Beijing

Capital of the 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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BEIJING — A Chinese court sentenced Chinese-born Swedish citizen Gui Minhai to 10 years in jail for illegally providing intelligence overseas on Monday, the..
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The coronavirus death toll climbed to seven in Italy on Monday and several Middle East countries were dealing with their first infections, sending markets into a..
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The coronavirus death toll climbed to seven in Italy on Monday and several Middle East countries were dealing with their first infections, sending markets into a..
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With coronavirus cases rising in Italy and several Middle East countries dealing with their first infections, fears of a global pandemic sent markets into a..
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Caulfield Grammar may revive plans to name its new aquatic centre after Olympic champion Mack Horton, following a backlash to revelations it shelved the idea for..
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Italy, South Korea and Iran reported sharp rises in coronavirus infections on Monday, triggering concern from the World Health Organization (WHO), but China..
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Beijing on Monday warned its citizens against traveling to the United States, saying that Chinese tourists have been treated unfairly in the country due to..
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Fears of a coronavirus pandemic grew on Monday after sharp rises in new cases reported in Iran, Italy and South Korea but China relaxed restrictions on movements..
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China's foreign ministry said on Monday that Beijing was not considering issuing travel advisories for countries such as South Korea and Japan that are reporting..
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Fears of a coronavirus pandemic grew on Monday after sharp rises in new cases reported in Iran, Italy and South Korea but China relaxed restrictions on movements..
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In a public statement, the Ministry of External Affairs said that India has called upon Beijing to allow Indian citizens to return home on the flight that would..
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BEIJING — China will step up policy adjustments to help cushion the blow on the economy from a coronavirus outbreak that authorities are still trying to..
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With its request for operating an evacuation flight from Wuhan pending with Beijing for more than a week now, a livid Indian government on Saturday accused China..
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Beijing is intentionally "creating a roadblock" for India's evacuation efforts, the sources added.
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The sources said that there was an "unexplainable silence" on the part of the Chinese govt as to why clearance is not given.
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China called for solidarity on Thursday in a special meeting called to discuss the coronavirus outbreak with Southeast Asian nations, as Beijing faces criticism..
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Media organizations that spread racial discrimination and maliciously smear China must pay the price, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on..
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China Correspondent Stephen McDonnell dons his face mask and takes to the capital's all-but-empty streets to see how people are coping.
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BEIJING: President Xi Jinping has called for great attention to the protection and care for medical workers to make sure they are healthy and stay focused on..
1 week ago • WorldNews
China has expelled three Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reporters in response to an opinion article the newspaper published, which described the country as the..
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China expelled three Wall Street Journal reporters in retaliation for a headline on a column about coronavirus that Beijing said was 'racist.'
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China said on Wednesday it firmly opposes new rules imposed by the United States against five Chinese government and ruling Communist Party-backed media entities..
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Beijing, Feb 19: The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak breaches on Wednesday has exceeded 2,000 on the mainland and the number of confirmed cases globally..
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BEIJING — The largest study of the coronavirus in China so far has concluded that elderly patients and people with pre-existing health conditions are most at..
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A Chinese company has pulled out of a $280 million project to build a logistics center in Kyrgyzstan after protests by hundreds of locals in a fresh display of..
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Chanel has cancelled a show in China in May due to the coronavirus outbreak, the French fashion house said on Tuesday.
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China will grant exemptions on retaliatory duties imposed against 696 U.S. goods, the most substantial tariff relief to be offered so far, as Beijing seeks to..
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BEIJING (AP) — When a Chinese government mass detention campaign engulfed Memtimin Emer's native Xinjiang region three years ago, the elderly Uighur imam was..
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The Chinese capital of Beijing will set up a new mask factory within just six days to meet soaring demand for protective gear in the wake of the coronavirus..
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China says a World Health Organization (WHO) delegation of experts will visit Beijing, and the provinces of Guangdong and Sichuan from Feb. 17 onwards.
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Organizers of Beijing autoshow, which is scheduled to be held in late-April, said on Monday the event will be delayed event due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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