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Beijing: Capital of the People's Republic of China
Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China. It is the world's most populous capital city, with over 21 million residents within an administrative area of 16,410.5 km2. The city, located in North China, is governed as a municipality under the direct administration of the central government with 16 urban, suburban, and rural districts. Beijing is mostly surrounded by Hebei Province with the exception of neighboring Tianjin to the southeast; together, the three divisions form the Jingjinji megalopolis and the national capital region of China.

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The Chinese capital saw a record number of coronavirus cases imported from abroad, data released on Thursday showed, as new local transmissions in China fell to zero, putting more pressure on the..

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday he regretted China's decision to rescind the press credentials of more U.S. journalists and hoped Beijing would "reconsider." Gavino Garay has more.

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Cities across the United States and Europe and now being shut down in response to the global coronavirus outbreak. Gloria Tso reports.

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Beijing threatens retaliation over US cap on Chinese journalists

China’s decision to expel three Wall Street Journal reporters sparks Washington move to reduce number of US-based Chinese state media staff.

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President Xi visits Wuhan as coronavirus outbreak slows in China [Video]

President Xi visits Wuhan as coronavirus outbreak slows in China

According to Beijing, fewer than 20,000 of the 80,000 confirmed cases are still under treatment in the country.

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Facial recognition tech targets mask-wearers

A Chinese company says it has developed the country's first facial recognition technology that can identify people when they are wearing a mask, as most are these days because of the coronavirus, and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published
Ten Dead, 23 Still Trapped Under Rubble Of Collapsed China Hotel [Video]

Ten Dead, 23 Still Trapped Under Rubble Of Collapsed China Hotel

Reuters reports 23 people remain trapped in the rubble of a collapsed hotel in the port city of Quanzhou, China. The hotel was being used to quarantine people under observation for the coronavirus...

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Coronavirus crash wipes $5 trillion off world stocks [Video]

Coronavirus crash wipes $5 trillion off world stocks

Coronavirus panic sent world share markets crashing again on Friday, compounding their worst week since the 2008 global financial crisis and bringing the wipeout in value terms to $5 trillion. Ciara..

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Shares drop, gold surges as investors scurry for safety [Video]

Shares drop, gold surges as investors scurry for safety

Global shares and oil slid on Monday while safe-haven gold surged as the spread of the coronavirus outside China darkened the outlook for world growth with infections and deaths rising in South Korea,..

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New Coronavirus Cases Fall In China [Video]

New Coronavirus Cases Fall In China

BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported a sharp fall in new deaths and cases of the coronavirus on Saturday but world health officials warned it was too early to make predictions about the outbreak as new..

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