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Hong Kong handover anniversary prompts concerns from Democratic Party founder - ABC Online;

Hong Kong handover anniversary prompts concerns from Democratic Party founder - ABC Online

ABC OnlineHong Kong handover anniversary prompts concerns from Democratic Party founderABC OnlineOn the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British to Chinese rule, the founder of one of the territory's biggest political parties has taken a swipe at Hong Kong's ruling elite. Hong Kong's new leader, Carrie Lam, was sworn in today by ...and more »

Hong Kong is relentless in its memes making fun of Chinese president Xi Jinping and his followers - Quartz;

Hong Kong is relentless in its memes making fun of Chinese president Xi Jinping and his followers - Quartz

QuartzHong Kong is relentless in its memes making fun of Chinese president Xi Jinping and his followersQuartzHong Kongers are known to have a good sense of humor. And with Chinese president Xi Jinping's visit to Hong Kong for the 20th anniversary of the territory's handover, locals have been laughing off the tense political environment. There's been no ...and more »

Chinese President Says Hong Kong Return Ended 'Century of Humiliation' - Sputnik International;

Chinese President Says Hong Kong Return Ended 'Century of Humiliation' - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalChinese President Says Hong Kong Return Ended 'Century of Humiliation'Sputnik InternationalXi Jinping praised Hong Kong's return under Chinese rule as an end of an era of humiliation. Former Hong Kong Chief Secretary Carrie Lam waves as she declares her victory in the chief. © AP Photo/ Kin Cheung. Carrie Lam Sworn In as Hong Kong's First ...and more »

Will a Controversial Education Reform Spark Fresh Protests in Hong Kong? - International Policy Digest (press release) (blog);

Will a Controversial Education Reform Spark Fresh Protests in Hong Kong? - International Policy Digest (press release) (blog)

International Policy Digest (press release) (blog)Will a Controversial Education Reform Spark Fresh Protests in Hong Kong?International Policy Digest (press release) (blog)Carrie Lam, the incoming Chief Executive of Hong Kong, has already sparked controversy following incendiary remarks about Hong Kong's education system in which she emphasized that schools should be placing more focus on instilling a so-called ...and more »

Protests in Hong Kong as Xi Swears in New Leader - News18;

Protests in Hong Kong as Xi Swears in New Leader - News18

News18Protests in Hong Kong as Xi Swears in New LeaderNews18Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping after she swore her oath of office on the 20th anniversary of the city's handover from British to Chinese rule, in Hong Kong, China. (Photo: Reuters). Hong Kong: ...and more »

Hong Kong's new leader Carrie Lam: profile - Daily Mail;

Hong Kong's new leader Carrie Lam: profile - Daily Mail

Daily MailHong Kong's new leader Carrie Lam: profileDaily MailCarrie Lam's swearing-in as Hong Kong's new leader on Saturday marks the culmination of the lifelong civil servant's career as she inherits a divided city fearful of China's encroaching influence. Lam, 59, was widely seen as Beijing's preferred ...and more »

China's Xi warns Hong Kong to toe the line as he swears in new leader - The Star Online;

China's Xi warns Hong Kong to toe the line as he swears in new leader - The Star Online

The Star OnlineChina's Xi warns Hong Kong to toe the line as he swears in new leaderThe Star OnlineHONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping swore in Hong Kong's new leader on Saturday warning that Beijing will not tolerate any challenge to its authority in a strongly worded speech to mark the 20th anniversary of the former British colony's ...and more »

The Latest: Xi vows no tolerance for anti-China acts - Daily Mail;

The Latest: Xi vows no tolerance for anti-China acts - Daily Mail

Daily MailThe Latest: Xi vows no tolerance for anti-China actsDaily MailChinese President Xi Jinping is vowing no tolerance for any acts seen as jeopardizing Hong Kong and China's stability and security. Chief executive-elect Carrie Lam wipes her eyes as Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, right, and her husband Lam Siu-por, ...and more »

