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Chinese President Swears in New Hong Kong Leader Amid Protests - U.S. News & World Report

Chinese President Swears in New Hong Kong Leader Amid ProtestsU.S. News & World ReportHong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam takes her oath in front of Chinese President Xi Jinping on the 20th anniversary of the city's handover from British to Chinese rule, in Hong Kong, China, July 1, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip Reuters. HONG KONG ...and more »

Incoming leader Carrie Lam leads handover anniversary flag-raising at Golden Bauhinia Square - South China Morning Post;

Incoming leader Carrie Lam leads handover anniversary flag-raising at Golden Bauhinia Square - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostIncoming leader Carrie Lam leads handover anniversary flag-raising at Golden Bauhinia SquareSouth China Morning PostAs dawn rose over Victoria Harbour on Saturday, the Hong Kong and national Chinese flags were raised at Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai, in a ceremony led by incoming leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor to mark the 20th anniversary of the city's ...and more »

BREAKING: Tension Boils Over in Hong Kong amid Xi Visit - The News Lens International (press release);

BREAKING: Tension Boils Over in Hong Kong amid Xi Visit - The News Lens International (press release)

The News Lens International (press release)BREAKING: Tension Boils Over in Hong Kong amid Xi VisitThe News Lens International (press release)Tension boiled over in Hong Kong this morning as an attempted protest march by democracy activists was shut down after clashes with pro-Beijing groups. Activists, including Joshua Wong and 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung, had gathered in Wan Chai at 7:00 ...and more »

President Xi attends gala show for HK's 20th return anniversary - Shanghai Daily (subscription);

President Xi attends gala show for HK's 20th return anniversary - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Shanghai Daily (subscription)President Xi attends gala show for HK's 20th return anniversaryShanghai Daily (subscription)China's President Xi Jinping (C), together with Hong Kong's outgoing chief executive Leung Chun-ying (L) and incoming chief executive Carrie Lam (R) sing a song entitled "My Country" with Hong Kong performer Lisa Wang (2nd L) and actor Donnie Yen ...and more »

Tight security in Hong Kong as Xi leads celebrations - Geo News, Pakistan;

Tight security in Hong Kong as Xi leads celebrations - Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, PakistanTight security in Hong Kong as Xi leads celebrationsGeo News, PakistanTight security contained protesters in Hong Kong Friday night as China's President Xi Jinping led lavish celebrations to mark 20 years since the politically divided city was handed back to China by Britain. A huge security operation has shut down large ...and more »

'ONE GULP OF SUGAR, ONE GULP OF SH*T': CHINESE WAYS OF EMPIRE, THEN AND NOW - Malaysia Chronicle;

'ONE GULP OF SUGAR, ONE GULP OF SH*T': CHINESE WAYS OF EMPIRE, THEN AND NOW - Malaysia Chronicle

Malaysia Chronicle'ONE GULP OF SUGAR, ONE GULP OF SH*T': CHINESE WAYS OF EMPIRE, THEN AND NOWMalaysia ChronicleThis July 1 marks 20 years since Britain handed Hong Kong back to China, under special arrangements to protect the city's distinctiveness and autonomy. In 30 more years, Hong Kong will fully revert to the mainland. Much could happen between now and ...and more »

Hong Kong: From Britain to China and Beyond - CGTN America (blog);

Hong Kong: From Britain to China and Beyond - CGTN America (blog)

CGTN America (blog)Hong Kong: From Britain to China and BeyondCGTN America (blog)People hold China's national flags in Central district of Hong Kong to mark the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to Chinese rule, in Hong Kong, Thursday, June 29, 2017. Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in Hong Kong Thursday to mark the 20th ...and more »

Why Hong Kong port has little chance of regaining top spot - South China Morning Post;

Why Hong Kong port has little chance of regaining top spot - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostWhy Hong Kong port has little chance of regaining top spotSouth China Morning PostHong Kong has lived with loosing the crown of the world's busiest port since 2005. And there is little hope of ever regaining that top spot as rivals in China become bigger and better. SCMP Today: HK Edition. Get updates direct to your inbox. E-mail *.and more »

Flags Raised Marking Hong Kong Handover's 20th Anniversary - U.S. News & World Report;

Flags Raised Marking Hong Kong Handover's 20th Anniversary - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportFlags Raised Marking Hong Kong Handover's 20th AnniversaryU.S. News & World ReportChinese President Xi Jinping, left, and his wife Peng Liyuan, right, attend the grand variety show as part of a ceremony on the 20th anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong, Friday, June 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) The Associated Press.and more »

China: Sino-British Joint Declaration on Hong Kong no longer has meaning - Asahi Shimbun

