Beijing, alternately romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's third most populous city proper, and most populous capital city. The city, located in northern China, is governed as a municipality under the direct administration of the central government with 16 urban, suburban, and rural districts. Beijing Municipality is surrounded by Hebei Province with the exception of neighboring Tianjin Municipality to the southeast; together, the three divisions form the Jingjinji metropolitan region and the national capital region of China.
China reacted angrily to President Donald Trump's approval of legislation supporting Hong Kong protesters last month, but movement on another congressional bill, backing Uighur Muslims in China's.. Reuters - Published
China's envoy to the United States on Wednesday said the two countries were trying to resolve their differences over trade, but he warned of forces that he said were trying to drive a wedge between the.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted in favor of a bill that would aim to close mass detention camps for China's Uighur Muslim community as well as sanction Chinese officials involved..
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam denounced U.S. legislation protecting human rights in the embattled city after it was passed last week. That comes after a ban by Beijing against U.S. military from visiting..
FILE PHOTO: A Chinese woman adjusts a Chinese national flag next to U.S. national flags before a Strategic Dialogue expanded meeting, part of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) held..
U.S. President Trump signed into law congressional bills that back protesters in Hong Kong and threaten China with possible sanctions on human rights, prompting China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday to..
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam acknowledged on Tuesday that the record number of voters in district elections highlighted dissatisfaction with the government as she thanked residents for voting peacefully..
Chinese official media excoriated the United States and called for harsh reprisals in editorials on Thursday after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation requiring a stronger response to.. Reuters - Published
South Korea said it would seek China's help to denuclearize the Korean peninsula as one of Beijing's most senior diplomats arrived in Seoul on Wednesday to repair ties that soured over the deployment.. Reuters - Published
China summoned a representative of the U.S. embassy on Wednesday to protest against a U.S. House of Representatives bill about Beijing's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority, state television.. Reuters - Published
China warned on Wednesday that the U.S. House of Representatives bill calling for a tougher U.S. response to Beijing's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority will impact bilateral cooperation, casting.. Reuters - Published
Chinese diplomats have been instructed to promote Beijing's view more aggressively as the country grapples with the trade war with the United States, anti-government protests in Hong Kong and other.. Reuters - Published
The United States will not speculate on possible future actions by China in response to the U.S. House bill targeting camps for Muslims in western Xinjiang region, the U.S. Embassy in Beijing said on.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump's comments that a trade deal with China might have to wait until late 2020 raised fresh doubts on when the dispute might end, while a U.S. House bill targeting camps for.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would require the Trump administration to toughen its response to China's crackdown on its Muslim minority, drawing.. Reuters - Published
China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, said that Beijing and Washington must increase strategic communication and work together based on the consensus reached by the two countries' heads of state, China's.. Reuters - Published
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday oversaw the launch of a landmark pipeline that will transport natural gas from Siberia to northeast China, an economic.. Reuters - Published
China is stepping up efforts to be nice to Taiwan ahead of key elections on Jan. 11, offering better treatment to Taiwanese in China and urging the democratic island to "come home", but many there only.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law https://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-trump/trump-approves-legislation-backing-hong-kong-protesters-idUSKBN1Y12NB congressional bills that.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law legislation backing protesters in Hong Kong despite angry objections from Beijing, at a time when Trump is seeking a deal to end a damaging.. Reuters - Published
China likened claims by a Chinese asylum seeker in Australia who said he was a spy for Beijing to an absurd screenplay, accusing Taiwan's ruling party of manipulating the"concocted" story to boost its.. Reuters - Published
The alleged Chinese plot to infiltrate Australian parliament is having widespread political ramifications. But there are social implications too; as some Chinese Australians say they are now being.. SBS - Published
Australian universities should be barred from partnering with more than 100 Chinese counterparts because they have close ties with the military in Beijing, a leading think tank has said. Reuters - Published
