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The Latest: Thousands on Hong Kong streets for annual march - Houston Chronicle;

The Latest: Thousands on Hong Kong streets for annual march - Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleThe Latest: Thousands on Hong Kong streets for annual marchHouston ChronicleChinese President Xi Jinping, left, and Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, second left, watch a presentation during their visit to a section of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge which is under construction ... more. Photo: Dale De La Rey, AP. Image ...and more »

Cristiano Ronaldo is the question on everybody's lips as Manchester United's Hong Kong PR trip gets hijacked - South China Morning Post;

Cristiano Ronaldo is the question on everybody's lips as Manchester United's Hong Kong PR trip gets hijacked - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostCristiano Ronaldo is the question on everybody's lips as Manchester United's Hong Kong PR trip gets hijackedSouth China Morning PostPeople may think it's a cosy life being a Manchester United legend in Hong Kong. SCMP Today: HK Edition. Get updates direct to your inbox. E-mail *. By registering you agree to our T&Cs & Privacy Policy. Thank youYou are on the list. You get an ...and more »

China's first lady makes a splash in tense Hong Kong visit - Yahoo News Canada (blog);

China's first lady makes a splash in tense Hong Kong visit - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Yahoo News Canada (blog)China's first lady makes a splash in tense Hong Kong visitYahoo News Canada (blog)Hong Kong (AFP) - 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 ...and more »

China's Xi draws 'red line' in Hong Kong - The Peninsula Qatar;

China's Xi draws 'red line' in Hong Kong - The Peninsula Qatar

The Peninsula QatarChina's Xi draws 'red line' in Hong KongThe Peninsula QatarChinese President Xi Jinping delivers his speech during the 20th anniversary of the city's handover from British to Chinese rule, in Hong Kong, China, July 1, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip. AFP. Hong Kong: China's President Xi Jinping said Saturday Hong ...and more »

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

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

ecnsPresident Xi attends gala show for HK's 20th return anniversaryecnsChinese President Xi Jinping (C, front) steps onto the stage and sings in chorus the song "Ode to the Motherland" with the performers and the audience during a grand gala in Hong Kong, June 30, 2017. (Xinhua/Ma Zhancheng). President Xi Jinping attended ...and more »

HK20 LIVE: The July 1 democracy march, 20 years since Hong Kong's handover - Hong Kong Free Press;

HK20 LIVE: The July 1 democracy march, 20 years since Hong Kong's handover - Hong Kong Free Press

Hong Kong Free PressHK20 LIVE: The July 1 democracy march, 20 years since Hong Kong's handoverHong Kong Free PressMembers of localist group Civic Passion shouted "Down with the Chinese Communist Party" outside Sogo in Causeway Bay. 00:04. Hong Kong artist Kacey Wong is at Canal Road in Causeway Bay, holding a variety of signs he designed for the occasion.and more »

'Sabotage' won't be tolerated, China's Xi warns Hong Kong pro-democracy rebels - Warrington Guardian;

'Sabotage' won't be tolerated, China's Xi warns Hong Kong pro-democracy rebels - Warrington Guardian

Warrington Guardian'Sabotage' won't be tolerated, China's Xi warns Hong Kong pro-democracy rebelsWarrington GuardianChina's president Xi Jinping has said there will be no tolerance for any acts seen as jeopardising stability and security. The president employed some of his harshest language yet towarsd pro-democracy activities in the former British territory. In his ...and more »

China 'humiliating' the UK by scrapping Hong Kong handover deal, activists say - The Guardian;

China 'humiliating' the UK by scrapping Hong Kong handover deal, activists say - The Guardian

The GuardianChina 'humiliating' the UK by scrapping Hong Kong handover deal, activists sayThe GuardianPro-democracy activist Avery Ng is detained by Hong Kong police as he takes part in a protest demanding the release of Chinese Nobel rights activist Liu Xiaobo. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters. Hong Kong ...and more »

China's Xi: No tolerance for subversion in Hong Kong - MetroNews Canada;

China's Xi: No tolerance for subversion in Hong Kong - MetroNews Canada

MetroNews CanadaChina's Xi: No tolerance for subversion in Hong KongMetroNews CanadaChinese President Xi Jinping, right, administers the oath to Hong Kong's new Chief Executive Carrie Lam's new cabinet in office at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center in Hong Kong Saturday, July 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung). By: Kelvin ...and more »

Pens, lipstick, opium among banned items at China's Hong Kong military base - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka;

Pens, lipstick, opium among banned items at China's Hong Kong military base - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

The Sunday Times Sri LankaPens, lipstick, opium among banned items at China's Hong Kong military baseThe Sunday Times Sri LankaFor the thousands of Chinese soldiers stationed in Hong Kong, the pen, it appears, is mightier than the sword. Pens, contraceptives, lipstick, eye drops, opium, perfume and pets were among an unlikely list of items guests were banned from taking on a ...and more »

