China's Xi warns Hong Kong to toe the line as he swears in new leader - Reuters India

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping swore in Hong Kong's new leader on Saturday warning that Beijing will not tolerate any challenge to its authority in a strongly worded speech to mark the 20th anniversary of the former British colony's ...

The Latest: Xi vows no tolerance for anti-China acts - Daily Mail

Chinese President Xi Jinping is vowing no tolerance for any acts seen as jeopardizing Hong Kong and China's stability and security. Chief executive-elect Carrie Lam wipes her eyes as Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, right, and her husband Lam Siu-por, ...

HK's role for next 20 years? Silk Road 'super-connector' - Asia Times

It was 20 years ago today. Oh, those were heady, exciting days, informally regulated by a clock in Beijing's Tiananmen counting even the seconds left for Hong Kong's return to the motherland. They were ominous days, too. At the Foreign Correspondents ...

Hong Kong anniversary sees first female leader Carrie Lam sworn in, while pro-democracy activists march - ABC Online

Hong Kong has marked the 20th anniversary of Chinese rule over the former British colony with a formal ceremony that included the swearing in of its first female leader, while just streets away pro-democracy activists clashed with police. Carrie Lam ...

BREAKING: Tension Boils Over in Hong Kong; Xi Sounds Warning - The 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 (pictured above), had gathered in ...

Hong Kong Marks 20th Anniversary of Chinese Rule - Voice of America

Chinese President Xi Jinping has sworn in Hong Kong's new leader, Carrie Lam, on the 20th anniversary of the city's handover from British to Chinese rule. The flags of China and Hong Kong were raised at the outdoor ceremony Saturday, which took place ...

Carrie Lam sworn in as new Hong Kong chief executive - San Francisco Chronicle

Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, shakes hands with Hong Kong's new Chief Executive Carrie Lam after Xi administered the oath for a five-year term in office at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center ... more. Photo: Kin Cheung, AP. Image 2 ...

This is why China will want to keep Hong Kong politically stable - Yahoo News

China 's growing influence on Hong Kong has triggered concerns and protests, but Beijing will want to keep the city politically stable given its economic importance to the mainland and appeal to Western firms looking to set up a base in the region ...

Incoming leader Carrie Lam leads handover anniversary flag-raising while police remove protesters - South China Morning Post

As dawn rose over Victoria Harbour on Saturday, the Hong Kong and national Chinese flags were raised at Golden Bauhinia Square in a ceremony led by new leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, while not far away, more than 20 activists were taken away ...

HK20 LIVE: 20 years since Hong Kong's Handover – Pomp & protests during Xi Jinping's visit - Hong Kong Free Press

Xi says: “[M]aking everything political or creating differences and provoking confrontation will not resolve the problems. On the contrary, it will only severely damage Hong Kong's economic and social developments." "Communicating your views in a ...

No bending, distortion of 'one country, two systems' in HK: Xi - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

PRESIDENT Xi Jinping said Saturday the central government will unswervingly implement the policy of "one country, two systems" and make sure that it is fully applied in Hong Kong without being bent or distorted. To uphold and implement the principle of ...

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Carrie Lam Sworn In as Hong Kong's First Female Leader - Sputnik International

Carrie Lam was inaugurated as Hong Kong's new chief executive, becoming the region's first female leader. A police officer and a fireman try to remove a pro-democracy activist who shouts. © AP Photo/ Kin Cheung · Democracy Protesters in Hong Kong ...

Chinese President makes first trip to Hong Kong - Normangee Star

Xi Jinping began the second of his three-day visit to Hong Kong Friday with a troop inspection at one of the territory's military bases, while police remain on high alert and have warned pro-independence activists not to go ahead with a scheduled rally.

Protests in Hong Kong as Xi swears in new leader - Business Standard

President Xi Jinping swore in new Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam today as the politically divided city marked 20 years since it was handed back to China by Britain, with clashes between pro and anti-Beijing protesters close to the ceremony. Lam was ...

A tale of two presidents - Record Bee

Late last week, Chinese leader Xi Jinping made his first visit to Hong Kong as president, elegantly dressed and clearly in control. For hints of the future, kindly note that he visited the garrison of the People's Liberation Army, while Hong Kong ...

Full text of speech by President Xi Jinping at welcome dinner in HK - China.org.cn

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday delivered a speech at the welcome dinner held by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The following is the full text of his speech: Toast at the Welcome Dinner Held by. The Government of ...

Northbound trading on Bond Connect to begin Monday - "Bond Connect" website - Daily Mail

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, July 1 (Reuters) - "Northbound" trading through a long-awaited "Bond Connect" programme to connect China's $9 trillion bond market with overseas investors will start on Monday, according to a calendar posted Friday evening on ...

Russia, China, US could pool efforts to tackle global problems: Russian FM - ecns

Russia, China and the United States are able to come to terms on cooperation in addressing international problems, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday. The three countries should work together instead of making alliances and competing ...

A golden era for the HK stock market - China Daily

The wave of Chinese mainland businesses that have headed south in the past 20 years, flooding Hong Kong's stock market, sending market capitalization to record highs, has led to a historic remaking of the local bourse. The scramble for funds from ...