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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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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

Apple's Cook meets China regulator after pulling Hong Kong app

Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook met the chief of China's market regulator in Beijing on Thursday, the Chinese agency said, a week after the U.S. firm was thrust into the midst of political tensions between the..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Beijing

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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:16Published

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

Beijing has lowered expectations for significant progress from this week's trade talks with the U.S., sources told Reuters but other media reported China is open to a partial agreement. Conway G...

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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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Hong Kong seethes on China National Day [Video]Hong Kong seethes on China National Day

Police fired tear gas as thousands of anti-government protesters fanned out across Hong Kong on Tuesday, a direct challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping as he celebrated the 70th anniversary of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

Xi Jinping says 'no force' can stop China [Video]Xi Jinping says 'no force' can stop China

Beijing held a massive military parade on Tuesday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule, headlined by President Xi Jinping. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:47Published

Naturalized Citizen Charged With Giving US Secrets To China [Video]Naturalized Citizen Charged With Giving US Secrets To China

Reuters reports a San Francisco tour guide may ultimately end his days in the equivalent of Alcatraz. 56-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen Xuehua Peng is also known as Edward Peng. Federal prosecutors..

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Wall St. ends higher as trade fears recede [Video]Wall St. ends higher as trade fears recede

U.S. stocks rallied on Monday as investors set aside worries about the U.S.-China trade war. Conway G. Gittens has the trading action.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

 

China's GDP growth grinds to near 30-year low as tariffs hit production

China's third-quarter economic growth slowed more than expected and to its weakest pace in almost three decades as the bruising U.S. trade war hit factory production, boosting the case for Beijing to..
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

Trade pressure seen denting China's 2019 growth to 29-year low at 6.2%, 5.9% in 2020: Reuters poll

China's economic growth is expected to slow to a near 30-year low of 6.2% this year and cool further to 5.9% in 2020, a Reuters poll showed, underlining the stiff challenge faced by Beijing even as it..
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..
Reuters - Published

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

Industrial earnings take center stage in third quarter with trade, economy in focus

Profit reports from big manufacturers and other industrial firms arriving this week will provide investors with a crucial corporate gauge of the U.S. economy's health and the fallout from trade..
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

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

U.S. optimistic on trade talks; China open to partial deal

President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials on Friday signaled good news was coming in trade talks with China, while Beijing indicated it was open to a "partial" deal that would avoid a planned..
Reuters - Published

China has invited Lighthizer, Mnuchin for further trade talks: CNN

Beijing has officially invited U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, and their teams for further trade talks in China, a CNN reporter said in a tweet..
Reuters - Published

Trump sees 'good things' in trade talks; China dangles partial deal

U.S. President Donald Trump sounded an optimistic note on Friday as high-level trade talks with China entered a second day, while Beijing indicated it was open to a "partial" deal that would avoid a..
Reuters - Published

With U.S. tariffs looming, China drums up hope for a partial trade deal

A Chinese state newspaper said on Friday that a "partial" trade deal would benefit China and the United States, and Washington should take the offer on the table, reflecting Beijing's aim of cooling..
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

Few convinced by Apple's case for Hong Kong app removal

Apple's removal of an app used to track Hong Kong police leads to claims it was bowing to Beijing pressure.
BBC News - 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

Stocks slide, safe assets gain on anxiety over trade talks

Global stocks tumbled and the safe haven yen and Swiss franc gained in early Asian trade on Thursday, on signs Washington and Beijing were still wide apart on trade issues and were making no progress..
Reuters - Published

Wall Street gains on trade optimism, but Beijing tempers hopes

Wall Street rose on Wednesday on hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks, though stocks pared gains late after Chinese officials said Beijing had lowered expectations for negotiations this week.
Reuters - 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

U.S. visa move against China casts pall over talks to end trade war

The United States said on Tuesday it had imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities, heightening tensions with Beijing and casting a pall over..
Reuters - 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

U.S. expands blacklist to include China's top AI startups ahead of trade talks

The U.S. government widened its trade blacklist to include some of China's top artificial intelligence startups, punishing Beijing for its treatment of Muslim minorities and ratcheting up tensions..
Reuters - Published

Asked about Bidens, China says doesn't intend intervening in U.S. affairs

The Chinese foreign ministry said on Tuesday that China had no intention of intervening in U.S. domestic affairs when asked about U.S. President Donald Trump's suggestion that Beijing investigate his..
Reuters - Published

U.S.-China strains over Hong Kong and minority rights hinder chance of trade deal

Prospects for progress in U.S.-China trade talks dimmed on Monday after Washington blacklisted Chinese companies over Beijing's treatment of predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities, and President Donald..
Reuters - Published

South Park China: Writers 'apologise' after Beijing censorship

The show was largely scrubbed from the Chinese internet after an episode called "Band in China".
BBC News - Published

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