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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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Tuvalu parliament picks new PM in potential blow for Taiwan

Newly installed lawmakers of the tiny South Pacific country of Tuvalu elected a new prime minister on Thursday, a potential blow for ally Taiwan, which had diplomatic ties to another Pacific island..
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U.N. Security Council overcomes Chinese veto threat to renew Afghanistan mission

The United Nations Security Council unanimously agreed on Tuesday to extend a U.N. political mission in Afghanistan after last-minute talks overcame a Chinese threat to veto if there was no reference..
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Videos for Beijing

Hong Kong police fire tear gas and arrest protesters [Video]Hong Kong police fire tear gas and arrest protesters

Police fired tear gas on Saturday to disperse protesters after thousands of them gathered in New Territories, Hong Kong. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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Hong Kong activists take their fight to D.C. [Video]Hong Kong activists take their fight to D.C.

Hong Kong democracy activists spoke to members of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, in a bid to win support for a bill that would force Washington to review its relationship with Hong Kong amid months-long..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:53Published

Activists push U.S. Congress to pass Hong Kong bill [Video]Activists push U.S. Congress to pass Hong Kong bill

Hong Kong democracy activists urged members of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday to pass legislation to combat human rights abuses in the city, rejecting any suggestion that such a move would be..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:34Published

China unveils mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics [Video]China unveils mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics

A panda named "Bing Dwen Dwen" is named as the mascot for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics while "Shuey Rhon Rhon", a red and white lantern child, is the 2022 Paralympics mascot.

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Hong Kong activists seek support in U.S. Congress [Video]Hong Kong activists seek support in U.S. Congress

Hong Kong singer and activist Denise Ho will testify with Joshua Wong and other activists in Washington on Tuesday to call on U.S. lawmakers and businesses to criticize Beijing's actions in Hong Kong...

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Hong Kong's fight is for 'humanity itself' says Denise Ho [Video]Hong Kong's fight is for 'humanity itself' says Denise Ho

Hong Kong singer and activist Denise Ho wants U.S. lawmakers and companies to criticize Beijing's actions in Hong Kong, to help change the Chinese Communist Party's behavior. Rough cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:05Published

Hong Kong protesters march and sing in plea to Britain [Video]Hong Kong protesters march and sing in plea to Britain

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters waving Union Jack flags marched and sang "God Save the Queen", both on the streets and outside the British Consulate on Sunday, demanding that the former colonial power..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:05Published

Hong Kong democracy activist seeks US support [Video]Hong Kong democracy activist seeks US support

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said on Saturday he was seeking the support of U.S. lawmakers for the demands of his fellow protesters who have led months of streets demonstrations,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:48Published

Rival protests collide in Hong Kong mall [Video]Rival protests collide in Hong Kong mall

Baton-wielding Hong Kong police moved in to break up scuffles on Saturday between pro-China protesters and those denouncing perceived Chinese meddling at the start of rallies planned for across the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published

Pro and anti-Beijing groups scuffle in Hong Kong mall [Video]Pro and anti-Beijing groups scuffle in Hong Kong mall

The pro-China demonstrators chanted "Support the police" and "China, add oil", adapting a line used by anti-Hong Kong government protesters and loosely meaning: "China, keep your strength up." "Hong..

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Dow gains for 8th straight day [Video]Dow gains for 8th straight day

The Dow rose for an 8th straight session Friday, but weakness in Apple and Broadcom dragged the Nasdaq and S&P 500 lower. Fred Katayama recaps the action on Wall Street.

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Gasol and Rubio fire Spain into World Cup final [Video]Gasol and Rubio fire Spain into World Cup final

Gasol and Rubio lead Spain into the Basketball World Cup Final

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Trump delays China tariffs in 'goodwill gesture' [Video]Trump delays China tariffs in 'goodwill gesture'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday welcomed a decision by China to exempt some U.S. anti-cancer drugs and other goods from its tariffs and announced a short delay to scheduled tariff hikes on..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Shares rise as China reins in tariff move [Video]Shares rise as China reins in tariff move

European shares rose to six-week highs on Wednesday, as China eased trade worries. As David Pollard reports, corporate headlines and hopes of ECB policy easing also drove the action.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:34Published

"Very simple math"; Mnuchin explains tariffs

Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin insisted Monday that China is paying for the tariffs imposed by the U.S., explaining how the depreciation of China's currency makes the math work. Rough Cut (no..

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Hiring slowdown extends into August [Video]Hiring slowdown extends into August

U.S. employment growth slowed more than expected in August, amid signs the trade war between Washington and Beijing are taking a toll on business sentiment, but wages saw their biggest jump in six..

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Hong Kong protests: Beijing sends warning to public [Video]Hong Kong protests: Beijing sends warning to public

For now, China seems willing to be patient in the hope that the momentum of protests will fade, along with international

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:23Published

U.S. and China to hold high-level trade talks [Video]U.S. and China to hold high-level trade talks

China's commerce ministry said that Washington and Beijing have agreed to hold high-level talks on the on-going trade war between the two in October, after a call between U.S. Trade Representative..

