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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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While Foxconn chairman Terry Gou enters Taiwan's rancorous political arena free of any political baggage, he could yet find himself weighed down by connections..
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China was stepping up a campaign to exert influence over Taiwan, including its upcoming presidential election, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, at a time..
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BEIJING, April 18 (Xinhua) -- China announced the cooperation plan for its future Chang'e-6 mission, offering...
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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit China next week to meet its leaders and deliver a keynote speech at the vast Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, the..
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Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, said on Wednesday he will contest Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, shaking up the political landscape at a..
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Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, said on Wednesday he will contest Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, shaking up the political landscape at a..
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Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, said on Wednesday he will contest Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, shaking up the political landscape at a..
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Asian share markets pulled ahead on Wednesday as investors were relieved after a raft of Chinese data beat expectations in a sign Beijing's policy stimulus may..
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Data indicates Beijing's efforts to arrest a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy may be working.
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Asian share markets swung higher on Wednesday as a raft of Chinese data easily beat expectations in a sign Beijing's policy stimulus may finally be gaining..
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Chinese authorities seized 7.48 tonnes of smuggled ivory tusks last month, the biggest haul in recent years, as Beijing steps up a campaign against illegal..
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The Kremlin has confirmed that preparations are underway for a historic first summit between Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-Un. On Sunday, the South Korean news..
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Monday condemning as "slanderous" criticism U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made of Beijing's policies in South America, saying..
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China on Monday condemning as "slanderous" criticism U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made of Beijing's policies in South America, saying countries there..
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U.S. negotiators have tempered demands that China curb industrial subsidies as a condition for a trade deal after strong resistance from Beijing, according to..
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Beijing's new Daxing airport will have the world’s largest terminal housed in a single building, officials claim.
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After years of painstaking restoration, a new section of Beijing’s Forbidden City will be opened to the public for the first time in 2020, Newsweek reports...
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Microsoft has been collaborating with researchers linked to a Chinese military-backed university on artificial intelligence, elevating concerns that US firms are..
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The new head of the World Bank made his first public appearance on Thursday, where he told China it needed to come clean about its lending practices in poor..
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So far, though, there has been no indication of Beijing considering lifting its hold on the ban, which is necessary for imposing travel restrictions on Azhar and..
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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police have seized a haul of methamphetamine and heroin concealed in a truckload of bananas believed to have come from Myanmar. State..
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China's commerce ministry said on Thursday that it received an application seeking a review of Beijing's anti-dumping tariffs on imports of distillers grains..
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(CNN)The reincarnation of the Dalai Lama must "comply with Chinese laws," the Chinese government has said as the Tibetan spiritual leader recovers in hospital..
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New Delhi: The Dalai Lama is “doing very well” and will likely be discharged from hospital in New Delhi on Friday as he recovers from a chest infection, his..
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promised the European Union on Tuesday that Beijing would no longer force foreign companies to share sensitive know-how when operating..
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promised his European Union hosts on Tuesday that Beijing will no longer force foreign companies to share sensitive know-how when..
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and European Union institution leaders met in Brussels on Tuesday for an annual EU-China summit that the EU has seized on to pressure..
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