China: Sino-British Joint Declaration on Hong Kong no longer has meaningAsahi ShimbunBEIJING/LONDON--China said on Friday the joint declaration with Britain over Hong Kong, which laid the blueprint over how the city would be ruled after its return to China in 1997, was a historical document that no longer had any practical significance.and more »

Hong Kong marks 20 years of Chinese rule amid tight security and protests - The Straits Times;

Hong Kong marks 20 years of Chinese rule amid tight security and protests - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesHong Kong marks 20 years of Chinese rule amid tight security and protestsThe Straits TimesHONG KONG - The flags of China and Hong Kong were raised during a ceremony at Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong on Saturday (July 1) morning as the territory marks the 20th anniversary of its return to China from British rule. A massive security ...and more »

China flexes military muscle in Hong Kong during Xi's visit - Asahi Shimbun;

China flexes military muscle in Hong Kong during Xi's visit - Asahi Shimbun

Asahi ShimbunChina flexes military muscle in Hong Kong during Xi's visitAsahi ShimbunPhoto/Illutration Chinese President Xi Jinping inspects the People's Liberation Army soldiers at a camp in Hong Kong on June 30. (AP Photo). HONG KONG--President Xi Jinping inspected troops based in Hong Kong on Friday as he asserted China's ...and more »

China's Xi swears in Hong Kong leader as city marks 20 years of Chinese rule - CNN;

China's Xi swears in Hong Kong leader as city marks 20 years of Chinese rule - CNN

CNNChina's Xi swears in Hong Kong leader as city marks 20 years of Chinese ruleCNNHong Kong (CNN) The red and yellow standard of the People's Republic of China rose over Hong Kong Saturday as the city marks two decades of Chinese rule. China's President Xi Jinping swore in new Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, the city's first ...and more »

Xi Jinping's rallying cry to Hong Kong: Believe in yourselves, your city and your country - South China Morning Post;

Xi Jinping's rallying cry to Hong Kong: Believe in yourselves, your city and your country - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostXi Jinping's rallying cry to Hong Kong: Believe in yourselves, your city and your countrySouth China Morning PostPresident Xi Jinping has appealed to Hongkongers to believe in themselves, their city and their country, acknowledging many problems but promising support to overcome them and unwavering determination to uphold the “one country, two systems” policy.and more »

China's first lady makes a splash in tense HK visit - The News International;

China's first lady makes a splash in tense HK visit - The News International

The News InternationalChina's first lady makes a splash in tense HK visitThe News InternationalHONG KONG: Xi Jinping's every word is being closely watched during his first visit to politically divided Hong Kong as China's leader, but his wife is stealing some of the spotlight in a soft power push by Beijing. First lady Peng Liyuan has made ...and more »

Xi pledges firm commitment to 'one country, two systems' - ecns;

Xi pledges firm commitment to 'one country, two systems' - ecns

ecnsXi pledges firm commitment to 'one country, two systems'ecnsChinese President Xi Jinping speaks at a welcome dinner hosted by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, in Hong Kong, south China, June 30, 2017. (Xinhua/Lan Hongguang). President Xi Jinping reiterated the central ...and more »

Hong Kong was supposed to be a world financial capital in a communist system. Contradiction? - Los Angeles Times;

Hong Kong was supposed to be a world financial capital in a communist system. Contradiction? - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesHong Kong was supposed to be a world financial capital in a communist system. Contradiction?Los Angeles TimesFrom the beginning, the idea that capitalist Hong Kong could remain a thriving, prosperous city under Communist China may have been a tale doomed to an unhappy ending. But as this city marks the 20th anniversary of its return to China's control after ...and more »

Masked activists document Hong Kong's fading history - The Independent;

Masked activists document Hong Kong's fading history - The Independent

The IndependentMasked activists document Hong Kong's fading historyThe IndependentAtop Hong Kong's tallest peak blanketed in clouds, three masked urban explorers step back in time as they slip through a wire mesh fence and march towards an abandoned army barracks from the British colonial era. Twenty years after Britain returned ...and more »

Xi inspects PLA garrison in Hong Kong - Pakistan Observer;

Xi inspects PLA garrison in Hong Kong - Pakistan Observer

Pakistan ObserverXi inspects PLA garrison in Hong KongPakistan ObserverPresident Xi Jinping on Friday inspected the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Garrison in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), ordering the troops to “firmly safeguard Hong Kong's prosperity and stability.” Xi, also general ...and more »

Russia, China, US could pool efforts to tackle global problems: Lavrov - India.com;

Russia, China, US could pool efforts to tackle global problems: Lavrov - India.com

India.comRussia, China, US could pool efforts to tackle global problems: LavrovIndia.comMoscow, July 1 (IANS) , Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russia, China and the US are able to come to terms on cooperation in addressing international problems. By IANS Feeds | Published: July 1, 2017 4:41 AM IST Email. 0 Shares.and more »