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Beijing: Capital of the People's Republic of China
Beijing, alternately 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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Hong Kong police to take both 'hard' and 'soft' approaches against protests: commissioner

The Hong Kong police will use both "hard" and "soft" approaches when dealing with protests, Hong Kong's police commissioner Chris Tang told reporters in Beijing on Saturday.
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U.S. Uighur bill's threat to surveillance economy puts China on offensive

China reacted angrily to President Donald Trump's approval of legislation supporting Hong Kong protesters last month, but movement on another congressional bill, backing Uighur Muslims in China's..
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China warns U.S. over Uighur bill, raising doubts over early trade deal [Video]China warns U.S. over Uighur bill, raising doubts over early trade deal

China warned on Wednesday that the U.S. House of Representatives bill calling for a tougher U.S. response to Beijing's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority will impact bilateral cooperation,..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:46Published

House Reps overwhelmingly pass bill on Uighurs [Video]House Reps overwhelmingly pass bill on Uighurs

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted in favor of a bill that would aim to close mass detention camps for China's Uighur Muslim community as well as sanction Chinese officials involved..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:39Published

Anger in China as US House passes Uighur crackdown bill [Video]Anger in China as US House passes Uighur crackdown bill

Beijing 'resolutely opposes' resolution, which among others seeks to sanction Communist Party leader in Xinjiang.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 10:07Published

With new gas pipeline, Russia's exports flow east [Video]With new gas pipeline, Russia's exports flow east

Russian President Vladimir Putin and China's President Xi Jinping launched a landmark gas pipeline on Monday, in a boost to economic and political ties between the two major powers. David Doyle..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:02Published

China, HK voice anger against U.S. law [Video]China, HK voice anger against U.S. law

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam denounced U.S. legislation protecting human rights in the embattled city after it was passed last week. That comes after a ban by Beijing against U.S. military from visiting..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

Trade deal stalled over HK legislation: Axios [Video]Trade deal stalled over HK legislation: Axios

A trade deal between China and the U.S. has stalled after the U.S. passed legislation backing protesters in Hong Kong, news website Axios reported on Sunday, citing a source close to Trump's..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

China Wants U.S. Tariffs Rolled Back In Phase One Trade Deal [Video]China Wants U.S. Tariffs Rolled Back In Phase One Trade Deal

FILE PHOTO: A Chinese woman adjusts a Chinese national flag next to U.S. national flags before a Strategic Dialogue expanded meeting, part of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) held..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Rallies against tear gas and for Trump in Hong Kong [Video]Rallies against tear gas and for Trump in Hong Kong

Police fired tear gas in Hong Kong, mark the end of a week of relative calm since district elections. David Doyle reports.

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Hong Kong protesters sing U.S. anthem to thank Trump [Video]Hong Kong protesters sing U.S. anthem to thank Trump

Protesters waved the stars and stripes and sang the U.S. national anthem outside the U.S. consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday to thank President Donald Trump.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Hong Kong protesters hold mass ‘Thanksgiving’ rally [Video]Hong Kong protesters hold mass ‘Thanksgiving’ rally

Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong symbolically gave thanks to America as the U.S. celebrates its Thanksgiving holiday, while China warned Washington on Thursday that it would take "firm counter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:46Published

Hong Kong loses luster for luxury brands [Video]Hong Kong loses luster for luxury brands

Luxury brands are scaling back in Hong Kong, long seen as the gateway to Chinese shoppers, and the reasons go deeper than the city's unrest. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

Trump signs HK bills, China warns retaliation [Video]Trump signs HK bills, China warns retaliation

U.S. President Trump signed into law congressional bills that back protesters in Hong Kong and threaten China with possible sanctions on human rights, prompting China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam offers no concessions despite poll rout [Video]Hong Kong's Carrie Lam offers no concessions despite poll rout

Chief executive says city can 'no longer tolerate chaos' while Beijing warns US of consequences of 'interference'.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:22Published

Lam admits to public discontent with her govt [Video]Lam admits to public discontent with her govt

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam acknowledged on Tuesday that the record number of voters in district elections highlighted dissatisfaction with the government as she thanked residents for voting peacefully..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:34Published

Pro-democracy victory in Hong Kong puts pressure on Beijing-backed leader Carrie Lam [Video]Pro-democracy victory in Hong Kong puts pressure on Beijing-backed leader Carrie Lam

Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam said on Mondat that she will "listen to the opinions of members of the public humbly and seriously reflect", after pro-democracy achieved a landslide victory in the..

