaram reports.

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China tells U.S. to butt out with tech blacklist [Video]China tells U.S. to butt out with tech blacklist

China's foreign ministry had strong words for the U.S. after Washington cited Beijing's treatment of minority muslims for expanding a trade blacklist to include several Chinese artificial intelligence..

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China TV drops NBA exhibition games, escalating pressure amid tweet uproar [Video]China TV drops NBA exhibition games, escalating pressure amid tweet uproar

NBA commissioner Silver defends free speech

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Basketball coaches focused on teams not China amid Twitter storm [Video]Basketball coaches focused on teams not China amid Twitter storm

Coaches remain tightlipped over China Tweet storm

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Houston Rockets GM apologizes on social media after tweeting support for Hong Kong protests [Video]Houston Rockets GM apologizes on social media after tweeting support for Hong Kong protests

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey apologizes on social media for his recent tweet in support of Hong Kong protests

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Ellis: "I feel good, I feel complete" on eve of final match with USWNT [Video]Ellis: "I feel good, I feel complete" on eve of final match with USWNT

U.S. Women's National Team coach Jill Ellis feeling satisfied with her accomplishments on eve of her final match with the squad

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Starbucks, banks among HK protest targets [Video]Starbucks, banks among HK protest targets

Hong Kong anti-government protesters are increasingly focusing their anger on mainland Chinese businesses and those with pro-Beijing links. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Hong Kong police break up protesters with force [Video]Hong Kong police break up protesters with force

Tens of thousands of people joined anti-government demonstrations, as Communist leaders in Beijing celebrated 70 years in power.

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Teenager shot in chaotic Hong Kong violence [Video]Teenager shot in chaotic Hong Kong violence

A teenage protester was shot in the chest by a police officer, as Hong Kong marked China's National Day with chaotic violence. David Doyle reports.

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Hong Kong: Woman falls on ground as liquid sprayed into face [Video]Hong Kong: Woman falls on ground as liquid sprayed into face

This footage shows the moment a female protester is sprayed by police with an unknown liquid as demonstrations in the semi-autonomous region escalate. Tens of thousands marched in a day of rage as..

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Salazar receives four-year ban for doping violations [Video]Salazar receives four-year ban for doping violations

Alberto Salazar, the former coach to Mo Farah, receives a four-year ban from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for doping violations.

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U.S. not out to 'decouple' from China, defense official says in Beijing

The United States is not seeking to "decouple" from China and not asking any country to choose sides, a senior U.S. defense official said on Monday, offering a softer outlook on relations bruised by a..
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Chinese envoy attends Durga Puja event in Beijing

Chinese Consul General in Kolkata Zha Liyou attended Durga Puja celebrations held in the auditorium of the Indian Embassy in Beijing on Saturday. This is the first time that a senior Chinese official..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pence to deliver China policy speech next Thursday: White House official

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to deliver his second major policy speech on China next Thursday, a White House official told Reuters, as hopes that a partial deal between Beijing and Washington..
Reuters - Published

U.S., Chinese teams working on Phase 1 trade deal text: Mnuchin

U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators are working on nailing down a Phase 1 trade deal text for their presidents to sign next month, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday, adding he was..
Reuters - Published

U.S. diplomats, Congress take aim at China; Trump expects trade deal signing

The U.S. State Department and Congress took aim at China on Wednesday, even as President Donald Trump hailed "goodwill" between Washington and Beijing and said he expected to sign the first phase of a..
Reuters - Published

China says U.S. House should stop interfering in Hong Kong

China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday that Beijing resolutely opposed new measures passed by the U.S. House of Representatives related to the Hong Kong protests and urged lawmakers to stop..
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U.S. concerned about some Hong Kong protest tactics, heavier China hand: Pentagon

The senior U.S. defense official for Asia said on Tuesday that the United States has some concerns about some of the tactics used by demonstrators in Hong Kong but was also concerned about the heavier..
Reuters - Published

China urges Turkey to halt military action in Syria-foreign ministry

China's foreign ministry urged Turkey on Tuesday to stop military action in Syria and "come back to the right track". Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang made the comments at a daily..
Reuters - Published

China's Xi warns attempts to divide China will end in 'shattered bones'

