Hong Kong's leader pledged to listen to public opinion on Monday and referred to deep-seated problems in society after a landslide election victory by opponents of Chinese rule amid months of sometimes violent pro-democracy unrest.
Belonging to China, but gifted with a more liberal legal system, Hong Kong is in the throes of a self-proclaimed “revolution.” Its adherents say they are simply fighting for basic rights such as free speech and fair elections.
China's Belt and Road Initiative must be green and sustainable, President Xi Jinping said in opening a summit on his grand strategy, adding that the massive infrastructure and trade plan would deliver "high-quality" growth for all.
China's Communist Party has ended its four-day meeting with the promotion of Vice President Xi Jinping to a key military post. The World's Mary Kay Magistad covered the meeting of the ruling party's governing Central Committee in Beijing.
The man likely to become China's next leader, Vice-President Xi Jinping, is set to begin a closely watched visit to the United States. In comments ahead of his trip Xi sounded a note of warning to the US over its military stance in the Pacific.
China's leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping held his first talks with a foreign official since vanishing from the public eye nearly two weeks ago. He met with US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing.
China is going through an unsually messy transition of power, punctuated by a murder trial, a disgraced politician, and a disappearing leader-in-waiting. People in China have a different perspective. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has the story.