Flags raised marking Hong Kong handover's 20th anniversary - WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI – News, Weather and ... - WXOW.com

(AP Photo/Kin Cheung). Chinese 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 ...

Hong Kong surgeon leaves her comfort zone by volunteering for work in South Sudan - South China Morning Post

When Hong Kong surgeon Shannon Melissa Chan was trying her best to save a newborn baby boy in South Sudan, the mother of the baby grabbed her hand and said: “Let him go.” Hong Kong News. Get updates direct to your inbox. E-mail *. By registering ...

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

Hong 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 *.

President Xi attends gala show for HK's 20th return anniversary - Global Times

Chinese President Xi Jinping (C, front), also general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and chairman of the Central Military Commission, steps onto the stage and sings in chorus the song "Ode to the Motherland" with the ...

China President Xi Swears in New Hong Kong Leader - U.S. News & World Report

Hong Kong Chief Executive-elect Carrie Lam waves as she arrives for a flag raising ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the city's handover from British to Chinese rule, in Hong Kong, China July 1, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj Reuters. HONG KONG ...

Flags raised marking Hong Kong handover's 20th anniversary - Sacramento Bee

The flags of China and Hong Kong were raised Saturday in a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of Chinese rule over Hong Kong while just streets away pro-democracy activists clashed with police and counter protesters. The territory's incoming chief ...

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

HONG 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 ...

China's flag rises over Hong Kong 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 will swear in new Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam in a formal ...

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

HONG 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 ...

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 marks 20 years since handover to China - BBC News

Thousands of police have been deployed in Hong Kong as the territory marks 20 years since its handover to China from Britain with a series of lavish events. China's President Xi Jinping will join celebrations on Saturday, including a flag-raising ...

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 ...

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

Atop 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 ...

Xi inspects PLA garrison in Hong Kong - Pakistan Observer

President 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 ...

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

Moscow, 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.

Xi asserts his power in Hong Kong - The Asian Age

China says 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration on the city no longer has any practical significance. Chinese President Xi Jinping inspects Hong Kong Garrison's PLA at the Shek Kong Barracks in Hong Kong. (Photo: AP). Hong Kong: Chinese President Xi ...

Hong Kong releases 26 arrested ahead of visit by China leader - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

FILE PHOTO - Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong (4th R) chants slogans in front of the Golden Bauhinia sculpture during a protest to demand full democracy ahead of the 20th anniversary of the handover from Britain to China, in Hong Kong, China June 28, ...

Why a Melbourne uni graduate will be protesting on Hong Kong's streets today - The Sydney Morning Herald

Hong Kong: Former Melbourne university student Avery Ng Man Yuen was detained in a police station for 28 hours as Chinese president Xi Jinping arrived in Hong Kong this week. When he was finally released, "thugs" trailed him home, followed him to ...

China: Hong Kong handover agreement 'no longer relevant' - ABS-CBN News

In the midst of celebrations marking 20 years since Britain returned Hong Kong to China, Beijing declared that the document which initiated the handover "is no longer relevant." The remarks on Friday came a day after UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson ...

Chinese envoy to Ankara: Sino-Turkish ties getting stronger - Daily Sabah

Chinese ambassador to Ankara Yu Hongyang said that bilateral cooperation in many areas between Turkey and China is increasing rapidly. Speaking at an event in Ankara late on Thursday held for the 20th anniversary of the former British colony Hong ...