Chinese President Xi Jinping warned on Sunday that any attempt to divide China will be crushed, as Beijing faces political challenges in months-long protests in Hong Kong and U.S. criticism over its..
Reuters - Published

Nepal pushes to end dependency on India with China rail, tunnel deals

Chinese President Xi Jinping wound up two days of meetings in Nepal on Sunday with separate deals for a rail link to Tibet and a tunnel, an official said, as the Himalayan nation seeks to end an Indian..
Reuters - Published

Petrol bombs thrown in Hong Kong metro, protesters defy face mask ban

Petrol bombs were thrown inside a Hong Kong metro station on Saturday but no one was injured, the government said, as pro-democracy protesters again took to the streets angry at what they believe is..
Reuters - Published

Xi assures Modi that Beijing is ready to take sincere action to reduce trade deficit

India and China have decided to establish a new mechanism to discuss trade, investment and services, at an "elevated level", Gokhale said.
DNA - Published

Petrol bombs thrown in Hong Kong metro, no one injured: government

Petrol bombs were thrown inside a Hong Kong metro station on Saturday but no one was injured, the government said, as pro-democracy protesters again took to the streets angry at what they believe is..
Reuters - Published

China denounces Thai politicians for show of support to Hong Kong activists

The Chinese embassy in Bangkok has condemned Thai politicians for showing support to Hong Kong activists amid mass anti-Beijing protests, saying that such move could harm the relationship between the..
Reuters - Published

India, China should focus on strengthening trade facilitation to help reduce trade imbalances: Senior Beijing official

She said that for a long time, the imbalance in trade in goods between the countries has been one of the factors troubling economic cooperation.
DNA - Published

Who's who in the high-level Chinese trade delegation in Washington

Chinese and U.S. officials are negotiating this week in Washington to try to end a debilitating 15-month trade war, with talks set to culminate on Friday when the head of Beijing's delegation meets..
Reuters - Published

Beijing says U.S. smeared China with accusations of rights violations

Beijing said on Thursday that comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing China of human rights violations in its treatment of Muslims constituted a smear against China.
Reuters - Published

Taiwan leader rejects China's 'one country, two systems' offer

Taiwan's president rejected on Thursday a "one country, two systems" formula that Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the island and the mainland, saying such an arrangement had set Hong Kong..
Reuters - Published

Taiwan vows to defend its sovereignty amid China pressure

President Tsai Ing-wen vowed on Thursday to defend Taiwan's sovereignty, saying her government would defend freedom and democracy as Beijing ramps up pressure on the self-ruled island it considers a..
Reuters - Published

Not for other countries to comment on India's internal affairs: MEA on Xi-Khan Kashmir talks

India on Wednesday reacted sharply to reports of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan discussing Kashmir, saying Beijing is "well aware" of New Delhi's position and it is..
IndiaTimes - Published

China calls Prague council's move to cancel pact a 'breach of faith'

China hit back on Wednesday at a decision by the Prague city council to cancel a partnership agreement with Beijing that would have required it to commit to the "one China" principle affirming that..
Reuters - Published

China, Solomon Islands sign deals under new diplomatic ties

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Wednesday and signed several agreements in the first official visit since the two countries established..
Reuters - Published

Ahead of Modi-Xi informal summit, Beijing calls for dialogue between India, Pak over Kashmir issue

China has called for dialogue as a "way forward" for India and Pakistan on the Kashmir issue.
DNA - Published

Ahead of Xi Jinping visit, China says Jammu and Kashmir internal issue

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman says Beijing's stand is consistent
DNA - Published

'Bilateral issue, dialogue the way forward': Ahead of India-China informal summit, Beijing changes tune on Kashmir

The first India-China informal summit took place in Wuhan in April, 2018.
DNA - Published

Hong Kong leader Lam does not rule out Beijing help, as economy suffers

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday did not rule out asking Beijing for help, as the Asian financial hub struggles to deal with months of often violent anti-government protests that are..
Reuters - Published

Mission impossible: Next EU foreign policy chief warns of EU irrelevance

The European Union must learn to speak with one voice on the international stage and also develop a "military capacity to act" or slide into irrelevance, eclipsed by Washington and Beijing, its..
Reuters - Published

Prague city council moves to axe partnership with Beijing

Prague city council voted on Monday to cancel a partnership agreement with Beijing after it failed to remove an article requiring it commit to the "one China" principle, which refers to China’s..
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Pakistani PM Khan to meet China's Xi to discuss Kashmir, CPEC

