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Reset China-United States relations through dialogue, respect despite differences

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It takes vision, courage and wisdom to restore normalcy to one of the world's most important bilateral relations which now stand at a key...
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China to stop recognizing British-issued passports in Hong Kong

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dpa/GNA - China plans to stop recognizing British-issued passports for Hong Kong citizens, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Friday, amid a dispute...
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Hong Kong funeral directors worry about delays amid lockdown fears

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dpa/GNA - An association of Hong Kong funeral directors warned on Thursday that more "ambush-style" lockdowns - the government's latest approach to coronavirus...
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Hong Kong declares first coronavirus lockdown amid mounting cases

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dpa/GNA - Hong Kong’s government declared its first lockdown on Saturday in a bid to contain an ongoing outbreak of the novel coronavirus...
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British barrister withdraws from Hong Kong prosecution case

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dpa/GNA - A British barrister has pulled out of a case to prosecute several high profile activists in Hong Kong, according to...
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Hong Kong calls latest US sanctions ‘insane and shameful’

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dpa/GNA - Hong Kong's government on Saturday called a new round of US sanctions against six Hong Kong and mainland Chinese officials "insane...
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Eleven arrested in Hong Kong over helping activists flee

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dpa/GNA - Hong Kong police have arrested 11 people on suspicion of helping pro-democracy activists who tried to flee for Taiwan in August,...
A green & high-tech industrial park located in Nanjing, SE China’s Jiangsu Province. Fortune 500 company Tencent and others locate their R&D center here. Photo: Yang Suping / People’s Daily Online

European companies warn of risks of an economic decoupling with China

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dpa/GNA - European companies active in China fear new dangers for their business activities despite the recent breakthrough on an investment deal between...
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Dozens of pro-democracy activists arrested in Hong Kong

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dpa/GNA - A major crackdown on pro-democracy activists took place in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with more than 50 people arrested under the territory's...
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Hong Kong reports 71 new coronavirus cases, two deaths

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Hong Kong health authorities reported 71 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, including 61 locally transmitted infections, as well as an additional 50...
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Hong Kong activist shot on National Day fails to show up for court

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A Hong Kong activist who was shot at point blank range by a police officer during clashes at a National Day protest last...
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Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai remanded in custody on fraud charge

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Media mogul Jimmy Lai was remanded in custody by a Hong Kong security court on Thursday, lawmaker Eddie Chu Hoi-dick confirmed. "The founder of @appledaily_hk...
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Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong pleads guilty to protest charges

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Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has pleaded guilty to inciting and organizing an unauthorized assembly, his spokesperson confirmed on Monday. Wong was charged with...
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Reports: 7 die, more critically injured in Hong Kong residential fire

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Seven people, including a 9-year-old, were killed on Sunday night in a fire in a four-storey residential block in Hong Kong, local media reported. The...
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Hong Kong lawmakers’ disqualification prompts mass resignation

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A group of 15 Hong Kong politicians resigned en masse on Wednesday in protest against the disqualification of four lawmakers by the National People's...
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Hong Kong police arrest 9 for aiding fleeing protesters

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Hong Kong police arrested nine people on Saturday suspected of assisting 12 protesters and activists who were arrested at sea as they attempted to...
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Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai arrested amid security law crackdown

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Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai was arrested on Monday on suspicion of breaching a national security law imposed by Beijing on the territory,...
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China sanctions 11 U.S. officials with egregious records on Hong Kong affairs

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China on Monday announced sanctions against 11 U.S. officials with egregious records on Hong Kong affairs, according to Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian...
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Hong Kong police arrest 4 people on suspicion of breach of national security law

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Hong Kong police said on late Wednesday that they had arrested four people on suspicion of breach of the national security law in...
Syrian soldiers are seen on the Damascus-Aleppo highway near the administrative border of Aleppo province, Syria, on Feb. 12, 2020. For the first time since 2012, the Syrian army wrested control of the strategic Damascus-Aleppo highway following battles against the rebel groups, a war monitor reported on Tuesday. (Str/Xinhua)

Time to remember war and peace amid political absurdity

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On the 106th anniversary of the beginning of WWI, it is time to recollect how a series of reckless mistakes and irresponsible behaviors dragged...
A vessel heads for the Star Ferry Pier at the Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong, July 27, 2019. Photo by DuanChangzheng/People’s Daily online

Hong Kong residents feel safer with national security law implemented

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"Since the passage of the national security law, I have felt a huge sense of relief," Dan Albertson, a U.S. freelancer and translator, said. ...
A flag-raising ceremony is held by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong, south China, July 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Pressuring China over Hong Kong not in Britain’s interests

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by Xinhua writer Gao Wencheng In response to Britain's suspension of its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday urged Britain...
The graphics shows an appendix released in the document titled "The Facts and China's Position Concerning the Indian Border Troops' Crossing of the China-India Boundary in the Sikkim Sector into the Chinese Territory." (Xinhua/Qu Zhendong)

China opens first cross-border trade tribunal

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A tribunal for handling cases related to cross-border trade was set up on Wednesday in the e-commerce hub of Hangzhou, capital of east...
A flag-raising ceremony is held by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong, south China, July 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Newly passed national security law a seawall safeguarding long-term prosperity, stability of Hong Kong

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The Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR)adopted on June 30 by...
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Hong Kong national security law helps ensure long-term stability of “one country, two systems”

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On June 30, the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) passed the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding...
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Hong Kong celebrates 23rd anniversary of return to motherland

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China's Hong Kong celebrated Wednesday the 23rd anniversary of its return to the motherland. The national flag was hoisted and the national anthem played at...
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Chinese lawmakers deliberate draft national security law for Hong Kong

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Chinese lawmakers Sunday held group discussions to deliberate a draft law on safeguarding national security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), during...
National Security Legislation For Hong Kong Not To Affect Its High Autonomy

National security legislation for Hong Kong not to affect its high autonomy

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The draft decision of China's top legislature to introduce national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will not affect HKSAR's...
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Hong Kong to require travelers from U.S., Europe to have virus tests upon arrival

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Hong Kong will require air travelers from the United States and Europe to have coronavirus tests upon their arrival, and aims at expanding the...
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Hong Kong expects deficit surge with unprecedented economic relief measures

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The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government's deficit for this fiscal year is expected to increase remarkably as it rolls out unprecedented rounds...