Beijing, alternatively 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.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called China's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority the "stain of the century" and accused Beijing of pressuring countries not to attend a U.S.-hosted.. Reuters - Published
China has moved Australian writer Yang Hengjun to a detention center in the capital, Beijing, Australia's foreign ministry said on Thursday, just as a measure to detain him without legal representation.. Reuters - Published
Hong Kong's extradition bill demonstrations have mutated into a much bigger and more complex animal that has ripped open old wounds and expanded a political fight as the city battens down for a long,..
Australian student Alek Sigley, who was released from North Korea last week, says that Pyongyang's allegation that he was spying was 'pretty obviously false', but also said he would not be returning to..
The Chinese military commander responsible for Hong Kong has assured a Pentagon official that Chinese troops will not interfere in the city's affairs – an apparent signal that they will stay in their..
China told the UK it's living a "fantasy of British colonizers," while London warned Beijing of "serious consequences" if agreements over Hong Kong were not honored, escalating a diplomatic spat over..
The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks and that Washington would hold off on imposing new tariffs on Chinese exports, signaling a pause in the trade hostilities between..
Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to head into his meeting with President Donald Trump in Japan on Saturday armed with a set of conditions. Beijing is reportedly set to insist that Washington lift all..
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives at Kansai international airport ahead of the start of G20 leaders summit in Izumisano, Osaka prefecture, Japan, June 27, 2019. President Donald Trump with a set of..
Hong Kong's secretary for justice, Teresa Cheng, will travel to Beijing on Wednesday, the city government said, as protests in the Asian financial center against an extradition bill she had supported.. Reuters - Published
Tweets from Chinese diplomats abroad, including seasoned ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai, have opened a fresh front in Beijing's increasingly assertive approach to diplomacy and propaganda.. Reuters - Published
Tens of thousands rallied in Hong Kong on Sunday driven by deep-seated anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill which has revived fears of Beijing attempting to erode freedoms in the.. Reuters - Published
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended and the island faced threats from "overseas.. Reuters - Published
China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is grappling with the city's greatest political.. Reuters - Published
Hong Kong's faceless protest movement is embarking on a bold new strategy that poses a direct challenge to the city's political masters in Beijing: activists want to export their "revolution" to.. Reuters - Published