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Lam hopes withdrawal will solve HK crisis [Video]Lam hopes withdrawal will solve HK crisis

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday (September 5) she hopes the formal withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill and other measures will help solve the city's political crisis. Rough cut..

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Hong Kong leader formally withdraws controversial extradition bill [Video]Hong Kong leader formally withdraws controversial extradition bill

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday announced the formal withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill that has plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades. Rough..

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Solomons to have 'unprecedented' development opportunities, China says

The Solomon Islands will have unprecedented development opportunities now that it has ditched ties with Taiwan in favor of China, Beijing said on Tuesday, a major victory for China in its campaign to..
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China signals veto in standoff with U.S. over Afghan U.N. mission: diplomats

China and the United States are deadlocked over a U.N. resolution to extend a mission in Afghanistan, with Beijing signaling it will cast a veto because there is no reference to its Belt and Road..
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Stand up to Beijing, Hong Kong singer tells U.S. lawmakers, companies

Hong Kong singer and activist Denise Ho wants U.S. lawmakers and companies to criticize Beijing's actions in Hong Kong, to help change the Chinese Communist Party's behavior.
Reuters - Published

Taiwan president condemns China's 'dollar diplomacy' as Solomon Islands switches allegiance to Beijing

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday condemned China's "dollar diplomacy" to squeeze the self-ruled island's international space after the Solomon Islands switched allegiance to Beijing.
Reuters - Published

Clashes during pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong

Another confrontation in Hong Kong on Saturday – this time between a flag-waving flash mob of Beijing supporters and a crowd of locals at a suburban shopping centre. (Sept. 14)  
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U.S. destroyer sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade talks

A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Friday, the U.S. military said, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world's two..
Reuters - Published

Democrats in presidential debate hint at no swift end to China tariffs

Democratic presidential hopefuls criticized President Donald Trump's trade war with China but gave no hint they would work toward a quick resolution if elected, pledging during their debate on Thursday..
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Solomons task force recommends switch from Taiwan to Beijing

A Solomon Islands task force recommended to the government on Friday that the South Pacific archipelago sever its long-standing ties with Taiwan and normalize diplomatic relations with Beijing.
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: China prods state firms to boost investment in crisis-hit Hong Kong

China has called on its biggest state firms to take a more active role in Hong Kong, including stepping up investment and asserting more control of companies in the financial hub, executives familiar..
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U.S. lawmakers ask Pentagon for list of Chinese companies to curb 'economic espionage'

A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers asked the Pentagon on Thursday to name companies owned by the Chinese military operating in the United States in an attempt to curb Beijing's effort to "steal"..
Reuters - Published

Philippine vice president blasts 'reckless' Duterte over China deal

The vice president of the Philippines on Thursday rebuked the country's leader for being "reckless" in suggesting he would consider ignoring an arbitration ruling in its favor over a territorial..
Reuters - Published

I won't stop meeting Chinese activists, says German foreign minister

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said he would continue to meet Chinese human rights activists and lawyers, both at home and on trips to China, after his meeting this week with a Hong Kong democracy..
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Beijing set to exit list of world's top 200 most-polluted cities: data

China's capital of Beijing is on track to drop out from the list of the world's top 200 most-polluted cities this year, with hazardous smog concentrations falling to their lowest on record in August,..
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China envoy raps Germany over meeting with Hong Kong activist

A meeting between Germany's foreign minister and Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong will damage its relations with China, Beijing's ambassador to Berlin said on Wednesday in an unusually direct verbal..
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China summons German envoy to foreign ministry over Hong Kong activist

A meeting between Germany's foreign minister and Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong sent very negative signals for bilateral relations, China's ambassador to Germany said on Wednesday, adding that the..
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Taiwan urges citizens to avoid Hong Kong and China after detention

Taiwan's ruling party on Wednesday urged citizens to avoid visiting Hong Kong after a person from Taiwan was detained in China on state security charges, as Hong Kong's protests add to already tense..
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Germany's Merkel urges China to uphold human rights in Hong Kong

China's economic rise brings an increased responsibility for Beijing on the world stage, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told lawmakers on Wednesday, adding that she had told Chinese leaders last week..
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Canada again sails warship through sensitive Taiwan Strait

Canada has sailed a warship through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, the Canadian government said on Tuesday, three months after a similar operation and amid strained ties between Beijing and Ottawa over a..
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Philippines' Duterte says Xi offering gas deal if arbitration case ignored

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his Chinese counterpart has offered Manila a controlling stake in a joint energy venture in the South China Sea, if it sets aside an international arbitral..
Reuters - Published

Solomon Islands says 'business as usual' with Taiwan as it mulls diplomatic switch to China

Solomon Islands said on Monday that its diplomatic ties with Taiwan were stable, giving the assurance even as China woos the Pacific nation with a development fund if it switches alliance from Taipei..
Reuters - Published

