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Beijing: Municipality in 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 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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In nod to debt concerns, China Belt and Road summit to urge sustainable financing

World leaders meeting in Beijing this week for a summit on China's Belt and Road initiative will agree to project financing that respects global debt goals and promotes green growth, according to a..
Reuters - Published

The special flavour of rock’n’roll Beijing

the special flavour of rock’n’roll beijing
The indie bands of the Chinese capital, Beijing, have their own raw, distinctive sound, says the BBC's Stephen McDonell.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Beijing

Argentina's solar farm reflects China's ambitions [Video]Argentina's solar farm reflects China's ambitions

A sign of China's rising influence in Latin America is the Cauchari solar project in Argentina, which is using technology and funding from China. Havovi Cooper and Cassandra Garrison report.

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Xi’s China is replacing the U.S. as the dominant military force in Asia [Video]Xi’s China is replacing the U.S. as the dominant military force in Asia

Chinese leader Xi Jinping has refashioned the People's Liberation Army into a force that's rapidly closing the gap on U.S. firepower -- and in some vital areas has surpassed it. American victory over..

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China film industry: Beijing balances censorship and growth [Video]China film industry: Beijing balances censorship and growth

China has been quietly allowing more foreign films to be imported, while domestic production has slowed down.

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Automakers see positives despite Chinese downturn [Video]Automakers see positives despite Chinese downturn

China's biggest auto show is underway this week in Shanghai, and despite recent gloomy economic data out of China, automakers say they still see an opportunity in the world's biggest auto market. Ed..

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Foxconn chief Gou weighs run for Taiwan president [Video]Foxconn chief Gou weighs run for Taiwan president

Foxconn's Chairman Terry Gou said he is considering whether to run for Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, a day after Reuters reported the tycoon planned to step down from the world's largest..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:51Published

Mnuchin Says US, China Have Agreed on Trade Deal Enforcement [Video]Mnuchin Says US, China Have Agreed on Trade Deal Enforcement

​The Treasury Secretary said both sides have "pretty much agreed on an enforcement mechanism," which includes "enforcement offices" on both sides.

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The US Won't Send Ships To China's 70th Anniversary Celebration [Video]The US Won't Send Ships To China's 70th Anniversary Celebration

Business Insider reports the US Navy has decided it will not send warships to participate in China's navy celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army Navy...

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Hong Kong's Hong Kong's "Occupy" leaders found guilty over 2014 protests

A Hong Kong court found nine pro-democracy leaders involved in the 2014 'Occupy' movement guilty on public nuisance charges. Each could face at least seven years in jail. Jayson Albano reports.

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Duterte Says Military Action Possible in Island Dispute [Video]Duterte Says Military Action Possible in Island Dispute

President Rodrigo Duterte says he will tell his troops to prepare for a "suicide mission" to defend Thitu Island.

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Trump says trade deal with China could be reached in about four weeks [Video]Trump says trade deal with China could be reached in about four weeks

U.S. President Donald Trump says a trade deal with China was getting close and a deal could be reached in about four weeks, in a meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He. Rough cut - no reporter..

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U.S. Conducted Secret Surveillance of Huawei [Video]U.S. Conducted Secret Surveillance of Huawei

According to Reuters, U.S. authorities gathered information about Huawei through secret surveillance they plan to use in their case charging the Chinese telecom company with violating sanctions against..

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U.S.-China Trade Talks Moving Forward [Video]U.S.-China Trade Talks Moving Forward

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Trade talks between the United States and China made “good headway” last week in Beijing and the two sides aim to bridge differences during talks that could extend beyond..

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New Zealand, China hold talks on improving relations [Video]New Zealand, China hold talks on improving relations

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visits Beijing amid tension over use of Chinese telecoms equipment in New Zealand’s 5G network.

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China cracks down on fentanyl, blames U.S. for its abuse [Video]China cracks down on fentanyl, blames U.S. for its abuse

China will expand the range of fentanyl-related substances it defines as controlled narcotics, but Beijing blames U.S. culture for abuse of the drug. Grace Lee reports.

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New Zealand PM Ardern says to discuss Huawei decision in China visit [Video]New Zealand PM Ardern says to discuss Huawei decision in China visit

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has arrived in China for a one-day visit, where she told reporters Chinese tech giant Huawei would be part of discussions. Arden's expected to meet with..

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Taiwan Condemns Beijing After Chinese Jets Cross Maritime Line [Video]Taiwan Condemns Beijing After Chinese Jets Cross Maritime Line

According to Reuters, Taiwan on Sunday condemned what it called a “provocative” move by China after two Chinese fighter jets crossed a maritime border. The self ruled island's defense ministry said..

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Seven Killed In China Plant Explosion [Video]Seven Killed In China Plant Explosion

According to Reuters, a plant explosion in China’s Jiangsu province has killed seven people, the second deadly blast in the province this month as Beijing begins a nationwide industrial safety..

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U.S., China Trade Talks Said To Be Productive, No Details Released [Video]U.S., China Trade Talks Said To Be Productive, No Details Released

Reuters reports the United States and China said on Friday that they made progress regarding trade talks in Beijing. The White House said in a statement, “The two parties continued to make progress..

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U.S., China Hold 'Candid And Constructive' Trade Talks In Beijing [Video]U.S., China Hold 'Candid And Constructive' Trade Talks In Beijing

According to Reuters, the United States and China said they made progress in trade talks that concluded on Friday in Beijing that Washington called “candid and constructive." In a statement, the..

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China to show new warships as Beijing flexes military muscle on navy anniversary

China will show off new warships including nuclear submarines and destroyers at a parade next week marking 70 years since its navy's founding, a senior commander said on Saturday, as Beijing flexes its..
Reuters - Published

'Tank man' video for Leica sparks outcry in China ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

Germany's Leica Camera AG drew criticism on Chinese social media over a video depicting a news photographer covering the crackdown on pro-democracy protests in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square..
Reuters - Published

China says Silk Road not geopolitical tool, understands concerns

China's Belt and Road project is not a "geopolitical tool" or a debt crisis for participating nations, but Beijing welcomes constructive suggestions on how to address concerns over the initiative, the..
Reuters - Published

Foxconn's Gou's close China links could weigh on Taiwan election chances

While Foxconn chairman Terry Gou enters Taiwan's rancorous political arena free of any political baggage, he could yet find himself weighed down by connections to Beijing forged during his pragmatic..
Reuters - Published

U.S. says China steps up campaign to influence Taiwan, including vote

China was stepping up a campaign to exert influence over Taiwan, including its upcoming presidential election, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, at a time of heightened tension between the..
Reuters - Published

Pakistan's PM Khan to visit China next week, sign new pacts

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit China next week to meet its leaders and deliver a keynote speech at the vast Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, the South Asian nation's foreign ministry..
Reuters - Published

Foxconn's Gou throws hat in ring for Taiwan presidency, with blessing of sea goddess

Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, said on Wednesday he will contest Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, shaking up the political landscape at a time of heightened tension between the..
Reuters - Published

Foxconn's Gou announces bid to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential race

Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, said on Wednesday he will contest Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, shaking up the political landscape at a time of heightened tension between the..
Reuters - Published

Asia comforted as China data hint at recovery

Asian share markets pulled ahead on Wednesday as investors were relieved after a raft of Chinese data beat expectations in a sign Beijing's policy stimulus may finally be gaining traction in the..
Reuters - Published

China economy: First quarter growth beats expectations at 6.4%

china economy: first quarter growth beats expectations at 6.4%
Data indicates Beijing's efforts to arrest a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy may be working.
BBC News - Published

China seizes record ivory tusks, busts smuggling gang

Chinese authorities seized 7.48 tonnes of smuggled ivory tusks last month, the biggest haul in recent years, as Beijing steps up a campaign against illegal wildlife trafficking.
Reuters - Published

China says U.S. criticism of its role in Latin America is "slanderous"

China on Monday condemning as "slanderous" criticism U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made of Beijing's policies in South America, saying countries there would soon see who their "true friend" was.
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: U.S. waters down demand China ax subsidies in push for trade deal - sources

U.S. negotiators have tempered demands that China curb industrial subsidies as a condition for a trade deal after strong resistance from Beijing, according to two sources briefed on discussions,..
Reuters - Published

What does the world's largest single-building airport terminal look like?

what does the world's largest single-building airport terminal look like?
Beijing's new Daxing airport will have the world’s largest terminal housed in a single building, officials claim.
BBC News - Published

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