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Municipality in People's Republic of China

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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 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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Russia sent home nearly two-thirds of some 30,000 North Koreans working there during 2018 and China repatriated more than half, but did not specify a figure,..
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French President Emmanuel Macron, who is hosting his Chinese counterpart for a three-day state visit, has called for increased "reciprocity" in trade deals with..
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France and China signed deals worth billions of euros on Monday, including a huge Airbus plane order, during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, despite..
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France and China planned to sign trade deals worth billions of euros on Monday during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping but Paris will also take the..
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France and China will sign trade deals worth billions of euros on Monday during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping but Paris will also take the opportunity..
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European Union ambassadors in Beijing will not be visiting China's western region of Xinjiang this week after receiving a government invitation, as such a trip..
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European Union ambassadors in Beijing will not be visiting China's far western region of Xinjiang this month after receiving an invitation from the government..
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Ardern said she would travel to Beijing on Sunday then hold a full day of meetings on Monday with the leaders of New Zealand's largest trading partner, including..
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The Inter-American Development Bank on Friday canceled a meeting of its member countries due to be held in China next week after Beijing refused to allow a..
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European Union leaders called for an end to naivety on Friday in relations with Beijing and said China was a competitor whose markets were not sufficiently open,..
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China's birth rate in several regions, including the capital Beijing, fell again in 2018, the official China Daily said on Friday, despite government efforts to..
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Several Chinese regions, including the capital Beijing, saw birthrates decline again in 2018, the official China Daily reported, after a 2016 move to relax..
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The United States on Thursday threatened to pull out of the annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank in China next week if Beijing refuses to allow..
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China urged the United States on Thursday not to allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to stop over in Hawaii next week when she makes a tour of the island's..
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Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte said Manila's relations with Beijing will not be jeopardised despite two former officials filing a complaint with the..
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The European Union will weigh a more defensive strategy on China on Thursday, signaling a possible end to the unfettered access Chinese business has enjoyed in..
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BEIJING, March 21 (Xinhua) -- Two Chinese Earth observation satellites, the Gaofen-5 and Gaofen-6, were officially put into service on Thursday after completing..
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U.S. officials will visit Beijing next week for the next round of high-level trade talks, China's commerce ministry said Thursday. U.S. Trade Representative..
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China urged the United States on Thursday not to allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to stop over in Hawaii next week when she makes a tour of the island's..
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BEIJING--The potential value of recyclable metals in discarded mobile phones, laptops and desktop computers in China will more than double to around $24 billion..
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The European Union will discuss a more defensive strategy on China on Thursday, potentially signaling an end to the unfettered access that Chinese business has..
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U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that the United States may leave tariffs on Chinese goods for a "substantial period" to ensure that Beijing..
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President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration’s tariffs on Chinese imports could stay in place indefinitely until Beijing complies with a..
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India boycotted the first Belt and Road Forum (BRF) in 2017 after protesting to Beijing over the controversial China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which is..
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China will invite Beijing-based European diplomats to visit its far western region of Xinjiang, the foreign ministry told Reuters, furthering its outreach to..
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China plans to invite Beijing-based European diplomats to visit its far western region of Xinjiang, the foreign ministry told Reuters, furthering its outreach to..
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China Tuesday rejected the Dalai Lama's assertions that his successor could be from India and a nominee by Beijing would not be respected, saying the next..
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Top U.S. and China negotiators are planning new rounds of talks starting next week to end a trade dispute between the two nations, the Wall Street Journal..
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Pondering what might happen after his death, the Dalai Lama anticipated some attempt by Beijing to foist a successor on Tibetan Buddhists
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China on Monday said that it would like to see the easing of tensions between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack and the issue would figure..
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China said on Monday it had arrested about 13,000 'terrorists' in a massive crackdown against militants in the volatile Uyghur Muslim-majority Xinjiang region..
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China played a "constructive role" in reducing tension between Pakistan and India, the foreign ministry said, after the..
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BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese educators must respond to "false ideas and thoughts" when teaching political and ideological classes, President Xi Jinping..
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Chinese President Xi Jinping addressed a symposium for teachers of political theory in Beijing on Monday where he warned educators to respond to the spread of..
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BEIJING (AP) — China has arrested nearly 13,000 people it describes as terrorists and has broken up hundreds of "terrorist gangs" in Xinjiang since 2014, the..
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Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will begin his three-day official visit to China on Monday during which he is scheduled..
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India has decided to post Customs intelligence officers in China in its effort to check black money, trade-based money laundering and other financial frauds,..
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