China's President Xi Jinping told embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam the central government has a high degree of confidence in her and fully recognises the work by her and her team.
Global experts assess the progress and prospects of China’s ‘New Silk Road'.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam and police chief Stephen Lo paid visited a mosque that was struck with blue dye from a water cannon during the latest bout of violent anti-Beijing protests.
Beijing expressed resolve to see through a proposed deal that could bring an end to the US-China trade war.
The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, a measure passed by the House, would require the US secretary of state to certify each year that Hong Kong retained its autonomy in order to receive special treatment as a major financial center.
As part of the initial deal, Beijing has agreed to limited measures that could see better ties between the two countries while the US will suspending a tariff hike that was due to take effect on Tuesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping tells visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during a meeting in Beijing that the right and wrong of the situation [in disputed Kashmir] was clear, official Xinhua news agency reported.
Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad called for Carrie Lam to quit after she invoked colonial-era emergency powers to ban protesters from wearing face masks. Her move to quell months of unrest sparked immediate rallies and vows to defy the new law.
Carrie Lam said a ban on face masks would take effect on Saturday under the emergency laws that allow authorities to "make any regulations whatsoever" in whatever they deem to be in the public interest.
More than 100 people were injured during Tuesday's turmoil, the hospital authority said, as angry demonstrators took to the streets across the territory and police fired tear gas and water cannons to try to disperse them.
Soldiers, tanks and high-tech weapons file past Tiananmen Square to celebrate China's journey to become the world's second-largest economy. Meanwhile, police in restive Hong Kong shoot and wound a protester in fresh demonstrations against Beijing.
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