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Across China: 3,500-year-old cypress tree in Beijing regains vitality

Xinhua 06 Jul 2022
BEIJING, July 6 (Xinhua) -- A 3,500-year-old cypress tree in Beijing's suburban Miyun District has regained its vitality as evidenced by its young sprouts and fresh fruits, thanks to the government's protection efforts ... 3,500-year-old cypress tree in Beijing regains vitality.
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3,500-year-old cypress tree in Beijing regains vitality

People Daily 06 Jul 2022
BEIJING, July 6 (Xinhua) -- A 3,500-year-old cypress tree in Beijing's suburban Miyun District has regained its vitality as evidenced by its young sprouts and fresh fruits, thanks to the government's protection efforts ... staff member with the Office of Beijing Greening Commission.
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3,500-year-old tree regains vitality

Shenzhen Daily 06 Jul 2022
AN ancient cypress tree in Beijing’s suburban Miyun District has regained its vitality as evidenced by its young sprouts and fresh fruits, thanks to the government’s protection efforts ...Ancient trees are of great cultural, historical and ecological significance,” said Qu Hong, a staff member with the Office of Beijing Greening Commission.
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MI5 and FBI join forces to warn against 'game-changing' threat posed by China

ITV 06 Jul 2022
MI5 will double its investigations into China in the face of the “game-changing” threat posed by the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP), the head of the security service said in an unprecedented speech about the espionage risk presented by Beijing ... protester at Tiananmen Square.
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EDITORIAL: China has choked off Hong Kong’s freedom through ‘Sinicization’

Asahi News 04 Jul 2022
This grave fact cannot be obscured by any amount of Chinese propaganda to justify Beijing’s outrageous actions in recent years ... Gatherings to mourn the victims of China's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989 have been banned, while a newspaper critical of Beijing has been forced to cease publication.
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Big wins for veteran Singapore singer at Taiwan music awards

The Wire Network 03 Jul 2022
TAIPEI. ... At the ceremony late on Saturday, Chua expressed some astonishment that more than two decades after her debut, people were still enjoying her music ... In a surprise, Chinese rocker Cui Jian, whose song Nothing to My Name became an anthem to student protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989, won for best Mandarin male singer ... ....
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Hong Kong's Palace Museum opens its doors to public

Kyodo 03 Jul 2022
More than 900 artifacts from the Palace Museum in Beijing will be displayed in the 13,000-square-metre space, which spans seven floors and houses nine themed galleries ... Items to be displayed at the Palace Museum in Hong Kong are shown on a screen at a press conference venue on June 7, 2022. (Kyodo) ... (Kyodo) ... Related coverage. ... of handover. FOCUS ... ....
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Hong Kong in limbo 25 years after British handover to China

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 01 Jul 2022
As the city of 7.4 million people marks 25 years under Beijing’s rule on Friday, those promises are wearing thin ... Hong Kong also has banned annual protests marking China’s June 4, 1989, crackdown on the pro-democracy movement centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, with authorities citing pandemic precautions.
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Hong Kong handover: What will the next 25 years hold?

BBC News 01 Jul 2022
Dominic Lee, a pro-Beijing lawmaker, also argues that Hong Kong people still enjoy civil liberties ... Political uncertainty has set off immigration waves in the city in the past - such as when the Sino-British Joint Declaration was signed in 1984, or after the Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing in 1989.
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‘Stay or go?’ Hong Kong’s handover generation face tough choice

Al Jazeera 01 Jul 2022
Hong Kongers born around the time of the handover grew up in an atmosphere of resistance to Beijing’s encroachment on their way of life ... We cannot do large scale protests or celebrate June 4 [the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square killings in Beijing], but that doesn’t mean everything has stopped.
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Meeting with leader changes HK man's life

China Daily 01 Jul 2022
Editor's note. During President Xi Jinping's visit to Hong Kong in 2017, he toured the activity center of the Junior Police Call and met with a group of young people ... I visited Beijing and woke up at 3 am to attend the national flag-raising ceremony in Tian'anmen Square ... 1 2 Next   >>. ... .
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Party growing in appeal with nation's youth

ECNS 01 Jul 2022
Young people wave national flags and Party flags to celebrate the centenary of the Communist Party of China at Tian'anmen Square in Beijing in 2021.(Photo/Xinhua... About 4 million people have applied to join the Party each year since 2012, and more than 80 percent of the people recruited by the Party have been aged 35 or below, he said ... Related news.
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Former journalist recalls handover of Hong Kong as 25th anniversary approaches

Korea Times 30 Jun 2022
HONG KONG ― Twenty-five years ago, on the eve of July 1, 1997, masses gathered at Tiananmen Square in Beijing to celebrate the U.K.'s official handover of Hong Kong to China, which ended 156 years of British rule over its former colony.
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China’s Baidu races Waymo, GM to develop self-driving cars

Federal News Radio 30 Jun 2022
BEIJING (AP) — ... For rides with no driver and a supervisor in the passenger seat, Apollo Go started in a 60-square-kilometer (23-square-kilometer) area of Yizhuang, an industrial district on Beijing’s southeastern outskirts with wide streets and few cyclists or pedestrians.
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Leaked documents show China's plan of Uyghur repression

Beijing News 30 Jun 2022
Beijing , June 30 (ANI) ... Chinese ideas, Beijing imposed a "national language" on the Muslim ethnic minority. In just a few months it was possible for the children to sing the national anthem in Chinese and to love the "great motherland," Beijing and Tiananmen Square, Chen said.

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