Voices from Hong Kong: Lawmaker Caudia Mo

Claudia Mo is a former journalist who covered the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing. Since then she has become a popularly elected member of Hong Kong's legislature.
CBS News - Published

Apple says Uighurs targeted in iPhone attack but disputes Google findings

Apple Inc on Friday confirmed that China's Uighurs, a mostly Muslim minority group considered a security threat by Beijing, had been the target of attacks due to iPhone security flaws, but disputed..
Reuters - Published

Pence to deliver postponed China speech this fall: White House official

A major speech on China by Vice President Mike Pence that was expected to take a tough line on Beijing has been rescheduled for later this year, a White House official said. 
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U.S.-China trade talks scheduled for October, Beijing says

Stock markets jumped on Thursday after Chinese officials said the two sides want to create "favorable conditions"
CBS News - Published

Solomon Islands to sever ties with Taiwan, shift alliance to Beijing

The Solomon Islands intends to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and align itself with Beijing, the leader of a high-level government team representing the South Pacific archipelago has said.
Reuters - Published

Beijing offers development fund if Solomon Islands breaks ties with Taiwan: government

China is offering to bankroll a development fund for the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific if it switches diplomatic ties from Taiwan to Beijing, a parliamentary committee in the small island nation..
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Hong Kong leader pulls extradition bill that sparked massive protests

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has scrapped a controversial bill that would have allowed criminal extraditions to mainland China. The bill became a symbol of Beijing tightening its grip on Hong Kong and..
CBS News - Published

Be on your guard, Hong Kong activists tell Merkel before China trip

Days before Angela Merkel leaves for a tricky visit to Beijing, prominent Hong Kong activists have written to the German Chancellor calling her to be guided by her memories of life in dictatorial East..
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong leader says she never discussed resigning with Beijing

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she had never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the Chinese-ruled city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a..
Reuters - Published

China says Hong Kong's status as part of China not up for discussion

Hong Kong's status as a Chinese territory is not up for discussion and Beijing will not sit idly by if the situation there endangers national security, China's Hong Kong affairs office said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong leader denies Beijing won't let her resign

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a voice recording of..
Reuters - Published

As Hong Kong protests grind on, China warns "the end is coming"

Pro-democracy movement soldiers on after violent weekend clashes, but Beijing is sending more signals that a major crackdown could be imminent
CBS News - Published

Solomon Islands eyes shift in diplomatic ties to China from Taiwan

The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan's few remaining diplomatic allies, has formed a team of ministers to talk to Beijing ahead of a possible switch in ties that could be unveiled as early as this week,..
Reuters - Published

China's Czech advance hampered by Huawei jitters, Tibetan flags

Fizzled investments, cyber security warnings and a Prague mayor defying Beijing by forging his own diplomatic path are muddying inroads China has made into the Czech Republic as it seeks to extend its..
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: Amid crisis, China rejected Hong Kong plan to appease protesters - sources

Earlier this summer, Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, submitted a report to Beijing that assessed protesters' five key demands and found that withdrawing a contentious extradition bill..
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong among three arrested before weekend protests

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested on Friday ahead of another weekend of planned protests in the Chinese-ruled city that is grappling with its biggest political crisis since its..
Reuters - Published

China sends fresh troops to Hong Kong and bans planned protest

Moves come amid speculation that Beijing might try to quash semi-autonomous city's pro-democracy protests with greater force
CBS News - Published

Australia seeks release of writer as China warns not to interfere

Australia will advocate for the release of a Chinese-born Australian writer held by Beijing on suspicion of espionage, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, rejecting warnings by China not to..
Reuters - Published

China rotates new batch of troops into Hong Kong

China's military has rotated a new batch of troops into Hong Kong describing the move as routine, state media said on Thursday, as protests against Beijing continue to rock the Asian financial hub.
Reuters - Published

U.S. warship sails near South China Sea islands claimed by China

A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of rising tensions between the world's..
Reuters - Published

Australia PM says will stand up for writer arrested in China

Australia is concerned about the treatment of a Chinese-born Australian writer arrested in China on suspicion of espionage and will support his rights despite being told by Beijing not to interfere,..
Reuters - Published

Trump adviser Bolton tells Ukraine: Beware Chinese influence

U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser told Ukraine on Wednesday to avoid being lured into China's orbit by what he called Beijing's "debt diplomacy" amid a Chinese move to buy a..
Reuters - Published

As maritime rows resurface, Duterte readies to raise ruling with China

When Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte visits China this week, he'll need to salvage something from a "pivot" to Beijing that has left him empty-handed, and exposed his neighbors to a new level of..
Reuters - Published

Australian writer held for seven months in China faces espionage charge

A Chinese-born Australian writer held in China since January has been formally arrested on suspicion of espionage, the Australian and Chinese governments said on Tuesday, amid growing diplomatic..
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