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ECR Group displays its support for #HongKong with an exchange of views with pro-democracy activists

ECR Group displays its support for #HongKong with an exchange of views with pro-democracy activists

| June 17, 2020

Ahead of this week’s debate and votes on the European Parliament’s Resolution on the People’s Republic of China’s national security law for Hong Kong, the ECR has invited Wong Yik Mo, member of the pro-democracy political party Demosisto and Benedict Rogers, co-founder and Chair of Hong Kong Watch and human rights activist, to remotely take […]

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#Beijing censorship of #HongKong protests will fail say Greens

#Beijing censorship of #HongKong protests will fail say Greens

| June 18, 2019

Around two million people took to the streets on Sunday (16 June) in Hong Kong against the extradition bill despite it being suspended by the territory’s chief executive Carrie Lam.  Reacting to the situation, the European Green Party co-chairs Reinhard Bütikofer and Monica Frassoni said:  “The events in Hong Kong are a turning point in […]

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Mayor Anshun: Beijing is right choice

Mayor Anshun: Beijing is right choice

Mayor of Beijing Wang Anshun, president of the Beijing 2022 Bid Committee, spoke to media on Tuesday (2 June) on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission report which was released on Monday. “The report has confirmed our belief that Beijing 2022 offers assured Games delivery and a huge potential for winter sport,” Wang said. […]

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Evaluation Commission Report for Beijing 2022 published

Evaluation Commission Report for Beijing 2022 published

On 1 June, the Beijing 2022 Bid Committee welcomed the first report from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission under Olympic Agenda 2020, which underlines the assured Games delivery and huge winter sport potential of Beijing 2022.  The report has confirmed that Beijing 2022 has the key elements in place to stagea highly successful […]

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European and Chinese Mayors discuss sustainable urbanisation in Beijing

European and Chinese Mayors discuss sustainable urbanisation in Beijing

| November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Forty European mayors met their Chinese counterparts yesterday (23 November) in Beijing at the EU-China Urbanisation Forum. The objective of the event was twofold: increasing cooperation between European and Chinese cities when it comes to sustainable urbanisation and signing cooperation agreements to further improve knowledge-exchange between cities. In total some 800 stakeholders from European and […]

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‘Big Brother autonomy’

‘Big Brother autonomy’

| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Separating Tibet from China is the equivalent to severing an arm from a body, according to chairman Zhu Weiqun (pictured below), China’s chairman for ethnic and religious affairs. And there’s no chance of that happening. “Every inch of Tibet is important to us,” Weiqun told EU Reporter. “We will not allow any of part of […]

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