Beijing

Municipality in People's Republic of China

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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.

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Gains in technology and energy companies helped drive stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday afternoon, nudging the S&P 500 closer to a new high. The..
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BEIJING — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, meeting in Pyongyang with Chinese President Xi Jinping, said Thursday that his country is waiting for a desired..
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The Philippines’ former top diplomat has waded into the row over the sinking of the FB Gimver 1 in the South China Sea, saying that “China is not to be..
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When Carrie Lam was selected for Hong Kong's top job two years ago, she pledged to "unite and move forward", a sign she would balance the desires of the city's..
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During the meeting in Beijing with heads of 19 multinational companies, Premier Li Keqiang pledged to make China more attractive to foreign investors. ......
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Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in North Korea on Thursday as Beijing looks to bolster its neighbor, hit by U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and missile..
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BEIJING--Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei admitted his guilt during a court hearing on Thursday after Chinese prosecutors accused him of taking 14.5 million..
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Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in North Korea on Thursday as Beijing looks to bolster its neighbor, hit by U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and missile..
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Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday accompanied by a clutch of senior officials, including the head of the state economic planner, as..
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U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind bipartisan..
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A Belgian diplomat is expected to travel to China’s Xinjiang region to confirm the whereabouts of a Uygur family that was escorted from the country’s embassy..
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The trade war between Beijing and Washington has stoked concern in financial markets that China might opt to weaponize its holdings of more than $1.1 trillion..
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We need to seize the many opportunities of China, but also stand up to Beijing's excesses. It will respect us when we define our national interest.
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U.S. companies in everything from computer chips to tractors have said President Donald Trump's trade wars, including disputes with Beijing and global steel..
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German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Wednesday he raised the issue of Hong Kong during his visit to Beijing this week.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping has written a rare opinion piece in North Korea's official newspaper Wednesday, just a day before his scheduled visit to Pyongyang,..
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A Belgian diplomat is expected to arrive in China on Wednesday to visit the Xinjiang region and confirm the whereabouts of a Uighur family who were taken from..
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Wall Street surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing..
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China on Tuesday refuted reports that President Xi Jinping's sudden move to make a rare visit to North Korea this week was aimed at using Beijing's close ties..
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BEIJING: China on Tuesday warned against opening a "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after the United States announced the deployment of 1,000 additional troops..
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The head of the legislature in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday in the race to run the Chinese-controlled..
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BEIJING: Xi Jinping will make the first trip to North Korea by a Chinese president in 14 years this week, state media said on Monday, as Beijing tightens..
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If the organisers’ estimates are to be believed, the two million people who turned out on Hong Kong’s streets on Sunday may have constituted not just the..
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Alphabet Inc’s Google has appointed a new Greater China head, as the company tries to reset a checkered relationship with Beijing while tensions with..
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Carrie Lam's departure now would only exacerbate the crisis for Beijing, a senior official says. Beijing will not let Carrie Lam, step down even if she wanted..
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China doubled down on its support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday after days of protests in the Chinese-ruled city over a planned extradition bill, and..
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Beijing will not let Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, step down even if she wanted to, a senior city government official close to her said on Monday, adding that..
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The activists have rejected an apology from Chief Executive Carrie Lam for her handling of the legislation, which has stoked fears of expanding control from..
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Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement..
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Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement..
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Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest..
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More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to..
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Foreign "meddling" in the affairs of Hong Kong is hypocritical and "ill-intentioned", and Beijing will continue to back embattled chief executive Carrie Lam..
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Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents march Sunday in opposition to proposed legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this..
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The United States has underestimated the Chinese people's will to fight a trade war and Beijing is prepared for a long economic battle, an influential Chinese..
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Hong Kong was bracing for another massive protest on Sunday over an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted the territory’s apprehension about..
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One often hears that Hong Kong people care only about making money and have little interest in how they are governed. A million people in the streets protesting..
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BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday on Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who Xi considers a close friend and who..
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With an escalating U.S. trade war, a faltering economy and tensions in the South China Sea vexing her bosses in Beijing, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared in..
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The central government in Beijing has expressed its support, respect and understanding for Hong Kong's decision to suspend an extradition bill that would allow..
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday "it doesn't matter" if Chinese leader Xi Jinping attends the Group of 20 summit later this month, predicting a trade..
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BEIJING--Beijing has found its villain in its multi-fronted conflict with the United States: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The former CIA chief has been..
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BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping told Iran's president on Friday that China will promote steady development of ties with Iran no matter how the situation...
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Beijing has found its villain in its multi-fronted conflict with the United States: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
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The UN’s counter-terrorism tsar is on a visit this week to China’s Xinjiang region, where Beijing insists the estimated 1 million Uighurs and other Muslims..
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The United States has fast grown addicted to the $36.2 billion (€32 billion) in annual tourism receipts from Chinese visitors, a figure that has grown more..
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Chinese President Xi Jinping told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday that India and China "do not pose threats" to each other as he expressed Beijing's..
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Tens of thousands of people have in recent days taken to the streets of Hong Kong to protest a contested bill that would open the way for extraditions to China...
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Up until Carrie Lam championed a Beijing-tainted law, Hong Kong’s chief executive labelled herself a protector of the “one country, two systems” principle...
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Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting..
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Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting..
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Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting..
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A new investigative report by Reuters revealed the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at least one other U.S. university have research partnerships with a..
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A new book detailing the adolescent years of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has described the dictator-to-be as a private but driven teenager, prone to fits of..
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One of the most popular booths at the Consumer Electronics Show Asia this week has been rather low-tech thanks to its stress-relief options that appeal to many..
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The Philippines on Wednesday condemned the actions of a suspected Chinese fishing vessel accused of abandoning a Filipino fishing crew after a collision in the..
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Barely one week after the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, the world is starting to focus on another massive public protest by young people in..
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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - With under three weeks to go before proposed talks between the Chinese and U.S. leaders, expectations for progress towards ending..
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When German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen visited Beijing in October, she was careful to avoid mentioning the South China Sea directly, the South China..
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US President Donald Trump said he is personally holding up a trade deal with China and that he will not complete the agreement unless Beijing returns to terms..
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President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again to four or..
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Mexico will hold "high-level" meetings with Chinese officials in Beijing in early July after a summit of the Group of 20 global powers in Japan, Mexican Foreign..
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