After months of sometimes-violent unrest in Hong Kong, an election with record turnout handed a big victory to pro-democracy local district council candidates, posing a new conundrum for Beijing and.. Reuters - Published
Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, who has been in the job for four days, said on Saturday he had pressed his Chinese counterpart about the case of two Canadian citizens jailed in.. Reuters - Published
New allegations Beijing tried to infiltrate Taiwan's democracy roiled election campaigning on the island this weekend, with President Tsai Ing-wen's main opponent saying would drop out if he had taken.. Reuters - Published
Australian politicians on Saturday described as disturbing media reports that a man seeking asylum claims to be an agent of Chinese intelligence services who detailed Beijing's efforts to infiltrate.. Reuters - Published
An apparent Chinese intelligence service agent is seeking asylum in Australia after providing details on Beijing's political interference in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Australia, the Age newspaper said on.. Reuters - Published
China's new ambassador to Canada on Friday warned Ottawa not to follow the U.S. lead and formally back protesters in Hong Kong, saying such a move would cause "very bad damage" to already poor ties.. Reuters - Published
China lodged stern representations with the United States after U.S. navy ships sailed in the South China Sea near islands claimed by Beijing, foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a daily.. Reuters - Published
The Chinese government warned self-ruled Taiwan on Thursday that it was courting "disaster", after the running mate for President Tsai Ing-wen in January elections said he was working toward the.. Reuters - Published
China resolutely opposes U.S. lawmakers' passing of a Hong Kong human rights bill and will never allow anyone to destroy Hong Kong's prosperity and stability, senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said on.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills to back protesters in Hong Kong and send a warning to China about human rights, with President Donald Trump expected to sign them into.. Reuters - Published
China made stern representations to a representative of the U.S. embassy in Beijing on Wednesday after the Senate unanimously passed legislation aimed at protecting human rights in Hong Kong. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed legislation on Tuesday aimed at protecting human rights in Hong Kong amid a crackdown on a pro-democracy protest movement, drawing condemnation from Beijing. Reuters - Published
The FBI wished it had taken swifter action as Beijing recruited U.S.-based researchers to transfer intellectual property from American laboratories, a senior official at the agency said on Tuesday.. Reuters - Published
Hong Kong lawyers and scholars keen to safeguard the territory's vaunted legal independence were alarmed on Tuesday by a statement from a Chinese parliamentary body questioning a Hong Kong court's.. Reuters - Published
The United States condemned the "unjustified use of force" in Hong Kong and called on Beijing to protect Hong Kong's freedom, a senior official in President Donald Trump's administration said Sunday,.. Reuters - Published
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has named as her running mate for 2020 elections a former premier who angered Beijing so badly last year with his support for the island's formal independence that a major.. Reuters - Published
Two Australian lawmakers who were denied entry to China for a study tour because of their outspoken criticism of Beijing must "repent and redress their mistakes" if they want to visit the country,.. Reuters - Published
Two Australian lawmakers who had been denied entry to China for a study tour because of their outspoken criticism of Beijing must "repent and redress their mistakes" if they want to visit the country,.. Reuters - Published
Beijing has doubled down in its criticism of Stockholm's support for Gui Minhai, a book publisher detained in China, after Sweden's minister for culture attended a literary award ceremony in his honor. Reuters - Published
Sweden's minister for culture will be banned from entering China if she attends a literary award ceremony on Friday for detained Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai, Beijing's ambassador to the Nordic.. Reuters - Published
A Japanese academic detained in Beijing since September has been released and returned to the country on Friday, in a move expected to help pave the way for a state visit by Chinese President Xi.. Reuters - Published
Taiwan’s opposition presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu called on Thursday for a return to a consensus with the mainland that there is only one China, but rejected Beijing’s formula for Hong.. Reuters - Published
The European Union is discussing a visit for ambassadors to China's far western region of Xinjiang, where Beijing has been accused of oppressing ethnic Uighurs, but the trip is unlikely to happen.. Reuters - Published
China said on Wednesday Taiwan was scaremongering with talk of a possible Chinese attack, after Taiwan's foreign minister said Beijing could resort to military conflict to divert domestic pressure if.. Reuters - Published