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Tuesday to discuss the security situation in the disputed region of Kashmir as well as..
Reuters - Published

Taiwan says China is an 'authoritarian' threat in the Pacific

Taiwan said on Monday China was practicing "authoritarian expansionism" in the Pacific, pointing to reports of plans for Chinese military presence in two Pacific countries that have recently switched..
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Kremlin hails special relationship with China amid missile system cooperation

The Kremlin said on Friday that Moscow's move to help Beijing build a missile attack warning system showed the two countries had a special relationship.
Reuters - Published

Beijing likely to pass on Trump invitation to probe Bidens, China experts say

If China were to act on U.S. President Donald Trump's surprising request on Thursday to start an investigation into Democratic rival Joe Biden and his family, it would be breaking one of its stated..
Reuters - Published

India to take bilateral approach on issues faced by other countries with China: S Jaishankar

Jaishankar asserted that both New Delhi and Beijing would like to see their relation become "better and substantive". "When it comes to China, for me what's important is I have this neighbour who's my..
IndiaTimes - Published

Gandhi Jayanti function in Beijing shifted to Indian embassy premises after denial of permission

The celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary, which is held every year since 2005 at a public park in Beijing, was shifted to the Indian Embassy premises in the last minute on Wednesday after..
IndiaTimes - Published

As China flexes muscles, India kicks off military drill

India has quietly kicked off a major combat exercise to test its new integrated battle groups (IBGs) for mountain warfare in Arunachal Pradesh, even as China showcased its military might with strategic..
IndiaTimes - Published

Modi greets Chinese people on China's National Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted Chinese people on the occasion of their country's National Day on Tuesday, saying India cherishes its friendship with China. China celebrated its 70th founding..
IndiaTimes - Published

Tears as China's military extravaganza stirs patriotic passion

Amid the roar of tanks rolling through a residential street in central Beijing at midday, 31-year-old Li Meiping cried tears of joy.
Reuters - Published

China showcases fearsome new missiles to counter U.S. at military parade

China's military on Tuesday showed off new equipment at a parade in central Beijing to mark 70 years since the founding of the People's Republic, including hypersonic-glide missiles that experts say..
Reuters - Published

China flexes military muscle to mark 70 years of Communist rule

China celebrated its growing power and confidence with a massive display of military hardware and goose-stepping troops in Beijing on Tuesday, overseen by President Xi Jinping who pledged peaceful..
Reuters - Published

China marks 70 years of Communist rule with massive show of force

China celebrated seven decades of Communist Party rule on Tuesday with a massive display of military power in central Beijing, as President Xi Jinping pledged peaceful development but said the armed..
Reuters - Published

Barricades up, shutters down as Hong Kong marks Communist China's birthday

Hong Kong went into lockdown on Tuesday, with barricades in the city center, shuttered stores and a heavy riot police presence, as authorities scrambled to ensure anti-government protests do not..
Reuters - Published

San Francisco tour guide charged with carrying U.S. secrets to China

A San Francisco tour guide has been charged with being an agent of the Chinese government, accused of picking up U.S. national security secrets from furtive locations and delivering them cloak and..
Reuters - Published

'I love you China': Beijing enlists foreign voices ahead of anniversary

Chinese state media released videos of foreign citizens praising the country on the eve of celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic, as new research showed declining..
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: China has doubled troop levels in Hong Kong, envoys estimate

China has quietly more than doubled its deployment of mainland security forces in Hong Kong, according to foreign envoys and security analysts, in the most dramatic move yet by Beijing to prepare for a..
Reuters - Published

Malaysia PM says can't provoke Beijing on South China Sea, Uighur issue

Malaysia does not want to take a confrontational stance toward China over the disputed South China Sea and Beijing's alleged mistreatment of its minority Uighur Muslims, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: What's next for Hong Kong's protest movement

Global media coverage of petrol bombs, tear gas and street clashes in Hong Kong days before China wants to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic presents Beijing with..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Beijing and Hong Kong residents speak about China, ahead of anniversary

China is preparing to mark the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic on Tuesday with celebrations that are expected to involve 100,000 people, fireworks, artistic and athletic performances, and..
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