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Taiwan shrugs as communist China hails 70th anniversary

Sep 30, 2019 - 11:16 AM

Taiwan remains a sore point to this day among party leaders in Beijing, and the emergence of a growing Taiwanese identity is a headache for Beijing's plans

REMEMBERING THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA. This photo taken on September 20, 2019 shows 100-year-old Kuomintang army veteran Hsiang Pi-chien at the Tainan Veterans Retirement Home in Tainan. Photo by Hsu Tsun-hsu/AFP

Hong Kongers start days of rallies ahead of China's birthday

Sep 28, 2019 - 5:35 PM

Democracy protesters in semi-autonomous Hong Kong are determined to take the shine off the festivities to mark 70 years since the founding of the People's Republic of China

A man posts handbills and notes to help create a new "Lennon Wall" in the Admiralty area in Hong Kong on September 28, 2019, as activists mark the fifth anniversary of the "Umbrella Movement", a failed 79-day occupation that called for universal suffrage. Nicolas ASFOURI / AFP

Ghosts of China's past haunt former capital Nanjing

Sep 27, 2019 - 11:14 AM

Nanjing locals still remember when Mao Zedong's Nationalist rivals controlled China from their city, and some hint at dismay over its lost stature

This picture taken on September 4, 2019 shows tourists walking past a portrait of nationalist leader Sun Yat-sen at the Nanjing Chinese modern history museum, which once housed the presidential palace of the Republic of China from 1927 to 1949, in Nanjing, China's Jiangsu province. The eastern city of Nanjing contains vestiges of China's past that represent an inconvenient truth for the government today: the Chinese world has not always revolved around the Communists and Beijing.  STR / AFP

China then and now: the PRC at 70

Sep 26, 2019 - 9:09 AM

Here are some of the key ways in which China and its citizens have changed since the PRC was founded on October 1, 1949

EAST IS RED. This photo taken on September 15, 2019 shows people singing a patriotic song during an event in Hangzhou in China's eastern Zhejiang province, to celebrate the 70th year of the founding of the People's Republic of China. AFP Photo

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China to Duterte admin: Let's seize the better future

Jun 11, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Stressing that the Philippines is a close neighbor of China Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua says A good neighbor is better than a far off relative

BOOSTING TIES. Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua (center) greets the press after meeting with Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte in in Davao City, southern Philippines, on May 16, 2016. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA