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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 »

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 »

HK20: Joshua Wong – Beijing has shown it will do anything to suppress Hong Kong democracy - Hong Kong Free Press;

HK20: Joshua Wong – Beijing has shown it will do anything to suppress Hong Kong democracy - Hong Kong Free Press

Hong Kong Free PressHK20: Joshua Wong – Beijing has shown it will do anything to suppress Hong Kong democracyHong Kong Free PressThree years ago, the Umbrella Movement blossomed in Hong Kong. Civil society insisted on the principles of peace and nonviolence, and exercised civil disobedience, occupying the streets of Hong Kong. While asking for the Beijing government to keep its ...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 »

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

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

Global TimesPresident Xi attends gala show for HK's 20th return anniversaryGlobal TimesChinese 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 ...and more »

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

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

U.S. News & World ReportChina President Xi Swears in New Hong Kong LeaderU.S. News & World ReportHong 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 ...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 »

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 flag rises over Hong Kong as city marks 20 years of Chinese rule - CNN;

China's flag rises over Hong Kong as city marks 20 years of Chinese rule - CNN

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

China rips up Hong Kong deal 20 years on - The Times (subscription);

China rips up Hong Kong deal 20 years on - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription)China rips up Hong Kong deal 20 years onThe Times (subscription)China has ripped up a 50-year treaty signed by Britain to protect the rights of Hong Kong — on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the handover of the territory. The Times report on the handover. The Chinese foreign ministry said that the Basic Law, ...and more »