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Xi Delivers Tough Speech on Hong Kong, as Protests Mark Handover Anniversary - New York Times

HONG KONG — President Xi Jinping of China delivered a tough speech Saturday at the end of a three-day visit to the semiautonomous Chinese city of Hong Kong, warning against politicizing disputes or challenging the authority of the central government.and more »

Can Carrie Lam make Hong Kong a green hub? - eco-business.com

Hong Kong's new leader Carrie Lam has vowed to push ahead with an ambitious raft of green finance and sustainability initiatives, but as she takes office on July 1, experts say that there are many challenges she must overcome to deliver on this promise.and more »

Xi Jinping Warns Hong Kong on Separatism as Marchers Call for Greater Autonomy - TIME

Mere hours after visiting Chinese president Xi Jinping warned Hong Kong to reject separatism in a farewell speech here Saturday, defiant marchers demanded greater political freedom from China and even outright independence. Pro-independence banners ...and more »

The 20th Anniversary of Hong Kong's Handover - The Diplomat

July 1 marked the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from Britain to the People's Republic of China. After two decades under Chinese sovereignty, Hong Kong's political system is showing cracks. Yet a political reform process intended to give ...and more »

Made in Hong Kong: Eu Yan Sang's 138-year journey making traditional Chinese medicine has been a bumpy one - South China Morning Post

After an 80km ferry ride south from Penang, then days on a wooden boat up the Perak River and a tedious trek through the jungle, Eu Kong, with his wife and baby, arrived in Gopeng, a remote but prosperous tin mining town in what is now Malaysia. Eu had ...and more »

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

Hong Kong (CNN) China's President Xi Jinping has warned that any efforts in Hong Kong "to challenge the power" of Beijing are "absolutely impermissible," as the former British colony marked 20 years of Chinese rule Saturday. "Any attempt to endanger ...and more »

NYSE special closing bell celebrates 20th Anniversary of HKSAR' s establishment - Xinhua

NEW YOKR, June 30 (Xinhua) -- The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Friday marked the 20th Anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) with a special closing bell ringing ceremony. Witnessed by many ...and more »

Xi expresses confidence in new HK chief executive - Xinhua

HONG KONG, July 1 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping Saturday expressed confidence in the new chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) leading the Asian financial hub to achieve new development. In their meeting shortly ...and more »

Xi inspects key infrastructure projects in HK - Xinhua

HONG KONG, July 1 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping Saturday inspected major infrastructure projects in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), urging more efforts to keep and improve its competitiveness. Xi inspected the construction site ...and more »

Full Text: Xi's speech at meeting marking HK's 20th return anniversary, inaugural ceremony of 5th-term HKSAR gov't - Xinhua

HONG KONG, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday delivered a speech at the meeting celebrating the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland and the inaugural ceremony of the fifth-term government of the Hong Kong ...and more »