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The Economist explains: Has “one country, two systems” been a success for Hong Kong?

Main image:  THIS weekend Xi Jinping will set foot in Hong Kong for the first time since becoming president of China in 2013. The purpose of the visit is to mark the 20th anniversary, on July 1st, of the handover of the territory from Britain to China in 1997, and to inaugurate ...

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Withdraw troops to avoid escalation, China warns India

Beijing, June 29 (IANS) China on Thursday warned India it will escalate the current border row if it did not withdraw troops from "Chinese territory" and said this was a "precondition" for a "meaningful dialogue" with New Delhi. Beijing said it had pictures of Indian troops "trespassing" the Chinese border. Talking to the media, Foreign Ministry ...

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China says Pakistan military base talk pure speculation

China said on Thursday that talk the country was building a military base in Pakistan was pure speculation, after a Pentagon report earlier this ...

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Vietnam puts prominent blogger on trial for anti-state acts

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A lawyer says a prominent Vietnamese blogger is being tried for her Facebook posts that prosecutors say distorted government ...

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Chinese airlines introduces facial recognition

Beijing, June 29 (IANS) China Southern Airlines became the country's first carrier to use facial recognition at an airport in Nanyang city, Henan ...

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China's Xi marks Hong Kong anniversary as protests planned

HONG KONG (AP) — China's President Xi Jinping was greeted by supporters waving red Hong Kong and Chinese flags as he arrived Thursday to mark two ...

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Goodbye, Beijing: Chinese Immigrants Embrace Hong Kong Way of Life

In the 20 years since Britain gave Hong Kong back to China, a wave of immigrants from the mainland have flooded the city and they have become the newest protectors of local uniqueness.

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U.S. hopes to see Chinese activist Liu treated for cancer 'elsewhere'

By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) - Newly appointed U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad said on Wednesday the United States would like to see Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Liu Xiaobo treated elsewhere for cancer, and that the two countries must work together on human rights. Liu, 61, was jailed for 11 years in 2009 for "inciting ...

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Top Asian News 5:57 a.m. GMT

BEIJING (AP) — The new U.S. ambassador to Beijing said Wednesday that Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo should be allowed to receive treatment outside China after he was diagnosed with cancer while in prison for advocating democratic reforms. China should allow 61-year-old Liu to seek treatment elsewhere "if it would be of help," ...

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'China, US inseparable community of shared interests'

Beijing, June 28 (IANS) Despite twists and turns, China and the US have developed sound economic and trade relations, forming an inseparable ...

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