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Beijing envoy warns of 'destructive forces' trying to undermine U.S.-China ties

China's envoy to the United States on Wednesday said the two countries were trying to resolve their differences over trade, but he warned of forces that he said were trying to drive a wedge between the..
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China official media blasts U.S. Uighur bill, calls for reprisals

Chinese official media excoriated the United States and called for harsh reprisals in editorials on Thursday after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation requiring a stronger response to..
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Senior China diplomat visits South Korea to re-set ties

South Korea said it would seek China's help to denuclearize the Korean peninsula as one of Beijing's most senior diplomats arrived in Seoul on Wednesday to repair ties that soured over the deployment..
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China summons U.S. embassy official over Uighur bill

China summoned a representative of the U.S. embassy on Wednesday to protest against a U.S. House of Representatives bill about Beijing's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority, state television..
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China warns U.S. over Uighur bill, raising doubts over early trade deal

China warned on Wednesday that the U.S. House of Representatives bill calling for a tougher U.S. response to Beijing's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority will impact bilateral cooperation, casting..
Reuters - Published

China demands 'fighting spirit' from diplomats as trade war, Hong Kong protests simmer

Chinese diplomats have been instructed to promote Beijing's view more aggressively as the country grapples with the trade war with the United States, anti-government protests in Hong Kong and other..
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U.S. says won't speculate on possible China retaliation to Xinjiang bill

The United States will not speculate on possible future actions by China in response to the U.S. House bill targeting camps for Muslims in western Xinjiang region, the U.S. Embassy in Beijing said on..
Reuters - Published

Trump comments, Uighur bill hit prospects of U.S.-China trade deal

U.S. President Donald Trump's comments that a trade deal with China might have to wait until late 2020 raised fresh doubts on when the dispute might end, while a U.S. House bill targeting camps for..
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U.S. House approves Uighur bill demanding sanctions on senior Chinese officials

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would require the Trump administration to toughen its response to China's crackdown on its Muslim minority, drawing..
Reuters - Published

China's top diplomat says China, U.S. must boost strategic communication: Xinhua

China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, said that Beijing and Washington must increase strategic communication and work together based on the consensus reached by the two countries' heads of state, China's..
Reuters - Published

Indian warships chase away Chinese vessel near A&N Islands, amid ongoing shadow-boxing in IOR

Indian warships drove away a Chinese oceanic research vessel indulging in suspicious activity near the strategically-located Andaman and Nicobar archipelago recently, amidst the continuing..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hong Kong's Lam to visit China and meet Xi on December 16: Cable TV

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will visit Beijing on Dec. 16 and meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Hong Kong broadcaster Cable TV said on Tuesday, citing sources.
Reuters - Published

Putin and Xi oversee launch of landmark Russian gas pipeline to China

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday oversaw the launch of a landmark pipeline that will transport natural gas from Siberia to northeast China, an economic..
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China holds out carrot ahead of Taiwan election, but few convinced

China is stepping up efforts to be nice to Taiwan ahead of key elections on Jan. 11, offering better treatment to Taiwanese in China and urging the democratic island to "come home", but many there only..
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Trump signs Hong Kong bills; Beijing vows retaliation: Now what?

U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law https://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-trump/trump-approves-legislation-backing-hong-kong-protesters-idUSKBN1Y12NB congressional bills that..
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Trump approves legislation backing Hong Kong protesters

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law legislation backing protesters in Hong Kong despite angry objections from Beijing, at a time when Trump is seeking a deal to end a damaging..
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No excuse for silence on China's camps for Uighurs: exiled leader

The exiled leader of China's minority Muslim Uighurs is pressing countries to cut trade links with Beijing, saying the time for business as usual is over.
Reuters - Published

China accuses Taiwan ruling party using 'absurd' spying claims to win votes

China likened claims by a Chinese asylum seeker in Australia who said he was a spy for Beijing to an absurd screenplay, accusing Taiwan's ruling party of manipulating the"concocted" story to boost its..
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Australian universities should be barred from partnering with over 100 Chinese schools due to military ties: think tank

Australian universities should be barred from partnering with more than 100 Chinese counterparts because they have close ties with the military in Beijing, a leading think tank has said.
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Fresh headache for China after Hong Kong democrats rout pro-Beijing candidates

After months of sometimes-violent unrest in Hong Kong, an election with record turnout handed a big victory to pro-democracy local district council candidates, posing a new conundrum for Beijing and..
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Canada's new foreign minister says he pressed China on detainees

Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, who has been in the job for four days, said on Saturday he had pressed his Chinese counterpart about the case of two Canadian citizens jailed in..
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China meddling allegations roil Taiwan election campaign

New allegations Beijing tried to infiltrate Taiwan's democracy roiled election campaigning on the island this weekend, with President Tsai Ing-wen's main opponent saying would drop out if he had taken..
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Australian politicians say media revelations of China spying disturbing

Australian politicians on Saturday described as disturbing media reports that a man seeking asylum claims to be an agent of Chinese intelligence services who detailed Beijing's efforts to infiltrate..
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Chinese defector gives Australia details of Beijing espionage: paper

An apparent Chinese intelligence service agent is seeking asylum in Australia after providing details on Beijing's political interference in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Australia, the Age newspaper said on..
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China envoy warns of 'very bad damage' if Canada follows U.S. lead on Hong Kong

China's new ambassador to Canada on Friday warned Ottawa not to follow the U.S. lead and formally back protesters in Hong Kong, saying such a move would cause "very bad damage" to already poor ties..
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We will take less time to improve air quality: Prakash Javadekar

