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Chinese president urges unity on rare visit to once-turbulent Xinjiang

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Xinjiang this week on his first visit in eight years to the once volatile Northwest Frontier region, where the United States has accused China of genocide against the Muslim Uighur minority. From Tuesday to Friday, Xi visited sites in Xinjiang including a cotton farm, a commercial district …

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Hong Kong court jails youths who tried to flee to Taiwan by boat

One of 12 Hong Kong activists arrested last year in mainland China for illegal border crossing arrives at Tin Shui Wai Police Station in Hong Kong, China on March 22, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG (Reuters) – Seven Hong Kong men who tried to …

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US pledges more high-level engagement with Pacific islands amid China push

Kurt Campbell attends the China Development Forum in Beijing, China, March 23, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell said on Thursday he expects more high-ranking U.S. officials to visit Pacific island nations as Washington ramps up its involvement in …

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G20 chairs Indonesia to push for peace with Ukraine, visits Russia

Indonesian President Joko Widodo listens as US Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during an event with leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as part of the special US-ASEAN summit, in Washington, US, May 13, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s President …

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New Hong Kong government retains chief financial officer in sign of continuity

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China on Sunday unveiled new senior officials in Hong Kong under new leader John Lee who vowed to take the global financial hub to new heights, while ignoring concerns about US sanctions. . In a sign of the continuity of the financial industry, which has monitored the appointment closely, Treasury Secretary …

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