Carrie Lam sworn in as Hong Kong's new leader on the city's 20th anniversary of handover from Britain - Washington Post

HONG KONG — Carrie Lam sworn in as Hong Kong's new leader on the city's 20th anniversary of handover from Britain. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. world.

20 years on: success of the 'one country, two systems' in HK - China.org.cn

July 1 marks the 20th anniversary of the British return of Hong Kong to China and the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). To mark this important milestone, a wide range of activities will be held. The HKSAR government ...

BREAKING: Tension Boils Over in Hong Kong amid Xi Visit - 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, had gathered in Wan Chai at 7:00 ...

Hong Kong: From Britain to China and Beyond - CGTN 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 ...

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

BEIJING/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over Hong Kong, which laid the blueprint over how the city would be ruled after its return to China in 1997, was a historical document that no longer had any practical significance.

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

Hong 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 ...

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

Chinese 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 ...

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

From 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 ...