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

The flags of China and Hong Kong have been raised in a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of Chinese rule over Hong Kong. The territory's incoming chief executive Carrie Lam was among the dignitaries present for Saturday's outdoor ceremony at a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 Xi says Hong Kong's 'one country, two system' formula faces 'new challenges' - Free Malaysia Today

Xi added these issues should be handled correctly and analyzed rationally, and that he remained confident in the city. xi HONG KONG: Chinese President Xi Jinping said there have been “new issues” and “new challenges” in Hong Kong's implementation of ...

The Edge - Bonner County Daily Bee

Today is Friday, June 30, the 181st day of 2017. There are 184 days left in the year. Today in history. On June 30, 1997, the Union Jack was lowered for the last time over Government House in Hong Kong as Britain prepared to hand the colony back to ...