No bending, distortion of 'one country, two systems' in HK: Xi - ecns;

No bending, distortion of 'one country, two systems' in HK: Xi - ecns

ecnsNo bending, distortion of 'one country, two systems' in HK: XiecnsPresident Xi Jinping said Saturday the central government will unswervingly implement the policy of "one country, two systems" and make sure that it is fully applied in Hong Kong without being bent or distorted.[Special coverage]. To uphold and ...and more »

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

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

Asia TimesHK's role for next 20 years? Silk Road 'super-connector'Asia TimesIt 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 ...and more »

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

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

The News Lens International (press release)BREAKING: Tension Boils Over in Hong Kong; Xi Sounds WarningThe 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 ...and more »

Carrie Lam sworn in as new Hong Kong chief executive - San Francisco Chronicle;

Carrie Lam sworn in as new Hong Kong chief executive - San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleCarrie Lam sworn in as new Hong Kong chief executiveSan Francisco ChronicleChinese President Xi Jinping, right, shakes hands with Hong Kong's new Chief Executive Carrie Lam after Xi administered the oath for a five-year term in office at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center ... more. Photo: Kin Cheung, AP. Image 2 ...and more »

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

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

WDIV DetroitXi Jinping warns of 'red line' as Hong Kong marks 20 years of Chinese ruleWDIV DetroitHONG 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 ...and more »

NZ marks Hong Kong 20th anniversary - Voxy

NZ marks Hong Kong 20th anniversaryVoxyForeign Minister Gerry Brownlee has today marked the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. "The story of Hong Kong's economic success under the 'one country, two systems' arrangement has been a very ...and more »

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

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

Yahoo NewsThis is why China will want to keep Hong Kong politically stableYahoo NewsChina '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 ...and more »

Incoming leader Carrie Lam leads handover anniversary flag-raising while police remove protesters - South China Morning Post;

Incoming leader Carrie Lam leads handover anniversary flag-raising while police remove protesters - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostIncoming leader Carrie Lam leads handover anniversary flag-raising while police remove protestersSouth China Morning PostAs dawn rose over Victoria Harbour on Saturday, the Hong Kong and national Chinese flags were raised at Golden Bauhinia Square in a ceremony led by new leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, while not far away, more than 20 activists were taken away ...and more »

HK20 LIVE: 20 years since Hong Kong's Handover – Pomp & protests during Xi Jinping's visit - Hong Kong Free Press;

HK20 LIVE: 20 years since Hong Kong's Handover – Pomp & protests during Xi Jinping's visit - Hong Kong Free Press

Hong Kong Free PressHK20 LIVE: 20 years since Hong Kong's Handover – Pomp & protests during Xi Jinping's visitHong Kong Free PressDemosisto said its activists were “attacked” by the pro-Beijing group. Around 100 pro-Beijing counter protesters were at the scene. Around 20 activists including Joshua Wong were then taken away by police. In response, People's Power politician Tam Tak ...and more »

WORLD NEWS SCHEDULE AT 0200 GMT/10 PM ET @ 7/1/2017 7:33:40 AM - Daily News & Analysis

WORLD NEWS SCHEDULE AT 0200 GMT/10 PM ET @ 7/1/2017 7:33:40 AMDaily News & AnalysisEditor: Nick Macfie 65 6870 3814 Picture Desk: Singapore 65 6870 3775 Graphics queries: 65 6870 3595 (All times GMT/ET) TOP STORIES China president swears in new HK leader with a warning HONG KONG - Chinese President Xi Jinping swears in ...and more »

Young called 'future of nation' - ecns;

Young called 'future of nation' - ecns

ecnsYoung called 'future of nation'ecnsPresident 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 ...and more »

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

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

Sputnik InternationalCarrie Lam Sworn In as Hong Kong's First Female LeaderSputnik InternationalCarrie 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 ...and more »