Responding to a discussion on "air pollution and climate change", he said a mass movement is required for the purpose. "It took Beijing 15 years (to fight air pollution). We will take lesser time," he..
IndiaTimes - Published

China makes representation to U.S. over ships in South China Sea

China lodged stern representations with the United States after U.S. navy ships sailed in the South China Sea near islands claimed by Beijing, foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a daily..
Reuters - Published

China urges United States to stop provocative acts in South China Sea

China on Friday urged the United States to stop provocative acts in the South China Sea after two U.S. Navy ships sailed near islands claimed by Beijing there.
Reuters - Published

China says Taiwan courting 'disaster' after pre-election comment on independence

The Chinese government warned self-ruled Taiwan on Thursday that it was courting "disaster", after the running mate for President Tsai Ing-wen in January elections said he was working toward the..
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Senior China diplomat says Beijing will never allow anyone to destroy HK's stability

China resolutely opposes U.S. lawmakers' passing of a Hong Kong human rights bill and will never allow anyone to destroy Hong Kong's prosperity and stability, senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said on..
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U.S. House passes Hong Kong rights bills, Trump expected to sign

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills to back protesters in Hong Kong and send a warning to China about human rights, with President Donald Trump expected to sign them into..
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China summons U.S. embassy official to demand halt to Hong Kong meddling

China made stern representations to a representative of the U.S. embassy in Beijing on Wednesday after the Senate unanimously passed legislation aimed at protecting human rights in Hong Kong.
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U.S. Senate passes HK rights bill backing protesters, angers Beijing

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed legislation on Tuesday aimed at protecting human rights in Hong Kong amid a crackdown on a pro-democracy protest movement, drawing condemnation from Beijing.
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FBI wishes it had acted quicker as China stole intellectual property

The FBI wished it had taken swifter action as Beijing recruited U.S.-based researchers to transfer intellectual property from American laboratories, a senior official at the agency said on Tuesday..
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Explainer: Beijing hints at looming pressure on Hong Kong courts

Hong Kong lawyers and scholars keen to safeguard the territory's vaunted legal independence were alarmed on Tuesday by a statement from a Chinese parliamentary body questioning a Hong Kong court's..
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U.S. condemns 'unjustified use of force' in Hong Kong: senior official

The United States condemned the "unjustified use of force" in Hong Kong and called on Beijing to protect Hong Kong's freedom, a senior official in President Donald Trump's administration said Sunday,..
Reuters - Published

Taiwan president chooses running mate who Chinese paper wanted arrested

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has named as her running mate for 2020 elections a former premier who angered Beijing so badly last year with his support for the island's formal independence that a major..
Reuters - Published

China says outspoken Australian lawmakers should repent

Two Australian lawmakers who were denied entry to China for a study tour because of their outspoken criticism of Beijing must "repent and redress their mistakes" if they want to visit the country,..
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China demands repentance from outspoken Australian lawmakers

Two Australian lawmakers who had been denied entry to China for a study tour because of their outspoken criticism of Beijing must "repent and redress their mistakes" if they want to visit the country,..
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China, Sweden escalate war of words over support for detained bookseller

Beijing has doubled down in its criticism of Stockholm's support for Gui Minhai, a book publisher detained in China, after Sweden's minister for culture attended a literary award ceremony in his honor.
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China envoy threatens to ban Swedish minister over Gui Minhai award

Sweden's minister for culture will be banned from entering China if she attends a literary award ceremony on Friday for detained Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai, Beijing's ambassador to the Nordic..
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Japanese academic released after detention by China

A Japanese academic detained in Beijing since September has been released and returned to the country on Friday, in a move expected to help pave the way for a state visit by Chinese President Xi..
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Taiwan opposition candidate calls for return to one China formula

Taiwan’s opposition presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu called on Thursday for a return to a consensus with the mainland that there is only one China, but rejected Beijing’s formula for Hong..
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EU's proposed ambassadorial visit to Xinjiang seen unlikely to happen

The European Union is discussing a visit for ambassadors to China's far western region of Xinjiang, where Beijing has been accused of oppressing ethnic Uighurs, but the trip is unlikely to happen..
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China says Taiwan scaremongering with attack talk

China said on Wednesday Taiwan was scaremongering with talk of a possible Chinese attack, after Taiwan's foreign minister said Beijing could resort to military conflict to divert domestic pressure if..
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Taiwan warns of possible attack if China's slowdown 'becomes serious'

Beijing could resort to military conflict with self-ruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the world's second largest economy amid trade war threatens the legitimacy of the Chinese..
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam strongly condemns violent action against lawmaker Junius Ho

Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam strongly condemns violent action against lawmaker Junius Ho, she told a press briefing in Beijing on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

China backs bolder action to counter roots of Hong Kong unrest: official

Beijing supports bolder action to tackle the roots of unrest that has rocked Hong Kong for months, a senior Chinese official said on Wednesday, just hours after a knife-wielding man attacked a..
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