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China moves to bar Hong Kong activists as fear grows over intervention

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s parliament passed a ruling on Monday that effectively bars two elected Hong Kong pro-independence politicians from taking office, Beijing’s most direct intervention in the territory’s legal and political system since the 1997 handover.

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Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen speaks during an interview in Luque

U.N. agency snubs Taiwan, recognising Beijing’s ‘One China’

MONTREAL/TAIPEI (Reuters) – A U.N. aviation agency has snubbed Taiwan by not inviting it to its assembly in Canada, the latest sign of pressure China is bringing to bear on the new independence-leaning government of an island it views as a renegade province.

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Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea: China thanks countries for supporting

Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea: China thanks countries for supporting

BEIJING (Reuters) – China expressed thanks on Tuesday for the dozens of countries it says have offered support for its position on a case brought by the Philippines over Chinese claims in the South China Sea, saying they are speaking out to uphold justice.

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