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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 cabinet reshuffle not an 'immediate task', Lam says

A reshuffle of Hong Kong's cabinet is not an "immediate task", the city's Beijing-backed leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday, as she prepared to visit the Chinese capital for the first time since her..
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China November exports fall, but import growth hints of recovering demand

China's exports in November shrank for the fourth consecutive month, underscoring persistent pressures on manufacturers from the Sino-U.S. war but growth in imports may be a sign that Beijing's..
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Hong Kong cabinet reshuffle not a priority, Lam says [Video]Hong Kong cabinet reshuffle not a priority, Lam says

A reshuffle of Hong Kong's cabinet is not an "immediate task," the city's Beijing-backed leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday, as she prepared to visit the Chinese capital for the first time since her..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:41Published

Chinese official blasts U.S. for Xinjiang bills [Video]Chinese official blasts U.S. for Xinjiang bills

People held in controversial training camps in Xinjiang have "graduated" and new students will have the "freedom to come and go", the government of China's far western region said on Monday, slamming..

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People held in controversial training camps in Xinjiang have "graduated" and new students will have the "freedom to come and go", the government of China's far western region said on Monday, slamming..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:38Published

Chinese official blasts U.S. for Xinjiang bill [Video]Chinese official blasts U.S. for Xinjiang bill

People held in controversial training camps in Xinjiang have "graduated" and new students will have the "freedom to come and go", the government of China's far western region said on Monday, slamming..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

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..

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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.

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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.

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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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Trump calls for World Bank to stop loaning to China

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday called for the World Bank to stop loaning money to China, one day after the institution adopted a lending plan to Beijing over Washington's objections.
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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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Trump upbeat on U.S.-China talks as Beijing underscores tariff-cut demands

U.S.-China trade talks are "moving right along," President Donald Trump said on Thursday, striking an upbeat tone even as Chinese officials held fast to their line that existing tariffs must come off..
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Chinese residents worry about rise of facial recognition

A study by a Beijing-based body indicates many are worried about their biometric data being hacked.
BBC News - Published

Wall Street dips as investors stay off big bets, eye developments on trade

U.S. stocks dipped on Thursday as declines in defensive sectors such as consumer staples overshadowed gains in technology stocks, while a lack of new developments in trade talks between Washington and..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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

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

Trump says new U.S. law on Hong Kong doesn't help China trade talks

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday U.S. legislation backing protesters in Hong Kong did not make trade negotiations with China easier, but added he believes Beijing still wants a deal with the..
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..
Reuters - Published

Global stocks tick up on upbeat China factory reports, trade talk hopes

Global shares rose on Monday and oil rebounded after upbeat China manufacturing surveys and as investors clung to hopes Beijing and Washington could reach a compromise in trade talks.
Reuters - Published

Global shares tick up as hopes for Sino-U.S. breakthrough stay intact

Global shares ticked up on Monday and oil rebounded after a big fall late last week, as investors clung to hopes Beijing and Washington could reach a compromise in trade talks although increasing..
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China wants U.S. tariffs rolled back in phase one trade deal: Global Times

Beijing's top priority in any phase one trade deal with the United States is the removal of existing tariffs on Chinese goods, China's Global Times newspaper reported on Sunday, amid uncertainty on..
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China due to introduce face scans for mobile users

Beijing wants people to use only real identities online but there is concern over data collection.
BBC News - Published

China's factory activity unexpectedly returns to growth in November

Factory activity in China unexpectedly returned to growth in November for the first time in seven months, as domestic demand picked up on Beijing's accelerated stimulus measures to steady growth.
Reuters - Published

Stocks stop short of new peaks as Sino-U.S. tensions weigh

Global shares ticked up on Friday, but hesitated to test an all-time peak as investors worried a new U.S. law backing Hong Kong protests could derail Washington's and Beijing's efforts to end their..
Reuters - Published

World stocks stall as U.S.-China tensions flare again

A four-day rally that had lifted world stocks to near-record highs stalled on Thursday as a U.S. bill backing Hong Kong's protesters became law, provoking China's ire and threatening to derail an..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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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Hong Kong protests: Trump signs Human Rights and Democracy Act into law

The Human Rights and Democracy Act has angered Beijing, which has told the US to "stop meddling".
BBC News - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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

Global stocks nearing record highs on trade hopes

World shares made another push for a record high on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said Washington and Beijing were in the final throes of inking an initial trade deal.
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..
Reuters - Published

China now has more diplomatic posts than any other country

Beijing overtook Washington for the very first time, while the UK has dropped lower in the ranking.
BBC News - Published

Asian stocks cheered by fresh trade talk momentum

Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, bolstered by Wall Street's record closing highs and signs of new momentum in Beijing's and Washington's efforts to end their long and acrimonious trade dispute.
Reuters - Published

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