Hong Kong Activists Urge Mass Protest amid 'Whole New Level of Intimidation, Violence' - The News Lens International (press release);

Hong Kong Activists Urge Mass Protest amid 'Whole New Level of Intimidation, Violence' - The News Lens International (press release)

The News Lens International (press release)Hong Kong Activists Urge Mass Protest amid 'Whole New Level of Intimidation, Violence'The News Lens International (press release)Democracy activists, alleging police brutality and widespread harassment from pro-Beijing thugs, have called on Hong Kongers to take to the streets this afternoon. Listen. powerd by Cyberon. Loader. [Additional reporting by AFP]. Pro-democracy ...and more »

Hong Kong cannot afford to be torn apart by internal rift: Chinese President Xi Jinping - The Straits Times

Hong Kong cannot afford to be torn apart by internal rift: Chinese President Xi JinpingThe Straits TimesHONG KONG - Chinese President Xi Jinping in his speech on Saturday (July 1) in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule reminded the city's residents that China has sovereignty over their city. However, he also struck a ...and more »

Hong Kong: Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor sworn-in as new Chief Executive - India Today;

Hong Kong: Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor sworn-in as new Chief Executive - India Today

India TodayHong Kong: Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor sworn-in as new Chief ExecutiveIndia TodayLam Cheng Yuet-ngor was sworn-in as the new Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Saturday as the territory marks 20 years since its handover to China from Britain. Lam took her oath before Chinese President Xi ...and more »

20 years of Chinese rule: Xi warns Hong Kong to toe the line, swears in new leader - Hindustan Times;

20 years of Chinese rule: Xi warns Hong Kong to toe the line, swears in new leader - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times20 years of Chinese rule: Xi warns Hong Kong to toe the line, swears in new leaderHindustan TimesThe Chinese President was addressing dignitaries after swearing in Hong Kong's first female leader, Carrie Lam. world Updated: Jul 01, 2017 10:36 IST. Reuters, Hong Kong. Xi Jinping. Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers his speech during the 20th ...and more »

Hong Kong's New Leader Carrie Lam - NDTV;

Hong Kong's New Leader Carrie Lam - NDTV

NDTVHong Kong's New Leader Carrie LamNDTVBefore landing the top job, Lam served as deputy to her highly unpopular predecessor Leung Chun-ying, slammed as a puppet of Beijing. People | Agence France-Presse | Updated: July 01, 2017 10:09 IST. by Taboola by Taboola · Sponsored Links ...and more »

This Day in History: Hong Kong Handed Back to China - That's Online (registration);

This Day in History: Hong Kong Handed Back to China - That's Online (registration)

That's Online (registration)This Day in History: Hong Kong Handed Back to ChinaThat's Online (registration)On July 1, 1997, China resumed its control of Hong Kong after 156 years of British rule. On June 30, a day before the official handover, the Union Jack was lowered at the Government House in Central for one final time. Hong Kong returned to China.and more »

Xi Jinping warns democracy protesters in Hong Kong not to cross 'red line' - The Sydney Morning Herald

Xi Jinping warns democracy protesters in Hong Kong not to cross 'red line'The Sydney Morning HeraldHong Kong: Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned Hong Kong's youth-led democracy movement not to cross China's red line, in a tough speech to mark the 20th anniversary of the Hong Kong handover. He implicitly rejected the criticism that Beijing was ...and more »

China's Xi warns Hong Kong pro-democracy rebels of 'impermissable' threats - Belfast Telegraph;

China's Xi warns Hong Kong pro-democracy rebels of 'impermissable' threats - Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphChina's Xi warns Hong Kong pro-democracy rebels of 'impermissable' threatsBelfast TelegraphChina's president Xi Jinping has said there will be no tolerance for any acts seen as jeopardising Hong Kong and China's stability and security. In his address during a swearing-in ceremony for Carlie Lam as former British colony Hong Kong's chief ...and more »

Chinese President Xi Jinping inspects troubled HK$117 billion mega bridge on final day of Hong Kong trip - South China Morning Post;

Chinese President Xi Jinping inspects troubled HK$117 billion mega bridge on final day of Hong Kong trip - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostChinese President Xi Jinping inspects troubled HK$117 billion mega bridge on final day of Hong Kong tripSouth China Morning PostChinese President Xi Jinping inspected the construction site of the controversy-ridden Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge on Saturday morning before wrapping up his three-day visit in Hong Kong. Xi arrived at the bridge – which has cost the city HK$117 ...and more »

Chinese President Reaffirms Autonomy for Hong Kong - Sputnik International;

Chinese President Reaffirms Autonomy for Hong Kong - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalChinese President Reaffirms Autonomy for Hong KongSputnik InternationalXi Jinping vowed that Hong Kong will continue to be run under a principle that guarantees it broader autonomy but warned against attempts to go against mainland China. Chinese President Xi Jinping visits the parliament in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Jan.and more »