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China considers to postpone 'Two Sessions', a key event in China's political calendar
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China considers to postpone ‘Two Sessions’, a key event in China’s political calendar amid the coronavirus outbreak

The Chinese government on Monday proposed to postpone China’s “two sessions,” (全国两会) a key event in the country’s political calendar, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. … Read more

two meetings - lianghui - National People’s Congress and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference
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A peek through the curtains at China’s “two meetings”

Every March, the curtains go up in China’s capital of Beijing for two major events in the political calendar. The “lianghui,” or “two meetings,” as … Read more

China's powerful internet regulator has a new boss - Xu Lin
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China’s powerful internet regulator has a new boss – Xu Lin

Beijing’s appointed a new head to its powerful internet regulator. Xu Lin has publicly vowed to maintain the ruling Communist Party’s tight grip over cyberspace.

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Nigel Farage, the leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), makes a statement after Britain voted to leave the European Union in London
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Chinese media criticise Brexit vote, but are optimistic on UK ties

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese state media on Saturday offered snide criticism of the negative consequences of democracy after Britain voted to leave the European Union, but vowed to stand by the “golden age” of Sino-British ties.

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