Xi Jinping warns of 'red line' as Hong Kong marks 20 years of Chinese rule - CNN

Hong Kong (CNN) China's President Xi Jinping has warned that efforts "to challenge the power of the central government" in Hong Kong are "absolutely impermissible," as the former British colony marked 20 years of Chinese rule Saturday. "Any attempt to ...

HK's role for next 20 years? Silk Road 'super-connector' - Asia Times

It was 20 years ago today. Oh, those were heady, exciting days, informally regulated by a clock in Beijing's Tiananmen counting even the seconds left for Hong Kong's return to the motherland. They were ominous days, too. At the Foreign Correspondents ...

BREAKING: Tension Boils Over in Hong Kong; Xi Sounds Warning - The 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 (pictured above), had gathered in ...

Hong Kong Marks 20th Anniversary of Chinese Rule - Voice of America

Chinese President Xi Jinping has sworn in Hong Kong's new leader, Carrie Lam, on the 20th anniversary of the city's handover from British to Chinese rule. The flags of China and Hong Kong were raised at the outdoor ceremony Saturday, which took place ...

This is why China will want to keep Hong Kong politically stable - Yahoo News

China 's growing influence on Hong Kong has triggered concerns and protests, but Beijing will want to keep the city politically stable given its economic importance to the mainland and appeal to Western firms looking to set up a base in the region ...

Young called 'future of nation' - ecns

President Xi Jinping visits the Junior Police Call Permanent Activity Center and International Training Camp in Hong Kong on Friday. (Provided to China Daily). President praises police group for helping to guide the SAR's youth. President Xi Jinping ...

Carrie Lam Sworn In as Hong Kong's First Female Leader - Sputnik International

Carrie Lam was inaugurated as Hong Kong's new chief executive, becoming the region's first female leader. A police officer and a fireman try to remove a pro-democracy activist who shouts. © AP Photo/ Kin Cheung · Democracy Protesters in Hong Kong ...

A tale of two presidents - Record Bee

Late last week, Chinese leader Xi Jinping made his first visit to Hong Kong as president, elegantly dressed and clearly in control. For hints of the future, kindly note that he visited the garrison of the People's Liberation Army, while Hong Kong ...

Full text of speech by President Xi Jinping at welcome dinner in HK - China.org.cn

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday delivered a speech at the welcome dinner held by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The following is the full text of his speech: Toast at the Welcome Dinner Held by. The Government of ...

Russia, China, US could pool efforts to tackle global problems: Russian FM - ecns

Russia, China and the United States are able to come to terms on cooperation in addressing international problems, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday. The three countries should work together instead of making alliances and competing ...