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 to rise 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 is set to rise over Hong Kong Saturday as the city marks two decades of Chinese rule. China's President Xi Jinping is due to attendance a formal ceremony next to Victoria ...

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 ...

Sino-British declaration 'not binding' - The Straits Times

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over Hong Kong, which laid the blueprint over how the city would be ruled after its return to China in 1997, was a historical document that no longer had any practical significance ...